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Berthing of ships halted at Sikka port in west India as cyclone approaches

India's Sikka Ports and Terminals Ltd, which handles crude oil and refined products for Reliance Industries Ltd, closed berthing of vessels at its western Indian port on Wednesday due to a c...

Berthing of ships halted at Sikka port in west India as cyclone approaches

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India’s west coast hunkers down as Cyclone Vayu approaches VERAVAL, India (AP) — Authorities have evacuated nearly 300,000 people from India’s western coastline ahead of a very severe cyclone that’s expected to make landfall as the year’s second major storm. The India Meteorological Departm...
2019-06-13 07:00

India's west coast hunkers down as Cyclone Vayu approaches Authorities have evacuated nearly 300,000 people from India's western coastline ahead of a very severe cyclone that's expected to make landfall as the year's second major storm....
2019-06-13 08:00

India to evacuate thousands as cyclone nears west coast Indian authorities are preparing to evacuate 300,000 people along the western coast as a severe cyclone is expected to make landfall on Thursday morning in the state of Gujarat....
2019-06-11 18:45

How Were Ships Operating Despite Cyclone Warning: Goa Tourism Chief The Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) has sought a report over some cruise ships operating in the Mandovi river in Panaji located close to the Arabian Sea despite a warning of rough weather......
2019-06-13 09:45

More Than Half a Million Corals Died to Bring Bigger Ships Into Miami Port Off the coast of Miami, corals are dying. Why? Because of a 16-month-long project to expand the harbor channel. A new study shows how the project killed over half a million corals between 2013 and 2015.Read more......
2019-05-31 23:45

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy ships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened....
2019-08-14 00:45

Cyclone kicks up dust storm in India Cyclone Vayu, the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane, has taken a sharp turn to the west and will spare the western Indian state of Gujarat from the most destructive wind and torrential rain....
2019-06-13 01:45

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year’s 2nd major storm NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that’s set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat as India’s second major storm of the season. The India Meteorological Depart...
2019-06-12 11:30

Millions in northwest India face tropical cyclone threat A month after powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani slammed into India's northeastern coastline, the country faces the threat of another strong storm, this time on its west coast....
2019-06-12 04:30

Cyclone Vayu spares Indian west coast a direct hit, to skirt coast A powerful cyclone that threatened the western Indian state of Gujarat, has changed course and it is now expected to just brush past the coast, authorities said on Thursday, although ports and coastal airports remained shut....
2019-06-13 09:15

India evacuates hundreds of thousands as cyclone Vayu builds fury India evacuated hundreds of thousands of people to shelters along the coast in its western state of Gujarat as a cyclone gathering intensity over the Arabian Sea was expected to hit land on Thursday....
2019-06-12 10:15

Nissan India Extends Service Support To Cyclone-Affected Customers In Odisha Nissan has sent special emergency repair teams in Bhubaneshwar and Cuttack and additional trained manpower will be deployed from its dealerships to expedite repair turnaround time....
2019-05-22 13:15

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are monitoring Cyclone Fani’s movements closely and taking measures to protect families living in refugee c...
2019-05-21 15:15

Updates Of Cyclone Vayu; Heat Wave In Parts Of India; Advancing Monsoon Cyclone Vayu, a cyclonic storm, is moving towards the north and is expected to hit the Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva with wind speed up to 120 kmph on June 13....
2019-06-12 06:30

China Faces New Competition As India, Japan Eye Sri Lanka Port India, Japan and Sri Lanka are weighing the development of a terminal at the bustling port of Colombo in a country that's seen ongoing political controversies related to investments from China's Belt......
2019-05-28 10:45

Sri Lanka In Talks With India, Japan To Build Terminal At Colombo Port Sri Lanka is in advanced talks with India and Japan to construct a container terminal at the port in Colombo, next to a Chinese terminal built as part of Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative, government......
2019-05-24 21:30

UPDATE 1-Copper exports resume from Peruvian port of Matarani-port operator Copper exports from the port of Matarani have resumed after anti-mining protests that had blocked key infrastructure in the country's southern copper belt eased over the weekend, a spokeswoman for the port operator said on Tuesday....
2019-08-13 20:15

Copper exports resume from Peruvian port of Matarani-port operator Copper exports from the port of Matarani have resumed after anti-mining protests that had blocked key infrastructure in the country's southern copper belt eased over the weekend, a spokeswoman for the port operator said on Tuesday....
2019-08-13 20:15

The British Steel scandal is a corporate disaster entirely made in the UK | Prem Sikka The government must stop appeasing the financial industry and start scrutinising corporations and their shareholdersThe collapse of British Steel Limited, with the potential loss of at least 5,000 jobs, has once again exposed deep fault lines in the ...
2019-05-25 06:45

| India opt to bat against West Indies in 2nd ODI India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bat first against the West Indies in the second fixture of the three-match ODI series at Queen’s Park Oval....
2019-08-11 17:15

India vs West Indies, 2nd ODI: When And Where To Watch India and the West Indies will be hoping to get a full 50-over game in Port of Spain after the first ODI got called off due to inclement weather in Guyana....
2019-08-11 05:30

| India choose to bat against West Indies in 2nd T20 India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to bat first against the West Indies in the second fixture of a three-match T20 International series....
2019-08-04 18:45

Pujara, Rohit Take India To 297/5 On Day 1 vs West Indies A Cheteshwar Pujara retired after making 100 while Rohit Sharma was dismissed for 68 as India reached 297/5 on Day 1 of the practice game against West Indies A....
2019-08-18 08:00

North West Is The Best Helper as Saint West Makes His Singing Debut at Kanye West's Sunday Service This is what big sisters are for, right? North West proved (once again) on Sunday that she's the ultimate big sister. North's little brother Saint West made his singing debut at......
2019-06-03 12:15

India Manager Called Back From West Indies: Report India manager Sunil Subramanium has been asked to return from the ongoing tour of the West Indies at the earliest for misbehaving with bureaucrats in the Caribbean Islands....
2019-08-14 15:15

Post-poll violence toll in India's West Bengal rises to 15 A bomb killed two people in West Bengal on Monday, taking the death toll in post-election violence to 15, police said, as workers of India's ruling party clashed with a regional rival in the populous eastern state....
2019-06-11 14:30

West Indies vs India live stream: how to watch T20 cricket 2019 from anywhere Having doth fallen short at the World Cup in England this summer, both India and the West Indies are now focusing preparations for the forthcoming World T20 in Australia next year with this series. Florida will host the first two T20Is between t...
2019-08-03 15:15

West Indies vs India live stream: how to watch ODI cricket series from anywhere An opportunity for both teams to regroup after a World Cup where they disappointed, India are in the West Indies for a full tour. The visitors have already won a three-match T20 series and now the action continues with a trio of one day international...
2019-08-12 00:30

India beat West Indies by 125 runs: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the match at Old TraffordHow they stand: the latest World Cup tableEmail Tim or tweet @TimdeLisle 6.11pm BST The captains speak. Jason Holder is dignified in defeat, praising his bowlers (“they’ve had a reasonable campaign”) and bem...
2019-06-27 19:30

West Indies vs India live stream: how to watch 2019 ODI cricket series from anywhere An opportunity for both teams to regroup after a World Cup where they disappointed, India are in the West Indies for a full tour. The visitors have already won a three-match T20 series and now the action continues with a trio of one day international...
2019-08-08 13:15

As Mueller testimony approaches, Trump can't look away President Donald Trump said on Monday he will watch only "a little bit" of Robert Mueller's long-awaited congressional testimony on the results of his 22-month inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and renewed his attacks on the...
2019-07-22 23:15

Developing approaches: 8 industries AI could impact next Artificial intelligence technologies are spreading at a rapid pace into a variety of businesses and job types. What will come of the tech, and which industries will be heaviest impacted, however, remains unclear. When we look at where AI will be in t...
2019-07-05 15:30

Where things stand as MLB trade deadline approaches With hours left until the MLB trade deadline, a few big names were still on the market. The Mets and Reds, two teams in fourth place in their respective divisions, surprised many as the biggest buyers thus far. The Mets traded for starter Marcus Stro...
2019-07-31 21:30

Psalm West! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West give their fourth child a biblical name Kim Kardashian and Kanye West found religious inspiration for their fourth child's name and shared a first photo Friday.        ...
2019-05-21 17:45

Kim Kardashian Says Fans ''Have No Idea How Sweet'' Brothers Psalm West and Saint West Are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's fourth child and baby boy Psalm West's biggest fan in the his family is probably his big brother. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star posted......
2019-07-21 09:30

Kim Kardashian's Sons Saint West and Psalm West Cuddle in Adorable Photo Now that's brotherly love! Kim Kardashian posted on her Instagram page on Sunday an adorable photo of her and Kanye West's eldest son Saint West, 3, cuddling his 2-month-old......
2019-07-15 01:45

Lekima downgraded from super typhoon as it approaches China The storm is expected to weaken further as it approaches China, but should still pack winds of 160 kph -- the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane. Landfall in China will occur south of Shanghai in Zhejiang Province on Saturday morning....
2019-08-09 13:00

U.S. producers cut a third of Gulf of Mexico production as storm approaches Crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday was cut by nearly a third, or 602,715 barrels per day (bpd), as a storm threatened offshore oil production, according to figures released by a U.S. regulator....
2019-07-11 00:15

North West and Penelope Disick Are the Newest Members of Kanye West's Sunday Service Choir Kanye West's musical talents run in the family. North West and Saint West, plus their crew of friends and cousins, joined Yeezy and his Sunday Service choir for a performance of......
2019-05-27 06:15

Michelle Wie marries Jonnie West, son of NBA legend Jerry West Michelle Wie, the five-time LPGA Tour champion got married to Jonnie West, an executive for the Warriors and the son of NBA legend Jerry West.       ...
2019-08-11 23:00

Djokovic-Bautista Agut semi halted as fan becomes ill The Wimbledon semifinal between Novak Djokovic and Roberto Bautista Agut was briefly interrupted after a fan fell ill on Centre Court       ...
2019-07-12 15:30

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambican law....
2019-07-14 01:45

Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment Is Halted for U.K. Scrutiny A British regulator ordered that an Amazon-led cash infusion into the food-delivery start-up be paused to study whether it creates competition concerns....
2019-07-05 14:30

Trump says he halted U.S. strike on Iran over possible casualties U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he called off a planned military strike against Iran because it would have been a disproportionate response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone, adding that more sanctions have been im...
2019-06-21 16:45

China issues ‘red alert’ as super typhoon approaches mainland China’s weather bureau issued a red alert early on Friday as super typhoon Lekima approached Zhejiang province on the eastern coast, after forcing flight cancellations in Taiwan and shutting markets and businesses on the island....
2019-08-09 23:45

China issues 'red alert' as super typhoon approaches mainland China's weather bureau issued a red alert early on Friday as super typhoon Lekima approached Zhejiang province on the eastern coast, after forcing flight cancellations in Taiwan and shutting markets and businesses on the island....
2019-08-09 06:30

Atlantic tropical disturbance may develop as it approaches Leeward Islands A disturbance over the central Atlantic is the only feature that has a chance of development in the next week, but that system is forecast to approach the Leeward Islands....
2019-08-03 00:15

Josh Bell, MLB's best hitters describe differing plate approaches Josh Bell, Francisco Lindor, Pete Alonso and others told UPI they have differing approaches when it comes to settling in at the plate against some of Major League Baseball's best pitchers....
2019-06-18 22:45

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding with the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulating in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans, is heading for the shore and approaching hurricane ...
2019-07-12 17:30

U.S., Mexico resume talks to avert tariffs as deadline approaches U.S. and Mexican negotiators resumed migration talks on Friday to try to avert a potential trade war that could hurt both countries' economies and rattle investors already nervous about Washington's escalating battle with China....
2019-06-07 23:30

Anthony Kay’s rise to Mets halted by Triple-A phenomenon CLEVELAND — Anthony Kay, having pitched well enough to reach the Futures Game at Progressive Field and sharp enough to understand the bad optics of excuse-making, worked hard Sunday afternoon to take ownership of his recent struggles. Yet the Stony B...
2019-07-08 05:30

Over 900 children separated at U.S. border since policy halted: ACLU The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday asked a federal judge to stop the Trump administration's ongoing separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying the government had taken more than 900 children from their parents since the polic...
2019-07-31 18:01

Google Assistant Speech Data Transcription Halted in the EU Google has given reassurances that it won't make transcripts of speech data picked up by its Google Assistant system in the European Union for at least the next three months....
2019-08-02 07:15

The Latest: San Francisco parade halted by protest of police NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on parades and marches throughout the country celebrating Pride (all times local): 6:55 p.m. The San Francisco parade was stopped for nearly an hour when demonstrators linked arms in the street to protest police presence at...
2019-07-01 03:45

Louisiana's post-Katrina flood defenses put to test as Barry approaches As the National Hurricane Center expects a Category 1 hurricane as soon as late Friday, some experts emphasize that Louisiana's defense system for storm surges is vastly improved since Hurricane Katrina in 2005....
2019-07-13 00:15

Just Some Pictures, Please: Inside Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton's Different Approaches to Privacy Though they came a decade apart, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle's introductions to what it really means to join the royal family from the outside have striking similarities. In......
2019-07-19 12:15

Facebook approaches Netflix, Disney to support TV chat device: The Information Facebook Inc has approached Netflix Inc, Walt Disney Co and other media companies about putting their streaming services on a new Facebook device for making video calls from televisions, The Information reported on Wednesday....
2019-07-31 18:15

Call of Duty Modern Warfare gameplay approaches terrorism by “doing it tastefully" We sat down with Jacob Minkoff and Joel Emslie from Infinity Ward to talk about the content seen in our preview of this gritty reboot of Modern Warfare....
2019-07-08 08:15

Mets’ Zack Wheeler hitting stride as trade deadline approaches PHILADELPHIA — Zack Wheeler was a one-man show for six innings Thursday. The Mets righty delivered a second straight strong start on the mound and was the only Met to secure a hit off Aaron Nola in what turned into a crushing 6-3 loss to the Phillies...
2019-06-28 15:30

Louisiana faces three-way flood threat as Tropical Storm Barry approaches A low pressure system swooping across the Gulf of Mexico has become a tropical storm and is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfall over Louisiana by the start of the weekend....
2019-07-11 23:45

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
2019-07-14 00:15

White Sox beat Blue Jays 4-1, game halted by rain in 5th Lucas Giolito threw five solid innings, Leury Garcia homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1 Saturday in a game stopped after 4 1/2 innings because of rain....
2019-05-21 23:15

Over 900 More Children Separated at the Border Since a Judge Halted the Practice: ACLU SAN DIEGO — More than 900 children, including babies and toddlers, were separated from their parents at the border in the year after a judge ordered the practice be sharply curtailed, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday in a legal a...
2019-07-31 18:15

Andy Murray's doubles match at Queen’s halted by bad light "Andy Murray’s doubles match with Feliciano Lopez against British duo Dan Evans and Ken Skupski was called to a halt due to bad light at Queen’s on Friday."...
2019-06-22 04:45

Search For Missing Air Force Plane Halted On Sixth Day Due To Bad Weather An aerial search operation could not be undertaken on Saturday to trace the missing transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force in remote Mechuka in Arunachal Pradesh due to poor weather conditions,......
2019-06-09 04:00

Taiwan orders markets, schools closed on Friday as super typhoon approaches Authorities in Taiwan have ordered markets, businesses and schools to close on Friday as a super typhoon approaches the island, forcing flight cancellations and landslide warnings shortly after an earthquake of magnitude 6 struck....
2019-08-09 00:00

As Redskins camp approaches, Derrius Guice plays down report of hamstring injury The running back, who missed last season with a torn ACL, takes to Twitter to minimize reports that he has injured his hamstring and might miss the start of camp....
2019-07-14 00:01

Mission To Retrieve Nanda Devi Climbers' Bodies Halted Over Bad Weather Eight climbers - four from Britain, two from the United States and one each from Australia and India - were reported missing last Friday after they failed to return to their base camp near Nanda Devi,......
2019-06-05 14:30

Colombia's Cano Limon, Bicentenario pipeline pumping halted after bombings Pumping on Colombia's Bicentenario and Cano Limon oil pipelines has been halted following bomb attacks in recent days, sources from operators Bicentenario and state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:00

Police, protesters clash at Hong Kong airport after flights halted for second day Police and protesters clashed at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday after flights were disrupted for a second day as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened....
2019-08-14 00:45

Flights at Newark Liberty Airport halted after plane skids off runway Flights were halted at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday after a plane skidded off a runway while landing, but no one was hurt, federal officials said....
2019-06-16 08:15

Flights halted at Newark after United plane skids off runway, no injuries Flights were halted at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday after a plane skidded off a runway while landing, but no one was hurt, federal officials said....
2019-06-15 22:45

Donald Trump Says He Halted US Strike On Iran To Avoid Mass Casualties President Donald Trump said Friday he is in "no hurry" to bomb Iran, revealing that US forces were "cocked and loaded" to retaliate after the downing of a US spy drone but that he called them back in......
2019-06-21 22:00

New Orleans Faces a Major Flood Threat as Tropical Storm Barry Approaches [Updating] Tropical Storm Barry just officially formed this morning, but water is already bearing down on New Orleans. The situation looks bad, to say the least, and we at Earther will be following it closely as the city and state of Louisiana prepare for what ...
2019-07-11 19:15

| WATCH | Some 2.5 million Muslim hajj pilgrims scale Mount of Mercy as Eid al-Adha approaches Nearly 2.5 million Muslim hajj pilgrims converged on Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia marshalled by tens of thousands of stewards in a bid to prevent any repetition of previous years' deadly stampedes....
2019-08-11 06:00

United Airlines plane skids off runway at Newark Airport; flights halted Flights were halted for two hours at Newark Airport on Saturday after a United Airlines flight from Denver skidded off the runway.       ...
2019-06-16 08:00

The Trump Administration Protested When Kenya Halted a Coal-Fired Power Plant When the Kenyan government had second thoughts about allowing the country’s first coal-fired power plant, the Trump Administration’s representative in the country protested. U.S. Ambassador Kyle McCarter, a Trump appointee who previously ...
2019-07-02 17:45

Drug companies shipped thousands of pain pill orders it should have halted, documents say Drug companies flooded vulnerable communities in American with billions of painkillers for years in the name of profit without proper oversight, highlighting the pharmaceutical industry's role in the opioid epidemic according to federal authorities. ...
2019-07-22 02:30

Trump's admiration for 'slaveowner' Jackson halted Tubman $20 bill, CNN host suggests CNN anchor Don Lemon heavily implied Friday night that President Trump halted plans for placing abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill by expressing admiration for "slaveowner" President Andrew Jackson, the current face on the currency....
2019-06-15 08:45

Power restored at New York Penn Station after outage temporarily halted all train service All trains traveling in and out of New York Penn Station have been halted because of an Amtrak overhead wire issue, New Jersey Transit said Wednesday....
2019-06-19 17:45

Some asylum-seekers should be halted at border, new USCIS acting director says in memo to staff: report President Trump’s recent appointee to head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is apparently wasting little time in making changes at the agency....
2019-06-19 08:15

Author accused of shaming black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted Author Natasha Tynes has been accused of shaming a black woman who works on the Washington. D.C., Metro for eating on a train.        ...
2019-05-22 02:15

NHC says 20% chance of cyclone over Gulf of Mexico A broad area of low pressure over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico now has a 20% chance of developing into a cyclone, down from 40% earlier, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 02:45

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone southwest of Bermuda A broad area of low pressure located southwest of Bermuda has a 70% chance of becoming a short-lived subtropical or tropical cyclone later on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
2019-05-22 00:30

The Latest: Cyclone forecast to jog away from Indian coast VERAVAL, India (AP) — The Latest on Cyclone Vayu (all times local): ___ 12:30 p.m. Authorities say a very severe cyclone appears to have changed course and is less likely to touch India’s western coast than was previously forecast. The India Me...
2019-06-13 10:45

UNDP: Donors pledge $1.2B to cyclone-hit Mozambique Donors from around the world have pledged more than $1 billion to Mozambique, to help the African nation recover from two tropical cyclones that lashed the nation earlier this year....
2019-06-04 02:30

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone over northeastern Gulf of Mexico A broad low pressure area that has emerged over Apalachee Bay in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico has a 70% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
2019-07-10 00:15

Moonsoon To Hit Mumbai This Week, Cyclone Likely In Arabian Sea A cyclone is likely in the Arabian Sea, some 300 kilometres off the country's west coast between Tuesday and Wednesday, the weather department has said. Monsoon is expected to reach Mumbai and the......
2019-06-10 06:30

Cyclone Vayu To Hit Gujarat On Thursday: Know About All The Preparations Cyclone Vayu: Twenty villages were put on alert ahead of cyclone Vayu. 39 schools in villages near the coastal areas of Valsad are expected will remain closed. Fire and rescue teams have also been put......
2019-06-12 12:30

U.S. NHC says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over northwest Bahamas A trough of low pressure located over the northwest Bahamas and the adjacent waters has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
2019-07-23 02:45

NHC says 40% chance of cyclone over southwestern Gulf of Mexico Shower and thunderstorm activity associated with a broad area of low pressure located over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico now has 40% chance of developing into a cyclone, down from 60% earlier, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 20:01

U.S. Hurricane Centre says 60% chance of cyclone over Bay of Campeche A broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Campeche has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
2019-06-03 09:30

Navy Braces Up To Deal With Cyclone Vayu The Indian Navy Wednesday said the Western Naval Command has deployed its ships, aircraft and helicopters for rescue and relief operations and to alert the fishermen at sea about the impending Cyclone......
2019-06-13 04:01

Cyclone Vayu Changes Course Overnight, Gujarat Still On High Alert The Western Railways cancelled 70 trains and curtailed the journeys of 28 others as Cyclone Vayu inched closer to the Gujarat coastline, growing stronger along the way. The cancellations came into......
2019-06-13 04:01

| Aid pledges to cyclone-ravaged Mozambique inadequate - UN chief UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said funds pledged to help Mozambique recover the devastation of two successive cyclones "is far below what is needed"....
2019-07-14 01:45

Gujarat Airports To Resume Flights As Cyclone Vayu Changes Course Flight operations will resume at Diu and Porbandar airports in Gujarat from 10am tomorrow, Airports Authority of India told news agency ANI as Cyclone Vayu changed its trajectory overnight and moved......
2019-06-13 19:15

Cyclone Vayu May Move Towards Gujarat Again Tomorrow, Says Government Cyclone Vayu, which was expected to make a landfall in Gujarat this week but changed its trajectory on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday, could change direction again and move towards......
2019-06-15 07:15

Month After Cyclone Fani, 48% Puri Residents Still Without Electricity About 48 per cent of the electricity consumers in Odisha's Puri are yet to get back their power connection even though 28-days have passed after the extremely severe cyclone ''Fani'' made a landfall......
2019-06-01 22:30

For Cyclone Fani Alert, Weather Department Had Sent Nearly 65 Lakh SMS The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has sent nearly 65 lakh messages to the people in eastern and southern India to give them updates about Cyclone Fani that hit the Odisha coast earlier this......
2019-05-28 03:30

Cyclone Vayu Again Moving Towards Gujarat's Porbandar, Dwarka Very severe cyclonic storm Vayu is moving westwards affecting Porbandar and Dwarka in Gujarat, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday....
2019-06-14 17:45

More Than 1.6 Lakh People Evacuated As Cyclone Vayu Set To Hit Gujarat More than 1.60 lakh people were evacuated today from low-lying areas of Gujarat as Cyclone Vayu inches closer to the state's coastline, according to news agency PTI. The latest weather report said......
2019-06-12 16:00

NHC says 60% chance of tropical cyclone near Andros Island, Bahamas An area of low pressure located near Andros Island in the Bahamas has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
2019-07-23 02:45

Weather system over eastern Florida has 50% chance of becoming cyclone - NHC A low pressure system located over eastern Florida has a 50% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 15:30

'Political chaos' envelops tennis as French Open approaches Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka says there has been a 'worrying decline in moral standards' in tennis as 'politics have overshadowed the action on the courts'        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Hong Kong Approves Over $9 Million For Cyclone-Hit Odisha: Report The Hong Kong government has approved over $900,000 for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha that could benefit around 45,100 victims, China's official media reported on Friday....
2019-07-06 01:15

United Nations chief calls for more support for cyclone-hit Mozambique U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the international community to provide more aid to Mozambique, where two cyclones spurred by climate change killed hundreds and wrought widespread destruction earlier this year....
2019-07-11 22:00

"Centre Constantly Monitoring Situation Due To Cyclone Vayu": PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the centre is "closely monitoring the situation" in Gujarat where Cyclone Vayu is likely to make a landfall on Thursday and other parts of the country that may......
2019-06-12 12:30

Rahul Gandhi Asks Workers To Provide Help As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Congress president Rahul Gandhi has appealed to all party workers to be prepared to help out in areas that get affected by cyclone "Vayu", which is nearing the Gujarat coast....
2019-06-12 16:00

Gujarat Minister Said "Can't Stop Aarti" At Temple Amid Cyclone Alert Cyclone Vayu, which had intensified into a "very severe cyclonic storm" was expected to make landfall today morning but it changed course overnight and is moving further into the sea...
2019-06-13 09:45

Cyclone Vayu To Hit Gujarat Tomorrow, Schools, Colleges Closed: 10 Points Nearly three lakh people will be evacuated from the western coast as Gujarat prepares for Cyclone Vayu, which is inching closer to the coast. The entire coastline, from Kutch to south Gujarat has been......
2019-06-12 06:30

15 Trains Cancelled In Gujarat As Cyclone Vayu Inches Closer To Coastline Vayu Cyclone Updates: Fifteen passenger trains in Gujarat have been cancelled and sixteen have been partially cancelled by the railways as Cyclone Vayu inches closer to the state's coastline....
2019-06-12 16:00

More than 3,400 classrooms damaged or destroyed by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, says UN Children’s Fund More than 305,000 children in Mozambique are losing out on lessons at school since the devastating floods caused by Cyclone Idai, which struck southeast Africa just over a month ago. ...
2019-05-21 14:38

Gujarat On Cyclone Alert, Tourists Told To Move To Safe Places Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the tourists visiting the state to leave for a safer place after noon on June 12, in the view of Cyclone Vayu which is likely to hit with a wind......
2019-06-12 02:15

U.S. National Hurricane Center says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over central Georgia A trough of low pressure located over central Georgia has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
2019-07-09 01:00

Cyclone Vayu: Western Railway Cancels Trains, Here's The Full List IRCTC: In addition to this, various safety and security precautions are also being taken by Western Railway for train passengers of these prone areas under its jurisdiction -Veraval, Okha, Porbandar,......
2019-06-14 03:00

UN aid teams scramble to reach ‘most remote places’ cut off by Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique With heavy rains expected to continue in the coming days across northern Mozambique, access to the most remote areas affected by Cyclone Kenneth “remains difficult” the UN warned on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 15:15

Andy Murray's comeback halted by darkness at Queen's Club Andy Murray's comeback after a five-month absence will continue into the weekend after his doubles match at Queen's Club was suspended in the second set due to darkness        ...
2019-06-22 06:30

Why So Many Ships Are Red On The Bottom Ships being red below their waterline goes way back to when even the largest vessels were made of wood. You wouldn’t want sea worms eating your hull, would you?...
2019-08-14 02:15

'Fast & Furious 9' filming halted after stuntman seriously injured on set The set of Vin Diesel's "Fast & Furious 9" was shut down Monday following a serious stunt injury on the set.        ...
2019-07-23 09:15

Turn One USB-C Port Into Eight Other Ports For $33 Turns out, having a laptop with only USB-C ports means you need to carry a dongle with you from time to time. Who knew? Luckily, these $33 hubs from VAVA (5% clippable coupon + promo code KINJAUC006) are designed to perfectly match your MacBook, and...
2019-05-30 19:30

'Hobbs and Shaw' premiere halted after electrical sparks cause alarm; Rock reassures crowd The gala premiere for "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" was halted Saturday after electrical sparks in the audience, causing minor panic.        ...
2019-07-18 08:45

Cyclone Vayu: Mumbai's Western Railways Cancels Trains To Coastal Gujarat Cyclone Vayu: All the passenger and mail trains to Veraval, Okha, Porbandar, Bhavnagar, Bhuj and Gandhidham stations in Gujarat will be short-terminated or cancelled from 6 pm on Wednesday till Friday......
2019-06-12 16:00

'Baby Fani': Odisha Newborn Named After Cyclone As Storm Unleashes Fury A baby who shared her birth in Bhubaneswar this morning with the landfall of Cyclone Fani off the coast of Odisha will share its name too. A 32-year-old woman gave birth to the baby girl at the......
2019-05-21 16:45

Cyclone Vayu LIVE Updates: Lakhs Evacuated; Trains And Flights Stopped Gujarat government has evacuated over 3 lakh people from low-lying areas of Gujarat and 10,000 from Diu to safer places, the NDRF has "pre-positioned" 52 teams equipped with boats, tree-cutters and......
2019-06-13 09:45

UN appeals for international support as flood waters rise in wake of second Mozambique cyclone With Mozambique and Comoros battling heavy rains and raging flood waters in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth – the second major storm to hit southern Africa in the past six weeks – the United Nations and its humanitarian partners are supporting national a...
2019-05-21 15:15

Cyclone Vayu: NDRF Rescues Pregnant Woman From Island Off Gujarat Coast NDRF and emergency medical services personnel sprang into action as Cyclone Vayu brought heavy rain and winds to Gujarat to rescue two pregnant women and ensure they delivered their children safely...
2019-06-13 15:15

UN chief urges donors to boost support for post-cyclone recovery in Mozambique Mozambique and its people desperately need support to recover from the powerful back-to-back cyclones that recently tore through the southern African country, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told a donors conference on Saturday, as ...
2019-06-01 23:30

Mysterious "attack" on four ships, says UAE Four ships were targeted on Sunday near the strategic Emirati port of Fujairah, in what the UAE described as a "sabotage attack." One was flying a UAE flag, and another the Norwegian flag. The other two were tankers owned by Saudi Arabia, which descr...
2019-05-21 21:15

UK must look after its own ships in the Gulf, says Pompeo US secretary of state’s comment reflects tensions with UK over Iran nuclear dealThe UK must be responsible for the safety of its own ships in the Gulf, the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has said.His remarks reflect unresolved tensions between B...
2019-07-22 17:45

Tesla’s next big feature is… a port of Cuphead? Enlarge / Access to playable scenes like this are why I bought a Tesla and not a PS4. (credit: Studio MDHR) After March's announcement that the hard-as-nails, retro-stylized platformer Cuphead was coming to the Nintendo Switch, we wondered what pla...
2019-06-04 01:15

Pledging ongoing UN support during visit to cyclone-hit areas, Guterres praises resilience of Mozambicans Determined children learning in classes without roofs, resilient women farming without tools or much land, and grateful people who survived a cyclone that destroyed their livelihoods; on his final day in Mozambique, UN chief António Guterres witnesse...
2019-07-13 04:30

Are cruise ships fueling overtourism? Cruise operators say they are working hard to mitigate their impact on crowded tourist destinations and the main problems lie elsewhere, but some campaigners insist limiting ship access is the only answer....
2019-08-17 20:45

Women Take the Helm on Cruise Ships The cruise industry—which has historically drawn many officers from the male-dominated field of cargo shipping—is trying to attract more female captains and senior ship staff to address a labor shortage....
2019-07-24 20:45

The biggest cruise ships in the world 24/7 Tempo determined the largest cruise ships based on the maximum number of non-crew passengers they can accommodate.       ...
2019-07-23 19:30

Iran 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships off UAE, Bolton says U.S. national security adviser Bolton said on Wednesday that ships sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast were attacked "almost certainly by Iran." ...
2019-05-29 21:00

Are cruise ships climate killers? The sea cruise industry is booming, and yet protests are growing: Critics claim these floating hotel complexes not only pollute the environment, but also bring cities to the brink of collapse. Here's a fact check....
2019-06-22 00:30

How Panic Button became masters of the Switch port The Switch is a remarkable little machine. Part handheld and part home console, the device is home to some wonderful Nintendo-made exclusives such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey. It's also home to some rock-so...
2019-06-11 19:15

CBP seizes drugs and arrests three at Port of San Luis TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested three people for trying to smuggle heroin and meth at the Port of San Luis. The first incident happened Friday, according to officials. Agents arrested two 23-year-old women from Pho...
2019-08-15 05:00

Over 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. The U.S. attorney’s office in Philadelphia announced the ma...
2019-06-18 23:45

Yemen separatists say they've seized the key port of Aden Yemeni separatists have taken control of the strategic city of Aden after days of fighting with forces backing the internationally recognized government....
2019-08-11 19:15

In Mozambique, it’s ‘a matter of the heart’ says Guterres, lauding the cyclone-struck nation’s ‘undeniable moral authority’ Arriving in Mozambique to express solidarity and see for himself the damage wrought by two back-to-back cyclones earlier this year, UN chief António Guterres on Thursday said “undeniable moral authority” lay with its people, who had borne the brunt o...
2019-07-11 22:30

Mozambique: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets the child cyclone survivors who’ve lost everything Visiting storm-ravaged Mozambique, UN Children’s Fund Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom, listened to devastating stories of children who lost everything in Cyclone Idai, while observing on Thursday that UNICEF-built safe spaces have given them “a sen...
2019-05-31 00:15

Venice to restrict huge cruise ships Venice is to start rerouting cruise ships away from its historic center, in a victory for residents tired of the enormous vessels towering over the city's skyline....
2019-08-09 10:00

Venice protests against huge cruise ships After a 275-meter cruise ship crashed into a tourist boat, Venice residents have demanded that the giant vessels stay away. The issue of cruiseliners sailing Venice's Giudecca Canal has long been a point of tension....
2019-06-08 20:30

Iran "Almost Certainly" Behind Attack On Ships Off UAE: John Bolton US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Wednesday Iran was "almost certainly" behind attacks on ships off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
2019-05-29 14:00

U.S. warns commercial ships Iran may be meddling with GPS The U.S. government has issued a new warning about possible navigating concerns to the commercial shipping industry, due to a recent spate of attacks in the Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz....
2019-08-08 19:30

UK tells ships to stay out of Iranian waters British officials are warning the nation's ships against sailing through the Straits of Hormuz because of threats from Iran, amid Western efforts to provide escorts for the ships that do attempt the passage....
2019-07-22 22:45

Panama says canal operating normally; no ships detained Panama's Canal Authority said on Wednesday that the canal was operating normally and without delays, adding that no ships had been detained in the trade waterway....
2019-08-07 21:30

World War II ships: From Rosie the Riveter to rustbuckets The S.S. Lane Victory is one of just three remaining Victory ships from World War II but veterans and volunteers are fighting rust and deterioration.        ...
2019-05-24 02:30

Source code suggests Red Dead Redemption 2 PC port is on the way Rockstar Games' open-world western Red Dead Redemption 2 released to critical acclaim last year, but so far the title has only been available on PS4 and Xbox One leading us to wonder: will we ever see Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC?Since last year,...
2019-07-04 18:45

Whitney Port Reveals She Suffered a Miscarriage Two Weeks Ago Whitney Port is sharing a very personal story with her fans. On Tuesday, the Hills: New Beginnings star revealed that she suffered a miscarriage two weeks ago. In a message posted on her......
2019-07-24 03:45

Yemen: UAE confirms withdrawal from port city of Hodeidah Move is a significant moment in civil war, but officials say UAE remains in Saudi-led coalition against HouthisThe United Arab Emirates has announced a “strategic redeployment” from the port city of Hodeidah in Yemen, as well as a more limited tactic...
2019-07-09 14:45

More than $1bn worth of cocaine seized from ship at Philadelphia port US authorities say it was one of the largest drug busts in American history, the latest in a series of seizures along the east coastUS authorities on Tuesday seized more than $1bn worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of...
2019-06-19 02:01

Spanish Navy Ship Arrives At Goa's Mormugao Port Spanish Navy ship 'Mendez Nunez' arrived at Goa's Mormugao Port on Thursday as part of naval diplomacy between the European country and India, an official said....
2019-08-01 21:15

CBP seizes $90K worth of drugs at Nogales port of entry TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized more than 90 pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl at the Port of Nogales over the past several days. Last Friday, Customs and Border Protection officers at the Mariposa Pedestrian Cro...
2019-06-13 12:30

CBP officers seize 50 pounds of meth at Port of Lukeville TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine, and arrested a man who was crossing into Arizona through the Port of Lukeville. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say they searched a Nissan sedan belonging...
2019-07-17 02:01

Two arrested after providing false ID near Naco Port of Entry TUCSON – A man and a woman from Colorado were arrested Tuesday after the two provided false identification at the commercial entry of the Naco Port of Entry. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the RV of the two was pulled over ...
2019-05-25 07:30

Frostpunk's Developers Don't Want To Call The Console Version A Port Snowy city-builder Frostpunk was one of my favorite games of 2018, even though most of my Victorian outposts fell to cold, starvation, or citizen uprisings. Video producer Paul Tamayo and I sat down with the game’s developers from 11 Bit Studios to t...
2019-06-04 22:30

UK minister says he talked about Port Talbot with Tata Steel A British government minister said on Tuesday that talks he held with Tata Steel this week were about issues relating to the firm's site in Port Talbot in Wales....
2019-05-21 15:15

Genesis Mini's Version Of Darius Looks A Lot Like A Fan's Port [Update] Sega has revealed the final batch of games on its Genesis Mini, and there’s one particularly surprising inclusion: a game that’s never been seen before on Genesis, seemingly made by a fan. It’s a beautiful-looking port of the 1987 Taito arcade shoot-...
2019-06-04 22:30

Vauxhall set to build next-generation Astra at Ellesmere Port UK factory set to remain the home of the long-running hatchback – but the deal depends on Brexit negotiations The next generation of Vauxhall Astra is set to be built at the firm's Ellesmere Port plant from 2021 onwards – depending on the final term...
2019-06-27 18:45

Feds seize 17 tons of coke at Philadelphia port Federal officials showed off thousands of pounds of cocaine — which amounted to only a fraction of the drug seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port — inside the city’s US Custom House on Friday. In total, authorities seized 35,000 pounds, or 17½ to...
2019-06-22 04:45

75 rescued migrants allowed to dock in Tunisian port The International Organization for Migration said an Egyptian ship carrying 75 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea docked in Tunisia's southern port of Zarziz....
2019-06-20 00:15

Woman slashed in face by stranger near Port Authority A New Jersey woman needed 10 stitches after she was slashed in the face by a stranger near Port Authority Bus Terminal, police said Thursday. The 23-year-old Moorsetown woman was standing with friends near the corner of West 42nd Street and Eighth Av...
2019-07-18 17:00

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth $1B seized at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – Shipping containers full of illegal drugs have been found and seized by federal authorities at a Philadelphia port in what federal authorities describe as the largest seizure in the region’s history. A senior law enf...
2019-06-19 01:15

Iranian Ships Try to Block U.K. Tanker in Strait of Hormuz Three Iranian vessels attempted to impede the passage of a commercial tanker through the Strait of Hormuz, the British government said, a move that threatens to escalate already high tensions in the region....
2019-07-11 08:30

Philippines ships 69 containers of garbage back to Canada The Philippines on Friday shipped 69 containers of what its officials called illegally transported garbage back to Canada, one of two Southeast Asian countries which have protested being treated like dumpsites by wealthier nations...
2019-05-31 03:15

Britain to order ships with zero emission technology from 2025 Britain's government on Thursday said all new ships ordered from 2025 and aimed for its waters must be equipped with zero emission technology, as part of a new plan to cut maritime pollution....
2019-07-11 13:15

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 03:00

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over international trash exports, Reuters reports. The refuse return follows Philippines President Rodrigo DuterteR...
2019-05-31 09:45

UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Royal Navy warship had to stop three Iranian vessels from blocking the passage of a BP-operated tanker....
2019-07-11 23:45

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying: “We don’...
2019-07-05 20:45

4 Jamaican fishermen detained on Coast Guard ships WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Jamaican fishermen were held for nearly a month aboard U.S. Coast Guard vessels in the Caribbean Sea, most of the time chained outside in the blistering sun and through strong storms. That’s according to a lawsuit filed W...
2019-06-12 22:15

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
2019-06-15 06:45

U.S. Navy sends two ships through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, its latest transit through the sensitive waterway and a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense relations between the world's two biggest economies....
2019-05-23 08:30

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras refuses to provide them with bunker fuel due to U.S. sanctions....
2019-07-20 01:15

Ships passed us by, says sole survivor of migrant tragedy The only survivor of a disastrous attempt by 15 migrants to reach Europe by sea from Libya said ships passed them by and ignored their pleas to be rescued....
2019-08-18 16:30

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
2019-08-17 01:45

Italy defiant as two migrant rescue ships try to dock Rome has blocked the entry of Italian and German vessels carrying more than 110 migrants. The decision paves the way for another standoff with migrant rescue groups after one ship recently forced its way into Lampedusa....
2019-07-05 14:45

Did Iran Attack Ships in the Gulf? What the Evidence Shows. A Times analysis of video released by the U.S. Defense Department indicates that an Iranian patrol boat removed an object from the hull of a stricken tanker in the Gulf of Oman on June 13. The object may have been a limpet mine....
2019-06-15 02:15

Ships in Gulf were attacked, other vessels at risk: INTERTANKO The tanker association INTERTANKO said on Thursday that two vessels had been attacked in the Middle East and there were growing worries for the safety of ships and their crews sailing through the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-06-13 15:45

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance technology they say could bring robot vessels to the oceans in the next few years....
2019-06-06 22:15

Britain warns of consequences if Iran does not return ships British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday there would be consequences if Iran did not return control of ships seized in the Strait of Hormuz, Sky News reported....
2019-07-19 23:45

Ships set off in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than 30 years Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales....
2019-07-01 06:45

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel against being used as dumpsites by Western nations....
2019-05-31 13:15

Napier Port to go public in New Zealand's biggest listing in 2 years Napier Port Holdings, the operator of New Zealand's fourth largest port by container volume, filed for an initial public offering (IPO) that would be the country's first major float in two years....
2019-08-15 08:45

New Vauxhall Astra will not be built at Ellesmere Port if UK leaves EU without a deal News 27 Jun, 2019 Vauxhall says its best-selling Astra will only continue to be built at Ellesmere Port if terms of EU exit deal are favourable...
2019-06-28 05:30

INS Kochi Enters Seychelles' Port Victoria For Operational Turnaround INS Kochi, an indigenous stealth Destroyer, operating in Southern Indian Ocean Region, entered the port of Victoria in Seychelles on Thursday for an Operational Turnaround....
2019-06-28 05:15

U.N. says Yemeni warring sides agree port ceasefire moves Yemen's warring parties have agreed new measures to enforce a ceasefire and facilitate a troop pullback from the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, the United Nations said on Monday....
2019-07-15 21:15

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port Australian officials say they have seized the nation's largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment of almost 1.6 metric tons (1.8 tons) of the illicit drug hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok....
2019-06-07 08:30

PSA to close Ellesmere Port plant if Brexit hits profitability Reports suggest PSA CEO Carlos Tavares has earmarked a site in Europe to build Vauxhall/Opel Astra if trading conditions deteriorate in the UK PSA has threatened to pull production at Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant and move it to mainland Europe i...
2019-07-31 19:15

U.S. authorities seize more than $1B worth of cocaine from ship at Philadelphia port U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
2019-06-19 00:15

More than 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port, nearly a record haul Over 16.5 tons of cocaine were seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port on Tuesday and several members of the crew were arrested in one of the largest drug busts in American history....
2019-06-19 04:00

The Latest: 2 charged in huge cocaine bust at Philly port The Latest on a large seizure of cocaine from a container ship in Philadelphia (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Two members of a container ship's crew face federal drug charges after agents raided their vessel at a Philadelphia port and seized about 33,0...
2019-06-19 04:00

Iran says tanker 'ignored distress call,' taken to Bandar Abbas port Iran has taken a British-flagged oil tanker seized in the Strait of Hormuz to a nearby port, where the vessel and its crew will remain while an accident it was involved in is investigated, Iran's Fars news agency said on Saturday....
2019-07-20 11:15

Where Port Reigns, Unfortified Wines Undergo a Stylistic Evolution The Douro Valley in Portugal seems an unlikely source for bottles with delicacy and subtlety, but producers are now creating elegant reds and whites....
2019-08-01 00:15

Barcelona port is worst in Europe for cruise ship air pollution City tops list of 50 European ports for both sulphur oxide and nitrous oxide emissionsThe port of Barcelona, a city already overwhelmed by mass tourism, has topped a list of 50 European ports for the amount of air pollution produced there by cruise s...
2019-06-07 13:30

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 34.6% in the ...
2019-05-27 11:30

Crooked Pixel 3a port alignment is next on the teething problems list A new phone from a company that is still fledgling in hardware like Google is bound to have some teething problems, and the Pixel 3a or 3a XL aren't immune from those. Many units are already in their owners' hands, and the first issues started gettin...
2019-05-22 18:45

Public safety concern suspends operations at Port of San Luis SAN LUIS, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection have suspended operations at the U.S. Port of Entry in San Luis Monday morning due to a public safety concern, officials say. The Port of San Luis has temporarily suspended operations due to...
2019-07-15 21:15

Brexit could spell end of Ellesmere Port plant, says Vauxhall owner More than 1,000 jobs at risk if factory becomes unprofitable, announces PSA chiefThe French carmaker that owns Vauxhall, PSA, could pull all production from Ellesmere Port in Cheshire if the British factory becomes unprofitable after Brexit.The compa...
2019-07-31 17:45

UPDATE 1-No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas, port operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum safety regulator and companies said....
2019-07-15 10:15

Ship carrying migrants stuck at sea while waiting for safe port MILAN — A Spanish humanitarian ship has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will offer safe harbor to the 121 migrants on board and the vessel faces a fine of up to 1 million euros if it enters Ital...
2019-08-09 23:45

Ship carrying migrants stranded while waiting for safe port A Spanish humanitarian ship has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will offer safe harbor to the 121 migrants on board....
2019-08-10 08:30

Red Matter’s developers pull off a near-perfect Oculus Quest port It’s difficult to comprehend how Vertical Robot made such an excellent Oculus Quest port of Red Matter. Cofounder Norman Schaar tells us how.Read More...
2019-08-12 02:00

UN mission urges Houthis to remove trenches at Hodeida port The head of the U.N. mission in Yemen's key port of Hodeida is urging Houthi rebels to complete the removal of prepared military positions such as trenches at the port....
2019-06-13 07:15

25 Injured As Fire Breaks Out Triggering Blast At Thailand Port A fire erupted on a cargo ship docked at a port in Thailand, triggering a blast and leaving at least 25 workers suffering from smoke inhalation and other injuries, officials said Saturday....
2019-05-25 21:00

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UNESCO ready to help after Notre Dame fire, and updates on Libya, Nicaragua, and the Cyclone Idai response On Tuesday, top stories include: UNESCO ready to assist in rebuilding Notre Dame in the wake of a devastating fire; Nicaraguan refugees reach 60,000, a year after the crisis started; concern in Libya regarding medical access as hostilities continue; ...
2019-05-21 14:38

Italy targets migrant rescue ships in emergency decree Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at curbing the activity of migrant rescue boats operated by charities....
2019-06-11 20:30

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasingly reject serving as dumping grounds for international trash....
2019-05-31 14:30

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said.        ...
2019-07-11 12:15

Sempra Louisiana Cameron LNG export terminal ships first cargo Sempra Energy said on Friday that the Cameron liquefied natural gas export terminal in Louisiana shipped its first cargo, making the plant the fourth big LNG export terminal to enter service in the lower 48 U.S. states....
2019-05-31 13:45

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors....
2019-05-25 20:30

Don’t miss: Godzilla’s return, universal numbers and escaping ships Watch Godzilla take on ancient superspecies, read how great mathematicians like Newton made numbers universal and play at escaping from a sinking research vessel...
2019-05-25 19:45

Cruise ships are target of Venice protest after canal crash Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon.       ...
2019-06-09 01:45

Carnival Will Pay a $20 Million Fine for Polluting the Oceans With Its Cruise Ships (MIAMI) — Carnival Corp. has reached a tentative settlement with federal prosecutors in which the world’s largest cruise line agreed to pay $20 million in fines for some of its ships continuing to pollute the oceans despite promising year...
2019-06-04 00:45

NASA just hired SpaceX to figure out how to refuel ships in space Traveling to the Moon is hard, and sending crewed spacecraft to other planets will be even harder. One of the major challenges in deep space travel is the question of power, since, at present, spacecraft have to take all their required fuel with them...
2019-07-31 22:30

"Laughable Claims": Iran Rejects US Accusation Of Attack On Ships Off UAE Iran strongly rejected an accusation by US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Wednesday that it was "almost certainly" behind May 12 attacks on four ships off the United Arab Emirates....
2019-05-29 16:45

Threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters raised to ‘critical’ The threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters was raised to its highest level this week — with officials claiming that the risk of an attack is “critical.” The move was announced Tuesday by the British Ministry of Defense, the BBC...
2019-07-12 10:45

Maritime Operators Set Full Speed Ahead for Cleaner Ships While the U.N. and environmentalists are sounding alarms the Paris signatory countries are falling behind schedule on cutting emissions, a move toward cleaner ships has picked up speed over the past three years, affecting everything from the way new ...
2019-07-03 18:30

Ships urged to alert navies before sailing through Strait of Hormuz Shipping associations have called on ship owners to inform Britain's navy of their movements before sailing into the Middle East Gulf and Strait of Hormuz because of the escalating international crisis in the region....
2019-07-22 21:15

US ships told to send Gulf travel plans in advance US-flagged ships should send their travel plans to American and British naval authorities if they intend to sail in the Gulf, the US Maritime Administration has said....
2019-08-08 17:00

In photos: Ships sail into New York City for Fleet Week Hundreds of U.S. sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen arrive in New York City for the 31st annual Fleet Week. Eleven U.S. ships and two from Canada glided up the Hudson River on Wednesday to dock in the city for a week of activities, including concer...
2019-05-23 17:15

Teenage Engineering ships its delayed modular synth and keyboard Teenage Engineering announced it was adding modular options to its Pocket Operator line back in January. A month later, the company cited manufacturing issues when it cancelled pre-orders for the 170 analog synth and the 16 keyboard designed to be us...
2019-07-09 03:45

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
2019-07-02 14:30

| US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf of Oman The US Fifth Fleet has said that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-13 20:15

US Navy Receives Distress Calls From 2 Ships In Gulf Of Oman The US Fifth Fleet said on Thursday that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-13 17:45

Pope defends migrants after clashes between Italy and rescue ships Pope Francis said on Monday that "no one is exempt" from helping migrants, in an indirect rebuke of Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini who has tried to shut the country's ports to non-governmental migrant rescue ships....
2019-07-08 13:30

Venice cruise ships could be rerouted from city centre next month Italian minister proposes plan for diverting a third of big ships to other ports by next yearItaly’s transport minister has proposed a plan for diverting massive cruise ships from Venice’s historic centre, with a view to rerouting a third of the vess...
2019-08-08 14:30

Saudi-led coalition fires flares over Yemeni port of Aden: residents Saudi-led coalition warplanes fired flares over Yemen's Aden at dawn on Saturday, residents said, near camps occupied by southern separatist fighters who last week seized control of the port city which had been the interim seat of the government....
2019-08-17 10:15

Heads up, Mac gamers: big-time PC game port studio to drop support for 32-bit With Apple macOS Catalina's discontinuation of all support for 32-bit coded apps, one game publisher is pulling a lot of titles from its Mac game store, reports Apple Insider.The publisher in question is Aspyr – a studio that redistribute...
2019-06-18 21:00

UPDATE 1-Go-slow at port hits South African car and commodity exports A go-slow by workers at a major South African port is hitting exports of cars and other commodities, the country's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 18:30

Inside the Luxembourg free port storing riches for the super-wealthy Depending on who you speak to, Le Freeport is a high-security storage facility or a money-laundering riskAll you need to know about free portsAlong with free trade deals, tax cuts for high earners and the threat of a no-deal Brexit, special tax-free ...
2019-07-06 17:00

Brexit: leaked papers predict food shortages and port delays Medicines will also be subject to shortages in what Whitehall sources called ‘the most realistic assessment’The UK will be hit with a three-month meltdown at its ports, a hard Irish border and shortages of food and medicine if it leaves the EU withou...
2019-08-18 13:30

Record number of supertankers loading at Louisiana export port -sources Medium-sour crudes from the U.S. Gulf of Mexico are being snapped up by overseas buyers, paving way for a record six supertankers to load at the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) in a matter of weeks, according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-04 01:45

Required gamer viewing: The history of M2’s Japanese retro-port empire You may not know Japanese game studio M2 by name, but you've probably played one of its retro-revival projects. [credit: My Life In Gaming ] ...
2019-05-21 17:30

Border agents involved in shooting at San Ysidro Port of Entry: reports U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents were involved in a shooting Monday evening at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, located within the City of San Diego immediately north of the U.S.-Mexico border with Tijuana, officials said....
2019-06-04 08:00

Busiest US port hit by 7th straight month of export declines amid trade war America's top two busiest container ports, the Los Angeles and Long Beach, on Tuesday reported declines in export volumes in May amid an ongoing trade war with China....
2019-06-12 07:45

Brazil miner Vale says mulls new railway, port for Carajas expansion Brazilian miner Vale SA is considering building a new railway and port in the Para state for the potential expansion of its Carajas Serra Sul mine, the company said in a presentation to investors published on Tuesday....
2019-06-19 01:15

Migrant rescue ship heads towards Italian port in defiance of Salvini The migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is making its way towards the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a warning from the country's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that it is closed, the NGO Sea-Eye says....
2019-07-07 02:45

Captain defends her decision to force rescue boat into Italian port Carola Rackete says act of ‘disobedience’ in Lampedusa was necessary to avert tragedy An NGO rescue boat captain who has risked jail time after forcing her way into Lampedusa port in Italy with 40 migrants onboard has defended her act of “disobedienc...
2019-06-30 20:45

Port Authority reveals options to overhaul Times Square bus terminal A plan may finally be in the works to replace the decrepit Port Authority Bus Terminal with a new transit hub — now officials just need to decide what that plan is. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Thursday that it’s begi...
2019-05-24 19:01

Port To Cricket Stadium: PM's Likely Gifts On First Post-Poll Trip Abroad From ferry services and port terminals to a new national cricket stadium, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to come bearing gifts on his visit to neighbours Sri Lanka and the Maldives this......
2019-06-07 13:15

Superhot VR studio tested ‘larger’ levels for Oculus Quest port Superhot VR studio Superhot Team experimented with larger levels for the Oculus Quest port of their hit game -- but found it wasn't a good idea.Read More...
2019-05-26 11:15

NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk, Briefing on Space Station Docking Port Install Experts from NASA will preview an upcoming spacewalk with two American astronauts outside the International Space Station to complete the outfitting of docking ports during a briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 16, at the agency’s Johnson Space Cente...
2019-08-14 04:15

City of Port Moody takes bold strides toward climate action Acting Mayor Meghan Lahti and Coun. Amy Lubik want to declare a climate emergency in the city, something that Lubik says is necessary with the geographical build of Port Moody....
2019-06-11 01:30

Valero Port Arthur, Texas, refinery shuts HCU, SRU for overhaul: sources Valero Energy Corp shut a hydrocracking unit (HCU) and sulfur recovery unit (SRU) at its 335,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery on Monday, said sources familiar with plant operations....
2019-08-06 04:30

Venice to stop huge cruise ships from docking in its historic center Venice is to start rerouting cruise ships away from its historic center, in a victory for residents tired of the enormous vessels towering over the city's skyline....
2019-08-08 15:00

Mercy Ships celebrates 100,000th surgery: 'It's the purest form of medicine' The majority of the world’s population doesn’t have immediate access to safe or emergency medical care, but that’s something Mercy Ships is hoping to change, one stop at a time....
2019-05-21 19:15

After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, UK Warns Ships To Avoid Hormuz Strait London on Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
2019-07-20 16:15

U.S., Russian naval ships narrowly avoid a collision in the East China Sea The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk.        ...
2019-06-07 15:45

Russia must free detained Ukrainian ships, sailors, UN court rules The 24 Ukrainian sailors in Russian custody need to be immediately released, a UN maritime court has ruled. Ukraine's president said Moscow could show its readiness to end the Crimea conflict by releasing the sailors....
2019-05-25 17:15

Germany urges Italy to open up ports to migrant rescue ships German Interior Minister Seehofer has urged his Italian counterpart Salvini to open ports to boats carrying rescued migrants. A rescue boat landed without permission in port at Lampedusa and another is headed to Malta....
2019-07-07 01:00

Russia suspected of using civilian ships for intelligence gathering and influence operations Russian civilian ships are being used for intelligence gathering and propaganda operations in support of the Kremlin, a new intelligence report says....
2019-08-08 12:45

Star Citizen Alpha 3.6: Hover ships, space stations, and the law warp in Cloud Imperium Games is announcing today the Alpha 3.6 update for Star Citizen, the sci-fi universe that is has been in the works for the past five years.Read More...
2019-07-20 14:01

UK ships on 'heightened security' as crew of detained Iran vessel arrested The Department for Transport has issued new guidance to all British-flagged commercial ships to go to a heightened state of security in the Strait of Hormuz, Sky News understands....
2019-07-11 17:45

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping and a pipeline in the Middle East was directed by the Iranian government and the ayatollah....
2019-05-22 02:45

FLIR Surveillance awarded $12.6M for sensors aboard littoral combat ships FLIR Surveillance Inc. received a $12.6 million contract for supplies, repairs and upgrades to sensor systems aboard U.S. Navy littoral combat ships....
2019-08-17 06:15

German rescue ship heads to Malta after Italy blocks Lampedusa port Sea-Eye said its rescue ship will sail to Malta due to deteriorating conditions on board. They have called on Europe to intervene in Italy's hard-line measures, saying "human lives are not a bargaining chip."...
2019-07-07 05:30

Whitney Port revealed she turned down a late-night rendezvous with Leonardo DiCaprio Reality star Whitney Port says she 'regrets' turning down a rendezvous with Leonardo DiCaprio. USA TODAY reached out to DiCaprio's reps for comment.        ...
2019-08-16 20:15

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.        ...
2019-06-20 05:45

Coast Guard anticipates closing Port of New Orleans and lower Mississippi within several hours The United States Coast Guard expects to close the Port of New Orleans and the lower Mississippi River on Friday as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the Gulf Coast....
2019-07-12 19:15

Motorola's Moto G7 Power is free at Metro by T-Mobile (new line or port in required) A couple of months back, when Metro by T-Mobile released the Moto G7 Power, it sold the phone starting at just $59 to customers who switched from other carriers. That was an excellent price, considering the fact that the handset was - and still is - ...
2019-06-16 21:30

New Pentagon chief says U.S. will ‘escort’ American-flagged ships facing Iranian threats Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper said initiative doesn’t necessarily mean every U.S.-flagged ship going through the Strait of Hormuz will have a destroyer behind it....
2019-07-24 22:45

They fought at D-Day, now they're fighting rust: Veterans struggle to save World War II ships The Navy allowed groups around the country to take World War II ships, but scant attention was given to the multimillion-dollar maintenance costs.        ...
2019-06-04 20:45

US admiral says allies to do the heavy lifting protecting ships from Iran in the Strait of Hormuz The U.S. Navy's protection mission in the Strait of Hormuz will apply strictly to American shipping while regional partners will shoulder most of the responsibilities in the region, according to a Navy admiral....
2019-08-01 02:30

Rajnath Singh Visits Naval Ships, Infra Projects In Andhra Pradesh Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited the Indian Navy's indigenously designed stealth frigate, INS ''Shivalik'' and Submarine ''Sindhukirti'' in Vishakhapatnam....
2019-07-01 00:15

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 14:30

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been seized....
2019-08-04 04:00

US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ The post US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were at...
2019-05-29 12:15

The Coast Guard's newest cutter busted a 'narco sub' with 2,100 pounds of cocaine before even getting to home port The Coast Guard's newest cutter busted 2,100 pounds of cocaine before it even got to its home portNOW WATCH: Heart-pounding video shows a badass Coast Guardsman running down a narco-sub loaded with cocaine and pounding on the hatchSee Also:10 new car...
2019-08-12 17:30

Iran state TV says 44 crewmembers from 2 tankers involved in an incident near Strait of Hormuz taken to Iranian port TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran state TV says 44 crewmembers from 2 tankers involved in an incident near Strait of Hormuz taken to Iranian port. The post Iran state TV says 44 crewmembers from 2 tankers involved in an incident near Strait of Hormuz taken to...
2019-06-13 11:15

Royal Caribbean passenger collapses in Florida cruise terminal, saved by port workers Port Canaveral workers Sean Summers, Josh Clayton and Stephanie Dobson helped save a Royal Caribbean passenger who collapsed in the terminal.       ...
2019-08-07 02:00

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, two journalists confirmed dead A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers had been discussing an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, police said, adding that the death toll could be high....
2019-07-12 23:45

Top US port for China ocean trade reports decline in June imports amid dispute The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation's busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, handled 5.1% fewer inbound containers of cargo in June, as the trade standoff between Washington and Beijing disrupts global supply chain...
2019-07-12 02:45

South Korea Apologizes After North Korean Fishing Boat Arrives at Port Undetected A North Korean fishing boat puttered around in South Korean waters for two without being intercepted. South Koreans are scandalized by the lapse in vigilance....
2019-06-20 09:01

UN monitoring team in Yemen verifies pullout of armed forces from crucial port zones The UN team set up to monitor the ceasefire agreement between warring parties in Yemen has formally verified the pullout of armed Ansar Allah, or Houthi forces, from port zones in the country that are crucial to the flow of humanitarian aid, describi...
2019-05-21 15:00

Pompeo on Iran’s capture of British-flagged tanker: Up to ‘United Kingdom to take care of their ships’ The responsibility to free the British-flagged oil tanker seized last week by Iran “falls to the United Kingdom,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told "Fox & Friends" Monday, while warning the “whole world is waking up to the fact that this [Iranian] ...
2019-07-22 22:30

'A form of extortion': Iran to charge foreign ships a toll to cross Strait of Hormuz Iran is planning to charge foreign ships a toll in exchange for "protection" across the Strait of Hormuz, a key trade route and a flashpoint in the escalating dispute between the United States and the Islamic Republic....
2019-07-09 02:15

They fought the Nazis, now they're fighting rust: Veterans struggle to save World War II ships The Navy allowed groups around the country to take World War II ships, but scant attention was given to the multimillion-dollar maintenance costs.        ...
2019-05-24 14:15

Italy's government wins confidence vote on decree targeting migrant rescue ships The Italian government won a parliamentary confidence vote on Wednesday on a security and immigration decree, in a victory for Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who heads the far-right League party....
2019-07-24 22:15

New Pentagon chief Mark Esper says US will protect American commercial ships in the Persian Gulf The United States will maintain sufficient maritime and air assets in the Persian Gulf region to deter or, if necessary, prevent Iran from interfering with American commercial ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz, the newly confirmed defense se...
2019-07-24 22:45

Cuban travel crackdown: US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting island As of Wednesday, Americans can no longer take cruises to Cuba or visit the Communist country as part of educational and cultural group tours.        ...
2019-06-04 19:45

Carnival’s tiny Ocean Medallion wearable brings tech luxury to cruise ships Carnival, the operator of more than 100 cruise ships, is taking luxury cruise life to a new level, thanks to a tiny little tech wearable called the Ocean Medallion.Read More...
2019-05-23 19:45

Portugal's Douro Valley is the home of port wine, twisting valleys and tidy terraces Portugal's Douro Valley is the only place in the world that can legally produce what's called "port wine."       ...
2019-08-07 22:45

Migrant ship captain arrested after entering Italian port, ending weeks-long standoff Italian police have arrested the captain of a rescue ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued near Libya, after a weeks-long standoff between the vessel and authorities came to a climax off the island of Lampedusa....
2019-06-29 17:45

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, death toll may be high: police A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers had been discussing an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, police said, adding that the death toll could be high....
2019-07-12 20:15

US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Saudi oil-shipping port of Yanbu ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Saudi oil-shipping port of Yanbu. The post US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Sa...
2019-05-29 12:15

Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises cancel port stops in Puerto Rico ahead of planned protests Several cruise lines have canceled port stops in San Juan ahead of planned protests Monday in Puerto Rico, aimed at forcing the governor to resign.       ...
2019-07-22 18:45

Honda Two-Wheeler India Sales Cross 11 Million Mark In Western India Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) announced that the company has added 11 milion customers in Western India. The manufacturer crossed the milestone with sales from the states of Maharashtra,......
2019-07-22 21:01

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to India's chances in World Cup 2019....
2019-06-04 12:45

MG Motor India Ties Up With Fortum To Install EV Charging Stations In India The MG eZS will be made at the company's factory in Halol, Gujarat and will be available with a host of connected features. The company has said that its electric vehicles will get over-the-air (OTA)......
2019-07-02 17:30

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is currently the of the most affordable Vespa scooter......
2019-06-05 16:45

Four feared dead in mishap in Coal India mine in east India Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in the eastern state of Odisha, a company spokesman said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 08:30

Renault India To Double Sales In India By 2021; Triber Key Contributor The new Renault Triber is a direct rival to the Datsun GO+ and also the upcoming compact seven-seater from Maruti Suzuki. It gets a completely different design language from its rivals that help make......
2019-06-22 10:30

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 2019. As far as Indian fans are concerned, nothing......
2019-06-04 12:45

India's new government signals Hindu and India-first goals India's newly sworn-in Prime Minister Narendra Modi named a Cabinet on Friday, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection and appointing a former di...
2019-05-31 13:45

Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchange emerges of Royal Navy frigate warning off Iranian ships An audio recording has emerged of the radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels prior to the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
2019-07-21 09:45

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty-four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to reports....
2019-06-13 14:45

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged today....
2019-07-11 20:45

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN w...
2019-07-12 23:30

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council on Monday, warning however that war s...
2019-05-21 19:45

Philippines says 'baaaaaaaaa bye' to 1,500 tons of trash as it ships back to Canada After years-long tension in which Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte threatened 'war,' the Philippines shipped back 1,500 tons of garbage Friday.        ...
2019-05-31 19:00

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young Journalists Club news site....
2019-07-23 09:15

US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting Cuba; cruise lines scrutinizing rules The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.        ...
2019-06-05 02:15

Trump adviser John Bolton accuses Iran of seeking nuclear arms; claims it 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships Bolton claimed – without offering evidence – that the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates came from naval mines placed “almost certainly by Iran.”       ...
2019-05-29 21:30

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum focuses on inclusion; monsoons pummel Asia; young children at greater Ebola risk; small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire for Red Sea port In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire for key port...
2019-07-16 23:45

Whitney Port says she 'regrets' turning down 'one-night stand' with Leonardo DiCaprio While many suitors dream of a late-night rendezvous with Leonardo DiCaprio, Whitney Port said she had a chance but regrettably passed.        ...
2019-08-16 20:15

Iran tanker seizure: Diplomat summoned after Jeremy Hunt warns Iran is on a 'dangerous path' after two ships seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later released Ministers preparing "considered and robust" response, says No10 Donald Trump says Iran's actions...
2019-07-21 09:45

India vs Bangladesh, Preview: Bangladesh Face India In A Do-Or-Die Clash Bangladesh have seven points from seven matches and are currently fifth in the World Cup points table while India, with 11 points, are placed second after playing seven games....
2019-07-01 15:30

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is al...
2019-05-22 18:30

West: Almost anything is possible this season Which Wisconsin will show up this season? What makes Minnesota the division wild card? How far can Scott Frost improve Nebraska? We examine those questions and more about the wide-open Big Ten West....
2019-07-19 04:45

Kim Kardashian West, Esq. in 2022? You better believe it It's a sunny Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles and Kim Kardashian West is sitting in a conference room of a law office, blinds drawn, surrounded by law books, an array of highlighters, pens, binders and notebooks filled with her handwritten notes. On...
2019-06-28 19:15

Can the American West Be Saved? Two new books — Anthony McCann’s “Shadowlands” and Christopher Ketcham’s “This Land” — explore the forces shrinking the open expanse and destroying unbridled nature out West....
2019-08-16 13:45

Whatever happened to author Dorothy West? Writing alongside Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes, West was the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance. Diana Evans asks: why were her books overlooked for so long?Little sister” to Zora Neale Hurston. “The Kid” and would-be wife of L...
2019-08-16 12:45

SEC West: Can anyone challenge Alabama this time around? Can Alabama weather another staff shakeup? Can LSU take the next step? Can Auburn contend with a freshman QB? We dig into these questions and more in our SEC West team previews....
2019-07-15 22:45

TPD investigating disturbance on west side TUCSON -Tucson Police Department is investigating a call of aggravated assault in the 3700 block of N Romero Rd. According to TPD,  the situation started when a man got into an argument with a neighbor and threaten him with a weapon. When police arri...
2019-08-09 07:00

The Guatemalans who pay the price for the west’s need for nickel A vast European-owned mine is operating near Mayan villages, sparking a battle for survivalThe road to Guatemala’s biggest nickel mine is barely visible through a cloud of red dust, churned up by the 25-tonne trucks that thunder past loaded with ore....
2019-06-19 20:00

Rolex Retailer Sets Its Watch in the West Slack sales in Hong Kong make it an odd time for a luxury watch retailer to go public, but Watches of Switzerland is finding favor by focusing on the less well-served U.S. market....
2019-05-30 17:30

Dodgers with big lead as they chase another NL West title After six straight victories, the Los Angeles Dodgers now lead the NL West by 13 games as they chase a seventh consecutive division title       ...
2019-06-24 10:45

Mariners vs. A’s: Starters should make for slugfest out West The Mariners lead MLB by a wide margin in games that have gone over the total this season, and they should play another slugfest Sunday at Oakland. Mariners starter Mike Leake has allowed at least two home runs in four out of his past five starts and...
2019-06-16 17:15

Navy to commission USS Billings Saturday in Key West The U.S. Navy's 15th littoral combat ship, the Freedom-class USS Billings, will be commissioned Saturday at Naval Air Station Key West, with Lockheed Martin already contracted for the vessel's post shakedown availability....
2019-08-02 21:15

BC-WV–West Virginia News Coverage Advisory 9 am, WV Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in West Virginia. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the Charleston bureau at 304-346-0897 or chwpr@ap.org....
2019-06-21 15:30

West Ham can compete despite Man City setback, says Pellegrini "West Ham have the squad they need to compete in the Premier League despite a crushing defeat in their opening match but must focus on improving their style of play rather than worrying about long-term goals, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Thursda...
2019-08-16 17:45

US ambassador says Israel 'has the right to retain some' of the West Bank President Trump’s administration won’t “prejudge” an Israeli effort to annex settlements in the West Bank, according to the top U.S. envoy to Israel....
2019-06-08 20:15

Facebook Marketplace: The Wild West of E-Commerce Facebook says one in three people uses its Marketplace. But does the online flea market, which gives the names, profile photos and general locations of buyers and sellers, create a false sense of security?...
2019-08-16 15:15

West must be in 'driver's seat' for Syria reconstruction: HRW Western donors must ensure that humanitarian aid and any future reconstruction assistance in Syria do not fuel repression or benefit "cronies" of President Bashar al-Assad, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Friday....
2019-06-28 11:15

West Africa: Using data to prevent drought Climate change will hit Africa particularly hard, fueling drought, heat and crop failures. Researchers are working to prepare the west of the continent for this scenario — with help from Germany....
2019-08-02 01:15

Corbyn as PM would be 'west's first antisemitic leader since WWII' Health secretary Matt Hancock warns Tory MPs of risks of not choosing right leaderThe health secretary, Matt Hancock, has claimed that if Jeremy Corbyn won a general election he would be “the first antisemitic leader of a western nation since the sec...
2019-06-06 02:00

Saint West Is Really Living Up To His Name: See His Most Charming Photos Saint West is such a charmer! Kim Kardashian posted on her Instagram page on Wednesday a new photo of her and husband Kanye West's eldest son, who is 3 and 1/2 years old. In the pic,......
2019-08-14 22:45

West skeptical of investment from China: survey Chinese investment is causing disquiet in a number of places, particularly in the US and Europe, according to a new survey. The sentiment poses a problem for Chinese firms seeking to expand their global footprint....
2019-05-21 15:15

West Ham v Manchester City: match preview The champions begin their title defence at a ground where they have prospered under Pep Guardiola. Manchester City have scored 17 goals in their last four visits to the London Stadium and will start as heavy favourites against West Ham after beating ...
2019-08-09 18:30

West Africa struggles with rise in pollution Every year around the world, almost 8 million people die prematurely as a result of air pollution. The air quality in Europe is well monitored, but there is an urgent need for concrete data on pollution in West Africa....
2019-08-09 17:30

Téa Obreht Follows Up an Acclaimed Debut With a Visit to the Old West “Inland,” set in the rowdy lands of the Arizona Territory during the 1890s, weaves together the story of a frontierswoman with that of a wanted murderer and his camel....
2019-08-09 15:00

Pedestrian killed in hit and run on the Tucson’s west side Tucson Police Dept. says a pedestrian was fatally struck in a hit and run on Saturday. Officers responded to reports of a serious injury collision involving a pedestrian near 1st Ave. and Kelso. Arriving at the scene authorities found an unresponsive...
2019-08-19 00:30

Small fire reported at PCC West Campus TUCSON – A small fire was reported at Pima Community College’s West Campus Thursday morning. According to PCC officials, the blaze occurred in the West Campus C-Building, damaging an air conditioner on the second floor. Authorities say no...
2019-05-31 01:45

Jerry West proves again he's more than just the logo SportsPulse: With all the hoopla surrounding Kawhi Leonard and Paul George's arrival to L.A. one thing can't be lost: Jerry West's magical touch on the Clippers. As Trysta Krick puts it, he is more than just the logo.   ...
2019-07-07 17:15

How Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Help Grow Each Other's Empires Whether in business or in life, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian can always count on each other. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star proved this to be true once again by opening up......
2019-07-09 18:30

Premier League 2019‑20 preview No 19: West Ham There has been undoubted improvement under Manuel Pellegrini but West Ham remain difficult to readGuardian writers’ predicted position: 10th (NB: this is not necessarily Jacob Steinberg’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)Last season’s ...
2019-08-09 11:30

After strikes, West Virginia teachers being tested again CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Teachers in West Virginia walked out of the classroom last year and sparked a national wave of strikes. They walked out this year too. Now they’re being tested again. It’s not clear, though, whether teachers have ...
2019-06-05 22:30

Faced with rising far right, Soros Foundations look West George Soros's Open Society Foundations, best known for funding civil rights activists across Eastern Europe and the developing world, are increasingly turning their attention to affluent western Europe in response to the rise of the far right there....
2019-06-20 20:30

"Centre Has Not Given Nod To Change West Bengal's Name," Says Minister The Centre has not yet given its nod to change the name of West Bengal to ''Bangla'' as proposed by the Mamata Banerjee government, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 17:30

Body of adult man found near bus stop on west side TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating a body found on the west side of Tucson Friday afternoon. According to TPD, they received a report that an adult man was deceased near a bus top on Flowing Wells and Prince Roads at around 2 p....
2019-06-15 07:15

From Atlantic City to Key West: 21 beach towns that will soon be under water 24/7 Tempo identified the 21 beach towns in the U.S. that will soon be under water, based on data from the Union of Concerned Scientists report.        ...
2019-07-19 00:30

Hope misses ton as West Indies post 321-8 against Bangladesh West Indies batsman Shai Hope hit a patient 96 while Evin Lewis and Shimron Hetmyer also made half-centuries to help the former champions post a competitive 321-8 from 50 overs in their World Cup encounter against Bangladesh in Taunton on Monday....
2019-06-17 20:15

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank Ambassador David M. Friedman opened the door to American acceptance of Israel’s annexation of parts of the West Bank, a move that would violate international law....
2019-06-08 09:15

Man fatally struck by train on Upper West Side A man in a subway tunnel was fatally struck by a 2 train Friday morning on the Upper West Side, police said. The man, who police said appeared to have been in his 50s, was already on the tracks when he was hit around 10:30 a.m. by a northbound No. 2 ...
2019-06-07 21:15

Getting A Medal From Donald Trump Fits Jerry West All Too Well Have you ever seen Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, The Lonely Island’s 2016 mockumentary about a very specific kind of post-Obama cultural success? It’s a good movie. Funny gags, and some insight into the sort of of-this-moment famous person who ...
2019-06-19 22:15

US ambassador: Israel can retain parts of West Bank JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. ambassador in Jerusalem says Israel has the right to retain parts, but not all, of the West Bank. David Friedman’s remarks in an interview The New York Times published Saturday comes about two months after Israeli Prim...
2019-06-08 18:15

In warming West, Rio Grande roars back to life, for now After years of drought, no one in Rio Grande County, Colorado, can remember the last time their namesake river was closed to the public because it was running too high....
2019-06-20 22:15

The West Coast is running out of space to put dead whales PORTLAND, Ore. — So many gray whales are washing up on the U.S. West Coast that the federal agency that deals with the rotting carcasses is running out of places to put them while they decompose. NOAA Fisheries is asking those with private, isolated ...
2019-06-21 10:30

Eoin Morgan says injuries in win over West Indies are no cause for panic • Captain and Jason Roy are England doubts to face Afghanistan• ‘It’s a worry but we’re not at panic stations,’ Morgan saysEoin Morgan insisted it was not a case of “panic stations” despite injuries to himself and Jason Roy taking the gloss off Engla...
2019-06-15 07:45

West Point says cadet killed in rollover was from New Jersey WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Military Academy has identified the cadet killed in a vehicle rollover during a training exercise as a 22-year-old from New Jersey. West Point on Friday announced that Cadet Christopher J. Morgan of West Orange, New J...
2019-06-07 20:01

Jofra Archer undaunted by battle against West Indies • Archer previously played for West Indies Under-19s • ‘It’s just another game of cricket, same as the last game’Jofra Archer will look to treat England’s next match against West Indies like any other, even if it represents his first encounter with t...
2019-06-09 20:30

BJP Says Will Defy Bar On Political Party Programmes In West Bengal On a day West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid political violence in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party said it is not demanding President's rule there......
2019-06-10 17:30

Taliban storm hotel building in west Afghanistan Taliban insurgents stormed a commercial building housing a hotel in western Afghanistan, killing three security officials and injuring 10, officials said on Saturday, the latest in a surge of attacks despite reported progress in peace talks....
2019-07-13 16:45

2 Canadians kidnapped in West African nation of Ghana ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities in Ghana say two Canadians on an exchange program have been abducted. Police and local media say the two were attending Kumasi Technical University in the West African country’s second-largest city. Guillaume Ber...
2019-06-06 14:15

Injured Jos Buttler battles to be fit for England against West Indies • Wicketkeeper-batsman is having treatment for bruised hip• Buttler has hit 185 runs in 136 balls in World CupJos Buttler is “responding well to treatment” on a heavily bruised right hip and while he remains a doubt for England’s World Cup match agai...
2019-06-10 18:30

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing countries in the world....
2019-06-12 19:45

Leicester signs Tielemans, West Ham sells Arnautovic Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans moved to Leicester on a permanent deal following a successful loan spell, while West Ham announced the sale of Marko Arnautovic to Chinese champion Shanghai SIPG in a terse, two-line statement.    &#...
2019-07-08 19:15

West Virginia man arrested after incident with boy in Walmart bathroom CLARKSBURG, W.Va.(WBOY) – A Bridgeport man was arrested in Clarksburg on a malicious assault charge after an incident at Walmart, according to the Clarksburg Police Department. On Sunday, an officer was dispatched to Walmart on Emily Drive in C...
2019-06-11 09:15

West Va. Governor Agrees To Pay Delinquent Kentucky Taxes HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) — Coal companies tied to West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice are promising to pay huge property tax debts owed to some eastern Kentucky counties. Knott, Pike, Harlan and Magoffin counties received checks last week totaling nearly $1.2 mi...
2019-06-11 14:30

The untold story of the Wild West's black cowboys The image of a typical American cowboy -- a rough-hewn white guy in dirt stained blue jeans, cowboy hat and boots -- is a staple of Western movies and modern country music. But as icons go, it gives an incomplete picture....
2019-07-05 16:45

Microsoft Opens First European Store in London's West End Microsoft will open its first European retail store in London on Thursday, showcasing technology ranging from Xbox games and Surface tablets to augmented reality and LinkedIn masterclasses....
2019-07-11 14:45

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cement their political, economic and military ties....
2019-06-06 00:30

The Latest: West Indies win toss, send Sri Lanka in to bat LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 33 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 10:20 a.m. West Indies skipper Jason Holder won the toss and sent Sri Lanka into bat in a World Cup group game involving two teams that are already out of contention for t...
2019-07-01 11:45

Jos Buttler a doubt for West Indies after he injures hip hitting six • Jonny Bairstow takes over gloves against Bangladesh• Eoin Morgan says Jason Roy may have Test futureEoin Morgan moved to play down fears over Jos Buttler’s fitness but admitted his vice-captain will not be risked against West Indies on Friday if th...
2019-06-08 22:45

Cameron Diaz’s former West Village pad hits market for $4M Actress Cameron Diaz made a killing on this West Village condo, which she bought for $2.95 million in 2008 and sold for $4.25 million in 2016. But the buyer, Noel Pittman, wasn’t so lucky and is now listing the stunning pad for $4 million ̵...
2019-06-14 18:45

Kim Kardashian West denies cultural appropriation in kimono row Kim Kardashian West has denied allegations of cultural appropriation after trademarking a Japanese word for her new shapewear brand, Kimono Intimates....
2019-06-28 15:15

Spain midfielder Fornals joins West Ham from Villarreal LONDON (AP) — Spain midfielder Pablo Fornals has joined West Ham from Villarreal, becoming the second most-expensive player in the English club’s history. West Ham announced the signing of the 23-year-old Fornals on Friday on a five-year deal, ...
2019-06-14 15:45

US ambassador: Israel has right to annex parts of West Bank David Friedman gives interview to New York Times‘Israel has right to some, but unlikely all’ of disputed territoryThe US ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land the Palestinians seek for a ...
2019-06-08 23:15

Carry-on bag ignites at West Virginia airport checkpoint Authorities at a West Virginia airport say a passenger’s carry-on bag ignited as it was going through a security checkpoint.       ...
2019-06-14 15:45

A daily take on life in north-west England – in pictures In June 2013, artist John Hewitt started making daily drawings inspired by his dog-walking encounters, and posting them on Instagram. Six years later, he has 2,400 sketches, not missing a single day. “I set up a system and I can’t escape,” he says. H...
2019-06-09 02:45

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
2019-06-30 23:15

Manchester City cruise past West Ham in China "Premier League Asia Trophy semi-final, Nanjing Olympic Sports Center – Manchester City 4 (D.Silva 33, Nmecha 36 pen, Sterling 59 72) West Ham 1 (Noble 26 pen)"...
2019-07-17 21:15

West Ham make striker Haller their record signing "West Ham United have signed French striker Sebastien Haller from Bundesliga team Eintracht Frankfurt for an undisclosed club record fee, the Premier League club said on Wednesday."...
2019-07-17 21:15

West Point Accident Kills Cadet and Injures 22 Others Twenty cadets and two trainers were injured after a military vehicle overturned en route to a training area near the military academy, officials said....
2019-06-07 00:15

The Latest: Tlaib says she won’t visit West Bank relatives U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., listens to a question from a constituent in Wixom, Mich., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel banning U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib and fellow Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar̵...
2019-08-17 00:45

Inside Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Low-Key Anniversary Dinner That's amore! Ahead of their official 5-year wedding anniversary, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West got some time together to celebrate their romance by candlelight. According to source,......
2019-05-25 04:30

Rent the Runway and West Elm are betting your next comforter will be a rental Rent the Runway has transformed the way people think about buying — and owning — clothes. Now RTR has announced a partnership with Williams-Sonoma's West Elm brand to allow subscribers to rent soft home decor, including quilts, blankets and pill...
2019-05-21 19:15

Can Kanye West solve America's housing crisis? Maybe … The rapper’s excursion into architecture is taking shape in California with Star Wars-inspired dome-like structuresThe first images of a housing community proposed by Kanye West have emerged as the construction of prototype homes appears to be under ...
2019-08-06 17:00

How the West Got China's Social Credit System Wrong It occupies a spot next to 'Black Mirror' and Big Brother in popular imagination, but China’s social credit project is far more complicated than a single, all-powerful numerical score....
2019-07-31 22:15

Israel approves US congresswoman's visit to West Bank Israel says Rashida Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank. She and fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar faced entry bans over their criticism of the Jewish-majority state....
2019-08-16 18:15

Catwalk cover-up: how the west is falling for modest fashion The flowing sleeves and long hemlines favoured by Muslims are inspiring designers around the worldFlicking through the rails at high street store Monki, teenager Hanaa Maqbool swiftly picks out two looks she is considering wearing for Eid; one is a f...
2019-06-02 10:30

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal o...
2019-06-02 07:15

West Ham fan fined for racially abusing Tottenham’s Son Heung-min • Supporter pleads guilty to using ‘DVD’ slur in October• Club ban fan but will review that if he takes education courseA West Ham United fan has been fined after pleading guilty to a racially aggravated offence at a Carabao Cup game against Tottenha...
2019-05-22 21:45

‘Abolish ICE’ protesters shut down West Side Highway All lanes of the West Side Highway were shut down after protesters stormed the roadway in Chelsea, officials said. Cars traveling in both directions came to a halt shortly after 1 p.m., when demonstrators protesting the U.S. Immigrations and Customs ...
2019-08-11 03:30

California woman hospitalized with West Nile virus Laura Hardwick’s family said they aren’t sure where the offending mosquito struck, but that she did get several bites while celebrating the Fourth of July in Clovis....
2019-08-01 03:15

Nottingham Forest 1-2 West Brom: Championship – as it happened Kyle Edwards and Matt Phillips made the most of Aro Muric mistakes to earn West Brom the victory at Nottingham Forest 8.10pm BST Related: Bizarre goal from Matt Phillips earns West Brom narrow win over Forest 7.42pm BST Thanks for joining me. Espec...
2019-08-04 11:45

Astronauts in the Grand Canyon: how Nasa used the west as a moonscape Rare photos capture astronauts in the Apollo program training in the rugged canyons, craters and lava fields of ArizonaOn 20 July 1969, the world paused as an estimated 600 million people watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon. But f...
2019-08-04 06:45