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Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement

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Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement

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

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

Inside the Hybrid Digital-Analog Lives of Children For our kids, the digital world is as much their native environment as the physical world. It's up to parents to help them thrive in this often mystifying existence....
03:48, 05/20/2019

Inside the terrifying lives of people who can’t properly sleep The first time Tom and Sarah slept together, he woke in the middle of the night, put on his pants, and told her he was leaving. Then, he went right back to sleep. “He had no top on,” Sarah later recalled. “He remembered nothing about it in the mornin...
12:16, 07/20/2019

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

Archaeology Uncovering the Great Forgetting For 13 days in October of 1962, our civilization was poised on the edge of nuclear destruction. American president John F. Kennedy and Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev engaged in a faceoff.  ...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Uncovering the hidden “noise” that can kill qubits MIT and Dartmouth College researchers have demonstrated, for the first time, a tool that detects new characteristics of environmental “noise” that can destroy the fragile quantum state of qubits, the fundamental components of quantum computers. The a...
12:48, 09/16/2019

Uncovering the riches of traditional global medicine Kava (Piper methysticum) is a plant native to the Polynesian islands that people there have used in a calming drink of the same name in religious and cultural rituals for thousands of years. The tradition of cultivating kava and drinking it during im...
09:16, 07/23/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than high-risk journeys. But resettlement is tied to three conditions....
11:48, 05/01/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
00:32, 05/24/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, efforts criticised...
05:00, 07/23/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Future of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ‘hangs in the balance’ – UNHCR chief The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for a fact-finding mission to the region by three senior United Nations officials, who called for continuing support on Friday for them from...
09:16, 04/28/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hundreds of Bahamian refugees kicked off US-bound ferry over visa confusion Viral video from the ferry Balearia in Freeport included an announcement that "passengers who don't have a U.S. visa, please proceed to disembark."        ...
03:32, 09/10/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trump’s history of denigrating majority black countries hangs over his response to Bahamian refugees Just hours after the head of Customs and Border Protection said Bahamians fleeing for their lives would be allowed into the U.S., the president said the people seeking shelter included "some very bad people and some very bad gang members."...
04:16, 09/11/2019

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

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

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

Turkey's Erdogan threatens to 'open the gates,' allow Syrian refugees to leave for Western countries The president of Turkey said Thursday he would be forced to “open the gates” and allow a route for Syrian refugees to travel into western Europe unless a deal is reached with the U.S. by the end of the month to help resettle migrants in a so-called “...
10:16, 09/05/2019

2 Somali refugees arrested in Arizona allegedly trying to board flight to Egypt to join ISIS: report The U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday that two Somalians who had lived in the United States as refugees were arrested in Arizona last week before boarding a flight to Egypt where they planned to travel to join the ranks of ISIS.   ...
13:48, 07/30/2019

Trump admin weighs letting states, cities deny entry to refugees approved for resettlement in U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering a new policy that would allow state and local jurisdictions to deny entry to refugees who have been approved for resettlement in the United States, according to a draft of an executive order obtain...
01:00, 08/22/2019

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on ...
14:00, 04/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians continue to be under fire in Libya; and a summit to t...
09:48, 04/29/2019

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until m...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Longcat lives! Almost fifteen years ago, a Japanese ailurophile posted a picture of her beloved feline companion to the Internet. She didn’t realize it at the time, but this innocuous photo would indelibly etch itself upon the web’s consciousness, becoming a corner...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Nomura to pay $26.5m settlement to SEC Nomura will pay $26.5m (£21m) to settle charges in the US that it failed to properly supervise five former traders who lied to customers about mortgage bond prices....
14:00, 07/15/2019

Never forget: All the lives lost on 9/11 We will never forget the lives lost on September 11th at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and on United Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.        ...
10:48, 09/11/2019

How Socialism Improves Sex Lives A Q&A with Kristen Ghodsee, who wrote the book 'Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism', about why the adoption of socialist policies and safety net programs would make for stronger relationships, and, as a result, more (and better) sex....
16:00, 05/15/2019

This new smartphone OS lives in the cloud The makers of the Puffin browser have applied their cloud expertise to a new operating system that it claims will outperform Android on low-end hardware, but its fee structure could be a deal-breaker for the next billion....
14:32, 08/16/2019

The Lexus LS 400 Lives Up To The Hype We idolize it, but ultimately, the first-generation Lexus LS 400 is pretty much just a sedan that debuted in 1989. I knew I wanted one, but as I set out to test drive a clean and well-priced example, I figured I had to lower my expectations. Like we’...
11:16, 08/04/2019

The First Game Of The Rest Of Our Lives Eighteen years ago this morning I awoke to shouts from the hall of my dorm. “We’re going to war! We’re going to war!” The origin of the shouting was my neighbor Brian, known for his histrionics, so I went back to sleep. But soon after, I received a c...
20:16, 09/11/2019

BMW heirs say their lives are harder than you think Two BMW heirs worth billions of dollars say they’re comfortable with their roles on the company's supervisory board but initially struggled with taking on high-level positions at young ages....
11:16, 06/20/2019

Why You Might Not Get $125 in Equifax Settlement Money If you’re claiming your $125 in settlement money from the 2017 Equifax data breach, don’t add that extra cash into your budget just yet—because you might not get the full amount.Read more......
14:16, 07/29/2019

9,000-year-old settlement unearthed A huge Stone Age settlement unearthed outside Jerusalem may have been home to 3,000 people, the Neolithic equivalent of a large city, according to details released by the Israel Antiquities Authority on Tuesday....
21:16, 07/17/2019

Here's Why Facebook's FTC Settlement Is a Joke After some rumor-milling and informed reportage attributable to anonymous sources, Facebook has finally made public the contours of its deal with the Federal Trade Commission to end a probe into its handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. From w...
12:48, 07/24/2019

Tuesday Is A Big Day For The NFL's Concussion Settlement The NFL concussion settlement is at an inflection point. Tomorrow morning, at the federal courthouse in Philadelphia, a hearing is scheduled to discuss a series rules changes that were recently approved by Senior Judge Anita B. Brody, who has oversig...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ‘Appalling’ conditions in Syria camp, precarious SDG progress, South Sudan, Palestine refugees and mining in Mongolia A recap of Wednesday’s top stories: ‘Inhumane conditions’ in Syria’s Al Hol camp worsening; SDG progress risks going backward; food insecurity in South Sudan; Arab League petitioned to support Palestine refugees; and mining in Mongolia should boost d...
19:16, 09/11/2019

Where are they now? Hicham El Guerrouj’s legend lives on "One of the greatest middle-distance runners of all time, El Guerrouj still holds the world record in the 1500m. Today, he organizes a popular race in Morocco."...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Seeso's HarmonQuest lives again, gets a new season on VRV The restless ghost of the Seeso streaming service has once again risen from its grave to haunt the world of online television, just a few weeks after Pluto TV picked up the unaired season of Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ like so much ectoplasmic goo—bu...
20:48, 07/30/2019

Beyond the Grave, the N.R.A.’s $56 Million Donor Lives On The National Rifle Association’s benefactors have been veiled in secrecy, but more than 1,000 emerged after a records review. One loomed above the rest....
19:32, 07/16/2019

Job Training Can Change Lives. See How San Antonio Does It. A program with an intensive approach offers a rare success story in producing lasting wage gains. Its guiding principle: “We will not let them fail.”...
14:48, 08/19/2019

What Do the Sex Lives of ‘Three Women’ Tell Us About Female Desire? To write her book, Lisa Taddeo spent thousands of hours over eight years getting to know her subjects in an effort to understand their eroticyearnings and obsessions....
03:00, 07/09/2019

It's too soon to tell if DeepMind's medical AI will save any lives A DeepMind AI can predict whether someone will get acute kidney injury 48 hours before it occurs, but it's too soon to tell if the tech will actually make a difference...
12:48, 07/31/2019

How Obamacare Lives On, Despite Trump’s Best Efforts The U.S. health-care law known as Obamacare turns 10 next year but still finds itself at existential risk both politically and legally. Millions of Americans owe their health coverage to the law enacted under President Barack Obama and fellow Democra...
02:48, 04/29/2019

Lane Splitting Saves Lives There are countless ways things can go wrong when riding a motorcycle, but one of the most prominent fears is to have some iPhone-focused car driver rear end you while sitting in traffic or at a stoplight. As you can see in the video here, it’s a ser...
21:32, 07/02/2019

Qualcomm to Get at Least $4.5 Billion in Apple Settlement Qualcomm will receive at least $4.5 billion as part of a legal settlement with Apple that ended more than two years of wrangling over the chip maker’s patent-licensing fees....
16:32, 05/01/2019

Equifax's $700 Million Settlement: How to Get Your Share Equifax Inc.’s $700 million settlement with federal and state regulators and with plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit provides for up to $425 million for the 147 million Americans affected by the breach. Here’s how to get your share....
15:48, 07/23/2019

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally come to an agreement. The Wall Street Journal rep...
13:32, 07/12/2019

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
16:32, 07/12/2019

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion in FTC Settlement Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine and better police its data-privacy practices to settle a long-running federal investigation that has damaged the company’s standing with consumers and clouded its future....
07:00, 07/24/2019

FTC warns of Equifax settlement scams In the wake of Capital One’s data breach, the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams related to Equifax’s data breach. The FTC issued a tweet on Monday urging caution about fake websites claiming to be the Equifax settlement ...
18:48, 07/30/2019

UN honors 115 peacekeepers and staff who lost their lives The United Nations has honored 115 U.N. peacekeepers and staff from 43 countries who lost their lives working for the global organization, standing in silent tribute to their sacrifice at a memorial service....
20:00, 05/06/2019

The stressful lives of whales can be measured by their mouths PORTLAND, Maine — Whale researchers in New England believe they’ve found a new way to measure the amount of stress felt by whales when they experience traumas such as entanglements in fishing gear and they say the technique could help protect the mas...
15:48, 05/30/2019

Hotspot Shield review: Here's a VPN that actually lives up to its hype It's rare that we're surprised by a product. Over-the-top hype in a superheated market is usually just that, hype. But Hotspot Shield actually lived up to the hype. Our independent performance tests confirmed the company's claims....
12:32, 08/21/2019

CPR mannequins are getting breasts to save women’s lives When it comes to CPR, you gotta get grabbed. That’s why a new product, the Womanikin, is putting boobs on CPR mannequins. They’re not just for show: The altered model aims to combat the disparity between genders receiving CPR from bystand...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Every Car You Thought Time Forgot Lives on This Instagram Minitrucks. Lowrider imports. Kandy paint Accords with scissor doors. These were cars of the magazine era, and you may have thought that the internet forgot about them. But you were wrong. Welcome to UndergroundStyles.us, where the chrome Lexanis nev...
09:16, 05/13/2019

Zion Williamson Lives Up to the Hype, at Least for One Night Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans’ rookie star, gave the fans what they wanted in his professional debut at summer league in Las Vegas: dunks and a glimpse of what could be....
14:16, 07/06/2019

Osaka lives to fight another day, Djokovic cruising Naomi Osaka stayed on course for a third successive Grand Slam title and Novak Djokovic a fourth at the French Open on Thursday but their paths to the third round could not be more different....
18:16, 05/30/2019

Hotspot Shield review: Here's a VPN that actually lives to up its hype It's rare that we're surprised by a product. Over-the-top hype in a superheated market is usually just that, hype. But Hotspot Shield actually lived up to the hype. Our independent performance tests confirmed the company's claims....
22:48, 08/19/2019

Anglophone journalists in Cameroon fear for their lives The crisis in Cameroon's Anglophone regions has led numerous journalists in affected areas to quit their careers for their safety. Those who stay and insist on reporting on the crisis face threats from all sides....
06:48, 08/06/2019

Study: Millennials are increasingly pessimistic about their lives A new study has found one scary truth about Millennials: they are increasingly pessimistic about their lives. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.        ...
15:16, 05/21/2019

Solar power: how investing can help to change lives Energise Africa offers a 5% return and allows you to help support low-income families Fight the climate crisis and earn a return of 5% at the same time, plus enjoy a guarantee on your investment.That’s the offer from an ethical investment scheme that...
03:17, 07/06/2019

Grumpy Cat lives forever on the internet. These were some of her best memes Grumpy Cat may be gone, but the feline star lives on forever thanks to the internet. These were some of the best memes starring Grumpy Cat.        ...
10:32, 05/17/2019

From lipstick to burgers: how our lives have become so chemical dependent The start of the suburban sprawl changed the US into a nation of voracious consumers, and the chemical industry responded by creating products to meet those demandsRead our entire Toxic America seriesMy students sometimes ask me why in the United Sta...
02:16, 05/22/2019

A controlling woman in our lives is turning my girlfriend against me The best way to react is to do absolutely nothing, says Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma My girlfriend and I have been together for four years. A year ago we moved from London to a smaller city where we met a woman in a bar who seemed eager to become fri...
10:16, 07/28/2019

‘Education transforms lives’ says UN chief on first-ever International Day Education is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development because it gives people across the world the skills needed to realize all 17 Global Goals (SDGs), said the UN chief on Thursday, marking the first-ever International Day of Educ...
11:48, 04/28/2019

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
03:16, 05/31/2019

If medical wearables want to save lives, they should be ‘invisible’ One of the latest updates to the Apple Watch included FDA-approved ECG monitoring, and it made waves in both the consumer and medical communities. Many people thought this was impossible. Some were worried about false positives. But most were excited...
06:32, 08/23/2019

Biodiversity touches every aspect of our lives – so why has its loss been ignored? From our environment to our economies, our security to our societies, biodiversity is vital. But preserving it will require transformative changeThe evidence is unequivocal: biodiversity, important in its own right and essential for current and futur...
02:00, 09/19/2019

“Stop the bleed” – saving lives after shootings (NBC News) There’s a renewed push for first aid training following the recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton…specifically training in techniques that slow or stop heavy bleeding. Studies show it has the potential to save lives. Emer...
19:32, 08/22/2019

Iron Man lives on in limited-run Hyundai Kona Hyundai is rolling out the limited-run Iron Man Edition of its Kona crossover, the world's first production vehicle to be themed after a Marvel character....
12:32, 05/15/2019

Facing the Ubiquity of Fortnite in Our Kids' Lives About a week after the *L* dance was decoded, and 72 hours after the carpool surveillance, my wife and I convened the Fortnite security council again....
03:48, 05/20/2019

A Signal in Giant Earthquakes That Could Save Lives The full power of the biggest temblors could be determined in as little as 10 to 15 seconds after they begin, a new study finds, and long before it ends....
12:32, 05/29/2019

Canada police: 2 teen fugitives took their own lives Canadian police said Monday they believe two teenage fugitives suspected of killing a North Carolina woman, her Australian boyfriend and another man took their own lives amid a nationwide manhunt...
20:32, 08/12/2019

Shooting survivor says colleague saved lives Holding back tears, a survivor of the Virginia shooting that killed 12 people says her colleague saved her and others before being fatally shot. (June 3)        ...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Naomi Wolf: ‘We’re in a fight for our lives and for democracy’ The feminist author discusses her fears for free speech, older women, and her latest book, Outrages, a study of the persecution of gay men by the legal system in Victorian BritainWhen Naomi Wolf tells me that she’s finished with writing about herself...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Man falls into dangerous Hawaii volcano – and lives A man miraculously survived a plunge into Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano after he lost his footing along a 300-foot cliff, according to reports. The man fell about 60 to 70 feet Wednesday night after climbing over a railing at the Steaming Bluff overlook t...
15:00, 05/02/2019

How Rats Are Saving Human Lives With Their Noses Since 1997, a non-profit organisation headquartered in Tanzania has been training African giant pouched rats to detect two things: landmines and tuberculosis. These trained rats are nicknamed......
04:48, 08/08/2019

For the Black Keys, Rock Lives. It Just Had to Wait Success led to burnout for the blues-rock duo. But after a five-year break, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney return with their ninth album, “Let’s Rock.”...
03:00, 06/27/2019

SEC commissioner isn’t happy about settlement with Elon Musk A US Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter. The head of the electric car maker reached a deal with the SEC on Friday, agreeing to submit his publi...
04:00, 05/02/2019

FTC approves roughly $5 billion Facebook settlement: WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
13:16, 07/12/2019

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica. The staggering penalty, which was approved on a ...
13:48, 07/12/2019

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s privacy missteps, according to a person familiar with the matter....
14:48, 07/12/2019

Purdue settlement falls short for some in Ohio Ohio has been hit hard by the opioid crisis and residents in Barberton say the settlement with Purdue Pharma will do little to alleviate the opioid epidemic. (Sept. 11)        ...
15:16, 09/11/2019

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlem...
15:32, 07/12/2019

FTC Set to Unveil Terms of $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a settlement with the tech giant over its privacy practices as soon as this week. As part of the deal, Facebook plans to form a board committee for privacy oversight....
13:32, 07/22/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be held personall...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Equifax to pay $700m in data breach settlement After exposing the personal information of almost 150m consumers back in 2017, the credit reporting agency Equifax has reached a deal with US state and federal regulators in which it will pay $700m to settle probes into its data breach.To date this i...
14:32, 07/22/2019

What the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement Means for You Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million people in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 million to settle claims relating to the data breach....
13:32, 07/22/2019

What is the Flores settlement that the Trump administration has moved to end? The Trump administration on Wednesday announced plans to end a decades-old settlement agreement that had set a 20-day limit for holding children and issue new regulations that could hold undocumented families detained together indefinitely....
20:00, 08/21/2019

The Latest: Lawyer: Family got ‘transformational’ settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the city of Minneapolis paying a $20 million settlement to the family of an unarmed woman shot and killed by a police officer in 2017 (all times local): 3 p.m. An attorney for the family of a woman shot and killed by ...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
13:32, 07/16/2019

Huge Neolithic settlement unearthed near Jerusalem Archaeologists have unearthed a massive Neolithic settlement near Jerusalem. The 9,000-year-old site is the largest prehistoric settlement discovered in Israel, and one of the largest of its kind in the region....
20:16, 07/16/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in FTC settlement over security breach Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
08:48, 07/22/2019

InfoWars can't use Pepe the Frog after lawsuit settlement The creator of Pepe the Frog has made it known, several times over, that he didn't want his creation to become a symbol for the far right. That may be easier now, as the website InfoWars has settled a lawsuit related to its use of the character,...
05:48, 06/11/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in U.S. data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday....
08:00, 07/22/2019

Qualcomm Scored $4.5 Billion or More in Settlement With Apple Semiconductor and telecommunications equipment manufacturer Qualcomm said on Wednesday it will take home a one-time payment of between $4.5 billion to $4.7 billion from its settlement with tech giant Apple over the next quarter, the New York Times re...
20:48, 05/01/2019

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is declining to approve the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid maker until he’s assured it complies with a new law targeting such deals. The attorney general’s office says C...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Equifax to pay at least $575 million in FTC settlement over security breach Equifax will pay at least $575 million in a settlement stemming from one of the biggest data security failures ever.       ...
08:48, 07/22/2019

Equifax to Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement Equifax struck a settlement of up to $700 million to resolve investigations and lawsuits stemming from its 2017 data breach that exposed the personal data of nearly 150 million Americans....
09:48, 07/22/2019

FTC to Announce $5 Billion Facebook Settlement as Soon as This Week The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce as soon as this week a settlement with Facebook over the company’s privacy practices, according to people familiar with the matter....
11:32, 07/22/2019

The Latest: Lawyer: Family got 'transformational' settlement The Latest on the city of Minneapolis paying a $20 million settlement to the family of an unarmed woman shot and killed by a police officer in 2017 (all times local): 3 p.m....
14:32, 05/03/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in US data breach settlement Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement....
10:16, 07/22/2019

Equifax Will Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement WASHINGTON — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settle...
05:32, 07/22/2019

4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
15:00, 05/21/2019

Greenpeace to receive $3 million in settlement with Russia Greenpeace will receive 2.7 million euros ($3 million) from Russia under a settlement reached between the Dutch state and Moscow, the environmental group said on Friday....
07:48, 05/17/2019

Lawyers for some Nassar victims want settlement investigated EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawyers representing victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar who came forward more recently with allegations of sexual assault are seeking an investigation into Michigan State University’s $500 million...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Proving you deserve $20,000 from the Equifax settlement will be nearly impossible Equifax will give consumers a range of options for monitoring their credit or making claims of fraud or data misuse, part of a $425 million restitution fund....
10:16, 07/22/2019

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record $650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday....
04:48, 07/22/2019

Facebook's $5 Billion US FTC Settlement Said to Be Announced This Week The US FTC expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday....
05:16, 07/23/2019

PG&E reaches $11 bln settlement relating to wildfire claims Power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement agreement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
06:48, 09/13/2019

Facebook's potential settlement with FTC will likely include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and will likely cover related services like its WhatsApp messenger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people ...
14:32, 05/02/2019

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
05:16, 06/19/2019

Judge approves Musk, SEC settlement over Twitter use The deal approved by a federal judge lays out in more detail what types of statements by CEO Elon Musk must be reviewed by Tesla's legal counsel before publication, such as financial statements, previously unreported production or delivery numbers, a...
05:00, 05/01/2019

Muslim discrimination results in $675k settlement A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who was recorded refusing to allow a Muslim father and son to sublease her property for a restaurant has ended in a $675,000 settlement. (May 3)        ...
01:32, 05/03/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commission....
15:00, 05/24/2019

Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights (AP) — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Jewish settlement in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet c...
11:48, 06/16/2019

If You Asked for $125 from the Equifax Settlement, You Need to Verify Your Claim The process to claim your $125 payment from the Equifax breach settlement now has one more step. If you already filed your claim, you may have received an email over the weekend instructing you to provide further information. An email from the breac...
16:32, 09/09/2019

How to claim your share of the $700 million Equifax settlement Starting today, victims of the massive Equifax data breach — and chances are if you’re reading this, you’re one of them since 147 million people were affected — can finally get the ball rolling on filing a claim and collecting...
16:00, 07/25/2019

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush scandal....
09:48, 05/30/2019

$1.5M settlement reached with Scottsdale in child’s death SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A $1.5 million settlement has been reached with the parents of a toddler who died after he was pinned in a Scottsdale fire-station door last year. The Arizona Republic reports that the Scottsdale City Council approved the set...
04:00, 09/09/2019

Equifax data breach settlement: Why you won’t get $125 The massive 2017 data breach at credit bureau Equifax doesn't guarantee you $125 compensation. You may be targeted by scammers instead.       ...
06:16, 07/31/2019

How to File a Claim for The Yahoo Breach Settlement With all the big corporate data breaches that have been discovered over the past few years, you might have forgotten about the one at Yahoo that exposed 500 million account passwords in 2016....
11:16, 09/19/2019

Facebook Settlement With US FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp: Report The FTC has been investigating revelations that Facebook inappropriately shared information belonging to 87 million users with the now-defunct British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
22:48, 05/02/2019

$143 million settlement in Mass. explosion lawsuit The utility blamed for a series of gas explosions in Massachusetts has settled all class action lawsuits resulting from the disaster for $143 million.       ...
14:16, 07/30/2019

FTC: 'Overwhelming' response to Equifax settlement may mean less money The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday said an "overwhelming" response to Equifax's monetary settlement for 2017's data breach means consumers may not receive the full $125 they expected....
18:16, 08/01/2019

Equifax settlement has already spawned deceptive websites The scammers are coming for you. If anyone calls or emails you about the settlement, do nothing until you verify the information with the FTC or your state or local consumer-protection office....
21:16, 08/02/2019

Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely include its WhatsApp messaging service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people f...
20:16, 05/02/2019

FTC official: I understand concern over YouTube settlement, but believe it's appropriate The FTC says Google's YouTube will pay $170 million to settle a complaint that it earned millions by illegally collecting personal information from children without a guardian's consent....
05:16, 09/05/2019

PG&E Strikes $11 Billion Settlement With Insurers Over Wildfires PG&E agreed on an $11 billion settlement to resolve all claims by insurance carriers from the 2017 Northern California wildfires and the 2018 Camp Fire....
14:01, 09/13/2019

Beware of Equifax-Settlement Scam Sites A class-action settlement website is never going to win an award for being the most polished. These sites are often so rudimentary compared to the slick experience you had when you paid for a company’s goods or services that you might doubt you’re ev...
03:16, 08/07/2019

N.C. settlement expands transgender bathroom access A federal judge in North Carolina approved Tuesday a settlement that will allow transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify....
15:48, 07/23/2019

Facebook’s FTC settlement could include 20 years of oversight Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight.Read More...
01:32, 05/14/2019

Facebook's potential settlement with FTC will likely include WhatsApp - WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and will likely cover related services like its WhatsApp messenger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people ...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook CEO again calls for greater regulations following settlement with FTC On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9-billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
17:16, 07/24/2019

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
00:48, 07/11/2019

For Facebook’s Zuckerberg, FTC settlement could bring a new era of accountability Mark Zuckerberg’s power within Facebook is virtually unchallenged as the co-founder, CEO and largest stockholder. A deal that requires him to personally attest to the firm’s privacy practices may bring an end to that....
19:48, 07/24/2019

Indivior says Reckitt settlement in U.S. unrelated to its cases Drugmaker Indivior Plc said on Thursday its former parent Reckitt Benckiser's $1.4 billion settlement with authorities in the United States was separate to its ongoing legal proceedings....
06:00, 07/11/2019

| Is a $5bn fine the least painful part of Facebook's settlement? US regulators are expected to unveil a settlement with Facebook - a reported $5bn fine that might be the least painful part of the agreement for the social network....
20:32, 07/24/2019

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County....
13:16, 06/13/2019

Potential Facebook Settlement With FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp Facebook potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion and will likely cover related services such as its WhatsApp messaging function....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Venezuela’s Maduro says settlement talks could soon resume President Nicolás Maduro says his representatives could return to negotiations with Venezuela’s opposition in talks he abruptly halted earlier this month...
11:00, 08/29/2019

Lloyds in £140m settlement with funds giant Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen to settle a legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
05:32, 07/24/2019

'A point of desperation': Iraqi refugees removing GPS trackers to avoid deportation One man removed his GPS tracker on the day he was to be deported, but was later arrested and is held in jail.        ...
22:16, 08/08/2019

FDA can save lives by rejecting Scott Gottlieb's lies E-cigarettes have proven effective at helping people quit smoking, a massive potential public health gain, considering nearly half a million people die every year from smoking-related illnesses. The big question is: How can we help smokers quit and a...
08:48, 08/05/2019

Drugs That Boost Our Circadian Rhythms Could Save Our Lives Almost all of the cellular functions in your body run on a 24-hour schedule. Keep that clock regular, and you could stay healthier, and maybe even live longer....
05:48, 05/28/2019

Shooting in Australia's Darwin claims several lives — reports A man wielding a pump action shotgun killed several people in the northern Australian city of Darwin, according to media reports. The suspect apparently opened fire in a motel and at other locations in the city....
05:32, 06/04/2019

Scientists say genetically modified babies will have shorter lives In late 2018 a Chinese scientist name He Jiankui performed work that has gained him not only the criticism of his peers but also backlash from his home country’s government. He took the extraordinary step of performing genetic modification on h...
03:32, 06/05/2019

How Instagram censors could affect the lives of everyday women It is often the way in which women are viewed rather than what they are doing that renders their behavior potentially 'suggestive' or not.       ...
09:16, 06/08/2019

The Apple Xserve lives on (kinda) in the rack-mountable Mac Pro This year’s WWDC conference was probably the most memorable in years, and it’s all because of three little words: The Mac Pro. This modular, extensible machine is strongly reminiscent of the Power Mac G5 (remember that?) and is easily the most powerf...
13:48, 06/03/2019

FDA can save lives by rejecting Scott Gottlieb's bad recommendations E-cigarettes have proven effective at helping people quit smoking, a massive potential public health gain, considering nearly half a million people die every year from smoking-related illnesses. The big question is: How can we help smokers quit and a...
10:16, 08/05/2019

Reducing air pollution could save thousands of lives, researchers say Although air quality has improved significantly since the 1990s, a new study claims that pollution still causes lung cancer, heart attacks and strokes that kill more than 30,000 Americans a year....
12:01, 07/26/2019

Celebrating the racing, business lives of Niki Lauda The three-time Formula 1 World Champion was one of the key players in F1 from the early 1970s. His celebrated battle for the 1976 World Championship with James Hunt played an important part in transforming the sport into the massive TV spectacle it w...
23:48, 05/21/2019

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million. The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay for gene-therapy breakthroughs....
12:00, 05/24/2019

Tourist Guide Drowns After Saving 5 Lives From River In J&K A tourist guide lost his life after saving five tourists, including two foreigners, from Lidder river at the famous Pahalgam resort in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said today....
01:48, 06/01/2019

'We were attracted by the aggression': how rugby rescues lives in America Cristian Rodriguez found the game in Hawaiian Gardens, California through a programme called Alternatives to Gang Membership. After this weekend’s Collegiate Rugby Championship in Philadelphia, he’ll head home to pay it backCristian Rodriguez grew up...
02:48, 05/31/2019

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants the...
14:48, 05/24/2019

No Logo at 20: have we lost the battle against the total branding of our lives? It was the bestseller that brilliantly critiqued the political power of the ‘superbrands’ and shot Naomi Klein to fame. Two decades on, we ask her, how does it stand up in our world of tech giants and personal brands?Some political books capture the ...
06:33, 08/11/2019

Hawaii volcano eruption scarred landscape, lives Residents are struggling to return to their cherished island lifestyle one year after a volcano rained lava and gases on a rural swath of Hawaii’s Big Island. (May 3)        ...
01:32, 05/03/2019

Improvements in U.S. Air Quality Are Saving Thousands of Lives a Year Recent improvements in U.S. air quality are saving thousands of lives per year, according to the latest Health of the Air report from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and New York University (NYU). The report, published in Annals of the American T...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Kenya clamps down on gambling ads, says industry endangering lives Kenya introduced new gambling regulations on Thursday, including banning advertising outdoors and on social media, the interior minister said, after highlighting last month how it had become a problem for the young and poor....
12:48, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Shooting survivor says colleague saved lives VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly shooting at a municipal building in Virginia Beach (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Holding back tears, a survivor of the Virginia shooting that killed 12 people says her colleague saved her and others ...
13:32, 06/03/2019

How ‘a bunch of jerks’ turned Islanders’ lives upside down RALEIGH, N.C.— It is easy to lament all the things the Islanders could have done better to avoid being on the brink of elimination going into Game 4 of their second-round series against the Hurricanes here on Friday night. But maybe it’s easier to re...
21:16, 05/03/2019

The Many Lives of Michael Bloomberg review: not quite a presidential read The billionaire was a great New York mayor but he was right to decide not to challenge Trump for the White HouseAt the 2016 Democratic national convention in Philadelphia, Michael Bloomberg, former New York mayor and the ninth richest man in the worl...
00:32, 09/14/2019

Driver-assistance tech could save pedestrian lives – so why don't we want it? Pedestrian deaths in car accidents have hit record levels, but potentially lifesaving driver assistance tech is often seen as ‘nice to have’ rather than essential.According to a new report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GH...
06:16, 04/30/2019

Yankees coach lives in image of paralyzed mom: ‘All Veterine’ Marcus Thames got the news he was dreading in October 2010. The Yankees had just beaten Minnesota in the ALDS, and while his teammates headed to Texas for the next round, the outfielder jumped on a plane back home to Louisville, Miss. His mom had pne...
10:00, 07/09/2019

My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France Carl Thompson describes the night he won the European title to prove the doubters wrong for the first time The post My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France appeared first on Boxing News....
08:32, 06/14/2019

Hurricane Survivors in the Bahamas Are Struggling to Start New Lives NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Thousands of hurricane survivors are filing off boats and planes in the capital of the Bahamas, facing the need to start new lives after Hurricane Dorian but with little ideas on how or where to begin. Some sat in hotel l...
08:32, 09/10/2019

Nigeria misses chance to transform lives – and must pay $9bn damages UK court ruling over aborted project means country will have to pay one-fifth of its foreign reserves to gas supply companyNigeria’s government stands accused of letting down its 201 million residents by failing to complete a gas supply and productio...
07:00, 08/24/2019

5 ways Uber changed our lives as company IPO arrives Even with questions lingering about its finances as its IPO arrives, this much is settled: Uber has forever altered the way we travel, talk and work.        ...
21:48, 05/09/2019

How a trivial cell phone hack is ruining lives On a Tuesday night in May, Sean Coonce was reading the news in bed when his phone dropped service. He chalked it up to tech being tech and went to sleep. When he woke up, his Gmail account had been stolen and by Wednesday evening he was out $100,000....
12:00, 06/28/2019

Trauma lives on in Native Americans by making us sick – while the US looks away Physical and mental health illnesses are a reality for far too many Native Americans and so is the fact that they are routinely ignored by this countryExterminate, remove, assimilate, terminate, relocate. Most Americans will have no context for the r...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Displaying the house address of your NYC property could save lives Dear John: The New York City Administrative Code, title 3, 3-505 through 506, requires the displaying of house address numbers. That question posed by another of your readers triggered a memory of mine. The above information I learned while attending...
00:00, 09/01/2019

Barcelona's car-free 'superblocks' could save hundreds of lives Report predicts radical scheme could cut air pollution by a quarter as other cities including Seattle prepare to follow suitBarcelona could save hundreds of lives and cut air pollution by a quarter if it fully implements its radical superblocks schem...
04:48, 09/11/2019

How secondhand drinking ruins lives: ‘Every family has been touched by this’ Passive smoking is treated as a serious hazard. So why have we been so slow to wake up to the dangers alcohol poses to those who live with – or have a devastating encounter with – a heavy drinker?Helen Witty thought she had taught her children all ab...
00:00, 07/09/2019

The Obsessive, Tumultuous Lives of SpaceX Rocket Chasers In 2017 Ryan Chylinski quit his job and hit the road in a camper to photograph rockets. A full-time rocket chaser, he's helping dig up details on how SpaceX really works....
09:16, 05/10/2019

Ebola drugs 'saving lives' after clinical trials Scientists have moved a step closer to treating symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus during the second-worst outbreak of the disease. A clinical trial in Congo has shown encouraging survival results....
04:32, 08/13/2019

When ‘Black Lives Matter’ Is Invoked in the Abortion Debate For some black ministers, abortion is both wrong and understandable. “I cannot guilt her,” one pastor said of his discussions with black women considering ending their pregnancies....
03:00, 07/06/2019

The Evil Dead lives again in a new restoration, and we've got an exclusive clip For a film made for basically nothing by a crew mostly composed of director Sam Raimi’s friends and family, The Evil Dead has had a remarkably long shelf life. And now, 38 years after its initial debut, the film is about to enter a new phase of its a...
19:32, 09/13/2019

Despite deaths, injuries and recalls, air bags still save lives Air bags have hurt and killed people. In recent years millions of vehicles were recalled for defective air bags. Still, there's nothing safer in a car.        ...
04:32, 05/13/2019

Widows of Iraq's war pick up the threads of fragmented lives In a workshop in a bombed-out factory in Mosul, Najlaa Abdelrahman joins scores of other women on a production line as they sew garments and try to knit their lives back together....
08:16, 05/13/2019

Improving Veterans’ lives through partnerships that make a difference Why are big companies like Walmart, Philips, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon working with the Department of Veterans Affairs to deliver telehealth services to rural veterans?...
02:32, 08/29/2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar still lives with her husband after reports of separation That’s Omar-e! Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) apparently still shares a home with husband Ahmed Hirsi even as she fends off allegations of an affair with a married member of her political team — and reports that she and Hirsi have split. Although public r...
21:00, 08/28/2019

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in contact – a hospital’s phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. That’s a s...
13:32, 06/18/2019

Widows of Iraq’s war pick up the threads of fragmented lives MOSUL, Iraq – In a workshop in a bombed-out factory in Mosul, Najlaa Abdelrahman joins scores of other women on a production line as they sew garments and try to knit their lives back together. The mother of three lost her husband during the wa...
18:48, 05/13/2019

Bury expulsion has 'destroyed lives', says captain Danns "Bury captain Neil Danns has accused club owner Steve Dale of \"destroying lives\" after the League One outfit were expelled from the Football League (EFL)."...
08:00, 08/28/2019

Hindus fear for their lives after Pakistan blasphemy riots Communal riots have erupted in Ghotki, a southern Pakistani town, after a charged mob attacked a school due to blasphemy accusations against its Hindu principal. Blasphemy is a sensitive issue in the Islamic country....
07:48, 09/16/2019

Crannog: the woman who cares for animals at the end of their lives – video Alexis has a life-threatening disease. She spends her time in the wooded expanse of northern Scotland, where she takes care of dozens of animals who are also sick, wounded or dying. Some have terminal cancer, some would otherwise be killed because of...
09:16, 07/12/2019

March for Our Lives proposes sweeping gun control laws The March for Our Lives group proposed new gun control laws Wednesday that would raise the age to purchase guns from 18 to 21 while requiring longer wait periods and a federal registry for gun purchases....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Scientists Are Probing Tornadoes With Drones to Save Lives This spring saw one of the worst tornado outbreaks in recent years. More than 300 twisters touched down from Texas to North Dakota to Pennsylvania, scarring the landscape, causing widespread damage, and at least eight fatalities. Read more......
09:32, 06/26/2019

Essex, Conn.: A Small Town Where History Lives On Almost any holiday is an excuse for a parade in this Colonial-era river town — even Burning of the Ships Day, commemorating a British attack in 1814....
17:32, 07/17/2019

Per Mertesacker: ‘I want to make an impact on young people’s lives’ Arsenal’s academy manager talks about his parents’ influence, Mesut Özil and what he wants from his playersHow did you find the experience of writing a book?It was a good exercise for me to reflect on 30 years within football and different experience...
16:48, 09/11/2019

'Hundreds of lives saved' by new digital sepsis alerts Hundreds of lives are being saved every year thanks to a new digital alert system which automatically flags possible cases of sepsis in hospitals, the NHS has said....
07:00, 08/18/2019

Sam Barlow’s Telling Lies lets you spy on the lives of 4 liars Sam Barlow's Telling Lies requires you to sift through NSF surveillance data to uncover a bunch of lies in a tangled web with one big truth.Read More...
18:16, 06/23/2019

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

Google will no longer make tablets, but Chrome OS lives on In case you were holding out for a Google or Pixel-branded tablet, I’ve got some bad news: the company is no longer interested in building these devices in-house. Computerworld reported that Google reportedly just killed off its plans to make two tab...
02:48, 06/21/2019

Ebola outbreak claims more than 1,000 lives in eastern Congo The Ebola outbreak raging in eastern Congo has claimed more than 1,000 lives — and violence in the region is impeding official efforts to combat the deadly disease. Treatment centers in the towns of Butembo and Katwa have come under repeated attack f...
12:32, 05/04/2019

Hong Kong protesters apologize for disrupting lives HONG KONG (AP) — A small group of Hong Kong protesters have handed out flyers and bowed to passers-by to apologize for a demonstration that jammed the entrance of a government tax office. Those who apologized Tuesday said they are trying to maintain ...
04:48, 06/25/2019

FX’s Pose Is Not Only Entertaining, But Saving Lives—One Episode at a Time When I was a wee, young, gay whippersnapper, I didn’t have any representation of myself on television. With this lack of being seen, I instead found myself in the various black women that paraded themselves ever so elegantly across my screens. These ...
12:16, 06/11/2019

A Fascinating Look into the Lives and Deaths of the Tierradentro People of Colombia One of the greatest Pre-Columbian civilizations of Colombia were the Tierradentro who flourished for centuries.  ...
12:48, 08/08/2019

Children’s lives in Mediterranean Sea must take priority over politics, says UNICEF The fate of 130 children on board two rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea should not be put at risk by political point-scoring, the UN said on Thursday, amid ongoing uncertainty about whether the vessels will be allowed to dock in Italy....
10:32, 08/15/2019

NHS says sepsis monitoring system has saved hundreds of lives Trials of digital alert technology had ‘major impact’ on deadly form of blood poisoning Trials of new digital alert technology to monitor hospital patients with sepsis have saved hundreds of lives, the NHS has said.Plans to roll out the “action and a...
14:00, 08/18/2019

Study Finds an Easy Way to Save Kids' Lives Between 2011 and 2015, 21,241 young people in America died with bullets in their bodies, according to a new study published today. Some of those deaths were suicides. Some were homicides. Some were accidental shootings. All of the victims were under ...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Reporters Without Borders honors journalists who fear for their lives Three female journalists from Malta, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam have received this year's press freedom prizes awarded by the NGO Reporters Without Borders. Two were not allowed to travel to collect their award....
23:32, 09/12/2019

| Tragedy as accident claims lives of 7 sani2c staff The organisers of the KAP sani2c race have confirmed that seven of their event crew were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was involved in a head-on collision....
12:48, 05/19/2019

Violence escalates in northwest Syria, claiming more lives DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Syrian military official says insurgents in the country’s northwest are preparing for an attack on government-held areas. The comments Sunday to state news agency SANA by the unnamed official came as the rebel-held Idli...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Minecraft at 10: a decade of building things and changing lives As the blocky exploration game and creativity tool reaches its first decade, our games writer – and the father of someone on the autism spectrum – reflects on the impact it has hadHidden away somewhere in my attic is an old Xbox 360 that I’ll never t...
04:00, 05/19/2019

Istanbul’s Rebuke of Erdogan Shows That Democracy Lives In March, Turkish opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu defeated Binali Yildirim, the candidate of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party, by about 13,000 votes to claim victory in the race to become Istanbul’s mayor...
05:16, 06/27/2019

Tucson Sugar Skulls to battle for playoff lives TUCSON – The expansion professional indoor football team the Tucson Sugar Skulls have a chance to make it to the post season.  If the Sugar Skulls can beat Quad City on Saturday at the TCC they’ll advance to the playoffs.  Here’s mo...
03:32, 06/10/2019

Protect your customers’ lives via tech-driven innovation CIO must understand how healthcare companies and new players are innovating to improve human conditions while positioning their firms for future market leadership....
10:16, 06/26/2019

AP Interview: Border official says aid needed to save lives WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of Customs and Border Protection says passing emergency funding is necessary for the health and well-being of migrants crossing the border. John Sanders tells The Associated Press that Congress must act swiftly. The ...
11:00, 06/20/2019

Flood In Mizoram Claims 5 Lives, 1,000 Families Affected At least 1,000 families have been evacuated as raging waters of the Khawthlangtuipui river flooded 32 villages in Lunglei district of Mizoram, while rain-related incidents led to the death of five......
10:16, 07/15/2019

Columbia Gas to pay $143 million to Mass. communities in explosions settlement More than 10,000 homes and businesses in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover suffered losses in the fatal incident last year that included numerous explosions and fires....
15:16, 07/29/2019

Netanyahu renames Golan settlement as ‘Trump Heights’ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled a plaque formally renaming a three-decade-old settlement in the contested Golan Heights as ‘Trump Heights’ on Sunday. “We are going to do two things — establish a new community on t...
12:32, 06/16/2019

MacKenzie Bezos To Be Richer By $38 Billion After Divorce Settlement Even after paying $38 billion in stocks, Jeff Bezos will retain 59.1 million shares of Amazon -- currently worth nearly $112 billion which still makes him the richest man in the world. MacKenzie ......
13:48, 07/02/2019

Cop’s $5M settlement didn’t make cut in NYPD-misconduct database A city database meant to shed light on police-misconduct settlements is missing the largest deal struck in the first three months of the year — even though it involved cops on both sides. Transit Officer Larry Jackson agreed to take $5 million in Jan...
00:16, 09/16/2019

Facebook’s $5 billion settlement blasted as insufficient by FTC’s own chiefs Facebook’s record-breaking $5 billion settlement with Uncle Sam is already being slammed as a slap on the wrist for Mark Zuckerberg — by leaders of the very government agency that orchestrated the deal. The Federal Trade Commission touted the financi...
07:48, 07/27/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85M opioid settlement with Oklahoma A judge approved Monday a revised $85 million settlement between Oklahoma and Teva Pharmaceuticals over the company's role in fueling the state's ongoing opioid crisis....
21:16, 06/24/2019

Mylan reaches $30 million settlement in SEC's EpiPen probe Mylan NV has reached a tentative agreement to pay $30 million to resolve a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission related to its emergency allergy shot EpiPen, which became the center of a firestorm over price increases....
09:48, 07/30/2019

Bayer sees glyphosate settlement only if financially reasonable Bayer on Tuesday said it would consider settling with U.S. plaintiffs suing over the German group's Roundup herbicide only on reasonable terms, and if such a move wraps up all cases....
07:48, 07/30/2019

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automotive fluids and other waste items into regular trash containers in AutoZone stores' parking lots throu...
18:48, 06/19/2019

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday that a Maricopa County Superior Court judg...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Khashoggi's son denies settlement reached over father's murder Salah Khashoggi, the son of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has denied reports that a settlement has been reached between his family and the Saudi government over his father's murder....
16:32, 04/28/2019

State Street to Pay $88 Million Settlement for Overcharging Clients State Street Corp. agreed to pay $88 million to settle the top U.S. securities regulator’s allegations that the custody bank overcharged its investment-firm clients....
15:48, 06/27/2019

JPMorgan pays $5 million in settlement over paternity leave JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay the biggest recorded settlement in a US parental leave discrimination case. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
11:48, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp - WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely include its WhatsApp messaging service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people f...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at it. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Josh Hawley and Ed Markey (pictured) have sent a letter to the FTC ...
12:48, 07/16/2019

Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel cheating Volkswagen said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian customers caught up in its global diesel emissions cheating scandal....
21:48, 09/15/2019

Lebanon's Aoun affirms post-war settlement before funeral Lebanon's president on Friday reaffirmed the reconciliation among Lebanese after the 1975-90 civil war, before the funeral of a cabinet minister's aide killed last week as political tensions flared....
06:48, 07/05/2019

Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 million settlement over LBO Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former officers and directors of Tribune Co have reached a $200 million settlement resolving allegations of fraudulent transactions related to the media company's disastrous 2007 leveraged buyout....
22:32, 06/12/2019

Microsoft Will Pay Out $26 Million in Settlement Over Hungarian Bribery Scheme Microsoft will pay out $26 million in a settlement to resolve charges that its staff bribed government officials in Hungary, the Washington Post reported on Monday, with President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith telling staff in an email the matte...
23:48, 07/22/2019

Neymar team denies seeking settlement meeting Attorneys for Brazilian soccer star Neymar are disputing allegations they had asked for a meeting to discuss a settlement with representatives of a woman who later fied a rape complaint        ...
12:16, 06/05/2019

Bronze Age British settlement burned down a year after being built The burned remains of a late Bronze age settlement in England capture a slice of Bronze Age life, but the settlement had only just been built before its demise...
08:48, 06/12/2019

What does Equifax's $700M settlement over its data breach mean for you? Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
13:16, 07/22/2019

U.S. appeals court upholds Hyundai-Kia gas mileage settlement A U.S. appeals court on Thursday upheld a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy was inflated....
12:00, 06/06/2019

How Equifax's $700 million settlement could end up compensating you for ID theft Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
12:00, 07/22/2019

Qualcomm expects to make $4.5 billion from Apple settlement The costs of Apple's truce with Qualcomm are now much clearer. Qualcomm now estimates that it will pull in revenue between $4.5 billion and $4.7 billion from the settlement in the third quarter of the year, including both the one-time payment f...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, cit...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Facebook Set to Create Privacy Positions as Part of F.T.C. Settlement Facebook is expected to create a privacy committee to protect user data, as well as an external assessor who would be appointed by the company and Federal Trade Commission....
19:48, 05/01/2019

Equifax settlement 2019: How to protect yourself beyond a credit freeze Putting a deep freeze on your three major credit reports is a good way to block fraudsters from opening loans in your name. But it’s incomplete.       ...
08:48, 07/22/2019

Creator of Pepe the Frog Wins $15,000 Settlement From InfoWars Matt Furie, the comic artist who created the character known as Pepe the Frog, has settled a lawsuit against Alex Jones’ conspiracy outlet InfoWars for $15,000, according to the Daily Beast....
06:00, 06/11/2019

Equifax settlement for data breach will only cost it $4 per person The reports of an impending Equifax settlement were true. The company has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, attorneys general and New York's Department of Financial Services over its m...
07:48, 07/22/2019

CBOE To Introduce Mini-SPX Options With PM Settlement On November 5 CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE®) announced today that the Exchange will list a Mini-SPX Index option (options symbol: XSP) contract with a new PM-settlement feature beginning on Tuesday, Nove...
16:16, 05/01/2019

Pepe the Frog creator wins $15,000 settlement against Infowars Victory is latest in a string of legal actions by Matt Furie, who is seeking to halt the co-option of his cartoon by the far rightMatt Furie, the cartoonist behind the character and online meme Pepe the Frog, has won a $15,000 (£12,000) settlement ag...
07:16, 06/13/2019

Johannesburg court approves $353 million silicosis settlement A Johannesburg High Court on Friday approved a 5 billion rand ($353 million) class action settlement between gold mining companies and law firms representing thousands of miners who contracted the fatal lung diseases silicosis and tuberculosis....
10:32, 07/26/2019

Why People Are Getting Money From the Equifax Deal But Not the Facebook Settlement In the span of just a few days, the federal government announced settlements relating to two massive privacy breaches that occurred over the last few years, fining Facebook $5 billion for mishandling consumer data, and Equifax $575 million for action...
15:48, 07/25/2019

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
07:16, 09/13/2019

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses caused by three devastating fires in the state....
17:16, 06/18/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight -Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, cit...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Groundwork Is Laid for Opioids Settlement That Would Touch Every Corner of U.S. Each locality in the country, from small towns to major cities, would receive a payout in a settlement with the companies who made, distributed and sold opioids....
18:16, 06/14/2019

Facebook agrees to pay $5bn in vast privacy settlement, insiders say FTC to claim company misled users about handling of their phone numbers as part of settlementThe Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce on Wednesday that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of allegations it mishandled user privacy...
00:16, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E reaches $11 bln settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
06:48, 09/13/2019

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge. Gov. Kevin Stitt, House...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Google To Pay Billion Dollars For Settlement Over Tax Evasion In France US internet giant Google has agreed a settlement totalling 945 million euros ($1.0 billion) to end a tax dispute in France under an agreement announced in court on Thursday....
21:00, 09/12/2019

Real-Time Gross Settlement Payments Are Now Available For 90 More Minutes Public sector lender State Bank of India, and its private sector peers ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, among several other financial institutions, are members of payments systems RTGS and National......
03:16, 06/04/2019

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit organized a multibillion-dollar fraud to drive up sales of an opioid-addiction treatment....
10:16, 07/11/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' settlement approved Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn of a long-running dispute that divided the state....
13:16, 07/23/2019

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever The agreement, which requires court approval, would end an array of state, federal and consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive information of more than 148 million people....
07:00, 07/22/2019

Israel plans to name settlement on occupied land after Trump Move in Golan Heights follows naming of Jerusalem roundabout in US president’s honour last year Israel plans to name a new settlement after Donald Trump on land it captured from Syria, as a token of gratitude to the US president for recognising its c...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Google will pay $170M in settlement over children's privacy on YouTube Google agreed to a record-setting $170 million settlement with federal and state regulators over allegations YouTube, its subsidiary, illegally gathered children’s personal information....
13:48, 09/04/2019

Feds seek to end retaliation settlement involving Arpaio PHOENIX (AP) – The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to end a settlement in a lawsuit that alleged then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio had a pattern of retaliating against his critics. Lawyers for the Justice Department and Arpaio’s successor, Sh...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Ex-major leaguer, hospital, reach $5.1M legal settlement BOSTON (AP) — Former major-league pitcher Bobby Jenks has agreed to accept a $5.1 million settlement from Massachusetts General Hospital and a doctor he says caused his career-ending spine injury. The Boston Globe reports that Jenks reached an out-of...
07:32, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be held personall...
13:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. judge approves novel framework for opioid settlement talks A federal judge on Wednesday approved the substance of a proposal by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every state and municipality in the country into their settlement talks....
18:48, 09/11/2019

Apple Settlement Makes Qualcomm CEO Richer by $3.5 Million Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf received 40,794 shares of Qualcomm stock, which works out to just under $3,501,757 at Friday's closing price of $85.84....
11:16, 05/11/2019

Chris Soules to Pay $2.5 Million in Fatal Car Crash Settlement Chris Soules is paying the price for his part in a fatal car crash that killed a 66-year-old man. According to a settlement and release agreement obtained by WeAreIowa.com, Chris and his......
06:48, 05/22/2019

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Spr...
15:00, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case, Braskem said on Monday in a filing....
22:16, 05/27/2019

Jamar Clark’s advocates call for $20M death settlement MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Advocates for Jamar Clark, who was fatally shot by police in 2015, are demanding that the city of Minneapolis settles a lawsuit brought by his family for $20 million, the same amount awarded in the 2017 death of Justine Ruszczyk Da...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Massachusetts gas company reaches $80M settlement for explosions, fires A gas company responsible for an explosion that cause dozens of house fires and killed at least one person last year reached an $80 million settlement with the affected communities Tuesday....
17:16, 05/07/2019

Judge OKs Fiat Chrysler $307M emissions settlement A federal judge in California on Friday approved Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' $307.5 million settlement for a class-action lawsuit over illegal emissions-control software....
19:16, 05/03/2019

Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, a spokesman for Senator Jerry Moran said....
14:16, 05/07/2019

Judge Approves Settlement Allowing CVS-Aetna Merger A federal judge on Wednesday approved a Justice Department settlement that allowed CVS Health’s nearly $70 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna, removing a cloud of uncertainty for the merged company....
16:16, 09/04/2019

Purdue Pharma says settlement talks in opioid cases not over OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and lawyers representing local governments both said they're interested in continuing negotiations to settle lawsuits over the toll of the opioid crisis....
08:32, 09/09/2019

Pixel Owners: Submit Your Settlement Claim Now to Receive up to $500 A few months ago, Google agreed to pay $7.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over faulty microphones on the original Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. For you, that means a payout of up to $500, and as of today, you can file your claims for t...
18:32, 08/13/2019

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that political wrangling is delaying a settlemen...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Milwaukee reaches settlement with electric scooter company MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee has reached an agreement with Bird Rides Inc. over the electric scooters the company released on the city’s streets last summer. The California-based company removed its scooters from Milwaukee streets last August in ...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Ben Stiller advocates for Syria crisis relief efforts at committee hearing: ‘Refugees are real people with real stories’ The actor, who is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency, appeared in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday....
20:32, 05/01/2019

Monsoon Claims Over 100 Lives Across India, Kerala Worst-Hit: 10 Points Floods caused by the ongoing monsoon have killed 114 people and displaced thousands across much of the country, with the southern state of Kerala being the worst hit, news agency PTI reported. As the......
12:48, 08/10/2019

Exiled Thai activists fear for their lives in Southeast Asia After years of exile in Laos for lese-majeste violations, the Thai protest band Faiyen arrived in France, seeking asylum and singing songs forbidden at home. The group's escape comes as more activists are disappearing....
04:32, 08/13/2019

| Caster tweets comparison to die-hard Days of Our Lives villain Caster Semenya has taken to Twitter for a second time after losing her appeal against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners....
03:32, 05/02/2019

'We were burying 10 children a year': how toilets are saving lives in Madagascar One village in the country has seen the tragic consequences of poor sanitation. Now it has come together to turn things aroundThe sisters were buried in their favourite clothes: Patricia in a white dress and Mirana in plimsolls, a skirt and a blouse....
05:16, 08/10/2019

Google Maps is getting new features that could potentially save thousands of lives Over the past couple of years, software and technology have become considerably more aware of the user. This extends from using biometrics to unlock your phone, to having your vitals regularly checked by a smartwatch on your wrist, to getting pestere...
05:00, 06/06/2019

South Africa's 'boxing grannies' juke and jab their way to healthier lives The women range in age from the mid-60s to the early 80s. They love to dance and sing. And twice a week, they come to a gym in Cosmo City, on the outskirts of Johannesburg, to box. They are affectionately known as South Africa's "boxing grannies," an...
04:48, 08/09/2019

No-deal Brexit could hit cancer trials that save children’s lives UK researchers fear being blocked from EU-wide testing of treatments for diseases including rare childhood cancersLeading medical researchers have warned that their efforts to find new cancer treatments are likely to suffer major setbacks if the UK l...
14:16, 09/07/2019

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
18:00, 06/04/2019

Smart speakers can monitor for cardiac arrest, may help save lives Researchers at the University of Washington developed a tool for smart speakers such as Amazon's Alexa and Google's Home that can monitor people for cardiac arrest while they're sleeping -- and call for help if needed....
09:16, 06/19/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion law spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic leaders vow to fight the measure and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a near-total ban on abortion is set to rage for months afte...
03:00, 05/16/2019

UN rights chief: Libya fighting endangers thousands of lives The U.N. human rights chief says thousands of lives are at risk in parts of conflict-ridden Libya, decrying an escalation of attacks in residential areas with artillery, rockets and airstrikes....
07:48, 04/30/2019

AI camera worn by gulls captures video highlights of their lives Smart cameras attached to animals record video only during certain activities, allowing the extremely light devices to work for longer and only capture the important bits...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Killer storm claims two more lives in the Bahamas Two more people are confirmed dead in the Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian continued to lash the Caribbean nation Tuesday evening — and officials expect that number to increase in the days ahead, the prime minister said. Speaking to reporters Tuesday nigh...
21:48, 09/03/2019

‘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

'The best days of our lives' - why Lioness Leah Williamson won't get pre-match nerves "England\u0027s Leah Williamson is about to make her World Cup debut. She will be part of Phil Neville\u0027s squad to face Scotland in their first match in Group D on Sunday - but don\u0027t go thinking that she might get nervous."...
14:32, 06/08/2019

The secret lives of extreme larks: what do people who rise at 4am do with their mornings? Getting up before dawn is more common than you might think, and can be great for exercise, self-improvement and wildlife watchingA new study suggests that extreme early risers – people who are willingly up by 5.30am – may not just be restricted to a ...
08:32, 08/14/2019

Nonprofit changing lives with service dogs for veterans and first responders The Patriotic Service Dog Foundation provides dogs free of charge to help first responders and veterans suffering from PTSD — changing lives for those who serve. At least a third of the dogs are rescues, trained to help their owners in large crowds o...
14:32, 08/18/2019

Veteran amputee helping ex-forces inmates rebuild their lives A combat medic who lost both legs in a Taliban bomb blast has been deployed by a London charity to inspire ex-forces prisoners with the story of how he rebuilt his life after being wounded....
05:32, 08/28/2019

Man falls 800 feet into Crater Lake caldera, lives to talk about it An Oregon man was rescued after falling 800 feet into a caldera Monday afternoon and surviving, officials said. The Coast Guard’s North Bend Sector received a call at 3:47 p.m. from the National Park Service that a man fell into the Crater Lake calde...
23:32, 06/11/2019

Joe Scarborough: Sanders, Conway will have trouble getting jobs in DC for rest of their lives MSNBC hosts predicted on Friday that White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and adviser Kellyanne Conway would have a toxic reputation that would follow them for the rest of their lives after leaving the administration....
11:16, 06/14/2019

Children run for their lives as gunman opens fire at basketball court Police on Thursday released heart-stopping video of a gunman opening fire on a crowded Bronx basketball court, sending terrified kids and adults running for their lives. A 16-year-old boy was shot in the foot and a 47-year-old man was hit in the arm ...
07:00, 05/16/2019

March for Our Lives unveils sweeping gun reform agenda: 'The time is now' Student activists call for 30% reduction in civilian firearms and mandatory buyback programMarch for Our Lives, the organization created by survivors of the February 2018 mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Flori...
09:32, 08/22/2019

Reports Of CIA Mole In Kremlin Put Lives At Risk: Mike Pompeo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday angrily denounced news reports detailing the secret exfiltration of a CIA mole who had operated at the top levels of the Kremlin, saying such reports could......
19:32, 09/10/2019