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Rains bring some relief to surging deforestation in Brazil's Amazon

The pace of surging deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest this year eased in October, government data showed on Friday, with the onset of the r...

Rains bring some relief to surging deforestation in Brazil's Amazon

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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

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage fol...
17:36, 2019-07-12

Deforestation: damage goes beyond Amazon Hotspots of forest loss due to blazes, logging, ranches and soya firms are evident in AfricaThe burning of the Amazon has caused alarm around the wor...
15:56, 2019-09-12

Deforestation damage goes far beyond the Amazon Hotspots of forest loss due to fires, logging, ranches and soya firms are evident in AfricaWorld losing forest the size of UK each year, report finds...
16:12, 2019-09-12

Amazon ups the ante in eCommerce as surging profits supersede slowing growth (AMZN) Amazon (AMZN) is trading modestly higher after blowing out earnings estimates for the seventh straig...
12:50, 2019-05-01

Smothered by smoke, Malaysia seeds clouds to bring rain relief At an altitude of just 3,000 feet (915 meters), flares attached to both sides of the Cessna 172 aircraft lit up brightly, dispersing chemicals over M...
13:40, 2019-09-18

It's officially now the worst ever August for Amazon deforestation The amount of Amazon rainforest being cleared in Brazil has hit a record high. But president Jair Bolsonaro is moving to ban the setting of fires for...
21:52, 2019-08-29

In the Amazon, deforestation is linked to higher malaria Enlarge / Aerial view of the Amazon rainforest, near Manaus the capital of the Brazilian state of Amazonas, Brazil. (credit: Neil Palmer/CIAT) In Bra...
18:04, 2019-10-21

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

Brazil: Amazon deforestation rises rapidly A government institute at loggerheads with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has called the massive increase a "major setback." The right-wing admini...
12:00, 2019-08-07

Amazon deforestation 'at highest level in a decade' Almost 10,000 sq kms lost in year to August, according to Brazilian government dataDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has hit the highest annual l...
17:52, 2019-11-18

Amazon and Google end spat, bring YouTube to Amazon devices Amazon and Google are ending their nearly 2-year spat, agreeing to bring their video streaming apps to each other’s devices...
18:00, 2019-04-18

Amazon deforestation accelerating to unrecoverable 'tipping point' Data confirms fears that Jair Bolsonaro’s policy encourages illegal logging in BrazilDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has surged above three foo...
19:20, 2019-07-25

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest surges through September Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon jumped for the fifth straight month in September compared with last year, with destruction up 93% in the first nine ...
17:56, 2019-10-11

In the Amazon, deforestation is linked to higher malaria rates Enlarge / Aerial view of the Amazon rainforest, near Manaus the capital of the Brazilian state of Amazonas, Brazil. (credit: Neil Palmer/CIAT) In Bra...
19:08, 2019-10-21

Former Farc rebels become eco-warriors to stop deforestation in the Amazon Ex-Farc rebels in Colombia, who spent decades fighting the government over land and power, have reinvented themselves as eco-warriors protecting the ...
02:12, 2019-08-21

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however,...
21:52, 2019-07-03

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon surges to record high Environmentalists fear 2019 will be one of worst years for deforestation in recent memoryDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon surged last month to t...
18:36, 2019-06-04

Amazon deforestation accelerating towards unrecoverable 'tipping point' Data confirms fears that Jair Bolsonaro’s policy encourages illegal logging in BrazilDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has surged above three foo...
23:04, 2019-07-25

Brazil feels pressure over Amazon deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if a senior government scientist had betrayed his confidence regarding deforestation data, h...
05:12, 2019-08-02

Rate of Amazon deforestation surges above three football fields per minute Every minute in the Amazon, the world’s largest rainforest, more than three football fields worth of forest is reportedly being destroyed....
20:16, 2019-07-26

Amazon deforestation: EU firms linked to illegal logging in Brazil An organic smoothie producer and a boutique fashion store are among Western businesses whose supply chains are tainted by illegal deforestation in Bo...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Amazon deforestation is driven by criminal networks, report finds Criminals threaten and attack government officials, forest defenders and indigenous people, Human Rights Watch findsDeforestation in the Brazilian Am...
05:12, 2019-09-17

Beef-eating consumers are helping drive Amazon deforestation An investigation of trade flows finds much of the recent Amazon deforestation is down to cattle ranching - and consumers around the world are eating ...
11:44, 2019-09-25

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

New monkey species found in Amazon area threatened by deforestation With its distinctive white tail, the Munduruku marmoset is the newest species of monkey we have found – but deforestation in the Amazon threatens its...
15:20, 2019-07-26

Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Br...
18:20, 2019-07-19

Germany cuts $39M in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation over deforestation SAO PAULO – Germany decided to suspend $39 million in funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to inc...
23:40, 2019-08-12

Brazil's Amazon deforestation highest since 2008, space agency says The rainforest loses 9,762 sq km in 12 months, an increase of nearly 30%, Brazil's space agency says....
12:08, 2019-11-19

Amazon deforestation in Brazil hits worst level in over a decade Deforestation in the Amazon rose by almost 30%, the latest Brazilian government figures show. Concerns over the fate of the Amazon have heightened si...
20:12, 2019-11-18

Brazilian Amazon deforestation surges to break August records 1,114.8 sq km cut down this month, the same area as Hong Kong – on top of damage from firesDeforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has hit the highest ...
19:28, 2019-08-27

Cattle farming in the Amazon has likely caused mass deforestation: experts Fires in the Amazon have surged by 83 per cent compared to the same period a year earlier, government figures show, and environmentalists blamed the ...
20:48, 2019-08-23

Brazil space institute director sacked in Amazon deforestation row Far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro calls satellite data showing rise in deforestation ‘lies’ The director of Brazil’s National Space Research Institute ...
20:36, 2019-08-02

Brazil Amazon deforestation soars to 11-year high under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose to its highest in over a decade this year, government data on Monday showed, confirming a sharp rise...
16:48, 2019-11-18

Brazil Amazon deforestation soars to 11-year high in 2019 Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose to its highest in over a decade this year, government data on Monday showed, confirming a sharp rise...
16:00, 2019-11-18

The deforestation of Brazil’s Amazon jumped by 88% last month: research agency Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has called for development of the Amazon rainforest region....
06:28, 2019-07-04

Amazon rainforest deforestation in Brazil at highest level in more than a decade Environment ministry officials say they will meet the Amazon region's governors to discuss ways to reduce deforestation....
18:48, 2019-11-18

Beef eating consumers are helping drive Amazon deforestation An investigation of trade flows finds much of the recent Amazon deforestation is down to cattle ranching - and consumers around the world are eating ...
14:25, 2019-09-24

Amazon deforestation officially hits highest level in a decade The loss of nearly 10,000 square kilometres of forest in the Amazon between August 2018 to July 2019 is the first official confirmation that deforest...
16:40, 2019-11-18

Revealed: rampant deforestation of Amazon driven by global greed for meat Investigation exposes how Brazil’s huge beef sector continues to threaten health of world’s largest rainforestThe cows grazed under the midday Amazon...
15:48, 2019-07-02

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite sy...
22:08, 2019-06-04

Leading burger supplier sourced from Amazon farmer guilty of deforestation Brazilian meat company supplying McDonald’s and Burger King bought cattle from farm using deforested land earlier this year, investigation showsThe w...
18:16, 2019-09-17

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

Space agency chief fired after revealing recent Amazon deforestation Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has fired the director of the agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon after it revealed a big increase in ...
18:48, 2019-08-05

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

Brazil deforestation rises in August, adding to Amazon fire worries Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose for the fourth straight month in August from a year earlier, according to preliminary government dat...
03:52, 2019-09-07

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon...
03:32, 2019-06-06

Amazon deforestation prompts Germany to suspend Brazil forest projects Germany plans to stop supporting forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil, the German environment minister told Tagesspiegel. Deforestation in Braz...
00:16, 2019-08-11

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

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

Allbirds collaborated with Just Water on limited-edition shoes and 100% of the proceeds support Amazon wildfire relief Allbirds Allbirds has collaborated with Just Water, a sustainable food and beverage brand, on two limited-edition styles. Both brands focus on using...
22:04, 2019-09-04

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly peop...
10:08, 2019-07-10

Amazon, Microsoft, Salesforce, and others launch initiative to bring multiple voice assistants to devices Amazon and others launched the Voice Interoperability Initiative, a partnership that'll aim to make accessing multiple voice assistants on devices ea...
17:36, 2019-09-24

Andrew Yang preached his tech-friendly gospel at Sam Altman's San Francisco house: You can't treat tech like oil companies and breaking up Amazon won't bring malls back Presidential candidate Andrew Yang had a fundraiser attended by tech workers in San Francisco at supporter and tech investor Sam Altman's house. Altm...
01:24, 2019-11-14

Why women-only adventure travel is surging Exercise and healthy eating, combined with sisterhood, make for a special vacation experience....
13:12, 2019-08-23

Why oddsmakers are sleeping on the surging Giants When it seemed as if the schedule was finally going to soften for the New York Mets, they run into a sudden summer surprise as they visit the San Fra...
16:56, 2019-07-18

Coyote sightings in NYC are surging — and mostly in Manhattan The concrete jungle is turning into the ‘Wile E’ West. Coyote sightings are surging in the Big Apple, with 35 so far this year — a four-fold increase...
23:52, 2019-06-29

Packers surging up the NFC futures board After an impressive 3-0 start to the 2019 season, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers have jumped all the way to the top of William Hill’s NFC fu...
16:04, 2019-09-26

Surging Buckeyes beat Nebraska 3-1 for Big Ten championship OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Griffan Smith and Andrew Magno combined to hold down Nebraska’s offense, and Ohio State mustered just enough of its own to b...
02:04, 2019-05-27

Yankees vs. Red Sox: Take Boston and surging Eduardo Rodriguez Eduardo Rodriguez has a 13-4 record for the Red Sox, who have gone 17-5 in his starts this season (with the total also going Over in 17 of the 22 gam...
23:00, 2019-08-02

Bitcoin’s stock price is surging again — here are some (possible) reasons why In the past 24 hours, the price of Bitcoin has surged from around US$7,000 to $8,200 — twice as much as it was trading for six weeks ago....
19:08, 2019-05-14

Stocks are surging after a mixed jobs report Reuters US and European stocks jumped on Friday after a mixed jobs report eased market nerves. The US economy added 136,000 nonfarm jobs in September...
16:28, 2019-10-04

Stephen Strasburg ‘immaculate’ for surging Nationals Steven Strasburg fired the first “immaculate inning” of his career in the Nationals’ 3-1 win over the Marlins on Wednesday night in...
05:12, 2019-07-04

Trump defies doubters with surging economy Strong GDP and an upswing in the stock market give Trump a powerful message to own — and remove scapegoats to blame if conditions worsen....
12:00, 2019-05-02

NFL Power Rankings for Week 2: Surprise 49ers are surging Two weeks into the 2019 NFL season, only 10 of 32 teams remain unbeaten. One of those, the Lions, settled for a tie in their opener. The biggest earl...
13:28, 2019-09-17

Rain can’t stop surging Mets from sweeping Indians Noah Syndergaard flirted with perfection Thursday night. The Mets didn’t need it, and Syndergaard didn’t get it, but they settled for a soaking-wet s...
07:56, 2019-08-23

Walgreens is reportedly considering taking itself private and the stock is surging (WBA) Courtesy Walgreens Walgreens is considering going private, Bloomberg and Reuters reported on Tuesday. The $57 billion retail pharmacy giant's stock j...
20:20, 2019-11-05

Joe Biden says he's not worried about Elizabeth Warren's surging popularity Associated Press/John Minchillo Joe Biden told the Associated Press that he remains undeterred by the rise of Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts....
02:36, 2019-10-27

Giants vs. Cardinals: Surging San Francisco is the underdog pick The Giants enter their home series against the Cardinals with a 39-47 record, but appear to be playing their best baseball of the season. San Francis...
23:12, 2019-07-05

LeMahieu leads Happ, surging Yankees past Red Sox 4-1 NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu homered and hit an RBI double off the wall against Chris Sale, sending the surging New York Yankees to a 4-1 victory over...
04:32, 2019-06-01

Runner-up Harrison's Superbike TT bid hindered by "surging" Kawasaki Isle of Man Superbike TT runner-up Dean Harrison says he suffered from a mysterious "surging" issue with his Kawasaki on the second lap of Monday's r...
18:12, 2019-06-04

Suicide rates surging among young girls: study Suicide rates among young girls are rising, according to a new study. Boys still commit suicide more often than girls, but the gap is narrowing, a Fr...
14:36, 2019-05-18

Peloton's sales are surging as it gears up for an IPO. Insiders and analysts think it may only be getting started. Peloton Business has already been booming for Peloton. But for the maker of smart fitness equipment, the good times may only be starting to roll. Th...
23:36, 2019-06-17

Kamala Harris might be surging — but her record will soon catch up with her | Bhaskar Sunkara A leftward moving party is hungry for change. Just like Joe Biden, Kamala Harris’ past will prove to be a liabilityThe first pair of Democratic presi...
14:16, 2019-07-15

Surging 49ers hold off Cardinals behind Jimmy Garoppolo's four touchdowns San Francisco win 28-25 to improve to 8-0 on the seasonJimmy Garoppolo tosses for 317 yards and four touchdownsSan Francisco’s game-manager turned in...
09:44, 2019-11-01

Trout’s 3-run double powers surging Angels past Jays 6-3 ANAHEIM, Calif. - Mike Trout hit a three-run double and Albert Pujols added his 1,998th career RBI in the Los Angeles Angels' fifth victory in six ga...
08:04, 2019-05-02

Shocking photo shows floods surging through downtown Houston Flooding turned downtown Houston into an underwater ghost town Friday as rescuers scrambled to save stranded drivers and those stuck in their homes f...
19:20, 2019-09-20

COMMENTARY: Jagmeet Singh’s surging popularity is a win for diverse communities Jagmeet Singh’s popularity is a silver lining in an election featuring offensive tweets, racism and anti-immigrant rhetoric, Amira Elghawaby says....
17:20, 2019-10-18

Surging Yankees bash rival Astros for statement victory Aaron Judge surfaces from the injured list Friday night against the Astros, and the superstar right fielder walks into the hottest team in baseball h...
05:56, 2019-06-21

DHS continues surging personnel to border despite big decline in illegal crossings The Department of Homeland Security has continued to surge hundreds of supplemental personnel to the border even as the number of people who illegall...
19:48, 2019-07-09

Fantasy football fallout from Panthers-Buccaneers: Chris Godwin surging The Panthers fell to 0-2 on the season after Thursday night’s 20-14 loss to the Buccaneers. Here’s what it may mean for fantasy owners going fo...
18:56, 2019-09-13

Actually Ford Needs More Layoffs Despite Surging Truck Profits, Wall Street Analyst Says A Wall Street analyst says Ford needs more cuts despite making billions off F-Series truck sales, Daimler’s Zetsche says auf wiedersehen, and Michiga...
16:56, 2019-05-22

The pound is surging to a 7-month high after Boris Johnson secured a Brexit deal with the EU Reuters The pound is soaring after Boris Johnson secured a Brexit deal with the EU. The agreement now can be taken to the UK Parliament this coming S...
12:24, 2019-10-17

Walgreens is surging on a report that KKR formally approached the company to talk about taking it private Yanina Manolova/AP Images Private equity firm KKR has reportedly approached Walgreens about a buyout deal, according to Bloomberg. Shares of Walgreen...
17:00, 2019-11-11

2020 preview election: Democrats surging in Virginia, pro-Trump candidates threatened The first election slated to test 2020 candidates, Virginia’s statewide legislative balloting, shows a surge for Democrats and a disadvantage for can...
16:20, 2019-10-07

Pete Alonso is leading the surging Mets and keeping his eye on the franchise home run record, which will soon be his The Mets are the hottest team in baseball and they have an outstanding rookie leading the way...
14:56, 2019-08-08

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights o...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Democratic debate: Surging Elizabeth Warren main target of rivals’ jabs OHIO — Tuesday’s fourth-round Democratic debate saw the dozen candidates throw as many punches at each other as at President Trump — with Elizabeth W...
09:28, 2019-10-16

Gabriel Martinelli’s double sends Arsenal surging past Standard Liège For Unai Emery this was an occasion to both savour his work and question himself. The Arsenal manager quite rightly took great delight in seeing his ...
23:40, 2019-10-03

'Ricky, resign!' Puerto Rico's famous musicians lend voice to surging protesters Young artistssuch as Bad Bunny and iLe have emerged as figureheads in the largest protests in the island’s historyOn Wednesday afternoon, as 100,000 ...
08:32, 2019-07-21

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the cit...
13:24, 2019-07-09

MLB Star Power Index: Dodgers ace Hyun-Jin Ryu is trending down at the wrong time; Cardinals' Jack Flaherty is surging Ryu might be grooving his changeups after topping 160 innings for the second time in his career...
16:16, 2019-09-06

Fantasy Football Week 7 Running Back Preview: Leonard Fournette breakout, Jamaal Williams surging, and more Heath Cummings gives you everything you need to know about Week 7 including waiver wire adds and DFS plays....
16:44, 2019-10-16

Deforestation: What’s wrong with planting new forests? Planting trees can sometimes actually do more harm than good to the environment. Here's why....
01:52, 2019-08-14

World 'losing battle against deforestation' A historic global agreement aimed at halting deforestation and curbing dangerous carbon dioxide emissions has failed, according to a report....
17:56, 2019-09-12

WNBA Power Rankings: Mystics' historic offense has them looking like team to beat; surging Aces clinch playoff spot The Mystics have won six games in a row and set the WNBA single-game 3-point record on Sunday...
19:16, 2019-08-19

Why are countries failing on their promise to stop deforestation? Despite a pledge in 2014 to halve deforestation by 2020, the area of forest destroyed annually has increased by more than 40 per cent globally in the...
16:40, 2019-09-12

Nestle, P&G say they will miss 2020 deforestation goals The world's two largest consumer goods companies, Nestle and Procter & Gamble , told Reuters this week that they will fall short of their goals to o...
19:40, 2019-09-27

Activists fight deforestation in Turkey's Ida mountains Activists are protesting the construction of a Canadian gold mine in Turkey's Ida mountains. They say the project will harm one of the country's last...
00:16, 2019-08-06

Deforestation must be seen as global threat: pope in Madagascar Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and reduction in biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since t...
12:28, 2019-09-07

Pope says deforestation must be treated as a global threat Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and the loss of biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since th...
21:00, 2019-09-07

Indonesian walks 700-km backwards to highlight deforestation An Indonesia man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one ...
10:00, 2019-08-05

Australia's koalas threatened by deforestation and bushfires As logging, wildfires and drought become more frequent across the the sprawling landscapes of Australia, the indigenous koala is facing threats to it...
15:52, 2019-11-06

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
01:24, 2019-07-04

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecuti...
04:32, 2019-07-04

Deforestation in Brazil has rocketed since Bolsonaro became president More than 3700 square kilometres of Brazilian rainforest has been cleared since Jair Bolsonaro became president, but he has dismissed the data as "li...
19:12, 2019-07-22

Brazil does not expect boycott due to deforestation: spokesman Brazil's government does not expect an international boycott of Brazilian products due to increasing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest basin, pr...
00:00, 2019-08-08

Tesco and M&S likely to have soya linked to deforestation in supply chains Exclusive: UK supermarkets admit there may be soya-led deforestation in their supply chains due to problems with traceabilityRise of the ‘wonder bean...
09:24, 2019-10-05

Brazil's research chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest has been criticized by President Jair Bolsonaro, and may ...
05:20, 2019-08-03

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

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

Ethiopia plants 350 million trees in 12 hours in bid against deforestation More than 350 million trees were planted in Ethiopia in just 12 hours in a bid against deforestation from the country's prime minister....
14:24, 2019-07-30

Malaysia's Mahathir says linking palm oil to deforestation 'baseless' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday said linking the production of palm oil to deforestation was "baseless, unfair and unjustified", ...
07:56, 2019-08-23

Cargill says food industry will miss zero deforestation goal Grains trader Cargill Inc said on Thursday it and the broader food industry will fail to meet the goal of eliminating deforestation by 2020 and pledg...
00:08, 2019-06-14

Norway urges its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure ...
18:56, 2019-08-27

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider e...
02:24, 2019-07-16

Major donor Norway frets over Brazil deforestation Norway has expressed alarm over accelerating destruction of the Amazon and concern for the future of a Brazilian rainforest protection fund it has gi...
12:32, 2019-07-05

Bolsonaro says Brazil deforestation data to be 'compiled' for accuracy Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said satellite data regarding deforestation of the Amazon rainforest collected by government space re...
00:24, 2019-08-01

EU moves to tackle deforestation caused by chocolate and other products Campaigners hail scheme to protect and restore forests around the world as ‘pivotal step’ towards ensuring goods remain untaintedThe EU has taken a “...
09:44, 2019-07-25

Australia's iconic koala threatened by deforestation and bushfires As logging, wildfires and drought become more frequent across the the sprawling landscapes of Australia, the indigenous koala is facing threats to it...
10:36, 2019-11-04

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared to the same month a year ago, the second-consecutive...
17:12, 2019-07-03

Climate change: Used cooking oil imports may boost deforestation Imports of waste oil from Asia, intended to cut carbon from transport, are linked to rising levels of deforestation...
05:16, 2019-07-15

Deforestation is overrated as environmental threat, study finds Deforestation's contribution to climate change is vastly overestimated, a new study concludes....
01:12, 2019-11-05

It rains on the Sun (just not the way you think) Astronomers have detected "plasma rain" pouring down over the solar surface, which may explain why the sun's outer atmosphere is so much hotter than ...
11:20, 2019-04-23

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay ...
05:28, 2019-08-17

A Season of Fire Tests Indonesia’s Efforts to Curb Deforestation At issue is whether recent successes had more to do with the weather and less with policy changes....
16:24, 2019-10-11

Bolsonaro calls for tighter control of Brazil deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday called for tighter control of official deforestation data, resuming attacks on government space research...
20:00, 2019-07-22

'Green gold' tree offers Brazil deforestation hope Trees that help keep soils fertile could slow deforestation in Brazil's "arc of destruction"....
14:36, 2019-10-28

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after pre...
20:20, 2019-07-19

Brazil deforestation soars in July, threatening EU trade deal Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest accelerated in the first half of July, outstripping the full month last year and raising red flags for a ...
17:08, 2019-07-18

Mass deforestation: How trade fells trees in Brazil and Indonesia Hunger for beef, palm oil, soy and timber fuels rainforest clearance at enormous scales, especially in Brazil and Indonesia. That matters for climate...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Brazil deforestation climbs 67% through July as government attacks data Deforestation in Brazil's rainforest has jumped around 67% in the first seven months of the year, according to preliminary data from Brazil's space r...
23:36, 2019-08-05

Brazil's space agency chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest was criticized by president Jair Bolsonaro and may have l...
01:48, 2019-08-03

Indigenous leader calls for EU action against firms over Brazil deforestation The European Union should consider sanctions for companies that source materials from protected Brazilian forest reservations and native lands, an in...
18:24, 2019-11-11

Deforestation: Tropical tree losses persist at high levels Forests in tropical regions are disappearing at the rate of 30 football fields a minute, say researchers....
06:04, 2019-04-25

Sharp rise in Brazilian deforestation undeniable, says sacked research chief Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency, said on Saturday the trend of sharply rising deforestation was undeniable, a day a...
02:32, 2019-08-04

Pope Francis says corruption to blame for deforestation, poverty during Madagascar visit Francis made his appeal on a visit to Madagascar, the world's fourth-largest island, which research institutes and aid agencies say has lost about 44...
21:16, 2019-09-07

Brazil space research chief to leave job after Bolsonaro deforestation spat The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is set to leave his job following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro ove...
20:44, 2019-08-02

Brazil carbon emissions stable as clean energy use offsets deforestation Brazil's carbon emissions have remained stable despite an increase in deforestation because they were offset by a larger use of clean energy sources ...
20:52, 2019-11-05

Stocks are surging after a mixed jobs report shows tepid growth in jobs and wages, but unemployment down to a 50-year low Reuters US and European stocks jumped on Friday after a mixed jobs report eased market nerves. The US economy added 136,000 nonfarm jobs in September...
17:04, 2019-10-04

Bolsonaro rejects 'Captain Chainsaw' label as data shows deforestation 'exploded' Data says 2,254 sq km cleared in July as president says Macron and Merkel ‘haven’t realized Brazil’s under new management’Deforestation in the Brazil...
18:32, 2019-08-07

Brazil's space agency chief to leave job after deforestation dispute: science ministry The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is to leave his position following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro ov...
18:44, 2019-08-02

Dam bursts in India after rains, killing six Heavy monsoon rains caused the breach of a small dam in western India, washing away dozens of homes and killing at least six people with 18 missing, ...
07:32, 2019-07-03

Dam bursts in India after rains, killing 11 Heavy monsoon rains caused the breach of a small dam in western India, washing away dozens of homes and killing at least 11 people with 13 missing, a...
14:48, 2019-07-03

Two die during heavy rains in South Africa Two people have died amid downpours in an eastern province of South Africa brought down their house, a few months after many were killed in another t...
10:24, 2019-11-12

Dozens more die in India monsoon rains Torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 42 more people in India in the past 24 hours. More than 350 people have so far died in rain-related inc...
18:48, 2019-09-29

Heat Relief is Coming No surprise here, we are capping off the holiday weekend with another very warm day. Some mid-level clouds have kept things tamped down, at least com...
22:56, 2019-05-27

Klopp: ‘I feel mostly relief’ "Jurgen Klopp praised his side after he saw his Liverpool side beat Spurs 2-0 in the Champions League final on Saturday night."...
04:00, 2019-06-02

Why do I have tight jaw muscles? Causes and relief Tight jaw muscles often occur due to stress, anxiety, injury, or overusing the jaw joint. In other cases, it may signal a medical condition. Learn ab...
02:28, 2019-06-27

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretc...
10:12, 2019-06-26

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in ware...
18:08, 2019-07-03

Amazon launches Amazon Care, a virtual medical clinic for employees Health care represents a $3.5 trillion sector for Amazon, and Amazon Care provides a way for Amazon to test some of its ideas before commercializing ...
22:12, 2019-09-24

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.R...
13:08, 2019-05-27

Rains torment cyclone-hit communities in Mozambique Torrential rain battered northern Mozambique on Tuesday, grounding aid flights and further swamping a region where a second cyclone in six weeks has ...
20:16, 2019-04-30

Australia rains: Dancing in the street, not so much down on the farm The heaviest rains in years have fallen across parts of Australia's east coast, bringing relief to some struggling livestock farmers, although the sh...
07:24, 2019-11-04

Rains like no other: Iraq is tested in era of climate change YOUSSIFIYAH, Iraq (AP) — Iraq has seen unprecedented rains after years of scorching hot summers. The wettest winter in a generation has revived its r...
11:56, 2019-05-02

India to get above-average monsoon rains in next two weeks India is likely to get above-average rainfall in the next two weeks after receiving below average rains in the past two weeks, a weather department o...
18:16, 2019-07-25

More than 50 dead in South Africa after heavy rains More than 50 people were killed in southern and eastern parts of South Africa after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides, authorities said on We...
10:52, 2019-04-24

15 displaced after heavy rains causes roof collapse TUCSON – Fifteen people are displaced after Sunday’s early morning heavy rainstorm. Southern Arizona Chapter of the American Red Cross volunteers ass...
17:40, 2019-09-09

When It Rains, It Pours; Legends and RiverDogs Postponed Lexington Legends WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – Tonight’s Lexington Legends and Charleston RiverDogs game has been postponed d...
03:32, 2019-06-01

Flooding from torrential rains causes emergency in Paraguay ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Paraguay has declared a state of emergency for a province along the border with Argentina as torrential rains continue to s...
22:24, 2019-05-08

Mumbai rains: Is India's weather becoming more extreme? With Mumbai seeing its heaviest rain in a decade, Reality Check looks at India's extreme weather patterns....
03:20, 2019-07-11

Japan, hit by torrential rains, orders 800,000 to evacuate Japan ordered nearly 800,000 people on the southern island of Kyushu to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas on Wednesday as heavy...
08:36, 2019-07-03

More than 60 dead in South Africa after heavy rains At least 60 people have been killed and more than 1,000 have fled their homes after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides along South Africa's ea...
19:08, 2019-04-24

India set to see average monsoon rains this year India is likely to see average monsoon rains this year, the state-run weather office said on Monday, which should support agricultural production and...
14:20, 2019-04-15

At least 42 killed by monsoon rains in India: officials Sunday’s toll came days after reports of at least 59 fatalities in the past week amid forecasts that heavy rains would continue until Monday....
14:36, 2019-09-29

Amazon launches upgraded Amazon Fire 7 tablet with full Alexa hands-free mode Amazon launched an all-new Fire 7 tablet today, replete with a fully hands-free experience for its Alexa digital assistant. Read More...
15:24, 2019-05-16

Amazon charges sellers as much as $5,000 a month for customer service if they want a guarantee that they'll be able to talk to a real person (AMAZON) Brendan McDermid/Reuters Amazon charges third party sellers as much as $5,000 per month to gain access to a dedicated customer service person under i...
00:08, 2019-10-03

How to get free stuff on Amazon in 5 different ways, even without an Amazon Prime membership Shutterstock It's easy to get free stuff on Amazon in a few different ways, whether or not you subscribe to Amazon Prime. Until October 17, you can e...
21:36, 2019-10-15

How you can help Hurricane Dorian disaster relief The UN has said 70,000 have been made homeless in the Bahamas – here’s how to helpThe devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has left ...
22:24, 2019-09-08

Relief for Children’s Migraine Headaches New guidelines for therapies for children and adolescents can reduce or eliminate attacks of migraine and greatly shorten their duration....
11:44, 2019-10-07

How to Help Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts Over the weekend, Hurricane Dorian wreaked havoc over the Bahamas, damaging 13,000 homes and killing at least five people. As of Tuesday morning, Do...
19:28, 2019-09-03

First-time buyer relief: what does it mean and are we eligible? My husband bought a flat with his sister 10 years ago, but she bought him out three years later. Are we still eligible for first-time buyer relief - ...
18:00, 2019-05-01

M4 relief road: What is life like by the motorway? The proposed motorway has been called an "attack on nature" by some and a "godsend" by others....
11:24, 2019-06-04

What A Relief! The Only Thing That Matters Is Love! If you could use a pick-me-up, look no further, because today we have some incredible news for you: The only thing that matters is love!...
19:04, 2019-08-13

'Amazon being Amazon': Wall Street rushed to the e-commerce giant's defense after weak earnings. Here's what 5 firms had to say. (AMZN) Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters Amazon's stock shed about $40 billion in market value Friday after the ecommerce giant gave fourth-quarter guidance below Wa...
17:16, 2019-10-25

Amazon's suspended third-party sellers aren't receiving the 30-day notice period they thought Amazon inked (AMZN) David Ryder/Getty Images Amazon signed a pledge on August 16 with its third-party sellers that it would give a 30-day suspension notice before perma...
00:36, 2019-09-26

7 dead after monsoon rains cause building in India to collapse Building collapses are common in India during the June-September monsoon season, when heavy rains weaken the foundations of structures that are poorl...
04:36, 2019-07-15

Powerful, 'abnormal' rains lash Rio de Janeiro, killing at least three Torrential rains doused Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, killing at least three people and sowing chaos in Brazil's second largest city, which declared a s...
17:52, 2019-04-09

Italian island refunds hotel cost if it rains The Italian island of Elba has a new program called "Elba No Rain." Guests on the island during May can get their night's hotel fee refunded if it ra...
10:16, 2019-05-19

India rains to be above average for first time in six years: officials India is likely to receive above-average monsoon rains in 2019 for the first time in six years as seasonal rainfall continues longer than expected, t...
11:12, 2019-09-20

Two killed as torrential rains sweep away cars in Spain Two siblings died on Thursday when floodwaters caused by torrential rain dragged their car and flipped it over in eastern Spain, local emergency serv...
00:04, 2019-09-13

Dozens die due to heavy rains in India's Uttar Pradesh Almost 50 people have died in 24 hours due to heavy rains in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh, an official said on Saturday....
13:36, 2019-09-28

Powerful, 'abnormal' rains lash Rio de Janeiro, at least six dead Torrential rains doused Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, killing at least six people and sowing chaos in Brazil's second largest city, which declared a sta...
22:44, 2019-04-09

Iran expands evacuations as rains worsen floods Iran moved on Saturday to evacuate more towns and villages threatened by floods after continued rain in the southwest of the country, state televisio...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Ample flowering seen in Brazil's top coffee state, rains on the way Coffee trees all over Brazil's top producing state Minas Gerais have bloomed this week, marking the first major flowering for the new Brazilian coffe...
16:40, 2019-10-10

India: Several killed in building collapse after monsoon rains Monsoon rains caused a building to collapse in northern India, while 24 were swept away in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. The extreme weather has kil...
14:52, 2019-07-15

New Orleans battered by flooding rains ahead of possible hurricane New Orleans was battered by flooding rains on Wednesday that was associated with a weather system that could grow into first hurricane of the year. M...
06:16, 2019-07-11

Fears for cyclone-hit communities in Mozambique as rains return Torrential rain returned to batter northern Mozambique on Tuesday, derailing aid operations and dumping more water on the port city of Pemba just day...
14:56, 2019-04-30

1 dead, 3 rescued after vehicle swept away in Kentucky rains TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a man died after a family’s vehicle was swept away as they tried to cross a flooded bridge in Kentucky...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Torrential rains cause flooding, evacuations in southern India Torrential monsoon rains in the southern Indian state of Kerala caused a major landslide and flooding that has cut off some areas, forcing the evacua...
10:44, 2019-08-09

Heavy rains ground hundreds of flights at NYC airports Severe weather in the New York region forced hundreds of flight cancellations and delays at the area’s three major airports on Wednesday. As of...
03:56, 2019-08-08

Monsoon rains leave more than 100 dead in India and Pakistan Torrential monsoon rains have left at least 110 people dead in India and Pakistan. The hardest hit area has been the state of Kerala in southern In...
07:28, 2019-08-12

Japan, hit by torrential rains, orders over one million to evacuate Japan ordered more than one million people on the southernmost island of Kyushu to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas on Wednes...
13:28, 2019-07-03

The Latest: Coming rounds of rains hold key to flooding OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on flooding along the Mississippi River (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The National Weather Service at St. Louis says ra...
19:32, 2019-05-04

Relentless Rains A Drag On Local Garden Centers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — June is usually an ideal month for planting, but the owner of a local garden center says that the consistent rain in ...
23:20, 2019-06-19

Heavy rains lead to flooded roads in Switzerland BERLIN (AP) — Swiss media say four people have been injured after heavy rains in the west of the country saw rivers burst their banks and roads to be...
15:40, 2019-06-22

Heavy rains threaten floods in cyclone-hit Mozambique Heavy rains pounded northern Mozambique on Saturday, fuelling fears of flooding two days after a cyclone hit the coast, flattened buildings and knock...
11:28, 2019-04-27

Heavy rains cause commuter chaos in India's financial hub Monsoon rains stalled trains, delayed flights and disrupted traffic in Mumbai on Wednesday, and forecasters warned of more wet weather for India's fi...
15:40, 2019-09-04

Heavy rains threaten river flooding in central U.S. A swath of heavy rainfall and possible severe weather moving across the central United States on Thursday is threatening to flood several areas where...
21:16, 2019-05-02

Record rains in southern Japan cause floods, kill two Torrential rains caused floods and landslides on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu on Wednesday, killing at least two people and prompting autho...
07:24, 2019-08-28

Monsoon rains kill 30 people in Nepal, others missing Flash floods and landslides in Nepal triggered by monsoon rains killed 15 people and injured 12 overnight while another 18 have gone missing, officia...
16:56, 2019-07-13

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to th...
23:16, 2019-07-07

Amazon to make one-day shipping the standard on Amazon Prime The standard delivery time for your Amazon Prime orders will eventually take one day, not two....
19:52, 2019-04-26

Amazon is set to open 'Amazon's first grocery store' in 2020 This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your...
15:56, 2019-11-13

Jets get some relief with Le’Veon Bell’s MRI results At least the Jets don’t have to worry about a significant injury to their star running back. Quarterback Sam Darnold may be out a while after being d...
00:48, 2019-09-13

‘Everyone needs to do more’ to help suffering Venezuelans, says UN Emergency Relief Coordinator “Ordinary women, men and children face overwhelming challenges” just to survive in Venezuela today, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock said...
23:12, 2019-11-06

Ky. Representative Blocks Disaster Relief Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. (LEX 18)– A bill that would provide disaster relief to thousands across the country has still not passed. It was blocked Tuesd...
12:36, 2019-05-29

Rapeseed gets relief from rain but EU crop still set to shrink Rain brought some relief to European Union rapeseed crops this month, but analysts still expect this year's harvest to be the lowest in more than a d...
17:20, 2019-05-24

Relief from gas prices are expected during Memorial Day weekend NBC — The price of gas is up and down, but consumers may see a bit of relief this holiday weekend. According to Gas Buddy, the average price of...
02:12, 2019-05-25

Essential oils for neuropathic pain relief Neuropathy refers to conditions that damage or otherwise affect the nerves. A common symptom is pain. Some research suggests that aromatherapy with c...
22:48, 2019-04-17

Home remedies for relief from chickenpox symptoms There is no cure for chickenpox, but the infection usually clears up without treatment within a couple of weeks. In the meantime, people can use home...
03:04, 2019-08-15

Central Africans ‘need our help now’: UN’s deputy relief chief “Spikes of violence” in previously unaffected areas of the Central African Republic (CAR) have prompted new displacement, the United Nations Deputy E...
11:20, 2019-09-30

Republicans pushes tax relief through Kansas Legislature TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators have pushed a tax relief proposal through the Kansas Legislature. They are ignoring predictions from Gov. ...
17:28, 2019-05-05

Small relief for Biogen in MS drug approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Biogen Inc's new oral drug to treat multiple sclerosis, offering the drugmaker some relie...
16:04, 2019-10-30

Central Africans ‘need our help now’: UN’s deputy relief chief  “Spikes of violence” in previously unaffected areas of the Central African Republic (CAR) have prompted new displacement, the United Nations Deputy E...
23:24, 2019-09-04

'We owe it to them': Bahamian ships prepare for relief missions As a humanitarian crisis unfolded in the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, a flotilla of ships and boats was preparing on Wednesday to begin f...
01:40, 2019-09-05

For Mets, there’s no relief in sight — literally and figuratively First Edwin Diaz faced the music, as Jeurys Familia waited nearby at his locker. Then it was Familia’s turn. Batter up. “I think for any athlete, som...
10:32, 2019-06-15

This Fibre-Rich Corn Snack Is Perfect To Have With Tea While Enjoying The Rains This corn snack is packed with the goodness of corns and makes for a hearty tea-time treat...
16:16, 2019-07-09

Heavy rains in India kill 27, cripple financial capital Monsoon rains caused wall collapses that killed 27 people in India on Tuesday, as a second day of bad weather disrupted rail and air traffic in the f...
08:16, 2019-07-02

Heavy rains in India's Mumbai cause wall collapse that kills 13 A wall collapsed on shanties in India's financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people as a second straight day of heavy rain dis...
05:56, 2019-07-02

Ark Encounter LLC Files Lawsuit After Heavy Rains Damage Property (LEX 18) – The Ark may have been constructed to withstand 40 days and 40 nights of flooding, but Northern Kentucky’s Ark Encounter did no...
20:40, 2019-05-24

Monsoon rains cause multiple wall collapses in India, killing at least 30 Mumbai is looking to turn itself into a global financial hub but large parts of the city struggle to cope with annual monsoon rains....
14:28, 2019-07-02

Lack of forecast rains to prolong Australian bushfires threat Official weather forecasts for Australia out on Thursday showed no substantial rains for at least three months, providing grim news as firefighters b...
08:16, 2019-11-14

Heavy rains in India kill 30, cripple financial capital Wall collapses in Mumbai and nearby towns, caused by the worst monsoon rains in a single day in 14 years, killed 30 people on Tuesday and disrupted r...
13:44, 2019-07-02

Watch: Crabs invade Florida man's property during heavy rains A Florida man captured video of a crustacean invasion when heavy rains drove land crabs out of their burrows and onto his backyard porch screen....
19:20, 2019-07-12

13 people killed after wall collapses from heavy rains in India Reuters A wall collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people as a second straight day of heavy rain disr...
12:36, 2019-07-02

Pair Your Evening Tea With Chhole Tikki To Enjoy The Rains With Family Bring in a fresh breath of air into your precious tea time, by trying out this unique snack- chhole tikki! Chhole tikki is a patty made with chickpea...
12:24, 2019-07-11

India's monsoon rains 38% above-average this week-weather office Monsoon rains in India were above average in the week through Wednesday, the weather office said, as soybean and cotton growing central parts of the ...
14:44, 2019-09-11

Heavy rains in Ivory Coast threaten cocoa crop Unusually heavy rain last week in most of Ivory Coast's main cocoa growing regions has disturbed the development of the October-to-March main crop an...
16:24, 2019-10-14

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass ...
22:00, 2019-05-23

Rains help douse Bolivian forest fires after two-month inferno Heavy rains over recent days in the Bolivian Amazon have helped put out forest fires that have raged for two months across the land-locked South Amer...
17:44, 2019-10-07

Rains force pope to change Romania travel plans MIERCUREA CIUC, Romania (AP) — Pope Francis has arrived in Transylvania to visit Romania’s most famous shrine on a day of rain-soaked travel to...
11:28, 2019-06-01

India's monsoon rains below average levels for a fourth week India's monsoon rains were below average for a fourth straight week due to scant seasonal rainfall over central and western parts of the country, rai...
15:28, 2019-06-27

Ivorian cocoa farmers welcome rains amid concern over mid-crop Rains remained below average last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa-growing regions but were more abundant compared to previous weeks, which could ...
11:40, 2019-06-04

Parched India awaits monsoon rains as reservoirs begin to run dry Millions of Indians are desperately awaiting overdue monsoon rains as they struggle to secure drinking water amid a heat wave that is rapidly drying ...
11:40, 2019-06-04

Rains seen hampering coffee, cane harvest in Brazil, but will cease soon Ample rains in most of the sugar and coffee areas in Brazil this week are expected to bring harvest operations to a halt, but forecasts indicate prec...
11:40, 2019-06-04

India's monsoon rains above average for fourth straight week Monsoon rains in India in the week through Wednesday were above average for a fourth straight week, the weather office said, with floods hitting many...
16:52, 2019-08-21

Rains ease in southern Japan but landslide risks persist Heavy rains in southern Japan let up by Thursday, but authorities maintained evacuation orders for more than a million people, warning against a risk...
04:32, 2019-07-04

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

India to get above-average monsoon rains in next two weeks: weather official India is likely to get above-average rainfall in the next two weeks after receiving below average rains in the past two weeks, a weather department o...
14:56, 2019-07-25

India's monsoon rains seen average in 2019: weather office India is likely to receive average monsoon rains this year, the state-run weather office said on Monday, raising expectations of higher farm and econ...
12:44, 2019-04-15

Heavy rains lead Kentucky county to declare emergency MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — An eastern Kentucky county has declared a state of emergency due to damages from heavy rain and flooding. Clay County Emergenc...
16:24, 2019-06-19

Death toll in South Africa rains approaching 70, official says Almost 70 people have been killed in South Africa after torrential rains along the eastern coast, an official said on Thursday, and rescuers are stil...
12:32, 2019-04-25

Heavy rains in southern China leave 49 dead, 14 missing BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say 49 people have died and 14 others are missing since heavy rainfall hit southern China in early June. China’s dis...
13:20, 2019-06-12

India's monsoon rains 35% below average this week - weather office India's monsoon rains were 35% below average in the week ending on Wednesday, with little rainfall over the central, western and northern parts of th...
15:32, 2019-07-24

Rains aid in battling ponderosa pine fire near Flagstaff, Arizona Flames raged mostly unchecked for a third day through America's largest ponderosa pine forest, threatening thousands of residents in and around Flags...
04:12, 2019-07-24

India likely to get average monsoon rains in 2019: weather office India is likely to see average monsoon rains this year, the state-run weather office said on Friday, which should support agricultural production and...
10:56, 2019-05-31

Fresh rains slam storm-drenched Japan, killing at least four Torrential rains battered parts of eastern Japan, killing at least four people, causing rivers to overflow and prompting evacuation orders for hundre...
18:28, 2019-10-25

India receives 42% more rains than average this week - weather office India's monsoon rains in the week ending on Wednesday were above average for the second time since the start of the season on June 1, helping farmers...
14:24, 2019-07-31

Japan government says it will consider extra budget for typhoon relief Japan's government will consider drafting a supplementary budget if the 500 billion yen ($4.6 billion) it has in reserve for disaster relief is not e...
03:04, 2019-10-15

'Relief that Jumbo–Visma aren’t Team Ineos' "Orla Chennaoui, Dan Lloyd and Brian Smith say we can expect a thrilling finale to the Giro d’Italia as race favourite Primoz Roglic is unlikely to b...
20:48, 2019-05-23

The Famous Burney Relief: Who Was the Mysterious Mesopotamian Goddess? The Burney Relief (known also as the Queen of the Night) is a terracotta plaque from ancient Mesopotamia. The relief is dominated by a nude female fi...
20:12, 2019-05-05

Metallica donates $131K for relief of California wildfires The heavy metal act made the charitable donation through the All Within My Hands Foundation on Monday....
00:28, 2019-11-06

Meghan Markle's BFF Daniel Martin Says Documentary Was a "Relief" Meghan Markle's longtime makeup artist and good friend Daniel Martin says it was a "relief" to finally see her open up publicly about her struggle wi...
17:08, 2019-10-24

A Daunting Operation Offers Relief to Obese Teenagers Gastric bypass surgery works as well in adolescents as it does in adults, researchers report. But the procedure requires a major commitment....
20:52, 2019-05-16

Baltimore approves $10M in funding for cyber attack relief BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore City officials approved using $10 million in excess revenue to cover the ongoing cost of the cyber attacks that immobilize...
15:32, 2019-06-27

Mets’ Mickey Callaway can breathe sigh of relief — for 1 day Mea culpa Mickey is 1-0. And this time Mickey Callaway pushed his starting pitcher Jason Vargas to 117 pitches and a complete game, considering the s...
10:44, 2019-06-06

Relief and elation as Pinatubo stays unbeaten with Dewhurst win Young star odds-on with some bookmakers for 2,000 GuineasRace in May will be run on same course as Saturday’s successThere was a fair measure of reli...
12:08, 2019-10-13

The new Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer is a giant relief Our spiky hero no longer looks like a nightmarish experiment in avant garde taxidermy, but the cool, cuddly mascot we know and loveYou can almost hea...
19:00, 2019-11-12

Chelsea Manning seeks relief from fines for not testifying ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is seeking relief from accumulating fines of $500 a day for refusing to testi...
23:48, 2019-06-20

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national s...
05:36, 2019-07-02

Bahamas relief operation frustrated by approach of new storm A storm system threatening the Bahamas with more heavy downpours and strong winds on Friday hampered the search for 1,300 people missing in the wake ...
21:44, 2019-09-13

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study s...
20:56, 2019-07-02

Burger King Is Raffling Off Student Debt Relief Fast food giant Burger King has started a sweepstakes to cancel student for people who eat at their restaurants....
16:52, 2019-05-25

Rain gives Canadian farmers relief for now from three-year drought With drought turning Chad Ross's pastures brown, the Saskatchewan rancher sent 140 head of cattle to slaughter earlier than usual this spring, as the...
17:48, 2019-06-25

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds t...
00:16, 2019-05-24

Japan issues emergency warning after life-threatening rains in south Japan's meteorological agency issued an emergency warning to residents of Kyushu as the southern island suffered record levels of rain early on Wedne...
03:44, 2019-08-28

While rains swamp U.S. Midwest, parched soils hamper Canadian crops Unrelenting rains in the U.S. Midwest have stymied planting of corn and soybeans, while just slightly northwest on the Canadian Prairies, dry weather...
19:12, 2019-06-04

Rains ease, but record flood threats remain for parts of U.S. South Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Thursday as swollen rivers continued to rise, although the threat...
13:00, 2019-05-30

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old leve...
19:20, 2019-05-30

BREAKING: At least 17 killed including 4 children after wall collapses in torrential rains A WALL has collapsed during heavy rains in the west of India, killing at least 17 people including four children....
06:44, 2019-06-29

Pounding rains, flash floods drench northeastern United States Severe wind and rain in the northeastern United States left thousands without power on Tuesday, as a record-breaking heat wave ebbed and a flash floo...
19:56, 2019-07-23

Heavy rains batter India's Mumbai, disrupting air, rail traffic Heavy rains battered India's financial capital Mumbai on Monday causing disruption to the commuter train network, snarling traffic on water-logged st...
10:44, 2019-07-01

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47, dozens missing, injured The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government...
13:16, 2019-07-14

Torrential Imelda rains flood homes, snarl travel around Houston Rescuers in boats pulled people from flooded Houston-area homes, the city's airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost p...
22:32, 2019-09-19

Monsoon rains to arrive on India's southern coast on June 4: Skymet India's monsoon rains are expected to arrive on the southern Kerala coast on June 4 and deliver less rainfall than average in 2019, the country's onl...
13:36, 2019-05-14

India gets above-average monsoon rains for third straight week: weather office Monsoon rains in India in the week through Wednesday were above average for a third straight week, the weather office said, easing concerns of drough...
16:24, 2019-08-14

India's monsoon rains above-average for 2nd straight week: weather office India's monsoon rains in the week through Wednesday were above average for the second straight week, the weather office said, easing concerns of drou...
16:16, 2019-08-07

27 killed as monsoon rains collapse walls in India’s financial capital MUMBAI, India — Heavy monsoon rains in western India caused at least three walls to collapse onto huts and city shanties, killing at least 27 people ...
11:52, 2019-07-02

Anand Mahindra Salutes "Unsung Heroes" Who Brave Mumbai Rains In the midst of heavy rains, when business tycoon Anand Mahindra received his newspaper at his Mumbai home this morning - dry and on time - he took t...
08:20, 2019-07-02

Elderly couple killed as torrential rains sweep away cars in Spain An elderly couple died on Thursday when floodwaters caused by torrential rain dragged their car and flipped it over in eastern Spain, local emergency...
15:24, 2019-09-12

India: monsoon rains flood Bihar and Uttar Pradesh states More than 100 dead in deluge after delayed rains overwhelm inadequate drainage systemsMore than 100 people have died in flooding in the Indian states...
13:44, 2019-09-30

Torrential rains from storm Imelda submerge parts of southeast Texas Dangerous flash floods inundated parts of southeastern Texas on Thursday as Tropical Depression Imelda dumped the last of its rains, with the Nationa...
17:00, 2019-09-19

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hur...
02:28, 2019-07-11

India receives highest monsoon rains in 25 years: weather office India received 10% above average monsoon rains in 2019, the highest in 25 years as seasonal rainfall continues longer than expected, the weather depa...
15:04, 2019-09-30

Highest Indian monsoon rains in 25 years to boost winter crops Monsoon rains in India were 10% above average in 2019 and the highest in 25 years as seasonal rainfall continued longer than expected, the weather de...
17:24, 2019-09-30

India's monsoon rains above-average for second straight week: weather office India's monsoon rains in the week through Wednesday were above average for the second straight week, the weather office said, easing concerns of drou...
20:56, 2019-08-07

Dozens die in northern India as late monsoon rains trigger floods Retreating monsoon rains have led to deadly floods across wide areas of Uttar Pradesh stateA heavy spell of retreating monsoon rains has flooded wide...
02:44, 2019-09-29

Mississippi River barge shipping resumes after floods, but rains to return The upper Mississippi River fully reopened to boat and barge traffic this week for the first time since November as shippers scrambled to move a back...
19:12, 2019-05-17

Kenyan food, water scarcity will worsen as rains fail, Met Department says Kenya is likely to suffer from worsening food shortages and water scarcity as the rainy season fails, its meteorological department said on Tuesday....
14:36, 2019-04-16

Kenyan food, water scarcity will worsen as rains fail: Met Department Kenya is likely to suffer from worsening food shortages and water scarcity as the rainy season fails, its meteorological department said on Tuesday....
21:00, 2019-04-16

Heavy rains lash Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five Heavy rains pounded northern Mozambique on Saturday, fuelling fears of flooding two days after Cyclone Kenneth smashed into the coast, flattening bui...
15:44, 2019-04-27

As rains break, aid workers rush to reach cyclone victims in Mozambique Aid workers in northern Mozambique scrambled planes and helicopters packed with aid to communities cut off, sometimes without any supplies, for at le...
11:44, 2019-04-30

Storm-hit areas in Japan battered by heavy rains, at least 80,000 ordered to evacuate Torrential rains on Friday battered a wide swathe of eastern Japan that was hit by flooding and high winds from Typhoon Hagibis two weeks ago, sendin...
10:20, 2019-10-25

Storm-hit areas in Japan brace for heavy rains, 60,000 advised to evacuate A wide swath of eastern Japan hit by flooding and landslides from Typhoon Hagibis two weeks ago braced for more heavy rains on Friday, with evacuatio...
04:32, 2019-10-25

Midwest floods, local rains swell lower Mississippi River NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans office is asking to do something unprecedented: open a historic flood control struc...
20:04, 2019-05-09

Ivory Coast rains boost cocoa crop after dry spell: farmers Rainfall increased over most of Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week, farmers said on Monday, raising hopes for a recovery in growth after t...
17:12, 2019-05-06

Heavy rains, flooding displace hundred of thousands in East Africa Heavy rains and floods have killed more than 50 people and forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes across East Africa as researchers ...
18:16, 2019-11-06

Stewart solid in relief, Blue Jays beat Rays 4-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Reliever Brock Stewart allowed two hits over four scoreless innings in his Toronto debut as the Blue Jays withstood a late Tam...
00:08, 2019-08-08

Vegas deals F Erik Haula to Carolina in cap-relief deal RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights have traded forward Erik Haula to the Carolina Hurricanes for prospect Nicolas Roy and a conditional fi...
18:20, 2019-06-27

Nationals push for $1.3bn in drought relief to help party keep seats in next election Nationals policy document says party will have to ‘fight the next election on this issue’Nationals MPs are pushing for an extra $1.3bn in government ...
01:08, 2019-10-24

Bahamas: new cyclone threatens Hurricane Dorian relief efforts Tropical Cyclone Nine expected to drop up to 15cm of rain as operation to provide food and shelter continuesA tropical cyclone carrying heavy rain an...
04:36, 2019-09-14

Trump’s healthcare reimbursement plan could be a relief for small business Benefits present a challenge for small business owners, but a not-so-new solution could ease that anxietyAccording to a recent study from the Kaiser ...
07:40, 2019-10-31

Kevin Durant tell-all: Hard Knicks truth and Warriors relief Kevin Durant finally has broken his silence. And his words likely will trigger Knicks fans’ pain — and delight Nets fans big time. “If I was leaving ...
01:40, 2019-08-08

Northern Bahamas brace for new storm, hampering Dorian relief The leading edge of a potential tropical storm brought rain and wind to the Bahamas early Friday, complicating the search for 1,300 people missing in...
19:20, 2019-09-13

Nationals push for $1.2bn in drought relief to help party keep seats in next election Nationals policy document says party will have to ‘fight the next election on this issue’Nationals MPs are pushing for an extra $1.2bn in government ...
19:24, 2019-10-23

The Fiver | Breaking the record for the world’s longest sigh of relief Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Frank Lampard’s career as Chelsea manager has not got off to the most auspicious of beginnings. On...
18:04, 2019-08-12

Adam Gase’s film breakdown brought Sam Darnold relief A day after losing their opener to the Bills in heartbreaking fashion, the Jets were trying to figure out what went wrong, fix the problems and then ...
15:28, 2019-09-10

Trump court victory offers temporary relief for Keystone XL The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit brought by environmentalists to block the Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that the laws...
14:24, 2019-06-07

Hurricane Dorian: Tips to avoid disaster relief scams PHOENIX – To support those who have endured the tragic and devastating damage of Hurricane Dorian, many Arizonans have begun donating supplies ...
23:16, 2019-09-04

Salvation Army: Summer heat relief items needed TUCSON –As triple digits hit Tucson, The Salvation Army is asking for summer heat relief items. The Salvation Army is partnering with Albertsons and ...
18:48, 2019-06-11

Local volunteers join Hurricane Dorian relief efforts TUCSON — Volunteers with the Southern Arizona chapter of the American Red Cross are heading out to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian. Ele...
12:36, 2019-09-03

Stacey Dooley: Comic Relief work wasn't 'sinister' The presenter says she's willing to learn, but only had good intentions with her work in Africa....
10:12, 2019-06-13

The Great British Bake Off review – sweet relief in these trying times From a caramel schnauzer to a blood-spattered treasure chest, here’s another scrumptious series to save us from a sugar-free life. But have we been b...
23:12, 2019-08-27

Angels designate relief pitcher Cody Allen for assignment ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels designated Cody Allen for assignment Saturday, a day after the veteran relief pitcher gave up four...
19:32, 2019-06-15

Japan ramps up spending for typhoon relief, but workers are scarce Ravaged by a series of storms, including the worst typhoon in decades, Japan is ramping up spending on rescue, repair and clean-up. But there's a cat...
06:48, 2019-10-28

Greek prime minister promises bailout relief before polls ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s left-wing prime minister has promised crisis-weary voters a series of tax-relief measures before upcoming electi...
19:56, 2019-05-07

Boy Donated Savings To Hurricane Relief, So Disney Gifted Him VIP Trip Instead of going to Disney World, Jermaine Bell, 7, asked his parents to go to South Carolina on Labour Day weekend as he wanted to use his vacation ...
14:40, 2019-09-10

Doctor how? Why Torchwood’s slow death was a sweet relief for fans With half of the main team axed off, weird plots and a new US-centric tilt led to the show’s demiseAfter the successful regeneration of Doctor Who in...
20:28, 2019-05-06

Relief as Mustang remains fast after Supercars parity blow DJR Team Penske drivers Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin have both expressed relief at the ongoing speed of the Ford Mustang following the contr...
17:04, 2019-05-03

OPP issue warning after flood-relief scam reported in Huntsville OPP has received reports of people going door-to-door in the Huntsville area collecting money for food relief as a scam....
19:28, 2019-05-02

Look: New York state bed and breakfast offers 'cow cuddling' stress relief A New York state bed and breakfast says its latest offering, cow cuddling, is a European stress relief technique she learned about in the Netherlands...
19:40, 2019-07-24

Rescuers describe relief at spotting missing Hawaii hiker WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Three volunteer rescuers who found a hiker more than two weeks after she disappeared in a Hawaii forest described their elatio...
22:32, 2019-05-27

Israel-Gaza ceasefire a relief for residents within rockets' reach After two days of fighting between Israel and Gaza militants, Egypt has reportedly mediated a cease-fire. It's a relief for the residents of southern...
14:48, 2019-11-14

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relie...
22:56, 2019-05-28

Education Department Has Stalled on Debt Relief for Defrauded Students The Education Department failed to approve a single application for student loan relief in the second half of last year, according to new data, defyi...
21:00, 2019-04-09

Comic Relief to cut back on celebrity appeals after Stacey Dooley row Co-founder Richard Curtis's pledge comes after the row over Stacey Dooley's visit to Uganda....
12:00, 2019-06-12

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, ...
23:40, 2019-07-15

Rory McIlroy breathes sigh of relief after making BMW PGA Championship cut • McIlroy seals weekend spot with nerveless putt on 18th• Willett and Rahm lead the way on 11 under parIt was always likely to come down to this. Ror...
21:20, 2019-09-20

CC Sabathia’s ALCS confidence pushes Yankees to relief decision MINNEAPOLIS — CC Sabathia played catch for the second straight day Monday before the Yankees closed out the Twins in Game 3 of the ALDS at Target Fie...
16:28, 2019-10-08

Rory McIlroy breathes sigh of relief after making PGA Championship cut • McIlroy seals weekend spot will nerveless putt on 18th• Willett and Rahm lead the way on 11 under parIt was always likely to come down to this. Ror...
22:00, 2019-09-20

CC Sabathia bright spot in relief in Yankees’ 12-inning loss ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As he aged, CC Sabathia learned how to successfully retire big league hitters with a variety of off-speed pitches to go with a...
06:40, 2019-09-25

Disaster relief package on fast track after Shelby relents Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby is caving on his demand to add a key parochial provision to the long-stalled disaster aid bill, potenti...
01:04, 2019-05-21

U.S. lawmakers reach $19.1 billion disaster relief deal, no border aid U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's suppo...
22:24, 2019-05-23

U.S. Senate OKs $19.1 billion disaster relief bill, sends to House The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds t...
22:56, 2019-05-23

Coalition to unveil $1.5bn of drought relief in a bid to stem anger in the bush Stimulus package comes after months of wrangling about the government’s response to the record dry spellDrought relief worth more than $1.5bn that pu...
14:52, 2019-11-06

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster ai...
23:00, 2019-05-23

Targeted insurance offers French farmers some drought relief Hundreds of French farmers who signed up for specialist policies aimed at insuring against freak weather are getting swift payouts which could help t...
18:56, 2019-08-01

Oprah Winfrey donates $2 million to Puerto Rico relief Oprah Winfrey is donating $2 million to help rebuild Puerto Rico and support arts and cultural programs after the devastating 2017 hurricane....
21:08, 2019-04-11

Want to Escape Global Warming? These Cities Promise Cool Relief While climate change affects everywhere, some areas in America will be less affected than others. And some of those fortunate places, it happens, mig...
11:44, 2019-04-15

Bahamas: new storm threatens Hurricane Dorian relief efforts Tropical Storm Humberto expected to drop up to 15cm of rain as operation to provide food and shelter continuesA tropical storm carrying heavy rain an...
06:16, 2019-09-14

Senate OKs $19.1 billion disaster relief bill, sends to House The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds t...
23:24, 2019-05-23

Mets may turn to Steven Matz for Edwin Diaz relief Edwin Diaz isn’t losing his job just yet. Mets manager Mickey Callaway stood behind his struggling closer on Saturday following another blowup Friday...
03:56, 2019-07-07

Bolero Drives Past Jaguar In Mumbai Rains. Anand Mahindra Responds A video of a Mahindra Bolero SUV whizzing past a luxury Jaguar sedan on a water-logged road of Mumbai tickled social media's funny bone. Here is how ...
12:08, 2019-09-06

Storm halts flights into Houston, city braces for torrential Imelda rains All flights into Houston's international airport, one of the busiest in the United States, were halted on Tuesday as Tropical Depression Imelda inund...
18:28, 2019-09-19

Japan flooding: death toll rises to eight as heavy rains hit east of country Mudslides hit waterlogged areas in Chiba and Fukushima prefectures recovering from Typhoon HagibisThe death toll from torrential rains that caused fl...
06:24, 2019-10-26

Storm-hit areas in Japan battered by heavy rains, one dead, evacuations ordered Torrential rains on Friday battered areas of eastern Japan that were hit by floods and high winds from Typhoon Hagibis two weeks ago, killing at leas...
15:00, 2019-10-25

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

Torrential Imelda rains kill one, flood homes, snarl travel around Houston Authorities reported the first death linked to Tropical Storm Imelda, which dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, while rescuers in boats pu...
23:56, 2019-09-19

Torrential Imelda rains kill 2, flood homes, snarl travel around Houston Tropical Storm Imelda dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, killing at least two people, while rescuers in boats pulled hundreds from floode...
07:12, 2019-09-20

Monsoon rains to arrive on India's southern coast around June 8: weather office Monsoon rains are likely to enter India through the southern coast around June 8, the weather office said on Wednesday, marking the start of the four...
15:08, 2019-06-05

India likely to receive lower rains in June, monsoon to pick up in Aug-Sept: official India is expected to receive below average monsoon in June but rains are likely to pick up in August and September as the El Nino weather pattern is ...
15:32, 2019-06-07

Exclusive: India's monsoon rains to make up early shortfall - weather chief Monsoon rains in the coming weeks are likely to make up for a shortfall in the first two months of the season that began in June, the head of India's...
17:04, 2019-07-31

Heavy rains slow EU winter crop sowings, disrupt maize harvest Heavy rains have delayed grain sowings in parts of the European Union with the situation particularly severe in Britain where they could trigger a si...
13:08, 2019-11-08

India's summer crop planting lags as monsoon rains remain patchy Indian farmers have planted summer-sown crops on 68.9 million hectares, down 6.3% year on year, agriculture ministry data showed on Friday, marginall...
18:24, 2019-07-26

India faces weak monsoon rains, raising fears for crops, economy India's monsoon rains were below average for the fourth straight week, with rainfall scanty over central and western parts of the country in the week...
13:44, 2019-06-27

Monsoon rains turn millions of children’s lives ‘upside down’ across South Asia Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, and put the lives of millions mor...
19:12, 2019-07-18

Explainer: Why strong monsoon rains are not necessarily good news for Indian farmers India, one of the world's biggest agricultural producers, experienced its heaviest monsoon rains in 25 years this year....
05:52, 2019-10-11

India's monsoon rains below average in past week, raising crop worries India's monsoon rains were 20% below average in the week ending on Wednesday, the weather office said, as summer showers turned patchy over the centr...
09:04, 2019-07-18

India's monsoon rains cover half of the country: weather department official India's annual monsoon rains have covered nearly half of the country and conditions are favorable for further advancement into the central and wester...
10:08, 2019-06-24

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Ivory Coast rains to boost cocoa mid-crop, winds raise concern Above-average rainfall last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa regions should boost the April-September mid-crop but strong winds are worrying, farm...
10:42, 2019-04-09

India: scores dead as late monsoon rains inundate northern states More than 100 dead in deluge after delayed rains overwhelm inadequate drainage systemsMore than 100 people have died in flooding in the Indian states...
14:52, 2019-09-30

Ivory Coast rains make cocoa farmers hopeful for next main crop Above average rains in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions last week should boost the next main crop in autumn, while the April to September ...
17:20, 2019-06-17

Japan flooding: death toll rises to 10 as heavy rains hit east of country Mudslides hit waterlogged areas in Chiba and Fukushima prefectures recovering from Typhoon HagibisThe death toll from torrential rains that caused fl...
07:44, 2019-10-26

Barbados, Caribbean neighbors brace for heavy rains as Dorian churns west Residents of Barbados and other Caribbean islands braced for heavy rains as tropical storm Dorian churned west-northwest, with officials cautioning t...
09:20, 2019-08-27

Barry hammers the Gulf Coast with rains and flooding, New Orleans is spared the worst New Orleans had been braced for heavy rains Saturday, but instead had intermittent bands of moderate showers and occasional sunshine....
13:56, 2019-07-14

End of Fernando Ricksen’s suffering brings both heartbreak and relief | Stuart James Death of the former Rangers and Netherlands player brings to a close a brutal six-year battle with motor neurone diseaseThe call came just after 10am...
21:20, 2019-09-18

Iran leader approves tapping sovereign fund for flood relief Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has approved drawing up to $2 billion from the country's sovereign wealth fund for relief and reconstruc...
11:08, 2019-04-15

Daily on Healthcare: The ins and outs of the Sanders medical debt relief plan Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:48, 2019-09-23

FHR, StuLo offer local student loan debt relief program According to the Federal Reserve and New York Federal Reserve, more than 44 million borrowers across the U.S. collectively owe $1.5 trillion in stude...
15:48, 2019-09-19

Australian bushfires destroy more than 50 homes but cool change brings relief A cool change on Wednesday brought relief for firefighters battling massive bushfires in eastern Australia which destroyed 50 homes and saw flames co...
00:24, 2019-11-13

As U.S. heat wave breaks records, cooling centers offer relief With a record-breaking heat wave intensifying over much of the U.S. Midwest and East Coast through the weekend, it was a bad time for Annie McQueen's...
23:12, 2019-07-21

Bracebridge establishing flood relief committee to assist in distributing donations Bracebridge was under a state of emergency due to flooding from the end of April until mid-May....
20:52, 2019-07-16

How a bachelorette trip turned into a relief mission for the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian Watching the devastating news from the Bahamas during Hurricane Dorian, Rikki Kahley and her friends decided to cancel her bachelorette trip there....
19:28, 2019-09-18

Everton relief for Marco Silva as Bernard and Sigurdsson sink West Ham Perhaps Marco Silva was right not to panic after all. The Everton manager’s job looks a lot safer after his side inflicted a first away defeat of the...
15:44, 2019-10-19

Eoin Morgan feels excitement and relief as England open with World Cup win • England begin World Cup with fine victory over South Africa• Morgan: ‘It is a relief to be off and running, great to get a win’Ben Stokes soaked up...
23:20, 2019-05-30

Trump holds rally in Florida Panhandle, promises more hurricane relief U.S. President Donald Trump promised a swift infusion of federal aid to the Florida Panhandle seven months after devastating Hurricane Michael as he ...
05:32, 2019-05-09

Mosquito spray, diapers, flashlights cannot beat cash for Dorian relief Americans are piling power generators, bottled water and other critical supplies into well-meaning mountains of Bahamas hurricane relief, but disaste...
17:52, 2019-09-06

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in t...
01:48, 2019-06-19

Relief for Marco Silva after Everton’s Holgate and Richarlison sink Watford Goals from Mason Holgate and Richarlison spared Marco Silva’s blushes against his former club and sent Everton into the last eight of the Carabao Cup...
23:24, 2019-10-29

‘Historic’ new Syria talks should focus on relief for war-weary civilians, says UN negotiator Work on drafting a new foundational text for war-torn Syria officially began at the UN in Geneva on Wednesday with representatives from the Syrian Go...
17:24, 2019-10-30

Boeing getting a decent tailwind as investors breathe a sigh of relief on 737 MAX timeline Boeing's (BA) stock is getting a decent tailwind despite a sizeable EPS miss. We mentioned in our ea...
22:08, 2019-10-23

House passes revamped disaster relief package despite Trump eruptions House Democrats pushed through another multibillion-dollar disaster aid offer Friday — a vote that will be in vain if they can’t strike a deal that d...
19:00, 2019-05-10

Tropical storm nears northern Bahamas, complicating Dorian relief The leading edge of a potential tropical storm brought rain and wind to the Bahamas early Friday, complicating the search for 1,300 people missing in...
17:52, 2019-09-13

Trump teases Wall Street with hints of China-tariff relief A year ago, the prospect of imminent 10% tariffs on some $300 billion in Chinese imports would have sent Wall Street into a tailspin....
15:04, 2019-06-27

‘Dead to Me’ offers another TV anxiety attack; ‘Tuca & Bertie’ provides some larky relief Netflix dramedy stars Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini as newly widowed friends hiding some dark secrets....
17:32, 2019-05-02

New Brunswick begins talks with Ottawa on funds for flood relief and mitigation Blaine Higgs met with the federal finance minister Wednesday morning and says Bill Morneau was receptive to what's needed for flooding relief and fut...
20:52, 2019-05-01

Dorian relief suspended in Bahamas to prepare for Tropical Storm Humberto Although much weaker than the Category 5 hurricane that devastated Grand Bahama and Abaco islands, Humberto on Saturday followed a similar path for s...
02:04, 2019-09-15

Previewing 2020 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Projecting the top 20 relief pitchers Relief pitcher is especially difficult to rank this far out, with so many roles up in the air. Scott White offers a first glimpse of how the position...
21:36, 2019-10-15

Bar donates the $13,961 patrons stapled to the walls to Hurricane Dorian relief in the Bahamas It's a long-held tradition for patrons to staple money to anything they can at Siesta Key Oyster Bar: walls, ceilings and awnings. Now it'll go to a ...
21:20, 2019-10-02

U.S. signs asylum deal with Honduras that could force migrants to seek relief there WASHINGTON (NBC) -The Trump administration signed an asylum agreement with Honduras that could force asylum-seekers to seek protection in one of the ...
20:00, 2019-09-26

Shediac Bay Yacht Club looks for financial relief from the province post-Dorian People in the Shediac area are hoping the province will soon announce financial assistance to cover the costs of damage not covered by insurance....
22:20, 2019-09-24

India's August-September monsoon rains seen at 100% of long term average: weather office Monsoon rains in India are expected to be 100% of a long-term average in August and September, the weather office said on Thursday, making up for a s...
18:56, 2019-08-01

Life-threatening rains pound U.S. capital; White House basement offices leak Driving rains flooded parts of Washington, D.C., on Monday, shattering a daily record in just an hour, forcing 15 swift-water rescues from stranded ...
19:52, 2019-07-08

India's August-September monsoon rains seen at 100% of long term average - weather office Monsoon rains in India are expected to be 100% of a long-term average in August and September, the weather office said on Thursday, making up for a s...
09:52, 2019-08-01

Japan floods: At least two killed and 850,000 ordered to evacuate as torrential rains spark flooding and landslides At least two people have been killed as torrential rains sparked floods and landslides on the Japanese island of Kyushu....
08:56, 2019-08-28

Community groups in Halifax and Dartmouth offer ‘heat relief’ to vulnerable populations Several community organizations in the Halifax Regional Municipality who are working together to reduce the negative health effects vulnerable popula...
00:16, 2019-07-09

VAR chaos distracts from Pochettino’s relief as Spurs’ Alli pegs back Watford A late equaliser from Dele Alli spared Spurs fans another weekend of discontent, even if the quality of Tottenham’s performance suggested their curre...
18:56, 2019-10-19