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Spain Blocks Jailed Catalan Leader From Joining European Parliament

The Supreme Court said that Oriol Junqueras would not be allowed to travel to Brussels until there was a verdict in his trial over Catalonia’s failed succession bid....

Spain Blocks Jailed Catalan Leader From Joining European Parliament

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Spain stops jailed Catalan from joining European Parliament Spain's Supreme Court has denied a request by a Catalan separatist leader to leave jail so he can become a European Parliament member after being elected last month....
13:17, 06/14/2019

Spanish court blocks jailed Catalan leader from joining EU parliament Petition for Oriol Junqueras to leave jail to start process of becoming an MEP rejectedCatalonia’s jailed former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, will not be allowed to take up his seat in the European parliament until there is a verdict in the trial...
19:51, 06/14/2019

Spain court blocks jailed Catalan separatist from collecting MEP credentials Spain's Supreme Court on Friday blocked Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras from leaving jail to collect his credentials for the European Parliament, to which he was elected on May 26....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Spain bars exiled ex-Catalan leader from European election Spain's electoral commission barred former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont from running in the European Parliament elections in May, he said on Monday, a day after a general election where the region's separatism has been a pivotal issue....
19:17, 04/29/2019

Spain told by U.N. body to free jailed Catalan separatists Spain must release three jailed Catalan separatist leaders denied bail while facing trial for their role in the region's failed bid for independence in 2017, a United Nations expert group will say in a report on Wednesday....
18:34, 05/29/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Four Catalan lawmakers must now choose between leaving their seats in parliament empty or resigning. In a fractious assembly, the ruling could work in the favor of acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez....
16:00, 05/24/2019

Catalan fugitives must get European credentials in Spain Spanish authorities say two fugitive Catalan separatists elected to the European Parliament must risk arrest by returning to Spain to pick up their official credentials if they want to be European lawmakers....
04:00, 06/14/2019

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....
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76 MEPs back Catalan separatists blocked from collecting European Parliament credentials: letter The Spanish government has violated the rights of three Catalan leaders elected to the European Parliament by blocking them from collecting their credentials, 76 MEPs said in a letter sent to the governing body of the European legislature on Monday....
03:00, 06/18/2019

Spanish court rules Catalan ex-leader can stand in European vote A Madrid court ruled on Monday that former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium in 2017 to escape arrest for his role in an independence referendum, could run in the European Parliament election on May 26....
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00:17, 06/06/2019

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage challenges Corbyn to a debate ahead of European Parliament elections The leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage has challenged Jeremy Corbyn to a debate ahead of the European Parliament elections, warning a deal between Labour and the Conservatives would be "the final betrayal"....
14:17, 05/05/2019

Spain: Catalan separatists rally in Barcelona It's known as the "Diada." Since 2012, huge rallies for independence have taken place on September 11 in Catalonia. The size and tone of the latest edition will be a gauge for the strength of the separatist movement....
11:34, 09/12/2019

Jailed Catalan separatist MPs pick up credentials amid tight security Five jailed Catalan separatists elected to parliament last month picked up their credentials as lawmakers on Monday amid high security after being granted temporary release from custody....
15:51, 05/20/2019

Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Ends in Spain The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday closed the trial of 12 leaders of the Catalan independence movement accused of staging a rebellion during their botched 2017 secession attempt....
01:00, 06/13/2019

AP Explains: Catalan trial that gripped Spain draws to close A dozen politicians and activists on trial for their failed bid in 2017 to carve out an independent Catalan republic in northeastern Spain will deliver their final statements Wednesday as four months of hearings draw to an end....
10:17, 06/12/2019

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of public funds, and called for dialogue....
03:51, 06/13/2019

AP Interview: Catalan separatist vows EU parliament fight The most prominent jailed leader of Catalonia’s separatist movement is vowing to take his fight to the European Parliament after being suspended as a lawmaker in Spain...
21:00, 05/24/2019

European court rejects Catalan separatists' suit The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a suit brought by Catalan separatist lawmakers claiming that Spain's top court violated their rights when it ruled to suspend a regional parliamentary session to declare independence in 2017....
20:00, 05/28/2019

European court rejects Catalan separatists’ suit The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a suit brought by Catalan separatist lawmakers claiming that Spain’s top court had violated their rights when it ruled to suspend a regional parliamentary session to declare independence in 2017....
21:34, 05/28/2019

Thai court blocks anti-junta politician from joining House A Thai court has blocked the leader of a new anti-junta political party from taking his seat in Parliament while it determines whether he violated election rules....
14:51, 05/23/2019

Germany mulls joining European Persian Gulf naval mission Pressure is growing on the German government to lend its military weight to a potential European naval mission in the Persian Gulf. The UK government floated the idea of a joint European operation last Monday....
05:51, 07/28/2019

Supporters of jailed UK far-right activist march on parliament Dozens of angry supporters of British far-right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon scuffled with police and marched on parliament after he was jailed on Thursday for contempt of court....
15:00, 07/11/2019

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers MADRID (AP) — The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and othe...
14:17, 05/24/2019

British PM Begins Election Campaign As Parliament Blocks No-Deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Thursday kicking off what is in effect an election campaign, casting an alliance of opposition parties trying to block a 'no-deal' Brexit as defeatists......
15:34, 09/05/2019

Jailed deputies allowed to attend Spanish Parliament session MADRID (AP) — A fragmented Spanish Parliament has convened for the first time, including five Catalan politicians released from prison for the occasion and escorted there by police. Four separatists, on trial for Catalonia’s 2017 secession atte...
10:51, 05/21/2019

British PM Johnson kicks off election campaign as parliament blocks no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Thursday kicking off what is in effect an election campaign, casting an alliance of opposition parties trying to block a 'no-deal' Brexit as defeatists surrendering to the European Union....
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Socialists win Spain election; far-right party to make debut in parliament Spain's ruling socialist party won the most seats in the country's parliament Sunday but must seek support from smaller parties in order to stay in power....
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22:51, 07/03/2019

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18:17, 07/02/2019

Spain bans Catalonia's ex-leader Puigdemont from EU vote Catalonia separatist Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a 2017 secession attempt, has been banned from standing in the EU elections. He and two colleagues had wanted to advance the case for Catalan independence....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Spain's Sanchez says Podemos deal possible if its leader not in cabinet Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he would not accept the leader of far-left Podemos in his cabinet, drawing an angry reaction from the party viewed as his Socialists' most natural ally as he struggles to form a government....
21:34, 07/18/2019

Spain's Sanchez says Podemos deal possible if leader not in cabinet Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez insisted on Thursday that he would not accept far-left Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias as a member of his cabinet, saying that was the main obstacle to clinching a deal to form a government....
15:34, 07/18/2019

Spain's Conservative PP party leader says will lead opposition The leader of Spain's conservative People's Party (PP) said his party would be the main opposition force in parliament to Pedro Sanchez's Socialists....
03:00, 04/29/2019

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00:17, 07/05/2019

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23:00, 05/23/2019

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Parliament confirms Thai coup leader Prayuth as prime minister Thailand's new parliament confirmed military junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha as civilian prime minister on Wednesday, five years after he seized power from an elected government while he was army chief....
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Leader of Germany's battered leftists faces calls to quit parliament post The leader of Germany's Social Democrats, Andrea Nahles, will face calls to resign as its parliamentary chief at a crisis meeting on Wednesday after the party's double election defeat, three lawmakers said....
12:00, 05/28/2019

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04:17, 05/14/2019

Austria far-right leader ramps up anti-immigration rhetoric before European elections The head of Austrian junior coalition partner and far-right Freedom (FPO) party pledged on Sunday to fight "creeping Islamisation", doubling down on his anti-immigration stance ahead of European elections on May 23....
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Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny 'in hospital with severe allergic reaction' after Moscow protest Russia's most prominent opposition figure Alexei Navalny has been admitted to hospital after suffering a serious allergic reaction while in jail, his spokeswoman has said....
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Sajid Javid joins race to become next Tory leader after party dealt hammer blow in European elections Home Secretary Sajid Javid has officially launched his bid to be the next Tory leader by pledging to deliver Brexit after the party suffered its worst ever election defeat....
18:17, 05/27/2019

Official results say Thailand’s Parliament votes for 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to stay on as prime minister BANGKOK (AP) — Official results say Thailand’s Parliament votes for 2014 coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha to stay on as prime minister....
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00:34, 06/19/2019

Future uncertain for Catalan separatists elected in Europe Three jailed or fugitive Catalan politicians hope to use their freshly won seats in the European Parliament as loudspeakers for their separatist cause in northeastern Spain — although actually being sworn in as lawmakers will be the first obstacle th...
17:17, 05/27/2019

Catalan chief to face trial for displaying secession symbols A judge in Spain says Friday that the regional president of Catalonia will face trial for allegedly disobeying the country’s electoral board by not removing pro-secession symbols from public buildings during an election campaign...
15:17, 07/12/2019

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00:34, 09/12/2019

Catalan leaders did not engage in rebellion, Spanish court told Defence rejects claim actions amounted to coup as landmark proceedings draw to closeLawyers for the Catalan separatist leaders on trial over their alleged role in the region’s failed independence bid have flatly denied their clients engaged in violen...
17:17, 06/12/2019

Catalan government approval moves Spanish GP closer to 2020 F1 deal The Spanish Grand Prix is set to remain on the 2020 Formula 1 calendar after the Catalan government approved a plan for a one-year extension of the Barcelona circuit's contract...
07:17, 08/02/2019

Vinales: No Lorenzo Catalan GP crash sanction sets MotoGP precedent Yamaha MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales says Jorge Lorenzo avoiding punishment for his multi-rider crash in the Catalan Grand Prix will "open the window" for identical incidents to happen....
20:17, 06/27/2019

Atletico say Barcelona owe extra €80m for Antoine Griezmann and threaten legal action against the Catalan club Atletico Madrid say Barcelona owe an extra €80million for Antoine Griezmann and vowed to take legal action after the French forward moved to the Catalan club for €120m on Friday....
18:34, 07/12/2019

MBB might be joining the MCU BB, OMG Weird days for Marvel’s beloved, highly lucrative Cinematic Universe of late, as the franchise spent the last year killing, space-exiling, or time-boyfriend-ing off many of its most recognizable (and marketable) heroes. As a replacement for The Aveng...
12:34, 07/11/2019

"Forced Picture," Says Akali Leader, Seen With Pro-Khalistan Leader Shiromani Akali Dal leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa said on Tuesday his photo with pro-Khalistan leader Gopal Singh Chawla, which has stirred a controversy, was clicked forcefully when he was at the......
06:51, 07/31/2019

Tunisian leader Essebsi, 1st democratic leader, dies at 92 Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, the North African country’s first democratically elected leader and a symbol of the generation of Tunisians who shook off French rule in the 1950s, has died at 92...
20:00, 07/25/2019

What does 'prorogue Parliament' mean? When was Parliament last suspended in UK? The Queen has consented to Boris Johnson's request to suspend Parliament from the middle of September, in a move which could hamper efforts to block a no deal Brexit....
04:17, 08/29/2019

Why I won’t be joining the queue at the top of Everest A startling picture of overcrowding near the summit shows the peril of turning the mountain into a form of adventure tourismMountaineering is a physical pursuit demanding an affinity for suffering. Where it is cerebral is in its requirement of good j...
11:51, 05/26/2019

Following Greta: joining the Swedes on their no-fly holidays For a father and his two young children, taking the train – rather than the plane – from Malmö to London, meant more quality time, and funAt Hamburg central station it felt like the whole of Sweden was taking the train to somewhere else in Europe. Yo...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Co-founder of Alienware rumored to be joining AMD The co-founder of Alienware has left the the gaming PC company, and rumors suggest he’s taking charge of gaming at one of the biggest chip makers, AMD.After nearly 22 years with Alienware, Frank Azor said his goodbyes in an AlienwareArena post...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Uzo Aduba is joining the new season of Fargo Although it sometimes lacks the “David Schwimmer is Robert Kardashian” punch of one of Ryan Murphy’s various productions, Noah Hawley’s Fargo remains one of the more exquisitely cast anthology shows on TV. Even beyond the obvious big gets—your Billy ...
05:34, 09/12/2019

Dallas man charged with joining IS in Syria A federal judge indicted a Texas man Thursday for traveling to Syria to aid the terrorist organization Islamic State, the Department of Justice said....
19:51, 08/02/2019

The Hazards of Joining WeWork's Community Increasing losses, murky financial metrics and touchy-feely sales pitches are hallmarks of the recent IPO boom. WeWork brings them together in one offering....
20:51, 08/15/2019

Sanchez has no regrets about joining United "Inter Milan forward Alexis Sanchez has no regrets about joining Manchester United despite a disappointing spell at the Premier League club where he was puzzled by his lack of playing time."...
15:00, 09/03/2019

Two Halo characters are joining ‘Gears 5’ Thirteen years into their shared history, you would think Halo and Gears of War would have already crossed over before today. After all, following Microsoft's purchase of the Gears franchise in 2014, the two properties are the company's big...
05:51, 08/20/2019

D. Green says he's joining Lakers on 2-year deal Free-agent guard Danny Green announced late Friday night that he is signing a two-year deal with the Lakers. The deal is worth $30 million, a source told ESPN....
09:17, 07/06/2019

Joining US In "Maritime Security Mission" In Gulf: UK Britain on Monday said it would join the United States in an "international maritime security mission" to protect merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tension with Iran....
22:51, 08/05/2019

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is joining Fox News Ex-White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders will join Fox News as a contributor focusing on political commentary and analysis for assorted shows on the cable network. Sanders, who left the White House in July, will contribute to Fox News Channe...
21:34, 08/22/2019

"Don't Know ABC Of Politics But...": Dharmendra On Sunny Deol Joining BJP A week after actor Sunny Deol joined the BJP, his father and veteran actor Dharmendra - a former BJP leader himself - said that while his family was not very well versed in politics, patriotism ran in......
03:00, 04/30/2019

Joe Girardi nearly became Dodgers manager before joining Yankees Joe Girardi’s managing career was moments away from taking a drastic turn. Former Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti joined Jon Heyman and Rob Bradford on the “Big Time Baseball” podcast on Monday and revealed that Girardi, who managed the Yankees ...
00:17, 07/11/2019

Yessssssssssssssssss, Dwight Howard Is Joining The Lakers Because it has been true for longer than I have been alive that the NBA is more fun when the Lakers are interesting, the news that Dwight Howard will be joining LeBron James and Anthony Davis on a Lakers team that is very serious about contending for...
00:17, 08/24/2019

Horner jokes about Hamilton joining Red Bull "Red Bull boss Christian Horner responded on Friday to speculation that Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton could become Formula One team mates by saying he had yet to hear from Mercedes\u0027 five times world champion."...
05:17, 08/03/2019

Here's Why Brad Pitt Isn't Joining Instagram Anytime Soon If there's one thing missing on Instagram, it may just be Mr. Brad Pitt. Scroll through the social media site and you'll quickly discover that his Once Upon a Time in Hollywood......
02:17, 07/24/2019

GOG Galaxy 2.0 beats all the other PC platforms by joining them (literally) GOG, that other gaming platform, created a new launcher specifically to help everyone get all their games in one place. I finally tried it, and it’s a surprisingly gratifying experience. The Store Wars of 2019 continue to bubble beneath the crust of ...
09:17, 08/24/2019

The Young Ones' Adrian Edmondson joining EastEnders Comic actor Adrian Edmondson, best-known for his roles in TV shows such as The Young Ones and Bottom, is joining the cast of EastEnders in the summer....
00:34, 05/10/2019

13 children of fallen 9-11 firefighters joining FDNY The children of FDNY firefighters who perished on 9/11 are blossoming into a new generation of Bravest. On the eve of the 18th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, the current FDNY Academy class, set to graduate in two weeks, include...
05:17, 09/08/2019

"I Want To Earn It": Robert Vadra On Joining Politics Robert Vadra, the husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, says he has "learnt a lot in the past 20 years", as part of the Nehru-Gandhi family, but when it comes to joining politics, he wants......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Mkhitaryan unbothered by massive pay cut after joining Roma Deadline-day signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan says he didn't even think twice about a massive salary reduction before joining Roma in a loan deal from Arsenal       ...
17:17, 09/10/2019

Anthony Kay is joining scary ex-Mets prospect trend Anthony Kay is on his way to becoming a member of the ever-growing club that includes former Mets prospects who might one day come back to haunt the organization. The MLB trade deadline was just three days away when the left-handed pitcher learned on...
05:51, 08/26/2019

Nadal, Federer joining Djokovic on ATP leadership board Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are joining Novak Djokovic on the ATP Player Council to reshape board roiled by conflict        ...
00:17, 08/09/2019

Ben Roethlisberger has one word for Antonio Brown joining Patriots There wasn’t much the Steelers could say Sunday night after getting steamrolled by the Patriots, 33-3. After the game, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was asked about former teammate Antonio Brown’s chaotic weekend, which included the pola...
16:34, 09/09/2019

What Charli XCX Really Thought About Joining Taylor Swift's Tour This will not sit well with Swifties. Charli XCX is reflecting on her time on Taylor Swift's Reputation Stadium Tour. Back in 2018, the Grammy winner invited Charli and Camila Cabello......
01:17, 08/07/2019

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
19:00, 06/19/2019

The cult of cute that Londoners can't resist joining From Snapchat bunny ears to the forthcoming Hello Kitty movie, London is in the grip of a cuteness epidemic. But does it have a dark side, asks Kate Wills?...
10:51, 08/08/2019

As Venezuela’s crisis deepens, the most vulnerable are joining the exodus After years of largely middle-class migration, aid officials see an uptick in the poor, the elderly and the disabled leaving the South American nation....
21:17, 08/07/2019

Mexican police protest against joining new national guard Officers of the Mexican federal police protested on Wednesday against the newly created National Guard, saying their superiors had threatened firings if they did not join the security force, in which they face pay cuts and loss of seniority benefits....
06:17, 07/04/2019

UK foreign minister Hunt says cannot envisage joining U.S.-led war with Iran Britain does not expect the United States to request that the United Kingdom joins a war with Iran and London would be unlikely to agree to join such a conflict, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday....
16:17, 06/25/2019

My Europe: Balkan countries joining the EU — unwanted or unwilling? How serious are the Western Balkans in their stated wish to join the European Union? The issue of EU integration is frequently used by local elites to consolidate their own power, writes Ivaylo Ditchev....
18:17, 07/08/2019

Reports: Harvey joining A's on minor league deal Matt Harvey, who was 3-5 with a 7.09 ERA in 12 starts for the Angels before he was designated for assignment last month, has agreed to a minor league deal with the Oakland Athletics, according to multiple reports....
08:51, 08/15/2019

Difficult to imagine new F1 manufacturers joining - McLaren's Seidl McLaren Formula 1 team principal Andreas Seidl says it is "pretty difficult to imagine" any new entry investing the money currently required to be successful in the championship...
12:55, 07/06/2019

Hundreds of Uber Drivers in Toronto Are Joining a Union In a growing number of cities where rideshare platforms operate, drivers are fed up with the low pay, long hours, and lack of basic worker protections that shlepping strangers around entails. In the U.S., this has led to large, coordinated protests a...
10:34, 06/27/2019

'Barcelona is history,' says Coutinho after joining Bayern on loan "Philippe Coutinho has joined Bayern Munich on loan from Barcelona, just 19 months after moving to Camp Nou from Liverpool for a fee of up to £142 million."...
20:17, 08/19/2019

Daniels has high praise for Patricia after joining Lions Newly signed defensive lineman Mike Daniels says coach Matt Patricia was a big reason he decided to join the Detroit Lions       ...
22:17, 07/28/2019

Joining the dots: the tiny Rye cottage with spot-on paintwork Hand-painted fabrics and bold furnishings give this colourful home a cheerful appeal‘In the darkness, you move towards the light,” says Catherine Reynolds. We’re eating pastries in her front room and talking about how she came to paint imperfect stri...
05:17, 09/08/2019

Trinamool Wants PM Nomination Scrapped For "Lawmakers Joining BJP" Claim Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim that 40 lawmakers of Trinamool Congress are in touch with him and will join the BJP, is horse-trading and his nomination should be cancelled for such "provocative......
14:17, 04/30/2019

The snag that may prevent Dallas Keuchel from joining Yankees TORONTO — Dallas Keuchel has teams willing to go more than one year. The Yankees would like to add the free agent left-handed starter, but just for the remainder of what has a very good chance of being a special season. So, where does Keuchel land? T...
14:17, 06/06/2019

US stocks fall again, joining worldwide sell-off, on tariffs The worldwide sell-off in financial markets came back around to the United States Friday, and stock indexes fell from the get-go as traders continue to take cover following President Trump’s latest escalation in his trade war with China...
19:51, 08/02/2019

Mike Tirico enjoying his busiest time since joining NBC Mike Tirico is NBC’s host for the Stanley Cup and Indy 500 in the coming days. He’s also covered the Triple Crown and various other events this month and is also preparing for the French Open. He spoke with The Post’s Justin Terranova about an intens...
08:17, 05/24/2019

Walgreens changes firearm policy, joining Kroger and Walmart Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Thursday it would start asking customers to no longer carry firearms in its stores, joining Walmart Inc and Kroger Co in tweaking its gun policy following several deadly shootings in the United States....
20:01, 09/05/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ says joining sex cult derailed her life: ‘It was a lie’ Brooklyn jurors heard from yet another alleged Nxivm sex slave on Thursday who said her academic dreams and enrollment into an elite Swiss boarding school were derailed when she joined the group in 2002. The now 33-year-old Mexican woman, only identi...
20:34, 05/23/2019

AfD candidate admits to joining neo-Nazi rally in Greece Leaked documents showed that Andreas Kalbitz was one of "14 neo-Nazis" who took part in the march. But the man attempting to become the populist Alternative for Germany's first state premier has denied extremist links....
07:17, 08/31/2019

NHS reports protester to Prevent for joining Extinction Rebellion Lyn Jenkins was visited by police after being reported to counter-terrorism programmeA retired doctor who took part in non-violent environmental protests was visited by police at his home after his local NHS trust reported him to the government’s cou...
20:17, 09/01/2019

Neeraj Shekhar, Ex Samajwadi, Meets PM Modi Before Joining BJP Rajya Sabha member Neeraj Shekhar, who quit the Samajwadi Party and parliament on Monday, met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning in a prelude to his entry into the ruling BJP....
09:51, 07/16/2019

Loki is joining 'Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3' for Switch The latest entry in the Marvel Ultimate Alliance franchise is dropping for the Nintendo Switch today, July 19th, and it comes with a nice surprise for fans of the god of mischief. Loki is joining MUA 3: The Black Order as a playable character from da...
08:17, 07/19/2019

La La Anthony joining the cast of 'BH90210' reboot: report "Power" co-star La La Anthony has been tapped for a recurring role on Fox’s six-episode summer drama series "BH90210," playing the wife of original "Beverly Hills, 90210" co-star Brian Austin Green....
07:34, 05/31/2019

BET is joining the crowd and launching its own streaming service in 2019 As if the streaming video landscape wasn’t already crowded enough, yet another new service is being planned for launch later this year. Variety is reporting that the Viacom-owned cable channel BET is preparing to unveil BET+ to target primarily...
07:34, 06/11/2019

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death after they were found guilty of joining Islamic State, a court official said.Captured in Syria by a US-b...
16:51, 05/26/2019

Quake director Tim Willits explains why he’s joining Saber Interactive Former id Software game director Tim Willits is the new chief creative officer at Saber Interactive. He will oversee games like World War Z and more.Read More...
23:51, 08/13/2019

Children of fallen 9/11 heroes preserve their legacy by joining NYCFD NEW YORK (NBC NEWS) – The next generation of the New York City Fire Department is a legacy to those lost on Sept. 11, 2001. The current firefighter training class includes 13 members who are the children of fallen firefighters. That’s the...
16:51, 09/13/2019

Saudi teenager could face execution for joining protests as child Murtaja Qureiris, 18, is on trial for charges including ‘sowing sedition’, says AmnestyA young Saudi man, arrested when he was 13, could face execution for taking part in Shia-led protests as a child, Amnesty International has said.Murtaja Qureiris, ...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Germany needs clarity before joining Hormuz naval mission: Minister Germany will take a decision on whether to participate in a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz once it has more clarity about the design of such a mission, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said....
16:34, 07/26/2019

Hey, Jeff Bezos: I'm an Amazon worker and this is why I'm joining the climate strike On 20 September, more than 1,000 Amazon staffers will walk out of their offices to demand action. Rebecca Sheppard is one of the strike’s organizersSince late last year, a group of workers within Amazon have been organizing to push the company to rad...
12:34, 09/10/2019

Mario Balotelli close to joining Brescia after turning down Flamengo Striker set to agree three-year deal with Serie A sideHe scored eight goals for Marseille in 12 league gamesMario Balotelli is set to join Brescia on a three-year deal after turning down an offer from Flamengo in Brazil. Related: Transfer window 201...
18:51, 08/14/2019

Georgia governor signs heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday signed legislation outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the country....
17:34, 05/07/2019

Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku close to joining Inter after £70m bid Inter make new offer of £70m including add-onsPlayer’s representative met with United on WednesdayInter are confident of signing Romelu Lukaku from Manchester United after making a new, improved, offer of £70m including add-ons for the striker. The p...
19:51, 08/07/2019

German woman sentenced to 5 years for joining Islamic State BERLIN — A German woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for membership in the Islamic State group. The regional court in the southwestern German city of Stuttgart had earlier Friday convicted the 32-year-old defendant of joining a foreign ...
13:00, 07/05/2019

Georgia governor to sign heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday is expected to sign a bill outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the country....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Michelle Wie joining Golf Channel as an analyst during Solheim Cup coverage Michelle Wie, who is taking time off from golf in an effort to get healthy, is joining the Golf Channel as an analyst during the Solheim Cup.       ...
01:34, 09/12/2019

Tinder Bypasses Google Play Joining Revolt Against App Store Fee Tinder joined a growing backlash against app store taxes by bypassing Google Play in a move that could shake up the billion-dollar industry dominated by Google and Apple....
13:51, 07/20/2019

Kyrgyzstan-born German sentenced for joining militants in Ukraine A German national has gotten a mild sentence after admitting to taking part in the east Ukraine conflict. He stayed with the pro-Russian rebels for two years, but exactly what he did in the conflict zone remains unclear....
22:34, 07/10/2019

Georgia Governor Signs "Heartbeat" Abortion Ban, Joining A US Movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday signed legislation outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across the......
22:00, 05/07/2019

Jets aren’t worried about what Davis Webb joining Bills could mean Davis Webb may spend the week doing his best Sam Darnold impression. The former Giants and Jets quarterback signed with the Bills’ practice squad. Buffalo just so happens to be the Jets’ Week 1 opponent Sunday. “It’s kind of what this league is, man....
05:18, 09/03/2019

Former top FBI official Andrew McCabe, who sparred with Trump, is joining CNN as a contributor Andrew McCabe filed a lawsuit alleging that his removal was part of a scheme by President Donald Trump to remove government employees "because they were not politically loyal to him."...
21:17, 08/23/2019

Sunny Deol Joining BJP Inspires Hilarious Twitter Memes From the angry lover in 'Gadar' to a Major in the Indian Army in 'Border', actor Sunny Deol has essayed many roles over the course of his career. Now, stills from all of them have been utilised by......
18:51, 04/28/2019

Winnie Byanyima ‘honoured to be joining UNAIDS’ as next Executive Director The UN programme dedicated to the elimination of AIDS as a public health threat by 2030, has warmly welcomed the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as its new Executive Director....
04:51, 08/15/2019

Winkevoss twins consider joining Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ despite beef with Zuckerberg The Winklevoss brothers, co-founders of cryptocurrency exchange Gemini and renown for their well-documented legal battle with Facebook, are seemingly willing to ‘get into bed’ with the tech giant in an attempt to spread the adoption of digital curren...
23:34, 07/10/2019

Caster Semenya starts 'new journey' after joining football team South African eyeing debut with JVW next seasonSemenya appealing Cas decision over testosterone limitsThe two-time Olympic 800m gold medallist Caster Semenya appears to be preparing for a career outside of athletics after joining a women’s football c...
14:51, 09/06/2019

German Woman Sentenced to Five Years for Joining the Islamic State (BERLIN) — A German woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for membership in the Islamic State group. The regional court in the southwestern German city of Stuttgart had earlier Friday convicted the 32-year-old defendant of joining a ...
15:34, 07/05/2019

Will Take Call On Joining Opposition Front Post Election Results: CPI-M With the exit polls predicting a debacle for the Left Front in the Lok Sabha election, the leaders of various Left parties are set to play a waiting game as regards joining the UPA or being part of a......
21:00, 05/20/2019

UPS adding Sunday delivery next year, joining rival FedEx United Parcel Service Inc next year will join rival FedEx Corp in adding Sunday delivery services, efforts viewed as bids to fend off customer-turned-competitor Amazon.com Inc....
04:17, 07/24/2019

Kristen Bell Sounds Off on Possibly Joining the Gossip Girl Reboot Is Kristen Bell headed back to the Upper East Side? That's a secret she's (sort of) ready to spill. Fresh off the hotly-anticipated announcement that HBO Max is officially......
07:51, 07/20/2019

Hong Kong Airline Suspends 2 Pilots For Joining Airport Protest Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
22:51, 08/14/2019

Former USC star Reggie Bush joining Matt Leinart on Trojans broadcast Former USC football stars Reggie Bush and Matt Leinart will team up for a Fox Sports broadcast for the Trojans' game against Utah Friday in Los Angeles....
05:52, 09/18/2019

Shane Gillis no longer joining SNL cast after outcry over racist language The comedian, who was announced Thursday as a featured player for Season 45, was criticized for using slurs against Asians and the LGBT community in recent podcast episodes....
00:51, 09/17/2019

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Are Joining Forces 2 Decades After Good Will Hunting This dynamic duo is back! Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are hitting the big screen together again. Deadline reports the two are bringing their star power and writing chops for Ridley......
08:51, 07/23/2019

Cyclone Fani: Senior Health Official Suspended For Not Joining Work The Odisha government has suspended Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) of Rayagada, Siva Prasad Padhi, for not joining duty despite a government's order cancelling holidays of all employees in the......
04:51, 05/03/2019

Game of Thrones' Kit Harington Is One Step Closer to Joining the Marvel Universe Prepare to see Jon Snow in a whole new way! More than three months after pop culture fans said goodbye to Game of Thrones, one cast member may be this close to securing a brand-new......
08:17, 08/24/2019

Russia and OPEC Draw Closer on Oil, Joining Other Producers to Manage Market Russia reached a “charter of cooperation” with Saudi Arabia and other oil-producing countries to keep prices stable. Few details of the agreement were made public....
03:17, 07/03/2019

5 Risky Teenage Behaviors That Would Honestly Be A Way Better Use Of Your Kid’s Time Than Joining Color Guard No parent wants their teenager to engage in risky behaviors, but those potentially harmful activities are actually a much better use of your teen’s time than doing something as incredibly uncool as color guard....
01:18, 09/10/2019

Loretta Lynch, Former Attorney General, Is Joining a Top Law Firm Back in New York Paul Weiss has hired Ms. Lynch as a litigation partner, at a time when big law firms are under fire for not doing more to promote women and minorities....
19:51, 05/28/2019

Herbert plays down injury fears ahead of joining forces with Murray "Forget the fact that Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert had lost in the opening round of Wimbledon on Monday. There was only one question on everyone\u0027s lips - is the Frenchman fit enough to partner Andy Murray in the doubles?"...
18:34, 07/01/2019

Yahoo Japan ending ivory sales, joining other online retailers Yahoo Japan Corp said on Wednesday it will end the sale of ivory on the country's biggest online auction site, finally joining competitors in a ban....
11:51, 08/28/2019

EU at odds over Albania, Macedonia joining; Cyprus threatens veto over Turkey European Union states were at loggerheads on Monday over starting talks with Albania and North Macedonia to enter the bloc, while Cyprus threatened to veto any agreement on future enlargement unless the EU toughens its line on Turkish drilling....
23:51, 06/17/2019

Luka Jovic 'happiest man in the world' to be joining Real Madrid – video The striker Luka Jovic was officially unveiled by Real Madrid on Wednesday in a ceremony at the Bernabéu following his move to Spain from Eintracht Frankfurt. The 21-year-old Serb said he is the 'happiest man in the world'. Continue reading......
21:51, 06/12/2019

Toyota to expand plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state, joining Volkswagen, GM Toyota Motor Corp on Thursday announced a 1 billion reais ($243.29 million) expansion at a plant in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, joining Volkswagen and General Motors in new investments in the region....
12:34, 09/19/2019

Ex-Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Dismisses Reports Of Joining BJP Former Meghalaya Chief Minister and senior Congress leader, Dr. Mukul Sangma on Saturday dismissed media report of his joining the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party....
02:00, 08/11/2019

Utah father dies on Mount Everest after joining ‘Seven Summits Club’ A “Seven Summits Club” mountain climber, who just completed his goal of scaling the tallest mountain on each continent, died while descending the summit of Mount Everest, base camp officials and his relatives said. Donald Lynn Cash, 55, of Sandy, Uta...
20:34, 05/23/2019

Tons of iPhone users are joining the dark side by switching to Samsung It seems Apple fans are finally shaking off the iPhone mania: compared to last year, fewer people are trading in their old iPhones for the latest models. iPhone retention this year is down 15.2 percent in contrast to March 2018, according to data CNE...
15:51, 07/18/2019

German government divided over joining Strait of Hormuz naval mission Germany's coalition government is split over whether to contribute to the UK's proposed mission to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz. The Social Democrats say military options would only escalate the conflict....
00:17, 07/30/2019

Alpesh Thakor Meets BJP's Nitin Patel, Triggers Talk Of Joining Party Former Congressman and Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakor on Monday met Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, triggering speculation that he may join the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party....
00:17, 05/28/2019

Harvard professor loses house dean role after joining Weinstein defense A Harvard law professor who joined the legal team defending Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein against sexual assault charges will not be allowed to continue as dean of a residential house on campus, a university official said on Saturday....
05:17, 05/12/2019

Ben Roethlisberger's annoyed one-word answer on Antonio Brown joining Patriots When Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger was asked after Sunday night’s loss about Antonio Brown signing with the Patriots, he needed just one word.       ...
16:00, 09/09/2019

NASA is joining forces with Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos to help space exploration NASA may have ambitions of returning to the Moon on its own, but it's asking for help from Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk to make breakthroughs for future space missions, including going to Mars....
20:51, 07/31/2019

Chelsea’s Ethan Ampadu close to joining RB Leipzig on season-long loan • Ampadu has won eight caps for Wales• Frank Lampard tried to sign him when Derby managerThe Wales international Ethan Ampadu is close to continuing his development at RB Leipzig next season with Chelsea negotiating his departure on a season-long loa...
00:34, 07/20/2019

Maine legalizes medically assisted suicide, joining seven other states and District of Columbia Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with medication.        ...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Joshua Jackson continues his domestic drama beat by joining cast of Little Fires Everywhere Except for a sci-fi detour with Fringe, Joshua Jackson’s TV series thus far have been based in domestic drama. (See: the troubled, angsty teens of Dawson’s Creek as well as the troubled, unfaithful adults of The Affair.) Continuing along that vein, H...
23:17, 05/20/2019

Game of Thrones Star Kit Harington Reportedly Joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe The Marvel Cinematic Universe may be losing Spider-Man, but they are gaining the (former) King of the North. Fresh off the final season of Game of Thrones, Jon Snow actor Kit Harington is reportedly set to star in an upcoming Marvel movie, according ...
02:17, 08/24/2019

NYC's Bill De Blasio announces 2020 White House run, joining crowded field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on YouTube Thursday morning that he will seek the Democrat nomination for president in 2020, saying President Trump "must be stopped."...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Sachin Ahir Joining Sena Won't Affect NCP's Poll Prospects: Nawab Malik Those who lack courage and strength to fight the Assembly election on their own are deserting the party, the Nationalist Congress Party said today after its Mumbai unit chief Sachin Ahir joined the......
11:34, 07/25/2019

Frank Lampard joining Chelsea is inevitable but I have no regrets, says Derby owner Mel Morris Derby County owner Mel Morris says Frank Lampard joining Chelsea is inevitable at some point, but still holds out hope that he will remain at the Championship club for another season....
13:17, 06/26/2019

Terry Bowden joining Clemson football coaching staff as unpaid intern Former Auburn and Akron head coach Terry Bowden will join Clemson as a unpaid intern. Bowden is the brother of former Tigers coach Tommy Bowden.       ...
21:00, 06/10/2019

The Building Blocks of the D-Day Victory The Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy—located a short distance from the beaches where the historic landing happened 75 years ago—commemorates Allied successes while not shying away from the failures....
04:34, 06/06/2019

Scarlett Johansson Talks Black Widow Film and Angelina Jolie and Other Woman Joining MCU The rumors are true: Scarlett Johansson will reprise her role as Black Widow in a standalone film, while a slew of other female celebs will portray prominent characters in the Marvel Cinematic......
01:17, 07/22/2019

Detective Pikachu's Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton talk about joining the Pokémon universe Pokémon: Detective Pikachu marks the first-ever live-action adaptation of the long-running media franchise, with a completely game Ryan Reynolds voicing the title character. Ahead of its release this Friday, we sat down with some of the cast and crew...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Daniel James joining Man Utd marks dramatic shift in transfer strategy under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer The imminent signing of Daniel James marks a shift in Manchester United's transfer strategy - and has Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's fingerprints all over it....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Wendy Williams Sets the Record Straight on Joining The Real Housewives of New York City Is Wendy Williams headed to Bravo?! That's the question reality TV fans have been asking after rumors began to spread about the talk-show host possibly joining The Real Housewives of......
22:51, 07/31/2019

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms.       ...
15:17, 06/18/2019

‘Real Housewives’ star Luann de Lesseps will not be joining Broadway’s ‘Chicago’ after huge announcement After Luann de Lesseps triumphantly announced Thursday night that she’ll be appearing in “Chicago” on Broadway, reps for the reality star tell us she is sadly mistaken....
03:51, 07/27/2019

Kawhi Leonard signing with Los Angeles Clippers; Paul George joining him via monster trade Kawhi Leonard is joining the Los Angeles Clippers, and he won't be coming alone: Paul George will be joining him via a monster trade with the Thunder.       ...
09:37, 07/06/2019

John Kelly slammed by Democrats for joining board of company that detains migrant children Former White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly was slammed by top Democrats after he joined the board of a conglomerate that operates the largest facility for migrant children in the U.S....
04:34, 05/05/2019

Lance Bass Recalls Joining the "Mile High Club" and Coming Out to Britney Spears When it comes to opening up about his firsts, Lance Bass has no strings attached. The 'N Sync star proved this to be true while playing a round of "First Thing First" on......
16:51, 07/23/2019

Crash blocks SB I-19 near San Xavier Road TUCSON – Southbound traffic on Interstate-19 is experiencing some delays after a crash occurred Tuesday afternoon near San Xavier Road. According to officials, the incident is blocking the southbound left lane of the I-19 before San Xavier Road...
02:51, 08/07/2019

DPS: 2-vehicle collision blocks I-10 near downtown TUCSON – A minor injury collision was blocking Interstate 10 at milepost 259.6 early Wednesday morning, Department of Publix Safety said. The crash involved two vehicles and was blocking the number four and five lanes. No further details have been r...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Vedanta To Invest Rs 20,000 Crore In New Oil Blocks Vedanta had won a total of 53 oil and gas blocks under the government's open acreage licensing policy (OALP) and Discovered Small Field (DSF) rounds....
16:00, 07/16/2019

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
13:34, 05/29/2019

Vin Diesel announces John Cena is joining 'Fast and Furious 9' amid rumored feud with The Rock As he celebrated the premiere of “Avengers: Endgame,” Vin Diesel teased fans with the newest addition to the “Fast and Furious” family, professional wrestler John Cena....
19:00, 04/29/2019

Dear Delta Airlines: video games and beer cannot compete with joining a union | Stephen Greenhouse The airline is telling employees that unions take money they could spend on entertainment instead. Will anyone really fall for that anti-union tactic?In its latest offensive to beat back unionization, Delta Airlines displays total contempt for labor ...
12:34, 05/11/2019

Muslim soccer star Mohamed Salah credited with reducing Islamophobia in Liverpool since joining club Liverpool FC star Mohamed Salah had a hand in helping the Reds with the Champions League over the weekend, but a recent study showed the Egyptian phenom is doing more off the pitch....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Guatemala court blocks immigration pact with U.S. A top Central American court has blocked a controversial immigration agreement with the United States that seeks to mandate migrants from other nations like Honduras and El Salvador to first stay in Guatemala....
09:00, 07/16/2019

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. T...
04:00, 05/29/2019

AOC says she blocks people on Twitter to avoid harassment Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday pushed back on a free-speech group who criticized her for blocking people on Twitter, saying she did so to avoid harassment. AOC made the claim Thursday night while speaking to reporters after a town...
18:17, 08/30/2019

Judge blocks new Trump asylum rule A U.S. judge in San Francisco on Wednesday stopped the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that would bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
02:51, 07/25/2019

Federal judge blocks new Arkansas abortion ban A federal judge has blocked a new abortion law from taking effect in Arkansas, which aims to ban the procedure statewide after 18 weeks of pregnancy....
17:17, 07/24/2019

U.S. judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions after detection of a fetal heartbeat, which can often occur at six weeks before a woman realizes she is pregnant....
23:51, 05/24/2019

Facebook blocks Netanyahu chatbot on election day Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at Facebook on Tuesday after the social network blocked a "chatbot" from his right-wing Likud party's account for violating election day rules....
16:34, 09/17/2019

Chinese government blocks Guardian website Censorship comes after bans on Washington Post, NBC, HuffPost and Wikipedia The Guardian’s website has been blocked in China, amid a crackdown by the country’s authorities on international news websites to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Ti...
01:51, 06/08/2019

| US judge blocks restrictive Missouri abortion law A Missouri court has temporarily suspended a restrictive abortion law that was set to come into effect the following day in the conservative central US state....
21:17, 08/28/2019

Federal judge blocks Trump's asylum ban A federal judge in California blocked the Trump administration's new rule that prohibits the vast majority of Central American migrants from asylum in the United States....
08:17, 07/25/2019

UK blocks aerospace takeover by US investor over security The British government is intervening in the takeover of a U.K. aerospace company by a U.S. private equity firm to assess whether it affects national security...
15:00, 09/18/2019

Israel Blocks Visit by Two Critical U.S. Congresswomen Israel barred Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country following pressure from President Trump, who said allowing them entry “would show great weakness.”...
22:51, 08/15/2019

| China blocks all language editions of Wikipedia Beijing has broadened its block of online encyclopedia Wikipedia to include all language editions, an internet censorship research group reported just weeks ahead of China's most politically explosive anniversary....
23:51, 05/15/2019

Third House conservative blocks $19B disaster aid measure For the third time in a week, House conservatives blocked a $19.1 billion disaster aid package, chastising lawmakers for attempting to pass a major spending bill with a quick voice vote and without debate....
23:34, 05/30/2019

Oculus blocks SteamVR streaming on Quest The developer of an Oculus Quest app called Virtual Desktop introduced an experimental feature that allowed users to stream SteamVR games to their Oculus headset. He's now being forced by Oculus to remove the feature. Guy Godin took to Reddit ye...
18:51, 06/12/2019

U.S. judge blocks Ohio 'heartbeat' law to end most abortions A federal judge on Wednesday blocked Ohio from enforcing a new law that critics said would effectively ban most abortions in the state, starting as early as six weeks into pregnancy....
02:00, 07/04/2019

Rooney Mara Exudes Bridal Glamour After Joining Joaquin Phoenix at the 2019 Venice Film Festival Rooney Mara is a vision in white! The 34-year-old actress dazzled at the 2019 Venice Film Festival in a striking white Givenchy dress that she paired with matching satin heels. For her......
03:34, 09/01/2019

Female football player, 17, who dreamed of joining Marines, fatally struck by suspected drunk driver, cops say A 17-year-old Florida student who dreamed of becoming a U.S. Marine and competed as the lone female player on her high school’s football team died Friday night after being struck by a suspected drunk driver, police say....
23:51, 07/01/2019

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who derailed the same...
02:17, 05/31/2019

Swiss court blocks Italy's bid for possible da Vinci portrait Switzerland's highest court has rejected Italy's request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci, ruling no Swiss laws were broken when the work was brought over the border....
15:17, 05/29/2019

Judge blocks new filing deadline for third-party candidates FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge in Kentucky has temporarily blocked a new section of state law that the Libertarian Party says denied its candidates access to the statewide ballot this year. The ruling on Thursday applies to a provision moving ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government’s 2015 decision to award two oil blocks to little-known companies days ...
00:34, 05/30/2019

UK court blocks bid to prosecute PM Johnson over Brexit bus claim A campaigner who wanted to prosecute British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for allegedly lying about the benefits of Brexit before the 2016 European Union referendum, has lost his bid to take the case to Britain's top court, Sky News reported....
14:17, 08/14/2019

Kin of missing Connecticut mom blocks estranged hubby from seeing kids The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut woman tried to visit their five kids at his mother-in-law’s Upper East Side apartment Wednesday night — but was turned away by security guards she hired, a police source told The Post. Fotis Dulos, 51, h...
05:34, 05/31/2019

Avalanche blocks cyclists at Glacier National Park Thirteen bicyclists were stranded for about eight hours by a rock slide and an avalanche Monday on the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park in Montana. (May 28)        ...
05:00, 05/29/2019

Judge temporarily blocks ‘Billionaire’s Row’ homeless shelter An appeals judge has temporarily blocked the city from opening a controversial homeless shelter along Manhattan’s Billionaires Row. Appellate Division Justice David Friedman granted an interim stay of a ruling that tossed a suit opposing Mayor de Bla...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Al-Jazeera says Sudan shuts down bureau, blocks journalists KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says authorities in Sudan have shut down its bureau in Khartoum and banned its reporters from working. Al-Jazeera made the announcement early Friday, describing the decision by Sudan’...
06:51, 05/31/2019

Tanzania to offer 26 big game hunting blocks in new auction Tanzania plans to introduce a new auctioning system for big game hunting blocks next month, in a move aimed at enhancing transparency and curbing corruption in that part of the tourism industry....
19:17, 05/13/2019

Lone GOP rep blocks disaster aid bill in surprise move A lone Republican congressman single-handedly stalled a $19 billion disaster aid bill that lawmakers had expected to pass before the Memorial Day weekend....
19:17, 05/24/2019

Alligator blocks runway at Air Force base in Florida TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Staff at a U.S. Air Force base in Florida had to bring in a front-end loader to remove an alligator that was lounging on a runway. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the large reptile was spotted Tuesday morning on a ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

EU Blocks Merger of Steelmaking Units of Tata, Thyssenkrupp The EU blocked the planned merger of the European steel businesses of India’s Tata Steel and Germany’s Thyssenkrupp, saying the resulting company would have reduced competition in the supply of special steel for the car and packaging industries....
14:00, 06/11/2019

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua amid unrest Indonesian authorities imposed an internet blackout in Indonesian-ruled parts of New Guinea after violent unrest. The move aims to stop the spread of racist messages and misinformation, officials have said....
03:00, 08/23/2019

EU regulator blocks Thyssenkrupp-Tata Steel merger BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s antitrust regulator says it’s blocking a planned merger between German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp and India’s Tata Steel because the move would have cut competition and pushed up prices. The decisio...
14:51, 06/11/2019

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Missouri Abortion Ban (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — A new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy won’t take effect Wednesday after a federal judge temporarily blocked it from being implemented. U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs put a pause on the...
11:51, 08/28/2019

Officials: Fatal Crash Blocks Cumberland Parkway RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials say that a crash on the Cumberland Parkway in Russell County is fatal. The crash happened near mile marker 70. Two eastbound lanes are closed and one westbound lane is closed. The detour route us Highway ...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Federal judge partially blocks Missouri abortion ban A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked an eight-week abortion ban from taking effect in Missouri but will allow another part of the law to move forward that bans abortion on the basis of race, sex, or disability....
00:17, 08/28/2019

Judge blocks Kraft-related spa video from trial In yet another blow to prosecutors, the judge presiding over the case against operators of the Florida day spa at the center of a prostitution sting that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft ruled that surveillance video could also not be...
03:34, 05/21/2019

US judge temporarily blocks Mississippi 6-week abortion ban JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Friday issued an order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. ...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s heartbeat abortion ban U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves made the order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. Reeves is the same judge who struck down a 2018 Mississippi law to ban abortion at 15 weeks....
02:34, 05/25/2019

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a preliminary injunction, Judge Carlton Reeves said the la...
03:51, 05/25/2019

US judge blocks Indiana 2nd-trimester abortion procedure ban A federal judge blocked an Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure on Friday, just days before the law was set to come into force. The order putting the Indiana law on hold was released hours after the U.S. Supreme Court decl...
05:34, 06/29/2019

U.S. federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction....
05:00, 06/29/2019

China blocks access to all language editions of Wikipedia People in China are no longer able to access any Wikipedia pages from within the country — with all language editions reportedly being blocked by the Chinese government. Internet users who go to the site are now greeted with a connection error, accor...
02:17, 05/14/2019

US judge blocks Indiana 2nd trimester abortion procedure ban INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has blocked an Indiana law adopted this spring that aims to ban a second-trimester abortion procedure. Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Friday granted the preliminary injunction soon after the U.S. Supreme Court decline...
23:34, 06/28/2019

Democratic senator blocks Homeland Security nominations Democratic Sen. Jacky Rosen is blocking two of President Donald Trump's Department of Homeland Security nominees, citing "inhumane and substandard" conditions for children at the department's facilities, according to her office....
11:17, 06/28/2019

In new migrant standoff, Italy's Salvini blocks two NGO boats Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he was working to prevent two rescue ships operated by French and Spanish charities from bringing more than 500 migrants to Italy in the latest Mediterranean stand-off....
22:34, 08/13/2019

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregnancy....
11:00, 05/25/2019

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

Boulder the size of a building blocks Colorado highway A road in Colorado is closed indefinitely due to a massive rock slide that produced two boulders large enough to wipe out a significant portion of the pavement....
12:17, 05/26/2019

Federal judge blocks restrictive Missouri abortion law A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Missouri from enforcing a law banning abortion in the state after eight weeks except in cases of medical emergency....
20:17, 08/27/2019

U.S. judge blocks Medicaid work requirements in New Hampshire A federal judge on Monday overturned the Trump administration's approval of a plan by the state of New Hampshire to impose work requirements on people seeking to obtain benefits from the Medicaid health insurance program....
21:17, 07/29/2019

US court blocks asylum curbs at Mexico border A judge has blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a law to bar the vast majority of asylum applications at the US-Mexican border. It's the latest legal defeat for a White House seeking to stem migration....
05:00, 07/25/2019

Google Blocks Websites Certified by DarkMatter After Reports Google has blacklisted websites approved by a United Arab Emirates-based security company after Reuters reports tied the firm to a state hacking operation....
10:51, 08/02/2019

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas pro-life laws A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close....
10:00, 07/24/2019

| Judge blocks Trump asylum restriction: reports A judge has blocked a move by US President Donald Trump's administration to stop migrants from claiming asylum unless they had entered the country at an official border crossing, news outlets have reported....
17:17, 08/03/2019

Judge blocks asylum ban on migrants who enter illegally A federal judge in Washington, D.C, on Friday blocked the Trump administration's new rule banning people who enter the country illegally from seeking asylum, saying it violates U.S. law....
12:51, 08/03/2019

US surveils border activists and blocks their work, lawsuit says ACLU alleges that government has hampered humanitarian work as it targeted organizers on a secret databaseThe US government has interfered with humanitarian aid work at the US-Mexico border by monitoring activists, restricting their travel and detain...
09:51, 07/24/2019

| US judge blocks Trump administration's new asylum rule A federal judge in California has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration's new rule barring most immigrants from obtaining asylum in the US if they transit through Mexico....
15:51, 07/25/2019

Judge blocks California attempt to get Trump’s tax returns A federal judge in California on Thursday issued a temporary injunction against a state law that required presidential candidates to release their tax returns in order to appear on the state’s primary ballot. President Trump’s lawyers had challenged ...
01:02, 09/20/2019

Lockheed: No problem finding new F-35 buyers after US blocks Turkey Lockheed Martin, the defense contractor building the F-35, expects no problem finding other buyers for the stealth fighters Turkey planned to purchase before the U.S. blocked sales to the country last week....
03:34, 07/24/2019

Trump said he was 'down there' at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks, but there's no evidence he was ever closer than a few blocks away Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan 9/11 Victim Compensation bill into law at a White House ceremony on Monday morning, permanently replenishing the fund that aids first responders and their families who suffered in t...
21:17, 07/30/2019

Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure should be maintained for now....
23:17, 07/16/2019

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Though he didn't name specific policies, anti-abortion laws have dominated discussion in Alabama, Georgi...
00:51, 05/20/2019

Teacher jailed for having sex with boy, 13, said 'he's to blame' A TEACHER jailed for 20 years after having sex with a 13-year-old boy while his pal watched has blamed him – calling him “obsessed” and “very aggressive”....
15:17, 07/23/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's $9.4 billion takeover of Walmart's ASDA Britain's competition regulator on Thursday blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart-owned Asda - a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine to overtake market leader Tesco....
05:34, 04/29/2019

Twitter Blocks Accounts of Iranian State Media Outlets A day after Twitter suspended the accounts of several Iranian state media outlets, the social networking service said Saturday it acted after harassment of people linked to the Baha'i faith....
13:17, 07/22/2019

Judge blocks Tennessee law restricting voter registration drives Civil-rights groups accused state officials of discriminating by restricting drives with paid canvassers, which tend to operate in underrepresented communities....
01:18, 09/13/2019

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state’s only surgical abortion clinic to close. U.S. District Ju...
09:00, 07/24/2019

U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A federal judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
22:17, 07/03/2019

Judge blocks New York from turning over Trump's tax information to Democrats A federal judge on Thursday issued an order blocking New York state from turning over President Donald Trump's tax returns to congressional Democrats for now, should the House Ways and Means Committee request them through a newly passed New York law....
05:51, 08/02/2019

Judge again blocks Arkansas from enforcing new abortion limit: media A federal judge late on Tuesday again blocked Arkansas from enforcing a new ban on abortions after 18 weeks of pregnancy, a law that had been expected to go into effect on Wednesday after a previous judicial block expired, CNN and other media reporte...
23:17, 08/07/2019

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua to help curb violent protests Indonesia has cut off internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts online from fuelling violence, after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of students and perceived ethnic discrimination....
09:34, 08/22/2019

Supreme Court effectively blocks census citizenship question for now The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a setback to the Trump administration's plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively blocking the addition of the question for now....
17:51, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court’s final day before its summer break (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 cen...
17:34, 06/27/2019

Judge blocks attempt to remove Charlottesville Confederate statues Statues of Robert E Lee and Stonewall Jackson will stayLee statue was at heart of deadly far-right violence in 2017Efforts to remove the statue of Robert E Lee which was at the centre of deadly far-right violence in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017 ...
06:01, 09/15/2019

White House to fight ruling that blocks new asylum restrictions The White House will fight a federal judge's decision blocking the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border, it said on Thursday....
08:34, 07/26/2019

Refinitiv blocks Reuters stories on Tiananmen from its Eikon platform Under pressure from China's government, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminal Reuters news stories related to the 30th anniversary of the bloody suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing's Tiananmen...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Judge blocks Indiana abortion law banning second-trimester procedure U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Friday blocked an Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure.        ...
11:00, 06/29/2019

Mozilla blocks UAE bid to become an internet security guardian after hacking reports Firefox browser maker Mozilla is blocking the United Arab Emirates' government from serving as one of its internet security gatekeepers, citing Reuters reports on a UAE cyber espionage program....
22:00, 07/09/2019

Microsoft: Using multi-factor authentication blocks 99.9% of account hacks Microsoft cloud services are seeing 300 million fraudulent sign-in attempts every day. MFA can help protect accounts against many types of account takeover attacks....
07:51, 08/27/2019

Facebook Blocks Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Chatbot On Election Day Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at Facebook on Tuesday after the social network blocked a "chatbot" from his right-wing Likud party's account for violating election day rules....
07:19, 09/18/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide attacks....
13:51, 05/13/2019

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders had planned to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure by unanimous consent, but the Texas Republican ...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Italy blocks own coast guard vessel with migrants on board Migrants on seven boats are crossing Mediterranean waters to escape Libya, according to airborne Sea-Watch activists. Italy’s interior minister is blocking entry to an Italian coast guard ship carrying rescued migrants....
23:17, 07/26/2019

Microsoft blocks May 2019 Windows update on the Surface Book 2 Microsoft has blocked the latest major Windows 10 (May 2019, version 1903) update on its own Surface Book 2. According to the company, a compatibility issue caused some apps and games that used the Nvidia GPU to crash after the update was installed.....
20:17, 07/15/2019

Sri Lanka blocks some social media platforms after violent incidents The Sri Lankan government said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after violent incidents in the wake of Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
06:34, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Crowd blocks Hong Kong HQ trying to halt bill HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Hundreds of protesters have blocked access to Hong Kong’s legislature and government headquarters in a bid to block debate on a highly ...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall A federal judge blocked on Friday President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency....
11:00, 05/25/2019

Trump blocks former White House counsel from testifying to Congress Team Trump thumbed its nose at House Judiciary Committee chair Jerry Nadler again Monday — telling him that ex-White House counsel Don McGahn will ignore a subpoena to testify before the panel on Tuesday. “The House Judiciary Committee has issued a s...
04:17, 05/21/2019

Ecuador president blocks extradition of man accused of Facebook fraud Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has blocked the extradition to the United States of a New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg, a document obtained by Reuters showed on Friday....
04:34, 06/08/2019

U.S. Pressure Blocks Declaration on Climate Change at Arctic Talks The disagreement left the Arctic Council, which was formed to help protect the region's fragile environment, unable to issue a joint declaration for the first time in its history....
17:00, 05/07/2019

Jeffrey Epstein donated $15k to UES all-girls school blocks from mansion Multi-millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein donated significant sums of money to several schools in the US and abroad — including to an exclusive all-girls school blocks from his Upper East Side mansion, an analysis of his finances found. Epstein don...
09:17, 07/13/2019

When Soviets met Stans: the tower blocks of central Asia – in pictures Two Italian photographers, Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego, documented Soviet-era buildings in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan – and saw how Eastern characteristics crept into the brutal USSR designs Continue reading......
13:00, 05/03/2019

Missouri secretary of state blocks 'heartbeat' abortion law referendum A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri a...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Republican Sen. Rand Paul blocks 9-11 victims’ compensation bill Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Federal judge temporarily blocks Arkansas abortion restrictions An Arkansas federal judge blocked three state abortion restrictions that would have gone into effect Wednesday, one of which requires abortion providers to be board-certified gynecologists, which would have closed the state’s last remaining surgical ...
17:51, 07/24/2019

Italy blocks Bannon’s plans for right-wing political academy COLLEPARDO, Italy (AP) — The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome. On Friday, Italy’s...
18:17, 06/01/2019

Italy blocks Bannon's plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome....
16:34, 06/01/2019

Blocks ends its modular smartwatch project after running out of money Blocks' years-long quest to build a modular smartwatch has come to an unfortunate end. The company has revealed (including through a private Kickstarter post) that it's liquidating assets after running out of cash. The company had been lo...
07:17, 08/17/2019

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of people allowed to carry weapons in public....
04:17, 06/19/2019

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used by opponents “to insinuate an extramarital affair.”...
20:51, 07/10/2019

Government to remove Grenfell-style cladding on 170 tower blocks across UK Unsafe Grenfell Tower-style cladding on 170 private high-rise residential tower blocks will be removed at an estimated cost of £200 million, it was announced today....
19:51, 05/09/2019

Second judge blocks request to change lawyers in census case A second federal judge on Wednesday rejected the Justice Department's plan to switch up the legal team fighting to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census....
05:51, 07/11/2019

U.S. judge blocks new Trump abortion rule for health clinics A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration rule that would prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Nice: Firefox 69 now blocks cryptominers and tracking cookies by default Mozilla, the creator of the popular Firefox browser, has announced it plans to block cryptominers by default. The move will ensure that third-party websites are unable to use the computational resources of visitors without consent. The use of cryptom...
20:34, 09/03/2019

Judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
05:51, 07/25/2019

U.K. Judge Blocks Bail for Abraaj Founder in Extradition Case U.S. prosecutors have accused Arif Naqvi, the founder of private-equity firm Abraaj Group, of secretly diverting “at least hundreds of millions of investors’ funds” for personal gain and to help shore up the firm’s crumbling finances before it filed ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question in 2020 census for now The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked, for now, the Trump administration's plan to include a question on the 2020 census that inquires about a person’s citizenship status....
18:17, 06/27/2019

Judge blocks medication abortion reversal law in North Dakota Eight states require doctors to tell women undergoing medication abortions they can still have a live birth after the procedure.        ...
22:00, 09/10/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's merger with Walmart-owned Asda Britain's competition regulator has blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart owned Asda — a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine to overtake market leader Tesco....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Judge temporarily blocks ICE from making arrests in Mass. courthouses A federal judge in Massachusetts on Thursday temporarily blocked Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents from making arrests in and around state courthouses. ...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Latest Asylum Ban A federal judge in San Francisco blocked the Trump administration’s most recent asylum restrictions on Wednesday, ruling against a policy which sought to ban asylum seekers at the southern border who had passed through other countries without seeking...
16:34, 07/25/2019

U.S. judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
08:34, 07/26/2019

Mexico's Finance Ministry says blocks bank accounts of steelmaker Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it blocked the bank accounts of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico and a former top executive of state oil firm Pemex for allegedly carrying out financial operations with money that came from "illegal" activiti...
03:51, 05/28/2019

Google blocks websites certified by DarkMatter, after Reuters reports Alphabet's Google has blacklisted websites approved by a United Arab Emirates-based security company after Reuters reports tied the firm to a state hacking operation....
14:17, 08/02/2019

Law firm Cravath Swaine & Moore moving 20 blocks south The law firm Cravath Swaine & Moore is preparing to move south — from West 50th Street to the mid-section of Two Manhattan West at West 30th St. — in a deal for about 350,000 square feet. Multiple sources now tell The Post, “[Brookfield] just shook h...
07:34, 05/29/2019

Judge temporarily blocks House panel from getting Trump's N.Y. taxes A federal judge in Washington, D.C., temporarily blocked New York state from turning over President Donald Trump's state tax returns to U.S. lawmakers Thursday....
02:51, 08/02/2019

Extinction Rebellion blocks UK fracking site in climate protest Environmental activists demonstrate outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road siteExtinction Rebellion has blocked the entrance to the UK’s only active fracking site in a demonstration against what it called the “burgeoning catastrophe” of global warming....
03:18, 09/11/2019

Interlagos track blocks motorbike races after fatal crash SAO PAULO (AP) — Sao Paulo’s city hall has suspended all motorbike races at the Interlagos track for 60 days after a rider died in a crash this past weekend. City officials said in a statement on Wednesday that the suspension will be in place u...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Novartis wins Gilenya reprieve as judge blocks generics, for now Novartis has won a U.S. federal court order preventing rival generic makers from selling versions of the Swiss drugmaker's top-selling multiple sclerosis medicine Gilenya in the United States, at least until a patent dispute is resolved....
18:00, 06/25/2019

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tensions ahead of a meeting between President Trump and......
09:17, 06/22/2019

Ex-Marine jailed for messages sent to Remain MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remainer politician which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
04:51, 08/09/2019

The US Navy just promoted a jailed sex offender Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Stumberg Navy Lt. j.g. Michael McNeil was sentenced to 10 years in prison in March for attempted online enticement of a minor. Despite that conviction, he was still listed as active duty with the Navy, an...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Former SNP MP jailed for using embezzled cash to pay for holiday Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry has been jailed for embezzling thousands of pounds from pro-independence groups and using the cash to pay her rent and fund a holiday with her husband....
22:00, 06/06/2019

Rita Ora's former accountant jailed over £3m fraud An accountant with high-profile clients such as singer Rita Ora and World Cup-winning rugby player Matt Dawson has been jailed for more than five years, after he committed a £3.35m fraud....
01:34, 05/09/2019

"Looking For Someone To Kill": Man Jailed For Throwing Boy Off Balcony The man who walked into the Mall of America in Minnesota "looking for someone to kill" and then threw a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony was sentenced on Monday to nearly 20 years in prison....
19:34, 06/04/2019

UK art dealer jailed in US for defrauding clients of up to $30m Timothy Sammons used works by Picasso and Chagall as collateral for personal loansA prominent British art dealer who defrauded his clients out of millions by using a scheme that involved masterpieces by artists including Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagal...
00:17, 08/01/2019

Israel blocks Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering country Trump had openly encouraged Israel to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from taking a planned trip to the country.        ...
18:51, 08/15/2019

U.S. Supreme Court blocks redrawing of Ohio, Michigan electoral maps The Supreme Court on Friday blocked lower court rulings ordering Republican legislators in Michigan and Ohio to redraw U.S. congressional maps ahead of the 2020 elections, dealing a blow to Democrats who had argued that the electoral districts were i...
22:34, 05/24/2019

Second U.S. judge blocks Justice Department bid for new legal team in census cases A second U.S. judge has rejected a Department of Justice request to replace its legal team in cases on the 2020 census as the Trump administration tries to add a contentious citizenship question....
05:17, 07/11/2019

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected....
05:51, 05/25/2019

US Congress Blocks $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to a veto by the president....
04:00, 07/18/2019

Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall construction....
06:17, 05/25/2019

House blocks arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE in rebuke to Trump The House voted on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s emergency weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, delivering a rebuke to U.S. strategic allies over their involvement in Yemen’s civil war and alleged human rights abus...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Australia blocks access to 8 websites showing video of NZ mosque attacks Australia has ordered internet service providers to block access to eight websites still showing footage of deadly attacks on two mosques in New Zealand earlier this year....
03:51, 09/09/2019

'Article 15' Maker Appeals For Help As Movie On Caste System Faces Blocks Article 15, a movie about the caste system in India has run into protests a day after its release, forcing it off theatres in some parts of the country, the film's director-producer has said, opening......
19:51, 06/29/2019

Federal judge blocks Trump from using $2.5B in military funds for border wall A California federal judge issued a ruling blocking President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
22:51, 06/29/2019

U.S. federal judge blocks $1 billion in funds for Trump’s border wall U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland, California said the use of the funds for the wall for "border barrier construction" in two areas "is unlawful."...
08:34, 06/29/2019

Google data shows 2-factor authentication blocks 100% of automated bot hacks Two-factor authentication is annoying. Getting flustered because you have to find your phone and tap on a prompt every time you log into your accounts from a new device is peak first-world problems. But if you ever had any doubt whether it really mad...
01:17, 05/24/2019

Trump fumes as Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed President Donald Trump a stinging defeat, blocking his contentious citizenship question planned for the 2020 census because officials gave a "contrived" rationale and prompting Trump to suggest an extraordina...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Concern about Kashmir mounts as India blocks phone and Internet service A day after the state was stripped of its autonomy, a government-imposed mobile and Internet blackout is preventing almost all communication with residents....
22:51, 08/06/2019

Judge blocks anti-vaxxers’ bid to stop tougher immunization rules ALBANY — A state Supreme Court judge upheld a new law that repeals all non-medical exemptions for school vaccination requirements—just in time for the start of the school year....
06:17, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A U.S. judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
22:17, 07/03/2019

US briefing: Trump blocks McGahn testimony, Huawei and Niki Lauda Tuesday’s top story: Justice Department says ex-White House counsel cannot be compelled to appear before Congress. Plus, every Game of Thrones episode, rankedSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with tod...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Jockey Luis Saez, who was disqualified from the Kentucky Derby, blocks another horse Jockey Luis Saez -- who was disqualified from the Kentucky Derby -- found himself in the middle of another blocking controversy on Friday.       ...
21:51, 06/29/2019

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by Congress for construction of the barrier....
10:34, 05/25/2019

Second judge blocks Justice Dept. bid for new legal team in census case A U.S. judge in Maryland on Wednesday rejected a Department of Justice request to replace its legal team in cases concerning the 2020 census, the second time in two days a federal judge has stymied the government's attempt to bring in new lawyers....
00:00, 07/11/2019

Hope Hicks hearing: DOJ blocks all questions about White House tenure Former White House communications director Hope Hicks refused to answer questions relating to her time in the Trump administration while testifying Wednesday before the House judiciary committee....
00:17, 06/20/2019

U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that covers women's birth control....
23:34, 07/12/2019

Guaido cancels western Venezuela rally after 'dictatorship' blocks route The leader of Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly, Juan Guaido, canceled a rally scheduled to be held in the country's fourth-largest city on Sunday and said the "dictatorship" had prevented him from entering....
03:00, 04/29/2019

Tesla reportedly blocks access to social network for work complaints Tesla is known to be sensitive about leaks, but that might have serious consequences for employees who just want to discuss workplace problems. Blind, an anonymous social network for work complaints, told Verdict that Tesla appears to be blocking st...
21:51, 06/04/2019

In China, a Reuters Partner Blocks Articles on the Tiananmen Square Massacre The 30th anniversary of the pro-democracy protests has prompted a censorship wave in China. Refinitiv, a data company partly owned by Reuters, complied....
21:17, 06/04/2019

Judge blocks city plans to add high-rises to Two Bridges project A judge Thursday blocked controversial city plans to add luxury high-rise apartment buildings to the Two Bridges housing development downtown. The City Council, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and local residents filed a series of lawsuits to...
06:17, 08/02/2019

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
07:17, 07/12/2019

Judge Blocks Justice Department From Changing Lawyers in Census Fight NEW YORK — A New York judge says the Justice Department can’t change lawyers so late in the dispute over whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Judge Jesse Furman ruled Tuesday, saying lawyers must cite satisfactory rea...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Suspected rapist walks after father blocks victim’s testimony: report A judge in Connecticut dismissed charges against a man suspected of raping an autistic 9-year-old girl after the victim’s father refused to let his daughter testify, according to a report. Suspect Victor Fernandez, 44, had faced raps of aggrava...
01:51, 05/04/2019

Firefox browser blocks sites and advertisers from tracking you online by default Like Apple's Safari, Firefox’s tracking prevention stops ad networks from identifying your browser with cookies that follow you across the internet.        ...
17:34, 06/04/2019

Judge blocks Ohio from enforcing law that bans abortions after heartbeat detected U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett said the Heartbeat Protection Act imposed an unconstitutional "undue burden" on a woman's right to obtain a pre-viability abortion....
02:51, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Refinitiv blocks Reuters stories on Tiananmen from its Eikon platform Under pressure from China's government, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminal Reuters news stories related to the 30th anniversary of the bloody suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing's Tiananmen...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Wimbledon blocks prize money for Tomic after lack of effort in defeat • Australian fined full £45,000 for failing to try• 58-minute defeat was shortest men’s match since 2004Bernard Tomic has been fined his first-round £45,000 prize money by Wimbledon for a lack of effort in his defeat to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.The Austral...
14:17, 07/04/2019

Local partnerships are 'important building blocks' for Finnair's China presence, CEO says Finnair's recent code-sharing partnerships with Chinese airlines are important for the company to build up its presence in China, according to CEO Topi Manner....
12:17, 05/30/2019

Twitter blocks accounts of Raul Castro and Cuban state-run media U.S. social media firm Twitter Inc has blocked the accounts of Cuban Communist Party Leader Raul Castro, his daughter Mariela Castro and Cuba's top state-run media outlets, a move the Cuban Union of Journalists denounced as "massive censorship"....
19:34, 09/12/2019

Federal judge blocks ICE from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.        ...
05:51, 06/21/2019

China blocks movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was blocking the mainland movie industry from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards without a giving a reason, in the latest sign of rising tensions between Beijing and the self-ruled island....
08:17, 08/07/2019

Trump administration blocks immigrants from free legal help, attorneys allege AUSTIN, Texas — An immigration legal group has filed a formal complaint against the Trump administration saying it is blocking detained immigrants from free legal services. The complaint filed Wednesday by RAICES, a nonprofit immigrant legal services...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall A federal judge's preliminary injunction has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from using U.S. Defense Department for parts of the border wall with Mexico....
15:51, 05/25/2019

US judge blocks Donald Trump from building sections of border wall A federal judge has blocked Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency....
12:17, 05/25/2019

YouTube blocks history teachers uploading archive videos of Hitler Teachers trying to educate about fascism hit by service’s new policy removing clips glorifying NazisYouTube has blocked some British history teachers from its service for uploading archive material related to Adolf Hitler, saying they are breaching n...
14:17, 06/06/2019

Hindu priest beaten blocks from Queens temple forgives attacker A Hindu priest was beaten near a Queens temple in what officials believe was a bias attack — but the battered holy man is preaching forgiveness for his assailant. Swami Ji Harish Chander Puri was jumped about three blocks from the Shiv Shakti Peeth T...
20:34, 07/23/2019

Rajasthan, UP Blocks Finalised For Pilot Launch of Cash Transfer Scheme Two block areas each in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh have been finalised for pilot launch of the conditional cash transfer scheme, which seeks to replace the take-home ration for pregnant women and......
08:51, 08/03/2019

Trump threatens retribution after Guatemalan court blocks asylum deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened retribution against Guatemala over immigration after the country's high court blocked its government from signing an asylum deal with the United States....
05:00, 07/24/2019

World Press Freedom Day: Jailed for a painting Zehra Doğan, a Kurdish journalist and artist, was sentenced to nearly three years in jail for a painting but was determined to continue sharing stories....
05:17, 05/03/2019

New state bill would allow inmates to be jailed near their kids State prison inmates may finally be guaranteed placement near their kids, thanks to the Democratic-controlled legislature installed a few months ago....
04:34, 05/20/2019

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

Former CIA officer jailed for 20 years for spying for China A former spy for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted on charges of conspiring to transmit U.S. defense secrets to China, the Justice Department said....
04:51, 05/18/2019

Economist Jailed For Hiding Rare Coins Says They're His Now And so does Martin Armstrong, a self-taught economist with a cult following who spent years behind bars for what the U.S. said was a $700 million Ponzi scheme and for allegedly hiding assets,......
06:34, 06/14/2019

Dem wants Trump officials jailed for not turning over tax returns Democratic Rep. Lloyd Doggett said Tuesday that IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin should be jailed or fined for stonewalling congressional subpoenas for President Trump’s tax returns....
16:34, 05/22/2019

Sources: US to question Assange pal jailed in Ecuador BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. investigators have received permission from Ecuador to question a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has been held in jail for more than two months on suspicion of hacking. An Ecuadorian pros...
19:51, 06/17/2019

"They Messed Up My Life": Man Who Was Jailed For Bringing Honey To US Leon Haughton likes honey in his tea. Which is why during his Christmas visit to relatives in Jamaica, he made his regular stop and bought three bottles from a favorite roadside stand before heading......
11:51, 08/25/2019

Woman jailed for murdering daughters who 'got in way' of sex life Judge calls Louise Porton ‘evil’ after murders of three-year-old and 17-month-old girlsA mother who murdered her two young daughters after they “got in the way” of her sex life has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 32 years.Louise Porton wa...
14:17, 08/02/2019

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
21:34, 05/28/2019

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
13:51, 07/09/2019

Ex-NSA contractor jailed for 9 years over stolen documents A former US contractor who stockpiled secret National Security Agency data at his home has been jailed for nine years. The case is another embarrassment for the NSA after Edward Snowden leaked classified info in 2013....
04:17, 07/20/2019

Man jailed in Oklahoma after being hurt in police shooting A man who was arrested on a robbery warrant after police opened fire on the truck he was in, injuring three young children, has been released from a Texas hospital....
23:17, 04/28/2019

Jailed tycoon among Tunisia’s 26 presidential candidates A jailed media magnate is among the 26 candidates who are running in Tunisia’s presidential election next month, which will be a crucial test for the North African nation’s young democracy...
01:34, 09/01/2019