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Homophobic and transphobic hate crimes surge in England and Wales

Offences double since 2014 against gay and lesbian people and treble against trans people, Guardian analysis revealsYou saw me covered in blood on a bus. But do...

Homophobic and transphobic hate crimes surge in England and Wales

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Georgia still has no hate crimes law despite many tries ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s prosecutors cannot charge anyone with a hate crime, even if they want to, because the state is one of only four without an official hate crimes law. Repeated attempts by the state Legislature to remove Georgia from that...
15:39, 06/02/2019

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

Humanist weddings rise sharply across England and Wales Faith-based unions fall in last decade but humanist weddings rise by 266%When Amy Hicks and Michaela Francis get married this summer under the shadow of a 400-year-old West Sussex oak tree, they will join the fastest growing group of newlyweds – huma...
13:13, 06/02/2019

Hate crimes skyrocket in NYC as overall crime drops: NYPD Reported hate crimes are skyrocketing in the Big Apple, but overall index crime in the city is down by 6.7 percent this year, the NYPD said Thursday. Bias crimes are up a staggering 67 percent, with 145 incidents this year compared to 87 incidents du...
23:26, 05/02/2019

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

California synagogue shooting suspect charged with 109 hate crimes The U.S. Department of Justice charged the man accused of carrying out a shooting at a California synagogue with hate crimes including murder and attempted murder....
00:52, 05/10/2019

Anti-Semitic crime in Germany up, amid uptick in hate crimes BERLIN (AP) — German security officials say the number of anti-Semitic and anti-foreigner incidents rose in the country last year, despite an overall fall in politically motivated crimes. Anti-Semitic incidents rose 19.6% to 1,799 — 89.1% of those in...
12:39, 05/14/2019

Army vet accused of ramming California pedestrians charged with hate crimes The Army veteran accused of plowing his car into a crowd of pedestrians in California last month believed at least two members of the group were of Muslim descent, prosecutors said in court this week....
16:52, 05/31/2019

Accused California synagogue gunman pleads not guilty to hate crimes A California nursing student charged with last month's deadly shooting spree in a San Diego-area synagogue and arson at a nearby mosque pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to more than 100 counts of federal hate crimes and civil rights offenses....
08:26, 05/15/2019

Accused California synagogue shooter charged with federal hate crimes A California nursing student accused of a deadly shooting spree in a San Diego-area synagogue and arson at a nearby mosque was charged on Thursday with 109 counts of federal hate crimes and civil rights violations, prosecutors said....
01:13, 05/10/2019

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California charged with hate crimes An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD has been charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
04:26, 05/31/2019

Suspect in Louisiana Black Church Arsons Charged With Federal Hate Crimes Prosecutors in Louisiana have charged suspect Holden Matthews, 21, with federal hate crimes for allegedly burning several black churches in the St. Landry Parish region earlier this year, according to NBC....
06:39, 06/13/2019

Trump condemns anti-Semitism, hate crimes at rally after synagogue shooting The remarks came after Trump in recent days defended past comments that there were “very fine people” who marched with self-proclaimed neo-Nazis and white supremacists at the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville....
19:13, 04/28/2019

California synagogue shooting suspect charged with 109 counts of federal hate crimes A California man accused of killing one person and injuring three others in a shooting at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue last month was charged with 109 hate crimes violations, officials said Thursday....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Feds charge suspect in Poway synagogue killing with 109 counts of hate crimes The 19-year-old suspect in a deadly shooting spree at a Poway synagogue has been charged by federal officials with 109 counts of hate crimes.        ...
03:26, 05/10/2019

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public amid spike in hate crimes A top German official has warned Jewish people against wearing yarmulkes in public amid a spike in anti-Semitic attacks. “I cannot advise Jews to wear the kippah everywhere all the time in Germany,” the official said Saturday, employing another word ...
04:39, 05/26/2019

How the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is fighting to make the city a safe space When a subway ride in Queens last November became the setting of an anti-gay attack, New York Police turned to a team set up for just such an incident: the Hate Crime Task Force....
17:00, 05/27/2019

Man suspected of setting fires at Louisiana black churches charged with federal hate crimes The man suspected of setting fire to three churches in St. Landry Parish has been indicted on federal hate crime charges.        ...
04:52, 06/13/2019

Flag-burning during Pride Month prompts reflection on nation's rise in hate crimes Police efforts to respond with empathy to victims of hate crimes break with a history of brutality, discrimination by law enforcement nationwide.        ...
15:52, 06/11/2019

Warren Gatland's first match after leaving Wales will be against Wales Gatland to coach Barbarians side to face Wales on 30 NovemberWales head coach to leave role after World Cup in JapanWarren Gatland’s first match after stepping down as Wales coach this autumn will be against the team he has guided for over a decade.G...
12:52, 06/05/2019

Chelsea and New England Revolution team up to blow 'final whistle on hate' Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich flew into Boston Wednesday to watch his team defeat the New England Revolution in a soccer match that raised an estimated $4 million for organizations fighting anti-Semitism and discrimination across the world....
14:13, 05/16/2019

Martina Navratilova criticized over 'transphobic' comments Tennis great Martina Navratilova has been criticized after claiming it is a form of "cheating" for transgender women to be allowed to compete in women's sport....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Lisa Vanderpump Apologizes for "Poor Choice of Words" After Transphobic Comment About Erika Jayne Lisa Vanderpump is publicly apologizing for some comments she made on Tuesday night's episode of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Some background: Vanderpump Dogs executive director......
00:00, 05/23/2019

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or share their abysmal music to millions of people throughout the world. It’s also provided the same opport...
23:39, 06/05/2019

Netherlands 3 England 1: Defensive errors see England beaten in Nations League semi-finals England's hopes of winning the Uefa Nations League are over after calamitous defending gifted the Netherlands a 3-1 semi-final, extra-time win here in Guimaraes....
00:52, 06/07/2019

England fans back Raheem Sterling for England captaincy "Eurosport\u0027s Marcus Foley asked England fans whether they agreed with making Raheem Sterling England captain... and the response was overwhelmingly positive."...
03:13, 06/06/2019

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

London bus attack: fifth arrest after homophobic assault Couple say they will not be frightened into hiding their sexuality after the attackA fifth arrest has been made in connection with the homophobic attack of a couple on a London bus.Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend, Chris, had been travelling on a ...
14:13, 06/08/2019

Move away from Wales key to Rally GB WRC calendar slot With increasing pressure on European rounds of the World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB officials have been told a move out of Wales is 'key' to the event remaining on the calendar...
01:52, 05/16/2019

Wikipedia Is 'Doing Very Well Financially', Says Co-Founder Jimmy Wales Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales said Thursday that the free online encyclopedia is in good financial shape, although increasing mobile phone use may cut into future donations....
10:26, 05/17/2019

YouTube CEO says 'sorry,' but defends hosting videos with homophobic slurs YouTube, like Facebook and other online services, is facing growing scrutiny over material that shows violence, promotes hatred or is objectionable in other ways....
04:52, 06/11/2019

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “...
12:26, 06/05/2019

Arrests made after homophobic attack on two women on London bus Couple say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss at request of group of young menA homophobic assault on two women on a bus that left them needing hospital treatment has been labelled a “disgusting, misogynistic attack” by the London mayor, Sadi...
18:39, 06/07/2019

Germany: Two women injured in 'homophobic incident' in Berlin Police say a man has insulted and injured two women in an apparent homophobic attack. The incident comes after an assault on a lesbian couple in London received international attention....
18:13, 06/10/2019

Homophobic attacks must stop, say women assaulted on London bus Exclusive: We felt an obligation to share our story, Melania Geymonat and Chris tell the Guardian“We are pretty tired of talking about getting punched in the face,” says Chris, a 29-year-old American woman whose second name you don’t know but whose f...
09:39, 06/15/2019

Do these homophobic attacks mean we’ll again have to hide our same-sex relationships? | Amelia Abraham I like to hold hands with my girlfriend in public. But now we know it’s still not safe to do this“Not a safe space.” This is what my girlfriend half-jokingly whispers at me when I reach for her hand if we’re in a place where she doesn’t feel comforta...
20:13, 06/10/2019

Two women injured in UK homophobic attack "for refusing to kiss" Two women were punched and robbed in a homophobic assault on a London bus, police said on Friday, as media reported that they were left covered in blood after refusing their attackers' demands to kiss....
16:39, 06/07/2019

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
09:00, 06/14/2019

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
10:26, 06/15/2019

Aston Martin’s St Athan factory in South Wales all set for the DBX Features 12 Jun, 2019 The St Athan factory is at the heart of a new chapter in the history of Aston Martin. We pay a visit to the new Welsh facility…...
02:52, 06/12/2019

New street stage in Colwyn Bay for WRC event Wales Rally GB Britain's round of the World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB, will include a new Saturday night spectator stage up and down the Colwyn Bay promenade on the North Wales coast...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Croatia v Wales: Euro 2020 qualifier – live! Euro 2020 qualifying updates from Osijek, kick-off 2pm BSTGiggs tells James: be yourself and you’ll succeed at UnitedAnd feel free to email Scott your thoughts 3.11pm BST But they don’t get the luck here. A little bit of pinball in the Welsh box, and...
16:13, 06/08/2019

Crossbow shooting victim in Wales dies in hospital A Welshman who suffered horrendous injuries when shot with a crossbow in a baffling incident three weeks ago has died, North Wales police said Saturday....
18:39, 05/11/2019

Union: Ford to close plant in Wales that employs 1,700 LONDON (AP) — A union says Ford plans to close its engine plant in Bridgend, Wales, in September 2020. The GMB union says union leaders are being given the news by company officials on Thursday. Ford is expected to make an announcement later about th...
11:52, 06/06/2019

Manhattan’s Hotel Wales will stay open until 2020 The end’s drawing near for the historic Hotel Wales at 1295 Madison Ave. at East 92nd Street — but guests can still book rooms through Jan. 6, 2020. The building will be converted to luxury condos after that. Real estate firm Adellco LLC bought the W...
09:13, 05/21/2019

Storm uncovers 4,500-year-old prehistoric forest in Wales A mysterious prehistoric forest has risen again on a Welsh beach thanks to Storm Hannah. The collection of ancient tree stumps had been buried under water and sand more than 4,500 years ago and now people are connecting it to an ancient legend about ...
01:52, 05/29/2019

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controversy this week underscores the company’s continuing failure to protect creators from hate speech, quee...
08:00, 06/08/2019

Folau guilty of code of conduct breach over homophobic post Australian rugby star Israel Folau has been found guilty of a code of conduct breach in light of a social media post that said "hell awaits" gay people....
12:39, 05/07/2019

Israel Folau dropped by sponsor Asics over homophobic comments • Sportswear company says partnership ‘has become untenable’• Folau facing Australia suspension after breach of contract rulingIsrael Folau has been dropped by Asics in response to homophobic social media posts he published last month. The sportswear...
16:13, 05/08/2019

Israel Folau dropped by sponsor Asics following homophobic post Australian rugby star Israel Folau has been dropped by sportswear brand Asics after he wrote a post on Instagram last month saying "hell awaits" gay people....
14:00, 05/08/2019

YouTube declines to pull videos containing homophobic, racist attacks YouTube is catching flak for an apparently inconsistent approach to tackling hate speech on its platform. The site has declined to remove videos from right-wing commentator Steven Crowder after Vox host Carlos Maza provided evidence of Crowder using...
23:52, 06/05/2019

‘Not Everyone Will Agree.’ How YouTube Is Defending its Handling of Homophobic, Racist Videos YouTube on Wednesday published a lengthy explanation of its harassment and hate speech policies, following a controversy over its refusal to remove videos by a popular right-wing host who has made homophobic and racist comments targeting another vide...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Pete Buttigieg heckled by homophobic protesters at Texas event The battle of the mayors eyeing the White House is no contest, according to Preet Bharara. “Not endorsing anyone for POTUS, but @PeteButtigieg > @BilldeBlasio,” the former US attorney for the Southern District of New York tweeted Saturday. He was usi...
21:39, 05/04/2019

Lesbian couple viciously beaten in homophobic attack on London bus Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with a homophobic attack on two women on a London bus that prompted widespread condemnation in the UK....
20:00, 06/07/2019

Australian World Cup star Sam Kerr exposes homophobic troll Australia’s captain Sam Kerr wasn’t about to let social media trolls bring her down after her team’s 3-2 comeback victory against Brazil. Friday morning, Kerr exposed one of the vile remarks about her sexuality. The tweet showed a screenshot of a dis...
19:39, 06/14/2019

Four teens arrested as London police investigate homophobic attack on bus The victims say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss in front of a group of men. London Mayor Sadiq Khan called the incident “a disgusting, misogynistic attack.”...
03:13, 06/08/2019

Croatia back on track, beats Wales 2-1 in Euro qualifier World Cup finalist Croatia put its 2020 European Championship qualifying campaign back on track with a 2-1 victory over Wales on Saturday. James Lawrence scored an own-goal to give Croatia an early boost after diverting a cross from Ivan Perisic in t...
19:26, 06/08/2019

Caerphilly Castle, Wales - Strategically Brilliant for Its Time and Haunted in Ours Caerphilly Castle in south Wales stands proud amongst the medieval fortifications and strongholds in the United Kingdom and is classed among the finest in Europe. ...
05:13, 05/06/2019

Storm Reveals 4,500-Year-Old Forest of a ‘Sunken Kingdom’ in Wales A storm has revealed an amazing sight on a beach in Wales. High gusts of winds have exposed an ancient forest of dead trees that are 4,500 years old. These submerged trees are believed to have inspired a legend about a sunken kingdom that has played ...
18:52, 05/24/2019

Police reassure public following explosion at Tata steelworks in Wales Emergency services have reassured residents that an explosion at the Indian-owned Tata steel mill, in the Welsh city of Port Talbot, was under control and did not present a risk to the public....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Wales planning to introduce default 20mph speed limit News 9 May, 2019 First Minister Mark Drakeford has said the Welsh Government wants 20mph to become the “default” speed limit for residential areas...
15:13, 05/09/2019

Man United to sign Wales winger Daniel James from Swansea MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United says it has agreed to sign Wales winger Daniel James from second-division club Swansea. United says the 21-year-old James agreed to contract details and “successfully completed a medi...
16:52, 06/07/2019

Ford to close Wales engine plant in 2020: union Ford will close its engine plant in Bridgend, south Wales, by September 2020, a trade union said on Thursday, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in the latest blow to Britain's car industry....
13:26, 06/06/2019

Hungary cut down Wales after Gareth Bale fluffs the easiest of lines Gareth Bale’s misery continued as he missed a gilt-edged chance and Wales were beaten by a late Hungary goal in their European Championship qualifier in Budapest.Bale – whose future at Real Madrid remains shrouded in uncertainty after a miserable end...
00:26, 06/12/2019

Arrests made after homophobic attack on lesbian couple on London night bus Arrests have been made over a homophobic attack on a woman and her girlfriend after they refused to kiss while travelling on a London night bus, Scotland Yard have said....
18:26, 06/07/2019

North Carolina Politician Abruptly Resigns, Saying He's Been Subjected to Homophobic Bullying Jerry Windle, a former town council member of Morrisville, NC, abruptly resigned his position this week, saying he had been the victim of intense, homophobic bullying over the past several years....
01:52, 05/17/2019

A right-wing YouTuber hurled racist, homophobic taunts at a gay reporter. The company did nothing. A gay reporter says he finally decided to do something after years of harassment by a right-wing YouTuber. But the company declined to remove the videos....
16:00, 06/05/2019

Brazilian fans chant homophobic slur at Copa America opener SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian fans have sung homophobic chants during Copa America’s opening match at the Morumbi stadium. Bolivian goalkeeper Carlos Lampe heard the slurs several times Friday, chanted by thousands of Brazil fans behind his goal i...
06:52, 06/15/2019

Homophobic remarks by Brazil's president could harm tourism industry, advocates say Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's comment that the country must not become a "gay tourism paradise" sparked fears that LGBTQ people will avoid traveling to the country, fearing the possibility of violence, according to advocates and industry repre...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
13:26, 06/08/2019

Chris Evans Slams "Homophobic" Men Planning Straight Pride Parade After news broke that a group in Boston is trying to host a "Straight Pride" Parade, Chris Evans took to Twitter to slam the event and its organizers. "Wow! Cool initiative,......
21:39, 06/05/2019

WRC's Wales Rally GB has Liverpool start, revives Oulton Park stage Britain's World Rally Championship round will start in England for the first time in 20 years, with Wales Rally GB flagged away from Liverpool into an opening Oulton Park stage...
15:52, 05/22/2019

Belgium v Scotland, Hungary v Wales and more: Euro 2020 qualifiers – live! Live updates from Tuesday’s Euro 2020 qualifying gamesSign up for The Fiver and get our daily football emailAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 9.17pm BST “The Wales game might not be a thriller, but Hungary are demonstrating some im...
22:26, 06/11/2019

Ford to close engine plant in Wales in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales next year because of falling demand for some of its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car industry....
23:00, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Ford to close Wales engine plant in 2020 -union Ford will close its engine plant in Bridgend, south Wales, by September 2020, a trade union said on Thursday, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in the latest blow to Britain's car industry....
12:39, 06/06/2019

Shaun Edwards will leave post as Wales’ defence coach after World Cup • Edwards talks of ‘incredibly difficult decision to reach’• Head coach Gatland welcomes end to speculationShaun Edwards has rejected the offer of a new contract from Wales, the Welsh Rugby Union has announced. Edwards’ 11-year stay with the Grand Sl...
16:13, 05/02/2019

YouTube is failing the LGBTQ community by allowing Steven Crowder’s homophobic slurs Besides changing its logo to feature a rainbow of colors, YouTube is hardly celebrating Pride Month the right way this June, as it’s failed to address a key concern for LGBTQ users in its community. At the end of May, Vox host Carlos Maza tweeted a t...
15:26, 06/05/2019

YouTube Says Homophobic Harassment Targeting a Popular Host Doesn’t Violate Its Policies YouTube is declining to take action against a popular conservative host despite his homophobic and racist slurs targeting another video maker, further calling into question social media companies’ willingness to police behavior on their platfor...
19:39, 06/05/2019

Baby died when drunken mother fell asleep on him after taking him to nightclub in Wales A mother has been jailed for two years and four months after her four-week old baby died after taking him to a nightclub and then drunkenly falling asleep on top of him in bed....
21:26, 06/07/2019

Sydney facing first water restrictions in a decade as drought grips New South Wales Rapidly falling water levels in Sydney’s dams have prompted the state government to bring in water restrictions earlier than expected From sharing showers to native plants: give us your tips on how to save waterSydney is facing stage one water restri...
11:13, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 3-Ford to close Wales engine plant in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales, next year because of falling demand for some if its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car industry....
14:39, 06/06/2019

New Aston Martin factory in Wales gives hope to workers at Ford engine plant Aston Martin started pre-production of the DBX crossover at a new plant in Wales. The factory offers a potential lifeline to workers at a nearby Ford engine plant that will be shuttered next year....
14:00, 06/14/2019

State of Origin 2019 Game 1: Queensland Maroons v New South Wales Blues – live! Updates from the series opener at Suncorp StadiumAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytner 11.46am BST 29 min: Ponga’s ability to change direction in a heartbeat is truly incredible. Mitchell doesn’t fall for it this time though and he makes a key ta...
12:52, 06/05/2019

Ryan Giggs tells Wales players to focus amid concerns of abuse in Hungary • Euro 2020 qualifying opponents sanctioned by Uefa for racism• ‘For me it’s all about concentrating on the game’ says GiggsRyan Giggs insists he has no concerns about his Wales players being targets for racist abuse during their Euro 2020 qualifier ...
15:39, 06/10/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminate contract after homophobic social media post Rugby Australia have confirmed that Israel Folau's contract has been terminated after he was found to have committed a "high-level breach" of the players' code of conduct after sharing a social media post that proclaimed "hell awaits homosexuals"....
09:52, 05/17/2019

Ivan Perisic shows no mercy as Croatia put early dent in Wales’ Euro 2020 hopes This always had the look of a tough test for Wales and so it proved as they suffered European Championship qualifying defeat at the hands of Croatia.On a sweltering afternoon in the northern city of Osijek, temperatures touched 30 degrees throughout ...
18:26, 06/08/2019

Meghan Markle Wears Grace Wales Bonner Trench Dress in First Post-Baby Photo Op Meghan Markle showcased a chic maternity look as made her public debut as a mom. The 37-year-old Duchess of Sussex sported a double-breasted sleeveless white trench dress, from......
16:39, 05/08/2019

Couple targeted in homophobic attack on London bus say they are now 'more physically confident' A couple who were attacked on a London bus have insisted they will not behave differently in public and feel more "physically confident" because they know they will stand up for themselves....
00:13, 06/16/2019

Ariana Grande tells LGBTQ fans after homophobic protest outside show: 'You are all so loved' Ariana Grande apologized to her LGBTQ fans after anti-Pride protesters set up outside her concert venue in Atlanta and made homophobic comments.        ...
22:26, 06/09/2019

Syrian regime may be committing war crimes, says UK The UK's top official at the UN says the Syrian regime could be committing war crimes after Sky News uncovered evidence suggesting government forces have deliberately attacked hospitals in Idlib....
05:52, 05/29/2019

Trump says he may pardon soldiers accused of war crimes “Some of these soldiers are people that have fought hard and long,” the president said. “You know, we teach them how to be great fighters, and then when they fight, sometimes they get really treated very unfairly.”...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Trump says to consider pardons for some U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they had been treated "unfairly."...
03:52, 05/25/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious against him. Cook County prosecutors charged the Gramm...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Nicaragua OKs criticized amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua's president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year's anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition....
00:52, 06/09/2019

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for pardoning a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the Marines.“Eddie did one bad thing that I’m guilty o...
01:13, 05/27/2019

ICC prosecutor warns Libyan combatants against war crimes The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor warned Libya’s warring parties Wednesday that her office is prepared to investigate and prosecute anyone committing war crimes or crimes against humanity...
02:13, 05/09/2019

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan crimes investigation The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) filed a request on Friday seeking to overturn the rejection of her planned investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan allegedly committed by both Taliban insurgents and U.S. troops....
18:39, 06/07/2019

These are the service members who could get 'war crimes' pardons from Trump President Trump started the process to pardon several American military service members who have either been accused of war crimes or have been convicted of war crimes, a new report states....
02:26, 05/19/2019

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

Former Michigan priest charged with 6 counts of sex crimes A Catholic priest who admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish that he had sexually abused a child has been charged with several counts of sexual assault dating back decades....
17:26, 05/24/2019

ECJ: Refugees cannot automatically be deported after committing crimes The European Court of Justice has ruled that countries cannot deport people who would be in serious danger in their countries of origin, even if they commit crimes. However, they could lose their refugee status....
16:39, 05/14/2019

Trump says considering pardons for some U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they had been treated "unfairly."...
04:39, 05/25/2019

Historical war crimes: an amnesty for British soldiers? Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt has promised to introduce a ‘presumption against prosecution’ on historical prosecutions for military veterans. Samira Shackle looks back at the collapse of the investigation into abuse allegations in Iraq, while Cons...
06:00, 05/30/2019

Greater protection for veterans from war crimes allegations Serving military personnel and veterans facing investigations over alleged historical offences are to get greater legal protection under proposals to be announced by the defence secretary....
05:26, 05/15/2019

Trump says will consider pardons for U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is considering pardons for "two or three" U.S. soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he said would be controversial but justified because he said they had been treated "unfairly."...
21:39, 05/24/2019

A Midweek Steamy Surge That dry, comfortable air is about to be displaced by a warm front and a steamy surge that follows. We’re set to get muggy midweek as another round of very warm and humid air envelops the Commonwealth. Highs will rise to the mid to upper 80s We...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Surge won't stop tweeting about ska Last month, we reported on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s professed love of ska music and how it set him apart from a crowded field of 2020 Democratic hopefuls with less-embarrassing musical taste. Now, however, an unlikely ally has emerged to help ...
22:52, 06/03/2019

Egyptian security forces commit war crimes in Sinai: HRW Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in restive northern Sinai peninsula, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday, urging other nations to halt military assistance....
10:26, 05/28/2019

Filing blames EU migrant policy for crimes against humanity Human rights lawyers are accusing the European Union of committing crimes against humanity in its treatment of migrants who hope to cross the Mediterranean from Libya...
08:26, 06/03/2019

Guatemala election crimes prosecutor on leave due to threats Guatemala's top prosecutor for electoral crimes has taken temporary leave from his post due to unspecified threats, just days before the country holds national elections....
00:39, 06/13/2019

Legal document alleges EU migrant ‘crimes against humanity’ PARIS (AP) — More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy that is responsible for crimes against humanity, according to a legal document that is a...
03:00, 06/03/2019

| HRW accuses Egypt forces, militants of Sinai 'war crimes' Human Rights Watch has accused both Egyptian security forces and insurgents of committing "war crimes" in North Sinai, the scene of a bloody years-long insurgency and military crackdown....
01:52, 05/29/2019

Kosovo prosecutors charge ethnic Serb with war crimes PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo prosecutors have issued war crimes charges against an ethnic Serb suspected of killing and torturing ethnic Albanians during the 1998-99 war. A statement Monday said the suspect, identified only as Z.Dj., had been part ...
15:13, 06/03/2019

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
13:13, 05/20/2019

Suspects in David Ortiz shooting also being sought for crimes in PA, NJ One of the suspects wanted in the shooting of David Ortiz is also being sought for a 2018 attempted murder in Pennsylvania — while the baseball slugger’s admitted triggerman may be connected to two New Jersey robberies, according to repor...
07:39, 06/13/2019

US documents expose Argentina dictatorship's grisly crimes Recently declassified U.S. documents reveal that Argentine dictatorship agents in 1976 dynamited the bodies of 30 people who had been detained in a blast that spread their remains over a wide radius....
04:26, 05/31/2019

Trump considers pardons for soldiers accused of war crimes WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering pardons for several American military members accused of war crimes. Trump was asked Friday at the White House about reports that he was considering pardons ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. Th...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Duncan Hunter Rushes to Admit He Potentially Did War Crimes Too California Rep. Duncan Hunter is known for several things: allegedly misappropriating campaign funding to buy vacation shorts, vaping in Congress, and staunchly defending accused war criminal Eddie Gallagher. The latter point is Hunter’s pet project ...
20:52, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Deputy shooting suspect eyed in other crimes The Latest on the arrest of a Utah man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killing another man (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Police in San Diego County are investigating whether the man who allegedly shot an off-dut...
03:00, 06/13/2019

Ivanka Trump Trolled For The Hague Visit, Where War Crimes Are Tried Ivanka Trump inadvertently went viral on Wednesday with a tweet where she announced she was "en route to the Hague!," a city on the west coast of the Netherlands best known for housing the......
08:52, 06/06/2019

US documents expose Argentina dictatorship’s grisly crimes BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Recently declassified U.S. documents reveal that Argentine dictatorship agents in 1976 dynamited the bodies of 30 people who had been detained in a blast that spread their remains over a wide radius. The 10 women and 20...
00:26, 05/31/2019

Somerset surge into One-Day Cup semis with 147-run win over Worcestershire Azhar Ali takes five wickets as Worcs skittled for 190Lancashire set Middlesex 305 to win at Lord’sTom Banton’s century laid the foundations for Somerset’s convincing 147-run victory over Worcestershire in the Royal London One-Day Cup play-off at New...
20:39, 05/10/2019

This $14 Surge Protector Is Also a Night Light This Aukey surge protector orients its four AC outlets and two USB ports to the side, which is great for hiding behind furniture. But it’s also a night light and phone stand, which is sort of contradictory to the furniture thing, but I guess you coul...
21:39, 05/17/2019

Centrists in retreat but no far-right surge in EU elections The European Parliament elections delivered a blow to the two major party groups - the centre-right EPP and the centre-left S&D - that have controlled the chamber for four decades....
14:52, 05/27/2019

US natural gas exports to Europe surge nearly 300% The European Union announced Thursday that its imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas have climbed 272% since 2016, with the steepest increases occurring after President Trump met last July with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to has...
14:13, 05/02/2019

Tucson seeing surge in Hepatitis A cases PHOENIX (AP) – Health officials say Arizona is seeing a surge in hepatitis A cases, mostly in the Tucson area but also in metro Phoenix. The outbreak of the viral disease that affects the liver began in November and cases have continued to rise...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Get Your Plugs Out of the Way With This Ingenious, $5 Surge Protector Once you’ve use a CyberPower’s swiveling surge protectors, every other outlet solution will feel inferior. Since it lets you position your plugs on the side, rather than sticking straight out, you can push furniture right up against the outlet. It’s ...
22:00, 05/09/2019

R. Kelly lawyer seeks copy of sex video to be used in sex-crimes case R. Kelly and his lawyer were promised a copy of a video allegedly showing the R&B singer having sex with a teen girl, during hearing in Kelly's sex-crimes case.        ...
20:13, 05/07/2019

| Leader of religious group based in Mexico charged with sex crimes The leader of La Luz Del Mundo, an international religious organisation based in Mexico, has been arrested in California on charges of human trafficking, child rape and other felonies, authorities have said....
08:39, 06/05/2019

New York Set to Limit Trump’s Pardon Power on State Crimes (ALBANY, N.Y.) — A presidential pardon won’t be enough to clear someone associated with the commander-in-chief of similar state charges under legislation approved by New York state lawmakers Tuesday. The bill, which now moves to Democrati...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Trump's Army murder pardon gives hope to others convicted of war crimes President Trump's pardon of a former Army lieutenant convicted of murder could open the way for other cases to be reconsidered, according to a military advocate group....
04:26, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump Says He Plans To Pardon Some Soldiers Accused Of War Crimes US President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they......
11:13, 05/25/2019

Navy SEAL Charged With War Crimes Freed From Base Confinement In US A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11 days before he is due to stand trial in a case......
11:13, 05/31/2019

Mexican Church Leader Held On $50 Million Bail In US For Sex Crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on charges that included human......
13:26, 06/06/2019

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt’s Sinai amount to war crimes CAIRO (AP) — A leading international rights group has accused Egypt’s security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militants for years. Human Rights Watch allege...
07:39, 05/28/2019

U.S. Navy SEAL appears in court for hearing in war crimes case A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq appeared in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on allegations by his attorneys that prosecutors engaged in illegal snooping on the defense team and journa...
03:39, 05/23/2019

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt's Sinai amount to war crimes A leading international rights group on Tuesday accused Egypt's security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militants for years....
09:39, 05/28/2019

Suspected subway saboteur has history of transit crimes: cops The transit troublemaker with a penchant for pulling emergency brakes has terrorized the rails before — as a serial subway surfer with a laundry list of arrests. Isaiah Thompson, 23, was busted last July for hanging onto the outside of a C train in B...
19:39, 05/24/2019

New Louisiana Law Allows Expert Testimony on the Flaws of Eyewitness Accounts of Crimes In 1971, when Wilbert Jones was just 19 years old, he was arrested and charged with kidnapping a nurse at gunpoint from the parking lot of a hospital in Baton Rouge, La., and raping her behind a building....
20:52, 06/06/2019

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes due back in court for key hearing A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq was due back in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on his lawyers' allegations that prosecutors engaged in illegal snooping on the defense team and news m...
13:52, 05/22/2019

House Judiciary chairman vows to 'respond' to Trump 'crimes' The Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee vowed to hold President Donald Trump accountable after Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he could not have brought charges against Trump after his investigation into Russian interference in t...
19:13, 05/29/2019

Judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL war crimes case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A military judge has removed the lead prosecutor accused of misconduct from the war crimes case of a decorated Navy SEAL. Defense attorney Tim Parlatore says Capt. Aaron Rugh (ROO) made the ruling Monday after he and other attorneys ...
02:39, 06/04/2019

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where he allegedly was a commander in the former al-Qaida affiliate the Nusra Front...
16:13, 05/21/2019

Booted lawmaker wants rival axed for ‘irresponsible’ sex crimes remark A lawmaker who was booted off the City Council’s Immigration Committee last month is now demanding a rival politician receive the same treatment for opposing the addition of certain sex offenses to a list of crimes warranting deportation....
04:26, 05/20/2019

2 Malta soldiers charged with race crimes in migrant death Two Maltese soldiers have pleaded not guilty to charges they participated in a racially-motivated, fatal drive-by shooting of a migrant from Ivory Coast....
16:13, 05/19/2019

Trevor Noah: Trump acting like 'a dictator accused of war crimes' Late night hosts discussed Trump’s juvenile behavior after Wednesday’s curt meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck SchumerLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s Memorial Day travel plans, the fallout from Trump’s heated Wednesday meeting with Nancy ...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Trump May Pardon Military Men Accused Or Convicted Of War Crimes: Report US President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of......
10:52, 05/19/2019

Trump expected to pardon Navy SEAL accused of war crimes President Trump is preparing to pardon Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher and other members of armed forces accused of war crimes, according to a published report....
08:26, 05/19/2019

Trump may pardon US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes – report New York Times says pardons could come around Memorial DayNavy Seal and Green Beret accused of killing unarmed civiliansDonald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several US military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, in...
07:26, 05/19/2019

Germany: Anti-Semitic and xenophobic crimes rose in 2018 Politically motivated crime in Germany has decreased for the second straight year, according to the German Interior Ministry. But it logged more hate crimes, including anti-Semitic and xenophobic crimes....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Leader of Mexican Church La Luz Del Mundo Charged With Sex Crimes in Los Angeles A complaint filed by the California attorney general’s office accuses Naasón Joaquín García, 50, of raping a child, among more than a dozen other crimes....
06:39, 06/05/2019

De Blasio adds sex crimes to ICE list used to deport convicted felons Mayor Bill de Blasio expanded the city’s cooperation with the federal Immigration and Custom Enforcement agency by adding seven crimes to an existing list of 170 that can lead to deportation of convicted felons. “These are serious, serious crimes and...
07:26, 05/11/2019

Toyota amps up U.S. EV plans to join new ‘surge' Toyota is ramping up electric vehicle deployment plans, pulling forward its goal of selling 5.5 million electrified vehicles by five years and aiming to develop a solid-state battery by next summer as it races to meet a "sudden surge" of EV populariz...
09:13, 06/10/2019

Axel Springer Shares Surge on KKR Bid Talks Shares in German media giant Axel Springer rose after the company said it was in talks with private-equity firm KKR about a potential strategic investment that could privatize the publisher of some of Europe’s biggest newspapers....
15:13, 05/30/2019

Mortgage applications surge as rates drop Mortgage rates are hitting their lowest level in 2 years. Matt Graham, Mortgage News Daily, and CNBC's Diana Olick join the 'The Exchange' to discuss where mortgage rates could go from here....
03:52, 06/13/2019

'How can she have HIV?':Pakistan town struggles with surge in infections Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with nearly 700 cases since April, most of them children....
13:39, 05/31/2019

Economists' fears of a 2020 recession in the US surge America's business leaders are growing more worried that the United States will enter a recession by the end of 2020. Their primary fear: protectionist trade policy....
22:52, 06/03/2019

Investors devour Beyond Meat as sales surge Beyond Meat’s stock sizzled Thursday after the company reported that first-quarter sales have tripled over the previous year. In its first quarterly report since becoming a publicly traded company, Beyond Meat reported a wider net loss of $6.6 millio...
04:00, 06/07/2019

Even Pete Buttigieg is surprised by his surge – can he make it last? Pete Buttigieg’s surge since mid-March from an extreme longshot for the Democratic presidential nomination to one of the leading contenders surprised a lot of people – including the candidate himself....
15:39, 05/19/2019

Markets surge after Fed signals rate-cut probability The stock market roared Tuesday as Federal Reserve officials signaled they were open to cutting rates to prolong the US economy’s 10-year expansion. At a conference in Chicago on Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell indicated he was prepared ...
22:52, 06/04/2019

U.S. business inventories unchanged; sales surge U.S. business inventories were unchanged in March as sales increased by the most in more than two years, which could ease concerns of a broad build-up in inventories in the economy....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Volkswagen ID 3: pre-orders surge for electric hatch A Volkswagen image of the ID 3, with colours edited by Autocar to better show the car's shape VW receives more than 10,000 pre-orders in 24 hours for limited-edition sub-£34,000 launch version of EV Volkswagen says the pre-orders for the launch ed...
15:52, 05/09/2019

Tesla Shares Surge on Fundraising Push The car maker’s stock surged 4.6% after Tesla said it would raise as much as $2.3 billion by selling shares and bonds that may convert to shares—the latest surprising Wall Street reaction to the company’s tribulations....
00:26, 05/03/2019

Oil's recent price surge won't last, economists predict Sluggish global growth and an increase in U.S. output both signal the end of the recent rally in oil prices, economic research consultancy Capital Economics has suggested....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Chewy Shares Surge in Market Debut Shares of Chewy opened above its initial-public-offering price as the online pet-products retailer made its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange....
18:26, 06/14/2019

Ferrari driven by surge in sales in China MILAN (AP) — Automaker Ferrari says its profits rose in the first quarter as demand for its luxury sports cars grew strongly, particularly in China. The Italian manufacturer, which has shares listed on the New York Stock Exchange, said Tuesday that i...
15:52, 05/07/2019

All Brooks Koepka needs is hate Sure, Brooks Koepka wants our love. But to reach his greatest heights -- to become the destroyer of worlds who collects major after major -- what he really needs is our hate....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Buttigieg says Trump slandering troops by mulling pardons for those accused of war crimes Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, in an interview aired Sunday, said President Trump had slandered American troops by considering pardoning soldiers accused of war crimes -- and said the proposal threatened to undermine the country...
01:13, 05/27/2019

San Francisco to harness AI to reduce racial bias when charging people with crimes San Francisco prosecutors will use artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, becoming the first city to conduct this type of experiment using a "bias mitigation tool."...
21:26, 06/13/2019

Rep. Duncan Hunter: Navy SEAL accused of war crimes 'did one bad thing that I'm guilty of, too' Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images California Rep. Duncan Hunter said over the weekend he was also "guilty" of taking photos with dead bodies while he was serving as a Marine. Hunter's comments came in reference ot the case of Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher, w...
21:26, 05/28/2019

Mexican church leader held on $50 million bail in Los Angeles for sex crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on charges that included human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Buttigieg: ‘It’s disgusting’ that Trump is reportedly considering pardoning soldiers convicted of war crimes The Democratic presidential aspirant, who served in Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, was interviewed at a Washington Post Live event....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air forces last year launched a major operation in Si...
01:52, 05/29/2019

Saudi teenager faces execution for alleged crimes committed as a child Murtaja Qureiris, 18, faces a raft of charges stemming from his participation in anti-government protests, including some that date back to when he was 10-years-old....
16:52, 06/10/2019

Campo de Mayo 'mega-trial' begins in San Martín into dictatorship-era crimes The trial relates to alleged crimes committed against 323 people who were detained during the dictatorship at the Campo de Mayo Army barracks. Four clandestine detention centres operated there during the dictatorship....
09:39, 05/01/2019

Crenshaw says SEAL accused of war crimes should stand trial before potential pardon Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Tx.) says a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan should stand trial before President Trump considers him for a pardon, according to a report. He served in the SEALs for 10 years and lost his eye in Afgha...
12:13, 05/22/2019

Mexican church leader held on $50M bail in Los Angeles for alleged sex crimes The Mexico-based La Luz del Mundo church said Wednesday that its leader and "apostle" Naason Joaquin Garcia, who was arrested in California on charges of human trafficking and child rape, remains the spiritual leader of the group, which claims 5 mill...
07:39, 06/06/2019

When chants become crimes: Borussia Dortmund fans fined for defamatory songs Five Borussia Dortmund supporters have been handed heavy fines after being found guilty of insulting Hoffenheim owner Dietmar Hopp. But the fans' lawyers have criticized the proceedings as unfair and will appeal....
14:39, 06/03/2019

Judge orders prosecutor tossed from Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial A military judge on Monday removed the prosecutor in the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes after the defense team accused the attorney of misconduct. The judge ordered Cmdr. Christopher Czaplak removed from Special Operations Chief Edward Ga...
05:39, 06/04/2019

Military prosecutor removed from case of Navy SEAL charged with war crimes The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was ordered removed from the case on Monday because he electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant, a Navy spokesman said....
05:00, 06/04/2019

Judge Removes Prosecutor in Navy SEAL’s War Crimes Court-Martial The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes, was removed from the case....
05:52, 06/04/2019

Judge in war crimes case against Navy SEAL weighs dismissal motion The judge in the court-martial of a Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes in Iraq was expected to hear arguments on Thursday on defense motions to dismiss the charges or otherwise remove the lead prosecutor and the judge himself from the cas...
13:13, 05/29/2019

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes freed from base confinement in San Diego A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges he killed an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released by a military judge from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, less than two weeks before he is due to go on trial....
04:00, 05/31/2019

Trump may pardon military men accused or convicted of war crimes: New York Times U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of shooting unarmed civilians while in Iraq, the New York ...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Ex-Army chief César Milani stands trial for dictatorship-era crimes Milani, who served as chief of the Armed Forces under president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, faces allegations of kidnap and torture dating back to 1977....
03:39, 05/04/2019

South Sudan hires U.S. lobbyists to help block war crimes court: contract South Sudan has hired U.S. lobbyists to help it reverse U.S. sanctions and stop the establishment of a court meant to prosecute war crimes, a document showed - a move rights groups said could undermine victims seeking justice....
21:52, 04/29/2019

Nationalists surge in EU Parliament, but pro-EU parties remain dominant Pro-European parties kept a firm grip on the EU parliament on Monday as liberal and green parties matched a surge by eurosceptic parties, who won control of a quarter of seats in European elections for the first time....
16:39, 05/27/2019

Global Stocks Edge Up After Wall Street Surge Global stocks edged up on Wednesday, following a surge on Wall Street after Federal Reserve officials hinted at the possibility of lowering interest rates to boost the economy....
09:52, 06/05/2019

MTA bus driver suspensions surge but drivers rarely fired The MTA slapped bus drivers with 4,330 suspensions over a four-year period, but fired only 60, despite some having as many as 10 strikes against them....
13:26, 06/09/2019

Luckin Coffee Shares Surge in Market Debut Shares of the Chinese coffee chain surged as much as 53% in their trading debut on the Nasdaq after the company increased its initial public offering....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Italy’s Salvini leads Europe’s ethnonationalist surge The Italian deputy prime minister is at the vanguard of the continent's ascendant far right ahead of next week's elections for the European Parliament....
12:39, 05/16/2019

Absent de Blasio blamed for surge in NYC traffic deaths As Mayor de Blasio repeatedly hits the road for his quixotic presidential campaign, the streets of New York City are becoming a bloodbath. Traffic crashes have already killed 71 people this year, up from 58 during the same time period in 2018 — a 22 ...
10:00, 05/26/2019

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
06:13, 06/13/2019

Here's what the surge in mortgage applications means for the housing sector Bob Broeksmit, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, and CNBC Senior Economics Reporter Steve Liesman, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the increase in mortgage application volume....
03:52, 06/13/2019

Patients' drug costs surge for some neurologic conditions (Reuters Health) - Many patients with neurologic disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease have seen steep increases in their out-of-pocket costs for drugs in recent years, a U.S. study suggests....
00:26, 05/02/2019

EU election: Surge for Greens, losses for centrist bloc Results have begun coming in across the European Union. Across the bloc, traditional center parties saw their support decline as Green parties reaped the rewards. Read the latest here....
00:00, 05/27/2019

BJP Surge In Northeast Continues; Congress Stalwarts Lose The BJP and its allies have swept the northeast. The party has won 14 seats and its allies have won four, making the NDA's total to be 18 out of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Oil set for worst week in 6 months as crude stockpiles surge Oil prices dropped on Thursday, extending falls from the previous session amid surging U.S. crude inventories as low refinery runs and ongoing trade tensions weighed on the demand outlook....
12:39, 05/23/2019

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expected sales growth, the state-owned Norwegian Seafood Council said on Wednesday....
14:26, 05/22/2019

Cholera surge stalks Yemen's hungry and displaced In the last two weeks Dr Asmahan Ahmed has seen a surge in suspected cholera cases arriving at her health center in Abs, a small, Houthi-held town in northwest Yemen....
18:00, 06/11/2019

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
00:26, 06/13/2019

'Express deportations' surge on Mexico's southern border Government statistics show that Mexico's deportations of migrants from Central America, Cuba and Haiti surged in April, adding to their despair as they wait for days to obtain immigration documents....
07:00, 05/04/2019

Floodwaters to surge to near historic levels along Mississippi River In response to recent torrential rains, runoff has the Mississippi River on the rise again with waters expected to crest within several feet of record levels in Missouri, Iowa and Illinois during the first part of June....
20:39, 05/30/2019

The Yankee who hasn’t been part of recent home run surge BALTIMORE — The recent shower of power orchestrated by Clint Frazier, Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez has not only been welcomed by the Yankees, it has made up for a dip in that department from a bat that carried the Yankees early in the season when ...
11:52, 05/23/2019

How to Camp at the Track When You Hate Camping There comes a time in every race fan’s life when they have to make a crucial decision. Do I spend an obscene amount of money on a hotel and commute to the track somehow, or do I strip away all the conveniences of modern life and camp? Sometimes, thou...
21:52, 05/13/2019

Sunday Comics: I Hate Meetings... Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
17:26, 06/09/2019

Pack Your Kid the Outfit That They Love But You Hate Which clothes do you choose for the “spare outfit” daycare asks you to pack in your kid’s diaper bag? I used to choose something old or ugly, because why would I take a perfectly good shirt and pants out of the regular laundry circulation?...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the subway platform, and we’d spend the next three months eating popcorn for dinner on date night because...
07:00, 06/06/2019

If You Hate Tracking Calories, Try 'Calory' iOS: The part I hate most about any kind of weight-loss plan is the whole “I have to pull out my phone and type in everything I eat to keep me honest” aspect. Because as much as I pretend I can do mental math when it comes to the food I eat, I tend t...
15:39, 05/06/2019

Eddie Gallagher defense expects war crimes case against Navy SEAL to be thrown out The lead defense attorney representing Special Operations Chief Eddie Gallagher, a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes, is increasingly hopeful the judge overseeing the case will dismiss the charges against his client....
21:39, 06/07/2019

Trump weighs pardons for servicemembers accused of war crimes, as families await decision President Trump is considering potential pardons for military members and contractors accused of war crimes as Memorial Day approaches -- deliberations that have prompted warnings from critics that the move could undermine the rule of law but also ra...
19:39, 05/24/2019

Chicago pastor who tutored 12-year-old twin sisters charged with sex crimes: police A Chicago pastor who was offering tutoring services in his apartment has been arrested on suspicion that he inappropriately touched two 12-year-old twin girls who were his students, police said on Sunday....
15:26, 05/27/2019

Navy SEAL War Crimes Trial in Turmoil Over Claims Prosecutors Spied on Defense An email sent by prosecutors contained hidden software that could track if anyone read or forwarded it, lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of gunning down civilians say....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Military judge removes chief prosecutor in Navy SEAL war crimes case The chief prosecutor in the case of Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was removed from the prosecution team by a military judge on Monday....
06:52, 06/04/2019

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
02:26, 06/01/2019

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

California sees surge in ammo sales ahead of stricter law California ammunition providers are seeing a spike in sales ahead of a new state law that will clamp down on individuals trying to buy ammo. Proposition 63, which Gov. Gavin Newsom made a cornerstone of his campaign and was approved by voters in 2016...
00:26, 06/11/2019

Huawei ban causes trade-ins to surge as news breaks of Android block Update: The US Commerce Department has granted a temporary lifting of the trade ban with Huawei, allowing Google to resume working with the brand. Full story here.It seems that the news of Google's ban on Android services for Huawei phones is ca...
09:00, 05/21/2019

US breaks record for dividends as investor payouts surge around the world Global dividends reached a first-quarter record of $263.3 billion, rising 7.8% despite concerns about the world economy, according to new reach Monday....
13:39, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-GSK first-quarter beats estimates on shingles vaccine surge GlaxoSmithKline Plc reported better-than-expected first-quarter revenue and earnings on Wednesday, as sales of the British drugmaker's fast-growing shingles vaccine surged another 60 percent....
14:13, 05/01/2019

Biologists stumped by sudden surge in gray whale deaths ANCHORAGE, Alaska – US government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the US West Coast, from California to Alaska, many of them emaciated, officials s...
22:39, 06/03/2019

Match Group adds more Tinder subscribers, shares surge Match Group beat quarterly profit and revenue estimates on Tuesday, as more people joined its popular dating app, Tinder, sending shares up as much as 8 percent in extended trading....
00:52, 05/08/2019

China responsible for surge in ozone-depleting emissions: study China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 2013, according a study published by the journal Nature on Thursday, with domestic companies accused of violating a global production ban....
07:52, 05/23/2019

Are You An Uber Driver? Send Us Your Flat Surge Fare Screenshots Over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing from an increasing number of Uber drivers that changes to the surge price model have impacted their take-home pay. In particular, my article about whether Uber is engaged in price-fixing prompted many drive...
20:13, 05/21/2019

NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration of an “unusual mortality event.” The reason for the strandings isn’t entirely clear, but indications...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said ...
00:52, 05/23/2019

Warriors level NBA finals after third-quarter surge against Raptors in Game 2 Golden State Warriors 109-104 Toronto RaptorsAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportNBA finals now level at 1-1 going in Wednesday’s Game 3The Golden State Warriors once again came back from a sizable deficit when it mattered the most a...
05:13, 06/03/2019

Surge In HIV Cases In Pakistan, 31 Test Positive In Sindh Province Thirty-one people were tested HIV positive during a screening programme conducted in Pakistan's Sindh province on Saturday, health authorities said amid a probe by international experts from the WHO......
13:39, 06/15/2019

Border Patrol struggles with migrant surge, lacks strategy A continuing migrant surge on the southern border has overwhelmed detention facilities and left Border Patrol scrambling to devise strategies about how to release asylum seekers....
09:26, 05/28/2019

Stocks shiver, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat Safe-haven sovereign bonds surged and European stocks tumbled on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
14:13, 05/31/2019

Pentagon Survey Finds a Surge in Sexual Assaults in the Ranks Troops in all branches of the military, and especially women, are suffering more unwanted sexual contacts and are less likely to report them, the survey found....
04:52, 05/03/2019

EU election: Surge for Greens and euroskeptics, losses for centrist blocs Partial results show significant losses for the dominant conservative and center-left blocs, while the Greens, Liberals and euroskeptic parties made gains. The European Parliament is set for a new balance of power....
05:00, 05/27/2019

Nationalists surge in EU Parliament vote, but pro-EU parties remain dominant Pro-European parties retained a firm grip on the EU parliament, provisional results from the bloc's elections showed on Monday, though eurosceptic opponents saw strong gains....
11:39, 05/27/2019

Trump announces escalating tariffs on Mexico over migrant surge President Trump said on Thursday that his administration will impose tariffs on Mexico until the country somehow stops the flow of migrants coming across the US-Mexico border. Trump said on Twitter that the tariffs will go into effect in a matter of ...
02:52, 05/31/2019

Germany: leader of Merkel's party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens, who surged in last month's European Parliament election and are now level with or ahead of Mer...
12:26, 06/09/2019

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens, who surged in last month’s European Parliament election and are now ...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Cleaner New York waterways are causing surge in beached whales Cleaner waterways in New York City have attracted more sea life, including seals, dolphins, whales, and sharks in bigger numbers than seen in a century. But there are also more mammals washing ashore or getting stranded....
05:39, 05/12/2019

Hiring surge lifts economy – and Trump’s re-election chances NEW YORK (AP) — A new round of robust economic indicators is offering fresh evidence of a strong economy — and giving President Donald Trump a big political advantage just as the 2020 election campaign is beginning to intensify. Friday’s number...
23:26, 05/03/2019

The drive to make 5G a reality has led to a surge in demand for tower climbers Today, Ericsson is putting the infrastructure in place that is needed to make 5G a reality, and tower climbers like Jordan Robinson are in high demand to lay the groundwork....
19:26, 05/03/2019

Trump seeks $4.5 billion to help with surge in migration at southern border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding to help address a surge in migration at the U.S. southern border, saying the situation has overwhelmed government resources....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Mexico wants U.S. to reroute funds to tackle migrant surge: sources Mexico wants the United States to redirect security funding toward boosting economic development in the Mexico-Guatemala border region to try to stem the flow of migrants from the region, Mexican officials said on Wednesday....
23:52, 06/05/2019

Stocks shaken, bonds surge as Trump risks recession U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
09:39, 05/31/2019

'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from mainland internet users....
08:00, 06/14/2019

Suarez singles in rain, Reds slow Cubs’ surge with 4-2 win CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez singled home the go-ahead run during a fifth-inning downpour and added another RBI single Thursday night as the Cincinnati Reds pulled away to a 4-2 victory that slowed the Chicago Cubs’ momentum. Chicago came i...
07:26, 05/17/2019

EU election: AfD surge in eastern Germany sets up clash of cultures The far-right AfD has emerged as the strongest political party in Germany's formerly communist East. With the Greens winning big among young, urban voters though, the East-West divide looks set to deepen further....
05:39, 05/28/2019

Offshore spending surge risks overruns up to $220 bln by 2023 -Rystad Offshore oil services providers stand to gain as oil companies increase approvals for new projects, but the activity boom raises risks of cost overruns and could deter future spending, researcher Rystad Energy said on Thursday....
15:26, 06/13/2019

Panama sees surge in migrants crossing perilous Darien Gap PENITAS, Panama (AP) — Panamanian authorities are struggling to contend with a spike in the number of migrants risking the journey through what’s known as the Darien Gap, one of the most dangerous stretches of the migratory route toward the U.S...
09:00, 05/16/2019

'Hate is always local': the Swedish city that said no to neo-Nazis After a 14-year-old was murdered by neo-Nazis in 1995, Kungälv launched a pioneering project that has changed how people think about tackling racismOn an August afternoon in 1995, John Hron, a defiant anti-racist, was tortured and beaten to death by ...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Among Some Hate Groups, Porn Is Viewed as a Conspiracy Buried in the manifestoes of some extremists are attacks on the porn industry, which is blamed for their own struggles and what they perceive as society’s decline....
15:26, 06/07/2019

Everyone's Ready to Hate Kushner's Immigration Plan Jared Kushner hasn’t even finished his proposal to overhaul our immigration system, let alone presented it to his boss and father-in-law, but anti-immigration groups are already bemoaning how weak it’ll be compared to white nationalist and Trump seni...
20:13, 05/02/2019

| Kyrgios right to hate French Open, says Tomic Bernard Tomic suffered a dispiriting exit from Roland Garros and admitted Australian compatriot Nick Kyrgios was right to say the tournament 'sucks'....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Hate Buying Cleaning Supplies? There's a Pill for That The war on straws may have captured our eco-imaginations, but giant plastic jugs of bleach, window cleaner and counter spray are worse, says Sarah Paiji Yoo. What if all you needed to clean your house was a tablet the size of an Alka-Seltzer?...
14:39, 05/21/2019

Farrakhan says he doesn’t hate Jewish people CHICAGO (AP) — Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan says despite assertions by Facebook when it banned him from its platform, he is not a hater of Jewish people, not a misogynist nor a homophobe. During a speech Thursday at a Roman Catholi...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in northern Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest. While white nationalism has been on the rise across the U.S., it ha...
17:00, 05/25/2019

New York Landlords HATE This New Housing Bill New York legislative leaders reached a deal on Tuesday night on a watershed rent regulations bill that would increase protections for tenants both in New York City and elsewhere around the state....
19:52, 06/12/2019

Here's how to cope with a work commute you hate The average commuter wastes 42 hours a year in traffic, which costs $1,400 in gas. There are physical and mental health costs as well.        ...
19:26, 05/22/2019

Thanks to Fox News, Republicans Now Hate the Green New Deal For a brief, shining moment, Americans were largely united in their support of a Green New Deal. When the policy was first announced, Americans didn’t know a lot about it but they generally liked the sound of transitioning to 100 percent clean energy...
19:26, 05/10/2019

Do You Love or Hate Apple's Locked Down App Store? If there’s one thing you can’t accuse Apple of, it’s being hands off. That’s especially true when it comes to its App Store, where every app must pass muster with Apple’s lengthy App Store Review Guidelines. Read more......
01:00, 05/30/2019

RPT-BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Love 'em or hate 'em (Repeats from Friday, adds missing word "bid" in 10th bullet. Updates chart) ** S&P 500 rallies 1.2%. That said, emotions ran high as the market had some pretty sharp reactions to a number of qtrly reports ** Indeed, calm can only last so lon...
13:52, 04/29/2019

Farrakhan says he doesn't hate Jewish people Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan says despite assertions by Facebook when it banned him from its platform, he is not a hater of Jewish people, not a misogynist nor a homophobe....
07:13, 05/10/2019

Alabama bill would require chemical castration for parolees convicted of sex crimes involving children Alabama lawmakers passed a bill that would require convicted sex offenders to be chemically castrated before being released on parole.        ...
16:52, 06/05/2019

Judge finds Navy SEAL's fair trial rights violated in war crimes case The military judge presiding over the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes said on Friday prosecutors who electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant violated the accused's right to a fair tri...
10:13, 06/01/2019

Myanmar: Conflict resolution at ‘total standstill’, military commanders must answer for crimes against humanity Myanmar’s military commanders must answer charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in a credible court, a United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (FFM) said on Tuesday, urging the international comm...
21:52, 05/14/2019

Bill de Blasio defends expansion of no-bail program for teen suspects in violent crimes Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended his plan to triple the number of teens who are freed from city jails without bail on violent charges including armed robbery and assault. “We’re ensuring there are real alternatives to incarceration, particula...
19:39, 05/28/2019

Judge finds Navy SEAL’s fair trial rights violated in war crimes case SAN DIEGO – The military judge presiding over the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes said on Friday prosecutors who electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant violated the accused’s r...
16:13, 06/01/2019

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

Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shippingThe attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated tensions between the US and Iran and raised fears of a surge in global energy prices.Concerns over a...
15:52, 06/15/2019

Uber drivers are reportedly manipulating the app to create artificial surge pricing Surge pricing is a frustrating, but understandable, compromise that we have to deal with in order to have affordable rides at our beck and call everywhere we go. If the weather’s bad, a major concert or sporting event just let out, or it’...
22:39, 06/14/2019

Trump Threatens Tariffs on Mexican Imports in Response to Migrant Surge President Trump on Thursday said the U.S. would impose a 5% tariff on Mexican imports beginning June 10, in an effort to push the country to halt the continued flow of asylum-seeking Central American families to the southern border....
04:26, 05/31/2019

Shares shaken, bonds surge as Trump stirs recession risk U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock move to slap tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
05:00, 05/31/2019

Trump seeks huge boost in emergency funds for migrant surge The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding, saying a surge in Central American children and families claiming asylum at the U.S. southern border had drained government resources....
04:26, 05/02/2019

Arizona tent facility eyed to cope with U.S.-Mexico border surge U.S. Border Patrol is considering another tent facility in Yuma, Arizona, after installing two in Texas, to cope with a surge in Central American migrants that has overwhelmed the agency....
05:39, 05/25/2019

Great Lakes water levels surge, some record highs predicted TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials predict water levels will surge to record highs in some areas of the Great Lakes over the next six months. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report released Monday says the lakes have been rising steadily fo...
21:13, 05/06/2019

Army Corps Under Fire From Flood Victims Amid Storm Surge The Army Corps of Engineers has been struggling on two fronts — taming America’s rain-swollen rivers, and taming the fallout from mass water releases and breached levees....
03:13, 06/01/2019

WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that the strategy of vaccinating those known to be exposed to the disease was no longer sufficient....
22:39, 05/07/2019

New York City traffic deaths surge in 2019 after years of progress Sixty-five people have been killed so far this year, up from 50 at the same time in 2018, according to police statistics Traffic deaths have surged in New York City this year, alarming advocates after years of progress under the Vision Zero push to e...
00:00, 05/08/2019

European stocks gain on EU election relief and auto shares surge European shares rose on Monday as investors snapped up automaker stocks following confirmation of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault, and after European parliamentary elections saw pro-Europe parties cling to a majority....
12:52, 05/27/2019

European elections: Far-right and Greens surge across continent in shift away from traditional centre Populist, environmentalist and far-right parties edged out traditional centre-right and centre-left parties across the continent in the European Parliament elections....
17:00, 05/27/2019

Amazon raises stakes for rivals with one-day delivery goal after profit surge Amazon.com Inc plans to deliver packages to members of its loyalty club Prime in just one day, instead of two days, part of a spending ramp-up that may curb near-term profits and will up the ante for retail rivals such as Walmart Inc....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Global stocks decline, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat European stocks tumble and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
13:26, 05/31/2019

Why the esports audience is set to surge — and how brands can take advantage of increased fans and viewership This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. BI Intelligence Espor...
03:52, 05/04/2019

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

At least 95 slain in Mali village amid surge in ethnic, extremist violence Nineteen others are missing, officials said Monday, as authorities continued to search for bodies. Officials said the assailants also set dwellings on fire and killed livestock....
21:39, 06/10/2019

Tencent profit tops forecast as fintech and cloud revenues surge Tencent Holdings Ltd posted record quarterly profit on Wednesday, smashing market expectations, as the social media and gaming giant booked a rise in the value of its investments while fintech and cloud revenues helped make up for declines in games....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Twitter could surge 20% to head back to multiyear highs, technician bets Twitter is one of the best performers of the communications services stocks, and Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com says the rally is just getting started....
00:13, 05/01/2019

Shopify raises FY forecast on demand for e-commerce tools; shares surge Shopify Inc raised its 2019 earnings forecast and posted a surprise quarterly profit on Tuesday on strong demand for its software that helps retailers sell goods online, sending its shares up 7 percent to a record high....
19:00, 04/30/2019

American Express can surge 22% as company sales remain strong, analyst says Investors should buy shares of American Express as the credit card company's sales will keep growing at a fast pace thanks to a strong consumer, an analyst at Morgan Stanley said Thursday....
18:39, 04/28/2019

CORRECTED-Offshore spending surge risks overruns up to $110 bln by 2023 -Rystad Offshore oil services providers stand to gain as oil companies increase approvals for new projects, but the activity boom raises risks of cost overruns and could deter future spending, researcher Rystad Energy said on Thursday....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Gaming Surge Pricing to Protest Getting Screwed Over on Pay? Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surges at Reagan National Airport to earn a higher fare.Read more......
04:52, 05/21/2019

Poll surge for Nigel Farage sparks panic among the Tories and Labour Support for the Conservatives at the European elections slumps to 11%, less than a third of what the Brexit party is pollingSenior Tory and Labour politicians have issued frantic calls to their voters to back them in next week’s European elections af...
23:00, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Tapestry shares surge after $1 bln buyback plan, profit beat Tapestry Inc on Thursday unveiled its biggest buyback plan in nearly seven years and beat Wall Street estimates for third-quarter profit as it sold more Coach and Kate Spade handbags, sending its shares up 17 percent....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Banks lead stock surge for third straight day, erasing Monday plunge Stocks marched higher for the third day in a row Thursday, erasing the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the China-U.S. trade fight.        ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Amid migrant surge, Trump adds hardliner Ken Cuccinelli to administration Ken Cuccinelli, former attorney general of Virginia, has advocated for denying citizenship to the American-born children of parents living in the U.S. illegally....
05:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. Open: Justin Rose jumps into lead after late surge in first round Justin Rose took advantage of a soft course at Pebble Beach with five birdies for a 6-under 65, grabbing the lead after the first round of the 2019 U.S. Open....
05:39, 06/14/2019

New border surge prompts 10% jump in 2019 prediction to 1,072,000 illegal immigrants Calling the surprising May surge in illegal immigrant arrests on the border the “worst case scenario,” a top immigration analyst has boosted the expected level of crossings 10%, to over 1 million....
15:39, 06/06/2019

You'll love or hate this theory about Todd Phillips’ The Joker While the trailer for Todd Phillips’ The Joker did an effective job of establishing the film’s creepy tone and highlighting Joaquin Phoenix’ bizarre physicality, it also left a lot of questions unanswered. What pushes Arthur Fleck into a life of crim...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Facebook and France haggle over regulating online hate PARIS (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting French President Emmanuel Macron as the tech giant and France try to pioneer ways of fighting hate speech and violent extremism online. Macron’s office is releasing a progress report Friday o...
11:39, 05/10/2019

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the US, but it has particular resonanc...
22:39, 05/27/2019

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
13:26, 06/06/2019

Man attacked in Brooklyn’s second suspected hate crime in 3 days An Orthodox Jewish man was punched in the head by a stranger in Brooklyn in the second suspected hate crime attack in three days, police said Thursday. The 39-year-old victim who was dressed in traditional religious garb, was walking in the area of R...
20:26, 05/09/2019

Farrakhan says he doesn't hate Jewish people Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan said Thursday despite assertions by Facebook when it banned him from its platform, he is not a hater of Jewish people, is not a misogynist, nor a homophobe. He spoke in a Chicago church on Thursday. (Ma...
10:00, 05/10/2019

Jewish man assaulted in suspected hate crime: cops A Jewish man wearing traditional religious attire was assaulted by a group of men yelling racial slurs in Williamsburg, cops said Sunday. The 42-year-old man told police he was walking on Broadway near Lynch Street on Saturday at about 1:15 p.m. when...
02:13, 05/06/2019

Why Blocking Hate Sites Like 8chan May Only Make Them Stronger Like the gunman who killed 50 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques in March, the man who killed one person in a Poway, Calif., synagogue on April 27 announced his intentions on 8chan, an anonymous online message board with a reputation for violent ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Hate crime charges added in synagogue shooting Federal officials announced Thursday that they have filed 109 hate crime charges against the man suspected of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue. (May 9)        ...
02:26, 05/10/2019

Kid-friendly tech toys that won't make their parents hate you Gifts don't always have to be toys or games to be appreciated. They can even be a little practical without your resorting to boring presents like (ugh) socks. If a kid really likes a particular video game, you can pick up some kind of branded de...
19:13, 05/31/2019

'Senseless hate': the far right's deep roots in southern California The Poway synagogue shooting is far from the first time California’s Jewish communities faced threats, as rightwing groups date as far back as the 1920sThe murderous attack on the Poway synagogue in San Diego last weekend may have shattered some peop...
13:26, 05/05/2019

Xbox’s new Code of Conduct: yes to “get wrecked,” “potato aim,” no to hate Enlarge / An artist's approximation of an Xbox Live player crossing the lines as set by Microsoft in a new Xbox Community Standards page this week. (credit: Getty Images / Sam Machkovech) An apparently new page at the official Xbox website, dubbed ...
02:39, 05/03/2019

US abortion policy is 'extremist hate' and 'torture', says UN commissioner Trump administration’s ban on terminations is a crisis directed at women, warns Kate GilmoreThe US policy on abortion is a form of extremist hate that amounts to the torture of women, the UN deputy high commissioner for human rights told the Guardian...
09:52, 06/04/2019

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India....
09:39, 06/14/2019

Alice Lowe: ‘I was terrified that Bill Nighy was going to hate me’ The actor, writer and Prevenge director on demonic possession and the cathartic possibilities of ScrabbleAlice Lowe has starred in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, The Mighty Boosh, Hot Fuzz and Ben Wheatley’s Sightseers, which she co-wrote. In 2016 she w...
17:52, 06/08/2019

Teach Your Kids How to Respond to Hate Speech Online The main thing that’s keeping me from allowing my eight-year-old son to join all his friends on popular online multiplayer games isn’t a fear that he’s going to give personal information away to creeps. It’s that I don’t want him exposed to the hate...
18:52, 05/14/2019

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which i...
10:52, 05/22/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.” (May 3)        ...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Edward Bluemel: the love-to-hate new star of Killing Eve As the hotly anticipated second series of Killing Eve starts this weekend, Frankie McCoy meets Edward Bluemel, the show's gleefully hateable new star...
08:13, 06/06/2019

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A...
23:52, 06/05/2019

Prosecutors say synagogue gunman boasted of hate for Jews A gunman who killed a woman and wounded three during services at a Southern California synagogue later told a 911 dispatcher he had done it because "the Jewish people are destroying the white race," prosecutors said Thursday in announcing 109 hate cr...
00:00, 05/10/2019

House Judiciary Committee Democrats introduce bill to hold presidents accountable for alleged crimes House Judiciary Committee Democrats on Friday introduced a bill that would ensure presidents can be held accountable for alleged criminal conduct -- a direct swipe at the White House amid the heated battle over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Bringing justice to the people: how the UN is helping communities to deal with disputes and crimes in remote and dangerous areas Justice can be hard to come by in countries hit by conflict. To ensure that communities can settle disputes, and see criminals lawfully punished, UN peacekeeping missions support mobile courts, which travel to places where no regular court exists.  ...
16:52, 04/29/2019

Killing of Egyptian peacekeeper in Mali ‘may constitute war crimes’ Guterres warns, urging ‘swift action’ An improvised roadside mine which exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali, killing one ‘blue helmet’ from Egypt, and wounding four others, may constitute a war crime, the UN Chief said on Saturday, as senior UN officials condemned the blast...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Harvey Weinstein sex-crimes case: Secret hearing concludes, trial date moved to September The judge in the Harvey Weinstein case ruled against media objections, closed a high-stakes hearing, and moved the trial date from June to September.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Arrest of three Libyans wanted for grave crimes ‘would send strong and necessary message’ to victims, urges top Prosecutor  The arrest and transfer of three men in Libya who are wanted on war crimes charges – including the son of former ruler Muammar Gadaffi - would “send a strong and necessary message” to victims, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ...
00:00, 05/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks decline, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat European stocks tumble and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
13:13, 05/31/2019

Jeongeun Lee6 rides Sunday surge to win U.S. Women's Open championship Jeongeun Lee finished at 6-under 278 in the 2019 U.S. Women's Open, a fitting number for a player who goes by the nickname “Lucky 6.”        ...
04:13, 06/03/2019

Beyond Meat shares surge 27% as analysts predict more robust sales growth ahead Shares of Beyond Meat surged 27% Friday after analysts raised their price targets following the company's first quarterly report since going public....
18:00, 06/07/2019

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which will seek regulatory approval for the pigs in the world's biggest pork market....
15:39, 05/16/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks shaken, bonds surge as Trump risks recession U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
09:26, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2-WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that the strategy of vaccinating those known to be exposed to the disease was no longer sufficient....
14:39, 05/08/2019

Trump says ending family separation practice was a ‘disaster’ that led to surge in border crossings The president told Fox News that crossings have gone up ‘ten times’ since the practice ended while government data says there has been a sixfold increase....
02:00, 04/29/2019

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptocurrencies, researchers reported on Thursday. In all, researchers with security provider ESET recentl...
03:39, 05/24/2019

Sensex, Nifty Surge To Record Closing Highs As Exit Polls Predict NDA Win Indian equity benchmarks closed at record highs after exit polls predicted win for Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the recently concluded general elections. The S&P......
13:00, 05/20/2019

Warriors edge Raptors with late surge to force Game 6 back in Oakland Steph Curry and Klay Thompson hit clutch 3-pointers late to help the Warriors beat the Raptors 106-105 to cur Toronto's series lead to 3-2.       ...
08:52, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that the strategy of vaccinating those known to be exposed to the disease was no longer sufficient....
20:14, 05/07/2019

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program ...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Hate campaign spending? Gillibrand's 'democracy dollars' would put it on steroids Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has a new plan to tackle money in politics: Create a subsidy for political candidates so lavish that they can raise “exponentially higher” amounts....
14:52, 05/02/2019

Hate Crime Charge Dropped Against Agent Shot By Trooper NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A hate crime charge has been dropped against a federal agent shot last year after police say he pointed a laser-sighted gun in the direction of a uniformed Louisiana State Police trooper. In a statement Friday, Orleans Parish...
22:39, 05/25/2019

A gunman slaughtered 11 Jews. Then people hunted for hate online The deadliest attack on Jews in American history appears to have triggered a spike in anti-Semitic searches on Google, exclusive research by CNN shows....
00:39, 05/17/2019

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

Rep. Lee Zeldin on Tlaib Holocaust comments: ‘Anti-Israel hate should not be welcome’ Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., on Monday encouraged members of Congress to stand up to anti-Semitic rhetoric coming from some Democrats saying that if they don’t, “it becomes more and more of a problem for our country as you see anti-Semitism continue to r...
01:26, 05/14/2019

Serb party billboards vandalized with hate messages in Croatia Ahead of the EU elections, placards put up by a Serb minority party in Croatia have been defaced with hate messages in several cities. Croatia, an EU member, struggles with nationalism and strong anti-Serb sentiment....
11:26, 05/15/2019

Sterile or stirring? Britain's love-hate relationship with new towns Paternalistic social engineering or make-Britain-great-again utopianism? A new archive film compilation takes a look at the UK’s controversial postwar towns“People sometimes say to me, ‘You must get a terrific kick out of having been responsible for ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Hafiz Saeed's Brother-In-Law Arrested In Pakistan For Hate Speech Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law Hafiz Abdur Rehman Makki has been arrested for hate speech and criticising the Pakistan government, police said......
02:13, 05/16/2019

Teen turns himself in for anti-Semitic Brooklyn hate crime A 16-year-old boy turned himself in Wednesday for allegedly punching an Orthodox Jewish man in the head in a hate crime attack, authorities said. The teen turned himself in at the 90th Precinct in Williamsburg at about 9:30 a.m. and was hit with char...
04:13, 05/16/2019

YouTube’s cesspool of anger and hate faces growing scrutiny Facebook and Twitter have drawn the lion's share of scrutiny for hosting objectionable content. But YouTube now occupies its own circle of internet hell.Read More...
19:52, 06/10/2019

People hate my video about vegans... is this what it feels like to be Piers Morgan? I’ll never post anything provocative online again. Oh, who am I kidding?I was recently asked to do two promo videos for the BBC – one was a simple video of me trying to smile for five minutes straight and the other was of me doing a rant about Avenge...
08:39, 06/08/2019

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Convicted Portland arsonist now accused of hate crime in Oregon This inked-up Oregonian is apparently not thrilled about her close-up. Sarah Pugh is all scowls after she was arrested there Monday after being accused of shoving and shouting racial slurs at another person, a Portland police spokeswoman told The Ore...
15:00, 05/29/2019

It only takes two words for Chase Utley to relive Mets hate Chase Utley has a new job, but the same goal: upset Mets fans. Utley recently started as a studio analyst with SportsNet LA, and Tuesday night he sat down for an interview to exchange perspectives with John Hartung on this year’s season. Utley was as...
04:39, 06/13/2019

Hearing delayed for man facing hate-crime charge in stabbing UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A judge is postponing a pretrial hearing for a white man charged with a hate crime in the fatal stabbing of a black student on the University of Maryland’s campus. Prince George’s County Circuit Court Judge Lawr...
18:39, 05/30/2019

The family vacation planning guide for parents who hate to plan If you hate to plan, your last family vacation probably was filled with chaos. I know a thing or two about chaos because I've failed to plan, too.        ...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Myanmar military target civilians in deadly helicopter attack, UN rights office issues war crimes warning Intensifying clashes between the Myanmar military and armed separatists that reportedly involved a deadly helicopter bombing raid on civilians earlier this week in Rakhine state, have been condemned by the UN human rights office, OHCHR....
18:39, 04/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares shaken, bonds surge as Trump stirs recession risk U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock move to slap tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
09:26, 05/31/2019

PC maker Lenovo books fourth-quarter profit surge, says production unaffected by trade war Tech giant Lenovo Group Ltd on Thursday reported a market-beating three-fold surge in quarterly profit helped by strong personal computer (PCs) sales, and said its production plans had not been affected by the ongoing Sino-U.S. trade war....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
05:13, 05/22/2019

Surge in Anti-Semitic Attacks Has Caused a ‘Sense of Emergency’ Among Jews Worldwide, New Report Says More Jews were killed in anti-Semitic violence around the world in 2018 than during any other year in decades, according to a report released Wednesday by the Kantor Center at Tel Aviv University. The result has been a “sense of emergency”...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Liberals go after Joe Biden, trying to blunt his presidential candidacy and the recent centrist surge in the Democratic Party The former vice president’s standing hasn’t ebbed as some liberals hoped, so he and other moderates are now targeted in a fight for Democratic Party control....
03:13, 06/03/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-European stocks gain on EU election relief and auto shares surge European shares climbed on Monday as investors snapped up automaker stocks following confirmation of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault, and after pro-EU parties kept a firm grip on power in elections to the European Parliament....
16:39, 05/27/2019

Le Pen, Farage parties win elections for European Parliament in France and UK, Greens surge in Germany: polls The European Union’s traditional center splintered as the far right and pro-environment Greens of the far left were gaining ground on Sunday after four days of a polarized vote in the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in decades....
07:13, 05/27/2019

EU election: German projections show heavy losses for ruling parties, surge for Greens Exit polls and results have begun coming in across the European Union. In Germany, Chancellor Merkel's bloc has taken a hit while the Greens continued their climb. Read the latest here....
18:39, 05/26/2019

Corn futures surge, bringing May gain to 20% as soft commodities rally on Midwest flooding Corn futures are surging, climbing to a near 3-year high, as heavy rain forecasts across major farming areas threaten to delay planting even further....
16:52, 05/29/2019

Bernie Sanders calls immigration surge at the border a 'serious problem' but says there are more pressing issues at hand Scott Olson/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said the flow of migrants illegally crossing the US-Mexico border is a "serious problem." He clarified that he does not believe it should be characterized as a "crisis." Sande...
22:13, 06/09/2019

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

'Love vs Hate' in Penultimate Election Round In India: Foreign Media Tens of millions voted today in the penultimate round of India's increasingly bad-tempered election, with all eyes on New Delhi after an ugly campaign of slaps and savage pamphlets....
14:13, 05/12/2019

No evidence of hate crime, terror in mosque arson: police chief Investigators in Connecticut have not found evidence that a fire at a mosque was a hate crime or an act of terrorism, New Haven’s top cop said. Police Chief Otoniel Reyes said Wednesday that “every aspect” of a May 12 fire at the Diyanet Mosque of Ne...
21:00, 05/23/2019

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven Crowder to monetize videos on his channel. The decision comes after the company declined to pull a s...
23:52, 06/05/2019

What Did Jake Gyllenhaal Do to LADYGANG's Keltie Knight to Cause Their "Love-Hate Relationship"? Keltie Knight's feelings about Jake Gyllenhaal are complicated. The LADYGANG member teases an ongoing tiff between herself and the actor in this clip from Thursday's Daily Pop.......
10:39, 05/03/2019

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

4 Of Sikh Family Killed In US Home; "Not Hate Crime," Says Sushma Swaraj Four members of a Sikh family, including three women, were shot dead at their home in Cincinnati in US on Sunday. One of them was an "Indian national on a visit to the US while others were persons of......
08:13, 05/01/2019

Google and Facebook are gonna hate Apple’s new privacy-preserving online ads Apple has outlined a new plan to make online ads private. A new Safari feature, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, aims to stop ads from tracking you across the web. The company says the proposed solution will allow advertisers to measur...
12:00, 05/23/2019

'Hate will prevail': Icelandic BDSM band put Eurovision and Israel in a bind Leather-clad group Hatari say this year’s contest, in which they will represent Iceland, is ‘built on a lie’Nothing titillates the Icelandic bondage and dominance-themed band Hatari more than a glaring contradiction.On stage, the group, whose name me...
10:52, 05/13/2019

Warren Calls Fox News a ‘Hate-for-Profit Racket’ and Refuses an Appearance Senator Elizabeth Warren said she would not participate in a Fox News town hall-style event, but some of her 2020 Democratic rivals have taken up the network’s offer....
18:26, 05/14/2019

Democrat Warren rejects town hall on 'hate-for-profit' Fox News Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday said she was refusing an invitation to participate in a town hall organized by Fox News, calling the American cable news network popular with conservatives "a hate-for-profit racket."...
21:26, 05/14/2019

Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones For Hate Speech SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and others from its main service and from Instagram, saying they violated the company’s ban against hate and violence. The company said Thursday that it has also banned right-...
22:39, 05/02/2019

Liberal MP wants Cooper booted from Tory caucus over comments on online hate Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault says Scheer's decision to remove Cooper from the committee that held the hearing, but not from caucus, shows there's a ``revolving door'' for bigots in the Conservative party....
01:26, 06/04/2019

Emilia Clarke Was Convinced Beyoncé Would Hate Her After Game of Thrones Twist Game of Thrones is officially over. While Sunday's series finale drew mixed reviews from critics and fans, one reaction could weigh particularly heavy on Emilia Clarke's......
16:26, 05/20/2019

Love Corbyn, hate Brexit? Labour's EU elections dilemma – podcast Jeremy Corbyn launched Labour’s European elections manifesto with a renewed promise to back a second Brexit referendum in certain circumstances – but to also respect the result of the first. Yet for ardently pro-Corbyn Europhiles such as Momentum’s L...
04:39, 05/10/2019

German police raid dozens of home over online hate speech BERLIN (AP) — Police have raided dozens of homes across Germany as part of a nationwide law enforcement campaign against online hate speech. The Federal Criminal Police Office said the raids took place Thursday in 13 of Germany’s 16 states. Pol...
18:52, 06/06/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg hails French hate speech plan as EU model Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg hailed on Friday France's efforts to regulate hateful content online as a model for the European Union after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris....
19:13, 05/10/2019

One Dead in Synagogue Shooting Near San Diego; Officials Call It Hate Crime The authorities confirmed that one person was killed and three injured in the shooting, which happened at a synagogue in Poway, Calif., on the last day of Passover....
21:26, 04/28/2019

'Final whistle on hate': Abramovich and Kraft fight against anti-Semitism Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich flew into Boston Wednesday to watch his team defeat the New England Revolution in a soccer match that raised an estimated $4 million for organizations fighting anti-Semitism and discrimination across the world....
12:26, 05/16/2019

France seeks handle on Facebook algorithms to help combat hate speech French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against hate speech, a report commissioned by President Emmanuel Macron has concluded....
15:00, 05/10/2019

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos Maza’s claims that right-wing YouTube host Steven Crowder had repeatedly taunted him with racist, ho...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Love him or hate him, Bruins super-pest Brad Marchand always gets results Bruins star Brad Marchand's playing style is complicated. His antics, including licking players, puts focus on him, but so does his point production.        ...
16:52, 05/27/2019

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find and promote such videos, but it...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Mayor deletes Facebook account after posting hate-filled rant The mayor of a small Alabama town deleted his Facebook account amid public outrage over a hate-filled post where he suggested society should deal with “homosexuals” and “baby killers” by “killing them out.”...
01:00, 06/05/2019

‘You should be ashamed’: Conservative MP lashes out at Muslim witness during hearing on online hate A Tory MP told a Muslim witness at a hearing exploring online hate that he “should be ashamed” for linking conservative and alt-right commentators to Quebec mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette....
21:39, 05/31/2019

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

Recognizing limits of border wall, Trump turns his focus to asylum changes amid immigration surge A memo from the president directing staff to develop rule changes to dissuade migrants came after a push by senior adviser Stephen Miller, aides said....
03:26, 05/01/2019

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in two separate incidents during Friday prayers on 15...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Accused California synagogue shooter due in court to face hate crime charges A 19-year-old man accused of murdering one woman and wounding three other people at a California synagogue was due in a San Diego court on Tuesday to face hate crime charges....
18:13, 04/30/2019

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to flourish, said the UN Special Adviser on the Prev...
22:13, 05/01/2019

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in possible hate crime The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students pleaded guilty Wednesday, four years after the slayings.        ...
19:13, 06/12/2019

Michael Douglas says Steven "I hate TV movies" Spielberg killed his best shot to win at Cannes There are few people in Hollywood more obviously powerful than Steven Spielberg—certified hitmaker, multiple Oscar winner (and governor’s board member), and possibly the most famous filmmaker on the planet. Which is why it’s such a big deal when Spie...
06:39, 06/08/2019

Facebook Says Natural News Got Banned For Spam, Not For Spreading Health Misinformation and Hate Natural News was banned by Facebook over the weekend, causing founder Mike Adams to call for President Donald Trump to use military action against the tech companies. But we didn’t actually know what moved Facebook to finally ban the website. Faceboo...
15:39, 06/11/2019

Zack Snyder says only sexists hate his sexist Sucker Punch movie, which is actually about sexism, or something Zack Snyder Day comes a few times a year. It’s always unexpected, but when it happens, it’s a real treat. On this, the third (?) Zack Snyder Day of 2019, the filmmaker—who is really very good at understanding things—has blessed us with his fascinatin...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Jair Bolsonaro aides 'froth hate' for indigenous people, says sacked official Former head of indigenous affairs agency says it is seen as ‘an obstacle to national development’Brazil’s far right president, Jair Bolsonaro, is being advised by aides who “froth hate for indigenous people,” the head of Brazil’s indigenous affairs a...
00:26, 06/13/2019

It's Amazing How Much People Hate the Dodge Charger and Challenger Temporary 'Air Dam Shipping Cover' Mod Dodge installs temporary yellow air dam shipping covers onto Challengers and Chargers to protect lower fascias from damage during delivery. Instead of removing these, some owners have been keeping the covers on for aesthetic purposes, and it’s drivin...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Facebook Pilots Anti-Hate Speech Moderation Team Because, Y'know, All the Nazis and Stuff Four million. That’s the number of pieces of content on Facebook that the platform claims it took action against for containing hate speech from January to March this year, according to its most recent transparency report. (And to put a fine point on...
00:00, 05/24/2019

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more supremacist videos, such as those that promote Nazi ideology. The site is also banning hoax videos that deny the existence of the Holocaust ...
23:39, 06/05/2019

When houses of worship become targets of hate: San Diego synagogue latest in a deadly trend The brazen assault at a San Diego synagogue is one of four prominent mass attacks during worship services in the last year.        ...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Hate content pledge is a landmark in how social networks will operate, ad group chair says The "Christchurch Call," a new pledge to stop hateful content from appearing online, will have a significant impact on how social networks operate, according to Maurice Levy, chair of one of the world's largest ad groups....
15:52, 05/16/2019

Kotaku Everything Square Enix Announced At E3 2019 | Jalopnik It’s Amazing How Much People Hate the Kotaku Everything Square Enix Announced At E3 2019 | Jalopnik It’s Amazing How Much People Hate the Dodge Charger and Challenger Temporary ‘Air Dam Shipping Cover’ Mod | io9 Get Your First Look at The Avengers, Earth’s Mightiest New Video Game | Life...
17:39, 06/11/2019

Hate paying for internet service at 35,000 feet? Delta to test free in-flight Wi-Fi Delta passengers on select flights beginning May 13 will receive free high-speed Wi-Fi. The initial test will last two weeks.        ...
16:26, 05/09/2019

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad bar at Ruby Tuesdays, the moms gather in a booth at the back of the restaurant in Clarksville, north...
10:13, 05/27/2019

YouTube's Efforts to Scrub Hate Speech Spawn Vicious Reaction Online YouTube’s steps this week to block hate-based and conspiracy-mongering videos have sparked a backlash online, according to social-media intelligence firm Storyful....
04:52, 06/07/2019

In Oregon, a Murder Conviction Adds to Calls for Tougher Hate Crime Punishments A white supremacist convicted of the state’s first hate crime murder in decades could have received more jail time under a change to state law being pushed by Oregon’s attorney general....
21:26, 04/28/2019

YouTube cracks down on white supremacist videos and conspiracies in hate speech update YouTube is cracking down on hateful 'supremacist' content and conspiracy theories that claim major events didn't happen in an aggressive attempt to stop the spread of hate speech. ...
18:39, 06/05/2019

President Trump Discusses Climate Change With Prince Charles and Blames Other Countries for Inaction, Despite U.S. Emissions Surge President Donald Trump and Prince Charles discussed climate change during the President’s state visit to the U.K. this week. But Trump continued to dismiss dire concerns about climate change, faulted other countries for inaction and defended th...
21:00, 06/05/2019

Black Woman Gets a Racist Surprise with Her Drive-Thru Order: ‘I Seek Justice for This Hate Crime’ After ordering your food in the drive-thru, it’s only natural to check your receipt in order to asses the damage to your bank account. I mean, did you really need those carne asada fries?...
20:52, 06/14/2019

Football plays with fire as it merrily fans the flames of hate and division | Barney Ronay There is rapacious ambition in so many parts of this industry now, albeit often concealed behind the same mask of sickly piety worn by Sven-Göran Eriksson and his ball project“The horrible thing about the Two Minutes Hate was that it was impossible t...
23:00, 05/24/2019

‘Orange Is the New Black’s’ Diane Guerrero is an activist for immigrant youth (and knows you hate series finales) The "Doom Patrol" actress talks about how sharing her story of her parents being deported has changed her, what she's looking for in a 2020 candidate and why audiences will never be satisfied with endings....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Farrakhan insists he doesn't hate Jews, says his ideas labeled 'dangerous' because people can research them Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan defended himself Thursday after Facebook banned him earlier in the week, saying he’s doesn’t hate Jewish people, women or the LGBT community....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Cops probing anti-Semitic message at Jewish Children’s Museum as hate crime An anti-Semitic note was found on a billboard at the Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum on Thursday evening, and police are now investigating it as a hate crime, cops said. The post-it note with “Hitler is Coming” scrawled on it was found on a billboa...
09:39, 05/31/2019

Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos banned from Facebook, Instagram over hate speech rules The company said Thursday that it has also banned Louis Farrakhan, Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Alex Jones’ site, Infowars....
01:13, 05/03/2019

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roil the popular video-sharing platform....
18:00, 06/10/2019

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California will face hate crime charges An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD will be charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
23:26, 05/30/2019

Facebook Bans Far-Right Figures Including Alex Jones for Violating Hate Speech Policies (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. said it’s banning a number of controversial far-right figures, including Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and Laura Loomer, for violating the social-media company’s policies on hate speech and promoting viol...
21:26, 05/02/2019

Praising Roma’s contributions in Europe, UN expert urges end to rising intolerance and hate speech An independent United Nations expert called on Monday for immediate action to end discrimination and combat racist rhetoric against Roma, Europe’s largest minority group. ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Myanmar army chief's Twitter account suspended over anti-Rohingya hate speech Min Aung Hlaing claims his army did not use excessive force when 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar in 2017A Myanmar army general accused of masterminding genocide against the country’s Muslim Rohingya people has had his Twitter account suspended, followi...
11:52, 05/16/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians continue to be under fire in Libya; and a summit to t...
19:52, 04/29/2019

Hate the hassle of paying bag fees at the airport? American (finally) plans to offer prepay option American plans to let travelers pay for bags before they get to the airport beginning this fall. United, Delta and discount airlines already do.       ...
01:52, 06/13/2019