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Trump’s history of denigrating majority black countries hangs over his response to Bahamian refugees

Just hours after the head of Customs and Border Protection said Bahamians fleeing for their lives would be allowed into the U.S., the president said the people seeking shelter included "some very bad people and some very bad gang ...

Trump’s history of denigrating majority black countries hangs over his response to Bahamian refugees

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Bury's future hangs in the balance: weekend football countdown – as it happened Jill Neville asks Steve Dale to give up control of Bury in letterPremier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend 5.45pm BST Thanks for reading. Time to sign off although don’t forget there is Premier League action this evening in the form of A...
13:32, 08/23/2019

Austria's Kurz seeks to contain scandal damage as fate hangs in balance Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz sought on Wednesday to contain the fallout from the collapse of his coalition government but did little to quell the anger of opposition parties that could depose him within days....
08:32, 05/22/2019

Neil Warnock’s future at Cardiff City hangs in the balance after relegation The 70-year-old manager says he has another season in him but it may have to be elsewhere despite almost keeping up a side that had plenty of grit but significant limitationsWith the dust still to settle on a season that will always be defined by tra...
15:48, 05/05/2019

Confusion hangs over Mueller testimony, as Dems plan marathon hearings House Democrats are planning to turn former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated congressional testimony next week into a marathon string of hearings, setting the stage for what could be hours of back-to-back questioning by dozens of l...
12:00, 07/10/2019

Much-traveled minor-league, NHL goalie Mike McKenna hangs up the skates Journeyman goaltender Mike McKenna announces his retirement after a career that included stints with 15 NHL organizations and 22 professional teams.       ...
22:32, 08/27/2019

Dennis Rodman, who hangs with Trump and Kim, says Korea peace deal 'could still work' Former U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman, one of a handful of Westerners to have met North Korean head of state Kim Jong Un, and a friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Monday he thought the two leaders could work out a deal....
01:00, 09/10/2019

Melania Trump wears red cape gown (by Meghan's wedding dress designer); Trumps host royals The first lady wore a red Givenchy cape gown to host royals at dinner - by the same designer who made Duchess Meghan's wedding gown.        ...
16:00, 06/04/2019

'This is a dark day': fears grow as fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic hangs in balance Scores join protests downtown as anger simmers over possible closure of Missouri’s only abortion clinicMegan Ellyia Green knew she was going to be arrested when she walked into the Wainwright Building on Thursday. Related: Ten years after abortion do...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Boston Radio Host Hangs Up On Carolina Hurricanes Reporter Because Of His Southern Accent To preview the upcoming Carolina Hurricanes–Boston Bruins playoff series, Boston sports radio show Toucher & Rich had Chip Alexander, Canes beat writer for the Raleigh News and Observer, call in Wednesday to talk hockey. It wasn’t long before one...
17:48, 05/09/2019

'Brady Bunch' cast hangs wood paneling and beaded curtains to remake TV home A renovation of the house seen in classic TV show "The Brady Bunch" meticulously replicates the famous wood-paneled living room, the orange and green kitchen and even Greg's groovy attic, actors from the series said on Thursday....
01:16, 07/26/2019

Zoinks, Kenan Thompson hangs with Mystery Incorporated in this exclusive Scooby Doo And Guess Who? clip For 50 years, Scooby Doo and his perpetually meddling friends at Mystery Incorporated have uncovered countless dastardly deeds and perplexing grudges, one near-abandoned building at a time. On a few occasions they’ve been joined by a roster of famous...
13:48, 09/11/2019

Boston sports talk radio host hangs up on Hurricanes reporter because he had a southern accent Boston sports talk radio host hung up on Hurricanes reporter during interview: "Can't listen to a guy with a southern accent talk about hockey."        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Bachelorette's Tyler Cameron Hangs Out With Gigi Hadid Just Days After Date Night at Hannah Brown's Pad This is guaranteed to stir up some drama. Just days after he spent the night at Bachelorette Hannah Brown's place, the love hunt's runner-up Tyler Cameron was seen hanging out......
11:16, 08/05/2019

Daily on Energy: Grassley warns that Trump's ethanol plan hangs in the balance without China trade deal SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
12:48, 05/10/2019

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11:48, 06/28/2019

'You don't have to look black to be black': The complex racial identity of a tiny Ohio town - video In the remote Ohio town of East Jackson, which sits in the Appalachian foothills, residents have for decades identified as black – despite the fact they appear white. Tom Silverstone and Francisco Navas visit a place where residents' racial lines hav...
12:32, 07/25/2019

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him a...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Black Is the New Black: Harlem's Fashion Row Presented a Challenge at Its 2019 Gala—and We Were Present “Tonight was a test. How many of you passed?” asked Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) founder Brandice Daniel of the packed house at New York City’s One World Observatory on Thursday evening. The invitation’s dress code read “All Black Everything”—which, to...
13:16, 09/06/2019

Uber announces major Black and Black SUV enhancements, including Quiet Mode Uber Black and Uber Black SUV, the original luxury experiences, are getting consistent improvements in the United States this week. Apparently, many customers have requested top-notch service and premium comfort when using these experiences, and Uber...
02:16, 05/15/2019

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
20:48, 08/19/2019

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It The rise in the suicide rate for black children ages 5 to 12 is an overlooked national emergency, according to a panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on the eve of Mental Health Awareness Month....
12:16, 05/02/2019

Black Girls Rock! Reminds Us That the World Would Be Lost Without Black Women We owe black women a debt that we could never even imagine repaying. They have blessed us with their presence and for that, we are better as a collective. The love they have shown us held us through some of our darkest times, while simultaneously rem...
01:32, 09/09/2019

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On F...
09:48, 08/03/2019

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on ed...
10:36, 08/11/2019

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge:...
18:16, 08/10/2019

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Edit...
15:16, 07/11/2019

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced disc...
23:16, 06/23/2019

'End of the road': Theresa May hangs on as leadership crisis deepens - what the papers say The papers have had their say on Theresa May's premiership and when it should end as the latest Cabinet resignation piled pressure on her to step down as leader....
19:32, 05/22/2019

Singapore GP diary: 'Unhealthy' haze hangs over Singapore, then disappears The Formula One paddock is a busy place that hosts a lot of serious business over a race weekend, but here we try to bring you some of the news stories you might otherwise miss ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix....
07:32, 09/19/2019

Refugees should not have to pay fee to seek asylum: U.N. The U.N. refugee agency said on Tuesday that seeking asylum was a fundamental right and that people lodging applications should not be made to pay a fee, as proposed by the Trump administration....
05:16, 04/30/2019

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II — among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey of his Polish forefathers in a documentary....
00:48, 06/04/2019

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessing basic banking products. Euromoney finds out how integrating refugees into the formal financial syst...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Canada took in more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says Canada resettled 28,100 refugees last year, overtaking the US for the first time since the 1980 Refugee Act, UN report foundCanada took in more refugees than any other country in the world in 2018, according to a United Nations report, knocking the U...
17:16, 06/19/2019

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) released new data on Tuesday showing that only 55,700 of them – 4.7 per cent –...
11:16, 04/28/2019

UN: Invest in education for refugees 'or pay the price' More than half of all refugee children do not attend school, the United Nations Refugee Agency said Friday, warning host countries to correct the situation or "pay the price."...
07:32, 08/30/2019

Prominent refugees and their contribution to the UK – in pictures Ahead of Refugee Week, Jillian Edelstein portraits celebrate the contribution of people from diverse refugee backgrounds. You, Me and Those Who Came Before, commissioned by Counterpoints Arts, will preview at the Tate Exchange in London as part of it...
10:16, 05/21/2019

Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detention camp is just the latest attack to target refugee facilities....
13:00, 07/04/2019

More Than 250,000 Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh Get First ID Cards: UN The UN said Friday it has registered more than 250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, providing many with their first ever identification cards and proof of their right to return to Myanmar in the......
16:32, 05/17/2019

My Europe: The cynical handling of refugees Brussels and Berlin frequently point out that refugees have human rights, but the reality in neighboring Balkan states looks different. That is cynical, says Norbert Mappes-Niediek....
04:32, 06/24/2019

Turkey cracks down on Syrian refugees President Erdogan has threatened to ditch the EU refugee deal. After election losses and faced with escalating conflict in Idlib, the attitude toward the growing number of Syrian refugees has become increasingly harsh....
05:16, 09/15/2019

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing of responsibility for global crises."...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Canada resettled more refugees than US in 2018, UN says Canada overtook the United States as the world's leading host of formally resettled refugees in 2018, according to statistics compiled by the United Nations....
20:32, 06/19/2019

Majority of US women think this tax is sexist Three in four women think the tampon tax should be eradicated, according to new research. A study of 2,000 women who have had periods examined the taboos and lack of communication surrounding menstruation and found that 67 percent think taxing femini...
19:48, 05/28/2019

US to send hospital ship to help with Venezuelan refugees The Pentagon says a U.S. Navy hospital ship is preparing to deploy to Latin America to provide medical services in countries where several million Venezuelans have taken refuge....
17:48, 05/07/2019

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....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Hundreds of refugees protest outside Australian Parliament Hundreds of protesters have rallied outside Parliament House highlighting the uncertain futures of many refugees since Australia replaced permanent protection visas with temporary visas...
00:48, 07/29/2019

Austrian state plans 'Ten Commandments' for refugees Refugees in Lower Austria are to be issued with "Ten Commandments of Immigration" by regional authorities. Included in the edicts is a requirement for migrants to show gratitude to Austria....
01:32, 05/13/2019

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were sent a box of food to last them a week. The food they get is the same food refugees live off of. The Ra...
23:48, 06/20/2019

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to states looking for lasting migration policy, says DW's Bernd Riegert....
14:48, 07/18/2019

ECJ: Refugees cannot automatically be deported after committing crimes The European Court of Justice has ruled that countries cannot deport people who would be in serious danger in their countries of origin, even if they commit crimes. However, they could lose their refugee status....
10:48, 05/14/2019

‘I almost got killed’: the Hmong refugees who call the US home As Trump attempts to dismantle the resettlement program, the city of Wausau is a microcosm of the challenges and opportunities that come from welcoming refugeesThe harrowing journey Nou Vang Thao took to freedom was nearly over when a boat captain ga...
01:00, 06/28/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet 'appalled' at U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is "appalled" at the conditions in which the United States is keeping detained migrants and refugees, including children, her office said in a statement on Monday....
06:16, 07/08/2019

Fortress Europe: what happens to the refugees sent back to Libya? The EU’s efforts to stem the flow migration from Africa across the Mediterranean has meant assisting the Libyan coastguard to intercept boats. But what happens when asylum seekers are returned to war-torn Libya? Sally Hayden has spent months investig...
19:32, 05/07/2019

Germany: Over 600 attacks on refugees in first half of 2019 Asylum-seekers and refugees continue to be a target of attack in Germany — and they are almost always victims of far-right violence. Offenses range from verbal slurs to arson and dangerous bodily harm....
03:16, 09/05/2019

U.S. deports 37 Cambodian refugees after criminal convictions Thirty-seven Cambodian deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, 32 of them refugees who fled during the rule of the genocidal Khmer Rouge in the 1970s or war that followed their ouster, an aid group said....
03:48, 07/04/2019

Five EU interior ministers want quotas for shipwrecked refugees At a meeting in Malta, the three largest countries in the EU want to find a solution to the issue of distributing migrants. Will other countries follow their lead? Bernd Riegert reports....
14:00, 09/22/2019

Lesbos: Hellish conditions for refugees in Moria The EU-Turkey deal may have reduced the number of people arriving through the Aegean Sea, but conditions for refugees on the Greek islands are going from bad to worse. The camp in Moria is overflowing with refugees....
23:32, 09/12/2019

Palestinian refugees say Trump cannot bury right of return A U.S. Middle East peace plan is stirring anger and apprehension in Palestinian refugee camps around the region by raising the prospect that a long-cherished dream of returning to former homes in what is now Israel will be forever crushed....
09:16, 06/25/2019

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. Caroline Gluck...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and experts scratching their heads...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Moscow: Refugees, locals dance to the same tune Russia accepts very few refugees. Those who come have a hard time socializing. But a local NGO has come up with an idea to change that and show them that Moscow can be friendly....
10:16, 09/07/2019

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, sharing intimate details about the families he met while imploring the US to...
08:32, 05/02/2019

Majority of vacationers would rather have no air conditioning than no internet Americans would rather endure such vacation travesties as lost luggage or food poisoning, rather than go without internet while on vacation. Almost half of respondents (49 percent) said that no internet access would qualify as a vacation disaster ‒ j...
19:32, 08/12/2019

The majority of us are considered ‘zombie eaters’ Move over ‘The Walking Dead’, Americans are the real ‘zombie eaters’, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 Americans examined their eating and snacking habits, discovering that the majority (88 percent) are ‘zombie eaters’ – admitting to lookin...
19:32, 07/23/2019

Ukrainian President's Party Set to Win Majority The new party of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was on course to win an outright majority in Parliament—better than expected and a first for any single party in the country’s history....
08:32, 07/22/2019

Separatists aim for majority as New Caledonia votes Ballot comes six months after closer-than-expected referendum raised questions over French control of islandsVoters in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia cast ballots for their local Congress on Sunday, with separatists hoping to win a maj...
21:32, 05/11/2019

Majority of new technology investments in UAE will be on data Enterprises in the UAE are rushing to digitally transform themselves in a bid to be operationally efficient, more agile, create new experiences for customers and create new revenue streams.About one-third of the spending in the third-platform technol...
00:32, 05/15/2019

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
14:48, 05/25/2019

Pope in Bulgaria says refugees deserve love, not disdain Pope Francis told refugees Monday in Bulgaria’s showcase refugee center that they are bearing the “cross of humanity,” as he pressed his call for the migrant-skeptic Balkan country to welcome poor and desperate foreigners with love and not disdain...
07:32, 05/06/2019

Iranians criticize deputy FM over remarks on Afghan refugees TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians have harshly criticized the country’s deputy foreign minister after he threatened to expel Afghan refugees from Iran in retaliation for U.S. sanctions. The semi-official Tasnim news agency on Thursday criticized Abb...
12:32, 05/09/2019

'Not without our rights': Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Myanmar Displaced families selected for repatriation say they will not go back, with lack of citizenship a sticking pointMuslim Rohingyas housed in sprawling refugee camps in Bangladesh are refusing to return to Myanmar, United Nations and local officials ha...
20:32, 08/20/2019

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fear of political persecution or threat to their secu...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about conditions in the country, and how the EU shares some of the blame....
09:00, 06/17/2019

Turkey threatens to 'open the gates' to Europe for refugees The Turkish president has vowed to unblock what was once considered the main gateway for refugees seeking sanctuary in Europe. Recep Tayyip Erdogan demanded the US and the EU create a safe zone in northern Syria....
01:16, 09/06/2019

Democrats condemn reported Trump plan to bar most refugees from US Administration officials reportedly aim to slash admissionsBeto O’Rourke: ‘We need more refugees, not fewer’Leading Democrats have condemned reported moves by the Trump administration to effectively bar refugees arriving from most parts of the world....
17:48, 09/06/2019

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for holidays might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper. Some newcomers simultaneously claim to be fleeing persecution there....
09:00, 08/18/2019

Judge: U.S. rule change for refugees undermines federal law A federal judge in California has blocked a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants arriving at the U.S. border, just hours after it was upheld in a different court....
06:48, 07/25/2019

‘I thought psychologists were for crazy people’: can therapy help refugees? Their journeys over, many asylum seekers in Europe find themselves struggling with mental health problems. Seven people – and the therapists working with them – share their storiesFor Muntaser, it’s the memory of militiamen raiding his village in Dar...
19:32, 08/31/2019

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India....
00:16, 06/14/2019

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
01:00, 06/19/2019

'I'm like a mouse in a trap': trauma of Europe's refugees – in pictures Mental health is a critical issue for those who have fled their homes to Europe. Many feel stuck, both physically and mentally: held in limbo by immigration systems and tormented by the horror of past experiences Continue reading......
17:16, 09/02/2019

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Senate panel on Wednesday after senior lawmakers rem...
09:32, 06/19/2019

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for the EU not to send asylum-seekers back to the country....
19:48, 07/15/2019

Luring Refugees: N.Y. Cities Desperate for People Try a New Strategy The Trump administration has cut the small but steady influx of refugees into the United States, leading some cities to woo the ones who are already here....
01:16, 05/13/2019

Rohingya refugees turn down second Myanmar repatriation effort Bangladeshi official says potential returnees fear for their safety in Rakhine stateA second attempt to repatriate the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh has failed after the authorities failed to convince the refugees ...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Bangladesh Cuts Mobile Access to Rohingya Refugees Bangladesh says it will end Rohingya refugees’ access to mobile-phone services to help curb criminal networks that use mobile phones to coordinate, but the move will further isolate the troubled community....
19:48, 09/03/2019

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as much a hindrance as personal shortcomings....
14:00, 06/18/2019

Rohingya refugees rally to mark 2nd anniversary of exodus COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh by rallying, crying and praying Sunday as they demanded that Myanmar grant them citizenship and other rights b...
14:32, 08/26/2019

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to ensure they can’t put down roots in Lebanon. A rising star in the government is leading the campa...
03:32, 06/20/2019

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refugee agency said....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Syrian refugees in Beirut and Istanbul detained and deported Lives put at risk as thousands face forcible return to warzones under air attackCountries neighbouring the still rumbling Syrian war are rounding up hundreds of workers and sending many back to volatile parts of the country, raising fears of mass dep...
03:16, 07/29/2019

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent progress to higher education. Even for migrants w...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and health care....
19:16, 08/05/2019

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commis...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
15:16, 06/24/2019

Held back from EU by Croatia, refugees stuck in Bosnia Officials near Bosnia's border with Croatia feel abandoned by the federal government and the international community. With shelters bursting at the seams with people trapped in limbo, they're taking drastic measures....
09:32, 06/22/2019

U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Faces Accusations of Misconduct An internal ethics report alleges that an “inner circle” in the agency’s top management engaged in abuses of authority for personal gain and for suppressing dissent....
11:16, 07/30/2019

Child soldiers recruited from Venezuelan refugees: Report As Venezuelans flee their country in search of safety and economic security, new dangers lurk across the border. In Colombia's northeast, where many Venezuelans have ended up, rival armed groups control illegal border crossings, and wreak havoc among...
21:16, 08/08/2019

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that brick and concrete walls have been torn down...
05:00, 07/01/2019

The dignity of refugees: Homi K. Bhabha speaks at the Ruhrtriennale The Indian English scholar, a leading thinker in the fields of post-colonialism and integration, had food for thought for visitors at the Ruhrtriennale....
07:48, 09/16/2019

1.4 million refugees set to need urgent resettlement in 2020: UNHCR More than 1.4 million displaced people in over 60 refugee hosting countries will need resettlement next year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Monday, while also supporting a call for far greater protection for vulnerable LGBTI individuals seeki...
10:48, 07/01/2019

Rohingya refugees prepare camps for Monsoon season As monsoon season begins in Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees are working with humanitarian agencies to fortify the flood-prone terrain where they have taken refuge. Diego Cupolo reports from Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh....
05:00, 05/31/2019

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon ...
15:32, 05/25/2019

UK PM fails to win majority needed for early vote British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday failed to win sufficient parliamentary support for his call for an early election. (Sept. 4)        ...
21:48, 09/04/2019

Ukraine president on course for unprecedented majority after election win President Volodymyr Zelenskiy looked set on Monday to become Ukraine's first leader since the fall of communism to command a single party majority in parliament, in what would be an unprecedented mandate to deliver promised reforms....
10:32, 07/22/2019

A Majority of Nissan's New Board Will Be Independent Directors Nissan Motor said it would nominate an 11-member board with seven independent directors, seeking to add outside oversight after governance problems that the company blamed on former Chairman Carlos Ghosn....
01:48, 05/17/2019

Lib Dems win key by-election as Johnson's working majority is cut to one The Liberal Democrats have won the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election - meaning Boris Johnson's working majority in parliament has now fallen to just one....
03:48, 08/02/2019

4 Your Health: Majority of adults may soon be screened for hepatitis C Taking the glass half full approach to life could help you live longer, according to a new Boston University study of more than 70,000 adults. The study showed the most optimistic people were 50 to 70 percent more likely to reach 85-years-old than th...
02:32, 08/28/2019

Gun shock: Majority support ‘mandatory buyback’ of AR-15s A new survey appears to support Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s push for a mandatory buyback of semi-automatic weapons such as AR-15s and AK-47s, among the most popular guns in the world....
17:00, 09/20/2019

Ukraine's president party on course to win majority in new parliament Ukraine's presidential party Servant of the People was on course to win a parliamentary majority at 0615 GMT when more than 40 percent of votes had been counted, according to data from the election commission....
00:16, 07/22/2019

Majority of New Yorkers back use of recreational marijuana A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the issue, a new survey released Monday reveals. The Siena College poll found that 55% of voters back the...
13:16, 06/10/2019

Have Majority, Why Would We Buy Lawmakers: Amarinder Singh On AAP Claim Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Sunday trashed AAP's allegations that opposition assembly lawmakers were offered money and plum posts to switch over to the Congress, saying the Arvind......
15:16, 04/28/2019

Biden: AOC and allies don’t represent 'the majority,' Pelosi 'knows what she’s doing' Former Vice President Joe Biden praised freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other far-left first-term Democratic congresswomen who’ve tangled with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for “pushing the edges.” But in an interview with MSNBC, the fr...
09:32, 07/16/2019

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least s...
16:48, 06/14/2019

With A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black women are no longer just background in sketch comedy On August 2, at a private screening of the premiere of A Black Lady Sketch Show, series creator Robin Thede regaled an audience of mostly Black women, including myself, with a story of failure, friendship, and new beginnings. With The Rundown With Ro...
06:48, 09/07/2019

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million times that of our Sun, but size is a relative thing when we’re talking about the universe, and ...
17:00, 08/12/2019

Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter the U.S. Two options administration officials will consider next week would all but end the United States’ status as one of the leading places accepting refugees from around the world....
10:16, 09/06/2019

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo Tondo she would do it all again, even though she faces a lengthy trial and a possible jail sentence. P...
00:00, 07/09/2019

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations introduced an electronic voucher system to distribute food aid. People are given...
09:00, 07/01/2019

Germany: Refugees integrated into labor market 'quicker than expected' The Institute for Employment Research has revealed that approximately 400,000 refugees will be in work before the end of the year. The agency is "quite satifsifed" with migrants' assimilation into the labor market....
06:48, 08/06/2019

'Snowden refugees' in Hong Kong dream of safety in Canada As Edward Snowden releases his memoir, refugees who sheltered him in Hong Kong in 2013 are still stuck in limbo. Now facing deportation, they hope Canada will offer them protection....
07:48, 09/17/2019

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly faltering economy have stoked anger at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
05:48, 08/09/2019

Pope in Bulgaria tells refugees they bear cross of humanity Pope Francis has met with refugees in Bulgaria's showcase refugee center and told them they are bearing the "cross of humanity," after he urged the migrant-skeptic government to not close its eyes to their suffering during a visit to the Balkan natio...
01:16, 05/06/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Org...
14:16, 06/24/2019

UN and partners appeal for $920 million to meet ‘dire needs’ of Rohingya refugees With more than 745,000 Rohingya having fled violence in Myanmar to settle in Bangladesh, joining roughly 200,000 others already sheltering there, United Nations aid agencies and partners launched an appeal on Friday to help meet their “dire needs"....
13:00, 04/28/2019

Angela Merkel welcomed refugees to Germany. They’re starting to help the economy. In a tight labor market, asylum seekers are needed to fill jobs. And after spending billions of euros to accommodate the newcomers, Germany is beginning to reap some gains. ...
09:48, 05/05/2019

Trump doubles Obama level of Christian refugees welcomed in US, now 80% The Trump administration has ended the surge of Muslim refugees into the United States during the Obama era, significantly boosting the percentage of Christians accepted into the country....
15:00, 07/02/2019

Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter U.S. Two options administration officials will consider next week would all but end the United States’ status as one of the leading places accepting refugees from around the world....
13:48, 09/06/2019

From bees to refugees: The German Book Prize releases its longlist One of the most prestigious prizes for literature in German will go to one of 20 books selected for consideration. Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is among the listed authors....
13:32, 08/20/2019

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday, citing reports that those returned to shore by the coastguard have...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Pope Champions Refugees in Visit to Bulgaria, a Country Hostile to Them Francis began his first visit to Bulgaria and North Macedonia on Sunday by pushing to mend the 1,000-year schism between the Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches....
07:16, 05/05/2019

Pope Francis urges migrant-skeptic Bulgaria to welcome refugees Although Pope Francis wants the Balkan nation to open its hearts and homes to migrants, there is considerable opposition to refugees in Bulgaria. Ties with the Catholic Church are also not warm....
12:00, 05/05/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, aboard rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea....
14:00, 04/28/2019

Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It On farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for Nestlé, Godiva and Nutella, Syrians say they can’t earn a living wage — or much respect....
00:41, 04/29/2019

Rescued refugees land in Sicily as another ship defies Salvini Charity vessel carrying 41 docks in Lampedusa after two days stranded at seaForty-one refugees and migrants disembarked overnight at the port of Lampedusa after a charity vessel that rescued them off Libya defied an attempt by Italy’s far-right inter...
13:00, 07/07/2019

India Contributes $5 Million To UN Agency Working For Palestinian Refugees India on Tuesday contributed USD 5 million to the UN Palestine refugee agency and called for ensuring sustained fiscal support for the organisation's work....
21:16, 08/06/2019

Rohingya refugees shot dead by Bangladesh police during gunfight The two men had been accused of killing a ruling party official but activists say the shooting appeared to be stagedTwo Rohingya refugees were shot dead by Bangladesh police during a gunfight in a refugee camp on Saturday after they were accused of k...
21:00, 08/24/2019

Gallup: More Americans favor allowing refugees from Central America Support for refugees appears to be growing in the United States with 57 percent of Americans approving of allowing refugees from Central America into the country, a new Gallup survey shows....
07:32, 08/13/2019

Gordon Brown: Compassion for refugees replaced by 'open hostility' Gordon Brown has warned that refugees risking their lives to reach Europe are facing "open hostility" and the compassion shown after the Second World War is "barely afforded" today....
05:32, 08/30/2019

Amnesty International: Lebanon 'forcibly deported' 2,500 Syrian refugees Lebanon "forcibly deported" nearly 2,500 Syrian refugees back to their native country in the last three months, according to government information obtained by Amnesty International, who urged the Middle Eastern nation t...
06:00, 08/28/2019

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to carve out a safe spaceAt the dinner table, conversations bubble around people as they tuck into a three-...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino refugee"...
06:32, 06/12/2019

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and a Colombian dancer were among those competing in Sicily this weekend in a UN-backed talent show aime...
12:00, 06/23/2019

Nilüfer Yanya On Her New Music Video And Volunteer Work With Refugees "Anyone can be a refugee at any point. Once you see the reality of the situation, that’s when you know there is no difference between you and a refugee and that it is your responsibility to do something.”...
03:16, 06/20/2019

Amid safety fears, Burundi to repatriate 200,000 refugees from Tanzania Burundi said on Tuesday it would start repatriating 200,000 of its refugees from neighboring Tanzania in October, sparking fears of forced returns among those who have crossed the border to escape violence....
10:00, 08/27/2019

Trump Administration Reportedly Thinking of Admitting Zero Refugees Next Year Officials within the Trump administration have proposed cutting the number of refugees it admits into the U.S. next year to almost zero, according to Politico, which heard of the plan from several anonymous sources....
08:32, 07/19/2019

Lara Trump Says Admitting Humanitarian Refugees Was the "Downfall of Germany" Lara Trump, in a recent Fox News appearance, opined that Germany's decision to admit refugees was among "the worst things that ever happened to Germany."...
13:00, 04/28/2019

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationistsThe environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks b...
23:00, 08/15/2019

German politicians' support for refugees prompts death threats Email warns recent murder of Walter Lübcke was first in a line of ‘upcoming purges’Several German politicians who have publicly stood up for refugees have received death threats since what police are treating as the alleged politically motivated murd...
06:32, 06/20/2019

Steady Flow of Refugees Fuels Nationalist Gains in Europe Europe’s refugee crisis peaked in 2016, but it never fully went away. Now, nationalists from Spain to Finland are successfully exploiting anti-immigration concerns among some voters as they make new gains against establishment parties....
08:00, 04/30/2019

Repatriation plans stir fear among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Nearly 3,500 Rohingya living in Bangladesh fear for their lives after being told they would be sent back to Myanmar. DW's Naomi Conrad and Arafatul Islam spoke to them at their shelters in Cox's Bazar....
17:32, 08/21/2019

Rights expert calls out Hungary on refugees, NGOs, judiciary BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner says Hungary needs to urgently address human rights violations such as the detention of asylum-seekers and the intimidation of civic groups, as well as concerns about ju...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Turkey has deported hundreds of Syrian migrants, advocates and refugees say After being detained, the refugees reportedly have been sent back to areas in northern Syria that are plagued by instability and violence, including Idlib province....
11:16, 07/22/2019

Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The compet...
11:32, 06/03/2019

Rohingya refugees steer clear of planned repatriation to Myanmar Some 3,450 Rohingya refugees were due to be sent back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, but none appeared at the repatriation center. The UN has confirmed that abuse tantamount to genocide had occurred in Myanmar....
16:00, 08/22/2019

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle Gebremicheal loves Idaho, and he wants people to know about how it has now become home after he fled ...
05:32, 06/26/2019

Portugal poll suggests PM would win majority in October 6 election Portugal's ruling Socialists have extended their big lead in an opinion poll five weeks before an Oct. 6 parliamentary election, the latest edition of the survey showed on Saturday, suggesting Prime Minister Antonio Costa could win his first full maj...
09:32, 08/31/2019

The majority of consumers are wildly wrong about what it takes to get a mortgage The majority of consumers think it is much harder to qualify for a home loan than it actually is, according to a recent Fannie Mae survey of more than 3,000 people....
11:00, 06/11/2019

"BJP Will Win Bigger Majority Than Last Time": Ram Madhav Tells NDTV With only two phases of voting left, campaigning is reaching a hectic pitch. Elections are yet to be held in 118 seats, with most of them in the crucial Hindi heartland....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Low-carbon energy makes majority of UK electricity for first time Rapid rise in renewables combined with nuclear generated 53% in 2018Low-carbon energy was used to generate more than half of the electricity used in the UK for the first time last year, according to official data.A rapid rise in renewable energy, com...
09:48, 07/25/2019

College-Educated Women Are the Workplace Majority, but Still Don’t Get Their Share Women in the U.S. have earned more degrees for decades, but it wasn’t until this year that they edged out college-educated men in the work force. Though they still make a lot less money....
11:32, 07/02/2019

Factbox: House Democrats edge toward pro-impeachment majority Nearly a majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
09:48, 08/01/2019

Majority of House Democrats now support impeachment inquiry The impeachment dam has broken.More than half of House Democrats say they would vote to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a crucial threshold that backers said will require Speaker Nancy Pelosi to reconsider her steadfast...
12:48, 08/01/2019

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn's wife dies at 80 Emily England Clyburn, wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, passed away on Thursday. She was 80 years old.Emily Clyburn — known as "Dr. Em" to many — was an esteemed librarian and political activist who played a key role in her husband's politica...
14:48, 09/19/2019

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi......
20:16, 06/15/2019

Majority of Americans get down and dirty to this type of music when cleaning A survey of 2,000 Americans found that 66 percent listen to music while they clean -- with top genres found to be hip-hop/rap (58 percent), blues (51 percent) and rock (47 percent)....
12:17, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson loses majority in UK Parliament after MP defects British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost his working majority after a Conservative Party lawmaker defected to another party amid the Brexit crisis....
12:48, 09/03/2019

Italy's president gives parties to Tuesday to build majority President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday gave Italy's bickering parties five days to clinch a deal to resolve a political crisis and avoid a snap election....
17:00, 08/22/2019

Majority of Europeans think the EU will fall apart within 20 years, study finds Research published this week showed that levels of support for membership of the European Union are high – but so is pessimism about the future of the bloc....
08:48, 05/17/2019

Brooklyn is home to the vast majority of US baby boomers Brooklyn sure is booming — not with hipsters, but with baby boomers. A new study of US ZIP codes with the biggest populations of baby boomers found that eight of the top 15 areas across the country are right in Kings County. Using census data to dete...
19:48, 06/12/2019

Ukrainian leader’s party on track to win parliament majority The party of Ukraine’s president was on track Monday to win an absolute majority in parliament, a first in the country’s modern history that would hand President Volodymyr Zelenskiy a clear mandate for change...
07:48, 07/22/2019

Majority of consumers would welcome self-driving cars, study finds Capgemini's Markus Winkler said engineers and researchers need to work hand-in-hand with marketers and user-experience experts to create self-driving cars that serve customers' needs....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Senate Majority Leader McConnell says 'nobody wins a trade war' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that "nobody wins a trade war" but he hoped President Donald Trump's tactics in negotiations China would put the United States in a better position to move trade talks forward with Beijing....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Tory rebels threaten Boris Johnson after majority cut to one Prime minister faces losing control of parliament after Lib Dem byelection win Boris Johnson faced a grave threat to his control of parliament on Friday as he was warned that Conservative rebels could cross the House of Commons to foil Brexit in the ...
19:16, 08/02/2019

A Majority Of Mazda Miata Buyers Still Want A Manual Transmission It seems like every day you hear news that the manual is dying. Nobody is buying a manual transmission, especially not Hyundai buyers. The take rate on many manual-optional cars is dwindling. But there are a few bright spots in the manual transmissio...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Majority of victims in Kyoto Animation fire were women Twenty of the 33 victims of the Kyoto Animation fire were women. Witness accounts and reports suggested the larcenist had a grudge against the studio.        ...
09:32, 07/19/2019

Sudan: Civilian-majority ruling council sworn in General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has been announced as the head of the new council. While many citizens welcome the progress towards democracy, a group of lawyers has petitioned for reunification with South Sudan....
17:32, 08/21/2019

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Chinese Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Australia’s prime minister set to form majority government Prime Minister Scott Morrison looks set to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia’s weekend election allays fears that his conservative coalition may have to rule in the minority following its shock victory...
00:00, 05/20/2019

South Africa election: Ruling ANC set for reduced majority First results indicate South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) is on course to retain power, but with a smaller majority. Issues around corruption and unemployment kept voter turnout low....
14:16, 05/09/2019

Australia's conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority Australia's conservative coalition secured an outright parliamentary majority on Monday following a shock election victory, allowing Prime Minister Scott Morrison to progress his legislative agenda without the support of independents....
22:32, 05/19/2019

Spain's Socialists seen ahead but short of majority in election The Socialists of outgoing Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez were seen leading Spain's election as polls closed on Sunday, according to a survey by GAD3 published shortly after mainland voting ended....
11:48, 04/28/2019

Majority of Americans say they won't donate to 2020 presidential campaigns Political polarization is spurring voter engagement and more small-dollar donors for 2020 presidential campaigns. But the majority of Americans have not donated or have no plans to donate money to candidates, according to the CNBC and Acorns survey....
06:16, 07/01/2019

How Boris Johnson Lost His Legislative Majority, And What It Means When Britain's Parliament convened for the first time following a summer recess Tuesday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson had a working majority of one. Roughly eight hours later, it was gone - making the......
20:48, 09/04/2019

Majority of Britons say any Brexit deal should be put to referendum: poll Just over half of Britons back any final Brexit deal or agreement being put to a referendum, a poll showed on Wednesday with just over two months until Britain is due to leave the European Union....
03:00, 08/21/2019

Japanese PM Abe's ruling coalition keeps majority in low-turnout election Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is projected to maintain its majority in Japan's upper house of parliament, according to exit polls shortly after voting closed Sunday evening....
20:16, 07/21/2019

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Its China Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
03:32, 08/21/2019

Ukraine president’s party gets sold parliament majority Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party has won a commanding majority of seats in the national parliament election, near-complete results showed Tuesday...
11:00, 07/23/2019

The majority of Millennials eat a plant-based or other special diet 7 percent of millennials subscribe to a plant-based, Keto, vegan or other special diet, and food is very central in their everyday lives.        ...
07:32, 08/28/2019

"Will Prove Majority 100%", BS Yediyurappa Says Ahead Of Trust Vote Ahead of a trust vote in the assembly, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday said that he was confident of proving majority in the house. "On Monday, I will prove my majority 100%," he......
15:48, 07/28/2019

Majority of Americans think the government is hiding info about UFOs In a Gallup poll released Friday, 68 percent of respondents said the government knows more than it's saying about UFOs in the wake of a plan to "Storm Area 51" in Nevada....
08:32, 09/10/2019

"Will Prove Majority 100%," BS Yediyurappa Says Ahead Of Trust Vote Ahead of a trust vote in the assembly, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday said that he was confident of proving majority in the house. "On Monday, I will prove my majority 100%," he......
23:48, 07/28/2019

Majority of Americans have no clue why Cinco de Mayo is celebrated Know the real reason Cinco de Mayo is a holiday? Congratulations, you’re in the minority! According to a new poll of 2,000 Americans, only 22 percent of respondents know that Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the Mexican army’s victory over the Frenc...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Johnson could sacrifice majority by withdrawing whip from rebel MPs Rebel Tories face deselection over Brexit, as PM abruptly cancels meeting with group including ex-ministersBoris Johnson is prepared to blow up his own parliamentary majority and withdraw the whip from dozens of Conservative MPs if they back plans to...
17:00, 09/01/2019

US, Venezuela opposition majority renew support for Guaidó Venezuela’s opposition-led congress has again thrown its support behind Juan Guaidó, saying he’ll serve as the crisis-wracked nation’s interim president until they’ve ended Nicolás Maduro’s grip on power...
20:32, 09/17/2019

CBOE Makes Majority Investment In Vest Financial CHICAGO and HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 25, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and The Vest Financial Group Inc. announced today at the Inside ETFs Conference that CBOE has made a majority equity investment in Vest, an investment advisor that provides...
13:32, 05/01/2019

| WATCH: Huawei laying off majority of US unit - source FutureWei Technologies, the US research arm of China’s Huawei, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to Reuters as he left the company’s Silicon Valley campus....
06:48, 07/27/2019

Honesty is majority policy in lost wallet experiment Public more likely to return wallet containing larger sum of money, global study findsHere’s a moral dilemma: if you find a wallet stuffed with bank notes, do you pocket the cash or track down the owner to return it? We can each speak for ourselves, ...
16:32, 06/20/2019

Majority of Britons support 'Brexit by any means': poll A majority of Britons believe Prime Minister Boris Johnson must take Britain out of the European Union "by any means", even if that involves suspending parliament, an opinion poll conducted for the Daily Telegraph said on Monday....
17:00, 08/12/2019

Majority of parents think children’s summer vacation is too long If you’re relieved the kids are back in school, then you’re not alone: Sixty-seven percent of parents think children’s summer vacation is too long. A new study of 2,000 American parents with school-aged children found that, by the time summer ends, 5...
15:48, 09/17/2019

Aiming For Two-Third Majority In Bengal Polls: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Buoyed by major gains in Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, the BJP is aiming for more than two-third majority in the state assembly elections due in 2021 and is even prepared for early polls in the......
11:16, 05/28/2019

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee influx, climate change and a decline in the use of protective nets....
11:00, 08/14/2019

Germany spends record 23 billion euros on refugees, migration: document Germany spent a record 23 billion euros ($25.65 billion) last year to facilitate the integration of more than one million refugees at home and fight the root causes of migration abroad, a government document seen by Reuters showed on Monday....
05:32, 05/20/2019

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejection” and solidarity, a top UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and UN migration agency (IOM) official said in ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Erdogan says up to 3 million Syrian refugees can return to 'safe zone' if it extended Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that up to three million Syrian refugees can return to a planned "safe zone" in northern Syria if it is extended from Turkey's border to Deir al Zor and Raqqa, after talks with his Russian and Iranian c...
11:48, 09/16/2019

'People were hiding': Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls as refugees refuse An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go back to Myanmar, almost a year after a similar effort failed amid protests....
00:00, 08/23/2019

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election over the weekend, reports CNN. Human rights activist Behrouz Boochani, who is currently being detained a...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs these women, children and men face, and the strain thi...
10:48, 04/28/2019

| Two Somali refugees charged with plans to join Islamic State group The US Justice Department announced the arrest of two refugees from Somalia who were allegedly planning to travel to Egypt to join the Islamic State group....
14:48, 07/31/2019

Turkey’s Radical Plan: Send a Million Refugees Back to Syria Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syria....
02:48, 09/11/2019

Pentagon is last holdout as Stephen Miller tries to slash number of refugees allowed in U.S. WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is fighting against proposals by White House officials to drastically cut the number of refugees allowed into the U.S., and has called for reserving visas for Iraqis who risked their lives working for U.S. troops, according ...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Hospital ship USNS Comfort sails Friday to help refugees from Venezuela The hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy next week on a medical mission to South America and the Caribbean, the U.S. Southern Command announced on Monday....
20:32, 06/10/2019

Judge affirms U.S. rule change to limit Central American refugees A federal judge ruled Wednesday in favor of a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants seeking asylum....
14:48, 07/24/2019

Jewish descendants of refugees from Nazi period denied German citizenship Descendants of Jewish escapees from the Nazis have been denied German citizenship, despite constitutional guarantees of their right to it. Individuals in the UK are considering a legal case against the German government....
16:32, 07/10/2019

Snapshot of hope: child refugees share their dreams through Polaroids – in pictures To mark World Refugee Day, Save the Children invited children living in settlements in Jordan, Bangladesh and Uganda to draw their hopes and memories on a portrait of themselves Continue reading......
06:32, 06/20/2019

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monitors....
12:32, 06/02/2019

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such po...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Erdoğan: I'll let Syrian refugees leave Turkey for west unless safe zone set up Turkish president threatens to ‘open the gates’ in face of footdragging from US and EUThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is threatening to “open the gates” to allow Syrian refugees to leave Turkey for western countries unless a controversia...
06:48, 09/05/2019

'Australia is a bigger cage': the ongoing trauma of Nauru's child refugees Even after finally being transferred to Australia, the scars remain for many young refugees“I don’t live in a tent any more. Now, I live in a house made of concrete walls instead of plastic,” says 21-year-old Diba*.“I don’t have to take two-minute sh...
19:00, 08/24/2019

BC Partners close to buying majority stake in Garda World - WSJ Private equity firm BC Partners is nearing a deal to buy a majority stake in Canada-based security services company Garda World Security Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday....
00:48, 07/23/2019

GE to cede majority control of Baker Hughes in $2.7 bln share sale General Electric Co on Wednesday said it plans to reduce its ownership in oil and gas company Baker Hughes A GE Co to 38.4% from 50.4% at June-end, and aims to raise $2.7 billion in the process....
18:48, 09/11/2019

Estonia PM says EU leaders will seek bigger majority to agree on top jobs Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas on Monday said there was enough backing for an agreement on how to allocate the European Union's top jobs, but that it was the right decision to pause talks between national leaders until Tuesday because opposition ...
05:32, 07/01/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 20 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain won a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to an early tally of results from the interior ministry with 20 percent of votes counted....
14:16, 04/28/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 80 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of results from the interior ministry with 80 percent of votes counted....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Majority of Americans trust police to use facial recognition responsibly A majority of Americans trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsibly and say it's okay to use the controversial tool to keep public spaces securel, according to a new survey....
03:01, 09/12/2019

Japan PM Abe's coalition on track to win solid majority in election: media Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition is on track to win a solid majority in a July 21 upper house election, and his dream of revising the pacifist constitution could still be alive if enough allies also win, a survey showed on Saturday....
03:01, 07/06/2019

Goldman moves to take majority control of China joint venture Goldman Sachs has applied for majority control of its Chinese joint venture, the bank confirmed on Wednesday, the latest international bank to do so ahead of Chinese plans to eventually allow foreigners full control....
06:00, 08/21/2019

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Non-management campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with campaign leadership, according to Steven Soule, the local's business manager....
13:48, 06/04/2019

PM Modi Only PM To Return With Full Majority After Nehru, Indira Gandhi After Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, Narendra Modi is the third prime minister of the country who has been able to retain power for a second term with full majority in Lok Sabha....
09:16, 05/23/2019

JPMorgan confirms winning bid to take majority stake in China fund JV JPMorgan confirmed it had won an auction to hold a majority equity stake in its Chinese asset management joint venture (JV), becoming the first foreign firm to move closer to taking control of an onshore funds business under new rules....
22:48, 08/05/2019

Majority of Canadians want change in Ottawa, 37% say they’d vote Conservative: Ipsos The Ipsos poll showed Conservative leader Andrew Scheer picking up the approval of 36 per cent of respondents, compared to Justin Trudeau's 32 per cent....
04:48, 07/17/2019

Shinzo Abe's Ruling Bloc On Course To Win Majority In Japan Polls: Report Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is on course to grab a solid majority in Japan's upper house elections this month and cement his premiership, local media reported on Saturday....
13:32, 07/06/2019

Majority of House Democrats favor starting impeachment proceedings A majority of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives now favor launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, after a California lawmaker on Friday became the 118th Democrat to call for the process to begin....
16:16, 08/02/2019

Majority of voters think Boris Johnson would make bad PM - polling expert Antipathy among many voters towards favourite may harm his Tory leadership chancesMany voters have a “distinct antipathy” towards Boris Johnson, which could hamper his chances of winning a future general election even if he delivered Brexit, the Cons...
07:48, 06/05/2019

Majority Of US House Democrats Favour Starting Impeachment Proceedings A majority of Democrats in the US House of Representatives now favour launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, after a California lawmaker on Friday became the......
23:48, 08/02/2019

Reliance to Buy Majority Stake in Shopping Tech Startup Fynd Reliance has announced it will be buying a stake in Fynd, an Indian technology startup that is funded by Google and works as an inventory management platform....
05:48, 08/05/2019

Shinzo Abe On Course To Retain Majority In Japan Upper House Election Japanese voters cast ballots Sunday in an upper house election, with Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc looking to protect its majority and keep on track plans to amend the country's pacifist constitution....
00:00, 07/21/2019

"Confident BJP Has Crossed Majority Mark, Will Go Past 300": Amit Shah BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday exuded confidence that his party has already crossed the majority mark after sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls and took a swipe at opposition parties over their......
04:00, 05/15/2019

Majority Reeling Under Poverty, And PM Modi Talking About Cake: Mayawati Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "size of the cake matters" remark, BSP chief Mayawati said Sunday the PM is talking about cake for people when a majority of them is reeling under......
13:00, 07/07/2019

Fox Corp. Strikes Deal to Buy Majority Stake in Credible Labs Fox Corp. has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Credible Labs Inc., a marketplace for consumer-lending information, for $265 million, the company said Sunday afternoon....
18:16, 08/04/2019

Senate majority leader expects U.S. election security briefing U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected lawmakers to receive a briefing on election security, but did not provide details....
15:32, 06/11/2019

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software company at $700 million including debt....
20:16, 06/16/2019

Ukraine hands President Zelenskiy's party a majority: polls Servant of the People — a new political party created by comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained nearly half the vote. Experts have said his party could "achieve a dominating position" in parliament....
13:48, 07/21/2019

UK PM Boris Johnson Loses Majority As MP Joins Liberal Democrats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his working parliamentary majority ahead of a crucial Brexit vote on Tuesday after Conservative MP Phillip Lee defected to the pro-EU Liberal Democrats....
15:48, 09/03/2019

Factbox: Majority of House Democrats support Trump impeachment A majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
13:00, 09/12/2019

Boris Johnson loses majority in House of Commons after defection British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his majority in the House of Commons Tuesday after a member of the Conservative Party defected in protest of the prime minister's plan to leave the European Union without a deal....
12:48, 09/03/2019

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment i...
10:48, 06/13/2019

PE firm BC Partners sells majority stake in Acuris to Ireland's ION Private equity firm BC Partners said on Monday it would sell its majority stake in financial media and data firm Acuris to Irish software firm ION Investment Group....
05:16, 05/13/2019

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV: sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger a wave of similar transactions....
09:16, 08/02/2019

Ramaphosa's economic reforms in focus as ANC adjusts to smaller majority Boosting South African growth and overhauling bloated power firm Eskom are post-election priorities for the African National Congress, but a reduced majority may force President Cyril Ramaphosa to compromise on those and other economic reforms....
08:16, 05/13/2019

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture -CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
17:32, 06/12/2019

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
17:16, 06/12/2019

Havas Acquires Majority of Battery, Ad Agency Known for Netflix Work Havas has acquired 51% of Battery, a creative agency known for its work with videogame and entertainment companies such as Netflix, as the French advertising group tries to keep up with changing consumer habits....
12:48, 06/20/2019

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....
16:48, 06/11/2019

Guatemala ex-first lady Torres short of majority in first-round vote Guatemala's presidential election was headed for a runoff as results on Monday gave center-left candidate Sandra Torres a clear lead but far short of the outright majority needed to avoid a second round against a conservative rival....
08:32, 06/17/2019

Majority of Britons believe climate-change could end human race: poll A majority of Britons believe that climate-change could end the human race, a poll showed on Wednesday after days of high-profile protests by activists thrust global warming onto the political agenda....
06:48, 05/01/2019

Japan’s ruling coalition secures upper house majority Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition has secured a majority in Japan’s upper house of parliament in elections, according to vote counts by public television and other media...
07:48, 07/21/2019

Majority of Germans support Angela Merkel, want her to finish term Germans see Chancellor Merkel as a force of stability in a crisis-ridden world, a recent survey has shown. Despite her popularity, a majority are dissatisfied with her government but not enough to back early elections....
01:16, 09/06/2019

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
23:48, 06/22/2019

| Australia's conservatives secure majority government, projections show Australia's ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the national broadcaster ABC projected....
06:16, 05/20/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 50 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of results from the interior ministry with 50 percent of votes counted....
14:16, 04/28/2019

JPMorgan poised to be first foreigner to get majority in China fund venture JPMorgan could become the first foreign company to own a majority stake in its Chinese mutual fund business, after its joint venture partner put a crucial 2 percent of the business up for sale that analysts expect the Wall Street bank to lap up....
09:32, 05/08/2019

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu Fails To Win Majority In Close Election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to win a ruling majority in an election that produced a virtual tie between his right-wing bloc and a centre-left grouping that would be led by former......
15:16, 09/18/2019

Majority Of Opinions Worked Against Jaspal Rana: Bhaichung Bhutia Bhaichung Bhutia was part of the 12-member committee that conducted meetings over two days in New Delhi to recommend names for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards, Dronacharya Awards and......
10:32, 08/18/2019

Study: Majority of online gamers have experienced both harassment and friendship A study has shone a light on how many gamers have experienced harassment and hate while playing online games — and it’s a staggeringly high number. Still, it’s encouraging to see the nastiness has been balanced (at least to a degree) by positive inte...
22:48, 07/31/2019

Apple buys the 'majority' of Intel's smartphone modem business The rumors were (mostly) true -- Apple is buying the "majority" of Intel's smartphone modem business for $1 billion. The deal will see Apple take on 2,200 Intel workers as well as equipment, intellectual property and leases. Apple expects the ...
13:32, 07/25/2019

Vast majority OK being frisked when asked, NYPD data shows Nearly 90 percent of the people who are asked by cops to search them without any legal reason over a six-month span said yes, according to recently released NYPD data. The new numbers provide the first look into a full quarter of consent-to-search da...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sa...
13:32, 06/25/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are monitoring Cyclone Fani’s movements closely and taking measures to protect families living in refugee c...
13:32, 05/03/2019

How 'Bay Area refugees' shook up the city long considered California's 'middle child' As thousands of tech workers move in, Sacramento is enjoying its moment in the sun – but the clouds are gatheringPhotographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Didion, the patron saint of California, once managed to summarily dismiss and define her hometown with ...
00:32, 07/02/2019

Venezuela's female refugees trafficked at higher rate amid political crisis As the political system of Venezuela continues to collapse, the country’s women and girls seeking asylum are being trafficked at increased rates according to a new report obtained by Fox News....
10:48, 08/07/2019

War criminals among us: inside the quiet effort to prosecute and deport violators disguised as refugees They could be your Uber driver or the security guard at a local airport. The elderly neighbor living next door or the operator of the neighborhood ice cream shop. They came to the United States from all corners of the globe -- Somalia, Rwanda, El Sal...
11:48, 07/08/2019

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
17:32, 08/14/2019

Rising Risks to Real Estate: Louisiana's plan to deal with 'climate refugees' CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how some states and residential communities are dealing with extreme rainfall and chronic flooding. Louisiana is conducting a remarkable experiment that could become a model for the rest of the country....
19:16, 04/28/2019

With security improving in DR Congo’s Kasai, thousands of refugees head home from Angola As security has improved in the restive Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), some 8,500 refugees have left the Lóvua settlement in Angola’s north-east Lunda Norte province in the past week, hoping to cross the border and return hom...
13:32, 08/23/2019

Mexicans no longer majority of undocumented immigrants as more arrive from Central America Mexicans were the biggest driver of illegal immigration for 50 years, but fewer Mexicans are making the trek and more are returning to Mexico.        ...
12:16, 06/12/2019

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC Capital Partners, according to people familiar wi...
13:32, 06/07/2019

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison Set to Form Majority Government (SYDNEY) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison looked set on Monday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia’s weekend election allayed fears that his conservative coalition may have to rule in the minority following its sh...
02:48, 05/20/2019

| Boris Johnson loses parliamentary majority as Brexit crisis bites Phillip Lee has abandoned the Conservative party, citing 'bullying and lies'. In a moment of high-drama in the House of Commons, Lee crossed the floor while PM Boris Johnson was delivering a statement on the recent G7 summit....
02:16, 09/04/2019

Pound recovers from $1.20 tumble as government loses majority - business live Sterling has hit its lowest point since October 2016 flash crash, amid fears of a no-deal Brexit next monthLatest: Pound recovers as government loses majorityNewsflash: UK construction hit by Brexit crisisIntroduction: Pound slumps amid political cri...
09:16, 09/03/2019

AMG is offloading its majority stake in struggling hedge fund BlueMountain for $91 million Affiliated Managers Group sold its majority stake in Andrew Feldstein's BlueMountain Capital to Assured Guaranty, a Bermuda-based municipal bond and infrastructure insurer, for $91 million. The deal is expected to close at the end of the year, and Fe...
19:48, 08/07/2019

In a flash, Boris Johnson’s working majority in Britain’s Parliament is now just one seat After his party lost a seat in Wales, the British prime minister’s wafer-thin hold in the House of Commons will make passing his “do-or-die” Brexit plan that much harder. ...
11:48, 08/02/2019

Shinzo Abe's party wins majority in Japan upper-house elections Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party won a clear majority of seats in Japan's upper-chamber House of Councillors Sunday, but it fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to keep a major campaign pledge to amend the c...
14:00, 07/22/2019

Lib Dems win the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, reducing Boris Johnson's majority to just one ISABEL INFANTES/AFP/Getty Images The Liberal Democrats win the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election. Their candidate Jane Dodds won the seat from the Conservatives after help from a "Remain alliance." Other anti-Brexit parties stood aside to maximise ...
06:48, 08/02/2019

The Vote Is In: A Majority of Americans Say Trump’s a Racist, Quinnipiac Poll Finds Just over half of all Americans think Donald Trump is racist, according to a Quinnipiac University poll, including a majority of people identifying as independents....
16:48, 08/01/2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Just Lost His Majority in Parliament. Here’s What That Could Mean (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered key defections from his party Tuesday, losing a working majority in Parliament and weakening his position as he tried to prevent lawmakers from blocking his Brexit plans. On a day of high...
23:16, 09/03/2019

Spain's Socialists, short of majority, weigh partners for forming government Spain's ruling Socialists were considering possible partners for a new government for the politically polarized country on Monday after they won a national election but failed to secure a majority....
02:32, 04/29/2019

Slim majority backs Trump’s raids on illegal immigrants: poll A slight majority of voters support the deportation raids that President Trump said occurred across the country over the weekend, a poll ​out Wednesday found. While 51 percent of the respondents said they agree that illegal immigrants with outstandin...
12:00, 07/17/2019

Essential poll: majority of Australians support medevac or better asylum care Voters continue to back Scott Morrison post-election and are still coming to terms with Anthony Albanese, survey showsA majority of Australians either approve of the medevac procedures, or think more needs to be done to protect the health and welfare...
21:00, 09/16/2019

China Says Majority of Xinjiang Detainees Released, but Activists Doubt Claim The majority of people sent to re-education camps in China’s restive Xinjiang region have been released and found work, senior officials said, without offering specific numbers or evidence to support their claims that the program of mass internment o...
12:48, 07/30/2019

Majority of US military veterans back Trump, think Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes In a new Pew Research Center survey among the nation's veterans, the majority of them support President Trump and view the wars on Iraq and Afghanistan as mistakes....
19:32, 07/11/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa's Party Wins South Africa Elections With Majority South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC won re-election on Friday with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed, but with diminished support, complicating economic revival and......
12:00, 05/10/2019

Dems launch secret-money ad blitz to back House majority Top Democratic strategists are launching a new outside group that can raise and spend unlimited money to tout issues that helped candidates flip the House in 2018 and became early legislative priorities this year.The group, a nonprofit called House M...
16:32, 07/25/2019

Europe’s centrists lose majority in EU elections, Brexit Party surges Europe’s centrist parties took a beating in the European Union’s parliamentary elections over the weekend — losing ground to environmental and liberal groups as well as far-right and populist parties. The upending of the traditional order was particu...
19:16, 05/27/2019

Japan's ruling bloc set for upper house majority, may get 2/3: NHK exit poll Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is set to keep a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday and with allies could seal the two-thirds majority needed to keep alive his dream of revising the pacifist constitution, an NHK exit pol...
06:32, 07/21/2019

Majority of parents consider back-to-school season the most stressful time of the year It’s not only students who are stressed about school: Six in 10 parents are so worried about their child that they’ve lost sleep in the back-to-school season....
14:16, 07/24/2019

"BJP Will Fall Short Of Majority": Sena's Sanjay Raut Echoes Ram Madhav BJP general secretary Ram Madhav predicted in a recent interview with Bloomberg that his party will fall short of an absolute majority in the Lok Sabha elections, forcing it to depend on allies to......
15:48, 05/06/2019

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed to raise the same month....
03:16, 05/21/2019

Apple just acquired the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion It won’t come as much of a surprise since the news leaked the other day, but it’s nevertheless a hugely important move on Apple’s part: the company confirmed on Thursday afternoon that it will acquire the majority of Intel’s s...
16:00, 07/25/2019

Australia's conservative coalition poised to secure outright parliamentary majority The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) on Monday said Morrison's coalition has won 75 seats in Australia's parliament, one seat short of a 76-seat majority....
18:32, 05/19/2019

Indian troops lock down its only Muslim-majority state, Pakistan warns of war Since India and Pakistan obtained independence from British rule, the neighbors have fought two wars over Kashmir.        ...
22:16, 08/06/2019

Italy's Di Maio says government to survive, rules out alternative majority: paper Italy's government, formed by the 5-Star Movement and the League party, will not fall as it is "the only possible one", Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio told the daily Il Corriere della Sera in an interview published on Thursday....
01:32, 07/18/2019

Majority of engaged couples register for this kitchenware item, study reveals Creating a registry may be one of the most fun parts of planning a wedding – and these are the most popular gifts newlyweds desire. “The registry journey is an exciting part of wedding planning where couples tend to discuss their personal styles, val...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Aided by a strong economy, Trump approval rises, but a majority also see him as ‘unpresidential’ In 2020 matchups, Trump trails Biden but runs even with four other potential challengers. The electorate sharply divided between pro- and anti-Trump....
21:32, 07/06/2019

Shinzo Abe declares victory in Japan election but fails to win super majority Shinzo Abe has declared victory in Japan's national elections, with early polls indicating his party has won a majority of seats in the upper house of Parliament....
00:16, 07/22/2019

Anti-Semitism a growing concern for majority of Europe's young Jews Young Jewish Europeans believe anti-Semitism is on the rise in their countries. An EU report shows young Jews are concerned about safety and blame social media networks for a rise in anti-Jewish sentiment....
13:00, 07/04/2019

FBI Director: Majority of Domestic Terrorism Cases Tied to White Supremacy FBI Director Christopher Wray noted that his agency has made around 100 “domestic terrorism-related arrests since October.” Any guesses on how many of those were connected to white supremacist ideology?...
17:32, 07/23/2019

I fled Nazi Germany. I hope the US doesn't turn its back on refugees | Aryeh Neier Trump has made hostility to migrants and asylum seekers the running theme of his presidency. But asylum saved my family from certain deathWhen Kristallnacht (the night of broken glass) took place on 9 November 1938 – a night that Jewish homes, busine...
11:48, 07/01/2019

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary in Kenya. Recent incidents, however, have left h...
12:32, 06/19/2019

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection guaranteed” the UN refugee and migrants chiefs said in a joint statement, released on Friday....
08:48, 07/12/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to the progress made by powerful grassroots movements f...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Ben Stiller lends voice to Syrian refugees as White Helmets warn of Russian escalation Actor and director Ben Stiller appeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify on behalf of Syrian refugees as rescue workers and humanitarian groups warn of intensifying bombing raids and violence by Russian and Assad regime forces in northwestern ...
23:16, 05/01/2019

Countries with hardly any tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for ...
17:32, 08/16/2019

The last time the Supreme Court was invited to overturn Roe v. Wade, a surprising majority was unwilling The 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey sets the standard by which today’s restrictive abortion laws will be judged....
17:00, 05/29/2019

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents favored the current single-test system, the organization said Friday. Education Equity, which wants to...
13:48, 05/31/2019

Boris Johnson fails first electoral test, party majority cut to one after election loss Newly elected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a setback after his Conservative Party lost a special election on Friday, reducing his Parliament majority to just one lawmaker....
11:48, 08/02/2019

Japan pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday, but his coalition and its other allies fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to push ahead with revising the pacifist constitution, a proje...
14:00, 07/21/2019

Japan ruling bloc to keep simple majority in upper house, may get 2/3- NHK exit poll Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc will keep a solid majority in parliament's upper house in Sunday's election and has a shot, together with allies, at keeping the two-thirds majority needed to keep his dream of revising the pacifist co...
06:32, 07/21/2019

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's policies have had an impact on the country's economic performance, according to the latest poll by CBS N...
20:16, 05/22/2019

Gallup: Small majority say Donald Trump 'strong and decisive'; two-thirds say dishonest A small majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump is a strong and decisive leader, but more than two-thirds find him to be dishonest, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicates....
14:00, 07/10/2019

In Madhya Pradesh Bypoll, Congress Eyes Jhabua To Inch Closer To Majority Assembly bypolls in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh will be held on October 21, has sparked a race between the Congress and the BJP in these two states...
05:33, 09/22/2019

Jay-Z Reportedly to Get Majority Ownership in NFL Team; Eric Reid Calls Move ‘Despicable’ With at least half of his 30 pieces of silver, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter will soon acquire a “significant ownership interest” in an NFL team, reports TMZ, making him the first black person to be an owner in the league’s history. The team itself was not d...
09:32, 08/17/2019

Modi's ruling alliance may win key India upper house majority next year: projection Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance could achieve a crucial majority in the upper house of parliament next year if some small regional parties join the bloc that recently won a massive mandate in the lower house, according to a proj...
03:32, 06/08/2019