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NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws

Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws wil...

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws

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Mobile home residents hit with soaring rent Low-income mobile home residents in hurricane-ravaged Robeson County, North Carolina are seeing dramatic increases in rent after Florida-based Time Out Communities bought 21 mobile home parks in the low-income county over the past two years. (July 9)...
08:39, 07/09/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Now You Can Get a Loan Just to Pay Your Rent From the department of the rent being too damn high comes this report from the Wall Street Journal: Loan companies are now marketing loans specifically to renters who need help making ends meet....
22:39, 05/27/2019

You can rent a rapping robot Hundreds of "friendly" robots that sing and speak multiple languages are being rolled out across hi-tech Singapore.       ...
21:52, 07/18/2019

Want to rent in San Francisco for $1,175 a month? People starting out their careers in expensive cities are used to sharing apartments. Now, they’re sharing rooms.       ...
19:39, 07/12/2019

Four questions to ask before you rent that Airbnb Millions of people have no problems with their home-share stays. But as the summer travel season comes around, here are some questions to ask yourself and your host during the booking process and your stay....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Rent hikes in the works for NYC tenants The city’s Rent Guidelines Board narrowly backed a proposal Tuesday night that would hike rents for the million-plus New Yorkers who live in rent-regulated housing. The board okayed a tentative proposal that would allow for hikes ranging from ....
22:26, 05/08/2019

You can now rent a Citi Bike through the Lyft app in NYC Lyft users in New York and Jersey City can now rent a Citi Bike on the app. After some beta-testing with 20 percent of users, Lyft has now fully-integrated Citi Bike onto its mobile app. Lyft users won't need a Citi Bike account to locate or ren...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Who's Living In Whose Head Rent-Free Lately? The phrase “living rent-free in your head” has lived rent-free in my head for some time. Though it was once relegated to self-help types and the very reddest trolls, its usage has expanded in recent months. In the first roundup, we surveyed a distre...
01:26, 05/03/2019

Oscar Mayer’s Wienermobile will be available for rent on Airbnb Unlike the famous jingle, you can’t be one — but now you can be in one. “Relish a stay in the real Oscar Mayer Wienermobile,” reads an Airbnb ad for stays in the iconic vehicle. “For one night only, you can have the opportunit...
21:26, 07/18/2019

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

Cuomo says he’ll sign overhaul of rent regulations With just three days left to re-up rent stabilization laws, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he would sign a sweeping package of tenant-friendly bills crafted by the Legislature late Tuesday. The package introduced late Tuesday marks the biggest sea ...
22:52, 06/12/2019

California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces a housing crunch. A bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prohibit landlords from raising ...
08:13, 05/30/2019

New homes in Islington: property to rent or buy in well-connected Archway Richardson Mews, with 25 apartments priced from £555k, joins Vantage, a block of smart rental flats, just a 10-minute walk away from Highgate Village....
09:00, 06/04/2019

NYC rent board approves increases for stabilized apartments New Yorkers in the city’s one million rent-stabilized apartments can expect rent hikes on their monthly payments — as the Rent Guideline Board approved increases on Tuesday night at the same rate it did last year. The Board approved increases o...
08:52, 06/26/2019

Rent the Runway is moving to renovated Dumbo warehouse Brooklyn’s leasing drought is over. In the largest private lease this year, Rent the Runway will be moving to 10 Jay St., one of the coolest warehouse renovations on the Dumbo waterfront. When the fashion company moves in 2020, the 83,000 square feet...
13:00, 05/02/2019

State leaders reach deal on new rent protections for NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Legislative leaders in Albany have announced a deal on new tenant protections for millions of New York City apartment dwellers. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie released a statement T...
05:52, 06/12/2019

Rent the Runway and West Elm are betting your next comforter will be a rental Rent the Runway has transformed the way people think about buying — and owning — clothes. Now RTR has announced a partnership with Williams-Sonoma's West Elm brand to allow subscribers to rent soft home decor, including quilts, blankets and pill...
20:52, 04/28/2019

‘Rent’s Anthony Rapp has new ‘respect’ for Trump staffers "Rent" actor Anthony Rapp said he had a “newfound respect” for Trump administration staffers after meeting several last week in Washington to discuss arts funding....
00:39, 05/13/2019

Cuomo’s rent regulation will destroy NYC’s housing market In promising to sign a dumb and destructive bill to immortalize rent regulation — a step that will keep tenants who pay artificially low rents in over 1 million apartments from ever giving them up — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has basically told everyone else ...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
09:26, 06/10/2019

Boeing's MAX Grounding Lifts Firms That Rent Out Airplanes The global grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners has upended air travel, but one little-noticed corner of the aviation industry is benefiting from the problems: companies that rent out planes and staff....
16:00, 06/06/2019

The rise and fall of the starter home — why millennials are choosing to rent instead of own Flickr / Addison Place at Boca Raton Starter homes used to be seen as a great way for young people to stop paying monthly rent, build equity, and save up for a larger home. Millennials are choosing to rent for longer periods of time before buying la...
23:52, 07/16/2019

Cuomo signs rent law overhaul, toughening tenant protections ALBANY – State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved the biggest overhaul of New York’s rent laws in a generation, offering New York City tenants new protections against rent hikes and evictions and putting the powerful real estate lobby on the de...
00:26, 06/15/2019

Cuomo says rent regulation bills face challenges in Albany Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signaled trouble ahead for a hotly anticipated package of rent regulation bills Albany is expected to take up before the legislative session ends in less than two weeks — as an Assembly source griped that members are bei...
21:26, 06/06/2019

26,000 Anganwadi Centres May Be Shut In Madhya Pradesh Over Unpaid Rent More than 20,000 Anganwadi centres in Madhya Pradesh, mandated to take care of and support children, are on the verge of shutting down as they are unable to pay rent for the buildings in which the......
20:39, 06/21/2019

Germany’s biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did warn that money for renovations could be spent elsewhere....
21:39, 06/25/2019

Colonizing BK to the Fullest: Rent Biggie’s ‘One Room Shack’ for a Measly $4,000 Per Month If you ever dreamed of sipping Mo’ on the living room floor of the Brooklyn apartment immortalized by the Notorious B.I.G., you might not be able to play Nintendo with Cease-a-Leo, but for a scant $4,000 per month, you can rent Biggie’s childhood hom...
00:52, 06/25/2019

Booker proposes capping rent paid by Americans at 30 percent of their income As part of a broader affordable housing plan, the White House hopeful said he would offer a tax credit to ensure people don’t face “insurmountable financial challenges to put a roof over their heads.”...
18:13, 06/05/2019

Merkel to face angry tenants as Germany debates rent caps BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing tenants angry over rising rents in a country where home ownership is traditionally low. Merkel is speaking Friday at a meeting in Cologne of the German Tenants Association. Its head, Franz-Georg...
11:39, 06/14/2019

Group of psychics scammed months of free rent, suit alleges Maybe this landlord should have seen it coming: a psychic who allegedly scammed months of free rent in prime commercial space downtown, according to a lawsuit....
03:00, 05/12/2019

Jobless Men In Madhya Pradesh 'Rent' Out Bank Accounts, Aid Cyber Crime Newly-opened bank accounts of unemployed people in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district are the latest tools used by the cybercriminal looking to park illicit money, the police has said, adding these......
22:26, 07/03/2019

These bunk beds rent for $1.2K a month — ramen and toilet paper included This may sound like a hostel for young Euro-trippers: bunk beds, access to Wi-Fi, a communal atmosphere that allows you to socialize and, hey, even toiletries included in the cost. But this isn’t a quick stay — it’s for living. Believe it: This...
22:26, 07/08/2019

You can now rent Reese Witherspoon's Malibu mansion from 'Big Little Lies' for $5,000 a night. Take a look inside. Malibu Luxury Vacation Homes Although Reese Witherspoon's home in "Big Little Lies" is set in Monterey County, California, the real home can be found in Malibu, and you can rent it out for $3,000 to $5,000 per night. The main house has six bedrooms ...
00:52, 06/22/2019

Albany leaders strike deal to strengthen rent protections for tenants State lawmakers struck a deal Tuesday to overhaul and strengthen the laws that set the rents in nearly 1 million New York City apartments, backing reforms that would make it harder for landlords to raise rents and evict tenants. The package of rent b...
23:39, 06/11/2019

Denver landlord who refused to rent to Muslim tenants settles lawsuit DENVER — A Denver landlord who was recorded telling her tenant to find an “American person … good like you and me” to sublease her property instead of a Muslim father and son seeking to open their second restaurant must pay the men ...
19:52, 05/03/2019

Rent the Runway, Nordstrom team up to boost convenience, attract customers Nordstrom Inc and Rent the Runway announced a partnership on Thursday that aims to draw more foot traffic into the department store while making the clothing rental service more convenient so it can improve service to existing customers and attract n...
19:52, 06/27/2019

Rent-control battle in California resumes as landlords push to defeat proposals Rent control is back on the front burner in California as lawmakers consider a bill that would cap monthly increases statewide and Gov. Gavin Newsom weighs in to support "a renter protection package."...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Hillary Clinton: ‘I’m living rent free inside of Donald Trump’s brain’ Hillary Clinton smiles as she appears on The Rachel Maddow Show in New York on May 1, 2019./ Courtesy: Rachel Maddow Show via NBC News Hillary Clinton said Wednesday night that President Donald Trump keeps attacking her to distract the country from h...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It You might think sports are about sports. No. They’re about the troops. And America. And sometimes Canada too, but rarely in the NHL playoffs. But how can you prove, if you’re a team in, say, the Stanley Cup Final, that you really care about America a...
15:13, 06/04/2019

Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Ab Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Abby Lee Miller Warns Aunt Becky That ‘Fame Is a Curse in Prison!’ | Splinter Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken | The Root Raym...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Rent Madonna's East End location: the Stepney Green property was used in a Vogue photoshoot featuring the superstar She's on the cover of British Vogue this month with an accompanying video showing her frolicking in this fab retro flat in a former Victorian school hall in Stepney Green....
11:39, 05/22/2019

Sex-offender tenant of Louisiana activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph accused of killing her, likely over late rent A convicted sex offender has been arrested and charged with murdering Sadie Roberts-Joseph, who founded an African-American history museum in Louisiana, police and prosecutors announced on Tuesday. ...
06:52, 07/17/2019

Living and renting in Camberwell: travel links, parking, schools, best streets — and the average cost of monthly rent Handy train connections, comparatively affordable rents and a burgeoning foodie scene drew Sam Hurst to move south of the river almost four years ago....
10:00, 06/17/2019

The White House Paid an Irish Funeral Home $1 Million to Rent Limos for Trump’s Visit, Report Says The Trump administration reportedly paid an Irish funeral home almost $1 million to rent four limousines during the President’s two-day trip to Ireland this week. The $935,033 total was paid in four installments to a family-owned business calle...
14:13, 06/06/2019

Luxury Knightsbridge apartment for rent: exclusive One Hyde Park home the size of 20 London flats can be yours - for £2 million (a year) The luxurious apartment spans the entire seventh floor and has two separate 'wings', with five bedrooms, two bathrooms and a cinema room connected by a 35-metre hallway....
14:39, 05/02/2019

Rent these tiny homes by the night — and for tiny prices, too Make like a minimalist and book a summertime escape with Petite Retreats (888-503-7708), a vacation rental company that manages tiny homes, yurts, cottages, teepees and covered wagons across the country. Last year, the firm debuted the Tuxbury Tiny H...
07:00, 05/22/2019

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

More quakes could hit California as residents mop up Residents were assessing the damage and cleaning up the mess on Friday left by the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 25 years, with quaking felt by more than 20 million people from Los Angeles to Las Vegas....
11:26, 07/05/2019

Free sandbags available for Oro Valley residents ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – The Town of Oro Valley is getting ready for Monsoon 2019 –they offering free sandbags for residents who may need to protect areas of their homes. Sandbags are available to pick up through the duration on monsoon. Only Oro Valley r...
23:26, 06/17/2019

Residents say they’re troubled by the symbol often associated with lynchings (WKYC) On the corner of Bennett and Walnut Street in Ravenna, Ohio there’s a sight that has neighbors and passersby taken aback. A homeowner is displaying a noose hanging from a wooden post. It’s clearly visible from the road, but on priv...
07:52, 07/04/2019

These counties in each state have the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine counties or equivalents where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to eat.        ...
15:00, 05/23/2019

What county in each state has the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine the counties where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to eat.        ...
15:00, 05/23/2019

In wake of tornadoes Ohio residents come together In the wake of eight tornadoes that hit Ohio late Monday, volunteers in Dayton are setting up shop to feed and help displaced residents. (May 29)        ...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Missouri residents try to sleep despite no power Some residents of Jefferson City, Missouri, who lost power when a tornado rampaged through their neighborhood are trying to get some sleep after making it through the day, and now into the night, without power. (May 24)      ...
13:39, 05/24/2019

Etisalat opens Smiles UAE app for all UAE residents UAE based telecom operator Etisalat is offering its Smiles UAE app accessible to all residents in the UAE. Launched in 2017, the app was previously only available to selected Etisalat customers.The app allows users to enjoy ‘Buy 1 Get 1 Free&#...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Colorado residents won't pay more than $100 per month for insulin Colorado is capping copayments on insulin medications at $100 per month, becoming the first state to impose a limit for those with private insurance....
06:26, 05/25/2019

Air strikes hit around Yemen's capital: TV, residents Planes from the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen bombed areas around the capital Sanaa on Thursday, residents and the Houthi-run Al-Masirah TV said....
11:13, 06/13/2019

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

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city....
14:39, 07/04/2019

Bronx NYCHA residents still without electricity a day after fire Residents of a Bronx public-housing development are sweating out a steamy July Thursday after a transformer fire crippled electricity throughout the complex — and remained in the dark 24 hours after the blaze. The fire broke out in the basement of a ...
22:52, 07/11/2019

Residents Step Up To Continue Honey Festival BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Honey Festival is a tradition that has been around more than four decades, but rumors on social media made people wonder if the festival would continue. Matt Noble is one of many beekeepers in the county. He ...
05:39, 06/11/2019

Florida residents urged to kill iguanas ‘whenever possible’ Non-native species has begun to flourish in state’s warm climate and is causing damageNon-native iguanas are multiplying so rapidly in south Florida that a state wildlife agency is now encouraging people to kill them.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Con...
16:52, 07/04/2019

Some rural states double down on attracting new residents BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — With jobs unfilled and young people moving away, some rural states are doubling down on efforts to attract new blood by expanding programs that offer incentives to move there. Over the past decade, states including South Dakota...
14:26, 06/12/2019

As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to Move The United States spends more on helping people rebuild after disasters than preventing problems. Nashville is leading an effort to change that by helping people move out of flood zones....
09:14, 07/06/2019

Jakarta residents to sue government over severe air pollution The Indonesian capital topped the charts for the world’s most polluted city a dozen times in June Tired of breathing in some of the world’s filthiest air, a group of activists and environmentalists in Jakarta has decided to sue the Indonesian governm...
12:26, 07/02/2019

NC residents say a community pool has discriminatory rules WENDELL, N.C. (AP) — Residents of a North Carolina community say a private pool is enforcing discriminatory rules that ban dreadlocks, weaves and baggy pants. News outlets report Wake County residents have been sharing the rules on social media and c...
17:39, 06/18/2019

Some Miami Beach residents fed up with smelly seaweed MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — One of Florida’s most famous beaches has had an unwelcome guest for the past several years — smelly, brown seaweed — and now residents want something done about it. Some Miami Beach residents are so fed up with the seaw...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
02:26, 06/21/2019

'European' election sidelines 17.5 million non-EU residents They pay taxes in the European Union, call it home — some for decades. But they cannot vote in the European Parliament election. Some 17.5 million non-EU residents of voting age are sidelined, DW has calculated....
14:52, 05/25/2019

In Google's hometown, some residents are living on the streets in RVs There’s a housing crisis in one of the most affluent areas in the country. To make it even more shocking, it's at the doorstep of one of the world's most valuable companies: Google....
17:26, 05/24/2019

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

Melting Alaska sea ice has residents, scientists worried ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sea ice along northern Alaska disappeared far earlier than normal this spring, alarming coastal residents who rely on wildlife and fish. Ice melted as a result of exceptionally warm ocean temperatures, the Anchorage Daily News rep...
23:39, 07/01/2019

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure....
17:00, 07/13/2019

Cell tower causes some concern for Catalina residents CATALINA — Controversy brewed in Catalina Wednesday, centering around a cell tower on the property of the Golder Ranch Fire District. Heidi Miller is a mother to two toddlers. They live about 100 feet from the tower. “The only thing I thi...
08:39, 06/06/2019

Florida residents told to 'kill iguanas wherever possible' People in Florida are being encouraged to "kill iguanas on their own property wherever possible" - because they are becoming a "nuisance" for homeowners....
14:26, 07/03/2019

Oro Valley residents could see water rate increase ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Residents in Oro Valley could see their water rates increase. Oro Valley council members will be voting to approve the increase Wednesday night. If it passes, everyone in the town will see a higher water bill. ORO VALLEY: I...
15:26, 05/15/2019

'Ain't goin nowhere': New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are mostly content to sit and ride the storm out, o...
09:26, 07/12/2019

Chinatown residents protest ‘tin can’ sculpture following Dog-Man fiasco Chinatown residents want to kick the city’s $1 million “tin can” art installation far down the road. A year after community barking killed a city-installed “Dog-Man” statue, officials are floating another public sculpture that residents say has no co...
02:26, 07/21/2019

Residents deal with Mississippi River flooding Iowa, Illinois residents along the Mississippi River fill sandbags to slow rising floodwaters. (May 2)        ...
01:39, 05/03/2019

Swarm of bees terrorize residents in the Bronx Nature buzzed its way into the concrete jungle of The Bronx on Friday — when a mass of honey bees swarmed onto a tree, terrorizing the city folks on a block in Kingsbridge Heights. A resident of a nearby apartment building — on Grand Concourse near E...
07:26, 05/11/2019

New Tax Will Help Washington Residents Pay for Long-Term Care Starting in 2025, eligible state residents in Washington State will get $100 per day for 365 days of long-term care costs. A payroll tax will pay for it....
01:26, 05/14/2019

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

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

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

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

Residents view damage from collapsed Dallas crane Residents of a five-story Dallas apartment building badly damaged Sunday when a construction crane fell on it were allowed back into their apartments Monday to salvage what they could. (June 10)        ...
01:39, 06/11/2019

Florida residents want Trump to see post-hurricane suffering PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Residents in parts of the Florida Panhandle that were devastated by Hurricane Michael hope President Donald Trump gets a glimpse of their continued suffering when he arrives for a campaign rally this week. Thousands of homes ...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Nursing home didn’t need to tell residents that sex offender had a room New York state law does not require nursing homes to tell elderly or recuperating residents whether a convicted sex offender is bunking down in the next room. The loophole was disclosed by a Buffalo TV station that reported that Charles Mitchell — wh...
23:00, 06/07/2019

HUD Could Displace More Than 100,000 Legal Residents and Citizens With New Proposed Rule Stephen Miller will never big people face to match his big-and-tall head, and is determined to take his anger out on the most vulnerable among us. After months of pushing the Trump administration to penalize immigrants—legal and undocumented alike—in...
00:52, 05/12/2019

Okla. residents demand answers in police shooting Hugo, Oklahoma residents are demanding answers after police fired at a truck on Friday, wounding three children and a robbery suspect. Authorities say the children — ages 5, 4 and 1 — have left the hospital. A 21-year-old man is in custo...
11:25, 04/30/2019

Hampstead launches first-ever environmental awareness program for residents In a first, the town of Hampstead launched its first green patroller. A sort of adviser on environmental matters. The project is expected to last until early August....
21:13, 06/18/2019

Hamptons residents battle against helicopter ‘shuttle’ service from NYC A new luxury helicopter “shuttle” that sells rides from Manhattan to the Hamptons is set to soar next month — but the noisy service isn’t gonna fly, residents who live below the route said Friday. The private aviation firm Wheels Up is hawking a $995...
20:26, 05/10/2019

Government must involve residents in cleanup of Nairobi rivers In Kenya, local residents need to be involved in the restoration of the Nairobi River basin says guest commentator Sam Dindi, the co-founder of 'Mazingira yetu' magazine. It's the only way for a healthy future....
11:13, 05/31/2019

Month After Cyclone Fani, 48% Puri Residents Still Without Electricity About 48 per cent of the electricity consumers in Odisha's Puri are yet to get back their power connection even though 28-days have passed after the extremely severe cyclone ''Fani'' made a landfall......
23:39, 06/01/2019

'It’s been killing us for 50 years': residents on living in Cancer Town Reserve, Louisiana, has a higher risk of cancer than anywhere in America – a hazard residents must face every day. We hear their storiesThe small town of Reserve sits 30 miles from New Orleans in Louisiana. Home to just under 10,000 residents, it is ...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Washington, D.C. may become next city to allow residents to issue each other parking tickets A small army of Washington, D.C. residents may soon be teaming up with police to bust owners of illegally parked vehicles if the city moves forward with a bill aimed at getting “more eyes on the street.”...
01:39, 06/22/2019

New Yorkers make more illegal bets than residents of any other state New Yorkers make more illegal wagers than residents of any other state — but they’re better bettors because they’re not as compulsive about gambling. The Empire State ranked No. 1 for illegal gambling operations in a study by the personal finance sit...
09:39, 05/05/2019

Tokyo Olympics end 1st ticketing phase for Japan residents TOKYO (AP) — Olympic organizers say millions of Japan residents have shown interest in buying tickets for next year’s Tokyo 2020 Games. Organizers closed the first phase of ticket applications on Wednesday for Japan residents, and applicants wi...
10:52, 05/29/2019

Denver residents vote on whether to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' As Denver voters went to the polls on Tuesday for a mayoral election, they were also asked to decide whether to decriminalize possession of psilocybin, the hallucinogenic drug in what is widely known as "magic mushrooms."...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Angry residents confront Buttigieg at town hall Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city where he is mayor. (June 2...
12:26, 06/24/2019

Residents slam NYCHA redevelopment plan in Chelsea More than a hundred public housing tenants demanded answers from the city’s embattled Housing Authority over a controversial plan to knock down a portion of a Manhattan’s Fulton Houses to make room for private apartment towers. The proposal is part o...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Residents in Oklahoma, Arkansas evacuate as flooding persists Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
00:13, 05/26/2019

Gangs of wild chickens are terrorizing residents of an island in the UK If you’re worried about running into angry wildlife while on a nice jog, chances are you’re afraid of stumbling across a bear or mountain lion on a scenic forest trail, or even a feral dog in the city. On the island of Jersey, which sits ...
03:39, 07/01/2019

Strong aftershock jolts California as residents mop up after quake A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the July 4 quake, the strongest in the region in 25 years, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
16:13, 07/05/2019

Rarely-used LIRR train ‘wasn’t thought through enough,’ say residents In yet another stunning example of LIRR waste, the MTA-managed line in March started running a single train car -- staffed with up to three employees -- to link eight of the Hamptons poshest towns....
03:52, 05/19/2019

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorag...
10:39, 07/10/2019

11 stunning photos of Arranmore, the Irish island that is looking for new residents from the US AdamWebster89/Getty Images Arranmore is a tiny island off the northwestern coast of Ireland. People in Arranmore have written an open letter to citizens of the US to sell their homeland as a great place to live. The island is known for scuba diving,...
00:52, 06/14/2019

‘Billionaires’ Row’ residents to appeal homeless shelter decision Residents of “Billionaires’ Row” plan to appeal a court decision that greenlights a homeless shelter in the ritzy Manhattan neighborhood, they said Wednesday. The anticipated appeal is only the latest turn in a drawn-out legal battl...
19:00, 06/12/2019

SF housing crunch sending some residents to live on boats San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, forming floating tent cities, due to a lack of affordable shelter. The city has long suffered from exo...
22:00, 05/17/2019

This Remote Irish Island Is Hoping To Lure New Residents A small island, three miles off the coast of Ireland, has been making efforts to attract new residents, touting its newly established internet connectivity as a draw for remote workers. Just a ferry-ride away from the village of Burtonport in northwe...
04:52, 06/15/2019

Amsterdam Holocaust memorial to go ahead despite pushback from residents A Holocaust memorial is set to be built in Amsterdam after a court dismissed complaints from local residents. Locals had argued that the monument is too big for the space and that too many trees would have to be removed....
14:39, 07/10/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Transgender residents can now change their genders on birth certificates in Kansas “It was time for Kansas to move past its outdated and discriminatory anti-transgender policy,” said Gov. Laura Kelly.        ...
10:26, 06/26/2019

San Francisco residents use parking spots as makeshift offices: report San Francisco real estate has gotten so expensive, people are now paying to $2.25 per hour to occupancy a parking spot and set up makeshift offices.  ...
16:52, 05/02/2019

Residents say planned FiDi theater will bring unwanted rowdiness A popular theater company called Sleep No More is planning to expand into the Financial District — and worried local residents say the prospect is costing them shut-eye....
22:52, 05/27/2019

Residents of Norwegian island where sun doesn't set for 69 days in a row want to go 'time-free' Residents of a Norwegian island where the sun doesn't set for 69 days of the year want to go "time-free" and have more flexible school and working hours to make the most of their long summer days....
00:26, 06/20/2019

New Zealand police report 'serious' incident in Christchurch, residents evacuated New Zealand police said on Friday there had been a "serious" incident in the South Island city of Christchurch that left a house on fire after residents described hearing the sound of an explosion....
01:52, 07/19/2019

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vote....
04:26, 05/28/2019

A Mystery Frequency Disrupted Car Fobs in an Ohio City, and Now Residents Know Why For weeks, some garage doors would not open and some car doors would not unlock in a Cleveland suburb. After some sleuthing, officials say they discovered the reason....
04:00, 05/05/2019

Residents advised to stay hydrated with temps rising above 100 degrees TUCSON – As the temperatures rising above 100-degrees, Tucson Medical Center said starting this month, they typically see up to three patients a day for heat-related issues. “Clinical research says that (drinking eight of water glasses a ...
14:39, 06/14/2019

Dallas residents displaced by collapsed tower crane still can't get belongings Hundreds of Dallas residents displaced by a tower crane that fell on their apartment building don't know when they will be able to retrieve their belongings....
08:39, 06/23/2019

OPP and MNRF warn residents after reported bear sightings in Midland Southern Georgian Bay OPP and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) are warning residents about bears after an adult black bear and cub were spotted in Midland in the early morning hours of Friday....
01:52, 06/15/2019

Can you picture yourself living on an Irish island? Arranmore is recruiting new residents The Irish island of Arranmore is writing letters asking Americans to consider moving there to boost its dwindling population.       ...
05:00, 06/15/2019

| Libya conflict: Tripoli residents feel the pinch in Ramadan For Muslims, Ramadan is a month of mercy and forgiveness, but Libyans in Tripoli are worried if there is no ceasefire imposed it could become a month of more suffering and hardship....
08:13, 05/07/2019

El Salvador earthquake: 6.6 magnitude shake sends residents running The 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday morning. Authorities said a small tsunami was possible.        ...
21:26, 05/30/2019

For residents of Syria's last rebel-held province, no place is safe The Syrian government's Idlib campaign has killed at least 160 civilians in recent weeks, according to the UN. No place is considered safe by the residents of the country's last opposition-held province....
17:13, 05/31/2019

Youth group helps Clark Co. residents with home repairs CLARK COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– More than 400 kids from across the country are spending their summer in the Bluegrass helping with home repairs for those who might not otherwise be able to afford them. They’re part of a group called Group Mis...
21:26, 06/24/2019

California residents warned of earthquake scams after recent temblors After two major earthquakes within days last week in Southern California, authorities are warning area residents that scammers may be trying to take advantage of their renewed anxiety....
16:13, 07/10/2019

"Sounded Like A Gunshot": Plane Crashes Into House, Residents Stunned A neighbourhood was left shocked after a small plane crashed into a house in Danbury, Connecticut. Footage of the incident shows the glider stuck on the roof of the Golden Hill Avenue home....
17:00, 06/05/2019

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for electronic vehicles in the state. ...
19:26, 05/11/2019

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of tiny South Bend, Indiana — with $2.35 million in donations during the past three mo...
22:00, 07/16/2019

Residents worried after island washes up just metres from homes in Île-Bizard The waves or the debris they bring could breach the dikes and flood properties. It's why neighbors want to build a wave barrier that will protect most of the homes....
05:00, 05/12/2019

Residents Warned After Counterfeit Cash Found In Christian County CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Christian County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents to be on the lookout for counterfeit money, after four phony $100 bills were found. Authorities said the fake money was discovered Friday in H...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Japan's Kagoshima City Orders 600,000 Residents Into Evacuation Centres Japan's southern city of Kagoshima on Wednesday ordered its nearly 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centres and other safe areas as torrential rains threatened landslides and other......
09:00, 07/03/2019

Residents at a 55+ living complex in Colorado are upset about a new noise ban being enforced (KUSA)   Residents at a 55+ living complex in Louisville, Colorado are upset about a new noise ban being enforced. The ban restricts all loud conversation, laughter and television sound in common areas of the complex. Some residents are outraged by t...
10:26, 07/12/2019

Trash piles up as residents in this city protest ‘hazardous’ landfill SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Uncollected trash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s only landfill, insisting ...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Louisiana Residents Brace For Storm Barry, Evacuations Ramped Up Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans with potentially disastrous rainfall and......
11:00, 07/13/2019

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in bars, bracing for the threat of severe flooding....
10:26, 07/13/2019

"Extreme" Weather Too Abnormal Even For Residents Of India's Hottest City India Heat Wave: The highest day temperature so far this summer in Churu was 50.8 degrees on June 1, beating the 49.8 degree record set in 1993, according to the weather department....
18:52, 06/12/2019

3 residents, 6 dogs safe after east side garage fire Tucson Fire Department responded to a garage fire in the 9900 block of East Leila Drive on Friday, May 24, 2019. Courtesy: Tucson Fire Department TUCSON –Three residents and their 6 dogs safely evacuated their east side home after an early Friday mor...
17:13, 05/24/2019

UES residents want noisy, star-studded Vaucluse nightclub shut down Ever since nightlife guru Omar Hernandez opened his “lounge” inside the bistro Vaucluse at 575 Park Ave., residents of the luxury co-op The Beekman have been plagued by noise and vibrations, the building owners claims in a new Manhattan lawsuit....
06:00, 06/30/2019

Southampton residents clash with Native Americans over huge monuments The Shinnecock Indian Nation is trying to show the leaders of tony Southampton that hedgerows for billionaires aren’t the only tall things that can go up on the East End....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Angry residents bash Brooklyn community board for buying $26K SUV Ticked off Brooklyn residents slammed a local community board for spending $26,000 in public funds on an SUV at a meeting Tuesday evening — the first meeting since news of the purchase was made public. About 70 people showed up Community Board 1 meet...
12:26, 06/12/2019

Weathering months of flooding, residents fear Mississippi town will never be the same Some homes in the Mississippi Delta have been flooded since February. Damage could total tens of millions of dollars.        ...
20:39, 06/27/2019

Residents on Tucson’s west side rejoice over new speed humps TUCSON – Pop the champagne, it is a celebration here on McMillan Street as new bumps are in the road. “I decided I wasn’t going to run any errands this morning because this was too exciting. I had to wait 10 years for this and every...
13:00, 06/28/2019

Mexico capital advises residents to stay inside due to fires Mexico City's government warned people Sunday to remain indoors as forest and brush fires carpeted the metropolis in a smoky haze that has alarmed even many of those accustomed to living with nagging air pollution....
03:26, 05/13/2019

‘They have free rein’: Rio residents fear police violence under far-right rule New governor promised ‘slaughter’ of gangsters, drawing comparisons with bloody Philippines drug warThe residents were chatting outside when the police helicopter swooped over the polluted river at the end of their street in Rio’s sprawling Maré fave...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Fear of ICE raids prompts warnings, advice to undocumented residents The Trump administration's threat of immigration raids after the Fourth of July has prompted a surge of fear in minority communities across the country....
22:26, 07/03/2019

Some Iowa towns have been underwater for weeks. The big question: Will residents come back? Weeks after Missouri River floodwaters inundated entire towns, some Iowa communities long in decline have begun to confront the challenge that lies ahead.        ...
00:52, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill that many see as an example of growing Chinese influence in the financial hub....
20:13, 06/28/2019

Michigan Officials Say a Struggling School Should Close. Residents See Racism. People in Benton Harbor, Mich., say they know their schools are ailing, but they see racial bias in a state plan to shut down the city’s main high school....
02:52, 06/17/2019

Rent out parking space for Wimbledon 2019: how to make money from your parking space in London Driveways might not be the most exciting part of a property, but come big events, renting yours out to ticket holders desperate for somewhere to park can make you money....
10:13, 07/02/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
11:52, 07/12/2019

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
21:26, 06/11/2019

‘The 66 pounds are a killer’: Volunteers needed to help Île-Bizard residents clear sandbags Thousands of sandbags that were used to protect Île-Bizard residents from floodwaters need to moved to the side of the road to be collected by the city....
00:39, 06/02/2019

Dallas crane collapse probed as apartment residents forced to relocate Hundreds of apartment residents will be forced to relocate in Dallas after a powerful windstorm toppled a crane onto the building, killing one woman and injuring five others....
19:39, 06/11/2019

Flood warning issued for Mud Lake, two years after residents airlifted to safety A flood warning has been put in place for the Labrador community of Mud Lake, two years after people were airlifted out of the community as it was hit by unexpected rising waters....
21:26, 05/19/2019

'They've been killing us for too long': Louisiana residents march in coalition against 'death alley' Five-day marathon to state capitol leaves Reserve, where chemical factory presents greatest risk of cancer to surrounding communityDemonstrators in Louisiana stepped off on a five-day march on Thursday, demanding environmental justice for a region be...
02:52, 05/31/2019

Phoenix residents boo police, demand reforms after child shoplifter incident Phoenix police and city officials were met with shouts and boos at a community meeting on Tuesday over a viral cellphone video showing an officer pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old girl accused of shoplifting a doll....
10:39, 06/19/2019

Residents prepare court challenge over redevelopment of London gasworks site Campaigners escalate health protest over brownfield development in SouthallResidents are preparing a legal challenge to the redevelopment of a former gasworks in Southall, west London. The move follows two years of complaints to Ealing council, devel...
10:39, 07/07/2019

As Cameras Track Detroit’s Residents, a Debate Ensues Over Racial Bias Studies have shown that facial recognition software can return more false matches for African-Americans than for white people, a sign of what experts call “algorithmic bias.”...
22:13, 07/08/2019

Shillong's Punjabi Lane Residents To Prove Legality Of Stay: Officials The authorities have clamped prohibitory orders in Punjabi Lane area in Shillong and served notices to its residents directing them to furnish documents within a month to prove that they had settled......
10:00, 06/01/2019

Pima County asks residents to take flood-prone areas survey TUCSON – Pima County Regional Flood Control District is asking for your input ahead of Monsoon 2019. They developed an online survey asking residents to share their knowledge of the flood-prone areas they live and work in and travel through. RELATED:...
18:39, 06/14/2019

‘We don’t trust you!’: After fatal police shooting, black residents confront Buttigieg A meeting convened in the wake of a fatal police shooting quickly descended into chaos as the South Bend, Ind., mayor and presidential candidate was heckled and booed....
20:52, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong residents deface Chinese emblem in latest protest A blackened national Chinese emblem has become Hong Kong residents’ latest expression of protest against mainland authorities after hundreds of thousands of people took part in the city’s latest pro-democracy march...
16:00, 07/21/2019

India Grapples With a Water Shortage as City Residents Reach Their Limits As severe flooding forces millions of people from their homes in northern India, residents in the south of the country are facing a different kind of water crisis: drought. On July 12, a train carrying 2.5 million liters of water arrived in the city ...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Heat Wave Bakes Central, Eastern US; Residents Go To "Cooling Centres" A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with......
06:13, 07/21/2019

Park Slope residents labeled hypocrites for protesting homeless shelter Residents of liberal Park Slope are angrily ramping up their battle to block two towering new homeless shelters in their midst — but other locals are blasting them as hypocrites....
02:26, 06/16/2019

Houston residents spot alligator swimming with a knife sticking out of its skull For residents of many southern U.S. states, alligator sightings are a common occurrence. The large reptiles love bodies of water of all sizes, and it’s not unusual to see one or several of them hanging out in ponds and lakes, but one particular...
18:13, 06/16/2019

Brooklyn apartment residents revolt against plan for face-tracking cameras  Atlantic Plaza Towers is an apartment complex in Brooklyn where the landlord has been making preparations to add another layer to existing security elements that include cameras, security guards and key fobs that govern access to the complex. The new...
05:00, 05/31/2019

New Orleans residents stunned by severe flooding as tropical system strengthens The widespread flooding that inundated many parts of New Orleans on Wednesday astounded even longtime residents of a city that frequently withstands the brunt of hurricanes and tropical storms....
07:00, 07/11/2019

Earthquake rocks Athens, sending city’s residents rushing into streets A strong earthquake rocked the Greek capital, Athens, on Friday, sending residents rushing into the streets, causing power outages and leaving people stuck in elevators. The 5.1-magnitude temblor struck at 2:13 p.m. local time 14 miles northwest of t...
18:26, 07/19/2019

Syrian government captures strategic town from rebels-residents, war monitor The Syrian has government captured the town of Qalaat al-Madiq in northwest Syria, some of its residents and a war monitor said on Thursday, as it pushes into the biggest remaining rebel territory under a massive bombardment....
16:52, 05/09/2019

Hurricane Harbor Phoenix offering special deal for Tucson residents TUCSON – With the 90-degree heat starting to melt its way to the Old Pueblo, Six Flags is offering a special promotion to help Tucsonans to stay cool this summer. After kicking off its opening weekend in March, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoeni...
00:52, 05/09/2019

The sweet-and-sour life of Chinese residents in Italy's fashion capital In Milan, Chinese finger food is becoming such a trend that its Chinatown is reportedly the country's fastest growing real estate area. This zesty neighborhood is an example of the collaboration between China and Italy....
18:13, 07/15/2019

Thousands of New York residents without power for hours after city-wide outage Electricity was restored to customers and businesses in midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side by around midnight, according to a statement from the utility....
18:52, 07/14/2019

Arkansas losing over $20M a day from record flooding as residents brace for water to keep rising Historic flooding in Arkansas continues as the water travels south and communities around Little Rock are preparing for the Arkansas River to reach its highest level this week....
22:26, 06/03/2019

Tornado in Jefferson City: Residents take to social media after powerful storm After a tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Mo. early Thursday morning, residents have flooded social media with images and video showing the wrath of the storm....
12:00, 05/23/2019

Athens residents flee as strong earthquake shakes Greek capital No immediate news on injuries or damage after 5.3-magnitude quake rattles southern GreeceA strong earthquake has struck near Athens, causing residents of the Greek capital to run into the streets.The city’s Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquak...
18:52, 07/19/2019

Western Japan residents warned to evacuate as heavy rain nears Japan warned of further life-threatening heavy rain on Kyushu, the southwesternmost of the country's main islands, after days of downpours and said people must evacuate....
14:39, 07/02/2019

Texas bill allows residents to carry guns for a week after natural disasters A new bill narrowly approved by the Texas Senate would allow residents of the state to carry handguns — open or concealed — for a full week in the wake of a natural disaster, according to a new report. House Bill 1177 passed 16-15 Sunday night, and w...
00:39, 05/28/2019

Istanbul residents vote in mayoral re-run, in key test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan More than 10 million Istanbul residents will vote on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
06:26, 06/23/2019

Roughly half of Pikangikum residents now evacuated as forest fire burns The commander of Pikangikum's emergency operations centre said on Friday that around 2,000 of the First Nation's approximately 4,000 residents have been moved to Regina and other host communities in Ontario....
22:26, 07/12/2019

N.B. officials urge caution as some residents return to flood-damaged homes The province is also encouraging New Brunswickers to register damages to their homes, promoting the disaster financial assistance program announced on Friday....
22:39, 05/04/2019

‘Tornado of poop’ terrorizes Massachusetts residents after sewer line blockage A “tornado of poop” hit residents in Massachusetts last week after an underground blockage caused raw sewage to wildly expel from toilets. Four homes in Melrose, a city roughly 10 miles north of Boston, experienced the storm, which began ...
20:00, 06/25/2019

US Residents Demand Climate Action, As Long As It Doesn't Cost Much: Poll Nearly 70 percent of Americans, including a majority of Republicans, want the United States to take "aggressive" action to combat climate change - but only a third would support an extra tax of $100 a......
14:13, 06/26/2019

Cities' officials urge residents to take precautions during grueling heat wave The dangerous heat wave that is producing some of the highest temperatures in years in the eastern U.S. has already made its presence felt in the form of emergency and code red declarations and major event cancellations....
17:52, 07/20/2019

India curbs on highway for Hindu pilgrimage anger Kashmir residents Curbs on civilian traffic along a highway linking disputed Kashmir to the rest of India, imposed for a Hindu pilgrimage, have angered residents of the Muslim-majority region....
16:39, 07/02/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Italy: Taranto residents rise up to stop air pollution claiming local lives Parents in the southern Italian city of Taranto are taking on the Arcelor Mittal Italia steelworks they say is polluting the air and killing their children....
18:13, 06/04/2019

Kingston WW2 bomb: "Controlled detonation" leaves residents' windows shattered Residents in south west London have expressed concerns over damage caused to their homes from the controlled detonation of a World War Two bomb found nearby....
11:00, 05/27/2019

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by boat to assess the damage....
23:26, 06/09/2019

Buttigieg faces angry residents in heated town hall over police shooting Pete Buttigieg was heckled during a heated town hall on Sunday over the fatal police-involved shooting of a black man in South Bend, Indiana, with angry attendees blasting their mayor over his 2020 presidential bid and demanding he “do somethin...
04:52, 06/24/2019

Alberta wildfires: High Level residents unable to return home this weekend Uncertain winds and safety concerns mean the re-entry plan into High Level, after residents were forced from their homes by wildfire nearly two weeks ago, will have to be re-evaluated....
01:39, 06/02/2019

Strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years rattles region, rumbles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
00:39, 07/05/2019

Highway 16 reopens, residents return home as wildfire burns west of Edson Highway 16 west of Edson, Alta. reopened early Monday morning and residents who were forced from their homes Sunday have been allowed to return as a wildfire continues to burn west of the town....
01:26, 05/21/2019

Mayor Pete turned around South Bend, but some black residents feel left behind Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg boasts on the campaign trail about the economic transformation of South Bend, Indiana, during his seven years as mayor....
07:00, 07/04/2019

As protests expand reach, Hong Kong residents demand right to vote for leaders Organizers rallied demonstrators around calls for universal suffrage, the latest indication of how the movement has grown to include broader demands — all squarely pointed at Beijing’s influence....
16:26, 07/14/2019

Wild Elephant Walks Down Guwahati Street, Stops Traffic; Residents Panic A wild elephant went astray from Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary on into Six Mile in Assam's Guwahati and created panic among the residents today in the evening. For an hour, the animal stalled traffic on......
18:26, 04/30/2019

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust clouds from an existing plant....
20:26, 05/30/2019

5.3 magnitude quake shakes Greek capital, sends residents to the streets in fear A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators....
18:26, 07/19/2019

'Steps for peace': Oakland residents take stand against gun violence after 36th death this year Dozens gather two days after shooting as Operation Ceasefire program helps save livesTwo days after 66-year-old Thomas Romerson was fatally shot near a church in Oakland, California, community members gathered near the site of the shooting to take a ...
21:13, 06/21/2019

Bernie Sanders promises help for family farms, rural residents on trip to Iowa U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan on Sunday to help family farmers and rural residents, promising to break up corporate agricultural monopolies and invest heavily in social and economic programs in struggling rural communitie...
23:52, 05/05/2019

Residents of America’s Cancer Town confront chemical plant owner in Japan Residents of Reserve, Louisiana, met with environmental groups and stakeholders in Denka in their campaign for clean airResidents of Reserve, Louisiana, have travelled to Tokyo to confront the executives and shareholders of a Japanese company which r...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Pete Buttigieg Meets a Firestorm of Criticism From Black South Bend Residents Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, IN and 2020 presidential hopeful, has been under fire in recent days after a white police officer in South Bend shot and killed a 54-year-old black man. Buttigieg faced his constituents at a town hall on Sund...
16:52, 06/24/2019

French authorities advise residents to test for lead after Notre Dame fire Paris health authorities are recommending that children and pregnant women take blood tests to screen for lead amid fears pollution from the Notre Dame fire infected surrounding neighborhoods....
11:39, 06/05/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Citing Trump’s ‘character,’ D.C. residents challenge city to revoke his hotel’s liquor license Religious leaders and others are invoking a law that says applicants must be of “good character and generally fit for the responsibilities of licensure.”...
20:52, 06/14/2019

Queens residents shocked ‘quiet’ neighbor charged in Times Square terror plot The Queens man charged with hatching a disturbing plot to shoot up Times Square is a “quiet” guy whom neighbors barely knew, they said on Friday. Residents of the predominately Muslim neighborhood in Jackson Heights were floored to learn ...
01:13, 06/08/2019

Pete Buttigieg Faces the Ire of Black South Bend Residents After Fatal Police Shooting Through the early days of the 2020 presidential campaign, Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has had trouble getting black voters to come to his events. That was not the case on Sunday—but then again, this wasn’t a campaign stop....
17:26, 06/24/2019

Kenya Airways stowaway: Residents tell of horror after body falls from plane into garden near sunbather Residents in an affluent area of south London have told of their horror after the body of a stowaway fell from a jet and crashed down into a back garden yards from a sunbather....
11:00, 07/02/2019

Downtown Los Angeles residents demand increased foot patrols in response to assaults, drugs Dozens of downtown Los Angeles residents on Thursday demanded lawmakers increase the police presence in the area in response to assaults, drug sales and harassment outside their homes....
09:00, 05/03/2019

Residents in Connecticut town nervously wait as search for missing mom Jennifer Dulos drags into day 8 Residents in an affluent Connecticut town rocked by the disappearance of a mother of five tried to keep it "business as usual" Saturday despite grim reminders that things may never be the same again. ...
18:26, 06/01/2019

A Wood-Carved Statue of Melania Trump Has Been Unveiled in Her Hometown. Local Residents Are Bemused A new monument to Melania Trump has been erected in her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia, and its creators are calling it the first public statue in commemoration of her. The idea came to Brad Downey, an artist from Kentucky currently based in Berlin ac...
00:52, 07/06/2019

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
02:39, 05/24/2019

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
13:52, 06/01/2019

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank says will strictly abide by relevant laws, regulations Shanghai Pudong Development bank, asked about a Washington Post report that it could lose access to the U.S. financial system, said in a statement on Tuesday that it will strictly abide by the relevant laws and regulations....
09:13, 06/25/2019

Wisconsin G.O.P.’s Lame-Duck Laws Caused Outrage. A Court Just Ruled Them Legal. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special session was legal....
17:52, 06/21/2019

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
02:00, 06/04/2019

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

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
23:13, 05/29/2019

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of. “We were all busy tearing down the iPhone XS,” s...
17:26, 06/20/2019

Why are extreme abortion laws taking over America? Blame gerrymandering | David Daley Republican state lawmakers use redistricting to push through hardline laws that aren’t supported by votersFifty-four thousand votes out of nearly 4 million. That’s what separated Stacey Abrams from Brian Kemp in Georgia’s 2018 gubernatorial election,...
13:39, 06/02/2019

Pelosi defends laws allowing migrants to seek asylum from home country Calling America “part of a global society,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended laws that allow illegal immigrants to seek asylum in the US — but added that she could back a change in policy that would have more migrants make the request from their o...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Alice Johnson reflects on clemency granted by President Trump: 'These laws must change' Alice Johnson, who spent nearly 22 years in prison for a non-violent drug offense, has spoken out about her experience and encouraged President Trump to face the issue of mass incarceration in the United States....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
04:13, 05/24/2019

Swiss Voters Opt to Tighten Gun Laws in Measure That Tested Nation’s Shooting Traditions (GENEVA) — Swiss voters on Sunday approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun owners, official results showed. The Federal...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Canada accuses Facebook of breaking privacy laws, promises to take the company to court Canadian regulators on Thursday found that Facebook committed "serious" breaches of local laws over its mishandling of users' personal information, announcing they would take the company to court to force it to change its privacy practices....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for proposing the death penalty for gay sex....
22:26, 05/24/2019

Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws The technology giant is concerned the Act does not make it clear if it is subject to the data retention obligation under Australia's encryption laws....
10:39, 07/08/2019

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
07:52, 06/11/2019

World Cup: Crystal Dunn tried to convert her French in-laws ahead of game against France Crystal Dunn's jersey still has her maiden name, but her shoes have her married -- and French -- name of Soubrier. She got her in-laws special jerseys.       ...
01:26, 06/27/2019

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the United States’ largest city back into the general realm of a vehicle-driving society, the New York City P...
08:13, 07/03/2019

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
21:52, 05/28/2019

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

Supreme Court to hear case that could bring major changes in school choice laws The Supreme Court is gearing up to decide next term whether states can ban students from using student-aid programs to attend religious institutions – an education dispute that could have major ramifications for the school choice movement....
17:26, 07/11/2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
22:26, 05/20/2019

Russia and Syrian army step up attacks on rebel held northwestern Syria: residents, medics Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and ground shelling in northwestern Syria overnight in one of the heaviest assaults on the last rebel bastion in recent months, opposition members, rescuers and residents said on Thursday....
11:26, 05/02/2019

NBC News poll of the South: Voters’ support for Trump grows, residents see race relations improving President Donald Trump’s approval ratings in the South have ticked upward, with 54 percent of voters giving a thumbs-up to the way he’s handling his job, according to a new NBC News|SurveyMonkey online poll. The survey of voters in 11 sou...
01:39, 07/21/2019

Russia, Syrian army step up attacks on rebel-held northwestern Syria: residents, medics Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and shelling in rebel-held northwestern Syria overnight, the heaviest assault since the area was declared a demilitarised zone under a Russian-Turkish deal, residents and medics said on Thursday....
16:52, 05/02/2019

Japan's Kagoshima city orders 600,000 residents into evacuation centers, safe areas due to heavy rains Japan's southern city of Kagoshima on Wednesday ordered its nearly 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas as torrential rains threatened landslides and other damage, said public broadcaster NHK....
05:00, 07/03/2019

Governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds The lawsuit revealed nearly every employee of Eric Greitens staff in Missouri had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas City Star....
04:13, 07/09/2019

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

The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border. The department of homeland security waived dozens of laws to build or replace barriers at the border. New barriers will go up at Organ Pipe ...
09:13, 05/15/2019

Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges in the Flint, Mich., Water Crisis; Residents Fear: ‘Our Lives Don’t Matter’ After the years Flint, Mich., residents spent living without a drop of safe water from their taps and the millions of dollars spent on a probe to bring those responsible to justice, state prosecutors Thursday announced they were throwing the whole ca...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Steve Scalise touts Trump plan for 'merit-based' immigration: 'Right now, we've got some of the dumbest laws on the books' America should move toward a "merit-based" immigration system that also respects the "rule of law" and gets rid of the "dumb laws" currently on the books, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Wednesday night....
06:39, 05/16/2019

Ontario to overhaul laws around combat sports like mixed martial arts, aims to attract more fights Combat sport laws in Ontario are set to be overhauled in what the government says is an effort to draw more high profile events to the province and bolster athlete safety....
20:52, 05/12/2019

White Mississippi man who burned cross near black residents' home has been charged in federal hate crime case A man faces federal charges in a 2017 cross burning outside the home of African American residents in a small Mississippi town.        ...
19:39, 07/01/2019

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package of gun-control legislation, saying last week’s deadly mass shooting in Virginia Beach calls for...
20:13, 06/04/2019

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Though he didn't name specific policies, anti-abortion laws have dominated discussion in Alabama, Georgi...
00:39, 05/20/2019

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

Lava, sulfur and steam: After the Hawaii volcano eruption, Hawaii residents struggle to recover A year after lava began flowing in what would become Hawaii's most destructive volcano eruption in decades, thousands are still struggling to recover.        ...
21:52, 06/20/2019

'Scared to death': 7.1 earthquake follows 6.4, leaving Ridgecrest residents fearful, resilient A California earthquake of a magnitude 7.1 followed the previous day's 6.4, leaving Ridgecrest residents fearing whether another Big One could hit.        ...
16:41, 07/06/2019

WW2 bomb found: Kingston residents 'to be allowed back into their homes this afternoon at the earliest,' say police Thousands of residents evacuated after an unexploded WW2 bomb was discovered in south-west London will be able to return home Friday afternoon at the earliest, police have said....
17:00, 05/24/2019

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

Less than 6 weeks after bloodbath at Virginia Beach, Virginia rejects tougher gun laws Virginia Republicans slammed the door on a wide range of gun control measures Tuesday, adjourning a one-day special legislative session.        ...
23:13, 07/09/2019

Jameela Jamil describes abortion when she was younger as 'best decision I have ever made' as she slams US laws Jameela Jamil has described an abortion she had when she was younger as the "best decision" she has ever made as she hit out at a US state's new laws....
01:52, 05/14/2019

'McMafia' laws forcing owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain source of wealth The owner of three London properties worth £80 million may be forced to explain the source of their wealth under so-called McMafia laws being used by investigators....
02:39, 05/29/2019

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

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

Cranston: Reproductive right laws 'draconian' Speaking at the Tony Awards, actor Bryan Cranston says "powerful old white men... should not be determining what women should and should not do with their bodies." (June 10)        ...
20:13, 06/10/2019

Put Down Your Phone During a Wedding Ceremony The next time you attend a wedding, I want you to do something. I want you to get all dressed up, fix that hair just right, locate the seat with the best view and then watch the ceremony with love in your heart and your phone in your damn pocket....
17:39, 07/18/2019

South Africa vs England, 2019 Netball World Cup: FREE live stream, TV information, tickets and odds England play South Africa in their last World Cup group game on Thursday night, with coach Tracey Neville insisting the identity of their semi-final opponents is "irrelevant"....
20:26, 07/18/2019

The KATRIS Nest Is a Multi-Functional Lounge For Cats That Love to Rub, Scratch, and Sleep Have you ever caught your cat using your rug or carpet to scratch their own back? They very ineloquently wobble around on the floor until their itch has been relieved. If your cat needs a place to scratch, rest, rub, and do whatever else cats do, the...
21:13, 07/18/2019

The Best And Worst Of This Year's Dolores Park Hill Bomb For the third year running, hundreds of skateboarders descended on San Francisco’s Dolores Park last Thursday and gleefully threw themselves down one of the most famous hills in the city at reckless speeds. Some take the crowded Mission District hill...
21:39, 07/18/2019

A Crime Writer Tackles the Sinister Side of Baltimore Laura Lippman knows her way around Baltimore. Not only did the crime writer grow up in the city, but she also spent 12 years reporting for the Baltimore Sun. Her latest novel, a thriller set in 1960s Baltimore, is based on a real unsolved case in whi...
21:52, 07/18/2019

New 2020 Mazda 2 due for launch this winter News 18 Jul, 2019 An updated version of the Mazda 2 supermini will reach the UK later this year, with fresh styling and revised mechanicals...
23:26, 07/18/2019

Mystery surrounds Dennis' decision to abandon Tour de France "Rohan Dennis went AWOL for over an hour after abandoning the Tour de France and his Bahrain Merida team management had no explanation about the Australian\u0027s withdrawal on Thursday."...
00:13, 07/19/2019

Moments from golf's British Open Top golfers from around the world descend on the Royal Portrush Golf Club for the British Open in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The tournament runs through July 21, 2019....
01:00, 07/19/2019

Ilhan Omar’s life ‘in imminent danger’ after ‘Send her back’ chant: Dems House Democrats on Thursday called for increased security in response to the “Send her back” chants that got hurled at Rep. Ilhan Omar during President Trump’s rally in North Carolina. “It’s crystal clear to me that [Omar̵...
04:13, 07/19/2019

Raiding Area 51? You'll find a sci-fi brothel, a gift shop and a bunch of desert A sci-fi brothel, an extraterrestrial souvenir shop and a fireworks dealer: This is the epicenter of the Area 51 raid to 'see them aliens.'        ...
17:00, 07/19/2019