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Why Venice floods every year

Venice is nicknamed "The Floating City" because of its annual floods. At times, almost 75% of Venice can be flooded. So why does the Italian city flood every year? Visit INSIDER's ...

Why Venice floods every year

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Record Floods and Trump’s Trade War Are Threatening to Make This Year a ‘Train Wreck’ for Corn Farmers A smartphone could fit in the space between James McCune’s index finger and thumb as the Illinois farmer describes the height of crops stunted by incessant rain and unseasonably cool weather. &l...
21:17, 06/14/2019

Put Off by Venice’s Crowds? Try the Oasis Next Door Should tourism be limited in overcrowded European cities? The author ponders the issue as he explores Treviso, Venice’s quieter neighbor, where canals also flow....
13:34, 06/10/2019

The race to stop the death of Venice Venice is straining under the huge numbers of visitors that flock to see its canals and architecture. The Italian city has plans to restrict them, but will these measures allay fears it will become a ...
11:00, 06/15/2019

Venice Biennale’s Top Prize Goes to Lithuania “Sun & Sea (Marina),” which features opera singers on an artificial beach, was the second successive performance piece to win the Golden Lion for best national participation....
16:51, 05/11/2019

Venice protests against huge cruise ships After a 275-meter cruise ship crashed into a tourist boat, Venice residents have demanded that the giant vessels stay away. The issue of cruise liners sailing Venice's Giudecca Canal has long been a p...
00:51, 06/09/2019

Ghana shakes up art's 'sea of whiteness' with its first Venice pavilion In curving galleries designed by David Adjaye, artists are putting Africa firmly on the biennale mapThe Venice Art Biennale, the world’s most celebrated international art event, has a history that is ...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
17:51, 05/22/2019

Pearls of parenting wisdom, unearthed in Venice I wanted to tell my kids that the things you treasure — pearls, breasts, a marriage — can disappear any time. All that matters is that you keep moving forward....
19:34, 05/24/2019

'The Glastonbury of art': Venice Biennale 2019 – in pictures A hypnotised live dove, a migrant boat, a cow on rails, a Lithuanian beach … the Guardian’s David Levene on how he captured the vast art fair• Mawkish monuments and the beach from hell: our verdict on...
10:00, 05/15/2019

5 injured in Venice in cruise ship collision A towering cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist riverboat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning, injuring five people, officials said. The collision sparked new calls for placing restrictio...
18:34, 06/03/2019

Morning Coffee Results in a $1,000 Fine and Expulsion From Venice Two German tourists set up a travel stove by the Rialto Bridge, one of the city’s main landmarks. The move fell afoul of rules to preserve “decorum” in the city center....
15:17, 07/20/2019

Banksy sets up art display at Venice Biennale, gets kicked out Famously anonymous British artist Banksy may have set up shop unannounced at the Venice Biennale arts exhibition — and was booted from the piazza because he didn’t have a permit. Video was...
08:17, 05/24/2019

Venice must be put on U.N. danger list, ban cruise ships: conservationists Venice should be put on the United Nations' list of endangered cities and cruise ships should be banned from its fragile lagoon to prevent an ecological disaster, Italy's main conservation group said ...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Venezuelan upheaval delays pavilion at Venice Biennale Political chaos leaves country’s artists playing catch-up just days before art event beginsSwitzerland is partying, sequin-clad dancers whirling on a vast screen. Russia is staging an elaborate homage...
02:51, 05/10/2019

Political statement at the German Biennale pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
22:51, 05/09/2019

American among injured in Venice cruise ship crash Shocking video shows tourists toppling from a sightseeing boat after it was rammed by a runaway cruise ship trying to dock in Italy’s Venice canal Sunday — with one of the victims an American. T...
00:51, 06/03/2019

Venice Beach Souvenirs: A Discriminating Shopper's Guide Beachcombing in Venice, Calif., isn’t about the seashells. From a bespoke surfboard to mind-altering matcha, consider these updates of classic keepsakes....
01:00, 07/06/2019

Tourists injured in Venice cruise ship crash A cruise ship lost control before docking in Venice's San Basilio terminal, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. At least four boat passengers sustained minor injuries....
17:00, 06/02/2019

Venice Cruise-Ship Crash Spurs Drive to Ban Them After a towering cruise ship crunched into a Venice pier and a smaller boat on June 2, locals reignited calls for the government to ban the vessels from the heart of the historic city, and the tourism...
14:00, 06/19/2019

A huge migrant shipwreck on show the Venice Biennale "May You Live in Interesting Times" is the title of the international art show featuring works that address a world in turmoil — and that includes a haunting monument to the thousands of migrants who ...
13:17, 05/07/2019

Cruise ship plows into tourist boat in Venice VENICE, Italy (AP) — A towering cruise ship has struck a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy canal in Venice. Italian media report that at least five people have been injured in the crash. The col...
11:34, 06/02/2019

Venice Biennale 2019 review – preaching to the converted There is much to praise from Ghana, India, France, and a stunning international pavilion. Less admirable is a true horror on the Arsenale…The tide is rising. The ice caps are melting. The oceans are a...
15:51, 05/12/2019

A huge migrant shipwreck on show at the Venice Biennale "May You Live in Interesting Times" is the title of the international art show featuring works that address a world in turmoil — and that includes a haunting monument to the thousands of migrants who ...
06:51, 05/08/2019

Cruise Ship Slams Into Dock in Venice, Injuring at Least 4 A colossal cruise ship crashed into a smaller tourist boat and a dock in Venice on Sunday, injuring at least four tourists. Footage of the collision shows an approximately 900-foot-long MSC Opera bla...
19:17, 06/02/2019

The Modern Side of Ancient Venice: A Traveler's Guide For those who think they’ve ‘done’ Venice, think again. As the Venice Biennale—the world’s biggest art fair—kicks off this weekend, we highlight the city’s newer, must-see attractions....
20:34, 05/10/2019

Our pick of Venice Biennale 2019's most scientific artworks Venice’s Biennale is colourful, brash, and full of experiments. But in the end, it’s about the trickiness of learning to live with our digital creations...
19:17, 05/17/2019

Cruise ship collides with tourist boat at Venice dock Cruise ship MSC Opera couldn't stop its momentum at dock on the Giudecca Canal; at least five injured.        ...
14:34, 06/03/2019

Out-of-control cruise ship plows into tourist boat in Venice The MSC Opera, a cruise ship with around 2,150 passengers and 700 crew members, lost control while docking in a canal in Venice, Italy, plowing into a tourist boat Sunday....
02:51, 06/03/2019

Cruise ships are target of Venice protest after canal crash Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon.       ...
03:00, 06/09/2019

My queer lioness: the artist unleashing a gender-bending cat on Venice Turner prize-winner Charlotte Prodger is representing Scotland at the Biennale – with gargling bagpipes and a butch lioness with a beard. She reveals all about her wild attractionIt is entirely charac...
16:17, 05/08/2019

Climate to fake news: Venice Biennale takes on era's big challenges Ralph Rugoff’s exhibition also explores rightwing politics, migration and surveillanceA diorama purporting to show the landscape of Mars, in fact gleaned from images of the driest places on Earth; a v...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Massive Ocean Liner Appears from the Fog and Almost Crashes Into a Venice Dock The Giardini della Biennale is a parkland area of Venice, Italy, that was created by none other than Napoleon Bonaparte, and is known for the Venice Biennale Art Festival and the many cats that prowl ...
22:17, 07/08/2019

The Latest: Minister demands cruise ship ban in Venice canal Top Italian officials have called for cruise ships to be banned from using the Giudecca Canal in Venice after an out-of-control cruise ship rammed both a dock and a river tourist boat in the Italian c...
14:51, 06/02/2019

Watch: Cruise Ship Being Towed Nearly Hits Yacht In Venice A cruise ship narrowly missed a yacht while being towed out of Venice late Sunday, just a month after a collision there renewed the controversy over the giant vessels....
14:17, 07/08/2019

Watch a Massive Cruise Ship Wipe Out a Venice Dock Well, I can go ahead and add “giant cruise ship hauling ass directly toward me while I gaze over the ocean from a dock” to the list of things I need to be unreasonably afraid of. And I’m sure everyone...
18:00, 06/03/2019

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
18:51, 06/16/2019

Venice Beach May Lose a Landmark: A Mark di Suvero Sculpture The 60-foot-tall sculpture, a popular meeting point for nearly two decades, will be dismantled and moved by the end of the year unless Los Angeles finds a way to keep it....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Boat in which hundreds of migrants died displayed at Venice Biennale Haunting wreck of vessel that sank in 2015 will confront visitors to art world’s gatheringAs a huddle of artists and curators watched from the shore, the immense rusted, pitted body of a wrecked ship ...
12:51, 05/07/2019

Mawkish monuments and the beach from hell: our verdict on the Venice Biennale It has dancing monsters, a smoking pigeon and a ship full of migrants that sank. But this year’s haunting, standout show is Lithuania’s beach full of doomed sunbathersA black and white cow travels in ...
19:51, 05/12/2019

Cruise Ship Rams Into Tourist Boat and Dock in Venice, Injuring at Least 4 The huge vessel plowed into a smaller boat on the Giudecca Canal and had people fleeing in panic, reigniting a debate about the dangers of allowing giant ships to pass through the lagoon city....
19:00, 06/02/2019

Out-of-control cruise ship plows into tourist boat, dock in Venice A towering runaway cruise ship rammed into a sightseeing boat on Italy’s Venice canal Sunday morning — just days after a similar crash left 28 feared dead in Hungary. Video shows the luxur...
20:17, 06/02/2019

Calls to restrict cruise ships in Venice follow canal crash MILAN (AP) — Cruise industry officials have long insisted ship accidents wouldn’t happen in Venice’s busy Giudecca Canal. They said guiding tugboats and technology would ensure safety. The...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Cruise ship collides with Venice tourist boat, injuring four people A towering cruise ship collided with a dock and a tourist boat in Venice on Sunday, injuring four people and reigniting calls for large vessels to be banned from the lagoon city....
22:17, 06/02/2019

Wreck of Migrant Ship That Killed Hundreds Will Be Displayed at Venice Biennale The Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel has turned the remains of the vessel in which at least 800 died off the coast of Libya into an art installation....
14:17, 05/06/2019

Cruise ship crashes into tourist boat in Venice, injuring five people Ship strikes dock and tourist river boat on busy canal in Italian city A cruise ship has struck a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy canal in Venice. Italian media report that at least five peopl...
13:51, 06/02/2019

Banksy: Street artist credited with fringe Venice Biennale artwork A video posted on the Instagram account of ever-elusive British artist Banksy documents a new installation showing a controversial huge cruise ship docking in Venice's lagoon. It appears to be the art...
17:51, 05/23/2019

Traveller24.com | WATCH: Giant cruise ship narrowly misses yacht in Venice A giant cruise ship very narrowly missed a yacht while being towed out of Venice late Sunday, just a month after a collision there renewed the controversy over the giant vessels....
21:17, 07/08/2019

‘So beautiful I cried’: Rachel Whiteread, Jeremy Deller and more on the thrill of the Venice Biennale Jeremy Deller unleashed a yacht-throwing colossus and Rachel Whiteread hit the streets with a vacuum cleaner … six leading artists recall representing Britain at the arts extravaganzaAnish Kapoor, rep...
18:51, 05/06/2019

Cruise Ship Loses Control In Venice, Slams Wharf And Tourist Boat A massive cruise ship lost control as it docked in Venice Sunday, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat after suffering an engine failure....
14:17, 06/02/2019

Venice mayor urges Unesco to place city on world heritage blacklist Luigi Brugnaro says he has no faith in Italy’s government to resolve cruise ship problemThe mayor of Venice has urged Unesco to place the city on its world heritage site blacklist as he lambasted Ital...
07:34, 06/21/2019

Venice film festival to open with Kore-eda's The Truth, starring Catherine Deneuve The movie from the award-winning director is described as a ‘poetic reflection on the relationship between mother and daughter’The Truth, the new film from multi-award-winning Japanese director Hiroka...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Cruise ship rams tourist boat in busy Venice canal, four hurt A cruise ship crashed into a Venice dock on Sunday, hitting a moored tourist boat and sending onlookers running for safety in what one witness said resembled a "scene from a disaster movie."...
18:00, 06/02/2019

Save Venice Ball 2019: Socialites, models and royalty hit the fabulous New York gala The brightest and buzziest of the fashion and New York social glitterati descended on the storied Plaza Hotel for the ball that's been dubbed 'the new Met Gala'...
15:34, 05/01/2019

Cruise ship narrowly misses smashing yacht in Venice one month after similar collision The cruise ship Costa Deliziosa was hit by “violent and sudden” gusts of wind in Venice Sunday, bringing it alarmingly close to a yacht.       ...
15:00, 07/09/2019

A huge cruise ship has rammed into a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy canal in Venice VENICE, Italy (AP) — A huge cruise ship has rammed into a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy canal in Venice....
11:34, 06/02/2019

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume totaled 1,136,295 contracts traded, an increase of 1...
12:17, 05/02/2019

Mo. Gov. Parson: Floods happening more often The swollen Mississippi River is straining levees, snarling traffic and forcing people from their homes as it approaches record levels. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson toured flooded areas Monday in the nor...
05:34, 06/04/2019

Defending against floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina Five years ago, flooding in the Vrbas River Basin devastated Bosnia and Herzegovina. As climate change makes such extreme weather ever-more likely, the small country is making sure it's better prepare...
03:51, 05/18/2019

Here's how to escape your car if it floods during a hurricane, AAA says If your vehicle becomes submerged in water during flooding, it's important to know what tools to use and what kind of windows will break.       ...
07:51, 07/16/2019

Floods Swamp U.S. Farm Belt The wettest year on record is piling up costs for the nation’s biggest agricultural companies, stalling farmers’ fieldwork and slowing shipments across the U.S. Farm Belt....
13:34, 05/23/2019

Indonesia floods, landslides kill at least 29 Landslides and floods triggered by torrential rain have killed at least 29 people in Indonesia, the disaster agency said on Monday, with thousands taking shelter in evacuation centers amid fears of di...
09:41, 04/29/2019

Spanish man dies after being swept away by floods One man's body has been found after a river burst its banks during sudden, torrential rain in the northern Spanish region of Navarra on Monday night, the local government said....
13:00, 07/09/2019

As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to Move The United States spends more on helping people rebuild after disasters than preventing problems. Nashville is leading an effort to change that by helping people move out of flood zones....
10:17, 07/06/2019

Floods, landslides kill at least 29, displace 12,000 in Indonesia At least 29 people have died, several are missing and thousands have been displaced due to floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said....
15:17, 04/29/2019

Afghanistan: Floods threaten communities, minaret of Jam After a difficult winter, torrential rain and flooding across six of Afghanistan's 34 provinces have left at least 24 people dead and hundreds homeless. The world's second-tallest minaret is also unde...
02:51, 05/26/2019

Indonesia floods kill at least 19, thousands displaced Indonesia's disaster agency says floods and landslides from torrential rains have killed at least 19 people and displaced thousands in the past few days....
13:00, 04/29/2019

Preparing for Monsoon 2019: Flash floods Flash floods are one of the most common and deadly severe weather events in the United States. Because of Arizona’s wet winter, the National Weather Service (NWS) is expecting a delayed start to the ...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Flash floods prompt rescues in Oklahoma Flooding is an issue in parts of Oklahoma raked by severe storms on Monday. In El Reno and Stillwater, emergency responders were rescuing people from their homes because of high water. (May 21)  ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

Heavy rainfall causes floods in central Serbia BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Torrential rains in the past 24 hours have caused floods in central Serbia that have covered roads and washed into homes, disrupting traffic and damaging bridges. Authorities h...
17:00, 06/03/2019

UN agency says Libya floods kill 4, displace more than 2,500 The U.N. refugee agency says heavy rains have triggered severe flooding in southwestern Libya since late May, killing four people and forcing more than 2,500 to flee their homes....
12:51, 06/07/2019

Heavy rain floods Houston streets The Houston area braced for more serious flooding as heavy rain and hail pelted the nation's fourth largest city for the second time this week, threatening to send some streams over their banks. ...
15:17, 05/10/2019

43 Dead, 24 Missing In Floods, Landslides In Nepal At least 43 people, including 18 women, were killed and 20 others injured in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in various parts of Nepal, the police said....
08:00, 07/14/2019

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report....
08:00, 05/22/2019

Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centers Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction....
13:00, 04/29/2019

Mozambique’s 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centers Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction...
11:51, 04/29/2019

At Least 10 Dead, Thousands Displaced After Severe Indonesian Floods At least 10 people are dead and eight are missing after days of heavy rain-triggered floods and landslides on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, authorities said Sunday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Tornadoes, storms, floods wallop South, central U.S. Severe storms and tornadoes roared across the South on Tuesday while heavy rain threatened flash flooding.        ...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Northeast Braces For More Rain And Floods, 3 Killed In Assam Massive landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall since the past two days have affected thousands of people in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Assam. Four people have died in the......
18:34, 07/10/2019

U.S. corn plantings top expectations despite floods; prices sink U.S. farmers planted more corn than expected despite heavy rains and flooding that market watchers had said kept farmers out of the fields for much of the spring, the U.S. government said on Friday....
20:34, 06/28/2019

Balkans on high alert as floods hit Bosnia, Croatia Overflowing rivers in Bosnia and Croatia have flooded dozens of homes and roads, putting the Balkans on high alert after 2014 floods killed dozens of people died and submerged large areas of the regio...
15:34, 05/14/2019

Global heating will inflict more droughts on Africa as well as floods New UK research predicts extremes of weather will hit food productionGlobal heating could bring many more bouts of severe drought as well as increased flooding to Africa than previously forecast, scie...
13:51, 06/15/2019

Putin travels to Siberia as floods turn deadly The Irkutsk region has been hit by torrential rains, causing Lake Baikal and the Angara River to burst their banks. At least five people have been killed and hundreds injured....
03:00, 06/30/2019

CFMoto India Launch Delayed Due To Mumbai Floods The past few days have seen heavy showers in the city of Mumbai affecting the lives of local residents. The floods also led to a number of events and activities being delayed with the latest one being...
15:00, 07/03/2019

Ex-UN chief concerned over monsoon floods in Rohingya camps Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over risks of monsoon floods threatening the lives of Rohingya refugees in sprawling camps in Bangladesh...
08:51, 07/11/2019

14 Killed, 11 Missing After Dam Breach In Maharashtra Floods Villages Fourteen people were killed and 11 are still missing after heavy rainfall led to a breach in the Tiware Dam in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra on Tuesday night....
13:00, 07/04/2019

After the floods: the struggle for survival in a tiny Mississippi town Residents of Tchula feel abandoned. Now, with the Rev William Barber, it’s ‘time to make noise’When Tchula lake overran its banks, after heavy rains, Walter Coats’s home was one of the first to succum...
10:34, 05/12/2019

12 More Dead In Assam Floods, 1.3 Lakh Still In Relief Camps Flood waters showed signs of receding in Assam on Saturday but the number of deaths climbed to 62 with rain-related incidents claiming 12 more lives in the last 24 hours. Around 44 lakh people in 24.....
21:17, 07/20/2019

Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100 More than four million displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regionsFloods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal a...
04:17, 07/16/2019

The Latest: Mandatory evacuation issued for Missouri floods PETERSBURG, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Officials have issued a mandatory evacuation order for some residents of a central Missouri county wher...
19:51, 05/31/2019

After brutal spring floods, U.S. farmers face big losses DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planting season ended more than a month ago, but much of 39-year-old Greg McGlinch’s 450-acre farm in Darke County, Ohio, is either under water o...
06:17, 07/05/2019

Heavy rain, floods in China force evacuation of nearly 80,000 The heaviest average rainfall to lash a swathe of southern and eastern China in more than half a century brought torrential rain and floods, destroying houses, damaging crops and forcing the evacuatio...
12:17, 07/11/2019

U.S. to allow September 1 grazing on unplantable acres to help farmers after floods The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Thursday announced a new measure to help farmers who were unable to plant corn and soybeans due to widespread flooding across the U.S. Midwest....
08:51, 06/21/2019

| WATCH: Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centres Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, have continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruct...
11:34, 04/29/2019

Cyclone Kenneth Lashes Mozambique, With Floods Feared A day after making landfall in Mozambique, which is still recovering from the effects of Cyclone Idai, Cyclone Kenneth destroyed homes and killed at least one person....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Torrential DC rainstorm floods White House basement Fierce rainstorms swamped the nation’s capital Monday morning, causing massive road and rail delays, knocking out power for thousands — and flooding the White House basement....
21:34, 07/08/2019

| 'My entire world was gone' - floods devastate northern Pakistan Once a small cluster of houses stood along a gentle stream in Pakistani Kashmir. Now only jagged rocks and a few damaged homes remain after torrential rains wreaked havoc on the picturesque mountain v...
13:51, 07/19/2019

Floods Affect 15,000 In Tripura, Mizoram, Train Services Hit Over 15,000 people have shifted to relief camps and other safer places in Tripura and Mizoram due to flooding of low lying areas and villages by rain, officials said on Sunday....
03:00, 07/15/2019

Floods and landslides kill at least 88 people in Nepal and India At least 88 people have died in Nepal and northeastern India, with millions affected after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides over the weekend....
09:51, 07/15/2019

'Move to high ground!': Devastating floods to hit Mozambique People are being told to move to higher ground as flooding rages in northern Mozambique, which has been battered by Cyclone Kenneth over the last three days....
22:00, 04/28/2019

4 dead as killer tornadoes, floods slam Central US A violent storm system blasting through parts of the Midwest was linked to four deaths while fueling almost 60 tornado reports, forecasters said.        ...
22:51, 05/22/2019

In the Midwest, Relentless Floods Dredge Up ‘Shadow’ of 1993 The Great Flood of 1993, one of the worst in American history, left entire towns ravaged. With heavy spring rains and saturated soil, some fear a repeat....
13:00, 06/03/2019

15 Lakh Affected By Assam Floods, At Least 7 Dead: 10 Points The monsoon floods in Assam claimed another life today, taking the number of deaths in the rain-ravaged state to seven. Official sources said that over 15 lakh people have been affected in 25 of......
20:51, 07/13/2019

More storms brewing Thursday after floods, tornadoes hit central USA More severe weather was in the forecast Thursday after severe storms and tornadoes roared across the South on Tuesday and Wednesday.        ...
22:17, 05/02/2019

Midwestern Floods Pit Communities Against One Another as Levees Rise Ever Higher Residents of Grafton, Ill., which has no levee, are being pummeled by flooding from the Mississippi River, again and again. “It’s frightening,” the mayor said....
17:34, 05/07/2019

2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume totaled 1,161,019 contracts.Volume in 2008 rose two ...
09:34, 05/02/2019

Downtown Davenport, Iowa Floods After Temporary Levees Fail Downtown Davenport, Iowa flooded after HESCO barriers in the region failed sometime around 3:30 p.m. local time as the Mississippi River rose to nearly 22 feet, with no injuries reported but authoriti...
06:17, 05/01/2019

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. At least three million people have been displa...
22:17, 07/16/2019

Floods worsen in India's northeast; rare rhinos in danger Floods in northeast India worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleein...
15:17, 07/16/2019

Torrential rain and floods hit Bosnia; Balkan neighbours on alert Torrential rain and floods in some parts of Bosnia forced authorities to declare an emergency on Tuesday, while neighbouring countries were on alert and taking protective measures as downpours continu...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Caught between floods and drought: Farmers in Nicaragua living in uncertainty Across the Central American Dry Corridor, communities are facing increasingly extreme weather. In Nicaragua, the region's poorest country, subsistence farmers like Blanca Landero Betarco face a daily ...
17:51, 06/12/2019

Assam Man, Rescued During Floods, Happy "Most Precious" NRC Paper Is Safe In flood-ravaged rural Assam thousands who are displaced are as worried for their lives and that of their families as they are for their citizenship papers....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Video: Powerful Flash Floods Sweep Cars Into River Flash floods powerful enough to sweep vehicles into a river were captured on camera in China. The incident took place in southwest China's Guizhou province....
19:51, 06/27/2019

Floods threaten communities along rain-swollen Arkansas River Communities are getting hit by flooding along the Arkansas River from downpours upstream that have prompted officials to open dams to protect some cities but inundate others.     ...
19:00, 05/31/2019

97 Dead In Bihar Floods, Sitamarhi District Worst-Hit With 27 Deaths Five more people have died in the Bihar floods, pushing the number of dead up to 97 on Saturday, as over 69 lakh people were affected in 12 districts, the state's disaster management department said....
22:17, 07/20/2019

Floods destroy homes, trap families in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers raced to help people caught in rising floodwaters in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique on Sunday as houses collapsed and heavy rains raised fears of worse to come....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
23:00, 07/14/2019

Floods in 2009 and 2015 were worst in Cumbria for centuries – study Analysis in north-west England linked to evidence of UK’s vulnerability to climate crisis The floods of 2009 and 2015 in north-west England were the worst for more than 550 years, according to groundb...
07:51, 05/22/2019

Flash floods wash away car, driver found dead in Spain Authorities in northern Spain say firefighters have found the body of a driver whose car was swept away by flash flooding caused by intense and sudden downpours...
10:51, 07/09/2019

At least 50 people dead and 1 million affected by floods in south Asia Areas of India, Nepal and Bangladesh submerged by monsoon rain in recent daysDozens of people have died in Nepal and a million have been affected in north-east India following heavy rains that trigger...
18:00, 07/14/2019

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
16:00, 07/14/2019

Australia's Mt Isa zinc railway reopens to freight after February floods A railway that carries zinc from major producers such as Glencore across Australia's outback has reopened to freight trains, the line's owner Queensland Rail said on Monday....
07:17, 04/29/2019

Major grain traders face one-two punch from U.S. floods, trade war Severe U.S. weather likely dented earnings for large grain companies including Archer Daniels Midland Co and Bunge Ltd for a second straight quarter, adding to headwinds from a still-unresolved U.S.-C...
19:34, 07/10/2019

Flash Floods Shut Down Oklahoma Interstate, Prompt Rescues OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A powerful storm system that spawned dozens of tornado sightings is now causing significant flash flooding in parts of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation shut dow...
14:34, 05/21/2019

Armada of barges cleared for Mississippi River shipments after floods The upper Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic on Friday as vessels were cleared to ship through St. Louis harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said, and the situation quickly became a logistics...
16:17, 06/21/2019

Floods renew fear in Bosnia; boy missing after fall in creek A 6-year-old boy who fell into a swollen creek was missing Tuesday after floods hit parts of Bosnia, triggering fears of a repeat of record flooding five years ago that affected about a third of the B...
20:51, 05/14/2019

Floods, landslides leave scores dead across Nepal, India Police in Nepal say flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 43 people in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India...
09:34, 07/14/2019

Rain pummels DC-area, floods White House basement A slow-moving rainstorm has washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region. (July 8)  ...
20:34, 07/08/2019

6 Of Maharashtra Family, On Visit To Oman, Swept Away In Flash Floods Six members of a family from Maharashtra's Beed district have been swept away in flash floods in the Gulf nation of Oman where they had gone on a visit, Mumbai Police said Monday....
23:17, 05/20/2019

It’s Raining Inside the Metro as Flash Floods Rage Across Washington DC Washington, D.C. commuters came back to work after the long weekend with a bang. Powerful storms swept across the nation’s capital, inundating roadways, unleashing flash floods, and creating at least ...
17:17, 07/08/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
04:34, 05/09/2019

After Months of Floods and Tornadoes, Officials Tally Billions in Damage As the swollen Mississippi and Missouri rivers slowly recede, communities across the Midwest are starting to add up the damage and make plans for repairs with the help of federal aid....
20:34, 07/04/2019

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc....
21:17, 07/15/2019

Displaced by floods, Class-A team spending 2 months on road CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — For a minor league team that plays its home games in flood-ravaged Iowa on the swollen banks of the Mississippi River, the season so far has presented some unusual challenges...
23:34, 05/15/2019

Subway stop floods after downpour knocks out wall in Queens Everybody was surfing — surfing M-T-A. Wednesday night’s downpours took out a temporary wall at the Court Square-23rd Street subway stop in Long Island City, flooding the platform and knocking a...
21:34, 07/18/2019

| Mozambique cyclone Kenneth floods north-eastern centres Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, have continued to pound Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction....
06:34, 04/30/2019

Child, pregnant mom found dead in car amid floods in Pennsylvania A Pennsylvania police chief says a pregnant woman and her 8-year-old son have been found dead in a car swept away by floodwaters. Douglass Township Police Chief John Dzurek told news outlets the car w...
10:17, 07/12/2019

Watch: Car Caught In Chhattisgarh Flash Floods Washed Away Within Minutes A car was washed away after it was caught in flash floods in Chhattisgarh on Saturday, as seen in a terrifying video posted by news agency ANI. Water overflowing from a flooded drain swept the car......
16:34, 07/07/2019

Missouri Tornadoes: Heavy Rains, Devastating Floods and ‘Then the Sirens Go’ First came floods across Nebraska and Iowa. Then the Mississippi River rose and rose, threatening towns. And on Wednesday, a series of violent tornadoes tore through the region....
04:17, 05/24/2019

Tigress takes ‘day-long nap’ while seeking refuge from floods in man’s home A man in the flood-ravaged Assam state of India was stunned to find an intruder napping in his home. The purr-patrator? A weary tigress taking shelter from the storm. The big cat is believed to have w...
22:51, 07/19/2019

Financial future of Mississippi Delta uncertain after rampant floods Life as most people know it has come to a slow halt in the Mississippi Delta. More than 500,000 acres of land, according to the Mississippi Levee Board, has been covered by backwater floods that can’t...
01:34, 05/24/2019

Violent weather kills three in Missouri, floods rivers in Oklahoma A relentless barrage of violent weather in the central United States left three people dead on Thursday, local media said, as tornadoes raked across southwest Missouri and devastated the state capital...
22:34, 05/23/2019

Floods follow heavy rain in south-central Nebraska Floodwaters covered large areas of south-central Nebraska on Tuesday after up to nine inches of rain fell in some spots. Parts of highways were closed and dive teams were sent to help people trapped i...
15:17, 07/10/2019

Midwest floods, local rains swell lower Mississippi River NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans office is asking to do something unprecedented: open a historic flood control structure above New Orleans for the second time in one y...
21:17, 05/09/2019

Trains Delayed As Heavy Overnight Rain In Mumbai Floods Tracks Heavy rain in Mumbai for a fourth consecutive day has led to water-logging on railway tracks. Several overnight trains have either been canceled or delayed. At least 100 mm of rainfall was recorded......
08:17, 07/01/2019

Floods force millions to flee homes in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than three million people from their homes across north and northeastern India, officials said on Monday, as the death toll in neighboring Nepal and low-lying Bangladesh rose t...
16:34, 07/15/2019

U.S. Midwest floods to weigh on diesel demand in fall harvest season A disappointing planting season due to massive flooding in the U.S. Midwest this spring is expected to have spillover effects on diesel demand during harvest season, analysts and traders said....
03:51, 07/11/2019

In Hurricane Barry's wake, here are the worst floods in American history 24/7 Wall St. used data compiled by government agencies, including the National Weather Service, and consulted sources to develop this list.       ...
16:51, 07/17/2019

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
04:00, 07/11/2019

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....
11:34, 06/08/2019

Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the centra...
16:17, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central Un...
21:17, 07/11/2019

Iron ore mine floods in northeastern China trapping nine workers: media An accident occurred at a newly launched iron ore mine in China's northeastern province of Heilongjiang on Friday morning, leaving nine people trapped underground, Chinese state media reported....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Mississippi River barge shipping resumes after floods, but rains to return The upper Mississippi River fully reopened to boat and barge traffic this week for the first time since November as shippers scrambled to move a backlog of overdue fertilizer barges to farmers racing ...
19:17, 05/17/2019

China landslide sweeps cars away as floods kill dozens – video A landslide sweeps across a road in China's Fujian province, in the south-east, pushing cars before it. Days of rain have caused havoc, affecting hundreds of thousands of people and submerging vast sw...
11:51, 06/15/2019

5 Children Drown, 24 Others Dead In Bihar Floods Affecting 25 Lakh People The number of deaths in the Bihar floods rose to 24 on Monday, with 25.66 lakh people reeling from the deluge in 12 districts of the state following incessant rains in neighbouring country Nepal,......
20:17, 07/15/2019

Bangladesh prepares to move Rohingya to island at risk of floods and cyclones Foreign minister defends controversial proposal as ‘only solution’ despite misgivings of human rights campaignersThe first Rohingya refugees could be relocated to an island in the next few months unde...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Nepal Floods Death Toll Reaches 67, Rainfall To Continue: Officials The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday....
09:51, 07/16/2019

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring...
14:00, 07/18/2019

Oklahoma reels, Missouri declares state of emergency from storm, floods Dozens of people were rescued from rising floodwaters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms unleashing tornadoes and heavy rain roared through the cent...
23:34, 05/21/2019

Epic floods and trade wars – the US farmers battered by politics and climate The weather is wild, the tariffs are rising, and as frustration ripples through the Iowa corn fields, rural America is ready to confront its 2020 candidatesAaron Heley Lehman listened to the rain tap ...
15:34, 05/30/2019

Assam Woman Delivers Baby On Boat During Floods, Names Him Krishna A 24-year-old woman in flood-hit Assam gave birth to a baby boy in a boat on Monday and named him Krishna after Lord Krishna, who was also born during massive floods, according to the Hindu mythology...
13:17, 07/18/2019

Dozens rescued from Oklahoma floods as storms swamp central U.S.: officials Dozens of people were rescued from rising waters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms generating tornadoes and heavy rain roared through central Unite...
20:34, 05/21/2019

Heavy rain and floods in India's Assam kill at least 10 and displace more than 1 million Heavy monsoon rains in India's northeast Assam state displaced more than a million people from their homes and flash floods killed at least 10 in the past 72 hours, state authorities said on Saturday,...
19:34, 07/13/2019

May mayhem: Tornadoes, storms, floods, snow wreak weather havoc across US May is bringing a wild potpourri of violent weather across a large portion of the nation, with tens of millions of people in the path of the storms.        ...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online...
15:51, 05/21/2019

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trad...
09:34, 05/02/2019

Forcibly evacuated and destroyed: a small Oklahoma town almost washed from the map in historic floods For a week and a half, all 610 residents of Webbers Falls have been forcibly evacuated from their homes poised beside the bulging Arkansas River as historic floods have swept through the once cozy com...
18:51, 06/04/2019

Danube cruise captain in court as floods prevent attempts to reach wreck The captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board, appeared in court in Budapest on Saturday as flood waters pre...
15:17, 06/01/2019

Washington Hit By Heavy Rains, Floods; White House Basement Offices Leak Driving rains flooded parts of Washington, DC, on Monday, shattering a daily record in just an hour, forcing 15 swift-water rescues from stranded cars and causing an undeniable leak in the White......
02:00, 07/09/2019

Rare Rhinos In Kaziranga National Park In Danger As Assam Floods Worsen Floods in Assam worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the......
13:51, 07/16/2019

25 Dead, Lakhs Affected In Bihar Floods; Nitish Kumar Takes Stock Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Tuesday that 25 people have so far been killed in flash floods, that have affected 25.71 lakh people in 16 districts of the state....
13:51, 07/16/2019

Sushil Modi Trolled For Watching "Super 30" Amid Bihar Floods. His Reply A day after being trolled for watching a Hrithik Roshan movie at a time when Bihar is reeling under heavy floods, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi today defended himself by saying that he was.....
19:17, 07/19/2019

People In Assam's River Islands Miss Citizen List Hearings Due To Floods The Assam floods have left the state paralysed, with around three dozen people killed and 54 lakh displaced. People living on islands along the Brahmaputra river are facing another problem....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Barry lost some bite, but these 10 cities could lose billions in housing to floods by 2050 Within three decades more than 386,000 homes in U.S. coastal areas will be at risk of permanent submersion or regular flooding due to climate change, according to a study by real estate website Zillow...
16:51, 07/18/2019

Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.        ...
11:17, 06/06/2019

UK weather forecast: A month's rain falls in hours as floods hit parts of London A month's worth of rainfall was set to fall in just a few hours in parts of the UK today, forecasters said, as flooding hit parts of London amid torrential downpours....
21:34, 06/10/2019

UN chief expresses solidarity with Indonesian authorities after flash floods kill dozens in Papua More than 70 have died and dozens are missing in Indonesia’s eastern province of Papua, which was hit by flash floods and landslides on Sunday, and more than 4,000 have reportedly been displaced....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Google Maps Adds Mumbai Floods Feature To Alert Waterlogged Roads & Road Closures An annual event now, the city of Mumbai finds itself coming to a halt every time the rain gods are a little more generous than usual. The city's crumbling infrastructure can barely handle its......
10:34, 07/03/2019

Davenport, Iowa's 3rd-largest city, floods after temporary barrier fails to hold back Mississippi River Temporary barriers held back the water for weeks, but when the system finally broke Tuesday, a surge of floodwaters cascaded through Davenport.        ...
12:00, 05/01/2019

As Floods Hit North, North East India, Rahul Gandhi Posts Call For Help Over the past days heavy rain has wreaked havoc across the country, with the North East states particularly badly affected. The rains have caused damaged to agricultural fields, flooded villages and.....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Besieged Rohingya Face ‘Crisis Within the Crisis’: Deadly Floods More than 100,000 refugees live in Bangladeshi camps prone to high water and landslides. “Their lives are greatly at risk,” a top U.N. official said....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Instant View: China second quarter GDP rises 6.2% year-on-year, slowest in at least 27 years China's second-quarter economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in at least 27 years, in line with expectations, as demand at home and abroad cooled in the face of a bruising trade war with the Unit...
11:00, 07/15/2019

How to Throw a 25-Year Party: Why Essence Festival Is Your Faves’ Favorite Event of the Year What makes a great party? No, I mean a really great party; the kind people look forward to, year after year. This Fourth of July weekend, we’re going to find out; we’re traveling to New Orleans to joi...
00:17, 06/26/2019

'Horrible scenes:' More rain threatens areas swamped by record floods in central, southern US More unwelcome rain is forecast this week in much of the central and southern U.S., falling upon areas already swamped by record-breaking floods.        ...
18:34, 06/03/2019

'Horrible scenes:' More rain threatens areas swamped by record floods in central, southern USA More unwelcome rain is forecast this week in much of the central and southern USA, falling upon areas already swamped by record-breaking floods.        ...
23:17, 06/03/2019

47-Year-Old Man Is Charged With Giving Drugs To 13-Year-Old, Groping Her And Leaving Her At Hospital (CNN) – A 47-year-old man who brought a 13-year-old to a Massachusetts hospital shortly before she died has been charged with giving the girl drugs, prosecutors said. Carlos Rivera faces two cou...
23:00, 05/26/2019

37-year-old man confesses to inappropriately touching a 4-year-old at Oklahoma McDonald's 37-year-old Joshua Kabatra confessed to inappropriately touching a 4-year-old at an Oklahoma McDonald's, according to Midwest City Police.        ...
04:17, 07/20/2019

Migrant 10-year-old's death in US custody marks sixth case in a year A girl from El Salvador died in 2018 while under US care in a previously unreported caseUS authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities...
06:51, 05/23/2019

U.S. has recorded 704 cases of measles this year, a 25-year-high-health officials The United States recorded 78 new measles cases last week for a total of 704 cases so far this year, the greatest number in a quarter century, federal health officials said on Monday....
17:34, 04/29/2019

Florida teen dies more than a year after 95 percent of her body was engulfed in flames at New Year's Eve bonfire A Florida teen that sustained third degree burns to 95 percent of her body after catching on fire at New Year’s Eve bonfire in 2017 has reportedly died....
04:17, 05/12/2019

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR IN CBOE HISTORY AND FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD VOLUME; CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CBOE history, as a total of 944,471,924 contracts traded, and the fourth consecut...
12:17, 05/02/2019

China June industrial output up 6.3% year-on-year, beats forecasts, retail sales up 9.8% China's industrial output grew 6.3% in June from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, picking up from May's 17-year low and handily beating market expectations....
11:00, 07/15/2019

Rebecca Gayheart describes car accident that left a 9-year-old dead, spending a year 'trying to kill myself' Actress and model Rebecca Gayheart opened up about a tragedy that took place 18 years ago when she inadvertently killed a 9-year-old in a car accident....
21:34, 05/22/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC Experiences Ninth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, July 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that June 2010 trading volume totaled 261,441 contracts, compared to 66,254 contracts during June 2009. June marked the nin...
07:34, 05/02/2019

GM's H1 China vehicle sales down 15% year-on-year at 1.57 million units General Motors Co's January to June vehicle sales in China fell 15%, as the U.S. automaker was hurt by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war and by heightened competition in its key mid-pric...
09:00, 07/05/2019

Last Year’s Underdogs Now Have A Shot At This Year’s Call Of Duty Championship Colt “Havok” McLendon watched the 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship from home. This year, his team could go all the way to the finals....
04:34, 07/20/2019

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energ...
01:17, 06/19/2019

102-year-old French woman suspected of killing 92-year-old neighbor A 102-year-old woman went off her rocker at a French retirement home and killed her 92-year-old neighbor, according to a report. The unidentified centenarian was taken to a psychiatric hospital after ...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. The risk now: floods. Earlier, officials staged an island helicopter rescue.        ...
07:34, 07/14/2019

Who is the 15-year-old who beat 39-year-old Venus Williams at Wimbledon? In her Grand Slam debut, Cori Gauff, 15, upset Venus Williams in the first round at Wimbledon on Monday. Gauff is the tournament's youngest player.       ...
22:00, 07/01/2019

Unlikely Animal Friendship! This 55-Year-Old Man Is Dating A 23-Year-Old Woman Prepare for the most heartwarming thing you’re going to read all day, because an unlikely duo have come together in one of the cutest and most unexpected animal friendships in the natural world: This ...
17:51, 07/19/2019

Medigap changes coming next year for future 65-year-olds If you turn 65 after 2019, you no longer can purchase a policy that covers the deductible for Part B. If you reach that age before Jan. 1, however, you'll still have that option available....
18:00, 06/26/2019

102-year-old woman confesses to murdering her 92-year-old neighbor In a tragic and absolutely bizarre murder case out of France, a woman is now the prime suspect in the murder of her residential care home neighbor. Murders are unfortunately not all that rare around t...
08:00, 05/25/2019

12-year-old boy charged with shooting 10-year-old brother dead A 12-year-old Texas boy was charged with murder for allegedly shooting his 10-year-old brother dead, officials said. The unidentified minor was taken into custody Saturday after cops found his sibling...
07:00, 05/06/2019

One 130-year-old Dow stock is having a record-making year It's been a record-making year for Procter & Gamble. At 26 all-time highs in 2019, that marks its most over the January-to-April period since at least 1972....
22:17, 05/02/2019

Sheriff: 15-year-old boy charged with killing 7-year-old ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff says a 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the death of a 7-year-old family member. Hardin County Sheriff John Ward told The News-Enterprise th...
17:34, 06/21/2019

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME SEVEN PERCENT AHEAD OF 2007; Exchange On Pace For Fourth Consecutive Year Of Record Volume Growth CHICAGO, December 1, 2008- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year to date, 2008 trading volume is seven percent ahead of the same period a year ago.Through the end of November,...
09:34, 05/02/2019

CFE'S AUGUST AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME UP OVER PREVIOUS MONTH; Year-To-Date Volume 20% Ahead Of Year-Ago CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August average daily volume of 4,343 contracts rose three percent over the 4,208 contracts per day during July 20...
09:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE Awarded U.S. Options Exchange of the Year By Futures and Options World For Fourth Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 9, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) was named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the fourth consecutive year at a December 8 awards ceremony during Futu...
20:00, 05/01/2019

TPD searching for missing 92-year-old and his 61-year-old son TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is searching for two missing men. Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating 92-year-old Ismael Ruiz, and his 61-year-old son, David Ruiz. ***MISSIN...
03:17, 05/26/2019

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME 70% AHEAD OF FIRST HALF OF 2007; June Volume Rose 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year-to-date trading volume is 70% ahead of the same time period from a year-ago.Through the end of June, total tradin...
09:34, 05/02/2019

CFE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME ROSE 54% IN MAY; Year-To-Date Trading Volume Is 85% Ahead Of Last Year CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE), today announced that average daily volume during the month of May was 5,679 contracts, a rise of 54% over the 3,682 contracts per day duri...
12:17, 05/02/2019

CBOE Awarded U.S Options Exchange of the Year from Futures and Options World for Third Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 11, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) has been named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the third consecutive year at an awards ceremony during Futures a...
22:34, 05/01/2019

This year's wildfire season in California could be worse than last year's, officials warn As bad as last year's wildfire season was in the western USA, this season's could be even worse, federal forecasters warn.        ...
20:34, 06/17/2019

APRIL IS BUSIEST MONTH EVER AT CFE; Trading Rises 536% Over 2009, Seventh Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases, VIX Futures Sets New Daily and Monthly Records CHICAGO, May 3, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that April 2010 was the busiest trading month ever at the Exchange as a total of 296,541 contracts changed hands. For the ...
07:34, 05/02/2019

CFE'S SEPTEMBER AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME RISES 60% OVER YEAR AGO; Month Was Most Active In 2008, Third Busiest Month Ever at CFE, Year-To-Date Volume 26% Ahead of 2007 CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that an average of 7,115 contracts traded each day during September 2008, a rise of 60 percent over the 4,457 contracts ...
09:34, 05/02/2019

'Nowhere for the water to go': Tornadoes, floods hit central US day after 20 tornadoes A tornado tore through a neighborhood near Tulsa International Airport on Tuesday as a powerful storm triggered flash flooding and washed out roads across parts of Oklahoma.     &...
11:34, 05/22/2019

MAY IS SECOND STRAIGHT MONTH OF ALL-TIME RECORD VOLUME; Eighth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that for the second consecutive month, trading volume at the CFE has reached all-time record levels. The 481,650 contracts...
07:34, 05/02/2019

AUGUST IS MOST ACTIVE TRADING MONTH OF YEAR AT CFE; Average Daily Volume Rose 23% From July, 16% Above Year-Ago, Fourth Consecutive Month-Over-Month Volume Gain Chicago, September 1, 2009 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume in August totaled 92.9 million contracts, marking the Exchange's most active August ever. In Augus...
09:34, 05/02/2019

CFE'S OCTOBER TRADING VOLUME RISES 15% OVER YEAR AGO; Total Volume of 124,289 Contracts, Average Daily Volume of 5,404 Contracts; Year-To-Date Volume Tops One Million Contracts, 25% Ahead Of 2007 CHICAGO, November 3, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that an average of 5,404 contracts traded each day during October 2008, a rise of 15 percent over the 4,700 contracts p...
09:34, 05/02/2019

My Seven-Year-Old's First MMO After playing massively multiplayer online games for over two decades, it’s time to pass the legacy on to my offspring. My seven-year-old son Seamus is playing Adventure Academy, a new educational MMO...
13:34, 05/21/2019

What to expect out of E3 this year USA Today reporter Mike Snider breaks down the biggest releases and newest developments coming out of E3 this year.       ...
19:51, 06/09/2019

These are the stocks that have led the S&P 500's five-year run to 3,000 from 2,000 The S&P 500 jumped above 3,000 for the first time, nearly five years after the index hit 2,000. These are the stocks that powered the historic rally....
22:00, 07/10/2019

The 70-Year Spy Alliance the U.S. Says It May Cut Off Born out of World War II, it’s the world’s deepest and most comprehensive collaboration among spy services. But now the U.S. has threatened to limit the intelligence it supplies to the so-called Five ...
14:51, 06/30/2019

The 10 Best Movies of the Year So Far Ah, midyear, the point at which we’re well past the typical January-to-February slump of unexciting releases—though there are always exceptions—and right at the cusp of the summer bl...
17:17, 05/22/2019

The Best TV Shows of the Year So Far Sometime in the past five months, I ran out of patience with shows that couldn’t get character development right. Maybe that’s a subconscious reaction to the final season of Game of Throne...
19:17, 05/22/2019

The 10 Best New Podcasts of the Year So Far It’s often difficult to tell how good a podcast will be from its first few episodes. Given time, hosts will adjust their banter, interviewers will refine their questions and a true crime investi...
22:51, 06/21/2019

Why Is It Raining so Much This Year? The atmosphere has been heaving rain at the eastern U.S. like kids lob water balloons at a water fight. The never-ending barrage of rain has left the Midwest flooded, the Gulf of Mexico primed for a h...
08:17, 06/19/2019

Experience: I went blind for a year One night, I danced with Amy Winehouse without realising“How many fingers am I holding up?” People love to ask that when they find out you have bad eyesight. But that’s exactly how I realised I was go...
11:17, 05/03/2019

Sharp TVs will return to the US this year If you fondly remember owning a Sharp TV years ago, only to be less-than-pleased with a newer model, here's some good news: the Japanese TV manufacturer is planning a comeback of epic proportions...
19:34, 05/09/2019

What it takes to be a $200,000-a-year nanny Child care positions aren't usually thought of as high-paying jobs. But with wealthier families seeking nannies that are trained in newborn care, child development or languages, it's becoming more com...
02:17, 06/14/2019

Honor could have a 5G smartphone by the end of the year With companies popping up left, right and center to announce their 5G phones, we were expecting to hear the same from Honor, one of the larger phone companies, and now we have.Speaking at MWC Shanghai...
13:51, 06/27/2019

12-year-old boy still missing after 28 years TUCSON – It has been 28 years since 12-year-old Jimmy Hendrickson disappeared. Every year since he went missing, his sister Tammy Tacho, releases balloons on June 12, the day he vanished. Author...
15:51, 06/13/2019

'Doom' will be streaming on iOS later this year Earlier today at E3, Bethesda announced its new game streaming technology, Orion. The company promises Orion will be able to work with any game and any platform, and later this year iOS users will be ...
18:17, 06/10/2019

TPD on the look out for 64-year-old vulnerable adult TUCSON – Tucson Police Department are looking for a 64-year-old man after he was last seen at his home April 25. According to TPD, Michael Buchfink was last seen at his house in the 8000 block o...
13:51, 05/10/2019

‘It’s their year’ – Why Spurs WILL win in Madrid (and why they might not) "Ben Snowball and Michael Hincks are helped by special contributions from ex-Tottenham boss Juande Ramos and Eurosport expert Paul Parker to answer one question: who will win the Champions League?"...
15:00, 06/01/2019

McDonald’s wants to become a New Year’s Eve destination How about a Big Mac and fries with that ball drop? McDonald’s is quietly angling to become a New Year’s Eve destination with an 11,000-square-foot flagship restaurant that’s slated to open in Times Sq...
06:51, 05/25/2019

| 'Maybe this year will be the one', says Senegal's Cisse Senegal boss Aliou Cisse said the surprise exit of Egypt, Morocco and Cameroon has fuelled hopes of a first Africa Cup of Nations title for his country....
16:51, 07/09/2019

Why this 7-year-old can't go anywhere near unvaccinated children When his daughter Angela was gravely ill, Nicola Pomaro made her a solemn promise: If she recovered, he would do all he could to help her live life to the full....
11:34, 06/26/2019

The No. 1 job in America pays over $108,000 a year As unemployment falls to a 49-year low in April, there’s probably never been a better time since the Great Recession to brush up on your skills — and look for another job. Companies are always keen to...
20:34, 05/06/2019

TPD locates 54-year-old who was missing since May 29 TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has found a missing vulnerable adult after he was reported missing at around 9:30 a.m. Friday. According to TPD, 54-year-old Vance Betters was last seen near 34...
23:00, 06/28/2019

37-year-old man killed in Bronx hit-and-run A 37-year-old was killed Sunday in a hit-and-run in The Bronx, cops said. The man was hit by a green GMC Yukon just after 5 a.m. on Austin Place, near Bruckner Boulevard, in the Woodstock neighborhood...
01:00, 06/17/2019

Best Mac 2019: the best Macs to buy this year With the Mac Pro 2019, macOS Catalina and possibly a new Macbook coming later in 2019, not to mention Apple just rolling out a 15-inch MacBook Pro refresh so that it’s now officially supporting...
09:00, 06/20/2019

9,000-year-old settlement unearthed A huge Stone Age settlement unearthed outside Jerusalem may have been home to 3,000 people, the Neolithic equivalent of a large city, according to details released by the Israel Antiquities Authority ...
18:51, 07/17/2019

Bitcoin ‘anonymization’ is up 300% this year Bitcoiners are using cryptocurrency mixers three times more often than they were nine months ago. Mixed cryptocurrency transactions – or CoinJoins – now account for over 4 percent of all Bitcoin trans...
16:51, 04/30/2019

Add a Year to Your PlayStation Plus Membership For $40 If you didn’t buy enough years for $40 back on Black Friday, you can get the exact same price today on PlayStation Plus from eBay today with promo code PERKS4ME. If you own a PlayStation 4, or are pla...
23:00, 04/29/2019

What are the symptoms of autism in a 3-year-old? Parents and caregivers often notice the signs of autism, or autism spectrum disorder, when a child is still very young. Learn about the possible signs of autism in a 3-year-old here....
06:17, 07/16/2019

The Witcher 3 Comes To Switch This Year Never again will you have to decide between playing The Witcher 3 and leaving the house, because The Witcher 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch....
20:51, 06/11/2019

VOTE NOW for the best car design of the year Features 5 Jun, 2019 Place your vote for the best car design of 2019. The car with the most will win the Auto Express Car Design of the Year award...
19:34, 06/05/2019

97-year-old vet jumps out of a plane for D-Day WW2 veteran Tom Rice, who saw action in Normandy in 1944 with the US Army's 101st Airborne Division's 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, recreated his parachute jump in France to mark D-Day's 75th ann...
01:17, 06/06/2019

What did the Emmy nominations get right this year? Our watch may have ended, but Game Of Thrones isn’t done dominating the TV discourse yet. On Tuesday, the HBO fantasy drama nabbed 32 Emmy nominations, including several nods in the acting categories,...
01:51, 07/17/2019

‘Waitress’ to end four-year Broadway run There go the pies. The Sara Bareilles musical “Waitress” will end its Broadway run on Jan. 5, the Hollywood Reporter announced, after nearly four years and countless turns by many guest actors, Al Rok...
04:34, 07/17/2019

|Spanishcourtrules43-year-oldmanissonofJulioIglesias A Spanish court ruled that Grammy award-winning singer Julio Iglesias is the biological father of a 43-year-old man who has waged a protracted paternity battle with the star....
23:34, 07/10/2019

Android, iOS Are Getting New Emojis Later This Year On World Emoji Day 2019, Apple and Google have offered a sneak peek at some of the emoji that is arriving on mobile and desktop devices later this year....
12:51, 07/17/2019

Schwarzenegger defends 102-year-old who is being evicted Arnold Schwarzenegger, the actor and former governor of California, on Sunday reportedly reached out to the 102-year-old Los Angeles woman being booted from her apartment where she lived for 30 years ...
12:00, 05/27/2019

The Patriots have the NFL’s easiest schedule for the third year in a row New England’s division, the AFC East, plays two divisions whose teams are expected to be near the bottom of the conference standings: the NFC East and AFC North....
20:17, 05/28/2019

9-year-old boy charged with murdering his mom in Michigan A 9-year-old boy is accused of fatally shooting his mother at their Michigan home on Monday, according to court documents. The young suspect was charged with murder on Tuesday for allegedly using a ri...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Celebrities who have welcomed new babies this year It's turning out to be an exciting year in celebrity baby news: Duchess Meghan, Kim Kardashian and Amy Schumer are all celebrating new arrivals.        ...
06:51, 05/28/2019

Alexa will speak Spanish in the US later this year Americans will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish. Amazon launched a new voice model on Monday that will let developers build skills for Spanish-speaking users. The addition to the Alexa Skills...
02:17, 04/30/2019

Next year's Snapdragon 865 chip could come in 4G and 5G versions The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is powering some of the best phones on the market in 2019, but we're already hearing rumors about what the Snapdragon 865 might bring with it – particular in te...
14:34, 05/05/2019

MAD Magazine Is Leaving Newsstands After a 67-Year Run (SAN FRANCISCO) — MAD, the long-running satirical magazine that influenced everyone from “Weird Al” Yankovic to the writers of “The Simpsons,” will be leaving newsstands ...
09:34, 07/05/2019

Uganda: One year of social media tax The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups. And today, even some of the staunchest supporters of the tax are no longer convi...
17:00, 07/20/2019

A 10-Year Treasury Yield Below 2% Is Something Almost Nobody Saw Coming Yields that have hit multiyear lows reflect the difficulties central bankers face in normalizing monetary policy after a decade of unusually easy money....
13:00, 06/20/2019

Respawn will share more about its 'AAA' VR shooter later this year Back in 2017, Facebook and Respawn Entertainment revealed the developer was working on a virtual reality AAA shooter. While things have been fairly secretive since (so much so that it might have falle...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Write Your Kid a Letter Every Year on Their Birthday When my son turned one year old, I sat down to write him a letter. I wanted to talk to him, to tell him how monumentally he had grown over the past year. I wanted to remember how his newborn legs were...
08:17, 07/19/2019

Lakers to add F Dudley on 1-year, $2.6M deal The Lakers began the process of fortifying a depleted roster beyond LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Kyle Kuzma by agreeing with Jared Dudley on a one-year, $2.6 million deal, agent Mark Bartelstein to...
16:00, 07/03/2019

Our favorite travel photos of the year so far At its best, travel photography inspires, intrigues and informs. It sets us on armchair adventures or moves us to plan a dream trip. See amazing images from 2019 and journey the world through pictures...
19:00, 04/30/2019

What Will Zion Williamson Put Up His Rookie Year? Barring some unlikely outcomes—an inspiring protest that gets him out of New Orleans, a defiant but ultimately depressing return to the accursed NCAA—Zion Williamson will suit up for the Pelicans this...
19:34, 05/16/2019

The 14-year-old Peruvian who set up a bank for children José Adolfo Quisocala teaches poor children how to save and to earn money by recyclingHe is a Peruvian banker who encourages schoolchildren to save, and offers his 2,000 customers cash for recycling p...
08:17, 05/31/2019

Snakebites kill at least 80,000 people per year and probably more Statesman and former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan once called snakebites "the biggest public health crisis you've never heard of." The World Health Organization is looking to change tha...
17:51, 05/23/2019

Verizon's first 5G hotspot is $500 with a two-year contract Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has unveiled the latest device that connects to its 5G network. The Inseego MiFi M1000 is the first 5G hotspot available through Verizon, and it costs $650 upf...
22:34, 07/18/2019

The most popular film from your birth year 24/7 Wall Street determined the most popular movie released each year since 1930, based on domestic box office sales and IMDb user ratings.        ...
20:51, 05/30/2019

Executive Car of the Year 2019: BMW 5 Series Awards 9 Jul, 2019 The BMW 5 Series is the 2019 Auto Express Executive Car of the Year, with the Mercedes E-Class and Volvo S90 commended...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Officer says he shot a 14-year-old who had a gun. Boy says he was unarmed When Sgt. Kyle Holcomb sees someone climb out the window of an abandoned Oklahoma City home, he barks two quick commands. Within a second, before the person has time to comply, Holcomb fires through a...
10:51, 05/08/2019

SUV owners spend up to £409 more on fuel each year News 7 May, 2019 Investigation compares average annual mileage and economy figures for SUVs against similar saloons, estates and hatchbacks...
17:34, 05/07/2019

Trump cheers Dow's best week of the year The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed more than 250 points Friday, ending the index's best week of the year, as lackluster economic news prompted speculation that the Federal Reserve would lower in...
21:17, 06/08/2019

Why 'Big Little Lies' won't get any Emmy nominations this year The second season of HBO's miniseries "Big Little Lies" has been showered with praise by critics and viewers alike, whether it be an appreciation for the grief-stricken, cathartic scream from new cast...
22:17, 07/15/2019

Amazon's Prime Day will be two days this year If you're looking to buy a new Echo or any other Amazon product, you may want to hold on to your dollars for a few more weeks. Amazon's annual Prime Day this year will start at midnight PT/3...
19:17, 06/25/2019

Dealers' optimism faded a bit from last year Dealers' optimistic view of the U.S. market waned last quarter amid softening new-vehicle sales and a mounting threat of tariffs. They remained optimistic about inventory levels, but as lease return v...
11:51, 06/10/2019

These are the new Android emoji you'll be using on your phone later this year We've known that a new slate of emojis are coming to smartphones toward the end of the year, and mere hours after Apple showed its take on them and announced when it'd range them on its phon...
18:34, 07/17/2019

15-year-old captivates Wimbledon with 'extraordinary' win Tennis fans leapt to their feet, cheered and applauded after 15-year-old Cori Gauff, known as Coco, fought off two match points to beat Polona Hercog and move into the fourth round at Wimbledon....
13:00, 07/06/2019

Amazon is using Prime Day this year to try to win in fashion The market for apparel and accessories globally is worth more than $1 trillion, so Amazon clearly sees there's a lot at stake here. It's using Prime Day to tout fashion deals....
17:34, 07/15/2019

BTS Lands a Third No. 1 on the Album Chart in Less Than a Year The K-pop boy band reached the top of the Billboard 200 again with “Map of the Soul: Persona,” selling 196,000 full albums in addition to its 37 million streams....
20:34, 04/28/2019

The Before and After of the Big Move in 10-year Treasury Notes Who was prepared for the big bullish move in Treasury Notes on May 22-23 ... before it happened? See the answer for yourself onscreen right now, in Chart of the Day....
21:34, 05/24/2019

55-year-old man fatally struck by BMW in Harlem A man was fatally struck by a BMW early Saturday in Harlem, police said. The 55-year-old was crossing Lenox Avenue near West 112th Street shortly after 4 a.m. when he was struck by a 2013 gold BMW. Th...
17:17, 05/25/2019

Kawhi Leonard Is The NBA's Executive Of The Year Kawhi Leonard dynamited what remained of the premise of the Executive of the Year Award, and in doing so redefined the meaning of such staples as: the Friday night news dump; the value of holding onto...
19:00, 07/06/2019

2 arrested in gun death of 5-year-old boy in Wisconsin KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Police in Wisconsin say two men who dropped off a 5-year-old boy at a hospital with a fatal gunshot wound have been arrested. The child, Dakari Weldon, was shot Monday at a home i...
21:51, 06/19/2019

6 men guilty of rape and murder of 8-year-old An Indian court has convicted six men for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests acr...
02:51, 06/11/2019

IT Unemployment Rate Estimated at 20-Year Low Demand is surging for information-technology workers with advanced digital skills, as more companies seek help developing data analytics, artificial intelligence and other emerging business tools....
06:51, 06/11/2019

'In my nightmares I'm always in the sea': a year on from the Greek fires Last summer, fires devastated two coastal towns in Greece, leaving 103 dead. Was the government to blame? Survivors and rescuers look backIt was 6pm when the smoke reached the town of Mati on the east...
10:34, 07/20/2019

East: Could this be the year for Harbaugh and Michigan? Can the Wolverines get over the hump? How will Ohio State adjust to life after Urban Meyer? Is Penn State ready to be elite? We answer those questions and more about the Big Ten East....
19:17, 07/18/2019

17-year-old takes on a $2 trillion industry Aaron Philip's life has been transformed by becoming the first black, trans, disabled model to sign for a major agency. Since joining the renowned Elite Model Management last September, the 17-year-ol...
05:00, 05/28/2019

1,000-year-old sarcophagus opened in Germany Archaeologists have exhumed a 1,000-year-old sarcophagus in the German city of Mainz, uncovering the decomposed remains of what could be a former Archbishop who died in the 11th century....
18:17, 06/07/2019

EU extends weapons ban on Myanmar for another year The European Union has extended for another year a ban on the sale of weapons in Myanmar, as punishment for what it says is the continued persecution, rape and murder of Muslim Rohingya....
16:17, 04/30/2019

We’re here and we’re 9 queer shows you might’ve missed this year Television is queerer than ever. The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) reported a record-high number of LGBTQ+ characters for the 2018-2019 season, with cable networks and streamin...
15:17, 06/17/2019

My 3-Year-Old is Potty Training. He Almost Ended Me In my house, we are currently potty training my three-year-old. It’s the challenge all parents must face and possibly the most unreasonable of them all. Consider this: You must convince a child that h...
18:34, 07/01/2019

25-year-old woman drowns in the Rockaways A 25-year-old woman drowned in the ocean off Jacob Riis Park in the Rockaways on Saturday, despite desperate attempts by cops and paramedics to revive her. The woman, whose name was withheld pending f...
14:34, 06/16/2019

Unsold vehicles hit ten year high in May Automakers and dealers had an estimated 4,120,900 unsold vehicles on hand to open May, a 78-day supply, according to the Automotive News Data Center....
15:17, 05/13/2019

Juventus wins race for $84.3m 19-year-old Matthijs de Ligt, the 19-year-old Ajax captain who led the Dutch side to the Champions League semifinals, has completed his move to Juventus for a fee of $84.3 million....
17:51, 07/18/2019

60-year-old dead after crashing into parked van A 60-year-old driver died Sunday morning after he slammed into a parked van, damaging at least four other cars on the Jamaica road, police said. The man was believed to be intoxicated, according to la...
23:00, 05/26/2019

FAA chief Dan Elwell: It could take a year for Boeing 737 Max to fly again The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says there's no timetable to get Boeing's 737 Max fleet back into U.S. skies -- even if it takes a year....
14:00, 05/24/2019

The Surprise Skateboarding Game From Last E3 Won't Be There This Year At around this time last year, an indie skateboarding game called Session became, through no fault of its own, the biggest letdown of Microsoft’s E3 press conference. In 2018, hope and enthusiasm for ...
00:34, 06/08/2019

Ravens add Ray, Floyd on one-year deals The Baltimore Ravens made additions to both sides of the ball Friday, reaching one-year free-agent deals with defensive end Shane Ray and wide receiver Michael Floyd....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Bow Wow, Wow! The 45 million-year-old History of Dogs, And Us! Anyone who has a dog, or has experienced losing one, knows the depth and uniqueness of ‘that special bond’, but why and when in the history of our planet, did this love affair between humans and dogs ...
01:00, 05/12/2019

Woman gets 7 years for trying to lure 14-year boy for sex Court paperwork details an extensive online sexual relationship between 33-year-old Lisa Corn and a 14-year-old Fountain Hills boy. (Photo: MCSO) via 12 News PHOENIX (AP) — A 34-year-old Phoenix woman...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Could 2019 Be The Year Of Women's Football? It remains to be seen if this Women's World Cup will prove a break-out moment, despite a prize money gap of £291m compared with the 2018 men’s World Cup...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Destiny 2's Next Year Will Depend On How Players Like This One It’s safe to say Destiny 3 won’t be coming next year, but what about a new expansion? Or new seasons? On this bonus E3 episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, we ask the people behind Destiny about that and a ...
17:51, 06/12/2019

Bills' Lawson to pay for 11-year-old's funeral Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson says he will pay for the funeral of an 11-year-old South Carolina girl who died after someone fired more than 35 shots at her home....
02:34, 06/28/2019

The UK has already had more wildfires in 2019 than any year on record Just four months into 2019, the UK has been hit by more large wildfires than in the whole of 2018. Fires are thought to be made more likely by climate change...
19:17, 04/28/2019

US couple say Kenyan police took their 3-year-old boy An American couple living in Nairobi, Kenya, is demanding answers after a 3-year-old boy in their custody, they say, was taken away by authorities last month without explanation....
09:00, 05/14/2019

HTC wants to launch ANOTHER blockchain phone this year Taiwanese mobile phone manufacturer HTC is reportedly planning to launch another blockchain phone before the end of 2019. Phil Chen, HTC’s Decentralized Chief Officer, announced the intention during a...
17:51, 04/29/2019

Silver Alert issued for 78-year-old man MESA, Ariz. – The Apache Junction Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for 78-year-old Marcus Schluter. According to AJPD, Schluter was last seen June 12 around noon, checking out of his ...
05:34, 06/13/2019

Mid-size Premium SUV of the Year 2019: BMW X3 Awards 9 Jul, 2019 The BMW X3 is the 2019 Auto Express Premium Mid-size SUV of the Year, with the Porsche Macan and Volvo XC60 commended...
07:34, 07/10/2019

Wie to take rest of year off from competitive golf Michelle Wie, who has battled a number of injuries during her career, said on Friday she will not play competitively for the rest of the year in a bid finally to get back to full health....
00:51, 06/29/2019

U.S. drivers log 2.5% more miles in April than year ago Motorists traveled 2.5% more miles on U.S. roads and highways in April compared with a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a monthly report late Thursday....
08:51, 06/21/2019

GSW investor gets 1-year ban for shoving Lowry The Warriors are "disappointed" in team investor Mark Stevens, who will not be able to attend games through the completion of 2019-20 season after he shoved and directed obscenities at Raptors guard K...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Boeing 737 MAX Likely Grounded Until Late This Year Boeing troubled 737 MAX fleet is expected to stay grounded until late this year as a result of the latest flight-control problem flagged by U.S. air-safety regulators....
05:17, 06/28/2019

Pope Thrower Is The 2019 Name Of The Year There was 1:09 left on the clock when Eli Manning, under pressure from the New England Patriots defense, hurled the football downfield. The three-time world champion Patriots, up 14-10 at the time, we...
17:17, 05/22/2019

Fan Fix For 13-Year-Old Far Cry Bug Officially Added To The Game The original Far Cry is a, ahem, distant weep from what the series has become under Ubisoft’s influence, but the 2004 jungle-faring adventure starring a grown man with the fashion sense of a late-1990...
00:51, 06/05/2019

Lidl will open 25 new US supermarkets over the next year Despite early struggles in the United States, German discount grocery chain Lidl still believes it can grow in this country and replicate its longtime German foe Aldi's success....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Dad shows blind 3-year-old the world (WCSH) Nolan Desmond is blind, but his dad refuses to let it stop him from experiencing the world. “The only way that I deal with it is that I have to,” Matt Desmond says. “I mean something gets...
21:17, 06/18/2019

Chernobyl is the scariest show of the year The fifth and final episode of Chernobyl, a miniseries scarier than anything I’ve seen so far this year, feels like a reprieve. On its surface, at least. With every episode, HBO’s chronicle of the 198...
10:00, 06/04/2019

The Twitter app is officially returning the Mac later this year More than a year after Twitter pulled the plug on its official app for the Mac, it looks like the company will be launching a new version for Apple PCs later this year. The application is being create...
05:17, 06/04/2019

93-year-old D-Day vet flirts with Melania Trump A 93-year-old D-Day veteran couldn’t resist flirting with first lady Melania Trump after meeting her for the first time. President Trump warmly thanked the vet, Thomas Cuthbert, for his service ...
17:34, 06/06/2019

Here’s the List of School Shootings So Far This Year So far in 2019, at least eight shootings have taken place on high school or college campuses across the country, killing four people and wounding another 17....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Russian athlete Savina gets 12-year ban Russian middle distance runner Kseniya Savina has been suspended for 12 years after she was found to have taken a banned substance and then provided false medical documents to avoid sanctions, the Ath...
12:00, 05/08/2019

2019: The Year of Dreary Weekends Well, it was another dreary weekend for the Bluegrass State. For some it was torrential rain, for others just pesky light showers. Not the best weather for a weekend, let alone Mother’s Day week...
04:00, 05/13/2019

Another new Switch won't release this year, says Nintendo The Nintendo Switch Lite was recently announced, and there are rumors another new Nintendo Switch could be on the way. But according to Nintendo, we won't be seeing the new console this year.At a...
17:51, 07/11/2019

2-year-old shoots himself in head with grandma’s gun A South Carolina toddler died after shooting himself in the head with his grandmother’s gun. Two-year-old Kayden John Stuber of Greenville apparently found the gun in a handbag Thursday afternoo...
21:00, 06/22/2019

Performance Car of the Year 2019: Porsche 911 Awards 9 Jul, 2019 The Porsche 911 is the 2019 Auto Express Performance Car of the Year, with the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera and McLaren 600LT commended...
07:34, 07/10/2019

76-year-old man killed by truck in Midtown A 76-year-old man was fatally run over by a parking truck in Midtown Tuesday morning, when he crossed the street between two parked cars, according to police and sources. Manhattan man James Buzzell w...
09:34, 05/22/2019

Ivanka Trump took in nearly $4M from DC hotel last year NEW YORK (AP) — Ivanka Trump took in nearly $4 million in revenue last year from her stake in President Donald Trump’s hotel down the street from the Oval Office, up slightly from a year earlier...
20:00, 06/14/2019

FAANG: Update on the "Story of the Year" A government sling-shot is taking aim at corporate technology giants. Plus, investors in the FAANG stocks are not sleeping too well at night. Take a look at this chart......
22:34, 06/07/2019

Mom convicted of murder after leaving 3-year-old in hot car SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A woman has been convicted of murder after leaving her 3-year-old daughter in an SUV for 9 1/2 hours during a blazing California summer and saying she wanted to remove “...
08:17, 06/27/2019

AC company convinced 103-year-old WWII vet to pay $24K, son says World War II veteran Fred Klein thought he was fixing up the house with new air conditioning units. But $24,000 later, he had regrets.        ...
23:51, 06/08/2019

Hamilton: I've been quite average in Formula 1 so far this year Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton believes his start to the season has been "quite an average performance from myself", despite winning four of the six races so far...
11:00, 06/01/2019

The IRS stats are in: Here's how tax refunds look compared to last year The average tax refund check is nearly on par with last year's figures, but CPAs warn that this data point tells only part of the story. Here's what changed for taxpayers post-tax reform....
18:51, 04/28/2019

'Ori and the Will of the Wisps' finally arrives next year Ori and the Will of the Wisps, the follow-up to the absurdly beautiful Ori and the Blind Forest, finally has a release date: February 11th, 2020. That's a long way off -- we wish it was closer to...
00:00, 06/10/2019

3-year-old killed by van in Brooklyn crash A 3-year-old boy was mowed down by a candy-delivery van in Brooklyn Thursday — leaving his hysterical mother wailing “My son! My son!” as she cradled his lifeless body in the street. Little Emur Shavk...
10:51, 05/03/2019

Amazon to add over 2,000 jobs in Britain this year Amazon will add over 2,000 permanent jobs in Britain this year, taking the U.S. retail giant's UK workforce to more than 29,500, it said on Wednesday....
02:34, 07/03/2019

See how switching broadband could save you up to £192 a year Broadband users that stay with their provider after their minimum term contract has ended could suffer price hikes of up to £192 a year, according to the latest research from consumer champion Wh...
20:17, 06/14/2019

6-year-old boy hit, killed by school bus in Maine RUMFORD, Maine — Police say a 6-year-old boy crossing a Rumford street on his bicycle was killed by a school bus. Police Chief Stacy Carter says the boy had rode off the sidewalk into an intersection ...
13:51, 05/02/2019

Amazon Prime Day Will Last 48 Hours This Year. Here’s What to Know Prime Day, Amazon’s big annual sale, will last two full days this year, the company revealed Tuesday. Amazon Prime subscribers will start seeing Prime Day deals at 12:00am PST on Monday, July 15...
20:51, 06/25/2019

'2018 was the year the UK car industry went backwards' Opinion 2 Jun, 2019 2018 was a disastrous year for the UK car industry with it going backwards in too many crucial areas, says Mike Rutherford...
18:51, 06/02/2019

UK car manufacturing has fallen every month for a year News 27 Jun, 2019 UK car production fell 15.5 per cent in May, marking the 12th consecutive month of decline amid “seismic challenges” for the industry...
13:34, 06/27/2019

US measles cases surpass 1,000 this year The number of cases of measles in the United States this year has surpassed 1,000, the US Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. The agency said there have been 1,001 cases so far thi...
00:00, 06/06/2019

What a gallon of gas cost the year you were born 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration to determine the average cost of a gallon of gas every year since 1929.       ...
16:51, 07/17/2019

HTC will release a cheaper blockchain phone later this year HTC is dead serious about its foray into crypto-phones. Today, the Taiwanese company announced the Exodus 1s, a cheaper version of the Exodus flagship that was launched last year. We don't know m...
01:00, 05/12/2019

New concerns after e-cigarette explosion breaks 17-year-old’s jaw _____ A 17-year-old was using an e-cigarette when it suddenly blew up in his face. The force of the blow was so powerful that it broke his jaw bone. The explosion could be linked to lithium batteries ...
03:51, 06/24/2019

Ferrari one-off models have five-year waiting list The Ferrari P80/C Italian firm won’t make more than three unique cars a year The growing trend for one-off Ferraris is in response to clients’ increasing demands for extreme personalisation, says F...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Couple fined nearly $600,000 for uprooting 180-year-old oak tree Three thousand cubic yards of dirt and rock had been removed from the previously undisturbed 34-acre property, court records show.        ...
01:17, 05/12/2019

Best TV 2019: here are the big-screen TVs worth buying this year Best TV 2019: These are the must-see, must-own TV sets of 2019.Shopping for a new TV can be tough, especially if it's been a few years since you last bought a big screen. TVs can have complicated...
22:00, 06/18/2019

The best laptop 2019: our pick of the 15 best laptops you can buy this year The best laptops of 2019 offer performance and features that would have been unthinkable a few years ago, and on this page we've listed the best laptops that will suit a wide range of budgets.So,...
16:51, 05/22/2019

You are what you eat: 10 companies Apple gobbled up in the past year Apple has been on a bit of an acquisitions binge over the last year. With WWDC nearly upon us, which of these acquisitions might show up as part of technology showcases during the event's keynote? Rea...
20:51, 05/20/2019

Meet the 11-year-old who wants to be the youngest Indy 500 winner ever Justin Wilson was Elliot Cox’s inspiration. Justin had dyslexia. Elliot had dyslexia. Justin drove in Indy 500. One day, Elliot wants to do the same.        ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

Elderly man tried to kidnap 10-year-old boy in Queens: cops An elderly man was busted for allegedly trying to snatch a 10-year-old boy from his parents off a Queens street, cops said on Tuesday. A boy was walking with his parents near Roosevelt Avenue and 59th...
20:34, 06/25/2019

10-year-old girl conquers Yosemite's El Capitan Selah Schneiter may have just became the youngest person in history to climb the park's 3,000-foot-high rock formation -- Yosemite National Park's famous El Capitan....
21:00, 06/18/2019

Vanderbilt’s JJ Bleday selected as SEC player of the year HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Vanderbilt’s BB Bleday has been named the Southeastern Conference player of the year and Tim Corbin has been selected the coach of the year. The SEC announced its individual ...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Ghana's 'Year of Return' gathers momentum In the year that marks 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were forcibly taken abroad, Ghana – one of their key departure hubs on the continent – is calling their descendants home to visit, li...
12:17, 07/09/2019

Indonesia to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland this year Indonesia's Peatland Restoration Agency said on Wednesday that it aims to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland in 2019, as it races to reach a 1 million hectare restoration target by the end of next y...
16:34, 06/19/2019

11-year-old who stopped intruder with machete says he knew he had to act Macaulay Culkin has nothing on this kid. A machete-wielding 11-year-old North Carolina boy who stopped a home invasion all by himself said he knew he had to take matters into his own hands when a susp...
21:34, 06/19/2019

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
23:51, 05/20/2019

16-year-old unaccompanied migrant boy dies in U.S. custody _____ A 16-year-old unaccompanied migrant died in Texas while in the custody of the U.S. government, officials said Wednesday. The boy died Tuesday after “several days of intensive care” a...
20:00, 05/11/2019

US Millionaire Put Plane On Autopilot To Have Sex With 15-Year-Old Girl A 53-year-old millionaire trader could get five-year jail term after pleading guilty to engaging in sex acts with a 15-year-old girl, once even putting his private plane in autopilot mode for the......
04:34, 05/22/2019

Bengals’ Williams likely out for year after shoulder surgery CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals rookie offensive tackle Jonah Williams is expected to miss the season after surgery for a torn labrum in his left shoulder. The team said in a statement that Williams is expe...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Fed signals interest rate cuts possible later this year The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday signaled it could cut interest rates by as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased economic uncertainty and ...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Malaysia's 93-year-old leader on when he will step down: 'I will not go beyond three years' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's seeming refusal to commit to a clear timeline to step down raised concerns about the stability of his government....
01:00, 06/24/2019

JLo and A-Rod find buyer for condo owned less than a year Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have found a buyer for their luxe home at 432 Park Ave. in Midtown. The $17.5 million spread, which the engaged pair bought for $15.31 million in 2018, has entered co...
01:17, 06/19/2019

Parkland, Fla., principal to step down at the end of the school year The principal of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. announced Friday that he will resign at the end of the school year, more than a year after a former student open fired on the ca...
18:00, 05/11/2019

US Measles Cases Still Climbing, Topping 800 For Year NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say this year’s count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation’s highest in 25 years. A total of 839 cases were ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

First 10 nations advance to this year’s Eurovision final TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The first semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest has sent 10 countries’ acts to the Grand Final and seven others home. Contestants from Australia, Iceland, Greece, Bela...
01:34, 05/15/2019

Summer Solstice: June 21 Is Longest Day Of The Year - Know All About It The Summer solstice falls during June solstice in the northern hemisphere. The summer solstice occurs sometime between June 20 and June 22, depending on the shift of the calendar....
10:00, 06/21/2019

Electric cars exempt from company car tax next year News 10 Jul, 2019 UK’s million or so company car users will escape Benefit-in-Kind tax if they have an electric car in the 2020/21 financial year...
12:34, 07/10/2019

91-year-old Holocaust survivor killed in SoCal hit-and-run A 91-year-old Holocaust survivor was killed in a Southern California hit-and-run Monday while walking through a crosswalk with his dog, according to reports....
09:51, 06/21/2019

10-year-old girl is youngest to climb El Capitan: 'I did it to have fun' The 10-year-old girl who just became the youngest person to conquer one of the world’s most challenging mountain climbs said Thursday, “I did it to have fun.”...
02:51, 06/21/2019

Luxury Car of the Year 2019: Mercedes S-Class Awards 9 Jul, 2019 The Mercedes S-Class is the 2019 Auto Express Luxury Car of the Year, with the Bentley Continental GT and Range Rover commended...
07:34, 07/10/2019

Affordable Electric Car of the Year 2019: Kia e-Niro Awards 9 Jul, 2019 The Kia e-Niro is the 2019 Auto Express Affordable Electric Car of the Year, with the Hyundai Kona Electric and Nissan Leaf commended...
07:34, 07/10/2019

Van of the Year 2019: Vauxhall Combo Cargo Awards 9 Jul, 2019 The Vauxhall Combo Cargo is the 2019 Auto Express Van of the Year, with the Citroen Berlingo Van and Peugeot Partner commended...
07:34, 07/10/2019

Why I threw my 11-year-old daughter a period party There’s something significant about marking the transition from girlhood into womanhood. It’s an opportunity for the women who have gone before to peel back the curtain and say, welcome....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Milwaukee man charged in death of 5-year-old who found gun MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say a Milwaukee man has been charged in the death a 5-year-old boy who found a gun and killed himself. Court documents released Sunday by the Milwaukee County District Att...
23:51, 06/23/2019