REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 15:00

| 9 black rhinos from SA relocate to Tanzania in a bid to protect species

Nine black rhinos from SA have arrived in the Serengeti as part of efforts to repopulate the park with the critically endangered species, Tanzanian authorities say....

| 9 black rhinos from SA relocate to Tanzania in a bid to protect species

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Rare black rhinos relocated to Tanzania in Serengeti repopulation plan Tanzania has flown in nine black rhinos to its Serengeti national park from South Africa as part of efforts to restore its population of the critically endangered species....
2019-09-12, 19:00

Black squirrel 'super' species? No, just a darker shade of grey Black squirrel result of interbreeding between grey and fox squirrels – and they both carry virusIn popular myth they are an aggressive new “super” species pushing out the grey squirrel just as it has displaced the red squirrel.But the black squirrels seen scampering through southern England are a f...
2019-08-13, 23:00

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on coal companies to help fund their medical care, as rates of the progressive respiratory disease rise in parts of Appalachia....
2019-07-23, 13:13

Trump Administration’s Changes to The Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species To Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixon, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is credited wi...
2019-08-15, 02:13

The Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixon, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is credited wi...
2019-08-15, 06:00

Moving help: How to relocate without losing your mind CONSUMER CHECKBOOK | A top company should take good care of your possessions while moving them from Home A to Home B, respecting your time, your spaces and your stuff....
2019-06-03, 14:52

Windows 10 preview gives you the chance to relocate Cortana Windows 10 testers have been graced with a new preview build for the update due to land in the first half of 2020, which introduces a new trick for the revamped Cortana app.Build 18975 (20H1) has been pushed out to the fast ring with the headline change being the ability to move the Cortana window a...
2019-09-07, 11:52

Malta to relocate migrants on German rescue ship Migrants on board a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy will be taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states, Malta's prime minister said on Sunday....
2019-07-07, 22:13

Yankees relocate Deivi Garcia in possible call-up hint Could Yankee farmhand Deivi Garcia’s subpar Triple-A campaign end with a call up to the bigs? The Bombers say it could happen. Now that the RailRiders’ season is over the Yankees are sending Garcia to keep working out in their minor league complex down in Tampa just in case they need his live arm fo...
2019-09-09, 22:52

China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it embarks on far-reaching reforms in the sector following a fatal explosion at a factory in March....
2019-05-24, 07:39

Dallas crane collapse probed as apartment residents forced to relocate Hundreds of apartment residents will be forced to relocate in Dallas after a powerful windstorm toppled a crane onto the building, killing one woman and injuring five others....
2019-06-11, 21:13

Drones could be used to herd rhinos away from poaching hotspots It’s costly to protect southern white rhinos from poachers, but a study suggests the vulnerable animals could be deterred from poaching hotspots using drones...
2019-07-17, 04:13

Scientists use IVF procedures to help save near-extinct rhinos Two embryos have been created in an attempt to rescue northern white rhinosScientists have successfully created two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino in a landmark effort to save the species.The international team of researchers and conservationists drew on IVF procedures to create th...
2019-09-12, 05:00

Trump officials tour unused FAA facility in California in search for place to relocate homeless people President Trump has directed aides to launch a major crackdown on homelessness in California, spurring an effort across multiple government agencies to determine how to deal with sprawling tent camps on the streets of Los Angeles and other cities, officials said....
2019-09-12, 11:52

Phenomenally Black: Phenomenal Woman and Black Futures Lab Join Forces for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Meena Harris never intended to start a movement. The attorney, CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign—and coincidentally, also the niece of the only black female presidential candidate running in 2020—was just trying to make a statement when she launched a line of t-shirts that read...
2019-08-23, 15:39

Rare Rhinos Among More Than 200 Animals Killed In Assam Floods Forty percent of Kaziranga National Park in Assam has been left under water following 10 days of torrential rains that have also killed more than 71 people in the northeastern state....
2019-07-24, 18:52

Eggs from last northern white rhinos fertilized, scientists say Seven eggs from the world's last two remaining northern white rhinos have been successfully fertilized artificially, reviving hopes of saving the endangered animals, scientists said on Monday....
2019-08-27, 01:26

Scientists Fertilize Eggs From the Last Two Northern White Rhinos A mother and daughter are the only two northern white rhinoceroses left in the world. Their eggs were fertilized using sperm from males who have died....
2019-08-28, 11:13

Scientists fertilize eggs from last northern white rhinos Scientists have successfully fertilized eggs taken from two female northern white rhinos, a year after the last remaining male died. The procedure has raised hopes about saving the highly endangered animals....
2019-08-26, 21:39

Floods worsen in India's northeast; rare rhinos in danger Floods in northeast India worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the rising waters....
2019-07-16, 13:26

Fertility experts aim to help save northern white rhinos from extinction Only two female northern white rhinoceroses are left, prompting Merck to work with the BioRescue Project -- to offer assisted reproductive technologies to save the species from extinction....
2019-08-05, 19:26

From Flood-Hit Assam, A Photo Of Rhinos Huddled On A Small Piece Of Land A tiger escaped from the Kaziranga National Park in flood-ravaged Assam and stretched out on a shophouse bed Thursday, startling residents and shining a spotlight on the plight of animals caught up in......
2019-07-18, 16:13

Test tube embryo transfer may give near-extinct rhinos a second chance Lab-made embryos are one step closer to saving a virtually extinct species. Scientists have successfully transferred a test tube rhino embryo back into a female for the first time, implanting the creation into a southern white rhino in Poland. The......
2019-06-30, 23:39

Rare Rhinos In Kaziranga National Park In Danger As Assam Floods Worsen Floods in Assam worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the......
2019-07-16, 19:26

Conservation Nightmare: Rhinos Have Become Even More Attractive To Poachers After Evolving Skin Made Of Rare Mint-Condition Baseball Cards The constant scourge of poaching has driven many rhino species to the brink of extinction, and unfortunately, it now looks like their situation is becoming more dire than ever before: Rhinos have become even more attractive to poachers after evolving skin made of rare, mint-condition baseball cards....
2019-06-07, 22:13

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date Jesus, or DeRay Mckesson’s On The Other Side of F...
2019-06-06, 22:39

Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania on the up Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have started to rise again following a government crackdown on organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching....
2019-07-13, 21:26

| WHO investigating possible unknown illness in Tanzania The World Health Organisation is sending a team to Tanzania to urgently investigate a "rumour" linked to the death of a person over an unknown illness....
2019-09-13, 01:26

Tanker blast: more than 60 dead in Tanzania A damaged tanker truck exploded in eastern Tanzania on Saturday as people were trying to siphon fuel out of it, killing more than 60, police said.        ...
2019-08-11, 09:00

Tanzania chooses energy over the environment Construction has begun of a mega dam to improve power supply throughout the country. There are fears this could herald the end of the Selous Game Reserve....
2019-06-19, 21:52

Kenya and Tanzania: Living on the Mara River, together Scientists are gathering data on the Mara River to ensure it can continue to support life, all the way from its source in Kenya to its mouth in Tanzania....
2019-09-10, 19:13

South Africa seizes Air Tanzania passenger jet South African authorities seized an Airbus passenger jet operated by Air Tanzania, forcing the state-run airline to cancel a flight to Dar es Salaam....
2019-08-25, 00:52

Tanzania fire coach after Cup of Nations exit "Tanzania have fired their national team coach Emmanuel Amunike after they failed to win a game at the Africa Cup of Nations and exited at the group stage."...
2019-07-09, 12:13

Tanzania plans cable car for Mount Kilimanjaro Tanzania wants to boost tourist numbers by putting a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, and is in talks about the project with a Chinese and a Western company....
2019-05-21, 17:00

WHO investigating death in Tanzania due to unknown illness A woman whose death in Tanzania is being investigated by the World Health Organization probably did not have Ebola, a spokesman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday....
2019-09-14, 08:00

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
2019-06-02, 07:00

Tanzania: Fuel tanker blast kills dozens Police say more than 50 people have been killed after an explosion involving a fuel tanker in eastern Tanzania. A large number of those killed had been siphoning fuel from the tanker after it crashed....
2019-08-10, 13:13

Fuel tanker explosion kills scores in Tanzania At least 60 dead and 70 injured by blast as people siphoned petrol from crashed tankerAt least 60 people have been killed and 70 injured after a fuel tanker exploded in Tanzania after a collision.The tanker burst into flames as crowds gathered to siphon petrol from the vehicle in Morogoro, about 125...
2019-08-10, 17:00

Tanzania's Zanzibar begins to register traditional healers Zanzibar's traditional healers with their toolkits of herbs, holy scriptures and massages are being registered by authorities keen to regulate the practitioners who treat everything from depression to hernias....
2019-09-16, 13:00

Senegal make light of Mane's absence in win over Tanzania "Senegal made light of the absence of suspended forward Sadio Mane to dispatch Tanzania with a convincing 2-0 win in their opening Africa Cup of Nations match on Sunday."...
2019-06-24, 09:26

Mozambique says militants kill 11 in attack near Tanzania border Eleven people were killed in an attack last week by an Islamist militant armed group in northern Mozambique near its border with Tanzania, Mozambican police said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03, 17:13

Africa Cup of Nations: Tanzania must learn from exit, says Amuneke Tanzania's head coach Emmanuel Amuneke says the Africa Cup of Nations has been a real 'eye-opener' for the Taifa Stars following an early exit in Egypt....
2019-07-03, 20:26

| Missing or murdered: the grim fate of Tanzania dissidents Some turn up dead or injured. Others are never heard of again: A wave of kidnappings in Tanzania that appears to target critics of the government has set the nation on edge....
2019-07-31, 17:52

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
2019-06-01, 06:26

Law passed to restrict foreign film production in Tanzania Foreign companies filming in Tanzania must give the government the right to vet raw footage and let the country use the movie in promotional material, according to a bill passed by parliament on Thursday....
2019-06-28, 00:52

| Tanzania mourns 64 killed in fuel tanker blast Tanzania is in mourning, preparing to bury the dead after 64 people perished when a crashed fuel tanker exploded as crowds rushed to syphon off leaking petrol....
2019-08-11, 21:26

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

| Tanzania charges Vodacom of depriving state of $4.8 million Tanzania charged five employees of the Vodacom Group’s local unit, including Managing Director Hisham Hendi, with allegedly depriving the government of more than $4.8 million in revenue....
2019-05-21, 17:00

UK, U.S. urge Tanzania to respect "due process" after journalist arrested Britain and the United States urged Tanzania on Friday to guarantee due process of law for a journalist arrested on charges that his lawyer and rights groups called politically motivated....
2019-08-09, 12:00

Tech firms to check suppliers after mining revelations in Tanzania Apple says it is ‘deeply committed to responsible sourcing of materials’Electronics companies, including Canon, Apple and Nokia, are re-evaluating their supply chains following reports they may be using gold extracted from a Tanzanian mine that has been criticised for environmental failures.Over th...
2019-06-18, 18:52

Tanzania buries dozens killed in fuel tanker blast Tanzania has laid to rest most of the people who died after an explosion involving an overturned fuel tanker. The victims had been collecting fuel from the tanker after it crashed....
2019-08-12, 04:26

Tanzania governor to create a database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
2019-08-15, 04:39

CORRECTED-Tanzania to buy new Airbus, De Havilland planes for national carrier Tanzania's government will buy two new Airbus jets and one plane from De Havilland Canada as part of a fleet expansion plan for the national flag carrier, the president said on Thursday....
2019-07-20, 16:13

Tanzania politician says he wants to launch database of married men to crack down on cheating The governor of Tanzania's largest city wants to create a database that tracks married men in the East African region in order to crack down on infidelity and "humiliating" women, he said this week....
2019-08-16, 17:39

Amid safety fears, Burundi to repatriate 200,000 refugees from Tanzania Burundi said on Tuesday it would start repatriating 200,000 of its refugees from neighboring Tanzania in October, sparking fears of forced returns among those who have crossed the border to escape violence....
2019-08-27, 20:00

Acacia's Q2 production jumps 19% on higher output from Tanzania mine Acacia Mining on Monday reported a 19% jump in gold production for the second quarter as output from its Tanzania mine improved, adding pressure on majority shareholder Barrick Gold to revise its buyout proposal....
2019-07-08, 09:52

62 dead after fuel tanker explodes in eastern Tanzania: police A damaged tanker truck exploded in eastern Tanzania as people were trying to siphon fuel out of it Saturday, killing at least 62 in one of the worst incidents of its kind in the East African country....
2019-08-11, 01:00

| South Africa court releases impounded Air Tanzania plane A South African court has ordered the release of an Air Tanzania jet after it was impounded over a farmer's $33-million compensation claim, Tanzania's government says....
2019-09-06, 08:52

Tanzania seizes ivory tusks equivalent to killing 117 elephants The elephant population in Tanzania, famed for its wildlife reserves, shrank from 110,000 in 2009 to barely 43,000 in 2014, according to a 2015 census, with conservation groups blaming rampant poaching....
2019-09-05, 22:13

Tanzania seizes ivory tusks equivalent to 117 elephants killed Tanzania has seized ivory tusks equivalent to killing at least 117 elephants, its tourism minister said, part of its drive to stamp out organized criminal networks involved in years of industrial-scale poaching....
2019-09-05, 12:26

| Tanzania fuel tanker blast: Death toll stands at 60 At least 62 people died and about 70 others injured in Tanzania on Saturday when a crashed tanker exploded while a crowd was trying to siphon off fuel, the police said....
2019-08-11, 21:26

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions on civil society organisations and tourism, writes Paul Mulindwa....
2019-07-10, 10:13

Acacia Mining reports 13% rise in gold reserves for Tanzania mine Acacia Mining on Friday reported a 13% rise in gold reserves at the end of May for its Gokona Mine in North Mara, Tanzania, adding weight to its view that majority shareholder Barrick Gold's buyout proposal undervalued the miner....
2019-07-05, 09:13

Tanker truck in Tanzania explodes as people siphon fuel, at least 62 killed A damaged tanker truck exploded Tanzania on Saturday, with at least 62 people burning to death, among the worst incidents of this kind in the country....
2019-08-10, 18:26

Olunga nets fabulous double as Kenya beat Tanzania in thriller "Kenya, helped by a Michael Olunga brace, twice came from behind to beat East African neighbours Tanzania 3-2 on Thursday and chalk up their second-ever win at the Africa Cup of Nations."...
2019-06-28, 05:26

Tanzania governor wants to create a national database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
2019-08-14, 01:39

Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country's presidency said....
2019-07-10, 17:39

Tanzania tanker blast kills dozens as crowd siphons fuel A fuel tanker exploded in eastern Tanzania on Saturday killing at least 60 people, authorities said, as flames ripped through a crowd that had gathered to siphon petrol from it....
2019-08-10, 14:39

UPDATE 1-Acacia says sidelined from Barrick-Tanzania govt tax dispute talks Acacia Mining Plc said on Wednesday it remained out of the discussions between Barrick Gold Corp and the Government of Tanzania on a tax dispute, a day after the Canadian miner bid to take full control of the company....
2019-05-22, 10:13

Black Is the New Black: Harlem's Fashion Row Presented a Challenge at Its 2019 Gala—and We Were Present “Tonight was a test. How many of you passed?” asked Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) founder Brandice Daniel of the packed house at New York City’s One World Observatory on Thursday evening. The invitation’s dress code read “All Black Everything”—which, to the glancing eye, seemed a pretty easy ask from a...
2019-09-06, 23:13

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him and tried to arrest the POLICE OFFICER for carrying...
2019-07-14, 21:26

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
2019-08-20, 02:39

Black Girls Rock! Reminds Us That the World Would Be Lost Without Black Women We owe black women a debt that we could never even imagine repaying. They have blessed us with their presence and for that, we are better as a collective. The love they have shown us held us through some of our darkest times, while simultaneously reminding us that we are worthy and we would surely b...
2019-09-10, 00:52

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On Friday, HBO premiered A Black Lady Sketch Show, a v...
2019-08-03, 19:26

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: A Nigerian star hoping to make history with Tanzania Tanzania have to be the biggest underdog at the Africa Cup of Nations. Now, coached by a former Nigerian star, the East African team is set to face Kenya in a highly anticipated battle between neighbors....
2019-06-27, 19:13

President urges Tanzania's women to 'set ovaries free', have more babies to boost economy President John Magufuli urged Tanzania's women to "set your ovaries free" and bear more children as a way to help boost the economy into a regional powerhouse, a step critics said would instead worsen inequality and poverty....
2019-07-10, 13:52

In Tanzania, UN refugee chief praises ‘regional peacemaker’ role, and efforts to welcome neighbours on the run The head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has praised Tanzania for the long-standing welcome it offers hundreds of thousands of refugees, describing it as a “regional peacemaker” in an unstable part of Africa, that deserves more international support....
2019-05-21, 19:13

US says man can bring back 'skin, skull, teeth and claws' of hunted Tanzania lion Environmental organizations say ‘very concerning’ move could open floodgates for importing other endangered speciesThe Trump administration has authorized a Florida man to bring back the “skin, skull, teeth and claws” of a lion he hunted in Tanzania, granting the first permit to import a lion from t...
2019-09-15, 09:13

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge: A NASCAR-decorated garage housing two Confederate...
2019-08-10, 20:13

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge: A NASCAR-decorated garage housing two Confeder...
2019-08-11, 17:00

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Editor at The Root) and Marcus Ferrell, former African...
2019-07-11, 22:13

Here are some of the USA's most endangered species The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...
2019-08-14, 02:00

New species of stegosaurus uncovered in Moroccan dig Scientists believe dinosaur dates back to 168m years ago during the middle Jurassic period A new species of one of the most recognisable types of dinosaur is also the oldest of its kind ever discovered, British scientists believe.Remains of a stegosaurus, an armoured dinosaur instantly recognisable ...
2019-08-20, 22:00

We now know what causes these two shark species to glow green Enlarge / The lighter areas on the skin of this chain cat shark contain a special molecule that absorbs the ocean's blue light and turns it into green light. (credit: David Gruber / iScience) Scientists have figured out why certain species of shark can absorb blue light in the ocean and essential...
2019-08-08, 17:26

A new species of 'cat fox' may be prowling a French island There may be a fascinating new species of fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your guts....
2019-06-20, 04:26

New species of stegosaur is oldest ever found The 186 million year old stegosaur, named Adratiklit boulahfa, discovered in the Middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco, is the first thyreophoran dinosaur found in North Africa....
2019-08-22, 22:52

Two new species of electric eel come as a shock to biologists It was thought that there was only one species of electric eel but a new survey finds there are three, and one has set a new record for its electric discharge...
2019-09-10, 18:00

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
2019-05-26, 02:26

'I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman': Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix's See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon Bristol and produced by Spike Lee, See You Yesterd...
2019-05-25, 16:26

A gem hunter accidentally discovered a new dinosaur species Gem hunters and paleontologists have a lot in common. Both spend a lot of time sifting through dirt and rock in the hopes of finding things that have been hidden for countless years and every so often their tireless quests overlap. Bob Foster, an Australian gem hunter, knows this better than most, a...
2019-06-05, 07:52

Know These Tick Species to Stay Safe Outdoors Ticks are best known for latching on to you in the woods, sucking your blood, and spreading Lyme disease—but not all ticks are alike. There are different species, living in different areas, and they don’t all transmit the same diseases. According to the CDC, the ticks to watch out for include these:...
2019-07-05, 22:26

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
2019-06-11, 11:52

New species of fly named after 'Game of Thrones' villain Winter may have come and gone for "Game of Thrones" and its infamous character, the Night King, but his legacy is poised to live on — in the form of a fly....
2019-07-01, 22:26

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

Scientists Discover New Bug Species Because of Its Weird Dick A nearly 500-acre cemetery cuts through west Brooklyn, featuring rolling hills that produce some of the city’s most spectacular vistas and a surprising variety of plant and animal diversity. Here, scientists have recently discovered an entirely new species of beetle based on its weird-shaped dick.Re...
2019-08-02, 23:39

Our species got to Europe 165,000 years earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
2019-07-10, 21:13

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
2019-07-12, 20:13

DNA 'pregnancy test' could help identify endangered species A new DNA technique involving snow leopards and similar to a pregnancy test could provide a breakthrough in how endangered species in the wild are monitored....
2019-08-07, 02:26

Biologists name new rat snake species after little-known Iron Age kingdom Scientists have identified a new species of rat snake living in Eastern Europe. The team of herpetologists decided to name the snake after the often overlooked Iron Age kingdom of Urartu....
2019-05-29, 01:39

Europe's small cars an endangered species Looming European emission rules may price small cars out of the market in Europe, and they're sending automakers back to the drawing board for a surprising segment of their product portfolios....
2019-06-22, 10:39

Scientists discover new Chinese firefly species Scientists have discovered the first ever species of bioluminescent click beetle in Asia which remarkably appears to have evolved there for the first time....
2019-07-24, 19:26

New lizard species found in guts of microraptor Paleontologists in China have recovered the complete remains of an ancient lizard from the stomach of a volant dromaeosaurid species, Microraptor zhaoianus, a small, bird-like dinosaur....
2019-07-12, 01:13

Climate change displaced 55 species from UK in last decade A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade....
2019-07-18, 22:26

New dinosaur species discovered in South Africa Researchers in South Africa have discovered a new species of dinosaur. The newly named dino remains had been laying misidentified in storage collections for three decades....
2019-08-07, 02:52

Illegal killings endanger two wolves species Illegal killings and political resistance have endangered two species of wolves despite more than $80 million in government spending. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-23, 12:39

Trump administration weakens use of Endangered Species Act The action, which expands the administration's rewrite of U.S. environmental laws, is the latest that targets protections, including for water, air and public lands....
2019-08-13, 05:39

A third of wild bee and hoverfly species are in decline in Britain Concerns are rising about the loss of pollinators in Britain after analysis found that 33 per cent of bee and hoverfly species have declined since 1980...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Conservationists sue Trump administration over Endangered Species Act Conservationists sued the Trump administration Wednesday for its interpretation of the Endangered Species Act that they said considerably weakens protection for threatened animals....
2019-08-23, 21:13

Trump administration rolls out changes to Endangered Species Act The Trump Administration is rolling out changes to the landmark Endangered Species Act. The changes will allow the federal government to put an economic cost on saving a species and end blanket protections for newly listed species. The Trump admminsitration announces change to the Endangered Species...
2019-08-13, 06:26

Trump Administration Guts Endangered Species Act At a time when species face an unprecedented threat from human activities, the Trump administration is rolling back key protections for those most at risk of extinction. Read more......
2019-08-13, 00:26

Trump to Endangered Species: Drop Dead Every now and then in the hellacious 24-hour news cycle that is the Trump presidency, there comes a story that is so absurd and yet utterly predictable it kinda stops me in my tracks. This is one of those stories....
2019-08-13, 00:00

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

New electric eel species packs most powerful punch According to a new study, the infamous electric eel is not one species, but three; and one of the newly named species has a record breaking discharge....
2019-09-17, 05:52

Trump overhauling enforcement of Endangered Species Act WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, in a move that it says will reduce regulatory burdens but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction....
2019-08-12, 22:52

Hurricane Dorian may have wiped out at least one bird species In addition to killing several people and destroying thousands of buildings in the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian was probably a disaster for local wildlife...
2019-09-04, 17:52

New pterosaur species had a wingspan twice the height of a giraffe Queen Mary University of London researchers just identified a new species of pterosaur that’s one of the largest flying animals ever found.       ...
2019-09-10, 20:26

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million times that of our Sun, but size is a relative thing when we’re talking about the universe, and astronomers just spotted a black hole in a distant...
2019-08-13, 03:13

With A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black women are no longer just background in sketch comedy On August 2, at a private screening of the premiere of A Black Lady Sketch Show, series creator Robin Thede regaled an audience of mostly Black women, including myself, with a story of failure, friendship, and new beginnings. With The Rundown With Robin Thede, she became only the fourth Black woman ...
2019-09-07, 17:52

Tanzania 0-3 Algeria: Adam Ounas shines as Algeria top Group C Napoli midfielder Adam Ounas shines as Algeria finish top of Group C with victory in their final group game against Tanzania at the Africa Cup of Nations....
2019-07-02, 00:13

Black Shark 2 Pro gaming phone builds on the popular Black Shark 2 smartphone When the Black Shark 2 came out we found it a pretty decent gaming smartphone, albeit with some small flaws here and there; now three months later Black Shark has unveiled a newer version of the device, called the Black Shark 2 Pro.The Black Shark 2 Pro is currently only available in China, but Blac...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Newly Identified Electric Eel Species Is Most Shocking Animal Ever Genetic data has revealed several distinct electric eel species living throughout South America, including the most shocking eel (and animal) discovered yet. Read more......
2019-09-11, 01:39

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two feet...
2019-05-21, 17:52

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

From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species Representatives of some 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that is decimating shark populations...
2019-08-18, 03:52

New ‘beaked’ whale species discovered off coast of Japan Pleasure to meet you, Berardius minimus. A strange-looking new species of whale has been discovered off the coast of Japan. Though it’s similar to a previously known kind of whale also marked by a short “beak,” researchers confirmed local whalers’ suspicions that there was so...
2019-09-06, 14:52

Countries agree on protections for over a dozen shark species GENEVA — Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean’s most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing and the Chinese appetite for shark fin soup. Three proposals covering ...
2019-08-27, 08:39

Skull shows our species got to Europe 165,000 earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
2019-07-10, 20:26

Rare Species Of Tortoise Seen In Arunachal, Second Sighting Since June Another species of "impressed" tortoise, also known as "Manouria impressa" has been sighted for the second time since its discovery in Arunachal Pradesh in June this year....
2019-08-25, 11:00

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you also — in most cases — get to pick its new name. Some scientists choose names for species...
2019-07-15, 04:13

Hurricane Dorian may have made a species of bird go extinct In addition to killing several people and destroying thousands of buildings in the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian may have killed the last surviving Bahama nuthatches...
2019-09-04, 20:39

Texas fossil uncovers new species of duckbilled dinosaur The fossil discovered at the Big Bend National Park in Texas led to the classification of the Aquilarhinus palilmentus.        ...
2019-07-17, 00:26

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection The tallest living land animal faces 'silent extinction,' one conservation group has said. Some 106 countries backed a CITES protection, paving the way toward regulating international trade in giraffes....
2019-08-23, 08:00

Scientists discover new species of dinosaur related to the Velociraptor Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million years ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic....
2019-07-09, 22:52

Found In Jungles Of Arunachal: A Rare Species Never Seen In India Before A chance rescue by a forest ranger in Arunachal Pradesh's remote jungles of Yazali last week has created a sensation after a photo of the critically-endangered catch went viral in conservationist......
2019-06-30, 16:13

Scientists discovered a new shark species that glows in the dark Once you get down deep enough in Earth’s oceans, sunlight is hard to come by. But rather than stumble around in the dark in search of food, creatures that live at extreme depths have found ways to make their own light. It’s called bioluminescence and it’s what gives fireflies their...
2019-07-23, 16:52

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
2019-06-10, 18:52

How conservationists are controlling invasive species in the 21st century When humans colonized islands throughout the Pacific some 2,000 years ago, rats came along for the ride. The introduction of those rodents proved disastrous for the local island exosystem, a pattern than unfortunately continues to this day with no si......
2019-09-17, 19:00

New species of giant salamander is the world's largest amphibian The South China giant salamander, one of two new species of giant salamander, may grow to be almost 2 metres long - making it the worlds largest amphibian...
2019-09-17, 01:39

Overflowing Great Lakes threaten bird species Trouble is brewing for the piping plover, already one of the Great Lakes region’s most endangered bird species, as water levels surge during a rain-soaked spring that has flooded large areas of the Midwest. (June 17)        ...
2019-06-17, 13:52

Nearly 100 species of frogs, toads and salamanders wiped out by fungus The deadly disease caused by chytrid fungus is now thought to have driven nearly 100 amphibian species to extinction and contributed to the decline of over 400 more...
2019-05-21, 14:52

With invasive species killing many Winnipeg trees, what can you plant? With the City of Winnipeg battling multiple invasive species and diseases on our trees, you may want to consider diversifying the trees on your property....
2019-06-17, 16:52

New study deciphers the success of alien bird species Thanks to a new study, researchers are beginning to understand what makes alien species and why some places are more susceptible to invaders than others....
2019-06-20, 16:13

U.S. restores Yellowstone grizzlies to protected species list The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday restored federal protections to grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park, abiding by a court ruling last year that removal of the bears' threatened status violated the Endangered Species Act....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Coral species prefers microplastics to real food At least one coral species has a taste for microplastic pollution. According to a new study, the coral species Astrangia poculata prefers the tiny plastic bits to its normal diet....
2019-06-27, 21:13

These species went extinct in 2018. More may be doomed to follow in 2019 They'd been on our planet for millions of years, but 2018 was the year several species officially vanished forever.        ...
2019-08-13, 15:13

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

New electric eel species zaps with highest voltage of any known animal A new study published in Nature Communications reveals there are actually three, one of them with the most powerful electric shock in the animal kingdom.       ...
2019-09-11, 18:13

Trump administration announces changes to Endangered Species Act rules Enlarge / Bald eages are another success story for the ESA; they came off the threatened list in 2007, half a century after the US nearly lost its national bird to hunting, habitat loss, and the pesticide DDT, which made their eggshells too thin to survive incubation. (credit: By Andy Morffew, CC BY...
2019-08-14, 03:13

GOP becoming endangered species in California, as key stronghold turns blue For decades, wealthy and suburban Orange County has been a conservative GOP stronghold in a state that has become increasingly liberal. But since the 2018 midterm elections, the so-called “Orange Curtain” has come down....
2019-08-18, 20:52

Democrats introduce bill to reverse rollbacks of Endangered Species Act Democrats introduced legislation seeking to reverse all three final rule changes to the Endangered Species Act implemented by the Trump administration earlier this year...
2019-09-18, 03:26

Increased northern cod quota could slow species’ recovery: conservationist The commercial cod fishery, essential to Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry, collapsed and was placed under a moratorium in 1992, throwing thousands out of work and sparking protests....
2019-06-27, 22:26

Jurassic crocodile species identified 250 years after fossil discovery More than 250 years after an ancient crocodile's skull was found in Germany, scientists have finally confirmed the identity of the fossil as the now-extinct species Mystriosaurus laurillardi....
2019-09-13, 01:00

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back millions of years...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Scientists Discover New Beaked Whale Species Off Japanese Coast Scientists have confirmed that small, black-beaked whales spotted by Japanese whalers are an entirely new species, according to a new study.Read more......
2019-09-05, 06:52

Bringing back the bluebird: 4 out of 5 species declining on Saskatchewan grasslands For more than 50 years, Lorne Scott has made it his mission to support local bird populations in Saskatchewan’s grasslands despite declining populations....
2019-06-20, 16:39

'I'm a different species': Deontay Wilder celebrates first-round KO of Breazeale – video Deontay Wilder needed all of 137 seconds to knockout mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale in the ninth successful defence of his WBC heavyweight title. His victory at the Barclays Center comes less than six months after a split draw with Tyson Fury.Speaking after the fight, the American addressed ...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Birds and insect species are heading north in the UK as climate warms More than 50 of the UK’s estimated 39,000 animal species, mostly insects and birds, extended their range northwards within the UK between 2008 and 2018...
2019-07-18, 23:26

Tiny shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico turns out to be new species NEW ORLEANS — A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species. And the mysterious pouches that it’s named for, up near its front fins? Scientists say they squirt little glowing clouds into the ocean. Researchers from around the Gulf and in New York ha...
2019-07-20, 05:52

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that 27% of the more than 105,000 species the organization has analyzed are at risk of extinction...
2019-07-19, 03:13

Huge Penguins Added to the List of New Zealand’s Extinct Species A new species of giant penguin - about 1.6 meters (5.25 ft.) tall - has been identified from fossils found in Waipara, North Canterbury. ...
2019-08-16, 16:26

New species of dinosaur found 'hiding in plain sight' in museum Jurassic Park taught us that velociraptors could be seriously sneaky creatures, but their aptitude for stealth is nothing compared to that of a newly-discovered dinosaur that managed to keep hidden in plain sight for three decades....
2019-08-05, 20:13

Fossilized teeth of Ice Age predators yield clues to why certain species survived Paleontologist Larisa DeSantis studies ancient predators trapped in the La Brea Tar Pits. Courtesy Vanderbilt University. Visitors to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles are accustomed to seeing recreated scenes of, say, extinct saber-toothed cats taking down a horse or bison in an open field. But...
2019-08-06, 18:13

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
2019-08-22, 10:39

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
2019-08-23, 05:13

Scientists discover why two shark species emit green glow Previously undiscovered group of molecules found to be behind phenomenonThe secret behind the eerie glow of two shark species has been revealed in a study which sheds light on the origin and possible advantages of their fluorescent green bodies.Chain catsharks and swell sharks are deep-dwelling and ...
2019-08-09, 00:39

Animal photos show how different species are adapting to city life Frank Bienewald/LightRocket via Getty Images These animal photos show what daily life looks like for animals that live in cities. As the climate changes, different species are making their way into cities, according to the Washington Post. Some species are moving into cities because their prior ha...
2019-08-03, 13:26

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about every one of them. “Well we weren’t surprised, the Trump administration has never seen an environmental law th...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Scientists name new fossil species after Millennium Falcon from Star Wars A new species from the Burgess Shale has been discovered by paleontologists from the Royal Ontario Museum. Paleontologists excavating a site in the Canadian Rockies known as the Burgess Shale have discovered the fossilized remains of a heretofore-unknown species of arthropod with a distinctive hor...
2019-08-03, 20:26

Trump administration overhauls Endangered Species Act in bid to reduce red tape The Trump administration is finalizing major changes to the Endangered Species Act in a bid to reduce the system's regulatory impact, though critics say the shift could accelerate the extinction of struggling creatures. ...
2019-08-12, 19:13

Democratic states promise to sue Trump for 'eviscerating' Endangered Species Act Democratic states promised Monday to sue the Trump administration for its move to "eviscerate" the Endangered Species Act by modifying how the federal government implements the law in a manner more accommodating to businesses....
2019-08-12, 23:39

New monkey species found in Amazon area threatened by deforestation With its distinctive white tail, the Munduruku marmoset is the newest species of monkey we have found – but deforestation in the Amazon threatens its habitat...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, the authors of a new study suggest....
2019-05-21, 14:52

Murray State Prof Discovers New Insect Species With Help From Five-Year-Old Daughter LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE/WTPR) – A Murray State University biology professor made an entomological discovery in her back yard thanks to a special research assistant ….her 5-year-old daughter. Dr. Laura Sullivan-Beckers said her daughter, Sylvie, found a new species of treehoppers while they...
2019-06-27, 20:26

Do windfarms kill birds? How Australia can limit the impact on threatened species Bob Brown’s objection to a proposed windfarm draws attention to where renewable energy projects are being builtDo windfarms kill birds? Unarguably, they have and do.The damage turbines can inflict was infamously highlighted at California’s Altamont Pass, where early industry farms were built in a mi...
2019-08-04, 13:39

Researchers create northern white rhino embryos to save species An international group of scientists is hoping to bring the northern white rhino back from the brink of extinction. With only two females left in the world, they are turning to a sub-species for help....
2019-09-11, 13:00

Killing endangered species to save them? Trophy hunters lobby at CITES As conservationists and campaigners thrash out wildlife trade rules, a debate rages over whether trophy hunting helps or hinders the protection of endangered species....
2019-08-27, 21:13

Rhino born at San Diego Zoo, marking key step in protecting threatened species LOS ANGELES — A conservation organization in San Diego says it has achieved the first successful artificial insemination birth of a southern white rhino in North America, an important step in saving another rhino species from extinction. San Diego Zoo Global announced that mother Victoria gave birth...
2019-08-01, 01:39

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than we thought...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Rich people buying cheetahs as pets push species toward extinction Blame social media for the population of cheetahs being wiped out. Every year, some 300 cubs are illegally trafficked out of Somaliland into the Arabian Peninsula, where they are often sold as pets through Instagram and YouTube — next to car and cellphone ads, according to the Cheetah Conservation F...
2019-08-29, 01:13

Australia cleared 7.7m hectares of threatened species habitat since introduction of environment act More than 90% of the land cleared was not referred to the federal government for assessmentMore than 7.7m hectares of habitat have been cleared since the introduction of Australia’s national environment act, according to new research that finds 93% of land cleared was not referred to the federal gov...
2019-09-09, 04:26

Extremely rare species of flying squirrel discovered in Southwest China Scientists have discovered a new species of flying squirrel in Southwest China. The species is closely related to a pair of flying squirrel species on the "most wanted" list published by the Global Wildlife Conservation....
2019-07-19, 00:26

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, toxic sludge and fertilizer runoff poured into the...
2019-05-21, 16:26

U.S. prohibits airlines from banning specific species, breeds as service animals The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday prohibited airlines from banning specific breeds of dogs in its new guidelines on in-flight service animals....
2019-08-09, 10:52

Daily on Energy: Trump administration overhauls endangered species regulations Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-08-12, 18:52

2019 Preview: Teeth will reveal our species’ deep evolutionary past We will start to learn what a host of ancient animal and early human remains really are, thanks to new techniques for analysing tiny fragments of fossil remains...
2019-05-21, 17:52

An invasive snail species was discovered in luggage at the Atlanta airport thanks to a pair of beagles A pair of beagles discovered two Giant African Snails in the luggage of a passenger arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport, according to US Customs and Border Protection....
2019-06-30, 16:39

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some stru...
2019-08-13, 03:13

World's fastest shark added to list of vulnerable species to regulate trade A record number of countries voted to restrict fishing of mako sharks in an effort to protect the endangered speciesA record number of countries have voted to protect the world’s fastest shark from extinction in a move welcomed by conservationists as a “wake up call” for fishing nations who have ign...
2019-08-31, 15:52

130 species, 187 miles and lots of energy drinks: Inside the World Series of Birding As the clock struck 12, the Meadowlands Marsh Hawks set out into the New Jersey night. But could they tally enough birds to beat their rivals?A white SUV ground to a stop near a sliver of New Jersey marshland, tires snarling against the gravel and sand access road. Three men – Christopher Takacs, Da...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book from Darwin....
2019-06-16, 10:13

3 Foot Tall Parrot Species Discovered On New Zealand, Island Of Feathered Giants Scientists have uncovered fossilized leg bones from a gigantic parrot that once inhabited Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand. ...
2019-08-08, 00:00

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origins of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book from Darwin....
2019-06-16, 02:39

A newly identified electric eel species has the strongest shock of any living creature, study says A study published Tuesday identifies a total of three unique electric eel species that descended from one common ancestor millions of years ago.        ...
2019-09-11, 21:52

Snake mistake: CSIRO says it's a myth that Australia is home to world's deadliest species Australian science agency says there are a ‘negligible number of human deaths’ from snake bites in AustraliaThe popular suggestion that Australia is home to the world’s deadliest snakes is largely a myth, with the risk of bites and death far greater across Asia, Africa and South America, the nation’...
2019-05-26, 05:39

Tiny shark species that squirts glow-in-the-dark liquid from its pockets discovered Scientists from various universities and research groups identified the 5½-inch shark as the American Pocket Shark, or Mollisquama mississippiensis.        ...
2019-07-23, 16:13

World is ‘on notice’ as major UN report shows one million species face extinction A hard-hitting report into the impact of humans on nature shows that nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades, while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail without radical action, UN biodiversity experts said on Monday....
2019-05-21, 14:52

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the trunks....
2019-06-14, 20:00

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show It’s clear that Jon Stewart cares deeply about taking care of the brave men and women who were the first to arrive at the site of the World Trade Center attack on September 11th. That’s why he went to Congress to try and convince them to fully fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, del...
2019-06-18, 16:39

Nature Is Incredible: This Suicidal Octopus Species Can Perfectly Camouflage Itself As A Hamburger To Get Predators To Eat It Faster If you love nature and biology, then prepare to have your mind blown when you learn about this incredible miracle of evolution: This suicidal octopus can perfectly camouflage itself as a hamburger to get predators to eat it faster!...
2019-08-03, 03:52

Scientists create northern white rhino embryos in milestone that could save the species from extinction Scientists and conservationists have successfully created two northern white rhino embryos in a milestone that could save the species from extinction....
2019-09-11, 21:52

Inbreeding crisis: hybrid helmeted honeyeaters introduced into wild to stop species dying out Only 230 of the sub-species remain in the wild, a population that will become unsustainable without interbreeding • The Guardian Australia/Birdlife Australia bird of the year poll will return in October Researchers have introduced three dozen hybrid helmeted honeyeaters into the wild in an attempt t...
2019-08-24, 03:52

Black Women OWN the Conversation Puts Black Women in the Center Black Women OWN the Conversation, a collaboration between OZY Media, co-owned by Carlos Watson, a former CNN and MSNBC analyst, and the Oprah Winfrey-branded network OWN, is a historic first for television. Launched August 24, the series features panels of such well-known women as Stacey Abrams, sin...
2019-08-28, 22:00

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
2019-08-19, 23:00

How to Protect Yourself From Gas Pump Skimmers Hello summer road-trippers! Here’s some bad news. It appears that gas-pump skimming has increased, according to a new report from CompareCards. Twenty-three percent of American drivers think they’ve been a victim of card skimming at the pump in the past 12 months, compared to 15% a year ago....
2019-06-21, 21:00

Zoo 4 You: Protect the Pride Campaign Since the release of the original Lion King film, 25 years ago the world has lost half of Africa’s lions. Reid Park Zoo has joined the protect the pride campaign to help bring the lions back, News 4 Tucson’s Jed Dodds gives more details in the video below. ...
2019-07-10, 03:52

Countries doing the most to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
2019-07-17, 02:01

How to protect your privacy when you travel There are ways to safeguard your privacy on land and in the air. These tips can help you deal with cameras, data breaches and visual hackers.        ...
2019-05-31, 16:52

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.       ...
2019-07-14, 14:13

Here’s how algorithms can protect us against deepfakes Deepfake videos are hard for untrained eyes to detect because they can be quite realistic. Whether used as personal weapons of revenge, to manipulate financial markets or to destabilize international relations, videos depicting people doing and saying things they never did or said are a fundamental ...
2019-07-13, 16:13

How to Protect Yourself From Overdraft Fees Senators Cory Booker and Sherrod Brown are reintroducing a 2018 bill to put an end to banking overdraft fees, Vox reported this week. The Stop Overdraft Profiteering Act would prohibit banks from imposing overdraft fees on debit transactions and from charging insufficient fund fees at ATMs. Check-ba...
2019-05-24, 03:52

Meet the 'cat-fox,' a mysterious mammal found in Corsica that could be a new species The 'cat-fox,' a mysterious feline that roams the French island of Corsica, may be a new species, according to wildlife officials.        ...
2019-06-20, 14:00

The Latest: EU says Libya must better protect migrants The Latest: EU calls on Libyan authorities to transfer migrants to safer places for evacuation after an airstrike kills more than 40 people at a migrant detention center overnight...
2019-07-03, 15:52

Fat in soil bacteria may protect against stress The discovery of an anti-inflammatory, stress-protective fatty acid in a soil bacterium sheds light on why contact with dirt can be good for our health....
2019-05-31, 21:26

Protect yourself: How to choose the right two-factor authenticator app The single most important security precaution you can take with high-value online accounts is to enable a mobile device as a secondary identity factor. Which authenticator app should you choose? The correct answer might involve multiple apps....
2019-08-05, 21:00

5 ways to protect your child online Modern gadgets are so easy to use, so powerful, and so attractive to young eyes, that it's difficult to police a child's digital life.        ...
2019-06-06, 12:26

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data protection framework....
2019-07-07, 16:39

How to Pick Sunglasses That Actually Protect Your Eyes Sunglasses are one of the few items that can simultaneously help protect your health and serve as a stylish accessory. As tempting as it is to buy a pair based solely on how cool they make you look, it’s also a good idea to check their tag and make sure they actually offer your eyes some protection....
2019-07-03, 08:39

Red wine in moderation may protect gut health An observational study finds that people who drink red wine regularly but in moderation have healthier, more diverse gut microbiotas than those who don't....
2019-08-30, 03:26

White Sox go step further to protect fans from getting hit CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox have become the first team in the major leagues to extend protective netting from foul pole to foul pole, starting Monday night against the Miami Marlins. The extra netting at Guaranteed Rate Field was in place for Chicago’s first home game since the All-Star br...
2019-07-23, 06:52

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
2019-05-21, 16:39

These diets and supplements may not really protect the heart Do common dietary interventions and nutritional supplements really help protect against cardiovascular events? A new meta-analysis answers in the negative....
2019-07-09, 14:26

Can blueberries protect heart health? A recent study that investigated the impact of blueberries on cardiovascular health concludes that we should all be eating 1 cup of blueberries each day....
2019-06-01, 14:26

How to Protect Your Free Time From Other People Most of us have very little unscheduled time in our days—and it’s hard to keep that time unscheduled. For every precious free evening we hope to put towards finally reading that book, cleaning that closet, or simply sitting on the couch doing nothing, there’s a friend, parent, partner, child, or co...
2019-07-10, 17:26

Biles to USA Gymnastics: 'You had one job and you couldn't protect us' Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles spoke to reporters Wednesday about her struggle to continue practicing her sport for an organization that did not protect her -- and many others -- from Larry Nassar's abuse....
2019-08-10, 11:00

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species List as Nations Move to Regulate Trade of Body Parts (GENEVA) — Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations. Thursday’s vote by a key committee at the World Wildlife Conference known as CITES pa...
2019-08-23, 02:26

Thwart Facebook spoofers by following these tips to protect yourself Learn how to protect yourself from scammers who clone Facebook profiles and send duplicate friend requests. Start by updating your settings.       ...
2019-08-07, 03:13

Cloudflare wants to protect the internet from quantum computing Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionize health care, AI, financial modeling, weather simulation and more. It's also going to shake up encryption as we know it. Without advances in post-quantum cryptography, quantum computing could make i......
2019-06-22, 03:13

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
2019-05-22, 03:26

Protect Yourself Against New Android Ransomware That Pretends to Be Porn A new Android threat was recently discovered by ESET researchers, and it has a quirky adult theme that might be enough to sucker unsuspecting users into installing it....
2019-07-31, 20:39

How to Protect Your DNA Data Before and After Taking an at-Home Test Mail-in genetic tests offer a wealth of information about your ancestry and insight into medical risks — in exchange for a lot of data. Here’s where that data goes, and how to delete it....
2019-06-13, 02:13

‘Probably not:’ McConnell won’t bring up bill to protect ‘dreamers’ The Senate majority leader spoke a day after the House approved the measure on a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States as children....
2019-06-06, 03:52

iPhone cyberattacks hit new high - protect your device now Devices made by Apple, such as the new iPhone 11, are being bombarded by cyberattacks more frequently than ever before, new research has found.A report from Kaspersky has discovered that iOS devices and Mac computers are becoming increasingly common targets for hackers trying to steal personal detai...
2019-09-13, 06:52

Tory MPs in push to protect new PM from confidence vote Tory MPs are pushing to introduce new rules to protect the next prime minister from a confidence vote for a year after they enter Downing Street, Sky News has learnt....
2019-07-19, 06:39

Capital One data breach fallout: How to protect yourself You can stop companies from sharing your credit history with a few clicks. Other tips: check bank statements, and change passwords immediately.       ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Moderate leaders try to protect Italy - from their own government Italy's prime minister and economy minister have formed an unofficial alliance with the president to prevent the euro zone's third-largest economy being dragged into financial crisis by its ruling parties, sources say....
2019-06-07, 14:39

'Mediterranean diet may protect against depression symptoms' Research presented at the American Psychiatric Association conference finds a link between Mediterranean diets and a lower depression risk later in life....
2019-05-22, 12:13

Kashmir: Pakistan will 'go to any extent' to protect Kashmiris Pledge follows announcement by India that it intends to revoke territory’s special statusPakistan has vowed to take any measure necessary to “stand by” people in Kashmir, where an unprecedented communications blackout continues a day after the Indian government said it would revoke the territory’s s...
2019-08-06, 21:00

How do vaginal bacteria naturally protect against chlamydia? For the first time, scientists have reported how certain types of microbiome can help cells in the vagina and cervix defend against chlamydia infection....
2019-08-16, 23:13

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

Fighting to protect women at work | Letters Signatories including Helen Pankhurst, Sadiq Khan and Harriet Harman say the International Labour Conference in Geneva presents an opportunity to end violence and harassment against women, and call on the UK government to use its influence wiselyOver the last few years, we have come together around ...
2019-06-09, 20:00

Protect Yourself Against Amazon Prime Day Phishing Scams The great Amazon Prime Day is nearly upon us (Monday, July 15, midnight PT). Naturally, Amazon wants you to part with as much of your money as possible, but it isn’t the only one. According to a report from Wired, a big phishing scam called 16Shop is looking to sucker unwary spenders into giving up ...
2019-07-12, 19:00

How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook's New Dating Service Gone are the days of poking people on Facebook that you wanted to poke in real life. Facebook officially debuted its new dating service in the U.S. yesterday, and that very sentence should cause privacy advocates a bit of alarm—especially since it was only a few days ago when the news hit that anoth...
2019-09-06, 18:26

Toolkit for digital abuse could help victims protect themselves Domestic abuse comes in digital forms as well as physical and emotional, but a lack of tools to address this kind of behavior leaves many victims unprotected and desperate for help. This Cornell project aims to define and detect digital abuse in a systematic way. Digital abuse may be many things: ha...
2019-08-16, 13:13

Protect Your Pin Collection With These Affordable Locking Backs Do you collect enamel pins? If so, you’ve probably noticed that the soft backs that usually come with them can be removed all too easily. Get these locking backs instead to keep them secure....
2019-07-23, 03:39

How to Protect Your Data After the Quest Diagnostics Breach If you’ve ever had an overdue bill at a Quest Diagnostics office, it’s time to be more vigilant about your financial records. Yep: there’s been yet another data breach....
2019-06-04, 19:39

‘Shoe Condoms’ are here to protect your footwear this summer Sneaker-heads just got a new layer for protection. It’s now possible to wrap your beloved footwear in a slightly-nutty safety net: Shoe Condoms. Firebox, a UK e-tailer that sells “unusual gifts for people with imagination,” is currently offering them up, in sizes medium and large, ...
2019-05-21, 21:13

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about excessive levels of inequality, its managing dire...
2019-06-15, 16:00

Tips to protect your home while on summer vacation TUCSON – It is officially summer break for students, which means families are heading out of town for summer vacation, snowbirds are gone, and college students are back in their hometowns. According to Safe Guard the World, more than 2 million homes are broken into each year. News 4 Tucson spo...
2019-05-28, 18:52

America is building another big wall. This one will protect New York By 2025, New York's Staten Island will be fortified by a towering seawall running 5.3 miles along the coast, an engineering feat designed to ward off a growing threat....
2019-08-26, 10:00

How to Protect Your Parents From Online Dating Scams In April, the Cut spoke to Debby Montgomery Johnson, a 60-year old victim of an online dating scam that cost her more than $1 million. “We talked about everything, we talked about kids … For me, looking back now, it was very therapeutic, because I could write so much more than I could ever articulat...
2019-08-26, 22:00

The US should amend the Constitution to put an end to gerrymandering and protect our democracy J. Scott Applewhite/AP Images Gerrymandering, or the practice of drawing congressional district lines to favor one party of another, is a serious problem in the US. Gerrymandering is causing millions of Americans' voices to no longer be heard in the political process. To stop this practice, the US ...
2019-09-15, 19:00

The Armored BMW X5 Will Satisfy Your Need For A Crossover, Protect You From Grenades It’s hard to imagine needing an armored vehicle, as an everyday person who has only, thus far, had regular attacks thrown at them on Twitter (and those are usually weak, anyway). But there are people in the market for these things, and with the new armored BMW X5, they now have even more to choose f...
2019-08-28, 03:52

US and Europe team up to protect Earth from asteroids Asteroids can pose a big risk if they were to collide with Earth. NASA and the European Space Agency have set up a mission to try to protect the planet from such impacts....
2019-09-05, 02:53

Germany: 'Meat tax' on the table to protect the climate Meat is relatively cheap for consumers in Germany. But that could all be about to change as lawmakers from across the political spectrum back proposals aimed at climate protection and animal welfare....
2019-08-07, 21:52

The Baroness Fighting to Protect Children Online Baroness Kidron says tech giants exert too much leverage over young users and has pushed laws to change that. “It’s little Timmy in his bedroom versus Mark Zuckerberg in his Valley,” she said....
2019-08-27, 19:13

New code will protect payment fraud victims Consumers that have been tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement thanks to a new voluntary industry code that recently came into force.Under the new code, victims will be able to get their money back in cases where neither they nor the bank has done anything ...
2019-05-28, 23:13

Czech police take steps to protect schools from threat PRAGUE (AP) — Czech police say they have been taking steps to protect unspecified schools after receiving reports of a threat that they might be attacked. Police tweeted Monday that they have increased the presence of officers near the schools in question. They also say they have informed the school...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Australia moves to protect universities from foreign interference Australian universities will be required to work with security agencies to ensure they guard against undue foreign interference, Minister for Education Dan Tehan said on Wednesday....
2019-08-28, 10:26

Red wine compound could help protect astronauts on trip to Mars Resveratrol, a phenol found in red wine, could be used to protect the muscles of astronauts during extended stays in space, like on a mission to Mars....
2019-07-18, 19:39

‘We could not protect them’: 270 pets killed at Bahama shelter during Dorian FREEPORT, Grand Bahamas (CNN) – An animal shelter in Freeport lost over 200 dogs and 50 cats in the floodwaters from Hurricane Dorian. The executive director for the shelter said her heart is broken for the animals they lost and for the people who trusted their animals with them. Dorian also d...
2019-09-10, 02:26

Vectra raises $100 million to protect cloud environments with AI Cloud security provider Vectra has raised $100 million in venture capital, it announced today, bringing its total raised to over $200 million.Read More...
2019-06-10, 16:39

College students talk about how they protect themselves against on-campus assaults (KPNX) – A number of groping incidents on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus are being reported in recent days as alarming new research shows that sexual assaults on college campuses peak as the fall semester starts. There’s even a trigger time of day — victims are usual...
2019-09-10, 02:26

New bill aims to protect those who work in Arizona heat TUCSON – Hot temperatures can be deadly especially for those working in the heat all day long. Just this month, Congressman Raul Grijalva introduced a new bill that would protect workers from heat stress. In a letter to House colleagues, Grijalva said there is no federal heat standard that ens...
2019-07-16, 04:13

New Silverstone F1 deal will protect circuit against London race The new contract that will keep Silverstone on the Formula 1 calendar until 2024 has built-in arrangements to protect the circuit against a grand prix in London...
2019-07-11, 00:52

New U.S. sanctions on Venezuela protect Citgo from seizure: Guaido Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure would protect Venezuela-owned U.S.-based refiner Citgo from seizure by creditors....
2019-08-06, 19:39

Microbes from farms may protect children from asthma even in cities Children who grow up on farms have a lower risk of developing asthma, and now it seems that may be due to microbes that can be in urban homes as well...
2019-06-17, 17:52

Is Google doing enough to protect kids from disturbing YouTube videos? “Paw Patrol” is all the rage with kids. “We were unable to find the videos described on YouTube Kids, our standalone app for kids to more safely explore their interests," said a YouTube spokesperson, in a statement emailed to Fox News. "Sometimes, content on YouTube’s main experience that don’t viol...
2019-09-10, 23:39

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
2019-07-11, 19:13

How to protect your router and home security cameras from hackers When it comes to digital security, lack of knowledge and complacency can result in serious consequences, including identity theft, financial fraud and a massive loss of privacy. You try to be vigilant with your computers because they contain so much personal information, but chances are you don’t ha...
2019-08-14, 21:00

U.S. Forming New Plan to Protect Persian Gulf Shipping An emerging U.S. plan for deterring attacks on tankers that Washington blames on Iran calls for ships from Arab, Asian and other foreign nations to stand watch in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman while maritime patrol planes fly overhead....
2019-06-28, 07:00

U.K. Joins U.S.-led Effort to Protect Ships in Strait of Hormuz Tensions between Britain and Iran have risen since Iran seized a tanker in July. Monday’s decision was an acknowledgment that British efforts to create a European-led task force have proved difficult....
2019-08-06, 02:00

US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, EU and four other governments have asked Facebook to answer several questions about how it will prote......
2019-08-06, 00:00

Reuters: New Telegram feature will protect HK protesters' identities Telegram will roll out an update designed to protect Hong Kong protesters' identities in the coming days, according to Reuters. The upcoming feature will cloak users' phone numbers to prevent authorities from being able to look up the people particip......
2019-08-31, 16:39

Countries vote to protect endangered mako sharks Mako sharks have practically disappeared from the Mediterranean, and their numbers have plunged in other seas, too. Japan and China opposed a global initiative to save them from extinction but most countries endorsed it....
2019-08-25, 17:39

Heidi Heitkamp: Protect pensions now for millions of Americans Instead of retiring with the pension they earned, many people in multi-employer plans are facing a troubling and dark future without the peace of mind they were expecting....
2019-09-03, 14:39

Britain says deployment of warship to Gulf is to protect its interests Britain is sending its HMS Kent warship to the Gulf to protect its interests and ensure freedom of navigation after tensions with Iran, the Ministry of Defense (Mo) said on Wednesday, after earlier saying that the mission was routine....
2019-07-17, 21:26

Watch: This Shield Claims To Protect Your Makeup In The Shower You may never have wanted to shower with a full face on makeup on - but just in case you ever feel the urge, there's a nifty product to help you out. The ShowrShield protects your face while you......
2019-06-20, 08:13

I can’t protect Grand Slam record forever, says Federer "Roger Federer admits he cannot protect his men’s Grand Slam singles record forever after an “incredible opportunity missed” saw Novak Djokovic close the gap at Wimbledon on Sunday."...
2019-07-15, 10:00

J&J says FTC probing efforts to protect arthritis drug Remicade The Federal Trade Commission issued civil subpoenas to Johnson and Johnson in June as part of an investigation into whether contracting practices for its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, violated antitrust laws, the company said in a regulatory filing on Monday....
2019-07-31, 23:26

Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause A study of postmenopausal women in China has found that those at highest risk for metabolic syndrome were those with low levels of estrogen and vitamin D....
2019-06-13, 20:13

DOJ argues Civil Rights Act does not protect LGBTQ workers The Justice Department on Friday urged the Supreme Court to rule that gay and transgender people are not protected against discrimination under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The federal law prohibits discrimination only on the basis of a person’s “biological” sex, the administration a...
2019-08-24, 08:39

Lukaku claims Manchester United failed to protect him and he had to go • Inter striker concluded United wanted him out this summer• Lukaku says he, Pogba and Sánchez were made scapegoatsRomelu Lukaku has claimed Manchester United failed to “protect” him amid stories regarding a transfer this summer and that he concluded he was not wanted and should leave.The striker, w...
2019-08-22, 17:39

Trump creates doubt over use of U.S. force to protect Gulf oil U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran from getting a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would back the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies that Washington fears may be under threat by Iran....
2019-06-18, 21:26

Inside Facebook's war room: the battle to protect EU elections The social media firm is deleting billions of fake accounts as it takes on a torrent of fake news, disinformation and hate speechLess than three years ago, Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, dismissed as “crazy” the idea that fake news on his platform could have influenced the election of ...
2019-05-21, 21:26

‘We’ve got to protect ourselves’: Some threaten to shop elsewhere if they can’t openly carry guns After multiple mass shootings in the United States, major retail chains, including CVS, Walgreens and Kroger, have joined Walmart in asking customers to stop openly carrying guns to their stores....
2019-09-07, 05:26

A small town's economy. Endangered caribou. Which do we protect? British Columbia faces extreme protections to help the caribou, which would decimate the economies of towns like Revelstoke – prompting a ‘moral crisis’On 15 April, with less than a week’s notice, 700 people squeezed into a community center in Revelstoke, British Columbia, for a last-minute meeting ...
2019-07-15, 17:13

How US cities are scrambling to protect people from extreme heat With cities facing both rapid growth and radical, permanent climate change, urban authorities are faced with an increasingly vulnerable populationOn a sweltering summer day in Washington, DC, Judy Williams pulls up to a homeless day center to fill her van with bottled water.The homeless outreach coo...
2019-08-20, 11:52

Audubon intervenes to protect ocean monument for puffins PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The National Audubon Society is getting involved in a lawsuit over the future of a national monument located in the ocean off New England because of the area’s importance to birds. Fishing groups sued in federal court against creation of Northeast Canyons and Seamounts M...
2019-06-15, 20:13

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Round-up: the key decisions to protect wildlife from the CITES summit Giraffes, sharks and otters were granted stronger protections at the CITES wildlife trade summit in Geneva, but a stalemate prevailed on elephants and the ivory trade...
2019-08-29, 20:39

Vitamin D, estradiol may protect against heart disease, diabetes Vitamin D and estrogen supplements may reduce various indicators of metabolic syndrome such as obesity, hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes....
2019-06-12, 21:01

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the community is going digital to defend itself. Fernández...
2019-05-22, 04:00

Mexico, Honduras say will work together to protect migrant rights Mexico and Honduras will coordinate to protect the rights of Honduran migrants in transit through Mexico as well as strengthen their cooperation to tackle human trafficking, their foreign ministries said in a joint statement on Friday....
2019-06-15, 08:26

'Should we provide F16s?' Azerbaijan says it has done everything to protect Arsenal star Azerbaijan and Armenia, neighbors and political rivals, have begun to spar verbally over the absence of a leading European footballer from next week's Europa League final....
2019-05-24, 23:39

One Parent Is on a Mission to Protect Children From Digital Mistakes For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
2019-07-10, 15:39

Animal shelter: Our pets ‘protect you from the Area 51 aliens’ These pets are looking to get beamed up. An Oklahoma animal shelter has jumped on the viral “Storm Area 51” event in an attempt to find forever homes for its rescue dogs, cats and pigs. “Come storm our shelter,” OKC Animal Shelter wrote Friday in a Facebook post that’s ...
2019-07-23, 07:26

An Experimental Ebola Cure May Also Protect Against Nipah Virus African green monkeys survived infection with the Nipah virus after they received remdesivir. The virus, a pandemic threat carried by bats, has killed dozens of people in Asia....
2019-05-30, 02:52

Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate Tinder wants to keep its users safe in the nearly 70 countries that have discriminatory LGBTQ laws. Today, the company is launching a feature called Traveller Alert. When members of the LGBTQ community open the app in one of those countries, the aler......
2019-07-24, 19:26

UEFA wants concussion rule change to protect players UEFA wants the rules of soccer changed to protect players from concussions, after its own policy for dealing with head injuries came in for criticism in the Champions League        ...
2019-05-29, 20:52

New measures announced to protect North Atlantic right whales The new measures will include increased aerial surveillance to try to spot the whales in the gulf and extending speed limits for ships east of the current speed-restriction zone....
2019-07-09, 02:39

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focused edition of Amazon’s Echo smart speaker. The complaint against Amazon Echo Dot Kids, which has been lodged with the FTC by groups including ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

All States have ‘primary responsibility’ to protect against hate attacks The UN’s top rights official has added her voice to condemnation of the weekend mass-shootings in the cities of El Paso and Dayton, insisting on Tuesday that “not just the US, but all States” should do more to stop discrimination....
2019-08-06, 23:52

U.N. experts: Protect protesters’ rights in Hong Kong A panel of United Nations experts on Thursday called for China and Hong Kong to protect the rights of protesters and expressed alarm at reports of attacks on demonstrators and arrests of activists....
2019-09-12, 15:52

Pope calls for humanitarian corridors to protect migrants Pope Francis said prayers on Sunday for victims of the bombing of a migrant center in Libya last week and called for concerted action to create extensive humanitarian corridors to prevent similar tragedies....
2019-07-07, 17:39

How Eating Less Meat Could Help Protect the Planet From Climate Change By dramatically changing the food we eat as well as the way it is grown and produced, humans can help stop the devastating impacts of climate change according to the latest report by the United Nations body on climate science. More than 100 scientists from 52 countries put together the report, which...
2019-08-09, 02:00

Senators question whether Facebook is doing enough to protect kids’ privacy Senators are questioning Facebook again. This time their concerns are related to a design flaw that let thousands of kids join group chats with unauthorized users, The Verge reports. Senators Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) w......
2019-08-06, 22:13

How to Protect Yourself From Online Travel Scams When Booking Flights If you find a good deal for a flight on an unfamiliar booking website, don’t press the “check out” button just yet. This week, one family shared their experience booking a flight through a website claiming to be affiliated with Delta, which turned out to be a scam. In the process, the family lost al...
2019-08-07, 07:39

Boy Scouts failed to protect nearly 800 from sexual abuse, new lawsuit says Nearly 800 children have been sexually abused by the Boy Scouts of America, alleges Stewart Eisenberg, one of the lead lawyers from a group of law firms working to shed light on unreported cases....
2019-08-06, 23:26

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to permanent residency, despite the fact that it stands almost no chance of making it through the Senate....
2019-06-05, 03:00

Equifax settlement 2019: How to protect yourself beyond a credit freeze Putting a deep freeze on your three major credit reports is a good way to block fraudsters from opening loans in your name. But it’s incomplete.       ...
2019-07-22, 16:26

Cabrera reluctantly becomes full-time DH to protect knee Miguel Cabrera is reluctantly moving into a full-time role as designated hitter for the Detroit Tigers as he tries to avoid losing a second straight season to injury        ...
2019-06-05, 01:52

Simone Biles blasts USA Gymnastics: ‘You had one job . . . and you couldn’t protect us!’ At the U.S. championships, the Olympic gold medalist says, ‘It’s not easy coming back to the sport, coming back to the organization that has failed you.’...
2019-08-08, 00:52

Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border For years, US border agents have been demanding access to digital devices as people pass into and out of the country. The practice has raised red flags and lawsuits, and the number of searches has spiked under the Trump Administration. Last month, th......
2019-05-23, 18:39

Nissan wants to protect 'interests,' is noncommittal on FCA-Renault merger Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa sees some upside in the proposed merger of partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler but remains noncommittal until he can assure the Japanese automaker's interests are protected....
2019-06-04, 09:52

Italy should consider special powers to protect bourse in HK bid on LSE -League The Italian government should consider using its special powers to safeguard the country's stock exchange in case a bid from Hong Kong Exchange on the London Stock Exchange goes through, a League party's lawmaker said....
2019-09-11, 20:39

In These Villages, Bride Marries Groom's Sister To "Protect Him" Tribals in villages of Surkheda, Sanada and Ambal follow an unusual tradition where marriages take place without the groom's physical presence. Groom's unmarried sister or any unmarried woman from his......
2019-05-26, 08:13

Boris Johnson backs call for G7 talks on Amazon fires as he vows to raise 'horrific' loss of habitat and species at summit Boris Johnson has vowed to use the gathering of world leaders at the G7 summit to draw attention to the "horrific loss of habitats and species around the world"....
2019-08-23, 19:13

If you're traveling July 4th, be careful with free Wi-Fi and protect your data Here are six tips to beef up your digital security on the road or at your local coffee shop this July 4th weekend.       ...
2019-07-04, 13:52

UK regulator wants crypto-derivatives ban to protect ‘ill-suited’ retail investors The UK‘s Financial Conduct Authority has proposed a ban on cryptocurrency-related investment products to protect retail investors. In an announcement released earlier today, the FCA said that cryptocurrency-based derivatives and exchange traded notes (ETNs) are “ill-suited to retail consumers who ca...
2019-07-03, 18:26

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops are under consideration....
2019-05-23, 21:26

Corporations are abusing people. Here's how to better protect workers and consumers. From wage theft to predatory lending to unsafe housing, state and local prosecutors have power to hold corporations accountable. They should use it.       ...
2019-08-23, 18:26

Brazil to use $245 million from graft probe to protect Amazon: senator The head of Brazil's Senate said on Thursday he signed an agreement with the Supreme Court to assign 1 billion reais ($245 million) in graft money recovered in the Car Wash investigation to protect the Amazon....
2019-09-06, 01:00

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West....
2019-07-13, 23:13

US Lawmakers Seek To Protect Work Visa Of Spouses Of H-1B Holders Two influential lawmakers from California have introduced a legislation in the US House of Representatives to protect work authorisation of H-4 visa workers, a significant number of whom are......
2019-05-30, 11:13

Florida man parks car in kitchen to protect the vehicle from Hurricane Dorian (WPTV) Jessica and Patrick Eldridge were among the thousands of Jacksonville, Florida families who scrambled to prepare for Hurricane Dorian. That preparation includes parking their cars in a secure spot. The couple has a two-car garage and thee vehicles. With a sedan and a pickup truck in the garag...
2019-09-05, 08:52

Kia made a tiny Faraday cage to protect your wireless key from thieves Many existing keyless entry systems aren't secure, but few people are likely to replace their cars just to reduce the chances of a determined thief making off with their ride. Kia UK has an official stopgap solution, though. It's taking a cue from......
2019-07-04, 08:13

Senator Sinema introduces bill to protect seniors from scams WASHINGTON, DC – Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema unveiled the Senior Security Act, a bill which creates a task force aimed to protect senior citizens from falling victim of financial scams and crimes. The legislation, created in conjunction with Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), hopes to give seniors renewe...
2019-06-05, 23:00

Michael Jackson's ex-publicist touts foundation to 'protect' legacy A former publicist for Michael Jackson on Thursday announced plans for a charitable foundation not affiliated with the late pop singer's family or estate, intended to defend and promote the legacy of the controversial entertainer....
2019-08-23, 01:13

Camila Cabello Defends Her Need to "Protect" Relationship With Shawn Mendes Camila Cabello is speaking out about her relationship with Shawn Mendes. The superstar singer, who has been sparking romance rumors with her "Señorita" collaborator, is......
2019-09-05, 18:39

India sending warships to the Middle East to protect shipping The Indian Navy is sending two warships to the Gulf of Oman to protect the country's shipping in the wake of a series of attacks on tankers there in the past six weeks....
2019-06-21, 16:39

Retiring judge Strine calls on funds to protect U.S. workers As chief justice of Delaware's Supreme Court, Leo Strine has decided disputes affecting powerful U.S. companies and investors, but his departing thoughts were reserved for some unheralded participants in corporate America: workers....
2019-07-09, 07:39

Coffee helps protect Uganda's endangered mountain gorillas Poor communities in Bwindi national park have long depended on what the forest can provide. But with gorillas under threat, coffee now offers a more sustainable living....
2019-09-04, 12:39

Rotten Tomatoes Changes Audience Reviews to Protect Against Whiny Man-babies Rotten Tomatoes is adding a new feature to keep the Audience Score more authentic by verifying that users have seen the movie. And whiny, woman-hating man-babies are going to be pissed.Read more......
2019-05-23, 23:26

Boris Johnson failed to protect biodiversity hotspot, says UN expert Ocean advocate highlights lack of action over South Georgia and the Sandwich IslandsBoris Johnson did nothing to protect “the most important biodiversity hotspot on the planet,” while foreign secretary, according to the United Nations patron for the oceans.Lewis Pugh, who in his role raises awarenes...
2019-06-15, 09:26

Australia’s dingoes may keep feral cats in check and protect wildlife Feral cats have contributed to the extinction of 20 of Australia’s native mammals, but another predator – the dingo – might stop them causing more damage...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Trump leaves 'question mark' over use of force to protect Gulf oil U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran having a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would sanction the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies....
2019-06-18, 18:26

App Makers Say Apple's Move to Protect Kids' Privacy Could Be Devastating Under the new rules, which Apple had planned to implement next month, kids apps on Apple's App Store will be banned from using external analytics software....
2019-08-20, 18:52

Owners must protect their businesses from ransomware before it's too late | Gene Marks Attackers are targeting small businesses and even forcing some to close for not paying up – but there are precautions owners can take to reduce the oddsRansomware is a multibillion-dollar a year business and when you look at it from the aspect of the hacker you can certainly understand why. It’s the...
2019-05-21, 21:26

Can the Raiders' revamped (and massive) O-line protect Derek Carr? The Raiders are hoping that bigger means better when it comes to the offensive line's effectiveness in protecting quarterback Derek Carr this season....
2019-08-28, 21:39

Eurasian hoopoes protect their eggs with a dark foul-smelling goo The Eurasian hoopoe is an unmistakable sight. Its zebra-like wing markings and impressive crown delight birdwatchers across Europe, Asia and North Africa...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Britain planning maritime mission to protect Strait of Hormuz Britain plans to join a European-led maritime mission to protect ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz days after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Monday....
2019-07-22, 23:52

Labor Groups Press New York to Protect App-Based Workers Buoyed by legislative passage of a bill in California, unions in New York are pushing to change state law to extend employment protections for app-based workers....
2019-09-16, 17:13

France says Fiat-Renault merger must protect French jobs Local factories must stay open as part of a proposed merger between the French and Italian automakers, insists France's finance minister. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires....
2019-05-28, 19:26

Protect your online identity now: Fight hackers with these 5 security safeguards Having your identity stolen can be a nightmare, and cleaning up the mess can take months. You can make life difficult for a would-be identity thief by locking down these five key aspects of your online life....
2019-06-18, 21:00

Brazilian army is ready to protect the Amazon rainforest, says general The Brazilian army is ready to defend the Amazon rainforest, Edson Leal Pujol, head of the armed forces, said on Friday amid increasing international pressure and calls for tough action to combat fires sweeping through the forest....
2019-08-24, 22:52

Seawalls to protect US against rising oceans could cost $416bn by 2040 Seawalls could cost as much as the initial investment in the interstate highway system, with Florida facing $76bn, report findsDefending against rising seas could cost US communities $416bn in the next 20 years, according to a new report.Spending on seawalls alone could total almost as much as the i...
2019-06-20, 07:00

Ben Sasse: Epstein's sentence 'pathetic,' government must 'protect the powerless' Republican Sen. Ben Sasse had strong words for wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein while appearing on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Monday, calling his initial sentence absurd and saying the government exists to "protect the powerless."...
2019-07-09, 04:39

Colombian president orders meeting to protect FARC members Colombian President Ivan Duque told authorities Wednesday to create new protections for demobilized FARC rebels after two were killed in the southwest portion of the country Monday....
2019-06-19, 18:26

Arizona panel reviewing system to protect vulnerable adults PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s patchwork system for preventing and investigating abuse of vulnerable adults is being scrutinized following the discovery that an incapacitated patient at a health care facility gave birth last December after being raped. The Arizona Capitol Times reports that a legislative ...
2019-09-01, 05:39

Higher education doesn't protect equally against secondhand smoke Higher levels of education promote health by helping people avoid many environmental health risks, but this benefit may not extend equally to all races and ethnicities when it comes to secondhand smoke, a U.S. study suggests...
2019-08-31, 12:26

FROM THE FIELD: New sensors protect vulnerable Malawians against deadly lightning The deadly threat of lightning strikes, as well as their damaging impact on a country’s development, has been recognized in a new project supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP). ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Telegram Moves to Protect Identity of Hong Kong Protesters Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging app, will allow users to cloak their telephone numbers to safeguard Hong Kong protesters against monitoring by Chinese authorities, according to a person with......
2019-08-31, 08:13

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood sugar and diabetes today, scientists have said.Researchers at University College London (UCL) discov...
2019-06-04, 10:52

Watch: Florida man parks Smart Car in kitchen to protect it from Dorian A Florida couple concerned their Smart Car might blow away in Hurricane Dorian's winds found the perfect place to store the vehicle -- their kitchen....
2019-09-06, 03:00

Bulgaria ready to protect North Macedonia's airspace with F-16 jets NATO member Bulgaria could help protect its southwestern neighbor North Macedonia's airspace if it completes a deal for the purchase of eight F-16 aircraft from the United States, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 15:52

Claire Burke on using thermal drone tech to protect orangutans Astro-ecologist Claire Burke uses her astrophysics knowledge to protect endangered species and stop poaching, and she loves to watch orangutans in Borneo...
2019-07-02, 16:26

Wildlife officials reject petitions to protect Yellowstone’s bison Wildlife advocates have campaigned for decades to halt the routine slaughter of bison migrating out of Yellowstone to reach their winter grazing grounds in Montana....
2019-09-06, 20:00

Some State GOP Parties Are Canceling Their Primaries. Here’s Why It May Not Protect President Trump Three states have canceled their Republican presidential primaries so far. That number is going to keep growing. State GOP committees in Kansas, South Carolina and Nevada over the weekend announced that they’re bypassing the White House nominating process in 2020 and falling in line behind Pre...
2019-09-10, 22:26

New Air Force facility to protect weapons systems from cyber threats The Air Force's newest cyber defense facility at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, part of the branch's Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Systems program, is designed for learning about current and emerging cyber threats....
2019-07-15, 21:26

EU post to 'protect European way of life' called 'disgusting,' 'reprehensible' EU Commission chief von der Leyen was accused of creating a new position with a xenophobic message. The office for "protecting our European way of life" has been criticized within Brussels and throughout the EU....
2019-09-11, 13:00

De Blasio vows to protect cyclists after 15th death this year Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a recent spate of cyclist deaths an “emergency” while vowing to protect bicycle riders, after a Brooklyn woman on Monday became the 15th to die on city streets this year. “We absolutely have an emergency on our hands,” he said on NY1’s R...
2019-07-02, 06:26

Allies play hard to get on U.S. proposal to protect oil shipping lanes The United States is struggling to win its allies' support for an initiative to heighten surveillance of vital Middle East oil shipping lanes because of fears it will increase tension with Iran, six sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-07-19, 10:13

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and......
2019-05-21, 15:26

Trump says he delayed China tariffs to protect Christmas shoppers President Trump on Tuesday said that this administration would hold off on 10% tariffs on some Chinese goods until after the Christmas shopping season. The announcement came the day the U.S. Trade Representative's Office was set to release a list detailing the specific products that would be covered...
2019-08-13, 20:39

Dems accuse DOJ of trying to hobble Congress’ oversight to protect Trump The Justice Department is ignoring centuries of investigations into presidents in an attempt to dramatically curtail Congress’ power to probe President Donald Trump, House Democrats argued Tuesday.In a court filing, House lawyers said the Justice Department’s call to invalidate a subpoena for Trum...
2019-08-21, 10:00

All States have ‘primary responsibility’ to protect against hate attacks: UN’s Bachelet The UN’s top rights official has added her voice to condemnation of the weekend mass-shootings in the cities of El Paso and Dayton, insisting on Tuesday that “not just the US, but all States” should do more to stop discrimination....
2019-08-06, 20:39

Google proposes new privacy standards to protect web browsing data Google is stepping up its efforts to limit web fingerprinting and otherwise protect your privacy while keeping its ad business intact. The internet giant is developing a set of open standards, nicknamed the "Privacy Sandbox," that would allow for pe......
2019-08-22, 21:13

| Dodgers to extend safety netting to protect fans - report The Los Angeles Dodgers plan to extend the netting at Dodger Stadium to protect fans from foul balls after another spectator was struck over the weekend....
2019-06-28, 00:13

| Somalia urges South African govt to protect its citizens Somalia has called on the South African government to protect its citizens in the country as a wave of attacks targets foreigners and their businesses....
2019-09-06, 08:52

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to rule that federal civil rights laws ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity....
2019-07-03, 15:26

France says planned Renault-Fiat merger must protect jobs Finance minister seeks guarantee no French factories will close before any deal is agreedFrance’s finance minister has demanded that no factories in the country shut and that jobs for French workers be preserved if a proposed merger between Renault and Fiat Chrysler goes ahead.Fiat Chrysler Automobi...
2019-05-28, 17:52

Australia to Join Effort to Protect Shipping in Strait of Hormuz The decision to join a U.S.-led coalition protecting oil tankers and cargo ships from attacks by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz bolsters Washington’s efforts to increase international pressure on Tehran....
2019-08-21, 15:26

Mike Pompeo urges other countries to help protect tankers after Gulf attacks Secretary of state says shipping security was not exclusively a US problem and stresses that Trump does not want war with IranThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has called on other nations to help safeguard tanker traffic in the Persian Gulf following a spate of attacks on ships which Washingto...
2019-06-18, 21:52

Trevor Noah on police brutality video: 'What happened to protect and serve?' Late-night comics focused on the latest Trump controversy and highlighted a viral video of cops threatening a black family in PhoenixLate-night hosts made light of Trump’s re-election campaign efforts, his interview with George Stephanopoulos, and his recent polls. Trevor Noah, however, chose to foc...
2019-06-18, 20:52

Lacework raises $42 million to protect cloud environments from data breaches Mountain View cloud cybersecurity provider Lacework has raised $42 million in venture capital, bringing its total raised to over $70 million.Read More...
2019-09-12, 15:52

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only one Republican -- Rep. Brian Mast of Florida -- vo......
2019-06-28, 05:52

Ex-UK PM Major vows to protect Queen and avoid constitutional crisis in Brexit row Former British prime minister John Major vowed on Wednesday to go to court to block his party colleague Boris Johnson from suspending parliament and dragging the queen into a constitutional crisis to deliver a no-deal Brexit....
2019-07-10, 13:52

Vermont Moves to Protect Abortion Rights as Other States Impose Bans In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
2019-05-22, 11:00

Nintendo is selling a handy snap-on case to protect the Switch Lite The Nintendo Switch Lite is small enough to fit in your pocket, but you might want to stuff it in a case for added protection when you'd prefer to shove it in your bag. Many Switch cases are unfortunately pretty bulky, which negates the smaller form......
2019-08-30, 18:00

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris to unveil plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris will unveil a new plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushing back against Republican-backed state laws that restrict a woman's right to end a pregnancy....
2019-05-28, 21:13

Arizona family with albino twins relocates to Maine to better protect toddlers from the sun An Arizona family with albino twins relocated to a state thousands of miles away to better protect their sun-sensitive children from harmful UV rays. ...
2019-08-16, 21:39

Texas repeatedly chose to not protect them, so transgender people are taking action Texas Rep. Garnet F. Coleman has tried to change the state's hate crime law every legislative session since 2007 to add protections for transgender people....
2019-06-07, 18:00

Investment watchdog working to protect elderly Canadians of financial exploitation One of the watchdogs for Canada’s investment industry says it’s working towards creating regulatory safeguards for clients who may be targets of financial exploitation, particularly seniors. The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada says a survey done for IIROC found wide...
2019-06-30, 18:26

Cutting 300 Calories In Your Daily Diet May Protect Heart And Cut Risk Of Diabetes Even those who have a healthy BMI could benefit immensely, if they were to cut back on consuming a few extra calories from their diet, the study reveals....
2019-07-15, 20:39

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected president, as new statewide restrictions have thrust the issue into the 2020 campaign....
2019-05-22, 17:39

Storm may push Mississippi River to tops of levees that protect New Orleans New Orleans is protected to river level of 20ft but was forecast to rise above flood stage to 19ft by FridayA tropical weather system was expected on Wednesday to develop into a storm that could push the already swollen Mississippi River precariously close to the tops of levees that protect New Orle...
2019-07-10, 19:00

US elections in 2020 need massive overhaul to protect them, security experts argue A sweeping overhaul of America's electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of security researchers has concluded....
2019-06-07, 19:52

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s schools, calling it a “step toward securing Illinois’ place as a leader in equality and hope.”...
2019-07-01, 06:52

Indonesia to close Komodo Island in January to protect namesake lizard It is hoped that closing the island to tourists will cut the risk of poaching and allow a recovery in the numbers of the animals' preferred prey, such as deer, buffalo and wild boar....
2019-08-27, 03:26

Iran sends warships to Gulf of Aden to protect commercial vessels Iran dispatched a destroyer and helicopter carrier to the Gulf of Aden to protect its trade ships, a senior Iranian military official announced on Monday....
2019-08-27, 03:26

Pence: U.S. ready to protect its interests as Iran makes nuclear threats U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday that the United States is prepared to protect U.S. personnel and citizens in the Middle East as tensions build with Iran over its nuclear program....
2019-07-08, 18:39

Illinois Gov. Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade.        ...
2019-07-01, 16:52

Higher iron levels may protect arteries but raise clot risk A new study links naturally higher iron levels to a reduced risk of clogged arteries but a raised risk of clots related to the slowing of blood flow....
2019-07-18, 23:26

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right” to have an abortion....
2019-06-01, 21:52

The kids aren't alright: Japan struggles to protect its most vulnerable children Miwa Moriya was 6 when social workers told her she was going to a Christmas party, but instead moved her into a group home for about 60 children in a small city in western Japan....
2019-05-24, 01:26

After a mysterious death, an indigenous tribe fights to protect the wild Amazon Deep in the heart of the Amazon, Ajareaty Waiapi performs one of her tribe's most traditional rituals. The tribal chief crushes blood red urucum seeds into a thick paste and generously applies it to her face, bare chest and torso. The mixture protects her skin from the sun and insects. It's also bel...
2019-08-27, 20:52

Utah has stepped up to protect Fourth Amendment rights online. Will your state do the same? Privacy expectations should not be lost just because digital and electronic information is transferred through wires or enters a remote server (the Cloud). If the government searched an individual’s mail or home, it would need a warrant first. This same standard should apply to all property, includi...
2019-06-19, 07:39

Social media giants under microscope in Ottawa as politicians aim to protect privacy Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' privacy and their democracies in the age of big data....
2019-05-27, 20:00

Kamala Harris' immigration plan aims to protect migrants, DACA Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has unveiled her plan for immigration, which would use executive authority to guard 6 million undocumented migrants from deportation and offer Dreamers a path to citizens....
2019-06-13, 19:13

Texas governor signs bill to protect kids’ lemonade stands AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a measure that’s meant to allow children to run lemonade stands without fear of being shut down by police. The bill signed by the Republican governor on Monday was passed this year after Texas police shut down a lemonade stand run...
2019-06-11, 21:00

Jeffrey Epstein claims he got fake passport to protect himself from plane hijacking Jeffrey Epstein says he got a fake passport listing his residence as Saudi Arabia in the 1980s because he is Jewish — and that it could have offered him some protection if he ever fell victim to an airline hijacking. Attorneys for the multimillionaire pedophile, who is charged anew with child sex tr...
2019-07-17, 13:00

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris unveils plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a new plan to protect abortion access on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushing back against Republican-backed state laws that restrict a woman's right to end a pregnancy....
2019-05-29, 06:13

Federal review flags concerns in efforts to protect right whales in Canada The study says speed restrictions and fishing-zone closures in the Gulf of St. Lawrence have helped to lower risks of injury and death to right whales, but dangers remain, especially in the waters just outside protected zones....
2019-07-04, 11:52

ISRO To Build Centre To Protect High-Value Assets From Space Debris The Indian space agency on Saturday said that the foundation stone for a centre to monitor and protect high value space assets from space debris has been laid....
2019-08-03, 20:39

Gene mutation meant to protect from HIV 'raises risk of early death' China accuses gene-edit scientist of chasing fame as US research links mutation to shorter life expectancyA genetic mutation that a Chinese scientist tried to create in twin girls born last year, in the hope of protecting them against HIV, has been found to raise the risk of an early death.He Jianku...
2019-06-03, 18:52

ESPN booth can’t protect Giants this year: Jason Witten is back FRISCO, Texas — The question wasn’t even completely articulated by the reporter before a knowing smile creased the face of Jason Witten on Thursday. All the Cowboys comeback tight end needed to hear was the word “Giants,’’ and it elicited a wide smile — like “ice cream’’ or “Christmas morning’’ migh...
2019-09-06, 14:26

We can't trust police to protect us from racist violence. They contribute to it | Rashad Robinson White nationalists pervade law enforcement. Fighting far right violence means continuing our fight for police accountabilityAs mass violence continues, many of us have become rightly afraid for the people we love. We want justice, but we also want protection.So what are the solutions we’re hearing a...
2019-08-21, 15:00

Parents Sue Minnesota School District Saying It Did Nothing to Protect Their Kids From Rampant Racism A group of parents have hit their almost lily-white school district with a civil rights lawsuit, charging it turned a blind eye to rampant instances of egregious racist abuse and bullying of their children....
2019-09-06, 07:52

To Protect and Serve or to Terrorize Children? Sacramento Police Department Under Fire Again In the 14 months that have passed since Officers Terrence Mercadal and Jared Robinet gunned down 22-year-old Stephon Clark in the backyard of his grandparents’ home, the Sacramento Police Department has not managed to stay out of the headlines with negative news stories. Chief Daniel Hahn was purpor...
2019-05-31, 22:13

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

To protect its satellites, France outlines ambitious space-weapons program Enlarge / Florence Parly is the French defense minister. (credit: SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images) After French President Emmanuel Macron called for a space high command to protect his nation's satellites earlier this month, military officials on Thursday released their plans in more detail. As r...
2019-07-31, 20:26

"Duty-Bound" To Protect People Of All Communities: Meghalaya Tells Punjab The Meghalaya government assured a Punjab government delegation on Thursday that it was "duty-bound" to protect the people of all communities living in the state....
2019-06-20, 12:26

He’s One of the Biggest Backers of Trump’s Push to Protect American Steel. And He’s Canadian. Barry Zekelman’s campaign to fight imports is a case study in how to gain access in Washington. His company is the largest steel industry donor to the president’s political operation....
2019-05-21, 16:00

New Mexico Dems Are Fighting to Protect Sacred Tribal Land From Drilling On Tuesday night, the House passed an appropriations package that included funding for the Department of the Interior. The bill was never going to lead the nightly news, but for the Native population in New Mexico, its success in the House—though just the first step—is the most promising legislative...
2019-06-27, 20:26

Global Update: New Polio Strains That Protect Vaccine Factory Workers The strains have the same ability to invoke an immune reaction as the live viruses now used to make vaccine do, but with no risk to vaccine factory employees....
2019-05-21, 16:13

Will "Protect" Gulf Waters, Iran Warns New British PM Boris Johnson Iran warned Britain's next prime minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday that it will "protect" waters of the oil-rich Gulf, amid a standoff between the two countries over the seizure of tankers....
2019-07-23, 17:52

This Life-Size Dart-Blasting Turret From Portal Will Protect Your Cake It’s taken a little over 12 years, but one of the amazing technologies featured in the game Portal has finally been recreated in real life. No, sadly not the actual portal-making gun, but the autonomous robotic turret sentries that can identify and dispose of targets. Instead of live ammo, however, ...
2019-08-13, 00:26

New Venezuela sanctions protect Citgo, encourage debt talks: opposition Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure would protect Venezuela-owned U.S.-based refiner Citgo from seizure by creditors....
2019-08-06, 23:00

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way to combat the effects of climate change....
2019-05-21, 14:52

Lawsuit: Texas ranch didn’t protect 2 boys from sexual abuse DALLAS (AP) — A young man and a teenage boy who lived at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth in the last decade have filed a lawsuit alleging the staff didn’t protect them from sexual abuse by older residents. The civil lawsuit filed May 21 in Potter County District Court seeks over $1 million in ...
2019-05-30, 03:52

Protect Your Home Inside and Out With Deals On Anker's Newest Security Gear Anker’s EufyCam home security system was a Kickstarter sensation, raising over $3,000,000. And now that the new version is available to all, you can get the 2-camera starter kit for $260 with a $20 coupon plus promo code EUFYCA88, the 3-camera kit for $370 with code EUFYCM55, a single add-on camera ...
2019-06-06, 20:13

Ontario government announces new pilot program to help protect communities from extreme weather The program will provide eligible communities with up to 15 per cent above the estimated cost of rebuilding damaged infrastructure to make it more resilient to extreme weather....
2019-06-27, 20:26

Report: Trump Is Killing a Major Rule to Protect Drinking Water and Wetlands The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers are moving forward to finalize the death of a rule meant to protect more bodies of water under the Clean Water Act.Read more......
2019-09-12, 21:26

Oregon senator walkout: 'patriot' groups vow to protect Republicans who fled state Lawmakers were again a no-show at the state house to block the passage of landmark climate legislationMembers of rightwing “patriot movement” groups have vowed to protect Republican senators in Oregon who have walked out of the state legislature in order to try and block the passage of climate legis...
2019-06-22, 00:39

UPDATE 3-New Venezuela sanctions protect Citgo, encourage debt talks -opposition Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure would protect Venezuela-owned U.S.-based refiner Citgo from seizure by creditors....
2019-08-07, 01:00

Canada reverses speed restrictions meant to protect right whales in Gulf of St. Lawrence "Although we are allowing vessels to transit at safe operating speeds in the designated shipping lanes, if even one North Atlantic right whale is spotted, we will immediately implement another slowdown."...
2019-08-03, 02:00

Dunford: U.S. seeks to create coalition to protect ships in waters near Iran, Yemen The United States aims to create a coalition to protect shipping vessels in the Strait of Hormuz where several tankers have been attacked in the past two months and near Yemen, the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman said....
2019-07-10, 12:26

'Star Trek' actress Nichelle Nichols 'was trying to protect herself' before shocking audio, pal claims A movie producer claiming to be a close friend of Nichelle Nichols said she’s heartbroken to hear of the distressing news concerning the pop culture icon....
2019-05-30, 18:39

Illinois governor JB Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade.        ...
2019-07-01, 18:00

Amash accuses Barr of deliberately misrepresenting Mueller’s report to protect Trump The sole congressional Republican to call for the president’s impeachment detailed his concerns in two dozen tweets ahead of a town hall meeting in his Michigan district....
2019-05-29, 01:13