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Turkish diplomat describes physical and sexual abuse in detainment, Ankara dismisses as “baseless”

A growing chorus of international bodies and human rights activists are calling on authorities to investigate allegations of horrific sexual, physical and psychological t...

Turkish diplomat describes physical and sexual abuse in detainment, Ankara dismisses as “baseless”

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As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse Elder abuse is chillingly widespread and can range anywhere from physical and sexual abuse, to emotional abuse, confinement, stealing money, negligence, and abandonment. And it's slated only to get worse with the aging U.S. population....
22:51, 06/19/2019

Ankara presses Turkish Cypriots' resources claim after Cyprus agrees gas deal Turkey said on Friday that Turkish Cypriots had rights to a share of the island's offshore resources, days after the Greek Cypriot government agreed a revenue deal with a U.S. firm over a gas find in the eastern Mediterranean....
20:51, 06/07/2019

Kilogram to be based on physical absolute instead of single, physical object The kilogram is no longer defined by a physical object. Instead, from here on out, the unit of measurement will be based on fundamental constants, atomic properties and physical absolutes....
00:00, 05/21/2019

Former AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A judge sent an influential youth basketball coach to prison effectively for the rest of his life Thursday, saying he secretly collected sexual images of 440 boys and molested more than a dozen over a 20-year period. U.S. Distric...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Ex-AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse Greg Stephen, a former influential youth basketball coach in Iowa, was sentenced to 180 years in federal prison, the maximum penalty he faced on sexual exploitation and pornography charges....
07:17, 05/03/2019

Filmmaker pleads guilty to sexual abuse A Utah filmmaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child. Sterling Van Wagenen, who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s, entered the plea during a court hearing in Utah. (April 30) ...
00:17, 05/01/2019

R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Counts of Sexual Abuse R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault, E! News can confirm. A spokesperson for the Illinois Cook County Criminal Court said in a statement, "11 new charges......
23:34, 05/30/2019

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer, according to reports.        ...
02:17, 05/31/2019

Sexual abuse of elderly likely to ‘grow dramatically’, UN expert says As the world prepares to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with defending the rights of older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has stressed that they are often victims of sexual abuse and...
22:00, 06/13/2019

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, according to court documents released Thursday....
06:51, 05/31/2019

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
17:17, 06/08/2019

5 Michigan priests face sexual abuse charges Five Catholic priests in Michigan face criminal charges for sexual abuse amid a statewide investigation, state Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday....
22:34, 05/24/2019

R. Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The Church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
17:51, 06/13/2019

Louisiana deputy accused of sexual abuse remains with agency ST. BERNARD, La. (AP) — A lawsuit claiming a teenage girl was subjected to sexual abuse by a Louisiana jail deputy has been settled and the deputy remains with the agency. The New Orleans Advocate reports the St. Bernard Parish Sherif...
14:51, 06/11/2019

Afghanistan: Will FIFA's investigation into sexual abuse claims have any impact? As the World Cup approaches, FIFA are investigating claims female footballers from Afghanistan were sexually abused. But with conservative attitudes so entrenched and victim-blaming rife, can it make any difference?...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Pope issues new rules mandating the reporting of sexual abuse Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
12:51, 05/09/2019

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss francs• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all football-related activity and fined a million Swiss...
21:17, 06/08/2019

The Vatican editor who exposed the sexual abuse of nuns – and took on the Pope In the church women’s magazine, Lucetta Scaraffia exposed rape and secret abortions. Then, she and her team quit. She reveals what happenedOn 26 March, Lucetta Scaraffia sent a letter to Pope Francis. She was, at the time, the editor of the Vatican’s...
17:17, 05/08/2019

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, was also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 ...
16:17, 06/08/2019

Monster gets 120 years in prison for livestreaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the internet, according to authorities and new reports. Steven Douglas Crook Jr., 29, ...
21:34, 06/06/2019

R. Kelly expected to plead not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
14:51, 06/06/2019

37 More Former Ohio State Athletes Sue the University in Sexual Abuse Case The lawsuit is the fourth of its kind filed against the university and the first since Ohio State released a report detailing how a former team doctor repeatedly assaulted males athletes....
09:34, 05/30/2019

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
15:00, 06/14/2019

I Visited Eve Ensler to Talk About Her Sexual Abuse. I Got a Therapy Session Instead This isn’t a Psychologist’s Office. It’s a cavernous Manhattan loft, the kind with an elevator that opens directly into the apartment. But my conversation with its resident, famed feminist Eve Ensler, feels suspiciously like a thera...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur Chandra Trital said the judge issued a guilty verd...
06:17, 06/12/2019

Pope issues new rules for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up systems for reporting abuse and cover-ups....
16:00, 05/09/2019

LaVar Ball dismisses his remark to ESPN's Molly Qerim: 'I meant no sexual intent' LaVar Ball dismissed any ill intent behind his words and essentially laughed off ESPN's Molly Qerim for taking offense to to his remark.       ...
20:34, 06/23/2019

Critic’s PIck: ‘At the Heart of Gold’ Review: A Thorough Record of Sexual Abuse Erin Lee Carr’s documentary features interviews with many of the women who accused Larry Nassar, the former team doctor for U.S.A. Gymnastics, of molesting them....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Paul Stewart: I lost my football identity when I went public over sexual abuse Former Spurs and Liverpool player revealed in 2016 that he was sexually abused as a child by a coachThe former Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool footballer Paul Stewart has spoken of losing his identity as a footballer when he went public about the sex...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Italy bishops adopt new measures on sexual abuse, victims skeptical Italy's Roman Catholic bishops on Thursday enacted a new policy on reporting suspected cases of sexual abuse by priests, but they stopped short of making it mandatory to inform police at first instance....
19:34, 05/23/2019

Afghanistan Moves to Arrest Soccer Chief on Sexual Abuse Charges The Afghan authorities issued a warrant for Keramuddin Keram, a powerful former warlord, a day after FIFA barred him for life and fined him about $1 million....
13:00, 06/09/2019

Pope issues law to force priests and nuns to report sexual abuse All Catholic priests and nuns will be required to report abuse and cover-ups by superiorsPope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to chur...
13:18, 05/09/2019

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s governing body were made aware of sexual abuse allegations against senior Afghanistan football officials ...
14:17, 06/06/2019

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse, wants to empower women to speak up Ellen DeGeneres is sharing her story in the hopes she can empower other sexual assault survivors to come forward.        ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Children’s Aid Society in Canada turned a blind eye to sexual abuse: report A now-defunct Children’s Aid Society in Canada has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexual abuse for years — with foster parents across Ontario using their homes as teenage sex dens, including one family that was described by victim...
04:51, 06/13/2019

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peaceke...
00:51, 05/31/2019

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation una...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Nearly 180 former Ohio State University students claim sexual abuse by doctor Nearly 180 men who attended Ohio State University claim they were sexually abused more than two decades ago by a now-deceased doctor, and university staff who knew of the abuse failed to act, a report released by the school on Friday said....
07:51, 05/18/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to sexual abuse of a child Sterling Van Wagenen, a co-founder of the Sundance Film Festival, pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child.        ...
23:51, 04/30/2019

Southern Baptist Convention addresses sexual abuse, advance bylaw changes Monday The Southern Baptist Convention can already expel a church over sexual abuse but new steps could make it easier to formally address abuse.        ...
04:00, 06/11/2019

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform Sexual abuse victims and their supporters rallied in nine cities around Japan this week to protest against recent court acquittals of alleged rapists and urge reform of the nation's anti-rape law....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN The United Nations recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General Assembly. Although the figures rose compared with...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Rep. Jordan: Report confirms denials of knowledge of sexual abuse at Ohio State The investigation reached no ‘conclusive determinations’ on whether the Republican lawmaker or most other coaches at the school decades ago knew of misconduct by a school doctor....
20:34, 05/17/2019

Tech firms to give secret evidence at child sexual abuse inquiry Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google will make submissions as inquiry looks at online abuseFacebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google are to give secret evidence to the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse (IICSA) as it examines the growing proble...
20:51, 05/13/2019

R. Kelly arrives in court, expected to plead not guilty to 11 new counts of sexual abuse Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his arraignment in Chicago on Thursday.        ...
16:34, 06/06/2019

New York Archdiocese releases list of 120 priests accused of child sexual abuse The list released by the New York Archdiocese includes 120 men, none of them in active ministry now.        ...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
19:00, 05/26/2019

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on ...
20:51, 06/08/2019

Motivational Speaker Tony Robbins Accused of Verbal Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Tony Robbins, a motivational speaker who is famous from infomercials, books, and self-help seminars, has been accused verbal abuse and making unwanted sexual advances towards followers and fans....
21:00, 05/18/2019

Tony Robbins Slams Allegations of Sexual Misconduct and Berating Abuse Survivors Tony Robbins, America's most famous motivational self-help guru and life coach, denies sexual misconduct and verbal abuse accusations lobbied against him in a BuzzFeed News report. On......
23:34, 05/17/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to child sexual abuse A filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced an Oscar-winning movie in the mid-1980s pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual abuse of a child....
16:51, 05/01/2019

Ellen DeGeneres recounts sexual abuse: Stepfather groped me, tried to break into my room Ellen DeGeneres told David Letterman that she hid her stepfather's abuse from her mother because she "knew that would ruin her happiness."        ...
16:34, 05/28/2019

Spanish court lifts 'wolf pack' convictions from sexual abuse to rape Men who attacked woman in Pamplona have jail sentences increased to 15 yearsThe five defendants in the notorious Pamplona sexual attack case have had their prison sentences raised from nine to 15 years each after the supreme court found them guilty o...
18:34, 06/21/2019

British inquiry: Oxfam GB covered up sexual abuse at Haitian camps after quake A British charity covered up reports that its workers sexually exploited young Haitian girls and women in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, the Charity Commission found....
23:00, 06/11/2019

Sexual abuse in Southern Baptist churches expected as major topic at annual meeting Southern Baptists may enact changes to hold churches accountable and keep people in their pews safe at a June meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
04:17, 06/06/2019

Thirty-seven ex-Ohio State athletes sue school over alleged sexual abuse by former team doctor Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school Wednesday, the latest federal lawsuit that alleges sexual abuse by former team doctor Richard Strauss.        ...
04:34, 05/30/2019

Attorney for Ohio State athletes making sexual-abuse claims says many are ex-football players Attorney preparing lawsuit against Ohio State for ex-athletes claiming sexual abuse by team physician says most of his clients were football players.        ...
01:34, 05/19/2019

Sundance Film Festival co-founder pleads guilty to 2nd count of child sexual abuse A Utah filmmaker who co-founded the Sundance Film Festival and produced a movie whose lead actress won an Oscar in the mid-1980s has pleaded guilty to a second count of sexual abuse of a child in a deal with prosecutors....
23:17, 05/03/2019

Ellen DeGeneres' Mom Betty Lives With "Regret" After Ignoring Her Daughter's Sexual Abuse Claims Ellen DeGeneres' mom is breaking her silence on her daughter's claims that she was sexually abused by her stepfather. The 61-year-old talk show host and comedienne had talked......
17:34, 05/31/2019

Police search Catholic Diocese of Dallas amid new child sexual abuse allegations Police executed search warrants at the offices of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas on Wednesday, along with two other buildings, after an investigation into child sexual abuse allegations against a former priest uncovered claims against others, Dallas ...
23:51, 05/15/2019

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
05:51, 06/12/2019

UCLA is apologizing to patients after a gynecologist who worked with students for nearly 30 years was accused of sexual abuse Associated Press/Reed Saxon A longtime gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges on Monday. UCLA officials said in a statement they are "deeply sorry" for Dr. James Heaps' alleged misconduc...
15:34, 06/12/2019

Ohio State's Investigation Of Richard Strauss's Sexual Abuse Finds Plenty Of Victims, But Few People To Blame On Friday, Ohio State University released the findings of an independent law firm’s investigation into the sexual abuse committed by former university physician Richard Strauss. During his time at the school from 1978 until 1998, the investigation fo...
22:51, 05/17/2019

New report lists four friars previously serving at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of minor TUCSON- A newly released report by the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara lists four friars who previously served at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. The report reviews claims dating back to 1950. Accordin...
06:34, 06/20/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN....
00:51, 05/31/2019

NXIVM recruit claims she wrote fake letter about dad’s sexual abuse so cult could blackmail her into loyalty: report A NXIVM recruit testified in a Brooklyn courtroom Thursday that “Smallville" actress Allison Mack ordered her to lie about her father sexually abusing her so that the alleged sex cult would have blackmail against her, according to a report. ...
12:17, 06/07/2019

DHS reports 'egregious' violations at four ICE detainment facilities The Department of Homeland Security said it observed "egregious" violations at four facilities for housing Immigrations and Customs Enforcement detainees....
08:17, 06/07/2019

Turkish Cuisine: Here's A List Of Must-Taste Turkish Desserts If you're lucky enough to be travelling to Istanbul, you better pack a healthy appetite and a pair of stretchable pants. Here is a list of must-eats for when you are in Turkey....
12:00, 06/18/2019

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

U.S. asks Turkey delay taking delivery of Russian missile; Ankara unlikely to back down The United States has asked Turkey to delay taking delivery of the S-400 Russian missile defense system, currently scheduled for July, in return for potentially approving the formation of a working group that Ankara has sought to establish, a source ...
02:51, 05/14/2019

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exempt status and posed a potential conflict-of-interest with the work of his congressional panel....
18:34, 05/28/2019

"Baseless": Amethi Hospital Rejects PM Accusation Of Turning Away Patient Authorities of the Sanjay Gandhi Hospital in Amethi today denied allegations that they had turned away a man in need of medical attention just because he was a beneficiary of the central government's......
19:34, 05/05/2019

Trump’s newest media-FBI collusion conspiracy theory is baseless Trump promoted a story about a New York Times reporter "flagging" information about Jared Kushner and Russians. It's clear he was merely asking for confirmation....
17:17, 06/21/2019

India's Reliance Capital calls auditor's observations 'baseless and unjustified' Reliance Capital Ltd said on Thursday the observations of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) about its fiscal accounts were "completely baseless and unjustified", a day after the auditor withdrew from assessing the shadow bank's fiscal year 2018/19 account...
08:17, 06/13/2019

Trump’s newest media-FBI collusion conspiracy theory is so baseless the newspaper behind it retracted it Trump promoted a story about a New York Times reporter "flagging" information about Jared Kushner and Russians. It's clear he was merely asking for confirmation....
23:51, 06/21/2019

Remy Ma's Publicist Releases Statement On 'Baseless' Assault Case, Calls Brittney Taylor's Allegations a 'Money Grab' A few days after Reminisce “Remy Ma” Mackie turned herself into New York City police, her publicist, Ernest Dukes has released a statement regarding the alleged incident involving the 38-year-old rapper and Love & Hip-Hop co-star Brittney Taylor ...
16:51, 05/06/2019

Man describes trying to stop synagogue gunman Oscar Stewart says he pursued the gunman who killed one person and wounded three more in a synagogue near San Diego, California on Saturday. Stewart told KGTV in San Diego that he was taking part in services on Saturday when he heard gunfire. (April ...
14:17, 04/29/2019

“I Hit It With Everything I Could” – Dad Describes Fighting Shark To Save Daughter A North Carolina teen who lost her leg in a June 2nd spoke publicly about her ordeal for the first time Friday. Paige Winter wants the world to know the shark may have taken her leg, it didn’t take her determination or spirit. “I’m ...
03:51, 06/15/2019

Let's get physical and more diverse, says Hamilton Formula One needs more diversity and drivers need to toughen up if the sport is to become more entertaining and grow, five-times world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday....
00:34, 06/07/2019

What to expect during a physical exam Physical exams are routine checkups of a person’s general health. A healthcare professional will visually inspect, feel, or listen to different areas of a person’s body to look for potential health conditions. They may also ask about any problems and...
02:34, 06/18/2019

‘There’s No Place to Run.’ American Tourist Describes Kidnapping in Uganda A California woman who was kidnapped and held captive for almost five days while on safari in Uganda is speaking out about her experience for the first time. In an interview with Gayle King CBS This Morning on Friday, Kimberly Endicott told the story...
23:17, 04/28/2019

A-10 pilot describes how iconic plane survives attacks Known for an ability to keep flying after taking multiple rounds of enemy machine gun fire, land and operate in rugged terrain, destroy groups of enemy fighters with a 30mm cannon and unleash a wide arsenal of attack weapons, the A-10 is described by...
17:17, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Lawyer describes Morsi’s collapse during trial CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s death during a court hearing (all times local): 7:25 p.m. A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi spoke for around five minutes during a court app...
19:51, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Driver describes highway crash that killed 8 SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on a Mississippi highway crash that left eight people dead (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The driver of a van that collided with a truck on a Mississippi highway says he was in his lane and tried to avoid the truck but c...
22:17, 06/03/2019

Good samaritan describes Alaska crash scene (KTUU/NBC News) Chuck Hanas was the first person to arrive at the scene of Monday’s fatal plane collision in Ketchikan, Alaska. He and his wife Colleen Nesbitt were aboard their boat, the “Hotel California,” when they saw a plane go...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Roof shredded, woman describes surviving tornado A woman tells of how she, her son and pup managed to survive when a tornado hit her home in Trontwood, Ohio on Monday. Erica Bohannon, whose apartment is now destroyed, says she and her loved ones braved the storm inside a closet. (May 28)  ...
05:00, 05/29/2019

Motorcycles, pickup crash; witness describes it as horrific RANDOLPH, N.H. (AP) — Police are at the scene of a crash involving motorcycles and a pickup truck on a New Hampshire highway. State police declined to release details Friday evening about the crash on U.S. 2 in Randolph. But witnesses described a hor...
06:17, 06/22/2019

North Korea describes US impounding of vessel as 'robbery' North Korea has reacted sternly to last week's announcement that one of its cargo ships had been seized by the US. The seizure was described as "robbery" and against the spirit of recent top-level summits....
13:00, 05/14/2019

You Can Now Use an Android Phone as a Physical Security Key on iOS Google now lets iOS users sign in to their Google accounts using an Android phone as a physical security key for two-step verification. Here's how the feature works....
12:00, 06/13/2019

K-Pop Star Sunmi Describes Herself as "LGBT" in Viral Concert Moment Sunmi is opening up to her fans about her life and the "different sides" of herself. While performing at the Q-Factory on Tuesday, June 4, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the......
02:00, 06/05/2019

Florida man describes ‘shocking’ alligator attack on 5-year-old granddaughter A young Florida girl has her grandfather to thank for saving her life after she was attacked by a nearly 7-foot alligator while swimming in a lake in Leon County. Over the weekend, Ryanne Gwaltney was swimming with her grandfather, Clifford Gregg, in...
01:17, 06/07/2019

Witness describes prison riot defendant as "puppet master" The prosecution's star witness says an inmate charged with the murder of a correctional officer during a Delaware prison riot was the "puppet master" of the uprising....
01:51, 05/09/2019

On Senate floor, Tina Smith describes struggle with depression Minnesota Democrat Sen. Tina Smith discussed her trials with depression Wednesday on the Senate floor, saying that she hoped to reduce the stigma of mental illness....
22:51, 05/15/2019

Man who works in New York helicopter crash building describes what it was like inside Gordon Aries, a UBS employee, works on the 14th floor of the Manhattan building that a helicopter crashed into.        ...
04:00, 06/11/2019

Frank Lampard describes rumours over Chelsea job as an ‘easy link’ • Derby manager says focus is solely on play-off final• ‘We’ve got a game coming up and they’ve got a manager’Frank Lampard will hold crucial talks with Mel Morris, the Derby County owner, about the club’s future in the wake of Monday’s Championship ...
00:51, 05/25/2019

Bacteria found in gut could help boost physical performance Scientists say certain bacteria are more abundant in marathon runners after raceFrom go-faster stripes to energy gels, athletes have long sought ways to boost their performance. Now researchers say bacteria might also offer a boost.Scientists say the...
17:17, 06/24/2019

How getting more daylight can improve your mental and physical health Spending less time outside and more time in dim artificial light is disrupting our body clocks and undermining our health. The good news? A little daylight goes a long way...
11:51, 05/29/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 likely will have physical buttons after all Recently we heard a rumor that Samsung was planning not to put any physical buttons on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, opting for capacitive ones instead, but unsurprisingly it seems that might not be the case after all.According to @UniverseIce (a reput...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Matter: In This Doctor’s Office, a Physical Exam Like No Other Genetic and molecular analysis of 109 volunteers turned up hidden health problems in about half of them. Critics say the approach amounted to ‘carpet-bombing’ the body....
22:00, 05/08/2019

Jennifer Aniston Describes Frightening Emergency Plane Landing – With A Twist (TODAY) – It was meant to be a celebration with her besties, but Jennifer Aniston’s 50th birthday getaway got off to a rough start before the private plane they were all on even left the runway. The actress recalled the incident during a ...
01:34, 06/02/2019

Former White House counsel Dean describes parallels between Trump and Nixon The president slammed the former White House counsel whose 1973 testimony was key to Nixon’s resignation. “John Dean’s been a loser for many years,” Trump said....
01:34, 06/11/2019

Nxivm ‘slave master’ describes naked group meetings with leader A Nxivm “slave master” took the stand Friday against her one-time “grandmaster” Keith Raniere, divulging the alleged upstate sex cult’s naked meetings with the Svengali-like leader. Raniere kept his eyes glued to Lauren ...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Seahawks cut WR Doug Baldwin with failed physical designation Doug Baldwin rose from an undrafted free agent to become one of Russell Wilson's favorite targets, but now he has been released by the Seahawks.        ...
23:17, 05/09/2019

NYC tenants sue landlord for a physical key after he gives them a fancy smart lock After a New York City apartment landlord installed a smart lock on the building’s lobby door, a group of tenants filed a lawsuit arguing they should be provided with something else instead — a physical key. A group of five tenants of a He...
23:17, 05/11/2019

How to Survive Sitting on a Long Flight, According to a Physical Therapist I can never sit comfortably on a flight; I’ve struggled with lower back pain for years. After emerging from a long flight spent in a middle seat, I have been known to collapse on the floor of the airport like an infant that’s learning to walk....
21:17, 05/31/2019

Boeing's Latest 737 MAX Concern: Pilots' Physical Strength Efforts to get Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners back in the air are being delayed in part by concerns about whether the average pilot has enough physical strength to turn a manual crank in an emergency....
14:00, 06/19/2019

Tenants win right to have physical keys in NY smart lock case The landlords of one Manhattan apartment building have agreed to provide physical keys to tenants who don't want to use smart locks. The decision was reached in a preliminary settlement after tenants sued their landlord for installing Latch smar...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Man who drove David Ortiz to the hospital describes holding his hand as they sped from the scene The man who drove former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to the hospital after he was shot in the Dominican Republic described holding his hand in the car as they sped away from the scene in his SUV....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Syrian doctor describes latest alleged chemical attack as US mulls response Just after 9 a.m  Sunday, witnesses on the ground in the remote Syrian countryside near the border of Idlib province claimed they saw more than 40 rockets slash through the sky, along with three different-looking shells that landed in a thud of yello...
01:34, 05/24/2019

Denisovan Jaw: The First Physical Evidence for the Mysterious Hominins Outside Their Original Cave! Research into the Denisovan story is always fascinating. This group of ancient hominins has been something of a mystery ever since they were first discovered in 2010 as an extinct sister group to the Neanderthals.  ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Report: Samsung sticking with physical buttons on the Galaxy Note 10 We’re likely just a few weeks away from Samsung’s official unveiling of the Galaxy Note 10, but until then, the leaks are going to continue springing up on a weekly basis. We already wrote about a new camera feature the Note 10 is expecte...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Weird physical illusion makes you think objects are impossibly light Around 90 per cent of people are fooled by this physical illusion. It tricks the mind into thinking that three objects together are lighter than one on its own...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Bike lanes need physical protection from car traffic, study shows Enlarge (credit: Britta Pedersen/picture alliance via Getty Image) There are plenty of good reasons that people should cycle more. People who exercise more are healthier and can score higher on cognitive tests, for one thing. And replacing short c...
13:51, 05/04/2019

Physical fitness reduces risk of lung and bowel cancers A big study links higher fitness to lower risk of lung and colorectal cancer and higher fitness before diagnosis to better odds of surviving the diseases....
23:51, 05/08/2019

Youth with chronic physical ailments more prone to mental illness (Reuters Health) - Children and young adults with chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, and ADHD may be more likely to develop mental illness than youth who don't have physical health problems, a U.S. study suggests....
06:17, 06/22/2019

Biden: If You Don't Want to Work With Republicans, Start a 'Real, Physical Revolution' At the Poor People’s Campaign’s presidential forum tonight, former Vice President Joe Biden took a shot at Sen. Bernie Sanders when he was asked about cooperating with Republicans to pass legislation....
09:34, 06/18/2019

Desperate DVD industry calls upon memes to save physical media What’s the name of that classic movie, the one where the giant shark harasses a coastal town in Massachusetts? Ah yes, that’s right: We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat. And what’s the one where Al Pacino is a gangster with a weird accent? Yup, it’s Say H...
18:51, 05/22/2019

J.J. Abrams describes process of working Carrie Fisher into Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker When it was announced last July that J.J. Abrams would be using “unseen footage” of Carrie Fisher to complete General Leia’s arc in Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, the news was met with a mix of relief and (understandable) concern. At least Fisher ...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Buttigieg takes shot at social conservatives, describes coming out during Vegas LGBTQ gala Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg took a shot at social conservatives Saturday in Las Vegas as he described the exclusion he experienced after publically coming out as a gay man....
08:01, 05/12/2019

Jon Moxley, formerly Dean Ambrose, details WWE exit: 'Physical, mental exhaustion' All Elite Wrestling star Jon Moxley, formerly known as Dean Ambrose in WWE, has detailed his reasons for leaving WWE on Chris Jericho's podcast "Talk is Jericho."...
19:34, 05/29/2019

Comcast remote lets people with physical disabilities control the TV with their eyes Comcast launches a free X1 TV remote that lets customers with physical disabilities change channels, surf and sets recordings with their eyes.       ...
17:17, 06/17/2019

Dear Samsung, don’t kill the Note 10’s headphone jack and physical buttons There’s a rumor making the rounds today that’s making me quite sad: Samsung might be killing the headphone jack on the Galaxy Note 10. Equally puzzling, the company might be killing physical buttons too. The report comes courtesy of Android Police, w...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 to Keep Physical Volume, Power Buttons: Report In a last minute rejig, it seems as if the Galaxy Note 10 won't be losing its physical power and volume buttons. Bixby button is going for sure, though....
12:34, 06/21/2019

Google Recalls Physical Security Keys After Discovery of Bluetooth Vulnerability Titan—the physical security Google rolled out last summer—was built to “protect high-value users.” Now those users who bought in on Titan are all eligible for free replacements of this $50 device suite after the company discovered a vulnerability in ...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Pilots’ physical strength reportedly cited as concern in Boeing 737 MAX probe Efforts to unground Boeing’s 737 MAX jets have been delayed in part amid concerns about whether the average pilot possesses enough strength to turn a manual trim crank during emergencies, according to a new report. Sources told The Wall Street Journa...
20:51, 06/19/2019

Physical un-fitness linked with depression, anxiety in middle-aged women (Reuters Health) - Mid-life women with weak upper and lower body fitness may be more prone to depression and anxiety, a study from Singapore suggests....
01:51, 06/19/2019

A 19-year-old injured five TSA agents at a Phoenix airport in a 'brazen physical attack' City of Phoenix, azfamily/YouTube On Tuesday, a man reportedly rushed through security at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, injuring five Transportation Security Administration agents in the process, according to a TSA statement. One TSA officer went ...
07:17, 06/22/2019

What the hell is a ‘cyber diplomat’? I’m an avid consumer of any TV series or podcast that’s even remotely political. I love the drama, intrigue, maneuvering, and most of all, the power. But when it comes to the actual workings of the world of geopolitics, diplomacy, and backroom dealin...
15:34, 05/24/2019

Donald Trump hosts iftar at White House, describes Ramadan as 'very special time for Muslims' President Donald Trump on Monday night described Ramadan as a "very special time for Muslims around the world" as he hosted an iftar dinner at the White House....
07:51, 05/14/2019

Jennifer Aniston describes emergency plane landing, reveals Jimmy Kimmel’s hilarious response Jennifer Aniston has revealed more details about her plane’s emergency landing in February -- including the hilarious text Jimmy Kimmel sent to his wife during the ordeal....
04:00, 06/01/2019

After Smart Lock Allegedly Traps Senior in Apartment, Tenants Sue for Physical Keys and Win Tenants at a property in New York City just struck a deal in what is both a wildly reasonable ask but also a crucial precedent at a time of increasing surveillance—their landlord has to give them physical keys to their building.Read more......
18:17, 05/08/2019

Howard Stern mocks Trump's physical attractiveness, recalls him 'bragging' about his prowess Radio host and author Howard Stern joked about Trump's appearance on Thursday, suggesting that he wasn't in a position to rate women by their physical attractiveness. ...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Trump's use of tariffs could get 'out of control,' former US diplomat says U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threats to slap tariffs on Mexico may cause relations between the two neighbors to spiral "out of control," former U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman said Tuesday....
12:51, 06/04/2019

Ex-Filipino top diplomat says he’s being held at HK airport MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A former Philippine foreign secretary who accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Court says he was barred from immediately entering Hong Kong and held at the airpor...
05:17, 06/21/2019

Exclusive: Boeing seeking to reduce scope, duration of some physical tests for new aircraft - sources Boeing Co engineers are reducing the scope and duration of certain costly physical tests used to certify the planemaker's new aircraft, according to industry sources and regulatory officials....
13:34, 06/16/2019

The Galaxy Note 10 might drop the headphone jack and physical buttons (but will Samsung make a mess of this too?) If you were upset when Apple dropped the headphone jack from the iPhone, paving the way for other makers to do the same, get ready for the next big change that Samsung is allegedly planning on making....
13:34, 05/31/2019

What's the future for cash? Target register outages prove physical loot still has its place Is cash on borrowed time? The outages at Target stores remind us that nothing beats cash when technology fails.       ...
13:17, 06/19/2019

Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war Iran's top diplomat on Saturday dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region, saying Tehran did not want a conflict and that no country had the "illusion it can confront Iran", the state news agency IRNA reported....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Brexit is destroying our reputation overseas, says UK diplomat Ambassador to South Korea says most officials there show ‘deep incredulity’ on the matterBritish ambassadors have been sending messages to the foreign office describing Brexit as a political shambles that is destroying the UK’s reputation, the servin...
20:34, 06/23/2019

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
18:34, 06/15/2019

Diplomat lists Central Park South co-op for $2.5M The honorary consul of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Mexico, Nadine Karachi-Estrada, and her husband Fernando Estrada, are listing their two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit at 150 Central Park South for $2.49 million. It is also available as a rental asking $...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Yemeni officials say top diplomat resigned over UN deal Yemeni officials say the country's foreign minister has submitted his resignation to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi due to differences over a U.N.-brokered peace deal....
22:17, 06/10/2019

We Must Act Against Terror For Fruitful Talks With India: Ex-Pak Diplomat Supporting India's determination that "talks and terror" cannot go together, a former top Pakistani diplomat has said another high-level meeting between the two countries would be fruitless unless......
08:34, 06/12/2019

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government has been released from jail....
14:00, 05/25/2019

It would be 'very hard' for anything like Tiananmen protests to happen again: Former US diplomat The Chinese embassy in the U.S. says others shouldn't interfere in its domestic situation and that "China's human rights are in the best period ever."...
08:17, 06/04/2019

Acacia dismisses Barrick's view on miner's value Acacia Mining said on Monday it strongly disagreed with majority shareholder Barrick Gold Corp's valuation of the company, saying it rejected Barrick's view of its life of mine plans....
16:51, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war Iran's top diplomat dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region at a time of escalating confrontation with the United States, saying Tehran did not want conflict and no country had the "illusion it can confront Iran"....
21:34, 05/18/2019

| Koepka dismisses US Open player complaints Brooks Koepka shrugged off complaints about the setup for next week's US Open as he returns to golf for his first time since winning the PGA Championship....
19:51, 06/05/2019

Trump dismisses reports of NKorean executions President Donald Trump is dismissing reports that a former North Korean negotiator in the nuclear talks has been executed, reportedly over North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's unsuccessful summit with the president in February. (June 5)  ...
04:17, 06/06/2019

Judge Dismisses VIX Manipulation Litigation Against Cboe A federal judge dismissed a case against Cboe Global Markets that accused the exchange-operator of benefiting from manipulation of products based on the widely watched Cboe Volatility Index....
20:51, 05/30/2019

Saudi diplomat rejects activist’s allegation he’s a target DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Saudi diplomat says the kingdom has no information about an Arab activist living in Norway who says the CIA tipped Norwegian security about a threat against him emanating from Saudi Arabia. Responding to a que...
15:17, 05/19/2019

‘Executed’ North Korean diplomat is apparently still alive Reports of the death of North Korea’s special envoy to the United States — who South Korean media claimed was executed for the failed Hanoi summit — were greatly exaggerated. Kim Hyok Chol is in state custody while being investigated for his in...
19:17, 06/05/2019

EU appoints seasoned diplomat as special envoy for Venezuela The European Union has appointed a former international banker and seasoned diplomat as the bloc’s special envoy for Venezuela, in a move that it hopes will increase the chances of a fresh presidential election as a way out of the crisis in the count...
21:34, 05/28/2019

Brexit ‘shambles’ has ruined UK reputation, says senior diplomat Outgoing high commissioner in Singapore says Britain seen as divided and ‘careless of truth’Scott Wightman, Britain’s outgoing senior diplomat in Singapore, has said Britain is now seen worldwide as a country beset by division, obsessed with ideology...
17:17, 06/12/2019

| Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iran's top diplomat visits Iraqi leaders have warned of the risks of war during a visit by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose country is locked in a tense standoff with the United States....
23:00, 05/27/2019

Saudi diplomat rejects activist's allegation he's a target A top Saudi diplomat says the kingdom has no information about an Arab activist living in Norway who says the CIA tipped Norwegian security about a threat against him emanating from Saudi Arabia....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Diplomat with unexplained injury to give brain for research BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. diplomat who suffered headaches and memory loss under mysterious circumstances while stationed in China has pledged to donate his brain for research. Mark Lenzi on Friday joined the several thousand others, including many former ...
17:17, 05/10/2019

Norwegian diplomat pushes Venezuela talks against the odds If there*s a negotiated settlement to Venezuela*s protracted crisis, it*ll likely be reached with the help of a self-effacing, tight-lipped Scandinavian diplomat with a fondness for distance running....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU's special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc's special envoy for Venezuela....
15:17, 05/28/2019

| Iran diplomat calls talks with UK minister 'repetitive' A top Iranian diplomat expressed disappointment on Sunday after meeting a minister from Britain's Foreign Office amid escalating regional tensions, saying the talks were "repetitive", state news agency IRNA reported....
11:51, 06/24/2019

Iran’s top diplomat unimpressed with Japan mediation offer TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister appears unimpressed with Japan’s offer to mediate in a crisis between Tehran and Washington, and says President Donald Trump should make his intentions clear about any talks with Iran through ac...
12:34, 05/28/2019

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU’s special envoy for Venezuela MADRID (AP) — The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc’s special envoy for Venezuela. Iglesias has been the head of the Inter-American Development Bank and SEG...
12:34, 05/28/2019

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
09:00, 06/11/2019

'Executed' North Korean diplomat is alive, sources say The North Korean diplomat who South Korea's largest newspaper said had been executed by firing squad is alive and in state custody, according to several sources familiar with the situation....
07:17, 06/04/2019

EU top diplomat says Europe will try to make sure 'escalation is avoided' between US, Iran The European Union's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, insisted the world's largest trading bloc has a crucial role in the diffusing of military tensions between the United States and Iran....
02:17, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Dubai newspaper criticizes Iran's top diplomat The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:30 a.m....
10:51, 05/28/2019

Brussels set to end Swiss bourses' access to EU market: EU diplomat A European Union diplomat said on Monday that Swiss stock exchanges are set to lose their access to EU investors from July because Brussels and Switzerland have so far failed to reach a compromise over their future partnership....
14:51, 06/17/2019

Iran's top diplomat unimpressed with Japan mediation offer Iran's foreign minister appears unimpressed with Japan's offer to mediate in a crisis between Tehran and Washington, and says President Donald Trump should make his intentions clear about any talks with Iran through actions, not words....
10:00, 05/28/2019

China's top diplomat calls for U.S. restraint on trade, Iran China's senior diplomat Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday that recent U.S. words and actions had harmed the interests of China and its enterprises, and that Washington should show restraint, China's foreign ministry said....
20:34, 05/18/2019

Legislative Staffer Describes Meeting With Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as They Lobbied to Kill a Bill Tightening Vaccine Exemptions On Wednesday, a series of photos posted by activist and vaccine “skeptic” Robert F. Kennedy Jr. showed him and actress Jessica Biel lobbying California state lawmakers. Those lawmakers later confirmed that the duo were there to advocate against SB 27...
04:17, 06/14/2019

CAS dismisses Semenya's appeal over IAAF testosterone rules The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya against the introduction of regulations to restrict testosterone levels in female athletes....
14:17, 05/01/2019

E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board A spokesman for the agency’s administrator said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries the agency is supposed to regulate....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit over slain millionaire's residency A judge in New Hampshire dismissed a lawsuit Friday against a man relatives say killed his millionaire grandfather for inheritance money, saying the grandmother was not a resident of the state....
19:17, 05/10/2019

Papa John's dismisses KPMG as its auditor, hires EY Papa John's International Inc said on Friday it dismissed KPMG LLP as its financial auditor after the accounting firm pointed out that the pizza chain did not maintain effective internal control over its financial reporting last year. The company ...
00:51, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Egypt dismisses HRW criticism over Morsi’s death CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi’s dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Egypt’s authorities are criticizing a leading human rights advocat...
13:00, 06/18/2019

'El Chapo' lawyer dismisses U.S. officials' escape fears A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman rejected prosecutors' claims that the Mexican drug lord may try to escape from the Manhattan jail where he awaits sentencing, and said he should be afforded regular exercise on the building's roof....
01:51, 06/04/2019

Libyan commander marching on Tripoli dismisses negotiations CAIRO (AP) — A Libyan commander whose forces are fighting to take the country’s capital of Tripoli from militias allied with a U.N.-backed government based there has dismissed an initiative by its prime minister for negotiations to end the cris...
12:17, 06/20/2019

New York court dismisses whistleblower's libel suit against UBS A New York appeals court has dismissed a U.S. whistleblower's $20 million libel suit against Swiss bank UBS, his former employer, concluding that statements the Zurich-based bank made about him were......
21:34, 05/24/2019

Biden dismisses calls to apologize after segregationist comment Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Wednesday refused calls to apologize for his comments about segregationist senators, saying “there’s not a racist bone in my body.” Biden made the statement to reporters outside of a fund...
07:17, 06/20/2019

Djokovic dismisses Zverev before turning sights to posterity Despite sending mighty serves crashing down from a great height, world number five Alexander Zverev could offer only momentary resistance to Novak Djokovic on Thursday, as the top seed barged into the French Open semi-finals in straight sets....
00:34, 06/07/2019

Dabo dismisses talk of potential future at Bama Dabo Swinney's new contract includes an unusual provision that would add as much as $2 million to his buyout should he leave to take a job at Alabama, but the Clemson coach said he doesn't spend time pondering a future at his alma mater....
19:51, 05/17/2019

Austrian president formally dismisses Kurz’s government VIENNA (AP) — Austria’s president has formally dissolved the country’s government the day after Chancellor Sebastian Kurz lost a no-confidence vote in parliament. President Alexander Van der Bellen on Tuesday then temporarily appointed th...
12:34, 05/28/2019

McCarthy dismisses Amash impeachment comments: 'He wants to have attention' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy does not appear to be taking Rep. Justin Amash's recent tweets about President Trump very seriously, claiming that the Michigan Republican simply "wants to have attention," and questioning his GOP bona fides....
19:34, 05/19/2019

Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections: newspaper An official from Russia's security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties in last month's European Union elections, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper reported on Sunday....
19:17, 06/16/2019

Jim Mallinder dismisses speculation he could become next England head coach • Mallinder will take charge of England against the Barbarians• Head coach Eddie Jones has a break clause in his contractJim Mallinder has moved to distance himself from the England head coach role after speculation that he could be a candidate if Ed...
07:51, 06/01/2019

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks BERLIN (AP) — A senior German diplomat is in Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington. The Foreign Ministry says Political Director Je...
12:51, 05/23/2019

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
01:34, 06/12/2019

'Purged' North Korean diplomat appears in state media High-ranking North Korean diplomat Kim Yong Chol was identified attending an art performance alongside leader Kim Jong Un in the country's state media on Sunday -- two days after one of South Korea's biggest newspapers said he had been banished and s...
18:17, 06/03/2019

U.S.-Russia Ties at Most Dangerous Point in Years, Says a Top Moscow Diplomat Relations between the U.S. and Russia are at their most dangerous point in years, said a top Russian diplomat, with the two rivals locked in a stalemate over how to revive an important Cold War-era arms treaty and President Vladimir Putin blaming Was...
22:34, 06/11/2019

Israel summons French envoy for diplomat's apartheid remark Israel's Foreign Ministry says it has summoned the French ambassador to protest remarks made by the former French envoy to Washington, in which he called Israel an "apartheid state."...
19:17, 04/30/2019

John Gunther Dean, US diplomat haunted by Cambodia, dies WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran American diplomat who was haunted by his role in the evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Cambodia during the dying days of the Khmer Republic has died. John Gunther Dean was 93. Dean’s family says he died June 6. Altho...
23:51, 06/11/2019

Ex-Diplomat S Jaishankar, Expert On China, Takes Over Foreign Ministry The country's new foreign minister was welcomed to his post by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who was MoS in the External Affairs Ministry, and MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar...
15:00, 05/31/2019

China, U.S. have 'wisdom' to resolve trade dispute, says senior diplomat China and the United States both have the "ability and wisdom" to reach a trade deal that is good for both, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought recent talks in Beijing would be successful....
08:34, 05/14/2019

Giuliani meets with former diplomat as he continues to press Ukraine inquiries President Trump’s personal lawyer has been seeking to sow doubts about the origins of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election....
17:00, 05/25/2019

Iran's top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal Iran's foreign minister is pressing ahead with intense diplomatic efforts to salvage Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers at the center of a crisis unfolding between Iran and the U.S. Mohammad Javad Zarif chastised the international community, say...
13:00, 05/17/2019

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of special treatment for the territory....
15:00, 06/14/2019

The Book Review Podcast: The Real Life of a Diplomat, Told Like a Novel George Packer talks about “Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century,” and Lori Gottlieb discusses “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone.”...
18:51, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections - newspaper An official from Russia's security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties in last month's European Union elections, Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper reported on Sunday....
20:34, 06/16/2019

Gujarat BJP Says Exit Polls "As Expected", Congress Dismisses Claims Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday expressed confidence that the exit poll predictions on the Lok Sabha elections would be reflected in the actual results when they are announced on May 23,......
22:00, 05/19/2019

EU dismisses Czech prime minister's criticism of subsidy audit Andrej Babis had told Czech lawmakers that an EU audit on subsidies to his private business was an attack on the Czech Republic. More than 100,000 people took to the streets on Tuesday calling on Babis to resign....
00:17, 06/06/2019

Biden dismisses China's threat to US again despite backtracking on his earlier comments Former Vice President Joe Biden downplayed again the threat of China, saying the Chinese economy or its influence won’t overtake the U.S., reiterating his previous stance that China is not a competitor....
17:17, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Papa John's dismisses KPMG as its auditor, hires EY Papa John's International Inc said on Friday it dismissed KPMG LLP as its financial auditor and appointed Ernst & Young LLP, which served as its bookkeeper from 1990 to 2017, to handle its accounts for the fiscal year ending December 2019, according ...
06:17, 06/15/2019

Trey Gowdy dismisses 2020 Dem Swalwell's call for impeachment Former congressman Trey Gowdy dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell's call to impeach President Trump and that "our democracy is at risk" saying there are no grounds for such actions and that Swalwell just doesn't want Trump as pr...
05:34, 06/14/2019

Swiss supreme court dismisses Valcke’s FIFA ban appeal LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss supreme court says it has rejected an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke against a 10-year ban from soccer for financial wrongdoing. The 58-year-old Valcke had argued that his punishment was e...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Amazon dismisses idea automation will eliminate all its warehouse jobs soon Amazon.com Inc dismissed the idea of running a fully automated warehouse in the near future, citing the superior cognitive ability of humans and the limitations of current technology....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Canadian official dismisses suggestion to block Huawei CFO’s extradition Chrystia Freeland said move would set a dangerous precedent while Meng Wanzhou will challenge extradition requestCanada’s foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, has dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China’...
23:51, 06/13/2019

High court dismisses attempt to block third Heathrow runway Campaigners argued expansion plan was inconsistent with Paris climate agreementCampaigners fighting to stop the expansion of Heathrow have failed in their attempt to block the new runway in the high court.Five judicial reviews were challenging the le...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Athletics: CAS dismisses Semenya appeal over IAAF testosterone regulations Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya has had an appeal dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to halt the introduction of regulations to limit testosterone in female athletes with differences in sexual development (DSDs)....
13:00, 05/01/2019

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar comments provoked a tongue-lashing in Beijing....
00:51, 06/15/2019

Trump dismisses UN request for FBI to investigate Jamal Khashoggi's murder President suggests it would jeopardise weapons sales to SaudisThe Guardian view on Jamal Khashoggi’s murderDonald Trump has dismissed a United Nations request for the FBI to investigate the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, suggesti...
17:00, 06/23/2019

Credit Suisse CEO dismisses European bank mergers as 'solution' Mergers are not the best way to help Europe's banks deal with negative interest rates, Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam said in an interview published on Sunday....
10:51, 06/02/2019

Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior....
12:00, 05/24/2019

Trump dismisses attempt by ‘abuser’ Mexico to negotiate tariffs President Trump Sunday derided Mexico's effort to negotiate away his threat to impose 5% tariffs, calling the nation an "abuser" of the United States and declaring, "America has had enough."...
20:00, 06/02/2019

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

Boycott North Korea's 'inhumane' mass gymnastic displays, says ex-diplomat Defector calls on European tourists and online viewers to shun cultural displays that take children out of schoolThe highest-ranking official to defect from North Korea has called for Europeans to stop being an audience for the “child exploitation” i...
07:00, 05/30/2019

Body pulled from Danube river south of Budapest: Korean diplomat Hungarian authorities have pulled a body from the Danube river more than 100 kilometers downriver from Budapest, the South Korean embassy's Defense Attache Shun-Keun Song told reporters on Monday....
15:34, 06/03/2019

Top U.S. diplomat for Africa to travel to Sudan to urge talks: State Department The U.S. top diplomat for Africa will visit Sudan this week to meet with a transitional military council and the country's civilian opposition to urge talks, the State Department said on Monday....
01:34, 06/11/2019

Openly gay reporter presses Iran's top diplomat on death penalty for homosexuals "Why are homosexuals executed in Iran because of their sexual orientation?" asked Paul Ronzheimer, the Berlin-based chief correspondent for the tabloid Bild....
22:00, 06/12/2019

Senior EU diplomat, back from Iran, shows support for nuclear deal The EU's second most senior diplomat affirmed the bloc's support for the nuclear deal between world powers with Iran, including via the use of a new payment system for barter-based trade designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions....
20:51, 06/16/2019

Diplomat to donate brain to science after suffering mysterious injury in China A US diplomat who suffered a mysterious brain injury in China — and believes it was a microwave attack by a foreign government — has pledged to donate his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation. Mark Lenzi, now 44, was working as a security engine...
18:34, 05/11/2019

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that had remained unfilled for more than two years despite major challenges in the region....
02:34, 06/14/2019

Diplomat who developed mysterious symptoms in China to donate brain for research A U.S. diplomat who suffered headaches and memory loss under mysterious circumstances while stationed in China has pledged to donate his brain for research....
19:17, 05/10/2019

Diplomat who helped launch Russia probe speaks out, defends role Former Australian diplomat Alexander Downer, in an extensive interview, spoke out on his mysterious role in triggering the launch of the Trump-Russia probe -- while seeming to push back on suggestions that his fateful 2016 meeting with then-Trump adv...
19:17, 05/10/2019

Virginia Beach police chief describes 'devastating' mass shooting Police say a longtime employee opened fire in a Virginia Beach municipal building and killed at least 12 people.        ...
04:34, 06/01/2019

Jameela Jamil describes abortion when she was younger as 'best decision I have ever made' as she slams US laws Jameela Jamil has described an abortion she had when she was younger as the "best decision" she has ever made as she hit out at a US state's new laws....
00:51, 05/14/2019

Rapper Common reveals he was molested as a child, describes 'deep and sudden shame' The actor and rapper, who told his story for the first time in his new memoir, "Let Love Have the Last Word," says he wants other black men to be able to feel comfortable enough to talk about their own abuse.        ...
15:51, 05/09/2019

Iran to scale back nuclear deal compliance unless Europe moves: diplomat Iran may further scale back compliance with its nuclear deal soon unless European countries shield it from U.S. sanctions through a trade mechanism, the head of Tehran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations was quoted as saying on Sunday....
12:17, 06/23/2019

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
01:34, 06/13/2019

US diplomat accuses Russia of Stalin-era attitude for discouraging English language courses A U.S. diplomat has rebuked the Russian government for discouraging Russian citizens from participating in English language courses operated by the State Department....
02:17, 06/11/2019

Pompeo jousts with Russian diplomat on election interference in post-Mueller meeting Russian officials have been given a list of ways to establish they are no longer interfering in American elections, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Tuesday in Russia....
01:17, 05/15/2019

A Senior German Diplomat Is in Iran Trying to Convince Tehran to Stick to the Nuclear Deal (BERLIN) — A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington. Tensions have soared in the Mid...
02:51, 05/24/2019

Swiss supreme court dismisses Valcke's FIFA ban appeal The Swiss supreme court says it has rejected an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke against a 10-year ban from soccer for financial wrongdoing        ...
14:17, 05/31/2019

Libya's Haftar rules out Tripoli ceasefire, dismisses U.N.-led talks: newspaper Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar has ruled out a ceasefire in the battle for Tripoli and accused the United Nations of seeking to partition Libya, according to an interview published by French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche....
15:00, 05/26/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses 'imbecile' students as he faces biggest protests yet President calls students protesting against education cuts ‘useful idiots’ who are being steered by a minorityTens of thousands of demonstrators have protested in cities across Brazil against education spending freezes in the biggest rallies to date ...
04:34, 05/16/2019

Jürgen Klopp keeps Liverpool upbeat about title and dismisses ‘curse’ talk • Liverpool manager denies past near misses are weighing heavily• ‘We can still have positive thoughts about the last game’Jürgen Klopp continues to look on the bright side after Liverpool’s 3-0 defeat in Barcelona, insisting there will be no hangove...
08:51, 05/04/2019

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea To Review Decision On Kohinoor Diamond The Supreme Court has given the legal burial to a case which had sought judicial intervention to reclaim the 108-carat Kohinoor diamond from the United Kingdom....
21:51, 04/29/2019

Iran dismisses British call for release of aid worker Zaghari-Ratcliffe Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will serve out her five-year prison sentence, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday, dismissing a call for her release by a British minister visiting Tehran....
17:51, 06/24/2019

Mueller report: Trump dismisses 'Russian hoax' in call with Putin The report concluded that Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election was ‘sweeping and systematic’Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin discussed what Trump again dismissed as the “Russian hoax” in their first known phone call since th...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit claiming high prison temps are cruel BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge has conditionally dismissed a lawsuit that claimed three ailing death row inmates in Louisiana were being subjected to cruel and unusual punishment through high heat indexes. The Advocate reports attorneys for ...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Yemen government minister dismisses Houthi pullout from Hodeidah as a 'show' A minister in the Yemeni government backed by Saudi Arabia dismissed on Saturday the Houthi movement's pullout from the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah as a "show" meant to "disinform the international community"....
17:34, 05/11/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blake...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Georgia dismisses top returning receiver Jeremiah Holloman after assault allegation Georgia has dismissed junior receiver Jeremiah Holloman from the football team after university police investigated an allegation that he punched and choked his girlfriend       ...
04:34, 06/22/2019

Meghan McCain dismisses 'View' conversation: 'I'm not changing your minds this morning' "View" host Meghan McCain seemed fed up with her co-hosts' conversation on Tuesday. The hosts were discussing the Russia investigation and how the president told former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena....
22:00, 05/21/2019

Rep. Ro Khanna dismisses Barr's pushback on 'lying' accusations, says Mueller should testify Attorney General William Barr dismissed accusations he lied during his congressional hearing “laughable” in an exclusive Fox News interview, but at least one Democrat is already pushing back on the assertion....
20:51, 05/17/2019

Country star Kenny Rogers dismisses 'wild misinformation' about his health Country singer Kenny Rogers on Friday dismissed "wild misinformation and speculation" about his health and said he planned on "sticking around" for years to come....
23:34, 05/31/2019

Iran dismisses U.S. remarks that its naval mines likely used in UAE tanker attacks: Fars Iran's foreign ministry spokesman on Wednesday dismissed remarks by U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton that Iranian naval mines were likely used in attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month....
15:17, 05/29/2019

German diplomat Heiko Maas visits Iran to save 2015 nuclear deal German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas visited Iran Monday to express support for the 2015 nuclear agreement Berlin helped broker with the United States and four other nations....
15:34, 06/10/2019

United Arab Emirates Diplomat Says Evidence Shows Tanker Attacks Were ‘State-Sponsored’ NICOSIA, Cyprus — The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were “state-sponsored.” Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zaye...
17:00, 06/15/2019

"Nonsense": Elon Musk Dismisses Reports Of Toilet Paper Shortage In Tesla Elon Musk has dismissed media reports that claimed that his Electric Vehicle (EV) company Tesla has gone as far as the office washrooms to cut costs from....
14:51, 05/26/2019

While Thousands March, President Trump Dismisses London Protests as ‘Fake News’ Thousands of protestors gathered in central London’s Trafalgar Square on Tuesday to show their anger over U.S. President Trump’s visit to the U.K. Meanwhile, Trump dismissed the protests as “fake news” during a press conferenc...
04:34, 06/05/2019

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history of racial bias in selecting juries....
19:51, 06/21/2019

Trump dismisses Biden's 2020 chances, knocks his 'mental capacity': 'Everybody knows he doesn't have it' President Trump dismissed Joe Biden's chances of becoming president in 2020, knocking the former vice president's "mental capacity" and hoping Sen. Elizabeth Warren emerges as the Democratic nominee....
17:17, 06/14/2019

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea To Advance Poll Timing In Lok Sabha Election The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking a direction to the Election Commission to advance poll timings to 5:30 am from 7 am for the seventh phase of Lok Sabha polls in view of searing......
10:34, 05/13/2019

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extreme climate breakdowns is too little, too late, according to campaigners and the communities where poll...
19:34, 05/24/2019

Opinion: Turkish democracy is still alive The Turkish opposition’s victory over the ruling party in Istanbul’s rerun election is an important victory for democracy. It also sets the stage for a possible shift in the country’s politics, writes DW's Erkan Arikan....
04:17, 06/24/2019

Turkish journalist beaten after TV appearance Yavuz Selim Demirag has been an outspoken critic of President Erdogan. He was set on by assailants with baseball bats in what journalists say is a sign of shrinking press freedom....
02:17, 05/12/2019

NBA showdown starring a Turk won't be on Turkish TV Turkish basketball player Enes Kanter's Portland Trail Blazers reached the NBA's Western Conference finals, which start on Tuesday, but for the first time the series will not be widely televised in Turkey, where he is accused of having terrorist link...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Kenny Rogers hospitalized for dehydration, will have physical therapy to get 'strength back' Entertainer Kenny Rogers has been admitted to a Georgia hospital for dehydration, according to his official Twitter account.        ...
18:17, 05/31/2019

Giuliani reportedly met with a former Ukrainian diplomat amid push to gather information on Trump's political opponents J Pat Carter/AP President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani reportedly met with a controversial former Ukrainian diplomat in an effort to gather information on Trump's political opponents. The Washington Post reported that Giuliani confirmed but w...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Donald Trump denies Prince Harry tried to avoid him at Buckingham Palace and describes him as a 'terrific guy' in interview with Piers Morgan on GMB Donald Trump has described Prince Harry as a "terrific guy" as he addressed rumours that the duke tried to avoid speaking to him at a Buckingham Palace tour....
11:17, 06/05/2019

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops....
21:34, 06/23/2019

'Parents assume sports physical is enough.' How to prevent cardiac arrest in young athletes Sudden cardiac arrest is No. 1 killer of young athletes in the U.S. and No. 2 medical cause of death in people under 25. Many high schools are trying to add more AEDs to save lives.        ...
19:34, 06/01/2019

Why Enes Kanter is ripping the Turkish government again Enes Kanter had a solid game in helping the Trail Blazers to a 97-90 win over the Nuggets in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal on Wednesday night. Not that you would know it if you live in Turkey. Kanter, a former Knick, reignited his figh...
13:17, 05/02/2019

Can Dundar: Turkish democracy will continue despite Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral election will be re-run, following an appeal from the strongman president's party. Exiled journalist Can Dundar gave DW his appraisal of the complex situation leading up to the June 23 election....
00:51, 05/09/2019

U.S. says could sanction Turkish defense firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defense system, a top Pentagon official said on Monday....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Turkish opposition: We will win re-run of Istanbul mayor vote The deputy chair of the CHP party told DW that their candidate would have the support of "all the people of Istanbul." The electoral body nixed the party's initial win following pressure from the ruling AK party....
12:34, 05/08/2019

1st Turkish Cypriot MEP envisions himself as division healer Niyazi Kizilyurek says nothing like it has happened in ethnically divided Cyprus in 140 years: He is the first Turkish Cypriot elected to the European Parliament, and he was selected by a primarily Greek Cypriot electorate....
18:51, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkish inflation lower than expected in May Turkish inflation eased to a lower-than-expected 18.71% in May, pushed lower by falls in prices for household goods and food, official data showed on Monday, as the economy grapples with the impact of last year's currency crisis....
11:34, 06/03/2019

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas deposits in the eastern Mediterranean. Erdogan spoke Friday days after Cyprus renegotiated a contract with a ...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Turkish democracy 'backsliding,' EU says in membership report An EU Commission report has said membership talks with Turkey are at a "standstill," citing eroding civil liberties and rule of law under President Erdogan. Turkey has called the assessment inaccurate....
19:34, 05/29/2019

Turkish opposition journalist hospitalized following attack ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government and its nationalist allies has been hospitalized after being attacked outside his home. The Yenicag newspaper says Saturday that columnist Yavuz Selim De...
11:00, 05/11/2019

Suspected U.A.E. Spy Found Dead in Turkish Jail One of two alleged spies, who was also under investigation for a possible link to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has been found dead inside his jail cell....
13:34, 04/29/2019

McConnell dismisses report that his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, steered funds to Kentucky “You know, I was complaining to her just last night: 169 projects, and Kentucky got only five. I hope we’ll do a lot better next year,” McConnell told reporters Tuesday....
02:00, 06/12/2019

England forward Beth Mead insists Lionesses will 'not be bullied' at World Cup after physical Argentina clash England forward Beth Mead says the Lionesses will not be bullied at the World Cup following Friday's hard-fought win over Argentina, which booked their place in the last-16 with a game to spare....
01:51, 06/16/2019

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Turkey's F-35 pilots are no longer flying at a U.S. air base in Arizona, the Pentagon told Reuters on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the advanced fighter jet program over Turkey's plans to buy Russian air defenses....
01:34, 06/11/2019

Turkish, Iraqi leaders discuss military cooperation Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey and Iraq have discussed a possible deal to increase military and security cooperation between the neighboring countries....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Turkish citizen hit in Christchurch attack dies; toll at 51 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says a Turkish citizen who was wounded in the mosque attacks in New Zealand has died. Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Twitter on Thursday: “Unfortunately, we have lost our citizen Zekeriya...
19:00, 05/02/2019

At least 8 migrants dead after boat flips off Turkish coast At least eight people died when a boat carrying migrants capsized off Turkey's southwestern Aegean coast Monday, authorities said, adding that nearly three dozen were rescued....
13:51, 06/17/2019

EU Council should condemn Turkish actions off Cyprus: Greek PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday the European Council should 'unreservedly condemn the illegal actions of Turkey' which has launched an offshore drill for gas in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Turkish TV drops Enes Kanter's NBA playoff games Turkish basketball star Enes Kanter is playing in the NBA Western Conference finals for the second time in his career. But the US series will not be widely televised in Turkey, where he is accused of terrorist links....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Turkish TV Channel Won't Air Blazers-Warriors Because Of Enes Kanter Turkish NBA fans hoping to catch the Western Conference Finals won’t be able to do so on network TV. According to the schedule for the NBA’s official broadcaster in Turkey, the network S Sport will only carry the Eastern Conference Finals after previ...
23:34, 05/14/2019

Turkish Lira Continues to Fall Despite Backdoor Tightening The Turkish lira continued to slide after the central bank temporarily tightened monetary policy in an attempt to make it harder for investors to bet against the currency....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Freed from Turkish jail, former NASA scientist wants to go back to the U.S. Turkish-American former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, newly released from jail in Turkey, said on Thursday he would like to go back to the United States and get his job back, but the terms of his probation won't allow it....
21:00, 05/30/2019

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washington's demand that it halt all imports of crude oil from the Islamic Republic, a senior Turkish officia...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Jamal Khashoggi's Killers Will "Pay The Price", Says Turkish President Shortly upon the release of a UN report regarding Jamal Khashoggi's killing, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said that late journalist's killers "will pay the price."...
08:51, 06/20/2019

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Turkish court sentences hundreds of coup 'ringleaders' The trial of 224 suspects, which include many former military generals, started almost a year after the July 2016 botched coup against President Erdogan. Ankara has incarcerated thousands of dissidents since then....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Turkish Prosecutors Indict Economists, Bloomberg Journalists Turkish prosecutors have launched a criminal probe against 38 individuals, including economists and two Bloomberg reporters, for allegedly disseminating fake news and causing chaos on financial markets last summer....
01:34, 06/14/2019

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet ISTANBUL (AP) — An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming soon after takeoff and began smashing an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window, before pushing fl...
15:17, 06/15/2019

Turkish lira slightly weaker after U.S. trade moves The Turkish lira weakened slightly on Friday as investors weighed up a U.S. decision to end Turkey's preferential trade treatment that allowed some exports to enter the United States duty free, while halving tariffs on Turkish steel imports....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Florida man charged in Turkish tourist's slaying 2 years ago Authorities in Florida say they've arrested a man for the slaying of a Turkish tourist on his honeymoon during a botched armed robbery more than two years ago....
01:51, 04/30/2019

Turkish watchdog says it fines Facebook $271,000 for data breach Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) said on Friday it had fined Facebook a total of 1.65 million lira ($270,976.01) in April due to a data breach....
17:17, 05/10/2019

Deniz Yücel: Erdogan let me be tortured in Turkish prison German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel says that he was tortured during his near year-long detention in Turkey. In court testimony seen by DW, he holds Turkish President Erdogan personally responsible for the abuse....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Turkish currency buoyed by Istanbul election result ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s lira currency has opened higher against the U.S. dollar after a repeat election for mayor in Istanbul ended months of uncertainty with a landmark opposition win in the country’s largest city. The dollar traded at ...
10:34, 06/24/2019

Hasankeyf No More: Turkish Government Submerges 12,000-Year-Old Town The destruction of the 12,000-year-old town of Hasankeyf by the Turkish government has drawn anger and disappointment to many people all over the world. Unfortunately, the submersion of the early Mesopotamian settlement is now imminent. ...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Yes, the South Side Can Have Nice Things: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit That Would Have Thrown Wrench in Obama Library Plans A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a group of environmentalists’ efforts to stop the Obama Presidential Center from being built inside a public park on Chicago’s South Side....
04:17, 06/12/2019

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo News....
13:00, 06/06/2019

NBA fires Turkish company that deleted Enes Kanter’s stats The NBA reacted in support of Portland’s Enes Kanter on Thursday, not long after the league’s Turkish-centric Twitter account failed to mention Kanter’s efforts in the Trail Blazers’ victory over Denver in Game 2 of the teams&...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: U.S. will not accept more Turkish F-35 pilots over Russia defenses - sources The United States has decided to stop accepting any additional Turkish pilots who planned to come to the United States to train on F-35 fighter jets, U.S. officials say, in a clear sign of the escalating dispute over Ankara's plans to purchase Russia...
05:51, 06/07/2019

S Jaishankar Holds Talks With French, Turkish Foreign Ministers External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has held telephonic conversations with his French and Turkish counterparts with a focus on enhancing the bilateral ties with the two countries....
02:51, 06/06/2019

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the 2016 failed military coup to life terms in prison. Anadolu Agency says those sentenced on Thursday ...
12:17, 06/20/2019

Turkish TV won’t air Enes Kanter’s NBA playoff games. He says government is ‘afraid’ of him. Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden (D) wrote Tuesday to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau requesting assistance to facilitate Kanter's safe passage to Canada if both the Trail Blazers and Raptors make the NBA Finals....
00:34, 05/15/2019

Trump, Erdogan agree to meet at G-20 in June: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Wednesday to meet on the sidelines of a G-20 meeting set for June 28-29 in Japan, the Turkish Presidency's communications director said....
18:34, 05/29/2019

6 Employees of Turkish Newspaper Return to Jail in Terrorism Case Journalists and other employees of Cumhuriyet were convicted of aiding terrorism last year in a case seen as having grave implications for press freedom....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said Monday....
04:34, 04/30/2019

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between the two NATO allies....
01:51, 05/24/2019

U.S. cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from F-35 programme -Turkish defense official The United States cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme as the partnership agreement does not allow it, Turkey's head of Defense Industries Directorate said on Friday....
12:00, 06/21/2019

Turkish court sentences 24 to life for failed 2016 coup A Turkish court issued life sentences to 24 people Thursday who were convicted of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed military coup three years ago....
22:51, 06/20/2019

Turkish electoral body rejects opposition demand in Istanbul Turkey's electoral board has rejected a demand by opposition parties to annul local election results in Istanbul's 39 districts, following the board's decision to strip the opposition of its victory in the mayoral race....
19:34, 05/13/2019

Bloomberg reporters face jail for reports on Turkish crisis ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S.-based Bloomberg news agency says Turkish prosecutors are seeking up to five-year jail terms for two of its Istanbul-based reporters over their report on last year’s currency crisis. Bloomberg said late Thursday that K...
12:34, 06/14/2019

| Turkish court hands down 53 life terms to 2013 bomber A Turkish court handed multiple life sentences to a man convicted of a 2013 bombing that killed more than 50 people, which Turkey blames on Syria, local media reported....
09:51, 05/14/2019

Turkish post in Syria's Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded Turkey's Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria's northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control....
12:17, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Turkish economy shrinks again as currency crisis bites The Turkish economy shrank sharply year on year for the second straight quarter in early 2019, laying bare the impact of a punishing currency crisis and soaring inflation and interest rates against a tense political backdrop....
15:34, 05/31/2019

Arsenal's Mesut Özil gets married, with Turkish president as best man – video Mesut Özil, the former German international footballer, married his fiancee in Istanbul with the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, as his best man. The Arsenal midfielder, who has Turkish ancestry, previously sparked anger when he posed for ph...
21:17, 06/08/2019

Azerbaijan's SOCAR plans IPO of Turkish subsidiary in 2021 -official Azerbaijan's state energy company SOCAR plans to list its Turkish subsidiary on the London, Hong Kong and Istanbul stock exchanges in 2021, a SOCAR official said....
16:34, 05/31/2019

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents began voting on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
10:00, 06/23/2019

Turkish prosecutors probe Istanbul election irregularities: Anadolu Turkish prosecutors launched 32 investigations into allegations of irregularities in Istanbul's local elections on March 31 and summoned more than 100 polling station officials for questioning as suspects, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Thur...
13:17, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Ru...
01:34, 06/11/2019

Turkish journalist critical of Erdogan government attacked outside home The Yenicag newspaper said columnist Yavuz Selim Demirag was beaten up by about five or six people with baseball bats after appearing on a TV show Friday....
08:01, 05/12/2019

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

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

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters....
01:17, 05/29/2019

Small Turkish Democrat Party says it is not standing in Istanbul election A small Turkish center-right party said on Thursday it would not take part in next month's re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election, which the main opposition party candidate won by a tiny margin in March....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Treat Your Financial Fitness Like Your Physical Fitness What if we started treating our finances the same way we approached our fitness endeavors—by doing what we can, modifying when we need to, and slowly getting stronger?...
19:34, 04/28/2019

U.S. may suspend training of Turkish pilots for F-35 jets over Russia missile deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters on ...
07:51, 05/29/2019

Turkish Man Injured In Christchurch Attacks Dies; Death Toll 51: Minister A Turkish citizen who was wounded during the attacks at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister said on Thursday, raising the death toll from the......
17:51, 05/02/2019

Turkish lawyers’ group says foreign ministry staff tortured in custody Five Turkish foreign ministry staff detained last week on suspicion of links to a failed coup three years ago have said they have been tortured and mistreated in custody, the Ankara Lawyers' Bar Association said on Tuesday....
22:00, 05/28/2019

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members Iraqi authorities handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey on Wednesday at Baghdad airport, where they boarded a plane and prepared to fly home, officials from Iraq's judiciary and UNICEF said....
15:17, 05/29/2019

Turkish President Erdogan's Party Loses Istanbul Mayoral Elections The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip......
23:34, 06/23/2019

Istanbul residents vote in mayoral re-run, in key test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan More than 10 million Istanbul residents will vote on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
05:00, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from F-35 programme -Turkish defense official The United States cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme as the partnership agreement does not allow it, Turkey's head of Defense Industries Directorate said on Friday....
12:00, 06/21/2019

Erdoğan’s loss in Istanbul could transform Turkish politics | Sinan Ülgen The landslide election of Ekrem İmamoğlu as mayor is a huge test for Turkey’s ruling AKPThe opposition candidate Ekrem İmamoğlu’s landslide victory in the re-run mayoral elections in Istanbul will change very little in Turkish politics in the near te...
20:17, 06/24/2019

U.S. showing flexibility on planned Syria safe zone: Turkish minister The United States is showing some flexibility in its approach to a planned safe zone to be established in northeast Syria along the border with Turkey, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday on broadcaster NTV....
12:51, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkish assets rally after opposition wins Istanbul election The Turkish lira, bonds and shares gained on Monday after the opposition dealt a stinging blow to President Tayyip Erdogan by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election on Sunday....
12:34, 06/24/2019

Erdogan loses control of Turkish capital in local elections setback Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing a major political setback after his party lost control of the capital, Ankara, in a keenly fought local elections battle....
19:34, 04/30/2019

Hard-hit Turkish assets hinge on election, Trump-Erdogan meeting Investors could snap up sold-off Turkish assets or dump them with force depending on the outcome of Sunday's re-run election in Istanbul and, days later, a high-stakes meeting between President Tayyip Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
18:17, 06/22/2019

Turkish court hands 53 life sentences to car bomb planner: Anadolu A Turkish court on Monday handed down 53 life sentences without parole to a man who authorities said planned a 2013 bomb attack near the Syrian border that killed dozens of people, state-owned Anadolu agency said....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Damascus presses Idlib attack, artillery hits Turkish position Syrian government forces and their Russian allies pounded the rebel-held northwest of Syria with air strikes on Saturday, sources in the area said, as artillery hit a Turkish military position there, underlining the risk of wider escalation....
11:51, 05/05/2019

Exiled Turkish journalist Can Dundar reunited with family in Germany after 3 years Can Dundar has been reunited with his family in Berlin after his wife managed to flee Turkey. The well-known journalist has been in living in exile in Germany since 2016....
09:51, 06/15/2019

Turkish Democratic Left Party candidate withdraws from Istanbul poll An opposition candidate announced on Sunday he was withdrawing from next month's rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul, in a move likely to aid the man who was declared the winner when the vote was initially held in March....
16:34, 05/12/2019

Israel hits offices of Turkish state news agency in Gaza Israeli forces have hit Turkey's state-run news agency in the Palestinian enclave Gaza. The attack is likely to increase tensions between Israel and Turkey....
00:00, 05/05/2019

Turkey, Russia reviewing deployment in Syria's Tel Rifaat region: Turkish VP Turkish and Russian officials are reviewing deployment of their forces in the Syrian border region of Tel Rifaat, Turkey's Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday, a day after cross-border fire from the area killed one Turkish soldier....
11:51, 05/05/2019

How a small Turkish city successfully absorbed half a million migrants Gaziantep has grown by 30% due to newcomers fleeing the crisis across the border in Syria, but remains a model of tolerance and pragmatismImagine you live in a medium-sized city such as Birmingham or Milan. Now imagine that overnight the population i...
13:51, 06/19/2019

Turkish journalist beaten with baseball bats after anti-Erdogan TV appearance Just hours after criticizing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a television appearance Friday, journalist Yavuz Selim Demirag became the victim of a vicious baseball attack by unknown assailants, his paper said Saturday....
19:34, 05/13/2019

David Miliband describes Brexit 'mess' a 'wrecking ball' as he calls for second referendum Former Labour foreign secretary David Miliband described Brexit as a "wrecking ball at the constitution of the country" before arguing for a second referendum....
16:34, 06/23/2019

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday....
12:00, 06/16/2019

Elif Shafak: Turkish novelist calls for support as writers face crackdown Author speaks out as the regime’s prosecutors ask to examine her novelsA leading Turkish novelist Elif Shafak on Saturday urged the international community to show support for the country’s authors, journalists and academics, and warned that all trac...
13:51, 06/02/2019

Turkish lira hits lowest point this year as new election jolts investors The Turkish lira hit a seven-month low on Tuesday after the country announced a fresh election for the city of Istanbul, deepening market uncertainty....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Passengers subdue chaotic man on Turkish Airlines flight who was screaming, smashing things Passengers on a Turkish Airlines jetliner flying to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming a few minutes after takeoff.       ...
18:51, 06/15/2019

Google Play hosted phishing apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Malicious apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange BtcTurk are circumventing Google’s recently adopted security enhancing measures. According to researchers, the apps are accessing one-time passwords (OTPs) and SMS-based two-factor authenti...
16:17, 06/17/2019

Erdoğan opponents say Turkish government is rerunning Istanbul election to preserve patronage Members of Republican People’s party say ruling AKP fears losing billions in grants to charities tied to governmentMembers of Turkey’s main opposition party have claimed a government bid to safeguard billions of dollars in grants to foundations that ...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Turkey frees jailed U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist: wife tells Reuters Turkey has released U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist Serkan Golge from prison, his wife told Reuters on Wednesday, in a step that could lead to an easing in relations with Washington....
22:51, 05/29/2019

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account allegedly hacked by Turkish group Last night, a group of Turkish hackers took over Bollywood actor and Indian cultural icon Amitabh Bachchan‘s Twitter account, and posted tweets about the purportedly harsh treatment Turkish soccer players have faced at the hands of Iceland recently. ...
11:34, 06/11/2019

Pentagon to stop training Turkish pilots on F-35s as dispute over purchase of Russian system escalates Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said the U.S. will block the sale of 100 aircraft to Turkey if Ankara proceeds with the purchase of the air defense system from Moscow....
03:51, 06/08/2019

Turkish TV station refuses to air Western Conference Finals over Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter is by far Turkey’s best basketball player in the NBA and even though he is playing in the Western Conference Finals one TV station will not be airing his games....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Turkish election board orders new vote for Istanbul mayor after ruling party loss The decision came after the Justice and Development Party or AKP appealed for the cancellation of the March 31 vote because of what it said were irregularities....
21:00, 05/06/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-EM FX weak, Turkish central bank's outlook fails to boost lira Emerging market currencies dipped on Tuesday after soft Chinese data hit broad risk appetite towards developing world assets, while Turkey's lira dropped as comments from the central bank governor failed to whip up much investor confidence....
11:23, 04/30/2019

Recep Tayyip Erdogan hails Turkish ruling to rerun Istanbul mayoral race Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan praised a decision Tuesday by election officials to rerun a mayoral race in Istanbul that saw the narrow defeat of a candidate from his party....
15:00, 05/07/2019

'F****** unbelievable!' - Jurgen Klopp describes Liverpool win as 'destiny' Jurgen Klopp could not hide his relief after Liverpool's late 3-2 win at Newcastle United, describing Divock Origi's late header as "f****** unbelievable"....
01:51, 05/05/2019

Trump dismisses British protests as 'fake news' as thousands march against him in London Thousands of demonstrators Tuesday showed their discontent with President Donald Trump's state visit to Britain.        ...
22:34, 06/04/2019

Erdogan tells Putin: Syria targeting Turkish-Russian ties by ceasefire violations in Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the Syria government targeted the Turkish-Russian cooperation in Idlib by violating the agreed ceasefire, a statement from Erdogan's office said....
02:51, 05/14/2019

Turkish government’s candidate for Istanbul mayor concedes defeat after first results from rerun election are reported ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish government’s candidate for Istanbul mayor concedes defeat after first results from rerun election are reported....
18:51, 06/23/2019

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

Turkish president Erdogan attends wedding of soccer star Mesut Ozil, a year after World Cup controversy Former international German soccer player Mesut Ozil was married in Turkey on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as a legal witness in the ceremony....
21:00, 06/08/2019

Turkish soccer club says Czech player Josef Sural has died after an auto accident involving the team's bus. Turkish soccer club says Czech player Josef Sural has died after an auto accident involving the team's bus.        ...
09:34, 04/29/2019

NBA ends relationship with social media vendor after Turkish Trail Blazers star Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts The National Basketball Association is terminating its relationship with a social media vendor after the league's official Turkish account omitted Enes Kanter, a critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, from social media posts....
09:34, 05/04/2019

Sajid Javid dismisses Tory rival Boris Johnson as 'yesterday's news' as he makes bid for No10 Tory leadership contender Sajid Javid has dismissed rival Boris Johnson as "yesterday's news" as he positioned himself as a "new kind of leader" with a credible plan to deliver Brexit....
20:17, 06/12/2019

Former U.C.L.A. Gynecologist Charged With Sexual Battery Dr. James Heaps, a longtime gynecologist at the school’s student health center, was the subject of four allegations of sexual misconduct, the university found....
21:51, 06/12/2019

Woodford Co. Man Charged With Child Sexual Exploitation VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Woodford County man is accused of child exploitation after investigators say they discovered child pornography. Don C. Lewis III was arrested after KSP executed a search warrant at 105 Plum Tree Court, Versailles. E...
15:51, 06/21/2019

America’s "best first job"? My story of sexual harassment at McDonald’s The company claims to have zero tolerance for sexual harassment, but it is not doing enough to protect workersThree years ago, when I was 16, I began working at a McDonald’s in my hometown of Tucson, Arizona. As the oldest of four children, I took th...
14:00, 05/25/2019

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
04:17, 05/22/2019

Act drafted to combat military sexual assault WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Martha McSally is continuing her push to combat military sexual assault. On Tuesday, May 15th she formally introduced legislation on the issue. The legislation focuses on improvements to the investigation and jud...
03:51, 05/16/2019

Tinder will let you list your sexual orientation in your profile With the arrival of Pride month, dating app Tinder is making moves to be more welcoming to LGBT users for the event and beyond. In collaboration with GLAAD, the company has announced it will now let users list their sexual orientation in their profil...
19:17, 06/04/2019

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
17:51, 06/06/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Prosecutors in Cook County, Ill., filed 11 new charges related to sexual assault against singer R. Kelly, who could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted, court documents revealed Thursday....
02:17, 05/31/2019

AIDS Drugs Prevent Sexual Transmission Of HIV In Gay Men A European study of nearly 1,000 gay male couples who had sex without condoms - where one partner had HIV and was taking antiretroviral drugs to suppress it - has found the treatment can prevent......
02:17, 05/03/2019

Trump Says He ‘Never Met’ Author Who Has Accused Him of Sexual Assault President Donald Trump said Friday that he “never met” a New York advice columnist and author who claims that he sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store in the 1990s. In a statement, Trump said ...
02:34, 06/22/2019

Museum of Sex a hotbed for sexual harassment: suit “Patrons and co-workers of the Museum grope its employees, use utterly inappropriate sexual language, and inquire into employees’ private sex lives,” the suit alleges....
02:51, 06/20/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime novels....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Diocese: Ex-bishop used sexual innuendo toward subordinates The head of West Virginia's Roman Catholic diocese says an investigation into a former bishop found a "consistent pattern" of sexual innuendo and suggestive comments and actions toward subordinates....
23:00, 06/05/2019

R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly has just been charged with 11 brand new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse, according to the Chicago Tribune. These charges are, of course, separate from the 10 he incurred in February, to which he plead “not ...
00:34, 05/31/2019

Woman Orders Food, Gets Sexual Harassment A woman in Philadelphia was treated to a delightful text message, commenting on her looks and her breasts, from a delivery driver, a person who—lest we forget—visits at a particularly vulnerable time: at your home, late at night, when you’re just try...
21:34, 05/10/2019

Reports of sexual assault in the military spike WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says reports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13% last year, but an anonymous survey of service members suggests the problem is vastly larger. The survey results found that more than 20,000 service members said the...
19:00, 05/02/2019

NY lawmakers to hold hearing on sexual harassment ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers are holding a hearing on sexual harassment and what the state can do to combat the widespread problem in the public and private sectors. The Democrat-led Legislature held a similar, day-long hearing in February, the ...
15:17, 05/24/2019

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Flo...
01:34, 05/22/2019

Former Nebraska officer convicted of on-duty sexual assault LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska police officer accused of repeatedly forcing a mentally ill woman into sex while he was on the force has been convicted of sexual assault. Lancaster County District Court records say a jury found 56-year-old Gre...
20:34, 06/24/2019

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct Self-help guru Tony Robbins is accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers — when he’s not berating victims of rape and violence in expletive-filled rants, according to a scathing new report....
18:17, 05/17/2019

'I mentally rehearse what to do': the truth about sexual performance anxiety It’s not just about erections – from body confidence to chronic pain, people worry about sex for many reasonsThis piece appears in ‘The ultimate guide to sex and intimacy’, free with the Guardian in the UK on SaturdaySexual performance anxiety is a p...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Saving Girls From Sexual Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown “The White Devil’s Daughters,” by Julia Flynn Siler, recounts the story of the crusading women (and a few men) who helped rescue thousands of young Chinese slaves between the 1870s and the 1930s....
12:00, 06/21/2019

Gymnastics coach suspended for sexual misconduct allegation A coach at a well-known Pennsylvania gymnastics training center has been suspended by the sport's governing body until a hearing on a sexual misconduct allegation....
22:34, 06/07/2019

How the messaging app ‘bthere’ became a sexual assault prevention tool For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the app bthere wants to combat and prevent ...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct before it was revealed by a church investigation....
23:17, 05/28/2019

5th woman accuses ex-UCLA gynecologist of sexual battery LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fifth woman has accused a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her. The suit filed Friday alleges that Dr. James Heaps sexually touched her, made “inappropriate and humiliating comm...
03:34, 06/15/2019

McDonald's in US faces dozens of sexual harassment complaints More than two dozen employees of the fast food chain have filed a series of sexual harassment complaints, which include incidents of groping and indecent exposure that allegedly took place at McDonald's in 20 US cities....
04:34, 05/22/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra"....
03:51, 06/22/2019

Florida Gators quarterback accused of sexual battery Florida quarterback Jalon Jones was accused of sexual battery last month though no criminal charges were filed, according to a police report obtained Thursday by the Tampa Bay Times....
23:17, 05/02/2019

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an alert sounds and one of four officers – three women and a man – seated around a block of desks begins...
22:00, 06/01/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, Amag said....
02:34, 06/22/2019

6 Arizona men indicted on child sexual exploitation charges PHOENIX (AP) — A state grand jury has indicted six Arizona men on child sexual exploitation charges. The Arizona attorney general’s office says the indictments are in addition to 14 others since March. Prosecutors say the indictments stem from ...
23:34, 05/23/2019

Reports of Sexual Assault in the Military Soar by 50 Percent to More Than 20,000 Fueled by a significant increase in attacks on women in the military ages 17-24, reports of sexual assault in the military soared by 50 percent in 2018 from the same period two years before, according to a Pentagon survey released Thursday....
04:00, 05/03/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
23:17, 05/21/2019

How our interactions with voice assistants normalize sexual harassment For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the four industry-leading female voice assi...
14:51, 05/23/2019

TPD officer pleads guilty for unlawful sexual conduct TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of not arresting a woman in exchange for oral sex pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual conduct on Thursday. TPD officer Richard Daniel was taken into custody for unlawful sexual conduct and tampering...
12:17, 05/03/2019

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct Four more women have come forward to accuse self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct, according to a report published Wednesday. The new allegations come after the 59-year-old motivational speaker was accused of sexually harassing fans and st...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat...
02:51, 06/21/2019

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual harassment charges against the fast-food behemoth....
02:00, 05/22/2019

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with minor Alexander Leever / Courtesy: Sierra Vista Police Department SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Sierra Vista man was arrested Tuesday for sexual conduct with a minor, according to police. Sierra Vista Police Department says 24-year-old Alexander Leever was arr...
00:00, 05/23/2019

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

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with 12-year-old SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – After a two-year investigation, Sierra Vista Police Department arrested a man for sexual conduct with a minor. SVPD says DNA test results connected 29-year-old Steven Prescott to the crime of sexual conduct with a minor. On Aug....
05:51, 06/19/2019

University wrestlers suspected of criminal sexual conduct MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nationally-ranked University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Gable Stevenson and a teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. KARE-TV reports that an Athletics Department statement to the...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Georgia man’s sexual extortion case to go before grand jury TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A grand jury is set to hear the case of a Georgia man accused of threatening to share explicit photos of several Alabama women if the women didn’t meet him for sex. The Tuscaloosa News reports 22-year-old Micheal Antonio...
08:51, 05/20/2019

Rapper Common alleges childhood sexual assault Oscar-winner says he recalled the traumatic memory while working with Laura Dern on the film The TaleCommon, the Oscar-winning rapper, actor and activist, has alleged that he was sexually abused as a child by a family friend.In his memoir Let Love Ha...
13:51, 05/08/2019

Georgia man's sexual extortion case to go before grand jury A grand jury is set to hear the case of a Georgia man accused of threatening to share explicit photos of several Alabama women if the women didn't meet him for sex....
09:00, 05/20/2019

North Carolina: Where ‘No’ Doesn’t Mean ‘No’ When It Comes to Rape and Sexual Assault In this era of #MeToo and laws forcing women to have their rapists’ babies, a North Carolina bill that would have made it illegal to continue having sex with someone who told them to stop failed to even make it out of committee for a vote in that sta...
12:17, 05/18/2019

Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. says he wouldn’t ‘rat’ someone out for sexual harassment Bronx Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. interrupted a City Council sensitivity training on Wednesday, yelling that he wouldn’t “rat” if he saw sexually harassment happening at the council’s offices, sources who were at the training said. The outburst came du...
07:51, 05/09/2019

Lawmakers promote bills to crack down on sexual harassment New York state lawmakers are promoting bills to crack down on sexual harassment in the workplace. A key measure would scrap the current standard that says harassment must be “severe or pervasive” to be substantiated — a provision advocates said is to...
04:51, 05/25/2019

Witnesses: Self-help guru’s sexual exploits destroyed family NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the New York City trial of self-help guru Keith Raniere have been hearing testimony from witnesses who say he sexually exploited three sisters from Mexico. One of the unidentified sisters testified how her family enrolled th...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Halsey Gets Real About Sobriety, Pregnancy and Surviving Sexual Assault Halsey is an open book. As the cover star of Rolling Stone's "Hot Issue," the songstress got candid on her life today--and seemingly no topic was off limits. At the time of......
20:34, 06/24/2019

Ex-chauffeur claims racism and sexual harassment by mom, daughter: suit A wealthy mother and daughter living in “Grey Gardens”-like squalor subjected their personal assistant to racist slurs and sexual harassment, according to a new Westchester County lawsuit. Shamel Thompson says he was paid $1,750 a week to chauffeur a...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Trump denies womans 90's sexual assault allegation US President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who claims he sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan department store dressing room in the mid-1990s made a "totally false accusation" against him and he denied knowing the woman. (June ...
00:51, 06/23/2019

Lesbian couple assaulted on bus: Attackers viewed us as ‘sexual objects’ The lesbian couple attacked by a homophobic mob on a London bus said it was clear the men who punched and robbed them viewed the pair as “sexual objects” there to “entertain.” In a new interview, Melania Geymonat, 28, and her partner Chris, 29, said ...
18:34, 06/15/2019

"She's Not My Type": Trump Denies Sexual Assault Allegations By US Writer President Donald Trump on Monday said New York-based writer E. Jean Carroll was "totally lying" when she accused him of sexually assaulting her more than two decades ago, adding that Carroll is "not......
06:17, 06/25/2019

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximu...
22:51, 05/30/2019

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat sexual harassment, require equal pay for women an...
23:51, 06/17/2019

Adrien Broner Sued Over 2018 Sexual Assault Incident, No, Not That One, Another One Welterweight boxer and all-around shitheel Adrien Broner is being sued in Ohio by a woman he sexually assaulted in a club in Cleveland in June 2018. For those keeping score at home, this is at least the second incident from the first half of 2018 whe...
07:51, 06/05/2019

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orientation....
15:51, 06/05/2019

Woodford Co. Man Held In Virginia On Child Sexual Exploitation Charges WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police say a Woodford County man wanted on child sexual exploitation charges has been arrested in Virginia. Authorities said Don Lewis III was arrested Thursday evening by Fort Lee military police....
15:34, 06/22/2019

Stanford sexual assault survivor to publish book about her ordeal Publisher promises the as yet untitled work by ‘Emily Doe’ will reclaim her story and ‘change the way we talk about sexual assault forever’The anonymous Californian woman who was sexually assaulted by Stanford University student Brock Turner and whos...
13:17, 06/06/2019