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House Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People

The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Senate oppose it....

House Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People

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House Equality Act Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Senate oppose it....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse HHS Protections for Transgender People (WASHINGTON) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimin...
08:32, 05/24/2019

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organizati...
06:32, 06/11/2019

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender identity....
09:16, 05/24/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the bill, 236 to 173. ...
19:32, 05/17/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total opposition from House Republicans....
13:16, 05/17/2019

White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's ban on transgender troops....
08:32, 06/13/2019

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
09:48, 05/24/2019

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to where he stands on transgender and LGBTQ issues....
10:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny s...
08:16, 05/24/2019

Trump HHS moves to roll back Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimination protections in healthcare, rolling back Obama-era protections for transgender patients....
08:00, 05/24/2019

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously restricting people’s freedoms, according to a new report that warns of a growing repression around the...
07:32, 05/01/2019

CNN to make documentary on civil rights icon John Lewis NEW YORK (AP) — CNN Films is developing a documentary on civil rights icon and Georgia congressman John Robert Lewis. The network announced Wednesday that “Gideon’s Army” director Dawn Porter is helming the project. She began shooti...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Chef and civil rights figure Leah Chase dead at 96 Iconic New Orleans chef Leah Chase — who served her authentic Creole cuisine to civil rights activists Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr. — has died, her family announced late Saturday. She was 96. “The Chase family is heartbroken to share ...
02:48, 06/03/2019

Funeral set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A public viewing and funeral have been set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that the viewing is planned for 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Xavier University Convocation Center in ...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Civil rights groups sue Tennessee over law imposing new penalties on voter registration Civil rights groups in Tennessee have asked a federal court to block enforcement of a new state law that threatens to impose new penalties on voter-registration groups if they file too many incomplete forms....
11:00, 05/03/2019

CNN panel laughs at Biden claim that he marched in 1988 for civil rights Reporter Jake Tapper and his panel burst out laughing Tuesday over a report about presidential candidate Joe Biden’s 30-year-old false claims that he marched during the civil rights movement....
01:48, 06/05/2019

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The parliamentary debate praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East Germany. A memorial to the victims of communism is being planned....
08:32, 06/06/2019

Top Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal Her 5-Year Sentence for Trying to Vote It was a case so unfair, it quickly became a go-to talking point to illuminate the criminal justice system’s deep racial inequities: Crystal Mason, a 44-year-old Texas woman was sentenced to five years in jail for unknowingly casting an illegal ballo...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Tucson community says goodbye to late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON –The Tucson community said goodbye to a very special person Thursday morning. A memorial service was held in honor of civil rights leader and community activist Dr. Betty Liggins at Rising Star MBC, 2800 E. 36th Street. She passed away in a nu...
17:32, 05/23/2019

Funeral service held for civil rights icon Judge Damon Keith DETROIT (AP) — Flags were lowered and federal court offices closed for the day in parts of Michigan to honor prominent Judge Damon J. Keith , who was a figure in the civil rights movement. A funeral service for Keith was Monday at Hartford Memorial B...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Phoenix police chief promises change amid civil rights claim PHOENIX (AP) — Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundreds of people gathered to discuss a videotaped police encounter that has caused a national outcry. The meeting at a downtown church Tuesday ...
04:32, 06/19/2019

Leah Chase, Iconic Executive Chef and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 96 Leah Chase, iconic executive chef, civil rights activist, and co-owner of the legendary Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, died Saturday her family announced. She was 96 years old....
13:32, 06/02/2019

Leah Chase, civil rights pioneer and queen of Creole cuisine, dies at 96 The famed New Orleans chef's secret ingredient? 'Love,' she told USA Today Network in 2016.        ...
10:32, 06/02/2019

Civil rights leader William Barber convicted of trespassing for 2017 protest Barber had pleaded not guilty, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-inUS civil rights advocate the Rev William Barber was convicted on Thursday of second degree trespass for his role in a peaceful ...
16:32, 06/06/2019

Remembering a legend: Tucson remembers late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON – Back in 1960, Betty Liggins was a mail carrier in Chicago. If you asked her then if she thought she would be an instrumental person in civil rights, not only in Tucson but the entire nation, she may have not believed you. But now, near...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece rebukes Gillibrand on abortion: 'Civil rights begin in the womb' Dr. Alveda King, the niece of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., strongly rebuked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's, D-N.Y. comments comparing pro-life views to racism. ...
18:32, 06/12/2019

Unita Blackwell, Civil Rights Activist and the 1st Black Woman to Be Elected a Mayor in Mississippi, Dies at 86 Unita Blackwell, a veteran of the civil rights movement and winner of a MacArthur “genius” grant who was the first black woman to be elected a mayor in the state of Mississippi, has died. She was 86....
00:16, 05/16/2019

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen name NEW YORK (AP) — Mastercard will allow transgender people to use their chosen names on credit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register. That means that the name on the credit card owned by a transgender person could be differen...
11:32, 06/17/2019

San Francisco to force treatment for mentally ill drug addicts amid criticism plan violates civil rights Officials in San Francisco decided Tuesday to back a plan allowing the city to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction issues into treatment -- but the program is coming under intense criticism in uber-liberal California for ...
08:48, 06/05/2019

‘Pose’ star Mj Rodriguez on living with her parents, leading NYC’s Pride March and fighting for transgender rights On a picture-perfect Saturday morning — just days after the red-carpet premiere of the second season of “Pose” and a few weeks following her Met Gala debut — actress Mj Rodriguez is sitting across from Lincoln Center eating her first-ever burekas. It...
12:48, 06/21/2019

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being hailed as a major win for transgender rights....
12:48, 05/30/2019

House Democrats seek to block Trump’s faith-based protections for health workers Along party lines, the House Appropriations Committee votes to block the new rule that allows providers to refuse services that violate their religious beliefs....
19:48, 05/08/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN....
17:00, 05/30/2019

Poll finds 71 percent back transgender people in military ​An overwhelming majority of Americans believe transgender men and women should be able to serve in the US military, a survey released Thursday found. ​Seventy-one percent said they favored allowing transgender people to serve, while only 26 percent ...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Trump Administration Wants Homeless Shelters to Deny Transgender People Trump’s invalid administration is considering a rule change that would allow discrimination against homeless transgender people seeking shelter....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen names on credit and debit cards Mastercard will allow trans people to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register.       ...
16:48, 06/17/2019

Texas has repeatedly chosen to not protect transgender people, so they're taking matters into their own hands Texas Rep. Garnet F. Coleman has tried to change the state's hate crime law every legislative session since 2007 to add protections for transgender people....
05:48, 06/07/2019

The World Health Organization Will Stop Classifying Transgender People as Having a ‘Mental Disorder’ The World Health Organization (WHO) will no longer categorize being transgender as a “mental disorder”, after a major resolution to amend its health guidelines was approved May 25. The United Nations’ health agency approved a resolu...
23:32, 05/28/2019

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.        ...
02:16, 05/23/2019

House votes to block military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military service....
03:32, 06/19/2019

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender service in the military.During debate on a $1 trillion spending package, lawmakers voted 243-183 to adopt...
21:32, 06/18/2019

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending package....
03:16, 06/19/2019

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health issues will no longer be classified as mental and behavioural disorders....
11:00, 05/29/2019

Leah Chase, civil rights activist and 'Queen of Creole Cuisine' at Dooky Chase, dies at 96 New Orleans legend and civil rights activist Leah Chase of Dooky Chase's Restaurant cooked with a secret ingredient: "Love."        ...
22:00, 06/02/2019

Russian police detain over 100 people at May Day protests: rights monitor Russian riot police and national guardsmen detained more than 100 people during May Day protests on Wednesday, sometimes using extreme force to take into custody anti-government activists, Reuters witnesses and a rights monitoring group said....
08:32, 05/01/2019

It’s time gay people stepped aside... hetero whiners have rights too | Barbara Ellen In making its hateful point, the Super Happy Fun America group trivialises oppressionAt times like these, it’s a relief that LGBTQ people have absolutely nothing to worry about.Apart from Brunei wanting to stone them to death; Ann Widdecombe saying t...
14:48, 06/08/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. (May 17)     ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Georgia House race becomes new battleground in fight over abortion rights Renee Unterman, the Republican state senator who sponsored Georgia's controversial "heartbeat" bill, announced a run for Congress on Thursday, opening a potential new battleground in the national fight over abortion rights....
19:00, 06/08/2019

Venezuelan rights group says 4 people died in street clashes this week after opposition call for military uprising CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan rights group says 4 people died in street clashes this week after opposition call for military uprising....
10:00, 05/02/2019

The House of Commons just gave a standing ovation for abortion rights — minus the Conservatives Members of the Canadian House of Commons rose in a standing ovation to affirm support for a woman's right to choose — that is, except for the Conservatives....
15:32, 05/29/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind bipartisan legislation to require the Trump administration to certify Beijing is maintaining its special tre...
11:00, 06/19/2019

Suspect arrested after 7 people shot at house party near Ball State University A 19-year-old man was arrested several hours after at least seven people were shot early Saturday at a house party near Ball State University in Indiana, authorities said....
15:48, 05/18/2019

Wisconsin coroner: 6 people, including 4 children, killed in rural house fire PICKEREL, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coroner: 6 people, including 4 children, killed in rural house fire....
15:16, 06/25/2019

Michael Cohen implicated at least 4 people in Trump's orbit during marathon House testimony REUTERS/Carlos Barria The House Intelligence Committee on Monday released the transcripts of Michael Cohen's closed-door testimony to the committee in February and March. Cohen painted a damaging portrait of just how far people in President Donald T...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Frida...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Self-build masterclass: how one architect carved a three-storey house from a former garage on a plot 'so tiny most people would have laughed' A tiny plot of just 242sq ft became a three-storey, two-bedroom, two-bathroom solar-heated home with a terrace. This is a project to surprise and delight....
02:48, 05/07/2019

Trump says he’s looking at protections for Venezuelans in US WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his administration is considering granting Temporary Protected Status to thousands of Venezuelans who have fled to the United States amid ongoing unrest. The once-wealthy oil nation is now facing severe s...
13:32, 06/11/2019

U.S. limits protections for some migrant children U.S. immigration authorities on Friday said the government would limit which migrant children who enter the country alone qualify for special protections in the United States, the latest move by the Trump administration to tighten immigration restric...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Lawmakers set to pass new rental protections for pricey NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State lawmakers are expected to approve new rental protections for more than a million New York City apartment dwellers. The bill up for a vote Friday would renew and strengthen rent stabilization and rent control rules that restr...
09:16, 06/14/2019

AP Debrief: Trump may rollback Trans protections The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care, a move LGBT groups fear will result in denial of needed medical treatment. AP reporter Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar explains. (May 24) ...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Canada increases protections for Pacific Northwest orcas SEATTLE — Canada has approved measures designed to protect endangered orcas in the Pacific Northwest, with some policies going further than laws recently enacted by Washington state. The Seattle Times reports Canadian agencies last Friday announced t...
13:32, 05/13/2019

Trump administration wants to reverse Obama-era LGBT protections Team Trump proposed revoking Obama-era anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday — a move LGBT groups fear will result in many Americans being denied needed medical care. The Health and Human Services Department ...
22:48, 05/24/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about wide-ranging privacy lawsuits....
17:32, 05/16/2019

Second U.S. appeals court rules Trump cannot end protections for 'Dreamers' A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that President Donald Trump cannot end a program that shielded from deportation immigrants brought into the country illegally as children, the second time the administration has lost an appeal on the issue....
11:48, 05/17/2019

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
17:16, 06/05/2019

State leaders reach deal on new rent protections for NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Legislative leaders in Albany have announced a deal on new tenant protections for millions of New York City apartment dwellers. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie released a statement T...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental protections....
12:32, 05/08/2019

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to...
22:48, 06/02/2019

U.S. Supreme Court declines to expand 'double jeopardy' protections The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to limit the ability of federal and state prosecutors to charge people for the same crime, ruling in a gun possession case even as state officials move to prosecute people charged in Special Counsel Robert Mu...
08:48, 06/17/2019

Scientists find flaws in plan to lift US wolf protections BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Scientists tasked with reviewing the government’s plans to lift protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. say the proposal has numerous factual errors and other problems. The five-member scientific panel’s...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Senator presses FTC to require stricter child protections from YouTube Politicians aren't necessarily waiting for a formal investigation to ask YouTube to improve its policies on kids. Senator Ed Markey has sent a letter to the FTC warning that YouTube might have violated the Children's Online Privacy Protecti...
14:32, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about wide-ranging privacy lawsuits....
20:16, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court rebuffs bid to expand legal protections for gun silencers The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid to widen legal protections for gun silencers in a case involving two Kansas men convicted for failing to register the devices as required by federal law, as the justices again sidestepped a chance to...
08:48, 06/10/2019

Cuomo signs rent law overhaul, toughening tenant protections ALBANY – State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved the biggest overhaul of New York’s rent laws in a generation, offering New York City tenants new protections against rent hikes and evictions and putting the powerful real estate lobby on the de...
18:16, 06/14/2019

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Virginia Beach massacre. A Kansas gun shop owner and a customer were fighting federal convictions for ...
15:48, 06/10/2019

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship contracts, Nike has decided to “just do it.”...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Albany leaders strike deal to strengthen rent protections for tenants State lawmakers struck a deal Tuesday to overhaul and strengthen the laws that set the rents in nearly 1 million New York City apartments, backing reforms that would make it harder for landlords to raise rents and evict tenants. The package of rent b...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, the authors of a new study suggest....
09:16, 05/17/2019

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over 'conscience protections' rule Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rule that protects workers from being forced to provide abortion, sterilization, or voluntary eu...
18:00, 06/11/2019

FTC Members Unanimously Press Congress for Tough National Privacy Protections All five members of the Federal Trade Commission appeared Wednesday before the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee. One or two would have probably done the job. When it comes to consumer privacy—the hearing’s dominant focus—the commissio...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Trump administration to roll back rare beetle protections opposed by oil lobby Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to ‘downlist’ the burying beetle, which would allow drilling in Oklahoma and nearby statesThe Trump administration plans to weaken protections for a beetle threatened by extinction from climate change, lifting r...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Donald Trump Campaigned as a President for LGBTQ Americans. But He Keeps Rolling Back Protections for Them As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly vowed to protect LGBTQ Americans. When a debate broke out over which bathrooms transgender individuals should be able to use, Trump told the Today show that Caitlyn Jenner could use any bathroom s...
14:32, 05/26/2019

Washington the latest West Coast state to enact immigration sanctuary protections Under the new Washington state law, local law enforcement agencies are broadly prohibited from asking about immigration status or place of birth unless directly connected to a criminal investigation....
19:16, 05/22/2019

Houses passes Equality Act to increase protections for sexual orientation and gender identity The House passed legislation Friday that would protect those living in states where it's legal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing and other services as well as access to public accommodations such a...
22:16, 05/17/2019

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
16:48, 05/23/2019

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
19:32, 05/21/2019

Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested ....
14:00, 06/17/2019

Jay Inslee: Abortion access should be a civil right RAYMOND, N.H. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee vowed Saturday to push for legislation making abortion access a civil right should he clinch the White House next year....
18:16, 05/18/2019

Calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
12:16, 06/09/2019

Yemen civil war: the conflict explained Everything you need to know about conflict that has turned country into humanitarian catastropheUK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declaresUK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly warYemen has been troubled by civil wars for decades, but...
06:32, 06/20/2019

| Sudan 'civil disobedience' campaign enters day two A nationwide civil disobedience campaign by Sudanese protesters entered a second day on Monday, as the authorities released three prominent rebels detained after a crackdown that left dozens dead....
14:48, 06/10/2019

Yemeni poetry thrives despite trauma of civil war Poets explore how the artform can unite people on different sides of conflictA story is often told to illustrate how central poetry is to Yemeni culture: that of the visit of a famous lute player from Baghdad.He was invited to play in Sana’a, where h...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Holzhauer extends 'Jeopardy!' run with $89K day James Holzhauer won his 23rd consecutive "Jeopardy!" episode, racking up $89,229 to close in on past champion Ken Jennings' all-time, regular-play winnings record....
19:16, 05/20/2019

Top Court Intervenes As Only 9 Of 14,000 Make It To Civil Judge Interview With only nine candidates making it to the interview level out of the 14,000 aspirants who gave the preliminary examination for post of Civil Judge in Haryana, the Supreme Court on Friday appointed......
12:48, 05/03/2019

Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to civilians. The threat comes after a two-day strike meant to pressure the military showed no tangible ef...
03:48, 05/30/2019

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
18:32, 05/30/2019

FAA moves to support growth of civil supersonic air industry The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday it is moving to rewrite testing rules to allow for the eventual return of civil supersonic air travel....
15:00, 06/17/2019

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with them to Egypt. In a sense, they've already won....
14:00, 06/21/2019

Upcoming federal election debates need to be more ‘civil’, commission says Televised leaders' debates during the coming federal election campaign ought to be more accessible, more civil and more educational for voters trying to make an informed choice....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Yemen’s Civil War Is Spilling Deeper Into the Gulf Region Yemen’s four-year civil war is spilling deeper into the oil-rich Persian Gulf region. Saudi Arabia, with its Sunni majority, intervened to support the government of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi; Iran, which has a Shiite majority, aids the Houthi ...
10:00, 05/20/2019

General Electric agrees to pay $1.5 billion civil penalty CNBC's Dom Chu reports on the settlement reached between General Electric and the Department of Justice. General Electric agreed to pay a $1.5 billion penalty for allegations related to subprime lending unit...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Sudan 'on verge of civil war', protest leader warns One of the most senior protest leaders in Sudan has told Sky News the country is on the verge of descending into civil war, with regular army officers preparing to march on the capital Khartoum in support of civilians....
13:16, 06/03/2019

U.S. FAA moves to support growth of civil supersonic air industry The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday it is moving to rewrite testing rules to allow for the eventual return of civil supersonic air travel....
14:00, 06/17/2019

Khloe Kardashian Gets Real About Being Civil With Tristan Thompson Khloe Kardashian is keeping the peace for the sake of her daughter. It's no secret the reality star and her longtime basketball beau Tristan Thompson are no longer together. Around......
09:32, 05/16/2019

Nashville Civil War fort gets ‘slave route’ designation NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fort built by African Americans during the Civil War in Nashville has received an international designation for its significance to the history of slavery. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization...
09:00, 05/22/2019

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich nation “is on the verge of descending into a civil war” that could divide the country and imperil the security of its neighbors and the wider Mediterranean region...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience campaign Protesters in Sudan have threatened acts of civil disobedience after the army partially rejected proposals for civilian rule. Demonstrators believe the army is delaying the transition to a civilian government....
01:32, 05/09/2019

Sudan: 4 dead after civil disobedience campaign begins The opposition has called on people across Sudan to join a civil disobedience campaign to force transition of power. Monday marks a week since forces loyal to the ruling military council killed more than 100 protesters....
18:48, 06/09/2019

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
05:48, 06/10/2019

Tuchel extends PSG contract until 2021 "Paris St Germain manager Thomas Tuchel has signed a contract extension which will keep him with the Ligue 1 champions until the end of the 2020-21 season, the club announced on Saturday."...
10:32, 05/25/2019

EU extends weapons ban on Myanmar for another year The European Union has extended for another year a ban on the sale of weapons in Myanmar, as punishment for what it says is the continued persecution, rape and murder of Muslim Rohingya....
09:48, 04/30/2019

Jet Airways Stock Extends Losses To Fifth Day In A Row Jet Airways share price: Struggling with a debt of more than $1.2 billion, the cash-strapped airline owes money to lessors, suppliers, pilots and oil companies. Till Thursday, Jet Airways shares had......
11:32, 05/03/2019

Jet Airways' Employees Hold Protest Outside Civil Aviation Ministry Employees of cash-strapped Jet Airways protested outside the Civil Aviation Ministry today demanding revival of the airline and payment of their pending salaries....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Civil Air Patrol’s Arizona Wing conducts emergency exercise PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is conducting an exercise featuring a simulated emergency to demonstrate to a U.S. Air Force evaluation team that it is ready to respond to an actual emergency. The CAP said in a statement...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has announced a nationwide “civil disobedience” campaign it said would run until Sudan’s ruling generals tra...
23:00, 06/08/2019

Sudan civil disobedience campaign keeps businesses in Khartoum shuttered Many shops and business stayed closed and troops watched the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Tuesday, the third day of a civil disobedience campaign called by the opposition to push military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
06:48, 06/11/2019

Civil disobedience campaign empties streets of Sudan's capital A civil disobedience campaign to demand civilian rule left the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum largely deserted on Sunday, while police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Khartoum North, witnesses said....
05:16, 06/09/2019

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of the 127th United States Colored Troops. The phrase offers a sense of what was at stake for black men, ...
11:32, 06/17/2019

Sudan's protest coalition calls for civil disobedience campaign Sudanese protest and opposition leaders called on Wednesday for a campaign of civil disobedience in response to what one of them described as the military's "disappointing" answer to their proposals for an interim government....
08:32, 05/08/2019

Sudanese opposition says it is suspending civil disobedience and strike: statement Sudan's protest and opposition alliance said it is suspending a campaign of civil disobedience and a general strike from Wednesday until further notice....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Civil War plant guide reveals 3 plants with antibiotic properties To tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis, researchers have turned to plants that people used for treating infections during the American Civil War....
08:16, 06/10/2019

| Sudan protesters threaten civil disobedience after army delays Sudanese protest leaders have threatened to launch a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience after accusing the country's military rulers of delaying the transfer of power to a civilian administration....
15:16, 05/09/2019

Punjab High Court Restrained From Appointing Civil Judges Without Nod The Supreme Court Monday directed the Punjab and Haryana High Court Registry not to appoint any civil judge in Haryana without its nod and summoned the Registrar General with all the selection records......
11:32, 04/29/2019

UAE civil aviation authority instructs airlines to take necessary safety measures: WAM The United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday instructed airlines registered in the country to take necessary measures given current risks in the region, Emirates News Agency (WAM) said....
01:00, 06/22/2019

Brexit impasse leads to longest UK parliament session since civil war Commons has sat for 298 days, and with MPs unable to agree deal no new session is in sightThe current session of parliament is now the longest since the civil war period as the impasse over Brexit continues, House of Commons officials have said.As of...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Medicinal Plants Used During the U.S. Civil War Are Surprisingly Good at Fighting Bacteria With conventional medicines in short supply during the Civil War, the Confederacy turned to plant-based alternatives in desperation. New research suggests some of these remedies were actually quite good at fighting off infections—a finding that could...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience to push army KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders are calling on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the military after the deadly break-up of thseir main sit-in. The Sudanese Professionals’ Association, ...
08:48, 06/08/2019

WWDC 2019: Apple announces 'Sign in with Apple' feature, Cook says aim is to advance privacy protections Apple's new third-party login system will focus on user privacy, preventing user tracking. Tim Cook tells CBS News the move isn't about battling Google and Facebook, but advancing privacy....
19:48, 06/03/2019

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Village....
19:00, 05/29/2019

What it’s like being a transgender refugee sex worker in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – who have fled oppression in neighboring Afghanistan and Bangladesh – who identify as transgender, and ha...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Italy elects its first transgender mayor MILAN (AP) — Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini’s right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy’s first transgender mayor. Gianmarco...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Man City's Zinchenko extends contract until 2024 "June 20 (Reuters) - Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko has signed a three-year extension to his contract which will keep him at the club until 2024, the Premier League champions said on Thursday."...
07:16, 06/20/2019

Walker extends Man City contract to 2024 "Manchester City defender Kyle Walker has signed a two-year extension to his current contract which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2023-24 season, the Premier League champions announced on Wednesday."...
07:48, 06/19/2019

Walmart Extends Streak of Sales Growth Walmart’s sales rose in the first quarter, adding to over four years of sales increases as the retail behemoth grabs market share from struggling competitors and grows online....
06:48, 05/16/2019

Southwest extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through Sept. 2 Southwest Airlines Co said on Thursday it is extending cancellations of about Boeing Co 737 MAX flights through Sept. 2 as it continues to await guidance and approval on software enhancements and training requirements....
08:48, 06/13/2019

OVC extends commissioner Beth DeBauche’s contract BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (AP) — Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner Beth DeBauche has received a contract extension. DeBauche has a rolling contract that now runs through the 2024-25 academic year. OVC officials approved the contract extension last week duri...
16:16, 06/04/2019

Xbox and PlayStation gamepad support extends across iOS 13 During Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote the company showed off so many things even our cut-down version of the event lasts nearly half an hour. One of the reveals was that tvOS 13 will be compatible with PlayStation 4 and Bluetooth-equipped Xbox One co...
21:32, 06/03/2019

Gilbert extends lead over struggling Higgins "David Gilbert has extended his advantage over a struggling John Higgins to 10-6 after claiming the final frame of Friday morning\u0027s World Championship semi-final with a nerveless pot on the black."...
14:16, 05/03/2019

Woods extends holiday to opt out of Tournament of Champions "Tiger Woods will not compete at next week\u0027s Tournament of Champions, it was confirmed on Friday. However, seven of the top eight players in the world rankings will contest."...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Oil Extends Rebound as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices climbed, extending a Friday rebound following a long weekend for Memorial Day, with analysts weighing data showing a drop in the number of rigs drilling for oil in the U.S. and escalating U.S.-Iran tensions....
07:48, 05/28/2019

Zabaleta extends West Ham contract until 2020 "West Ham United defender Pablo Zabaleta has exercised an option in his contract to extend his stay at the London Stadium until 2020, the Premier League club said on Wednesday."...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Gold Extends Rally After Jobs Report Gold prices climbed for the eighth consecutive session, nearing their February 10-month peaks after May hiring data missed expectations and stoked further fears of a U.S. economic slowdown....
13:32, 06/07/2019

Oil Extends Gains as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices rallied for the second consecutive session, rebounding after entering a bear market earlier in the week as analysts monitored the latest signals on U.S.-Mexico trade policy and bets on lower interest rates....
13:32, 06/07/2019

Kentucky Extends Crossbow Season For Deer FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Deer hunters in Kentucky are getting a longer crossbow season, after a proposal to expand the season went into effect May 31. The new crossbow season will open the third Saturday in September and close the third Monday in Januar...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Marquez extends championship lead with French GP win "Honda\u0027s world champion Marc Marquez won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Sunday for his third victory in the last four races to extend his lead at the top of the MotoGP standings."...
09:32, 05/19/2019

American Airlines Extends 737 MAX Cancellations Through September 3 American Airlines announced Sunday that it will extend flight cancellations through Sept. 3 for Boeing's embattled 737 Max, a new passenger jet that has been out of commission for almost three months......
01:48, 06/10/2019

Honduran president orders military deployment as civil unrest mounts Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez ordered the deployment of military forces on Thursday as violent anti-government protests continued in the capital even after the government reached an agreement with striking truck drivers....
17:16, 06/20/2019

Hardeep Singh Puri Takes Charge As Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, the new Civil Aviation Minister, took charge of office today amid distress in the sector that recently saw grounding of a private airline and concerns over debt-laden Air India,......
13:32, 05/31/2019

Saudi appoints new head of its civil aviation body: Royal Decree Saudi Arabia issued a royal decree appointing Abdelhadi El-mansouri as a head of its General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) with the rank of minister, Saudi Press Agency reported early on Wednesday....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Christian rightwing figures warn abortion fight could lead to civil war Wave of extreme bans appears to have amped up predictions by magazines and politicians that abortion is cause of coming conflictProminent figures on the Christian right in the US ranging from religious magazines to authors to elected politicians have...
03:32, 05/26/2019

$44 Million Civil Settlement Reportedly in Works in Harvey Weinstein Case Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $44 million deal to settle claims brought against him by women accusing him of sexual harassment, creditors to his now-defunct movie studio, and the New York State Attorney General’s Off...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Federal judge blocks ICE from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.        ...
20:16, 06/20/2019

Civil case against crazed Times Square driver should be put on hold: lawyers The civil case against the city and maniac driver Richard Rojas — who drove a Honda Accord into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square in 2017, killing one — should be postponed until his criminal trial concludes, city lawyers argued in new court pap...
17:16, 05/28/2019

Court frees Turkish civil society leader pending verdict A Turkish court has ruled to release a civil society leader from prison but kept prominent philanthropist Osman Kavala remain behind bars pending the outcome of their trial...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers One of Sudan's biggest pro-democracy groups says people should pile pressure on the country's military rulers. The call came days after the military killed dozens at a pro-democracy sit-in in the capital....
20:32, 06/08/2019

Mark Sedwill: UK's top civil servant takes a hard line on leaks Former ambassador to Afghanistan has spent much of his career on security issuesSir Mark Sedwill suddenly became Britain’s most powerful civil servant last autumn, after it became clear that Sir Jeremy Heywood was terminally ill. He took the job with...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Digital Civil War review: a stark call to save American democracy Peter Daou blames media and the political establishment for failing to combat dishonesty, hypocrisy … and TrumpVoltaire warned that “those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities”. In his new book, Peter Daou offers copiou...
07:16, 05/19/2019

HHS rule change would exclude transgender from discrimination law The Trump administration proposed a new rule Friday to strip discrimination protections for transgender persons in healthcare -- a move to reverse an Obama-era policy enacted to guard that segment of the population....
11:16, 05/24/2019

US considers more options for detaining transgender migrants MILAN, N.M. (AP) — About 300 migrants who identify as transgender have been booked into the custody of U.S. immigration authorities since Oct. 1, marking the highest number since officials began keeping track in 2015. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enf...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Transgender teen crowned prom king A transgender teen got the royal treatment when he was crowned prom king of his Cape Cod high school. Nicholas Bulman, who attends Barnstable High School in Hyannis, was showered with love and support from pals at the “Great Gatsby”-themed dance Frid...
13:16, 05/26/2019

Transgender love story shines in Cannes Starring in her first ever feature film, transgender model Leyna Bloom said "Port Authority", about a man grappling with his feelings for a transgender woman, chimed with her personal experience, helping her dive into the role....
14:32, 05/20/2019

Detroit man charged in deaths of gay men, transgender woman Authorities say a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because they were part of the LGBTQ community....
07:00, 06/07/2019

Gillette ad features transgender boy's first shave In its latest advertisement featuring a social message, Procter & Gamble's Gillette brand features transgender boy learning to shave from his father.        ...
10:48, 05/28/2019

Gillette ad features transgender man's first shave In its latest advertisement featuring a social message, Procter & Gamble's Gillette brand features a father teaching his transgender son how to shave.        ...
17:00, 05/28/2019

Transgender woman’s death in NYC jail under investigation NEW YORK (AP) — The family of a transgender woman who died in a New York City jail says she had a seizure disorder and other health problems and was hospitalized weeks before her death. A jail officer found 27-year-old Layleen Polanco unresponsive in...
14:16, 06/11/2019

Man arrested in deaths of Dallas transgender woman, 2 others DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police have arrested a 33-year-old man in the slayings of three women, including a transgender woman. Kendrell Lavar Lyles has been charged with three counts of murder. Dallas police homicide Maj. Max Geron says he was arrested J...
19:48, 06/12/2019

Philadelphia police outline new transgender policy PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police must use a person’s chosen name and pronoun when interacting with someone who is transgender, regardless of what is listed on their government-issued identification card. The change is part of a new polic...
09:16, 06/25/2019

Gillette ad shows man teaching transgender son how to shave A new Gillette ad released last week Thursday features a transgender man shaving for the first time. Samson Bonkeabantu Brown, a Toronto-based artist, shares the personal on-camera experience with his father, who coaches him through the significant l...
09:00, 05/27/2019

Sri Lanka rupee extends losses for 7th session; stocks down The Sri Lankan rupee fell for the seventh straight session on Friday on dollar demand from banks amid continued security alerts on possible further attacks after the Easter Sunday bombings. ** Stocks closed lower for the second time in seven sessions...
09:48, 05/03/2019

Ryu extends scoreless streak to 31 innings as Dodgers roll Hyun-Jin Ryu threw seven shutout innings to extend his major league-leading streak to 31, Cody Bellinger hit his 17th homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Sunday        ...
14:48, 05/19/2019

CFE Extends VIX Futures Opening Time to 7 AM (CT) Starting September 26 CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that beginning on Monday, September 26, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) futures contract opening time moves to 7:00 a.m. from 7:20 a.m., pending regulatory appro...
22:48, 05/01/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have drawn parliamentarians' ire....
14:16, 05/09/2019

Adidas extends sponsorship of Real Madrid until 2028 Adidas will extend its sponsorship of Spanish soccer side Real Madrid until 2028, the German sportswear firm said on Wednesday, as it battles fierce competition in Europe from Nike and a resurgent Puma ....
11:00, 05/08/2019

Real Madrid extends Kroos’ contract until 2023 MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid says it has extended Toni Kroos’ contract until the end of the 2023 season. The 29-year-old midfielder, whose contract was to expire at the end of the 2022 season, joined from Bayern Munich after winning the World Cup ...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Motorcycling: Marquez extends championship lead with French GP win Honda's world champion Marc Marquez won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Sunday for his third victory in the last four races to extend his lead at the top of the MotoGP standings....
12:48, 05/19/2019

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations until September The largest U.S. airline had previously said it was canceling flights Aug. 19 after the Boeing Co plane was grounded worldwide in March following two deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
10:16, 06/09/2019

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through Sept. 3 American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX....
10:00, 06/09/2019

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that the measures won’t help promote peace...
11:48, 05/30/2019

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people....
06:16, 05/22/2019

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through September 3 American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX....
12:00, 06/09/2019

CBS suspends search for a new CEO, extends acting CEO Ianniello through 2019 Earlier this month, CNBC had reported that CBS had missed its own internal deadline to find a successor for Les Moonves, who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations....
11:48, 04/28/2019

IAAF extends ban on Russian athletics federation over doping Global athletics governing body IAAF on Sunday extended a ban against Russia's athletics federation and said Reuters findings on banned Russian coaches still working with athletes would be investigated....
11:32, 06/09/2019

Sri Lanka extends emergency for third month after Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Saturday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers into third month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people....
03:32, 06/22/2019

Nadal extends record, to meet Federer in semis Defending champion Rafael Nadal will meet rival Roger Federer in the French Open semifinals, which will be the 39th career matchup between the two superstars....
11:48, 06/04/2019

EU extends sanctions against Assad’s Syria regime for a year BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is prolonging sanctions against the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad for a year due to its continued crackdown against civilians in the war-ravaged country. EU headquarters said Friday that the 28-nation bloc...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency By Another Month In Surprise Move A state of emergency was extended by Sri Lanka's President Saturday, going back on pledges to relax the tough laws introduced after the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people....
00:00, 06/22/2019

EU extends Myanmar arms embargo, other sanctions for a year The European Union is prolonging by a year an embargo on any arms that could be used in security crackdowns in Myanmar as well as sanctions against 14 top military and border officials....
08:48, 04/29/2019

Mississippi State extends Moorhead’s contract through 2022 Mississippi State football coach Joe Moorhead has received a contract extension through the 2022 season that will pay an average base salary of $3.2 million. The school announced the extension on Tuesday. Moorhead originally signed a four-year deal w...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Brunei Extends Moratorium on Capital Punishment to Adultery, Gay Sex Brunei’s sultan says a moratorium on capital punishment is in effect for new Shariah criminal laws, including stoning people for gay sex and adultery that sparked an international outcry....
01:48, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka extends state of emergency after Easter bombings Sri Lanka has been under a state of emergency since a string of bombings at three hotels and three churches killed more than 250 people in mid-April. Authorities say that anti-terrorism operations are still underway....
09:32, 06/22/2019

PM Modi Extends Attack On Sam Pitroda To Congress "Forefathers" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose remarks on former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi have triggered a political storm, today said the Congress asks for votes in the name of its forefathers, but has a......
16:32, 05/13/2019

Highlights: Carapaz extends lead in GC after Roglic woes "A crash for Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic on the twisting descent of the Civiglio climb saw Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz extend his lead in the Giro d’Italia."...
17:00, 05/26/2019

Myanmar extends detention of American accused of growing pot MANDALAY, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar court has allowed police to detain an American entrepreneur accused of operating a marijuana plantation for two more weeks while he is investigated. John Frederic Todoroki and two Myanmar co-workers appeared in cour...
07:48, 05/07/2019

United Airlines Extends Cancellations Of Boeing 737 MAX Flights United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through August 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
17:48, 05/24/2019

PSG coach Thomas Tuchel extends contract for another year PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has extended his contract at the French champion for another year until June 2021, despite a disappointing second half of the season. The German coach replaced Unai Emery on a two-year deal last su...
09:00, 05/25/2019

EU extends sanctions against Assad's Syria regime for a year The European Union is prolonging sanctions against the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad for a year due to its continued crackdown against civilians in the war-ravaged country....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Kanishak Kataria, Alumnus Of IIT Bombay, Tops 2018's Civil Service Exam UPSC 2018: Kanishak Kataria, an alumnus of IIT Bombay topped the civil services exam after the UPSC declared results today. Mr Kataria graduated with a BTech from IIT Bombay and opted for mathematics......
10:32, 04/28/2019

Georgetown University poll: Nation at edge ‘of civil war,’ but voters reject compromise Voters are pointing fingers at social media, TV news, and politicians for the breakdown in everyday civility in the country, but instead of compromise, they want their leaders to double down and champion their interests first, according to a ground-b...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia replaces civil aviation head amid airport delays Saudi Arabia replaced the head of its civil aviation authority on Wednesday, after lengthy flight delays at domestic airports disrupted journeys at the start of a busy annual travel season....
02:48, 05/08/2019

San Francisco politicians champion civil liberties - but back police raid on journalist After authorities seize reporter’s notes, Democratic leaders say they back the raid and decline to address press freedom concernsSan Francisco politicians pride themselves on defending civil liberties in the face of unprecedented attacks by the White...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Revealed: Republican lawmaker and ally urged crowd to prepare for civil unrest Audio obtained by the Guardian shows Matt Shea said ‘communists are lying in wait’ and associate told audience to collect ‘an AR-15’ and ‘rounds of ammo’Washington state Republican representative Matt Shea and several associates regaled an audience w...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleged victims that covers all civil proceedings....
05:16, 05/24/2019

Matt Shea: the Republican who stokes fears of civil war and fuels conspiracy theories The Washington state representative has spoken on podcast topics on the ‘US civil war’, the ‘balkanization’ of the US and ‘communists’In podcasts recorded over the last several years, Washington state Republican representative Matt Shea has amplified...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Westboro Baptist protests Morehouse over transgender policy ATLANTA (AP) — The Westboro Baptist Church protested outside of the country’s only all-male historically black college over the school’s new admission policy that accepts transgender men. WXIA-TV reports the demonstrators from the Kansas-...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner or later be overcome by a “kindness revolution”.Gia...
02:16, 06/03/2019

Transgender Woman Found Dead 1 Month After Being Assaulted by 4 Men 23-year-old Muhlaysia Booker, a transgender woman whose April attack made national headlines, was found dead in Dallas on Sunday morning....
07:48, 05/20/2019

New Gillette ad shows father helping transgender son to shave Samson Bonkeabantu Brown says he was honored to star in ad‘My father encouraged me to live authentically as my best self’A transgender man learning to shave is featured in a new ad by razor company Gillette. The ad, posted to Gillette’s Facebook page...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Science deals a setback to Obamacare's transgender rule As hard as the social justice movement tries to erase the meaning of words as we all know them, we're not quite there yet and the Trump administration's reversal of an Obama-era rule on healthcare demonstrated that on Friday....
11:00, 05/24/2019

Forsaken transgender pioneers recognized 50 years after Stonewall According to LGBTQ legend it was Marsha P. Johnson, a black transgender woman, who threw the first brick at the Stonewall Inn 50 years ago, sparking the modern gay liberation movement....
09:16, 06/12/2019

Bond set for Texas man charged in death of transgender woman DALLAS (AP) — A judge has set a $500,000 bond for a 22-year-old man charged in the killing of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake. Ruben Alvarado made an initial court appearance Friday morning after his arrest Thursday. He̵...
09:32, 06/21/2019

N Carolina transgender inmate to transfer to women’s prison RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prison officials in North Carolina are honoring the wishes of a transgender inmate and transferring her to a women’s prison. The state’s Department of Public Safety on Friday told lawyers for the ACLU of North Carolin...
18:16, 05/24/2019

National transgender hotline hopes to prevent suicide TUCSON – According to the National Transgender Survey, 41 percent of transgender Americans reported they have attempted suicide. The first transgender suicide hotline is now up and running in the U.S., it is called Trans Lifeline. Trans Lifelin...
08:48, 05/07/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convictions....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Bigtboys transgender men’s soccer team is counting on Brazil’s love of soccer to help fight prejudice amid a growing conservative tide. For the two dozen players, the training pitch is one of the few places where...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Doctor Who anthology drops writer over transgender remarks BBC Books will not print story by Gareth Roberts, who has written for the character before in books and TV, because of ‘offensive language’ in tweetsDoctor Who writer Gareth Roberts has been dropped from a new anthology of stories based on the TV sho...
07:48, 06/05/2019

Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their “true name.”...
16:32, 06/18/2019

Transgender woman gets new vagina made from fish skin A trans woman had a vagina constructed using the skin of a tilapia fish after her genitals began to shrink and close up following botched surgery. According to surgeons, Maju, 35, has been the chance of a “proper sex life” and a boost of ...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Man, 24, pleads guilty in transgender woman's 2016 death Alabama authorities say a 24-year-old Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder of victims he targeted because they were transgender....
17:16, 06/17/2019

Mastercard Will Allow Transgender and Non-Binary Customers to Use Their Chosen Name on Cards (Bloomberg) — Mastercard Inc. will allow transgender customers to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards. The company is working with its banking partners to introduce True Name cards that will let customers use the name they want wit...
10:48, 06/17/2019

Man arrested in death of transgender woman found in lake DALLAS — A 22-year-old man has been arrested on a murder charge in the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake. Dallas police said in a statement Thursday night that the investigation into the death of 26-year-old Chynal Li...
03:16, 06/21/2019

Martina Navratilova apologizes for transgender 'cheating' comments Martina Navratilova may have apologized for using the term "cheating" when describing transgender athletes but the issue received further attention over the weekend with former UK Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies saying trans women had unfair physical ...
09:32, 04/28/2019

"Not Here For Decoration": Thai Transgender Parliamentarians Make History Smiling broadly, Tanwarin triumphantly cast her vote for prime minister as the first transgender MPs enter parliament in Thailand, where tolerance for the LGBT community is not matched by......
12:16, 06/06/2019

Texas police: Similarities among attacks of transgender women Dallas police are investigating whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the past seven months, authorities said....
06:00, 05/22/2019

| Mexico City extends pollution alert, cancels school Mexico City declared an air pollution alert for the second straight day urging people to stay indoors, cancelling school and moving the semi-finals of the first-division football league to another city....
09:16, 05/16/2019

American Airlines extends cancellations from grounded Boeing 737 Max to Sept. 3 American Airlines is extending cancellations on the grounded Boeing 737 Max to Sept. 3. The beleaguered plane still doesn't have government approval to fly following two fatal crashes....
09:00, 06/09/2019

Hamilton claims sixth win in seven as Mercedes dominance extends in France "Lewis Hamilton extended his championship lead with victory in the French Grand Prix on Sunday, with Mercedes continuing their unbroken dominance in 2019."...
18:48, 06/23/2019

The Latest: Iran extends condolences in Egypt death of Morsi CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi’s dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 8:35 a.m. Iran is extending condolences to the Egyptian nation over the death of Eg...
00:32, 06/18/2019

Eddie Jones extends England deal to 2021 with further extension possible • Head coach to remain, regardless of World Cup showing• Australian said: ‘I’m not looking to go anywhere else’Eddie Jones is poised to continue as England’s head coach until at least 2021 even if his side fail to achieve their target at the World Cu...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Failing to hire women, ECB extends supervision job deadline: sources The European Central Bank has extended a deadline for filling three top jobs at its bank supervision arm after it failed to hire any women for the roles, two sources said, illustrating the bank's long struggle to attract female talent for senior posi...
02:48, 05/28/2019

United Airlines extends cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights into August United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through Aug. 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
13:00, 05/24/2019

Amazon extends lead as top retail brand in Kantar/WPP survey Amazon has almost doubled its brand value to $316 billion as it expands in areas like entertainment and smart speakers, while China's Alibaba is now the world's second most valuable retail brand, a survey showed on Tuesday....
18:32, 05/13/2019

Pak Extends Airspace Ban Along Its Eastern Border With India Till June 28 Pakistan on Thursday extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India for the third time till June 28, according to a notice issued by the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)....
12:48, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 2-American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through Sept. 3 American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX....
10:00, 06/09/2019

Boris Johnson extends lead in UK Conservatives' leadership race Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the contest....
13:16, 06/19/2019

Pakistan extends airspace closure on Indian border to June 14 Pakistani airspace on its eastern border with India will remain closed until June 14, a civil aviation official said on Wednesday, the latest extension months after a standoff between the arch rivals....
04:16, 05/29/2019

NBA roundup: Harden extends streak, Rockets stop Raptors "James Harden extended his streak of consecutive 30-point games to 22 but had\r\nplenty of help as the Houston Rockets claimed a 121-119, wire-to-wire victory\r\nover the visiting Toronto Raptors, who dropped back-to-back games for the\r\nfirst time ...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Oil extends gains into third session amid Middle East tensions Oil prices edged up on Thursday to extend gains into a third straight session, as tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential disruptions to supply....
19:16, 05/15/2019

Board extends power to cover Puerto Rico’s 78 municipalities SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico’s finances has extended its power to now cover the U.S. territory’s 78 municipalities. The board announced Thursday that it will also require fiscal plans and ...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre extends contract DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre has extended his contract with the Bundesliga club by one year to 2021. Favre has already been in charge for one season and Dortmund chief executive officer Hans-Joachim Watzke says “...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Tory leadership race: Stewart out as Johnson extends lead MPs suggest Johnson backers lent previous votes to Stewart to eliminate Brexiter rival RaabFollow the day’s political developments - liveFull results of votingRory Stewart has been ousted from the Conservative leadership contest after losing 10 votes...
17:16, 06/19/2019

Copper Extends Slide as China Hardens Trade Stance Copper prices extended their recent slide, falling around their lowest levels in almost three months ahead of the next round of U.S.-China trade talks....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Pakistan Extends Airspace Ban On Indian Border Till June 14 Pakistan airspace on its border with India will remain closed till June 14, a spokesperson for Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority told news agency Reuters today....
04:32, 05/29/2019

Italy's government extends deadline for Alitalia bids to June 15 Italy's deputy prime minister Luigi Di Maio extended a deadline to submit bids for the ailing carrier Alitalia to June 15, a government statement said on Friday....
12:48, 05/03/2019

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Extends His Lead in Race To Become Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — The race to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest. Johnson, a form...
12:32, 06/19/2019

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent division of the country”....
09:32, 05/21/2019

Nicole Brown Simpson estate lawyer: Lasting memory of OJ civil case was getting 'the right result' Nicole Brown Simpson's estate's attorney in O.J. Simpson's 1997 wrongful death civil case said his top memory from the suit was receiving the "right" verdict....
18:00, 06/12/2019

Mass civil disobedience campaign shuts down Sudanese capital as death toll rises The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
05:48, 06/10/2019

Delhi High Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea For Uniform Civil Code The Delhi High Court, today, sought the response of the Centre on a petition seeking framing of a uniform civil code to promote unity, fraternity and national integration....
05:32, 05/31/2019

R. Kelly Didn't Show Up to Court for Civil Sex Abuse Case Because He Can't Read, Lawyers Confirm Robert “R.” Kelly’s illiteracy has been long reported, and the R&B artist has been transparent about such, particularly in that 19-minute song he asked people to suffer through....
04:16, 05/02/2019

German cartel office extends review of T-Systems-IBM mainframe deal Germany's anti-trust office is extending its review of a mainframe computing deal between T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, and IBM, it said on its website on Tuesday....
02:16, 05/28/2019

Walmart extends debt-free college benefits to high schoolers Walmart is extending its debt-free college benefits to high schoolers as a way to attract and retain workers in a tight labor market. The nation’s largest private employer said Tuesday it will offer free college SAT and ACT prep for its workers...
22:32, 06/03/2019

CBOE Extends Its Volatility Franchise: Applies VIX Methodology to Six Active ETFs CHICAGO and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that beginning today, it will apply its proprietary CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) methodology to options on six highly-active, se...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Norway's wealth fund extends ownership of New York real estate Norway's sovereign wealth fund will pay about $98 million dollars to extend the term of its ownership in a portfolio of New York properties and to acquire a few new, the fund said on Wednesday....
13:00, 04/28/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board extends reach to island's municipalities Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Thursday took unexpected action, adding town and cities to its mandate, which up until now was focused on the island's central government and related entities....
12:32, 05/09/2019

METALS-Nickel extends gains amid Indonesia supply disruption Nickel prices rose further on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked supply concerns about the stainless steel ingredient....
21:00, 06/16/2019

Italy antitrust extends Telecom Italia fiber probe to Sept. 30 Italy's antitrust regulator said on Monday it had extended a probe into alleged market abuse by Telecom Italia over fiber optic rollout and wholesale pricing to Sept. 30....
09:48, 04/29/2019

Slovakia WTCR: Girolami extends points lead in Munnich Honda one-two Nestor Girolami sealed a third World Touring Car Cup victory of the season at the Slovakia Ring to extend his championship lead, leading home Munnich Motorsport team-mate Esteban Guerrieri...
17:48, 05/12/2019

S&P 500 posts high, extends 2019 rally; Alphabet falls late The S&P 500 set an intraday record high on Monday, bolstering the view that the decade-long bull market has further to run, after consumer spending rose in March and inflation data was benign....
15:32, 04/29/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson extends lead in fourth round of leadership contest Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, increased his support among lawmakers in the fourth round of the Conservative Party leadership contest on Thursday....
06:16, 06/20/2019

Apple magic extends global equities' months-long rally Global equities were higher on Wednesday, extending the global equity market rally into a fifth month as investors cheered Apple's strong results and the U.S. dollar dipped ahead of a policy statement from the Federal Reserve....
03:00, 05/01/2019

Anchorfree quietly extends subscription period of Hotspot Shield VPN to three years US-based Anchorfree tweaked its VPN’s offering, Hotspot Shield, and has replaced its two-year plan with a three-year plan, keeping the monthly price down to $2.99 for a total cost of ownership of $107.64 over 36 months.It joins NordVPN and VPN...
04:16, 05/01/2019

Google extends Compute Engine use discounts to GPUs, SSDs, and TPU Pods Google Cloud Platform -- specifically Compute Engine -- is about to get substantially cheaper, thanks to use discounts for GPUs, TPUs, and SSDs.Read More...
10:48, 06/05/2019

Transgender inmate sues; seeks transfer to female prison EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A transgender prisoner is suing Illinois’ Department of Corrections, accusing it of doing too little to protect her from abuse for over 15 years and requesting an order transferring her to a women’s prison. Law...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Up Next: Patti Harrison Bucks Transgender Stereotypes, One Joke at a Time Her appearance on “The Tonight Snow,” skewering President Trump’s transgender military ban, led to a role on “Shrill” and writing duties on “Big Mouth.”...
09:32, 05/01/2019

Texas transgender woman seen in videotaped attack found dead DALLAS (AP) — A 23-year-old transgender woman seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in front of a crowd of people has been found dead in a Dallas shooting. Police say the body of Muhlaysia Booker was found in a street Saturday and that no su...
06:16, 05/20/2019

A Transgender Woman Who Was Attacked in Dallas Last Month Has Been Found Dead When Muhlaysia Booker was attacked in April, it made headlines. One month later, she was shot and killed. The police have not linked the two episodes....
23:16, 05/19/2019

Transgender asylum seeker Johana Leon dies after ICE release A transgender asylum seeker who was held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement died four days after she was released from custody, U.S. authorities said on Monday....
12:48, 06/03/2019

British Olympians call for IOC to shelve ‘unfair’ transgender guidelines • Survey of 15 female athletes finds frustration over current policy• Group in favour of suspension of rules pending further researchThe International Olympic Committee’s guidelines for transgender athletes are unfair on female athletes and should be...
01:32, 06/12/2019

Trump wins U.S. court victory in quest for transgender military ban A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court late...
10:16, 06/14/2019

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dressing as a woman....
11:32, 06/11/2019

Protesters demand end to killings of transgender women, Trump rollbacks Protesters chanting "black trans lives matter" and "we will not be erased" on Friday demanded an end to the killings of black transgender women in the United States and decried the Trump administration's proposals to reverse transgender rights....
21:32, 05/24/2019

Times editor defends paper's coverage of transgender issues Former journalist tells tribunal she faced discrimination at paper because she is transJohn Witherow, editor of the Times, has rejected allegations his newspaper publishes inaccurate, biased articles that are hostile to trans men and women.Witherow w...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Inside the secret lives of transgender refugee sex workers in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – those who have fled oppression in neighboring Afghanistan and Bangladesh – who identify as transgender, ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

String of transgender women killed in Dallas sparks FBI probe A woman who died as result of “homicidal violence” in the city Dallas became the third transgender woman killed in the area within 8 months — sparking an FBI probe, cops said Monday. The body of Chynal Lindsey, 26, was pulled from a lake ...
01:32, 06/04/2019

Police: Body of transgender woman pulled from Dallas lake Dallas police say a transgender woman's body was pulled from a lake over the weekend, the latest death of a transgender person to attract the attention of law enforcement officers in the North Texas city....
15:00, 06/03/2019

Detroit man charged with killing gay men, transgender woman in mass shooting DETROIT — A man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because they were gay or transgender, prosecutors said Friday. Devon Robinson, 18, of Detroit, was arraigned Friday on three counts...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Transgender inmate found dead in Rikers Island cell A transgender inmate was found dead in a jail cell on Rikers Island on Friday afternoon, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The inmate was found unresponsive in her cell at the Rose M. Singer women’s facility at the notorious jail at about 2:40 p...
20:16, 06/07/2019

Transgender Rikers inmate found dead allegedly ignored by guards A silent and unresponsive Layleen Polanco — the transgender inmate found dead in her Rikers Island cell last week — was ignored by guards for nearly two hours before they tried to help, a jailhouse eyewitness is claiming. Polanco, 27, was declared de...
15:16, 06/15/2019

HHS moves to roll back Obama-era transgender health policy The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday, a move LGBT groups fear will result in some Americans being denied needed medical treatment....
12:48, 05/24/2019

The Latest: 2020 candidates mourn transgender woman's death The Latest on a transgender woman found dead in Texas (all times local): 5 p.m. Democratic presidential candidates are mourning a 23-year-old transgender woman in Texas who authorities say was the victim of "homicidal violence."...
19:16, 05/20/2019

Two transgender women have been killed and a third stabbed in the past seven months in Dallas Dallas police are investigating whether the killing of two transgender woman and the assault of third over the past seven months are related, authorities said Tuesday....
04:00, 05/22/2019

A New, Scarless Adam’s Apple Surgery Could Be a Breakthrough for Transgender Patients An Israeli medical center says it has pioneered a new procedure to remove or reduce the size of the Adam’s apple without leaving a scar, a significant development for transgender patients considering such surgery. Dr. Avi Khafif Hefetz, a speci...
02:48, 06/11/2019

AAP Picks Transgender Candidate From Prayagraj To Fight National Election AAP's Bhawani Nath Valmiki, popularly known as Bhawani Ma, is contesting against BJP's Rita Bahuguna Joshi and Rajendra Pratap Singh of Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance....
09:32, 05/03/2019

High school athletes file complaint over transgender policy Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint saying a statewide policy on transgender athletes has cost them top finishes in races and possibly college scholarships....
15:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. appeals court orders new review of Trump transgender military ban A federal appeals court on Friday ordered a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against U.S. President Donald Trump's restrictions on transgender people serving in the military, a policy that had already been allowed to go into effect by the U...
09:32, 06/14/2019

After Gautam Gambhir Gains In East Delhi, Atishi Extends An Olive Branch Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Atishi, who trails the BJP's Gautam Gambhir by over 4.8 lakh votes in an unequal three-cornered race for the East Delhi Lok Sabha seat, today congratulatedher rival in a......
09:32, 05/23/2019

Nissan India Extends Service Support To Cyclone-Affected Customers In Odisha Nissan has sent special emergency repair teams in Bhubaneshwar and Cuttack and additional trained manpower will be deployed from its dealerships to expedite repair turnaround time....
04:32, 05/22/2019

Watch: Carolina Hurricanes goalie Curtis McElhinney extends for dazzling save Carolina Hurricanes goalie Curtis McElhinney reached out his left leg for a sensational skate save on a breakaway from New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy....
13:16, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka rupee extends losses on security alerts; stocks up in dull trade The Sri Lankan rupee closed weaker for the fifth consecutive session on Tuesday, as security alerts on possible further attacks after the Easter Sunday bombings weighed on investor sentiment, while stocks extended gains into the fifth day after hitti...
08:00, 04/30/2019

Guns N’ Roses’ classic lineup tempts fate, extends Not In This Lifetime tour Even the bands with the most volatile breakups and lineups find a reason to get back together eventually. Usually that reason involves the piles of money that can be made by getting the old band back together. In that spirit, Stereogum announces toda...
16:16, 06/17/2019

Boxing News at Five: Wanheng extends his record to 53-0, Khan says Singh is “scared” to fight him Amir Khan confirms Saudi Arabia exhibition and goads Vijender Singh, while Wanheng Menayothin goes three better than Floyd Mayweather The post Boxing News at Five: Wanheng extends his record to 53-0, Khan says Singh is “scared” to fight him appeared ...
09:48, 05/31/2019

'Today was a battle': record-breaking Brooks Koepka extends US PGA lead – video Defending champion Brooks Koepka shot a 65 on Friday to increase his lead to seven strokes by moving to 12 under par in the 101st PGA Championship. 'This probably sounds bad, but today was a battle,' said 29-year-old Koepka.Brooks Koepka untouchable ...
05:48, 05/18/2019

A star of Nickelodeon's 'Henry Danger' opens up about his transgender experience: 'I transitioned' Michael D. Cohen, star of Nickelodeon's longest-running live-action show "Henry Danger," revealed in an interview with Time that he transitioned from female to male nearly 20 years ago. Cohen doesn't identify as transgender, saying that he has alway...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Man Charged With Murdering 3 in Dallas, Including Muhlaysia Booker, a Transgender Woman Kendrell Lavar Lyles is also a “person of interest” in the killing of Chynal Lindsey, a transgender woman who was pulled from White Rock Lake on June 1, the police said....
02:16, 06/13/2019

Stripped of women’s records, transgender powerlifter asks, ‘Where do we draw the line?’ Mary Gregory received the trophies, posed for photos and four days later was erased from the record books because organizers classified her as a man....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Transgender woman suffers kidnapping and humiliating abuse by gang in Pakistan A transgender woman was kidnapped, beaten and had her head shaved by a gang in Pakistan, after refusing to pay them extortion money, activists have claimed....
13:16, 06/11/2019

Israel Folau targets support for transgender children in church sermon ‘God has called us,’ ex-Wallaby says in video as he renews attack on homosexualityIsrael Folau has used a sermon at his Sydney church to describe homosexuality as a sin and criticise young people being allowed to “change their gender”.In a video post...
22:16, 06/16/2019

President Trump Blamed the Transgender Military Ban on an Inaccurate Cost for Surgery President Donald Trump blamed the cost of gender-transition surgeries for his Administration’s policy barring transgender people from serving in the military, citing a figure experts said was inaccurate. In an interview with British commentator...
14:48, 06/05/2019

‘Fox and Friends’ called Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya ‘transgender.’ She’s not. Semenya, 28, is believed to have a condition that causes her body to produce testosterone at levels much higher than most women. Fox apologized on Thursday, saying it regretted the error....
23:32, 05/02/2019

Top court rejects challenge to rules accommodating Pennsylvania transgender students The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday preserved a Pennsylvania school district's policy accommodating transgender students, declining to hear a challenge backed by a conservative Christian group to rules letting them use bathrooms matching their gender i...
10:00, 05/28/2019

U.S. court lets Trump transgender military ban stand, orders new review A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed to take effect....
15:16, 06/14/2019

World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender as mental disorder The World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender people as having a mental disorder, according to reports. “Gender Identity Disorder” was removed from the organization’s classification of diseases as of last weekend and will now be...
09:16, 05/30/2019

N4T Investigators: UA spends tens of thousands defending transgender healthcare lawsuit TUCSON – The University of Arizona has spent $52,386.10 defending a lawsuit because the state does not include transgender surgeries in its insurance plan. Russell Toomey is a UA professor and a transgender man who wants a hysterectomy. Molly Brizgys...
04:32, 06/14/2019

Colorado School Shooting: Accused Transgender Sought Revenge For Bullying A juvenile accused of opening fire at a Colorado school last month that left one student dead and eight others wounded sought revenge on classmates who bullied him because he is transgender, court......
05:48, 06/21/2019

Transgender asylum seeker from El Salvador held by ICE dies at El Paso hospital The death of a transgender woman from El Salvador at an El Paso hospital reignites concerns about the treatment of transgender migrants held by ICE        ...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Revealed: how Trump's transgender ban has forced military members back into hiding Guardian investigation finds increased hostility towards trans people who could lose everything if they are outedDonald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the US military has spread a pall of fear over the 15,000 personnel it touches and em...
01:16, 06/13/2019

The Mad King's Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the com...
15:32, 05/20/2019

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald T...
10:32, 05/21/2019

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
16:32, 06/04/2019

White House asserts 'executive privilege' as House panel takes aim at Barr The White House on Wednesday took the aggressive step of invoking "executive privilege" to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as a Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel moved toward holding Attorney General Wil...
08:32, 05/08/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
17:00, 05/20/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruction of Congress.”...
10:16, 05/01/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
15:32, 06/04/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump....
23:16, 05/15/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the panel interviews him about decisions made on some of President Donald Trump's advisers....
09:16, 04/28/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President Donald Trump....
12:32, 05/14/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment b...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday....
11:00, 06/24/2019

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee....
10:00, 06/04/2019

Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles Forces backing Libya's internationally recognized government fought house-to-house battles with troops loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar in southern parts of the capital Tripoli on Sunday and appeared to be gaining ground....
14:16, 04/28/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegations of obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald Trump was "preposterous" and ...
14:32, 05/15/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually calling it that....
17:32, 05/09/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications direc...
13:16, 05/21/2019

Amid White House defiance, U.S. House panel weighs holding Barr in contempt A Democratic-led U.S. congressional panel met on Wednesday to vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to comply with a subpoena seeking an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry report...
07:48, 05/08/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify...
09:16, 05/21/2019

House panel reaches agreement to question former chief of staff to onetime White House counsel The House Judiciary Committee will accept written answers from Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff to Donald McGahn. Donaldson’s written notes were key to the Mueller report....
10:32, 06/24/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:48, 06/20/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the southern border into the U.S....
08:16, 06/25/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
17:48, 05/08/2019

House Judiciary Committee schedules hearing for Don McGahn, despite White House move to block subpoena The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Don McGahn next week, but it is unclear if the former White House counsel will agree to appear—the latest development in the battle between congressional Democrats and the White House for test...
10:00, 05/14/2019

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan extends output curbs in June: local media China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan extended production restrictions on heavy industry to end-June, local government-backed media reported on Wednesday, as the smog-prone city aims to improve its air quality....
18:48, 06/04/2019

REFILE-US STOCKS-S&P 500 posts high, extends 2019 rally; Alphabet falls late The S&P 500 set an intraday record high on Monday, bolstering the view that the decade-long bull market has further to run, after consumer spending rose in March and inflation data was benign....
16:32, 04/29/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Board Increases Quarterly Dividend; Extends Share Repurchase Program CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 25-percent increase to its quarterly cash dividend to $0.15 per share from $0.12 per share and authorized the company to ...
21:16, 05/01/2019

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
21:00, 06/18/2019

Roglic extends lead as Carapaz wins stage 4 after crash chaos derails Dumoulin "A massive crash with five kilometres remaining tore through the peloton and ended Dutchman Tom Dumoulin’s chances of Giro glory as Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic extended his lead in stage 4, won by the Ecuadorian Richard Carapaz."...
12:00, 05/14/2019

White House threatens veto on House border bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legislation in its current form lacks the money necessary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement t...
06:48, 06/25/2019

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by governmen...
21:00, 06/24/2019

White House Directs Conway Not to Testify Before House Panel Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, was asked to answer questions about her violations of a federal law that bars government officials from engaging in political activities at work....
19:48, 06/24/2019

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want — as long as the bank that issues the card and extends the accompanying credit line goes a...
15:32, 06/17/2019

Transgender woman recently assaulted on camera found shot dead in Dallas Body of Muhlaysia Booker was found in a street on Saturday and no suspect has been identified, police saidA 23-year-old transgender woman who was seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in front of a crowd of people has been found shot dead in...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Supreme Court leaves in place Pennsylvania policy supporting transgender students The court declined to review a lower-court ruling that upheld a school district policy letting transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identities....
11:00, 05/28/2019

LGBT groups in uproar after transgender woman in ICE custody dies on first day of pride month A transgender woman from El Salvador died in a Texas hospital Saturday shortly after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after being held more than six weeks, sparking outrage from LGBT activists....
15:16, 06/03/2019

Transgender teen accused in deadly Colorado school shooting wanted revenge A juvenile accused of opening fire at a Colorado school last month that left one student dead and eight others wounded sought revenge on classmates who bullied him because he is transgender, court documents released on Thursday showed....
00:00, 06/21/2019

Kendrell Lavar Lyles arrested in connection with killings of transgender women in Dallas A man was arrested in connection with the slayings of two transgender women in Dallas — including one who was seen being attacked in an online video weeks before her death, cops said. Kendrell Lavar Lyles, 34, was charged with three counts of murder ...
23:48, 06/12/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to transgender restroom policy in Pennsylvania The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a legal challenge to a Pennsylvania school district's policy that allows transgender students to use whichever restroom they identify with....
16:32, 05/28/2019

Armenian transgender activist says she's faced death threats since historic speech A transgender activist in Armenia says she's faced death threats since she became the first LGBT person to speak before the country's parliament.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Transgender woman's body pulled from Texas lake is latest in string of deaths Dallas police now have four open homicide investigations involving black transgender women dating back to 2015A transgender woman’s body was pulled from a Dallas lake over the weekend, marking the latest death of a transgender person being investigat...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Dallas police looking into similarities in cases of 2 transgender women fatally shot, third stabbed Dallas police said they have not directly linked the cases at this time but that there are similarities they want the public to be aware of.        ...
08:16, 05/22/2019

Inclusivity comes to credit cards: Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their "true name."...
16:32, 06/18/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
15:32, 05/21/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
14:32, 05/21/2019

European Central Bank extends date of earliest interest rate increase to mid-2020 instead of end of year VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — European Central Bank extends date of earliest interest rate increase to mid-2020 instead of end of year....
06:00, 06/06/2019

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the count...
16:48, 05/21/2019

Giro d'Italia: Richard Carapaz extends race lead as Nans Peters wins stage 17 French rider breaks clear for maiden Grand Tour winCarapaz picks up seven seconds on Vincenzo NibaliFrance’s Nans Peters won stage 17 of the Giro d’Italia as overall leader Richard Carapaz gained a few extra seconds on his rivals.Peters powered clear...
09:48, 05/29/2019

TV ratings firm Nielsen lowers sale price, extends deadline to lure final bidder Ratings giant Nielsen Holdings is pulling out all the stops to keep its last remaining bidder at the table, including lowering its asking price and moving back the deadline for final offers, sources told The Post. The company, which has been in the m...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Man arrested in slayings of three Dallas women, including transgender woman; person of interest in another death DALLAS (AP) — Man arrested in slayings of three Dallas women, including transgender woman; person of interest in another death....
19:48, 06/12/2019

Girls say Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy violates Title IX, file federal complaint The complaint says that the policy, which allows athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity, has put the girls at a competitive disadvantage and harmed their chances of earning athletic scholarships....
22:00, 06/19/2019

This Free People Apparel Isn't Free, People, But It's Cheaper Than Usual Ultimate boho brand Free People’s effortlessly cool, vintage-y styles don’t come without some heavy lifting on the part of your wallet. But today, flower children should head over to Nordstrom Rack, where Free People clothing and lingerie is marked w...
12:00, 05/09/2019

SEC Extends Review of CBOE Holdings' Rule Filing to Trade SPXpm, Its Proposed New S&P 500 Index Option Product CHICAGO, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported that at the end of business today the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instituted "proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove" the proposed rule ...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Transgender woman Muhlaysia Booker found fatally shot, one month after viral group assault One month after a group assault against transgender woman Muhlaysia Booker went viral, Dallas police on Sunday said she was found fatally shot.        ...
03:00, 05/20/2019

R. Kelly's lawyers say he can't read; judge reinstates civil sex abuse lawsuit Cook County Judge Moira Johnson reinstated the lawsuit Wednesday after R. Kelly's attorneys said he didn't respond because he couldn't read the documents.        ...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Silicon Valley's build fast break things attitude might break our civil society David Cox is the Director of the MIT IBM Watson Lab and he was in Dubai at the Ai Everything conference and spoke to TechRadar Middle East. He doesn’t believe that Silicon Valley’s ‘build fast break things’ attitude a...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Simon Kinberg Likens Dark Phoenix's Original Ending to Captain America: Civil War and Captain Marvel While the cast of Simon Kinberg’s Dark Phoenix has spoken about the similarities between the film’s original ending and the ending of another recent big superhero film—similarities that were so extensive they required the final X-Men installment to u...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Taco Bell extends free taco deal through Thursday because of tech issues Taco Bell's free Doritos Locos taco giveaway has been extended for consumers who were unable to redeem the offer online because of tech issues.       ...
02:32, 06/20/2019

'Outside The Lines' host Bob Ley extends his ESPN leave of absence ESPN longtime anchor and 'Outside The Lines' host Bob Ley extended his leave of absence from the network as his six-month sabbatical was running out.        ...
14:48, 05/06/2019

'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer extends amazing streak with his 24th victory James Holzhauer extended his 'Jeopardy!' winning streak to an even two dozen Tuesday, as he moves ever closer to the $2 million mark.        ...
18:16, 05/21/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange Extends Trading Hours for VIX Futures CHICAGO, November 30, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that beginning on Friday, December 10, the exchange is changing the start time for the trading of futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) from 8:30 a.m. (Chicago tim...
23:32, 05/01/2019

The Category Is ‘Cover Star’: Pose’s Indya Moore Is the 1st Transgender Woman to Cover Elle Magazine FX’s Pose broke barriers when it debuted last year; co-created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Steven Canals, it was the first network television show to feature a predominantly transgender cast. Equally genderqueer is its writers’ room, including l...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Gay Rights There’s never been a better time to be gay, except in a handful of places where it’s become worse. Gay-rights activists have made historic gains in a fraction of the time it took the movements for civil rights and women’s rights. Two generations ago,...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexander Görlach....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Flebag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge 'wanted to be a boy' and 'might have become transgender' if offered the choice when she was a child Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge "wanted to be a boy" when she was younger and said if she had been offered the choice back then, today she might be transgender....
13:48, 05/19/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated their fundamental right to maintain their culture....
20:16, 05/12/2019

How a Self-Taught Art Curator Became a Gay Rights Champion ‘I had no vision at all,’ said Charles W. Leslie, who co-founded the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 50 years ago. ‘It had to do with some vague concept of gay liberation.’...
14:16, 06/21/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
01:48, 05/22/2019

On the frontline in the fight for LGBT rights Ruth Hunt joined Stonewall 14 years ago, quickly rising to become the charity’s chief executive. In that time she has seen huge strides made towards equality for LGBT people. As she prepares to step down in August, she reflects on how much further th...
08:32, 05/01/2019

China says will protect rights of its businesses China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the country will take necessary measures to safeguard the rights and interests of its businesses, after the United States hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with severe sanctions....
03:48, 05/16/2019

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. people....
14:48, 06/01/2019

Turkey's top court says journalists' rights violated: NTV Turkey's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that authorities had violated the freedom of expression and personal security of two journalists detained on terrorism charges after the 2016 attempted coup, broadcaster NTV said....
11:48, 05/02/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up this morning. This time, Warren is using recent abortion bans and restrictions in Alabama and other stat...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
03:32, 06/14/2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in south Kashmir to be illegal under international law, experts said....
05:16, 04/30/2019

MLB panel cuts value of Nats’ TV rights in dispute with O’s A Major League Baseball panel hearing the long-running dispute between the Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over money from the cable channel they jointly own said Washington should receive $296.8 million from the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network for its t...
12:16, 05/14/2019

UN rights chief: Relatives of ex-IS fighters should go home GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says thousands of relatives of former foreign fighters in the Islamic State group should be repatriated, insisting that children in particular have suffered “grievous violations” of their rights. ...
04:00, 06/24/2019

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have publicly supported a boycott of Israel or its West Bank settlemen...
15:48, 05/24/2019

The Latest: UN rights office wants monitors in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 5:20 p.m. The United Nations human rights office says a monitoring team should be deployed quickly to Sudan to examine alleged violations during this week’s military ...
11:16, 06/07/2019

US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials over human rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials accused of being responsible for a crackdown on street demonstrations that began in the Central American country in April 2018. The officials are Nation...
13:32, 06/21/2019

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....
19:16, 06/11/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the reproduction of captive animals unless their young are destined to be reintroduced into the wild....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the Hyde Amendment after all, according to CNN....
19:48, 06/06/2019

San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of San Francisco is suing the Trump administration over its new regulation allowing health care professionals to opt out of providing treatments they oppose. City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed the lawsuit in U.S. District C...
02:48, 05/03/2019

The original ‘Tales of the City’ was a gay rights trailblazer When the original “Tales of the City” mini-series (as they were called back in the day) premiered in January 1994 on PBS, NBC’s “Must See TV” (“Friends,” “Seinfeld” and “ER”) was all anybody watched. Based on a series of Armistead Maupin San Francisc...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally in Georgia Supporters of abortion rights rallied at the Georgia State Capitol as part of a national campaign responding to states that have passed new abortion restrictions. (May 21)        ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Rights activist in Chechnya freed on parole ARGUN, Russia (AP) — A prominent rights activist in the Russian province of Chechnya has been released on parole in a case that generated widespread international condemnation. Oyub Titiyev was released from jail Friday after a court in Chechnya rule...
09:32, 06/21/2019

U.N. rights office concerned by use of force in Venezuela The United Nations human rights office said on Wednesday it was "extremely worried" by reports of excessive use of force against demonstrators across Venezuela....
10:48, 05/01/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions.        ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Warsaw: Tens of thousands march for gay rights Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski said he wanted the city to remain "open" and "tolerant." The LGBT community in Poland has come under sustained attack in recent months by the ruling right-wing Law and Justice party....
20:32, 06/08/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v. Wade....
18:48, 05/13/2019

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world Soledad Nunez/AP Last week, Ecuador's highest court issued a ruling, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the South American country. Business Insider created a series of maps to visualize how gay rights vary around the world. Despite same-se...
19:32, 06/17/2019

Sports Illustrated Operating Rights Sold Authentic Brands and Maven are pursuing discussions with Meredith for it to continue to operate certain aspects of the Sports Illustrated business, but the deal isn’t contingent on reaching an agreement with Meredith....
20:32, 06/17/2019

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonomy....
18:32, 05/15/2019

Mexico, Honduras say will work together to protect migrant rights Mexico and Honduras will coordinate to protect the rights of Honduran migrants in transit through Mexico as well as strengthen their cooperation to tackle human trafficking, their foreign ministries said in a joint statement on Friday....
19:32, 06/14/2019

Rights group: Pakistan shouldn’t execute mentally ill man MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A rights group has urged the Pakistani government not to execute a prisoner with “clear symptoms of mental illness” scheduled to be hanged in two days. Sarah Belal, executive director of Justice Project Pakistan, w...
01:32, 06/16/2019

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
08:32, 05/21/2019

Netflix just bought the rights to two of the best movies from Cannes 2019 Netflix might not be allowed to compete at Cannes, but that doesn’t mean the streaming giant isn’t closely following the action. Or that it has given up looking to offer some of the best content coming out of the festival on its streaming...
01:16, 05/28/2019

Government To Analyse Requests For Allocation Of Jet Flying Rights The government is planning to allocate Jet Airways' international flying rights to other airlines such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, GoAir and Vistara...
07:32, 05/17/2019

Israelis stage mass wedding to advocate for gay rights TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis have participated in a mass wedding in Tel Aviv to demand the right to same-sex marriage ahead of the country’s Gay Pride week. Tuesday’s event involved an unofficial wedding ceremony for 23 ga...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Rolling Stones and Richard Ashcroft end 22-year rights row One of the UK music industry's most notable copyright disputes has been resolved with the royalties and rights for Bitter Sweet Symphony being returned to The Verve's Richard Ashcroft....
19:16, 05/23/2019

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the group if it were not reinstated....
07:48, 06/25/2019

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family's rights A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profanely yelling commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters because one of the ch...
18:32, 06/14/2019

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
08:16, 05/25/2019

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

Council of Europe to discuss Russia's voting rights The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia's voting rights in the continent's main human rights watchdog....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, vivacious conga. Since it was launched in 2007, it has provided a moment for gay and transgender peop...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo that he believes he owns. The suit was filed on a travel day for the NBA Finals; L...
19:48, 06/03/2019

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang, envoy says China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang, where he said "education training centers" were helping to stamp out extremism and give people new skills....
07:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, that is part of an effort to get the Supreme Court to reconsider its 1973 ruling...
08:48, 05/15/2019

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children from their families, cramming people into overcrowde...
13:32, 06/21/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
07:00, 05/28/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
00:48, 06/04/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-abortion laws in Alabama and other states....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists are launching a renewed effort to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short last year...
09:32, 05/28/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia’s voting rights MOSCOW (AP) — The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia’s voting rights in the continent’s main human rights watchdog. The council suspended Russia’s voting rights after it annexed Ukrain...
03:48, 05/17/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Heeding the call for women’s rights around the planet Women and activists have been reflecting on the progress made across the world in 2018 in reducing discrimination and inequalities based on gender and what hopes they have for 2019....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Freed Russian rights advocate says he won't return to job in Chechnya A prominent Russian human rights advocate jailed on charges his supporters say were trumped up walked free on Friday, but said he would not return to his work in Chechnya because he felt the risk to his staff there would be too great....
08:16, 06/21/2019

Malaysia's new government slow on reforms, rights groups say Malaysia's new government has failed to deliver on most of its human rights reform promises in its first year in power, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said on Wednesday....
02:48, 05/08/2019