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Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions

The Afghan government this month released 490 Taliban fighters and commanders from its prisons, as part of a goodwill gesture to persuade the militant group to come to th...

Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions

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UN Mission in Afghanistan gravely concerned about ill-treatment of prisoners by Taliban, following first-hand testimony The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expressed “grave concern” on Sunday over “credible accounts” it has been given that Taliban militants have been mistreating prisoners, which in some cases “may amount to torture”. ...
14:51, 05/26/2019

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

Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners Nicaragua's government said Thursday it has released 50 prisoners detained in protests from jail to house arrest as an agreed-upon deadline to release all such prisoners approaches....
20:00, 05/30/2019

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as part of efforts to move a stalled peace process forward....
12:17, 06/13/2019

Nicaragua releases dozens of political prisoners under new amnesty law Fifty prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday while two journalists were set free TuesdayNicaragua has released dozens of political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-gove...
21:51, 06/11/2019

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
04:17, 06/11/2019

Afghan military frees 84 prisoners from Taliban jail KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan military spokesman says troops have freed 84 prisoners from a Taliban-run facility in the northern Faryab province. Mohammad Anif Rezaye says most of those freed in the operation late Wednesday were Afghan security...
16:51, 06/06/2019

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

Taliban talks dead: what comes next for the U.S. in Afghanistan? Days after U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Elis Angel Barreto Ortiz and eleven civilians were killed in a Kabul suicide bombing – for which the Taliban claimed responsibility – President Trump said Monday that peace talks between the United States and Tal...
12:34, 09/10/2019

Taliban lift ban on Red Cross in Afghanistan The Red Cross has fully resumed operations in Afghanistan after the Taliban said they had agreed to "new promises in humanitarian aid." The militants also pledged security guarantees for aid workers....
19:34, 09/15/2019

Pentagon releases IDs of 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has announced the identities of two soldiers killed in combat in Afghanistan. Killed on Wednesday in Uruzgan province were 32-year-old Army Master Sgt. Michael B. Riley and 24-year-old Army Sgt. James G. Johnston. Riley...
17:34, 06/27/2019

US To Keep 8,600 Troops In Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban: Trump President Donald Trump on Thursday said that US troop levels in Afghanistan will drop to 8,600 if a deal is reached with the Taliban and that a permanent presence will remain....
17:17, 08/29/2019

Who is killing more civilians in Afghanistan? It's not the Taliban Afghan and international coalition forces in Afghanistan killed more civilians in 2019 than have the Taliban and other militants.        ...
15:51, 07/30/2019

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it interviewed 13 detainees from a group of 53...
12:17, 05/26/2019

At Least 34 Killed In Afghanistan As Bus Hits "Taliban" Bomb At least 34 people were killed in western Afghanistan Wednesday when the bus they were travelling in hit a roadside bomb, officials said, a day after the UN warned civilians were dying at "shocking"......
19:17, 07/31/2019

US stops Taliban territory tracking in Afghanistan The US military has said that the NATO mission in Afghanistan is no longer collecting data on how much of the country is controlled by military insurgents. Violence has increased even amid peace talks with the Taliban....
18:17, 05/01/2019

US and Taliban reach agreement 'in principle' on Afghanistan President Donald Trump's special envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the US and the Taliban have reached an agreement "in principle," pending final approval by the President....
07:51, 09/03/2019

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakthrough is unlikely....
21:17, 06/01/2019

Why a Taliban peace deal won't end bloodshed in Afghanistan The Taliban continue to attack civilians in Afghanistan despite reportedly pledging to negotiators in Qatar that they would stop. What is the militant group trying to achieve by continuing these violent attacks?...
23:17, 07/26/2019

U.S. Military Stops Counting How Much of Afghanistan Is Controlled by Taliban “It’s like turning off the scoreboard,” one American official said of the decision, which eliminates an important public measure of progress in the war....
06:17, 05/01/2019

Afghanistan: Dozens killed after bus hits 'Taliban' bomb Afghan officials have accused the Taliban of planting a roadside bomb in the western province of Farah. Civilians often take the brunt of fighting between insurgents and pro-government forces....
18:17, 07/31/2019

US and Taliban reach agreement 'in principle' on Afghanistan, envoy says President Donald Trump's special envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the US and the Taliban have reached an agreement "in principle," pending final approval by the President....
06:51, 09/03/2019

Afghanistan: Taliban attack Kabul as US envoy visits An explosion in the Afghan capital has killed several civilians and wounded dozens. The attack came after a US envoy briefed the government on a draft deal that would see thousands of US troops leave the country....
07:17, 09/03/2019

Afghanistan: Taliban take hostages in attempt to seize Kunduz Insurgents have taken several patients hostage at a local hospital during a massive attack on the sixth-largest city. The hard-line Islamist group is close to finalizing a deal with the US that could lead to peace....
19:51, 08/31/2019

Afghanistan "Concerned" About US-Taliban Deal, Seeks Clarification The Afghan government expressed doubts Wednesday about a prospective deal between the US and the Taliban, saying officials need more information about the risks it poses....
23:00, 09/04/2019

Afghanistan: Taliban car bomb kills several people in Kabul The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a car bomb that has killed at least 14 people and well over 100 injured in the Afghan capital Kabul. Violence in the region has escalated ahead of crucial elections....
23:51, 08/07/2019

Fighting in Afghanistan escalates as US and Taliban 'close to deal' The US is "at the threshold of an agreement" with the Taliban, the US envoy in Afghanistan has said. But the militant Islamist group has stepped up assaults on cities in an apparent attempt to strengthen its hand....
12:34, 09/01/2019

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents killed eight election officials in a bomb attack in the southern Kandahar province, Afghan officials said on Sunday. Aziz Ibrahimi, a spokesman for the Independent Election Commission, said that the employ...
13:17, 06/30/2019

As U.S. And Taliban Resume Talks, More Deadly Attacks in Afghanistan American and Taliban officials, in a seventh round of talks in Qatar, hope a breakthrough can lead to direct negotiations between Afghans over their political future....
22:00, 06/29/2019

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan as Talks With Taliban Resume American casualties in the long war, still a fraction of the Afghan losses, are rising steadily as the United States take a more aggressive role amid peace talks....
23:00, 08/21/2019

U.S., Taliban near Afghanistan deal, fighting intensifies in north U.S. and Taliban negotiators are close to a deal that would open the way for peace in Afghanistan, a top U.S. official said on Sunday, as the insurgents followed their weekend assault on the strategic center of Kunduz by attacking a second northern c...
19:17, 09/01/2019

Taliban kill 14 pro-government militia in Afghanistan: officials Taliban militants killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in Afghanistan on Wednesday, said officials, as Taliban and U.S. officials near a deal aimed at ending the 18-year war....
10:17, 08/28/2019

Taliban attack kills 14 militiamen in western Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in an attack on checkpoints in the western Ghor province. Abdul Hai Khateby, the spokesman for the provincial governor, says sev...
12:51, 06/08/2019

US and Taliban could be forced into awkward alliance to take out ISIS in Afghanistan It may have seemed inconceivable 18 years ago following the September 11 terrorist attacks and the invasion of Afghanistan, but the United States is inching closer to a peace agreement with the Afghan Taliban....
00:51, 08/28/2019

What Do the Taliban Want in Afghanistan? A Lost Constitution Offers Clues. Deep resistance to democracy and protections for minorities within the Taliban code will emerge as huge hurdles if the insurgents seek agreement with the Afghan government....
13:00, 06/28/2019

Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban talks continue The deaths bring to 14 the number of U.S. troops killed by hostile forces this year, surpassing the total of 13 killed in all of 2018. More than 2,400 have died in Afghanistan since the war began....
04:34, 08/23/2019

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan in What Taliban Call an Ambush The latest American military deaths, bringing this year’s total to nine in the country, come days before the latest round of peace talks between the United States and the Taliban....
09:34, 06/26/2019

Taliban say agreement on US troop withdrawal in Afghanistan is close The Taliban said Wednesday they were close to an agreement with U.S. officials on an Afghanistan peace deal that could bring 14,000 U.S. troops home. ...
09:17, 08/29/2019

12 killed, scores wounded in Afghanistan Taliban car bombing Twelve people were killed and more than 80 wounded when Taliban fighters detonated two car bombs at a gate outside police headquarters in the Afghan city of Kandahar on Thursday, police and medical officials and the Taliban said....
18:00, 07/18/2019

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

Violence spikes in Afghanistan – is peace with Taliban a good idea? Violent attacks in Afghanistan have continued despite ongoing peace talks between the Taliban and the US in Qatar. Is the international engagement with the Taliban actually emboldening Islamist militants?...
18:17, 07/31/2019

Taliban launches 'massive' attack on Kunduz in northern Afghanistan Assault comes as US continues to seek agreement with insurgent group on ending what is America’s longest warThe Taliban have launched a new attack on one of Afghanistan’s largest cities, Kunduz, the government said on Saturday, even as the insurgent ...
14:51, 08/31/2019

U.S. peace envoy for Afghanistan set to resume talks with Taliban: sources U.S. special representative for peace in Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, will resume peace talks with the Taliban soon, sources with knowledge of the issue said on Wednesday....
15:17, 07/31/2019

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan surged as US met Taliban to discuss peace Civilian casualties spiked to a two-year high in Afghanistan last month, driven by attacks from "anti-government elements," just as U.S. and Taliban officials met to hammer out a peace agreement....
03:51, 08/06/2019

Afghanistan: Taliban vow to fight on after Trump ends peace talks In response to Donald Trump's decision to cancel negotiations, the Taliban have said they will carry on fighting. The group has continued to gain territory in Afghanistan, as Trump said he plans to pull out US troops....
23:18, 09/10/2019

Taliban suicide bomber leads attack on police HQ Afghanistan A Taliban fighter driving a Humvee packed with explosives blew himself up outside a police headquarters in the northern Afghan city of Pul-e-Khumri and other fighters opened fire on security forces there, the Taliban said in a statement on Sunday....
11:51, 05/05/2019

US To Pull Troops From 5 Bases In Afghanistan Under Proposed Taliban Deal The US military is set to pull troops from five Afghan bases under a proposed deal with the Taliban, the US envoy leading talks with the insurgents said Monday, in some of the first confirmed details......
03:00, 09/03/2019

In Trump’s Taliban Snub, a Shift of Fortune for Afghanistan’s President Elections in which Ashraf Ghani is seeking re-election had been held hostage to peace talks with the Taliban. Then President Trump pulled the plug on the talks....
22:34, 09/10/2019

US Envoy To Afghanistan Briefs Foreign Minister On US-Taliban Talks US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad on Tuesday met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and apprised him about progress in the Afghan peace process....
23:51, 08/06/2019

Taliban claim bomb attack on police in Afghanistan; nearly 100 wounded A suicide attacker detonated a car-bomb outside a police station in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday wounding at least 95 people, government officials said, and the Taliban claimed responsibility....
09:51, 08/07/2019

14 dead and 145 people injured in Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan Fourteen people were killed and 145 injured by a Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan on Wednesday, a spokesman for the country's ministry of interior told CNN....
10:17, 08/08/2019

2 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan; Taliban says they died in an ambush Two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the American-led NATO mission in Afghanistan said in a statement.        ...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Trump to discuss Taliban talks, withdrawing troops from Afghanistan U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was to meet U.S. top advisers about negotiations with the Taliban and the potential for a political settlement, a senior administration official said....
19:17, 08/16/2019

Taliban suicide attacks in Afghanistan leave dozens dead Explosions at election rally and in central Kabul follow collapse of US-Taliban peace talksTaliban suicide bombers killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in two blasts Tuesday – one at a campaign rally for the president and the other in Ka...
00:00, 09/18/2019

20 Killed In Afghanistan As Taliban Truck Bomb Explodes Near Hospital A Taliban truck bomb killed at least 20 people and wounded 95 when it exploded near a hospital in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, a provincial official said....
16:19, 09/19/2019

6 dead, more than 100 wounded in Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan’s capital The Taliban claimed the attack, which came as the insurgents were holding their latest round of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf state of Qatar, where they have a political office....
06:17, 07/02/2019

Afghanistan opens peace summit amid talks with U.S., Taliban More than 3,200 delegates opened Afghanistan's grand council Monday as leaders throughout the country hope to find some consensus on peace negotiations with the Taliban....
15:17, 04/29/2019

Trump: U.S. will maintain presence in Afghanistan even if deal reached with Taliban President Donald Trump said on Thursday that U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan were being reduced to 8,600 but that American forces would remain in the country even if Washington reaches an agreement with the Taliban to end the 18-year war....
19:51, 08/29/2019

Pentagon watchdog: US no longer tracking Taliban gains in Afghanistan HEIGHTENED INSECURITY IN AFGHANISTAN: The latest quarterly report to Congress by the Pentagon’s special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction is rife with bad news about how the war against the Taliban is going. But the most telling metric...
13:17, 05/02/2019

At Least 5 Dead After Taliban Attacks U.S.-Based Aid Group Offices in Afghanistan (KABUL, Afghanistan) — Taliban fighters attacked the offices of a U.S.-based aid organization in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, setting off a huge explosion and battling security forces in an assault that lasted more than six hours and killed...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Peace Road Map for Afghanistan Will Let Taliban Negotiate Women’s Rights Afghanistan must “be free of fear and abuse” under a final peace deal, says the country’s ambassador to Washington. An agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban, for new talks with Kabul, raises concerns that women may lose rights in future Afghan g...
02:17, 08/17/2019

Watch: PM Modi Releases Hundreds Of Butterflies On His 69th Birthday Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a basket of colourful butterflies this morning at a butterfly park in Gujarat. The Prime Minister is celebrating his 69th birthday in his home state where he took......
12:51, 09/17/2019

Taliban launch 'massive attack' on northern Afghanistan city, government says The Taliban have launched a major attack in the northern Afghanistan city of Kunduz, the government said on Saturday, igniting gun battles with security forces, as America's longest war continues....
06:34, 09/01/2019

Afghanistan: Taliban vows to fight on after Trump ends peace talks In response to Donald Trump's decision to cancel negotiations, the Taliban has said it will carry on fighting. The group has continued to gain territory in Afghanistan, as Trump said he plans to pull out US troops....
18:17, 09/10/2019

Afghanistan: Is 'Islamic State' taking advantage of US-Taliban peace talks? "Islamic State" has claimed responsibility for the Kabul attack that killed at least 63 people. Experts say that IS is giving a show of force, as the Taliban are busy holding talks with the US....
20:51, 08/19/2019

Trump says Taliban talks 'dead,' U.S. military to ramp up Afghanistan operations U.S. President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders dead on Monday, while the general in charge said the U.S. military is likely to ramp up operations in Afghanistan to counter an increase in Taliban attacks....
01:51, 09/10/2019

Trump’s decision to halt U.S.-Taliban talks pushes Afghanistan towards vote The Taliban, who control or hold sway over roughly half the country, have told Afghans to boycott the vote and warned that rallies and polling stations would be targets....
16:51, 09/10/2019

In Trump's team, misgivings emerge over any deal with Taliban in Afghanistan: U.S. officials As negotiators work to nail down an agreement with the Taliban to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, misgivings have grown among some Trump administration officials and lawmakers that it will erode the United States' ability to thwart attacks fro...
09:51, 08/31/2019

Ahead of potential deal with the Taliban, Pompeo says U.S. ‘delivered’ on mission in Afghanistan The potential peace deal between the United States and the Taliban has been tested by repeated Taliban bombings and is opposed by President Trump’s national security adviser....
07:18, 09/06/2019

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

Deal with Taliban that would bring US troops home just the first step of two-stage plan to end war in Afghanistan THE BEGINNING OF THE END?: The United States is reportedly close to announcing a deal with the Taliban under which it would withdraw thousands of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in return for an end to hostilities, a renunciation of al Qaeda, and, most ...
14:51, 08/02/2019

How the Taliban remained dominant in Afghanistan: Terrifying tactics and an advancing weapons arsenal As the United States and the Taliban edge closer to inking a “peace deal” – having reportedly ironed out discrepancies over U.S pullout from Afghanistan and an agreement not to allow the conflict-laden country to become another terrorist sanctuary – ...
21:17, 08/06/2019

Elite drone and attack helicopter task force still hunts Taliban in Afghanistan Attack drones, fixed-wing surveillance aircraft and Apache helicopters continue to patrol the Afghanistan skies to find and destroy enemy targets and weapons in the austere, mountainous terrain of a war-weary country still immersed in more than 15-ye...
20:34, 05/02/2019

Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack police headquarters in northern Afghanistan At least seven people were killed and 55 wounded after a Taliban suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car at a police headquarters in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, with officials saying clashes between gunmen and security forces continued....
15:51, 05/05/2019

US preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of proposed Taliban deal The Pentagon is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of a proposed peace deal with the Taliban, U.S. officials told Fox News Thursday....
05:51, 08/02/2019

Trump and senior aides discuss withdrawal from Afghanistan as talks with Taliban advance The two sides are close to agreement on an initial withdrawal in exchange for concessions by the militants and wider peace negotiations, officials said....
20:17, 08/17/2019

As U.S.-Taliban deal nears, Afghanistan’s Ghani hardens resolve to hold elections on time President Ashraf Ghani rejected concerns about security, including the fact that insurgent threats will keep 2,000 out of 7,400 polling places closed....
04:51, 08/26/2019

Trump meets with top advisers about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in potential peace deal with Taliban President Trump met with his top Cabinet officials on Friday afternoon to discuss negotiations with the Taliban that would lead to the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan....
04:51, 08/17/2019

Trump expected to sign off on Taliban deal to bring 5,000 US troops home after nearly 18 years in Afghanistan THE DEAL IS DONE: President Trump is being presented today with a draft agreement with the Taliban that would provide for the phased withdrawal of more than 5,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan, from five bases, over five months. There are between 13,0...
06:00, 09/04/2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks reopen, but U.S. watchdog warns deal could bring more insecurity to Afghanistan The Taliban insisted it will not discuss domestic issues until the two sides have agreed on the “full withdrawal” of foreign forces and on how to prevent other armed groups from using Afghanistan to do harm abroad. The inspector general’s report note...
23:17, 05/01/2019

ISIS replacing Taliban as biggest threat to peace in Afghanistan while rebounding in Iraq and Syria THE VIRULENCE OF ISIS: A pair of congressionally mandated Pentagon reports out this month paint a sobering picture of brutal Islamic State fighters who have been disrupted but not defeated and are on the rise in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan....
19:34, 08/21/2019

7 dead, 55 wounded after Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack police headquarters in northern Afghanistan At least seven people were killed and 55 wounded after a Taliban suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car at a police headquarters in northern Afghanistan on Sunday....
18:00, 05/05/2019

Taliban launch major attack in central Afghanistan amid intra-Afghan summit in Qatar A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel and six civilians and wounded more than 140, officials said, as rival Afghan groups met in Qatar to discuss peace....
12:17, 07/07/2019

Charismatic young recruiter training hundreds of ISIS fighters in Afghanistan as possible sleeper agents A popular young ISIS recruiter from Tajikistan is leading hundreds of fighters in Afghanistan as part of an effort to draw more foreigners to the terrorist group's banner....
09:51, 08/15/2019

Bureau of Prisons confirms release of ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield in 2001 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Bureau of Prisons confirms release of ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh, captured on Afghanistan battlefield in 2001....
16:51, 05/23/2019

Dunford: Afghanistan pullout is 'conditions-based' The top U.S. military officer says it's too early to talk about a full American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, as peace talks with the Taliban appear to be near a final agreement. (Aug. 28)        ...
04:17, 08/29/2019

Sixth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks begin today: Taliban spokesman American and Taliban officials are meeting on Wednesday in Qatar to resume talks aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, a Taliban official said....
09:00, 05/01/2019

Sixth Round Of US-Taliban Talks To Start In Doha, Says Taliban Official A new round of peace talks between the Taliban and the US starts Wednesday in Qatar, an official for the insurgents said, as the foes seek a way out of America's longest war....
12:51, 05/01/2019

Sixth round of Taliban-U.S. talks end in Qatar: Taliban official U.S. and Taliban negotiators wrapped up their sixth round of peace talks on Thursday with "some progress" made on a draft agreement for when foreign troops might withdraw, a Taliban official said....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Afghanistan vs Australia: Rashid, Afghanistan Player To Watch Out For Rashid Khan is possibly the most improved player in international cricket and he will by a lynchpin for Afghanistan during their World Cup 2019 campaign....
16:34, 05/31/2019

Nicaragua says it will free another 50 political prisoners Nicaragua's government said on Thursday it was releasing another 50 political prisoners, amid opposition threats to ramp up demonstrations if President Daniel Ortega does not honor a pledge to free hundreds of people detained for opposing him....
21:00, 05/30/2019

Democrats: Prisoners of the past on the economy We are all, to some extent, prisoners of the past. Things that have already happened — or that we remember as having happened — constitute the world that we know. Anything else is a product of imagination....
11:17, 07/11/2019

Former Prisoners of War Sue North Korean Leader After years working in North Korean coal mines, two former prisoners of war are seeking nearly $300,000 in damages from an unlikely source: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
19:17, 06/25/2019

Ukraine: Plane with Russian prisoners takes off A plane carrying Russian prisoners freed by Ukraine has taken off for Moscow as part of a prisoner exchange by the two countries, a spokeswoman for Ukraine’s security service said Saturday...
12:51, 09/07/2019

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike, heeding a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, MPs said on Sunday, 200 days after the protest was launched....
16:51, 05/26/2019

Russia and Ukraine trade prisoners, each fly 35 to freedom Russia and Ukraine conducted a major prisoner exchange that freed 35 people detained in each country and flew them to the other, a deal that could help advance Russia-Ukraine relations...
20:17, 09/07/2019

Nicaraguan government to release 100 political prisoners MANAGUA — The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike. The gove...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers political prisoners are still in custody....
22:00, 06/18/2019

Egypt's President Sisi pardons 560 prisoners Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 560 prisoners, the majority of whom were accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, two judicial sources said on Friday....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Prisoners in China are still being used as organ donors, says inquiry Transplant organs are still being sourced from executed prisoners in China, according to an inquiry set up by a campaign group to investigate the issue...
14:34, 06/18/2019

Nicaraguan government says to release 100 political prisoners The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike....
03:34, 05/21/2019

San Quentin prisoners reframe photos to share their stories Incarcerated men have annotated images through the decades – some brutal, some charming – in an exhibition in Berkeley, California“Was he pushed or did he jump?” is scrawled in the margins of a black-and-white photograph of four dark figures surround...
12:34, 09/10/2019

OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all of the people they regard as political prisoners, following the death of a U.S. citizen in prison last...
02:51, 05/22/2019

Russia and Ukraine Trade Prisoners, Each Releasing 35 People MOSCOW — Russia and Ukraine conducted a major prisoner exchange that freed 35 people detained in each country and flew them to the other, a deal that could help advance Russia-Ukraine relations and end five years of fighting in Ukraine’s ...
11:17, 09/08/2019

Saudi coalition kills over 100 prisoners in Yemen: ICRC The airstrikes had targeted a community college-turned-detention center operated by Houthi rebels. More than 180 prisoners of war — allies of the Saudi coalition — were being held at the prison, according to local media....
21:17, 09/01/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
11:00, 06/11/2019

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group....
13:34, 05/26/2019

How smart tech is giving ageing prisoners a lifeline The prison where sensors and wristbands are saving lives, cutting hospital visits and reducing costsJim Lees woke up late one night needing to use the toilet. As he sat up in bed, he felt dizzy, then blacked out and fell to the floor.He remembers: “E...
19:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. tells North Korea: free political prisoners The United States called on North Korea on Thursday to dismantle camps estimated to be holding tens of thousands of political prisoners, while Pyongyang hit back at Washington's sanctions....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Lying prisoners: New laws crack down on jailhouse informants FILE – In this file photo, Innocence Project lawyer Vanessa Potkin, left, hugs Alfred Swinton in Superior Court in Hartford, Conn. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP, Pool, File) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A movement to put jailhouse informants u...
00:34, 09/15/2019

Oleg Sentsov vows to fight for 'prisoners of the Kremlin' Facing the press for the first time since being freed in a major prisoner swap between Ukraine and Russia, the film director spoke of the suffering in Russian jails and issued a stark warning about Vladimir Putin....
23:18, 09/10/2019

At Least 57 Prisoners Killed in Violent Clashes at a Prison in Brazil (RIO DE JANEIRO) — At least 57 prisoners were killed by other inmates during clashes between organized crime groups in the Altamira prison in northern Brazil Monday with 16 of the victims being decapitated, according to prison officials. Para s...
17:51, 07/30/2019

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey A Turkish human rights group says close to 3,000 prisoners have joined a hunger strike to press authorities to end the alleged isolation in jail of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan....
15:17, 04/30/2019

At least 42 prisoners found strangled in Brazil jail clashes Inmates die in gang violence at three jails in Amazon city of Manaus; 15 other prisoners were killed on Sunday Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state on Monday, a day after 15 died ...
11:00, 05/28/2019

Judge says Alabama failed to protect prisoners from suicide MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — After 15 inmate suicides in 15 months, a federal judge says Alabama is putting prisoners in danger by failing to provide adequate suicide-prevention measures. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson issued the findings Saturday. Th...
00:34, 05/05/2019

'We're one big family': inside the guest house for loved ones of prisoners For 15 years, Mesha Maren has volunteered at a bed-and-breakfast where the patrons are united by the pain that brings them thereBy five o’clock on a Saturday evening, the parking lot outside the Hospitality House in Alderson, West Virginia is filling...
00:17, 08/29/2019

Ukraine and Russia exchange prisoners in bid to improve relations A major prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine has seen 35 people detained in each country freed and then flown to the other, a move that could advance relations between the two nations and help end five years of fighting in Ukraine's east....
12:17, 09/08/2019

Dozens of Venezuelan prisoners killed in clashes with police Authorities say incident in Portuguesa state was a failed escape attempt, but activists call it a massacreTwenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded during a confrontation in a police cell block in north-western Venezuela.T...
12:00, 05/25/2019

Altcoin's "Bloody Monday" Takes No Prisoners -- Who Holds the Key? Are this week's wild price moves evidence that cryptos are "unpredictable" markets, with sharp moves which take no prisoners? Put simply, NO. See for yourself the difference that Elliott Wave analysis can make....
00:17, 07/19/2019

Spain: 5 Catalan separatist prisoners escorted to Parliament The five separatist leaders on trial for Catalonia's 2017 secession attempt who were elected to the Spanish Parliament last month have picked up their official credentials under police escort....
17:00, 05/20/2019

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

Prisoners settle suits over potentially tainted injections HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut prison inmates who say they received injections from a vial of insulin that was potentially tainted with hepatitis have settled their lawsuits against the state. The settlements, finalized last month, call for the i...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Russia, Ukraine exchange prisoners in landmark deal Russia and Ukraine on Saturday exchanged 35 prisoners each to the other country, a move that could be a significant step toward easing Russia-Ukraine relations and raise chances for resolving the conflict in Ukraine's east....
18:34, 09/07/2019

Amnesty International names five new political prisoners in Cuba Amnesty International named five new prisoners of conscience in Cuba on Monday and said their detention underscored how the presidential handover last year from Raul Castro had not changed the Communist-run country's repressive tactics....
03:17, 08/27/2019

Kim Kardashian: When it comes to Trump, prisoners ‘don’t care who signs that clemency paper’ Kriminal justice krusader Kim Kardashian West continued her advocacy on Sunday’s “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” as she and her team pushed for a prison reform bill....
03:17, 05/14/2019

Connecticut considers making phone calls free for prisoners HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is considering legislation that would make it the first state in the country to make telephone calls free for prisoners. It would be following the lead of New York City, which began allowing free phone calls earlier...
08:17, 05/14/2019

LGBT prisoners at Buchenwald remembered at Nazi camp site BERLIN — A ceremony has been held at the former site of Germany’s Buchenwald concentration camp to remember people imprisoned there because they were thought to be gay. The commemoration on Sunday was part of events in the nearby town of Weimar for C...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Kim Kardashian West returns to White House to help ex-prisoners get jobs The reality star announced a ride-sharing program to help former prisoners get transportation to job interviews and workThe reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West took a star turn at the White House on Thursday to promote efforts to help those...
03:51, 06/14/2019

U.N. rights chief Bachelet urges Venezuela to release prisoners U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Friday urged Venezuela's government to release prisoners who were arrested for peacefully protesting, and confirmed that a delegation would remain in the country to monitor the human rights situation....
08:51, 06/22/2019

Thousands of ex-prisoners to reunite with their families this month as part of First Step Act More than 2,200 federal inmates are returning back to their families this month from behind bars under the bipartisan prison reform bill that President Trump signed into law last year....
19:34, 07/08/2019

‘Q Ball’ explores Kevin Durant’s side gig with San Quentin prisoners In basketball, rehabilitation generally keeps a player off the court. For San Quentin’s Warriors, the court is the rehab. “Q Ball” is a moving and dynamically shot portrait of the Northern California prison’s basketball team, which is sponsored by th...
21:51, 05/24/2019

Russia and Ukraine Swap Dozens of Prisoners, in a ‘First Step to Stop the War’ Two dozen Ukrainian sailors detained by Russia in the Kerch Strait last year are among those being returned — as is the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, his lawyer said....
08:51, 09/08/2019

Iraq, U.N. in talks over prosecution of Islamic State prisoners in SDF detention Iraq is in talks with the United Nations over whether it can prosecute foreign Islamic State fighters currently held in Syria who did not commit crimes in Iraq, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday....
00:34, 06/26/2019

Prisoners of the Moon review – the dark side of the Apollo 11 story This unsettling documentary focuses on an engineer from Nazi Germany who was a key player in America’s lunar programmeThis considered documentary blends archive, original interviews and reconstruction to track down an ugly, sticky thread from the gre...
14:00, 07/04/2019

Congress Weighs Whether to Allow Guantánamo Prisoners to Travel to the U.S. for Medical Care The Pentagon has been putting a new focus on the health care needs of aging detainees, but there is still considerable political opposition to allowing them on American soil....
18:17, 06/01/2019

Remains of dissected Nazi prisoners to be laid to rest in Berlin Microscopic tissue samples, kept by controversial anatomist, were found in 2016The microscopic remains of political prisoners executed by the Nazis and dissected by a controversial anatomist are to be buried in Berlin on Monday, more than seven decad...
19:17, 05/12/2019

Russia, Ukraine swap 35 prisoners in step toward normalizing relations Russia and Ukraine exchanged 35 prisoners each Saturday in what Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said he hoped would be the first step toward reopening dialogue with Russia....
20:51, 09/08/2019

North Korean prisoners publicly executed for trying to escape or steal, UN says UN interviewed more than 330 people, mostly women, who left the country, with some subject to sexual violence and beatingsNorth Korean prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to s...
11:51, 08/03/2019

'People are in danger': the prisoners feeling the effects of US climate crisis A majority of Texas prisons have no air conditioning and no plans are in place to deal with global heating trendsRodney Adams had a job hauling luggage for airlines before bereavements and a back injury took their toll and he was convicted of drink d...
08:34, 07/02/2019

Russia and Ukraine Swap Dozens of Prisoners, ‘The First Step to Stop the War’ Two dozen Ukrainian sailors detained by Russia in the Kerch Strait last year are among those being returned — as is the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, his lawyer said....
15:00, 09/07/2019

The Latest: Ukraine leader greets prisoners freed by Russia Ukraine’s president says the exchange of prisoners with Russia is a step toward improving relations between Moscow and Kyiv and eventually ending the conflict in Ukraine’s east...
14:34, 09/07/2019

Russia, Ukraine swap prisoners in first sign of thawing relations Russia and Ukraine carried out a long-awaited prisoner swap on Saturday in a step that could thaw a deep freeze in relations since Moscow's annexation of the Crimea region in 2014....
14:00, 09/07/2019

‘Most prisoners want to work’ – the shop where inmates’ crafts fill the shelves The Maine state prison’s labour programme not only gives prisoners a skill, but also prepares them for re-entry into societyWhen Kathy Ford stopped in at the Maine state prison showroom while on vacation from Pennsylvania with her friends, she didn’t...
01:00, 07/07/2019

Teenage girl and brother held like prisoners by London parents EXCLUSIVE: Children never enrolled in school ++++ They phoned NSPCC for help ++++ They were found pale and malnourished ++++ Failed by social services...
17:34, 05/30/2019

Russia and Ukraine swap prisoners, drawing praise from Trump While the exchange of Russian and Ukrainian prisoners could help rebuild confidence between Moscow and Kiev and allow them to start talking seriously over other issues including a conflict in east Ukraine, full normalization is a long way off....
10:51, 09/08/2019

Kim Kardashian announces ride program for ex-prisoners at White House event TV personality Kim Kardashian announced a new program in partnership with Lyft to provide former prisoners with rides to job interviews during an event at the White House to reduce recidivism....
22:34, 06/14/2019

ISIS Prisoners Riot at Tajikistan Prison, Leaving Dozens Dead The Justice Ministry said the violence broke out at a prison near the capital when militants armed with knives killed three guards and several prisoners....
09:51, 05/20/2019

| Planes carrying Russian, Ukrainian prisoners land in Moscow, Kiev Planes carrying 70 Russian and Ukrainian prisoners involved in a landmark exchange landed in Moscow and Kiev, with the Ukrainian leader personally greeting former inmates....
07:00, 09/08/2019

Thai king conducts final rituals before coronation; to pardon prisoners Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn conducted final rituals on Friday in preparation for three days of ceremonies for his elaborate coronation, which will also be marked by the pardoning and release from jail of some prisoners....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Beatings, murders and prisoners set on fire: inside the prison called 'gangland' Inmates report gangs enforce the rules at South Mississippi Correctional Institution, where violence is surging and ‘horrific’ attacks leave ‘no doubt the prison is unsafe’Jeffery Wilemon clutched his gut, throbbing in pain as he lay on his bed insid...
17:34, 08/21/2019

Russia, Ukraine Swap Prisoners In Landmark Sign Of Thawing Relations Russia and Ukraine carried out a long-awaited prisoner swap on Saturday in a step that could thaw a deep freeze in relations since Moscow's annexation of the Crimea region in 2014....
20:17, 09/07/2019

Russia and Ukraine Exchange Dozens of Prisoners, Aiming to Defuse Tensions Two dozen Ukrainian sailors detained by Russia in the Kerch Strait last year are among those being returned — as is the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, his lawyer said....
12:51, 09/07/2019

'A Kinder egg?': Boris Johnson shocked to hear prisoners' smuggling techniques – video Boris Johnson grimaced and exclaimed 'you are joking' as he was shown a body scan from a prisoner who tried to smuggle contraband into jail in a Kinder egg hidden inside his body. The prime minister was on a tour of HMP Leeds, an inner-city Victorian...
06:17, 08/14/2019

Trump accuses European nations of ‘refusing’ to take back ISIS prisoners from their countries President Trump on Tuesday accused European nations of “refusing” to take back ISIS prisoners who originally were from their countries, as he said decisions are “being made” as to what to do with the nearly 2,000 ISIS fighters captured in the final a...
19:51, 04/30/2019

Death of 'barefoot lawyer' puts focus on China's treatment of political prisoners Critics says Ji Sizun’s fate shows prison terms in China are increasingly becoming death sentencesIn June, Ji Sizun received the news that he had won a prestigious human rights distinction, the Cao Shunli Memorial Award, in honour of the veteran Chin...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young takes no prisoners during kids basketball camp Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young hosted his basketball camp Saturday in Oklahoma and reminded the young hoopers that there’s no such thing as an easy bucket....
15:51, 07/15/2019

Senate bill wants to make it easier for ex-prisoners to start a business | Gene Marks The New Start Act plans to use ‘the power of entrepreneurship’ to help people who have been in prison build something specialShould someone who committed a crime and served time in prison be allowed to start a business? One senator thinks so, and he’...
13:18, 05/09/2019

Kim Kardashian West visits White House to discuss jobs for ex-prisoners – video Kim Kardashian West has joined Donald Trump in the White House to promote a scheme to help former prisoners find jobs. The reality star and activist announced a ride-sharing project to help ex-offenders travel to job interviews, work and other events...
14:00, 06/14/2019

UN report reveals gross human rights violations to North Korean prisoners Secretary-General António Guterres says in a new report that prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detainees have been subject to sexual violence and severely beaten with clubs and metal rods....
09:17, 08/03/2019

In Venezuela, Bachelet calls on Government to release prisoners, appeals for ‘bold steps towards compromise’ Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet called on the Government to release all those detained for peacefully protesting and announced that a team from her office would remain ...
16:34, 06/22/2019

Brazil officials find 42 prisoners dead in Amazonas state after deadly gang clash At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four separate jails in the state of Amazonas, the same state where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before, authorities said....
00:51, 05/28/2019

Aggrieved Trump steps up attacks on allies and threatens to release ISIS prisoners in Europe WITH FRIENDS LIKE THE US: After insulting Denmark by suggesting it should consider selling Greenland to the United States in what he said was “essentially, it's a large real estate deal,” President Trump declared he was the aggrieved party because of...
23:34, 08/22/2019

Jaap Stam takes no prisoners after wiping out Ivica Olic in Man Utd vs Bayern Munich Treble Reunion match Jaap Stam proved there is no such thing as a friendly in his book with a crunching challenge on Ivica Olic during Manchester United's Treble Reunion match....
19:17, 05/26/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Sustainable Development Goals; continued abuse of Rohingya in Myanmar; Odessa killings in Ukraine; and par...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Jeffrey Epstein 'had been taken off suicide watch' and was being held away from other prisoners Billonaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein had been taken off suicide watch before he apparently killed himself in jail in New York while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges....
01:00, 09/03/2019

Ukraine official says Ukraine, Russia swapped prisoners, including sailors Ukrainian prisoners, including sailors and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, are flying back to Ukraine after a prisoner swap was completed with Russia, according to comments that were reposted on Facebook by Ukraine's general prosecutor....
08:17, 08/30/2019

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

Conditions will dry out and heat up in Tucson TUCSON – Isolated showers and thunderstorms were limited mainly to areas in the higher terrain Sunday afternoon. Early this week, showers will be confined to our south. On Monday, there is only a 10% chance of rain in Tucson. Monday’s da...
00:17, 08/13/2019

| Vettel wants closer races in dry conditions Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel has urged F1 chiefs to "make sure we string the field together more in dry conditions", after a string of entertaining races in wet conditions....
22:34, 08/13/2019

GM autoworkers strike in dispute over conditions Some 49,000 employees in the US walked out after contract talks on pay and benefits with General Motors came to a grinding halt. It marks the first national strike since 2007 for the union autoworkers at GM....
02:17, 09/17/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Getting the Right Care for Painful Autoimmune Conditions A corticosteroid can quickly relieve symptoms of both polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis. But a delay could cause vision loss, a stroke or even death....
23:17, 08/19/2019

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

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

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

AI can gauge the risk of dying from heart conditions AI's ability to predict threats to your health could soon include deadly heart conditions. Researchers at MIT's CSAIL have developed a machine learning system, RiskCardio, that can estimate the risk of death due to cardiovascular issues th...
04:34, 09/16/2019

Weekend forecast: Conditions remain dry and hot in Tucson TUCSON – It was another dry today, and tomorrow you can expect more of the same. Tomorrow: Partly sunny and hot. High: 103° Tomorrow night: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 76° Tucson is expected to remain dry tomorrow. Isolated showers will be po...
03:34, 08/18/2019

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

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

Lesbos: Hellish conditions for refugees in Moria The EU-Turkey deal may have reduced the number of people arriving through the Aegean Sea, however conditions for refugees on the Greek islands are going from bad to worse. The camp in Moria is overflowing with refugees....
14:34, 09/12/2019

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

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

Weatherwatch: perfect conditions for a Spanish plume High temperatures and high moisture levels make for atmospheric instabilityOver the last few days, we have seen the arrival of hot and humid weather, with some thunderstorms. Various media outlets have associated these conditions with the arrival of ...
09:34, 07/24/2019

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

Conditions Under Which You Can Withdraw From Your Provident Fund Account The subscribers can put a claim for 'advance' withdrawal online via EPFO's website - unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in. The claim is then forwarded to the employer for approval. Once approved, the......
16:51, 08/24/2019

Detained immigrants sue over conditions, medical care Immigrants held in US detention facilities filed a lawsuit Monday decrying what they called shoddy medical care and a failure by authorities to provide accommodations for disabilities....
00:34, 08/21/2019

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

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

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

Trump says 'incorrect' he is willing to meet Iran with 'no conditions' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday appeared to play down the chances that he might be willing to meet with Iranian officials, saying reports that he would do so without conditions were not accurate....
03:00, 09/16/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

China says it hopes U.S. can create conditions for trade talks China's foreign ministry reiterated on Tuesday that it had not heard of any recent telephone call between the United States and China on trade, and said it hopes Washington can stop its wrong actions and create conditions for talks....
14:51, 08/27/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘That was f****** scary’ - Esteban Chaves on Stage 9 weather conditions "Esteban Chaves was in frank mood after Stage 9 of La Vuelta, telling Matt Stephens that the weather conditions during Stage 9 were ‘f****** scary’ (01:20)."...
01:51, 09/02/2019

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

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

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

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

Hurricane Dorian: Prepare your smartphone for catastrophic conditions If your life is on your smartphone, make sure it is ready for extraordinary circumstances such as Hurricane Dorian, expected to approach Florida.       ...
19:34, 09/02/2019

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

Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression? Evidence is growing that air pollution is linked to mental health conditions. But it's not clear yet how - and if - pollution may be affecting our brains....
21:34, 08/20/2019

Afghanistan’s War The longest war in American history has gone on for more than 17 years. The U.S. and its NATO-led allies announced the official conclusion of their combat mission in Afghanistan in 2014. But with the country remaining in violent turmoil, plans for th...
04:00, 09/04/2019

Apple releases iOS 12.3.2, which has only one job to do Sometimes operating system (OS) updates bring wild new features that re-invent the way you use your smartphone; this isn't the case with iOS 12.3.2, a new update to Apple handsets running iOS 12, which has just one job to do.This job won't ...
12:00, 06/11/2019

IRS releases draft of new W-4 The Internal Revenue Service released a draft copy of its new W-4 form Friday, saying it's meant to keep withholdings closer to what Americans owe under the 2017 tax law....
09:17, 06/01/2019

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

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

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions Israel said on Friday that Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib said she would cancel her trip....
17:51, 08/16/2019

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

China hopes U.S. will create conditions necessary for September trade talks China and the United States are discussing the next round of face-to-face trade talks scheduled in September, but hopes for progress hinge on whether Washington can create favorable conditions, China's commerce ministry said on Thursday....
20:17, 08/29/2019

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

Italy's PD opens door to possible 5-Star government, sets conditions Italy's main opposition party said on Wednesday it was ready to hold talks with the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement over forming a government following the collapse of the previous, populist coalition....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured two Border Patrol facilities on Friday, later saying they were “providing care that every American would be proud of.”...
03:34, 07/14/2019

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

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

Thousands Stranded As Mumbai Battles "Typhoon-Like Conditions": 10 Points Thousands were stranded at railway stations across Mumbai after incessant rains flooded railway tracks in the city and its surrounding areas on Saturday, amid predictions by the India Meteorological......
21:17, 08/03/2019

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

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

Living conditions 'rapidly deteriorating' after storm in Bahamas: aid group Thousands of displaced people are living in "rapidly deteriorating" conditions in the worst-hit parts of the Bahamas six days after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, the United Nations World Food Programme warned on Saturday....
23:00, 09/07/2019

Worsening economic conditions take toll on Micro Focus and Amigo Shares in UK tech firm Micro Focus and lender Amigo have taken a pounding after both warned of deteriorating economic conditions - while bellwether recruitment firm Hays also sounded a gloomy note....
15:51, 08/29/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NASA’s Spitzer reveals surface conditions of distant exoplanet The hunt for exoplanets has ramped up in recent years as advancing telescope technology is allowing scientists to spot the telltale signs of planets orbiting distant stars. Astronomers are finding new planets at a faster rate than ever before, but th...
16:00, 08/20/2019

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

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

Screenings for lung cancer can point to other smoking-related conditions About 77 percent of patients who received CT scans for lung cancer were diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, emphysema or osteoporosis, according to a new study showing the same scan can screen for additional diseases....
16:34, 09/05/2019

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

Australian writer arrested, held in 'harsh conditions' in China Australian writer Yang Hengjun has been formally arrested in China on suspicion of espionage and is being held in "harsh conditions", the Australian government said on Tuesday....
03:17, 08/27/2019

| Zimbabwe doctors strike over poor wages and working conditions At least half of the doctors working for Zimbabwe's two leading hospitals have not reported for duty for the third straight day, as medical practitioners embarked on a strike to press for higher wages....
22:00, 09/05/2019

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

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

Tlaib will not visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib on Friday said she would not visit her family in the West Bank as planned despite a reprieve by the Israeli government allowing her visit....
17:17, 08/16/2019

Tlaib Renounces Trip to West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions Israel said Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib initially agreed then canceled....
02:17, 08/17/2019

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

Netflix deal with Hollywood union promises better conditions for actors Netflix regularly works with unionized actors (they're ubiquitous in Hollywood), but usually on a show-by-show basis. Now, though, it's establishing a deeper connection. The service has signed a roughly three-year contract with SAG-AFTRA th...
04:51, 07/22/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apple releases iOS 12.3.1 with several key bug fixes On the heels of releasing iOS 12.3 earlier this month that brought some major changes like a refreshed TV app, Apple has just released version 12.3.1 of its mobile OS that mostly features some fixes to correct bugs related to iMessage as well as maki...
05:34, 05/25/2019

Netflix gives new and upcoming releases their own tab Netflix has debuted a new tab in its TV app's sidebar that could make it a lot easier to find new things to watch in the coming days. According to Variety, the new "Latest" tab has already started rolling out to subscribers accessing the service...
18:01, 08/20/2019

Apple releases iOS 13 and watchOS 6 Apple's most popular devices are receiving major software updates today after an extensive but rocky beta testing cycle; more updates are coming soon.Read More...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Google releases Android 10 Android 10 is now available, assuming you have a phone that already supports Google’s latest version of its mobile operating system. For now, that’s mostly Google’s own Pixel phones, though chances are that most of the phones that...
22:01, 09/03/2019

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

Adults with cerebral palsy at higher risk for adverse health conditions Adults with cerebral palsy have a 75 percent risk of developing non-communicable diseases compared to those without the condition, with much higher risk for a specific set of conditions....
23:51, 08/29/2019

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

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

Rats and raw sewage: Jeffrey Epstein jail blighted by 'horrible' conditions The Metropolitan correctional center is under fire in the wake of Epstein’s death – and critics say urgent change is neededThe New York Metropolitan correctional center sits on a corner in downtown Manhattan, eerily quiet given its location between t...
14:51, 08/17/2019

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

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

Poor Conditions Persist for Migrant Children Detained at the Border, Democrats Say Republican members of the House Oversight Committee disputed those characterizations, but the allegations renewed scrutiny over the treatment of migrant children....
11:17, 08/30/2019

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

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

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

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

US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib declines Israel visit over 'oppressive conditions' Israel said that Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank despite her criticism of the government. She has rejected the offer, however, over restrictive conditions around the trip....
05:51, 08/17/2019

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

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

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
23:18, 08/13/2019

Acting border chief defends agency in Senate hearing on conditions Mark Morgan, the acting chief of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, on Tuesday defended conditions at migrant detention facilities as well as the agency's officers....
03:51, 07/31/2019

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

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

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

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

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

U.S. Rep. Tlaib refuses Israel's 'oppressive conditions' for West Bank visit U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, saying she would not visit her family there because the Israeli government had imposed "oppressive conditions" to humiliate her....
17:17, 08/16/2019

Judge threatens to keep Texas prison officials in hot cells over 'oppressive' conditions A federal judge in Houston threatened to subject Texas prison officials to the same “oppressive” conditions as inmates Friday, openly musing about keeping them in cells subject to high heat....
04:17, 09/08/2019

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

I love children, but my chronic medical conditions might make parenting impossible Managing a neurological condition and an autoimmune disorder in addition to being the primary breadwinner while we navigate the U.S. immigration process is exhausting. So it feels almost impossible for me to imagine motherhood....
20:17, 08/01/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she will not visit her relatives in the occupied West Bank despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel’s “oppressive” conditions aimed to humiliate her...
19:51, 08/16/2019

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

Australia’s Josh Hazlewood ready to exploit English conditions in Ashes • Paceman says he has plans for inexperienced Jason Roy• ‘It’s hard to bat five at a level below and open in Test cricket’Australia’s best chance of winning an Ashes series in England since 2001 lies in the hands of their bowlers. It is Josh Hazlewoo...
19:51, 07/28/2019

South Korea asks Japan not to impose tougher trade conditions South Korea said on Wednesday a Japanese plan to remove South Korea from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions would impose tougher conditions without legitimate grounds and consultation....
09:00, 07/24/2019

Germany to make Down syndrome blood test free under 'strict' conditions Prenatal blood tests to diagnose Down syndrome will soon be covered by public health insurance in Germany. The issue has sparked an ethical debate, with some critics saying the change could lead to more abortions....
18:51, 09/19/2019

Dorian weakens to Category 1 hurricane; tropical storm conditions spreading: NHC Hurricane Dorian weakened as it brushed North Carolina, but tropical storm conditions are spreading north along the state's coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday....
10:34, 09/06/2019

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

SickKids highlights crowded ICU conditions amid massive redevelopment project A partnership between SickKids and Airbnb saw a conference room converted into a four-bed room. It was meant to show what it's like to give care currently within its ICU....
05:34, 09/19/2019

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

Mental health conditions may prompt some women to have ovaries removed unnecessarily (Reuters Health) - Certain psychiatric conditions may prompt some women to choose to have their ovaries removed even when there is no medical justification for it, a new study suggests....
00:00, 09/08/2019

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

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

US Lawmaker Rejects Israel's "Oppressive Conditions" To Visit West Bank Palestinian-American lawmaker Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel's offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, blasting the "oppressive conditions" set for the visit as......
23:17, 08/16/2019

Top Border Official Is Reassigned Amid Criticism of Conditions for Migrant Children The Border Patrol’s veteran El Paso sector chief is being transferred after a series of problems with conditions at detention facilities along the border....
05:17, 07/26/2019

My Best Friend and I Did Everything Together — Until He Was Killed in Afghanistan A bomb planted by the Taliban killed my best friend, Patrick. This Memorial Day, I am still coming to terms with the fact that I survived our ill-fated mission and he did not....
12:34, 05/24/2019

2 U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan Two U.S. service members were killed Wednesday in Afghanistan this week, bringing the death toll of U.S. personnel killed in the Middle Eastern country this year to 9....
14:51, 06/26/2019

| Afghanistan opt to bat against Bangladesh in one-off Test Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan won the toss and elected to bat in the one-off Test against Bangladesh at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong....
07:51, 09/05/2019

US to reduce troops in Afghanistan by 5,000 President Trump has revealed plans to cut the number of US troops deployed to Afghanistan but he did not provide a timetable for the drawdown. The announcement comes amid talks between the US and the Taliban in Qatar....
02:51, 08/30/2019

Apple releases iOS 12.3 with overhauled TV app and plenty more Apple rolled out iOS 12.3 to the public on Monday, coming nearly two months after 12.2 arrived alongside the March event in which the company unveiled its Apple News+ and Apple TV+ subscription services. While Apple News+ has already launched, Apple ...
21:17, 05/13/2019

FDA releases anti-vaping ads to air on ESPN, MTV The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing its first anti-vaping television ads Monday targeting teens as part of its “The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign. A statement said ads will run on ESPN, TeenNick, CW and ...
20:00, 07/23/2019

TPD releases name of man fatally shot on southside TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department has released the name of the man killed in a Southside shooting. TPD identified the deceased as 24-year-old Marco Ormsby. Early Wednesday, TPD officers were dispatched to the Rancho Del Mar Apartments at 62...
09:51, 08/29/2019

Apple releases iOS 12.3.2 for iPhone with a fix for an annoying bug We’re all anxious for iOS 13 following Apple’s big reveal at WWDC last week, but the iPhone maker still isn’t finished with iOS 12 quite yet. On Monday, Apple rolled out iOS 12.3.2, which appears to be little more than a bug fix for...
21:34, 06/10/2019

ICE releases 300 of 680 arrested in Mississippi raids U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Bryan Cox said Thursday that 300 out of 680 people detained in Mississippi raids were released overnight....
06:51, 08/09/2019

BBC releases free ‘Doctor Who’ VR short Doctor Who fans who can't bear the long wait for the twelfth season are in for a treat. The BBC has released Doctor Who: The Runaway, an animated short VR film based on the classic British sci-fi series and voiced by its own Jodie Whittaker, who...
13:34, 05/16/2019

Apple releases iOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3, macOS 10.14.6, and more Enlarge / The Apple Watch series 4 running watchOS 5. (credit: Valentina Palladino) As it often does, Apple has released updates for all of its device operating systems at once. iOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3, macOS 10.14.6, and tvOS 12.4 all arrive on supp...
03:00, 07/23/2019

ISIS Releases Video Said to Be of Leader The video is said to show the reclusive leader of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. If confirmed, it would be the first time he has been seen in a video in years....
20:51, 04/29/2019

FBI releases 'Bigfoot file' from the 1970s The federal government took rare action this week on a subject that's typically relegated mostly to Internet forums and conspiracy circles -- the existence of Bigfoot....
23:00, 06/06/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with WSL 2 Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18917 from the 20H1 branch with download, Narrator, WSL, and inking improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
07:17, 06/13/2019

Gibraltar releases Iranian oil tanker The decision to release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Britain off Gibraltar last month comes despite US pleas. The ship was suspected of violating European Union sanctions on oil shipments to Syria....
21:51, 08/15/2019

Apple releases first look at 'The Morning Show' Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell and Jennifer Aniston are ready to give viewers the full story on "The Morning Show," a new drama coming to Apple TV+....
13:17, 08/13/2019

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

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

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

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

Goodyear plant conditions raise concerns about Mexican labor reforms: U.S. lawmakers A group of U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Monday criticized Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co for refusing to let them visit its Mexican plant, and said poor conditions there raised questions about Mexican labor reforms seen as key to ensuring passage of a ne...
16:51, 07/30/2019

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

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

Manhunt for murder suspects focuses on a small Canada town with brutal conditions The manhunt for two Canadian teenagers suspected of killing three people is focusing on a swampy, small town in rural northern Manitoba with just over 1,000 people and an inhospitable environment....
20:17, 07/27/2019

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

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

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

China says Taiwan ruling party's independence promotion dampens conditions for travel China's Taiwan Affairs Office said on Thursday that Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) promotion for independence has seriously dampened conditions for mainland citizens' travel to the island....
11:51, 08/01/2019

Stunning Video Reveals Conditions Inside Wreck of Doomed Franklin Expedition The ill-fated Franklin Expedition to map the Northwest Passage resulted in the loss of two ships, one of which, the HMS Terror, was explored by researchers earlier this month. Unprecedented footage taken from inside the well-preserved wreck highlight...
01:17, 08/30/2019

Calls to end inhumane border conditions aren’t enough. Ice must be abolished | Natascha Elena Uhlmann What is there to salvage in an agency that exists solely to hunt, catalogue and detain the most vulnerable among us? Ice’s violence is as systematic as it is cruelThis summer, a coalition of award-winning authors came together with a plea to Congress...
23:17, 09/01/2019

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

Rescued trafficked women held in 'abhorrent' conditions in Nigerian shelters, new report says When Adaura was promised a job as a domestic worker in Libya, she jumped on it but little did she know that she would end up in a sex trafficking ring where she would endure years of physical and sexual abuse. ...
02:17, 08/28/2019

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

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

Barr vows Epstein inquiry will continue as new questions about jail conditions emerge Barr under pressure to explain apparent lapses in protocolAttorney general: ‘Any co-conspirators should not rest easy’William Barr, the attorney general, has criticised “serious irregularities” at the Metropolitan correctional center (MCC) in New Yor...
01:51, 08/13/2019

Poll: Most Americans desire more asylum judges, safe conditions at southern border A majority of Americans believe its important to increase the number of judges handling asylum cases at the border and provide safe and sanitary conditions for asylum seekers, according to a Pew Research study released M...
07:17, 08/13/2019

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

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

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

U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against U.S. Democrats ahead of elections in both countries....
01:17, 08/17/2019

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

Taliban say gap narrowing in talks with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban say the gap is narrowing in talks with Washington’s special peace envoy over a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. The two sides are continuing to meet in Qatar, where the insurgent movemen...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan The U.S. military has announced that two service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. At this time, their names are being withheld until 24 hours after families are notified of their deaths, in accordance with Department of Defense policy...
12:00, 06/27/2019

Green Beret killed in Afghanistan A U.S. Special Forces member was killed in Afghanistan, NATO Resolute Support Afghanistan announced on Monday, the 17th U.S. servicemember killed there this year....
07:51, 09/17/2019

At least 63 dead in explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening....
19:17, 08/18/2019

Afghanistan focused on peace despite Trump The Afghan Presidency says U.S. President Donald Trump's calling off of talks with the Taliban reflects concerns raised in Afghanistan, and that the country is still focussed on peace. Video provided by AFP - English    ...
11:00, 09/10/2019

US allies Afghanistan and Pakistan keep shooting at each other As the U.S. continues to pursue peace talks in Afghanistan, the Pentagon is worried that the Afghan government and Pakistan, both U.S. allies, will distract from that goal as they continue to skirmish along their shared border....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan Two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Monday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement, as the United States seeks to reach a negotiated end to the nearly 18-year-old war....
01:17, 07/30/2019

Two US Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan: Official Two US soldiers were killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday, NATO announced -- the latest international military casualties as Washington seeks a way out of America's longest war....
21:51, 07/29/2019

US to reduce Afghanistan forces by 2020 US Secretary of State Pompeo said that the US wants to begin withdrawing its forces from Afghanistan by 2020. It is the first time frame announced for withdrawal as Washington continues to negotiate with the Taliban....
02:17, 07/30/2019

ISIS is far from defeated. Here’s what you need to know about its affiliate in Afghanistan. An estimated 2,500 to 4,000 fighters belong to the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan, which claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 63 and wounded nearly 200 people at a wedding in Kabul over the weekend....
00:17, 08/20/2019

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn Afghanistan, a pentagon report has said....
01:51, 05/24/2019

| Afghanistan thrash Bangladesh in one-off Test Rashid Khan completed his maiden 10-wicket haul in Test cricket as Afghanistan overcame rain and fading light to crush Bangladesh in their one-off Test in Chittagong....
14:51, 09/09/2019

Inside Afghanistan's vacation hotspot It's been described as "Afghanistan's Grand Canyon," and 10 years after it was designated a national park, Band-e-Amir is flourishing as a beacon of stability in a country rocked by decades of violence and unrest....
06:51, 06/26/2019

U.S.-led airstrike mistakenly kills 17 in Afghanistan A U.S.-led airstrike in Afghanistan has accidentally killed at least 17 government officers and injured more than a dozen, Afghan officials said Friday....
00:34, 05/18/2019

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan identified A U.S. soldier killed by an improvised bomb in Afghanistan has been identified as Army Sgt. 1st Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz of Puerto Rico, the Department of Defense said on Friday....
16:00, 09/07/2019

CBOE Releases 40th Anniversary Video Chicago, IL -April 19, 2013 - To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE today released "CBOE 40" (http://www.cboeoptionshub.com/cboe40/), a video documentary that chronicles the history of CBOE through intervi...
11:51, 05/02/2019

BJP Releases "Chargesheet" Against Madhya Pradesh Government The opposition BJP today released an ''aarop patra'' or chargesheet against the Kamal Nath-led government in Madhya Pradesh, targeting it over its "failure" to deliver on the promises it had made to......
15:00, 05/04/2019

Gibraltar releases Iranian supertanker despite U.S. plea Gibraltar’s chief minister said that he had requested the ship’s release after receiving assurances from Iranian authorities on the vessel’s destination....
20:51, 08/15/2019

Taylor Swift Releases ‘Lover’ the Old-Fashioned Way The pop star’s 18-track, seventh studio album is out now, featuring the Dixie Chicks, St. Vincent and production by her go-to collaborator Jack Antonoff....
17:51, 08/23/2019

Osmo releases iPad learning kit for preschoolers Here's an interesting alternative to playing your toddler more Sesame Street reruns: Edtech company Osmo has launched an iPad-enabled learning tool for the preschool set. Aimed at children between the ages of 3 to 5 years old, the Little Genius ...
23:17, 06/24/2019

Madonna releases jarring 'Dark Ballet' Madonna's latest music video -- for a song called "Dark Ballet" -- evokes religious images and symbols reminiscent of her controversial music videos from the 80s and 90s....
23:34, 06/07/2019

5 new releases we love: Antsy art-pop, cosmic L.A. funk, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
23:17, 05/24/2019

Mozilla Releases Firefox 66.0.4 With Fix for Disabled Add-Ons Issue Mozilla has started rolling out an update for its desktop, Android, and ESR (extended support release) versions over a bug that prevented existing and new add-ons from running or being installed on......
21:51, 05/06/2019

Microsoft releases its first preview of PowerToys for Windows 10 If you've been a PC user since the days of Windows 95 and Windows XP, then you may recognize the name PowerToys from a set of Microsoft-developed system utilities. After a few generations on the shelf, the concept has returned and now the first ...
09:34, 09/06/2019

Facebook releases AI-powered tools to map the world Facebook today released a bunch of machine learning-powered tools to help create maps of the world. The company’s tools, called Map with AI, will help the community-based OpenStreetMap organization to create crowd-sourced maps easily. The social netw...
11:00, 07/24/2019

ICE releases US citizen, 18, wrongfully detained for over 3 weeks HOUSTON — A U.S.-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks. Francisco Erwin Galicia left a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Pearsall, Texas, on...
10:34, 07/24/2019

Gibraltar Releases Iranian Tanker Despite U.S. Intervention The court’s decision could prompt Iran to free a British-flagged vessel it subsequently seized and help ease tensions over threats to commercial shipping in the Persian Gulf....
22:51, 08/15/2019

Disney releases new footage from The Rise of Skywalker This is the poster for The Rise of Skywalker, which opens on December 20th. If you want to avoid any possible spoilers, then don't click through this gallery. [credit: Disney ] ...
16:51, 08/26/2019

New Mexico counties revolt against migrant releases Two more New Mexico counties have declared their opposition to taking in migrants in a growing revolt against federal authorities dropping off a surge in Central American families in the state's rural, southern communities....
03:34, 05/23/2019

Ukraine court releases key MH17 witness Shortly before a planned prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine, a court in Kyiv has released on bail a man suspected of involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in 2014....
23:00, 09/05/2019

Apple releases iOS 12.3.1 and a supplemental update for macOS 10.14.5 Enlarge / From left to right: the iPhone 8, the iPhone XS, the iPhone XR, and the iPhone XS Max. (credit: Samuel Axon) Just a little over a week after iOS 12.3 hit iPhones and iPads everywhere, Apple has released iOS 12.3.1—a minor update that fixe...
11:51, 05/25/2019

EA releases adventure game Sea of Solitude on July 5 Electronic Arts announced today that it will release Sea of Solitude worldwide on July 5. The adventure game is coming out for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.Read More...
19:51, 05/28/2019

Iran Releases Lebanese Man Accused of Spying for U.S. Iran released a Lebanese national it detained nearly four years back on charges of spying for the U.S., a move that comes amid attempts to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington....
18:00, 06/11/2019

Apple releases first new iPod Touch in 4 years It's the first new model since 2015, featuring larger storage options, group FaceTime and Augmented Reality apps. The new Touch starts at $199.        ...
21:51, 05/28/2019

5 new releases we love: Resilient disco pop, experimental hip-hop, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protests that started last year....
03:51, 05/21/2019

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a Japanese-owned tanker that was attacked on June 13 in the Gulf of Oman, as Washington blames Tehran for the att...
23:51, 06/17/2019

5 new releases we love: Roaring power-pop, AI collaborations, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
22:17, 05/10/2019

Earth As Seen By Chandrayaan 2: ISRO Releases First Set Of Pics Indian space agency ISRO has released a set of four stunning images of Earth that were taken by Chandrayaan 2 between 10.58 pm and 11.07 pm yesterday, and were snapped with the LI4 camera onboard...
11:51, 08/04/2019

Sony releases its 'God of War' making-of documentary on YouTube God of War was one of the biggest games of last year. It was among the top ten best-selling titles of 2018 and it scooped up numerous plaudits, including the top prize at the Game Awards and a coveted spot among Engadget's favorite games of the ...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become political, though no less controversial. Not all fans are pleased....
17:34, 05/17/2019

How to install the iOS 13 developer beta for free and always get new releases before anyone else Apple released iOS 13 beta 3 for developers on Tuesday, which obviously means it then released its new iOS 13 public beta 2 the following day on Wednesday. Wait, no, that’s not right at all. Apple used to always release new public betas a day a...
17:34, 07/04/2019

Chance The Rapper releases new single "Groceries" The Chicago staple Chance The Rapper has released a new single with Houston rap artist TisaKorean and Murda Beatz called “Groceries.” Prior to its release, he shared a fun homemade teaser via Twitter, which he made with the clip-sharing app Triller. ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Kentucky Volleyball Releases 2019 SEC Schedule Photo by Isaac Janssen. LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Volleyball team released its 2019 Southeastern Conference schedule on Wednesday afternoon, highlighted by eight home matches beginning on Sept. 27 against the Mississippi State Bulldogs. The two-...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Apple releases iOS 12.3, macOS 10.14.5, watchOS 5.2.1, and tvOS 12.3 Enlarge / Apple announced some of these features at its services-and-TV-focused event on March 25. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Today, Apple began rolling out new versions of its iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS operating systems for iPhones and iPads, Macs, ...
05:17, 05/14/2019

Netflix releases 'Always Be My Maybe' director's commentary podcast Always Be My Maybe has been one of the most-discussed Netflix projects over the last month or so, with the charming romcom seemingly picking up a legion of fans. Admirers might be keen to learn a bit more about the making of the film, so Netflix has....
04:00, 07/04/2019

Google releases the 6th and final beta for Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) We are quickly approaching launch day for Android Q, Google's 29th release of Android. At some point in the near future we should see a statue-unveiling, official confirmat...
15:51, 08/08/2019

Iran releases first photos of downed US drone Iranian state TV on Friday released images of what the Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guards Corps says are pieces of the US drone it shot down 10 minutes after issuing a final warning. The pictures purport to show fragments from the RQ-4A Global H...
14:34, 06/21/2019

Iran releases crew members from UK tanker Seven Indian crew members aboard a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in July are being released, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi told state TV on Wednesday....
22:34, 09/04/2019

Gunman releases hostages in southern France French police say a 17-year-old gunman has taken four hostages in a convenience store on the outskirts of the southern French city of Toulouse for more than four hours before releasing them...
22:34, 05/07/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kellyanne Conway Trade Barbs Over Conditions at Southern Border After what by all accounts was a harrowing visit to immigrant detention facilities, the last thing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez probably had time for was commentary from the peanut gallery, aka someone who wasn’t there: in this case, one Kellyanne C...
08:00, 07/03/2019