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Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia

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Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia

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Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia For many private banks that set up in Asia in the last decade, the cost of doing business kept them locked out of the vast expansion of wealth in the...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distracti...
17:00, 2019-06-02

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severi...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Thirsty work in San Diego, the craft brewing capital of America Raise a glass to the Californian city with more than 200 craft breweries and tasting roomsIt is early morning and I’m swimming in a coffin-shaped poo...
15:51, 2019-06-16

'Toxic cocktail' brewing for U.S. asset managers: hedge fund investor Kass Hedge fund investor Doug Kass said on Tuesday that he is shorting several investment managers, including T. Rowe Price Group Inc and Franklin Resourc...
20:34, 2019-05-21

Rare spectacled bear being 'driven to extinction' by penis bone poachers brewing 'magical sex potion' Penis poaching of the spectacled bear could result in the species going extinct if demand grows for the special 'sex potion' that people make with it...
22:34, 2019-06-04

Asia Kate Dillon: ‘This Is Who I Am’ The nonbinary actor, who plays nonbinary characters in “Billions” and the new “John Wick” film, wants to expand the conversation around gender identi...
16:34, 2019-05-26

Where to go for the ultimate Asia experience With affordable flights and high-speed rails, it's easier than ever to visit Asia. From India to Indonesia, find out the best places to visit for you...
04:17, 2019-06-03

Mi 9T All Set to Make Its Asia Debut on June 20 Mi 9T has received a date for its Asian debut. Mi 9T is a rebranded version of the Redmi K20, which was introduced in China last month. Mi 9T has be...
12:17, 2019-06-14

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th annivers...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds...
09:51, 2019-05-24

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday,...
08:17, 2019-05-24

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to c...
04:01, 2019-06-05

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.     ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is pa...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Qualifying for 2022 World Cup gets underway in Asia SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Qualifying for the 2022 World Cup got underway in Asia on Thursday, with Mongolia and Macau among the teams earning first-l...
18:00, 2019-06-06

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronym...
02:34, 2019-05-22

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culminatio...
06:34, 2019-05-24

Stocks in Asia set to slip after Dow drops for second consecutive day Stocks in Asia were set to slip on Wednesday following a overnight session on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping more tha...
02:01, 2019-05-30

Stocks in Asia set to decline following overnight Dow drop Stocks in Asia were poised to decline at the open on Wednesday following overnight declines on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average ...
01:51, 2019-05-29

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became t...
18:17, 2019-05-23

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Wat...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Asia markets mixed; Fed meeting set to kick off Markets in Asia were mixed in Tuesday morning trade as investors awaited the start of a closely-watched meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve, set to k...
04:00, 2019-06-18

Asia stocks capped ahead of Fed, oil on defensive Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated as global grow...
03:34, 2019-06-18

The Latest: Asia seeks to unite behind one bid for 2030 WCup Asian soccer leader Sheikh Salman of Bahrain wants the continent to unite behind a single candidate to host the 2030 World Cup. That probably means C...
15:17, 2019-06-04

Pernod Ricard confident over Asia growth-slides Drinks group Pernod Ricard , which is being targeted by activist investor Elliot , on Tuesday struck a confident note over its growth prospects in As...
10:34, 2019-06-04

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the...
03:17, 2019-06-14

Insitu awarded $47.9M to deliver ScanEagles to four U.S. allies in Asia Insitu was awarded a $47.9 million contract for a total of 34 ScanEagle reconnaissance unmanned air vehicles for the governments of Malaysia, Indones...
19:51, 2019-06-03

2017 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO -- October 11, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, o...
22:51, 2019-05-21

CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2016 CHICAGO, IL – November 1, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host its 2nd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) A...
23:17, 2019-05-21

Asia markets mixed as trade fears heat up Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Meanwhile, data from a private survey on Monday showed t...
12:00, 2019-06-03

There's 'enormous' growth in passenger demand in Asia: IATA Asia is "exposed" to the consequences of global trade wars, but passenger demand could help "compensate" for the impact that protectionist measures h...
10:01, 2019-06-03

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging...
12:34, 2019-05-31

2015 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- October 12, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the first-ever CBOE Risk Management Conference...
06:00, 2019-05-22

2016 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- September 13, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the second annual CBOE Risk Management Conferenc...
06:00, 2019-05-22

Asia stocks decline as US-China trade war heats up China announced on Monday that it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, beginning on June 1. The latest development from Beijing com...
15:00, 2019-05-21

US won't 'tiptoe' around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan warns stability in the region is under threat, including the South China SeaThe United States will no lo...
08:34, 2019-06-01

Southeast Asia should ban imports of foreign trash: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution...
15:34, 2019-06-18

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution ...
10:01, 2019-05-24

Asia shares hit four-month low on risk of endless trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a pro...
08:17, 2019-05-23

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisti...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Israel's Elbit Systems get $127 mln contract in south Asia Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the army of a country...
17:17, 2019-05-26

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozi...
08:17, 2019-05-24

Asia shares sink to four-month low, yen a safe harbor Asian shares carved out a four-month trough on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war betwee...
04:34, 2019-05-23

Asia feels chill from Sino-U.S. tech cold war Asian shares were stuck in the red on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the wor...
04:00, 2019-05-23

1st Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2015 CHICAGO, IL – November 16, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) will for the first time hold a CBOE R...
06:00, 2019-05-22

Automakers tremble in Asia as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Shares of major Asian automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on imports from Mexico ...
08:51, 2019-05-31

U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South Ch...
05:51, 2019-06-01

Asia's billionaires develop taste for boutique wealth managers Growing demand by Asia's rich for independent advisory services and access to a wide variety of investment products is spurring the surge of boutique...
13:51, 2019-05-27

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carb...
17:17, 2019-06-15

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarin...
06:17, 2019-05-28

Burning tires: the murky oil business polluting parts of Asia When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalized over one thousand people earl...
07:17, 2019-05-31

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs: QuickTake A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging...
06:17, 2019-05-31

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe & Asia UPDATE: This article has been updated with new information about how Huawei's situation is affecting sales and trade-in programs in Asia.###The futur...
00:00, 2019-05-23

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global tr...
21:51, 2019-05-28

India, Australia Elections Best Antidote For Asia's Trade Fears The S&P BSE Sensex Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index are the best-performing benchmarks in the region since President Donald Trump's Twitter broadside rock...
07:34, 2019-05-29

Asia markets slide amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hop...
02:34, 2019-05-23

4th Annual Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia 2018 CHICAGO – November 12, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host the 4th annual...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Google Doodle Celebrates Asia’s Dragon Boat Festival. Here’s What to Know Loud drumbeats will be heard near the shorelines of several major cities across Asia on Friday. Crowds will gather on beaches and river banks to chee...
09:34, 2019-06-07

Eye On China, US Seeks $30 Million For South Asia Security Project With an eye on countering increasing Chinese influence in key South Asian countries, the Trump administration has sought $30 million for what it has ...
10:51, 2019-06-13

Recyclers Cringe as Southeast Asia Says It’s Sick of the West’s Trash After China restricted plastic scrap imports, countries like Malaysia took the brunt of the waste. But now there’s a regionwide backlash, and recycle...
13:17, 2019-06-07

Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, ev...
06:00, 2019-06-06

Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S...
02:51, 2019-06-07

Stocks in Asia set to trade higher; Fed's Bullard pushes for rate cut Stocks in Asia were set to trade higher on Tuesday amid ongoing global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its inte...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia Begins Next Week CHICAGO - December 1, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asi...
22:51, 2019-05-21

Global recession fears grow as manufacturing shrinks across Asia Factory activity contracted in most Asian countries last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global eco...
08:34, 2019-06-03

Planemakers race for wide-body orders in Asia showdown Airbus and Boeing are battling for wide-body aircraft orders worth well over $10 billion as the clock ticks towards next week's Paris Airshow, indust...
13:17, 2019-06-11

Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran...
03:51, 2019-06-14

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches PE firm to back Southeast Asia start-ups Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partne...
06:34, 2019-06-14

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the As...
13:51, 2019-06-01

Won't Tiptoe Around China With Asia Stability At Threat: US Defence Chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South C...
11:34, 2019-06-01

Stocks in Asia slide following overnight slip on Wall Street Investors will be watching out for market reaction from Hong Kong's Hang Seng index. It closed 1.73% lower on Wednesday, amid violent clashes be...
03:00, 2019-06-13

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday but gains were capped by investor caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision, while crude oil p...
10:00, 2019-06-18

Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the econo...
10:00, 2019-06-14

Asia’s biggest Gram whale is selling Telegram tokens, but beware The tokens from messaging app Telegram’s initial coin offering (ICO) are being offered for public sale. But tread carefully, it’s not as simple as it...
23:51, 2019-06-11

Asia stocks rise as policy tweaks boost China markets Asian stocks gained on Tuesday, led by Chinese shares after Beijing eased financing rules to boost local government spending on public works, and bol...
10:34, 2019-06-11

Tencent launches video streaming in Thailand, eyes SE Asia expansion Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd launched its first overseas video streaming service in Thailand on Friday, as it ramps up its presence outsid...
15:00, 2019-06-14

Asia Pacific shares set to trade mixed as Dow winning streak ends Shares in Asia Pacific were poised to trade mixed on Wednesday following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jone...
02:00, 2019-06-12

Asia shares muted, trade risk offsets rate hopes Asian markets were in a mixed mood on Thursday as fears the U.S. trade tussle with Mexico would further depress global growth, warred with wagers ce...
07:17, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global tr...
23:17, 2019-05-28

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain ...
03:34, 2019-06-06

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever...
20:34, 2019-06-06

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that ha...
21:00, 2019-06-13

Fears of prolonged trade war weigh on Asia stocks; bonds rally Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as the latest exchanges between Beijing and Washington signaled the heightened risk of a prolonge...
09:34, 2019-05-30

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments aro...
01:51, 2019-06-14

China, U.S. defense chiefs hold talks at Asia security summit Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks on Friday at an Asia security summit in Singapore, ...
15:34, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-Planemakers race for wide-body orders in Asia showdown Airbus and Boeing are battling for wide-body aircraft orders worth well over $10 billion as the clock ticks towards next week's Paris Airshow, indust...
13:17, 2019-06-11

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billion...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States ...
05:51, 2019-05-24

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and usi...
23:34, 2019-05-22

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian ...
08:17, 2019-06-03

Asia stocks gain amid Mexico reprieve, firmer Chinese shares Asian stocks, led by Chinese shares, gained on Tuesday as markets basked in relief following the U.S. decision to hold off from imposing import tarif...
08:01, 2019-06-11

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in As...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Citi launches co-branded credit cards with SE Asia's Grab in push for more customers Citigroup has teamed up with Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab to launch co-branded credit cards, as it looks to boost its Asian customer base b...
05:17, 2019-06-11

Asia Pacific stocks trade higher despite Trump's China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific rose on Tuesday morning following overnight comments from U.S. President Donald Trump on his country's trade war with Chi...
04:51, 2019-06-11

Asia stocks flat, euro holds firm after fragmented Europe vote Asia stocks hovered near four-month lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.-China tensions while the euro was confined to a narrow range after the we...
06:17, 2019-05-27

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S...
07:51, 2019-06-07

Asia stocks edge up on Mexico reprieve but Sino-U.S. rift caps gains Asian stocks made modest gains on Tuesday after the Trump administration shelved plans for tariffs against Mexico, lifting Wall Street, however, fres...
05:17, 2019-06-11

Southeast Asia Doesn’t Want to Be the World’s Dumping Ground. Here’s How Some Countries Are Pushing Back The global trash trade has reached a turning point; wealthier nations have long shipped their plastic waste to the developing world to be processed, ...
12:17, 2019-06-03

Air Asia India Drops Plan To Lease Jet's Grounded B737 Aircraft: Report The Bengaluru-headquartered Air Asia India also showed initial interest and applied to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for regulatory ap...
08:17, 2019-05-26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran...
06:34, 2019-06-14

Asia stocks flat as trade worries linger, Europe to open higher Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday, with sentiment torn between investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war was becoming more protracted, a...
08:51, 2019-05-24

Malaysia's Mahathir proposes common East Asia currency pegged to gold Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday mooted the idea of a common trading currency for East Asia that would be pegged to gold, descri...
08:01, 2019-05-30

Asia markets trade higher as Trump stands down on Mexico tariff threat Stocks in Asia traded higher on Monday morning after U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement last week that tariffs would not be slapped on M...
03:34, 2019-06-10

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the J...
06:00, 2019-06-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sunk as Trump fires new trade salvo Asian shares extended a month-long slide and sovereign bonds surged on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up trade tensions globally by ...
03:17, 2019-05-31

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas fora...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marg...
18:00, 2019-05-29

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks wobble as trade fears overshadow Huawei reprieve Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday, as earlier relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies...
04:00, 2019-05-22

Shares in Asia trade higher as European central bank delays rate hike Stocks in Asia traded higher on Friday afternoon following positive developments overnight on U.S.-Mexico negotiations, while investors digested rece...
06:34, 2019-06-07

Asia stocks steady, euro little moved as EU vote shows limited gains by nationalists Asia stocks edged up early on Monday, and the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections highlighted the d...
04:01, 2019-05-27

As Shanahan heads to Asia, Iran tensions threaten Pentagon's 'great power' focus As acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heads to Asia on Tuesday to deliver a major policy speech on the region, increasing tensions with I...
07:51, 2019-05-29

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the J...
14:17, 2019-06-13

China is driving growth in Asia's real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth — thanks to China, according to ...
08:51, 2019-05-24

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia and Sudan updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need ...
00:34, 2019-06-01

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks were subdued on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the...
06:34, 2019-06-14

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambiti...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Boeing Max 737 jet crisis: we should've been more open, says CEO Boss says aircraft maker failed to communicate properly with regulators and customersThe head of Boeing has admitted the company made communications ...
22:34, 2019-06-16

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what ...
17:51, 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, ev...
04:34, 2019-06-06

CBS Unveils Its New Lineup After a Season of Crisis A possible merger with Viacom is back in play for the most-watched network, after it was affected by claims of misconduct at its executive wing, news...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Could geoengineering really help us solve the climate crisis? With increasing public concern over climate change, interest is turning to geoengineering again. Is it time to take a serious look at engineering our...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Anticipating the Brexit Crisis -- and the Next Recession? EWI's Murray Gunn talks tells Dana Weeks about the pattern that helped him forecast the huge fall in the pound sterling. Plus, see the chart that war...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Boeing CEO: 737 Max crisis is a 'defining moment' for us The Boeing 737 Max crisis has become a "defining moment" for the company, according to CEO Dennis Muilenburg. But he's confident it hasn't hurt Boein...
07:34, 2019-05-30

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse. ...
16:17, 2019-05-31

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatur...
11:17, 2019-06-15

How to prevent an AI-induced mid-career crisis At this point, it feels like I’ve heard countless stories about workers who are restless about the effects that AI will have on their jobs and their ...
18:17, 2019-05-26

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Auto Consolidation Is Vital but Needs a Crisis Most successful auto mergers are born of crisis. Even if Fiat Chrysler finds a deal with Renault, investors shouldn’t expect a broader consolidation ...
20:34, 2019-06-15

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran ...
13:17, 2019-05-26

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get fun...
14:32, 2019-05-21

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the...
13:34, 2019-05-24

Why U.S.-Iran tensions could quickly escalate into a crisis Three years ago, when Iran's military captured 10 U.S. sailors after they mistakenly strayed into Iranian waters, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ...
14:51, 2019-05-24

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions a...
18:17, 2019-05-26

Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
14:51, 2019-05-30

Germany: SPD's simmering identity crisis erupts The resignation of Social Democratic leader Andrea Nahles reveals the drastic toll that long-term problems have taken on Germany's oldest political p...
00:51, 2019-06-04

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new hom...
18:51, 2019-06-06

Investigation uncovers suicide crisis in US jails The last time Tanna Jo Fillmore talked with her mother, she was in a Utah jail, angry, pleading and desperate. She’d called every day that past week,...
21:51, 2019-06-18

The inside story: The global financial crisis 2008: While the GFC raged, Euromoney had an inside view as politicians on both sides of the Atlantic tried to save the banking system (from the imagi...
15:51, 2019-06-11

Editorial: Court caught in credibility crisis (again) Friends and foes of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner alike immediately interpreted the trial postponement as her virtual acquittal, which it obviously ...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone...
07:01, 2019-05-25

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears h...
10:34, 2019-05-28

Oil and migration: why the U.S. is heavily involved in Venezuela’s crisis Oil, migration and proximity. These are the reasons experts gave when asked why the western world — particularly the United States — is so concerned ...
22:17, 2019-05-26

‘A zombie party’: the deepening crisis of conservatism The traditional right is clinging on to power – but its ideas are dead in the water.By Andy BeckettConservatism is the dominant politics of the moder...
14:34, 2019-05-28

Israel could see second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s parliament on Monday passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. The move further pushed the country toward an unprecedented political i...
04:17, 2019-05-28

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investiga...
06:34, 2019-06-14

Ethiopian PM visits Sudan in bid to mediate crisis Ethiopia’s prime minister has met with Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders in a bid to revive negotiations amid a crackdown on demonstrations...
22:17, 2019-06-07

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in f...
22:51, 2019-06-03

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national m...
18:17, 2019-06-09

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also acceleratin...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quic...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Crisis in Moldova Deepens as Court Forces Out President The ousting of Igor Dodon deepened a standoff between rival parties over the formation of a government. His successor called new elections for Septem...
17:51, 2019-06-09

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weaken...
02:17, 2019-06-12

Donald Trump wades into Britain's Brexit crisis U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Britain on Monday on a state visit laden with diplomatic peril, having already humiliated outgoing Prime Minis...
15:34, 2019-06-02

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to...
08:00, 2019-06-08

Moldova snap election called as crisis deepens A day after a new government was approved after months of wrangling, the country's new, acting president has called a fresh vote in September. The mo...
20:00, 2019-06-09

Apple’s $999 Pro Stand is just the latest sign of its identity crisis Apple has sold expensive gear for a long time -- and in the last two decades, more affordable products as well. What type of retailer does it want to...
23:34, 2019-06-07

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The reside...
23:34, 2019-05-21

California Dems in crisis as presidential hopefuls descend SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls are descending on California this week for an annual convention of the state party as it f...
08:34, 2019-05-31

Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Governm...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse. ...
16:17, 2019-05-31

'Cartoons for Future': Artists react to the climate crisis Building on the "Fridays for Future" demonstrations, an exhibition in Dortmund shows 100 cartoons by international artists commenting on the climate ...
12:34, 2019-06-07

Crisis-hit Boeing warns airlines on 737 wing part Boeing has urged a number of airlines to replace a potentially faulty part on the wings of up to 133 of its 737 aircraft - months after the next gene...
11:17, 2019-06-03

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to help ease the migrant crisis...
22:51, 2019-06-05

This Spring's Flooding Crisis Is Part of a Bigger Pattern for the U.S. The United States has faced historic flooding this spring. From the Midwest to California to the Southern Plains, record precipitation has begotten b...
21:34, 2019-05-30

No TV Debates For A Month, Says Congress, In Crisis After Poll Defeat The Congress has announced that it will not participate in television debates for a month, in the middle of a huge internal crisis following Rahul Ga...
08:34, 2019-05-30

Russia, other key powers discuss Venezuelan crisis in Sweden Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with stakes in dealing with Venezuela’s political turmoil, the latest effort to jumpstart flagging attem...
02:51, 2019-06-14

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.    ...
23:51, 2019-05-28

Renault Formula 1 team had to manage "communication crisis" Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says one of his biggest 2019 difficulties has been managing a "communication crisis" caused by his optimism no...
15:17, 2019-06-17

Greens to use EU election mandate to focus on climate crisis Green politicians to push agenda urging climate action, social justice and civil libertiesEurope’s Greens, big winners in Sunday’s European elections...
04:17, 2019-05-28

| WATCH: Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investiga...
15:34, 2019-06-14

Why Did Michigan Just Drop All Charges in the Flint Water Crisis? The people of Flint, Michigan, deserve justice. More than five years ago, the city switched its water source and exposed nearly 100,000 residents to ...
21:34, 2019-06-14

Airbus launches new A321 jet, Boeing apologizes for MAX crisis Airbus launched a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller plan...
13:17, 2019-06-17

'Europe is also responsible for the crisis in Mexico': Anabel Hernández Anabel Hernández, recipient of the DW Freedom of Speech Award 2019, on corruption in her native Mexico and the ways in which international players be...
09:51, 2019-05-27

Why the Guardian is taking on America's plastic waste crisis United States of Plastic, a new series that will run for the rest of 2019, will reveal the global consequences of dependence on a miracle materialThi...
08:17, 2019-06-17

Israel faces possible second election amid coalition crisis Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing the possibility of having to fight a second election this year, as he struggles to form a coalition gover...
17:00, 2019-05-27

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tanke...
14:51, 2019-06-15

In Venezuela, criminals feel the pinch of an economic crisis In something of an unexpected silver lining to Venezuela’s all-consuming crisis, experts say armed assaults and killings in the country are plummetin...
06:34, 2019-05-28

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans...
04:51, 2019-05-28

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Israeli leader uncharacteristically quiet over Gulf crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been a vocal critic of Iran over the years, accusing the Islamic Republic of sinister ...
08:34, 2019-05-29

Author of dystopian climate crisis novel is 'deeply optimistic' John Lanchester tells Hay audience that we have ‘a moral obligation’ not to despairPeople have “a moral obligation” to be optimistic about the climat...
21:00, 2019-05-27

Listen to What Doctors, in a Time of ‘Crisis,’ Said Behind Closed Doors Secret audio recordings provide an unfiltered look inside a children’s hospital where physicians warned that more patients seemed to fare poorly afte...
06:51, 2019-05-30

Climate crisis may be a factor in tufted puffins die-off, study says Researchers believe 3,150 to 8,500 birds starved in Bering Sea due to loss of prey speciesThe death of thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea ...
22:34, 2019-05-29

Ashley shows Goals bosses red card over VAT crisis The Sports Direct International tycoon Mike Ashley has declared war on the board of Goals Soccer Centres over the accounting crisis which has left it...
21:51, 2019-06-18

Opinion: New Signs That India's Economy - and Credibility - Is In Crisis Now, Arvind Subramanian, a well-regarded economist who was till last year one of PM Narendra Modi's most senior advisers, has argued in a Harvard wor...
08:34, 2019-06-13

America is in a financial literacy crisis, and advisors can fix the problem Financial services providers are uniquely positioned to change the conversation around literacy and address the elephant in the room: the "money talk...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage bot...
15:34, 2019-05-29

Boeing Ends Order Drought Triggered by 737 MAX Crisis Boeing ended a two-month drought of orders for its airliners in the wake of the grounding of its 737 MAX fleet, by securing a commitment from Korean ...
13:17, 2019-06-18

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile cou...
09:34, 2019-06-13

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this...
16:34, 2019-06-16

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, w...
04:17, 2019-06-13

Los Angeles homelessness rises sharply as housing crisis deepens Los Angeles County's homeless population has swelled by 12% during the past year as a shortage of affordable housing deepens in and around America's ...
15:34, 2019-06-05

The Iran crisis was created in Washington. The US must be talked down | Simon Tisdall President Trump claims he doesn’t want conflict, but his actions could accidentally trigger another Middle East warIn Washington, at times of stress,...
20:51, 2019-06-18

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new repo...
19:17, 2019-06-05

Los Angeles crisis illustrates the daunting task of housing the homeless In Los Angeles' Skid Row, tents line entire city blocks. These makeshift shelters for the city's homeless are now an almost permanent fixture of the ...
13:17, 2019-06-18

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate...
20:17, 2019-06-18

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN ...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Trevor Noah on Boris Johnson: 'Like a midlife crisis Malfoy' Late-night hosts discussed Donald Trump’s British visit and introduced Americans to the mayhem surrounding Boris JohnsonLate-night hosts focused on D...
19:34, 2019-06-06

Ethiopian premier visits Sudan, trying to ease deadly crisis KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is in Sudan to mediate between the ruling military and the country’s protest leaders...
10:34, 2019-06-07

Leonardo DiCaprio spotlights urgency of climate crisis in new film As you may have heard, celebrities have been using their clout to get out the message on climate change -- inviting the question, frequently, as to w...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Dominican Republic hires ‘crisis management’ amid PR nightmares Dominican Republic authorities are working with “crisis management” specialists over a double whammy of a public relations nightmare — th...
18:17, 2019-06-12

Will Smith is producing a murder mystery set against the Flint water crisis It’s been over five years since the water in Flint, Michigan was initially determined to be contaminated. While the water crisis in Flint rages on (i...
21:34, 2019-06-11

British millennials still 'scarred' by 2008 financial crisis, researchers say Young people who entered Britain's labor market amid the 2008 financial crisis are still "scarred" by its impact on their employment and earning...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislat...
07:17, 2019-06-13

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Opinion: Moldovan crisis a test case for Russia-US cooperation The power struggle in Moldova continues: Two presidents and two governments, with the international community being surprisingly in agreement. It sta...
21:34, 2019-06-12

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country's protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal...
13:00, 2019-06-13

Flint water crisis: prosecutors drop all criminal charges State pledged to start restart the investigation into one of the worse man-made environmental disasters in US historyProsecutors stunningly dropped a...
23:34, 2019-06-13

Bloomberg reporters face jail for reports on Turkish crisis U.S.-based Bloomberg news agency says Turkish prosecutors are seeking up to five-year jail terms for two of its Istanbul-based reporters over their r...
12:00, 2019-06-14

Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating The state has just had its warmest spring on record, causing permafrost to thaw and dramatically reshaping some areasA city in western Alaska has los...
23:34, 2019-06-14

Mexico to urge G20 to pay attention to Central America migrant crisis Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he will present a document at the Group of 20 summit this month that would ask the member...
00:17, 2019-06-15

Moldovan court removes president amid government crisis A Moldovan court has removed President Igor Dodon from his post after he refused to comply with its ruling to dissolve parliament following a months-...
15:01, 2019-06-09

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of co...
21:17, 2019-06-08

The world economy is falling back into its post-crisis funk The bond market seems to be forecasting the kind of low-growth, low-interest-rate equilibrium that just doesn’t leave you with much margin for macroe...
09:34, 2019-06-15

The Latest: Texas sheriff’s sergeant suffered medical crisis FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a Texas sheriff’s sergeant (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities say a Texas sheriff’...
01:17, 2019-06-16

Special Report: They fled Venezuela's crisis by boat - then vanished A taxi dropped Maroly Bastardo and her two small children by a cemetery not far from the shore in northeast Venezuela. She still had time to change h...
13:51, 2019-06-14

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse crisis tops agenda BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention opened a national meeting Tuesday dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisi...
01:34, 2019-06-12

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key que...
19:17, 2019-05-21

Deciding Whether To Restart A Video Game Is My Latest Debilitating Crisis Sometimes, life presents you with a choice that you just know is going to Change Everything. It’s in these moments that we must take decisive action,...
18:51, 2019-05-31

Don't Speculate, Says Congress Amid Rahul Gandhi's Resignation Crisis The Congress today asked the media to "respect the sanctity" of the closed-door meeting of its working committee and "not fall into the trap of conje...
14:51, 2019-05-27

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malig...
01:51, 2019-05-31

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out t...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Edwin Diaz’s struggles have Mets bullpen in crisis mode LOS ANGELES — It is not yet panic time, but it’s getting closer for Edwin Diaz and the Mets. Brodie Van Wagenen mortgaged a part of the team’s future...
05:51, 2019-05-31

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sa...
18:34, 2019-05-22

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled Pres...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Water supply restored for millions in Libya, averting crisis Armed group cut off water to capital and other cities as UN special envoy warns of ‘start of a long and bloody war’Water supplies to the Libyan capit...
21:51, 2019-05-21

UK must not 'export its political crisis' to Europe: French politician Loiseau Britain must not "export its political crisis" over to Europe, said French politician Nathalie Loiseau, who is spearheading President Emmanuel Macron...
12:17, 2019-05-22

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speci...
13:17, 2019-05-23

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting worklo...
11:51, 2019-05-28

Italy says it won't seek fight with EU, amid talk of government crisis The Italian government is confident it can reach a compromise with Brussels and avoid sanctions over its deteriorating public finances, the economy m...
16:17, 2019-06-02

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush...
13:34, 2019-05-22

What if we covered the climate crisis like we did the start of World War II? | Bill Moyers In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same wa...
12:34, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 3-Turkish economy shrinks again as currency crisis bites The Turkish economy shrank sharply year on year for the second straight quarter in early 2019, laying bare the impact of a punishing currency crisis ...
15:17, 2019-05-31

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled ...
21:01, 2019-05-28

Brexit crisis: Minister quits, piling pressure on Britain's May Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader a...
04:17, 2019-05-23

Amey close to ending £300m Birmingham road crisis The embattled contractor Amey is closing in on a £300m deal to abandon the maintenance of Birmingham's 1600-mile road network, drawing a line un...
23:34, 2019-05-30

Crystal Crisis Is The Sequel Puzzle Fighter Fans Deserve In 1996 Capcom released Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo, a competitive puzzle game featuring chibi versions of Street Fighter and Darkstalkers characte...
22:34, 2019-05-30

White House Report Card: Trump vs. the ‘avocado crisis’ This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump’s frustration boiling over with nonstop illegal immigration and the refusal by Democrats to...
19:51, 2019-06-01

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank...
12:17, 2019-05-29

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, ...
11:17, 2019-06-04

Bury financial crisis deepens amid pressure over £4.2m loan • Loan is from former owner Stewart Day’s property company• Club face winding-up petition and owner says debt is £8mBury football club, already in th...
17:34, 2019-05-29

'Generation Jobless' Looks Back on How Financial Crisis Shaped Careers Members of the class of 2009 graduated from college into a recession, struggled to get their footing in the full-time workforce—and today some are gr...
04:51, 2019-05-26

Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel’s political crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump admi...
16:51, 2019-05-30

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela'...
01:17, 2019-05-23

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had live...
16:51, 2019-05-23

Sahel crisis reaching unprecedented levels, warn top UN humanitarian officials Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedente...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate backs his move to cut ministries Brazil's Senate on Tuesday voted to approve right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's decree to revamp the executive branch, averting a potential crisis ...
07:51, 2019-05-29

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 ...
02:17, 2019-05-23

Britain is in the grip of an existential crisis that reaches far beyond Brexit | Aditya Chakrabortty Nearly three years after the referendum, Westminster has still not come to terms with the grievances that drove the resultThe person who is best qual...
12:00, 2019-05-29

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention ...
22:00, 2019-06-14

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue...
03:51, 2019-06-10

Carrie Lam: A ‘Good Fighter’ in the Crisis Over the Hong Kong Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s chief executive is known for being a workaholic and for practically never backing down in a fight. Faced with protests over the proposed ...
18:51, 2019-06-14

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 ...
10:51, 2019-06-13

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change,...
16:17, 2019-05-21

J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, t...
00:17, 2019-05-29

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action The president of the Southern Baptist Convention has apologized for the abuse crisis besetting his church and outlined an array of steps to address i...
03:51, 2019-06-13

In crisis-hit Argentina, cancer researcher turns to game show for funds Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina, one scientist has found a novel way to fundraise: winning mo...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours t...
16:00, 2019-05-22

Reggie Perrin or Walter White: what does a 21st-century midlife crisis look like? For years, the midlife crisis has been no more than a sitcom joke. But now some experts are insisting that’s because we don’t understand how it has c...
09:17, 2019-05-29

Venezuelans turn to reusing, repairing old items to survive economic crisis CARACAS, Venezuela — In Venezuela, the financial hopes of Eliset González are riding on a niche trade. Each day, González sits at a market kiosk in C...
17:34, 2019-06-11

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concer...
09:51, 2019-05-22

Moldovan president suspended, snap election called as crisis deepens A Moldovan court temporarily relieved President Igor Dodon of his duties on Sunday to allow a stand-in to call a snap election, deepening a standoff ...
18:00, 2019-06-09

Trump: Dems could help solve border crisis in '15 minutes to an hour' with one WH meeting President Trump said Democrats could stop stonewalling over immigration and solve the issue with just a quick meeting, in remarks broadcast Sunday wi...
04:34, 2019-06-17

Austrian parliament sacks Kurz as video sting crisis rolls on Austrian conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suffered the biggest setback of his meteoric career on Monday as parliament voted the 32-year-old's g...
04:51, 2019-05-28

UK factories hit by falling orders; Jamie Oliver restaurant crisis - as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as UK factory orders slow and Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain slides into administrationL...
21:51, 2019-05-21

RPT-UPDATE 1-Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this...
09:34, 2019-06-17

Shadow Banking Crisis Raises Risk Of Indian Bad-Loan Redux Loans from the shadow banking sector expanded rapidly in the period up to the IL&FS defaults, a time in which the regulated banks were in the depths ...
12:51, 2019-06-17

US briefing: India election, Trump's bank records and an extinction crisis Thursday’s top story: Narendra Modi poised for landslide re-election in India. Plus, why are Republicans denying the wildlife extinction crisis?Subsc...
16:51, 2019-05-23

Realty Sector Asks Government For Early Resolution Of Liquidity Crisis The liquidity crisis became apparent after infrastructure lending major IL&FS in September defaulted on few of its commercial papers, which impacted ...
14:34, 2019-05-26

Climate crisis and antibiotic use could 'sink' fish farming industry – report Investors’ network warns of serious risk to aquaculture from global heating as well as over-reliance on medicinesThe climate crisis, drug use and fee...
23:00, 2019-06-05

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for co...
16:00, 2019-05-24

German coalition, in question amid SPD crisis, must regain trust fast: BDI Chancellor Angela Merkel's fractious ruling coalition must get its act together and win back trust quickly, the head of Germany's BDI industry lobby ...
11:17, 2019-06-04

Cory Booker unveils plan to combat housing 'affordability crisis' Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker unveiled a housing plan Wednesday to address an "affordability crisis" in the US, shining a national spotligh...
14:51, 2019-06-05

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisi...
22:00, 2019-05-23

NYPD officers' suicides prompt top cop to cite 'mental health crisis' The commissioner of the country's largest police force said the department has a "crisis" on its hands after three officers killed themselves in 10 d...
19:34, 2019-06-16

California politicians need to focus on the crisis here before they tackle global issues, Jim Breslo says Attorney and podcast host Jim Breslo has argued that California politicians need to focus their attention on the worsening public health conditions i...
18:34, 2019-06-03

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges...
09:00, 2019-06-07

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
18:00, 2019-06-09

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The president of the Southern Baptist Convention has apologized for the abuse crisis besetting his church and outlined an ...
00:51, 2019-06-13

Conservative immigration analysts: Trump tariffs could worsen border crisis Conservative immigration experts warned Friday that President Trump's threat to impose a tariff on Mexican imports would have "devastating" consequen...
20:17, 2019-06-01

Moldova’s interim president calls snap election amid crisis CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s interim president has dissolved parliament and called for snap elections on Sept. 6 amid a months-long polit...
15:00, 2019-06-09

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 humanit...
14:51, 2019-05-28

Trump is avoiding a crisis of his own making with US-Mexico migrant deal, critics say Critics say Trump's deal with Mexico over migrants avoided a political crisis of his own making – one that could have wreaked havoc on the...
23:51, 2019-06-08

Congress, Facing Karnataka Crisis, May Expand Cabinet To Save Alliance Two senior leaders of the Congress are flying out to Karnataka today to stabilise the party's ruling coalition with HD Kumaraswamy's Janata Dal Secul...
13:51, 2019-05-28

World’s biggest investor accused of dragging feet on climate crisis BlackRock, which controls $6.5tn in assets, urged to use its influence on planet’s biggest pollutersWhen a letter from BlackRock’s founder and chief ...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the clima...
09:51, 2019-06-15

Austrian lawmakers sack Kurz as video sting crisis rolls on Austrian conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suffered the biggest setback of his meteoric career on Monday as parliament voted the 32-year-old's g...
19:34, 2019-05-27

"Finance Minister Must Find Solution To Economic Crisis": Shiv Sena BJP's ally Shiv Sena today asked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to find a solution to the "economic crisis", citing the latest official data on ...
09:51, 2019-06-03

The urgency of climate crisis needed robust new language to describe it | Paul Chadwick Changes to how the Guardian writes about climate announced by Katharine Viner prompted a discussion with readersInitial reader response was positive ...
22:34, 2019-06-16

We’re stepping up – join us for a day to halt this climate crisis | Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben and others We’re calling for a global strike on 20 September. Disrupting our normal lives is the only way to secure our futureOn 20 September, at the request of...
14:51, 2019-05-24

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising cas...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Michigan drops Flint water crisis criminal cases; probe continues Michigan prosecutors dropped all criminal cases related to the Flint water crisis Thursday in order to give the attorney general's office more time t...
01:34, 2019-06-14

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General...
01:00, 2019-06-16

Stunning photo shows dogs ‘walking on water’ amid Greenland ice crisis Danish meteorologist Steffen Olsen and his band of sled dogs are walking on thin ice — across a frozen sea that has become flooded with melted ...
18:17, 2019-06-18

Stunning photo shows dogs 'walking on water' amid Greenland ice crisis Danish meteorologist Steffen Olsen and his band of sled dogs are walking on thin ice — across a frozen sea that has become flooded with melted glacia...
22:51, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 4-J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, t...
23:17, 2019-05-28

Austria’s crisis is a lesson for Europe: far-right parties are unfit to govern | Julia Ebner Caught out in a scandal, the Freedom party is playing the victim and dangerously undermining trust in democracyIt is hard to shock the population of ...
16:51, 2019-05-23

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the inst...
15:51, 2019-06-12

UK PM May's party faces worst ever election result amid Brexit crisis: poll British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party is facing its worst ever general election result if a vote were held now, according to a new ...
01:51, 2019-05-31

Sanders: Democrats have done 'absolutely nothing' while Mexico is taking 'unprecedented' actions on border crisis White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders slammed Democrats on Tuesday over their inaction on the border crisis and claimed that Mexico is doing more...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Sudan opposition rejects calls for talks as crisis worsens following deadly crackdown Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected calls for talks with the military as the death toll from a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protestors Monda...
12:00, 2019-06-06

Earthquake, flood, hurricane: Google Maps adds tools to help you navigate a crisis Google is adding tools inside Google Map and search to help you deal with hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.        ...
13:00, 2019-06-06

Trade war could trigger a 'global financial crisis,' says ex-China central bank chief China continued to ramp up the rhetoric against the U.S. on Friday, with a former Chinese central bank chief saying that further escalation in trade ...
14:34, 2019-05-31

Angelina Jolie warns: Venezuela crisis leading to 'statelessness' for thousands of children Venezuela’s political and economic crisis has increased the risk of “statelessness” for thousands of children born abroad, movie star Angelina Jolie ...
04:51, 2019-06-09

Scotch on the rocks: distilleries fear climate crisis will endanger whisky production Scotland’s whisky-makers reveal they had to halt production in 2018 heatwave because they ran out of waterScotland’s nature conservation agency last ...
09:01, 2019-06-02

Heroes In Crisis ends by failing its characters, its readers, and its mental health story Heroes In Crisis #9 hits shelves this week, ending the series with more of a whimper than a bang—a whimper that lacks even some sort of closure. The ...
01:17, 2019-05-30

There's a climate crisis – but Trump's cabinet continues to backtrack on science | Kate Aronoff Conservative donors and fossil fuel companies have the most to lose from large-scale decarbonization – and they know itIn an effort to suppress feder...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Bernanke, Paulson and Geithner: revisiting the 2008 financial crisis | Howard Davies Three of the key players co-author a book about lessons of the past and make proposals for the futureJournalists, the adage goes, write the first rou...
13:51, 2019-05-29

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire classR...
01:17, 2019-05-22

A Black Teen Was Going Through a Mental Health Crisis. Wisconsin Police Ended Up Punching Him in the Head Madison, Wisc., police officers were called to the home of a 17-year-old boy last week because he was experiencing a mental health crisis. The encoun...
21:01, 2019-06-10

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chas...
23:51, 2019-05-23

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 res...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Trump voiced support for Netanyahu to continue 'alliance' amid the Israeli political crisis Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump offered public support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the country's political...
09:51, 2019-05-28

Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is th...
20:17, 2019-06-06

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus...
00:17, 2019-06-04

UN ‘financial crisis,’ years in the making, Guterres tells budget body, proposes solutions The UN’s financial crisis has been years in the making and is undermining the organization’s mandates and reform efforts, Secretary-General António G...
21:34, 2019-06-05

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats,...
14:38, 2019-05-21

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on...
14:38, 2019-05-21

VIX FUTURES AND OPTIONS: A CASE STUDY OF PORTFOLIO DIVERSIFICATION DURING THE 2008 FINANCIAL CRISIS RELEASED Chicago, July 8, - A recently released University of Massachusetts study found that certain investments in futures and options on the CBOE Volatilit...
02:34, 2019-05-23

Flint water crisis: authorities seize governor’s state-owned electronic devices Michigan governor Rick Snyder’s phone, iPad and computer were seized from storage as well as the devices of 33 of his employeesAuthorities investigat...
06:34, 2019-06-04

REFILE-UPDATE 4-J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, t...
06:00, 2019-05-29

Joint UN, OSCE engagement can address crisis in Ukraine, other ‘dark spots of conflict’ in Europe What is happening in and around Ukraine is “unacceptable, the Chairperson-in-Office for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Daily on Energy: Greens pressure news networks to call climate change a ‘crisis’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:34, 2019-06-07

Authorities Seize Phones and Computers of Michigan Officials in Flint Water Crisis Investigation Michigan authorities have seized the state-owned phone of former Governor Rick Snyder that was, until recently, in government storage, according to t...
15:34, 2019-06-04

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bik...
04:34, 2019-06-04

UN chief accepts independent report on Myanmar, highlighting ‘systemic’ failure surrounding Rohingya crisis An independent review into how the UN System operated in Myanmar in the years leading up to the mass exodus of the Rohingya following serious human r...
00:17, 2019-06-18

Los Angeles County seeks action from city on toilets, rats and trash to combat homeless crisis In a letter, the county recounts a meeting with Los Angeles city officials to try to get basic sanitation for thousands living on the streets  ...
18:34, 2019-06-08

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of it...
21:17, 2019-05-26

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on ...
18:17, 2019-05-21

All Flint water crisis criminal charges dismissed by attorney general's office – for now The office announced the dismissal of charges against all remaining defendants, including a manslaughter charge against the former health director &...
23:34, 2019-06-13

Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges in the Flint, Mich., Water Crisis; Residents Fear: ‘Our Lives Don’t Matter’ After the years Flint, Mich., residents spent living without a drop of safe water from their taps and the millions of dollars spent on a probe to bri...
07:51, 2019-06-14

JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in bank's biggest deal since financial crisis The $500 million-plus deal shows that the nation's largest bank views the fast-changing world of payments as a battleground worthy of aggressive...
17:34, 2019-05-21

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but d...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Taraji Henson’s Groundbreaking Mental Health Summit Is Sure to Make an Impact on Black America’s Quiet Crisis What Taraji P. Henson has been able to do with her first Boris L. Henson Foundation benefit and conference last weekend was nothing short of a revela...
18:17, 2019-06-14

UK's Labour Party suspends senior figure after claims anti-Semitism crisis was manufactured by Israeli Embassy The UK’s Labour Party was hit with another anti-Semitism crisis after a senior party figure was suspended after ranting that the party’s anti-Semitis...
17:51, 2019-05-31

‘Continuing absence’ of political solution to Israel-Palestine conflict ‘undermines and compounds’ UN efforts to end wholesale crisis The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually u...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Monday’s Daily Brief: ‘Horror’ at Notre Dame fire disaster, Yemen still bleeding, measles now ‘global crisis’ Top news on Monday includes: UN chief expresses his horror over the huge blaze in Notre Dame; a deal over Hudaydah troop withdrawal beckons, but war ...
23:51, 2019-05-21

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart susta...
00:34, 2019-05-29

Republicans join Democrats to kill Rand Paul's fiscally responsible Pennies Plan because no one cares about the debt crisis That was a nice decade of Republicans pretending to care about our $22 trillion national debt and annual multitrillion-dollar deficit. But as of Mond...
01:51, 2019-06-05

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents;...
22:34, 2019-05-28

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food secu...
15:34, 2019-05-21

National Security Crisis: President Trump’s New Ponytail Is Stuck In The White House Fax Machine After He Tried To Fax An Image Of It To Xi Jinping To Make Him Jealous In recent months, the Trump administration has continued to apply pressure to the already contentious relationship between the U.S. and China, but th...
07:34, 2019-06-15

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGB...
00:00, 2019-05-25

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan cris...
15:51, 2019-05-21

'A mental health crisis': 3 NYPD officers die by suicide in 10 days In 10 days, the New York City Police Department has lost a veteran deputy chief, detective and a third police officer Friday – all from suicide...
20:51, 2019-06-15

'End of the road': Theresa May hangs on as leadership crisis deepens - what the papers say The papers have had their say on Theresa May's premiership and when it should end as the latest Cabinet resignation piled pressure on her to step dow...
05:51, 2019-05-23

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...
06:00, 2019-05-29

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Expose New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one...
22:17, 2019-05-26

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, crisi...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Oklahoma and Johnson & Johnson face off in the first opioid crisis trial Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic o...
02:17, 2019-05-29

Oklahoma, Johnson & Johnson face off in first opioid crisis trial Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid ...
15:17, 2019-05-28

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of o...
17:00, 2019-06-06

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of over...
12:34, 2019-06-07

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 s...
22:51, 2019-05-21

Jared Diamond's 'Upheaval' outlines 12-step program for nations in crisis The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Guns, Germs, and Steel" details how seven countries faced past upheavals by following the 12-step method. ...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Review: Pixar's 'Toy Story 4' is one fun and rollicking existential crisis after another Pixar's 'Toy Story 4' deals in weepy emotions and Tom Hanks warmth, but also features adventure, laughs and one nutty road trip with a...
21:51, 2019-06-13

Lab-grown meat, GMOs, high-tech ag: 'Fate of Food' explores solutions to global food crisis Amanda Little explores how we'll feed the world when there too many mouths to feed amid intensifying climate change.     &#...
03:51, 2019-06-07

Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit plan ‘will trigger early election’ Top Tories say attempt to appease hardliners means coalition of support for his leadership bid will not survive the autumnBoris Johnson’s attempts to...
06:17, 2019-06-16

Paper Round: City lead chase for £105m Felix "Manchester City want Joao Felix, United move for Harry Maguire, Juventus and Inter Milan prepare a swap and Crystal Palace find Aaron-Wan Bissaka\u0...
08:34, 2019-06-16

Don't eat fish from Florida lake experiencing toxic algae bloom, biologist cautions A biologist warned against eating fish from Lake Okeechobee after a toxic bloom was discovered. At least one local fishing guide disagrees.  &#...
11:34, 2019-06-16

Captain Marvel, Arya Stark & More! Vote for Your Favorite Hero Before the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards Heroes, assemble! Sadly, this is not a post about a secret Avengers film (although we are rooting for one), but it is a post about heroes, which is ...
13:51, 2019-06-16

Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Summer camp is the newest front in the battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in nearly three decades . Vaccinations a...
14:34, 2019-06-16

Look: James Bond star Daniel Craig protects injured foot with boot during workout Daniel Craig is wearing an orthopedic boot on his injured foot during a workout at a gym in a new photo released on the official James Bond Twitter a...
16:17, 2019-06-16

Rainbow wormhole in the Tar Pits: London's trippy pavilion moves to LA Second Home, a co-working space company, has transplanted the ‘Instagrammer’s paradise’ for a summer of cultural eventsWhen José Selgas and Lucía Can...
17:51, 2019-06-16

Protesters seek Hong Kong leader's ouster despite apology on extradition plan Protesters turned out in immeasurable numbers Sunday in Hong Kong seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the ...
19:17, 2019-06-16

All Of Argentina, Uruguay Without Electricity After Massive Outage Power was slowly being restored on Sunday after a massive outage blacked out Argentina and Uruguay, leaving around 48 million people without electric...
21:17, 2019-06-16

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 3:18PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 318 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 9 miles southeast of New Castle, moving east at 25 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail...
21:34, 2019-06-16

O.J. Simpson says he will use social media to 'set the record straight' O.J. Simpson vowed he will use social media to “set the record straight,” in a video the notorious figure posted to his new Twitter account Saturday ...
03:34, 2019-06-17

Intel and Qualcomm lobby against Huawei ban While coverage surrounding the US government's Huawei ban has focused primarily on how the Chinese tech giant will be affected, it's worth ...
06:17, 2019-06-17

Phoenix mayor apologizes for on-camera confrontation between cops and black family The mayor of Phoenix has issued an apology for the “terrifying” on-camera confrontation between police officers, a local black couple and...
06:34, 2019-06-17

Woodland fends off Koepka to claim U.S. Open Gary Woodland held his nerve to claim his first major with a three-shot victory at the U.S. Open on Sunday, bringing Brooks Koepka's two-year reign t...
08:51, 2019-06-17

West Indies vs Bangladesh live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere After a promising start to Cricket World Cup 2019 with a win against South Africa and a strong showing against New Zealand, Bangladesh went on to suf...
11:51, 2019-06-17

| Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown A top Sudanese general as vowed to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens...
12:17, 2019-06-17

Renault Formula 1 team had to manage "communication crisis" Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says one of his biggest 2019 difficulties has been managing a "communication crisis" caused by his optimism no...
15:17, 2019-06-17