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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Don't tell us to lay down arms, tell the Americans, Afghan Taliban say The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan should stop calling on Taliban militants to lay down their arms and convince the United States to end the use of force instead, the Taliban said on Friday....
10:17, 05/03/2019

Djokovic fumes over 'hurricane conditions' as Thiem reaches French Open final – video Novak Djokovic's 26-match grand slam winning streak ended after Dominic Thiem beat the world No 1 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 in a wind-whipped and rain-interrupted match that spanned more than four hours over two days. Djokovic called conditions 'one of...
21:17, 06/08/2019

‘Ticking bomb’ health warning over deteriorating conditions facing Cyclone Idai victims Efforts are continuing to reach all victims of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa where a senior relief chief has warned of a “water, sanitation and hygiene ticking bomb”, as the scale of the emergency continues to unfold, and the official death toll ri...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Qatar says economic conditions for Israeli-Palestinian peace require 'fair political solutions' Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without "fair political solutions" acceptable to Palestinians, referring to a U.S. plan set to be unveiled next month....
00:34, 05/25/2019

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

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

Don't tell us to halt the violence, tell the Americans, Afghan Taliban say The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan should stop calling on Taliban militants to lay down their arms and tell the United States to end the use of force instead, the Taliban said on Friday....
12:51, 05/03/2019

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban and vilified as a national traitor, is to be released early from a federal prison on Thursday while some U.S. lawmakers worry he still poses a security risk....
21:34, 05/22/2019

'American Taliban' Lindh being released after 17 years The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being released from prison....
19:00, 05/23/2019

‘American Taliban’ Lindh being released after 17 years FILE – American John Walker Lindh is seen in this undated file photo obtained Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, from a religious school where he studied for five months in Bannu, 304 kilometers (190 miles) southwest of Islamabad, Pakistan. Lindh, the you...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Taliban says gap closing in talks with US for troop withdrawal Talks between the Taliban and the peace envoy over a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan are narrowing a gap between both sides, a spokesman for the insurgent group said Saturday....
16:17, 05/04/2019

Taliban and U.S. Start New Round of Talks in Qatar As fighting intensifies across Afghanistan, American and insurgent envoys — though none from the Afghan government — will discuss a possible troop withdrawal....
16:51, 05/01/2019

Roglic wins Time Trial and Conti holds on to pink jersey as Yates slips up in wet conditions "Primoz Roglic mastered the tough conditions to win Sunday’s Time Trial at the Giro d’Italia and put himself in a strong position in the General Classification going into the second week."...
18:00, 05/19/2019

Afghanistan: Floods threaten communities, minaret of Jam After a difficult winter, torrential rain and flooding across six of Afghanistan's 34 provinces have left at least 24 people dead and hundreds homeless. The world's second-tallest minaret is also under threat....
05:17, 05/26/2019

Jos Buttler could be given leading role for England against Afghanistan • Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy are injury doubts• James Vince set to step up at Old TraffordThe joke going around the England dressing room after Friday’s World Cup group stage victory over West Indies was that they simply could not wait to get out of S...
23:34, 06/15/2019

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report released Monday, there were 192 attacks on schools...
21:34, 05/28/2019

7 Children Killed In Landmine Blast In Afghanistan A landmine explosion killed seven children and wounded two others in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, as war ordnance again claimed civilian lives....
05:17, 05/12/2019

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates over the next two weeks as part of an effort to help end the long-running war. In Kabul, the State De...
18:17, 06/01/2019

Forget warlords, meet Afghanistan's new 'rockstars' He closes his eyes and the memories flood back. No clean water. No clothes. No shoes. With temperatures north of 45 degrees, his was a world about survival....
13:00, 05/20/2019

World Cup 2019 Live: England Opt To Bat Against Afghanistan England vs Afghanistan Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Hosts England will eye to carry on their winning streak against minnows Afghanistan in World Cup 2019 group affair at the Old Trafford on......
11:34, 06/18/2019

In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks against schools have increased three-fold in just one year. The call coincides with the third Internati...
23:51, 05/28/2019

England v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Old TraffordCounty cricket – live! News from around the groundsAnd you can email Tim here or tweet him here 12.11pm BST 25th over: England 139-1 (Bairstow 74, Root 37) Another four from Bairstow, pulling Nabi and beatin...
13:17, 06/18/2019

American who fought for Taliban to be freed early from US prison John Walker Lindh to be released but some politicians say he may still be security riskJohn Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, is to be released early from federal prison despite some US politicians expressing conce...
13:34, 05/23/2019

Taliban claims ongoing attack on NGO in Kabul; at least 9 injured The Taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on the offices of Counterpart International in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday, which set off a huge explosion and injured at least nine, officials said....
14:51, 05/08/2019

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving ...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Germany in push to resurrect Afghan talks with Taliban Germany, a leading donor and member of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan, has been talking with the Taliban and the Afghan government in an effort to restart peace talks to end 18 years of conflict, officials said....
15:00, 05/26/2019

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at starting formal negotiations between the government and the Taliban. Tadamichi Yam...
00:17, 06/20/2019

Trump says U.S. to keep close eye on 'American Taliban' Lindh after release U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, after his release from prison....
01:00, 05/24/2019

How the Taliban Infiltrated a Vital Afghan Army Base — Again New details from an attack on Camp Bastion, once the British and American headquarters in troubled Helmand Province, shows more weaknesses of the Afghan military....
20:34, 05/15/2019

‘American Taliban’ Lindh to be released Thursday from prison TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The California man who became known as the “American Taliban” after his capture on an Afghanistan battlefield in late 2001 is on the cusp of release from prison. Thirty-eight-year-old John Walker Lindh is schedule...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Senator: Taliban ‘momentum’ complicating US peace talks Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within Afghanistan’s central government are complicating negotiations over a withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, key lawmakers say....
08:17, 05/23/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Taliban Leader Indicates No Ceasefire Soon, "Doors Of Dialogue" Open The Taliban are unlikely to call a ceasefire any time soon, the group's leader indicated on Saturday, though he said the "doors of dialogue" with the US remain open....
13:00, 06/01/2019

A Taliban Commander’s Double Life, in a War He Couldn’t Leave Behind In one life, he was Zabet Khan, a 25-year-old with a fondness for selfies. In the other, he was Commander Zarqawi, veteran of a war he couldn’t escape....
11:00, 06/04/2019

Official: Taliban overrun 2 outposts, 15 soldiers killed An Afghan official says the Taliban have launched an assault on two security outposts in western Badghis province, killing 15 security personnel in the latest in a series of deadly attacks targeting the country's beleaguered security forces....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Pompeo slams release of "American Taliban" as unconscionable: Fox U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized the pending release on Thursday of John Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, and said he believed the decision needed to be reviewed....
14:51, 05/23/2019

Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks The violence came as Afghan politicians and Taliban members prepared to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations with Russia, and to speak informally....
22:51, 05/28/2019

U.S., Taliban begin new peace negotiations for Afghan withdrawal Discussions between U.S. and Taliban mediators started Wednesday in Qatar with the goal of creating a lasting peace and a phased withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan....
16:34, 05/01/2019

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are meeting in Islamabad....
10:00, 06/10/2019

Afghan official: Taliban hit security checkpoints, killing 8 An Afghan official says the Taliban have targeted security checkpoints in northeastern Takhar province, killing eight members of the security forces....
10:34, 05/07/2019

Taliban Open New Front Against Aid Workers While Talking Peace The group was unusually harsh in its rhetoric toward main target, pointing out U.S. ties, even as peace talks with American envoys continued in Qatar....
17:34, 05/09/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutiny recently over the pay and working conditions of ...
08:00, 05/14/2019

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

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

UN agency: Attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations children’s agency says attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018, compared to the year before. UNICEF’s press release on Tuesday says the number of attacks on schools went from 68 in 20...
12:34, 05/28/2019

Dominant England crush Afghanistan in World Cup warm-up "England cruised to a nine-wicket win over Afghanistan in their final World Cup warm-up at The Oval on Monday after a Jofra Archer-led bowling attack restricted the underdogs to 160."...
20:34, 05/27/2019

U.S. air strike kills at least 8 police in southern Afghanistan: official A U.S. air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan v Sri Lanka – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Cardiff, 10.30am BST startAfghanistan chasing 187 from 41 overs in rain-affected gameCounty cricket – live! Follow all the latest with Tanya AldredAnd why not email Rob? 5.42pm BST 16th over: Afghanistan 73-5 (Gulbadin ...
19:00, 06/04/2019

UNAWA study: Corruption still a problem in reformed Afghanistan Amid peace talks between the United States and Afghanistan leaders, the United Nations mission in the war-scarred nation said in a study Monday sustained efforts are still needed to weed out corruption there....
17:51, 05/20/2019

US Military Helicopter Destroyed In Afghanistan "Hard Landing" Passengers and crew aboard a US military helicopter were injured when the chopper they were travelling in was destroyed during a "hard landing" in Afghanistan, a US official said Saturday....
09:00, 05/25/2019

'Senseless': attacks on schools soar in Afghanistan – report Unicef research shows more than 1,000 schools were closed by the end of last year due to ongoing conflictAttacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled between 2017 and 2018, surging from 68 to 192, according to the UN children’s agency, Unicef, the first...
14:34, 05/28/2019

Air strike kill eight police in southern Afghanistan, says official An air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province. Attahullah Khogyani, the ...
15:17, 05/25/2019

Eoin Morgan admits 148 for England vs Afghanistan was a shock... even for him Eoin Morgan felt he was incapable of producing the record-breaking 148 from 71 balls that ushered England to a crushing 150-run victory over Afghanistan and to the top of the World Cup standings....
22:17, 06/18/2019

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — The Marine general overseeing the U.S. war effort in Afghanistan says the Islamic State affiliate there has hopes of attacking the U.S. homeland. But Gen. Frank McKenzie, head of Central Command, says the extremist g...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Afghanistan v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at TauntonEngland v Bangladesh – live! Follow our OBO reportAnd feel free to email Tim or tweet @TimdeLisle 3.08pm BST It’s now raining hard – “stair rods!” according to Mark Nicholas – so you have permission ...
16:17, 06/08/2019

ICC prosecutor asks to appeal rejection of Afghanistan probe The International Criminal Court's prosecutor is seeking to appeal the court's rejection of an investigation into crimes linked to the conflict in Afghanistan by rebels, government security services and American forces....
17:51, 06/07/2019

Officials: Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan Afghan officials say an airstrike killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban just outside the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah in the country's southern Helmand province....
13:00, 05/17/2019

| Afghanistan loya jirga demands 'immediate and permanent' ceasefire A historic "loya jirga" peace summit in Kabul ended with delegates from across Afghanistan demanding an immediate and permanent ceasefire, and President Ashraf Ghani saying he was conditionally prepared to implement the call....
00:51, 05/04/2019

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 1.23pm BST The teams are out and ...
14:34, 06/15/2019

The new Afghanistan war: Saving snow leopards and other wild treasures A first-person account of conserving Afghanistan's forgotten wildlife and landscapes, after decades of conflict, waxes lyrical about a land with everything to live for...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Taliban Mount Deadly Attack on U.S.-Based Aid Group in Kabul The assault on Counterpart International, which the Taliban said promoted Western values, is likely to amplify concerns about the insurgents’ commitment to human-right gains as part of any deal to end the nearly 18-year Afghan war....
04:51, 05/09/2019

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh is released from prison The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being released from prison....
05:00, 05/24/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released from prison A California man captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban is to be released from prison on Thursday after nearly two decades in jail. But concerns remain as to whether he has abandoned his radical ideology....
14:34, 05/23/2019

Taliban: Fresh round of talks with US peace envoy opening The Taliban say a fresh round of talks with U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is to begin in Qatar, where the religious movement maintains a political office....
07:00, 05/01/2019

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison -Washington Post John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was released early from federal prison on Thursday, the Washington Post reported, citing Lindh's lawyer....
14:51, 05/23/2019

Man Known as ‘American Taliban,’ John Walker Lindh, Is Freed From Prison Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the Taliban....
20:51, 05/23/2019

Pakistani Taliban faction claims responsibility for Lahore blast A Pakistani Taliban faction claimed responsibility for a blast that killed at least nine people in the eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday, the militants said in a statement....
10:00, 05/08/2019

The Taliban claimed an attack on U.S. forces. Pompeo blamed Iran. The secretary of State pointed to a Kabul bombing as an example of one “in a series of attacks instigated by the Islamic Republic of Iran and its surrogates against American and allied interests.”...
01:17, 06/16/2019

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison amid concerns John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said....
19:34, 05/23/2019

Taliban suicide attack targets Kabul offices of US aid group At least five killed and 24 wounded, amid fears over latest Afghanistan peace talksThe Taliban have killed at least five people in a suicide attack on the offices of a US aid group in the heart of the Afghan capital, claiming it targeted Counterpart ...
00:17, 05/09/2019

‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh released from prison Notorious “American Taliban” John Walker Lindh — who abandoned his country to train with Osama bin Laden — has been released from an Indiana prison. The 38-year-old from Northern California served 17 years of a 20-year sentence and was re...
16:00, 05/23/2019

Taliban say progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there had been no breakthrough in their bid to end 18 years of war and that further talks would be needed....
15:17, 05/30/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh released from prison A California man captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban has been released from prison after nearly two decades in jail. But concerns remain as to whether he has abandoned his radical ideology....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Trump Tried To Stop Early Release Of "American Taliban" From US Prison John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years amid concerns he might still harbor......
06:34, 05/24/2019

Officials: Taliban attacks kill ten Afghan troops, four police KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bombing claimed by the Taliban killed 10 Afghan soldiers in the country’s west while insurgent attacks on security checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed four policemen, local officials said Monday. The soldi...
16:00, 05/27/2019

Taliban say "occupation" must end for Afghan peace as delegates meet in Moscow A Taliban delegation met a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow on Tuesday, insisting that international forces must leave Afghanistan for peace to be agreed, amid gathering diplomatic efforts to end the 18-year war....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Afghan officials: Taliban launch complex attack on police Taliban insurgents stormed a police headquarters Sunday in the capital of northern Baghlan province, and Afghan officials said an ongoing gun battle was taking place inside....
14:34, 05/05/2019

Afghan official: Taliban bombs kill 2 police, 2 civilians Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in the country’s eastern Ghazni province has left two members of the security forces and two civilian passers-by dead...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Afghan officials: Taliban target security forces, killing 7 Afghan officials say the Taliban have targeted security checkpoints in northern Sari Pul province, killing at least seven members of the country's security forces....
10:17, 05/13/2019

John Walker Lindh, known as the ‘American Taliban,’ set to be released from prison John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Taliban attacks kill 23 members of Afghan security forces Afghan officials say two Taliban attacks targeted Afghan security checkpoints in the country's west and east, killing at least 23 members of the security forces....
15:17, 05/28/2019

Afghan official: Taliban explosion kills 2 police, civilian Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province has killed two members of the security forces and a civilian passer-by....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Afghan official: Taliban storm checkpoint, killing 20 troops KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban stormed an army checkpoint in western Farah province, killing 20 troops. Provincial councilman Dadullah Qaneh said on Monday that the insurgents also captured two soldiers in the attack in...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Afghan official: Taliban storm checkpoints, kill 7 policemen KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says at least seven Afghan policemen were killed overnight when the Taliban stormed security checkpoints in western Badghis province. Mohammad Naser Nazari, a provincial councilman, said Saturday that thre...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Taliban fighters double as reporters to wage Afghan digital war Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban's chief spokesman and editor-in-chief of the insurgent group's daily news bulletin, starts every day by collecting reports of overnight fighting with U.S. and Afghan forces....
04:51, 05/11/2019

Afghan public health chief settles in UK after kidnap by Taliban Dr Mohammad Haqmal, who developed groundbreaking health initiatives in Aghanistan, granted refugee statusA senior Afghan government official has been given sanctuary in the UK after being kidnapped and tortured by the Taliban.Dr Mohammad Haqmal, 42, ...
13:34, 05/23/2019

Taliban Kill Unarmed Afghan Police Officers Waiting for Pay Fighters disguised in police uniforms killed at least 20 Afghan police officers and wounded dozens of other people in a brazen attack on a police headquarters....
23:00, 05/05/2019

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

Afghanistan ex-football chief Karim wanted on arrest warrant Authorities in Afghanistan have issued an arrest warrant for Keramuudin Karim, the ex-head of Afghan Football Federation, after sexual abuse complaints. Police have told DW that Karim may no longer be in the country....
10:17, 06/10/2019

Phil Simmons To Quit As Afghanistan Coach After World Cup 2019 Under Phil Simmons, the war-torn nation clinched a berth in the 10-team World Cup after beating West Indies in the final of a qualifying tournament last year....
17:51, 05/20/2019

United Nations warns of high civilian casualties in Afghanistan Terrorists "deliberately and knowingly targeted" civilians during the holy month of Ramadan resulting in a high number of innocent people killed, the United Nations said Monday....
21:34, 06/10/2019

Islamic State in Afghanistan Remains a ‘Very Worrisome’ Threat, General Says (RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany) — The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a “very worrisome” threat to the United States, and U.S. counterterrorism efforts have yet to shrink its extremist ambitions, a senior American general said We...
12:51, 06/13/2019

Afghanistan’s grand council ends with call for peace talks KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan grand council convened by President Ashraf Ghani has ended with a resounding call for peace with the Taliban. The council — known as Loya Jirga — had brought together more than 3,200 participants, politicians, trib...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Afghanistan Calls For Ceasefire As Peace Summit Ends In Kabul A huge peace meeting aimed at finding an exit from Afghanistan's war is due to finish Friday in Kabul, with leading politicians expected to announce visions for a much-needed breakthrough....
11:51, 05/03/2019

Afghanistan envoy briefs skeptical lawmakers on peace talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad (ZAHL’-may kah-LEEL’-zahd) has been met with skepticism on Capitol Hill as he briefed lawmakers on peace talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the 17-year war. Lawmakers wer...
00:51, 05/23/2019

PM Modi Meets Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani At SCO Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Bishkek and discussed the role being played by......
10:00, 06/14/2019

Islamic State expands reach in Afghanistan, threatening West JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has lost its caliphate in Syria and Iraq but is expanding its footprint in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan. There, the group is recruiting new fighters and plotting attacks in...
08:34, 06/10/2019

Prominent journalist Mena Mangal shot dead in Afghanistan Unidentified attackers fatally shot a prominent female journalist in Afghanistan. Two men on a motorcycle approached Mena Mangal on Saturday morning while she was waiting for a car on her way to work, witnesses told US broadcaster RFE/RL. A gunman al...
18:34, 05/11/2019

4 dead in Kabul, Afghanistan car bomb attack; U.S. troops injured At least four people were killed and several were injured Friday, including U.S. service members, after a car loaded with explosives was detonated in the Afghan capital, authorities said....
12:51, 05/31/2019

2 children among 6 civilians mistakenly killed by security forces in Afghanistan An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, provincial officials said Saturday....
19:34, 05/25/2019

General Atomics awarded $36.4M for drone, intelligence work in Afghanistan General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. received a $36.4 million contract for unmanned drone intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services, the Defense Department announced....
04:34, 06/01/2019

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

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

In southern Afghanistan, U.S. airstrikes kill up to 18 members of Afghan forces  U.S. military officials said the airstrikes, in what they described as a “tragic accident,” killed members of the Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters, but they did not say how many from each side died....
10:00, 05/18/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Islamic militant group, is set to be released from federal prison Thursday...
14:17, 05/23/2019

Pak Teacher Of 'American Taliban' Calls Him "Pure Person", Hails Release A Pakistani religious teacher who spent six months with "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh has hailed his release, describing him as a "good person" who became upset over the situation in......
11:17, 05/24/2019

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Taliban suicide bomber leads attack on an Afghan police HQ, 20 injured At least 20 people were injured after a Taliban suicide bomber drove an explosives-packed Humvee and blew himself up at the police headquarters in the northern Afghan city of Pul-e-Khumri, Afghan officials and the Taliban said on Sunday....
13:34, 05/05/2019

Trump tried to stop 'American Taliban' Lindh's early release from U.S. prison John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years amid concerns he might still harbor extremist views....
02:34, 05/24/2019

John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Freed From Federal Prison Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the Taliban....
21:51, 05/23/2019

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in particular stood out: Abdul Ghani Baradar, a......
07:51, 05/29/2019

Taliban Attack Aid Group Office in Kabul, in Setback to U.S. Peace Talks Experts said the attack in Kabul, the capital, was a clear signal about the state of the peace talks the United States is holding with the militants in Qatar....
00:34, 05/09/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Islamic militant group, was released from federal prison Thursday...
19:17, 05/23/2019

John Walker Lindh, Man Dubbed ‘American Taliban,’ Set to Be Released After 17 Years (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison. But co...
00:34, 05/23/2019

Relentless Taliban violence casts a pall over 'slow' Afghan talks Talks with the Taliban on ending Afghanistan's war are making steady but slow progress, the chief U.S. envoy involved in the negotiations said on Friday while signaling growing frustration with relentless militant violence....
13:17, 05/10/2019

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh Released From Prison: Reports John Walker Lindh, the US Muslim convert who came to be known as the "American Taliban" after being captured while fighting in Afghanistan in 2001, was released from prison Thursday after serving 17......
21:17, 05/23/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Another sombre milestone for Afghanistan: 2018 saw record civilian deaths – UN report With over 3,800 civilian women, children and men killed in just one year, Afghanistan has hit yet another “deeply disturbing and wholly unacceptable” record, according to a new report issued on Sunday by the UN political mission in the country (UNAMA...
19:51, 04/28/2019

England chasing 161 to beat Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup warmup – live! Live updates from The Oval, 10.30am (BST) startCounty cricket: Yorkshire v Hampshire, Essex v Kent – live!And feel free to email Rob 1.54pm BST 3rd over: England 32-0 (Roy 18, Bairstow 13) England are treating this runchase like it’s a T20 game. Mayb...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Ancient tower collapses in Afghanistan, other cultural sites remain at risk GHAZNI, Afghanistan – An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country’s cultural heritage and the government’s abi...
18:34, 06/15/2019

How Afghanistan cricket team went from refugee camps to competing with the world's best There has been a sense, through the first half of a disappointing second World Cup campaign for Afghanistan, that an early chapter of their cricketing history is closing....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Preview: Hosts England Take On Lowly Afghanistan Amid Injuries Concerns Both England and Afghanistan have played four matches so far in the tournament. England have won three matches and are currently at fourth place in the points table while Afghanistan are yet to open......
23:17, 06/17/2019

Afghanistan Dispatch: In Afghan Blood Sports, the Animals Aren’t the Only Ones Fighting In Afghanistan, dogfights attract stadium-sized crowds and big purses. Fighting birds and even camels also feed the Afghan love of animal “sports,” although religious leaders decry them as sinful....
14:34, 04/30/2019

Women’s rights under microscope in Afghanistan as female political adviser killed Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
20:34, 05/13/2019

Civilians ‘must never be a target,’ says UN in Afghanistan, amid troubling number of casualties during Ramadan The United Nations has urged all parties to the “ongoing intense conflict” across Afghanistan to meet their obligations to protect civilians from harm, denouncing a spate of attacks by militants which killed more than 100 civilians in Kabul alone dur...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Six Killed In ISIS-Claimed Blast At Kabul Military Academy In Afghanistan At least six people were killed and 16 more wounded in a suicide blast outside a military academy in the Afghan capital on Thursday, an official said....
19:00, 05/30/2019

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexually abused members of the women's national soccer......
05:51, 06/10/2019

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

Cricket World Cup 2019: Australia chase 208 to beat Afghanistan – live! Updates from the match at BristolNew Zealand thrash Sri Lanka by 10 wicketsListen to the Spin podcast | World Cup tableAny thoughts? Email or tweet @collinsadam 5.31pm BST 6th over: Australia 40-0 (Finch 24, Warner 15) Target 208 Warner has been DROP...
18:34, 06/01/2019

US Transfers Funds Meant For Afghanistan, Pak To Build Mexico Border Wall The United States is transferring $1.5 billion originally meant for the Afghan security forces and the Pakistan military to a fund to help pay for construction of the US-Mexican border wall, according......
17:51, 05/12/2019

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

Global Peace Index: Afghanistan ranks as world's least peaceful nation; U.S. No. 128 The world is "considerably less peaceful now" than it was a decade ago, as the Middle East has become more violent and terrorist attacks have risen, the annual Global Peace Index said Thursday....
02:34, 06/14/2019

Pentagon seeks to use funds to transport, lodge Taliban members in search of ceasefires The Pentagon said on Thursday that it had asked Congress for the authority to help fund lodging and transportation for Taliban members who were interested in negotiating local ceasefires with the Afghan government, as the Washington seeks an end to t...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Father of CIA officer slain after 9/11 calls for Trump to block release of 'American Taliban' The father of CIA officer Johnny "Mike" Spann, the first American to be killed in action after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, has blasted the scheduled release this month of John Walker Lindh, the so-called American Taliban who was part of a prison upri...
13:17, 05/02/2019

Afghan president opens grand assembly in bid to gain initiative in Taliban talks Thousands of Afghans congregated in Kabul on Monday for a rare consultative meeting aimed at finding ways to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban and end Afghanistan's war....
12:51, 04/29/2019

‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh wrote in letter that ISIS was ‘doing a spectacular job’ Notorious “American Taliban” John Philip Lindh, who was released from prison Thursday, has expressed support for ISIS, saying the terror group was “doing a spectacular job,” according to a newly released letter. “The Islamic State is clearly ve...
16:00, 05/23/2019

John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Set to Leave Federal Prison This Week The release of John Walker Lindh, captured during the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, is highlighting questions about his reintegration into society....
05:17, 05/22/2019

Release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh from prison is unconscionable, says Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the release of John Walker Lindh, dubbed the "American Taliban," an "unexplainable and unconscionable" decision....
21:17, 05/23/2019

John Walker Lindh, American ex-Taliban militant, set to walk free Thursday The militant known as American Taliban is set to be released from a U.S. federal prison Thursday despite fresh concerns from lawmakers over the “security and safety implications” of such a move – as they say he continues to “openly call for extremist...
18:51, 05/21/2019

John Walker Lindh, an American who joined the Taliban, to be freed from Indiana prison John Walker Lindh, a Californian captured in the Middle East, has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for supporting the Taliban regime.        ...
02:51, 05/23/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Afghan forces launch attacks to clear warring militants from east Afghanistan Afghan government forces have launched attacks in a bid to clear rival militants who have been battling each other for territory near the Pakistan border in fighting that has forced thousands of villagers from their homes, officials said on Tuesday....
17:51, 04/30/2019

World Cup: Vijay Shankar Faces Injury Scare Ahead Of Afghanistan Clash With Shikhar Dhawan already ruled out of the tournament due to thumb fracture and Bhuvneshwar Kumar out for two games due to hamstring strain, Vijay Shankar's injury will only increase tension for the......
12:34, 06/20/2019

Sensational Eoin Morgan takes England to win over Afghanistan with record-breaking knock Back spasm? What back spasm? Eoin Morgan overcame his troublesome back to smash an extraordinary century of sixes in a record-breaking knock against Afghanistan....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having only a win against Scotland four years ago to their name, today is Afghanistan's big chance to record their first ever Cricket World Cup victory against a major cricketing nation. For Sri Lanka, it's an opportunity for the former cha...
10:51, 06/04/2019

Afghanistan war vet plotted to bomb Long Beach white nationalist rally, feds say A veteran of the war in Afghanistan was arrested Friday and accused of plotting to attack a scheduled white nationalist rally in Long Beach, federal investigators say....
22:51, 04/29/2019

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council on Monday that “daunting challenges” remain....
18:17, 04/28/2019

England make light work of Afghanistan in final warm-up before Cricket World Cup England's final assignment before a World Cup they have been preparing for four years was the softest of victories over Afghanistan at The Oval. The intensity was low and the outcome clear inside 20 overs, but England got the job done clinically for ...
17:34, 05/27/2019

Australia vs Afghanistan live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup match from anywhere This is the kind of match that World Cups were made for, whether football, rugby or cricket. When one of the sports' powerhouses comes up against an emerging nation. This is the first of the Cricket World Cup 2019 and it features champions Austr...
15:00, 06/01/2019

Afghanistan vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere With two defeats on the bounce, Afghanistan are battling against being handed the dreaded Cricket World Cup 2019 wooden spoon. It's not going to get any easier for them though as their opponents on Saturday are New Zealand - one of the most impr...
20:00, 06/08/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; huma...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Trump says US will ‘closely’ monitor American Taliban member, adds ‘nothing’ could have been done to stop prison release WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says US will ‘closely’ monitor American Taliban member, adds ‘nothing’ could have been done to stop prison release....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Senators demand answers over early release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh Senators have told the head of the Federal Bureau of Prisons to explain why 'American Taliban' fighter John Walker Lindh is to be released this week two-and-a-half years before the end of his sentence....
00:34, 05/22/2019

How a Memphis heart surgeon is saving babies and changing perceptions of America – Taliban included When he isn’t smoking cigars and laying low in his native of Memphis, Tennessee, pediatric cardiac surgeon Dr. William Novick is battling bombs and bureaucracy in some of the most dangerous frontlines of the world. And now he is at the forefront in p...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Case against former Green Beret in suspected Taliban bombmaker’s death will proceed to court-martial The murder case against a decorated former Green Beret charged in the 2010 killing of an unarmed suspected Taliban bombmaker will proceed to a trial by general court-martial, Army officials said Wednesday....
07:17, 05/16/2019

Hundreds more reported ill with salmonella Over 220 cases of salmonella have been reported in the past month in outbreaks spanning 41 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday, and the agency believes that backyard poultry is to blame....
09:34, 06/14/2019

Virginia Beach releases gunman's resignation email Virginia Beach officials on Monday released a resignation email sent by the gunman in a mass shooting at the city's municipal center that killed 12 people....
09:17, 06/04/2019

Microsoft finally releases Hyper-V Server 2019 Microsoft has made Hyper-V Server 201, which it first released last fall, available on its Evaluation Center and plans to deliver it to Visual Studio Subscription customers by June 19....
06:34, 06/18/2019

14 MMA thoughts, including what to make of Theodorou, Willis releases Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts on the UFC cutting both Elias Theodorou and Justin Willis, as well as a glimpse of what to expect from Tuesday's show....
19:00, 05/28/2019

Chicago releases 911 calls from Smollett incident in January CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack. Recordings of the calls following the January 29 incident were obtained by T...
06:51, 06/06/2019

FBI releases Bigfoot files of brief probe into mythical creature The FBI on Wednesday published the findings of their short-lived 1970s investigation into the existence of Bigfoot — the elusive mythical creature that’s rumored to have stalked the North American wilderness for decades. The anticlimactic resul...
01:51, 06/06/2019

Throwback action-RPG 'Oninaki' releases August 22nd Oninaki is an upcoming throwback action RPG from the makers of I Am Setsuna and Lost Sphear -- and it now has a release date of August 22nd. With Takashi Tokita (of Chrono Trigger and Parasite Eve) as creative producer, players will traverse the lan...
10:17, 06/11/2019

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests' names West Virginia's only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state....
23:51, 05/28/2019

US military releases new images of Japanese oil tanker attack The Pentagon said that the crew of one of the tankers, the Japanese Kokuka Courageous, found an unexploded limpet mine on its hull following an initial explosion....
02:00, 06/18/2019

Miley Cyrus releases new album, 'SHE IS COMING,' first of EP trilogy Miley Cyrus dropped her new album “SHE IS COMING” on midnight Friday. It's reportedly the first of three, six-song EPs the songstress plans to release before the year’s end.  ...
08:34, 05/31/2019

5 new releases we love: A pop visionary’s reprise, a flamenco summer jam, 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....
19:34, 06/07/2019

Taylor Swift releases upbeat new single and video 'ME!' Grammy-winning singer Taylor Swift on Friday released a cheerful pop duet called "ME!" along with a colorful video filled with pastel-drenched images of butterflies, rainbows and a young couple in love....
19:17, 04/28/2019

House panel releases transcripts of Cohen interviews WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee has released two transcripts of closed-door interviews with President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, along with some exhibits from the testimony. The committee’s decision to relea...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Pakistan Releases 55 Indian Fishermen, 5 Others As ''Goodwill Gesture'' Pakistan on Monday released 55 Indian fishermen and five others as a "goodwill gesture" amidst tension between the two countries after the Pulwama terror attack, according to a media report....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgroun...
23:34, 05/23/2019

Apple Releases Its Second iOS Game Ever, and It's a Tribute to Getting Filthy Rich If you haven’t already heard the news, Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway investment firm recently pumped a bunch of money into ‘cash-strapped’ Apple. To say thanks for helping to keep the company afloat, Apple released its first iOS game since 2008:...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Microsoft releases first test version of its Edge browser for Mac Last month, Microsoft released a preview of its new, Chromium-powered Edge browser for Windows 10. Now, you can test drive the browser with macOS, too. For the most part, the macOS Canary build comes with the same features you'll find in the Win...
20:51, 05/20/2019

Microsoft releases Visual Studio dev kit for Ethereum dapps Microsoft is further broadening its suite of enterprise-grade blockchain tools with the launch of a Visual Studio development kit for Ethereum and its own Azure blockchain. The Redmond giant tech firm officially announced the launch of the dev kit in...
14:34, 05/07/2019

Saudi Arabia Releases More Women Activists on Bail Saudi Arabia released on bail at least five women facing charges over their human-rights work in a case that has sparked widespread international criticism of the kingdom’s crackdown on dissent....
11:51, 05/03/2019

Google releases affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone Google’s Pixel smartphone just got a whole lot cheaper. The search giant on Tuesday unveiled affordable versions of its flagship smartphone that clock in at half the price of its current models — and less than half the price of the cheapest flagship ...
08:51, 05/08/2019

Federal judge releases USC records in gynecologist lawsuit LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California records reveal medical experts hired to evaluate a campus gynecologist after years of complaints reported there was evidence he preyed on Asian students and had signs of “psychopathy.” ...
21:51, 05/24/2019

Armenian court releases ex-president as trial continues YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A court in Armenia has freed the country’s former president from jail as his trial continues on charges connected to a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago. The decision Saturday to release Robert Koch...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Why China is building hundreds of new airports China's high speed ascendance to the jet age has prompted a massive airport building project that will plug millions of its citizens directly into international aviation networks and change the aviation world forever....
04:00, 05/26/2019

An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists. Like so many good ideas, the Every Woman Biennial was born of a joke. Now it’s in its third edition, displaying the work of over 600 female and nonbinary artists, and expanding to Los Angeles....
23:51, 05/16/2019

Why this country is building hundreds of airports When China's air industry hits the news, stories are typically centered on passengers going rogue, punching each other, trying to wrestle open emergency doors mid-takeoff or dangerously tossing coins into airplane engines for luck....
08:17, 05/29/2019

Beto O’Rourke Releases $5 Trillion Climate Change Proposal Mr. O’Rourke’s choice to make climate change the first policy focus of his presidential campaign shows just how much the issue has risen among Democrats....
02:34, 04/30/2019

Turkey releases detained NASA scientist Serkan Golge Turkey has released US-Turkish scientist Serkan Golge from jail, a move that could help ease relations with Washington. The former NASA researcher is one of thousands detained in a Turkish government crackdown....
00:00, 05/30/2019

Valve releases Steam Link app for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV PC gaming is ready to meet iOS, now that Valve's Steam Link app is available for Apple's devices. You can evne play them on your TV easily via the Apple TV, streamed right from your PC. Apple had blocked its release last year, but evidently...
03:34, 05/16/2019

Google releases AI training data set with 5 million images and 200,000 landmarks Google's AI research division has released an AI model training data set containing 5 million images of more than 200,000 different landmarks.Read More...
01:00, 05/04/2019

New Mexico city of Deming declares emergency over migrant releases The small city of Deming, New Mexico has become the latest U.S. border community to declare a state of emergency after dozens of migrants were released in the town by federal authorities seeking to cope with a surge in asylum seekers coming across th...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Venezuela's Central Bank Releases Data on Dire Economy Venezuela’s economy contracted 19.2% in the first nine months of 2018 from the year-earlier period, as private consumption fell sharply and inflation soared in the crisis-racked nation, Venezuela’s central bank said....
05:51, 05/29/2019

Microsoft releases first test build of Windows Server 20H1 Microsoft's first test build of Windows Server 20H1 includes some new VM tool and Azure integration functionality, plus more updates to the Windows Admin Center....
01:34, 06/19/2019

Foxx releases Smollett files, offers recusal explanation CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s top prosecutor has released more than 2,000 pages of documents in Jussie Smollett’s case and explained she recused herself from an investigation into the “Empire” actor’s claim he’d been th...
01:51, 06/01/2019

Mini-AOC releases 're-election video' mocking the New York congresswoman Ava Martinez, the 8 year-old who impersonates Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., released another video on Tuesday in which she, among other things, mocks the freshman congresswoman's knowledge of socialism....
22:17, 06/11/2019

BTS' Jin Releases Emotional Solo Single In Honor of Their 2019 Festa BTS is giving the fans what they want. In honor of their 2019 BTS Festa, the boy band is releasing a ton of new material for fans to feast on. For the first two weeks of June, the K-pop......
00:00, 06/05/2019

BT releases brand new affordable fibre broadband deal - but is it the best option? While there is absolutely no doubt that BT holds some of the best broadband deals in the UK, they tend to fall on the slightly costly side of the spectrum. But for those wanting fibre from the well-known ISP without the high prices, there is now anot...
20:00, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Judge releases Navy SEAL charged with murder SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the court case of a Navy SEAL accused of murder (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A military judge has released a Navy SEAL from custody in advance of his murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner. Capt. Aaron R...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Microsoft releases first Chromium-based Edge preview for MacOS Microsoft officially has released the 'Canary' version of its Chromium-based Edge browser for MacOS. Developer and beta previews for MacOS are 'coming soon.'...
21:34, 05/20/2019

Warren releases $100 billion plan to combat opioids epidemic WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has unveiled a new version of her plan to combat America’s opioid epidemic, proposing to spend $100 billion over 10 years on battling the consequences of addiction. WarrenR...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Cuteness overload: Desert Museum releases name of baby ocelot TUCSON – Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s newest and cutest fuzzball finally has a name – and the name’s origins are as sweet as the kitten, herself. Back in March, Arieta, the endangered female ocelot at the museum, gave birth ...
03:51, 06/15/2019

German aid group releases video of migrant raft in distress MILAN (AP) — The German aid group Sea-Watch has released video from its aircraft showing a sinking raft packed with dozens migrants off Libya with some people scattered in the sea. Sea-Watch said Thursday that its aircraft immediately tried to contac...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Centre Releases Rs 1,000 Crore Additional Relief To Cyclone-Hit Odisha The Home Ministry Monday announced the release of an additional Rs 1,000 crore to the cyclone-hit Odisha as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
20:00, 05/06/2019

UAE says it releases Qatar navy boat, 4 sailors amid dispute The United Arab Emirates has released a Qatari naval vessel and four sailors who were held for nearly a week amid an ongoing boycott of Doha by the federation and three other Arab nations....
17:51, 05/06/2019

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran's military recovering mine The U.S. military on Thursday released a video it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded mine from the side of one of the two oil tankers attacked earlier in the day, as well as a photograph showing the apparent mine bef...
04:34, 06/14/2019

ASUS releases a 30th anniversary edition ZenFone 6 and ZenBook ASUS turned 30 last month, so it's no surprise that the company saved some special edition products for Computex. What we have here are the ZenFone 6 Edition 30, ZenBook Edition 30 and Prime X299 Edition 30 motherboard -- a fitting trio to refle...
18:17, 05/27/2019

DPS releases statement on deadly shooting in Mexico border state TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Public Safety released a statement Wednesday in reference to the shootout near the Arizona-Mexico border that left 10 people dead Monday. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the first gunbattle...
02:34, 06/13/2019

Beto O’Rourke releases plan to increase voter participation The former congressman and Democratic presidential candidate also hopes it will protect U.S. elections from interference and rebuild confidence in government....
09:51, 06/06/2019

Nike releases ‘Pro Hijab’ to meet demand for modest fashions Fashionistas are saying hasta la vista to the idea of “less is more” — a la naked dresses, micro mini skirts and underboob bikinis — in favor of a “more is more” fashionable mindset. The data analytics firm Edited reveals that...
19:51, 06/17/2019

Earthworm Jim 3 releases exclusively on retro console Intellivision Amico There’s a new Earthworm Jim game on the horizon — but you have to be willing to buy a whole new console to play it. The console in question is the upcoming Intellivision Amico, a retro plug-n-play that’s suddenly looking like a much hotter commodity ...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Joe Biden releases $5T climate change plan that goes 'well beyond' Obama agenda Joe Biden released a $5 trillion “clean energy revolution” plan Tuesday to combat climate change, which he said is the greatest challenge facing the U.S. and world....
13:34, 06/04/2019

Chicago Releases Jussie Smollett 911 Tapes: ‘They Put a Noose Around His Neck’ On Wednesday night, the City of Chicago released two 911 calls from the night Jussie Smollett was allegedly attacked. The calls, which came from a person claiming to be employed by Smollett, claimed that the former Empire actor was “jumped” by some g...
17:34, 06/06/2019

Mexico Publicly Releases Trump’s ‘Secret’ Deal on Migration Earlier this week, Donald Trump waved around a single sheet of paper in front of reporters to brag about a “secret” deal his administration had reached with Mexico on immigration enforcement. But he wouldn’t share any of the details on that piece of ...
04:51, 06/16/2019

Afghanistan Soccer Head Banned For Life For Sexually Abusing Women's National Team Players FIFA’s ethics committee has found Keramuudin Karim, former President of the Afghanistan Football Federation, guilty of sexually and physically abusing multiple members of the women’s national team. Karim is now banned for life from all international ...
01:17, 06/09/2019

Hundreds rally in Moscow over journalist case Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorized rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his five-day arrest this month on drug charges....
19:17, 06/16/2019

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, took power in January, and more than 1,000 since 2016, a study has ...
12:34, 06/12/2019

Taiwan gay marriage: Hundreds tie the knot on historic day Hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married on Friday - the first day a landmark decision that legalised same-sex marriage took effect....
16:17, 05/24/2019

Activision Blizzard is reportedly planning to lay off hundreds Bloomberg reported on Friday that Activision Blizzard, the video game publisher behind blockbuster franchises such as "Call of Duty," "Diablo" and "Warcraft," plans to announce jobs cuts on Tuesday....
22:34, 04/28/2019

Hundreds of Children Infected With HIV in Pakistani Town Unsafe, but common, practices such as reusing drips and syringes caused hundreds of Pakistani children to be infected with HIV, according to a World Health Organization team investigating an outbreak in a poor southeastern town....
12:51, 06/14/2019

First on CNN: TSA to deploy hundreds, including air marshals, to border The Transportation Security Administration plans to send hundreds of officials to help with efforts to deal with migrant inflows on the southern border just as the busy summer travel season begins, according to an internal email obtained by CNN....
22:34, 05/15/2019

Hundreds Cheer As PM Modi Visits Varanasi To Say 'Thank You' Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi in eastern Uttar Pradesh today after his landslide win in the national election. This is PM Modi's first visit to......
07:34, 05/27/2019

Hundreds demand election boycott in Kazakhstan Hundreds of Kazakhs rallied in their two main cities on Wednesday, calling for a boycott of June presidential elections that they dismissed as a cover for an orchestrated handover of power....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
16:17, 06/10/2019

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes to be evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet People are being evacuated from their homes following severe flooding in Lincolnshire.Those living in 290 properties in Wainfleet will be moved after concerns we...
17:34, 06/15/2019

HBSC to cut hundreds of jobs by year-end: source HSBC is set to cut several hundred jobs in its investment banking business by the end of the year, according to a source familiar with the matter, as it seeks to improve returns....
19:17, 05/30/2019

Hundreds gather at ceremony to bid farewell to Rosenstein WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of Justice Department employees have gathered to send off Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Attorney General William Barr and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions were among the speakers at Thursday’s farewell ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has burned nearly 16 square miles (41 square kilometers)...
23:34, 06/13/2019

The Princess Mononoke Collector's Edition Releases Next Week, and You Can Save $15 By Preordering Princess Mononoke is one of Hayao Miyazaki’s most beloved films, and it’s getting a long overdue collector’s edition, releasing next week....
22:00, 05/10/2019

Pokémon Sword & Shield releases right between Star Wars and Death Stranding Nintendo today revealed more about its upcoming RPG, Pokémon Sword & Shield on today’s Direct presentation, including its release date. We now know the game’s release date, and it’s right in the November sweet spot, squished into a release window wit...
21:51, 06/05/2019

China releases document slamming U.S. for escalation in trade war, says it won't back down China released a document blaming U.S. for the escalation of trade fight. U.S. It says China has kept its word and accuses the U.S. of backtracking        ...
18:51, 06/02/2019

Presidential hopeful Booker releases sweeping affordable housing plan U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday proposed a tax credit for renters who spend more than 30% of their income on housing, an ambitious program that his presidential campaign estimated would benefit 57 million Americans....
21:51, 06/05/2019

Saudi Arabia Temporarily Releases Four Detained Women’s Rights Activists Saudi Arabian authorities on Thursday temporarily released at least four women’s rights activists whose arrests, on charges of undermining state security, had provoked an international outcry and added to criticism of the kingdom’s human ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality Pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift on Monday released a star-studded music video that scolded social media trolls and urged fans to sign a petition demanding U.S. legal protections for gays, lesbians and transgender people....
22:00, 06/17/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with File Explorer and accessibility improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18894 from the 20H1 branch with File Explorer and accessibility improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
09:17, 05/09/2019

Amazon releases full-length trailer for superhero drama ‘The Boys’ Amazon has unveiled a full-length trailer for The Boys, its unsentimental, kooky look at a world where superheroes abuse their powers on the regular and it's up to mere mortals to stop them. It's a well-understood fact that absolute power c...
05:51, 06/18/2019

Disney releases Avatar 2 date and announces new Star Wars films Disney has announced that fans will have to wait a little longer for the next Avatar film after pushing it back by a year – while Star Wars fans will be able to enjoy three more instalments from 2022....
23:00, 05/07/2019

'Don't be that idiot': FA releases short film on antisocial behaviour in football – video The Football Association has released a video to highlight the issue of anti-social behaviour across English football as England prepare to head to Portugal for the Nations League finals. It features Gareth Southgate urging fans to behave themselves ...
17:17, 05/30/2019

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran removing mine from damaged oil tanker The United States released a video Thursday it says shows an Iranian Navy boat removing an unexploded mine from the hull of the M/T Kokuka Courageous, one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman....
12:00, 06/14/2019

Is this Frida Kahlo’s voice? Mexico releases recording believed to be of the artist Though the iconic image and the work of the late legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo are more popular than ever, the sound and the tone of her voice have remained a mystery for years. That is, until now — or so Mexican authorities believe. Mexico...
04:34, 06/14/2019

Holy Cross order releases list of accused abusive priests SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Roman Catholic religious order that founded the University of Notre Dame has identified 14 priests and one seminarian who it says were credibly accused of sexually abusing minors across the country since the 1940s. The Sou...
21:17, 06/12/2019

California bill: President Trump won't appear on ballot unless he releases tax returns California lawmakers are attempting to force presidential candidates to publicly disclose their tax returns — a move that could bar President Donald Trump from appearing on the state's primary ballot if he does not make the documents publi...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Klobuchar releases $100B substance abuse, mental health plan CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar (KLOH’-buh-shar) has released a plan to spend $100 billion over a decade to improve mental health care and fight substance abuse. It’s an issue the Minnesota senator has faced...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Ed Sheeran releases the unredacted track list for his collaborations album and it features...everyone Last month, Ed Sheeran made an announcement revealing his next project - a collection of collaborations - accompanied by a redacted tracklist. It was an effective attempt at mystery since the man is friends with just about everyone, therefore making ...
00:34, 06/19/2019

Family of murdered Marine says Green Beret who killed suspected Taliban bomb-maker deserves Trump pardon The family of a Marine killed by a bomb in Afghanistan believes the former Green Beret facing trial for killing the suspected bomb-maker is a "hero" who deserves a pardon from President Trump....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Hundreds of Roma 'forcibly removed' from Russian village Governor blames tensions on US after about 650 believed evicted from ChemodanovkaHundreds of Roma people have been forcibly evicted from a village in western Russia, the head of the village council has admitted, after one ethnic Russian was killed an...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election The General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share of votes against 44.5 percent for Prabowo Subianto. Widodo won more than 85 million votes of a total o...
19:00, 05/21/2019

WannaCry? Hundreds of US schools still haven’t patched servers Enlarge / School IT is old school. And still vulnerable to EternalBlue. (credit: PhotoAlto / Frederic Cirou / Getty Images) If you're wondering why ransomware continues to be such a problem for state and local governments and other public institut...
03:00, 05/22/2019

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of the southern Sindh province on May 9, 2019. (credit: Getty | RIZWAN TABASSUM) More than 600 people—m...
15:17, 05/22/2019

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords unprotected Company admits to mistake and says it has no evidence of abuse – but the risk was hugeFacebook mistakenly stored “hundreds of millions” of passwords in plaintext, unprotected by any encryption, the company has admitted.The mistake, which led to user ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Nigerian pro-government militia frees hundreds of children A regional militia in Nigeria has freed 900 children involved in the fight against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the UN says. UNICEF says children have been among the worst-hit by the decade-long conflict....
15:00, 05/10/2019

A Man Died Mid-Flight After Swallowing Hundreds of Cocaine Packets A Japanese man who swallowed 246 packets of cocaine died while on a flight from Bogota to Tokyo on Friday, Agence France-Presse reports. Authorities identified the man only as 42-year-old Udo N in a social media post Monday. The incident prompted the...
10:51, 05/28/2019

CVS will bring hundreds of SmileDirectClub shops to its stores this year CVS Health will open "hundreds" of SmileDirectClub locations inside its stores this year, with plans to open more than 1,000 locations over the next two years, the drugstore chain announced Thursday....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Hundreds of companies decry tariffs in letter to Trump NEW YORK (AP) — More than 600 companies and trade associations, including Walmart and Target, have signed a letter telling President Donald Trump that an escalating trade war with China will hurt families, jobs and the U.S. economy. The letter, dated...
00:00, 06/14/2019

India cyclone kills at least 33, hundreds of thousands homeless Hundreds of thousands of people were left homeless after a cyclone packing winds of about 200 km per hour slammed into eastern India, ripping out tin roofs and destroying power and telecom lines, officials said on Sunday....
13:34, 05/05/2019

Hundreds of couples tie the knot after Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan got married on Friday, the day the country’s new law legalizing the marriages went into effect. The move to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia, came after two decades of LGBT rights activists advocating...
22:17, 05/24/2019

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

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh vote as hundreds protest Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
14:17, 06/09/2019

As PM Modi Took Oath, His Mother Watched From Hundreds Of Miles Away Thousands witnessed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's being sworn in for the second consecutive term at the Rashtrapati Bhavan this evening, but there was a face missing in the crowd. That of his......
17:51, 05/30/2019

Hundreds detained as Kazakhs protest 'rigged' election Police in Kazakhstan's biggest city were put on high alert overnight as protests against what many see as a rigged presidential election continued, resulting in hundreds of people being detained, police sources said on Tuesday....
10:00, 06/11/2019

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them. In a long-sought victory for the F.D.A., a federal judge said officials have the authority to regulate stem-cell treatments made from patients’ own fat....
23:34, 06/10/2019

Hundreds gather for vigil in Memphis neighborhood where man was shot Some 300 people gathered on Friday evening for a candle-light vigil in the Memphis neighborhood where a young black man was shot dead by federal authorities as residents remained on edge following violent demonstrations earlier this week....
05:17, 06/15/2019

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Israel rally in Berlin. Police in the German capital of Berlin kept the competing protests on Saturday a...
18:17, 06/01/2019

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

Alphabet continues to spend hundreds of millions on 'other bets' The year is looking bright for Google. Despite being slapped with a $1.7 billion fine by the European Commission for its "abusive" advertising prices last month, the company still made a a ton of money in the first quarter of 2019. It didn't mak...
23:00, 04/29/2019

Hundreds of North Korean 'execution sites' identified A human rights group claims to have identified 323 public execution sites in North Korea where the state has carried out its aggressive use of the death penalty. ...
00:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE: Power restored for hundreds in Tucson Saturday Update: Power has been restored in the area of Broadway and Rosemont. TUCSON – Hundreds are currently without power in Tucson. The Tucson Electric Power outage map showed outages near Broadway and Rosemont Boulevards. Approximately 854 customer...
06:51, 06/02/2019

The Latest: Hundreds gather for school shooting vigil HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting in Colorado that killed one student and injured eight (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Hundreds gathered to honor victims and survivors of an attack that killed a teenager and wounded eight ...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Hundreds protest Louisiana’s passage of ‘heartbeat’ bill BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators filed into the Louisiana State Capitol a day after lawmakers passed a strict new abortion ban that Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into law. Many on Thursday wore bright pink T-shirts read...
06:51, 05/31/2019

Hundreds arrested as Kazakhs protest against 'rigged' election Little change expected despite Nursultan Nazarbayev stepping down after 30 years in power Hundreds of people have been arrested in Kazakhstan while protesting against a stage-managed election that they say will deprive them of a political voice.Voter...
23:51, 06/09/2019

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Hundreds of puffins are starving to death because of climate change Hundreds of dead seabirds have washed up on an Alaskan island – all apparently starved to death because the warming waters they forage from contain less food...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Hundreds of IS relatives leave camp in northeast Syria A local official and witnesses in northeastern Syria say hundreds of Syrian women and children related to fighters from the Islamic State group are leaving an overcrowded camp in the country’s north to return to their homes...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Hundreds of ex-prosecutors claim Trump would have been indicted if not president Hundreds of former federal prosecutors have attached their names to a statement saying they believe President Trump would have been indicted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe for obstruction of justice if he weren't president....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Tehran shuts hundreds of restaurants for flouting Islam Iranian police raided and shut hundreds of eateries over a 10-day period for not observing "Islamic principles." Tehran's morality police force was recently bolstered in attempt to enforce strict dress codes for women....
16:51, 06/09/2019

Northern Irish police releases man arrested earlier over Lyra McKee murder Detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland released the 46-year-old man who was arrested earlier on Thursday without any charges, the police tweeted....
05:51, 06/07/2019

Apple releases Warren Buffett’s Paper Wizard, cloning Atari’s Paperboy Seemingly released as a public pat on the back for one of the company's largest investors, Paper Wizard is a 3D version of a classic arcade game.Read More...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Animal rights group releases longer video showing farm abuse FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — An animal rights group has released a longer video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at a northwestern Indiana dairy farm that’s an agritourism destination. Animal Recovery Mission said Friday it released ...
01:51, 06/08/2019

Country legend Tanya Tucker releases first single in 17 years, “The Wheels Of Laredo” One of the most impressive performances at last night’s CMT Music Awards was Tanya Tucker and Brandy Carlile dueting to Tucker’s signature song, “Delta Dawn,” before being joined onstage for a larger girl power group sing with artists like Trisha Yea...
00:17, 06/07/2019

This year’s Computex was a wild ride with dueling chip releases, new laptops and 467 startups After a relatively quiet show last year, Computex picked up the pace this year, with dueling chip launches by rivals AMD and Intel and a slew of laptop releases from Asus, Qualcomm, Nvidia, Lenovo and other companies. Founded in 1981, the trade show,...
20:51, 06/05/2019

D-Wave releases lower-noise quantum processor on its Leap cloud service D-Wave Systems released a lower-noise D-Wave 2000Q processor in its Leap cloud service and research showing a correlation with improved performance.Read More...
00:00, 05/16/2019

5 new releases we love: A sexy, riff-heavy collision, a bracing alté debut, 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, 05/31/2019

House panel releases transcripts of closed-door interviews with Michael Cohen The transcripts are from interviews the panel conducted with Cohen in February and March. The House Intelligence Committee voted to release them 12-7....
03:51, 05/21/2019

Jack Black releases epic parody of ‘Game of Thrones’ theme song Jack Black has been working on his dark magic. “Sorry, no gaming videos this week,” the actor-comedian warns as he prepares to belt out the “Game of Thrones” theme song parody posted to his JablinskiGames YouTube page. The video then cuts...
21:00, 05/20/2019

House Panel Releases Transcripts of Michael Cohen’s Closed-Door Interviews (WASHINGTON) — The House intelligence committee on Monday released two transcripts of closed-door interviews with Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, along with some exhibits from the testimony. The committee&#...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Country star Randy Travis releases new music 6 years after near-fatal stroke Country music star Randy Travis dropped single “One in a Row” last week, the first music the singer has released since suffering an almost fatal stroke six years ago....
11:51, 06/04/2019

Soccer Star Neymar Denies Rape Accusation and Releases Messages From Accuser A woman, who said she met the soccer star on Instagram, is accusing Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel room last month. He took to Instagram to accuse the woman of extortion....
15:51, 06/02/2019

CBOE Releases Study On Russell 2000 Options-Based Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – February 11, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced the release of a new study that examines six benchmark indexes that invest in Russell 2000® Index (RUT) options and compares their performances...
07:34, 05/02/2019

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

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure”, the United Nations mission chief in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday. ...
01:51, 06/20/2019

Neymar Denies Rape Accusation, Releases Texts And Nude Photos Sent Between Him And Alleged Victim Hours after allegations that Neymar raped a Brazilian woman in Paris came to light, the soccer superstar posted a video on social media in which he denied the accusations and claimed that the woman had tried to extort him....
22:34, 06/02/2019

Pete Buttigieg releases 10 years of tax returns, showing he is among lowest earners of 2020 Democrats Pete Buttigieg released 10 years of tax returns on Tuesday that show the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is among the lowest earning Democrats in the 2020 field....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Releases Plan to Eliminate Lead Poisoning in America Many presidential candidates have released climate change plans, but what about plans to address environmental health hazards like lead? Democratic candidate Julián Castro released a formal lead elimination plan Monday—making him the first White Hous...
01:34, 06/12/2019