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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 t...

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform

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This new podcast tells the stories of sexual assault survivors overcoming their trauma 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 podcast, After: Surviving sexual assaul...
13:51, 07/22/2019

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

College Essays Should Be Personal. For School-Shooting Survivors, the Question Is How Personal. A generation of American students has become tragically familiar with mass shootings. Many of them describe the life-changing experiences in their college applications....
05:00, 06/20/2019

Animation fans lay flowers, pay respects at Japan studio ravaged by arson Animation fans and Kyoto residents gathered at the site of Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years on Friday, offering flowers and prayers for the 33 people who died in an arson attack on an animation studio in the city....
07:17, 07/19/2019

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence 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. With female sexuality being a taboo topic, Ferly — an audio app tha...
19:34, 07/15/2019

Dazed survivors of Hurricane Dorian seek help amid destruction in Bahamas With winds of 295 kph, the hurricane obliterated houses on the Bahamas’ Abaco and Grand Bahama islands, home to some 70,000 people. The official death toll from the government is at 20 and certain to climb....
01:34, 09/06/2019

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

Mental illness risk is higher among domestic abuse survivors, study says Women who suffer domestic violence have almost three times the risk of developing serious mental health challenges, according to a new study from Britain....
22:34, 06/07/2019

Police demand access to sexual assault survivors’ phones — or have their case dropped 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. In April 2019, police in the UK introduced new consent forms asking...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Righting a wrong: UN Fund helps thousands of sex abuse survivors rebuild their lives About 3,340 women, children and men have been given support to restart their lives after falling prey to sexual exploitation or abuse (SEA) by United Nations personnel, thanks to a Trust Fund established in 2016. On Friday, a meeting was held at UN H...
21:34, 06/21/2019

Catholic Priest Abuse Survivors’ Group Says It’s ‘Cowardly’ That Convicted Cardinal Has Not Been Defrocked An Australian appeals court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Cardinal George Pell, who was found guilty earlier this year of molesting two 13-year-old choir boys in the 1990s. And yet, Pell still retains his title in the Catholic Church. The Vat...
20:34, 08/22/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Harrowing terrorist survivors’ stories, children first in Mediterranean rescues, Yemen and Switzerland updates, new SDG Advocates speak out Our main stories today: Boko Haram terrorist survivors tell their stories; UNICEF speaks out for children adrift on the Mediterranean; UN health agency pushes to stem dengue fever in Yemen; Switzerland declines sponsorship deal with tobacco firm; new...
01:51, 08/16/2019

Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good Pope Francis urged Romania's leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist country amid political upheaval caused by a corruption scandal....
15:17, 05/31/2019

Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief accused of sexual misconduct The Facebook CEO's security chief was placed on leave during an investigation of the allegations, brought by former staffers of the Zuckerberg household....
14:51, 05/31/2019

'Nice skirt, it would look better on my bedroom floor' – your sexual harassment stories Readers share their stories of sexist comments and harassment in the workplaceWhen I was in my early twenties, I organised a meeting with three older male colleagues – two at senior management level and an external PR professional who was working wit...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
05:34, 07/21/2019

FBI seek sex abuse suspect awaiting trial in New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities are searching for a defendant in a sexual abuse case who went missing from a halfway house in Albuquerque. FBI officials said Monday that Jan Jay Moolenijzer was under strict pre-trial release conditions w...
00:17, 08/13/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief accused of sexual harassment, racism: report Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report....
23:34, 05/31/2019

Victims of clergy abuse to sue Vatican, seek abusers' names Five victims of sex abuse by Catholic priests plan to sue the Vatican and are demanding to know the names of thousands of predator priests they say have been kept secret....
03:17, 05/14/2019

Is the US finally taking sexual abuse in sports seriously? US politicians are now getting involved in an effort to avoid a repetition of the Larry Nassar scandal. But questions over funding remainsHas Congress finally taken up the leadership reins in combating sexual abuse in Olympic sports? Or are we seeing...
13:51, 08/06/2019

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

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

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. ...
23:51, 07/18/2019

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

St. David man charged with sexual abuse of minor William Telford / Courtesy: Cochise County Sheriff’s Office DAVID, Ariz. – A man is behind bars after being charged with sexually abusing a minor and child abuse, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department. William Telford, 55, of St. Dav...
22:51, 07/17/2019

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

Elder abuse charges against Stan Lee's former business manager are 'latest in the line of personal attacks,' attorney says A lawyer for Stan Lee‘s former business manager Keya Morgan is calling the charges of elder abuse filed against him the “latest in the line of personal attacks” against his client....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Japan pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday, but his coalition and its other allies fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to push ahead with revising the pacifist constitution, a proje...
19:00, 07/21/2019

Abe's ruling coalition wins majority in Japan polls, but lacks enough seats for reform Japan's prime minister and his coalition won a majority of the upper house elections on Sunday, but couldn't secure enough votes to revise the constitution....
05:51, 07/22/2019

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK sai...
04:00, 07/22/2019

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution....
05:51, 07/04/2019

Bishops OK anti-abuse steps, but skeptics seek tougher moves BALTIMORE (AP) — The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis. But activists and others say the moves leave the bishops in charge of policing themselves and potentially ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

What we know about child sexual abuse rates in the US | Mona Chalabi The spike in interest around Jefrrey Epstein’s charges could create an opportunity for discussing just how prevalent child sexual abuse is. But estimates varyFederal prosecutors raided the home of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein earlier this mont...
11:51, 08/03/2019

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

Sexual exploitation and abuse: latest UN quarterly update In the second quarter of 2019, the United Nations received 38 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) involving UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peacekeeping operations, as well as those from agencies, funds an...
02:34, 09/06/2019

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

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

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come forward. “I went through years of guilt thinking that I must have done something to deserve that,” ...
07:17, 08/14/2019

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

Little Rock Diocese settles sexual abuse claims for $790,000 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lawyers for five men who claim an Arkansas priest sexually abused them more than four decades ago say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has settled after mediation in what the attorneys believe is a first of its kind case f...
04:17, 06/28/2019

Boy Scouts failed to protect nearly 800 from sexual abuse, new lawsuit says Nearly 800 children have been sexually abused by the Boy Scouts of America, alleges Stewart Eisenberg, one of the lead lawyers from a group of law firms working to shed light on unreported cases....
00:17, 08/07/2019

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

Trump's Japan visit to focus on personal ties, not substance President Donald Trump's Japan visit starting this weekend is to focus on personal ties with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rather than substantive results on trade, security or North Korea....
10:17, 05/24/2019

Japan Rolled Out the Red Carpet. Trump Veered Off Into Personal Fixations. In Japan, President Trump acted like a man who could never be fully present, defining his trip more by a focus on politics at home than diplomacy abroad, expressed daily on Twitter....
11:51, 05/28/2019

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of two-thirds upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK sai...
09:34, 07/22/2019

A Billionaire’s Fall Spotlights Child Sexual Abuse in China The police detained Wang Zhenhua for unspecified “personal reasons,” but officials are calling for an investigation after reports accused him of molestation....
18:00, 07/09/2019

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

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

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

Can USA Swimming address sexual abuse without a Larry Nassar moment? Can a governing body stop sexual abuse and make a culture change without that one galvanizing media-ready moment?As all sports try to address sexual abuse, USA Swimming’s efforts raise two questions:Can a sports governing body stop sexual abuse witho...
16:00, 07/11/2019

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

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note....
23:34, 07/04/2019

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

Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepres...
04:51, 07/16/2019

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged sexual abuse victims Michael Jackson fans are suing the two men who made allegations of sexual abuse against the star in the Leaving Neverland documentary which aired earlier this year....
19:00, 07/04/2019

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

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

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

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

Cardinal George Pell’s Sexual Abuse Conviction Is Upheld The cardinal, 78, who was once an adviser to Pope Francis, is the highest-ranking Roman Catholic leader ever found guilty in a criminal court in the church’s child sex abuse crisis....
11:00, 08/21/2019

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

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

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

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

Must Speak Out, Says Swimming Champion Who Filmed Sexual Abuse By Coach A video of a swimming coach from Bengal sexually abusing a teenaged swimmer, also from the state, in a room in Goa and the swimmer's testament has sent shockwaves on social media and the country's......
00:01, 09/06/2019

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

Bestselling Tibetan Monk Accused Of Sexual Abuse Dies In Thailand A controversial Tibetan monk whose best-selling book on Buddhist wisdom was overshadowed by multiple allegations of sexual abuse has died in Thailand, his official social media account reported....
02:17, 08/30/2019

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

Women expected to sue Jeffrey Epstein's estate over sexual abuse claims Women who say they were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein are expected to sue the disgraced financier's estate as soon as Wednesday, when a New York law goes into effect that makes it easier for people to file civil lawsuits over sexual abuse....
13:17, 08/14/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

An Evangelical Megachurch Is Sued for More Than $1 Million in Child Sexual Abuse Case The case against the Village Church outside Dallas is perhaps the most high-profile lawsuit alleging child sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention....
02:00, 07/27/2019

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

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

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

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

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
10:51, 07/12/2019

Lisa Bloom: lawyer in Epstein case speaks of suffering sexual abuse Bloom, representing two alleged victims of financier, says being a survivor ‘has enabled me to have a lot of compassion’Lisa Bloom, the powerhouse lawyer who has risen to prominence in the #MeToo era, has spoken of suffering sexual abuse herself. Rel...
19:17, 08/25/2019

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

Florida man accuses Rabbi Joel Kolko of sexual abuse under Child Victims Act A Florida man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by two Brooklyn rabbis — one of them accused serial molester Rabbi Joel Kolko — has filed suit under New York’s new Child Victims Act. Alleged victim Baruch Sandhaus claims t...
00:17, 08/17/2019

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

Whispers of Sexual Abuse Tailed an Equestrian Legend for Decades. At 81, He Was Barred for Life. George H. Morris’s stature in the sport was nearly unrivaled, even though some in the horse world said they had long been aware of his relationships with minors....
02:51, 08/09/2019

Woman who accused congressman of sexual abuse drops lawsuit under mysterious circumstances The woman agreed to drop her case Tuesday in exchange for an agreement from Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) that he would not sue her for anything related to the lawsuit, lawyers told The Post....
09:00, 07/04/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Former USC gynecologist surrenders medical license amid scores of sexual abuse accusations Former gynecologist George Tyndall, who is facing 29 charges of sexually assaulting his patients at the University of Southern California campus clinic, surrendered his medical license....
15:00, 09/10/2019

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

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

Japan's Parties Seek Gains With Women on the Ballot Political parties in Japan are campaigning for greater freedoms for women and putting record numbers of women on the ballot in a national election this month, seizing on the momentum of the country’s shifting economic landscape....
15:34, 07/15/2019

Producers seek Q3 aluminium premium of $115-$120/T from Japan buyers Top aluminium producers have offered Japanese buyers a premium of $115-$120 a tonne for July-September primary metal shipments, up 10% to 14% from the current quarter, amid tighter supply, two sources involved in quarterly pricing talks said on Monda...
11:34, 06/03/2019

US Figure Skating has banned longtime coach Richard Callaghan after sexual abuse allegations Longtime coach Richard Callaghan has been permanently banned from US Figure Skating after he was accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing an underage figure skater....
21:34, 08/22/2019

Victoria's Secret models pen open letter calling for CEO to take action against sexual abuse and misconduct More than 100 Victoria’s Secret models signed an open letter addressed to the company’s CEO calling for action to protect models and prevent sexual abuse and misconduct. ...
00:17, 08/09/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Jeffrey Epstein dead: Timeline of sexual abuse allegations and related legal cases Jeffrey Epstein, who was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, was found dead early Saturday morning in his Manhattan jail cell. Here is a timeline of the Epstein case leading up to his eventual death...
02:00, 08/11/2019

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

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

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

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 torture of Turkish diplomats while in custody....
07:34, 06/12/2019

Horse trainer's suicide has equestrian community questioning sexual abuse investigations Many equestrian trainers are speaking out against SafeSport, an agency tasked with investigating sexual abuse in their sport and others.       ...
14:51, 07/09/2019

Migrants report sexual abuse, misconduct, poor conditions at Arizona border facility Reports revealed by NBC News allege mistreatment and abuse of migrants held at the Border Patrol's Yuma Sector holding facilities in Arizona.        ...
18:00, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Producers seek Q3 aluminium premium of $115-$120/T from Japan buyers Top aluminium producers have offered Japanese buyers premiums of $115-$120 a tonne for July-September primary metal shipments, up 10%-14% from the current quarter, amid tighter supply, three sources involved in quarterly pricing talks said on Monday....
13:00, 06/03/2019

Don't send a 'bishop to the crime scene': Church sex abuse survivors blast Pope Francis' new law on reporting Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law on reporting of clergy sex abuse. Survivors say the church still doesn't get it.        ...
00:17, 05/10/2019

Marlon Brando confronted Michael Jackson over sexual abuse allegations: ‘He was frightened to answer me’: report A shocking conversation between acting legend Marlon Brando and Michael Jackson has surfaced in which the “Godfather” star opened up in a big way about the singer’s reaction to sexual abuse allegations levied against him in 1994....
04:51, 08/30/2019

Vatican invokes Cardinal George Pell's 'right to appeal' after child sexual abuse conviction upheld Former Vatican treasurer, and most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual assault, maintains innocence after losing appealThe most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual abuse, Cardinal George...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Rhode Island diocese names dozens of priests, deacons who have been ‘credibly accused’ of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence in Rhode Island has released a list containing the names of dozens of clergy members who it says have been "credibly accused of the sexual abuse of minors."...
23:51, 07/01/2019

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

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

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

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

Japan's military seek eighth straight annual hike in defense spending Japan's military has asked for an eighth straight annual increase in defense spending to help pay for U.S.-made interceptor missiles, stealth fighters, and other equipment it wants to counter threats from North Korea and China....
08:17, 08/30/2019

'The Ugliness:' Ex-Scouts recount stories of abuse Hundreds of men across the U.S. are signing up with lawyers to sue the Boy Scouts for damages related to sex abuse they claim to have suffered at the hands of scout leaders. The wave of litigation poses a financial threat to the Boy Scouts. (May 28) ...
21:17, 05/28/2019

Duggar sisters' lawsuit can proceed against city that released information about alleged sexual abuse by brother Josh: ruling A lawsuit filed by four reality show sisters can proceed against an Arkansas city that released confidential information about their alleged sexual abuse by a brother, a federal appeals court ruled Friday....
03:34, 07/13/2019

South Korean forced labor victims to seek Japan's Mitsubishi asset sale South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers will seek a court order to forcibly liquidate Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' assets to compensate them, their lawyers said on Tuesday, risking more Japanese anger over the issue....
10:17, 07/16/2019

U.S. Figure Skating rocked: Suit against Richard Callaghan alleges sexual abuse, and accusation emerges of attempt to silence skater Suit against Olympic skating coach Richard Callaghan and an accusation of attempt to silence an alleged sexual abuse victim rock U.S. Figure Skating.       ...
01:00, 08/10/2019

Sexual abuse of children in care homes, foster care rampant in English county, report says A new report exposed rampant sexual child abuse in care homes in an English county that last for decades, with officials unable to tackle the problem....
19:51, 07/31/2019

Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt files sexual abuse suit against Disney and longtime Nashville producer Jordan Pruitt, a former Disney star and contestant on “The Voice” has filed a lawsuit alleging her former manager, Keith Thomas, of sexually abusing her when she was just 14 years old....
13:34, 09/04/2019

Shiori Ito on speaking about sexual assault in Japan: 'I felt lonely' Japanese journalist Shiori Ito and South Korean prosecutor Seo Ji-hyun discuss the impact #MeToo had in their countries while they were battling sexual assault and harassment cases. (July 17)        ...
13:00, 07/17/2019

The Stories Slide Deck: How Stories stack up across social platforms (FB, SNAP) In the last few years, there’s been a major shift as to how consumers interact with social media. Rather than posting content that lives on the platform in perpetuity, users are now posting and viewing more “Stories,” video or image...
19:34, 09/13/2019

THE STORIES REPORT: How brands can take advantage of the viral growth of the Stories format (FB, SNAP, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Stories Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. Stories are on track to become the main format for social media consumption,...
22:00, 05/11/2019

May showers for Mother’s Day flowers? TUCSON – May is the second driest Month on our calendar here in Tucson, but Mother Nature has been throwing us plenty of curve balls this year and here comes another for Mother’s Day. For the short term, Friday night looks dry with plenty...
03:00, 05/11/2019

What's the Best Place to Order Flowers Online? With Mother’s Day and graduation season upon us, I assume a lot of you are desperately trying to remember your old passwords or track down promo codes to one of the dozens of online flower delivery services. And with a bouquet’s worth of options to c...
05:17, 04/30/2019

Hordes of Instagrammers are killing California’s flowers This year’s phenomenal California super bloom was so vibrant with color, you could see it from outer space. And that’s just where you might have to be to get your eyeballs on the yellow-and-white splendor of Sacramento hot spot Daffodil Hill. In July...
18:17, 08/31/2019

Who needs flowers? The garden that won at Chelsea is still blooming impressive Andy Sturgeon’s best-in-show garden may seem like a simple green canvas. But look closer and it tells us something about the state of our worldGreen. A totally green garden without colourful flowers. Some black rocks. That’s about it. At first glance...
00:34, 05/23/2019

Mother's Day flowers: the best online delivery services Mother's Day is just around the corner (May 12 to be exact) and if you're still searching for the perfect gift for mom, then placing an online order for flowers is always a fantastic option. You can order a gorgeous bouquet in minutes from ...
20:17, 05/04/2019

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former British colony into turmoil....
18:34, 07/11/2019

JC Flowers to sell $700 mln worth of shares in Shinsei Bank Private equity investor JC Flowers & Co will cut its stake in Japan's Shinsei Bank to less than 4%, according to a filing by the lender, selling shares worth around $700 million nearly two decades after one of Japan's first buyout deals....
11:17, 08/08/2019

Mother's Day flowers: the best last-minute online delivery services Mother's Day is only a couple days away (this Sunday to be exact) and if you're still searching for the perfect gift for mom, then placing an online order for flowers is always a fantastic last-minute option. You can order a gorgeous bouque...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Jersey grants licence to harvest hemp flowers for CBD oil Team of ex-firefighters given go-ahead to legally process crop for cannabidiol extractionJersey has become the first place in the British and Irish Isles to grant a licence for farmers to harvest hemp flowers for cannabis oil.A former Royal Marine co...
11:00, 08/10/2019

| Yes to Roland Garros skeletons and zebra stripes, no to flowers There's been a few skeletons, the odd zebra and tiger stripe at Roland Garros... and flowers. Whatever you do, just don't ask Britain's Kyle Edmund about the flowers....
18:00, 05/29/2019

Ebony Flowers captures the thrill of new hair in this Hot Comb exclusive Hair and maturity are tied together in significant ways. Getting your first haircut is a milestone in personal care, and trying to make drastic changes your own hair is a common mistake made by the young, who learn the hard way that they should trust...
22:51, 06/13/2019

V.C. Andrews’ new book reveals twisted history behind ‘Flowers in the Attic’ If you were an adolescent at any point in the 1980s and early ’90s, chances are good you have been shocked and scandalized by a VC Andrews novel. Maybe you even read it while tanning in the backyard, Coppertone nearby. Best known for books like...
00:01, 09/08/2019

It'll take more than roses to win over iyla in her mind-bending music video, "Flowers" When a relationship is especially rocky, gifts can only get you so far. Burgeoning pop/R&B singer iyla is really not interested in empty apologies and thoughtless gestures in the music video for “Flowers,” her latest release off of her 2018 debut...
23:19, 09/10/2019

With Trent Williams out, Ereck Flowers gets a bigger spotlight for his second chance Offensive tackle Ereck Flowers was a draft bust with the New York Giants. But with Williams holding out, Flowers -- who was signed to be a guard -- is playing a key role....
02:51, 07/26/2019

Helicopter crushes flowers as crowds flock to 'super bloom' Park officials say many wildflower tourists have been well-behaved, but some have ignored pleas to stay on trailsIn one of the most famous literary descriptions of wildflowers, the English poet William Wordsworth wrote in the early 19th century of ha...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Kim-Joy’s recipe for raspberry swiss roll with decorative bees and flowers Make this surprisingly easy cake and your friends will all be abuzzThis may look daunting, but once you learn how to make it, the options for different designs and fillings are endless. And because it is so easy to eat, you will want to make it again...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Spring flowers inspire Louis Vuitton menswear collection Louis Vuitton unveiled its latest menswear collection on Thursday, using a picture-postcard scene of Paris as the backdrop for models parading in pastel colors and flowery statement pieces that......
21:00, 06/20/2019

Curtis Flowers’s Conviction Tossed by Mississippi Supreme Court Mr. Flowers, a black man, has been tried by a white prosecutor six times over the killings of four people in a furniture store in 1996. His case was featured in the podcast “In the Dark.”...
23:51, 08/30/2019

Photographer captures squirrel smelling flowers in adorable snaps A photographer in Vienna captured the moment a small ground squirrel stopped to smell the flowers -- and it has made for the most adorable photo shoot ever....
07:00, 09/07/2019

Anonymous fan sends flowers to Kevin Durant on behalf of all Canadians Flowers were sent to the Warriors office with a card reading: "Dear KD and the Warriors: I can’t even believe those dumba** Raptors fans cheered when they saw you were injured."...
21:34, 06/12/2019

Woman Accused Of DUI, Theft Of Cemetery Flowers In Clay County CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Clay County woman is facing theft and other charges, after police say they found her with a van full of flowers taken from a local cemetery. Authorities said a Clay County deputy pulled over a van driven by 54-year...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Curtis Flowers' conviction overturned over removal of black jurors Justice Brett Kavanaugh said Flowers’ trial record showed ‘relentless effort’ by prosecutor to rid jury of black individualsThe supreme court has thrown out the murder conviction and death sentence of a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecuto...
12:34, 06/22/2019

Top UP Officers Take Chopper Ride To Shower Flowers On Kanwar Pilgrims In keeping with the novel practice started by the Uttar Pradesh government last year, Kanwar pilgrims were on Monday showered with flower petals from helicopter in Ghaziabad by top administrative......
09:51, 07/30/2019

Flowers hear bees and make sweeter nectar when they’re buzzing nearby Evening primrose flowers appear to be sensitive to the sounds of bees, increasing the sugar level of their nectar by 20 per cent when exposed to their buzzing...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Fire poppies: rare golden flowers rise from the ashes in California As the state is swept by a super bloom, these flowers are popping up – a silver lining for areas hit hard by intense firesWhen wildfires swept through southern California last year they left a trail of destruction: leveling houses, historic Hollywood...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Flowers for Zoë: Stars Come Out to Watch Zoë Kravitz Marry Karl Glusman in France Her father once implored us to “Let Love Rule,” and now, Zoë Kravitz, the genetically-blessed daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz, has done just that, marrying longtime boyfriend Karl Glusman in a star-studded wedding at her father’s home in Par...
18:34, 07/01/2019

Making A Difference: Friends With Flowers Delivers Joy To Hospice Care Patients SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A group in Scott County is hoping to make the experience of hospice care patients and their families a little better. Each week, Friends With Flowers bundle up donated flowers from Kroger, local funeral homes and Gr...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Althea Gibson, the First Black Athlete to Integrate Tennis, Finally Gets Her Flowers With New Statue On Monday, Althea Gibson—the woman who broke the color barrier at tennis’ highest levels—received long-overdue recognition: a granite sculpture in her likeness at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, N.Y....
17:51, 08/27/2019

'Give People Their Flowers While They're Here': Master P Has Thoughts About Nipsey Hussle's BET Humanitarian Award Along with discussing his upcoming film, I Got The Hook-Up 2, Master P recently appeared on The Breakfast Club to discuss Nipsey Hussle’s posthumous Humanitarian Award presented at the 2019 BET Awards. The 49-year-old rapper mentioned BET Networks’ E...
21:34, 07/11/2019

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

Supreme Court rules for Curtis Flowers, black man tried six times for Mississippi murders The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of Curtis Flowers, a black man in Mississippi who was tried six times by the same prosecutor for a 1996 quadruple murder....
18:00, 06/21/2019

A New Toni Morrison Documentary Gives the World’s Greatest Living Writer Her Flowers, and Plants New Seeds Toni Morrison had to figure out a way to talk to Muhammad Ali. It was the mid-seventies and at the time, she was his editor, tasked with bringing his autobiography to the world. But Ali wouldn’t speak to her—deferring instead to whatever man was in t...
20:51, 06/21/2019

Couple creates DIY wedding cake from Costco sheet cakes and Trader Joe's flowers, spends less than $50 Jessica Hoyle-King, of San Antonio, tells Fox News that her brother and his new bride were hoping to save as much money as possible for their honeymoon in Rome....
13:00, 06/24/2019

Raptors fan sends flowers to Warriors for Kevin Durant injury cheers: ' I hereby apologize on behalf of Canada' Toronto Raptors players were forced to try and quiet their own fans who were cheering when Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night....
18:00, 06/12/2019

Massachusetts State Police union's ex-boss embezzled funds to buy meals, flowers for lover, prosecutors say A former president of the Massachusetts State Police union was arrested Wednesday after he “embezzled and misused” the organization’s funds by purchasing more than $4,000 in flowers for his lover and bankrolling a trip to Miami Beach -- among other l...
20:00, 08/21/2019

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
18:51, 07/10/2019

Japan-South Korea relations in 'very severe' state: Japan's Suga Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday the country's relationship with South Korea was in a "very severe" state and that Tokyo would continue to urge Seoul to take appropriate action over a string of issues that have frayed bilateral ties...
08:00, 07/24/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars: Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on U.S. beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday....
03:17, 08/24/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars, report says Japan is seeking to stay in President Trump’s good graces to avoid costly tariffs and retain positive relations with an ally that ensures its security against the likes of China and North Korea. ...
06:17, 08/24/2019

Trade curbs for South Korea to hit exports of Japan's chip-making gear: Japan lawmaker Japan's plan to drop South Korea from its "white list" of nations with minimum trade curbs will probably hit 630 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in annual exports of microchip-making gear to its neighbor, a Japanese lawmaker said on Wednesday....
18:34, 07/24/2019

Japan’s Softbank to spend $4B to hike stake in Yahoo Japan Japanese telecoms company Softbank Corp. says it will spend 456.5 billion yen ($4 billion) to increase its stake in Yahoo Japan to nearly 45%. The company forecast Wednesday that with the additional stake in Yahoo, its revenue will rise to 4.8 trilli...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Trump, Abe agree U.S.-Japan alliance stronger than ever: Japan official U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday that the security alliance between the world's largest and third-largest economies is stronger than ever, a senior Japanese government spokesman said....
08:34, 06/28/2019

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister...
06:51, 05/29/2019

U.S., Japan have not discussed revising security pact: Japan Japan's top government spokesman said on Thursday that Japan and the United States have not discussed revising the U.S.-Japan security treaty after U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of the defense pact in a television interview....
10:17, 06/27/2019

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)        ...
22:17, 05/25/2019

The genetics of sexual orientation are about as complex as sexual orientation Enlarge / A scene from the Copenhagen Pride Parade. (credit: Ole Jensen/Getty Images) Homosexuality is widespread among animals, and it's present in every culture we've looked at. All of which suggests that it's in some way innate to the human spec...
21:51, 08/30/2019

What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘On Tour With Asperger’s Are Us’ and ‘The Last Survivors’ A four-man comedy troupe hits the road in “On Tour With Asperger’s Are Us.” And Holocaust survivors share their stories in PBS’s Frontline documentary....
08:17, 04/30/2019

How Grenfell survivors came together - and how Britain failed them The strongest campaign group to emerge from the disaster is facing its most devastating challenge: government inaction. By Robert BoothAt sunset on a chill March evening beside Notting Hill Methodist church, survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster g...
21:51, 06/11/2019

Air Force Says "No Survivors" From The Wreckage Of An-32 Jet That Crashed There were "no survivors" from the An-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradeshe earlier this month, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said today after searching the wreckage found earlier this week....
10:17, 06/13/2019

IAF: 'No survivors' from An-32 crash; 13 bodies, black box retrieved The bodies of 13 Indian Air Force personnel who went missing last week when their plane crashed near the Chinese border have been found, authorities said....
12:00, 06/14/2019

Trump Finds the Worst Possible Thing to Say to 9/11 Survivors Speaking on Monday at the signing of a bill f0r the 9/11 first responders fund, President Donald Trump thought now was a good time to make jokes to an audience of September 11 survivors about collapsing infrastructure, and “not falling very far” shou...
19:51, 07/29/2019

Photos of Holocaust survivors defaced in Vienna Photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street have been defaced with swastikas, drawing condemnation from political and Jewish leaders....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Terrorism survivors: ‘I lived in fear that I would be killed’ To mark the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism this coming Wednesday, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North region of Cameroon in West Africa to interview people who have personal stories to tell about h...
17:51, 08/17/2019

AOC BURNS Rahm Emanuel To a Crisp NO SURVIVORS Former Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel has wasted no time after leaving his post churning out the personal news, but his latest job announcement has drawn ire from none other than Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
01:00, 06/06/2019

No survivors found after private jet crashes in Mexico All 13 people aboard were killed when a private jet crashed between the U.S. city of Las Vegas and Monterrey in northern Mexico, authorities said on Monday....
12:51, 05/07/2019

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less rose-tinted....
15:00, 06/19/2019

Survivors of religious massacres decry bigotry A rabbi from Tree of Life synagogue drew applause at a State Department conference when he condemned bigotry against immigrants and called for toning down “our language.”...
22:00, 07/16/2019

Cancer survivors to reach 22 million by 2030 Roughly 17 million cancer survivors are living in the United States, and researchers expect that number to surge to more than 22 million by 2030, new study says....
18:51, 06/11/2019

UK Police Want Rape Survivors to Hand Over Their Phones Survivors of sexual assault in England and Wales will now risk having their case dropped if they don’t hand over their electronic devices to police, giving law enforcement access to some of their most intimate personal data. Victims also risk being c...
00:34, 04/30/2019

Dutch railway to compensate Holocaust survivors At a ceremony in Utrecht, the head of the Dutch state rail company announced compensation for survivors and families of the 100,000 Holocaust victims sent on Dutch trains to Nazi death camps....
23:00, 06/26/2019

Lauren Bruner, one of last survivors of USS Arizona, dies at 98 Lauren Bruner, one of the last four survivors of the attack on the USS Arizona by Japanese planes on Dec. 7, 1941, died Tuesday in California. He was 98....
20:34, 09/13/2019

Rescuers look for survivors after building collapse in India Rescuers are clearing debris and using sniffer dogs to find survivors after a dilapidated residential building collapsed in India’s financial capital of Mumbai, killing at least 12 people...
05:00, 07/17/2019

Lauren Brunner, one of last survivors of USS Arizona, dies at 98 Lauren Bruner, one of the last four survivors of the attack on the USS Arizona by Japanese planes on Dec. 7, 1941, died Tuesday in California. He was 98....
19:34, 09/13/2019

Stephen Porges: ‘Survivors are blamed because they don’t fight’ The psychiatry professor on the polyvagal theory he developed to understand our reactions to traumaStephen Porges is professor of psychiatry at the University of North Carolina and “Distinguished University Scientist” at Indiana University, where he ...
14:51, 06/02/2019

Camp Fire survivors move to Tucson TUCSON – A couple that survived the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history is now calling Tucson home. The Camp Fire ripped through Paradise, California back in November of 2018. “Then one morning, November 8th, the...
14:17, 05/29/2019

| Migrants, babies rescued at sea as survivors say six drowned A charity ship rescued some 100 migrants in the Mediterranean Wednesday, including 22 small children who had survived their foundering dinghy being pummelled by a wave fellow occupants said drowned six people....
17:17, 08/30/2019

Big happy men smile amidst big happy flowers Summer can be a brutal season. The humidity is often uncomfortably heavy and relentless; intense thunderstorms and the hot, blinding sun make weeks on end unbearable. But it’s not all bad: Summer is also the season when the world comes most fully to ...
21:34, 08/09/2019

'If Waitrose did rows'... resident left in tears after neighbours' notelet war over flowers A woman who tried to brighten up her street by planting flowers only to be accused of "gentrification" told today how the row left her "upset and teary"....
17:34, 05/30/2019

Alive but lost: In Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian survivors wonder what next Days after fleeing their crumbling home and breaking into a vacant apartment to take shelter while Hurricane Dorian rampaged over the Bahamas' Great Abaco Island, Samuel Cornish and his family caught a rescue flight to Nassau....
16:34, 09/08/2019

Germany to make additional payments to Holocaust survivors Hundreds of extra euros per month will go to about 5,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel. More than 200,000 Holocaust survivors are still living in the country....
21:51, 08/15/2019

Terrorism survivors: ‘The terrorists killed many people in front of us’ To mark the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, on 21 August, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North Region of Cameroon in West Africa earlier this year, to interview people who have personal stories to t...
17:51, 08/14/2019

Holocaust survivors and liberators look back in twin documentaries The resurgence of white supremacism has brought a renewed urgency to Holocaust Remembrance Day, and specifically the sense that the world is gradually losing those capable of providing first-hand accounts. That's evident in a pair of complementary do...
23:17, 04/30/2019

One-third of cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, study says Roughly one in three cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, and about one in six survivors have high impact pain that prevents them from performing everyday activities, according to new research published Thursday....
00:34, 06/21/2019

Heavy rains disrupt aid for survivors of Mozambique cyclones The death toll in northern Mozambique from Cyclone Kenneth has risen to 41 and the United Nations says aid workers are facing difficulties in reaching thousands of survivors...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Iraq: Yazidis to accept survivors of IS rape, not children The spiritual council for Iraq's Yazidi community says it will not embrace the children of women raped by Islamic State group men, just days after it said it would accept "all survivors" of the extremist group's attempted annihilation of the minority...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Maryland police search on for survivors of helicopter crash KENT ISLAND, Md. (AP) — Maryland police say a helicopter has crashed into the Chesapeake Bay and rescue workers are looking for survivors. Maryland Natural Resources Police Capt. Brian Albert said the helicopter crashed into the water about a half-mi...
00:34, 05/05/2019

No survivors found in Mexico crash of jet carrying 13 people A plane crash in a remote mountain region in northern Mexico claimed the lives of all 13 people on board, including a family of five that were flying back from watching a boxing match in Las Vegas, authorities and local media said on Monday....
04:34, 05/07/2019

'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors Rains are still pounding northern Mozambique after Cyclone Kenneth, while the United Nations says aid workers face "an incredibly difficult situation" in reaching thousands of survivors....
12:34, 04/30/2019

| 'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors Rains were still pounding northern Mozambique several days after Cyclone Kenneth, while the United Nations said aid workers face "an incredibly difficult situation" in reaching thousands of survivors....
13:00, 04/30/2019

Polish graphic novel tells Holocaust survivors' tales A Polish artist has brought the horrors of the Holocaust to life in a graphic novel based on survivors' testimonies, published to mark the 75th anniversary of a museum on the site of the......
16:00, 05/13/2019

Rescuers search for survivors after Oklahoma tornado kills at least two Rescue workers on Sunday searched for survivors in the rubble left by a tornado that devastated parts of a small community near Oklahoma City, killing two people, injuring more than two dozen and leaving hundreds homeless, officials said....
02:17, 05/27/2019

Indian authorities say no survivors of air force plane crash Indian authorities say there are no survivors from an AN-32 transport plane that crashed in a mountainous area near the border with China earlier this month....
12:17, 06/13/2019

Christchurch survivors find peace as Hajj pilgrims When 31-year-old Maryam Gul laid eyes on the Kaaba this week, it was a moment of complete peace. The cube-shaped structure, and most sacred shrine of Islam, felt a world away from the Linwood mosque at Christchurch, New Zealand where her mother, fath...
09:00, 08/10/2019

Austria: photo show of Holocaust survivors vandalized again BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s president has condemned the repeated destruction of photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street. Alexander van der Bellen tweeted Monday that he was “deeply concerned” by the vandalism....
12:34, 05/28/2019

Survivors of Afghan wedding attack mourn: ‘It would be better if I had died’ The bomber detonated his explosives Saturday night in the middle of a dancing crowd in the wedding hall, killing 63 people and wounding nearly 200 others...
22:17, 08/19/2019

El Paso Shooting Survivors Refused to Meet With Trump There are eight victims of the El Paso shooting still being treated in the city’s University Medical Center, and none of them agreed to meet with President Trump or Texas Sen. Ted Cruz when they visited the city on Wednesday, the Washington Post repo...
00:51, 08/09/2019

London Fire Survivors Sue in Unlikely Place: Philadelphia Court Hundreds of survivors and relatives of victims in the Grenfell Tower fire sued makers of the flammable cladding and insulation that fed the blaze, one of which has its headquarters in Pennsylvania....
02:51, 06/12/2019

Search for survivors of Hurricane Dorian continues in Bahamas Large swaths of Greater Abaco Island were destroyed by Hurricane Dorian, which was the worst disaster in Bahamas historyRescue workers wearing white hazard suits continued their grim search for bodies and survivors in the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas on...
23:17, 09/09/2019

Bahamas searches for survivors after battering by Hurricane Dorian Rescuers searched for survivors in the Bahamas on Wednesday after Hurricane Dorian, the most damaging storm to strike the island nation, left in its wake miles of flooded landscape dotted with pulverized homes, and dozens of people with missing loved...
20:00, 09/04/2019

Hurricane Survivors in the Bahamas Are Struggling to Start New Lives NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Thousands of hurricane survivors are filing off boats and planes in the capital of the Bahamas, facing the need to start new lives after Hurricane Dorian but with little ideas on how or where to begin. Some sat in hotel l...
11:34, 09/10/2019

Hurricane survivors struggle to start new life in Bahamas Thousands of hurricane survivors are filing off boats and planes in the capital of the Bahamas, facing the need to start new lives after Hurricane Dorian but with little ideas on how or where to begin...
08:35, 09/10/2019

‘Miracle in Rwanda’ gives voice to survivors of 1994 genocide Soon after the killing started, Immaculée Ilibagiza’s parents and brothers begged her to save herself. The 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda had begun, and a friend of her father’s, a kindly pastor from the warring Hutu tribe, said he could h...
15:34, 05/02/2019

Survivors recount Nazi massacre at Sant'Anna di Stazzema Nazi German soldiers murdered hundreds of innocent civilians in an Italian mountain village 75 years ago. Those who lived want the massacre to serve as a warning for the future....
06:51, 08/13/2019

Christchurch survivors angry after shooting suspect pleads not guilty Victims' families were indignant after the man accused of attacking people at two Christchurch mosques pleaded not guilty to charges of terrorism and 51 murders. Silent during the hearing, his smirks angered survivors....
07:00, 06/14/2019

Parkland Shooting Survivors Just Proposed Aggressive New Gun Restrictions. Here’s What’s in Their Plan March For Our Lives, the group founded by Parkland school shooting survivors, introduced an aggressive plan on Wednesday that calls for of sweeping gun restriction across the country. The proposals include raising the minimum age to buy a gun to 21, ...
06:00, 08/22/2019

| WATCH: 'No more survivors' in Cambodia building collapse as toll hits 24 The retrieval of bodies from a building collapse in Cambodia continues, as the death toll rises to 24 with no further survivors expected to be found. WATCH NOW...
11:51, 06/24/2019

Holocaust survivors respond to AOC's 'concentration camp' comments in new video Two holocaust survivors responded to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y. concentration camp comments Saturday, and their feelings were resoundingly negative.  ...
00:17, 06/24/2019

Latin American rape survivors who were denied abortions turn to UN Women from Nicaragua, Ecuador and Guatemala who suffered child rape take cases to UN human rights committeeFour women from Latin America whose lives were put at risk when they were not allowed abortions after being raped as girls are taking their cas...
16:17, 05/29/2019

Stroke survivors have four times osteoporosis risk of healthy people Even though a stroke is the main risk factor for osteoporosis, most survivors don't receive screenings or treatment for the dangerous bone condition....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Survivors of hurricane Dorian struggling to start new life in the Bahamas Thousands of hurricane survivors are filing off boats and planes in the capital of the Bahamas, facing the need to start new lives after Hurricane Dorian but with little ideas on how or where to begin....
16:51, 09/10/2019

For 30 Years, Jeffrey Epstein Evaded Prosecutors, Survivors At Every Turn At the beginning, middle and end of his career, Jeffrey Epstein faced a reckoning with his misdeeds. At every stage, he managed to avoid the efforts of prosecutors and victims to confront him with his......
17:54, 08/11/2019

Mass shootings create rippling network of stricken survivors CHICAGO (AP) — The litany of mass shootings in recent years has changed how America talks, prays and prepares for trouble. Today, the phrases “active shooter” and “shelter in place” need no explanation. A house of worship may ...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Survivors of Budapest boat sinking recall chaotic moments SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Survivors of a South Korean tour boat sinking in Budapest say they were taking photos or preparing to disembark when they were thrown into waters after another ship rammed their boat. The sightseeing boat carrying 33 South K...
10:17, 05/31/2019

'We have no food or water': Hurricane Dorian survivors feel abandoned As aid agencies struggle to reach devastated areas, some residents take recovery efforts into their own handsThe silence along the Grand Bahama highway, the only major road on the island, is foreboding, punctuated only by the occasional truck driving...
19:34, 09/07/2019

'At the Heart of Gold' gymnastics scandal doc puts focus on survivors To feel angry is to be human watching "At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal," an HBO documentary that chronicles the crimes of Dr. Larry Nassar, and the systemic myopia that enabled him to operate unchecked for years. Yet the final...
00:34, 05/03/2019

Minimal hope for more survivors in Hungary boat accident: ambulance There is minimal hope to find more survivors in the Danube river after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, a spokesman for the national ambulance service said....
16:17, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 6-No survivors found in Mexico crash of jet carrying 13 people A plane crash in a remote mountain region in northern Mexico claimed the lives of all 13 people on board, including a family of five that were flying back from watching a boxing match in Las Vegas, authorities and local media said on Monday....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Survivors’ chilling accounts of the terror at Gilroy Garlic Festival Camouflaged in fatigues, Santino William Legan cut through a fence at the rear of the Gilroy Garlic Festival to bypass metal detectors, crept inside, raised his AK-47-style rifle and unleashed 60 seconds of hell. Harrowing accounts from both survivor...
04:51, 07/30/2019

Feminist lawyers of South Asia rally to aid of #MeToo survivors Facing down intimidation, women all over this traditional region are speaking out about sexual harassment and violenceAli Zafar is famed across South Asia for his pop music, romantic comedies and even the occasional toothpaste advert. But last weeken...
15:34, 05/04/2019

Mira Sorvino says she was date raped and calls for 'justice' for survivors Oscar winner at forefront of #MeToo movement says she felt ‘ashamed’ and that incident was somehow her faultThe Oscar-winning actor Mira Sorvino has said she is a survivor of date rape, saying she was talking about it publicly to lend her voice to a ...
07:51, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 5-No survivors found in Mexico crash of jet carrying 13 people All 13 people aboard were killed when a private jet crashed between the U.S. city of Las Vegas and Monterrey in northern Mexico, authorities said on Monday....
02:17, 05/07/2019

Parkland Shooting Survivors Release Ambitious Gun Control Plan The plan by March for Our Lives would ban assault weapons, raise the minimum age for buying firearms and introduce other measures that the gun lobby has strongly opposed....
01:34, 08/22/2019

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
02:51, 05/23/2019

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
03:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Alive but lost: In Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian survivors wonder what next Days after fleeing their crumbling home and breaking into a vacant apartment to take shelter while Hurricane Dorian rampaged over the Bahamas' Great Abaco Island, Samuel Cornish and his family caught a rescue flight to Nassau....
03:17, 09/09/2019

Condolence Messages Flood Twitter As Survivors Ruled Out In An-32 Crash Political leaders cutting across party lines today took to social media to express their condolences for India's "air warriors" in the hours following the Air Force's announcement that nobody on the......
19:17, 06/13/2019

After Budapest Tourist Boat Accident, Fading Hopes for Survivors At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing, most of them South Korean tourists, after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway....
16:34, 05/30/2019

Sepsis survivors at increased risk of death after critical illness – study Being older, male and having multiple health problems found to heighten risk factorsSepsis survivors are at a heightened risk of death in the years after their illness if it has been critical, research has shown.Of those discharged from hospital in E...
22:51, 05/31/2019

Bahamas hurricane survivors tell of children swept away; death toll reaches 30 Richard Johnson said his six-year-old brother Adrian was just too small to withstand Hurricane Dorian. The boy was blown into churning storm surge and is among thousands of people missing, many of them children, after the worst hurricane to hit the B...
05:51, 09/06/2019

Ebola survivors face kidney problems and risk of premature death People who survive Ebola virus infection face a dramatically higher risk of dying - probably from severe kidney damage - within a year of leaving hospital, according to a study of survivors of an epidemic in Guinea....
12:51, 09/05/2019

‘Little heroes’: Childhood cancer survivors reunite for powerful remission photo "I don't think these girls will ever understand just how powerful a simple picture of the three of them hugging has been," photographer Lora Scantling said....
19:00, 05/03/2019

Hurricane Dorian survivors spared by Humberto still face an uncertain future As Tropical Storm Humberto passed by the Bahamas before becoming a hurricane, residents recovering from Hurricane Dorian worried they would be pummeled again before being able to recover....
22:00, 09/16/2019

Purgatory in paradise: Bahamas tent cities to house Dorian survivors For some Bahamians who escaped death but lost their homes in Hurricane Dorian's hellish rampage over the islands of Freeport and Great Abaco, life in the tent shelters erected this week seems like purgatory....
22:34, 09/11/2019

'He didn't destroy me. We carry on. He lost': survivors of terror attacks look back From London to Nice, Berlin to Oslo, 11 people caught up in attacks across Europe reflect on the horror, the hope – and the kindness of strangers. Portraits by Mathias Braschler and Monika Fischer Continue reading......
12:00, 05/25/2019

Terrorism survivors: Forced to farm, fish, fight, ‘they slaughtered three of my friends’ To mark next week’s International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North region of Cameroon in West Africa earlier in the year, to interview people who have personal stories to tell ...
19:17, 08/15/2019

Survivors share chilling accounts of terror at Gilroy Garlic Festival Camouflaged in fatigues, Santino William Legan cut through a fence at the rear of the Gilroy Garlic Festival to bypass metal detectors, crept inside, raised his AK-47-style rifle and unleashed 60 seconds of hell. Harrowing accounts from both survivor...
07:17, 07/30/2019

Bahamas officials search for storm survivors as Dorian heads for Florida, Georgia Rescuers searched for survivors in the Bahamas on Wednesday after Hurricane Dorian, the most damaging storm to strike the island nation, left in its wake a flooded landscape dotted with pulverized homes and beached boats....
18:00, 09/04/2019

Families and survivors oppose private museum to honor Pulse shooting victims The owner of the gay Florida nightclub where 49 people were killed in a 2016 mass shooting is moving forward with plans to honor the victims by constructing a private museum despite controversy.        ...
07:19, 08/15/2019

Tucson Police officer wants to build recovery center for young sex trafficking survivors TUCSON- A Tucson Police officer is on a mission to open a recovery center to help young survivors of sex trafficking. “In the human trafficking unit I recognized a huge need for children 11 through 17 that are survivors of sex trafficking,̶...
04:00, 09/04/2019

High-intensity walking helps stroke survivors regain mobility, study says For people who've suffered strokes, getting exercise may be the key to regaining mobility. In a recent study, up to 80 percent of stroke patients benefited from high-intensity activities like fast walking and climbing....
13:17, 08/23/2019

Six months after California's Camp Fire, survivors still struggle to find temporary homes The Camp Fire disaster in November 2018 displaced nearly 35,000 residents in Paradise, California area, and even six months later, a large number of families are still unable to find homes....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Parkland survivors announce sweeping gun control plan: 'Green New Deal, but for guns' March for Our Lives, the gun control group started by a group of Parkland survivors, announced an ambitious series of proposals that would radically change the landscape of firearm regulations in order to drastically reduce gun ownership and gun-rela...
08:00, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 10-Bahamas hurricane survivors tell of children swept away; death toll reaches 30 Richard Johnson said his six-year-old brother Adrian was just too small to withstand Hurricane Dorian. The boy was blown into churning storm surge and is among thousands of people missing, many of them children, after the worst hurricane to hit the B...
09:00, 09/06/2019

UK's Prince William visits New Zealand mosques attacked by gunman, meets survivors Extremist ideology must be defeated, Britain's Prince William said during a visit to a New Zealand mosque on Friday where dozens were killed in a mass shooting last month after earlier meeting survivors of the massacre....
05:51, 04/29/2019

Bahamas officials search for Dorian survivors as storm heads for Florida, Georgia The wreckage of pulverized homes, beached boats and floodwaters covered miles of the Bahamas in Hurricane Dorian's wake on Wednesday, as rescuers searched for survivors of the worst storm to ever strike the island nation....
15:00, 09/04/2019

Displaced by DR Congo violence, survivors’ testimonies highlight brutality of armed militia Two months since hundreds of thousands of people fled violence in north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN humanitarians warned on Friday that armed militia continue to make their safe return impossible. ...
22:17, 08/16/2019

After Dorian Survivors Are Kicked Off Rescue Ship, U.S. Border Patrol Says All Bahamians Welcome — Except Those Who Aren’t Dozens of Bahamians trying to evacuate from the hurricane-wrecked islands were told to get off a ferry headed towards Florida last weekend, and were told that was because they did not have U.S. visas. But the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency...
11:34, 09/10/2019

Survivors of ISIL terror in Iraq want justice, not revenge, says head of UN investigation team The scale and barbarity of the crimes committed by ISIL have ultimately served not to divide but to unify, Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, head of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/Islamic State in Iraq and the...
01:34, 07/16/2019

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
21:34, 06/13/2019

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of it....
19:51, 05/31/2019

Finally, Some Real Gun Reform (At Walmart) The deadliest of August’s many mass shootings took place at a Walmart in El Paso, where a Fox News-echoing white supremacist murdered 22 people. And since we don’t have a functioning federal government that’s willing to respond to this problem, there...
00:34, 09/04/2019

Macron must not buckle on pension reform In Paris, protesters brought the French capital to a near standstill on Friday. They're furious over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform program, and they're promising that larger protests will follow....
23:18, 09/13/2019

How the bail industry is stopping reform across the US On the side of a building just outside the county jail in Des Moines, Iowa, there is a drive-thru window. But it is not dishing out burgers and fries. The main item on its menu is freedom, and it can come at a steep price....
22:17, 08/30/2019

Floatplane carrying 4 Americans, 3 Canadians, crashes into Labrador lake, no survivors expected: officals Officials in Canada said Wednesday the search for several missing people will likely turn up no survivors after a plane carrying four Americans and three Canadians crashed earlier this week. ...
01:17, 07/19/2019

NTSB starts interviewing survivors, witnesses in California dive boat fire investigation Investigators have begun interviewing witnesses for a preliminary report on the deadly dive boat fire off the Southern California coast early Monday....
08:17, 09/05/2019

Cancer survivors share a roller coaster ride and hope at Six Flags Great Adventure A new campaign from Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey aims to boost awareness and education for cancer patients at the theme park.       ...
17:17, 06/10/2019

Alex Trebek Stands With Pancreatic Cancer Survivors After Emotional Speech At Fundraising Walk (Kyle Espeleta) (TODAY) – “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek is finding the inspiration to beat his stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis by meeting with other survivors. Trebek, 78, gave an emotional speech on Saturday at the Pancreatic Ca...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Parkland massacre survivors post sweeping U.S. gun-control plan ahead of 2020 election Survivors of the Parkland, Florida, high school massacre on Wednesday released a sweeping gun-control plan that would ban assault-style rifles and take other steps in hopes of halving U.S. firearms deaths and injuries within a decade....
19:34, 08/21/2019

Parkland massacre survivors unveil sweeping U.S. gun-control plan ahead of 2020 election Survivors of the Parkland, Florida, high school massacre on Wednesday released a sweeping gun-control plan that would ban assault-style rifles and take other steps in hopes of halving U.S. firearms deaths and injuries....
17:00, 08/21/2019

Australian PM says Beijing should adopt reform to end U.S. trade war Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that China should reform its economy to end a trade war with the United States that is damaging the global economy, comments that could strain ties with the country's largest trading partner....
09:34, 06/26/2019

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped bans on opposition and rebel groups, purged allegedly corrupt officials, ended two decades of acrim...
16:00, 07/04/2019

Sweeping tax reform plan unveiled to help Americans ‘keep more’ Plans by President Trump and conservative governors to cut taxes are getting a big push in a new report that urges sweeping reforms in personal and business taxes to let Americans keep more of what they earn and spark wider job creation....
15:34, 08/21/2019

Occupational licensing reform is not a partisan issue You won't find President Trump agreeing with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on many issues, but the need for occupational licensing reform is one major exception. They, along with many other politicians and academics both Left and Right, have ident...
09:17, 09/13/2019

Modi Is India’s Best Hope for Economic Reform To win a fresh mandate for himself and his party in India’s upcoming elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made extravagant promises and worrisome threats. He can fairly be accused of fanning flames of hostility toward India’s Musli...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement founded by survivors of last year’s school shooti...
08:51, 08/23/2019

Labour is a 'remain and reform' party on EU, says Tom Watson Deputy leader agrees with Keir Starmer that new referendum will be needed for deal to passLabour is still a “remain and reform party” over EU membership, Tom Watson has argued, as he said it seemed inevitable that a confirmatory referendum would be n...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Senate negotiations on asylum reform collapse The Senate’s bipartisan negotiations on asylum reform are dead, Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said in an interview on Thursday.The South Carolina Republican said his talks with Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin are “going nowhere” and that his co...
22:00, 07/25/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
03:00, 07/18/2019

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigrant Heritage Month, comes to an end, I am incredibly...
14:00, 06/29/2019

9/11 survivors, victims' families demanding answers on Saudi Arabia: 'Give the American people justice' Survivors of the 9/11 attacks and victims' families are demanding answers from the FBI, calling for the release of government documents they claim will reveal a "Saudi Arabian role."...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Thousands listed as missing in the Bahamas as rescuers, family members try to find survivors stranded in the rubble A website trying to help locate survivors has more than 5,500 entries. The death toll rose to 20 on Wednesday, but authorities warn that it was likely to rise....
21:34, 09/05/2019

Queen's Birthday Honours 2019: Seven Holocaust survivors receive British Empire Medals All Holocaust survivors in Britain should be recognised by the Queen, a leading campaigner has said as seven survivors were honoured in her 2019 Birthday Honours list....
08:17, 06/08/2019

Mozambique: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets the child cyclone survivors who’ve lost everything Visiting storm-ravaged Mozambique, UN Children’s Fund Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom, listened to devastating stories of children who lost everything in Cyclone Idai, while observing on Thursday that UNICEF-built safe spaces have given them “a sen...
23:51, 05/30/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast Asia's biggest economy by 2045....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Ardashir’s Effective Reform of the Sassanid Military Machine In the third century AD, Parthia and Rome had been waging war against each other for far too long. Sometimes Parthia was the victor while at other times Rome was the victor ...
04:17, 08/29/2019

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again A teenage poster boy for bail reform who once spent more than a year on Rikers Island just landed back in a familiar place — the jail. Over the weekend, teen trouble-magnet Pedro Hernandez was busted yet again, this time for reversing his car a...
03:51, 06/10/2019

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
00:17, 07/11/2019

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, according to a new report. The first daughter and White House senior adviser re...
09:02, 08/14/2019

Kim Kardashian West is making a documentary about prison reform Since she helped free Alice Marie Johnson, reality TV star Kim Kardashian West has gotten the bug for political activism -- specifically prison reform....
16:17, 07/29/2019

Asia Bibi Calls For Reform In Pakistan Blasphemy Law Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was freed from death row by the Supreme Court in a high-profile sacrilege case last year that polarised the society, has called for reforms in the country's......
19:00, 09/03/2019

Lawmakers expect to grapple with gun reform when Congress returns Congress comes back to Washington Monday with a packed agenda — but few common causes between Democratic and Republican lawmakers. “We’ve got a big fight coming up in Washington — and that is on guns,” warned Senate Minority Leader Chuck ...
04:17, 09/09/2019

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
09:51, 06/10/2019

'More than lip service': Detroit voters look for policy reform in Dems For its voters, hosting the second debate of the 2020 Democratic primaries is an opportunity to shed light on systemic issuesFor Detroit resident Jerry Hebron, gun control and criminal justice reform issues are personal.In June, her cousin, who was a...
15:51, 07/29/2019

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
16:34, 06/16/2019

| Clubs call for more time for Champions League reform European Club Association chairman Andrea Agnelli has insisted that the "real deadline" to finalise controversial plans to reform the UEFA Champions League is not until 2022....
03:18, 09/11/2019

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that have turned around the once scandal-ridden institution....
19:34, 08/10/2019

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that ̶...
03:51, 05/31/2019

Chip Roy finds a promising angle on healthcare reform Just half a year into his congressional tenure, Chip Roy is taking the oft-abandoned helm of the Republican Party's lead on healthcare reform. For nearly a decade, Republicans have promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Healthcare Act, and for...
01:00, 07/02/2019

Bail-reform poster boy arrested yet again for reckless driving A crime-prone teenager — who became a poster boy for bail reform when prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against him — was arrested yet again in the Bronx on Monday, sources said. Pedro Hernandez, who was freed on June 3 when the charges in hi...
03:51, 06/18/2019

Hariri says Lebanon far from bankruptcy, cites risks of no reform Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday Lebanon was far from bankruptcy but failure to pass a "realistic" budget that brings down the state deficit would be tantamount to a "suicide operation" against the economy....
00:34, 05/07/2019

| Under siege, Somalia moves to reform its army, pay troops Deployed in one of the world's most dangerous conflicts, Somali soldiers risking their lives daily against Al-Shabaab insurgents were growing weary of being paid months late and shortchanged by their superiors....
00:00, 07/27/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first actions as Chicago mayor will be to sign an executive order limiting the powers aldermen have in their war...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Kellyanne Conway says concerns over gun reform measures are ‘all reconcilable’ Top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said Republicans lawmakers’ concerns over what would be included in gun safety reform legislation after the mass shootings in Ohio and Texas are “all reconcilable.” President Trump has been d...
20:06, 08/11/2019

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
04:34, 06/01/2019

Vatican rebuffs German bishops over reform proposals Plans to include laypersons in a reform process have sparked anger in the Vatican. The Catholic Church in Germany is now on a head-on collision course with Rome....
01:34, 09/14/2019

Fannie and Freddie Shares Slide on Reform Plan Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shares fell more than 8%, a day after the U.S. Treasury released a blueprint to release the companies from government control that some investors found lacking in specifics....
06:34, 09/07/2019

| UEFA postpones key Champions League reform meeting UEFA have postponed indefinitely a crucial summit with Europe's top football clubs and leagues in which controversial Champions League reforms were set to be discussed....
18:51, 08/15/2019

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
20:00, 07/23/2019

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a problem....
08:34, 07/12/2019

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary NEW YORK (AP) — Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she believes were wrongly accused. It’s a move by the network to expand its true-crime programming. The...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
21:17, 07/23/2019

A Dutch railway helped transport people to Nazi camps. Now it's paying reparations to Holocaust survivors The Dutch national railway company will pay reparations to minorities whom it transported to camps in the Netherlands during World War II.        ...
18:17, 06/28/2019

Survivors of Mother Emanuel Church Massacre Ask Court to Let Them Sue the US Government for Its Role in Putting a Gun in Dylann Roof’s Hands Survivors and families of the nine people murdered at their South Carolina church when white supremacist Dylann Roof riddled them with bullets four years ago want the federal government to pay for the role they say it played in their loved ones’ deat...
14:34, 05/11/2019

Grenfell Tower fire survivors plead for urgent change as they gather to mark the two-year anniversary of tragedy Landmarks light up green to mark tragedy ++++ Hundreds of candles lit in tearful vigil at Grenfell Tower Over 300 tower blocks still covered in danger cladding Wreath laying, second vigil and silent march to take place later today...
10:00, 06/15/2019

End personal car ownership, MPs say News 22 Aug, 2019 UK cannot become a carbon-neutral country until personal vehicle ownership is ended, Science and Technology Committee says...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Is AI the new personal touch? Artificial intelligence has come a long way from the early days when Alan Turing’s “Turing Test” evaluated a machine’s ability to behave like a human. It’s now playing a pivotal role across technology, from big data...
16:17, 07/15/2019

The best personal EVs for any commute My commute isn't too bad. I have to walk a mile or so to the metro, ride it for about 25 minutes, and then it's a short walk from the station to the office. Driving would be exponentially more annoying (traffic) and costly (there's a $...
22:51, 07/19/2019

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes into effect, a police union official said. “New York state is becoming a revolving door for criminals,” ...
00:00, 06/03/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez says police are targeting him A teenage poster boy for bail reform who has racked up more than 15 arrests insists he’s no hardened criminal — and blamed police for his lengthy rap sheet, claiming they won’t stop targeting him. Pedro Hernandez, 19, spent more than a year on Rikers...
14:51, 08/19/2019

Ukraine president plans to implement land reform this year President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that Ukraine will implement land reform this year and that his government would carry out major privatizations....
11:17, 08/08/2019

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code....
23:34, 08/21/2019

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal system the lawyers are working to reform. When it comes to the cause, their energy is boundless. An...
16:51, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulators concluded many of the agency’s initial ideas required more time to study, according to four peop...
01:51, 05/24/2019

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
06:51, 08/02/2019

Two years into presidency, Macron refocusing economic reform drive When Emmanuel Macron became French president two years ago he promised a clean break with the past. Within months of taking office he had cut tax on companies and investors and made hiring and firing easier via changes to labor laws....
15:34, 05/13/2019

Political reform hopes dim in Zimbabwe as police block another protest Zimbabwe police deployed in force on Tuesday to block a street protest for the third time in five days, as the main opposition party said hopes were vanishing that the government might become more tolerant of dissent than the regime it replaced....
11:51, 08/20/2019

Boris Johnson filmed telling Tory members NHS 'needs reform' Frontrunner to be PM gives rabble-rousing speech at private garden partyToday’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has been filmed at a private garden party telling Conservative members that the NHS absolutely needs to be reformed, as...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan a...
12:17, 05/26/2019

Germany's grand coalition to present bill on property tax reform German lawmakers in the ruling coalition have settled a dispute over property tax reform. A bill is expected to be presented to parliament before the summer break....
16:00, 06/17/2019

Hungary suspends court reform that worried EU, shuns Salvini Hungary unexpectedly announced the indefinite suspension of a new administrative court system on Thursday, backtracking on a reform that had raised concerns over judicial independence....
15:17, 05/30/2019

Ben & Jerry’s Debuts New Flavor to Promote Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s has unveiled a new flavor to highlight what it calls structural racism and a broken criminal justice system. Justice ReMix’d is described as cinnamon and chocolate ice cream with gobs of ...
00:34, 09/04/2019

March for Our Lives unveils sweeping gun reform agenda: 'The time is now' Student activists call for 30% reduction in civilian firearms and mandatory buyback programMarch for Our Lives, the organization created by survivors of the February 2018 mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Flori...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Brazil pension reform debate expected to widen in Senate Brazil's Senate is expected to consider extending pension reform to states and municipal governments as it moves to vote on a bill overhauling the social security system, lawmakers said on Thursday....
01:17, 08/09/2019

South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26....
21:17, 08/23/2019

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018....
10:18, 08/14/2019

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
23:51, 07/17/2019

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform law will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest among employers, including Alaska's seafood industry and retail giant Amazon....
07:34, 07/12/2019

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, with credits th...
21:17, 07/13/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez wanted by cops yet again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez is a wanted man once again, this time for allegedly smashing the window of a car he and a pal traded paint with in The Bronx, according to cops and police sources. Hernandez and an unidentified pal were cruising...
07:34, 07/11/2019

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-...
21:51, 05/25/2019

Biden, Booker escalate feud over U.S. criminal justice reform Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker traded accusations over their criminal justice records on Wednesday, with Booker calling the former U.S. vice president an "architect of mass incarceration" and Biden slamming New...
07:17, 07/25/2019

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nearly closed Champions League, saying that other clubs are also concerned."...
21:34, 06/07/2019

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness....
02:51, 06/15/2019

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
02:34, 07/24/2019

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this year, expressing their displeasure and......
10:51, 06/28/2019

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted representation on new board committees, a source close to the French carmaker said....
20:34, 06/09/2019

French prime minister unveils "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two key planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests....
18:17, 06/12/2019

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

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house....
06:17, 05/02/2019

French government unveils ‘tough’ reform of jobless benefits PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits. Labor minister Muriel Penicaud said Tuesday that the reform was “tough yet important.” Uni...
15:34, 06/18/2019

Rebel Bramson defeated in bid for board seat to reform Barclays Activist investor Edward Bramson lost his battle for a seat on the board at Barclays after shareholders voted against his bid to overhaul the under-fire investment bank from within....
17:00, 05/02/2019

'Orange is the New Black' introduces criminal justice reform fund "Orange is the New Black" is launching the Poussey Washington Fund, a real-life initiative to help incarcerated women, named after Samira Wiley's character....
09:51, 07/28/2019

Russian official: G20 disagreements focus at WTO reform, climate change Work on the final G20 documents is not going easy, the group's Russia sherpa Svetlana Lukash said on Friday, naming World Trade Organization reform, information security, climate change and migration as among issues members were struggling to agree....
09:17, 06/28/2019

Tax reform flooded Hamptons real estate inventory, says broker While the stock market continues its double-digit climb, the Hamptons just posted its sixth straight quarter of falling sales. Justin Agnello of Douglas Elliman joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
23:51, 07/29/2019

Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many people to stay home for the one-day strike action....
12:17, 09/13/2019

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaugh...
13:00, 06/11/2019

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, are concerned about their livelihood and their safety....
23:34, 07/04/2019

Schumer, Gillibrand promise ‘full court press’ on gun reform ​​Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday said they will ​put on a “full court press” ​to force the GOP-controlled Senate to take up gun safety measures by inviting ​an array of speakers — includin...
01:51, 09/16/2019

Fannie & Freddie regulator on next steps in mortgage market reform CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the administration's next steps in its plan to end the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
22:51, 09/12/2019

U.S. EPA asked to consider small business impact of E15, credit reform proposal The U.S. EPA needs to look more closely at how small businesses would be affected by its proposed rule to lift the summer ban on higher ethanol blends of gasoline and make changes to the biofuel credit market, the Small Business Administration's Offi...
01:51, 04/30/2019

Bodies Crushed By Debris, Looting and Limited Sanitation: Survivors Describe Dorian’s Aftermath on Great Abaco Island Amid the destruction Hurricane Dorian brought down upon Great Abaco in the Bahamas this week, Brian Symonette lost his shoes. As he’s traveled around the island in Dorian’s aftermath to get supplies and care for his family, he’s bee...
02:51, 09/07/2019

U.S.-Japan Corn Deal Has Just One Flaw: Japan Doesn't Need the Corn With U.S. corn farmers hammered by the trade war with China, President Trump has said Japan will buy enough to pick up the slack. But not everyone in Japan has gotten the memo....
13:51, 09/08/2019

Personal loan rejection: Why it happens and what to do Being rejected after applying for a personal loan is a major letdown. Here's what you should do if this happens to you.        ...
02:51, 05/16/2019

AOC says Dov Hikind can’t sue her over ‘personal’ Twitter Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says ex-Assemblyman Dov Hikind’s lawsuit against her for blocking him on Twitter is bogus because the account in question is “personal,” new court papers reveal. Through her lawyer, the freshman congresswoman told a judg...
19:17, 08/15/2019

Trump immigration reform is a 'great' proposal, though Dems likely to pan plan, ex-ICE director says President Trump's new immigration reform proposal is a "great plan," but Democratic leadership may oppose the measure because they are averse to White House attempts to secure the southern border, former Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan said on "Amer...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality in the country?...
19:00, 07/22/2019

NY District attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany approv...
02:00, 07/09/2019

Colorado school shooting prompts Dem presidential hopefuls to call for gun reform After a Colorado school shooting left one student dead and seven more injured on Tuesday, Democrats vying for the White House in 2020 renewed calls for stricter gun legislation....
11:34, 05/08/2019

Macron's reform drive faces high-risk pension overhaul President Emmanuel Macron embarks this week on the next - and likely most perilous - leg of his reform drive by launching talks with unions on an overhaul of France's convoluted pension system to plug a chronic deficit....
14:51, 09/02/2019

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
18:51, 06/03/2019

‘Trust Me’: Kamala Harris Makes Big Play on Criminal Justice Reform In an interview, Ms. Harris sought to paint her prosecutorial career as a reason voters should rely on her to deliver a criminal justice overhaul. But her critics say she has been part of the problem....
18:17, 09/09/2019

John Oliver Goes to Work for Prison Labor Reform on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver returned to one of his favorite topics: The criminal justice system in the United States. He has covered prosecutors, the use of lethal injections, mandatory minimum sentences, and the...
00:17, 08/06/2019

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more u...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very...
22:00, 07/02/2019

Russian athlete Lasitskene slams slow pace of doping reform MOSCOW (AP) — The only Russian track athlete currently holding a world title says the country’s top officials and coaches in the sport should be replaced because of the slow pace of anti-doping reforms. High jumper Mariya Lasitskene’s mes...
12:51, 06/10/2019

EU studies reform of 'outdated' energy taxes, higher levies for air, sea transport The European Union is studying a reform of energy taxes to align them with climate targets, an EU document showed, listing as possible measures higher minimum tax rates, fossil fuel levies and the end of waivers for the air and sea transport sectors....
19:17, 09/09/2019

South Africa pledges fiscal discipline in sweeping health reform A proposed switch to universal health coverage in South Africa will be managed in a fiscally responsible way, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost the state $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26....
13:51, 08/23/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez skates on 2015 robbery Prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez on Monday after he made good on a pledge to go to college. “Pursuant to the agreement made on October 9, 2018, in which Pedro Hernandez would provide proof in Ma...
22:17, 06/03/2019

Donald Trump Proposes Tighter Gun Control Tied To Immigration Reform US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control, suggesting that new legislation could be linked to his pet project of immigration reform....
22:51, 08/05/2019

Trump calls for background checks, immigration reform after mass shootings President Trump on Monday called on lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to pass legislation requiring strong background checks for firearms purchases — and accused the media of fostering “the anger and rage that has built up over many ye...
18:51, 08/05/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Plan Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled on Sunday a broad plan to overhaul the country’s criminal justice system that includes the goal of reducing the prison population by half....
07:51, 08/19/2019

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
11:17, 05/27/2019

Industry Body CII Lists 10 Reform Ideas To Boost Economic Growth In the pre-Budget consultation meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) suggested 10 reform ideas to boost economic growth. According to a......
17:00, 06/13/2019

Alyssa Milano praises meeting with Ted Cruz, says she's 'cautiously optimistic' for gun reform Actress/activist Alyssa Milano expressed that she was "cautiously optimistic" after her sitdown with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., on Tuesday to discuss gun violence. ...
06:51, 09/11/2019

Sanders unveils criminal justice reform plan in South Carolina The proposal calls for ending for-profit prisons, setting national standards for the use of force by police officers and halving the prison population....
22:51, 08/19/2019

Kellyanne Conway: Democrats 'have to stop pretending that they want to reform our immigration laws' On “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway talked about a "big immigration package,” addressed President Trump's opinion on Special Counsel Robert Mueller potentially testifying before Congress and responded to backlash...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Democratic governors urge Trump, McConnell to support gun reform laws California Gov. Gavin Newsom and 11 other state governors urged President Donald Trump to pass federal gun reform laws including a ban on assault weapons, among other restrictions on purchasing firearms....
11:51, 09/11/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support for federal prison reform, Donald Trump visited Gulfport, Mississippi, touting the legislation and wh...
13:18, 05/09/2019

KPMG eyes pensions sale amid audit reform demands KPMG is drawing up secret plans to sell one of its largest advisory businesses as it grapples with reforms aimed at curbing the scale of the big four accountancy firms' consulting work for audit clients....
17:34, 06/28/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks down, Brazil shares up on hopes of reform While most Latin American stocks weakened on Monday, Brazil shares rose sharply after a pro-government march mounted pressure on Congress to pass reforms seen as crucial to the economy. Sao Paulo's Bovespa stock index jumped 1.2% on broad-based g...
22:51, 05/27/2019

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to determine if it was a crime scene where dozens of former students may have died and been buried. ...
04:34, 06/22/2019

What Tiffany Cabán's Likely Win in Queens Means for the Future of Criminal Justice Reform 31-year-old public defender Tiffany Caban is projected to be the Democratic nominee for district attorney in a borough home to almost 2.4 million people....
01:51, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until September as the U.S. Treasury juggles several other pressing issues, the housing regulator told Reuters....
03:00, 07/18/2019

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government a...
05:34, 07/10/2019

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have prompted outrage....
18:00, 06/03/2019

House Judiciary Committee Will Return Early to Advance Gun Reform Bills In the wake of multiple mass shootings in recent weeks that have claimed dozens of lives in several states, some lawmakers are willing to cut short their vacations to return to Washington for more work on gun reform....
07:51, 08/19/2019

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget B...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Wealthier Americans pay greater tax share under Bill de Blasio reform plan Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio unveiled a major tax reform plan Thursday to hike taxes for the wealthiest Americans and most profitable corporations -- just hours after he promised to "tax the hell out of" the rich....
22:17, 08/01/2019

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
14:34, 06/14/2019

Dodd-Frank's Terrible Excuse For Financial Reform Sadly Lives On As described in my book, Jimmy Stewart Is Dead, the way to keep banks from gambling with the financial system is to prohibit their borrowing and establish the Federal Financial Authority (FFA) to verify and disclose in real-time the assets they hold....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Clubs leader Agnelli stands by Champions League reform plan European soccer clubs' leader Andrea Agnelli still supports a radical but stalled plan to reform the Champions League, and warns some not like the final agreement with UEFA       ...
17:17, 09/10/2019

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee st...
01:00, 05/24/2019

TCL is experimenting with a personal cinema visor TCL turned up at IFA this year with a couple of prototype devices that it hopes will inform the future direction of its products. The first was a "wearable display concept" that looks an awful lot like the personal cinema headsets that pop up eve......
07:00, 09/08/2019

‘My son is figuring out personal dynamics, or maybe he’s just a creep’ His pitiless eyeballing of fellow diners in the restaurant proves a little hard to digestIt starts off quite nice, lovely even. My wife and I will be enjoying a meal, only to hear adoring laughter, or cooing from the table behind. At this point, we’l...
10:34, 05/12/2019

Best personal finance software of 2019 The wide availability of digital devices and mobile apps means that managing your personal finances is no longer such a challenge as it used to be. Rather than juggling pieces of paper, you can now run everything through a single software package.Bec...
13:51, 07/01/2019

Where’s My Flying Car? The Lowdown on Personal Flight From “Brave New World” to “Blade Runner,” the dream of flying above traffic jams in personal aircraft has a rich history. Now that autonomous vehicles are being tested, it’s natural to ask: Are flying cars next? Jetsons-style family flight is probabl...
13:51, 08/04/2019

How to Back up Your Personal Data on iOS and Android Phones break or get lost all the time, but that doesn’t mean you have to lose your personal data when and if that happens. In the video above, I go over the basics of backing up your Apple and Android devices....
03:00, 07/16/2019

Personal projects make you a better developer For a lot of developers, the last thing they want to do after being at work all day is to write more code. Staring at a screen all day does take a toll on you. Once you’ve had a chance to go for a walk and eat something, you might consider starting a...
09:34, 09/01/2019

Rahm Emanuel Has Some Personal News Rahm Emanuel, fresh off his disastrous tenure as mayor of Chicago, wasn’t left wanting for work long: He’s now a blogger at The Atlantic and, the Daily Beast reported on Tuesday, he’s scored a plush contributor gig at ABC News, just two days after he...
21:34, 05/21/2019

‘I Was Done With All the Silences’: How an Academic Got Personal in ‘Notes to Self’ Emilie Pine talks about her remarkably frank essay collection, a best seller in Ireland that confronts infertility, sexual violence and other taboos....
16:00, 06/30/2019

Personal robots won’t catch on until they become more than a novelty Last month, another well-funded social robot startup, Anki, closed its doors for good. And it wasn’t the first. In March, Jibo, which had received $73 million in funding, announced that it was shutting down its servers. Over the past few years, we’ve...
17:00, 06/15/2019

How to Build a Personal Brand Without Being a Dick Strategist, podcaster, and influencer-for-good Aminatou Sow talks about confronting trolls, building a brand, and using her considerable clout for positive things....
18:34, 05/28/2019

When to Share Personal Issues at Work If you’re going through a period of stress in your personal life, should you bring it up at work? At what point should you tell your supervisor about a personal issue that might be affecting your job performance? Are there situations in which sharing...
07:52, 09/10/2019