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German groups lose GMO soybean battle to Monsanto at top European court

The European Court of Justice dismissed an action brought by three German NGOs against the authorization of genetically modified soy products. The NGOs argued m...

German groups lose GMO soybean battle to Monsanto at top European court

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Adidas loses three-stripe trademark battle in European court Logo first registered on a football boot in 1949 was not ‘distinctive’ enough, says courtAdidas has lost a battle to expand its trademark three-stripe design in the EU, after a court ruled that it was not “distinctive” enough.The company did not “pro...
19:52, 06/19/2019

European banking union does not violate German constitution, court rules The European Central Bank's supervision of large banks and structural funds for failing institutions is meant to protect the eurozone from future financial crises. Germany's top court has now given its blessing....
22:26, 07/30/2019

Facebook Groups Will Soon Lose Their Stories Feature Facebook is shutting down this feature on September 26. Soon, the existing group stories will be deleted and users won't be able to post new stories....
18:39, 09/21/2019

In the battle over Spider-Man, everyone may lose Peter Parker has long history as loveable loser throughout his adventures as Spider-Man, the comic book superhero who pioneered the notion that the good guy might win the day against the supervillain, but still come up short paying the rent or inadve...
20:00, 08/23/2019

German police raid suspected far-right groups The police said the targets were suspected members of the banned group Storm Brigade. Police confirmed the raids took place in four German states and that 10 houses were searched in total....
22:26, 07/30/2019

European Parliament Opens Amid Protests From Anti-EU and Separatist Groups The newly elected European Parliament got off to a somewhat tumultuous start on Tuesday as protests from anti-EU, anti-Brexit and Catalan-separatist groups disrupted the proceedings in Strasbourg. The proceedings were marked by protests by the UK&rsq...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Army To Roll Out Integrated Battle Groups Along Border With Pak: Report The Indian Army is planning to raise Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) along the borders with Pakistan that will help it carry out swift strikes in case of war, sources said....
23:39, 06/19/2019

WHO: Four European countries lose measles-eliminated status Four European countries previously declared to have eliminated measles have lost their coveted status as the highly contagious disease surges within their borders, a branch of the World Health Organization said....
18:00, 08/29/2019

4 European States, Including UK, Lose Measles Eradication Status: WHO Measles cases are skyrocketing in Europe and the disease is surging in four countries previously considered to have eliminated it, including the UK, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned......
20:00, 08/29/2019

Equinor, Gazprom lose European gas market share as LNG surges Europe's two biggest suppliers of pipeline gas, Norway's Equinor and Russia's Gazprom, have lost market share for the first time in at least four years amid a tripling in liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports into the region over the past 10 months....
17:39, 08/19/2019

Team GB lose European dressage silver after Dujardin elimination Britain dropped out of the silver medal position at the Dressage European Championships in Rotterdam on Tuesday after Charlotte Dujardin's score was excluded because blood was found on her horse....
20:39, 08/20/2019

German churches lose 430,000 Catholic and Protestant members in 2018 The Catholic and Protestant churches both lost over 200,000 members last year. The losses have hit the churches hard, as members of both churches pay up to 9% of their taxable income as church taxes....
04:00, 07/20/2019

Alfa drivers lose German GP points to penalties, Kubica into 10th Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi have been handed post-race penalties that drop them out of the points for the German Grand Prix, with Robert Kubica now promoted to 10th...
21:52, 07/28/2019

Klopp and Lampard set to do battle in European showpiece "The Champions League winners Liverpool take on the Europa League champions Chelsea at Besiktas\u0027 Vodafone Park on Wednesday night to decide who will lift the 44th UEFA Super Cup. It\u0027s Klopp vs Lampard. Who will come out on top?"...
17:39, 08/14/2019

Matt Wallace hunting down Jon Rahm in battle to be European No 1 • Wallace’s third-round 64 fires him up Scottish Open leaderboard• Bernd Wiesberger takes two-shot lead into final roundMatt Wallace appears to have taken the loss of top spot in the European Tour’s order of merit personally. Jon Rahm leapt above Wal...
22:52, 07/13/2019

Will German slowdown hit eastern European economies? Central and eastern European economies are said to be decoupling from western Europe as consumption-led growth replaces the export-driven model. But will domestic spending suffice to fend off a slowdown in the eurozone?...
19:13, 08/19/2019

Save coal, lose youth vote? Far-right German party faces climate policy revolt A youth wing of Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has called on the party to rethink its climate scepticism, which includes defending the coal industry, after a poor showing among young voters in last week's European Parliament electi...
15:13, 05/29/2019

U.S. abortion rights groups fight new Missouri law in court Opponents of a new law in Missouri restricting most abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy will ask a federal judge on Monday to stop the law from taking effect this week....
12:52, 08/26/2019

German Defense Minister Wins Vote for European Union's Top Job European Parliament lawmakers approved German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen for the European Union’s top job, but by a razor-thin margin that could deepen the task she faces in reviving a bloc challenged by nationalist forces, Brexit and divi...
10:52, 07/17/2019

European heatwave: Firefighters battle wildfires in France and Spain after temperatures soar to 45C Hundreds of firefighters are battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in Italy....
16:00, 06/29/2019

The battle to save the world's biggest bumblebee from European invaders | Alison Benjamin In Chile the beloved native bee is venerated as carrying the spirit of the dead, but its numbers are dwindling as farmers use imported species infected with parasites to pollinate cropsThe first time José Montalava saw the world’s largest bumblebee h...
12:52, 05/04/2019

Ursula von der Leyen: German lawmakers blast European Commission nomination Von der Leyen's nomination to lead the EU's executive body has been widely criticized in her home country. Leading lawmakers have called it a "farce" and a "victory for backroom politics."...
20:39, 07/03/2019

ECJ deems German prosecutors too political to issue European arrest warrants The European Court of Justice has ruled that German public prosecutors should not be allowed to issue European arrest warrants. The court found that prosecutors had insufficient independence from politicians....
19:39, 05/27/2019

European shares dip on trade, German 5G auction lifts telecom index European shares dipped on Thursday, tracking Asian markets lower after more violent protests in Hong Kong and weighed down by doubts over the United States and China's ability to reach a trade deal any time soon....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Google wins legal battle with German publishers over fee demands Google won a legal battle on Thursday after Europe's top court said publishers in Germany could not demand copyright fees since 2013 from the tech firm because the European Commission had not been notified of the German regulation....
19:00, 09/12/2019

U.S. anti-abortion groups plot course from state capitals to Supreme Court Anti-abortion advocacy groups have pushed hard in recent months for the passage of bills to restrict or even ban the procedure outright at the state level, inspired by the perception that the U.S. Supreme Court has tilted in their favor....
02:52, 05/16/2019

German bond yields, Italy bank shares down on European Commission f'casts German government bond yields fell to five-week lows on Tuesday and Italian shares fell, led by the the country's banking index, after the European Commission revised down euro area growth forecasts, and cut its already gloomy outlook on Italy....
14:52, 05/07/2019

European shares fall as BASF profit warning hits German stocks European shares opened lower on Tuesday in what could be their third straight day of losses as German shares fell sharply due to a profit warning from chemicals giant BASF....
11:26, 07/09/2019

German defense chief Ursula von der Leyen elected European Commission head The European Union on Tuesday elected German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen as the first female leader of the European Commission -- and she could also become the first female president of the alliance, as well....
20:52, 07/02/2019

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to consider delaying a ruling on the issue in light of new evidence....
06:39, 06/13/2019

U.S. states, rights groups ask court to block bid to divert $1.5 billion toward Trump's wall Civil rights groups and 20 states asked a federal judge to prevent the Trump Administration from transferring $1.5 billion that Congress had approved for the military toward building a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, according to a court filing....
19:13, 05/30/2019

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census until allegations that the query was intended to bolster Republican political advant...
14:52, 06/13/2019

European Central Bank at the heart of German Bund problem, says Financial Times' Tom Stubbington Tommy Stubbington, Financial Times markets reporter, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss Germany's interest rates and Denmark's negative mortgages rates....
21:00, 08/21/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-German bond yields, Italy bank shares down on European Commission forecasts German government bond yields hit five-week lows on Tuesday and Italian shares fell, led by the country's banking index, after the European Commission revised down euro area growth forecasts and cut its already gloomy outlook on Italy....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Virginia Republicans lose in U.S. Supreme Court racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution....
21:26, 06/17/2019

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 90s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual assault, dismissing education about multicultural awareness and accusing a major LGBTQ group of exploit...
17:39, 08/23/2019

Ohio 'heartbeat bill' blocked by federal judge as pro-life groups push for Supreme Court appeal Pro-life groups are vowing to go to the Supreme Court after a federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a so-called "heartbeat bill" in Ohio, which would ban most abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected....
00:52, 07/04/2019

Prominent anti-vaxxers lose New York court case over religious exemptions Enlarge / Anti-vaccine advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. during a public hearing on vaccine related bills in 2015. (credit: Getty | Portland Press Herald) A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a request by 55 anti-vaccine families...
00:13, 07/13/2019

Lose the Chalk, Officer: Court Finds Marking Tires of Parked Cars Unconstitutional The police in four states will have to drop an age-old method of telling whether a car has been parked too long: an appeals court says it violates the Fourth Amendment’s ban on unreasonable searches....
16:26, 04/29/2019

Sandy Hook parents lose state court appeal against Newtown over school shooting A Connecticut state appeals court has rejected an appeal by the parents of two shooting victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre to hold the town of Newtown and its school district liable....
00:52, 07/13/2019

Joel Embiid leaves court in tears after 76ers lose on Kawhi Leonard buzzer-beater Joel Embiid was emotional after his 76ers were knocked out of the playoffs in Game 7 of the second round by Kawhi Leonard's wild buzzer-beater.        ...
04:13, 05/13/2019

European Court Condemns Russia Over Whistleblower's Death Russia has been condemned by Europe’s top human rights court for violating the rights of whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky by failing to provide adequate medical care that could have saved his life when he died in detention awaiting trial in 2009, a dec...
16:00, 08/27/2019

European court rejects Catalan separatists’ suit MADRID (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a suit brought by Catalan separatist lawmakers claiming that Spain’s top court violated their rights when it ruled to suspend a regional parliamentary session to declare independence...
20:52, 05/28/2019

European court rejects Catalan separatists' suit The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a suit brought by Catalan separatist lawmakers claiming that Spain's top court violated their rights when it ruled to suspend a regional parliamentary session to declare independence in 2017....
20:13, 05/28/2019

'Like' button needs caveat, European Court of Justice rules Websites using Facebook's "Like" button must warn users that the Silicon Valley giant will receive their data, the top EU court has ruled. Companies had not previously been held responsible for the Facebook extension....
23:13, 07/29/2019

USWNT’s equal-pay battle now has a court date While the U.S. Women’s National Team makes its final preparations for the 2020 Olympics, it will finally get its date in court. A trial date for the team’s gender discrimination lawsuit against US Soccer has been scheduled for May 5, 2020...
03:39, 08/20/2019

Gay marriage cake: customer takes case to European court Gareth Lee to challenge ruling that Northern Ireland bakery had right to refuse to bake cake with pro-gay marriage messageLawyers representing a man from Northern Ireland who sued a bakery for refusing to make a cake with pro-gay marriage message are...
18:26, 08/15/2019

European court: Russia put lawyer Magnitsky’s life in danger A top European court says Russia’s failure to provide adequate medical care to jailed lawyer Sergei Magnitsky could have led to his 2009 death, which sparked U.S. and European sanctions...
11:13, 08/27/2019

European rights court rules against Russia on Magnitsky death The ECHR has ruled that Russia violated multiple rights of Sergei Magnitsky — an auditor who died a decade ago while in pre-trial detention. The court said the poor medical care he received led to his death....
16:52, 08/27/2019

Wikipedia Asks European Rights Court to Lift Turkey Ban The foundation that runs Wikipedia said Thursday it had filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights to lift Turkey's two-year block on the website....
14:26, 05/24/2019

European Court says Russia not facing up to domestic abuse problem Russia failed to protect a woman from repeated acts of violence by her former partner, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday, saying her case showed that Moscow was not facing up to its domestic abuse problem....
19:52, 07/09/2019

Democrats and Trump do battle in court over his financial records A federal judge on Tuesday said financial records from U.S. President Donald Trump's long-time accounting firm would be part of a "proper subject of investigation" by Congress, appearing to side with Democratic lawmakers seeking more oversight of the...
21:26, 05/14/2019

New Yorker Hotel in court battle with man who claims to own whole building The New Yorker Hotel is locked in a court battle with a man it says is a shameless freeloader who scored a year rent-free under an obscure legal loophole — and then filed a phony deed to commandeer the entire Midtown building....
06:00, 06/30/2019

Immigrant rights groups to high court: 'We count!' Immigrants rights groups rallied at the Supreme Court Thursday as justices put a hold on the Trump administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. (June 27)        ...
20:39, 06/27/2019

Spanish court rules Catalan ex-leader can stand in European vote A Madrid court ruled on Monday that former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium in 2017 to escape arrest for his role in an independence referendum, could run in the European Parliament election on May 26....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Ex-Barclays Euribor trader takes UK to European Court of Human Rights A French former trader with Barclays who was convicted in absentia in London last year of participating in a scheme to rig global interest rates has challenged Britain in the European Court of Human Rights....
18:26, 07/01/2019

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

UPDATE 3-Democrats and Trump do battle in court over his financial records A federal judge on Tuesday said financial records from U.S. President Donald Trump's long-time accounting firm would be part of a "proper subject of investigation" by Congress, appearing to side with Democratic lawmakers seeking more oversight of the...
19:26, 05/14/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan's struggles to court Kurds in battle for Istanbul Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party is struggling to win over Istanbul’s Kurdish voters, a group it considers a key constituency in the electoral battle for control of Istanbul, despite softening its polarizing rhetoric....
20:13, 06/20/2019

Ramaphosa asks court to seal certain documents in legal battle Lawyers for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa have asked a court to not make public certain information contained in the record of the country's corruption watchdog because it was obtained unlawfully, the Presidency said on Saturday....
00:13, 08/11/2019

The court battle over Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament explained Boris Johnson is bracing himself for the mother of all legal battles this coming week over his controversial decision to suspend parliament in the run up to Brexit....
21:26, 09/13/2019

Apple Embarks On EU Court Battle Over 13-Billion-Euro Tax Bill Apple embarks on an epic court battle with the EU on Tuesday, fighting the commission's landmark order that the iPhone-maker reimburse Ireland 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes....
08:13, 09/17/2019

Right to bare boobs: Topless advocates take battle to Supreme Court A group of women are taking their mission to “free the nipple” all the way to the US Supreme Court, a report said. The trio of New Hampshire women are asking the nation’s highest court to strike down a ban on women appearing topless...
03:52, 08/21/2019

Fidelity Investments wins court battle with IRS over coal tax credits Fidelity Investments on Wednesday won its court battle with the Internal Revenue Service over tax credits for the production of chemically treated coal....
22:52, 08/14/2019

German spy agency must be more transparent with press, rules court The BND must now publicly disclose its off-the-record briefing sessions and the journalists taking part. Although the decision calls for wider transparency, the ruling could mean even fewer talks with reporters....
23:39, 09/18/2019

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

German court fines 7 men who claimed to be “Sharia police” BERLIN (AP) — A German court has found seven men who formed a self-styled “Sharia police” guilty of violating rules on wearing uniforms. German news agency dpa reported that a court on Monday fined the men, aged between 27 and 37, to pena...
18:52, 05/27/2019

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women, after they were forbidden at the beginning of this year in a narrowly approved vote....
21:26, 06/14/2019

German court: Sikhs have to wear helmets on motorbikes Wearing a helmet does not infringe on Sikhs' freedom of worship, a top German court has ruled. It argued that the measure protects the motorcyclist as well as other drivers and must therefore be enforced....
23:00, 07/04/2019

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany’s richest Catholic archdiocese doesn’t have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year...
18:52, 06/13/2019

| Court backs tax evasion case against German FA ex-bosse Four former top football officials face trial in Germany after a Frankfurt court ruled they must answer tax evasion charges linked to the 2006 World Cup vote-buying scandal....
05:39, 08/27/2019

Top German Court rules un-sealed mattresses can be returned Germany's top court has ruled that trying out a mattress is not dissimilar to trying on clothing. After a lengthy court battle, a German man will get the money from his online mattress purchase back....
13:00, 07/03/2019

Malta court fines German NGO Lifeline captain A Maltese court has fined the captain of the German humanitarian ship that had rescued more than 200 migrants off Libya entering Maltese waters last year with a ship that was not properly registered...
14:13, 05/14/2019

German court halts space experiment on hamsters A German university's space travel experiment has been put on ice for now, as it would have cost the lives of dozens of hamsters. The court said there were still unanswered questions about the ethics of the animal tests....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Extreme-right electoral ad must be aired: German Constitutional Court The ultranationalist National Democratic Party (NPD) failed twice to convince lower-level courts that its campaign ad was legal. Germany's highest court agreed with the party and wants the commercial to be aired....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Report: Olesen stays suspended by European Tour amid court case Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen will remain suspended from the European Tour after a brief appearance in court Wednesday on charges of sexual assault, assault by beating and being drunk on an aircraft....
20:52, 09/18/2019

Amputee who says United Airlines took his scooter battery takes battle to court Stearn Hodge, a 68-year-old amputee who lost his arm and leg in an accident, says United and airport employees took a battery needed for his scooter.        ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

President Trump set to battle Congress in court over demands for his bank records President Donald Trump and congressional committees are set for a court showdown over subpoenas to Deutsche Bank, Capital One Financial records        ...
20:13, 05/22/2019

Australian regulator loses landmark pension fund court battle Australia's banking watchdog lost a landmark case on Friday after a court ruled it had not proved its case alleging wealth manager IOOF Holdings had breached pension laws....
14:00, 09/20/2019

Court battle between Adani and traditional owners hears 'slur' allegation Some Wangan and Jagalingou people oppose an agreement to extinguish native title over the Carmichael coalmine areaThe federal court has heard allegations of “slurs” and “surreptitious” tactics in the latest instalment of a legal battle by a small gro...
12:00, 05/27/2019

Woodstock 50 court battle: Hearing on $17.8 million lawsuit scheduled for Monday Monday, a judge will consider Woodstock 50’s request for a preliminary injunction against its former business partners, in support of arbitration.        ...
04:26, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Fidelity Investments wins court battle with IRS over coal tax credits Fidelity Investments on Wednesday won its court battle with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service over tax credits for the production of chemically treated coal....
22:52, 08/14/2019

Federal court grants oil refiners a victory in ethanol waiver battle A federal appeals court granted oil refiners a victory Friday by denying a renewable fuel group's attempt to block the Environmental Protection Agency from exempting oil companies from blending ethanol in gasoline....
06:13, 05/18/2019

Australian regulator loses court battle against wealth manager IOOF Australia's banking watchdog lost a key case against IOOF after a court ruled the wealth manager did not breach pension industry laws, marking a second setback in as many months for financial......
08:26, 09/20/2019

Ramaphosa asks court to seal certain documents in legal battle -reports Lawyers for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa have asked a court to seal financial records held by the country's corruption watchdog because they were obtained unlawfully, online news site Times Live reported on Friday....
16:52, 08/09/2019

| German court orders fines for 'sharia police' group A German court has ordered seven Islamic fundamentalists to pay fines over a so-called "sharia police" patrol they launched in 2014 to mass media and political outrage....
23:39, 05/27/2019

EU court considers jail time for German politicians over dirty air A top EU court is to hear a case brought against the Bavarian government for failing to implement clean air court rulings. Green groups say the state premier should be threatened with jail for risking people's health....
13:13, 09/03/2019

German court: Compensation for flight delays or cancellations has limits Germany's highest civil court has said travelers cannot double up on compensation under EU and German law. The exact meaning of an EU law on passengers' rights has been contested several times in German courts....
19:26, 08/06/2019

German migrant rescue ship captain goes before Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship appeared before a court in Sicily on Monday after she was arrested for forcing her way into an Italian port carrying migrants she had rescued off the Libyan coast....
23:00, 07/01/2019

EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
13:26, 06/18/2019

German court convicts Iranian, 3 Afghans over mass assault A court in Bavaria has convicted an Iranian and three Afghan men over their drunken assault of passers-by that prompted a public outcry in Germany in December....
15:39, 05/10/2019

German cartel office to take Facebook case to High Court Germany's cartel office said on Monday it would appeal a regional court decision to suspend restrictions it had placed on Facebook's data collection practices to the country's highest court....
19:13, 08/26/2019

German minister to look at how to proceed after EU court rejects toll, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her transport minister would look at how to proceed after the EU's top court rejected plans to introduce a German highway toll....
15:26, 06/18/2019

German court suspends restrictions on Facebook data gathering A German court on Monday temporarily suspended a February decision by the cartel office to order Facebook to restrict its data collection practices in Germany....
16:00, 08/26/2019

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
00:26, 05/21/2019

German court orders fines for 'Shariah police' vigilantes Members of a "Shariah police" vigilante group have been handed fines for donning illegal uniforms. The men had attempted to impose a "Shariah controlled zone" in the western German city of Wuppertal....
19:39, 05/27/2019

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Baghouz was captured....
22:00, 05/31/2019

German court backs Bundeswehr decision to dismiss far-right janitor A Berlin labor court has ruled that the dismissal of a janitor by the German military, due to links with the far-right, was justified. The employee was fired over his online opinions and membership of an extremist group....
18:39, 07/17/2019

German tourist gets court backing in case over holiday gone wrong The case involved a young boy who was injured after walking into a glass door on vacation in Gran Canaria. An attempt to seek damages has failed so far, but it was given a second chance by Germany's highest civil court....
21:39, 06/25/2019

'Nazi grandpa' review lands German tourist in court German visitors complained on Booking.com and Tripadvisor about pictures of Nazi-era relatives on the wall of an Austrian hotel. Now the owners of the hotel are suing them for defamation....
15:39, 09/06/2019

German appeals court rules in favor of VW diesel owners A regional appeals court in Karlsruhe on Friday ruled that German Volkswagen dealers must take back cars fitted with illegal software devices or give their customers new vehicles....
17:26, 05/24/2019

Palestinian family forcibly evicted from East Jerusaelm home after court battle A Palestinian family in an East Jerusalem neighborhood was forcibly evicted from their home Wednesday after losing an appeal last month to a right-wing settlement organization....
18:13, 07/10/2019

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

Kaiser's descendant loses court battle to regain 13th-century castle Court rules against Georg Friedrich Ferdinand’s claim on ruins of Rheinfels CastleA German court has ruled against a claim by the great-great-grandson of the country’s last kaiser to the picturesque ruins of a 13th-century castle overlooking the Rhin...
15:00, 06/25/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange begins long court battle against extradition Assange, 47, is fighting extradition to the United States following allegations that he was part of a conspiracy to hack into a Defense Department computer....
22:26, 05/02/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Airbus CEO says all planemakers to suffer from 'lose-lose' trade war Airbus Chief Executive Guillaume Faury warned on Thursday any further escalation of trade tensions would damage aerospace firms globally, including the European planemaker's U.S. rival Boeing....
16:13, 05/16/2019

German court clears two doctors present as patients committed suicide German doctors are not obliged to try to save a person's life against their will following a suicide attempt, the Federal Court of Justice in Leipzig has ruled, backing regional court decisions in Berlin and Hamburg....
23:00, 07/04/2019

German court rejects plea to repatriate suspected jihadi from Syria A German court has found the government isn't responsible for repatriating a citizen imprisoned by Syrian Kurds on suspicion of joining the "Islamic State." The ruling was based on a technicality....
05:13, 09/11/2019

Find and return German children of IS adherents, rules Berlin court Three German children along with their German "IS" mother must be brought back from a Syrian refugee camp, a Berlin court has told the Foreign Ministry. The judiciary cited state obligation to protect citizens abroad....
07:00, 07/12/2019

German interior minister laments EU court ruling on road toll A decision by the European Court of Justice to strike down German government plans to impose a highway toll that favors German drivers over their EU peers is incomprehensible, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Tuesday....
15:26, 06/18/2019

German court convicts Syrian over stabbing that triggered Chemnitz riots A German court sentenced a Syrian asylum seeker to nine and a half years in prison on Thursday over the fatal stabbing of a man in the eastern city of Chemnitz last year that triggered the worst far-right riots Germany had seen for decades....
19:52, 08/22/2019

German court reaches first verdict in campsite child sex abuse case More than 40 children were sexually abused at a campsite in a small German town of Luegde over a years-long period. The case, one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades, shocked the country....
00:52, 07/18/2019

German migrant rescue ship captain faces Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship, arrested for defying an Italian ban on docking with migrants, arrived in a Sicilian port on Monday for her first court appearance....
17:52, 07/01/2019

US-Iran military conflict will be a 'lose-lose situation,' analysts say Tensions between the United States and Iran escalated rapidly after an American drone was shot down by Iranian forces in the Middle East on Thursday — but experts are not expecting it to lead to an outright military conflict....
10:52, 06/21/2019

Airbus revises up jet demand, warns of 'lose-lose' tariff war Airbus raised its 20-year forecast for jetliner demand on Wednesday despite expected slower growth in traffic, as it predicts airlines will replace aging fleets with smaller, more fuel-efficient new planes....
15:26, 09/18/2019

Missouri’s only abortion clinic’s future uncertain as licence renewal battle heads to court Planned Parenthood sued Missouri last week after state health officials refused to renew the licence of Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood in St. Louis...
18:39, 06/04/2019

Jennifer Hudson and Ex David Otunga Reach Custody Agreement After Contentious Court Battle Jennifer Hudson's long custody battle is finally coming to an end. She and ex David Otunga reached an agreement on Tuesday, nearly two years after they began negotiations. However,......
03:13, 07/19/2019

A Pregnant Woman Avoids Transit, Parents Battle in Court and Other Tales of Measles Anxiety Readers in some of the 22 states where measles have been diagnosed this year discuss how the fear of catching the disease is affecting their daily lives....
19:00, 05/03/2019

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

Italy court lifts house arrest on German captain, says she was protecting life An Italian judge ruled on Tuesday that the captain of a charity ship had not broken the law by crashing through a naval blockade, saying that by bringing rescued migrants to port she was carrying out her duty to protect life....
22:39, 07/02/2019

German court suspends cartel order restricting Facebook's data gathering A German court on Monday issued an interim injunction suspending a cartel office decision in February which sought to restrict Facebook's data collection practices in Germany....
14:52, 08/26/2019

Banker tells German court of 'vast network' at center of fraud trial A banker at the center of a trading scheme German prosecutors say resulted in hundreds of millions of euros of illegitimate tax rebates told a court the scheme had taken on an "industrial scale" involving a network of banks and other institutions....
19:39, 09/18/2019

Sea-Watch: Italian court lifts house arrest order for German captain Carola Rackete, the 31-year-old German captain of a migrant rescue vessel, was detained in Italy after refusing to stand down in the face of military orders. Italy had banned the Sea-Watch ship from entering its waters....
22:13, 07/02/2019

Uruguay: Nazi eagle from German warship wreck must be sold, court rules The Admiral Graf Spee preyed on merchant ships in the South Atlantic before being damaged and scuttled. A huge Nazi eagle recovered from the ship has been the source of controversy....
08:39, 06/22/2019

German IS fighter faces torture and murder terrorism charges in Düsseldorf court A German IS fighter is facing charges of murder and torture at a German high court. This is the second time that he has faced terrorism-related charges....
00:39, 09/05/2019

Airbus CEO says all planemakers to suffer from 'lose-lose' trade war Airbus Chief Executive Guillaume Faury warned on Thursday any further escalation of trade tensions would damage aerospace firms globally, including the European planemaker's U.S. rival Boeing....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Is Oil Rally Getting "Stop" Signal from Soybean Oil? Soyoil prices, which have a 15-year history of forerunning the crude oil market, are signaling the crude oil rally has peaked, if politics is not a factor....
16:13, 05/14/2019

China, Brazil and the Soybean Crush Soybeans are crushed into soy meal and the more expensive soy oil. Find out how growth in China, the top importer of the oilseed, influences their prices....
16:26, 06/25/2019

French court rejects claim against German shipbuilder for 1994 Estonia ferry disaster Survivors and relatives had been seeking millions in damages against a German shipbuilder and the French agency which had certified the ferry as seaworthy. Instead they were ordered to pay the companies' costs....
04:00, 07/20/2019

When You Lose Mick Jagger, You Lose The Country Rolling Stones leading man Mick Jagger does not like Donald Trump’s environmental policies that are going to kill us all and he wants us to know. Jagger “blasted” Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, according to The Hollywood Reporter....
06:52, 09/09/2019

What do we lose when we lose a local bike shop? As UK rents rise and online retailers eat into their margins, shops struggle to survive In the early 1930s a young William Laker would cycle the 50-odd miles from his home in Kent to Crystal Palace in south London to visit the woman who would, half a...
08:26, 08/16/2019

Currency wars: Lose-lose the only certain outcome As the US accuses China of being a currency manipulator, Beijing calls such labeling unfair and "wayward unilateralism." With more escalation in the US-China trade spat expected, is a currency war unavoidable?...
13:52, 08/06/2019

‘Like quicksand’: Ohio farmer survives soybean entrapment COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio farmer Jay Butterfield survived a harrowing afternoon recently after being buried up to his neck inside a soybean bin. The 70-year-old was trying to break up wet clumps of the crop inside a 30-foot- 30-foot- (9-meter) tall ...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Soybean prices near 10-year low after Trump's tariff threat to China Soybean prices are nearing their lowest level in a decade following a series of tweets from President Donald Trump on Sunday that threatened to increase tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports....
22:13, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Will Monsanto be Bayer's undoing? Another heavy blow has been dealt to German company Bayer. The firm was ordered by a US court to pay compensation in yet another glyphosate-related case. Bayer needs to act swiftly, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
16:39, 05/14/2019

Bayer Says Monsanto's PR Tactics Were Legal Monsanto’s past public-relations tactics in Europe didn’t break the law, according to a report commissioned by Bayer, in its latest effort to clear the liabilities caused by its acquisition of the agrochemical company....
17:52, 09/05/2019

Farmers Built a Soybean Export Empire Around China. Now They're Fighting to Save It. Trade tensions have hammered sales of soybeans to the Chinese, a major export market it took U.S. agriculture decades to create. Growers are traveling to Beijing and Washington to plead their case. “Farmers can’t say, I’ll just grow broccoli this yea...
13:26, 07/05/2019

Smaller corn, soybean yields expected as wet weather persists in Midwest Corn and soybean planting data showed a slight improvement in this week's U.S. Department of Agriculture's Crop Progress Report, but planting remains behind schedule in 17 of 18 key states....
02:13, 05/22/2019

China Drops Some U.S. Pork and Soybean Tariffs as Trade Tensions Ease Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
13:39, 09/13/2019

Monsoon covers most parts of cane, cotton, soybean fields in India Monsoon rains have covered most parts of cane, cotton, and soybean fields in western India and some parts of rice-sowing areas in central and northern India, the country's weather office said on Tuesday....
11:13, 06/25/2019

Trade talk thaw: Chinese companies renew soybean purchases Chinese firms reportedly bought more than 600,000 metric tons of U.S. soybeans on Thursday, the country’s largest buy overall since June. The purchases come amid other signs of a thaw in relations between the two countries ahead of trade talks set fo...
02:13, 09/13/2019

China June soybean imports fall on trade war, deadly pig disease China's soybean imports fell 11.5% in June from May, customs data showed on Friday, as the Sino-U.S. trade war and an outbreak of deadly African swine fever curb demand....
15:13, 07/12/2019

Trade Tensions Ease as China Drops Some Pork and Soybean Tariffs Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
19:39, 09/13/2019

U.S. official says China far short of soybean purchase pledge after small sale China has purchased about only half the U.S. soybeans it pledged to buy earlier this year, a U.S. Department of Agriculture official said on Thursday, after a small sale was reported amid the two countries' escalating trade war....
23:52, 08/22/2019

Spring flooding in Midwest will begin to unclog America's soybean backup The historic spring flooding that prevented Midwest farmers from planting millions of acres of corn and soy will help to unclog the nation's soybean market this fall....
00:52, 07/16/2019

China's soybean demand remains strong amid massive hog losses China's appetite for soybeans to feed livestock seems to be holding remarkably strong amid reports that the nation has lost 20 to 70 percent of its hogs to African swine fever....
03:39, 08/03/2019

Cleaner wins court battle over 'invalid' will of former Savoy head waiter A cleaner who is fighting for more than £400,000 from the estate of a former Savoy head waiter has won a High Court battle to overturn a will that disinherited her....
12:26, 05/28/2019

Trade War: Lose-Lose Outcome? As both sides dig their heels in the escalating U.S.-China trade war, the fallout could hurt industries on both sides, perhaps China more than the U.S....
23:52, 05/28/2019

China's April soybean imports rise as buyers delayed cargoes on tax change China's soybean imports in April jumped 10.7 percent from the same period a year earlier, customs data showed on Wednesday, as shipments delayed from March reached the world's top oilseed buyer....
07:26, 05/08/2019

Instant view: China's oil, coal, soybean imports rise in April from year before China's imports of crude oil, coal and soybeans rose in April from the same month last year, while cargoes of iron ore and copper dropped, customs data showed on Wednesday....
10:13, 05/08/2019

USDA reports large U.S. soybean sale to China ahead of Trump-Xi meeting The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday reported a large soybean sale to China in a surprise deal a day before the first meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in seven months....
20:13, 06/28/2019

EPA defies California rules over Monsanto Roundup The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has defied California regulators by no longer approving labels claiming Monsanto Roundup is known to cause cancer....
00:39, 08/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan's Marubeni stops some new soybean sales to China amid trade dispute Marubeni Corp said on Friday that its U.S.-based unit, Columbia Grain Trading Inc, has stopped all new soybean sales to China because falling sales volumes to the country due to the trade war with the United States have cut earnings....
00:26, 07/27/2019

Exclusive: Pile drive - China expected to divert outstanding U.S. soybean cargoes into reserves China will stockpile up to 7 million tonnes of soybeans bought from the United States during an earlier truce in the trade war between the nations, two traders familiar with the matter said, rather than crush them for immediate sale as a feed ingredi...
13:52, 06/04/2019

Ahead of trade talks, China makes biggest US soybean purchases since June, traders say Privately run Chinese firms bought at least 10 boatloads of U.S. soybeans on Thursday, the country's most significant purchases since at least June, traders said...
03:26, 09/13/2019

Japan's Marubeni says U.S. unit Columbia Grain stopped new soybean sales to China from July 24 Japanese trading house Marubeni Corp said on Friday that U.S. unit Columbia Grain Trading Inc stopped all new sales of soybeans to Chinese customers from July 24, saying earnings from the business had been hit by the ongoing trade dispute between the...
07:39, 07/26/2019

How Monsanto manipulates journalists and academics | Carey Gillam Monsanto’s own emails and documents reveal a disinformation campaign to hide its weedkiller’s possible links to cancerOver the past year, evidence of Monsanto’s deceptive efforts to defend the safety of its top-selling Roundup herbicide have been lai...
08:13, 06/02/2019

Los Angeles County sues Bayer's Monsanto over PCB contamination Los Angeles County sued Monsanto Co on Thursday, seeking to force the unit of Germany's Bayer AG to help pay for reducing PCB contamination in dozens of bodies of water....
22:39, 05/30/2019

Bayer says Monsanto's list of influential people was not illegal Bayer said a law firm it had commissioned to investigate a compilation of data on journalists, politicians and researchers by Monsanto had found no evidence of illegal behavior by the seed maker that Bayer acquired last year....
17:26, 09/05/2019

Bayer Monsanto damages reduced to $25.27 million by US judge The US judge said the punitive damages component of the original $80 million award was too high. The German company is still facing lawsuits from more than 13,400 plaintiffs over glyphosate-based weed-killer Roundup....
01:52, 07/16/2019

Bayer's Monsanto investigated in France over illegal data French daily 'Le Monde' complained to police when it found the newspaper among hundreds of high-profile figures and media outlets listed. The charge is that information was collected illegally....
18:26, 05/11/2019

How Bayer-Monsanto Became One of the Worst Corporate Deals---in 12 Charts Bayer fought hard to take over Monsanto. Today Bayer faces thousands of plaintiffs in lawsuits over the Roundup herbicide, and the $63 billion gambit ranks as one of the worst corporate deals in recent memory. An illustrated look at the acquisition a...
01:26, 08/29/2019

Monsanto must pay couple $2bn in largest verdict yet over cancer claims California jury holds makers of Roundup weedkiller responsible for couple contracting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma A California jury has ordered Monsanto to pay more than $2bn to a couple that got cancer after using its weedkiller, marking the third and la...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Monsanto ordered to pay US$2 billion in latest Roundup blow Jury in California orders Bayer-owned Monsanto to pay more than US$2 billion in damages to a couple that sued on grounds the product caused their cancer....
22:52, 05/15/2019

Monsanto ordered to pay $2B to couple who say they contracted cancer from Roundup A jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers....
18:13, 05/14/2019

Parliament prorogued: Boris Johnson to 'see what judges say' as legal battle over five-week shutdown reaches Supreme Court A legal battle over Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend Parliament as the Brexit deadline looms is set to be heard by the UK's highest court....
08:39, 09/17/2019

CBOE to Begin Disseminating Two New Volatility Benchmarks Based on CME Group Corn and Soybean Options Prices CHICAGO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Monday, June 6, CBOE will begin disseminating data for CME Group on two new volatility indexes based on CBOT corn and soybean options prices. The...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Roundup cancer trial ends with $2 billion verdict against Monsanto It hasn’t been a good year for the makers of Roundup weed killer. Back in March, a man was awarded an $80 million verdict after a jury decided that Monsanto’s herbicide contributed to his positive diagnosis for non-Hodgkin’s lymphom...
01:13, 05/15/2019

Australian gardener sues Bayer's Monsanto over cancer link Lawyers of an Australian gardener on Tuesday said they had filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto for severe harm caused by an ingredient used in its weed killer Roundup, the first such case in the country....
17:00, 06/04/2019

Bayer's Legal Woes Escalate With Probe Into Monsanto File Bayer is seeking to limit the damage after French prosecutors said they had opened an investigation into potentially illegal practices by Monsanto before it was acquired by the German chemicals and drugs giant....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Jury: Monsanto to pay $2 billion in weed killer cancer case OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.05 billion to a couple who claimed the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. The Oakland jury on Monday delivered Monsanto...
02:13, 05/14/2019

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
13:52, 05/21/2019

US judge reduces $2 billion Monsanto Roundup verdict against Bayer A California judge cuts a $2 billion jury verdict against Bayer-owned Monsanto over its Roundup weed killer to $86.7 million. Bayer faces some 13,000 US lawsuits on the glyphosate-based product's potential health risks....
09:26, 07/26/2019

French prosecutor opens investigation over suspected Monsanto file The French prosecutor on Friday said it had opened a preliminary investigation into a suspected file assembled by Bayer's seed maker Monsanto to influence various personalities in France....
03:26, 05/11/2019

Revealed: how Monsanto's 'intelligence center' targeted journalists and activists Internal documents show how the company worked to discredit critics and investigated singer Neil YoungMonsanto operated a “fusion center” to monitor and discredit journalists and activists, and targeted a reporter who wrote a critical book on the com...
09:52, 08/08/2019

Trump EPA insists Monsanto's Roundup is safe, despite cancer cases Administration to keep weedkiller on the market after landmark court rulings and concerns over foodThe Trump administration is keeping the weedkiller Roundup on the US market, insisting it is safe for humans despite thousands of lawsuits launched by ...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Trump’s Fish and Wildlife pick under scrutiny for previous work for Monsanto Senate Democrats questioned Aurelia Skipwith’s experience and political ties as potential conflicts of interest Donald Trump’s nominee to handle endangered species, whose experience and political ties have been questioned by environment experts, came...
21:52, 09/11/2019

Bayer hires law firm to investigate Monsanto stakeholder file issue Bayer said on Sunday it was hiring an external law firm to investigate French media complaints that Monsanto, the U.S. seed maker it took over last year, had compiled a file of influential personalities....
17:13, 05/12/2019

Bayer says won't tolerate unethical behavior as France probes Monsanto file Bayer said on Saturday it did not accept "unethical behavior" following a French investigation into a suspected file assembled by the German company's seed making unit Monsanto to influence various personalities in France....
15:13, 05/11/2019

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
15:00, 05/22/2019

Monsanto Ordered to Pay $2 Billion in Case Tying Weed Killer to Cancer (SAN FRANCISCO) — A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. The jury’s verdict is the th...
17:13, 05/14/2019

Monsanto Loses Another Roundup Cancer Trial, With Jury Awarding Over $2 Billion Monsanto Co. lost a legal battle over its massively popular Roundup herbicide on Monday to the tune of $2.055 billion, with a jury in San Francisco ordering the court to pay out the stunning sum to a couple that said it caused their non-Hodgkin’s lym...
06:52, 05/14/2019

The EPA is meant to protect us. The Monsanto trials proves it isn't | Nathan Donley and Carey Gillam Three public trials involving Monsanto have raised troubling questions about lax oversight of all pesticides by the Environmental Protection AgencyEver since Monsanto introduced its line of Roundup weedkillers to the world in 1974, the products have ...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Judge Slashes Payout in Roundup Lawsuit, But Calls Monsanto's Conduct 'Reprehensible' A federal judge in one of the lawsuits between pharmaceutical giant AG Bayer, which bought agrochemical giant Monsanto in 2018, and plaintiffs who claim its Roundup herbicide caused their cancer has slashed an $80 million payout, Reuters reported on ...
15:13, 07/16/2019

Monsanto parent company Bayer faces thousands of Roundup-cancer cases after $2 billion verdict Annually, for weeks at a time over his more than 30 years of farming, John Barton would spray a thousand gallons of Roundup every day to kill the weeds springing up among his cotton crop outside Bakersfield, California. Tugging a 200-foot hose when h...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Jury orders Monsanto to pay $2 billion in Roundup weed killer cancer case; appeal expected On Monday, a jury ordered Monsanto Co. to pay $2 billion to a California couple claiming that the company's weed killer caused their cancers.        ...
05:13, 05/14/2019

California jury awards couple $2 billion in verdict against Monsanto in third decision involving Roundup weed killer. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — California jury awards couple $2 billion in verdict against Monsanto in third decision involving Roundup weed killer....
02:13, 05/14/2019

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
23:26, 08/07/2019

I’m a journalist. Monsanto built a step-by-step strategy to destroy my reputation | Carey Gillam Company records show an action plan that includes promoting certain search results and targeting book reviewsAs a journalist who has covered corporate America for more than 30 years, very little shocks me about the propaganda tactics companies often ...
16:26, 08/09/2019

Only one can survive in our battle royale of the biggest battle royale games around Few genres have become institutions in modern gaming faster than the battle royale game, the sort of rapid zeitgeist shift that forces developers to change long-brewing plans in a way normally dictated only by Twitter accounts that ask if you can pet...
15:13, 05/16/2019

How Gun Control Groups Are Catching Up to the N.R.A. The gun lobby has structural advantages and a Senate aligned with its stance. But activists have increased financing and grass-roots energy as they pursue their cause....
03:52, 08/05/2019

Facebook Gets a New Look: Less Blue, More Groups A redesign of Facebook’s website and mobile app is geared partly toward steering users to participate in more group conversations as the company strives to reduce abusive content and the scrutiny resulting from it....
20:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort to stop a new Missouri law that bans almost all terminations of pregnancies after eight weeks....
16:26, 07/31/2019

Here’s why your Facebook groups went secret overnight Over the last day, you may have noticed that several of your Facebook groups have switched their settings to “Secret,” for no apparent reason. That may have been to avoid the attentions of a particular virulent group inserting itself into other commu...
00:13, 05/17/2019

Far-right groups and Antifa face off in Portland A heavy police presence largely kept members of far-right groups separated from far-left, anti-fascist activists at a downtown park Saturday.        ...
00:39, 08/18/2019

Some Of EVE Online's Most Powerful Groups Are Heading For War EVE Online is infamous for many things: scams that leave their victims devastated, player-created empires that span the stars, and perhaps most for war. The wars of EVE involve thousands of players across the globe, all focused on singular goals. Th...
23:39, 05/23/2019

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government......
12:00, 06/14/2019

Jayalalithaa Gifts Case: Top Court Rejects Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to interfere with the 2011 order of the Madras High Court quashing a case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and two others for receiving......
12:00, 07/09/2019

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns the court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed onto a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
20:02, 08/13/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal......
14:52, 06/13/2019

P Chidambaram's Plea In High Court For Bail; Challenges Lower Court Order Former Union Minister P Chidambaram, arrested in the INX Media corruption case, today approached the Delhi High Court seeking bail. Mr Chidambaram also challenged a trial court's September 5 order......
12:00, 09/11/2019

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to the lower court after a judge ruled last year that the law was unconstitutional....
23:13, 08/01/2019

Top Court Directs Setting Up Exclusive Court To Handle Child Abuse Cases The Supreme Court today issued directions for setting up of a centrally-funded exclusive court in all districts where 100 or more cases have been set up under the Protection of Children from Sexual......
10:39, 07/25/2019

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
21:52, 08/13/2019

Top Court Stays High Court Order Stopping Retrospective Black Money Law The Supreme Court today stayed the Delhi High Court order which had held that the 2016 black money law cannot be allowed to operate with retrospective effect from July 2015 to book and probe......
13:52, 05/21/2019

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay o...
23:39, 06/11/2019

New Triple Talaq Law Challenged In Supreme Court, Delhi High Court The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ''triple talaq'' among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment was challenged in the Supreme Court and the Delhi......
00:26, 08/03/2019

EU's top court finds cutting retirement age for Poland's Supreme Court unlawful The European Union's highest court ruled on Monday that Poland's judiciary reform to lower the retirement age for the country's supreme court judges was against EU law, in a blow to the Polish eurosceptic government....
15:52, 06/24/2019

Trial Court Order Prosecuting Reliance Officials Set Aside By Delhi Court The Delhi High Court Thursday set aside a trial court order allowing criminal prosecution of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and its then three senior officials for allegedly possessing secret documents......
20:26, 08/01/2019

Cases With Court-Monitored Probe Showed Better Outcome: Top Court Judge Cases in which probe was being monitored by courts have shown a better outcome, Justice Dhananjaya Chandrachud has said, while making an observation regarding the acquittal of all the accused in the......
13:52, 08/18/2019

Supreme Court sends dispute over Fosamax back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is sending a dispute between drugmaker Merck and patients who used its bone-strengthening drug Fosamax back to a lower court. The high court ruled Monday that a lawsuit involving hundreds of people who sued allegin...
18:13, 05/20/2019

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another......
02:13, 06/18/2019

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The high court’s ruling was a small victory for Melissa and Aaron Klein — w...
22:39, 06/17/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious right...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state fines pushed them out of business....
17:00, 06/17/2019

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
16:26, 07/21/2019

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
06:26, 07/20/2019

Top Court Refuses To Stay Madras High Court Order On Kiran Bedi's Powers The court declined to stay a Madras High Court order restricting Puducherry Lieutanant Governor Kiran Bedi's authority to act independently of an elected government in the Union Territory...
11:00, 05/10/2019

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January’s inauguration of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as president. The experts monitoring ...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
06:00, 06/14/2019

A Mosaic of Groups Competes in Israel’s Election Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
01:39, 09/18/2019

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, civil society groups in Sudan have said.Previous estimates put the number of...
14:26, 06/05/2019

Pro-China groups step up offensive to win over Taiwan When Taiwanese businessman Jhang Yun-nan wanted to find buyers for his company's new cleaning products in China, he turned to an unconventional channel: A Taiwanese party that advocates the unification of China with the self-ruled, democratic island....
04:13, 06/26/2019

Among Some Hate Groups, Porn Is Viewed as a Conspiracy Buried in the manifestoes of some extremists are attacks on the porn industry, which is blamed for their own struggles and what they perceive as society’s decline....
15:26, 06/07/2019

Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat The United States should designate more critical habitat for the endangered green sea turtle, according to three environmental groups that say they will sue the government to declare additional protected areas....
00:52, 08/15/2019

Meet the Sunnyside Cast, One of the Most Diverse Groups on TV Sunnyside, NBC's new comedy co-created by and starring Kal Penn, assembled one of the most diverse casts on television...maybe ever. The new series, named after and set in New York......
03:52, 09/20/2019

Lyft donates $150,000 in rides to immigration groups across US Company will match rider donations to Raices, which provides legal aid to immigrantsThe ride-hailing company Lyft will be donating $150,000 in ride credits to support immigration groups across the US in the next six months.The company has also partne...
01:26, 07/02/2019

Muslim groups apologize for video: Mistake 'ours to own' Muslim leaders in Philadelphia are apologizing for an event last month at which children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about beheadings and the liberation of Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site....
01:26, 05/16/2019

NSA vs. civil liberties groups on phone surveillance U.S. intelligence officials have asked Congress to permanently extend a controversial program that has allowed the National Security Agency to collect millions of telephone records. Civil liberties groups aren’t happy about it....
03:39, 09/07/2019

Environmental groups sue over offshore drilling rule changes NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental groups are challenging what they view as the Trump administration’s decision to weaken critical safety rules created after the nation’s worst offshore drilling disaster. National groups including Earthjust...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Climate groups call for SUVs to be banned Climate groups, including Greenpeace and Deutsche Umwelthilfe, called on Monday for sport-utility vehicles to be banned as part of a wider campaign to curb pollution by the auto industry....
21:52, 09/09/2019

Teams could ask FIA F3 to use qualifying groups to avoid congestion FIA Formula 3 Championship teams could try to persuade the series to use qualifying groups to avoid congested qualifying sessions, Autosport has learned...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Both far-right and antifa groups claim victory in Portland PORTLAND, Ore. — With both the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon, on edge it seems the liberal city will continue to be a flashpoint in an increasingly divided country. City officials were mos...
02:26, 08/20/2019

Tuberculosis rates down in most U.S. children, but still high in some groups (Reuters Health) - Over the past decade, the number of children and teens in the U.S diagnosed with tuberculosis has decreased by nearly half, according to a new study....
09:13, 09/03/2019

U.S. Open TV info, tee times, groups to watch The U.S. Open starts Thursday at Pebble Beach, the famed northern California course that is hosting the tournament for the sixth time. Here’s what you need to know. All times Eastern......
15:13, 06/11/2019

Landlord groups planning lawsuit over new NY rent law The landlords are revolting. Two powerful landlord groups are hammering out a new lawsuit that they hope will overturn rent rules signed by Gov. Cuomo last week that make it much harder for owners to raise apartment rents. The Rent Stabilization Asso...
05:00, 06/25/2019

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

Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico SAN DIEGO (AP) — Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico....
04:26, 05/08/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in priso...
03:52, 05/25/2019

Business groups urge new PM to back Heathrow plan Boris Johnson is facing his first substantive challenge from Britain's business community with a demand that he ditches his long-standing opposition to the expansion of Heathrow Airport....
15:00, 07/25/2019

Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales Nine U.S.-based organizations have sent an 11-page letter to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expressing "deep concern" over the continued entanglement of right whales in Canadian waters....
03:39, 09/19/2019

US business groups relieved Mexican tariffs averted The nation's leading business groups expressed relief Saturday over the White House's announcement it had reached a deal with Mexico and would be dropping plans to place tariffs on its goods....
23:52, 06/08/2019

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the US, but it has particular resonanc...
22:39, 05/27/2019

Groups threaten to sue over nuclear weapons work at US labs LOS ALAMOS, NM — Nuclear watchdog groups say they will sue if the US government doesn’t conduct a nationwide programmatic environmental review of its plans to expand production of key components for the nation’s nuclear arsenal. Federal officials hav...
10:13, 09/21/2019

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn less direct restrictions pass...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Anti-abortion groups found a way around Google’s new ad policy In May, Google announced plans to crack down on misleading advertisements from anti-abortion groups that present themselves as abortion clinics online. In the tech giant’s initial update, it changed its “Healthcare and medicines” policy after numerou...
17:00, 08/20/2019

Marginalized groups hit hardest by inequality and stigma in cities Millicent Auma Otieno, a Kenya-based human rights and community activist, campaigns on behalf of women and persons with disabilities who face stigmatization, as a result of cultural and religious beliefs.  In an interview with UN News, Ms. Otieno rei...
09:39, 08/27/2019

Consumer groups call for FTC investigation into Tesla's Autopilot The Center for Auto Safety accused Tesla of "making their owners believe that a Tesla with ‘Autopilot' is an autonomous vehicle capable of self-driving."...
20:26, 07/25/2019

Malaysia's new government slow on reforms, rights groups say Malaysia's new government has failed to deliver on most of its human rights reform promises in its first year in power, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said on Wednesday....
12:26, 05/08/2019

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like race and gender....
11:00, 07/10/2019

Public groups stepping up e-commerce retail efforts The U.S. public dealership groups are deepening their investment in e-commerce initiatives to help customers go further in buying -- or selling -- a car before stepping into a store....
06:52, 04/29/2019

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe’s poorest and most volatile countries. Thousands of migrants are sleeping rough on the str...
09:52, 06/13/2019

Facebook takes down far-right groups days before Spanish election Investigation uncovered networks reaching 1.7m people that were spreading fake newsFacebook has taken down several networks that were spreading far-right content to nearly 1.7 million people in Spain, days before national elections that are expected ...
14:26, 05/01/2019

Facebook Can Turn User Groups Into Gold Mines As Facebook pivots to private user groups, investors might bear in mind that corralling users into groups defined by race, geography, stage of life and hobbies could make ad targeting easier....
15:52, 05/06/2019

Israeli Vote Hinges on a Mosaic of Competing Groups Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
12:00, 09/17/2019

Israeli Election Hinges on a Mosaic of Competing Groups Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
14:39, 09/17/2019

India's Hindu groups to double down on demands as Modi set for big win A Hindu temple on a disputed site, life in jail for killing cows and ending the autonomy of India's only Muslim-majority state are some demands Hindu groups plan to push Prime Minister Narendra Modi on if he wins the general election as expected....
14:26, 05/20/2019

Antifa and Far-Right Groups Face Off in Portland as Trump Weighs In Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very closely.”...
17:26, 08/18/2019

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
03:26, 07/18/2019

Environmental groups sue Trump administration over changes to Endangered Species Act Several environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of the Interior to block a significant rollback of the Endangered Species Act.        ...
03:00, 08/22/2019

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporting embattled President Nicolás Maduro....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which i...
10:52, 05/22/2019

Tax groups cheer new trucking rule, to save $274M A tweak to rules governing the time truckers must rest is winning cheers from tax reform and conservative groups because it could save consumers $274 million....
08:52, 09/04/2019

Uber: Drivers tell us through focus groups and surveys they don’t want to be employees Uber agrees workers must be protected. We’ve proposed a progressive approach to ensure security and flexibility, writes chief legal officer Tony West       ...
01:52, 09/17/2019

Pakistan arrests 6 for collecting funds for militant groups MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say six people have been arrested for allegedly collecting funds for two outlawed militant organizations. Muhammad Ashraf, an official with the Punjabi police’s counterterrorism department, said Saturday...
16:13, 05/25/2019

Koch-Backed Groups Launch Campaign to End War in Afghanistan In a first, a grassroots organization backed by billionaire Charles Koch and typically focused on domestic priorities is broadening its focus and calling for an end to the war in Afghanistan. Americans for Prosperity on Wednesday scheduled the start ...
13:00, 09/18/2019

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Sri Lankan army probes possible additional extremist groups Sri Lanka's army chief says other groups of Islamic extremists could be operating in the country independent of the one that carried out Easter Sunday bomb attacks....
17:13, 05/16/2019

Marches by far-right, anti-fascist groups lead to clashes PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Competing demonstrations spilled into the streets of downtown Portland on Saturday, with fights breaking out in places as marchers clashed. At least three groups had planned rallies or demonstrations at different sites in the ci...
06:13, 06/30/2019

Crowdfunding for surgery is a 'distressing' trend, medical groups say ‘Something is seriously wrong if a terminally ill girl with a brain tumour has to raise $120,000,’ one doctor saysTwo of Australia’s leading health bodies have criticised the use of crowdfunding to pay for surgery, saying examples of patients having ...
12:52, 05/28/2019

Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of international aid groups say conditions in Syria’s northwest have reached “crisis point” and are calling for an immediate end to the fighting. The aid groups said, in an appeal issued Friday, violence has dis...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Right, left wing groups conduct competing D.C. rallies WASHINGTON - More than 200 Trump supporters from Proud Boys, an alt-right group, and a larger number of counterprotesters confronted each other at the Freedom Plaza....
02:39, 07/08/2019

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities of the group are exponentially greater than the sum of its parts. Could the same be true of robots? So...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ community has felt a lot of pain and frustration over re...
00:13, 06/13/2019

ISIS makes inroads with militant groups in Congo The caliphate may be gone in Iraq and Syria but ISIS is rebranding and finding new places to terrorize, this time in the Democratic Republic of the Congo....
16:13, 05/01/2019

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron's government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent ultra-right nationalist groups....
21:26, 06/13/2019

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
23:52, 06/08/2019

Two New Court Rooms Created In Supreme Court For New Judges A day after President Ram Nath Kovind appointed four new judges to the top court, the Supreme Court on Thursday announced the creation of two new court rooms in the premises....
00:52, 09/20/2019

McConnell to Supreme Court: We won’t let Dems 'pack the court' Mitch McConnell is at war with Senate Democrats over the Supreme Court all over again. The Senate majority leader and his 52 GOP colleagues sent a letter to the Supreme Court on Thursday pushing back against a Democratic amicus brief urging the cour...
19:13, 08/29/2019

It took the Red Sox almost six hours to lose this one MINNEAPOLIS — Max Kepler’s single with one out in the 17th inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox early Wednesday in the longest game by innings in Target Field history. Kepler hit a tying homer in the 13th before...
11:13, 06/19/2019

PSG lose again as Montpellier come from behind to win 3-2 "Montpellier veteran Souleymane Camara netted a late winner as they came from behind to beat Paris St Germain 3-2 in Ligue 1 on Tuesday as the champions continued their stuttering end to the season."...
16:26, 05/01/2019

Art Speculators Bid to Lose David Geffen, Peter Brant and other collectors pledge to bid on art they want but new third-party backers aim to reap fees by getting outbid; “they don’t know what they’re doing.”...
05:26, 05/14/2019

What happens when you lose your virginity? Many people feel nervous about having sex for the first time, but knowing what might happen can help a person prepare, emotionally and physically, to lose their virginity. Read on to learn more....
06:52, 08/23/2019

It's Okay to Lose Yourself a Little When You Have a Baby The first time I ever dropped my son off at daycare, it hit me: I’m someone’s mom. Sure, this probably should have been obvious already, considering I’d carried a baby to full term (and beyond), gave birth to that baby and had spent the past few mont...
16:52, 08/02/2019

How to Not Lose Yourself After Having a Baby Maybe it’s an old photo that does it. A picture of yourself in your previous life. You look at the spark you once had and and then you look at your world now—it’s consumed by a child who needs, needs, needs. You suddenly wonder: How did I get here?...
00:39, 07/09/2019

Apple's new Mac Pro: You win some, you lose some. But mostly, you win Did Apple go terribly wrong with the new Mac Pro? We look at our previous concerns and explore how they stand up to Apple's announcement of new high-end hardware at WWDC....
14:13, 06/04/2019

IMDb alters birth name policy following criticism from LGBTQ+ groups IMDb will allow people in the entertainment industry to remove their birth names from the site. The move follows criticism from several LGBTQ+ groups for continuing to publish the birth names of transgender people in the industry without their consen...
22:40, 08/13/2019

Pinterest will only surface legitimate vaccine info from health groups Pinterest is doubling down on its efforts to prevent the spread of anti-vaxxer misinformation on its social media network. Starting today, when Pinterest users search for terms like "measles" and "vaccine safety," they'll only see pins created b...
04:13, 08/29/2019

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about every one of them. “Well we weren’t surprised, the Trump adm...
14:52, 08/14/2019

Pinterest will direct vaccine searches to major health groups Pinterest Inc users searching for vaccine-related information will be shown results from leading public health groups, in an effort to combat health misinformation on the site, the social media company said in a blog post on Wednesday....
05:00, 08/29/2019

Bury MP and fans groups call for inquiry into CVA and football regulation • FSA and James Frith raise questions with insolvency bodies• EFL says expulsion unlikely to be reversed despite late offersThe Bury North MP, James Frith, has called for an Insolvency Service investigation into the company voluntary arrangement (CVA...
01:52, 08/29/2019

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups Members of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim groups known to protest and harass Christian Arizona churches that aid immigrant families on behalf of the federal government were sued Tuesday by a national organization that monitors extremist and hate grou...
02:52, 06/05/2019

Voter signup groups say Tennessee penalties change landscape NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Voter registration groups and civil rights advocates say the penalties created by a new Tennessee law could force them to rethink efforts to persuade minorities and college students to become civically engaged. The new law is ...
03:39, 05/04/2019

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to freeze the measure while their cases are heard....
04:39, 07/18/2019

Jewish groups say Labour should disown Peterborough byelection candidate Lisa Forbes apologises over online posts and promises to take antisemitism trainingJewish organisations have called on Labour to distance itself from its Peterborough byelection candidate, who has apologised for liking a post that said Theresa May ha...
17:52, 06/02/2019

Charlottesville victim sues white nationalist groups, leaders An Ohio man says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr. at the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally. Fields, Richard Spencer named in suit.        ...
16:52, 05/21/2019

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic freshman lawmaker whose son was killed in the Aurora theater shooting....
07:52, 06/12/2019

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights organizations, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions if an embryonic or fetal heartbeat can be detected....
17:39, 06/28/2019

Three Thais accused of insulting king have disappeared: rights groups Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Friday, months after two exiled critics of the military and monarchy turned up dead....
10:39, 05/10/2019

Other racial groups 'look alike because of visual and neural processes' – study Research based on limited sample of 20 white participants claims brain ‘de-individuates’ other groupsThe common perception that people from other racial groups look alike is rooted in the way human brains process what they see, researchers say.It has...
22:13, 07/01/2019

Cuban gay rights groups hold unauthorized march in Havana HAVANA (AP) — Gay rights activists using social media organized an unauthorized march down eight blocks of one of Havana’s main thoroughfares before they were stopped by police. The march Saturday afternoon was the second by a non-governmental ...
01:00, 05/12/2019

World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day UN chief António Guterres called for an end to the persecution of religious groups on Thursday, the first ever International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion and Belief....
00:39, 08/23/2019

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
23:52, 08/22/2019

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report surveying 198 countries....
18:52, 07/16/2019

Two groups, one backed by China's Fosun, reportedly bid for NMC Health stake Two groups, including one backed by China's Fosun, have made competing offers to buy a 40% stake in London-listed NMC Health worth up to $1.9 billion, four sources familiar with the deal said....
17:26, 08/22/2019

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union. Critics said they would give too much power to the justice minister....
21:26, 05/30/2019

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
05:52, 08/22/2019

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom feeder” for-profit colleges....
00:26, 06/10/2019

Pro-China groups to tear down pro-democracy graffiti in Hong Kong A pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker urged supporters to pull down "Lennon Walls" on Saturday across the Chinese-ruled city, where the displays of anti-government graffiti have sometimes been flashpoints during more than three months of unrest....
18:26, 09/20/2019

Medical groups warn climate change is a ‘health emergency’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of medical and public health groups are aligning to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate change, bluntly defined by the organizations as “a health emergency.” This comes as Democratic presi...
11:13, 06/24/2019

UEFA plans closed-off Champions League with 8-team groups UEFA plans to change the Champions League in 2024 by creating eight-team groups kicking off in August, and narrow the entry path for teams from smaller domestic leagues        ...
23:26, 05/09/2019

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy sexual abuse....
03:52, 06/11/2019

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of pressure on military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
09:00, 05/25/2019

Didn't Tell The Truth; 40 Terror Groups Were Operating In Pak: Imran Khan Successive governments in Pakistan did not tell the truth to the United States, in particular in the last 15 years, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday, adding that there were 40......
06:13, 07/24/2019

Iraqi leaders condemn air raids targeting paramilitary groups Iraq’s President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Monday condemned air strikes on Sunday that hit bases and weapons depots belonging to Iraqi paramilitary groups, which the factions had blamed on Israel....
20:52, 08/26/2019

Watch: Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the immigration detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border....
20:26, 07/17/2019

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing criticism that some closed communities on the platform are uniting extremists and spreading fake news.The c...
16:26, 08/15/2019

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwater plan, in the process backing down on a longstand...
02:26, 06/23/2019

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thursday....
02:00, 08/16/2019

The parents using Facebook groups to reclaim their murdered kids' legacies Following their children’s deaths, parents are using social media groups to share stories, find justice and process their griefSign up for the project newsletterEarly on 20 April 2018, Joseph Alexander woke up to a multitude of text messages, missed ...
12:52, 08/20/2019

Trump urges faith-based groups to support his re-election bid President Trump on Wednesday urged faith-based groups to get behind his 2020 re-election campaign because he said everything can change “very quickly” if the “wrong person” gets in the White House. “We’ve done things tha...
00:39, 06/27/2019

Portland Protests: Far-Right Groups and Antifa Face Off as Trump Weighs In Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very closely.”...
01:00, 08/18/2019

Tracking online hate groups reveals why they’re resilient to bans Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Social networks have struggled to figure out how to handle issues like threats of violence and the presence of hate groups on their platforms. But a new study suggests that attempts to limit the latter run...
23:00, 08/24/2019

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.        ...
18:13, 05/24/2019

Groups sue to block Trump administration's expansion of rapid deportations Advocacy groups sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to block a rule published last month that expands the number of migrants who can be subject to a sped-up deportation process without oversight by an immigration judge....
03:00, 08/07/2019

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in north-western Syria began two months ago...
09:00, 07/07/2019

Women’s groups want admitted harasser Barry Grodenchik to resign Women’s groups and their supporters are calling for Queens legislator Barry Grodenchik’s head, saying the City Council didn’t go far enough in punishing their fellow member for giving a staffer so many hugs and kisses that she skipp...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollution at the same time it is promoting fossil fuels, in a speech green groups derided as "utter fantasy."...
22:52, 07/08/2019

Facebook says private groups are its future. Some are hubs for misinformation and hate. Facebook’s new strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly butting up against the company’s capacity to monitor those that break the social network’s rules against hate speech, harassment and other ills, advocates say...
18:00, 07/05/2019

China plans 226 GW of new coal power projects: environmental groups China's total planned coal-fired power projects now stand at 226.2 gigawatts (GW), the highest in the world and more than twice the amount of new capacity on the books in India, according to data published by environmental groups on Thursday....
11:40, 09/19/2019

Facebook will allow patients in support groups to post questions anonymously Facebook will now offer a special designation for patient groups and allow administrators to post questions and other content on a member's behalf....
20:52, 04/30/2019

North Korean hacking groups and copycats are going after financial institutions State-sponsored and criminal actors are mounting a wide array of cyber attacks against the global finance industry with an aim to steal data and sabotage trading systems, according to new research. The report, published by Finnish cybersecurity firm ...
15:13, 08/01/2019

Veteran groups rally across country with contract negotiations underway TUCSON – Veteran Affairs employees across the country are holding rallies and meetings to inform the public about current contract negotiations. This comes after reports surfaced that the White House may turn veterans’ health care into a privat...
04:00, 06/06/2019

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but experts warn of risks....
15:00, 07/07/2019

Rights groups sue over U.S. decision to hold asylum seekers without bond Immigrant rights groups asked a U.S. court on Thursday to reverse a Trump administration decision that allows asylum seekers who cross the border illegally to be held without bond....
07:26, 05/03/2019

U.S. trade groups urge Congress to rein in 'Tariff Man' Trump Nearly two dozen U.S. lobbying groups have joined forces to try to rein in U.S. President Donald Trump's power to unilaterally impose tariffs amid growing concern about the negative economic impact of his trade policies....
19:39, 09/18/2019

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Inside Conservative Groups’ Effort to ‘Make Dishwashers Great Again’ Of all the efforts to persuade the Trump administration to weaken environmental rules, the Make Dishwashers Great Again lobby might be the most peculiar....
22:52, 09/17/2019

Venezuela's mining arc: a legal veneer for armed groups to plunder Their methods and origins differ, but their hunger for gold drives violence – and any foreign incursion could trigger escalationLate 2016, Nicolás Maduro tweeted a photograph of himself with a smile on his face and a gleaming ingot in his hands – but...
14:13, 06/08/2019

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executiv...
12:26, 06/13/2019

After Ministry Snub, Navjot Sidhu Left Out Of 8 Advisory Groups Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been left out of eight consultative groups formed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to expedite implementation of the state government's schemes....
21:00, 06/08/2019

Will Continue Efforts To Bring Terror Groups To Justice: India India has welcomed the listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN, nearly a decade after it first pushed for banning the Pakistan-based terrorist by the world body....
18:52, 05/01/2019

Labor Groups Press New York to Protect App-Based Workers Buoyed by legislative passage of a bill in California, unions in New York are pushing to change state law to extend employment protections for app-based workers....
13:26, 09/16/2019

Liberal groups sue over Trump administration's conscience objection rule A collection of legal groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over new rules that protect medical workers with religious objections from being forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide....
23:26, 05/28/2019

Pak Action Against Terror Groups Post Pulwama Attack Still Reversible: US Pakistan has taken some steps against terror groups post the Pulwama attack but they are still reversible, a top US official said on Wednesday, urging the Pakistani leadership to take sustained,......
09:13, 06/13/2019

Humanitarian conditions in northwest Syria at ‘crisis point’: aid groups Some 70 aid groups called for an immediate end to the fighting. They said that the violence has displaced an estimated 180,000 people in the last two weeks alone....
06:26, 05/18/2019

Facebook, Instagram close accounts of Italian neo-fascist groups Facebook and Instagram on Monday blocked the social media accounts of two Italian neo-fascist groups and some of their activists because they had violated the platforms' policies against spreading hate, Facebook said....
21:52, 09/09/2019

Asian draw for 2022 World Cup qualifying groups next month KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation says groups for the next round of World Cup qualifying will be drawn in Kuala Lumpur instead of Qatar on July 17. One of the 40 places is still unclear after the Macau soccer federation r...
18:26, 06/17/2019

Ethnic community groups fighting city on Ubers, Lyfts cap Groups representing New York’s Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities, Hispanic business owners and black pastors have joined Uber’s campaign to stop the city from indefinitely extending its cap on new for-hire vehicles. Recent letters fro...
15:39, 08/02/2019

Investor trade groups back U.S. SEC plan opposed by exchanges A disputed plan by U.S. regulators to study how stock exchange fees and incentives affect brokers' trading habits is in the best interest of investors and should go forward, trade groups representing many of the largest asset managers said in a legal...
03:13, 08/02/2019

Rights groups challenge warrantless cellphone searches at U.S. border U.S. officials at ports of entry improperly contend they are entitled to confiscate and search travelers' cellphones and other devices without warrants to enforce laws that cover more than customs and immigration, according to a court filing by civil...
23:13, 04/30/2019

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candidates signaling with a big white flag that they are never going to even try to pass it....
00:00, 06/07/2019

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
19:26, 06/06/2019

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots" or "rats."...
02:52, 07/10/2019

Olympics: U.S. groups investigated on handling of sex-abuse claims - report The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Friday it was cooperating with government inquires after it was reported U.S. agencies were conducting a widespread investigation into U.S. Olympic sport organizations....
04:39, 09/14/2019

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

Public dealership groups: Small in number, huge in clout Public ownership of big dealership groups helped transform an industry made up mostly of self-funded small businesses into one flush with cash from big banks and private-equity firms....
18:00, 05/20/2019

New trade minister Liz Truss had private talks in US with libertarian groups Fears for weakening of UK’s food safety and animal welfare standards in any deal with AmericaThe cabinet minister in charge of negotiating a new US trade deal met with a series of rightwing American thinktanks to discuss deregulation and the benefits...
07:26, 08/05/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a private company and may have targeted human rights groups....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Pinterest makes it easier for groups to organize and react to their boards Pinterest is making it easier to figure out your Group Board collaborators' thoughts when you're working on projects together. Starting this week, the social network will make it possible to "react" to a pin in a Group Board. While you can ...
18:39, 09/19/2019

| Bulls lose yet ANOTHER key youngster There appears to be no end in sight to the mass exodus from Loftus Versfeld with another key youngster set to head for greener - and more lucrative - pastures in England....
03:26, 05/20/2019

Can bananas help you lose weight? Bananas may help people feel full for longer and increase their potassium and fiber intake. Learn more about how bananas may aid weight loss efforts here....
11:52, 07/28/2019

Trump Will NOT Lose to Sleeping Man It must be nice to be President Donald Trump, and live your life totally unencumbered by things like “math” and “reality”—both of which seem to be working decidedly against him at the moment, according to a new poll from Fox News, which shows the pre...
21:52, 07/26/2019

Consider The Possibility That The Mets Will Never Lose Again On Thursday, July 25, the Mets beat the San Diego Padres 4-0 at home behind Jacob deGrom, which improved their record to 47-55 on the season. Since then, the Mets have lost once and won 10 times. It is true that the Mets have done this against what h...
02:39, 08/07/2019

Can probiotics help you lose weight? Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that occur naturally in the gut. Some research suggests a link between these good bacteria and a healthy weight. Learn more about probiotics for weight loss here....
07:52, 05/25/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executiv...
07:39, 06/15/2019

Canada’s drug supply threatened by growing U.S. demand, groups argue Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Democrat presidential candidate, has announced plans to accompany diabetics this weekend to Canada to buy life-saving insulin, which costs roughly one-10th the price here than in the States....
02:00, 07/27/2019

Rights groups try to block Saudi vessel loading French arms Two French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, the groups said, arguing the cargo contravened an international arms treaty....
22:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook urged to shut down groups selling fake Amazon reviews Dozens of Facebook groups have been promoting fake Amazon reviews despite a regulator warning the social media company about the practice, the consumer group Which? has said....
17:00, 08/06/2019

Conservation, animal rights groups sue Trump over weakening U.S. wildlife protections Environmental and animal rights groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its proposal to revise the U.S. Endangered Species Act, seeking to block changes that they say will roll back protections of animals at risk of extinction....
23:00, 08/21/2019

The Supremes’ Mary Wilson: ‘We were one of the most fabulously dressed girl groups of all time’ Many of the outfits worn by the Motown greats have ended up in museums – but Wilson still has all three of these African-inspired gownsWe called these the “Queen Mother” gowns because we wore them for the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palla...
21:00, 08/06/2019

Saudi king: Iran-backed groups threaten global oil supplies Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned that Iran's aggression was a "grave danger" to the security of maritime traffic. His remarks were made in a speech to representatives of some 57 Muslim nations in Mecca....
05:13, 06/01/2019

Turkish lawyer groups to boycott judicial ceremony over separation of powers At least 19 bar associations representing lawyers from provinces across Turkey, including the three largest cities, have said they will boycott an annual ceremony for the judiciary because it will take place on the grounds of the presidential palace....
17:00, 08/18/2019

Green groups sue Trump administration for gutting offshore oil safety rules A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Interior Department's rollbacks of safety measures put in place by the Obama administration in the aftermath of the fatal 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill....
19:13, 06/11/2019

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-aligned militias, who falsely accused him of collabora...
13:13, 07/20/2019

BHP investors file resolution to cut funding for Australian coal lobby groups Several BHP Group shareholders, including the Church of England pension fund, are recommending the company suspend its membership in industry groups that advocate for policies inconsistent with the Paris climate change agreement....
12:00, 09/04/2019

Large Groups Investing To Expand Ethanol Capacity In Brazil: Report Large companies operating in the sugar and ethanol sector in Brazil are investing to expand capacity to produce the biofuel, due to the continuing strong local demand and low global sugar prices, said......
17:00, 09/18/2019

Rights Groups Sue After DeSantis Signs ‘Poll Tax’ Bill Targeting Former Felons Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law a bill that equates to a poll tax on former felons whose voting rights were restored last year by a majority of Florida voters who amended the state’s constitution. Civil rights groups immediately c...
01:00, 06/30/2019

Head of Planned Parenthood groups departs, cites differences over abortion The leader of reproductive services provider Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its political arm said on Tuesday that she was leaving both organizations over philosophical differences in their approaches to abortion rights....
02:26, 07/17/2019

Chemnitzer FC sack captain for 'openly displaying' sympathy for neo-Nazi groups Daniel Frahn watched Saturday’s game with far-right fansIn March he joined a tribute to deceased hooliganThe German third division team Chemnitzer FC have parted ways with their captain after accusing the player of “openly displaying” his sympathy fo...
20:13, 08/05/2019

Tanzania charges journalist, rights groups say case politically motivated An investigative journalist in Tanzania has been charged with money laundering, tax evasion and assisting a criminal racket, according to a court document seen by Reuters, charges his lawyer and rights groups said were politically motivated....
19:26, 08/05/2019

Maori groups are protesting in New Zealand over child removals and use of sacred land Maori groups in New Zealand are taking to the streets to protest family separations carried out by the child welfare agency and a planned development on their ancestral lands....
08:00, 08/01/2019

Rugby World Cup 2019 results and tables: Groups, scores and RWC standings The 2019 Rugby World Cup takes place in Japan this autumn, with 20 teams battling for global supremacy across six weeks in the first tournament to held in Asia....
21:52, 09/20/2019

Researchers propose aggressive new method to eradicate online hate groups A team of researchers from George Washington University and the University of Miami recently published the results of a study to determine the ecological makeup of online hate groups. Based on their findings, they’ve come up with four strategies to d...
08:26, 08/23/2019

Walmart says it will keep selling guns, even as advocacy groups and workers voice concerns Walmart says it won't change its policies, after a man with an assault rifle opened fire Saturday at a Walmart in El Paso, Tx., killing 22 people. Days earlier, a Walmart employee in Southaven, Miss., July 30 fatally shot two co-workers....
00:13, 08/06/2019

Report: Hundreds of Police Officers Belong to Racist Facebook Groups Investigative journalists have discovered hundreds of law enforcement officers around the country who are active in members-only Facebook groups that are based on racism, hate and ... well, it would be nice to add a third thing here, but that’s about...
17:52, 06/15/2019

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some areas while defying criticism from environmental groups who have blasted his steps to slash green re...
18:00, 07/08/2019

As satanic groups rise, Vatican opens up exorcism summit to non-Catholics With a rise in reported demonic possessions and devil worship in the era of social media, the Roman Catholic Church opened its doors to non-Catholics for the first time during its annual exorcism training conference....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Groups sue Trump for weakening protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to crawl through a deadly gauntlet of predatory birds, d...
10:52, 08/23/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
18:52, 04/28/2019

US sanctions North Korean hacking groups it says stole millions around the world The U.S. Treasury on Friday sanctioned three hacking groups it says have links to North Korea's intelligence bureau and have stolen millions from banks and other entities around the world....
08:52, 09/14/2019

Exclusive: Colombian armed groups recruiting desperate Venezuelans, army says Venezuela's crisis is spilling across the border into Colombia as Marxist rebels and right-wing paramilitaries recruit migrants to strengthen their ranks, according to five Colombian military commanders. ...
13:13, 06/20/2019

Child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, other groups in New York after change in law Dozens of people in New York state who were victims of sexual abuse as children sued institutions including the Roman Catholic Church in New York on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
18:26, 08/14/2019

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with little progress made....
23:26, 06/27/2019

Trump administration's California fracking plan is 'dangerous,' environmental groups say The Trump administration's plan to open up more than 1 million additional acres of public and private land in California to fracking is raising alarm in the environmental community, which is challenging the proposal as "dangerous."...
20:13, 05/03/2019

Civil rights groups sue Tennessee over law imposing new penalties on voter registration Civil rights groups in Tennessee have asked a federal court to block enforcement of a new state law that threatens to impose new penalties on voter-registration groups if they file too many incomplete forms....
20:00, 05/03/2019

Fertility App Downloaded by Thousands Is Reportedly Funded by Anti-Abortion Groups Period tracking apps aren’t anything new, but recently, a few have been subject to greater scrutiny regarding their privacy, and efficacy—especially those marketed as contraceptive methods. The latest is Femm, which a Guardian report has found to be ...
23:13, 05/30/2019

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and regional security....
08:52, 06/01/2019

Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protest groups Demonstrators break into multiple fronts in attempt to outrun police across cityHong Kong has been gripped by another night of violence after a peaceful afternoon march in Tai Po splintered into several fronts as protesters attempted to outrun the po...
22:13, 08/10/2019

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future health and prosperity of Canadians....
03:26, 06/06/2019

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsible for horrific intercommunal violence in central Mali, after a weekend assault that claimed the lives...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top leaders. Yet employees at many other NGOs also face the same problems....
22:26, 06/02/2019

Environmental groups say Premier Jason Kenney’s ‘war room’ threats won’t distract them "The war room makes for good theatre, but the people who follow this closely are going to look at this as amateur hour," said Keith Stewart of Greenpeace....
21:26, 05/19/2019

House Democrats call for stripping tax-exempt status from 60 ‘hate groups’ House Democrats on the Ways and Means Committee said on Thursday that over 60 alleged hate groups, mostly socially conservative organizations, anti-immigration entities, and religious groups should be stripped of their tax-exempt status....
01:39, 09/20/2019

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the Andean country, a major minerals ...
04:00, 06/28/2019

Lima Group accuses Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia The Lima Group regional bloc, which supports the opposition in Venezuela, accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting "terrorist groups" in Colombia, and said it rejects any attempt to threaten the life Colombian President Ivan Duque....
01:26, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the former British colony and undermine freedoms promised when China took control over the territory (all...
08:13, 06/14/2019

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigating the death of a young woman in an alleged shooting of Salvadoran migrants by police last week....
04:52, 06/20/2019

U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger - WSJ Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday....
08:39, 05/01/2019

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Business advocacy organizations sharply criticized the House of Representatives for passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15, saying it would be a costly job killer....
22:52, 07/18/2019

Biofuel plan faces fresh backlash from U.S. agricultural trade groups U.S. agricultural trade groups on Friday told the Trump administration a proposed biofuel reform package falls short of expectations, four sources familiar with discussions said, complicating plans the administration had for presenting the proposal t...
04:26, 09/07/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
17:39, 05/21/2019

Sri Lanka says hardline Buddhist groups likely to blame for anti-Muslim attacks Sri Lanka said on Wednesday that hardline Buddhist groups were likely to blame for a wave of anti-Muslim riots that swept the island this week in apparent retaliation for Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
19:26, 05/15/2019

GOP Groups Suspend Twitter Spending After McConnell Campaign Account Is Frozen President Trump’s campaign and other prominent Republican groups said they are temporarily freezing spending on Twitter after the social-media platform locked the account belonging to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign....
07:00, 08/09/2019

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada to cancel its plan to expand the project which carries crude from Alberta's oil sands to British Colu...
14:13, 08/08/2019

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
21:26, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 5-WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups * Informs U.S. law enforcement to help with investigation (Adds comment from Electronic Frontier Foundation, details on Israeli cyber surveillance company NSO Group, comment from lawyer who says he was a target)...
04:26, 05/15/2019

Venezuela's neighbors accuse Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia The Lima Group regional bloc on Friday accused the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting "terrorist groups" in Colombia, keeping up pressure days after an attempted military uprising failed to dislodge Maduro from power....
03:13, 05/04/2019

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago....
11:52, 07/13/2019