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U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group

A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, refugees, a ...

U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group

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Beto O'Rourke peddles false claim that Trump called asylum-seekers 'animals' Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a candidate for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, used a televised town hall event Tuesday night to spread the debunked claim that President Trump called asylum seekers “animals."...
08:26, 05/22/2019

Rights groups sue over U.S. decision to hold asylum seekers without bond Immigrant rights groups asked a U.S. court on Thursday to reverse a Trump administration decision that allows asylum seekers who cross the border illegally to be held without bond....
07:26, 05/03/2019

Hungary forces 11 Afghan asylum-seekers into Serbia: rights body Hungary forced 11 Afghan nationals to cross into Serbia after rejecting their asylum requests, a rights advocate said on Wednesday, and deported a 12th convicted of people smuggling back to Kabul....
00:00, 05/09/2019

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

Appeals court: Trump can make asylum seekers wait in Mexico SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal appeals court says the Trump administration can force asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for court hearings while the policy is challenged in court. The order Tuesday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse a deci...
04:26, 05/08/2019

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally conducted, there is room for improvement, the rights committee said....
04:00, 05/09/2019

Trump wants to charge asylum-seekers fee President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a presidential memorandum signed Monday, Trump is directing his attorney ...
03:26, 04/30/2019

Trump wants to charge asylum-seekers to apply President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a presidential memorandum signed Monday, Trump is directing his attorney ...
04:13, 04/30/2019

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. San Diego County authorities said Friday that the asylum seekers and their families are staying in mot...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Asylum seekers say U.S. officials returned them to Mexico but kept their IDs Virginia, an 18-year-old from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in the United States, had just one form of identification on her long journey north: her birth certificate....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Trump's attempts to keep asylum seekers out of the US have hit 5 big hurdles The Trump administration has pursued a number of policies to reduce access to the US for asylum seekers. But those maneuvers, which come amid increasing arrivals of asylum seekers at the US's southern border, have hit legal, practical and political h...
02:52, 05/02/2019

Germany confirms, Syria still unsafe for asylum-seekers Germany will continue providing refuge to Syrian asylum-seekers, the Interior Ministry has said. It refuted earlier reports that some applicants from war-torn Syria could receive lower levels of protection....
14:39, 05/15/2019

Hungary depriving rejected asylum seekers of food: U.N. Hungary is deliberately depriving rejected asylum seekers of food as they await deportation, in violation of international law, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday, calling on authorities to end the practice....
12:39, 05/03/2019

U.S. to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to a U.S.-Mexico joint declaration released on Friday....
03:52, 06/08/2019

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically denying them parole....
02:13, 05/31/2019

Appeals court allows U.S. to keep sending asylum seekers to Mexico A U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday that the Trump administration may continue sending asylum seekers to wait out their cases in Mexico while the government appeals a lower court ruling that found the policy violated U.S. immigration law....
07:00, 05/08/2019

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report. The group of 1,036 was the largest encountered by the Border Patrol, topping the previous record of ...
02:52, 05/31/2019

UN: Hungary depriving rejected asylum-seekers of food The UN has accused Hungary of illegally denying food for up to five days to failed asylum-seekers. Budapest replied it "is not responsible" for people whose asylum requests have been denied....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Australian minister in Sri Lanka to lay out stance on asylum seekers A senior Australian minister will meet Sri Lanka's leaders in Colombo later on Tuesday to discuss border control and security matters following reports that the Australian navy had intercepted and returned several boats carrying asylum seekers....
07:26, 06/04/2019

U.S. says to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to details of an agreement reached late on Friday that led President Donald Trump to call off threatened tariffs....
04:52, 06/08/2019

President Trump Wants Asylum Seekers to Stay in Mexico. Here’s How That Would Work Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States could soon spend months or even years in Mexico waiting for their cases to be heard, but they will not yet be required to seek asylum there first. President Donald Trump has pushed for a so-called...
23:39, 06/10/2019

Five ways Trump's moves to stem asylum seekers have hit hurdles Grappling with a ballooning number of mostly Central American families seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump has suggested increasingly bold steps to limit protections for this group and stem their entry into the United Sta...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Mexico rejects idea to keep Central American asylum seekers Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said Monday that his country would reject a proposed solution to the immigration and tariff stand-off with the U.S. that would involve it keeping Central American asylum seekers....
20:26, 06/03/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta accused of being dishonest about Trump's asylum seekers remark CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta was accused of being dishonest over a tweet he sent while covering President Trump's immigration overhaul remarks. ...
02:13, 05/17/2019

U.S. pushes Mexico to take more asylum seekers, tighten controls: sources The United States is pushing Mexico to keep asylum seekers on its side of the border, clamp down on people smugglers and tighten controls on migrants in the south of the country, three Mexican sources said ahead of talks in Washington on Wednesday....
21:26, 06/05/2019

President Trump Wants to Charge Asylum-Seekers Processing Fees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a presidential memorandum signed Monday, Trump is dire...
05:13, 04/30/2019

U.S. doubled number of asylum seekers sent to Mexico daily: official Luis Carlos Cano, a spokesman for Mexico's national immigration agency in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, said starting Thursday some 200 asylum seekers per day were being sent back, up from 100 previously....
03:26, 06/15/2019

Asylum seekers from 100 countries in detention face shrinking chance of bond The decision to detain asylum seekers indefinitely as the courts work through a backlog is focused on Central Americans at the U.S.-Mexico border. But those from more than 100 other countries also are being detained....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Homeland Security chief says 90% of asylum seekers miss court dates The acting Homeland Security secretary said on Tuesday that 90 percent of asylum seekers are missing their court dates after being released into the US. Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan told the Senate Judiciary Committee that a new pilot program res...
10:52, 06/12/2019

Asylum-seekers left in 'inhumane' conditions in German refugee center Inhabitants of Fürstenfeldbruck, a refugee processing center near Munich, told DW of overcrowding, filth and bureaucratic limbo, leading to at least one suicide attempt. Bavarian officials say conditions are adequate....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Not enough vaccine: Asylum seekers awaiting rulings face chickenpox outbreak The health department doesn’t have enough vaccine for the asylum seekers and the shelter can't quarantine the sick, a health official said.        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Trump Administration Can Keep Sending Asylum Seekers to Mexico, Court Rules A federal appeals court ruled that the Trump administration can continue to enforce a policy that returns asylum seekers to Mexico while they wait for an immigration court to decide their cases....
04:26, 05/08/2019

DHS chief reveals startling stat on asylum seekers who skip hearings, disappear The acting Homeland Security secretary gave lawmakers a glimpse Tuesday into just how many asylum seekers skip their hearings after being released into the United States -- telling a Senate panel that a recent program found 90 percent miss their cour...
19:39, 06/11/2019

U.S. sending more asylum seekers back to Mexico via Texas border crossing: official The U.S. government on Thursday began ramping up the pace of returns of asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out their U.S. court hearings by sending around 200 migrants back through the El Paso, Texas, port of entry, according to a Mexican official....
22:13, 06/14/2019

Court rules Trump admin can return asylum seekers to Mexico while cases are reviewed A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that the Trump administration can continue to send Central American migrants to Mexico while their amnesty applications are being reviewed in the U.S. The ruling by the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco comes as ...
06:39, 05/08/2019

Asylum seekers in Sri Lanka fear for their safety, in wake of Easter Sunday terror attacks Since the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on April 21, there have been concerns for the safety of refugees and asylum seekers living in the country: in the immediate aftermath, there were reports of refugees being targeted and forced from their homes b...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Homeland Security to Start DNA Testing Asylum Seekers as It Tries to Back Up 'Fake Families' Scare Tactic The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will start using Rapid DNA tests on some asylum seekers at the U.S.–Mexico border next week, according to a new report from CNN. The tests are intended to determine whether adults and children who are travelin...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants going north, allowing U.S. to deport Central American asylum seekers Accord is not finalized, and President Trump might not accept it, but deal would overhaul asylum rules and send thousands of Mexican troops to border with Guatemala....
21:13, 06/06/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico SAN DIEGO (AP) — Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico....
04:26, 05/08/2019

US and Mexico working on plan to stop migrants at Guatemala border: report US and Mexican officials are floating a plan to deploy thousands of Mexican troops on the Guatemalan border to choke off the flow of illegal immigrants — and persuade President Trump to back off imposing tariffs on Mexican imports. Mexico would send ...
05:26, 06/07/2019

Mexico says no unlimited asylum, Trump confirms safe third country plan Mexico has not accepted that the United States send it an unlimited number of asylum seekers, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said, ahead of meetings with U.S. officials on Friday to determine the expansion of a controversial program....
16:52, 06/14/2019

U.S.-Mexico migrant deal includes regional asylum plan: document The U.S.-Mexico migration agreement reached last week includes a regional asylum plan and Mexico's commitment to examine and potentially change its laws, according to a copy held up to journalists by President Donald Trump on Tuesday....
22:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said on Friday, in the first sign of action following a deal struck to avert U.S. tariffs last week....
00:00, 06/15/2019

Trump tightens asylum rules, will make immigrants pay fees to seek humanitarian refuge The move is an attempt to address one of the most confounding aspects of the surge of Central American migrants — families seeking safe passage using long-standing protections....
07:26, 04/30/2019

Rights group alarmed by ouster of Bolivian judges A prominent human rights group says Bolivia has undermined judicial independence by arbitrarily dismissing nearly 100 judges since 2017 and it’s asking the Organization of American States to address the issue...
15:52, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN inquiry on Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military’s crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 2:20 p.m. An international rights group is calling for the United Nations to launch an “imp...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Rights group urges U.S. to sanction China over Xinjiang camps The United States, embroiled in a trade war with China, should also impose sanctions on China for detaining an estimated one million Uighurs in its Xinjiang region, where repression has not abated, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday....
19:13, 05/29/2019

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

Rights group: Houthi attack on airport ‘apparent war crime’ CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has called the recent drone attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia an “apparent war crime.” Human Rights Watch urged the Houthis to stop attacks on civilian infrastructure i...
13:26, 06/15/2019

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality. The tiny Himalayan kingdom’s lower house of Parliament voted overwhelmingly on Friday to repea...
16:39, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Disability rights group blasts treatment pilot SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco proposal to force some people with drug addictions and mental illness into treatment (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Disability Rights California is criticizing San Francisco supervisors for approving a...
04:13, 06/05/2019

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 prisoners dead, a prisoner rights groups said. The clash started when inmates, many armed, refused to le...
23:39, 05/24/2019

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

New York officials hit back at Trump over backing NRA gun-rights group New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the U.S. leader of being afraid of the powerful gun lobby....
23:39, 04/29/2019

About 13m US children are living below the poverty line, rights group reveals Children’s Defense Fund says doubling federal minimum wage and increased tax credits would cut ‘moral travesty’ of child poverty‘You can’t win’: the parents working full-time – and struggling to surviveA leading children’s rights group has called for...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new U.S. tariffs on its southern neighbor....
07:13, 06/11/2019

Disability rights group alarmed by Portland e-scooter rules PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A disability rights group in Oregon has filed a letter of complaint with the city of Portland over new rules for its electric scooter pilot program. In its letter Thursday, Disability Rights Oregon said Portland’s decision...
02:13, 05/10/2019

Women’s rights group launches campaign against legalizing prostitution Women’s rights groups launched a campaign Monday to stop New York from legalizing prostitution, an idea that is being seriously discussed for the first time in the state capital. They argue fully decriminalizing sex work would let pimps and trafficke...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Group ranks best and worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights, according to a new assessment from the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association....
16:39, 05/14/2019

Rights group: 23 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A prisoner rights group in Venezuela says 23 inmates died when guards opened fire to subdue an uprising. Humberto Prado of the Venezuelan Prison Observatory said 18 guards were also injured in Friday’s clash. The jail ...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Rights group: India controls Kashmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely use torture to subdue dissent....
22:39, 05/20/2019

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group South-Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses say North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicia...
13:39, 06/11/2019

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

| Facebook closes fake news pages in Poland: rights group Facebook has closed 27 pages in Poland for spreading fake news and hate-filled content ahead of the European parliamentary elections, the civil rights group Avaaz said on Friday....
13:52, 05/18/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to in...
22:39, 06/10/2019

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for international law and the rights of children."...
18:13, 04/30/2019

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
09:13, 06/07/2019

Rights group tries to block Saudi vessel loading French arms A French human rights group on Thursday sought to block the loading of weapons onto a Saudi Arabian vessel that is due to dock in northern France later in the day, its lawyers said, arguing the cargo contravened an international arms treaty....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears ...
09:26, 05/09/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI indi...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the deat...
08:52, 06/11/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human rights abuses, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI people....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalt...
17:39, 06/11/2019

Second Saudi ship leaves French port without arms cargo -rights group A Saudi cargo ship has left the southern French port of Fos-sur-Mer without loading its arms cargo destined for Saudi Arabia, blocked from doing so after pressure from rights campaigners, a French rights group said on Thursday....
23:13, 05/30/2019

Animal rights group releases longer video showing farm abuse FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — An animal rights group has released a longer video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at a northwestern Indiana dairy farm that’s an agritourism destination. Animal Recovery Mission said Friday it released ...
00:39, 06/08/2019

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union. Critics said they would give too much power to the justice minister....
21:26, 05/30/2019

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected president, as new statewide restrictions have thrust the issue into the 2020 campaign....
17:52, 05/22/2019

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris to unveil plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris will unveil a new plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushing back against Republican-backed state laws that restrict a woman's right to end a pregnancy....
23:52, 05/28/2019

Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million purchase of M-Pesa rights from Vodafone Kenya's Safaricom will start a joint venture with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to the popular M-Pesa mobile financial services platform from Britain's Vodafone, Safaricom's CEO said on Thursday....
17:13, 05/23/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter suppression and getting an additional 35 million people to the ballot box by the 2024 elections....
16:13, 06/05/2019

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris unveils plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a new plan to protect abortion access on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushing back against Republican-backed state laws that restrict a woman's right to end a pregnancy....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Drake's Toronto superfandom: annoying, ludicrous and completely understandable The rapper has spent the last six weeks making the Raptors’ playoff run about him rather than the team, but celebrity fans are part of the NBA’s heritageTo get the most obvious controversy out of the way first, the debate over whether Drake – Toronto...
10:52, 05/30/2019

Abortion rights supporters plan hundreds of #StopTheBans rallies across nation Tuesday Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions.        ...
16:52, 05/21/2019

Tucking in to a full English and ludicrous drama – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Eliot Rothwell discuss a comeback, a comeback, a ridiculous goal, another ridiculous goal, Sid’s ham garage breaking AirBnB records and lots more besidesJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and...
21:13, 05/09/2019

Volkswagen will make batteries in Germany, slim down group Volkswagen plans to invest almost $1.1 billion in battery cell production in Germany, while seeking to slim down its multibrand group, including launching an initial public offering of its Traton trucks unit....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Sen. Cory Gardner on Sanders’ push for felon voting rights: 'This prison precinct plan is going a little bit too far' Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., said Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ argument that convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and other violent criminals should be allowed to vote from prison, goes “a little bit too far.”...
18:13, 04/29/2019

Group Of Frequent Flyers Proposes Revival Plan For Grounded Jet Airways Jet Airways crisis: Struggling with a debt of more than $1.2 billion, the airline - which suspended all its flight operations last month - owes money to lessors, suppliers, pilots and oil companies.......
07:39, 05/07/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
07:00, 05/22/2019

CBOE and C2 Plan to List Options on Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) plan to list options on Alibaba Group Holding Limited (ticker symbol: BABA) beginni...
06:39, 05/02/2019

San Francisco to force treatment for mentally ill drug addicts amid criticism plan violates civil rights Officials in San Francisco decided Tuesday to back a plan allowing the city to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction issues into treatment -- but the program is coming under intense criticism in uber-liberal California for ...
19:26, 06/05/2019

Bold Plan for Detroit: Make Big Three Into Big Two A two-way combination between Fiat Chrysler, General Motors or Ford would offer domination of the lucrative pickups-and-SUV business, delivering more pricing power, lower costs and provide extra cash to fund moonshot ideas that could help auto makers...
00:52, 06/08/2019

Apple's Got a Fresh Plan to Make HomeKit Actually Useful When it comes to smart home platforms, Apple HomeKit’s been sort of like the ugly stepchild. Smart home devices were much slower to adopt it than Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant, and even though it works well, it required a bit more research to make...
23:39, 06/03/2019

Chinese-Taiwanese group to make formal decision for Japan Display deal in June: Nikkei A Chinese-Taiwanese investor consortium has told Japan Display Inc that it would make a formal decision whether to invest in the Apple Inc supplier by June 14, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday....
09:39, 05/30/2019

Make new plan or risk a crash, Pochettino warns Tottenham "Mauricio Pochettino is basking in the glory of defying modern football logic and leading Tottenham Hotspur to their first Champions League final but warns a crash could follow unless the club comes up with a new plan."...
00:13, 05/11/2019

Trump to propose plan to make U.S. immigration more merit-based U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will outline an immigration plan aimed at hardening border ports of entry and making the legal migration system based more on a proficiency in English and employment, senior administration officials said....
23:00, 05/15/2019

New Jersey unveils energy plan to make state 100% clean by 2050 New Jersey released a draft energy plan on Monday that provides an initial blueprint for the total conversion of the state's energy profile to 100 percent clean energy by 2050:...
23:39, 06/10/2019

Can Elon Musk's robotaxi plan help Tesla owners make $30,000 a year? Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he is “very confident” Tesla would be able to offer robotaxis next year as a rival to ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft.        ...
23:13, 04/28/2019

Beto O'Rourke's sweeping immigration plan will make border crisis 'much, much worse': Texas attorney general Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has introduced a sweeping new immigration plan for his 2020 election platform, but his home state's attorney general said the proposals would make the situation at the border "much, much worse."...
17:39, 05/30/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the bill, 236 to 173. ...
03:13, 05/18/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Frida...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Three killed, 10 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison Three people were killed and at least ten injured when shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, a local emergency services official said....
20:39, 05/07/2019

Mexico to deploy 6,000 troops to border with Guatemala The Mexican government will deploy 6,000 troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday — members of a billion-dollar force originally set up to combat drug-trafficking cartels — as part of a series of “unprecedented steps” meant to stem the ...
06:13, 06/09/2019

Spain arrests 5 in Guatemala corruption investigation MADRID (AP) — Spanish anti-corruption prosecutors have arrested five people who are suspected of being involved in payoffs by a Barcelona company to the former president and vice president of Guatemala. Prosecutors say Wednesday the case concerns the...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Guatemala court rules out run by ex-dictator’s daugher GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s Constitutional Court says the daughter of former dictator José Efraín Rios Montt cannot run for president in the country’s June election. The court’s decision on Zury Rios Sosa’s candidacy Mon...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Shock: Over 1% of Guatemala, Honduras entered US since September In a shocking demonstration of the latest surge of illegal immigrants border officials are struggling with, over 1% of the populations of Guatemala and Honduras have entered the United States since September, according to the Homeland Security Depart...
04:00, 05/08/2019

ZipRecruiter Taps AI to Let Employers Pursue Job Seekers ZipRecruiter is the latest job-search company to roll out a new feature driven by artificial intelligence to address challenges facing employers and potential applicants....
13:00, 06/10/2019

Sunnyside wrestling great talks about Pan Am Games in Guatemala GUATEMALA – Former Sunnyside wrestling great Roman Bravo-Young, who ended his high school career with four state championships and no losses, has just won another gold medal. Bravo-Young talks about his experience at the Jr. Pan-Am games with T...
12:52, 06/10/2019

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

Guatemala, Belize take territorial dispute to World Court The International Court of Justice said on Wednesday it had been notified by Guatemala and Belize that they wish it to help them resolve a border dispute....
14:26, 06/12/2019

Guatemala applauds Belize vote, says to work on next steps Guatemala's government on Thursday applauded a referendum vote in Belize in favor of sending the countries' long-running territorial dispute to a top U.N. court, saying the move will help deepen bilateral relations between the two neighbors....
19:13, 05/09/2019

Guatemala election: corruption creeps in again four years after uprising Backlash against anti-corruption efforts will have real consequences as Guatemala heads to the polls on SundayAs day broke over Guatemala’s national palace on 3 September 2015, Gabriel Wer celebrated what promised to be a new dawn for Guatemala.The p...
10:52, 06/13/2019

Guatemala probes judge who ordered candidate's arrest Prosecutors said Wednesday they have opened an investigation into a Supreme Court judge who ordered the detention of former chief prosecutor and presidential candidate Thelma Aldana, who gained international renown for pressing high-profile graft cas...
00:39, 05/09/2019

16-year-old migrant boy from Guatemala dies while in U.S. custody: officials A 16-year-old unaccompanied migrant boy from Guatemala fell ill after he was transferred to a government shelter in Texas and later died, officials said Wednesday....
03:00, 05/02/2019

Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico injured in traffic accident Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico, Nelson Olivero, was injured in a traffic accident in Mexico City, along with several others from the embassy, the Guatemalan foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday....
07:39, 05/26/2019

Guatemala volcano kills 75 as ash buries entire villages The Fuego volcano in Guatemala has exploded and spewed out molten rock and ash, killing at least 75 people in the country's most violent eruption for over a century...
19:26, 04/28/2019

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration In Guatemala, the homeland security secretary offset requests for restoring funding cuts by offering hands-on assistance from United States agents and investigators....
18:52, 06/01/2019

Government warnings can’t turn back migrants from Guatemala SAN CRISTOBAL DE TOTONICAPAN, Guatemala — Dressed in a bright orange shirt, Francisco Gomez yells and uses his arms to vigorously direct the myriad souped-up buses at the crossroads known as Cuatro Caminos, or Four Roads. This is the busy roadway one...
23:52, 06/01/2019

Thrill-seekers take zipline ride off Eiffel Tower Volunteers jumped off a platform hanging from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday for a thrilling ride down an 2,600 foot zipline.        ...
23:52, 05/28/2019

Guatemala prosecutors probe presidential candidate, lawmakers over graft Guatemalan prosecutors have launched an investigation into a presidential candidate, six lawmakers and a cabinet minister on suspicion of corruption, the U.N.-backed International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) said late on Monday....
18:39, 05/07/2019

Guatemala says it’s working with the U.S. to tighten borders, break up migrant caravans Guatemalan Interior Minister Enrique Degenhart told The Post that officials are working with attorneys from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to revise its border-control agreement with its Central American neighbors....
03:26, 06/06/2019

Belizeans vote to ask U.N. court to settle Guatemala border dispute Belizeans have voted to ask the United Nations world court to decide Guatemala's claim that it is the rightful owner of half of Belize's territory, setting the scene for a resolution to a dispute that has rumbled on for centuries....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Guatemala court ruling all but ends ex-prosecutor's election hopes Guatemala's top court on Wednesday rejected an appeal to clear the way for a former attorney general to seek the country's presidency next month, all but ending her chances of competing....
05:39, 05/16/2019

Belize votes on whether U.N. court should resolve Guatemala border dispute Belizeans on Wednesday began voting in a referendum on whether a top U.N. court should rule on neighboring Guatemala's claim that it is the rightful owner of half of Belize's territory, a dispute dating back to Spanish and British colonial rule....
17:39, 05/08/2019

Belizeans vote for U.N. court to settle Guatemala border dispute Belizeans have voted to ask a top United Nations court to decide on neighboring Guatemala's claim that it is the rightful owner of half of Belize's territory, setting the scene for potential resolution of a dispute that has rumbled on for centuries....
16:52, 05/09/2019

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoffAn indigenous campesino woman who pledges to root out racism is hoping to cause a historic upse...
00:13, 06/16/2019

Global court to hear Guatemala-Belize territorial dispute Guatemala and Belize have asked the United Nations' highest body for inter-state disputes to help resolve a border disagreement that has rumbled on for centuries, the court said on Wednesday....
15:52, 06/12/2019

Campaign chaos sows disillusion ahead of Guatemala vote The road to Sunday’s presidential election in Guatemala has been a flurry of court rulings and shenanigans, illegal party-switching and allegations of malfeasance that torpedoed some candidacies...
23:13, 06/14/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Murals help heal wounds of bloody conflict in Guatemala “The villagers knew that the military kidnapped [indigenous] people and brought them here and tortured them. While alive, they were forced to dig their own graves. Some would be buried in the ground, here, still half alive.” The chilling words of Ros...
20:00, 06/08/2019

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for Mexican cartels that use the coastal route to transport cocaine to the United States....
08:00, 06/14/2019

Guatemala busts alleged $10 million people-smuggling ring Guatemalan officials say they have broken up a people-smuggling ring that purportedly moved 800 migrants a year through the country and took in some $10 million doing so...
18:39, 05/29/2019

Mexico is sending its new national guard to the Guatemala border. The mission is unclear. The force, created by President Andrés Manual López Obrador to ensure public safety, is being diverted to Mexico’s southern border after Trump’s tariff threats....
21:39, 06/10/2019

Mexican troop deployment may halt Guatemala’s thriving raft industry TECÚN UMAN, GUATEMALA — Clutching a folder holding his ID documents, Steven Martinez stood uncertainly in no man’s land — the middle of the Rodolfo Robles bridge connecting Guatemala to Mexico — in this frontier outpost named for a Mayan warrior. Mar...
06:13, 06/09/2019

Guatemala’s Anti-Corruption Fight Inspired Latin America. It May be Shut Down. A panel of United Nations-backed investigators charged around 700 people. Other countries wanted their own anti-graft groups, but a coming election may spell its end....
17:13, 05/18/2019

Trump declares 'invasion' at border after DHS says 1 percent of Honduras, Guatemala entered US A day after the acting Homeland Security secretary estimated that more than 1 percent of the populations of Guatemala and Honduras had entered the U.S. since September, President Trump declared an “invasion” at the U.S.-Mexico border....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Amending Guatemala ‘reconciliation law’ would lead to unjust amnesty, warns Bachelet A bid to give amnesty to all those found guilty of grave human rights crimes during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, by amending the National Reconciliation Law, could represent a “drastic set-back” to the whole legal system and overall accountabi...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Tax season was good news for small businesses – and bad for job seekers | Gene Marks Small businesses gave CPAs a ‘resounding thumbs up’ guiding them through the tax reforms but savings isn’t being spent on hiring, a survey revealedA new survey revealed some interesting things about small businesses and this past year’s tax season. P...
14:00, 05/12/2019

Unsecured Database Leaking Data About Millions of Indian Job Seekers: Report A massive database containing over 275 million records with personally identifiable information about Indian citizens was found unprotected and publicly indexed on the Internet....
12:39, 05/10/2019

Official: Guatemala’s top court has denied the presidential candidacy of former top prosecutor Thelma Aldana GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Official: Guatemala’s top court has denied the presidential candidacy of former top prosecutor Thelma Aldana....
03:52, 05/16/2019

Court ruling puts Guatemala vote, anti-graft fight in doubt A high court ruling barring a crusading former prosecutor's candidacy has turned Guatemala's presidential election on its ear less than a month before the vote, and raised concerns about what will happen to years of efforts to fight endemic corruptio...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t plan to keep a U.N.-backed agency targeting the corruption that facilitated violence driving Guatemalans...
03:52, 06/15/2019

UN anti-corruption body in Guatemala rebuts government’s reasons for expulsion order In a letter addressed to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, Iván Velásquez, the senior UN official in charge of the International Commission Against Impunity (CICIG) in Guatemela, has responded to the accusations made by the Government to justify...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Senators blast 'insane' Trump plan for aid cuts, seek Venezuela plan Republican and Democratic U.S. senators blasted President Donald Trump's proposal for a 23 percent cut in the U.S. budget for foreign aid and diplomacy as "insane" and "short-sighted" on Tuesday, and said it would not pass....
00:26, 05/01/2019

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is making inroads and gaining on her rivals in the 2020 D...
12:13, 06/09/2019

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off all plans for the first month of service. This lim...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Homeland chief cuts deal to stop historic flow of illegal immigrants from Guatemala Guatemala, which has lost over 1% of its population to the United States via illegal immigration since just September, has signed a deal with President Trump’s Homeland Security chief to stop the surge....
03:00, 05/29/2019

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and flip it into a two-hour documentary....
18:13, 05/08/2019

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish earlier this year, I wasn’t happy like my mom was, who doled out the...
11:52, 05/31/2019

Trump says he's considering giving Venezuelans asylum U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was looking into the possibility of granting asylum or temporary protected status to Venezuelans fleeing political turmoil in their country....
20:26, 06/11/2019

HK leader protests over German asylum for dissidents HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has summoned the German consul to complain over Germany granting political asylum to a pair of Hong Kong political activists. Carrie Lam on Friday called the pair bail jumpers who were facing charges includin...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Upsurge of Asylum Requests Tests Mexico As Mexico pledges to step up its efforts to stop migrants from crossing into the U.S., it faces an upsurge in asylum requests at its own southern border....
09:00, 06/14/2019

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than high-risk journeys. But resettlement is tied to three conditions....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s trademark issue, according to insiders....
12:26, 05/02/2019

Former Interpol Chief's Family Granted Asylum in France France has granted asylum to the family of a former Interpol chief who was detained by the Chinese government and hasn’t been seen since, his wife said, escalating tensions between Beijing and the West....
03:26, 05/16/2019

No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the program to be immediately extended to the whole border, three Mexican officials said....
03:13, 06/10/2019

Trump directs officials to toughen asylum rules U.S. President Donald Trump directed officials to toughen rules for asylum seekers on Monday, including by introducing a fee for their applications and barring those who entered the country illegally from working until their claims are approved....
04:39, 04/30/2019

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

Border agents to be trained to conduct asylum interviews Immigration officials said they will train dozens of U.S. Border Patrol agents to start screening immigrants seeking asylum. The director of U.S. Citizenship And Immigration services said his team will train about sixty border agents. They will help ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

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

US will train dozens of border agents to screen for asylum LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — Immigration officials say they will train dozens of U.S. border patrol agents to start screening immigrants on the southwest border for asylum amid a surge in the number of families seeking the protection. L. Francis Ciss...
01:13, 05/09/2019

German media report increase in EU asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared with 179,000 in 2019, according to the European Asylum Support Office....
04:26, 06/11/2019

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number of refugees from Latin America — particularly Venezuela....
13:39, 06/11/2019

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

AP Exclusive: Ex-Interpol chief’s wife gets asylum in France PARIS (AP) — The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China, says France has granted her refugee status. Grace Meng says the decision marks the start of “a second life” for her and their two sons. She told The Ass...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Tensions flare up in Bavarian asylum center after Nigerian dies Asylum seekers pelted police officers with stones and glass bottles in the Bavarian city of Regensburg as police were trying to extract a dead body. A 31-year-old Nigerian woman had died on the premises....
03:13, 05/12/2019

Dozens of Border Patrol agents to be trained to screen for asylum LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) – Immigration officials say they will train dozens of U.S. border patrol agents to start screening immigrants on the southwest border for asylum amid a surge in the number of families seeking the protection. Francis C...
00:52, 05/09/2019

Trump administration denies special help to Venezuelans seeking asylum Despite clarion calls for Venezuelan ‘freedom’ the US has resisted offering Temporary Protected Status to those fearing persecutionAs Venezuela slumps further into crisis, White House officials from Donald Trump down have made repeated expressions of...
15:39, 05/05/2019

U.S. will assign dozens of border agents to migrant asylum interviews Up to 60 U.S Border Patrol agents will be trained to conduct initial asylum screenings as part of a pilot effort to speed up the vetting of migrants who seek refuge in the United States, U.S. officials told a congressional committee on Thursday....
01:13, 05/10/2019

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and justice system....
15:39, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong activists get asylum in Germany; denounce extradition law Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city....
12:13, 05/23/2019

Transgender asylum seeker Johana Leon dies after ICE release A transgender asylum seeker who was held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement died four days after she was released from custody, U.S. authorities said on Monday....
21:39, 06/03/2019

President Trump Wants to Dramatically Limit People Seeking Asylum in the U.S. When Gabriela left her home in El Salvador in 2011, she did not know anything about U.S. immigration law. She just knew that she needed to escape from domestic violence and find a new life elsewhere. After spending weeks crossing Guatemala and Mexico...
21:13, 06/12/2019

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The federal office for migration and refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media reports. Humanitarian groups have criticized the rejections as harsh....
15:26, 06/08/2019

Dutch minister quits over asylum seeker crime statistics A Dutch junior justice minister has quit after his department published statistics about criminality among asylum seekers that categorized hundreds of serious offenses including attempted murder and sexual assaults under the heading “others.”...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Australia minister in Sri Lanka stresses 'tough' asylum policy A senior minister restated Australia's tough border policy on a visit to Sri Lanka on Tuesday amid reports that the Australian navy had intercepted and returned several boats carrying asylum seekers from the Indian Ocean island....
10:13, 06/04/2019

Germany: Asylum-seeker jailed for random attacks in Amberg Four men from Afghanistan and Iran have been sentenced over arbitrary attacks on passersby in the Bavarian town of Amberg. The incident fueled debate on rules for deporting asylum-seekers who commit crimes....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Dutch minister resigns over asylum-seeker crime report The Dutch migration minister has quit after coming under fire over how crimes involving asylum-seekers were reported. Mark Harbers' ministry placed offenses such as sexual assault and murder under the term "other."...
04:39, 05/22/2019

Family Who Helped Edward Snowden Asks Canada For Asylum A lawyer for a family who sheltered fugitive former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden asked Canada on Wednesday to take them in as refugees, saying they were being persecuted in......
06:13, 05/30/2019

Mexico's Border Pact Bought Time on U.S. Asylum Demand Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the border agreement it struck to avert U.S. tariffs bought Mexico time to show that it can reduce the flood of Central America migrants arriving at the U.S. border....
19:52, 06/10/2019

It Should Always Be Called 'Jizz' An old and possibly racist saying states that Eskimos have over 50 words for “snow.” American English has at least as many words for ejaculate, most of which are gross. It seems like now is the time to set the record straight. There should be only on...
22:52, 05/31/2019

Exclusive: New training document for asylum screenings reflects tougher U.S. stance The Trump administration has revised training guidelines for asylum officers in ways that could make it harder for migrants seeking refuge in the United States to pass an initial screening....
19:52, 05/04/2019

Central American migrants say deal doesn’t dash asylum hopes At a small migrant shelter near the U.S.-Mexico border, a Honduran is disappointed over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively curtail migration from Central America...
04:52, 06/10/2019

At US-Mexico border, migrants from Africa, Haiti wait to seek asylum Hundreds of Africans have amassed at the U.S.-Mexican border at Nuevo Laredo without Spanish-language skills or much money to survive.        ...
04:52, 06/05/2019

Central American migrants say deal doesn't dash asylum hopes At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively to curtail migration from Central America....
02:39, 06/10/2019

Saudi woman seeking asylum in Thailand ‘now in a secure place’ says UNHCR The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Monday that 18-year-old Saudi national Rahaf Mohammed Al-qunun, who had been stranded at Bangkok airport after fleeing her family in Kuwait, saying that she would be killed if forced to return, was “now in a secu...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Ex-Interpol Chief Meng Hongwei’s Family Granted Asylum in France (PARIS) — The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France has saved her life and the lives of their two young boys by granting her asylum request. In t...
20:26, 05/13/2019

Canada grants asylum for Saudi teen who fled family: UNHCR Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun’s desperate and ultimately successful bid for asylum in the face of alleged death-threats from her own family, provides a “glimpse into the precarious situation of millions of refugees worldwide” said the UN High Commissioner ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Trans woman seeking asylum dies after pleading for medical help in US custody Death of Johana Medina Leon, hospitalized following chest pains, echoes case of Honduran woman a year agoA transgender migrant has died after becoming sick while in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) custody, sparking renewed claims of medical...
06:39, 06/04/2019

Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
23:26, 06/03/2019

Trump gives immigrant officials 90 days to implement stricter asylum rules President Donald Trump directed immigrant officials to apply new strict regulations on migrants attempting to enter the country via the U.S.-Mexico border....
07:39, 04/30/2019

Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigra...
03:39, 06/04/2019

Trump gives immigration officials 90 days to implement stricter asylum rules President Donald Trump directed immigration officials to apply new strict regulations on migrants attempting to enter the country via the U.S.-Mexico border....
13:52, 04/30/2019

Mexico draws red line on asylum in talks to stop Trump tariffs Mexico on Monday made clear it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immig...
19:52, 06/03/2019

Transgender asylum seeker from El Salvador held by ICE dies at El Paso hospital The death of a transgender woman from El Salvador at an El Paso hospital reignites concerns about the treatment of transgender migrants held by ICE        ...
02:26, 06/04/2019

Have You Called A Plumber To Your Home Lately? Hello! Today we meet Andre 3000, finally get our canvas bags, look at some bad wigs and play 20 questions with Jonathan Frakes. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
19:00, 06/15/2019

WRAPUP 3-Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
00:26, 06/04/2019

Mexico eyes Brazil for U.S. asylum deal as Trump revives tariff threat Mexico and the United States may explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the threat of tariffs hanging over Mexico if it does not do enough to satisfy U.S. demands, officials said on Monday....
07:13, 06/11/2019

Canada nixes ‘safe country’ policy from Harper-era as asylum claims rise The policy divided refugee claimants based on where they were from. Refugee rights would be limited if on a list of 42 countries deemed safe - such as the United States and most of Europe....
01:39, 05/18/2019

WRAPUP 5-Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigra...
06:52, 06/04/2019

Graham pushing to declassify key 'document' on Steele dossier, announces new asylum law package Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham exclusively told "Sunday Morning Futures" that he is working to declassify a sensitive "document" that definitively proves that authorities knew the Steele dossier -- which the FBI used to justify th...
23:26, 05/12/2019

25 years later, Soul Asylum’s “Runaway Train” is still raising awareness for missing children Soul Asylum’s breakthrough 1993 hit “Runway Train” won the Grammy for Best Rock Song and peaked at number five at the Billboard Hot 100. Fueling the song’s popularity was its Tony Kaye-directed video, in which photos of actual missing children/possib...
21:52, 05/24/2019

So-called 'Medicare for All' gets its 15 minutes of infamy Last week, the House Rules Committee held a landmark hearing on Medicare for All. The idea's advocates championed the hearing as a major step towards providing Americans universal, government-run healthcare....
15:26, 05/13/2019

Here's what Huawei's Android replacement may actually be called The fact Huawei has its own Android replacement in the works is certainly no secret. In fact, rumor has it the operating system could be ready for launch as early as this fall. And thanks to recent trademark filings, we now know what it could be call...
15:52, 05/27/2019

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ruled city, demanding it correct its "mistakes", state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday....
18:00, 05/25/2019

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

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that they are under refugee protection in Germany. Ray Wong, 25, and Alan Li, 27, faced rioting charges for...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Asylum changes show Trump’s 2020 focus will again be on the border, presenting tough choices for Democrats Aides say the president is confident the issue can deliver him a second term, despite some signs that it has become more politically complicated for him....
18:13, 05/01/2019

Trump Administration Will Start DNA Testing Migrant Families Seeking Asylum at Southern Border The Department of Homeland Security is launching a DNA testing pilot on the southern border next week to identify and prosecute people posing as families. The program is intended to limit human smuggling, according to reports from CNN and BuzzFeed....
21:52, 05/02/2019

Countdown to Trump's Mexico tariff deadline: Talks focus on asylum for migrants The Trump administration wants Mexico to agree to take almost every asylum seeker that crosses into Mexico. So far, Mexican negotiators have said no.        ...
18:52, 06/07/2019

There's An Actual Satellite In Space Called "XCOM" Hello, Commander. We have received reports that the US Naval Research Laboratory has launched two new satellites into orbit around the Earth. One of them is called: XCOM....
08:13, 05/09/2019

Kids in Germany called on to name exoplanet, star German schools, kindergartens and amateur astronomers have been asked to come up with names for two heavenly bodies. The huge exoplanet and its star currently go by the unpoetical catalog numbers HD 32518 and HD 32518b....
10:39, 06/07/2019

Man waved box cutter, called bus passenger 'terrorist' A man caught on video calling another man a terrorist and waving a box cutter at him aboard a bus in New Jersey has been charged with bias intimidation....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Bolton's Championship game against Brentford called off - EFL "Bolton Wanderers\u0027 home Championship game against Brentford will now not take place and the visitors will be awarded three points on the basis of a 1-0 victory, the English Football League (EFL) said on Friday."...
16:13, 05/03/2019

Weirdly Ford V Ferrari Is Called Le Mans '66 In The UK If you’re a racing fan in the United Kingdom you’ve probably figured this out already. But Ford V Ferrari, the upcoming new Matt Damon/Christian Bale film that recaps the time Ford whooped Ferrari’s ass at Le Mans FOR AMERICA, won’t have that title o...
01:52, 06/09/2019

MIT Scientist's Biotech Research Is Called Into Question MIT researcher Dr. Ram Sasisekharan and his team are defending their computer-assisted research against an accusation that they misled the scientific community about the discovery of drugs for the flu and Zika viruses....
18:52, 05/27/2019

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

Trump lashes out at Rep. Amash after he called for impeachment President Trump lashed out at a Republican congressman who said special counsel Robert Mueller’s report shows Trump committed impeachable offenses, calling him a “loser’ who’s helping the Democrats. “Never a fan of @just...
18:13, 05/19/2019

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupi...
01:00, 05/30/2019

The Next Call of Duty Is Called Modern Warfare (Yep, Really) The first Modern Warfare was called Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, so it’s only natural that the fourth Modern Warfare is called Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Confused yet? That’s video games for you....
21:13, 05/24/2019

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

"Called Mamata Banerjee After Cyclone, But..." Say Officials In PM Office Officials in Prime Minister's Office today said the claim that the Prime Minister has not contacted Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after the Cyclone Fani, is not correct....
18:39, 05/05/2019

SpaceX is about to launch a dummy astronaut called Ripley to the ISS SpaceX plans an uncrewed test flight of the Dragon spacecraft on 2 March, which will carry cargo and an astronaut dummy to the International Space Station...
21:26, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Slain police officer called a ‘man of integrity’ BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of a police officer killed in Mississippi (all times local): 3:35 p.m. One of Mississippi’s top elected officials says a police officer killed on duty was “a man of integrity” who prote...
22:52, 05/13/2019

She called 911. Then she was killed. Now a jury has awarded $1 million to her family Woman called 911 for help. JPD admitted procedures weren't followed. She was found dead. Five years later, jury awards $1M in wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
02:00, 05/20/2019

The First of VW's Mass-Market EVs Is Now Called the ID.3 with Deliveries Planned for Mid-2020 The Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatchback, formerly known just as the ID, is now open to early booking deposits in Europe with production planned for the end of this year and deliveries to start mid-2020. Perhaps the most interesting bit of news, though...
16:26, 05/08/2019

Rep. Amash, who called for Trump’s impeachment, gets primary challenger Two days after GOP Rep. Justin Amash claimed that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, a Michigan state representative has stepped forward to challenge him in the primary election. ​ State Rep. Jim Lower​, calling himself a ​”​pro-Tr...
18:39, 05/20/2019

Top NYPD cops called in to take down art showing kids in cages Elite NYPD cops were forced to spend Wednesday morning inspecting and dismantling guerrilla art installations around the city depicting children confined in metal cages — and department insiders were furious the officers were diverted from more impor...
22:52, 06/12/2019

Moldova snap election called as crisis deepens A day after a new government was approved after months of wrangling, the country's new, acting president has called a fresh vote in September. The move prompted tens of thousands of people onto the streets....
21:39, 06/09/2019

Teacher ’asked to perform oral sex on boy, 14, and called him scaredy-cat when he said no' A TEACHER allegedly asked a 14-year-old boy if she could perform oral sex on him after driving into an empty car park then called him a “scaredy-cat” after he told her no....
08:00, 06/01/2019

Florida boy called 911 because he was lonely and wanted a friend, police say A young Florida boy called 911 this week and asked the responding officer to be his friend because he was lonely, the Tallahassee Police Department wrote on Facebook....
16:13, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Killings called torture in dad’s murder case COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A prosecutor says a South Carolina father deserves to die for killing his five children in a carefully thought out effort to avoid pri...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Biden called Barr ‘one of the best’ attorneys general — 24 years ago Joe Biden praised Attorney General William Barr 24 years ago, calling him “one of the best” attorneys general he’d ever worked with in his long Congressional career. Biden complimented Barr in 1995 when he was the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judic...
22:39, 06/11/2019

Why a judge called this alleged fraudster ‘worse than El Chapo’ Even El Chapo had manners, a judge seethed Monday as he remanded an accused Ponzi schemer for lunging at a prosecutor in a courthouse hallway. “I’ve tried cases with Mafia hitmen, with Mexican sicarios [hired killers] and with terrorists who tried to...
04:52, 05/07/2019

Prison: Tow truck driver assaulted women who called for tow A tow truck driver has been sentenced to six years in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting three women who had called him to tow their cars....
04:39, 06/11/2019

McConnell Called Hypocrite After Saying G.O.P. Would Confirm Justice in 2020 The Senate majority leader acknowledged that Republicans would treat a judge nominated by a Republican president differently from one nominated by a Democratic president....
12:39, 05/29/2019

Judge: Anheuser-Busch must revise ads called ‘misleading’ MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup, in a preliminary ruling on a lawsuit filed by MillerCoors against its rival. U.S. District Judge W...
08:39, 05/25/2019

Mets’ stud pitching prospect won’t be called up as a reliever If Anthony Kay receives a promotion to the Mets this season, it likely will be in his natural role as a starting pitcher. A day after the organization’s top pitching prospect was promoted to Triple-A Syracuse, assistant general manager Allard Baird o...
10:13, 06/12/2019

That First Black Hole Seen in an Image Is Now Called Pōwehi, at Least in Hawaii The word, which means “adorned fathomless dark creation,” is derived from the Kumulipo, a centuries-old Hawaiian creation chant, said a professor who helped with the naming....
21:52, 04/28/2019

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.” Several Democratic presidential ...
22:13, 05/29/2019

Redmi Flagship Tipped to Be Called K20 Pro, Specifications Leaked Leak shows that the Redmi K20 Pro will be powered by the Snapdragon 855 processor, pack 4,000mAh battery, a 48-megapixel sensor, and a 6.39-inch AMOLED display as well....
11:13, 05/07/2019

Netflix didn't nail its 'Nailed It!' thumbnail and was called out Netflix's choice of thumbnail for one of its beloved original series got fingers wagging on Tuesday night after a Twitter user called out the streaming giant for the misstep....
01:13, 05/30/2019

Bill de Blasio called a ‘liar’ by protesters outside GMA interview Bill de Blasio’s first interview as a presidential candidate was marred on Thursday by protesters chanting “Liar!” and “Can’t run the city! Can’t run the country!” throughout the live segment. The mayor appea...
16:52, 05/16/2019

Trump administration to give Border Patrol agents authority to decide asylum claims on the spot: Sources The Department of Homeland Security is racing to implement a plan that would give federal law enforcement on the border the authority to conduct interviews with asylum seekers who fear returning to their home countries, according to two sources with ...
23:26, 05/02/2019

Sri Lankan Islamist Called for Violence on Facebook Before Easter Attacks A charismatic leader who allegedly helped plan and execute Sri Lanka’s Easter bombings called before the attacks for killing non-Muslims in Facebook posts that remained online despite complaints from moderate Muslims who say they asked the company to...
04:52, 05/01/2019

Kaitlin Bennett claims ‘liberals’ at Rutgers called cops on her The self-styled Kent State “Gun Girl” — whose graduation photo with an AR-10 went viral — blasted “a group of liberals” for calling the police on her during a visit to Rutgers University. Kaitlin Bennett claimed she was nearly booted off the campus i...
16:52, 05/03/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta claims Trump was just engaging in an 'act' when he called him 'fake news' CNN reporter Jim Acosta will reportedly release a new book, on June 11, in which he suggests that President Trump didn't take the "fake news" accusation seriously at the beginning of his presidency....
19:26, 05/25/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discrimination against the LGBT community dies in Texas,” said State Rep. Julie Johnson, an openly gay Dem...
17:39, 05/11/2019

Coroner Called To Scene Of Roof Collapse In Floyd County PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Floyd County Coroner has been dispatched to the scene of a roof collapse in Prestonsburg. The collapse happened at a business on Arnold Avenue and Court Street in downtown. The roof was blown off during a severe...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Google introduces swipeable Wear OS widgets called Tiles Over the next month, Google will be rolling out a new element of its Wear OS smartwatch software interface that’s meant to improve the ease and simplicity with which you access information. The new feature, announced today, is the introduction ...
16:39, 05/02/2019

Michael Cohen called himself 'a man all alone' ahead of imprisonment, recording shows President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen confided a sense of isolation and anger to actor Tom Arnold weeks before the estranged Trump organization fixer reported to federal prison....
15:39, 05/09/2019

First Redmi Laptop to Be Called RedmiBook 14, Alleged Specifications Leaked The rumoured upcoming Redmi laptop will reportedly be called RedmiBook 14. The RedmiBook 14 is said to be the first laptop to be released under Xiaomi's Redmi brand in China....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Spotify is testing a voice-controlled device called "Car Thing" The company says don't be surprised if you hear about new devices like "Voice Thing" and "Home Thing" sometime soon.        ...
21:52, 05/17/2019

Rialto Theatre’s hotel project called off, renovations still planned TUCSON – Last year, News 4 Tucson reported on a $88 million high-rise hotel project that was set to go up right behind the Rialto Theatre downtown. READ MORE: Downtown Tucson is growing with new development Part of the project was going to incl...
18:26, 05/30/2019

Twitter User Who Leaked Most E3 Announcements Says Nintendo's Lawyer Called Them After promising early and unreleased information about Nintendo’s E3 reveals on Twitter this weekend, an account that’s been leaking the rest of this week’s announcements says they received a call and email from Nintendo asking them to stop....
19:26, 06/10/2019

Coast Guard officer called 'terrorist' due back in court A Coast Guard lieutenant whom prosecutors describe as a domestic terrorist is due back in court next week for a hearing on the conditions of his possible release from federal custody....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Woman sues cop who called her ‘bleeding heart liberal’ during arrest A Pittsburgh woman claims she was arrested by a President Trump-loving cop who allegedly teased her for being a “bleeding heart liberal,” according to a new lawsuit. Darian Balcom said she was grilled over her political views in December 2017 when sh...
01:26, 05/03/2019

Parliamentarians directly called to take action on global issues by UN chief Addressing parliament elected officials from around the world gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York on Thursday for an annual hearing, UN chief António Guterres called for their support on legislation and financing of global solutions t...
04:39, 04/29/2019

Joe Jonas' Bachelor Party Was So Wild the Police Were Called 3 Times It looks like Joe Jonas' bachelor party was a wild time--so wild, in fact, the police called on the groom and his gang three times in one night. Nick Jonas and Kevin Jonas dished on......
18:00, 06/13/2019

AOC called out by meteorologist after linking DC tornado warning to climate change Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took to social media on Thursday during a tornado warning in Washington, D.C., and swiftly tried to connect it to climate change -- prompting one meteorologist to call her out for not knowing "the difference bet...
15:13, 05/24/2019

Yankees shuffle relievers: Jake Barrett to IL, Joe Harvey called up As Didi Gregorius takes steps toward returning, you knew the good Yankees injury vibes couldn’t last too long. Righty reliever Jake Barrett is the latest to go down, placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday, retroactive to Thursday, with right ...
19:13, 05/26/2019

AOC blames Twitter, readers after called out for tweets about Alabama pro-life law Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blamed Twitter's character limitations -- and the reading skills of her critics -- after getting called out for spreading misinformation about the newly signed abortion ban in Alabama....
13:13, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump "Very Surprised" After Son Called To Testify In Russia Probe US President Donald Trump rushed to his son's defence Thursday, saying he was "very surprised" by a Senate panel's order that Donald Trump Jr testify as part of its investigation into Russia election......
00:00, 05/10/2019

Reputed mobster called ‘Boobsie’ convicted of illegal gambling A reputed mobster called “Boobsie” gambled in Manhattan court Friday — and lost. Eugene Castelle, an alleged foot soldier for the Luchese crime family, had turned down a plea deal from the government that would have likely got him between eight and 1...
00:00, 06/01/2019

KCR Impact? Why Mamata Banerjee, Rahul Gandhi Seem To Have Called Truce Telengana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's meeting with his Kerala counterpart may have had an impact in distant Purulia in West Bengal. Campaigning in the same district, Rahul Gandhi and Mamata......
07:00, 05/08/2019

The Jonas Brothers strike deal for memoir called ‘Blood’ NEW YORK (AP) — The Jonas Brothers want to share their story. Musicians Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas have signed a deal with Macmillan to publish their memoir. The book will delve into the band’s formation, rise to stardom, breakup in 2013 and rec...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Rahul Baba Kept Mum When PM Modi Was Called ''Neech'': Amit Shah BJP president Amit Shah today accused Congress chief Rahul Gandhi of remaining silent after his party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar hurled abuses at Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
18:39, 05/16/2019

'I get called a sell-out all the time': Trump's voters of colour speak out What’s it like to be one of the few minority supporters among the president’s overwhelmingly white following?Follow the latest US politics news – liveDonald Trump likes to claim, among other things, that his presidency has been a huge success for non...
16:00, 05/21/2019

"I Never Called Meghan Markle Nasty," Tweets Donald Trump President Donald Trump sparked a new debate in Britain this past week, after calling past comments by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, "nasty," in an interview with the Sun tabloid....
07:39, 06/03/2019

‘Lying’ cops called to testify at trials: prosecutor’s records Five NYPD cops found guilty of lying didn’t just keep their jobs — they were set to bear witness at criminal trials as recently as January, The Post has learned....
02:26, 05/20/2019

He Claimed He Caught a Record-Breaking Fish. Now He’s Being Called a Liar. Anglers are fiercely protective of fishing records. When Tom Volk caught a huge walleye in North Dakota, it led to social media outcry and a criminal investigation....
12:39, 05/25/2019

BJP Should Be Called Bharatiya Jumla Party: Manish Sisodia On PM's Speech Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Delhi on Wednesday as "jumlebaazi" (rhetoric), saying the real name of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)......
22:52, 05/08/2019

Judge to weigh freeing Coast Guard officer called terrorist GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of drafting a hit list of prominent Democrats and journalists is getting a hearing on the conditions of his possible release from federal custody. A defense attorney has proposed several pretrial...
09:00, 05/07/2019

‘Fox and Friends’ called Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya ‘transgender.’ She’s not. Semenya, 28, is believed to have a condition that causes her body to produce testosterone at levels much higher than most women. Fox apologized on Thursday, saying it regretted the error....
05:52, 05/03/2019

Nike Called Out By Three Olympians Over Punitive Sponsorship Policy For Pregnant Athletes American 800-meter specialist Alysia Montaño has won six national championships, but she may be most famous for running the 2014 race while eight months pregnant with her daughter. Montaño, a 2012 Olympian, also ran in 2017 while five months pregnant...
02:13, 05/24/2019

New Zealand police called in after mass hacking attempt on 'wellbeing' budget Treasury says systems deliberately hacked, with more than 2,000 attempts since SundayNew Zealand police have been asked to investigate after the Treasury office said its systems were hacked in an attempt to reach documents on the forthcoming budget, ...
10:39, 05/29/2019

Bebe Rexha Claps Back at Body Shamer Who Called Her Too Thick Bebe Rexha doesn't have time for body shamers. The 29-year-old singer clapped back at a Twitter troll on Monday after the social media user made a comment about her......
00:13, 05/21/2019

Alysia Montaño called out Nike for not supporting parents. Many Americans can relate. The Olympian and seven-time national champion appeared to have it all: a healthy child, a supportive husband and her dream job. What she didn’t have, though, was maternity leave....
18:13, 05/29/2019

A dubious puck grab that wasn’t called helps sink Islanders RALEIGH, N.C. — Maybe the Hurricanes’ Justin Faulk closed his hand on the puck, but plays like that go uncalled every game. At least, that’s how the Islanders were trying to rationalize dealing with it. The defenseman came bursting out of the Hurrica...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Republican who called for Trump impeachment doubles down, says some of president's actions have been 'corrupt' Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., continued criticizing President Trump on Thursday, claiming that he engaged in both "inherently corrupt" actions as well as actions that were corrupt because of his intent....
00:39, 05/24/2019

Judge blocks release of Coast Guard officer called terrorist GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Maryland is blocking the release of a Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling combat gear and compiling a hit list of prominent Democrats and TV journalists. U.S. District Judge George Hazel agreed Monda...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Hand on doomed Oregon ship texted, called wife before death A crew member on a doomed Oregon crabbing vessel that sank in rough seas, killing all three aboard, sent desperate texts and told his wife he was putting on his life vest in the final moments before he was tossed overboard....
01:26, 05/16/2019

Colorado teen Joshua Jones called mom while subduing school shooter LITTLETON, Colo. — A student who helped thwart a shooting at a suburban Denver high school says he was still pinning one of the attackers down when he decided to call one of the most important people in his life — his mother. Joshua Jones, an 18-year...
09:39, 05/15/2019

Records show border patrol agent called migrants “subhuman” PHOENIX (AP) — A Border Patrol agent in Arizona sent texts calling immigrants “savages” and “subhuman” the month before using his patrol vehicle to knock over a Guatemalan man who was trying to flee, prosecutors say. Court documents filed earlier thi...
07:13, 05/21/2019

Texicanas Sneak Peek: Will Being Called "Anal" Send Mayra Spiraling? Everything's bigger in Texas, even the drama. E! News as your exclusive sneak peek at Texicanas, Bravo's latest reality endeavor, and if you're a Real Housewives fan, these ladies are......
22:26, 05/03/2019

Moldovan president suspended, snap election called as crisis deepens A Moldovan court temporarily relieved President Igor Dodon of his duties on Sunday to allow a stand-in to call a snap election, deepening a standoff between rival political parties over the formation of a new government after months of deadlock....
18:52, 06/09/2019

Add Finn Jones to the list of Game Of Thrones actors who called the ending When we realized Gwendoline Christie predicted one integral aspect of the Game Of Thrones finale a few years before it was even written, we were pretty impressed. Now, however, we’re forced to contend with the fact that Finn Jones, who played Loras T...
22:26, 05/31/2019

Meghan McCain Getting Called Out on Her Ilhan Omar Smears Is Beautiful Television Meghan McCain went on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Tuesday night, where the show’s host proceeded to call her out on her continual smearing of Rep. Ilhan Omar for nearly five tense minutes. It was excellent....
17:39, 05/08/2019

Stranded Florida teens' prayers answered by sailboat called 'Amen' A pair of Florida teens who were swept out to sea by a strong current said they were praying for help when their rescue came in the form of a boat called "The Amen."...
21:39, 05/03/2019

Cavan Biggio, son of Hall-of-Famer Craig, called up by Blue Jays TORONTO — Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was brought up by Toronto on Friday and set to make his major league debut against San Diego. Biggio was in the lineup to bat eighth and play second base, the position ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

India’s Modi paints image of Hindu ascetic called to power NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose Hindu nationalist party has declared victory in parliamentary elections, has carefully cultivated his image as a pious man of the people. Like President Donald Trump, to whom he is of...
12:52, 05/23/2019

Cuban activists had their annual pro-LGBT parade ready. Then the government called it off. Cuba’s National Center for Sex Education said the annual Conga Against Homophobia and Transphobia could not go ahead as planned due to “new tensions in the international and regional context.”...
01:26, 05/12/2019

Volkswagen Set to Launch a New Compact SUV Called Tarek for North America: Report During an event in Argentina, Volkswagen announced to the gathered crowd that a new SUV, slotted below the Tiguan, would be built for worldwide consumption. According to Argentina Autoblog he car will be built in Russia and China under the Tharu name...
02:52, 05/18/2019

Police fired 55 times at Willie McCoy. A consultant called it 'reasonable' The 20-year-old aspiring rapper had been sleeping in his car at a Taco Bell when Vallejo police shot himThe California police officers who killed Willie McCoy, a 20-year-old who had been sleeping in his car, fired 55 bullets at him in 3.5 seconds – w...
00:26, 06/13/2019

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and internet providers are American’s choice example of rapacious corporate gluttony. In Washington, however, t...
12:26, 06/12/2019

University of Alabama votes to return $26.5 million to donor who called for boycott The University of Alabama voted to return a $26.5 million gift from a donor who recently encouraged students to boycott the school over Alabama’s controversial new abortion law....
21:39, 06/07/2019

Incredible sportsmanship as Djokovic OVERRULES umpire, after Zverev serve called out "Novak Djokovic produced this amazing moment at the French Open on Thursday as he overruled a call from the umpire to award opponent Alex Zverev a point!"...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Joe Biden Called Heather Heyer’s Mother After Campaign Video Debut Susan Bro, whose daughter was killed at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., said she warned Mr. Biden to tread carefully around the episode and spoke with him about grief....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Iran’s president says it will keep excess enriched uranium, instead of selling it as called for by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says it will keep excess enriched uranium, instead of selling it as called for by nuclear deal....
10:13, 05/08/2019

Trump faces critics over Mexico deal called 'hostage-taking' by ex-WTO chief Pascal Lamy: tariff threats are against spirit of diplomacy Pelosi slams ‘tantrums’ while New York Times questions dealThe immigration agreement imposed on Mexico by Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs is a victory for “hostage-taking” ...
23:39, 06/08/2019

Ubisoft teases an Apple TV+ series called ‘Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet' Ubisoft is working on a live-action series called Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet, the company has announced at E3 2019. The new show, which stars Rob McElhenney (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and Danny Pudi (Community), is said to be co...
03:52, 06/11/2019

Norwegian Epic cruise passenger goes overboard in Mediterranean Sea; search for woman called off A woman went overboard from the Norwegian Epic cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea over the weekend, and in a grim development, officials called off the search for her on Sunday....
02:39, 06/10/2019

Kodak Black will remain jailed until trial, called a ‘danger to the community’ by judge Federal prosecutors in Miami on Wednesday successfully appealed a judge's decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest for a weapons violation....
00:39, 05/30/2019

Burial chamber full of riches called England’s version of King Tut’s tomb An underground chamber discovered accidentally by road workers in appears to be the site of the earliest Christian royal burial ever found in Britain, archaeologists say....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Google says it will address AI, machine learning model bias with technology called TCAV TCAV is short for Testing with Concept Activation Vectors and its a technology that can identify high concept signals and therefore defend against bias....
21:52, 05/07/2019

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ called super from jail to remove crime scene stickers The Ivy League grad on trial for shooting dead his father, allegedly in a dispute over his weekly allowance being cut, called his super from jail to have him remove crime scene stickers from his apartment door, according to Tuesday’s testimony. Prose...
02:39, 06/05/2019

Cachet Boutique hotel to get private rooftop deck called Glass Cube The Cachet Boutique hotel and its elegant Playboy Supper Club at 510 W. 42nd St. are being topped with a private rooftop observation deck and performance space fronted by a huge LED billboard. Known as the Glass Cube, it is being created for the priv...
04:52, 06/12/2019

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

Fairweather friends: Elton John’s best collaborations, from Aretha to A Tribe Called Quest Elton John has assumed many guises throughout his more than 50 years in music. Campy, glammy pop star. Earnest piano balladeer. Bluesy troubadour. Incisive, emotional storyteller. Disney soundtrack kingpin. However, his appearance on Dionne Warwick’s...
17:26, 05/30/2019

Kia SP2i Production Model Spotted Sans Camouflage; To Be Called Seltos Globally The production version of the Kia SP2i concept-based SUV was recently spotted while being filmed for a TV commercial, outside India. As per the badging on the SUV, the production version of the SP2i......
12:52, 05/30/2019

Jason Momoa called out fisherman that mutilated a shark: 'Never have I wanted to hurt a human as much as I did' In true “Aquaman” fashion, actor Jason Momoa called out a pair of Icelandic fishermen after they filmed themselves laughing as they cut off a shark’s tail just to toss it back into the ocean wounded....
18:26, 06/03/2019

Archer called up, Willey left out of England's final 15-man squad for Cricket World Cup "David Willey has missed out on a place in England\u0027s 15-man squad for the ICC Men\u0027s Cricket World Cup, but there is a space for Sussex bowler Jofra Archer."...
12:13, 05/21/2019

Telesup school’s fake façade called ‘a symbol of Peruvian university system’ Education inspectors revealed the university had failed to get accreditation, prompting the state to order a shutdownFrom the street, the newest site of the Telesup university in Lima appeared to be a gleaming, glass-fronted 7-story tower. Inside, ho...
14:13, 06/08/2019

When Taco Bell runs out of tacos, who do you call? One person reportedly called the police When Taco Bell runs out of tacos, who do you call? In Louisiana, a consumer called the police department.        ...
06:26, 06/05/2019

Nadler once called Holder contempt vote ‘shameful,’ now leads charge against Barr House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., led the charge Wednesday to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt of Congress -- but Nadler took a very different stance on contempt back in 2012....
16:52, 05/09/2019

Sen. Josh Hawley proposes ban of Candy Crush, other so-called ‘loot box’ apps that he says target kids Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley is targeting the tech industry by proposing a ban on “pay-to-win” and “loot box apps aimed at children that offer an assortment of digital items that critics say can be costly for parents and fosters addiction and gambling....
11:13, 05/09/2019

Come Jan. 1, Abortion Will Be Virtually Outlawed in the State of Georgia as Governor Signs So-Called Heartbeat Bill Into Law With a stroke of a pen Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp basically outlawed abortions in his state, signing into law the so-called heartbeat bill....
04:52, 05/08/2019

Trump 'smiled' when North Korea called Biden 'low IQ,' suggests critical editorial was a 'signal' President Trump reiterated his confidence in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, indicating that the rogue nation may have tried to send him a "signal" with its critical editorial on former vice president Joe Biden....
01:26, 05/26/2019

Medieval fighting game For Honor just got a new limited time mode called Shadows of the Hitokiri. Medieval fighting game For Honor just got a new limited time mode called Shadows of the Hitokiri. On Twitter, the mode’s description reads, “Face the Hitokiri, the ghostly Samurai fighting with their masakari in this limited time in-game event. Custo...
23:00, 06/10/2019

North Korea Called John Bolton a ‘War Monger’ After He Said Missile Tests Violated Rules (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called the North’s recent tests of short-range missiles a violati...
11:39, 05/27/2019

Alleged ‘Hollywood Ripper’ trial begins; Ashton Kutcher could be called to testify: report The trial of a man who has been charged with allegedly killing two women in their California homes -- including one woman who dated actor Ashton Kutcher -- began on Thursday in Los Angeles, according to reports....
02:13, 05/03/2019

Elizabeth Warren called 'the original Rachel Dolezal' in awkward interview over ancestry claims A radio interview with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren turned awkward Friday after the host pressed the candidate over her past claims of Native American ancestry and told her, “You're kind of like the original Rachel Dolezal.”...
19:39, 05/31/2019

'Voice' judges Kelly Clarkson, John Legend called 'unpatriotic' for 'God Bless the USA' critiques Kelly Clarkson and John Legend have being accused of being unpatriotic after the two coaches on “The Voice” criticized Gyth Rigdon’s rendition of “God Bless the U.S.A.”...
23:26, 05/14/2019

James Comey Called Donald Trump a ‘Chronic Liar’ on National TV and Y’all’s Little ‘President’ Is Pissed Two years to the date after he was unceremoniously fired from his job as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation by Donald J. Trump, James Comey took questions Thursday night at a CNN town hall hosted by Anderson Cooper....
23:00, 05/10/2019

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized independence from politics — in an uncomfortable position....
00:39, 06/08/2019

Valve's Auto Chess Game Is Called Dota Underlords, Open Beta Next Week A few weeks ago, Valve announced that it’d be making its own version of the massively popular Dota 2 mod Auto Chess. Today, it revealed that it’s called Dota Underlords, and it’ll go into open beta in “approximately” one week. And if you’ve purchased...
00:39, 06/14/2019

UGG has a sister company called Koolaburra that designs cute sandals and casual sneakers under $100 — here’s how they stack up Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
00:52, 06/08/2019

Daughter of Catherine Oxenberg, India, called a 'monster' over alleged NXIVM sex cult involvement A Nxivm whistleblower once lashed out at India Oxenberg, calling her a “monster” for “spreading hate” as part of the alleged sex cult, an attorney claimed on Thursday....
15:52, 05/17/2019

A company called Armbruster-Stageway out of Fort Smith, Arkansas has quite a long history of buildin A company called Armbruster-Stageway out of Fort Smith, Arkansas has quite a long history of building funeral coaches and limos. Back in the ’70s, it built this 454 cubic-inch, fifteen-passenger monster Chevrolet Suburban. I love the look of all thos...
18:52, 05/20/2019

Virat Kohli on South Africa's woes and being called 'immature' by Kagiso Rabada – video India’s captain Virat Kohli brushed aside criticism from Kagiso Rabada after the South African cricketer said he ‘comes across as very immature’.Rabada told the Cricket Monthly that while Kohli is a ‘phenomenal player’, ‘he can’t take the abuse’.Kohl...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Justin Amash, GOP Congressman Who Called President Trump’s Conduct ‘Impeachable,’ Faces a Primary Challenge (GREENVILLE, Mich.) — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, is facing a primary challenge. State Rep. Jim Lower (LOW’-ur) announced Monday he’s runni...
19:13, 05/20/2019

West Virginia Woman Who Called Michelle Obama ‘Ape in Heels’ Headed to Prison for Embezzling $18,000 in FEMA Aid Ah, karma. The ousted director of a West Virginia nonprofit who got the boot after referring to then (and always) first lady Michelle Obama as an “ape in heels” is now headed to federal prison for wrongly accepting monies meant for flood victims....
04:52, 06/04/2019

Constance Wu issues apology after fans called her 'ungrateful' for complaining about her sitcom 'Fresh Off the Boat' being renewed Kelsey McNeal/ABC via Getty Images On Saturday, actress Constance Wu took to Twitter to apologize for recently complaining about the renewal of her ABC sitcom "Fresh Off the Boat." Wu explained that the renewal meant she would have to pass on anothe...
23:00, 05/11/2019

The Soviet MD-160 “Caspian Sea Monster” ground effect vehicle aquatic plane/boat [called an ekranopl The Soviet MD-160 “Caspian Sea Monster” ground effect vehicle aquatic plane/boat [called an ekranoplan in local parlance] is a little like the combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell that some small midwest towns have. It’s not particularly good at flyin...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Swiss Soccer Match Called Off After Angry Fans Demand Players Give Up Their Shirts And Socks Grasshopper Club Zurich are historically the biggest club in Switzerland. But for the first time in 68 years, Grasshoppers were relegated to the second division with this weekend’s loss to Luzern. This didn’t sit well with fans, who communicated thei...
22:52, 05/13/2019

Hear George Lucas' First Screening of Star Wars as Recreated in a New Narrative Podcast Called Blockbuster Did you ever dream of being in the room during an iconic moment of film history? A new podcast called Blockbuster is doing its best to make that dream a reality.Read more......
04:26, 05/15/2019

Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine called teammate's family about shooting, witnesses urged to come forward Just hours after celebrating being selected as the New York Giants’ sixth-round draft pick, cornerback Corey Ballentine had to make a heartbreaking call to his college teammate’s family Sunday to tell them their 23-year-old son was shot and killed in...
22:13, 04/29/2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called Rep. Ilhan Omar after Trump’s tweet sparked a flood of death threats Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey privately phoned Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday, more than a week after President Trump shared an incendiary video targeting the congresswoman that resulted in her receiving a flood of death threats....
18:52, 04/28/2019

David Ortiz shooting highlights crime plaguing Dominican Republic, slugger had called on police chief to 'take care of' it David Ortiz hoped the Dominican Republic would have increased security prior to Sunday night shooting that left him with a gunshot wound in the torso at near point-blank range....
18:13, 06/12/2019

Gay Rights There’s never been a better time to be gay, except in a handful of places where it’s become worse. Gay-rights activists have made historic gains in a fraction of the time it took the movements for civil rights and women’s rights. Two generations ago,...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Terrorism joke gets cops called on Egyptian-American comedian Ahmed Ahmed An Egyptian-American comedian had the cops called on him after a stand-up set in Florida over the weekend — when an audience member took his joke about terrorism seriously. Funnyman Ahmed Ahmed, 48, told The Post the ordeal started when told a ...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Bette Midler thanks those who defended her after Trump called her a 'washed up psycho' After the president referred to Bette Midler as a "washed up psycho" on Tuesday, the actress is thanking those who defended her.        ...
20:26, 06/05/2019

Fyre Festival founder apparently writing a memoir called Promythus: The God of Fyre Billy McFarland is currently serving six years in a medium-security prison for the schadenfreude-laden grift that was Fyre Festival, a luxury music festival that left its upper-crust clientele stranded on a Bahamian island and screwed island locals o...
20:13, 05/03/2019

Roguelike dungeon crawler Unexplored is getting a sequel, called Unexplored 2: The Wayfarer’s Legacy Roguelike dungeon crawler Unexplored is getting a sequel, called Unexplored 2: The Wayfarer’s Legacy. It’s available now in open access on crowdfunding platform Fig....
21:52, 06/10/2019

Report: Boeing Insiders Called FAA Hotline to Report Issues With 737 Max Jets At least four current or former Boeing employees called a Federal Aviation Administration hotline to report issues with the company’s 737 Max line of jets on April 5, the day after Ethiopia’s minister of transportation released a preliminary report o...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Bose Launches Its AR Audio Sunglasses in India, Called Bose Frames Bose Frames will go on sale beginning next week in the country alongside Bose Frames Lens Collection. The Bose Frames combine three functionalities into one device – premium sunglasses, wireless......
13:26, 06/13/2019

Apple just took a direct shot at Google and Facebook with a new service called 'Sign in with Apple' (AAPL) Apple Apple introduced a new sign-in service called "Sign in with Apple" at its WWDC keynote on Monday. The new service is a direct shot at Google and Facebook, which offer similar services but sell your personal information to advertisers and third...
21:52, 06/03/2019

Robinson Cano, called out for not hustling, gets hurt hustling in Mets' game vs. Nationals Two days after being benched for a lack of hustle, the New York Mets' Robinson Cano appeared to injure his leg running out a ground ball.        ...
03:26, 05/23/2019

Arsenal coach who called young official a 'little p****' should pay fine to referee fund, say charity A referees' charity today demanded an overhaul of football's disciplinary procedures after an Arsenal academy coach was fined and banned for calling a teenage female referee a "little p****"....
14:26, 06/14/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexander Görlach....
07:52, 05/17/2019

Hilaria Baldwin fires back at critic who called her 'annoying' for sharing miscarriage news Alec Baldwin's wife had opened up about her pregnancy journey and when a critic commented it should be "private," she asked for compassion.        ...
00:52, 05/02/2019

China says will protect rights of its businesses China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the country will take necessary measures to safeguard the rights and interests of its businesses, after the United States hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with severe sanctions....
10:52, 05/16/2019

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
12:26, 05/22/2019

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated to the promotion of human rights, in a move that is likely to put the UK’s patchy approach to autocra...
13:52, 05/20/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously restricting people’s freedoms, according to a new report that warns of a growing repression around the...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
14:52, 05/25/2019

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. people....
01:13, 06/02/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated their fundamental right to maintain their culture....
19:39, 05/12/2019

On the frontline in the fight for LGBT rights Ruth Hunt joined Stonewall 14 years ago, quickly rising to become the charity’s chief executive. In that time she has seen huge strides made towards equality for LGBT people. As she prepares to step down in August, she reflects on how much further th...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
20:13, 05/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up this morning. This time, Warren is using recent abortion bans and restrictions in Alabama and other stat...
19:00, 05/17/2019

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have publicly supported a boycott of Israel or its West Bank settlemen...
22:26, 05/24/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v. Wade....
01:13, 05/14/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
06:00, 06/14/2019

San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of San Francisco is suing the Trump administration over its new regulation allowing health care professionals to opt out of providing treatments they oppose. City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed the lawsuit in U.S. District C...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the breeding of captive animals unless their young are destined to be reintroduced into the wild. Barc...
11:39, 05/23/2019

MLB panel cuts value of Nats’ TV rights in dispute with O’s A Major League Baseball panel hearing the long-running dispute between the Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over money from the cable channel they jointly own said Washington should receive $296.8 million from the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network for its t...
22:00, 05/14/2019

The original ‘Tales of the City’ was a gay rights trailblazer When the original “Tales of the City” mini-series (as they were called back in the day) premiered in January 1994 on PBS, NBC’s “Must See TV” (“Friends,” “Seinfeld” and “ER”) was all anybody watched. Based on a series of Armistead Maupin San Francisc...
02:00, 05/10/2019

U.N. rights office concerned by use of force in Venezuela The United Nations human rights office said on Wednesday it was "extremely worried" by reports of excessive use of force against demonstrators across Venezuela....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions.        ...
01:52, 05/22/2019

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....
01:00, 06/12/2019

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonomy....
03:13, 05/16/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
03:52, 05/23/2019

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
05:26, 05/22/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally in Georgia Supporters of abortion rights rallied at the Georgia State Capitol as part of a national campaign responding to states that have passed new abortion restrictions. (May 21)        ...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Warsaw: Tens of thousands march for gay rights Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski said he wanted the city to remain "open" and "tolerant." The LGBT community in Poland has come under sustained attack in recent months by the ruling right-wing Law and Justice party....
13:00, 06/09/2019

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the Hyde Amendment after all, according to CNN....
10:39, 06/07/2019

K-pop group NCT 127 visits the LA Zoo Fans of the K-pop group NCT 127 donated money in January to name a baby Southern pudu at the LA Zoo after one of its members, Haechan. On Wednesday, Haechan took selfies with his namesake. (May 15)        ...
08:13, 05/16/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme Court ruling establishing a woman's right to it....
23:00, 05/15/2019

John Oliver: equal rights are 'so obvious, you assume we already have it' The Last Week Tonight host discussed the equal rights amendment’s importance and long journey to ratificationJohn Oliver’s Last Week Tonight on Sunday revolved around the topic of the unpassed equal rights amendment and its importance to gender discr...
18:52, 06/10/2019

Looted art, gay rights merge in recovery of Polish painting WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A same-sex Los Angeles couple was dumbfounded when Homeland Security agents showed up at their home with the news that a beloved old portrait hanging in their kitchen had been looted by the Nazis from Poland’s National Mus...
13:13, 05/05/2019

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists are launching a renewed effort to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short last year...
00:00, 05/29/2019

Mapuche rappers fight for indigenous rights in Chile With songs like "We'll Beat the State," Chilean rappers Wechekeche Ni Trawun are on a mission to support the Mapuche indigenous people's fight for justice and land rights....
18:39, 04/30/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Heeding the call for women’s rights around the planet Women and activists have been reflecting on the progress made across the world in 2018 in reducing discrimination and inequalities based on gender and what hopes they have for 2019....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights violations will be met with "reciprocal measures."...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Would a Hollywood boycott protect women's rights? Elizabeth Debicki, Erika Christensen, Lake Bell and Rosanna Arquette discuss an industry boycott of states passing restrictive abortion laws. (June 14)        ...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Netflix just bought the rights to two of the best movies from Cannes 2019 Netflix might not be allowed to compete at Cannes, but that doesn’t mean the streaming giant isn’t closely following the action. Or that it has given up looking to offer some of the best content coming out of the festival on its streaming...
07:39, 05/28/2019

Prosecutors try to revoke parental rights in Illinois case An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for their younger son....
23:52, 04/29/2019

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

Why a Hamptons Highway Is a Battleground Over Native American Rights As many rich and famous New Yorkers headed out to the Hamptons on Memorial Day weekend, they were welcomed by large billboards erected by the local Shinnecock Indians in defiance of government orders....
16:52, 05/27/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
14:39, 05/28/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Canada World: Voice for Women and Girls.'...
01:13, 05/04/2019

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
17:39, 05/21/2019

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn less direct restrictions pass...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international investigation into killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs....
11:00, 06/08/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Dubbed the...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Abortion rights demonstration held on Cannes red carpet Ahead of Saturday's premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival in France....
18:13, 05/19/2019

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico’s president The head of Mexico’s governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don’t appear to be a priority for his administration...
02:13, 06/04/2019

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo that he believes he owns. The suit was filed on a travel day for the NBA Finals; L...
06:26, 06/04/2019

Malaysia's new government slow on reforms, rights groups say Malaysia's new government has failed to deliver on most of its human rights reform promises in its first year in power, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said on Wednesday....
12:26, 05/08/2019

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
08:13, 05/22/2019

On National Day of Prayer, Trump defends conscience rights The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Mexico, Honduras say will work together to protect migrant rights Mexico and Honduras will coordinate to protect the rights of Honduran migrants in transit through Mexico as well as strengthen their cooperation to tackle human trafficking, their foreign ministries said in a joint statement on Friday....
08:39, 06/15/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
14:13, 06/03/2019

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family's rights A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profanely yelling commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters because one of the ch...
05:00, 06/15/2019

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don't appear to be a priority for his administration....
02:26, 06/04/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, vivacious conga. Since it was launched in 2007, it has provided a moment for gay and transgender peop...
12:52, 05/12/2019

BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump's election Despite PR damage over earlier spills, documents show oil firm pressed for reduced regulationBP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oil in the Arctic sea and an Alaskan wildlife refuge after Donald Trump was elected president, accordin...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three months of the year....
00:39, 05/09/2019

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang: envoy China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang region, where he said "education training centers" were helping to stamp out extremism and give people new skills....
11:13, 06/13/2019

Israelis stage mass wedding to advocate for gay rights TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis have participated in a mass wedding in Tel Aviv to demand the right to same-sex marriage ahead of the country’s Gay Pride week. Tuesday’s event involved an unofficial wedding ceremony for 23 ga...
22:39, 06/04/2019

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emigrate to the United States. Her organization directly fought the Trump administration’s travel ban w...
19:52, 06/05/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. (May 17)     ...
21:26, 05/17/2019

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a week after their arrest which their supporters said was meant to appease the Trump administration....
23:39, 06/12/2019

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family’s rights PHOENIX (AP) — A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profanely yelling commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters becaus...
18:26, 06/15/2019

Animal-rights protester poaches mic from Sen. Kamala Harris A man-bun-sporting animal-rights activist ripped a microphone from Sen. Kamala Harris’ hands during a campaign event in California, prompting outrage on social media and praise for how the senator’s husband stepped in to stop the loon. Th...
07:00, 06/03/2019

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling for a "new vision."...
16:00, 05/22/2019

U.N. rights body calls for release of Chinese lawyer A Chinese lawyer held for more than 16 months without trial is being unlawfully detained for his human rights work and should be released, a United Nations watchdog has said....
20:39, 05/31/2019

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown on drugs in the Philippines....
14:00, 06/07/2019

Government To Analyse Requests For Allocation Of Jet Flying Rights The government is planning to allocate Jet Airways' international flying rights to other airlines such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, GoAir and Vistara...
12:52, 05/17/2019