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Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes

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Hurricane Barry: What to know about Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
2019-07-13 20:00

Barry becomes hurricane as it bears down on Louisiana: NHC Storm Barry was upgraded to hurricane status on Saturday as it moved onto Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), and its center is expected to cross the coast during the next few hours, the National Hurricane Center said....
2019-07-13 18:30

Hurricane Barry makes landfall in Louisiana Already saturated by flood waters, Louisiana is bracing for heavy rains as the storm creeps up the state. Fourteen years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the area, authorities have warned residents to stay alert....
2019-07-13 20:30

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as it slowly plodded along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. The large storm is moving at just 6 miles per ho...
2019-07-14 04:30

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during...
2019-07-14 01:45

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
2019-07-12 11:30

U.S. Coast Guard holds Hurricane Barry briefing The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued a number of people stranded in their homes in Louisiana because of life-threatening storm conditions. (July 13)        ...
2019-07-15 21:45

Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, while advising others to shelter in place and have emergency plans in case the worst should happen. Barr...
2019-07-12 19:45

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from storm surge to a potential breach of levees meant t...
2019-07-12 16:45

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could intensify to a hurricane just before it makes landfall along the Louisiana coast, forecasters predict. The storm, packing maximum sustained winds of...
2019-07-12 16:30

Barry becomes a hurricane as Louisiana coast prepares for storm to make landfall: NHC Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph, the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 120 kph or higher....
2019-07-13 18:15

Hurricane Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens into tropical storm Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
2019-07-13 20:15

Barry upgraded to Category 1 hurricane as it nears landfall off of Louisiana coastline Tropical Storm Barry was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane as it inched closer to the Louisiana coast on Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph, officials said....
2019-07-13 17:30

More than 120 dogs, cats in path of Hurricane Barry in Louisiana are flown to safety _____ Ahead of Hurricane Barry’s making landfall along the Louisiana coast, more than 120 dogs and cats in the storm’s path were flown to safety. The animals were evacuated Friday from St. Landry Parish Animal Control and St. Martin Anima...
2019-07-14 01:45

NHC issues hurricane warning Louisiana coast ahead of storm Barry The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Thursday issued a hurricane warning for Tropical Storm Barry for the Louisiana coast from Intracoastal City to Grand Isle....
2019-07-12 01:45

Hurricane Barry rattles Gulf Coast fishermen already reeling from rough season Gulf Coast commercial fishermen have taken another hit this season after Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana’s and Mississippi’s Gulf Coasts. Heavy wind and rain from the category one storm forced fishermen to dock their commercial vessels for days....
2019-07-16 00:15

Hurricane Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Hurricane Barry reaches the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable during severe weather events. ...
2019-07-13 18:45

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm tracks: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning.        ...
2019-07-13 13:45

Easy-listening legend Barry Manilow gives $100,000 to hurricane-ravaged high school band There just aren’t enough Barry Manilow news days, in our opinion. The just-turned 76-year-old easy-listening songwriting legend is still performing in Vegas, and also runs the Manilow Music Project, which is “keeping dreams alive one instrument at a ...
2019-06-22 10:30

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains....
2019-07-12 08:15

Hurricane watch in Louisiana, mandatory evacuations issued as Barry expected to drop up to 20 inches of rain A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico forced mandatory evacuations in parts of Louisiana on Thursday, as a potential hurricane is expected to spark flash flooding in places like New Orleans still drying out from torrential rain....
2019-07-11 23:30

Hurricane warning issued in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry gains strength in Gulf of Mexico Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
2019-07-12 02:45

Rained Out by Hurricane Barry, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Turns Canceled Convention Day Into Major Food Donation As Hurricane Barry barreled through the Gulf Coast this weekend, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. scrambled to wrap up its biennial convention in New Orleans early....
2019-07-16 21:30

Now a hurricane, Barry makes landfall, bringing rain, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry storm track: Where is Barry now? Barry became a hurricane right before its landfall in Louisiana. Earlier Saturday: an island helicopter rescue        ...
2019-07-13 20:00

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service....
2019-07-13 10:15

Tropical Storm Barry: Thousands without power, rescues underway as storm strengthens to 'edge of hurricane status' before landfall Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecasters warn that it could strengthen to a hurricane in the warmer Gulf waters....
2019-07-13 16:45

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. The risk now: floods. Earlier, officials staged an island helicopter rescue.        ...
2019-07-13 23:45

Tropical Storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
2019-07-13 23:45

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running through Storm Barry Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a hurricane just before landfall this weekend....
2019-07-12 16:15

Oil Prices and the 2019 Hurricane Season Like 2005's Katrina, a major Gulf of Mexico hurricane can deal a heavy blow to crude oil production. Most financial and economic pundits would then conclude that such a supply disruption would send oil prices skyrocketing with demand. Yet this chart ...
2019-07-06 01:00

Here's how to escape your car if it floods during a hurricane, AAA says If your vehicle becomes submerged in water during flooding, it's important to know what tools to use and what kind of windows will break.       ...
2019-07-16 12:15

Louisiana braces for possible weekend hurricane A potential tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for southeast Louisiana - the possibility that a high Mississippi River will approach the tops of levees and a danger of flash floods. (July 11)     ...
2019-07-11 12:45

The 2019 Hurricane Season Shouldn't Be That Bad (Hopefully, Maybe) Y’all better buckle up because hurricane season is coming, and federal scientists have predicted it will be *checks notes*... uh, pretty damn normal. Read more......
2019-05-24 01:15

Hurricane Statistics Fast Facts Read CNN's Hurricane Statistics Fast Facts and learn information about the deadliest and costliest tropical storms, tropical depressions and hurricanes....
2019-06-05 18:45

After Maria: the Netflix documentary looking at life after a hurricane The makes of a new documentary short about Puerto Rican families after Hurricane Maria talk about the importance of illuminating a crisisAt Glenda Martes’s 43rd birthday celebration last summer, party favors mix with evidence of transience: there’s a...
2019-05-23 12:30

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

'Ain't goin nowhere': New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are staying in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are mostly content to sit and ride the storm out, oft...
2019-07-12 07:45

PHOTO GALLERY: Looking back at hurricane damage Crews with bulldozers and dump trucks have removed tons of debris from the Florida Panhandle since Hurricane Michael slammed ashore in October, wrecking miles of homes and businesses, yet signs of the storm's fury remain everywhere as hurricane seaso...
2019-05-31 07:45

How hurricane names are 'retired' from use for future storms To retire a storm name – and have it removed from the list – the hurricane must be “so deadly or costly that the future use of its name on a different storm would be inappropriate for obvious reasons of sensitivity.”...
2019-07-13 01:00

Djokovic survives hurricane Hurkacz to reach last 16 When Novak Djokovic stood with hand on hip midway through the second-set tiebreak, glaring down at young Polish upstart Hubert Hurkacz, he could scarcely believe the drama unfolding before his eyes in his third-round Wimbledon showdown on Friday....
2019-07-06 03:15

Your Digital Toolkit for the Atlantic Hurricane Season It looks like New Orleans is going to take a shot from a potential Category 1 hurricane by Saturday. Half my family is from New Orleans, and I’m confident in saying that none of us would be nervous about a Cat 1. However, it’s not so much the winds t...
2019-07-11 20:15

Hurricane Barbara begins to weaken far out in Pacific Powerful Hurricane Barbara has begun to weaken over the open Pacific, as its maximum sustained winds have dipped to 145 mph (230 kph) from a peak of 155 mph (250 kph)...
2019-07-03 17:45

New storm off southern Mexico likely to grow into hurricane A newly formed tropical storm off Mexico’s southern coast is gaining strength, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it likely will reach hurricane strength by Monday evening, though without threatening land...
2019-07-01 05:30

Here's how to build a hurricane-resistant house — not as expensive as you may think After years of increasingly powerful hurricanes wreaking record destruction, owners and builders are looking intensely at ways to fortify their homes....
2019-05-21 16:45

Hurricane travel insurance: When should you buy it and what kind of policy do you need? Don't wait until a storm is on its way to buy insurance. And remember: the insurance company – not you – decides when the policy kicks in.       ...
2019-07-15 20:45

Hurricane hunters are ready to tackle the season While most people run away from hurricanes, servicemen and servicewomen called Hurricane Hunters fly planes directly into the eye of these intense storms....
2019-06-03 21:45

Alvin becomes first hurricane of 2019 Pacific season Alvin became the first hurricane of the 2019 tropical season and could be just the first of several tropical systems to travel through the Eastern Pacific in the coming week....
2019-06-28 18:15

'Hurricane' Hawkins, 103, breaks running record in US A 103-year-old has become the oldest woman to compete on an American race track after finishing 50 and 100-metre dashes at the National Senior Games in New Mexico....
2019-06-21 18:30

First East Pacific hurricane fades to a low off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has weakened into a remnant low pressure system far off the coast of Mexico. Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but the U.S. Nationa...
2019-06-29 18:15

2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook Leading up to the official start of hurricane season next week NOAA released the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook today. Meteorologists predict this will be a near-normal hurricane season across the Atlantic Basin. The outlook expects nine to ...
2019-05-24 05:30

After Hurricane Irma, St. Maarten resorts have rebuilt to become bigger and better After extensive and expensive rebuilding, the beachfront resorts are bigger, better and armed with an array of vacation must-dos.       ...
2019-07-02 21:45

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
2019-07-11 12:45

New Orleans battered by flooding rains ahead of possible hurricane New Orleans was battered by flooding rains on Wednesday that was associated with a weather system that could grow into first hurricane of the year. More than 8 inches fell on the city, which was also placed under a tornado warning when a water spout ...
2019-07-11 06:15

Budding tropical storm expected to become Gulf hurricane A budding tropical storm over the northern Gulf of Mexico is expected to reach hurricane strength and is likely to produce flooding and a damaging storm surge with landfall between central Louisiana and Texas....
2019-07-11 15:30

Forecasters expect ‘near normal’ hurricane season for 2019 Hurricane season begins Saturday, and forecasters are predicting a “near-normal” number of them set to rock the Atlantic seaboard. Twelve to 14 tropical storms — only a “slightly above normal” number are expected — and of those, five to...
2019-06-01 00:45

New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but heavy rain as it was upgraded to tropical storm Barry on ThursdayMandatory evacuations were ordered south-east of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Thursday as the city and a surrounding stretc...
2019-07-11 19:45

Forecasts Call for a Normal Hurricane Season, but ‘It Only Takes One’ Government forecasters predict as many as fifteen named storms, and as many as four major hurricanes, during the season which begins June 1 and stretches to Nov. 30...
2019-05-23 21:30

More than 7 million homes are at risk as hurricane season begins Saturday, June 1, marks the beginning of the 2019 hurricane season and NOAA analysts are predicting a near-normal year: two to four major hurricanes.        ...
2019-06-01 11:30

First East Pacific hurricane forms, then weakens off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has formed and faded far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but sli...
2019-06-28 15:15

Storm could become first hurricane of season and is already shutting down energy operations The U.S. energy industry has halted about a third of Gulf of Mexico oil production and expects more disruptions, as the industry braces for the first hurricane of the year....
2019-07-10 22:15

Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Getting a Head Start This Week Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1, but the ocean and atmosphere are paying the calendar no heed. A swirl of clouds and thunderstorms off the Florida coast has a 70 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, ...
2019-05-21 14:45

NOAA: Expect a slightly weaker hurricane season The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday predicted nine to 15 named storms. It says four to eight of them will become hurricanes and two to four of those major hurricanes with 111 mph winds or higher. (May 23)   ...
2019-05-23 19:15

AT&T outclassed Verizon in hurricane response, and it wasn’t close, union says Enlarge / PANAMA CITY, Fla. - OCTOBER 19: Mark Mauldin hangs a sign near the front of his property expressing his dissatisfaction with his Verizon cell phone service following Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle on October 10....
2019-05-21 21:15

U.S. forecasters predict near average 2019 Atlantic hurricane season U.S. forecasters expect the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 to be near average in the number and intensity of storms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 21:15

Forecasters predict busy Central Pacific hurricane season HONOLULU (AP) — Forecasters say Hawaii and the Central Pacific could experience more storms than normal during this year’s hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects five to eight named tropical cyclones in th...
2019-05-23 02:15

Hurricane Barbara strengthens into a Category 2 storm off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara began strengthening rapidly in the Pacific Ocean on Monday and meteorologists expect it become a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
2019-07-02 08:45

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in bars, bracing for the threat of severe flooding....
2019-07-13 07:15

Tropical storm brewing off Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
2019-07-11 15:00

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
2019-07-11 16:00

Flooding swamps New Orleans before potential hurricane makes landfall New Orleans streets into small rivers as a possible hurricane could make landfall in the area on Saturday.        ...
2019-07-11 06:00

New Orleans, already grappling with extreme weather, may face hurricane by week's end A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane that could strike the Gulf Coast and raise the Mississippi River to the brim of the city’s protective le...
2019-07-11 05:30

New Orleans is already flooded — and the worst may be yet to come: Forecasters are predicting a hurricane New Orleans was already hit by a storm that left its streets swamped. Now, meteorologists say a hurricane could be on its way        ...
2019-07-11 06:00

A satellite captured a powerful hurricane and a solar eclipse at the same time A total solar eclipse stretched across South America on Tuesday at the exact same time a Category 4 hurricane was developing near the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, and it was caught on the same satellite loop....
2019-07-03 05:30

Key West brings back barefoot elegance after Hurricane Irma It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good, and for all the havoc that hurricane Irma wreaked on the Florida Keys in September 2018, there was indeed a silver lining at Parrot Key Hotel in Key West. At the resort, extensive flooding and damage promp...
2019-06-19 12:00

Barry may cause gas prices to spike Gas prices may see a storm surge if Barry sticks to predictions. The states that line the Gulf of Mexico are home to more than 45 percent of the total petroleum refining capacity in the country, along with 51 percent of total US natural gas processin...
2019-07-14 04:30

Eclipsecane! Solar Eclipse Photobombs Hurricane in Stunning Satellite Shots Earth had itself a day yesterday. Chile and Argentina got a prime look at a total solar eclipse while the Pacific Ocean played host to Hurricane Barbara, the strong storm on Earth at the moment.Read more......
2019-07-03 16:30

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge the Crescent City over the next three days, concerns are growing that the worst is yet to come....
2019-07-11 18:45

2019 Atlantic hurricane season to be 'near-normal' with 9 to 15 named storms, NOAA says The Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be close to "normal" this year but it only takes one storm to devastate a community, government forecasters said Thursday....
2019-05-23 23:45

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico Beach, the carcasses of trees appear by the side of the road, still sprouting from the soil. Some ben...
2019-05-23 18:45

Nightmarish realism: Fernanda Melchor on the haunting voices of 'Hurricane Season' Fernanda Melchor and German translator Angelica Ammar have won the International Literature Award for "Hurricane Season." DW had a chat with the Mexican writer, whose novel depicts life in an extremely harsh society....
2019-06-19 17:30

103-year-old runner called ‘Hurricane’ Hawkins is setting world records For centenarian Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, age is nothing but a number — and a goal racing distance. During the National Senior Games this week, Louisiana-based Hawkins, who is 103-years-young, took home the gold for the 100-meter d...
2019-06-19 20:30

How Hurricane Sandy improved mental health treatment on Rikers Island City Department of Correction Deputy Warden John Gallagher credits Hurricane Sandy with helping him improve the treatment of mentally ill inmates on Rikers Island. The 2012 storm forced the closure of Bellevue Hospital, and around 40 inmates in the h...
2019-05-24 00:00

Hurricane season begins Saturday; experts predict about 13 named storms After two years of above average activity, forecasters say the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season -- which begins Saturday -- will be pretty close to normal with about a dozen named storms....
2019-05-30 23:15

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

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
2019-07-11 10:15

U.S. House panel sets July 10 deadline in hurricane response probe A U.S. House committee has called on the White House to turn over documents related to the Trump administration's handling of hurricanes in 2017 that devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, accusing it of stonewalling....
2019-07-02 18:45

Coast guard rescues man, dog from Barry The U.S. Coast Guard released video of a helicopter crew rescuing a 77-year-old man and a dog from a home after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Barry inundated southern Louisiana. (July 14)        ...
2019-07-15 21:45

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) confirmed. Tropical Storm Barry is currently gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico about 90 mile...
2019-07-12 04:45

This Hurricane Proof House Made From 612,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles Can Withstand 326 MPH Winds If you’re looking to build a new home on coastal waters where hurricanes are known to roam, you might want to skip the two-by-fours and cement and instead start drinking bottled soda. A Canadian company has recently completed construction of a home w...
2019-07-05 05:15

103-year-old sprinter Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins sets records on the track with every race Julia Hawkins, a 103-year-old sprinter who competed at the National Senior Games, has become the oldest woman to ever compete on an American track.       ...
2019-06-20 15:00

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2019-06-01 19:30

Earthquake, flood, hurricane: Google Maps adds tools to help you navigate a crisis Google is adding tools inside Google Map and search to help you deal with hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.        ...
2019-06-06 13:30

Hurricane season starts Saturday as forecasters eye developing system in the Gulf of Mexico The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season officially starts Saturday, and, as if on cue, a storm could be forming in the Gulf of Mexico over the next few days.        ...
2019-06-01 01:45

Tropical depression forecast to form along Gulf Coast this week, could strengthen into hurricane The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
2019-07-09 19:00

Oil and gas producers in the Gulf of Mexico restart after Barry US oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the US offshore drilling regulator said....
2019-07-16 08:45

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
2019-07-14 06:30

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces possible disaster again, with huge rainfall and Tropical Storm Barry posing twin threats to the city...
2019-07-12 17:30

Barry could cause up to $10B in storm damage, meteorologists predict Experts estimate that the total damage and economic loss caused by Tropical Storm Barry — which is set to deliver a punishing blow to the Gulf Coast this weekend, possibly as a hurricane — will be upwards of $10 billion. “It’s no Katrina,...
2019-07-13 04:30

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a hurricane just before landfall this weekend....
2019-07-12 18:00

Trump created a storm over Kim Darroch. Boris Johnson will bring a hurricane | Simon Jenkins With the forces of no deal whirling faster, Johnson is banking on the idea that a dramatic shock could be Britain’s salvationImagine chaos. Dream disruption. Think of a hundred Kim Darrochs as the Boris Johnson moment approaches. Tear up the script. ...
2019-07-11 22:15

Djokovic fumes over 'hurricane conditions' as Thiem reaches French Open final – video Novak Djokovic's 26-match grand slam winning streak ended after Dominic Thiem beat the world No 1 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 in a wind-whipped and rain-interrupted match that spanned more than four hours over two days. Djokovic called conditions 'one of...
2019-06-08 20:15

Hurricane watch issued in Louisiana as tropical system gains strength in Gulf of Mexico The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
2019-07-11 06:00

Rick Barry: US should help veterans before it worries about illegal immigrants Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry said Sunday the U.S. should be helping out those who served the country first before spending “billions of dollars on people who aren’t even supposed to be in this country.”...
2019-06-02 22:30

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina....
2019-07-12 16:30

Barry Sanders Was The Coolest Football Player Who Ever Lived What would it take for a present-day football player to equal or surpass the sheer coolness of Barry Sanders, who turns 51 years old today? I’m not sure it’s even possible. Individual humans simply are not permitted to impose themselves on the sport’...
2019-07-16 19:15

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is very bad news....
2019-07-12 18:45

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
2019-07-16 00:30

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas production begins restarting after Barry U.S. offshore oil producers restarted 4% of the production shut by Tropical Storm Barry last week, according to a report on Monday by the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)....
2019-07-15 21:45

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
2019-07-14 02:30

Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
2019-07-14 04:30

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriously, even though it is expected to become a full-blown hurricane by the time it hits the Louisiana co...
2019-07-13 04:15

Islanders’ Robin Lehner, Barry Trotz win big at NHL Awards Before this past season, not a lot of people expected Robin Lehner to be in Las Vegas this week for the NHL Awards ceremony. But that’s where the Islanders goalie was, winning the Masterton Trophy for the “player who best exemplifies the qualities of...
2019-06-20 06:00

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
2019-07-11 23:00

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is Its Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
2019-07-11 23:15

Louisiana Governor: Barry not worst case scenario Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said he was "extremely grateful" that Tropical Depression Barry had not caused the disastrous floods that were forecast, but he urged residents to be cautious as they ventured outside. (July 15)    ...
2019-07-15 21:45

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend....
2019-07-15 16:45

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Sunday....
2019-07-14 22:30

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisiana....
2019-07-15 20:15

Barry makes landfall over Louisiana as some levees get overwhelmed Hurricane Barry made landfall west of New Orleans midday Saturday, bringing with it a high-risk flooding event that could last for days in southern Louisiana....
2019-07-13 20:45

Blame FDR for our healthcare disaster Left, Right, and in between, everyone can agree that our employer-provided health insurance industry is failing. Even if the overwhelming majority of Americans wish to keep their private health insurance, the market itself issues perverse incentives ...
2019-07-06 08:15

How to prepare for a natural disaster From earthquakes in California to hurricanes in the Atlantic, natural disasters can create life-threatening situations. These disasters vary somewhat in the ways you prepare. For example, you wouldn't necessarily move fragile items to the floor for a...
2019-07-13 04:45

TEKNET: Disaster scams Hurricane season officially started June 1, while much of the midwest is still recovering from tornadoes and flooding, Americans always step up when disaster strikes and scammers are always trying to cash in on American generosity. John Overall hs ti...
2019-06-11 09:15

Strengthened tropical storm Barry takes aim at Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry took form in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday and headed toward an already water-logged New Orleans, where it was forecast to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday....
2019-07-11 19:15

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
2019-07-13 02:00

Louisiana Residents Brace For Storm Barry, Evacuations Ramped Up Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans with potentially disastrous rainfall and......
2019-07-13 15:15

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical Storm Barry, the company said....
2019-07-14 22:30

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

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and flooding when it comes ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
2019-07-12 18:00

Tropical Storm Barry picks up power as it bears down on Louisiana New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 coastal residents left without powerTropical Storm Barry was strengthening as it approached the Louisiana coast on Saturday. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its 8am advisory the stor...
2019-07-13 16:30

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
2019-07-12 23:45

Donald Trump warns Tropical Storm Barry still 'a big risk' US officials have warned of the likelihood of major flooding in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi as the storm weakens. Authorities are hoping to avert a repeat of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the area in 2005....
2019-07-14 19:15

Barry Manilow gifts North Carolina high school $100,000 Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Florence.        ...
2019-06-22 16:30

The NHL can thank women’s hockey for molding its top prospect into Barry Sanders on skates The presumptive No. 1 pick in the NHL draft has a first-round pick as his older brother, a potential NHLer as his little brother and a title-winning coach as his father. But his mom’s influence is central to his tale....
2019-06-19 16:45

With Barry bearing down, Gulf Coast braces for up to 24 inches of rain As Barry strengthened Thursday and inched closer to shore, residents in the Gulf states were rushing to prepare ahead of the storm's expected landfall on Saturday....
2019-07-12 14:15

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday and weakened to a tropical storm, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
2019-07-13 20:45

Barcelona beat PSG to sign 16-year-old English striker Barry "Barcelona have beaten Paris St Germain to the signing of one of England\u0027s brightest talents in 16-year-old striker Louie Barry from Championship side West Bromwich Albion."...
2019-07-11 15:30

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
2019-07-12 09:45

Barry threatens Louisiana, Arkansas, downgraded to tropical depression Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages....
2019-07-15 01:30

UPDATE 3-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
2019-07-16 03:45

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Saturday...
2019-07-13 20:45

| Honduras probes fishing disaster after 27 die Honduran authorities said they are investigating the causes of an accident in which at least 27 people died after their fishing boat sank off the Caribbean coast....
2019-07-05 12:30

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help The Islamic Defenders Front, known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution, has over the past 15 years repurposed its militia into a force that’s as adept at searching for earthquake victims as it is at inspiring fe...
2019-06-11 10:15

Nets now risk becoming the next New York disaster There has been so much celebration in and around Brooklyn since late Sunday afternoon you would have thought the Dodgers had announced they would be coming back home and a new-age Ebbetts Field was under construction. Kyrie Irving first, then Kevin D...
2019-07-02 06:45

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
2019-05-29 03:45

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disp...
2019-06-02 13:45

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
2019-07-06 09:15

House Will Not Act on Disaster Relief Until Next Week Representative John Rose, Republican of Tennessee, used the power of a single lawmaker to object to final passage of a disaster relief package by unanimous consent....
2019-05-31 01:00

Tropical Storm Live Updates: Barry’s Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials say....
2019-07-14 16:45

Louisiana gov declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Barry The governor of Louisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency over a storm that’s already caused severe flooding in New Orleans. The treacherous system, which is currently spinning in the Gulf of Mexico, is expected to make landfall in t...
2019-07-10 22:45

A 2016 storm dumped 4 trillion gallons of water on Louisiana. Could Barry do the same? Barry has the the potential for high storm surge, which is something emergency preparedness officials find especially concerning.        ...
2019-07-12 09:00

Tropical Storm Barry Live Updates: Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials say....
2019-07-14 22:30

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
2019-07-14 22:30

Barry spares New Orleans but Mississippi faces flash flood fears Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakeningLouisiana governor counsels continued cautionWeakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans as it continued its slow advance. The storm di...
2019-07-14 15:30

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahead of the storm's predicted landfall by early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
2019-07-12 03:30

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
2019-07-14 07:30

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

Bud Selig laments Barry Bonds' home run record chase in new book Former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig recalls the “misery” he experienced watching former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds break the all-time home run record in 2007....
2019-07-10 18:30

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
2019-07-14 06:00

Barry churns off Louisiana, New Orleans storm surge lower than feared Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
2019-07-13 18:30

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flooding if the storm makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
2019-07-11 22:00

Barcelona sign England Under-16 striker Louie Barry from West Brom • Barry will be part of Barcelona’s Under-19 squad• West Brom receive £235,000 in compensationBarcelona have beaten Paris St-Germain to the signing from West Bromwich Albion of one of England’s brightest talents in the 16-year-old striker Louie Barry...
2019-07-11 21:15

Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as the storm moved north. Barry was downgraded...
2019-07-15 16:45

Baku boycott would solve Arsenal dilemma rather than leave a man behind | Barry Glendenning If Arsenal refused to contest Europa League showpiece they would generate headlines that may force Uefa into climbdownLeave no man behind. A code embraced by the US military, it refers to army policy of doing everything and anything possible to avoid...
2019-05-24 00:00

Poetry In Motion: Barry Jenkins to Direct Alvin Ailey Biopic Barry Jenkins has a new project in the works and I’m about to 8-count my coins and hand over my wallet so he can hurry up and take my money....
2019-06-04 18:15

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

Tropical Storm Barry Helps Spark Fuel-Price Rebound The U.S. crude oil benchmark rose 0.2% in Friday trading, while Brent crude oil advanced 0.6% as traders focused on the impact of Tropical Storm Barry on Louisiana refineries....
2019-07-12 17:15

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday....
2019-07-13 03:15

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lapping at the door of his bar, Tracey's....
2019-07-12 19:15

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southern coast of Alabama near Mobile, show a gray Dodge...
2019-07-13 04:30

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
2019-05-31 05:15

Third House conservative blocks $19B disaster aid measure For the third time in a week, House conservatives blocked a $19.1 billion disaster aid package, chastising lawmakers for attempting to pass a major spending bill with a quick voice vote and without debate....
2019-05-31 03:15

The Terrifying Reasons We're Confronting the Chernobyl Disaster Right Now Thirty-three years after the nuclear catastrophe that defined its name, Chernobyl has surged back into the popular consciousness. HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, which dramatized the disaster and the Soviet government’s attempt to cover-up key details, i...
2019-06-04 23:45

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructu...
2019-05-22 10:45

Why Samsung’s virus scans for smart TVs are a UX disaster Samsung was lambasted and mocked in the press and on social media yesterday, after the company tweeted a reminder to owners of its smart TVs to periodically run virus scans on their panels – along with a video demonstration of how to go about it. Let...
2019-06-18 14:30

Disaster aid bill again blocked in House by GOP conservative WASHINGTON (AP) — A second conservative Republican on Tuesday blocked another attempt to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill, delaying again a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. Re...
2019-05-28 23:30

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becoming the second House Republican to block final passage....
2019-05-28 22:45

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. T...
2019-05-28 21:15

Sainz's British GP qualifying lap "snowballed into a disaster" McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr says his qualifying effort for the British Grand Prix "snowballed into a disaster" as he was consigned to 13th on the grid...
2019-07-13 23:30

Ky. Representative Blocks Disaster Relief Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. (LEX 18)– A bill that would provide disaster relief to thousands across the country has still not passed. It was blocked Tuesday by a Kentucky representative. The bill has been stalled in Congress since December, but the latest...
2019-05-29 12:15

Drunk yoga: fun night out or workout disaster? Yoga isn’t really my jam. My experience is limited to two Groupons’ worth of Bikram (too hot, too smelly), a weekly vinyasa flow during marathon training (too boring), and a couple of hip-hop yoga classes at Y7 (too crowded). But I do like wine...
2019-07-09 02:45

Medicaid Work Requirements Are a Disaster by Design The Medicaid work requirements that states have implemented since the Trump administration allowed them to are premised on a lie. Advocates claim the requirements are intended to motivate people to work, but this is clearly not true. The real intenti...
2019-07-10 22:30

Sainz's British GP qualifying "snowballed into a disaster" McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz says his qualifying effort for the British Grand Prix "snowballed into a disaster" as he was consigned to 13th on the grid...
2019-07-13 19:30

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
2019-06-04 06:15

Disaster deal very much in doubt as recess looms Any hope of a long-awaited deal on disaster funding began to slip away Wednesday evening as talks stalled just before both chambers plan to leave for the Memorial Day recess.Congressional negotiators remain stuck on a slew of immigration-related prov...
2019-05-23 11:30

UN aid chief says ‘humanitarian disaster’ unfolding in Idlib The U.N. humanitarian chief declared Tuesday that “a humanitarian disaster” is unfolding in Syria’s last rebel-held territory where Bashar Assad’s forces have launched an offensive, ending a cease-fire negotiated by Turkey and Russia in September...
2019-06-19 03:15

Lyft outlines its disaster response strategy Lyft just illustrated how it will respond in the middle of a crisis. The company has introduced a Disaster Relief Access Program that promises support for people in affected areas. In situations when the roads are safe, the ridesharing firm will ty...
2019-07-04 03:45

Use Of Force Against Iran Would Be "Disaster", Says Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said any use of force by the US against Iran would lead to disaster as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran....
2019-06-20 23:30

How a Biotech Disaster Could End the World (And Other Things to Worry About) We talked to Josh Clark about his new podcast, The End of The World with Josh Clark, and asked him all about existential risks, and why we should care....
2019-06-08 01:15

Ingraham: California a 'Democrat-induced disaster' Fox News' Laura Ingraham spoke directly to California Governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday criticizing his response to the homeless crisis after his state gave illegal immigrants Medicaid benefits....
2019-07-11 09:45

Senate finalizes deal on disaster aid package Senators reached a last-minute deal with President Donald Trump on a disaster aid package on Thursday that doesn’t include additional border funds the president sought, according to multiple senators. The multi-billion dollar disaster aid bill, whic...
2019-05-23 21:30

YOUR MONEY: Renovating after a natural disaster? Planning is key For the Parkers of Houston, Texas, there will be no summer vacation this year because they are still paying off the dent in their finances left by 2017's Hurricane Harvey....
2019-06-06 00:30

Disaster official: At least 30 dead in Indonesia fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province. Irwan Syahri, from the local disaster mitigation agency in La...
2019-06-21 11:45

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less rose-tinted....
2019-06-19 15:15

Trump says Iran strikes would not have been 'proportionate' The US president said he did not greenlight strikes on Iran because he was told 150 people would have been killed. The US has also reportedly called for a UN Security Council meeting to discuss the crisis....
2019-06-22 00:30

Scherzer strikes out 14 as Nationals top Tigers, 2-1 DETROIT (AP) — With 100 pitches thrown and warming up for his final inning of work, Max Scherzer noticed Miguel Cabrera coming into the on-deck circle on Sunday. He knew Cabrera would be pinch-hitting next and was excited for an eight-inning showdown...
2019-07-01 03:45

Kelly strikes out 10 in Diamondbacks’ 7-1 win over Mets PHOENIX (AP) — Merrill Kelly struck out a career-high 10, Ketel Marte hit a long homer and had three RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 7-1 on Sunday. Marte hit his first career leadoff home run against Steven Matz (4-4), a 482...
2019-06-03 01:45

|Numsa:ReverseSAAchiefresignationorface'indefinite'strikes Numsa says bureaucratic red tape and frustration forced SAA Chief Executive Vuyani Jarana to quit his job and demand that his resignation be rescinded....
2019-06-06 01:30

Air strikes hit around Yemen's capital: TV, residents Planes from the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen bombed areas around the capital Sanaa on Thursday, residents and the Houthi-run Al-Masirah TV said....
2019-06-13 10:45

MLB roundup: Scherzer strikes out 15 in Nats win Nationals ace Max Scherzer allowed just one run and three hits with a season-high 15 strikeouts over eight masterful innings as Washington defeated the host Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Sunday in the rubber match of their three-game series....
2019-06-03 10:45

Chicago's Giolito strikes out 11 in win over Royals Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in Saturday's 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
2019-06-09 05:45

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the weekend....
2019-07-10 20:45

Tropical Storm Barry prompts evacuations in Louisiana, floodwaters overtop levees Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
2019-07-14 10:30

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts ahead of the storm's landfall....
2019-07-12 16:15

Barry's Anthony Carrigan to play most excellent villain in Bill & Ted Face The Music There are many wonderful things about Bill Hader’s Barry, but perhaps none more wonderful than unexpected breakout Anthony Carrigan. His eccentric NoHo Hank is a weirdly adorable and exceedingly lovable little criminal; charming is the word that come...
2019-06-20 02:15

Now-Tropical Depression Barry Mostly Spares New Orleans, But Flood Risk Remains High Tropical Depression Barry has been downgraded to its current status after smashing into Louisiana as the first hurricane of the season on Saturday, and it mostly spared the city of New Orleans from a potentially devastating direct hit. But torrential...
2019-07-15 00:45

Volunteers rush to transport shelter animals threatened by Barry out of storm's path A multistate rescue effort helped secure and transport more than 120 cats and dogs to safety on Friday, removing them from shelters in Louisiana in anticipation of Tropical Storm Barry....
2019-07-14 21:30

With Tropical Storm Barry brewing, it's time to know what home insurance covers Tropical Storm Barry is heading toward Louisiana. So what will your homeowners or renter’s insurance cover after a hurricane or natural disaster?       ...
2019-07-12 13:30

Tropical Storm Barry lands first blow on coastal Louisiana, New Orleans hunkers down Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain and flooding to New Orleans later in the day....
2019-07-12 15:00

Labour frontbencher Barry Gardiner denies second referendum is official Brexit policy A senior Labour frontbencher has denied the party's official stance on Brexit is to push for a second referendum despite a host of senior colleagues backing a new public vote....
2019-06-09 17:15

Andy Woodward: a 1970s murder and the shocking twist to my Barry Bennell story The footballer tells for the first time how a relative of Barry Bennell cast a grim shadow over his family, years before the paedophile coach began abusing him On the night before we were due to meet, Andy Woodward took himself away to spend some tim...
2019-06-03 20:45

Rescue dogs flown out of Louisiana ahead of Barry to avoid euthanasia. Will be adoptable The animals escaping Barry's path were placed on a plane and were heading to rescue shelters in northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and New Jersey.        ...
2019-07-13 20:00

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could pop up.       ...
2019-07-13 01:30

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
2019-07-12 13:30

How the oil industry and Russia trivialize the Druzhba pipeline disaster The Russian government and European oil refineries have reported only sparsely and misleadingly about a big pipeline disaster that has sent customers scrambling for alternative supplies and led to refinery outages....
2019-06-03 23:45

Rep. Roy’s move to hold up disaster aid in line with a protege of Ted Cruz Chip Roy’s decision is reminiscent of the early days of Cruz, who was willing to be disruptive to carry out the role of principled conservative in Congress....
2019-05-26 03:15

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Developing countries must prepare now for profound impact, disaster representative saysClimate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is urgently needed to prepare developing...
2019-07-07 13:15

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, lawmakers from both parties said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 21:15

The Europa League Final Is Going To Be A Lowly Attended Disaster The Europa League final is the debacle that keeps on giving. After Arsenal confirmed that midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan would not be playing the final in Baku, Azerbaijan due to his Armenian heritage, reports are coming out that the stadium might be ...
2019-05-23 21:45

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
2019-06-02 09:15

Lone GOP rep blocks disaster aid bill in surprise move A lone Republican congressman single-handedly stalled a $19 billion disaster aid bill that lawmakers had expected to pass before the Memorial Day weekend....
2019-05-24 19:00

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill....
2019-05-24 19:01

Russia to create its own Chernobyl series that blames CIA for disaster Russian TV is offering its own patriotic take on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster — one that features a heroic effort to thwart an American spy who has infiltrated the doomed nuke plant. The Russian spin comes in response to HBO’s well-received mini...
2019-06-07 23:45

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s top-rated show — surpassing the usual suspe...
2019-06-08 06:30

The Latest: Trump declares major disaster in Oklahoma LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): 12 p.m. President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster in three Oklahoma counties that have been devastated by flooding, tornadoes and other severe storms. The decla...
2019-06-02 21:15

WWE’s Super ShowDown was a disaster and Undertaker-Goldberg was worse WWE ended up greatly insulting WrestleMania by billing Super ShowDown as its equivalent. The pay-per-view show from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is up there with the worst the company has produced. Pushing it as being on par with a WrestleMania only made it ...
2019-06-08 16:15

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
2019-06-04 06:15

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds he requested to address a migrant surge at the so...
2019-05-24 03:15

Iris Murdoch at 100: ‘Her books are full of passion and disaster’ Love, sadness, fear, lust, power ... Murdoch’s strange, radical novels seethe with emotion. On her centenary, they are inspiring a new generation of authorsDo Iris Murdoch’s novels still matter to people? Or, after the high-water mark of her Booker-w...
2019-07-13 16:30

Only one movie in history has been both an unmitigated disaster and a runaway smash It’s one of the oldest stories in Hollywood. A grand, ambitious movie production descends into chaos. The budget balloons. The script is hastily rewritten. The stars or directors or producers start acting like petty tyrants. Maybe a storm destroys a ...
2019-05-31 16:15

France to declare natural disaster after storms rip through crops ‘Orchard of France’ is badly hit by extreme weather that has killed two peopleFrance will declare a state of natural disaster after rain and hail storms lashed a swathe of the south-east on Saturday, devastating crops.The flash storms, which brought ...
2019-06-16 19:15

One brutal sentence captures what a disaster money in America has become Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images One brutal sentence embodies the bleak state of money in America. "The bottom half of Americans combined have a negative net worth," Ben Steverman wrote in a recent Bloomberg article. This comment is based on the research...
2019-05-24 02:15

House expected to try again on disaster bill stalled by lone GOP rep The House on Tuesday is expected to try again to move a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, days after it was unexpectedly stalled by a lone Republican congressman....
2019-05-28 20:15

Two French Families Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Disaster Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 11:45

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill ...
2019-06-04 04:30

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Republican lawmaker objected to the measure....
2019-05-28 21:45

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
2019-07-16 02:15

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — A second conservative Republican on Tuesday blocked another attempt to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill, delaying again a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. Rep. Tho...
2019-05-28 23:30

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m ($107m) in collective moral damages and £150,000 ($186,000) to each ...
2019-07-17 03:15

Congress Gives Final Approval to Long-Delayed Disaster Aid An emergency relief package, stymied for months, will finally go to President Trump. It allocates billions of dollars in relief for hurricanes, fires and floods....
2019-06-04 03:15

Chip Roy inflames GOP colleagues with stand against disaster aid package Conservative freshman Rep. Chip Roy was at the airport heading back to Texas late last week when he heard that House GOP leaders had agreed to a voice vote on a $19 billion funding bill. So he called his wife, canceled his flight and headed back to t...
2019-05-31 00:45

Nets’ Kevin Durant slip up is recipe for disaster The men who run the Nets have been on quite a streak the past few years, culminating in the game-changing (and, they hope, franchise-altering) recruitment of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to Brooklyn, a flourish that not only makes them among the lea...
2019-07-11 05:15

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
2019-05-23 03:45

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who derailed the same...
2019-05-30 23:01

Tom Cotton said retaliatory strikes against Iran were ‘warranted’ Sen. Tom Cotton on Sunday said militarily strikes against Iran last week were “warranted” and urged the administration to be skeptical when dealing with Tehran.“Obviously I think retaliatory strikes were warranted,” the Arkansas Republican, a member ...
2019-06-23 17:45

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

US 'approved strikes on Iran,' then suddenly called them off President Trump had reportedly approved air strikes in retaliation for Tehran's downing of a US drone. A decision to stand down was allegedly made after Trump met with Congressional leaders....
2019-06-21 16:15

| Trump says he called off Iran strikes at last minute President Donald Trump said Friday the United States was "cocked and loaded" to strike Iran but pulled back at the last minute because it would not have been a "proportionate" response to Tehran shooting down an American drone....
2019-06-22 00:15

They Each Backed Off Strikes: Trump in ’19, Obama in ’13, Clinton in ’98 The immediate comparison was to Barack Obama’s decision not to attack Syria. But the closer one might be to a last-minute choice by Bill Clinton over a missile strike on Iraq....
2019-06-22 07:30

US prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran on Thursday night in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go. That from a U.S. ...
2019-06-21 09:45

Scherzer strikes out season-high 15 in 4-1 win over Reds CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out a season high 15, allowing three hits over eight innings to lead the Washington Nationals over Cincinnati 4-1 on Sunday, their 12th win in 14 games against the Reds. Scherzer (3-5) reached double figures in s...
2019-06-03 01:45

Saudi Arabia Strikes Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas The kingdom has signed an initial agreement to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new strategic direction for Saudi Arabia it seeks to establish a footprint in the growing global market for the fuel....
2019-05-22 13:01

The ‘challenger’s curse’ strikes John Brennan Draw deprives John Brennan of Area title. Simon Euan-Smith reports from ringside The post The ‘challenger’s curse’ strikes John Brennan appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-02 18:45

Subway saboteur may be ramping up frequency of his strikes He’s a real jerk! Police on Thursday released a photo of the brake-yanking scoundrel who has been disrupting subways during rush hour — causing more than 700 commute-crushing delays since February alone. The image shows the rail reprobate casually ha...
2019-05-24 06:15

Deadly tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma The deadly tornado leveled a motel and tore through the mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight        ...
2019-05-26 22:15

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
2019-06-17 12:30

Mystery serial pooper strikes in Japan Tokyo authorities are searching for a mystery pooper who repeatedly has left feces in the same shopping district, a report said. The male perpetrator known as “Mr. Poop” has reportedly relieved himself on the streets of the Akihabra distr...
2019-07-11 21:45

Deadly earthquake strikes southern China At least 12 people have been reported killed and more than 130 injured after an earthquake hit Sichuan province. The epicenter was outside a city home to more than 4.4 million people....
2019-06-18 17:45

Alvelo strikes out 16; Washington tops Oklahoma St 1-0 Alvelo strikes out 16; Washington tops Oklahoma St 1-0 in Women's College World Series elimination game        ...
2019-06-02 06:30

Van Eyk strikes out 9, Florida State beats Georgia 12-3 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk struck out nine in eight innings, Mike Salvatore had three hits including a homer, and Florida State beat Georgia 12-3 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final on Saturday night. The No. 1 seed Bulldogs will face...
2019-06-02 07:15

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail b...
2019-07-12 03:15

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over ...
2019-05-29 08:15

Kentucky Supreme Court Strikes Down Marsy’s Law FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– In November of 2018 voters in Kentucky said yes to Marsy’s Law, a constitutional amendment that gives crime victims more rights. But the Supreme Court of Kentucky says that law was not passed correctly. Back in Fe...
2019-06-13 18:15

Scherzer strikes out 10, Nationals beat Arizona 7-3 Max Scherzer struck out 10 in seven innings, Anthony Rendon and Howie Kendrick homered and the Washington Nationals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3       ...
2019-06-15 06:15

American Air strikes deal to buy new Airbus Jet: source American Airlines will become first U.S. airline to order new Airbus A321XLR, according to a source familiar with details of the agreement. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
2019-06-19 17:45

EPA strikes Obama-era clean energy rule The Environmental Protection Agency rolled back Obama-era clean energy standards Wednesday, saying the old rules would have been too costly for low- and middle-income families....
2019-06-19 20:15

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
2019-07-14 17:45

Strasburg strikes out 11, Nationals hold off Braves 5-4 ATLANTA (AP) — Stephen Strasburg matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven innings and the Washington Nationals took the lead on three straight walks to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Tuesday night. Howie Kendrick had three hits, including ...
2019-05-29 05:45

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

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall in New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
2019-07-13 12:30

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall near New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
2019-07-13 20:00

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres.        ...
2019-07-13 12:30

Gulf Coast faces life-threatening rains as Barry moves farther inland Tropical Storm Barry was moving slowly northward Sunday over west-central Louisiana, creating live-threatening rains as the primary threat after reaching landfall as a hurricane the day before....
2019-07-14 15:45

2019 British GP preview: the story of Silverstone's surfacing disaster After the woes of 2018, everything is riding on freshly laid asphalt at Silverstone, including this weekend's F1 race Stuart Pringle can still boast a full head of hair, which is always a bonus for a chap in his forties. But in his case, it’s genuin...
2019-07-11 01:45

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese officials said....
2019-06-27 21:00

Remains of Genoa bridge demolished one year after deadly disaster The two remaining towers of Italy’s Morandi bridge have been destroyed with explosives, but the lethal collapse in 2018 still has not been fully explained...
2019-06-28 14:30

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia Disaster Spokesman, Dies at 49 Mr. Sutopo, the disaster agency spokesman known for knocking down rumors with science, had cancer while helping Indonesia through a “year of disasters.”...
2019-07-07 09:30

"Make India Number One In Disaster Management," Says Amit Shah A clear "chain of command" should be in place when multiple stakeholders get on-board to combat disaster and government agencies should ensure that India becomes a top-notch nation for managing such......
2019-06-29 11:45

Threat of budget disaster rises amid discord in both parties Washington is deadlocked ahead of a series of fiscal deadlines, time is growing scarce and it’s only going to get harder to avoid a debacle. Congressional leaders and the Trump administration have so far tried in vain to reach a deal that would avoi...
2019-07-07 15:30

PM Modi Invites G20 Countries To Join Coalition On Disaster Resilience Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited the G20 countries to join a global coalition on disaster resilience, saying disasters require quick and effective remedial measures as they invariably affect......
2019-06-29 11:45

Vaishno Devi Shrine To Have Its Own Disaster Response Force By Next Year The Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu that attracts lakhs of devotees from across the world every year, will get a dedicated in-house disaster response force by September next year, a senior official......
2019-06-24 01:30

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure by unanimous consent, but the Texas Republican object...
2019-05-24 20:00

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2019-06-04 03:30

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfire...
2019-05-29 12:45

2 more workers indicted in Missouri duck boat disaster that killed 17 Charges were filed Thursday against two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake in severe weather last summer, killing 17 people, including nine members of the same family, federal officials announced....
2019-06-21 07:30

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube in Budapest, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing....
2019-05-30 14:45

Tornado outbreaks reminder to make smartphones disaster-ready Tornadoes are raging across the country, leaving destruction in their path. Make your smartphone the best tool in your disaster-preparedness plan.        ...
2019-05-30 16:15

Watchdog will get an outside review after flawed FEMA disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to improve accountability....
2019-06-08 02:30

Chernobyl disaster: how the Soviet Union's cover story was blown In casting through the British newspapers from the days immediately following the Chernobyl disaster, the world's most disastrous nuclear accident, disarray was clear, but not all of it was in the Soviet Union...
2019-05-21 14:32

Google Maps update could save your life during a natural disaster Google has announced that its SOS Alerts are being updated to include real-time visual information and a navigation warning system during hurricanes, earthquakes and floods to help users stay safe....
2019-06-07 17:45

Farmers await details on who's eligible for the $3 billion from disaster aid bill More than $3 billion of the $19.1 billion disaster aid bill now awaiting President Donald Trump's signature is earmarked for American farms -- but it is unclear which farmers will be eligible for the money....
2019-06-05 09:30

Aaron Hicks saves Yankees from rare bullpen disaster CLEVELAND — They flushed a big lead early and a tiny one late. Two key members of the elite bullpen combined to give up three homers. The closer and Gold Glove-caliber shortstop committed errors in the ninth inning that forced bonus frames. Yet, Aaro...
2019-06-10 02:45

| Hungary tourist boat disaster death toll reaches 11 Hungarian police have confirmed the discovery of two more South Korean victims of a sightseeing vessel which sank in Budapest last week, raising the toll to eleven tourists killed with 17 still missing....
2019-06-05 07:15

Tiger Woods has special round turn into Memorial disaster DUBLIN, Ohio — Something special was brewing at Muirfield Village Saturday. Until it wasn’t. Tiger Woods teased golf fans during his third round of the Memorial Tournament, looking like he was about to punch it into Masters-winning mode and at least ...
2019-06-02 02:45

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
2019-06-04 17:15

House at last clears massive disaster aid deal for Trump's signature House Democrats finally managed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure on to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.The 354-58 vote came after Republican conservatives blocked the bill from advancing on t...
2019-06-04 12:15

House sends long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
2019-06-04 08:00

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
2019-06-04 06:15

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawmakers had blocked three separate attempts to pass the bill by a voice vote last week....
2019-06-04 02:15

Sanders rips Trump over escalating tensions with Iran, says war would be 'disaster' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took aim at President Trump over the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, warning on Memorial Day that a military confrontation between the two countries would be more disastrous than the Iraq war....
2019-05-28 10:15

The big disaster of Cannes arrives, and it’s almost 4 mind- and ass-numbing hours of twerking One party animal on screen tells another that “It’s the end of everything,” and I finally lose count of the number of films at this festival that have vocalized the fatalism of our time, the nagging feeling that we all may be hurtling toward a point ...
2019-05-25 00:15

Tornadoes, hurricanes and earthquakes: What does home insurance cover after a disaster? How well will your homeowners or renter’s insurance hold up in a tornado or other natural disaster? The answer largely depends on the storm.        ...
2019-05-30 21:45

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at least June 3 before it can be signed by President Donald Trump....
2019-05-24 21:45

Video: The full scale of Alonso and McLaren's Indy 500 disaster From reliability problems to track time lost because the spare car was the wrong shade of orange, McLaren's Indianapolis 500 project with Fernando Alonso went off the rails fast...
2019-05-24 04:30

France to declare natural disaster after storms in south east France will declare a state of natural disaster after heavy rain and flash hail storms ravaged crops in southeastern France on Saturday, Agriculture Minister Didier Guillaume said on Saturday....
2019-06-16 17:30

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
2019-06-16 07:45

Senate Passes Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
2019-05-23 23:15

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hours....
2019-06-16 06:30

Disaster relief package on fast track after Shelby relents Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby is caving on his demand to add a key parochial provision to a long-stalled disaster aid bill, potentially clearing the way for its passage later this week. The Alabama Republican agreed to drop the fight...
2019-05-21 18:30

The writing on the wall that could spell disaster for Erdoğan in Istanbul election A shock mayoral win in March led the regime to void elections. Polls suggest a new ballot on Sunday may boost the anti-government voteThe graffiti appeared in Istanbul’s Gayrettepe neighbourhood one morning last month. It showed the word “justice” wr...
2019-06-22 22:30

Democrats call Biden ‘unchanging’ and a ‘disaster waiting to happen’ Twenty-two of Joe Biden’s rivals on Saturday tried to make the case that he’s not the best choice for 2020, mostly without mentioning his name. Online, critics were less decorous. Former Alaska Sen. Mike Gravel, one of just two Democratic candidates ...
2019-06-23 19:45

Serena Williams flirts with disaster at French Open — and then she screams PARIS — This was one mistake too far for Serena Williams. Sure, the bad backhand put her behind only 15-30 at the outset of the second set of her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday. What made the miscue so bothersome? She’d already droppe...
2019-05-28 01:30

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
2019-05-24 19:30

The Phantom Of Winnipeg strikes again in an exclusive poster debut In most cities around the world, Brian De Palma’s 1974 rock opera-ish The Phantom Of The Paradise is a cult classic, appreciated mostly by self-proclaimed cinephiles with a taste for over-the-top strangeness. (As our own Ignatiy Vishnevetsky describe...
2019-07-08 20:30

Air strikes on Syrian rebel enclave intensify: monitor Air strikes targeted rebel-held cities in northwest Syria on Friday, a war monitor reported, widening bombardment of the last major insurgent enclave to areas that had mostly escaped it....
2019-07-12 17:30

Late strikes spare Sweden's blushes in 2-0 win over Chile "Kosovare Asllani and Madelen Janogy scored late on as fancied Sweden laboured to a 2-0 victory over women’s World Cup debutants Chile in their Group F encounter at Roazhon Park in Rennes on Tuesday."...
2019-06-11 21:45

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
2019-06-17 09:30

United Technologies Strikes Deal to Acquire Raytheon United Technologies struck an all-stock deal to acquire military contractor Raytheon, continuing the sprawling industrial conglomerate’s transformation into a company focused on aerospace and defense....
2019-06-10 00:45

Opinion: Chief US salesman strikes a deal with Poland US President Trump has received his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, with an air show over the White House. This rare honor seals Trump's latest "deal." Both sides will benefit, writes DW’s Bartosz Dudek....
2019-06-13 14:15

Kevin Durant’s gamble strikes Yankees’ star who’s been there before CC Sabathia knows first-hand about layering significant risk with free agency nearing and understands the mindset to soldier on while physically compromised. A few minutes after a discussion on these topics in conjunction to Kevin Durant, Sabathia po...
2019-06-13 06:30

Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning was issued....
2019-07-14 18:30

Amtrak train strikes, kills pedestrian near Los Angeles LOS ANGELES — Authorities say a man has died after being struck by an Amtrak train near Los Angeles on Sunday. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey tells the Orange County Register that Amtrak train 792 was on route to San Diego when ...
2019-06-03 08:30

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, causes panic A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Moluccas islands on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, creating panic and causing damage to houses in eastern Indonesia....
2019-07-14 16:30

Quake with 7.3 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: USGS An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the city of Ternate on Sunday, in the Moluccas in the eastern area of Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey reported....
2019-07-14 14:45

Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake has struck a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Peru early Sunday, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas but causing only one reported death...
2019-05-26 16:45

Train In Kentucky Strikes 2 Teen Girls, Killing 1 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek tres...
2019-05-27 11:30

Train in Kentucky strikes two teen girls, killing one LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek trestle b...
2019-05-27 12:30

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes off southern Alaska coast HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the coast of southern Alaska, but no damage has been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit around 1:50 a.m. Monday southwest of the Kenai Peninsula at a depth of 40 miles (6...
2019-05-27 21:00

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Israeli aggression"....
2019-05-28 01:30

Turkish military strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq Turkey's military dropped commandos on mountain ridges in a new operation against Kurdish militants based over the border in northern Iraq, the defense ministry said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 18:15

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure, Philippine authorities said....
2019-07-13 19:30

Bigmouth strikes again and again: why Morrissey fans feel so betrayed Once his songs of loneliness and shyness made him a hero to misfits and outsiders. Yet now he is voicing his support for a far-right partyIt was once a hearing aid, or a swinging bunch of gladioli. In the 80s Morrissey had a unique way with stage pro...
2019-05-30 17:45

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on Idlib and surrounding areas in a monthslong campaign to recapture the territory....
2019-07-13 18:45

1 Dead As 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Indonesia's Bali A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
2019-07-16 11:30

Magno strikes out 12, Ohio State ousts McNeese 9-8 in 13 Ridge Winand singled in the winning run in the 13th inning, and Ohio State eliminated McNeese 9-8 in the Nashville regional of the NCAA Tournament        ...
2019-06-02 00:45

China Strikes Defiant Stance on Trade Against Trump In a new white paper, Beijing blamed the United States for the breakdown in trade talks. Some companies, like FedEx, are already feeling pressure from the Chinese government....
2019-06-02 07:15

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week....
2019-06-02 16:45

Blackstone Strikes $18.7 Billion Deal for U.S. Warehouse Network Blackstone is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses for $18.7 billion, in the largest private real-estate transaction ever that represents a bet on the continued explosion of e-commerce....
2019-06-03 04:15

Michigan deputy fatally strikes 11-year-old boy on minibike BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old boy who was riding a minibike has been fatally struck by a southern Michigan sheriff’s deputy who was heading to the scene of a burglary. The Calhoun County sheriff’s office says t...
2019-05-29 16:45

School climate strikes expected to be largest yet – as it happened Students around the world are walking out of lessons to demand politicians take urgent action on climate changeAre you taking part? Share your photos, videos and experiences 2.02pm BST We’re going to close down this live blog now. Thanks for reading ...
2019-05-24 15:45

After 20 years of negotiations, EU strikes trade deal with Mercosur According to the EU statement, the deal will remove the majority of tariffs on EU exports to Mercosur, a bloc comprising Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. The Mercosur countries have agreed to open their markets to the European Union, saving t...
2019-06-29 02:45

Rio’s Christ the Redeemer Statue Survives Despite Lightning Strikes Perhaps the best-known landmark in the vast country of Brazil is the colossal statue, ‘Christ the Redeemer’. At 125 feet high, it continues to stand tall despite the fact that it has been struck by lightning multiple times.  ...
2019-06-30 12:00

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the region....
2019-07-01 17:45

| Zaha strikes as Ivory Coast reach Cup of Nations last 16 Wilfried Zaha scored on his first start at this year's Africa Cup of Nations as Ivory Coast clinched a place in the last 16 with victory over Namibia....
2019-07-02 03:45

WRAPUP 2-Trump calls off Iran strikes at the last minute - NYT U.S. President Donald Trump approved military strikes against Iran on Friday in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but called off the attacks at the last minute, the New York Times reported....
2019-06-21 10:30

Tunisia's president hospitalized as terror strikes capital Tunisia's aging president, Beji Caid Essebsi, has been rushed to hospital after falling "seriously ill." News of the 92-year-old's deteriorating health came as two suicide bombings struck Tunis....
2019-06-28 06:15

Netflix strikes blockbuster Shepperton rental deal The entertainment streaming giant‎ Netflix will this week unveil a blockbuster deal to rent the bulk of the world-famous Shepperton studios in Surrey as part of its inexorable global expansion....
2019-07-03 12:15

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their country....
2019-06-20 10:15

Largest earthquake in decades strikes southern California No serious damage or injuries reported after 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful to strike region since 1994The largest earthquake to hit southern California in decades rumbled across the region on Thursday morning, striking a remote part of ...
2019-07-04 22:15

Beerensteyn strikes as Netherlands beat Canada to top group The Netherlands' Anouk Dekker and Lineth Beerensteyn breached Canada's normally rock-solid defense with second-half goals to secure a 2-1 win that earned the Dutch top spot in Group E at the women's World Cup on Thursday....
2019-06-21 03:30

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thursday....
2019-07-12 13:30

Black Panther DP Rachel Morrison to make directorial debut with Barry Jenkins' Flint Strong After getting her start in short film and reality television—including a stint as director of photography for MTV’s The Hills—cinematographer Rachel Morrison has become a major name in the world of move-making of late, having brought her craft to eve...
2019-06-20 14:45

Tropical Storm Barry could breach New Orleans' river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand. Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico as it heads toward the Louisiana coast. It's forecasted to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early tomorrow morning. A hurricane warning is in effect for New Orleans and other parts of...
2019-07-13 16:30

Alex Acosta redirects Jeffrey Epstein case criticism to Florida prosecutor Barry Krischer Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — drawing flak amid claims his office years ago fumbled the prosecution of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein — redirected fire Wednesday towards a Florida state prosecutor who reportedly pressured investigators to downgrad...
2019-07-11 23:30

Newcastle fans hoping for high noon at Toon may not topple Mike Ashley | Barry Glendenning Supporters’ group fighting Ashley is calling for a St James’ Park boycott – but would not be first to find apathy in their wayA couple of hours after finishing what was intended to be the first and final draft of this column, I was forced into a rewr...
2019-06-30 21:30

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a likely hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.        ...
2019-07-12 16:15

Bud Selig was not happy when Barry Bonds passed Hank Aaron as home run king. His new book explains. In his new autobiography, "For The Good Of The Game," Bud Selig gives his side of the story on steroids and the many changes in baseball.       ...
2019-06-16 10:45

Horrifying video shows dozens of cockroaches fighting to stay above Tropical Storm Barry floodwaters Geoff Hackett via WWL Video shared Saturday shows a cluster of dozens of cockroaches struggling to survive Tropical Storm Barry flooding. Though cockroaches typically prefer to hide in dark, moist areas, the flooding caused by the storm in Louisian...
2019-07-14 04:15

Your brain might be taking tiny naps throughout the day, and it can lead to disaster if left unchecked StarsStudio/Getty Images Microsleep involves brief, intermittent moments of sleep throughout the day, sometimes without you noticing it. You can have episodes of microsleep when you're feeling drowsy and performing daily tasks such as reading or dri...
2019-06-22 14:30

After Samsung's Galaxy Fold Disaster, Huawei Is Delaying Its Foldable Phone, Too The Samsung Galaxy Fold was originally supposed to go on sale April 26, but after some early struggles and concerns about durability, Samsung postponed the Galaxy Fold’s launch in an attempt to fix those issues. But now, the Fold’s biggest bendy comp...
2019-06-14 22:30

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disaster aid funding to parts of the United States hit by hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and wildfire...
2019-05-29 03:30

Trump signs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that was long delayed in Congress President Trump on Thursday signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that languished for months in Congress amid competing demands for border wall funding and aid hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico....
2019-06-06 22:00

From Chernobyl to concentration camps: why the morbid fascination with places of death and disaster? Dark tourism taps into a mix of morbid curiosity, voyeurism and pilgrimage. But is it ethical?In early 2016, I went on a Soviet Europe tour run by a company that specialises in “destinations your mother would rather you stay away from”. One of their ...
2019-07-03 01:45

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show respect at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Ukraine that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
2019-06-12 21:15

President Trump signs long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill President Trump on Thursday signed a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill to help areas devastated by storms and flooding, overcoming months of infighting and a feud between the commander in chief and congressional Democrats. “Just signed Dis...
2019-06-06 21:15

Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia coast rises to 58 The death toll from a ship packed with African migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week has risen to 58 after Tunisia recovered 38 bodies on Thursday, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
2019-07-11 22:00

South Korea could start returning bodies from Budapest boat disaster The South Korean government expects to begin returning to Seoul the remains of some of the victims who died last week when a tourist boat sank in Budapest, an official said on Tuesday, as conditions for exploring the wreckage improved....
2019-06-04 16:30

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected signature, overcoming months of infighting, misjudgment and a feud between Trump and congressio...
2019-06-04 09:30

Even as Floods Worsen With Climate Change, Fewer People Insure Against Disaster The Midwest floods have highlighted a gap in disaster readiness: Fewer Americans are buying flood insurance, even as climate change increases their risk....
2019-06-08 12:00

Davey Martinez's Meltdown Saved Him From Watching Yet Another Nationals Bullpen Disaster The Nationals, sitting at 19–31 on the season and having won just one series since mid-April, very much have the look of a pile of crap. It’s not clear that the organization has accepted this as anything other than a phase, but the time is fast appro...
2019-05-24 07:30

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
2019-05-24 05:30

The Command sucks all of the dramatic oxygen out of a real-life submarine disaster Some real-life disasters are more easily dramatized than others. From the moment that it sank, the RMS Titanic inspired motion-picture treatments: The first of them, a now-lost short called “Saved From The Titanic” (starring an actual survivor!), was...
2019-06-19 08:30

The comeback state of 2019: Kansas economy rebounds from tax-cutting disaster Kansas is running a budget surplus this year, and it is a big deal for the state, which saw revenue vanish in a disastrous tax-cutting experiment by former Gov. Sam Brownback. Kansas made the biggest move up CNBC's 2019 Top States for Business....
2019-07-10 18:15

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in the spotlight as the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday ...
2019-06-19 02:45

Chernobyl nuclear disaster-affected areas spring to life, 33 years on More than three decades after the devastating explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, parts of Belarus’ adjoining regions have sprung back to life and the biggest of them, Homiel, has become a leading destination for domestic and internationa...
2019-05-21 15:45

Brazil Mining Giant Vale to Pay $107 Million to Compensate Workers for Dam Disaster The announcement follows a court ruling last week that the company was financially liable for the January disaster that killed at least 247 people, when a wave of toxic waste breached a dam....
2019-07-16 05:00

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

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
2019-05-31 00:15

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measur...
2019-05-25 02:30

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra: USGS A magnitude 6.2 quake struck southwest of the Indonesian city of Sibolga on the island of Sumatra on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage....
2019-06-03 10:15

West Virginia Republicans Want to Kill Teachers' Strikes for Good The teachers’ strikes in West Virginia may have been an inspiring success story for the labor movement, but the state Republican party is far from done trying to wage war on teachers....
2019-06-03 23:15

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said (USGS)....
2019-07-13 03:15

Supreme Court strikes down Obama-era Medicare policy change The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday a change by the Obama administration about how Medicare reimbursements are made to hospitals should be reversed because the government didn't follow proper procedure....
2019-06-04 02:45

Tornado hits northeast China as more 'extreme' weather strikes A tornado swept through the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning on Wednesday, killing six and injuring 190, the state broadcaster said, amid a series of "extreme" weather events that government forecasters have linked to climate change....
2019-07-04 07:15

Woodruff strikes out career-high 12, Brewers beat Reds 7-5 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff struck out a career-high 12, Travis Shaw homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 on Sunday. Woodruff (9-2) cruised through the first five innings, allowed Joey Votto’s three-run homer in ...
2019-06-24 00:30

U.N. says Libyan guards reportedly shot at migrants fleeing air strikes The United Nations said on Thursday it had information that Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants trying to flee from air strikes that killed at least 53 people, including six children, in a migrant detention center....
2019-07-04 14:45

‘We need everyone’: Greta Thunberg calls on adults to join climate strikes A general strike globally on 20 September could be a ‘turning point in our history’, say young activistsRead the call to action by Greta Thunberg and other youth climate strikersGreta Thunberg and leading youth strikers for climate action from across...
2019-05-23 20:15

Undersea earthquake strikes Indonesian tourist island Bali An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of the Indonesian tourist island of Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said....
2019-07-16 07:45

| Mahrez strikes as Algeria make light work of Kenya Riyad Mahrez scored as an untroubled Algeria cruised to a 2-0 victory over Africa Cup of Nations underdogs Kenya in their first game of the competition in Cairo on Sunday....
2019-06-24 08:30

At least 3 dead after tornado strikes Missouri capital of Jefferson City A powerful tornado touched down in central Missouri early Thursday, killing at least three people and trapping others inside homes, authorities said....
2019-05-23 17:15

Bernie Sanders campaign rallies support at McDonald's strikes across US Campaign uses its extensive email list to protest for $15 minimum wage, union rights and actions against violence and harassmentSenator Bernie Sanders rallied supporters to picket lines in cities across the United States on Thursday as McDonald’s wor...
2019-05-23 16:30