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State government-funded managers urge cane farmers to question reef science

Exclusive: Speaking tour by controversial academic Peter Ridd is being supported by sugarcane managers paid for with Queensland government fundsSugarcane industry managers funded by grants from the Queensland government to help cane growers...

State government-funded managers urge cane farmers to question reef science

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Cane growers support front group working to undermine Great Barrier Reef science Exclusive: Farmers United says ‘we know in our hearts and minds’ experts are wrong about run-off damaging the reefQueensland cane growers’ groups are...
03:48 2019-08-23

Top U.S. diplomat for Africa to travel to Sudan to urge talks: State Department The U.S. top diplomat for Africa will visit Sudan this week to meet with a transitional military council and the country's civilian opposition to urg...
18:48 2019-06-10

Hungary eyes science research as latest target for state control Academy will be managed by nationalist government in unprecedented moveThe Hungarian government is moving to bring the country’s umbrella scientific ...
01:48 2019-06-13

Chinese state media urge action, voice support for Hong Kong police after clashes Chinese state media called on Beijing on Wednesday to deal with protests in Hong Kong more decisively after a reporter from one of China's largest go...
06:00 2019-08-14

Chinese state media urge action, voice support for Hong Kong police after overnight clashes Chinese state media called on Beijing on Wednesday to deal with protests in Hong Kong more decisively after a reporter from one of China's largest go...
01:16 2019-08-14

Farmers slam Trump's China tariffs despite billions spent on aid packages — 'farmers do not want a payout' Reuters/Jonathan Ernst The US collected $63 billion in tariffs in the year through to June, abut half of which was from new tariffs on China. But ro...
10:48 2019-08-08

Iowa State's Matt Campbell addressed the inevitable NFL question at Big 12 Media Days Iowa State progress is Matt Campbell talking about football, and not uniform color and entrance music. Interest in NFL and college football jobs loom...
22:32 2019-07-16

The psychology of climate science denial – Science Weekly podcast We revisit the archive as Ian Sample looks at why some people continue to deny anthropogenic global heating, despite the scientific evidence. Could b...
02:48 2019-08-02

Raising Cane’s to open third Tucson restaurant TUCSON – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is set to open its third restaurant in Tucson. The Louisiana-based company will open its new location in late...
04:16 2019-06-21

Light-up cane used by Titanic lifeboat survivor up for action An extraordinary Titanic artifact — an electric walking stick used by a survivor to signal for help from a lifeboat — is hitting the auction block. T...
17:16 2019-07-04

20 customers to be given Raising Cane’s for a year at Tuesday’s grand opening TUCSON – Whether if you’re a fan of their chicken fingers or their Texas toast, there is no question that Caniacs will be up early Tuesda...
22:16 2019-08-12

Raising Cane’s to hold grand opening for Speedway location TUCSON – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is set to open its second Tucson location next week. The grand opening will be Tues, Aug. 13 at 2604 E. Speed...
05:32 2019-08-09

Rains seen hampering coffee, cane harvest in Brazil, but will cease soon Ample rains in most of the sugar and coffee areas in Brazil this week are expected to bring harvest operations to a halt, but forecasts indicate prec...
14:32 2019-06-03

Artificial reef unveiled in Sydney Harbor Sydney Harbor has a new reef on its sandy floor. Officials unveiled an artificial reef this week alongside the sea wall of the Sydney Opera House at ...
11:00 2019-06-07

Join a rideshare to the Great Barrier Reef Update the ol' Uber app because beginning Monday, May 27 for an extremely limited time, riders in select Queensland, Australia cities will be able to...
16:16 2019-05-23

Abstract board games are all the rage—and Reef is the year’s best Enlarge / Reef is a bright, inviting game with a lot of fun, colorful pieces. (credit: Aaron Zimmerman) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look a...
18:48 2019-05-21

Nan Madol: The Mysterious Ancient Coral Reef City Nan Madol is the only ancient city ever built upon a coral reef.  It is comprised of a set of almost 100 stone and coral filled platforms atop artifi...
00:48 2019-05-24

Reef halo riddle: What's behind the mysterious rings around coral? We long assumed that circles of bare sand around coral reefs are caused by fish nibbling away seaweed. But a 10-year investigation has found the trut...
15:16 2019-05-21

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an...
02:48 2019-07-19

Hail an Uber submarine, scUber, and have your driver take you to the Great Barrier Reef Uber announced a ride-share submarine – aptly named scUber – for riders to explore Australia's Great Barrier Reef inside an underwat...
18:48 2019-05-23

Scientists at an aquarium just figured out how to save Florida’s ‘Great Barrier Reef’ Scientists in Florida may have just saved the the third largest coral reef on the planet. Florida Aquarium Senior Coral Scientist Keri O’Neil, aka “T...
20:48 2019-08-21

Sink Navy Warship, Get Artificial Underwater Reef: Maharashtra's Pitch Two months after the Navy decommissioned INS Ganga, an indigenous guided-missile frigate, the government of Maharashtra has officially written to the...
06:16 2019-06-14

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient ...
15:00 2019-06-18

Purple fairy wrasse named Wakanda discovered on reef in twilight zone Scuba-divers have discovered a new fish – a vibrant purple fairy wrasse. They have named it Cirrhilabrus wakanda, after the fictional kingdom in Blac...
07:48 2019-07-12

Great Barrier Reef hard coral cover close to record lows Coral bleaching, crown-of-thorns starfish and cyclones cause 10% to 30% decline over past five yearsHard coral cover on the Great Barrier Reef remain...
00:48 2019-07-11

Warren Entsch declares war on plastic in new Great Barrier Reef envoy role Veteran Liberal MP is aiming to rid beaches of plastics, micro and nano plastics, but won’t commit to a banThe Liberal MP Warren Entsch has launched ...
14:32 2019-05-27

'Do you know the question you are asking?' - Guardiola furious with FFP question "Pep Guardiola reacted with incredulity when he was asked during his post-match press conference whether he was asked whether he had ‘separate paymen...
13:32 2019-05-21

The Best Password Managers Last week, we asked you to fill us in on your favorite password managers. After combing through your responses, testing out a few new ones, and getti...
17:16 2019-07-05

Bright Spot for Money Managers: ESG A record amount is flowing to investment managers engaged in socially responsible investing, an area of strength for stock pickers who have otherwise...
16:48 2019-07-11

Why are so many Ligue 1 clubs sacking their managers? Half of the managers who started this season will not be around when Ligue 1 returns in AugustBy Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football Ne...
08:32 2019-05-28

How Five Money Managers Are Playing Swings in the Market U.S. stocks have been increasingly volatile lately, with the S&P 500 rising or falling by more than 1% almost every day in the past few weeks. Here’s...
09:00 2019-08-14

Walmart Turns to VR to Pick Middle Managers The country’s largest employer is using a VR skills assessment as part of the selection process to find new middle managers, hoping to limit inherent...
08:32 2019-06-30

Why Fund Managers Are Scared of Sudden Withdrawals   Why have markets been so alarmed over sudden withdrawals from a handful of European investment funds, like London-based H2O Asset Management? And why...
17:16 2019-07-10

New managers make the Championship even more unpredictable as season gets underway It is said every year that the Championship is the most competitive and unpredictable league in the world, and a look through this season's runners a...
14:48 2019-08-02

Workplace bias: 1-in-5 managers won’t hire pro-Trump workers American workers who like President Trump face sweeping bias against them, with some managers refusing to hire his supporters and those already emplo...
23:32 2019-08-19

Six players, both managers suspended after Reds-Pirates brawl Major League Baseball suspended six players and both managers involved in a brawl between the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates earlier this wee...
21:00 2019-08-01

Are you hoping to work remotely? Here's what hiring managers are looking for Getting hired as a remote worker can be a challenge. Hiring managers look for previous experience in that role when considering applicants.  &#...
12:48 2019-05-24

Massimiliano Allegri leaves Juventus as one of their great managers Allegri has not always been popular with fans but not even Giovanni Trapattoni or Marcello Lippi won five straight titlesBy Dan Cancian for The Gentl...
10:48 2019-05-24

India’s wealth managers find profit in the provinces The face of wealth management in India is changing, as vast fortunes are made by young digital disruptors and as private banks venture out of the mai...
14:16 2019-05-21

SEC says closed-end funds should disclose more, managers differ on requirements NEW YORK, June 20 (LPC) - Firms that manage closed-end funds agree that regulatory proposals that would force managers to disclose more information t...
12:48 2019-06-20

Walmart uses virtual reality to test new store managers Virtual reality headsets are being used to test Walmart employee knowledge and leadership skills when hiring new managers.     &...
08:16 2019-07-08

MLB suspends eight after wild Reds-Pirates brawl, including both managers The dugout-clearing brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds in the ninth inning of Tuesday night’s game resulted in multiple-game su...
13:16 2019-08-02

GameStop Lays Off Dozens Of Regional Managers As It Searches For A Future On Tuesday, several GameStop employees took to Reddit to report that their regional sales supervisors had been laid off. These anecdotal reports, com...
17:16 2019-08-01

Asset managers farm out trading as costs and complexity climb It's 10 o'clock at night, and Benjamin Arnold's day is just beginning. The former Goldman Sachs trader is gearing up to trade equities in Asia from h...
03:48 2019-08-06

Supermarket managers step down amid controversy over safari photos In the photos, the couple could be seen standing over various big-game animals they allegedly hunted, including a hippopotamus, a zebra, an alligator...
14:00 2019-07-11

Asia's billionaires develop taste for boutique wealth managers Growing demand by Asia's rich for independent advisory services and access to a wide variety of investment products is spurring the surge of boutique...
04:32 2019-05-27

Two top fixed-income portfolio managers exit Eaton Vance Bond fund managers Kathleen Gaffney and Henry Peabody left Eaton Vance Corp at the end of June and have been replaced by existing members of the firm...
11:48 2019-07-19

Seeking shelter from trade war, fund managers bet on China's consumers China may be an odd choice for investors seeking shelter from a Sino-U.S. trade war. Yet, money managers in Asia are pouring funds into Chinese stock...
04:32 2019-06-13

Prosecutors suspect 70 Deutsche Bank managers in dividend tax probe: paper German prosecutors have extended an investigation into a tax-stripping scheme, with around 70 current and former executives of Deutsche Bank now bein...
15:32 2019-06-06

eBay Accuses Amazon Managers of Leading Plan to Snag Sellers eBay sued three employees working at e-commerce rival Amazon, alleging that they conspired with dozens of other workers to fraudulently take high-val...
20:32 2019-08-02

Investment managers don’t understand how to rate funds managed by black people Enlarge (credit: Govt. of Alberta / Flickr) Science has struggled to increase the diversity of the research community, trying to ensure that everyo...
07:32 2019-08-14

Enter English managers to show their worth and cause Premier League surprise Graham Potter, Dean Smith and Chris Wilder have earned the chance to alter perceptions and put their stamp on the top flightIf there is one quality t...
21:32 2019-08-08

Engineering managers, DevOps specialists top earners among developers, survey shows Latest Stack Overflow survey of almost 90,000 developers finds momentum for DevOps and data science-related jobs. Overall developer job satisfaction ...
13:16 2019-05-28

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all...
09:16 2019-05-21

Klopp wowed by Arsenal, Poch voices new boy fears, Pep backs VAR - What The Managers Said "Pep\u0027s been bigging up VAR, Klopp is salivating over Arsenal\u0027s strikeforce, Poch has low expectations for new signing and Zidane has set Ga...
14:00 2019-08-23

Exclusive: Singapore cautions wealth managers on aggressively courting HK business Singapore has cautioned wealth managers against aggressively marketing their services or making other efforts to woo clients to the city state by cap...
07:32 2019-07-12

'Toxic cocktail' brewing for U.S. asset managers: hedge fund investor Kass Hedge fund investor Doug Kass said on Tuesday that he is shorting several investment managers, including T. Rowe Price Group Inc and Franklin Resourc...
19:00 2019-05-21

Repayment influx leaves loan managers flush with cash as US supply wanes NEW YORK, Aug 8 (LPC) - Billions in loan repayments are set to leave US investors flush with cash in a market that continues to grapple with a low su...
14:48 2019-08-08

Singapore cautions wealth managers against aggressively courting Hong Kong business Officials from the Monetary Authority of Singapore made the request last month to wealth managers, including DBS and a unit of Oversea-Chinese Bankin...
01:32 2019-07-12

Deutsche Bank CEO Scolds Managers Over Pricey Suit Fittings Amid Layoffs Deutsche Bank chief executive Christian Sewing was forced to personally rebuke managers who ordered tailors to their London office as thousands of tr...
09:48 2019-07-12

Managers ring changes and Jill Ellis beats Phil Neville at mind games | Suzanne Wrack There were unexpected changes on both sides, but it was the Americans who came up with a tactical masterclassBilled as the Lucy Bronze versus Megan R...
19:32 2019-07-02

ICC orders fixers to steer clear of Cricket World Cup and assigns anti-corruption managers to each team The ICC are confident that the Cricket World Cup will not be troubled by corruption, and have taken the unusual step of contacting around a dozen kno...
13:16 2019-05-24

Lawsuit Alleges Buffalo Wild Wings Managers Gave the Green Light to Refuse Black Customers Perhaps you’ve heard the stories about how black people don’t tip, without deconstructing the reasoning as to why that might be. Or perhaps you’re ju...
10:48 2019-05-22

Lords of the Ring: Can 'smart' ring give BlackRock fund managers the edge? After years of using the internet, satellites, algos and other innovations to mine 'Big Data' for that edge over rivals, the world's biggest investme...
12:48 2019-06-21

Mauricio Pochettino vs Jurgen Klopp: Tottenham vs Liverpool managers head to head before Champions League Final Saturday will be an historic night for either Mauricio Pochettino or Jurgen Klopp, with one manager set to lift the European Cup for the first time e...
02:48 2019-06-01

The five: robot farmers Will robots be the answer to labour shortages on farms? Our pick of the best planting, weeding and harvesting machinesLast week a startup based at Pl...
04:00 2019-06-02

Football quiz: the many managers of Chelsea Football Club Who won the World Cup? Who played a final? Who liked eggs?How many Italians have managed Chelsea since they last had a (permanent) English manager?Tw...
11:32 2019-06-19

Delaware's latest First State title: Only no-kill state for shelter animals Delaware's designation as the country's first no-kill state for shelter animals came from the Best Friends Animal Society.   ...
01:00 2019-08-12

Langston Jackson Sets State 100M Record, Wins State Titlle LEXINGTON, Ky- Kentucky track and field commit Langston Jackson put on one final show at the high school ranks, and he did so on the track that he wi...
15:32 2019-06-01

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State on Wednesday said its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and said its fighte...
19:32 2019-06-19

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmis...
22:16 2019-06-03

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other...
15:48 2019-06-27

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.     ...
14:32 2019-05-23

How to Help Afghan Farmers? Gorge on Watermelons After a bumper harvest created a catastrophic drop in prices, a campaign to eat the fruit was bolstered by a presidential order to feed it to troops....
12:32 2019-06-20

Is the US chicken industry cheating its farmers? Leaked documents reveal remarkable power US poultry industry holds over farmers struggling to stay afloat on thin marginsPoultry firms in the US have...
11:48 2019-08-03

Why are farmers in Morocco becoming insect guardians? Bees, butterflies and other pollinators are threatened around the world. One project is encouraging farmers in Morocco to use blooming fields and ins...
08:00 2019-08-14

Farmers Welcome Trade Truce, Hope for More Farmers and agricultural groups welcomed the U.S.-China trade truce but are still looking for a comprehensive agreement to restore large-scale export...
16:48 2019-06-30

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa...
21:16 2019-05-30

Indian farmers are using the sun to water crops Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to ...
03:16 2019-07-04

Seeing science – in pictures Photography and science have long been intertwined, helping to shape the way we look at the world, as Marvin Heiferman shows in Seeing Science: How P...
04:32 2019-07-15

The science of the home run Professor Lloyd V. Smith and a team of scientists at Washington State University are working with Major League Baseball to understand the league&apos...
15:32 2019-08-02

Oregon Governor Orders State Police to Find GOP State Senators Avoiding a Climate Vote Oregon is poised to pass sweeping legislation to fight climate change. But before the bill can come to a vote, the Oregon State Police may need to tr...
13:16 2019-06-22

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week. The post Chinese state media say Presiden...
10:16 2019-06-17

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 Clay Dungan hit a two-run single in a four-run sixth inning, and the Indiana State Sycamores stayed alive by eliminating Ohio State with a 10-5 victo...
19:00 2019-06-02

Iowa State signs Penn State’s Rasir Bolton AMES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State basketball transfer Rasir Bolton has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Wednesday that Bolton, who averag...
19:16 2019-05-29

End onshore windfarm ban, Tories urge Conservative party voters want to scrap block on new land turbines, survey findsPressure is mounting within the Conservative party to end its block o...
07:32 2019-06-30

Trump announces $16 billion in aid for U.S. farmers hit by trade war The package announced at the White House is bigger than last year's $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers and ranchers caught in tariff showdowns....
02:16 2019-05-24

What Is the Greatest Farmers' Market Stand in Your City? It’s prime season for farmers’ markets: local tomatoes, avocados, blueberries, corn, all the best produce in the Northern Hemisphere. But my favorite...
09:32 2019-07-08

Five ways UK farmers are tackling climate change Farms are on the front line of climate change - vulnerable to extreme weather events - so farmers are coming up with new and surprising ways of tackl...
07:00 2019-08-19

Why America’s tariff-hit farmers still support Trump EASTON, NY — Most mornings, Paul Molesky begins his workday at 5 a.m. — not on his family’s small beef farm — but as the operations manager for Allen...
13:48 2019-07-13

Trump tweets U.S. farmers ‘starting to do great again’ — except they’re not Before the trade war with China even began, farmers and ranchers struggled with falling farm income and commodity prices, rising debt, floods and rai...
00:48 2019-07-24

Nigeria: The politicized herders and farmers conflict Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has...
19:16 2019-07-16

If farmers stopped using chemicals on crops, would the bugs take over? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific con...
18:32 2019-07-31

Trump pledges $16B to farmers hurt by trade war President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, insisting the money "all comes from China," spec...
00:16 2019-05-24

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley: Farmers don't want aid, they want trade Farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war would rather have their markets back than the latest bailout from the Trump administration, says GOP...
19:32 2019-05-23

Trump eyes up to $15B in more aid for farmers hurt by tariffs The Trump administration was expected to announce up to $15 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade war with China as soon as Thursday, people fa...
19:00 2019-05-22

Drought-Hit Maharashtra Farmers Given Rs 4,461 Crore: Government The Maharashtra government today expressed solidarity with farmers reeling under the impact of severe drought in large parts of the state and said a ...
11:48 2019-06-18

Centre Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Farmers The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture informat...
15:32 2019-07-03

Farmers are using drones to help save an endangered US river The Colorado River is a vital but threatened river in the Western U.S., so farmers are adapting to help conserve it.      &...
03:16 2019-08-14

Australian farmers face more hot, dry weather: forecast Hot, dry weather will persist across Australia's east coast for at least another three months, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, in a fo...
22:48 2019-05-29

Funds Under PM-Kisan Scheme Yet To Be Transferred To Farmers In UP Funds under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi could not be transferred to 1.5 lakh farmers in Uttar Pradesh due to "data mismatch" and they will ...
06:16 2019-05-30

Farmers save a harvest of neighbor with cancer When stage 4 cancer stood in the way of farmer Larry Yockey reaping his wheat harvest for the first time in 50 years, dozens of his fellow farmers st...
17:48 2019-08-09

Washington state will offer third gender option on state ID’s OLYMPIA, Wash. (CNN) – Washington state residents who identify with genders other than male or female will have another option to select on the...
12:48 2019-08-02

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’...
11:48 2019-06-02

The science of sex: what happens to our bodies when we're aroused? It’s good for our mental and physical health, lowering blood pressure and boosting the immune systemSex is the most talked-about, joked about, though...
03:48 2019-05-23

What Seinfeld can teach us about science From micro pigs to the doping dangers of a poppy seed bagel, life may be imitating the US sitcomWhen Jerry Seinfeld starts his UK tour, listen out fo...
09:16 2019-07-12

The Science Behind Fever Dreams Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms—from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also have not...
08:48 2019-06-11

The five: chimeras created by science A chimera is an organism with genetic material from two or more sources. Experiments in the field may save lives but are ethically controversialLast ...
03:16 2019-08-11

Bipolar: Experts urge better initial care Specialists reveal that people with bipolar disorder have to wait for a long time for a diagnosis, and that they fail to receive appropriate initial ...
17:48 2019-06-27

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to sanction Turkey Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian miss...
19:16 2019-07-18

EU, US urge non-violence as Albanian opposition protests Albanian opposition supporters marched in another anti-government protest to demand the prime minister’s resignation as the European Union and the U....
16:16 2019-05-25

Will she flip? Deputies urge woman to say she was trafficked STUART, Fla. (AP) — The Chinese masseuse shrinks into her chair as the Florida sheriff’s detective tells her deputies installed hidden cameras ...
12:16 2019-06-10

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the Germa...
07:32 2019-06-22

U.S. Farmers See More Trouble in Fresh Mexico Tariff Threat Farm groups warned the White House against proposed new tariffs on Mexico, predicting they could trigger retaliatory trade actions from Mexico and ag...
21:00 2019-05-31

Brazil cotton farmers sue Bayer over patent on GMO seed Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on Thursday sued Bayer AG , seeking to cancel the chemical company's patent protection for its...
12:48 2019-07-11

China suspends purchases from US farmers as trade war heats up Beijing's Commerce Ministry announced Monday that it had stopped buying U.S. agricultural goods in retaliation for the Trump administration's decisio...
00:16 2019-08-06

Trump lifts curbs on E15 gasoline to help farmers, angering Big Oil The Trump administration on Friday lifted restrictions on the sale of higher ethanol blends of gasoline, keeping a campaign promise to farmers suffer...
13:32 2019-05-31

U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest ec...
13:32 2019-05-21

U.S. to pay $15 minimum per acre to farmers hurt by China trade war The U.S. government will pay a minimum of $15 per acre to farmers hurt by President Donald Trump's trade war with China under an aid package to be un...
06:00 2019-07-24

Uneven US free trade deal would 'betray' UK farmers Farmers have given a stark warning that any uneven free trade agreement between the UK and US would amount to "a betrayal" of British farmers and co...
17:16 2019-06-03

NSW farmers granted amnesty for illegal land-clearing Environment movement accuses the Berejiklian government of caving in to big agribusiness over the amnestyNew South Wales farmers who cleared land ill...
02:48 2019-08-01

After brutal spring floods, U.S. farmers face big losses DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planting season ended more than a month ago, but much of 39-year-old Greg McGlinch’s 450-acre ...
00:48 2019-07-05

U.S. farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant tha...
06:48 2019-06-14

U.S. to allow September 1 grazing on unplantable acres to help farmers after floods The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Thursday announced a new measure to help farmers who were unable to plant corn and soybeans due to wides...
05:16 2019-06-21

Food after oil: how urban farmers are preparing us for a self-sufficient future Bristol is at the head of a food phenomenon that is helping residents better connect with their cities and each otherIf you travel by train into Bris...
15:48 2019-08-18

New tariff relief for farmers could increase backup of unsellable soy Agricultural economists fear the Trump administration's new tariff relief program will encourage farmers to plant more soybeans this spring that cann...
18:48 2019-05-24

Aid to make up for Trump trade wars mostly going to largest farmers More than half of the $8.4 billion in aid the U.S. Agriculture Department has given out to compensate for disruptions caused by President Trump's tra...
16:16 2019-07-31

Modern farmers work harder than cavemen did: study Most would consider themselves lucky to have been born in the modern age — unthreatened by food scarcity and saber-toothed tigers. But a new an...
13:48 2019-05-21

The ‘Pocket-Sized Monster’ Terrifying Farmers the World Over The fall armyworm is hungry, on the move and scaring farmers the world over. The crop-devouring pest has spread from the Americas to Africa and Asia,...
19:32 2019-06-02

Rain leaves veggie farmers struggling with no aid in sight DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Torrential rain this spring prevented most Midwest farmers from planting their crops but while the federal government provide...
11:48 2019-06-16

Southern Alberta farmers harvest wheat for charity Southern Alberta farmers are once again working together to battle world hunger by doing what they do best. The Taber and District Foodgrains Project...
03:48 2019-08-21

President tweets American farmers ‘starting to do great again’ — except they’re not Before the trade war even began, farmers and ranchers struggled with falling farm income and commodity prices, rising debt, floods and rain that redu...
19:48 2019-07-23

Some Kenyan farmers turn to silk production for cash A growing number of Kenyan farmers are turning to silk production, in a move away from traditional cash crops such as coffee, maize, sugarcane and co...
10:00 2019-05-27

Yogi Adityanath Assures Farmers Of Right Price Of Their Produce Acknowledging farmers' contribution in achieving country's self-sufficiency in food grains, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Sunday sough...
20:16 2019-06-09

France asks EU for early farm aid to help drought-hit farmers France will ask the European Commission to bring forward the payment of 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) of subsidies to help farmers cope with a hot ...
08:32 2019-07-22

Farmers To Contribute Rs 100 Per Month Under PM-Kisan Pension Yojana Discussing the new scheme with state agriculture ministers through a video conference, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urged all stat...
05:48 2019-06-14

How eminent domain is blighting farmers in path of gas pipeline Compulsory purchase – or the threat of it – of property on the route of a pipeline for fracked natural gas has left a slew of grievances and lawsuits...
04:32 2019-05-28

Goa Floods Affect 6,000 Farmers, 1,928 Hectares Land: Minister Heavy monsoons and flooding in Goa have affected the livelihoods of over 6,000 farmers in the state and the consequent losses have been pegged at aro...
08:48 2019-08-20

US farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on HAYSVILLE, Kansas – A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seekin...
15:48 2019-06-14

Germany eases curbs on shooting wolves, in nod to farmers Germany's cabinet agreed on Wednesday to loosen tight restrictions on shooting wolves to help tackle the growing threat they pose to livestock after ...
12:48 2019-05-22

Farmers Anxious After Late Start to Growing Season LEXINGTON, KY (Lex 18) – Wet weather has a number of Kentucky farmers feeling anxious about their corn crops this spring. Experts say some farm...
23:32 2019-06-11

This is a $15 trillion opportunity for farmers to fight climate change Indigo Agriculture launched the Terraton Initiative on Wednesday. It gives farmers financial incentives to implement regenerative practices that remo...
02:48 2019-06-13

Father-son duo is 3D printing a Lamborghini for science For most people, dreaming about owning a Lamborghini is about as close as they’ll realistically get to having one in their driveway. Supercars ...
05:48 2019-07-09

Feeling the Heat? Here’s When Fans Can Help—And When They Don’t—According to Science With cities around the world hitting record-breaking temperatures, finding quick and effective ways to cool off has become a top priority. Air-condit...
17:16 2019-08-06

Life-Science Stocks Look Less Healthy Life-science companies have logged a strong performance this year, but disappointing revenue results from Illumina show they can’t inoculate themselv...
15:32 2019-07-12

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed compu...
20:00 2019-06-21

The problem with sex – Science Weekly podcast Access to help for sexual problems is patchy and many fear the consequences of cuts to sexual health services could be profound. Nicola Davis investi...
10:16 2019-05-21

Super Awesome Science Show: Me, myself and AI On this week's Super Awesome Science Show, we’re going to explore how AI is involved in health care and the pitfalls that prevent our complete accept...
17:48 2019-06-04

Most atheists believe in the supernatural, despite trusting science While atheists say they don't believe in a god, a survey has found that the majority hold at least one supernatural belief, such as life after death ...
08:16 2019-05-30

Science Has Perfected Ferrari's 458 Italia Ferrari never sold the exquisite 458 Italia you could shake hands with, and that’s an absolute travesty. The chassis and engine combination may be on...
22:48 2019-06-06

How to pick the best approach to data science (fyi, there are three) As companies place an increasing premium on data science, there is some debate about which approach is best to adopt — and there is no straight up, o...
14:48 2019-06-19

Ann Widdecombe says science may 'produce an answer' to being gay Brexit party MEP sparks anger by claiming people may one day be able to switch sexualityAnn Widdecombe has come under fire after she suggested scienc...
18:16 2019-06-02

The fight against HIV: then and now – Science Weekly podcast Earlier this year, the UK government announced it wanted to end new HIV transmissions in England by 2030. Hannah Devlin looks at the history of the e...
01:16 2019-06-14

Automakers urge California, US to restart mileage talks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Major automobile manufacturers are urging the Trump administration and California restart negotiations over vehicle mileage...
21:48 2019-06-06

Counterintuitive? Here's why advisors may urge retirees to load up on equities Got guaranteed income? Retiring investors with pensions, Social Security or income annuities have a bit of a buffer that may allow them to invest a l...
09:16 2019-06-12

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former...
22:48 2019-08-09

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ug...
09:16 2019-06-07

Airlines urge regulators to work together to return 737 MAX to service Airlines on Thursday urged global regulators to coordinate on measures needed to bring the grounded 737 MAX jetliner back into service, as Boeing gr...
15:48 2019-06-27

OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all o...
22:32 2019-05-21

Employees Urge Google Not To Work With US Immigration Officials Hundreds of Google employees on Wednesday called on the internet titan to avoid working for US immigration officials until they stop "engaging in hum...
02:32 2019-08-15

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to resident...
15:16 2019-06-07

Senators urge VW to end delay of UAW vote at Tenn. plant Earlier this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., plant until its...
13:32 2019-05-21

Democrats urge Trump to rethink July 4 plans Three senior House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans to speak at the Fourth of July celebration on the National Mal...
12:32 2019-06-06

Police leaders urge next PM to reverse policing cuts Letter calls on winner of Tory leadership contest to provide funding to tackle violent crimePolice leaders have written to the two Conservative leade...
09:16 2019-07-11

German environmentalists urge ban on fireworks in major cities The ban on fireworks would affect cities like Berlin, Munich and Cologne, and would be implemented to protect residents' health. Germany's Environmen...
15:16 2019-07-31

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into...
04:16 2019-06-19

British Steel lenders urge swift end to auction Lenders to British Steel are urging the government to conclude efforts to find a buyer for the stricken business as they seek to protect their financ...
16:00 2019-08-06

Israeli police urge sex abuse charges against minister Deputy health minister Yaacov Litzman had allegedly helped a sex offender escape extradition to Australia. Victim support groups have called on Prime...
10:48 2019-08-06

Workers urge legislators to keep Santa Anita open ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Backstretch workers who walk, groom and care for racehorses at Santa Anita urged state legislators on Thursday to keep the Sou...
21:16 2019-06-20

The Latest: EU leaders urge caution over US-Iran escalation WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shootdown of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 8 a.m. Euro...
08:32 2019-06-21

UN agencies urge Italy to let migrants get off rescue boat GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. migration and refugee agencies are urging Italy’s government to let 43 migrants from Libya disembark from a boat that ha...
08:32 2019-06-21

Far be it from me to influence your political choices, but I urge you to consider Impulse Turbo/CRX Far be it from me to influence your political choices, but I urge you to consider Impulse Turbo/CRX as an option for 2020. They won’t let you down. ...
22:32 2019-07-31

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and ...
10:16 2019-06-14

U.S. farmers, lawmakers dial up pressure on Trump over biofuel policy The agriculture and biofuel industries and their allies in the U.S. Congress ramped up pressure on the Trump administration on Wednesday over the rel...
17:16 2019-08-21

Families and Ethiopian farmers feel in the dark over Boeing's aid offer A week after Boeing Co offered $100 million to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Ethiopia and Ind...
18:32 2019-07-11

U.S. farmers look past trade fears to cash in on China's hog crisis It might seem an unlikely time for U.S. farmers to look to China for more business but the devastating impact of African swine fever on the Chinese p...
03:48 2019-07-23

Farmers and ranchers caught in the middle of Trump’s trade wars The past few years have been trying times for America’s farmers and ranchers. As President Trump’s trade war with China drags on with no end in sight...
22:32 2019-08-19

Jay Inslee's climate plan adds investments for rural U.S., farmers Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee expanded on his climate change plan Wednesday, outlining goals of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from ...
15:16 2019-08-21

A roller-coaster ride ahead for U.S. farmers thanks to extreme weather U.S. farmers already dealing with a difficult growing season will feel like they're on a roller-coaster ride in the days ahead as the up-and-down wea...
03:48 2019-07-14

Brazil forest fires rage as farmers push into the Amazon Forest fires are surging in Brazil, with the country's space agency reporting almost 8,000 fires already this year. Scientist Carlos Nobre from Sao P...
12:00 2019-08-21

Targeted insurance offers French farmers some drought relief Hundreds of French farmers who signed up for specialist policies aimed at insuring against freak weather are getting swift payouts which could help t...
14:16 2019-08-01

Farmers celebrate proposed changes to nation's migrant farmworker program American farmers might be able to import labor from other countries more efficiently under a new proposal to change the U.S. Department of Labor's co...
04:48 2019-07-19

U.S. manufacturers, farmers fret over Trump's Mexico tariff plan Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, to back down from threats to slap tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United...
13:16 2019-05-31

Soggy fields leave Midwestern farmers with few good answers Between the country's trade dispute with China and the seemingly endless storms that have drenched the central U.S., Iowa farmer Robb Ewoldt has had ...
14:48 2019-05-30

Put the prosecco on ice: Italy's farmers fear Johnson 'no-deal' Brexit Italy's farmers lost no time on Tuesday in warning that a 'no-deal' Brexit as threatened by incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson could cost ...
13:32 2019-07-23

Farmers Stockpiling Corn in Response to Tough Growing Conditions Following a spring planting season of relentless rain, some farmers are opting to sit on their unsold grain, banking it against a potentially diminis...
16:32 2019-07-11

Trump vows to help farmers as China halts U.S. agricultural purchases U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to protect American farmers against China by signaling to provide further aid if needed, a day after Chi...
13:48 2019-08-06

Farmers on Drenched Land Confront Tough Choice on Planting Millions of farm acres are set to go unplanted with corn this spring as persistent wet weather leaves U.S. farmers facing an agonizing choice: whethe...
23:48 2019-06-05

Minnesota Farmers Let Agriculture Secretary Know They Are Not Happy With Trump’s Trade War Farmers’ discontent over President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China erupted into the open Wednesday as his agriculture secr...
14:16 2019-08-08

Weather woes cause American corn farmers to throw in the towel In the nation’s 18 major corn-producing states, there has been one refrain for the past few weeks: To plant or not to plant? There comes a point of n...
18:16 2019-06-18

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with C...
14:32 2019-05-23

Trump offers $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by trade war with China The financial assistance is designed to help farmers offset losses triggered by the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China.   &#...
14:32 2019-05-23

Stocks to Watch: UnitedHealth, PayPal, Sprouts Farmers Market, and More Companies with shares expected to trade actively in Friday’s session include UnitedHealth, PayPal, Sprouts Farmers Market, Walmart, and LSC Communica...
10:32 2019-06-21

Cyberbullying by vegan activists a source of stress for farmers, psychologists say The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food spent several months studying the mental health challenges facing farmers, ranchers and agricultu...
15:00 2019-08-05

Farmers await details on who's eligible for the $3 billion from disaster aid bill More than $3 billion of the $19.1 billion disaster aid bill now awaiting President Donald Trump's signature is earmarked for American farms -- but it...
08:48 2019-06-05

Trump tariff tweets thicken fog of trade war for farmers and retailers The trade war that President Trump is waging with China was burden enough for the Midwest farmers who helped put him in the White House, forcing some...
01:48 2019-08-11

Ivorian cocoa farmers welcome rains amid concern over mid-crop Rains remained below average last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa-growing regions but were more abundant compared to previous weeks, which could ...
14:32 2019-06-03

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the...
09:32 2019-05-21

Indonesian seaweed farmers seek $140 million over oil spill in Australia Indonesian seaweed farmers were set to seek more than A$200 million ($137 million) from Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production in a trial starting...
01:16 2019-06-17

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Afric...
12:48 2019-06-07

China's decision to cease all agricultural imports rocks U.S. farmers China's announcement this week that it will cease importing all agricultural products from the United States sent shock waves through the nation's al...
06:32 2019-08-08

Trump promises more aid for farmers in 2020 'if necessary' as China trade war drags on The Trump administration has already given out billions of dollars in subsidies to farmers threatened by America's tit-for-tat tariffs with Chin...
03:00 2019-08-07

China's decision to cease agricultural imports rocks U.S. farmers China's announcement this week that it will cease importing agricultural products from the United States sent shock waves through America's battered ...
14:16 2019-08-08

Farmers call for national strategy on climate change and agriculture IPCC report finds reduction in global heating requires transformation of food production and land managementClimate crisis reducing land’s ability to...
16:48 2019-08-08

Wisconsin Farmers Let Agriculture Secretary Know They Are Not Happy With Trump’s Trade War Farmers’ discontent over President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China erupted into the open Wednesday as his agriculture secr...
18:00 2019-08-07

Caught between floods and drought: Farmers in Nicaragua living in uncertainty Across the Central American Dry Corridor, communities are facing increasingly extreme weather. In Nicaragua, the region's poorest country, subsistenc...
09:32 2019-06-12

How HoloLens is helping advance the science of spaceflight AR headsets haven't exactly caught on with the general public -- especially after the Google Glass debacle. Mixed reality technology has garnere...
10:48 2019-07-20

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innov...
18:48 2019-06-17

How the Universe Came to Be: The Bible and Science Finally in Accord? For most of our history, scientists have primarily believed that the universe is eternal and unchanging. Aristotle in the fourth century BC asserted ...
18:32 2019-06-05

The Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice A top secret US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthr...
08:16 2019-06-12

‘Perhaps the most important isotope’: how carbon-14 revolutionised science The discovery that carbon atoms act as a marker of time of death transformed everything from biochemistry to oceanography – but the breakthrough near...
11:16 2019-08-10

Apollo 11's Astronauts Snapped Photos For Science. Then Came MTV People collected and shared prints of the Apollo 11 landing and moonwalk, which also became the basis for artist Andy Warhol's coloured prints "Moonw...
09:00 2019-07-17

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines li...
12:16 2019-05-28

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA...
08:31 2019-05-21

RPS 2019 science photographer of the year – shortlist The shortlist for the Royal Photographic Society’s science photographer of the year competition will be exhibited at the Science Museum in London fro...
22:48 2019-08-13

Prep for a career in data science with this $31 bundle It's no secret that today's businesses rely on data to guide their decisions. Unfortunately, much of that data remains unstructured, scattered like h...
11:48 2019-07-02

Waterfall illusion: the science behind why still objects sometime appear to move Humans are fascinated by visual illusions, which occur when there is a mismatch between the pattern of light that falls on the retina, and what we pe...
09:16 2019-06-29

The science of influencing people: six ways to win an argument Hidebound views on subjects such as the climate crisis and Brexit are the norm – but the appliance of science may sway stubborn opinions“I am quite s...
06:01 2019-06-30

The Woman Who Turned Psychological Testing Into a Science “I don’t have time for this,” psychologist Anne Anastasi reportedly said in 1987, before hanging up the phone on a call from Ronald Reagan’s White Ho...
21:16 2019-08-02

Don't miss: Armstrong, the science of music and codebreaking This week, check out the latest film on the moon landings, try some physics karaoke and visit the Science Museum’s display on codebreaking down the a...
11:48 2019-07-06

Mixed results for science in the US midterm elections A climate change denier is no longer to head House science committee, but Washington state voters reject carbon tax and Arizona blocks renewable ener...
09:32 2019-05-21

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly During our summer break, we’re revisiting the archives. Today, Wildlife recordist Chris Watson concludes this three-part journey into the sonic envir...
02:00 2019-08-23

Why Ian McEwan doesn’t see his latest novel as being science fiction What would the 1980s have been like if Alan Turing had lived? Ian McEwan talks about his exploration of a speculative past for AI in his novel Machin...
10:16 2019-05-21

What the Science Really Says About Grilled Meat and Cancer Risk As backyard cookout season kicks into high gear, many people may be eyeing their sizzling burgers and dogs with suspicion. And for good reason: a num...
14:48 2019-06-27

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies urged the Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights laws protect workers from discrimination based on their sexual...
03:48 2019-07-03

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a ...
08:16 2019-06-07

Raptors urge some fans to stop cheering Durant’s injury A few Raptors fans appeared delighted after Warriors star Kevin Durant fell down with an Achilles injury that will sideline him for the rest of the N...
11:16 2019-06-11

African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reforms More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea's authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the c...
07:32 2019-06-11

Refugee agencies urge EU to greater migrant efforts in Libya The UN's refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration are urging the European Union to take urgent action to help migrants fleeing...
10:32 2019-06-07

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Ob...
20:00 2019-06-06

Activists ask leaders at G20 to urge Japan to uphold commercial whaling ban As Japan prepares to relaunch its commercial whaling practices, environmentalists have called for leaders at the G20 summit to speak up. Japan stoppe...
06:32 2019-06-28

Puerto Rico: top figures in governor's own party urge him to resign Ricardo Rosselló under pressure over abusive chat messagesNew big protest planned outside mansion on Friday nightSupport for Puerto Rico’s governor, ...
15:48 2019-07-19

Jeffrey Epstein accusers urge judge to deny him bail One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers stepped into the spotlight for the first time Monday to urge a Manhattan federal judge to keep the wealthy pedophil...
16:32 2019-07-15

Epstein's accusers urge U.S. judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while ...
15:01 2019-07-15

Renault, Nissan urge legal action against Ghosn for expenses PARIS (AP) — Renault says an internal audit with partner Nissan found 11 million euros in questionable expenses at their Dutch-based holding allegedl...
04:00 2019-06-05

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensi...
18:16 2019-05-29

Investors Urge AI Startups to Inject Early Dose of Ethics Backers of artificial-intelligence startups are paying more attention to ethics and rooting out potential biases embedded in algorithms that power AI...
06:32 2019-06-17

Mexico to urge G20 to pay attention to Central America migrant crisis Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he will present a document at the Group of 20 summit this month that would ask the member...
19:48 2019-06-14

India’s ‘patriotism pop’ songs urge Hindus to claim Kashmir India’s ‘patriotism pop’ genre, known for celebrating Hinduism and opposing Pakistan, now promotes settling in disputed Kashmir region after governme...
09:16 2019-08-22

Congressional Leaders Urge Members to Approve Spending Deal Congressional leaders from both parties are urging lawmakers to support a two-year spending deal that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, se...
19:32 2019-07-24

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday ...
01:16 2019-06-06

Palestinians urge 'Arab masses' to oppose US peace workshop A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, calling f...
16:16 2019-06-12

Experts urge EU to ban AI-designed social credit ranking systems An advisory group to the European Union has suggested that the body bans systems of rating individuals automatically. In its latest report, the EU�...
16:48 2019-06-27

Health officials urge testing after Indiana wrestling event NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Health officials are warning attendees at a recent wrestling event in southern Indiana to get tested for HIV and hepatitis C ...
08:48 2019-06-28

Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment The move marks a rare public rebuke by international proxy firms against the CEO of a top-tier Japanese company, and comes just as the scandal-hit au...
06:32 2019-06-12

UN agencies urge stronger efforts to stop illegal fishing BANGKOK (AP) — Major United Nations agencies are urging major fishing nations to join efforts to fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fi...
04:00 2019-06-05

U.S. Senators Urge Google to End Its Shitty Treatment of Contract Workers Google depends deeply on its contractors, but a series of damning reports indicate that while these workers make up around half of the company and ar...
21:00 2019-08-05

U.S. adviser Bolton to urge tougher UK stance on Iran and China John Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, arrived in London on Sunday for talks at which he is expected to urge Britain t...
15:16 2019-08-11

Use your waste water to save street trees, experts urge Dishwater and bathwater can be used to give vital support that councils often cannot afford to young treesInstead of letting your dirty dishwater go ...
07:32 2019-08-01

'We cannot wait': experts urge US to fund fight against white extremism Shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Gilroy, California, are being investigated by federal authorities as domestic terror attacksThe Trump administration...
09:32 2019-08-07

Doubters urge BHP to match bold climate pledge with action Shareholder advocates demand more, but Greens says major parties should ‘take a leaf out of miner’s book’A declaration by the head of BHP that tackli...
14:16 2019-07-24

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee a...
13:32 2019-05-21

Iraqi protesters urge Baghdad to stay out of U.S.-Iran showdown Thousands of supporters of a populist Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim cleric urged political and factional leaders on Friday to stay out of any conflict between...
21:48 2019-05-24

Dan Coats disrupted meeting to urge Sue Gordon to resign: Report Outgoing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats disrupted a meeting his deputy, Sue Gordon, was holding on election security to urge her to resi...
07:16 2019-08-10

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a sweeping budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unless he g...
18:48 2019-07-22

QPR urge Uefa to act strongly over racist abuse in under-18 game in Spain • Team left pitch in protest of abuse in Andalucia last week• QPR’s chief executive praises players and staff for their actionsQueens Park Rangers ha...
15:00 2019-08-14

Hundreds of Google employees urge company to resist support for Ice Petition demands that the company not provide any technical services to US immigration agencies, citing ‘system of abuse’Tech giant Google is facing ...
15:32 2019-08-16

Torrential Rain Leaves U.S. Midwest Vegetable Farmers Struggling With No Aid in Sight DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring’s torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham’s land into sticky...
01:00 2019-06-17

How Will PM Modi Double Farmers' Income? European Union Asks India At WTO Massive farm-support plans in the United States and India are being scrutinised by other World Trade Organization members, questions submitted to the...
02:16 2019-06-18

Factbox - From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump's trade wars U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would impose a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports as tensions with China spi...
21:16 2019-08-01

Mississippi farmers suffering after widespread flooding prevents crops from being planted The time to get crops like soy beans, cotton and corn in the ground have come and gone for many farmers in the Mississippi Delta. Months of flooding ...
20:01 2019-07-31

Thai farmers asked to delay rice planting as drought bites The Thai government has asked farmers to delay planting rice because of drought and the pumping of water from reservoirs for irrigation threatens hou...
08:32 2019-07-22

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment a...
08:48 2019-05-21

Crop invaders: China's small farmers struggle to defeat armyworm Yan Wenliu leans on the side of his cart as he prepares to leave his sugarcane field in Southwest China, bewildered by the formidable new pest that h...
04:32 2019-08-09

Dairy Farmers Are Closing Up Shop. A Rite of Summer That Celebrates Them Lives On. Thousands of people in Wisconsin visit farms each June for a tradition known as the dairy breakfast. In one county where the industry struggles, two ...
06:00 2019-06-21

Trump poised to lift curbs on E15 gasoline in latest boost to U.S. farmers The Trump administration will announce an end to a summertime ban on sales of higher ethanol blends of gasoline as early as Friday, a spokesman for a...
07:48 2019-05-31

Prince William Broke With Royal Tradition to Ask Sheep Farmers About Brexit The Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge broke with longstanding royal tradition to talk about politics when they visited a rural community in England o...
18:32 2019-06-12

Farmers Built a Soybean Export Empire Around China. Now They're Fighting to Save It. Trade tensions have hammered sales of soybeans to the Chinese, a major export market it took U.S. agriculture decades to create. Growers are travelin...
08:48 2019-07-05

In Peru, farmers find ways to grow food without burning down the forest Farmers around the Peruvian city of Iquitos usually burn parts of the Amazon rainforest so they can grow food in the fertile soil. Now, they're findi...
08:00 2019-07-04

World's Coffee Growers Seek to Set Minimum Price to Help Poor Farmers Growers from Brazil, Colombia and more than two dozen other countries will meet in Brazil to talk about how to get more money to farmers suffering fr...
00:48 2019-07-10

Farmers turn corn maze into 11-acre billboard for suicide helpline The corn maze at Govin's Farm has been a fall tradition in Menomonie, Wisconsin, for more than a decade, but this year, it is also spreading an impor...
23:32 2019-08-02

Storm-battered Indiana farmers fear new Trump tariff tempest Tornadoes and worse hit the state’s corn belt recently but trade wars with China and Mexico threaten ‘a very big impact’The sun is finally shining in...
02:32 2019-06-07

Kentucky farmers say federally protected vultures are terrorizing livestock: report Kentucky farmers say they have little recourse against federally-protected vultures, which have increasingly been terrorizing their livestock to deat...
04:01 2019-07-01

INSIGHT-U.S. farmers look past trade fears to cash in on China's hog crisis It might seem an unlikely time for U.S. farmers to look to China for more business but the devastating impact of African swine fever on the Chinese p...
00:16 2019-07-23

California sunflower farmers ask visitors to stop trampling fields for selfies ‘Selfie seekers’ are causing ‘noticeable concern and damage’ to several properties, according to sheriff’s departmentFarmers in one California county...
15:16 2019-07-03

Farmers jailed in Australia for smuggling Danish pig semen in shampoo bottles Two men from GD Pork pleaded guilty in WA to breaching biosecurity laws to gain ‘unfair’ breeding advantageTwo pig farmers in Western Australia will ...
22:48 2019-08-13

Presidential hopeful Klobuchar woos rural votes, vows help for farmers U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday will propose help for American farmers including looser restrictions on biofuels and student loa...
16:32 2019-08-07

Epic floods and trade wars – the US farmers battered by politics and climate The weather is wild, the tariffs are rising, and as frustration ripples through the Iowa corn fields, rural America is ready to confront its 2020 can...
09:48 2019-05-30

Irish farmers warned not to cut grass, spread fertilizer during Trump’s visit Farmers in the tiny Irish village of Doonbeg have been told to not cut the grass or spread manure-based fertilizer while President Trump is in town. ...
11:32 2019-06-05

The Newest Audience for Democrats’ Climate Change Plans: Iowa Farmers As in other years, Democratic presidential candidates hitting the Iowa State Fair this weekend came armed with policy ideas targeted at rural farmers...
10:48 2019-08-13

Iran's uranium enrichment programme: the science explained The more enriched the uranium, the less is needed for a nuclear weaponIran has announced plans to enrich uranium beyond the levels allowed under the ...
10:32 2019-07-07

Science could learn a lot from Mona Chalabi’s mischievous chart art Mona Chalabi's work is a compelling mix of illustration with a journalistic work ethic and a rigorous approach to statistics. The science and art wor...
15:48 2019-06-04

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we do all the work. This must changeBehind most of the technological ...
04:32 2019-06-05

Science Museum’s Top Secret exhibition feeds spy-loving kid in us all From ciphers to cybersecurity, the child in you (and your children too) will love this amazingly detailed voyage into every nook and cranny of the se...
14:48 2019-07-31

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson concludes a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean examining the possible threats caused to...
10:16 2019-05-21

Dying the Christian Science way: the horror of my father’s last days The anti-medical dogma of Christian Science led my father to an agonising death. Now the church itself is in decline – and it can’t happen fast enoug...
17:48 2019-08-06

Science deals a setback to Obamacare's transgender rule As hard as the social justice movement tries to erase the meaning of words as we all know them, we're not quite there yet and the Trump administratio...
22:16 2019-05-24

Earth's helium is running out and it has dire consequences for science Helium's essential for party balloons, but also for MRI scanners, physics experiments and space rockets. But supplies on Earth are getting dangerousl...
13:32 2019-07-10

Super Awesome Science Show: Ticked off by Lyme On this episode of the 'Super Awesome Science Show,' we talk about what Lyme disease is, how it's spread and how you can avoid getting bitten by tick...
11:48 2019-06-18

Oceans of Noise: Episode Two – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife recordist Chris Watson is joined by award-winning sound artist Jana Winderen on a voyage around Norway’s Austevoll islands, aboard a researc...
10:16 2019-05-21

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previo...
21:16 2019-06-05

'Heartbeat' Bills Get the Science of Fetal Heartbeats All Wrong Anti-abortion laws lean on the heartbeat as a defining moment of aliveness. But at six weeks, it indicates little more than cells and electrical acti...
08:48 2019-05-21

Lunacy: how science fiction is powering the new moon rush Fifty years after the first moon landings, a new generation of space travellers, from Xi Jinping’s taikonauts to Jeff Bezos, are racing to colonise o...
10:16 2019-05-21

Jeffrey Epstein Sure Had Some Extremely Disturbing Thoughts on Science Jeffrey Epstein—the billionaire investor facing charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls and who hobnobbed with the rich and powerful incl...
02:32 2019-08-01

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientif...
03:32 2019-06-17

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear th...
19:32 2019-07-05

The Gender Gap in Computer Science Research Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen ...
14:32 2019-06-21

How palaeontology got cool: Inside the revolution in dinosaur science Dinosaurs have won a huge following as new techniques revolutionise what we know about how they lived and even looked. How well are popular books kee...
23:32 2019-06-29

Apollo 11 inspires local woman’s science career TUCSON- Apollo 11 took off 50 years ago from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and a local woman said that it was a sight she will never forget. “...
22:01 2019-07-16

Three Identical Strangers review: a good film about bad science What begins as a feel-good human-interest documentary about the dance of nature and nurture will leave you feeling very angry indeed - and much bette...
09:32 2019-05-21

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Art...
04:48 2019-07-02

Two tactics effectively limit the spread of science denialism Debunking the flat Earth is a relatively easy task. (credit: NASA) “Vaccines are safe and effective,” write researchers Philipp Schmid and Cornelia...
19:16 2019-06-27

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled ...
01:16 2019-06-24

What happens when we can't test scientific theories? – Science Weekly podcast String theory gained traction 35 years ago but scientists have not found any evidence to suggest it is correct. Does this matter? And should it be te...
16:32 2019-06-28

Oregon QB Justin Herbert’s love of science kept him away from NFL Draft Justin Herbert could’ve been a top pick in this year’s NFL Draft and made millions of dollars. But the quarterback’s science nerdin...
13:48 2019-08-20

Dani Shapiro: ‘Science will bring an end to these family secrets’ As a young Jewish girl, Dani Shapiro always felt different. Years later she found out why… She reveals what she learned about family, identity – and ...
09:48 2019-06-09

A Decades-Old Computer Science Puzzle Was Solved in Two Pages With a stunningly simple proof, a researcher has finally cracked the sensitivity conjecture, "one of the most frustrating and embarrassing open probl...
11:48 2019-08-04

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes f...
22:00 2019-06-11

WA launches new automation courses and Defence Science Centre The state government also secured AU$39 million to purchase new equipment to advance scientific research and support jobs in STEM industries within t...
02:16 2019-06-12

Science institute that advised EU and UN 'actually industry lobby group' International Life Sciences Institute used by corporate backers to counter public health policies, says studyAn institute whose experts have occupied...
22:16 2019-06-02

Tripping grad students over and over for science (and better prosthetic limbs) Prosthetic limbs are getting better, but not as quickly as you’d think. They’re not as smart as our real limbs, which (directed by the br...
17:48 2019-06-20

There's science behind why parents leave kids in hot cars As more and more children die in hot cars every summer, parents, politicians and experts are scrambling to find ways to prevent the tragedies.  ...
11:32 2019-08-02

Oceans of Noise: Episode One – Science Weekly podcast During our summer break, we’re revisiting the archives. Today, Wildlife recordist Chris Watson begins a three-part journey into the sonic environment...
10:48 2019-08-09

Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK The Bank of England has announced that legendary British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 note in the UK. ...
11:16 2019-07-15

Cross Section: Giles Yeo – Science Weekly podcast Why do some of us pile on the pounds, while others seem to get away with it? Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Giles Yeo about some of the latest findings f...
07:32 2019-07-05

150 years of the periodic table – Science Weekly podcast Nicola Davis invites Prof Brigitte Van Tiggelen and Dr Peter Wothers on to the podcast to look at how the periodic table took shape and asks whether ...
05:32 2019-06-21

Science says parents of successful kids have these 23 things in common Clive Rose/Getty Images Good parents want their children to grow up and do amazing things with their lives. While there are several factors that aff...
17:00 2019-05-23

Congress Workers To Go On Hunger Strike To Urge Rahul Gandhi To Stay On Congress workers in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur are set to go on a hunger strike on Saturday to urge party president Rahul Gandhi to not resign from the p...
03:32 2019-06-29

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada ...
13:48 2019-08-08

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support s...
02:16 2019-06-16

UN agencies urge Brunei to repeal new ‘extreme and unjustified’ penal code New criminal laws in Brunei that impose the death penalty for same-sex relationships, adultery and childbirth out of marriage, “breach international ...
08:31 2019-05-21

Whaley Bridge dam: heed flood defence warning, experts urge Government told it is not acting quickly enough to upgrade infrastructureThe Whaley Bridge dam scare is a warning of the potentially disastrous conse...
12:48 2019-08-02

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army Sudan's protest leaders are calling for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense sta...
09:32 2019-06-17

70 U.S. mayors urge USDA to forgo rule change for food stamps A group of 70 mayors from across the United States are urging the Trump administration to shelve a proposal they say would cut off critical food bene...
14:00 2019-08-22

Northern Ireland abortion campaigners urge Disney and Netflix boycott Calls for US giants to match stance taken on issue in Georgia Netflix and Disney are threatening to pull film production in Georgia over the US state...
07:16 2019-05-31

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute wit...
20:16 2019-06-13

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots are urging the EU's aviation regulator to conduct an independent and thorough review of the Boeing 737 Max before it flies again...
11:16 2019-05-23

Banks in Hong Kong condemn violence, urge restoration of 'harmony' Some of Hong Kong's biggest banks published full-page newspaper advertisements on Thursday calling for the preservation of law and order in the ...
05:16 2019-08-22

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
15:48 2019-05-31

Families of Japanese abductees urge PM Abe to enter negotiations with North Korea The families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea in the late 1970s called for the government to expedite negotiations for their release on ...
09:16 2019-05-21

Reddit users urge man allegedly given 12 months to live to tell his wife: 'She'll never forgive you' Commenters let an anonymous Reddit poster claiming that he has between 12 and 16 months to live have it after he said he was hesitating to tell his w...
13:48 2019-06-27

Hong Kong protesters urge world leaders to support them at G20 summit Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of t...
16:49 2019-06-27

Democrats urge Trump administration to vaccinate detained migrant families against flu Reps. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., say they sent a letter to Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human ...
19:48 2019-08-21

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise ele...
23:48 2019-05-21

Lawmakers urge Trump to stop deportations to Iraq after Michigan man's death Dozens of House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to stop detaining and deporting Iraqi nationals after the death of a Michigan man sent to...
02:16 2019-08-14

Puerto Rico: Thousands urge governor's resignation in massive protests The protests are expected to be the largest yet against Governor Ricardo Rossello. His vow to not run for reelection did little to quell public outra...
18:16 2019-07-22

Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to...
19:32 2019-07-21

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on ...
12:16 2019-07-23

U.S. states cheer April income tax deluge but analysts urge caution April, typically a big revenue month for U.S. states that levy personal income taxes, was especially robust this year, making up for subpar collectio...
18:32 2019-05-21

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China -letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute wit...
18:16 2019-06-13

Incarcerated Kashmir separatists urge public march over loss of autonomy Separatist leaders in Indian Kashmir have urged people to defy a ban and join a mass march after Friday prayers this week, the first such call since ...
14:00 2019-08-21

Lawmakers urge the FCC to seek public input on T-Mobile / Sprint merger T-Mobile and Sprint found a powerful ally in FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, who officially endorsed the merger after the DOJ's conditional approval in A...
05:48 2019-08-17

Castro becomes first 2020 Dem to urge embattled Puerto Rico governor to step down Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is urging embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to step down in the wake of mass protests again...
15:32 2019-07-19

I-League Clubs Urge PM To Form Panel To Probe AIFF's Functioning Six I-League clubs have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to save Indian football from victimisation by the All India Football Fede...
16:00 2019-07-08

U.N. officials urge Israel against toppling Palestinian homes in West Bank Top United Nations aid officials are urging the Israeli government to dispense with plans to demolish Palestinian housing properties near East Jerusa...
21:32 2019-07-19

India heat wave: Experts urge more can be done as death toll rises Numerous cities need to modify heat protection schemes as India seeks to protect its homeless population. Temperatures have soared above 50 degrees C...
06:16 2019-06-14

Democrats who stood with Clinton through impeachment urge caution in pursuit of Trump “It’s very difficult to unring a bell,” said Rep. Anna G. Eshoo as some of the House’s younger lawmakers clamor to begin impeachment proceedings agai...
08:16 2019-05-22

U.S., EU urge Moldova to use 'restraint' as President Igor Dodon is removed from power International bodies called on Moldova to use restraint Sunday after its court suspended the European country's president and snap elections were cal...
02:16 2019-06-10

Biden, in Foreign Policy Speech, to Urge Summit Promoting Democracy The address in New York City will take aim at President Trump’s judgment in foreign affairs while also trying to lift Mr. Biden above the Democratic ...
12:48 2019-07-11

Anxious Democratic Governors Urge 2020 Field Not to Veer Too Far Left “I think it scares people,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico said of a proposal to eliminate private health insurance. Other governors echoe...
07:16 2019-07-19

Blasting facial-recognition technology, lawmakers urge regulation before it ‘gets out of control’ A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress....
13:48 2019-05-22

Democrats Urge Pompeo to End Policy Used to Deny Citizenship to Children of Gay Couples Nearly 100 Democratic members of Congress, including several presidential hopefuls, signed letters calling for an end to the State Department policy....
22:48 2019-06-06

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea...
07:48 2019-06-20

More rain and sun needed ahead of Ivory Coast main cocoa crop, say farmers Rains were below average last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions and more sun was needed for the main October-to-March main crop to ...
11:32 2019-07-22

Death and broken livelihoods: farmers and wildfires in British Columbia | Joanna Chiu As wildfires increase in intensity, how can farmers safeguard their animals – and their way of life? Two years after wildfires killed the pigs on his...
06:32 2019-07-20

Goose lovers, farmers face off at City Hall foie gras ban hearing Dozens of goose boosters rallied at City Hall Tuesday in support of a bill that would ban foie gras — as upstate farmers squawked that they stand to ...
19:16 2019-06-18

Help African farmers cope with climate change threats, UN food agency urges African farmers need help to cope with the threats of climate change, with national policies that protect them and make them resilient, the UN Food a...
17:48 2019-08-06

Farmers eagerly await Trump's trade aid plan but concern grows that it may disappoint American farmers are eagerly awaiting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest trade aid plan, but there are concerns that producers of corn ...
13:16 2019-05-22

Trump’s $16 billion farm bailout will make rich farmers richer, report says While the top 1 percent of recipients received on average more than $180,000 each, farmers in the bottom 80 percent on average received less than $5,...
15:16 2019-07-31

Trump-China trade war assistance package includes $14.5B in 'direct payments' to farmers The Trump administration said Thursday that it would provide $14.5 billion in "direct payments" to farmers as part of an aid package to offset the da...
16:32 2019-05-23

Ivory Coast rains make cocoa farmers hopeful for next main crop Above average rains in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions last week should boost the next main crop in autumn, while the April to September ...
19:48 2019-06-17

Trump's Mexico tariff threat worries US farmers already pummeled by China trade war President Donald Trump's threatened 5% tariff on all Mexican imports could hit American farmers especially hard if Mexico retaliates with puniti...
19:48 2019-06-05

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announces a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers w...
18:48 2019-05-23

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federa...
15:16 2019-07-15

14 great science and tech books to give as presents this Christmas From the true nature of time to the world's most extraordinary brains to why you should ditch social media, Culture picks the best books to give this...
09:32 2019-05-21

Life on Mars? Sorry Brian Cox, that’s still science fiction | Philip Ball The utopian vision of humans colonising the red planet to solve our energy and population crises is a misguided fantasyWho said this? “I’ve been havi...
16:00 2019-05-26

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festiv...
11:32 2019-05-21

Julianna Margulies hopes science deniers will pay attention to ‘The Hot Zone’ 'Topher Grace said it best —I don’t want to steal his thunder, so this is his quote. But he said, 'The Hot Zone' is a popcorn thriller until you rea...
19:32 2019-05-27

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020...
17:48 2019-05-31

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct...
21:16 2019-06-10

"Science Student" Akhilesh Yadav's Take On Failed Alliance With Mayawati Akhilesh Yadav, dumped by Mayawati after their alliance flopped in the national election, sought to explain it away as an experiment that had failed ...
05:48 2019-06-05

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting worklo...
04:32 2019-05-28

Find Hundreds of Science Experiment Ideas in 'Scientific American' A big part of being a kid is building things, deconstructing things and, in general, discovering how things work—that’s why we buy those starter scie...
14:00 2019-08-19

Major science publisher bars Huawei from reviewing papers The US' effective ban on Huawei might have serious consequences for the scientific community. One of the largest science publishers, IEEE, has ...
16:16 2019-06-01

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
22:00 2019-07-03

Dark Patterns: the art of online deception – Science Weekly podcast Have you ever been caught out online and subscribed to something you didn’t mean to? Ian Sample has and so he tasked Jordan Erica Webber with finding...
04:32 2019-07-12

NASA Awards Contract for WFIRST Science Operations Center NASA has awarded a contract to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimor...
04:48 2019-07-02

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening tr...
16:32 2019-08-14

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disas...
17:16 2019-07-11

Nike acquires Celect, adds to data science team Celect's cloud analytics platform enables retailers to optimize inventory across channels. Nike plans to use that data science knowhow for its Consum...
04:32 2019-08-07

Cross Section: Hiranya Peiris – Science Weekly podcast What happened before the Big Bang? This is one of the hardest questions scientists are trying to answer, but Prof Hiranya Peiris is not daunted by th...
02:48 2019-05-24

SpaceX is launching slime into space to get kids interested in science In a partnership with Nickelodeon, SpaceX is sending a green slime to the International Space Station, where it plans to “slime a couple of astronaut...
12:32 2019-07-31

Best deals on data science and analytics online courses for beginners Data has become an increasingly important part of our lives. It drives everything from your Instagram feed and Google Maps to Netflix recommendations...
10:32 2019-08-19

Spider new to science named after fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld A newly discovered Australian jumping spider resembles Lagerfeld’s signature style, inspiring scientists to dub it Jotus karllagerfeldi.  ...
14:48 2019-07-02

War on science: Trump administration muzzles climate experts, critics say Whistleblowers and groups tracking agency decisions say administration is ignoring science and censoring expertiseThe Trump administration is disrega...
14:32 2019-07-31

Get MATLAB-savvy & push the boundaries of data science with this $29 bundle Aerospace and defense contractors use it prototype and test control systems, while car makers use it to monitor and feed fuel intake systems, to name...
08:16 2019-07-01

The Latest: Clotilda event celebrates science, renews hope MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on events commemorating the discovery of the wreckage of a slave ship in waters near Mobile, Alabama, (all times local...
18:16 2019-05-30

Cross Section: Frans de Waal – Science Weekly podcast What can we learn from chimps when it comes to politics and power? Ian Sample meets the leading primatologist Prof Frans de Waal of Emory University ...
09:01 2019-06-07

Top university split in row over erasing ‘racist’ science pioneers from the campus University College London may rename buildings to cut links to promoters of eugenicsThey were some of Britain’s greatest scientific pioneers. Based a...
10:48 2019-07-13

Science Applications awarded $41.8M for work on Navy missile systems Science Applications International was awarded $41.8 million by the U.S. Navy for the overhaul and repair of the MK-82 Director and AN/SPG-62 Antenna...
13:48 2019-06-17

Trump linked video games with mass shootings. Here’s what science actually says During a press conference Monday, Trump tacked the blame for the shootings on video games, which, according to him, harbour a culture that celebrates...
13:16 2019-08-06

This breath sensor is built for keto dieters, and it has the science to back it up If you’ve searched Google for diet tips in 2019 you’ve almost certainly already heard of the ketogenic diet — or simply “keto...
23:16 2019-07-12

Science has brought back the scent of a long-dead flower We've lost some parts of our natural world. Swathes of plants and animals have been consumed by evolution, shifting climates or the often-damagi...
19:32 2019-05-24

Spanish economist, science TV show host Punset dies at 82 Eduard Punset, a Spanish intellectual known for his efforts to disseminate scientific knowledge through television, has died at age 82, his family ha...
09:48 2019-05-22

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts wor...
12:48 2019-07-12

Tana Joseph: The Hubble Space Telescope hooked me on science Astronomer Tana Joseph found her calling as a kid. She talks cosmic beauty, binary black holes and how even unlikely people can achieve something awe...
07:16 2019-06-04

Europeans urge Iran to abide by nuclear pact; Israel says preparing military European signatories to a nuclear pact with Iran said on Tuesday they were "extremely concerned" by Tehran's apparent breach of the 2015 deal, as Isr...
16:32 2019-07-02

Governors urge Trump to reconsider rolling back vehicle emission standards President Donald Trump's plan to reduce vehicle efficiency standards has come under fire from governors and automakers who want to keep Obama-era cle...
17:16 2019-07-09

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
02:48 2019-06-01

Major automakers back compromise on U.S. vehicle emissions rules, urge deal A group of major automakers on Thursday backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trum...
09:16 2019-06-07

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an en...
05:32 2019-08-23

WRAPUP 2-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
15:16 2019-05-31

CORRECTED-Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to...
06:48 2019-07-22

Toyota Woke Up in 2019 to Realize People had 'Sudden' Urge for Electric Cars I would say that today is Tuesday, June 11, 2019, but it appears that if you’re a major automaker or automotive researcher, apparently it’s the mid 2...
13:32 2019-06-11

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Berni...
12:16 2019-06-05

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”,...
12:16 2019-08-01

WRAPUP 4-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on...
19:32 2019-05-31

| European powers warn Iran nuclear deal could collapse, urge talks The European signatories to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers have warned that the landmark pact could fall apart, as they called for...
11:32 2019-07-15

Stacey Abrams visits Hollywood to urge against boycott over Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams flew to Los Angeles this week to encourage Hollywood executives and industry officials not to go...
04:48 2019-06-13

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, wil...
10:48 2019-07-17

Twenty-three U.S. states urge Trump to drop vehicle fuel-efficiency freeze Nearly two dozen U.S. state governors, including those of California and New York, urged the Trump administration on Tuesday to abandon a proposal to...
21:32 2019-07-09

Lawmakers urge U.S. to block sales of crowd-control gear to Hong Kong A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Friday urged the Trump Administration to suspend future sales of munitions and crowd-control equipment to Hon...
03:16 2019-08-03

At U.N., Britain, France, Germany urge North Korea to hold 'meaningful' talks with U.S. Britain, France and Germany urged North Korea to engage in "meaningful" talks with the United States and said international sanctions need to be full...
14:01 2019-08-01

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mor...
11:48 2019-07-11

'Not just for white, educated foodies': fewer people are shopping at farmers' markets on food stamps California is rich with agriculture, but the region has seen a decline in low-income residents at outdoor marketsSan Francisco farmers’ markets are o...
03:32 2019-07-24

USDA chief Sonny Perdue promises $16B for farmers to offset China trade war losses Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday that the administration will offer $16 billion in aid to farmers to offset the losses caused by the ...
15:48 2019-05-23

'Trump is ruining our markets': Struggling farmers lose a huge customer to the trade war — China China's exit piles on to a devastating year for farmers, who've struggled through record flooding and droughts that destroyed crop yields, ...
11:16 2019-08-10

Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.    ...
05:32 2019-06-06

Hundreds of loggers, farmers, ranchers circle Oregon Capitol to protest climate bill Hundreds of loggers and farmers rallied at the Capitol Thursday against a greenhouse gas emissions bill and in support of 11 absent Republican senato...
22:16 2019-06-27

The Daily 202: Trump keeps trying to pick winners and losers – from the bailout for farmers to a border wall contract Conservatives who purport to support free markets are biting their tongues about the resurgence of central planning and a 1950s-style industrial poli...
10:32 2019-05-24

Kate and Wills visit Cumbrian countryside where they shear sheep... and talk Brexit with farmers William and Kate went on a tour of Cumbria today where they were greeted by hundreds of adoring fans, took part in sheep shearing and had a passionat...
14:16 2019-06-11

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fea...
17:16 2019-05-21

Trump's two-front attack on climate change science faces challenges The Trump administration is fighting on two fronts to help justify its deregulatory agenda in court, downplaying both the damage from climate change ...
17:16 2019-05-31

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has be...
19:32 2019-05-22

TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures as a $50 million corporate venture capital fund to invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and c...
07:48 2019-07-01

Student injured in science class recalls ‘hopelessly burning alive’ “I saw flashes of blue and orange. I heard my classmates go, ‘Whoa!’ and scream, said Alonzo Yanes — appearing publicly for the first time since the ...
05:16 2019-06-19

Graphene inventor Andre Geim: No-deal Brexit would destroy UK science Fanatics who want no-deal Brexit and remainers who refuse to compromise are risking science and the UK’s future in the process, says Nobel prizewinni...
11:48 2019-08-13

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Don't miss: Making science happen, a mega-collider and a hypnotic game Peek behind the scenes of the lab at London's Francis Crick Institute, hear all about the proposed particle accelerator at CERN and play a new video ...
15:16 2019-05-21

Nell Freudenberger: ‘Like many women I believed I didn't have the right kind of brain for science’ While writing her latest novel, the American author became obsessed with theoretical physics. She talks about sexism in science, falling in love with...
10:16 2019-06-08

Trump’s Misguided Ban on Federal Fetal-Tissue Research Can Only Hurt Science The Trump administration is halting fetal tissue research by government scientists and placing new restrictions on how the National Institutes of Hea...
19:16 2019-06-06

Science says it's safe to drink 25 cups of coffee today – so why do I feel so grim? A new study says a high intake of coffee does not damage your heart. But trust me, that doesn’t mean that you should do it10am, Monday morning. My ed...
15:32 2019-06-03

Angela Saini video interview: The return of race in mainstream science If we know the idea of difference based purely on race is wrong, why do we still hang on to the idea of race in science, asks science writer Angela S...
15:48 2019-05-22

Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustain...
12:48 2019-05-21

Mercury 13: the forgotten women of the space race - Science Weekly podcast As the space race heated up in the 1960s, 13 aviators passed the same tests as Nasa’s first astronauts, later going on to be called the Mercury 13. B...
10:48 2019-07-19

Dragons and white walkers aside, you can find some real science in 'Game of Thrones' In "Game of Thrones," Old Nan speaks of the Long Night, a winter that lasted a generation. Not only is this possible, it happened in real life 20,000...
10:16 2019-05-21

The interplay between gender and autism spectrum disorder – Science Weekly podcast The Science Weekly team are taking a bit of a break so we’ll be revisiting some of our favourite shows from the archive. Including this one from 2017...
14:32 2019-07-31

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey ...
10:16 2019-05-21

SpaceX Dragon en Route to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to deliver the second commercial crew docking port and about 5,000 pounds of science investigations an...
12:16 2019-07-31

Science is ‘key’ to pushing forward the 2030 Agenda, UN development forum told The implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was front and centre at the United Nations on Thursday as the...
22:00 2019-07-11