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Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard

Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed National Guard migh...

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard

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A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing WWII dog tags from the National Archives Associated Press A Virginia man has been accused of taking dog tags from the National Archives and giving them to family members and others. A French historian was sentenced in April 2018 to one year in prison after pleading guilty to stealing at le...
23:00, 06/19/2019

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday....
21:34, 07/04/2019

10 years after abortion doctor George Tiller's murder, advocates fear violent rhetoric At abortion clinics, there has been an escalation in vandalism, trespassing, hate mail/harassing phone calls, Internet harassment, picketing, and obstruction.        ...
23:51, 05/31/2019

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of abortions. Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) voted on J...
07:34, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Iran’s Guard says it doesn’t fear war with US DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Iran’s influential Revolutionary Guard says it...
12:34, 05/28/2019

Abortion rights advocates criticize Biden over support for Hyde Amendment NARAL and Emily’s List took aim at Biden over his support for the rule, which prohibits federal funds from being used on abortion in most circumstances....
09:51, 06/06/2019

In El Paso court, migrants no longer get legal advocates or rights briefings More than three months after the Migration Protection Protocols were expanded to include the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border, confusion about the program still dominates the proceedings in federal immigration court....
16:17, 07/11/2019

‘Know your rights’: Immigration advocates, attorneys ramp up efforts ahead of planned mass ICE raid Immigration advocates and lawyers have ramped up efforts to combat widespread raids threatened by the Trump administration by sharing information with immigrant communities about their rights. The raids by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement sche...
04:51, 07/12/2019

Baylor women add SEC guard after national title with another National champion Baylor will have a top SEC guard as a graduate transfer for the second year in a row with the addition of Te'a Cooper from South Carolina       ...
02:17, 07/12/2019

Venezuelan National Guard Vehicles Hit Demonstrators In this video, an armored vehicle can be seen driving into a group of demonstrators during clashes in Venezuela between anti-government protesters and law enforcement officers in Caracas....
21:34, 04/30/2019

Nimko Ali: ‘Orgasms and sexual pleasure are a human right. I guard these things with my life' For her first book, the anti-FGM campaigner spoke to 150 women around the world about sex, periods and more. She shares what she learned, and why she supports Boris JohnsonThere is a Somali phrase, says Nimko Ali, that sums up the paradox of her stat...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the National Guard....
08:51, 05/24/2019

Mexican police protest against joining new national guard Officers of the Mexican federal police protested on Wednesday against the newly created National Guard, saying their superiors had threatened firings if they did not join the security force, in which they face pay cuts and loss of seniority benefits....
06:17, 07/04/2019

Mexican police protest absorption into new National Guard Under Mexico's new National Guard, federal police officers fear they will lose pay and seniority benefits. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador created the new agency to combat gang violence....
17:17, 07/04/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexander Görlach....
08:17, 05/17/2019

Nebraska National Guard pursues $62M plan to rebuild camp The Nebraska National Guard plans to rebuild its Camp Ashland training site by fortifying its buildings and raising them on stilts after recent flooding caused extensive damage to the facility....
22:51, 04/29/2019

Mexican capital deploys National Guard to stem violence The mayor of the Mexican capital says the National Guard will be deployed throughout the city as the metropolis struggles to contain rising violent crime...
01:51, 06/30/2019

2 National Guard soldiers, semi driver injured in collision MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say two Illinois National Guard soldiers in a cargo truck and a man driving a semitrailer were injured when the two vehicles collided on a South Dakota highway. South Dakota Department of Public Safety spokesman Tony...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Mexico president says National Guard not instructed to detain migrants Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday that the National Guard has the legal right to detain migrants, but that it have been not instructed to do so at the northern border....
16:17, 06/25/2019

Mexico vows crack down on human traffickers, aims to finish border guard reinforcement Mexico will fully deploy National Guard forces on its southern border with Guatemala this week and vowed to crack down on human traffickers after nearly 800 people were found in transport containers headed for the U.S. border, officials said on Monda...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Mexico vows crackdown on human smugglers, aims to finish border guard reinforcement Mexico will fully deploy National Guard forces on its southern border with Guatemala this week and will crack down on human smugglers after nearly 800 people were found in transport containers headed for the U.S. border, officials said on Monday....
23:51, 06/17/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated their fundamental right to maintain their culture....
23:34, 05/12/2019

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated to the promotion of human rights, in a move that is likely to put the UK’s patchy approach to autocra...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Sen. Cotton tells story of serving with ‘The Old Guard’ at Arlington National Cemetery Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said Monday one of his biggest honors in life was serving in the Army with “The Old Guard” as a funeral escort at Arlington National Cemetery....
18:17, 05/13/2019

Mexican police revolt against plans to absorb officers into new National Guard Hundreds of federal police blocked highways in and around the Mexican capital Wednesday in open revolt against plans to absorb the officers into the newly formed National Guard....
07:34, 07/04/2019

| WATCH: Guaido supporters clash with Venezuelan National Guard in Caracas Guaido supporters faced off against units from Venezuela's military police in Caracas. Tear gas was deployed repeatedly in an attempt to disperse the protesters in the Altamira neighbourhood in the east of the city....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Army Old Guard places some 228K flags at Arlington National Cemetery The U.S. Army Old Guard placed American flags on more than 228,000 graves at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday as part of the annual "Flags In" tradition ahead of Memorial Day....
01:17, 05/24/2019

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's bid to stem Central American migration that has drawn U.S. President Donald Trump's ire....
05:51, 06/07/2019

Accused killer of National Guard girlfriend allegedly head-butts cop The Staten Island military man accused of murdering his National Guard girlfriend and their two young sons attacked two police officers on the way to his arraignment Monday — delaying the hearing for at least a day, sources said. Shane Walker, 36, al...
03:17, 06/25/2019

National Guard armoured vehicle drives into protesters in Venezuela – video Hundreds of demonstrators in Caracas have confronted military vehicles on a road outside La Carlota airbase. One of the vehicles fired a water cannon at protesters crowded around it. At one point, the vehicle accelerated over a median barrier and app...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Mexican government watchdog concerned about National Guard's detaining migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the head of the government's human rights ombudsman said on Monday....
07:51, 07/09/2019

Mexico is sending its new national guard to the Guatemala border. The mission is unclear. The force, created by President Andrés Manual López Obrador to ensure public safety, is being diverted to Mexico’s southern border after Trump’s tariff threats....
04:34, 06/11/2019

Mexico's new National Guard was created to fight crime, but now it's in a face-off with migrants A convoy of Mexican state and municipal police trucks roared along the U.S.-Mexico border in Ciudad Juarez to confront cartel gunmen, past National Guardsmen patrolling the banks of the Rio Grande River for migrants trying to cross into the United St...
21:17, 07/07/2019

Venezuela National Guard vehicle runs over protesters in Caracas: Reuters TV A Venezuelan National Guard vehicle ran over protesters outside a military base in Caracas, who were throwing stones and hitting vehicles with sticks after opposition leader Juan Guaido called on members of the military to rise up, Reuters television...
19:17, 04/30/2019

Mexico says National Guard deployment to control migrant flow is complete The announcement by foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard comes as Mexico puts into effect a deal on irregular immigration reached with Washington to head off stiff tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap on all imports from Mexico....
10:17, 06/22/2019

Mexican National Guard expands into capital to address crime surge Mexico's new militarized National Guard police force will expand to the capital Mexico City in an effort to tackle a deteriorating security situation, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday....
19:51, 06/27/2019

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border was due to start on Wednesday and will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday....
18:17, 06/12/2019

Mexico’s National Guard, Created to Fight Crime, Is Deployed to Capital Although Mexico City’s crime rate is lower than much of the country’s, a recent spike has alarmed residents and prompted the president to deploy the new force....
01:34, 07/02/2019

Mexico’s National Guard, a ‘Work in Progress,’ Deployed to Curb Migration The brand-new force was created to fight crime, not deal with migrant families, and analysts fear human rights abuses if it goes to the Guatemalan border....
09:00, 06/15/2019

Mexico national guard to deploy on southern border from Monday: minister Mexico's National Guard will begin deploying on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala from Monday to contain the flow of migrants headed to the United States, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday....
04:34, 06/08/2019

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how much influence does the body really have over the Kremlin?...
23:00, 06/26/2019

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry it will provide justification to roll back women's and LGBT rights....
00:34, 07/09/2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, experts said....
13:00, 04/30/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
12:00, 06/14/2019

Mexican Police Revolt Against Plans to Join Newly-Formed National Guard MEXICO CITY — Hundreds of federal police blocked highways in and around the Mexican capital Wednesday in open revolt against plans to absorb the officers into the newly formed National Guard, a move that the police fear could upend their jobs. ...
02:17, 07/04/2019

Mexico national guard shows lighter touch with migrants after president's warning Mexico's National Guard, accused of being heavy-handed in its efforts to curb migrant flows, employed a lighter touch on the U.S. border on Tuesday after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said they did not have orders to detain migrants....
05:17, 06/26/2019

UN draws fire after electing Somalia, Congo to women’s rights boards: 'Asking the fox to guard the chickens' The United Nations has elected several countries with poor women’s rights records to boards charged with promoting those rights -- leading one critic to compare the decision to “asking the fox to guard the chickens.”...
20:34, 05/08/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
18:00, 05/28/2019

‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur saysThe world is increasingly at risk of “climate apartheid”, where the rich pay to escape heat and hunger caused by the escalating climate crisis while the rest o...
13:51, 06/25/2019

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet highlighted "patterns of violations of all human right...
05:34, 07/13/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three months of the year....
05:34, 05/09/2019

37 countries rally around China at top UN human rights body More than three dozen countries have defended China’s “remarkable achievements” in human rights, challenging Western countries that have raised concerns about Beijing’s treatment of Uighur Muslims...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now even chairs the world's top human rights body....
00:00, 06/28/2019

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official urged Venezuela’s government and opposition Friday to put aside deep political differences and commit to dialogue aimed at ending a humanitarian crisis showing no sig...
06:17, 06/22/2019

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children from their families, cramming people into overcrowde...
21:17, 06/21/2019

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is expected to arrive We...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any further."...
17:51, 06/22/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Canada World: Voice for Women and Girls.'...
22:34, 05/03/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights violations will be met with "reciprocal measures."...
05:17, 05/17/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
13:51, 06/03/2019

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emigrate to the United States. Her organization directly fought the Trump administration’s travel ban w...
23:17, 06/05/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's foreign minister quickly denounced as unjust....
04:34, 07/12/2019

Air National Guard member, 2 toddlers found dead in NYC home; husband in custody: reports An Air National Guard member and her two young children were reportedly found murdered in their New York City home on Saturday — seven years after the mother was sworn in as a U.S. citizen, embarking on her American dream....
13:51, 06/23/2019

Mexico detains 791 undocumented migrants, National Guard starts to patrol southern border Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months, as members of the National Guard began patrolling the southern border....
07:34, 06/17/2019

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter....
05:51, 06/07/2019

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires of the growing migrant crisis....
04:34, 06/22/2019

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all necessary measures to guarantee judicial independence,” following concerns that some pressure may have...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday HELSINKI (AP) — Over 30 European foreign ministers have gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent’s key human rights body, the Council of Europe. The festivities were dampened by Russia’s continued thre...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, the country’s ombudsman for human rights said. Poland’s nationalist government is facing legal action...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Human Rights Campaign Picks Alphonso David as New President For the first time, a person of color will be the face of the nation’s largest LGBTQ lobby. The Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday announced civil rights lawyer Alphonso David had been officially hired as its seventh president. The selection had ...
09:17, 06/26/2019

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries with poor human rights records, the Standard can reveal....
12:51, 05/02/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a private company and may have targeted human rights groups....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Amnesty International accuses Venezuela of human rights violations Amnesty International on Tuesday asked the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged "crimes against humanity" committed by the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, especially after a wave of violent protests in January....
04:51, 05/15/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As a result, she has decided not to perform in Jeddah....
11:51, 07/10/2019

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
20:51, 06/14/2019

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption accusations....
08:00, 06/20/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing deaths of children due to encephalitis in......
19:00, 06/17/2019

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from lawmakers and activists who said it was an attempt to minimize abortion and gay rights....
07:00, 07/09/2019

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s rights and gay rights....
03:00, 07/09/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Org...
23:17, 06/24/2019

Human Rights Watch reports new wave of Chechnya gay abuse MOSCOW (AP) — Human Rights Watch is reporting a new wave of gay men being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya. The group said it interviewed four gay men who had fled the conservative, predominantly Muslim region saying they wer...
15:17, 05/09/2019

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck fear in migrant communities. She also criticized new US asylum policy....
02:51, 07/16/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed man” after she and her son were allowed to see him...
19:00, 06/28/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on the ruling military council to ensure the protection of peaceful demonstrators. Aristi...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights said in a report published on Friday....
11:34, 06/28/2019

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation order. A lower court in April ordered Omar Shakir to leave the country, saying ...
19:00, 06/02/2019

St. Louis Blues face criticism for including Enterprise flag in color guard during national anthem The St. Louis Blues appeared to use an Enterprise Rent-A-Car flag in their color guard during the national anthem before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday against the Boston Bruins....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Pompeo launches panel to review human rights in U.S. foreign policy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, which some lawmakers and activists worry could be a move to minimize abortion and gay rights....
18:00, 07/08/2019

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the role of human rights in American public policy” in a ...
09:34, 07/09/2019

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for international law and the rights of children."...
22:51, 04/30/2019

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-described “ethical vegan” Adam Knauff, 40, claims his human rights were violated in 2017 when he foug...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes, president of the Nicaraguan National Assembly....
05:17, 06/22/2019

Ukraine walks out of Europe human rights body as Russia returns Delegation leaves Council of Europe assembly in protest at readmission of Russian MPsThe Ukrainian delegation at the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe has walked out in protest after Russian MPs were allowed to return to the human right...
14:51, 06/25/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abstentions to approve the resolution on Thursday. The ...
08:34, 07/12/2019

Ministers agree way for Russia to rejoin Europe's human rights body Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russia to return to the organization, resolving a dispute that began after Moscow's seizure of Crimea....
21:17, 05/17/2019

Top Cuomo adviser Alphonso David out, heading to Human Rights Campaign ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top lawyer Alphonso David will become president of the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights group — Human Rights Campaign. David served Cuomo for more than a decade, first when he was state attorney general as wel...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours after he was picked up for interrogation in a......
00:51, 07/16/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, with the full array of complex issues and challenges to...
18:17, 04/28/2019

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights to life, health and well-being, as well as the right to live in a healthy environment.”...
17:34, 06/03/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea's human rights record North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country's human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program to "crimes." Ambassador Han Tae Song said in Geneva that North Korea's government made a "devoted ef...
19:34, 05/09/2019

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift protest from Beijing....
02:34, 06/05/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
05:51, 06/05/2019

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air forces last year launched a major operation in Si...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry that South Korea’s president, while pursuing peace talks, must confront Pyongyang about rights abuses....
17:51, 05/12/2019

WhatsApp Hack Aided by Spyware Linked to Human Rights Abuses Israeli spyware maker NSO Group was in the limelight Tuesday after its software was suspected of being used in hacking the phones of human rights activists through WhatsApp....
07:17, 05/15/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to in...
22:17, 06/10/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI indi...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid an outcry over an order he issued that has stirred fears of a return to serious human rights violations...
06:34, 06/06/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Wednesday....
00:00, 06/20/2019

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to protect victims, and bring perpetrators to justice....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
10:51, 06/07/2019

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving torture, and other rights abuses, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on Wednesday....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leaders at the G20 summit in Japan this month, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
19:17, 06/16/2019

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities, Rep. Mike Gallagher and human rights experts warned....
02:17, 06/29/2019

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an international and independent probe into the 2017 exo...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid not to take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of location for his next fight in the face of human rights concerns by claiming Saudi Arabia is undergoi...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extradition law — are an omen for the coming years and ...
18:51, 06/17/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human rights abuses, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI people....
05:17, 05/17/2019

Cuban security forces are forcing dissidents into exile: human rights group MADRID, June 19 – Cuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, a non-governmental human rights organization said on Wednesday. The Madrid-based Cuban Pris...
18:34, 06/19/2019

Huawei files motion to block U.S. ban, calling it an affront to global human rights The Chinese tech giant filed a legal motion Wednesday in U.S. federal court to have the Trump administration’s efforts to ban its equipment in the United States declared unconstitutional....
20:34, 05/29/2019

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work, are also front and centre in some of the films c...
18:17, 04/28/2019

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the......
09:34, 07/11/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children released from the ranks of a north-east Nigeria self-...
22:00, 05/10/2019

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups says....
23:00, 06/26/2019

UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes him to risk of serious human rights violations Independent UN rights experts on Thursday said the arrest of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange by police in the United Kingdom, after the Ecuadorian Government decided to stop granting him asylum in their London embassy, exposed him to “the risk of...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Israel plans to deport a U.S. human rights activist. Democrats are pushing back. Democratic lawmakers wrote to Netanyahu about the planned deportation of Human Rights Watch's Omar Shakir, but the Trump administration has taken little action....
19:17, 05/07/2019

U.S. 'gravely concerned' by human rights abuses in North Korea: State Department North Korea's government has subjected its people to "egregious violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms" and the United States remains "gravely concerned and deeply troubled" by the abuses, the U.S. State Department said on Monday....
00:34, 05/07/2019

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human rights....
01:17, 06/20/2019

US briefing: Mexico tariffs, abortion rights and National Spelling Bee Friday’s top story: Trump announces tariffs on Mexico until ‘illegal immigration problem is remedied’. Plus, Raptors upset Warriors in their NBA finals debutSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with toda...
13:17, 05/31/2019

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally conducted, there is room for improvement, the rights committee said....
07:34, 05/09/2019

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
01:34, 07/09/2019

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday just days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on student pro-democracy protests cente...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move for...
19:51, 07/09/2019

Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a holding company controlled by the Myanmar armed forces, who have been accused by UN investigators of c...
23:51, 05/14/2019

Russian court rules to free Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev was granted early release by a Russian court on Monday after being given a four-year penal colony sentence earlier this year, his lawyer and supporters said....
19:17, 06/10/2019

World Pride underscores that all people are born ‘free and equal’ in dignity and human rights The empowering message straight from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and human rights" resonated on Sunday from UN-GLOBE members who participated in the World Pride parade in ...
03:00, 07/01/2019

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues appeared first on Boxing News....
15:51, 06/01/2019

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty, which grants a reprieve to 737 inmates, up to end of his ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sale...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by reports of the excessive use of force” by security forces, loyal to President Nicolás Maduro, a day aft...
22:51, 05/01/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to the progress made by powerful grassroots movements f...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. Aerial images of vast crowds flooding the streets o...
07:17, 06/19/2019

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of global concern, such as violence and discrimination aga...
11:17, 07/13/2019

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday....
20:34, 05/21/2019

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food in contravention of international laws and standar...
16:51, 05/03/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy life style can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights of detainees in Lebanon and people affected by le...
20:34, 05/14/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the execution of child offenders in Iran; concerns over a super cereal distributed by the World Food Program...
02:34, 05/04/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Africa, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Ambassador Grenell: Human Rights Campaign should 'cease to exist' if they stay silent on Antifa attack The United States Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has slammed organizations like the Human Rights Campaign for their silence in light of the attack on conservative journalist Andy Ngo over the weekend....
18:17, 07/02/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; five years since the Chibok girls were abducted in Nigeria; the UN chief condemning a deadly terro...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change in political culture in Cambodia; and how Swine Fever in China is affecting global food prices....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been imprisoned in Venezuela, urging authorities to conduct a prompt, thorough, independent, and transparent inve...
23:00, 07/02/2019

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archives....
08:00, 07/09/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’s Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF); trachoma-related blindness on the verge of being eliminated; and updates from the Human...
03:51, 06/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; huma...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime and drugs, an official report has said....
17:34, 05/30/2019

Safe drinking water, sanitation, are ‘basic human rights’: new UN Water Development report Safe water and access to proper sanitation are essential to eradicate poverty, build peaceful societies and ensure that no one is left behind on the path towards sustainable development, according to the 2019 UN World Water Development Report, launch...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health issues will no longer be classified as mental and behavioural disorders....
23:17, 05/29/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN w...
02:34, 07/13/2019

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out research, a move anti-abortion organizations hailed as a victory....
06:17, 06/06/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the bill, 236 to 173. ...
01:00, 05/18/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Frida...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Anti-abortion advocates come out against Medicare for All More than 50 anti-abortion organizations on Tuesday urged Congress not to support any healthcare bills unless they include language banning federal funding for most abortions....
15:34, 05/14/2019

Why Net Neutrality Advocates Remain Optimistic A member of Congress and an FCC commissioner urge supporters to keep up the pressure to restore net neutrality despite opposition in the Senate and White House....
18:17, 06/01/2019

Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate change....
16:34, 05/24/2019

Animal activists face off with pro-fur advocates at city hearing Animal-rights advocates faced off against human-rights activists during a heated City Council hearing Wednesday on a bill to ban new sales of fur apparel in the Big Apple....
08:34, 05/16/2019

New law ends use of restraints on pregnant inmates as advocates push for more to be done WASHINGTON — The bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation known as the “First Step Act” put in place improvements in the care of pregnant inmates, but advocates say it was a baby step and are calling for more to be done. The new law...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Advocates: Emails show that census question discriminates Voting rights activists argue newly discovered 2015 correspondence between a GOP redistricting expert and a current Census Bureau official bolster arguments that discrimination motivated efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 population su...
19:17, 06/15/2019

Refugee law changes will hurt victims of domestic violence, advocates say In the U.S., domestic violence is no longer grounds for asylum claims. Canada has moved to prevent people from making refugee claims in Canada if they have made similar claims in certain other countries, including the United States....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was ...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Advocates decry delays in release of migrant kids MIAMI (AP) — Immigrant advocates say the federal government is allowing migrant children at a Florida facility to languish in “prison-like conditions” instead of releasing them promptly to family. Attorneys filed hundreds of pages in fede...
01:51, 06/01/2019

The Latest: Missouri abortions continue, advocates celebrate ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the Missouri state health department and a St. Louis clinic over the clinic’s license to perform abortions (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Planned Parenthood and its supporters are celebrating an o...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Dia Mirza, Jack Ma Among UN's New Sustainable Development Goals Advocates Indian actress Dia Mirza and Alibaba chief Jack Ma are among the 17 global public figures appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the new advocates to drive action and solidify global......
12:17, 05/10/2019

Tentative infrastructure plan gives hope to tunnel advocates NEW YORK (AP) — The combination of a friendly face on a key House committee and a tentative, large-scale infrastructure agreement between President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats has some advocates of a delayed, $13 billion rail tunnel proj...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Advocates file 23 sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's Nearly two dozen sexual harassment lawsuits have been filed against fast food giant McDonald's, from female workers who say the chain doesn't do enough to protect them from inappropriate advances....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines gained international attention....
01:17, 06/01/2019

S.E.C. Adopts New Rules for Brokers That Consumer Advocates Say Are Toothless The advocates say the rules will let the brokerage industry market itself as always doing the right thing for customers, giving them a false sense of security....
01:34, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Victim advocates find Vatican abuse law lacking Advocates for sex abuse victims say a new Vatican law on reporting clerical sex abuse and church cover-ups of abuse is a step forward but much more needs to be done...
17:51, 05/09/2019

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which restrict the use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
01:00, 07/02/2019

Abortion Advocates File Lawsuit Challenging Georgia Heartbeat Law Lawyers for Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit Friday challenging a forthcoming Georgia law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. The lawsuit marks ...
18:51, 06/28/2019

Arizona sex-ed rules left unchanged after advocates speak against proposed changes PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona education officials have left sex education rules alone after hearing parents, lawmakers and advocates rail against proposed changes. The Arizona Republic reports the Arizona State Board of Education decided Monday to take no a...
07:34, 06/26/2019

Expert advocates using 401(k) savings to fatten Social Security checks Today's retirees have high debts and low savings. Nobel laureate Richard Thaler thinks buying into an annuity-type program through the Social Security Administration can help solve that. But other experts are not so sure....
19:51, 04/28/2019

That expected Social Security shortfall won't stand in the way of expansion, advocates say As the annual trustees report warns of impending trouble if Congress doesn't act, advocates hope lawmakers take action to both strengthen the program's finances and expand its benefits....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....
08:51, 06/12/2019

Disabled voters left behind in push to amp up 2020 security, advocates say Hand-marked paper ballots are widely seen as most secure, but advocates say voting machines are best for disabled accessRussian attacks on American democracy in 2016, carried out over the internet, have triggered a national debate over the use of tec...
15:17, 07/12/2019

Cadet’s rape conviction reversal panned by victim advocates The reversal of a West Point cadet’s rape conviction has outraged sexual assault victim advocates who say the decision is filled with victim-blaming and antiquated notions about rape. But defense attorney William Cassara says the decision demon...
15:51, 06/08/2019

Ex-Wall Street Lawyer Advocates Return of Postal Banking As a young Wall Street attorney, Mehrsa Baradaran helped large banks turn to the government to survive the financial crisis. A decade later, she is advocating a return of banking through the post office....
19:00, 06/01/2019

New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030 As the UN and partners around the world push towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, six new influential public figures came on board as official SDG Advocates on Thursday, committing themselves to the pursuit of the 17 goa...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Homophobic remarks by Brazil's president could harm tourism industry, advocates say Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's comment that the country must not become a "gay tourism paradise" sparked fears that LGBTQ people will avoid traveling to the country, fearing the possibility of violence, according to advocates and industry repre...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy clout. The two brothers then took to The Hill Reporter to plead their innocence and mount a defense,...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Privacy Advocates Demand That the FTC Investigate Amazon's Digital Assistant for Kids Last year, Amazon released a cute little children’s version of its digital assistant, and just like the flagship product it is modeled after, it may also be a pretty powerful surveillance machine.Read more......
19:00, 05/09/2019

Immigration advocates brace for ICE raids amid reports thousands will be targeted Immigrant advocates were bracing for massive arrests and detentions after a NYT report that a roundup in at least 10 major cities could begin Sunday.        ...
19:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. customs can seize your laptop or phone without a warrant. Advocates cry foul in court The ACLU and EFF are trying to get a court to rule searches of phones and laptops at the U.S. border are unconstitutional.        ...
13:34, 05/01/2019

From bad to ‘sheer inhumanity’: Detention conditions for migrants worse under Trump, advocates say The exposure of cramped and filthy facilities where migrants are being held have sparked either outrage at President Donald Trump or accusations that the bad conditions all started with former President Barack Obama. But advocates who protested Custo...
12:36, 07/06/2019

Expansion of Secrecy Law for Intelligence Operatives Alarms Free Press Advocates The C.I.A. wants the law to protect the identities of more covert officers and informants, citing its defunct torture program and groups like WikiLeaks....
04:00, 07/11/2019

Florida advocates criticize Air Force short list of possible Space Command sites Space Florida officials said Tuesday they don't believe the Air Force is following due process in seeking a location for the U.S. military's Space Command after the state left off a short list for the project....
00:17, 05/15/2019

West Point cadet's rape conviction reversal outrages victim advocates Panel ordered Jacob Whisenhunt released and reinstated at the academy, but some say the decision is ‘filled with victim-blaming’A military appeals court’s reversal of a West Point cadet’s rape conviction and 21-year prison sentence has outraged sexua...
16:00, 06/08/2019

Sept. 11 victims advocates say they secured Senate commitment to extend compensation fund Advocates of a compensation fund for emergency personnel and others who responded at the sites of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States said on Tuesday that they had secured a commitment from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promp...
00:34, 06/26/2019

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans misled a federal court to avoid a special election....
01:17, 06/07/2019

Advocates demand de Blasio bolster Vision Zero amid rise in traffic deaths With traffic deaths on the rise, safe-street advocates gathered outside City Hall Tuesday to demand Mayor de Blasio bolster his Vision Zero program. There have been 64 traffic deaths this year — up 10 percent from 58 during the same period last year,...
07:51, 05/08/2019

SEC adopts rules requiring brokers to put customers’ interests above their own. Advocates say it won’t protect consumers. The SEC rule requires brokers to put their customers’ financial interest ahead of their own. But consumer advocates say it is not written strongly enough to prevent conflicts of interest....
01:00, 06/06/2019

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraordinary. While scholarships helped Anderson, a phys...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
02:51, 05/24/2019

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency's work as toothless....
20:00, 07/15/2019

E-cigarette advocates are furious about San Francisco’s new ban, and a public health official said it’s an ‘ideological vendetta’ that will ultimately hurt smokers Spencer Platt/Getty San Francisco officials passed an e-cigarette ban on Tuesday, outlawing the tobacco devices from being sold in stores or shipped to the city. E-cigarette advocates are angry about the ban, saying it takes away a smoking cessation...
16:17, 06/28/2019

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal Brexit....
07:00, 05/21/2019

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Michelle Visage Advocates for Breast Implant Illness Awareness on Season Finale Michelle Visage said "sashay away" to her breast implants for an important reason. During the Season 11 finale of RuPaul's Drag Race, the 50-year-old media personality took a......
08:00, 05/31/2019

Immigration advocates brace for ICE roundups across country: 'The goal is to terrorize' Immigrant advocates were bracing for massive arrests and detentions after a NYT report that a roundup in at least 10 major cities could begin Sunday.        ...
20:17, 07/11/2019

Survivors, advocates upset over Teen Vogue’s ‘sex work is real work’ op-ed Sex trade survivors and anti-trafficking advocates are furious over a new Teen Vogue column that argues selling sex is a legitimate job and should be decriminalized — saying it glorifies the trade and ignores its many victims. Dr. Tlaleng Mofok...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Tearful Mira Sorvino says 'I was date-raped,' advocates for statute of limitations changes Mira Sorvino, a Harvey Weinstein accuser, says she's been date-raped but she did not go into detail.        ...
19:51, 06/12/2019

Immigrant advocates file lawsuit against new Florida law prohibiting 'sanctuary cities' A coalition of immigrant advocacy groups filed a suit to stop enactment of Florida's new 'sanctuary cities' law.        ...
18:17, 07/16/2019

Ben Stiller advocates for Syria crisis relief efforts at committee hearing: ‘Refugees are real people with real stories’ The actor, who is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency, appeared in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday....
07:34, 05/02/2019

In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
21:34, 05/23/2019

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
18:34, 05/14/2019

Campaigners fear US could be on brink of all-out abortion ban Seeking an abortion in Alabama is already hard. Outside the Reproductive Health Services clinic in the city of Montgomery, protesters harangue approaching patients....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Will Smith goes from fear to joy as Aladdin's new genie Will Smith was initially worried about playing the genie in Disney's live action version of "Aladdin" after the celebrated performance by the late Robin Williams more than 25 years ago, but says it eventually became a joy....
23:00, 05/21/2019

ICE raids spark fear, protests Immigration advocates took to the streets in protest Friday ahead of mass deportation raids planned this weekend in ten major cities. President Trump says the thousands of families targeted have already been given deportation orders. Note: There is a...
09:34, 07/13/2019

Phil Neville: ‘I’ve seen nothing in this tournament that gives me fear’ The England coach’s rotation policy, so successful so far in the World Cup, is a matter of common sense rather than scienceThe hotel’s breakfast buffet is still doing brisk trade when Phil Neville takes a seat in a quiet corner and reflects on the ni...
08:34, 06/23/2019

In Tehran, specter of war met with more defiance than fear People in Tehran speak in hushed tones about what the coming days may bring. As geopolitical tensions crank up, talk of imminent conflict with the United States is widespread on the streets of Iran's capital....
07:34, 05/17/2019

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gareth Bale’s massive wages. The 2018-19 season was not a good one for Real Madrid, who saw their streak...
19:51, 06/13/2019

After caliphate's fall, IS insurgents still spread fear It was a chilly January evening, and Khadija Abd and her family had just finished supper at their farm when the two men with guns burst into the room....
10:17, 05/13/2019

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly....
00:51, 06/06/2019

EXPLAINER-Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Hedonism, sex and fear – why the Weimar republic is in vogue From Fritz Lang to Brecht, 1920s German culture is being celebrated in print and on stage – perhaps because it has clear echoes todayIt was one of the most febrile and fascinating periods in the 20th century. A time when cultural creativity and techn...
19:34, 05/25/2019

Fear of Intensifying Trade War Ricochets Through Economy Stocks fell for a second day after the Trump administration repeated its pledge to raise tariffs on Chinese imports this week. Business owners braced for fallout....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Fear not, parents: Your middle kids are going to be just fine. Our kids’ desires for engagement and attention fluctuate based on their age, personality and how a given day happens to be going. But are these things also impacted by birth order? Not necessarily, experts say....
15:34, 07/02/2019

Fear Flares Up as Investors Brace for More Volatility Many investors fear that the recent volatility in markets is here to stay. The VIX, known as Wall Street’s “fear gauge,” jumped almost 30% on Monday, on track for its biggest one-day advance since October....
23:17, 05/13/2019

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush scandal....
16:00, 05/30/2019

| Liverpool rediscovering fear factor, says Van Dijk Virgil van Dijk believes Liverpool are close to rediscovering the fear factor that made the club such a dominant force for nearly two decades as they target European glory....
15:17, 05/09/2019

How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
12:00, 05/30/2019

NBA’s fear of Drake shows how cowardly sports have become It’s not difficult to figure why the dish ran away with the spoon. They’d had enough. Monday, after the second period of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, NBC intermissions regular Mike Milbury reprised his playing days reputation for incivility, whic...
05:17, 06/07/2019

Germans fear return of 'scary' surveillance A hidden audio recorder built to fit inside a bedroom door. A tiny camera stashed in a garden birdhouse. Secret odour-samplers embedded into living rooms sofa to collect signature body scents, to be stored for future use so sniffer dogs can track sur...
12:51, 06/09/2019

Six Airplane Facts to Cure Your Fear of Flying For some people, air travel is just another part of everyday life. But for others, it’s a major source of stress and anxiety. The good news is that most fears boil down to a lack of understanding, and in those situations knowledge really is power. If...
02:17, 06/07/2019

| Ajax fear no-one as they hunt unlikely European glory Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana says that the flamboyant European dreamers aren't afraid of anyone as they prepare to continue their wild ride in the Champions League....
16:51, 04/29/2019

After caliphate’s fall, IS insurgents still spread fear BADOUSH, Iraq (AP) — Islamic State group militants are keeping residents around northern Iraq in fear, more than a year and a half after the defeat of the so-called caliphate. They hide in the mountains and emerge under cover of night to kill and int...
12:00, 05/13/2019

The Londoner: Fisticuffs fear in Politics Live row Jo Coburn says Francois vs. Self row was "my fault"/ Labour MPs resist House of Lords offer by Lib Dems/ Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid rivalry finds new front...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Dodgers fear Seager has serious hamstring strain Corey Seager pulled up lame while attempting to score in the ninth inning Tuesday, and Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said "early indications" were that Seager has a Grade "2-plus" strain....
11:00, 06/12/2019

4,000 People Fear This Is Their Last Election Before Their Island Sinks Residents on Ghoramara fear that the votes they cast on Sunday in the national election may be the last before their island sinks into the Bay of Bengal -- a victim of climate change's growing toll....
11:51, 05/19/2019

Instill Fear In Your Opponents With This $50 Gaming Headset Have you ever wanted to own a headset designed by a Xenomorph? Well, buddy, you should check out the $50 Logitech G633 Artemis Spectrum headset....
21:34, 05/06/2019

Fear, Misinformation, and Measles Spread in Brooklyn Measles is back, health care workers are racing to contain it, and parents of vulnerable children are frantic. How a fever spread in a tight-knit community....
17:34, 06/24/2019

Learning to overcome my fear of singing was as easy as do-re-mi I thought I couldn’t sing. Then I discovered there’s no such thing as ‘tone deaf’ – and that singing is not very different to speakingIt’s lunchtime on a sunny day in early June. I’m standing on London’s Fleet Street outside an imposing door that’s s...
22:00, 06/15/2019

Jack Monroe: ‘I’m still haunted by the fear of being hungry’ The food writer and activist, 31, on internet insults, living in a shoebox, teaching at Sunday school and heckling Ed MilibandWhen I was born my parents lived in a flat so small that it now legally can’t be rented out as a dwelling. A bit later, when...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Artificial Intelligence: 3 Reasons to Fear a b-A.I.-r Market You name the industry -- from cyber-security to healthcare, telecom to transportation, big data to... baby diapers! -- high growth companies across the globe are investing in Artificial Intelligence technology at an astounding rate. But could there b...
02:51, 05/22/2019

India's minorities fear return of Modi "It's not even been one year. I really miss him," says Sahila Khan, her head bowed and sitting in a small room that belonged to her father, Rakbar, a Muslim farmer who was lynched by a group of Hindu men in India's Rajasthan state....
04:00, 05/23/2019

The Knicks’ Zion Williamson ‘hangover’ is nothing to fear Once the Zion Williamson “hangover” subsides, the Knicks are poised to get a “really, really good player” with the third overall pick in the 2019 draft. So says ESPN NBA draft analyst Mike Schmitz, who believes the Knicks still should be excited abou...
22:17, 05/16/2019

Can you afford to retire? Most Americans fear they can't Many Americans lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency expense or even their daily living costs.       ...
15:34, 07/10/2019

Thai exiles in fear after murders and disappearances When members of the exiled Thai protest band Faiyen learned that the concrete-stuffed bodies of two Thai activists who had disappeared from Laos had been found in the Mekong River, they grew worried about their own fates....
10:51, 05/24/2019

Fear the Man in the Middle? This company wants to sell quantum key distribution Enlarge / That's a lofty promise you got there, quantum key distribution company. (credit: Quantum XChange) When reviewing the WireGuard VPN last fall, one of the things that came up was WireGuard's support for an optional, additional PSK (Pre Shar...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Mets, Yankees may need to finally overcome their trade fear June was defining in New York baseball. The Yankees posted the best record in the AL to surge to the overall best record in the AL. The Mets produced the worst record in the NL to fall 11 under .500 and 12 out of first place. Their first games of Jul...
02:00, 07/03/2019

Paper Round: United fear Pogba will go AWOL "Manchester United worry over Paul Pogba, Arsenal want Ryan Fraser, Newcastle set Rafael Benitez departure in May, and Chelsea aim to keep Callum Hudson-Odoi."...
09:51, 07/07/2019

Along with racetrack deaths, horse racing now has another fear: slaughterhouses HBO's report sheds light on racing's darkest dynamic as thousands of failed and retired thoroughbreds are slaughtered for meat every year.        ...
15:34, 05/23/2019

Some House members want pay raise -- while others fear political cost After a decade without a pay raise, a handful of House members are considering accepting an annual automatic wage hike, but most lawmakers are worried about the politics of looking out of touch with voters not making six figures....
14:17, 05/09/2019

| Why Afghan refugee women in Pakistan fear repatriation Female refugees in Pakistan have told Al Jazeera that they are reluctant to return to Afghanistan because they fear violence and the forced recruitment of their children as child soldiers....
20:51, 05/09/2019

Modi: Minorities living in 'world of imaginary fear' The call to prayer rings out through the crowded, bustling streets of Old Delhi -- a maze of chaotic streets full of honking scooters, shouting rickshaw wallas, vendors selling jewelery and eateries laden with sweet delicacies....
15:34, 05/30/2019

U.S. Farmers Brace for Aid Package Some Fear Will Fall Short Stalled trade talks between Beijing and Washington are exacerbating a slump in the U.S. Farm Belt, and many farmers don’t believe an aid package being assembled by the Trump administration will be enough....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Climate hawks fear Tom Steyer's presidential run could backfire Environmentalists are not enthusiastic about California billionaire Tom Steyer’s late entrance into the presidential race and worry his campaign could backfire....
13:17, 07/13/2019

Run-in with Pamplona bull made American ‘fear for my life’ The desire to have a selfie as a souvenir from running with the bulls in Spain turned into a near-death experience an American lawyer says he’ll never forget...
02:17, 07/09/2019

WhatsApp confirms it's been targeted by spyware. That's exactly its customers' fear The Financial Times reported Monday that an Israel-based company was able to successfully install malware that could have been used for surveillance on phone calls made over the app....
10:51, 05/14/2019

If everyone else is worried about stocks, capitalize on the fear and make a fortune Markets often pre-price widely known information, especially the bad stuff. Invest in the stock market when others pull out, and you won't regret it.       ...
17:17, 07/07/2019

After the Sri Lanka Terror Attacks, Muslims Fear Backlash As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into more violence....
18:34, 04/28/2019

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include fear of a job loss, high medical bills and fear of a recession....
19:51, 07/01/2019

Justin Bieber Encourages Fans to Not Let "Fear and Anxiety Win" Justin Bieber has an uplifting message for you. The star took to social media on Thursday with lengthy comments for his 111 million fans with his faith in mind. "Don't......
19:00, 05/02/2019

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the United States over leaked memos that criticised the......
10:51, 07/12/2019

TV station to continue reporting 'without fear' after offices raided An Australian TV station has been raided by police over a story alleging special forces had been involved in the unlawful killing of civilians in Afghanistan....
13:00, 06/05/2019

Danish fishing communities fear Brexit could sink them In the small fishing town of Thyboron on the northwestern coast of Denmark, many fishermen worry the British waters they have become increasingly dependent on will be out of reach when Britain leaves the European Union....
10:17, 04/30/2019

Where ISIS Ruled in Syria, Fear and Uncertainty Reign The Islamic State lost control of eastern Syria, but a visit there found cities in shambles, an uncertain future and ISIS still carrying out deadly attacks....
17:34, 04/29/2019

Fear missing out? Amazon knows it—and uses it to make Prime Day sales Amazon's marketing for its annual Prime Day plays on our fear of missing out on deals and discounts. Experts weigh in on the consumer psychology behind Prime Day....
15:51, 07/14/2019

How the new Nissan Leaf helped me conquer my fear of driving I’m not a confident driver, so I almost turned down the opportunity to test the new Nissan Leaf for three days – but I’m very glad I didn’t.I learned to drive when I was 19 on the distinctly un-mean streets of Milton Keyne...
20:34, 06/05/2019

Tesla shares, bonds take a hit as investors fear 'code red' Investors worry about the automaker's cash burn, sales outlook and problems with an Autopilot system that CEO Elon Musk has held out as key to the electric carmaker's future. One analyst called the company's predicament a "code red situation."...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Why the U.S. Is Targeting Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is Iran’s premier military force. It’s also much more. As the official protector of the 1979 revolution that overthrew Iran’s monarchy and established an Islamic Republic, the Guard exerts political and econom...
21:17, 06/19/2019

Celtics likely to sign guard Walker The Boston Celtics are expected to make All-Star guard Kemba Walker a four-year, $141 million contract offer when free agency opens Sunday, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported....
17:00, 06/27/2019

Coast guard rescues man, dog from Barry The U.S. Coast Guard released video of a helicopter crew rescuing a 77-year-old man and a dog from a home after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Barry inundated southern Louisiana. (July 14)        ...
23:34, 07/15/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo Is Ready To "Think Like A Guard" Again Giannis Antetokounmpo is a treasure. A kind soul before the basketball game, a rude leviathan during it, and, it turns out, a reflective conversationalist right after. The Athletic’s Eric Nehm checked in with the possible MVP throughout his postseaso...
00:17, 06/01/2019

Weathering months of flooding, residents fear Mississippi town will never be the same Some homes in the Mississippi Delta have been flooded since February. Damage could total tens of millions of dollars.        ...
22:34, 06/27/2019

‘They have free rein’: Rio residents fear police violence under far-right rule New governor promised ‘slaughter’ of gangsters, drawing comparisons with bloody Philippines drug warThe residents were chatting outside when the police helicopter swooped over the polluted river at the end of their street in Rio’s sprawling Maré fave...
10:17, 05/17/2019

Allies fear US-Iran tensions could spark accidental conflict International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond ....
14:34, 05/15/2019

| 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 Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
10:34, 06/07/2019

Pakistan Man Murders HIV Positive Wife As Outbreak Spreads Fear A man killed his HIV positive wife on Wednesday in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, stirring panic and casting a light on the country's......
00:51, 05/30/2019

China hawks fear Trump is ready to deal on Huawei At G-20 meeting, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to ask the U.S. president to lift a ban on U.S. companies supplying Huawei. Trump faces a GOP backlash if he agrees....
03:00, 06/28/2019

'We will lose any hope of going home': Rohingya live in fear of resettlement Plans to relocate Rohingya people in Myanmar’s Rakhine state promise to dash their dreams of returning to traditional lifeFor the past seven years, Mohammad has been able to see the beach on the outskirts of Sittwe, and the Indian Ocean beyond, only ...
08:34, 05/02/2019

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the country....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Lampard has no fear of player power threatening Chelsea return Dressing room manoeuvres thought to have been behind previous sackings but new incumbent is scornful of the ideaTo those on the outside it was the thing that drove Chelsea to titles during Frank Lampard’s playing days at the club but also what did fo...
08:34, 07/07/2019

US-Canada border transfers raise fear of delayed crossings DERBY LINE, Vt. (AP) — Some along the northern U.S. border are worried the temporary transfer of hundreds of border agents south could cause backups of people seeking to enter the United States from Canada during the busy summer tourist season. U.S. ...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Nightmares, flashbacks and constant fear: how a stalker brought me to my wits’ end I blocked them, threatened legal action and finally informed the police. But my stalker’s persistence made me afraid for my lifeIt started with an email. My brother-in-law had died of cancer and I posted a tribute on Facebook. Shortly afterwards, an ...
14:17, 07/03/2019

My wife gave birth two weeks ago. Here's how I handled the fear that she would die. Our memories differ on which doctors said what, and when, but we both grasped the you-could-die-here message.        ...
22:00, 05/13/2019

‘Why do I fear to go out in my own country?’ In Modi’s India, rising unease among Muslims. As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks reelection in polls concluding this month, the result is being closely watched by the country’s nearly 200 million Muslims....
23:17, 05/13/2019

Pelosi holds firm as some fear impeachment window closing Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team are nowhere close to launching impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump — with the chances diminishing as the 2020 election moves ever closer.Democratic lawmakers and senior aides say Pelosi ...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Fear of ICE raids prompts warnings, advice to undocumented residents The Trump administration's threat of immigration raids after the Fourth of July has prompted a surge of fear in minority communities across the country....
00:51, 07/04/2019

Germaine de Randamie no longer fighting 'never-ending' fear narrative She was ridiculed by fans for refusing to take a fight, then spent a year sidelined by injury. But Germaine de Randamie never lost sight of what MMA means to her....
18:00, 07/11/2019

| As migrants wait in fear, no sign of large-scale US raids Thousands of undocumented immigrants waited in uncertainty, fearful of the nationwide raids promised by President Donald Trump, but there were no immediate signs of any large-scale operations....
18:34, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong’s elite fear extradition law could harm their reputation Business leaders in the region take tentative steps in face of contentious billDays after Hong Kong’s first major protest against its stalled extradition law, a property firm decided to take a £2.5m hit and abandon an option to develop a slice of pri...
05:00, 06/23/2019

On a Russian outpost in the Pacific, fear and fantasies of a Japanese future   A recent flurry of talks has brought speculation that the Kremlin may be willing to hand some of the islands, seized by the Red Army during World War II, back to Japan....
20:00, 05/12/2019

Weak Monsoon Across India Raises Fear Over Crops, Economy Monsoon in the country was below average for the fourth straight week, with rainfall scanty over central and western parts of the country in the week ended on Wednesday, raising concerns about major......
17:34, 06/27/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Despite Markets' Jitters Over Trade, Signs of Longer-Term Fear Are Few Many consumers and money managers have indicated they remain upbeat about the future, despite concerns about the trade impasse between the U.S. and China crimping global growth....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Floods renew fear in Bosnia; boy missing after fall in creek A 6-year-old boy who fell into a swollen creek was missing Tuesday after floods hit parts of Bosnia, triggering fears of a repeat of record flooding five years ago that affected about a third of the Balkan country’s population...
01:34, 05/15/2019

The True Story of How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five “When They See Us” revisits the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys. A writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
03:00, 06/02/2019

Fear and Anger Over Construction of International Airport For Machu Picchu Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru is being put under threat of ‘irreparable damage’ as work to build an international airport to cater for ever increasing numbers of tourists begins. Land has been cleared in readiness for the construction wo...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Immigrant victims of abuse stay silent for fear of US deportation Police in a number of US cities say women are not reporting sexual assault and domestic violence since Donald Trump became president because they fear attracting the attention of immigration authorities....
03:00, 04/29/2019

On PM's "Minorities' Fear" Remark, Asaduddin Owaisi Cites Cow Vigilantes Asaduddin Owaisi, the leader of AIMIM (All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) has joined issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his comment that the minorities have been "deceived" and "made to......
18:34, 05/26/2019

Sources: Fear of Lakers dynasty drove Clips' deal As fears mounted that the Lakers had pushed to the cusp of creating an unprecedented Big Three, the Clippers made a blockbuster trade for OKC's Paul George and cleared the path for Kawhi Leonard to sign a four-year, $141 million contract....
17:37, 07/06/2019

U.S. retailers' halting outlook reveals scale of tariff fear The first half of 2019 was expected to be a boon for U.S. retailers, buoyed by solid consumer sentiment at home and expansion in China - the market many of them have targeted for the future....
17:34, 06/13/2019

The Dispatch: Muslims in Sri Lank Now Fear Their Own Safety in the Wake of Attacks As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into more violence....
06:34, 05/01/2019

Richie Incognito Will Get Work As Long As The NFL Mistakes Fear For Strength Three teams worked out Richie Incognito during the 2014 NFL season. They probably could have used him, both because Incognito had by then become a pretty good NFL guard after an early career marked by bad penalties and bullshit and because teams woul...
22:34, 06/03/2019

Next online battle will play on fear of bots, says Facebook official New ‘influence operations’ will openly advertise participation in debate instead of hiding itThe next wave of “influence operations” like those that Russia used to target the 2016 US election will aim to destabilise debate by making voters think bots...
18:51, 06/25/2019

Yewande reveals fear of holes on Love Island – so what is trypophobia? WHAT is trypophobia? Love Island star Yewande recently revealed her fear of holes on the ITV2 series. Here's all you need to know about the quirky phobia....
15:51, 06/12/2019

Fear ''Threat'' To Life: Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers To Mumbai Top Cop Ten rebel lawmakers from the Congress-JD(S) combine have written to the Mumbai police commissioner expressing fears of threat to their lives during visits of Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy......
02:51, 07/10/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
03:17, 06/08/2019

Fear and loathing in cricket's fraying heartland | Andy Bull There is a cost to tinkering with formats and selling the game to Sky – cricket’s very life is at stakeThe barman at the Bat and Ball isn’t sure whether or not he likes cricket. “Never seen it,” he says, “never played it.” It’s a pity, because the ga...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms sapped investor appetite while steep losses in oil prices hit trading houses....
07:00, 05/24/2019

NASCAR Cup drivers fear Dover speeds are in 'danger zone' Leading NASCAR Cup Series drivers expressed concerns after nearly two dozen cars went faster than the Dover qualifying record in Friday afternoon practice...
10:34, 05/04/2019

'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport disruption that it brought forward the shipment of arm chairs and sofas from China by two months....
09:17, 06/25/2019

‘Every day, it is a risk’: immigrant communities paralyzed by fear of impending Ice raids Mayors in major cities have pledged to support those targeted by Sunday’s ‘enforcement operations’When CG heard that Donald Trump had announced raids by the immigration enforcement agency Ice a few weeks ago, she turned to her husband. Get groceries,...
15:17, 07/13/2019

Obama: Leaders who 'feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts' Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a tacit swipe at President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying leaders who "feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts."...
14:51, 04/30/2019

'Free Britney!' Miley Cyrus advocates for Britney Spears onstage While performing in Memphis Saturday night, Cyrus shouted "Free Britney!" to the crowd during a rendition of "Party in the USA."        ...
17:17, 05/07/2019

Everything We Know About the U.S. Spy Drone Shot Down By Iran's Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has shot down a U.S. drone, according to multiple reports by Iranian state media channels. U.S. officials confirmed that the drone, an MQ-4C Triton, was brought down by a surface-to-air missile but there are major differenc...
14:17, 06/20/2019

NBA notebook: Lakers eye James as point guard LeBron James is preparing to take on a new role with the Los Angeles Lakers this season as point guard, according to a report Monday by Yahoo! Sports' Chris Haynes....
07:34, 07/09/2019

The wrong Celtics point guard exploded The Celtics point guard wants you to know he put his entire heart into this run, letting his teammates be the stars and fostering a culture that at least gave Boston a chance to reach an NBA Finals so many had predicted. It was the wrong point guard,...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Cleveland Cavaliers waive guard J.R. Smith J.R. Smith was waived by the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday in a move that opens up salary-cap space, ending a memorable tenure for the guard.       ...
07:51, 07/16/2019

The Old Guard performs the annual 'Flags In' for Memorial Day Army soldiers with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment — commonly referred to as The Old Guard — perform their annual tradition of ‘Flags In’ by marking each tombstone at Arlington National Cemetery with an American flag. About 1,200 soldiers participate ...
14:51, 05/26/2019

Iran says U.S. drone shot down by Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal. The U.S. military declined to immediately comment....
07:00, 06/20/2019

Celtics Bring In More Normal All-Star Guard Minutes after Kyrie Irving shipped himself off to Brooklyn to try and get the Nets to interested in channeling the cosmos, the Celtics have gone ahead and signed a more-than-suitable replacement for this upcoming season: Kemba Walker....
08:17, 07/01/2019

Former Guard commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker A former leader of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard says the Islamic Republic should consider seizing a British oil tanker in response to authorities detaining an Iranian oil tanker off the coast Gibraltar...
12:00, 07/05/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard: US has started 'psychological war' After the US army sent forces into the Middle East, Iran has said it won't surrender to political and economic pressure. US President Trump said he wants to hear directly from Iran's leaders and asked them to call him....
18:34, 05/12/2019

Iran says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency says the country’s Revolutionary Guard has shot down a U.S. drone. The U.S. military declined to immediately comment. IRNA said Thursday the drone was hit when it entered Iranian airsp...
07:17, 06/20/2019

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that would enable China to extradite fugitives from the city....
03:00, 06/09/2019

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 Indiana and the farming community is frantic. The ground is sodden. Storms and worse have swept the ...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Slaughter Beach, Dog announces new album, Safe And Also No Fear, with 2 excellent singles Slaughter Beach, Dog began as a lo-fi side project for Modern Baseball’s Jake Ewald, but has since evolved into a full-band affair on the verge of its third LP. Safe And Also No Fear, due out August 2 via Lame-O Records, follows the empathetic charac...
04:17, 05/29/2019

Investors fear another 'sharp fall' is coming and are scrambling to protect their portfolios The investment bank's regular survey of global fund managers found that 34% of investors say they have secured downside protection, a record high....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Man let massive head tumor grow for 20 years over alleged fear of surgery Surgeons successfully removed an 11-pound tumor from a man’s head after he finally sought help for the mass that had been reportedly growing for 20 years....
18:34, 05/23/2019

Few migrants seeking U.S. asylum successfully claim fear of waiting in Mexico About 1% of the migrants sent to wait in Mexico pending the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims have successfully claimed that they would face danger if they had to stay in Mexico, a top U.S. immigration official said on Friday....
10:00, 06/29/2019

Staffers at violent Brooklyn HS fear retaliation from politically connected principal Staffers at a violence-plagued Brooklyn high school say they fear speaking up about the dangerous environment because the assistant principal is politically connected. Tommy Torres, a Democratic district leader who ran for City Council in 2017, poste...
07:17, 05/12/2019

Fuck church: Keanu Reeves has a very special message for those who fear death What happens when we die? It’s a question that’s plagued humanity since the dawn of time (I assume). Do we go to some fluffy cloud sparkle palace filled with winged things that look like us, only hotter? Perhaps we are reincarnated as slimy little in...
17:51, 05/15/2019

'Deepfake' videos, other tech could threaten 2020 election, Dems fear The House Intelligence Committee heard from artificial intelligence experts in a meeting Thursday over the potential threat “deepfake” technology could pose on America’s national security leading up to the 2020 presidential election....
10:00, 06/14/2019

Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shippingThe attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated tensions between the US and Iran and raised fears of a surge in global energy prices.Concerns over a...
20:00, 06/15/2019

Brazil and Argentina should fear Copa América giantkillings | Jonathan Wilson Brazil face their old enemies Paraguay in the quarter-finals and Argentina have no cause for confidence against VenezuelaHello nemesis, old friend. For Brazil and Argentina, the Copa América quarter-finals feel as if they are playing out of a series ...
16:00, 06/27/2019

University evacuates for fear of gas leak. The alarming smell was actually a really stinky fruit The University of Canberra's library was evacuated last week after a suspected gas leak turned out to be a durian, the particularly pungent fruit.        ...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Simon Speirs' family fear more lives could be at risk in Clipper race Amateur sailor’s widow Margaret says company has ‘failed in so many ways’The family of an amateur sailor who died after being swept overboard in a round-the-world yacht race have claimed more lives may be at risk unless the organisers implement safet...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Report: Intelligence Officials Won’t Brief Trump on Cyberattacks Against Russia For Fear He Might Get Mad and Tell Putin Buried in a recent news report about America’s secret program of placing “digital implants” in the Russian power grid is an interesting and troublesome revelation. Namely, that senior US intelligence officials are so concerned about the president of ...
04:34, 06/17/2019

Experts fear ‘snowball effect’ as Iran abandons nuclear deal DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran is preparing to break through limits set by Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, and each step the country takes narrows the time its leaders would need to have enough highly enriched uranium for...
09:34, 06/26/2019

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the ...
01:17, 06/21/2019

Quebec law banning hijab at work creates ‘politics of fear', say critics Civil liberties groups vow to challenge new law that bans public employees from wearing religious symbolsCivil liberties and Muslim groups have vowed to challenge a new law in the Canadian province of Quebec that bans some public sector employees fro...
21:34, 06/17/2019

Amazon wants to deliver crime news and fear to Ring doorbell owners Amazon is in the process of a curious hire – a Managing Editor, News – to help bring “breaking crime news alerts” to owners of Ring’s home security gadgets. It’s odd because it’s arguably the first time a security firm has required someone to fill th...
10:34, 04/30/2019

Men, don’t fear the snip – it’s the best way to share the burden of birth control | Felicity Hannah Vasectomies are suddenly unpopular, but in a heterosexual couple it’s a feminist action for a man to takeMy husband doesn’t want a vasectomy. I don’t blame him: it might be a 15-minute procedure carried out under local anaesthetic, but it’s not exact...
14:51, 05/03/2019

After UK Envoy Sacked, Diplomats Fear Putting Trump Criticism In Writing The lightning-fast resignation of Britain's ambassador to the United States on Wednesday after a leak of his correspondence criticizing the Trump administration has sent shivers down the spines of......
09:34, 07/11/2019

'Under siege': Fear and defiance mark life for Pakistan's minority Hazaras High walls around the neighborhoods of Pakistan's embattled Hazara community in the southwestern city of Quetta are designed to protect them from extremist militants, but also serve as a constant reminder of the threat they face....
05:34, 07/05/2019

Big Pharma won't like Trump's next move after rebate rule is abandoned, investors fear Another way President Trump could make a push to lower drug prices is with a proposal announced last year that would allow Medicare to create an "international pricing index."...
23:17, 07/11/2019

Head teacher says parents fear rise in state pupils at Oxbridge The head teacher of an independent school is facing a backlash after saying a rise in state school pupils being accepted by Oxford or Cambridge has caused parents to fear "social engineering"....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Chuckle at These New Game of Thrones Memes Forever Because ‘Laughter Is Poison to Fear’ Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. “The Last of the Starks,” the fourth Game of Thrones’ episode of season 8 on Sunday night, was filled with so many unintentionally comical moments thanks to all those power m...
05:51, 05/06/2019

Few heed latest call for caravan amid fear after police raid Calls for a new migrant caravan went largely unheeded Tuesday as a relatively small group departed from Honduras, a week after a raid by Mexican police resulted in hundreds of detentions and the dissolution of a previous caravan....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Civilians fear 'mass extermination' as bloody assault on Idlib intensifies Rescuers and medics in rebel-held Syrian province fear increased airstrikes will curtail their workThe familiar sound of warplanes was heard across towns and villages in north-west Syria this week as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad intensif...
13:18, 05/09/2019

Watch the Opening Few Minutes of the Fifth Season Premiere of Fear the Walking Dead Fear the Walking Dead premieres its fifth season this Sunday, but if you’re eager to dig your teeth into some zombie action, you can see the first few minutes early.Read more......
16:17, 06/02/2019

Hong Kong extradition law could instill climate of fear, says Taiwan official Chinese-ruled Hong Kong's push for an extradition law with Beijing could further undermine the city's freedoms and rule of law and a instill a climate of fear, a senior Taiwan official overseeing policy with China said on Friday....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Iran claims Revolutionary Guard shot down US drone Iran’s state news agency said Thursday that the country’s military unit shot down a US drone flying over its airspace. The Persian Gulf nation said the drone was struck down by the Revolutionary Guard when it entered Iranian airspace in s...
07:17, 06/20/2019

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boarding the submarine and ordering those inside to open the hatch. (June 18)     &#...
06:51, 07/12/2019

Revolutionary Guard commander says while Iran has no intention of war with anyone, it’s ‘ready for war’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Revolutionary Guard commander says while Iran has no intention of war with anyone, it’s ‘ready for war’...
12:17, 06/20/2019

Varangian Guard: Bodyguards and Berserkers of the Byzantine Empire The tale of the Varangians continues in its prime in the form of the Varangian Guard, a prominent and selective Byzantine army arising in the tenth century. Composed of the Scandinavian marauders in the beginning, the Varangian Guard survived until t...
02:34, 06/21/2019

South Carolina guard A.J. Lawson withdraws from NBA draft COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina freshman guard A.J. Lawson has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft. Lawson announced his choice on Tuesday, a day before the deadline for those who want to return to college to pull out of the draft pool. Lawson...
04:00, 05/29/2019

| WATCH: Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan Japanese firemen and police forensic experts gather at the site where two people, including a child, were feared dead in a mass stabbing attack that also injured 17 people in Kanagawa Prefecture. WATCH NOW....
09:34, 05/28/2019

40,000 Troops Deployed To Guard Route For Amarnath Yatra Security arrangements for the forthcoming annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir have been scaled up, with authorities deciding to issue a ''barcode''-enabled authority slip to pilgrims to keep a......
01:00, 05/30/2019

U.S. Coast Guard holds Hurricane Barry briefing The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued a number of people stranded in their homes in Louisiana because of life-threatening storm conditions. (July 13)        ...
23:34, 07/15/2019

Zona guard leaving basketball team after just one season TUCSON –  Arizona guard Devonaire Doutrive is transferring from the University of Arizona. It’s still not clear what school he will head to. Doutrive played one season under Coach Sean Miller and the Wildcats. He averaged eleven minutes a...
07:00, 05/28/2019

EU’s Frontex deploys border guard teams in Albania Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, will join Albania’s police patrolling land border and coast to better cope with possible migrants’ moves and fight crime...
14:51, 05/21/2019

Can Coco Gauff break past the tennis old guard? At 15, Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff is the star of Wimbledon. But young players often struggle to make a lasting impactWatching the fearless shot-making and preternatural assurance of 15-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff at Wimbledon last week, many of us found it irr...
11:17, 07/07/2019

Guard trampled to death by elephant while on look out for escaped lions A guard on the lookout for a pride of 14 lions that were thought to have escaped from the Kruger National Park has been trampled to death by an elephant....
17:51, 06/10/2019

Ever-changing of the guard yields similar results for Chelsea "Chelsea lifted the Europa League trophy in Baku, even if very few Blues made it there to see them. Dan Levene, stranded in London like the rest, saw a changing of the guard, as the season ended in glory."...
01:34, 05/30/2019

Ex-Texas guard Littleton lands at South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas guard Destiny Littleton is transferring to South Carolina. Littleton is a 5-foot-9 guard who came to the Longhorns as a McDonald’s All-American and five-star recruit. She announced her latest college choice Mo...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Why Does a Bucks Security Guard Look Familiar? He Used to Play for the Team Dick Garrett was part of the 1974 Milwaukee Bucks team that lost in the finals. Now, as a security guard, he has a front-row seat to watch Giannis Antetokounmpo....
00:51, 05/16/2019

Biden, in CNN Interview, Says Harris Caught Him Off Guard in Debate Mr. Biden reiterated that Ms. Harris had mischaracterized his position on school busing, prolonging what has been a combative period of the presidential primary....
17:17, 07/05/2019

UA guard Alex Barcello leaves basketball team TUCSON – University of Arizona guard Alex Barcello is transferring away from the program. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast:...
09:17, 06/25/2019

Amazon's Alexa Guard is finally here to monitor your home while you're away Even though music streaming remains the primary use case for Amazon and Google's insanely popular smart speakers, it goes without saying Alexa and Google Assistant can do many other cool, innovative, and practical things simply by listening to your v...
18:17, 05/14/2019

Bengals guard Redmond suspended 4 games by league NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has suspended Cincinnati Bengals guard Alex Redmond for the first four games of the 2019 regular season for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Redmond is eligible to participate in all off...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Siena guard Jalen Pickett pulls out of NBA draft LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Siena point guard Jalen Pickett has withdrawn his name from consideration for the NBA draft and will return to school for his sophomore year. Pickett officially declared as an early entrant for the draft in April. He particip...
00:34, 05/30/2019

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U.S. Coast Guard "historic."...
09:51, 07/12/2019

US Coast Guard rescued dozens of whale watchers The U.S. Coast Guard says dozens of passengers have been rescued from a Canadian whale-watching boat from British Columbia off the coast of Washington state. The boat's captain had grounded it after it started taking on water. (May 10)  &#...
16:17, 05/10/2019

5 years for ex-guard who used pepper spray in inmates' eyes A former prison guard captain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for plotting to abuse inmates at a privately run federal prison in north Louisiana....
03:51, 06/06/2019

Lizzo says security guard manhandled 2 staffers in Milwaukee MILWAUKEE (AP) — Singer-rapper Lizzo says a security guard tackled two members of her staff to the ground and used hurtful language just moments after her performance at Milwaukee’s Summerfest. Lizzo late Thursday tweeted the guard “slapp...
19:34, 06/28/2019

NFL notebook: Security guard presses charges against Elliott Security guard Kyle Johnson has pressed charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident in Las Vegas, Fox 5 Las Vegas reported....
07:17, 07/14/2019

The Latest: Iran’s Guard denies any confrontation in Gulf Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has denied British allegations of a confrontation in the Strait of Hormuz, saying if it had received orders to seize any ships it would have executed them immediately...
08:34, 07/11/2019

Guard F-16s to conduct Memorial Day flyovers in Tucson area TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Two F-16 jet fighters from the Arizona Air National Guard will conduct five flyovers of cemeteries and other locations in the Tucson area on Monday as part of Memorial Day observations. The jets are part of the 162nd Wing b...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Navy SEAL admiral reveals his biggest fear during planning of the bin Laden raid Charles Dharapak/AP Images Adm. Bill McRaven was the head of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) during the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's Pakistan compound. US intelligence identified the compound in Abbottabad in 2010 where Osama bin Laden was...
02:51, 06/18/2019

Permafrost thaw sparks fear of mammoth ivory 'gold rush' in Russia Prospectors dig up remains of extinct animals for trade worth an estimated £40m a yearActivists and officials in northern Russia have warned of a “gold rush” for mammoth ivory as prospectors dig up tusks and other woolly mammoth remains that can net ...
13:17, 07/14/2019

Key economic forum in Russia: New technology a ‘vector of hope’ but also ‘a source of fear’ says Guterres Technological innovation is continuing to transform the world, with the potential to propel us all towards reaching the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) said the UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday, at the Saint Petersburg Intern...
00:17, 06/08/2019

‘El Chapo’ made an unusual prison request. Authorities fear it’s another ploy to escape. The lawyer for Joaquín Guzmán, better-known as El Chapo, has asked the judge to intervene in "cruel and unusual" prison conditions. Prosecutors think he's up to something else....
19:51, 05/26/2019

Trade Wars Stoke Economic Fear as G-20 Finance Ministers Gather in Japan Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will meet China’s central bank governor in the first meeting of senior officials from the countries since trade talks broke down....
12:17, 06/07/2019

With US-China talks stalled, critics fear tariffs will stay for the long term Lawmakers and the business community are growing increasingly concerned that President Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods will be around for the long term....
16:34, 06/14/2019

Global shares slide on fear trade spat morphs to a tech cold war World shares skidded further on Thursday and oil prices plunged more than 5% as investors worried the China-U.S. trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies, boosting the dollar and knocking benchmark g...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Fear, Medication and Black Mental Health: A Physician’s View From the Front Lines Since becoming a primary care physician over 20 years ago, I made the conscious choice to cement my career treating black and minority patients, primarily in underserved and indigent communities. This career arc spans from rural clinics treating migr...
19:17, 05/29/2019

US tech stocks slide as Google, Facebook and Apple fear antitrust investigations US government reportedly considering separate investigations into whether tech giants are engaged in anti-competitive practicesUS tech stocks were dragged down Monday on fears that a US justice department antitrust investigation into Google parent Al...
21:34, 06/03/2019

Daily on Energy: Refiners fear ‘perfect storm’ between Iran, oil saboteurs, and trade war SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
18:00, 05/14/2019

After British ambassador’s downfall, diplomats fear putting Trump criticisms in writing The resignation of Kim Darroch prompted discussions about moderating the tone of assessments about the Trump administration. But one former diplomat said the extra caution won’t last....
03:51, 07/11/2019

Democrats fear Trump will pull US out of last major arms control treaty with Russia FAREWELL TO ARMS CONTROL: President Trump’s decision earlier this year to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier has Democrats concerned he will essentially do the same with the last major arms agreement with Mosc...
16:51, 06/06/2019

Mineworkers fear 'reprisals' for raising safety concerns amid spike in deaths Union worries about ‘reporting culture’ at Queensland mines, where most workers are now employed as casualsContract and casual mineworkers in Queensland are fearful of “retribution” if they complain about questionable safety practices, their union sa...
07:17, 07/10/2019

Modi says India's minorities are living in world of imaginary fear. Muslims disagree Narendra Modi will be sworn in for a second term as India's Prime Minister on Thursday after winning a landslide in elections and many Muslims are fearful of what another five years of BJP rule will mean for them...
06:00, 05/30/2019

Karen Carney: ‘Playing at a World Cup is your dream, don’t fear it, embrace it’ | Suzanne Wrack The Chelsea midfielder is yet to start a game for England in France but expect that to change as the knockout stages begin for a player Phil Neville treasuresAt her second World Cup, Karen Carney is one of the most experienced players in Phil Neville...
02:17, 06/22/2019

Scotch on the rocks: distilleries fear climate crisis will endanger whisky production Scotland’s whisky-makers reveal they had to halt production in 2018 heatwave because they ran out of waterScotland’s nature conservation agency last week painted an apocalyptic vision of a country devastated by the climate crisis, from polluted river...
08:51, 06/02/2019

Dems to hold first-ever hearing on Medicare for All, as progressives fear 'deliberation theater' farce House Democrats will hold their first-ever hearing on Medicare for All legislation on Tuesday, advancing a sweeping proposal that several prominent 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls have embraced -- even as some progressives caution the hearing m...
01:17, 04/30/2019

Joe Root: Australia hold no fear for England ahead of World Cup semi-final Joe Root says there is no "fear factor" attached to playing Australia, despite England losing to them in their World Cup group match a fortnight ago and in a pre-tournament warm-up fixture....
13:17, 07/09/2019

West Ham fear missing out to Valencia in race for Celta Vigo’s Maxi Gómez • 22-year-old striker has £45m release clause in contract• West Ham tell Manchester United Issa Diop is not for saleWest Ham face an uphill battle to convince Maxi Gómez to choose them over Valencia after lodging a £25m bid for the Celta Vigo striker...
23:34, 06/15/2019

Heartbreaking: Dad Has Pretty Obviously Changed His Behavior For Fear Of Getting Cancelled As If He’s Even Close To Important Enough For That To Happen Anyone who knows Dad knows that he’s never exactly been a poster boy for political correctness, but now the old man seems to be turning a new leaf, albeit for misguided reasons: Dad has started changing his problematic behavior out of what is very ob...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Nearly 300 Quarantined On Reported Church of Scientology Cruise Ship For Fear Of Measles Outbreak Nearly 300 passengers and crew members aboard the Freewinds cruise ship—which, according to Coast Guard officials, shares the name of a cruise ship operated by the Church of Scientology—were ordered quarantined in the port of the Caribbean island St....
12:34, 05/02/2019

‘You can’t put a time period on grief’: Families fear program closure after MMIWG inquiry The federal justice department launched FILU in August 2016 as part of a four-year, $16.17-million commitment to programs and community-based organizations that provide specialized victim services for MMIWG families....
23:17, 06/02/2019

'American Ninja Warrior' host Akbar Gbajabiamila's top strategy for overcoming fear Is fear getting in your way when it comes to saving and investing? Akbar Gbajabiamila, host of NBC's "American Ninja Warrior," has some advice on how to overcome it....
20:00, 05/24/2019

European regulators fear Deutsche Bank U.S. stress test failure: source Deutsche Bank is in danger of failing U.S. stress tests, a European bank supervisor told Reuters, adding to pressure on Germany's biggest lender to make changes to its investment bank after failed merger talks with Commerzbank....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Detroit police fear 'serial murderer and rapist' at large after third body found Authorities, who believe attacker is targeting sex workers, make public appeal for informationInvestigators believe a “serial murderer and rapist” targeting sex workers is at large in the city of Detroit after the decomposed body of a third woman was...
07:34, 06/06/2019

Businesses that initially avoided Trump China tariffs now fear getting caught up in trade war Businesses that previously avoided the Trump administration's China tariffs now face levies on the same products under the latest proposal to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, illustrating the uncertainty generated by President Trum...
10:00, 06/22/2019

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
01:00, 06/15/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Liberia boosts efforts to guard against rising seas With rising sea levels due to climate change already affecting coastal communities in Liberia, there are fears that densely populated parts of the capital Monrovia could be submerged, unless action is taken....
23:34, 04/28/2019

Farewell Maybot: John Crace on the changing of the Tory guard The Guardian’s political sketch writer first coined the term ‘the Maybot’ in 2016, when she robotically repeated the same phrases in a car-crash interview. As she prepares to step down as Conservative leader, Crace discusses who might take over. Plus...
04:51, 06/07/2019

Raiders agree to 1-year deal with troubled guard Incognito ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a one-year deal with troubled guard Richie Incognito. Incognito’s agent, Ken Sarnoff, confirmed the deal on Twitter. He congratulated his client for his return to the NFL after sitting o...
17:51, 05/28/2019

Alaska man given Coast Guard medal years after girl’s rescue ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man has received the U.S. Coast Guard’s second-highest civilian honor for saving a girl from drowning when they were both children more than 20 years ago. The Anchorage Daily News reported Saturday that George...
06:34, 05/20/2019

Tornadoes in Pennsylvania, New Jersey catch many in the danger zone off-guard Tornadoes bore down on the western edge of New Jersey and the eastern edge of Pennsylvania this week, leaving some residents prepared for the worst, while others were caught off guard....
10:34, 05/31/2019

Nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants intercepted at sea by Libya’s coast guard Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that five rubber boats carrying 199 migrants were intercepted over the past several days near the capital, Tripoli....
17:34, 06/22/2019

St. John’s lands first Anderson commit in ‘tough as s–t’ point guard Mike Anderson threw a strike, then landed his first commitment. All by shortly after noon. The new St. John’s coach had a good start to his Thursday, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Mets-Reds game and then picking up a commitment...
22:51, 05/02/2019

Cincinnati Bengals guard Clint Boling announces retirement from NFL at age 30 Cincinnati Bengals guard Clint Boling, 30, has decided to retire from the NFL. It's 'time for me to step away from the game due to medical reasons.'       ...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Canada's Trudeau to invest C$15.7 billion in coast guard overhaul Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said Canada would spend an estimated C$15.7 billion ($11.7 billion) to renew its coast guard fleet and that it would partner with a new shipyard to complete the project....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Recent violence puts U.S. mosques on guard as Ramadan begins Mass shootings at places of worship have Muslims on high alert as they begin to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, with some hiring armed guards at the mosques....
18:34, 05/06/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab at work. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 25-year-old Rogers State Prison corrections officer...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Libyan coast guard intercepts 22 Europe-bound migrants BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted some two dozen Europe-bound migrants off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that a wooden boat carrying at least 22 African migrants, ...
20:17, 06/08/2019

Homeland Security secretary: Mexico’s guard border deployment is ‘new’ The acting secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday heralded Mexico’s decision to send thousands of its national guard troops to the Guatemalan border as a new development, disputing a report that said the concession that averted new tariffs ha...
22:51, 06/09/2019

Golden State Warriors GM says he won't trade guard D'Angelo Russell Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers said he doesn't plan on trading new Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell after signing him earlier this off-season....
03:34, 07/16/2019

Knicks guard Damyean Dotson undergoes shoulder surgery CHICAGO — Damyean Dotson, who ended the final stretch of this past season as the Knicks’ starting shooting guard, underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder and is expected to be back for the start of training camp, acc...
13:51, 05/16/2019

Busy tornado season catches naive Easterners off guard NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A tornado that caused damage in New Jersey this week caught many people unaware or unprepared. Many people on the East Coast are unaccustomed to such storms and not conditioned to hear or heed warnings. New Jersey’s climatol...
19:51, 05/30/2019

John Bolton to address US Coast Guard Academy graduates NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is scheduled to deliver the keynote address Wednesday at the United States Coast Guard Academy graduation ceremony. Bolton has been President Donald Trump’s national security a...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Libyan coast guard says it rescued 80 Europe-bound migrants Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying 80 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
19:17, 06/05/2019

Libyan coast guard intercepts some 100 Europe-bound migrants Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying nearly 100 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
18:17, 06/04/2019

LeBron James reportedly could play point guard for Lakers With a switch to the backcourt, the longtime point forward could give Los Angeles a supersized, high-scoring lineup, while the team's defense improved with the addition of Avery Bradley....
05:34, 07/09/2019