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Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical

Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-oct...

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical

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EXPLAINER-Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chem...
19:00, 06/21/2019

China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it emb...
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Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of...
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22:00, 06/24/2019

Watch: Explosion at gas refinery rocks Philadelphia A large explosion rocked a gas refinery in Philadelphia early Friday -- one of the largest refinery complexes on the East Coast -- and sent gasoline ...
18:36, 06/21/2019

Fire breaks out at crude oil refinery in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials in Philadelphia have confirmed an early morning fire at a 150-year-old refinery complex. A Philadelphia Fire Department...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Massive Philadelphia refinery fire contained There are no reports of injuries or evacuations after an early morning fire broke out at a 150-year-old refinery complex in Philadelphia. (June 21) ...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Massive explosion at refinery in Philadelphia: reports A massive fireball lit up the night sky in South Philadelphia early Friday in what was apparently an explosion at a local refinery. Early reports gav...
14:24, 06/21/2019

Massive explosion at Philadelphia oil refinery: reports This is the moment a massive fireball erupted from a 150-year-old oil refinery in south Philadelphia when a vat of butane exploded early Friday — in ...
16:48, 06/21/2019

Philadelphia refinery that suffered huge explosion will shut down The largest refinery on the East Coast is slated to close and be sold after a large explosion and fire almost a week ago devastated the Philadelphia ...
21:12, 06/26/2019

Crews continue battling Philadelphia refinery fire A fire in a vat of butane at the largest oil refinery on the U.S. East Coast turned the early morning Philadelphia sky a bright orange and yellow and...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Fire at Oil Refinery in South Philadelphia Causes Massive Explosions A massive fire rocked an oil refinery in South Philadelphia early Friday morning, causing explosions that could be felt as far away as New Jersey, ac...
15:24, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Philadelphia refinery fire started in butane vat PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the fire at a Philadelphia refinery complex (all times local): 7:30 a.m. A fire at a refinery complex in Philadelph...
15:48, 06/21/2019

Philadelphia Refinery Rocked by Large Explosion, Fire A large explosion and fire erupted at an oil refinery in south Philadelphia on Friday, officials said, adding that no injuries were reported and the ...
16:12, 06/21/2019

Fire 'like a nuclear bomb' rips through Philadelphia refinery Firefighters were working to bring under control a massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's refinery on Friday that has resulted in damage...
17:36, 06/21/2019

Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future Firefighters on Friday were working to bring under control a massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's refinery that has resulted in damage...
20:36, 06/21/2019

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are ch...
21:12, 06/21/2019

Massive Fire Breaks Out At Philadelphia Oil Refinery, Triggers Explosions A massive fire erupted at a crude oil refinery in Philadelphia on Friday morning, triggering several explosions and sending flames high into the sky....
10:24, 06/22/2019

Unit at Philadelphia refinery completely destroyed in fire: sources The alkylation unit involved in a massive fire on Friday at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery has been completely destroyed, which wil...
22:36, 06/23/2019

Philadelphia Energy Solutions seeks to permanently shut oil refinery Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) will seek to permanently shut its oil refinery in the city after a massive fire caused substantial damage to the ...
18:24, 06/26/2019

Billowing fire, explosions at oil refinery shake South Philadelphia A billowing fire and series of explosions at a South Philadelphia oil-refining complex, the largest on the Eastern Seaboard, shook homes as far away ...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Philadelphia Refinery, Largest on East Coast, Closing Its Doors The Philadelphia Energy Solution refinery, the largest and oldest refinery on the East Coast, is shutting down and will be put up for sale, less than...
21:48, 06/26/2019

Massive Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could rem...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Video footage captures explosion at Philadelphia-area oil refinery Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery is on fire. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the Ea...
15:12, 06/21/2019

After fire, Philadelphia Energy Solutions to permanently shut oil refinery Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) will seek to permanently shut its oil refinery in the city after a massive fire caused substantial damage to the ...
22:24, 06/26/2019

Before fire, Philadelphia refinery scaled back big maintenance project: sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions dramatically scaled back a large maintenance project in January in the same section of the refinery complex where a mas...
21:36, 06/26/2019

Fire, explosions at Philadelphia oil refinery caused by butane vat; no injuries reported It’s the second fire at the refinery in one month, following a June 10 fire in which no injuries were reported.      ...
22:48, 06/21/2019

Philadelphia refinery seeks to sell oil stocks, equipment after fire: sources The Philadelphia refinery ravaged by a massive fire two weeks ago has begun offering to sell stocks of oil and some equipment, according to four peop...
19:24, 07/03/2019

Philadelphia refinery workers plan for uncertain future after jobs go up in smoke At Erin Pub, a classic Irish neighborhood bar in Norwood, Pennsylvania, dozens of Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's unionized employees crammed aro...
21:36, 06/28/2019

US briefing: abortion pills, Syria chemical attack claims, Toxic America Wednesday’s top story: Data shows 21,000 women ordered abortion pills online in six months. Plus, Tarantino delivers a dazzling requiem for Hollywood...
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China seeks loophole as U.N. nears pact banning toxic chemical: activists Negotiators from more than 180 countries are nearing agreement on a global ban on a toxic chemical linked to cancer and other health issues, but Chin...
18:36, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Philadelphia refinery seeks to sell oil stocks, equipment after fire -sources The Philadelphia refinery ravaged by a massive fire two weeks ago has begun offering to sell off its stocks of oil and some equipment, according to f...
22:48, 07/03/2019

Exclusive: Philadelphia Energy Solutions seeks to permanently shut oil refinery - sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) is expected to seek to permanently shut its oil refinery in the city after a massive fire caused substantial dama...
10:36, 06/26/2019

The Children of Philadelphia Have Been Attending Toxic Schools for Years. This Is a National Crisis The children of Philadelphia are in dire need of our help. They are at the mercy of a man-made, ticking time bomb that is nearly inescapable. I’m tal...
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U.S. inflation much softer in first quarter; puts spotlight on Fed U.S. inflation was much weaker than initially thought in the first quarter amid a sharp slowdown in domestic demand, which could cast doubts on the F...
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Explainer: Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures t...
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EXPLAINER-Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures t...
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Shutdown of fire-gutted massive Philadelphia refinery pushes gas prices higher, costs 1,000 jobs Plans to shut down the largest oil refinery on the East following a fire at the Philadelphia facility last week will throw more than 1,00 people out ...
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China to clean polluted water from chemical plant blast by end-May: ministry All contaminated water from a deadly explosion at the Xiangshui chemical plant in eastern China last month should be cleaned up by the end of May, th...
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Misconduct at Kraft Heinz puts spotlight on employee pressure to meet bonus targets A number of former employees, executives and suppliers who spoke to CNBC say the culture at Kraft Heinz incentivized employees to first and foremost ...
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Pennsylvania governor opposes tax dollars for refinery restart Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using public funds to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent clo...
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Pennsylvania governor says state won't use tax dollars to restart refinery Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using taxpayer dollars to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent...
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Mexico's Pemex says new refinery environmentally viable despite risks Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's push to build a new oil refinery involves high risks of flooding and other environmental issues, acco...
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UPDATE 1-PBF Energy to buy Shell's Martinez, Calif. oil refinery for up to $1 bln U.S. refiner PBF Energy Inc on Tuesday agreed to pay up to $1 billion for a California oil refinery that Royal Dutch Shell PLC has been trying to sel...
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Explainer: Probes spawned by Mueller target Trump business, others Numerous investigations spun out of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe are still alive and kicking, presenting potential ongoing legal and p...
13:36, 04/30/2019

Explainer: How hard-hitting are U.S. Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. Attorney General William Barr faces the prospect on Wednesday of a vote by a U.S. House committee to hold him in "contempt of Congress." What do...
23:24, 05/06/2019

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump could cite the legal doctrine of "executive privilege" to try to block congressional investiga...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Explainer: Who pays Trump's tariffs, China or U.S. customers and companies? U.S. President Donald Trump says China pays the tariffs he has imposed on $250 billion of Chinese exports to the United States but that is not exactl...
00:24, 05/07/2019

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the age...
14:00, 07/18/2019

Explainer: Amid U.S. measles outbreak, who needs an additional dose of the vaccine? The United States is in the midst of its largest measles outbreak in 25 years, with the disease mainly hitting people who have failed to receive the ...
15:24, 05/06/2019

For Megan Rapinoe, Boldness in the Spotlight Is Nothing New President Trump went after Ms. Rapinoe on Twitter this week over her comments about not visiting the White House, and she responded characteristicall...
03:12, 06/28/2019

Edward Crutchley Steps Into the Spotlight Kim Jones’s longtime right-hand man is now a rising star on the London men’s wear scene thanks to his high-luxe offerings with a focus on texture and...
09:24, 06/08/2019

EPA has received DOE input for 2018 small refinery waivers: sources The Department of Energy has given the Environmental Protection Agency its scoring results for the 40 outstanding 2018 applications made by small ref...
01:36, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Mexico teases Pemex plan, sticks with $7 bln tax cut and new refinery Mexico will reduce taxes on heavily indebted Pemex by some $7 billion over the next two years, injecting capital for a refinery and higher output, th...
20:48, 07/16/2019

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropica...
00:12, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Citgo Petroleum in talks with Aruba on refinery contract Citgo Petroleum Corp said on Tuesday it is holding talks with the government of Aruba on its oil refinery operating contract, a day after Aruba discl...
00:48, 05/29/2019

Citgo Petroleum in talks with Aruba on refinery contract -statement Citgo Petroleum Corp said on Tuesday it is holding talks with the government of Aruba on its oil refinery operating contract, a day after Aruba discl...
00:48, 05/29/2019

German refinery halts Russian oil imports over contamination - Handelsblatt The PCK refinery in eastern Germany has halted imports of Russian oil via the Druzhba pipeline after once again finding "slightly elevated" levels of...
20:12, 07/05/2019

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass ...
03:12, 05/24/2019

Oil prices rise on drop in U.S. crude stocks, refinery outage Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell...
13:36, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 4-Mexico ditches outside help for refinery plan, says Pemex can oversee Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday Pemex will oversee construction of a new refinery, dismissing private sector suitors f...
23:48, 05/09/2019

Ex-owner of Russia's largest independent oil refinery arrested in Moscow A former owner of the debt-laden Antipinsky refinery, Russia's largest independent oil-processing plant, was arrested in Moscow, his company said in ...
03:12, 07/15/2019

Belarus clears up oil pipeline from Mozyr refinery to Poland - Belta The Druzhba oil pipeline section that runs from Belarus's Mozyr refinery to Poland has been fully cleared of contaminated oil, Belarusian news agency...
11:48, 06/28/2019

Refinery fire hikes gas prices just as travelers hit the road for the Fourth The loss of the largest refinery on the East Coast two weeks ago due to an explosion that rocked the Philadelphia area continues to drive fuel prices...
07:24, 07/04/2019

Brazil's Petrobras details refinery, other asset sale plans Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras on Friday for the first time detailed long-awaited plans to sell a series of refineries and other ass...
14:32, 04/28/2019

Hengyi's Brunei refinery enters trial runs - Xinhua * An oil refinery project owned by China's Zhejiang Hengyi Group in Pulau Muara Besar island in Brunei is operating on a trial basis, state-backed Xi...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Site For Saudi Aramco, Abu Dhabi National Oil Refinery Identified The 1.2 million barrels per day refinery and associated petrochemical project is seen as a game changer - offering India steady fuel supplies and mee...
19:00, 06/19/2019

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partne...
14:38, 04/28/2019

From lipstick to burgers: how our lives have become so chemical dependent The start of the suburban sprawl changed the US into a nation of voracious consumers, and the chemical industry responded by creating products to mee...
14:12, 05/22/2019

A chemical approach to imaging cells from the inside The following press release was issued today by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. A team of researchers at the McGovern Institute and Broad In...
02:24, 06/21/2019

UK chemical giant Ineos to buy £1.6bn Saudi stake The petrochemical company founded by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe has said it will buy a £1.6bn ($2bn) stake in a plant complex in Sa...
17:36, 06/03/2019

New Hampshire sues 3M, Dupont, other chemical companies CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is suing eight companies including 3M and Dupont for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potent...
17:48, 05/29/2019

An Illicit Chemical Is Again Jeopardizing the Ozone Layer An unwelcome spike in emissions from a long-banned chemical has been traced to Chinese factories, raising concerns about the ozone layer's integrity....
00:24, 06/02/2019

Chemical castration on certain sex offenders signed into law in Alabama Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday signed a bill that forces sex offenders convicted of crimes involving pre-teens to be chemically castrated before the...
08:24, 06/11/2019

Chemical tossed from above on teens at NY party; 10 treated NEW YORK (AP) — Police say 10 teenagers who went to a party in a New York City public housing complex ended up at hospitals after someone tossed a ca...
05:12, 05/06/2019

German chemical firm BASF to cut 6,000 jobs The German chemical giant has said it will cut 6,000 jobs by 2021 to "streamline" its administration. BASF has said it expects to save $300 million a...
17:36, 06/27/2019

US investigating possible Assad chemical attack in Syria State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if claims provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may again be us...
14:12, 05/22/2019

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan - but can it pave way for peace? More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase was laun...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to withhold full Mueller report? The White House on Wednesday invoked executive privilege to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's unredacted Russia report as a U.S. ...
23:24, 05/08/2019

That Instagrammable lake? Actually a toxic quarry Instagrammers have been warned not to dive into an idyllic-looking, turquoise lake in northern Spain, because its toxic waters could lead to health i...
22:36, 07/18/2019

Toxic chemicals and risks to infants: what to know and what you can do Exposure to potentially toxic substances that are part of modern life only adds to the many anxieties of parenting. Here’s what action you can takeFr...
08:36, 06/25/2019

Thank you! With your help, we raised $150,000 for our Toxic America series Thousands of Guardian readers contributed to support our new series exploring the health impacts of the toxic chemicals in our food, cosmetics, air a...
15:48, 06/28/2019

These toxic caterpillars are terrorizing Europe Beware the march of the hairy caterpillars. Large chunks of Europe are battling pesky infestations of oak processionary caterpillars, whose tiny toxi...
01:48, 07/06/2019

| Ex-sprint king Petacchi in doping spotlight Former Italian cyclist Alessandro Petacchi, winner of Tour de France and Giro d'Italia stages galore, has been embroiled in the blood doping scandal....
23:36, 05/14/2019

VAR in the spotlight again as Cameroon fume over offside calls Cameroon's players made little effort to hide their rage against the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) during their women's World Cup last-16 match again...
01:48, 06/24/2019

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subje...
15:00, 05/01/2019

UFC 238 preview: Henry Cejudo's spotlight could grow twice as big The men's bantamweights take center stage at UFC 238, a dominant women's flyweight champion will be put to the test, and then there's Cerrone-Ferguso...
19:24, 06/07/2019

On Merseyside at the moment the spotlight is on Tranmere, says Mellon Manager is taking Tranmere to Wembley for the third time in three years, this one for the League Two play-off with Newport“Excited but contained” is ...
19:36, 05/24/2019

From the shed to the spotlight: Autocar meets Edd China China's spanner skills earned him a spot on television's most watched car show We get to know the madcap mechanic as he embarks on life after Wheel...
15:12, 06/01/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta suggests that he was 'thrust' into the spotlight during Trump era CNN Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta dismissed the idea that he seeks out the spotlight during the Trump presidency but rather he and other...
13:12, 06/11/2019

World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity "The players set to light up the Women\u0027s World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, al...
21:48, 05/15/2019

| Baseball netting back in spotlight after fan hospitalised The issue of protective netting at Major League Baseball faced renewed scrutiny on Thursday after a young fan was hospitalised by a stray foul ball i...
00:24, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Who are the Saudis under spotlight over Khashoggi's killing? Saudi Arabia is seeking the death penalty for five of 21 people suspected of links to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but a U.N. rapporteur...
18:24, 06/19/2019

US-China trade war, sea row in ASEAN summit spotlight Southeast Asian leaders will commit to conclude a long-delayed regional trade pact this year despite lingering odds to fend off risks from a protract...
05:24, 06/22/2019

NHL spotlight is on revamped Rangers, Islanders and Devils It has been a tumultuous summer in the NHL, and so much of the action has centered around the New York area. The Devils and Rangers picked Nos. 1 and...
12:36, 07/15/2019

Amazon in EU antitrust spotlight over use of merchant data Amazon on Wednesday became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing...
14:36, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Petrobras details refinery, other asset sale plans Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras on Friday for the first time detailed long-awaited plans to sell a series of refineries and other ass...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Harris County plans lawsuit against Valero for Houston refinery pollution Harris County in Texas plans to sue Valero Energy Corp for pollution from its Houston refinery, the head of the county's environmental law department...
09:12, 06/29/2019

Massive explosion at largest gas refinery on the East Coast, triggering fire A fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refin...
15:12, 06/21/2019

Watch The Biggest Oil Refinery on the East Coast Explode Into a Massive Fireball A Philadelphia oil refinery experienced a fire that caused at least three massive explosions in Southwest Philadelphia around 4 a.m. this morning, AB...
00:48, 06/22/2019

Republican senators urge EPA to hold firm on refinery biofuel waivers Nine Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the Trump administration's environmental regulator to disregard a request by Democratic senators to ...
23:36, 06/26/2019

Chemical Brothers: 'We wanted to thank Keith Flint at Glastonbury' The Chemical Brothers have told how important it was for them to pay tribute to Keith Flint at Glastonbury, saying it was a thank you to the star for...
19:12, 07/05/2019

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in re...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous...
03:36, 06/14/2019

Chemical in soaps, hand sanitizers tied to osteoporosis Women exposed to triclosan, a chemical often found in soaps and hand sanitizers, may be more likely to develop osteoporosis than women who don't have...
23:36, 06/26/2019

Osteoporosis: Investigating the role of a common antibacterial chemical A new study asks if triclosan, a chemical in many products, may increase osteoporosis risk. The results are not clear-cut, but it may affect bone he...
15:24, 06/27/2019

France says signs of Syria chemical attack, but still checking France's foreign minister said on Tuesday there were signs that chemicals had been used in attacks by Syrian government forces on rebels in northwest...
22:00, 05/28/2019

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian govern...
02:36, 05/23/2019

Chemical checkout: find out what could be hiding in your weekly shop Food additives commonly found in US bread, soft drinks and candy are all banned in Europe. Here’s how they end up in your cart – and how you can avoi...
10:24, 05/29/2019

Alabama Lawmakers Approve "Chemical Castration" For Sex Offenders A bill in Alabama awaiting the governor's signature would require people convicted of certain sex offenses to undergo "chemical castration" as a cond...
07:36, 06/06/2019

Alabama orders ‘chemical castration’ of some child molesters MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama will require some sex offenders whose crimes involve children to take chemical castration medication during parole, a...
18:24, 06/16/2019

Alabama orders 'chemical castration' of some child molesters Alabama will require some sex offenders whose crimes involve children to take chemical castration medication during parole, a requirement that has pr...
17:12, 06/16/2019

A Common Household Chemical May Cause Thyroid Problems for Cats Many older cats suffer from health problems caused by a hyperactive thyroid, and while there’s no single cause of the condition, hormone-disturbing ...
22:48, 07/10/2019

Air Force diverted $66M from projects for chemical cleanup costs The U.S. Air Force diverted more than $66 million to cover the cleanup costs of harmful "forever chemicals" in the water supply, according to an anal...
00:48, 06/15/2019

Russia challenges chemical watchdog on naming perpetrators UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia is seeking Security Council approval for a resolution that challenges the global chemical weapons watchdog for setting u...
07:36, 05/17/2019

German scientists say spinach chemical should be banned from sports Popeye guzzled spinach to get his superhuman strength. But the plant's power-boosting properties aren't just fiction. German scientists say spinach h...
11:48, 06/25/2019

DowDuPont profit slumps 28%, hit by lower chemical demand Floods in the U.S. Midwest and a sluggish growth in auto and smartphone markets hit prices of its specialty and agricultural chemicals as well as vol...
15:00, 05/02/2019

EXPLAINER-China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
00:48, 05/23/2019

EXPLAINER-The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old di...
14:36, 07/08/2019

Explainer: U.N. blacklists leader of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad A U.N. Security Council committee blacklisted the head of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Masood Azhar, on Wednesday after ...
20:12, 05/01/2019

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Explainer: Can Trump block ex-aide Hicks from talking to Congress by citing immunity? A White House lawyer cited "testimonial immunity" in instructing Hope Hicks, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, not to answer questions abo...
02:24, 06/20/2019

The new Candyman movie will apparently be about "toxic fandom" Horror fans have been questioning what the new Candyman movie—produced by Jordan Peele through his MonkeyPaw studio and directed by Nia DaCosta—could...
22:12, 06/09/2019

‘The Souvenir’ strips away toxic mystery — and clothes In director Joanna Hogg’s semi-autobiographical collage of a movie, Honor Swinton Byrne (daughter of Tilda Swinton, who plays her mother) is Julie, a...
00:24, 05/16/2019

Instagram's Siberian 'Maldives' is toxic lake A Russian lake known as the "Siberian Maldives" because of its bright turquoise waters, is a highly toxic artificial pond and anyone swimming in it c...
23:36, 07/10/2019

Pesticides explained: the toxic chemicals in up to 70% of produce Studies have linked long-term health issues, while regulators insist breaches of safe limits are rare The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defin...
14:36, 05/29/2019

All of Mississippi’s beaches have been closed due to toxic algae All of the beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed due to a toxic algae bloom that causes rashes and vomiting, officials said. ...
01:48, 07/08/2019

Toxic caterpillar infestation plagues Germany Armed with flame torches and special vacuum cleaners, towns across Germany are trying to fight back against a plague of oak processionary caterpillar...
20:12, 07/04/2019

Opinion: Theresa May's toxic Brexit legacy Don't be fooled by the tears she shed. Prime Minister Theresa May stumbled her way through a disjointed and dysfunctional Brexit process and has left...
02:24, 06/07/2019

|'Ifeltmylifewasatrisk'saysex-treasureronresignationfrom'toxic'Transnet Transnet's former group treasurer has testified that she resigned from the state-owned company in 2014 after the environment became too toxic for her...
18:48, 06/07/2019

Microsoft: Gaming should be for everyone, shouldn’t be toxic stew Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft's Xbox chief Phil Spencer has written a paean to video gaming, calling games a unifying force that anyone and...
21:48, 05/21/2019

The Most Toxic Place You Could Go This Weekend Might Be a Nail Salon I’m somewhat obsessed with painting my nails. About every two weeks or so, I choose a new color from an assortment of reds and golds and whip out my ...
20:48, 05/11/2019

Instagrammers flock to toxic lake for selfies An industrial dump site in Siberia whose turquoise lake resembles a tropical paradise has become a magnet for Instagrammers.     ...
19:12, 07/17/2019

Europe's plastic waste sent home in toxic row Europe’s sustainability practices are world-leading, but some believe that what has passed as recycling should actually be called liabilityshifting. ...
15:48, 06/13/2019

Britons being exposed to toxic chemicals from birth, MPs say Committee urges action over flame retardants found in breast milk and umbilical cordsBritons are being exposed to a “cocktail of chemicals” from the ...
02:12, 07/16/2019

‘YouTube recommendations are toxic,’ says dev who worked on the algorithm Where else could you go for you daily dose of how-tos, like this one about draining washing machines, or 15-minute compilations of cats vomiting? Thi...
14:12, 06/14/2019

PSG president Nasser al-Khelaifi in spotlight over Pastore transfer Leaked documents link Qatari official to request to pay agentQuestions about midfielder’s €40m move from Palermo in 2011Nasser al-Khelaifi, the presi...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Broadcom in EU antitrust spotlight, faces interim measures EU antitrust regulators will investigate whether U.S. chipmaker Broadcom uses exclusivity restrictions to block rivals in the TV and modem chipsets m...
13:36, 06/26/2019

Megan Rapinoe, Reveling in the Spotlight, Celebrates Another World Cup Win The United States’ star attacker did more than just score goals (though she did that a lot): She charmed fans, angered the president and antagonized ...
16:00, 07/08/2019

New Japanese and Thai Monarchs Are In the Spotlight, But Here Are Some of Asia’s Other Royals Japan is set to usher in a new imperial era come May 1: Crown Prince Naruhito will take the throne, ushering in the Reiwa Era and becoming the 126th ...
11:00, 04/30/2019

McKinsey, a secretive consulting powerhouse, enters the spotlight McKinsey, a private consulting firm, has built itself into one of the most influential entities in the world. It works with many of the largest compa...
15:00, 06/05/2019

The NFL's Undervalued And Underpaid Cheerleaders Get a Spotlight in A Woman's Work In 2014, an Oakland Raiders cheerleader named Lacy T. filed a lawsuit against her team, claiming wage-theft. Her yearly salary was $1,250, just $5 an...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Brazil opens Copa America with spotlight still on Neymar SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil will get the Copa America underway with the Neymar saga still far from over. As the hosts closed their preparations for Frida...
00:24, 06/14/2019

Kaapo Kakko was made for Rangers’ spotlight: ‘I think he’ll thrive’ To get to this point, of course there had to be passion. But the way Kaapo Kakko feels about hockey seems to go well beyond the regular definition. T...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Dow breaches 27,000; healthcare in spotlight after Trump's decision on rebate U.S. stocks rose on Thursday on improved bets of an interest rate cut following Fed chief Jerome Powell's dovish remarks, while healthcare stocks wer...
20:00, 07/11/2019

I’m sorry Fleabag put my family in spotlight, says Phoebe Waller-Bridge Show’s creator regrets that guesswork about inspiration for characters made life tricky for those close to herPhoebe Waller-Bridge, the creator of th...
14:00, 06/30/2019

Rep. James E. Clyburn under the spotlight after a week fraught with controversy The South Carolina Democrat, who will welcome 22 presidential candidates to his fish fry on Friday, is at the center of disputes in his fractured par...
23:48, 06/20/2019

Under-the-radar Lowry moves into spotlight at British Open Shane Lowry shot 4-under 67 to take the clubhouse lead at the British Open after benefiting from coming into the tournament somewhat under the radar ...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Real spies, not James Bond, take spotlight at new spy museum WASHINGTON (AP) — James Bond’s shiny silver sports car greets visitors as they step into the new and improved International Spy Museum that ope...
19:12, 05/07/2019

Berkshire Lieutenants Step Into Spotlight at Annual Meeting Ajit Jain and Greg Abel, the two men most likely to succeed Warren Buffett as chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, discussed the conglomerate’s bus...
03:00, 05/05/2019

Masahiro Tanaka steals spotlight in wacky Yankees win ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Just because Masahiro Tanaka pitched like the ace he used to be Sunday, it doesn’t mean the void at the top of the Yankees’ ro...
23:24, 05/12/2019

Equal pay in the spotlight as Killing Eve sweeps BAFTA TV Awards Veteran journalist Joan Bakewell and actor David Schwimmer put a humorous spotlight on equal pay for women at the BAFTA TV awards in London on Sunday...
14:36, 05/13/2019

Offstage and out of the spotlight, Moulton still seeks it. But he won’t lean to the left. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) stood by his moderate views at a Washington Post Live event Wednesday, hours before the first Democratic presidential deb...
05:48, 06/27/2019

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contri...
18:24, 05/27/2019

Meet the area club pros in the PGA Championship spotlight The moment the PGA of America announced Bethpage Black would host the 2019 PGA Championship, Rob Labritz circled it in ink on his mental calendar. “I...
08:48, 05/14/2019

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film priz...
18:00, 05/16/2019

| Russia again in spotlight as IAAF wrestles with Semenya case Doping-tainted Russia will learn this weekend whether it has met the criteria set by athletics' governing body the IAAF to be reintegrated in world t...
17:00, 06/08/2019

Why even the biggest sports stars battle with life away from the spotlight Three years ago Tyson Fury seemed like he had it all: He was the world heavyweight champion and had a loving wife and children. But inside he was bat...
02:36, 06/18/2019

The Startup Spotlight nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the Startup Spotlight category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 is July 10-11 in San Francis...
19:36, 07/09/2019

Soccer: World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity The players set to light up the Women's World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, although...
20:24, 05/15/2019

Intensifying storm cut half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, closes coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating st...
22:12, 07/11/2019

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to h...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Pemex study details 'severe' air quality impact from Mexican refinery A flagship refinery planned by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador would have a "severe" impact on air quality and emissions could spread t...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Intensifying storm shuts U.S. coastal refinery, adding to energy production losses Threatened flooding from a tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown o...
19:36, 07/11/2019

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, ...
03:12, 05/22/2019

Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics say Help us reach our $150,000 goal to...
14:12, 05/22/2019

Alabama Gov. signs law requiring chemical castration for some sex offender parolees Under the new law, some Alabama parolees convicted of sex crimes are required to take medication to reduce chemicals that drive libido.   ...
19:12, 06/11/2019

Exclusive: New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alle...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Fire At Chemical Factory In Dadra And Nagar Haveli's Silvassa A fire broke out a chemical factory in Silvassa, the capital of Dadar and Nagar Haveli today, news agency ANI reported. Eight fire engines are at the...
21:24, 05/19/2019

Was These Ancient Egyptian Bomb-Shells Chemical Or Natural Blondes? Egyptian noblewoman Tjuyu and her husband Yuya were important figures in Amenhotep III’s court and she is believed to have died in 1375 BC. Most wide...
20:24, 06/17/2019

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly an...
08:24, 05/22/2019

Queensland government workers exposed to 'gene-altering' chemical Medical experts say exposure to toxic fumigant EDB in fruit fly eradication program ‘likely’ to have caused illnesses Queensland government biosecuri...
22:00, 06/03/2019

DowDuPont profit slumps 28 percent, hit by lower chemical demand DowDuPont Inc reported a 28 percent fall in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, as floods in the U.S. midwest and a sluggish growth in auto and sm...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Malaysia shuts schools after chemical pollution sickens kids KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government has shut more than 100 schools in a southern state after chemical pollution sickened dozens...
11:36, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 2-DowDuPont profit slumps 28 pct, hit by lower chemical demand DowDuPont Inc reported a 28 percent fall in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, as floods in the U.S. midwest and a sluggish growth in auto and sm...
14:12, 05/02/2019

FDA warned of possible cancer-causing chemical in blood pressure pills A web-based drug retailer has notified the Food and Drug Administration that a chemical found in a common blood pressure medication may cause cancer....
19:12, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-DowDuPont profit slumps 28 pct, hit by lower chemical demand DowDuPont Inc reported a 28 percent fall in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, as floods in the U.S. midwest and a sluggish growth in auto and sm...
13:24, 05/02/2019

Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical The recovery of the ozone hole has been a quintessential environmental success story, as the world has worked largely in harmony for decades to phase...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs chemical castration bill into law Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that requires anyone convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child under 13 years ...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Greening the chemical industry requires massive amount of renewables To go green, the chemicals industry could use carbon dioxide from the air instead of fossil fuels, but this would require vast amounts of renewable e...
00:24, 05/14/2019

Explainer: Chinese woman arrested at Trump's Mar-a-Lago takes unusual legal path A Chinese woman charged in March with lying to get into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort while carrying multiple electronic devices, h...
23:36, 06/12/2019

Man shot outside Philadelphia hospital PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a man was shot by his ex-girlfriend just feet from a Philadelphia hospital’s emergency room entrance. Chief Insp...
15:00, 06/06/2019

‘Press Your Luck’ game show ‘scandal’ back in the spotlight “Press Your Luck” returns Tuesday night on ABC — 35 years after its infamous “scandal” when unemployed ice cream truck driver Michael Larson, w...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Berkshire Hathaway gives Buffet's successors spotlight in annual meeting Warren Buffet provided a glimpse into what the future of Berkshire Hathaway may look like, allowing his two potential successors to answer questions ...
01:24, 05/06/2019

| Sarri's Chelsea future in spotlight as Europa final looms Maurizio Sarri faces an uncertain future as Chelsea manager even if the much-maligned Italian leads his side to victory in the Europa League final ag...
16:00, 05/26/2019

Democrat Bullock seizes spotlight after getting left out of presidential debate Montana Governor Steve Bullock is making a flurry of appearances on television and the campaign trail after getting locked out of next week's Democra...
20:36, 06/18/2019

Berkshire Hathaway gives Buffett's successors spotlight in annual meeting Warren Buffett provided a glimpse into what the future of Berkshire Hathaway may look like, allowing his two potential successors to answer questions...
06:36, 05/06/2019

Canada's Spotlight on Tycoon C Sivasankaran And An Island Luxury Home It appeared to be the coup de grace of a Canadian dirty money probe into real estate: a sprawling island manor off the coast of Vancouver that the go...
08:00, 06/11/2019

'Russian spy' whale shines spotlight on military-grade animals For centuries, human beings have made use of animals' highly evolved capabilities, from the strength of horses to the hunting ability of birds of pre...
08:24, 05/04/2019

Henry VIII's first wife, Catherine of Aragon, in spotlight in new show English Tudor king Henry VIII and his six wives are a staple tale of costume dramas - now a new television series is turning viewers' attention to th...
17:36, 05/03/2019

Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the ...
12:48, 05/25/2019

Democrats Are Determined to Spotlight Trump’s Misdeeds, but Remain Divided on How House Democrats, returning from a weeklong recess, see an opening to focus public attention on presidential misconduct, but they are split over impea...
17:24, 06/02/2019

North Carolina officials cast spotlight on ‘zombie snakes’ Parks officials in North Carolina are alerting the public about a “zombie snake,” a mild-mannered critter indigenous to the state that often plays de...
22:36, 06/11/2019

With Trump’s Visit to Japan, Empress Masako Finds a Spotlight Supporters of Masako, a multilingual former diplomat, see a chance for her to come into her own after spending years trapped by her role as the wife ...
18:00, 05/27/2019

South Carolina forum pushes abortion into 2020 spotlight COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nearly every Democratic presidential candidate is addressing a Planned Parenthood Action Fund forum. It’s the campaign se...
16:48, 06/22/2019

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history Greece's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. The descendant of Holocaust survivors will serve a city that was once full of Jewi...
21:00, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Broadcom in EU antitrust spotlight, faces interim measures EU antitrust regulators will investigate whether U.S. chipmaker Broadcom uses exclusivity restrictions to block rivals in the TV and modem chipsets m...
13:24, 06/26/2019

Beto O’Rourke switches his style and tone as the spotlight dims The former congressman turned Democratic presidential candidate finds America a bigger challenge than Texas, where he narrowly lost a U.S. Senate rac...
14:41, 04/28/2019

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for M...
09:24, 06/14/2019

Duke low point showed RJ Barrett can handle New York spotlight No. 3 Gonzaga led No. 1 Duke by two points entering the final minute of regulation in November’s Maui Invitational. Four times, RJ Barrett tried to d...
01:48, 06/07/2019

Keanu Reeves steals the spotlight in the final ‘Toy Story 4’ trailer With Game of Thrones and the Infinity Saga of the Marvel Cinematic Universe both coming to an end within weeks of each other, it’s easy to forg...
22:48, 05/21/2019

America’s ‘toxic’ societal problems are crippling millennials Millennials are a mirror that reflect many of society’s problems — or so claims a new report from researchers at Stanford University and other ...
23:36, 06/06/2019

Killing comments won't cure our toxic internet culture 2014 was a year of reckoning for online news media. Following increasingly fractious and aggressive behavior by users, a number of marquee organizati...
23:24, 05/03/2019

Suitcase containing woman's body pulled from toxic lake A suitcase containing the body of a woman has been removed from a highly toxic lake by police searching for victims of a suspected serial killer in C...
17:12, 04/28/2019

California to outlaw toxic pesticide harmful to kids LOS ANGELES — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Seth Green’s alternative to toxic masculinity: ‘Changeland’ When Seth Green visited Thailand a decade ago with his friend Dan, the besties were mistaken for honeymooners. This didn’t faze either of them. “We’r...
08:12, 06/07/2019

‘Siberian Maldives’ is actually a toxic dump, Instagrammers warned Russian lake that has sparked social media frenzy is full of metal oxides from coal ashA Russian energy company has warned Instagram users not to swi...
13:24, 07/10/2019

'Toxic' treatment of House of Lords staff revealed A shocking dossier on sexual harassment and bullying in the House of Lords has prompted demands from a top QC for a crackdown on peers' behaviour tow...
23:12, 07/10/2019

Amazon promises to crack down on toxic school supplies Amazon has agreed to enforce more stringent rules nationwide when it comes to selling children's school supplies and jewelry after an investigat...
16:24, 05/10/2019

Popular social media site is a toxic dump A lake in Siberia nicknamed the Novosibirsk Maldives is a popular Instagram spot because of the appealing color of the water. It's also close to...
21:24, 07/11/2019

No swimming: Toxic bacteria afflicts Mississippi coast MANDEVILLE, Miss. (AP) — An outbreak of toxic bacteria is ruining some beach plans in Mississippi, where authorities are warning people not to swim o...
13:24, 06/26/2019

Report: Oh God Yes, The Toxic Rockets Are Pursuing Jimmy Butler If there’s one thing a top-heavy Western Conference contender built on the ball-dominant shot-creation of two ornery superstars locked in an “unsalva...
05:00, 06/26/2019

Toxic caterpillars spark health scare across Germany People suffer rashes and breathing difficulties as warm weather brings infestationMarauding caterpillars with toxic hairs have brought parts of Germa...
22:12, 07/05/2019

Here's probably the most entertaining video about toxic fandoms you'll watch today If you’re a fan of chaotic videos with extremely enthusiastic guys in it, you probably like internet videos. Nobody, though, does loud and enthusiast...
23:00, 07/10/2019

How toxic company culture is derailing billion-dollar M&As Reputation always matters, but rarely more than in large M&A deals. With M&A worth $3 trillion a year across the US and Europe, even a small reputati...
08:36, 05/10/2019

Southern Alberta waste refinery turning trash into ‘high-grade, low-cost’ biodiesel Cielo said when the refineries are built -- which is expected to be by late 2020 -- each one will produce about 2,000 litres of renewable fuel per ho...
03:48, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Intensifying storm shuts U.S. coastal refinery, adding to energy production losses Threatened flooding from a tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown o...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Fire at chemical plant in southern Spain causes huge cloud of smoke A giant cloud of smoke rose over the town of San Roque near Gibraltar in southern Spain on Tuesday following a fire at a chemical factory in a nearby...
22:24, 06/25/2019

Some teens who vape nicotine don’t realize they're ingesting the chemical, study suggests Teens who vape may not realize how much nicotine they are consuming — if they aware they are consuming it at all —  when using e-cigarettes, a new st...
14:33, 04/28/2019

China is shredding the ozone layer with banned chemical emissions, study says Some alarming news from the stratosphere. Chinese foam manufacturers are releasing an ozone-destroying chemical into the air.    ...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When wil...
14:12, 06/26/2019

Cops lift shelter-in-place order after NJ chemical plant fire New Jersey cops ordered East Rutherford residents to shut down their air conditioners and shelter in place Thursday amid air contamination fears spar...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Chemical found in toothpaste, soap may double women’s chances of osteoporosis A chemical banned from hand sanitizers — but still lawfully used by Colgate in one of its toothpastes — may double a woman’s chance...
01:48, 06/26/2019

Hubble, Spitzer telescopes conduct chemical survey of mid-size exoplanet For the first time, scientists, with the help of a pair of NASA space telescopes, have identified the chemical signature of the atmosphere surroundin...
01:48, 07/03/2019

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit: sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical uni...
06:24, 05/17/2019

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit - sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical uni...
08:12, 05/17/2019

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Requiring 'Chemical Castration' for Some Sex Offenders Alabama is continuing its ascension to the weirdest state in the country, coming in a close second to Florida, as the governor signed legislation Mon...
21:48, 06/11/2019

Chemical Weapons Destruction Begins At Blue Grass Army Depot RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials with the Blue Grass Army Depot confirmed Wednesday the successful destruction of the first mustard agent-fill...
04:48, 06/13/2019

Alabama governor signs law requiring chemical castration for some sex offender parolees Under the new law, some Alabama parolees convicted of sex crimes are required to take medication to reduce chemicals that drive libido.   ...
21:12, 06/11/2019

Chemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures KEARNY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a fire at a chemical plant in New Jersey has been brought under control, but road and bridge closures remained in...
21:24, 05/18/2019

Alabama passes bill requiring chemical castration for certain child molesters An Alabama measure that would require certain child sex offenders to undergo chemical castration before being released from prison is awaiting the go...
02:24, 06/05/2019

Iran to resist U.S. sanctions, just as it withstood Iraqi chemical attack: Zarif The Iranian foreign minister said on Saturday that Iran would resist any U.S. sanctions, just as it persevered during the 1980s Iran-Iraq war when th...
18:00, 06/29/2019

API revises standard to reduce worker fatigue in refineries, chemical plants The American Petroleum Institute issued on Thursday a revised standard aimed at reducing fatigue among workers in the nation's refineries and chemica...
03:12, 05/03/2019

First slavery, then a chemical plant and cancer deaths: one town's brutal history Long before Reserve, Louisiana was home to a chemical plant and riddled with cancer, it had suffered the violent deprivations of enslavementAt night ...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Exclusive: Chevron Phillips Chemical in bid to acquire Nova Chemicals - sources ​Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, a joint venture between Chevron Corp and Phillips 66, has offered to acquire Nova Chemicals Corp for more than...
22:48, 06/20/2019

New Jersey chemical plant fire sends fumes over Pulaski Skyway A chemical plant fire in New Jersey sent noxious smoke billowing into the air near Newark — and officials urged residents to shut their windows to av...
12:24, 05/18/2019

How Hong Kong protesters used hand signals and human chains to storm government – video explainer This week protesters in Hong Kong stormed the legislative council building and vandalised its main chamber on the anniversary of the island's 1997 re...
17:24, 07/04/2019

Toronto, Philadelphia set for game 7 matchup Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference du...
23:24, 05/11/2019

Philadelphia’s new street-sweepers don’t fit on some streets PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s new street sweeping program has hit a road bump: The trucks are too wide to fit down some of the city’...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Tuesday Could Be the Beginning of the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax A slew of opponents of the tax are running in the city’s election Tuesday and beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 on ads aiming to turn pu...
23:00, 05/21/2019

‘Shadow’ review: Dark Chinese action film deserves spotlight If you’re a “Game of Thrones” fan longing for sword fights and dynastic intrigue, look no further than “Shadow,” which features more dramatic deaths ...
20:12, 05/03/2019

Cycling: Colombian Bernal takes Tour spotlight in Froome's absence In the absence of injured four-times winner Chris Froome, all eyes will be on his 22-year-old Ineos team mate Egan Bernal to fill the void at the Tou...
16:48, 07/04/2019

Latest Sri Lanka arrest throws spotlight on Wahhabism in eastern hotbed Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easte...
07:48, 05/12/2019

Race, sexual politics and the underworld in spotlight at Broadway's Tony awards Race, sexual politics and a trip to the underworld are poised to take center stage on Sunday in New York at the annual Tony awards honoring the best ...
20:48, 06/09/2019

U.S. women’s soccer team is using World Cup stage to shine spotlight on equality A media appearance highlighted the team's missions of defending their world championship, growing the game's audience and discussing issue of fairnes...
05:36, 05/25/2019

American-born goalkeeper, 19, steps into spotlight for Jamaica during Women's World Cup Jamaica might have gotten shut out in their first Women’s World Cup match Sunday against one of the best squads in the world in Brazil, but it was th...
19:24, 06/10/2019

'Spotlight' eBay deal brings Samsung Galaxy S10 price down to only $570 brand-new If you can't decide whether to buy the 6.1-inch Galaxy S10 at a cool discount from B&H Photo Video or at its normal price directly from Samsung with ...
18:36, 06/04/2019

Ivanka in G-20 spotlight with call for ‘women’s empowerment,’ global equal rights White House adviser Ivanka Trump will take center stage at the G-20 economic summit this weekend to make a global call for women’s financial empowerm...
16:36, 06/28/2019

Chinese Cash Is Suddenly Toxic in Silicon Valley, Following U.S. Pressure As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators o...
18:12, 06/11/2019

Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here's how it could affect your health If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes inThe internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take mean...
10:00, 05/28/2019

3 ways to select smart investors and avoid toxic partnerships I recently came to the rescue of a startup in crisis. The idea was solid: The company wanted to develop heavy-duty drones that could assist firefight...
09:24, 05/07/2019

Chinese Cash That Powered Silicon Valley Is Suddenly Toxic As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in the U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulato...
23:12, 06/11/2019

Sacramento man gets 3 years for selling toxic fertilizer as diet pill A Sacramento made more than $700,000 selling toxic fertilizer as a diet pill was sentenced Tuesday to three years in federal prison, according to the...
11:12, 05/29/2019

Meryl Streep: 'We hurt our boys by calling something "toxic masculinity"' The actor has taken issue with the phrase, saying that such labels block communication, and that women can also be toxicMeryl Streep has criticised t...
21:24, 05/31/2019

LGBTQ acceptance in ‘toxic’ decline among young Americans: study It’s disappointing news for the LGBTQ community as Pride month is celebrated across the US. An alarming new statistic from the annual Accelerat...
23:24, 06/25/2019

Man claims he was served ‘toxic’ alcohol instead of water at Bronx eatery Murray Bauer sat down to dinner with his wife at The Pine Restaurant when he took a swig of the restaurant’s “exclusive flat water,” served in a clea...
05:12, 06/30/2019

Extraterrestrials may spout out toxic gas as a sign of life, researchers suggest As the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life marches on, researchers have suggested no shortage of possible signs to look for, including carbo...
16:24, 06/26/2019

The latest hazard for Instagram influencers is a toxic ‘lake’ in Spain Mount Neme in Galicia draws droves of tourists each year because of its sparkling blue water reservoirs. But it is a actually an abandoned quarry con...
05:12, 07/19/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progr...
03:12, 05/09/2019

UK Labour Party lords condemn ‘toxic’ anti-Semtisim More than 60 Labour Party members of Britain’s House of Lords have taken out a newspaper advertisement accusing leader Jeremy Corbyn of overseeing a ...
13:36, 07/17/2019

Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastic Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from toys to plastic and carpets in the USRead our entire Toxic America seriesSynt...
10:24, 05/22/2019

The big fashion fight: can we remove all the toxic, invisible plastic from our clothes? More than half of all textiles produced each year include plastic. Now the urgent search is on for a more sustainable way to clothe the worldIt was p...
09:00, 07/16/2019

Xbox chief outlines plans to curb toxic behavior Xbox head Phil Spencer has laid out some measures to combat some of the more negative aspects that pervade gaming communities such as toxicity and ab...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Toxic algae bloom closes dozens of Mississippi beaches Blooms of toxic algae, also known as cyanobacteria and caused by weeks of heavy rain, have become so dangerous in Mississippi that the state’s enviro...
00:48, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexico's Pemex to oversee refinery build after tender declared void - Lopez Obrador The construction of Mexico's new refinery will be overseen by state oil firm Pemex after the government declared void the tender to build the facilit...
16:24, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit - sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical uni...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Earther Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical | Jalopnik You Earther Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical | Jalopnik You Can Now Get the 6.2-Liter V8 in More, Cheaper Ch...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Daily on Energy: Chemical group CEO dishes on the Green New Deal, carbon pricing, and more Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:24, 06/17/2019

Chemical plant fire closes Pulaski Skyway near New York City: reports Traffic on a major roadway near New York City was closed in both directions Friday night after fire at a chlorine plant in New Jersey send a huge plu...
16:24, 05/18/2019

Virginia VA hospital evacuated for 'unknown chemical odor' that turns out to be urine sample A building at a veterans hospital in Virginia was evacuated on Wednesday after an "unknown chemical odor" — that later turned out to be urine — panic...
21:12, 05/16/2019

Defence forces on scene after chemical incident at New Zealand's Blis Technologies site Blis Technologies Ltd, a New Zealand-based biotechnology company, said on Friday there was a chemical incident at its South Dunedin site with emergen...
00:24, 07/12/2019

NZ defense force use controlled explosion to defuse hazardous chemical at biotech site New Zealand's defense force conducted a controlled explosion at a South Dunedin site owned by biotechnology company Blis Technologies Ltd on Friday a...
05:48, 07/12/2019

Residents of America’s Cancer Town confront chemical plant owner in Japan Residents of Reserve, Louisiana, met with environmental groups and stakeholders in Denka in their campaign for clean airResidents of Reserve, Louisia...
10:24, 06/26/2019

5,000 Years Ago, Ancient Scientists Used Chemical Reactions to Create Pigments in Altai Mountains Scientists have unlocked intriguing 5,000-year-old secrets of prehistoric illustrators behind the stunning artwork of Karakol. These magnificent pain...
16:36, 06/15/2019

Syrian doctor describes latest alleged chemical attack as US mulls response Just after 9 a.m  Sunday, witnesses on the ground in the remote Syrian countryside near the border of Idlib province claimed they saw more than 40 ro...
04:48, 05/24/2019

Pharmacy warns FDA of cancer-causing chemical found in widely used heart pill Valisure, an online pharmacy company, told the FDA that high levels of dimethylformamide were found in valsartan, a drug produced by Swiss drugmaker ...
20:24, 06/18/2019

Exxon quarterly profit to feel pinch of weaker natural gas, chemical earnings Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday lower natural gas and chemical margins in its second quarter would offset improved crude and refining operations, po...
04:36, 07/02/2019

Who gets hurt by China's new tariffs on American goods? Farmers and chemical makers China's announcement that it's raising a tariffs on US imports to up to 25% poses a further threat to farmers, manufacturers and other busi...
00:48, 05/14/2019

Philadelphia commission probing ‘disturbing’ video PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia city commission says it’s investigating an event last month at which Muslim children were captured on video ...
01:12, 05/07/2019

Toronto takes 1-0 lead into game 2 against Philadelphia Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference du...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Philadelphia commission probing 'disturbing' video A Philadelphia city commission says it's investigating an event last month at which Muslim children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about b...
00:24, 05/07/2019

Philadelphia hosts Toronto with 2-1 series lead Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference du...
00:24, 05/05/2019

Philadelphia Fed's Harker Sees No Need for Interest-Rate Changes Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said he doesn’t see a compelling reason to lower interest rates given the apparent strength of the U.S. eco...
17:36, 07/09/2019

Philadelphia Driver Goes Several Miles on Interstate Without Tires Vehicles, like any other functioning entities, are made up of different parts that work to operate the whole. Some of those parts are necessary, some...
17:24, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Philadelphia mayor fends off 2 in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic primary for Philadelphia mayor (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is poised ...
05:00, 05/22/2019

Toronto, Philadelphia tied 2-2 heading into game 5 Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference du...
00:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. seizes 16.5 tons of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. hi...
23:48, 06/18/2019

Dodgers' Will Smith Launches One To Bel Air For Walk-Off Win Against Philadelphia Dodgers catcher Will Smith is not from West Philadelphia, neither born nor raised, and it’s not clear whether the playground was where he spent most ...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Toronto visits Philadelphia with 3-2 series lead Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference du...
21:36, 05/08/2019

Biden establishes campaign headquarters in Philadelphia The former vice president is setting up camp in a state that will be key to any Democrat’s prospects in next year’s election against President Trump....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Why Tuesday’s City Primary Could Mean the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax The tax isn’t on the ballot, but the beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 to back City Council and mayoral candidates who want to strike it...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Philadelphia train conductor shot at station PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a conductor on a commuter train has been shot at a Philadelphia station. A spokesman for the area’s mass tr...
00:12, 05/11/2019

Philadelphia police outline new transgender policy PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police must use a person’s chosen name and pronoun when interacting with someone who is transgender, regardles...
18:24, 06/25/2019

As Democrats spotlight poor conditions in migrant facilities, VP Pence tours centers Mike Pence toured two migrant detention facilities in Texas as House Democrats lambasted the administration during a hearing featuring Rep. Alexandri...
06:00, 07/13/2019

Leonardo da Vinci 500th anniversary: Rare 'Horse and Rider' sculpture in the spotlight On the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, and a sculpture based on a rare model made by the great artist and inventor is in the spotligh...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Fantasy Football: Spotlight on Tyler Lockett, D.K. Metcalf with Doug Baldwin out in Seattle The Seahawks receiving corps will have a new look in 2019 with Doug Baldwin no longer on the roster. Jamey Eisenberg looks at the updated Fantasy val...
06:48, 05/10/2019

THE EVOLUTION OF THE US NEOBANK MARKET: Why the US digital-only banking space may finally be poised for the spotlight (GS, JPM) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business ...
04:24, 06/20/2019

Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones stays poised as heat of spotlight intensifies Giants rookie Daniel Jones has gotten the most out of his first month in the NFL and he seems ready for more with offseason program winding down. &#...
19:00, 06/11/2019

As Democrats spotlight poor conditions in migrant facilites, VP Pence touts centers Mike Pence touted the work of agents and the care given to migrants during a detention center tour in Texas as House Democrats lambasted the adminis...
01:24, 07/13/2019

FEATURE-Gold of contention: Armenia land dispute in spotlight as government steps in JERMUK, Armenia, June 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T onnes of gold that lie under a snow-capped mountain in Armenia have locked locals and intern...
03:48, 06/06/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and...
16:24, 05/06/2019

UN must provide redress for minorities placed in toxic Kosovo camps, says rights expert An independent rights expert appointed by the Human Rights Council has called on the United Nations to “provide justice and remedies” to displaced pe...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top l...
23:48, 06/02/2019

'Toxic' coal waste found to be a 'ticking time bomb' across Australia Environmental Justice Australia report finds problems at ash dumps in every mainland state Soon after Sue Wynn moved up the road from the Vales Point...
21:00, 06/30/2019

Schumer calls for firing of Border Patrol leadership over 'toxic' culture Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday called for the firing of top leadership at Customs and Border Protection, saying the conditions at ...
01:12, 07/04/2019

Metallic Hydrogen, Toxic Fandom, and the Fifth Dimension: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Lying, tech tricks, and snares, oh my: This week at Gizmodo, our team of reporters and editors hit three different ways consumers are being ripped of...
04:48, 07/01/2019

French beaches closed due to toxic algae bloom linked to two deaths Six beaches around Saint-Brieuc in the French region of Brittany have been closed to the public due to unmanageable quantities of sea lettuce, which ...
19:48, 07/16/2019

Xbox Boss Says They're Adding Features To Make Online Gaming Less Toxic You can learn a lot about a person by the values they express, and possibly something about an entire gaming platform by the blog posts the person ru...
00:24, 06/21/2019

Modern life is toxic. Here are four tips for how to stay healthy | Katie Wells We are surrounded by harmful chemicals but a few small practical steps can pay dividends for our wellbeingI remember when I first realized how widesp...
23:24, 05/24/2019

ABFF 2019: Shaft Highlights Toxic Masculinity, Wet Glitter, and Grits They say no one understands Shaft but his woman. But, does Shaft even like women? Yes, he likes pussy, but I mean, as people? Well, the 2019 addition...
23:24, 06/14/2019

Toxic Water Plagues This Uttar Pradesh District, But It's No Poll Issue It's been two decades and four Lok Sabha elections, but 50-year-old Sumariya Devi is yet to see politicians showing any interest in eradicating the c...
19:12, 05/14/2019

Swimming Banned at All Mississippi Beaches After Huge Toxic Algae Bloom An unusually large bloom of toxic blue-green algae has prompted the closure of all beaches along the Mississippi coastline. Officials are attributing...
20:36, 07/08/2019

Guys, You're Making the Dude in Charge of Facebook's Toxic Content Problem Cry Soon after Mike Schroepfer was promoted to Facebook CTO, he began recruiting top neural network researchers to build up the company’s AI capabilities...
02:12, 05/18/2019

California to Outlaw Widely Used Toxic Pesticide Deemed Harmful to Kids (LOS ANGELES) — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain developme...
01:00, 05/09/2019

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating st...
00:24, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 3-Exxon quarterly profit to feel pinch of weaker natural gas, chemical earnings Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday lower natural gas and chemical margins in its second quarter would offset improved crude and refining operations, poi...
03:00, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Exxon quarterly profit to feel pinch of weaker natural gas, chemical earnings Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday lower natural gas and chemical margins in its second quarter would offset improved crude and refining operations, poi...
20:00, 07/01/2019