Daily Archives: July 14, 2017
JOHANNESBURG — One of the world’s largest urban forests is under threat from a tiny beetle. The polyphagous shot hole borer is thought to have made its way to Johannesburg from Southeast Asia on packing crates or through the trade in plant materials. Trudy Paap, a forest pathologist at the University of Pretoria, discovered the […]
Eight stories in the news for Thursday, Aug. 16 —— BERNIE DOESN’T SPEAK FOR PARTY: SCHEER Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is under pressure to kick Maxime Bernier out of caucus after the maverick MP used his Twitter feed to renew an attack on “extreme Liberal multiculturalism.” Bernier tweeted last Sunday that promoting too much diversity […]
JAKARTA, Indonesia — The main global group for certifying sustainable wood has suspended plans to give its influential endorsement to Indonesian paper giant Sinarmas after revelations it cut down tropical forests and used an opaque corporate structure to hide its activities. The Forest Stewardship Council said Thursday that it had halted a process that could […]
PERTH, Australia — A 74-year-old man with terminal cancer said on Thursday he could die happy after reaching a 1 million Australian dollar ($727,000) landmark settlement against a Catholic religious order for sexual abuse he suffered in Australia more than 50 years ago. Paul Bradshaw was to testify on Thursday in the Western Australia state […]
FREDERICK, Colo. — Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case. The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into custody. Watt’s pregnant wife, 34-year-old Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste were reported missing Monday. The police said on […]
LOS ANGELES — It was looking all too familiar to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Another lead lost, another reliever buckling in a big moment. Only this time, after San Francisco Giants outfielder Andrew McCutchen hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to tie the game, the Dodgers did not wilt and their bullpen did […]
KABUL — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan after a deadly suicide bombing in a Shiite area of Kabul (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Police say gunmen have launched an attack on a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in the capital of Kabul. Officer Abdul Rahman told The Associated Press from the location […]
KABUL — Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the city’s Shiite residents held funeral services for the victims of a horrific suicide bombing the previous day that left 34 dead. Police officer Abdul Rahman told The Associated Press from the location of the morning […]
LAS VEGAS — As temperatures topped 110 degrees last week outside a Latin American grocery store in Las Vegas, 19-year-old Diara Hernandez bounded up to customers, greeting them with a smile and a clipboard to ask in Spanish if they’re registered to vote — or can vote. Hernandez, a College of Southern Nevada political science […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Brandon Hein was 18 when he and three other teenagers were charged in the 1995 stabbing death of the 16-year-old son of a Los Angeles police detective. One of Hein’s friends pulled a knife during a fistfight over marijuana. James Farris III died; Jason Holland testified that he committed the stabbings in […]
Paul Manafort lied to keep himself flush with cash for his luxurious lifestyle and lied some more to procure millions in bank loans when his income dropped off, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday.
You can catch the debate at 7pm on CBS2 and at CBSNewYork.com. We’ll also be simulcasting in Spanish on WLNY-TV 10-55.
A home run by Wilmer Flores in the ninth enabled the Mets to reach a season high in runs.
So how did it get there, and why wasn’t it cleaned up right away? For some, it was just another day at the beach for the MTA.
The riff heard round the political world was delivered during a speech blasting the president and his slogan, “Make America Great Again.”
Emergency crews showed up and found some people passed out and unresponsive, while others were complaining of nausea or were vomiting.
Police are on the hunt for a man they say is behind a frightening attack in Crown Heights.
A 18-year-old who managed to escape police custody in Brooklyn was back behind bars Wednesday evening.
The Yankees wasted their best chance in the fourth inning when Tampa Bay starter Jake Faria left the game with runners on first and second and one out.
The allegations are from several dioceses Pennsylvania, but they’ve reverberated around the country.
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Stylish celebs like Katie Holmes, Alyssa Milano and Amber Heard love the affordable and trendy sunglasses brand, Privé Revaux – and now you can shop their favorite styles at Nordstrom!
Notes from Franklin’s celebrity admirers and collaborators have poured in since news of her failing health became public earlier this week
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The new mom is serving up some fitspo four months after welcoming daughter True Thompson
Police continue to investigate the slaying of 49-year-old Beverly Jenkins, who was found dead early Sunday in west Atlanta
Aretha Franklin died on Thursday at age 76
Shanann Watts, 34, was 15 weeks pregnant when she and her children Celeste, 3, and Bella, 4, went missing on Monday from their Colorado home
The leading fashion publication is advocating for change in the modeling industry
$1 underground tunnel ride could link L.A. Metro with baseball stadium,
Extra-aged rums are starting to get a lot of attention.
In a year the stock market soared
“The results were really bad.”
According to a report from Reuters
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