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Massive Illinois train derailment sparks chemical fire, numerous evacuations

A massive train derailment in Illinois — which saw 14 freight cars fly off the tracks — led to numerous evacuations and a giant chemical ...

Massive Illinois train derailment sparks chemical fire, numerous evacuations

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Illinois train derailment sparks massive fire, forces home and school evacuations A train derailed in southwestern Illinois Tuesday afternoon, sparking a huge fire that sent plumes of black smoke billowing into the air that could be seen in downtown St. Louis....
03:34, 2019-09-11

Multiples agencies responding train derailment, fire in Dupo ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. (KSDK) — Emergency crews are responding to a train derailment and fire in Dupo. A spokesperson for St. Clair County Emergency Management said they received a call just after 12:...
02:34, 2019-09-11

Numerous reports consistent with Syria chemical exposure but no definite conclusion yet: U.S. The United States has received numerous reports that appear consistent with chemical exposure after an attack by Syrian government forces in northwest Syria, but it has made no definitive conclusion a...
22:17, 2019-05-23

At least 50 dead in train derailment At least 50 people were killed and several people are injured after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's minister of humanitarian affairs told CNN....
07:34, 2019-09-13

Ten hospitalized after train derailment in Boston A light-rail commuter train derailed in Boston near Fenway Park on Saturday morning, sending 10 people to the hospital, including the train operator, officials said....
00:17, 2019-06-09

Sacramento train derailment leaves 27 injured Thirteen people were taken to trauma hospitals after a maintenance and a passenger train collided in northern CaliforniaAuthorities say more than two dozen people have been injured in a light rail tra...
17:51, 2019-08-23

US, Canadian safety officials looking into train derailment PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Safety officials in the U.S. and Canada are looking into a multi-car train derailment in an international tunnel connecting Michigan’s Port Huron to Sarnia, Ontario. The...
20:34, 2019-06-29

At least 50 dead in train derailment in the Democratic Republic of Congo At least 50 people were killed and several people are injured after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's minister of humanitarian affairs told CNN....
01:34, 2019-09-13

Dozens of stowaways feared dead in Congo train derailment: official At least 50 stowaways were killed in southeastern Congo Thursday when a freight train derailed and pinned some beneath, a government minister there said — the latest rail mishap in a nation with a his...
03:34, 2019-09-13

Train driver in deadly Metro-North derailment drops $10M lawsuit A former Metro-North operator who fell asleep at the switch of a train that derailed in 2013 — killing four people — has dropped his $10 million lawsuit against his former employer, accord...
07:00, 2019-08-14

Officials say ‘Human Error’ cause a deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state The Amtrak-operated train derailed during its inaugural run back in 2017. It flew off a curve before crashing onto traffic below. Federal investigators say the curve was dangerous and the engineer did...
07:51, 2019-05-23

Chemical mix-up sparks evacuation of central London sports centre A mix-up with swimming pool cleaning chemicals sparked an emergency response at a Covent Garden sports centre with hundreds of people evacuated as acrid fumes filled the air....
17:17, 2019-08-01

Greening the chemical industry requires massive amount of renewables To go green, the chemicals industry could use carbon dioxide from the air instead of fossil fuels, but this would require vast amounts of renewable energy...
05:00, 2019-05-22

Brush fire on Maui, Hawaii, evacuations ordered A brush fire has prompted evacuations and diverted some flights on the Hawaii island of Maui, officials said Thursday. People in at least two towns were told to leave. (July 12)    ...
16:34, 2019-07-12

Explosions and evacuations after fire at military warehouse in Siberia A fire at a military warehouse in Siberia on Monday has caused multiple explosions and at least one death, according to Russian state news agency TASS....
11:00, 2019-08-06

Southern California fire grows to 2,000 acres; evacuations expanded Tenaja Fire prompts mandatory evacuations for homes along The Trails Circle in La Cresta and the Copper Canyon neighborhood in Murrieta, officials said.        ...
04:17, 2019-09-06

Lit firecracker thrown into subway train sparks morning commute chaos Someone tossed a lit firecracker into an F train at 14th Street during the morning commute Friday, causing chaos when it exploded, according to riders and MTA officials. Twitter user @Amelia_Vogler tw...
18:00, 2019-05-31

Oprah Winfrey opens her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey got a "big mahalo" for opening her private road on her property in Maui to help people quickly escape a brush fire that broke out Thursday....
17:34, 2019-07-12

Oprah Winfrey praised for opening her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey is being praised after opening up her private road on Maui to help people escape a brush fire that broke out on the Hawaii island Thursday.       ...
04:34, 2019-07-13

Brush fire on Hawaiian island of Maui prompts evacuations, flight diversions Some flights to the island's main airport in Kahului were diverted because the fire was affecting access to the facility, the state Department of Transportation said.     ...
14:34, 2019-07-12

Oprah Winfrey receives 'big mahalo' from Hawaii's governor for aiding fire evacuations Hawaii's governor thanked Oprah Winfrey on Twitter late Thursday for granting county officials access to a private road on her ranch property to assist with evacuations after a brush fire swept across...
13:00, 2019-07-12

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Hurricane Harbor see evacuations, confusion with brush fire nearby Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor were closed early after a brush fire in Southern California broke out nearby forcing hundreds of visitors to escape the clouds of smoke and ash....
08:00, 2019-06-10

Massive explosion at Russian military depot sparks evacuation Thousands of locals have been moved to safety after the blast at an ammunition warehouse. Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the Siberian Krasnoyarsk region....
00:34, 2019-08-06

Germany: AfD's anti-refugee Facebook video sparks massive incitement probe In 2017, a Facebook video posted by the far-right AfD amassed numerous hate-filled comments against refugees. German authorities said they've fined nearly 100 people over their remarks and are probing...
02:00, 2019-08-10

Rooney Mara's Massive Diamond Ring Sparks Joaquin Phoenix Engagement Rumors Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara might be taking a major step in their relationship! It looks like the 44-year-old Joker star and 34-year-old Girl With the Dragon Tattoo actress could be......
10:34, 2019-05-29

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into...
06:34, 2019-06-28

Cops lift shelter-in-place order after NJ chemical plant fire New Jersey cops ordered East Rutherford residents to shut down their air conditioners and shelter in place Thursday amid air contamination fears sparked by a fire at a nearby chemical plant. The blaze...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Island Fire Department Well, with that mindset, offici...
03:51, 2019-06-20

Mercer Fire sparks more buffelgrass concern TUCSON — The Mercer Fire burned through 25 acres in the Santa Catalina Mountains. The lightning-sparked fire is fully contained, but it’s now sparking additional concern about buffelgrass in the...
16:00, 2019-08-29

California’s largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California that killed a firefighter and became the ...
23:51, 2019-06-06

Trash can fire sparks huge blaze in Washington Heights Flames and black smoke erupted in a pharmacy parking lot in Washington Heights on Thursday, video shows. A trash can went up in flames around noon in the Duane Reade lot near the corner of Dyckman Str...
21:00, 2019-07-04

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
23:34, 2019-06-06

Driver says she saw sparks fly from vape pen charger, triggering a fire that quickly destroyed her SUV (WDIV)   An Ohio woman says a vape pen charger sparked a fire that destroyed her SUV. It happened in Woodhaven, Michigan Thursday as Crystal Mounts and her five-year-old son sat in their parked car ou...
07:34, 2019-06-29

Massive Philadelphia refinery fire contained There are no reports of injuries or evacuations after an early morning fire broke out at a 150-year-old refinery complex in Philadelphia. (June 21)        ...
02:51, 2019-06-22

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-07

Fire at Oil Refinery in South Philadelphia Causes Massive Explosions A massive fire rocked an oil refinery in South Philadelphia early Friday morning, causing explosions that could be felt as far away as New Jersey, according to early news reports. No evacuations have ...
14:34, 2019-06-21

Massive blobs of 'fire ice' lurks beneath the ocean. We know almost nothing about them. There's a giant trove of frozen methane, or "fire ice," locked beneath our ocean's surface. If released, it could trigger tsunamis, landslides and release huge amounts of carbon into our already-warmi...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Massive Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to Phila...
02:17, 2019-06-22

Massive Fire Breaks Out At Philadelphia Oil Refinery, Triggers Explosions A massive fire erupted at a crude oil refinery in Philadelphia on Friday morning, triggering several explosions and sending flames high into the sky. Philadelphia...
07:34, 2019-06-22

| WATCH | Massive fire engulfs historic Texas church A historic rural Roman Catholic church that had served its surrounding Central Texas farming community for more than a century has burned to the ground. The Church of the Visitation's building in West...
20:17, 2019-07-31

Firefighters extinguish massive fire at Phoenix apartment complex PHOENIX (KPNX) — No firefighters were injured as more than two dozen worked to extinguish a fire at an apartment complex in Phoenix early Tuesday morning, Phoenix fire officials said. According to the...
06:51, 2019-05-29

Massive London fire destroys at least 20 apartments; 100 firefighters rush to scene A massive fire destroyed some 20 apartments in the Barking area of London on Sunday afternoon, as about 100 firefighters in 15 engines rushed to the scene....
01:51, 2019-06-10

Massive fire destroys Straight and Narrow rehab facility in New Jersey A massive fire decimated a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility in New Jersey Saturday morning — sending plumes of smoke into the air as it burned. The five-alarm blaze broke out at the Stra...
05:17, 2019-08-25

Massive explosion at largest gas refinery on the East Coast, triggering fire A fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gasoline futures are moving ...
20:51, 2019-06-21

Croatia’s Fresh Island festival evacuated as massive fire breaks out "The safety of everyone at the festival is our utmost priority, and we appreciate everyone's patience during this time," a statement from the Fresh Island festival read....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Amazon has select Fire tablets, Kindles, and Echos on sale at massive discounts (refurbished) Amazon holds frequent sales on in-house Fire tablets, Kindle e-readers, and Echo smart speakers, both directly and through daughter company Woot, but you rarely get to see such a rich and diverse coll...
14:01, 2019-06-05

Massive cargo ship capsizes and catches fire near Georgia, Coast Guard search for crew GEORGIA (NBC News) – The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for four missing crew members of a cargo ship that capsized and caught fire early Sunday morning near Brunswick, Georgia. At approximately ...
06:34, 2019-09-09

Fresh Island Festival in Croatia evacuated over massive fire; Tyga's performance canceled Tyga's performance at Fresh Island Festival in Croatia's was abruptly canceled Monday after a massive fire forced concertgoers to evacuate Zrće beach.       ...
22:51, 2019-07-18

Satellite imagery of Amazon rainforest fire shows massive carbon monoxide pollution plume As the Amazon rainforest burns at unprecedented levels, new satellite imagery from NASA shows an enormous cloud of poisonous carbon monoxide rising from the devastation....
18:00, 2019-08-27

Police fire teargas to break up massive protests demanding Puerto Rico governor resign Police in San Juan fired tear gas on Monday night to disperse thousands of protesters demanding Puerto Rico's governor resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island ...
09:01, 2019-07-23

9 hospitalized after Boston subway car derailment A subway car derailed Saturday morning in Boston, sending nine people to the hospital. Local emergency officials said none of the injuries are life-threatening. Officials with the Massachusetts Bay Tr...
08:17, 2019-06-09

Man wanted in numerous armed robbery cases across Tucson TUCSON – A man is wanted in connection to several armed robbery incidents at banks and a Family Dollar store, according to Tucson Police Department. The department’s robbery unit issued a felony arres...
03:17, 2019-07-23

Facebook has had numerous scandals. So why does user engagement keep growing? Despite Facebook’s numerous scandals, privacy lapses and service outages, user engagement has been on an upswing through the first half of 2019.       ...
17:34, 2019-07-22

Trade's Derailment Sends Ominous Sign The railroad business has plenty of nontrade related issues, but tariffs aren’t helping matters. Given their broad range of clients, CSX’s and Union Pacific’s challenges could portend broader U.S. cor...
13:17, 2019-07-22

Mauricio Pochettino says he has declined numerous offers to leave Spurs • ‘Daniel knows. Some, not all. They were from everywhere’• Manager says his ‘commitment is massive – more than normal’Mauricio Pochettino said he has turned down “plenty” of job offers in England and...
00:34, 2019-08-31

Digging Deeper: Trespassing charges dropped against man with numerous warrants TUCSON – Anthony Potter, a man well known to the University of Arizona Police Department was arrested last month during an active shooter training exercise. UA police said Potter was in a secure area ...
09:34, 2019-09-10

Coroner indicted for sending wife to ‘numerous’ death scenes A Colorado coroner was indicted on an official misconduct charge for allegedly sending his wife to “numerous” death scenes this year, prosecutors said. Elected Lake County Coroner Shannon Kent w...
22:34, 2019-09-10

The Latest: Union Pacific probes cause of Nevada derailment WELLS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment that closed U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada for more than an hour (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The Union Pacific Railroad says it is investig...
00:51, 2019-06-20

Pamplona veterans protest running of the bulls as too safe, despite numerous injuries Some revelers are complaining that Pamplona's traditional festivity is in danger of losing its heart-stopping thrills because it's been made safer.       ...
20:34, 2019-07-11

White House delays tariff hike on numerous Chinese products The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced on Friday that it was officially delaying for a week tariff hikes on numerous products imported from China. The announcement said the tariffs, which ha...
20:34, 2019-06-07

Mother grizzly bear killed by train, then her 2 cubs struck and killed by another train, Montana officials say A grizzly bear family grazing by train tracks near Glacier National Park in Montana all died when they were struck by trains in two incidents just hours apart earlier this month, according to official...
18:00, 2019-06-18

John Mayer Gets Restraining Order Against ''Obsessed'' Fan After Receiving Numerous Death Threats John Mayer was granted a temporary restraining order against one obsessed fan. Mayer's terrifying ordeal began in March of this year, when 39-year-old Ryan Jeremy Knight allegedly......
06:00, 2019-08-15

Debate lineup slashed in half: Numerous 2020 Dems fail to make the cut, turn on DNC The Democratic National Committee made it official on Thursday – as media partner ABC News formally unveiled the list of White House hopefuls who’ve qualified for the upcoming third round of president...
00:34, 2019-08-30

The massive pop culture festival has experienced massive growth since its launch as a gathering of comic book enthusiasts in 1970 (NBC News)  Comic-Con is celebrating its 50th anniversary in San Diego, California. More than 130,000 fans from around the world are expected to attend the annual pop culture extravaganza this weekend...
04:34, 2019-07-20

Florida evacuations underway as Dorian draws near Mandatory evacuations were ordered Sunday for parts of Florida as Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm and edged northwestward....
23:51, 2019-09-01

SC governor urges evacuations ahead of Dorian South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, Tuesday urges people to evacuate from the state's coast ahead of Hurricane Dorian, saying "The time to leave is now." (Sept. 3)     &...
00:51, 2019-09-04

Whaley Bridge: Further evacuations over dam collapse threat Authorities have ordered more people to leave their homes in the British town of Whaley Bridge as expected rain threatens to swamp a damaged reservoir. Residents were given minutes to collect essentia...
16:51, 2019-08-04

Hurricane Dorian prompts evacuations in Bahamas As the Bahamas braces for a direct hit by a powerful Category 4 storm, residents have been stocking up on food and water, and authorities have evacuated people from low-lying areas....
06:00, 2019-09-01

Major evacuations in Frankfurt over World War II bomb An area around Frankfurt Zoo and the European Central Bank has been evacuated so a 500-kilogram American bomb can be defused. Some 16,500 people were told to leave, including residents of a nursing ho...
09:34, 2019-07-07

Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-we...
23:51, 2019-05-25

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
06:34, 2019-08-18

Tropical Storm forms in Gulf, evacuations underway Clarence Brock has lived in Plaquemines Parish his entire life. He can’t remember how many times he’s evacuated but that doesn’t mean he plans to take a chance with Mother Nature. (J...
02:34, 2019-07-12

US state evacuations as 185mph hurricane hits Bahamas Parts of Georgia and South Carolina are being evacuated as Hurricane Dorian moves closer, with forecasters warning it threatens the state of Florida too....
08:51, 2019-09-02

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably leave for higher ground due to the threat of flooding...
20:17, 2019-06-01

Wildfire near Salt Lake City forces evacuations A wildfire just north of Salt Lake City destroyed three homes and forced the evacuation of at least 400 households hours after it sparked Friday morning, emergency officials said....
22:34, 2019-08-30

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local med...
13:00, 2019-07-12

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
17:51, 2019-07-01

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...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Gran Canaria wildfire spreads, forces thousands of evacuations A fast-moving forest fire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria has forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The government says it could take days before the blaze is brought under...
13:17, 2019-08-19

Hurricane Dorian evacuations accelerate as storm downgraded to Category 4 Hurricane Dorian's winds slowed, prompting a downgrade to a still-powerful Category 4, as it parked over Grand Bahama Island, stirring up winds and storm surges 18 to 23 feet above normal levels....
18:51, 2019-09-02

Mandatory evacuations issued due to levee failure near Mississippi River Residents in West Quincy, Mo., were ordered late Thursday to flee to higher ground due to a levee failure near the already bloated Mississippi River....
13:34, 2019-05-31

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......
13:51, 2019-07-13

Construction workers hit gas line in Williamsburg, forcing building evacuations Construction workers in Williamsburg hit a gas pipe Thursday morning, forcing people to evacuate two buildings, according to officials. The call came in just before 8 a.m. for a gas leak near 236 Broa...
00:34, 2019-08-30

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park,...
21:17, 2019-08-19

Typhoon forces evacuations, flight cancellations in eastern China Hundreds of flights were cancelled and a million people were evacuated from their homes as the third-largest typhoon on record in China hit the east of the country, state-run China Central Television ...
15:00, 2019-08-10

US evacuations as 'life-threatening' 185mph hurricane hits Bahamas Hurricane Dorian has caused devastation over the northern Bahamas, with winds of 185mph ripping roofs from homes, overturning cars and tearing power lines down....
13:51, 2019-09-02

Evacuations Have Been Ordered for Parts of Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has ordered a mandatory evacuation order for more than 830,000 people as Hurricane Dorian approaches the East coast. Earlier on Sunday, the storm made landfall in th...
06:17, 2019-09-02

Fast-spreading wildfire forces evacuations in Northern California Shasta College in Redding, California, served as the initial shelter for evacuees, but then it had to be evacuated as well, officials say.        ...
09:51, 2019-08-23

Levee failures along Mississippi, Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuations Residents in several communities located near the swollen Mississippi and Arkansas rivers were forced to flee their homes on Thursday and Friday following several levee failures....
21:17, 2019-05-31

Wildfire forces large-scale evacuations of residents on Gran Canaria Around 2,000 residents have been moved from their homes on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria because of a new wildfire.        ...
12:17, 2019-08-22

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was to...
13:51, 2019-07-12

Powerful Hurricane Dorian hovers over northern Bahamas as evacuations accelerate in US Hurricane Dorian's winds slowed, prompting a downgrade to a still-powerful Category 4, as it parked over Grand Bahama Island, stirring up winds and storm surges 18 to 23 feet above normal levels....
21:17, 2019-09-02

Arkansas River bursts through levee north of Little Rock, triggering evacuations A levee breach along the rain-swollen Arkansas River Friday prompted a flash flood warning and evacuation around Dardanelle and Holla Bend.        ...
18:51, 2019-05-31

Alaska wildfires sparked by high winds force mandatory evacuations Pilot cars began shepherding motorists through a previously-closed stretch of Alaska’s George Parks Highway for several hours Saturday after high winds and dry weather sparked six blazes.  ...
11:51, 2019-08-18

AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN 2009 UNCHANGED FROM RECORD 2008; VIX FUTURES VOLUME REACHES NEW ALL-TIME HIGH, Numerous Milestones Set During 2009 CHICAGO, January 4, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2009 average daily volume was 4,585 contracts, essentially unchanged from 4,589 contracts per day during 2008.Durin...
07:34, 2019-05-24

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....
08:00, 2019-07-14

Typhoon Faxai batters Tokyo, causing evacuations, blackouts and transport chaos One death reported and nearly a million households without power as Japanese capital bears brunt of 216km/h winds A powerful typhoon with record-breaking winds and heavy rain has battered the Tokyo re...
06:00, 2019-09-09

Hurricane Dorian Tik Toks and memes are going viral, highlighting school closings, storm prep, and evacuations Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images, NOAA via Getty Images Hurricane Dorian is currently brewing over the Atlantic Ocean before it is forecast to approach Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina...
15:00, 2019-09-01

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 ...
18:17, 2019-07-11

As Dorian nears, hurricane warning issued for parts of Florida; evacuations ordered on Georgia, SC coasts  A Hurricane Warning has been issued for parts of Florida and a mandatory evacuation of South Carolina’s entire coast has been ordered Sunday as powerful Hurricane Dorian threatens the United States....
09:51, 2019-09-02

Alabama gov OKs chemical castration for some sex offenders MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed into law legislation that would require certain sex offenders to be chemically castrated before their parole. Gov. Kay Ivey’s press offic...
05:34, 2019-06-11

Why switching from chemical to mineral sunscreens might be your best bet What’s in your sunscreen? Chemicals long used in sunblock are under new scrutiny — and may signal it’s time to start reaching for alternatives. Some of these chemicals enter the bloodstream at a...
21:51, 2019-05-26

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against ...
07:34, 2019-05-22

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
18:17, 2019-05-22

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
04:34, 2019-05-22

German chemical firm BASF to cut 6,000 jobs The German chemical giant has said it will cut 6,000 jobs by 2021 to "streamline" its administration. BASF has said it expects to save $300 million annually with the move. Half the job cuts will happe...
18:34, 2019-06-27

A chemical approach to imaging cells from the inside The following press release was issued today by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. A team of researchers at the McGovern Institute and Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has developed a new tech...
08:34, 2019-06-21

UK chemical giant Ineos to buy £1.6bn Saudi stake The petrochemical company founded by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe has said it will buy a £1.6bn ($2bn) stake in a plant complex in Saudi Arabia....
17:34, 2019-06-03

An Illicit Chemical Is Again Jeopardizing the Ozone Layer An unwelcome spike in emissions from a long-banned chemical has been traced to Chinese factories, raising concerns about the ozone layer's integrity....
14:17, 2019-06-01

Destruction of chemical weapons to begin in Kentucky RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The destruction of chemical weapons stored in Kentucky since the 1940s is set to begin. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that destruction of chemical agents including mustard, ...
16:17, 2019-05-28

Chemical castration on certain sex offenders signed into law in Alabama Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday signed a bill that forces sex offenders convicted of crimes involving pre-teens to be chemically castrated before their parole....
10:17, 2019-06-11

From lipstick to burgers: how our lives have become so chemical dependent The start of the suburban sprawl changed the US into a nation of voracious consumers, and the chemical industry responded by creating products to meet those demandsRead our entire Toxic America series...
09:34, 2019-05-22

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an es...
20:51, 2019-05-21

New Hampshire sues 3M, DuPont, other chemical companies CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is suing eight companies including 3M and DuPont for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potentially toxic chemicals found in everything from pizz...
00:34, 2019-05-30

TFD: Students exposed to chemical after spill on TUSD bus TUCSON – Emergency crews have responded to a chemical exposure after a vial spilled on a Tucson Unified school bus near Dodge Road and 24th Street Friday afternoon. According to TUSD officials, ...
15:17, 2019-09-14

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st-century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do business in their locale....
18:51, 2019-05-29

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials say t...
04:34, 2019-06-14

Chemical in soaps, hand sanitizers tied to osteoporosis Women exposed to triclosan, a chemical often found in soaps and hand sanitizers, may be more likely to develop osteoporosis than women who don't have this exposure, a new study suggests....
20:01, 2019-06-27

Chemical company BASF to drop 6,000 jobs in ‘realignment’ FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Chemicals maker BASF says it will drop 6,000 jobs by the end of 2021 in what it calls an “organization realignment” that aims to streamline administration and sim...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Osteoporosis: Investigating the role of a common antibacterial chemical A new study asks if triclosan, a chemical in many products, may increase osteoporosis risk. The results are not clear-cut, but it may affect bone health....
19:34, 2019-06-27

Seth Meyers to Trump: 'What chemical are you missing from your brain?' Late-night hosts look into more bizarre presidential tweets, a boycott of Trump backer-owned gyms and inaction on gun reformSeth Meyers looked into Trump’s week in response to the mass shootings in El...
19:34, 2019-08-09

10 Killed In Cylinder Explosions At Chemical Factory In Maharashtra At least 10 workers were killed and 40 injured in an explosion of gas cylinders at a chemical factory in Dhule district of Maharashtra on Saturday morning, police said....
10:34, 2019-08-31

Alabama orders ‘chemical castration’ of some child molesters MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama will require some sex offenders whose crimes involve children to take chemical castration medication during parole, a requirement that has prompted some legal concerns ...
14:34, 2019-06-16

France says signs of Syria chemical attack, but still checking France's foreign minister said on Tuesday there were signs that chemicals had been used in attacks by Syrian government forces on rebels in northwest Syria, but they still needed to be verified....
22:51, 2019-05-28

Chemical Brothers: 'We wanted to thank Keith Flint at Glastonbury' The Chemical Brothers have told how important it was for them to pay tribute to Keith Flint at Glastonbury, saying it was a thank you to the star for his music....
21:17, 2019-07-05

A Common Household Chemical May Cause Thyroid Problems for Cats Many older cats suffer from health problems caused by a hyperactive thyroid, and while there’s no single cause of the condition, hormone-disturbing chemicals in the environment are thought to be an i...
03:00, 2019-07-11

Were These Ancient Egyptian Mummies Chemical Or Natural Blondes? Egyptian noblewoman Tjuyu and her husband Yuya were important figures in Amenhotep III’s court and she is believed to have died in 1375 BC. Most widely known as being the great-grandmother of legendar...
23:17, 2019-06-17

Air Force diverted $66M from projects for chemical cleanup costs The U.S. Air Force diverted more than $66 million to cover the cleanup costs of harmful "forever chemicals" in the water supply, according to an analysis by the Department of Defense....
16:34, 2019-06-14

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
09:00, 2019-05-22

Dow Industrials Edge Lower as Chemical Companies Decline U.S. stocks wavered, pulled by enthusiasm for hot tech stocks, anxiety about trade dispute fallout and speculation that central bankers will do their best to keep the global economy growing....
21:01, 2019-07-09

Alabama orders 'chemical castration' of some child molesters Alabama will require some sex offenders whose crimes involve children to take chemical castration medication during parole, a requirement that has prompted some legal concerns and appears to be rarely...
17:00, 2019-06-16

Alabama Lawmakers Approve "Chemical Castration" For Sex Offenders A bill in Alabama awaiting the governor's signature would require people convicted of certain sex offenses to undergo "chemical castration" as a condition of parole - a requirement meant to keep......
05:34, 2019-06-06

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
04:34, 2019-05-23

Chemical checkout: find out what could be hiding in your weekly shop Food additives commonly found in US bread, soft drinks and candy are all banned in Europe. Here’s how they end up in your cart – and how you can avoid them Continue reading......
11:17, 2019-05-29

Mortar Fire Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire was to end more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But bombing and mortar fire erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
14:17, 2019-06-13

Golder Ranch Fire: Blown fuse ignited brush fire on Highway 79 TUCSON – A fire investigation is underway after it burned nearly an acre of brush near milepost 109 of Highway 79 Thursday afternoon. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, investigators belie...
01:51, 2019-08-24

Two Fire Officers Suspended For Surat Fire, Coaching Centres Ordered Shut The Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday suspended two fire officers for granting a no-objection certificate to the building which was engulfed by a devastating fire that claimed 22 young lives...
03:17, 2019-05-26

Rural-Metro Fire Department working Debris fire south of Tucson Dan Brooks/ Facebook TUCSON – Rural-Metro Fire Department crews are working a debris fire after a blaze ignited in the 4000 block of E. Nebraska Street Thursday afternoon. A plume of smoke can b...
02:17, 2019-09-06

Woot has Amazon's popular Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 on sale at ultra-low prices (refurbished) While it's definitely hard to argue with the value proposition of Amazon's latest ultra-affordable 7-inch Fire tablets, there's actually a way for you to get an even cheaper 7 or 8-inch model right no...
16:34, 2019-06-03

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
23:34, 2019-06-17

Eastern Michigan vs. Illinois: Take the underdog You don’t always want to use polls or rankings in your handicapping, but sometimes they can be telling. Eastern Michigan, a middle-of-the-road team in the Mid-American Conference, is coming off a 38-1...
16:51, 2019-09-14

Maryland beats Illinois 6-2 in Big Ten opener OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Maxwell Costes and Justin Vought each hit two-run homers in the eighth inning and Maryland beat third-seeded Illinois 6-2 on Wednesday in the opener of the Big Ten Tournament. Micha...
20:34, 2019-05-22

Fire crews fight unoccupied structure fire early Saturday Fire crews were called to an unoccupied structure fire early Saturday morning. Officials say crews responded to the fire at close to 5:30 a.m. Saturday. Tucson Fire Dept. assisted South Tucson Fire De...
02:51, 2019-07-14

Fire Breaks Out At Kolkata's Park Circus, 12 Fire Engines At The Spot A fire broke out at a godown in Park Circus area of south Kolkata today afternoon, an official said. At least 15 fire tenders are at the spot to control the fire, the official added....
14:34, 2019-05-29

Fighting fire with fire: Prescribed burns can prevent catastrophic destruction Prescribed fires are credited with making forests healthier and stopping or slowing the advance of some wildfire blazes in the U.S West.        ...
16:34, 2019-08-12

High Level wildfire crews fight fire with fire to protect Alberta town The town of High Level says a successful controlled burn was carried out Wednesday to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay from the northern Alberta community....
16:51, 2019-05-23

Murrieta fire: Fast-moving Tenaja Fire scorches nearly 1,400 acres in Southern California Tenaja Fire prompts mandatory evacuations for homes along The Trails Circle in La Cresta and the Copper Canyon neighborhood in Murrieta, officials said.        ...
22:17, 2019-09-05

Siege review: Michael Wolff's Trump tale is Fire and Fury II – fire harder The follow-up to the first tell-all is a wild ride, stretching credulity, indebted to Steve Bannon. But so is the presidentMichael Wolff is back and not with a whimper. The latest installment of his T...
10:17, 2019-06-02

Tucson fire extinguishes utility room fire that threatened east side apartments TUCSON — Tucson firefighters responded to an utility room fire that was part of a two-story apartment on the east side. Fire officials say multiple people reported large flames coming out of the...
14:17, 2019-08-19

Site of tragic Erie day care fire was short on smoke detectors, fire chief says There was one detector in the attic of the Harris Family Daycare, but it's not clear if there were any others in the building, the fire chief said.        ...
02:34, 2019-08-14

12 dead, 50 injured in chemical factory blast in western India At least 12 people were killed and around 50 injured after a series of explosions at a chemical factory in the western Indian state of Maharashtra on Saturday, hospital officials and police said....
13:34, 2019-08-31

Queensland government workers exposed to 'gene-altering' chemical Medical experts say exposure to toxic fumigant EDB in fruit fly eradication program ‘likely’ to have caused illnesses Queensland government biosecurity workers were exposed to a carcinogenic and gene-...
22:51, 2019-06-03

Bayer's Roundup Woes Deepen as Germany Bans Key Chemical Bayer’s efforts to fend off thousands of lawsuits against its Roundup herbicide were dealt a symbolic blow when Germany, the company’s home country, said it would ban the product’s key ingredient....
08:51, 2019-09-05

Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical The recovery of the ozone hole has been a quintessential environmental success story, as the world has worked largely in harmony for decades to phase out ozone-depleting chemicals. So last year’s disc...
22:34, 2019-05-22

Alabama lawmakers back chemical castration for child predators Alabama state lawmakers passed a bill that would require child predators to be “chemically castrated” before they leave prison, a report said Tuesday. The bill, which was submitted to Gov. Kay Ivey ov...
01:51, 2019-06-05

94 Bonded Labourers, 12 Minors Rescued From Gujarat Chemical Factory Gujarat Police on Saturday rescued 94 bonded labourers including 12 minors from a Chemical factory in Kathwada area from Ahmedabad. The owners of the factory are currently being interrogated by the......
21:17, 2019-09-14

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs chemical castration bill into law Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that requires anyone convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child under 13 years of age to undergo chemical castration treatment....
13:17, 2019-06-11

Shell fined for explosions, gas leak at Dutch chemical plant THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court has fined oil giant Shell 2.5 million euros ($2.8 million) for breaching Dutch labor and environmental laws in a case linked to two explosions and a gas lea...
20:17, 2019-06-17

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that ...
02:00, 2019-05-22

Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics sayRead our entire Toxic America seriesJayne DePotter spent almost a decade making her Mi...
09:34, 2019-05-22

US accuses Syrian government of fresh chemical weapon attack State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if use of chlorine is provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged ch...
09:34, 2019-05-22

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
10:01, 2019-05-22

Cancer town: life in the shadow of a chemical plant - podcast In Reserve, Louisiana, Oliver Laughland hears how a community is fighting for the right to a safe environment for their children, who face a risk of cancer 50 times higher than the national average. P...
06:00, 2019-08-07

Exclusive: New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alleged attacks during the country's civil war, includi...
19:17, 2019-07-10

Chemical spill near Lake Michigan kills hundreds of fish The National Park Service has closed several portions of Indiana Dunes National Park after a chemical spill killed hundreds of fish in the area, according to a statement by Portage, Indiana, a nearby ...
05:51, 2019-08-19

Hitachi kicks off sale for chemical unit, first bids due by Aug. 9 -sources Japan's Hitachi Ltd has started the formal process for the sale of its $5.6 billion chemical unit with initial bids due on Aug. 9, people familiar with the matter said, a deal expected to draw interes...
12:34, 2019-07-11

Lanxess, Bayer sell chemical park operator to Macquarie for $3.9 bln German chemical groups Bayer and Lanxess have agreed to sell chemical park operator Currenta to investor Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), the sellers said on Tuesday....
22:34, 2019-08-06

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are charging that the Trump administration has gone “dang...
20:34, 2019-06-21

US chemical arms destruction plant halted by seep from tank PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — An Army facility in southern Colorado has temporarily stopped destroying obsolete chemical weapons because of liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials said Th...
23:51, 2019-06-06

Northwest Fire responds to brush fire near Avra Valley and I-10 PIMA COUNTY — Northwest Fire crews are extinguishing a brush fire that happened near Avra Valley and Interstate 10. Northwest Fire Crews are working to put out a brush fire located off Avra Val...
03:51, 2019-06-09

3 Dead, 1 Injured In Central Paris Fire, Fire Services Say Three people died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
14:34, 2019-06-22

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Fire on Secret Bluff is out. Crews checking for hotspots. Smoke damage to the homes int...
06:17, 2019-06-10

Golder Ranch Fire battles brush fire near Highway 79 Golder Ranch firefighters are battling a brush fire that has burned 40 acres near Highway 79. Fire now approx 40 acres. @GRFDAZ and @NorthwestFire working to contain the fire using natural fire break...
03:51, 2019-09-02

Fire crews battle house fire in central Tucson TUCSON – Smoke filled up the sky in central Tucson after emergency crews were dispatched to a house fire near 22nd Street and Swan Road Tuesday at noon. Officials say the fire burned a home loca...
05:00, 2019-07-10

Amazon unveiled over 20 new Fire TV devices, including the Fire TV Cube Last year, Amazon rolled out a host of new product announcements at an event in its hometown of Seattle, something the tech giant decided to forgo this year and redirect to the IFA 2019 conference in ...
07:51, 2019-09-05

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City....
17:17, 2019-07-03

New law allows Illinois schools to teach hunting classes "Students who are exposed to lessons in hunting safety have a greater chance of respecting firearms and using them properly for the rest of their lives," Republican Sen. Jason Plummer, a sponsor on th...
17:51, 2019-08-01

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.       ...
18:51, 2019-06-14

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illinois State 4-3 in an NCAA regional final on Monday,...
05:51, 2019-06-04

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois zoo to...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
04:00, 2019-06-02

A Flamingo In An Illinois Zoo Had To Be Put Down After A Child Threw A Rock At It (NBC NEWS FILE PHOTO) (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomi...
00:51, 2019-05-26

Illinois Rep. John Shimkus quits House Longtime Illinois Rep. John Shimkus said Friday he would not seek reelection — becoming at least the 12th House Republican to call it quits after their current term is up. Shimkus, who was elected in ...
01:00, 2019-08-31

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
06:34, 2019-08-08

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first ...
08:51, 2019-06-13

Illinois teen sues top e-cigarette maker An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the lawsuit Friday in Lake County Circuit Court on behalf ...
02:34, 2019-09-14

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for loans to the state's pension funds or to finance ...
02:17, 2019-07-02

Tianqi starts lithium battery chemical production in Western Australia China's Tianqi Lithium has begun production of lithium hydroxide at its Western Australian plant this week, it said, as it flagged a delay to a second phase expansion amid a downdraft in prices for th...
11:00, 2019-09-11

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Requiring 'Chemical Castration' for Some Sex Offenders Alabama is continuing its ascension to the weirdest state in the country, coming in a close second to Florida, as the governor signed legislation Monday that would require some sex offenders to be che...
02:17, 2019-06-12

Alabama passes bill requiring chemical castration for certain child molesters An Alabama measure that would require certain child sex offenders to undergo chemical castration before being released from prison is awaiting the governor's signature. ...
01:51, 2019-06-05

Alabama governor signs law requiring chemical castration for some sex offender parolees Under the new law, some Alabama parolees convicted of sex crimes are required to take medication to reduce chemicals that drive libido.        ...
22:17, 2019-06-11

Exclusive: Chevron Phillips Chemical in bid to acquire Nova Chemicals - sources ​Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, a joint venture between Chevron Corp and Phillips 66, has offered to acquire Nova Chemicals Corp for more than $15 billion including debt, people familiar with t...
23:00, 2019-06-20

"Chemical Locha In Their Minds": Alpesh Thakor, Ex-Congress, Slams Party Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakor said that Congress failed to understand what people want. They only repeatedly shouted that scam happened. There was no scam, the scam was in their minds....
13:17, 2019-05-28

Chemical Weapons Destruction Begins At Blue Grass Army Depot RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials with the Blue Grass Army Depot confirmed Wednesday the successful destruction of the first mustard agent-filled munition at the facility in Madison County. More...
03:17, 2019-06-13

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday have renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in den...
02:17, 2019-06-22

China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it embarks on far-reaching reforms in the sector followin...
09:00, 2019-05-24

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were pr...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Iran to resist U.S. sanctions, just as it withstood Iraqi chemical attack: Zarif The Iranian foreign minister said on Saturday that Iran would resist any U.S. sanctions, just as it persevered during the 1980s Iran-Iraq war when the forces of the then Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein la...
17:34, 2019-06-29

British Steel's Turkish rescuer plans to move chemical firm out of UK Ankara’s military pension fund Oyak to relocate its Tyneside factory amid Brexit alarmThe Turkish firm poised to buy British Steel recently announced plans to move a chemicals factory it owns from Tyn...
02:17, 2019-08-20

Bill Gates is funding chemical clouds to help stop global warming As fires in the Amazon prompt renewed global outcry over climate change, Bill Gates is backing the first experiment of one controversial solution. It's called solar geoengineering, and it would c...
07:00, 2019-09-08

Shut Philadelphia refinery begins risky job of removing toxic chemical Workers at the fire-damaged Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery took the first steps this week toward ridding the plant of roughly 30,000 barrels of modified hydrofluoric acid, a dangerous undertak...
17:51, 2019-08-02

Lanxess, Bayer sell chemical park operator to Macquarie for $3.9 billion German chemical groups Bayer and Lanxess have agreed to sell integrated chemical site operator Currenta to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) for an enterprise value of 3.5 billion eur...
12:34, 2019-08-07

EXPLAINER-Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in dens...
18:51, 2019-06-21

Hubble, Spitzer telescopes conduct chemical survey of mid-size exoplanet For the first time, scientists, with the help of a pair of NASA space telescopes, have identified the chemical signature of the atmosphere surrounding a mid-sized exoplanet....
00:51, 2019-07-03

Explosion in East Chicago injures 3 at chemical tank cleaning business An official says an explosion at a chemical tank cleaning business in northwestern Indiana injured three workers.        ...
20:34, 2019-08-14

Tucson Fire Department names new fire chief TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department announced its new fire chief Thursday morning after longtime assistant chief Joe Gulotta served as interim for nearly two years. According to city officials, Char...
22:51, 2019-08-22

Tucson fire crews extinguish van fire in midtown Tucson Fire Department TUCSON – A blaze burning a van in midtown has been controlled after the vehicle caught fire early Monday afternoon. According to Tucson Fire Department, crews were dispatc...
09:34, 2019-09-10

Tucson Fire responding to building fire in midtown TUCSON- Tucson Fire crews responded to a commercial fire early Friday morning. The fire broke out at a building near Broadway Blvd. and Euclid  Ave. BREAKING: @TucsonFirePIO responding to a commercia...
13:34, 2019-05-31

Illinois man set for trial in missing Chinese scholar case CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Illinois graduate student is set to stand trial in the 2017 disappearance and suspected killing of a visiting scholar from China whose body hasn’t been foun...
21:17, 2019-06-02

Trial in slaying in Illinois of scholar from China continues PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a 26-year-old scholar visiting from China is resuming in central Illinois. ...
14:34, 2019-06-17

Illinois State Senator to Trump: Hey, Sorry About the Mock Assassination State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Ill.), has apologized to Trump and all who support him for an incident that happened at a fundraiser. And by incident, I mean that one of Sandoval’s supporters pointed an...
22:51, 2019-08-19

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after the NCAA upheld the denial of his request for a waiver. The NCAA initially ...
02:51, 2019-06-08

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he wa...
02:34, 2019-08-09

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say they have registered the first case of a patient dyi...
12:17, 2019-08-25

Illinois teen wakes up thinking each day is June 11: 'It's like a movie' An Illinois teenager wakes up every day thinking it's June 11, 2019, the day she suffered a traumatic brain injury. Two hours later, her memory resets, and she's back to where she started when she wok...
14:34, 2019-09-12

Illinois State Police trooper killed during shootout An Illinois State Police Trooper died from a shootout while executing a search warrant with other SWAT team members in a dangerous residential neighborhood in East St. Louis....
12:51, 2019-08-25

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health officials. The Illinois Department of Public Health issued ...
22:51, 2019-08-23

Illinois man, 48, is convicted in booby-trap shotgun killing An Illinois man who booby-trapped a shotgun that killed a neighbor last year was convicted Thursday of murder and another charge, according to media reports....
19:17, 2019-09-14

Large exotic cat mauls mom, child in Illinois, report An Illinois woman and her child were hospitalized Sunday after they were attacked by a caracal, which is a large exotic cat that is often compared to a lynx, reports said....
08:17, 2019-06-24

Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar CHICAGO (AP) — Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar. After op...
08:00, 2019-06-12

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a vaping session, the Illinois Department of Public ...
23:17, 2019-08-24

Dangerous storms to rumble from Illinois to Pennsylvania through Sunday if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config = (window._sf_async_config || {}); /** CONFIGURATIO...
15:34, 2019-05-25

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04:34, 2019-05-23

Activists claim win against chemical plant at heart of Guardian's Cancer Town series Chinese Wanhua Chemical withdraws bid to build factoryLouisiana residents: ‘We’re tired of being sick. We won’t allow it’Louisiana activists battling a polluting chemical and plastics industry are cla...
20:17, 2019-09-06

City wants to keep using calcium chloride on Edmonton roads; chemical engineer disputes reports The studies, released Thursday, look into the city’s two-year pilot project on calcium chloride and come after many months of heated discussions surrounding the anti-icing agent....
09:51, 2019-08-23

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19:34, 2019-06-17

Residents of America’s Cancer Town confront chemical plant owner in Japan Residents of Reserve, Louisiana, met with environmental groups and stakeholders in Denka in their campaign for clean airResidents of Reserve, Louisiana, have travelled to Tokyo to confront the executi...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Pharmacy warns FDA of cancer-causing chemical found in widely used heart pill Valisure, an online pharmacy company, told the FDA that high levels of dimethylformamide were found in valsartan, a drug produced by Swiss drugmaker Novartis and other pharmaceutical companies....
21:17, 2019-06-18

5,000 Years Ago, Ancient Scientists Used Chemical Reactions to Create Pigments in Altai Mountains Scientists have unlocked intriguing 5,000-year-old secrets of prehistoric illustrators behind the stunning artwork of Karakol. These magnificent paintings found in the Altai Mountains show ancient fig...
18:34, 2019-06-15

NZ defense force use controlled explosion to defuse hazardous chemical at biotech site New Zealand's defense force conducted a controlled explosion at a South Dunedin site owned by biotechnology company Blis Technologies Ltd on Friday after being called to deal with a hazardous chemical...
07:17, 2019-07-12

Virginia VA hospital evacuated for 'unknown chemical odor' that turns out to be urine sample A building at a veterans hospital in Virginia was evacuated on Wednesday after an "unknown chemical odor" — that later turned out to be urine — panicked officials....
15:51, 2019-05-21

Exclusive: PES may report toxic chemical release in June refinery blast -sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions was expected to report to government officials on Friday that the toxic chemical hydrofluoric acid may have been released from its refinery in June, when a series of blas...
22:51, 2019-08-02

Defence forces on scene after chemical incident at New Zealand's Blis Technologies site Blis Technologies Ltd, a New Zealand-based biotechnology company, said on Friday there was a chemical incident at its South Dunedin site with emergency services on the scene....
00:34, 2019-07-12

Exxon quarterly profit to feel pinch of weaker natural gas, chemical earnings Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday lower natural gas and chemical margins in its second quarter would offset improved crude and refining operations, pointing to flat profits sequentially and down from a...
02:17, 2019-07-02

Syrian doctor describes latest alleged chemical attack as US mulls response Just after 9 a.m  Sunday, witnesses on the ground in the remote Syrian countryside near the border of Idlib province claimed they saw more than 40 rockets slash through the sky, along with three diffe...
05:34, 2019-05-24

Fire TV Stick vs Fire TV Stick 4K vs Fire TV Cube: Amazon’s streamers, head to head If you’re looking for a streaming device to plug into your television, you may well be eyeing up one of Amazon’s Fire TV range: the Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K, or Fire TV Cube.Why w...
18:17, 2019-06-03

NY church agrees to move Fulton Sheen’s remains to Illinois NEW YORK (AP) — Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is going home. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Sunday it’ll cooperate in transferring Sheen’s remains from Manhattan to Peoria, I...
23:17, 2019-06-09

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Smith’s 3-hitter carries Louisville past Illinois State 11-2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Luke Smith allowed three hits in 8 1/3 innings and Jake Snider had three RBI with a homer as top-seeded Louisville routed Illinois State 11-2 on Sunday night in an elimination g...
05:00, 2019-06-03

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the abduction and decapitation murder of a Chinese gradu...
07:00, 2019-07-18

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial praise on Monday from credit rating analysts, who caut...
01:34, 2019-06-04

Jesse Jackson urges Trump to pardon former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich The Rev. Jesse Jackson sent a personal appeal to President Trump last Friday, asking him to pardon the imprisoned former governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich....
23:51, 2019-07-17

Illinois requires public schools teach LGBTQ history Illinois public schools will be required to teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people across the state and the country — under a new law approved by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. The law, signed by Pr...
20:00, 2019-08-13

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2017....
19:00, 2019-07-17

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.        ...
16:34, 2019-07-12

Illinois State edges Indiana 8-7 in NCAA tournament opener LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Joe Aeilts hit a go-ahead, RBI double in the top of the eighth inning, and Illinois State recovered from blowing a five-run lead to beat Indiana 8-7 on Friday in the opener of t...
00:17, 2019-06-01

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 with a stable outlook, citing recent steps taken t...
13:34, 2019-06-05

Illinois senators request MLB foul ball-injury data Another foul ball led to an injury at a baseball stadium over the weekend, sparking a request from two Illinois senators for data from Major League Baseball surrounding such instances and the league's...
18:34, 2019-08-07

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, announcing the state pl...
00:34, 2019-07-19

Illinois Democrat and ex-ICE chief spar at hearing about child migrants U.S. Rep. Jesus Chuy Garcia and former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan got into a testy exchange Friday during a House hearing where the Illinois Democrat asked him if...
01:51, 2019-07-13

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictio...
01:34, 2019-06-02

Judge denies constitutional challenge to $16 billion of Illinois bonds An Illinois judge on Thursday denied a petition by taxpayers aiming to challenge the constitutionality of $16 billion of general obligation bonds the state sold in 2003 and 2017....
00:00, 2019-08-30

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of ...
01:51, 2019-05-22

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid reports that dozens of people had been sickened wi...
20:51, 2019-08-23

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vot...
06:51, 2019-05-28

Walter White look-alike sought for meth charges in Illinois GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) – Followers of the Galesburg Police Facebook page have been doing double takes since the booking photo of a wanted Galesburg man was posted last week. “Wow, the resemblance,” Ch...
02:34, 2019-09-11

Juul faces heightened scrutiny, Illinois and DC launch probes The company's rapid rise to the top of the multi-billion dollar U.S. e-cigarette market has been accompanied by accusations from parents, politicians and public health advocates...
19:34, 2019-08-30

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the procedure in the third trimester....
19:34, 2019-06-12

Illinois mother accused of driving with kids on top of SUV in inflatable pool An Illinois woman was arrested after authorities say she was spotted driving around with her kids sitting in an inflatable pool on top of her car.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-10

Illinois County to Use Algorithm to Automatically Expunge Old Marijuana Convictions With a statewide marijuana decriminalization ordinance set to take effect at the start of 2020, Cook County, Illinois is slated to automatically clear “tens of thousands of cannabis convictions” with ...
06:34, 2019-08-29

Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker signs order protecting transgender students Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker has signed an executive order directing state schools to take "comprehensive action" to support and protect transgender students....
18:51, 2019-07-01

Judge slams petition challenging Illinois bonds as political An Illinois judge on Thursday ruled that a petition by taxpayers aiming to challenge the constitutionality of $16 billion of the state's general obligation bonds was political in nature and cannot pro...
05:34, 2019-08-30

Illinois issued warning after Heartland virus found in ticks Residents in Illinois are being warned after ticks collected in the state tested positive for the Heartland virus, a rare illness that nearly always requires patients to be hospitalized....
17:00, 2019-08-16

Illinois governor activating National Guard amid flooding SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is activating the Illinois National Guard to respond to recent severe flooding . Pritzker is holding a Thursday morning news conference at the Illi...
16:01, 2019-05-30

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs,...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Illinois joins lawsuit to stop T-Mobile, Sprint merger Illinois has joined a multistate lawsuit aimed at stopping the merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , the New York attorney general's office, which is leading the effort a...
03:51, 2019-09-04

Illinois man left seriously injured after vicious bowling ball attack Police in Illinois are on the hunt for a suspect who was caught on video smashing another man's head with a bowling ball Wednesday night, an attack that briefly left the victim in a medically induced ...
12:00, 2019-09-08

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investiga...
18:01, 2019-05-21

San Jose hotel staff, patrons hospitalized after guest uses poisonous chemical in apparent suicide One woman died and nine others were sickened by an unidentified poisonous chemical Saturday morning at a hotel in San Jose, Calif., according to local reports....
14:34, 2019-09-01

UPDATE 2-Exxon quarterly profit to feel pinch of weaker natural gas, chemical earnings Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday lower natural gas and chemical margins in its second quarter would offset improved crude and refining operations, pointing to flat profits sequentially and down from a ...
19:17, 2019-07-01

Alabama lawmakers pass bill that order chemical castration for child sex crime convicts MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WVTM) – Under a bill recently passed by Alabama lawmakers, a court would order chemical castration for someone convicted of a sex crime against a child under the age of 13. Acc...
03:34, 2019-06-05

Alabama bill would require chemical castration for parolees convicted of sex crimes involving children Alabama lawmakers passed a bill that would require convicted sex offenders to be chemically castrated before being released on parole.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-05

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois will become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state legislature on Friday....
05:34, 2019-06-01

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
00:34, 2019-07-19

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in gruesome slaying of student from China Federal jurors on Wednesday were deliberating the fate of an Illinois man who was found guilty of the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago, and will decide whether to sentence h...
23:34, 2019-07-17

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went ballistic on June 24 when her 43-year-old boyfrien...
10:17, 2019-07-18

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ballparks in the wake of a recent spate of fans bein...
21:17, 2019-06-27

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up wit...
21:34, 2019-06-01

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state l...
09:51, 2019-06-03

Man accused of killing Illinois state trooper arraigned; second suspect charged The man accused of killing an Illinois State Police officer in a shootout last week was arraigned Monday on first-degree murder charges while a second suspect was charged in connection to the trooper'...
10:00, 2019-08-27

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to suddenly drop all charges against him -- will be ex...
20:34, 2019-06-21

Illinois man on trial for Chinese student's murder obsessed with Ted Bundy: prosecutor An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a scholar visiting from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said as the man's trial opened ...
21:34, 2019-06-12

Illinois man gets life in prison for brutal rape and killing of Chinese scholar Former University of Illinois student Brendt, Christensen was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and killing of Yingying Zhang        ...
04:34, 2019-07-19

Illinois trooper Nicholas Hopkins dies after being shot while serving a warrant EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — An Illinois State Police trooper died from wounds suffered early Friday while executing a search warrant in East St. Louis. Trooper Nicholas Hopkins, 33, of Waterloo, a 10-year ...
18:17, 2019-08-24

Illinois passes bipartisan law to allow hunting education classes in school curriculum Wedged in among the basics of science, math and English, a new bipartisan measure in Illinois now gives school districts the option to build hunting safety education into the daily curriculum....
23:51, 2019-07-31

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook pa...
17:34, 2019-07-22

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.       ...
23:00, 2019-06-17

Thousands of fetal remains found on Illinois property of deceased doctor More than 2,200 preserved fetal remains have been found on the Illinois property of a recently deceased doctor who performed abortions, the Will County sheriff's office said in a statement....
09:17, 2019-09-15

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s schools, calling it a “step toward securing Illinoi...
12:17, 2019-07-01

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he suffered in a swimming accident....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Illinois man accused of killing his 74-year-old mom with sword in suburban home: police An Illinois man with mental health issues and a history of erratic behavior was arrested Sunday after stabbing his mother with a sword and stuffing her body into a trash can, police said....
07:17, 2019-08-01

Illinois police seek Walter White look-alike on probation violation Police in Illinois are looking for a man who bears a startling resemblance to “Breaking Bad” protagonist Walter White — and is wanted for a probation violation related to methamphetamine possession, a...
03:34, 2019-09-11

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the ...
13:00, 2019-06-12

Illinois moves to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as Trump mulls commuting sentence Illinois officials are seeking to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he waits in a federal prison in Colorado for news on whether President Trump will commute his 14-year sentence on corruption cha...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Special Illinois prosecutor named to investigate Jussie Smollett case An Illinois judge appointed a former U.S. Attorney as a special prosecutor Friday to lead an investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's report he was assaulted by two men and prosecutors' handling of ...
21:17, 2019-08-23

Chemical companies at centre of Guardian's Cancer Town series face state legal action Exclusive: Louisiana agency moves to sue companies associated with neoprene plant over alleged Clean Air Act violationsLouisiana’s environment agency has moved to sue the two chemical companies associ...
22:34, 2019-06-12

South Korean firm to boost output of chipmaking chemical amid Japan curbs: report A South Korean maker of a chemical that is used for producing semiconductors will increase output soon with a new plant coming on stream, helping domestic chipmakers offset export curbs imposed by Jap...
14:51, 2019-07-23

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at the age of 83....
17:00, 2019-06-28

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online for the recipients, who could be living in Massach...
18:34, 2019-07-17

U.S. charges ex-Illinois software engineer with taking stolen trade secrets to China U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said a software engineer has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from the suburban Chicago locomotive manufacturer where he once worked and took them to China....
20:34, 2019-07-11

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal of the Appellate Court's May 25, 2012 decision tha...
23:51, 2019-05-22

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holding...
23:51, 2019-05-22

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
00:51, 2019-06-01

Illinois officials claim possible first death from vaping-related illness; investigation ongoing An Illinois resident who had recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe respiratory illness has died, Illinois Department of Public Health said.        ...
06:51, 2019-08-24

Body of slain Illinois student may be in landfill, new details from killer's attorneys suggest New information given Friday to the family of a University of Illinois student who was kidnapped and murdered in 2017 suggests her body may be in a landfill in the eastern part of the state....
13:17, 2019-08-03

Illinois governor JB Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade.        ...
22:01, 2019-07-01

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing th...
00:51, 2019-08-24

Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh Confirms He’ll Challenge President Trump For 2020 Republican Nomination (WASHINGTON) — Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nom...
23:17, 2019-08-25

Rock band called Confederate Railroad booted from Illinois state fair A Southern rock group called Confederate Railroad has been booted from the lineup of an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, sparking fury from fans and country ...
20:51, 2019-07-09

Illinois jury to hear sentencing arguments in gruesome slaying of Chinese student A jury that convicted an Illinois man in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student will soon begin deliberations about whether Brendt Christensen will spend the rest of his life...
11:51, 2019-07-17

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
20:34, 2019-06-01

Woman's stolen wallet discovered in vent with 14 others at old Illinois high school 75 years later A woman in Missouri has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing after it was discovered along with 14 others during a renovation at her old high school in a neighboring sta...
22:17, 2019-07-09

Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising event performing a mock assassination on President T...
14:51, 2019-08-19

Democratic Illinois state senator pocketed nearly $275K from labor union for doing ‘little or no work,’ prosecutors say A Democratic Illinois state senator has been indicted on charges that he embezzled money from a labor union in return for "little or no work," the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said in a statement F...
02:17, 2019-08-03

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chinese scholar will face a death sentence or spend the r...
12:17, 2019-07-18

University of Illinois student Andrew Smith accused of hanging noose in campus elevator (WAND/NBC News) A University of Illinois student has been arrested after a noose was found hanging in an elevator at a building on campus. Andrew Smith, 19, of Normal was charged with disorderly condu...
14:51, 2019-09-05

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago, in a case where federal prosecutors say they i...
12:34, 2019-06-03

U of Illinois Student Charged With Hate Crime, Accused of Hanging a Noose in a Dorm Elevator A University of Illinois math major may find himself adding up the years in prison if he’s found guilty of a felony hate crime charge for hanging a noose in a campus elevator....
14:51, 2019-09-04

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm.        ...
03:51, 2019-07-02

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” c...
19:34, 2019-08-17

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student killed visiting Chinese scholar, defense admits The defense attorney's for the former University of Illinois doctoral student admitted to the jury Wednesday that their client brutally beat and killed a foreign exchange student from China but pleade...
01:34, 2019-06-13

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student gets life in prison in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar After a federal jury said Thursday that its members had failed to agree on the death penalty, a former University of Illinois doctoral student drew a lifetime prison sentence for the rape and murder o...
02:17, 2019-07-19

Japan fire: Suspect in fatal fire that claimed 34 lives 'accused animation studio of stealing novel' A suspect accused of setting a fire that killed 34 people in an animation studio in Japan accused the company of 'stealing novels,' according to police....
17:51, 2019-07-20

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded during the blaze....
16:51, 2019-06-10

How to Train Your Dog to Run With You If you’re an avid runner and a dog parent, the idea of hitching your four-legged friend up to his leash and pounding the pavement together might sound like a lot of fun. And it can be! Plus, it’s a go...
21:17, 2019-08-22

Joe Pavelski Sparks the Sharks, Whether He’s on the Ice or Not After a terrifying crash to the ice in San Jose’s first-round playoff win, Pavelski needed staples to close a gash in his head and missed six games. His return has lifted the Sharks, and raised concer...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Confederate Railroad locks down new venue for charity performance after removal from Illinois state fair lineup Just two days after being excluded from performing at the upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, country rock band Confederate Railroad has found another venue in ...
03:51, 2019-07-12

University of Illinois student no longer enrolled after allegedly leaving noose in elevator: school official A University of Illinois student charged with a hate crime for allegedly leaving a noose inside a campus elevator this week is no longer enrolled at the school, a university spokesman said Wednesday....
02:51, 2019-09-06

10 of the best ski resorts you can get to by train You don't have to fly to get to Europe's best ski resorts this season — try the railways, on both sleepers and daytime services instead, says Daniel Elkan...
15:51, 2019-05-30

Rock band Confederate Railroad fires back at Illinois state fair after being removed from performance lineup A Southern rock band called Confederate Railroad is firing back after it was barred from performing at an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag....
06:51, 2019-07-10

Williams scores 19, Sparks beat Sky 94-69 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 19 points and the Los Angeles Sparks routed the Chicago Sky 94-69 on Sunday. Los Angeles went on a 17-4 run in the third quarter to lead 67-42 on Tierra Ruffi...
03:51, 2019-07-01

Ogwumike sisters lead Sparks to 77-70 win over Sun LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting and her sister Nneka Ogwumike had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 77-70 on Fr...
09:34, 2019-06-01

Nogales sparks Bulldogs to 7-2 win over Stanford Davis Moore pitched a two-hitter over 6 2/3 innings, Emilio Nogales had three hits and drove in three runs and Fresno State advanced into Sunday's championship game of the Stanford Regional with ...
09:51, 2019-06-02

Quigley scores 26, Sky beat Sparks 91-81 Allie Quigley scored 26 points to help the Chicago Sky beat Los Angeles 91-81 to pull into a tie for fourth place with the Sparks       ...
06:00, 2019-08-17

"From Fintech to Train Wreck" Here’s an index that had more than doubled in less than two years, when our analyst issued a very bearish forecast. Now see what he saw, in Chart of the Day....
14:32, 2019-05-21

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23:51, 2019-09-04

Ogwumike, Gray lead Sparks to 98-81 win over Mystics Nneka Ogwumike had a season-high 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Chelsea Gray had her first career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Washington Mystics 98-81    ...
10:51, 2019-07-08

Mom sparks outrage by charging $85 to go to son’s birthday party Kids’ birthday parties are always expensive — but not usually for the guests. A British mom sparked outrage after charging other parents at least $85 to attend her son’s go-kart part...
19:00, 2019-08-12

Gray, Sparks used big third quarter to beat Mercury 85-68 PHOENIX (AP) — Chelsea Gray had 21 points and a season-high nine assists, Nneka Ogwumike scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half and the Los Angeles Sparks pulled away in the third quarter to be...
07:17, 2019-06-15

Helmetless Krug sparks Bruins with huge hit After tangling with Blues forward David Perron in the third period, Bruins defenseman Torey Krug lost his helmet and skated the length of the ice to deliver a huge hit on St. Louis rookie Robert Thoma...
10:51, 2019-05-28

Sparks spoil Lynx ceremony for Whalen 89-85 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 25 points, Chelsea Gray added 21 and the Los Angeles Sparks edged the Lynx 89-85 on Saturday, spoiling a special day for their rivals who retired the jersey o...
04:51, 2019-06-09

Ilsinho sparks Union comeback in 3-2 win over Red Bulls CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Ilsinho (Ill-SEEN-yo) had two goals and an assist to spark a second-half rally and the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 3-2 on Saturday nig...
04:51, 2019-06-09

Mitchell has 22 points, Mercury top Sparks 82-72 to end skid PHOENIX (AP) — Leilani Mitchell scored 22 points in her first start of the season and the Phoenix Mercury handed the Los Angeles Sparks their fourth-straight loss with an 82-72 victory Sunday. Briann ...
05:34, 2019-06-24

Chinese deepfake app Zao sparks privacy row after going viral Critics say face-swap app could spread misinformation on a massive scaleA Chinese app that lets users convincingly swap their faces with film or TV characters has rapidly become one of the country’s m...
18:17, 2019-09-02

Dior sparks outrage with new ad for Sauvage fragrance French luxury goods company Dior is facing widespread criticism for an advertising campaign that some Native Americans have said perpetuates stereotypes....
10:00, 2019-08-31

Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash More than a million people sign a petition against the PM's plan as opposition builds, but the government insists there will still be time to debate Brexit....
05:34, 2019-08-29

Beer-chugging Mayfield sparks Indians in win Francisco Lindor and Jason Kipnis homered during Cleveland's five-run fifth inning, and the Indians beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Saturday night....
05:51, 2019-08-04

UK Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash More than a million people sign a petition against the PM's plan as opposition builds, but the government insists there will still be time to debate Brexit....
03:34, 2019-08-29

Singapore advertisement sparks 'brownface' controversy An ethnically Chinese actor who allegedly darkened his skin to portray characters of different races in an advertisement has sparked a "brownface" controversy in multi-ethnic Singapore....
20:34, 2019-07-31

Heat wave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-cove...
23:34, 2019-07-22

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will never leave me"....
14:51, 2019-06-20

| 50 dead after train derails in DR Congo At least 50 stowaways were killed when a freight train derailed in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the latest rail tragedy to strike the vast central African nation....
14:51, 2019-09-14

There's More Than One Way to Train for a Giant Human Pyramid A woman in Mumbai excels at kabaddi, a team sport similar to tag, along with strength and cardio training to help her team in pyramid competitions called Dahi Handi....
16:17, 2019-08-04

At least 50 dead in Congo train accident At least 50 people were killed and several people are injured after a train derailed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's minister of humanitarian affairs told CNN....
23:34, 2019-09-13

Two dead after being hit by train in south Wales Police say they are working to identify pair struck on tracks near Port TalbotTwo people have died after being struck by a train on tracks near Port Talbot in south Wales, police have said.In a statem...
14:34, 2019-07-03

Louisville Man In Critical Condition After Being Hit By Train WAVE 3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– A man is in critical condition after getting hit by a train in Louisville. It happened just after 4 a.m. Sunday morning on Preston Highway. Louisville police s...
13:51, 2019-06-03

How Jam-Packed Will My Train Be? Google Says It Has the Answer If you knew your regular, jam-packed commuter train is usually followed by another one with empty seats, would you leave home 15 minutes later? It is a question that Google Maps will hope to help answ...
21:00, 2019-06-27

The futuristic train that's complete with an on-board gym We check out the concept train, designed Germany's state-owned rail company Deutsche Bahn, that could give a glimpse into the future of the daily commute....
12:51, 2019-07-01

Smoke causes evacuation on A train in Brooklyn About 200 straphangers were evacuated from a Manhattan-bound A train Sunday morning after a report of smoke in the subway tunnel, according to the fire department. The FDNY responded to the alert at a...
20:00, 2019-09-08

Subways delayed after train goes up in smoke Where there’s smoke, there’s subway delays. Subway service on Manhattan’s East Side went out of whack Friday morning after a train car started spewing smoke at East 86th Street. Actr...
22:00, 2019-07-19

Smoke causes evacuation of about 600 on A train in Brooklyn About 600 straphangers were evacuated from a Manhattan-bound A train Sunday morning after a report of smoke in the subway tunnel, according to the fire department. The faulty train was stopped in the ...
22:34, 2019-09-08

What NYC subway riders are really reading on the train Say what you will about the New York City subway system — and many locals are saying plenty, given its crumbling infrastructure, chaos and delays — but Uli Beutter Cohen still sees the beauty in it. F...
01:17, 2019-06-23

Smoke causes evacuation of about 600 on C train in Brooklyn About 600 straphangers were evacuated from a Manhattan-bound C train Sunday morning after part of the train that connects to the third rail became detached, causing smoke in the subway tunnel, accordi...
12:00, 2019-09-09

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems while allowing employees the access they need....
18:51, 2019-07-15

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
09:51, 2019-07-17

Emails show author Sparks objecting to pro-gay ‘agenda’ NEW YORK (AP) — Emails filed in an ongoing lawsuit show novelist Nicholas Sparks chastised a former headmaster at the private Christian school in North Carolina he runs for promoting a pro-gay “...
04:34, 2019-06-14

Nicholas Sparks' 3 craziest plot twists Nicholas Sparks films tend to have crazy endings. Pegged to the release of 2015's "The Longest Ride," we rank the three wildest Sparksian plot twists.        ...
00:17, 2019-06-21

Man with apparent rifle sparks chaos on Bronx bus: cops A man holding what was believed to be a rifle caused panic on a Bronx bus, injuring a 77-year-old woman, police said Sunday. The gunman boarded the back of a Bx15 bus just before 10 p.m. Saturday on 3...
17:17, 2019-06-23

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with mos...
11:17, 2019-07-13

Killing of desert elephant sparks uproar in Namibia The killing of a 50-year alpha elephant bull in Namibia has caused an uproar in the southern African nation, with conservation and tourism groups accusing the government of authorizing the hunt for th...
04:00, 2019-07-03

Storm beat Sparks 84-62 in coach Hughes’ return EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd made a career-high five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Seattle beat the Los Angeles Sparks 84-62 on Friday night in Storm coach Dan Hughes’ season debut. T...
15:00, 2019-06-22

Zahui B scores 37 points, Liberty beat Sparks 98-92 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amanda Zahui B scored a career-high 37 points and the New York Liberty ended a 10-game road losing streak with a 98-92 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday night. Zahui B...
13:51, 2019-06-16

Popular face-swapping app Zao sparks another privacy outcry Yet another AI-powered face-swapping app has gone viral, and it's introducing the usual privacy concerns in record time. The iOS app Zao quickly topped China's edition of the App Store sinc...
22:17, 2019-09-02

German MP sparks row after proposing an end to first-class rail travel Co-chair of leftwing Die Linke party says move would reduce overcrowding and save energyA leading leftwing politician has sparked a row in Germany by proposing the rail operator Deutsche Bahn scraps f...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Cervelli sparks Braves to 9-5 win over Mets in Atlanta debut Newly signed Francisco Cervelli had three hits and three RBIs in his Atlanta debut, and the Braves beat the New York Mets 9-5 for their seventh straight victory       ...
17:51, 2019-08-25

Sixteen bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Sixteen young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on Thursday night in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee when the champion will walk away with a......
02:00, 2019-05-31

Bennett’s uncertain Bora future sparks debate "Sam Bennett could be on the move as he will be out of contract with Bora-Hansgrohe next year and he is yet to sign a new deal. It\u0027s been a topic of hot debate at La Vuelta."...
20:00, 2019-08-27

Trump sparks NHS row as he promises 'phenomenal' trade deal Donald Trump has sparked a row after declaring the NHS must be "on the table" in talks on a post-Brexit trade deal between the US and UK - before later backtracking....
00:34, 2019-06-05

Deadly police car chase sparks anger in Argentina Protesters rallied against police brutality in Buenos Aires after three teenagers and one adult died during a police car chase. Police officers had allegedly opened fire at a car which then crashed in...
03:17, 2019-05-25

Russian rocket crash sparks radiation fears A rocket explosion in Russia has sparked reports of a spike in radiation levels and sent residents into panic — even as the Kremlin denies anyone’s in danger. Defense officials have noneth...
05:00, 2019-08-10

Simpson sparks Oklahoma State past TCU 5-2 in Big 12 Tourney OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Colin Simpson homered and knocked in two runs to help Oklahoma State defeat TCU 5-2 on Wednesday night in the Big 12 Tournament opener for both teams. Parker Scott earned the win ...
09:34, 2019-05-23

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been all...
09:34, 2019-05-22

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
11:00, 2019-05-22

Chinese ‘deepfake’ app sparks concerns over identity theft Zao, a Chinese app that uses “deepfake” technology to let users superimpose themselves onto the faces of movie and TV stars, has sparked a privacy backlash amid concerns about identity the...
03:17, 2019-09-05

‘When They See Us’ sparks call to boycott Linda Fairstein books The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us,” which depicts in excruciating detail the so-called Central Park Five being railroaded by New York state into serving prison time for the ra...
02:51, 2019-06-04

| Tesla’s surprise $6 410 price cut sparks a rant from one devotee Soon after Tesla cleaved the cost of the Model 3, an owner on one of the company’s online forums started a thread with a tongue-in-cheek initial post: “Let the whining begin!”...
17:51, 2019-08-04

Parker has 18 points, 9 rebounds as Sparks beat Aces 86-74 Candace Parker had 18 points and nine rebounds, Riquna Williams scored 18 points in her first start of the season, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Las Vegas Aces 86-74     ...
07:17, 2019-06-28

Healthy dog euthanized for burial with owner, sparks debate RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Veterinarians and funeral homes in Virginia are rejecting the idea that pets should be buried with their owners after a recent case in which a healthy dog was euthanized so it cou...
00:01, 2019-05-23

Factbox: Will sparks fly? Five things to watch at the third Democratic debate Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidates for the party's presidential nomination meet in ...
00:00, 2019-09-12

Belgian king's meeting with far-right leader sparks controversy First such audience since 1936 comes after Vlaams Belang wins 18 seats in electionThe leader of Flanders’ far-right separatist party has had an audience with the king of Belgium for the first time in ...
16:17, 2019-05-29

Mel Gibson casting in Rothchild comedy sparks outrage News of the film, set among the New York super-rich, attracts criticism in wake of the actor’s previous antisemitism controversiesA wave of condemnation has greeted the announcement of a new film star...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Fifty bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Fifty young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on the last day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday when the champion will walk away with a $50,000 pr...
12:51, 2019-05-30

WNBA favorite Aces top Sparks, 83-70, to start season LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Las Vegas Aces to an 83-70 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday in the season opener for both teams. The Aces, tab...
06:51, 2019-05-27

Beer-chugging Mayfield sparks rally for Indians Francisco Lindor and Jason Kipnis homered during Cleveland's five-run fifth inning, and the Indians beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Saturday night....
16:17, 2019-08-04

Vinales on pole in Misano, sparks between Rossi and Marquez "Yamaha\u0027s Maverick Vinales took pole position for the San Marino Grand Prix on Saturday after a qualifying flare-up between Honda\u0027s championship leader Marc Marquez and Italian great Valenti...
22:17, 2019-09-14

Fruit with odour of 'onions in a gym sock' sparks uni evacuation A university library evacuated over a suspected gas leak has reopened after hazardous material crews found out that a discarded piece of fruit was responsible for the unpleasant smell....
15:34, 2019-05-21

World's most crowded train line revealed A new Google Maps feature predicts how crowded a bus, train or subway is likely to be in more than 200 global cities. But which transit lines are the most crowded of them all?...
13:34, 2019-07-02

‘Gigantic’ praying mantis terrorizes 6 train Delays, service changes and humongous bugs, oh my! The MTA had one more pest plaguing the subway system on Tuesday when a massive praying mantis joined commuters for a ride. City Councilman Keith Powe...
04:00, 2019-08-15

4 riding in non-air-conditioned train car die in Indian heat LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Four people returning from a Hindu pilgrimage have died while traveling in a non-air-conditioned coach on an Indian train during a summer heat wave. Temperatures during the day T...
08:00, 2019-06-12

Yokohama Train Station Covered With Pikachus Each summer, a “Pikachu Outbreak” event is held in Yokohama. It features marching and dancing Pikachus. This year’s event not only featured the sights of Pikachu, but also the sounds....
19:34, 2019-08-06