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Amazon Fires Prompt Alarm in Europe, and Anger at Brazil’s Government

President Emmanuel Macron of France accused President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil of lying about climate change, and said he would try to kill a major t...

Amazon Fires Prompt Alarm in Europe, and Anger at Brazil’s Government

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Brazil’s Rainforest Fires Prompt Alarm and Anger in Europe President Emmanuel Macron of France accused President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil of lying about climate change, and said he would try to kill a major t...
01:28, 2019-08-24

Leonardo DiCaprio urges government action on Amazon fires 'tragedy' A crisis over burning forest in the Amazon is "incredibly tragic", actor Leonardo DiCaprio said on Monday, urging governments to do more, amid growin...
14:36, 2019-08-26

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government lacks the resources to fight Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that the government lacks the resources to fight wildfires in the Amazon rainforest after satelli...
15:04, 2019-08-22

New southern California fires destroy homes and prompt evacuations – as it happened Hillside fire sparked overnight about 60 miles east of Los Angeles, while the Ronald Reagan library has so far survived a close call with the Easy fi...
02:28, 2019-11-01

New southern California fires destroy homes and prompt evacuations – live Hillside fire sparked overnight about 60 miles east of Los Angeles, while the Ronald Reagan library has so far survived a close call with the Easy fi...
23:08, 2019-10-31

Tesla and NIO fires in China prompt authorities to enact new safety guideline Statistically, electric cars are far less likely to catch fire than their gasoline-powered brethren. That said, traditional cars don’t tend to ...
01:28, 2019-06-18

Australian bushfires prompt stronger travel warning from Canadian government "You should exercise a high degree of caution at all times, monitor local media and follow the instructions of local authorities," the Canadian feder...
01:24, 2020-01-11

Amazon fires: Brazilian troops start putting out large swathes of rainforest fires Brazilian troops have started putting out large swathes of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
12:00, 2019-08-25

As English fans get set to cross Europe, anger rises at football’s carbon bootprint Planes going to the finals in Spain and Azerbaijan will emit 35,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide – climate activists want change Controversy has erupted ...
22:36, 2019-05-11

Amazon debuts Echo Show 5 with Alexa Sunrise alarm for $89 Amazon's Echo Show 5 is a 5-inch smart display for a combination of voice and visual experiences with Alexa. The Echo Show goes on sale next month fo...
15:12, 2019-05-29

Ring Alarm review: Amazon's smart security upgrade DIY wireless home security system is a great alarm that’s smart enough without trying to do too muchAmazon’s new Ring Alarm smartens up the tradition...
08:56, 2019-12-12

Harry Dunn death: Family of teenager get lawyers on board for civil proceedings in US as they speak of anger at Government The family of a teenager killed in a fatal hit-and-run have got lawyers on board for civil proceedings against the wife of a US diplomat suspected of...
20:12, 2019-10-09

ISIS urges followers to ‘ignite fires’ in forests across US and Europe ISIS is urging its followers to spark wildfires across the US and Europe, according to reports. At least four propaganda posters have appeared on Qur...
16:40, 2019-11-06

Echo Dot with Clock: Amazon's cheap Alexa alarm clock replacement Adding a screen for the time transforms the Echo Dot into the best bedroom smart speakerAmazon has a new twist on its popular cut-price Echo Dot smar...
08:32, 2019-11-12

Equalization sparks western anger; 1 economist says that anger is a political tool Big-E and Small-E equalization are both worthy of discussion, but one retired economics professor really wants Albertans and all Canadians to underst...
15:32, 2019-12-09

Flight delays and railway fires: Scorching heatwave tests Europe's infrastructure Climate scientists warn that Europe's infrastructure, like housing and railroads, must change to withstand upcoming challenges posed by extreme ...
22:00, 2019-07-26

Amazon fires: what is happening and is there anything we can do? Why people should be worried about the blazes and increased deforestation in BrazilThousands of fires are burning in Brazil, many of them in the worl...
14:32, 2019-08-23

Tell us how you have been affected by the Amazon fires We want to hear from people living or working on the frontline of the fires destroying forests in Brazil, Bolivia and across the regionSmoke from wil...
13:44, 2019-08-27

Amazon fires: By the numbers The raging fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have captured the public's imagination worldwide for the last few weeks and recently prompted the coun...
01:12, 2019-08-28

Australia’s Leader Calls for Inquiry Into Government Response to Fires In an interview with the local media, Prime Minister Scott Morrison expressed regret but reiterated that economic concerns would still play a key rol...
09:44, 2020-01-12

Amazon fires: Can international pressure help put them out? Wildfires blazing in the Amazon have sparked an international dispute. As Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro dismisses foreign leaders' condemnations...
17:44, 2019-08-23

Fires are raging in the Amazon forest. Here’s how you can help A record number of fires in Brazil’s Amazon region have been linked to an increase in deforestation. According to CNN, the Amazon is the larges...
14:08, 2019-08-23

Amazon rainforest fires can be seen from space A chunk of the Amazon rainforest has been ravaged by fires for weeks — and the smoke from the infernos is so intense, it can be seen from space...
14:56, 2019-08-20

Amazon rainforest fires: What’s happening and how you can help The Amazon rainforest, known as “the lungs of the planet,” has seen a record-setting wave of wildfires. Here's what you can do to help....
20:48, 2019-08-23

The Amazon Fires, From an Extraterrestrial Perspective A version of this first appeared as the TIME Space newsletter sent on Aug. 30. Space is aspirational. Merely the act of looking through a telescope ...
14:40, 2019-09-06

As Amazon Fires Spread, So Do the Misleading Photos The fires are real. But the photographs that celebrities and politicians are sharing? Well, it depends....
23:52, 2019-08-23

Brazil says open to aid for Amazon fires, but will decide how it's used Brazil said on Tuesday it was ready to accept foreign aid to help fight fires in the Amazon but only if it could determine how it was spent, in an ap...
03:44, 2019-08-28

Amazon fires: Brazil to reject G7 offer of $22m aid President Bolsonaro demands an apology from his French counterpart for calling him a liar....
18:16, 2019-08-27

UK PM deeply concerned about Amazon rainforest fires Britain is deeply concerned about fires in the Amazon rainforest and Prime Minister Boris Johnson will use the G7 summit to call for a renewed focus ...
15:12, 2019-08-23

Fires in Amazon forest rose 30% in 2019 The number of fires in the Amazon rainforest grew 30.5% in 2019 from the previous year, according to data released by space research agency INPE on W...
03:20, 2020-01-09

EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France sayi...
15:12, 2019-08-23

How the Amazon’s fires, deforestation affect the U.S. Midwest (NBC News) — The Amazon’s lush greenery and network of waterways are at risk in the face of this summer’s record fires, but another...
01:40, 2019-08-26

Why Amazon Fires Keep Raging 10 Years After a Deal to End Them Many of the thousands of fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon are set by ranchers. A deal inked 10 years ago was meant to stop the problem, but the ecolo...
16:16, 2019-10-10

The Amazon Forest Fires Are a Form of 'Genocide' When Richard Pearshouse visited indigenous communities in the Brazilian Amazon in April to investigate illegal deforestation, he heard countless horr...
19:36, 2019-08-23

Amazon fires: Brazil to reject $20m pledged by G7 Senior official says the money should be spent on reforesting Europe and not on ‘colonialist and imperialist practices’Brazil will reject the offer f...
08:00, 2019-08-27

Australia’s prime minister defends his government’s climate policy as fires rage Morrison made the rounds on several Australian television networks Monday morning in the aftermath of his much criticized family vacation to Hawaii d...
05:56, 2019-12-23

TVs sold by Amazon and Best Buy 'contain chemicals banned in Europe' Several TV lines on sale in the US contain flame retardants linked to potential health problems, tests by public health campaigners findPopular brand...
12:28, 2019-10-24

Spain's El Corte Ingles wants to become Europe's next Amazon Europe's largest department store chain was hit hard by the 2008 financial crisis. Now, with Chinese giant Alibaba at its side, it wants to take on o...
15:08, 2019-07-08

Smoke from fires in Africa help keep the Amazon rainforest alive A new study by the Unversity of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science reveals that fires which rage in Africa actually fertiliz...
22:08, 2019-08-01

Brazil weighs offers from U.S. and others to help fight Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting t...
21:52, 2019-08-30

Amazon fires are 'true apocalypse', says Brazilian archbishop Erwin Kräutler says he expects next month’s papal synod to denounce destruction of rainforestThe fires in the Amazon are a “true apocalypse”, accordi...
18:36, 2019-09-05

Amazon fires intensify Andes glacier melt Burning of the rainforest appears to speed up the melting of tropical glaciers, scientists find....
17:08, 2019-11-28

Brazil minister says agribusiness should not be blamed for Amazon fires Brazilian agriculture minister, Tereza Cristina Dias, said on Friday that agribusiness should not be blamed for the fires sweeping through the Amazon...
18:16, 2019-08-23

Cricket at low tide and Amazon fires: Sunday’s top photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading......
14:56, 2019-09-01

Brazilian envoys in U.S. to discuss aid for raging Amazon fires Bolsonaro said he had asked U.S. President Donald Trump for “help” and that Trump had said “he couldn’t make a decision without hearing from Brazil.”...
20:56, 2019-08-30

Amazon fires 'extraordinarily concerning', warns UN biodiversity chief Biodiversity chief calls for countries to unite to halt rapid degradation of natureThe fires in the Amazon are “extraordinarily concerning” for the p...
17:20, 2019-08-30

Amazon Fires Unite Enemy Tribes Against Bolsonaro The Amazon fires are uniting rival indigenous cultures against Jair Bolsonaro’s administration in Brazil. ...
20:28, 2019-09-05

Climate, green energy and the Amazon fires | Letters Ian Duncan responds to letter on energy targets, Carol Blumenthal defends activists, Wendy Mulville recalls her experiences about air conditioning in...
20:00, 2019-08-30

Smoke from fires in Africa fertilizes the Amazon over 6,500 miles away It’s tempting to think that two locations separated by over 6,500 miles wouldn’t have much of an impact on one another, but nothing could...
05:44, 2019-08-01

Brazilian climate strikers take aim at Bolsonaro for Amazon fires Thousands of Brazilians demanded action on climate change on Friday, taking aim in nationwide protests at President Jair Bolsonaro who they say is al...
00:16, 2019-09-21

Amazon fires pose health risks to children: WHO Fires raging in the Amazon pose a risk to health including from respiratory diseases, especially in children, the World Health Organization (WHO) sai...
15:28, 2019-08-30

Brazil's Bolsonaro says army may help fight Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday the army may be enlisted to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as internation...
16:24, 2019-08-23

Amazon sees more than 100,000 fires, causing spike in air pollution The destructive blazes in the Amazon rainforest are spewing a toxic brew into the air and causing a spike in air pollution, new satellite images from...
00:52, 2019-09-12

Amazon fires are a shameful indictment of our lust for excess The flames engulfing the world’s biggest rainforest are a human tragedy as well as an environmental one. We are all to blameThe scale of the devastat...
14:16, 2019-09-06

Brazil's Bolsonaro says army may be sent to help combat Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday that the army could be sent to help combat the fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, and tha...
15:36, 2019-08-23

Corporations pile pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires Asset managers, pension funds and companies halt deals and stop buying bondsFinancial pressure is growing on Brazil over fires in the Amazon and the ...
22:40, 2019-08-30

Brazil to reject G7 offer of aid to fight Amazon fires: G1 Brazil will reject an offer of at least $20 million from the Group of Seven wealthy nations to help fight the fires sweeping through the Amazon rainf...
15:12, 2019-08-27

G7 cash for Amazon fires is ‘chump change’, say campaigners World leaders offer $20m now plus reforestation plan, but critics want major policy shiftsThe G7’s pledge of $20m (£16m) to douse the fires in the Am...
22:28, 2019-08-26

Fires in Amazon Rain Forest Have Surged This Year More than 74,000 wildfires have been detected in the world’s largest rain forest this year, an 84 percent increase from the same period last year, Br...
22:12, 2019-08-21

Why Did a Vow to End Amazon Fires Falter? Blame ‘Cattle Laundering’ Many of the thousands of fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon are set by ranchers. A deal inked 10 years ago was meant to stop the problem, but the ecolo...
11:56, 2019-10-10

Brazil tells ambassadors no time off due to Amazon fires Brazil's Foreign Ministry on Monday ordered its ambassadors in Europe and other G7 countries not to take vacation for the next two weeks in order to ...
01:08, 2019-08-27

Brazil deploys troops to help fight fires in the Amazon Some 44,000 troops will be available for “unprecedented” operations to put out the fires, and forces are heading to six Brazilian states that asked f...
16:36, 2019-08-25

G7 offers emergency aid to fight Amazon forest fires Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations on Monday offered $20 million of emergency aid to help battle wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, a ges...
03:08, 2019-08-27

Amazon rainforest fires: an environmental catastrophe – in pictures Fires are raging across the world’s largest tropical rainforest as farmers, land-grabbers and loggers torch trees and clear land for crops or grazing...
07:20, 2019-08-27

Amazon rainforest fires: Brazil to reject $20m pledged by G7 Senior official says funds should be spent on reforesting Europe and not on ‘colonialist practices’Amazon fires: what is happening and is there anyth...
09:00, 2019-08-27

Amazon fires stir bitter dispute over who is to blame RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — As fires raged in the Amazon rainforest, the Brazilian government on Thursday denounced international critics who say President...
22:32, 2019-08-22

Brazil sends military to help fight fires in the Amazon Bolsonaro on Friday authorized the military to get involved in putting out the fires, saying he is committed to protecting the Amazon region....
18:44, 2019-08-24

Pope calls for global commitment to put out Amazon fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
13:08, 2019-08-25

H&M stops buying leather from Brazil over Amazon fires COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Low-cost fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB says it is suspending leather purchases from Brazil in response to the Amazon fir...
16:24, 2019-09-06

Brazilian states ask for military help as Amazon fires rage Six states in Brazil's Amazon region requested military help on Saturday to combat record fires that are tearing through the rainforest, provoking an...
22:56, 2019-08-24

Brazil’s president criticizes DiCaprio over Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday said actor Leonardo DiCaprio had funded nonprofit groups that he claimed are partly responsible for wide...
21:24, 2019-11-29

Fires in the Amazon: a barrier to climate change up in smoke Fire is not natural in the Amazon. Virgin rainforest, no matter how fierce the sun, is too wet to catch alight. If the forest burns it is almost alwa...
08:16, 2019-12-06

Brazil’s president blames DiCaprio over Amazon fires Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is blaming actor Leonardo DiCaprio for making donations to nonprofit organizations that he claims are behind some ...
18:52, 2019-11-29

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Leads the Charge on Climate With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could b...
19:16, 2019-08-24

Amazon Europe received €241m in tax credits in 2018 The retailer reported a pre-tax loss of €493m despite sales rising by 11.6% to €28bnAmazon received more than €200m in tax credits last year that it ...
20:12, 2019-09-09

As the Amazon Burned, Europe Leads the Charge on Climate With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could b...
17:00, 2019-08-24

Amazon warehouse one of Europe's 'most high-tech buildings' Robots and people work alongside each other in the internet-giant's latest warehouse in Leicestershire....
11:56, 2020-01-20

Brazil prosecutors probe surge in Amazon deforestation and fires Federal prosecutors in Brazil said on Thursday they will investigate a spike in deforestation and wildfires raging in the Amazon state of Pará to det...
21:36, 2019-08-22

Record Amazon rainforest fires spark row between Brazil and France The Brazilian space agency, INPE, this week reported more than 75,000 fires across the Brazilian part of the world’s greatest rainforest, up 84 per c...
14:24, 2019-08-23

Brazil president plans to send in army to contain Amazon fires The president of Brazil did not say when the armed forces would get involved but suggested that action could be imminent....
23:04, 2019-08-23

Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to fight Amazon fires The Brazilian government lacks the resources to fight a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, President Jair Bolsonaro said on...
21:36, 2019-08-22

G7 leaders agree on $20M plan to help fight Amazon rainforest fires French President Emmanuel Macron says the countries will offer short-term assistance to help douse the flames....
14:52, 2019-08-26

US briefing: Amazon fires, endangered species and employee activism Friday’s top story: Macron calls wildfires ‘international crisis’ and urges G7 response. Plus, GM plant closed amid Trump’s failure to bring back mid...
13:12, 2019-08-23

Rainfall could take weeks to extinguish Amazon rainforest fires, experts say The fires are not limited to Brazil, with at least 10,000 square kilometers (about 3,800 square miles) burning in Bolivia near its border with Paragu...
14:08, 2019-08-27

How Trump’s trade wars are fueling the Amazon fires | Art Cullen Brazil is now the top exporter of soybeans to China – and that is leading to the rainforest being burned down at an extraordinary rateThe so-called “...
13:28, 2019-09-01

Brazil rejects $20 million G-7 aid package to fight Amazon fires Brazil has rejected $20 million in aid that the G-7 nations have pledged to help battle the raging Amazon rainforest fires, a government official sai...
16:08, 2019-08-27

Rain will not extinguish Amazon fires for weeks, weather experts say Weak rainfall is unlikely to extinguish a record number of fires raging in Brazil's Amazon anytime soon, with pockets of precipitation through Sept. ...
12:48, 2019-08-27

G7 leaders near deal to provide $20 million to tackle Amazon fires The leaders of the group of seven nations are close to agreeing a deal to provide $20 million in emergency help to stop the Amazon forest fires, a Fr...
14:52, 2019-08-26

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro wants Amazon nations to tackle fires Brazil's president said that environmental challenges must be met while respecting "national sovereignty" and announced a meeting of countries that s...
13:56, 2019-08-29

Ireland could oppose Mercosur trade deal over Amazon fires Leo Varadkar says Dublin will vote against EU pact unless Brazil stops forest burningsIreland’s taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has said Dublin will vote ag...
14:32, 2019-08-23

Finland urges EU to consider banning Brazilian beef over Amazon fires Finland, which holds the European Union's rotating chairmanship, called on Friday for the EU to look into the possibility of banning Brazilian beef f...
15:12, 2019-08-23

Boris Johnson 'deeply concerned' by fires raging in the Amazon Labour criticises UK government for ‘cosying up’ to Brazil during trade missionBoris Johnson has expressed concern about the fires raging in the Amaz...
15:28, 2019-08-23

Amazon fires: Jair Bolsonaro issues burning ban in Brazil Brazil's president signed the decree amidst escalating global pressure to address raging fires in the Amazon. The ban comes during the country's peak...
00:00, 2019-08-30

Amazon burning: Brazil reports record forest fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INP...
19:52, 2019-08-20

Amazon fires: Brazil governors push Bolsonaro to accept aid The plea from the governors comes after a spat between President Bolsonaro and the French president....
13:28, 2019-08-28

Leonardo DiCaprio fund donating $5M to help quell Amazon fires Through Earth Alliance, the Amazon Forest Fund will provide money to five local organizations working to protect the Amazon....
20:44, 2019-08-26

Brazil says it is target of smear campaign over role in Amazon fires Onyx Lorenzoni, the Brazilian president’s chief of staff, accused European countries of exaggerating environmental problems in Brazil in order to dis...
02:00, 2019-08-23

Brazil forest fires rage as farmers push into the Amazon Forest fires are surging in Brazil, with the country's space agency reporting almost 8,000 fires already this year. Scientist Carlos Nobre from Sao P...
17:56, 2019-08-21

Amazon fires show world heading for point of no return, says UN Biodiversity chief calls for countries to unite to halt rapid degradation of natureThe fires in the Amazon are “extraordinarily concerning” for the p...
14:56, 2019-08-30

Austria rejects EU-Mercosur trade deal over Amazon fires Concerns about threats to farming sector also featured in Austrian parliament debateThe future of the trade deal between the EU and South America’s M...
14:00, 2019-09-19

G7 advisers discuss 'concrete measures' on Amazon fires: France Advisers to G7 leaders are discussing concrete measures to be decided on during the Group of Seven industrialized countries' summit this weekend in F...
16:24, 2019-08-23

Amazon versus Africa forest fires: Is the world really ablaze? Forests in the African tropics also catch fire. But, from an ecological point of view, the situations in Africa and South America are very different ...
18:08, 2019-08-30

G7: Trump skips talks on climate crisis and Amazon fires US president misses key G7 meeting as summit agrees €20m fund to fight wildfiresDonald Trump did not attend Monday’s crucial discussion on climate an...
16:20, 2019-08-26

Canada says it will send water bombers to help fight Amazon fires Canada will send water bombers to Brazil to help fight wildfires in the Amazon jungle and is also contributing C$15 million ($11.30 million) in aid,...
19:16, 2019-08-26

Protesters besiege Brazilian embassies worldwide over Amazon fires Activists condemn president Jair Bolsonaro’s failure to defend the forest as his supporters condemn ‘global left’Protesters have laid siege to Brazil...
21:36, 2019-08-23

France's Macron calls Amazon fires an international emergency French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the fires raging in the Amazon rain forest are an international emergency and called for the s...
22:56, 2019-08-22

The Amazon rainforest depends on fires in Africa for a vital nutrient We thought the Amazon got the essential nutrient phosphorus from Saharan dust. Now it appears it mainly comes from forest fires and people burning wo...
22:28, 2019-07-29

Greenpeace: G7 leaders cannot use Amazon fires to distract from own climate plans A record number of fires burning in the rainforest in Brazil this month is raising serious concerns about the planet's health....
22:40, 2019-08-23

Brazil’s president claims DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires Jair Bolsonaro falsely accuses actor of funding deliberate destruction of rainforestBrazil’s president has falsely accused the actor and environmenta...
21:32, 2019-11-29

G7 nations close to agreement on tackling Amazon fires: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday the leaders of the world's major industrialized nations were close to an agreement on how to help fig...
22:00, 2019-08-25

Leonardo DiCaprio falsely accused of financing Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has accused Leonardo DiCaprio of financing deliberate fires in the Amazon rainforest - despite producing no evidenc...
06:44, 2019-11-30

In the Amazon, Fires Steal Breath, but Smoke Smells of Money The thousands of fires set to clear land for cattle in Brazil’s rainforest are widely seen as an environmental disaster. Local ranch hands have more ...
15:24, 2019-11-02

Amazon fires: Brazil sends army to help tackle blazes President Jair Bolsonaro orders soldiers to be sent to the region, after pressure from EU leaders....
13:16, 2019-08-24

Leonardo DiCaprio Responds to Brazil’s President About Amazon Fires The actor and environmentalist released a statement on Saturday after President Jair Bolsonaro falsely accused him of funding the fires recently set ...
02:24, 2019-12-01

Explainer: Why are the Amazon fires sparking a crisis for Brazil - and the world? A record number of fires ravaging the Amazon has drawn international outrage because of the rainforest's importance to the global environment and pro...
22:00, 2019-08-25

Brazil's Bolsonaro says to fight Amazon fires, blames weather Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he will deploy federal troops with appropriate equipment to fight the fires in the Amazon rainfore...
02:40, 2019-08-24

Macron: ‘All G7 powers must help Brazil fight raging Amazon fires’ French president talks up trade sanctions as world leaders convene and thousands of Brazilians march against BolsonaroEmmanuel Macron has asked for w...
00:12, 2019-08-25

As fires ravage the Amazon, indigenous tribes pray for protection As thousands of fires ravage the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest, some indigenous tribes are turning to prayer in a bid to halt the destructio...
05:36, 2019-09-02

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Authorizes Troops to Fight Amazon Fires President Jair Bolsonaro, who is very much like the Donald Trump of Brazil, appears to have capitulated to mounting international pressure over the w...
20:48, 2019-08-24

Bolsonaro open to discussing Amazon fires at UN after refusing assistance Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he wants to discuss the Amazon fires that have drawn world attention at the next U.N. General Assembly in Sep...
18:52, 2019-09-02

Brazil's Bolsonaro to skip Amazon fires summit he convened Brazil's president did not say whether the meeting of Amazon nations would be postponed, but ruled out his attendance. Bolsonaro has come under inter...
07:20, 2019-09-03

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Seizes Title of Climate Champion With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could b...
21:28, 2019-08-24

Bolsonaro says Brazil will accept planes from Chile to fight Amazon fires About 60 per cent of the Amazon region is in Brazil. The vast Amazon also includes Bolivia, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Guyana, Suriname and ...
21:24, 2019-08-28

Brazil: Jair Bolsonaro sends in army to tackle Amazon fires The Brazilian president has been coming under increasing pressure as European leaders criticize his environmental policies. Wildfires continue to rag...
04:28, 2019-08-24

Amazon fires: The volunteer firefighters battling to save Brazil’s rainforest A band of volunteer firefighters are on a mission to stop their stretch of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest from going up in flames....
03:12, 2019-09-30

Fish farmer Mowi could halt Brazil soy imports over Amazon fires Mowi ASA , the world's largest salmon producer, could stop buying Brazilian soy for its fish farms unless the South American country curbs Amazon def...
23:16, 2019-08-28

Merkel backs Macron's call for G7 talks to focus on Amazon fires German chancellor ‘convinced of emergency’ but Brazil’s leader accuses European leaders of colonialismAngela Merkel has backed Emmanuel Macron’s call...
14:00, 2019-08-23

Leonardo DiCaprio blamed by Brazil's president for Amazon forest fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took a shot at Leonardo DiCaprio's efforts to help the Amazon rainforest in the wake of the devastating summer fir...
21:04, 2019-11-29

Amazon fires: Forest loss challenges Paris climate ambition Fossil fuel burning is the big issue but continued forest cover loss will make climate targets harder to achieve, say scientists....
15:56, 2019-08-28

Warplanes dump water as Brazil fights fires ravaging the Amazon Nearly 80,000 fires have been registered across Brazil through Aug. 24, the highest since at least 2013, according to space research agency INPE....
00:12, 2019-08-26

Amazon fires: South American countries to meet to discuss response Brazil's President Bolsonaro also reveals he has accepted help from Chile, after rejecting a G7 offer....
17:56, 2019-08-28

Amazon fires: Brazil bans land clearance blazes for 60 days The 60-day ban comes as a leading environmentalist warns "the worst of the fire is yet to come"....
16:24, 2019-08-29

Burning issue: how fashion's love of leather is fuelling the fires in the Amazon Beef and soya aren’t the sole culprits – our demand for shoes, belts and handbags is driving rainforest destruction. It’s time for consumers to wake ...
13:56, 2019-08-29

Rains, military response help curb fires in Brazil's Amazon in September The number of fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest has receded, falling 36% in September from August to well below a 20-year historic average for the ...
19:32, 2019-10-04

Brazilian president demands apology before accepting $20M to help fight Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday that he will accept the offer of international aid to help fight the fires raging across the Amazon r...
19:52, 2019-08-27

Amazon burning: Brazil reports highest forest fires since 2010 (This copy published on August 21, 2019, has been updated to correct to say fires highest since 2010 and removes reference to record.)...
21:48, 2019-08-28

Amazon fires spark European rift at G7 over Mercosur trade deal French president and G7 summit host Emmanuel Macron's threat to ditch a trade deal over the fires in Brazil met immediate resistance from fellow EU m...
01:36, 2019-08-25

Bolivian Amazon fires: relief as rains douse two-month inferno Heavy rains have helped military contain blazes that have burnt more than 4m hectares of landHeavy rains over recent days in the Bolivian Amazon have...
03:12, 2019-10-08

Macron and Bolsonaro's war of words over Amazon fires, aid and their wives – video report Tensions rose between France and Brazil after the French president, Emmanuel Macron, tweeted that the fires burning in the Amazon amounted to an inte...
21:04, 2019-08-27

Brazil's Bolsonaro accuses NGOs of setting fires in Amazon rainforest Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to dam...
21:56, 2019-08-21

Amazon rainforest fires: What caused them and why activists are blaming Brazil’s president Unlike in other ecosystems, scientists say the wildfires burning in the Amazon are not natural. ...
21:56, 2019-08-21

Brazil’s Leader Falsely Blames Leonardo DiCaprio for Amazon Fires President Jair Bolsonaro falsely claimed that the actor had financed the fires, his latest broadside to shift blame....
12:28, 2019-11-30

Jair Bolsonaro accuses NGOs of setting fires in Amazon rainforest Brazilian president blames environmental groups after he is criticised for rise in blazesThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has accused environ...
21:00, 2019-08-21

Jair Bolsonaro demands Macron withdraw 'insults' over Amazon fires Brazilian and French presidents continue feud over G7 aid package for wildfires raging in Amazon rainforestBrazil’s far-right president and his backe...
22:48, 2019-08-27

Brazil's Bolsonaro thanks Trump for support amid Amazon fires crisis Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday thanked U.S. President Donald Trump for his support over the issue of Amazon wildfires, as the far-right B...
18:56, 2019-08-27

President Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil can’t afford to fight Amazon fires Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says his country can’t afford to fight the massive blazes raging across the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonar...
00:16, 2019-08-23

Brazil's neighbors call for meeting and Amazon pact as fires rage Peru and Colombia called on Tuesday on fellow Amazonian countries to attend a presidential meeting next month on the forest fires raging in Brazil an...
00:24, 2019-08-28

Bolsonaro enjoys comedy club outing as Amazon fires rage on President watches right-wing comic as pre-recorded speech to nation on fighting fires airs While the Amazon burned and Brazilians demonstrated their ...
21:52, 2019-08-24

Exclusive: As Amazon fires rage, Brazil tells diplomats to fix image Stung by a global outcry over deforestation and wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, Brazil has launched a diplomatic offensive to persuade the intern...
19:36, 2019-08-23

Brazilian warplanes dump water on Amazon fires as outcry mounts G7 leaders stepped up presure on president Jair Bolsonaro to tackle destruction of precious rainforestBrazilian warplanes have begun dumping water on...
08:52, 2019-08-26

Amazon fires: the tribes fighting to save their dying rainforest – video Indigenous people in Brazil have vowed to protect their land as large swathes of the Amazon forest continue to burn. The largest rainforest in the wo...
16:48, 2019-08-23

Satellite images reveal extent of air pollution caused by Amazon fires Destructive blazes in the Amazon rainforest are spewing a toxic brew into the air and causing a spike in air pollution, new satellite images from the...
18:28, 2019-09-12

Fires are devouring the Amazon. And Jair Bolsonaro is to blame | David Miranda The ongoing destruction of the Amazon is taking place because of policy choices made by those who now rule BrazilAs the world watches in horror and t...
09:04, 2019-08-26

Brazil fires official after comments on illegal Amazon mining fight A regional head of Brazil's environmental authority was fired on Wednesday, a week after being named, after he made public comments saying he would n...
22:52, 2019-09-11

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he might send the army to fight forest fires in the Amazon (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) Brazil has faced increasing international scrutiny over the record number of fires sweeping through the Amazon rain forest. ...
22:48, 2019-08-23

Brazil to hire short-term environmental enforcers following Amazon fires Brazil doesn't have the funding to hire more permanent environmental enforcement agents in the wake of surging Amazon fires but will contract local e...
03:04, 2019-09-07

Bolsonaro Fires Head of Agency Tracking Amazon Deforestation in Brazil The president claimed a government monitoring agency had released deforestation data with the intent to harm Brazil’s image abroad, a decision that i...
03:04, 2019-08-03

Bolsonaro launches ‘Brazil week’ in bid to 'revamp' image over Amazon fires President urged citizens to hit the streets and show ‘the Amazon is ours’ amid sinking ratings and vilification over the AmazonBrazil’s far-right pre...
14:40, 2019-09-06

Brazil officials, Bolsonaro's son meet with Trump to discuss Amazon fires Brazil's foreign minister and President Jair Bolsonaro's son met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday to discuss the fires ravaging the Amazon ...
03:04, 2019-08-31

Do the Brazil Amazon fires justify environmental interventionism? | Lawrence Douglas All the reasons that support the project of humanitarian intervention apply with equal, if not greater force, in the case of the environmentThe horri...
13:20, 2019-08-31

Brazilian warplanes dump thousands of gallons of water on Amazon fires Brazilian warplanes dumped thousands of gallons of water over the weekend to battle the raging Amazon rain forest fires — as leaders of the G7 ...
14:44, 2019-08-26

Brazil ramps up environmental policing amid outrage over Amazon fires Brazilian law enforcement officials targeted illegal wildcat miners in an apparent resurgence of environmental policing amid raging Amazonian rainfor...
18:20, 2019-08-31

Donald Trump skips G7 talks on climate crisis and Amazon fires US president misses key meeting as summit agrees €20m fund to fight wildfiresThe US president, Donald Trump, did not attend Monday’s crucial discussi...
14:28, 2019-08-26

France and Ireland declare opposition to trade deal over Amazon fires Brazil’s handling of forest fires set to top agenda of G7 countries at meeting in Biarritz this weekendFrance and Ireland have said they will oppose ...
15:28, 2019-08-23

Brazil’s president says Leonardo DiCaprio partly to blame for Amazon fires “DiCaprio is a cool guy, isn’t he? Giving money to set the Amazon on fire,” the president said to supporters in Brasilia....
23:36, 2019-11-29

Trump speaks with Brazil's Bolsonaro, offers aid with Amazon rainforest fires U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday and offered help, if needed, in dealing with the Amazon r...
01:28, 2019-08-24

Brazilian President speaks out against ‘media lies’ surrounding Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro spoke out against what he characterized as “media lies” about the Amazon and  alleged manipulation of the indigeno...
18:20, 2019-09-24

Brazil's Bolsonaro will send army to fight Amazon fires: governor The Brazilian army will be deployed to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest, the governor of the Amazon state of Roraima said on Friday....
01:28, 2019-08-24

Corporate fallout for Brazil heats up despite signs Amazon fires may be slowing Fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have receded slightly since President Jair Bolsonaro sent in the military to help battle the blazes, but internat...
22:24, 2019-08-29

Amazon Dropped Woody Allen’s Latest Film. Europe Has Picked It Up. “A Rainy Day in New York,” starring Timothée Chalamet and Elle Fanning, will be released in Italy on Oct. 3. German and Spanish distributors have con...
22:08, 2019-05-09

Brazil rejects £18m Amazon aid claiming fund is better spent reforesting Europe The Brazilian government today dismissed an £18 million aid offer from G7 countries to tackle wildfires raging in the Amazon and suggested that the m...
15:44, 2019-08-27

Thousands of people across Europe are protesting and striking against Amazon on Black Friday GMB Union Unions in the UK, France, and Spain staged protests outside Amazon warehouses on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year...
16:20, 2019-11-29

Brexit showdown between Boris Johnson and John Bercow looms as Government seeks to save its deal with Europe Boris Johnson is set for a showdown with Commons Speaker John Bercow as the Prime Minister pushes for a knife-edge Commons vote on his Brexit deal....
05:44, 2019-10-21

Mercosur trade deal gives EU leeway to pressure Brazil on Amazon fires: Maas A planned trade agreement between the European Union and Latin American countries allows the bloc to exert pressure on Brazil to do more against fire...
10:48, 2019-08-26

In photos: Protests at Brazilian embassies worldwide as Amazon rainforest fires rage Like the fires, the anger has spread. Now, outraged environmentalists around the world have set their sights on Brazilian embassies....
00:40, 2019-08-24

Leonardo DiCaprio responds to Brazilian president's claims he funded Amazon fires Leonardo DiCaprio has responded to the shocking accusations made by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday....
17:52, 2019-11-30

The US-China trade war is helping drive the massive fires burning the Amazon rainforest Bruno Kelly/Reuters The Amazon rainforest has been seized by massive fires as Brazilian farmers cut down trees for farmland. China's desire for more...
18:56, 2019-09-07

In Photos: Protests at Brazilian embassies worldwide as Amazon rainforest fires sizzle Like the fires, the anger has spread. Now, outraged environmentalists around the world have set their sights on Brazilian embassies....
22:32, 2019-08-23

Brazil's President Accuses Leonardo DiCaprio of Causing Amazon Forest Fires Jair Bolsonaro, president of Brazil, is claiming that the Amazon is on fire because of Leonardo DiCaprio....
18:08, 2019-12-01

Brazil bans legal land-clearing fires in wake of Amazon wildfires Brazil’s government is banning most legal fires, used for land-clearing, for at least 60 days in the wake of the massive fires that ravished the Amaz...
15:28, 2019-08-30

Jair Bolsonaro claims without evidence that NGOs are setting fires in Amazon rainforest Brazilian president claims green groups behind rise in blazes, but offers nothing to support his assertionThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, ha...
02:56, 2019-08-22

Photos show how 'fire warriors' are still fighting fires in the ravaged Amazon Rainforest Juan Karita / AP Though the fires aren't as bad as they were in August, the Amazon Rainforest is still burning. In October, The Washington Post repor...
23:44, 2019-10-09

Cosmetics maker Natura urges Brazil to protect Amazon after fires hit suppliers Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura & Co is pressing government officials, the private sector and local communities to bolster environmental protections...
21:52, 2019-12-02

‘Join our fight’: Indigenous people in Brazil speak out against Amazon rainforest fires With over 98 per cent of Indigenous lands in Brazil within the Amazon, the threat to such groups are particularly exposed....
16:56, 2019-08-29

Leonardo DiCaprio Denies Financing Amazon Fires After Brazil's President's Accusation Leonardo DiCaprio: Oscar-winning actor, longtime Hollywood hottie, environmental activist...arsonist benefactor? On Friday, Brazilian President Jair ...
18:36, 2019-11-30

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may send troops to battle Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday that he may use his country’s military to battle the record number of wildfires burning out of c...
22:40, 2019-08-23

Environmental group calls on Canada to get tough with Brazil to curb fires in Amazon While forest fires ravage the Amazon rainforests, environment group in Canada wants Ottawa to get tough on Brazil to halt deforestation....
01:28, 2019-08-28

Leonardo DiCaprio's Earth Alliance Donates $5 Million to Amazon Rainforest Fires Leonardo DiCaprio is encouraging everyone to help aid the Amazon amid the heartbreaking rainforest fires in Brazil. Over the weekend, the Oscar winn...
20:20, 2019-08-26

As EU threatens trade retaliation, Brazil sends army to fight Amazon fires European leaders on Friday threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting the growing international dismay and anger with Brazil a...
01:28, 2019-08-24

Amazon fires turn atmosphere from green to red with carbon monoxide in NASA animation NASA noted that pollutants can travel great distances, and that carbon monoxide in particular can remain in the atmosphere for as long as a month....
06:24, 2019-08-24

Brazil: fears for isolated Amazon tribes as fires erupt on protected reserves Blazes seen on Araribóia reserve, home to Awá peopleCampaigners say indigenous territories easy targets for loggers Fires have been reported in prote...
21:12, 2019-08-29

Exclusive: As fires race through Amazon, Brazil's Bolsonaro weakens environment agency As the world recoils at the sight of fires ravaging Brazil's Amazon jungle, the nation's far-right government is undermining the agency charged with ...
12:32, 2019-08-28

Amazon fires drive spike in child breathing problems in Brazil: study The surge in fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest this year fueled a spike in young children being treated for breathing problems as smoke clouded the...
23:04, 2019-10-02

Warplanes dump water on Amazon as Brazil military begins fighting fires Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of th...
22:00, 2019-08-25

Amazon fires could burn Brazil's bid to join OECD rich nations club Uncontrolled fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest could scuttle Brazil's chances of becoming a member of the Organization for Economic Co-ope...
22:16, 2019-08-23

Amazon fires: Record number burning in Brazil rainforest - space agency Fires in the Amazon have risen 84% amid growing deforestation, Brazil's space research agency says....
18:12, 2019-08-21

Amazon rainforest fires: Macron calls for 'international crisis' to lead G7 discussions Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro lashes out at ‘sensationalist’ comments saying they were for ‘personal political gain’France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, ha...
05:36, 2019-08-23

Brazilian military planes douse flames as Amazon fires reach Bolivia Brazil's Ministry of Defense has authorized some 40,000 troops to take part in operations to combat the blazing wildfires. Smoke from the fires has c...
04:32, 2019-08-26

Smoke from Amazon fires leaves Brazil’s largest city in total darkness Massive fires burning in the Amazon rainforest caused a daytime blackout in Brazil’s largest city this week. Day turned to night at around 3 p....
07:12, 2019-08-21

Amazon rainforest fires: Macron calls for G7 talks to focus on 'international crisis' Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro lashes out at ‘sensationalist’ comments saying they were for ‘personal political gain’France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, ha...
10:52, 2019-08-23

Brazil's Bolsonaro says army may help fight Amazon fires as global condemnation mounts Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday the army could be sent to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international...
15:12, 2019-08-23

Brazilian minister booed at climate event as outcry grows over Amazon fires Political storm over rainforest devastation as Ricardo Salles attends summit The environment minister of Brazil, where wildfires have been sweeping t...
18:48, 2019-08-22

Australia's fires are 46% bigger than last year's Brazilian Amazon blazes. There are at least 2 months of fire season to go. Since September, bushfires have razed an estimated 25 million acres in Australia. That's an area larger than South Korea, and 46% more than the total...
19:16, 2020-01-08

Amazon fires produce 220-degree scorched earth, dense smoke in new NASA images The fires burning in the Amazon rainforest are exceedingly hot, according to a new report from NASA....
04:08, 2019-08-30

Police raid office of Brazil NGO linked to brigade that helped battle Amazon fires Raid and arrests of four volunteer firefighters were a politically-motivated attack, indigenous associations and campaigners sayThe headquarters of a...
00:04, 2019-11-27

Brazil's president accuses actor DiCaprio of financing Amazon fires, offers no evidence Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed on Friday that Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio financed fires being set in the Amazon rainforest, without...
03:56, 2019-11-30

Igniting global outrage, Brazil's Bolsonaro baselessly blames NGOs for Amazon fires Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his gov...
23:48, 2019-08-21

Bolsonaro attacks 'lying' media on Amazon fires, demands respect for Brazil's sovereignty Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday the Amazon rainforest was not being devastated by fires as reported by "lying" media and that fore...
17:48, 2019-09-24

As Amazon continues to burn, fingers point to beef industry as driving force behind fires As large swathes of the Amazon continue to burn, critics say Brazil's booming beef industry is, in part, to blame, as farmers are believed to have se...
23:28, 2019-08-27

Amid global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro looks to send army to fight Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as internation...
18:16, 2019-08-23

Canada offers to help Brazil fight Amazon forest fires as flames take centre stage at G7 Freeland has spoken to her counterpart in Brazil, Ernesto Araújo, and offered Canada's assistance in fighting the forest fires, a government official...
13:08, 2019-08-26

G7 summit: World leaders pledge £18m in emergency funds to tackle Amazon forest fires Emmanuel Macron said Donald Trump supported the initiative, despite not being present at the climate session...
13:32, 2019-08-26

Leonardo DiCaprio, Madonna, more stars send prayers, call for action in Amazon fires Stars are speaking up about the wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Madonna, Diddy and more.  ...
23:52, 2019-08-23

Facing global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro may send army to curb Amazon fires Amid growing global condemnation, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat a record number of fires s...
20:48, 2019-08-23

Amazon rainforest fires: global leaders urged to divert Brazil from 'suicide' path Experts say international pressure may be only way to sway Bolsonaro governmentInternational pressure may be the only way to stop the Brazilian gover...
12:16, 2019-08-23

G7 summit: World leaders pledge $20m emergency fund to tackle Amazon forest fires Emmanuel Macron said Donald Trump supported the initiative, despite not being present at the climate session...
13:56, 2019-08-26

Amazon: Strong Prime Day, increased regulatory scrutiny in Europe ahead of Q2 results (AMZN) Amazon (AMZN -0.5%) shares are in focus after another successful Prime Day wrapped up yesterday. For...
21:08, 2019-07-17

Amazon fires: Search engine that uses ad revenue to plant trees around the world sees 1,150 per cent spike A search engine that uses its advertising revenue to plant trees around the world has experienced a 1,150 per cent surge in usage in light of the Ama...
11:36, 2019-08-27

Amazon rainforest fires: Brazil vows to accept foreign aid as long as it can control how it's spent Brazil has said it is ready to accept foreign aid to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest but only if it could determine how it will be spent....
11:04, 2019-08-28

Brazil: fires in protected areas raise fears loggers targeting isolated Amazon tribes Blazes seen on Araribóia reserve, home to Awá peopleCampaigners say indigenous territories easy targets for loggersFires have been reported in prote...
20:32, 2019-08-29

Leonardo DiCaprio denies financing the Amazon fires following viral accusation cited by Brazilian president Stephanie Keith/Getty Images, Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed, without evidence, that actor...
17:56, 2019-11-30

Amazon fires multiple employees for leaking customer data, a year after a similar incident (AMZN) AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File Amazon fired multiple employees over leaking customer information including email addresses and phone numbers, Busine...
00:12, 2020-01-11

Amazon tribes gather to plan resistance to Brazil government Brazilian indigenous leaders on Tuesday began a four-day tribal gathering in the Amazon to plan their opposition to far-right President Jair Bolsonar...
20:36, 2020-01-14

The future of government could offer an 'Amazon experience,' according to the CTO of Washington DC (AMZN) BI On Tuesday, Business Insider held its IGNITION: Smart Cities event in Washington, DC. Lindsey Parker, CTO of the city, discussed ways to make smar...
17:56, 2019-12-10

Amazon fires: Brazil sends army to tackle record number of blazes as thousands protest for action Brazil's president has ordered the military to help battle a record number or fires in the Amazon....
09:28, 2019-08-24

Blazes rage across Bolivia with more than two million acres burnt this year alongside devastating fires in Brazilian Amazon As fires decimate swathes of the Brazilian Amazon thousands of blazes are also raging across the neighbouring nation of Bolivia....
22:00, 2019-08-27

Amid ICE raids, Amazon’s government contract comes under fire over surveillance concerns Protesters occupied an Amazon bookstore in New York specifically to protest the company's relationship with ICE, and employees have called on Amazon ...
18:48, 2019-08-13

Amazon deforestation: Bolsonaro government accused of seeking to sow doubt over data Ministers look at setting up alternative monitoring scheme as existing system shows alarming rise in clearance ratesThe Amazon forest is being burned...
06:56, 2019-08-01

Amazon will continue selling facial recognition tech to government agencies Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, wh...
20:28, 2019-05-27

Brazil Amazon deforestation jumped 85% in 2019 vs 2018: government data Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rose 85% in 2019 compared to the previous year, according to a data-based warning system from Brazil's National Inst...
01:28, 2020-01-15

Amazon fires: Brazilian military begins operations to fight record number of blazes amid global outcry Brazilian troops backed by military aircraft have begun operations to help battle a record number of fires in the Amazon, which have prompted anti-go...
20:40, 2019-08-24

Australia's fires have burned more than twice as much land as the summer's Amazon blazes. They're part of an ominous carbon-dioxide feedback loop. Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Since September, bushfires have razed 14.6 million acres in Australia — more than twice the area that burned in the Amazon...
00:00, 2020-01-03

Brazil's leader Jair Bolsonaro looks to send in army to battle Amazon fires amid international outcry Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has said he might send the military to battle the massive blazes engulfing the Amazon amid an international outcry....
22:48, 2019-08-23

Amazon profits fall short as company faces protests and government scrutiny Second-quarter earnings lower than expected amid threat of government anti-monopoly actionAmazon reported lower-than-expected profits in its second q...
01:28, 2019-07-26

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Mic...
08:48, 2019-06-11

Brazil Amazon deforestation climbs more than 100% in November over same month last year - government agency Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon jumped to the highest level for the month of November since record-keeping began in 2015, according to preliminary g...
01:08, 2019-12-14

Brazil Amazon rainforest deforestation hits 11-year high in 2019: government data Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose 29.5% for the 12 months through July, to an 11-year high of 9,762 square kilometers, the country's I...
15:24, 2019-11-18

Jeff Bezos is visiting India amid protests and a government investigation into Amazon — here's what his trip has been like so far (AMZN) Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos visited India this week for the first time in more than five years. Bezos has been out and about, fly...
22:52, 2020-01-15

Bethenny Frankel pledges to battle Amazon fires by chartering a 'supertanker' Frankel is adding her voice to the famous names bringing attention and donating funds to save the Amazon rainforest from the current wildfires. ...
14:56, 2019-08-28

Amazon fires: G7 leaders 'nearing agreement' on how to help Brazil tackle rainforest blazes Leaders from the UK, US, Japan, Germany, France, Italy and Canada are continuing talks in Biarritz today...
10:56, 2019-08-26

The Amazon fires aren't a natural disaster. 'Bolsonaro has created the perfect conditions for this perfect storm,' one researcher said. Eraldo Peres/AP So far this year, Brazil has experienced more than 84,000 fires — more than double the 2018 total of 40,000. Some 20,000 of th...
22:16, 2019-08-29

Amazon fires: Emmanuel Macron calls infernos 'international crisis' ahead of G7 meeting French President Emmanuel Macron has called the fires in the Amazon an "international crisis" and called for them to be discussed at the G7 summit th...
06:08, 2019-08-23

Amazon fires LIVE: Blazes branded 'crime against humanity' as war of words erupts over growing crisis A record number of fires are devastating huge parts of the Amazon Rainforest, striking a huge blow in the fight against climate change....
12:24, 2019-08-23

Amazon rainforest fires LIVE: Worldwide protests after Macron blasts blazes as 'crime against humanity' in war of words with Brazil A record number of fires are devastating huge parts of the Amazon Rainforest, striking a huge blow in the fight against climate change....
16:48, 2019-08-23

Boris Johnson backs call for G7 talks on Amazon fires as he vows to raise 'horrific' loss of habitat and species at summit Boris Johnson has vowed to use the gathering of world leaders at the G7 summit to draw attention to the "horrific loss of habitats and species around...
19:04, 2019-08-23

'Chaos, chaos, chaos': Amazon still ablaze as Brazil dismisses 'fuss' over fires A 2,000km road and river odyssey through rainforest reveals consensus from all sides: Bolsonaro has spurred a record burning season and ushered in a ...
08:56, 2019-09-09

Australian fires: Father and son dead and others missing as fires ravage New South Wales Two more people have died while five others remain missing or feared dead and thousands flee to beaches as Australia's most devastating wildfire seas...
07:28, 2019-12-31

NSW and Qld fires: 300 new fires across NSW today and a dozen homes damaged – live Rural Fire Service says a firefighter has been injured in Sydney as New South Wales faces catastrophic fire conditions across greater Sydney, Hunter ...
11:04, 2019-11-12

Europe heatwave latest: Huge wildfire breaks out in Spain as record breaking heat sweeps across Europe A huge forest fire has broken out in Spain as a deadly heatwave affecting much of Europe continues to intensify....
12:52, 2019-06-27

NSW and Queensland fires: emergency warnings for 17 fires in NSW – live There are fears that some people are trapped in their homes in an unprecedented bushfire emergency 8.18am GMT 8.15am GMT Residents of one small Queen...
09:36, 2019-11-08

NSW and Queensland fires: emergency warnings for 17 fires in NSW – as it happened There are fears that some people are trapped in their homes in an unprecedented bushfire emergencyFull report: Scores of bushfires burn out of contro...
12:04, 2019-11-08

Fears over Bury CVA prompt insolvency investigation • Claim bought for £70,000 treated as worth £7m in CVA vote• Buyer of claim is partner of club owner Steve Dale’s daughterThe Insolvency Practitioner...
18:56, 2019-08-29

Underwear photos prompt Chernobyl criticism The writer and producer of the hit HBO series "Chernobyl," has called on visitors to the site of the nuclear disaster to show respect, after a series...
12:20, 2019-06-12

Fumes in cockpit, cabin prompt return of Spirit jet to LA LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say fumes in the cockpit and cabin of a Spirit Airlines jet flying from Los Angeles to Denver prompted the crew to bri...
21:16, 2019-05-03

Wildfires in California prompt mass evacuations, blackouts Hundreds of thousands of people remain without power across California. State electric utilities are keeping the power shut off in an effort to preve...
04:08, 2019-10-31

Wildfires prompt 4,000 to evacuate on Spain’s Canary Islands By Sunday afternoon, the fire had taken two different directions, burning more than 1,700 hectares as it continued advancing....
23:28, 2019-08-18

Quakes prompt UK fracking operations to pause several times A rash of recent earthquakes in Lancashire, UK has prompted fracking operations to halt temporarily on six separate occasions...
21:00, 2019-04-11

Strong odor reports prompt evacuation at Ott YMCA TUCSON – The Ott Family YMCA has been evacuated after reports of a strong rotten egg odor prompted an investigation at the building Tuesday aft...
03:04, 2019-10-09

The Latest: Fumes prompt return of Spirit jet to Los Angeles LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Spirit Airlines flight that returned to Los Angeles due to fumes onboard (all times local): 12:35 p.m. A Spirit Ai...
21:56, 2019-05-03

German industrial woes prompt fears over recession For the best part of a year, German manufacturing data has been weak. Trade issues have played their part in afflicting this vital sector, but there ...
11:00, 2019-07-09

Bear sightings in B.C. Interior prompt warning from WildSafeBC Organization issues reminder that garbage is a top attractant for bears, and that it shouldn’t be put outside until collection day....
23:28, 2019-05-11

McLaughlin's Winton Supercars shortcut set to prompt investigation The rule that allowed Scott McLaughlin to make a controversial shortcut during last weekend's Winton Supercars opener is set to be investigated by th...
16:24, 2019-05-29

Regulating e-cigarette flavours may prompt some people to smoke more The results of a survey suggest that regulating the flavours and nicotine levels of e-cigarettes could prompt some younger people to increase their t...
15:20, 2019-07-15

Mystery deaths among indigenous Malaysians prompt speculation Infectious disease, pollution and water poisoning among suspected causes of deathsIt was in May that the mysterious illness first took hold.In their ...
17:12, 2019-06-11

Fears about worker shootings prompt new business tactics While heavy security has become common at airports and stadiums to deter terrorism, extreme measures have been out of the ordinary at most companies ...
22:28, 2019-11-29

New water problems for New Brunswick beach prompt call for testing Poor water quality resulted in the advisories on Aug. 12, 14, 15 and 16 for Parlee Beach, a popular tourist destination on the province's east coast....
22:44, 2019-08-19

Lock problems prompt inmate transfers at Arizona prison PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Corrections has begun transferring inmates from a Phoenix-area state prison with cell door lock problems tha...
21:16, 2019-05-07

Donkey’s death on 4th of July may prompt new laws on loud noises The noise was probably too much for Sammy the Donkey, a Georgia farmer says. John Bogino of Seven Gables Farm, north of Atlanta, says Sammy (short fo...
01:52, 2019-07-13

‘Dangerous’ weather conditions in southeast Australia prompt more evacuations Temperatures in the threatened area were expected to reach into the mid-40s Celsius on Friday, and conditions remained tinder dry....
14:48, 2020-01-09

Mumps and measles cases in England prompt vaccine call There were 795 cases of mumps in the first three months of 2019, versus 1,031 in the whole of 2018....
04:08, 2019-05-24

‘End the shame’: Abortion bans in U.S. prompt surge in activism, protests Abortions rights activists are seeing a spike in support and say, “Alabama was a tipping point."...
20:04, 2019-05-17

Wildfires threaten southern California homes, prompt evacuations California firefighters worked through the night into early Tuesday to tackle a pair of wildfires threatening people's homes....
11:56, 2019-10-22

Trump says there is a 'tipping point' that would prompt military action in Venezuela President Trump said on Thursday night there was a "tipping point" in Venezuela for military action....
00:48, 2019-05-03

Mexico’s plastic bag ban could prompt return of traditional bags, baskets MEXICO CITY (AP) — For centuries, Mexico City residents brought warm tortillas home in reusable cloths or woven straw baskets, and toted others foods...
04:56, 2020-01-02

Video: Should Vettel's Canadian GP penalty prompt F1 rule change? A deserved sanction or a stolen victory? Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari's penalty in the Canadian Grand Prix, which handed Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes an...
18:20, 2019-06-10

Suicides by K-Pop Stars Prompt Soul-Searching in South Korea Two beloved female stars ended their own lives in two months, exposing the dark side of being a K-pop idol....
09:52, 2019-11-25

What's in your kids' makeup? Asbestos recalls prompt regulation questions Health advocates and the FDA say the extent of contamination of the cancer-causing material in cosmetics remains unknown, with no laws requiring test...
08:56, 2019-06-29

Flash Floods Shut Down Oklahoma Interstate, Prompt Rescues OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A powerful storm system that spawned dozens of tornado sightings is now causing significant flash flooding in parts of Oklahoma....
14:08, 2019-05-21

Storms prompt swift water rescues across southern Arizona TUCSON – With storms slamming much of southern Arizona with rain, motorists across the area required rescuing after their vehicles were trapped...
03:24, 2019-09-25

UK weather: heavy rains across country prompt flood warnings Met Office predicts further heavy rainfall with warnings in place for south-west England, south Wales and YorkshireMore than half a month’s worth of ...
12:16, 2019-11-27

Weekend pollution levels in metro Phoenix prompt warning http://once.unicornmedia.com/now/media/progressive/3aaae01e-e0f4-439d-aa7a-8d5e3e774105/4b7c1d19-2cc4-49cf-8a63-cc9a93c0ada9/8efbb9ca-a586-11e4-bfdb-...
19:28, 2019-05-04

The Latest: Heavy Rains Prompt School Closures In Houston HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on heavy rainfall in the Houston area (all times local): 6:20 a.m. Schools are closed Friday in the Houston area after heav...
14:04, 2019-05-10

Iowa governor OK after chest pains prompt trip to hospital DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was taken to a hospital after experiencing chest pains but has returned to work at the Capitol. The go...
23:04, 2019-06-06

Javid comments on non-alignment with EU prompt warnings of price rises Chancellor’s remarks represent ‘death knell for frictionless trade’, experts warnBusinesses have predicted price rises after the UK chancellor, Sajid...
17:00, 2020-01-18

Recent storms prompt road closures across southern Arizona TUCSON – From potential tornados to heavy downpours, southern Arizona was slammed by a storm Monday morning. With washes filling up with water ...
21:24, 2019-09-24

Tariffs prompt US firms to rethink China business: survey US businesses in China are increasingly worried about the trade conflict between the US and China. They are bearing the brunt of tariffs and non-tari...
10:40, 2019-05-22

NSW and Qld fires: more than 60 fires in NSW and 45 in Queensland – as it happened More than 350 NSW schools to close as conditions forecast to worsen on Tuesday, while dozens of bushfires continue to burn across Australia’s east co...
11:08, 2019-11-11

Fears of Chinese military intervention in Hong Kong prompt warnings from US ‘THE WORLD IS WATCHING’: With 10 weeks of protests growing more effective — and violent — in Hong Kong, and amid reports that China’s People’s Armed ...
15:20, 2019-08-13

Concerns over new virus from China prompt rare airport screenings for some travelers The virus is from the same family as MERS and SARS, which caused deadly international outbreaks.       ...
23:36, 2020-01-17

Hong Kong: protests prompt huge turnout for local elections Residents stand in long queues to have their say in polls expected to be a proxy referendum on pro-democracy campaignHong Kong residents have turned ...
09:24, 2019-11-24

Bears spotted in Canmore neighbourhood prompt garbage disposal reminder Bear educational expert, De Ruyter, says bear have been seen around town already this spring because they're just coming out of hibernation, looking ...
12:56, 2019-05-01

Too gaffe-prone to be president? Biden's blunders prompt fresh scrutiny The former vice-president has cultivated a reputation for saying the wrong thing – but has it evolved into a 2020 liability?Throughout Joe Biden’s de...
13:28, 2019-08-15

Interest in £25m-rated Dejan Lovren could prompt Liverpool transfer rethink Liverpool's plans for a quiet transfer window could be disrupted by reported interest from AC Milan in defender Dejan Lovren....
17:24, 2019-06-12

Mystery poisonings of 7 bald eagles prompt $10G reward offer in Maryland Wildlife officials are offering up to $10,000 to solve the mystery of who killed at least seven bald eagles and one great horned owl in Maryland with...
12:36, 2019-05-03

Social media threats prompt class cancellations at all Sahuarita schools SAHUARITA, Ariz. – Classes have been canceled for all schools in Sahuarita Unified School District after Sahuarita Middle School received anoth...
05:56, 2019-10-01

Mental health conditions may prompt some women to have ovaries removed unnecessarily (Reuters Health) - Certain psychiatric conditions may prompt some women to choose to have their ovaries removed even when there is no medical justifi...
02:40, 2019-09-07

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's ...
00:20, 2019-05-22

N.L. salmon deaths prompt review of public bodies’ disclosure obligations Northern Harvest Sea Farms says 2.6 million of its fish died in southern Newfoundland sea cages due to a prolonged period of high water temperatures....
19:04, 2019-10-31

Potential strong thunderstorms prompt weather statement for London region There is also the threat of isolated wind gusts up to 80 km/h and small hail, Environment Canada says....
14:52, 2019-05-23

El Paso, Dayton mass shootings prompt renewed gun-control debate While deadly mass shootings like those in Texas and Ohio regularly shock America’s psyche and prompt calls for tougher gun-control laws, the Senate h...
23:52, 2019-08-05

Morehouse Students' Claims of Sexual Misconduct Prompt Additional Investigations Viral videos containing accusations of sexual misconduct have prompted internal investigations at one of America’s most celebrated historically black...
16:56, 2019-07-26

Daniel Jones magic isn’t enough to prompt Redskins into Dwayne Haskins move Jay Gruden isn’t ready for the Dwayne Haskins era to begin in Washington. After his Redskins were demolished by the Bears on Monday night, 31-1...
17:04, 2019-09-24

Brexit: Javid comments on non-alignment with EU prompt warnings of price rises Chancellor’s remarks represent ‘death knell for frictionless trade’, experts warnBusinesses have predicted price rises after the UK chancellor, Sajid...
18:12, 2020-01-18

Notre Dame: Lead fears prompt new cleanup rules, equipment PARIS — Cleanup work at fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral will resume later this month but under stricter lead-protection rules, amid growing public ...
00:12, 2019-08-03

In Germany, how government support for news media turned into government control Heidi J.S. Tworek traces the ways officials shaped journalism in early 20th-century Germany....
14:16, 2019-04-19

2012 Risk Management Conference Europe: CBOE to Host First Ever RMC Europe, September 5 - 7, 2012 Chicago, IL, June 6, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) is pleased to announce it will be hosting the first-ever CBOE Risk Management C...
15:12, 2019-05-01

Elevated levels of ozone prompt health watch advisory for Tucson area TUCSON – After observing high levels of pollutants in the air, a Health Watch has been issued for the Tucson area for Tuesday and Wednesday, Ac...
20:40, 2019-08-07

Dead birds in Massachusetts town prompt concerns they're infected with deadly virus Dead birds and seagulls spotted in the town of Fairhaven, Mass., have raised concerns among residents that the animals are infected with the potentia...
17:28, 2019-08-29

California vaping deaths, illnesses prompt stern warning from officials: Put e-cigarettes down Amid a seemingly growing number of vaping-linked lung illnesses cases, health officials in California recently issued a strong warning to residents: ...
19:20, 2019-09-25

Israel strikes on Islamic Jihad chiefs prompt reprisal rocket attacks Assassination attempts target political leader in Syria and kill commander in GazaIsrael has launched airstrikes in Gaza and Syria against two senior...
12:36, 2019-11-12

Broken barges on flooded Arkansas river threaten dam, prompt emergency evacuations Authorities urged residents of several small towns in Oklahoma and Kansas to leave their homes as rivers and streams rose....
05:48, 2019-05-23

'Little Mermaid Live!' negative reviews prompt ABC boss to respond: 'I don’t care what anyone else thinks' “The Little Mermaid Live!” premiered Tuesday night on ABC to some harsh reviews from viewers that eventually prompted a network executive to respond ...
17:08, 2019-11-06

Allegations of racial abuse mar English soccer match, prompt calls for inquiry Several announcements were made over Tottenham's public address system saying "racist behaviour from spectators is interfering with the game" while r...
00:40, 2019-12-23

Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport reopens: Rains prompt 650+ canceled flights The Houston airport reopened after a full-ground stop Thursday morning, but it's trying to catch up after hundreds of cancellations and delays. ...
22:20, 2019-09-19

Death threats prompt music executive to appeal for peace in feud with Taylor Swift Music executive Scooter Braun on Friday said his family had received "numerous death threats" over a feud with singer Taylor Swift, and appealed to h...
19:16, 2019-11-22

Vaping fears prompt Alabama high school to remove bathroom stall doors Educators at an Alabama high school have removed some of the stall doors in the building's bathroom in an effort to stop students from vaping in rest...
20:36, 2019-09-09

Deaths at Native American boarding school prompt clash between Democrats, Interior Department Exclusive: Federal ban on vaping in schools pushed by Romney, Udall — DeVos to speak to HBCU advisory group...
16:32, 2019-06-13

The best alarm clocks Although waking up early for work or school might never be a joy, a good alarm clock makes it easier. We checked out dozens of alarm clocks and deter...
00:04, 2019-12-31

The best alarm clocks you can buy Lenovo/Business Insider Although waking up early for work or school might never be a joy, a good alarm clock makes it easier. We checked out dozens o...
18:12, 2019-10-24

Brexit vote news LIVE: Government loses working majority as Phillip Lee joins Lib Dems ahead of showdown with Government Boris Johnson's Government has lost its working majority after Conservative MP Phillip Lee crossed the floor in the Commons to join the Lib Dems....
17:44, 2019-09-03

The CBO sounds another spending alarm Just 10 months into the fiscal year, our budget deficit has already surpassed the totality of that of 2018. Currently at $867 billion, the federal go...
14:00, 2019-08-13

How to set an alarm on an iPad in 2 different ways AP Images You can set an alarm on your iPad with your Clock app or with Siri. Once set, you can edit your iPad's alarm at any time to make sure that ...
15:28, 2019-10-04

The best wake-up light alarm clocks Wake-up light alarm clocks can be seriously helpful in ensuring you wake up in the best way possible, so you can be productive from minute one. That'...
21:48, 2019-10-08

More Germans carrying alarm gun licenses More and more Germans are acquiring the permit they need to carry a gas pistol, a newspaper has reported. The number has more than doubled in the las...
09:52, 2019-09-03

More Germans applying for alarm gun licenses More and more Germans are acquiring the permit they need to carry a gas pistol, a newspaper has reported. The number has more than doubled in the las...
16:24, 2019-09-03

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry royal baby rumors prompt Buckingham Palace to issue rare statement Despite what you've heard — no, Meghan Markle didn't secretly give birth to her first child with husband Prince Harry....
16:36, 2019-05-03

Tim Dowling: how long does it take to be broken by a 4.50am alarm? I trudge down the stairs and back up again, but I can’t go back to sleepJust before we moved into our house, I was given a quick demonstration of the...
07:20, 2019-09-21

How to build your own intruder alarm with basic electronics Worried about unwanted visitors in your garden? Here's how to build a simple alarm system with basic electronics, a plastic folder, kitchen foil and ...
12:16, 2019-08-08

Former German spy chief causes alarm by sharing far-right tweets Critics question judgment of Georg Maaßen for spreading ‘lies and extremist agitation’When he was in charge of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency...
20:56, 2019-07-15

Home alarm systems: how can I improve my security? Peter has to move from his very secure high-rise flat and wants to avoid being burgledI currently live in a high-rise flat, which is very secure, wit...
08:04, 2019-11-21

Dow plunges 650 points as recession alarm blares Stock market optimism is so yesterday. Wall Street suffered a brutal morning Wednesday after the yield on the 10-year Treasury note briefly dipped be...
18:48, 2019-08-14

This Is What Time Gayle King Sets Her Alarm The CBS This Morning co-host shares what’s on her phone, from what time she wakes up each morning to the texts she received about that R. Kelly inter...
15:08, 2019-05-01

Rise in EU citizens not getting UK settled status causes alarm Proportion being granted pre-settled status – with fewer rights – has risen to 42%French chef denied settled status after 31 years in UKAre you exper...
19:44, 2019-08-30

New study sounds the alarm over artificial sweeteners Not such a sweet deal. Experts from the University of Sussex are sounding the alarm over aspartame, an artificial sweetener used in everything from d...
16:40, 2019-07-20

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on T...
11:44, 2019-07-09

Over 200 firefighters help battle 5-alarm Bronx blaze Eight people were injured when a massive five-alarm blaze tore through a Bronx apartment building on Friday night, authorities said. The fire ignited...
06:52, 2019-10-05

WHO sounds alarm on Ebola due to Congo insecurity About 360 people are at potential risk of Ebola after contact with an infected person in eastern Congo yet many of them are out of reach due to clash...
17:28, 2019-11-22

'Alarm' over winter flood prospects in England The Environment Agency is worried about further flooding this winter after near-record rainfall....
16:56, 2019-11-15

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm aft...
22:45, 2019-07-17

Two-alarm fire burns house in midtown TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department is working a two-alarm house fire after the blaze ignited Friday afternoon in midtown. According to TFD, the ho...
02:36, 2019-06-18

N4T Investigators: Anger over fee TUCSON – The News 4 Tucson Investigators have received many complaints about the $25 fee the state is charging for the new Travel I.D. cards. Rusty A...
07:36, 2019-09-06

Tim Dowling: the burglar alarm’s turned me into a pliant zombie ‘I think we might need a lesson in how it works,’ my wife saysI thought our faulty burglar alarm – which sets itself off for no reason at random inte...
08:32, 2019-10-12

IEA rings alarm bell on phasing out nuclear energy A steep decline in nuclear energy capacity will threaten climate goals and power supply security unless advanced economies find a way to extend the l...
02:36, 2019-05-28

Make a rain alarm with copper tape and a BBC micro:bit This simple but clever rain sensor means your laundry will never get caught in the rain again...
12:32, 2019-08-22

Stock market plunges as recession alarm blares An economic alarm bell has sounded in the US, sending warning signs of a possible recession ahead. Yields on 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes invert...
16:48, 2019-08-14

Jets alarm bells sound in uneven preseason win ATLANTA — A few of the Jets problem areas looked exactly like that — problematic — Thursday night in their preseason matchup with the Falcons. While ...
05:32, 2019-08-16

Cause of Philadelphia fire sounds alarm over aging U.S. refineries How did a piece of piping installed when Richard Nixon was U.S. president go without once being checked before leading to a fire that devastated the ...
07:56, 2019-11-06

US to stage its largest ever climate strike: 'Somebody must sound the alarm' Actions planned in more than 1,000 locationsUnions and some companies support school students’ actionWhy are people striking? The climate crisis expl...
17:00, 2019-09-20

Alarm as uptake drops for all routine child jabs Health officials warn that children are at risk as parents shun routine vaccinations for under-fives....
14:16, 2019-09-26

USA Today headquarters evacuation over armed man was false alarm The Virginia headquarters of USA Today was evacuated on Wednesday as police responded to reports of an armed man, but the outlet ultimately reported ...
20:08, 2019-08-07

Alarm as ice loss from Antarctica triples in the past five years The loss of Antarctica’s ice has been accelerating ominously since 2012, and could lead to big rises in sea level if the rate of loss keeps increasin...
16:00, 2019-04-09

Endangered Democrats sound the alarm on Bernie and Warren A slate of endangered House Democrats is coalescing behind Joe Biden for president as the Iowa caucuses approach — a surge of support triggered by fe...
12:40, 2020-01-11

How to set an alarm on your Android phone or tablet in 4 simple steps Hollis Johnson/Business Insider You can set an alarm on your Android device — as well as start a timer, use a stopwatch, and check the time aro...
20:52, 2019-12-11

Man walks 435 miles backward to sound alarm on deforestation SRAGEN, Indonesia – An Indonesia man is walking backward from his home in eastern Java to the capital, Jakarta, to raise awareness of deforesta...
20:32, 2019-08-05

'The Morning Show' sounds muted alarm for Apple TV+ "The Morning Show" is the showiest of Apple TV+'s new series, starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon in a drama with a timely tie-in to the ...
15:12, 2019-10-28

Alarm over cases of disease with Ebola-like symptoms in Tanzania World Health Organization frustrated by lack of clinical data sharing, while Tanzania insists its tests show disease is not Ebola Several unexplained...
17:28, 2019-09-23

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron’s government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down...
17:48, 2019-06-13

Chinese photographer Lu Guang's detention raises alarm Award-winning Chinese photographer Lu Guang has been detained by local police in Xinjiang since last November. His whereabouts are still unknown as o...
16:04, 2019-05-02

Man walks 435 miles backwards to sound alarm on deforestation SRAGEN, Indonesia – An Indonesia man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestat...
18:00, 2019-08-05

In Cannes, ‘Les Miserables’ rings alarm for Paris suburbs A French film titled “Les Miserables,” a Cannes Film Festival entry, gives a gritty, modern view of the Paris suburbs that were a setting for Victor ...
19:52, 2019-05-16

Florida teacher reassigned during investigation of quiz that featured the prompt “45th Pres; 2017; Republican; Real Estate businessman; Idiot” (WPTV/NBC News)  A Florida middle school teacher is under investigation over a question on a school quiz at Watson B. Duncan Middle School in Palm Be...
07:20, 2019-09-28

How to make a friend of your anger There is no quick fix to anger issues, but working through them can be a journey that sheds light on who we are and how we perceive the worldIt’s eas...
16:08, 2019-05-11

What is the link between depression and anger? Some people with depression also experience anger. Here, learn about the connection between depression and anger and the available treatment options....
23:32, 2020-01-04

Want to Stay Healthy as You Age? Let Go of Anger Though emotions are often fleeting, they can have a lasting impact on your health. Stress, for example, may heighten the risk of both chronic and acu...
17:12, 2019-05-14

How to defuse your teenager’s anger Constantly clashing with your son or daughter? Here are a few ideas to help calm things downI have a 15-year-old who has issues with anger. I don’t k...
18:56, 2019-05-12

How furious are you? Take the anger test Infuriated by queue jumpers? In a rage about gridlocked roads? Answer these questions to see if your temper needs tamingEveryone gets angry at one po...
16:08, 2019-05-11

France’s Poirot detects no cause for alarm if England match is cancelled • Prop content to progress from Pool C at Rugby World Cup• ‘It would have been a problem if qualification was at stake’France’s Jefferson Poirot has ...
19:28, 2019-10-09

Joanna Hogg sounds alarm on future of arthouse cinema The Souvenir director warns of ‘very serious moment’ for film industry in attack that echoes Martin Scorsese’s takedown of superhero moviesThe direct...
17:04, 2019-11-06

Police believe ‘shooting’ at Baton Rouge Walmart was a false alarm Shoppers at a Walmart in Baton Rouge caused a panic when they fled the store on Tuesday amid fears that a shooting took place — but it was unclear if...
01:40, 2019-08-07

UN sounds alarm over unprecedented levels of hunger in southern Africa Women and children bear brunt as drought and extreme weather leave tens of millions short of foodSouthern Africa is in the throes of a climate emerge...
09:04, 2020-01-16

Colonel testifies he raised alarm on Trump's Ukraine call A military officer has testified that he heard and reported Donald Trump's push for Ukraine to investigate presidential challenger Joe Biden. The Hou...
05:56, 2019-10-30

Natural gas industry raises alarm over Trump's trade war with China The U.S. oil and gas industry was jarred Monday by President Trump’s escalated trade war with China....
01:36, 2019-05-14

‘Suspicious’ incident at Amsterdam airport was false alarm: airline Spanish-owned Air Europa said in a statement that a pilot had accidentally triggered an alarm, causing a major security lockdown at one of Europe's b...
22:28, 2019-11-06

'Spectres of the past': Angela Merkel sounds alarm over antisemitism Germany has responsibility to tackle antisemitism and far-right politics, says chancellorAngela Merkel has said antisemitism is a problem in Germany ...
14:44, 2019-05-28

Some in media sound alarm on Trump not yet endorsing Pence in 2024 Several members of the media believe there's "trouble in paradise" between President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence after Trump refrained from o...
23:52, 2019-06-14

Senators raise alarm over Trump's escalation in trade war with China Senate lawmakers from heavily agricultural states have expressed alarm over the recent escalation in the White House's ongoing trade war with China. ...
00:40, 2019-05-15

Greenpeace sounds alarm about North Atlantic shark fishing LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Greenpeace is warning about overfishing of endangered sharks in the North Atlantic, often by Spanish and Portuguese boats. Th...
13:16, 2019-06-27

Abducted Libyan MP's relatives in US sound alarm over torture fears Seham Sergiwa was taken by armed men after she criticised Haftar offensive in TripoliThe family of a Libyan member of parliament and campaigner abduc...
16:48, 2019-07-31

Man with rifle and body armour spreads alarm at Walmart in Missouri Man, 20, subdued by off-duty firefighter until police arrivedNo shots fired but shoppers panicked in wake of mass shootingsA 20-year-old man carrying...
17:32, 2019-08-09

Air Europa: Pilot at Schiphol airport accidentally caused alarm "There is a suspicious situation and that's all I can say," a spokesman for the military police said. He declined to name the airline involved or pro...
21:24, 2019-11-06

Firefighter’s children die in daycare fire while he’s at false alarm call The fatal daycare fire has rocked a small Pennsylvania community and the volunteer firefighters who serve it....
18:48, 2019-08-13

Alarm over North Atlantic right whale's survival after recent deaths Six right whales were killed in June, and two in July – a potentially devastating blow to a population estimated to be no more than 400Canadian conse...
19:16, 2019-08-02

Alarm over voter purges as 17m Americans removed from rolls in two years Areas with discriminatory history purging at higher ratesBrennan Center report finds millions ‘wrongfully purged’US election jurisdictions with histo...
00:16, 2019-08-02

Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo has surpassed 2,000 cases and is picking up speed. The number of confirmed cases reach...
16:08, 2019-06-04

Norman Myers Dies at 85; Sounded Early Alarm on Environment He lobbied governments and wrote books, papers and articles to alert the public to looming disasters like mass extinction well before they were commo...
22:56, 2019-11-08

Debt worries, low birth rate ring alarm bells Two important bits of seemingly unrelated news came out last week. One got more attention than the other. You probably heard that the birth rate in t...
05:12, 2019-05-21

US to stage its largest climate strike in history: 'Somebody must sound the alarm' Actions planned in more than 1,000 locationsUnions and some companies support school students’ actionWhy are people striking? The climate crisis expl...
09:08, 2019-09-20

New Zealand's airspace shuts down after fire alarm in radar centre Planes briefly grounded across the country over ‘fault with main air traffic system’A fire alarm in New Zealand’s radar centre effectively shut down ...
04:20, 2019-09-30

Jets alarm bells sound even as one area shines in uneven win ATLANTA — A few of the Jets’ problem areas looked exactly like that — problematic — Thursday night in their preseason matchup with the Falcons. While...
10:04, 2019-08-16

Seven-alarm fire in Bound Brook, New Jersey finally extinguished The enormous seven-alarm inferno that engulfed several buildings in New Jersey and sent monstrous flames shooting into the night sky has been extingu...
16:20, 2020-01-13

Scientists sound alarm after spate of rare whale deaths A half-dozen North Atlantic right whales have died in the past month, leading scientists, government officials and conservationists to call for a swi...
20:28, 2019-07-04

Adam Gase’s Jets presser evacuated after fire alarm goes off Friday morning at the Jets’ practice facility offered a whole new meaning to calls from fans to “Fire Gase.” Head coach Adam Gase’s final pre-practic...
18:56, 2019-12-27

Google Assistant gets a customized alarm, based on weather and time Alarm clocks were one of the most obvious implementations since the introduction of the smart screen. Devices like Lenovo’s Smart Clock and the Amazo...
21:04, 2019-12-10

Bomb scare at Montana school turns out to be false alarm HELENA, Mont. — Authorities evacuated an elementary school in Montana on Tuesday after officials found what they thought were the remnants of a homem...
05:00, 2019-10-16

Google Assistant gets a customized alarm based on weather and time Alarm clocks were one of the most obvious implementations since the introduction of the smart screen. Devices like Lenovo’s Smart Clock and the Amazo...
10:08, 2019-12-11

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya crisis The UN envoy for Myanmar said that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh h...
22:20, 2019-07-02

On Silent Alarm, Bloc Party said hello and goodbye to indie rock The arc of music history is long, allowing us to find new favorites in the past or imagine a time when some currently under-appreciated gem will find...
18:28, 2019-05-08

Vatican rejects gender change to alarm of LGBT Catholics VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders. The document issued Monday &...
15:52, 2019-06-10

California Tests a Digital ‘Fire Alarm’ for Mental Distress The state is teaming up with Silicon Valley to make mental health services more available. Promises abound, and so do potential problems....
11:16, 2019-06-17

De Blasio blames alarm clock after showing up late to TV interview Mayor Bill de Blasio showed up 41 minutes late for a live TV interview Tuesday morning — because he didn’t set his alarm clock correctly. The p...
17:00, 2019-07-02