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Russian riot police deployed before cathedral protest

Hundreds of riot police have surrounded a park in Russia’s fourth-largest city ahead of what’s expected to be a third consecutive day of protests against buildi...

Russian riot police deployed before cathedral protest

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Dozens detained at cathedral protest in Russian city MOSCOW (AP) — Several dozen people have been detained at a rally to protest the construction of a cathedral in a popular park in Russia’s fourth-largest city. Russian news agencies on Thursday quoted local court officials as saying that 33 peop...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Watchdog group counts 12 arrests at Russia cathedral protest MOSCOW (AP) — A group that monitors police actions and political repression in Russia says at least 12 people have been detained in Russia’s fourth-largest city while protesting plans to start construction of a cathedral in a city park. Hundred...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Russian cathedral project suspended after protests President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away rare green space....
03:26, 05/17/2019

Over 150 Riot Employees Walk Out To Protest Forced Arbitration And Sexist Culture [Updated] Over 150 discontented Riot Games employees walked out of the League of Legends publisher’s offices in Los Angeles today to protest the company’s stance on forced arbitration. Standing in a parking lot on Riot’s campus, employees held picket signs and...
03:26, 05/07/2019

Russians opposing Yekaterinburg cathedral clash with police MOSCOW (AP) — Several hundred demonstrators protesting plans to construct a cathedral in a park in Russia’s fourth-largest city have clashed with police. Some of the demonstrators in Yekaterinburg have torn down fences set up to protect the con...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Moscow police detain Pussy Riot member, 6 others MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow police have detained a member of the Pussy Riot protest group for the second time in a month and a Russian official says he expects she will face drug charges. Veronika Nikulshina, one of the four members of the collective who we...
16:39, 05/09/2019

When Notre Dame burned, it left high levels of lead around the cathedral. Police say it's not a threat Paris police have warned that the melted roof of Notre Dame Cathedral has left extremely high levels of lead on the square in front of the fire-damaged building and the roads around it, but said there was no danger of toxic inhalation....
00:26, 05/10/2019

Riot police, masked protesters clash at Paris May Day rally Dozens of masked and hooded anarchists clashed with riot police in Paris on Wednesday, burning bins, smashing property and hurling bottles and rocks, hijacking a May Day rally that was focused on protesting against President Emmanuel Macron's policie...
22:39, 05/01/2019

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

100-plus rally in protest of fatal Oklahoma police shooting EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — More than 100 people marched in the rain to protest the fatal shooting of a naked, unarmed teenager by police in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. The group marched about a half mile (0.8 kilometer) Friday from the school atten...
19:26, 05/04/2019

Official over Puerto Rico police reform resigns in protest Federal official overseeing a court-ordered reform of Puerto Rico’s police department accused of corruption, illegal killings and civil rights violations resigns, says he has lost trust in the process...
20:26, 05/14/2019

Algerians hold anti-government protest, jump on police vans Protesters flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main demonstration site in the capital in a bold show of defiance....
19:13, 05/17/2019

710 Companies Of Central Forces To Be Deployed In Bengal On Polling Day As many as 710 companies of central forces will be deployed in West Bengal for the seventh phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019 after the state witnessed violence in the previous phases of national......
02:13, 05/14/2019

Sandbags deployed along Lake Ontario to prepare for flooding OSWEGO, N.Y. — New York state says it has deployed more than 800,000 sandbags, hundreds of pumps and 920 feet (280 meters) of temporary dams in eight counties along Lake Ontario in preparation for potential flooding. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday tha...
02:13, 05/06/2019

Deployed Army dad surprises daughter at Florida graduation DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida high school graduate got an unexpected gift when she was called back up on stage during the ceremony and then joined by her soldier father, whom she hadn’t seen in 10 years. The audience in the auditorium erup...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Navy's Boxer ARG deployed from Naval Base San Diego Three U.S. Navy ships with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Boxer Amphibious Ready Group, with 4,500 service members, departed San Diego Wednesday on regular deployment....
19:52, 05/02/2019

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

USS Lincoln strike group deployed to send Iran 'clear and unmistakable' message, Bolton says The U.S. is sending the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in order "to send a clear and unmistakable message to the Iranian regime."...
08:26, 05/06/2019

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

UK Chorale Performs Outside Notre Dame Cathedral (LEX 18)– The University of Kentucky Chorale was scheduled to perform at the Notre Dame Cathedral, but a devastating fire changed all of that. After the Notre Dame Cathedral fire, UK Chorale Director Jefferson Johnson said they were disappointe...
05:00, 05/07/2019

A look inside the charred Notre Dame Cathedral French officials give a first hand look insIde Notre Dame Cathedral nearly one month after it was heavily damaged by flames. (May 14)        ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Man indicted for plot to set fire to St. Patrick’s Cathedral The fire-loving college philosophy teacher who allegedly planned to set St. Patrick’s Cathedral ablaze was indicted Tuesday in connection to the plot, according to Manhattan prosecutors. Marc Lamparello, 37, has been held at Bellevue Hospital since h...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Inside the restoration efforts at Notre Dame cathedral New photos from inside the Notre Dame cathedral show the daunting task ahead to restore the 800-year-old Gothic Cathedral. Huge mountains of rubble and beams from the charred spire remain where they fell one month after fire destroyed the roof of the...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Bones of Powerful Medieval Queen Identified at Winchester Cathedral Archaeologists have potentially made a very important discovery after tests on human remains from early medieval mortuary caskets in England. They examined a large number of human bones and believe that they have identified some as belonging to a pow...
17:26, 05/18/2019

Notre-Dame Musicians Rejoice That Cathedral’s Organ Was Spared The building’s three organists feared that the instrument had been lost in the fire that destroyed the roof and spire. They can’t wait to play it again....
21:13, 04/28/2019

| YouTube flags Notre Dame cathedral fire as 9/11 conspiracy YouTube’s software mistakenly labeled the plumes of smoke in Paris as footage from 2001, triggering the panel below the video about the September 11 terrorist attacks....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Putin Intervenes to Halt Cathedral Project After Popular Protests Workers in Yekaterinburg had fenced off a park, setting off clashes. Amid declining poll numbers, President Vladimir V. Putin is taking a softer stance on civil activity, experts said....
18:52, 05/17/2019

‘Why did this happen?’ A boy killed in Sri Lanka on Easter is mourned at Washington National Cathedral Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa, 11, who planned to return to school at Sidwell Friends for sixth grade, loved math, science and his pet ball pythons Fromage and Escargot....
04:26, 05/02/2019

Trudeau offers Canadian softwood lumber to help rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral Canada is offering homegrown softwood lumber and steel to help with the reconstruction of Paris's famed Notre Dame Cathedral, which was partially destroyed by fire in mid-April....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Massive Lego National Cathedral built with Vader, drones, Harry Potter wands The inside of the Bethlehem Chapel replica, which is a small chapel in the basement of the cathedral. It is nearly complete except for the vaulted ceilings. WASHINGTON, DC—As millions of dollars in donations s...
16:26, 05/11/2019

Riot Employees Prepare For Walkout Today Los Angeles-based Riot Games employees are preparing for a walkout this afternoon in protest of the company’s stance on forced arbitration in what appears to be the first walkout at a major gaming studio. Kotaku will be reporting live from the protes...
19:39, 05/06/2019

Three Tajik prison guards killed in riot Rioting prisoners have killed three guards in a high-security facility in Tajikistan which houses people convicted of religious extremism, including Islamic State militants, the Central Asian nation's Justice Ministry said on Monday....
06:52, 05/20/2019

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

Riot Games will let new employees opt for lawsuits over arbitration Under pressure from employees, Riot Games announced tonight that it will let new employees opt to sue rather than be forced into arbitration.Read More...
09:39, 05/03/2019

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

More weapons found in Delaware prison 2 years after riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — More than two years after a fatal inmate riot, investigators have found more homemade weapons in a building at Delaware’s maximum-security prison. A state police investigator testified Tuesday that the weapons were found...
00:52, 05/08/2019

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

Trial beginning for 1 of 3 defendants left in prison riot Jurors in the trial of one of three remaining inmate defendants in a deadly riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison should use their common sense in deciding guilt or innocence, a prosecutor said Monday....
22:52, 05/06/2019

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

Witness describes prison riot defendant as "puppet master" The prosecution's star witness says an inmate charged with the murder of a correctional officer during a Delaware prison riot was the "puppet master" of the uprising....
02:39, 05/09/2019

Riot Games employees walk out over workplace harassment lawsuits More than 150 workers at the developer’s Los Angeles HQ join protest – the largest such walkout in video game industry historyEmployees of Riot Games, makers of popular online battle video game League of Legends, staged a mass walkout on Monday to pr...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Riot Games is expanding 'League of Legends,' even in the midst of scandal League of Legends has been online for nearly 10 years. During that time, it's competed with newcomers like Dota 2, PUBG, Overwatch, Fortnite and a slew of online first-person shooters, yet it's managed to remain one of the most popular game...
23:00, 05/08/2019

ISIS Prisoners Riot at Tajikistan Prison, Leaving Dozens Dead The Justice Ministry said the violence broke out at a prison near the capital when militants armed with knives killed three guards and several prisoners....
08:39, 05/20/2019

Riot Removes New League of Legends Animation That May Trigger Epileptic Seizures Yesterday, a League of Legends player posted on the game’s forums to complain that a new animation was causing problems for those suffering from epilepsy. One of the game’s designers then apologized, noting that they didn’t have “time or bandwidth” t...
22:13, 05/14/2019

4 face charges in alleged riot at North Dakota youth prison Authorities have charged four teenagers with multiple felonies in adult court in what they described as a riot earlier this year at North Dakota's youth prison....
16:13, 05/08/2019

Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, dozens dead Three prison guards and 29 inmates have been killed after a riot broke out at a high-security prison in Tajikistan. It is the second deadly prison disturbance in the country in the space of six months....
13:13, 05/20/2019

Hamas cancels classes in Gaza to send children to 'riot' against Israel, IDF says Israel Defense Forces said Tuesday the militant group Hamas is canceling classes in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday to send children to “riot” violently against Israel....
04:52, 05/15/2019

Wine Country review – Amy Poehler's Netflix comedy is a drunken riot The actor makes her directorial debut with a wine-soaked gem about a group of women trying to keep their friendship together during a weekend awayBemoaning the ever-decreasing quality of Saturday Night Live has become almost as much of an institution...
02:26, 05/07/2019

Dozens killed in riot at Tajikistan prison holding Isis militants Three prison guards and 29 inmates die in violence at 1,500-capacity jail in VahdatThree guards and 29 prisoners have been killed in a riot at a high-security jail in Tajikistan that holds Islamic State fighters, the country’s justice ministry has sa...
11:13, 05/20/2019

Mexico begins deporting members of migrant caravan after shelter riot In a week that has seen the latest migrant caravans largely stalled in southern Mexico, there are further signs that Mexico is honoring a commitment to crack down on those attempting to reach the U.S. border....
23:39, 05/03/2019

As Deadline Passes, Riot Games Doesn’t Budge On Key Walkout Issue Despite a walkout of hundreds of its employees last week, League of Legends publisher Riot Games said last night that they will not change their stance on forced arbitration. Protesting employees had given the company until yesterday to make a change...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Riot Games and GameOn launch Latinoamérica Esports Bot for League of Legends fans  Riot Games and GameOn launched the Riot Latinoamérica Esports Bot, the  official and exclusive chat application for the League of Legends Liga Movistar Latinoamérica (LLA). Now available on Facebook Messenger and Discord, the Riot Latinoamérica Espo...
17:26, 05/09/2019

Riot Games staff walk out after sexism lawsuits result in forced arbitration More than 150 employees from Riot Games walked out of the League of Legends publisher's offices in Los Angeles yesterday to protest forced arbitration and sexist culture, and say they are prepared to take further action if the company does not c...
17:26, 05/07/2019

On the heels of yesterday’s Riot Games walkout at the League of Legends publisher’s Los Angeles head On the heels of yesterday’s Riot Games walkout at the League of Legends publisher’s Los Angeles headquarters, Riot employees in Dublin are staging their own walkout today. Around 18 of the office’s employees stood by the street with several holding s...
17:39, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Facebook Post Sparks Anti-Muslim Riot Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast on Sunday in a dispute that started on Facebook,......
12:52, 05/13/2019

Riot Games Tells Rick Fox’s Esports Organization To Remove Investor Accused Of Bigotry League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) commissioner Chris Greeley said in a statement today that if esports organization Echo Fox doesn’t remove an investor accused of making threats and using hate speech within 60 days, Riot Games would take ac...
02:13, 05/16/2019

White Supremacist Leader and One of His Minions Plead Guilty to Inciting Violence at Charlottesville, Va., Riot The leader of a group of California-based white supremacists and one of his members pleaded guilty Friday to charges connected with the deadly violence at the Charlottesville, Va., “Unite the Right” rally two years ago....
01:26, 05/04/2019

Police say man wanted for shooting a Mississippi officer in police station parking lot has been captured WIGGINS, Miss. (AP) — Police say man wanted for shooting a Mississippi officer in police station parking lot has been captured....
05:00, 05/07/2019

Police arrest Johns Hopkins’ protesters of private police BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have arrested protesters at Johns Hopkins University where students have been staging a sit-in for more than a month to stop the university’s plans to create a private police force. The Baltimore Sun reports po...
14:52, 05/08/2019

VIDEO: Police release footage of elderly man being shoved off city bus; passenger now facing murder charge, police say Video showing a woman violently pushing a 74-year-old man out the door of a stopped bus in downtown Las Vegas on March 21 was released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on Tuesday. ...
06:26, 05/15/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, teammates visit police academy as part of National Police Week Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, and two other quarterbacks, spent time at the Kansas City Regional Police Academy as part of National Police Week on Tuesday....
19:39, 05/15/2019

RIOT & MARA: Mining Near-Term Opportunity in Mining Blockchains What do the two Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency mining companies -- Riot Blockchain (RIOT) and Marathon Patent Group (MARA) -- have in common? Both markets were on our near-term, bullish radar. And both markets delivered as expected. Well, NOT everyone ...
15:39, 05/01/2019

Uber drivers protest ahead of IPO Drivers for Uber turned off their app to protest what they say are declining wages ahead of Uber’s initial public stock offering, expected to raise billions for the ride-hailing giant. (May 8)        ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia's prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a protest ahead of a general election next week....
05:52, 05/07/2019

Uber drivers plan protest over pay ahead of IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in six U.S. cities are planning to shut their apps for 12 hours on May 8 to protest against low wages and working conditions, two days ahead of the company's expected market debut....
00:26, 04/30/2019

Paris hospital to file complaint after May Day protest Paris public hospitals' director says he is filing a police complaint after some protesters tried to force entry into a post-surgery ward as a May Day march passed near the building....
12:52, 05/02/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition’s frustration shows The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country’s crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to woo it to his side....
02:13, 05/05/2019

Xi Praises a Student Protest in China. From 100 Years Ago. The Chinese leader marked the historic May 4 protest against Western colonialism. But under his brand of authoritarianism, even a demonstration from a century ago is tricky....
04:26, 04/30/2019

Thousands march in protest against Mexico's president Several thousand people marched through Mexico City on Sunday to demand the resignation of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the first major protest against the leftist leader in the capital since he took office five months ago....
02:26, 05/06/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document and let the ashes fall to the ground....
15:26, 05/05/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads"....
09:13, 05/16/2019

Berlin protest highlights plight of migrants in Med. Activists in Berlin have added a life vest to the capital’s iconic “Molecule Man” statue to raise awareness to the perilous plight of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean into Europe...
12:13, 05/17/2019

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua’s government had been killed by a bullet in a prison north of the capital amid disturbances that left six prison officials injured...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Google employees will sit-in to protest retaliation culture Google employees will hold a sit-in tomorrow at 11am to protest what they call a "culture of retaliation." The group Google Walkout For Real Change announced the event on Twitter, saying they've encountered everything from being told to take sic...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Polish nationalists protest US over Holocaust claims WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of Polish nationalists have marched to the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, protesting that the U.S. is putting pressure on Poland to compensate Jews whose families lost property during the Holocaust. The protesters included fa...
18:39, 05/11/2019

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as "the ultimate protest vote opportunity," as polls suggest that populists could unseat Britain's mainstream parties amid the country's ongoing...
16:13, 05/12/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Ministry in the capital....
02:52, 05/16/2019

Protest in southwest Sudan ends in violence A protest in the South Darfur city of Nyala ended in violence on Saturday, with security forces launching tear gas at protesters and firing gunshots, state news agency SUNA and Sudan's main protest organizer said....
00:39, 05/05/2019

Google workers stage sit-in to protest alleged retaliation Google employees worldwide are staging a sit-in to protest retaliation at the tech giant on the six-month anniversary of the #GoogleWalkout that saw 20,000 workers leave their offices to demonstrate against sexual harassment and pay inequity....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Iranian students protest mandatory headscarf rule Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says university students have held a campus protest against authorities’ increasing pressure on women to wear mandatory headscarves in public...
16:39, 05/13/2019

BYU promises to change honor-code probes after protest Brigham Young University will change the way it enforces its honor code following protests calling for more compassion at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-owned institution....
01:52, 05/15/2019

Gaza singers protest Israel hosting Eurovision GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian singers are protesting Israel’s hosting of the Eurovision song contest by performing on the rubble of a building destroyed in recent fighting in the Gaza Strip. Several dozen people attended the concert ...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Sudanese protest group says military 'not serious' about civilian handover Sudan's main protest group said on Tuesday the military does not seem serious about transferring power to civilians after ousting President Omar al-Bashir, as both sides appeared to harden their positions....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Polish far-right supporters protest against restitution of Jewish property Hundreds of far-right supporters marched in Warsaw on Saturday to protest against a U.S. law on the restitution of Jewish property seized during or after World War Two, an issue increasingly featuring in campaigns for upcoming Polish elections....
22:39, 05/11/2019

Thousands protest rape of 3-year-old in Indian Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Indian-controlled Kashmir to protest the alleged rape of a 3-year-old girl by a young neighbor who lured her to a school bathroom. Top local administrator Baseer Khan says police...
14:13, 05/13/2019

Iranian students protest university’s hijab policy Students at Tehran University demonstrated on Monday against the Iranian institution’s policy of coercing women to wear hijabs. The headscarf — or hijab — is required in public for all women in Iran. Those who violate the rules are usuall...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Is Amit Shah God That None Can Protest Against Him, Asks Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, asking if he were a god that no one can protest against him....
22:13, 05/14/2019

Crowd Gathered To Protest Against Mass Extinction, Then Streets Went Red Environmental protesters spilled fake blood Sunday on the steps of the Trocadero, a Paris tourist landmark, in a stunt to highlight the accelerated loss of biodiversity on Earth, AFP journalists......
03:52, 05/13/2019

Over Allegations Of EVM Swap, UP Alliance Candidate Sits On Protest Afzal Ansari, the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party joint candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, has sat on protest outside the strongroom where the electronic voting machines are kept....
22:26, 05/20/2019

The Revolutionary Force Behind Sudan’s Protest Movement? Doctors A prescription for change: When Omar Hassan al-Bashir came to power in 1989, doctors were among the first to resist. Three decades later, they are at the forefront of the movement that toppled him....
21:52, 04/28/2019

BJP Protest Against Jammu And Kashmir Administration Over Leader's Murder Days after a local BJP leader was killed by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, the party has launched a protest against the state administration, currently controlled by the BJP government at......
15:00, 05/07/2019

Protest held after BP apprehends Desert View student TUCSON – About 120 local high school students stepped out Monday morning and marched in the name of a classmate who was reportedly taken into Border Patrol custody last Thursday. According to a spokesperson from Sunnyside Unified School District, Tho...
05:52, 05/07/2019

On Eurovision final day, Israelis cheer as Palestinians protest As singers made last-minute preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Israeli police threw a high-security cordon around the venue to head off attacks, or protests by boycotters who have urged fans to shun the event....
18:13, 05/18/2019

Dozens protest Pence at Taylor University commencement UPLAND, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction. The Indianapolis...
23:26, 05/18/2019

The Latest: T-shirt protest at Indy over state abortion law INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Some of the drivers’ significant others wore T-shirts that said, “Not YOUR Body, Not YOUR Choice” on qualifying day for the Indianapolis 500....
23:26, 05/18/2019

Joe Maddon’s delivery protest draws ire of Nationals’ closer WASHINGTON — Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he was seeking fairness when he questioned the legality of Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle’s delivery in the ninth inning Saturday night and ultimately protested the game. That wasn’t D...
08:39, 05/19/2019

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

Maddon, Cubs drop protest over Doolittle’s delivery WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have dropped their protest over the pitching delivery of Washington reliever Sean Doolittle. Cubs manager Joe Maddon made the announcement before Sunday night’s game against the Nationals. Maddon came out twic...
03:13, 05/20/2019

BJP Leaders Protest Against Karnataka Minister In Lingayat Letter Row BJP leaders staged a protest against Karnataka minister MB Patil over the ongoing controversy surrounding a "forged" letter sent to Sonia Gandhi with suggestions to divide the state's Lingayat......
13:00, 05/06/2019

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

Pro-lifers broadcast ultrasound during Times Square protest About 400 pro-lifers took to Times Square Saturday afternoon in a protest that included a 4D ultrasound broadcast on a big screen in the heart of the tourist hub. “Alive from New York,” organized by the Christian group Focus on the Family, featured t...
09:39, 05/05/2019

Sudanese protest military, call for civilian government KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of Sudanese protesters took part in a mass rally Thursday to step up pressure on the military to hand power to civilians following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir. Demonstrators gathered at meeti...
01:26, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Oregon teachers walk out to protest funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Oregon teachers to protest education funding (all times local): 8:40 a.m. Holding signs and wearing T-shirts declaring “Proud Educator,” teachers across Oregon are staging a one-day walkout to...
18:13, 05/08/2019

A Protest Dance of Everyday Moves and Volunteer Nudes Mia Habib’s work uses walking and running — and ordinary people — to ask the question: What is the power of bodies meeting together in a public space?...
01:13, 05/02/2019

Oregon teachers walking out to protest school funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Thousands of teachers plan to walk out across Oregon to protest education funding. Schools around the state will close for at least part of Wednesday as teachers try to put pressure on lawmakers for more money. Oregon schools have ...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Sudan' military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia Sudan's ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country's former president from power ignores the idea that Islamic Sharia law is the basis for the country's legislation....
20:00, 05/08/2019

‘We’re not robots’: Uber and Lyft drivers protest in San Francisco Uber and Lyft drivers staged demonstrations in major cities nationwide May 8. Drivers in San Francisco demanded more compensation as ride-hailing companies go public....
07:52, 05/09/2019

Arizona Students Protest Border Patrol Detention of Classmate More than 100 classmates called for the release of Thomas Torres-Maytorena, 18, who was detained last week after the authorities say he “indicated” he had an “overstayed visa.”...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Czech Republic: Thousands protest replacement of justice minister Thousands of Czechs have rallied to protest the planned appointment of the country's new justice minister. Protesters say proposed new minister Marie Benesova is too close to the current president and prime minister....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Mexican vendors' leader killed at protest in Cuernavaca city Gunmen killed a Mexican union official apparently accompanying protesting street vendors early Wednesday outside city hall in the south-central city of Cuernavaca, and a second man died and a TV cameraman and another victim were wounded, officials sa...
00:39, 05/09/2019

Shooting at Mexican protest kills 2 union leaders, injures others MEXICO CITY — A union official accompanying protesting street vendors was shot to death Wednesday during the demonstration outside city hall in the south-central Mexico city of Cuernavaca, and another trade unionist also was killed, officials said. A...
06:26, 05/09/2019

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

Hundreds protest against plans to drill in Great Australian Bight Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young says most South Australians do not want oil drilling in Great Australian BightHundreds of people have gathered on an Adelaide beach to protest against Norwegian energy giant Equinor’s plans to drill in the Great Aust...
07:13, 05/05/2019

8 Days Without Power, Water Since Cyclone Fani, Odisha In Protest As power and water remained elusive in most cyclone-ravaged areas of coastal Odisha for the eighth day in a row despite the government's efforts to give restoration a push, protests broke out in......
08:13, 05/11/2019

Czechs protest for second week against new justice minister over meddling fears Thousands of Czechs filled the center of Prague and other cities for a second week in a row to protest against the appointment of a new justice minister who they say they fear could meddle with a criminal case involving the prime minister....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Marchers gather to protest Venezuela's Maduro, U.S. and Russia at odds Marchers gathered on Wednesday for planned mass street protests against leftist Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as tension grew between Russia and the United States over the political standoff in the OPEC-member nation....
20:13, 05/01/2019

Huge crowds join protest sit-in against Sudan's military leaders Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined a sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry on Thursday to press the ruling military council to hand over power to a civilian government....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Uber drivers set to protest around the world ahead of the company's $90 billion IPO Drivers are also expected to stage protests against Uber and Lyft in at least eight cities around the U.S., including New York, Chicago and San Francisco....
11:13, 05/08/2019

Cubans protest U.S. sanctions as Trump raises pressure on Venezuela Millions of Cubans took to the streets on Wednesday in protest over new sanctions imposed on the Caribbean island by the Trump administration and U.S. efforts to topple the government of socialist ally Venezuela....
19:13, 05/01/2019

| Sudan protest death toll hits 90: doctors committee Ninety protesters have been killed in protest-related violence across Sudan since demonstrations against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted in December, a doctors' committee says....
05:13, 05/07/2019

Sudan's protest coalition calls for civil disobedience campaign Sudanese protest and opposition leaders called on Wednesday for a campaign of civil disobedience in response to what one of them described as the military's "disappointing" answer to their proposals for an interim government....
17:39, 05/08/2019

Same-sex selfie kiss kickstarts Matteo Salvini photobomb protest Far-right Italian deputy is hounded by photobombers after image goes viralWhen two Sicilian women shared a same-sex kiss on 26 April, they kickstarted a “selfie-guerrilla’’ photobomb protest against Italy’s populist far-right leader and anti-LGBT min...
15:13, 05/11/2019

France's 'yellow vests' protest in dwindling numbers, some clashes French police fired tear gas in skirmishes with masked demonstrators in Lyon and Nantes on Saturday, the 26th straight weekend of "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his economic reform agenda....
22:39, 05/11/2019

Extinction Rebellion founder cleared over King's College protest Jury finds Roger Hallam not guilty of causing damage after spray painting building’s wallThe founder of Extinction Rebellion has been cleared of causing damage worth £7,000 by daubing a slogan on a listed university building.Roger Hallam, 52, sprayed...
20:00, 05/09/2019

League of Legends Maker Keeps Arbitration Clause Despite Employee Protest Riot Games, maker of the worldwide hit video game League of Legends, will keep its requirement that employees' sexual-harassment or discrimination complaints be handled via arbitration....
12:39, 05/18/2019

Ugandan pop star and critic of President Museveni detained over protest A Ugandan court ordered on Monday the detention of a pop star and lawmaker who wants to unseat veteran leader Yoweri Musaveni at the next election on charges of having organized a demonstration last year against a new tax on social media users....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Sydney Harbour Bridge protest: 13 arrested in climate demonstration Greenpeace supporters abseil off bridge unfurling banners calling on political parties to declare a ‘climate emergency’ Thirteen people have been arrested after environmental activists abseiled off the Sydney Harbour Bridge to demand action on climat...
02:13, 05/14/2019

Brazil's indigenous tribes protest Bolsonaro assimilation plan Thousands of people representing the more than 300 tribes native to Brazil marched to government offices in Brasilia on Friday to protest the policies of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that threaten their reservation lands....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Sudanese protest group says military council 'not serious' about civilian handover Sudan's main protest group said on Tuesday the ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) appeared "not serious" about transferring power to civilians....
19:52, 04/30/2019

| Sudan protest leaders say accord with army on transitional authority Sudan's protest leaders says they have reached a breakthrough agreement with the country's military rulers on transitional authorities to run the country....
08:52, 05/14/2019

Xi Jinping praises a historic student protest. It could never happen today In a country whose leadership has little tolerance for open dissent, it is rare to hear Chinese President Xi Jinping praise a student protest against the government....
09:00, 04/30/2019

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

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

Czechs protest justice appointee, fear meddling in PM's case Thousands protested around the Czech Republic on Monday against a justice minister nominee they fear might meddle with a criminal case involving the prime minister....
23:52, 04/29/2019

Crowds Return to Hong Kong Streets to Protest Extradition Law Tens of thousands marched through Hong Kong in one of the strongest protest turnouts in recent years, a resurgence of activism as opposition grows over a proposed law that would allow extradition to the mainland....
20:52, 04/28/2019

USWNT’s Megan Rapinoe says she’s a ‘walking protest’ of the Trump administration No longer allowed to kneel during the anthem before national team games, the outspoken midfielder claims that just being herself is a rebuke to the administration....
18:13, 05/15/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide rallies organized against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro since he took office Jan. 1...
02:52, 05/16/2019

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

Poles stage banana protest over removal of 'indecent' artwork Around 1,000 people, many eating bananas to make their point, protested in front of Warsaw's National Museum on Monday over a decision last week to remove artworks deemed "indecent" by the museum's director....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Uganda: Opposition pop star Bobi Wine jailed over protest The Ugandan pop star and opposition figure known as Bobi Wine has been remanded to jail after being charged over his role in a street protest against social media tax last year...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Top Russian skateboarder hit with doping ban MOSCOW (AP) — A top Russian skateboarder has been handed a four-year doping ban, just as his sport prepares to make its Olympic debut. The Russian Anti-Doping Agency says Maxim Kruglov, known as “Mad Maxim,” was punished under a rule agai...
16:52, 05/14/2019

In limbo: the dirty Russian oil no one wants to pay for The bills are due for millions of barrels of contaminated Russian oil that have been stuck for weeks in pipelines from Belarus to Germany - but no one wants to pay....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Thousands protest against Maduro as Venezuela standoff sparks U.S.-Russia tension Thousands of marchers protested in Venezuela on Wednesday to try to force socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power as tension grew between Russia and the United States over the political standoff in the OPEC-member nation....
22:39, 05/01/2019

Poles Are Posting Photos of Themselves Eating Bananas to Protest Government Censorship (WARSAW, Poland) — Poland’s artists and opposition politicians are posting photos of themselves eating bananas in protest after authorities called an artwork featuring the fruit obscene and removed it from a top national gallery. The 1973...
20:52, 04/29/2019

Israel kills two militants in Gaza; two Palestinians killed in border protest Israel killed two Hamas militants in air strikes on Gaza on Friday, and two Palestinian protesters were killed in clashes with Israeli forces along the enclave's border....
01:26, 05/04/2019

35 days into protest, Washington activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy Several activists ignored a trespassing warning and remained holed up in Venezuela’s embassy in the United States on Tuesday, highlighting a dispute over who is the legitimate leader of the South American nation....
05:39, 05/15/2019

Uber and Lyft strikes: US drivers stop taking rides in protest over pay Actions in Los Angeles, New York, San Diego and PhiladelphiaStoppages vary from two hours to whole dayRideshare drivers are striking and protesting in major cities across the United States, with many participating in a 24-hour strike of the Uber and ...
18:26, 05/08/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers going on strike in at least 8 cities to protest low wages, job insecurity Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the country plan to strike Wednesday to protest low pay among several other labor concerns. The strike is timed to coincide with Uber’s IPO filing on Friday. The flashiest new tech stock to hit the market, Uber ...
15:26, 05/08/2019

Activists occupy German pipeline in anti-Nord Stream protest BERLIN (AP) — Police say activists have occupied a building site in northern Germany to protest against the ongoing Nord Stream 2 pipeline project with Russia. The dpa news agency reported that protesters, whose motto is “Stop up Nord Stream 2&...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Students storm out of Colorado school shooting vigil in protest of politicians Survivors of a Colorado school shooting walked out of vigil for their slain classmate on Wednesday night in protest of politicians and other groups using it as a platform for gun control, a local report said. The students from STEM High School, where...
12:26, 05/09/2019

Senate backs appeals court judge from Calif. as Dems protest WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed a Los Angeles lawyer as a federal appeals court judge, despite opposition from California’s two Democratic senators. The Senate voted, 52-45, Wednesday to confirm Kenneth Lee’s nomination to the ...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Activists protest in Mendoza to demand justice in clergy sex abuse case Prosecutors say that members of the clergy abused at least 20 children at the Provolo Institute in Mendoza province. The case has caused a worldwide uproar and more than a dozen people face charges....
23:39, 05/06/2019

Protest overshadow inauguration as Buenos Aires Book Fair kicks off 45th edition of Buenos Aires International Book Fair began Thursday, with opening speeches from Culture Secretary Pablo Avelluto and international feminist scholar Rita Segato....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Arizona students march to protest football player's potential deportation Thomas Torres has been in the US since he was a toddler and will miss his graduation to appear in immigration court on 22 MayAn Arizona high school senior who has been in the US since he was a toddler was arrested and faces deportation to Mexico, spa...
19:52, 05/07/2019

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

Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off Sudan's main protest group called on Monday for civil disobedience and a general strike as meetings with the country's military rulers failed to provide any breakthrough on the formation of a joint civilian-military transitional council....
23:52, 04/29/2019

Greenpeace activists scale Sydney Harbour Bridge in climate protest Three Greenpeace activists were hanging from ropes under Sydney Harbour Bridge on Tuesday as part of a protest to demand that Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison take "emergency" action on climate change....
01:52, 05/14/2019

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

Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: residents Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor have stepped up protests against the U.S.-allied Kurdish militia that controls the oil-rich province after seizing it from Islamic State, residents, protesters and tribal chiefs said on Sunday....
01:00, 04/29/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government shutdown, which has left 800,000 workers without pay....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Sudanese forces disperse protest in Khartoum North: Reuters witness Sudanese police and Rapid Support Forces used tear gas on Monday to disperse dozens of protesters in Khartoum North and removed barriers they had set up on a main street leading to the heart of the capital, a Reuters witness said....
14:26, 05/13/2019

Peace activists protest nuclear-arms service at London abbey British royalty, politicians and military chiefs are gathering to mark half a century of a nuclear-armed Britain — though organizers insist they are not thanking God for atomic weapons...
13:26, 05/03/2019

In Peaceful Protest, Jet Airways Staff Requests Centre To Save Airline On Labour Day, we have gathered for a peaceful protest. We did not get our salaries for two months. Our mediclaim policy had also lapsed, one of the jet Airways employee said....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest Georgia's oppressive new abortion law American politics took a nasty (if painfully not unprecedented) lurch toward Gilead this week, when Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed a bill into law that would, starting in 2020, ban abortions in the state if a fetal heartbeat was detected—i.e., at...
23:39, 05/11/2019

Parents protest development at site of old thermometer factory over mercury fears Lower Manhattan moms are feverishly fighting the Howard Hughes Corp. over its plans to dig up and develop the site of a former thermometer factory — possibly exposing school kids across the street to long-buried mercury. They’re worried that work at ...
18:26, 05/18/2019

Greenpeace activists climb Sydney Harbour Bridge in climate protest Police arrested 13 people on Tuesday after they scaled the Sydney Harbour Bridge to demand Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison take emergency action to address climate change....
07:26, 05/14/2019

Italy unions refuse to load Saudi ship in protest over Yemen war Italian unions refused on Monday to load electricity generators onto a Saudi Arabian ship with weapons on board in a protest against the war in Yemen....
14:26, 05/20/2019

South Dakota governor, Oglala Sioux in pipeline protest law standoff The Oglala Sioux and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem are each waiting for the other side to make a move to resolve a disagreement over anti-protest legislation that led to the tribe banning the governor from one of the largest reservations in the Unite...
03:13, 05/08/2019

Russian athlete Savina gets 12-year ban Russian middle distance runner Kseniya Savina has been suspended for 12 years after she was found to have taken a banned substance and then provided false medical documents to avoid sanctions, the Athletics Integrity Unit said on Wednesday....
14:26, 05/08/2019

Is That Whale a Russian Agent? The Beluga Won't Tell Some Norwegian scientists are convinced a beluga whale stalking boats off Norway’s Arctic coast is an operative from the Russian base in Murmansk that trains sea mammals for military missions....
20:00, 05/11/2019

Russian, U.S. top diplomats to meet on May 6 in Finland: RIA Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov may meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on May 6 in Finland, RIA news agency reported on Thursday citing a Russian official....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Why Russian Missiles (Again) Divide Turkey and the U.S. Understanding Turkey’s rollercoaster relations with the U.S. requires a grasp of advanced military hardware. The Turkish government is on the brink of buying Russia’s S-400 missile-defense system, angering President Donald Trump’s administration, whi...
06:00, 05/06/2019

Clad in green, film crew protest Argentina abortion law on Cannes red carpet Waving green scarves and chanting "solidarity for women", an Argentine film crew and several dozen campaigners turned the Cannes red carpet into a protest on Saturday as they showcased a documentary looking at the highly-charged issue of abortion....
21:00, 05/18/2019

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over the past year, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt), Jamie...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Great Australian Bight: parties soften stance as voters protest over drilling With sitting Liberal MPs along coast under pressure from angry electorate, Coalition promises audit of regulator’s decision A last-ditch effort to win votes in key seats in South Australia and Victoria has prompted both major parties to make changes ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

Uber, Lyft strike hits LA, NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest low wages Drivers are unhappy with pay and work conditions at a time when Uber and Lyft are trying lure investors.        ...
19:00, 05/08/2019

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

Thousands protest in Hong Kong's largest demonstration in 5 years, political group says Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier for officials to extradite people to mainland China....
12:26, 04/29/2019

Manchester City protest innocence to Uefa amid Champions League ban threat • City say they have ‘comprehensive proof’ of their innocence• Uefa investigatory body members feel City have case to answerManchester City say they have provided “comprehensive proof” of their innocence to the Uefa body investigating allegations of ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Man charged after woman struck by horse at anti-Adani protest in central Queensland Horse rider allegedly knocked over a woman in her 60s after riding through a crowd in Clermont ShowgroundA man who rode a horse through an anti-Adani protest has been charged after he allegedly knocked over and injured a woman in central Queensland.T...
14:52, 05/01/2019

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

North Korea launches more missiles in apparent protest after Trump summit collapse North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday, its second such test in less than a week and an apparent protest by leader Kim Jong Un after President Donald Trump rejected his calls for sanctions relief at a summit in Feb...
19:13, 05/09/2019

Google Workers Protest Alleged Company Retaliation Six Months After Massive Walkout In November, thousands of Google staffers walked out of their offices around the world to protest how the company handled alleged misconduct by several top executives. It marked what’s likely the largest collective action of tech workers to date. And...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Los Angeles mayor declares city a Clippers town, while Lakers fan plans protest The Los Angeles Clippers appear to have everything going in their favor while the Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly set to face protests outside the Staples Center on Friday....
17:26, 05/10/2019

Russian plane lands in flames, killing 13 Officials say 13 people died and at least four were injured after a plane belonging to Russia's flagship carrier Aeroflot caught fire and made an emergency landing in Moscow. (May 5)        ...
22:26, 05/05/2019

Putin on Victory Day: Russian military to be strengthened Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the annual military Victory Day parade in Red Square that the country will continue to strengthen its armed forces....
11:39, 05/09/2019

New Mexico man killed in Russian airliner fire A New Mexico man who had just landed his dream job as a fishing guide in Russia was among those killed when an airliner burst into flames in Moscow. Friends remember Jeremy Brooks as a fly-fishing expert who 'loved everyone.' (May 7)  ...
14:52, 05/07/2019

North Korea’s new missile has Russian fingerprints ‘all over’ it FILE – This May 4, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government shows a launch of a missile in the east coast of North Korea. Experts say North Korea’s latest launches suggest it may have acquired or cloned a short-range missile t...
17:26, 05/10/2019

Video Shows Russian Plane on Fire An Aeroflot aircraft landed at Moscow Sheremetyevo airport partly engulfed in flames on Sunday. The crash landing killed 13 people, Tass, a Russian news agency, reported....
20:52, 05/05/2019

'Kommersant' Russian journalists quit over censorship Two veteran reporters were fired, and their colleagues on the political desk quit in protest at the 'Kommersant' business newspaper. The billionaire owner apparently disapproved of an article....
00:26, 05/21/2019

VPN services reject Russian government requirements Earlier this year Russia's internet censor demanded that VPN providers comply with local laws or face a ban and now the deadline has expired and 12 popular services have refused to cooperate.While most of the VPN companies are removing their ser...
21:13, 05/16/2019

EU elections: Commissioner warns of Russian meddling EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova expressed concern about disinformation campaigns, particularly from Russia. Her warning comes just two weeks before key European Parliament elections in the bloc....
09:26, 05/13/2019

WhatsApp 'Will Never Be Secure', Says Russian Rival Telegram The Russian founder of popular messaging app Telegram has warned that WhatsApp, the world's top messaging app, will continue to be open to surveillance...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Cyprus gas discoveries spark US-Russian gamesmanship To counter Russian influence in the Eastern Mediterranean and Turkish ambivalence, the US is strengthening its involvement in the region's energy development. Diego Cupolo reports from Nicosia....
08:39, 05/04/2019

Bears in Russian zoo predict Ukrainian election "Anyone but Poroshenko!" cried the crowd in a Russian zoo on Thursday as a brown bear made its way toward a butternut squash bearing a picture of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Russian 'spy whale' may have provided therapy for children The tame beluga whale which appeared in Norwegian waters may have previously served as a child therapy animal in Russia, according to Fiskeribladet. There had been media speculation that the whale was a Russian navy spy....
18:00, 05/08/2019

Venezuelan FM: Russian military presence could be expanded MOSCOW (AP) — Venezuela’s foreign minister says the country may expand the presence of Russian military specialists there, as Moscow and Washington accuse each other of interfering in the country’s crisis. Russia has had deep military coo...
14:13, 05/06/2019

2 Russian soccer players sentenced to prison MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian soccer players have been sentenced to 1½ years in prison for their part in a drunken bar fight last year. Krasnodar midfielder Pavel Mamayev and Zenit forward Alexander Kokorin were arrested in October after assaulting a man...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Turkey denies delaying Russian S-400 deal Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has denied that Turkey is delaying the purchase of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia amid tensions with the United States....
14:13, 05/15/2019

Dirty Russian oil fuels anger in Minsk When Poland turned the taps off on contaminated Russian oil this week, fears of price hikes were felt in Germany and Poland. But for Belarus, the issue could have deeper ramifications in its relations with Moscow....
03:39, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Dozens killed on Russian burning jet MOSCOW (AP) — The latest on an airplane that landed in flames at a Moscow airport (all times local): 1:05 a.m. Russian officials have given out conflicting numbers on a fiery airline accident at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, but they indicate ...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Tech workers protest data mining firm Palantir for role in immigrant arrests Activists post news reports on company’s work with Ice to developers’ program GithubPalantir, the CIA-backed data-mining firm co-founded by Donald Trump’s ally Peter Thiel, became the target of an online protest organized by tech activists against th...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong court says deterrence only motive for sending protest leader back to jail Hong Kong's Court of Appeal sent a young leader of the Chinese-ruled city's 2014 "Umbrella" pro-democracy street protests back to jail on Thursday for contempt of court, ruling out any motive other than ensuring a "deterrent sentence"....
12:13, 05/16/2019

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

Russian, Venezuelan foreign ministers to meet in Moscow Russian state news agencies say Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is to meet with his Venezuelan counterpart on Sunday, a day before Lavrov is to meet the U.S. secretary of state amid growing tensions over the Venezuela crisis....
16:39, 05/04/2019

Israel frees two prisoners to Syria after Russian mediation Israel released two prisoners on Sunday, sending them back to Syria in what Damascus described as Russian-mediated reciprocation for the repatriation of the body of a long-missing Israeli soldier....
18:13, 04/28/2019

At Least 40 Dead In Russian Plane’s Fiery Emergency Landing (AP PHOTO) MOSCOW (AP) – A Russian airliner burst into flames while making an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport Sunday evening, and at least 40 people died, officials said. The Sukhoi SSJ100 operated by national airline A...
04:13, 05/06/2019

Both flight recorders recovered from burned Russian plane MOSCOW — Russia’s main investigative body says both flight recorders have been recovered from the plane that caught fire while making an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, killing at least 40 people. Committee spokeswoman...
11:52, 05/06/2019

Russian energy minister outlines what's next for OPEC and its allies Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak tells CNBC that OPEC and its allies could possibly increase oil production if their assessment of the market shows a shortfall in supply....
06:26, 05/20/2019

Tainted oil hits Russian revenues but rouble immune for now Russia suffered a $1 billion shortfall in export revenues in the first two weeks of May after the discovery of contaminated oil disrupted pipeline flows to Europe, a Reuters calculation showed....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Oil traders try to ship dirty Russian crude to Asia Trading companies Vitol and Unipec are sending around 700,000 tonnes of contaminated Russian oil to Asia in an attempt to place the barrels rejected by buyers in Europe, according to trading sources and ship tracking data....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Russian Investigators Examine Black Boxes for Cause of Jet Fire Russian officials were busy examining the black boxes and flight data recovered from the wreckage of a passenger jet that caught fire and killed 41 people at Moscow’s busiest airport....
13:26, 05/06/2019

Russian Spy Maria Butina Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison (WASHINGTON) — In a quivering voice, Maria Butina begged for leniency, casting herself as a comparative innocent caught up in a massive geopolitical power game. Prosecutors held a dimmer view, saying the 30-year-old Russian deliberately obscure...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for money A Russian gun rights activist serving a US prison sentence for acting as an unregistered foreign agent has released a video asking for money to help pay her legal costs...
21:13, 05/19/2019

More than a dozen killed after Russian plane bursts into flames At least 13 people — including 2 children — were killed when flames broke out aboard a Russian passenger plane and it was forced to make a fiery emergency landing in Moscow on Sunday, according to the Russian news agency TASS. The Aeroflot Sukoi Supe...
00:13, 05/06/2019

Facebook Removes More Pages Tied to Russian Operators Facebook on Monday said it removed more pages, groups and accounts that originated in Russia and were being deceptive about who was behind them and what they were up to....
11:13, 05/07/2019

Russian watchdog to fine Samsung over smartphone pricing: RIA Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog plans to fine South Korean electronic giant Samsung over the pricing of its smartphones, RIA news agency cited the watchdog as saying on Thursday....
14:52, 05/16/2019

Russian boxing powerbroker says govt not backing $16M offer MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian boxing powerbroker behind a $16 million offer aimed at keeping the sport in the Olympics has denied the government is funding his campaign. Umar Kremlev is due to present his offer when the International Boxing Association&#...
14:13, 05/16/2019

241m Europeans 'may have received Russian-linked disinformation' Research says malign actors online tried to craft individual narrative for each EU stateAround half of all Europeans could have been exposed to disinformation promoted by social media accounts linked to Russia before the European elections, an analys...
11:52, 05/08/2019

Pompeo to speak with Russian counterpart on Venezuela: Bolton U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was scheduled to speak with his Russian counterpart on Wednesday amid tensions over the political situation in Venezuela, White House national security adviser John Bolton said in television interviews....
15:13, 05/01/2019

Harness-wearing whale was 'trained by Russian military' Fishermen off Norway's northern coast were astonished last week when they spotted a beluga whale wearing a harness, complete with mounts for a camera....
15:00, 04/29/2019

Two Russian soccer internationals sentenced to jail for assault A Moscow court on Wednesday sentenced two Russian international soccer players to prison terms for their involvement in assaults last year in a case that a top official said should serve as a lesson to other privileged athletes....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Russian retailer Magnit says not planning major deals Russia's second-biggest food retailer Magnit is not considering any major deals at the moment, a company official told reporters on Tuesday when asked if Magnit planned to pursue an acquisition of a smaller rival Lenta....
10:52, 04/30/2019

Putin signs Russian internet isolation bill into law Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law on Wednesday that will tighten government control over the internet. The new law requires that internet service providers in Russia unplug from foreign servers. It also calls for the creation of...
22:13, 05/01/2019

2 Russian spies sentenced in Montenegro in coup attempt A Montenegro court has sentenced 13 people, including two Russian secret service operatives, to up to 15 years in prison after they were convicted of plotting to overthrow the Balkan country's government and prevent it from joining NATO....
11:39, 05/09/2019

Prominent Russian journalist and critic of Putin dies at 59 MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent Russian journalist whose TV reports changed between acclaiming President Vladimir Putin to scathing criticism has died. He was 59. The Govorit Moskva radio station said on Friday that its editor-in-chief, Sergei Dorenko, die...
13:13, 05/10/2019

Mystery of the missing whale: is it a Russian spy or child therapist? Beluga with Russian harness found off Norwegian coast – but no one has publicly announced they’ve lost a whaleWhen Morten Vikeby saw reports that a “spy whale” from Russia had been found off the Norwegian coast, he immediately phoned his old fishery ...
06:52, 05/10/2019

Seven Russian tourists feared killed by avalanche in Siberia Seven Russian tourists on a hiking holiday in Siberia are feared dead after an avalanche on a ridge in the Altai region, the local emergencies ministry said on Wednesday, saying rescue workers were still looking for the missing walkers....
10:39, 05/08/2019

Is roadkill a harmless all-you-can-eat buffet or game of Russian roulette You might grimace at the idea of scavenging roadside meat run down by a car. Yet some people view it as a free, organic source of meat that would be a shame to waste....
15:13, 05/15/2019

Russian buyout of Spanish supermarket chain Día succeeds Investment fund owned by Russian tycoon takes majority control of struggling Spanish supermarket chain, which also operates stores in Argentina, Brazil and Portugal....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Kremlin pledges a response to new U.S. sanctions on Russian individuals The Kremlin said on Friday it would respond in kind to a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russian nationals, saying its retaliation would be consistent with Russia's national interest....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Democrats Seek Review of Russian Investment in Kentucky A Russian aluminum company recently came out from under United States sanctions. Now it’s planning to invest $200 million in Kentucky, and maybe more in other states....
02:13, 05/17/2019

'Russian spy' whale has defected to Norway, locals claim As experts fear for its survival, Tufjord residents told not to feed beluga so that it can learn to forageA beluga whale that may – or may not – have been trained to spy for Russia appears to have defected to Norway, refusing to stray more than a few...
20:13, 05/02/2019

Russian athlete Savina gets 12-year doping ban: federation Russian middle-distance runner Kseniya Savina has been banned for 12 years for anti-doping violations by global athletics authorities, the Russian athletics federation said on Wednesday....
09:52, 05/08/2019

Oglala Sioux Tribe Tells South Dakota Governor ‘You Are Not Welcome’ in Dispute Over Right to Protest Keystone Pipeline The Oglala Sioux Tribe has yanked the welcome mat right out from under South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s feet, basically telling her to stay off their lawn....
13:00, 05/04/2019

Russian oil quality back to normal at Baltic port after contamination Russia has begun shipping clean oil via the Baltic after a contamination problem disrupted flows for three weeks and it is working to resume supplies by a pipeline to Europe although traders said this might take several more weeks to fix....
19:39, 05/13/2019

Russian hackers breached two Florida counties in 2016, governor says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday that Russian hackers breached voter databases in two of the state's counties before the 2016 presidential election....
06:52, 05/15/2019

Pompeo warns of dangers of Russian and Chinese activities in the Arctic In a speech at the Arctic Council, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Moscow and Beijing have been acting aggressively in the region threatening its stability and future economic prospects....
17:52, 05/06/2019

Former defense secretary Gates says it’s not ‘case closed’ on Russian interference On CBS News’s “Face the Nation,” Gates pushed back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s call for the country to move on from the Mueller report....
19:52, 05/12/2019

Russian reporters resign en masse in row over Putin ally report A senior editor and 10 journalists at Russian daily newspaper Kommersant said on Monday they were resigning to protest against the firing of two colleagues over an article about a possible reshuffle of President Vladimir Putin's close allies....
20:39, 05/20/2019

Death toll in fiery Russian plane crash climbs to 41 The death toll in the fiery crash-landing of a Russian plane climbed to 41 on Sunday evening, with some passengers still unaccounted for, authorities and local reports said. Video footage showed the Aeroflot Sukoi Superjet bouncing on the tarmac at M...
00:13, 05/06/2019

Russian oil quality in Ust-Luga approaching normal - trade sources Russian oil quality at the Baltic port of Ust-Luga was approaching normal levels on Friday after being contaminated with organic chlorides for more than two weeks, trade sources said on Friday....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Russian foreign minister to meet Venezuela counterpart on May 5: Ifax Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold talks with his Venezuelan counterpart, Jorge Arreaza, in Moscow on Sunday, Interfax reported on Saturday, citing the Russian foreign ministry....
14:39, 05/04/2019

The Way These Russian Mechanics Built This Bentley 'Ultratank' Is Utterly Fascinating The idea of a $150,000+ luxury car like the Bentley Continental GT being chopped up and turned into a tank tickles the most primal of our human fancies, which is why so many are watching this video of the luxury “Ultratank” bombing through dirt and o...
00:13, 05/14/2019

NATO member Estonian reports alleged Russian air violation The Baltic region's main news agency says a Russian military aircraft briefly violated the airspace of NATO member Estonia, near the Baltic Sea island of Vaindloo, and Moscow's ambassador to the Baltic country has been summoned over the incident....
17:13, 05/20/2019

Russian Man Jailed For Buying F-16 Manuals, Claims They Were For Flight Sims A Russian national is currently being held in Weber County, Utah, after being arrested and charged with “conspiring against the United States, smuggling and violating the Arms Export Control Act”. All over what he claims are some manuals he was using...
03:13, 05/14/2019

On a Russian outpost in the Pacific, fear and fantasies of a Japanese future   A recent flurry of talks has brought speculation that the Kremlin may be willing to hand some of the islands, seized by the Red Army during World War II, back to Japan....
18:13, 05/12/2019

An Airplane’s Extraordinary Story Recalls Bygone U.S.-Russian Amity Abandoned in the Arctic for seven decades, the last remaining Lend-Lease Douglas airplane in Russia is museum-bound, at a time of tensions with the United States....
00:00, 05/08/2019

Russian plane fire: Investigators recover flight recorders The flight recorders from a plane that caught fire during an emergency landing at a Moscow airport have been retrieved. At least 41 people died as a result and it is uncertain if the fire started before or after landing....
14:13, 05/06/2019

Russian govt to consider state support for sanctioned van maker GAZ - TASS Russia's Industry and Trade Ministry plans to ask the government to consider state support for van maker GAZ, which is under U.S. sanctions, TASS news agency cited Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov as saying on Friday....
17:52, 05/17/2019

Russian bots rigged ‘The Voice’ spin-off so millionaire’s daughter won The 11-year-old daughter of a Russian millionaire was forced to give up the top prize in a “The Voice” spin-off show when it was revealed that bots rigged the competition. Mikella Abramova — the daughter of former Eurovision contestant Al...
02:52, 05/17/2019

Shocking video shows Russian copilot dangling out cockpit Amazing video footage shows the copilot from Sunday’s burning Russian plane climbing out of a shattered cockpit window as flames and black smoke engulfed the aircraft — then frantically scramble up the emergency slide to help save people ...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Pompeo warns of dangers of Russian and Chinese activities in Arctic In a speech at the Arctic Council, Pompeo said Moscow and Beijing have acted aggressively in the region, threatening its stability and economic prospects....
01:52, 05/07/2019

Russian TV channel uncovers fraud in talent show voting Russia’s Channel One TV has annulled the results of a popular TV talent show after uncovering evidence of fraud in its most recent competition that led to a landslide win for a pop star’s daughter...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Russian plan to free whales risks their survival, say scientists International scientists criticized on Friday a Russian plan to release 10 captive killer whales into the Sea of Japan rather than return them to their original habitat, saying it could endanger the mammals' lives....
17:13, 05/17/2019

Morgan Stanley to shut down its Russian banking business in Q1 2020 Morgan Stanley is planning to send a formal notice to the Russian central bank that it will close down its banking operations in the country in the first quarter of 2020, its Russian unit said in its annual report....
20:26, 05/06/2019

Russian plane struck by lightning before fiery crash, passengers say The Russian plane that burst into flames during a dramatic emergency landing in Moscow — killing 41 people — was struck by lightning moments before the crash, the pilot and surviving passengers said. Fliers said that the lightning strike ...
13:39, 05/06/2019

Black boxes recovered from Russian Aeroflot crash that killed 41 The black box flight recorders have been recovered from the Aeroflot plane crash site at the Moscow airport where at least 41 people died, Russian officials said Monday....
17:26, 05/06/2019

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who reportedly ordered the firing of two journalists after they wrote an article about President Putin&...
23:39, 05/20/2019

Russian Deputy PM: Transneft ready to compensate damage from dirty oil - IFX Russian pipeline monopoly Transneft is ready to compensate Russian oil companies for damage from contaminated oil, Interfax news agency quoted Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak as saying on Wednesday....
22:39, 05/15/2019

Russian spy Maria Butina begs for cash in Instagram video Maria Butina — the Russian secret agent convicted of gathering intelligence on the National Rifle Association and other US groups — has been begging for cash on social media to help pay for her legal costs. The gun rights activist posted ...
07:00, 05/20/2019

| WATCH: 41 dead as Russian plane bursts into flames on landing A Russian passenger plane erupted in a huge ball of fire and black smoke after making an emergency landing at Moscow's busiest airport, killing 41 people including at least two children....
07:39, 05/06/2019

Montenegro opposition leaders jailed for pro-Russian coup plot A Montenegrin court has handed jail sentences to 14 people, including opposition politicians, over an alleged Russia-backed coup plot. The judge said the plot was aimed at stopping Montenegro from joining NATO....
15:13, 05/09/2019

Forty-one people killed in Russian passenger plane fire Forty-one people were killed after a Russian passenger plane made a fiery crash-landing Sunday at a Moscow airport, Elena Markovskaya, a member of the country's Investigative Committee, said....
03:26, 05/06/2019

Passengers tried to save their bags before Russian plane burst into flames As ferocious flames and thick, black clouds of smoke engulfed the outside of the plane, all hell was breaking loose inside. The fuel-laden Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi SSJ100 Superjet had been struck by lightning as it took off from a Moscow airport in a ...
06:39, 05/07/2019

U.S. condemns Putin's decree pushing Russian citizenship for Ukrainians The United States condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to hasten the process for residents in separatist-occupied Ukraine to gain citizenship....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Pompeo urges end to Russian involvement in Venezuela: State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged an end to Russian involvement in Venezuela in a call on Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the State Department said....
20:13, 05/01/2019

Judge sentences Russian operative Maria Butina to 18 months A federal judge on Friday sentenced Maria Butina, a Russian operative who infiltrated various conservative political groups in the United States, to 18 months in prison....
19:13, 04/28/2019

South Korean execs jailed for Russian shipwreck scam Three executives from a South Korean company have been jailed for lying that they found a long-lost sunken Russian warship filled with $133 billion worth of gold. Seoul-based firm Shinil Group made the stunning announcement in July that it unearthed ...
01:26, 05/03/2019

Trump Says He Discussed the ‘Russian Hoax’ in Phone Call With Putin The conversation took place shortly after the release of the special counsel’s report documenting Russian efforts to tilt the 2016 election in President Trump’s direction....
00:39, 05/04/2019

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

U.S. Boosts Natural-Gas Exports to EU, Aiming to Dent Russian Sales The U.S. has nearly tripled its natural-gas exports to the European Union since July and signed new licenses seeking to establish American energy as an EU mainstay....
22:52, 05/02/2019

Russian teacher who told infant to kiss ground to be fired A Russian kindergarten teacher who forced a boy to his knees and ordered him to kiss the ground is being fired and police have opened an investigation into the matter...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal: minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday, adding that Ankara should not be excluded from the F-35 jet project over the purchases....
12:39, 05/03/2019

Supervisors ignored Russian warnings over money laundering at Danske: document Russia's Central Bank sent warnings in 2007 and 2013 to Estonian and Danish financial supervisors over suspect transactions worth billion of dollars at the Estonian branch of Danske Bank but they were largely ignored, a confidential EU document shows...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Russian military is building a flying vehicle with rotating paddles Defence researchers in Russia are building a cyclocopter, which is a flying vehicle that looks more like a paddle steamer than a conventional aircraft...
19:13, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Trump tweets he, Putin discussed ‘Russian Hoax’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 1:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says the “Russian Hoax” was one of the topics he discussed with Russian’s Vladimir Putin ...
20:13, 05/03/2019

Leaked report: crashed Russian Air Force MiG-31 was shot down by wingman MiG-31 [credit: Russian Air Force ] Almost exactly two years ago, a Russian Air Force MiG-31 Foxhound supersonic interceptor went down durin...
15:13, 05/02/2019

'Russian spy' whale shines spotlight on military-grade animals For centuries, human beings have made use of animals' highly evolved capabilities, from the strength of horses to the hunting ability of birds of prey. Now, a discovery in Norway has turned the focus to the training of animals for military purposes....
08:52, 05/04/2019

Turkey offers Trump joint review of Russian S-400 threat Officials say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has discussed with U.S. President Donald Trump a Turkish proposal to establish a joint committee over Turkey's plans to purchase Russian S-400 missile defense systems....
20:13, 04/29/2019

Russian plane crash survivor recalls strong lightning strike A survivor of the Russian commercial airliner that crash-landed in Moscow on Sunday, killing 41 people, says a flash of lightning was heard moments before the plane began its emergency descent....
14:13, 05/07/2019

At Least 13 Dead as Russian Plane Lands in Flames at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport (MOSCOW) — Thirteen people were killed Sunday in a fiery airplane accident at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, a spokeswoman for the Russian Investigative Committee said. The Sukhoi SSJ100 operated by national airline Aeroflot had 73 passen...
00:52, 05/06/2019

Steward died helping passengers escape burning Russian plane A young flight attendant was hailed as a hero Monday after refusing to leave the doomed Russian airliner while passengers were still aboard and died while helping them evacuate the flaming plane, according to a report. Maxim Moiseyev could not open t...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Latest Target of Russian Vote Meddling: A Children’s Singing Contest A Russian broadcaster canceled the result of “The Voice Kids” after an investigation revealed that fan voting had been subject to “massive” manipulation....
18:52, 05/17/2019

Putin offers Russian citizenship to Ukrainians in separatist-held areas Russian President Vladimir Putin has sparked anger in Kiev by offering Russian citizenship to residents of areas in eastern Ukraine which are held by Russian-backed separatists....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Pompeo to raise 'aggressive, destabilizing' Russian actions with Putin, Lavrov Mike Pompeo will make his first trip to Russia as U.S. secretary of state next week for talks with President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on "aggressive and destabilizing actions" Moscow has taken around the world, a senior State...
20:39, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Clean oil loading at Ust-Luga port - Russian energy ministry Russia's energy ministry said on Friday that tankers were being loaded with clean oil at the Baltic port of Ust-Luga after oil imports via its Druzhba pipeline were halted due to contamination....
18:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Russian c.bank lowers U.S. dollars share in reserves due to possible risks Russia's central bank has lowered the share of dollars in its reserves because of the external risks the country could face, First Deputy Governor Ksenia Yudayeva said on Monday....
15:52, 05/20/2019

Thirteen killed after Russian passenger plane crash lands in Moscow Thirteen people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday, including two children, after the aircraft caught fire as it made a bumpy emergency landing at a Moscow airport, Russian investigators said....
23:00, 05/05/2019

Pompeo to speak with Russian counterpart; White House meeting on Venezuela set The Trump administration is turning its attention to Russia's role in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of intervening when President Nicolas Maduro was preparing to leave the country....
16:26, 05/01/2019

South Koreans jailed over ‘treasure-laden’ Russian shipwreck scam A court in South Korea has sentenced several business executives to prison after they tricked investors out of millions of dollars in a fraud involving a supposedly ‘treasure-laden’ Imperial Russian shipwreck....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Stung by Trump's Criticisms of Russian Gas Deal, Germany Makes Its Own Threats Germany pushed back against pressure from President Trump over its planned Russian gas pipeline after Berlin warned it could reconsider its commitment to begin importing American gas if the U.S. makes good on a threat to block the project....
19:13, 04/30/2019

Syrian, Russian Strikes Renew Fears of Offensive to Recapture Stronghold Syria’s government and Russia have intensified airstrikes and dropped barrel bombs on the last rebel stronghold in Syria, renewing fears of a military offensive to recapture the area despite the United Nations warning it would cause a humanitarian ca...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Morgan Stanley to shut down its Russian banking business in first quarter 2020 Morgan Stanley is planning to send a formal notice to the Russian central bank that it will close down its banking operations in the country in the first quarter of 2020, its Russian unit said in its annual report....
23:52, 05/06/2019

Huge fossil-like scars of the Anthropocene mark walls of Russian mine Vast machines have left the subterranean world of a potash mine in the Urals with ammonite-like whorls, photographed for a project to highlight lasting human impacts on the planet....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Austria video 'a trap' to sour relations with Moscow, Russian media say Austria's far-right vice chancellor, who quit after apparent dodgy dealings with a bogus Russian investor, was "a promising politician," said one Russian newspaper. Another hit out at the West's "blame Russia" rhetoric....
00:26, 05/20/2019

Syrian hospitals bombed by Assad, Russian troops after coordinates were shared with the UN Over the past two weeks, Syrian and Russian warplanes have hammered the last remaining rebel-held bastion in Syria’s north – killing dozens and prompting almost 200,000 people to flee. Not only is the renewed offensive raising red flags that a final ...
13:52, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian missiles deal -minister Turkey is not distancing itself from the NATO alliance by buying Russian S-400 missile defence systems, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday, adding that Ankara should not be excluded from the F-35 jet project over the purchases....
23:26, 05/03/2019

Burning Russian plane crash-lands at Moscow airport; at least 41 dead A burning Aeroflot plane crash-landed at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday, killing at least 41 people and injuring at least six others. Russian state news agency TASS reports....
04:52, 05/06/2019

41 dead after Russian passenger plane crash lands at Moscow airport Television footage showed the Sukhoi Superjet-100 making an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport with much of the rear part of the plane engulfed in flames....
04:00, 05/06/2019

Trump says he talked to Putin about ‘Russian Hoax’ but not about ongoing election interference After the one-hour call Friday covering North Korea, nuclear weapons and more, Trump contradicted his aides by saying Russia is “not looking at all to get involved in Venezuela....
00:52, 05/04/2019

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02:26, 05/07/2019

Hungary will have to buy Russian natural gas if Exxon waits on offshore project -minister Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Wednesday his country would again turn to Russia for natural gas supplies if Exxon Mobil Corp has not decided by September whether to invest in a massive Black Sea offshore project....
02:26, 05/16/2019

Fishermen Find Whale 'Trained By Russian Military', Sparking Fears A beluga whale was found by Norwegian fishermen wearing a harness that appeared to be made in Russia, prompting speculation the animal may have escaped from a Russian military facility....
08:52, 04/30/2019

Norwegian Fishermen Discover Beluga Whale That Might Be Working with the Russian Navy Norwegian fishermen discovered a beluga whale wearing a harness off the country’s northern coast last week. The fishermen were fascinated with how tame it was, but there might be a good reason that it was comfortable around humans. Scientists from No...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Mueller report: Trump dismisses 'Russian hoax' in call with Putin The report concluded that Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election was ‘sweeping and systematic’Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin discussed what Trump again dismissed as the “Russian hoax” in their first known phone call since th...
08:39, 05/04/2019

Comey defends Obama's handling of Russian interference, knocks Republicans Former FBI Director James Comey defended President Barack Obama's handling of Russian interference during the 2016 election, placing more blame on Republican lawmakers for not wanting to disclose Russia's involvement to the public sooner. ...
06:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Clean Russian oil yet to reach Belarus via major pipeline to Europe Belarus said on Monday that clean Russian oil had yet to reach its borders via a major pipeline supplying Europe after tainted crude running through the system prompted several importers to halt flows last week....
14:13, 04/29/2019

Pompeo will meet Russian foreign minister to discuss Venezuela crisis Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Finland next week to discuss disagreements over the crisis in Venezuela, a US official said Thursday. The two top diplomats will take up “a broad range of issues...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Documents suggest Russian plan to sway South Africa election Specialists linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin appeared to promise ‘to support the ruling ANC’ Russian specialists planned to influence South Africa’s general election in order to strengthen the ruling African National Congress party (ANC), documents seen b...
18:26, 05/08/2019

Norwegian Officials Are Worried This Beluga Whale Escaped From the Russian Military (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — A beluga whale found with a tight harness that appeared to be Russian made has raised the alarm of Norwegian officials and prompted speculation that the animal may have escaped from a Russian military facility. Joergen R...
17:52, 04/29/2019

Trump, Erdogan discuss working group on Russian S-400 missile system U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Monday discussed a Turkish proposal to strike a joint working group on its planned purchase of a Russian S-400 missile defense system, the Turkish Presidency said....
19:26, 04/29/2019

Probable Russian Navy covert camera whale discovered by Norwegians A beluga whale discovered off Norway's coast, wearing a harness that had an adapter for a GoPro camera, according to authorities. [credit: Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries ] ...
15:13, 05/02/2019

Russian central bank holds key rate, signals future cuts Russia's central bank held its key interest rate at 7.75 percent on Friday in line with market expectations, but said it could consider cutting rates as early as June....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin Falls Face-First On Ice In Viral Video Russian President Vladimir Putin scored eight goals during a friendly ice hockey match on Friday, only to trip and fall face-first into the ice after the match....
12:52, 05/13/2019

Russian spies found guilty of 2016 Montenegro coup attempt A Montenegro court Thursday found 14 people including two suspected Russian agents guilty of plotting to overthrow the country's government in 2016 to prevent it from joining NATO....
10:52, 05/10/2019

Burning Russian passenger plane makes emergency landing in Moscow A plane belonging to Russian national carrier Aeroflot has landed in flames at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport and unconfirmed reports say at least five people have been injured....
19:26, 05/05/2019

At least 13 killed after Russian passenger plane catches fire mid-air: news agencies At least 13 people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday when the plane caught fire mid-air and made an emergency landing at a Moscow airport on Sunday, Russian news agencies reported....
20:39, 05/05/2019

Russian anti-doping head demands purge of track federation MOSCOW (AP) — The CEO of the Russian anti-doping agency has called for the entire management and coaching staff of the country’s athletics federation to be removed from their posts. In a bid to end a years-long stalemate over drug use which has...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Alleged Russian agents convicted for masterminding coup plot in Europe Two alleged Russian intelligence agents have been convicted on terrorism charges for their role in an attempted 2016 coup in the small European nation of Montenegro. Both were tried in absentia, and their whereabouts are unknown....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Sen. Klobuchar on Russian interference: Trump ‘makes it worse by calling it a hoax’ The Minnesota Democrat criticized the president two days after his lengthy phone call with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, in which Trump did not raise concerns about potential Russian interference in 2020....
17:13, 05/05/2019

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

A Beluga Whale Is Allegedly a Russian Spy. There’s a Long History of Marine Mammals in the Military The discovery of a beluga whale in Norwegian waters that may or may not be working for the Russian navy has captured worldwide attention. Norwegian fisherman spotted the marine mammal on Monday wearing a GoPro camera harness with a label on the insid...
03:13, 05/04/2019

How hero flight attendant saved passengers in fiery Russian plane crash A heroic flight attendant on the plane that burst into flames during a dramatic emergency landing in Moscow grabbed passengers “by the collar” and pushed them out of the aircraft to safety, according to a new report. Tatyana Kasatkina, 34, told the S...
18:52, 05/06/2019

Detained American Paul Whelan's employer has Russian business ties BorgWarner helped Paul Whelan get into Russia by sponsoring a visa. He told his lawyers his arrest might be tied to politics involving U.S. sanctions.        ...
20:13, 05/11/2019

Recep Tayyip Erdogan expects F-35 jets 'sooner or later' despite Russian missiles purchase Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday he expects F-35 jets will be delivered "sooner or late"r to his nation despite a deal with Russia to purchase the S-400 surface-to-air missile system....
23:39, 05/19/2019

Russian foreign minister to hold rare talks with U.S. counterpart next week: TASS Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold rare face-to-face talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Finland next week, TASS news agency quoted a deputy Russian foreign minister as saying on Friday....
12:00, 05/03/2019

‘The Most Amazing Man,’ Friends Honor 22-Year-Old American Killed In Russian Plane Crash Jeremy Brooks, a 22 year-old American, was among the 41 people who died when a Russian plane burst into flames while making an emergency landing in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday. The recent graduate of Colorado College was on his way ...
19:13, 05/07/2019

Russian "Spy" Whale Refusing To Leave Norway City, Seeks Human Attention An alleged Russian spy whale is refusing to leave a Norwegian port city, in what appears to be a high-profile defection after a week of global attention on the unnamed beluga....
10:13, 05/03/2019

Putin signs law on fast-tracked Russian passports for Ukraine's rebel regions Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed has signed a law on fast-tracked Russian passports for Ukrainians who live in rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin said on Wednesday....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Russian investigators say 13 people, including 2 children, are dead in Moscow plane fire MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators say 13 people, including 2 children, are dead in Moscow plane fire....
21:39, 05/05/2019

Pompeo jousts with Russian diplomat on election interference in post-Mueller meeting Russian officials have been given a list of ways to establish they are no longer interfering in American elections, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Tuesday in Russia....
04:26, 05/15/2019

Russian couple dies in bubonic plague scare that closes Mongolia border A Russian couple died in Mongolia from suspected bubonic plague, sparking a panic aboard a plane and forcing authorities to place the border under “indefinite quarantine,” leaving tourists stranded, according to reports. “Preliminary test results sho...
19:52, 05/03/2019

James Clapper: 'We're losing sight' of Russian election interference 'on a rather massive scale' Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is warning that people are "losing sight" of the fact that the initial cause of the Russia probe was Moscow's attempts to interfere in the U.S. political system....
21:13, 05/14/2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes a tumble after big performance at hockey exhibition Russian President Vladimir Putin scores either eight or 10 goals in hockey exhibition, then trips on red carpet while taking a post-game lap.        ...
05:39, 05/11/2019

Prosecutor asks for jail time for Russian soccer stars accused of violence: RIA A Russian prosecutor on Monday asked a court to hand jail sentences to two famous Russian soccer players accused of taking part in violent attacks in Moscow, the RIA news agency reported....
20:52, 05/06/2019

Senate Panel Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr In Russian Election Meddling Probe President Donald Trump's son Donald Jr was subpoenaed Wednesday to testify by the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its probe into Russian election meddling, US media reported....
01:13, 05/09/2019

Can planes withstand lightning? Russian pilot says it may have contributed to deadly plane crash The pilot of a plane that crash-landed and burst into flames in Moscow said it was hit by lighting, but experts say planes are designed to withstand lightning strikes....
21:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. asks Turkey delay taking delivery of Russian missile; Ankara unlikely to back down The United States has asked Turkey to delay taking delivery of the S-400 Russian missile defense system, currently scheduled for July, in return for potentially approving the formation of a working group that Ankara has sought to establish, a source ...
01:13, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: Western buyers freeze payments for contaminated oil in extended Russian outage Total and Eni have stopped payments for the contaminated oil sold to them by Russian firms and said they will only pay when compensation is agreed, trading sources said, upping the stakes in what the sources say is Russia's worst oil supply disruptio...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Russian anti-doping chief calls for dismissal of athletics federation head Russia's anti-doping chief has called for the dismissal of the head of the country's suspended athletics federation as part of a proposal to ensure all Russian athletes can compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a letter seen by Reuters on Monday showed...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Putin expands list of Ukrainians, others eligible for fast-track Russian passports Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree expanding the list of Ukrainians and citizens of some other countries eligible for fast-tracked Russian passports, the Kremlin said on Wednesday....
20:13, 05/01/2019

Putin expands list of Ukrainians and others eligible for fast-tracked Russian passports Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree expanding the list of Ukrainians and citizens of some other countries eligible for fast-tracked Russian passports, the Kremlin said on Wednesday....
15:13, 05/01/2019

Fact-checking Trump's claims Obama 'did nothing' to stop Russian election interference As Washington was glued to Attorney General William Barr's public hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, President Donald Trump renewed his allegation that President Barack Obama "did nothing" to stop Russian interference in the ...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Forty-one reported killed after Russian passenger plane crash-lands in Moscow Forty-one people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday, including two children, after the aircraft caught fire as it made a bumpy emergency landing at a Moscow airport, Russian investigators said....
00:00, 05/06/2019

Turkey assessing delay at U.S. request in taking delivery of Russian missile: source Turkey is assessing whether to delay taking delivery of the S-400 Russian missile defense system, currently scheduled for July, after a new request from the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday....
22:26, 05/13/2019

Russian airline cancels Sukhoi Superjet order after fatal crash-landing - TASS Russian regional carrier Yamal Airlines said on Monday it was cancelling its planned purchase of 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100s, the same type of aircraft involved in a fatal crash-landing the previous day, the TASS news agency reported....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Suspected Russian spy, a beluga whale found with mysterious camera strap, lets people pet it The beluga whale with suspected Russian military ties has become a local attraction in Norway. It's so tame, it reportedly comes when called.        ...
19:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. asks Turkey delay taking delivery of Russian missile; Ankara unlikely to back down The United States has asked Turkey to delay taking delivery of the S-400 Russian missile defense system, currently scheduled for July, in return for potentially approving the formation of a working group that Ankara has sought to establish, a source ...
00:13, 05/14/2019

Russian Efforts to Exploit Racial Divisions in 2016 Found Firm Ground in U.S., Report Says The report, by the National Urban League, underlined the Russian interference but said that black voting rights were under attack from many actors, including domestic politicians....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Ben Stiller lends voice to Syrian refugees as White Helmets warn of Russian escalation Actor and director Ben Stiller appeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify on behalf of Syrian refugees as rescue workers and humanitarian groups warn of intensifying bombing raids and violence by Russian and Assad regime forces in northwestern ...
04:26, 05/02/2019

Russian airport workers caught on tape joking about deadly plane crash: report Russian airport officials were caught on tape laughing and making jokes as they watched a passenger jet burn, killing 41 people, over the weekend. “It’s burning strongly. If it landed like this, then it means people [were] injured on board,’’ a man s...
19:52, 05/07/2019

Russian minister: 41 bodies recovered from wreckage of plane that caught fire at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport MOSCOW (AP) — Russian minister: 41 bodies recovered from wreckage of plane that caught fire at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport....
14:13, 05/06/2019

American killed in Russian jet fire was recent college grad bound for dream job as fishing guide The lone American to die in the fiery crash landing of an Aeroflot jet in Moscow was bound for his dream job as a fly-fishing guide in Russia.        ...
22:13, 05/07/2019

Erdogan tells Putin: Syria targeting Turkish-Russian ties by ceasefire violations in Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the Syria government targeted the Turkish-Russian cooperation in Idlib by violating the agreed ceasefire, a statement from Erdogan's office said....
01:13, 05/14/2019

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

Austria’s Government on Verge of Collapse Over Video Scandal Involving Purported Niece of Russian Tycoon (VIENNA) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Monday he is seeking the removal of the country’s interior minister over a video scandal that has rocked the Alpine nation in recent days. The move, which must be approved by Austria̵...
00:13, 05/21/2019

'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

North Korea's missile launch was a protest after failed Trump summit: South Korea's Moon South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that North Korea's latest missile launch was probably a subdued protest against the United States after a failed summit of the two countries' leaders in Hanoi in February....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Gaza investigators call on Israel to review ‘rules of engagement’ as Gaza protest anniversary looms Human Rights Council-appointed investigators urged Israel on Monday to revise its military rules of engagement, shortly before the one-year anniversary of the start of mass demonstrations at the country’s border fence with Gaza, that have left hundre...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Abortion activists protest Georgia 'heartbeat' law Abortion activists are protesting Georgia's 'heartbeat' law. The signing caps weeks of tension and protests at the state Capitol and begins what could be a lengthy and costly legal battle over the law's constitutionality. (May 7) ...
01:39, 05/08/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike to protest the treatment of their drivers Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements.        ...
19:00, 05/08/2019

'With this money, I cannot survive': Uber, Lyft strike hits L.A., NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest Uber and Lyft drivers protested low wages in Los Angeles, New York and cities across the country but the impact on customers appeared limited.        ...
20:52, 05/08/2019

2,000-year-old remains of nomadic 'royal' unearthed by Russian farmer includes 'laughing man,' haul of jewels and weapons A farmer digging on his land in Russia discovered something unexpected: a 2,000-year-old burial mound containing the remains and artifacts of a nomadic royal -- including a strange "laughing" man skull. ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

YouTube recommended a Russian media site thousands of times for analysis of Mueller’s report, a watchdog group says YouTube recommended one video source above all others to viewers seeking information, a watchdog says: RT, the global media operation funded by the Russian government....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Resigns After Footage Shows Him Allegedly Offering Government Contracts to Russian Businesswoman (VIENNA) — Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor at a gathering in Ibiza. The...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Russian plane crash survivor tells her how landing made her feel like her 'eyes almost popped out' Survivors of the Russian Aeroflot plane crash have continued to come forward to share their accounts of the horror of escaping he tragedy which killed 41 passengers....
13:39, 05/07/2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls special counsel Mueller's inquiry 'very objective' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the Kremlin's election interference as well as new friction over Iran, Venezuela and arms control.        ...
00:52, 05/15/2019

Man Becomes Police Officer At 58 A 62-year-old Virginia police officer is proving that you’re never too old to achieve your dreams. Roscoe Friday joined the Richmond Police Department four years ago at the age of 58. He said becoming a police officer was something he had dream...
23:00, 05/20/2019

National Police Week LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police officers across the country are being honored this week for their service. The week has been dubbed National Police Week, which began May 12 and goes through May 18. According to the FBI, last year 106 law enforc...
13:39, 05/13/2019

May Day Protesters and Police Clash in Paris PARIS (AP) — Clusters of anarchists and yellow vest protesters disrupted a May Day march in Paris by setting fires and antagonizing riot police squads at the beginning and end, punctuating the route walked peacefully by tens of thousands of peo...
20:26, 05/01/2019

Police ID Thursday’s shooting victim TUCSON – Police are actively investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Thursday morning in central Tucson. According to Sgt. Pete Dugan with Tucson Police Department, officers responded to a 911 call from a woman who said her boyfriend, 39-y...
15:13, 05/03/2019

Police: New Mexico driver fled and said, ‘I don’t think so’ LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman is facing charges after police say she fled an officer during a traffic stop and told him, “I don’t think so.” Doña County court documents show Ricci Barnett was arrested April 21 following...
08:13, 05/13/2019

Maine boy, 6, dies after being hit by bus while biking: police Authorities in Maine have identified the first-grade student that was killed Wednesday after being run over by a school bus while riding his bicycle....
01:26, 05/03/2019

Police Searching For Gas Station Robber LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Police are looking for a suspect that robbed a gas station in Lexington. The incident happened at the Speedway on Winchester Road around 4:15 on Sunday afternoon. Police say the man walked into the store, left a note, ...
07:00, 05/20/2019

WATCH: Police Wrangle Loose Cow A cow from a petting zoo ran from a church event in Norwood, Ohio Saturday, leading police on a wild chase. Body camera footage shows police trying to wrangle the cow after multiple 911 calls. The officers and the rancher managed to put the animal ba...
07:00, 05/11/2019

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15:26, 05/08/2019

Man charged in machete attack on boy, 9, police say The boy and his friends were playing basketball in a Kentucky park when they were chased by Esteban Portugues, police said.        ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Police: man intentionally drove into pedestrians California authorities say an Iraqi war veteran deliberately drove into a group of pedestrians because he thought some of them were Muslims. Isaiah Peoples faces eight counts of attempted murder (April 26)        ...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Police look for connections in Florida hip-hop shootings Three shootings, all involving hip-hop performers or guests of a Miami-area festival prompt police investigation of whether they are tied together — or unrelated acts of violence...
08:00, 05/14/2019

US couple say Kenyan police took their 3-year-old boy An American couple living in Nairobi, Kenya, is demanding answers after a 3-year-old boy in their custody, they say, was taken away by authorities last month without explanation....
05:00, 05/14/2019

Police Investigating Shots Fired LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington Police are investigating after a witness said shots rang out along Alumni Drive Monday evening. Police say that it happened around 7:45 p.m. on Alumni Drive at Yellowstone Parkway. The witness told police that...
05:39, 05/14/2019

From the NFL to police force, duo brings different perspective to second career Former NFL players Jason Hilliard and Isaac Sowells are both embracing their communities as members of the Louisville Metro Police.        ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Police tow No. 2 leader of Venezuela congress to jail in car Venezuelan Security forces have arrested the No. 2 leader of the opposition-controlled congress as President Nicolás Maduro’s government begins going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a military uprising last week...
03:13, 05/09/2019

Tucson Police say K9 continues to recover after being stabbed twice TUCSON – A Tucson Police K9 continues to recover after being stabbed twice by an armed robbery suspect earlier this month. Tucson Police K9 said Monday that Blitz had “his drain tube removed and is home resting,” mentioning that he is also “eager” to...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Van donation for family wounded in police shooting (KJRH/NBC News) An Oklahoma mother whose kids were hurt in a recent police shooting has received a minivan to help her with future doctors’ trips. Olivia Hill lost her pickup truck in the officer-involved shooting. Three of her young children w...
08:13, 05/10/2019

Police: Lincoln man drops gun, shoots self in genitals LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 32-year-old Nebraska man is recovering after dropping his gun on a sidewalk, causing it to fire and shoot him in the genitals. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that police believe the man was walking Wednesday night ...
03:39, 05/04/2019

Landmine kills at least 15 police in western India Suspected leftist insurgents killed at least 15 police and a civilian driver in a landmine attack on two security vehicles on Wednesday in the western state of Maharashtra, police said, as the state celebrated its foundation day....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Man jailed after hospital release following police shooting A man who was arrested on a robbery warrant after police opened fire on the truck he was in, injuring three young children, has been released from a Texas hospital....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Police cancel up to 62 per cent of speeding tickets News 7 May, 2019 Home Office reveal one police force cancelled over three fifths of speeding tickets issued in a year, while another upheld 98.7 per cent...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Trump won't cut Central American police aid: Barr U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, a senior official said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to the so-called Northern Triangle nations....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Police: Former Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Arrested For DUI HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WFIE)– A former assistant commonwealth’s attorney is facing drunk driving charges. It happened Sunday night in Henderson. Police say employees at a pharmacy called officers after a man fell outside the business. Whe...
14:26, 05/15/2019

Police: Three Men Fired Shots At Apartment Complex LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington Police say that three men fired shots at an apartment complex in the 3000 block of Camelot Drive. It happened around 8 p.m. Police say that the three men came out of one breezeway and went down another. They s...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Police: One dead after shooting Thursday morning TUCSON –Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Thursday morning. According to Tucson Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 4100 block of E. 29th St., just after 1: 30 a.m., after receiving a call from a woman who s...
17:26, 05/02/2019

4 Portuguese police arrested after immigrants assaulted Portuguese detectives have arrested four policemen suspected of assaulting Nepalese immigrant workers in the country’s latest allegations of police misconduct...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Father used ‘waterboard-like technique’ on daughter, 7, police say A Washington state father was arrested over the weekend for allegedly punishing his 7-year-old daughter with a waterboarding-like technique, according to police probable-cause documents....
14:13, 05/15/2019

2 police wounded by bomb in car in El Salvador’s capital Officials in El Salvador say a street gang put a fake body in an abandoned car to lure police officers into a car-bomb attack, the latest in a round of killings of police and soldiers...
02:39, 04/30/2019

2 police wounded by bomb in car in El Salvador's capital Officials in El Salvador say a street gang put a fake body in an abandoned car to lure police officers into a car-bomb attack, the latest in a round of killings of police and soldiers....
01:39, 04/30/2019

Baltimore police: 8 shot at cookouts, 1 dead A gunman fired indiscriminately into crowds that had gathered for Sunday afternoon cookouts on opposite sides of a west Baltimore, Maryland street, killing a man and wounding seven other people, authorities and reports said. (April 29)   &...
09:26, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Police take No. 2 leader of Venezuela congress Venezuelan lawmakers say security forces have arrested the No. 2 leader in the opposition-controlled congress as political tensions mount in the crisis-wracked nation...
02:13, 05/09/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies as the technology creeps increasingly into daily life. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is sched...
08:13, 05/13/2019

2 more men arrested after Mississippi police officer slain BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Two more people have been arrested after a Mississippi police officer was gunned down outside his police station. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson tells WLOX-TV both men were arrested Wednesday on charges of accessory after ...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Police: Man stabbed wife to death, tried to kill himself STOUGHTON, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say a man stabbed his wife to death and tried to kill himself while their two children were in the family’s home. Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey and Stoughton Police Chief Donna McNam...
22:52, 05/04/2019

Blast near shrine in Pakistan, nine dead: police At least nine people were killed by a blast targeting a security checkpoint outside a major Sufi shrine in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Wednesday, officials said....
10:00, 05/08/2019

3-year-old dies in car fire. Police say dad set blaze The car fire that killed a 3-year-old girl in New York City on Sunday night is believed to have been set by the toddler's father, according to a law enforcement source....
05:52, 05/08/2019

UK Police Want Rape Survivors to Hand Over Their Phones Survivors of sexual assault in England and Wales will now risk having their case dropped if they don’t hand over their electronic devices to police, giving law enforcement access to some of their most intimate personal data. Victims also risk being c...
04:13, 04/30/2019

Police: campus shooter had no specific target Authorities say the gunman who killed two students in a North Carolina college classroom didn't appear to target any particular person but did deliberately pick the building where it happened. (May 1)        ...
00:52, 05/02/2019

Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, his attorney general said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to the so-called Northern Triangle nations....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Police Arrest Suspect In Gas Station Robbery LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man has been arrested following a robbery at a Lexington gas station. The incident happened around 4:15 p.m. Sunday at the Speedway on Winchester Road. Police say the man walked into the store, left a note, and got aw...
14:13, 05/20/2019

Police: Daycare Worker Bites 5-Month-Old ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WAVE) – A daycare employee admitted to biting an infant’s arm out of frustration, according to WAVE 3 News. Police were called to Kinderplay in Elizabethtown after someone reported that a 5-month-old had a bite mark on i...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Police use tear gas in Paris to control May Day protesters Brief scuffles between police and protesters have broken out in Paris as thousands of people gather for May Day rallies under tight security measures....
15:39, 05/01/2019

Police arrested 65 women in a raid. Some say they were raped In a sparsely decorated room in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja, seven women are seated in a row, their backs turned to the assembled media to remain anonymous....
17:52, 05/14/2019

Couple caught having sex outside Florida police station Get a room … in jail! A horny “couple” were caught having drunken sex — right outside a Florida police station, according to reports. Gary Hill and Crystal Frances were “actively engaging in sexual intercourse” whe...
00:13, 05/06/2019

Police Respond To Shooting At Home In Danville DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police in Danville say they responded to a shooting at a home on Cloverdale Drive Sunday morning. Responding officers got to the home around 9:58 a.m. where they located 40-year-old Michael Hicks suffering from two gunsh...
23:13, 05/19/2019

Police ID victim in midtown crash on Thursday TUCSON – A man is dead after being partially ejected from a vehicle after a midtown crash Thursday afternoon. Tucson Police Department says 24-year-old Melvin Ingram succumbed to his injuries shortly after arriving at Banner- University Medical Cente...
00:52, 05/04/2019

6 Kentucky police officers named in indictment LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Six police officers have been indicted in Kentucky in connection with a scheme in which they’re accused of being paid for private security jobs during their regular patrol shifts. Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Att...
22:52, 05/13/2019

Three met officers found not guilty over police car crash lie Three Met Police officers who were accused of lying about a patrol car crash have walked free from court after being cleared of perverting the course of justice....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Indianapolis police arrest duo in shootings of 2 judges Police said Tuesday that they arrested two men in the non-fatal shooting of two southern Indiana judges outside of an Indianapolis fast food restaurant last week....
02:26, 05/08/2019

Tennessee man shot by police charged, but officers are not MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police officers who shot a Tennessee man last year won’t face criminal charges, but a grand jury has indicted the man. Shelby County district attorney Amy Weirich said Friday that 26-year-old Martavious Banks is charged wi...
00:00, 05/11/2019

'The Red Line' builds CBS drama around police shooting Give CBS credit for trying something a little different with "The Red Line," a miniseries in the mode of "American Crime" and "Shots Fired." Yet this tragic tale of a police shooting and its aftermath -- infused by race and the rough-and-tumble of Ch...
18:52, 04/28/2019