Global

Kenya bans plastic bags in bid to fight pollution

Kenya bans plastic bags in bid to fight pollution Greenpeace Africa said in a statement issued in Nairobi that Kenya has set a precedent in environmental conservation by imposing a ban on manufacture and use of plastic carrier bags. Allegedly, in Nairobi's slaughterhouses, cows destined for human consumption had up to twenty bags each removed from their stomachs. This is the third time in a decade that Kenya has tried to impose a plastic ... [Artigo completo...]

Corporations Pledge Millions Toward Relief Efforts For Tropical Storm Harvey

Corporations Pledge Millions Toward Relief Efforts For Tropical Storm Harvey Mr Edwards said life-saving efforts such as search and rescue and shelters are needed, especially in south-west Louisiana where forecasters say 10 to 20ins (25 to 51 cms) of rain could fall. Eighteen of Texas's 254 counties have qualified for federal help due to the disaster, triggering aid from Washington's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). [Artigo completo...]

What to Know About Travel in Hurricane Harvey's Aftermath

What to Know About Travel in Hurricane Harvey's Aftermath Trump will arrive on Tuesday morning in Corpus Christi, near where Harvey came ashore on Friday as the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years. National Hurricane Center (NHC) officials forecast an additional 15 to 20 inches of rain in Houston and area of East Texas over the next 24 hours. [Artigo completo...]

Mueller team asking if Trump tried to hide objective of 2016 meeting

Mueller team asking if Trump tried to hide objective of 2016 meeting According to sources speaking to NBC News , Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the USA election and alleged collusion with the Trump administration has a very specific focus. Politico reports the amendment would also limit the scope of Mueller's investigation by keeping him from looking into anything that took place before Trump announced his presi... [Artigo completo...]

Entire Texas National Guard activated for disaster relief

Entire Texas National Guard activated for disaster relief With Texans still in danger from high flood levels, Maj. "If these amounts materialize, the results could be devastating, especially if any of these rains fall where catastrophic flooding has already occurred". Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is responding to an overwhelming number of corporate and citizen inquiries by establishing the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to accept tax-deductible flood rel... [Artigo completo...]

UN Chief on 3-day visit to Israel, Palestinian territories

UN Chief on 3-day visit to Israel, Palestinian territories The list includes Water Gen, which has developed technology for producing drinking water from air; Homebiogas, which has developed technology for turning organic home waste into cooking gas; Aqwise, which is developing water solutions; and Sight Diagnostics, which has developed medical technology for using computer vision to diagnose blood diseases. [Artigo completo...]

Texans see historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey

Texans see historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey First, a little recap. Winds reaching 130 miles per hour began whipping through the shores of Texas beginning on Friday night, gradually coming to rest over the southern part of the state as a tropical storm by Monday. The storm was downgraded to a Category 1 just before daybreak on Saturday. And it's still not over. Though the NWS speaks of five people killed, the Sheriff's Office in Harr... [Artigo completo...]

Maharashtra Board Class 10 Supplementary Result 2017 expected soon @mahresult

Maharashtra Board Class 10 Supplementary Result 2017 expected soon @mahresult Now, the wait is over. The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education is an autonomous body established under the provisions of the Maharashtra Act No 41 of 1965. Visit the official website maharesult .nic.in to check your result. The homepage will be displayed. Click on MSBSHSE 10th Class supply Results 2017. [Artigo completo...]

"I'm the ugliest girl I know!" Pink responds to her daughter

Her point was to show little Willow that being "a girl who looks like a boy" or someone who doesn't match the stereotype of her assigned gender put her in some fine company, with the likes of David Bowie , Prince or Annie Lennox . But when people make fun of me, that's what they use. She doesn't cut her hair , she doesn't change her body, she is who she is. Do you see me selling arenas out... [Artigo completo...]

Pop Star Pink Give Inspirational Speech Against Bullying At MTV VMA's

Pop Star Pink Give Inspirational Speech Against Bullying At MTV VMA's Pink performed a killer set of a medley of her hits for the adoring crowd, including "So What", " Try ", "F***in' Perfect", "Get This Party Started", "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)" and her new smash single, "What About Us" off her sixth album, Beautiful Trauma . [Artigo completo...]

Missing US sailors: Second body found

Missing US sailors: Second body found Divers earlier recovered the remains of 22-year-old Electronics Technician 3rd Class Kenneth Aaron Smith from Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Meanwhile, the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore announced that Singapore chose to suspend the multi-agency search and rescue operation for the missing sailors, and will continue to support the US Navy in their search within the warship. [Artigo completo...]

IAEA Launches Low-Enriched-Uranium Bank In Eastern Kazakhstan

IAEA Launches Low-Enriched-Uranium Bank In Eastern Kazakhstan Safety and security of the IAEA LEU Bank will be governed by Kazakhstan's legal and regulatory requirements, and will meet the applicable provisions of the IAEA's safety standards and security guidance documents. Stressing that nuclear energy helps to address the twin challenges of securing sufficient energy for economic growth and mitigating the effects of climate change, Amano said around 30 cou... [Artigo completo...]

Mexico ETFs On Watch As Trump Renews Wall Threats

Mexico ETFs On Watch As Trump Renews Wall Threats Trump is also repeating his criticism of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Both positions put Trump on a collision course with both sceptical U.S. Trump was speaking at a news conference Monday with the president of Finland. Trump is struggling to convince Congress to stump up the money needed to pay for the controversial project, and has threatened to shut down the government if they d... [Artigo completo...]

NC rescue crews arriving in Texas to help people trapped in floods

NC rescue crews arriving in Texas to help people trapped in floods Over the weekend, three firefighters from South Metro Fire Rescue were preparing to leave for Texas with Colorado Taskforce 1, an Urban Search and Rescue team. The Helicopter and Aquatic Rescue Teams combine state and local rescue technicians to carry out helicopter-based rescues. The requesting state fully reimburses the assisting state for the total costs incurred. [Artigo completo...]

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile over Japan

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile over Japan Public broadcaster NHK said there was no evidence of damage in the flight path of the missile . " North Korea's reckless action is an unprecedented, serious and a grave threat to our nation", said Abe, according to Reuters . "While we are ready to do our part, provocations such as this latest missile launch should stop to help us put in place an environment that would be conducive for dia... [Artigo completo...]

Gas prices to spike as Harvey takes out refineries

Gas prices to spike as Harvey takes out refineries The National Hurricane Center says Harvey, now a tropical storm, is expected to affect Texas and southwestern Louisiana through Friday. Matt Smith, director of commodity research at ClipperData, has no doubt that the hurricane damage and inflation of gas prices are related; "The pop in gasoline prices is an immediate response to the closure of refineries on the U.S. [Artigo completo...]

Heavy rain to worsen Texas, Louisiana flooding

Heavy rain to worsen Texas, Louisiana flooding All New Orleans Public Library branches will be closed. Floodwaters crept over roads toward homes in Brenda Bradley's neighborhood in Moss Bluff, a Lake Charles suburb. Edwards' office said the National Weather Service predicts 10-20 inches of rain will fall Sunday into Monday across southwest Louisiana. Trump today approved an emergency declaration for Louisiana and ordered federal assistance... [Artigo completo...]

Ian Wright labels Arsenal as a club in "absolute shambles"

Ian Wright labels Arsenal as a club in Midfielder Ramsey told the club's website, arsenal .com: "We're going to have to change something if we're to compete this year". The Gunners were soundly beaten by their north-west counterparts at Anfield, failing to register a single shot on goal over the 90 minutes and pressure, even at this early stage of the season, is now mounting on veteran manager Arsene Wenger . [Artigo completo...]

Mumbai Rains: Parts of Maharashtra, Gujarat likely to get extremely heavy rain

Mumbai Rains: Parts of Maharashtra, Gujarat likely to get extremely heavy rain The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning saying that residents should expect heavy rainfall over the next three days. "Till yesterday, we were expecting heavy rainfall but after going through satellite images and their pattern, we have issued a forecast for extremely heavy rainfall", he said. [Artigo completo...]

ACLU files lawsuit against President's transgender military ban

ACLU files lawsuit against President's transgender military ban The suit was filed in Maryland federal court on behalf of five transgender service members and the ACLU of Maryland. Two different lawsuits filed Monday morning against the Trump administration's ban on transgender military service outline the ban's implications on real individuals' lives - challenging narratives in the media that the ban is perhaps not as sweeping or as consequ... [Artigo completo...]


« Anterior 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621  Próximo »