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The 1975’s Matty Healy kisses male fan to protest anti-gay laws in Dubai

The 1975’s first gig in Dubai may be their last after the British pop band’s singer Matty Healy planted a kiss on a male fan who wanted to marry him...

The 1975’s Matty Healy kisses male fan to protest anti-gay laws in Dubai

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Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the country without needing permission from a male relative,...
20:39, 07/11/2019

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial - a move which some fear puts the city's core freedoms at ris...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures push laws amid quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a social media storm with a call for women to join her in a sex strike, to protest against stri...
00:39, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano Calls for Sex Strike to Protest Strict Abortion Laws Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melro...
00:26, 05/12/2019

The Handmaid's Tale's Ann Dowd Says 'Put Your Phone Down and Protest' New Anti-Abortion Laws The Handmaid’s Tale has entered its third season—and is starting to feel more like a plausible warning than a dystopian nightmare, as more states, like Georgia, continue to sign laws restricting access to safe and legal abortions. Now, the woman who ...
00:26, 06/13/2019

Alyssa Milano called for a ‘sex strike’ to protest anti-abortion laws. It didn’t go over well. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Alyssa Milano tweeted. "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back."...
02:26, 05/12/2019

Mexico president accused of hypocrisy for backing tough anti-protest laws Andrés Manuel López Obrador – who made his name as a protester – backs laws that could see activists jailed for 20 yearsMexico’s president – a man who made his name blockading Pemex petroleum installations in southeastern Tabasco state – has been cri...
08:00, 07/30/2019

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that it would be harder for Washington to make a trade deal with Beijing if there was violence in the form...
04:52, 08/20/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws, gets slammed on Twitter Alyssa Milano is calling on her followers to join her in a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws – and the response has been mostly negative.        ...
00:26, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano is holding a sex strike to fight back against changing abortion laws. Here's the history behind the controversial method of protest. Rich Fury/Getty Images Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Saturday to call for a sex strike in protest of recently-changed abortion laws across the country. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies, we just cannot risk pregnancy," Milano sa...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Mariners’ Gordon, Healy placed on IL, Bass signed ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Seattle Mariners placed second baseman Dee Gordon and third baseman Ryon Healy on the 10-day injured list and signed right-hander Anthony Bass to a one-year contract with a $950,000 salary while in the major leagues. Gordo...
07:26, 05/22/2019

Kikuchi, Healy lead Mariners to 10-1 rout of Yankees NEW YORK (AP) — Yusei Kikuchi was brilliant on the mound in his Yankee Stadium debut, Ryon Healy had four extra-base hits and the Seattle Mariners routed New York 10-1 Wednesday night. Healy homered and hit three doubles to help the Mariners win for ...
04:39, 05/09/2019

Singer in the 1975 Matt Healy defies UAE's anti-gay law by kissing man at concert Matt Healy tells gay fans God loves them, in country where gay sex is illegalThe singer of the band the 1975 defied Dubai’s anti-LGBT laws during a concert on Wednesday by venturing into the crowd and kissing a male fan on the lips.Video footage take...
01:13, 08/16/2019

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in his own nationalist image....
16:13, 06/07/2019

Grandmas pissed about PC parents’ ban on ‘unwanted’ kisses When Hester Mundis visits her 5-year-old grandson, he runs to her shouting “Nini!” “He waits for my kiss and then immediately looks to see what I’ve brought him,” says the 80-year-old Kingston, NY, writer. “Growing up in Brooklyn, I always got grandm...
03:52, 08/08/2019

Program under fire for saying kids need to ‘consent’ to grandma kisses No means no — even for Grandma. An Australian program is trying to educate young children on sexual consent by explaining they have the right to even tell Granny to hold back on her kisses. But the push is taking heat — from the older gen...
00:13, 07/29/2019

Brooks Koepka finally kisses Jena Sims after PGA Championship win Brooks Koepka got his championship and Jena Sims got her kiss. Koepka, who twice shutdown his girlfriend’s attempts at a smooch before the final round of the PGA Championship, won the event – after a little bit of on-course drama – at Bethpage Black ...
03:52, 05/20/2019

"When Mother Kisses Son, Is It Sex?" Jitan Ram Manjhi Defends Azam Khan Bihar leader Jitan Ram Manjhi today came to the defence of Samajwadi leader Azam Khan whose sexist remarks in parliament against Lok Sabha deputy speaker Rama Devi evoked outrage. Azam Khan's remark,......
15:52, 07/28/2019

Philippines President Kisses 5 Filipino Women At Public Event In Japan Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte kissed five Filipino women on stage during a speech in Japan's Tokyo, in front of his longtime partner, and said beautiful women helped him "get cured" from being......
19:26, 05/31/2019

Brooks Koepka kisses Jena Sims at US Open after PGA Championship drama It seems Brooks Koepka did not want to make the same mistake twice. After the golfer was dragged on social media for rejecting kisses from girlfriend Jena Sims during last month’s PGA Championship, Koepka, 29, gave his lady love a peck on Sunda...
16:52, 06/17/2019

From Stinky First Kisses to Puppeteer Meltdowns, Look Back at Dating #NoFilter's Most OMG Moments! Ever experience a cringe-worthy first date? Don't worry, you're not alone. As fans witnessed in season one of Dating #NoFilter, dating is not an easy task, especially when cameras......
23:39, 08/01/2019

Enrique Hernandez Gets Heckled, Smacks Home Run, Blows Kisses At Hecklers The Rockies were already down one run late in Thursday’s game, and then some doofuses behind home plate had to go ahead and motivate Enrique Hernandez to put them in a deeper hole. Bad idea!...
20:52, 06/28/2019

Dog kisses blamed for devastating infection that cost a woman her hands and legs Dogs are man’s best friend, but their mouths aren’t the most sterile things in the world. In fact, a dog’s mouth can be downright disgusting, and an Ohio woman just found that out in the worst possible way. As CNN reports, Marie Tra...
15:00, 08/07/2019

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abortion laws are built on anti-abortion lies. Lies about things like who has abortions, how abortions wo...
16:00, 06/03/2019

Boxing News at Five: Fury vs. Martin is a “real possibility” for September, Kovalev allegedly kisses and throws money at woman on plane It appears we are getting closer to Tyson Fury vs. Charles Martin becoming a reality, while Sergey Kovalev can't stay out of trouble The post Boxing News at Five: Fury vs. Martin is a “real possibility” for September, Kovalev allegedly kisses and thr...
04:52, 07/31/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend talks with protest leaders: protest leader Sudan's military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body, a leader of the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces said on Wednesday....
03:39, 05/16/2019

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9....
15:13, 06/03/2019

How to spend a day in Dubai for less than $100 We break down a typical tourist's day in Dubai by cost, based on popular hotels, restaurants, and activities. We give budget alternatives in each of those three categories, giving people an itinerary that won't break the bank. Walk around Dubai's Go...
00:52, 06/02/2019

Watch How To Spend A Day In Dubai For Less Than $100 100 USD - or approximately Rs 7,000 - is actually enough money to cover your stay, food and sightseeing for a day if you're exploring Dubai on a budget....
11:26, 06/20/2019

First time in Dubai? Here are 5 things you should do Camel rides, touring the tallest building in the world and kite surfing on a city beach are some of the things you can do in Dubai.       ...
01:00, 07/16/2019

How Dubai's decadent brunches are getting greener When writer Guy Beringer introduced the concept of brunch more than a century ago -- a civilized late-morning meal, not as early as breakfast or as heavy as Sunday lunch -- he could not have foreseen what it would become in its most elite incarnation...
20:00, 07/08/2019

Eight Indians Among 17 Killed In Bus Crash In Dubai The bus was travelling from Oman to Dubai with 31 passengers when it crashed into a sign board on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road at around 5:40 PM on Thursday....
09:26, 06/07/2019

Dubai-based ASA Ventures considers itself a VC 2.0 In May 2019, Dubai-based venture capital firm ASA Ventures is starting a 12-week start-up booster programme called RevUp to give a helping hand to startups.Venture capital (VC) is a financial lifeline for startups to keep them afloat as it goes throu...
19:52, 04/28/2019

The most spectacular money-no-object experiences in Dubai Dubai has broad range of high-end attractions to cater to the superwealthy. From from gold body masks to yatch parties, these are the most spectacular, money-no-object experiences....
09:52, 08/07/2019

10 things visitors can do in Dubai that they couldn't a decade ago Dubai has seen a lot of changes over the last decade -- to culture and custom as well as skylines and shorelines. We looks at some of the new possibilities for foreigners....
15:13, 07/22/2019

Police say Oman-Dubai bus crashes, killing 17 in UAE DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Dubai say 17 people were killed when bus from Oman crashed in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai police announced the death toll in tweets published early Friday. Police say the bus crashed into a sign on She...
04:52, 06/07/2019

Dubai's Mashreqbank raises $175 mln with bond reopening Dubai's Mashreqbank has raised $175 million via a "tap" of a $500 million bond the bank issued in February which is due in 2024, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed....
16:26, 05/22/2019

Report: Dubai plane that crashed followed others too close DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Experts investigating a fatal airplane crash that killed four people working on improvements at Dubai International Airport say the aircraft involved had followed too close to other larger planes just before the cra...
13:26, 06/23/2019

Pakistan Cricketer Hasan Ali To Soon Marry Indian In Dubai Hasan Ali admitted that he is marrying Shamia Arzoo in Dubai. Shamia is a flight engineer with Emirates Airlines while her family is settled in Delhi....
06:52, 08/03/2019

Dubai’s DP World acquires oil shipping firm Topaz for $1.1B DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — International port operator DP World has acquired a major oil and gas marine logistics provider for nearly $1.1 billion. Dubai-based DP World announced on Monday that it had acquired 100% of Topaz from the Oman-list...
17:00, 07/01/2019

How Dubai is building one of the highest infinity pools in the world At Dubai's Palm Tower, an infinity swimming pool that's 210 meters high will offer 360-degree views of the Palm Jumeirah, Indian Ocean and the Dubai skyline....
11:39, 07/31/2019

The Latest: Dubai newspaper criticizes Iran's top diplomat The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:30 a.m....
12:13, 05/28/2019

Dubai To Offer Free 30-Day Alcohol Licence For Tourists Dubai will now offer a free 30-day alcohol licence for tourists, a move that ensures visitors will not be penalised for breaking the law, the media reported on Friday....
11:52, 07/12/2019

Plane crash near Dubai International Airport kills four DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A small plane involved in upgrading a runway at Dubai International Airport crashed Thursday night, killing four people and halting traffic at the world’s busiest airport for international travel for nearly an hour...
19:26, 05/17/2019

New 2020 Land Rover Defender tested in Dubai News 2 Aug, 2019 Land Rover has continued the forthcoming Defender’s rigorous testing programme with a stint in the desert sand dunes of Dubai...
16:00, 08/02/2019

Thunder Snow makes Dubai World Cup history It's "where the world's best meet, from far and near," according to Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who ahead of the Dubai World Cup had penned a 24-line poem in honor of the prestigious event....
22:13, 04/30/2019

New Land Rover Defender tests with Red Cross in Dubai Set to be unveiled fully at the Frankfurt motor show, we've got all you need to know on the reborn 4x4 icon here Land Rover is readying the 2020 Defender for its hotly anticipated unveiling at September's Frankfurt motor show, and has entered a new ...
17:52, 08/05/2019

Three Britons and a South African killed in Dubai air crash Investigation launched after UK-registered light aircraft crashes near Dubai international airport Three Britons and a South African have died in a plane crash near Dubai international airport, according to the Emirati authorities.A UK-registered lig...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Dubai's Princess Haya Wants Protection From City's Ruler. She's Not First An ongoing international custody battle between Dubai's ruler and one of his wives has undermined the deliberately cultivated image of the city as a playground for Western tourists that embraces......
15:39, 08/01/2019

"There Was Blood Everywhere": Dubai Bus Accident Survivor Recounts Horror The bus, coming from Oman's capital Muscat to Dubai, was carrying 31 passengers when it crashed into a height barrier that cut the left side of the bus and killed 17 passengers sitting on that side....
15:00, 06/08/2019

Indian Woman Dies After Hip Replacement Surgery In Dubai An Indian woman chef has died in Dubai due to complications allegedly arising after a hip replacement surgery at a private hospital here, according to media reports....
12:52, 05/13/2019

Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday....
21:52, 06/15/2019

Gold Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Seized From 18 Dubai, Colombo Passengers Gold worth over Rs one crore has been recovered from 18 air passengers who arrived from Dubai and Colombo on Saturday, the Customs Department said Sunday....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Omani Driver Gets 7 Years In Jail For Dubai Bus Accident That Killed 17 The Omani bus driver, who rammed the vehicle into a height barrier in Dubai that killed 17 people, including 12 Indians, has been sentenced to seven years in jail followed by deportation and ordered......
15:52, 07/12/2019

Fatal bus crash in Dubai leaves 17 dead, several more injured: police A bus crash in Dubai Thursday night left 17 people dead, including 12 Indian nationals, after police say “negligence” led the driver to crash into a warning sign....
00:52, 06/08/2019

Dubai's Princess Haya seeks legal protection in London Princess Haya, the estranged wife of Dubai's ruler, has requested a forced marriage protection order in a London court. The princess is locked in a legal row with Sheikh Mohammed over the welfare of their two children....
22:26, 07/30/2019

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway moves into Dubai despite property slump The real estate affiliate of billionaire investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Sunday it will expand its brokerage operations into the Middle East by opening an office in Dubai....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Dubai princess seeks forced marriage protection order The sixth wife of the billionaire ruler of Dubai has applied to a London court for a forced marriage protection order, the UK's Press Association news agency reported Tuesday....
20:26, 07/30/2019

Dubai’s ambition is not just to bring advanced technologies and automating tasks Digital transformation is not a new concept to Dubai. The city’s smart transformation journey began in 1999 with the establishment of the e-Government, later know as Smart Dubai Government (SDG). SDG, an establishment now within the Smart Duba...
15:26, 07/01/2019

IMA Ponzi Scam Mastermind, Back From Dubai, Arrested In New Delhi Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the main accused in the multi-crore IMA Ponzi scam was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate after he landed in New Delhi from Dubai at about 1:50 am today. Central agencies......
06:39, 07/19/2019

Dubai's GEMS to meet banks for $1.65 bln refinancing - LPC news service Dubai-based GEMS Education is meeting banks in London and New York this week to discuss refinancing worth $1.65 billion, according to LPC, a fixed income news service that is part of Refinitiv....
10:26, 07/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Dubai's DP World acquires Topaz Energy in $1 bln deal DP World, one of the world's largest port operators, on Monday said it had acquired Dubai-headquartered oil services and marine logistics company Topaz Energy and Marine in a deal worth $1.08 billion on an enterprise value basis....
09:39, 07/01/2019

Dubai's ruler battles wife in UK court after she fled emirate British government alleged to have been lobbied for return of Princess HayaA legal battle between two of the most prominent Middle Eastern royals has been launched in the London courts amid claims that the UK government has been lobbied over the case...
20:00, 07/01/2019

Zaha Hadid-designed hotel nears completion in Dubai Dubai's hotels are among the most luxurious and extravagant in the world. But there's one that's about to set itself apart from all others in the Emirate....
15:26, 08/09/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Financials, property elevate Dubai, most of Gulf up Dubai's stock market rose sharply on Wednesday, buoyed by financial and real estate shares, to lead gains in most major Gulf bourses. Dubai's index closed 1.8% higher with all its real estate shares gaining. Blue-chip developer Emaar Propertie...
16:26, 05/22/2019

Dubai: Princess Haya's flight to UK threatens diplomatic crisis Wife of sheikh is said to fear kidnap after disappearances of other female royalsPrincess Haya Bint al-Hussein’s flight to Britain is threatening to provoke a diplomatic crisis as her husband, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai...
22:52, 07/06/2019

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sets New Lap Record At The Dubai Autodrome Circuit The new Jaguar XE SV Project 8 has lapped the 5.39 km Dubai Autodrome GP circuit in 2:18:81 minutes, making it the fastest four-door saloon car around the Dubai Autodrome circuit....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Why Paul Pogba, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mo Salah have all trained in Dubai Elite athletes from around the world are heading to the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex, which was designed with the aspiration to become one of the world's best....
19:26, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday....
22:13, 06/15/2019

New Land Rover Defender: testing begins with Red Cross in Dubai Set to be unveiled fully at the Frankfurt motor show, the 2020 Defender has entered its final stages of on- and off-road testing Land Rover is readying the 2020 Defender for its hotly anticipated unveiling at September's Frankfurt motor show, and ha...
10:52, 08/02/2019

Crew Members of Attacked Norwegian-Owned Tanker Now in Dubai NICOSIA, Cyprus — Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days in Iran. Associated Press journalists saw the crew members of the MT Front Altair after their Iran Ai...
21:26, 06/15/2019

Dubai’s Princess Haya wants protection from the glitzy city’s ruler. She’s not the first. A custody battle between Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum and one of his wives has undermined the deliberately cultivated image of the city as a playground for Western tourists that embraces modern sensibilities....
03:39, 08/01/2019

Dubai Ruler, Estranged Wife Court Battle Set For November A legal battle between the ruler of Dubai and his estranged wife over their children's welfare will be heard by England's High Court in November, a judge decided Wednesday....
23:13, 07/31/2019

The Latest: Tanker crew land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman have landed in Dubai after two days in Iran. Associate...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Three British Crew Killed In Dubai Plane Crash: Report Three British people and a South African were killed Thursday in a plane crash close to Dubai airport, the United Arab Emirates' state news agency reported....
08:52, 05/17/2019

The Last All-Male Board on the S&P 500 Is No Longer The S&P 500’s last company without a female board director, Copart, has announced it had appointed CyrusOne Inc.’s chief financial officer, 61-year-old Diane Morefield, to its board....
12:13, 07/25/2019

MIDEAST-STOCKS-Financials lift Dubai, most Gulf markets rise Dubai stocks rose on Sunday, lifted by financials and real estate, while other Gulf markets also gained after falling in recent sessions amid concerns about rising geopolitical risk in the region....
15:13, 06/30/2019

Private-Equity Firm Abraaj Fined a Record $315 Million in Dubai Dubai’s financial regulator fined collapsed private-equity firm Abraaj Group $314.6 million for deceiving investors and carrying out unauthorized activities....
11:13, 07/30/2019

When the English countryside plays host to Dubai royalty and Arabian racing The quintessential market town of Newbury, tucked away in the English countryside, is not exactly where you'd expect to find the pinnacle of Arabian racing....
00:26, 08/17/2019

UK court sets November hearing for case of Dubai ruler and princess A full hearing in a case that pits the ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum against his wife, a Jordanian princess, over the welfare of their two children will be heard on Nov. 11 in an English court, a judge said on Wednesday....
21:13, 07/31/2019

IndiGo Adds Fourth Frequency On Mumbai-Dubai Route, Details Here "The new flight is designed to cater to business and leisure travellers who are constantly on the lookout for new and affordable flying options," IndiGo added. Bookings for the flight are open via......
22:13, 08/03/2019

Four Indian Women Locked, Forced To Work As Bar Dancers In Dubai, Rescued Four Indian women who were tricked into working as bar dancers flew back to home on Friday after being rescued by Dubai Police following a tip-off from the Indian consulate....
20:39, 06/29/2019

Dubai ruler's wife seeks forced marriage protection order The estranged wife of Dubai's ruler is seeking court orders to prevent one of her children from the risk of having a forced marriage, as a court battle between the pair begins in London....
13:13, 07/31/2019

Anaconda gives birth to two ‘clones’ without male A female anaconda gave birth without the help of a male, according to the Massachusetts aquarium where it happened. Anna, an 8-year-old anaconda at the New England Aquarium in Boston, used the extremely rare reproductive strategy called parthenogenes...
22:39, 05/27/2019

Dubai princess seeks court order to prevent child's forced marriage The sixth wife of the billionaire ruler of Dubai has applied to a London court for an order to prevent one of her children from being forced into marriage, news agencies reported....
22:52, 07/31/2019

Mother-of-three teacher, 42, died after swallowing $75 bag of cocaine in first class lounge before flight to Dubai A mother-of-three accidentally killed herself when she swallowed a bag of cocaine in a first class airport lounge whilst waiting to fly home to Dubai....
16:13, 06/04/2019

The life of Princess Haya, the sixth wife of Dubai's ruler who has fled to the UK for a divorce Martin Dokoupil/AP Earlier this week, news broke that Princess Haya had fled the UAE with her two young children and sought political asylum in the UK. She is reportedly trying to divorce her husband, Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktou...
18:56, 07/06/2019

Dubai ruler and wife begin court battle over children's welfare The Crown Prince of Dubai is today facing off against his estranged wife, Princess Haya of Jordan, in a London High Court battle over their two children's welfare....
14:00, 07/30/2019

Dubai Ruler’s Wife Seeks ‘Forced Marriage Protection Order’ in U.K. Court Princess Haya Bint al Hussein, the wife of Dubai’s leader, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, asked a court in London for a “forced marriage protection order,” Reuters reported Tuesday. She also filed for a “non-molestatio...
22:26, 07/31/2019

Dubai court rejects appeal for harsher sentencing of Bitcoin scam trio Prosecutors seeking a harsher sentence for a group of Bitcoin scammers have seen their hopes slashed after a court rejected their claim. As previously reported by Hard Fork, the group of men scammed Chinese businessmen out of approximately $250,000 i...
16:52, 05/14/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar, Saudi rise on financials; Property drags Dubai Qatar and Saudi Arabia's stock markets rose on Monday, helped by financial companies, while Dubai's was pressured by the real estate sector. Qatar's index rose 0.9% as banks gained. Qatar Islamic Bank surged 8.7% and the Middle East's biggest len...
16:39, 05/27/2019

Small plane crashes in Dubai killing three Britons, one South African: statement A small plane crashed south of Dubai airport killing three Britons and one South African, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority said in a statement on Thursday....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Dubai Princess Flees UAE With Money, Kids Post Marriage Break-Up: Reports Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, the sixth wife of Dubai's billionaire ruler, has reportedly fled the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with 31 million pounds and their two children following the break-up of......
18:39, 06/29/2019

How to shave and groom male facial hair Always shave in or after a shower, using cream or oil – and don’t be tempted to get laser hair-removal on your faceWhen you shave, preparation is key. That means having a really hot face cloth and soaking the area, or shaving in or just after a showe...
21:26, 05/12/2019

In Salary Negotiations, Ask How Much Your Male Colleagues Are Paid Maybe you’ve done your online research about what your experience is worth in the job market. But if you’re not asking your peers what they make, you might be selling yourself short at your next salary negotiation....
19:00, 08/09/2019

Andy Brennan is first male Australian footballer to come out as gay Announcement comes after widespread support It has been a ‘mental burden’, says former Newcastle player Former Newcastle Jets player Andy Brennan has become Australia’s first professional male footballer to come out as gay while still playing the gam...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Maternal stress and the male foetus | Letters When women are secure and optimistic they produce more boys than usual, writes Sebastian KraemerZoe Williams cites the American sociologist Elizabeth Armstrong, who “examined the evidence for the detrimental effects of stress on a pregnancy. The only...
02:00, 07/05/2019

My friend has male pornographic photos all over his flat I believe it will be good for him to take them down, but how can I convince him to do so?My friend and I have been close for 25 years. He has same-sex male pornographic images prominently displayed on the walls of his apartment – even in the bathroom...
16:26, 08/09/2019

Male mental health: Why we need to talk about the boys With suicide the biggest killer of males under 45, Men's Health spent months inside a south London academy to explore the mental-health crisis gripping our teens. Here are their stories of anxiety, stress — and enduring hope...
17:39, 05/02/2019

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies Only one female of the critically-endangered species remains in the country Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino has died, wildlife officials have said, leaving behind only one female in the country and pushing the critically-endangered spec...
19:26, 05/27/2019

For These Women, a FIRE That Burns Too Male and Too White Fed up with the bro-heavy archetype of the FIRE trend (“financial independence, retire early”), women are carving out their own niche in the frugal-living movement....
13:13, 06/07/2019

Saudi women can now get a passport without male consent Saudi Arabia published new laws early Friday that loosen restrictions on women by allowing any citizen to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-standing guardianship policy that gave men control over women....
08:00, 08/02/2019

Malaysia’s Last Known Male Sumatran Rhino Has Died The last known male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia has died following a months-long battle with worsening health, National Geographic reports. The death poses a further threat to the critically endangered species of which fewer than 80 remain in the worl...
08:52, 05/28/2019

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men ...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Wealthy, Male American Students Are More Likely to BS, Study Says Students who are wealthier and male are more likely than others to claim that they know more than they actually do, says a new study. The study, which reviewed surveys of 40,000 15-year-old students from across nine English-speaking countries, found ...
03:00, 04/30/2019

Saudi changes allow women to travel without male consent Saudi Arabia is granting greater freedoms by allowing any citizen to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-standing guardianship policy that had required male consent for a woman to travel or carry a passport...
05:39, 08/02/2019

UFC 239 tests the greatest male and female fighters Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his belt on the line in the main event of UFC 239 on Saturday, and Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight title in the co-main. Will ESPN's pound-for-pound No. 1s pass their tests?...
15:52, 07/05/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai ends lower on property, banking as Gulf markets mixed Dubai's stock market closed down on Sunday, dragged lower by property and banking shares as Gulf markets ended the day mixed amid rising geopolitical tensions that have shaken investor confidence. Dubai's main index fell 2.2%, led by a 3.1% decl...
23:39, 05/19/2019

Dubai ruler's wife, Princess Haya, goes into hiding in UK and hires divorce lawyer: report Princess Haya, always considered a free spirit in the world of Middle Eastern royalty, where protocol and obscurity are expected of women, has fled her husband – the ruler of Dubai, and reportedly gone into hiding in England....
00:39, 07/05/2019

Dubai court restores yacht to Russia tycoon, move disputed in divorce contest A $436 million superyacht belonging to a Russian billionaire at the center of one of the world's costliest divorce battles has been released by a Dubai court after being impounded last year, but legal wrangling over the fate of the vessel continued....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Report revealed at Ai Everything Summit in Dubai shows Middle East on pace with global counterparts Middle East companies are on pace with their global counterparts when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence but have some distinct differences, such as how management views AI and their trust in the technology, industry experts said.Acc...
14:26, 04/30/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade war truce lifts Gulf markets, Dubai leads gains Most major Gulf markets gained on Sunday, reacting to positive global market sentiment after the United States and China agreed to a trade war truce at the G20 meeting. The two powers agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after U.S. Pre...
17:26, 06/30/2019

Dubai’s $323M Bitcoin luxury real estate development reportedly hits a snag If you were hoping to splash your Bitcoin on luxury real estate in Dubai, you may have to wait a little longer.   According to The Times, the world’s first luxury development to be sold using the cryptocurrency is on hold. The Aston Plaza development...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Dubai ruler’s wife seeks 'forced marriage protection order' in English court The wife of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum has applied for a "forced marriage protection order" in England's High Court in relation to one of her two children....
19:39, 07/30/2019

More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey shows that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
04:00, 05/18/2019

The lone all-male board in the S&P 500 just added a woman to its ranks Copart, the online vehicle auction company, became the final company to add a woman to its board. The announcement was made less than a week after The Washington Post published an analysis about the growth of female directors that noted Copart's lone...
19:00, 07/25/2019

German court: Breeders can keep killing male chicks for now A German federal court has ruled that hen breeders can continue to kill male chicks after they hatch, a practice that results in the death of some 45 million birds annually....
14:00, 06/13/2019

Saudi To Allow Women To Travel Without Male Permission, Says Report Saudi Arabia will allow women to travel abroad without permission from a male guardian, ending a restriction that came under heavy international criticism and led some women to take extreme measures......
04:00, 08/02/2019

IAAF argued in court that Semenya is ‘biologically male’ LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The governing body of track argued in court that Caster Semenya is “biologically male” and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions. The IAA...
17:39, 06/18/2019

Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino dies at 35 Tam was Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhinoceros. The 35-year-old died May 28, surrounded by his caretakers and vets at the Borneo Rhino Sanctuary that had been struggling to save his species. “Regrettably, Tam died at mid-day, around noon,...
21:13, 05/29/2019

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
19:13, 05/17/2019

Morrisons moves to end killing of male calves at birth UK supermarket guarantees market for unwanted offspring of dairy cows on suppliers’ farms that might otherwise be slaughtered immediatelyMorrisons is guaranteeing a market for all male calves born on its dairy suppliers’ farms in a bid to stop them b...
18:39, 08/21/2019

14 Latinx Male Artists Whose Fashion Is Just as Bold as Their Music From Maluma to J Balvin to Bad Bunny and more, these Latinx male artists are at the forefront of fashion. You won't catch them wearing basique suits, shoes or accessories. Instead, Latinx male......
13:52, 08/07/2019

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
18:26, 06/07/2019

Will Empower, Not Undermine Partners, Says PM Modi In Male: Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the Maldives Parliament on his first foreign visit since he took office for the second time. After a grand welcome in Male, PM Modi met Maldives President......
19:00, 06/08/2019

Amsterdam: Male sex workers occupy red light district Traditionally home to female and transgender prostitutes, activists hope the neighborhood's famous windows can be opened up to all sex workers. The equality campaign is part of Amsterdam's Gay Pride festival....
15:00, 08/03/2019

Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver At least one in seven children in the United States has children abuse or neglect just over the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
00:52, 06/27/2019

Klobuchar laughs at male rival's abortion answer Sen. Amy Klobuchar laughed at fellow presidential contender Gov. Jay Inslee over him saying he was the only person on the stage who had passed legislation protecting abortion rights....
04:52, 06/27/2019

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies in captivity Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhinoceros has died, an official said on Monday, dashing efforts to save the critically endangered species in the country....
15:00, 05/27/2019

TPD: Deceased male found in vehicle near central Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating after a deceased man was found in a vehicle with obvious signs of gunshot trauma on Thursday. According to TPD, officers were called to 22nd Street and 11th Avenue where they found the body. De...
17:39, 07/05/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Emaar lifts Dubai to eight-month high; weak earnings hurt Saudi Stock markets in the United Arab Emirates outperformed the region on Tuesday thanks to their blue-chip developers, while disappointing corporate earnings and falling oil prices dragged Saudi shares lower. Oil slipp...
16:52, 07/23/2019

Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein, Dubai ruler's wife, in hiding in London: report The sixth wife of Dubai's billionaire ruler is in hiding in London, a report says, in a case that may be linked to his daughter's disappearance.        ...
14:00, 07/04/2019

U.K. Court to Hear Custody Dispute Between Dubai’s Ruler and Estranged Wife, Princess Haya, in November (LONDON) — The dispute between Dubai’s ruler and his estranged wife is set to be heard before a British court in November. A full hearing of the case regarding the welfare of the two children of Princess Haya, 45, and Sheikh Mohammed bin ...
22:26, 07/31/2019

New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and most of those employees are white men. Women—particularly black and Hispanic women, are the least likely to have such a lucrative connection.” Meritoc...
13:26, 08/10/2019

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
04:52, 05/17/2019

Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Travel Without Male 'Guardian' Approval Saudi Arabia will allow women to obtain passports and travel abroad without approval from a male "guardian", the government said Thursday, ending a longstanding restriction that drew heavy......
02:52, 08/02/2019

End the scandalous male data bias that determines women's health We know that men and women respond differently to drugs, yet data bias is still affecting women's health, says Invisible Women book author Caroline Criado-Perez...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Saudi women can now travel without male guardian's approval – report Okaz newspaper reports key step in dismantling strict controls over nation’s womenWomen in Saudi Arabia will no longer need the permission of a male guardian to travel, according to local news reports. The policy, if confirmed, would mark a key step ...
23:13, 08/01/2019

Jamaica's 'spoilt' male sprinters need to work harder - Bolt Olympic sprint great Usain Bolt sees struggle ahead for Jamaica's men at the world championships, claiming the Caribbean nation's "spoiled" young sprinters lack the discipline to train and the hunger for success....
08:00, 07/10/2019

Nation’s Treasury Department Is Said to Be a Bastion of White, Male Privilege The Trump administration is well known to be well stocked in rich, white males, but it turns out the Treasury Department, headed by Steve Mnucin, himself a rich, white male, may be the richest, whitest and most male of them all....
11:00, 06/12/2019

Bebe Rexha Slams Male Music Exec "Who Said I Am Too Old to Be Sexy" Bebe Rexha is on a mission for her next birthday. As the star famously sings, "I'm done with the drinking, I'm done with the smoking, I'm done with the playing, I'm......
04:39, 08/13/2019

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and successfully gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male.        ...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Fast and Furious Male Stars Not Willing to Look Weak On-Screen: Report The Fast and Furious franchise is known for featuring "manly men" who continually project how tough they are, but a new report reveals that the male stars who portray them - chiefly Vin Diesel,......
11:13, 08/02/2019

Holiday review – an unlovely sojourn around the twisted male psyche Sex, violence and alpha-male malice collide with sickening consequences in Isabella Eklöf’s unflinching directorial debutLast year, the Danish film-maker Isabella Eklöf made a fierce impression on international audiences with the body-horror romance ...
17:39, 07/31/2019

Male makeup brand War Paint slammed as ‘fragile masculinity’ Gender fluidity is becoming less taboo, so when cosmetics brand War Paint — “Makeup Design By Men, For Men” — launched recently, they probably didn’t expect a backlash like this. “War paint. For men who’ve never been within 1000 mil...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Theresa May on tearful exit: If a male PM wept, he would be a patriot... if a woman does they ask why Theresa May has hit out at those who mocked her tears on the steps of Number 10, saying if a male prime minister wept they would be hailed a patriot....
07:13, 07/12/2019

Saudi Arabia Allows Women to Travel Without a Male Guardian’s Permission (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia issued new laws early Friday that loosen restrictions on women by allowing any citizen to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-standing and controversial guardianship policy that req...
14:52, 08/02/2019

Riskier male sex pushes Europe's syphilis rates up 70% since 2010 Syphilis cases have soared in Europe over the last decade and become, for the first time since the early 2000s, more common in some countries than new cases of HIV, health experts said on Friday....
06:52, 07/12/2019

NJ woman sues Caesars for fostering ‘male-dominated culture’ A New Jersey woman is suing casino chain Caesars for fostering a male-dominated culture that looked the other way as she was retaliated against for complaining about a creepy incident with a superior, according to her lawsuit. Jocelyn Agnellini Allis...
09:00, 07/19/2019

Sasha DiGiulian: 'There's an assumption the male takes the lead in climbing' The American is one of professional climbing’s biggest names. And she has channeled her fame into encouraging women to take up the sportAs plumes of spray from the roiling Yosemite Falls cascaded to their left, Sasha DiGiulian, Jon Cardwell and Marcu...
10:52, 08/16/2019

Bring in male referees to help female officials, says former striker Smith Global soccer body FIFA should bring in experienced male officials to help female referees adjust to the Video Assistant Referee system following a number of incidents at the women's World Cup, former England striker Sue Smith told Reuters....
18:39, 06/27/2019

Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male guardian's approval Women will also be able to apply for passports and register a marriage, divorce or birthWomen in Saudi Arabia will no longer need the permission of a male guardian to travel, according to laws published on Friday, in a key step towards dismantling co...
17:13, 08/02/2019

IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is 'biologically male' The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions, according to documents released...
13:13, 06/19/2019

Foreskin reclaimers: the ‘intactivists’ fighting infant male circumcision Emboldened by the body-positive movement and a sense of rage, a growing chorus is pushing back against a common customThe media officer of one of the UK’s top medical schools doesn’t realise she hasn’t muted herself as she puts me on hold.She snigger...
09:39, 07/21/2019

Princess Haya, Wife of Dubai’s Ruler Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, Is Reportedly Seeking Protection in London Princess Haya Bint al Hussein, the sixth wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the billionaire ruler of Dubai, is said to be seeking refuge in London after reportedly leaving her husband and fleeing Dubai. She is thought to be living with th...
02:39, 07/04/2019

Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. ....
20:39, 06/15/2019

More than 170 male students claim former Ohio State University doctor abused them More than 170 male students at Ohio State University claimed they were sexually abused by a now-deceased doctor and university officials had knowledge of the abuse but did little about it, a report released by the school on Friday said....
00:00, 05/18/2019

Hamptons restaurateur, chef clash over male strippers, $9K pasta machines A Southampton restaurateur’s plans to bring a Michelin-starred chef to the upscale beach town has been put on ice due to bitter feuding over $9,000 for pasta machines and a boisterous party involving male strippers, Side Dish has learned. Terra...
03:00, 06/24/2019

Use of male mice skews drug research against women, study finds Male animal bias is unjustified and can lead to drugs that work less well for womenThe male mind is rational and orderly while the female one is complicated and hormonal. It is a stereotype that has skewed decades of neuroscience research towards usi...
18:52, 05/31/2019

Our forever war: How a white male hegemony clings to power | Rebecca Solnit Mass shootings enforce the oppression built into America’s economic and legal systems and our historyWe were never not at war. By we I mean the colonizers of this continent, who waged war first against Native North America’s original occupants and th...
09:52, 08/08/2019

Country diary: a dowdy female with the vapours gets male moths a-flutter Langstone, Hampshire: Potential mates can detect the emergence of an adult vapourer moth from miles away It was impossible to miss the rusty tussock moth (Orgyia antiqua) caterpillar foraging on my raspberry bush. Its body was dotted with orangey-red...
15:13, 08/02/2019

An eccentric male MMA fighter wants to become the UFC's first 'intergender' champion by challenging a woman to a bout YouTube / BT Sport / ESPN MMA Henry Cejudo, a UFC fighter, says he wants to fight a woman in the Octagon. The woman he has challenged to a bout is the dominant featherweight fighter Valentina Shevchenko. She responded to his call out by saying: "Be ...
10:26, 08/16/2019

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
15:26, 05/17/2019

Will outer space sperm banks make male astronauts irrelevant? In the beginning, there was Adam and Eve. In the new beginning, it may just be astronaut sperm and Eve. Spanish scientists have recently proven that frozen human sperm is viable in zero-gravity environments — as in outer space — creating the possibil...
20:13, 06/24/2019

Malaysia's Last Male Sumatran Rhino Dies, Fewer Than 80 Left In World Malaysia's last surviving male Sumatran rhino died Monday, wildlife officials said, leaving behind only one female in the country and pushing the critically-endangered species closer to extinction....
16:00, 05/27/2019

Suspect in Defrocked Priest’s Killing Had Responded to Ad for Male Wrestlers, Police Say The police have obtained a warrant charging Derrick M. Decoste, 25, with murder and robbery in the killing of John Capparelli at his Nevada home in March....
10:39, 06/06/2019

Want to be a male ally? Start by helping to clean the house | Moira Donegan Liberal men say they want to be equal partners in housework and parenting. But it hasn’t happenedImagine if the dishes stopped getting done. Imagine if no one did the laundry, and it piled up, stained and mildewing in hampers and in piles on the floo...
21:13, 06/12/2019

Saudi Arabia finally allows women to have passports, travel without male guardian In the latest addition of sweeping changes to conservative laws in the country, women over the age of 21 can travel alone without a male guardian.        ...
13:39, 08/02/2019

Fifa reject call for male referees at Women's World Cup Fifa have rejected high-profile demands to use both male and female referees in future Women's World Cups , following the chaotic scenes during England's last-16 win over Cameroon on Sunday....
12:39, 06/25/2019

Male Japanese minister says female high heel dress code is ‘necessary’ Japan’s health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are “necessary and appropriate” in the workplace....
21:13, 06/06/2019

Congresswoman Calls Out GOP 'Sex-Starved Male' Colleagues and All Hell Breaks Loose Sometimes it feels good to sling some infuriated insult at the Republicans denying people the right to control their own bodies, even if it doesn’t entirely make sense. For California Rep. Norma Torres, today must have been one of those times....
00:26, 06/13/2019

Male Girl Scout leader who molested Westchester teens gets probation A male Girl Scout leader who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two 14-year-old girls was sentenced to six year probation in Westchester County Thursday. Albert Orjuela, 44, of Mount Pleasant, will also be forced to register as a sex offender the Wes...
00:39, 07/19/2019

Female journalist told she needs male chaperone to cover politician's campaign Mississippi Republican Robert Foster denied requests from Larrison Campbell to shadow campaign for governor ‘out of respect of my wife’A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has been accused of sexism after he banned a female political repor...
23:39, 07/10/2019

Study details differences in gene expression among male, female mammals Most of the science looking at gender among mammals has focused on physiological differences, but new research suggests many outward-facing differences -- like height and facial hair -- are rooted in gene expression....
21:13, 07/19/2019

GOP campaign tells female journalist she can't shadow candidate without male colleague A female reporter in Mississippi is accusing a Republican gubernatorial candidate of sexism after he refused her request to shadow him on the campaign trail....
21:52, 07/10/2019

‘White, male and brawny feels tired’: is this the age of feminist Marvel movies? The idea of a female Thor and a bisexual Valkyrie have the Marvel fanboys in a state … but the franchise is just reflecting the way the world isCaptain Marvel may have ruled the box office this spring, but Avengers: Endgame was still Iron Man and Cap...
23:00, 07/25/2019

Using CRISPR to stop male calves being born may lower animal suffering Male cows and chickens are routinely killed soon after birth because they are not wanted, but it may be possible to prevent their embryos developing in the first place...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Dwayne Johnson named highest earning male actor of the year Wrestler turned movie star made $89m in the last 12 months, positioning him above Chris Hemsworth and Robert Downey JrDwayne Johnson has been named Hollywood’s highest paid male actor for the second year in a row.According to Forbes, the former wrest...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Says Some Candidates Have Policies, Others Have Male Privilege Noah said that while Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris came to the CNN town hall armed with actual policies, Pete Buttigieg apparently tried to wing it....
19:52, 04/28/2019

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality in the country?...
01:00, 07/23/2019

Princess Latifa of Dubai tried to flee the royal family, but got caught and dragged back. Here's how her doomed escape went down, according to the friend who fled with her. Supplied In February 2018, Princess Latifa of Dubai, one of the emir's 23 children, fled with her martial arts teacher, and man who says he used to be a French spy. Their escape was cut short by Emirati commandos off the coast of India, who intercep...
14:13, 08/04/2019

Saudi Arabia grants women right to obtain own passports, travel without male guardian Just over a year since women were granted the historical right to drive, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has now passed another monumental reform to enable females to finally obtain passports and travel alone....
19:39, 08/02/2019

Should passports require male or female gender? Intersex Coloradan, states argue no Dana Zzyym was born with ambiguous physical sexual characteristics, identifies as nonbinary and wants a passport marked "X'' instead of "M'' or "F."        ...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Bebe Rexha, 29, claps back at 'male music executive' who told her she's 'too old to be sexy' Bebe Rexha isn't afraid to clap back at a music executive, who she says, took issue with the singer-songwriter sharing "sexy" photos on social media. ...
10:39, 08/13/2019

No women are refereeing the Toronto Raptors finals. A look at females in male-dominated leagues There are currently three female referees in the NBA but not one is officiating the finals. However, the number of female referees on the court could soon rise....
14:13, 06/02/2019

Maya McKinney, second Colorado shooting suspect, identifies as male named Alec The second suspect in the Colorado school shooting was listed in court records as 16-year-old female, but identifies as a male and prefers to be called Alec. McKinney was shackled at the wrists and ankles Wednesday when he appeared in court and respo...
14:13, 05/09/2019

Pima County Sheriff’s deputies find deceased male with gunshot wounds _____ The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a man found with gunshot wounds Saturday night. Authorities say around 7:27 p.m. deputies responded to the 10000 block of South Summit Creek Drive for an unknown problem. ...
19:26, 05/19/2019

Indiana father says teacher gave autistic son, 11, award for ‘most annoying male’: report An Indiana father said his 11-year-old son – who is autistic – was given an award from his teacher last month for “most annoying male,” according to a Monday report....
12:26, 06/04/2019

Clay County Falls in Extras, Male Wins State Softball Title LEXINGTON, Ky- With their offense nonexistent today, Male won the small ball battle in route to taking down Clay County 2-1 in 8 innings. Male would go on to beat Warren East 6-1 in the State Championship game. Male tied up Clay County in the fourth ...
07:52, 06/16/2019

Why teen girls who are as good at math as male peers pick humanities jobs Women have the write stuff for both math and communication jobs, according to a new study. Teenage girls are just as good with numbers as boys — but their even-stronger verbal skills often inspire them to pick humanities-centric jobs instead, accordi...
01:39, 07/17/2019

Classical music is overwhelmingly white and male. My orchestra shows that can change | Chi-chi Nwanoku This year’s Proms include too few female and BME composers and musicians. I founded Chineke! to help redress the balanceAcross the cultural landscape, the light of truth is working its way through the past. Historical inaccuracies, unattributed contr...
22:13, 07/26/2019

Mother sloth bear carrying babies takes on a big male tiger and wins Claws were out and roars filled the air as a sloth bear had a face-off with a tiger in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. The bear emerged victorious...
18:26, 04/28/2019

'There's white male bias': debating Democrat hopefuls vie for African American votes Opinion polls suggest the competition for the crucial voting bloc will be far more intense than in 2008 and 2016Dionne Whitby, a black teacher, was waiting in a school gym, an air conditioned refuge from the Florida heat, for a union meeting on the e...
13:52, 06/26/2019

Hurley Haywood on life as a gay racing champion: 'I didn't have any male role models' The three-time Le Mans champion was pictured with blondes and sponsored by Penthouse. But he lived a very different life away from the trackWhen Hurley Haywood emerged in the racing scene 50 years ago he looked like someone out of central casting. He...
17:13, 05/24/2019

City Ballet Ordered to Reinstate Male Dancers Fired Over Inappropriate Texts An arbitrator ruled that City Ballet overstepped by firing Zachary Catazaro and Amar Ramasar. Mr. Ramasar will return; Mr. Catazaro has decided not to....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Matthias & Maxime review – Xavier Dolan's heartfelt tale of male longing Two friends’ playful kiss rekindles suppressed feelings in a film swept along by rattling dialogue and simmering tensionsXavier Dolan’s unstoppably garrulous, sweet-natured new movie is a coming-of-age film, or possibly an approaching-thirtysomething...
15:39, 05/23/2019

JPMorgan Chase settles case with male employees over paid parental leave JPMorgan Chase reached a settlement with male employees who accused the company of denying them paid parental leave.        ...
18:39, 05/31/2019

It’s not a crisis of masculinity that’s responsible for mass shootings. It’s male power | Suzanne Moore US massacres such as those in El Paso and Dayton have become shockingly ordinary. How many people have to die before we confront what’s really happening?You didn’t have to ask, did you, when you heard about the latest shootings in the US? You didn’t ...
07:00, 08/06/2019

Sheriff says 18-year-old male student was killed in shooting at suburban Denver school HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Sheriff says 18-year-old male student was killed in shooting at suburban Denver school....
04:26, 05/08/2019

Sally Rooney’s ‘sensuous lips’: why male book critics diminish female writers A critic’s praise of Sally Rooney’s looks has prompted a storm of mockery on Twitter. But she is far from the first woman to be undermined by a distracted male journalist“A startled deer with sensuous lips”: what comes to mind? A hellish phantasm of ...
00:13, 08/13/2019

Florida woman accused of sending pics of male's genitals over social media: report A 24-year-old mother of two who allegedly “maliciously posted” photos of a man’s genitalia on his own social media accounts and demanded he pay her money to “stop her actions” was arrested in Florida Saturday on a federal extortion charge....
14:39, 04/30/2019

Marines could be ending longtime policy of separating male, female recruits during boot camp The only service branch of the U.S. armed forces that separates its male and female recruits during boot camp could be ditching that practice as soon as next year....
20:26, 04/30/2019

The Mark Field video is chillingly familiar to anyone who recognises male violence | Suzanne Moore The sight of a minister manhandling a female protester should be shocking, but some felt able to look on – or even defend itThe gut knows. The gut processes what the eye sees. A woman slammed up against a wall. A man, eyes bulging with rage, his hand...
21:13, 06/21/2019

Male student poses as girl to catch sexual predators, nabs police officer _____ A California college student used a Snapchat filter to pose as an underage girl online in an effort to catch sexual predators. The alleged predator he caught was a San Mateo police officer. Ethan, 20, a San Francisco Bay Area college student, u...
21:52, 06/15/2019

Meet the 4 Black Men Who Are Shaking Up the White Male-Dominated Venture Capital Investment World The last few months have been a whirlwind for four young black businessmen who are quickly becoming superstars in the business investment arena. In a space long dominated by white men, these brothers are carving out a niche that champions investing i...
23:26, 07/24/2019

Female detention officer fired after discovery of love note to male inmate: report A female detention officer in Oklahoma was fired and may face charges after professing her love in writing to one of the male inmates it was her job to monitor, officials said Friday. ...
17:26, 07/27/2019

It's not a hate crime for a woman to feel uncomfortable waxing male genitalia | Arwa Mahdawi 16 complaints filed by a Canadian trans woman make a mockery of the hate crimes committed against trans people every daySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
19:26, 07/27/2019

Track Officials Called Caster Semenya ‘Biologically Male,’ Newly Released Documents Show The governing body of track used that language as it argued in court that Semenya must suppress her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in certain women’s races....
03:00, 06/19/2019

Expelled Columbia journalism student accused of rape is victim of ‘anti-male’ bias: lawsuit It’s open season on men at Columbia University thanks to the Ivy League school’s handling of sexual-harassment allegations against male students, a new lawsuit charges. Expelled Columbia student Ben Feibleman says he fell victim to “anti-male, female...
04:39, 05/15/2019

Dubai plane crash: family pay tribute to ex-RAF man killed in light aircraft crash The family of a former member of the Royal Air Force who died in a light aircraft crash in Dubai have paid tribute to "a lovely person who was always laughing and smiling"....
20:39, 05/31/2019

The Pics of Kris Jenner Sketching a Nude Male Model With Scott Disick on KUWTK Are Priceless and Iconic! Kris Jenner is a woman of many talents. Recreating the uncovered male form on paper is now officially among them. "Dre, we're ready for you!" Kris and Scott Disick's art......
13:52, 05/06/2019

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and his parents last year, she admits some people found it strange. “Just because a romantic relationship d...
11:26, 05/28/2019

Vice story on 'white, male, slim, and young' body bias in medical textbooks mocked: 'Dumbest woke criticism I have ever seen' Liberal media outlet Vice was mocked on Thursday over a story explaining how medical textbooks feature too many bodies that are "white, male, slim, and young." ...
03:52, 05/10/2019

Preview of new Kentucky laws FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The end of June means the annual influx of new laws in Kentucky. House Bill 254, the Campus Free Speech Bill, requires public universities to make sure speech is not suppressed even if its deemed offensive or radical. T...
00:52, 06/27/2019

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: red flag laws, sometimes known as Extreme Risk Pro...
13:26, 08/10/2019

My in-laws are obsessed with my partner’s ex He abandoned my partner and her son, yet my mother-in-law still maintains contact and secretly meets himI’ve been with my partner for more than four years and we have a daughter together. We also raise her son together. Her ex-husband kicked her and ...
18:39, 07/26/2019

Land clearing up more than 50% in NSW even before new laws introduced Environment groups demand up to date figures to show ‘the full impact’ of the weaker lawsLand clearing in New South Wales rose by more than 50% in 2016-17, the year before the introduction of native vegetation laws that make deforestation easier.Envi...
08:52, 06/03/2019

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,” a victim testified, yet he couldn’t be charged with a hate crime because the state has no such law...
22:39, 06/03/2019

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, cou...
13:00, 06/19/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic anonymity....
18:00, 05/01/2019

New Zealand to decriminalize abortion laws WELLINGTON – New Zealand plans to decriminalize abortion and treat it is as a health issue, the government said on Monday in the first major reform to abortion laws in more than four decades that some activists said fell short of expectations. ...
19:52, 08/05/2019

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
05:26, 08/08/2019

Trump backs 'red flag' gun laws. What do they actually do? In the aftermath of this weekend's mass shootings that killed at least 31 people, attention turned to what could be done to prevent something like this from happening again....
22:13, 08/06/2019

Rory Kinnear on Years And Years, the power of male pattern baldness, and fucking a pig The actor: Rory Kinnear has acting in his blood. His dad, the late Roy Kinnear, is best known to American audiences as Henry Salt (father of Veruca) in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, while his mom, Carmel Cryan, has been a familiar face on ...
19:52, 06/27/2019

Dad speaks out after teacher awards his son with autism 'most annoying male' trophy The Indiana school issued an apology and a school official talked about putting the teacher on a two-week suspension and possible dismissal.        ...
23:39, 06/06/2019

Ayesha Curry admits a lack of male attention makes her wonder 'Is something wrong with me?' "I have zero – this sounds weird – but, like, male attention, and so then I begin to internalize it, and I'm like, 'Is something wrong with me?' " Ayesha Curry said.        ...
21:39, 05/07/2019

Dads speaks out after teacher awards his son with autism 'most annoying male' trophy The Indiana school issued an apology and a school official talked about putting the teacher on a two-week suspension and possible dismissal.        ...
20:52, 06/06/2019

Two gay women attacked on London bus for refusing to kiss for 'misogynistic' male riders Melania Geymona, one of the victims, says she shared the gruesome image on Facebook to show how common violence is towards marginalized groups.        ...
18:52, 06/07/2019

U.N. official says some Sri Lankan laws discriminately applied A United Nation expert said on Friday some Sri Lankan laws are "frequently applied" in a discriminatory manner and urged the government to address the root causes of public protests by treating everyone equally....
23:39, 07/26/2019

New Jersey enacts 3 gun violence intervention laws TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey on Monday enacted three laws designed to help victims of gun violence avoid becoming hurt again by firearms or seeking out retaliation. The new laws add to New Jersey’s growing list of at least 10 gun-related laws ena...
06:39, 08/06/2019

Brazil Bolsonaro tries new tactic to loosen gun laws RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has issued new decrees to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws after his earlier effort was rejected by the Senate. The action published late Tuesday cancels a May decree that eased requi...
21:26, 06/26/2019

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include stronger tenant protections now that the Democrats contr...
06:13, 06/10/2019

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would lead to extensive layoffs....
02:26, 06/04/2019

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
11:00, 06/10/2019

New tax laws take a toll on home sales in Connecticut CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Greenwich, Connecticut, where those trying to sell their million-dollar homes are taking serious losses as new tax laws slash values....
00:26, 04/29/2019

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state....
09:39, 06/11/2019

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON -Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton OH, Moms Demand Action is calling for Red Flag laws across the country. “If we had Red Flag laws those sh...
09:00, 08/21/2019

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to the governor that would ban red-light traffic camera...
14:26, 06/01/2019

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders....
04:00, 08/16/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro tries new tactic to loosen gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has issued several new decrees to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws, moving to rescue a signature campaign promise after the Senate rejected his earlier effort...
02:13, 06/27/2019

At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters and left patients confused. Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio have passed laws that prohibit abortion when a fetal hea...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Pelosi: ‘What is the point’ of enforcing immigration laws? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday called into question the nation’s immigration laws, asking “What is the point?” of tracking down fugitives ordered out of the country?...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Blockstream’s new ‘Bitcoin ICO’ platform is handy – but you still need to know the laws The blockchain infrastructure firm that sent a Bitcoin satellite into space is launching a platform to allow businesses to offer security tokens on the Liquid Network. Blockstream announced the launch of “Liquid Securities” earlier today at CoinDesk’...
20:13, 05/15/2019

N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With Trump After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions....
15:52, 08/21/2019

Klobuchar goes off on restrictive abortion laws: 'This is dangerous' Presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., did not mince words when she took aim at new abortion laws in Republican-led states, and promised to take action to counter such measures if she wins in 2020....
19:00, 05/19/2019

Poker In Red Dead Online Is Not Available Everywhere Due To Regional Laws Red Dead Online’s latest update was filled with some fan requested features and items, like ponchos and new missions. But the activity that most fans were excited to try out was poker. Unfortunately, depending on where you live you might not be able ...
22:26, 05/18/2019

New Tax Laws Drive More Americans Into Muni Bonds Investors in high-tax states like New York and California are piling into municipal bonds this year, fueled in part by the 2017 tax overhaul that raised tax burdens for some high-income households....
12:13, 08/07/2019

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned through the escheatment process could result in penalty and other taxes even though the owner was unawa...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Switzerland votes on changing gun laws to fit with EU rules Voters must decide whether to accept new EU gun laws, including tighter controls for semi-automatic weapons. Switzerland risks dropping out of Europe's open-border Schengen area if the referendum is rejected....
12:00, 05/19/2019

Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws Supporters of greater restrictions say Swiss rules need to line up with EU’sSwiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with other countries in the European visa-free travel zone wh...
12:39, 05/19/2019

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
21:13, 06/18/2019

‘Heartbeat’ Laws Could Ban Most Abortions Across Deep South A clinic escort, left, speaks to a driver and patient while an abortion protester attempts to hand over some reading material outside the Jackson Women’s Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The clinic is the...
18:39, 05/11/2019

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be updated to allow intended parents to assume the status of legal parents as soon as a baby is born, the...
02:52, 06/06/2019

Environmental laws waived for border barriers TUCSON – The United States government is moving forward with building barriers along the southern border in Arizona and California. The Department of Homeland Security recently waived 41 laws to help make that possible. Some say this will negat...
08:39, 05/18/2019

Swiss voters favor tightening gun laws Swiss voters overwhelmingly voted to bring the country's gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No' vote could sour relations with the EU....
00:26, 05/20/2019

Honduras street protests go on despite laws’ cancellation TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president’s cancellation of decrees that they feared would lead to extensive layoffs. Public sector employees have been marchi...
23:39, 06/03/2019

Bill To Scrap 58 Old Laws Introduced In Lok Sabha The government today introduced in Lok Sabha a bill to repeal 58 old laws which, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, are a source of inconvenience and trouble for people....
10:39, 07/25/2019

Sex with HIV still a crime? Updated laws divide advocates ATLANTA — As Sanjay Johnson describes it, his sexual encounter with James Booth on Oct. 2, 2015, was a one-night stand. But it would bind the men inextricably two years later, when Booth walked into an Arkansas police station and accused Johnson of e...
23:00, 07/23/2019

'Cooler filled with male genitalia' found in raid of Phoenix body-donation company A head sewn onto a mismatched body and a cooler filled with penises are among items found by FBI agents during a raid on a body-donation business.       ...
16:52, 07/23/2019

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Landlords Are Still Crying About New York's New Rent Control Laws ;( Last week, New York’s legislature passed a raft of bills that will dramatically change the landscape for landlords and tenants in the state. Specifically, the laws make it harder for landlords to convert rent-controlled apartments to market-rate apar...
05:00, 06/24/2019

Albania, eyeing EU, approves laws against money-laundering Albania's parliament approved a series of laws on Monday aimed at plugging holes in legislation against money laundering as part of efforts to persuade the European Union to launch accession talks....
19:26, 06/17/2019

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted to ease restrictions on divorce by an overwhelming landslide, continuing the country’s social liberalisation.Voters approved a constitutional referen...
12:26, 05/26/2019

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 asked him to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks in the aftermath of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton....
21:52, 08/07/2019

| Call for 'adaptable' laws as rain dumps Kohli out of IPL Cricket pundits Wednesday called for fresh ideas to prevent key games being abandoned without a result after Virat Kohli's team crashed out of the IPL....
11:39, 05/01/2019

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas pro-life laws A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close....
08:52, 07/24/2019

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in state laws and regulations. The bill the Democrat s...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A referendum held Friday saw 82.1% of voters support...
10:00, 05/27/2019

X-Men stars to boycott US states with strict abortion laws Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
07:39, 05/29/2019

Learning what is fact and fiction about service animal laws TUCSON – The Arizona Center for Disability Law held a presentation on Thursday, August 15th for the community to learn more about service animal laws. The session covered topics like taking service animals into a business and certain laws deali...
06:52, 08/16/2019

Trump calls for mental-health laws, not gun control President Trump condemned hate and “white supremacy” Monday as he called for bipartisan action to spur nationwide “red flag” laws in response to two weekend shootings that took the lives of 31 people in Texas and Ohio. But he failed to mention new ba...
11:00, 08/06/2019

March for Our Lives proposes sweeping gun control laws The March for Our Lives group proposed new gun control laws Wednesday that would raise the age to purchase guns from 18 to 21 while requiring longer wait periods and a federal registry for gun purchases....
22:39, 08/21/2019

Can Northern Ireland Cling to Its Draconian Abortion Laws? A measure passed recently by British Parliament would liberalize the North’s laws in just a few months — unless the region’s long-dormant legislature intervenes....
23:00, 08/10/2019

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G infrastructure.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright told 5G World in London that the government was committe...
15:26, 06/13/2019

Jair Bolsonaro says criminals will 'die like cockroaches' under proposed new laws Brazil’s president calls for security forces and citizens who shoot alleged offenders to be shielded from prosecutionBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has said he hopes criminals will “die in the streets like cockroaches” as a result of h...
07:00, 08/06/2019

The Latest: Trump says Mexico taking advantage of US laws WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports (all times local): 10:30 a.m. President Donald Trump says Mexico has been taking advantage of the United States for decades because of ineffecti...
18:13, 05/31/2019

Saudi Guardianship Laws Could Be Set to Change. Here’s How Women Are Reacting. The government is said to be considering a revision to laws that require women to get the permission of a male guardian to marry, apply for a passport or travel out of the country....
23:39, 07/21/2019

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
03:39, 05/31/2019

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
01:39, 06/05/2019

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, a...
16:13, 05/30/2019

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress report on Turkey’s membership prospects released ...
15:13, 05/29/2019

| Trump proposes mental asylums, but silent on gun laws More mental hospitals are needed to take potential mass killers off the streets, President Donald Trump has said in response to recent mass shootings, while staying quiet on a pledge to toughen gun laws....
15:39, 08/16/2019

Schumer warns GOP against settling for 'tepid' red flag laws Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday warned Republicans against trying to pass modest legislation promoting “red flag” laws as their sole response to the latest wave of mass shootings.Schumer said Democrats would try to require ...
06:39, 08/08/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convictions....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition....
03:39, 05/08/2019

Jacinda Ardern 'does not understand' why US has failed to toughen gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the United States has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
17:52, 05/14/2019

Swiss voters approve tighter gun laws, lining up with the EU Swiss voters have approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun owners...
23:26, 05/19/2019

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the regulations amount to an unconstitutional propert...
23:39, 07/16/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
16:52, 05/22/2019

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citizens who committed fraud to gain citizenship....
12:39, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Swiss voters appear set to back tighter gun laws GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Switzerland’s referendum on tightening Swiss gun laws (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Swiss media are reporting that early exit polls show voters have approved a measure to tighten Switzerland’s gun laws, bringin...
13:39, 05/19/2019

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a small country like Canada....
20:52, 05/12/2019

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The changes will only come into effect if a political impasse in Belfast remains....
14:39, 07/10/2019

Trump to propose overhaul of immigration laws: official U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will propose an overhaul of immigration laws that would favor applicants who speak English, are well educated and have job offers, a senior administration official said....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Questions surface as states pass abortion laws As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17)        ...
12:00, 05/18/2019

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
20:52, 07/15/2019

Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav "According To Our Laws": Pakistan Pakistan will grant consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav according to the Pakistani laws, for which modalities are being worked out, the Foreign Ministry said in a late night......
06:39, 07/19/2019

Explainer: China changes laws in trade war with U.S., enforcement a concern China has been changing laws to address U.S. concerns about fair treatment of foreign companies, but with some vague wording and persistent concerns about enforcement, it is unclear if this will leave Washington satisfied....
16:39, 05/07/2019

'I Do Not Understand The United States': Jacinda Ardern On Gun Laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said that she does "not understand" why the US has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
10:39, 05/15/2019

Why won’t the U.S. change its gun laws? New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern says: ‘I do not understand.’ “Australia experienced a massacre and changed their laws. New Zealand had its experience and changed its laws. To be honest, I do not understand the United States," Jacinda Ardern said in an interview....
13:13, 05/15/2019

How Trump's Immigration Plan Would Have Affected His In-Laws' Prospects President Donald Trump's proposed plan to overhaul the U.S. immigration system would have made it more difficult for his in-laws to migrate to the United States....
22:26, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Swiss voters back tighter gun laws Swiss voters have approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun owners, Swiss media reported, citing official results...
21:13, 05/19/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil’s strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition. The far right president signed the decree in a...
00:52, 05/08/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angel Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't enough for some....
20:13, 05/09/2019

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
03:39, 07/03/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborting a pregnancy....
10:26, 05/18/2019

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from June, European soccer governing body UEFA said on Tuesday....
19:26, 06/04/2019

In Wake of Deadly Mass Shootings, Texas Gun Laws Will Get Even Looser Texas is slated to ease its gun laws—already some of the most lax in the country—next month, making it easier for Texans to carry firearms in schools, churches, and foster homes across the state....
18:39, 08/07/2019

Chilean Goalkeeper Boner Proves You Should Never Tempt The Laws Of Physics Goalkeeper boners come in all shapes, sizes, and crookedness, but sometimes, you just can’t compete with physics, as Club Deportivo Palestino goalie José Ignacio González found out on Tuesday night....
20:52, 05/09/2019

Meeting the in-laws is murder for new bride in horror comedy Ready or Not Samara Weaving plays a new bride who must survive a deadly game of hide-and-seek in the horror/comedy Ready or Not. A young bride's idealized wedding night takes a deadly turn when her eccentric new in-laws insist that playing a game at midnight is...
03:39, 06/18/2019

Police remind hard seltzer drinkers that 'laws still do apply!' It might seem obvious, but a Wisconsin police department felt the need to remind citizens that laws still apply when you’re drinking, even if it’s White Claw Hard Seltzer....
21:52, 08/20/2019

Trial set to begin in case targeting Virginia abortion laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A trial is set to begin in a lawsuit filed by women’s health groups seeking to overturn restrictions on abortion providers in Virginia. The lawsuit is among legal challenges filed in at least a dozen states over what aborti...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Victim group says UK's revenge porn laws aren't working The UK's move to treat revenge porn as a specific crime was supposed to catch perpetrators who'd otherwise slip through the cracks, but that doesn't appear to have worked out in practice. The Revenge Porn helpline has collected police...
07:52, 05/20/2019

Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws More and more states are passing red flag laws to take away guns from someone who is suicidal or an imminent threat. But a federal law isn't likely.        ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Tighter gun laws approved by voters in Switzerland, a country known for gun traditions The Federal Chancellery said provisional results showed nearly 64 per cent of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago after deadly attacks in France, Belgium, Germany and Britain....
02:52, 05/20/2019

Federal judge continues blocking Arkansas abortion laws A federal judge in Arkansas ruled Tuesday that three Arkansas laws that would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close cannot be enforced while she considers a lawsuit challenging them....
03:52, 08/07/2019

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern 'does not understand' why US has failed to toughen gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the US refuses to pass tough gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
14:26, 05/14/2019

Jihadi Jack hopes Canada will take him as Trudeau says laws will be enforced In response to a question about the Canadian citizenship of Jack Letts, also known as "Jihadi Jack," Justin Trudeau said Canada will make sure its laws are enforced....
00:00, 08/20/2019

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws - Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
18:26, 06/18/2019

Donkey’s death on 4th of July may prompt new laws on loud noises The noise was probably too much for Sammy the Donkey, a Georgia farmer says. John Bogino of Seven Gables Farm, north of Atlanta, says Sammy (short for Sambuca) probably couldn’t take the explosions from nearby Fourth of July fireworks. “The sounds we...
05:52, 07/13/2019

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
17:39, 06/18/2019

Four men arrested under terror laws over shooting of journalist Lyra McKee Four men have been arrested by detectives who are investigating the death of Lyra McKee, who was shot in the head while watching riots on Londonderry's Creggan estate last month....
20:13, 05/09/2019

Texas passing laws, but not leading abortion fight this time AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bill that would ban Texas’ capital city of Austin from continuing to a lease a downtown building to Planned Parenthood for $1 is almost to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk. Texas has passed some of the nation̵...
06:00, 05/18/2019

'A sort of eco-dictatorship': Shanghai grapples with strict new recycling laws Steep fines and social credit penalties face people violating complex waste sorting rules – but some say the answer is all about pigsFor the last two weeks, Shanghai residents have grappled with a singular question: “What kind of trash are you?”The q...
08:26, 07/12/2019

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
10:26, 08/01/2019

Husic says Labor is committed to reforming Australia's encryption laws Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic has reminded voters of his party's tech-related plans, including its commitment to tweaking Australia's encryption laws....
10:26, 05/14/2019

Dense breast notification laws not leading to more screening ultrasounds State laws requiring women with dense breasts to be told about the benefits of further imaging after mammography may not lead more women to get extra screening, a U.S. study suggests....
08:13, 08/09/2019

2020 contender Kamala Harris calls for ban of 'right to work' laws Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., indicated on Saturday that she would use the "bully pulpit" to fight "right-to-work" laws, describing them as an attack on workers' rights....
19:26, 04/28/2019

UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws Analysis finds changes such as removal of blanket ban on hormone-disrupting chemicalsThe UK has been accused of “silently eroding” key environmental and human health protections in the Brexit-inspired rush to convert thousands of pages of European Un...
12:52, 06/12/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States t...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. The previous work link...
05:26, 06/12/2019

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overturned the law dating back to colonial times that criminalized consensual same-sex relations. It&rsquo...
20:52, 06/11/2019

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
12:39, 06/11/2019

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases of human rights violations to the European Court of Human Rights....
16:00, 08/01/2019

Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women A fierce debate is raging in the US over whether women should have the right to terminate pregnancies. The opposition to abortion is driven by misogyny, hypocrisy and ignorance of the facts, says DW's Christina Bergmann....
18:52, 05/15/2019

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
05:39, 07/04/2019

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
21:52, 06/12/2019

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions on civil society organisations and tourism, writes Paul Mulindwa....
11:52, 07/10/2019

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
21:52, 05/17/2019

Red flag laws often have bipartisan support. But do they stop mass shootings? Like many politicians before him, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine responded to a mass shooting in his state by calling Tuesday for a law that would take guns out of the hands of people deemed at risk of hurting people. Such measures, known as red flag laws, ha...
23:52, 08/07/2019

Public Opinion Needed For Laws To Be Successful, Says Pranab Mukherjee Former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday that public consultation is necessary for laws to become successful and drafting of legislations cannot be left only to elected representatives....
04:39, 07/29/2019

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state’s only surgical abortion clinic to close. U.S. District Ju...
08:52, 07/24/2019

Huge scope of Australia's new national security laws reveals itself The Australian Federal Police's hunt for journalists' working files highlights more of the wide-ranging powers granted by the controversial Assistance and Access Act....
09:00, 06/06/2019

Guns Across Borders: California Has Strict Laws, but Nevada Doesn’t The shooting in Gilroy illustrated a familiar problem for states that toughen their gun laws, only to see them neutralized by neighboring states with more lax rules....
01:13, 08/01/2019

Boomers and Coalition voters least worried by metadata and encryption laws Almost 40% of those aged over 55, as well as Coalition voters, are not concerned by the introduction of Australia's encryption laws, according to Digital Rights Watch....
04:39, 07/25/2019

‘Red Flag’ Gun Laws Aren’t Airtight. But Officials Say They’ve Saved Lives. State laws that let judges take guns away from troubled owners have been used thousands of times, though they work only when people report threatening behavior....
01:00, 08/09/2019

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks...
01:26, 08/09/2019

1 year after Santa Fe shooting, Texas shuns tougher gun laws AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A year after a high school mass shooting near Houston that remains one of the deadliest in U.S. history, Texas lawmakers are on the brink of going home without passing any new gun restrictions, or even tougher firearm storage law...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abortion laws in the US....
07:26, 05/17/2019

'I do not understand the United States': NZ PM Jacinda Ardern on US gun laws – video New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her bafflement at the United State’s inability to change their gun laws after so many mass shootings. While speaking with CNN, Christiane Amanpour asked whether other countries might learn from ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

NBCUniversal says abortion laws would 'strongly impact' decision on where it films Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal said if anti-abortion laws in various U.S. states are upheld, it would "strongly impact" where it produces films and television shows in the future....
21:26, 05/30/2019

Trump urges changes to mental health laws, says he's 'open' to ideas After a weekend during which more than 80 people were shot in two attacks, President Donald Trump reacted Monday by calling for changes to mental health laws and saying he's open to all ideas that "will actually work."...
17:26, 08/05/2019

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Department of Justice...
00:26, 05/29/2019

New Zealand plans to tighten gun laws in wake of Christchurch massacre New Zealand plans to create a gun register and tighten gun licensing, among other measures. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the intent of the reform was to "stop weapons falling into the wrong hands."...
11:13, 07/22/2019

California city declares itself a gun 'sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city has voted to declare itself a “second amendment sanctuary” city, in a rebuke to the state’s strict p...
01:39, 07/17/2019

Some States Seek To Close Loopholes In Marital Rape Laws COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Witches were still being burned at the stake when Sir Matthew Hale came up with his legal theory that rape could not happen within marriage. The 17th century English jurist declared it legally impossible because wedding vows imp...
22:52, 05/04/2019

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and claimed that "anybody can buy any weapon any time."...
00:52, 06/01/2019

Guns Without Borders: California Has Strict Gun Laws. But Not Its Neighbor Nevada. The shooting in Gilroy illustrated a familiar problem for states trying to toughen their gun laws, only to see them undermined by neighboring states with more lax rules....
02:52, 07/31/2019

Families of crash victims demand tougher limousine laws ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Parents of people killed in recent limousine crashes in New York have urged legislators to pass tougher safety regulations. Several provided tearful testimony at a legislative hearing Thursday in Albany. They called for stronger l...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will pr...
10:52, 05/23/2019

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
20:26, 05/21/2019

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from app stores on August 27th, according to an announ...
23:39, 05/21/2019

Having Broadband Issues? This Tool Helps You Learn Local Laws Washington disputes get the headlines, but much US telecom policy is determined by states and cities. A nonprofit has catalogued the rules and put them online....
21:39, 07/31/2019

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which would bar abortion even in cases of rape or incest and is wildly unpopular in both Alabama and across ...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Prosecutors push back on enforcing new state abortion laws ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle from prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven ...
09:26, 05/30/2019

What links Meera Syal with the laws of cricket? The Weekend quiz From poisonous trees to Japanese art, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What was finished by Franz Süssmayr?2 Zora Neale Hurston was a major figure in what cultural blossoming?3 What has topped the Big Garden Birdwatch for the past 16 years?...
08:52, 05/04/2019

Brunei death penalty moratorium applied to new Shariah laws Brunei’s sultan says a moratorium on capital punishment is in effect for new Shariah criminal laws including stoning people for gay sex and adultery that sparked an outcry...
06:39, 05/06/2019

Towing guide 2019: UK laws, licences, costs and tips Tips & advice 29 Apr, 2019 From tips for towing a caravan across the UK to help getting your towing licence, our towing guide explains all...
14:39, 05/02/2019

North Carolina Steps Toward Changing Sexual Assault Laws RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in North Carolina can have a tough time proving a rape case if the victim is drunk. That’s because it is not illegal to have nonconsensual sex with someone who is incapacitated if the victim is responsible for b...
21:39, 05/05/2019

Swiss Vote to Tighten Firearms Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
18:00, 05/19/2019

Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump's reversal Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson is casting major doubt on the prospects of significant gun regulations passing this fall, the latest sign that the effort to pass new firearm laws is starting to falter. The Wisconsin Republican said that...
08:13, 08/21/2019

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
02:52, 07/17/2019

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a different species,” said Santi Ceballos, who goes by th...
09:39, 05/28/2019

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce. Election officials said Sunday a constitutional requirement that couples be separated for four yea...
09:52, 05/26/2019

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter....
09:52, 07/20/2019

US briefing: Trump Organization, abortion laws and record twisters Wednesday’s top story: Bannon describes Trump business as a ‘criminal enterprise’, claims Michael Wolff. Plus, Ava DuVernay on Central Park FiveSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Tinder launches LGBTQ safety feature in countries with discriminatory laws Tinder will be launching "Traveler Alert" in approximately 70 countries around the world which have laws "effectively criminilazing LGBTQ status."        ...
19:00, 07/24/2019

Oregon lawmakers sign 2 laws to deal with massive marijuana surplus In an attempt to remedy the state’s cannabis conundrum, lawmakers in Oregon signed off on two news bills in the last week that would, respectively, cut down on excessive cultivation of marijuana and find new markets for the state's budding pot indust...
21:13, 06/24/2019

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including a pre-clearance requirement from her Department of Justice....
19:52, 05/28/2019

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
18:00, 06/14/2019

New road safety plan includes stricter seatbelt laws and alcolocks Penalty points for drivers who don't belt up are being considered The Department for Transport has unveiled a 74-point strategy aimed at reducing crash rates on Britain's roads The Department for Transport (DfT) has published a new road safety act...
04:39, 07/20/2019

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate...
12:13, 06/05/2019

Kellyanne Conway: Democrats 'have to stop pretending that they want to reform our immigration laws' On “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway talked about a "big immigration package,” addressed President Trump's opinion on Special Counsel Robert Mueller potentially testifying before Congress and responded to backlash...
21:39, 05/07/2019

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legislation....
11:39, 07/05/2019

Pelosi: Trump should call in lawmakers for 'urgent' session on gun control laws McConnell, the Senate majority leader, refuted Pelosi’s suggestion, but called for a bipartisan solution when Congress resumesThe House speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday urged Donald Trump to invoke his presidential powers to summon US lawmakers back ...
03:52, 08/09/2019

Mohd Shami's Wife Arrested After High Drama At In-Laws', Released Later Hasin Jahan, wife of cricketer Mohammed Shami, was arrested in Amroha in Uttar Pradesh after she reached her husband's house and created a ruckus. She was later released on bail....
11:13, 04/29/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even be unconstitutional....
07:13, 06/07/2019

Rio Grande migrant deaths preventable if Democrats changed laws: Trump The bodies of the man and child — her arm draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him in her final moments — was discovered in morning on the bank of the Rio Grande....
06:52, 06/27/2019

Dalit Man Killed By In-Laws Over Inter-Caste Marriage: Gujarat Cops A 25-year-old Dalit man was allegedly killed by relatives of his wife who belonged to an upper caste community at her village in Ahmedabad district of Gujarat, police said Tuesday....
18:26, 07/09/2019

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government a...
06:52, 07/10/2019

Extreme abortion laws shine light on Trump's courting of religious right Evangelical backing for a thrice-married celebrity is not as odd as it seems: on abortion, the supreme court and more, the president keeps deliveringAfter bowing his head in prayer, Donald Trump addressed faith leaders in the sunshine of the White Ho...
10:52, 05/13/2019

Violent clashes in Portland, Ore., prompt call for anti-mask laws Authorities in Portland, Ore., called for laws that would ban masks at demonstrations, allow police to videotape protests and give the city greater control over protests by groups with a history of violence. ...
05:26, 07/04/2019

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people. According t...
11:52, 06/06/2019

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget B...
05:13, 05/23/2019

Regulator says complaints against doctor calling for stricter gun laws are politically motivated Dr. Najma Ahmed, who treated victims of a fatal mass shooting in Toronto last summer, received a letter from the complaints committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario that said it wouldn't be taking any further action over the mat...
23:39, 05/15/2019

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journalistic malpractice....
13:26, 05/27/2019

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
16:52, 05/19/2019

Tempe police handing out coupons to drivers who follow traffic laws PHOENIX (KPNX) – Tempe Police Department has launched the “Positive Ticketing Campaign”, rewarding people for following traffic laws safely. The department has partnered with Circle K for the campaign for the second year in a row. &...
22:00, 07/29/2019

Canon and Toshiba Fined $5 Million for Evading Premerger Notification Laws Faced with accounting irregularities that surfaced in 2015, Toshiba designed a scheme to sell its medical system subsidiary to Canon for around $6.1 billion in 2016 while evading notification rules, according to a civil complaint filed by the Justice...
11:26, 06/11/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans on the procedure....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life or in case of abnormal foetus and allegedly violate......
16:13, 07/15/2019

Joe Biden evoked Jim Crow when discussing current voting laws. He’s not wrong. Some recent changes in voting laws led by those in President Trump's party appear to be having effects that mirror that period of legalized discrimination....
01:26, 05/07/2019

Gilroy suspect bought gun at 19 in Nevada. Will state lawmakers reconsider gun laws? The suspected gunman was legally able to buy the assault weapon in Nevada at 19. He couldn't buy the weapon in California where gun laws are stricter.        ...
22:00, 08/02/2019

Trump calls for tougher crime laws after Philly cops shooting President Trump called for getting “tougher on street crime” after a gunman wounded six Philadelphia police officers during an eight-hour standoff Wednesday. ​”The Philadelphia shooter should never have been allowed to be on the str...
16:52, 08/15/2019

‘Scared’ students are rejecting colleges in states with strict abortion laws One Upper East Side family is sending Washington University a big, fat rejection letter. On Friday, the governor of Missouri, where the well-respected school is located, signed a bill outlawing abortion after eight weeks. The legislation was a deal-b...
04:39, 05/26/2019

Brazil gunmaker Taurus' shares soar as Bolsonaro eases gun laws Shares in Brazilian gunmaker Taurus Armas SA surged on Wednesday, the day after President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree to ease restrictions on gun imports and increase the amount of ammunition a person can buy....
19:13, 05/08/2019

Poland's new retirement rules for judges break EU laws: EU court adviser Poland's new retirement rules for judges, introduced in 2017, break European Union law, the advocate general for the EU's top court said in an opinion on Thursday in a blow to the Poland's euro-skeptic government....
10:39, 06/20/2019

Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Doesn’t Propose Gun Laws After Shootings President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 31 people. “Our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” he said....
19:52, 08/05/2019

Australia taking six years to list threatened habitats under environment laws Senate inquiry hears that major threats to wildlife are not being recognised because of environment department budget cutsAustralia is taking at least six years to list habitats as threatened under national environment laws, an inquiry examining the ...
09:39, 08/20/2019

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries in Africa to do the same....
01:52, 05/25/2019

North Dakota abortion clinic files federal suit over 2 laws FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s sole abortion clinic filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday over two state laws it believes forces doctors to lie, including one measure passed this year requiring physicians to tell women that they may reverse a so-c...
22:26, 06/25/2019

Cabinet Approves Amendments To 2 Laws To Strengthen National Probe Agency The Union Cabinet is learned to have approved a proposal to amend two laws to give more teeth to the NIA in probing terror cases in India and abroad, sources said Monday....
20:52, 06/24/2019

New Zealand to decriminalize abortion laws, critics say bill falls short New Zealand plans to decriminalize abortion and treat it is as a health issue, the government said on Monday in the first major reform to abortion laws in more than four decades that some activists said fell short of expectations....
07:52, 08/05/2019

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion ha...
10:13, 05/27/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepare for a Supreme Court decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Trump scores mild victory in mission to toughen asylum laws A federal appeals court Friday blocked Team Trump from enacting tough asylum restrictions on Central Americans who show up at the border in California and Arizona — but gave the White House the OK to impose them in Texas and New Mexico. The ruling fr...
01:13, 08/17/2019

Alex Rodriguez bathroom photo highlights permissive privacy laws Former Yankees slugger snapped through apartment windowLawyers seek photographer but legal recourse uncertainNew York’s liberal privacy laws are under scrutiny as lawyers for the retired baseball star Alex Rodriguez try to track down the photographer...
19:39, 05/18/2019

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissioner more power to block sites sharing malicious and ...
05:39, 07/02/2019