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Japan regulator to launch new investigation into Fukushima nuclear disaster

Japan's nuclear regulator said in Wednesday it would launch a new investigation into the Fukushima disaster, to look into how radiation leaked from d...

Japan regulator to launch new investigation into Fukushima nuclear disaster

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Brazil's securities regulator CVM opens investigation into Vale after dam disaster Brazil's securities regulator CVM opened on Monday an investigation into the conduct of mining company Vale SA in relation to the collapse of the Brumadinho dam in January which killed over 240 people...
03:17, 2019-08-20

Japan's Tepco to decommission second Fukushima nuclear station Tokyo Electric Power said on Wednesday it plans to decommission its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down a...
13:51, 2019-07-24

Japan should scrap nuclear reactors after Fukushima, says new environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi says: ‘We will be doomed if we allow another accident to occur’Japan’s new environment minister has called for the country’s nuclear reactors to be scrapped to prevent a repeat of the...
10:34, 2019-09-12

Japan's Tepco to decommission second, undamaged Fukushima nuclear plant: Kyodo Tokyo Electric Power plans to scrap its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down in 2011 after an earthquake an...
04:51, 2019-07-24

Japan will have to dump toxic Fukushima nuclear plant water into Pacific Ocean, environment minister says Massive amounts of toxic water from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan has to be dumped into the Pacific Ocean because the facility is running out of space, the country's environment ...
04:00, 2019-09-11

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

Fallout particle offers insight into Fukushima nuclear accident Researchers have found and studied a fallout particle containing uranium released by the Fukushima nuclear accident. The study offered scientists insight into the sequence of events that led to the Fu...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Japan will likely dump radioactive Fukushima water into sea TOKYO – Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs out of room to store it, the environme...
22:34, 2019-09-10

Fukushima nuclear plant running out of space for radioactive water, TEPCO says The company that operates Fukushima's tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant said on Friday it will run out of space to store radioactive water within three years. Worries are intensifying on what wil...
20:34, 2019-08-09

Destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant is out of space to store radioactive water Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant suffered a devastating meltdown back in 2011, and while news about the disaster has died down significantly since then, the actual cleanup and containment e...
06:34, 2019-08-10

6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes coast of Japan near Fukushima A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit off of the coast of Japan near Fukushima on Sunday morning. People reported feeling the quake in the capital, Tokyo, approximately 155 miles away....
22:17, 2019-08-04

Japan may have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into the Pacific Eight years after Japan's worst nuclear disaster, the government is not sure what to do with the contaminated water that remains -- but its environment minister says dumping it into the ocean might be...
19:34, 2019-09-10

Fukushima: Japan will have to dump radioactive water into Pacific, minister says More than a million tonnes of contaminated water lies in storage but power company says it will run out of space by 2022The operator of the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will have to du...
12:34, 2019-09-10

Japan may dump radioactive water from Fukushima into Pacific Ocean More than eight years after an earthquake and tsunami ravaged a Fukushima power plant, Japan has not formally decided what to do with contaminated water from the incident....
22:00, 2019-09-10

Japan tells diplomats no decision yet on contaminated Fukushima water Japanese government officials on Wednesday told diplomats they were still considering options for handling contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power's wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant amid worri...
11:17, 2019-09-04

Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January...
00:51, 2019-08-20

Japan briefs diplomats to wipe Fukushima nuke water concern Japan has reassured foreign diplomats about the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant’s safety amid concerns about massive amounts of treated but radioactive water stored in tanks...
08:51, 2019-09-04

Japan to resume effort to tackle contaminated water problem at Fukushima Japan is resuming efforts to disperse a build-up of contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant that is stalling progress on cleaning up the site, the government said ...
16:00, 2019-08-08

Japan briefs diplomats to wipe Fukushima nuke water concerns Japan has reassured foreign diplomats about the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant’s safety amid concerns about massive amounts of treated but radioactive water stored in tanks...
11:51, 2019-09-04

UPDATE 2-Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January...
03:17, 2019-08-20

North, South Korea oppose Japan's plan to release radioactive Fukushima water North and South Korea are fighting plans by the Japanese government to release radioactive water presently stored at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant on the northeast coast of Japan into th...
18:34, 2019-09-12

Nuclear regulator permits restarting of reactor 4 at Hunterston B EDF Energy is expected to restart reactor a year after it was shut down over safety concernsBritain’s nuclear watchdog has agreed to allow one of the country’s oldest nuclear reactors to restart, one ...
20:17, 2019-08-20

Chernobyl nuclear disaster-affected areas spring to life, 33 years on More than three decades after the devastating explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, parts of Belarus’ adjoining regions have sprung back to life and the biggest of them, Homiel, has become a...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Haunting photos reveal what nuclear-disaster ghost towns look like years after being abandoned Kyodo News/Getty Images The Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986 transformed the city of Pripyat into a ghost town. Other towns have also been abandoned after nuclear disasters, and each is a skeleton ...
21:51, 2019-09-04

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the prolife...
05:17, 2019-06-12

Report: Samsung in 'Final Stages' of Fixing Galaxy Fold After Pre-Launch Disaster Bloomberg reported on Tuesday that South Korean hardware giant Samsung has finally figured out how to keep its $2,000 Galaxy Fold bendable smartphones from going haywire as soon as they land in the ha...
08:51, 2019-07-03

DOJ may launch antitrust investigation of Apple, report says During Apple's WWDC conference, a report came out that the Department of Justice and FTC met recently to give DOJ jurisdiction to investigate Apple.        ...
21:34, 2019-06-03

U.S. states launch antitrust investigation into Google Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico have formally opened an antitrust probe into Alphabets Google.Read More...
19:00, 2019-09-10

Albanian lawmakers launch investigation to oust president Albania’s opposition parties have resumed anti-government protests after their boycott of June 30 municipal elections, which were mostly won by the governing Socialists...
00:00, 2019-07-09

New York, 7 other states and D.C. launch antitrust investigation into Facebook Regulators across the country have signaled growing concerns about the breadth of Silicon Valley’s power and the tech industry’s access to vast amounts of proprietary data....
23:17, 2019-09-06

Met police launch investigation into leaked Darroch cables Scotland Yard say its counter-terrorism command is leading the investigationPolice have opened an investigation into the alleged leaking of diplomatic cables involving the outgoing UK ambassador to Wa...
23:34, 2019-07-12

House panels launch investigation into Giuliani's dealings with Ukraine A trio of House committees on Monday announced a new investigation into President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, over his interactions with Ukrainian officials and whether the Trump ...
23:34, 2019-09-09

Police launch investigation as wildfire sweeps central Portugal More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20 people injured and prompted authorities to partial...
19:17, 2019-07-21

Chernobyl disaster: What happened to the nuclear reactor and how many died from radiation? Is it safe to visit Chernobyl now? Chernobyl, the highly-acclaimed five-part drama which revisited the 1986 nuclear disaster in Soviet Ukraine, aired its final episode on Tuesday night....
15:17, 2019-06-05

Trump signs off on plan to launch nuclear spacecraft WASHINGTON – President Trump Tuesday signed a presidential memorandum outlining new procedures to launch nuclear power systems into outer space. Trump directed the Department of Transportation to issu...
07:17, 2019-08-21

New environment minister says Japan should stop using nuclear power Japan's newly installed environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, wants the country to close down nuclear reactors to avoid a repeat of the Fukushima catastrophe in 2011....
05:00, 2019-09-12

France says it will not launch dispute resolution for Iran nuclear deal The French government will not trigger the Iran nuclear deal's dispute resolution mechanism for now, instead giving itself one week to try to get all parties talking again after Iran decided to enrich...
15:34, 2019-07-07

Could a low-yield, sub-launch nuclear missile stop a Russian first strike? Could a low-yield Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile help stop a Russian-launched first nuclear strike by ensuring a proportional response and holding enemy targets at risk of a precise, tailored nu...
16:00, 2019-06-12

Japan plans carbon emission cuts, more nuclear energy Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima reactors meltdowns...
08:00, 2019-06-07

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
21:17, 2019-06-13

French police launch investigation after Macron hears officer refusing to help domestic abuse victim: report Officials in France have opened an investigation after President Emmanuel Macron listened in on a domestic violence hotline call in which a police officer was heard refusing to help a domestic abuse v...
23:17, 2019-09-04

North Korea now able to miniaturise nuclear warheads – Japan defence report Upcoming review out of Tokyo will reportedly say missile programme poses ‘serious and imminent threat’ Japan’s government will reportedly state that North Korea is capable of miniaturising nuclear war...
06:51, 2019-08-21

Japan wants to launch the first ever rover to visit a Martian moon In 2024, Japan wants to send a rover to one of Mars’s moons, Phobos and Deimos. Samples taken there could help us sort out how they formed and whether they hold ice...
14:51, 2019-06-20

Nuclear deal parties not ready to launch dispute mechanism against Iran, prefer more diplomacy: EU The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal do not see Tehran's breaches as significant and do not intend for now to trigger the pact's dispute mechanism, preferring more diplomacy to ease the cris...
05:51, 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Yahoo Japan to launch bid for online retailer Zozo -NHK Yahoo Japan Corp, will launch a takeover bid for online clothing retailer Zozo Inc , public broadcaster NHK and other media reported on Thursday, to better compete in e-commerce against rivals such as...
01:34, 2019-09-12

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....
14:00, 2019-06-12

Japan coastguard says it detected North Korean ballistic missile launch Japan's coastguard said it had detected ballistic missile launches from North Korea on Saturday and warned shipping to stay to stay clear of any debris....
04:17, 2019-08-24

Richard Branson takes satellite launch business to Japan with airline ANA Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit said on Thursday it plans to bring its satellite launch system to Japan in partnership with airline operator ANA Holdings Inc, which will provide maintenance and pos...
12:00, 2019-06-06

Japan's Rakuten delays mobile service launch, shares drop Japanese internet firm Rakuten said on Friday it was pushing back the commercial launch of its mobile service, a setback to billionaire founder and chief executive Hiroshi Mikitani's ambitions to shak...
17:51, 2019-09-06

President Trump, in Japan, Says North Korea Missile Launch ‘Disturbed Some of My People… but Not Me’ (TOKYO) — Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea’s recent missile tests and said they were not a concern for him. T...
21:34, 2019-05-26

Toyota And Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Aim To Launch Lunar Rover By 2029 JAXA and Toyota will manufacture, test and evaluate prototypes, with the goal of developing a manned, pressurised lunar rover and exploring the surface of the moon as part of an international project....
08:34, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Richard Branson takes satellite launch business to Japan with airline ANA Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit said on Thursday it plans to bring its satellite launch system to Japan in partnership with airline operator ANA Holdings Inc , which will provide maintenance and po...
22:17, 2019-06-06

Japan's Rakuten to delay launch of wireless carrier service by six months: Nikkei Japan's Rakuten plans to push back the start of wireless carrier services by six months, hampered by delays in building out its network, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday....
18:51, 2019-09-05

Japan defense minister calls North Korean projectile launch 'very regrettable': Jiji Japanese Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya said North Korea's launch of a pair of projectiles on Thursday was "very regrettable", Jiji news agency reported....
04:51, 2019-07-25

Fukushima diary, part one: 'I'm finally home' The mayor of Okuma, home of the damaged nuclear power plant, has been in exile for eight years – here he writes about finally returningThe residents of Okuma were among more than 150,000 people who we...
07:00, 2019-06-01

Fukushima plant running out of space for radioactive water More than eight years after a devastating earthquake and tsunami caused a meltdown at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant, the utility company operating it said it will run out of space to sto...
08:34, 2019-08-10

Fukushima diary, part two: overwhelming kindness and a new home The mayor of Okuma, home of the damaged nuclear power plant, has been in exile for eight years – here he writes about finally returningThe residents of Okuma were among more than 150,000 people who we...
03:51, 2019-06-08

Russian officials blame cesium exposure on 'Fukushima crabs' Officials in Russia's northern city of Arkhangelsk have acknowledged that one of the doctors who helped treat victims of a recent mysterious explosion at a military test site was found to have a radio...
16:17, 2019-08-24

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fu...
18:34, 2019-07-17

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands still exceed Fukushima, Chernobyl: study Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher tha...
04:00, 2019-07-16

South Korea concerned over food safety at Olympics with events slated for Fukushima Talks to take place over food provision at Tokyo GamesFukushima to host baseball and softball games next yearSouth Korea is considering making its own arrangements to feed its athletes at next year’s ...
07:51, 2019-08-22

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher tha...
06:51, 2019-07-16

Fukushima power plant is running out of space to store dangerous radioactive water The utility company operating Fukushima’s tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant said Friday it will run out of space to store massive amounts of contaminated water in three years....
04:00, 2019-08-10

'Nuclear winter' coming? Nuclear war between US and Russia would cause catastrophic event, study confirms Earlier this month, the U.S. pulled out of a Reagan-era nuclear treaty with Russia after the Trump administration assessed the country was in “material breach of the treaty” and made no effort to “com...
21:51, 2019-08-20

After a String of Nuclear Incidents, Russia Just Launched a Floating Nuclear Power Plant. Is It Safe? On Friday, an unusual kind of vessel set sail from the Arctic city of Murmansk, Russia, for a destination in the country’s far east––a floating nuclear power plant equipped with two ...
08:51, 2019-08-24

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
05:17, 2019-06-02

Russian Health Officials Blame 'Fukushima Crabs' for Cesium-137 Exposure After Mysterious Accident A doctor who treated survivors of a mysterious nuclear accident in Russia was told that the radioactive isotope cesium-137 must have made its way into their body due to “Fukushima crabs,” according to...
07:51, 2019-08-25

Redmi K20 Pro India Launch Date, Asus 6Z Launch, and More News This Week Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20 India launch details, Samsung M40 sale, Poco F1 price cut, and Asus 6Z launch were some of the tech news developments this week....
13:51, 2019-06-23

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
21:34, 2019-07-10

Japan-South Korea relations in 'very severe' state: Japan's Suga Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday the country's relationship with South Korea was in a "very severe" state and that Tokyo would continue to urge Seoul to take appropriate action over ...
09:34, 2019-07-24

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars, report says Japan is seeking to stay in President Trump’s good graces to avoid costly tariffs and retain positive relations with an ally that ensures its security against the likes of China and North Korea. ...
05:51, 2019-08-24

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars: Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on U.S. beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei...
09:51, 2019-08-24

Trade curbs for South Korea to hit exports of Japan's chip-making gear: Japan lawmaker Japan's plan to drop South Korea from its "white list" of nations with minimum trade curbs will probably hit 630 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in annual exports of microchip-making gear to its neighbor, ...
03:17, 2019-07-25

Trump, Abe agree U.S.-Japan alliance stronger than ever: Japan official U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday that the security alliance between the world's largest and third-largest economies is stronger than ever, a senior J...
05:51, 2019-06-28

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoin...
09:17, 2019-05-29

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)        ...
22:51, 2019-05-25

|TobaccoplayersallowedtoweighinonBAT-Twispmergerapproval-regulator Players in the tobacco industry are allowed to intervene in the merger between British American Tobacco and vaping brand Twisp, the Competition Tribunal has said....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Big tech warned by top regulator: We will break you up if we have to Federal Trade Commission chairman Joe Simons told Bloomberg he's willing to break up the major US tech firms if necessary, the first sign that US regulators might take drastic action against Silicon V...
00:00, 2019-08-15

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google - RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
15:51, 2019-06-07

Behind Boeing 737 Max Crisis: Lax Regulator, Top-Down Company Culture Even before the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes claimed 346 lives, Boeing flight tests had revealed problems similar to those encountered by pilots on the ill-fated 737 MAX flights....
17:51, 2019-08-04

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google: RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
16:34, 2019-06-07

US Aviation Regulator Says Boeing Hasn't Submitted 737 MAX Fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said on Wednesday....
07:51, 2019-05-23

| US aviation regulator says Boeing hasn't submitted 737 MAX fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said....
07:51, 2019-05-23

EPA's top auto regulator to head climate office Chris Grundler, the head of the EPA's transportation office who oversaw the rollout of some of the agency's most important rules, including greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles, as well as...
10:17, 2019-06-07

Facebook's Libra falls into 'big gap' in EU rules: regulator Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency falls into a "big gap" in European Union financial regulation at a time when the bloc's ability to tackle money laundering is already stretched, a top EU regul...
16:17, 2019-09-05

UAE regulator not optimistic on Boeing 737 MAX return this year The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic that the Boeing 737 MAX would return to operations this year and that the first quarter of ...
13:17, 2019-09-15

Maritime Regulator Says Shipping Environmental Efforts 'Set to Go' The maritime industry is moving full steam ahead toward overhauling how ships get their power despite dissent from some vessel owners over the impact to their operations and concerns from shipping cus...
15:00, 2019-09-13

U.K. Regulator on Why It Is Pursuing Record Fines Against BA, Marriott Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said her office considered cybersecurity gaps, among other factors, in proposing that Marriott and British Airways’ parent company pay the biggest fines to da...
21:51, 2019-07-10

UK regulator investigates role of Facebook, Google in ad market Britain's competition regulator has launched an investigation into the power wielded by Facebook and Google in digital advertising markets, including the ownership of data....
18:51, 2019-07-03

U.S. Bank Regulator Pitches Low-Income Lending Rule Changes A Trump-appointed bank regulator is touring the country trying to sell his plans to modify lower-income lending requirements and overcome resistance from other regulators, banks and community advocate...
20:17, 2019-08-19

Ralph Nader: The FAA is a consulting firm for airlines not a regulator The Federal Aviation Administration is hosting dozens of regulators in Dallas today to discuss its work with the Boeing 737 Max, which was grounded in the U.S. March 13 after two fatal crashes. Consum...
17:17, 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-UAE regulator not optimistic on Boeing 737 MAX return this year The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic that the Boeing 737 MAX would return to operations this year and that the first quarter of 2...
20:51, 2019-09-15

United extends ban on Boeing 737 Max after regulator finds new problem American and Southwest airlines have also cancelled flights until September as planemaker scrambles to find a fixUnited Airlines has become the latest carrier to extend its ban on using the Boeing 737...
19:34, 2019-06-27

New York Regulator to Investigate Exposure of Mortgage Documents The agency is using its authority under a new cybersecurity regulation to investigate a mistake by a title insurer that revealed a trove of sensitive data....
01:00, 2019-05-30

Top EU regulator Farkas to head banking lobby group One of Europe's top banking regulators is in talks to head the trade body that leads the investment banking industry's lobbying effort across the EU....
07:34, 2019-08-26

E.U.’s New Digital Czar: ‘Most Powerful Regulator of Big Tech on the Planet’ Margrethe Vestager, whose billion-dollar fines have made her loathed by Silicon Valley, has won new powers that give her unrivaled regulatory reach. President Trump says she “hates the United States.”...
01:34, 2019-09-11

Elections regulator criticised for 'withholding' Brexit papers The Electoral Commission has been accused of withholding documents from the Metropolitan Police about the conduct the Leave campaign during the 2016 referendum, prompting an extraordinary spat between...
21:34, 2019-07-03

Telecom Regulator Unlikely To Review 5G Spectrum Prices: Report The sector is under financial stress and operators find the prices are too high to bid and are globally uncompetitive as in the 5G spectrum auction in South Korea....
21:51, 2019-06-28

We Regret to Inform You the UK's Ad Regulator Has Deemed Anyone With 30,000 Followers a Celebrity The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the UK’s independent industry self-regulation group, has officially determined the lower boundary for who counts as an internet “celebrity”: It’s anyone wit...
05:51, 2019-07-04

Regulator Wields First IPO Veto on China's New Tech Board China’s market regulator vetoed a proposed share listing, faulting the accounting in an application that had already been approved by the country’s biggest stock exchange....
14:17, 2019-09-02

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator settles lawsuit against ITT Educational, will not collect $60 mln The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said on Monday it had reached a settlement with ITT Educational Services Inc over predatory lending practices, but does not plan to collect any of ...
22:00, 2019-08-12

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in the fierce wildfires that killed 46 people in Norther...
08:34, 2019-06-28

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance technology they say could bring robot vessels to th...
20:51, 2019-06-06

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for th...
22:51, 2019-05-22

Regulator to Press Congress to Act on Mortgage-Finance Revamp Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, plans to submit proposals to Congress as early as this week to return Fannie and Freddie from government control to the private market....
13:34, 2019-06-12

Foot-dragging over ditching Libor could be punished, regulator says Banks could be punished if they don't switch enough contracts from the Libor interest rate benchmark to a Bank of England alternative by the end of 2021, a senior British regulator said on Wednesday....
15:34, 2019-06-19

U.S. markets regulator proposes new guidelines on shareholder advisers The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday proposed new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that vote on their behalf should cast their votes in corporate elec...
17:51, 2019-08-21

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone maker over the last few weeks, a spokesma...
21:17, 2019-07-02

EU regulator blocks Thyssenkrupp-Tata Steel merger BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s antitrust regulator says it’s blocking a planned merger between German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp and India’s Tata Steel because the move would have...
13:17, 2019-06-11

Global regulator discrepancies over Boeing 737 MAX worry IATA The head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned on Tuesday that any discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a wo...
04:17, 2019-09-04

Wynn Resorts Will Not Appeal Massachusetts Regulator's Ruling Wynn Resorts said it would not appeal a decision from Massachusetts regulators after a review of how the company handled sexual-misconduct allegations against its founder and former chief executive, S...
05:34, 2019-05-29

Regulator looking at use of facial recognition at King's Cross site Information commissioner says use of the technology must be ‘necessary and proportionate’The UK’s privacy regulator said it is studying the use of controversial facial recognition technology by proper...
05:34, 2019-08-14

Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake The Alberta Energy Regulator is moving to restrict oilfield fracking activity near the Brazeau Reservoir in east central Alberta as a precaution following a 4.3 magnitude earthquake south of the area ...
12:00, 2019-05-28

Canadian drug price regulator may be flexible on rare diseases Canada's patented drug price regulator, set to gain new powers next year, may be "more forgiving" in setting price caps for drugs that treat rare diseases, the agency's executive director told Reuters...
03:34, 2019-08-14

UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo investment Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
12:00, 2019-07-05

Government Wants Fair Trade Regulator To Review Big Four Auditors: Report The Big Four do auditing work for almost 60 per cent of the top 500 companies that trade on the National Stock Exchange (NSE), according to corporate data tracker NSE Infobase....
12:51, 2019-07-22

U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and G...
06:34, 2019-06-21

UK regulator could fine IAG $230 million for British Airways data theft British Airways owner IAG said on Monday the U.K. data regulator intends to impose a penalty of $229.78 million for the theft of customer data from the airline website last year....
10:17, 2019-07-08

Russian Man Who Tried to Burn Down Offices of Internet Regulator Reportedly Gets Probation Earlier this month, a court in Russia’s Ulyanovsk Region sentenced a man to one and a half years’ probation after he reportedly tried not one, not two, but three times to burn down the regional office...
10:17, 2019-08-20

UK regulator to hit British Airways with record fine over 2018 hack The UK's data privacy authority has announced it intends to levy its largest ever fine against airline British Airways (BA). The airline will have to pay £183.39 million ($230 million) to t...
14:34, 2019-07-08

UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo deal Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's deal with online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
22:00, 2019-07-05

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services said on Friday....
19:00, 2019-08-16

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said in an interview with Bloomberg published on Tuesday,...
23:34, 2019-08-13

U.S. regulator sees approval of Boeing 737 MAX to fly as soon as late June: sources The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet to return to service as soon as late June, representatives of the U.S. air regulator informed members of the United...
03:17, 2019-05-24

U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping antitrust ruling against it on hold as it pursues an ...
02:34, 2019-06-12

Over 100 London investment firms get EU licences for Brexit hubs -regulator More than one hundred asset managers, trading platforms and investment firms in London have so far obtained licences to run new hubs in the European Union after Brexit, a top EU regulator said on Thur...
20:51, 2019-09-05

Irish regulator nears end of first privacy probe, ruling to take months Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a forma...
19:00, 2019-08-16

Facebook to pay $5bn fine as regulator files Cambridge Analytica complaint Penalty by US government reflects scale of breach, first reported by the ObserverFacebook will pay a record-breaking $5bn penalty in the US for “deceiving” users about their ability to keep personal i...
16:51, 2019-07-24

U.S. aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select units which had batteries posing fire risks....
04:34, 2019-08-14

Australian regulator moves to prescribe stricter terms for executive pay Australia's prudential regulator on Tuesday said it intends to prescribe stricter terms on executive pay policies of the country's large banks, retirement funds and insurers as it seeks to enhance......
09:17, 2019-07-23

Danske Bank reported to police for overcharging customers: regulator Denmark's financial watchdog said on Friday it had reported Danske Bank to the police for overcharging customers, the latest blow to the lender as it tries to restore trust after involvement in a maj...
17:00, 2019-08-30

Ford takes regulator for a spin in bid to save connected cars Ford and other carmakers such as BMW and Toyota don’t want to lose the rights they gained in 1999 from the FCC for a system designed to link cars, roadside beacons and traffic lights into a seamless w...
20:34, 2019-06-18

India's Regulator Asks Fliers Not to Carry These Apple Laptops Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the regulatory authority of civil aviation in India, has asked the air passengers in the country to stop carrying select models of 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro....
00:34, 2019-08-27

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reporte...
01:17, 2019-06-03

Mexican oil regulator cancels Oct auctions to pick Pemex partners Mexico's oil regulator announced on Thursday the cancellation of auctions set for October to pick joint-venture partners for national oil company Pemex in seven onshore areas....
02:34, 2019-06-14

Fannie & Freddie regulator on next steps in mortgage market reform CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the administration's next steps in its plan to end the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Fr...
21:34, 2019-09-12

U.S. markets regulator votes to propose new guidelines on shareholder advisers The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday voted to publish new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that vote on their behalf should cast their votes in corpor...
18:17, 2019-08-21

Texas regulator goes after cryptocurrency firm promising 900% returns in 2 weeks Regulators in Texas have filed a cease and desist order against a New York-based cryptocurrency business promising a 900-percent return on investment in just two weeks. Forex and Bitcoin Trader, which...
15:34, 2019-08-09

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans -FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reporte...
01:17, 2019-06-03

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator to...
00:17, 2019-07-18

China securities regulator says trade war impact on markets is controllable The Sino-U.S. trade war is affecting capital markets but the impact is controllable, China's chief securities regulator said on Sunday in an interview with state-run China Central Television....
20:17, 2019-06-02

UK regulator wants crypto-derivatives ban to protect ‘ill-suited’ retail investors The UK‘s Financial Conduct Authority has proposed a ban on cryptocurrency-related investment products to protect retail investors. In an announcement released earlier today, the FCA said that cryptocu...
15:00, 2019-07-03

China's yuan internationalisation should be market-driven, will take time-regulator China's policy of internationalising the use of its yuan currency should be market-driven and cannot be accomplished overnight, the head of its foreign exchange regulator said on Tuesday....
06:51, 2019-07-16

Australia regulator sues Samsung over misleading Galaxy smartphone ads In more than 300 advertisements, Samsung showed its Galaxy phones being used underwater in swimming pools and the sea. However, Australia's competition regulator said consumers damaged their phon...
09:34, 2019-07-04

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursd...
12:00, 2019-06-06

Danish regulator prepares report for police on Danske overcharging Denmark's financial watchdog has prepared a draft report to send to Danish police over Danske Bank's overcharging of customers, a scandal that led to the dismissal of the bank's former interim chief ...
17:51, 2019-08-21

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign...
21:51, 2019-07-02

Enbridge urges Canadian regulator to avoid intervening in pipeline plan Enbridge Inc called on Canada's energy regulator on Wednesday to ignore calls from some of its shippers and avoid intervening in the pipeline company's contentious proposal to revamp contracts on its ...
01:34, 2019-09-12

Regulator Finds Uber Eats's Stiffing of Restaurants Hard to Stomach Uber Technologies will no longer be able to charge restaurants in Australia for delivery mishaps outside their control, after the practice was deemed unfair in a rebuke for tech giants seeking to keep...
13:17, 2019-07-17

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers they would suffer "heavy losses" if they bet again...
06:00, 2019-05-25

New York financial regulator sets up new division to police cryptocurrency businesses The New York State Department of Financial Services has announced the launch of a new division which will absorb the regulator’s current department that oversees cryptocurrency businesses in the state...
13:17, 2019-07-24

UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
16:17, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Mexican oil regulator cancels Oct auctions to pick Pemex partners Mexico's oil regulator announced on Thursday the cancellation of October auctions to pick joint-venture partners in seven onshore areas for state oil company Pemex, which is struggling to reverse more...
06:17, 2019-06-14

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
17:17, 2019-05-22

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots are urging the EU's aviation regulator to conduct an independent and thorough review of the Boeing 737 Max before it flies again. The planes have been grounded since mid-March fol...
17:17, 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping antitrust ruling against it on hold as it pursues an ...
02:51, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulator considers boosting investor options to private offerings The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is considering boosting the number of options in private stock sales by broadening access to more potential investors and revamping the c...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Former head of Australia's Sirtex pleads guilty to insider trading - regulator The former head of Australian liver-cancer treatment firm Sirtex Medical Ltd has pleaded guilty to insider trading, Australia's corporate regulator said on Wednesday....
05:51, 2019-07-03

Strides Pharma Science Shares Plunge After US Regulator's Warning Letter US FDA had inspected Strides Pharma's drug manufacturing facility in Puducherry from January 28 to February 5, 2019 and said that the company was caught trying to dispose quality-control records....
08:00, 2019-07-17

Salmonella Bacteria Found In MDH Sambar Masala Sold In US: Food Regulator After the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) detected the salmonella bacteria in the MDH brand 'sambar masala', the company is withdrawing at least three lots of the product from the shelves....
17:00, 2019-09-11

UPDATE 2-Canada's energy regulator to consider delay to Enbridge pipeline plan Canada's energy regulator on Tuesday responded to shipper complaints about Enbridge Inc's plan to switch to fixed contracts on its Mainline pipeline network by announcing a fast-track process to gathe...
02:34, 2019-08-28

U.S. mine regulator says no rush on silica limits, despite black lung worries The head of the U.S. federal agency in charge of mine safety said on Thursday he has no plans to fast-track new limits for coal miner exposure to silica dust because he believes exposure rates are alr...
00:34, 2019-06-21

Dutch regulator sees potential privacy breach in Microsoft Windows Microsoft is remotely collecting data from users of Windows Home and Windows Pro, in a potential breach of privacy rules, the Dutch Data Protection Agency (DPA) said on Tuesday....
16:00, 2019-08-27

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after U.S. regulator's order Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the U.S. aviation regulator barred its carriers fro...
11:51, 2019-06-21

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies tha...
03:34, 2019-05-24

U.S. regulator pauses review of Enbridge, Oiltanking crude export project U.S. regulators this week temporarily suspended their review of pipeline operator Enbridge Inc's proposed crude export facility off the U.S. Gulf Coast, a government filing showed....
20:34, 2019-06-28

German regulator backs push to cut red tape for wind power constructions Germany's energy regulator supports an overhaul of legal procedures and red tape by the economy ministry to reverse a sharp fall in wind turbine constructions that threatens to throw the country's ene...
20:00, 2019-09-12

Transat warns of ‘abusive’ bid by Group Mach, files complaint with regulator Transat A.T. Inc. is warning shareholders against an "abusive, coercive, misleading'' move by Montreal real estate developer Group Mach to block the tour operator's sale to Air Canada....
00:00, 2019-08-07

Australia regulator accused of harming competition in Vodafone, TPG telco decision Australia's antitrust regulator has hurt competition, not helped it, by blocking a A$15 billion ($10 billion) merger between the third- and fourth-largest telecoms providers, a lawyer for one of the c...
07:34, 2019-09-10

Brazil's Petrobras strikes deal with regulator to sell natgas assets -TV Brazilian state-owned oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has reached an agreement with anti-trust regulator Cade to sell off a series of natural gas transportation and distribution assets, the GloboNews ...
04:17, 2019-07-09

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban Surgical mesh implants could be used again in England if certain conditions are met. But campaigners have expressed concerns about the new guidelines...
19:17, 2019-05-21

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental im...
05:00, 2019-08-13

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until September as the U.S. Treasury juggles several other pr...
02:00, 2019-07-18

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency resolution process...
13:51, 2019-06-30

New York state regulator leads probe into payroll advance industry The payroll advance industry is under investigation by New York's financial regulator and other states over whether its companies are charging usurious interest rates and engaging in potential violati...
03:00, 2019-08-07

Record low rates deliver competitive advantages to Australia's biggest banks: regulator Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said record-low interest rates are likely to benefit the country's "Big Four" lenders over their smaller counterparts due to their better capital position and ac...
08:00, 2019-09-13

REFILE-UPDATE 4-UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo deal Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's deal with online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
19:51, 2019-07-05

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with kno...
03:34, 2019-06-12

Papua New Guinea may close Chinese-owned nickel plant after spill: regulator A nickel processing plant owned by Metallurgical Corp of China (MCC) that spilled mine waste into Papua New Guinea's Basamuk Bay faces compensation claims and possibly closure, the head of the country...
09:34, 2019-08-29

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, putting him at odds with the Trump administration which h...
23:17, 2019-06-12

U.S. regulator accuses head of defunct British bitcoin company of $147 million fraud A U.S. commodities regulator has filed a lawsuit accusing a defunct British cryptocurrency company and its former principal of fraudulently misappropriating at least 22,858,322 bitcoin worth $147 mill...
21:00, 2019-06-18

Australian regulator threatens action on banks over past consumer insurance sales Australia's corporate regulator threatened on Thursday to prosecute some of the country's largest banks over their sales earlier this decade of consumer insurance products that it said had harmed cust...
07:51, 2019-07-11

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending.....
04:17, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Brazil regulator blocks sale of wind complex by Renova to AES Tietê Brazil's power sector regulator ANEEL rejected on Tuesday the proposed transfer of wind power complex Alto Sertao III from Renova Energia SA to AES Tietê, a 1.34-billion real ($346.73 million) deal cl...
23:51, 2019-06-04

Climate Change Poses Major Risks to Financial Markets, Regulator Warns The regulator, who sits on a powerful government panel that oversees major financial markets, likened global warming risks to the 2008 mortgage crisis....
02:00, 2019-06-12

Air Canada files challenge with federal regulator over Onex deal to acquire WestJet Air Canada is challenging WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s $3.5-billion acquisition by Onex Corp., arguing in a filing to the country's transportation regulator the deal breaches federal rules that limit forei...
06:51, 2019-09-04

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator pauses review of Enbridge, Oiltanking crude export project U.S. regulators this week temporarily suspended their review of pipeline operator Enbridge Inc's proposed crude export facility off the U.S. Gulf Coast, a government filing showed....
00:34, 2019-06-29

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras strikes deal with regulator to sell natgas assets Brazilian state-owned oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has reached an agreement with anti-trust regulator Cade to sell off a series of natural gas transportation and distribution assets, the company sa...
04:17, 2019-07-09

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
00:34, 2019-06-14

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,’ which restricts risky bank moves A US banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the “Volcker Rule,” which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by banks. Joseph Otting, the comptroller of the curren...
17:51, 2019-08-20

Report: Cryptocurrency businesses must register with Czech regulator or face $560K fine Cryptocurrency companies operating in the Czech Republic will reportedly be subject to greater control by the government, a local newspaper says. According to Hospodářské Noviny, the country’s adoptio...
21:34, 2019-08-08

Regulator Weighs Disclosing Names of Utilities That Violate Grid Security Rules The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is weighing whether to disclose the names of electric utilities that violate rules designed to protect the nation’s grid against cyber and physical attacks....
22:51, 2019-09-06

Suncor and Shell urge Canadian regulator to review contentious Enbridge pipeline plan Two major oil companies have asked Canada's energy regulator to urgently review Enbridge Inc's proposal to switch to fixed contracts on its Mainline pipeline system, arguing the changes would be an ab...
21:00, 2019-08-26

UPDATE 1-Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
02:34, 2019-06-14

Ford transmissions under federal review by NHTSA: Regulator assessing faulty Focus, Fiesta Congressional leaders urged the review after a Detroit Free Press investigation found Ford sold the vehicles knowing their transmissions were faulty.       ...
02:17, 2019-07-25

U.S.-Japan Corn Deal Has Just One Flaw: Japan Doesn't Need the Corn With U.S. corn farmers hammered by the trade war with China, President Trump has said Japan will buy enough to pick up the slack. But not everyone in Japan has gotten the memo....
13:34, 2019-09-08

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledg...
01:34, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Suncor and Shell urge Canadian regulator to review contentious Enbridge pipeline plan Two major oil companies have asked Canada's energy regulator to urgently review Enbridge Inc's proposal to switch to fixed contracts on its Mainline pipeline system, arguing the changes would be an ab...
03:00, 2019-08-27

Clean Energy Regulator, WA Mines Department, and Vet Surgeons Board trying to access metadata: Comms Alliance The Communications Alliance has listed 27 other agencies that have tried to access metadata following the introduction of Australia's data retention regime....
08:17, 2019-07-17

Blame FDR for our healthcare disaster Left, Right, and in between, everyone can agree that our employer-provided health insurance industry is failing. Even if the overwhelming majority of Americans wish to keep their private health insura...
06:34, 2019-07-06

How to prepare for a natural disaster From earthquakes in California to hurricanes in the Atlantic, natural disasters can create life-threatening situations. These disasters vary somewhat in the ways you prepare. For example, you wouldn't...
04:17, 2019-07-13

TEKNET: Disaster scams Hurricane season officially started June 1, while much of the midwest is still recovering from tornadoes and flooding, Americans always step up when disaster strikes and scammers are always trying to ...
08:00, 2019-06-11

Americans consider this a vacation disaster What do Americans consider vacation disasters? A new study from Roku finds that internet is pretty important. Keri Lumm reports.       ...
21:34, 2019-08-14

World Cup: How US can avenge its last disaster to win it all The U.S. rolled through the last Women’s World Cup as one of the greatest teams of all time. But they crashed out of their last major tourney — the 2016 Olympics — with the worst showing in their hist...
01:34, 2019-06-09

House Will Not Act on Disaster Relief Until Next Week Representative John Rose, Republican of Tennessee, used the power of a single lawmaker to object to final passage of a disaster relief package by unanimous consent....
00:34, 2019-05-31

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self...
10:17, 2019-06-02

Even Harry Reid knows ‘Medicare for all’ is a disaster Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, recently made headlines for criticizing the "Medicare for all" proposal popular among Democratic presidential candidates. In an interview with Vice,...
07:00, 2019-08-30

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
04:17, 2019-05-29

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline — with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
01:51, 2019-07-12

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help The Islamic Defenders Front, known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution, has over the past 15 years repurposed its militia into a force that’s as adept at searchi...
09:17, 2019-06-11

Nets now risk becoming the next New York disaster There has been so much celebration in and around Brooklyn since late Sunday afternoon you would have thought the Dodgers had announced they would be coming back home and a new-age Ebbetts Field was un...
06:34, 2019-07-02

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
23:17, 2019-07-05

| Honduras probes fishing disaster after 27 die Honduran authorities said they are investigating the causes of an accident in which at least 27 people died after their fishing boat sank off the Caribbean coast....
13:34, 2019-07-05

Feminism Disaster: This Gorilla At The Zoo Clearly Has, Like, Six Wives If you’re looking for an inspiring story about strong, independent females sticking it to the patriarchy, be prepared to be majorly let down: This gorilla at the zoo clearly has, like, six wives....
21:00, 2019-07-22

How you can help Hurricane Dorian disaster relief The UN has said 70,000 have been made homeless in the Bahamas – here’s how to helpThe devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has left dozens of people confirmed dead, and potentially th...
06:00, 2019-09-09

Hurricane Dorian: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline – with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
23:34, 2019-08-28

Medicaid Work Requirements Are a Disaster by Design The Medicaid work requirements that states have implemented since the Trump administration allowed them to are premised on a lie. Advocates claim the requirements are intended to motivate people to wo...
08:34, 2019-07-11

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the surv...
01:34, 2019-06-20

EU businesses warn no-deal Brexit would be disaster Britain's exit from the European Union without a divorce agreement would be a disaster and must be ruled out, Europe's biggest business organization said on Monday, as EU officials warn this worst-cas...
03:51, 2019-09-16

F3 Spa: Daruvala takes pole at Spa for Prema, ART has a disaster Prema Racing's Jehan Daruvala became the sixth polesitter in as many rounds of the 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship in a frenetic qualifying session at Spa...
20:34, 2019-08-30

Why Samsung’s virus scans for smart TVs are a UX disaster Samsung was lambasted and mocked in the press and on social media yesterday, after the company tweeted a reminder to owners of its smart TVs to periodically run virus scans on their panels – along wit...
14:00, 2019-06-18

UN aid chief says ‘humanitarian disaster’ unfolding in Idlib The U.N. humanitarian chief declared Tuesday that “a humanitarian disaster” is unfolding in Syria’s last rebel-held territory where Bashar Assad’s forces have launched an offensive, ending a cease-fir...
03:34, 2019-06-19

Use Of Force Against Iran Would Be "Disaster", Says Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said any use of force by the US against Iran would lead to disaster as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran....
22:00, 2019-06-20

Drunk yoga: fun night out or workout disaster? Yoga isn’t really my jam. My experience is limited to two Groupons’ worth of Bikram (too hot, too smelly), a weekly vinyasa flow during marathon training (too boring), and a couple of hip-hop yo...
04:17, 2019-07-09

Being Drunk and Helmet-less Is a Recipe for E-Scooter Disaster The e-scooter craze has been convenient for some, annoying to others, and painful or even deadly to an unlucky few. A new study out Thursday seems to highlight some of the (perhaps obvious) common fac...
03:00, 2019-08-30

Hurricane Dorian: What does insurance cover after a disaster? How well will your homeowners or renters insurance hold up after a storm like Hurricane Dorian? The answer largely depends on the storm itself.       ...
01:34, 2019-08-30

Ingraham: California a 'Democrat-induced disaster' Fox News' Laura Ingraham spoke directly to California Governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday criticizing his response to the homeless crisis after his state gave illegal immigrants Medicaid benefits....
10:34, 2019-07-11

Third House conservative blocks $19B disaster aid measure For the third time in a week, House conservatives blocked a $19.1 billion disaster aid package, chastising lawmakers for attempting to pass a major spending bill with a quick voice vote and without de...
11:51, 2019-05-31

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by dev...
13:34, 2019-05-29

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco....
16:00, 2019-05-22

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
05:17, 2019-06-04

De Blasio’s town hall was a ratings disaster for CNN Mayor Bill de Blasio made CNN’s ratings plummet almost as low as his poll numbers with his town hall event Sunday night. Just 376,000 viewers nationwide tuned in to see Hizzoner for the 7 p.m. event, ...
16:34, 2019-08-27

De Blasio’s town hall a ratings disaster for CNN Mayor de Blasio made CNN’s ratings plummet almost as low as his poll numbers with his town-hall event Sunday night. Just 376,000 viewers nationwide tuned in to see Hizzoner for the 7 p.m. event, accor...
08:00, 2019-08-27

Putin says U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster and said even Washington's allies did not support such a course of action....
15:17, 2019-06-06

Lyft outlines its disaster response strategy Lyft just illustrated how it will respond in the middle of a crisis. The company has introduced a Disaster Relief Access Program that promises support for people in affected areas. In situations whe...
03:51, 2019-07-04

How a Biotech Disaster Could End the World (And Other Things to Worry About) We talked to Josh Clark about his new podcast, The End of The World with Josh Clark, and asked him all about existential risks, and why we should care....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Returning to Lac Mégantic, a Scene of Great Disaster As part of a series following up on disasters, The Times returned to Lac Mégantic, Quebec, where a train derailment killed 47 and recovery remains slow....
23:51, 2019-07-19

Artifacts from 1986 Challenger disaster up for auction Artifacts from the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster are up for auction, including remains of the spacecraft that were given to the family of mission commander Dick Scobee following the tragic ac...
22:34, 2019-08-26

Senate passes massive disaster aid package The Senate passed a long-awaited bipartisan disaster aid package on Thursday after reaching a last-minute deal with President Donald Trump. In a 85-8 vote, the Senate approved a multi-billion dollar d...
00:00, 2019-05-24

Elon Musk's New York Gigafactory Has Been A Disaster Elon Musk has overpromised and underdelivered, again, Ford is gearing up for the new Explorer, and Nissan is still dealing with executive turnover. All that and more await you in The Morning Shift for...
01:34, 2019-08-27

Disaster deal very much in doubt as recess looms Any hope of a long-awaited deal on disaster funding began to slip away Wednesday evening as talks stalled just before both chambers plan to leave for the Memorial Day recess.Congressional negotiators ...
07:17, 2019-05-23

TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm's chie...
21:17, 2019-08-19

YOUR MONEY: Renovating after a natural disaster? Planning is key For the Parkers of Houston, Texas, there will be no summer vacation this year because they are still paying off the dent in their finances left by 2017's Hurricane Harvey....
22:51, 2019-06-05

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House ...
02:17, 2019-05-31

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becoming the second House Republican to block final pas...
02:51, 2019-05-29

The Terrifying Reasons We're Confronting the Chernobyl Disaster Right Now Thirty-three years after the nuclear catastrophe that defined its name, Chernobyl has surged back into the popular consciousness. HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, which dramatized the disaster and the Sovi...
04:34, 2019-06-05

Sainz's British GP qualifying lap "snowballed into a disaster" McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr says his qualifying effort for the British Grand Prix "snowballed into a disaster" as he was consigned to 13th on the grid...
19:51, 2019-07-13

Rep. Roy’s move to hold up disaster aid in line with a protege of Ted Cruz Chip Roy’s decision is reminiscent of the early days of Cruz, who was willing to be disruptive to carry out the role of principled conservative in Congress....
03:34, 2019-05-26

Space-age Soviet saucer's role in Chernobyl disaster It's one of the more bizarre relics of the Soviet era -- an abandoned Space Age saucer. But Kiev's Bus Garage Number 7 was once considered the most innovative structure of its kind and played a crucia...
11:51, 2019-08-05

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats....
07:51, 2019-06-04

Fredo Jr. Headlined a Rally in Kentucky and It Was a Total Disaster Donald Trump Jr. headlined a rally in Kentucky and he could’ve given the exact same speech in his bathroom and it would’ve been better attended. The rally on Thursday afternoon for Kentucky Gov. Matt ...
04:34, 2019-08-31

Nets’ Kevin Durant slip up is recipe for disaster The men who run the Nets have been on quite a streak the past few years, culminating in the game-changing (and, they hope, franchise-altering) recruitment of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to Brooklyn,...
09:51, 2019-07-11

Fire extinguished at London building near Grenfell disaster London's fire brigade said on Friday they had put out a fire on the balcony of the 12th floor of a building in West London near Grenfell Tower, where a blaze killed 71 people in 2017....
16:51, 2019-08-23

Iris Murdoch at 100: ‘Her books are full of passion and disaster’ Love, sadness, fear, lust, power ... Murdoch’s strange, radical novels seethe with emotion. On her centenary, they are inspiring a new generation of authorsDo Iris Murdoch’s novels still matter to peo...
14:00, 2019-07-13

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Br...
01:51, 2019-05-23

How the oil industry and Russia trivialize the Druzhba pipeline disaster The Russian government and European oil refineries have reported only sparsely and misleadingly about a big pipeline disaster that has sent customers scrambling for alternative supplies and led to ref...
17:51, 2019-06-03

The 737 MAX Grounding Is Such A Disaster That Airlines Are Leasing 30-Year-Old 737-200s With hundreds of 737 MAX planes still on the ground following two fatal crashes, airlines are frantically trying to lease available 737s to fill gaps left by the MAX. They’re so desperate that they’re...
18:00, 2019-08-11

Two French Families Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Disaster Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday....
07:01, 2019-05-22

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
05:34, 2019-06-04

France to declare natural disaster after storms rip through crops ‘Orchard of France’ is badly hit by extreme weather that has killed two peopleFrance will declare a state of natural disaster after rain and hail storms lashed a swathe of the south-east on Saturday, ...
19:17, 2019-06-16

| 20 bodies recovered after California dive boat disaster Search operations for survivors of a scuba diving boat disaster off the California coast has been suspended after divers recovered 20 bodies and spotted another four to six trapped in underwater wreck...
22:51, 2019-09-03

The Latest: Trump declares major disaster in Oklahoma LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): 12 p.m. President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster in three Oklahoma counties that have been devastated by floo...
21:17, 2019-06-02

Only one movie in history has been both an unmitigated disaster and a runaway smash It’s one of the oldest stories in Hollywood. A grand, ambitious movie production descends into chaos. The budget balloons. The script is hastily rewritten. The stars or directors or producers start ac...
17:00, 2019-05-31

Chip Roy inflames GOP colleagues with stand against disaster aid package Conservative freshman Rep. Chip Roy was at the airport heading back to Texas late last week when he heard that House GOP leaders had agreed to a voice vote on a $19 billion funding bill. So he called ...
00:17, 2019-05-31

Disaster for Djokovic as defending champ retires injured "Novak Djokovic\u0027s U.S. Open title defence came unstuck on Sunday when a nagging shoulder injury forced the world number one to retire from his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka, prompting ...
22:17, 2019-09-02

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote....
23:00, 2019-05-30

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
12:34, 2019-06-02

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least ...
03:34, 2019-07-16

HUD Delays Disaster Preparation Money for Puerto Rico The housing department announced that it would distribute funds for disaster prevention efforts to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after first helping nine states....
03:34, 2019-08-03

Jimmy Garoppolo’s preseason debut was a complete disaster The only direction Jimmy Garoppolo can go is up. Making his preseason debut on Monday night against the Broncos, the 49ers quarterback posted a 0.0 passer rating after going 1-for-6 with zero yards an...
19:51, 2019-08-20

The Latest: Gov asks feds to declare fisheries disaster NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on how Midwest flooding affects seafood (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Louisiana’s governor has asked the federal government to declare a fisheries disaster for the s...
20:51, 2019-06-17

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m [$107m] in collect...
00:17, 2019-07-17

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $19 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Another conservative Republican has once again blocked efforts by House leaders to speed a $19...
21:17, 2019-05-28

Down to his last ball, Tiger avoided disaster and still won the 2000 U.S. Open by 15 He won by 15 shots. It was mind-blowing then. The legend of it has only grown since. But there's a secret about that tournament even Tiger didn't know until months after history was made....
03:51, 2019-06-12

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s...
05:34, 2019-06-08

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill....
18:51, 2019-05-24

Rangers using Kevin Shattenkirk to escape salary-cap disaster In this salary-cap squeeze, Kevin Shattenkirk was the casualty. The Rangers plan to buy out the remaining two years of the 30-year-old’s contract at $6.65 million per season, The Post has learned. In ...
02:17, 2019-08-01

WWE’s Super ShowDown was a disaster and Undertaker-Goldberg was worse WWE ended up greatly insulting WrestleMania by billing Super ShowDown as its equivalent. The pay-per-view show from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is up there with the worst the company has produced. Pushing it...
17:00, 2019-06-08

One brutal sentence captures what a disaster money in America has become Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images One brutal sentence embodies the bleak state of money in America. "The bottom half of Americans combined have a negative net worth," Ben Steverman wrote in a recent Bloomb...
03:17, 2019-05-24

Lone GOP rep blocks disaster aid bill in surprise move A lone Republican congressman single-handedly stalled a $19 billion disaster aid bill that lawmakers had expected to pass before the Memorial Day weekend....
17:51, 2019-05-24

Congress Gives Final Approval to Long-Delayed Disaster Aid An emergency relief package, stymied for months, will finally go to President Trump. It allocates billions of dollars in relief for hurricanes, fires and floods....
02:34, 2019-06-04

Congress finally to send $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
01:00, 2019-06-04

Trump sets limited disaster aid for 8 Mississippi counties JACKSON, Miss. — President Donald Trump is issuing a federal disaster declaration authorizing aid to eight Mississippi counties following storms and flooding in April. The Mississippi Emergency Manage...
12:17, 2019-06-21

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds...
06:00, 2019-05-24

Ford's Dual-Clutch Transmission Continues To Be A Disaster Ford’s dual-clutch transmission, code-named DPS6 and used in its Fiesta and Focus, has been troubled for years. It’s the subject of a potential $4 billion lawsuit. It had Ford secretly telling dealers...
20:00, 2019-08-14

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Republican lawmaker objected to the measure....
00:17, 2019-05-29

Trump campaign on Mueller’s testimony: 'A disaster for Democrats’ The Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) called former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony on Wednesday a “disaster for Democrats.”...
00:00, 2019-07-25

Plastic junk creates island disaster in Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and it may be impossible to save.        ...
18:34, 2019-07-31

How to Rebound After a Disaster: Move, Don’t Rebuild, Research Suggests A paper in the journal Science makes a case that, sometimes, retreating from nature instead of fighting it can open up new opportunities for communities....
21:51, 2019-08-22

Vaping’s other problem: are e-cigarettes creating a recycling disaster? An estimated 55 million adults will be vaping by 2021, creating millions of devices that will be disposed of improperlyVaping has been declared a serious health epidemic, but it could also create a ma...
12:00, 2019-08-27

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, lawmakers from both parties said on Thursday....
21:17, 2019-05-23

The Europa League Final Is Going To Be A Lowly Attended Disaster The Europa League final is the debacle that keeps on giving. After Arsenal confirmed that midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan would not be playing the final in Baku, Azerbaijan due to his Armenian heritage,...
23:51, 2019-05-23

Players’ Weekend disaster shows MLB’s continuing foolishness In the 1934 movie “You’re Telling Me!” W.C. Fields says he “bought a wonderful club in Toronto,” then tells his caddie, “Give me the Canadian Club.” By the time MLB’s “Players’ Weekend” ended, no elix...
06:00, 2019-08-30

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Developing countries must prepare now for profound impact, disaster representative saysClimate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention...
14:00, 2019-07-07

Russia to create its own Chernobyl series that blames CIA for disaster Russian TV is offering its own patriotic take on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster — one that features a heroic effort to thwart an American spy who has infiltrated the doomed nuke plant. The Russian ...
21:00, 2019-06-07

Hurricane Dorian: The tech you need at hand when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline – with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
21:00, 2019-08-29

House at last clears massive disaster aid deal for Trump's signature House Democrats finally managed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure on to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.The 354-58 vote came after Republican ...
04:51, 2019-06-04

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00:17, 2019-06-04

Governments could become indifferent to climate disaster victims, expert warns The indifference of US politicians to the devastation of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria was horrifying, says David Wallace-WellsPuerto Rico’s ongoing struggles to recover from the devastation of Hu...
09:34, 2019-08-12

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, a...
23:51, 2019-05-28

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

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hou...
01:34, 2019-06-16

Trump’s trade wars risk global economic disaster With President Trump threatening large-scale trade wars against multiple trading partners simultaneously, it’s time to explain, in terms of cause and effect, just why trade wars are terrible for the U...
09:34, 2019-08-28

Tornadoes, hurricanes and earthquakes: What does home insurance cover after a disaster? How well will your homeowners or renter’s insurance hold up in a tornado or other natural disaster? The answer largely depends on the storm.        ...
22:51, 2019-05-30

Google Maps update could save your life during a natural disaster Google has announced that its SOS Alerts are being updated to include real-time visual information and a navigation warning system during hurricanes, earthquakes and floods to help users stay safe....
22:17, 2019-06-07

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States including Puerto Rico, sending it to President ...
01:34, 2019-06-04

Watchdog will get an outside review after flawed FEMA disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to improve accountability....
23:17, 2019-06-07

Serena Williams flirts with disaster at French Open — and then she screams PARIS — This was one mistake too far for Serena Williams. Sure, the bad backhand put her behind only 15-30 at the outset of the second set of her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday. What made th...
01:17, 2019-05-28

"Make India Number One In Disaster Management," Says Amit Shah A clear "chain of command" should be in place when multiple stakeholders get on-board to combat disaster and government agencies should ensure that India becomes a top-notch nation for managing such.....
12:51, 2019-06-29

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President...
03:34, 2019-06-04

Tornado outbreaks reminder to make smartphones disaster-ready Tornadoes are raging across the country, leaving destruction in their path. Make your smartphone the best tool in your disaster-preparedness plan.        ...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Mississippi seeks seafood disaster amid spillway complaints JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor is asking that the federal government declare a fisheries disaster as water from a Mississippi River spillway gushes into what’s normally a sal...
22:34, 2019-06-07

Sanders rips Trump over escalating tensions with Iran, says war would be 'disaster' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took aim at President Trump over the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, warning on Memorial Day that a military confrontation between the two cou...
08:51, 2019-05-28

Farmers await details on who's eligible for the $3 billion from disaster aid bill More than $3 billion of the $19.1 billion disaster aid bill now awaiting President Donald Trump's signature is earmarked for American farms -- but it is unclear which farmers will be eligible for the ...
10:00, 2019-06-05

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube in Budapest, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 pe...
13:17, 2019-05-30

Aaron Hicks saves Yankees from rare bullpen disaster They enter the Subway Series coming off a win and tied for first place in the AL East. Yet make no mistake the Yankees are limping and not far away from needing walkers. Hours after losing Domingo Ger...
00:00, 2019-06-10

| Hungary tourist boat disaster death toll reaches 11 Hungarian police have confirmed the discovery of two more South Korean victims of a sightseeing vessel which sank in Budapest last week, raising the toll to eleven tourists killed with 17 still missin...
21:51, 2019-06-04

'I don't see a recession': Trump and advisers reject talk of economic disaster Peter Navarro and Larry Kudlow dispute market indicatorsTariffs are hurting China not US, trade aide insists Donald Trump and his chief trade advisers insisted on Sunday the US is not facing a recessi...
06:51, 2019-08-19

Bury Are The Latest English Club To Flirt With Financial Disaster The last thing any English soccer club wants right now is to be mentioned in the same breath as Bolton Wanderers, but Manchester-area League One side Bury are on a similar road to ruin. On August 8, ...
17:34, 2019-08-16

German firm sets aside millions for Brazil dam disaster costs TÜV Süd had certified the structure shortly before it collapsed in January, leaving 270 dead. Faced with a number of lawsuits, the company has now put a figure on the extent of its potential liability...
20:17, 2019-08-20

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
06:17, 2019-06-16

PM Modi Invites G20 Countries To Join Coalition On Disaster Resilience Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited the G20 countries to join a global coalition on disaster resilience, saying disasters require quick and effective remedial measures as they invariably affect...
10:00, 2019-06-29

Hurricane Dorian: Tips to avoid disaster relief scams PHOENIX – To support those who have endured the tragic and devastating damage of Hurricane Dorian, many Arizonans have begun donating supplies to aid the disaster relief in the Bahamas. However,...
01:17, 2019-09-05

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
18:34, 2019-05-24

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill to help to a number of states and Puerto Ric...
01:01, 2019-05-24

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at least June 3 before it can be signed by President Do...
19:34, 2019-05-24

‘Cockroach robot’ designed to burrow through natural disaster sites One of nature's grossest insects has inspired researchers to create a very tiny robot designed to burrow through natural disaster sites and relay information to rescue workers....
00:17, 2019-08-03

The big disaster of Cannes arrives, and it’s almost 4 mind- and ass-numbing hours of twerking One party animal on screen tells another that “It’s the end of everything,” and I finally lose count of the number of films at this festival that have vocalized the fatalism of our time, the nagging f...
21:51, 2019-05-24

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure, by...
22:34, 2019-05-24

Video: The full scale of Alonso and McLaren's Indy 500 disaster From reliability problems to track time lost because the spare car was the wrong shade of orange, McLaren's Indianapolis 500 project with Fernando Alonso went off the rails fast...
23:51, 2019-05-23

Senate Passes Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
23:51, 2019-05-23

Mets avoid Jeff McNeil disaster as he returns to lineup After bad news on Robinson Cano, the Mets lucked out with Jeff McNeil. McNeil, who left the second game of Monday’s doubleheader with a calf cramp, is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Marl...
00:00, 2019-08-07

When the Levee Breaks: Brazilian Town on Alert for Imminent Disaster Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Br...
12:00, 2019-05-22

Senate OKs $19.1 billion disaster relief bill, sends to House The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds to address a migrant surge at the border that Presid...
23:17, 2019-05-23

Trump says Bolton a 'disaster' on North Korea, 'out of line' on Venezuela U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that John Bolton, dismissed a day earlier as national security adviser, had been a "disaster" on North Korea policy, "out of line" on Venezuela, and did n...
00:00, 2019-09-12

U.S. lawmakers reach $19.1 billion disaster relief deal, no border aid U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, and which includes money for farmers, highways ...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Selfies From Disaster Zone: How TV Series Changed Chernobyl Tourism The hit TV series "Chernobyl" has attracted a new generation of tourists to the nuclear disaster zone but guides say that many are more interested in taking selfies than learning about the accident....
13:17, 2019-09-05

‘Cockroach robot’ designed to burrow at natural disaster sites One of nature's grossest insects has inspired researchers to create a very tiny robot designed to burrow through natural disaster sites and relay information to rescue workers....
05:51, 2019-08-04

Remains of Genoa bridge demolished one year after deadly disaster The two remaining towers of Italy’s Morandi bridge have been destroyed with explosives, but the lethal collapse in 2018 still has not been fully explained...
13:51, 2019-06-28

Vaishno Devi Shrine To Have Its Own Disaster Response Force By Next Year The Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu that attracts lakhs of devotees from across the world every year, will get a dedicated in-house disaster response force by September next year, a senior official....
03:00, 2019-06-24

Threat of budget disaster rises amid discord in both parties Washington is deadlocked ahead of a series of fiscal deadlines, time is growing scarce and it’s only going to get harder to avoid a debacle. Congressional leaders and the Trump administration have so...
21:51, 2019-07-07

France to declare natural disaster after storms in south east France will declare a state of natural disaster after heavy rain and flash hail storms ravaged crops in southeastern France on Saturday, Agriculture Minister Didier Guillaume said on Saturday....
12:51, 2019-06-16

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

2019 British GP preview: the story of Silverstone's surfacing disaster After the woes of 2018, everything is riding on freshly laid asphalt at Silverstone, including this weekend's F1 race Stuart Pringle can still boast a full head of hair, which is always a bonus for a...
02:17, 2019-07-11

Disaster for Mercedes and Hamilton as Verstappen wins chaotic, wet German GP "Mercedes endured a torrid race as Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas both crashed in a chaotic and wet German Grand Prix won by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen."...
19:51, 2019-07-31

The writing on the wall that could spell disaster for Erdoğan in Istanbul election A shock mayoral win in March led the regime to void elections. Polls suggest a new ballot on Sunday may boost the anti-government voteThe graffiti appeared in Istanbul’s Gayrettepe neighbourhood one m...
07:17, 2019-06-23

This High-Tech Solution to Disaster Response May Be Too Good to Be True Major cities are turning to a Silicon Valley start-up to help save lives in an emergency. But some fear its promise has been dangerously exaggerated....
16:00, 2019-08-09

'Blaming Iran won't end disaster' leader says after attacks on two Saudi oil plants Iran's foreign minister on Sunday refuted allegations by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo his nation was involved in drone attacks that knocked out two oil plants in Saudi Arabia and will likely ca...
16:51, 2019-09-15

2 more workers indicted in Missouri duck boat disaster that killed 17 Charges were filed Thursday against two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake in severe weather last summer, killing 17 people, including nine members of the s...
07:34, 2019-06-21

Disaster relief package on fast track after Shelby relents Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby is caving on his demand to add a key parochial provision to a long-stalled disaster aid bill, potentially clearing the way for its passage later this week...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia Disaster Spokesman, Dies at 49 Mr. Sutopo, the disaster agency spokesman known for knocking down rumors with science, had cancer while helping Indonesia through a “year of disasters.”...
11:51, 2019-07-07

Indonesia's much-loved disaster agency chief dies of cancer Sutopo Purwo Nugroho was known throughout the disaster-prone nation for his humour and sense of dutySutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia’s highly regarded disaster agency spokesperson, a man who continued ...
08:17, 2019-07-07

Democrats call Biden ‘unchanging’ and a ‘disaster waiting to happen’ Twenty-two of Joe Biden’s rivals on Saturday tried to make the case that he’s not the best choice for 2020, mostly without mentioning his name. Online, critics were less decorous. Former Alaska Sen. M...
12:17, 2019-06-23

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Davey Martinez's Meltdown Saved Him From Watching Yet Another Nationals Bullpen Disaster The Nationals, sitting at 19–31 on the season and having won just one series since mid-April, very much have the look of a pile of crap. It’s not clear that the organization has accepted this as anyth...
05:17, 2019-05-24

Congress Reaches Deal on Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
20:51, 2019-05-23

Your brain might be taking tiny naps throughout the day, and it can lead to disaster if left unchecked StarsStudio/Getty Images Microsleep involves brief, intermittent moments of sleep throughout the day, sometimes without you noticing it. You can have episodes of microsleep when you're feeling drowsy...
23:51, 2019-06-21

Trump administration taps disaster, cyber funds to cover immigration The Trump administration is shifting $271 million earmarked for disaster aid and cyber security to pay for immigration-related facilities, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a leading congre...
07:34, 2019-08-28

Joe Scarborough lambastes 2nd Dem debate: A 'disaster' for Democrats, Biden's performance 'disturbing' “Morning Joe” co-host Joe Scarborough lamented the second Democratic debates, saying it was a “disaster” for the party as candidates attacked each other rather than President Trump....
16:17, 2019-06-28

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over h...
02:51, 2019-05-25

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in the spotlight as the United Nations Emergency Relief...
01:34, 2019-06-19

The Command sucks all of the dramatic oxygen out of a real-life submarine disaster Some real-life disasters are more easily dramatized than others. From the moment that it sank, the RMS Titanic inspired motion-picture treatments: The first of them, a now-lost short called “Saved Fro...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Kin raises $47 million to broker homeowner insurance in disaster-prone areas Insurance tech startup Kin recently secured $47 million to broker homeowner insurance in disaster-prone areas of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Texas.Read More...
16:34, 2019-08-27

Homeowners insurance: Review your policy and document belongings for when disaster strikes Disaster can strike at anytime. Have your home prepared by knowing your homeowner's insurance policy, avoiding small claims and calling your agent.       ...
22:00, 2019-08-13

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

Johnson and Trump's close ties risk disaster for planet, says Corbyn Labour leader speaks after meeting Blackpool protesters and calling for fracking banBoris Johnson’s close relationship with Donald Trump could be dangerous for the environment with both leaders puttin...
18:00, 2019-07-31

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disaster aid funding to parts of the United States hit...
06:51, 2019-05-29

AOC mocks Trump over tweet calling Electoral College a 'disaster': 'I agree!' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., found some common ground with President Trump on Tuesday after she came across an old tweet where he referred to the Electoral College as a "disaster."...
16:00, 2019-08-28

The British Steel scandal is a corporate disaster entirely made in the UK | Prem Sikka The government must stop appeasing the financial industry and start scrutinising corporations and their shareholdersThe collapse of British Steel Limited, with the potential loss of at least 5,000 job...
15:17, 2019-05-24

President Trump signs long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill President Trump on Thursday signed a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill to help areas devastated by storms and flooding, overcoming months of infighting and a feud between the commander-in-c...
23:17, 2019-06-06

Brazil Mining Giant Vale to Pay $107 Million to Compensate Workers for Dam Disaster The announcement follows a court ruling last week that the company was financially liable for the January disaster that killed at least 247 people, when a wave of toxic waste breached a dam....
02:34, 2019-07-16

John Bolton "Disaster" On North Korea, "Out Of Line" On Venezuela: Trump US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that John Bolton, dismissed a day earlier as national security adviser, had been a "disaster" on North Korea policy, "out of line" on Venezuela, and did not...
07:00, 2019-09-12

Yankees avoid Domingo German disaster amid ‘awkward landing’ OAKLAND, Calif. — When Yankees manager Aaron Boone and trainer Steve Donohue went to the Oakland Coliseum mound during the fifth inning Tuesday night after staff ace Domingo German slipped to the dirt...
10:51, 2019-08-22

The Alaska Governor’s Proposed Budget Cuts Would Be a Disaster for US Climate Research It’s not just the Alaskan landscape that’s on fire right now. The university system could also go up in smoke if the Governor Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget cuts go through. That includes crucial res...
03:17, 2019-07-03

BioLite launches disaster preparedness kits in time for hurricane season Even though Hurricane Dorian has slowed down, the storm has left behind plenty of damage in its wake. Given that hurricane season lasts until November, it's a wise idea to stock up in the event o...
12:51, 2019-09-04

The Kitchen review – star cast can't save undercooked DC Comics disaster Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss struggle to rise above a cartoonish and shoddily constructed crime drama The Kitchen, a late summer, female-led adaptation of a little-known DC com...
15:34, 2019-08-08

These health-tech veterans want to avert the next Theranos disaster with 'medical diligence' Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord are hoping to bridge the gap between technology and medicine, and help investors vet start-ups for potential red flags....
16:34, 2019-08-11

After Samsung's Galaxy Fold Disaster, Huawei Is Delaying Its Foldable Phone, Too The Samsung Galaxy Fold was originally supposed to go on sale April 26, but after some early struggles and concerns about durability, Samsung postponed the Galaxy Fold’s launch in an attempt to fix th...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute wit...
20:34, 2019-05-21

Why The Situation's Wedding Day Had the Jersey Shore Cast Predicting a ''S--t Show Disaster'' The Sitch is hitched! Tonight's 2-hour Jersey Shore Family Vacation special brought fans along for Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Lauren Pesce highly-anticipated wedding......
07:00, 2019-08-09

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected signature, overcoming months of infighting, m...
06:51, 2019-06-04

'30 seconds': Deadly USS McCain collision could have been avoided just half a minute before disaster A damning report by the National Safety Transportation Board has detailed the agonizing three minutes before the USS John S. McCain collided with a slow-moving tanker it was overtaking off Singapore, ...
18:00, 2019-08-10

From Chernobyl to concentration camps: why the morbid fascination with places of death and disaster? Dark tourism taps into a mix of morbid curiosity, voyeurism and pilgrimage. But is it ethical?In early 2016, I went on a Soviet Europe tour run by a company that specialises in “destinations your moth...
22:34, 2019-07-02

Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia coast rises to 58 The death toll from a ship packed with African migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week has risen to 58 after Tunisia recovered 38 bodies on Thursday, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
22:34, 2019-07-11

Brazil to extend probe into Vale dam disaster into early 2020: official Brazil's mining secretary said on Friday he expects the sector's main regulator to extend its investigation until January 2020 into the causes of the Vale SA mining dam collapse that killed at least 2...
04:51, 2019-07-20

The comeback state of 2019: Kansas economy rebounds from tax-cutting disaster Kansas is running a budget surplus this year, and it is a big deal for the state, which saw revenue vanish in a disastrous tax-cutting experiment by former Gov. Sam Brownback. Kansas made the biggest ...
18:17, 2019-07-10

BTCC Knockhill: Jordan takes wins as Turkington suffers disaster Andrew Jordan's race two victory in the British Touring Car Championship at Knockhill has slashed team-mate Colin Turkington's points lead to just four after a disaster for the sister car...
18:51, 2019-09-15

Fire breaks out on 12th floor of London building near Grenfell disaster London's fire brigade said they are dealing with a fire on the balcony of the 12th floor of a building in West London and have dispatched ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters....
14:51, 2019-08-23

Senior trip to Dominican Republic descends into disaster after group falls ill A group of Oklahoma teens’ senior trip to the Dominican Republic was ruined when they fell sick with a mysterious illness. The recent Deer Creek High School graduates flew on June 8 to the embat...
03:17, 2019-06-18

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show respect at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Ukraine that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of...
23:34, 2019-06-12

1,000km relay to honor 2011 disaster victims ends in Tokyo A 1000 kilometer, two-week relay which started in Northern Japan to raise awareness for the 2011 earthquake and tsunami ended in Tokyo on Wednesday in swelteringly conditions....
13:00, 2019-08-07

$19 billion disaster bill once again blocked in House by a lone Republican lawmaker The House failed for the third time to approve a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after another GOP congressman dissented – delaying the passage of the bill until next week....
23:34, 2019-05-30

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
01:51, 2019-05-31

After election disaster, Britain's main parties to offer Brexit clarity Britain's two main parties promised on Monday to work to resolve the deadlock over Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage at European e...
14:17, 2019-05-27

Farms, military, day cares: Who waited on disaster aid amid Trump-Congress brawl Survivors of an extraordinary string of disasters throughout the states and territories have hung in limbo for six months as Washington politicians sparred over the specifics of a multibillion-dollar ...
21:51, 2019-06-03

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
05:17, 2019-06-04

Homeland Security moves $155 million from FEMA disaster relief for immigration enforcement The Trump administration plans to shift at least $155 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster relief fund to support its policy of returning some migrants to Mexico....
04:34, 2019-08-28

| WATCH | Tears as Italy marks bridge disaster in shadow of political crisis Relatives and emergency workers wept at a ceremony marking a year since the Genoa motorway bridge collapse that killed 43 people, as Italy grapples with a political crisis sparked by far-right leader ...
18:00, 2019-08-16

Twitch Sues Trolls Who Turned Artifact's Page Into A Porn-Riddled Disaster Late last month, the Twitch game category section dedicated to embattled Valve card game Artifact briefly rocketed back into relevance. That was almost entirely thanks to the concerted efforts of trol...
22:51, 2019-06-17

Trump signs $19 billion disaster relief bill and says Puerto Rico 'should love' him The delayed legislation will send funds to the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico and to states damaged by hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and earthquakes....
20:51, 2019-06-06