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Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas

Vice President Mike Pence toured two Border Patrol facilities on Friday, later saying they were “providing care that every American would be proud of.”...

Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas

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Instead of Being Horrified By Migrant Detention Centers, Pence Is ‘Inspired’ By CBP Vice President Mike Pence accompanied Lindsey Graham and other Republican senators on a tour of two migrant detention centers in Texas on Friday in an effort to downplay the horrifying conditions that thousands of migrants—including children—are bein...
06:34, 07/14/2019

Vice President Pence Tours Overcrowded Migrant Detention Centers WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of men were crowded in sweltering cages without cots. Some of the men said they were hungry and ...
22:17, 07/13/2019

As Democrats spotlight poor conditions in migrant facilities, VP Pence tours centers Mike Pence toured two migrant detention facilities in Texas as House Democrats lambasted the administration during a hearing featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.        ...
11:17, 07/13/2019

Democratic Lawmakers Outraged by ‘Dehumanizing’ Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers A group of House Democrats expressed outrage at the conditions inside migrant detention centers after touring federal facilities in El Paso and Clint, Texas, on Monday. New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez condemned the facilities as unsanitary and...
22:00, 07/02/2019

Migrants shout 'no shower!' as Pence visits Texas detention centers Vice President Mike Pence saw firsthand the extreme overcrowding migrants are often forced to endure at federal detention centers when he visited two Friday in Texas....
21:51, 07/13/2019

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the recent emergency spending bill....
05:34, 07/09/2019

Texas migrant detention centers warned of 'dangerous overcrowding' After Democratic lawmakers toured the US detention centers, the inspector general for the US Department of Homeland Security has warned of "dangerous overcrowding" in the migrant facilities in Texas....
08:00, 07/03/2019

Former Obama top official defends migrant detention centers, says 'cages' not invented when Trump took office Jeh Johnson, a former Homeland Security Secretary under President Barack Obama, defended the use of migrant "cages" on Friday, indicating that immigration law put both President Trump and his predecessor in a tough situation for housing immigrants....
03:00, 07/03/2019

U.S. Homeland Security secretary defends conditions at migrant detention centres He said everyone in the chain of command is worried about the situation of children detained at the border. He said that on June 1, his department had 2,500 children in custody, including 1,200 who had been there for more than three days....
23:17, 07/07/2019

Migrant Children Moved From Texas Detention Center After Reports of 'Horrendous' Conditions. Here’s Why This Isn't Necessarily Great News The U.S. government has stepped in and moved most of the children who were at a Border Patrol station in Texas after reports noted that some 300 children were living in inadequate conditions without much food water and sanitation. Oh, and older kids ...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Migrant children removed from 'inhumane conditions' at overcrowded Texas detention facility Attorneys who visited the Border Patrol facility said older children were attempting to care for younger ones.        ...
02:00, 06/25/2019

What Is Happening at Migrant Detention Centers? Here’s What to Know In light of recent reports of overcrowded and unsanitary conditions at migrant detention centers run by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and other federal agencies, top Democrats have summoned the acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Borde...
18:17, 07/10/2019

A $37 Million Temporary Fix: U.S. Builds 2 New Migrant Detention Centers Satellite images and government documents provide a first glimpse into new tent facilities at the Southwest border. They are the Trump administration’s latest efforts to deal with the increasing number of families and unaccompanied minors from Centra...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Wayfair employees protest over sales to migrant detention centers Wayfair employees and other demonstrators gathered in Boston, some holding signs reading "Boycott Wayfair!" and "Shut Down the Concentration Camps!"        ...
05:17, 06/27/2019

‘There Is a Stench’: No Soap and Overcrowding in Detention Centers for Migrant Children Inspectors and lawyers traveling to border facilities in Texas described tremendous overcrowding and filthy conditions for hundreds of children and other detainees....
05:34, 06/22/2019

Democrats blast Trump's migrant detention centers as inhumane Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing of the Border Patrol's leadership....
23:17, 07/03/2019

Mike Pence Just Chuckles When Asked About Horrific Child Detention Conditions Speaking with CNN’s Jake Tapper on Sunday, Vice President Mike Pence was given a chance to commit to improving the appalling conditions in which migrant children detained by the government are being kept. Instead, Pence squirmed, dodged, and at one p...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Wayfair employees plan walkout over sales to migrant detention centers Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair have planned a walkout to protest the company’s decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Texas. More than 500 em...
21:17, 06/26/2019

Wayfair employees hold walkout to protest sales to migrant detention centers Hundreds of employees at Boston-based online furniture retailer Wayfair staged a walkout Wednesday over the company's decision to sell furniture to shelters for detained migrant children....
03:34, 06/27/2019

Ocasio-Cortez Calls Migrant Detention Centers ‘Concentration Camps,’ Eliciting Backlash Republicans, especially Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, excoriated Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying she demeaned the memory of those who died in the Holocaust....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Schumer decries 'awful' conditions at migrant detention facility Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused the Trump administration of treating detained migrants “like criminals” after touring a Texas detention facility on Friday, calling conditions he saw there “awful.”The New York Democrat, who led a dozen Se...
07:34, 07/20/2019

Attorneys ask court to intervene against U.S. over migrant kids' detention conditions A 17-year-old Honduran migrant described babies sleeping on a cold floor. A teen mother said her sick baby was unable to open her eyes for two days but no one responded to her pleas for help. Another teenager took charge of a 5-year-old stranger beca...
15:34, 06/27/2019

Reports reveal ‘egregious’ conditions in US migrant detention facilities Child migrants could lose access to recreational activities, while conditions at adult facilities pose health and safety risksAs the number of Central American families and children approaching the US-Mexico border continues its dramatic rise, the US...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Trump claims migrant detention center visited by Pence was ‘clean but crowded’ VP had said McAllen facility was told ‘not to clean up’Report of cages and ‘overwhelming stench’ stoked online furyA Texas detention center which Vice-President Mike Pence visited on Friday, seeing migrants packed into cages amid what one reporter ca...
18:17, 07/14/2019

Mike Pence visits migrant detention facilities on southern US border – video The vice-president, Mike Pence, got a first-hand view of migrant detention facilities after touring two centres in Texas as he spoke out against grandstanding on Capitol Hill after legislators delivered emotional testimony about appalling conditions....
22:00, 07/13/2019

CBP Leadership ‘Knew for Months’ That Kids Were Kept in Appalling Conditions at Migrant Detention Facilities Conditions at a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas, were so appalling for the migrant children being detained there that some of those who worked at the site sounded the alarm to superiors. But nothing happened until a group of lawyers and lawmake...
00:00, 07/08/2019

Lawyers Say Migrant Children Are Living in ‘Traumatic and Dangerous’ Conditions at Border Detention Site (EL PASO, Texas) — A legal team that recently interviewed over 60 children at a Border Patrol station in Texas says a traumatic and dangerous situation is unfolding for some 250 infants, children and teens locked up for up to 27 days without ad...
23:17, 06/20/2019

UN rights chief ‘appalled’ by US border detention conditions, says holding migrant children may violate international law Conditions in which migrants and refugees are being held in the United States are appalling, said the UN human rights chief on Monday, underscoring that children should never be held in immigration detention, or separated from their families....
17:34, 07/08/2019

U.S. lawmaker describes 'horrifying' conditions at Texas migrant facility Migrants held at a border patrol station in Texas were being kept in "horrifying" conditions that included psychological abuse and being told to drink out of toilets, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said after a visit to the facility with oth...
00:34, 07/02/2019

US moves migrant children after reports of poor conditions at Texas facility More than 300 kids were detained there and caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitationThe US government has removed most of the children from a remote border patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 kids were ...
20:17, 06/24/2019

Ocasio-Cortez describes 'horrifying' conditions at Texas migrant facility Migrants held at a border patrol station in Texas were being kept in "horrifying" conditions that included psychological abuse and being told to drink out of toilets, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said after a visit to the facility with oth...
02:34, 07/02/2019

Premature baby found at migrant detention centre in Texas It was a tiny baby, born premature and held in detention instead of where the advocate believes the baby should have been — at a hospital neonatal unit....
20:17, 06/14/2019

US Vice President Mike Pence Visits Overcrowded Migrant Camp In Texas US Vice President Mike Pence visited an overcrowded migrant camp in Texas on Friday, coming face to face with detainees held in horrific conditions and deploring an immigration crisis that he said was......
09:00, 07/13/2019

More Than 100 Migrant Children Return to Texas Border Facility Accused of Alarming Conditions (HOUSTON) — U.S. government officials say they’ve moved more than 100 kids back to a remote border facility where lawyers reported detained children were caring for each other and had inadequate food, water, and sanitation. An official fr...
09:17, 06/26/2019

Texas migrant detention facilities 'dangerously overcrowded' – US government report Report from government’s own auditors includes images of children and adults penned into roomsNew images of children and adults in “dangerously” overcrowded US border patrol facilities in Texas have been released as part of a report from government a...
02:51, 07/03/2019

Migrant children draw jail-like scenes of Texas detention center The three pictures were made by two 10-year-old children and one 11-year-old at a McAllen, Texas, temporary shelter. Two of the children were from Guatemala and it wasn’t clear where the third was from....
04:00, 07/06/2019

Hundreds of migrant children held in unsafe conditions at Texas facility, lawyers warn Lawyers warn of ‘inhumanity’ – kids taking care of kids, inadequate food, water and sanitation at Border Patrol stationA two-year-old boy locked in detention wants to be held all the time. A few girls, ages 10 to 15, say they’ve been doing their best...
18:34, 06/21/2019

Lawyer: At Texas migrant detention center, 'basic hygiene just doesn't exist' Immigrants held in a McAllen, Texas-area U.S. Customs and Border Patrol processing center for migrants -- the largest such center in America -- are living in overcrowded spaces and sometimes are forced to sleep outside....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Wayfair employees walk out to protest sales to migrant detention center in Texas The Boston-based retailer made a $100,000 donation to the Red Cross, but employees still called on the company to create guidelines that would prevent future business with contractors overseeing detention camps for immigrants....
10:00, 06/27/2019

Mike Pence heads to border to defend migrant facilities as Democrats decry 'unconscionable' conditions Mike Pence will tour a migrant detention center while House Democrats host a hearing about the centers featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez        ...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Video shows migrant men detained in an overcrowded Texas facility yelling 'no shower' as Pence praised agents U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP A video by NBC News shows migrant men in an overcrowded facility in Texas yelling "no shower" and that they were only getting "three tacos" to eat. The video was taken during one o...
16:00, 07/14/2019

Migrants complain of poor conditions at US holding centers The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers....
02:34, 06/15/2019

Government Watchdog Finds Squalid Conditions in Border Centers A Department of Homeland Security inspector general’s report detailed overcrowding and children without showers or hot meals, and lawmakers demanded answers....
04:00, 07/03/2019

A Timeline of Despair in Australia’s Offshore Detention Centers The New York Times worked with human rights groups and asylum seekers on Manus Island to examine a rash of suicide attempts and acts of self-harm since Australia’s May 18 election....
07:51, 06/27/2019

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

Trump Says Immigrants "Unhappy" With Detention Centers Should Stay Home President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the U.S.- Mexico border, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that immigrants......
21:00, 07/05/2019

Bank cuts business with companies running detention centers Bank of America will end its association with companies that provide prisoner and immigrant detention services at both the state and federal levels. The move comes amid growing public concern about the nation's border policies....
08:34, 06/27/2019

U.S. House seeks documents from firms that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U.S. border agents....
16:51, 07/11/2019

U.S. probes border patrol as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers on a private Facebook group....
20:17, 07/03/2019

Thousands of immigrants suffer in solitary confinement in U.S. detention centers Dulce Rivera lived for the one hour a day she was allowed to walk outside on a patch of concrete surrounded by metal fencing. The 36-year-old transgender woman from Central America was locked in solitary confinement at a New Mexico detention center t...
01:17, 05/22/2019

U.S. House seeks documents from companies that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U.S. immigration agents....
20:17, 07/11/2019

U.S. border patrol under fire as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers on a private Facebook group....
20:51, 07/03/2019

Trump says immigrants 'unhappy' with detention centers should stay home President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the U.S.- Mexico border, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that immigrants unhappy with conditions at detention centers should be...
02:51, 07/04/2019

Trump claims tour of immigrant detention centers showed they are ‘well run and clean’ _____ President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed a recent tour of two immigrant detention centers “showed vividly … how well run and clean” the facilities are. “Friday’s tour showed vividly, to politicians and the media, how wel...
21:51, 07/14/2019

Bank of America to stop financing operators of private prisons, detention centers Bank of America Corp said on Wednesday it will no longer finance operators of private prisons and detention centers, joining peers in distancing itself from a sector that has triggered protests over the Trump administration's immigration policies....
23:51, 06/26/2019

Bank of America to cut ties with companies that help run immigrant detention centers, private prisons Bank of America has decided to "exit the relationships" it has with companies that provide prisoner and immigrant detention services.       ...
07:17, 06/28/2019

Bank of America cuts business ties with detention centers, private prisons The move comes as corporate giants wrestle with whether to cash in on business opportunities tied to President Trump’s immigration policies or to distance themselves amid increasing public pressure....
03:00, 06/28/2019

Migrants describe overcrowded Mexican detention centers as Trump ratchets up pressure Mexico's immigration centers are becoming increasingly squalid and overcrowded as authorities step up the detention of migrants headed for the United States, with inmates languishing for weeks amid medical neglect, according to detainees, lawyers and...
14:51, 06/23/2019

Pence: Border facility conditions are unacceptable Vice President Mike Pence saw the overcrowded conditions facing migrant adults and children in Customs and Border Protection custody firsthand Friday, becoming the highest-ranking member of the Trump administration to visit two federal detention cent...
20:00, 07/14/2019

Xinjiang vice-governor defends centers for Uighurs at U.N. rights forum The vice-governor of China's Xinjiang region responded to international condemnation of state-run detention camps on Tuesday by saying they were vocational centers which had helped "save" people from extremist influences....
16:17, 06/25/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Draws GOP Wrath After Slamming Immigrant Detention Centers as Modern-Day ‘Concentration Camps’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling out the dire situation for immigrants being held at the United States’ southern border in federal detention centers as being akin to the concentration camps of the Holocaust — and she doesn’t care who may be b...
06:34, 06/19/2019

U.S. border surge eases but detention conditions grim The record surge of Central American families at the U.S. southwest border has begun to ease after tougher enforcement efforts in Mexico but conditions in migrant detention facilities remain dire, according to Mexican and U.S. officials....
12:51, 07/03/2019

Pence acknowledges ‘tough stuff’ at border detention center WASHINGTON (AP) — Acknowledging “this is tough stuff,” Vice President Mike Pence says he was not surprised by what he saw Friday as he toured a Texas Border Patrol station, where hundreds of men were being kept in cages with no cots amid ...
09:34, 07/13/2019

Mohamed Morsi buried as detention conditions denounced as torture Egyptian former president’s burial takes place under heavy security in remote area of CairoEgypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi has been buried in a remote area of Cairo as his treatment in custody before his death was denounced as torture.Morsi, t...
16:51, 06/18/2019

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

Border Patrol agents fall prey to illnesses plaguing migrant holding centers Some Border Patrol agents in Texas are concerned about exposure to Ebola by a migrant fleeing the Democratic Republic of the Congo for the United States. But more of them are worried about other illnesses frequently popping up among detainees at stat...
19:00, 06/17/2019

House Judiciary Chair backs AOC's tweet comparing migrant centers to concentration camps House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., suggested on Tuesday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, D-N.Y., was right to compare migrant detention centers under President Trump to the concentration camps seen during the Holocaust....
05:51, 06/19/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib and Pressley detail conditions in border detention facilities – video In an emotional testimony to the House oversight committee on Friday, Democratic representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib described conditions at an immigrant detention center, decrying alleged mistreatment happenin...
01:17, 07/13/2019

Acting homeland security secretary defends border conditions _____ WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have heightened debate about President Donald Trump’s ...
21:17, 07/07/2019

UN ‘alarmed’ over migrant conditions in Yemen CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. migration agency has voiced concern over the condition of African migrants in Yemen amid reports of eight deaths from cholera in a detention center. The International Organization for Migration said in a statement Thursday that ...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Pence slams CNN for 'dishonest' coverage of detention center visit; says America 'deserves the full story' Vice President Mike Pence blasted CNN late Friday night for what he described as the network's "dishonest" coverage of his trip to a migrant detention center in Texas....
06:51, 07/13/2019

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Defends Border Facility Conditions WASHINGTON — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday defended conditions at U.S. Border Patrol stations following reports of crowded and unsanitary conditions that have heightened debate about President Donald Trump’s...
23:00, 07/07/2019

Mike Pence Takes a Baseless Shot at AOC and Defends Concentration Camps All in One Speech Vice President Mike Pence, the Trump administration’s liason to the Christian right, spoke today at the annual summit of Christians United for Israel, a right-wing evangelical group whose support for Israel is tied to the belief that the country will...
08:34, 07/09/2019

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people on Capitol Hill work to address the humanitarian crisis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is worki...
12:51, 07/01/2019

CBP says it’s not low on supplies after claims of ‘appalling’ conditions for migrant children A Customs and Border Protection official said Tuesday the agency was not running low on supplies in response to reports that people looking to make donations were being turned away from its facilities in the wake of claims that children were held in ...
07:34, 06/26/2019

Pence seeks 'tangible measures' from Mexico on migrant crisis Ahead of high-stakes White House talks with Mexico on Wednesday, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was looking for a comprehensive suite of proposals from visiting officials about stopping the surge of migrants from Central America, a White House offici...
22:17, 06/05/2019

VP Pence agrees lawmakers to be notified of child migrant deaths U.S. Vice President Michael Pence, in a telephone conversation with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, agreed on Thursday that lawmakers would be notified within 24 hours after the death of a child migrant held in custody at the U.S.-Mexico border, a source...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station A group of lawmakers decried the conditions at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas following a visit organized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (July 1)        ...
01:51, 07/02/2019

Airstrike Kills 44 in a Libyan Migrant Detention Hub An airstrike on a migrant detention center in Tripoli killed at least 44 people, U.N. officials said, in the deadliest single attack in a three-month long battle for Libya’s capital among the country’s warring factions....
18:17, 07/03/2019

‘People are dying’: Conditions at U.S. migrant camps are grave, report says “The state of human rights in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands is grave and is only getting worse,” the Border Network for Human Rights said in its report. “People are dying because of what is happening.”...
09:34, 06/15/2019

Migrant children's drawings depict 'horrific' conditions in cages Pediatricians shared pictures drawn by migrant children after being released from ⁦US custodyDisturbing drawings by children recently held in migrant detention centers showing sad figures in cages have been released by the American Academy of Pediatr...
19:17, 07/04/2019

Government moves migrant kids after poor conditions exposed The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 kids were detained there and caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation. Rep. Veronica Escoba...
20:34, 06/24/2019

‘This should never happen anywhere’: UN rights chief speaks out about US migrant facility conditions GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ human rights chief said Monday she was “appalled” by the conditions migrants and refugees face in U.S. detention facilities, intensifying a challenge to the Trump administration’s immigration policies. United Nations...
06:51, 07/09/2019

'They're well-cared for': Pence criticizes Democrats on visit to crowded migrant facility The vice-president and eight Republican lawmakers toured two detention facilities in Texas FridayA visit by the US vice-president, Mike Pence, to migrant detention stations along the country’s southern border highlighted the sharp disconnect between ...
07:17, 07/13/2019

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic's eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 3-by-4-yard (-meter) pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce....
07:34, 06/17/2019

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the attack on forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, but his militants denied it....
05:17, 07/03/2019

Migrant children in detention facility draw themselves in cages EL PASO, Texas (NBC NEWS) — Migrant children should not be held in detention centers, the incoming president of the American Academy of Pediatrics said Wednesday after touring Customs and Border Protection facilities last week. “Children do not belon...
03:51, 07/05/2019

5th migrant child dies after detention by Border Patrol HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government says a 16-year-old teenager from Guatemala died Monday at a Border Patrol station in South Texas, becoming the fifth death of a migrant child since December. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement th...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Guatemalan migrant child dies after Mexican detention A 10-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl died after being taken to hospital from a Mexico City immigration detention center, Mexican authorities said on Thursday, adding to a growing number of deaths of minors migrating from the Central American country...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Guatemalan migrant toddler dies weeks after U.S. detention A 2-1/2-year-old Guatemalan migrant boy who was detained last month at the U.S.-Mexico border but released from U.S. custody with his mother during treatment for an illness has died in hospital, authorities said on Wednesday....
07:17, 05/16/2019

What’s the rationale behind Trump’s migrant detention? Experts weigh in Last week, it was reported that dozens of children living in migrant detention centres did not have access to basic sanitary supplies such as soap and toothpaste....
23:17, 06/25/2019

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said....
00:34, 07/04/2019

County transforming detention facility into migrant shelter TUCSON – Construction workers have already started working to transform part of the Juvenile Justice Complex into a temporary migrant shelter. Catholic Community Services along with the county, hope to get the facility up and running as a tempo...
07:51, 07/18/2019

| Migrant whose daughter died slams 'cruelty' of US detention A Guatemalan woman whose infant daughter died after being held by US immigration authorities denounced the "cruelty" of the country's migrant detention centers on Wednesday....
18:17, 07/11/2019

Will our migrant detention cages be studied in tomorrow’s museums? A Hirshhorn exhibit, “The Evidence Room,” spotlights the architecture of Auschwitz, exposing the many banal contributions of ordinary people “just following orders” to a colossal moral failure....
14:34, 07/18/2019

Immigration chief blames Congress for horrific migrant shelter conditions WASHINGTON – Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, placed the blame squarely on Congress for the deplorable conditions described at a border station by reporters traveling Friday with Vice President M...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Migrant children removed from detainment centre after ‘inhumane conditions’ exposed Just 30 children remained at the facility near El Paso, said Rep. Veronica Escobar after her office was briefed on the situation by an official with Customs and Border Protection....
22:51, 06/24/2019

Acting head of CBP resigns amid outcry over conditions for migrant children John Sanders said he would step down on 5 July, shortly after reports of poor conditions at a Texas facilityThe acting head of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) resigned Tuesday amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in...
15:17, 06/26/2019

Pence views overcrowded, bad-smelling facility for detained migrants in Texas Vice President Mike Pence viewed an overcrowded, foul-smelling facility in Texas on Friday where nearly 400 men are detained after being accused of crossing the U.S. border illegally....
03:51, 07/13/2019

Pence calls for more funds after touring border patrol station in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured a sweltering, foul-smelling and overcrowded Border Patrol station in Texas on Friday night — and left calling for more funds to meet the growing migrant crisis. “I was not surprised by what I saw,” at the McAllen Bord...
05:51, 07/13/2019

'Tough Stuff': Mike Pence sees Donald Trump's US migrant camps Vice President Mike Pence has witnessed firsthand the conditions that detained migrants face on the US-Mexico border. Donald Trump has announced a nationwide wave of arrests of people facing deportation....
03:17, 07/14/2019

Border Patrol Is Detaining People Under a Texas Bridge in Horrible Conditions Again U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has resumed the practice of keeping migrants detained in harsh conditions outside under the Paso del Norte bridge in El Paso, TX, according to Texas Monthly....
19:34, 06/12/2019

Airstrike in Libya flattens migrant detention center, killing at least 44 At least 44 people have been killed Wednesday in Libya after an airstrike flattened a detention center for migrants near the war-torn country’s capital....
23:51, 07/03/2019

Migrant Whose Daughter Died In Custody Slams "Cruelty" Of US Detention A Guatemalan woman whose infant daughter died after being held by US immigration authorities denounced the "cruelty" of the country's migrant detention centers on Wednesday....
09:34, 07/11/2019

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said....
15:00, 07/03/2019

Libya may shut migrant detention centres after deadly airstrike Reports suggest guards shot at refugees as they tried to flee after first missile hitLibya’s government is considering closing all migrant detention centres in the wake of an airstrike that killed 53 people after it was reported that guards shot at d...
19:17, 07/04/2019

At least 40 killed in strike on Tripoli migrant detention center: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said....
04:34, 07/03/2019

Experts in Senate describe effects of detention on migrant children Two former officials of the Homeland Security Department and DEA testified in the Senate Wednesday to answer lawmakers' concerns about the treatment of migrant families under the Trump administration....
18:51, 07/17/2019

At least 40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country's U.N.-supported government said....
13:00, 07/03/2019

40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya BENGHAZI, Libya — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country’s U.N.-supported government said. The airstrike targeting the detention cente...
10:00, 07/03/2019

Airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya, 44 killed The U.N. mission to Libya says an airstrike has hit a detention center for migrants in the capital, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130...
12:17, 07/03/2019

At least 40 dead after migrant detention centre in Libya hit by air strike: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said....
06:34, 07/03/2019

Migrant woman dies shortly after Border Patrol detention EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — A 40-year-old female migrant has died in Border Patrol custody shortly after she was apprehended while crossing the border from Mexico. A statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the Honduran woman was apprehend...
04:00, 06/05/2019

An Airstrike Hit a Migrant Detention Center in Libya, Killing at Least 40 People (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and wounding dozens, officials in the country’s U.N.-supported government said. The airstrike was likel...
13:51, 07/03/2019

Migrant kids moved to federal shelter over conditions at Border Patrol center Nearly 250 migrant children held in unsanitary conditions at a Border Patrol facility in Texas have been moved into the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a new report. The infants and children were housed at the cen...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Agents feared riots, armed themselves because of dire conditions at migrant facility, DHS report says WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The government’s own internal watchdog warned as far back as May that conditions at an El Paso, Texas, border station were so bad that border agents were arming themselves against possible riots, countering Friday’s assertion ...
07:51, 07/02/2019

250 young migrants living in atrocious conditions at Texas border facility: report About 250 migrant children and teens are being held in inhumane conditions at a Texas Border Patrol station — some walking around without diapers and going weeks without bathing, according to a report Friday. The disturbing details emerged following ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Wayfair employees walk out in protest over sales to migrant detention camps Workers at online furnishings retailer walk out from Boston HQ to demand company stops doing business with detention centersEmployees for the online furnishings retailer Wayfair began a walkout on Wednesday afternoon in protest against the sale of fu...
05:34, 06/27/2019

Air strike hits Tripoli migrant detention center, kills 40: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in the Tajoura suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said....
03:00, 07/03/2019

Canada pension fund quietly divests from US migrant detention firms CPPIB pulls investments in CoreCivic and Geo GroupUnannounced move follows Guardian report on holdingsOne of Canada’s biggest pension funds has quietly divested from two private prison operators responsible for the detention of thousands of migrants ...
19:17, 07/05/2019

Homeland Security: Tensions rising in crowded migrant detention facilities The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General released a report detailing severe crowding and escalating tensions between detainees and Border Patrol agents at five facilities in the Rio Grande Valley...
00:51, 07/04/2019

Amnesty International calls for closure of migrant child detention center Detention of several thousand children aged 13 to 17 at Homestead facility in Florida is ‘cruel and unlawful’, human rights group saysAmnesty International USA has called for a detention center for migrant children in Florida to be closed down and fo...
02:17, 07/18/2019

GOP Rep. Goes Full-Blown Truther In Appalling Child Migrant Detention Comments Texas Republican Rep. Michael Burgess has not visited the Border Patrol detention facility in Clint, TX, where children were reportedly kept in such poor condition that the government finally relocated hundreds of them to a new site. Nevertheless, in...
19:17, 06/25/2019

Wayfair Workers Plan Walkout Over Sales to Migrant Detention Facilities Some 500 Wayfair employees signed a letter asking the furniture giant to end business with a government contractor that operates shelters for migrant children....
02:17, 06/26/2019

Wayfair Employees Walking Out to Protest Company's Profiting From Migrant Detention Employees at the furniture retailer Wayfair are reportedly walking out on Wednesday in response to the company allegedly selling beds to a government contractor that is furnishing a migrant detention center at the border....
23:17, 06/25/2019

Before debate, Democrats visit children’s migrant shelter amid fresh fury over conditions The 2020 candidates visited an immigration shelter near the site of tonight’s first presidential debate, condemning President Trump’s immigration policies....
10:17, 06/27/2019

Premature baby found in detention at Texas Border Patrol facility Immigrant advocates argue this finding highlights the poor conditions and overcrowding at Border Patrol facilities.        ...
11:51, 06/14/2019

Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station after AP report of perilous conditions EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station after AP report of perilous conditions....
20:34, 06/24/2019

Migrants held in ‘horrifying’ conditions at Texas border facility: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez First-term Democratic Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter after leaving the main border patrol station in El Paso that she had seen women in cells with no water who had been told to drink out of toilets....
06:17, 07/02/2019

A US city cut ties with its troubled migrant detention center. That could make things even worse The decision could mean more business – and fewer rules – for the private company behind the Adelanto, California, siteThe immigration detention center in Adelanto, California, is flanked by industrial buildings, power lines and expansive mountain vi...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Wayfair CEOs Donate $100,000 to Red Cross As Hundreds Protest Migrant Detention Contract As promised, hundreds of Wayfair employees walked off their jobs on Wednesday afternoon in protest of the company’s decision to sell more than $200,000 in bedroom furniture to a contractor running a migrant detention center in Texas....
22:00, 06/26/2019

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters in Washington Tuesday....
07:17, 07/17/2019

As Wayfair Workers Protest Migrant Detention, the Specter of a Consumer Boycott Rises Employees and consumers, with the help of activist groups on social media, are targeting companies that are doing business with detention facilities for migrant children....
12:17, 06/27/2019

AOC's office denies claims that photos near migrant detention center were staged: report Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was mocked on social media over photographs of her being emotional that her critics say were visibly “staged” near a migrant detention facility in Texas....
11:17, 06/27/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez facing backlash for migrant detention centre comments Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is facing backlash after making comments comparing migrant detention centres to concentration camps....
07:00, 06/20/2019

Beto O'Rourke to visit Mexico and hold rally at Texas detention center Beto O'Rourke is set to visit Mexico on Sunday to meet with migrants in an effort to highlight the conditions facing those forced to wait outside the United States as they seek asylum....
00:17, 07/01/2019

House lawmakers hear emotional testimony from migrant mother whose daughter died after ICE detention House lawmakers on Wednesday heard emotional testimony from a Guatemalan woman seeking asylum in the United States whose two-year-old daughter contracted a lung infection while at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Texas and d...
02:17, 07/11/2019

‘All I have done, no credit!’ Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal President tweets ire at New York Times and opponents as agreement to avoid tariffs comes under scrutinyThe Trump administration was forced to defend its immigration agreement with Mexico on Sunday, amid reports that key provisions in the deal, forged...
20:00, 06/09/2019

US opens new child detention center in rural Texas after reports of overcrowding at border facilities Eric Gay/AP A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the US government's newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) s...
13:51, 07/11/2019

Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces barrage of lawmaker questions on migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan will face questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
13:51, 07/18/2019

Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy RICHMOND, Texas — A Texas sheriff said Friday he has apologized to New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts for the actions of a deputy who called the linebacker a “big, black male” during a March traffic stop but also defended the deputy for ...
00:17, 07/13/2019

Texas Border Agent Allegedly Sexually Harassed Mother of Child Held in Detention Center A border agent who worked at a child detention facility in Clint, TX allegedly sent harassing messages to the mother of a 12-year-old child who was detained where he worked, according to the Washington Post. The mother filed a complaint with Customs ...
15:17, 07/18/2019

A group of police officers shot a man dead after he was caught throwing incendiary devices at a migrant detention center Google Streetview A man died early Saturday morning after throwing incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Tacoma, Washington while armed with a rifle. The man, who has not been identified yet, died after four police officers arrived at the sc...
16:00, 07/14/2019

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
14:51, 05/29/2019

Trump administration defends pushing migrant asylum seekers back into Mexico Justice Department lawyers urged a federal appeals court to allow continuation of the Migrant Protection Protocols program, a critical aspect of Trump’s immigration policy....
18:51, 07/11/2019

Justice Department lawyer defends herself after viral video on child migrant treatment WASHINGTON — A Justice Department lawyer who argued in court that the federal government wasn’t legally required to provide soap and toothbrushes to detained migrant children in some conditions is defending herself after video of the exchange went vi...
07:34, 06/26/2019

Teenage Guatemalan migrant dies in Texas while in U.S. custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan migrant died in a Texas hospital while in the custody of the U.S. government on Wednesday after his health steadily declined due to a severe brain infection, according to officials from both countries....
04:34, 05/02/2019

US opens new mass shelter in Texas for migrant children The federal government is opening a new mass shelter for migrant children near the U.S-Mexico border and is considering housing children on three military bases to add 3,000 more beds to the overtaxed system in the coming weeks. Migrant children will...
00:51, 06/07/2019

Chants of ‘free the children now’ at Texas migrant facility CLINT, Texas (AP) — A group of people chanted “free the children now” as they brought water and diapers to the door of a facility in Texas where migrant children are being housed. The group gathered Thursday at the Border Patrol station i...
21:17, 06/27/2019

Texas High School Referee Who Was Very Racist On A Phone Call Defends Himself As A "Jokester" Who Watches BET The Texas Association of Sports Officials has suspended a longtime high school football referee for the 2019 season after audio surfaced of him being racist on a phone call. We’re talking “hard-R” racist....
00:00, 06/05/2019

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authorities said....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Border agent saves migrant mother, son from Texas bee attack BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas is credited with saving a migrant woman and her young son who were attacked and covered by thousands of bees. The agency said in a statement Friday that the agent was patrolling the Rio Gr...
20:17, 06/08/2019

Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said....
04:51, 05/18/2019

Migrant holding center in Texas temporarily closes after teen’s death US border agents temporarily closed a processing center in South Texas after a 16-year-old Guatemala boy who had been detained at the facility died after being diagnosed with the flu. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement late Tuesday tha...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Premature migrant baby found at Texas Border Patrol facility The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair and holding a bunched sweatshirt when an immigrant advocate met her at a crowded Border Patrol facility in Texas. She opened the sweatshirt and the advocate gasped. It was a tiny b...
21:51, 06/14/2019

Watchdog: El Paso, Texas, migrant processing center 'dangerously' overcrowded The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General found evidence of "dangerous overcrowding" at a Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso, Texas, a report released Friday indicates....
09:17, 06/01/2019

Emergency facility opens in South Texas to detain migrant teens The Carrizo Springs facility is at the site of a former camp for oilfield workers. Crews were working last week to remove mould spots and make repairs....
06:17, 07/02/2019

Two new tent cities open in Texas to handle influx of migrant families _____ DONNA, Texas — The dirt roads in the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge curve just beside the river as brush folds over the dry cracked dirt as far as the eye can see. It makes every road look exactly the same, which is partly why...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Migrant children held in Texas facility need access to doctors, says attorney ‘Inhumane’ conditions for detained children amount to ‘emergency public health crisis’, says attorney who visited centerHundreds of children at a migrant detention center in Texas are being held in “inhumane” conditions that amount to an “emergency p...
07:51, 07/08/2019

69-year-old 'anarchist' shot, killed after attacking Washington migrant detention center The attacker, Willem Van Spronsen, was accused of assaulting a police officer at the same detention facility in 2018.        ...
20:34, 07/14/2019

Immigration officials in Texas showcase huge new tents to house migrant families The vast air-conditioned tent complex in the town of Donna, Texas, includes access to showers, hot meals and cots.        ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Agents armed themselves amid fears of riots at Texas migrant station: report US government inspectors reviewing an El Paso, Texas, migrant station warned as far back as May that conditions were so bad that border agents were arming themselves for possible riots, according to a report. The findings in a report by the Departmen...
20:34, 07/01/2019

The Government’s Newest Holding Center for Migrant Children Opens in Rural Texas (CARRIZO SPRINGS, Texas) — A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government’s newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations, where complaints of ove...
03:51, 07/11/2019

Teenage migrant mother and premature baby 'held without proper care' in Texas Immigration advocate reports case of mother, 17, and child‘This baby should be in a tube [incubator] with a heart monitor’A migrant teen and her premature baby languished in a Texas border patrol facility after crossing the US-Mexico border, the infa...
08:00, 06/16/2019

'A kennel for dogs': Lawmakers hammer acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan over migrant detention facilities Acting DHS chief Kevin McAleenan faces questions on the separation of migrant families and conditions at overcrowded detention centers.        ...
02:34, 07/19/2019

Acting Border Protection Chief Will Step Down as Migrant Children Are Returned to Texas Facility The Trump administration says it is transferring the children back to a shelter in Clint, Tex., that had seen hundreds of children held in overcrowded and filthy conditions....
20:51, 06/25/2019

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

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says 'border guards treat migrants like animals' after Texas detention centre visits US border guards have been accused by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of treating migrant detainees like animals and forcing them to drink from toilets....
12:51, 07/02/2019

Hundreds of migrant children reportedly moved from Border Patrol facility in Texas following claims of neglect, mistreatment The U.S. government has reportedly moved migrant children from a Texas border facility after reports surfaced of children experiencing neglect and maltreatment....
06:17, 06/26/2019

More than 100 migrant children returned to 'horrific' Texas border station More than 100 migrant children have been returned to a "horrific" Texas border station just a day after being moved out, a US border official has confirmed....
02:00, 06/26/2019

Body of Texas police chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said.        ...
01:51, 06/10/2019

Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centers Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction....
08:51, 04/29/2019

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care For several decades, certain cancer centers have been allowed by the U.S. government to charge more for the care they give. A new study finds the care given at these centers isn't very different from that received at other top-notch facilities....
18:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. religious centers buy more insurance after raft of shootings U.S. religious centers are buying special insurance to protect them from the financial consequences of an armed intruder opening fire in their buildings....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook wants to help connect you with blood donation centers Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out of their day to do it.       ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Recycling Centers Roll Out AI-Trained Robots Recycling facilities are deploying artificial-intelligence-guided robots, which can sort streams of waste more quickly and accurately than human workers....
12:00, 07/05/2019

Shopping Centers Explore Facial Recognition As their struggle with store closings escalates, some U.S. mall owners and retailers are stepping up their use of technology that recognizes people’s faces but stops short of identifying and recording them....
05:51, 07/03/2019

Migrants Can Opt "Not To Come" If They Dislike Detentions Centers: Trump US President Donald Trump brushed off reports of overcrowding and squalid conditions in migrant detention centers Wednesday by saying the migrants can opt "not to come" to the United States....
07:00, 07/04/2019

Florida cracks down on dangerous plastic surgery centers South Florida’s obsession with beauty has made it a top destination for cheap plastic surgery – but it has also drawn a growing number of centers that exploit those seeking smaller waistlines or more noticeable assets. Now, the state is cracking down...
03:17, 07/13/2019

Pope appeals for evacuation of migrants from Libyan centers Pope Francis has appealed for the evacuation of women, children and sick migrants trapped in Libyan detention centers as soon as possible, through humanitarian corridors....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Istanbul mayoral election centers on fight against corruption Turkey's ruling party has been accused of using Istanbul city funds to benefit business contacts and the president's family. Now an opposition candidate for mayor is vowing to put an end to the nepotism ― if he can win....
19:51, 06/13/2019

Race to succeed UK PM May centers on 'no deal' Brexit battle The prospect of a "no deal" Brexit was fast becoming the central battle of the race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday, as environment minister Michael Gove became the latest candidate to declare....
15:00, 05/26/2019

U.S. aims to cut dialysis in centers, increase transplants by 2025 The Trump administration plans to change the way it pays for kidney disease treatments to favor lower cost care at home and transplants over the current standard, dialysis clinics, top health officials said on Wednesday during a press briefing....
17:34, 07/10/2019

Relentless Rains A Drag On Local Garden Centers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — June is usually an ideal month for planting, but the owner of a local garden center says that the consistent rain in the last week has not been good for business. “It has been difficult. The rain chases off the r...
00:17, 06/20/2019

Google to spend further 1 bln euros to build Dutch data centers Alphabet Inc.'s Google said on Monday it will invest an additional 1 billion euros ($1.14 billion) to build data centers in the Netherlands, including a new facility in Middenmeer....
16:51, 06/24/2019

China promises to ease foreign access to gas, call centers BEIJING (AP) — China promised Sunday to allow more foreign ownership of gas pipelines, call centers and some other businesses in the latest of a series of market-opening measures. The Communist Party has announced a series of tariff cuts and market-o...
13:17, 06/30/2019

Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the "intense transmission" of the second-worst epidemic of the virus on record....
21:34, 05/03/2019

Denver mayor runoff centers on fast growth, gentrification DENVER (AP) — Denver voters were turning in their ballots Tuesday in a mayoral runoff election characterized by a feisty debate over the city’s economic and population boom, a race pitting two-term incumbent Michael Hancock against urban develo...
19:34, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-MercadoLibre opens three new e-commerce distribution centers in LatAm Online marketplace MercadoLibre Inc is investing heavily in logistics in Latin America, opening three new distribution centers in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico this year to speed up deliveries amid stiff competition....
21:34, 06/04/2019

As U.S. heat wave breaks records, cooling centers offer relief With a record-breaking heat wave intensifying over much of the U.S. Midwest and East Coast through the weekend, it was a bad time for Annie McQueen's air conditioner to break down in her New York City apartment....
01:00, 07/22/2019

Google to spend further 1 billion euros to build Dutch data centers Alphabet Inc.'s Google said on Monday it will invest an additional 1 billion euros ($1.14 billion) to build data centers in the Netherlands, including a new facility in Middenmeer....
22:17, 06/24/2019

30 German mosques and cultural centers tied to Hezbollah: intel report The intelligence agency for the northern German city-state of Hamburg revealed in a hair-raising report on Monday that 30 mosques and cultural centers in the Federal Republic have ties to the US-classified terrorist organization Hezbollah....
20:34, 07/11/2019

Japan's Kagoshima city orders 600,000 residents into evacuation centers, safe areas due to heavy rains Japan's southern city of Kagoshima on Wednesday ordered its nearly 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas as torrential rains threatened landslides and other damage, said public broadcaster NHK....
04:34, 07/03/2019

'Somebody out there wants to hurt us': 3 arsons at 2 Jewish centers in 1 week rattles Boston suburbs Three arsons in one week in suburbs outside of Boston have put Jewish the Jewish community and others on edge.        ...
20:17, 05/18/2019

Father’s Day Forecast: Hot and dry conditions TUCSON – Monsoon 2019 kicked off this weekend but we aren’t expecting any rain this week. Conditions will be dry and temperatures will remain about average for mid-June standards this week. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at 102 degree...
15:34, 06/16/2019

MLB notebook: Rangers activate Pence from IL The Texas Rangers activated slugger Hunter Pence from the 10-day injured list on Tuesday and put him in the lineup to face the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks....
05:17, 07/17/2019

Pence says encouraged that Mexico is willing to do more on immigration Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was encouraged that Mexican officials were willing to do more to curb migration flows to the United States but it was up to President Donald Trump to decide if they went far enough to avert threatened tar...
05:51, 06/07/2019

Trump won’t say if he’ll endorse Pence for possible 2024 bid President Trump on Friday declined to say whether he would endorse Mike Pence — perhaps his most ardent supporter outside of his family — should he run for the White House in 2024. “Well, it’s — I love Mike, we are running again, you’re talking...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Medical conditions that cause muscle wasting Conditions that can cause muscle wasting include muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and spinal muscular atrophy. Treatment may include dietary changes and exercise. Learn more here....
01:00, 06/12/2019

Trump says he’d set no pre-conditions for talks with Iran President Trump said he won’t place pre-conditions on talks with Iran to end the standoff between the two countries but remains adamant that the Islamic Republic cannot become a nuclear power. Asked during an interview on NBC’s “Mee...
16:17, 06/23/2019

Thursday Forecast: Cool conditions on tap TUCSON – It’s going to be another cool day in Southern Arizona. This week’s second storm system passed through Arizona this morning, leaving behind cool conditions here in the Old Pueblo. Scattered sprinkles to light rain passed through ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

EU to clear without conditions $34 bln IBM, Red Hat deal - sources EU antitrust regulators are expected to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat without demanding concessions, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
18:51, 06/19/2019

'All she can do is cry' - US border camps conditions exposed Conditions inside US border facilities have been described as "perilous", as the outcry from image of a father and his daughter, who drowned trying to get into the US, continues to dominate US politics....
06:34, 06/27/2019

Uber drivers strike over pay and conditions Protests take place in UK, US, Brazil and Australia as ride-hailing app prepares for stock market debutUber drivers have gone on strike in the UK, US and other countries including Brazil and Australia to demand better pay and conditions ahead of the ...
19:17, 05/08/2019

VP Mike Pence To Visit Lexington Friday LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)- Vice President Mike Pence will make a pit stop in Lexington on Friday. The Vice President will make a stop at Hallway Feeds on Loudon Avenue, store management confirms. Pence previously visited the Bluegrass in March to stump...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Pence: U.S. talks to continue, Mexico must do more on immigration U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said U.S.-Mexico talks would continue on Thursday, and reiterated President Donald Trump's assessment that Mexico must do more to curb immigration at the border between the two nations....
15:17, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Pence says Mexico tariffs still set for Monday WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Mexican-U.S. talks on President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is “encouraged” by Mexico’s latest proposals to head off U.S. tariffs by stepping u...
00:51, 06/07/2019

Trump: ‘Surprise’ question about Pence led him to hesitate WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hesitated when asked about endorsing Vice President Mike Pence for a possible presidential run in 2024 because the question was a “surprise.” Trump recently was asked about Pence by Fox New...
18:51, 06/23/2019

Uhhhhhhh What the Hell Is Happening With Mike Pence Right Now Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a scheduled event in New Hampshire today and stayed in Washington D.C. Why? We don’t know, but we do know, according to the White House, that there’s “no cause for concern.” That’s about it....
10:00, 07/03/2019

Pence honors the fallen at Arlington cemetery Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces, thanking their loved ones in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and acknowledging that for them "every day is Memorial Day." (May 27)    ...
21:17, 05/28/2019

Former GOP Congressman Calls for Impeachment of Trump and Pence Small cracks are starting to appear in what until now has been a fortified wall of GOP support for President Donald Trump on the impeachment question....
06:34, 05/26/2019

VP Mike Pence says Mexico tariffs still set for Monday Vice President Mike Pence says they are "encouraged" by Mexico's latest proposals to head off tariffs by stepping up efforts to halt illegal immigration at the southern border. But at this point, tariffs still are set to take effect Monday. (Jun...
01:51, 06/07/2019

Pence met with ‘I Like Mike’ students at Taylor University Vice President Mike Pence was met with a handful of Taylor University students walking out during his commencement address Saturday but he also got a chance to meet with a group that wanted to show the majority of students on campus are fans of the f...
18:00, 05/20/2019

UN rights chief ‘appalled’ by conditions in US for migrants The U.N.’s human rights chief has challenged Trump administration policies and said she is “appalled” by the conditions facing detained migrants and refugees in the United States...
08:17, 07/09/2019

Fourth of July Forecast: Dry and hot conditions persist TUCSON – High pressure shifted to the southwest, and this is importing dry air into our region. This is why we are going to have dry conditions this afternoon and evening. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 103 degrees under mostly sunny...
22:17, 07/04/2019

Uber drivers in UK cities strike over pay and conditions Drivers to take part in global protest on eve of ride-hailing app’s flotation on stock marketHundreds of Uber drivers in Britain are to go on strike as part of an international protest against pay and conditions on the eve of the ride-hailing app’s s...
05:34, 05/08/2019

Thousands march on May Day to demand better working conditions A major South Korean umbrella trade union also issued a joint statement with a North Korean workers’ organization calling for the Koreas to push ahead with engagement commitments made during a series of inter-Korean summits last year.  &#...
12:00, 05/01/2019

PGA stars discuss Open Championship course conditions What I'm Hearing: Golfweek's Steve DiMeglio is on hand at the Open Championship and spoke to Tiger Woods, Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott about the playing conditions at Royal Portrush.        ...
19:51, 07/15/2019

Conditions for Children Detained at the Border are Still Horrific Detention centers at the border have been under increasing scrutiny in past weeks, with lawyers and advocates telling stories of appalling conditions for the children and families held there. A new report from the Associated Press—published as the Ho...
15:00, 06/28/2019

How doctors got it wrong: 3 'conditions' they no longer recognize Historically, doctors have got things wrong and, occasionally, very much so. In this Spotlight feature, we look at three no longer recognized 'conditions.'...
22:00, 07/12/2019

Market conditions blamed as £3.3bn London IPO suspended Reinsurance giant Swiss Re has suspended plans for a £3.3bn London stock market flotation of its subsidiary ReAssure, blaming "heightened caution" among investors....
14:34, 07/11/2019

2 housekeepers sue Dr. Dre, alleging poor work conditions Hip Hop mogul Dr. Dre and his wife are being sued by two housekeepers who claim the couple created a restrictive work environment by failing to provide meal and rest breaks, among other labor code violations....
01:51, 06/20/2019

Pence dodges saying climate change is threat to the country WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence won’t say whether climate change is a threat to the United States. On Sunday the vice president sat down with CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” Tapper pointed to an assessment made by the Director...
02:51, 06/24/2019

Pence meets with Mexican delegation but tariffs seem inevitable now Vice President Mike Pence was to meet with Mexican diplomats Wednesday to avert an economic crisis as President Donald Trump's threatens to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports....
06:17, 06/06/2019

Pence tours Oklahoma flood damage, pledges help Vice President Mike Pence traveled to storm and flood-ravaged Oklahoma Tuesday, pledging to rebuild parts of the state damaged by flooding. (June 4)        ...
01:17, 06/05/2019

Silent accomplice or quiet plotter: what does Mike Pence really want? Some say the vice-president, who has harboured White House ambitions since he was 16, is motivated by a desire for powerIn his home state, Mike Pence gazed out at the massed ranks of the National Rifle Association.“I know we’re going to keep on winni...
12:17, 05/04/2019

Pence in Canada as he looks to build momentum on trade deal OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Canada as he looks to build momentum to get a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico passed. The visit comes after President Donald Trump removed steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and ...
17:51, 05/30/2019

Pence visits black churches burned in Louisiana Vice President Mike Pence visited St. Landry Parish in Louisiana, where three Baptist churches with predominately black congregations were set ablaze by an arsonist. (May 3)        ...
02:34, 05/04/2019

Mike Pence calls West Point grads the ‘best of the best’ WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has told the graduating class of the U.S. Military Academy that they are “the best of the best.” Pence told the West Point graduates Saturday that as they accept “the mantle of leade...
19:34, 05/25/2019

Pence says move to bar rainbow flags outside U.S. embassies was ‘the right decision’ In an interview with NBC News, the vice president defended the Trump administration’s decision, saying that “one flag should fly, and that’s the American flag.”...
08:51, 06/11/2019

VP Pence to visit black church burned by arsonist OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has come to Louisiana to show his support for members of three black churches burned by an arsonist. Pence arrived Friday and is scheduled to meet with community leaders and parishioners of the three ch...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Pence in Canada to build momentum for trade deal Vice President Mike Pence was in the Canadian capital hoping to build momentum to pass a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico. (May 30)        ...
01:34, 05/31/2019

Pence Whines to Liberty Grads About How Oppressed Christians Are Being male, white, Republican, and Christian in the United States in 2019 is a difficult road marked by attacks, discrimination, and bullying. That’s the worldview held by Vice President Mike Pence, which he shared on Saturday during a commencement a...
19:17, 05/12/2019

Pence: U.S. Navy hospital ship to help displaced Venezuelans Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday that a U.S. Navy hospital ship will set sail to relieve pressure from the strain of increase in displaced Venezuelans....
21:34, 06/18/2019

Vice President Pence: U.S. does not seek war with Iran, but will not back down U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday that the United States is willing to talk to Iran about its nuclear program and does not seek war, but said President Donald Trump's administration is prepared to protect U.S. interests and lives....
18:00, 07/08/2019

Pence to promote trade accord in Kentucky visit FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is returning to Kentucky to promote the U.S-Mexico-Canada trade accord and attend a Kentucky Derby eve party. A White House official says the vice president will tour a small business in Lexington, Kent...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Banged-up Rangers OF: Pence joins Gallo on IL, Mazara out ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have placed outfielder Hunter Pence on the 10-day injured list with a right groin strain. Texas made the move before its series opener at home against Cleveland on Monday night, a day after Pence got hurt. He...
03:51, 06/18/2019

Canada's Trudeau to discuss 'backsliding' on abortion with VP Pence Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday he would raise his concerns about "backsliding" on women's rights in the United States and elsewhere when he meets U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, one of the most prominent American abortion op...
02:17, 05/30/2019

VP Pence says he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Guaido U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said he talked to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido by phone on Wednesday and called again for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to go....
02:17, 05/30/2019

Pence says new satellites will boost storm surge warnings MIAMI (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says the National Hurricane Center will improve its storm surge warnings this season thanks to three new satellites. After touring the center in Miami on Tuesday, Pence also said that for the first time the cent...
03:51, 06/26/2019

Dozens protest Pence at Taylor University commencement UPLAND, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction. The Indianapolis...
20:17, 05/18/2019

Pence hits inside-the-park HR, Rangers beat Red Sox 9-5 BOSTON (AP) — Hunter Pence hit a stand-up, inside-the-park home run and the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 9-5 Tuesday night after both managers were ejected. Ariel Jurado (4-2) struck out six while pitching six innings of three-run ball, and ...
05:34, 06/12/2019

Saturday Forecast: Below average temperatures and breezy conditions TUCSON – May continues to bring us below average temperatures, thanks to the low pressure systems that have brought wind and cooler temperatures. Models showed another system approaching the region Sunday and tracking through the area into Mond...
06:34, 05/26/2019

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for your health. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University analyzed the Facebook statuses...
22:51, 06/18/2019

AI that spots inequality could monitor living conditions in cities An algorithm that can detect inequality in cities from Google Street View images, could be used to monitor projects aimed at improving living conditions...
18:51, 04/28/2019

'Come on man, what's that about?': Cummings assails DHS chief over border facility conditions House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings ripped into the acting head of Homeland Security Thursday, upbraiding Kevin McAleenan over the conditions of detention facilities for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Maryland Democrat got emotional whi...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Degrading conditions in Iraqi jails 'could radicalise prisoners' Photos show overcrowding at Isis detention centres as concern grows over legal processPhotos have surfaced of overcrowded and “degrading” conditions in Iraqi detention centres used to hold thousands of men, women and children with suspected links to ...
19:17, 07/05/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead - France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday....
12:34, 07/17/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead: France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday....
16:17, 07/17/2019

Tuesday Forecast: Expect sunny and dry conditions this week TUCSON – We won’t see a lot of changes over the next seven days. Conditions will be dry and temperatures will remain about average for mid-June standards this week. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at 100 degrees under plenty of s...
16:17, 06/18/2019

Terms and Conditions: TIME’s 2019 Best Inventions Search PARTICIPATION IN THIS COMPETITION CONSTITUTES PARTICIPANT ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. TIME’s 2019 Best Inventions Search (the “Search”) is a skills competition; chance will play no part in determ...
22:34, 05/14/2019

Audit finds appalling conditions in NYC preschool classrooms Dozens of safety hazards have been found in New York City preschools, including missing window and radiator guards, barbed wire fences, toxic cleaning chemicals and expired fire extinguishers. One tot enrolled in a pre-K required stitches after his h...
20:51, 06/07/2019

Livongo's smartwatch tie-in is made for managing chronic conditions Livongo, a digital health platform for people with chronic conditions like diabetes, is now available for wearables. The company announced on Wednesday that it is integrating with a number of major smartwatches, including Fibit, Apple Watch and Samsu...
13:17, 06/27/2019

PGA Championship: Tiger Woods discusses soggy conditions What I'm Hearing: Golfweek's Steve DiMeglio spoke with Tiger Woods and the four-time PGA Championship winner discussed the harsh conditions currently plaguing Bethpage Black in Long Island.        ...
01:51, 05/14/2019

Patients' drug costs surge for some neurologic conditions (Reuters Health) - Many patients with neurologic disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease have seen steep increases in their out-of-pocket costs for drugs in recent years, a U.S. study suggests....
02:51, 05/02/2019

El Niño seen transitioning to neutral weather conditions in Aug.-Sept The El Niño weather pattern is likely to transition into ENSO-neutral conditions in the next month or two, a U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday....
19:00, 07/11/2019

Bad Weather Conditions Halt Search Ops For Missing AN-32 Plane Airborne search operations to locate the missing AN-32 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force could not be carried out today due to bad weather conditions....
19:17, 06/09/2019

Sunday Forecast: Mostly dry conditions with seasonable daytime heat TUCSON – Typical mid June heat for the most part with strong high pressure off the west coast as well as over central Mexico. 68 degrees Sunday night. Monday will start out partly cloudy and clear out by the afternoon with 101 degrees for the h...
04:00, 06/17/2019

Hot conditions across United States put people, animals at risk Temperatures at or above 100 degrees will create dangers for more adults, children and animals across parts of the United States in the days leading up to Independence Day....
07:51, 06/30/2019

Pakistan presents budget meeting IMF conditions for bailout Pakistan's finance minister has presented the new federal budget to Parliament, proposing additional taxes and increasing electricity and gas tariffs to meet IMF conditions for getting a $6 billion bailout....
18:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. Open starts in cool conditions as big names limber up Sam Saunders, grandson of golf great Arnold Palmer, hit the first tee shot from the first hole as the U.S. Open began on a cool morning on the Monterey Peninsula on Thursday....
19:00, 06/13/2019

Amazon staff will strike during Prime Day over working conditions While Amazon is busy hyping up this year's Prime Day extravaganza, its workers will be drawing attention to more serious issues than price cuts. Staff at a warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota will hold six hours of strikes on July 15th (the start o...
00:34, 07/09/2019

IMF Approves USD 6 billion Loan For Pakistan With Tough Conditions The IMF has approved a three-year USD 6 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan with tough conditions to address its balance of payment crisis and help the country's ailing economy return to......
16:51, 07/04/2019

Disney heiress says employees unhappy with working conditions A Disney heiress claims that she went undercover at Disneyland, and says she wasn’t happy with what she saw. In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney described meeting with Disneyland employees to better understand their g...
01:17, 07/16/2019

The Latest: Unsealed file contains Smollett bail conditions CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a judge’s order unsealing the file from actor Jussie Smollett’s criminal case (all times local): 5:35 p.m. The file that a judge unsealed in Jussie Smollett’s criminal case includes documents from when t...
01:34, 05/24/2019

Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions The Afghan government this month released 490 Taliban fighters and commanders from its prisons, as part of a goodwill gesture to persuade the militant group to come to the table for direct talks with the Ashraf Ghani-led administration. A total of 88...
20:51, 06/14/2019

Motorcycling: Marquez braves wet conditions to take pole in France Honda's world champion Marc Marquez took pole position for the French Grand Prix after overcoming crashes in rainy conditions during practice and qualifying at Le Mans on Saturday....
16:51, 05/18/2019

Footage reveals chickens in 'horrifying conditions' at big UK producer Secret filming at three Moy Park farms in Lincolnshire shows birds that are lame, struggling to breathe and surrounded by carcasses One of the UK’s biggest chicken producers has been keeping chickens in cramped conditions on three farms in Lincolnshi...
16:51, 06/25/2019

Monday Forecast: Expect cooler conditions this afternoon TUCSON – How do the low 70s sound? A storm system is passing to our north today, which will leave behind much cooler temperatures across Southern Arizona. Today’s forecast high will only reach 70 degrees in Tucson. Across Southern Arizona, tem...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for the EU not to send asylum-seekers back to the country....
02:51, 07/16/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 billion, with shares set at $45 and the company valued at $82.4 billion. This comes amid outcry over Ub...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Etihad interested in re-investing in India's Jet subject to conditions Etihad Airways is interested in re-investing in embattled Indian carrier Jet Airways for a minority stake, subject to certain conditions, a spokesman for the Middle Eastern carrier said on Friday....
15:51, 05/10/2019

U.S. judge rejects 'El Chapo' request for better jail conditions A U.S. judge has rejected Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's request for better conditions at the Manhattan jail where the convicted Mexican drug lord awaits sentencing, after prosecutors said the request might be part of an effort to escape....
23:51, 06/04/2019

Amazon employees in Minneapolis are fighting for better conditions. And it’s working Workers have banded together to improve wages, transit and housing, and acting like their own unionOn 15 July 2019 Amazon fulfillment workers outside Minneapolis in the suburb of Shakopee walked off the job for six hours, joining workers across Europ...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Whole Foods workers say conditions declined after Amazon takeover Employees described increasing pressure to push Amazon Prime deals and memberships, understaffing and increased workloadsSince being bought by Amazon two years ago, employees at Whole Foods say their working conditions have declined markedly amid inc...
09:34, 07/16/2019

Deal: Get a free iPhone 8 from AT&T (terms and conditions apply) The last time AT&T offered a free Apple iPhone, it was the old and rather inexpensive iPhone SE that could have been yours for $0 in certain conditions. For a limited time, AT&T is now offering a newer and more valuable iPhone model for free - the iP...
01:34, 06/05/2019

Grads walk out before Mike Pence’s commencement speech in Indiana Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction....
03:51, 05/19/2019

Pence Honors Fallen Service Members At Arlington Cemetery Vice President Mike Pence places a wreath in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Vice Preside...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Pence’s plane called back to Washington over unspecified ‘emergency’ Vice President Mike Pence’s airplane was called back to Washington and a scheduled event in New Hampshire was canceled over an unspecified emergency. “Something came up that required the @VP to remain in Washington, DC. It’s no cause for ...
19:00, 07/02/2019

The Latest: Pence says US working to reach China trade deal GLYNDON, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to Minnesota to tout a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the Trump administration is working “hour by ho...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Mike Pence tells US military graduates: you should expect to see combat ‘Some of you will join the fight against radical Islamic terrorists’Pence hints at possible military intervention in VenezuelaVice-President Mike Pence has told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the US Military Academy the world is ...
03:17, 05/26/2019

Hunter Pence’s crazy inside-the-park homer wrecks Red Sox BOSTON — Hunter Pence sprinted through his 14th homer of the season, although there was probably no need to hurry. Pence hit a stand-up, inside-the-park home run and the Texas Rangers beat Boston 9-5 Tuesday night, capitalizing when the Red Sox unrav...
10:17, 06/12/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who broke with Maduro: Pence Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday that the United States has lifted sanctions on Venezuelan General Manuel Cristopher Figuera, the former chief of the South American country's intelligence service, who last week turned against President Nicol...
22:34, 05/07/2019

Mike Pence repeatedly refuses to say climate crisis is a threat to US Trump VP resists direct questioning in CNN interviewEPA moved this week to roll back Obama Clean Power PlanAt the end of a week in which the Trump administration rolled back Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, Mike Pence declined repeated invitations to...
22:00, 06/23/2019

Pence coming to Minnesota to plug trade with Mexico, Canada FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence plans two tour stops in Minnesota to talk about the stalled trade deal with Mexico and Canada. He’s likely to hear differing opinions on part of the plan to replace NAFTA. Pence is scheduled to begin...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Pence pinch-hit slam, Rangers rally past Pirates 9-6 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Hunter Pence connected for a pinch-hit grand slam in the eighth inning and Isiah Kiner-Falefa drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth as the Texas Rangers rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-6 on Wednesday. The Rangers trailed 6-2 ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Pence still won’t divulge reason for abrupt NH trip cancellation: ‘I can’t discuss it’ Vice President Pence said Friday he still “can’t discuss” the reason for his mysterious, last-minute decision earlier this month to abandon plans to fly to New Hampshire and instead return to the White House....
02:00, 07/13/2019

Pence urges spending to repair well-worn U.S. national parks Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars in federal energy revenues for repairs to aging facilities at America's national parks....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Pence calls US ban on flying LGBTQ flags from embassies 'the right decision' Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's decision to prohibit American embassies from flying LGBT flags on their flagpoles to commemorate LGBTQ Pride Month, saying in a new interview that only the American flag should fly in that...
01:34, 06/12/2019

VP Pence praises members of black churches torched by arson Speaking in front of the remains of an African American church in Louisiana torched by an arsonist, Vice President Mike Pence says attacks on communities of faith have become "all too frequent."...
00:34, 05/04/2019

U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer -Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
21:00, 05/30/2019

White House's Refusal to Say What Happened With Mike Pence Is Getting Really Weird Speaking outside the White House on Wednesday morning, a top staffer for Vice President Mike Pence said he “can’t talk about” why Pence abruptly—and without much explanation—canceled a trip to New Hampshire to stay in Washington earlier this month....
18:17, 07/10/2019

US Doesn't Seek War With Iran, But Won't Back Down: Vice President Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday that the United States is prepared to protect U.S. personnel and citizens in the Middle East as tensions build with Iran over its nuclear program....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Pence in Canada to talk to Trudeau about trade, China and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence touched down in Ottawa on Thursday to talk to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about ratification of the new North American trade agreement and the two countries' dispute with China....
18:34, 05/30/2019

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malign influence" on Venezuela's political crisis....
02:34, 05/31/2019

Pence communications director leaving for Lockheed Martin post Jarrod Agen has worked in the vice president’s office since the beginning of the Trump administration and had hoped to become chief of staff, a job that went to longtime Pence loyalist Marc Short instead....
00:17, 06/18/2019

Pence calls Trump's ban on pride flags at US embassies 'the right decision' Administration stopped US embassies flying LGBTQ flag‘When it comes to the flagpole … one American flag flies’Vice-President Mike Pence has defended the Trump administration’s decision to prohibit US embassies from flying the rainbow pride flag on th...
21:51, 06/11/2019

Pence pledges return to moon at Apollo 11 anniversary event Emotion filled astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday as he stood on the launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center — the exact same spot where his historic space mission blasted off 50 years ago. “Nostalgia came over me today,” Aldrin tweeted with a photo...
09:17, 07/21/2019

Some in media sound alarm on Trump not yet endorsing Pence in 2024 Several members of the media believe there's "trouble in paradise" between President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence after Trump refrained from offering his endorsement to his running mate in 2024....
02:51, 06/15/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence abruptly cancels trip to New Hampshire U.S. Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a planned trip to New Hampshire on Tuesday after being called back to the White House for an unspecified reason, White House officials said....
22:00, 07/02/2019

Pence puts off China speech ahead of Trump-Xi talks The decision came a week ahead of what could be pivotal talks between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan about tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of each other's goods....
19:51, 06/21/2019

Pence pays homage to Lugar, symbol of a pre-Trump era of GOP internationalism The vice president mentioned his boss just once in a speech that exemplified his uneasy role in reassuring traditional Republicans while not distancing himself from the president....
22:34, 05/15/2019

Pence tells West Point military graduates they will certainly see combat "It is a virtual certainty that you will fight on a battlefield for America at some point in your life," U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said. "You will lead soldiers in combat. It will happen. Some of you may even be called upon to serve in this hemi...
10:00, 05/26/2019

When Italy closed its ports to migrants, tiny Malta took them instead. With conditions. Italy’s restrictive immigration policies appear to be forcing Malta into a moral and political reckoning over whether to take a harder line on migration....
00:17, 07/10/2019

IOC inspectors face report on tough Olympic work conditions IOC inspectors are in Tokyo and will face a recent report and tough working conditions at some Tokyo Olympic venues.        ...
07:51, 05/21/2019

Ocasio-Cortez calls conditions at border facility 'horrifying' Congresswoman said people were ‘drinking out of toilets’ and denounced alleged sexual threats by CBP officers towards herFollow the latest in US politics – liveFollowing a visit to a migrant detention center in Texas on Monday, the New York congressw...
03:00, 07/02/2019

New York Times op-ed calls out 'unlivable' conditions in Democratic-led cities A New York Times opinion piece is calling attention to the "unlivable" conditions in many American cities, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's hometown of San Francisco. ...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Miami airport workers fighting for better conditions face retaliation Employees for Eulen America say their hours are being cut after discussing worker treatment at a roundtable with local politiciansFor seven years, Leila Benitez has worked as a cabin cleaner at Miami international airport for the Spain-based contract...
10:17, 05/17/2019

Humanitarian conditions in northwest Syria at ‘crisis point’: aid groups Some 70 aid groups called for an immediate end to the fighting. They said that the violence has displaced an estimated 180,000 people in the last two weeks alone....
03:17, 05/18/2019

US briefing: Border facility conditions, Antarctic ice and Hong Kong Tuesday’s top story: Democrats describe ‘horrifying’ conditions at Texas migrant detention facility. Plus, the rise of the CEO as social justice warriorSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s e...
21:51, 07/02/2019

Bernie Sanders' Staff Union Demands Better Working Conditions Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign staff is apparently engaged in their very own fight for $15, according to the Washington Post. Due to overwork, the staffers, who are one of only a few unionized campaign staffs, say they are making less tha...
07:17, 07/19/2019

Unions lobby investors to press Amazon over UK working conditions GMB tells shareholders that warehouse workers endure targets that cause sufferingTrade unions are lobbying City investors to put pressure on Amazon to improve conditions for its workers in the UK.At a meeting at the TUC’s head office this month the G...
09:34, 05/20/2019

Kids Held By Border Patrol Describe Disturbing Conditions CLINT, Texas (AP) — In a tiny Texas town about a half-hour drive from El Paso, a nondescript Border Patrol station operated for six years primarily as a hub for agents on patrol, drawing little scrutiny from immigration attorneys who have been loud...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Germany aims to use strict law to improve work conditions in Africa Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berlin wants to change that....
21:17, 05/10/2019

Golf: Tougher conditions at U.S. Open as early wave heads out The U.S. Open birdie-fest looked ready to come to an end as cool, overcast conditions greeted the morning wave at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Friday, with overnight leader Justin Rose and Tiger Woods out on the course....
18:51, 06/14/2019

Farmers Stockpiling Corn in Response to Tough Growing Conditions Following a spring planting season of relentless rain, some farmers are opting to sit on their unsold grain, banking it against a potentially diminished harvest this fall—and the possibility of still-higher prices ahead....
21:00, 07/11/2019

Disney slams claims by family heiress about working conditions The Walt Disney Co. has called scathing claims by a family heiress about worker conditions at Disneyland “a gross and unfair exaggeration of the facts.” In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney, 59, described going underco...
01:17, 07/18/2019

New federal rule aims to help cover meds for chronic conditions People with heart disease, osteoporosis and depression may be able to save money treating those conditions if their insurance companies decide to opt-in on a new federal rule....
00:17, 07/18/2019

ICE chief faults Democrats for ‘unsafe’ conditions at border facilities The acting ICE director acknowledged that migrant children are being housed in “unsafe” conditions at the border but blamed congressional Democrats for holding up funding that would allow the administration to correct the situation. ̶...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Iran will continue exporting oil under any conditions: Iranian foreign minister  Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday....
10:00, 07/14/2019

New report ranks Arizona in bottom five states in conditions for kids ARIZONA- Nearly three in ten children in Arizona live in homes where no parent has a stable, full-time job, according to the latest KIDS COUNT report. The report finds that Arizona ranks in the bottom five states in condition for kids. KIDS COUNT Dat...
05:51, 06/19/2019

Take it easy: central bank U-turns loosen financial conditions Rate cut bets and rallying equity and bond markets are feeding into a gradual loosening of financial market conditions that could potentially send world growth ticking higher by the end of the year,......
18:51, 07/18/2019

Mike Pence honors vets, Gold Star families on Memorial Day Vice President Mike Pence on Monday laid a traditional wreath at Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate Memorial Day and praised those Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice, along with those they left behind. “Today on Memorial Day, we honor ...
21:00, 05/27/2019

1st Woman To Land On Moon Will Be American: US Vice President Mike Pence The United States is planning another space mission to the moon, Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday, asserting that the first woman to land on Earth's natural satellite will be an American....
06:17, 05/07/2019

Pence called back to DC for unspecified emergency, cancels New Hampshire visit Vice President Pence was called back to Washington on Tuesday for what was initially described as an emergency, as he canceled a planned visit to New Hampshire. ...
19:34, 07/02/2019

Vice President Pence cancels NH trip, goes to White House: 'No cause for alarm' Vice President Mike Pence abruptly cancelled a scheduled event in New Hampshire, and was at the White House. "Something came up ...It's no cause for alarm," his spokeswoman said....
19:34, 07/02/2019

Mexico’s Top Diplomat to Meet With Pence in Effort to Avoid Trump Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
17:00, 06/05/2019

Vice President Mike Pence Launches a ‘Latinos for Trump’ Coalition (MIAMI) — Vice President Mike Pence told a Latino crowd Tuesday that President Trump has been “a great champion of Latino and Hispanic Americans,” touting the president’s economic policies while warning Democrats want to bring...
18:51, 06/26/2019

'This is tough stuff': Pence visits caged, unwashed, overcrowded migrants Men say they have been held for 40 days and want to brush teethVice-president claims migrants are ‘in good shape’Controversy continued on Saturday over Mike Pence’s visit to a detention facility on the Texas border, in which the vice-president said a...
18:34, 07/13/2019

Mike Pence joins Trump in calling for interest rate cuts Vice President Mike Pence joined the chorus of Trump administration officials calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. “I think it might be time for us to consider lowering interest rates,” Pence said in an interview with CNBC Friday. Pe...
04:34, 05/04/2019

Mike Pence to visit heads of burned black Louisiana churches Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit with community and faith leaders near Opelousas, Louisiana, where three black churches were destroyed by an arsonist....
11:34, 05/02/2019

Maduro providing a 'safe haven' for Iranian terrorists in the West, Pence says Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro is partnering with Iran to establish a beachhead for terrorist groups in the Western Hemisphere, Vice President Mike Pence warned Tuesday....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Vice President Mike Pence in Oklahoma to tour flood damage TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence and his wife have arrived in Oklahoma to see areas damaged by severe flooding. Pence and second lady Karen Pence arrived in Tulsa on Tuesday afternoon and plan to visit a food bank and people cleaning up ...
21:00, 06/04/2019

‘Every Day Is Memorial Day.’ Mike Pence Honors Fallen Soldiers and Their Families at Arlington (ARLINGTON, Va.) — Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces, thanking their loved ones in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and acknowledging that for them “every day is Memorial Day.&#...
03:34, 05/28/2019

Falwell calls Trump/Pence most faith-friendly White House 'ever’ On the eve of Vice President Mike Pence’s commencement address at Liberty University, school President Jerry Falwell Jr. declared the Trump-Pence White House the most faith-friendly team ever....
22:17, 05/10/2019

Mexican officials to meet Pence in last-ditch talks to avert tariffs Mexican officials will seek to persuade the White House in talks hosted by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that their government has done enough to stem immigration and avoid looming tariffs....
09:17, 06/05/2019

Exclusive: Pence to offer 'carrots' to Venezuela military, warnings to judges U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is set on Tuesday to offer new incentives to Venezuela's military to turn against President Nicolas Maduro, responding to an attempted uprising that fizzled out last week, a senior administration official told Reuters....
04:00, 05/07/2019

Pence puts off China speech sequel ahead of Trump-Xi talks U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday called off a planned China speech that had been cast as a sequel to a blistering broadside he delivered in October to avoid exacerbating tensions with Beijing before summit talks next week, a White House offic...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Taylor University president resigns after hosting Pence as commencement speaker Taylor University President Paul Lowell Haines has resigned from the nondenominational Christian university a month after it hosted Vice President Mike Pence as commencement speaker....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Justin Trudeau, Mike Pence discuss trade deal in Ottawa Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that the U.S.-Canada relationship has "never been stronger," less than a year after a trade tiff had chilled the allies' historically warm ties. (May 30)        ...
22:17, 05/30/2019

Karen Pence said her daughter-in-law is teaching her how to divvy up housework with the vice president AP Photo/Alex Brandon Second Lady Karen Pence opened up about her marriage, as well as her son's, while speaking about being an advocate for military families. Her son, Michael Pence, Jr., married his wife Sarah in December 2016 after meeting while...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Mike Pence and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rally Christians for Trump Vice President Mike Pence lashed Democratic opponents and touted President Trump's record during an annual summit of evangelical supporters of Israel in an address that saw the policy and lobbying conference double as a campaign rally....
01:00, 07/09/2019

Pence and Trudeau talk trade, China, abortion during Canada visit The vice president expressed optimism for the North American trade deal and tried to put a more positive spin on U.S.-Canada ties, which have soured under President Trump....
02:34, 05/31/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ almost gave Mike Pence a battle-scene shoutout “Game of Thrones” gave Vice President Mike Pence an unexpected shoutout in the bloodsoaked Battle of Winterfell episode. D.B. Weiss, the co-creator of the HBO series, divulged the unlikely mention from actor Jacob Anderson, who plays Grey Worm, in Su...
23:34, 05/03/2019

Pence’s Border Trip Illustrates Conflicting Messages About Detained Migrants The Trump administration largely concedes that adult detainees experience grueling conditions in federal custody. But it also wants to appear sensitive to migrant children....
02:51, 07/16/2019

Pence: U.S. ready to protect its interests as Iran makes nuclear threats U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday that the United States is prepared to protect U.S. personnel and citizens in the Middle East as tensions build with Iran over its nuclear program....
21:17, 07/08/2019

Mike Pence praises West Point cadets, Trump at ceremony Vice President Mike Pence praised West Point’s 985 graduating cadets – along with his boss – at their commencement ceremony Saturday. “This is a class full of amazing Americans,” he said. “You are, as the president likes to say, the best of the...
02:34, 05/26/2019

Mike Pence demands probe into alleged FBI spying on Trump campaign Vice President Mike Pence on Friday demanded a probe of the FBI for allegedly spying on the Trump campaign in 2016 — calling a report that the bureau sent an undercover agent to gather information from adviser George Papadopoulos “very troubling.” “W...
21:51, 05/03/2019

On White House Policy Issues, Pence Plays the Role of Decoder With President Trump often speaking in the broadest of strokes, many times it is left to Vice President Mike Pence to try to make the sales pitch and bring clarity....
15:17, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer -Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
21:51, 05/30/2019

Canada's Trudeau, U.S. VP Pence meet to talk trade, China and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is flying to Ottawa on Thursday to talk to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about ratification of the new North American trade agreement and the two countries' dispute with China....
17:00, 05/30/2019

Trump rules out dumping Mike Pence as 2020 running mate President Trump on Wednesday said he’s sticking with Vice President Mike Pence as his 2020 running mate, ruling out dumping him for former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley. “I love Nikki. She’s endorsed me. She’s my friend. She’s a part of my ca...
19:17, 06/26/2019

Mike Pence says Ilhan Omar ‘chooses socialism’ after her Venezuela comments Vice President Mike Pence panned Rep. Ilhan Omar for picking “socialism over freedom” by blaming the US for the crisis in Venezuela. “As Venezuelans take to the streets to stand for their freedom against an oppressive dictator, Democrat Congresswoman...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Journalist released after 15 months in ICE detention A Memphis journalist who was arrested while covering an immigration protest and detained by US immigration officials for more than 15 months has been released, his attorneys said....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Girl, 10, 6th known child to die after US border detention HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case. The death marks the sixth known case in the last year. The U.S. Department of Health an...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Pence, Trudeau to discuss Huawei, China trade issues in Ottawa -official U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss their joint dispute with China over Huawei Technologies Co Ltd during a meeting in Ottawa on Thursday, a senior U.S. administration official said....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Trump 'firm' on China structural demands, tariffs part of enforcement: Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday that President Donald Trump would "stand firm" on his demands for structural changes to China's trade practices, and removal of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods would be a part of a mechanism to enforce any ...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Pence, Trudeau to discuss Huawei, China trade issues in Ottawa: official U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss their joint dispute with China over Huawei Technologies Co Ltd during a meeting in Ottawa on Thursday, a senior U.S. administration official said....
23:51, 05/29/2019

Pence launching ‘Latinos for Trump’ as new polling shows most Hispanics want a Democrat to be president The vice president is traveling to the battleground state of Florida to launch an initiative to bolster Hispanic support for the Republican ticket ahead of next year’s election....
16:51, 06/25/2019

Trump offers cryptic detail after Mike Pence cancels New Hampshire trip President Trump on Friday added to the mystery of his vice president’s sudden cancellation of a trip to New Hampshire on Tuesday. “You’ll know in about two weeks. It was a very interesting problem that they had in New Hampshire. I can’t tell you abou...
21:00, 07/05/2019

Sailors aboard USS Harry S. Truman ordered to ‘clap like we’re at a strip club’ for Pence U.S. Navy sailors were ordered to applaud for Vice President Mike Pence as if they were in a “strip club” while Pence delivered a speech aboard the USS Harry S. Truman on Tuesday....
15:17, 05/02/2019

Dozens of graduates walk out before Mike Pence commencement address at Indiana university Dozens of graduates and faculty at Indiana’s Taylor University walked out on Saturday’s ceremony just before Vice President Mike Pence took the stage to deliver the commencement address....
01:00, 05/19/2019

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00:51, 07/03/2019

Pence, Trudeau to discuss Huawei and China trade issues in Ottawa: official U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss their countries' joint dispute with China over Huawei during a meeting in Ottawa on Thursday, a senior U.S. administration official said....
08:51, 05/30/2019

Pence rips AOC's 'concentration camp' remarks to pro-Israel group, says they're 'slander of law enforcement' Vice President Mike Pence blasted remarks made by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, when she declared that the U.S. was "running concentration camps" along the southern border. ...
06:51, 07/09/2019

Huawei on the agenda when U.S. Vice President Mike Pence meets with Justin Trudeau "Canada has been a close ally in the way that they've approached their relationship with China - and there could be some conversation about Huawei," said an anonymous official....
03:51, 05/30/2019

Pence confirms Trump administration denied US embassy requests to fly Pride flag Vice President Mike Pence on Monday confirmed that the Trump administration denied requests from U.S. embassies around the world to display a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month....
13:34, 06/11/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence received legal defense fund from Florida lawyer U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is the beneficiary of a legal defense fund set up to aid in expenses related to the 2016 election, according to disclosures the vice president made public on Thursday....
22:17, 05/16/2019

As U.S. tariff deadline on Mexican goods looms, Pence to host talks on Wednesday U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will host Mexican leaders at the White House on Wednesday for talks aimed at pressuring authorities to clamp down on migrants heading for the southern U.S. border, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday....
01:00, 06/05/2019

‘I Support That.’ Mike Pence Confirms U.S. Embassies Were Banned From Displaying Pride Flags Vice President Mike Pence made it clear that U.S. embassies were told not to display rainbow pride flags celebrating LGBTQ rights on their flagpoles during Pride Month, confirming reports that the Trump administration refused to give embassies permis...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 10 include Hunter Pence, C.J. Cron The Pirates are scheduled to play eight games and the Rockies have seven at home. Who can you use to make the most of these oddities? Scott White shares his favorite hitters for Week 10....
21:17, 05/24/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 10 feature Hunter Pence, C.J. Cron The Pirates are scheduled to play eight games and the Rockies have seven at home. Who can you use to make the most of these oddities? Scott White shares his favorite hitters for Week 10....
03:17, 05/27/2019

Vice President Pence Tells West Point Grads They Should Expect to See Combat (WEST POINT, N.Y.) — Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is “a dangerous place” and they should expect to see combat. “Some of...
23:34, 05/26/2019

Best-case scenario for Trump-Xi talks is resumption of trade negotiations: Pence adviser The best-case scenario for talks on Saturday between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping is a resumption of trade negotiations, a top adviser to Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday....
03:34, 06/29/2019

Mike Pence urges Saudi Arabia to free blogger Raif Badawi Washington, which usually refrains from criticizing human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, has called for the release of blogger Raif Badawi. The writer was whipped and sentenced to prison for "insulting Islam."...
08:00, 07/19/2019

West Point Graduates Most Diverse Class Ever, Ruins It With Mike Pence Speech If you’re like me, you wish your wife and loved ones would stop complaining about your ballooning weed budget. If you’re like me, you’ve likely also taken the time during a movie about some evil villain, or regime, or crime figure to consider if vill...
16:17, 05/26/2019

Hundreds of female ice hockey stars boycott North America over conditions Players want to build viable pro league in US and CanadaAthletes have faced low wages and lack of health insuranceMore than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared on Thursday they will not compete in North America next season in a dram...
18:34, 05/02/2019

Pastors stand ground on conditions of border facility after AOC claps back Several pastors who toured the same overrun border facility where Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.  claimed "abuses" of sexism and women drinking water out of the toilet told Fox News her claims are  "totally absurd."...
18:00, 07/03/2019

AOC, Sanders demand probe of Amazon's 'grueling, unsafe' workplace conditions New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, along with a group of other lawmakers, have demanded that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigate the workplace conditions of Amazon....
06:00, 07/18/2019

UN official likens Rohingya living conditions to Nazi concentration camps Thousands of Rohingya remaining in Myanmar are denied basic freedoms and forced to live in ‘urban ghettos’, says investigatorHundreds of thousands of Rohingya muslims in Myanmar are living in concentration camps and urban ghettos like those in Nazi-o...
19:17, 07/04/2019

Indian doctors stage nationwide strike over 'inhuman' working conditions Hundreds of thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Monday demanding better working conditions, the country's top medical body said, as the outrage over lax security conditions at hospitals escalated....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Facebook raises wages, improves conditions for contract content moderators Facebook announced that it'll bump the wages of contractors hired by vendors and provide new wellness tools and resources for content moderators.Read More...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Create conditions for ‘harmony between humankind and nature’, UN chief says on sidelines of G20 in Japan The world needs to create conditions for “harmony between humankind and nature”, Secretary-General António Guterres said in Osaka, Japan, during a meeting on Saturday with the Foreign Ministers of China and France, on the margins of the G20 summit....
20:51, 06/29/2019

Lindsey Graham Is Fine With Keeping Migrants in Horrific Conditions for '400 Days' if Necessary Speaking on “Sunday Morning Futures” on Fox News, Sen. Lindsey Graham said that migrants should be kept in detention for as long as necessary, regardless of the appalling conditions in detention facilities....
05:00, 07/15/2019

In cool, wet conditions, Bethpage Black will play tough, long for PGA Championship It looks like the first PGA Championship that Bethpage Black will host is going to be played on a soft, long course. Which players does that favor?        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Cold and wet weather at the PGA Championship creates soft conditions for Bethpage Black Golfweek: The PGA Championship could be marred by bad weather. Golfweek's David Dusek reports from a wet and slippery Bethpage Black.        ...
01:51, 05/14/2019

Japan's Abe signals shift on North Korea, says will meet Kim without conditions: media Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said he is ready to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without conditions to end long-running mistrust between their countries, the Sankei newspaper reported on Friday....
10:17, 05/03/2019

Barclays first-quarter profit tumbles 10% amid tough market conditions Barclays first-quarter profit fell 10% over the first three months of the year, amid challenging market conditions and lingering concerns over Brexit....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Colombia court upholds conditions for restarting aerial coca fumigation Colombia's constitutional court on Thursday upheld its own restrictions on the aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate to eliminate coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, but said its use could be reinstated if the government meets certain conditi...
04:34, 07/19/2019

Italy antitrust body approves Unipol/BPER deal with conditions Italy's competition watchdog approved a takeover of Unipol Banca by fellow lender Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna (BPER) with conditions, it said in a statement on Thursday....
19:17, 07/18/2019

US Hopes To Re-Launch China Trade Talks, Won't Accept Tariffs Conditions The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washington will not accept any conditions on tariffs, a......
03:17, 06/26/2019

Saint John community group ‘encouraged’ by conditions of AIM’s new approval to operate The facility has been deeply unpopular in Saint John due to the dozens of explosions caused by the facility's metal shredder that culminated in a stop-work order last fall....
03:17, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Nutrien misses estimate, cites unfavorable weather conditions Nutrien Ltd, the world's largest crop nutrient provider, missed profit estimates for the second straight quarter on Thursday, as flooding across the United States and drought in Australia disrupted the agriculture supply chain....
04:34, 05/10/2019

Asylum-seekers left in 'inhumane' conditions in German refugee center Inhabitants of Fürstenfeldbruck, a refugee processing center near Munich, told DW of overcrowding, filth and bureaucratic limbo, leading to at least one suicide attempt. Bavarian officials say conditions are adequate....
21:00, 05/15/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization....
11:51, 05/17/2019

Northern Hemisphere has 66% chance of persisting El Niño conditions in summer: NWS forecaster There is a 66% chance that the Northern Hemisphere will see persisting El Niño conditions in the summer of 2019, the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) said in its monthly forecast on Thursday....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Massachusetts says Wynn Resorts can retain gaming license with fine, other conditions Massachusetts gaming regulators said on Tuesday that Wynn Resorts Ltd can retain its gaming license needed to run a $2.6 billion casino built outside of Boston with a fine and license conditions....
03:17, 05/01/2019

Kellyanne Conway Accuses AOC of Lying About Abhorrent Conditions in Immigration Jails After visiting an immigrant detention center in Texas yesterday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told reporters that immigrants jailed there had been told to drink water from toilets. Naturally, the White House latched onto the claim, deploying Kellyan...
10:00, 07/03/2019

U.S. aims to restart China trade talks, will not accept conditions on tariff use The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday, but Washington will not accept any conditions around the U.S. use of tariffs in the dispute, a senior adminis...
05:00, 06/26/2019

Tlaib decries immigrant detention through tears House Democrats on Wednesday decried President Donald Trump's treatment of Asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, with Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib saying there were human rights violations happening in detention facilities. (July 10)  &...
01:17, 07/11/2019

Sweden wants extension of rapper’s detention after fight A Swedish prosecutor wants U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm...
12:51, 07/19/2019

Children Say the Horrors of Border Detention Are Not Just Due to Overcrowding A new report from NBC contains allegations that children kept in a border facility in Yuma, AZ faced intentional cruelty from border agents, in addition to the indignities and suffering from overcrowding. Some described sexual assaults by agents, whi...
09:51, 07/10/2019

'This is an emergency': the volunteers bailing out migrants from detention One woman’s story of helping a migrant by paying their bail has inspired others to offer bond money of their ownFor more than a year, Julie Sharron went quietly crazy reading news stories about migrants detained at the border, herded into detention c...
10:17, 07/21/2019

US-Nicaraguan man killed in detention served in US Navy A Nicaraguan-American dual national who died in a prison disturbance in Nicaragua served in the U.S. Navy and was a staunch opponent of the government of President Daniel Ortega, his cousin said Saturday....
01:51, 05/19/2019

U.N.: Child detention at U.S. border cruel, inhumane The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
21:00, 07/08/2019

Sweden asks for detention of WikiLeaks’ Assange A Swedish prosecutor says she has submitted an application for a detention order to request the detention of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who is jailed in Britain...
09:51, 05/20/2019

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized CAIRO (AP) — In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a hangar filled with garbage and sewage, sharing a couple of buckets of water and barely surviving on one meal a day. They say more than 20 died from di...
16:17, 06/30/2019

3 men escape from immigrant detention center in Colorado AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for three men who escaped from an immigrant detention center in Colorado. The Sentinel reports the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says the men escaped from the center in Aurora around no...
03:51, 06/18/2019

Airstrike hits detention center in Libya An airstike hit a migrant detention center near the capital city of Tripoli, killing at elast 40 people. Libyan government blames the self-styled Libyan National Army (July 3)        ...
22:17, 07/03/2019

‘I have a lot of hope now’: Wife of jailed Saudi blogger hails Pence’s call for husband’s release The wife of jailed Saudi dissident Raif Badawi said U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence gave her hope Thursday when he called on Saudi Arabia to free her husband....
04:34, 07/19/2019

Liberal Media Scream: Morning Joe calls Mike Pence a ‘liar ... who claims to be a Christian' This week’s Liberal Media Scream features MSNBC Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough ripping the treatment of young illegal immigrants, comparing their situation to that of terrorist interrogation camps....
22:51, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Pence, Trudeau to discuss Huawei and China trade issues in Ottawa -official U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will discuss their countries' joint dispute with China over Huawei during a meeting in Ottawa on Thursday, a senior U.S. administration official said....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar fires back at VP Pence for saying she ‘doesn’t know what she’s talking about’ amid Venezuela remarks Freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., fired back at Vice President Pence on Friday after he took issue with her remarks on the escalating tensions in Venezuela....
14:17, 05/04/2019

Pence boasts that Trump’s space program will force museum ‘to build a new wing’ someday The vice president delivered remarks before a screening for the "Apollo 11: First Steps Edition" documentary, held at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum....
23:17, 05/15/2019

Corvettes, Tang and MoonPies: Space center, Pence mark Apollo 11 anniversary in Florida Kennedy Space Center in Florida marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with MoonPies, Corvettes and a visit from Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday....
01:51, 07/21/2019

Saturday Night Live finale: Baldwin-Trump sings Queen and panics Pence The finale fitted the season: some good ideas, Kate McKinnon shining, a sincere message let down by a previous misstepThe season finale opens with a message from Alec Baldwin’s Trump. He’s excited for summer, when he’ll get to indulge in activities h...
17:34, 05/19/2019

VP Pence tells West Point grads it's a 'virtual certainty' they will fight on a battlefield for America Vice President Mike Pence told West Point’s most diverse graduating class in history that they will go to war for America at some point in their life....
04:34, 05/27/2019

Migrants report abuse, misconduct, poor conditions at Arizona border facility Reports revealed by NBC News allege mistreatment and abuse of migrants held at the Border Patrol's Yuma Sector holding facilities in Arizona.        ...
08:17, 07/10/2019

U.S. hopes to re-launch China trade talks, won't accept conditions on tariffs: official The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday but Washington will not accept any conditions on tariffs, a senior administration official said on Tuesday....
22:00, 06/25/2019

Thousands of people evacuated as India prepares for ‘phenomenal’ conditions from Cyclone Fani Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated along India's eastern coast on Thursday as authorities braced for a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal...
19:51, 05/02/2019

Photos from Iraqi jail shows dire conditions of young and female prisoners Photographs from an Iraqi jail that were leaked to Human Rights Watch have revealed extreme overcrowding in cells holding juveniles, female terrorism suspects and their children....
15:51, 07/04/2019

WRAPUP 3-U.S. aims to restart China trade talks, will not accept conditions on tariff use The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday, but Washington will not accept any conditions around the U.S. use of tariffs in the dispute, a senior adminis...
07:00, 06/26/2019

Report reveals desperate working conditions of Facebook moderators — including death In a report published by the Verge, working conditions of a Tampa, Florida Facebook moderation site were revealed to be shockingly poor. The site, one of several moderation sites located throughout North America, is operated by Cognizant, a professio...
19:17, 06/19/2019

Tesla employees claim shortcuts on Model 3 production, poor conditions, report says Tesla denies claims made in a CNBC report by current and former workers, who cited poor working conditions and quality shortcuts at the California GA4 factory....
23:17, 07/17/2019

Tesla employees say they took shortcuts and worked through harsh conditions to meet Model 3 goals Tesla employees who worked in the company's open-air "tent" factory say they felt pressure to take shortcuts to hit aggressive Model 3 production goals....
02:17, 07/16/2019

Democratic Senators Blame Trump for Abysmal Border Facility Conditions After Tour A dozen Democratic senators led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for an end on Friday to the Trump administration’s inhumane policies toward migrants held in substandard and overcrowded conditions at detention facilities along the borde...
06:51, 07/21/2019

US Ready To Offer India Wide Range Of Defence Equipment. Conditions Apply The US is ready to help India's defence needs with the latest technologies and equipment, but New Delhi purchasing long-range S-400 missile defence system from Russia would limit cooperation, the......
11:00, 06/14/2019

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending......
13:34, 06/14/2019

Libya detention centre attack is possible war crime, says UN envoy Warlord Khalifa Haftar blamed for strikes in which at least 44 people are killedAt least 44 people, and possibly many more, have been killed in the bombing of a detention centre south of Tripoli condemned by the UN Libya envoy as a possible war crime...
14:17, 07/03/2019

Scores protest outside Florida detention center for kids Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children....
23:00, 06/16/2019