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Cranston: Reproductive right laws 'draconian'

Speaking at the Tony Awards, actor Bryan Cranston says "powerful old white men... should not be determining what women should and should not do with their bodies." (June 10)        ...

Cranston: Reproductive right laws 'draconian'

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'Hadestown,' Cranston win big at Tonys, 'Ferryman' best play "Hadestown," a folk opera about a young couple's dark trek to the underworld, topped Broadway's Tony awards on Sunday winning eight honors, including the top prize best musical....
21:00, 06/09/2019

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in his own nationalist image....
10:00, 06/07/2019

Bryan Cranston’s Tony speech: ‘The media isn’t the enemy of the people’ Bryan Cranston’s “mad as hell” acceptance speech could have gone very wrong Sunday night at the 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony. As the actor took to the podium to accept his best actor trophy for his performance as TV news man How...
07:48, 06/10/2019

What Happens When Reproductive Tech Like IVF Goes Awry? Opinion: Freezers fail. Samples are mislabeled. Embryos get switched. But a lack of regulation leaves those harmed by such negligence without clear recourse....
07:32, 07/17/2019

Bryan Cranston, musical 'Hadestown' score top nominations for Broadway's Tony awards Bryan Cranston, Annette Bening and Laurie Metcalf were among top nominees for Broadway's Tony awards on Tuesday, with musical "Hadestown" leading all shows with 14 nods....
10:16, 04/30/2019

Watch the opening number from last night’s Tony Awards, featuring Bryan Cranston having to pee Last night, host James Corden kicked off the annual Tony Awards ceremony as you might expect: By singing a song about the magic of theater. Specifically, Corden’s song-and-dance routine made the case that a night on Broadway is far more interesting t...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Why Breaking Bad Fans Are Upset Over Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul's Next Joint Project Fans are feeling bad over this new collaboration between Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul. Six years since fans said goodbye to the former Breaking Bad co-stars on the small screen, a new......
16:48, 07/09/2019

That mystery reunion Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul have been teasing for weeks is actually just some artisanal booze Over the last few weeks, Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul have been teasing a mysterious project that reunites the Breaking Bad co-stars. Given what we know, it was reasonable to assume that this project—which the duo teased in a series of social media ...
15:32, 07/09/2019

Ladies...You're Going to Want to Own This Reproductive Rights-Affirming T-Shirt by Pyer Moss Ladies, how much unsolicited advice do you think we receive on any given day? How many intrusions, corrections, interruptions and outright dismissals do you think we contend with within a 24-hour period—so many that the vast majority don’t even regis...
13:00, 07/26/2019

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hope...
07:32, 06/21/2019

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abortion laws are built on anti-abortion lies. Lies about things like who has abortions, how abortions wo...
06:32, 06/03/2019

Some US women are taking reproductive matters into their own hands: They're ordering abortion by mail As access to abortion providers in the United States shrinks and legal restrictions pile up, women who want abortions are ordering pills online.        ...
04:48, 06/25/2019

End ‘shame, isolation and segregation’ of fistula sufferers, urges UN reproductive health chief Although obstetric fistula has largely been eliminated in developed countries, more than two million women and girls still live with the painful and disfiguring condition, according to UN data....
09:32, 05/23/2019

We Out: Planned Parenthood Says Trump ‘Gag Rule’ Will Force It to Abandon Low-Income Reproductive Health Program Unless a federal appeals court gives it a hard pass when it comes to a “gag rule” imposed by the Trump administration regarding abortion, Planned Parenthood says it’ll be forced to abandon the low-income family planning program funded by federal doll...
02:00, 08/16/2019

Some US women are taking reproductive matters into their own hands: They're ordering abortion pills by mail As access to abortion providers in the United States shrinks and legal restrictions pile up, women who want abortions are ordering pills online.        ...
08:16, 06/25/2019

‘Race against time’ to help women who bore brunt of Cyclone Idai: UN reproductive health agency  As the full extent of destruction caused by Cyclone Idai across southern Africa continues to be assessed, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Wednesday it was in “a race against time” to protect women who bore the brunt of the storm as...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Ralliers Gather In Lexington To Stand For Women’s Reproductive Rights In Light Of Recent Abortion Bans LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Lexington on Saturday afternoon to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for abortion bans in states across the country have outraged many, who say the...
18:48, 05/25/2019

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-funded programs from covering abortion procedures. Biden's campaign confirmed to NBC News on Wednes...
15:48, 06/05/2019

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and his parents last year, she admits some people found it strange. “Just because a romantic relationship d...
03:00, 05/28/2019

Preview of new Kentucky laws FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The end of June means the annual influx of new laws in Kentucky. House Bill 254, the Campus Free Speech Bill, requires public universities to make sure speech is not suppressed even if its deemed offensive or radical. T...
15:00, 06/26/2019

My in-laws are obsessed with my partner’s ex He abandoned my partner and her son, yet my mother-in-law still maintains contact and secretly meets himI’ve been with my partner for more than four years and we have a daughter together. We also raise her son together. Her ex-husband kicked her and ...
05:16, 07/26/2019

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: red flag laws, sometimes known as Extreme Risk Pro...
11:16, 08/10/2019

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, cou...
22:48, 06/18/2019

Trump backs 'red flag' gun laws. What do they actually do? In the aftermath of this weekend's mass shootings that killed at least 31 people, attention turned to what could be done to prevent something like this from happening again....
06:48, 08/06/2019

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
18:16, 08/07/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic anonymity....
07:16, 05/01/2019

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,” a victim testified, yet he couldn’t be charged with a hate crime because the state has no such law...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Land clearing up more than 50% in NSW even before new laws introduced Environment groups demand up to date figures to show ‘the full impact’ of the weaker lawsLand clearing in New South Wales rose by more than 50% in 2016-17, the year before the introduction of native vegetation laws that make deforestation easier.Envi...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state....
03:48, 06/11/2019

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned through the escheatment process could result in penalty and other taxes even though the owner was unawa...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Sex with HIV still a crime? Updated laws divide advocates ATLANTA — As Sanjay Johnson describes it, his sexual encounter with James Booth on Oct. 2, 2015, was a one-night stand. But it would bind the men inextricably two years later, when Booth walked into an Arkansas police station and accused Johnson of e...
14:16, 07/23/2019

Brazil Bolsonaro tries new tactic to loosen gun laws RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has issued new decrees to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws after his earlier effort was rejected by the Senate. The action published late Tuesday cancels a May decree that eased requi...
12:16, 06/26/2019

New tax laws take a toll on home sales in Connecticut CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Greenwich, Connecticut, where those trying to sell their million-dollar homes are taking serious losses as new tax laws slash values....
19:16, 04/28/2019

Poker In Red Dead Online Is Not Available Everywhere Due To Regional Laws Red Dead Online’s latest update was filled with some fan requested features and items, like ponchos and new missions. But the activity that most fans were excited to try out was poker. Unfortunately, depending on where you live you might not be able ...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Swiss voters favor tightening gun laws Swiss voters overwhelmingly voted to bring the country's gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No' vote could sour relations with the EU....
20:00, 05/19/2019

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
07:00, 06/10/2019

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include stronger tenant protections now that the Democrats contr...
00:00, 06/10/2019

Environmental laws waived for border barriers TUCSON – The United States government is moving forward with building barriers along the southern border in Arizona and California. The Department of Homeland Security recently waived 41 laws to help make that possible. Some say this will negat...
05:16, 05/18/2019

Klobuchar goes off on restrictive abortion laws: 'This is dangerous' Presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., did not mince words when she took aim at new abortion laws in Republican-led states, and promised to take action to counter such measures if she wins in 2020....
09:16, 05/19/2019

Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws Supporters of greater restrictions say Swiss rules need to line up with EU’sSwiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enact new restrictions on guns and line up with other countries in the European visa-free travel zone wh...
07:16, 05/19/2019

At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters and left patients confused. Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio have passed laws that prohibit abortion when a fetal hea...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Switzerland votes on changing gun laws to fit with EU rules Voters must decide whether to accept new EU gun laws, including tighter controls for semi-automatic weapons. Switzerland risks dropping out of Europe's open-border Schengen area if the referendum is rejected....
03:16, 05/19/2019

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders....
14:32, 08/18/2019

Blockstream’s new ‘Bitcoin ICO’ platform is handy – but you still need to know the laws The blockchain infrastructure firm that sent a Bitcoin satellite into space is launching a platform to allow businesses to offer security tokens on the Liquid Network. Blockstream announced the launch of “Liquid Securities” earlier today at CoinDesk’...
08:32, 05/15/2019

U.N. official says some Sri Lankan laws discriminately applied A United Nation expert said on Friday some Sri Lankan laws are "frequently applied" in a discriminatory manner and urged the government to address the root causes of public protests by treating everyone equally....
17:02, 07/26/2019

New Jersey enacts 3 gun violence intervention laws TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey on Monday enacted three laws designed to help victims of gun violence avoid becoming hurt again by firearms or seeking out retaliation. The new laws add to New Jersey’s growing list of at least 10 gun-related laws ena...
18:48, 08/05/2019

Honduras street protests go on despite laws’ cancellation TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president’s cancellation of decrees that they feared would lead to extensive layoffs. Public sector employees have been marchi...
13:32, 06/03/2019

‘Heartbeat’ Laws Could Ban Most Abortions Across Deep South A clinic escort, left, speaks to a driver and patient while an abortion protester attempts to hand over some reading material outside the Jackson Women’s Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The clinic is the...
12:16, 05/11/2019

New Tax Laws Drive More Americans Into Muni Bonds Investors in high-tax states like New York and California are piling into municipal bonds this year, fueled in part by the 2017 tax overhaul that raised tax burdens for some high-income households....
05:16, 08/07/2019

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to the governor that would ban red-light traffic camera...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
11:48, 06/18/2019

Pelosi: ‘What is the point’ of enforcing immigration laws? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday called into question the nation’s immigration laws, asking “What is the point?” of tracking down fugitives ordered out of the country?...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be updated to allow intended parents to assume the status of legal parents as soon as a baby is born, the...
20:16, 06/05/2019

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A referendum held Friday saw 82.1% of voters support...
01:16, 05/27/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
07:00, 05/22/2019

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The changes will only come into effect if a political impasse in Belfast remains....
21:48, 07/09/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a small country like Canada....
08:48, 05/12/2019

Landlords Are Still Crying About New York's New Rent Control Laws ;( Last week, New York’s legislature passed a raft of bills that will dramatically change the landscape for landlords and tenants in the state. Specifically, the laws make it harder for landlords to convert rent-controlled apartments to market-rate apar...
17:16, 06/23/2019

How Trump's Immigration Plan Would Have Affected His In-Laws' Prospects President Donald Trump's proposed plan to overhaul the U.S. immigration system would have made it more difficult for his in-laws to migrate to the United States....
10:48, 05/17/2019

Last-Minute Laws Took Democrats’ Power. Court Says That’s Fine. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general of Wisconsin, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special session was legal....
14:16, 06/21/2019

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in state laws and regulations. The bill the Democrat s...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citizens who committed fraud to gain citizenship....
02:00, 06/28/2019

'McMafia' laws used to freeze three London properties worth £80m Investigators are using so-called "McMafia" laws to force the owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain the source of their wealth....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G infrastructure.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright told 5G World in London that the government was committe...
06:48, 06/13/2019

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the momentum it lost in the recent months....
13:00, 06/11/2019

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
16:48, 06/04/2019

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
17:00, 05/30/2019

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, a...
09:16, 05/30/2019

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest reforms continues country’s social liberalisationIreland has voted to ease restrictions on divorce by an overwhelming majority, continuing the country’s social liberalisation.Voters approved a constitutional referendu...
03:32, 05/26/2019

| Trump proposes mental asylums, but silent on gun laws More mental hospitals are needed to take potential mass killers off the streets, President Donald Trump has said in response to recent mass shootings, while staying quiet on a pledge to toughen gun laws....
00:32, 08/17/2019

Trump to propose overhaul of immigration laws: official U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will propose an overhaul of immigration laws that would favor applicants who speak English, are well educated and have job offers, a senior administration official said....
14:32, 05/15/2019

Why won’t the U.S. change its gun laws? New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern says: ‘I do not understand.’ “Australia experienced a massacre and changed their laws. New Zealand had its experience and changed its laws. To be honest, I do not understand the United States," Jacinda Ardern said in an interview....
04:48, 05/15/2019

'I Do Not Understand The United States': Jacinda Ardern On Gun Laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said that she does "not understand" why the US has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Jacinda Ardern 'does not understand' why US has failed to toughen gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the United States has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
09:48, 05/14/2019

Jair Bolsonaro says criminals will 'die like cockroaches' under proposed new laws Brazil’s president calls for security forces and citizens who shoot alleged offenders to be shielded from prosecutionBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has said he hopes criminals will “die in the streets like cockroaches” as a result of h...
19:48, 08/05/2019

Trump calls for mental-health laws, not gun control President Trump condemned hate and “white supremacy” Monday as he called for bipartisan action to spur nationwide “red flag” laws in response to two weekend shootings that took the lives of 31 people in Texas and Ohio. But he failed to mention new ba...
20:48, 08/05/2019

Schumer warns GOP against settling for 'tepid' red flag laws Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday warned Republicans against trying to pass modest legislation promoting “red flag” laws as their sole response to the latest wave of mass shootings.Schumer said Democrats would try to require ...
12:16, 08/07/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angela Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't enough for some....
14:16, 05/09/2019

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
10:00, 04/28/2019

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 asked him to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks in the aftermath of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton....
12:48, 08/07/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition....
02:16, 05/08/2019

Explainer: China changes laws in trade war with U.S., enforcement a concern China has been changing laws to address U.S. concerns about fair treatment of foreign companies, but with some vague wording and persistent concerns about enforcement, it is unclear if this will leave Washington satisfied....
07:16, 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

Can Northern Ireland Cling to Its Draconian Abortion Laws? A measure passed recently by British Parliament would liberalize the North’s laws in just a few months — unless the region’s long-dormant legislature intervenes....
18:48, 08/10/2019

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Learning what is fact and fiction about service animal laws TUCSON – The Arizona Center for Disability Law held a presentation on Thursday, Aug. 15 for the community to learn more about service animal laws. The session covered topics like taking service animals into a business and certain laws dealing w...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Questions surface as states pass abortion laws As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17)        ...
16:32, 05/17/2019

Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav "According To Our Laws": Pakistan Pakistan will grant consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav according to the Pakistani laws, for which modalities are being worked out, the Foreign Ministry said in a late night......
13:48, 07/18/2019

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
12:16, 07/15/2019

Saudi Guardianship Laws Could Be Set to Change. Here’s How Women Are Reacting. The government is said to be considering a revision to laws that require women to get the permission of a male guardian to marry, apply for a passport or travel out of the country....
11:48, 07/21/2019

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the regulations amount to an unconstitutional propert...
14:32, 07/16/2019

The Latest: Swiss voters appear set to back tighter gun laws GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Switzerland’s referendum on tightening Swiss gun laws (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Swiss media are reporting that early exit polls show voters have approved a measure to tighten Switzerland’s gun laws, bringin...
04:00, 05/19/2019

Swiss voters approve tighter gun laws, lining up with the EU Swiss voters have approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun owners...
14:00, 05/19/2019

California city declares itself a gun 'sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city has voted to declare itself a “second amendment sanctuary” city, in a rebuke to the state’s strict p...
16:16, 07/16/2019

Trump urges changes to mental health laws, says he's 'open' to ideas After a weekend during which more than 80 people were shot in two attacks, President Donald Trump reacted Monday by calling for changes to mental health laws and saying he's open to all ideas that "will actually work."...
21:48, 08/05/2019

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
08:16, 06/12/2019

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
20:00, 07/03/2019

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overturned the law dating back to colonial times that criminalized consensual same-sex relations. It&rsquo...
15:32, 06/11/2019

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions on civil society organisations and tourism, writes Paul Mulindwa....
00:48, 07/10/2019

Dense breast notification laws not leading to more screening ultrasounds State laws requiring women with dense breasts to be told about the benefits of further imaging after mammography may not lead more women to get extra screening, a U.S. study suggests....
16:48, 08/08/2019

‘Red Flag’ Gun Laws Aren’t Airtight. But Officials Say They’ve Saved Lives. State laws that let judges take guns away from troubled owners have been used thousands of times, though they work only when people report threatening behavior....
03:48, 08/09/2019

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
04:16, 06/11/2019

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the country without needing permission from a male relative,...
15:00, 07/11/2019

Prosecutors push back on enforcing new state abortion laws ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle from prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven ...
03:48, 05/30/2019

'A sort of eco-dictatorship': Shanghai grapples with strict new recycling laws Steep fines and social credit penalties face people violating complex waste sorting rules – but some say the answer is all about pigsFor the last two weeks, Shanghai residents have grappled with a singular question: “What kind of trash are you?”The q...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Donkey’s death on 4th of July may prompt new laws on loud noises The noise was probably too much for Sammy the Donkey, a Georgia farmer says. John Bogino of Seven Gables Farm, north of Atlanta, says Sammy (short for Sambuca) probably couldn’t take the explosions from nearby Fourth of July fireworks. “The sounds we...
17:32, 07/12/2019

In Wake of Deadly Mass Shootings, Texas Gun Laws Will Get Even Looser Texas is slated to ease its gun laws—already some of the most lax in the country—next month, making it easier for Texans to carry firearms in schools, churches, and foster homes across the state....
10:48, 08/07/2019

Red flag laws often have bipartisan support. But do they stop mass shootings? Like many politicians before him, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine responded to a mass shooting in his state by calling Tuesday for a law that would take guns out of the hands of people deemed at risk of hurting people. Such measures, known as red flag laws, ha...
09:48, 08/07/2019

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state’s only surgical abortion clinic to close. U.S. District Ju...
00:00, 07/24/2019

Boomers and Coalition voters least worried by metadata and encryption laws Almost 40% of those aged over 55, as well as Coalition voters, are not concerned by the introduction of Australia's encryption laws, according to Digital Rights Watch....
05:00, 07/25/2019

New Zealand plans to tighten gun laws in wake of Christchurch massacre New Zealand plans to create a gun register and tighten gun licensing, among other measures. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the intent of the reform was to "stop weapons falling into the wrong hands."...
01:32, 07/22/2019

Public Opinion Needed For Laws To Be Successful, Says Pranab Mukherjee Former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday that public consultation is necessary for laws to become successful and drafting of legislations cannot be left only to elected representatives....
15:48, 07/28/2019

Guns Without Borders: California Has Strict Gun Laws. But Not Its Neighbor Nevada. The shooting in Gilroy illustrated a familiar problem for states trying to toughen their gun laws, only to see them undermined by neighboring states with more lax rules....
22:48, 07/30/2019

Guns Across Borders: California Has Strict Laws, but Nevada Doesn’t The shooting in Gilroy illustrated a familiar problem for states that toughen their gun laws, only to see them neutralized by neighboring states with more lax rules....
21:16, 07/31/2019

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
23:16, 07/31/2019

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Vatican says laws cannot force priests to break seal of confession The Vatican on Monday reaffirmed Catholic teaching that priests cannot reveal what they learn in confession, in an apparent response to moves in Australia and elsewhere to force them to do so in cases of sexual abuse....
05:32, 07/01/2019

Having Broadband Issues? This Tool Helps You Learn Local Laws Washington disputes get the headlines, but much US telecom policy is determined by states and cities. A nonprofit has catalogued the rules and put them online....
00:48, 08/01/2019

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
12:32, 06/18/2019

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases of human rights violations to the European Court of Human Rights....
03:48, 08/01/2019

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
17:00, 07/02/2019

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks...
18:48, 08/08/2019

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter....
00:00, 07/20/2019

UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws Analysis finds changes such as removal of blanket ban on hormone-disrupting chemicalsThe UK has been accused of “silently eroding” key environmental and human health protections in the Brexit-inspired rush to convert thousands of pages of European Un...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Federal judge continues blocking Arkansas abortion laws A federal judge in Arkansas ruled Tuesday that three Arkansas laws that would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close cannot be enforced while she considers a lawsuit challenging them....
01:48, 08/07/2019

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. The previous work link...
22:32, 06/11/2019

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which would bar abortion even in cases of rape or incest and is wildly unpopular in both Alabama and across ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Towing guide 2019: UK laws, licences, costs and tips Tips & advice 29 Apr, 2019 From tips for towing a caravan across the UK to help getting your towing licence, our towing guide explains all...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Department of Justice...
15:32, 05/28/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborting a pregnancy....
23:16, 05/17/2019

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
13:48, 05/21/2019

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a different species,” said Santi Ceballos, who goes by th...
23:48, 05/27/2019

Some States Seek To Close Loopholes In Marital Rape Laws COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Witches were still being burned at the stake when Sir Matthew Hale came up with his legal theory that rape could not happen within marriage. The 17th century English jurist declared it legally impossible because wedding vows imp...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Tighter gun laws approved by voters in Switzerland, a country known for gun traditions The Federal Chancellery said provisional results showed nearly 64 per cent of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago after deadly attacks in France, Belgium, Germany and Britain....
17:32, 05/19/2019

Brunei death penalty moratorium applied to new Shariah laws 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 outcry...
21:16, 05/05/2019

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce. Election officials said Sunday a constitutional requirement that couples be separated for four yea...
02:00, 05/26/2019

Husic says Labor is committed to reforming Australia's encryption laws Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic has reminded voters of his party's tech-related plans, including its commitment to tweaking Australia's encryption laws....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will pr...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Victim group says UK's revenge porn laws aren't working The UK's move to treat revenge porn as a specific crime was supposed to catch perpetrators who'd otherwise slip through the cracks, but that doesn't appear to have worked out in practice. The Revenge Porn helpline has collected police...
23:32, 05/19/2019

Four men arrested under terror laws over shooting of journalist Lyra McKee Four men have been arrested by detectives who are investigating the death of Lyra McKee, who was shot in the head while watching riots on Londonderry's Creggan estate last month....
09:16, 05/09/2019

Trial set to begin in case targeting Virginia abortion laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A trial is set to begin in a lawsuit filed by women’s health groups seeking to overturn restrictions on abortion providers in Virginia. The lawsuit is among legal challenges filed in at least a dozen states over what aborti...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Chilean Goalkeeper Boner Proves You Should Never Tempt The Laws Of Physics Goalkeeper boners come in all shapes, sizes, and crookedness, but sometimes, you just can’t compete with physics, as Club Deportivo Palestino goalie José Ignacio González found out on Tuesday night....
17:48, 05/09/2019

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from app stores on August 27th, according to an announ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Swiss Vote to Tighten Firearms Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
10:48, 05/19/2019

Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws More and more states are passing red flag laws to take away guns from someone who is suicidal or an imminent threat. But a federal law isn't likely.        ...
10:32, 05/01/2019

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from June, European soccer governing body UEFA said on Tuesday....
04:00, 06/04/2019

2020 contender Kamala Harris calls for ban of 'right to work' laws Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., indicated on Saturday that she would use the "bully pulpit" to fight "right-to-work" laws, describing them as an attack on workers' rights....
12:00, 04/28/2019

1 year after Santa Fe shooting, Texas shuns tougher gun laws AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A year after a high school mass shooting near Houston that remains one of the deadliest in U.S. history, Texas lawmakers are on the brink of going home without passing any new gun restrictions, or even tougher firearm storage law...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abortion laws in the US....
02:32, 05/17/2019

Huge scope of Australia's new national security laws reveals itself The Australian Federal Police's hunt for journalists' working files highlights more of the wide-ranging powers granted by the controversial Assistance and Access Act....
00:00, 06/06/2019

'I do not understand the United States': NZ PM Jacinda Ardern on US gun laws – video New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her bafflement at the United State’s inability to change their gun laws after so many mass shootings. While speaking with CNN, Christiane Amanpour asked whether other countries might learn from ...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial - a move which some fear puts the city's core freedoms at ris...
09:48, 04/28/2019

NBCUniversal says abortion laws would 'strongly impact' decision on where it films Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal said if anti-abortion laws in various U.S. states are upheld, it would "strongly impact" where it produces films and television shows in the future....
13:00, 05/30/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States t...
14:16, 04/28/2019

Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women A fierce debate is raging in the US over whether women should have the right to terminate pregnancies. The opposition to abortion is driven by misogyny, hypocrisy and ignorance of the facts, says DW's Christina Bergmann....
10:16, 05/15/2019

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
12:32, 05/17/2019

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and claimed that "anybody can buy any weapon any time."...
17:16, 05/31/2019

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern 'does not understand' why US has failed to toughen gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the US refuses to pass tough gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
07:00, 05/14/2019

Alex Rodriguez bathroom photo highlights permissive privacy laws Former Yankees slugger snapped through apartment windowLawyers seek photographer but legal recourse uncertainNew York’s liberal privacy laws are under scrutiny as lawyers for the retired baseball star Alex Rodriguez try to track down the photographer...
15:16, 05/18/2019

Regulator says complaints against doctor calling for stricter gun laws are politically motivated Dr. Najma Ahmed, who treated victims of a fatal mass shooting in Toronto last summer, received a letter from the complaints committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario that said it wouldn't be taking any further action over the mat...
14:32, 05/15/2019

New Zealand to decriminalize abortion laws, critics say bill falls short New Zealand plans to decriminalize abortion and treat it is as a health issue, the government said on Monday in the first major reform to abortion laws in more than four decades that some activists said fell short of expectations....
20:16, 08/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
13:48, 05/17/2019

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget B...
21:16, 05/22/2019

Tempe police handing out coupons to drivers who follow traffic laws PHOENIX (KPNX) – Tempe Police Department has launched the “Positive Ticketing Campaign”, rewarding people for following traffic laws safely. The department has partnered with Circle K for the campaign for the second year in a row. &...
18:16, 07/29/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures in quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a social media storm with a call for women to join her in a sex strike, to protest against strict abortion ...
21:32, 05/11/2019

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life or in case of abnormal foetus and allegedly violate......
10:16, 07/15/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepare for a Supreme Court decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade....
11:32, 05/15/2019

Tinder launches LGBTQ safety feature in countries with discriminatory laws Tinder will be launching "Traveler Alert" in approximately 70 countries around the world which have laws "effectively criminilazing LGBTQ status."       ...
10:48, 07/24/2019

Gilroy suspect bought gun at 19 in Nevada. Will state lawmakers reconsider gun laws? The suspected gunman was legally able to buy the assault weapon in Nevada at 19. He couldn't buy the weapon in California where gun laws are stricter.        ...
15:48, 08/02/2019

Extreme abortion laws shine light on Trump's courting of religious right Evangelical backing for a thrice-married celebrity is not as odd as it seems: on abortion, the supreme court and more, the president keeps deliveringAfter bowing his head in prayer, Donald Trump addressed faith leaders in the sunshine of the White Ho...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans on the procedure....
05:48, 05/17/2019

New road safety plan includes stricter seatbelt laws and alcolocks Penalty points for drivers who don't belt up are being considered The Department for Transport has unveiled a 74-point strategy aimed at reducing crash rates on Britain's roads The Department for Transport (DfT) has published a new road safety act...
11:32, 07/19/2019

Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Doesn’t Propose Gun Laws After Shootings President Trump addressed a country in mourning after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 30 people. “Our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy,” he said....
09:16, 08/05/2019

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
13:00, 05/19/2019

Red Flag Laws Can Save Lives. Shootings in El Paso and Dayton May Expand Them. State laws that let judges take guns away from troubled owners have been used thousands of times, though they work only when people report threatening behavior....
10:48, 08/09/2019

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government a...
20:32, 07/09/2019

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion ha...
08:00, 05/27/2019

Cabinet Approves Amendments To 2 Laws To Strengthen National Probe Agency The Union Cabinet is learned to have approved a proposal to amend two laws to give more teeth to the NIA in probing terror cases in India and abroad, sources said Monday....
18:32, 06/24/2019

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including a pre-clearance requirement from her Department of Justice....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Pelosi: Trump should call in lawmakers for 'urgent' session on gun control laws McConnell refuted the House speaker’s suggestion, but called for a bipartisan solution when Congress resumes House speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday urged Donald Trump to invoke his presidential powers to summon US lawmakers back into session and addr...
06:16, 08/09/2019

Poland's lowering of retirement age for judges breaks EU laws: EU court adviser Poland's new rules that lower the retirement age for judges, introduced in 2017, break European Union law, an advocate general for the EU's top court said in an opinion on Thursday in a blow to Poland's euro-skeptic government....
03:00, 06/20/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers passed a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, as well as to deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal but also may even be unconstitutional....
05:32, 06/07/2019

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
15:16, 06/14/2019

Trump calls for tougher crime laws after Philly cops shooting President Trump called for getting “tougher on street crime” after a gunman wounded six Philadelphia police officers during an eight-hour standoff Wednesday. ​”The Philadelphia shooter should never have been allowed to be on the str...
08:32, 08/15/2019

The Handmaid's Tale's Ann Dowd Says 'Put Your Phone Down and Protest' New Anti-Abortion Laws The Handmaid’s Tale has entered its third season—and is starting to feel more like a plausible warning than a dystopian nightmare, as more states, like Georgia, continue to sign laws restricting access to safe and legal abortions. Now, the woman who ...
18:32, 06/12/2019

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Trump scores mild victory in mission to toughen asylum laws A federal appeals court Friday blocked Team Trump from enacting tough asylum restrictions on Central Americans who show up at the border in California and Arizona — but gave the White House the OK to impose them in Texas and New Mexico. The ruling fr...
18:32, 08/16/2019

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people...
01:48, 06/06/2019

North Dakota abortion clinic files federal suit over 2 laws FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s sole abortion clinic filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday over two state laws it believes forces doctors to lie, including one measure passed this year requiring physicians to tell women that they may reverse a so-c...
15:16, 06/25/2019

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journalistic malpractice....
05:48, 05/27/2019

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for restrictive abortion laws in many states have energized the rights movement. ...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Alyssa Milano Calls for Sex Strike to Protest Strict Abortion Laws Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melro...
20:48, 05/11/2019

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries in Africa to do the same....
13:48, 05/24/2019

Dalit Man Killed By In-Laws Over Inter-Caste Marriage: Gujarat Cops A 25-year-old Dalit man was allegedly killed by relatives of his wife who belonged to an upper caste community at her village in Ahmedabad district of Gujarat, police said Tuesday....
08:16, 07/09/2019

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legislation....
02:00, 07/05/2019

U.S. gravely concerned by proposed amendments to Hong Kong extradition laws The United States is gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Monday....
15:16, 06/10/2019

Violent clashes in Portland, Ore., prompt call for anti-mask laws Authorities in Portland, Ore., called for laws that would ban masks at demonstrations, allow police to videotape protests and give the city greater control over protests by groups with a history of violence. ...
20:48, 07/03/2019

Kellyanne Conway: Democrats 'have to stop pretending that they want to reform our immigration laws' On “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway talked about a "big immigration package,” addressed President Trump's opinion on Special Counsel Robert Mueller potentially testifying before Congress and responded to backlash...
12:16, 05/07/2019

Rio Grande migrant deaths preventable if Democrats changed laws: Trump The bodies of the man and child — her arm draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him in her final moments — was discovered in morning on the bank of the Rio Grande....
19:48, 06/26/2019

Joe Biden evoked Jim Crow when discussing current voting laws. He’s not wrong. Some recent changes in voting laws led by those in President Trump's party appear to be having effects that mirror that period of legalized discrimination....
12:00, 05/06/2019

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissioner more power to block sites sharing malicious and ...
19:32, 07/01/2019

‘Scared’ students are rejecting colleges in states with strict abortion laws One Upper East Side family is sending Washington University a big, fat rejection letter. On Friday, the governor of Missouri, where the well-respected school is located, signed a bill outlawing abortion after eight weeks. The legislation was a deal-b...
20:16, 05/25/2019

The 1975’s Matty Healy kisses male fan to protest anti-gay laws in Dubai The 1975’s first gig in Dubai may be their last after the British pop band’s singer Matty Healy planted a kiss on a male fan who wanted to marry him — violating UAE’s strict anti-LGBTQ laws. “Thank you Dubai you were so ...
14:00, 08/15/2019

Alyssa Milano called for a ‘sex strike’ to protest anti-abortion laws. It didn’t go over well. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Alyssa Milano tweeted. "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back."...
16:00, 05/11/2019

President Trump Says He Wants Stronger Background Check Laws While Assuring NRA Gun-Rights Will Be Respected (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas...
15:48, 08/09/2019

Canada accuses Facebook of breaking privacy laws, promises to take the company to court Canadian regulators on Thursday found that Facebook committed "serious" breaches of local laws over its mishandling of users' personal information, announcing they would take the company to court to force it to change its privacy practices....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Emotional Rob Portman decries white supremacy and urges support for red flag laws A shaken Sen. Rob Portman on Tuesday spoke out against white nationalism and expressed support for red flag laws, after horrific mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and his home state of Ohio. The Republican's endorsement of limited gun control ...
11:48, 08/06/2019

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
12:00, 06/10/2019

World Cup: Crystal Dunn tried to convert her French in-laws ahead of game against France Crystal Dunn's jersey still has her maiden name, but her shoes have her married -- and French -- name of Soubrier. She got her in-laws special jerseys.       ...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Supreme Court to hear case that could bring major changes in school choice laws The Supreme Court is gearing up to decide next term whether states can ban students from using student-aid programs to attend religious institutions – an education dispute that could have major ramifications for the school choice movement....
09:48, 07/11/2019

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
22:00, 05/23/2019

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
17:00, 06/03/2019

Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws The technology giant is concerned the Act does not make it clear if it is subject to the data retention obligation under Australia's encryption laws....
01:48, 07/08/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for proposing the death penalty for gay sex....
15:48, 05/24/2019

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the United States’ largest city back into the general realm of a vehicle-driving society, the New York City P...
21:32, 07/02/2019

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
13:48, 05/28/2019

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of. “We were all busy tearing down the iPhone XS,” s...
07:00, 06/20/2019

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
11:16, 05/29/2019

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Why are extreme abortion laws taking over America? Blame gerrymandering | David Daley Republican state lawmakers use redistricting to push through hardline laws that aren’t supported by votersFifty-four thousand votes out of nearly 4 million. That’s what separated Stacey Abrams from Brian Kemp in Georgia’s 2018 gubernatorial election,...
06:00, 06/02/2019

Swiss Voters Opt to Tighten Gun Laws in Measure That Tested Nation’s Shooting Traditions (GENEVA) — Swiss voters on Sunday approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun owners, Swiss media reported, citing officia...
10:32, 05/19/2019

Pelosi defends laws allowing migrants to seek asylum from home country Calling America “part of a global society,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended laws that allow illegal immigrants to seek asylum in the US — but added that she could back a change in policy that would have more migrants make the request from their o...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Jews, outraged by restrictive abortion laws, are invoking the Hebrew Bible in the debate GOP lawmakers often point to the Bible as proof that abortion should be illegal. But Jews read the same texts, and have different interpretations.        ...
10:16, 07/27/2019

White House rips federal judge for blocking stricter asylum laws Team Trump on Thursday ripped a federal judge over his decision to stop the administration from enforcing a new rule that would bar almost all asylum applications at the Mexican border — decrying the action as “the tyranny of a dysfunctional system.”...
11:32, 07/25/2019

Ethics Office Investigates Whether Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release of public files....
18:00, 07/23/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws, gets slammed on Twitter Alyssa Milano is calling on her followers to join her in a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws – and the response has been mostly negative.        ...
11:48, 05/11/2019

Nawaz Sharif Made Laws To Launder Money, Pakistan PM Khan's Aide Alleges A special assistant to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused the family of former premier Nawaz Sharif of making laws in the 1990s to help them launder ill-gotten wealth....
10:48, 08/03/2019

Senate panel looks at easing cannabis laws that restrict access to mainstream banking services U.S. lawmakers are looking at easing restrictions on cannabis laws that restrict the industry's access to mainstream banking services at a Senate hearing Tuesday — as momentum to reform federal marijuana laws builds in Congress....
09:48, 07/23/2019

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, though it presents a delicate cha...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Senate cannabis hearing shows challenges to rewriting pot laws despite growing support in Congress A much-hyped congressional hearing on easing cannabis banking restrictions served as a reminder Tuesday that reforming pot laws remains an uphill battle in Congress despite growing bipartisan support among lawmakers....
13:32, 07/23/2019

The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border. The department of homeland security waived dozens of laws to build or replace barriers at the border. New barriers will go up at Organ Pipe ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Justin Trudeau violated ethics laws, watchdog finds weeks before Canadian election Canada's ethics commissioner says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured the country's former attorney general to halt the criminal prosecution of a company in a conflict-of-interest case....
11:32, 08/14/2019

California Governor Signs 'Stephon Clark Law,' One of the Strictest Police Use of Force Laws in the Country In its efforts to deter police shootings and change the culture of its police departments, California has officially adopted one of the strictest laws in the country regarding police use of deadly force....
16:48, 08/19/2019

Elisabeth Moss says it's apt' to compare anti-abortion laws to her 'Handmaid's Tale's dystopian society "Handmaid's Tale" star Elisabeth Moss praised those who donned her show's costumes during protests and suggested that it was fair to compare the United States to the show's dystopian world where women are property....
13:48, 06/05/2019

Liberals move to purge pro-life Dems from party, amid furor over abortion laws The left flank of the Democratic Party is ramping up efforts to target and isolate pro-life Democrats, as the party base mobilizes over restrictive new abortion laws being passed in states across the country....
07:16, 06/06/2019

Ohio’s Republican Governor Proposes Gun Laws After Dayton Shooting – but No Restrictions on Weapon Gunman Used Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine introduced a series of proposals that would make it easier to take guns away from “potentially dangerous individuals,” strengthen background checks and provide more resources for mental health care following the shoo...
11:16, 08/06/2019

Ethics Office Examines Allegations That Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release of public files....
04:48, 07/27/2019

Trump condemns white supremacy, calls for ‘red flag’ laws in wake of mass shootings Saying “hate has no place in America,” President Trump on Monday called for a bipartisan response to the mass shootings over the weekend that killed 29 people and wounded dozens more in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. He condemned white...
12:16, 08/05/2019

The NRA expressed its 'deepest sympathies' about El Paso and Dayton shootings just weeks after lobbying for looser gun laws in Texas AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump, various GOP leaders, and the National Rifle Association (NRA) released statements in the wake of two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, expressing their sympathies following brutal bloodshe...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Another ‘Wolf Pack’ Rape Case Is Reigniting Debate Over Spain’s Controversial Sexual Assault Laws Two sex assault cases have prompted demonstrations in Spain about the treatment of rape in the country’s judicial system. In the town of Manresa, in north-west of Barcelona, last week four men between the ages of 18 and 25 were arrested in conn...
11:48, 07/25/2019

Coalition cuts short drought fund debate and pushes on with laws targeting vegan activists David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe Coalition has cut short debate on the future drought fund after Labor claimed its legislative haste is designed to wedge the ...
06:32, 07/22/2019

Ontario to overhaul laws around combat sports like mixed martial arts, aims to attract more fights Combat sport laws in Ontario are set to be overhauled in what the government says is an effort to draw more high profile events to the province and bolster athlete safety....
08:48, 05/12/2019

Missouri governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds The lawsuit revealed that nearly all employees on Gov. Eric Greitens's staff had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas City Star....
21:32, 07/08/2019

Graham, Blumenthal announce bipartisan bill on 'red flag' laws in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings Sens. Lindsey Graham and Richard Blumenthal have reached a bipartisan agreement to create a federal grant program to assist states in adopting “Red Flag” laws, in response to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend....
15:16, 08/05/2019

Secret donors and Trump allies: Inside the operation to push noncitizen voting laws in Florida and other states A proposed constitutional amendment headed for the 2020 ballot in Florida is being backed by activists with ties to the president’s political operation....
04:32, 07/22/2019

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package of gun-control legislation, saying last week’s deadly mass shooting in Virginia Beach calls for...
10:00, 06/04/2019

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Though he didn't name specific policies, anti-abortion laws have dominated discussion in Alabama, Georgi...
20:48, 05/19/2019

Alyssa Milano is holding a sex strike to fight back against changing abortion laws. Here's the history behind the controversial method of protest. Rich Fury/Getty Images Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Saturday to call for a sex strike in protest of recently-changed abortion laws across the country. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies, we just cannot risk pregnancy," Milano sa...
23:16, 05/11/2019

Ireland votes to ease divorce laws, back united Ireland Exit polls have indicated a large majority in favor of easing restrictions on divorce, more than 20 years after it was first permitted. There was also a majority for a united Ireland....
21:00, 05/25/2019

After back to back shootings, Trump called for red flag laws. Here's what they are. In response to calls for action after two mass shootings, President Donald Trump told the country he has called for "red flag" laws.        ...
16:16, 08/05/2019

Red flag gun laws garner ‘wave of support’ in Congress after back-to-back mass shootings A bipartisan proposal by Sen. Lindsey Graham, and Richard Blumenthal, is gaining momentum following weekend mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead....
05:48, 08/07/2019

Jameela Jamil describes abortion when she was younger as 'best decision I have ever made' as she slams US laws Jameela Jamil has described an abortion she had when she was younger as the "best decision" she has ever made as she hit out at a US state's new laws....
20:48, 05/13/2019

After hate-motivated shooting, what are the hate crime laws in Arizona? PHOENIX – After a weekend of mass shootings, communities are reeling, with some asking for more regulation against possible hate crimes. Arizona does not have a separate crime for one motivated by hate for someone’s race, faith, identity ...
14:16, 08/10/2019

'McMafia' laws forcing owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain source of wealth The owner of three London properties worth £80 million may be forced to explain the source of their wealth under so-called McMafia laws being used by investigators....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the grounds that they interfere with doctors' free-speech rights....
16:16, 06/25/2019

'Ready or Not' trailer: When your new in-laws are insane A woman is roped into a lethal game of 'Hide and Seek' with her husband's unhinged, wealthy family in this black comedy.        ...
16:00, 08/15/2019

'Ready or Not': When your new in-laws are insane A woman is roped into a lethal game of 'Hide and Seek' with her husband's unhinged, wealthy family in this black comedy.        ...
20:32, 08/15/2019

Jimmy Kimmel on mass shootings and gun laws: 'Politicians don't seem to care what we think' Jimmy Kimmel weighs in on addressing mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso in his show, how he almost quit and why he won't host the Oscars again.        ...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Apple will unveil new iPhones on September 10, leak suggests Apple revealed the iPhone XS at a similar event on September 12, 2018. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Apple released the seventh beta of iOS 13 today, and that release contained image files that seem to indicate that Apple will hold its next big iPh...
01:00, 08/16/2019

After her husband's death, a woman and her friends drank beer in their wedding dresses for an uplifting 'Friends'-inspired photoshoot Courtesy of Miranda Helmuth Photography Katie Swantek's husband Brett died in a tragic accident in May. When she came across her wedding dress in storage, she was inspired by an episode of "Friends" to take more photos wearing it. Her wedding photog...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala exposed to carbon monoxide in fatal plane crash, investigators say Argentine soccer star Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before their small plane crashed in the English Channel earlier this year, investigators said Wednesday....
03:00, 08/16/2019

Stocks buoyed by stimulus hopes but still head for third losing week World stocks rose on Friday as expectations grew of further stimulus by central banks, offsetting worries about slowing economic growth, which intensified this week as the U.S. yield curve inverted for the first time since 2007....
03:00, 08/16/2019

'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' hit with hefty fine for using emergency alert tones Alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" episode earlier this year to poke fun at a presidential alert test that occurred last year cost ABC $395,000 in fines, the Federal Communications Commission said in a Thursday statement announcing a handful ...
03:32, 08/16/2019

Remember When Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Was the Coolest Thing on TV? In 1999, the idea of putting a high-stakes game show anywhere on television, let alone on primetime, was enough to get you laughed right out of whatever room you dared make the......
03:32, 08/16/2019

When Good Boys Say Bad Words The filmmakers behind the new comedy “Good Boys,” about potty-mouthed sixth-graders, had to figure out how to handle stars who were too young to actually see the movie....
03:32, 08/16/2019

Gurugram Restaurants Opt Out Of Food Applications; Say No To Heavy Discounts Restaurants have floated #LogOut campaign on social media to protest against offers-driven paid membership programs such as Zomato (Gold), EazyDiner (Prime)....
03:32, 08/16/2019

Autosport, Sporting Memories host black-tie event at Williams Autosport has teamed up with dementia, Alzheimer's and loneliness charity Sporting Memories Foundation for a new event this year held at the factory of Formula 1 team Williams...
03:32, 08/16/2019

Aprilia and Moto Guzzi Models Recalled For Brake Issues In USA Four models each of the Aprilia and Moto Guzzi have been recalled in USA for an issue with the front brake master cylinder. The total number of affected models is 1,701 units....
03:32, 08/16/2019

Iran Says It Has Made "No Commitment" For Release Of Tanker In Gibraltar Iran has made no commitments to gain the release of its tanker from detention in Gibraltar, an Iranian government spokesman was quoted as saying on Friday, reiterating that Grace 1 was never bound for......
04:00, 08/16/2019

Iran Tanker Detained In Gibraltar Could Leave; US Legal Block Still Looms An Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching EU sanctions could be allowed to leave on Friday, though a last minute US legal bid to halt it could yet end up back in court, the territory's......
04:00, 08/16/2019

"He Wore Priest's Clothes, But Was Devil": US Court Convicts Sex Abuser A Catholic priest was convicted Thursday of sexually abusing two girls at a District of Columbia church after an emotional trial during which prosecutors said he used his position of trust to......
04:00, 08/16/2019

Climbing: Mori, 15, becomes youngest Japanese medalist in World Championships Teenager Ai Mori made history after becoming the youngest Japanese medalist at the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Championships, winning the bronze medal in the women's lead competition in Hachioji on Thursday....
04:00, 08/16/2019

The Tesla Semi-Truck Is Getting Put To Work Thes photos of a prototype Tesla semi-truck, posted on Facebook by a California Highway Patrol office, making the rounds today have got me more fired up than any of the Tesla parties or press releases I’ve seen. The truck’s finally definitely doing w...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Jo Swinson says she would work with Labour to avoid no-deal Brexit Lib Dem leader also says she thinks Corbyn-led unity government would not win MPs’ confidenceThe leader of the Liberal Democrats, Jo Swinson, has reiterated that she would work with the Labour party to prevent a no-deal Brexit amid pressure from othe...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Shocked Israel would ban Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar? Don't be | Joshua Leifer The extent to which the Israeli government has designated opposition to its policies as not just illegitimate but also illegal is now plain to seeAnyone paying attention to the politics of Israel-Palestine could sense this was coming. It was was only...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Wildlife summit to consider global ban on saiga antelope trade Protections for saiga antelope, mako sharks and even woolly mammoths will be considered at a conference of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...
04:32, 08/16/2019

Israel Says Rashida Tlaib Can Visit to See Her Grandmother Israel had denied entry to two U.S. lawmakers, Ms. Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, citing their support of a boycott movement. The government now says Ms Tlaib can enter....
04:33, 08/16/2019

How will West Ham line up against Brighton? Pablo Fornals set for full debut West Ham's club-record £45million signing Sebastien Haller is a doubt for their trip to Brighton so Javier Hernandez could start up front at the Amex....
05:32, 08/16/2019

Unnao Rape Accused Kuldeep Sengar Seen In Independence Day Poster With PM A poster featuring Unnao rape accused Kuldeep Sengar alongside Prime Minister Narendra Modi was released in a local daily to commemorate Independence Day and Raksha Bandhan...
05:32, 08/16/2019

Russian pilot says he's no hero despite praise for crash-landing A Russian pilot who landed a passenger plane in a cornfield after hitting a flock of birds said he was no hero despite the Kremlin lauding him for saving the lives of 233 people....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Alibaba to buy Kaola unit from NetEase for $2 bln- Caixin Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has agreed to pay $2 billion in cash to buy Chinese e-commerce firm Kaola, local news outlet Caixin reported on Friday. (http://bit.ly/2HcCI6C)...
06:32, 08/16/2019

DEALTALK-Bid for Inter Pipeline highlights Canada's oil sector bright spot A recent unsolicited bid for Inter Pipeline Ltd has highlighted the potential of Canada's midstream companies to offer insulation from volatile oil prices....
06:32, 08/16/2019

RPT-Springer heirs tender some shares in KKR buyout The grandchildren of the founder of German publisher Axel Springer have tendered some of their shares to KKR, the U.S. private equity investor that has offered to buy out minority shareholders....
06:32, 08/16/2019

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' fined $395,000 for using emergency alert tones The FCC has just demonstrated that it's not messing around with emergency alerts. The agency fined ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live $395,000 for using the real tones during a skit which mocked the idea of President Trump having access to the system....
07:00, 08/16/2019

Disney+ may become home to a new 'Star Wars' series with Ewan McGregor The folks at Disney sure have been busy thinking of spinoff shows for the company's upcoming streaming platform. One of them will take place within the Star Wars universe, and according to Variety and Deadline, Ewan McGregor might reprise his ro...
07:00, 08/16/2019

Fan injures Liverpool goalie Adrian during celebration Goalkeeper Adrian's status is uncertain ahead of Liverpool's Premier League clash against Southampton after the Reds star was injured during a celebration during the club's previous victory....
07:00, 08/16/2019

Lucknow Cops Again Stall Magsaysay Award Winner's Kashmir Protest Plan A Magsaysay Award-winning social activist has been confined to his house in Lucknow this evening by the city police, over a planned demonstration to protest against the scrapping of Jammu and......
07:32, 08/16/2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib won't visit Israel, West Bank under restrictions Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not travel to Israel to visit relatives on the West Bank after Israeli officials banned her, then gave her restricted permission....
07:32, 08/16/2019

Huawei Lambasted by China's Online Users for Taiwan Listing China's online users turned their patriotic wrath Wednesday on major domestic phone maker Huawei for not toeing Beijing's line when referring to Taiwan and Hong Kong....
07:32, 08/16/2019

Brother of Afghan Taliban leader killed in blast at Pakistan mosque: sources The brother of Afghan Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhundzada was among at least four people killed in a blast on Friday at a mosque in southwest Pakistan, according to two Taliban sources....
08:00, 08/16/2019

U.S. Rep Tlaib says she won't visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive' conditions U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel's offer to let her travel to the West Bank, saying she would not visit her family after the Israeli government lifted a ban on her entry but imposed "oppressive conditions" to humiliate her....
08:00, 08/16/2019

One of the most anticipated Android flagships of 2019 was just spotted in the wild The closer we get to the holiday season, the more flagship smartphones will hit stores. The Galaxy Note 10 is the early exception, as Samsung wants it in stores as fast as possible before the next iPhone arrives. But all the other ones will drop in S...
08:32, 08/16/2019

Apple AR glasses release date, news and rumors Apple's AR glasses have been a source of speculation for years now, with patents dating back to 2015 and 2017 detailing AR-related software and hardware. But it wasn't until earlier this year that it felt like Apple's highly-anticipate...
08:32, 08/16/2019

Roche prices personalized cancer treatment at about $204,560 annually Roche Holding AG priced at about $204,560 a year its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, which targets tumors with specific genetic mutations, the Swiss drugmaker said....
08:32, 08/16/2019

When Jeff Bezos met Jamie Dimon: Behind their powerful friendship Jamie Dimon had recently been fired from Citigroup and had visions of living on a houseboat when he flew to Seattle after receiving a call from an Amazon headhunter in 1997....
09:00, 08/16/2019

Kashmir remains paralyzed by lockdown as resentment simmers Eleven days after the Indian government suspended all communications in Indian-controlled Kashmir, the disputed region still has no contact with the outside world....
10:00, 08/16/2019

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'Lying for him is as natural as breathing' Late-night hosts covered Trump ‘freaking out’ over a possible recession and his attempts to shift blame over the economyLate-night hosts discussed the possibility of an impending recession and how Donald Trump is already trying to shift blame. Contin...
10:00, 08/16/2019

Greenland tells Trump: 'We're not for sale' The government of Greenland says its territory is not for sale following reports that US President Donald Trump was looking into purchasing the massive, ice-covered island....
10:00, 08/16/2019

Disney Plus release date, pricing, and brand new Marvel shows Disney Plus is on its way. As if we didn't have enough TV already to keep us busy, the Disney Plus streaming service coming this November (to the US, at least) looks set to drain our bank balances that little bit further.With a portfolio of stud...
10:32, 08/16/2019

Adrian ready to play through pain with Liverpool faced with 'keeper crisis "Adrian is hopeful of being fit for Liverpool\u0027s Premier League encounter with Southampton after suffering a freak ankle injury in the UEFA Super Cup."...
10:32, 08/16/2019

Hazard out of Madrid opener, Zidane turns to Bale "Real Madrid\u0027s preparations for the new season hit an untimely snag as marquee signing Eden Hazard was ruled out of Saturday\u0027s La Liga season opener against Celta Vigo after sustaining a muscle injury in Friday\u0027s training session."...
10:32, 08/16/2019

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus might be Netflix’s best nostalgia throwback yet Zim (left) and GIR have been hiding for years. But they're back. [credit: Netflix / Nickelodeon ] Of all the cartoon series produced by Nick...
10:32, 08/16/2019

What causes numbness and tingling? Numbness and tingling can occur in different parts of the body. Though they are often harmless sensations, some serious conditions can cause numbness and tingling. Learn more here....
11:00, 08/16/2019

Wilfried Zaha poised to start for Crystal Palace after transfer saga with Jeffrey Schlupp also to return Roy Hodgson is ready to hand Wilfried Zaha his first start since handing in a transfer request at Crystal Palace when they face Sheffield United on Sunday....
11:00, 08/16/2019

Zinedine Zidane ready to rely on ‘important’ Gareth Bale for Real Madrid • Welsh forward set to stay after collapse of Jiangsu Suning deal• Eden Hazard out for several weeks with thigh injuryZinedine Zidane is ready to put his faith in Gareth Bale as the forward suddenly looks set to stay at Real Madrid.Bale was omitted f...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Jay-Z's deal with NFL branded 'disgusting' by Colin Kaepernick's girlfriend Deal between league and rapper’s company Roc Nation has drawn criticism that it goes against Kaepernick’s calls for social justiceThe NFL was probably hoping they had solved their Colin Kaepernick problem. The sporting behemoth announced this week th...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Single parenting looks significantly harder in the first images of Netflix's sci-fi drama Raising Dion Having finally escaped developmental purgatory, Netflix has released the first images of the upcoming Michael B. Jordan-produced sci-fi drama Raising Dion. Per a recent press release, “Raising Dion follows the story of a woman named Nicole (Alisha Wa...
11:32, 08/16/2019

5 new releases we love: Shura gets intimate, Ross From Friends has an epiphany, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
11:32, 08/16/2019

President Trump Considered Buying Greenland for the U.S., Sources Say (WASHINGTON) — Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S. A Trump ally told The Associated Press on Thursday that the president had discussed the purchase b...
11:32, 08/16/2019

Arizona family with albino twins relocates to Maine to better protect toddlers from the sun An Arizona family with albino twins relocated to a state thousands of miles away to better protect their sun-sensitive children from harmful UV rays. ...
11:32, 08/16/2019

Israel Advocates Are Afraid of Losing Bipartisan Support in the U.S. Republicans and Democrats have long supported Israel, but advocates see real risks to Israel after a rift over a denied visit to the Jewish state by two members of Congress....
12:00, 08/16/2019

CHEAP: No dongle, no problem. Samsung’s Gear IconX wireless earbuds are $70 (64% off) Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I’ve got a confession to make. I used to be one of those chumps hating on headphone jack-less phones, blaming manufacturers for forcing consumers into buying nume...
12:00, 08/16/2019

Yankees vs. Indians: The good Masahiro Tanaka will show up We must be in heaven, man! Well almost. The Woodstock 50 concert was canceled, but ’69ers Carlos Santana, Arlo Guthrie and John Fogerty are expected to perform in Bethel this weekend. If you’re heading upstate for three days, or hours, of peace, love...
12:00, 08/16/2019

Formjacking attacks target customers at checkout Cybercriminals are increasingly hijacking online forms such as login pages and shopping carts as they hunt for personal financial information (PFI) according to new research from F5 Labs.The firm's Application Report 2019 examined 760 breach rep...
12:32, 08/16/2019

The Fat President Fat-Shamed a Protester: ‘Go Home, Start Exercising’ The president’s diet consists of a half-trough filled with extra soggy KFC original recipe, a small jar of mayonnaise, two Big Macs, two Filet-O-Fish, a large chocolate milkshake (which is his actual McDonald’s order) and a chalice full of baby goat ...
12:32, 08/16/2019

Dutch Princess Christina, sister of former queen, dead at 72 after bone cancer battle The Dutch Royal House said Friday that Princess Christina, the sister of former Queen Beatrix, has died at age 72 after a battle with bone cancer.        ...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Comedians Bobcat Goldthwait, Dana Gould injured in car crash on way to Atlanta performance Comedians Bobcat Goldthwait and Dana Gould reportedly suffered minor injuries in a car crash on Thursday on their way to perform at an Atlanta theater.        ...
13:32, 08/16/2019

More than 150 Latino actors, writers pen 'letter of solidarity' amid fears America Ferrera and Eva Longoria have written a "letter of solidarity" to Latinos after the shooting in El Paso and a Mississippi immigration raid.        ...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Capital One Really Dragged Its Ass on the Anti-Hack Stuff: Report Ahead of a massive data breach that exposed the personally identifiable information of more than 100 million people, a new report claims, Capital One may have failed to take measures to better detect potential hacks—which, from where now stand, seems...
13:32, 08/16/2019

Lyft Slapped With Another Class Action Lawsuit About Driver Employment Status Lyft is facing another class-action lawsuit taking direct aim at alleged widespread and intentional misclassification of drivers as independent contractors....
14:00, 08/16/2019

10 high-achieving execs share the one quirky trick that turned their dreams into a reality PeopleImages/Getty Images How do you make your dreams come true? It may sound like a silly question, but it's one that top executives take seriously — and for good reason. Asking themselves that question has led to great success. Keri Shull, f...
14:00, 08/16/2019

Gerard Butler is on the run in 'Angel Has Fallen' Gerard Butler is the prime suspect after an assassination attempt on the president in "Angel Has Fallen."        ...
14:32, 08/16/2019

Tlaib Renounces Trip to West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions Israel said Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts.” Ms. Tlaib initially agreed then canceled....
15:00, 08/16/2019

Suggesting you might be gay or bisexual could help your career — but get ready to be called out over it "First come the gays, then the girls, then the industry," claimed Sex and the City's Samantha Jones in all her cynical PR wisdom. It's no secret that the pink pound can be a useful market to tap, and I'm all for appealing to a gay audience. There is ...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Blocks ends its modular smartwatch project after running out of money Blocks' years-long quest to build a modular smartwatch has come to an unfortunate end. The company has revealed (including through a private Kickstarter post) that it's liquidating assets after running out of cash. The company had been lo...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Top coasters that make the rush worth the fright Is it the speed, the angle, the height or the view? These roller coaster drops around the world have a high fear factor but are definitely worth the fright....
15:00, 08/16/2019

JD(U) MLA Sharfuddin Criticised For "Insulting" National Flag A photo allegedly of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) MLA from Bihar's Sheohar, Sharfuddin went viral on the internet recently showing the legislator failing to saluting the tricolour during an Independence......
15:32, 08/16/2019

Ram Temple Existed In Ayodhya Before Babri Mosque, Supreme Court Told The counsel for the Ram Lalla Virajman, a party in the Ayodhya land dispute, claimed in the Supreme Court on Friday that a "massive" temple of Lord Ram dating back to the second century BC existed at......
15:32, 08/16/2019

Al Qaeda mocks terror rival ISIS by leaking 'blooper' reel Al Qaeda has leaked a video of outtakes featuring an Islamic State fighter in Yemen trying to renew his allegiance, only to be interrupted by a loud bird that causes him to forget what he is saying....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Overwhelming response for El Paso shooting victim’s husband results in a change of venue for funeral service EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — When Perches Funeral Home made a plea online for Antonio Basco, the widower whose wife, Margie Reckard, was killed in the August 3 attack at the Cielo Vista Walmart, they never expected the response to be so quick and overwhel...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls traffic into US Travelers entering the U.S. are experiencing delays because of a technology outage affecting Customs and Border Protection stations at several major airports. CBP said Friday that it was experiencing a temporary outage with its processing systems and...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Woman convicted for dumping 7 puppies in Coachella trash bin sentenced to one year in jail PALM SPRING, Calif. (NBC NEWS) – A California woman accused of throwing puppies into a Coachella trash bin was sentenced to jail Wednesday. Deborah Sue Culwell pleaded guilty in an Indio courthouse to seven felony animal cruelty counts and seve...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Epstein’s death was a suicide by hanging: medical examiner Epstein, who was charged with sexually abusing numerous underage girls over several years, had been placed on suicide watch last month after he was found on his cell floor on July 23 with bruising on his neck....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Wynwood Walls creator shares Miami’s best off-season spots Miami’s Wynwood Walls — which are celebrating their 10th birthday this year — wouldn’t be an Instagram hot spot with bona fide artistic chops without Jessica Goldman Srebnick. As CEO of Goldman Properties, which owns the outdoor art park and much of ...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Puerto Rico’s capital is ready to welcome visitors again Like all members of the Greater Antilles squad these days, Puerto Rico has suffered a few hiccups: a crippled economy, a post-hurricane mop-up still in progress and riots in the streets over allegations of high-level government corruption and ex-Gov....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Lockheed nets $80M contract for Aegis system upgrades Lockheed Martin received an $80 million contract from the U.S. Navy for electronic equipment upgrades to the Aegis missile system, the Pentagon announced....
16:32, 08/16/2019

Japanese chef Nobu originally refused Robert De Niro's New York restaurant offer Nobu had been nervous about partnerships after losing money in restaurants in Peru and Alaska, but his first venture with De Niro in New York opened in Tribeca in 1994 and had much success. The pair went on to found Nobu Hospitality together....
17:00, 08/16/2019

State to probe DOE special education schools after Post exposé The state comptroller will audit conditions at the city’s special education schools — after a series of Post articles exposed harrowing conditions at a Queens facility for disabled kids last month. State officials sent schools Chancellor Richar...
17:00, 08/16/2019

The Internet Is Dying to Know if Nicki Minaj Is Married After She Takes Boyfriend's Last Name Nicki Minaj goes by a lot of names: Onika, Barbie... Mrs. Petty. That's right. It looks like the rapper is now taking on the last name of her beau Kenneth Petty. Nicki made the change......
18:00, 08/16/2019

This headphone bundle deal will change the way you listen to music This headphone bundle from Drop features not one, but two industry-leading pairs of headphones, by Sony and Sennheiser.       ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

6 facts that make Greenland great Amid reports that Trump may be interested in buying Greenland, here are a few facts you may not know about the island that is not very green at all.       ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Liz Cheney calls out AOC on 'phony gender discrimination' claims: 'She hurts all women' House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., defended Israel on Thursday and blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., over "phony" claims that the nation discriminated against her collagues....
18:00, 08/16/2019

Why You Should Use Windows Defender's Ransomware Prevention A crucial security feature in Windows Defender comes disabled by default: Ransomware Protection. That’s surprising, since ransomware is a serious threat that locks down your device and blocks you from accessing your data until you pay your attacker. ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Nintendo Is Apparently Giving New Switch Owners a Free Upgrade to Version 2 Is there anything worse than buying something only to see the company release a new and improved version just a few weeks later? Nintendo feels your pain, and if you purchased a Switch, the original version, after July 17, the company will let you sw...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Engineers Will Love this Dead Calculator Hacked Into a Wireless Keyboard On the surface, hacking a broken calculator to serve as a Bluetooth ‘keyboard’ for a calculator app on a smartphone seems like hacking for hacking’s sake. But we all know how frustrating a touchscreen keyboard can be for anything but short messages, ...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Dad and daughter need a little help in this super relatable clip from Matthew Cherry's animated short "Hair Love" Audiences who plan on checking out The Angry Birds Movie 2 in theaters this weekend will also get to watch “Hair Love,” the animated short film by filmmaker Matthew Cherry and executive-produced by Peter Ramsey (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) and...
18:32, 08/16/2019

Newark Officials Providing Bottled Water to 15,000 Homes Over Lead Contamination Concerns. Here’s What You Need to Know About the City’s Water Crisis It’s now the fifth straight day that residents in around 15,000 Newark, N.J. homes are being given bottled water for drinking and cooking, as city authorities and federal officials grapple with high levels of lead in their water supply. A feder...
19:00, 08/16/2019

Fed's Bullard says only a 'sustained' bond inversion would be a bearish signal The inversion of portions of the Treasury bond yield curve this week "would have to be sustained over a period of time" to be taken as a "bearish" signal for a U.S. economy, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said....
19:32, 08/16/2019

U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, a court document showed on Friday....
19:32, 08/16/2019

Pirates kidnap eight crew members in raid on German ship off Cameroon Pirates have kidnapped eight crew members of a German-owned ship in a raid on the vessel off the coast of Cameroon, the Hamburg-based company that owns the ship said on Friday....
19:32, 08/16/2019

Can a yeast infection cause bleeding? A yeast infection can cause a small amount of bleeding, as well as genital soreness and other symptoms. Antifungal medications can help. Learn more here....
19:32, 08/16/2019

New insights into how exercise can lift mood in depression A new study of people with major depressive disorder suggests that the body's endocannabinoid system plays a role in the mood-lifting effects of exercise....
19:32, 08/16/2019

Ravi Shastri Profile: Facts, Figures As Head Coach Of Indian Cricket Team Ravi Shastri has been in an administrative role with the Indian men's cricket team since 2007, with a few gaps, till he was appointed Team Director in 2016 and then Head Coach after the 2017 ICC......
20:00, 08/16/2019

Local Fox reporter Nancy Parker among 2 killed in plane crash Longtime FOX 8 New Orleans reporter and anchor Nancy Parker was one of two people killed Friday when a small plane crashed near the city’s Lakefront Airport, the station confirmed. The pilot, identified by Fox 8 as Franklin J.P. Augustus, also ...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Denso scouting office space in Pittsburgh near AV hub, report says The Pittsburgh Business Times reports that auto supplier Denso has scouted property near the city's "Robotics Row," a cluster of technology and autonomous driving companies....
21:32, 08/16/2019

What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia's 'doomsday weapon' An explosion. An abruptly-canceled evacuation. Five dead nuclear experts. And a few traces of radioactive iodine in Norway. These are the fingerprints of what appears to have been Russia's latest failed bid to test its so-called 'Skyfall' missile....
22:00, 08/16/2019

Ex-UFC champ Cain Velasquez to wrestle at Garden Cain Velasquez is coming to New York to fight — in a wrestling ring. The former UFC heavyweight champion turned wrestler has signed to be a part of Mexico-based promotion Lucha Libre AAA’s two shows in the United States this year, according to ESPN. ...
22:32, 08/16/2019

Yankees’ Aaron Boone: MLB should consider having mercy rule Aaron Boone has used a position player twice on the mound to finish lopsided losses this year. That is the biggest sign of surrender in baseball and the Yankees’ manager would be open to establishing a point in a blowout game where it ends instead of...
22:32, 08/16/2019

Hollywood remembers 'sweet-hearted' Peter Fonda If his friends, family and co-workers are to be believed, actor and director Peter Fonda, best known for his role in 1969's "Easy Rider," was easy to adore....
23:32, 08/16/2019

Taliban Chief's Brother Killed In Pakistan Blast: Report The Afghan Taliban leader's brother was among four people killed in a blast at a mosque in southwestern Pakistan Friday, insurgent sources and a Pakistani official told AFP....
23:32, 08/16/2019

Police rape allegations fuel women's protests in Mexico City A recent string of alleged police attacks on women and girls has led thousands of women to take to the streets in the Mexican capital. Women are demanding an end to violence and better security....
00:00, 08/17/2019

Eyeing Greenland, Trump Again Mixes Real Estate With Diplomacy The president, ever the real estate maven, has marveled over Greenland’s untapped natural resources. But an expert says his interest represents an “antiquated way of looking at things.”...
00:00, 08/17/2019

US unveils warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar dispute A day after Gibraltar judge allows vessel’s release, US condemns ‘scheme to unlawfully access US financial system’The US justice department on Friday unveiled a warrant for the seizure of the Iranian oil tanker at the centre of a weeks-long diplomati...
00:32, 08/17/2019

Tlaib says she will not go to the West Bank after being granted permission by Israel Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country, but Tlaib announced she would not be going.        ...
00:32, 08/17/2019

U.S. markets, Treasury bonds surge after record losses this week Significant market signals this week that warned of a possible recession rebounded from historic lows on Wall Street Friday, as did the sagging major U.S. indices....
01:32, 08/17/2019

Eight die in fire at hotel in Ukraine Eight people died and 10 more were injured in a fire early on Saturday in a private hotel in the southern Ukrainian port of Odessa, Ukraine's emergencies service said....
02:00, 08/17/2019

Hickenlooper Exits as O’Rourke Presses On: This Week in the 2020 Race John Hickenlooper said he would give “serious thought” to a Senate run, Beto O’Rourke reset the focus of his campaign and Stacey Abrams laid out her 2020 plans....
02:32, 08/17/2019

Should you use a smartwatch or fitness tracker if you have a skin condition? When I started using a Fitbit Versa Lite to track my steps (and, in theory, exercise, if I ever did any), I quickly noticed that the fitness tracker was irritating my skin.I’ve got a history of skin conditions, with eczema rearing its head fro...
02:32, 08/17/2019

Nehru-Gandhi Family Has "Brand Equity": Congress's Adhir Chowdhury The leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, has said it will be tough for any leader from outside the Gandhi-Nehru family to run the party, as it has "brand equity"....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Darren Bravo, John Campbell In Windies A Team For Tour Game vs India Darren Bravo and John Campbell were included to provide the duo with the much-needed game time before the two-Test series against India which begins on August 22....
03:00, 08/17/2019

Why the ECB Will Stuff Free Money Into Bank Pockets Again The European Central Bank is throwing every tool it has at the sluggish euro-zone economy. Starting in September, it’ll make a generous funding offer to lenders in the region, returning to an approach......
03:00, 08/17/2019

How to Unclog a Toilet When You Don't Have a Plunger It truly is the stuff of nightmares: faced with an away-toilet situation in someone else’s home, you do your business, flush ... and nothing happens. Or worse, you flush and the toilet water (as well as its contents) slowly starts rising like super-g...
03:32, 08/17/2019

Peach Liqueur Was Made for Shrubs Peach liqueur is a tough sell. With a cloying, trite image and candy-like flavor, it requires a delicate hand. (A sense of whimsy doesn’t hurt either.) But if you can press the reset button in your brain and forget any negative Sex on the Beach-relat...
03:32, 08/17/2019

How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Others are perfectly content with their weekly Spotify Discover playlist. But if you need more ways to find music, here are some ideas, taken fr...
03:32, 08/17/2019

Royals Escape a Mets Threat in the 9th Noah Syndergaard had pitched at least seven innings in five straight starts, but that streak ended as he allowed two runs on five hits through six innings....
04:00, 08/17/2019

Masahiro Tanaka becoming a Yankees’ answer again Perhaps the Masahiro Tanaka crisis is over. The right-hander delivered a second straight strong performance in the Yankees’ 3-2 win over the Indians on Friday night in The Bronx. The victory not only put Thursday’s blowout loss to Cleveland beh...
05:00, 08/17/2019

Yankees did a little bit of everything to squeak this one out They had witnessed Masahiro Tanaka’s second straight strong outing, the Yankees loading the bases without scoring, Tommy Kahnle’s superb two-strikeout effort and Zack Britton working around first baseman Mike Ford’s fielding error on Didi Gregorius’ ...
05:00, 08/17/2019

|5questionsonthe'debtreliefbill'unpacked The "Debt Relief Bill" allows low-income workers to extract themselves from debt through debt restructuring if they earn a gross income of R7 500 or less per month, have unsecured debt of R50 000, or have been found to be critically indebted....
05:00, 08/17/2019

Maher slams far-left Dems for backing anti-Israel BDS movement: A 'bulls--- purity test' "Real Time" host Bill Maher spent part of Friday's show slamming the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement, calling it a "bulls--- purity test."...
06:00, 08/17/2019

Here's Wedding Crasher Trump Planting a Wet One on the Bride Donald Trump loves weddings, so much so that he’s personally had three! He loves to be a guest too—whenever there’s one going on at one of his many tacky properties while he’s visiting, he occasionally shows up, assuming (correctly) that anyone willi...
06:32, 08/17/2019

'Friends, you're going to love Greenland. I was there on 9/11' | Lawrence Douglas and Nancy Pick Manhattan? I’d’ve got Staten Island too for half the guilders. Louisiana? Bum deal. But Alaska? I’m giving that back to RussiaWASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump tweeted today he had purchased Greenland from the Kingdom of Denmark for $15bn plus...
06:32, 08/17/2019

Darkly funny, desperate and full of rage: what makes a millennial novel? Crushingly self-aware protagonists, the search for a place to call home, a longing for stability ... is the millennial generation too fragmented to be defined, asks Olivia Sudjic“There’s no writing,” Bret Easton Ellis declared recently of millennials...
06:32, 08/17/2019

Best superhero games: what to play while waiting for Marvel's Avengers to assemble Avengers: Endgame may have wrapped up the MCU in a neat (albeit emotional) bow but we are still looking to scratch that superhero itch - and we're hoping Crystal Dynamics' Marvel's Avengers game will be just the ticket. Marvel...
07:32, 08/17/2019

Honda CR-V 2019: plenty of tech and oodles of space The Honda CR-V is the world's best selling SUV, and the 2019 model is capable of hauling families and their luggage in comfort, while also providing a wide array of tech goodies to make the journey easier, more enjoyable and less tiring.With upd...
07:32, 08/17/2019

The Apple Watch Series 5 launch date may not be far off We haven't heard much in the way of leaks and rumors about the Apple Watch Series 5, but the next generation of Apple's wearable is still in the pipeline, according to respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.According to Kuo, the fifth Apple Watch i...
07:32, 08/17/2019

Aubameyang scores another winner, Arsenal beats Burnley 2-1 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a winning goal for the second straight weekend as Arsenal beat Burnley 2-1 in the Premier League       ...
09:00, 08/17/2019

This is what's behind Walmart's staying power that could outmaneuver Amazon For 20 years Walmart has struggled to pull its online act together while Amazon.com seized nearly half of the US online shopping market. But Walmart's multibillion-dollar investment campaign now seems to be paying off....
09:00, 08/17/2019

15 best spots for spotting the northern lights The northern lights — or the aurora borealis — are one of the most incredible natural phenomena in the world. Here are the 15 best places to see them.       ...
09:32, 08/17/2019

Hitting the Books: How big tech might monopolize AI Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
09:32, 08/17/2019

Behind the wheel of VW’s electric dune buggy prototype Pebble Beach seems a bit too fancy for a dune buggy. But as I slowly roll down 17 Mile road behind the wheel of Volkswagen's latest electric concept car while trailing supercars, priceless vintage vehicles and RVs, folks alongside the road are t...
09:32, 08/17/2019

How will Real Madrid line up vs Celta Vigo with Eden Hazard missing out through injury? Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane will have to change his plans for Los Blancos' La Liga opener against Celta Vigo after Eden Hazard suffered an injury in training on Friday....
10:32, 08/17/2019

Trump opens 'third front' against China with Taiwan fighter jet sale President Trump has decided to approve a major sale of new F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, advancing a substantial upgrade of the island’s military defenses amid an array of tensions with China....
11:32, 08/17/2019

|Customarymarriageamendmentsgivewomenmorefinancialclout A new bill has some important financial implications regarding customary marriages in SA, according to John Manyike, head of financial education at Old Mutual....
12:16, 08/17/2019

Julianne Moore 'loved' working with her daughter and husband on new movie Julianne Moore is accustomed to working with her husband, director Bart Freundlich, on set, but it was a real family affair when their daughter joined them for their latest collaboration....
12:16, 08/17/2019

Patients Evacuated After AIIMS Fire, Virology Unit, Samples Destroyed A major fire broke out at the teaching block of the AIIMS today, destroying samples and medical reports and forcing evacuation of some patients, though no one was injured, officials said....
12:48, 08/17/2019

US issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker in Gibraltar The US issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker in an eleventh-hour attempt to prevent the ship from leaving Gibraltar. The Grace 1 was seized by British officials July 4 because it was suspected of violating European Union sanctions prohibiti...
12:48, 08/17/2019

Kim Jong Un celebrates test of North Korea’s new missile system Kim Jong Un was all smiles after North Korea test-fired a new weapon. Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency said Kim expressed “great satisfaction” over his military’s “mysterious and amazing success rates” in recent testing activity and vowed to bu...
12:48, 08/17/2019

NBA star Andrew Wiggins’ home burglarized in LA They nicked his kicks! Minnesota Timberwolves star Andrew Wiggins’ home was ransacked by thieves who stole his shoes, along with luggage and a rented Cadillac Escalade, according to a new report from TMZ. About $1,000 worth of belongings were t...
12:48, 08/17/2019

Fire officials warn water bottles left in hot cars can start fires TUCSON – While sounding a bit odd, fire officials warn that water bottles left inside hot cars can possibly start a fire. A popular video online shows how a water bottle can cause a fire. Jessica Nolte with Tucson Fire Department explains how i...
13:16, 08/17/2019

Cause of death unknown for newborn found in Amazon trash can in Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A medical examiner was unable to determine the cause of death for a baby found in a trashcan in the restroom of an Amazon warehouse in Phoenix. The Arizona Republic reported Friday that at the time of the autopsy by the Maricopa County...
13:16, 08/17/2019

27 unaccompanied minors will be allowed to get off a migrant ship in Italy after far-right Salvini loosens his ban The 27 unaccompanied minors on board the Open Arms, a humanitarian ship carrying 147 rescued migrants, will be allowed to disembark in Italy, after a bitter standoff between Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
13:16, 08/17/2019

Bill Walton lauded for color commentary during White Sox-Angels game: 'Broadcast baseball games forever' Former NBA star Bill Walton lit up the broadcast booth and social media Friday night while working as a guest analyst for the Chicago White Sox- Los Angeles Angels game in Anaheim....
13:16, 08/17/2019

Early Cherries strikes doom Villa "Joshua King and Harry Wilson both netted in the opening 12 minutes to put Bournemouth in control at Villa Park, with Douglas Luiz\u0027s second-half strike not enough to salvage a point for Aston Villa."...
14:16, 08/17/2019

Easy Rider to Ulee's Gold: Peter Fonda's most memorable roles – video obituary A look back at the most memorable roles of actor Peter Fonda, who died aged 79 on Friday. Fonda was a well-known figure of the 1960s counterculture movement and earned an Oscar nomination for co-writing the classic 1969 road movie Easy Rider. In 1997...
14:16, 08/17/2019

Your reaction to my hellish SSD upgrade proves that Windows 10 has a serious storage upgrade problem Earlier this week, I told you how installing an SSD in an old Windows 10 laptop has been the best and worst upgrade I’ve ever done. It was the best because the SSD gave that older machine a second life, and everything is now a lot faster than b...
14:48, 08/17/2019

‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ animator Richard Williams has died The daughter of acclaimed animator Richard Williams says that her father has died at age 86. Williams was best known for his work on ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ which won two Oscars for its genre-bending blend of animation and live action...
15:16, 08/17/2019

Corbyn refuses to say if he would support alternative caretaker PM Jeremy Corbyn has refused to say if he would support another caretaker prime minister, adding that Labour should be invited to form a government if MPs make it clear they have no confidence in Boris Johnson's administration....
15:16, 08/17/2019

Rashida Tlaib’s Grandmother Speaks for Us All It wasn’t enough for Donald Trump to call his friend in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and urge him to block two sitting U.S. congresswomen from visiting that country. Always the narcissistic bully, Trump also felt compelled to pile on mo...
15:16, 08/17/2019

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot stop Brexit and a new deal must be agreed if Britain is to avoid leaving the EU without one....
17:16, 08/17/2019

5 things you need to know about CITES 18 Wildlife trafficking is a growing threat to our planet's biodiversity. As international stakeholders convene to regulate the trade, DW fills you in on five of the biggest debates at CITES 18....
17:16, 08/17/2019

How Google has destroyed the lives of revenge porn victims I’m a lawyer who fights for victims of online harassment, sexual assault and blackmail. When I first started my Brooklyn firm five years ago, I was known as “the revenge-porn lawyer,” and indeed many of my clients were young women whose naked picture...
17:48, 08/17/2019

How to spot a ‘white rainbow’ White rainbows, aka fog bows, are similar to colorful rainbows except for one minor thing that makes a big impact on its appearance.       ...
18:16, 08/17/2019

Iran-Aligned Houthis Strike Major Saudi Oil Field Yemen’s Houthi rebels struck Saudi Arabia’s Shaybah oil field, one of the kingdom’s largest, according to the Iran-aligned rebels and people familiar with the matter, deepening tensions between Iran and its rivals that have engulfed the region’s ener...
18:48, 08/17/2019

Galaxy Note 10 is finally out; here’s all you need to know Now that the wait is over, and Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Note10 on the 8th of August during the Unpacked event, it’s time to highlight what makes it the most powerful phone in the market and what offers you coul...
21:32, 08/17/2019

Xi's Toughest Year As China Preps 70th Birthday Celebration, Say Analysts It was meant to be an unabashed celebration of the triumph of Communism in China, and of President Xi Jinping's authority as the country's undisputed leader for years to come....
22:32, 08/17/2019

2 dead, 1 unaccounted for after plane crashes into house in New York According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane crashed into a house in Union Vale, near Poughkeepsie.        ...
23:32, 08/17/2019

'The game's in a really poor state': Burnley boss Sean Dyche rails against diving – video Burnley manager Sean Dyche was critical of simulation in football after his side's 2-1 loss to Arsenal on Saturday. Dyche added that he was concerned that the worst punishment a player could suffer was a yellow card. Lacazette and Aubameyang give Ars...
23:32, 08/17/2019

Rep. Dan Crenshaw rips Antifa demonstrators, blasts Portland protests as ‘sad showing’ In a Twitter message Saturday, U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw declared Saturday’s protests in Portland, Ore., “a sad showing,” and said the city’s Antifa activists paled in comparison to the demonstrators fighting for democracy in Hong Kong....
23:32, 08/17/2019

Mastercard is assembling its own cryptocurrency team Big payment companies face revolutionary pressures from the development of digital money. Mastercard, which is partnered with Facebook on its Libra cryptocurrency announced in June, is now putting together its own cryptocurrency team. “Do you have th...
01:32, 08/18/2019

Airbnb's First-Quarter Financials Show Strong Growth Rate, Cash Reserves The San Francisco-based travel company had about $3.5 billion in cash on its balance sheet as of March 31, according to multiple people familiar with Airbnb’s finances. Technology businesses often drown in marketing costs, but Airbnb has been able to...
01:32, 08/18/2019

Buddy Duress should be a huge star, but he can’t stay out of Rikers Two years ago, Buddy Duress was poised to be a big star. The Queens native received positive notices for his performance in the film “Good Time,” in which he held his own alongside A-lister Robert Pattinson. Weeks ago, IFC Center was showing the Jeff...
01:32, 08/18/2019

Old grudge between Honduras football fans sparks riot that kills three Three people were killed and at least 10 injured in riots Saturday night before a football match between rival teams after suspected fans attacked a bus carrying one of the two teams to the game, wounding three players, officials and the team said....
02:00, 08/18/2019

Hydroelectric Projects Shut Down Due To Rise In Silt Levels In Sutlej Electricity production in the country's biggest underground hydroelectric project on Sutlej's tributary Bhaba Khad river was suspended on Sunday due to rise in silt in the river....
02:32, 08/18/2019

Nate Diaz scores unanimous decision victory vs. Anthony Pettis in return at UFC 241 In his first UFC bout since 2016, Nate Diaz defeated Anthony Pettis in a unanimous decision during UFC 241 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California.       ...
02:32, 08/18/2019

Angels rally for 4 runs in 7th inning to beat White Sox 6-5 Mike Trout and Brian Goodwin drove in two runs apiece, and the Los Angeles Angels scored four in the seventh inning to rally past the Chicago White Sox 6-5       ...
02:32, 08/18/2019

French waiter shot dead for being 'too slow with sandwich', say witnesses Police open murder inquiry after customer attacked waiter at a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris A customer fatally shot a waiter at a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris, apparently enraged at being made to wait for a sandwich, according to witnesse...
03:32, 08/18/2019

The 30 best films about music, chosen by musicians Anna Calvi, Neil Tennant, Nadine Shah, Wayne Coyne, Nitin Sawhney and Anna Meredith pick their top five music moviesMovies about musicians, whether biopics, fictions or documentaries, are a fixture in cinema, but judging by the flurry of activity ove...
03:32, 08/18/2019

Football League: Bamford double puts Leeds top, Diangana double for West Brom Substitute Diangana nets twice to secure West Brom winLincoln top League One, Sol-less Macc win at NorthamptonA goal in each half by Patrick Bamford gave Leeds a 2-0 away win at Wigan and put them top of the Championship table with seven points from ...
03:32, 08/18/2019