Tag Archives: New York

EPA intends tougher downwind air-pollution rule in 23 states

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency wants to set tougher new limits on smokestack emissions from nearly two dozen states that burden downwind areas with air pollution from power…

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Over 1,200 European jihadis have returned in past 2 years

PARIS (AP) — More than 1,200 Europeans who joined Islamic extremists in Syria & Iraq have returned home in the past two years, an Associated Press count shows. Many have…

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Frenchman Charged Over Gatwick Security Alert

A 41-year-old Frenchman has been charged with possession of an air rifle & a knife, following a major security alert at Gatwick Airport. The airport's North Terminal was closed for…

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Sports competitions in Paris region suspended in wake of attacks

PARIS (Reuters) – All sports competitions in the Paris region have been suspended in the wake of Friday's deadly attacks in the French capital in which at least 120 people…

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Jeremy Corbyn to condemn UK role in 'disastrous' wars in Middle East

Jeremy Corbyn will condemn the UK's role in a series of "disastrous" wars in the Middle East, including current operations against Islamic State, claiming they have increased the security threat…

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'Dismay' as meals on wheels 'axed for 46,000 older people' in last three years

More than 46,000 elderly people have had their "meals on wheels" service axed in the past three years, according to the Malnutrition Task Force. Analysis of official data for England…

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Abigail's Gales: Gusts Of Up To 90mph In Storm

There is already flash flooding in parts of Scotland, as it prepares for the full impact of a storm that threatens to bring lightning, heavy downpours & winds of up…

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Brent oil hits lowest since late August; dollar dips

By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – Brent crude oil prices hit their lowest since late August on Wednesday on worries approximately growing U.S. stockpiles, while the U.S. dollar took…

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Forecasters: 63 million should have eye out for bad weather

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Forecasters are warning 63 million people in the central U.S. to have an eye out for offensive weather this week as colliding air masses threaten…

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Rarely seen blue whale carcass washes ashore near beach

GOLD BEACH, Ore. (AP) — A 78-foot long dead blue whale weighing over 100 tons washed ashore this week north of Gold Beach. The Register-Guard reports (http://goo.gl/G680ZQ ) researchers are…