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Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama'

Women can face jail sentences up to life in UK due to Victorian legislation, say campaignersAlabama’s near total ban on abortion mirrors the situation in one corner of th...

Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama'

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Why Northern Ireland Just Became the Last Part of the U.K. to Decriminalize Abortion As Sarah Ewart watched from her home in Belfast while U.K. lawmakers voted for a final time to decriminalize abortion in Northern Ireland, she broke down. The news came after a long, difficult struggle for Ewart, and for Northern Ireland where aborti...
07:00, 07/26/2019

Can Northern Ireland Cling to Its Draconian Abortion Laws? A measure passed recently by British Parliament would liberalize the North’s laws in just a few months — unless the region’s long-dormant legislature intervenes....
22:34, 08/10/2019

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The changes will only come into effect if a political impasse in Belfast remains....
11:51, 07/10/2019

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
23:17, 07/09/2019

Hunt and Johnson rule out abortion reform in Northern Ireland Tory leadership rivals accused of neglecting women’s rights in order to keep DUP supportPro-choice campaigners in Northern Ireland have accused Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt of pandering to religious fundamentalists in the Democratic Unionist party b...
21:51, 07/02/2019

UK Backs Extending Gay Marriage, Abortion Rights To Northern Ireland Britain's House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland, unless devolved government is restored in Belfast by October 21....
01:00, 07/10/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Just Voted to Back Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Access in Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted to extend same-sex marriage and access to abortions in Northern Ireland in a move that activists are celebrating after decades of campaigning. On Tuesday, U.K. Members of Parliament backed an amendment requiring the Briti...
21:17, 07/09/2019

MPs vote to extend equal marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland Westminster government has said it will honour both results despite ministerial doubtsMPs have voted resoundingly to extend both same-sex marriage and access to abortion to Northern Ireland, bringing the region into line with the rest of the UK on tw...
19:00, 07/09/2019

The Derry Girls are right – a boycott won’t change Northern Ireland abortion law | Anna Cafolla Concentrating on entertainment industry boycotts only lets politicians off the hook and hurts those who can least afford it“You can be sure I will fight tooth and nail to move Insatiable to a state that will protect our rights,” Alyssa Milano said re...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Same-sex marriage and abortion votes 'breach Northern Ireland devolution', says DUP Votes by MPs to liberalise abortion law and legalise same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland breach the devolution settlement, the Democratic Unionist Party has said....
18:34, 07/10/2019

Ireland’s Shane Lowry wins British Open in tournament’s return to Northern Ireland The 32-year-old Lowry held off Tommy Fleetwood at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, where the Open returned for the first time in more than 60 years....
20:00, 07/21/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the s...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen in states like New York, and exaggerated the extent of the proposed measures....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases....
02:34, 05/16/2019

Thousands march in Northern Ireland for same sex marriage LONDON (AP) — Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region’s leaders permit same-sex marriage. The demonstrators in Belfast on Saturday want same-sex couples to be treated the same way in Northern Ireland as they are in ...
18:00, 05/18/2019

First openly gay DUP candidate elected in Northern Ireland Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, which has consistently opposed the introduction of gay marriage in the British region, on Friday welcomed the election of its first openly gay candidate....
21:34, 05/03/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to organizations that either fund abortions or help elect pro-choice candidates....
02:17, 05/16/2019

| McIlroy looks to end drought on Open's return to Northern Ireland The Open Championship returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years this week, giving Rory McIlroy the opportunity on home soil to end his five-year major drought....
06:51, 07/16/2019

UK lawmakers approve bid to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in Northern Ireland, if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government....
23:00, 07/09/2019

UK's Boris Johnson talks Brexit in Northern Ireland The British prime minister's Brexit policy has divided Northern Ireland's main political parties. He wants to take the UK out of the EU without a Brexit deal if Brussels refuses to drop the controversial Irish backstop....
18:17, 07/31/2019

McIlroy: Open's return to Northern Ireland 'bigger than me' Despite competing on home soil in Northern Ireland, Rory McIlroy said there's no added pressure to win this week's Open Championship at Royal Portrush....
23:51, 07/17/2019

Northern Ireland police discover bomb under officer's car Police in Northern Ireland discovered a bomb under a police officer's car in Belfast on Saturday that they said was probably planted by militant nationalists intent on killing one of their officers had it not been detected in time....
05:00, 06/02/2019

How the 'neithers' could decide Northern Ireland's political fate Fifty years after the tribalism of the Troubles, the ‘non-aligned’ are likely to determine the outcome of any referendum on unification with the Republic of IrelandWhen the British army was deployed in Northern Ireland 50 years ago, Anthony Kennedy w...
17:17, 08/15/2019

Bombardier to sell key Northern Ireland plant, shocking workers Canada's Bombardier Inc shocked workers in Northern Ireland on Thursday by announcing it would sell its Belfast operation, the largest high-tech manufacturer in the British region, which employs 3,600 people....
18:17, 05/02/2019

British Open is in Northern Ireland, and a region defined by ‘The Troubles’ can’t quite believe it “It was beyond the realms of possibility,” Darren Clarke, a former British Open champion and resident of Portrush, said of the town hosting the tournament for the first time in 68 years. “It was just never going to happen.”...
03:00, 07/18/2019

Police investigating Northern Ireland journalist killing arrest four Police investigating last month's murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland arrested four people in Londonderry on Thursday under terrorist legislation, authorities said....
16:34, 05/09/2019

Police drop case against Northern Ireland documentary makers British police on Monday announced they had dropped their case against two Northern Ireland journalists whose arrest last year over the alleged theft of documents used in a documentary sparked condemnation from rights groups....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Thousands March in Northern Ireland Demanding Same-Sex Marriage Equality (LONDON) — Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region’s leaders permit same-sex marriage. The demonstrators in Belfast on Saturday want same-sex couples to be treated the same way in Northern Ireland as they are ...
23:00, 05/18/2019

McIlroy sees Open as sign of Northern Ireland's progress For Rory McIlroy, Royal Portrush will always be the place where, at the age of 16, he broke the course record in stunning fashion, grabbing the attention of the golfing world....
16:17, 07/17/2019

Things ‘Stopped Changing’: Why Conflict Still Flares in Northern Ireland The killing of a young journalist has brought renewed focus on the region’s paramilitary groups. But economic stagnation is as much a driver of violence as politics....
19:34, 04/30/2019

UK PM Johnson heads to Northern Ireland, Brexit's toughest riddle Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be confronted by the most intractable riddle of Brexit on Wednesday when he visits Northern Ireland on a nationwide tour to sell his plan to pull Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal...
03:17, 07/31/2019

4 men arrested in connection to killing of Northern Ireland reporter Lyra McKee Four men have been arrested under the Terrorism Act in connection with the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee, according to the Northern Ireland Police Service....
13:51, 05/09/2019

British PM Boris Johnson In Northern Ireland, To Hold Talks With Parties British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Wednesday meet leaders in Northern Ireland, the key battleground in Britain's fight to leave the European Union and the focus of increasingly tense......
08:17, 07/31/2019

Boris Johnson saves trickiest Brexit challenge, Northern Ireland, for last Northern Ireland is arguably both the most perilous, and the least soluble Brexit riddle taxing the UK prime minister. Even his more modest goal of convincing the power-sharing government to reconvene looks unlikely....
01:51, 08/01/2019

Northern Ireland police arrest 4 in Lyra McKee murder probe LONDON (AP) — Police investigating the killing of journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead by paramilitary gunfire in Northern Ireland last month, have made four arrests. The Police Service of Northern Ireland says males aged 15, 18, 38 and 51 were a...
15:17, 05/09/2019

UK PM May to talk to Northern Ireland's Sinn Fein in coming days: spokeswoman British Prime Minister Theresa May will talk to Northern Ireland's Sinn Fein in the coming days about efforts to restore the region's devolved government, May's spokeswoman said on Friday....
13:17, 05/10/2019

Northern Ireland official offended by royal portraits secretly paid $12K A senior Northern Ireland official was secretly paid $12,500 in compensation because he was offended by portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip that hung in his London workplace, according to reports. The miffed civil servant, Lee Hegarty, had...
05:51, 07/13/2019

Opinion: The Open Championship at Portrush might be only thing Northern Ireland can agree on The Open Championship makes first appearance in Northern Ireland since 1951; the Troubles are in past, but province retains slightly sinister air.        ...
15:17, 07/16/2019

Clarke to start as Open makes emotional return to Northern Ireland Home favorite Darren Clarke will hit the first tee shot at the Open Championship on Thursday when the tournament returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years....
00:00, 07/16/2019

Northern Ireland: Veterans mark 50th anniversary of 'Troubles' deployment Former soldiers have marched to remember the British military's 38-year operation in the once-troubled province. Hundreds of troops were killed trying to maintain order in one of the army's darkest chapters....
08:34, 08/18/2019

In Northern Ireland, Young People Worry Bloody History Could Return After Brexit As the prospect of Britain abruptly leaving the European Union with no deal becomes more likely, a younger generation that escaped the violence in Northern Ireland see a physical border as divisive and risky....
21:34, 08/21/2019

Euro 2020 roundup: Turkey shock France, Northern Ireland comeback win Artem Dzyuba scores four goals in record Russia winGermany, Belgium and Italy all cruise to victoryWorld champions France slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat in Turkey as their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign suffered a blow. Didier Deschamps was scathing ab...
02:51, 06/09/2019

Britain and Ireland will work to end Northern Irish vacuum in weeks not months: Coveney Ireland and Britain will work with Northern Irish parties to try to restore a devolved government in the province within weeks rather than months, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said....
11:34, 05/10/2019

In rare showing, Northern Ireland lawmakers unite to warn against no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with the five fractious parties of Northern Ireland — a nation so split that its gridlocked assembly hasn’t convened since January 2017....
18:17, 07/31/2019

German Europe Minister: Northern Ireland peace, EU single market non-negotiable Peace in Northern Ireland and the integrity of the EU single market are non-negotiable for the EU, Germany's Minister for European Affairs Michael Roth said hours before British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berli...
09:00, 08/21/2019

Germany crush Estonia 8-0, Northern Ireland earn late win: Euro 2020 qualfying round-up "Germany scored five times in 27 minutes in the first half to crush Estonia 8-0 on Tuesday and make it three wins in three Euro 2020 Group C qualifiers."...
23:34, 06/11/2019

Germany crush Estonia 8-0, Northern Ireland earn late win: Euro 2020 qualifying round-up "Germany scored five times in 27 minutes in the first half to crush Estonia 8-0 on Tuesday and make it three wins in three Euro 2020 Group C qualifiers."...
13:51, 06/12/2019

'It's surreal': Rory McIlroy sees Open at Portrush as sign of Northern Ireland's progress – video Rory McIlroy has said he does not see himself as 'that centre of attention' despite rocketing expectations that the Northern Irishman could secure a home win at the Open this week.The four-time major winner was born and raised 65 miles away in Holywo...
04:34, 07/18/2019

Darren Clarke, Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell: Bringing the Claret Jug back to Northern Ireland and Portrush On Thursday morning, at exactly 6.35am, the moment almost all of Ireland has been dreaming of for 68 years will become a reality when the Open Championship gets underway at Royal Portrush....
00:34, 07/18/2019

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face Brexit questions in Northern Ireland hustings Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face further questions about their Brexit plans at a hustings in Northern Ireland as the race to Number 10 continues....
03:51, 07/02/2019

Lyra McKee's partner joins thousands in rally to demand equal marriage rights in Northern Ireland The partner of murdered journalist Lyra McKee has joined thousands to line the streets of Belfast to challenge the UK government on same-sex marriage laws....
22:34, 05/18/2019

McCarthy: Alabama abortion law 'goes further than I believe' The top Republican in the House said Thursday that he believes Alabama’s new restrictive abortion law — the strictest in the nation — goes too far.“It goes further than I believe, yes,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters during a ne...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest before the vote....
11:00, 05/01/2019

House GOP leader says Alabama abortion law goes too far WASHINGTON (AP) — The top House Republican says Alabama’s new state law banning almost all abortions goes too far. California Rep. Kevin McCarthy says the law, which doesn’t allow exceptions for abortions in cases of rape and incest, R...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to ban all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives challenging the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman's rig...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “extreme” and said the state has “gone too far.”...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' abortion bill, Pat Robertson says Pat Robertson, televangelist and Christian fundamentalist who has long opposed abortion rights says the new anti-abortion bill in Alabama is too “extreme.”...
23:51, 05/15/2019

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far President Trump and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said they favor exceptions to strict abortion bans recently passed by several states in an effort to get the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark case of Roe v. Wade....
06:17, 05/20/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
15:00, 05/17/2019

City says company skipping Alabama due to abortion law BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The city of Birmingham says a company has decided against moving to Alabama because of the state’s move to outlaw virtually all abortions. Mayor Randall Woodfin’s office says a technology company isn’t coming...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally on the ban. Se...
03:51, 05/21/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. AP's Mark Sherman looks at its chances of reaching the C...
00:17, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to terminate h...
04:51, 05/16/2019

| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to make their opinions known....
18:51, 05/17/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in priso...
18:01, 05/24/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the right to an abortion. When signing the measure Wednesday, Alabama G...
06:34, 05/17/2019

These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Legislation makes abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, with the only exception for a serious threat to the health of the womanAlabama’s new law mandating an almost blanket ban on abortion, the strictest in the United States, was passed by this...
05:34, 05/15/2019

The frontline of the abortion battle isn’t in Alabama, it’s online As the legislative noose draws tighter around women’s necks, it’s centuries-old technology, or modern adaptation of it anyway, that could provide some much-needed breathing room. After Louisiana and Georgia recently joined the ranks of states passing...
04:00, 06/07/2019

Alabama House overwhelmingly approves abortion ban The Alabama House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to outlaw almost all abortions in the state as conservatives took aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide....
08:34, 05/01/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions.        ...
19:34, 04/30/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conservatives....
01:51, 05/18/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting nearly all abortions at any point during pregnancy in Alabama. "I don't support the Alabama law," the Utah Republican and 2012 GOP nominee for president told CNN'...
01:00, 05/20/2019

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy, leaving them scattered and mostly mute.Before Alabama passed its law, Republicans had made clear t...
16:51, 05/29/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
12:34, 05/16/2019

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" on the show....
02:34, 05/20/2019

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventually land before the Supreme Court....
19:17, 05/24/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
20:17, 05/14/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
13:17, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions which will surely hit black communities the hardest....
23:51, 05/22/2019

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in priso...
05:17, 05/25/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison....
04:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill Tuesday to outlaw abortion, making it a crime to perform the procedure at any...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest....
14:00, 05/14/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Shepherd was 17 and had just graduated high school when, a decade ago, she had an abortion at a clinic...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw almost all abortions....
22:51, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its lack of an exception for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest. The GOP-dominated Alabama Senate is...
08:17, 05/14/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
19:17, 05/23/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, that is part of an effort to get the Supreme Court to reconsider its 1973 ruling...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body' On the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its Season 44 finale....
03:34, 05/20/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders usually know to keep to themselves....
11:34, 05/05/2019

University of Alabama rejects $26M gift after abortion flap The University of Alabama board of trustees is expected to vote Friday on returning $21.5 million to a top donor who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state's new abortion ban....
22:34, 06/07/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, calling the first son “retarded” and saying he should have been aborted. “He’s evidently retarde...
06:17, 05/03/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with lif...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states are seeking to overturn the landmark abortion ruling Roe vs. Wade....
06:51, 05/16/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the procedure....
07:00, 05/17/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
19:51, 05/16/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up to 99 years. Though exceptions are made if the mother’s health is at risk, there are none for those...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
01:51, 05/17/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme Court ruling establishing a woman's right to it....
23:51, 05/15/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passed the same bill yesterday, and Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it. Most provisions wouldn’t take...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chanted “My body, my choice!” and “vote them out!” as they rallied Sunday evening,...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for a condemned inmate says he hoped Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey might block his client’s execution after she talked about her pro-life beliefs in signing a bill to virtually outlaw abortion in the state. It wasn’t ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

SCOTUS won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion method The Supreme Court decided Friday it will not revive Alabama's attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. (June 28)        ...
22:17, 06/28/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for the US Supreme Court. Gov. Kay Ivey said the Alabama Human Life Protection Act “stands as a power...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Bid to Revive Alabama Abortion Ban The Supreme Court declined to revive an Alabama law that would have banned a method used in 99 percent of abortions performed in the state after 15 weeks....
22:34, 06/28/2019

Abortion opponents savor victory in Alabama rally MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortions opponents held a rally at the Alabama Capitol, savoring victory as Alabama and other states seek stringent abortion bans. Kristan Hawkins of Students for Life of America said the Wednesday rally was to celebrate the ...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States....
01:34, 05/18/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban heads toward committee vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attempt to outlaw abortion in Alabama is headed to a committee vote in the Alabama Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote Wednesday morning on the bill following a public hearing. The bill would make it a felony t...
08:17, 05/08/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' latest challenge to the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to te...
03:17, 05/16/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said....
17:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a vote that even Democrats recognized as inevitable, the state has gone ahead and passed it. If signed...
06:00, 05/15/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writing how she founded the movement in Selma, Alabama...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made about the inconsistencies and hypocrisies of Alabama’s 25 white male lawmakers who passed the anti-...
10:17, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
18:00, 06/28/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving world of romantic fiction and it quickly becomes clear that very few of the fictional couples enjoyi...
01:17, 05/18/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsAs strict anti-abortion laws spread across the US, pro-choice Americans are organizing on multiple fronts to protect women’...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborting a pregnancy....
08:34, 05/18/2019

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies “born alive” after an attempted abortion. Representatives voted 66-18 for the bill Tuesd...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Abortion foes eye Supreme Court showdown in wake of Alabama ban Pro-life lawmakers in Alabama lit a national firestorm this week by approving a near-total ban on abortion and imposing harsh penalties on doctors who perform the procedure. But supporters of the legislation do not expect it to take effect without a ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

Where does Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey stand on abortion, adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
05:34, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, prompting an outcry from abortion rights activists across the country and setting up a challenge to Roe v. W...
07:00, 05/16/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Bill: ‘This Is a War on Women’ Democratic presidential candidates vowed to challenge the bill, which is the most far-reaching effort in the nation this year to curb abortion rights....
23:17, 05/15/2019

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to pass in a roll-call vote. Alabama’s Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw a...
16:34, 05/15/2019

Hundreds march to protest Alabama abortion ban at state capital The demonstration came days after Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most stringent abortion law in the nation— making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases unless necessary for the mother’s health. The law provides no exception for rape and ince...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a battle. The Supreme Court could end up deciding the matter....
16:34, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama passes nation's strictest abortion ban – live updates Bill part of wave of legislation from Republican-led statesAnti-abortion campaigners hope to challenge Roe v WadeSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.09pm BST Nine more US states are considering anti-abortion legislation similar to ...
16:34, 05/15/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can't do with my body," Jones exclaimed on the May 18 episode of SNL....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constitutional right to abortion....
16:17, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought to restrict abortion in a bid to overturn Roe vs. Wade....
08:17, 05/15/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's passage of the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation, signed Wednesday by Republican ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state sena...
00:34, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Opponents of Alabama anti-abortion bill protest MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 6:45 p.m. About 50 opponents of a bill that would severely restrict abortion in Alabama are demonstrating outside the Statehouse as legislat...
01:51, 05/15/2019

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential ...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear Alabama abortion case The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday not to get involved in a controversial abortion case in Alabama, in which the state tried to ban what they call "dismemberment abortions."...
21:00, 06/28/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the latest in US politics – liveCivil rights groups have filed a lawsuit to stop Alabama from implementing a ...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to pass a bill virtually banning abortion entirely. On Thursday, their attempts to make the bill even m...
22:34, 05/09/2019

US Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The US Supreme Court has sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
01:51, 06/29/2019

Supreme Court justices won't revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure The Supreme Court won't revive Alabama's ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower courts....
18:17, 06/28/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
13:51, 05/17/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one of the nation's most restrictive on the procedure....
15:17, 05/15/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The president has been clear since the last campaign he’s for exceptions for rape and incest and life of the mo...
00:34, 05/19/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepare for a Supreme Court decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregnated by rape and incest to have a legal abortion....
19:34, 05/09/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama newspapers devoted their Sunday editions to letters from women across the state, offering an expansiv...
03:51, 05/21/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a near-total ban on abortion is set to rage for months...
00:34, 05/16/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
07:51, 05/21/2019

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions except in cases of “serious” health risk to the mother, saying the law is patently unconstitutional....
05:51, 05/25/2019

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
10:17, 05/16/2019

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a near-total ban on abortion in the state....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fellow football professionals to speak out against the abortion bill passed in Alabama, in the US, thi...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.        ...
05:17, 05/15/2019

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist’s $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he called on students to boycott the institution over the state’s restrictive new abortion ban. Hugh F...
07:34, 06/08/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night posts on Twitter, has outlined a less restrictive view of abortion than that just passed by Alabama’...
09:34, 05/19/2019

Planned Parenthood building large women's clinic in Alabama despite abortion law Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight against its opening. ...
06:34, 06/16/2019

Why the senators’ race matters in reporting the Alabama abortion ban | Paul Chadwick Readers argued it was wrong to highlight that white men voted in the measure. But lack of representation is central to the storyWhy, demanded several readers, does this headline refer to race: “These 25 Republicans – all white men – just voted to ban...
23:17, 05/19/2019

#YouKnowMe: Keke Palmer Shares Her Story in Response to Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Acclaimed actress Keke Palmer shared her personal experience with abortion in response to the #YouKnowMe thread begun on Twitter by actress and talk show host Busy Philips in response to Alabama’s regressive abortion law, outlawing the procedure in a...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Kamala Harris: Alabama anti-abortion law supporters 'couldn't care less' about babies SAN FRANCISCO — Alabama lawmakers who pushed the state's strict anti-abortion measure don't really care about the children they claim to be protecting, said Kamala Harris....
15:34, 06/01/2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive abortion law in the US. Where does she stand on adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
12:34, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh filling retired Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat....
03:34, 05/18/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to criticism that had been leveled at him by Donald Trump Jr. by saying that “His mother should’ve aborted h...
04:51, 05/03/2019

He told students to protest Alabama's abortion ban. The University returned his $21.5M gift. The University of Alabama may return a philanthropist's donation after he called on students to protest the state's abortion ban.        ...
19:34, 06/07/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all abortions in the state illegal and make performing one a felony....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion law: Lady Gaga joins stars condemning near-total ban on procedure Lady Gaga has joined the list of celebrities condemning Alabama's strict abortion law which bans the procedure in almost all cases, including rape and incest....
10:17, 05/16/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 years of federal abortion protection under Roe v. Wade. The bill would make it a felony for a doctor ...
16:17, 05/15/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition on such measures can withstand the addition of conservative Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh...
16:34, 05/15/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made by a Democratic lawmaker in Alabama. ...
08:34, 05/03/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. The justices on Friday rejected the state’s a...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exemptions for cases of rape and incest, saying those praising the law would react differently if it invol...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a war on American women.On Tuesday night, Alabama voted to outlaw abortion entirely. Doctors who perfor...
13:00, 05/16/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
00:34, 05/25/2019

Alabama mega donor blames governor after university returns $21.5M amid abortion law dispute Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. is blaming Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for having a role in the university's decision to return $21.5 million in donations.        ...
19:34, 06/08/2019

Local Billboard Calls Tuscaloosa "Abortion Capital Of Alabama," Claims 19,000 Future Fans Have Been Aborted An anti-abortion billboard was spotted in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Friday that called the hometown of the University of Alabama the “abortion capital” of the state, and claimed that 19,000 future fans of the Crimson Tide have been aborted. A picture of th...
14:34, 08/11/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wade....
06:17, 05/14/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controversial bill that bans most abortions in the state....
16:34, 05/17/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed a bill poised to punish doctors who perform abortions at any stage. Abortion-rights activists are n...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Ireland votes to ease divorce laws, back united Ireland Exit polls have indicated a large majority in favor of easing restrictions on divorce, more than 20 years after it was first permitted. There was also a majority for a united Ireland....
05:17, 05/26/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his state, saying that "some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later."...
05:51, 05/02/2019

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest.        ...
13:51, 05/20/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.        ...
00:17, 05/16/2019

Alabama Democrat opposes abortion ban: ‘Kill them now or kill them later’ An Alabama state lawmaker is taking heat for bizarre comments he made in advance of a bill that will criminalize nearly all abortions in the state. The measure passed with a 74-3 vote in the state’s GOP-led House on Tuesday but not before several Dem...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Pot-smoking parents are harsher with discipline: study Pot-smoking parents are such a buzzkill. Smoking weed doesn’t make parents more chill when it comes to discipline — it actually makes them more likely to punish their kids, a new study has found. The study of 3000 California parents found that ...
01:51, 07/18/2019

Another wildfire in northern Alberta puts County of Northern Lights on evacuation alert Extremely dry conditions, winds and the advancement of the Notikewin Wildfire lead to residents of another part of northern Alberta being put on evacuation alert Tuesday evening....
04:51, 05/29/2019

Ducey signs new law that will create harsher punishments for animal abusers PHOENIX (KPNX) – Anyone accused of abusing a domestic animal in the state of Arizona will now face more severe penalties if convicted. Gov. Doug Ducey recently signed HB2671 into law which he says strengthens punishments for animal abusers. ...
13:17, 05/14/2019

Poland's Kaczynski promises harsher sentences for child abuse The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party promised harsher sentences for child abuse on Sunday, as the release of a documentary about pedophile priests created a fresh battleground in an election campaign marked by debate on religion and sexua...
19:51, 05/12/2019

How Harsher Enforcement Punishes Victims of Sex Trafficking—Not Abusers Like Jeffrey Epstein News of the wealthy and well-connected convicted sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein skipping judge-ordered check-ins sparked outrage, but it also misses the point....
02:51, 07/31/2019

Woman could face harsher penalty than train perv for recording him masturbating A now-viral video of a creep masturbating aboard a train has sparked intense debate about France’s privacy laws — after the woman behind the camera claims she risked a bigger penalty than the alleged perv. Natacha Bras, 37, posted a video to Tw...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Dubai court rejects appeal for harsher sentencing of Bitcoin scam trio Prosecutors seeking a harsher sentence for a group of Bitcoin scammers have seen their hopes slashed after a court rejected their claim. As previously reported by Hard Fork, the group of men scammed Chinese businessmen out of approximately $250,000 i...
15:34, 05/14/2019

How does Alabama's near-total abortion ban bill compare to Georgia's 'fetal heartbeat' law? Georgia passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the US. How does Alabama's abortion bill legislators are currently weighing stack up?        ...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Prosecutor drops charges against Alabama mother who lost pregnancy when shot in Alabama An Alabama district attorney announced Wednesday that she will not pursue manslaughter charges against a woman who was indicted after she lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight....
00:51, 07/04/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement comes amid a battle over abortion rights in the United...
19:51, 05/29/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
22:51, 05/21/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the grounds that they interfere with doctors' free-speech rights....
02:17, 06/26/2019

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception services too...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Ireland’s big five adventure challenge Beyond the blarney of the Kerry tourist trail, the Reeks District is pitching itself as the country’s adventure playground, with five outdoor activities on offerHalfway through cycling the Ring of the Reeks in Kerry, I realise I am going to make it. ...
08:51, 06/18/2019

Ireland not going to be bullied on Brexit: PM Ireland is not going to be bullied in talks over Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said in an interview published on Wednesday....
15:17, 07/31/2019

Trump Is to Visit Ireland in June The president will meet with Prime Minister Leo Varadkar during an overnight stay wedged between a state visit to Britain and a D-Day commemoration in France....
16:17, 05/22/2019

Trump: Brexit would be ‘very good’ for Ireland President Trump, saying he was “honored” to be in Ireland, predicted on Wednesday that Brexit would be “very good” for the country, even though it is a European Union member. He praised Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and said the US-Irish relationship i...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Ireland v England: one-day international – live! Live updates from the one-off ODI in MalahideMorgan reveals senior players sealed Hales’s removalYou can email John here, or tweet him here 3.28pm BST 38th over: Ireland 180-7 (Dockrell 23, Murtagh 10) Dockrell clubs away a much-needed boundary as Pl...
16:34, 05/03/2019

Voting in Ireland kicks off Day 2 of EU elections BRUSSELS (AP) — Ireland is going to the polls to kick off the second day of European Union elections which have already caused a stir in the Netherlands. According to a surprise Ipsos exit forecast late Thursday, the Dutch Labor Party of European Com...
14:17, 05/24/2019

UK PM Johnson tells Ireland: We leave EU on Oct. 31 'no matter what' British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar on Tuesday that Britain will be leaving the European Union "no matter what" on Oct. 31, stressing that the so-called Irish backstop had to be removed from any exit deal....
14:51, 07/30/2019

U.S. women cruise to 3-0 win over Ireland in stateside return "The U.S. women\u0027s soccer team cruised to a 3-0 win over Ireland in Pasadena on Saturday in their first match on home soil since claiming back-to-back World Cup titles in France last month."...
12:17, 08/04/2019

| Windies set record ODI opening stand against Ireland West Indies openers John Campbell and Shai Hope shattered the record for the highest first-wicket partnership in a one-day international with a stand of 365 against Ireland....
01:00, 05/06/2019

Norwegian to stop flying from Ireland to U.S. and Canada Norwegian Air will stop flying from Ireland to the United States and Canada from mid-September as the routes had become commercially unviable, the company said on Tuesday....
17:51, 08/13/2019

Two boys, 14, convicted of classmate's murder in Ireland Victim Ana Kriégel was lured from her home, beaten and sexually assaulted in May 2018Two 14-year-old boys have been found guilty of murdering a female classmate after luring her to an abandoned house and beating and sexually assaulting her, in a case...
18:51, 06/18/2019

England v Ireland: Lord's Test day two – live! Temperatures set to soar at Lord’sAndy Bull: Murtagh dishes out just desertsGet in touch! Email Tanya or tweet @tjaldred 11.41am BST 10th over: England 21-0 (Leach 13, Burns 6) This is attritional . England are rightfully wary, and Ireland aren’t giv...
12:51, 07/25/2019

Big Tech fears US regulation, but it may be Ireland that should scare them Ireland has become the main regulator enforcing rules on how big tech companies collect and process user data under Europe's privacy law called GDPR....
14:34, 06/20/2019

| SA-born Kleyn gets Ireland RWC squad call-up South African-born lock Jean Kleyn has been included in Ireland’s 44-man training squad in preparation for the Rugby World Cup in Japan later this year....
23:00, 05/28/2019

| Ireland won't be overawed in Lord's Test - Wilson Ireland wicketkeeper-batsman Gary Wilson insists his side are determined not to be overawed when they play England in their country's Test debut at Lord's....
21:34, 07/21/2019

| Ireland's Sam Bennett storms Criterium sprint Irish speed king Sam Bennett left rivals reeling, timing his mass bunch sprint effort to perfection to win the third stage of the Criterium du Dauphine....
20:17, 06/11/2019

Brexit: Irish PM says no backstop as bad for Ireland as no deal Ireland will not allow the Northern Ireland "backstop" clause in Britain's EU withdrawal agreement to be dropped because doing so would be as big a threat to the country as Britain leaving without a deal, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday...
15:17, 06/15/2019

The Stupid Family Is Getting Wasted In Ireland On Our Dime It wouldn’t be a proper Trump Eurotrip without the president’s large adult sons hitting up an Irish pub and brushing off concerns over using taxpayer funds!...
15:34, 06/06/2019

Lowry will always be a national hero in Ireland - McIlroy Rory McIlroy congratulated Shane Lowry and told him that his life would never be the same again after he was catapulted to national hero status in Ireland after winning the British Open on Sunday....
00:51, 07/25/2019

Decades-old Ireland murder may be prosecuted in France Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest work....
09:51, 05/27/2019

Donald Trump marks D-Day anniversary before trip to Ireland President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and the leaders of other allied nations at Britain's Portsmouth Naval Base on Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
03:51, 06/06/2019

Adare Manor in Ireland to host 2026 Ryder Cup The Ryder Cup will return to Ireland in 2026 when Adare Manor hosts the biennial contest between Europe and the United States for the first time, the European Tour said on Thursday....
15:51, 07/25/2019

Viking Invasion Resurrected Ireland's Failing Population The early medieval period in Ireland (400-1200 AD) was a time of key importance. It was a turning point in European history and the origin of much contemporary Irish culture and identity. ...
01:51, 08/24/2019

McIlroy chooses Ireland over Britain for Olympic golf Rory McIlroy is "most likely" to play next year's Olympic golf in Tokyo and would represent Ireland rather than Britain, the Northern Irishman said on Tuesday....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Ireland says UK's Johnson 'very unhelpful' on Brexit, risks no deal Ireland's foreign minister, Simon Coveney, said new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's approach to Brexit was "very unhelpful" and would block an agreement, after Johnson rejected a key Irish demand his predecessor had agreed to....
13:34, 07/26/2019

With change in the air and a battle on the horizon, the USWNT returns with a win over Ireland The U.S. women's soccer team returned to the pitch at the Rose Bowl for the first time since their World Cup triumph amid the backdrop of an impending coaching change and a fight for equal pay....
12:51, 08/04/2019

Ireland's Valeo snacks on Kettle Foods deal An Irish food company which has led a prolific takeover spree during the last decade‎ is closing in on its latest corporate snack: the purchase of brands including Kettle crisps and Metcalfe's Skinny Popcorn....
19:54, 08/12/2019

Tim Murtagh’s magic for Ireland makes it a green day at Lord’s • It is best time to play England, says bowler after his five wickets• World Cup affected us, admits England coach Graham ThorpeFrom new heights, to fresh depths. Ten days after England won the World Cup final at Lord’s, they slumped to 85 all out ag...
02:00, 07/25/2019

'Very unhelpful': Ireland scolds British PM Johnson over Brexit Ireland said on Friday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's approach to Brexit was "very unhelpful" and that the new British leader appeared set on a collision course with the European Union that would preclude an orderly exit with a deal....
16:34, 07/26/2019

Arriving in Ireland, Trump says Brexit will be fine for the country Donald Trump, arriving in Ireland for the first time as U.S. president on Wednesday, sought to reassure the country that Britain's exit from the European Union would work out fine for its near neighbor....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Conor McGregor says he was 'wrong' to punch man in face in Ireland bar Former UFC fighter Conor McGregor admitted he was “wrong” to punch a man in the face at a pub in his native Ireland earlier this year, according to a report....
11:17, 08/23/2019

The Latest: Ireland’s Varadkar cool on Brexit extension LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar says European Union countries are losing patience with Britain and are hostile to extending the Brexit deadline beyond Oct 31. Varadkar told reporters t...
16:00, 06/20/2019

UK PM expects EU to cave in to save Ireland from 'no-deal' Brexit: the Sun British Prime Minister Boris Johnson believes the European Union will cave in at the last minute and do a Brexit deal with him to "save Ireland", the Sun newspaper reported on Monday, citing a source....
04:51, 08/13/2019

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A referendum held Friday saw 82.1% of voters support...
13:00, 05/27/2019

Germany says it will stand in 'full solidarity' with Ireland over Brexit German president echoes Angela Merkel in saying the backstop will not be revisitedGermany will stand fully in “solidarity” with Ireland over Brexit, the country’s president has said, and look to “underpin rather than undermine” the peace process that...
19:17, 07/04/2019

Wells Fargo fined in Ireland over reporting breaches Wells Fargo & Co's Irish subsidiary was fined 5.9 million euros on Friday for a prolonged series of regulatory reporting breaches, the second largest fine ever handed down by Ireland's Central Bank....
14:00, 07/05/2019

Turkfest: Ireland's little festival with a big heart – a photo essay Every summer, the population of Inishturk, an island off Ireland’s west coast, swells to five times its normal size – when it opens its doors to 200 Turkfest revellersInishturk is an island nine miles off the coast of County Mayo in west Ireland, mid...
13:34, 08/21/2019

Stalemate at Stormont to hit milestone as N Ireland prepares for The Open Next week marks two-and-a-half years since Northern Ireland's power-sharing government collapsed - and politicians are still struggling to restore it....
11:00, 07/07/2019

US anti-LGBT pastor banned from visiting Ireland A US preacher who critics call a "Holocaust-denier, Islamophobe and anti-LGBT+ extremist" has become the first person banned from visiting Ireland under exclusion powers....
19:51, 05/13/2019

Ireland is soliciting New Yorkers to live on this stunning island A small island off the northwest coast of Ireland has launched an unusual campaign to lure new residents there to bolster its population and make its community “sustainable.” Arranmore Island — an eight-square-mile landmass with a population of some ...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Rockall dispute: Scotland warns Ireland over fishing Scotland says it plans to take "enforcement action" against Irish vessels operating around the uninhabitable Rockall islet. Dublin doesn't recognize Britain's sovereignty of the rock, but has never claimed it for itself....
07:00, 06/09/2019

England’s Ashes candidates to be put to the Test by Ireland at Lord’s • Joe Root’s new-look XI includes two debutants and two spinners• Three members of the team will be playing their first home TestOn the eve of England’s first ever Test against Ireland perhaps it was fitting that the pitch, which is almost in the cen...
21:17, 07/23/2019

| Stirling century can't stop Bangladesh beating Ireland Paul Stirling's century was insufficent to prevent Bangladesh beating Ireland in a triangular series ODI with Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das starring for the visitors....
05:17, 05/16/2019

England v Ireland: Lord's Test match, day one - live! Updates from the first day of four, play starts at 11amAndy Bull: is four-day test for Ireland a snub?And why not email Daniel or tweet @DanielHarris 12.20pm BST IT’S FIVE FOR MURTAGH! IT’S SEVEN FOR IRELAND! IT’S HUMILIATION FOR ENGLAND! IT’S WONDER...
13:34, 07/24/2019

Ireland's Greens eye return to government after local bounce Ireland's Green Party will consider playing a role in the country's next government, pushing to overhaul environmental policy, if its surge in this week's local and European elections is repeated in the next parliamentary poll, its leader said....
15:00, 05/26/2019

'Ireland is changing': booze-free bar opens in Dublin The Virgin Mary will only sell alcohol-free beer, wine and cocktails The Irish writer Brendan Behan made a famous declaration that he drank only on two occasions. “When I’m thirsty and when I’m not.” Many compatriots adopted the quip as a defiant mot...
07:34, 05/08/2019

Future relationship with EU can be changed, Ireland's Coveney tells new UK PM The European Union would be willing to change parts of the political declaration, or agreement on a future relationship with Britain, when the new British prime minister is elected, Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Sunday....
14:00, 07/21/2019

Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Ease Divorce Restrictions With the change approved by 82 percent of voters, the country is taking another step toward liberalizing a Constitution dominated by the teachings of the Catholic Church....
14:17, 05/26/2019

British Open: Gary Woodland is a stranger in Ireland PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — They had a special day for Gary Woodland recently in his hometown of Topeka, Kan., to celebrate his U.S. Open victory at Pebble Beach last month. Woodland estimated there were about 3,500 people lining the streets to hono...
04:34, 07/18/2019

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted by an overwhelming majority to relax its constitutional restriction on divorce, results showed, the latest in a series of reforms to modernise the ch...
11:51, 05/26/2019

| McIlroy wants to golf for Ireland in 2020 Tokyo Olympics Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy said on Tuesday he wants to play for Ireland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, thrilled at the chance to fulfill a boyhood dream....
03:34, 05/15/2019

Ireland says too late to tweak controversial Brexit backstop It is too late to tweak the Irish "backstop" mechanism in Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, a senior Irish minister said on Wednesday after several candidates to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May said it must be changed....
18:34, 05/29/2019

Best places to see the northern (and southern) lights If seeing the aurora borealis or aurora australis is on your bucket list, some careful planning will increase your odds. Here’s what you need to know.        ...
16:51, 04/30/2019

The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) In LEX 18 News-Sunrise Weekend this morning, we had a story about “Borealis” the new polar bear cub at The Toledo Zoo, in Ohio. “Borealis” or “Bo” (for short) was named for the Aurora Borealis, more commonly known as “the northern lights.” So, why no...
15:00, 05/11/2019

5 dead from storms on northern Greece Powerful storms have raged over Greece’s northern Halkidiki region, leaving at least five people dead and 20 injured as trees and electricity pylons toppled...
03:51, 07/11/2019

GoFundMe for a toilet in northern Saskatchewan Churchill River Canoe Outfitters runs camping trips in northern Saskatchewan and it's organized a GoFundMe page for a composting toilet for Barker Island....
11:34, 07/11/2019

$30K Stolen From Northern Kentucky Bakery KENTON COUNTY, Ky. (WLWT)– A Northern Kentucky woman said that she hired someone to clean the windows at her bakery and the man stole $30,000 from the business. Lluliana Contreras, the owner of Lupita’s Bakery in Crescent Springs, says th...
01:34, 06/21/2019

15 best spots for spotting the northern lights The northern lights — or the aurora borealis — are one of the most incredible natural phenomena in the world. Here are the 15 best places to see them.       ...
17:51, 08/17/2019

Two Eurofighters collide over northern Germany Two German military jets have crashed in the northeastern German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. They were flying a mission out of a major training center for the German air force....
16:34, 06/24/2019

Ireland considering port checks on whole island in case of no-deal Brexit Ireland is exploring the idea of checking live animals and animal products from Britain as they arrive at ports on the whole island of Ireland if there is a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday....
13:51, 07/12/2019

Ireland warns British PM contenders against 'dumbing down' border issue The contenders to become Britain's prime minister should not "dumb down" the issues Brexit presents for the Irish border by suggesting simplistic solutions, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday....
16:00, 06/21/2019

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Action to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland is preparing to unveil an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesses, farms and households off fossil fuels.The government ...
16:51, 06/17/2019

On Trump’s Ireland Visit, Talk of Brexit and Border Walls President Trump predicted that Brexit would be good for Ireland “with your wall, your border.” Ireland’s prime minister replied that the country wanted to avoid “a wall or border” with Britain....
03:34, 06/06/2019

Don't fret, Trump tells nervous Ireland, Brexit will work out 'very well' Donald Trump, arriving in Ireland for the first time as U.S. president on Wednesday, sought to reassure the country that Britain's exit from the European Union would work out fine for its near neighbour....
21:34, 06/05/2019

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce. Election officials said Sunday a constitutional requirement that couples be separated for four yea...
12:17, 05/26/2019

Tim Murtagh Realises Childhood Dream As Ireland Stun England Tim Murtagh enjoyed a remarkable return of five wickets for 13 runs in nine overs on the opening day of Ireland's first Test match clash with England and just their third in all....
08:00, 07/25/2019

LinkedIn jobs boost caps record FDI period for Ireland Microsoft's LinkedIn on Thursday said it would add 800 new roles to its European headquarters in Dublin, the latest major jobs announcement that capped off a record six months for foreign direct investment (FDI) into Ireland....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Grace O’Malley, the 16th Century Pirate Queen of Ireland Grace O'Malley was Queen of Umaill, chieftain of the O Maille clan, a rebel, seafarer, and fearless leader who challenged the turbulent politics of 16th century England and Ireland. While Irish legends have immortalized Grace as a courageous woman wh...
09:17, 06/01/2019

Two 14-year-old boys found guilty of murdering schoolgirl in Ireland Two 14-year-old boys have become the youngest in Irish history to be convicted of murder, after luring a schoolgirl to a derelict house in Dublin last year before she was sexually assaulted and killed....
15:51, 06/19/2019

Home Secretary Sajid Javid: 'Ireland is key... I would renegotiate the backstop' The home secretary, Sajid Javid, insists that it is possible to renegotiate the UK's withdrawal agreement with the EU and, in particular, the Northern Irish backstop....
13:17, 06/02/2019

Ryder Cup returning to Ireland, Adare Manor to host in 2026 The 2026 Ryder Cup will be played in Ireland, taking golf's greatest team event to the home country of British Open champion Shane Lowry       ...
20:34, 07/25/2019

UK PM hopeful Gove pledges to talk to Germany, Ireland to win better Brexit Michael Gove, a candidate to replace Britain's Theresa May, said on Monday if he became prime minister he would try to win changes to a Brexit deal by opening talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar....
14:51, 06/17/2019

Ireland left horrified by Ana Kriégel’s murder in a derelict farmhouse After two 14-year-olds were convicted of killing a vulnerable teenage girl who had been bullied online, the fallout from a harrowing case continues to haunt the countryOn a spring afternoon last year, a 13-year-old boy called at the home of Ana Kriég...
20:34, 06/23/2019

Ireland to step up plans for 'significant' risk of no-deal Brexit Ireland will step up its preparations for a disorderly Brexit this week given the chances of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal have never been higher, foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Monday....
12:34, 07/08/2019

It takes at least 4 years to apply for divorce in Ireland. Will voters change that? In Ireland, people can only apply for a divorce after living separately from their spouse for four out of the previous five years. Those in the process of separating say the wait time wreaks havoc on their well-being....
14:17, 05/20/2019

Irish PM Leo Varadkar Says No-Deal Brexit Could Lead To United Ireland A no-deal Brexit could lead to a united Ireland as more people in Northern Ireland would "come to question the union" with Britain, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said....
20:51, 07/27/2019

Trump’s sons bought a round for the house during Ireland pub crawl Eric and Donald Trump Jr. were the toast of the town during a pub crawl in Ireland, and even bought a round for the house. “They were so lovely and down to earth and gave a great hello to everyone,” Igoe Bar owner Caroline Kennedy told Th...
20:17, 06/08/2019

Boris Johnson's Rise Solidifies Brexit Standoff With Ireland It took nearly a week for new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar to talk on the phone, and when they did on Tuesday it was to underscore a position they shared on Brexit: no compromise....
23:17, 07/30/2019

The wrong kind of trees: Ireland's afforestation meets resistance Residents and campaigners say fast-growing Sitka spruces are spoiling the landscapeIreland is ramping up its response to the climate crisis by planting forests – lots of forests. East, west, north, south, the plan is to plant forests, the more the be...
05:00, 07/08/2019

Jimmy Anderson out of England’s Test against Ireland with calf injury • Bowler injured right leg playing for Lancashire in July• ECB will assess fitness before Ashes Test at EdgbastonJimmy Anderson will miss England’s Test against Ireland because of a right calf injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board has announced...
14:00, 07/23/2019

Trump's Golf Trip to Ireland Cost You an Extra $3.6 Million You can approach this story either by wondering about your return on investment, or as a citizen whose tax dollars are being spent so that Donald Trump can play golf and promote his own businesses. Take your pick....
00:51, 06/09/2019

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
22:51, 05/15/2019

Ireland skittled for 38 as England shatter dream in astonishing test "Ireland\u0027s dream of pulling off one of the biggest shocks in the history of test cricket was shattered as they collapsed to 38 all out to lose by 143 runs to England at Lord\u0027s on Friday."...
19:17, 07/26/2019

'Instant calm to the soul': the magic of Cape Clear, Ireland Whether in search of peace, or adventure, this tiny County Cork island is a haven for escapistsCape Clear, Ireland’s most southerly island, has been my getaway for almost 30 years. It is the place where I forget which day of the week it is. It’s wher...
10:00, 05/19/2019

Mysterious Megalithic Monument Found at Carrowmore is Unlike Anything Seen in Ireland In Ireland, archaeologists have found a remarkable monument in the heart of the extensive Stone Age complex of Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery in Sligo.  ...
16:00, 06/15/2019

Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low-risk bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, mainly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in an annual report....
01:17, 07/02/2019

Amazon plans new solar and wind farms in Ireland and Virginia Months after Amazon shareholders turned down a plea by employees to do more about climate change, the company announced two new renewable energy projects. Today, Amazon shared plans for a wind farm in Ireland and a solar farm in Pittsylvania County,....
00:51, 08/02/2019

Lean Mako Vunipola hungry to return for England against Ireland • Prop has been out since May with hamstring injury• Vunipola at lowest weight since 2016 Australia tourNo England player is keener to run around a rugby field this bank holiday weekend than Mako Vunipola, who is set to make his long-awaited comeback...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Owen Farrell and George Ford to start for England against Ireland • Jones names strongest XV of World Cup warm-up campaign• Tom Curry and Sam Underhill named as flankers against IrelandOwen Farrell and George Ford will start together for England for the first time since last June on Saturday with Eddie Jones naming...
20:00, 08/22/2019

La Liga back on TV in UK & Ireland: ITV to show Athletic vs Barcelona on Friday Fans of LaLiga in the UK and Ireland will be able to watch the competition after all as ITV announced plans to show one game per week, starting with Barcelona's trip to Athletic Club on Friday night....
22:17, 08/15/2019

Ireland well-placed to respond to growing no deal Brexit risk: minister The growing possibility of a no deal Brexit will present a very difficult shock for Ireland but is one its strongly growing economy is well-placed to respond to, Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Thursday....
11:17, 08/15/2019

Ireland Bars American Pastor Accused of Hate Speech In its first use of a 1999 law, the Irish government denied entry to Steven L. Anderson, an Arizona preacher accused of making anti-Semitic and homophobic statements....
23:17, 05/13/2019

Johnny Sexton to miss Ireland’s World Cup warm-up against England • Fly-half has been recovering from thumb strain• Ross Byrne gets chance with Joey Carbery on the sidelinesJohnny Sexton will miss on Ireland’s World Cup warm-up against England at Twickenham on Saturday.The British and Irish Lions fly-half sat out t...
20:00, 08/22/2019

British PM Johnson to meet Ireland's Varadkar over Brexit: report British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted an offer to meet Irish leader Leo Varadkar to discuss Brexit and the Northern Irish backstop, the Sunday Telegraph said citing UK government sources....
12:34, 08/11/2019

Book of Invasions: The Mytho-Historical Text About Those Who Came to Conquer Ireland Written records of the history of Ireland did not appear until the Middle Ages. As a result, much of the early history of Ireland is shrouded in mystery.  ...
20:17, 05/03/2019

Ben Foakes and Tom Curran lead England to victory over Ireland in ODI thriller In 2018, England began their white-ball summer with defeat to Scotland – lower ranked opposition excluded from this year's World Cup – in Edinburgh in an epic, high-scoring thriller....
22:00, 05/03/2019

Ireland’s prime minister welcomes protests during Trump visit Ireland’s prime minister said President Trump will be welcomed to his country during his visit next month – but that protest is not only allowed, it is “welcome.” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was asked by reporters during an event in Dublin on Thursd...
18:00, 05/17/2019

| Eddie Jones names England side for Ireland visit England boss Eddie Jones has named both Tom Curry and Sam Underhill in his starting XV to face Ireland in their Rugby World Cup warm-up at Twickenham....
18:34, 08/22/2019

| Vunipola tells England to stay humble after Ireland rout Billy Vunipola has told England to "stay humble" after their 57-15 demolition of Ireland raised hopes of a potential World Cup triumph later this year....
20:17, 08/25/2019

| Rugby World Cup dream alive for Ireland's SA-born Kleyn Jean Kleyn has the chance to stake a late claim for a place in Ireland's Rugby World Cup squad after he was selected for their first warm-up match against Italy....
21:51, 08/08/2019

Amazon is launching renewable energy projects in Virginia and Ireland Amazon has announced two new renewable energy projects, including a solar farm in a Virginia county and a new wind farm planned in Cork, Ireland       ...
15:51, 08/02/2019

American pastor known for hateful views banned from Ireland, report says A controversial anti-gay and anti-Semitic preacher from Arizona who prayed for former President Barack Obama's death has reportedly become the first person banned from Ireland under an exclusion order....
19:34, 05/13/2019

Hot tubs, saunas and seaweed soaks on Ireland’s west coast Sea swimming has become a big thing on Ireland’s wild Atlantic coast, as have fun and creative methods of warming up after a bracing dipIreland has some extraordinarily beautiful beaches: Derrynane in Kerry and Connemara’s Glassilaun easily hold thei...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Norman Artifacts Indicate Long-lost Monastery Has Been Found in Ireland In Ireland a long-lost 13th century monastery has been found along with a large number of medieval artifacts. Monastic farms and other buildings that belonged to French and Norman monks who had settled in Ireland were unearthed. ...
05:51, 08/03/2019

Several killed in heavy storms in northern Greece Six people have been killed and dozens more have been injured after tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit the Halkidiki peninsula. The victims, including two children, were tourists visiting Greece....
12:34, 07/11/2019

Northern Calif. fire threatens over 1,000 homes Firefighters are working through the night to contain a Northern California wildfire that's threatening about 1,100 homes and prompted evacuation orders for nearly 4,000 people. (Aug. 23)        ...
15:51, 08/23/2019

Dustin Johnson’s Northern Trust lead could have been so much more If Dustin Johnson’s putter had been going, he might have left the field in the dust. Instead, the long-bomber scratched out a 4-under 67 in his second round of The Northern Trust at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City on Friday, giving him a on...
15:00, 08/10/2019

Violent Thunderstorms Kill at Least 7 in Northern Greece Six foreigners were said to be among the dead after intense wind and rain hit the Halkidiki region. More than 100 others were injured, officials said....
18:00, 07/11/2019

'Enough is enough': Mayors say Northern Rail should lose franchise The mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool have joined forces to call for Northern Rail to be stripped of its franchise and taken over by the government as soon as possible....
13:00, 05/29/2019

Tainted liquor kills 6 in northern India LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say at least six villagers have died after drinking tainted liquor in northern India. Police officer Ajay Sahni says the deceased bought the liquor from a shop in in Barabanki district in Uttar Pradesh state on Monday nig...
12:34, 05/28/2019

Newborn boy rescued from Northern California dumpster STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say good Samaritans have rescued a newborn baby from inside a Northern California dumpster in scorching heat. Authorities say the baby was found wrapped in a plastic bag shortly before noon Tuesday in the city of S...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Armed group kills 11 in a bar in northern Brazil An armed group entered a bar in the Brazilian northern city of Belem on Sunday and fired at patrons, killing 11 people and leaving one wounded, according to local media reports....
05:00, 05/20/2019

Severe weather rips through northern Indiana Northern Indiana experienced damage due to severe weather that swept through on Monday. Trees and power lines were both brought down by the storm.        ...
18:34, 06/24/2019

$1,000,000 Powerball winner sold in Northern Kentucky FLORENCE, Ky. (LEX 18) – One Florence retailer is celebrating after selling a $1,000,000 Powerball ticket for last night’s drawing. The winning numbers were: 1-5-16-22-54 and the Powerball was 24.  The winner matched the first five numbers but ...
17:34, 06/27/2019

PMQs: Sherriff and May on railways in northern England A Yorkshire MP tells the prime minister her constituents can't decide which is delayed most - the Northern Powerhouse, promised by the government, or their next train....
16:00, 07/17/2019

10 aboard unhurt after Northern Calif. jet fire All 10 people aboard a small jet escaped injury Wednesday after the aircraft aborted its takeoff at a small Northern California airport, went off the runway and burst into flames, officials said. (Aug. 22)        ...
15:34, 08/22/2019

Bear falls on Northern California patrol car HOOPA, Calif. (AP) — They probably don’t train people for this at the Sheriff’s Academy. A patrol car was struck by a falling bear in Northern California last weekend. Authorities say a Humboldt County sheriff’s deputy was driving on State Route 96 o...
18:34, 08/10/2019

Tiger Woods looks far better at BMW Championship than he did at Northern Trust From first tee through 18th green in Wednesday’s BMW Championship pro-am at Medinah Country Club, Tiger Woods walked and played without restriction.        ...
03:51, 08/15/2019

Egypt: At least 20 killed in airstrikes in northern Sinai Egyptian security officials say airstrikes targeting Islamic militants are underway in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 20 insurgents...
17:34, 07/19/2019

Amazon posted its first jobs for HQ2 in northern Virginia Amazon posted the first jobs for its second headquarters, or HQ2, in northern Virginia, with a plan to create 400 openings in 2019.        ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Zookeeper attacked by lions in northern Germany BERLIN (AP) — Police say two male lions have attacked and seriously injured a keeper at a zoo in northern Germany. The dpa news agency quoted a spokesman for police in Walsrode, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Hamburg, as saying the experienc...
15:34, 05/04/2019

US targets al-Qaida militants in northern Syria BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. military says it has struck an al-Qaida leadership and training facility in northern Syria where attacks threatening Americans and others were being planned. The U.S. Central Command said in a statement that the strike occurred...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Intense heat wave to hit northern Europe Record temperatures are predicted in northern Europe this week, with authorities in Germany and France on alert. Experts have said heat waves are on the increase worldwide, calling it further evidence of climate change....
11:51, 06/25/2019

Northern China damaged by rare tornado A rare tornado swept through a northern Chinese province on July 3. The storm caused damage to homes, cars and downed power lines.        ...
15:00, 07/05/2019

Russian missile explodes over northern Cyprus The leaders of the breakaway Turkish-controlled region of Cyprus said an overnight explosion appears to have been Russian in origin. One official said it most likely "fell" out of the sky on its way to another country....
12:17, 07/01/2019

Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported....
15:00, 05/26/2019

Search for private plane in northern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities are searching for a private executive jet that never arrived to its destination in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey. A spokesman for the state of Coahuila confirmed the search Monday. The jet left Las Vegas Sunday...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Jimmy Anderson ruled out of Ashes warm-up against Ireland at Lord's Jimmy Anderson has been ruled out of England's first Test of the summer against Ireland with a calf injury, guaranteeing that the hosts will have at least two – and probably three – debutants at Lord's tomorrow....
13:17, 07/23/2019

Ireland High Court nixes planned strike by Ryanair pilots The High Court of Ireland moved Wednesday to block a planned strike by Ryanair pilots, granting an injunction to halt the work stoppage less than a day after it was set to begin....
03:00, 08/22/2019

Euro 2020: Republic of Ireland complete lacklustre victory over Gibraltar • An own goal and Brady’s late effort keep Republic top of group• Czech Republic now level with England at head of Group AJoseph Chipolina’s own goal and a late effort from Robbie Brady handed the Republic of Ireland a Euro 2020 qualifying victory ov...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Former Rutgers basketball star Kelvin Troy makes history in Ireland Kelvin Troy became the first American inducted into the Basketball Ireland Hall of Fame. He was a pioneer in more ways than one.        ...
01:17, 05/21/2019

Shane Duffy’s late header snatches point for Ireland in Denmark • Mick McCarthy’s side stay on top of their group• Jesus Navas on target for Spain in Faroe IslandsShane Duffy left Denmark cursing the Republic of Ireland once again as he headed home a late equaliser to snatch a 1-1 Euro 2020 qualifier draw in Cope...
02:34, 06/08/2019

Ryanair fails to stop UK pilots' strike but wins case in Ireland An Irish court granted an injunction on Wednesday to prevent Ryanair's Dublin-based pilots from going on strike, but the airline suffered a setback hours later when a London court rejected a similar application for its British pilots....
23:00, 08/21/2019

Ireland abuse survivors say Pope must face up to Church's past sins This weekend will be a moment of reckoning for survivors around the world, as the Pope arrives for the first papal visit to Ireland in nearly 40 years amid a growing outcry over Church-related sexual abuse....
09:51, 08/23/2019

England's James Anderson trains in bid to be fit and firing for Ireland Test England assembled at Lord's on Monday ahead of their four-day Test against Ireland with intrigue surrounding the make-up of their six-man bowling attack....
17:51, 07/22/2019

Ireland could try to block Mercosur trade deal on Amazon concerns: Varadkar As wildfires rage through the Brazilian Amazon, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said Dublin will vote against a trade deal between the European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur unless Brazil takes action to protect the rainforest....
11:17, 08/23/2019

Ireland Baldwin scares mom Kim Basinger with another NSFW Instagram – that isn't even her Ireland Baldwin posted a racy Instagram picture that triggered a reaction from her mom, Kim Basinger. The punchline: It wasn't Ireland in the photo.        ...
10:51, 07/23/2019

France and Ireland declare opposition to trade deal over Amazon fires Brazil’s handling of forest fires set to top agenda of G7 countries at meeting in Biarritz this weekendAmazon fires: what is happening and is there anything we can do?France and Ireland have said they will oppose an EU trade deal with South American ...
15:51, 08/23/2019

Rory McIlroy believes in Royal Portrush’s unifying power for Ireland PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Rory McIlroy should be revered as one of the greatest ambassadors to golf in both Ireland and Northern Ireland. He is, after all, the greatest champion either has produced. Instead, the 30-year-old McIlroy has spent some ...
02:34, 07/18/2019

La Liga on TV in UK and Ireland: Will a deal be reached before Barcelona face Real Madrid? Fans of La Liga in UK and Ireland will be able to watch the competition for the first three weeks, but there is still no deal in place to broadcast the competition for the remainder of the season....
17:34, 08/22/2019

Sajid Javid criticised for calling Ireland 'tail that wags the dog' on Brexit Home secretary accused of diplomatic faux pas as he makes Tory leadership pitchIrish commentators have condemned Sajid Javid for describing Ireland as “the tail that wags the dog” on Brexit.The home secretary made the comments as he continued to expa...
21:17, 06/02/2019

Factbox: Donald Trump's schedule in the United Kingdom, Ireland and France U.S. President Donald Trump makes a state visit to the United Kingdom on June 3-5 before a trip to Ireland and then takes part in the 75th anniversary commemorations of the D-Day landings in France....
15:17, 05/31/2019

Upsets rule in weekend racing in Ireland, Coronet wins in France It was a weekend of upsets in the Curragh in Ireland with Aidan O'Brien losing one Group 1 race to his son and winning the other with a horse even he didn't fancy to win....
21:00, 07/01/2019

Derby, Oaks preps hit Ireland, England, France in weekend racing Sir Dragonet blows away rivals in Wednesday's Chester Vase, moving to the forefront of the Investec Derby picture and heralding a frantic weekend of 3-year-old racing across two Channels....
18:17, 05/10/2019

Ireland's finance minister sees significant risk of disorderly Brexit Ireland thinks there is now a significant risk of a disorderly Brexit and is taking measures to protect itself from any legal consequences, finance minister Paschal Donohoe said on Tuesday....
11:17, 07/09/2019

UK PM Johnson and Ireland's Varadkar agree to meet in Dublin in early Sept British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar spoke by phone for almost an hour on Monday and agreed to meet in Dublin in early September, the Irish and British governments said....
22:17, 08/19/2019

Briton convicted of 1996 murder of French film-maker in Ireland Ian Bailey, who lives in Ireland, convicted in his absence of killing Sophie Toscan du Plantier A court in France has found Ian Bailey, a British former journalist, guilty of murdering Sophie Toscan du Plantier, a French film-maker who was battered t...
22:34, 05/31/2019

Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed on Saturday, putting it in line to take its first seats in the European Parliament for 20 years and make the biggest gains in county and city councils....
17:17, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low-risk bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, mainly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in an annual report....
15:34, 07/01/2019

England beat Ireland by 143 runs to win Test match at Lords – as it happened Under heavy cloud, with moisture in the air and the lights on, 11 wickets fell, 36 runs were scored and Ireland were beaten in a chaotic day at Lord’s 2.47pm BST Here’s a match report. I’ll be off then. Bye! Related: England skittle Ireland for 38 to...
16:00, 07/26/2019

England vs Ireland live stream: how to watch today's rugby online from anywhere England will be looking to get back to winning ways after last week’s demoralising defeat against Wales. Ireland on the other hand, are hoping to build on their win over Italy in their first Autumn International, but go into today's ...
15:51, 08/24/2019

UK's pollution death toll higher than Ireland, France and Spain The UK has a higher death rate from toxic air than many European neighbours including Ireland, France and Spain, the World Health Organisation revealed today....
12:17, 06/27/2019

Ireland's Aidan O'Brien wins four prep races for the Derby at Epsom A Godolphin win in France interrupts Aidan O'Brien's four-race winning streak in major prep races for the upcoming European Classics; Normcor wins G1 Victoria Mile in Japan...
20:17, 05/13/2019

Camel dung fuels cement production in northern UAE Thousands of tonnes of camel dung are being used to fuel cement production in the northern United Arab Emirates, cutting emissions and keeping animal waste out of landfill....
17:00, 07/21/2019

Tiger Woods is on for Medinah after Northern Trust disaster Tiger Woods said on Tuesday he will try to play in the BMW Championship at Medinah — the second of three FedEx Cup playoff events. The Masters champion withdrew from the Northern Trust last week after shooting a rough 75 in the first round at Liberty...
03:17, 08/14/2019

2 hurt as magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes northern Panama A strong earthquake has struck a lightly populated area of Panama near its border with Costa Rica, causing some wooden porches to collapse and products to shake from store shelves and injuring at least two people...
04:00, 05/13/2019

| 'My entire world was gone' - floods devastate northern Pakistan Once a small cluster of houses stood along a gentle stream in Pakistani Kashmir. Now only jagged rocks and a few damaged homes remain after torrential rains wreaked havoc on the picturesque mountain village in the Laswa Valley....
12:51, 07/19/2019

20 killed as bus falls into deep gorge in northern India NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say a bus has fallen into a deep gorge on a mountainous road in northern India, killing at least 20 people. Police officer Shalini Agnihotri says the accident occurred Thursday near Kullu, a town in Himachal Pradesh state. She...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Ecuador cracks down on illegal miners in northern region Ecuador on Tuesday mobilized hundreds of soldiers and police to a mountainous area to confront illegal mining and organized crime that have fueled violence in the north of the country, the interior minister said....
00:51, 07/03/2019

Bus crashes on highway in northern India, killing 29 people A government official says a speeding bus has overturned and plunged into a roadside drain in northern India, killing at least 29 people and injuring 18...
05:51, 07/08/2019

Strong quake rocks northern Peru, one dead Peruvian authorities were scrambling to assess the damage after an earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 rocked the Peruvian Amazon region in the early hours of Sunday morning, leaving at least one person dead....
17:34, 05/26/2019

Mexico arrests couple with $1 million at northern border MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have arrested a couple trying to enter into the country with more than $1 million hidden in their car. A defense ministry statement said Monday night that the couple was arrested a day prior in the bord...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Police say 12 injured in northern Germany rail crash BERLIN (AP) — Police say 12 people have been injured, two of them seriously, after a train crashed into a transport truck in northern Germany. The crash occurred early Wednesday when a regional train hit a truck stopped on a rail crossing in the stat...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Egyptian officials say 6 policemen slain in northern Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say militants have attacked three police checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least six policemen and wounding eight other officers. The officials say the attacks happened ...
03:51, 06/26/2019

Pilot dies after Eurofighters collide in northern Germany A pilot has died after two German military jets crashed in the northeastern German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. The planes were flying on a mission out of a major training center for the German air force....
19:34, 06/24/2019

Earthquake shakes northern Netherlands, no injuries reported THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has shaken the northern Dutch province of Groningen, the latest in a series of tremors blamed on decades of gas extraction from underground reserves. The country’s meteorological institut...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Large earthquake off Indonesia felt in northern Australia A deep earthquake in the Banda Sea shook parts of Indonesia, East Timor and Australia. The giant tremor did not cause a tsunami and there no initial reports of major damage or injury....
09:51, 06/24/2019

7 places you can sleep in a bubble under the stars or northern lights Here's where you can sleep inside clear bubble domes to view the stars, northern lights and majestic landscapes.        ...
14:17, 05/28/2019

New UK PM may be needed to deliver Brexit: Northern Irish DUP's Dodds The deputy leader of the Northern Irish party propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government said on Tuesday he thought Brexit would be delivered, but that it might require a new prime minister to do so....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki r...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Hiker who vanished in Northern California is found dead The body of a hiker who vanished in Northern California last week was discovered Sunday and it is believed the cause of death stemmed from a slip on the rocky terrain in the Trinity Alps, a report said....
12:17, 08/19/2019

U.S. military begins Exercise Northern Edge in Alaska Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel are participating in a 12-day joint training exercise called Northern Edge 2019 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Intense heat wave hits northern Europe Record temperatures are predicted in northern Europe this week, with authorities in Germany and France on alert. Experts have said heat waves are on the increase worldwide, calling it further evidence of climate change....
10:00, 06/25/2019

Prison Clash Leaves 52 Dead in Northern Brazil In the latest outbreak of prison violence in Brazil, inmates from rival factions faced off in an hourslong battle that left 16 prisoners decapitated....
00:17, 07/30/2019

Deadly earthquakes rattle northern Philippine isles At least eight people are dead and 60 more hurt after three strong earthquakes rocked islands in the northern Philippines on Saturday morning, local time....
05:51, 07/28/2019

Youth training center closing in northern Wisconsin LAONA, Wis. (AP) — A job training center that has served hundreds of disadvantaged youths is closing in northern Wisconsin. The closure of the Blackwell Job Corps Center in Laona comes as part of a Trump administration plan to cut 1,100 jobs in the F...
19:51, 05/30/2019

Museum Fire burning in northern Arizona now 46% contained Museum Fire near Flagstaff, Ariz. Courtesy: Coconino County Twitter FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the Museum Fire burning in a northern Arizona mountain pass is close to being halfway contained. The fire is up to 46% contained Sunday from 3...
22:17, 07/28/2019

Prison Riot Leaves 57 Dead in Northern Brazil In the latest outbreak of prison violence in Brazil, inmates from rival factions faced off in an hourslong battle that left 16 prisoners decapitated....
18:51, 07/30/2019

Merritt ties course record for lead at Northern Trust Troy Merritt ties course record with a 62 as Tiger Woods posts his second-worst score in FedEx Cup playoffs        ...
04:51, 08/09/2019

Aurora borealis: 15 must-see spots for checking out the northern lights GoBankingRates.com guides skygazers to the best spots to watch the northern lights in Alaska, Canada, Iceland, Greenland, Scotland and Scandinavia.       ...
15:17, 08/17/2019

Journalists beaten, arrested in northern Indian state A state government official says two policemen have been suspended for beating a TV journalist and damaging his equipment after he reported on unlicensed vendors at a railroad station in northern India....
16:34, 06/12/2019

In photos: Moments from the Northern Trust golf championship Top professional golfers from around the world compete in the Northern Trust golf championship Fed Ex Cup playoffs at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., from August 8 through August 11, 2019....
18:01, 08/09/2019

Woods labors to 75 as Merritt leads Northern Trust Tiger Woods joked after struggling to a four-over-par 75 in the first round at the Northern Trust in New Jersey on Thursday that at least he had broken 80....
06:51, 08/09/2019

Six killed in church attack in northern Burkina Faso Unidentified gunmen killed a pastor and five congregants at a Protestant church in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, authorities said, the first attack on a church in a country that has seen an upsurge of Islamist violence this year....
17:17, 04/29/2019

Ten UN peacekeepers killed in a terrorist attack in northern Mali Ten ‘blue helmets’ from the United Nations Stabilization Mission In Mali (MINUSMA) were killed on Sunday following a complex terrorist attack against the mission’s camp in Aguelhok, in the Kidal region, northern Mali. ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

AG Barr promises continued support to Northern Triangle SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr says funding under his authority for policing in Central America’s Northern Triangle is not at risk under the Trump administration’s promise to cut off those countries no...
02:17, 05/17/2019

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" so far as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13 days ago....
14:00, 06/08/2019

Northern California inmate killed; 2 prisoners suspected SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has been killed at a Northern California state prison and two other prisoners are suspects in his death. Officials say the 63-year-old man was stabbed with a homemade weapon in an exercise yard Thur...
04:00, 05/31/2019

At least 4 dead as quakes shake northern Philippine isles Two strong earthquakes hours apart measuring 5.4 and 5.9 have struck a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines, killing at least four people and injuring several others...
03:35, 07/27/2019

4 shot during soccer practice at Northern California park SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Police say four people, including a soccer coach and an 11-year-old boy who had just finished soccer practice, were shot at a busy public park in the Northern California city of Santa Rosa. Police said Thursday that they bel...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Deadly twin quakes strike northern Philippines At least six people have been killed in back-to-back earthquakes near a remote Philippines island group. Terrified residents have gathered outside for their safety....
05:51, 07/27/2019

Tiger Woods sinks to the bottom at Northern Trust This is how Tiger Woods’ day went in Thursday’s opening round of the Northern Trust at Liberty National: Not only did he rarely have honors at the tee boxes because of how poorly he was playing, he didn’t even have honors at one of those portable toi...
23:51, 08/08/2019

Prison Riot Leaves 52 Dead in Northern Brazil In the latest outbreak of prison violence in Brazil, inmates from rival factions faced off in an hourslong battle that left 16 prisoners decapitated....
02:51, 07/30/2019

Trump to visit Ireland during Europe trip in early June: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, will visit Ireland during their upcoming trip to Britain and France, and plan to meet Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on June 5, the White House said on Tuesday....
02:51, 05/22/2019

Ireland Baldwin credits Cheesecake Factory with gaining weight in a place she appreciates Ireland Baldwin posted a selfie to Instagram Sunday in which she credited Cheesecake Factory restaurants with helping her gain weight in a part of her body she finds favorable....
03:51, 07/18/2019

Pity Ireland: the next page of the Trump family album | Hannah Jane Parkinson They’ve left the UK. Harry has unclenched his fists. They’ve arrived in Ireland. And Donald mentioned the wall …A collective sigh of relief as the Trumps left the UK en masse; the land a little less orange, a little less Sad! The palace staff keen to...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Paul Azinger talks Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy and an Open in Ireland NBC Sports and Golf Channel analyst Paul Azinger talks with The Post’s Zach Braziller about the Open Championship at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, which begins Thursday. Q: After finishing second at the U.S. Open and tied for second at the Mast...
09:51, 07/12/2019

Rory McIlroy declares intention to play for Ireland at 2020 Olympic Games • McIlroy did not play at 2016 Games in Rio• World No4 said: ‘I’m excited to play for Ireland’Rory McIlroy is expected to compete for Ireland at next year’s Olympics after revealing a change of stance regarding his participation. McIlroy was one of a...
20:17, 05/14/2019

Expecting Ireland to be servile is part of a long British tradition | Richard McMahon The Brexit crisis is another example of how the UK so often ignores the consequences of its conduct on its neighbourBoris Johnson’s approach to Ireland is part of an ignoble tradition in British politics. At its heart is the false assumption that sup...
19:17, 08/01/2019

Real IRA founder who plotted bombing while Prince Charles was in Ireland dies in prison Seamus McGrane died from a suspected heart attack while serving an 11½-year sentence for directing terrorismOne of the founders of the Real IRA, who planned a bomb attack during Prince Charles’s visit to Ireland in 2015, has died in prison.Seamus McG...
07:51, 05/26/2019

Alec Baldwin’s daughter, Ireland, told him to ‘get over’ her racy social media posts When Ireland Baldwin posted a cheeky photo of herself to Instagram last month, it quickly prompted her dad Alec Baldwin to respond. Now, the 23-year-old model is addressing her father's comments. ...
02:17, 08/07/2019

Ireland’s Shane Lowry stays calm to win first major at the Open as rivals fade • 32-year-old pulls clear of pack to win by six shots• England’s Tommy Fleetwood finishes second on nine underPadraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke … Shane Lowry. We will soon have to amend the great book of Irish cliche to...
22:17, 07/21/2019

Eddie Jones picks ‘Kamikaze Kids’ Curry and Underhill to face Ireland • England coach pairs Curry and Underhill together for first time• Jones also selects Ford, Farrell and Tuilagi in midfieldEddie Jones had been in his job a matter of months when he called a meeting at the Rugby Football Union and announced “I can’t ...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Sam Curran wants England Test team to build on World Cup success against Ireland and in Ashes Sam Curran believes England's Test team will be inspired by their 50-over counterparts' maiden World Cup triumph when they face Ireland at Lord's next week and in the Ashes that follow....
13:17, 07/18/2019

Golf: Portrush goes wild for Ireland's Lowry as final-round test awaits They chanted his name, they rose as one for a standing ovation and long after Shane Lowry had departed the 18th green to sign for a course-record 63, the crowd were still following him across the course, singing and celebrating with abandon....
02:17, 07/21/2019

| Parkland arrest | Trumps in Ireland: WATCH the top World news videos for today Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges | Eric and Donald Trump jnr pour pints at Irish pub; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
06:51, 06/06/2019

Ireland vs Italy live stream: how to watch rugby international match online from anywhere Ireland head into the World Cup with plenty of work to do following an underwhelming Six Nations campaign in which they finished third. While Italy coach Conor O'Shea has an even bigger task ahead. Now's the time to pick things up and ...
18:00, 08/10/2019

Heatwaves amplify near-record levels of ice melt in northern hemisphere Greenland’s ice sheet shrunk more in past month than in average year, experts warnThe frozen extremities of the northern hemisphere are melting at a near-record rate as heatwaves buffet the Arctic, forest fires tear through Siberia and glaciers retre...
14:17, 08/02/2019

Turkish military launches operation against militants in northern Iraq Turkey's military launched an operation with commandos, backed by artillery and air strikes, against Kurdish militants in a mountainous area of northern Iraq, the defence ministry said on Tuesday....
11:17, 05/28/2019

Explosions rock Syria’s northern city of Raqqa, killing 10 BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists are reporting that two explosions killed 10 people in the northern city of Raqqa. The Saturday night blasts occurred in two different locations in the city that was once the de facto capital of the Islamic St...
00:51, 06/02/2019

Turkey, US work to create buffer zone in northern Syria Turkey and the United States have agreed on the creation of a buffer zone in northern Syria. Details of the agreement remain sketchy, however, and Syrian Kurds fear Ankara will try to expel them from the region....
00:17, 08/14/2019

Two French tourists and park guide missing in northern Benin Two French tourists and their guide have been missing for the last two days after going on a game drive in Pendjari National Park in northern Benin, near the border with Burkina Faso, the company that manages the park said on Friday....
18:34, 05/03/2019

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people....
22:34, 06/02/2019

8 dead, 60 hurt as quakes shake northern Philippine isles MANILA, Philippines — Two strong earthquakes hours apart struck a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines early Saturday, killing at least eight people, injuring about 60 and causing substantial damage. The...
10:00, 07/27/2019

Suspected Russian-made missile explodes over northern Cyprus A suspected Russian-made missile has exploded over northern Cyprus, in an incident which officials believe is linked to military operations in Syria....
21:17, 07/01/2019

Mortar attack kills three people in northern Iraq: police At least three people were killed and four wounded when three mortar bombs hit the northern Iraqi town of Shirqat on Tuesday, police officials and hospital sources said....
13:00, 07/09/2019

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three separate locations from June 2 to June 4....
17:51, 06/06/2019

'It could change everything': coin found off northern Australia may be from pre-1400 Africa Experts believe they may have found a Kilwa coin that could change what we know about the history of global tradeIt’s Anzac Day and the usually busy I-Med radiology clinic in Darwin is shiny and quiet, the public holiday giving the machines and their...
02:34, 05/12/2019

Fertility experts aim to help save northern white rhinos from extinction Only two female northern white rhinoceroses are left, prompting Merck to work with the BioRescue Project -- to offer assisted reproductive technologies to save the species from extinction....
23:17, 08/05/2019

Northern Irish same-sex marriage intervention complicates devolution talks The British parliament's decision to bypass politicians in Northern Ireland and legislate on same-sex marriage could deepen a stalemate in the region at the heart of Britain's struggle to leave the European Union, a senior lawmaker warned on Thursday...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Northern Irish police arrest man over Lyra McKee murder Detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland have arrested a 46-year-old man and carried out searches at properties near the site of the shooting, police said on Thursday....
17:51, 06/06/2019

Danny Willett unexpectedly makes noise at The Northern Trust Danny Willett called it “a nice day’s work,’’ adding he “wasn’t quite expecting’’ the 5-under 66 he shot in Saturday’s third round of The Northern Trust at Liberty National in Jersey City. “After 12 holes, we were just teetering around and not really...
13:00, 08/11/2019

Northern Cyprus judge acquits two journalists of insulting Erdoğan Press freedom watchdog hails ruling by court in Turkish-occupied territoryPress freedom defenders have reacted with jubilation after a judge in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus acquitted two journalists accused of insulting Turkey’s president, Recep ...
01:17, 05/18/2019

Dark horses also in the hunt at wide-open Northern Trust Sunday’s final round of The Northern Trust at Liberty National in Jersey City figures to be a shootout, with nine players within four shots of the lead, a number of big names at or near the top of the leaderboard and some dark-horse candidates lurkin...
13:00, 08/11/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said (USGS)....
23:51, 07/12/2019

Increased northern cod quota could slow species’ recovery: conservationist The commercial cod fishery, essential to Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry, collapsed and was placed under a moratorium in 1992, throwing thousands out of work and sparking protests....
09:51, 06/28/2019

Shane Lowry’s Open celebration ends at the Northern Trust Shane Lowry is finally back to playing competitive golf after the Irishman’s epic win at the British Open on his home island last month. A video of the after-party went viral, with Lowry holding a pint in one hand and the Claret Jug in the other, sta...
14:17, 08/08/2019

Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, destroying the cars and damaging another four. Police said the arso...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Thick, fog-like wildfire smoke cloaking northern Alberta on Wednesday Heavy smoke reduced visibility and vehicles were coated in ash in La Crete, Alta., about 150 kilometres south of the 1,300-square-kilometre Chuckegg Creek fire near High Level....
17:00, 05/29/2019

Tiger Woods withdraws from Northern Trust in ominous sign Tiger Woods withdrew from The Northern Trust on Friday morning, about two hours before he was to begin his second round of the first leg of the FedExCup Playoffs at Liberty National. “Due to a mild oblique strain that led to pain and stiffness,...
19:34, 08/09/2019