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German Catholic women begin boycott over lack of reforms

German Catholic women have launched a weeklong boycott by suspending voluntary work in churches. Their protest has crystallized fury over a male-only priesthood...

German Catholic women begin boycott over lack of reforms

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German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic....
19:13, 05/17/2019

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

German parliament declares Israel boycott campaign antisemitic Israeli academics criticise motion, saying it is wrong to conflate BDS and antisemitismGermany’s Bundestag has become the first parliament in Europe to pass a motion labelling the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as ant...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Successful women meet at the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs conference Prejudices against female managers are just one of many topics discussed at the annual meeting of the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs. Even the German Chancellor came to learn more about women in business....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Women's hockey stars to boycott pro leagues Women's hockey players said they will boycott playing in professional leagues next season, with sources telling ESPN that the hope is the statement applies pressure on the NHL to support a women's league with financial and infrastructural resources....
19:52, 05/02/2019

Catholic women take on new role in Cologne Cathedral The timing couldn't be better: Just as women across Germany are demanding more rights and offices in the Catholic Church, the Cologne Cathedral has presented its first four female supervisory stewards. A coincidence?...
18:26, 05/15/2019

Top women's hockey players to boycott professional leagues More than 200 women's hockey players, including the game's biggest names, said on Thursday they will not play in North American professional leagues next season as part of a boycott they hope brings about a more economically viable league....
22:39, 05/02/2019

Would a Hollywood boycott protect women's rights? Elizabeth Debicki, Erika Christensen, Lake Bell and Rosanna Arquette discuss an industry boycott of states passing restrictive abortion laws. (June 14)        ...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
21:52, 06/01/2019

'We're not going to play': Will a player boycott save women's hockey ... or harm it? More than 200 of the world’s best players say they won’t play in North America. They hope that their actions will usher in a better era for the gameLast week an estimated 200 women’s hockey players took part in a social media blitz, issuing a stark s...
12:13, 05/06/2019

Women's hockey players announce boycott of pro leagues Unhappy with the status quo, more than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared they will not compete in North America next season.        ...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Lack of access is forcing Canadian women to the U.S. for abortions. That’s ‘cause for concern’: minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor is not ruling out whether U.S. restrictions will come up in a meeting on Thursday between the prime minister and the U.S. vice-president....
20:39, 05/29/2019

Women's World Cup: Nigerian female footballers kicking against lack of support The national team are ready for the Women's World Cup but footballers in Nigeria still face a battle for recognition, both financially and at home. New sponsorships and changes to the domestic league offer hope....
18:52, 06/07/2019

Women’s hockey stars demand one North American league with boycott Tired of the status quo and low pay, more than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players announced Thursday they will not play at all this year in an attempt to establish a single, economically viable professional league in North America. &#...
23:52, 05/02/2019

200 Women's Hockey Players Pledge To Boycott North American Pro Leagues In an announcement today, 200 women’s hockey players—among them Team USA stars Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield—pledged to boycott all North American professional women’s hockey leagues until those leagues start paying players livable wages....
01:26, 05/03/2019

Women’s hockey stars announce boycott of North American pro league The National Women’s Hockey League is the lone surviving top-level outfit in North America, and most players lack health insurance benefits and can earn as little as $2,000 in a season....
18:13, 05/02/2019

German star Dzsenifer Marozsan to miss remainder of Women's World Cup group stage The German women’s national team will be without star midfielder Dzsenifer Marozsan for the rest of the Women’s World Cup group stage after breaking her toe Saturday against China....
17:26, 06/11/2019

Abu Dhabi's property law reforms are 'game changing': CEO Abu Dhabi is relaxing its foreign real estate investment laws. Talal Al Dhiyebi of Aldar Properties says, with this change, his company wants to attract non-resident property investors....
00:26, 04/29/2019

Papua New Guinea PM says resources reforms will take years New Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape doubled down on his plans to earn more taxes from the gas-and-gold-rich country's natural resources sector on Wednesday, but said major reform would not take effect for years....
13:00, 06/05/2019

France won't ease reforms if far-right make EU gains: PM President Emmanuel Macron will press ahead with a social and economic reform agenda that spurred months of anti-government protests in France even if the far-right comes out on top in European elections, his prime minister said on Thursday....
12:13, 05/16/2019

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key...
01:13, 05/30/2019

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of the ruling elite....
16:39, 06/07/2019

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

Germany offers to support Ukraine, urges further reforms Germany's foreign minister says his country wants to offer Ukraine's newly elected president support, but is calling for further reforms in the corruption-plagued country....
10:39, 05/30/2019

Italy's Salvini says wants government to continue, but new reforms needed Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he had no intention of bringing down the Italian government, but wanted to see the cabinet act with greater urgency and push through much-needed reforms....
10:13, 06/04/2019

Spanish unions use May Day march to pressure Socialists on reforms Unions used traditional May Day marches across Spain on Wednesday to call on the Socialist Party, which is likely to head the government after last Sunday's election, for pension rises and a roll-back of tough labor legislation....
15:13, 05/01/2019

Zambia's finance minister says tax reforms needed to cut debt Zambia will pay off all outstanding legitimate VAT refunds, but plans to press ahead with a new non-refundable sales tax despite criticism from some businesses as it strives to cut debt, its finance minister said on Friday....
17:13, 05/03/2019

Kim Kardashian assists Trump's justice reforms Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to promote efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West announced a ride-sharing program to help former prisoners get transportation. (June...
02:00, 06/14/2019

James O’Neill: Crime reforms would make NYC more dangerous The city could get a taste of the bad old days if a series of looming legislative changes aren’t handled properly, NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill warned on Sunday. “There are a number of issues looming on the horizon and we’re doing our best to make...
02:13, 05/06/2019

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

South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party....
16:00, 05/11/2019

Russia accused of ‘backsliding’ on doping reforms in track MONACO (AP) — Russia’s ban from international track and field has been extended over concerns it’s “backsliding” on doping reforms. Track’s world governing body, the IAAF, refused to lift the ban at a council meeting thi...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Switzerland Loves Guns. The E.U. Wants Reforms. Voters Will Decide The hills of Switzerland will soon be alive with the sound of gunfire. The country’s largest annual shooting competition, the Feldschiessen, held between May 24 and 26, attracts an estimated 130,000 sharpshooters of all ages from all over Switz...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Honduras Congress stalls reforms after violent protests The Honduran Congress announced on Tuesday it will suspend ratification of new health and education reforms that critics say would lead to privatization and job losses, after mass protests against the policies left three people wounded and several bu...
20:26, 04/30/2019

South Carolina teachers take off for capital rally to ask for more funds, other reforms Teachers in South Carolina are planning a widespread rally on Wednesday for public protests to call for what they say are sorely needed reforms to the state school system....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Nissan hits back after Renault opposes governance reforms Nissan said it will continue to persuade partner Renault to back its proposed corporate governance reforms. Renault sent a letter to Nissan indicating it would abstain from supporting the changes at a shareholder meeting later this month....
15:13, 06/10/2019

Small businesses cheer Trump tax reforms, but some feel they didn't go far enough Tax breaks enacted to help small businesses aren't permanent, and that's made it difficult for business owners to make long-term decisions....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Honduran protesters torch mayor's office in rally against reforms Anti-riot police fired tear gas and protesters threw Molotov cocktails during a mass demonstration in the Honduran capital against government proposals for health and education reforms that critics say would lead to privatization and job losses....
05:52, 04/30/2019

Reforms to Dutch pension system agreed after years of talks THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government, employers and labor unions have after years of discussions hammered out a new pension framework to make it more sustainable as people live longer and swap jobs more often. One of the key changes ann...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Brazilians demonstrate to pressure Congress to approve Bolsonaro's reforms Brazilians gathered in cities on Sunday to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and to protest against lawmakers whom they see as putting up roadblocks to the leader's legislative agenda....
00:26, 05/27/2019

NEWSMAKER-South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party....
16:00, 05/11/2019

G-20 finance chiefs mull ‘fair tax’ reforms to boost growth FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Finance chiefs of the Group of 20 major economies meeting in the Japanese city of Fukuoka are debating how to revise tax systems to ensure big companies pay their fair share and support economies as global growth slows. U.S. Tre...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Ramaphosa's economic reforms in focus as ANC adjusts to smaller majority Boosting South African growth and overhauling bloated power firm Eskom are post-election priorities for the African National Congress, but a reduced majority may force President Cyril Ramaphosa to compromise on those and other economic reforms....
14:26, 05/13/2019

Incoming Chicago mayor has path to historic police reforms CHICAGO (AP) — Lori Lightfoot is coming into the Chicago mayor’s office pledging to overhaul the city’s police force. She isn’t the first incoming mayor to make such a promise, but she may be the one with the best chance of actually...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Trump offers support for economic reforms in call with Macri Trump and Macri "discussed important Argentine economic reform measures implemented by President Macri, and also discussed regional challenges," a White House spokesman said in a statement. ...
22:52, 05/09/2019

With confidence vote, Peru revives debate over anti-graft reforms Peru's government won a confidence vote in the country's Congress on Wednesday, reviving debate over President Martin Vizcarra's flagging effort to pass anti-corruption measures....
23:52, 06/05/2019

Abu Dhabi's real estate investment law reforms are 'game changing,' developer says The relaxing of foreign real estate investment laws in Abu Dhabi will create jobs and stoke demand for property, according to Aldar Properties CEO Talal Al Dhiyebi....
00:26, 04/29/2019

Thousands of Algerian protesters demand reforms, presidential vote delay Thousands of protesters took to the streets in the capital and other Algerian cities on Friday to demand the postponement of a presidential election and the removal of the ruling elite following the end of Abdelaziz Bouteflika's 20-year-rule last mon...
19:13, 05/24/2019

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), could take longer than planned after their chief executives quit within a week of each other....
08:39, 06/04/2019

South Carolina teachers take off for capital rally, seek more funds, reforms Teachers in South Carolina are planning a widespread rally on Wednesday for public protests to call for more funding and reforms to the state school system....
17:39, 05/01/2019

Democrats resist vote on Trump USMCA deal despite Mexico's labor reforms Democratic leaders resisted calls from President Trump Tuesday to allow Congress to vote on his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, despite Mexico's passage this week of labor reforms they'd had long demanded as part of the deal....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Peruvian president threatens to dissolve Congress unless anti-graft reforms passed Peru's president on Wednesday threatened to dissolve Congress unless his anti-graft proposals are passed, raising the stakes in a power struggle with the opposition that could usher in a new period of political turmoil in one of Latin America's most ...
08:00, 05/30/2019

A Lack of Drought The latest drought monitor was released today. It should come as no surprise with all of our recent rainfall that the Commonwealth is drought-free. What may be more surprising is the lack of drought across the Lower 48. Nearly 90% of the continental...
02:13, 05/10/2019

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims...
18:52, 04/28/2019

How lack of sleep harms circulation New research pinpoints a possible mechanism underlying the relationship between lack of sleep and a heightened risk of diverse cardiovascular problems....
22:13, 05/23/2019

Ferrari and Leclerc frustrated at lack of progress Charles Leclerc and Ferrari can't understand why they keep finishing behind Mercedes, but they're not short of case studies        ...
21:52, 04/28/2019

‘The UK car industry is floundering due to a lack of government support’ Opinion 12 Jun, 2019 Steve Fowler thinks car bosses rather than politicians would be better suited to dealing with the struggling UK car industry...
15:13, 06/12/2019

Female Hockey Players Say They’ll Boycott More than 200 female hockey players say they will not compete professionally in North America next season in an effort to establish a single sustainable league....
22:26, 05/02/2019

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
17:52, 05/15/2019

Catholic Church donating to aid migrants TUCSON- Pope Francis is donating $500,000 to Catholic church organizations in Mexico that help with the migrant population. Part of that donation will go towards the Kino Border Initiative. The non-profit runs a shelter and center that sits in Nogale...
05:26, 05/08/2019

US Catholic abuse victims to sue Vatican Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican. They aim to force the Catholic Church to release the names and details of thousands of priests involved in alleged abuse cases....
07:39, 05/14/2019

Lack of motivation: Does inflammation alter brain systems? A new review suggests that low-grade inflammation may sometimes directly affect motivation. Its authors want to explore possible links with depression....
14:00, 06/06/2019

OnePlus explains the 7's lack of a water resistance rating Don't expect OnePlus to slap water and dust resistance ratings on its phones any time soon. Co-founder Carl Pei has posted the company's rationale for declining to get an IP rating. The company wanted to do things based on "what you really ...
03:52, 05/05/2019

Minorities still lack a strong voice in new European Parliament Ethnic and racial minorities make up at least 10% of the EU's population but will hold just 5% of seats in the new European Parliament, leaving them under-represented at a time when nationalism, far-right rhetoric and hate speech is on the rise, righ...
19:39, 06/12/2019

‘I don’t understand’: Jacinda Ardern mystified by lack of US gun control New Zealand prime minister says laws changed after massacres in her country and in Australia New Zealand’s prime minister has said she cannot understand America’s failure to ban automatic and semi-automatic guns, despite dozens of mass shootings.Jaci...
08:00, 05/15/2019

NBA stars blame refs for their lack of calls: they should look in the mirror The Warriors v Rockets rivalry is the best we have in the NBA. So it’s a shame it’s being dominated by debates about officiatingThe relationship between the NBA’s officials and its players is at its lowest point in over a decade. Not since the summer...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Lack of Banking Options a Big Problem for Crypto Businesses Cryptocurrency companies shunned by banks often turn to shadowy middlemen for payment processing and other services. One of those companies is at the center of the mystery surrounding Bitfinex’s missing customer funds....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
23:00, 05/22/2019

UN envoy attacks lack of 'moral motivation' to end Libyan war Ghassan Salamé, UN special envoy for Libya, says country is viewed as a prizeThe international community lacks the moral motivation to end the Libyan civil war and largely views the country as a prize to be captured, the UN’s special envoy for Libya ...
22:52, 05/22/2019

Tampon Dispensers Lack That High-Tech Wow Factor Public-bathroom dispensers of tampons and other feminine-hygiene supplies are way behind modern technology like electronic payments and real-time inventory, critics say, and some blame the lack of women in tech....
15:13, 05/02/2019

Lack of innovation is 'Achilles heel' for China's economy, Xi says A lack of innovation is China's "Achilles heel", President Xi Jinping warned in an article given high prominence by state media on Thursday, where he also bemoaned the economy for being big yet without being strong....
07:26, 05/16/2019

Miss India pageant slammed for lack of diversity The Miss India pageant has come under fire for lacking diversity after a newspaper released headshots of the 30 finalist that looked shockingly identical....
23:00, 05/30/2019

Croatia president points to EU lack of interest in Balkans TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Croatia’s president has criticized the EU for not taking enough of an interest in what is going on in the Balkans. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, whose country is a member of the EU, bemoaned “a lack of understanding of ...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Trump, in tussle with CNN, suggests boycott of parent AT&T President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday immediately after he arrived in London for a pomp-filled state visit to Britain to complain about CNN and his limited access to U.S. news...
21:13, 06/03/2019

Trump Slams CNN Owner, Suggests Boycott Of AT&T US President Donald Trump appeared to call todayfor a boycott of AT&T in order to force "big changes" at CNN after criticizing the cable news network's coverage as he began a visit to Britain....
19:26, 06/03/2019

Hollywood Is Gearing Up to Boycott Georgia Over Its New Abortion Law Three Hollywood production companies have announced that they will boycott the state of Georgia over Draconian new abortion laws, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The companies include David Simon’s Blown Deadline Productions, Killer Films, and t...
07:39, 05/10/2019

AT&T stock rises after Trump suggests a boycott President Trump's years-long effort to punish CNN for its news coverage took a new, yet wholly unsurprising turn on Monday when he suggested a boycott of CNN's parent company AT&T....
13:26, 06/04/2019

Hundreds demand election boycott in Kazakhstan Hundreds of Kazakhs rallied in their two main cities on Wednesday, calling for a boycott of June presidential elections that they dismissed as a cover for an orchestrated handover of power....
15:13, 05/01/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in th...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Ukrainian Catholic Church in US installs new leader PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Eastern Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has installed a new leader. The Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia has named the Rev. Borys Gudziak as the metropolitan archbishop, which makes him the head of the Ukrainian ...
22:39, 06/04/2019

5 former Michigan Catholic priests charged with sex crimes A Catholic priest who admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish that he had sexually abused a child has been charged with several counts of sexual assault dating back decades....
21:39, 05/24/2019

Lack of defense will make Iaquinta-Cerrone must-watch on Saturday When Al Iaquinta squares off with Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone on Saturday night, he'll be in for a test against one of the most versatile offensive fighters in the UFC's lightweight division....
19:39, 04/30/2019

Tech We’re Using: Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
16:52, 05/22/2019

Police crash victim's kin: Officers lack training Family members of an 84-year-old woman killed last month when two Chicago Police vehicles slammed into a car she was riding in say a lack of officer training in pursuits led to her death. (June 11)        ...
03:52, 06/12/2019

Defence minister blames ARA San Juan's sinking on 'lack of training' Oscar Aguad later clarifies remarks after anger from families, saying he didn't blame the crew for the submarine tragedy, in which all 44 officers died....
23:13, 05/17/2019

Time works against Democrats in Trump investigations. So does a lack of shame. Democrats worry that their legal challenges to Trump’s resistance could take years to resolve, while no one seems concerned about the stain of a contempt citation....
01:26, 05/12/2019

Poverty and lack of access to food causes poor diets in these 25 places across the US 24/7 Wall St. identified 25 counties and areas where poverty leads to bad diets by analyzing incomes, SNAP participation, and availability to food.        ...
13:39, 05/24/2019

India Criticises Lack Of Transparency In UNSC Sanctions Committees India has strongly criticised the lack of transparency in the functioning of the UN Security Council's Sanctions Committee which took over a decade to blacklist Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief......
14:00, 06/07/2019

The 2019 iPhones will 'lack novelty' features, analysts suggest iPhone 11 CAD-based renderIn a year where Google and Samsung appear to be upping their game in almost every department, Apple is reportedly planning just a handful of upgrades for its next-gen iPhones. Because of this, certain analysts believe the ne...
23:26, 06/13/2019

David Ortiz had complained about lack of security in the Dominican Republic Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz complained about the lack of security in his native Dominican Republic in 2015 — four years before he was badly wounded in a shooting there. “I like to go to my country, and I know that people love you and take care...
22:39, 06/10/2019

Family: Chicago woman's death due to lack of police training An 84-year-old woman's death in a traffic collision involving two Chicago police vehicles last month was a direct result of both a lack of officer training and "recklessly" speeding along city streets, relatives of the woman said Tuesday....
21:52, 06/11/2019

Defense attorneys asks for legal pause over lack of funding Attorneys for a man accused of killing his girlfriend, her family and his parents in Louisiana this January have asked for a pause in the prosecution of the case until they can get funding....
10:26, 04/30/2019

‘Homework gap’ shows millions of students lack home internet HARTFORD, Conn. — With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd’s homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just her smartphone? On the tiny screen, she switches between web pages for research projects, los...
21:52, 06/10/2019

BlackBerry shuts down messenger service, blaming lack of users Consumer version of BBM will cease but app aimed at businesses will continueBBM, or BlackBerry Messenger, the encrypted messaging service that introduced many to the joys of mobile chat – and was blamed for the 2011 London riots – is finally shutting...
16:52, 05/31/2019

Ganassi's Rosenqvist, Dixon puzzled by lack of grip at Indianapolis Ganassi IndyCar duo Felix Rosenqvist and Scott Dixon were puzzled by grip and tyre problems hurting them in the Indianapolis road course race they had swept the front row for...
14:52, 05/13/2019

San Diego loses World Beach Games due to lack of funding A lack of funding and sponsorship has forced San Diego to give up the first World Beach Games set for later this year, leaving the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) to quickly find a new host....
02:52, 05/31/2019

NYU scraps Talia Lavin’s journalism class over lack of interest New York University ditched plans for controversial ex-New Yorker fact-checker Talia Lavin to teach an undergraduate journalism class because only two students signed up, according to TheWrap....
21:52, 05/30/2019

Austrians lack crucial Holocaust awareness, study finds Most Austrian adults do not know 6 million Jews were killed in the Holocaust, according to a new survey. While some described the findings as disturbing, an education expert at Yad Vashem also sees reasons for hope....
09:52, 05/02/2019

Police crash victim’s family says officers lack training CHICAGO (AP) — Family members of an 84-year-old woman killed last month when two Chicago Police vehicles slammed into a car she was riding in say a lack of officer training led to her death. At a Tuesday news conference, Dwight Gunn also says the wil...
18:39, 06/11/2019

Israel counters Eurovision boycott campaign with Google ads Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, using Google ads which refer to the boycott but lead to a glossy website extolling Israel....
17:39, 05/10/2019

‘When They See Us’ sparks call to boycott Linda Fairstein books The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us,” which depicts in excruciating detail the so-called Central Park Five being railroaded by New York state into serving prison time for the rape and assault of the Central Park jogger in 1989,...
22:26, 06/03/2019

The reason why Trump is demanding that Americans boycott AT&T is ridiculous President Donald Trump used his Twitter account (via CNBC) today to call for a boycott of the nation's second largest carrier, AT&T. Did the wireless provider overcharge the White House for unlimited data? Was the president's account throttled preven...
09:26, 06/04/2019

How will a Hollywood boycott affect the Georgia film industry? After a controversial anti-abortion bill, studios and major stars have threatened to abandon a $9.5bn industry but many are urging them to stayGeorgia is facing a major challenge: Hollywood studios are threatening a boycott after the passing of a law...
09:52, 06/04/2019

Madonna rebuffs Israel Eurovision boycott calls Pop star Madonna has rejected calls for her to boycott this year's Eurovision song contest in Israel, saying she will "never stop playing music to suit someone's political agenda."...
13:13, 05/14/2019

Uber’s Twisted Logic Means This Isn't a Strike. It's a Boycott Today, many Uber and Lyft drivers in major cities across the country are striking to protest their pay and working conditions, in large part because they’re classified as independent contractors instead of employees. But Uber doesn’t think of its dri...
23:39, 05/08/2019

Madonna vows to sing at Eurovision, despite calls for boycott Madonna intends to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, Israel, this weekend, despite calls by activists for her to boycott the event, the singer said Tuesday....
02:00, 05/15/2019

Growing Movement to Boycott Israel Is Condemned by Germany The German parliament condemned as anti-Semitic a growing international movement that targets Israel, and it called on the government to withdraw funding for events or institutions affiliated with the initiative....
20:00, 05/17/2019

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

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel despite boycott calls Madonna will perform during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, it has been confirmed, despite calls for her and other stars to boycott the event....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore....
19:26, 06/09/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue Vatican to name predatory priests Five Americans who say they were sexually molested by Catholic priests filed a lawsuit against the Vatican to compel the church to open its archives and hand over the names and details of abusive clergy....
16:52, 05/15/2019

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests' names West Virginia's only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state....
01:26, 05/29/2019

Catholic Cardinal George Pell says his conviction should be 'quashed' Roman Catholic Cardinal George Pell could not have sexually assaulted two choirboys in 1996 because of testimony during the trial made it improbably, his attorneys argued to appeals court judges Wednesday....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Catholic services in Sri Lanka capital canceled for 2nd week Catholic services are being canceled for a second weekend in Sri Lanka’s capital after the government warned of more possible attacks by the same Islamic State-linked group that carried out Easter suicide bombings...
07:13, 05/02/2019

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests’ names CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state. The two priests are accused of committing the abuse while...
00:13, 05/29/2019

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade in Burkina Faso Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
19:52, 05/15/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to denounce pope as heretic A group of 19 Catholic priests and academics have urged bishops to denounce Pope Francis as a heretic, in the latest ultra-conservative broadside against the pontiff over a range of topics from communion for the divorced to religious diversity....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children ...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Italy’s Catholic establishment faults Salvini for rosary ROME (AP) — Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is defending his invocation of God at a political rally, after Italy’s Catholic establishment criticized it as a cynical exploitation of faith ahead of European Parliament elections this week...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Pope tends to Orthodox ties, Catholic minorities in Balkans Pope Francis, who opened 2019 with trips to the Muslim world, is shifting gears to tend to Orthodox relations, with a delicate visit starting Sunday to the Balkan nations of Bulgaria and North Macedonia....
10:26, 05/04/2019

Sex-Abuse Accusations Grow Against Catholic Clergy in Poland The Catholic Church in Poland has seen an uptick in accusations from people claiming to have been sexually abused by clergy as children, after a YouTube video sparked public anger at an institution that is at the political and social heart of this cu...
14:52, 06/12/2019

Catholic Schools In Sri Lanka To Reopen After Easter Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholic Church on Thursday announced it will reopen its schools next week for the first time since Easter Sunday bombings killed 258 people....
13:52, 05/09/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue to open Vatican archives Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican to get the names and details of priests involved in abuse, an attorney for the group has said....
10:39, 05/14/2019

Italy's Catholic establishment faults Salvini for rosary Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is defending his invocation of God at a political rally, after Italy's Catholic establishment criticized it as a cynical exploitation of faith ahead of European Parliament elections this weekend....
18:52, 05/20/2019

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo is president of the U.S. Conference of Cathol...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Catholic priest hospitalized after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker approach...
13:39, 06/10/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to declare pope a heretic A group of Roman Catholic priests, academics and intellectuals have issued an open letter to bishops asking them to declare Pope Francis a heretic, in the latest broadside by ultra-conservatives against the pontiff....
13:39, 05/01/2019

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
11:13, 05/21/2019

Safe For Catholic Schools To Reopen, Says Sri Lanka Army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening Tuesday of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
10:52, 05/21/2019

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese West Virginia's attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher....
20:52, 05/21/2019

Police search Dallas Catholic Diocese offices Authorities conducted a search of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas offices and a storage unit following an investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse. (May 15)        ...
08:13, 05/16/2019

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
21:13, 06/10/2019

La Guardia HS music kids make noise over lack of arts emphasis The music stopped at famed La Guardia HS in Manhattan Friday as fuming students left their classrooms and massed in hallways to protest what they say is a waning emphasis on the arts. A faction of kids at the renowned school asserts that administrato...
07:00, 06/01/2019

Venezuela's ambassador to Italy resigns, blaming government's lack of money Isaías Rodríguez says US sanctions against Caracas means he cannot afford to carry out his dutiesThe Venezuelan ambassador to Italy has resigned, saying his government’s financial difficulties have made his job impossible.In a letter addressed direct...
14:39, 05/21/2019

Michelle Williams: My Lack of Input Made Dawson's Creek "a Little Like a Factory Job" A lot has changed since the last time Michelle Williams did TV. Williams shot to fame on The WB drama Dawson's Creek. She spent six seasons as Jen Lindley and didn't return to the......
20:00, 06/06/2019

Trump meets Queen at Palace after bemoaning lack of Fox News - live Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the first day of President Trump’s state visit to the UK 2.45pm BST President Trump is still in Buckingham Palace, where the Queen is showing him items from the Royal Coll...
16:00, 06/03/2019

'Disastrous' lack of diversity in AI industry perpetuates bias, study finds Report says an overwhelmingly white and male field has reached ‘a moment of reckoning’ over discriminatory systemsLack of diversity in the artificial intelligence field has reached “a moment of reckoning”, according to new findings published by a New...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Liberal Media Scream: Dan Rather hits ‘lack of patriotism’ in failure to ban guns This week’s Liberal Media Scream features Dan Rather ripping the nation’s will to enact strict gun control in the wake of the Virginia Beach, Va., shootings that left 12 dead....
23:13, 06/03/2019

Former UN chief: A lack of political will is holding back climate goal achievements A lack of political will is holding the world back from achieving climate goals and actions, said Ban Ki-moon, the former United Nations secretary general....
09:13, 06/06/2019

Slumping Keon Broxton frustrated over lack of playing time with Mets WASHINGTON — Keon Broxton had a vision of how things would go when he started the season. Reality, including the latest snapshot of him striking out with the bases loaded to end the Mets’ 7-6 loss to the Nationals on Thursday, has delivered a cold, h...
05:00, 05/17/2019

HIV patients at higher risk for early heart disease, lack of care Antiretroviral therapy used with HIV patients opens them up to heart disease, sudden cardiac failure, heart failure and sudden cardiac deaths compared to people without the virus....
00:39, 06/05/2019

Trump’s lack of cooperation with Congress sparks impeachment push in House The president’s unwillingness to comply with investigators’ requests for witnesses and documents is prompting the more establishment Democrats to join liberals....
02:39, 04/30/2019

Record number of South Sudanese face critical lack of food PRAGUE (AP) — A record number of people in South Sudan face a critical lack of food. A new report by the government and the United Nations says almost seven million people, or more than 60% of the population, are at risk. The report released Friday s...
11:39, 06/14/2019

A majority of financial advisors lack a succession plan and clients should care The majority of advisors lack a formal plan to ensure that when they leave the business — whether through retirement or an unexpected event — their practice will continue and clients will be taken care of....
15:26, 04/29/2019

A Hollywood boycott would hurt the film industry and Georgia's economy A contentious anti-abortion bill proposed in Georgia is throwing Hollywood into turmoil as it mulls over how to respond. A potential boycott of Gerogia wouldn't just hurt the state, it would also hurt Hollywood....
16:00, 06/02/2019

Uber strike London: Why are drivers striking? How long will the boycott last? Hundreds of Uber drivers are expected to stage protests in cities across the UK tomorrow ahead of the rideshare firm's bumper stock market flotation this week....
01:13, 05/08/2019

Wolf Alice back boycott of Israel-hosted Eurovision Mercury prize winning band Wolf Alice have accused Israel of 'weaponising culture' and are supporting a boycott of this year's Eurovision song contest....
06:13, 05/14/2019

Montenegro fire Serbian coach over Kosovo qualifier boycott "Montenegro have fired their Serbian coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic after he pulled out of Friday\u0027s Euro 2020 qualifier against Kosovo, the country\u0027s football association (FSCG) said on Saturday."...
11:26, 06/08/2019

In Tel Aviv, Eurovision songfest braces for pro-Palestinian boycott protests As 'Eurovision Song Contest 2019' banners go up across Tel Aviv, behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international pro-Palestinian boycott movement....
09:26, 05/03/2019

Gaza artists call on Eurovision singers to boycott Israel GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian artists are calling on Eurovision song contest contestants to boycott the international music competition that Israel is hosting next week. The Gaza Strip-based Palestinian Artists Association said Wednesday t...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Hollywood producers, actors call for Georgia boycott over abortion law Georgia's passage this week of one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the United States has drawn considerable business backlash from companies opposed to the change, including some Hollywood filmmakers....
18:26, 05/10/2019

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

5 Villages In UP Threaten To Boycott Polls To Protest Water Shortage Facing acute water shortage throughout the year owing to government apathy, voters of five villages in the Jhansi-Lalitpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh have threatened to boycott elections on April......
19:00, 04/28/2019

Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia. The letter marks the highest-level, publicly known contact between the two nations since the kingdom and thr...
06:13, 05/27/2019

'Boycott Apple' Movement Grows in China as US Goes After Huawei: Report As US-China trade war intensifies along with fresh restrictions on Huawei in the US, there has been a significant rise in "Boycott Apple" movement in China....
11:39, 05/20/2019

NYU commencement speaker calls for a boycott of Israel, says Trump is a 'fascist' Steven William Thrasher, an NYU alum and professor at Northwestern, called President Trump a “fascist” and labeled Israel an “apartheid” state in his speech on Monday....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Bundesliga: Paderborn fans threaten boycott over RB Leipzig cooperation "Cooperation with RB? Not with us!" Supporters of newly-promoted Bundesliga side SC Paderborn have threatened to take drastic action at matches next season if a planned cooperation with RB Leipzig goes ahead....
01:39, 06/06/2019

Germany designates BDS Israel boycott movement as anti-Semitic The German parliament voted on Friday to condemn as anti-Semitic a movement that calls for economic pressure on Israel to end the occupation of Palestinian land, grant Arab citizens equal rights and recognize the right of return of Palestinian refuge...
18:52, 05/17/2019

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end what it calls an "unethical" practice....
09:39, 06/06/2019

University gives back $21.5M from donor who urged Alabama boycott over abortion law The University of Alabama board of trustees voted Friday to give back a $21.5 million donation from a philanthropist who urged students to boycott the school over the state's controversial abortion law and then promptly removed his name from the camp...
22:26, 06/07/2019

Roman Catholic diocese suspends priest accused of misconduct FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Massachusetts says a longtime priest has been suspended amid an allegation of sexual misconduct. The Herald News reports that Fall River Bishop Edgar Moreira da Cunha said in an email Sunday that F...
23:39, 05/27/2019

Conservative Catholic group wants Pope Francis denounced as a heretic "We take this measure as a last resort to respond to the accumulating harm caused by Pope Francis's words and actions over several years, which have given rise to one of the worst crises in the history of the Catholic Church," the group said in a 20-...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The Church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
17:26, 06/13/2019

‘Tell No One,’ documentary on pedophile priests, rocks deeply Catholic Poland “Tell No One,” a new documentary revealing cases of sexual abuse by priests, has deeply shaken Poland, one of Europe’s most Roman Catholic societies....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Gunmen attack Catholic church in Burkina Faso; 6 killed OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Authorities say gunmen have attacked a Catholic church in Burkina Faso, killing a priest and five worshippers. The attack on Sunday took place in Dablo, about 200 kilometers (124 miles) from the capital, Ouagadougou. ...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Italy's Catholic bishops 'morally obliged' to report abuse The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a "moral obligation" to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police....
06:26, 05/24/2019

Italy’s Catholic bishops ‘morally obliged’ to report abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a “moral obligation” to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police. The Italian bishops’ conference approved the guidelines durin...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Dallas police execute search warrant at Catholic diocese Dallas police on Wednesday were searching the headquarters and other properties of the Texas Catholic diocese, Catholic Diocese of Dallas spokeswoman Annette Gonzales Taylor confirmed....
00:39, 05/16/2019

Catholic bishop challenges Dallas police affidavit accuracy The Roman Catholic bishop of the Dallas diocese has challenged the accuracy of a Dallas police affidavit's allegations that the diocese had "thwarted" its investigation of past sexual misconduct by priests....
04:13, 05/18/2019

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Catholic group is protesting the governor of Guam’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory where no doctors are currently willing to terminate pregnancies. The Pacific Daily News reported Friday that Dem...
00:52, 06/16/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
04:26, 06/11/2019

Does the Catholic Church back right-wing populists? Depends on the country. The Catholic Church's decision on whether to reject associations with nationalists has varied by country, often depending on how under siege it is over the global rise in church-related scandals....
17:13, 05/14/2019

U.S. Catholic bishops approve new national sex abuse reporting hotline The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online link. It’s supposed to be operating within a year....
04:13, 06/13/2019

Fire destroys main sanctuary of Catholic church in Phoenix PHOENIX (AP) – A fire of unknown origin destroyed the main sanctuary of a Catholic church in north Phoenix. The Phoenix Fire Department says crews arriving early Wednesday morning found the fire well involved inside St. Joseph Catholic Church a...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Catholic bishops vote to create new sex-abuse reporting hotline U.S. Catholic bishops voted on Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity. The move marks one of the church’s most notable steps in confronting its sex-abuse crisis....
04:26, 06/13/2019

Work stress and lack of sleep can make high blood pressure even deadlier People with high blood pressure who suffer from a combination of work stress and impaired sleep are three times as likely as those with no work stress and non-impaired sleep to die from cardiovascular disease, according to new research published in t...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Vulnerabilities in industrial control systems surface lack of basic security hygiene Standard security practices among IT companies do not necessarily carry over to the IT departments of other firms, leading to products sold without basic security measures in place....
23:13, 05/30/2019

'I was outraged by the lack of respect' -- The female footballers fighting for change in South America They hadn't stepped foot onto a football pitch for more than two years -- 981 days to be exact -- but Chile's national team made quite an impact on its return....
11:39, 05/28/2019

CNN's Toobin hits Democrats for lack of action against Trump: Stop talking and 'get to work' CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin urged House Democrats to hold substantive hearings in the impeachment process, downplaying the importance of the scheduled testimony from Watergate figure John Dean....
18:39, 06/07/2019

US envoy decries lack of response from Islamic world to China's attacks on Uighurs Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt have been silent in the face of the mass incarceration of Muslims in XinjiangThe US envoy on religious liberty has said he is “disappointed” at the response of governments in the Islamic world to China...
03:00, 06/11/2019

China’s leading envoy calls lack of trade deal ‘just a small setback’ China’s leading envoy to trade talks in Washington said the failure to strike a deal in the tariffs war with the US was “just a small setback” and negotiations will continue despite increases in import duties on American imports fro...
00:26, 05/12/2019

Boycott Congress After Mani Shankar Aiyar Abuses Reporters: BJP To Media The BJP on Wednesday said the media in Himachal Pradesh should boycott the Congress to protest its leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's objectionable behaviour with reporters....
01:52, 05/16/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens boycott over fascist presence at book fair ROME – The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin’s prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a stand there. The announcement followed g...
22:13, 05/08/2019

Ron Howard and Brian Grazer say they will boycott Georgia if the 'heartbeat bill' goes into effect Filmmaker Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer have joined the list of Hollywood stars who say they will boycott Georgia after the state's governor signed the controversial "heartbeat bill" into law....
03:13, 05/21/2019

Russians cite threats for Olympic Games boycott - archive, 9 May 1984 9 May 1984: East Europeans, except Romanians, expected to follow Soviet leadThe USSR is pulling out of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the official Soviet news agency, Tass, announced yesterday.A statement from the National Olympic Committee o...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Celebrities criticize proposed boycott of Eurovision over Israeli-Palestinian conflict More than 100 members of the entertainment industry including media personality Sharon Osbourne, Kiss frontman Gene Simmons and music manager Scooter Braun are speaking out against a proposed boycott of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Georgia’s new abortion law spurs boycott by multiple film production companies Multiple production companies have announced they will no longer film in Georgia after the state passed a restrictive abortion law. The law, signed by Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, on Tuesday, bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, wh...
21:00, 05/10/2019

University of Alabama votes to return $26.5 million to donor who called for boycott The University of Alabama voted to return a $26.5 million gift from a donor who recently encouraged students to boycott the school over Alabama’s controversial new abortion law....
21:39, 06/07/2019

Baku boycott would solve Arsenal dilemma rather than leave a man behind | Barry Glendenning If Gunners refused to contest Europa League showpiece they would generate headlines that might force Uefa into climbdownLeave no man behind. A code embraced by the US military, it refers to army policy of doing everything and anything possible to avo...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Yankees fans threaten boycott after ban of Kate Smith’s ‘God Bless America’ Kate Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” has been scrapped at Yankee Stadium, but Bronx Bomber fans are going to bat for her over allegations of racism. Smith’s niece, Suzy Andron, told The Post she is “honored” by the groundswell of support for...
06:00, 05/12/2019

President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant President Donald Trump sent a barrage of strange tweets during his flight to the UK overnight, but one of the weirdest tweets instructed Americans to stop using and subscribing to AT&T’s services. CNN, which the president hates because the networ...
16:26, 06/03/2019

House Democrats split as GOP demands action on anti-Israel boycott Top Republicans called on Democrats to pass a bill opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Democrats argue the GOP is engaging in political gamesmanship....
02:26, 05/17/2019

Hollywood's boycott of Georgia over heartbeat bill could squeeze state's economy A boycott of Georgia spearheaded by actors and producers in the wake of the state’s new abortion restriction threatens to upend its position as the Hollywood of the South....
14:26, 05/25/2019

Report: Qatar premier to travel to Saudi Arabia amid boycott Al-Jazeera is reporting that Qatar’s prime minister will be heading to Saudi Arabia for two summits, marking the highest-level contact between the neighboring nations since a boycott began in 2017...
19:00, 05/29/2019

AIIMS Doctors To Boycott Work Tomorrow In Support Of Bengal Agitation Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today attended to patients in helmets and bandages to convey their support for counterparts in West Bengal who have gone on......
17:13, 06/13/2019

Crusty Country Music Fans Want to Boycott Wrangler Jeans For Partnering with Lil Nas X This week, after Wrangler jeans announced a new yee haw agenda capsule collection with Lil Nas X, some country music fans are calling for a full out boycott....
10:26, 05/23/2019

"No Road, No Vote" Group Of Nalanda Villagers Boycott Polls, Smash EVM Shouting "no road, no vote", a group of villagers in Bihar's Nalanda district today boycotted polling and smashed an electronic voting machine (EVM). The group was protesting against alleged lack of......
12:00, 05/19/2019

Hundreds of female ice hockey stars boycott North America over conditions Players want to build viable pro league in US and CanadaAthletes have faced low wages and lack of health insuranceMore than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared on Thursday they will not compete in North America next season in a dram...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Boycott North Korea's 'inhumane' mass gymnastic displays, says ex-diplomat Defector calls on European tourists and online viewers to shun cultural displays that take children out of schoolThe highest-ranking official to defect from North Korea has called for Europeans to stop being an audience for the “child exploitation” i...
14:52, 05/30/2019

Northern Ireland abortion campaigners urge Disney and Netflix boycott Calls for US giants to match stance taken on issue in Georgia Netflix and Disney are threatening to pull film production in Georgia over the US state’s new abortion law – but neither company will comment on whether they will continue to make shows in...
11:52, 05/31/2019

Germany's Protestant and Catholic churches predicted to lose millions of members Germany's Catholic and Protestant churches may lose half their members by 2060, according to a study. A drop in membership is expected to lead to a major budget shortfall....
18:52, 05/02/2019

Police raid Catholic offices in Dallas as part of sex abuse inquiry Dallas police on Wednesday raided the local headquarters for the Catholic diocese and two other buildings associated with the church, looking for records and evidence related to a child sex abuse case, officials said....
19:39, 05/15/2019

Catholic school principal resigns after boozy strip-club jaunt The principal of a Louisiana Catholic high school has resigned after he was arrested for drunkenly refusing to pay a bill at a Washington DC strip club — while he was in town for a field trip, according to reports. Michael Comeau, principal of Holy F...
07:00, 06/03/2019

The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka Urges the Government to Crackdown on Islamists as If ‘on a War Footing’ (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — The Catholic church in Sri Lanka said Tuesday that the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor “as if on war footing” in the aftermath of the Easter bombings. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, the ar...
10:39, 04/29/2019

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
18:39, 06/02/2019

Documentary on child sex abuse by Catholic priests stirs debate in Poland A newly released documentary about children who were sexually abused by Polish priests has shaken the country, bringing a once-taboo topic to the fore. Now, the Catholic Church and politicians are under pressure to act....
02:52, 05/16/2019

Rural Catholic church defies Sri Lanka threats, holds Mass The checkpoints started just outside of the east Sri Lanka village, the strictest seen in the days after Islamic State-aligned militants launched suicide attacks that killed over 250 people....
12:13, 04/30/2019

Catholic bishops stop short of mandating lay involvement in abuse investigations The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has passed a slate of measures designed to combat sex abuse and hold church leadership accountable for mishandling cases, including creating a national hotline for reporting abuse....
14:13, 06/14/2019

Covington Catholic High student Nick Sandmann sues NBC for $275M Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann is suing NBCUniversal for a whopping $275 million over the media coverage he received earlier this year, his lawyer said Wednesday. ...
01:26, 05/02/2019

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue.        ...
22:13, 06/09/2019

Lack of basic water facilities risks millions of lives globally: UN health agency More than two billion people face grave health risks because basic water facilities are not available in one in four medical centres globally, the UN has said, in an appeal to countries to do more to prevent the transmission of treatable infections t...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Eliud Kipchoge targets immortality as lack of marathon rivals forces him into fight against the clock It was announced on Sunday night that the superhuman Eliud Kipchoge's next attempt to go where no man has before will take place this autumn, with a second dedicated assault on the world's first sub-two hour marathon....
11:00, 05/07/2019

High cost, lack of support spell trouble for 2024 Moon landing [Updated] Enlarge / NASA's aspirations to reach the Moon by 2024 may be a fading dream. (credit: NASA) It was only a little more than one month ago that Vice President Mike Pence gave NASA a bold new direction—a goal of landing humans back on the Moon by 202...
16:13, 05/02/2019

Chris Hughton pays the price for Brighton’s lack of attacking quality | Nick Ames The chairman, Tony Bloom, was alarmed at a loss of form that plunged the club into the Premier League relegation dogfightChris Hughton has rarely been tempted to overplay his hand and, speaking to a small huddle of journalists at the end of December,...
10:26, 05/14/2019

Dalit Groom Rides Horse, Community Faces Village Boycott In Gujarat In Gujarat's Mehsana district, the village sarpanch, along with some other village leaders, had issued a diktat asking the villagers to boycott the Dalit community members as a Dalit man rode a horse......
15:00, 05/10/2019

Stacey Abrams visits Hollywood to urge against boycott over Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams flew to Los Angeles this week to encourage Hollywood executives and industry officials not to go through with boycotting Georgia over the state’s new heartbeat abortion law....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Dean Cain: Hollywood boycott of Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill is an 'absolute joke' Actor Dean Cain said it's an "absolute joke" that Hollywood celebrities are boycotting filming in Georgia over the state’s controversial “heartbeat” abortion bill....
17:39, 05/13/2019

Nadler likens Trump to 'dictator,' threatens Barr with contempt after hearing boycott House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler vowed a "reckoning" Thursday after Attorney General Bill Barr boycotted a scheduled hearing before the panel, speaking in grave terms as he likened President Trump to a dictator and threatened the Jus...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Georgia’s abortion bill has some Hollywood filmmakers vowing a boycott. But the studios are standing pat. Several production companies said they won’t do business in the state, and more than 50 actors signed a letter to legislators saying they will seek to stop production in Georgia....
03:39, 05/11/2019

The Derry Girls are right – a boycott won’t change Northern Ireland abortion law | Anna Cafolla Concentrating on entertainment industry boycotts only lets politicians off the hook and hurts those who can least afford it“You can be sure I will fight tooth and nail to move Insatiable to a state that will protect our rights,” Alyssa Milano said re...
14:26, 06/05/2019

Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy thrown in middle of US Open ‘boycott’ controversy The US Open controversy is starting early this year. A frustrated — and anonymous — group of players vented their growing anger with the USGA and revealed to Golf Digest that it almost led to a boycott of the event. “We had about 10–15 guys who...
21:52, 05/28/2019

Queensland captain Cherry-Evans backs State of Origin anthem boycott Maroons skipper hopes snub will spark debateIndigenous players won’t sing Advance Australia FairQueensland captain Daly Cherry-Evans says he not only respects a national anthem boycott by State of Origin players, he hopes it sparks debate for change....
13:00, 06/03/2019

Catholic School Principal Arrested at a D.C. Strip Club While on Student Field Trip In an incident that shocked communities Friday, Michael Comeau, a school principal and recipient of the prestigious Milken award for educators, thought it was a good idea to get belligerently drunk, hit up the strip club, then refuse to pay … all whi...
02:52, 06/03/2019

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education talks of an “educational crisis”, and alleges that ...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
19:13, 05/26/2019

Catholic school music director sought sex with undercover cop posing as teen: affidavit A Catholic school teacher was busted after he sought sex with an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old girl, saying he wanted to get intimate with her on a “desk in his classroom,” court documents reveal. Lazaro Benito Rocha — a 26-year-old dire...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Catholic Church in Sri Lanka holds first regular Sunday Mass since Easter bombings  The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka held the first regular Sunday Mass since the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels killed more than 250 people....
20:26, 05/12/2019

Poland's Walesa urges Catholic church action on abuse after his priest accused Polish Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa has urged the Catholic Church to prevent further sexual abuse of children by members of its clergy after a new documentary film showed his priest to be one of the accused....
14:26, 05/13/2019

U.S. suit seeks names of accused Catholic priests, 'secret' evidence at Vatican Five Minnesota men will file a lawsuit Tuesday against the Vatican in an effort to order the Catholic Church to release names and files involving thousands of clergy who've been accused of sex abuse....
15:26, 05/14/2019

Catholic school principal resigns after arrest at strip club while on DC field trip Principal Michael Comeau of the Holy Family Catholic School in Port Allen, La. was arrested at a D.C. strip club, while visiting on a school trip.        ...
16:26, 06/03/2019

Eric Swalwell slammed for 'lack of sensitivity' after comparing Russian meddling to Pearl Harbor attack U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell, a California Democrat seeking his party's 2020 presidential nomination, took more criticism Thursday after comparing Russian meddling in U.S. elections to the deadly attack on Pearl Harbor that drew the U.S. into World War II...
12:52, 05/11/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wade....
04:26, 05/14/2019

CNN reporter shames White House over lack of press briefings: ‘Lectern… literally gathering dust’ CNN reporter Maegan Vazquez celebrated that the White House cleaned dust from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room podium after she pointed it out on Twitter – but she’s still not happy about infrequent briefings....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Gizmodo President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant | Jalopnik  Gizmodo President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant | Jalopnik The Ford v. Ferrari Trailer Makes Me Wish the Damn Movie Was Out Already | Kotaku Square Enix Announces Dragon Walk, Its Version Of Pokémon Go | Lifeh...
18:13, 06/03/2019

Hawley, Cruz urge Trump to nix judicial nominee who compared Catholic beliefs to KKK views Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz are calling on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of a lawyer for a lifetime federal court appointment, accusing the nominee of opposing religious freedom and expressing anti-Catholic views....
10:52, 06/01/2019

Catholic church attack in Burkina Faso leaves at least 6 dead, including priest, reports say At least six people were killed -- including a priest -- after a Catholic church was attacked and then set ablaze by a group of armed men in Burkina Faso, according to local reports....
19:00, 05/12/2019

Bill Maher attacks Barr's, Kavanaugh's Catholic faith: 'Strange cult he's never been able to leave' HBO host Bill Maher went on a long diatribe in which he appeared to air his grievances with his childhood faith of Catholicism, suggesting that public officials like Attorney General William Barr and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sought power...
18:52, 05/18/2019

U.S. Needs Cabinet Agency Focused on Women and Girls, Says Former Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues It’s time for President Donald Trump to create a Cabinet-level agency focused on women and girls to help “guarantee that women’s issues don’t get shoved aside,” says a former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issu...
20:13, 05/30/2019

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The next six weeks will be ...
19:39, 06/05/2019

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the world, and encourage innovation to transform lives...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have trouble getting traditional loans....
20:00, 04/28/2019

99 per cent of intravenous drug users lack access to health, ‘social services with dignity’ says UNAIDS chief Despite a decline in new HIV infections globally, a UN report launched on Wednesday highlights that nearly all people who inject drugs live in countries that do not provide suitable harm-reduction service coverage, meaning they are denied adequate ac...
18:39, 04/28/2019

US women's soccer star Alex Morgan talks fight for pay parity ahead of Women's World Cup Soccer star Alex Morgan is an Olympic gold medalist, Women's World Cup winner, and one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019 but her most challenging battle is for pay parity in the sport she loves to play....
20:39, 05/03/2019

FIFA caps first women's conference with UN Women partnership FIFA capped its first Women's Conference by announcing a partnership with UN Women to promote gender equity around the globe        ...
16:39, 06/07/2019

| Catholic abuse hits Vatican | US presidential race: WATCH the top World news videos for today Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse | Montana governor in Democratic presidential race; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:00, 05/15/2019

Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church....
14:26, 05/09/2019

Nick Sandmann: Covington Catholic student's legal team sues NBC, MSNBC for $275M The lawsuit against NBCUniversal comes after Nick Sandmann's legal team sued the Washington Post and CNN. The suit seeks $275 million in damages.        ...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Vogue 25 Women: The Duchess of Sussex and Phoebe Waller-Bridge make it onto the list of 25 women shaping 2019 Vogue has put together their annual list of the 25 most influential women working in Britain, with this year's featuring Naomi Campbell, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the Duchess of Sussex....
09:26, 06/07/2019

New MLB All-Star vote set to begin with 'primary' MLB is switching to a two-phase process to elect All-Star starters via fan voting, with the "primary" phase to begin Tuesday followed by "The Starters Election" on June 26....
18:26, 05/28/2019

Red Cross to begin aid to Venezuela by mid-April The president of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaidó, has claimed victory after the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies announced Friday it would have unhindered access to bring aid into the struggling country....
19:26, 04/28/2019

BJP To Begin Membership Drive From July 6 The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will begin its membership drive from July 6, the birth anniversary of its founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, and continue it till August 10. The saffron party claims to......
23:26, 06/14/2019

Biden expands lead over rivals for 2020 U.S. presidential nomination despite lack of support from millennials: Reuters/Ipsos poll Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has expanded his lead over a wide field of candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination by 5 percentage points since he entered the race in late April, according to a monthly Reuters/Ipsos poll....
18:26, 05/15/2019

Uber strike London: UK drivers launch nine-hour boycott ahead of app's stock market flotation Uber drivers in London and across the UK are set to launch a nine-hour boycott of the app today in the run-up to its stock market flotation on Thursday....
11:26, 05/08/2019

Pope Francis issues groundbreaking law requiring Catholic priests and nuns to report clergy sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Missouri residents begin to clean up after tornado Residents in Jefferson City, Missouri began cleaning up debris as the day passed on Wednesday after a large and destructive twister moved over the city shortly before midnight.        ...
05:00, 05/24/2019

VW says 'concrete' talks to begin for new European plant Volkswagen Group says it will start "concrete negotiations" for a new multibrand car assembly plant in Europe. Locations in Bulgaria, Serbia and Turkey are being considered for the factory, press reports have said....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Destruction of chemical weapons to begin in Kentucky RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The destruction of chemical weapons stored in Kentucky since the 1940s is set to begin. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that destruction of chemical agents including mustard, sarin and VX will begin in June after decades of p...
16:13, 05/28/2019

Six Daypacks to Pick Up Before Your Summer Adventures Begin Aside from solid hiking footwear, I would argue that a decent daypack is the most important piece of gear for a hiker to have in his or her arsenal. By now, we all know we should hike with the Ten Essentials, right? So you’re going to to need to stas...
03:26, 06/05/2019

Depot To Begin Destroying Mustard Gas Stockpile MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Blue Grass Army Depot in Madison County is preparing to mark a milestone when it begins destroying its chemical weapons stockpile. It will begin dismantling mustard gas projectiles within the next several weeks...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Immigration stalemate looms before talks even begin Senate Republicans are holding high-level meetings with President Donald Trump on an immigration reform bill. House Democrats are crafting their own plan to protect Dreamers. And the administration has formally requested billions in emergency aid to ...
17:13, 05/08/2019

US, Mexico begin talks to try and avoid tariffs US President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to put pressure on the country to keep migrants from crossing into the US. Mexico has said the tariffs would only make the migration problem worse....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders begin for electric hatch A Volkswagen image of the ID 3, with colours edited by Autocar to better show the car's shape Limited-edition launch version of first production car on MEB platform to have 261-mile range and cost less than £34,000 Volkswagen has opened registrati...
15:26, 05/08/2019

A Crisis Of Faith: Pope Francis Has Left The Catholic Church To Worship A Monster Truck He Saw Flatten 30 School Busses Today marks an abrupt end to the six-year reign of perhaps the most beloved and popular Pope of the modern era. On the steps of the Vatican this morning, Pope Francis announced that he is leaving the Catholic church to worship a monster truck he saw ...
21:52, 05/07/2019

More Palestinians Begin to Accept Idea of One State With Israel Trump administration officials hope they can tap into Palestinian’s frustration with the two-state paradigm and offer a fresh blueprint that they say will improve their lives, if not fulfill all their long-sought national aspirations....
16:00, 06/08/2019

Federal judge orders FDA to begin review of e-cigarettes A federal judge is siding with public health groups suing the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing thousands of e-cigarettes on the U.S. market....
14:39, 05/16/2019

Potentially damaging storms begin to rumble across central U.S. People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms erupted over the central United States causing major damage....
07:13, 05/29/2019

MTA will soon begin testing new swipe-free payment system Select New Yorkers will soon bid farewell to the dreaded “please swipe again” message on their morning commutes. Starting Friday, the test phase of the MTA’s OMNY program — short for One Metro New York — will officially roll out, allowing for contact...
01:13, 05/30/2019

Giants’ offseason workouts will begin without Nate Solder The Giants will be without their starting left tackle this spring, as Nate Solder underwent arthroscopic surgery to clean up bone spurs in his ankle. He is expected to return to full health by training camp this summer, The Post confirmed. NFL Networ...
18:52, 05/17/2019

Skateboarders raise their game as Olympic qualifiers begin LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Being an Olympic sport is starting to bring a different vibe to skateboarding. With a promise from the IOC to keep the spirit of the sport intact as it makes its debut at the Tokyo Games next year, skateboarders are raising ...
23:26, 06/13/2019

National spelling bee finals begin with 50 seeking title The finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee have begun, with 50 kids on stage competing for more than $50,000 in cash and prizes and a new, custom-designed trophy....
19:39, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Responders begin recovering crash wreckage ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the midair collision of two sightseeing floatplanes in Alaska that killed six people and injured 10 (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Federal accident investigators say responders have begun to recover the wreckage o...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Yemen: Houthis begin Hodeida port pullout UN supervisor welcomes long-delayed implementation of Stockholm ceasefire deal Yemen’s Houthi rebels will begin a pullback from ports in the flashpoint city of Hodeida on Saturday, the first practical step on the ground since a ceasefire deal was rea...
13:13, 05/11/2019

Houthi rebels begin withdrawal from key ports in Yemen Yemen's Houthi rebels say they have begun a long-delayed withdrawal of their forces from the key port city of Hodeida, following a U.N.-brokered cease-fire....
12:52, 05/11/2019

Honda's EV Journey In India To Begin With Hybrid Technology Honda is also looking to localise the production of hybrid and EV solutions in India in a bid to ensure that it is accessible and affordable for the buyers....
10:52, 05/27/2019

Family Dollar to begin selling alcohol in 1,000 stores MATTHEWS, N.C. (CNN Newsource) – Discount retailer Family Dollar is adding booze to boost sales. According to USA Today, about 1,000 stores will start selling alcohol. The chain announced in March it will close nearly 400 stores this year on to...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Bakkt says bitcoin futures testing to begin in July Bakkt, the startup cryptocurrency platform affiliate of New York Stock Exchange-owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said on Thursday it would begin letting users test two physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts on July 22....
19:00, 06/13/2019

Yemen's Houthi Rebels Begin Withdrawal From Key Port Houthi rebels in Yemen began to withdraw fighters from the country’s most strategic port city, a move that if completed would mark a significant step toward salvaging a peace deal that hasn’t been implemented since it was brokered by the U.N. in Dece...
20:00, 05/11/2019

#3 UA softball excited to begin NCAA Regional in Tucson TUCSON -Sixth-seeded Arizona (42-12, 19-5 Pac-12) is set to host an NCAA Regional for the 24th time in program history and fifth time in the last six years. NCAA REGIONAL • MAY 17-19 • TUCSON, ARIZ. THE GAMES (Times MST) Friday, May 17 6 p.m...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.” Several Democratic presidential ...
22:13, 05/29/2019

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports.        ...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Bajaj Avenger Street 160 Deliveries Begin; Priced At Rs. 81,037 The Bajaj Avenger Street 160 has been a long rumoured model set to join the company's product portfolio and the bike is now available on sale at select dealerships pan India. The new Bajaj Avenger......
12:39, 05/03/2019

Services begin for the 12 victims of Virginia Beach shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Bereaved families are beginning to hold services and lay to rest the 12 people who were killed during a mass shooting in Virginia Beach. A funeral is scheduled Thursday for 42-year-old Katherine Nixon. The mass will be at a...
07:52, 06/06/2019

U.S., Taliban begin new peace negotiations for Afghan withdrawal Discussions between U.S. and Taliban mediators started Wednesday in Qatar with the goal of creating a lasting peace and a phased withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Trial Set To Begin For Woman Charged In Frankfort Murder FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The trial for one of the women accused in the deadly shooting of a Frankfort pizza delivery driver is scheduled to begin Monday. 20-year-old Victorya Young is accused of luring Jared Banta to the Country Hills Apa...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Wheels: Dents Begin to Show at Top End of Classic Car Market Million-dollar-plus autos are selling less often at auction, at the slowest pace since 2008, when the car insurer Hagerty started tracking this data....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team appeared before a Canadian judge....
23:26, 06/06/2019

US, Mexico begin talks aimed at avoiding tariffs US President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to put pressure on the country to keep migrants from crossing into the US. Mexico has said the tariffs would only make the migration problem worse....
00:13, 06/04/2019

Trump Pressures Mexico as Second Day of Border Talks Begin President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said Mexico must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned for next week....
16:00, 06/06/2019

NHL playoff beard tradition: Throw away the razors and let the razzing begin Growing an NHL playoff beard is a time-honored tradition during the quest for the Stanley Cup; so is teasing players about their poor facial hair.        ...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Andy Murray to begin comeback from surgery at Queen’s Club LONDON (AP) — Three-time major champion Andy Murray is planning to return from hip surgery by competing in doubles at the Queen’s Club tournament this month. Murray hasn’t played on tour since the Australian Open in January. Play at Queen...
23:39, 06/03/2019

White House to begin construction on taller fence this summer A border wall is not the only barrier the president has in the works. The White House is getting a new fence that’s almost double the height of the current one, according to reports. The new structure will be just over 13 feet tall. The current...
15:00, 06/08/2019

Wabanaki Water Walkers begin long journey to Maine The annual Wabanaki Water Walk is an awareness campaign that honours the sacredness of water in a world of rising sea levels, increasing temperatures and near-constant resource extraction....
01:26, 05/21/2019

Commercial Flight Operations May Begin At Hindon Airport By June End Commercial flights are likely to start operations from the Hindon airport near Delhi by the end of June as the Ministry of Defence has given all requisite approvals, said a senior official of the......
15:00, 05/28/2019

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

GCC countries begin enhanced maritime security patrols: U.S. Fifth Fleet Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) began "enhanced security patrols" in the international waters of the Arabian Gulf area on Saturday, the U.S. Navy's Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet said on Sunday....
17:39, 05/19/2019

Dropbox Chief of Staff: Diversity and inclusion begin with hiring During her keynote at TNW’s 2019 conference today, Dropbox‘s Carmen Pop was quick to denote the differences between diversity and inclusion, and how both companies and individuals can promote both in Silicon Valley. Pop, who is Dropbox‘s Chief of Sta...
20:52, 05/09/2019

Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civilian-led authority. Wajdi Saleh, a negotiator for the protesters, says they resorted to holding the s...
12:52, 05/28/2019

U.S. military personnel begin Exercise Northern Edge in Alaska Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel are participating in a 12-day joint training exercise called Northern Edge 2019 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska....
19:26, 05/14/2019

Japan begin World Cup campaign with goalless draw against Argentina Japan's quest to reach a third consecutive women's World Cup final began with a dull goalless draw as Argentina claimed their first-ever point at the tournament on Monday....
00:39, 06/11/2019

India Look To Begin World Cup With A Bang, Add To South Africa's Agony India plan to push South Africa towards elimination in Southampton by deploying a feared bowling line-up led by Jasprit Bumrah, the top-ranked ODI bowler in the world....
05:52, 06/04/2019

Andy Murray's comeback will begin at Fever Tree Championships Tennis star Andy Murray plans to play competitive tennis for the first time since January at the Fever-Tree Championships in London later this month....
04:00, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team appeared before a Canadian judge....
01:00, 06/07/2019

X1 Racing League Reveals Race Car; To Begin From October 2019 Xtreme 1 or X1 Racing League was first announced last year and is all set to begin the motorsport series by October 2019. The city-based championship in a first-of-its-kind format is the brainchild of......
10:13, 05/03/2019

Jury selection set to begin in high profile corruption case HONOLULU (AP) — Jury selection is expected to begin in a closely watched corruption scandal involving the highest levels of Honolulu law enforcement. Because of the intense publicity surrounding the case, 400 prospective jurors are needed for the ini...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Yankees' Judge, Stanton to begin Triple-A rehab stints New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge will begin a rehab stint at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Friday night as he continues his recovery from a strained left oblique....
22:26, 06/14/2019

‘Big 4’ leaders to begin talks with White House on budget deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy have agreed to begin negotiations on a two-year deal to lift stiff budget caps, according to multiple sources ...
18:39, 05/17/2019

Self-driving trucks begin delivering mail for US Postal Service The US Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight. San Diego-based st...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Mets acquire Indians’ Brooks Pounders as bullpen changes begin The Mets’ search for bullpen help continues. The team’s latest attempt was acquiring right-hander Brooks Pounders from the Indians for cash considerations, the Mets announced Saturday. The move came along with the team officially designating re...
23:13, 06/15/2019

Hearing To Begin For Officer In Eric Garner's "I Can't Breathe" Case The disciplinary trial of the New York City police officer who put Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in a fatal chokehold will begin on Monday, nearly five years after widely seen video of the death......
15:00, 05/13/2019

Uttar Pradesh Results Live Updates: Counting To Begin At 8 am After a marathon seven-phased polls, the time for the Lok Sabha election results 2019 has finally arrived. The counting for results 2019 will begin soon....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Crews to begin underground dump fire cleanup Saturday BELLA VISTA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say an environmental engineering firm is preparing to extinguish an underground dump fire that’s been burning since July at a former unlicensed northwest Arkansas dump. KFSM reports that crews ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

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

Coronation Rituals For Thailand King Maha Vajiralongkorn Begin The coronation ceremony for King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Rama X of Thailand, began Saturday in an elaborate show of pageantry, marked by Hindu and Buddhist ritual, two years after ascending the throne......
07:52, 05/04/2019

Parched India awaits monsoon rains as reservoirs begin to run dry Millions of Indians are desperately awaiting overdue monsoon rains as they struggle to secure drinking water amid a heat wave that is rapidly drying up reservoirs and sending temperatures soaring across the country....
22:39, 06/03/2019

With the 2020 Democratic Field Set, Candidates Begin the Races Within the Race The competitive lanes are set as candidates vie for black voters, women, younger voters — but they are fluid. One thing seems sure: Joseph R. Biden’s lead will be tested....
13:39, 05/27/2019

Bucks, Raptors to begin deciding Eastern Conference title There's a one-name superstar on either side: Giannis and Kawhi. There's a Milwaukee franchise that hasn't been to the NBA Finals in 45 years, opposite a Toronto franchise that has never been to the title round. The Bucks have a coach with an economic...
02:52, 05/15/2019

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

Tech-savvy Estonia sets example of online voting as EU elections begin Internet voting — or i-voting —has been available since 2005 in the nation that gave the world Skype, and the percentage of voters using the internet to cast ballots has increased with each election, reaching 44 per cent of voters in a national elect...
22:52, 05/20/2019

Election Results 2019 LIVE Updates: Counting Of Votes To Begin At 8 am Counting of votes for the mammoth election that began last month and ended last week will begin at 8 am. The seven-phase election, in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking a second term, saw......
04:00, 05/23/2019

5-Year BJP Rule Just A Trailer, Real Picture Yet To Begin: Nitin Gadkari The Bharatiya Janata Party's five-year rule was just a trailer, and the real picture is yet to emerge, said Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday....
08:00, 05/05/2019

India’s Marathon Election Ends With Vote Counting Set to Begin Thursday (KOLKATA, India) — Voting in India’s mammoth national election ended Sunday with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks, as exit polls predicted a victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s H...
06:39, 05/20/2019

Mueller’s statement increases pressure on Pelosi to begin Trump impeachment Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s public declaration Wednesday that his investigation could not clear President Trump of obstruction has triggered fresh calls in the Democratic Party for impeach......
22:00, 05/29/2019

Three days of ceremonies to begin for coronation of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn What Vajiralongkorn – also known as King Rama X– will do with the power and influence the venerated status confers is still not clear.        ...
14:26, 05/03/2019

Congress Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Counting Of Votes To Begin Soon The Indian National Congress in the 2014 general election won just 44 seats in the Lok Sabha as the BJP became the first party in decades to get a full majority. This year, the ruling BJP is confident......
04:00, 05/23/2019

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin BEIJING (AP) — Chinese exporters of all sorts of products, from power adapters and computers to vacuum cleaners, are anxiously hoping trade talks in Washington this week will yield a deal that might stave off higher U.S. tariffs on imports from China...
14:26, 05/09/2019

India election: counting to begin with Narendra Modi poised for victory The hugely popular BJP Hindu nationalist leader expected to have brushed aside economic woes to claim another term More than 600 million Indians will learn the outcome of the country’s six-week elections on Thursday, as results are released progressi...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Judiciary Committee lawmakers begin reviewing Mueller report evidence A small group of House Judiciary Committee members has traveled to the Justice Department to begin reviewing former special counsel Robert Mueller’s underlying evidence, according to multiple Democratic sources.The initial group of lawmakers includes...
00:39, 06/14/2019

Case Opened: Democrats Begin Public Airing Of Mueller Report In this June 5, 2019, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks at the Capitol in Washington. President Donald Trump says it’s “case closed,” but Democrats are just getting started with special counsel Robert Mueller. Hold...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transition to civilian leadership....
01:39, 05/29/2019

Liberals Begin Lining Up Young Judges for a Post-Trump Surge Liberal advocacy groups have a message for federal judges pondering retirement: Hold on until 2021. In the meantime, they have begun drawing up lists of possible replacements....
16:52, 06/08/2019

John Davidson is a Rangers lock, so let the Artemi Panarin frenzy begin Regarding the Rangers, into Day Three of this week’s organizational meetings pending the anticipated inauguration of John Davidson that most surely will be the biggest one ever: 1. JD: It has long been believed Davidson’s contract with Columbus inclu...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Trump Supporters Begin Construction Of Private US, Mexico Border Wall A US military veteran has launched construction on the first section of private border wall between the United States and Mexico, using money crowdsourced by supporters of President Donald Trump....
01:52, 05/29/2019

Test Flights Begin At New Chinese Mega Airport, Set To Be World's Busiest Chinese airlines conducted test flights on Monday at a new mega-airport in Beijing that is set to become one of the world's busiest after it opens later this year....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the death penalty....
15:39, 06/12/2019

Salvage crews begin lifting Hungarian boat sunk in Danube Salvage crews began raising the wreck of a Hungarian boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest last month, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew, Reuters TV reported from the scene on Tuesday....
08:26, 06/11/2019

Search Ops Begin As Foreign Climbers Go Missing On Way To Nanda Devi Peak An eight-member team of mountaineers, including seven foreign nationals, has gone missing on its way to Nanda Devi East peak in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district....
10:00, 06/01/2019

Trial Run Of Vande Bharat-Type Trains From Mumbai To Begin Next Week Buoyed by the success of the Vande Bharat Express between New Delhi and Varanasi, the Railways is planning to explore the possibility of running such semi-high speed trains between Mumbai to Pune,......
19:26, 06/05/2019

NYPD Officer Who Killed Eric Garner Set to Begin Trial Monday In 2014, Eric Garner lost his life at the hands of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo. Now, the officer will face trial that could lose him his job....
08:00, 05/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters begin rally demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and completely withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only suspended the bill and refused to apologize for promoting it....
10:52, 06/16/2019

Jets’ Le’Veon Bell-Adam Gase saga can officially begin Le’Veon Bell agreed to be a Jet a little after midnight on March 13. Nearly three months later, he will be on the field in a Jets uniform for the first time. Bell will practice with the Jets for the first time on Tuesday as the team opens its three-d...
05:52, 06/04/2019

Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight....
15:39, 05/21/2019

Hearings begin to halt dolphin hunting in notorious Japan village Court hearings began to stop dolphin hunting in a Japanese village on Friday, with plaintiffs saying the grisly annual hunts, made famous in an Oscar-winning documentary, violate animal protection laws due to their "extreme cruelty"....
12:52, 05/17/2019

As meetings begin and U.S. tariffs loom, Mexico hopes for migration deal Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as high-level talks were set to begin in Washington....
16:13, 06/03/2019

'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.        ...
18:26, 06/07/2019

Aspen Dental to offer veterans free care, sign ups begin Wednesday Getty Images TUCSON – Aspen Dental will open two of their Tucson locations on June 8 to provide free care for veterans. Veterans can start scheduling appointments starting Wednesday by calling 1-844-277-3646. An Aspen Dental representative will let v...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Trump's 25% China tariffs begin as trade talks between two nations continue Trump administration officials were expected to continue high-stakes trade talks with China on Friday, as higher tariffs kicked in.        ...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Narendra Modi to Begin Second Term as India’s Prime Minister in Grand Ceremony As the world watches to see how Mr. Modi uses his electoral landslide, a huge swearing-in ceremony, featuring about 8,000 guests, gives a first look....
13:39, 05/30/2019

Trump to begin nuclear bomb-reduction talks with Russia, maybe China, 'very shortly' President Trump said Friday that he expects to begin brokering a nuclear disarmament deal with Russia "very shortly," with a possible addition of China later....
01:26, 05/04/2019

Most Americans don’t want Congress to begin impeachment proceedings. But 70 percent of black voters disagree. The conclusions from the Mueller report confirm to black voters something many of them have believed about Trump since the day he launched his presidential campaign: He is unfit for the office....
01:00, 04/30/2019

China rages against Bolton meeting as anti-invasion drills begin in Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the island, after a highly unusual public meeting between top officials from the US and Taiwan....
09:13, 05/28/2019

ExxonMobil Employees Begin Evacuating an Iraqi Oil Field Amid U.S.-Iran Tensions (BAGHDAD) — Employees of energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday. The evacuation comes amid rising tensions be...
18:13, 05/18/2019

U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the United States, the agency said on Thursday....
18:52, 05/16/2019

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

With Insurance Bill Passage, House Democrats Begin Health Care Blitz The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health care bills coming....
03:13, 05/10/2019

Years after chokehold death, New York police officer's disciplinary trial to begin The disciplinary trial of the New York City police officer who put Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in a fatal chokehold will begin on Monday, nearly five years after widely seen video of the death sparked a national outcry about policing tactics....
12:39, 05/13/2019

Yemen's Houthis begin withdrawal from Hodeidah ports in boost to peace deal Yemen's Houthi movement on Saturday started withdrawing forces from Saleef port in Hodeidah under a U.N.-sponsored deal that had been stalled for months, a Reuters witness said, reviving hopes for peace efforts to end the four-year war....
16:00, 05/11/2019

Thousands begin gathering in Hong Kong for huge rally against extradition laws Thousands of people were gathering in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, with police bracing for the biggest march in the city in 15 years....
08:39, 06/09/2019

Catholic Church rejects transgender identity, calls gender change a 'trend' in statement LGBTQ Catholic groups denounced the document, stating that it "will increase alienation of LGBT people from the Church."        ...
22:13, 06/10/2019

Brazil Women 3-0 Jamaica Women Veteran Brazil striker Cristiane scores the first hat-trick of the 2019 Women's World Cup as Jamaica's debut at the tournament ends in defeat in Grenoble....
21:26, 06/09/2019

Adani Wins Final Approval To Begin Work On Australia Coal Mine Project The mining company is now expected to start construction at the site within days. The State Department of Environment and Science said in a statement that it has approved the most recent version of......
07:52, 06/13/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange's Expanded Trading Hours Initiative To Begin In Late September CHICAGO, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced that the first phase of its previously announced plans to expand CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) futures trading hours will begin in late September, with the...
08:26, 05/02/2019

Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an “unprecedented combination” of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting  the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s major new immunization campaign against cholera which began on...
17:39, 05/27/2019

Jane The Virgin signals it's time for the emotional warfare of its farewell season to begin in earnest Thus far in its final season, Jane The Virgin has been primarily concerned with obstacles and complications, but there is light on the horizon. Jane closed the book on her relationship with Michael after his return from the dead, even if Rafael remai...
07:00, 05/23/2019

Violent weather: Hail, winds, tornadoes begin hammering swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
12:00, 05/18/2019

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd set to begin appeal against conviction over death of Charlotte Brown Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd will today launch an appeal against his conviction over the death of a women who died during their date on the River Thames....
05:00, 06/13/2019

West Bengal Election Results 2019 Live Updates: Counting To Begin Shortly The crucial Lok Sabha election results will be announced today after a marathon seven-phased election. West Bengal is a crucial state in this election as it sends 42 lawmakers to the Lok Sabha. The......
04:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the United States, the agency said on Thursday....
19:39, 05/16/2019

For the Warriors, a Lack of Doubt Should Create Some Doubt This N.B.A. season has been treated as a foregone conclusion, but Golden State will not want to get too comfortable against Kawhi Leonard and his loaded Toronto Raptors....
14:39, 05/29/2019

Trade talks with China linger past Trump's midnight deadline as new tariffs set to begin Trump administration officials were expected to continue high-stakes trade talks with China on Friday with higher tariffs set to kick in.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Trade talks with China linger past Trump's midnight deadline as new tariffs begin Trump administration officials were expected to continue high-stakes trade talks with China on Friday, as higher tariffs kicked in.        ...
10:39, 05/10/2019

Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece rebukes Gillibrand on abortion: 'Civil rights begin in the womb' Dr. Alveda King, the niece of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., strongly rebuked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's, D-N.Y. comments comparing pro-life views to racism. ...
07:26, 06/13/2019

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

Businesses begin planning supply chain shake-ups in case Trump China tariffs stick Whether President Trump is bluffing or stating his honest opinion that he is comfortable with permanent tariffs on Chinese goods, businesses are increasingly deciding they need to start planning for the tariffs to be around for a long time....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Hundreds remember Katherine "Kate" Nixon as services begin for Virginia Beach shooting victims The service to remember Katherine "Kate" Nixon ushered in the next wave of grief for a city still reeling from the worst mass shooting of 2019.        ...
04:13, 06/07/2019

Paris Notre Dame cathedral rebuilding plans begin; fire-damaged landmark still attracts tourists Notre Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it did just before the flames appeared: a construction site. Rebuilding plans have begun and tourists visit.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Pope Francis changes Lord's Prayer: Head of Catholic church changes 'lead us not into temptation' line The translation of a line in the Lord's Prayer has been changed by The Pope after he signalled he was frustrated that it implies God might lead people into temptation....
10:26, 06/06/2019

Rachel Lindsay calls out 'Bachelorette' for lack of diversity: 'No one else looked liked me' Rachel Lindsay is calling out "The Bachelorette" for lacking diversity at the reunion special: "No one else looked like me."        ...
19:39, 05/01/2019

CBOE TO BEGIN PUBLISHING NEW CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX (VIX) TERM STRUCTURE DATA CHICAGO, March 28, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that beginning on Monday, March 31, 2008, the Exchange will be publishing CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Term Structure data.The information will be disseminated through...
08:00, 05/03/2019

CBOE and CFE to Begin Trading CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index (GVZ) Futures and Options CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced plans to launch futures and options on the CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index (Ticker - GVZ). Pending regulatory approval, CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will begin tr...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Sixth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks begin today: Taliban spokesman American and Taliban officials are meeting on Wednesday in Qatar to resume talks aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, a Taliban official said....
06:39, 05/01/2019

CBOE to Begin Publishing Values for CBOE VIX Tail Hedge Index CHICAGO, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today began publishing values for the CBOE VIX Tail Hedge Index(SM) (ticker symbol: VXTH(SM)), the latest addition to a suite of CBOE strategy indexes designed to manage...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Nepal To Begin Construction Of Railways Linking Nepal With India, China President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Friday said that Nepal is planning to start construction of railways linking Kathmandu with India and China within two years....
04:26, 05/04/2019

Greenpeace vessels begin pole-to-pole ocean journey - in pictures The Arctic Sunrise and the Esperanza, two Greenpeace vessels, are in Svalbard, Norway, on the first leg of a voyage from the Arctic to the Antarctic. Their mission is to highlight the threats facing the oceans and to campaign for a global treaty cove...
17:26, 06/07/2019

Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson given new boost with further endorsements as Tory MPs begin first round of voting EXCLUSIVE: Two centre ground Tories back leadership frontrunner Read live updates as Tory MPs go to the ballot box in first round of voting in Tory leadership contest...
12:00, 06/13/2019

CBOE to Begin Publishing Values for CBOE S&P 500 Skew Index CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Wednesday, February 23, the Exchange will begin publishing values for the CBOE S&P 500 Skew Index (ticker symbol: SKEW), a benchmark measure of th...
23:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE to Begin Overnight Dissemination of CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- The Chicago Board Options Exchange ® today announced that it plans to begin overnight dissemination of the CBOE Volatility Index ® in March. The CBOE VIX Index, widely considered to be the world's premier baromete...
03:13, 05/02/2019

Hundreds remember Katherine 'Kate' Nixon as services begin for Virginia Beach shooting victims The service to remember Katherine "Kate" Nixon ushered in the next wave of grief for a city still reeling from the worst mass shooting of 2019.        ...
09:39, 06/07/2019

10 of the most well known German heavyweights Tom Schwarz is a German heavyweight unfamiliar to most boxing fans. These 10 are far more established. The post 10 of the most well known German heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
21:13, 06/11/2019

Get to know the concept of the German Verein Sports clubs, charity organizations or groups sharing a hobby: These associations are all known as "Vereine" in Germany — and living in the country, it's a concept you are bound to quickly encounter....
03:39, 05/02/2019

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate change....
06:39, 05/25/2019

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for serious injuries....
20:39, 06/07/2019

A German village goes it alone on climate protection In Germany, villages and towns are leading the pack in the climate change fight. One motivated mayor has set up a store stocked with regional produce to help cut emissions. But going local isn't as easy as it sounds....
03:39, 05/02/2019

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
19:00, 06/14/2019

"Mistook Himself For God": German Nurse Who Killed Over 100 Hoegel injected patients with drugs that cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them and, when successful, shine as a saviour before his medical peers and......
13:52, 06/04/2019

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party An American art museum is demanding that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany stop using one of its paintings in a campaign poster for the European elections...
11:39, 04/30/2019

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full of “secret problems,” and one reader proposed a gre...
02:13, 05/22/2019

"Keep the peace": the appeal of a German veteran on eve of D-Day German veteran Paul Golz remembers the first Allied soldier he encountered shortly after the Normandy beach landings 75 years ago. The paratrooper was thirsty, scared - and ready to surrender....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Are German businesses ready to swallow a CO2 tax? Protecting the climate by charging firms for their CO2 production has had a rocky road. But now the German government seems to be backing just such a broad proposal. Businesses and consumers are in a holding pattern....
03:39, 05/02/2019

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution....
22:13, 05/23/2019

Consumers help German economy to rebound in Q1 BERLIN (AP) — Official figures show that the German economy returned to growth in the first quarter of 2019 on the back of solid consumer spending and a construction boom in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office reported Wedn...
11:39, 05/15/2019

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — Niels Högel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in br...
21:00, 06/06/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reported on Sunday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
18:13, 06/04/2019

HK leader protests over German asylum for dissidents HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has summoned the German consul to complain over Germany granting political asylum to a pair of Hong Kong political activists. Carrie Lam on Friday called the pair bail jumpers who were facing charges includin...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Cracks appear in German government over planned climate law BERLIN (AP) — Divisions between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appear to be widening over plans for an ambitious law to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Environment Minister Svenja Schulze of the center-left Social Democrats...
13:39, 05/13/2019

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
11:13, 05/31/2019

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing challenge overall....
09:26, 05/13/2019

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-da...
18:13, 06/09/2019

EU committee concerned about German treatment of Afghans The Council of Europe's anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany's treatment of Afghan migrants being deported back to their homelands after observing that one man's genitals were squeezed to "inflict severe pain to gain compliance."...
00:39, 05/09/2019

German man arrested in Denmark after bodies found Danish police have arrested a 19-year-old German man after two dead bodies were found in a burned-down house. The detention comes after a suspicious autopsy finding....
14:13, 05/31/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general's personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons....
03:26, 05/23/2019

German chipmaker Infineon to buy Cypress for $10 billion MADRID (AP) — German chipmaker Infineon is buying U.S.-based Cypress Semiconductor Corp. for more than $10 billion. Infineon will pay $23.85 for each outstanding share of Cypress in the deal, which is expected to close late this year or early in 2020...
15:13, 06/03/2019

German feminists call for end to 'luxury tax' for tampons Tampons and other feminine hygiene items are considered "luxury goods" by German tax officials. A group of feminists want to change that with a petition to the German parliament....
01:13, 05/04/2019

Swimmer says he drowned German shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale ...
02:26, 06/08/2019

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
07:00, 06/11/2019

The Latest: German ex-nurse convicted of murdering 85 BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the murder conviction of a German nurse (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A former nurse who liked to put patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them has been convicted of 85 c...
11:52, 06/06/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
02:26, 05/10/2019