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Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama'

Women can face jail sentences up to life in UK due to Victorian legislation, say campaignersAlabama’s near total ban on abortion mirrors the situation in one co...

Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama'

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

UK Backs Extending Gay Marriage, Abortion Rights To Northern Ireland Britain's House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland, unless devolved government is restored in Belfast by October 21....
01:52, 07/10/2019

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
00:00, 07/10/2019

MPs vote to extend abortion and same-sex marriage rights to Northern Ireland Westminster government has said it will honour both results despite ministerial doubtsMPs have voted resoundingly to extend both same-sex marriage and access to abortion to Northern Ireland, bringing the region into line with the rest of the UK on tw...
21:00, 07/09/2019

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

U.K. Lawmakers Just Voted to Back Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Access in Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted to extend same-sex marriage and access to abortions in Northern Ireland in a move that activists are celebrating after decades of campaigning. On Tuesday, U.K. Members of Parliament backed an amendment requiring the Briti...
21:39, 07/09/2019

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

Same-sex marriage and abortion votes 'breach Northern Ireland devolution', says DUP Votes by MPs to liberalise abortion law and legalise same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland breach the devolution settlement, the Democratic Unionist Party has said....
16:00, 07/10/2019

Thousands march in Northern Ireland for same sex marriage LONDON (AP) — Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region’s leaders permit same-sex marriage. The demonstrators in Belfast on Saturday want same-sex couples to be treated the same way in Northern Ireland as they are in ...
23:26, 05/18/2019

| McIlroy looks to end drought on Open's return to Northern Ireland The Open Championship returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years this week, giving Rory McIlroy the opportunity on home soil to end his five-year major drought....
09:26, 07/16/2019

UK lawmakers approve bid to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in Northern Ireland, if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government....
19:52, 07/09/2019

Northern Ireland police discover bomb under officer's car Police in Northern Ireland discovered a bomb under a police officer's car in Belfast on Saturday that they said was probably planted by militant nationalists intent on killing one of their officers had it not been detected in time....
23:52, 06/01/2019

McIlroy: Open's return to Northern Ireland 'bigger than me' Despite competing on home soil in Northern Ireland, Rory McIlroy said there's no added pressure to win this week's Open Championship at Royal Portrush....
04:13, 07/18/2019

Northern Ireland parties launch new bid to form government The leaders of Northern Ireland's main political parties met for talks on Tuesday in their first attempt in more than a year to restore the British region's devolved government, which has been frozen since early 2017....
18:39, 05/07/2019

Thousands March in Northern Ireland Demanding Same-Sex Marriage Equality (LONDON) — Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region’s leaders permit same-sex marriage. The demonstrators in Belfast on Saturday want same-sex couples to be treated the same way in Northern Ireland as they are ...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Police drop case against Northern Ireland documentary makers British police on Monday announced they had dropped their case against two Northern Ireland journalists whose arrest last year over the alleged theft of documents used in a documentary sparked condemnation from rights groups....
02:13, 06/04/2019

Things ‘Stopped Changing’: Why Conflict Still Flares in Northern Ireland The killing of a young journalist has brought renewed focus on the region’s paramilitary groups. But economic stagnation is as much a driver of violence as politics....
19:39, 04/30/2019

McIlroy sees Open as sign of Northern Ireland's progress For Rory McIlroy, Royal Portrush will always be the place where, at the age of 16, he broke the course record in stunning fashion, grabbing the attention of the golfing world....
15:26, 07/17/2019

Northern Ireland's DUP not seeking 'earth-shattering' changes to Brexit deal The Northern Irish party propping up Britain's minority government is not asking for changes to the Brexit divorce deal that will "fundamentally undermine" what has been proposed, one of its senior lawmakers said on Thursday....
22:13, 06/13/2019

Police investigating Northern Ireland journalist killing arrest four Police investigating last month's murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland arrested four people in Londonderry on Thursday under terrorist legislation, authorities said....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Opinion: The Open Championship at Portrush might be only thing Northern Ireland can agree on The Open Championship makes first appearance in Northern Ireland since 1951; the Troubles are in past, but province retains slightly sinister air.       ...
12:39, 07/16/2019

UK PM May to talk to Northern Ireland's Sinn Fein in coming days: spokeswoman British Prime Minister Theresa May will talk to Northern Ireland's Sinn Fein in the coming days about efforts to restore the region's devolved government, May's spokeswoman said on Friday....
13:00, 05/10/2019

4 men arrested in connection to killing of Northern Ireland reporter Lyra McKee Four men have been arrested under the Terrorism Act in connection with the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee, according to the Northern Ireland Police Service....
13:52, 05/09/2019

Northern Ireland official offended by royal portraits secretly paid $12K A senior Northern Ireland official was secretly paid $12,500 in compensation because he was offended by portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip that hung in his London workplace, according to reports. The miffed civil servant, Lee Hegarty, had...
00:52, 07/13/2019

Northern Ireland police arrest 4 in Lyra McKee murder probe LONDON (AP) — Police investigating the killing of journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead by paramilitary gunfire in Northern Ireland last month, have made four arrests. The Police Service of Northern Ireland says males aged 15, 18, 38 and 51 were a...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Clarke to start as Open makes emotional return to Northern Ireland Home favorite Darren Clarke will hit the first tee shot at the Open Championship on Thursday when the tournament returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years....
00:52, 07/16/2019

'Game of Thrones' prequel pilot begins filming in Northern Ireland As fans are still reeling from the finale of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” the network has quietly begun production on the first prequel series set in the world of Westeros. ...
17:52, 06/19/2019

Euro 2020 roundup: Turkey shock France, Northern Ireland comeback win Artem Dzyuba scores four goals in record Russia winGermany, Belgium and Italy all cruise to victoryWorld champions France slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat in Turkey as their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign suffered a blow. Didier Deschamps was scathing ab...
07:00, 06/09/2019

Britain and Ireland will work to end Northern Irish vacuum in weeks not months: Coveney Ireland and Britain will work with Northern Irish parties to try to restore a devolved government in the province within weeks rather than months, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said....
10:39, 05/10/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the s...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen in states like New York, and exaggerated the extent of the proposed measures....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US....
04:00, 05/15/2019

'It's surreal': Rory McIlroy sees Open at Portrush as sign of Northern Ireland's progress – video Rory McIlroy has said he does not see himself as 'that centre of attention' despite rocketing expectations that the Northern Irishman could secure a home win at the Open this week.The four-time major winner was born and raised 65 miles away in Holywo...
18:52, 07/17/2019

Germany crush Estonia 8-0, Northern Ireland earn late win: Euro 2020 qualfying round-up "Germany scored five times in 27 minutes in the first half to crush Estonia 8-0 on Tuesday and make it three wins in three Euro 2020 Group C qualifiers."...
23:39, 06/11/2019

Germany crush Estonia 8-0, Northern Ireland earn late win: Euro 2020 qualifying round-up "Germany scored five times in 27 minutes in the first half to crush Estonia 8-0 on Tuesday and make it three wins in three Euro 2020 Group C qualifiers."...
13:52, 06/12/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to organizations that either fund abortions or help elect pro-choice candidates....
03:13, 05/16/2019

Darren Clarke, Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell: Bringing the Claret Jug back to Northern Ireland and Portrush On Thursday morning, at exactly 6.35am, the moment almost all of Ireland has been dreaming of for 68 years will become a reality when the Open Championship gets underway at Royal Portrush....
13:39, 07/17/2019

Lyra McKee's partner joins thousands in rally to demand equal marriage rights in Northern Ireland The partner of murdered journalist Lyra McKee has joined thousands to line the streets of Belfast to challenge the UK government on same-sex marriage laws....
23:52, 05/18/2019

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face Brexit questions in Northern Ireland hustings Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face further questions about their Brexit plans at a hustings in Northern Ireland as the race to Number 10 continues....
03:00, 07/02/2019

The Alabama Abortion Bill: Here’s What Comes Next The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come from the federal courts....
23:13, 05/15/2019

McCarthy: Alabama abortion law 'goes further than I believe' The top Republican in the House said Thursday that he believes Alabama’s new restrictive abortion law — the strictest in the nation — goes too far.“It goes further than I believe, yes,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters during a ne...
22:52, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law? What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
17:26, 05/15/2019

What to know about Alabama's proposed abortion ban The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest before the vote....
10:26, 05/01/2019

| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to make their opinions known....
17:13, 05/17/2019

Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “extreme” and said the state has “gone too far.”...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to terminate h...
05:52, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
20:13, 05/16/2019

Alabama 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' abortion bill, Pat Robertson says Pat Robertson, televangelist and Christian fundamentalist who has long opposed abortion rights says the new anti-abortion bill in Alabama is too “extreme.”...
01:26, 05/16/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
07:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the right to an abortion. When signing the measure Wednesday, Alabama G...
07:52, 05/17/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" on the show....
03:26, 05/20/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to ban all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives challenging the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman's rig...
00:39, 05/16/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. AP's Mark Sherman looks at its chances of reaching the C...
00:00, 05/16/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conservatives....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

The frontline of the abortion battle isn’t in Alabama, it’s online As the legislative noose draws tighter around women’s necks, it’s centuries-old technology, or modern adaptation of it anyway, that could provide some much-needed breathing room. After Louisiana and Georgia recently joined the ranks of states passing...
03:39, 06/07/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Different Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions which will surely hit black communities the hardest....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally on the ban. Se...
06:39, 05/21/2019

These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Legislation makes abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, with the only exception for a serious threat to the health of the womanAlabama’s new law mandating an almost blanket ban on abortion, the strictest in the United States, was passed by this...
08:00, 05/15/2019

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy, leaving them scattered and mostly mute.Before Alabama passed its law, Republicans had made clear t...
12:39, 05/29/2019

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far President Trump and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said they favor exceptions to strict abortion bans recently passed by several states in an effort to get the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark case of Roe v. Wade....
01:00, 05/20/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in priso...
19:26, 05/24/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions.        ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Alabama House approves near total ban on abortion If it passes the Senate and is signed by Gov. Kay Ivey, the measure would be one of the most sweeping abortion restrictions in the nation.        ...
02:26, 05/01/2019

Alabama House overwhelmingly approves abortion ban The Alabama House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to outlaw almost all abortions in the state as conservatives took aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide....
08:13, 05/01/2019

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting abortion at any point during pregnancy in the state of Alabama. "I don't support the Alabama law," the Utah Republican and former GOP nominee for president in 2012 ...
17:26, 05/19/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the procedure....
06:26, 05/17/2019

Abortion opponents savor victory in Alabama rally MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortion opponents held a rally at the Alabama Capitol, savoring victory after the state’s governor signed the nation’s most stringent abortion ban into law last week. Kristan Hawkins of Students for Life of Americ...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for a condemned inmate says he hoped Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey might block his client’s execution after she talked about her pro-life beliefs in signing a bill to virtually outlaw abortion in the state. It wasn’t ...
18:26, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Alabama Gov. Ivey reviewing abortion ban bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is not saying whether she intends to sign a proposed abortion ban into law. Ivey told reporters Wednesday that she will review the legislation approv...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for the US Supreme Court. Gov. Kay Ivey said the Alabama Human Life Protection Act “stands as a power...
00:52, 05/16/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based companies due to the state’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban. In a Facebook post Thursday, Compt...
13:13, 05/17/2019

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

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
21:52, 05/23/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states are seeking to overturn the landmark abortion ruling Roe vs. Wade....
07:52, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventually land before the Supreme Court....
19:39, 05/24/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' latest challenge to the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to te...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest....
14:52, 05/14/2019

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

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with lif...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, calling the first son “retarded” and saying he should have been aborted. “He’s evidently retarde...
06:00, 05/03/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Shepherd was 17 and had just graduated high school when, a decade ago, she had an abortion at a clinic...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up to 99 years. Though exceptions are made if the mother’s health is at risk, there are none for those...
00:52, 05/17/2019

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

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:00, 05/15/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw almost all abortions....
23:26, 05/15/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passed the same bill yesterday, and Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it. Most provisions wouldn’t take...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders usually know to keep to themselves....
08:00, 05/05/2019

SCOTUS won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion method The Supreme Court decided Friday it will not revive Alabama's attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. (June 28)        ...
23:00, 06/28/2019

University of Alabama rejects $26M gift after abortion flap The University of Alabama board of trustees is expected to vote Friday on returning $21.5 million to a top donor who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state's new abortion ban....
22:26, 06/07/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chanted “My body, my choice!” and “vote them out!” as they rallied Sunday evening,...
03:13, 05/20/2019

25 men voted to ban abortion in Alabama. Do they reflect the rest of America? States are passing strict abortion laws and 'heartbeat' bans, but polling shows most Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases.        ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban heads toward committee vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attempt to outlaw abortion in Alabama is headed to a committee vote in the Alabama Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote Wednesday morning on the bill following a public hearing. The bill would make it a felony t...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill Tuesday to outlaw abortion, making it a crime to perform the procedure at any...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body' On the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its Season 44 finale....
21:39, 05/19/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison....
04:39, 05/15/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States....
00:52, 05/18/2019

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

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban nears final vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers could soon approve a near total ban on abortion. The Alabama Senate on Thursday will debate the bill to make it a felony to perform an abortion at any stage of pregnancy. Emboldened by conservative additions ...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
22:13, 05/14/2019

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Bid to Revive Alabama Abortion Ban The Supreme Court declined to revive an Alabama law that would have banned a method used in 99 percent of abortions performed in the state after 15 weeks....
19:26, 06/28/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama's abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. 'This bill is about control,' the state sena...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, prompting an outcry from abortion rights activists across the country and setting up a challenge to Roe v. W...
03:13, 05/16/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a vote that even Democrats recognized as inevitable, the state has gone ahead and passed it. If signed...
07:39, 05/15/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said....
17:39, 05/15/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear Alabama abortion case The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday not to get involved in a controversial abortion case in Alabama, in which the state tried to ban what they call "dismemberment abortions."...
23:00, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
17:39, 06/28/2019

Alabama passes nation's strictest abortion ban – live updates Bill part of wave of legislation from Republican-led statesAnti-abortion campaigners hope to challenge Roe v WadeSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.09pm BST Nine more US states are considering anti-abortion legislation similar to ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Opponents Of Alabama Anti-Abortion Bill Protest MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 6:45 p.m. About 50 opponents of a bill that would severely restrict abortion in Alabama are demonstrating outside the Statehouse as legislat...
02:52, 05/15/2019

US Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The US Supreme Court has sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
21:00, 06/28/2019

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to pass in a roll-call vote. Alabama’s Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw a...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Supreme Court justices won't revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure The Supreme Court won't revive Alabama's ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower courts....
16:39, 06/28/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constitutional right to abortion....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought to restrict abortion in a bid to overturn Roe vs. Wade....
11:26, 05/15/2019

Planned Parenthood readies challenge to near-total abortion ban in Alabama Planned Parenthood president says near-total ban "will cost women's lives;" Ivey mum on whether she will sign it        ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential ...
15:52, 05/14/2019

Where does Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey stand on abortion, adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
08:13, 05/16/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsAs strict anti-abortion laws spread across the US, pro-choice Americans are organizing on multiple fronts to protect women’...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made about the inconsistencies and hypocrisies of Alabama’s 25 white male lawmakers who passed the anti-...
09:39, 05/17/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving world of romantic fiction and it quickly becomes clear that very few of the fictional couples enjoyi...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies “born alive” after an attempted abortion. Representatives voted 66-18 for the bill Tuesd...
08:13, 05/22/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to pass a bill virtually banning abortion entirely. On Thursday, their attempts to make the bill even m...
00:00, 05/10/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the latest in US politics – liveCivil rights groups have filed a lawsuit to stop Alabama from implementing a ...
22:39, 05/24/2019

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

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can't do with my body," Jones exclaimed on the May 18 episode of SNL....
22:52, 05/19/2019

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

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writing how she founded the movement in Selma, Alabama...
03:39, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's passage of the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation, signed Wednesday by Republican ...
19:39, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
19:00, 05/16/2019

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

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

Judge Napolitano: Alabama's restrictive abortion law will go to Supreme Court Fox News' senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano referred to Alabama's recent ruling on abortion "the most extreme pro-life legislation in the country," and argued that it was written with the intention of going to the Supreme Court....
16:39, 05/16/2019

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a near-total ban on abortion in the state....
15:13, 05/22/2019

Why the senators’ race matters in reporting the Alabama abortion ban | Paul Chadwick Readers argued it was wrong to highlight that white men voted in the measure. But lack of representation is central to the storyWhy, demanded several readers, does this headline refer to race: “These 25 Republicans – all white men – just voted to ban...
00:13, 05/20/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night posts on Twitter, has outlined a less restrictive view of abortion than that just passed by Alabama’...
08:00, 05/19/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The president has been clear since the last campaign he’s for exceptions for rape and incest and life of the mo...
01:00, 05/19/2019

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist’s $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he called on students to boycott the institution over the state’s restrictive new abortion ban. Hugh F...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one of the nation's most restrictive on the procedure....
16:52, 05/15/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
01:26, 05/21/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama newspapers devoted their Sunday editions to letters from women across the state, offering an expansiv...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial abortion law, which all but outlaws the procedure....
05:39, 05/24/2019

Behar pushes forced vasectomies for Alabama lawmakers who supported abortion ban "View" host Joy Behar suggested on Wednesday that Alabama lawmakers should be forced to undergo vasectomies after voting for the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation....
19:39, 05/15/2019

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump Jr. "retarded or crazy" during a debate earlier this month on the state’s controversial abortion ban....
23:13, 05/23/2019

Alabama Dem attacks Trump Jr. with slur after abortion comments spark outcry The Democrat from Alabama who sparked outrage with his remarks defending abortion attacked Donald Trump Jr. saying he's "proof" that mothers should have the right to abort their children. ...
04:52, 05/03/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.        ...
04:26, 05/15/2019

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
10:00, 05/16/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a near-total ban on abortion is set to rage for months...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregnated by rape and incest to have a legal abortion....
20:00, 05/09/2019

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

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Planned Parenthood building large women's clinic in Alabama despite abortion law Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight against its opening. ...
05:52, 06/16/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fellow football professionals to speak out against the abortion bill passed in Alabama, in the US, thi...
17:52, 05/18/2019

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions except in cases of “serious” health risk to the mother, saying the law is patently unconstitutional....
02:00, 05/25/2019

Kamala Harris: Alabama anti-abortion law supporters 'couldn't care less' about babies SAN FRANCISCO — Alabama lawmakers who pushed the state's strict anti-abortion measure don't really care about the children they claim to be protecting, said Kamala Harris....
17:39, 06/01/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 years of federal abortion protection under Roe v. Wade. The bill would make it a felony for a doctor ...
15:26, 05/15/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to criticism that had been leveled at him by Donald Trump Jr. by saying that “His mother should’ve aborted h...
02:39, 05/03/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition on such measures can withstand the addition of conservative Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law: Lady Gaga joins stars condemning near-total ban on procedure Lady Gaga has joined the list of celebrities condemning Alabama's strict abortion law which bans the procedure in almost all cases, including rape and incest....
15:00, 05/16/2019

#YouKnowMe: Keke Palmer Shares Her Story in Response to Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Acclaimed actress Keke Palmer shared her personal experience with abortion in response to the #YouKnowMe thread begun on Twitter by actress and talk show host Busy Philips in response to Alabama’s regressive abortion law, outlawing the procedure in a...
07:52, 05/21/2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive abortion law in the US. Where does she stand on adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh filling retired Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat....
03:13, 05/18/2019

He told students to protest Alabama's abortion ban. The University returned his $21.5M gift. The University of Alabama may return a philanthropist's donation after he called on students to protest the state's abortion ban.        ...
19:26, 06/07/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all abortions in the state illegal and make performing one a felony....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Ireland votes to ease divorce laws, back united Ireland Exit polls have indicated a large majority in favor of easing restrictions on divorce, more than 20 years after it was first permitted. There was also a majority for a united Ireland....
05:13, 05/26/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
17:39, 05/24/2019

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a war on American women.On Tuesday night, Alabama voted to outlaw abortion entirely. Doctors who perfor...
16:13, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. The justices on Friday rejected the state’s a...
23:52, 06/28/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exemptions for cases of rape and incest, saying those praising the law would react differently if it invol...
22:26, 05/17/2019

Alabama mega donor blames governor after university returns $21.5M amid abortion law dispute Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. is blaming Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for having a role in the university's decision to return $21.5 million in donations.        ...
04:52, 06/09/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made by a Democratic lawmaker in Alabama. ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

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

Another wildfire in northern Alberta puts County of Northern Lights on evacuation alert Extremely dry conditions, winds and the advancement of the Notikewin Wildfire lead to residents of another part of northern Alberta being put on evacuation alert Tuesday evening....
01:39, 05/29/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controversial bill that bans most abortions in the state....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Pot-smoking parents are harsher with discipline: study Pot-smoking parents are such a buzzkill. Smoking weed doesn’t make parents more chill when it comes to discipline — it actually makes them more likely to punish their kids, a new study has found. The study of 3000 California parents found that ...
05:00, 07/18/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed a bill poised to punish doctors who perform abortions at any stage. Abortion-rights activists are n...
05:13, 05/16/2019

Poland's Kaczynski promises harsher sentences for child abuse The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party promised harsher sentences for child abuse on Sunday, as the release of a documentary about pedophile priests created a fresh battleground in an election campaign marked by debate on religion and sexua...
20:26, 05/12/2019

Ducey signs new law that will create harsher punishments for animal abusers PHOENIX (KPNX) – Anyone accused of abusing a domestic animal in the state of Arizona will now face more severe penalties if convicted. Gov. Doug Ducey recently signed HB2671 into law which he says strengthens punishments for animal abusers. ...
06:52, 05/14/2019

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest.        ...
16:52, 05/20/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his state, saying that "some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later."...
04:26, 05/02/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.        ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

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

Rape victim who had illegal abortion at age 13 calls Alabama's law 'an abomination' At 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure.        ...
14:52, 05/16/2019

Prosecutor drops charges against Alabama mother who lost pregnancy when shot in Alabama An Alabama district attorney announced Wednesday that she will not pursue manslaughter charges against a woman who was indicted after she lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight....
05:26, 07/04/2019

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion law 'has gone too far,' is 'ill-considered' Longtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama's near-total abortion ban that is now the nation's most restrictive.        ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement comes amid a battle over abortion rights in the United...
18:39, 05/29/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
02:39, 05/22/2019

North Dakota’s abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion....
22:26, 06/25/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the grounds that they interfere with doctors' free-speech rights....
07:39, 06/26/2019

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception services too...
13:52, 06/28/2019

Ireland’s big five adventure challenge Beyond the blarney of the Kerry tourist trail, the Reeks District is pitching itself as the country’s adventure playground, with five outdoor activities on offerHalfway through cycling the Ring of the Reeks in Kerry, I realise I am going to make it. ...
11:39, 06/18/2019

Voting in Ireland kicks off Day 2 of EU elections BRUSSELS (AP) — Ireland is going to the polls to kick off the second day of European Union elections which have already caused a stir in the Netherlands. According to a surprise Ipsos exit forecast late Thursday, the Dutch Labor Party of European Com...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Trump Is to Visit Ireland in June The president will meet with Prime Minister Leo Varadkar during an overnight stay wedged between a state visit to Britain and a D-Day commemoration in France....
12:39, 05/22/2019

Ireland v England: one-day international – live! Live updates from the one-off ODI in MalahideMorgan reveals senior players sealed Hales’s removalYou can email John here, or tweet him here 10.40am BST Here’s a rather lovely email from Harkarn Sumal:Morning John, morning everyone.Ten degrees, a stif...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Trump: Brexit would be ‘very good’ for Ireland President Trump, saying he was “honored” to be in Ireland, predicted on Wednesday that Brexit would be “very good” for the country, even though it is a European Union member. He praised Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and said the US-Irish relationship i...
16:26, 06/06/2019

| Windies set record ODI opening stand against Ireland West Indies openers John Campbell and Shai Hope shattered the record for the highest first-wicket partnership in a one-day international with a stand of 365 against Ireland....
22:26, 05/05/2019

Can we trust Ireland to enforce GDPR on big tech? GDPR is complicated business; even people like me who try to keep up with all its developments struggle to understand this mammoth set of European regulations and its effects. I believe one of the main reasons for that is we’ve yet to see a proper GD...
14:00, 04/30/2019

| SA-born Kleyn gets Ireland RWC squad call-up South African-born lock Jean Kleyn has been included in Ireland’s 44-man training squad in preparation for the Rugby World Cup in Japan later this year....
22:26, 05/28/2019

N. Ireland: 2 charged over riot where journalist was killed LONDON (AP) — Two men have appeared in court charged with rioting in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, on the night journalist Lyra McKee was shot and killed. Prosecutors allege Paul McIntyre and Christopher Gillen are connected to the dissident paramil...
17:13, 05/11/2019

Decades-old Ireland murder may be prosecuted in France Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest work....
08:39, 05/27/2019

Two boys, 14, convicted of classmate's murder in Ireland Victim Ana Kriégel was lured from her home, beaten and sexually assaulted in May 2018Two 14-year-old boys have been found guilty of murdering a female classmate who was lured to an abandoned house, savagely beaten and sexually assaulted in a case tha...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Big Tech fears US regulation, but it may be Ireland that should scare them Ireland has become the main regulator enforcing rules on how big tech companies collect and process user data under Europe's privacy law called GDPR....
12:39, 06/20/2019

Brexit: Irish PM says no backstop as bad for Ireland as no deal A Brexit deal without the Northern Ireland "backstop" clause is as much a threat to Ireland as a no-deal Brexit, Ireland's prime minister said on Saturday, adding that the European Union would not allow the clause to be dropped....
14:00, 06/15/2019

Social network LinkedIn to add 800 jobs in Ireland Microsoft's Linkedin, a social network for professionals, on Thursday said it would add 800 new jobs to its European headquaters in Dublin, the latest technology company to boost its presence in Ireland....
13:00, 06/20/2019

Trump arrives in Ireland for low-key first presidential visit Donald Trump arrived in Ireland for the first time as U.S. President on Wednesday for a low-key stop-off at one of his golf resorts and a meeting with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar....
18:00, 06/05/2019

| Ireland's Sam Bennett storms Criterium sprint Irish speed king Sam Bennett left rivals reeling, timing his mass bunch sprint effort to perfection to win the third stage of the Criterium du Dauphine....
00:26, 06/12/2019

Best places to see the northern (and southern) lights If seeing the aurora borealis or aurora australis is on your bucket list, some careful planning will increase your odds. Here’s what you need to know.        ...
16:52, 04/30/2019

Missile explodes over northern Cyprus A suspected Russian-made missile has exploded over northern Cyprus, in an incident which officials believe is linked to military operations in Syria....
10:00, 07/02/2019

GoFundMe for a toilet in northern Saskatchewan Churchill River Canoe Outfitters runs camping trips in northern Saskatchewan and it's organized a GoFundMe page for a composting toilet for Barker Island....
03:13, 07/11/2019

The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) In LEX 18 News-Sunrise Weekend this morning, we had a story about “Borealis” the new polar bear cub at The Toledo Zoo, in Ohio. “Borealis” or “Bo” (for short) was named for the Aurora Borealis, more commonly known as “the northern lights.” So, why no...
16:00, 05/11/2019

5 dead from storms on northern Greece Powerful storms have raged over Greece’s northern Halkidiki region, leaving at least five people dead and 20 injured as trees and electricity pylons toppled...
03:00, 07/11/2019

Stalemate at Stormont to hit milestone as N Ireland prepares for The Open Next week marks two-and-a-half years since Northern Ireland's power-sharing government collapsed - and politicians are still struggling to restore it....
11:39, 07/07/2019

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

| Stirling century can't stop Bangladesh beating Ireland Paul Stirling's century was insufficent to prevent Bangladesh beating Ireland in a triangular series ODI with Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das starring for the visitors....
23:13, 05/15/2019

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

Rockall dispute: Scotland warns Ireland over fishing Scotland says it plans to take "enforcement action" against Irish vessels operating around the uninhabitable Rockall islet. Dublin doesn't recognize Britain's sovereignty of the rock but has never claimed it for itself....
20:39, 06/08/2019

U.S. President Trump leaves Ireland to end European trip U.S. President Donald Trump left Ireland on Friday to return to Washington following a five-day trip to Europe that also included a state visit to Britain and a stop in France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day operation....
17:13, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Ireland’s Varadkar cool on Brexit extension LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar says European Union countries are losing patience with Britain and are hostile to extending the Brexit deadline beyond Oct 31. Varadkar told reporters t...
16:39, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Trump: Ireland shares US concerns about Huawei President Donald Trump says Ireland shares US concerns that allowing China’s Huawei Technologies to help build communications networks poses risks to global security...
19:39, 06/05/2019

Germany says it will stand in 'full solidarity' with Ireland over Brexit German president echoes Angela Merkel in saying the backstop will not be revisitedGermany will stand fully in “solidarity” with Ireland over Brexit, the country’s president has said, and look to “underpin rather than undermine” the peace process that...
16:52, 07/04/2019

Ireland considering port checks on whole island in no-deal Brexit Ireland is exploring the idea of checking live animals and animal products from Britain as they arrive at ports on the whole island of Ireland if there is a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday....
16:52, 07/12/2019

Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Ease Divorce Restrictions With the change approved by 82 percent of voters, the country is taking another step toward liberalizing a Constitution dominated by the teachings of the Catholic Church....
14:26, 05/26/2019

'Ireland is changing': booze-free bar opens in Dublin The Virgin Mary will only sell alcohol-free beer, wine and cocktails The Irish writer Brendan Behan made a famous declaration that he drank only on two occasions. “When I’m thirsty and when I’m not.” Many compatriots adopted the quip as a defiant mot...
10:52, 05/08/2019

| Archer debut confirmed as England bowl against Ireland Jofra Archer was given an early chance to impress on his England debut after captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field in their ODI against Ireland in Dublin....
15:52, 05/03/2019

Ireland does not confirm reports of Trump visit in June Ireland said on Wednesday it had not received formal notification from the United States of plans for a visit by Donald Trump, after media reported that the president would visit in June....
19:26, 05/15/2019

UK and Ireland agree on residency for citizens post-Brexit LONDON (AP) — Britain and Ireland have agreed their citizens will still be able to live and work freely in both countries after Brexit. The two governments signed a deal Wednesday to continue the U.K.-Ireland common travel area regardless of what the...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Ireland says too late to tweak controversial Brexit backstop It is too late to tweak the Irish "backstop" mechanism in Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, a senior Irish minister said on Wednesday after several candidates to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May said it must be changed....
19:13, 05/29/2019

Ireland will need no-deal Brexit checks, just not at border: minister Ireland will prevent physical checks and infrastructure along its border with British-run Northern Ireland in a no-deal Brexit but will need to take "some action somewhere" to protect the EU single market, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesd...
19:52, 07/09/2019

| McIlroy wants to golf for Ireland in 2020 Tokyo Olympics Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy said on Tuesday he wants to play for Ireland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, thrilled at the chance to fulfill a boyhood dream....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Ireland is soliciting New Yorkers to live on this stunning island A small island off the northwest coast of Ireland has launched an unusual campaign to lure new residents there to bolster its population and make its community “sustainable.” Arranmore Island — an eight-square-mile landmass with a population of some ...
22:39, 06/14/2019

US anti-LGBT pastor banned from visiting Ireland A US preacher who critics call a "Holocaust-denier, Islamophobe and anti-LGBT+ extremist" has become the first person banned from visiting Ireland under exclusion powers....
01:13, 05/14/2019

McIlroy chooses Ireland over Britain for Olympic golf Rory McIlroy is "most likely" to play next year's Olympic golf in Tokyo and would represent Ireland rather than Britain, the Northern Irishman said on Tuesday....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump marks D-Day anniversary before trip to Ireland President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and the leaders of other allied nations at Britain's Portsmouth Naval Base on Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Several killed in heavy storms in northern Greece At least six people have been killed and dozens more have been injured after tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit the Halkidiki peninsula. The victims, including two children, were tourists visiting Greece....
06:52, 07/11/2019

Newborn boy rescued from Northern California dumpster STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say good Samaritans have rescued a newborn baby from inside a Northern California dumpster in scorching heat. Authorities say the baby was found wrapped in a plastic bag shortly before noon Tuesday in the city of S...
05:52, 06/12/2019

Northern China damaged by rare tornado A rare tornado swept through a northern Chinese province on July 3. The storm caused damage to homes, cars and downed power lines.        ...
16:00, 07/05/2019

Armed group kills 11 in a bar in northern Brazil An armed group entered a bar in the Brazilian northern city of Belem on Sunday and fired at patrons, killing 11 people and leaving one wounded, according to local media reports....
05:39, 05/20/2019

Russian missile explodes over northern Cyprus The leaders of the breakaway Turkish-controlled region of Cyprus said an overnight explosion appears to have been Russian in origin. One official said it most likely "fell" out of the sky on its way to another country....
12:39, 07/01/2019

Search for private plane in northern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities are searching for a private executive jet that never arrived to its destination in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey. A spokesman for the state of Coahuila confirmed the search Monday. The jet left Las Vegas Sunday...
20:39, 05/06/2019

Severe weather rips through northern Indiana Northern Indiana experienced damage due to severe weather that swept through on Monday. Trees and power lines were both brought down by the storm.        ...
20:13, 06/24/2019

'Enough is enough': Mayors say Northern Rail should lose franchise The mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool have joined forces to call for Northern Rail to be stripped of its franchise and taken over by the government as soon as possible....
15:26, 05/29/2019

Zookeeper attacked by lions in northern Germany BERLIN (AP) — Police say two male lions have attacked and seriously injured a keeper at a zoo in northern Germany. The dpa news agency quoted a spokesman for police in Walsrode, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Hamburg, as saying the experienc...
16:39, 05/04/2019

Violent Thunderstorms Kill at Least 7 in Northern Greece Six foreigners were said to be among the dead after intense wind and rain hit the Halkidiki region. More than 100 others were injured, officials said....
18:39, 07/11/2019

PMQs: Sherriff and May on railways in northern England A Yorkshire MP tells the prime minister her constituents can't decide which is delayed most - the Northern Powerhouse, promised by the government, or their next train....
22:13, 07/17/2019

Intense heat wave to hit northern Europe Record temperatures are predicted in northern Europe this week, with authorities in France and Germany on alert. Experts have said heat waves are on the increase worldwide, calling it further evidence of climate change....
06:26, 06/25/2019

$1,000,000 Powerball winner sold in Northern Kentucky FLORENCE, Ky. (LEX 18) – One Florence retailer is celebrating after selling a $1,000,000 Powerball ticket for last night’s drawing. The winning numbers were: 1-5-16-22-54 and the Powerball was 24.  The winner matched the first five numbers but ...
16:26, 06/27/2019

Tainted liquor kills 6 in northern India LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say at least six villagers have died after drinking tainted liquor in northern India. Police officer Ajay Sahni says the deceased bought the liquor from a shop in in Barabanki district in Uttar Pradesh state on Monday nig...
12:52, 05/28/2019

Amazon posted its first jobs for HQ2 in northern Virginia Amazon posted the first jobs for its second headquarters, or HQ2, in northern Virginia, with a plan to create 400 openings in 2019.        ...
16:13, 04/30/2019

Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported....
13:00, 05/26/2019

Trump's Golf Trip to Ireland Cost You an Extra $3.6 Million You can approach this story either by wondering about your return on investment, or as a citizen whose tax dollars are being spent so that Donald Trump can play golf and promote his own businesses. Take your pick....
00:13, 06/09/2019

French court sentences Briton in absentia for murder in Ireland A French court on Friday sentenced a British journalist in absentia to 25 years in jail for the murder of a French film producer in Ireland 22 years ago, and issued a new European arrest warrant to try to press Ireland to extradite him....
23:39, 05/31/2019

Ireland’s prime minister welcomes protests during Trump visit Ireland’s prime minister said President Trump will be welcomed to his country during his visit next month – but that protest is not only allowed, it is “welcome.” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was asked by reporters during an event in Dublin on Thursd...
19:26, 05/17/2019

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
19:13, 05/15/2019

'Instant calm to the soul': the magic of Cape Clear, Ireland Whether in search of peace, or adventure, this tiny County Cork island is a haven for escapistsCape Clear, Ireland’s most southerly island, has been my getaway for almost 30 years. It is the place where I forget which day of the week it is. It’s wher...
08:13, 05/19/2019

Hot tubs, saunas and seaweed soaks on Ireland’s west coast Sea swimming has become a big thing on Ireland’s wild Atlantic coast, as have fun and creative methods of warming up after a bracing dipIreland has some extraordinarily beautiful beaches: Derrynane in Kerry and Connemara’s Glassilaun easily hold thei...
11:00, 05/15/2019

Mysterious Megalithic Monument Found at Carrowmore is Unlike Anything Seen in Ireland In Ireland, archaeologists have found a remarkable monument in the heart of the extensive Stone Age complex of Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery in Sligo.  ...
20:26, 06/15/2019

Grace O’Malley, the 16th Century Pirate Queen of Ireland Grace O'Malley was Queen of Umaill, chieftain of the O Maille clan, a rebel, seafarer, and fearless leader who challenged the turbulent politics of 16th century England and Ireland. While Irish legends have immortalized Grace as a courageous woman wh...
03:39, 06/01/2019

Home Secretary Sajid Javid: 'Ireland is key... I would renegotiate the backstop' The home secretary, Sajid Javid, insists that it is possible to renegotiate the UK's withdrawal agreement with the EU and, in particular, the Northern Irish backstop....
15:00, 06/02/2019

LinkedIn jobs boost caps record FDI period for Ireland Microsoft's LinkedIn on Thursday said it would add 800 new roles to its European headquarters in Dublin, the latest major jobs announcement that capped off a record six months for foreign direct investment (FDI) into Ireland....
16:39, 06/20/2019

The wrong kind of trees: Ireland's afforestation meets resistance Residents and campaigners say fast-growing Sitka spruces are spoiling the landscapeIreland is ramping up its response to the climate crisis by planting forests – lots of forests. East, west, north, south, the plan is to plant forests, the more the be...
17:39, 07/07/2019

Ireland left horrified by Ana Kriégel’s murder in a derelict farmhouse After two 14-year-olds were convicted of killing a vulnerable teenage girl who had been bullied online, the fallout from a harrowing case continues to haunt the countryOn a spring afternoon last year, a 13-year-old boy called at the home of Ana Kriég...
22:26, 06/23/2019

Two 14-year-old boys found guilty of murdering schoolgirl in Ireland Two 14-year-old boys have become the youngest in Irish history to be convicted of murder, after luring a schoolgirl to a derelict house in Dublin last year before she was sexually assaulted and killed....
15:00, 06/19/2019

Ben Foakes and Tom Curran lead England to victory over Ireland in ODI thriller In 2018, England began their white-ball summer with defeat to Scotland – lower ranked opposition excluded from this year's World Cup – in Edinburgh in an epic, high-scoring thriller....
21:13, 05/03/2019

Ireland to step up plans for 'significant' risk of no-deal Brexit Ireland will step up its preparations for a disorderly Brexit this week given the chances of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal have never been higher, foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Monday....
11:13, 07/08/2019

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Varadkar reveals ideas to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland has unveiled an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesses, farms and households off fossil fuels.The gover...
19:13, 06/17/2019

Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low-risk bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, mainly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in an annual report....
16:13, 07/01/2019

Ireland Bars American Pastor Accused of Hate Speech In its first use of a 1999 law, the Irish government denied entry to Steven L. Anderson, an Arizona preacher accused of making anti-Semitic and homophobic statements....
19:39, 05/13/2019

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

Book of Invasions: The Mytho-Historical Text About Those Who Came to Conquer Ireland Written records of the history of Ireland did not appear until the Middle Ages. As a result, much of the early history of Ireland is shrouded in mystery.  ...
21:00, 05/03/2019

On Trump’s Ireland Visit, Talk of Brexit and Border Walls President Trump predicted that Brexit would be good for Ireland “with your wall, your border.” Ireland’s prime minister replied that the country wanted to avoid “a wall or border” with Britain....
01:00, 06/06/2019

It takes at least 4 years to apply for divorce in Ireland. Will voters change that? In Ireland, people can only apply for a divorce after living separately from their spouse for four out of the previous five years. Those in the process of separating say the wait time wreaks havoc on their well-being....
13:39, 05/20/2019

Trump’s sons bought a round for the house during Ireland pub crawl Eric and Donald Trump Jr. were the toast of the town during a pub crawl in Ireland, and even bought a round for the house. “They were so lovely and down to earth and gave a great hello to everyone,” Igoe Bar owner Caroline Kennedy told Th...
19:52, 06/08/2019

Wells Fargo fined in Ireland over regulatory reporting breaches Wells Fargo & Co's Irish subsidiary has been fined 5.9 million euros for regulatory reporting breaches and related governance failings, Ireland's Central Bank said on Friday....
12:39, 07/05/2019

Don't fret, Trump tells nervous Ireland, Brexit will work out 'very well' Donald Trump, arriving in Ireland for the first time as U.S. president on Wednesday, sought to reassure the country that Britain's exit from the European Union would work out fine for its near neighbour....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Journalists beaten, arrested in northern Indian state LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A state government official says two policemen have been suspended for beating a TV journalist and damaging his equipment after he reported on unlicensed vendors at a railroad station in northern India. It was the third incident...
14:26, 06/12/2019

Bus crashes on highway in northern India, killing 29 people A government official says a speeding bus has overturned and plunged into a roadside drain in northern India, killing at least 29 people and injuring 18...
07:26, 07/08/2019

Police say 12 injured in northern Germany rail crash BERLIN (AP) — Police say 12 people have been injured, two of them seriously, after a train crashed into a transport truck in northern Germany. The crash occurred early Wednesday when a regional train hit a truck stopped on a rail crossing in the stat...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Egyptian officials say 6 policemen slain in northern Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say militants have attacked three police checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least six policemen and wounding eight other officers. The officials say the attacks happened ...
02:26, 06/26/2019

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki r...
17:26, 07/11/2019

7 places you can sleep in a bubble under the stars or northern lights Here's where you can sleep inside clear bubble domes to view the stars, northern lights and majestic landscapes.        ...
14:13, 05/28/2019

Cholera outbreak declared in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique Officials declared a cholera outbreak in northern Mozambique on Thursday, a week after cyclone winds, floods and heavy rains hit the area, local television station STV said....
22:26, 05/02/2019

4 shot during soccer practice at Northern California park SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Police say four people, including a soccer coach and an 11-year-old boy who had just finished soccer practice, were shot at a busy public park in the Northern California city of Santa Rosa. Police said Thursday that they bel...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Northern California inmate killed; 2 prisoners suspected SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has been killed at a Northern California state prison and two other prisoners are suspects in his death. Officials say the 63-year-old man was stabbed with a homemade weapon in an exercise yard Thur...
07:13, 05/31/2019

Large earthquake off Indonesia felt in northern Australia A deep earthquake in the Banda Sea shook parts of Indonesia, East Timor and Australia. The giant tremor did not cause a tsunami and there were no initial reports of major damage or injury....
14:00, 06/24/2019

Two Army Eurofighter Jets Collide In Northern Germany Two German fighter jets crashed Monday in the north of the country after colliding, an airforce spokesman said, with the reason for the collision unclear....
18:26, 06/24/2019

Pilot dies after Eurofighters collide in northern Germany A pilot has died after two German military jets crashed in the northeastern German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. The planes were flying on a mission out of a major training center for the German air force....
19:52, 06/24/2019

Intense heat wave hits northern Europe Record temperatures have begun in northern Europe this week, with authorities in Germany and France on alert. Experts have said heat waves are on the increase worldwide, further evidence of climate change....
15:00, 06/25/2019

Mexico arrests couple with $1 million at northern border MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have arrested a couple trying to enter into the country with more than $1 million hidden in their car. A defense ministry statement said Monday night that the couple was arrested a day prior in the bord...
20:00, 06/25/2019

11-Year-Old Northern Kentucky Boy Reportedly Drowns In Pool BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Boone County Sheriff’s Office reports that an 11-year-old autistic boy drowned in a tragic accident on Saturday evening. Reportedly deputies were called to 8200 Rose Petal Drive just before 5:15p.m. for a ...
06:13, 06/30/2019

Ecuador cracks down on illegal miners in northern region Ecuador on Tuesday mobilized hundreds of soldiers and police to a mountainous area to confront illegal mining and organized crime that have fueled violence in the north of the country, the interior minister said....
22:39, 07/02/2019

U.S. military begins 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....
21:39, 05/14/2019

Ten UN peacekeepers killed in a terrorist attack in northern Mali Ten ‘blue helmets’ from the United Nations Stabilization Mission In Mali (MINUSMA) were killed on Sunday following a complex terrorist attack against the mission’s camp in Aguelhok, in the Kidal region, northern Mali. ...
04:39, 04/29/2019

Six killed in church attack in northern Burkina Faso Unidentified gunmen killed a pastor and five congregants at a Protestant church in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, authorities said, the first attack on a church in a country that has seen an upsurge of Islamist violence this year....
16:26, 04/29/2019

Northern Railway Cancels Around 287 Trains Due After Cyclone Fani The Northern Railway has cancelled about 287 trains passing through the East Coast Railway zone after damage to infrastructure due to Cyclone Fani, including Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express and......
09:13, 05/06/2019

2 hurt as magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes northern Panama A strong earthquake has struck a lightly populated area of Panama near its border with Costa Rica, causing some wooden porches to collapse and products to shake from store shelves and injuring at least two people...
04:52, 05/13/2019

AG Barr promises continued support to Northern Triangle U.S. Attorney General William Barr says funding under his authority for policing in Central America’s Northern Triangle is not at risk under the Trump administration’s promise to cut off those countries for not doing more to control migration...
01:52, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Continued rain expected in northern Mozambique The Latest: Mozambique’s national weather service forecasts continued rain in the country’s northeast, which has been hard hit by flooding following Cyclone Kenneth, the second severe tropical storm to hit the nation within six weeks...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" so far as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13 days ago....
15:00, 06/08/2019

Strong quake rocks northern Peru, one dead Peruvian authorities were scrambling to assess the damage after an earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 rocked the Peruvian Amazon region in the early hours of Sunday morning, leaving at least one person dead....
18:26, 05/26/2019

20 killed as bus falls into deep gorge in northern India NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say a bus has fallen into a deep gorge on a mountainous road in northern India, killing at least 20 people. Police officer Shalini Agnihotri says the accident occurred Thursday near Kullu, a town in Himachal Pradesh state. She...
16:39, 06/20/2019

Factbox: Donald Trump's schedule in the United Kingdom, Ireland and France U.S. President Donald Trump makes a state visit to the United Kingdom on June 3-5 before a trip to Ireland and then takes part in the 75th anniversary commemorations of the D-Day landings in France....
14:39, 05/31/2019

Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed on Saturday, putting it in line to take its first seats in the European Parliament for 20 years and make the biggest gains in county and city councils....
18:00, 05/25/2019

Derby, Oaks preps hit Ireland, England, France in weekend racing Sir Dragonet blows away rivals in Wednesday's Chester Vase, moving to the forefront of the Investec Derby picture and heralding a frantic weekend of 3-year-old racing across two Channels....
20:39, 05/10/2019

Briton convicted of 1996 murder of French film-maker in Ireland Ian Bailey, who lives in Ireland, convicted in his absence of killing Sophie Toscan du Plantier A court in France has found Ian Bailey, a British former journalist, guilty of murdering Sophie Toscan du Plantier, a French film-maker who was battered t...
22:26, 05/31/2019

UK's pollution death toll higher than Ireland, France and Spain The UK has a higher death rate from toxic air than many European neighbours including Ireland, France and Spain, the World Health Organisation revealed today....
14:00, 06/27/2019

Ireland's finance minister sees significant risk of disorderly Brexit Ireland thinks there is now a significant risk of a disorderly Brexit and is taking measures to protect itself from any legal consequences, finance minister Paschal Donohoe said on Tuesday....
11:39, 07/09/2019

Euro 2020: Republic of Ireland complete lacklustre victory over Gibraltar • An own goal and Brady’s late effort keep Republic top of group• Czech Republic now level with England at head of Group AJoseph Chipolina’s own goal and a late effort from Robbie Brady handed the Republic of Ireland a Euro 2020 qualifying victory ov...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Sajid Javid criticised for calling Ireland 'tail that wags the dog' on Brexit Home secretary accused of diplomatic faux pas as he makes Tory leadership pitchIrish commentators have condemned Sajid Javid for describing Ireland as “the tail that wags the dog” on Brexit.The home secretary made the comments as he continued to expa...
20:00, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low-risk bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, mainly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in an annual report....
15:39, 07/01/2019

Upsets rule in weekend racing in Ireland, Coronet wins in France It was a weekend of upsets in the Curragh in Ireland with Aidan O'Brien losing one Group 1 race to his son and winning the other with a horse even he didn't fancy to win....
19:13, 07/01/2019

Shane Duffy’s late header snatches point for Ireland in Denmark • Mick McCarthy’s side stay on top of their group• Jesus Navas on target for Spain in Faroe IslandsShane Duffy left Denmark cursing the Republic of Ireland once again as he headed home a late equaliser to snatch a 1-1 Euro 2020 qualifier draw in Cope...
02:26, 06/08/2019

'Trump Baby' blimp takes flight as president returns to Ireland Protesters in Dublin on Thursday hoisted the "Trump Baby" inflatable blimp that has become a staple of rallies against the U.S. president, who was spending his second night in a row at a golf hotel he owns in Ireland....
01:39, 06/07/2019

Former Rutgers basketball star Kelvin Troy makes history in Ireland Kelvin Troy became the first American inducted into the Basketball Ireland Hall of Fame. He was a pioneer in more ways than one.        ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Ireland's Aidan O'Brien wins four prep races for the Derby at Epsom A Godolphin win in France interrupts Aidan O'Brien's four-race winning streak in major prep races for the upcoming European Classics; Normcor wins G1 Victoria Mile in Japan...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Panniers and pasta: a foodie cycling tour in northern Italy In 2018, our writers cycled from Bristol to Bangkok, staying with locals in 22 countries. They remember Italy fondly for its warm hospitality – and fabulous carb-rich cuisineWe had been on the road for a month. Our final descent out of Switzerland wa...
10:00, 06/10/2019

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part of World Oceans Day....
19:39, 06/08/2019

Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, destroying the cars and damaging another four...
11:26, 06/10/2019

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three separate locations from June 2 to June 4....
18:26, 06/06/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded in the mainly Kurdish-controlled northern Syrian region of Tel Rifaat on Saturday, during an attack by the Kurdish YPG militia, the defense ministry said in a statement....
14:39, 05/04/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused widespread flooding, a national hydrologist said on Friday....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Northern Irish police arrest man over Lyra McKee murder Detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland have arrested a 46-year-old man and carried out searches at properties near the site of the shooting, police said on Thursday....
17:26, 06/06/2019

Explosions rock Syria’s northern city of Raqqa, killing 10 BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists are reporting that two explosions killed 10 people in the northern city of Raqqa. The Saturday night blasts occurred in two different locations in the city that was once the de facto capital of the Islamic St...
00:26, 06/02/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said (USGS)....
05:13, 07/13/2019

Drug Crackdown In Northern Kentucky Town Nets Indictments DAYTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say more than 20 people were indicated after a six-month investigation into drug trafficking in a northern Kentucky community. Media outlets report that authorities seized fentanyl, meth, cocaine and more drugs and fire...
18:00, 06/22/2019

'It could change everything': coin found off northern Australia may be from pre-1400 Africa Experts believe they may have found a Kilwa coin that could change what we know about the history of global tradeIt’s Anzac Day and the usually busy I-Med radiology clinic in Darwin is shiny and quiet, the public holiday giving the machines and their...
00:39, 05/12/2019

Police: 2 shot dead at Northern California Ford dealership MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — Police say a shooting at a Ford dealership in the San Francisco Bay Area has killed two people in what may be a workplace confrontation. KPIX-TV report s police say employees at the dealership on Condit Road in Morgan Hill ...
07:39, 06/26/2019

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

Violent storm kills six foreigners in northern Greek resorts Six foreigners including two children were killed and more than 100 other people injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops....
12:39, 07/11/2019

Northern Cyprus judge acquits two journalists of insulting Erdoğan Press freedom watchdog hails ruling by court in Turkish-occupied territoryPress freedom defenders have reacted with jubilation after a judge in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus acquitted two journalists accused of insulting Turkey’s president, Recep ...
19:52, 05/17/2019

UK PM May talks to Northern Irish leaders about restoring executive: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to the leaders of Northern Irish parties on Monday about talks to try to restore a devolved government in the province, her spokesman said....
18:39, 05/13/2019

Magnitude 5.6 quake strikes near remote community in northern California A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) south-southwest of the small community of Petrolia in northern California on Saturday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
07:00, 06/23/2019

Mortar attack kills three people in northern Iraq: police At least three people were killed and four wounded when three mortar bombs hit the northern Iraqi town of Shirqat on Tuesday, police officials and hospital sources said....
13:52, 07/09/2019

Increased northern cod quota could slow species’ recovery: conservationist The commercial cod fishery, essential to Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry, collapsed and was placed under a moratorium in 1992, throwing thousands out of work and sparking protests....
21:52, 06/27/2019

Gunmen Kill Turkish Diplomat at Restaurant in Northern Iraq (IRBIL, Iraq) — Unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Wednesday, killing at least one Turkish diplomat stationed in Ankara’s consulate and one Iraqi civilian, Turkish officials...
21:26, 07/17/2019

Thick, fog-like wildfire smoke cloaking northern Alberta on Wednesday Heavy smoke reduced visibility and vehicles were coated in ash in La Crete, Alta., about 150 kilometres south of the 1,300-square-kilometre Chuckegg Creek fire near High Level....
17:26, 05/29/2019

Suspected Russian-made missile explodes over northern Cyprus A suspected Russian-made missile has exploded over northern Cyprus, in an incident which officials believe is linked to military operations in Syria....
00:39, 07/02/2019

Clean energy found to be a 'pathway to prosperity’ for Northern Territory Renewable energy is not only a money-spinner for the NT, it can also help the fossil fuel industries expand, a new report saysEnergy development in the Northern Territory is a typically Australian story: it is backing fossil fuels – in this case gas ...
22:26, 06/19/2019

Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low risk, highly rated bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, predominantly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in its annual report....
13:39, 07/01/2019

Paul Azinger talks Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy and an Open in Ireland NBC Sports and Golf Channel analyst Paul Azinger talks with The Post’s Zach Braziller about the Open Championship at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, which begins Thursday. Q: After finishing second at the U.S. Open and tied for second at the Mast...
08:39, 07/12/2019

Pity Ireland: the next page of the Trump family album | Hannah Jane Parkinson They’ve left the UK. Harry has unclenched his fists. They’ve arrived in Ireland. And Donald mentioned the wall …A collective sigh of relief as the Trumps left the UK en masse; the land a little less orange, a little less Sad! The palace staff keen to...
19:26, 06/06/2019

| Parkland arrest | Trumps in Ireland: WATCH the top World news videos for today Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges | Eric and Donald Trump jnr pour pints at Irish pub; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
10:39, 06/06/2019

Trump to visit Ireland during Europe trip in early June: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, will visit Ireland during their upcoming trip to Britain and France, and plan to meet Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on June 5, the White House said on Tuesday....
05:13, 05/22/2019

Ireland suffer Rugby World Cup injury blow as Sean O’Brien is ruled out • Leinster flanker out for six months with hip injury• O’Brien joins Dan Leavy in missing tournamentIreland’s Rugby World Cup hopes have suffered a blow with the news that the flanker Sean O’Brien will miss the tournament in Japan with a hip injury, ...
23:26, 05/26/2019

Real IRA founder who plotted bombing while Prince Charles was in Ireland dies in prison Seamus McGrane died from a suspected heart attack while serving an 11½-year sentence for directing terrorismOne of the founders of the Real IRA, who planned a bomb attack during Prince Charles’s visit to Ireland in 2015, has died in prison.Seamus McG...
05:39, 05/26/2019

Rory McIlroy declares intention to play for Ireland at 2020 Olympic Games • McIlroy did not play at 2016 Games in Rio• World No4 said: ‘I’m excited to play for Ireland’Rory McIlroy is expected to compete for Ireland at next year’s Olympics after revealing a change of stance regarding his participation. McIlroy was one of a...
20:39, 05/14/2019

Ireland Baldwin credits Cheesecake Factory with gaining weight in a place she appreciates Ireland Baldwin posted a selfie to Instagram Sunday in which she credited Cheesecake Factory restaurants with helping her gain weight in a part of her body she finds favorable....
21:13, 07/17/2019

May's new Brexit offer retains Northern Irish backstop, nothing new on customs: paper British Prime Minister Theresa May's new Brexit offer to UK lawmakers retains the Northern Irish backstop and does not add anything new on customs arrangements, The Telegraph newspaper reported late on Sunday....
05:39, 05/20/2019

German armed forces helicopter crashes in northern Germany, one dead A German armed forces helicopter crashed in northern Germany on Monday, killing one pilot and injuring another, Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said....
23:00, 07/01/2019

Severe weather dangers to target northern tier of central US next week The threat to lives and property from severe thunderstorms will shift focus from the central and southern Plains to the northern tier of the nation's midsection next week....
02:13, 06/23/2019

| Stray 'Russian-made missile' suspected of hitting northern Cyprus Officials in northern Cyprus said Monday that a suspected stray Russian missile had exploded overnight just outside the divided island's capital during an Israeli air raid in Syria....
14:13, 07/02/2019

First Surgical Strike Was In September 2016: Army Northern Command Chief The top officer of the Indian Army's Northern Command on Monday said that the first surgical strike was carried out by India in September 2016, in the latest comment on a protracted political battle......
16:39, 05/20/2019

Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.        ...
10:39, 06/08/2019

PHOTOS: Animals ‘loving’ late spring snow in Northern Arizona Snow in May? In Arizona. Yes, we know it’s crazy. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory that is in effect until 11 a.m. Thursday. The areas affected are Doney Park, Flagstaff, Forest Lakes, Fredonia, Grand Canyon, Heber-...
20:39, 05/23/2019

Northern State's Sather to head University of North Dakota A longtime basketball coach at a small-college power will be taking over the program at the University of North Dakota.        ...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Body of auto journalist recovered from northern California river: sheriff The body of a well-known U.S. automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous northern California after taking a motorcycle for a test-drive is believed to have been recovered, a local sheriff said on Friday, following an apparent accidental dr...
05:52, 06/22/2019

'We feel more valued': Northern Irish activists hail same-sex marriage vote After stunning result in House of Commons, proponents say region is more than ready for changeIf the earthquake that just hit Northern Ireland has an epicentre, it is the Cathedral Quarter, a corner of Belfast once dedicated to making money and now i...
08:26, 07/11/2019

CBP officers seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen at northern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border last month....
13:26, 06/27/2019

Northern Hemisphere has 66% chance of persisting El Niño conditions in summer: NWS forecaster There is a 66% chance that the Northern Hemisphere will see persisting El Niño conditions in the summer of 2019, the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) said in its monthly forecast on Thursday....
17:26, 06/13/2019

Northern Brazil power line to avoid impact on tribe: document The builders of a new power transmission line to the northern Brazilian state of Roraima have pledged to deploy 200 inspectors to reduce the environmental impact on an indigenous reservation where they will erect 250 pylons, according to an environme...
02:13, 05/28/2019

Raids on two Northern Irish journalists’ homes had ‘inappropriate’ warrants, court says The two reporters, Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, had been investigating the 1994 Loughinisland massacrePolice inappropriately obtained search warrants to raid the homes of two Northern Irish investigative journalists, a court has concluded, in a...
19:52, 05/29/2019

Northern Irish party surges in EU poll, seeks Brexit referendum Northern Ireland's cross-community Alliance Party was set to win its first ever European Parliament seat in a surge it said furthered the case for a re-run of Britain's Brexit referendum....
17:39, 05/27/2019

Rise in Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales Increase of 22% comes as greater number of mothers and women over 35 have terminationsThe number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has increased by 22%, as terminations in the two countries reached their highest level, wi...
00:26, 06/14/2019

Teenage girl found shot to death near northern Arizona town CHINO VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office says a 16-year-old girl was found shot to death near Chino Valley. Spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn says the girl was found by officers with a gunshot wound to her head about 5:15 p....
06:13, 06/17/2019

German armed forces helicopter has crashed in northern Germany: police A German armed forces helicopter crashed in northern Germany on Monday, a police spokesman said, but he could not confirm a report that one person was killed in the incident....
18:26, 07/01/2019

IRCTC Special Northern Railway Trains: Routes, Timings, Details Here IRCTC: Indian Railways' northern division Northern Railwayhas started special trains to clear rush during the summer season, Northern Railwaysaid in a notification...
18:26, 05/09/2019

Lear to close plant near Detroit, move operation to northern Mich. Lear is shifting seating work from a plant near Detroit to another operation in Traverse City, Mich., and said it is offering affected employees the chance to transfer....
22:26, 06/11/2019

Northern Kentucky American Legion Post Vandalized On Memorial Day Weekend PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – On a weekend where we honor veterans who gave their all for our country, someone has vandalized a northern Kentucky American Legion post. The Pendleton County Emergency Management posted on Facebook saying that ...
06:13, 05/27/2019

Ireland's main parties hold steady as Sinn Fein slumps in local vote Ireland's two largest parties held their own in local elections on Sunday in a bad day for left-wing Sinn Fein, whose political ascent in the republic suffered its first major setback....
03:00, 05/27/2019

Citing Brexit, Ireland to oppose EU move to scrap spring/autumn time change Ireland will oppose an EU proposal to stop moving the bloc's clocks forward by an hour in spring and back again in the autumn, as it fears Brexit could otherwise leave the island split into two time zones....
19:00, 07/17/2019

The Earth’s magnetic north pole is shifting rapidly, but the northern lights will stay where they are (for now) Like most planets in our solar system, the Earth has its own magnetic field. Thanks to its largely molten iron core, our planet is in fact a bit like a bar magnet. It has a north and south magnetic pole, separate from the geographic poles, with a fie...
10:39, 05/25/2019

Lone Star tick, known to cause red meat allergy, found in northern Wisconsin: report The Lone Star tick, a type of tick that’s known to cause some people it bites to develop an allergy to red meat, has reportedly been found in northern Wisconsin — a rare occurrence as these small arachnids aren’t typically found in the state. ...
21:13, 06/29/2019

Ethiopia's army chief, top regional officials killed in northern coup attempt Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the regional president of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister's office said on Sunday....
13:39, 06/23/2019

Northern Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency amid nearby wildfires Pikangikum First Nation has declared a state of emergency and is attempting to evacuate hundreds of residents as smoke from a nearby wildfire blows into the community....
00:13, 05/31/2019

New Northern Irish police chief warns of detrimental Brexit impact to peace Northern Ireland's new police chief warned on Saturday that a hard Brexit could have a "detrimental" impact on two decades of peace in the British-run province and risk his officers becoming targets for militants....
18:52, 07/13/2019

Northern Irish police releases man arrested earlier over Lyra McKee murder Detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland released the 46-year-old man who was arrested earlier on Thursday without any charges, the police tweeted....
01:39, 06/07/2019

Treatment of Northern Irish journalists likened to police state, court hears Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney were held over alleged theft of Loughinisland reportThe arrest of two Northern Irish journalists after they embarrassed authorities by obtaining documents relating to a mass murder “was the kind of operation more ass...
02:26, 05/29/2019

Bowling worries for England ahead of Test series against Ireland and Ashes as Mark Wood is assessed Mark Wood's sore side will be the most pressing of a raft of injury concerns when England's selectors meet this week to pick their squad for the next task at hand: next Wednesday's four-day Test against Ireland at Lord's, then the Ashes that follow....
22:39, 07/15/2019

Northern California town of Paradise lost 90% of its population after Camp Fire, data shows The town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since the Camp Fire last year, according to data California released Thursday.        ...
06:26, 07/12/2019

Buildings, northern cities, coastlines at risk of climate change-related flooding: report New research for the federal Treasury Board has concluded that buildings, coastlines and northern communities face the biggest risks from climate change in Canada....
14:26, 07/04/2019

13 dead after Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack police headquarters in northern Afghanistan Afghan forces battled for hours against Taliban insurgents who stormed a police headquarters in the northern city of Pul-e-Khumri, after a suicide bomber blew up his explosive-laden car, killing at least 13 people, officials said on Sunday....
19:26, 05/05/2019

Cleanup underway after 320,000 litres of oil, produced water leaks at northern Alberta energy site Cardinal Energy Ltd. says a cleanup is underway after a large spill involving oil and produced water occurred at its House Mountain operation in northern Alberta over the weekend....
00:13, 07/18/2019

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.        ...
18:13, 06/08/2019

Dead mangrove forests in northern Australia found to emit more methane than live trees Emissions from dead trees were eight times higher than those from the healthy treesMangrove forests that died along a 1,000km stretch of coastline in northern Australia have been emitting methane at rates eight times higher than live trees, according...
10:00, 07/02/2019

What housing slump? Amazon HQ2 juices spring home buying season in northern Virginia Amazon's HQ2 drives home sales, prices higher in Va. While investors swoop in, some sellers are waiting, pushing up prices further for spring season.        ...
20:26, 05/13/2019

Iranian hitman linked to Irish gangsters 'Gucci Gang' killed in Ireland in apparent revenge attack An Iranian national who worked as a hitman for the group “Gucci Gang” was shot dead in Ireland on Tuesday after being targeted in an alleged revenge killing for the murder of two of his fellow associates....
23:13, 05/29/2019

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief of peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, went to N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, to pay tribute to ...
04:39, 04/29/2019

TfL Northern Line delays: signal failure to hit evening rush hour as commuters warned chaos could continue tomorrow morning TfL warns there will be no southbound service Camden Town to Kennington (via Bank) for rest of day Passengers urged to complete journeys by 9.30pm Signal failure may impact tomorrow morning's service...
22:26, 07/09/2019

Tony-nominated 'Ferryman' tackles N. Ireland troubles Based on partner Laura Donnelly's family tragedy, Jez Butterworth tackles Northern Ireland troubles in “The Ferryman.” The play has received nine Tony nominations. (June 7)        ...
20:13, 06/10/2019

After girl's death, teen boys become youngest ever convicted of murder in Ireland's history A Dublin jury found two 14-year-old boys guilty Tuesday of slaying 14-year-old Ana Kriegel last year.        ...
22:26, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out "very well"....
07:39, 06/06/2019

The northern lights, aka 'aurora borealis,' could be coming to a sky near you this week Thanks to a geomagnetic storm from the sun, skywatchers across the far northern U.S. and most of Canada this week could see the aurora borealis, aka the northern lights.        ...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Chuckegg Creek wildfire in northern Alberta now 60% held: Alberta government The Alberta government says the massive Chuckegg Creek wildfire that's forced thousands of people to flee their communities over the past two months is now considered 60 per cent held....
19:39, 07/04/2019

Jet traveling to northern Mexico has been lost - Mexico transport official A jet traveling from Las Vegas, Nevada to Monterrey in northern Mexico never reached its destination and has been lost, a Mexican transport ministry spokesman said on Monday....
20:13, 05/06/2019

The battle for Alabama’s soul With the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban and the return of Roy Moore, liberals here worry their state is sliding back toward its heritage of injustice....
19:26, 07/01/2019

Sentencing set for Alabama man in $2M scam OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to federal charges in a $2 million scam that sucked in an Alabama town is due in state court to face additional counts. Records show Kyle Sandler has signed papers showing he plans to plead guilty Tuesday...
07:39, 05/28/2019

Sweet Home Alabama? I have a complicated relationship with Alabama because Alabama is a complicated place. Though I’ve lived less time there than anywhere else in the world that could be considered home (fall of 1993 through spring 1997 and only two summers, ever), it i...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Northern Arizona's Murphy leaving for Arizona Northern Arizona head coach Jack Murphy is leaving the Lumberjacks to become the associate head coach at Arizona, his alma mater        ...
07:00, 06/03/2019

Alabama mourns death of well-known fan with Down syndrome The University of Alabama sports community is mourning the death of a fan with Down syndrome who was known for his weekly football season visits to the athletic facilities and his pre-game predictions to coach Nick Saban     ...
22:00, 06/07/2019

SEC West: Can anyone challenge Alabama this time around? Can Alabama weather another staff shakeup? Can LSU take the next step? Can Auburn contend with a freshman QB? We dig into these questions and more in our SEC West team previews....
16:52, 07/15/2019

Alabama gov OKs chemical castration for some sex offenders MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed into law legislation that would require certain sex offenders to be chemically castrated before their parole. Gov. Kay Ivey’s press office said Monday that she had signed the bill, which ...
05:39, 06/11/2019

Toyota to build new SUV, rather than car at Alabama plant Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it will build a new sport utility vehicle at a $1.6 billion joint venture assembly plant in Alabama rather than produce Corolla cars....
17:52, 07/10/2019

Alabama ban on nearly all abortions in GOP governor’s hands MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey will now decide whether to sign legislation that would outlaw almost all abortions in the state as some conservatives seek to ignite legal fights in the hopes of getting the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit ...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Last known US slave ship found in Alabama The Clotilda was found by SEARCH Inc in collaboration with the Alabama Historical Commission The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the US has been discovered in Alabama’s Mobile River, nearly 160 years after it was deliberately sunk, a...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Authorities ID Alabama man carjacked, run over by officer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama have released the identity of a man who died after being assaulted during a carjacking and run over by an off-duty officer. Al.com reports Birmingham police say 40-year-old Jerand Deon Jackson was killed...
13:26, 06/20/2019

Alabama legislature votes to ban most abortions Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have the strictest abortion law in the country. (May 15)        ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

In Alabama, commemoration set for ‘last slave ship’ MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Experts are set to release details on the discovery of the last ship known to have brought enslaved people from Africa to the United States. Officials announced last week that evidence shows the wreckage in murky waters of the nor...
09:26, 05/30/2019

Man convicted in 4 killings set for execution in Alabama MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of murder in a quadruple killing after a dispute over a pickup truck is set to be executed in Alabama. Forty-one-year-old Michael Brandon Samra is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday evening at the...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Last word of man executed in Alabama was ‘amen’ A man convicted of murder for helping his pal kill four people in 1997 was executed in Alabama Thursday night and uttered the last word “amen” before his death. Michael Brandon Samra, 41, was pronounced dead at 7:30 p.m., following his le...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Alabama Moved to Outlaw Most Abortions. Here’s What’s Next. The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come from the federal courts....
18:26, 05/15/2019

Alabama set to execute man for pastor’s slaying BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man who was nearly put to death before an execution warrant expired last month is again set to die by lethal injection in Alabama. The execution of 46-year-old Christopher Lee Price is scheduled for Thursday night. He was co...
09:26, 05/30/2019

Man sets himself on fire outside Alabama Walmart ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — After a man set himself on fire outside a Walmart store in Alabama, authorities say they are trying to understand why he did it. Athens Fire Chief Floyd Johnson tells news outlets that a man doused himself with gasoline and ran in...
00:39, 05/18/2019