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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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Cypriot bishop faces hate speech inquiry over homophobic remarks Greek Orthodox cleric claimed gay men recognisable from ‘particular odour’Police in Cyprus have opened an investigation into homophobic remarks made by a controversial bishop.At the request of the island’s attorney general, investigators will examine...
07:26, 08/05/2019

NYPD investigating Megan Rapinoe posters vandalized with homophobic slurs as hate crime Posters featuring USWNT star Megan Rapinoe were vandalized with derogatory slurs in NYC subway station. NYPD's hate crimes division has opened probe.       ...
03:13, 07/11/2019

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

Birthrate in England and Wales at all-time low Rate drops by 46% from its ultimate peak in 1947 as 657,076 babies are bornThe birthrate in England and Wales has hit its lowest level since records began, government statistics have shown.In total, there were 657,076 live births in England and Wales...
01:39, 08/02/2019

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

England and Wales could battle it out to become world leaders • Cardiff winners will top rankings if All Blacks lose to Australia• World Cup warm-ups ‘like poker’, says coach Scott WisemantelAccording to the number-crunching boffins who compile World Rugby’s rankings this could be the most significant weekend f...
12:26, 08/16/2019

England’s experimental lineup looks to hit ground running against Wales • England include five new caps to face settled Wales XV • ‘We need to start winning now,’ says George FordFor an assortment of reasons England’s first Rugby World Cup warm-up Test may prove the most instructive of the lot. By accident or design it p...
04:13, 08/10/2019

Wales v England: Rugby World Cup warmup – live! Live updates from the Principality Stadium, kick-off 2.15pm (BST)England and Wales could battle it out to become world leadersFeel free to email Lee your thoughts or drop him a tweet 1.43pm BST Yes!On tattoos, James Davies has his own nickname tattoo...
14:52, 08/17/2019

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

Alzheimer’s and dementia leading cause of death in England and Wales Experts call for urgent action to tackle ‘biggest health crisis of our time’Dementia is the biggest health crisis of our time, experts have said, as statistics show the condition was the primary cause of death in England and Wales last year.Almost on...
03:00, 08/07/2019

8chan: the far-right website linked to the rise in hate crimes Three attackers in six months allegedly posted their plans on the site in advance. In an exclusive interview, Silicon Valley CEO explains his ‘moral obligation’ to keep 8chan onlineThe suspect in the massacre that left 51 Muslims dead in Christchurch...
21:00, 08/04/2019

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

Anti-LGBT hate crimes are rising, the FBI says. But it gets worse The FBI estimates 7,500 total hate crime victims annually. Household surveys show more than 200,000. How many of those are LGBTQ people?        ...
23:00, 06/28/2019

One Organisation To Blame, Says Asaduddin Owaisi On Hate Crimes Hyderabad politician Asaduddin Owaisi has blamed right wing groups under Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the ideological mentor of the BJP, for the hate crimes in the country. The Prime Minister, he......
00:13, 07/01/2019

Heather Heyer's not on this FBI list. How hate crimes become invisible It's hard to forget the searing images of a neo-Nazi driving his car into counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, two years ago today. But if you look at the federal hate crimes report, it's like it never happened at all....
15:53, 08/13/2019

Ruaridh McConnochie a doubt to make England debut against Wales • Bath wing struggling with muscle soreness• Mako Vunipola should feature against IrelandRuaridh McConnochie is a late doubt for England’s World Cup match against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday because of muscle soreness.McConnochie was due to make his...
20:00, 08/16/2019

Transport chaos across England and Wales after major power cuts Failure on National Grid network affects train services and road usersLarge parts of England and Wales have been left without electricity following a major power cut, electricity network operators have said, with a serious impact reported on rail and...
22:13, 08/09/2019

Injured McConnochie replaced by Watson for England's warm-up against Wales • Bath wing ‘pulled up a bit sore’ in training• McConnochie is only uncapped player in Eddie Jones’s squadFor the second successive week England’s chosen starting XV are proving a movable feast. Eddie Jones was forced to make four eve-of-game changes...
14:00, 08/17/2019

Wales beat England 13-6 to restore World Cup warm-up momentum "Wales beat England 13-6 in Cardiff on Saturday to go top of the official world rankings and avenge their loss in the reverse fixture last Sunday as the Rugby World Cup looms."...
18:52, 08/17/2019

| Eddie names England side for Wales warm-up clash Ruaridh McConnochie will make his England debut after overcoming a hip problem in time to start against Wales in their 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifier in Cardiff....
18:26, 08/15/2019

Ben Te’o left out of England squad to face Wales in World Cup warm-up • Mike Brown and Ben Spencer also miss out on match• Eddie Jones names his squad for Japan on MondayBen Te’o is a surprise omission from the England squad preparing to face Wales on Sunday, casting doubt on his place at the World Cup. Eddie Jones has...
23:00, 08/06/2019

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

| WATCH | Trump calls for death penalty for hate crimes US President Donald Trump is asking the Justice Department to propose legislation so that those who commit hate crimes and mass murders face the death penalty....
16:13, 08/06/2019

Rising Intolerance, Hate Crimes Can "Seriously Damage" Growth: Adi Godrej Noted industrialist Adi Godrej Saturday warned that the rising intolerance, hate crimes and moral policing can "seriously damage" economic growth of the nation....
13:52, 07/13/2019

Ben Te’o left out of England squad to face Wales in World Cup warm-up game • Mike Brown and Ben Spencer also miss out on match• Eddie Jones names his squad for Japan on MondayBen Te’o is a surprise omission from the England squad preparing to face Wales on Sunday, casting doubt on his place at the World Cup. Eddie Jones has...
18:39, 08/06/2019

England ready for fierce World Cup warm-ups against Wales, says Elliot Daly • England out to build on intense training work in Treviso• Daly: ‘It will be similar to a Six Nations game’Elliot Daly is expecting full-blown Test match intensity during England’s back-to-back World Cup warm-up matches against Wales, with Eddie Jon...
03:00, 08/04/2019

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

Wales close Principality roof to create ‘fortress’ atmosphere for England • Wales’ plan to keep changes to minimum hit by Anscombe injury• Duncan Taylor, John Barclay back for Scotland against FranceMatches between Wales and England in Cardiff this decade have tended to be preceded by a skirmish over the roof at the Princi...
20:00, 08/14/2019

Lyme disease in England and Wales is most common in older, white women An analysis of hospital records has found that people with Lyme disease in hospitals in England and Wales tend to be white, female and relatively affluent...
04:52, 08/15/2019

England vs Wales live stream: how to watch international rugby online from anywhere The road to Japan starts at Twickenham today in yet another battle for rugby union supremacy between England and Wales. Today's Test match marks the third time the two teams have met in eight months. Don't miss out on any of the action...
15:13, 08/11/2019

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

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

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

James Fields Jr. receives life in prison for Charlottesville hate crimes An Ohio man received life in prison on federal hate crimes charges Friday for driving his car into a crowd full of counterprotesters during a Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017....
23:00, 06/28/2019

4 Teenagers Charged With Hate Crimes in London Bus Attack on Lesbian Couple Four teenagers have been charged with hate crimes for an attack on a lesbian couple on a London bus in May that left the women bloodied and needing hospital treatment. Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend Chris (who did not give media her last name) s...
15:26, 07/26/2019

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

England reach semi-finals with thrilling victory over Thailand, Scotland down Wales "England came from behind three times to secure a thrilling 4-3 victory over Thailand on Saturday as they reached the semi-finals of the snooker World Cup."...
22:52, 06/29/2019

Willi Heinz handed vice-captain role on England debut against Wales Scrum-half Heinz and Ruaridh McConnochie make Test debutsGeorge Ford replaces Owen Farrell at fly-half and as captainAlun Wyn Jones to become Wales’ most-capped playerWilli Heinz has been named as vice-captain for his England debut against Wales on S...
14:13, 08/09/2019

ECB transgender policy: England and Wales Cricket Board not expecting to make significant changes The England and Wales Cricket Board will conduct a "business as usual" review into its transgender policy but the governing body is not expecting to announce significant changes....
21:13, 08/15/2019

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

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

Experts expose ‘significant correlation’ between political rhetoric, rise in hate crimes “We see a correlation around the time of statements of political leaders and fluctuations in hate crimes,” said Brian Levin. “Could there be other intervening causes? Yes. But it’s certainly a significant correlation that can’t be ignored.”...
01:00, 08/09/2019

California man accused of hate crimes sent letters threatening to shoot minorities, prosecutors say California prosecutors have filed 10 felony charges against a 62-year-old man Tuesday after he allegedly mailed greeting cards—threatening to shoot minority homeowners and property managers, who moved into his neighborhood. ...
20:13, 07/18/2019

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

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

El Paso shooting suspect booked on capital murder charges; possible hate crimes The 21-year-old lone suspect in Saturday's massacre at a Walmart Supercenter in El Paso, Texas, that killed 20 people is being held on state capital murder charges and his actions are being investigated as as federal hat...
13:00, 08/05/2019

Cuomo proposes NY law to treat mass-casualty hate crimes as domestic terrorism New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation Thursday that would treat mass-casualty hate crimes as domestic terrorism, with convicted perpetrators automatically sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole....
08:00, 08/16/2019

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

Harlequins centre Joe Marchant drafted into England squad ahead of World Cup warm-up against Wales Harlequins centre Joe Marchant will be hoping to impress Eddie Jones this week after being drafted into the England squad ahead of Saturday's match with Wales....
08:26, 08/15/2019

Wales vs England live stream: how to watch today's international rugby 2019 online from anywhere After a somewhat one-sided 33-19 match last weekend at Twickenham, Wales and England will be facing off for the second match of a double-header in preparation for the Rugby World Cup 2019. Make sure you don't miss any of the action with our comp...
22:39, 08/17/2019

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

England vs Wales clash is final chance for World Cup hopefuls to catch the eye of early-bird Eddie Jones England face Wales at Twickenham on Sunday in the first of four warm-up matches to prepare for the World Cup but, in truth, their road to Japan started four years ago....
06:13, 08/10/2019

England coach Steve Borthwick calls on Wales fans to raise roof in bid to recreate World Cup atmosphere England want Wales fans to create a raucous atmosphere under the roof of the Principality Stadium because it will act as perfect preparation for the World Cup....
16:52, 08/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke says we have '10 years' left to tackle climate change, blames Trump for rise in hate crimes Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, has made a series of eyebrow-raising claims in a new interview, including that we have 10 years to fix climate change and that President Trump is responsible for a rise in hate crimes across the country....
21:39, 06/21/2019

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

4 teens charged with hate crimes after 'disgusting, misogynistic' attack on two LGBT women on London bus Four teenagers have been charged with aggravated hate crimes after an attack on a London bus against two LGBT women.        ...
08:00, 07/26/2019

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

Model Carissa Pinkston lied about being transgender after transphobic comments Fashion model Carissa Pinkston, who recently admitted to lying about being transgender after making anti-trans comments online, now says she's “taking full responsibility” for her actions....
23:39, 07/31/2019

‘Beyond reasonable doubt’, international court convicts notorious DR Congo rebel leader of war crimes, crimes against humanity The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, found former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda guilty “beyond reasonable doubt”, of 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, in the volatile Ituri district of the Democratic Republic o...
20:26, 07/08/2019

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

Ion Fury Studio Apologizes For Developers' 'Sexist And Transphobic' Comments, Will Patch Out Offensive Jokes The developer of the acclaimed new retro shooter Ion Fury has apologized for what it referred to as “sexist and transphobic” comments made by two of its employees on Discord. It has also promised to patch out several “homophobic” jokes that were incl...
07:39, 08/20/2019

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

After hate-motivated shooting, what are the hate crime laws in Arizona? PHOENIX – After a weekend of mass shootings, communities are reeling, with some asking for more regulation against possible hate crimes. Arizona does not have a separate crime for one motivated by hate for someone’s race, faith, identity ...
01:52, 08/10/2019

Define 'Homophobic' Imagine my surprise when late last week, I, an out gay man, found myself enrolled in an online course on homophobia that was attempting to teach me something I didn’t know. I thought I’d seen it all: the withering glances, the systemic discrimination...
19:39, 07/15/2019

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

In 1989, The Frogs took a chainsaw to homophobic stereotypes There was a period of time in the ’90s when it seemed like Milwaukee-based The Frogs were going to be one of those weird cult acts that somehow blew up into mainstream success. Thanks to championing on the part of some of the biggest rock stars in th...
01:14, 08/19/2019

Woman launches homophobic attack on gay couple in the UK A woman hurled homophobic slurs at a gay couple in the UK before attacking them – and even encouraged a young girl she was with to take part in the tirade, the victims and police said. Simon Jenkins, 33, and his partner Ben Drawer, 21, were holding h...
16:00, 06/17/2019

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

Four teenagers charged over homophobic attack on London bus Boys aged between 15 and 17 to appear at youth court charged with aggravated hate crimeFour teenage boys have been charged with an aggravated hate crime after a suspected homophobic attack on two women on a London bus.Melania Geymonat, 28, and her gi...
22:00, 07/25/2019

Could an independent Wales go it alone? Wales is not too poor to be an independent nation. The ex-first minister of Wales believes so anyway, though others are less sure. So, how would Wales fare economically if it had to go it alone in a post-Brexit world?...
18:39, 08/09/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How a Rugby Star’s Homophobic Posts Got Australians Arguing About Religion If there is one way to drag Australians, who pride themselves on their easygoing nature, into talking about divisive social issues, it is for those issues to intrude onto the sports field....
22:13, 07/01/2019

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

Brazil fined for homophobic chants at Copa America opener RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — South America’s soccer body has fined Brazil $15,000 because of homophobic chants during Copa America’s opening match in Sao Paulo. CONMEBOL informed the Brazilian soccer confederation on Thursday that it was being f...
05:26, 06/28/2019

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

LGBTQ student group receives homophobic threat over voicemail An official at a Lower Manhattan organization that supports LGBTQ students received a homophobic voicemail during Pride Month, cops said Monday. The 32-year-old employee of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Educational Network on William Street received ...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Gay couple assaulted, robbed by people using homophobic slur: Police WASHINGTON — A Washington, D.C., man says he and his boyfriend were attacked by a group of more than 10 people, some of whom used homophobic slurs. Karl Craven tells The Washington Post and he and Braden Brecht had just left a city bar Sunday morning...
12:26, 06/20/2019

'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

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

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

‘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

'Hell awaits you': Court to rule on Folau's homophobic comment Israel Folau says court proceedings against Rugby Australia are underway after his playing contract was terminated following homophobic comments on social media....
16:26, 08/01/2019

Sponsor backs sacking of rugby star after homophobic comments The major sponsor of the Australian rugby team has backed the sacking of Israel Folau for homophobic comments a day after the player renewed his stance in a church sermon....
18:39, 06/17/2019

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

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

MLS Coach Fired Over Unhinged, Multi-Phase Homophobic Meltdown Real Salt Lake head coach Mike Petke was fired by the team Sunday, a little over two weeks after his meltdown at the end of his team’s 1–0 loss to Tigres UANL in the Leagues Cup. Between then and now Petke was hit with three different suspensions plu...
05:52, 08/13/2019

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

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

Two dead after being hit by train in south Wales Police say they are working to identify pair struck on tracks near Port TalbotTwo people have died after being struck by a train on tracks near Port Talbot in south Wales, police have said.In a statement, British Transport Police (BTP) said: “Shortly...
15:39, 07/03/2019

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

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

Philadelphia cops will lose jobs over racist, homophobic Facebook posts More than a dozen Philadelphia police officers will be fired after a series of racist, homophobic and violent Facebook posts that they allegedly shared were exposed by a watchdog group, the city’s top cop announced. At least 13 officers were determin...
23:13, 07/19/2019

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

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

Puerto Rico: new protests loom against governor's sexist and homophobic texts Ricardo Rosselló resisting calls to resign over leaked messagesTens of thousands to take to streets of San JuanPuerto Rico is bracing for large demonstrations in the capital city of San Juan on Wednesday evening as the scandal engulfing the US territ...
23:39, 07/17/2019

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters against governor's homophobic texts Teargas and rubber bullets used to disperse huge demonstration following leak of Ricardo Rosselló sexist slursThousands of protesters in Puerto Rico have clashed with riot police, as volleys of teargas and rubber bullets were used to disperse a mostl...
11:26, 07/18/2019

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

USWNT’s Ashlyn Harris fires back at estranged teammate: ‘You are homophobic’ Ashlyn Harris helped the USWNT defend its World Cup title, and when it came to defending the character of her and her teammates, she was also up to task. When an interview with former U.S. teammate Jaelene Hinkle resurfaced on Twitter where she claim...
04:26, 07/16/2019

Real Salt Lake fires coach after he used homophobic slur toward referees Real Salt Lake on Sunday fired head coach Mike Petke two weeks after he used a homophobic slur in Spanish at Spanish referees during a Leagues Cup game against Tigres UANL....
18:13, 08/13/2019

Polish rights campaigners gather in Warsaw to condemn homophobic violence Over 1,000 people gathered in Warsaw on Saturday in support of LGBT rights a week after the first pride march in the city of Bialystok was marred by violence....
17:00, 07/27/2019

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

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

Sammy Lee and Mickey McDonagh, Wales’ new hopes Sammy Lee and Mickey McDonagh tell Matt Bevan how they're now pushing for recognition The post Sammy Lee and Mickey McDonagh, Wales’ new hopes appeared first on Boxing News....
13:52, 08/21/2019

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

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

Brazil soccer team fined for homophobic chants at Copa America opener South America's soccer body has fined Brazil $15,000 because of homophobic chants during Copa America's opening match in Sao Paulo.       ...
15:13, 06/28/2019

NASCAR Looking Into Homophobic Comments Allegedly Made Over Truck Series Team Radio A NASCAR official confirmed to Jalopnik Friday that it’s looking into claims of homophobic comments communicated over a team radio during the Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday night, in response to on-track disputes between play...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Puerto Rico: protesters urge governor to quit after leak of homophobic messages Thousands march against Ricardo Rosselló after chats revealed sexist language and anti-gay remarks about singer Ricky MartinThousands of protesters have marched in Puerto Rico’s capital city for a third day to call for the resignation of Governor Ric...
21:26, 07/16/2019

Blow for Wales as Gareth Anscombe is ruled out of World Cup • Fly-half sustains knee injury in defeat against England• Taulupe Faletau already ruled out because of injuryWales have been dealt a second World Cup injury blow with the fly-half Gareth Anscombe being ruled out of the tournament.The Ospreys No 10, ...
01:52, 08/13/2019

RWE to shut Wales coal-fired power plant Challenging market conditions in the UK for coal-fired power generation are forcing RWE to close its 1.56 gigawatt plant in Wales, the company has said....
07:13, 08/02/2019

RWE to close coal-fired power plant in Wales RWE on Thursday said it would close its 1.56 gigawatt (GW) Aberthaw B power plant in Wales due to challenging market conditions for coal-fired power capacity in Britain....
14:26, 08/01/2019

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

Wales captain Jones extends contract to 2021 Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones has ended speculation over his future by signing a contract extension with the Ospreys and the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) until June 2021....
15:39, 07/09/2019

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

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

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

Warren Gatland to take Chiefs job after Wales but will take year out for Lions • New Zealander will return to homeland to coach home province• Gatland will take 12 months out from August 2020 for Lions roleWarren Gatland is to split his role as British and Irish Lions coach with a new job in Super Rugby in charge of the Chiefs....
01:00, 06/28/2019

Petter and Oliver Solberg team up for WRC's Wales Rally GB Petter and Oliver Solberg will enter October's Wales Rally GB as a two-car team to start one World Rally Championship career and bring another to a close...
14:52, 07/24/2019

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

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

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

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

USWNT’s Ashlyn Harris calls former teammate Jaelene Hinkle ‘homophobic’ after old interview resurfaces USWNT’s Ashlyn Harris accused her former teammate, Jaelene Hinkle, of homophobia Monday after an old interview resurfaced on Twitter in which Hinkle spoke of her refusal to wear a pro-LGBTQ jersey....
12:39, 07/16/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Masar finishes dead last in Princess of Wales’s Stakes on day of shocks Charlie Appleby’s horse fades on second start in 13 monthsAll seven favourites on Newmarket card beaten This first day of the July Festival here was one that the punters will want to forget, when the smart money found its way to the Pimm’s bar or the...
20:52, 07/11/2019

Wales to start Dan Biggar at No 10 as Warren Gatland seeks more ‘edge’ • Coach: ‘We felt it important that Dan starts the game’ • ‘Players are aware they’re under pressure against England’Warren Gatland expects his grand slam champions to show more urgency against England in Cardiff on Saturday after Sunday’s defeat at ...
12:26, 08/16/2019

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

Wales ‘in a good place’ says Warren Gatland with No 1 spot in sight • Wales could top rankings with favourable weekend results• Grand Slam champions choose strong side for TwickenhamWhen Eddie Jones took charge of England, one of his goals was to supplant the All Blacks at the top of the world rankings before the sta...
04:13, 08/10/2019

South Wales police to use facial recognition apps on phones Force testing app that lets officers run snapshot through ‘watchlist’ to identify suspectsSouth Wales police are to have a facial recognition app installed on their phones to identify suspects without having to take them to a police station.The force...
02:13, 08/08/2019

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

Via partners with BusBot to launch autonomous bus trial in New South Wales Ride-sharing startup Via will launch a driverless shuttle program in New South Wales, Australia, in partnership with local bus operator Busways.Read More...
20:39, 07/11/2019

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

Street in Wales wins record for world's steepest – video A street in north-west Wales has been crowned the world's steepest. Ffordd Pen Llech in the historic town of Harlech has a gradient of 37.5% at its steepest point, knocking Baldwin Street in Dunedin, New Zealand, off the top spot. Gwyn Headley, who l...
21:26, 07/16/2019

Wales’ Taulupe Faletau out of Rugby World Cup with broken collarbone • Injury-hit No 8 suffers setback in training and needs surgery• ‘Innocuous training ground incident’ resulted in breakWales will be without one of their most experienced and influential forwards in the World Cup after their Lions No 8 Taulupe Faleta...
18:26, 08/01/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Mysterious Mass Grave Found in Wales May Contain Bodies of Vikings’ Slaves Archaeologists have uncovered a mysterious mass grave dating back 1,600 years in Wales containing the remains of 86 individuals.  ...
02:13, 08/05/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Israel Folau starts legal action against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs Israel Folau has formally begun legal proceedings against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs following his dismissal for a code of conduct breach....
16:00, 08/01/2019

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

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

Brecon and Radnorshire by-election LIVE: Counting underway in key mid-Wales vote in first major challenge for Boris Johnson Counting is underway in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, a key vote which is seen as a major test in the early stages of Boris Johnson's premiership....
02:52, 08/02/2019

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

'Old Town Road' rapper Lil Nas X faces down homophobic comments after coming out Lil Nas X is laughing off homophobic comments after the viral "Old Town Road" rapper came out as gay because… "Can't nobody tell me nothing."        ...
06:39, 07/03/2019

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

ATF: Rifles used in just 13% of crimes Most shooting crimes are done with pistols not rifles, despite Washington’s focus on AR and AK guns in its reaction to the weekend’s two mass slayings conducted with assault-style weapons....
22:13, 08/05/2019

Team Wales or Brothers Grim? The Truth About Prince William's Relationship With Prince Harry Through the Years It's done. Prince William and Prince Harry have severed yet another link between them, the Royal Foundation confirming this week that Harry and Meghan Markle will be forming their......
13:00, 06/21/2019

'Kill the problem': Leaders resign over Alabama mayor's homophobic Facebook post Leaders of an Alabama city have resigned after the mayor posted a homophobic Facebook comment about "killing out" gay and transgender people.        ...
19:13, 07/10/2019

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

Medicare-for-all might not cause surge in hospital use (Reuters Health) - Medicare-for-all and other versions of universal coverage being proposed for the U.S. by several presidential hopefuls wouldn't necessarily lead more people to seek hospital care, a new analysis suggests....
23:39, 07/23/2019

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

DRC warlord 'the Terminator' convicted of war crimes Bosco Ntaganda is found guilty at ICC of charges including directing massacres of civiliansA warlord responsible for mass murder, rape and abduction in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been convicted of war crimes by the international crimina...
18:52, 07/08/2019

Congolese warlord convicted of war crimes A Congolese general and rebel leader known as "the Terminator" was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court on Monday....
13:00, 07/15/2019

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

ICC convicts Congo's Ntaganda of war crimes Judges at the International Criminal Court on Monday convicted Bosco Ntaganda, a former Congolese military leader, on charges of atrocities including murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers....
13:00, 07/08/2019

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

UPS Rides a Surge in Overnight Air Shipments United Parcel Service posted higher profit in the second quarter as revenue rose and it prepares to take on FedEx Corp. for a larger slice of e-commerce delivery volume....
18:00, 07/24/2019

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

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

Bitcoin not built to last, despite recent surge Last week we saw bitcoin, the great hope of cryptocurrency, skyrocket to over $13,000. It was in the vicinity of $3,200 as recently as December. Why? Maybe it was Facebook’s new venture into creating its own digital currency, Libra — although, if tha...
05:00, 06/30/2019

I Didn't Think The Surge Was For Me Until I Saw It In A Netflix Show I had no intention of ever playing The Surge. It looked boring, overly familiar, and mostly desolate, like a dozen other third-person action games by studios I’d never really heard of in which some dude, always some dude, is on a mission to wreck shi...
06:00, 08/01/2019

Republicans rattled after surge of retirements The House GOP has been smacked by a wave of retirements over the past few weeks — but some Republicans fear the worst is yet to come.With the GOP relegated to the minority for the first time in eight years, a mix of veteran and vulnerable members hav...
02:52, 08/01/2019

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

What's behind Great Lakes investment surge? It's a big year for auto industry investment in the traditional corners of the Midwest. Center for Automotive Research monitor Bernard Swiecki delves into why....
10:52, 08/12/2019

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

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

'Bachelor in Paradise' star Demi Burnett slams 'homophobic' trolls after coming out "Bachelor in Paradise" star Demi Burnett, who will embark on the dating franchise's first same-sex relationship, received backlash over her sexuality.        ...
18:13, 07/25/2019

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

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

Navy SEAL War Crimes Witness Says He Was the Killer The surprise testimony may upend the trial of Chief Edward Gallagher, a SEAL platoon leader accused of murder and other crimes after a deployment in Iraq....
00:00, 06/21/2019

Germany to put 92-year old man on trial for Nazi crimes A 92-year old German man will go on trial in October charged with helping to murder 5,230 prisoners, many of them Jewish, at a Nazi death camp in World War Two, prosecutors said on Thursday....
17:00, 08/08/2019

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

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

U.N. investigator reports possible fresh war crimes in Myanmar Myanmar security forces and insurgents are committing human rights violations against civilians in restive western states that may amount to fresh war crimes, a United Nations investigator said on Tuesday....
23:39, 07/02/2019

R. Kelly denied bail in sex crimes case A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the R&B artist R. Kelly to jail without bail, delivering a blow to the performer as he faces mounting legal trouble related to accusations of sexual misconduct with minors....
07:52, 07/17/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Man from ‘Meet the Putmans’ found not guilty of gun crimes BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man who appeared with his family on the TLC show “Meet the Putmans” has been acquitted of gun crimes. MLive.com reports that a jury in Bay City returned its verdict Friday in 33-year-old Brandon Putman...
16:26, 06/29/2019

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

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

Bosco Ntaganda, ‘The Terminator,’ Is Convicted of War Crimes by I.C.C. The former military commander in Congo was convicted over his role in murder, rape and sexual slavery in an ethnic conflict in a mineral-rich region....
13:00, 07/08/2019

R. Kelly facing sex crimes charges in Minnesota Minnesota authorities are charging R. Kelly with two counts of prostitution and solicitation involving a girl under 18 for an alleged 2001 incident.        ...
05:00, 08/06/2019

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

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

Why is Germany putting an Afghan man on trial for war crimes? An Afghan man is facing charges of war crimes at a Munich court. He isn't a German citizen, nor were his alleged crimes committed in Germany. So why is he being tried in the country?...
01:00, 07/06/2019

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

Stocks surge after Fed signals probable rate cut Wall Street just got a shot in the arm from the Federal Reserve. Stocks notched fresh highs — with the S&P briefly topping 3,000 for the first time ever — after the Fed signaled it’s poised to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a deca...
06:26, 07/11/2019

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

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

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

Mussolini’s birthplace cashes in on the surge of far-right tourism Thousands of curious visitors – and fascists – descend on the Apennine townDressed in black T-shirts, their arms inked with tattoos, Fabrizio and Mameli Gamberini are on their yearly homage trip to Predappio, the birth town and burial place of Benito...
04:13, 07/28/2019

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

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

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

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

'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

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

RBS hands Treasury £1bn in dividends as profits surge Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), still majority-owned by the taxpayer after its 2008 bailout, is handing the Treasury a second £1bn dividend payout following a surge in profits....
15:13, 08/02/2019

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

RBS to hand taxpayer £1bn dividend as profits surge The Royal Bank of Scotland is to hand the Government a windfall of more than £1 billion next month after its strongest financial performance since being rescued by the taxpayer at the height of the financial crisis....
12:52, 08/02/2019

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

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

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

Democratic divisions surge into public view Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology surged into public view as the party's leading presidential contenders faced off in a fiery debate in Miami over who is best positioned to take on President Donald Trump. (June 28)   &#...
11:26, 06/28/2019

Stocks Surge on China's New Nasdaq-Like Market China’s new market for homegrown technology companies opened with a bang, with stocks doubling, tripling or more than quadrupling in value on its first day....
07:26, 07/22/2019

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

Behind the numbers: Mets’ second-half surge explained The Mets are 19-5 over their last 24 games, and it’s largely because of these numbers: 1.33: Zack Wheeler’s ERA in 20¹/₃ innings 1.78: Noah Syndergaard’s ERA in 35¹/₃ innings 9: Home runs by Michael Conforto 2.35: The starters’ ERA 2.91: The bu...
10:39, 08/08/2019

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

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

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

Sri Lanka reinstates death penalty for drug crimes COLOMBO – Sri Lanka’s president on Wednesday signed death sentences for four people convicted of drug-related offenses in a decision analysts said is aimed at boosting his chances of re-election later this year. Maithripala Sirisena was elected...
18:13, 06/26/2019

Navy SEAL's trial for war crimes begins in San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. President Donald Tr...
02:52, 06/18/2019

ICC convicts Congolese rebel leader known as 'The Terminator' with war crimes The International Criminal Court has convicted a notorious rebel commander known as "The Terminator" of 18 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery for his role in atrocities in a bloody ethnic confli...
12:13, 07/08/2019

NYC posts record low in murders, other major crimes: cops Murders in New York have reached an all-time low, police announced Monday as they revealed “record” reductions in major crimes — along with an uptick in shootings. There have been just 135 murders reported since the beginning of the year — narrowly e...
02:39, 07/09/2019

R. Kelly to appear in court again for latest hearing on sex-crimes case R. Kelly will appear in court Wednesday for the latest hearing on the sexual-assault charges pending against him.        ...
16:26, 06/26/2019

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

Trump, without offering evidence, accuses Mueller of crimes U.S. President Donald Trump, without offering evidence, on Wednesday directly accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller of committing a crime, saying Mueller had illegally "terminated" FBI communications as part of his Russia investigation....
02:00, 06/27/2019

Navy SEAL Goes on Trial in Troubled War-Crimes Case The prosecution of Edward Gallagher, a decorated SEAL platoon leader accused of shooting civilians and murdering a wounded captive, has been roiled by leaks, missteps and a recanting witness....
20:52, 06/17/2019

Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in sex crimes....
22:52, 07/10/2019

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

Serbia sentences ex-soldiers for 1991 war crimes in Croatia Serbia’s special war crimes court sentenced eight former Yugoslav Army soldiers and paramilitaries on Thursday to prison terms of between four and eight years for the killings of 28 Croat civilians during the 1991-1995 war....
21:00, 06/20/2019

Kosovo's PM quits after being called to Hague war crimes court Kosovo's Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said on Friday he was resigning because he had been called to a war crimes court in The Hague to answer questions from prosecutors related to Kosovo's violent independence struggle....
18:13, 07/19/2019

Kosovo Leader Resigns After Being Called to War Crimes Court Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, a former commander of the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army, urged President Hashim Thaci to call an early parliamentary election....
21:13, 07/19/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and defended himself against criticism over the way he handled the case as a former federal prosecutor....
21:39, 07/09/2019

| 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

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

U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes had confidence of his immediate superior The immediate superior of a Navy SEAL standing trial charged with murdering a helpless Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians testified on Wednesday he had complete confidence in the defendant's combat tactics and decision-making....
04:26, 06/27/2019

US Navy SEAL's Trial For War Crimes Begins In San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a US Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has......
05:00, 06/18/2019

Jeffrey Epstein charged with federal sex trafficking crimes Some victims were just 14 years old, prosecutors allegeBillionaire sex offender pleads not guilty in New York courtThe billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has pleaded not guilty to charges of sex trafficking conspiracy and sex trafficking contai...
01:39, 07/09/2019

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

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 Navy SEAL Acquitted Of Most Serious Charges In War Crimes Trial A US Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with committing war crimes in Iraq was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other counts except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a......
09:00, 07/03/2019

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

International court convicts Congo's Ntaganda of war crimes International Criminal Court judges on Monday convicted former Congolese military leader Bosco Ntaganda for atrocities including murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers....
20:52, 07/08/2019

Man arrested at JFK Airport accused of 'terror-related' crimes Law enforcement sources say that New York authorities have arrested a man at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens on "terror-related" charges, according to a report by NBC 4 in New York....
22:26, 07/26/2019

U.S. Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in war crimes trial A U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes in Iraq was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other charges except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a captive Islamic State fighter....
03:13, 07/03/2019

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

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

'Terminator' faces life in jail for war crimes in Congo An ex-rebel commander known as The Terminator for his role in violent crusades in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court (ICC)....
14:26, 07/08/2019

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

Revealed: Assault, robbery and blackmail among crimes in parliament Crimes reported in parliament have soared by nearly 50% in the last two years, with offences including assault, robbery, blackmail and drug possession, Sky News can reveal....
08:39, 07/01/2019

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

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

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

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

WeWork Bond Prices Surge on Buyback Hopes WeWork’s debt is surging following the company’s S-1 filing for a proposed IPO, as investors bet the company could retire bonds before they mature in 2025....
05:13, 08/16/2019

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

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

Wimbledon day 10: Williams and Halep surge into final – video Day 10 of Wimbledon was women's semi-final day, with Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Barbora Strycova and Elina Svitolina competing for a place in the final Continue reading......
04:39, 07/13/2019

China's Tencent cautious after surge in quarterly profit China's Tencent Holdings , the world's largest gaming company by revenue, warned on Wednesday of a difficult economic environment even as it reported a better-than-expected 35% jump in quarterly profit....
20:00, 08/14/2019

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

U.S. border surge eases but detention conditions grim The record surge of Central American families at the U.S. southwest border has begun to ease after tougher enforcement efforts in Mexico but conditions in migrant detention facilities remain dire, according to Mexican and U.S. officials....
12:52, 07/03/2019

'Boris bounce': UK Conservatives surge in opinion poll Britain's Conservative Party has opened up a 10-point lead over the opposition Labour Party since Boris Johnson took over as prime minister, an opinion poll showed....
07:52, 07/28/2019

Why One of America’s Whitest States Is Getting a Surge of African Migrants The migrants have been arriving in Portland, Maine, by the dozens. The surge has opened a debate in the city, which needs new residents but also has filled its shelters....
20:26, 06/23/2019

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

Wall Street cheers Twitter revenue surge Shares in Twitter have risen sharply after it reported better than expected quarterly revenues and user numbers while at the same time recording a big drop in "spammy or malicious behaviour"....
18:00, 07/26/2019

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

Yes Bank Shares Surge, Reclaim Rs 100-Mark After 7 Sessions Yes Bank stock price news: Yes Bank share price today: Yes Bank shares jumped 10.89% jump from their previous close of Rs 93.20 apiece on the BSE. On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), Yes Bank......
18:39, 07/16/2019

Pence says new satellites will boost storm surge warnings MIAMI (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says the National Hurricane Center will improve its storm surge warnings this season thanks to three new satellites. After touring the center in Miami on Tuesday, Pence also said that for the first time the cent...
02:26, 06/26/2019

'NBA 2K', 'Grand Theft Auto V' help Take-Two surge past estimates Videogame publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast on Monday, boosted by the success of its games "NBA 2K", "Grand Theft Auto V" and "Red Dead Redemption 2", sending its shares up 7% in extended trading....
01:52, 08/06/2019

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

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

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

NBA 2K, Grand Theft Auto V help Take-Two surge past estimates Videogame publisher Take-Two Interactive Software raised its full-year revenue forecast on Monday, based on the success of its games NBA 2K, Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption 2....
05:26, 08/06/2019

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

'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

Futures surge as U.S.-China restart trade talks U.S. stock index futures rose sharply on Monday, with chipmakers making handsome gains, as trade tensions between the United States and China eased after both sides agreed to restart talks....
15:26, 07/01/2019

Dow futures surge more than 100 points on hopes of aggressive easing from the Fed U.S. stock index futures continued to surge Friday morning after two influential Federal Reserve officials hinted at more aggressive policy easing from the central bank....
10:52, 07/19/2019

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

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

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

Expected Surge in Oil Supply and Tariffs Add to Glut Concern Growth in oil supply is expected to accelerate next year as production increases. The U.S. benchmark for crude fell the most in four years as President Trump threatened new tariffs, before partly recovering....
17:39, 08/02/2019

Gun-related incidents surge at Walmarts after El Paso shooting At least four gun-related incidents have been reported at Walmarts across the country — including a murder outside a California store — since Saturday’s mass shooting at an outlet in El Paso, according to local reports. In the latest incident, an uni...
02:39, 08/09/2019

Expected Oil Supply Surge Sustains Bear Market Growth in oil supply is forecast to accelerate next year in a global wave of production, keeping crude prices mired in a bear market and possibly lowering fuel prices for consumers....
15:13, 08/01/2019

China on red alert as typhoon threatens storm surge China has issued a red alert as a typhoon bringing torrential rain and gales descends on its eastern coast, threatening an intense storm surge up the Yangtze river....
00:39, 08/10/2019

Murders in Mexico surge to record in first half of 2019 Murders in Mexico jumped in the first half of the year to the highest on record, according to official data, underscoring the vast challenges President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces in reducing violence in the cartel-ravaged country....
01:13, 07/22/2019

Slack starts trade with surge, valued at more than $23 billion The initial public offering of Slack Technologies Inc, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, opened at a price of $38.50 per share, valuing it at more than $23 billion, well above the $16 billion reference point set by the ...
18:39, 06/20/2019

Oil prices surge after Iran allegedly shoots down US drone Oil prices rose Thursday by more than 3 percent to above $63 a barrel after Iran said it destroyed a US drone near the Strait of Hormuz. Expectations that the US Federal Reserve could soon cut interest rates, stimulating growth in the world’s l...
16:26, 06/20/2019

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it matches the House’s plans....
04:39, 06/20/2019

Gun sales surge fueled by first-timers, mostly for ‘concealed’ pistols Gun sales are surging after the weekend mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, fueled by first-time buyers seeking pistols they can carry with them for protection....
18:39, 08/08/2019

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

| 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

Bill Clinton claims he ‘knows nothing’ about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes Former President Bill Clinton released a statement on Monday night, distancing himself from convicted pedophile — and onetime friend — Jeffrey Epstein, who is facing a slew of new charges. “President Clinton knows nothing about the terrible cri...
02:52, 07/09/2019

The suspects in Canada killings are believed dead, but what led to the crimes is still a mystery A manhunt for two suspects in a series of killings in remote northern Canada appears to have ended with the discovery of the fugitives' bodies, police say....
18:13, 08/08/2019

Trump administration reinstates death penalty for federal crimes The Trump administration has reinstated the US government's power to order the death penalty for federal crimes - and has started by immediately scheduling five executions....
19:26, 07/25/2019

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

Land Disputes Behind Most Violent Crimes In Bihar, Says Nitish Kumar Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday stressed on the need for minimising land disputes, asserting that these were responsible for the most violent crimes taking place in the state....
05:13, 08/03/2019

International prosecutor seeks war crimes charges against Mali suspect The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday asked judges to approve war crimes and crimes against humanity charges against a man suspected of committing atrocities in Timbuktu in Mali....
20:52, 07/08/2019

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

Trump Gloats About Helping Navy SEAL Dodge War Crimes Rap The president bragged on Wednesday about Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher beating nearly all war crime charges, including pre-meditated murder....
22:13, 07/03/2019

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

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

Awards Given To Lawyers In US Navy SEAL War Crimes Trial Revoked U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer on Wednesday revoked awards given to several military prosecutors in the court-martial of a Navy SEAL who was acquitted of murdering an Iraqi prisoner but convicted......
06:26, 08/01/2019

U.S. Navy SEAL spared jail but demoted after war crimes trial A U.S. Navy SEAL platoon commander acquitted of murdering a captured Islamic State fighter but convicted of unlawfully posing for photos with his dead body was sentenced on Wednesday to a demotion in rank and pay....
04:00, 07/04/2019

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

DR Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda faces war crimes judgment at ICC The International Criminal Court is to hand down a verdict in the trial of a former Congolese general on Monday. Bosco Ntaganda has been charged with crimes including using child soldiers and rape....
01:00, 07/06/2019

New York gangs are using emojis as a secret language to plan crimes Police say violent city street toughs have turned to cutesy emoji and other digital imagery to communicate with each other, using seemingly innocuous symbols as tools of murder, assault, rape and robbery....
11:00, 08/04/2019

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

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

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

Police seek smart doorbell networks to solve crimes Police departments across the U.S. are asking residents to register their security cameras so they can quickly request footage if an incident occurs nearby.       ...
20:26, 06/17/2019

Prince Andrew Says He Is ‘Appalled’ by Jeffrey Epstein’s Alleged Crimes Buckingham Palace has issued a statement on behalf of Prince Andrew regarding the Jeffrey Epstein case, saying the Prince is “appalled” by Epstein’s alleged crimes. The statement comes shortly after the Daily Mail published footage ...
23:39, 08/19/2019

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

War crimes murder trial of Navy SEAL due to start in San Diego Jury selection was set to begin on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. Presiden...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Bahrain Executes 3 Men, Including 2 Shiite Activists on ‘Terrorism Crimes’ The two activists were convicted in a mass terrorism trial in connection with the killing a police officer. Amnesty International says they were tortured into confessing....
11:52, 07/27/2019

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

US Navy SEAL Spared Jail But Demoted After War Crimes Trial A US Navy SEAL platoon commander acquitted of murdering a captured Islamic State fighter but convicted of unlawfully posing for photos with his dead body was sentenced on Wednesday to a demotion in......
01:52, 07/04/2019

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

Todd Chrisley Says He Has ''Nothing to Hide'' Over Alleged Financial Crimes Indictment Todd Chrisley has "nothing to hide" amid rumors of a pending federal indictment. The reality star took to Instagram on Monday, Aug. 12 to reveal that he and his wife, Julie, could......
04:39, 08/13/2019

R. Kelly pleads not guilty, denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered that he remain in jail without bail....
02:26, 07/17/2019

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

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

Gorsuch sides with liberals in shooting down tougher sentences for gun crimes President Trump's two Supreme Court picks squared off with opposing opinions in a case centering on whether a law that slaps harsher penalties on certain gun possession cases is unconstitutionally vague....
20:26, 06/24/2019

Jury resumes deliberations in U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial A military jury in San Diego resumed deliberations on Tuesday in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with murdering a wounded Islamic State prisoner in his custody and shooting unarmed civilians during a 2017 deployment in Iraq....
21:00, 07/02/2019

In Myanmar's conflict-torn Rakhine, fresh allegations of 'war crimes' When 35-year-old Ah Hla showed up to a police station in western Myanmar in late April hoping to see her husband among the prisoners, she didn't know whether he was alive or dead....
16:52, 07/12/2019

R. Kelly faces five counts in New York for racketeering and child sex crimes Singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on a federal grand jury indictment listing 13 counts including sex crimes and obstruction of justice. Kelly also faces five counts in New York for racketeering and Mann Act violations....
17:00, 07/12/2019

Rocker Cliff Richard urges anonymity for sex-crimes suspects British rock icon Cliff Richard is calling for people suspected of sex crimes to be granted anonymity until they are charged, saying his life was thrown into turmoil by false allegations splashed across the media...
18:00, 07/01/2019

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

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

Jury begins deliberations in U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial A military jury began deliberations on Monday in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL after closing arguments in which prosecutors said the defendant's own words proved his guilt and the defense cited a lack of physical evidence to support the ch...
07:13, 07/02/2019

Former Chinese Interpol chief 'admits his crimes' of accepting $2m bribes Interpol's former president Meng Hongwei, who dramatically vanished into police custody after returning to China in 2018, has admitted to corruption charges in a court in Tianjin, Chinese state media reported Thursday....
17:39, 06/20/2019

Lanka Top Cop Faces "Crimes Against Humanity" Charge Over Easter Attack Sri Lanka's police chief and a top defence official should be tried for "grave crimes against humanity" over their failure to prevent Easter bombings that killed 258, the state prosecutor said Monday....
18:39, 07/01/2019

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

Todd and Julie Chrisley Indicted for Tax Evasion and Other Financial Crimes Todd Chrisley and Julie Chrisley have found themselves in a legal situation. E! News can confirm the Chrisley Knows Best stars and their former certified public accountant have been......
00:52, 08/14/2019

U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial winds to close in San Diego Closing arguments were due in San Diego on Monday in the war crimes trial of a decorated U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with murdering a helpless Iraqi captive in his custody and shooting unarmed civilians....
16:00, 07/01/2019

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

Singer R. Kelly denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes over two decades R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered that he remain in jail without bail....
22:39, 07/16/2019

Second sex-crimes case against Jeffrey Epstein shows reach of federal law Federal prosecutors in New York say their case stands apart from an earlier Florida case because the crimes were committed in the financier’s Manhattan mansion....
14:52, 07/09/2019

Sudan's former dictator Bashir faces corruption charges on top of war crimes Former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir went to court Monday for the start of his trial on corruption charges for allegedly possessing foreign currency and receiving illegal gifts....
18:52, 08/19/2019

Embattled Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Tuesday defended his actions as a former federal prosecutor and called Epstein's cri...
21:39, 07/09/2019

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

Nadler: Mueller has evidence of Trump high crimes and misdemeanours House judiciary chair would initiate impeachment proceedingsOpinion: Of course Trump is a racist – and Wall Street knows itRobert Mueller will go to Congress on Wednesday to testify before two House committees about his report on Russian election int...
19:00, 07/21/2019

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

Kosovo PM Haradinaj resigns after court summons on suspicion of war crimes Ramush Haradinaj, Kosovo's prime minister and a former guerilla commander, gave up his post after being summoned as a war crimes suspect before a special court. He has already been acquitted twice before in The Hague....
04:00, 07/20/2019

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

Jeffrey Epstein’s life, death, crimes and controversies: A timeline Following Jeffrey Epstein's death Saturday, here is a look at the major events in the disgraced financier's life, his crimes and controversies, and his death....
01:00, 08/13/2019

Court-martial begins for Navy SEAL accused of war crimes Potential jurors convened in Naval Base San Diego on Monday for the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Petty Officer Eddie Gallagher, who is accused of killing a teen ISIS detainee in Iraq and other war crimes during his employment there in 20...
09:26, 06/18/2019

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

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

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

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

I Hate These Chairs I don’t know when this specific chair became the go-to chair of every casual dining establishment in America. I don’t know what they’re called—“bistro” chairs, maybe? What I do know is that I hate them, and I dread their very sight....
04:26, 08/17/2019

US STOCKS-Futures surge as U.S.-China restart trade talks U.S. stock index futures rose sharply on Monday, with chipmakers making handsome gains, as trade tensions between the United States and China eased after both sides agreed to restart talks....
14:39, 07/01/2019

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

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

US stocks surge to a record close after Trump and Xi's trade-war truce REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque US stocks soared Monday following US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping's weekend meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan. The S&P 500 notched a record close, at 2,964.33. The trade-sensitive t...
00:52, 07/02/2019

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

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

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

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the full Senate as soon as next week....
21:39, 06/19/2019

The secret to Elizabeth Warren's surge? Ideas | Jill Priluck Of all the Democratic candidates, Warren has offered by far the most plans-driven and ambitious campaign – and voters love itOn Friday, the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren co-sponsored a bill to impose mandatory fines on companies that have da...
11:39, 06/18/2019

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Smaller Digital Currencies in the Dust One key difference between this year’s bitcoin climb and the last big rally is what has happened to other cryptocurrencies: they haven’t done as well....
17:13, 06/30/2019

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

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

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

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

Supply Surge Sends Overnight Rates Above 10-Year Yields The persistent supply of U.S. government debt flooding the bond market this year has done little to raise bond yields, except in the market for the shortest-term securities....
01:26, 07/20/2019

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

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

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

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

'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

Surge in voters who say race card used against Trump 'for political gain' Voters are largely split when asked if President Trump is a racist, but there has been a new surge in those who believe critics are using the race card for political gain against the White House....
16:52, 07/17/2019

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

Blue Apron beefs up menu with Beyond Meat, shares surge 60% Blue Apron Holdings Inc's beleaguered stock surged 60% on Tuesday after the meal-kit subscription service said it would add Beyond Meat Inc's plant-based burgers to its menu, betting on a growing market for premium meat alternatives to attract new ...
21:00, 07/16/2019

Some Surge, Others Sputter: 5 Lessons From the Democratic Fund-Raising Reports Second-quarter totals show a lower tier of candidates burning through cash trying to stay viable, while the leaders banked millions. Elizabeth Warren now has more than 300 people on her payroll....
17:52, 07/16/2019

Shares of oil firm Tullow surge 12% after major discovery in Guyana Tullow Oil announced on Monday a major oil discovery in the Orinduik block in Guyana, raising expectations it will move to develop a field in the oil-rich South American country....
11:17, 08/12/2019

Gold demand leaps to 3-year high as prices surge - WGC Global gold demand rose 8% in the first half of this year to the highest since 2016, driven by central bank buying and a flood of investment into gold-backed exchange traded funds (ETFs), the World Gold Council said on Thursday. Retail investors...
08:00, 08/01/2019

Heading to university? Watch out for a surge in phony emails about your studies As hundreds of thousands of prospective students await emails confirming university places, a study reveals that the majority of institutions haven't implemented safeguards against email spoofing and phishing attacks....
16:39, 08/05/2019

Next shares surge as sales growth defies retail gloom Next has provided some rare cheer for high street retailers by raising its profit expectations following a better-than-expected leap in full-price sales....
14:26, 07/31/2019

Markets brace for volatility surge as currencies enter trade war China's decision to let its yuan plunge through a previously sacrosanct level means a tit-for-tat trade conflict could morph into a currency war, injecting volatility into long-dormant foreign exchanges and piling pressure on world markets....
21:52, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 1-"NBA 2K", "Grand Theft Auto V" help Take-Two surge past estimates Videogame publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast on Monday, boosted by the success of its games "NBA 2K", "Grand Theft Auto V" and "Red Dead Redemption 2", sending its shares up 7% in extended trading....
01:00, 08/06/2019

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

Rupee, Other Emerging Market Currencies Fall As Oil Prices Surge Underpinning the dollar, investors on Friday tempered expectations for deep US interest rate cuts later this month, though a quarter-point cut is still widely expected....
14:13, 07/22/2019

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

China coal mine approvals surge despite climate pledges Approvals for new coal mine construction in China have surged in 2019, government documents showed, with Beijing expecting consumption of the commodity to rise in the coming years even as it steps up its fight against smog and greenhouse gas emission...
15:52, 08/06/2019

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

Sensex, Nifty Surge For Second Straight Day Amid Buying Across Sectors Domestic stock markets clocked sharp gains on Friday, rising for a second straight day, after a report by news agency Reuters said that the government is likely to exempt foreign portfolio investors......
02:13, 08/10/2019

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

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

Class dismissed: Surge in arrests of foreign teachers in China Arrests and deportations of foreign teachers in China have soared this year, lawyers, schools and teachers say, amid a broad crackdown defined by new police tactics and Beijing's push for a "cleaner", more patriotic education system....
06:39, 08/13/2019

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

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

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

Russia cancels town evacuation amid radiation surge Russian officials Wednesday canceled a planned evacuation of a village that was near nuclear materials that exploded last week in the northern region of Arkhangelsk, despite a spike in radiation....
16:52, 08/14/2019

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusiasm for women’s football, with TV viewing figures for the World Cup double what was predicted, nationa...
20:52, 06/16/2019