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Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action

Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of t...

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action

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Pope Francis urges unity on first Romania trip The pope called on Romanians to stand together and reject hate at the start of his first trip to the Orthodox majority country. Tensions persist over communist-era confiscations of Catholic properties...
23:51 2019-05-31

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to ...
18:51 2019-06-30

New York City Council declares climate emergency: Clean energy is 'vital to our future' The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution declaring a climate emergency, making it the largest U.S. city to do so.        ...
05:17 2019-06-28

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, putting him at odds with the Trump administration which h...
00:00 2019-06-13

Here’s Pope Francis’ big change to the ‘Our Father’ Lead us not into mistranslation. Pope Francis officially approved a change to the most famous prayer in Christianity. It’s the prayer Jesus taught followers to pray and one of the few things tha...
03:34 2019-06-06

Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring a ‘hit man’ Pope Francis denounced abortion as similar to mob-style murder. “Is it licit to throw away a life to resolve a problem?” he said at a Saturday conference in Vatican City. “Is it licit to hire a hit ma...
20:34 2019-05-25

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
01:34 2019-05-29

Pope Francis says migrants are people, not a social issue ROME — Pope Francis has prayed for migrants in a special Mass, saying they are people and not just a social issue. The Mass, celebrated in St. Peter’s Basilica on Monday, marked the sixth anniversary ...
03:17 2019-07-09

As Pope Francis Champions Migrants, Some Cardinals Court the Far Right Clerics who see the pontiff as dangerously inclusive have been lending public support — and the church’s imprimatur — to anti-migration politicians like Italy’s Matteo Salvini....
14:00 2019-06-22

Pope Francis praises historic Trump-Kim meeting at the DMZ "In the last few hours we saw in Korea a good example of the culture of encounter," the pontiff told thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's square for his weekly address and blessing....
06:34 2019-07-01

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming to promote peace while selling weapons abroad....
18:17 2019-06-10

A Clash of Worldviews as Pope Francis and Putin Meet Again A meeting between Russia’s president, seen as the spiritual strongman of European nationalists, and the pope, a moral voice against populism, comes amid an ideological divide in the West....
13:00 2019-07-04

Pope Francis Says Abortion, Even of a Sick Fetus, Is Like Hiring a ‘Hitman’ Conservatives have called Francis unacceptably weak on the issue. But his comments on Saturday, when he called abortion “inhuman eugenics,” were explicit....
23:34 2019-05-25

Pope Francis Compares Abortion to Hiring a ‘Hitman’ and Says It Is Never Acceptable (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to carry ...
17:34 2019-05-25

Pope Francis likens abortion to hiring 'hitman', says it's never acceptable Pope Francis on Saturday likened abortion to hiring a hitman and said the procedure can never be condoned, even if the unborn child is gravely sick or likely to die....
21:51 2019-05-25

Vladimir Putin shows up late for meeting with Pope Francis Authoritarian Russian President Vladimir Putin and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have something in common: both men have met Pope Francis and both seem to have trouble showing up for important meeting...
21:00 2019-07-04

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval sites....
16:51 2019-05-31

Pope Francis said he would confront Donald Trump about building border walls Pope Francis has said he is willing to confront Donald Trump about some of his "cruel" policies and would tell him to his face that it is wrong to build border walls....
18:17 2019-05-29

Pope Francis moves NYC Archbishop Sheen one step closer to sainthood Pope Francis officially recognized a miracle attributed to Sheen on Saturday, clearing the way for the beatification of the Emmy Award-winning cleric, who died in 1979....
06:51 2019-07-07

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with him for just under an hour about a variety of issue...
00:51 2019-07-05

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also...
18:17 2019-06-09

Russia's Putin Arrives An Hour Late In Meet With Pope Francis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
18:34 2019-07-04

Our Father: Pope Francis approves changes to words of Lord's Prayer, reports say Instead of saying, 'lead us not into temptation,' Catholics will now say 'do not let us fall into temptation' during the Lord's Prayer, or Our Father.     ...
20:34 2019-06-06

Is Vladimir Putin's Vatican visit a prelude to Pope Francis' flight to Russia? Pope Francis meets regularly with world leaders. Once. Maybe twice. But a trio of audiences is rare. That's led to speculation over what could be behind Russian President Putin's third trip to the Vat...
23:34 2019-07-03

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills ̶...
09:34 2019-05-28

Pope Francis prays for migrants in special Mass, says they 'must be helped' The closed-door Mass at St. Peter's Basilica celebrated Pope Francis' sixth anniversary of his visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa.        ...
23:01 2019-07-08

Pope Francis changes Lord's Prayer: Head of Catholic church changes 'lead us not into temptation' line The translation of a line in the Lord's Prayer has been changed by The Pope after he signalled he was frustrated that it implies God might lead people into temptation....
08:17 2019-06-06

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sen...
08:51 2019-06-03

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as stor...
11:00 2019-05-25

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international emergency Enlarge / Health workers communicate information about Ebola at an Ebola screening station on the road between Butembo and Goma on July 16, 2019, in Goma, DRC. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) The Wor...
05:01 2019-07-18

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak The World Health Organization is calling for international support to help stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from spreading...
16:17 2019-07-18

Pope urges Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding ...
15:34 2019-06-01

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
10:51 2019-07-13

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke b...
06:17 2019-07-13

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations have struggled to contain the outbreak in the confli...
23:17 2019-07-17

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern", saying the recent risk of its spread in the city o...
20:51 2019-07-17

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billo...
10:51 2019-07-13

Russia declares emergency over huge wildfires in Siberia Raging wildfires have swallowed up an area across Siberia bigger than Belgium, with smoke enveloping cities. Observers and activists slammed the Russian government for not responding earlier....
19:17 2019-07-31

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warned residents to be wary of new tremors on Saturday after a 7.1 magnitude quake on FridayCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency and warned residents to be wary ...
20:17 2019-07-06

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference...
23:51 2019-05-28

Pope urges ethnic Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding ...
21:00 2019-06-01

Pope urges restraint in Gulf after tanker attacks Pope Francis called for restraint and a lowering of tensions in the Middle East on Sunday following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that have raised fears of a broader confrontation in ...
17:34 2019-06-16

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge warned against propagators of lies intent on "undermi...
19:51 2019-06-09

Trump declares state of emergency for California after major earthquakes President Trump on Monday declared a state of emergency in California, paving the way for federal aid after two major earthquakes rattled the state last week. ...
09:34 2019-07-09

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extreme winds over the weekend....
12:51 2019-07-12

Louisiana declares state of emergency as storm develops into hurricane New Orleans is already experiencing flooding and Mississippi River is forecast to reach tops of levees by FridayLouisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency as a storm in the Gulf of Mexico wa...
04:34 2019-07-11

Pope urges China’s Catholics to unify after bishop deal VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging China’s divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a landmark deal with Beijing ov...
13:00 2019-05-22

Trump administration declares emergency in violence-plagued rural Alaska U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat some of the nation's worst rates of sexual assault,...
02:17 2019-06-29

Louisiana gov declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Barry The governor of Louisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency over a storm that’s already caused severe flooding in New Orleans. The treacherous system, which is spinning in the Gulf of M...
02:51 2019-07-11

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since January. ...
22:00 2019-07-17

WHO Declares Ebola in Congo a Public-Health Emergency Nearly a Year After Outbreak The second-worst Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,500 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since it began last August. And on Wednesday, nearly a year after the outbrea...
21:34 2019-07-17

Oklahoma reels, Missouri declares state of emergency from storm, floods Dozens of people were rescued from rising floodwaters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms unleashing tornadoes and heavy rain roared through the cent...
23:51 2019-05-21

Vatican urges China to stop intimidating Catholics loyal to pope The Vatican has asked China’s communist government to stop intimidating Catholic clergy who want to remain unequivocally loyal to the pope and refuse to sign ambiguous official registration forms....
10:51 2019-06-29

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first At...
14:17 2019-07-12

Northern Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency amid nearby wildfires Pikangikum First Nation has declared a state of emergency and is attempting to evacuate hundreds of residents as smoke from a nearby wildfire blows into the community....
05:34 2019-05-31

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society...
21:00 2019-06-13

Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good Pope Francis urged Romania's leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist country amid political upheaval caused by a corruption...
23:34 2019-05-31

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thursday....
14:17 2019-07-12

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief ...
07:51 2019-07-12

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of th...
23:17 2019-07-17

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
23:01 2019-07-17

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with...
22:51 2019-08-03

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands,...
19:34 2019-06-14

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panicked despair...
16:51 2019-05-21

The First Tribal Climate Emergency Declaration Is Here—and It Won't Be the Last In the Arctic, people don’t have time to wait around for others to take action to stop climate change. This region of the world is warming faster than everywhere else, so they’re feeling the impacts o...
19:34 2019-05-24

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. ...
15:01 2019-06-05

German aid group urges action to help rescued migrants BERLIN (AP) — The German aid group Sea-Watch is urging European governments to agree to accept several dozen migrants that it rescued in the Mediterranean a week ago. Sea-Watch said Wednesday many of ...
17:17 2019-06-19

We Have To Act: UN Rights Expert Urges US Action Over Khashoggi Killing The United Nations human rights expert who conducted an independent probe into the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday urged the US to act on her damning findings....
06:00 2019-07-10

Climate emergency: New hope, or just empty words? Spurred on by the Fridays for Future movement, more and more cities around the world are declaring a climate emergency — in recent weeks, it's been almost a daily occurrence. Is this a sign of real ch...
16:00 2019-07-09

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place this autumn to explore the fastest and fairest way...
16:34 2019-06-20

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in ...
23:51 2019-07-09

EU's Federica Mogherini urges action on terror threat in Sahel In an interview with DW, the EU's foreign policy chief warned that without enough support, terrorism could take hold in the Sahel region. "It's not only for us a problem, it's a problem for everybody,...
21:51 2019-07-12

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
23:17 2019-06-04

Cologne becomes first big German city to declare climate emergency Cologne has become the first German city with a population of more than a million people to join the declaration movement. More than 700 cities around the world have recognized the urgency of the clim...
10:17 2019-07-10

Extinction Rebellion highlight climate emergency at Glastonbury Campaigners joined by indigenous people who have led fight against global heatingNearly 2,000 festival-goers have joined climate change campaigners Extinction Rebellion to stage a procession across th...
22:17 2019-06-27

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a resolution slated to be introduced in Congress aims to get the U.S. as a whole to join the growing number of towns,...
01:00 2019-07-10

National climate emergency declared by House of Commons The motion describes climate change as a "real and urgent crisis, driven by human activity, that impacts the environment, biodiversity, Canadian's health and the Canadian economy." ...
15:17 2019-06-18

Canada's Climate Emergency Declaration Is Just Empty Words On Monday, Canada’s Liberal Party voted en masse to declare a climate emergency in the House of Commons. Then on Tuesday, the Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved the Trans Mountain Pipeline...
21:34 2019-06-19

US Urges Pakistan To Expand Financial Action Task Force Safeguards The US has urged Pakistan to expand Financial Action Task Force (FATF) safeguards to informal sectors of economy amid its concerns over slow progress on implementation of the 27-point action plan,......
12:34 2019-08-09

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an unprecedented call for urgent action to reduce gre...
03:00 2019-07-19

Italy coach urges government action to improve women's game Italy coach Milena Bertolini issued a plea for the country's political leaders to respond to the team's success at the women's World Cup by introducing changes to bring about full professionalism....
23:17 2019-06-29

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mountain Pipeline project....
06:17 2019-06-19

UN agency: higher education bodies back ‘climate emergency’ The U.N. environment agency says networks and organizations representing more than 7,000 institutions of higher and further education around the world have signed a letter declaring “a climate emergen...
00:51 2019-07-11

'Ecological grief': Greenland residents traumatised by climate emergency Islanders are struggling to reconcile impact of global heating with traditional way of life, survey findsLife on thin ice: mental health at the heart of the climate crisisThe climate crisis is causing...
12:00 2019-08-12

The Guardian view on the climate emergency: a dangerous paralysis | Editorial The closer the prospect of disaster becomes, the less the government manages to doThe difference between speed limits and speed cameras is that speed cameras work. They arouse fear and frustration, bu...
21:00 2019-07-10

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little else The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
22:00 2019-06-18

The Guardian view on climate breakdown: an emergency for all, but especially the poor | Editorial Record temperatures in Europe and the US have reinforced the danger of global heating for many inhabitants. But others are and will be far worse hitWe tend to learn better from experience than from wh...
23:51 2019-07-31

Sydney to Declare a Climate Emergency in Face of National Inaction The mayor said it was important that Australia’s largest city, which has already made ambitious pledges to reduce greenhouse emissions, raise its voice in a global demand for action....
12:51 2019-06-21

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Varadkar reveals ideas to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland has unveiled an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesse...
20:00 2019-06-17

Sucking carbon out of the air is no magic fix for the climate emergency | Simon Lewis Negative emissions tech is important, but the idea it could replace decarbonisation is pure fantasy. Business as usual is not an optionThe Arctic is on fire, hot on the heels of the latest scorching E...
09:34 2019-08-01

Chinese U.N. ambassador urges India, Pakistan to avoid unilateral action on Kashmir The Chinese ambassador to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, said on Friday that members of the Security Council generally feel India and Pakistan should both refrain from unilateral action over Kashmir....
18:34 2019-08-16

UN chief warns of ‘grave climate emergency,’ says Paris Agreement goals not enough He lauded the Paris climate accord, but says even if its promises are fully met, the world still faces what he describes as a catastrophic three-degree temperature rise by the end of the century....
20:00 2019-06-30

Daily on Energy: Oil drillers make the tricky case that they can help the ‘climate emergency’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
18:34 2019-07-10

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise election victory but have urged him to do more to figh...
04:51 2019-05-22

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say the government is dragging its feet on an urgent top...
03:34 2019-05-30

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez move to declare climate crisis official emergency Exclusive: Democrats to introduce resolution in House on Tuesday in recognition of extreme threat from global heatingA group of US lawmakers including 2020 Democratic presidential contender Bernie San...
20:34 2019-07-08

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tackling the climate crisis after Donald Trump reiterat...
13:34 2019-06-29

With Libyans now ‘fighting the wars of others’ inside their own country, UN envoy urges Security Council action to end violence Fighting in Libya “shows no signs of abating”, the head of the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL), told the Security Council on Monday, painting a grim picture of worsening humanitarian condition...
20:00 2019-07-31

U.N. Head: Climate Change Can Prove the Value of Collective Action As the head of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres works to solve the world’s thorniest issues from humanitarian crises to international terrorism knowing that the natu...
21:00 2019-06-13

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they wan...
14:34 2019-07-19

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warned the country faces an “apocalyse” of flooded tow...
17:17 2019-05-31

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions for the UK by ...
18:17 2019-07-09

Climate activists call for action in Latin America Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world....
20:17 2019-05-24

UK is going backwards on climate change action, advisers warn The Committee on Committee Climate Change says UK is not preparing adequately for global warming impacts or meeting the challenge of its carbon emission targets...
03:17 2019-07-10

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment....
14:51 2019-05-21

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Securi...
20:00 2019-07-31

Buttigieg urges end to 'endless' U.S. war, return to Iran, climate deals Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless war" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and a return to the Iran nuclear deal and Paris climate accord s...
23:17 2019-06-11

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contributes to climate change. The Young Alternative’...
13:00 2019-05-28

Australia's oldest things: how mind-boggling timelines meet the climate emergency | Jeff Sparrow They were here before us and should live on long afterwards. With 12 years to avert catastrophe, we need to imagine the aeons to come and consider the creatures that outlive usWilbur the tortoise has,...
00:34 2019-06-15

It’s time we took a seat ‘at your table’: Guterres calls on world youth to keep leading climate emergency response Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to the challenge” and taking the lead to slow the destructive...
22:51 2019-06-23

Doubters urge BHP to match bold climate pledge with action Shareholder advocates demand more, but Greens says major parties should ‘take a leaf out of miner’s book’A declaration by the head of BHP that tackling the climate crisis will require “the biggest glo...
20:17 2019-07-24

Climate action: 4 shifts the UN chief encourages Governments to make Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “nature does not negotiate” and emphasized four key measures that Govern...
14:38 2019-05-21

Two-thirds of Britons want faster action on climate, poll finds Research suggests support for urgent measures to tackle crisis is becoming mainstreamNearly 70% of British people want urgent political action to tackle climate change and protect the natural environm...
08:34 2019-06-19

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key in...
14:38 2019-05-21

Teen activist Thunberg urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is urging world leaders to acknowledge that global warming “is the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced.” Thunberg told political an...
14:17 2019-05-28

Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders call for climate change emergency mobilization, seeks a re-do of failed Green New Deal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders will introduce Tuesday a resolution declaring a climate change emergency, a move that comes after the Green New Deal failed to take off the ground...
10:34 2019-07-09

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
15:00 2019-07-18

Bezos snubs Amazon workers demanding action on climate crisis Thousands of staffers have signed a letter urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to address employees demanding the company take action...
02:51 2019-05-23

No, climate action can't be separated from social justice | Julian Brave NoiseCat Elites who divorce climate policy from social justice are almost as out of touch as those who deny climate science altogetherIf you set aside Republicans’ obsession with cow farts, perhaps the most pr...
10:34 2019-06-11

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in th...
23:51 2019-05-23

City of Port Moody takes bold strides toward climate action Acting Mayor Meghan Lahti and Coun. Amy Lubik want to declare a climate emergency in the city, something that Lubik says is necessary with the geographical build of Port Moody....
01:34 2019-06-11

Protesters target Amazon in France calling for action on climate change Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon's headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centres in France on Tuesday as part of stepped-up climate change demon...
15:34 2019-07-02

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as students walked out of classrooms around the world to back her dema...
18:17 2019-05-24

Help African farmers cope with climate change threats, UN food agency urges African farmers need help to cope with the threats of climate change, with national policies that protect them and make them resilient, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, has declared, fol...
18:00 2019-08-06

Pedal power makes ‘positive impact on climate’, urges UN on World Bicycle Day The simple, affordable, and environmentally friendly bicycle is not just a means of transportation, but also “a tool for development”, the United Nations said in a message on Monday commemorating Worl...
23:51 2019-06-03

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Climate emergency, call to support breastfeeding, rising political heat and new investigation board for Syria Today, our main stories include: UN chief’s warning on climate and global politics; UNICEF’s call to bolster breastfeeding and new Board of Inquiry in Syria...
23:17 2019-08-01

Trump loves coal, hates climate action but investors are fighting back President Donald Trump may believe climate science is junk science, but forward-thinking impact investors love portfolios of companies and funds pursuing climate solutions, which can have stronger ret...
15:34 2019-05-21

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero target, a report by the government's climate advis...
03:34 2019-07-10

Judge rejects young Quebecers’ lawsuit seeking federal action on climate change Superior Court Justice Gary Morrison delivered his ruling Thursday, emphasizing that the cause of environmental protection was of undoubted importance but raising doubts about the nature of the class ...
03:51 2019-07-17

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations sy...
14:38 2019-05-21

‘Save Tuvalu; save the world’; UN chief echoes rallying cry from front lines of global climate emergency Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece where he called for “rapid and deep change in how ...
00:01 2019-05-30

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in DR Congo as violence goes on; and global over-heati...
22:51 2019-06-28

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “...
17:51 2019-06-28

Plane passenger mistakes emergency exit for bathroom, deploys emergency slide A passenger aboard a Pakistan International Airlines flight mistook the emergency exit for the bathroom and cancelled the flight.       ...
15:51 2019-06-10

Make an Emergency Budget Before You Have to Deal With a Financial Emergency Everyone who reads this site has heard a thing or two about the importance of having an emergency fund. But when such an emergency comes along, how do you use that money wisely?...
20:17 2019-05-29

Seattle close to naming Ron Francis as GM Seattle's NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press....
14:17 2019-07-17

Seattle’s New N.H.L. Team Chooses Ron Francis as G.M. The unnamed expansion team will not join the league until 2021, but the ownership group has tasked Francis, a Hall of Famer, with building the squad....
01:34 2019-07-19

What's next for UFC Minneapolis fighters, including Francis Ngannou? After another early first-round KO, Francis Ngannou could be nearing another title shot, while Junior Dos Santos may have to get back on track against an old foe....
00:17 2019-07-01

Top 10 houseguests in fiction | Jessica Francis Kane Visits are great engines for storytelling – and from Jane Austen to Ali Smith, here are some of the bestTwo of the most vivid images I carry with me from my childhood reading concern the arrival of a ...
13:51 2019-06-12

Francis Ford Coppola: 'Apocalypse Now is not an anti-war film' Forty years since its first release, the director has been reworking his masterpiece for a definitive edition. How does he view his film – and the madness of its making – after all these years? Founde...
10:00 2019-08-09

Francis Jacobs becomes youngest player to sign pro contract Fourteen-year-old soccer standout Francis Jacobs became the youngest male player in history to sign a professional contract in United States on Monday when he inked a deal with USL Championship side O...
04:34 2019-08-13

NIH Director Francis Collins Has a Plan to Help Eliminate “Manels” If you want Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, to speak at your next event or conference, he has one important condition. Any panel in which he participates has to inc...
19:34 2019-06-27

Francis Ford Coppola recuts 'Apocalypse Now’ (again) for its 40th anniversary Director Francis Ford Coppola revealed 5 new things about his epic 1979 film at the premiere of "Apocalypse Now Final Cut" Monday with Martin Sheen.        ...
21:00 2019-08-13

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle t...
11:51 2019-06-28

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner ad...
23:00 2019-05-21

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style gui...
23:51 2019-05-21

Pope Thrower Is The 2019 Name Of The Year There was 1:09 left on the clock when Eli Manning, under pressure from the New England Patriots defense, hurled the football downfield. The three-time world champion Patriots, up 14-10 at the time, we...
23:51 2019-05-22

Was Mary Magdalene Destined To Be the First Pope? New evidence has recently been uncovered and it implies that Mary Magdalene was the likely successor of Jesus. The importance of Mary Magdalene has always been accepted because she was the principal d...
21:51 2019-06-19

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush       ...
01:00 2019-06-19

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned such rhetoric, saying it is "absolutely unacceptable....
21:17 2019-05-25

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist ru...
21:51 2019-06-03

Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to ‘hiring a hitman’ VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed. He is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies t...
15:00 2019-05-25

Pope to honor Romania's communist-era martyrs Pope Francis travels on Friday to Romania, giving him another opportunity to preach a message of European integration and political rectitude even as he pays tribute to Christians killed during the co...
02:17 2019-05-31

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
15:17 2019-06-09

'Thou shall not gossip', Pope tells hairdressers Pope Francis has often warned against gossiping among friends and neighbors, but now he says it should also be avoided in those modern temples of cheap talk: beauty parlors and hair salons....
17:00 2019-05-21

After scandals, Pope orders his diplomats to toe the line Pope Francis on Thursday told his ambassadors around the world, some of whom have been involved in sexual and financial scandals, to live humble, exemplary lives and be closer to the poor than to the ...
20:34 2019-06-13

Pope warns oil execs of need for "rapid" energy transition Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a "radical energy transition" to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off the effects of a rapidly warming planet....
14:34 2019-06-14

Pope names women to key Vatican department for first time Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed by Catholic women's groups as a significant advance....
18:34 2019-05-24

Pope to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout fro...
11:17 2019-06-06

Pope warns oil execs of need for “rapid” energy transition VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off the effects of a rapidly warming pla...
16:34 2019-06-14

Vatican corrects omission in pope's quote about McCarrick The Vatican communications office on Wednesday corrected the Italian transcript of Pope Francis' comments about disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick....
22:51 2019-05-29

Pope warns against ‘lukewarm’ Christians at Vatican Mass VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has exhorted the faithful to avoid being smug or “lukewarm” Christians. Francis celebrated Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday to mark the feast...
13:01 2019-06-29

Rain changes travel plans for pope as he arrives in Romania Pope Francis has arrived in Transylvania to visit Romania’s most famous shrine on a day of rain-soaked travel to meet with the country’s far-flung Catholic communities...
13:34 2019-06-01

Pope condemns spate of U.S. gun violence, prays for victims Pope Francis on Sunday condemned attacks on "defenseless people" in a spate of gun violence in three American states, including one that killed 20 people in a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas....
17:17 2019-08-04

Putin to meet pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country, and amid speculation...
01:17 2019-07-04

Pope gives West Virginia diocese new leader after scandal West Virginia's Roman Catholic Diocese says it's set to discuss its "future leadership," 10 months after the resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield....
16:17 2019-07-23

Pope moves America's 'first televangelist' closer to sainthood The late Archbishop Fulton Sheen, a charismatic figure of U.S. Roman Catholicism in the 20th century and a pioneer in using media for religious purposes, is one step closer to sainthood....
14:51 2019-07-06

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct...
00:00 2019-05-29

Led not into temptation: pope approves change to Lord's Prayer New wording for Catholics asks God not to ‘let us fall into temptation’Pope Francis has approved changes to the wording of the Lord’s Prayer. Instead of saying “lead us not into temptation”, it will s...
16:51 2019-06-06

Pope warns oil execs of need for ‘radical’ energy transition Pope Francis warned oil executives on Friday that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off global warming as he pressed his environmental message in a cl...
19:34 2019-06-14

Pope approves miracle for late US Archbishop Sheen Pope Francis has approved a miracle bringing the late American Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, known for his revolutionary radio and TV preaching, closer to sainthood...
17:17 2019-07-06

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that have turned around the once scandal-ridden instit...
16:34 2019-08-10

Pope calls for humanitarian corridors to protect migrants Pope Francis said prayers on Sunday for victims of the bombing of a migrant center in Libya last week and called for concerted action to create extensive humanitarian corridors to prevent similar trag...
17:34 2019-07-08

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis...
13:51 2019-06-09

Pope to beatify 7 Romanian martyrs in deeply symbolic Mass Pope Francis is paying homage to Catholics who were persecuted, tortured and killed during Romania’s communist regime as he beatifies seven bishop martyrs on his third and final day in the country...
09:34 2019-06-02

Pope sets date for sainthood ceremony for Cardinal Newman VATICAN CITY (AP) — A prominent Anglican convert, John Henry Newman, who later became a Catholic cardinal and was hailed by the Vatican for improving relations between religions, will be made a saint ...
16:51 2019-07-01

Riskiest Red Carpet Looks at the 2019 CMT Awards: Cassadee Pope, RaeLynn & More It takes a bold look to truly stand out on the red carpet. At the 2019 CMT Music Awards, stars like Meghan Linsey, Leon Bridges and Lindsay Ell are making big impressions with their red......
08:51 2019-06-06

Pope wants to visit Iraq in 2020, berates arms exporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he wants to visit Iraq next year, although a date for a trip hasn’t been announced. Francis revealed his desire to go to war-ravaged Iraq at the Vatican on ...
21:01 2019-06-10

Pope warns EU risks future if it doesn’t confront challenges VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning that the Europe Union risks losing its influence and very essence as a unified bloc if political leaders don’t reawaken the dreams of its founding fat...
22:17 2019-06-02

War Stories: Lucas Pope and what almost sank Return of the Obra Dinn Video shot and edited by Justin Wolfson. Click here for transcript. Lucas Pope is an important name in modern gaming—not only did he help bring us Uncharted and Uncharted 2, but he's also responsibl...
19:51 2019-05-21

Putin July visit to pope could pave way for Russia trip Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis next month, the Vatican said on Thursday, an encounter that could help pave the way for an historic papal trip to Russia....
13:17 2019-06-06

Report: Lakers bring back Caldwell-Pope, McGee After missing out on Kawhi Leonard but landing Danny Green, the Los Angeles Lakers moved early Saturday to re-sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and JaVale McGee to help fill out their roster, according to...
18:51 2019-07-06

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first Africa...
02:34 2019-06-13

Pope pleas for European unity, says ideologies threaten its existence Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for Europe to stick together and revive the ideals of its founders on Sunday, saying ideologies and fear-mongering politicians were threatening its very existence...
00:34 2019-06-03

Synodus Horrenda: The Macabre Trial of the Corpse of Pope Formoso In AD 897 the holy space of the Basilica of St John of Lateran, Rome, was violated by a truly sinister event inside the dark walls of the house of God.  ...
22:34 2019-06-03

Pope dons helmut to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis has donned a white firefighter's safety helmet to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after ...
15:34 2019-06-16

Pope denounces 'hardships and trials' facing Catholics in China Pope Francis paid tribute on Wednesday to Chinese Catholics for holding on to their faith despite "hardships and trials", an apparent reference to Beijing's restrictions on religion....
17:51 2019-05-22

Pope dons helmet to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy CAMERINO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet Sunday to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he gave encouragement to people still st...
15:34 2019-06-16

Rains force pope to change Romania travel plans Pope Francis has arrived in Transylvania to visit Romania's most famous shrine on a day of rain-soaked travel to meet with the country's far-flung Catholic communities....
11:51 2019-06-01

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with MexicoR...
00:00 2019-05-29

Pope asks forgiveness for historical mistreatment of Roma people Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister Ma...
16:00 2019-06-02

Putin to meet with the pope and Kremlin-friendly politicians in Rome But the Italian government hasn’t dramatically broken from policies favored by Washington and other European capitals, as was expected of the new populist leaders....
02:51 2019-07-03

Vatican omitted part of pope’s crucial quote about McCarrick VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican communications office released only a partial transcript of Pope Francis’ comments about what he knew of disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, omitting his cl...
10:34 2019-05-29

Baroque feminist, pope’s lover … the woman behind a lost Velázquez Donna Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj rose to the heights in the Vatican. Now a work by Velázquez, unseen since 1724, is set to fetch millions at Sotheby’sFor almost 300 years, it was thought lost or des...
12:51 2019-06-23

Pope warns EU risks future if it doesn't confront challenges Pope Francis is warning that the Europe Union risks losing its influence and very essence as a unified bloc if political leaders don't reawaken the dreams of its founding fathers....
00:51 2019-06-03

Pope offers Chinese clergy way to register with civil agency VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is telling Catholic priests and bishops in China they can register as required by authorities while professing loyalty to Pope Francis. The Holy See on Friday issued gu...
15:17 2019-06-28

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
14:51 2019-05-21

Senate GOP declares war on conservative troublemakers Senate Republicans and their establishment allies are vowing to blackball any political consulting firm that works to defeat GOP incumbents, a dramatic step likely to further inflame intraparty tensio...
06:51 2019-05-25

U.S. declares China a currency manipulator The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday designated China as currency manipulator, a historic move that no White House had exercised since the Clinton administration. “Secretary Mnuchin, under the auspi...
18:00 2019-08-06

Philippines declares dengue epidemic Cases of dengue have nearly doubled so far this year compared to last year. The sharp spike came after the government stopped an immunization program....
17:34 2019-08-06

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according to Brazilian media reports....
17:00 2019-05-21

Putin and pope hold 'substantive' talks in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
19:34 2019-07-04

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Meeting Raises Hopes For Peace: Pope Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
14:34 2019-06-30

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
20:51 2019-06-02

Putin To Visit Pope In July, Likely To Pave Way For Papal Trip To Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis next month, the Vatican said on Thursday, an encounter that could help pave the way for an historic papal trip to Russia....
15:51 2019-06-06

Pope to canonize British Catholic luminary John Henry Newman Cardinal John Henry Newman, one of the most influential and controversial Christian figures of the 19th century and a leading Anglican before converting to Catholicism, will be made a saint, the Vatic...
17:34 2019-07-01

Pope's envoy tells Syrian leader of concern for Idlib civilians Pope Francis has expressed concern for the humanitarian situation in northwestern Syria and urged a negotiated end to years of fighting, in a letter delivered on Monday to Syrian President Bashar al-A...
15:17 2019-07-22

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul’s historic trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visi...
09:17 2019-05-31

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul's historic trip Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orth...
07:17 2019-05-31

Tobin Heath Declares War On Sweden, Wins It’s truly a crime that we missed out on 90 minutes of Tobin Heath in the U.S.’s last game against Chile, but today against Sweden, the magical American winger came back with a vengeance. In the 50th ...
11:17 2019-06-21

Girl, 15, beats Venus and declares: I want to be the greatest Coco Gauff, 15, proclaimed she wanted to be the 'greatest' after beating Venus Williams at Wimbledon but three other younger players with big reputations, Naomi Osaka, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander...
06:51 2019-07-02

Durant declares Achilles surgery a success Kevin Durant underwent surgery on Wednesday for a ruptured Achilles tendon, the Golden State Warriors player announced, as head coach Steve Kerr defended the decision to play the four-times NBA leadin...
03:00 2019-06-13

Philippines declares national dengue epidemic The Philippines declared a national dengue epidemic as the country battles a disease that has seen a nearly two-fold on-year increase in the number of reported cases....
16:00 2019-08-07

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Declares Third Quarter Dividend CHICAGO, Aug 04, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share o...
10:51 2019-05-23

Malawi's Mutharika sworn in, declares 'I am not dead!' Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has been sworn in for a second five-year term after an election in which top opposition parties alleged irregularities....
16:51 2019-05-28

Thai PM Declares End Of 5 Years Of Military Rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule....
18:17 2019-07-15

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
00:34 2019-06-07

Jay Bruce declares his Phillies trade: ‘It’s bittersweet’ Jay Bruce’s season has taken another turn — one that will bring him back to the NL East as a Mets’ foe. The former Amazin’ outfielder says he has been traded from the Seattle M...
23:51 2019-06-02

BJP Declares New Slogan To Accompany "Jai Shri Ram" To Win Over Bengal The BJP on Monday said that it will continue campaigning in West Bengal with the slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Jai Maha Kali" until the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress is ousted from power....
01:51 2019-06-04

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalizing polluters - and appealed to climate change deniers to listen...
17:00 2019-06-14

Pope praises Trump-Kim meeting as significant gesture, raises hopes for peace Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
15:34 2019-06-30

Pope denies prior knowledge of now expelled U.S. cardinal McCarrick's sexual misconduct Pope Francis has denied he knew about sexual misconduct by former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick before the start of Church investigations that found him guilty....
03:51 2019-05-29

Magic Johnson declares Los Angeles the ‘king of basketball’ He may not be in charge anymore, but Magic Johnson is excited for basketball in Los Angeles The former Lakers president took to Twitter on Saturday to declare Los Angeles the new “king of basketball,”...
17:00 2019-07-08

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hundred more than have died of Ebola....
23:34 2019-06-11

Robert Mueller speaks, declares end to Russia investigation In his first public remarks about his two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday the inquiry has been closed and he is leaving his role at the Justice Department....
17:51 2019-05-29

EU court declares Germany’s highway tolls illegal BERLIN (AP) — The European Court of Justice has ruled that highway tolls in Germany are illegal because they unfairly penalize drivers from other European Union countries. The Luxembourg court’s...
14:00 2019-06-18

EU court declares Adidas three-stripe trademark invalid The European Union's second highest court ruled on Wednesday that Adidas's three-stripe branding was invalid as a trademark as it lacked a distinctive character....
12:34 2019-06-19

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450 people dead since January....
11:17 2019-07-16

CBOE Holdings Declares First Quarter 2015 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – February 4, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share of common stock payab...
12:34 2019-05-22

The Latest: Trump declares major disaster in Oklahoma LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): 12 p.m. President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster in three Oklahoma counties that have been devastated by floo...
22:17 2019-06-02

CBOE Holdings Declares Second-Quarter 2016 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – May 19, 2016 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share of common stock payable on June 17...
11:17 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares First Quarter 2013 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock payable o...
18:00 2019-05-22

Deontay Wilder declares that Anthony Joshua quit Deontay Wilder has no sympathy for Anthony Joshua in today's Boxing News at Five The post Deontay Wilder declares that Anthony Joshua quit appeared first on Boxing News....
22:51 2019-06-03

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share o...
10:51 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Declares First Quarter 2011 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock payable o...
10:51 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Declares Second Quarter 2011 Dividend CHICAGO, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock payable on...
09:51 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings Declares First-Quarter 2017 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock for the first quarter of...
10:01 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares First Quarter 2012 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share of common stock payable o...
09:51 2019-05-23

CBOE Holdings Declares Second Quarter 2014 Dividend CHICAGO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share of common stock payable...
13:17 2019-05-22

Cyprus declares 3 days of mourning for deceased ex-president NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Cypriot government has declared a three-day period of mourning for the east Mediterranean island’s former president, Dimitris Christofias, who died at the age of 72. G...
13:34 2019-06-22

CBOE Holdings Declares First Quarter 2014 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share of common stock payable o...
13:17 2019-05-22

UNESCO declares Erzgebirge a World Heritage Site UN officials have granted protected status to the Erzgebirge region (The Ore Mountains) on the German-Czech border. The water management system in Augsburg was also declared a World Heritage Site at t...
15:51 2019-07-06

CBOE Holdings Declares Second Quarter 2013 Dividend CHICAGO, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock payable on...
13:17 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Second Quarter 2012 Dividend CHICAGO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share of common stock payable...
18:00 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Second Quarter 2015 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – April 29, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share of common stock payable on June ...
12:34 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Second-Quarter 2017 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – May 18, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock for the se...
10:01 2019-05-22

Carbon pricing "essential" to stem global warming, pope tells energy leaders Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing, used by many governments to make energy consumers pay for the costs of burning fossil fuels, was "essential" to stem climate change. The comment, the P...
14:51 2019-06-14

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth-Quarter 2015 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – October 28, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share of common stock payable on Dec...
11:17 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth Quarter 2014 Dividend CHICAGO, IL -- October 29, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share of common stock payable on D...
12:34 2019-05-22

Iran declares it will enrich uranium beyond limits of nuclear deal ​Iran said it will enrich uranium beyond the limits set in the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers on Sunday, a move that could endanger the pact and result in new sanctions against the Islamic Republ...
18:51 2019-07-07

New York Times opinion team declares America isn’t so great: ‘We’re just OK’ The New York Times opinion team got an early start on celebrating Independence Day, declaring that America is “just OK” with a video that argues the United States is only great if you’re wealthy....
23:17 2019-07-02

CBOE Holdings Declares Special Cash Dividend Of $0.75 Per Share CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $0.75 per share on its common stock. The divide...
18:00 2019-05-22

California city declares itself a gun 'sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city has voted to declare itself a “second amendment sa...
06:34 2019-07-17

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth Quarter 2012 Dividend CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock payable ...
18:00 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2016 Dividend CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors declared an increased dividend of $0.25 per share for the third quarter of 2016, representing a 9 percent increase compar...
11:17 2019-05-22

Philippines Declares Deadly Dengue Outbreak a National Epidemic (MANILA, Philippines) — The Philippines’ Department of Health on Tuesday declared the country’s outbreak of dengue to be a national epidemic. The agency said Health Secretary Francis...
10:00 2019-08-07

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth-Quarter 2016 Dividend CHICAGO, Oct. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock for the fourth quarter o...
10:01 2019-05-22

A ‘strong and united Europe’ has never been more needed, declares UN chief Guterres With the post-world war international institutions eroded and under threat, a “strong and united Europe” standing alongside the United Nations, has never been more essential, said UN chief António Gut...
15:34 2019-05-30

Kosovo declares Russian national working for U.N. persona non grata The Kosovo government said on Friday that a Russian national working for the U.N. mission would not be allowed back into the country after his expulsion, drawing a rebuke from Moscow....
19:34 2019-05-31

UNESCO declares Erzgebirge region a World Heritage Site UN officials have granted protected status to the Erzgebirge region (The Ore Mountains) on the German-Czech border. The water management system in Augsburg was also declared a World Heritage Site at t...
18:17 2019-07-06

Cboe Global Markets Declares Second-Quarter 2019 Dividend CHICAGO – May 16, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of...
20:34 2019-05-21

Modi declares victory in India elections as opposition concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying expectations of even his own party to win a second ...
13:34 2019-05-24

Cboe Global Markets Declares First-Quarter 2019 Dividend CHICAGO – February 13, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash ...
20:34 2019-05-21

Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Brazil and European countries can mind their own busi...
18:34 2019-07-19

Former Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak declares run for president in surprise announcement In an already-crowded primary field, former Pennsylvania Rep. Joe Sestak became the latest Democratic candidate to wade into the race for the presidency, announcing his candidacy in a video posted to ...
07:17 2019-06-24

Cboe Global Markets Declares Second-Quarter 2018 Dividend CHICAGO – May 17, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly c...
20:34 2019-05-21

CBOE Holdings Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2017 Dividend CHICAGO – July 28, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced its Board of Directors declared an increased quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share of common stock for t...
00:51 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth Quarter 2013 Dividend CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share of common stock payable ...
13:17 2019-05-22

Cboe Global Markets Declares First-Quarter 2018 Dividend CHICAGO – February 15, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarte...
00:51 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth Quarter 2011 Dividend CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share of common stock payable o...
09:51 2019-05-23

US declares China's religious persecution 'the stain of the century' as Beijing fumes President Trump’s administration hammered China over the repression of Uighur Muslims and other religious minorities for the second day in a row, at a forum that has Beijing’s communist rulers fuming....
08:00 2019-07-19

Trump administration declares Title X abortion restrictions will go into effect immediately The Trump administration announced Monday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics are prohibited from referring women to abortion providers as a part of the family planning program Title X....
11:34 2019-07-16

Shinzo Abe declares victory in Japan election but fails to win super majority Shinzo Abe has declared victory in Japan's national elections, with early polls indicating his party has won a majority of seats in the upper house of Parliament....
18:17 2019-07-22

Alaska officials walk out of session after speaker declares ‘Hail Satan’ A Satanic Temple member who won the right to deliver an invocation at an Alaska government meeting prompted a walkout from a dozen attendees and borough officials when she declared “Hail Satan.” About...
15:51 2019-06-21

Cboe Global Markets Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2019 Dividend CHICAGO – July 31, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared an increased quarterl...
04:00 2019-08-01

Sudan's army rulers end talks as opposition declares 'escalation of revolution' Sudan is lurching closer to a vicious cycle of violence as miltiary rulers and protesters harden their positions. The opposition has vowed to topple the military council after at least 30 protesters w...
07:00 2019-06-04

Cboe Global Markets Declares Fourth-Quarter 2017 Dividend CHICAGO – October 27, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share of common stock for...
00:51 2019-05-22

Modi declares victory in India elections as Congress Party concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying expectations of even his own party to win a second ...
18:34 2019-05-23

Bangladesh High Court Declares Country's Rivers "Legal Persons" Bangladesh's high court has granted the country's rivers the rights and status of "living entities" in a bid to save them from encroachment, a lawyer said Tuesday....
02:17 2019-07-03

Cboe Global Markets Declares Fourth-Quarter 2018 Dividend CHICAGO – October 30, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividen...
20:34 2019-05-21

Judge declares mistrial in Kellen Winslow II rape trial; guilty on 3 counts A California judge declared a mistrial on eight charges, one day after a jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges....
23:51 2019-06-11

Indian elections: Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks supporters as he declares victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked voters for giving him a "historic mandate" after his Hindu nationalist party was expected to clinch a landslide election victory....
21:17 2019-05-24

Warren declares 'I'm with Bernie' on healthcare as Democrats spar over whether to abolish private insurance Elizabeth Warren broke with most Democrats on the primary debate stage Wednesday night in saying that she did not want to keep private insurers in business. Instead, she said, she was "with Bernie" Sa...
03:51 2019-06-28

CBOE Holdings Declares Special Dividend And Increases Stock Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $0.50 per share of common stock. The spec...
13:17 2019-05-22

‘Vaccines are safe’ and save lives, UNICEF declares, launching new #VaccinesWork campaign Amid a surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Thursday a new social media campaign, emphasizing that “vaccines are...
17:17 2019-05-21

Rand Paul declares Tea Party dead as Congress, Trump agree on new spending Budget hawk Sen. Rand Paul, ripping the new and expensive $2.7 trillion budget deal and its supporters on both sides, declared the tight-fisted Tea Party dead in a Senate speech....
21:51 2019-07-31

Juan Guaido declares 'final phase' of operation to topple Venezuela's Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido made his boldest attempt yet to seize power from embattled President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday morning, announcing an uprising alongside a group of soldiers in...
18:17 2019-05-21

Trump declares push for census citizenship question not over, calls reports ‘FAKE’ President Trump abruptly declared Wednesday that his administration is continuing to fight to include a citizenship question as part of the census, despite his own Commerce secretary saying hours earl...
19:34 2019-07-03

Warren Entsch declares war on plastic in new Great Barrier Reef envoy role Veteran Liberal MP is aiming to rid beaches of plastics, micro and nano plastics, but won’t commit to a banThe Liberal MP Warren Entsch has launched a crusade against single-use plastics as part of hi...
21:51 2019-05-27

Philippines declares national epidemic as Dengue fever cases rise past 145,000 Health officials in the Philippines have upgraded the country’s outbreak of Dengue fever to a national epidemic as more than 145,000 cases have been reported since January alone. ...
20:34 2019-08-06

Hatred ‘a threat to everyone’, declares Guterres calling for global effort to end xenophobia and ‘loathsome rhetoric’ A “disturbing groundswell” of hate-based violence and intolerance aimed at worshippers across all faiths, must be countered soon before it’s too late, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Mond...
15:34 2019-05-21

French far-right nationalist leader Marine Le Pen declares victory in European elections over Macron’s party PARIS (AP) — French far-right nationalist leader Marine Le Pen declares victory in European elections over Macron’s party. The post French far-right nationalist leader Marine Le Pen declares vic...
21:01 2019-05-26

Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis. Will More Cities Follow Suit? In what’s being touted as an important first step in addressing decades of race-based inequality, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele signed a resolution Monday declaring racism a public health cri...
02:51 2019-05-22

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World He...
17:17 2019-05-21

Jon Voight declares Trump 'greatest president since Abraham Lincoln' in late-night video Actor Jon Voight expressed his support for President Trump, declaring him "the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln" in a two-part video message posted on Twitter on Friday night....
11:17 2019-05-25

Tottenham star Harry Kane declares himself fit to face Liverpool in Champions League Final Harry Kane has handed Tottenham a major boost ahead of the Champions League Final by telling Mauricio Pochettino he is fit to start against Liverpool....
17:34 2019-05-27

CBOE Holdings Declares First-Quarter 2016 Dividend; Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share and increased its share repurchase autho...
11:17 2019-05-22

Kremlin refuses to reveal details about fatal Russian submarine fire, declares it 'state secret' Two days after a mysterious fire aboard a Russian submersibles killed 14 people, little details have emerged as the Kremlin continued Wednesday to shroud the incident in secrecy.  ...
15:34 2019-07-03

Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election ISTANBUL (AP) — Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election. The post Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanb...
19:00 2019-06-23

Social, cultural diversity ‘an enormous richness, not a threat’ Guterres declares calling on investment for a harmonious future Like a well-tuned orchestra, successful modern societies have a balance of diversity and culture, that is a source of “enormous richness, not a threat” said the UN chief on Monday, speaking alongside ...
22:00 2019-05-27

Cboe Global Markets Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2018 Dividend; Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO – August 1, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange- holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared an i...
20:34 2019-05-21

How to Text 911 in an Emergency At some point, you could find yourself in the midst of an emergency and although you have your cell phone with you, you might not be able to place a call or talk to a 911 operator. You may want to sta...
22:34 2019-08-01

For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a transition to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to save a rapidly warming planet.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

How to Pack an Emergency Kit for the Next Earthquake If you live in earthquake country, this week’s 6.9 and 7.1 earthquakes in California probably have you a bit on edge. Put that nervous energy to good use and get your two emergency kits ready....
20:17 2019-07-08

Emergency officials still don’t know why 911 failed TUCSON – Communications officials still do not know why the 911 system failed across Pima County on Tuesday morning. Around 3 a.m. Tucson’s 911 system went down for about 90 minutes. Other departments...
01:51 2019-07-11

Why are so many unable to cover a $400 emergency? About 20% of households have less than $400 in their checking and savings account, based on a Federal Reserve study. Others fear paying another bill.       ...
12:51 2019-07-22

Hepatitis A becomes health emergency in Florida The state of Florida has declared the current hepatitis A outbreak a 'public health emergency,' and officials encourage inhabitants to get vaccinated....
09:51 2019-08-06

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO Organisation calls for more funds as 2,512 cases are confirmed in the regionThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, the World ...
04:00 2019-07-18

NWFD uses drones to help in emergency situations TUCSON – The Northwest Fire District is using drones to help assist hiker and swift water rescues during the monsoon. Captain Brian Keeley said that the department has had a small drone for almo...
00:51 2019-06-15

In case of emergency: The tech that might save you Look, nature is beautiful. It's fun. But it can also be unpredictable and dangerous. And while I highly encourage you to head in to the great outdoors as often as possible, you should only do so ...
19:34 2019-07-17

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.       ...
23:34 2019-06-08

Where Trump's 'emergency power' on tariffs comes from President Donald Trump moved to use his broad executive authority in a new and unprecedented way this week, threatening to slap Mexico with punitive tariffs unless it slows the passage of migrants fro...
17:17 2019-05-31

Scott Disick Declares He's "the Greatest Leader That's Ever Lived" in New Flip It Like Disick Promo Scott Disick has a real passion for real estate. In fact, fans will get to witness this passion firsthand when Flip It Like Disick premieres Sunday, Aug. 4 on E! However, the Keeping Up......
21:17 2019-07-03

North Korea fires more missiles as it declares it ‘has nothing to talk’ about while US-South Korea exercises continue IRKED BY EXERCISES: North Korea is complaining that ongoing joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises violate a personal promise President Trump made to the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, but it’s di...
22:00 2019-08-16

Why are jet fighters scrambled to escort planes in an emergency? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhen an airliner with a suspected bomb on boar...
16:51 2019-07-02

A Man's Love of Licorice Tea Landed Him in the Emergency Room One man’s hot tea habit turned out to be much less relaxing than he hoped, according to his doctors. An 84-year-old Canadian ended up in the emergency department with a serious case of high blood pres...
15:51 2019-05-27

How emergency services and disaster recovery will benefit from 5G It isn’t just bored commuters and the lone, weeping engineer in charge of the UK rail network’s onboard WiFi who will benefit from the rollout of 5G, the next-generation mobile network.&...
17:51 2019-06-28

Congress challenged by funding emergency at the border WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has only a few weeks to advance an emergency funding bill to deal with the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border, creating a time crunch that has lawmakers o...
00:34 2019-06-06

FCC fines ABC after Jimmy Kimmel uses emergency tones The feds may have wiped the smile off late-night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel’s face — fining the network that airs his talk show a hefty $395,000 for his use of restricted emergency tones in a comedy sketch...
22:34 2019-08-16

A Global Water Emergency Is Right Around the Corner—Unless We Stop It When Chennai, India’s main reservoir disappeared earlier this summer, the world was rightfully shocked. A city of more than 4.6 million people had lost its main sources of drinking water, forcing auth...
15:34 2019-08-06

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said a...
20:34 2019-06-14

U.S. emergency alert test hits TVs and radios A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System interrupted radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cellphones that were sent a presidential alert last year....
06:00 2019-08-08

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
13:17 2019-06-13

Emergency declared as US states brace for 40C-plus heatwave More than 200 million Americans were today warned about a "widespread and dangerous" heatwave this weekend with swathes of the country expected be as hot as California's Death Valley....
14:17 2019-07-19

US Emergency Alert Test Hits TVs And Radios A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System interrupted radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cellphones that were sent a presidential alert last year....
08:34 2019-08-08

Emergency EU summit on top jobs runs into trouble again A deal hatched among several key European leaders to award a former Dutch foreign minister the post of EU chief executive broke down at an emergency summit on Sunday after eastern European and center-...
00:51 2019-07-01

| DRC Ebola outbreak an 'emergency of international concern': WHO The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern," a rare designation only used for the gr...
22:34 2019-07-17

Sri Lanka To Relax Emergency In A Month, Says President Sri Lanka's President announced on Monday he will allow tough emergency laws to lapse within a month because the security situation was "99 percent back to normal" following the Easter bombings....
19:51 2019-05-27

WATCH: Dashcam Shows Emergency Landing A small plane was forced to land in Spanaway, Washington Thursday morning after a “fuel system malfunction.” The plane landed in traffic on Pacific Avenue according to Washington State Pat...
08:17 2019-08-02

'This is an emergency': the volunteers bailing out migrants from detention One woman’s story of helping a migrant by paying their bail has inspired others to offer bond money of their ownFor more than a year, Julie Sharron went quietly crazy reading news stories about migran...
14:51 2019-07-21

Emergency Management Reporting Flooding In Brodhead ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Rockcastle County Emergency Management tells LEX 18 that floodwater in Brodhead is several feet deep in some parts. There is water in front of City Hall and Citi...
01:51 2019-06-07

UN: Expert meeting under way to decide if Ebola is emergency GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has opened its expert meeting to decide whether the Ebola outbreak in Congo — which spilled into Uganda this week — should be declared a global emer...
16:34 2019-06-14

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands.        ...
18:34 2019-07-09

A second Ebola case in Goma—the first prompted an international emergency Enlarge / A woman gets her temperature measured at an Ebola screening station as she enters Rwanda from the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 16, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) ...
05:51 2019-08-01

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study suggests....
07:34 2019-07-03

Iran tanker seizure: UK holds emergency meeting The UK's COBRA emergency committee is discussing a response to Iran's seizure of a British tanker. After talks with France and Germany, the UK said safe navigation through the Strait of Hormuz was "a ...
15:34 2019-07-22

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
19:34 2019-05-23

2 Killed As Plane Crashes Into Building During Emergency Landing A Russian passenger plane overshot the runway, crashed into a building and caught fire at an airport in Siberia on Thursday, killing two crew members, officials said....
21:17 2019-06-27

U.S. emergency alert test on TV and radio expected this week A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System will be sent to radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cell phones hit by a presidential alert last year, U.S. agencies said ...
21:17 2019-08-05

Russian plane's emergency landing injures 23 A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports Thursday after colliding with a flock of birds, injuring at least 23 people, Russian officials said. ...
16:00 2019-08-16

PM Modi Reminds People Of Emergency; Says Don't Take Democracy For Granted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reminded people of the Emergency and urged them not to take democracy "for granted", saying in day-to-day life, it is difficult to savour the joy of democratic.....
18:00 2019-06-30

'Thumbs Down Guy' looking for help with medical bills after emergency: 'I came really close to dying' A baseball fan who went viral for giving a thumbs down after a play during a game between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays in 2017 is now asking for help to pay for medical bills....
22:34 2019-06-27

Iran tanker seizure: UK to hold emergency meeting The UK's COBRA emergency committee is set to discuss a response to Iran's seizure of a British tanker. After talks with France and Germany, the UK said safe navigation through the Strait of Hormuz was...
08:34 2019-07-22

Regulators Found Risk of Emergency After First Boeing MAX Crash An FAA internal risk analysis after the first of two Boeing 737 MAX airliner crashes showed the likelihood was high of a similar cockpit emergency within months....
18:00 2019-07-31

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emergency, surprising global health leaders and organiza...
01:51 2019-06-15

The President’s ‘Emergency’ Tariffs on Mexican Goods, Explained The president is again going beyond his predecessors in using powers that lawmakers granted the presidency for use in exigent circumstances. This time, Republicans say they will push back....
22:51 2019-06-06

Mirtha Legrand recovering 'favourably' after emergency operation Legendary actress and TV presenter, who has dominated Argentina's TV screens for decades faces at least a few more days in hospital, doctor confirms....
17:00 2019-05-21

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people....
21:17 2019-05-22

Russia has declared a state of emergency over Siberian wildfires Russia has declared a state of emergency in five Siberian regions after a million people signed petitions demanding action on unprecedented wildfires...
23:01 2019-07-31

Italy to drop emergency legislation on 5G golden powers Italy has bowed to pressure from Chinese telecoms equipment makers Huawei Technologies and ZTE and will drop emergency legislation strengthening state powers to intervene in the development of 5G serv...
00:51 2019-07-18

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
07:34 2019-06-28

Sri Lanka extends state of emergency after Easter bombings Sri Lanka has been under a state of emergency since a string of bombings at three hotels and three churches killed more than 250 people in mid-April. Authorities say that anti-terrorism operations are...
16:34 2019-06-22

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
19:51 2019-06-19

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor Bill de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing Joseph Esposito, who was bizarrely fired in D...
05:00 2019-06-05

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist was one of those killed when her caravan was hit b...
12:17 2019-06-17

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency By Another Month In Surprise Move A state of emergency was extended by Sri Lanka's President Saturday, going back on pledges to relax the tough laws introduced after the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people....
08:51 2019-06-22

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could ca...
00:34 2019-06-15

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired....
22:17 2019-06-14

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
20:51 2019-06-12

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
19:34 2019-06-12

Corbyn in emergency meeting over Labour antisemitism crisis Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to hold an emergency meeting of his shadow cabinet and a showdown with his MPs as the antisemitism crisis engulfing Labour threatened to spiral out of control....
03:17 2019-07-16

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges mass...
17:17 2019-06-19

Beleaguered Barneys New York turned down for emergency loan Barneys’ latest effort to find a financial fix to stay afloat fell flat, The Post has learned. The luxury retailer, which has been on a hunt for a buyer or investor to provide a cash infusion, was rej...
01:17 2019-08-03

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency: statement A World Health Organization (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda, saying that the criteria had not...
20:34 2019-06-14

Mueller says Trump was not exonerated; Trump declares victory Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice, as the president has claimed, but his long-awaited congressional testimony d...
02:34 2019-07-25

Mueller says Trump was not exonerated but Trump declares victory Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice, as the president has claimed, but his long-awaited congressional testimony d...
00:17 2019-07-25

Tucson emergency services assisting Southwest Gas with gas line break Southwest Gas is working alongside emergency services to fix a gas line break Sunday morning. Tucson fire and police are at the scene of the break near Bilby and Nogales Highway. Officials have closed...
01:00 2019-08-12

Cruise is testing emergency vehicle detection for autonomous cars Autonomous vehicle company Cruise is testing the use of computer vision and sound detection AI to detect and respond to the presence of emergency vehicles.Read More...
03:17 2019-06-29

'Global emergency' declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a global public health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said....
21:17 2019-07-17

Red Cross emergency shelters open for those affected by Ohio tornado The American Red Cross has opened emergency shelters in Ohio after at least one tornado ripped through the region on Monday, leaving more than five million without power....
15:17 2019-05-28

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
22:00 2019-05-24

Passenger opens plane emergency exit, mistaking it for the toilet A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight caused severe delays at Manchester Airport after opening the emergency exit door before the flight took off, thinking it was the toilet....
16:17 2019-06-10

Emergency On Mumbai To Muscat Flight After Engine Failure: Report An Oman Air plane to Muscat which took off from Mumbai today was forced to return to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport after one of its engines failed, news agency ANI reported....
17:51 2019-07-03

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...
17:17 2019-06-19

China finds armyworms in 18 provinces, recommends pesticides for emergency use China has recommended the use of pesticides to fight against fall armyworms, as the destructive pest spreads across its vast farmlands, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday....
12:17 2019-06-05

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' hit with $395,000 fine over emergency tones in skit Simulated wireless alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" skit making fun of a presidential alert test have cost Walt Disney Co's ABC $395,000 in civil fines with the U.S. Federal Communications C...
13:34 2019-08-16

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency The World Health Organization says the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency after the virus spread this week to a city of 2 million people...
20:17 2019-07-17

North Korea claims U.S. has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first" policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China's economic growth....
18:17 2019-06-09

UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an international emergency....
22:17 2019-07-16

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of them, as it sought to raise international attention an...
23:51 2019-07-17