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Endurance athlete attempts to swim between Caribbean islands

Endurance athlete Cameron Bellamy will attempt an unprecedented 150km swim from Barbados to St Lucia on Friday in an effort to complete the longest ocean swim i...

Endurance athlete attempts to swim between Caribbean islands

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Swimming: Endurance athlete completes longest ocean swim Endurance athlete Cameron Bellamy completed the longest recorded ocean channel swim on Sunday, covering the 151.7 km (94 miles) from Barbados to St Lucia in the Caribbean in 56 hours and 36 minutes, according to the official website tracking his prog...
13:00, 09/16/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian drenches Caribbean islands Tropical Storm Dorian has dumped rain on the Windward Islands of the eastern Caribbean as it gathers power on a path to brush past Puerto Rico’s southwest coast and hit the eastern Dominican Republic on Wednesday at near hurricane strength...
17:39, 08/27/2019

2019 Caribbean travel warnings: What islands are safe? The U.S. has issued travel warnings across the Caribbean citing crime, even at exclusive resorts. But at least 12 islands are considered safe.       ...
03:00, 07/24/2019

Storm Dorian likely to strengthen as it churns toward Caribbean islands Tropical Storm Dorian was likely to strengthen into a hurricane during the next two days as it churned westward in the Caribbean Sea, putting Puerto Rico, the Lesser Antilles and the Virgin Islands on alert, forecasters said on Sunday....
22:52, 08/25/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian heads for Caribbean islands, threatening to become a Category 1 hurricane Forecasters issued tropical storm warnings for several Caribbean islands as strengthening Tropical Storm Dorian approached the region Monday.        ...
08:52, 08/27/2019

'Hurricane conditions possible' as strengthening Tropical Storm Dorian heads for Caribbean islands Forecasters issued tropical storm warnings for several Caribbean islands as strengthening Tropical Storm Dorian approached the region Monday.        ...
22:00, 08/26/2019

JBL Endurance PEAK and Endurance RUNBT sports headphones launched in India JBL has announced the Endurance PEAK and Endurance RUNBT wireless sports headphones in India. The two new headphones join the existing JBL Endurance lineup- RUN, SPRINT, JUMP and DIVE, all of which have been available in India since September 2018. "...
14:52, 06/28/2019

JBL Endurance Peak, Endurance RunBT In-Ear Headphones Launched in India JBL by Harman, owned by South Korean tech major Samsung Electronics, on Thursday launched its Endurance Peak and Endurance RunBT in-ear headphones in India....
15:13, 06/28/2019

What to know about cardiorespiratory endurance Cardiorespiratory endurance provides an indication of a person's physical fitness and measures how well the heart, lungs, and muscles perform during physical activity. People can improve their cardiorespiratory endurance through regularly moderate to...
09:00, 06/18/2019

Pregnant People Are the Ultimate Endurance Athletes Carrying an 8-pound being inside your body during the entirety of waking hours is a super-human feat, probably as physically draining as running 5,000 marathons over a terrain of hot coals and quick sand. Now research more or less backs this up: A ne...
20:00, 06/06/2019

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
01:26, 06/07/2019

Toyota Is Definitely Going To Stick With This Endurance Racing Thing Being that Toyota is the first Japanese manufacturer to secure an overall Le Mans 24 victory since Mazda’s famed 787B win in 1991, I had high hopes that the company would stick around to fight into the next generation of regulations. While Porsche an...
05:13, 06/15/2019

Footballers 'reaching threshold of human endurance' Professional footballers around the world are reaching breaking point under the strain of constant matches, according to a new "At the Limit" report by FIFPRO....
03:00, 08/04/2019

A Performance Artist Testing the Limits of Her Own Endurance In deeply personal works such as the acclaimed “Bronx Gothic,” Okwui Okpokwasili explores ideas of cultural memory through poetry and visceral body-wringing choreography....
20:13, 08/07/2019

Romania's 'Sunday for Future' proves a test of endurance Romanians abroad wanting to vote in European Parliamentary elections had to wait hours to cast their ballot. Dana Alexandra Scherle queued outside Romania's consulate in Bonn to take part. This is what she experienced....
05:39, 05/28/2019

Qantas Wires Up People for 19-Hour Endurance Flight Global airlines are vying to operate ultralong flights made possible by new fuel-efficient aircraft. What isn’t clear is how long people will be willing to sit in a plane, and what airlines can do to improve the passenger experience and keep pilots a...
13:52, 08/22/2019

Qantas to Test Human Endurance for a 19-Hour Flight Global airlines are vying to operate ultralong flights made possible by new fuel-efficient aircraft. Airlines want to see what they can do to improve the passenger experience and keep pilots and crew alert....
22:39, 08/22/2019

All-Electric Porsche Taycan Achieves 24 Hour Endurance Run Porsche's first electric sports car - the Taycan - had a successful endurance test over 24 hours that saw it drive 3,425 kilometres non stop. The test was carried out at Italy's Nardo high-speed......
20:52, 08/19/2019

Sandown set to lose Supercars endurance race slot to The Bend Sandown could lose its two-driver enduro format in 2020, as Supercars has confirmed it is in talks with The Bend Motorsport Park about a new long-distance race...
11:00, 06/19/2019

Pregnancy is the ultimate endurance test. If a man says it, it must be true | Suzanne Moore You can keep your Tour de France or your Arctic treks, growing and pushing out a human is the hardest work a person can doWhen Harry spoke to the press in his dazed and delighted way after Meghan had given birth, he said: “How any woman does what the...
09:00, 06/08/2019

Electric Porsche Taycan completes endurance run ahead of launch Zero-emission Porsche has completed a 24-hour test run ahead of early September launch Porsche has continued its development programme for the Taycan electric sports car ahead of its launch next month ahead of the Frankfurt motor show, completing 21...
10:52, 08/19/2019

Burnout: Soccer stars 'reaching threshold of human endurance' Professional footballers around the world are reaching breaking point under the strain of constant matches, according to a new "At the Limit" report by FIFPRO....
17:39, 08/02/2019

Robotic exosuit designed to boost endurance when walking and running Scientists have developed a revolutionary new lightweight exosuit that can boost walking and running. The high-tech suit, which potentially could be worn by first responders like firefighters and rescue workers navigating challenging terrain, weighs ...
07:39, 08/17/2019

Flag-waving 63-year-old gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance Alexandra Wong, 63, who has smaller Union Jack flags pinned to her clothes and bags, has been on the front lines of mass protests in the former British colony and sometimes in tense standoffs between police and student activists....
18:00, 07/03/2019

BTCC title-winning squad Dynamics enters TCR Spa 500 endurance race Title-winning British Touring Car Championship squad Team Dynamics has entered an Audi RS3 LMS into the TCR Spa 500 race at the Belgian Grand Prix venue in October...
21:39, 08/16/2019

Flag-waving Grandma Wong gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance Among the hundreds of thousands of protesters who have clogged the streets of Hong Kong in recent weeks, silver-haired, bespectacled "Grandma Wong", usually seen waving a large British flag, stands out....
21:39, 07/03/2019

Scientists found the upper limit to human endurance, right before your body starts eating itself Shutterstock A new study says there is a definite limit to human endurance — beyond which our bodies start breaking down. For long-term levels of exertion, that limit is burning calories at 2.5 times our resting metabolic rate. After that, ou...
00:52, 06/08/2019

Think You Can Stay Sane On a 20-Hour Flight? This Airline Is Testing the Long-Haul Endurance Challenge Qantas Airways will run marathon ghost flights from New York and London to Sydney carrying just a few staff to see how the human body holds up before commercial services start. Qantas said Thursday it will simulate the world’s longest direct fl...
19:26, 08/22/2019

What Are The Best Swim Trunks? Whether you’ve already done your first cannonball of the year, or if your nearest pool isn’t opening until Memorial Day, it’s time to start thinking about your swim trunks. Recent years have seen trendy new DTC brands competing with the big guys, but...
03:26, 05/07/2019

'If you got a body, you're an athlete' - Semenya "Caster Semenya attended a women\u0027s race in South African capital Pretoria on Saturday, just four days after effectively being barred from defending her 800 metres title at the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar."...
05:52, 08/04/2019

The Swim Trunks You Want and Need This Summer Spotting a guy in a workout class is (incomprehensibly!) rare, so I’m here to tell you that if you’ve never heard an instructor shout “Swimsuit season is coming!!!!!” at you as a reason to push through the last 30 seconds of mountain climbers...well,...
02:39, 05/30/2019

Nothing Bad Will Happen If You Swim Right After Eating Until someone asked me about it yesterday, I had completely forgotten about the childhood ritual of sitting and whining poolside after a meal. Do you really need to keep kids out of the water for a full hour? Is half an hour okay? Ten minutes? Friend...
16:13, 05/29/2019

Russian athlete Savina gets 12-year ban Russian middle distance runner Kseniya Savina has been suspended for 12 years after she was found to have taken a banned substance and then provided false medical documents to avoid sanctions, the Athletics Integrity Unit said on Wednesday....
14:26, 05/08/2019

For Emma Gee, being the only out LGBTQ athlete at BYU is complicated BYU's Emma Gee, a track and cross-country runner, became the first athlete in the Mormon institution’s 143-year history to be publicly out last year.       ...
16:52, 07/03/2019

Start Teaching Your Kids to Swim at Age 1, According to the AAP The American Academy of Pediatrics wants parents of kids of all ages to be vigilant about water safety, particularly toddlers and teenagers, who are at the greatest risk for drowning. But it may have also identified the sweet spot for when parents sh...
20:13, 05/30/2019

These Are Our Readers' Six Favorite Swim Trunks Summer’s fast approaching, so if your swim trunks are on their last legs, or if you’re just ready for a new style or a better fit, these six reader recommendations are a great place to start your search....
07:39, 05/10/2019

Croc dad goes for a swim with 150 floating babies This crocodilian – a relative of the crocodile – hasn’t been sprinkled with chocolate strands, it’s just its offspring trying to clamber on its back to sunbathe...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Transcontinental Race: Germany's Fiona Kolbinger becomes first female winner of endurance race Germany's Fiona Kolbinger beats more than 200 men to become the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race, riding more than 2,485 miles across Europe....
18:13, 08/06/2019

No arrests in killing of athlete, wounding of NFL draftee No arrests have been made in the fatal shooting of a Washburn University football player in Kansas and wounding of an NFL draftee        ...
16:26, 04/29/2019

Georgia athlete falls onto javelin, has surgery Georgia track athlete Elija Godwin was impaled by a javelin already in the ground during practice Tuesday. He had surgery and is expected to make a full recovery....
21:39, 05/08/2019

Athlete Gabriele Grunewald dies at 32 from cancer • Runner continued to train and race for decade after diagnosis• Athlete was the US champion over 3,000m indoors in 2014The American runner Gabriele Grunewald has died at the age of 32 from cancer.Grunewald lived with the disease for a decade and con...
13:26, 06/12/2019

| Mexican Olympic athlete banned for doping World and Olympic 20km walk silver medallist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez of Mexico has been banned for four years for doping, the Athletics Integrity Unit said Friday....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Why athlete sold possessions and moved to Italy British hurdler Andrew Pozzi talks about a career-defining coaching switch, the challenge of a long-distance relationship and the joys of British daytime TV....
11:26, 06/06/2019

Track coach charged with molesting ex-athlete One-time Olympian and longtime coach Conrad Avondale Mainwaring was arrested on charges of molesting a former athlete -- one of nearly three dozen men who told Outside the Lines the coach sexually abused them over the past 44 years....
10:52, 06/20/2019

Endurance cyclist 'Googled' training tips to get ready for Invictus Games A soldier-turned-model who lost his right arm and shoulder in a motorbike crash trained himself as an athlete for the Invictus Games using YouTube and Google....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Bear Attempts To Go On Joyride In Kentucky Man’s Car GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WFIE) – An Owensboro man almost had to make a bizarre insurance claim. WFIE reports that Chad Morris, an Owensboro barber, was vacationing in Gatlinburg when he found his car being over-taken with a family of bears. “I was te...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian nears Caribbean Tropical Storm Dorian was approaching the Caribbean early Tuesday. Forecasters say the storm could brush by Puerto Rico as a Category 1 Hurricane late Wednesday before striking the southeast corner of the Dominican Republic early Thursday. (Aug. 27) ...
20:13, 08/27/2019

Behind the exhibition aiming to move Caribbean art 'away from trauma' In The Other Side of Now, 14 young artists are looking to the future of the region rather than focusing on the past“Is it possible to move Caribbean art, or art of the Caribbean diaspora, away from trauma and catastrophe?” asks María Elena Ortiz, who...
08:52, 07/19/2019

Toxic seaweed a menace to Caribbean tourists Tourists to the Caribbean may not realize that a brown drifting seaweed that's been piling up on beaches in recent years is dangerous, researchers say....
23:00, 07/26/2019

Hurricane on track for Florida after strike in Caribbean Hurricane Dorian poses an increasing menace to Florida as it pushes over open waters after doing limited damage in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands...
15:13, 08/29/2019

Jamaica beats US 1-0, 2nd home loss vs Caribbean since ’69 WASHINGTON (AP) — Jamaica dealt the U.S. just its second home defeat to a Caribbean nation in a half-century, beating the Americans 1-0 in an exhibition on Wednesday night that made coach Gregg Berhalter’s new-look team appear far from prepared...
06:00, 06/06/2019

US accuses Venezuela jet of aggressive action over Caribbean U.S. authorities say a Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane flying in international airspace over the Caribbean, underscoring rising tensions between the two nations...
18:52, 07/21/2019

Ex-Caribbean soccer official hit with $79 million judgment  A former Caribbean soccer official fighting extradition in the FIFA bribery scandal has been ordered to pay $79 million in damages from a related U.S. lawsuit....
12:39, 07/11/2019

These women went to the Caribbean, not to sip margaritas, but to freeze their eggs together Women 'Freeze with a Friend' or take group 'egg-cations' to get discounts, split costs of expensive egg-freezing treatments at clinics.        ...
20:13, 05/10/2019

Summer 2019 on sale at Caribbean resorts The Caribbean is often thought of a winter-getaway destination, but there's something to be said for off-season prices.       ...
21:26, 06/11/2019

Storm Roars Through Caribbean but Spares It the Worst The storm slammed the Virgin Islands and skirted Puerto Rico on Wednesday with high winds and drenching rains. By Monday, it could be threatening Florida as a Category 3 hurricane....
07:52, 08/29/2019

We've only just found out exactly how sperm wiggle their tails to swim It turns out that sperm repeatedly switch between swimming forward and a state of frenzied thrashing around, but we still don’t know exactly how they get to the egg...
20:00, 04/28/2019

| First blood to Sun in world swim grudge match China's controversial champion Sun Yang topped qualifying in the 400m freestyle at the FINA World Championships to set up a final that will be bubbling with hostility....
12:13, 07/21/2019

Swim instructor charged with neglect over boy's near death A Florida swim instructor has been charged with child neglect over the near death of a 3-year-old boy who slipped underwater for more than two minutes while under her supervision....
13:00, 05/31/2019

Mesmerizing images from synchronized swim championships Synchronized swimmers from around the world compete in various swimming events at the 2019 FINA World Championships in South Korea.       ...
12:00, 07/17/2019

Frequently driving your young athlete to games? These are the best cars for you Young athletes today compete year-round in a variety of clubs and travel to tournaments, usually with staggering amounts of equipment.       ...
16:52, 06/26/2019

Russian athlete Savina gets 12-year doping ban: federation Russian middle-distance runner Kseniya Savina has been banned for 12 years for anti-doping violations by global athletics authorities, the Russian athletics federation said on Wednesday....
09:52, 05/08/2019

Tennis Star Coco Gauff Is About to Become Your New Favorite Athlete The U.S. Open is just around the corner, and fans can't wait to see Cori "Coco" Gauff hit the court. The 15-year-old athlete has secured a wild-card entry for the......
23:52, 08/21/2019

Pro athlete trades cricket for a life in India's wilderness It's been 30 years since Saad Bin Jung traded his career as a first-class cricket player for a life in the wilderness. Today, he spends his days photographing wildlife at The Bison, a luxurious ecotourism resort....
04:13, 06/10/2019

Sprinter Dutee Chand is India’s first openly gay athlete The runner, who is training for the World Championships and Tokyo Olympics, made the announcement months after the country lifted an age-old ban on gay sex....
18:26, 05/20/2019

Sprinter Dutee Chand Becomes India’s First Openly Gay Athlete Ms. Chand, a runner on India’s national track and field team with hyperandrogenism, had previously made headlines for fighting to compete against women....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Athlete Semenya loses appeal over testosterone rules Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her appeal against rules that mean female athletes with high natural levels of testosterone must take medication to reduce it....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Austrian Athlete Freed By Kidnapper After Complimenting His Orchids A young Austrian triathlete kidnapped while riding her bike talked her way to freedom by complimenting her captor's orchids, a police source said Saturday, confirming press reports....
02:13, 07/28/2019

Parents are stunned athlete son accused in synagogue attack The man accused of opening fire inside a Southern California synagogue was an accomplished student, athlete and musician whose embrace of white supremacy and anti-Semitism has dumbfounded his family and others who thought they knew him well....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Ex-US Olympic dressage athlete charged with attempted murder MORRISTOWN, N.J. — A former U.S. Olympic dressage athlete is accused of shooting a woman at his New Jersey farm where he trains equestrian athletes. Prosecutors in Morris County on Thursday charged 54-year-old Michael Barisone with two counts of atte...
13:00, 08/09/2019

Nike to Change Pregnancy Policy in Athlete Contracts Nike said it is adding language to new contracts for female athletes that will protect their pay during pregnancy, after coming under fire for cutting compensation for some athletes....
11:26, 05/18/2019

UA student athlete awarded the Merrill P. Freeman Medal TUCSON –  Katrina Konopka, an All-American swimmer and Scholar All-American, has been awarded the Merrill P. Freeman Medal. The UA Administration selects two students annually to receive the prestigious award based on several qualifications, in...
08:52, 05/11/2019

FBI raids Jeffrey Epstein's private Caribbean island Expert says financier’s death may reduce legal issues with evidence as search beginsThe FBI has raided Jeffrey Epstein’s private island in the Caribbean, in a further sign the death of the financier will not halt scrutiny of his alleged sex traffick...
14:13, 08/13/2019

Prince’s $11M Caribbean estate has a sprawling purple driveway Prince’s tropical estate in Turks and Caicos just sold for $10.8 million. The late singer purchased the Caribbean property in 2011 and added a purple driveway. Other perks include six bedrooms, a pool, tennis court, marina, private beaches and a home...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Taiwan president to transit U.S. during trip to Caribbean allies Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will transit through the United States this month on a tour of diplomatic allies in the Caribbean, Deputy Taiwan Foreign Minister Miguel Tsao said on Monday, in a move likely to anger China....
05:26, 07/01/2019

Royal Caribbean is growing in China despite the economic slowdown — here's why "We're having a record year there. It's much better than last year. It continues to improve," Royal Caribbean CEO Richard Fain tells Jim Cramer....
02:13, 07/26/2019

Millionaire fan snatches up Prince’s lavish Caribbean estate A Turks and Caicos estate owned by late pop music icon Prince has sold for $10.8 million, the Wall Street Journal reports. The “Purple Rain” star, who died in 2016 at age 57, fittingly outfitted the spread with a driveway and a private movie theater ...
22:52, 06/20/2019

Scientology cruise ship quarantined in Caribbean for measles Authorities on St. Lucia say they quarantined a ship owned by the Church of Scientology after a case of measles aboard. This comes as the world sees a resurgence of the sometimes deadly disease....
12:26, 05/03/2019

Catch the summer breeze on this hidden Caribbean island If you and your partner are trying to plan an easy breezy honeymoon, the small, unpsoilt island of Nevis is a great choice — quite literally. Nevis is the smaller of the two Caribbean islands that make up the nation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, and the ...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Jamaica beats US 1-0, 2nd home loss vs Caribbean since '69 Jamaica dealt the U.S. just its second home defeat to a Caribbean nation in a half-century, beating the Americans 1-0 in an exhibition that made coach Gregg Berhalter's new-look team appear far from prepared for the CONCACAF Gold Cup  ...
06:39, 06/06/2019

Jeffrey Epstein investigation expands to France, Caribbean The investigation into accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein has branched out overseas -- as authorities are now examining his properties in France and the Caribbean....
17:52, 08/13/2019

Hurricane Dorian on track for Florida after strike in Caribbean Dorian is expected to grow into a potentially devastating Category 3 hurricane before hitting the U.S. mainland late Sunday or early Monday somewhere between the Florida Keys and southern Georgia....
18:00, 08/29/2019

Campillo relieved at 1st European Tour win in 229 attempts Spanish golfer Jorge Campillo overcame a poor start in the fourth and final round before posting a 2-under 71 to win the Trophee Hassan II by two shots on Sunday        ...
00:39, 04/29/2019

Trump's attempts to keep asylum seekers out of the US have hit 5 big hurdles The Trump administration has pursued a number of policies to reduce access to the US for asylum seekers. But those maneuvers, which come amid increasing arrivals of asylum seekers at the US's southern border, have hit legal, practical and political h...
02:52, 05/02/2019

AOC loved Spanish-speaking attempts by Dem debaters Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she loved Spanish-speaking attempts by some of the Democratic presidential candidates Wednesday night, but found their question dodging in the language “humorous.” The Bronx Democrat spoke with ...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Good For Him! This Man Is Getting More Joy From Pushing A Big Air Bubble Out Of His Swim Trunks Than He Has From Anything Else In Years Sometimes it’s the simplest little pleasures that leave the biggest impacts on our lives, and here’s a story that proves it: This man is getting more joy from pushing a big air bubble out of his swim trunks than he has from anything else in years....
00:39, 08/07/2019

Matthew Street Will Stay Home and Swim For Kentucky LEXINGTON, Ky- Matthew Street will graduate a swimming legend at Henry Clay High School. Street holds five school records, and his Coach Daniel Porter told LEX18 if he swam more events he could’ve broken every single school record. Street’...
02:39, 05/28/2019

Can Russia’s rouble swim against the falling tide of EM currencies? With new US sanctions looming over Russia and the effects of higher oil prices largely already priced in, will the Russian rouble sink or swim as we approach the end of 2018?...
19:52, 04/28/2019

Patagonia Makes Our Readers' Favorite Swim Trunks Six solid finalists made the cut in this week’s swim trunk Co-Op, but in the end, they all had to clear out of the pool for Patagonia, which took both of the week’s top prizes....
02:39, 05/11/2019

Pool Slides: They're Not Just for Swim Team Practice Anymore The year is 1994. Keanu Reeves is the biggest box office heartthrob on the planet, Donald Trump is saying stupid shit on TV, and pool slides are the epitome of style for an entire generation....
03:13, 06/15/2019

Form unveils $200 AR swim goggles you can wear underwater Sports technology company Form announced the Form Swim Goggles, which enable athletes to view performance metrics on an augmented reality display.Read More...
11:13, 07/09/2019

Florida dad threw son, 5, into ocean to ‘teach him to swim’: cops A drunk Florida man tried “teaching” his 5-year-old son how to swim by allegedly tossing him into the Atlantic Ocean — and then proceeded to do backflips off a nearby pier as the boy struggled to stay afloat, cops said....
18:13, 07/18/2019

You can soon swim in a rooftop pool overlooking the runway at JFK Airport TWA Hotel, opening May 15, will include a rooftop pool overlooking JFK Airport open to guests and non-guests alike.        ...
22:39, 04/29/2019

Firefighters swim through flash flood, save driver Severe weather in Louisiana caused a flash flood that swept away a woman's car, forcing rescuers to save the woman.        ...
18:26, 06/07/2019

| American Manuel embraces role as swim trailblazer When Simone Manuel was growing up, people laughed at her for wanting to become a swimmer, telling her to take up basketball or track and field instead....
15:00, 07/19/2019

New pro swim league to hold meets in US, Europe this fall NEW YORK (AP) — A new professional league for elite swimmers will launch in October with meets in seven cities across the U.S. and Europe, ending with a championship in a temporary pool in Las Vegas. The International Swimming League announced its sc...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Form's Swim Goggles are the first great wearable for swimmers What you're looking at sells why you'd ever want a pair of Form's new Swim Goggles more than any spec sheet or press release. Its transparent display sits over one of your eyes, serving up real-time stats about how well you're swi...
09:00, 08/07/2019

Migrant: Young family ignored advice against border swim Migrant says she tried to discourage young family from El Salvador from trying to swim across the Rio Grande when they appeared in the Mexican border city of Matamoros over the weekend with fear already on their faces...
06:52, 06/27/2019

Bike, swim and run to help children in need at Tri for Kindness Sprint Triathlon TUCSON – Santa Claus is coming to town a little early this year. With hopes of burning the extra cookie pounds from last Christmas, Kris Kringle with be making an appearance at La Mariposa Resort and Spa Sept. 7 for the 10th annual Tri for Kind...
21:00, 07/02/2019

‘Being in love is not a crime’: India’s first openly gay athlete is surprised by the support Dutee Chand, 23, a decorated sprinter, said the reception has been far more supportive than angry, a sign of changing mores in India, where gay sex was against the law until last year....
16:00, 06/07/2019

14-year-old athlete tipped for NFL stardom shot dead at party Jaylon McKenzie was killed in Venice, Illinois, on SaturdayEighth grader had received college football scholarship offersA 14-year-old featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule the future of sports has been shot dea...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Thousands raised in memory of San Miguel High athlete, mariachi TUCSON – San Miguel High School alum Victoria Teresa Arias died tragically in the family pool just a couple months after her graduation. She was set to attend St. Mary’s on a full scholarship. Now, her family is continuing her legacy, and...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Ben Simmons becomes Australia's richest athlete with huge 76ers deal Contract extension worth $US170m ($A242m)All-Star to stay in Philadelphia for five yearsBen Simmons has agreed to a $A242m contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers in the richest deal by an Australian athlete.But doubt still hangs over whether ...
02:26, 07/16/2019

Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics After two U.S. athletes protested at the Pan American Games, Olympic demonstrations seem inevitable. But what form will they take, and what impact can they have?...
06:26, 08/14/2019

No Athlete Has Benefitted From Haryana Sports Policy, Says Vinesh Phogat Vinesh Phogat's reaction came after the Haryana sports minister claimed that his government has always given the biggest prize money as compared to the other states....
14:00, 06/27/2019

UCLA’s Garcia wins Collegiate Woman Athlete of Year LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA softball player Rachel Garcia has been named Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year. Garcia was presented with the Honda Cup on Monday night in a ceremony at Galen Center on the USC campus. The junior pitcher from Palmdale, Cali...
07:26, 06/25/2019

Spanish athlete is first to stand-up paddleboard across Pacific Ocean: report Spanish endurance athlete Antonio de la Rosa reportedly became the first person to stand-up paddleboard across the Pacific Ocean after he paddled his way into Hawaii from California on Saturday....
13:00, 08/28/2019

Civil rights probe opened into transgender athlete policy The federal Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation into Connecticut's policy that allows transgender high school athletes to compete as the gender with which they identify....
15:26, 08/09/2019

Thousands raised for memory of San Miguel High athlete/mariachi TUCSON – San Miguel High School alum Victoria Teresa Arias died tragically in the family pool just a couple months after her graduation. She was set to attend St. Mary’s on a full scholarship. Now, her family is continuing her legacy, and...
10:13, 06/05/2019

Intel will use multi-camera, 3D athlete tracking in the 2020 Olympics Intel plans to bring 3D athlete tracking (3DAT) to the 2020 Olympics. Today, the company announced that its 3DAT system will use four cameras to film athletes in the 100-meter and other sprinting events. Algorithms will then analyze the biomechanics....
22:52, 09/11/2019

Russian athlete and model Margarita Plavunova dies while training Russian athlete Margarita Plavunova has been found dead on the side of the road while out jogging during a training session. The champion hurdler, 25, was discovered in the Morshansky District in the Tamblov Oblast region of western Russia. She suffe...
21:52, 08/22/2019

Russian model, track athlete found dead on roadside after going for run A Russian track athlete and model turned up dead on the side of the road earlier this week after she'd gone on a training run, according to a report. ...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian could strengthen to hurricane as it reaches Caribbean Forecasters say Tropical Storm Dorian, the fourth tropical storm of the season, has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph.        ...
17:13, 08/25/2019

Mexico struggling to deal with seaweed invading some of its Caribbean beaches Mexico has spent $17 million so far to remove over a half-million tons of sargassum seaweed from its Caribbean beaches.       ...
17:13, 06/28/2019

Germany hosts Latin America and Caribbean conference in Berlin More than 20 foreign ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean have converged on Berlin, albeit without Venezuelan representation. Germany is trying to revitalize lagging diplomatic and trade ties with the region....
11:26, 05/28/2019

Conch Bar Caves: The Largest Non-Submerged Cave System of the Caribbean The Turks and Caicos Islands (often abbreviated to TCI) are a British Overseas Territory known primarily as a tourist destination and as an offshore financial center. ...
15:26, 08/05/2019

Images from space show Hurricane Dorian strengthening in the Caribbean NOAA GOES-East Hurricane Dorian is expected to strengthen to a major hurricane — Category 3 or above— as it moves over warm Atlantic waters in the next couple of days. The storm could hit Florida as a Category 4 hurricane on Monday. Nati...
01:52, 08/30/2019

Tourists flock to Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘pedophile island’ in the Caribbean Tourists have been flocking to Jeffrey Epstein’s so-called “Pedophile Island” in the Caribbean — in the wake of the wealthy financier’s apparent suicide behind bars. Little St. James Island, regarded by the feds as Epstein’s primary residence i...
16:52, 08/15/2019

Delaware Mom Opens Up After She Says She Was Brutally Attacked While Vacationing At Caribbean Resort (TODAY) – A Delaware woman who said she was brutally attacked and left for dead while vacationing at a Dominican Republic resort is sharing her story to caution others against letting their guard down, even in so-called paradise. “I just ...
00:26, 06/02/2019

Scientology ship remains under measles quarantine in Caribbean scare Twenty-eight people required to stay on Freewinds after female crew member came down with virusAuthorities in the Caribbean island of Curacao have announced that 17 crew members and 11 passengers must stay on board a ship owned by the Church of Scien...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Photo tour: Royal Caribbean's revamped CocoCay Royal Caribbean International’s Perfect Day at CocoCay – a $250 million transformation of the cruise line’s private island in the Bahamas – is open.        ...
05:39, 05/07/2019

French man arrives in Caribbean after crossing Atlantic in giant barrel (CNN) — A French man who has spent more than four months floating across the Atlantic Ocean in a giant orange barrel has arrived at his Caribbean destination. Jean-Jacques Savin set off from the Canary Islands, off the coast of Africa, on December 2...
07:26, 05/08/2019

American announces 16 new routes, including flights to Caribbean, Mexico American Airlines has announced 16 new routes, including seasonal service to Caribbean beaches and a return to Acapulco, Mexico, after eight years.        ...
20:13, 05/10/2019

Megan Rapinoe and her attempts to take a stand — and make a point U.S. women’s national soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe is no stranger to speaking up. The soccer star continues to publicly fight for her beliefs....
22:39, 06/27/2019

| 8chan owner blasts 'sinister' shutdown attempts Moves to shut down the chat forum 8chan are "sinister" and "cowardly", its owner said after he was called to appear before US Congress to explain the hate content linked to deadly US shootings....
02:39, 08/08/2019

Computer attempts to replicate the dream-like maths of Ramanujan A computer program called the Ramanujan Machine is generating mathematical conjectures for constants like π and e, just like the legendary Indian mathematician...
19:26, 07/09/2019

Mozilla fixes second Firefox zero-day bug used in Coinbase hack attempts Mozilla has patched its Firefox browser for a second time in response to a spearphishing campaign targeting employees of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, ZDNet reports. According to ZDNet, hackers have been attempting to phish Coinbase staff with em...
15:52, 06/21/2019

China says Xinjiang 'inseparable' despite attempts to distort history The far northwestern region of Xinjiang is an "inseparable" part of China despite efforts by extremists to distort history and facts in a bid to split the country, the Chinese government said in a document published late on Sunday....
04:39, 07/22/2019

Caught on camera: Man attempts to break into Tucson home TUCSON – A man was caught on camera attempting to break into a Tucson home on May 20. The video shows the man jumping over the homeowner’s back wall, running through the yard,  and peering into the home’s back window before attempting to remove...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Argentina's Macri attempts to thwart economic plunge Argentine President Mauricio Macri is trying to to lessen the impact of an economic crisis ahead of his re-election bid in October. The country is suffering from a deep recession and massive inflation....
21:39, 08/14/2019

How A Comedian Expertly Shut Down Attempts To Extort Her Over Topless Pic In April, American comedian and actress Whitney Cummings accidentally posted a topless photo on Instagram and quickly deleted it. The 36-year-old revealed in a series of tweets on Monday that she had......
17:00, 08/13/2019

Yuma BP arrests 16 in connection to human smuggling attempts YUMA, Ariz, – Sixteen people were arrested earlier this week after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents stopped two human smuggling attempts in less than a 24-hour time period. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a white Ford Expeditio...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
06:00, 05/22/2019

| Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts At least four refugees in Australia's offshore Pacific camps have attempted suicide since the conservative government's shock re-election, according to refugees, advocates and police....
20:26, 05/21/2019

Climber attempts to scale Eiffel Tower in Paris The Eiffel Tower has been closed to visitors after a person has tried to scale it. A rescuer, seen in orange clothing, also scaled the building to assist the climber, who is wearing black clothing. (May 20)        ...
22:26, 05/20/2019

App attempts a rare trick in China: online privacy In a country where privacy protections are considered weak and anything-goes data collection has become the norm, Chinese tech entrepreneur Yang Geng stands out....
10:52, 09/06/2019

Alligator attempts to ‘ring’ doorbell as shocked homeowner looks on A shocked homeowner in South Carolina looked on as a gator made its way to her front door and attempted to ‘ring’ her doorbell. Karen Alfano found the 6.5-foot alligator at the front door of her home in Myrtle Beach, ABC11 reported. A video shows the...
01:26, 05/04/2019

Google attempts a pivot toward privacy at I/O developer conference At Google's annual I/O developer conference, the tech giant gave updates on its Android Q beta operating system and improved privacy options for apps.        ...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Transgender people in U.S. still face conversion therapy attempts (Reuters Health) - One in seven transgender people in the U.S. has experienced an attempt by a professional counselor to make them undergo pseudoscientific "therapy" with the goal of changing their gender identity, a recent study suggests....
19:52, 09/05/2019

Maryland Attempts Fake Field Goal; No One Fooled For a whole host of reasons (Maryland scoring two points in the first half, the first third down conversion of the game coming just before halftime, a seven-yard Temple punt in the fourth quarter, Maryland still not scoring after that, etc.), Maryla...
01:52, 09/15/2019

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to democracy after the worst bloodshed since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
02:26, 06/08/2019

Barcelona confirms women can swim topless in city pools Authorities in Barcelona confirm it's allowable for women to be topless in city-run pools after complaints that some swimming spots were discriminating against those wanting to shed their tops....
04:39, 08/08/2019

| China swim coach slams 'irrational' Sun doping protests China's head swim coach has hit back at world championship protests against Sun Yang over fresh allegations of doping breaches, calling them "harmful" and "prejudiced"....
11:26, 07/25/2019

People are mocking a fashion brand for selling a $76 bikini you can't swim in PrettyLittleThing and Princrastinate/Twitter Pretty Little Thing became the subject of a viral tweet when a customer named Alisha discovered the bikini she ordered was for "poolside posing only." She said she noticed the dye trickling down her legs ...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Feeling better, Katie Ledecky will swim relay at world championships The five-time Olympic champion withdrew from two events due to illness but has been cleared to return to the pool for Thursday’s 4x200-meter freestyle relay....
15:26, 07/25/2019

Dutch Olympic champion completes 195-kilometer charity swim THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Olympic long-distance swimming champion Maarten van der Weijden has completed a marathon swim along the route of a famous Dutch speedskating race to raise money for cancer research. Van der Weijden completed the 195-kilo...
21:26, 06/24/2019

U.S. woman crosses Channel four times in record-breaking swim U.S. endurance swimmer Sarah Thomas has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times without stopping, refueling only on a liquid formula during her 54-hour feat....
10:26, 09/17/2019

Florida dad threw son into ocean to ‘teach him to swim’ — then did backflips: cops A drunk Florida man tried “teaching” his 5-year-old son how to swim by allegedly tossing him into the Atlantic Ocean — and then proceeded to do backflips off a nearby pier as the boy struggled to stay afloat, cops said. Upon being a...
06:39, 07/18/2019

TMC, Pima County offering 800 free swim lessons this summer TUCSON – When summer hits Tucson, there is no better way to beat the hit than spending time in the pool. To help make sure the kids are safe when poolside, Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation has teamed up with Tucson Medical Ce...
22:52, 05/02/2019

Former youth swim team photographer charged with child molestation MENLO PARK, Calif. — A former youth swim team photographer arrested last month on suspicion of molesting boys has been charged with sexual assault in Northern California after authorities say six more alleged victims came forward. Randolph Haldeman w...
07:00, 08/22/2019

The Dutch model of developing young footballers: let them sink or swim The best teenagers at Ajax, PSV, AZ and Utrecht do not play in a youth league. They face men in the country’s second divisionBy Gavin Willacy for Playing in the ShadowsDespite Ajax going desperately close to reaching the Champions League final, the E...
19:00, 08/20/2019

From Marc Jacobs to swim skirts: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekAnti-summer manis Opt for navys, blacks and maroons. Lucy Boynton and Margot Robbie are fans. Continue reading......
22:26, 08/16/2019

Sink-or-swim showdown beckons for Italy's fractious coalition Italy's fractious coalition partners are gearing up for a showdown this week that is likely to determine if the government will collapse, triggering autumn elections, or survive to the end of the year....
16:52, 07/21/2019

Family heirloom ring lost during swim found one year later A Newfoundland boy who lost his late grandfather's ring while swimming was reunited with the heirloom a year later thanks to another boy and social media....
05:39, 08/20/2019

Cancer survivor is first person to swim the Channel four times non-stop American Sarah Thomas, 37, tests limits of endurance by swimming 215km in 54 hoursAn American woman has become the first person to swim the Channel four times non-stop, dedicating her achievement to fellow survivors of breast cancer.Sarah Thomas, 37,...
15:01, 09/17/2019

Woman becomes first person to swim Channel four times non-stop – video Sarah Thomas, a 37-year-old cancer survivor, has become the first person to swim the Channel four times without stopping. The American, who arrived in Dover on Tuesday after swimming for just over 54 hours, dedicated her achievement to fellow breast ...
08:26, 09/18/2019

Fit in my 40s: want to swim in open-water? Be prepared for the heebie-jeebies | Zoe Williams Sea swimming is way outside my comfort zone. But that’s the entire pointFitness tips: a beginner’s guide to sea swimmingI wanted to see if I could swim a long distance in open water. So I headed to the open sea, ploughing alongside an underpopulated ...
11:52, 06/15/2019

UCLA’s Rachel Garcia wins Collegiate Woman Athlete of Year LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA softball player Rachel Garcia has earned the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year award. Garcia was presented with the Honda Cup on Monday night in a ceremony at Galen Center on the USC campus. The junior pitcher from Palmdale...
16:26, 06/25/2019

Athlete Eilish McColgan hits out at body-shamers who call her ‘skinny’ • ‘Go body shame elsewhere,’ says 5,000m silver medallist• ‘I’m naturally small – some people are just slim’The Scottish middle-distance runner Eilish McColgan has hit out at people who describe her as “skinny”, telling them to “go body shame elsewhe...
13:52, 08/13/2019

'It's humiliating for us': village disowns Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay athlete Country’s fastest sprinter praised for courage, but family and locals say they cannot accept a gay relationship Supporters of India’s first openly gay athlete fear for her safety after her decision to come out prompted a backlash in her home village....
12:26, 06/05/2019

Foreign athlete arrested for suspected sexual harassment: Gwangju police South Korean police have arrested a foreign athlete competing at the World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju for suspected sexual harassment at a nightclub, a South Korean police official said on Sunday....
07:52, 07/28/2019

Ernie Barnes: the overlooked legacy of the athlete turned celebrity artist The work of the football player who became a painter is finally being celebrated, from his Olympics artwork to his Marvin Gaye album coverHistorically noted as the first professional American athlete to become a painter, the artistic legacy of footba...
09:52, 06/27/2019

Female athlete with high testosterone level loses fight against medication Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners....
16:26, 05/01/2019

High school athlete dies after workout drill in extreme heat A 16-year-old girl in Georgia died after running an outdoors conditioning drill at her high school as temperatures reached a scorching 100 degrees, according to new reports. Imani Bell, a junior basketball player at Elite Schools Academy in Jonesboro...
20:26, 08/15/2019

'No one can live without love': athlete Dutee Chand, India's LGBT trailblazer Country’s first athlete to reveal she is in a same-sex relationship on freedom, happiness and the backlash to coming out Dutee Chand, India’s fastest sprinter and the nation’s first athlete to reveal she is in a same-sex relationship, doesn’t describ...
06:52, 06/10/2019

CeCe Telfer's National Title Emphasizes The Catch-22 Of Being A Trans Athlete Because a large percentage of social conservatives only feign interest in women’s sports when trans women compete in them, CeCe Telfer is the most famous NCAA Division II track athlete in the country. Telfer, a senior at Franklin Pierce University, h...
21:13, 06/03/2019

Harvard coach fired over sketchy home sale to athlete’s father CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University has fired a fencing coach over the sale of his home for nearly double its assessed value to a wealthy businessman whose teenage son was later admitted to the school and joined the team. Athletic Director Bob Scal...
06:52, 07/10/2019

Christian college athlete, 2 others killed in New Mexico shooting that left 4 wounded New Mexico police responding to reports of gunfire at a loud house party found seven people shot, three of whom were fatally wounded -- including a basketball player from a local Christian college....
20:52, 08/26/2019

Locals called Jeffrey Epstein’s Caribbean retreat ‘Pedophile Island’ Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Caribbean oasis in the US Virgin Islands was anything but chaste, locals say. “Everybody called it ‘Pedophile Island,'” St. Thomas boat operator Kevin Goodrich said of Epstein’s 75-acre Little St. James I...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Venezuela takes a page out of Russia's playbook in Caribbean aircraft interception When Venezuela intercepted a United States aircraft over the Caribbean Sea, it not only used a Russian fighter to do so, it took a page directly out of the Russian playbook....
05:26, 07/23/2019

Airbus aims to sell more than 1,000 planes over 15 years in Latin America, Caribbean European planemaker Airbus SE plans to sell more than 1,000 new passenger planes in the next 15 years in Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting about half the demand expected in the region, an executive of the company told Reuters.    ...
16:39, 07/12/2019

Watch: Venomous Caribbean scorpion found in Vancouver woman's home A Canadian woman who found a venomous Caribbean scorpion on the floor of her kitchen said she doesn't know where the animal came from -- but she did recently visit Cuba....
18:26, 05/09/2019

US soccer falls to Jamaica, 2nd home loss vs. Caribbean nation since 1969 WASHINGTON — Jamaica dealt the U.S. just its second home defeat to a Caribbean nation in a half-century, beating the Americans 1-0 in an exhibition on Wednesday night that made coach Gregg Berhalter’s new-look team appear far from prepared for ...
05:39, 06/06/2019

Royal Caribbean splashes £132 million on Allure of the Seas re-vamp – take a look inside ROYAL Caribbean is making some exciting changes to its Allure of the Seas cruise ship. Take a look at the plans – which include adding a huge waterslide....
05:00, 07/25/2019

With Caribbean island life under threat, UN chief pushes to face ‘headwinds together’ To counter global challenges that are a particular threat to vulnerable island nations like those in the Caribbean, it’s vital to “face the headwinds together”, especially in the face of the destruction being wrought by climate change, the UN chief t...
01:52, 07/04/2019

Cuba hopes for slight growth as Trump pummels Caribbean island Communist-run Cuba put on a brave face Saturday at a mid-year session of the National Assembly, the government insisting it would not let a growing financial crisis and mounting pressure from the administration of President Donald Trump thwart develo...
04:00, 07/14/2019

Battles of the Caribbean: Fort Rodney, St Lucia – Built by the British to Spy on the French Today, we think of the Caribbean as a tropical paradise, however, the area was once of strategic importance for the European Empires and a key battleground from the 17th to the 19th century. ...
06:39, 08/04/2019

Caribbean nation of St. Lucia quarantines cruise ship over measles case The Caribbean nation of St. Lucia has imposed a quarantine on a visiting cruise ship, barring any passengers or crew from leaving the boat while in port, after a case of measles was diagnosed on board, the island's chief medical officer said....
06:52, 05/02/2019

Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy aircraft over Caribbean Sea, US military says A U.S. Navy intelligence aircraft was "aggressively shadowed" by a Venezuelan fighter jet over the Caribbean Sea on Friday in a move that U.S. officials are calling "unprofessional" and endangered the safety of those on board....
20:52, 07/21/2019

Record seaweed blooms cut tourism, hurt beaches in Florida, Caribbean Record amounts of seaweed this summer have caused historic damage to beaches and cut tourism in Florida, Mexico and the Caribbean, researchers and public officials say....
12:52, 08/16/2019

Britney Spears rolls in the sand, shows off bikini bod on Caribbean vacation Over the weekend, Spears began posted photos and videos showing her lounging in a bikini on a tropical beach in the Caribbean with her mom.        ...
22:26, 06/24/2019

Compagno: Facebook bans are a 'farce,' attempts to virtue signal Emily Compagno, co-host of "The Five," suggested on Friday that Facebook banned a host of controversial figures — author Milo Yiannopoulos, Infowars founder Alex Jones, and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan — because the platform wanted to distr...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Samu Kerevi attempts to dampen speculation over Wallabies unrest Queensland captain says he feels supported by RAKerevi tightlipped over Israel Folau’s postsWallabies centre Samu Kerevi has moved to ease concern about Pacific Island player unrest in Australian rugby and says he still feels comfortable to express h...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe attempts its final asteroid landing at 9:15 PM ET Back in February, Japan's second asteroid-exploring spacecraft touched down on the asteroid Ryugu to collect samples that it will bring back to Earth. Tonight, Hayabusa2 is making its final sample collection attempt, where it will try to collect...
05:52, 07/11/2019

Jailed in Egypt, American limo driver attempts suicide Khaled Hassan of New York was allegedly tortured and raped after being unfairly imprisoned by Egypt more than a year ago, human rights activists said....
03:26, 08/10/2019

Former Fed leaders fight Trump's attempts to influence central bank Four former Federal Reserve leaders are stressing the importance of an independent central bank in maintaining economic stability as President Trump attempts to influence its current chief through barbed public statements and Twitter posts....
19:00, 08/06/2019

Apple previews upcoming software changes as it attempts to diversify beyond iPhones The revisions previewed Monday during a conference in San Jose, California, included a new feature that will let people log into apps and other services with an Apple ID instead of relying on similar sign-in options from Facebook and Google....
03:26, 06/04/2019

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device with a physical shutter to cover the onboard camera. With this release, Amazon is also making some ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Maharashtra Farmer Attempts Suicide Before Minister Over Power Connection Upset over being denied an agricultural power connection in his fields since 1980, a farmer recently attempted to commit suicide by consuming poison in the presence of the Maharashtra Energy Minister......
16:00, 06/18/2019

Jogging woman chases down, attempts to detain man who flashed her, police say Surveillance video released by Massachusetts state police shows the woman turning around and running after the man.        ...
18:00, 07/26/2019

Sexual assaults in U.S. military spike despite Pentagon attempts to crackdown The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say laid bare broken Pentagon promises of a crackdown....
21:52, 05/02/2019

Graduate attempts a backflip on stage before receiving his diploma and fails A college student attempted a backflip on stage during his graduation ceremony. He ended up falling on his neck.        ...
21:39, 05/20/2019

In a New Broadway Play, Jake Gyllenhaal Attempts Something Radical: Normalcy Jake Gyllenhaal is no stranger to playing strangers. He’s Hollywood’s go-to guy for delivering loners, slippery souls who aren’t quite what they seem, dudes who are hiding something behind those hedgerow eyebrows, from the tortured ...
15:52, 08/08/2019

These luxury swim-up bars make a boozy and bougie summertime splash From lively urban pool parties to cozy cave hideaways, these luxurious swim-up bars offer the perfect refresher for an unforgettable summer.       ...
03:13, 07/20/2019

'It was not easy': Caeleb Dressel wins three titles in one night at swim worlds Dressel has six golds and seven medals with one night to goIllness-plagued Ledecky rallies on last lap to win 800 freeCaeleb Dressel made history – again – at the world swimming championships.The American won three gold medals in a span of about two ...
19:26, 07/27/2019

10-year-old Texas girl contracts brain-eating amoeba during swim A young Texas girl is fighting for her life after she was infected with a deadly brain-eating amoeba following a day spent swimming in a river, according to reports. Lily Mae Avant, 10, went swimming over Labor Day weekend in the Brazos River near Wa...
00:13, 09/16/2019

Two dead in Korean nightclub balcony collapse at world swim meet Two people died and 16 were injured, including an Olympic gold medallist taking part in swimming's world championship, after a balcony collapsed under the weight of party-goers at a South Korean nightclub, local police said Saturday.  ...
19:52, 07/27/2019

Lebanese brave badly polluted water to swim at public beaches On a beach in northern Lebanon, men and women swim in the Mediterranean's warm blue waters close to a sewage outlet, while children play in sand that is strewn with litter....
17:00, 07/17/2019

US Woman Sarah Thomas Becomes 1st To Swim English Channel 4 Times: Report An American woman today became the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop. Sarah Thomas, 37, began the epic challenge in the early hours of Sunday and finished after more than 54......
11:39, 09/17/2019

| Tattoo twins Peaty and Dressel romp to world swim gold Adam Peaty completed a world treble in the 100m breaststroke, while Caeleb Dressel continued to feed his obsession for gold by romping to the 50m butterfly title....
17:52, 07/22/2019

I’ve learned to swim but changing in public will take longer to master | Coco Khan Where, I wonder, could I have learned to be comfortably nude?Since my first swimming lessons last year, I’ve made progress. Last week, I went for a country river swim, complete with frozen toes, refreshed lungs and floating condom wrappers.But there ...
17:39, 08/02/2019

Texas girl contracts brain-eating amoeba during swim in river A young Texas girl is fighting for her life after she was infected with a deadly brain-eating amoeba following a day spent swimming in a river, according to reports....
09:26, 09/16/2019

| Russian swim star denies taking bribe for backing Rio Olympic bid Russian swimming great Alexander Popov has reacted furiously to allegations he took a bribe in exchange for supporting Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2016 Olympics....
14:39, 07/05/2019

Shea Marie's Victoria's Secret Swim Line May Be Your Next Summer Obsession We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:00, 07/05/2019

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic test swim canceled over E. coli levels High E. coli levels have forced organizers to scrap the swimming portion of a test paratriathlon event for the Tokyo Paralympics. Concerns are mounting that high temperatures could threaten events at next year's Games....
20:00, 08/17/2019

Form's Swim Goggles display heart rate data in the pool You might have thought Form already perfected the Swim Goggles, but the company is about to add another welcomed feature: heart rate tracking. Today, Form announced that it's teamed up with the fitness wearable company Polar to introduce the hea...
11:39, 09/03/2019

North Korea urged by swim worlds organizers to send a team GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — With North Korea so far declining to send a team, organizers of the aquatics world championships in South Korea in July are urging a change of heart. A joint declaration on Thursday by host city Gwangju and swimming world ...
11:39, 05/23/2019

Paget Brewster to star in Harvey Birdman spin-off for Adult Swim Until last year, it had been over a decade since legendary legal drama Harvey Birdman, Attorney At Law had last graced the airwaves of Adult Swim. The show was a meta parody of old Hanna-Barbera cartoons starring a flying superhero from a ‘60s action...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Gold medal-winning wrestler is 60th athlete disqualified from London 2012 Artur Taymazov stripped of 2008 Olympic gold in 2017Taymazov won gold at 2004, 2008 and 2012 GamesUzbek freestyle wrestler Artur Taymazov has been stripped of his London 2012 Olympic gold medal after re-analysis of stored samples, the International O...
13:39, 07/24/2019

Althea Gibson, the First Black Athlete to Integrate Tennis, Finally Gets Her Flowers With New Statue On Monday, Althea Gibson—the woman who broke the color barrier at tennis’ highest levels—received long-overdue recognition: a granite sculpture in her likeness at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, N.Y....
09:39, 08/27/2019

Race Imboden takes a knee and joins tradition of US athlete protests – video United States gold medal winning fencer Race Imboden may face sanctions for taking a knee during the medal ceremony at the 2019 Pan-Am Games. Imboden’s gesture preceded a similar protest on Saturday by American hammer thrower Gwen Berry, who raised h...
01:52, 08/13/2019

Artemi Panarin Becomes Highest-Profile Russian Athlete To Criticize Vladimir Putin The New York Rangers’ marquee free-agent signing of the summer, Artemi Panarin, gave an interview that posted on Thursday where he did something unprecedented for a Russian athlete of his caliber: criticize President Vladimir Putin....
18:00, 07/19/2019

As A Formerly Decent Middle School Athlete, I Can Relate To This 13-Year-Old Who Won The European Diving Championships This week in Ukrainian diving news: 13-year-old diving prodigy Oleksii Sereda has captured gold in the 10-meter European Diving Championships in Kiev, a historic feat I would definitely be significantly more impressed with if I too had not enjoyed at...
18:26, 08/14/2019

Longtime Track Coach And One-Time Olympian Charged With Sexual Battery Against Former Athlete A longtime and prominent track coach and former Olympian was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday and charged with one felony count of sexual battery by fraud for allegedly molesting one of his former athletes. The arrest reportedly comes as the resu...
04:13, 06/20/2019

Factbox: South African athlete Semenya loses appeal against testosterone rule The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed an appeal by South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya against regulations that restrict testosterone levels in female athletes....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Iranian Judo Champion in Hiding After Refusing to Boycott Competition With Israeli Athlete (DUESSELDORF, Germany) — Saeid Mollaei has been in hiding since he left the Iranian judo team last month, saying he had been ordered to withdraw from the world championships on political grounds. Now he’s training for next year’s Ol...
20:39, 09/16/2019

Lisa Leslie to Become the 1st Female Athlete to Recieve Statue Outside of the Staples Center in Los Angeles The Star Plaza outside of the Staples Center in Los Angeles is about to get a little more crowded, as two-time WNBA champion Lisa Leslie is set to become the first female athlete to be honored with a statue outside of the arena....
05:52, 09/06/2019

California boxing license returned to Bulgarian athlete who forcibly kissed reporter A Bulgarian boxer whose California license was suspended for forcibly kissing a female reporter during an interview was reinstated on Monday but warned he faced a permanent ban for any such behavior in the future....
07:13, 07/23/2019

NCAA tells California governor college athlete 'fair pay' bill is 'unconstitutional' The NCAA warned California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday that allowing college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness would be "unconstitutional" and would upend the balance of college sports....
12:13, 09/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s private Caribbean island had mysterious safe, former employee claims An employee who reportedly once worked at Jeffrey Epstein’s secluded Caribbean island claims the wealthy financier – who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls – kept a mysterious safe there inside its main residence....
20:52, 07/12/2019

Tropical storm Dorian: Barbados, Caribbean neighbors brace for heavy rains Dorian is expected to pass on the southwest side of Puerto Rico as a hurricane on Wednesday night, the National Hurricane Center said in an advisory....
15:39, 08/27/2019

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico cruise stop amid protests A Royal Caribbean cruise ship opted to skip a Puerto Rico call as San Juan protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló continue.       ...
01:26, 07/17/2019

Women’s World Cup: Jamaica first Caribbean nation to play in tourney –- thanks to Bob Marley’s daughter The women’s national soccer team from Jamaica is making history this weekend when it hits the field against Brazil at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France....
22:13, 06/05/2019

Parents blame Royal Caribbean for toddler's death after 11-story fall "I never want another mother to see what I had to see, or to scream how I had to scream," Kimberly Wiegand said in a TV interview Monday.       ...
22:13, 07/22/2019

Fort Hamilton: Black Caribs vs The British on Strategically Important Island in the Caribbean St Vincent and the Grenadines are a group of 32 small island with a long history. The main island of Saint Vincent is the sovereign state and was named by Christopher Columbus in 1498. ...
09:00, 08/10/2019

Airlines waive change and cancellation fees as Hurricane Dorian hits Caribbean Hurricane Dorian spun through the northern Caribbean as a Category 1 storm on Wednesday, prompting airlines to waive change fees for affected travelers....
22:13, 08/28/2019

UK Had Warned 16 NATO Allies Of Russia Hacking Attempts: Foreign Minister Britain has shared with 16 NATO allies details of malicious Russian cyber activity in their countries over the last 18 months, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt was to say on Thursday....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Let's look back at the disastrous attempts to make an X-Men movie decades before Dark Phoenix Dark Phoenix ended up being a largely disappointing conclusion to X-Men movies, especially since the original installment in 2000 laid a lot of the groundwork for the modern superhero movie boom, but things could’ve been even worse for Marvel’s mutan...
09:01, 06/12/2019

Comedian Whitney Cummings shares photo of her nipple after extortion attempts US comedian Whitney Cummings has been commended for sharing a photo of her nipple in response to extortionists who tried to blackmail money from her to stop them posting it online....
17:39, 08/14/2019

Knicks watching Amar’e Stoudemire, Monta Ellis comeback attempts The last time the Knicks struck out on the No. 1 free agent, they turned to Amar’e Stoudemire. Nine years later and in a similar position, they may be interested in round two. The Knicks will be among 12 teams watching Stoudemire and Monta Elli...
05:13, 07/09/2019

Lance Bass Remains Hopeful for Twins After 6 Failed Egg Donor Attempts Lance Bass isn't giving up on his dreams of starting a family. The former N Sync star opened up about his road towards fatherhood on Friday's episode of the podcast Heather......
23:39, 08/16/2019

Mark Halperin attempts comeback after #MeToo accusations with Trump book Halperin, who was accused of sexual misconduct by at least a dozen women at ABC News, to release book on how to beat TrumpMark Halperin, one of the most high-profile media figures to fall over sexual misconduct allegations made in the #MeToo era, is ...
21:39, 08/19/2019

Donald Trump Forgets His Own Gift To Queen. Melania Attempts Rescue Amid the pomp and pageantry of United States President Donald Trump's symbolic visit to the Buckingham Palace, First Lady Melania Trump came to the rescue of her husband when the latter couldn't......
04:13, 06/04/2019

Watch Live as India Attempts to Land Its Vikram Probe on the Moon India hopes to become just the fourth nation to successfully land a probe on the Moon and the first to land a probe near the lunar south pole. India’s Press Information Bureau is providing live coverage of the historic landing attempt beginning today...
05:13, 09/07/2019

Masked Man Attempts To Taser Russian Election Chief Before Regional Vote A masked man broke into the home of Ella Pamfilova, the head of Russia's Central Election Commission, on Friday morning and repeatedly tried to taser her two days before an election that has triggered......
21:00, 09/06/2019

Flynn detailed attempts to obstruct Russia probe: U.S. court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller information about attempts by people tied to the Trump administration and Congress to obstruct the Russia investigation, court documents released on Thursday show...
10:39, 05/17/2019

Giants Name Daniel Jones as Backup; Jets Kicker Misses 3 Attempts Quarterback Daniel Jones, the sixth overall pick by the Giants, started against the Patriots and was 4 of 4 for 47 yards before Alex Tanney and Kyle Lauletta played the rest of the preseason game....
19:26, 08/30/2019

Katee Sackhoff Attempts to Save Humanity in the Trailer for Netflix's Another Life After years of watching her as Starbuck on Battlestar Galactica, there’s just something that feels right about seeing Katee Sackhoff in a spaceship, heading off to save humanity. She’s done it before and now she’ll do it again, albeit in a whole new ...
07:26, 07/10/2019

Trump attempts to squash 'nasty rumor' about 'bedbugs' at Doral resort President Trump on Tuesday attempted to squash rumors that his golf resort in Doral, Florida has bedbugs after he suggested the venue as the host of next year's G-7 summit. ...
18:13, 08/27/2019

Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg says he's been target of 7 assassination attempts David Hogg, a survivor of the Parkland, Fla., massacre who has become a gun control activist, claims that the was the subject of an assassination attempt seven times in the past year....
02:26, 06/26/2019

1 million crypto-jacking attempts blocked daily, despite Coinhive’s demise The cryptocurrency mining script Coinhive may have shut down earlier this year, but crypto-jackers are still active across the internet. Many devices originally infected with Coinhive are also still trying to illicitly mine cryptocurrency. According ...
20:13, 05/02/2019

Gap's newest ad campaign attempts to clarify its identity ahead of the Old Navy spinoff Gap's newest ad campaign is a step to focus the retailer's identity, ahead of plans to spin off Old Navy into a separate, publicly traded company....
22:52, 07/30/2019

Samurai Jack's Genndy Tartakovsky developing prehistoric cartoon for Adult Swim Adult Swim’s occasional revivals of older Cartoon Network shows aren’t always successful (that FLCL sequel sure was a waste of time), but depending on how you feel about tragic endings, the recent Samurai Jack sequel was quite good. Adult Swim was ap...
23:13, 05/14/2019

2 Dead In South Korean Nightclub Balcony Collapse At World Swim Meet Two people died and 16 were injured, including eight athletes taking part in swimming's world championship, after a balcony collapsed under the weight of party-goers at a South Korean nightclub, local......
11:13, 07/27/2019

American Cancer Survivor Becomes First Person To Swim English Channel 4 Times Non-Stop An American cancer survivor has made history after becoming the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop. Sarah Thomas began her historic 130-mile feat (209 km) early on Sunday morning and finished just over 54 hours later on Tues...
00:13, 09/18/2019

Instagrammers warned not to swim in toxic Siberian lake dubbed ‘Novosibirsk Maldives’ A turquoise-colored Siberian lake may be Insta-perfect — but it’s actually an artificial, toxic waste dump, and the company operating the plant is urging visitors not to go into the water. The lake, dubbed the Novosibirsk Maldives, is used to dump as...
04:26, 07/12/2019

Shayna Jack banned from multimillion-dollar swim league after drug testing Australian to miss lucrative inaugural ISL20-year-old faces maximum Asada ban of four yearsThe repercussions of Shayna Jack’s failed drug test are beginning to be felt after the International Swimming League issued a ban to the Australian swimmer for...
13:39, 07/30/2019

Humane Society SOS: Dogs swim for their lives as Ark. shelter floods. Community comes to the rescue. An Arkansas animal shelter issued an SOS as flash flooding poured in and a puppy drowned. Then the community came to the rescue.        ...
02:52, 07/17/2019

Glam mum walks Miami Swim Week catwalk after creating own swimwear collection LILIANA Montoya worried about returning to work as a fashion designer after giving birth. But instead of letting it hold her back, she returned with style....
15:52, 07/28/2019

Woman Risks Brain Eating Disease To Take A 3-Hour Swim In Roman Baths 2000-year-old Roman Baths in the English city of Bath have been closed for public bathing since 1978 after a girl died of a meningitis-related illness.  ...
22:52, 07/30/2019

UCLA softball star Rachel Garcia named Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year UCLA softball pitcher Rachel Garcia wins Honda Cup as top collegiate female athlete after leading Bruins to their 13th national title.       ...
06:39, 06/25/2019

Girls say Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy violates Title IX, file federal complaint The complaint says that the policy, which allows athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity, has put the girls at a competitive disadvantage and harmed their chances of earning athletic scholarships....
23:52, 06/19/2019

Gap's Athleta brand lands its first sponsored athlete: Olympic track champion Allyson Felix Athleta, Gap Inc.'s athletic-wear brand for women most akin to Lululemon, has a new strategy to win more shoppers: Sponsored athletes. It strikes its first deal in this arena with Olympic track star Allyson Felix....
14:00, 07/31/2019

Serena Williams Makes History as 1st Athlete to Make Forbes' Self-Made Women List Serena Williams continues to make history! The tennis champion has become the first-ever athlete to make Forbes' list of America's Richest Self-Made Women, which ranks the most......
23:00, 06/04/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Royal Caribbean, Disney Cruise Line, others pledge support to Bahamas Royal Caribbean, The Walt Disney Co. and others are offering support to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian ripped a destructive path across the nation       ...
10:13, 09/05/2019

Royal Caribbean passenger collapses in Florida cruise terminal, saved by port workers Port Canaveral workers Sean Summers, Josh Clayton and Stephanie Dobson helped save a Royal Caribbean passenger who collapsed in the terminal.       ...
17:00, 08/06/2019

Economic uncertainty, geopolitical tensions stall growth in Latin America and Caribbean region, UN says Citing “an external context of greater uncertainty and growing complexity”, the head of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), said on Wednesday that the region’s economic growth is expected to decline. ...
22:00, 07/31/2019

Dominican Republic officials downplay spate of American tourist deaths in Caribbean nation Dominican Republic officials on Friday appeared to downplay the recent spate of American tourist deaths that have occurred in the Caribbean nation over the last year....
20:26, 06/21/2019

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico stop over protests sparked by political scandal "You may have been looking out your window or surveying your surroundings on the pool deck and noticed we were almost in San Juan" and turned around, the cruise line wrote passengers....
20:26, 07/17/2019

Dominican Republic resort deaths prompt congressman to announce trip to Caribbean nation Rep. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., announced Thursday that he plans on travelling to the Dominican Republic to meet with officials in the Caribbean nation about the recent string of mysterious deaths of American citizens....
22:39, 06/20/2019

Child dies after fall from Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico By Elisha Fieldstadt A little girl died after falling off a cruise ship in Puerto Rico, authorities said. The 1-and-a -half-year-old plunged from the 11th floor of a Royal Caribbean “Freedom of the Seas” ship Sunday while it was docked in...
18:26, 07/08/2019

A toddler died after falling from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico An American toddler fell to her death on Sunday from the deck of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a spokesman for the local Port Authority said....
02:39, 07/09/2019

Cruise ship rescues and mishaps: 6 times emergency struck on Royal Caribbean, Carnival, more Here's what happens when emergency strikes on the high seas, from norovirus on a Royal Caribbean cruise to Coast Guard airlifts from Carnival Pride.       ...
02:13, 06/24/2019

Danube cruise captain in court as floods prevent attempts to reach wreck The captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board, appeared in court in Budapest on Saturday as flood waters prevented attempts to reach the wreck....
14:26, 06/01/2019

Japan Makes History as Hayabusa2 Attempts to Collect Underground Samples From Asteroid Earlier today, Japan’s Hayabusa2 may have become the first probe in history to collect material from beneath the surface of an asteroid—a mission that could yield important new insights about the early stages of our solar system. The attempt alone is...
20:26, 07/11/2019

Schiff to intel community: Share info on Barr's attempts to declassify docs House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff demanded on Friday that the nation’s intelligence community report to Congress any effort by Attorney General William Barr to declassify national security secrets over its objections.Schiff made his d...
22:26, 05/31/2019

JC Penney to launch outdoor apparel shops within 100 stores as it attempts to boost sales In a bid to boost sales, J.C. Penney said Tuesday it plans to launch an outdoor shop selling apparel and other excursion gear in 100 of its roughly 830 department stores next month....
17:52, 09/10/2019

Jamie Oliver tells of desperate attempts and millions spent to save his restaurants Jamie Oliver has told of his desperate attempts to save his restaurant group from collapse by ploughing millions of pounds of his own money into the business....
10:39, 07/27/2019

Floods prevent attempts to reach wreck as Danube cruise captain in court The captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board, was due to appear in court in Budapest on Saturday as flood waters prevented attempts to reach the wreck....
13:39, 06/01/2019

Flynn gave info on attempts to obstruct Mueller probe: court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller information about multiple attempts by people to obstruct the Russia investigation, according to court documents made public on Thursday....
03:39, 05/17/2019

Registered sex offender attempts to kidnap child at South Carolina Walmart, cops say Authorities in South Carolina said they arrested a registered sex offender on Friday who allegedly attempted to abduct a child inside a Walmart bathroom, reports said....
09:52, 06/24/2019

The left is fighting back, even in Republican states, as it attempts to reshape capitalism | Will Hutton As Trump announces his candidacy, forces are already mustering to confront himBehold the new political yobs. The British and American right, once keen to engage intellectually with the left and firmly anchored in business and the middle class, have n...
14:00, 06/23/2019

Conan attempts a Comic-Con coup by taking Mark Hamill's geek god quiz Just a heads up that you can probably skip the first two minutes of the following Conan clip from Conan O’Brien’s week-long Comic-Con residency. That’s the length of time it takes for Conan to set up a bit about him getting cocky about being the king...
14:39, 07/20/2019

Washington homeowner attempts to fight off burglar with stick, then shoots him in chest, police say A man in Washington state was forced to defend himself on Friday after he was attacked in the kitchen of his home by an intruder and shot the man in the chest, according to officials....
23:26, 05/20/2019

Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht attempts to vacate life sentence Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht tried to get his life sentence for drug trafficking and money laundering vacated Monday — but a judge immediately tossed the request, citing procedural issues. Ulbricht’s attorneys argued his case sentence should...
00:13, 08/13/2019

Back At It Again: Conspiracy Theorist-in-Chief Attempts to Connect Epstein Death to Clintons The Leader of the (allegedly) Free World is once again circulating baseless conspiracy theories—this time concerning the suicide death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, a convicted sex offender who was accused of operating a global sex-traffick...
19:45, 08/11/2019

Epstein's New York lockup rare place for inmate suicides, suicide attempts Suicides and attempted suicides among inmates have been rare occurrences at the New York federal detention center where convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself....
01:00, 08/13/2019

Paul Pogba could still be named Man Utd captain despite attempts to secure Real Madrid transfer ​Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims Paul Pogba will be considered for the captaincy of Manchester United, despite his attempts to engineer a move to Real Madrid....
17:39, 07/13/2019

Adult Swim announces animated adaptation of Junji Ito's stomach-and-soul-churning Uzumaki Among the works of Japanese artist and author Junji Ito—he of such deeply unsettling, psychologically fraught stories as Tomie, Gyo, and The Enigma Of Amigara Fault—few are more packed with relentlessly unpleasant imagery than 1998's Uzumaki. (Li...
05:00, 08/31/2019

‘Boys in the Band’ star Matt Bomer’s favorite books, shades and swim trunks They say clothes make the man. But Matt Bomer has found success in everything from expensive suits (on the series “White Collar”) to barely- there G-strings (in the “Magic Mike” franchise) and tighty-whities (for both the Broadway show and forthcomin...
20:13, 06/21/2019

22 LA lifeguards develop ‘swimmer’s itch’ after swim test, file grievance with city: report More than 20 Los Angeles lifeguards developed rashes and bacterial infections last month after swimming in a manmade lake, despite warning city officials that conditions were unsafe, and have filed a grievance complaint with the city....
15:13, 05/15/2019

Adult Swim festival to feature Rick And Morty preview, glorious return of Dethklok The second annual Adult Swim festival just became even more attractive with two extremely awesome additions to its 2019 lineup: A special sneak preview screening of Rick And Morty’s season four premiere and the most righteous return of Dethklok. The ...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Teen Disqualified From Swim Meet Victory After Referee Deemed Her "Suit Wedgie" Inappropriate A talented 17-year-old swimmer at Anchorage’s Dimond High School in Alaska was disqualified after winning the 100m freestyle event on Friday night because the referee overseeing the swim meet said she had violated “uniform regulations.” The teen’s on...
23:39, 09/10/2019

Adult Swim picks up series about busy women named Debra from producer Amy Poehler According to Deadline, Adult Swim has given a series order to Three Busy Debras, a project produced by Amy Poehler and her Paper Kite production company. This comes almost exactly one year after the network—err, the… programming block that is treated...
06:39, 05/08/2019

J-Tech Digital Vertical Ergonomic Mouse Wired with Chroma RGB color LED, 5 Adjustable DPI settings for Gaming (800/1200/1600/2400/4000), Scroll Endurance, Removable Palm Rest and Thumb Buttons [V628R] J-Tech Digital Vertical Ergonomic Mouse Wired with Chroma RGB color LED, 5 Adjustable DPI settings for Gaming (800/1200/1600/2400/4000), Scroll Endurance, Removable Palm Rest and Thumb Buttons [V628R]...
05:26, 08/13/2019

College admissions scandal: Harvard fires coach who sold home to athlete's father The head fencing coach received nearly double the assessed value on his home when he sold it to a future athlete's father.        ...
10:39, 07/10/2019

When is Caster Semenya competing? South African athlete to run in Doha 800m after losing legal fight South African middle distance star Caster Semenya will take on an elite field in Doha this evening as she races over 800m for the final time before controversial new IAAF testosterone regulations come into force....
13:52, 05/03/2019

Serena Williams Is the First Athlete to Make Forbes’ List of the World’s Richest Self-Made Women—By Investing in Herself She’s got 23 Grand Slam titles, and, according to Forbes, an estimated fortune of $225 million ($29 million in the past year alone, the highest annual income of her career)—and she didn’t make most of it on the court. Serena Williams is the first ath...
05:39, 06/05/2019

Video satirizing NCAA ad is part of athlete-advocacy group's campaign for California bill New group releases video as California legislators consider bill that would allow college athletes in state to make money off name, image, likeness.       ...
22:13, 09/04/2019

The islands more radioactive than Chernobyl Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
14:26, 07/17/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Royal Caribbean, Disney Cruise Line, Carnival, others pledge support to Bahamas Royal Caribbean, The Walt Disney Co. and others are offering support to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian ripped a destructive path across the nation       ...
03:39, 09/06/2019

A Toddler Died After Falling From a Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship. Police and Her Family Are Disputing the Circumstances (MIAMI) — An 18-month-old Indiana girl who fell to her death from the 11th story of a cruise ship in Puerto Rico plunged from a window inexplicably left open in a children’s play area, the family’s attorney said Tuesday. Police in P...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Dominican officials plead for patience as FBI, health specialists descend on Caribbean to probe tourist deaths Dominican government tourism officials sought to reassure U.S. tourists Wednesday in a lengthy statement that stressed that U.S. federal agents and health specialists have taken an active role in investigating the rash of deaths of Americans vacation...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises cancel port stops in Puerto Rico ahead of planned protests Several cruise lines have canceled port stops in San Juan ahead of planned protests Monday in Puerto Rico, aimed at forcing the governor to resign.       ...
22:13, 07/22/2019

Royal Caribbean cruise ship cancels Puerto Rico stop amid violent protests A Royal Caribbean International cruise ship reportedly skipped a scheduled stop in Puerto Rico Tuesday amid violent protests against the governor in the commonwealth’s capital. “In light of current unrest in San Juan, Puerto Rico, we have...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Appeals court reinstates negligence suit against Royal Caribbean over teen's 2015 rape A federal appeals court reinstated a lawsuit alleging Royal Caribbean was negligent in the case of an underage girl who says she was gang raped.       ...
18:39, 07/25/2019

Oceanic Indiana Jones Attempts to Sail the Black Sea in an Ancient Egyptian Reed Boat Described by the New York Times as “part P. T. Barnum and part Indiana Jones” an eccentric former German school teacher ...
06:39, 08/04/2019

Gorillas make hilarious attempts to avoid rainfall at South Carolina zoo in viral video Gorillas may share only 98 percent of their DNA with humans, but they didn’t let that stop them from behaving like their distant cousins when it comes to staying out of the rain....
22:26, 05/12/2019

Theresa May resignation: How PM's three-year premiership was dominated by failed attempts to deliver Brexit Deputy Political Editor Nicholas Cecil charts the former Home Secretary's troubled reign as Prime Minister – when it seemed if things could go wrong, they invariably did...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects 'attempts to push back on very concept of citizenship' Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump's decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and suggested that debate over the issue indicated a deeper problem....
22:39, 06/15/2019

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
19:26, 07/01/2019

North Korea launches short-range missiles, complicating U.S. attempts to restart talks North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks amid stalled denuclearisation talks....
07:13, 08/24/2019

Vade raises $79 million to shield email inboxes from phishing attempts, malware, and spam Vade Secure, which is developing an email filtering stack to protect against phishing, malware, and spam, has raised $79 million in venture capital.Read More...
16:13, 06/12/2019

Teen Disqualified From Swim Meet Victory After Referee Deemed Her "Suit Wedgie" Inappropriate [Update] A talented 17-year-old swimmer at Anchorage’s Dimond High School in Alaska was disqualified after winning the 100m freestyle event on Friday night because the referee overseeing the swim meet said she had violated “uniform regulations.” The teen’s on...
20:13, 09/11/2019

Family Of Murdered Utah Track Athlete Lauren McCluskey Sues School Over "Deliberate Indifference" Before Her Death The parents of Lauren McCluskey filed a federal lawsuit against the University of Utah and several administrators on Thursday over the school’s alleged failure to take their daughter’s calls for help seriously before she was murdered, as well as thei...
06:52, 06/28/2019

NHC says 60% chance of cyclone near Windward Islands A low pressure system located about 1,100 miles (1,770 km) east-southeast of the Windward Islands has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday....
06:26, 08/24/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated their fundamental right to maintain their culture....
19:39, 05/12/2019

Still Standing After All This Time: How Elton John Survived Sudden Fame, Crippling Addiction and Multiple Suicide Attempts Elton John wasn't always Elton John. And we don't mean that in the "it takes time for an artist to become a superstar" sort of way. No, he literally wasn't always......
17:52, 06/01/2019

Steyn on Alyssa Milano's 'sex strike': Attempts at 'woke-ness' taking us back to 'dank slumbers of 60 years ago' Author Mark Steyn reacted Monday to actress Alyssa Milano's "sex strike" - launched in opposition to a new Georgia law that bans abortion after a baby's heartbeat is detected....
04:00, 05/14/2019

The perfect islands where horses play in the surf Mozambique's Bazaruto Archipelago offers secluded, beautiful island beach escapes with luxury lodge accommodations, diving, snorkeling and swimming plus encounters with horses....
01:13, 06/08/2019

How students are learning about 9-11 at Sky Islands High School TUCSON – Wednesday morning, Sky Islands Public High School held a presentation for students to learn more about the history of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Lucas Bogard, a teacher at the school, says he has a very clear memory of exac...
02:52, 09/12/2019

The world’s 2 most expensive countries are islands The most expensive countries in the world, according to new cost-of-living indices, are the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean and Bermuda.       ...
16:26, 07/25/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the partial evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
23:52, 08/17/2019

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands A US government agency is proposing using 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco. The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) was spearheading the p...
02:39, 07/09/2019

Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand, Nicobar Islands: IMD An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale hit Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in the wee hours of Saturday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
00:39, 05/18/2019

4 Killed In 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Off Indonesia Islands A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
15:00, 08/03/2019

| 5 000 evacuated as Canary Islands wildfire rages A raging wildfire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria forced the evacuation of some 5 000 people, authorities said, warning it could take days for the blaze to be brought under control....
08:26, 08/20/2019

Puffins fill up nesting islands despite challenges The National Audubon Society says Atlantic puffins are well on their way to setting a record. They're having most successful mating seasons in years.        ...
01:52, 08/07/2019

How students are learning about 9/11 at Sky Islands High School TUCSON – Wednesday morning, Sky Islands Public High School held a presentation for students to learn more about the history of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Lucas Bogard, a teacher at the school, says he has a very clear memory of exactl...
16:39, 09/12/2019

Awkward: Jeb Bush Just Showed Up To Richard Branson’s Private Island In His Swim Trunks And Asked If He Could Hang Out With Him Like Barack Obama Did Well, here’s an early frontrunner for what could be the most cringe-worthy story of the year: Jeb Bush just showed up to Richard Branson’s private island in his swim trunks and asked if he could hang out with him like Barack Obama did....
01:00, 06/22/2019

Heydi Gámez García, 13, attempted suicide after her father's failed immigration attempts. She died last week Honduran immigrant Heydi Gámez García, 13, has been buried after trying to kill herself while she was separated from her father.        ...
03:13, 07/25/2019

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands United Nations members voted 116 to 6 in support of a resolution demanding that Britain give Mauritius the Chagos Islands, home to an important American military base....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Australia prime minister offers more aid to Solomon Islands Australia’s prime minister has boosted spending on Solomon Islands’ infrastructure but said the increased aid commitment is not linked to the South Pacific nation’s diplomatic allegiance to Taiwan...
09:26, 06/03/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian heads toward Windward islands The government of Barbados is urging residents of the eastern Caribbean island to remain vigilant even as Tropical Storm Dorian appeared to have done little damage as it heads toward the northern Windward islands and Puerto Rico...
10:52, 08/27/2019

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity....
23:00, 08/18/2019

Australia PM in Solomon Islands to build ties with eye on China Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrived in the Solomon Islands on Sunday, the first visit by an Australian leader in more than a decade as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence in the Pacific....
11:13, 06/02/2019

UK suffers major UN defeat over Chagos Islands decolonization The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn the UK's continued occupation of the Chagos Islands -- a humiliating defeat for London on its continued colonial legacy....
09:52, 05/23/2019

British deal with US over Chagos Islands not its finest hour It was not Britain's finest hour.  In the mid-60s Harold Wilson wanted Polaris missiles, the US sought a base in the middle of the Indian Ocean.  ...
18:13, 05/23/2019

Evacuees fleeing Canary Islands wildfire rise to 8,000 Around 8,000 people have been evacuated as firefighters battle an out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands, authorities said on Monday....
11:39, 08/19/2019

Greenland is off the market – but which other islands or towns could Donald Trump buy? From Chilean isles to whole Italian villages, it is possible to purchase a lot of property in a hurry, even for non-billionairesIt’s been a while since the United States went around buying up bits of the world, and with US president Donald Trump’s am...
07:52, 08/22/2019

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people...
14:52, 08/19/2019

Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of political row in Ecuador after the government agreed to allow US anti-narcotics planes to use an airstrip on ...
05:52, 06/18/2019

"Environmental Tragedy" As Canary Islands Fire Out Of Control A fire raged out of control on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria Monday, forcing evacuations as flames rose so high even water-dropping planes could not operate in what was dubbed an......
09:13, 08/20/2019

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its "colonial administration" of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia....
23:39, 05/22/2019

Solomon Islands: bay hit by oil spill suffers second contamination crisis An estimated 5,000 tonnes of bauxite has spilled into Kangava Bay, where a tanker ran aground in FebruaryA second major spill has hit the pristine Solomon Islands bay where a bulk carrier ran aground on a coral reef and leaked oil earlier this year.O...
14:13, 07/05/2019

US tourists drown during Turks and Caicos Islands vacation Three Texas tourists, including a married couple, drowned during a vacation to the Turks and Caicos Islands, authorities and reports said Tuesday. The couple, Irma Barrera, 33, and her husband, Roy Perez, 38, were vacationing with their 15-year-old d...
08:13, 08/07/2019

Thousands try to flee hurricane-devastated Bahamas islands Hundreds of people fled the Bahamas island of Great Abaco by boat on Friday and thousands more tried to get on a cruise ship leaving neighboring Grand Bahama to escape the catastrophic aftermath of Hurricane Dorian....
04:26, 09/07/2019

Solomon Islands switches recognition from Taiwan to China The decision is a major win for China as it seeks to turn a dwindling number of countries that recognize Taiwan. The loss leaves Taiwan recognized by only 16 countries....
18:13, 09/17/2019

Corbyn condemns May's defiance of Chagos Islands ruling Exclusive: Labour leader accuses PM of disregarding international lawJeremy Corbyn has written to the prime minister condemning her decision to defy a ruling of the UN’s principal court which concluded that Britain should hand back the Chagos Islands...
07:13, 05/02/2019

Bahamas sends 900 security personnel to hurricane-hit islands Government acts to avert profiteering in wake of disasterOfficials still trying to reach areas cut off by floods and debrisThe government of the Bahamas has sent 900 police and military personnel to the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama hardest hit b...
19:52, 09/08/2019

China threatens UK with military response over disputed islands China has warned Britain against sailing ships through disputed waters in the South China Sea, saying that such a move would be "hostile" and hinting that Beijing would be forced to responded militarily....
05:52, 09/10/2019

North Carolina's islands: the beauty of the Outer Banks The remote, pristine islands of North Carolina are rich with dunes, wildlife – and the ghost of BlackbeardThere is no horizon: only the odd hint indicates what is water and what is sky. A dolphin shows its back, just for a second. A pair of oystercat...
13:26, 07/28/2019

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to make false travel documents....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas Abaco Islands 'decimated' At least seven people have been killed in the Bahamas and officials expect the number to rise. The hurricane battered the region for more than 30 hours, leaving a trail of destruction....
15:13, 09/04/2019

Sustainable tourism: why the Faroe Islands closed for maintenance When the north Atlantic islands shut for a weekend to all but ‘voluntourists’ doing conservation projects, it was a win-win for locals and visitorsThe road tunnel to Gásadalur was built 15 years ago. Until then, residents of this tiny village on Vága...
12:52, 05/08/2019

UK suffers crushing defeat in UN vote on Chagos Islands General assembly strongly condemns British occupation of Indian Ocean territoryThe United Nations general assembly has overwhelmingly backed a motion condemning Britain’s occupation of the remote Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean.The 116-6 vote left...
22:52, 05/22/2019

Chagos Islands: UN expected to call for end of British control UK faces overwhelming vote to uphold international court’s opinion and declare archipelago an ‘integral part’ of Mauritius The UK is facing a diplomatic rout at the United Nations on Wednesday when the general assembly is expected to vote overwhelmin...
08:26, 05/21/2019

FBI searches Jeffrey Epstein's home in Virgin Islands News of the search came days after Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, died from an apparent suicide while in jail in Manhattan, where he faced child sex trafficking charges....
00:39, 08/13/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote islands Almost one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, according to new research....
10:26, 05/17/2019

'One day we'll disappear': Tuvalu's sinking islands | Eleanor Ainge Roy Rising seas are on the verge of swallowing two of the tiny archipelago’s nine islands, and the encroaching waves haunt locals’ dreams On the hottest days, Leitu Frank feels like she can’t breathe any more. The housewife and mother of five decamps fro...
11:52, 05/16/2019

Wildfire forces 2,000 to evacuate in Spain’s Canary Islands Authorities on Spain’s Canary Islands say around 2,000 people have been evacuated due to a wildfire that has ravaged more than 500 hectares (1,235 acres) since it broke out a day ago...
12:13, 08/18/2019

5 Mediterranean Islands the Tourist Mobs Haven't Invaded Yet Attention: Summer-vacation procrastinators. We’ve identified five Mediterranean islands that offer fabulous food, accommodations and seascapes but remain well-kept secrets—for now....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Inclusivity Win! This White Girl Vacationing With Her Friends In The Caribbean Just Posted A Group Photo Featuring A Local Resort Employee With The Caption ‘Our New Friend Lol’ Society still has a long way to go when it comes to diversity, but this amazing story proves that a more accepting world really is possible: This white girl vacationing with her friends in the Caribbean just posted a group photo featuring a local res...
17:26, 08/08/2019

Whaley Bridge latest: Tearful residents told they could face a week away from home as desperate attempts to prevent dam burst continue Tearful Whaley Bridge residents who had to flee their homes amid fears a dam could burst have been told they may not be allowed to return for a week....
19:00, 08/03/2019

Jeffrey Epstein an ‘evil genius’ for filing will in the Virgin Islands Jeffrey Epstein is still making trouble for his alleged victims from the grave. By filing his will in the US Virgin Islands, the pedophile added another layer of difficulty for his sex-abuse accusers to get a piece of his estate, several lawyers told...
07:52, 08/21/2019

Beijing vows to defend 'islands and rocks' in the South China Sea A high-level Chinese colonel admits there's a possibility of a "miscalculation" in the South China Sea, but defended China's need to protect it....
06:39, 06/03/2019

In Blow to Taiwan, Solomon Islands Is Said to Switch Relations to China The move, which Taiwan denounced as bribery by Beijing, is a setback to both Taipei’s global standing and Washington’s regional diplomacy in the Pacific....
21:13, 09/16/2019

Nebraska, Washington State highlight Cayman Islands field GEORGETOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — New coach Fred Hoiberg and the Nebraska Cornhuskers headline the field for next season’s Cayman Islands Classic. Hoiberg, the former Iowa State and Chicago Bulls coach who took over for Tim Miles this spring, w...
23:26, 05/07/2019

England should consider Pacific Islands tour, says coach Scott Wisemantel • Attack coach says tier-one nations must do more to help• ‘No reason England can’t go there’ says WisemantelWhen England’s attack coach, Scott Wisemantel, discusses the state of Pacific Island rugby it pays to listen. When he urges the Rugby Footbal...
08:26, 09/18/2019

Marshall Islands in Pacific Ocean to develop own cryptocurrency: report A small island nation in the Pacific Ocean with a population of 75,000 is moving forward with developing its own cryptocurrency, according to a Thursday report....
23:52, 09/12/2019

Want to help the Bahamas recover from Hurricane Dorian? Visit its popular islands The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is urging people to help the group of islands recover as a whole by continuing to visit the other islands.       ...
08:39, 09/12/2019

Japan wants to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including a group of contested islands that are also claimed by China....
18:52, 09/04/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Islands in 'hour of darkness' as conditions deteriorate The Bahamian prime minister has said the islands are in their "hour of darkness" as conditions "rapidly" deteriorate six days after Hurricane Dorian ripped through....
06:13, 09/08/2019

Spared by Dorian, Florida’s Bahamians Give Back to Islands Bahamians helped build South Florida in the 1800s. Now the descendants of those early settlers are engaged in a frantic effort to help storm victims in the country many still cherish as home....
01:13, 09/08/2019

Solomon Islands poised to switch allegiance from Taiwan to China Pacific nation is one of the few countries that recognise Taiwan, but this may soon changeThe Solomon Islands intends to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and align itself with Beijing, the leader of a high-level government team representing the Sout...
01:26, 09/07/2019

Japan to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including a group of contested islands that are also claimed by China....
06:13, 09/05/2019

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, promising that the thousands affected by the fire would get help in rebuilding....
23:52, 08/22/2019

At least 5 are dead in Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian continues to slam islands The historic storm hovered over the islands after virtually grinding to a halt, pounding the islands with record winds, rain and storm surge.        ...
14:52, 09/03/2019

South Korea starts drills at Japan-claimed islands South Korea's navy has launched a drill around a group of small islands claimed by both Tokyo and Seoul as the feud between the two countries escalates. Japan said the islands were "obviously" part of their territory....
11:39, 08/25/2019

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000 people, authorities said. The blaze — d...
23:39, 08/19/2019

Marshall Islands says beer named after Bikini Atoll unacceptable A Texas-based beer company is facing backlash after it named a beer Bikini Atoll, the site of U.S. nuclear tests that led to contamination.       ...
00:52, 08/16/2019

China launches exercises on disputed Paracel Islands, report says China continues to engage in exercises in the South China Sea despite recent protest from ASEAN member states, according to a Vietnamese press report....
00:39, 08/07/2019

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage in area frequently hit by quakes....
22:26, 06/27/2019

Are artificial islands the answer to Hong Kong’s housing crisis? Will a $60bn development to house 1.1 million people help to ease the world’s most unaffordable property market or is it simply ‘pouring money into the sea’?Was your city planned from scratch? Share your experiences“Reclamation is unavoidable,” Hong ...
09:26, 07/12/2019

Radiation Levels at the Marshall Islands Remain Disturbingly High An analysis of soil samples, ocean sediment, and fruits from the Marshall Islands—the site of nearly 70 nuclear weapons tests during the 1940s and 1950s—has revealed alarmingly high levels of radiation, with some regions at levels exceeding areas aff...
23:00, 07/15/2019

Erick, Flossie to bring glancing blows to Hawaiian Islands Hurricane Erick and Tropical Storm Flossie will pose a dual threat to the Hawaiian Islands beginning at the middle of this week and continuing into early next week....
02:52, 07/31/2019

Russia summons Japanese ambassador over disputed islands comments Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday it had summoned the Japanese ambassador in Moscow to complain about what it said was criticism from Tokyo that bordered on "an attempt to interfere in Russia's domestic affairs."...
19:00, 08/06/2019

Fascinating Artifacts from the Battle of the Egadi Islands are Pulled from the Depths Underwater archaeologists have recovered a treasure trove of artifacts off the coast of Sicily from the site of the first ancient naval battle ever discovered , including warship rams, helmets, armor, and weapons dating back 2,000 years. What was the...
22:00, 08/01/2019

Solomon Islands plans due diligence tour on Taiwan ties The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan's remaining allies in the Pacific, will send a delegation to study Chinese aid in neighboring countries as it considers a potential diplomatic switch to Beijing, the delegation leader said on Monday....
12:13, 06/24/2019

Airbnb Luxe offers castles, villas and islands for $1,000 per night If you've ever wanted to stay in a castle in France or book an entire island in the Pacific, you might appreciate Airbnb's new luxury travel offering, Airbnb Luxe. The company launched the long-rumored service today with more than 2,000 han...
05:39, 06/26/2019

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding equipment....
10:39, 08/13/2019

Atlantic tropical disturbance may develop as it approaches Leeward Islands A disturbance over the central Atlantic is the only feature that has a chance of development in the next week, but that system is forecast to approach the Leeward Islands....
03:39, 08/03/2019

Australia waters down Pacific Islands plea on climate crisis Forum’s chair describes leaders’ 12 hours of talks as ‘very, very tough struggle’Australia stands in opposition to other Pacific Islands nations after distancing itself from language calling for urgent action on climate change at a regional meeting i...
01:13, 08/16/2019

Climbing and diving on Kalymnos: an Aegean islands adventure continues Kalymnos, second hop on our tour of lesser-known islands, has many rock-climbing highlights – and some sweet spots for scuba diving• Read part 1 of Kevin’s odyssey: IkariaI’m sitting on the shady patio of the Paradisio cafe in Vlychadia, overlooking ...
14:39, 08/04/2019

Southwest to begin running $29 flights between Hawaiian islands in January In mid-January, Southwest will offer four flights a day between Hilo on Hawaii island to Honolulu and from Lihue on Kauai to Honolulu.       ...
19:13, 08/19/2019

8,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people, authorities said. The blaze has charr...
16:26, 08/19/2019

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures they opposed....
16:26, 08/15/2019

Artificial Scottish islands are thousands of years older than thought Ancient inhabitants of Scotland built islands in the country’s lochs, with most thought to be about 2800 years old – but several actually date back 5600 years...
13:52, 06/12/2019

Small islands might be the first to achieve a full-electric transport system At a recent talk on the UK’s energy sector, the head of an electric utility company claimed that “the problem of decarbonizing our electricity sector is fixed”. Eyebrows were raised at this, but his point quickly became clear. The technologies needed...
02:52, 07/01/2019

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park, authorities said on Monday....
21:39, 08/19/2019

Opinion: Simone Biles isn't just best gymnast of her time, she's an athlete for the ages Every time she takes the floor, Simone Biles changes her sport. She does moves no other woman has done, and few men even try.       ...
07:26, 08/13/2019

'Madden NFL' cover athlete Patrick Mahomes wants to mark in game with no-look passes Kansas City Chiefs' quarterback Patrick Mahomes is on the cover of the 'Madden NFL 20' video game. But can his character do no-look and lefty passes?        ...
23:13, 04/28/2019

Former Kentucky coach Hal Mumme remembers Jared Lorenzen, the 'unbelievable' athlete Former Kentucky coach Hal Mumme remembers how Jared Lorenzen caught his eye as an shockingly talented quarterback recruit.       ...
21:26, 07/04/2019

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk modeler AIR Worldwide, a Verisk Analytics Inc unit....
21:26, 09/06/2019

'I was freaking out': Indiana man falls down a volcano on his Caribbean honeymoon Clay Chastain was seriously injured after falling down a volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts while on his honeymoon.       ...
19:52, 07/24/2019

'Madden NFL' cover athlete Patrick Mahomes wants to make mark in game with no-look passes Kansas City Chiefs' quarterback Patrick Mahomes is on the cover of the 'Madden NFL 20' video game. But can his character do no-look and lefty passes?       ...
18:26, 07/12/2019

U.S. seeks to renew Pacific islands security pact to foil China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday negotiations have begun with three Pacific island nations to renew a national security agreement that would help Washington counter growing Chinese influence in the region....
21:52, 08/05/2019

Abaco Islands, at a Remove From the Bahamas’ Resorts, Feel Dorian’s Wrath The small islands, sparsely populated by fishermen, manual laborers and migrants from Haiti, reportedly had thousands of homes damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Dorian....
17:00, 09/03/2019

Solomon Islands To Sever Ties With Taiwan, Shift Alliance To Beijing The Solomon Islands intends to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and align itself with Beijing, the leader of a high-level government team representing the South Pacific archipelago has said....
15:00, 09/05/2019

Japan-South Korea tussle over disputed islands spreads to Olympics, again A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics again as Tokyo on Wednesday criticized Seoul's complaint over the labeling of a map of Japan on the Tokyo Games' website....
09:52, 07/24/2019

Russia unsure if Japan-U.S. treaty revision will affect islands dispute Russia will need to wait for the United States and Japan to revise their security treaty before deciding how it is going to affect Moscow-Tokyo talks on disputed islands, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said on Saturday....
19:13, 06/29/2019

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands to halt invasive rodents A U.S. government agency is proposing the deployment of 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco....
03:13, 07/08/2019

Farne Islands seabirds in danger as heavy rain kills chicks National Trust says species decline apparent as climate crisis brings more frequent destructive storms in summerSeabirds nesting on the remote Farne Islands have been hit by heavy rain which has killed many of their young, the National Trust said.Arc...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Mass graves found on Scottish islands may be ancient tsunami victims A rare tsunami may have struck the islands of Shetland and Orkney off the UK’s north coast 5500 years ago, killing dozens of people who had to be hastily buried...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
14:26, 07/17/2019

Cenobio de Valeron: 350 Small Caves Create Confusion in the Canary Islands The strange appearance of the cavities that comprise the immense Cenobio de Valeron archaeological site in the Canary Islands caused confusion for Spanish colonizers and early scholars. ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Solomon Islands recognizes Beijing as diplomatic stranglehold tightens around Taiwan  The island nation’s defection whittled the number of countries that recognize Taiwan down to just 16 after Beijing flipped key allies over objections from Washington....
19:13, 09/16/2019

China extends influence in Pacific as Solomon Islands break with Taiwan Blow for Taipei as largest remaining ally in region switches relations to Beijing The Solomon Islands’ government has voted to sever its longstanding ties with Taiwan and take up diplomatic relations with Beijing.The move is a huge blow to self-ruled...
16:26, 09/16/2019

Russia and China push buttons in Asia with flyover of contested islands While Japan and South Korea may not agree on who owns a cluster of tiny, rocky islands off their coastlines, they do agree that Russian bombers shouldn't be flying above them....
03:13, 07/27/2019

8 Killed, Dozens Injured As Twin Quakes Strike Islands In Philippines Eight people were killed and dozens injured when a series of earthquakes struck islands in the far northern Philippines early Saturday, terrifying locals and sparking an urgent search of collapsed......
08:39, 07/27/2019

The plan to build mega wind farms and artificial islands in North Sea A radical plan to build artificial islands in the North Sea that act as hubs for mega wind farms has received a boost after an analysis said it was feasible...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands still exceed Fukushima, Chernobyl: study Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
04:00, 07/16/2019

In Abaco Islands, lives shattered by Hurricane Dorian’s devastation to the Bahamas MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas — About a week after Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Abaco Islands as the strongest hurricane to hit the Bahamas on record, those remaining here at the site of the devastation said the storm took away everything from them. On the ...
02:26, 09/09/2019

Indonesia to build country's longest bridge linking islands near Singapore Indonesia plans to build a 7 km (4.35 mile) bridge to connect two islands in the Malacca Strait, close to Singapore, as part of efforts to develop industry and tourism in the area, the government said on Thursday....
12:39, 07/11/2019

Bahamas suffers ‘catastrophic damage’ as Dorian pounds islands: offical Bahamian officials said Monday they’re anticipating multiple fatalities in the archipelago, where Hurricane Dorian’s 165-mph winds and 23-foot storm surges have leveled thousands of houses, left swaths without power and caused millions of...
22:52, 09/02/2019

Seas rise, hope sinks: Tuvalu's vanishing islands – in pictures One of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries is already suffering floods, droughts and coral bleachingAll photographs by Sean Gallagher Continue reading......
10:13, 05/27/2019

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to coal on the draft communique of the Pacific Islands Forum, and is expected to be able to get that rem...
02:52, 08/15/2019

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the wayIt is the drug route you’ve never heard of: a multi-billion dollar operation involving cocaine and methamphetamines being pa...
22:26, 06/23/2019

Southwest expands Hawaii flights with $99 fares as tourists flock to the islands Southwest Airlines is expanding its Hawaii network with more flights from cities in California and between islands, pushing down competitor's shares....
05:39, 08/16/2019

Japan To Set Up Police Unit To Patrol Disputed Islands In East China Sea Japan will launch a special police unit equipped with submachine guns and helicopters to patrol disputed isles in the East China Sea -- a source of tension between Tokyo and Beijing, according to......
10:13, 09/02/2019