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Russia frees detained journalist after public outcry and media pressure

A Russian investigative journalist who was charged with drug dealing has been freed after a widespread public outcry and media rebellion against the case....

Russia frees detained journalist after public outcry and media pressure

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Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and defaming Egypt’s reputation. Hussein, an Egyptian journalist working for the Qatar-b...
14:52, 05/23/2019

Drug charges against Russian journalist dropped after public outcry Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev announced that the charges against Ivan Golunov were dropped after police found "no proof of his part in a crime."...
19:52, 06/11/2019

Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police say a prominent investigative journalist is facing charges of drug dealing. Police said on Friday that Ivan Golunov, who works for the independent website Meduza, was detained on Thursday with four grams of mephedrone — a...
14:13, 06/07/2019

Russia, in rare U-turn after public anger, drops case against journalist Russian police on Tuesday abruptly dropped drugs charges against journalist Ivan Golunov, a rare U-turn by the authorities in the face of anger from his supporters who alleged he was framed for his reporting and threatened to stage a mass protest in ...
17:13, 06/11/2019

Russia Detains Journalist on Drug Charges, Rattling Media Community The detention of a prominent Russian journalist known for investigating corruption has rattled the media community in the country and highlights the pressure faced by news outlets fighting to preserve their independence....
14:13, 06/09/2019

‘He Had Powerful Enemies.’ Russian Journalist Ivan Golunov Has Been Released, But Media in Russia Still Can’t Work Freely Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov made his career writing the news, revealing corruption among Moscow’s elite for the news site Meduza. But he became the subject of headlines himself last week, after he was arrested on trumped-up ch...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Cows Escape Slaughterhouse In Poland After Public Outcry A herd of free-roaming cows in Poland, whose intended slaughter upset animal-lovers and created a national outcry, have secured a last-minute reprieve....
16:26, 05/30/2019

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to hospital A Russian investigative journalist who was taken into custody this week for alleged drug offences was taken to hospital after feeling unwell, police said on Saturday....
20:00, 06/08/2019

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to court A Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences was taken to court on Saturday to face possible arrest, after being hospitalized with suspected head injuries....
22:39, 06/08/2019

Russian newspapers show solidarity with detained journalist MOSCOW — In a show of rare solidarity, Russia’s three major newspapers on Monday put out nearly identical front pages to support a detained journalist. Kommersant, Vedomosti and RBK, among the most respected daily newspapers in the country, published...
19:26, 06/10/2019

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

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov taken to hospital Russian authorities charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim a frame-up. The 36-year-old was hospitalized while in police custody....
20:39, 06/08/2019

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, the police said on Friday, but his lawyer and employer said he had been framed....
14:00, 06/07/2019

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to hospital: Ifax Police said on Saturday that a Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences had been taken to hospital, Russian news agencies reported....
15:00, 06/08/2019

Iran frees detained Lebanese businessman Zakka: Lebanese official A Lebanese businessman detained in Iran since 2015 for alleged anti-state activity left the country on Tuesday, a Lebanese official said, after Beirut secured his release....
17:13, 06/11/2019

Russian newspapers join forces in solidarity with detained journalist Three titles call for inquiry into case of Ivan Golunov, arrested on suspicion of drug dealingRussia’s three major newspapers have put out nearly identical front pages of their Monday editions in a show of solidarity with a detained journalist.Kommer...
10:26, 06/10/2019

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov under house arrest Russian authorities have charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim he was framed. He will remain under house arrest for at least two months....
13:00, 06/09/2019

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offences The Moscow media outlet that investigative reporter Ivan Golunov works for believes he has been framed. Golunov is known for his investigations into graft in Moscow and reportedly received death threats recently....
18:52, 06/07/2019

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offenses The Moscow media outlet that employs investigative reporter Ivan Golunov believes he's been framed. Golunov is known for investigations into graft in Russia's capital, and has reportedly received recent death threats....
04:52, 06/08/2019

Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news....
14:52, 05/23/2019

San Francisco police raid journalist over report on death of public defender Confidential document on death of Jeff Adachi was leakedFreelancer Bryan Carmody vows not to identify his sourceA freelance journalist is vowing to protect his source after San Francisco police raided his home and office while keeping him handcuffed ...
00:13, 05/13/2019

‘I am asking for justice:’ Khashoggi’s fiancee urges Congress to put more pressure on Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist’s killing Seven months after Khashoggi’s killing, his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, testified before a House panel and urged lawmakers to take action against Saudi leaders....
02:26, 05/17/2019

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest. Nearly 100 protesters on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the constructio...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Two Arab journalists detained for months in Saudi Arabia: media watchdog Saudi Arabia has been holding two Arab journalists for several months, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday, amid ongoing international scrutiny of the kingdom's human rights record....
01:26, 05/21/2019

Public pressure prompts Ohio library to cancel LGBTQ event NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Public opposition that included Ohio’s Republican House speaker has prompted a county library outside Columbus to cancel an LGBTQ program for teens. The Newark Advocate reports the Friday event at the Licking County Library ...
00:26, 06/02/2019

UN tribunal rules Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors Russian authorities must release the 24 Ukrainian sailors who were captured last year after entering the Kerch Strait, a United Nations maritime tribunal has ruled....
08:00, 05/26/2019

Russia demands Kosovo release detained Russian U.N. worker: RIA Russia's embassy in Serbia on Tuesday demanded that Kosovo immediately release a detained Russian national working at a United Nations mission in Kosovo, the RIA news agency reported....
14:26, 05/28/2019

Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors: maritime tribunal Moscow must release 24 sailors who were aboard three Ukrainian vessels it intercepted in November as they crossed a strait between Russian-annexed Crimea and southern Russia, an international maritime tribunal said on Saturday....
18:00, 05/25/2019

UN court: Russia must free 3 detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors...
15:00, 05/25/2019

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors....
14:00, 05/25/2019

Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged......
17:52, 06/12/2019

Russia suspends police officers over detention of journalist Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said on Tuesday that an internal inquiry into the detention last week of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was underway and that he had suspended the police officers involved....
17:13, 06/11/2019

Russian media, celebrities protest against investigative journalist's drug bust Three of Russia's leading newspapers took the unusual step on Monday of publishing identical front page headlines to protest over what they suspect is the framing of an investigative journalist on drug charges....
14:52, 06/10/2019

On Journalist's Arrest Over Social Media Post, Akhilesh Yadav's Reaction Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday attacked the Uttar Pradesh government for arresting a journalist for sharing an alleged objectionable post against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath....
18:13, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Hong Kong’s political crisis has entered its second week, after protestors who had filled the city’s streets in record numbers on Sunday re...
06:26, 06/17/2019

Russia must free detained Ukrainian ships, sailors, UN court rules The 24 Ukrainian sailors in Russian custody need to be immediately released, a UN maritime court has ruled. Ukraine's president said Moscow could show its readiness to end the Crimea conflict by releasing the sailors....
16:00, 05/25/2019

Washington tells Russia: Stop playing games over detained ex-U.S. marine The United States told Russia on Tuesday to stop playing games over a detained former U.S. marine accused of espionage and said it feared his long isolation increased the risk of Moscow trying to extract a forced confession....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Russia drops drug charges against anti-corruption journalist Russian officials dropped charges against a prominent anti-corruption journalist following an outcry from domestic and international media outlets and press freedom advocates....
00:39, 06/12/2019

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Russia Drops Charges Against Investigative Journalist Amid Stiff Criticism Russian authorities dropped drug charges against a prominent journalist and said they would release him from house arrest, in an unusual turnaround that followed criticism from journalists, celebrities and lawmakers....
18:26, 06/11/2019

Russia drops charges against journalist Golunov, suspends arresting officers Ivan Golunov has been released from house arrest and charges against him have been dropped. The journalist was wrongly arrested on drug charges by Russian police last week....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers said Tuesday....
20:13, 05/28/2019

W Series frontrunners felt pressure of media interest in first race Inaugural W Series race winner Jamie Chadwick admitted to feeling extra pressure over the Hockenheim weekend because of the high-profile media interest in the series...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Opinon: Digitalization exerting massive pressure on media diversity The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is financially supporting DW's Global Media Forum. State Premier Armin Laschet explains how politics can contribute to media diversity and freedom of expression....
22:13, 05/23/2019

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
01:13, 05/25/2019

UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors BERLIN (AP) — UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors....
16:13, 05/25/2019

Turkey denies scrapping Russia missile deal after US pressure Turkey has been under pressure from the United States to walk away from a deal with Russia to buy its S-400 air defense system. The US fears that the deal could undermine the NATO military alliance....
15:26, 05/11/2019

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national......
08:39, 06/16/2019

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks....
10:39, 06/06/2019

Kanye West tells Letterman public 'completely bullied' by media to 'think certain things' Rapper Kanye West blasted the media during his interview with David Letterman that aired on Netflix on Friday night, claiming Americans are "completely bullied" by the press to "think certain things."...
09:52, 06/01/2019

Robert Mueller makes first public statement about Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public comments about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election Wednesday morning, the Department of Justice announced. Mueller is scheduled to make the statement at 11 a.m. and will no...
18:39, 05/29/2019

Russia's Yandex pushes back against pressure to share encryption keys: Ifax Russian Internet giant Yandex said on Tuesday it wanted to abide by the law but not to violate its users' privacy in the process, Interfax news agency reported, after a media report said security services had demanded its encryption keys....
16:26, 06/04/2019

Russia Probe Head Robert Mueller To Make First Public Statement Long-silent Special Counsel Robert Mueller will deliver his first public statement on the Russia meddling investigation on Wednesday, as he faces pressure to testify in Congress on his explosive......
20:13, 05/29/2019

Robert Mueller gives first public statement on Trump-Russia investigation – video Special prosecutor says investigators did not have confidence that the US president did not commit a crime. Delivering his first statement on the Trump-Russia investigation, Mueller explained the investigation was bound by the longstanding Department...
19:52, 05/29/2019

Ex-teacher aides accused of verbally abusing students now suing media for making recordings public Two teacher aides who lost their jobs in West Virginia following allegations that they harassed special needs students are suing several media companies that disseminated a secret recording of the alleged verbal abuse....
16:13, 05/09/2019

Mueller says charging Trump with a crime was 'not an option' in Russia probe, in first public remarks Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in his only public remarks since being appointed to lead the Russia investigation, said his team did not have the "option" to charge President Trump with a crime because of longstanding Justice Department policy, addin...
19:39, 05/29/2019

AG Bill Barr tells Fox News public must know if officials 'put their thumb on the scale' in Russia probe In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Attorney General William Barr explained how he is trying to get to the bottom of whether or not “government officials abused their power and put their thumb on the scale” in the earliest days of the Russia pro...
04:26, 05/17/2019

Watch: Special counsel Robert Mueller makes his first public comments on the Trump-Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make a statement on Wednesday regarding his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a Department of Justice press release....
17:13, 05/29/2019

Many in media wanted Trump-Russia case to be 'next Watergate': Joe Concha Many in the mainstream media wanted Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to result in a scandal similar to Watergate, reporter Joe Concha of the Hill said Wednesday night on Fox News' "Hannity."...
06:39, 05/16/2019

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through social media....
15:39, 06/17/2019

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
16:00, 06/14/2019

| Outcry in Senegal after BBC probe into gas contract Opposition politicians and campaign groups in Senegal have accused the government of secrecy after the BBC reported that a brother of the president had benefited from lucrative dealings in the gas sector....
22:39, 06/04/2019

| Outcry at £6,500 fine over Hillsborough disaster Relatives of victims of the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster have voiced shock after the only person ever convicted over the tragedy was sentenced to a fine....
18:52, 05/13/2019

Nurse in trousers awarded marathon record after outcry Guinness World Records admits its rule that nurses wear a dress were outdatedAn NHS nurse who was told her marathon world record attempt was void because she wore scrubs rather than a dress has had the decision overturned following a backlash.Guinnes...
19:52, 05/07/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 billion, with shares set at $45 and the company valued at $82.4 billion. This comes amid outcry over Ub...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Sex Toy Award Is Restored by Trade Show After an Outcry Over Sexism CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention, had rescinded an award for innovation for a sex toy for women, provoking accusations of sexism....
16:52, 05/10/2019

Never mind the outcry: Netflix knows ‘The Office’ won’t be this popular forever Andy Bernard, the lovable sad sack played by Ed Helms for several seasons of NBC’s The Office, muses aloud at one point during the super-emotional series finale that he wishes there was a way to know you’re in the good old days “bef...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Tech Trade Show Restores Award to Sex Toy After Outcry CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention, had rescinded an award for innovation for a sex toy for women, provoking accusations of sexism....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Outcry over summoning of French journalists by intel agency PARIS (AP) — Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders is urging French authorities to explain why the country’s intelligence agency summoned eight journalists working on sensitive stories. Secretary-general Christophe Deloire says the wat...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Trump's Threat of Tariffs on Mexico Prompts Outcry A day after President Trump threatened across-the-board tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t stem the flow of migrants into the U.S., business groups and lawmakers expressed opposition and Mexico said it would meet to explore a diplomatic solution....
03:00, 06/01/2019

Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of political row in Ecuador after the government agreed to allow US anti-narcotics planes to use an airstrip on ...
05:52, 06/18/2019

Felon voting bill goes to Florida governor amid outcry TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida felons will have to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The House passed the bill Friday after outcry from Democrats wh...
23:26, 05/03/2019

Nurse who ran marathon in scrubs awarded world record after outcry A British nurse who was denied a Guinness World Record because she ran the London Marathon wearing modern-day scrubs instead of an old-fashioned dress has been granted the title after a backlash. Jessica Anderson finished the race in 3 hours, 8 minut...
22:13, 05/08/2019

Outcry as Turkey orders rerun of Istanbul mayoral election Erdoğan’s successful bid to overturn vote is ‘plain dictatorship’, says CHP partyTurkish authorities have scrapped the result of a vote for Istanbul mayor that was lost by the candidate backed by the president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in response to ca...
00:39, 05/07/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
15:52, 05/29/2019

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the magazine’s name and licensing rights to Authentic Brands Group. Per a press release posted by Meredit...
03:13, 06/18/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media Forum 2019....
13:00, 05/26/2019

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

After trailer outcry, Sonic the Hedgehog director tells fans to expect “changes” What's to come of November's Sonic the Hedgehog film? We thought we knew based on a very odd-looking trailer, but Thursday's news may have changed everything. [credit: Paramount / Sega ...
02:39, 05/03/2019

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
04:39, 06/07/2019

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein after outcry Ex-prosecutor turned novelist has seen her relationship with Dutton ‘terminated’ after the release of When They See UsLinda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as the fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wron...
00:52, 06/08/2019

German national anthem outcry re-inflames East-West divide An eastern German state premier, Bodo Ramelow, says Germany should have a national anthem that all the country can sing along to. For him and others, the Nazi associations linger, and East Germans never got a choice....
19:26, 05/10/2019

UBS loses role in bond deal for Chinese firm on outcry over pig comment UBS has lost a lead role on a U.S. dollar bond deal for state-backed China Railway Construction Corp, just days after a Chinese outcry over a senior UBS economist's use of "pig" in connection with Chinese food price inflation....
14:13, 06/17/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists The two reporters were arrested in Myanmar in late 2017. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims....
06:13, 05/07/2019

Australian police raids on national broadcaster, News Corp prompt outcry Police raided the offices of Australia's national broadcaster on Wednesday over allegations it had published classified material, the second raid on a media outlet in two days, prompting complaints that the "outrageous" raids hindered media freedom....
07:52, 06/05/2019

Cypriot Justice Minister Nicolaou resigns amid outcry over serial killings Cyprus' justice minister, Ionas Nicolaou, resigned Thursday amid public backlash over law enforcement's handling of an investigation into the slayings of five migrant women and two children....
22:13, 05/02/2019

Amid outcry over Yemen war, Saudi ship leaves France without arms cargo A Saudi vessel that had been due to load weapons at a northern French port on Friday set sail without them and headed for Spain, a day after a rights group tried to block the cargo on humanitarian grounds....
18:26, 05/10/2019

Sri Lankan army defends rehiring major amid outcry from rights groups Sri Lanka's army on Thursday defended its decision to reinstate an intelligence official arrested in 2017 on suspicion he attacked journalists, saying he is the right person to investigate the Easter bombings claimed by Islamic State....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Outcry after Trump officials reveal sixth migrant child died in US custody Ten-year-old girl from El Salvador died on 29 September ‘due to fever and respiratory distress’ after complications with surgeryThe Trump administration has been forced to reveal that a 10-year-old migrant girl died in its custody more than seven mon...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government has been released from jail....
14:00, 05/25/2019

Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme Ecuador has released a New York man and turned down an extradition request from the United States, where he was arrested after falsely claiming he was owed half-ownership of Facebook....
23:39, 06/11/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.        ...
10:52, 05/07/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty Two Reuters journalists who had been jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison, freed in a presidential amnesty after a global campaign for their release....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Iran frees Lebanese IT specialist Zakka A Lebanese businessman detained in Tehran since 2015 on charges of collaborating against Iran arrived in Beirut on Tuesday, after his government secured his release....
19:39, 06/11/2019

Myanmar Frees Jailed Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed after reporting on the Myanmar military’s abuses against the ethnic Rohingya minority, were released as part of a presidential amnesty for more than 6,000 prisoners....
08:39, 05/07/2019

Myanmar frees 2 imprisoned Reuters reporters The chief of Yangon's Insein Prison says two Reuters journalists who were imprisoned for breaking the country's Officials Secrets Act have been released....
05:52, 05/07/2019

Joe Biden reverses stance on Hyde Amendment, announces opposition amid 2020 outcry Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden reversed his stance on the Hyde amendment, Thursday, saying he "can no longer support an amendment that makes" a woman's right to an abortion "dependent on someone's ZIP code." ...
04:52, 06/07/2019

Colombian High Court Frees Ex-Rebel Sought by U.S. Former guerrilla commander Seuxis Hernández was freed from jail on Thursday and preparing to be sworn in as a congressman, capping a weekslong legal roller coaster that pitted courts against politicians in a country polarized over what to do with the...
04:26, 05/31/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
07:00, 06/11/2019

Israel frees 2 Syrians after return of soldier's remains Israel has released two Syrian prisoners in what it says is a "goodwill gesture" following the repatriation of the remains of an Israeli soldier who went missing over 35 years ago....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage After more than 16 months in detention, two Reuters journalists convicted for their coverage of the Rohingya crisis were released in an amnesty deal....
15:00, 05/08/2019

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

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty after a vigorous global campaign -- and backroom diplomacy -- for their release....
09:52, 05/08/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
14:00, 06/18/2019

Afghan military frees 84 prisoners from Taliban jail KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan military spokesman says troops have freed 84 prisoners from a Taliban-run facility in the northern Faryab province. Mohammad Anif Rezaye says most of those freed in the operation late Wednesday were Afghan security...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
13:39, 06/11/2019

Nigerian pro-government militia frees hundreds of children A regional militia in Nigeria has freed 900 children involved in the fight against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the UN says. UNICEF says children have been among the worst-hit by the decade-long conflict....
16:26, 05/10/2019

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence against them following accusations of migrant trafficking...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Nicaragua frees 56 imprisoned protest leaders under new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Tuesday it had released 56 political prisoners under a new law that frees people who were arrested in recent anti-government protests, while protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
22:00, 06/11/2019

'Central Park 5' prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer quits Columbia Law School amid Netflix outcry A new Netflix drama about the wrongful convictions of five teenagers for the 1989 rape of a New York City woman has led to backlash for another city prosecutor....
16:39, 06/13/2019

Turkey Frees American NASA Scientist Imprisoned for 2 Years The scientist, Serkan Golge, 39, a Turkish-American citizen, was arrested while visiting his family in southern Turkey in 2016. His wife confirmed that he had been released....
22:00, 05/29/2019

Nizar Zakka: Iran frees US resident imprisoned for espionage Nizar Zakka, a US permanent resident and Lebanese businessman, said his incarceration in Iran was a case of "kidnapping." Although the US sent well-wishes, it was Lebanon that secured his release....
07:13, 06/12/2019

Nigerian militia frees nearly 900 children used in war on Boko Haram: UNICEF A regional militia allied with Nigerian government forces freed on Friday almost 900 children it had used in the war against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said....
23:39, 05/10/2019

Nigerian militia frees hundreds of children used in war with Boko Haram ABUJA – A regional militia allied with Nigerian government forces freed on Friday almost 900 children it had used in the war against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said. The move brought the total nu...
21:13, 05/10/2019

Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionage TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia has freed a United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against neighboring Libya who was held for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage. The U.N. office in Tunis confirmed Wednesday that Moncef Kartas was released ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de Janeiro, an incident that caused national outrage....
06:26, 05/24/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó takes to streets in 'military uprising,' frees López Opposition leader and self-declared president takes to streets, with jailed politician Leopoldo López and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early Tuesday, callingfor the military to rise up and oust Nicolás Maduro....
18:39, 04/30/2019

Military judge frees Navy SEAL in advance of murder trial _____ SAN DIEGO — A decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner was freed from custody Thursday after a military judge cited interference by prosecutors. The unexpected move drew gasps in a San Diego courtroom ...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets ActTwo Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for their reporting of the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims have been released after sp...
05:26, 05/07/2019

French military frees hostages in Burkina Faso, two commandos killed French commandos rescued four foreign hostages including two French citizens from a militant group in Burkina Faso, France's military said on Friday, adding that two of the elite soldiers were killed in the night-time operation....
18:26, 05/10/2019

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and Super Thrust Block 1 and Super Thrust Block 2. [credit: ...
02:00, 05/29/2019

Pompeo will meet with Russia's Putin, Lavrov during visit to Russia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Russia on May 12-14, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pompeo's Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, the State Department said on Friday....
14:39, 05/10/2019

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter....
04:52, 06/18/2019

British court frees Sally Challen, who killed abusive husband with hammer An abused British woman who was sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband with a hammer walked free Friday after a new sentence was handed down....
18:26, 06/07/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of poisoning North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed on Friday, her lawyer said....
09:26, 05/03/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed on Friday, her lawyer said....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused in killing of North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader was freed on Friday, a court translator said....
02:52, 05/03/2019

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07:13, 05/07/2019

Eddie Gallagher's defense wants case dismissed over Navy misconduct as judge frees SEAL ahead of war crimes trial The defense team of a Navy SEAL accused of murdering an injured teenage ISIS fighter wants the case dismissed due to what it says is gross misconduct on the part of the prosecution....
09:00, 06/01/2019

Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner....
03:26, 05/31/2019

Six detained in David Ortiz shooting Six suspects, including the alleged gunman, have been detained in the shooting of Ortiz, the Dominican Republic's chief prosecutor said. Authorities have declined to give a motive for the shooting at a popular Santo Domingo bar Sunday night. (Ju...
09:52, 06/13/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a “mafia-style” attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authorities said Friday...
00:26, 05/11/2019

Woman detained after Australian PM egged A 25-year-old woman has been detained by police after she allegedly hit Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison with an egg while he was on the campaign trail Tuesday....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Ex-ETA leader Josu Ternera detained in France The fugitive former political leader of the Basque separatist organization ETA has been caught in France, the Spanish Interior Ministry confirmed on Thursday....
12:39, 05/16/2019

Mexico says steel magnate detained, more arrests likely The Mexican attorney general's office said late on Tuesday that Alonso Ancira, the chairman of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, was detained in Spain by Interpol for his alleged involvement in "a series of crimes that gravely hurt" state oil firm P...
05:26, 05/29/2019

Iran says detained US resident to be released to Lebanon TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian judiciary spokesman says Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials. The comment on Tuesday from Gholamhossein Esmaili is the first official confirmation that Nizar...
11:00, 06/11/2019

Vice president of Venezuelan congress detained The vice president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, has been detained and towed to prison in his car. He was apprehended for alleged support of an uprising arranged by opposition leader Juan Guaido....
04:00, 05/09/2019

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year. The rapper, whose real name is She’y...
06:52, 06/15/2019

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility. In a statement released late ...
07:26, 05/22/2019

On International Day, UN stands in solidarity with some 20 detained staff Marking International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN personnel abducted, detained or missing while serving....
04:39, 04/29/2019

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
21:39, 06/05/2019

Former MMA champion Mamed Khalidov detained in Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former MMA champion Mamed Khalidov has been detained in Poland on suspicion of altering the origins of luxury cars stolen in the Czech Republic. Polish police say a 38-year-old man was detained at his home near Olsztyn, in north...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Algerian ex-PM Ahmed Ouyahia detained over corruption Ouyahia is the most senior politician to be detained over graft allegations since mass protests forced President Bouteflika to step down in April. Protesters are calling for an overhaul of Algeria's political system....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Two-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Detained While Crossing Border A two-year-old boy from Guatemala has died after being detained with his mother while crossing the border from Mexico into Texas, BuzzFeed reported on Wednesday. The boy was hospitalized in Texas for weeks before his death, Guatemalan consulate offic...
19:52, 05/16/2019

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year....
19:00, 06/16/2019

U.S. Resident Detained in Iran for Years Has Been Released (BEIRUT) — A U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released in Iran following years of imprisonment arrived in his native Lebanon on Tuesday, a development that comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S. after P...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Brother of Algeria’s ex-president reported detained ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A security official in Algeria says the influential brother of the country’s former longtime president has been detained for questioning. The official on Saturday confirmed Algerian media reports saying Said Bouteflika w...
19:26, 05/04/2019

Canadians detained in China accused of espionage China has charged Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor with stealing state secretsThe two Canadian citizens detained in China on espionage allegations have been formally arrested, in a move likely to further chill relations between the two countries.Chi...
17:52, 05/16/2019

Advocate: Immigrant mom and premature newborn detained PHOENIX (AP) — Advocates were shocked to find a teenage mom and her premature newborn daughter huddled in a Border Patrol facility in what they say was another example of the poor treatment immigrants receive. The mother is a Guatemalan teen who cros...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Former AP journalist reflects on Tiananmen Square Thirty years after the Chinese government crushed a student-led demonstration for democratic reform and against government corruption, a former AP photographer says the country needs to move forward and “come clean on what happened.” (May...
06:00, 05/25/2019

Turkish journalist beaten after TV appearance Yavuz Selim Demirag has been an outspoken critic of President Erdogan. He was set on by assailants with baseball bats in what journalists say is a sign of shrinking press freedom....
00:52, 05/12/2019

How to Be a Better Conversationalist, With Journalist Celeste Headlee We could all get better at conversing with our fellow humans. It’s just so easy these days to hide behind our screens, and when we’re finally face to face with actual people, we’re often talking too much and not listening enough. How can we make the ...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Mexican journalist murdered on her doorstep Norma Sarabia had worked as a crime reporter in the state of Tabasco for 15 years. She is the sixth journalist to be killed this year in a country ranked third most dangerous in the world....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Doctors alarmed that flu killed detained migrant teen HOUSTON (AP) — A preliminary autopsy report says a 16-year-old from Guatemala died of complications of the flu while in U.S. Border Patrol custody. The findings alarm doctors who questioned whether immigration authorities missed warning signs or chan...
18:52, 06/06/2019

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians onto the streets in celebration....
23:39, 06/12/2019

Man carrying 2 knives Tasered and detained at Gatwick Airport A man carrying two kitchen knives through a staff search area at Gatwick Airport in the United Kingdom was Tasered and arrested by police early Monday morning....
21:52, 06/03/2019

China refuses to speak about detained Canadians: Freeland Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she wants to talk to China's foreign minister about the two detained Canadians China has accused of undermining its national security....
22:00, 05/28/2019

Two Reuters journalists freed after being detained more than 500 days in Myanmar Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in December 2017 and later charged with violating the country’s colonial-era secrets act. They are widely believed to have been set up....
17:52, 05/07/2019

Kosovo releases Russian U.N. worker detained by police Kosovo released a Russian national working for the United Nations on Tuesday, the United Nations mission in Kosovo said, after Moscow demanded that Pristina release him....
15:26, 05/28/2019

UAE denies U.N. claim that detained activist Mansoor being tortured The United Arab Emirates (UAE) dismissed claims by U.N. human rights experts that prominent pro-democracy campaigner Ahmed Mansoor may be suffering treatment amounting to torture, state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday....
00:00, 05/09/2019

David Ortiz Shooting: Five Suspects Detained, Authorities Say A man suspected of shooting Ortiz was among the five detained, and the authorities said the coordinator of the attack had been offered about $7,800 to carry it out....
23:39, 06/12/2019

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says its chairman detained in Spain Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA, said on Tuesday that its chairman Alonso Ancira has been arrested in Spain, saying it did not know why....
00:52, 05/29/2019

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive on Monday, Customs and Border Protection saidThe US government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died on Monday at a border patrol station in south Texas, the fifth death ...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Hundreds detained as Kazakhs protest 'rigged' election Police in Kazakhstan's biggest city were put on high alert overnight as protests against what many see as a rigged presidential election continued, resulting in hundreds of people being detained, police sources said on Tuesday....
08:26, 06/11/2019

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
09:52, 05/22/2019

3 Pak Nationals Detained With Gold Worth Over Rs 23 Lakh In Rajasthan Three Pakistani nationals were detained with gold worth over Rs 23 lakh from Munabao railway station near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan's Barmer district, Customs officials said today....
15:00, 06/16/2019

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. According to officials, the group of more than 900 peop...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Four detained as enquiry into shooting attack near Congress progresses Officials say at least four people have been detained for the brazen shooting attack near Congress on Thursday that seriously wounded UCR deputy Héctor Olivares and killed La Rioja provincial official Miguel Marcelo Yadón....
19:13, 05/10/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says congress vice president has been detained Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday that the vice president of the opposition-controlled National Assembly had been detained by authorities from President Nicolas Maduro's government....
05:52, 05/09/2019

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

Venezuela's opposition vow to defy Maduro after key figure detained At least nine lawmakers face detention after Edgar Zambrano was arrested on Wednesday, signalling the start of a crackdownOpposition politicians battling to bring down Venezuela’s strongman leader, Nicolás Maduro, have vowed to continue their struggl...
17:00, 05/09/2019

McMaster: China's treatment of detained Canadians telling Former U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster said Thursday China's treatment of two detained Canadians is a telling example of how China is a threat to the liberal international order....
06:26, 05/10/2019

Canada delegation pressing China on detained Canadians A Canadian delegation in China is pressing Chinese officials to free two detained Canadians but there has been no contact between the two nations' leaders or foreign ministers despite the worst relations between Ottawa and Beijing since the Tiananmen...
21:13, 05/21/2019

Michel Platini 'detained over awarding of World Cup to Qatar' Former Uefa president Michel Platini is detained and questioned by French police over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, according to news agency Reuters....
11:26, 06/18/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning. Walter Luebcke, who was in charge of the Kassel a...
16:39, 06/09/2019

McMaster: China’s treatment of detained Canadians telling Former U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster says China’s treatment of two detained Canadians is example of how China is a threat to the liberal international order...
05:13, 05/10/2019

Somali asylum-seeker detained for over 2 years released CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Lawyers representing an asylum-seeker from Somalia who’s been detained for over 2 ½ years without a bond hearing say he’s been released. Acting on behalf of Mahamed Ahmed-Cali, the American Civil Liberties Union of Ne...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Lebanon says Iran agreed amnesty for detained national Iran has agreed to grant an amnesty to a Lebanese citizen it detained in 2015 for "collaborating against the state", Lebanon's state news agency quoted the foreign ministry as saying on Tuesday....
23:39, 06/04/2019

She Stopped to Help Migrants on a Texas Highway. Moments Later, She Was Detained. A county attorney in West Texas was detained for helping three young migrants, part of an escalating attempt to investigate and punish those providing aid to border crossers....
11:52, 05/10/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
10:26, 06/09/2019

U.N. calls on Tunisia to immediately release detained official The United Nations called on Tunisia on Wednesday to immediately release a U.N. official who was detained more than six weeks ago as part of an investigation by a Tunisian anti-terrorism unit....
19:26, 05/15/2019

Record number of migrant families detained at border in May HOUSTON (AP) — The Border Patrol says a new record was set in May for the number of migrant families apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border. Agents apprehended 132,887 people in May, the largest figure in more than a decade. It set a record with 84,54...
20:26, 06/05/2019

Trudeau and Trump discuss Canadians detained in China Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, which has triggered a major crisis between Ottawa and Beijing....
05:00, 05/10/2019

ETA separatist leader Josu Ternera detained in France Josu Ternera, one of ETA's most high-profile leaders and accused by Spanish authorities of taking part in a 1987 attack by the Basque separatist group that killed 11 people, has been detained in France, the Spanish government said....
10:39, 05/16/2019

Automotive journalist disappears on motorcycle trip Davey Johnson rode a black Honda CB100R on Highway 108, which police found parked with his helmet and gloves Saturday at Big Bar River Access on the North Fork of Mokelumne River off Route 49 in California....
04:13, 06/11/2019

Investigative journalist put under house arrest in Moscow Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was placed under two months' house arrest in Moscow on Saturday while he is investigated for drug peddling, as a court rejected a request from investigators to hold him in custody....
23:00, 06/08/2019

Russian police detain more than 500 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 500 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
23:39, 06/12/2019

Gopinath, Who Served 6 Decades As Journalist, Dies At 88 Veteran journalist Gopinath covered the first Indian general elections of 1951-52 and remained active till the recently-concluded 17th Lok Sabha elections, sharing his insights and observations....
19:00, 06/08/2019

Russian police detain more than 400 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
19:39, 06/12/2019

Journalist killed in southern Mexico, another kidnapped A newspaper in the Mexican state of Tabasco says one of its reporters has been shot dead, the latest in a string of journalist killings in one of the world’s deadliest countries for the profession...
21:39, 06/12/2019

Mexico: seventh journalist murdered in just six months Norma Sarabia, a 46-year-old crime reporter, had reportedly received threats for denouncing police corruptionMexico’s deadly assault on journalism has claimed another victim with the murder of a crime reporter from the home state of President Andrés ...
00:26, 06/14/2019

The Kremlin got blindsided by the backlash to a journalist's arrest At first glance, the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov seemed to be the latest in a string of attacks on the free press in Russia. But the response to his detainment took the Kremlin -- and Russian society -- by surprise....
10:00, 06/11/2019

Turkish opposition journalist hospitalized following attack A journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government and its nationalist allies has been hospitalized after being attacked outside his home....
12:52, 05/11/2019

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

Journalist’s fiancée reveals his last texts to her before he vanished The fiancée of a missing California automotive journalist says he texted her about his treacherous journey test-driving a motorcycle in the mountains before he vanished, according to a report. David “Davey” Johnson, 44, was last heard fro...
17:39, 06/11/2019

San Francisco police chief ‘sorry’ for raid on journalist SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief is apologizing for raiding a freelance journalist’s home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city’s former public defender. Chief Willi...
06:13, 05/25/2019

'The world still has not done anything,' says slain Saudi journalist's fiancee Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist murdered at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, said on Thursday she could not believe that no one has yet faced serious consequences for the crime....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Hundreds rally in Moscow over journalist case Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorized rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his five-day arrest this month on drug charges....
17:39, 06/16/2019

Yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent; 350 detained A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain some 350 people...
21:00, 05/26/2019

Suspect detained in shooting incident at midtown apartment complex TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in midtown Monday morning. According to TPD, the incident was reported the 29th Street and Venice Avenue intersection, near Swan Road. TPD said the shooting was a resul...
21:26, 06/17/2019

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immigrant children from a Florida detention center. The advocates accuse the administration of violating...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Suspected gunman among 6 detained in David Ortiz shooting investigation Six suspects have been arrested in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, including the alleged gunman, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
03:00, 06/13/2019

Russian UN employee detained by Kosovo in armed raid on north Country’s president claims UN staff member was ‘camouflaged ... to hamper police operation’A Russian UN employee was among more than two dozen people detained by Kosovo police in an armed raid into the Serb-dominated north of the country that has spa...
18:39, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Trudeau and Trump discuss Canadians detained in China Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, which has triggered a major crisis between Ottawa and Beijing....
03:26, 05/10/2019

Teen Migrants Are Being Detained With Adults Thanks to Faulty Dental Exams Several teen migrants have sued the U.S. for incorrectly placing them in adult detention thanks to inaccurate forensic dental exams, according to the Los Angeles Times. Federal law says that the government should not rely solely on the controversial ...
20:39, 06/03/2019

Michel Platini detained over award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar Former Uefa president detained in ParisPlatini taken into custody as part of investigationThe banned former Uefa president and France football legend Michel Platini has been detained in connection with a criminal investigation into alleged corruption...
12:13, 06/18/2019

Huawei says detained CFO to seek extradition stay, rights violated Huawei said on Wednesday that it will seek to stay extradition proceedings against its detained chief financial officer, saying her business activities were conducted with the full knowledge of banking officials....
22:39, 05/08/2019

350 detained after yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain a few hundred people....
21:26, 05/26/2019

Retired Soldier Detained After Being Declared Illegal Immigrant Gets Bail Mohammad Sanaulla, the retired Indian Army soldier who was declared an illegal immigrant by a tribunal and sent to a detention centre in Assam last month, has been given bail by the Gauhati High......
14:00, 06/07/2019

China Formally Arrests Detained Canadians on Spying Charges The country said it formally arrested Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor five months after the pair were first detained, advancing a case seen as retribution for Canada’s arrest of a senior Huawei executive....
14:52, 05/16/2019

American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemen dagger CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say a Yemeni American was arrested at the Cairo airport for carrying a traditional Yemeni dagger in his luggage. Customs officials say the man, a dual U.S.-Yemeni national, landed in Cairo on Friday on a flight from th...
12:26, 06/14/2019

Sudanese officers detained in connection with dispersal of sit-in: military council Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that some officers had been arrested for their involvement in the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in in Khartoum....
22:13, 06/13/2019

Huawei CFO house arrest contrasts with Canadians detained in China Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou described her house arrest in Vancouver as "restricted to a limited space" even as she spent her past six months in a six-bedroom, multi-million dollar Canadian home....
09:39, 05/20/2019

Ally of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Is Detained After Failed Uprising The opposition leader Juan Guaidó said that the vice president of Venezuela’s National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, was detained by the intelligence services....
03:52, 05/09/2019

Detained Lebanese businessman leaves Iran for Beirut: official Lebanese businessman Nizar Zakka left Iran, where he was detained since 2015, and flew to Beirut with Lebanon's security chief on Tuesday, a Lebanese official told Reuters....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Five people detained in David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic Five people have been detained in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, the country's Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez Sánchez said at a news conference on Wednesday....
00:52, 06/13/2019

Cowboys’ Elliott detained by police at Vegas music festival LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was handcuffed by police, but not arrested, after a scuffle involving event staff at a Las Vegas music festival. Police Officer Laura Meltzer said Monday that the 23-year-old running back was detai...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Guatemalan boy detained by US border agency dies at Texas hospital The 16-year-old, who has not been named, is the third migrant child to die in US custody in the past five monthsA 16-year-old Guatemalan boy has died in a Texas hospital after he was detained by Customs and Border Protection (CBP), becoming the third...
07:13, 05/02/2019

A U.S. Citizen Detained in Vietnam Could Face the Death Penalty for Subversion A U.S. citizen, detained in Vietnam on charges of “attempting to overthrow the state,” is expected to face trial at the end of this month and could be sentenced to death if found guilty, Agence France-Press (AFP) reports. Michael Nguyen h...
14:13, 06/11/2019

2-Year-Old Killed In Aligarh: 5 Detained For Flouting Prohibitory Orders Five persons were detained today for flouting prohibitory orders imposed in view of escalating tension over the brutal murder of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl in Tappal area of Aligarh....
16:52, 06/09/2019

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

Former UEFA head Platini detained in Qatar World Cup investigation Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters....
21:52, 06/18/2019

Ex-UEFA President Michel Platini detained over 2022 World Cup Michel Platini, the former president of UEFA, European soccer's governing body, was detained as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, French police said....
19:00, 06/18/2019

American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemeni dagger CAIRO — Egyptian officials say a Yemeni American was detained at the Cairo airport for carrying a traditional Yemeni dagger in his luggage. Customs officials say the man, a dual U.S.-Yemeni national, landed in Cairo on Friday on a flight from the Yem...
21:26, 06/14/2019

Turkey releases detained NASA scientist Serkan Golge Turkey has released US-Turkish scientist Serkan Golge from jail, a move that could help ease relations with Washington. The former NASA researcher is one of thousands detained in a Turkish government crackdown....
00:13, 05/30/2019

Iran judiciary says to hand over detained Lebanese businessman to Lebanon Lebanon's security chief is due to escort a detained Lebanese man home from Iran on Tuesday after Beirut secured his release from an Iranian prison, with Iranian officials saying it was due partly to their close ties with Lebanon's Hezbollah group....
12:13, 06/11/2019

U.N. urges Venezuela to clarify fate of detained opposition lawmaker The U.N. human rights office called on Venezuela's government of Nicolas Maduro on Friday to disclose the whereabouts of opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was arrested last week....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Woman detained after newborn girl found alive in trash bin BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Florida deputies say they’ve detained a person of interest after a newborn girl was found alive inside a trash bin. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says the woman was taken to a local hospital Thursday for m...
02:39, 05/10/2019

"Jamal Would Have Been Disappointed... ": Killed Saudi Journalist's Fiance The fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi criticized the U.S. response to his killing on Wednesday, saying that the Trump administration has failed to uphold American values by allowing......
07:00, 05/16/2019

Russian parliament speaker concerned about journalist’s case MOSCOW (AP) — The speaker of the upper house of the Russian parliament has raised concerns about a drug dealing case against a prominent investigative journalist. Valentina Matviyenko, who is Russia’s third most senior official after the presid...
11:00, 06/11/2019

"Conspiracy To Kill Me," Says Tej Pratap Yadav After Journalist Is Beaten Bihar politician Lalu Yadav's son Tej Pratap has denied that his security guards thrashed a video journalist in Patna on Sunday as voting in the Lok Sabha election entered its final day. He called it......
12:00, 05/19/2019

UP Journalist Claims He Was Abused By Railway Cops For "Exposing" Them Amit Sharma, the Uttar Pradesh journalist who was brutally beaten up on a video on Tuesday, has today claimed that he was targeted by Railway personnel for "exposing" their illegal activity....
23:26, 06/14/2019

Mexican journalist rescued hours after abduction by gunmen A kidnapped journalist was rescued by security forces in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz hours after he was taken by armed men outside his home, Mexican officials and the journalist said Thursday....
21:26, 06/13/2019

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

Afghan women cry for help after journalist Mina Mangal's killing The recent murder of a prominent female journalist has once again shown how precarious life is for women in Afghanistan. There's little hope of the situation improving anytime soon....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Russian investigative journalist freed after days of protests Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was detained last week on suspicion of dealing drugs. Golunov’s supporters claim he was framed, sparking protests and solidarity in Russia’s media community....
17:52, 06/11/2019

Russian journalist in Moscow police custody sent to hospital A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody...
16:00, 06/08/2019

Gunmen kill female ex-Afghan journalist in Kabul Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
22:39, 05/11/2019

Russian police say they detain over 200 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police said on Wednesday they had detained over 200 people at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
14:26, 06/12/2019

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semetic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from the statements and apologized....
15:26, 05/23/2019

Mural of journalist Lyra McKee unveiled in Belfast Image, created by 22 artists, pays tribute to journalist shot dead in Derry last monthA mural of the journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead in Derry last month, has been unveiled in her home city of Belfast.The image, created by Emma Blake and 21 o...
07:39, 05/07/2019

2 Men In Plain Clothes Took Him: Wife Of Journalist Arrested By UP Cops It was a phone call from a friend that woke up Delhi-based journalist Prashant Kanojia and his wife on Saturday morning. The friend told him that some men were looking out for Prashant Kanojia by his......
16:52, 06/09/2019

Journalist vindicated after 18-year battle to expose R. Kelly In 2000, music critic Jim DeRogatis received a fax at the Chicago Sun-Times: “Dear Mr. DeRogatis,” it began. “You wrote about R. Kelly a couple of weeks ago…Robert’s problem — and it’s a thing that goes back many years — is young girls.” While ...
21:52, 06/01/2019

International group asks Pakistan to release journalist ISLAMABAD (AP) — An international organization that advocates for the rights of journalists has urged Pakistan to immediately release a reporter who was arrested for his coverage of this week’s violent clash between minority Pashtuns and troops...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Russian police detain more than 200 at protest over journalist’s arrest MOSCOW – Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
15:26, 06/12/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov put under house arrest A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been released from jail and placed under house arrest after being charged with intent to sell drugs in large quantities, according to his employer, the independent news site Meduza, citing his attorney...
15:26, 06/09/2019

Mexican journalist’s bodyguard kills 1 in apparent carjack The bodyguard for a prominent Mexican journalist thwarted an attempt to steal the columnist’s car in an upscale Mexico City neighborhood Monday, killing one of three armed robbers and wounding another, the writer’s employer said...
03:00, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Drug charges against Russian journalist dropped MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on a Russian journalist arrested on drug charges (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Russia’s interior minister says all charges against an investigative journalist arrested on suspicion of drug dealing have been dropped. Mini...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Multiple arrests at Moscow protests over journalist's arrest Police warned that a march against alleged police framing of a journalist would be illegal. Protesters marched regardless and were met with a heavy response....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Russian police detain more than 200 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
14:26, 06/12/2019

"Called Me Indian Spy": Pak Minister Defends Slapping Journalist A popular Pakistan broadcast journalist said Monday he had officially complained to police about being assaulted by a government minister, who responded by saying it was "an unfortunate incident"....
20:26, 06/17/2019

Four arrested in probe of slain journalist Lyra Mckee LONDON — Police investigating the killing of journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead by paramilitary gunfire in Northern Ireland last month, have made four arrests. The Police Service of Northern Ireland says males aged 15, 18, 38 and 51 were arrest...
14:39, 05/09/2019

Rep. Crenshaw sends X-ray of missing eye to journalist who questioned his patriotism Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw fired back at a New York Times contributing opinion writer for questioning his patriotism and claiming he was not signed on to support the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund....
01:26, 06/12/2019

David Ortiz shooting: Five detained, gun recovered, but motive remains unknown The suspected gunman and the accomplices were paid less than $8,000 by unnamed criminals to carry out the coordinated attack, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
05:52, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Trudeau spoke to Trump about Canadians detained in China -Ottawa Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, which has triggered a major crisis between Ottawa and Beijing....
01:13, 05/10/2019

REFILE-Venezuela court orders trial for detained Citgo executives A Venezuelan court on Friday ordered that six executives from U.S. refiner Citgo should stand trial on charges of corruption, defying pressure from U.S. authorities to release for the group that includes naturalized U.S. citizens....
04:52, 06/08/2019

3 Suspected ISIS Supporters Detained In Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore: Police Three suspected ISIS supporters were detained in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore Thursday by police for interrogation over alleged conspiracy to carry out attacks in the city, a day after the NIA arrested the......
03:52, 06/14/2019

Customers Being Wrongly Detained for 'Stolen' Rental Cars Is Apparently a Thing Quite a few of you probably have plans to travel and rent cars this summer, so listen up: There have been various cases where rental car companies like Hertz have mistakenly reported their cars as missing and then getting unsuspecting customers arres...
01:26, 05/25/2019

Migrant boy, 2, dies after being detained by US Border Patrol; 4th death of minor since December A Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, the fourth to die in U.S. custody since December.        ...
08:13, 05/16/2019

Detained Huawei CFO pens letter to employees: ‘My inner self has never felt so colorful and vast’ Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou has written a letter to the company's employees thanking them for their support and vowing to continue fighting extradition.Read More...
18:00, 05/13/2019

A security official says Said Bouteflika, brother of Algeria’s former president, has been detained for questioning. ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A security official says Said Bouteflika, brother of Algeria’s former president, has been detained for questioning....
19:26, 05/04/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear case of Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay The Supreme Court turned away an appeal Monday from a Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay who believes he should be released because the war in Afghanistan has ended....
16:13, 06/10/2019

Saudi Arabia Temporarily Releases Four Detained Women’s Rights Activists Saudi Arabian authorities on Thursday temporarily released at least four women’s rights activists whose arrests, on charges of undermining state security, had provoked an international outcry and added to criticism of the kingdom’s human ...
15:39, 05/03/2019

China formally arrests Canadians detained amid Huawei spat Detained since late last year, Chinese authorities have now formally arrested businessman Michael Spavor and former diplomat Michael Kovrig on state secrets charges....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Ex-UEFA President Michel Platini Detained in Qatar World Cup Probe Former high-ranking soccer administrator Michel Platini was detained in Paris following a corruption investigation into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup hosting rights to Qatar....
14:26, 06/18/2019

CORRECTED-Huawei CFO house arrest contrasts with Canadians detained in China Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou described her house arrest in Vancouver as "restricted to a limited space" even as she spent her past six months in a six-bedroom, multi-million dollar Canadian home....
17:52, 05/20/2019

Putin fires police generals over discredited case against journalist Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day, the Kremlin said....
14:26, 06/13/2019

Sri Lanka Arrests Journalist Covering Easter Attacks Over "Trespass" Sri Lankan police arrested a Reuters news agency journalist Thursday while he was covering the aftermath of Easter bombings and remanded him in custody for two weeks on a charge of trespassing,......
03:52, 05/03/2019

Putin fires police officers involved in journalist's case Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed two senior police officers involved in the arrest of an investigative journalist on drug charges that later were dropped when the government admitted there was no evidence he committed a crime....
14:00, 06/13/2019

Journalist Arrested For "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath Walks Out Of Jail Journalist Prashant Kanojia was released from Lucknow jail this evening -- five days after he was arrested for allegedly "defaming" Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath by a tweet....
17:13, 06/12/2019

Trump Gets Extremely Frustrated by 'Wise Guy' Journalist Asking Him Actual Questions President Trump sat down with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos earlier this week for a rare exclusive on-camera interview with a network that is not Fox News. Based on the snippets the network has released so far, the interview seemed to go about as well ...
20:26, 06/14/2019

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

Australian Police Raid Journalist’s Home Over Surveillance Article It was believed to be the first such action against an Australian journalist in more than a decade. A union called the raid “an outrageous attack on press freedom.”...
12:26, 06/04/2019

Release Order For Journalist Prashant Kanojia Sent To Lucknow Jail The release order for journalist Prashant Kanojia was sent to Lucknow jail today by the Chief Judicial Magistrate in Lucknow, a day after the Supreme Court ordered his immediate release. Chief......
17:13, 06/12/2019

Cops Raid Home Of US Journalist Who Refused To Reveal His Source Bryan Carmody, a freelance reporter in San Francisco, awoke Friday to the sounds of someone trying to break into his house. About 10 officers from the San Francisco Police Department were bashing the......
04:26, 05/12/2019

Russian newspapers put up rare, united front following journalist's arrest Three Russian newspapers used their front pages in a unique cry for press freedom Monday after a journalist known for his extensive career investigating corruption was detained on drug charges and allegedly tortured by police....
10:26, 06/11/2019

Russian journalist released pending trial on drug charges Ivan Golunov moved to house arrest after hundreds of supporters picket police HQA Russian journalist arrested on drug charges has been released from jail pending trial amid a public outcry over the case.The surprise decision to move Ivan Golunov to h...
14:13, 06/09/2019

San Francisco Journalist Vows to Take Legal Action After Police Raid The journalist wants back his laptops, phones and hard drives, which were seized during a search for information about who leaked a police report about a city official’s death....
09:52, 05/14/2019

"Urinated In My Mouth": UP Journalist Thrashed By Railway Cops On Video A journalist is punched, slapped and abused by a group of policemen as he pleads with them to stop, in a video from western Uttar Pradesh. The journalist said a group of Railway Police personnel......
09:00, 06/12/2019

Russian journalist freed after police abruptly drop charges In a stunning turnaround, Russia’s interior ministry dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative reporter and promised to go after police officers who allegedly tried to frame him...
00:13, 06/12/2019

Indian court orders release of journalist arrested for tweet NEW DELHI – India’s top court on Monday ordered the release of a journalist arrested for a social media post about a Hindu nationalist state chief minister, in a case that highlighted growing concerns over free speech and media freedom. Prashan...
23:52, 06/11/2019

Journalist, TV Channel Head Arrested Over Content On Yogi Adityanath A Delhi-based journalist was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday for allegedly sharing an objectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, the police......
07:13, 06/09/2019

Italy probes police brutality against journalist at neo-fascist rally Video footage shows Italian riot police beating a veteran journalist even after he was identified as a reporter. Prosecutors described the incident as "absurd," saying he was doing his job "in a peaceful manner."...
09:26, 05/25/2019

Italy probes police brutality of journalist at neo-fascist rally Video footage has shown Italian riot police beating a veteran journalist even after he was identified as a reporter. Prosecutors described the incident as "absurd," saying he was doing his job "in a peaceful manner."...
06:39, 05/25/2019

Ivan Golunov: Russian police drop charges against journalist Anti-corruption reporter will not face drugs charges because of lack of evidenceRussian police have dropped all charges of drug dealing against Ivan Golunov, an investigative reporter whose arrest caused a major public outcry.Vladimir Kolokoltsev, th...
17:26, 06/11/2019

Mexico president vows justice in slain journalist case Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says the killings of journalists in Mexico will not go unpunished and he has told the son of a slain reporter that he has arranged for him to meet with the federal attorney general...
01:39, 05/03/2019

Veteran auto journalist missing since California test drive A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
14:13, 06/11/2019

"Effort To Intimidate The Press": Editor's Guild On Journalist's Arrest The Editors Guild of India issued a statement today, condemning the arrest of a freelance journalist, an editor of a TV channel and its owner over alleged objectionable content related to Uttar......
16:52, 06/09/2019

Turkey denies torture claims by journalist Deniz Yücel Turkey's Foreign Ministry has denied claims that the German-Turkish journalist was tortured in prison near Istanbul. It has also rejected a warning from Germany that Turkey should stick to the UN anti-torture convention....
21:13, 05/12/2019

San Francisco police chief says raid on journalist's home may have violated law San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott called for an independent investigation Friday into the department's handling of leaked documents and the subsequent raid of a journalist's home....
06:39, 05/27/2019

Afghan official says female journalist shot dead in capital An Afghan official says that unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a former female journalist and an adviser to the country’s parliament in the capital Kabul...
14:00, 05/11/2019

Jamal Khashoggi: UN to release report on murder of Saudi journalist Earlier this year, the UN said that Khashoggi was "the victim of a brutal and premeditated" murder, "planned and perpetrated" by Saudi officials. The journalist was allegedly strangled in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul....
10:26, 06/19/2019

Vladimir Putin Fires Two Police Officials Over Journalist's Arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day,......
16:26, 06/13/2019

Former Journalist And Cultural Advisor To Afghan Parliament Shot Dead A former journalist who worked for the Afghan parliament was shot and killed in Kabul on Saturday, an official said, in the latest brazen attack to rock Afghanistan's capital....
04:26, 05/12/2019

Afghan journalist Mena Mangal shot dead in Kabul Former TV presenter and cultural adviser for lower house of parliament is killedAn Afghan journalist and adviser to the country’s parliament in Kabul has been shot and killed by one or more unidentified gunman, an official has said.Mena Mangal, a cul...
15:13, 05/11/2019

Russian Investigative Journalist in Moscow Police Custody Sent to Hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Moscow police department said Saturday that an emerg...
17:39, 06/08/2019

Malta failing on rule of law after journalist's murder: draft report The failure of Maltese authorities to identify the masterminds behind the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia raises questions about the rule of law in Malta, according to Europe's chief human rights watchdog....
00:00, 05/28/2019

Turkish journalist critical of Erdogan government attacked outside home The Yenicag newspaper said columnist Yavuz Selim Demirag was beaten up by about five or six people with baseball bats after appearing on a TV show Friday....
07:00, 05/12/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov 'beaten by police in custody' Doctor says investigative reporter may have suffered concussion and broken ribsA Russian investigative journalist arrested on controversial drug charges has been severely beaten in custody, his lawyer has said.A doctor who inspected Ivan Golunov said...
17:52, 06/08/2019

Journalist Charged For Alleged Objectionable Post Against Yogi Adityanath A journalist has been charged for allegedly sharing an objectionable post against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, police said....
19:00, 06/08/2019

Mexico: Journalist shot dead in Playa del Carmen resort A crime reporter has been killed in the Mexican resort town of Playa del Carmen, the fifth journalist slain in the country so far this year. He had been under official government protection....
07:52, 05/17/2019

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

Journalist Slapped By Legislator At Maharashtra Vote Counting Centre A journalist was allegedly slapped Thursday by PWP leader and MLC Jayant Patil at an election counting centre in Alibaug in Raigad district of Maharashtra....
02:13, 05/24/2019

Prominent journalist Mena Mangal shot dead in Afghanistan Unidentified attackers fatally shot a prominent female journalist in Afghanistan. Two men on a motorcycle approached Mena Mangal on Saturday morning while she was waiting for a car on her way to work, witnesses told US broadcaster RFE/RL. A gunman al...
19:26, 05/11/2019

Dominican Republic police: Suspects were hired to shoot David Ortiz; six detained The director of the Dominican Republic police revealed that the suspects charged 400,000 pesos to shoot the former MLB star.       ...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Canada's Trudeau to meet Trump for talks on trade pact, detained Canadians Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on June 20 for talks on a new continental trade pact and two Canadians detained in China, Trudeau's office said on Thursday....
21:13, 06/13/2019

Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump discuss Canadian citizens detained in China Of the Canadians detained in China, a White House statement said Trump expressed to Trudeau Washington's "solid commitment to standing by Canada in efforts" to secure their release....
06:26, 05/10/2019

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
06:52, 06/03/2019

Canada's Trudeau spoke to Trump, discussed Canadian detained in China - Ottawa Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, Trudeau's office said in a statement....
01:13, 05/10/2019

Kerala Man Aboard Saudi Flight Unzips In Front Of Woman Crew, Detained A 24-year-old man from Kerala on board a Saudi Airlines flight from Jeddah to New Delhi unzipped his pants on being stopped by a lady cabin staff from lighting a cigarette....
20:13, 05/27/2019

Hardik Patel Detained After Threatening Stir Near Surat Fire Site: Cops Congress leader Hardik Patel was detained by police on Monday after he threatened to sit on a hunger strike if the Gujarat government did not take action against Surat mayor and other officials over......
15:13, 05/27/2019

One detained after fleeing south side crash that resulted in life-threatening injuries TUCSON – A person was taken into custody after they reportedly fled a Friday morning crash on the south side that resulted in life-threatening injuries. According to officials, Tucson Police Department responded to the area of 5500 South Forgeu...
23:13, 05/24/2019

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

"Blatantly Illegal, High-Handed": Twitter Reacts To Journalist's Arrest Many have taken to Twitter to condemn the arrest of freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia for for sharing what was considered an objectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath,......
16:52, 06/09/2019

Kremlin says case of journalist accused of drug dealing raises questions The Kremlin said on Monday that the detention of a Russian investigative journalist on drug dealing charges raised many questions and that it was following the case closely....
14:52, 06/10/2019

French police summon prominent journalist who wrote about government corruption Le Monde’s Ariane Chemin has been covering the “Benalla affair,” a story that has fueled allegations of a coverup in the Elysee Palace related to the conduct of a former security aide of President Emmanuel Macron....
08:52, 05/23/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov arrested in Moscow on drug charges A prominent Russian investigative journalist, known for his reporting on corruption, has been arrested in Moscow, according to the state news agency TASS....
23:52, 06/07/2019

Two Saudi Royal Advisor In Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Trial No-Show Two top Saudi royal advisors have been linked to journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder. One has been labeled the "ringleader" but questions are swirling over the absence of the other in the closed-door......
20:13, 04/28/2019

Major Russian newspapers back arrested investigative journalist Golunov "We are Ivan Golunov," declared a number of publications, after reports began to surface that Golunov was beaten in prison. The reporter remains under house arrest....
15:39, 06/10/2019

Veteran US Auto Journalist Goes Missing After Test-Drive On Cold Terrain A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
22:39, 06/11/2019

Police detain hundreds in Moscow during protests over Russian journalist – video Hundreds of people were detained in central Moscow on Wednesday as protesters rallied to demand that charges be brought against the police officers who planted drugs on Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist whose arrest sparked widespread public ...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov hospitalized 2 days after his arrest Ivan Golunov is a Russian investigative journalist who has exposed corruption among Moscow's most powerful business and political elite.        ...
11:52, 06/09/2019

Khashoggi fiancee criticizes Trump’s response to killing of Saudi journalist She said The Post contributing columnist, who always championed the United States, “would have been most disappointed of all to see the U.S. response.”...
02:52, 05/16/2019

India-Based Photo Journalist Arrested For Trespassing During Lanka Blasts An India-based photo journalist, who was in Sri Lanka to cover the aftermath of Easter Sunday bombings, was arrested by Sri Lankan police for alleged unauthorised entry into a school....
03:52, 05/03/2019

Exiled Turkish journalist Can Dundar reunited with family in Germany after 3 years Can Dundar has been reunited with his family in Berlin after his wife managed to flee Turkey. The well-known journalist has been in living in exile in Germany since 2016....
05:00, 06/15/2019

Seattle Times Journalist Suspended After Harassing Writer With Gross Twitter DMs Seattle Times journalist Mike Rosenberg was apparently suspended by the newspaper after he seemingly sent writer Talia Jane an explicit direct message early Sunday morning. Jane alerted the paper to his behavior, and editors subsequently announced th...
06:39, 05/06/2019

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protests over how police handled journalist case A day after investigative journalist Ivan Golunov went free, protesters in Moscow sought greater punishment for the police officers who allegedly framed him....
19:26, 06/12/2019

Tony Horwitz, Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author, Dies at 60 A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books....
20:52, 05/28/2019

Police hunt ex-husband of murdered Afghan journalist Mina Mangal Afghan police have launched a manhunt for the ex-husband of murdered Afghan journalist Mina Mangal. She was shot to death on her way to work by unknown gunmen on Saturday; her parents suspect he is behind the killing....
21:52, 05/13/2019

YouTube pulls ads from right-wing pundit after journalist alleges anti-gay harassment Amid backlash and policy updates, YouTube announced yesterday that it will demonetize videos published by right-wing commentator Steven Crowder.        ...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Spanish journalist arrested for trying to sell Assange embassy videos for $3.4M: report A Spanish journalist and an unnamed computer programmer were arrested Wednesday for allegedly trying to make more $3.4 million by selling videos of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange during his time the Ecuador Embassy in London....
23:39, 05/03/2019

MJ Akbar Cross-Examined In Defamation Case Against Journalist Priya Ramani Amid heated courtroom drama that lasted for almost two hours, former Union Minister MJ Akbar today recorded his statement in a defamation case filed by him against journalist Priya Ramani over her......
14:52, 05/04/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov charged with attempted drug dealing A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been charged with attempted drug dealing, his lawyer said Saturday, in a case that has captured headlines and sparked protests in Russia....
15:13, 06/08/2019

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott detained at Las Vegas music festival after altercation: report Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was reportedly detained at a Las Vegas music festival Saturday after he allegedly shoved a security guard to the ground....
23:13, 05/20/2019

Putin ally calls drugs case against Russian journalist 'very bad story': Ifax Valentina Matviyenko, the speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament, on Tuesday called the case against Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist charged with drug offences, a "very bad story," the Interfax news agency reported....
12:13, 06/11/2019

Massive Search Underway for Auto Journalist and Former Jalopnik Writer Davey Johnson The global community of automotive journalists isn’t particularly huge, so when something happens to one of our own, it gets our attention. When it happens to one as well-liked, respected, and well-known as Davey Johnson, it’s a big deal. The last an...
00:26, 06/11/2019

In Sign Of Chinese Influence, Nepal Journalist Probed For Dalai Lama News Three Nepali journalists are being probed for circulating a news item on the Dalai Lama, officials said Tuesday, in a sign of growing Chinese influence on its small Himalayan neighbour....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Russian court puts anti-corruption journalist Golunov under house arrest A court in Russia on Saturday put a Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials under house arrest, a Reuters journalist reported from the court....
22:39, 06/08/2019

Australian police raid ABC offices in Sydney, one day after NewsCorp journalist's home was raided Australia’s media industry is bracing for more “heavy-handed” raids by the Federal Police, following the searches of the ABC [Australian Broadcasting Corporation] Wednesday and a journalist’s home Tuesday....
16:26, 06/05/2019

San Francisco politicians champion civil liberties - but back police raid on journalist After authorities seize reporter’s notes, Democratic leaders say they back the raid and decline to address press freedom concernsSan Francisco politicians pride themselves on defending civil liberties in the face of unprecedented attacks by the White...
11:52, 05/16/2019

Booker pushing gun buyback to 'distinguish himself' in crowded field, journalist Judith Miller says Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Judith Miller reacted Tuesday to 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker's plan to implement a federal buyback program for certain types of firearms....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Russian Investigative Journalist Ivan Golunov Released After Government Drops All Charges (MOSCOW) — Russia’s interior minister says all charges against an investigative journalist arrested on suspicion of drug dealing have been dropped. Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said in a statement on Tuesday that the accusations against ...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Lebanese airport official says detained US resident freed by Iran after almost 4 years in prison has arrived in Lebanon BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese airport official says detained US resident freed by Iran after almost 4 years in prison has arrived in Lebanon....
17:00, 06/11/2019

‘Restricted to a limited space’: Huawei CFO house arrest sharply contrasts Canadians detained in China Meng Wanzhou's said she is "restricted to a limited space" when referring to her house arrest, which drew immediate comparison between her conditions versus the two Canadians detained in solitary confinement in China for a similar length of time....
01:39, 05/21/2019

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food in contravention of international laws and standar...
17:39, 05/03/2019

Books of The Times: Gabriel García Márquez, Journalist? A Book Revives the Novelist’s First Calling “The Scandal of the Century: And Other Writings” collects García Márquez’s reporting. Along with Silvana Paternostro’s oral history “Solitude & Company,” it’s one of two new books about García Márquez’s life and work....
21:13, 05/06/2019

Indian court orders release of journalist held for Twitter post on Hindu leader India's top court on Monday ordered the release of a journalist arrested for a social media post about a Hindu nationalist state chief minister, in a case that highlighted growing concerns over free speech and media freedom....
12:13, 06/11/2019

Watch: Rohit Sharma's Answer To Pakistani Journalist's Question Leads To Laugh Riot After scoring a century against Pakistan, Rohit Sharma once again stole the show with his witty response during post-match press conference, sending all the journalists into splits...
14:39, 06/17/2019

Russian president Putin fires 2 top police officers involved in arrest of investigative journalist Russian President Vladimir Putin fired two police generals involved in a criminal drug case against a Russian investigative journalist whose arrest had sparked widespread protests.        ...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Russian authorities abruptly free investigative journalist Ivan Golunov, drop all charges Russian authorities have released Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and dropped all charges only days after his arrest on drug charges and hospitalization for injuries purportedly inflicted by police.        ...
21:52, 06/12/2019

Polish Activist Detained for Adding LGBT Rainbows to Iconic Image of Virgin Mary, Baby Jesus (WARSAW, Poland) — Rights groups and government critics in Poland are protesting Tuesday after police temporarily detained a human rights activist for putting up posters depicting the country’s most revered Catholic icon with the LGBT rai...
19:13, 05/07/2019

Not just players under pressure to get it right at U.S. Open John Bodenhamer will be under almost as much pressure as the players to get things right at this week's U.S. Open on his debut as the man responsible for setting up the Pebble Beach course....
19:26, 06/10/2019

GM Predicts Further Pressure From China General Motors warned that weaker results from China will continue to weigh on its bottom line this year as a slowdown in the world’s largest vehicle market takes a toll on even the biggest auto-industry players....
21:26, 04/30/2019

Iran says it will keep exporting oil despite U.S. pressure Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. pressure aimed at reducing the country's crude shipments to zero, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Large-Scale Search Ends for Davey G. Johnson, Missing Car and Driver Journalist and Jalopnik Alum For the past two weeks, the close-knit community of automotive writers and aficionados of speed everywhere have been hoping for good news about Davey G. Johnson, the Car and Driver writer and Jalopnik alum who went missing on a motorcycle trip in Cal...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
22:39, 05/21/2019

Fed likely to resist pressure to cut U.S. rates this week The U.S. Federal Reserve, facing fresh demands by President Donald Trump to cut interest rates, is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at a policy meeting this week but possibly lay the groundwork for a rate cut later this year....
07:26, 06/17/2019

Credit Agricole CEO says no pressure, no need to grow via M&A Credit Agricole's Chief Executive Philippe Brassac said his bank will focus on organic growth in the coming three years as it has no pressure or need to expand through acquisitions....
13:26, 06/06/2019

This $119 Pressure Washer Is Cheaper Than Therapy You might not think you need a pressure washer, but after spending 10 minutes on r/pressurewashingporn, you’ll have your credit card out. For a limited time, Walmart and Amazon’s marked down a powerful Sun Joe washer down to $119, a new all-time low....
16:26, 05/17/2019

UK leader under pressure as rivals push for the end of May LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing an uncomfortable meeting with Conservative Party lawmakers who are demanding she quit within weeks. Executive members of a committee that oversees party leadership contests are meeting May Th...
12:13, 05/16/2019

PPG Says It Won't Break Up, Despite Pressure From Activist Investor PPG Industries won’t split its units making building paints and industrial coatings, choosing to forge ahead as a unified company after facing pressure from an activist investor to maximize value in its disparate operations....
00:00, 05/22/2019

UN expert: ‘Credible evidence’ merits probe into Saudi crown prince’s possible role in killing of journalist Khashoggi GENEVA (AP) — UN expert: ‘Credible evidence’ merits probe into Saudi crown prince’s possible role in killing of journalist Khashoggi....
14:26, 06/19/2019

Disgraced political journalist Mark Halperin issues new apology amid reported career rehab attempt Disgraced political journalist Mark Halperin issued a new apology Sunday amid a report he was trying to "rehab" his career over a year after being fired from MSNBC amid sexual misconduct claims....
01:52, 05/06/2019

Evidence shows ‘brutal’ killing of Saudi journalist ‘planned and perpetrated’ by State officials: UN independent expert Evidence collected in Turkey shows on initial examination, that former dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of “a brutal and premeditated killing, planned and perpetrated by officials of the State of Saudi Arabia,” according to the...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Bottas under pressure to show he can beat Hamilton again After being criticized for not winning a race last season Valtteri Bottas has different pressure to deal with at this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix        ...
21:52, 04/28/2019

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey published on Saturday, reflecting growing disillusionment with the ruling coalition....
18:39, 06/08/2019

| Algeria protesters keep up pressure after resignations, arrests Algerian protesters have vowed to keep up the pressure on the regime left behind by Abdelaziz Bouteflika, staging a tenth consecutive weekly mass rally after a string of people close to the toppled president were sacked or arrested over alleged graft...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Can Anxiety Cause High Blood Pressure? Here’s What the Research Says Anxiety is part of life. You feel it when you’re stuck in traffic, harried at work or worrying about your family and finances. There’s no doubt that feeling anxious can elevate your blood pressure, at least in the short term. “Our m...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Fed, Facing Pressure on Rate Cut, to Decide on Next Move Federal Reserve officials will wrap up their two-day meeting Wednesday after discussing whether they will need to lower the benchmark interest rate, if not now, then in summer....
15:26, 06/19/2019

Pressure for everyone as US Open returns to Pebble Beach US OPEN '19: US Open at Pebble a chance at history for Koepka, Mickelson, a chance for USGA to get it right        ...
00:26, 06/07/2019

UK PM May's party slumps to fifth place as pressure mounts for her to go British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have fallen to fifth place in an opinion poll ahead of the May 23 European parliamentary election as pressure grows for her to set a date for her own departure....
18:39, 05/13/2019

Chris Evert: Tennis stars under more pressure Former world No. 1 Chris Evert tells CNN that today's tennis stars are under more pressure, due to money and the media, to perform compared with her day....
19:39, 04/28/2019

China says U.S. can't use pressure to force trade deal The United States cannot use pressure to force a trade deal on China, a senior Chinese official and trade negotiator said on Sunday, refusing to be drawn on whether the leaders of the two countries would meet at the G20 summit to bash out an agreemen...
13:39, 06/02/2019

Venezuela’s Maduro tightens pressure on opposition Venezuelan authorities intensify pressure on opposition after its failed call for a military rebellion, but the crackdown has fueled speculation about government factionalism...
05:13, 05/10/2019

Uber CEO expects further pressure as shares add to losses, down 12% Uber Technologies Inc's shares fell 12% on Monday, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant's poorly received market debut, and its chief executive officer said he expected the stock to remain under pressure in the coming months....
23:13, 05/13/2019

Will Namajunas be able to handle Andrade's overwhelming pressure? Rose Namajunas vs. Jessica Andrade could come down to power against volume, how the battle for takedowns plays out or whose endurance lasts longer. Here's what the stats have to say....
17:13, 05/07/2019

EU countries put pressure on refugee sea rescue missions A court in Malta has fined a German captain for sailing an improperly registered rescue ship to save displaced people on the Mediterranean Sea. Malta and Italy have repeatedly closed ports to volunteer rescue ships....
03:52, 05/15/2019

Turkey chafes at U.S. pressure over Russian defenses Turkey said on Tuesday a U.S. House of Representatives' resolution condemning Ankara's purchase of Russian defense systems and urging potential sanctions was unacceptably threatening....
12:13, 06/11/2019

Pressure and thrills: what it's like to sit in the press box at a football match There is nothing quite like reacting to the twists of a live game – especially an intro-busting late goalWin the chance to watch a Premier League game from the press box in our young sportswriters’ competitionAs anybody who has ever attempted a match...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Herbal sex supplement sent man's blood pressure through the roof A man's blood pressure skyrocketed to dangerous levels after he took an herbal supplement touted for sexual enhancement, according to a new report of the man's case....
20:00, 05/10/2019

Fed meets as renewed pressure on Powell comes from Trump Lawyers at the White House earlier this year explored the legality of stripping Jerome Powell of his Federal Reserve chairmanship, demoting him to be just one of as many as seven governors of the U.S. central bank, according to a report from Bloomber...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Independent Cuban think tank says closing under pressure One of Cuba's only independent think tanks said Monday that it is closing because of pressure from what it described as powerful institutions on and off the communist island, though it gave no details....
02:39, 05/21/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Specify When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parliament election....
18:39, 05/23/2019

Iran to Keep Exporting Crude Oil Despite US Pressure: President Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. pressure aimed at reducing the nation's crude oil shipments to zero, Iran President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech broadcast live on Iranian state TV on......
11:52, 04/30/2019

Top Tories under pressure to oppose May’s Brexit deal PM faces warning as latest cross-party talks fail to make much progress Theresa May is under intense pressure to abandon cross-party Brexit talks, after a group of senior Conservative figures, including leadership contenders Boris Johnson and Dominic...
01:00, 05/14/2019

4 Your Health: People not managing blood pressure Many people with high blood pressure do not manage it well.NBCNews.com Many people with high blood pressure don’t have it under control. Researchers screened more than 1.5 million people across the world in 2018. They found one in three had hig...
20:00, 05/17/2019

China says will never surrender to outside pressure as U.S. trade row heats up China's foreign ministry said on Monday the country will never surrender to external pressure after Washington renewed its threat to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports in an escalating trade dispute....
10:39, 05/13/2019

Maruti Suzuki Sales Under Pressure For The Last Three Months Maruti Suzuki, which commands over half of the market share in the Indian car market has seen a significant impact on the overall passenger vehicle sales since the beginning of 2019. Maruti's sales......
14:52, 05/01/2019

UK PM May faces renewed pressure to set out departure date British Prime Minister Theresa May will come under renewed pressure from senior members of her Conservative Party on Thursday to set out a clear timetable for her departure....
12:13, 05/16/2019

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert’s late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims’ fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks...
18:52, 06/18/2019

FCA and Renault to go public on potential tie-up Fiat Chrysler and Renault are set to confirm talks on a potential tie-up on Monday, with the board of the French carmaker called to an early morning meeting to discuss the situation....
17:26, 05/26/2019

Beyond Meat went public at $25. It's now trading around $200 Fake meat may be a real bubble. Shares of Beyond Meat surged nearly another 10% in early trading Tuesday after the plant-based protein company announced plans to start selling "ground beef" in grocery stores....
00:00, 06/19/2019

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google's YouTube advertisers Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google's YouTube that contain "anti-state propaganda," state media said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up pressure on global tech giants....
08:13, 06/12/2019

Theresa May under pressure to resign after Brexit compromise shot down British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure Wednesday to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint - and to resign - after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from both her own Conservative Party and opposition lawmakers....
19:39, 05/22/2019

UK's Theresa May Under Pressure To Ditch Brexit Talks With Opposition British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure from her own party on Tuesday to abandon a bid to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party....
09:13, 05/14/2019

AMD's New GPUs and CPUs Keep the Pressure on the Intel and Nvidia Competition E3 hasn’t been just for games for a while. While the video games are certainly the focus, companies like AMD are reminding us that what we play on is sometimes crucial to what we play. Today the company announced a whole line of CPUs and GPUs intende...
02:39, 06/11/2019

Pressure over Brexit vote may force Theresa May to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May may step down as soon as Friday amid a mutiny among her cabinet members and her inability to get Parliament to sign off on a deal to exit the European Union, according to a report. House of Commons leader Andrea Lea...
17:39, 05/23/2019

Vettel and Leclerc under pressure to give Ferrari needed win Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc are under pressure to deliver Ferrari a much-needed win at the Monaco Grand Prix        ...
19:52, 05/22/2019

High blood pressure symptoms: Drinking this tea could lower bp HIGH blood pressure symptoms include headaches and blurred vision. Changing what you drink is one way to lower bp naturally – here's what cuppa to enjoy....
23:52, 05/21/2019

Pelosi preaches caution on impeachment as pressure builds Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to hold the line — no impeachment. At least not yet. It’s a familiar message for Pelosi, who will deliver it once again at a closed-door meeting of House Democrats on Wednesday morning. But the gathering, which is memb...
17:26, 05/22/2019

Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts Freshman Democrats who delivered the House majority are starting to split under impeachment pressure, as a number of those in competitive districts are now warming to the idea of launching proceedings against President Donald Trump.As the administrat...
02:39, 05/22/2019

No easy options for China as trade war, U.S. pressure bite China is running out of options to hit back at the United States without hurting its own interests, as Washington intensifies pressure on Beijing to correct trade imbalances in a challenge to China's state-led economic model....
10:52, 05/15/2019

| Mbappe 'bombshell' places pressure on PSG as Madrid lurk Kylian Mbappe has cast doubt on his Paris Saint-Germain future, cranking up the pressure on the club's hierarchy as Real Madrid reportedly attempt to lure him to Spain....
18:13, 05/20/2019

U.S. Producer Prices Up Slightly in May, Showing Little Inflation Pressure The producer-price index, a measure of the prices businesses receive for their goods and services, advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in May from a month earlier, the Labor Department said....
17:26, 06/11/2019

Softbank shares come under pressure after Uber's rough first day of trading Shares of Japanese conglomerate Softbank Group came under pressure in Monday's trading session following the large losses seen on ride-hailing giant Uber's debut day last Friday....
08:00, 05/13/2019

Germany's Maas warns 'maximum pressure' won't help with Iran Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has decried US escalation and called on Iran to abide by the existing nuclear agreement. He said a "spark" could set off a "wildfire" that would have implications for Europe....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Mexico holds off Trump's fire, but seen vulnerable to new pressure Mexico avoided the most extreme immigration concession sought by U.S. President Donald Trump in the deal reached to fend off threatened tariffs, but it is left even weaker than before in the face of potential new pressure from Trump as he formally ki...
08:39, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Rouhani: US economic pressure won’t defeat Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Unite...
18:00, 05/21/2019

After Ghosn scandal, Nissan CEO under pressure as profit sinks Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa faces internal strife over whether he is the right executive to fix the automaker, which is on track to announce on Tuesday its lowest annual operating profit in a decade....
12:00, 05/12/2019

"You Are Cracking Under Pressure": Rahul Gandhi Tweets PM Modi Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was cracking under pressure, continuing the war of words that has been raging on ever since PM Modi said his father Rajiv......
19:52, 05/09/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond long-time CEO steps down following investor pressure Bed Bath & Beyond Inc's long-time Chief Executive Officer Steven Temares stepped down on Monday, following pressure from a group of activist investors that had been pushing for his ouster and a shakeup of the furnishing retailer's board....
16:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. expands Venezuela sanctions in Maduro pressure campaign The Trump administration on Friday expanded the scope of its Venezuela sanctions to the defense and security services sectors to try to crank up economic pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
02:13, 05/11/2019

'We’re at an inflection point': More Dems pressure Pelosi on impeachment Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t want to impeach President Donald Trump, but a growing number of her members are trying to drag her there.Despite repeated pronouncements from the California Democrat that she doesn’t want to try to remove Trump from offic...
19:26, 05/21/2019

How the Pressure to Deliver Galvanized the Big Little Lies Cast for Season 2 When viewers finally return to Monterey for Big Little Lies season two, things will be different. "My character goes through a lot of growth this year," series star and executive......
00:00, 06/08/2019

Hardliners target Iran's president as U.S. pressure grows Growing U.S. pressure on Iran has weakened pragmatic President Hassan Rouhani and made his hardline rivals more assertive at home and abroad, recent developments show....
10:39, 05/16/2019

Blast Away Grime With a Discounted Pressure Washer Purchase You might not think you need a pressure washer, but after spending 10 minutes on r/pressurewashingporn, you’ll have your credit card out. Amazon’s marked down a powerful Sun Joe washer down to $123, way below its usual ~$250, and the best price ever....
14:39, 05/14/2019

Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests The authors of a new study conclude that for people already at risk of cardiovascular disease, adding walnuts to a low-fat diet could lower that risk....
11:00, 05/13/2019

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. One by one,......
13:00, 05/28/2019

New guidelines likely to identify more children with high blood pressure By widening guidelines on treatment for high blood pressure in children, researchers say they can better predict who is more likely to develop heart disease -- and to help them prevent it....
18:26, 04/28/2019