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Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder

A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life impriso...

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder

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German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA male nurse has been handed a second life sentence for the murder of 85 patients in his care, confirming him as the worst serial killer in postwa...
11:52, 06/06/2019

Neo-Nazi gets second life sentence in murder of protester in Virginia A Virginia state judge on Monday sentenced a self-professed neo-Nazi to a second life prison term for killing a demonstrator when he drove his car into a crowd protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville two years ago....
23:13, 07/15/2019

Life sentence for murder after son finds body years later A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for his wife's murder, which was witnessed by their then-toddler son who found his mother's buried body 21 years later....
00:13, 05/22/2019

Sarvana Bhavan Founder Seeks Delay To Life Sentence For Murder The founder of a trailblazing restaurant chain sentenced to life for murder launched a Supreme Court appeal to delay the beginning of his term on Monday, citing ill-health....
14:52, 07/08/2019

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
23:00, 07/18/2019

India’s ‘dosa king’ to begin life sentence for murder of love rival Restaurant tycoon P Rajagopal turns himself in after losing last-ditch attempt to avoid jailThe trailblazing Indian founder of a global restaurant chain has surrendered to a court after losing a last-ditch attempt to avoid a life sentence for murderi...
15:39, 07/09/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker gets jail sentence in theft case ASHDOWN, Ark. (AP) — A former state lawmaker in Arkansas has been sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty to a theft charge. Fonda Hawthorne was accused of using public money from the Ashdown-Little River Chamber of Commerce to buy alc...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a case that criminal justice reform advocates say illustrates racial bias in the system....
13:26, 07/16/2019

Man wants new sentence in teen's rape, murder, dismemberment A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term....
20:00, 06/13/2019

US Man Challenges 76-Year Murder Sentence, Says Witness "Legally Blind" Ronald Moore was in the back seat of a car on a June night in 2011, court records say, when the car started to overheat. His younger brother, Rondell Moore, pulled into a BP gas station parking lot in......
10:39, 05/15/2019

Pamela Smart again asks for reduced sentence for 1990 murder plot CONCORD, N.H. — Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her teenage lover to kill her husband in New Hampshire, a scandal that inspired a movie ...
09:39, 05/15/2019

Michigan man convicted in 2 killings gets 2nd life sentence CENTREVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man already serving life in prison for a woman’s killing has now been given a second life sentence without the chance of parole for the slaying of his ex-wife’s husband. WOOD-TV reports that Zachary Pa...
01:26, 06/22/2019

Charlottesville white supremacist gets second life sentence James Fields Jr. was convicted on state charges over the death of Heather Heyer and causing dozens of injuries. He had avoided the death penalty by pleading guilty to hate crime charges....
01:52, 07/16/2019

Judge vacates Arkansas man's death sentence in 1994 kidnap, murder of Texas girl A federal judge in Indiana Thursday threw out the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of kidnapping and murdering a 16-year-old Texas girl in 1994, ruling the man's intellectual disability precluded execution....
02:26, 06/21/2019

Prosecutors seek life sentence in Charlottesville car attack CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to give a life sentence to a man convicted of hate crimes for plowing his car into a crowd demonstrating against a white nationalist rally two years ago in Virginia. But lawyers for J...
08:13, 06/28/2019

California man freed from life prison sentence for joyriding A California man was freed from prison after serving 23 years of his life sentence on a joyriding conviction, including eight years in solitary confinement for possessing a book written by the co-founder of a notorious prison gang....
03:13, 06/05/2019

Serbia introduces life sentence amid EU criticism Serbian lawmakers have voted to introduce life imprisonment without parole for the gravest criminal acts, despite criticism from the Council of Europe's top human rights official....
14:52, 05/21/2019

Charlottesville white supremacist gets second life sentence, plus 419 years James Alex Fields Jr sentenced for killing Heather Heyer and injuring dozens during the ‘Unite the Right’ rally in 2017A man convicted of federal hate crime charges for deliberately slamming his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters during a whi...
01:13, 07/16/2019

Nurse raped by Met Pc: I'm serving a life sentence in recovery A nurse who was drugged and raped by a Metropolitan police officer during a Tinder date in Antigua today broke her silence and said she is "serving a life sentence in recovery"....
12:39, 07/15/2019

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence ‘inhumane’ Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday blasted Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s life sentence as “inhumane” — echoing comments made by the convicted druglord himself. “A sentence for life in a hostile jail”...
04:13, 07/19/2019

Charlottesville: white supremacist gets life sentence for fatal car attack James Alex Fields Jr drove a car into a crowd of protestersWhite supremacist had attended far-right rally in Virginia cityA federal judge imposed a life sentence on the self-described neo-Nazi who killed Heather Heyer by crashing his car into a crowd...
21:39, 06/28/2019

Cambodian court upholds life sentence for critic’s killer PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s Supreme Court has upheld a life prison term given to a man convicted of murdering a prominent government critic. The court on Friday rejected the appeal of Oeut Ang for a reduction in his sentence for shoo...
12:00, 05/24/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly killing as many as 100 patients....
21:26, 05/16/2019

‘MAGA bomber’ lawyers ask judge for 10 years instead of life sentence Attorneys for accused “MAGA bomber” Cesar Sayoc Jr., who faces life behind bars for shipping bomb-like devices to prominent Democrats last year, say that he should receive no more than 10 years and one month in prison for sending what they claim he i...
04:39, 07/23/2019

Pakistan's Army General Given Life Sentence On Spying Charges Pakistan's army has sentenced a general to life imprisonment for spying and ordered the death penalty for a brigadier and a civilian officer convicted in the same case, a military statement said on......
00:00, 05/31/2019

Druglord ''El Chapo'' Awaits Life Imprisonment Sentence By US Judge After a run as one of the world's most powerful and notorious criminals, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is expected to be sentenced to life in prison when he appears in a New York courtroom on Wednesday....
14:52, 07/17/2019

UAE court upholds life sentence against Turkish citizen for terrorism The United Arab Emirates' Supreme Federal Court upheld a life sentence against a Turkish citizen in a terrorism case, Emirates News agency (WAM) said on Monday....
23:52, 04/29/2019

UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader to life imprisonment A United Nations appeals court on Wednesday increased the 40-year sentence initially imposed on Radovan Karadžić, former leader of the Republika Srpksa region of Bosnia and head of the Bosnian-Serb Army, to life imprisonment....
02:39, 04/29/2019

James Alex Fields Jr. gets second life sentence for killing Heather Heyer An Ohio man received a second life sentence Monday for driving his car into a crowd full of counterprotesters during a Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017....
23:52, 07/15/2019

Victim pushed on to Tube tracks hails life sentence for his attacker Former Eurotunnel chairman Sir Robert Malpas today said "justice has finally been served" after a man who pushed him off a Tube platform was jailed for life....
13:39, 06/25/2019

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence in US jail ‘inhumane’ Andrés Manuel López Obrador also vowed to bring down violence stemming from drug violencePresident Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico has called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán inhumane, while vowing to bring down violen...
06:13, 07/19/2019

Tucson woman gets ‘natural life’ sentence for starving 3-year-old son to death TUCSON – The mother who allegedly starved her son to death in 2014 received a natural life sentence in connection to the case Monday afternoon. Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of Raquel Barreras’ 3-year-old son, Roman were found by a landlor...
02:26, 07/23/2019

Man guilty in Charlottesville attack seeks mercy as life sentence nears The self-avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counterdemonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago, killing one person and injuring dozens, has asked a judge for mercy and a sentence shorter than life in priso...
11:39, 06/23/2019

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman faces life sentence See ya, Shorty! Infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will appear in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday, where a judge is expected to sentence him to life behind bars. Guzman, 62, whose nickname translates to “shorty,&#...
23:39, 07/16/2019

Jayme Closs: man gets life sentence for kidnapping teen and killing her parents Jake Patterson pleaded guilty in March to intentional homicide and kidnapping, after Closs was held for 88 daysA Wisconsin man was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents in a case that mys...
01:00, 05/25/2019

El Chapo’s Life Sentence a ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ for Mexico as Violence Soars One of the biggest disappointments of El Chapo’s capture is that instead of ending the drug trade, it has instead been a major catalyst of the violence now consuming Mexico....
03:26, 07/18/2019

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' draws life sentence in US prison While expressing no remorse, Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison....
23:26, 07/17/2019

El Chapo appeals life sentence for decades-long reign over drug cartel Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman is appealing his sentence of life plus 30 years for his decades-long reign over the Sinaloa cartel. Defense lawyer Mark Fernich filed the notice of appeal to the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit o...
20:26, 07/22/2019

Anthony Weiner Has Completed His Prison Sentence, Hopes ‘to Live a Life of Integrity’ (NEW YORK) — Former Rep. Anthony Weiner left a New York City halfway house on Tuesday after completing his prison sentence for illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl. “It’s good to be out,” the disgraced former congres...
22:26, 05/14/2019

James Fields, who plowed his car through a crowd at 2017 Charlottesville rally, gets second life sentence The man who plowed his car through a crowd of counterprotesters at a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville two years ago, leaving a woman dead, was sentenced to life in prison by a Virginia state judge Monday....
04:52, 07/16/2019

U.S. judge blasts drug lord El Chapo's 'overwhelming evil,' imposes life sentence Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. penitentiary, a federal judge said on Wednesday after accusing him of "overwhelming evil."...
17:52, 07/17/2019

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after shooting An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and another man was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the country since it returned to democracy in 1983....
19:26, 05/09/2019

Mexican president denounces drug kingpin 'El Chapo' life sentence and 'inhumane' jail conditions Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador denounced the life sentence a U.S. judge handed down to drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman, who was extradited last year....
01:00, 07/20/2019

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after brazen shooting An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the country since it returned to democracy in 1983...
22:52, 05/09/2019

85 patient murders: Germany's worst serial killer, nurse Niels Hoegel, gets life sentence Former nurse Niels Hoegel liked putting patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them.        ...
15:00, 06/06/2019

White supremacist convicted of Charlottesville rally killing asked the judge to reconsider a life sentence because of his young age Michael Dwyer, File via AP Lawyers for white supremacist Alex Fields Jr. argued in a new memo that the judge should reconsider assigning a life sentence because of personal characteristics, including his age. Fields is set to be sentenced June 28 fo...
00:00, 06/24/2019

BJP Leader's Shocking Posts On Lawmaker's Daughter Who Feared For Life A BJP lawmaker has provoked shock with his comments on a party leader's daughter who made headlines after posting an SOS on social media accusing her father of threatening her for marrying outside her......
10:26, 07/15/2019

Argentine lawmaker fighting for his life after being ambushed by gunmen in parked car An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the South American country since it returned to democracy in 1983....
02:39, 05/11/2019

Dem state lawmaker records himself harassing pro-life woman outside Planned Parenthood A Pennsylvania Democratic state representative recorded a woman outside Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, which is in his district, telling her to pray at home, calling her an "old white lady" and lecturing her about he...
20:13, 05/06/2019

Police say Extinction Rebellion Heathrow drone protest activists could face life in jail Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone protest at Heathrow Airport next week....
20:00, 06/14/2019

Phoenix man sentenced to life in prison for murder of wife TUCSON – A Phoenix man found guilty of killing his wife in February 2018 was sentenced to life in prison. Leroy Calderon Jr. was also sentenced to 19 ½ years for other charges. Officials said Calderon, his wife, and her 7-year-old son were driv...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Man accused of wife’s murder can use her life insurance to pay for defense A Denver man accused of killing his wife can use more than $500,000 received from her life insurance policy to pay for the lawyers defending him against the murder charge....
17:13, 06/25/2019

O.J. Simpson Says "Life Is Fine" 25 Years After Murder Trial O.J. Simpson is living life in the present. Twenty-five years ago, on June 12, 1994, his ex wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman stabbed to death outside her California......
18:52, 06/10/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player gets life in prison for murder A former Texas A&M football player has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Dallas jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2015        ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to murder Labour MP jailed for life Jack Renshaw, 23, intended to kill Rosie Cooper and police officer Victoria HendersonA neo-Nazi who admitted plotting the murder of the Labour MP Rosie Cooper has been sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum term of 20 years.Jack Renshaw, 23, bou...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Father in French right-to-die case says removal of son's life support is 'murder' Vincent Lambert has been at the centre of a bitter case after becoming severely brain-damaged after car accidentThe father of Vincent Lambert, a severely brain-damaged patient at the heart of a bitter right-to-die case, has denounced his son’s “murde...
06:52, 07/08/2019

MS-13 member in US illegally dodges life behind bars in brutal murder of 4 An MS-13 gang member, in the US illegally, faced life behind bars for a savage 2017 quadruple slaying on Long Island — but a federal judge went easy on him Wednesday, despite tearful statements from the victims’ families. Josue Portillo, ...
00:39, 06/13/2019

Murder suspect can use dead wife’s life insurance to pay for his defense A Colorado man accused of murdering his wife will be allowed to pay for his pricey private defense attorney — using money he got from her life insurance policy, the state’s Supreme Court has ruled. In the baffling case, Robert Feldman — who allegedly...
23:39, 07/23/2019

LMan gets life for wife's murder; son found body years later A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for his wife's murder, which was witnessed by their then-toddler son who found his mother's buried body 21 years later....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Denver man accused of wife's murder can use her life insurance to pay for defense A Denver man accused of killing his wife can use more than $500,000 received from her life insurance policy to pay for the lawyers defending him against the murder charge, Colorado’s highest court ruled on Monday....
10:26, 06/25/2019

New Jersey man sentenced to life in prison in 2016 murder of former classmate The New Jersey man convicted earlier this year of strangling his former classmate to death then tossing her body off a bridge, staging a suicide scene, was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole....
14:26, 06/22/2019

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
07:13, 07/19/2019

U.S. wants 'El Chapo' in prison for life, after he hears from murder plot victim U.S. prosecutors said they want the Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to spend the rest of his life - plus 30 years - in prison, after he hears from a victim who survived one of his murder plots....
18:13, 07/11/2019

India child rape, murder case: 3 men get life sentences Six men have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus....
14:52, 06/10/2019

A Native American woman's brutal murder could lead to a life-saving law Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind’s murder sparked outrage in the US. A bill named after her aims to address the crisis of violence against native womenThere was heartbreak across Indian Country in August 2017 when the body of 22-year-old Savanna LaFontain...
08:13, 05/02/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player Thomas Johnson gets life in prison for murder Former Texas A&M football player Thomas Johnson has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a jogger who was hacked to death with a machete.        ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Kerala Man Gets 3 Life Terms For Rape, Murder Of 7-Year-Old Niece In 2017 A 25-year-old man, who brutally raped and murdered his seven-year-old niece on September 27, 2017 has been sentenced to three life sentences today, besides 26 years of rigorous imprisonment....
14:00, 07/17/2019

MS-13 gang member gets life in prison for rape, murder of 13-year-old girl An MS-13 gang member has been sentenced to life in prison for the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl in 2001. In March, a jury convicted 41-year-old Jorge Palacios of first-degree murder and kidnapping to commit rape in the case of Jacqueline Piaz...
20:39, 06/24/2019

India’s ‘dosa king’ restaurateur dies one week into life term for murder P Rajagopal, founder of popular Saravana Bhavan restaurant chain, dies of cardiac failureIndia’s “dosa king”, the founder of a global restaurant chain, has died days after losing a last-ditch attempt to avoid a life sentence for murder.P Rajagopal, 7...
16:13, 07/18/2019

German court jails Iraqi refugee Ali B. for life on rape and murder charges A German court sentenced 22-year-old Iraqi national Ali B. to life in prison for raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Mainz. The man had admitted to murder but insisted that he and the girl had consensual sex....
14:39, 07/10/2019

German serial killer nurse sentenced to life in prison for murder of 85 patients One of Germany’s most prolific serial killers was handed his second life sentence Thursday after he was found guilty of killing 85 patients he treated while working as a nurse in Oldenburg....
21:13, 06/06/2019

Yingying Zhang killing: US man jailed for life for rape and murder of Chinese scholar Brendt Christensen has never revealed the whereabouts of Yingying Zhang, whom he raped and then decapitated in IllinoisA former doctoral student has been spared the death penalty and sentenced to life in prison in Illinois for kidnapping and killing ...
06:13, 07/19/2019

Man who pleaded guilty in murder of Navajo girl wants life prison term reversed ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to kidnapping, raping and murdering an 11-year-old girl in New Mexico in 2016 now wants his life prison sentence reversed. Tom Begaye was sentenced in 2017 after pleading guilty to murder and aggravat...
21:13, 06/27/2019

MS-13 gang member sentenced to life in prison for rape and murder of 13-year-old girl in 2001 An MS-13 gang member has been sentenced to life in prison for the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl in 2001, whose body was found in Los Angeles' Elysian Park....
17:26, 06/23/2019

India's 'Dosa King' begins life in jail over murder of young woman's husband An Indian restaurant tycoon known as the "Dosa King" will finally serve his life sentence for murdering the husband of a woman he wanted to marry -- 15 years after he was convicted....
10:00, 07/11/2019

Roslyn Pilmar, Evan Wald get 25 years to life in coffee shop owner’s murder A Brooklyn federal prosecutor whose father was hacked to death pleaded with a judge Monday to go easy on the killers — his own mother and uncle. Assistant US Attorney Philip Pilmar — whose wealthy businessman father, Howard Pilmar, was murdered by th...
02:39, 07/09/2019

Jason Isaacs murder: Drill rapper who stabbed teenager to death in moped ambush is jailed for life A drill rapper who bragged about gang culture in his songs before stabbing to death a teenager with a machete in a moped ambush has been jailed for life....
17:52, 05/28/2019

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher found not guilty on murder and attempted murder charges A jury found decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher not guilty Tuesday on almost all charges he was facing, including murder and attempted murder, in the killing of an Islamic State member in Iraq....
08:26, 07/03/2019

Prosecutors to try 16-year-old Colorado school shooting suspect accused of murder, attempted murder as an adult CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors to try 16-year-old Colorado school shooting suspect accused of murder, attempted murder as an adult....
20:39, 05/15/2019

Sony Xperia 1 battery life: real-life impressions and test results are out! The Sony Xperia 1 is a monster of a phone: the world's first 4K AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 chip, a new 21:9 super tall and narrow form factor, gaming optimizations, new cameras, and the list just goes on and on.And lo and behold, all of those mon...
18:39, 06/11/2019

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. But a pro-life group stepped in....
21:13, 05/17/2019

No, this AI can’t finish your sentence The New York Times wrote in November that Google's Bert natural language model can finish your sentences, but this week, the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence argues it's not so and that machines still cannot really reason....
02:00, 05/23/2019

Graffiti vandal tells how he turned his life around from tagging Tube trains at night to photographing life on the Bakerloo line A graffiti vandal who was jailed after spraying his distinctive tag across the Tube network today tells how he turned his life around to become a photographer documenting the Bakerloo line....
17:26, 05/26/2019

How about the ‘pro-life’ lobby get behind these life-positive causes instead? | Hadley Freeman Banning abortion isn’t the most effective place to start if you want to save livesIt’s always more fun to be on the winning side, and in the US right now there is no question that the pro-life side is – well, “killing it” seems like the wrong term, s...
14:52, 05/25/2019

Sandy Alderson has just one sentence for the Wilpons Sandy Alderson spent eight years with the Mets. He only needed seven words to sum up his time working for the Wilpons. “I appreciate the opportunity they gave me,” Alderson said in an interview with the New York Times. Alderson, who stepped down as g...
21:52, 05/28/2019

Prosecutors to appeal would-be bomber’s 16-year sentence CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors plan to appeal the 16-year prison sentence given to a man for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a crowded Chicago bar in 2012. Prosecutors requested a 40-year sen...
03:26, 06/20/2019

Prosecutors to appeal would-be bomber's 16-year sentence Federal prosecutors plan to appeal the 16-year prison sentence given to a man for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a crowded Chicago bar in 2012....
12:26, 06/20/2019

Man who harassed MP Anna Soubry given suspended sentence Pro-Brexit protester James Goddard, who admitted harassment after calling the MP Anna Soubry a Nazi outside the Houses of Parliament, has been given a suspended sentence....
18:26, 07/22/2019

Sentence next for ex-Michigan trooper in teen’s death DETROIT (AP) — A former Michigan state trooper is facing a prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter for firing a Taser at a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died. Mark Bessner quit the state police after the 2017 incident. ...
08:13, 05/13/2019

Gimelstob to resign from ATP board after assault sentence "Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony battery charge, the New York Times quoted him as saying on Wednesday."...
18:39, 05/01/2019

Former CIA Agent Gets 20-Year Sentence For Spying For China An ex-CIA officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday for spying for China in a case called part of an "alarming trend" in the US intelligence community....
08:26, 05/18/2019

Russia’s opposition leader Navalny gets 10-day sentence Russia’s opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 10 days in jail on charges of taking part in an unsanctioned rally. A court in Moscow on Monday found Navalny guilty of violating rules for holding a rally last month...
19:39, 07/01/2019

Gimelstob says he will resign from ATP board after assault sentence Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony battery charge, the New York Times quoted him as saying on Wednesday....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Sentence next for ex-Michigan trooper in teen's death A former Michigan state trooper is facing a prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter for firing a Taser at a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle and died....
11:52, 05/13/2019

Chicago 'car bomber' sentence to be handed down Monday Nearly 7 years after pressing the detonator on what he thought was a 1,000-pound car bomb outside a Chicago bar that would level the block and kill hundreds of people, Adel Daoud will learn his fate when he is sentenced in federal court Monday aftern...
20:13, 05/06/2019

Kentucky man could face death sentence in girl’s killing SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man could face the death penalty if convicted of murder in the death of a 7-year-old girl. The Glasgow Daily Times reports that a judge denied a motion Friday to exclude death as a possible sentence if Timothy Madde...
00:13, 05/05/2019

Judge to announce sentence in Chicago terrorism case CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge will announce her sentence for a 25-year-old who was arrested in a 2012 FBI terrorism string after trying to ignite what he thought was a real car bomb outside a Chicago bar. The judge’s sentence Monday for Adel D...
08:00, 05/06/2019

One brutal sentence captures what a disaster money in America has become Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images One brutal sentence embodies the bleak state of money in America. "The bottom half of Americans combined have a negative net worth," Ben Steverman wrote in a recent Bloomberg article. This comment is based on the research...
22:52, 05/23/2019

Don't Use 303 To Give Death Sentence To Spirit Of RTI: Karti Chidambaram Demanding withdrawal of a bill proposing changes in the RTI Act, Congress MP Karti Chidambaram on Monday took a swipe at the government in the Lok Sabha, saying it should not use its "303 to massacre......
07:26, 07/23/2019

DW contributor Pelin Ünker: Prison sentence overturned In January, Ünker had been sentenced to 13 months in prison for her reporting on offshore companies in Malta as part of the international “Paradise Papers“ investigations....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Yemen’s rebels sentence 30 to death on espionage charges Yemeni lawyer says a rebel-controlled court has sentenced 30 people to death on charges they committed espionage for the Saudi-led coalition fighting the rebels...
19:13, 07/09/2019

Former NCAA coach gets 3-month sentence for bribery scheme Emanuel “Book” Richardson, a former University of Arizona basketball coach who admitted to taking bribes to steer players to sports managers when they go pro, is now the first of four coaches convicted in the kickback scheme to receive jail time. On ...
00:13, 06/07/2019

Alesha MacPhail killer allowed to appeal against sentence Aaron Campbell was given minimum term of 27 years for rape and murder of six-year-oldAaron Campbell, the teenager who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute last July, has been granted leave to appeal against hi...
15:52, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Dead wife’s family ‘satisfied’ with sentence MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a man whose wife disappeared while honeymooning at sea (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The family of a woman who disappeared on her honeymoon is “satisfied” with a judge’s decision to sente...
18:26, 05/28/2019

10-year sentence for participant in abuse of caged woman NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man jailed in mid-2016 will serve roughly seven more years behind bars for his role in horrific physical and psychological abuse of an autistic woman who was held captive in a cage in rural Louisiana. Twenty-four-year-old Jody La...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Indiana man appeals 120-year child molestation sentence JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana man is appealing his 120-year prison sentence for molesting children while working at a YMCA and at an elementary school. Twenty-year-old Michael Begin Jr.’s attorneys filed their notice to appeal ...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Julian Assange's 50-Week Jail Sentence Dispropotionate, Says UN United Nations human rights experts voiced concern on Friday at what they called the "disproportionate sentence" of 50 weeks in prison imposed on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for skipping bail in......
19:00, 05/03/2019

Jury deciding sentence of Tennessee church shooter NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man convicted of murder in a 2017 Nashville church shooting will spend at least 51 years in prison, but a jury is deciding whether he should have the possibility of parole. During the Tuesday sentencing phase of Em...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Man gets 10-year prison sentence for deadly Kansas shooting LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in an October 2017 shooting that killed three people and wounded two others in a popular downtown area of a Kansas college town. Prosecutors announced Wednesday that 23-year-old Ahm...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Ex-Arizona assistant basketball coach gets 3-month sentence A judge has sentenced a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona to three months in prison for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal        ...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Attorneys seek light sentence for cop who shot 911 caller Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge not to send him to prison, proposing instead that he report to jail each year on the woman's birthday and the anniver...
15:13, 06/07/2019

Australian cardinal won't fight sentence if he loses appeal An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s....
12:00, 05/27/2019

Saudi Teenager Faces Death Sentence for Acts When He was 10 The execution of the teenager, Murtaja Qureiris, now 18, would be what rights groups called one of the most egregious violations of international law....
20:00, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Jayme Closs' family satisfied with sentence The latest on the sentencing hearing for a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Members of Jayme Closs' family are asking a Wisconsin judge to sentence the man who kidnapped ...
04:52, 05/25/2019

Judge to Decide First Sentence in College Admissions Scandal The sentencing of a former Stanford University sailing coach raises questions about the role of universities, who have been described as victims in the admissions scheme....
21:13, 06/12/2019

Martin Shkreli loses appeal of conviction, sentence A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the conviction and seven-year prison term of former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
16:39, 07/18/2019

Tucson woman awaits sentence in death of 3-year-old son TUCSON – The Tucson woman convicted in the death of her 3-year-old son is expected to be sentenced Monday afternoon. In May, Raquel Barreras was found guilty for first-degree murder and child abuse. The skeletal remains of Barreras’ son, Roman, were ...
02:26, 07/23/2019

Attorneys for cop who shot 911 caller seek creative sentence MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge to give him a creative sentence rather than send him to prison. A jury convicted Mohamed Noor ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

20-year sentence ordered in Kansas City bar district killing KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A convicted felon has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing another man in Kansas City’s Westport bar and entertainment district after he was linked to the crime through DNA collected from a cup and straw. Thi...
15:00, 05/13/2019

YouTube star gets 10-year sentence in child porn case CHICAGO (AP) — A former YouTube star with a large teenage following was sentenced in Chicago federal court to 10 years in prison for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos. Prosecutors sought an 11-year prison sentenc...
03:39, 05/04/2019

Ben Sasse: Epstein's sentence 'pathetic,' government must 'protect the powerless' Republican Sen. Ben Sasse had strong words for wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein while appearing on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Monday, calling his initial sentence absurd and saying the government exists to "protect the powerless."...
07:52, 07/09/2019

Not Surprisingly, It's Bad News When The Words "Orioles" And "Dingers" And "Record" Appear In The Same Sentence Home runs are up across baseball. The woeful Baltimore Orioles will not be the only team whose pitchers give up what in previous eras would’ve been considered nauseating dinger totals. Still, statistics like this, courtesy of Eddie Matz of ESPN, cont...
06:52, 05/22/2019

Brazil appeals court reduces ex-president Lula's sentence The ruling, broadcast live on the court's YouTube channel, reduces sentence to almost nine years and could mean Lula is eligible for "semi-open" prison later this year....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Michael Cohen set to begin serving sentence at cushy prison Former President Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is scheduled to check in Monday at a federal lockup in Otisville, NY, where he will begin serving a three-year stint for crimes including campaign finance violations tied to hush-money payments made on Trum...
14:39, 05/06/2019

Judge tells attacker to study Sikhs as part of sentence A judge on Friday ordered an Oregon man to learn about the Sikh religion and submit a report to the court as part of his sentence for an attack on a Sikh shopkeeper in Salem, a civil rights group said....
04:52, 05/25/2019

Judge gives reputed Bonanno boss stiff sentence for racketeering Sometimes it really sucks being the captain — especially in the mafia. Joseph “Joe Valet” Sabella, a Bonanno capo who pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison after a judge said he...
00:39, 07/19/2019

‘Broadway Bandit’ got wrist-slap sentence due to cancer diagnosis The bank robber known as the “Broadway Bandit” — who allegedly returned to his life of crime last week, days after getting out of the slammer with a wrist-slap sentence — may have had nothing to lose....
04:26, 05/14/2019

Salvadoran accused of abortion faces retrial, hefty sentence A young woman who birthed a baby into a toilet in El Salvador faces up to 30 years in prison for murder in a case that has drawn international attention because of the country’s highly restrictive abortion laws...
08:13, 07/15/2019

Paedo who raped his daughter, 14, given light sentence 'because of religious faith' A PAEDO who faced life in prison for raping his 14-year-old daughter was given a lighter sentence because the judge was impressed by his religious faith....
12:27, 05/14/2019

Judge sparks outrage for no jail time in rape sentence New York court officials say a judge who stoked social media outrage for sentencing a former bus driver to probation in the rape a 14-year-old is getting "numerous vitriolic" phone calls....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Man whose child-sex sentence caused uproar faces porn charge A Vermont man whose initial 60-day sentence for a conviction of having sex with a child prompted a nation-wide outcry is facing a federal charge of possession of child pornography....
01:52, 05/15/2019

Lazio handed suspended sentence of partial stadium closure Lazio has been handed a suspended sentence of a partial stadium closure for one match for their fans' racist abuse against AC Milan        ...
23:26, 04/29/2019

Fest drops Peter Yarrow over ‘indecent liberties’ sentence A music festival has disinvited folk singer Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary over his 1970 jail sentence for indecent liberties with a 14-year-old girl...
18:26, 07/03/2019

Judge delays sentence for ‘The Bachelor’ star in Iowa crash INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A judge has delayed sentencing for former “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules for leaving the scene of a fatal 2017 accident. The decision comes after Judge Andrea Dryer ruled Tuesday that she will disregard letters...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Pamela Smart seeks reduced sentence in husband's death Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her teenage lover to kill her husband in New Hampshire, a scandal that inspired a movie starring Nicole ...
10:52, 05/15/2019

Pamela Smart seeks reduced sentence in husband’s death CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her teenage lover to kill her husband in New Hampshire. Smart’s story inspire...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Russian Woman Who Sought U.S.-Russia Backchannel Gets 18-Month Sentence Maria Butina, the Russian woman who used gun-rights advocacy to establish ties with the National Rifle Association and attempt to influence U.S. policy in favor of the Kremlin, was sentenced to 18 months in prison....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Ex-youth coach accused of sexually exploiting more than 400 boys gets 180-year sentence Greg Stephen, who solicited explicit photos from more than 400 boys over the course of a decade, receives what amounts to a life sentence.        ...
04:13, 05/03/2019

W.Va judge denies reduced sentence in elder abuse death case HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge has doubled down on the 40-year sentence he gave a man in the fatal beating of an incapacitated 73-year-old man who was under his care. News outlets report Judge Christopher D. Chiles denied 32-year-old ...
18:39, 06/24/2019

Ex-judge goes limp, is dragged off to serve jail sentence after courtroom drama After the jail sentence was imposed, Hunter went limp and was pulled out of the courtroom by a deputy.        ...
14:13, 07/23/2019

"Inhumane": Mexico President On Drug Lord El Chapo's Jail Sentence Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman inhumane, while vowing to bring down violence stemming from drug violence by......
08:13, 07/19/2019

Creepy Uber driver who groped sleeping passenger gets 3-year sentence It’ll be three years in prison for an Uber driver who kidnapped a female passenger he picked up in Midtown, allegedly groping her after she passed out, and then dumping her off in Connecticut without her phone while racking up a $1,047 fare. Harbir P...
06:26, 06/25/2019

Anti-vaxx movement for pets is a ‘death sentence,’ vets warn The anti-vaccination movement has gone to the dogs — prompting concerned veterinarians to warn pet owners are sentencing their pups “to death.” Vets around the country say they are seeing increased cases of pet owners influenced by anti-v...
05:13, 05/23/2019

Filling Oreo With Toothpaste Earns YouTube Prankster a Jail Sentence A Spanish court gave Kanghua Ren, known as ReSet, a 15-month prison term and ordered him to pay his victim, a homeless man in Barcelona, about $22,300 in compensation....
19:00, 06/02/2019

Egypt upholds death sentence for 13 members of disbanded militant group Egypt's top appeals court on Tuesday upheld death sentences for 13 members of a disbanded militant group who were convicted of launching attacks on security forces, a judicial source and lawyer said....
13:13, 05/07/2019

Child porn conviction leads to 15 years prison sentence for Arizona man TUCSON – Authorities say a Surprise man is headed to prison after he was convicted on child pornography charges. Raymond Luis Peltier, 43, was sentenced to fifteen years behind bars after being convicted on felony charges of Sexual Exploitation...
02:00, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 1-'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli loses appeal of conviction, sentence A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the conviction and seven-year prison term of Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical executive known as "Pharma Bro," for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
16:39, 07/18/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces first sentence in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.        ...
03:52, 06/12/2019

Prosecutors recommend 4-month sentence for Felicity Huffman in admissions scandal Prosecutors in Massachusetts recommended a four-month prison sentence for actor Felicity Huffman on Monday after she formally entered her guilty plea in a college admissions scandal, court documents indicate....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Alice Johnson, Great-grandmother who had sentence commuted by Trump, 'knew that God was going to get me out' In an exclusive interview with Ainsley Earhardt that aired on Fox News Sunday, Alice Johnson said that her faith in God got her through her long prison stretch and gave her hope that one day she would get her freedom back....
05:00, 05/20/2019

Australian model avoids U.S. prison sentence after fracas on international flight An Australian model who was found guilty of assault after a fracas on a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles avoided prison when she was sentenced in U.S. court on Monday....
06:39, 07/16/2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav Death Sentence Suspended, Says World Court: Report The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled in favour of India in the appeal against former navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence in Pakistan on charges of espionage and terrorism....
15:13, 07/17/2019

Iran court upholds Iranian's death sentence for killing U.S. woman Iran's supreme court has upheld the death sentence of an Iranian man for killing an American woman seven years ago to steal her car, the state-run daily Iran reported on Saturday....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Lawyers for officer who shot, killed Minnesota woman ask for unusual sentence Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder after he shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 asked a judge Thursday to forgo a prison sentence in lieu of an unusual arrangement: they propose he'd report to jail for a we...
07:13, 06/07/2019

Pakistan ordered to review death sentence of Indian accused of spying The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to review and reconsider a death sentence handed down to a former Indian Navy officer convicted of spying....
14:39, 07/18/2019

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describing the further punishment as an act of “reprisal ag...
18:52, 04/28/2019

‘Bitcoin playboy’ given suspended jail sentence for cryptocurrency publicity stunt The “Bitcoin playboy” that made it rain money over one of Hong-Kong‘s poorest neighborhoods has been handed a suspended prison sentence for the stunt. Wong Ching-kit, also known as “Coin Young Master,” fessed up to the stunt and accepted charges for ...
13:26, 07/22/2019

French prosecutors seek suspended prison sentence for Saudi princess French prosecutors said on Tuesday they were pushing for a six-month suspended prison sentence for the king of Saudi Arabia's daughter, as she went on trial in absentia in a case involving the beating of a workman in her luxury flat in Paris....
00:00, 07/10/2019

American woman who helped ISIS will only serve 18 months of 4-year prison sentence A U.S. judge sentenced an American woman who pleaded guilty to helping recruit Islamic State fighters to a four-year prison term on Wednesday -- a sentence prosecutors argue is “exceedingly low” after she admitted she double-crossed prosecutors. ...
18:26, 06/27/2019

Former Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in first sentence of college admissions scandal John Vandemoer is the first of the 22 defendants who have pleaded guilty in the nation's sweeping college admissions scandal to be sentenced.        ...
22:13, 06/12/2019

Top Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal Her 5-Year Sentence for Trying to Vote It was a case so unfair, it quickly became a go-to talking point to illuminate the criminal justice system’s deep racial inequities: Crystal Mason, a 44-year-old Texas woman was sentenced to five years in jail for unknowingly casting an illegal ballo...
22:26, 05/13/2019

Chaos erupts as former judge Tracie Hunter is dragged off to serve 6-month sentence After the jail sentence was imposed, Hunter went limp and was pulled out of the courtroom by a deputy.        ...
03:13, 07/23/2019

Hardline Egyptian Islamist receives five-year sentence for court siege case Hardline Egyptian Islamist leader Hazem Salah Abu Ismail's five-year sentence for his involvement in besieging a court in Nasr City in 2012 has been upheld by the country's top appeals court....
19:52, 05/04/2019

Cardinal George Pell will not seek reduced sentence if court upholds conviction Pell is returning to court to fight his sexual abuse conviction but will not appeal his six-year prison termDisgraced Cardinal George Pell will not seek a reduced sentence if the court of appeal upholds his conviction for sexually abusing two Melbour...
15:52, 05/27/2019

Military jury weighs sentence for U.S. Navy SEAL for posing with dead prisoner A military jury was set to decide on Wednesday whether to punish a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader who was acquitted of murdering a captured Islamic State fighter but convicted of unlawfully posing for pictures with the detainee's dead body....
12:52, 07/03/2019

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange given 50-week jail sentence for skipping bail The 47-year-old Australian sought asylum in Ecuador's London embassy in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex assault allegations.        ...
19:52, 05/01/2019

Federal prosecutors ask appeals court to uphold Tsarnaev conviction and death sentence Federal prosecutors Thursday urged the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals to reject Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's request for an appeal, and uphold his conviction and death sentence....
13:13, 06/28/2019

Bahrain court rejects request for alternative sentence for activist Rajab - lawyer A Bahraini court has rejected a motion filed by lawyers of prominent activist Nabeel Rajab asking it to pass an alternative to the jail term he is currently serving, his lawyer said on Monday....
13:13, 05/06/2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav: UN court orders Pakistan to review Indian 'spy' death sentence The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty for the former Indian navy commander. New Delhi had complained of an unfair trial and sought the ICJ's intervention....
18:39, 07/17/2019

Michael Cohen Heads to Prison to Begin His Sentence for Trump Hush-Money (NEW YORK) — Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and all-around fixer for President Donald Trump, is scheduled to begin serving a three-year prison sentence Monday for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of the freedom of expression....
18:52, 05/15/2019

Alex Trebek's shocking progress shows cancer is not always a 'death sentence': Dr. Nicole Saphier Revered 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek provided an update on his stage four pancreatic cancer this week, prompting Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier to reveal that technological advances in cancer treatment have allowed the diagnoses to b...
23:13, 05/30/2019

YouTube star Austin Jones gets 10-year sentence after asking minors to send him lewd videos A former YouTube star with a large teenage following was sentenced in Chicago federal court to 10 years in prison for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos.        ...
23:13, 05/05/2019

Deadly fire above secret nuclear bunker under Maryland house leads to prison sentence An eccentric computer hacker was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home....
12:13, 06/18/2019

World court orders review of Pakistan death sentence for Indian convicted of spying The World Court on Wednesday ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty given in 2017 to former Indian navy commander Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav who was convicted of being a spy, a document published on the court's website showed....
18:39, 07/17/2019

American man who reportedly stored his wife's remains in cooler gets 9-year sentence for child pornography A U.S. judge sentenced a man who was discovered in a Kansas storage unit with his two children and wife’s dismembered body to a nine-year prison sentence-- a sentence unrelated to his wife’s death. ...
08:00, 06/29/2019

Bahrain court refuses to grant jailed activist Rajab a non-custodial sentence - lawyer A Bahraini court has refused to grant the jailed human rights activist Nabeel Rajab a non-custodial sentence instead of the jail terms he currently serving, his lawyer said on Monday....
14:26, 05/06/2019

Stonewall at 50: LGBT activists ask 'what's next?' The Stonewall uprising is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but five decades later those who were there say there's more work to do....
23:26, 06/27/2019

Jersey Shore Cast Says Their Bond With Mike ''The Situation'' Sorrentino Has ''Grown Stronger'' During Prison Sentence Gearing up for the third season of Jersey Shore Family Vacation, the cast dazzled at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards. Notably, Jenni "JWoww" Farley, Deena Nicole Cortese,......
03:39, 06/18/2019

Bob Higgins sentence: Former Southampton football coach jailed for 24 years for sexually abusing young players Paedophile ex-football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for more than 24 years after being found guilty of sexually abusing young players over a 25-year period....
14:00, 06/12/2019

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotland....
23:00, 06/09/2019

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig in the north of Scotland as it was being towed out to sea and are staging a protest onboard.Greenpeace...
23:39, 06/09/2019

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Village....
03:13, 05/30/2019

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They are demanding that BP shut down drilling operations and invest in renewable energy....
11:52, 06/10/2019

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
14:52, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Activists say shelving bill is not enough Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forward...
18:39, 06/15/2019

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized internationally. Now its director, Alexandra Korolyova, has fled to Germany....
11:13, 07/22/2019

Michael Cohen arrives at US prison to serve 3-year sentence for tax crime, lies and payoffs to protect Trump OTISVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Cohen arrives at US prison to serve 3-year sentence for tax crime, lies and payoffs to protect Trump....
17:52, 05/06/2019

“Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence HONG KONG (AP) — “Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence....
06:52, 06/17/2019

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
15:13, 07/19/2019

Don't let animal activists stop needed HIV research At any given moment, millions of doctors and medical researchers across the globe are working toward a singular goal: that no illness should be a death sentence. One large leap was taken toward accomplishing that goal recently. For the second time in...
13:26, 05/09/2019

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police removed protesters who had boarded the vessel days earlier....
20:00, 06/14/2019

No diplomats, no Venezuelans as activists occupy DC embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — The Venezuelan embassy in the tony D.C. neighborhood of Georgetown has become an unlikely flashpoint in the fight over who will lead the South American nation. American activists supporting embattled President Nicolas Maduro have oc...
23:26, 05/07/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen candidates including home state Sen. Kamala Harris and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are set to speak a...
07:13, 06/01/2019

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at least 14 people by midday. Wednesday’s attacks mark a month since government forces escalated t...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Activists vow to stay inside the Venezuelan embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — Activists who have staged a protest inside the Venezuelan embassy for 35 days say they plan to stay put hours after law enforcement informed them they are trespassing on embassy property. “We are not following the order. It is...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to take action...
13:26, 04/29/2019

NYC activists plan alternative gay pride march for same day NEW YORK (AP) — Activists who believe that New York City’s massive gay pride parade has become too corporate are planning an alternative “Queer Liberation March” on the same day. Both events on June 30 will commemorate the 50th anni...
22:00, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Activists step up trainings for immigrants CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on “know-your-rights” training for immigrants (all times local): 3 p.m. With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ramped up one of their most basic organizing tools...
23:52, 06/22/2019

Pro-Maduro Activists Evicted From Venezuelan Embassy Police removed four activists from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and arrested them, the latest skirmish over the diplomatic compound between the supporters of the country’s two competing leaders....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Activists abandon occupation of drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists climbed down from a Seadrill drilling rig in Norway on Tuesday and are no longer occupying it, the environmental group told Reuters....
07:39, 04/30/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn its slate of 10 board nominees after reaching an agreement with the company. The group, comprising Legi...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company halts its plans drill new wells....
18:00, 06/10/2019

Activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy in DC Four activists refused to leave the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, even after they got an eviction notice. The group considers Nicolas Maduro to be Venezuela's legitimate president. Counter-demonstrators gathered outside the building. (May 14...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a persistent groundswell of support from the abortion rights movement....
03:52, 05/29/2019

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the breeding of captive animals unless their young are destined to be reintroduced into the wild. Barc...
11:39, 05/23/2019

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to support the grassroots movement Extinction Rebell...
09:26, 07/12/2019

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the telescope will desecrate sacred land. Supporters say it will bring economic and scientific benefits....
11:52, 07/16/2019

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The airstrike took place in the town of Maaret al-Numan...
12:00, 07/22/2019

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represents tribal-dominated Keonjhar....
08:26, 05/26/2019

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the agency vastly expanded its use of waivers to exempt small refineries from the nation's biofuel law....
23:52, 05/22/2019

UK Conservative lawmaker Brady considering leadership bid: BBC British Conservative Party lawmaker Graham Brady is considering running for the party's leadership following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, the BBC reported on Friday....
16:52, 05/24/2019

Opposition lawmaker in Georgia kept on bail TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A court in Georgia has turned down prosecutors’ request to jail an opposition lawmaker who faces charges of inciting disorder at a protest last week. The court in the capital, Tbilisi, on Thursday ruled against the prose...
16:26, 06/27/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a “mafia-style” attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authorities said Friday...
00:26, 05/11/2019

Democrats eye Mueller testimony on May 15, lawmaker says The House Judiciary Committee is looking to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify on May 15, a Democratic lawmaker said Sunday. Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), a committee member, said on "Fox News Sunday" that Mueller was tentatively scheduled ...
19:13, 05/05/2019

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....
22:39, 05/28/2019

Disgraced former Virginia lawmaker gets new opponent RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of having sex with his teenage secretary is facing an independent challenger after recently winning a Democr...
14:26, 06/19/2019

Lebanon lawmaker in violent standoff with ex-son-in-law A leaked police report says a Lebanese lawmaker from the Hezbollah group and a dozen gunmen attempted to storm a police station following a family dispute involving a high-speed car chase...
19:52, 07/14/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker: NYC needs more limits on helicopters NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A New York congresswoman is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to ban “non-essential” helicopter flights over Manhattan following a crash ...
05:39, 06/11/2019

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate change policies....
16:26, 06/12/2019

Meet the young activists shaking up South Africa The #FeesMustFall campaign created a new generation of political activists. But nearly four years later, how will they affect South Africa’s upcoming election?...
19:39, 04/28/2019

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...
09:13, 07/24/2019

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a cause celebre for animal rights....
22:26, 05/28/2019

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
13:26, 05/20/2019

Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ for killed protesters Thousands of Sudanese have flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in...
17:39, 07/13/2019

Activists blame Sen. Mike Lee for holding up 9/11 victims fund A Utah senator is holding up a vote to approve bipartisan legislation that would provide for 9/11 victims and their families, infuriating first responders who gave their all on that day, The Post has learned. Republican Sen. Mike Lee has placed a pro...
18:52, 07/17/2019

Activists call for end to family separations with cage installations #NoKidsInCages asks lawmakers to pass Keep Families Together Act by portraying migrant children in cages across New York CityThey lie prone on the ground across New York City, covered with the metallic blankets used in life-or-death emergencies. Rela...
21:13, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Activists: Sudan military assault clears sit-in Sudanese activists say an assault by security forces has almost completely cleared the sit-in area outside the military’s headquarters in the capital, Khartoum...
12:39, 06/03/2019

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former British colony into turmoil....
06:39, 07/12/2019

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets more attention in the party’s debates, after the issue received just seven minutes in the first two-hou...
22:26, 06/27/2019

Activists allege racism in treatment of St. Louis prosecutor ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some black activists say there’s an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner over her hiring of a man who led the investigation of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and who now faces perju...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
11:52, 04/29/2019

Russian opposition activists sentenced to 15 days in jail MOSCOW (AP) — An ally of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 15 days in jail on the day he was to be released. A Moscow court on Monday found Leonid Volkov guilty of violating rules for holding a rally last year. Navalny is...
16:26, 06/10/2019

Activists Call On G20 Leaders To Help "Liberate" Hong Kong More than a thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to raise the plight of Hong Kong with China and to support the full......
09:00, 06/26/2019

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France (AP) — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they face up to 10 years in prison. The...
16:13, 05/28/2019

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
11:26, 06/19/2019

Environmental activists demonstrate at Shell's shareholder meeting Environmental activists on Tuesday demonstrated outside the Royal Dutch Shell's annual general shareholder meeting, calling for the end of the use of fossil fuel....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on climate policy as the corporate sector prepares for the...
22:39, 06/13/2019

United States activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in DC With no diplomats and no Venezuelans left in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC, a group of United States activists have occupied the non-functioning embassy for a month....
03:39, 05/09/2019

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
02:39, 07/11/2019

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence against them following accusations of migrant trafficking...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists are launching a renewed effort to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short last year...
00:00, 05/29/2019

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official response. The groups say they will call on support...
13:26, 06/20/2019

Activists at Venezuela Embassy served with eviction notice WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. authorities have served an eviction notice to activists who have stayed for more than a month inside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, and asked them to leave immediately. Brian Becker, national director of the Answer Coali...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Activists protest killing of Ethiopian Israeli teenager Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Sunday in a town near Haifa. The teenager's killing stoked accusations of racism and police brutality in Israel....
04:39, 07/04/2019

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local livelihoods, water resources and wildlife....
14:52, 06/07/2019

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
09:26, 06/17/2019

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
04:39, 06/17/2019

Iranian paper says journalist, activists detained at protest An Iranian newspaper says one of its reporters was detained by police earlier this week while she was covering a protest marking International Workers' Day, in which dozens of labor activists were also arrested....
13:00, 05/04/2019

Thai activists accused of defaming king 'disappear' Rights groups have called on Thailand to explain the disappearance of three activists accused of insulting the monarchy. Separately, a man jailed under the country's lese-majeste laws has been freed in a royal pardon....
16:26, 05/10/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme Court ruling establishing a woman's right to it....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Activists say Istanbul Pride banned by Turkish authorities ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists in Istanbul say Turkish authorities have banned a pride march for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights for the fifth year. In a statement Sunday, the volunteer group organizing Istanbul Pride said the governor&#...
15:26, 06/30/2019

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Berlin police scuffle with activists at gentrification protest Berlin police scuffled on Wednesday with activists protesting against the gentrification of the German capital, where thousands demonstrated to highlight the city's shortage of affordable housing....
04:13, 05/02/2019

Animal activists face off with pro-fur advocates at city hearing Animal-rights advocates faced off against human-rights activists during a heated City Council hearing Wednesday on a bill to ban new sales of fur apparel in the Big Apple....
05:26, 05/16/2019

Activists demand pope ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Victims’ rights groups are calling on Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina, where they say the policy has not been carried out...
01:39, 05/03/2019

Canada civil liberties group says gov’t spied on activists The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association has released thousands of pages of heavily redacted documents purportedly showing the Canadian Security Intelligence Service illegally monitored groups opposed to a pipeline project...
03:00, 07/09/2019

Saudi Arabia Releases More Women Activists on Bail Saudi Arabia released on bail at least five women facing charges over their human-rights work in a case that has sparked widespread international criticism of the kingdom’s crackdown on dissent....
12:39, 05/03/2019

Four Woman Activists Temporarily Released In Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Thursday released at least four more detained women activists pending trial, campaigners said, bringing the total number of women provisionally freed to seven....
13:39, 05/03/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the women were also recently arrested....
08:13, 05/03/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, that is part of an effort to get the Supreme Court to reconsider its 1973 ruling...
18:26, 05/15/2019

Who stands between you and AI dystopia? These Google activists | Veena Dubal In this brave new digital world, the most effective oversight had come from an unlikely and surprising source: white-collar tech workers within GoogleThe most pressing moral, political and social issues of our time converge in and at Google. As the l...
15:39, 05/03/2019

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” that backs their assertions that the administration sought to suppress Hispanic votes. “You could smel...
23:52, 05/31/2019

The Latest: EU urges release of China democracy activists The European Union is mourning the victims of the 1989 crackdown on Tiananmen pro-democracy protests on its 30th anniversary and calling on China to release pro-democracy activists...
07:39, 06/04/2019

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little room for dissent....
17:00, 07/13/2019

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
09:52, 07/16/2019

Sweden grants asylum to 2 Pussy Riot activists Two members of the Russian protest group have won an appeal on their asylum claim in Sweden. The couple said they had received death threats and feared arrest if forced to return to Moscow....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow up" drug traffickers in a local slum....
03:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his ar...
17:26, 06/14/2019

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists say will “legitimise Chinese abduction” from the ci...
07:39, 06/07/2019

Hawaii activists protesting over start of work on telescope Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Far-left activists emboldened by Tiffany Cabán’s upset win Emboldened lefty activists are threatening Democratic primary challenges against veteran incumbents in next year’s state legislative races in the wake of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s protege Tiffany Caban’s upset victory in the Q...
03:00, 06/28/2019

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawLGBT campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay after judges at Kenya’s high court rejected a bid to repeal colonial-era laws criminalising gay sex.The ruling ...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Berta Cáceres case: a warning for those who would kill activists Trial is notable for highlighting land and nature defender murders that ordinarily go unpunishedThe sentencing on Thursday of seven men accused of murdering the Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres is only partial justice, but it should inspire an...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Climate activists call for action in Latin America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world. In Rio de Janeiro, a small group of students gathe...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Fracking tsar quits after six months and blames eco activists Natascha Engel says developing the industry would be ‘an impossible task’ The government’s fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, claiming policy relating to the controversial process means there is “no purpose” to her job.Natascha En...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were highlighting what they say is Germany's inaction on climate change....
23:26, 06/23/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, vivacious conga. Since it was launched in 2007, it has provided a moment for gay and transgender peop...
12:52, 05/12/2019

2 activists linked to Pussy Riot get asylum in Sweden Swedish broadcaster SVT says two activists linked to the Russian protest group Pussy Riot have successfully appealed their rejected asylum application and received shelter in Sweden...
17:26, 05/01/2019

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president’s son “evidently retarded.” Republican Rep. Arnold Mooney of Shelby ...
14:52, 05/23/2019

Now, BJP Lawmaker's Son Threatens Cop With Transfer In Uttar Pradesh The son of a BJP legislator allegedly faced off against the officer in-charge of the Soron Gate police station in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj today, even threatening to get him transferred if he fails to......
18:00, 06/26/2019

PM Theresa May Should Set Resignation Date Next Week: UK Lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman......
13:13, 05/11/2019

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion, who has been suspended for an......
20:52, 07/12/2019

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...
00:13, 05/29/2019

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back where you came from.'"...
06:26, 07/20/2019

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a Tory lawmaker could pose a headache for the UK's next prime minister....
15:00, 07/22/2019

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate change and cutting down on red tape will be her top priorities....
12:26, 07/14/2019

Former state lawmaker to challenge McConnell in GOP primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a “self-servi...
01:13, 05/30/2019

Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Seen Kicking Woman In Video, Says "Will Say Sorry" A BJP lawmaker in Gujarat is on camera thrashing and kicking a woman on a street, ignoring her screams, until a man stops him with a blow. In a video clip circulated on social media, the attacker, a......
13:00, 06/03/2019

Witness says Georgia lawmaker was the one who told man, 'Go back' The Georgia Democratic lawmaker who went viral with her claim that she was told to "go back where you came from" at a grocery store was actually the person who made the statement, a report said, citing a witnesses....
08:26, 07/24/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the House floor to voice his support for a woman's......
10:13, 05/03/2019

Robert Mueller won’t appear before Congress next week, lawmaker says House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler told reporters that he hopes not to have to subpoena Mueller to appear, but that he would do so if necessary....
21:13, 05/10/2019

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
12:00, 07/12/2019

Utah man pleads not guilty to threatening US lawmaker SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man charged with threatening to kill a member of Congress during a series of phone calls to the U.S. Capitol has pleaded not guilty. Scott Brian Haven entered his plea to one count of interstate transmission of threats to...
01:52, 06/14/2019

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also by the YSR Congress Party, the Biju Janata Dal......
01:00, 06/19/2019

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Vande Mataram, said TMC lawmaker Abhishek Banerjee....
13:26, 06/05/2019

Lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who’s drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating an anti-abortion demonstrator outside a Planned Parenthood clinic is promising to “do better.” Democratic state Rep. Brian S...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
01:13, 05/25/2019

Georgia lawmaker says white man told her ‘go back where you came from’ A black Georgia lawmaker says a white man cursed her out at a supermarket and told her to “go back where you came from.” Democratic State Rep. Erica Thomas said in a tear-filled Facebook Live video that she was in the express lane at a Pu...
07:26, 07/22/2019

Odisha Lawmaker Arrested For Forcing Engineer Do Sit-Ups Odisha Police on Monday arrested newly elected BJD MLA Saroj Kumar Meher for allegedly forcing a junior engineer from a tribal community to do sit-ups in public....
13:52, 06/24/2019

Lawmaker says he is trying to nail down a date for Mueller to testify The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday he was seeking to nail down a date to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify to Congress about his investigation into Russian election interference and attempts by P...
19:52, 05/01/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn't want direct or proxy war with US A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces....
11:13, 05/22/2019

Mexico protecting Venezuelan opposition lawmaker MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico says its diplomatic residence in Venezuela’s capital is providing protection to a member of that country’s opposition-controlled congress. The foreign affairs ministry says National Assembly member Franco Manuel ...
04:26, 05/15/2019

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African American lawmaker in Georgia said she was verbally attacked in a supermarket Friday by a middle-aged whit...
07:13, 07/20/2019

Why This Kerala Lawmaker Says He Doesn't Want Bouquets At Events TN Prathapan, newly elected Congress lawmaker from Kerala's Thrissur, is winning praise on social media for asking people to give him books instead of bouquets, shawls and mementoes at all the events......
18:26, 06/23/2019

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
17:00, 06/10/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety", even as Mexico City insists it is not meddling in the Venezuelan crisis....
17:13, 05/15/2019

Counter-Insurgency Ops After Killing Of Arunachal Lawmaker, Son, 9 Others A massive counter-insurgency operation has been launched in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district by security forces after 11 people, including a lawmaker and his son, were killed by NSCN (IM) militants.......
08:13, 05/22/2019

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from......
12:00, 05/27/2019

Israeli Firm Tied to Tool That Uses WhatsApp Flaw to Spy on Activists Researchers said the NSO Group had found a vulnerability, which was disclosed Monday, that was used to target the iPhone of a human-rights lawyer in London and perhaps others....
04:39, 05/14/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a battle. The Supreme Court could end up deciding the matter....
13:39, 05/16/2019

Activists lay sunflowers at memorial site for Hong Kong protester Hong Kong activists on Thursday lay sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site for a man who fell to his death during recent protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former British colony into turmoil....
16:13, 07/11/2019

Thai activists accused of insulting king have reportedly disappeared Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Friday....
21:13, 05/10/2019

Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Congress to Start Impeachment Hearings Liberal activists are ramping up pressure on Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, despite continued reservations from Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Progressive groups such as Credo, Stand Up America and Move on are calling for Ho...
03:39, 06/06/2019

Activists give jailed moms a Mother’s Day gift: bail PHOENIX (AP) — Paz Lopez was set to spend Mother’s Day behind bars. The 42-year-old mother of six had been locked up in a Phoenix jail for the past month on forgery and other charges. She couldn’t post her $2,050 bail. But on Thursday night she walke...
01:26, 05/12/2019

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visite...
09:52, 06/04/2019

Thai activists accused of insulting monarchy 'disappear' in Vietnam Deputy prime minister denies reports that Thailand is holding the three activists in custodyThree Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said, months after tw...
13:13, 05/10/2019

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a series of proposals to reform and improve the tech giant. ...
21:00, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong activists renew protest against extradition bill More than 100 people blocked a Hong Kong government building on Monday in protest against proposed legislation allowing extraditions to mainland China that they want scrapped....
12:13, 06/24/2019

Vietnam imprisoning more political activists in online crackdown: report HANOI — Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of conscience increase by almost a third since last year. N...
19:52, 05/13/2019

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the activist group Extinction Rebellion NYC, first gathered at Bryant Park at around noon and then marched th...
13:52, 06/23/2019

Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines despite police orders to leave the place immediately, citing life-threatening danger. Authorities pulled out some of the pro...
13:26, 06/23/2019

Hong Kong activists call on G20 leaders to help 'liberate' city More than a thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to raise the plight of Hong Kong with China and to support the full scrapping of a controversial extradition bill....
06:13, 06/26/2019

Climate activists disrupt British cities with 'summer uprising' Environmental activists sought to sow chaos in five British cities on Monday in a bid to force the government to act to help avert what they cast as a climate cataclysm....
13:00, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Greenpeace activists block entrance to BP HQ demanding an end of oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP headquarters in London on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
11:39, 05/20/2019

Hong Kong activists call on G-20 leaders to help 'liberate' city More than 1,000 protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G-20 summit to raise the plight of Hong Kong with China....
16:52, 06/26/2019

Activists demand Pope Francis ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Activists descended on the capital this week, calling for Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina....
18:52, 05/04/2019

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forward...
16:13, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany, one says Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city....
16:26, 05/22/2019

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 protested against coal in the western city of Aachen....
17:52, 06/28/2019

'48 years is enough': activists and celebrities call for release of ex-Black Panther Seventy-five public figures sign letter to New York governor asking for release of Jalil Muntaqim after nearly five decades in prisonLeading civil rights activists, academics, actors and writers are calling on Andrew Cuomo to release Jalil Muntaqim, ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last....
20:39, 05/21/2019

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have breached an injunction designed to stop them demonstrating outside a fracking site in Lancashire, which ...
18:39, 06/28/2019

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nevertheless, hundreds of activists across Germany......
11:39, 06/18/2019

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the city sweltered under a record-breaking heatwave that many blame on global warming....
19:52, 06/28/2019

Activists rally in support of Rep. Ilhan Omar after death threats Members of Congress and black activists gathered Tuesday in Washington, D.C., to show support for Rep. Ilhan Omar after she faced death threats fueled by racism and Islamophobia....
04:00, 05/01/2019

Anti-fracking activists hail resignation of shale gas tsar Natascha Engel quit government role after six months over ‘ridiculous’ regulationsAnti-fracking campaigners have welcomed the resignation of the government’s shale gas commissioner, who quit in frustration at “ridiculous” regulations limiting driller...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Citizens, activists hope for peace after clash with Memphis police The Memphis community where a young black man was slain this week by federal agents as they tried to arrest him remained tense after a night of violent protests, but community activists and a mayoral candidate hoped the weekend would be calm....
12:39, 06/14/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the supreme court a...
21:00, 05/21/2019

North Korea hackers ‘Venus-121’ behind attack on activists, firm says A South Korean cybersecurity firm has identified a North Korea hacking group that recently launched a spear-phishing attack while impersonating employees of Seoul's unification ministry....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Activists ask leaders at G20 to urge Japan to uphold commercial whaling ban As Japan prepares to relaunch its commercial whaling practices, environmentalists have called for leaders at the G20 summit to speak up. Japan stopped commercial whaling more than 30 years ago....
12:39, 06/28/2019

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutions shows, a trend proponents said undercuts the case for proxy rule changes sought by business group...
20:26, 07/11/2019

Indonesia jails Pole for treason in Papua after meeting activists An Indonesian court jailed on Thursday a Polish man for five years after finding him guilty of plotting against the state with separatist activists in the easternmost province of Papua, his lawyer said....
14:52, 05/02/2019

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more than 1.5 million young people in more than 125 countries walked out of schools, colleges and universitie...
08:52, 06/28/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city....
22:26, 05/22/2019

Ex-U.S. Marine held by Russia in spy case illegally isolated: activists A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying is being illegally isolated in a Moscow pre-trial detention center and prevented from communicating with visitors, Russian rights activists and U.S. diplomats said....
13:00, 06/05/2019

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in companies that burn coal....
15:52, 05/24/2019

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species....
18:00, 07/15/2019

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressure on Democratic leaders in Congress to back a push to oust the president....
22:39, 06/15/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
03:39, 05/24/2019

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s last rebel stronghold...
14:13, 07/13/2019

Police fire tear gas at Pride parade activists in Istanbul Police allowed parade reps to make a short statement to reporters — and then cops in riot gear tried to disperse the crowd by macing them. Police dogs and water-cannon vehicles were also at the scene....
04:26, 07/01/2019

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening to close their accounts unless the bank plays nice....
07:39, 05/26/2019

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took half a century, but this LGBT Pride month, the New York police department finally apologized for the i...
09:26, 06/14/2019

Rights groups call for investigation of killing of Pakistani activists Human rights groups have called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of three people by the military during a protest by ethnic minority Pashtun people against heavy-handed treatment by the security forces....
14:26, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help 'liberate' city Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday, urging leaders gathering for this week's G20 summit to back their demand to scrap a much criticized extradition bill....
23:00, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help ‘liberate’ city HONG KONG – Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday, urging leaders gathering for this week’s summit of G20 nations to back their demand to scrap a controversial extraditio...
22:39, 06/26/2019

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's handling of an extradition bill revives other......
09:13, 07/14/2019

Activists show bleeding bulls in call to end Pamplona stampedes Animal rights activists are calling for an end to the famed Pamplona bull runs by releasing video of the doomed animals bleeding profusely – including from their noses and mouths, according to a report. The campaigners from Animal Guardians and La To...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Environmental activists climb aboard Equinor drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists climbed on Monday aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor to explore for oil and gas in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
07:52, 04/29/2019

Three Influential Activists Have Launched an Organization to Mobilize Women in U.S. Politics (WASHINGTON) — Three of the nation’s most influential activists are launching an organization that aims to harness the political power of women to influence elections and shape local and national policy priorities. Dubbed Supermajority, t...
05:00, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Young climate activists get ready for court test PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on young people suing the U.S. government over climate change (all times local): 12 p.m. Young people who sued the U.S. government over climate change are preparing for a key court test as the Trump administration tri...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. State and local officials will try to close the r...
01:52, 07/16/2019

Man says he killed black teen for listening to rap music. Activists want #JusticeforElijah Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music.        ...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Sexual abuse claims could further sideline Afghan women, say activists Allegations of sexual abuse in the presidential palace have sparked an outcry in Afghanistan. An investigation has been launched into the problem, but activists say the situation will jeopardize women's rights further....
16:39, 05/29/2019

'Speared' activists protest Spain's Pamplona bull runs Dozens of half-naked protesters lay on the street with fake spears jutting from their backs on the eve of the Spanish festival of San Fermin on Friday, in a recreation of the technique used to weaken bulls in a bullfight....
16:13, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 3-Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
11:39, 04/29/2019

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday called for an end to "circus-style" dolphin shows at the theme parks....
07:00, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
20:00, 05/20/2019

‘We need everyone’: youth activists call on adults to join climate strikes A general strike globally on 20 September could be a ‘turning point in our history’, they sayRead the call to action by Greta Thunberg and other youth climate strikersGreta Thunberg and leading youth strikers for climate action from across the world ...
18:39, 05/23/2019

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a sit-in protest near the Afghanistan border....
09:00, 05/27/2019

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong....
20:00, 05/22/2019

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing for disaster. The indigenous organizer from the Fort Peck reservation in Montana fears that the prop...
14:52, 05/01/2019

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of killing jobs in local businesses, not paying enough taxes and exacerbating climate change....
17:00, 07/03/2019

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new U.S. tariffs on its southern neighbor....
07:13, 06/11/2019

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and killing five people inside it, including three members of a single family....
14:52, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong activists get asylum in Germany; denounce extradition law Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city....
12:13, 05/23/2019

Britain's May should set resignation date next week: senior lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman said on Saturday....
11:39, 05/11/2019

"Just The Trailer": Mukul Roy's One-Liner As Trinamool Lawmaker Joins BJP Taking a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP leader Mukul Roy said "yeh trailer hai, film abhi baki hai", a popular one-liner, as one more Trinamool Congress assembly lawmaker and......
20:52, 06/24/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media. Pavle Bogoevski, 33, a lawmaker f...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Can't Be Disqualified As Lawmaker, Never Quit From Party: Alpesh Thakor Maverick legislator Alpesh Thakor, who had quit the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections in April, has now turned around and claimed he had only resigned from all posts but not from the......
02:00, 06/29/2019

Pakistan arrests second Pashtun lawmaker over attack on army PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani provincial spokesman says authorities have arrested the second lawmaker behind an alleged attack a military post earlier this week. Shaukat Yousafzai, a spokesman in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanis...
15:00, 05/30/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker changing plea in corruption case LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker who is also the governor’s nephew is changing his plea to federal charges he spent thousands of dollars in campaign funds on trips, groceries and other personal expenses. A notice for a change...
18:39, 06/24/2019

BJP Issues Notice To Lawmaker Who Was Seen Kicking Woman On Video Hours after getting him to issue an apology, the Gujarat BJP on Monday issued a showcause notice on its Ahmedabad legislator Balram Thawani for kicking a woman and asked him to explain why......
00:00, 06/04/2019

Massage Services On Trains Is "Against Indian Culture" Says Lawmaker The railways' plan of providing massage services to its passengers has come under criticism, with Indore Lok Sabha lawmaker Shankar Lalwani writing to Union minister Piyush Goyal, saying that it is......
17:13, 06/13/2019

Hours After PM's Discipline Meet, BJP Lawmaker Says "We Will Spill Blood" In an apparent snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's warning to BJP leaders to steer clear of controversy, a lawmaker from Madhya Pradesh today declared his party would "spill blood" for the release......
14:52, 07/04/2019

Himachal BJP Lawmaker Files Complaint Over Facebook Id Used To Defame Him A Himachal Pradesh BJP MLA Monday lodged a police complaint that he is being "defamed" through a fake facebook account and alleged the Congress was engineering it as the party leaders were "furious"......
06:39, 05/28/2019

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
05:26, 05/28/2019

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
12:52, 05/29/2019

After Pragya Thakur, Another BJP Lawmaker Praises Godse As "Nationalist" A BJP lawmaker from Indore today revived the controversy over her party colleagues glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse when she called him a "nationalist", just weeks after Pragya......
22:39, 05/29/2019

"Ban PM For 72 Years": Akhilesh Yadav On PM's Trinamool Lawmaker Claim Attacking Narendra Modi for claiming that 40 Trinamool legislators were in touch with him, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said the prime minister should be "banned for 72 years"......
09:52, 04/30/2019

Center-right EU lawmaker says he will back socialist assembly head The center-right leader of EU lawmakers, Germany's Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his group was ready to back a socialist pick for president of the bloc's assembly....
22:39, 07/02/2019

BJP Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns On Video Expelled For 6 Years BJP lawmaker Pranav Singh 'Champion', who was seen dancing with guns in his hands in a video widely shared on social media, has been expelled from the party for six years....
14:00, 07/17/2019

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
05:39, 05/25/2019

Police: Arkansas woman arrested in ex-lawmaker’s death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her home. Arkansas State Police on Friday night said they arrested 48-year-old Rebec...
02:39, 06/15/2019

UP Congress Lawmaker Injured After Car Overturns, Blames BJP For "Attack" Uttar Pradesh Congress legislator Aditi Singh was injured today after her car and another one in her convoy overturned while she was on her way to Rae Bareli from Lucknow. She has accused the BJP of......
22:13, 05/14/2019

‘Drunk’ Japan lawmaker apologizes after urging war against Russia Friction between Japan and Russia is rising after a Japanese lawmaker urged other politicians to declare war against Russia to "regain" the Kuril Islands....
21:26, 05/14/2019

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of the state government in the House....
13:26, 07/19/2019

"If Congress Was Part Of Alliance...": Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections would have been......
02:00, 05/30/2019

Family of slain ex-Arkansas lawmaker “sickened” by arrest LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead outside of her home says it is “sickened and upset” by the thought that one of her friends could have been involved in her death. Authorities on Fri...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on Friday, RIA news agency reported....
19:52, 05/24/2019

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infighting continues in the Congress....
20:52, 07/12/2019

BJP May Take Action Against Mandi Lawmaker For Missing PM Modi's Rally The BJP's Himachal Pradesh unit may soon take action against its Mandi MLA Anil Sharma for not attending a rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi held in the assembly segment earlier this month, a......
19:26, 05/21/2019

Never Left Mumbai, Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker, Now In Different Hotel A dozen legislators from Karnataka, who flew to Mumbai three days ago after resigning from the state assembly are still camping here, a legislator said, a day after reports said they were being moved......
00:39, 07/10/2019

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy...
00:52, 06/19/2019

Democratic lawmaker films himself berating abortion protester PHILADELPHIA — A Democratic Pennsylvania state lawmaker is drawing criticism for recording himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, calling her an “old white lady” and her protest “grotesque.” State ...
06:39, 05/07/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker pleads guilty in corruption cases LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker who is Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s nephew has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes and filing a false tax return, part of an agreement with federal prosecutors in a sprawling corruption probe. Former ...
22:26, 06/25/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrictive antiabortion bill....
08:26, 05/18/2019

Case Filed Against BJD Lawmaker For Forcing Junior Engineer To Do Sit-Ups A PWD junior engineer, who was allegedly forced by a newly elected BJD assembly lawmaker in Odisha to do sit-ups in public, Friday claimed the legislator had even asked an executive engineer to slap......
19:52, 06/07/2019

After SOS Video, Husband Of UP Lawmaker's Daughter Assaulted At Court The husband of Sakshi Misra, an Uttar Pradesh BJP lawmaker's daughter who had alleged threats from her family, was attacked today at the Allahabad High Court, where the couple had gone to......
10:26, 07/15/2019

Democratic lawmaker says Congress' oversight of WH is no 'partisan issue' House Oversight Committee Member Raja Krishnamoorthi said Thursday that Congress' continuing demands for information from the White House and others in President Trump's orbit should not be seen as a "partisan issue."...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated....
08:52, 05/10/2019

"Impressive", Jay Panda Tweets On BJP's Youngest Lawmaker. His Response A tweet by BJP spokesperson Baijayant Jay Panda praising his younger colleague from Karnataka, Tejasvi Surya, for seeking a citizens' list similar to the one being prepared in BJP-ruled Assam,......
11:00, 07/11/2019

Ferguson activist turned lawmaker resigns from Legislature ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri’s largely conservative Legislature, is giving up his House seat, in part due to mental health struggles. Franks was first elected in 2016, two...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Alpesh Thakor, Another Former Congress Lawmaker Join BJP In Gujarat Former Congress legislators Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala, who had quit apparently after voting against the party candidate in the by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seats earlier this month, joined the......
18:00, 07/18/2019

UP Lawmaker Urges Boycott Of "Pro-BJP Shopkeepers", Protests Follow Samajwadi Party lawmaker Nahid Hasan has sparked off a controversy by asking the people of his assembly constituency, Kairana, to boycott "pro-BJP" shopkeepers and instead procure their everyday......
23:52, 07/22/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turned down his demand....
01:00, 05/18/2019

BS Yedyurappa Attacks HD Kumaraswamy For Accusing BJP Of Bribing Lawmaker Hitting back at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for accusing the BJP of attempting to bribe one of his party legislators, state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday asked him to clearly name......
19:52, 06/19/2019

GOP lawmaker: US soldiers threatened with kidnapping and killing in Iran The decision to bolster U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf was made after a Hezbollah proxy group received instructions to kill and kidnap U.S. soldiers, according to Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas....
06:13, 05/18/2019

Outgoing Arkansas lawmaker takes job with Little Rock mayor LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The top Democrat in Arkansas’ majority-Republican House who resigned from office is taking a job leading the Little Rock mayor’s staff. Mayor Frank Scott announced Friday that he had hired former Rep. Charles Blak...
20:00, 05/17/2019