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Heavy metals and harmful chemicals 'poison Europe's seas'

Three-quarters of areas tested show contamination, European Environment Agency saysHeavy metals and a cocktail of dangerous chemicals continue to poison Europe’s seas, with more th...

Heavy metals and harmful chemicals 'poison Europe's seas'

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Detroit Tigers minor leaguers were potentially exposed to harmful PFAS chemicals Several Tigers minor leaguers were potentially exposed to chemicals while staying at host family's home during time with West Michigan Whitecaps.        ...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Facebook, YouTube May Face Heavy Fines in UK Over Harmful Content: Report Britain's broadcasting watchdog Ofcom would be given new legal powers to monitor, investigate and fine social platforms for sharing or live-streaming "harmful" videos....
00:34, 08/13/2019

Few heavy metals in river after coal plant dam burst RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Duke University scientist says a toxic stew of coal ash has spilled repeatedly and apparently unnoticed from storage pits at a Wilmington power plant into an adjoining lake, and...
15:00, 06/03/2019

METALS-Base metals head higher on hopes of trade deal, U.S. rate cut Industrial metals prices rose sharply on Wednesday after U.S. and Chinese negotiators opened a new round of trade talks and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations of a U.S. inte...
19:51, 07/10/2019

METALS-Base metals fall on demand worries amid dragging trade war Industrial metals fell on Wednesday on worries over global demand amid an extended trade war between China and the United States that has showed no signs of letting up....
10:34, 05/29/2019

METALS-Shanghai base metals rise as U.S.-China trade talks set to resume Shanghai base metals prices rose on Wednesday as hopes grew for a resolution to the prolonged U.S.-China trade war after U.S. President Donald Trump said talks would resume later this month after a re...
11:34, 06/19/2019

CORRECTED-METALS-Shanghai base metals rise on U.S.-China trade hopes Industrial metals in Shanghai rose on Wednesday as hopes grew that an escalating trade war between the United States and China could abate after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed that the two coun...
05:34, 06/19/2019

METALS-Base metals gain on revived U.S.-China trade talk euphoria Industrial metals on the London Metal Exchange advanced on Wednesday on reports of potential progress in trade negotiations between the United States and China. White House economic adviser Larry ...
04:51, 07/24/2019

METALS-Base metals rise on progress in U.S.-China trade talks Most London industrial metals prices advanced on Wednesday amid reports of progress in trade negotiations between the United States and top metals consumer China. White House economic adviser Larr...
11:51, 07/24/2019

METALS-Base metals rally after U.S.-China "constructive" phone call Most base metals price rose on Wednesday, following news that U.S. and Chinese trade officials marked a new round of talks with a "constructive" phone conversation....
06:17, 07/10/2019

METALS-Base metals in tight range amid demand worries Industrial metals traded in a tight range on Tuesday as investors continued to be worried about demand for metals as well as global growth, amid a lack of progress in the prolonged U.S.-China trade wa...
09:17, 06/04/2019

METALS-LME nickel rebounds amid broader gains in base metals London nickel prices rebounded on Tuesday after two sessions of declines, hovering around a one-year peak, while the base metals complex was broadly higher. Three-month nickel on the London Metal ...
07:51, 07/23/2019

METALS-Most metals rebound from fund selling as trade talks progress Most base metals except copper and zinc on Thursday rose from a tumbling session in the previous day, with progress in the U.S.-China trade talks lending some support....
05:00, 05/02/2019

METALS-Base metals gain as trade worries weaken U.S. dollar London base metals edged higher on Tuesday, as the U.S. dollar weakened after Washington labelled Beijing a currency manipulator, marking a sharp escalation in the year-long trade dispute between the ...
07:17, 08/06/2019

METALS-Base metals fall amid trade uncertainty, weak China data Industrial metals declined on Thursday amid a lack of progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade dispute and weak data from top metals consumer China....
08:00, 06/13/2019

METALS-Most metals rise amid strong US, China data; trade tight ahead of holidays Most metals advanced on Monday amid surprisingly strong data on U.S. economic growth and solid profit numbers from Chinese industrial firms, although trading was tight ahead of holidays in top consume...
10:17, 04/29/2019

METALS-LME base metals sea-sawed ahead of key policy meetings London base metals traded sideways on Tuesday as investors exercised caution ahead of monetary policy meetings by major central banks this month. Most LME base metals were up during the morning As...
10:51, 07/23/2019

METALS-Disappointing China data pressures metals prices Most industrial metals fell on Tuesday, after data showed growth in China's factory activity unexpectedly slowed in April, suggesting the economy is still struggling to regain traction. China's offici...
06:17, 04/30/2019

METALS-Shanghai base metals slide in trade war selloff Shanghai copper and zinc slid to multi-month lows on Thursday as the China base metals complex tracked a broad selloff in London overnight amid Sino-U.S. trade tensions, while President Xi Jinping war...
06:34, 05/23/2019

METALS-Shanghai base metals rise after China premier says to keep tax low Industrial metals on the Shanghai Futures Exchange rose on Monday, after Chinese premier Li Keqiang said China would look to rein in taxes to support the economy....
04:34, 05/27/2019

METALS-Industrial metals trade sideways on demand concerns Industrial metals barely moved on Tuesday as investors were cautious about demand for metals amid a lack of progress in the prolonged U.S.-China trade war and weak manufacturing data from the world's ...
12:00, 06/04/2019

METALS-Most metals rise as dollar weakens on dovish Fed comments Most industrial metals rose on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar weakened on dovish comments from the Federal Reserve but gains were capped after International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut China's growth foreca...
10:34, 06/05/2019

METALS-LME base metals broadly up amid rate-cut hopes Most London base metals rose on Tuesday on expectations of monetary policy easing by major central banks this month, helping nickel prices rebound after two sessions of declines. Lower interest ra...
07:51, 07/23/2019

How to Identify Poison Ivy “Leaves of three, let it be” is a classic rhyme about poison ivy, and it’s accurate: the plant’s triple leaflets are a reliable characteristic. But if you want to know more about this itch-inducing pl...
04:17, 07/17/2019

New York has a poison ivy crisis A rash of poison ivy is choking the Big Apple, according to city data and plant experts. Complaints about the itch-inducing creeper logged to the city’s 311 complaint line have nearly doubled in the p...
00:34, 07/18/2019

Deadly poison suspected at Facebook facility Local fire department shut Facebook mailing facility, which uses machines to sort mail & detect substances. Facebook has several buildings in area.       ...
02:51, 07/02/2019

Respect Is Poison: A Message To The Class Of 2019 I have a story to tell you about being Mad Online. This isn’t really a fitting, celebratory story for you, the graduating class of 2019. You’re currently clad in your caps and your gowns, surrounded b...
00:17, 05/24/2019

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands A US government agency is proposing using 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco. The US Fish...
23:51, 07/08/2019

‘There’s Poison in the Sea’: An Oil Spill Fouls a Tropical Eden On Rennell, an impoverished Pacific island, mining had already scarred the land. Now an oil spill has polluted the water and threatens a World Heritage site....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Terrorism on the High Seas Julie Salamon’s “An Innocent Bystander: The Killing of Leon Klinghoffer” recounts an episode that introduced Americans to terrorism long before 9/11....
12:17, 06/18/2019

Kremlin critic Navalny 'tested negative for poison' The Russian hospital which has treated opposition leader Alexei Navalny for an apparent allergic reaction says doctors did not find any traces of poison in his system....
09:51, 08/01/2019

Woman wearing cat shirt arrested for trying to poison neighbor’s dog She’s more of a cat person. A Colorado woman wearing a cat-themed t-shirt was arrested for trying to poison her neighbor’s dog, according to reports. Margaret Werker, 73, was convicted of felony...
10:00, 07/23/2019

Woman who sent poison to judges pleads guilty to escape BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Connecticut woman who was imprisoned for mailing cookies laced with rat poison to Supreme Court justices and others has pleaded guilty to escaping from feder...
21:34, 05/06/2019

The huge ships taking over the seas When Symphony of the Seas, an 18-deck cruise ship measuring longer than a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, sailed out of port for the very first time this April, it smashed yet another size record in...
18:51, 05/13/2019

From status symbol to sweet poison: A cultural history of sugar How did pies become cakes and what do pharmacists have to do with candy? A new exhibition explores the rise and fall of the reputation of this omnipresent ingredient....
06:51, 07/30/2019

Matt Hancock launches study into 'deadly poison' of air pollution Review will assess impact of dirty air on health and will support NHS efforts to go greenThe health secretary has described polluted air as a “slow and deadly poison” and warned of a growing national ...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Berlin takes a new approach to the Three Seas Initiative Germany is begun to show support for the eastern European initiative. President Steinmeier is traveling to Ljubljana to meet with the group, as the region has come into the geopolitical focus of major...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Climate research on the high, warming seas On a voyage from Antarctica to the German port of Bremerhaven, a team of scientists and students are hoping to gain a better understanding of rising temperatures in the depths of the open ocean....
20:34, 06/28/2019

‘Poison Rose’ review: John Travolta’s latest withers on the vine John Travolta tries out a Texas twang in this predictable noir from director George Gallo, best known as writer of 1988’s terrific “Midnight Run.” But that was a long time ago, and he didn’t write thi...
04:34, 05/25/2019

Chuckle at These New Game of Thrones Memes Forever Because ‘Laughter Is Poison to Fear’ Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. “The Last of the Starks,” the fourth Game of Thrones’ episode of season 8 on Sunday night, was filled with so many unintenti...
09:17, 05/06/2019

US to strafe crucial nesting area for 3m birds with poison to eradicate mice Midway Atoll to be bombarded with rodenticide after scientists and volunteers discovered seabirds with open wounds Midway Atoll in the Pacific Ocean was the scene of a crucial naval battle in the seco...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Pick your poison: For Fed, it's higher inflation or an inevitable return to quantitative easing The Great Recession ended a decade ago this month, but for the U.S. Federal Reserve the fallout has posed an era-defining choice: Either jolt Americans to expect higher inflation, or keep the printing...
03:17, 06/03/2019

Woman inspired by ‘Wedding Crashers’ tried to poison fiancé with eye drops: cops A North Carolina mom inspired by the movie “Wedding Crashers” allegedly tried to poison her fiancé with eye drops in order to “incapacitate” him, officials said. Jaymee Cruz, 3...
23:34, 06/21/2019

Poison meant for city rats is killing wildlife in South Africa Rat poison intended to kill rats in Cape Town, South Africa, is seeping into the surrounding environment and harming local wildlife, including caracals, mongooses, otters and owls....
02:34, 05/21/2019

US may dump over 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands to halt invasive rodents A U.S. government agency is proposing the deployment of 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisc...
01:00, 07/08/2019

E. Honda, Poison, and Final Fight's Lucia Are Coming To Street Fighter V A video uploaded to the Street Fighter V Steam page revealed that E. Honda, Poison, and Lucia are the three new characters that will be added to the PlayStation 4 and PC game. The trailer, which seems...
06:17, 08/01/2019

Is the acrylamide in coffee harmful to health? Coffee products that contain roasted beans contain small amounts of the compound acrylamide. There are concerns that acrylamide may be carcinogenic, but research suggests that coffee is generally safe...
03:51, 05/29/2019

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country's ecosystems....
18:34, 06/11/2019

Is decaf coffee harmful to health? Decaffeinated coffee, or decaf, is similar to regular coffee but contains very little caffeine. Research suggests that drinking decaf is not harmful and may share some of the health benefits of regula...
07:17, 06/19/2019

US calls for coalition to safeguard seas off Iran and Yemen The US is calling on allies to join a coalition to safeguard waters off Iran and Yemen. The plan would see the US play a command and intelligence role, while allies would escort their own nations’ com...
07:34, 07/10/2019

‘We Cannot Save Everything’: A Historic Neighborhood Confronts Rising Seas Colonial-era homes line the streets of The Point in Newport, R.I. Climate change is forcing experts to reimagine the future of historic preservation here....
22:00, 07/08/2019

A Submarine Goes Under a Failing Glacier to Gauge Rising Seas Scientists believe Antarctica's massive Thwaites Glacier is teetering on the brink of collapse, though just how fast that could happen remains an open question....
17:51, 08/06/2019

Brexit is political poison, and it’s green policies that are suffering | Molly Scott Cato The spat over VAT on solar batteries shows how Brussels-bashing is taking precedence over urgent social priorities• Molly Scott Cato is a Green MEPAs pro-European MEPs we grow weary of the government ...
14:51, 06/26/2019

Tiny magnets could help rid the ocean of harmful microplastics Tiny magnetic coils can turn microplastics into carbon dioxide and water. The reaction could catch plastic in wastewater streams and stop it entering the ocean...
16:34, 08/16/2019

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce gender inequality. Adverts containing stereotypes ...
18:00, 06/14/2019

German Stone Age sailor to cross seas in reed boat A German experimental archaeologist and his team plan to sail a boat made of reeds across three seas, just like ancient Egyptian merchants did thousands of years ago. Jodi Hilton reports from Beloslav...
10:51, 08/04/2019

Coast Guard seizes 40,000 pounds of drugs on high seas CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded tons of cocaine and marijuana seized from boats and even a semi-submarine in the Pacific. Vice President Mike Pence was on hand Thursday as 3...
09:00, 07/12/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Liberia boosts efforts to guard against rising seas With rising sea levels due to climate change already affecting coastal communities in Liberia, there are fears that densely populated parts of the capital Monrovia could be submerged, unless action is...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Europe's seas to lose almost a third of life due to climate change: report Europe's waters are expected to lose 30% of their already vulnerable ocean life to further warming, says a new study. Combined with overfishing, that loss can threaten livelihood and food security in ...
01:00, 06/12/2019

As waters warm, lionfish invasion strains Lebanon's seas Lebanese fisherman Hassan Younes has been diving the same waters off his coastal hometown for three decades but has never seen anything like this year as native species disappear and invasive lionfish...
04:34, 07/10/2019

Jellyfish stings, poison ivy and other itchy irritations skyrocket during the summer months, but soothing relief is available (KPRC) Summer can be a time for aches and itches with stings, bites and poison ivy. However, there are some home remedies and over-the-counter options that can save you a visit to the doctor. Nurse Pr...
13:00, 07/05/2019

California to outlaw toxic pesticide harmful to kids LOS ANGELES — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would...
00:17, 05/09/2019

Widely used pesticide in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insect...
01:17, 08/07/2019

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insect...
12:51, 08/07/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
07:17, 06/15/2019

Canada will ban 'harmful' single-use plastics as early as 2021 Justin Trudeau said his government is drawing inspiration from EU in planning ban on water bottles, plastic bags and strawsCanada will ban single-use plastics as early as 2021, Justin Trudeau said on ...
18:17, 06/10/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “...
23:51, 06/14/2019

Canada plans to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics by 2021 Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country's ecosystems....
09:17, 06/11/2019

Royal Caribbean splashes £132 million on Allure of the Seas re-vamp – take a look inside ROYAL Caribbean is making some exciting changes to its Allure of the Seas cruise ship. Take a look at the plans – which include adding a huge waterslide....
14:17, 07/24/2019

Titan’s seas may be coated in organic goop that stops waves forming Saturn’s moon Titan has liquid methane seas that are remarkably calm, which may be because a layer of organic “snow” fallen from the atmosphere kills any waves...
15:51, 05/13/2019

Stop eating fish. It’s the only way to save the life in our seas | George Monbiot Unhindered by regulation, driven by greed, the fishing industry is the greatest threat to our oceans. We must take actionIt is the most important news humanity has ever received: the general collapse ...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Manmade Antarctic snowstorm 'could save coastal cities from rising seas' Blowing trillions of tonnes of snow on to ice sheet could halt its collapse, researchers saySpraying trillions of tons of snow over west Antarctica could halt the ice sheet’s collapse and save coastal...
23:34, 07/17/2019

Exclusive: Dirty oil crisis over for Russia, but contagion felt on high seas In the opinion of Russian officials, the oil contamination crisis that disrupted flows from the world's second-largest exporter of crude this spring is long over....
03:17, 06/25/2019

Seas rise, hope sinks: Tuvalu's vanishing islands – in pictures One of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries is already suffering floods, droughts and coral bleachingAll photographs by Sean Gallagher Continue reading......
11:00, 05/27/2019

America Could Spend $400 Billion on a Wall to Hold Back the Rising Seas—and It Might Not Be Enough At the end of the day, everything about climate change is a choice. And among the most serious choices are the ones we’ll face are along our coasts.Read more......
03:00, 06/21/2019

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Says He Can’t Stop China in Disputed Seas MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday there was no way to stop Chinese from fishing in his country’s exclusive economic zone and he would not risk losing F...
06:00, 07/23/2019

A secretive marsh bird faces existential threat from rising seas Louisiana wetlands are eroding faster than almost anywhere in the world – and endangering the wildlife that call them homeBiologists crouched in the mud squint past their headlamps at the secretive ma...
10:34, 05/30/2019

Holiday Inn hotels are ditching mini shampoos to cut waste and save the seas Holiday Inn and InterContinental Hotels are switching to bulk-size bathroom amenities as part of an effort to cut waste.       ...
03:51, 07/31/2019

Teenage activist Greta takes climate campaign to the high seas With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht on Wednesday to further her campaign for stronger action aga...
17:34, 08/14/2019

Senate OKs bipartisan border bill after rejecting 'poison pill' House version, as clock ticks The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan $4.5 billion bill to combat the escalating humanitarian crisis on the southern border, moments after rejecting a House version over its res...
22:51, 06/26/2019

Facebook releases tools to flag harmful content on GitHub Facebook wants to rid the internet of garbage. But it can't do that alone. So today, it's making two of its photo- and video-flagging technologies open-source and available on GitHub. It hop...
20:17, 08/02/2019

The ins and outs of Dark Mode: A harmful fad or a beneficial software feature For the past couple of years, it doesn't take long to realize that one of the most often requested software features users have clamored for is the venerable "dark mode", or "night mode" if you will. ...
10:51, 07/01/2019

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world's best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sensitive coastal waters, which have been overwhelmed ...
05:00, 06/13/2019

If you’re anti-abortion, Pinterest might accuse you of spreading ‘harmful misinformation’ Pinterest used to be a harmless time-suck that filled your feeds with unattainable kitchens, delicious cocktail recipes, and seasonal style. Now, it’s no better than Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube when...
19:51, 06/12/2019

Rhode Island bishop sorry for saying Pride events 'harmful for children' Prelate: LBGTQ month ‘contrary to Catholic faith and morals’Pride organiser: ‘Jesus never said a word about homosexuality’ The Catholic bishop of Providence, Rhode Island has apologized for saying Pri...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Breast pumps may introduce harmful bacteria to babies’ gut microbiome Milk from breast pumps contains more pathogens than milk that is directly breastfed, which may explain why asthma is more common in bottle-fed infants...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Tests find no harmful bacteria in Arizona romaine lettuce YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A federal report shows no pathogenic forms of E. coli or salmonella were found in samples of romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. The Yuma Sun reported Thursday that researchers ...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today....
07:17, 04/29/2019

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives a...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UN oceans treaty ‘essential’ to combat ‘unprecedented pressure’ on the world’s seas – UN chief The oceans are not only under “unprecedented pressure” due to climate change, but “half of all living coral has been lost in the past 150 years”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said...
21:51, 06/17/2019

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
18:00, 06/16/2019

Officials warn people of harmful algae in New Jersey’s largest lake Get out of the water! A harmful green algae is growing in New Jersey’s largest lake — causing flu-like symptoms and rashes, according to an alarming report Friday. Environmental officials are no...
23:51, 06/28/2019

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, th...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Google's Eric Schmidt: Breaking up Big Tech would be 'illegal' and harmful to consumers The former chairman and chief executive of Google said that calls for breaking up the tech giant have "no basis in law" and would harm consumers by pushing up prices and decreasing transparency. ...
23:17, 05/20/2019

Dietary Supplements May Be Harmful For Heart Health Of Young Adults And Children Supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building and energy boost posed three times more the risk of heart related ailments as compared to vitamin supplements...
16:17, 06/05/2019

California to Outlaw Widely Used Toxic Pesticide Deemed Harmful to Kids (LOS ANGELES) — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. ...
00:51, 05/09/2019

Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to hear its...
16:17, 06/21/2019

Coast Guard seizes estimated $569 million worth of cocaine, marijuana on high seas Vice President Mike Pence was on hand as 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana were seized.        ...
07:17, 07/12/2019

Bids sought for ways to protect Chignecto Isthmus from risk posed by rising seas The long-awaited, $700,000 process asks firms to come up with three different options for viable, resilient solutions to protect the roads, dikes and infrastructure on the Chignecto Isthmus....
01:17, 07/25/2019

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employing gender stereotypes that were "harmful" or impl...
03:34, 06/15/2019

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial strains found were 'superbugs,' or resistant to at ...
06:34, 06/24/2019

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vows to reject 'harmful' criminal justice bills Looking to mend fences with disgruntled black constituents after a scandal in Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam said Wednesday he's rejecting two criminal justice bills he says will only add to racial disp...
23:51, 05/01/2019

How the Smithsonian Prevents Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit From Slowly Destroying Itself With Harmful Gases Short of entombing it in a giant resin block like a prehistoric mosquito trapped in amber, the Smithsonian’s conservators can’t stop Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit from slowly breaking down over time. But...
04:51, 08/01/2019

Phthalates: why you need to know about the chemicals in cosmetics Also known as plasticizers, phthalates are also commonly found in food packaging and plasticsPhthalates are a group of chemicals most commonly used to make plastic more flexible and harder to break. T...
10:51, 05/23/2019

Boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops inspires fight for cleaner seas along African coast After completing a historic 500km journey from the Kenyan island of Lamu to the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, the world’s first ever traditional “dhow” sailing boat made entirely from recycled plastic...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Ask the experts: are we unnecessarily afraid of chemicals? We asked what you wanted to know about toxic exposure and put your questions to Dr Leonardo TrasandeHave a question about pesticides, persistent chemicals or heavy metals? Ask the expertsHow can we st...
23:51, 06/29/2019

The US allows 1,300 chemicals banned by Europe to be used in cosmetics. Why? A long list of potentially harmful ingredients banned in the EU are legally allowed in the US due to historically relaxed regulationsHelp us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contrib...
12:17, 05/22/2019

Chemicals from sunscreen get into your blood: Here's what that means When people slather on sunscreen, chemicals in the products are absorbed into the bloodstream, and the health effects are still unknown, a new government study reports....
19:17, 05/07/2019

Toxic chemicals and risks to infants: what to know and what you can do Exposure to potentially toxic substances that are part of modern life only adds to the many anxieties of parenting. Here’s what action you can takeFrom strapping zip ties onto cabinets to popping plas...
08:34, 06/25/2019

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the w...
14:51, 07/27/2019

Pesticides explained: the toxic chemicals in up to 70% of produce Studies have linked long-term health issues, while regulators insist breaches of safe limits are rare The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines pesticides as any chemical substance used to reg...
14:17, 05/29/2019

Britons being exposed to toxic chemicals from birth, MPs say Committee urges action over flame retardants found in breast milk and umbilical cordsBritons are being exposed to a “cocktail of chemicals” from the womb onwards, with potentially life-threatening con...
02:00, 07/16/2019

Israel Chemicals Q1 profit tops estimates Israel Chemicals (ICL) on Tuesday reported a bigger than expected rise in first-quarter net profit, boosted by higher prices for its products, increased sales volume for bromine and cost reductions....
09:51, 05/07/2019

China is pumping tons of banned chemicals into the air Chinese factories are pumping tons of dangerous chemicals into the air despite an international agreement intended to halt the destruction of the ozone layer, a study released on Wednesday said. Two p...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Sunscreen chemicals seep into your bloodstream after one day of use: study The chemicals in popular sunscreens don’t just sit on the surface of the skin — many of them are absorbed into the bloodstream at levels that far surpass government-recommended thresholds for the comp...
01:51, 05/08/2019

Schumer calls on FDA to review all chemicals used in sunscreen Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday said he’s asking the FDA to review all of the ingredients of sunscreen products to ensure consumers don’t get burned by chemicals that could “seep into t...
00:51, 06/10/2019

If farmers stopped using chemicals on crops, would the bugs take over? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWe are often told that the farming industry ca...
18:51, 07/30/2019

Bisphenol: what to know about the chemicals in water bottles and cans Though its health effects are still debated, the EPA says it is concerned about bisphenol (such as BPA) because ‘it is a reproductive, developmental and systemic toxicant’Bisphenols are a group of che...
19:51, 05/24/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths following an Afghan-sponsored security operation; agrochem...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Exiled Thai critic attacked with chemicals in Japan An exiled Thai critic of the country's military and monarchy said he was attacked in his home in Japan last month and believes Thai authorities were behind the incident, an accusation that was ridicul...
05:17, 08/04/2019

How to Recycle Household Cleaning Products and Hazardous Chemicals It should come as no surprise that when hazardous chemicals are dumped into landfills or waterways, it’s pretty damaging to the environment and our health. Just last week, six states sued the EPA for ...
18:00, 08/15/2019

Cancer and chemicals in Reserve, Louisiana: the science explained In the area closest to the local chemicals factory, residents face a cancer risk of 50 times the national average. So what’s in the air?St John the Baptist parish sits about 20 miles from New Orleans ...
17:34, 05/06/2019

Authorities find thousands of liters of chemicals in Germany German authorities are investigating after police found thousands of liters (gallons) of harmful chemicals and gas containers stored in a depot in western Germany....
13:00, 04/29/2019

Firms sued over water contaminated by chemicals in Delaware BLADES, Del. (AP) — Residents of a small Delaware town whose water supply is contaminated by chemicals linked to health issues ranging from cancer to infertility are suing several companies who manufa...
15:34, 06/05/2019

Sasol increases cost estimate for U.S. chemicals plant by around $1 bln South Africa's Sasol has increased its cost projection by around $1 billion for a chemical plant in the United States following a review by the project's new management....
08:34, 05/22/2019

Shell's Profits Fall After Chemicals, Refining Operations Take Hit Royal Dutch Shell’s first-quarter earnings fell but the performance of its gas trading business helped the company fare better than many of its rivals....
14:17, 05/02/2019

Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says While Parkinson's disease patients often receive treatment for lower dopamine levels, researchers say treatment should also target the chemical acetylcholine....
00:00, 07/18/2019

FDA food sampling finds contamination by ‘forever chemicals’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Food and Drug Administration sampling has found nonstick compounds called “forever chemicals” in some foods. The FDA presented the unreleased results at a science confere...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Lawmakers concerned over chemicals in rubber-surfaced playgrounds Thirty-three states introduced legislation related to chemical safety on various issues as federal government lags behindThousands of playgrounds and sports fields around the country have been covered...
08:34, 06/25/2019

Bayer to sell chemicals unit Currenta for €3.5 billion The sale is part of Bayer's plan to divest from non-strategic ventures, after its purchase of US firm Monsanto. Bayer has been dogged by a wave of lawsuits after the merger, which has sent its shares ...
13:17, 08/07/2019

Terrorists Used "Easily Available Chemicals" To Make Bombs: Sri Lanka PM The suicide bombers behind the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka assembled easily-available chemicals to make explosives, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said, as authorities probe how......
20:51, 04/29/2019

Chemicals or biological agent 'may have killed UK couple in Egypt' John and Susan Cooper did not die in Red Sea resort from natural causes, court told A British couple who died on holiday at a hotel in Egypt may have suffered the effects of an infectious biological a...
00:51, 05/02/2019

FDA food testing finds contamination by 'forever chemicals' The Food and Drug Administration's first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood ...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Pretty hurts: are chemicals in beauty products making us ill? Cosmetics and personal care items women use every day are packed with a constellation of chemicals that health advocates say could be connected to a host of health problemsAnyone who has ever glanced ...
10:51, 05/23/2019

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
07:17, 06/14/2019

Stephen Colbert compares democratic debate to 'dwarfs offering Snow White a poison apple' Addressing the Democratic debate, "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert broke out a a pitch-perfect Bernie Sanders impression.        ...
04:51, 08/01/2019

BASF shares tumble after chemicals giant slashes outlook BASF shares fell almost 6% on Tuesday after an overnight profit warning in which the German chemicals giant citing trade friction forecast a 30% fall in adjusted annual operating profit instead of a r...
13:00, 07/09/2019

IBM built a robotic tongue to taste test hazardous chemicals The pace of technical advancement in computer vision systems over the past few years has been nothing short of astounding. The eyes of machines are quickly gaining on their biological counterparts wit...
22:51, 07/16/2019

Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here's how it could affect your health If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes inThe internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take meaningful steps towards making its packaging more sust...
16:17, 05/28/2019

Banning dangerous chemicals could save the US billions | Leonardo Trasande It’s a myth that environmental regulations stifle economic productivity. Harmful chemicals cost the US $340bn a yearThe Trump administration has argued that environmental regulations hold back economi...
07:51, 06/25/2019

Bayer to sell chemicals unit Currenta for 3.5 billion euros The sale is part of Bayer's plan to divest from non-strategic ventures, after its purchase of US firm Monsanto. Bayer has been dogged by a wave of lawsuits after the merger, which has sent its shares ...
03:17, 08/07/2019

'Forever chemicals' found in seafood, meats and chocolate cake, FDA says Nearly half the meat and fish tested had double the advisory level for PFAS, chemicals linked to cancer and liver problemsWhy you need to know about PFAS, the chemicals in pizza boxes and rainwearSign...
23:51, 06/03/2019

Exxon Mobil profit sinks on weakness in chemicals, refining Exxon Mobil Corp on Friday reported a 21% drop in quarterly profit, its third period in a row of weaker year-over-year results, as sharply higher oil production was offset by weaker refining and chem...
08:17, 08/03/2019

Chipotle, Sweetgreen bowls are linked to cancer-causing chemicals The bowls used at restaurants such as Chipotle and Sweetgreen are linked to cancer-causing chemicals, according to a new study. Though compostable bowls are often advertised as environmentally-friendl...
00:17, 08/08/2019

Unlisted chemicals in Juul e-cigarettes may irritate throats of users While people who vape are inhaling chemicals used in the products, researchers point out they also inhale the results of reactions between those chemicals -- which may have unknown effects....
22:17, 07/30/2019

Making industrial chemicals “green” requires a lot of renewable electricity Enlarge / Huntsman Olefins petrochemical industry, manufacturer of ethylene and propylene, Wilton, Teesside, UK. (credit: Photo by Photofusion/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) When we think...
20:51, 05/20/2019

Authorities find radioactive chemicals at Ohio middle school An Ohio middle school will shut down indefinitely after authorities discovered it was potentially contaminated with cancer-causing radioactive materials, officials said. Scioto Valley Local District o...
17:17, 05/16/2019

China confirmed as source of illegal ozone-destroying chemicals Researchers have been puzzled by rising levels of trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11), but a new study suggests the Chinese provinces of Shandong and Hebei are the source...
19:51, 05/22/2019

Diabetes risk tied to common chemicals, curbed by healthy habits Chemicals in everything from food wrappers to clothing and furniture are associated with an increased risk of diabetes, but much of this added risk is reduced with good eating and exercise habits, a s...
00:51, 08/09/2019

Is your takeout lunch bowl covered in toxic 'forever chemicals'? | Joe Fassler Compostable bowls are considered eco-friendly, but they are covered in chemicals that persist indefinitely and are linked to troubling health effectsFor years, disposable bowls have been a stalwart al...
19:00, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 6-Exxon Mobil profit sinks on weakness in chemicals, refining Exxon Mobil Corp on Friday reported a 21% drop in quarterly profit, its third period in a row of weaker year-over-year results, as sharply higher oil production was offset by weaker refining and chemi...
18:17, 08/02/2019

Shares in Germany's Brenntag drop on dual-use chemicals sale to Syria Shares in German chemicals distributor Brenntag dropped on Wednesday on a report that the company sold substances to a company in Syria that could go into chemical weapons, among other uses....
16:34, 06/26/2019

Tata Chemicals plans first UK industrial carbon capture demo plant Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE) plans to build Britain's first industrial-scale carbon capture and utilization (CCU) demonstration plant to trap emissions for use in sodium carbonate manufacturing, the fi...
02:34, 06/27/2019

Exxon Mobil profit sinks on weakness in natural gas, chemicals, refining Exxon Mobil Corp reported a 21% drop in quarterly profit on Friday, hit by weaker natural gas prices, lower refining profits and a loss in its U.S. chemicals business....
15:17, 08/02/2019

Exclusive: Chevron Phillips Chemical in bid to acquire Nova Chemicals - sources ​Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, a joint venture between Chevron Corp and Phillips 66, has offered to acquire Nova Chemicals Corp for more than $15 billion including debt, people familiar with the ...
08:34, 06/21/2019

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria'...
01:34, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 3-Exxon Mobil profit sinks on weakness in natural gas, chemicals, refining Exxon Mobil Corp reported a 21% drop in quarterly profit on Friday, hit by weaker natural gas prices, lower refining profits and a loss in its U.S. chemicals business....
15:17, 08/02/2019

Natural high: Brazil's Guarana growers ditch chemicals for ancient knowledge For the Guarana growers of the Amazon, the caffeine-rich berries aren't just a fortifying brew but part of ancient tradition that respects their rainforest home....
07:34, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Exxon Mobil profit drops on weakness in natural gas, chemicals, refining Exxon Mobil Corp reported a 21% drop in quarterly profit on Friday, hit by weaker natural gas prices, lower refining profits and a loss in its U.S. chemicals business....
14:17, 08/02/2019

Chemicals maker Albemarle profit beats, raises 2019 earnings forecast Albemarle Corp beat quarterly profit estimates on higher demand for bromine and raised its 2019 adjusted profit forecast on Wednesday, sending shares of the world's largest lithium producer up over 1...
09:51, 08/08/2019

FDA Study Finds that Sunscreen Chemicals Reach Our Bloodstream, but the Health Risks Are Unclear Researchers at the Food and Drug Administration have found that people who regularly use certain sunscreens may be absorbing higher-than-safe levels of active ingredients into their bodies. But the sc...
00:34, 05/07/2019

Starbucks customers sue claiming exposure to potentially fatal pest-control chemicals Starbucks is being sued by a group of New York City customers concerned about exposure to potentially-fatal pest-control chemicals.        ...
00:34, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Chemicals maker Albemarle profit beats, raises 2019 earnings forecast Albemarle Corp beat quarterly profit estimates on higher demand for bromine and raised its 2019 adjusted profit forecast on Wednesday, sending shares of the world's largest lithium producer up over 10...
04:51, 08/08/2019

Full-page ads in newspapers are calling out meat alternatives like the Beyond Burger for containing chemicals, but nutritionists say it’s healthy Beyond Meat's "bleeding" veggie burger has become a popular alternative to traditional meat patties. The Center for Consumer Freedom, a group funded by some food companies and restaurants, is running ...
02:34, 08/16/2019

Samsung, SK Hynix ask Korean firm to boost chemicals supply amid Japanese curbs South Korea's Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have asked a local supplier to the boost supply of a key chipmaking chemical to guard against any production disruptions, an official at the supplier s...
12:51, 07/16/2019

Colorado couple files suit alleging chemicals at Dominican Republic resort made them critically ill A Colorado couple has filed a lawsuit in the Dominican Republic against the hotel chain where at least four American tourists have died in the past year, alleging that they fell ill because of pestici...
00:34, 06/07/2019

'They have no excuse for it': Tory MP who got Amazon to remove pro-anorexia books insists retailer must stop harmful content being listed A Tory MP who condemned Amazon for selling books promoting anorexia has urged the online retailer to stop harmful material being listed on its website in the first place....
17:51, 05/11/2019

Asian traders are set for new metals contracts The London Metal Exchange is setting its sights on Asian retail investors with the launch of dollar-denominated mini contracts for six base metals in the coming months, CEO Matthew Chamberlain said on...
07:51, 05/07/2019

National Beverage craters after a new lawsuit alleges the company made false claims about chemicals in LaCroix cans (FIZZ) National Beverage Corp. shares slid on the news that a lawsuit has been filed against its beverage company LaCroix. The lawsuit claims the president of National Beverage planned to prematurely state ...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Gold's Shine Spreads to Other Precious Metals Gold has recovered some of its former shine lately. Silver and platinum have been dull by comparison, but if history is any guide they are likely to regain their luster too....
13:34, 07/23/2019

METALS-Copper takes a breather after touching 2 wk-high Copper prices took a break from a strong rally on Tuesday after positive industrial output and investment data from top consumer China sent prices to a two-week high in the previous session....
05:17, 07/16/2019

METALS-Copper rises as supply risks mount Copper prices rose on Friday, heading for their first weekly gain in nine weeks, on concerns that supply would tighten further as unionised workers at a Codelco mine decided to strike after a labour d...
04:34, 06/14/2019

METALS-Nickel prices slide as bull run fades Shanghai nickel prices slumped nearly 4% in early trade on Tuesday, tracking a steep fall in London in the previous session as investors chose to book profits. The metal used to make stainless ste...
07:17, 07/02/2019

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a number of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic an...
17:17, 05/29/2019

750 kg of gold and other metals ⁠— worth US$40M ⁠— stolen from Brazil airport A police report said the thieves left with about 750 kg (1,650 lbs) of gold and other precious metals, along with two airport workers taken as hostages, and remained at large....
02:17, 07/26/2019

U.S. agrees to lift metals tariffs on Canada, Mexico The bargain calls for both nations to adopt tough monitoring and enforcement measures to prevent subsidized Chinese steel from being shipped to the United States via their territory....
04:17, 05/18/2019

METALS-Nickel surges to 11-mth high on funds buying Nickel prices on Tuesday jumped to their highest in 11 months as some funds pushed up their purchase of the metal pegged to benefit from the burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) industry....
12:34, 07/16/2019

Trump slaps new U.S. sanctions on Iran's metals industry President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered new sanctions on Iran, this time targeting the Islamic Republic's export revenues from its industrial metals sector, and vowed to keep squeezing Tehran unle...
23:17, 05/08/2019

METALS-Nickel retreats after 2 weeks of strong gains Nickel prices fell on Monday as a buying spree that sent the metal used mostly in making stainless steel to its highest in more than a year, started to lose steam....
07:17, 07/22/2019

METALS-Copper steady ahead of Fed rate decision Copper prices in London were steady on Wednesday ahead of a rate decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve, but were on track to fall this month amid slowing growth from top consumer China....
05:17, 07/31/2019

METALS-Trade war drags copper to 4-month lows Copper prices fell on Wednesday to a four-month low as an intensifying trade dispute between the United States and China drove industrial metals broadly lower....
15:17, 05/22/2019

METALS-Copper hovers near 2-yr low amid recession fears Shanghai copper fell on Thursday, while London copper edged up but struggled to break away from its two-year lows, weighed down by growing fears of a global recession and weak industrial output growth...
10:34, 08/15/2019

Glencore to Close Massive Mine as Economic Woes Hit Metals Glencore’s first-half earnings fell by a third and the commodities giant said it is closing one of its largest copper and cobalt mines, as concerns over the global economy and the trade war between th...
16:51, 08/07/2019

U.S. nears deal with Canada, Mexico over removing metals tariffs U.S. officials have insisted they will only lift the tariffs if Canada and Mexico accept quotas or other mechanisms that would avoid them becoming a conduit for cheap steel entering the U.S. from othe...
19:51, 05/15/2019

METALS-Copper edges up on U.S.-China trade deal hopes Copper ticked up on Thursday but in a tight range as investors were cautious ahead of a weekend meeting between U.S. and Chinese presidents on their prolonged trade dispute....
08:17, 06/27/2019

METALS-London copper holds steady, heads for best week in 12 London copper prices were flat in early Asian trade on Friday, holding on to gains made after the United States and top metals consumer China agreed to restart trade talks and amid signs the Federal R...
05:51, 06/21/2019

METALS-Shanghai lead rallies on supply shortage concerns Shanghai lead advanced on Thursday, tracking a rally in London prices overnight, as investors were worried about a supply shortage amid some maintenance activities in China....
07:00, 07/25/2019

METALS-Copper extends fall on escalating trade war tension London copper fell for the sixth straight session on Tuesday, hovering around a two-year low, as a year-long U.S.-China trade war escalated and the Chinese offshore yuan fell to an all-time low....
07:17, 08/06/2019

| Gunmen steal 750kg of precious metals from Brazil airport Eight gunmen impersonating federal police stole nearly a ton of precious metals, including gold, from an international airport in Brazil, an official said....
18:00, 07/26/2019

Armed men steal $40 million of gold, metals from Brazil airport Armed men stole $40 million of gold and other precious metals on Thursday from a Sao Paulo cargo terminal at South America's busiest airport, taking two hostages, police said....
03:34, 07/26/2019

METALS-London copper gives up gains as U.S.-Iran tensions weigh London copper prices pared early gains to trade lower on Friday as the base metals complex declined amid concerns over rising political tensions between the United States and Iran. U.S. President ...
11:17, 06/21/2019

METALS-Nickel clings to one-year high, but rally seen as excessive Nickel rebounded on Tuesday, supported by steadily declining inventories, but analysts said lofty prices for the metal used to make stainless steel were not supported by most fundamentals. Benchma...
16:00, 07/23/2019

METALS-Nickel rises on Indonesia supply disruption fears Nickel prices advanced on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked concerns about supply of the input material for stainless steel....
08:00, 06/17/2019

METALS-Nickel prices plunge as rally begins to unwind Nickel prices dived more than 3% on Thursday as a blistering rally appeared to unwind, while investors worried by a sharp slowdown in euro zone factory activity looked ahead to a European Central Bank...
13:17, 07/25/2019

METALS-Copper hits 26-month low on fresh trade war concerns London copper hit its lowest in more than two years on Monday, after a trade war between the United States and China escalated, threatening global growth and metals demand....
06:51, 08/05/2019

METALS-London copper climbs as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions Prices of copper and other industrial metals rose on the London Metal Exchange (LME) on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased some trade restrictions on Chinese telecoms giant Huawei. ...
09:51, 05/21/2019

METALS-Copper hits 2-yr low on trade war; nickel touches 4-yr high London copper hit its lowest in more than two years on Monday after a trade war between the United States and China escalated, while Shanghai nickel prices hit a four-year high on renewed concerns of ...
06:51, 08/05/2019

METALS-Copper rises on supply concerns, weaker dollar Copper prices advanced on Tuesday as extended strike at Codelco's Chuquicamata copper mine raised concerns about supply, while a weaker dollar also lent some support....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Trump administration imposes new sanctions on Iran's industrial metals President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new U.S. sanctions targeting Iran's revenue from export of industrial metals and threatened further action unless Tehran "fundamentally" changed its behavio...
23:17, 05/08/2019

METALS-Aluminium set for strong weekly gain on supply concern Aluminium prices in London and Shanghai are set for solid weekly gains on Friday, as alumina refinery shutdowns in China raises production costs for the metal, but a gloomy global growth outlook put p...
07:51, 05/17/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds as dollar weakens on dovish Fed comments Copper prices rose on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar hovered near a seven-week low, following comments from the Federal Reserve that pointed to possibility of an interest rate cut in the face of rising ...
05:51, 06/05/2019

METALS-Copper drops to 3-week low on Trump tariff blow London copper tumbled to its lowest in over three weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would slap a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports from next month....
10:51, 08/02/2019

Mexico says it is close to U.S. metals tariff deal, waiting for Canada Mexico is close to resolving its dispute with the United States over steel and aluminum tariffs without quotas but hopes Canada can reach a similar agreement before completing it, a senior Mexican off...
08:34, 05/16/2019

European shares sink after China hint on rare metals European shares slipped on Wednesday, as Chinese newspapers warned Beijing was ready to use its supply of rare metals in an increasingly bitter trade dispute with the United States, sending investors ...
10:34, 05/29/2019

The State Department puts China first on rare earth metals HARGEISA, Somaliland — To most Americans, anarchy, intervention, and the Black Hawk Down fiasco define Somalia. By any reasonable metric, the country has not improved much since. Somalia has had the d...
07:51, 08/08/2019

METALS-Copper hits three-week low on threat of renewed trade war Copper prices were set for their biggest weekly fall since May after President Donald Trump said the United States would impose more tariffs on Chinese imports, escalating a trade dispute expected to ...
13:51, 08/02/2019

Global stocks steady, yields bounce, metals melt again Markets saw a modest rebound in risk appetite on Thursday, as traders took a break from selling beaten-down stocks and pumping money into safe-haven bonds and the dollar....
12:00, 05/30/2019

METALS-Shanghai copper hits 2-year low on demand concerns Shanghai copper slipped to a two-year low on Thursday, tracking falls in London's previous session, amid mounting concerns on weak metals demand due to rising trade tensions....
10:17, 06/06/2019

Tata Global Shares, Tata Chemicals Spike After Consumer Business Deal Tata Chemicals shareholders will retain their ownership of a focused science-led chemistry solutions and specialty products company, according to Tata Global Beverages....
12:00, 05/16/2019

METALS-Copper set for worst quarter in 3-1/2 years ahead of Trump-Xi meeting Copper prices edged higher on Friday but were on track for their weakest quarterly performance since the end of 2015, weighed down by demand fears from the U.S.-China trade war....
10:34, 06/28/2019

METALS-Copper set for biggest weekly fall since November on trade war threat Copper prices were set for their biggest weekly fall since November after President Donald Trump said the United States would impose more tariffs on Chinese imports, escalating a trade dispute expecte...
15:17, 08/02/2019

METALS-Shanghai lead rises amid supply shortage worries Shanghai lead rose on Thursday, tracking a rally in London prices overnight, following concerns of supply shortages amid some maintenance activities in China....
05:51, 07/25/2019

METALS-Copper rises on demand hopes, nickel up as steel surges Prices of industrial metals were mostly higher in Asian trading on Tuesday, with copper hitting the highest in almost two weeks on expectations that China's appetite for the commodity could grow....
11:00, 06/11/2019

METALS-Shanghai tin plumbs 3-yr lows as short selling takes hold Shanghai tin prices slumped and were heading for a sixth consecutive daily drop on Wednesday as investors took out more short positions on the metal used in tin cans and lead-acid batteries, even as a...
08:00, 07/03/2019

METALS-Nickel extends gains amid Indonesia supply disruption Nickel prices rose further on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked supply concerns about the stainless steel ingredient....
06:51, 06/17/2019

METALS-Copper edges down on recession fears, weak China data Copper prices lost ground in London and Shanghai in early trade on Thursday, weighed down by growing fears of a global recession and weak industrial output growth in top metals consumer China. Y...
06:34, 08/15/2019

METALS-Copper rises on hopes of salvaging U.S.-China trade deal Prices of copper and most other industrial metals rose on hopes of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions, which have been threatening economic growth, even as higher U.S. tariffs on more Chinese goods took ...
06:51, 05/10/2019

METALS-Copper extends losses amid lacklustre China demand Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange declined on Tuesday, poised for a third consecutive drop, on worries of lean demand from China, the world's biggest consumer of the red metal....
10:17, 07/09/2019

METALS-Nickel falls from 13-month high as buying spree pauses Nickel prices dropped on Monday as a rally that sent the metal used mostly in making stainless steel to its highest in more than a year started to lose steam....
11:51, 07/22/2019

METALS-Copper prices climb as U.S-China trade talks start London prices for copper and most other metals rose on Wednesday, buoyed as trade talks aimed at ending a bitter trade war between China and the United states kicked off in Beijing....
10:00, 05/01/2019

METALS-Copper set for steepest monthly fall in 3-1/2 yrs amid demand worries London copper eased on Friday and was on track for a third straight and biggest monthly fall in three-and-a-half years as global trade tensions raised concerns on weaker demand....
11:34, 05/31/2019

Scientists develop better, cheaper way to make pattern metals for solar cells Chemists at the University of Warwick have developed a better way to make patterned metals. The material innovation could make solar panels cheaper and more sustainable....
18:34, 08/15/2019

If we can't challenge China, no one can, warns operator of only US mine for rare earth metals "If we can't be economic, there's no hope for the U.S. industry," said James Litinsky, owner of the only rare earth minerals mine in the U.S....
05:17, 05/31/2019

METALS-Copper edges off two-year low as Washington soothes trade fears Copper inched higher on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China, though a lack of progress on resolving the conflict kept prices near their low...
16:17, 08/07/2019

METALS-Lead gains for third week as supply outages erode stockpiles Lead prices were set for a third weekly gain as production outages tightened supply of the metal used in batteries and drove stockpiles in London Metal Exchange (LME) warehouses to the lowest in 10 ye...
16:00, 07/26/2019

METALS-LME copper touches 6-week peak on U.S.-China trade truce Copper touched its highest in six weeks on Monday after a U.S.-China trade truce eased tensions between the world's top two economies that have threatened global growth and metal demand....
11:34, 07/01/2019

METALS-Copper set for 1st weekly gain in 8 weeks amid easing dollar Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) rose on Friday as the U.S. dollar weakened, while the metal looked set for a weekly gain for the first time in eight weeks....
06:51, 06/07/2019

METALS-Weaker dollar boosts copper prices to near 1-week high Copper prices rose to near their one-week highs on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar weakened on dovish comments from the Federal Reserve amid rising risks to trade and global growth....
08:17, 06/05/2019

METALS-Copper prices rise despite weak Chinese factory data Copper prices rose on Tuesday as investors bet that top consumer China would respond to weak factory data with stimulus measures and the U.S. dollar weakened, making metals cheaper for buyers with oth...
15:17, 04/30/2019

METALS-Shanghai nickel slides as bull run fades; tin price tanks Shanghai nickel prices slumped nearly 4% on Tuesday, tracking a steep fall in London in the previous session as investors chose to book profits after recent gains, while China tin prices dropped to th...
07:17, 07/02/2019

China's CMOC seeks opportunities to beef up battery metals business -CEO Fresh from closing a $518 million acquisition, metals firm China Molybdenum Co (CMOC) remains open to deals that would boost business in the booming electric vehicle (EV) battery sector, the company's...
13:51, 08/09/2019

METALS-Copper at near 2-week highs on hopes China imports could grow Prices for industrial metals were mostly higher in Asian trading on Tuesday, with copper prices hitting the highest in almost two weeks on expectations that China's appetite for the commodity could gr...
08:34, 06/11/2019

METALS-Shanghai copper hits 2-year low as demand fear grows Shanghai copper prices on Thursday tumbled to their lowest in two years, tracking falls in London's overnight session, as anxiety about global growth and metals demand hurt sentiment....
06:51, 06/06/2019

METALS-Copper falls on weak demand; set to snap 3 weeks of gains London copper prices fell on Friday and were heading for their first weekly drop in a month, as sluggish demand outlook and rising supplies pressured prices....
10:51, 07/05/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium rises on production halt at Chinese smelter Shanghai aluminium rose over 1% on Monday to a more than one-week high after a Chinese firm halted production at a smelting unit following a fire that broke out over the weekend....
09:17, 05/27/2019

METALS-Most metal prices rise as U.S.-China trade talks kick off Most London metal prices climbed on Wednesday, buoyed as talks aimed at ending a bitter trade war between China and the United states kicked off in Beijing....
06:34, 05/01/2019

Tata Chemicals, Tata Global Beverages To Combine Consumer Businesses The boards of directors of Tata Global Beverages and Tata Chemicals approved the de-merger of the consumer products business of TCL into TGBL. Each shareholder of Tata Chemicals will get 1.14 new......
12:00, 05/16/2019

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics 'as early as 2021,' Trudeau says “As early as 2021, Canada will ban harmful single-use plastics from coast to coast,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday.        ...
15:51, 06/11/2019

METALS-Copper steady, eyes Fed meet as Chile mine strike rumbles on London copper prices held steady on Tuesday as investors waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting, while concerns over a mine strike in top copper producer Chile offset we...
08:00, 06/18/2019

METALS-Copper edges higher on Chile mine strike, eyes Fed meet London copper prices moved higher for a second day in early Asian trade on Tuesday as a key mine in Chile halved output due to a strike, while investors waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's...
08:00, 06/18/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium hits 7-mth high amid supply shortage in China Shanghai aluminium futures prices on Thursday hit their highest since October 2018 on worries over supply shortage, following a refinery shutdown in China - the world's top aluminium maker....
11:51, 05/16/2019

METALS-Nickel falls from 13-month high as investors put brakes on buying spree Nickel prices retreated on Monday as a buying rally that sent the metal used mostly in making stainless steel to its highest in more than a year, started to lose steam....
07:17, 07/22/2019

U.S. targets Iran's metals for sanctions; Tehran relaxes nuclear deal compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in tensions between Washington and Tehran over a 2015 ...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Exclusive: GAM whistle blower concerns focused on bonds sold by metals tycoon A whistle blower at Swiss asset manager GAM Holding AG who alerted UK financial regulators last year did so over concerns about the purchase of more than half a billion pounds of bonds from commoditie...
04:51, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new No...
02:34, 05/18/2019

METALS-Copper falls amid lack of progress on U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange fell on Tuesday, on track for a third straight decline, amid a lack of news on steps to settle a prolonged trade dispute between the United States and China....
06:34, 07/09/2019

METALS-Copper eases amid slowdown worries, lingering trade woes Copper prices traded in a tight range amid a lack of progress in the festering trade dispute between Washington and Beijing, while soft China data fuelled worries about global slowdown....
11:34, 06/12/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium advances as fire halts production at Chinese smelter Shanghai aluminium rose over 1% on Monday to a more than one-week high after a Chinese firm halted production at a smelting unit due to a fire over the weekend....
10:51, 05/27/2019

METALS-Shanghai nickel hits 10-1/2-month high on Indonesian supply concerns Shanghai nickel prices on Monday surged to their highest in more than 10 months, tracking an overnight rally in London, on concerns that top producer Indonesia will resume an export ban on ore in 2022...
05:17, 07/15/2019

METALS-Copper heads for 5th week of decline amid U.S.-China trade tension Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange are on track to fall for a fifth straight week, as deepening U.S.-China trade tensions sparked concerns about weak demand....
11:34, 05/17/2019

Brazil's Vale names logistics exec as new coal and ferrous metals chief Brazil's Vale SA , the world's top iron ore miner, has named Marcelo Spinelli as its new head of coal and ferrous metals, it said in a filing on Monday....
17:17, 05/27/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds as investors seek bargains, but trade tensions weigh Copper rebounded on Tuesday as investors emboldened by solid supply-demand fundamentals sought bargains after tit-for-tat trade tariffs resumed between the United States and China triggered a fall in ...
13:34, 05/14/2019

METALS-Copper slips as trade tensions overshadow Peru mine concerns London copper prices slipped to their lowest in almost four months on Wednesday, as concerns over potential renewed supply disruptions at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru were offset by U.S.-China tr...
10:34, 05/22/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds on bargain buying; trade woes curb gains Copper prices rose on Tuesday on bargain buying with the metal having tumbled to a 15-month low in the previous session on escalated trade tensions between Beijing and Washington....
07:17, 05/14/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds on bargain buying; zinc spread hits 22-yr high Copper prices rose on Tuesday on bargain buying after having tumbled to a 15-week low in the previous session on heightened trade tensions between Beijing and Washington. China said on Monday it w...
11:00, 05/14/2019

METALS-Nickel rises on supply fears but strong dollar caps gains Nickel prices in London rose on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked concerns about supply of the input material for stainless steel....
11:51, 06/17/2019

Trump ratchets up pressure on Iran with sanctions on exports of steel, copper and other metals Trump said that Tehran "can expect further actions unless it fundamentally alters its conduct" and said that he looks forward to "meeting with the leaders of Iran in order to work out an agreement."...
21:51, 05/08/2019

METALS-Copper prices extend gains on hopes China imports could grow Prices for industrial metals were mostly higher in Asian trading on Tuesday, with copper extending gains on expectations China's appetite for the commodity could grow....
06:17, 06/11/2019

METALS-Copper gains as hopes for trade deal outweigh soft Chinese data Copper extended its rebound on Wednesday as hopes the United States and China would forge a trade deal overshadowed largely disappointing economic data from top metals consumer China....
15:17, 05/15/2019

METALS-Copper rises on trade hopes; aluminium seen pressured by strong China output Copper and most other base metals rose on Wednesday, as investors took a breather from a recent escalation between the United States and China, following comments from U.S. President Donald Trump that...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Exclusive: Greensill issued false statement on bonds sold by metals tycoon Gupta Financing group Greensill Capital, which is backed by Japan’s SoftBank Group and General Atlantic of the U.S., last year provided a false statement to market participants relating to bonds it had issu...
18:51, 07/07/2019

Amazon Agrees to Stop Selling Children's Products With Illegal Levels of Toxic Metals A bright green frog-shaped pencil case targeting children on Amazon contained 80 times the federal legal limit for lead, according to an investigation by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office...
05:51, 05/11/2019

Criminal sentencing of former JP Morgan Chase metals trader delayed as federal probe continues His sentencing has been postponed twice, suggesting he is continuing to cooperate with prosecutors in their investigation. No one else has been charged....
15:34, 05/03/2019

Trump order for federal purchases of iron and steel may come too late to lift U.S. metals producers Trump's efforts to shore up U.S. steel industry have widened the gap between companies, such as U.S. Steel, that use costly legacy blast furnaces, and companies, such as Nucor, that use cheaper, more ...
05:00, 07/16/2019

Armed men disguised as cops take $40M in gold, precious metals and hostages in Brazilian airport heist Several armed gunman in federal police cars entered one of Brazil’s busiest airports Thursday and made off with $40 million worth of gold and precious metals, taking two hostages with them during the ...
19:34, 07/26/2019

Armed robbers steal at least $30 million of gold and precious metals in Sao Paulo airport heist A group of armed men stole a haul of gold and other precious metals worth at least $30 million from a Brazilian airport Thursday, according to Brazilian state news agency Agencia Brasil....
14:34, 07/26/2019

Canada vows 'full steam ahead' on ratifying trade pact after U.S. lifts metals tariffs Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and al...
02:51, 05/19/2019

Ex-Scotia Capital, Bear Stearns metals trader pleads guilty, will cooperate in 'spoofing' probe Ex-Scotia Capital and Bear Stearns trader, Corey Flaum, is cooperating with an ongoing federal criminal investigations into gold, silver, platinum and palladium futures markets, as is ex-J.P. Morgan t...
23:17, 07/25/2019

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a new blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru lent support to prices, although gains were capped by ongoing U.S.-China tra...
07:17, 05/22/2019

'Cancer-linked' chemicals in Chipotle, Sweetgreen packaging? There's more to know, experts say Harmful chemicals may be lurking in those eco-friendly containers from fast casual dining spots like Chipotle and Sweetgreen.       ...
18:00, 08/13/2019

Heavy Rain Continues into Thursday Rain, rain go away! More off and on downpours and thunderstorms will roll through the Bluegrass into Thursday. Some storms could be on the strong to severe side this evening. Heavy rain and hail, alon...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Heavy rain swamps Texas Storms are soaking parts of Texas that have been repeatedly hit by flooding recently, including devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey in 2017.        ...
02:51, 05/09/2019

Heavy Rain Threat Continues The break from the rain sure has been nice today. We even squeezed in some sunshine. As the next round of showers and storms develops, activity will interact with the juicy air mass and more pockets o...
02:34, 06/09/2019

Heavy storms to keep temperatures in check across southeastern U.S. An increase in clouds and thunderstorms in the southeastern United States will keep temperatures from reaching recent record-high levels into the weekend....
14:17, 07/04/2019

Landslide Kills at Least 51 in Myanmar, With More Heavy Rain on the Way “This year’s flood is the worst in my life,” said a lawmaker from an affected township, which was drowned by 30 inches of water in two days amid monsoon downpours....
12:51, 08/11/2019

Heavy flooding hits eastern Canada Thousands of people were told to evacuate their homes near Montreal in eastern Canada early on Sunday after rising floodwaters breached a dyke following heavy rain....
14:34, 04/29/2019

Would-be Lordstown buyer bears heavy load A grim earnings report from the company that wants to buy the Lordstown Assembly plant isn't derailing talks on a sale that would ease the political pressure GM has faced over its idling....
10:00, 08/11/2019

Warriors heavy favorites over Raptors for Finals Toronto opened as a +260 underdog at Caesars Sportsbook in the series. In the past eight NBA Finals, only last season's Cavaliers were larger underdogs to start than the Raptors....
06:17, 05/26/2019

Several killed in heavy storms in northern Greece Six people have been killed and dozens more have been injured after tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit the Halkidiki peninsula. The victims, including two children, were tourists visiting Greece....
17:34, 07/11/2019

Fitness Diet: What to Eat Before, During And After A Heavy Workout Session Your diet before, during and after workout should be carefully curated to help your recover from the harsh exercises regime and prepare it to face it again....
16:00, 05/28/2019

Heavy traffic and long delays reported on I-17 PHOENIX (AP) – Authorities report heavy traffic on northbound Interstate 17 and say drivers headed to northern Arizona should expect long delays. The Arizona Department of Transportation said la...
01:34, 05/26/2019

Raptors now heavy favorites to knock off Warriors The Toronto Raptors are heavy favorites to win their first NBA championship after taking a 3-1 lead on the Golden State Warriors, while star Kawhi Leonard is now the overwhelming favorite to take home...
04:00, 06/09/2019

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

2 killed in heavy storms in Switzerland, France Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm, and another was killed in nearby France after high winds brought down a tree on her camps...
15:17, 06/16/2019

SpaceX is just days away from its third Falcon Heavy launch SpaceX’s largest functional launch vehicle, the Falcon Heavy, has already taken to the skies twice over the past couple of years, and both launches were nearly perfect, save for some snafus duri...
05:00, 06/22/2019

Pallister: Lukaku is too heavy for Manchester United "Former Manchester United defender Gary Pallister believes that Romelu Lukaku was not fit enough to play for the club under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer\u0027s tactical approach."...
10:34, 08/16/2019

Heavy Rain And Flash Flood Threat Late weekend heavy rain plus additional rounds inbound the next couple of days will lead to an elevated flash flood threat early this week. A flash flood watch is in effect for Bluegrass, northern & e...
12:17, 06/17/2019

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

300 Yaks Die Of Starvation After Heavy Snowfall In Sikkim After a bout of harsh winter weather, around 300 Himalayan yaks have died in Sikkim, said officials. According to government sources, the yaks died in the cold desert region of North Sikkim --......
19:17, 05/12/2019

Ways to manage or stop heavy periods A range of home remedies can help reduce heavy periods. When the bleeding is severe, doctors may also recommend medication or surgery. Learn more here....
10:17, 08/08/2019

NASA wants you to come up with a way to send heavy stuff to the Moon The NASA of today is a whole lot different than the agency that first sent humans to the Moon. While those projects were almost entirely in-house, today’s NASA relies heavily on commercial partn...
23:17, 07/31/2019

Chris Long admits to heavy pot use during NFL career Chris Long, who recently announced his retirement from football, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, took to t...
02:17, 05/23/2019

Traders bet heavy on Fed rate cuts ahead Traders of U.S. short-term interest rate futures added to bets that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates starting next month, after the central bank ended a two-day policy meeting with a pledge...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Heavy favorites spice up weekend racing card With a week to go before the Belmont Stakes, a relatively light weekend racing program across North American includes some heavy favorites nonetheless....
21:17, 05/31/2019

Two Heavy-Lift Chinook Helicopters For IAF Reach Gujarat American aerospace major Boeing on Monday announced the arrival of two new heavy-lift Chinook helicopters for the Indian Air Force at the Mundra port in Gujarat....
05:17, 07/09/2019

Gurugram Restaurants Opt Out Of Food Applications; Say No To Heavy Discounts Restaurants have floated #LogOut campaign on social media to protest against offers-driven paid membership programs such as Zomato (Gold), EazyDiner (Prime)....
19:34, 08/16/2019

These Stanley Cup finals show there’s still a place for ‘heavy’ hockey in the NHL “I did expect a physical series, but we bang hard, too," Bruins Coach Bruce Cassidy told reporters in St. Louis. Game 4 of these Stanley Cup finals featured 85 hits....
23:34, 06/04/2019

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

This Football-Shaped Planet Is Leaking Heavy Metal This hot Jupiter is so close to its host star that gravitational forces are squeezing it into a football-like shape. Not only that, its temperatures are so extreme that heavy metal gases are escaping ...
07:51, 08/02/2019

Sarri wants Italy return after 'heavy' year in England "Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri has said he wants to return to Italy to be closer to his family after a \u0027heavy\u0027 first year in the English Premier League, amid reports that he is wanted by Seri...
12:17, 06/05/2019

No Let Up In Floods In East; Heavy Rains Likely In Maharashtra, Odisha Heavy showers lashed large swathes of the country on Sunday, with nine more people dying in rain-related incidents in Rajasthan, while there was no let up in the flood situation in Assam and Bihar......
22:17, 07/28/2019

Heavy rains cause flash flood chaos in Nebraska Flash flood warnings have been issued for a section of Nebraska after an overnight deluge. Up to nine inches of rain fell from storms that struck Buffalo, Dawson, Kearney and Phelps counties. (July 9)...
20:17, 07/09/2019

‘The plane is too heavy’ – and readers' other budget airline disasters After a passenger boarded an easyJet plane that had a row of backless seats, readers reveal tales of low-cost flying nightmaresBooking a cheap flight can seem a good idea. But reality brings surprises...
07:17, 08/07/2019

Heavy metal band Slipknot now has its own branded whiskies Heavy metal band Slipknot is expanding into the liquor industry. The insanely popular group, known for its aggressive style of music, high-energy concerts and scary masks, is set to launch its own ran...
20:34, 06/18/2019

Heavy Rains Force More Than 1 Million to Evacuate in Japan (TOKYO) — Japanese authorities have directed more than 1 million residents in parts of the southern main island of Kyushu to evacuate to designated shelters as heavy rains batter the region, pro...
16:51, 07/03/2019

Swords of Gargantua brings heavy swordfighting battles to VR Swords of Gargantua launches as a virtual reality swordfighting game today on the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Windows Mixed Reality, and Oculus Quest. Read More...
19:34, 06/06/2019

Heavy rain in Japan forces over 1 million to evacuate Heavy rain has continued in southern Japan since Friday, killing an elderly woman in a mudslide in Kagoshima. The rain also has flooded dozens of homes....
01:51, 07/04/2019

The best of the best at the 2019 Opening showcase was heavy on Clemson flavor The best of the best at this summer's Opening recruiting showcase for high school football recruits includes a heavy dose of future Clemson Tigers.       ...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the countr...
10:17, 05/25/2019

Heavy rainfall in Germany causes flooding, leaves 1 dead BERLIN (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Germany has caused widespread flooding, particularly in the south, leaving one person dead. Police in Bavaria said Tuesday that a 44-year-old driver died after losing c...
14:34, 05/21/2019

How to Watch SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Launch Monday On Monday evening SpaceX will attempt the Falcon Heavy’s “most difficult launch ever,” its first nighttime launch for the vessel which will be ferrying multiple satellites into orbit....
00:00, 06/24/2019

Heavy flooding in Afghanistan kills 24 people in 2 days Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past 48 hours as new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the country...
11:17, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Tornadoes give way to heavy rain in Oklahoma The Latest on a round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Severe thunderstorms moved across Oklahoma, spawning a few tornadoes, causing damage and worry among t...
05:51, 05/21/2019

Your portfolio is probably heavy on index funds. Now may be the time to make changes Index funds have become hugely popular, and they account for a large following in 401(k)-style retirement plans. They're also reliant on tech stocks.       ...
20:17, 07/21/2019

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 satellites SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites in what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of the most difficult launche...
11:00, 06/25/2019

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
00:00, 06/17/2019

More than 150 are dead as heavy monsoon rains batter India Heavy monsoon rains in India have caused devastating landslides and floods that have left more than 150 people dead, according to local government reports on Sunday....
16:19, 08/12/2019

Gujarat Receives Downpour, "Very Heavy" Rainfall Likely Tomorrow Several areas in south Gujarat, mainly parts of Surat and Valsad districts, received heavy rains since yesterday while the downpour continues today. The weather department has predicted "heavy to very...
19:17, 08/03/2019

Heavy rains threaten river flooding in central U.S. A swath of heavy rainfall and possible severe weather moving across the central United States on Thursday is threatening to flood several areas where rivers are already swollen from previous rains, th...
20:51, 05/02/2019

Rangers re-sign Vinni Lettieri with heavy lifting still to come The Rangers still have some major maneuvering to do, but on Wednesday they handled a small piece of business. The club announced it re-signed restricted free agent Vinni Lettieri to a one-year deal. T...
02:51, 07/25/2019

Astronomers stumble upon a new kind of star, and it’s a heavy breather Humans don’t yet possess the technology required to visit neighboring stars, but astronomers can still learn a great deal about them just by looking. The brightness and color of a star can revea...
21:51, 08/02/2019

Detroit area streets flooded from heavy rainfall A suburban Detroit community plans to ask the state for an emergency declaration after flooding that followed heavy rainfall left streets covered with water and stranded some residents in their homes....
04:00, 05/02/2019

Heavy rains ground hundreds of flights at NYC airports Severe weather in the New York region forced hundreds of flight cancellations and delays at the area’s three major airports on Wednesday. As of 6:03 p.m., 426 flights had been canceled out of Ne...
04:51, 08/08/2019

Get used to a heavy dose of running backs in Jets’ new offense The Jets’ offense took the field Saturday and perhaps gave a glimpse of what to expect in 2019 — plenty of action for the running backs. In the first team period of practice, here is how it started: P...
02:51, 07/28/2019

Heavy Rain Causes Ceiling Cave In On Redwood Drive LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Heavy rain over the past several days has caused a ceiling to cave in at a Lexington home. It happened around 7 a.m. Thursday at a home on Redwood Drive. The fire depart...
14:17, 06/20/2019

Heavy Rain In Mumbai For Next Three Days, Says Weather Department The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that isolated areas in Maharashtra, including Mumbai, are likely to witness heavy downpour in coming days....
16:00, 07/26/2019

METALS-Copper recovers from 2-1/2-month low; Tesla sees shortage of copper, nickel Copper prices and other industrial metals rebounded slightly on Friday in thin Labour Day holiday trade, with electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc expecting a global shortage for nickel and copper....
09:51, 05/03/2019

China will not set blanket winter output cuts for heavy industry China's central government will not set overall output restrictions on heavy industry for the coming winter, but will direct local governments to set limits based on manufacturers' emissions, the envi...
10:34, 07/26/2019

World’s largest frog builds its own ponds using heavy rocks To build nests, goliath frogs move heavy rocks to create little ponds in the middle of streams, which may explain how these frogs have evolved to be so enormous...
01:51, 08/09/2019

How Amazon uses 18-wheelers to transfer heavy data loads to the cloud Moving lots of data to a public cloud over the internet can take months or years. CNBC got an inside look at how AWS transfers data to the cloud for clients....
16:51, 07/20/2019

The first Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship was as awesome as it sounds Knitting is fun for some people; heavy metal, same—but you wouldn’t imagine that that particular Venn diagram contained a lot of overlap. Nevertheless, the two disparate pursuits recently combined fo...
07:00, 07/19/2019

Heavy storms in Southeast to provide relief for extreme heat The southeastern United States will endure drenching and locally damaging thunderstorms erupting daily into the weekend - but, this is not bad news for all....
16:17, 07/18/2019

Odisha, Rajasthan See Heavy Rain As Vadodara Recovers From Floods Rainwater flooded parts of Odisha and Rajasthan after a heavy downpour in the two states, while Gujarat's rain-hit Vadodara limped back to normalcy as the swollen Vishwamitri river's ferocity started....
05:51, 08/03/2019

19 Killed After Heavy Rain In Gujarat, 8 Dead In Wall Collapse Nineteen persons were killed in rain-related mishaps in Gujarat on Friday night and on Saturday, including 16 deaths in incidents of wall/building collapse, as Saurashtra and central Gujarat were......
02:00, 08/11/2019

17 Flights Diverted, Traffic Jams In Mumbai After Very Heavy Rain Seventeen flights were diverted and many delayed by up to an hour in Mumbai on Friday evening due to heavy rain and low visibility. There was massive waterlogging and traffic jams across the city,......
21:00, 07/26/2019

National Highway 10 Blocked, Heavy Traffic Jam After Landslides In Sikkim Multiple landslides have resulted in the collapse of a National Highway road which connects Sikkim and West Bengal, resulting in massive traffic jams....
14:00, 07/11/2019

Heavy Rain In Rajasthan Leads To Flood-Like Situation In Many Areas Heavy rain hit parts of Rajasthan on Saturday, leading to floods in several places. Several rivers and dams are overflowing and the district authorities are on high alert. Eleven districts in the......
11:17, 08/18/2019

Finland hosts first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship In the world of bizarre competitions, it probably doesn’t get much stranger than the first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship that took place Thursday in Finland....
14:17, 07/16/2019

Heavy hitters Koepka, McIlroy poised to pounce at St. Jude Four-times major champions Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy have not quite fired on all cylinders at the WGC-St. Jude Invitational, but still lurked within striking distance of halfway leader Matthew Fi...
04:51, 07/27/2019

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hottest weather of the summer of 2019 so far in the nort...
21:51, 07/16/2019

32 Dead In Madhya Pradesh As Rivers Swell After Heavy Rainfall Heavy rainfall over the last six days has caused flooding in most major rivers across Madhya Pradesh, which has reported as many as 32 monsoon-related deaths so far....
21:35, 08/11/2019

2 Children Die As Heavy Rains Hit Bihar, 6 Districts Severely Affected Two children have died in Bihar's Kishanganj as heavy rains continue to lash the state. According to Principal Secretary Disaster Management Pratya Amrit, six Bihar districts have severely been......
16:17, 07/13/2019

63,000 Affected, 143 Villages Flooded As Heavy Rain Continues In Assam Heavy rain in the past three days has led to floods in parts of Assam. About 145 villages across eight districts of the state are submerged and nearly 63,000 people have been affected due to the......
20:17, 07/09/2019

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

Heavy Pre-Monsoon Rain, Thunderstorm Leave 1 Dead In Maharashtra One person was killed and three others injured as thunderstorm and pre-monsoon rains hit parts of Nashik district in Maharashtra, officials said on Sunday....
09:51, 06/09/2019

Heavy rain turns Brooklyn park steps into a waterfall There’s one upside to the Big Apple’s summer solstice rainstorm: a temporary waterfall in Prospect Park! Heavy rain caused a stream several inches deep to gush down a staircase at the park on Friday —...
19:00, 06/21/2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy's third launch set for Monday night in Florida A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket is set to launch Monday night from Florida, carrying 24 government satellites and kicking off a busy summer of space activity....
19:17, 06/21/2019

Ark Encounter LLC Files Lawsuit After Heavy Rains Damage Property (LEX 18) – The Ark may have been constructed to withstand 40 days and 40 nights of flooding, but Northern Kentucky’s Ark Encounter property did not fare as well as Noah’s original co...
21:51, 05/24/2019

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

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday....
22:34, 05/23/2019

Falcon Heavy rocket set to attempt SpaceX’s “most difficult launch ever” The Falcon Heavy rocket was moved to the launch pad early on Monday. [credit: SpaceX ] Spa...
17:51, 06/24/2019

U.S. calls for ceasefire as more heavy fighting hits northwest Syria The United States on Wednesday called for a new ceasefire in Syria as rival forces clashed in the country's northwest, where the government is waging an offensive on the last big stretch of rebel-held...
22:00, 05/22/2019

More tornadoes, hail, heavy rain in store for U.S. southern plains U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma, but the storm system was not as severe as originally feared, t...
13:51, 05/21/2019

Watch SpaceX launch its Falcon Heavy rocket live right here After a stellar start to 2019, SpaceX’s string of good fortune came to a halt when its Crew Dragon capsule exploded during a recent static fire test. The investigation into what caused the &ldqu...
05:34, 06/25/2019

Wilder does his part to build anticipation for heavy collision with Joshua Deontay Wilder's first-round obliteration of Dominic Breazeale on Saturday added to the hunger for an undisputed heavyweight title showdown with Anthony Joshua, who gets his turn in the spotlight on J...
00:00, 05/21/2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches 24 satellites in government mission SpaceX's third-ever Falcon Heavy rocket launched early Tuesday from Florida, carrying 24 satellites in a complex government mission from Kennedy Space Center....
09:34, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 3-SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 satellites SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites in what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of the most difficult launche...
11:00, 06/25/2019

NASA Technology Missions Launch on SpaceX Falcon Heavy NASA technology demonstrations, which one day could help the agency get astronauts to Mars, and science missions, which will look at the space environment around Earth and how it affects us, have laun...
12:51, 06/25/2019

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Strike Tripura, Over 700 People Homeless Over 700 people were rendered homeless and forced to take shelter in relief camps across Tripura due to heavy rain and thunderstorms since Friday, an official said....
04:51, 05/26/2019

Monaco GP: Hamilton Resists Heavy Pressure To Secure Emotional Win Lewis Hamilton resisted intense race-long pressure on Sunday to secure a narrow, dramatic and emotional victory for Mercedes at the Monaco Grand Prix....
03:17, 05/27/2019

Heavy rains lead Kentucky county to declare emergency MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — An eastern Kentucky county has declared a state of emergency due to damages from heavy rain and flooding. Clay County Emergency Management Director David Watson told WYMT-TV tha...
17:51, 06/19/2019

SpaceX Targets Late June for Falcon Heavy Launch SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will take to the skies for the third time to launch the US Department of Defense's Space Test Program-2 (STP-2) mission in late June....
13:51, 06/12/2019

Heavy rains in southern China leave 49 dead, 14 missing BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say 49 people have died and 14 others are missing since heavy rainfall hit southern China in early June. China’s disaster reduction committee said Wednesday that more ...
15:17, 06/12/2019

A New Metal Foam Is as Bulletproof as Heavy Steel Armor, Researchers Say Making a vehicle that’s completely impervious to bullets isn’t impossible, but it would be so bulky and heavy from its thick armor plating that it would barely be able to move. Unless you build it usi...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Mitsubishi Heavy in advanced talks to buy Bombardier's CRJ programme - report Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd is in advanced discussions to buy Bombardier Inc's CRJ aircraft programme, aviation publication Air Current reported, citing people familiar with the talks....
12:51, 06/05/2019

Maurizio Sarri would welcome Italy return after ‘heavy year’ with Chelsea • Chelsea manager says ‘the call of home is strong’• Juventus expected to buy out last year of Sarri’s contractMaurizio Sarri has admitted he would welcome a return to Italy after “a heavy year” at Ch...
06:00, 06/05/2019

UK's Hunt would pursue no-deal Brexit in extremis with 'heavy heart' British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he would be prepared to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union without a deal if there was no alternative, and with a heavy heart....
10:51, 06/03/2019

'Heavy gunfire' and 'casualties' in Khartoum after anti-army protests Troops have entered a sit-in protest in the Sudanese capital,  Khartoum, following weeks of protests against military rule, witnesses said. ...
09:51, 06/03/2019

Madonna and The Boss lead an otherwise indie-heavy June in new music Aside from new albums by Madonna and Bruce Springsteen, June is slim on big-name releases for the time being, and we very much expect some surprise announcements in the coming weeks, particularly from...
18:00, 06/01/2019

Trade-heavy Wash. state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
04:34, 05/30/2019

Geraint Thomas taken to hospital after heavy crash at Tour de Suisse • Welsh rider falls 27 kilometres from finish • Team Ineos confirm Thomas has abandoned raceGeraint Thomas, the reigning Tour de France champion, has been taken to hospital after he abandoned the Tou...
19:34, 06/18/2019

U.S. refiners' 2020 plans could shift as heavy fuel becomes expensive U.S. refiners had a plan for 2020: use their complex operations to maximize profits by making products that would comply with new international laws capping sulfur content in shipping fuels....
08:00, 05/10/2019

Trade-heavy Washington state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
01:51, 05/30/2019

NHL mock draft: Expect a heavy U.S. presence at the start of the first round The NHL draft's first round is Friday in Vancouver. USA TODAY Sports columnist Kevin Allen makes his prediction for all 31 picks.       ...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Jaguar Land Rover posts heavy annual losses Firm records pre-tax annual losses of £3.6 billion – but says revival programme is on track Jaguar Land Rover has recorded an annual loss of £3.6 billion, but chief executive Ralf Speth says an ongoi...
14:51, 05/20/2019

13,000 Affected As Heavy Rain Triggers Flash Flood In Assam Heavy rains for the last 48 hours have led to flash floods in parts of Assam, with flood water inundating 43 villages in five districts in the upper part of the state....
21:17, 07/08/2019

Monsoon Arrives In Gujarat, Heavy Rain Warning At Several Places With the monsoons setting in in several parts of Gujarat, as many as 97 tehsils in 25 districts have received moderate to heavy showers in the last 24 hours ending on Friday....
04:51, 06/29/2019

Heavy rains in India kill 30, cripple financial capital Wall collapses in Mumbai and nearby towns, caused by the worst monsoon rains in a single day in 14 years, killed 30 people on Tuesday and disrupted rail and air traffic, prompting officials to shut sc...
01:34, 07/03/2019

The Latest: Heavy rain causes Texas road closings, rescues The Latest on heavy rain reported across much of Texas (all times local): 6 p.m. Heavy rain reported across much of northern, western and central Texas caused widespread road closings and scattered re...
10:00, 05/09/2019