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Swiss women go on strike over inequality

Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the strike violates political neutrality laws....

Swiss women go on strike over inequality

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Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Planned events include giant picnics and pram marches, culminating in demonstrationsWomen across Switzerland are walking off the job and into the streets to demand wage parity, nearly three decades after staging the country’s first nationwide strike ...
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Pay, time, respect: nearly three decades on, Swiss women strike again Women from across Swiss society plan to take to the streets this Friday for a nationwide strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on defending the rights of women and families....
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Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the first such walkout 28 years ago....
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Swiss women stage mass strike demanding overdue equality Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the last such walkout 28 years ago....
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Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassment and violence. It’s the first such protest in the Alpine country in 28 years. Turnout was u...
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14:48, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
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Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to be registered with authorities, with house arrest a last resort in some cases....
20:32, 05/22/2019

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| Caster free to run as Swiss Supreme Court suspends IAAF ruling The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has ordered the IAAF to immediately suspend the implementation of the eligibility regulations against Caster Semenya....
09:16, 06/03/2019

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court Athletics South Africa has also vowed to appeal a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires Semenya to artificially reduce her testosterone levels to compete alongside other women....
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06:48, 05/17/2019

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10:32, 05/19/2019

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event, the 800 meters....
15:00, 05/29/2019

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17:32, 06/05/2019

Caster Semenya free to run 800m without medication for now as Swiss court floors IAAF • Swiss court tells IAAF to suspend testosterone regulations• Olympic champion can compete without medication to 25 JuneCaster Semenya is once again free to run the 800m without having to take medication – at least for the time being – after the Swis...
12:32, 06/03/2019

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02:16, 05/15/2019

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in female runners....
13:00, 05/29/2019

Amid U.S. fears over Huawei, Pompeo warns Swiss about close ties to China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Switzerland about its close business ties with China, telling a newspaper the neutral European country was exposing itself to privacy breaches if it let Chinese companies help build its infrastructure....
05:00, 06/04/2019

Swiss group files criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over Mozambique loans A Swiss anti-corruption lobby group has filed a criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over alleged fraud in the arrangement of $2 billion of loans to Mozambique, the group said on Monday....
08:00, 04/29/2019

Caster Semenya: IAAF wants 'swift reversal' of Swiss court's suspension of testosterone rules The IAAF says it will seek a "swift reversal" of the decision that allows Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking medication....
23:00, 06/05/2019

Caster Semenya: Olympic champion temporarily cleared to compete without medication by Swiss court Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in her preferred 800m event without taking medication to lower her testosterone levels as she awaits the result of an appeal against an IAAF ruling....
18:48, 06/03/2019

Caster Semenya: IAAF vows to fight on after Swiss court hands Olympic champion reprieve The IAAF has pledged to take the fight to Caster Semenya after a Swiss court gave the two-times Olympic champion a temporary reprieve to continue competing without hormone-suppressing drugs....
11:00, 06/04/2019

Swiss Soccer Match Called Off After Angry Fans Demand Players Give Up Their Shirts And Socks Grasshopper Club Zurich are historically the biggest club in Switzerland. But for the first time in 68 years, Grasshoppers were relegated to the second division with this weekend’s loss to Luzern. This didn’t sit well with fans, who communicated thei...
13:32, 05/13/2019

Roger Federer wins Swiss scrap to book French Open semi-final against Rafa Nadal • Federer overcomes Stan Wawrinka in four sets• Rafael Nadal defeats Kei Nishikori in straight setsRoger Federer finally got himself into a dogfight at this French Open after a relatively quiet run to the quarter-finals, where he survived an all-Swis...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Brazil Women 3-0 Jamaica Women Veteran Brazil striker Cristiane scores the first hat-trick of the 2019 Women's World Cup as Jamaica's debut at the tournament ends in defeat in Grenoble....
13:00, 06/09/2019

Swiss league opposes elite clubs’ Champions League plan BERN, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss soccer league says its teams oppose a European Club Association-driven plan to reform the Champions League in 2024. The league says the plan, including 24 wealthy teams retaining their group places year after year, ...
10:32, 05/28/2019

These Are the U.S. Counties Where Measles Could Strike Next Like every single live-action Disney movie out this year, measles is making the comeback no one asked for. Already, there have been more than 700 cases of the viral and vaccine-preventable disease reported in the U.S. this year—a record high since it...
16:32, 05/09/2019

SAS says 6-day pilot strike cost it $68 million COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines says that a six-day pilot strike that led to the cancellation of 4,000 flights and affected more than 370,000 passengers cost 650 million kronor ($68 million). SAS says that the walkout, which ended Ma...
02:00, 05/28/2019

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's streets in protest against the country's military rule....
00:48, 06/10/2019

Scandinavia's SAS looking at ways to end pilot strike The CEO of Scandinavian airline SAS has told negotiators to thrash out what concessions the company could make to end a pilots strike that has disrupted travel plans for hundreds of thousands of passengers....
08:00, 04/29/2019

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's economic and social policies, leadership says....
07:32, 05/15/2019

MLB roundup: Red Sox strike out 24, still lose to Rockies Mark Reynolds hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the top of the 11th inning as the Colorado Rockies overcame a near-historic number of strikeouts to beat the host Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Tuesday....
01:48, 05/15/2019

Uber drivers strike over pay and conditions Protests take place in UK, US, Brazil and Australia as ride-hailing app prepares for stock market debutUber drivers have gone on strike in the UK, US and other countries including Brazil and Australia to demand better pay and conditions ahead of the ...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Alitalia cancels more than 300 flights due to strike MILAN (AP) — Italy’s struggling airline Alitalia has canceled over 300 flights because of a 24-hour strike called to protest deteriorating conditions in the sector, including the government’s failure to relaunch the carrier. Alitalia says...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike for better pay Uber and Lyft drivers went on a nationwide strike and urged riders to boycott the services Wednesday in an effort to urge the companies to increase wages....
17:16, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers strike as IPO looms Just a day before its planned IPO, some Uber drivers in the U.S. and Britain planned to strike May 8 in protest at what they say is poor pay and conditions....
10:32, 05/08/2019

SAS grounds more flights as pilot strike continues Scandinavian airline SAS canceled hundreds of flights scheduled for Sunday as a pilot strike entered its second day, disrupting the travel plans of tens of thousands of passengers....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more ...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in U.K. and U.S. Uber drivers in London and New York started a day of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
09:32, 05/08/2019

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overvie...
21:32, 06/11/2019

Rideshare passengers in Atlanta react to strike Drivers for Uber and Lyft went on strike in several cities across the country, turning off their apps for hours, to demand better wages. (May 8)        ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

11,000 People Who Prepare Your Airline Food Are Considering a Strike A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win better pay....
13:48, 06/04/2019

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike, heeding a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, MPs said on Sunday, 200 days after the protest was launched....
07:16, 05/26/2019

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gareth Bale’s massive wages. The 2018-19 season was not a good one for Real Madrid, who saw their streak...
08:16, 06/13/2019

Barges strike dam on Arkansas River in Oklahoma Two barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River have struck a dam in Oklahoma, and at least one sank into the river. Near Crescent, erosion left several homes hanging over the Cimarron River. One unoccupied home rolled into the river. (May ...
16:32, 05/23/2019

Strike review – Mungo the mole goes for goal A mole’s life is sportingly transformed by goggles that give him 20/20 vision in this modestly entertaining animationHere’s a modestly entertaining stop-motion family film with a fuzzily retro homemade aesthetic and a warming gentle Englishness: dece...
02:48, 05/09/2019

SAS cancels more Scandinavian flights as pilots strike for fifth day Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 500 flights scheduled for Wednesday, which will ground some 47,000 passengers, as a strike by pilots entered a fifth day with no sign of talks between management and unions....
05:00, 04/30/2019

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
06:00, 06/02/2019

Florida Man Arrested In Helicopter Laser Strike A Florida man was arrested Wednesday for shining a laser light at a sheriff’s helicopter. Just after 9:30 p.m., the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office helicopter flew over the Palms at Riviera Dunes Apartment building when a laser was aimed ...
16:32, 05/17/2019

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesda...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
08:00, 06/10/2019

Strike-hit airline SAS cancels 504 flights on Wednesday SAS said it was cancelling 504 flights scheduled for Wednesday, affecting about 47,000 passengers, as much of its fleet remained grounded for a fifth day on Tuesday due to a pilot strike at the Scandinavian airline....
05:00, 04/30/2019

Uber drivers in UK cities strike over pay and conditions Drivers to take part in global protest on eve of ride-hailing app’s flotation on stock marketHundreds of Uber drivers in Britain are to go on strike as part of an international protest against pay and conditions on the eve of the ride-hailing app’s s...
16:32, 05/07/2019

Insigne's late strike gives second-placed Napoli win over Cagliari "May 5 (Reuters) - Lorenzo Insigne\u0027s 98th-minute penalty helped Napoli secure second place in Serie A with a 2-1 home win over Cagliari on Sunday."...
18:16, 05/05/2019

Why Uber Drivers Will Strike Around the World on Wednesday We’re just days out from Uber making its multibillion-dollar move to the New York Stock Exchange and thousands of drivers from around the world are preparing to launch a series of strikes protests on Wednesday in an effort to fight for better pay and...
13:16, 05/07/2019

Uber drivers eye IPO riches, call for strike in U.S. and UK Some Uber Technologies Inc drivers in the United States and Britain said they will strike on Wednesday, protesting what they call low pay a day before the ride-services company launches its initial public offering, valuing it at as much as $90 billio...
21:48, 05/07/2019

New Zealand Teachers Have Gone on a ‘Mega-Strike’ for Higher Pay More than 50,000 teachers across New Zealand took to the streets on strike Wednesday to demand pay rises and better working conditions following fruitless negotiations with the government, the Guardian reports. The “mega-strike” is the la...
23:32, 05/28/2019

Obamas Strike Podcasting Deal With Spotify Spotify struck a deal for Higher Ground, the entertainment-production company started by Barack and Michelle Obama, to develop and produce podcasts that will be available only on the streaming service....
22:00, 06/06/2019

SJCAM launches SJ9 Strike and SJ9 Max action cameras SJCAM has announced a fresh SJ9 series of action cameras, with its two debut models being the first of their kind to offer wireless charging.The SJ9 Strike is the more senior of the pair, and it arrives with an Amabarella H22S85 chipset and the Sony ...
11:16, 05/22/2019

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned retirement changes....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Rockies Strike Out 24 Times, Still Manage To Beat Red Sox Tuesday night the Colorado Rockies became the third team since 1908 to strike out at least 24 times in a major league game and also win. They did it by beating the Boston Red Sox in extra innings, 5–4, on a game-winning RBI single from Mark Reynolds,...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike for better transparency about how much they’re paid Ride-hailing drivers began striking and demonstrating in multiple cities, starting on the East Coast. Despite some drivers in New York City logging off between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., few riders appeared to be complaining on social media about any problem...
14:32, 05/08/2019

Greek far-left extremist in hospital after hunger strike Officials say a far-left Greek extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of assassinations is in the hospital following a five-day hunger strike over prison authorities' refusal to grant him temporary leave....
07:00, 05/07/2019

"Another Strike On Pak...": Amit Shah Praises Team India After Big Win The Indian cricket team's comfortable 89-run victory over Pakistan yesterday at the ongoing cricket World Cup in England earned them lavish praise from Home Minister Amit Shah and other top leaders....
22:32, 06/16/2019

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
03:16, 06/09/2019

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey ISTANBUL (AP) — A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group. In a statement Sunday on the 200th day of the hung...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow up" drug traffickers in a local slum....
18:48, 06/15/2019

Sudan talks resume as protest strike suspended Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has also decided to suspend its campaign of civil disobedience....
23:00, 06/11/2019

Uber’s Twisted Logic Means This Isn't a Strike. It's a Boycott Today, many Uber and Lyft drivers in major cities across the country are striking to protest their pay and working conditions, in large part because they’re classified as independent contractors instead of employees. But Uber doesn’t think of its dri...
09:32, 05/08/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers on two-hour strike Wednesday Uber and Lyft drivers in New York will participate in a two-hour strike on Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide protest of Uber's treatment of mobile app drivers.        ...
06:48, 05/08/2019

Four Killed In Separate Incidents Of Lightning Strike In Chhattisgarh Four people, including two brothers, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike during rain and thunderstorm in northern part of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday....
03:32, 06/16/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike during rush-hour Uber and Lyft drivers participated in a two-hour strike on Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide protest of Uber's treatment of drivers.        ...
11:32, 05/08/2019

All-India Doctors' Strike Tomorrow: Your 10-Point Guide Parts of the country are bracing for a strike by doctors tomorrow - to be held in solidarity with the doctors in Bengal, who after six days of protest, today said they were ready for talks with the......
09:48, 06/16/2019

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

Iran-Allied Rebels Strike Saudi Airport A missile fired Wednesday by Iran-allied militias in Yemen injured 26 civilians in Saudi Arabia, according to a U.S.-backed military coalition fighting the insurgents, an attack that comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
08:16, 06/12/2019

U.S. Ride Share Drivers Will Strike On May 8th Ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers in major U.S. cities have united to strike during peak hours on Wednesday May 8th for two hours from 7AM to 9AM local time, according to a report from Autoblog. Cities which may see rush hour even more rush-y include New York, S...
15:32, 05/04/2019

Late Origi strike keeps Liverpool title bid alive "Divock Origi emerged from the bench to breathe life into Liverpool’s title bid as his header secured a 3-2 win over Newcastle at St James\u0027 Park."...
13:48, 05/04/2019

Air strike kill eight police in southern Afghanistan, says official An air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Some shops reopen in Sudan’s cities despite strike call Shops and businesses have reopened and some traffic returned to the streets of Sudan’s capital of Khartoum and another major city despite calls by pro-democracy protesters to continue a general strike and other civil disobedience...
13:00, 06/10/2019

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past 24 hours....
15:48, 06/02/2019

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council...
03:00, 06/09/2019

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions Security forces in Nepal are on high alert amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital...
21:48, 05/26/2019

Abdullah Öcalan supporters end hunger strike after request Thousands of inmates in Turkish prisons and politicians have ended their hunger strike, after a call from jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Öcalan. They had been protesting his jail conditions....
19:48, 05/26/2019

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it will push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday after talks with the ruling military council collapsed....
15:32, 05/27/2019

72,000 Passengers Stranded After Scandinavian Airlines Pilot Strike (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Pilots for Scandinavian Airlines on Friday launched an open-ended strike following the collapse of pay negotiations, forcing the company to cancel virtually all its flights — 673 of them, affecting 72,000 passenger...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Stop & Shop workers reach new deal after strike BOSTON (AP) — Unionized supermarket workers in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have ratified a new contract that came out of an 11-day strike at New England’s biggest grocery chain. The last of five United Food & Commercial Workers ...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Doctors' Strike Conspiracy Of The Left, BJP, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah of encouraging his party workers to create communal tension in the state....
13:32, 06/13/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike 'to the end' A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue "until the end" with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike ‘to the end’ ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue “until the end” with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison. A lawyer representing Dimit...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Space agencies are simulating a catastrophic asteroid strike On April 13 2029, an asteroid is due to cruise harmlessly past Earth, about 19,000 miles away from the planet's surface – but what if it was closer, and in danger of smashing into us? That's the question space agencies around the wor...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its campaign of civil disobedience and strikes....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Louvre reopens after staff go on strike amid overcrowding PARIS — The Louvre museum in Paris reopened to the public Wednesday after being shut down for a day when workers complained about overcrowding and walked out Monday. Union representatives met Wednesday to discuss plans from the museum’s management on...
08:32, 05/29/2019

As Preakness approaches, strike at Pimlico possibly averted BALTIMORE (AP) — A strike by workers at Pimlico Race Course may have been averted just before the running of this year’s Preakness Stakes. The Baltimore Sun reports the Maryland Jockey Club and its employees at Pimlico Race Course and other tra...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Argentina: Thousands launch anti-austerity strike President Mauricio Macri agreed to cut government spending last year in exchange for a loan from the International Monetary Fund. His popularity has plummeted ahead of a presidential election in October....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Bird strike may have triggered software issue in second 737 Max crash Investigators might know what triggered the software panic aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max before its fatal crash, and it could be something Boeing considered months earlier. Unnamed officials talking to the Wall Street Journal claim that US av...
08:00, 05/21/2019

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as talks remain deadlocked....
04:16, 05/28/2019

Soccer: Nicholson strike gives Jamaica win over United States A goal from Shamar Nicholson early in the second half gave Jamaica a 1-0 win over the United States in a warm-up match for the Gold Cup on Wednesday....
01:00, 06/06/2019

Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0 Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Milwaukee Brewers, who were missing Christian Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds' 3-0 victory        ...
20:16, 05/21/2019

UK Drivers to Stage Massive Strike Coinciding With Uber's IPO Rideshare drivers across the Atlantic have plans to sign off the Uber app and spend their time protesting in four major metro areas. The message, coordinated around Uber’s plans to go public, is a clear rebuke of the company’s IPO plan, which will ma...
10:16, 05/03/2019

Row Over PM Modi's "Cloud Can Help Us Escape Radar" Comment On Air Strike Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment in an interview that he suggested that clouds and rain can prevent Pakistani radars from detecting Indian fighter jets during the Balakot air strike has stirred......
01:32, 05/12/2019

Airline SAS cancels 1,200 more flights as pilot strike drags on Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 1,200 flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pilot strike that has disrupted the travel plans of hundreds of thousands of passengers entered its third day on Sunday....
10:16, 04/28/2019

SAS, pilots reach 3-year deal ending strike COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines and its pilots have reached a three-year collective bargaining agreement that put an end to a six-day strike that grounded more than 4,000 flights and affected hundreds of thousands of passengers. CEO ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Yemeni rebels use drones to strike oil pipeline, Saudis say The attack targeted the oil facilities of state-owned oil giant Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said. It came two days after four oil tankers, including two Saudi-owned ones, were damaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in what Emira...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Public transport strike: Delays at Amsterdam’s airport BRUSSELS (AP) — Amsterdam’s busy Schiphol Airport is warning passengers about likely delays due to a nationwide public transport strike. Most Dutch buses, trains, trams and ferries lay idle Tuesday as unions held a one-day strike as part of a c...
02:48, 05/28/2019

Sudanese threaten general strike in standoff with military The organizers of Sudan's protests have threatened a general strike and civil disobedience as tensions escalate with the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
02:32, 05/01/2019

IAF Removes Restrictions On Air Routes Imposed After Balakot Strike All temporary restrictions imposed on air routes over India's airspace after the Balakot air strike have been lifted, the Air Force said on Friday. The move comes immediately after Prime Minister......
20:48, 05/31/2019

'I feel empowered and scared': pupils speak before climate strike We asked children around the world to tell us why they will be taking part in Friday’s climate strikes. Here’s what they saidI’m taking part on Friday because adults, and especially politicians, have not done enough to save our future. We have to get...
06:32, 05/23/2019

Greek far-left killer in intensive care after hunger strike Greek authorities say a far-left extremist convicted of 11 murders has been placed in intensive care after a 15-day hunger strike that has triggered violent protests by political sympathizers...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Argentina's biggest union calls for anti-government strike Argentina's biggest labor union on Tuesday called for a 24-hour national strike to protest the government's austerity policies, heaping pressure on President Mauricio Macri as he battles against a biting recession and jittery markets....
16:16, 05/14/2019

Boeing dismissed chance of 'bird strike' that may have caused second 737 Max crash US investigators believe bird collision may have triggered crashEthiopian Airlines crash occurred months after Lion Air disasterBoeing officials, shortly after the first fatal crash of its 737 Max jet, played down the likelihood that a bird strike co...
11:16, 05/21/2019

Sudan’s leading opposition party rejects strike call KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan. The opposition...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Lebanon’s Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days BEIRUT (AP) — Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut. The strike began last Friday and raised concerns it could paralyze the country...
03:16, 05/07/2019

Jaguar Land Rover hesitant to strike up electric car partnerships News 15 May, 2019 JLR boss suggests that going it alone over EVs is the firm’s preferred option, while other industry players seek partnerships...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Strike paralyzes Haiti, protesters demand president's ouster Opposition leaders in Haiti have launched a two-day strike that has paralyzed the country's capital as protesters demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise amid corruption allegations....
20:16, 06/10/2019

Lebanon's Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Strike Tripura, Over 700 People Homeless Over 700 people were rendered homeless and forced to take shelter in relief camps across Tripura due to heavy rain and thunderstorms since Friday, an official said....
21:32, 05/25/2019

| Late Ndoro strike sees Highlands sink Celtic An 86th minute goal by striker Tendai Ndoro secured a hard-fought 1-0 win for Highlands Park over Bloemfontein Celtic in the Premiership on Saturday....
13:16, 05/04/2019

Uber strike London: Why are drivers striking? How long will the boycott last? Hundreds of Uber drivers are expected to stage protests in cities across the UK tomorrow ahead of the rideshare firm's bumper stock market flotation this week....
13:32, 05/07/2019

Facebook unveils a 'one-strike' policy for live streaming violations Facebook has unveiled a one-strike policy for live streaming violations in the wake of an extreme right terrorist attack in New Zealand, the company announced. It said users who violate community standards just a single time on Facebook Live could be...
06:16, 05/15/2019

Motorcylist killed by lightning strike while riding on major interstate VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A motorcyclist who died Sunday in Florida after being struck by lightning is the 12th person killed in a motorcycle-related lightning death in the United States since 2006. The 45-year-old man from Charlotte, North Caroli...
19:48, 06/10/2019

US Hikes Tariffs On Chinese Goods, China Says Will Strike Back US President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and Beijing said it would strike back, ratcheting up tensions as the two sides......
03:16, 05/10/2019

U.S. air strike kills 13 Islamic State fighters in Somalia: U.S. military A U.S. air strike killed 13 Islamic State fighters in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, days after another strike killed three....
02:16, 05/10/2019

US Stealth Fighter Suffers Millions In Damage From Bird Strike A US F-35 stealth bomber suffered millions of dollars in damage after colliding with a bird during take-off from an air base in Japan, the US Marine Corp said in a statement Wednesday....
01:32, 05/16/2019

Rocket strike on Syria refugee camp kills 10 civilians: U.N. At least 10 civilians were killed and 30 wounded in Syria by a rocket strike on the Neirab camp for Palestinian refugees close to the city of Aleppo on Tuesday night, the United Nations said in a statement on Thursday....
09:32, 05/16/2019

Last-gasp Moura strike seals unbelievable comeback for Spurs "Champions League semi-final second leg, Johann Cruijff Arena – Ajax 2 (De Ligt 5’, Ziyech 35’) Tottenham Hotspur 3 (Moura 55’, 59’, 90+6’) 3-3 on aggregate, Spurs progress on away goals"...
14:32, 05/08/2019

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of pressure on military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest climate strike is live, with hundreds of thousands of students already having walked out of school in ...
15:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. hikes tariffs on Chinese goods, China says to strike back U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and Beijing said it would strike back, ratcheting up tensions as the two sides pursue last-ditch talks to try salvaging a trade ...
21:48, 05/09/2019

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

Pro-Iran Militias Denounce Rocket Strike Near U.S. Embassy in Iraq Hard-line pro-Iran militias in Iraq denounced the late-night rocket strike near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, seeking to distance themselves from an attack that threatens to inflame tensions amid efforts to de-escalate a crisis between Washington and ...
10:00, 05/20/2019

US actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike over Georgia abortion law The US actress has called for women to not have sex until the state of Georgia rescinds its new abortion law. Some film and television companies working in Georgia said they would no longer work in the state....
07:48, 05/12/2019

Roldan’s early strike lifts Sounders past Dynamo 1-0 SEATTLE (AP) — Crisitan Roldan scored from outside the penalty area for the second straight week, lifting the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night in a meeting between two of the top teams in the Western Confere...
22:16, 05/11/2019

Giraffes killed by lightning strike at Florida safari park PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (WPTV) — Lion County Safari confirms two giraffes were killed by a lightning strike during a storm about six weeks ago. Park officials said on Tuesday tests show 1-year-old Jioni and 10-year-old Lily, a male and female giraffe...
11:16, 06/11/2019

Could a low-yield, sub-launch nuclear missile stop a Russian first strike? Could a low-yield Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile help stop a Russian-launched first nuclear strike by ensuring a proportional response and holding enemy targets at risk of a precise, tailored nuclear attack? Conversely, could a newly emerging l...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike, ignites social media Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melrose Place̶...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Houthis Strike Airport in Saudi Arabia, Injuring Travelers The Houthis, fighting a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war, fired a projectile that they called a cruise missile. The Saudis said 26 people were hurt....
06:00, 06/12/2019

Rush-hour Uber and Lyft driver strike was a flop in NYC Ride-hailing strike? What ride-hailing strike? A driver strike that was planned for the Wednesday morning rush hour against ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft appeared to be a flop in New York City, as cars appeared plentiful and surge pricing ...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Sudanese protesters call for strike amid divisions with army Sudan's protest leaders have set a date for next week's two-day general strike in a bid to press the ruling military council to transfer power to a civilian-led authority....
05:32, 05/25/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discrimination against the LGBT community dies in Texas,” said State Rep. Julie Johnson, an openly gay Dem...
09:32, 05/11/2019

National Strike Paralyzes Argentina Amid Economic Woes Argentine unions held a national strike Wednesday, forcing banks to shut their doors, airlines to ground flights and a soccer final to be postponed amid growing anger over President Mauricio Macri’s economic management....
14:48, 05/29/2019

Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civilian-led authority. Wajdi Saleh, a negotiator for the protesters, says they resorted to holding the s...
02:00, 05/28/2019

Moussa Sissoko says Tottenham must stay calm and strike first against Ajax • Midfielder describes it as Spurs ‘biggest week’ of season• Win next Sunday over Everton would seal top-four placeMoussa Sissoko has billed the next seven days as the biggest week of Tottenham Hotspur’s season, as they seek to reach the Champions Le...
15:48, 05/05/2019

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Unions to strike at Chile's Chuquicamata after labor deal falls through Unionized workers at Codelco's Chuquicamata copper mine, one of the world´s largest, said late on Wednesday they would walk off the job beginning Friday after failing to reach a labor deal with Codelco, the world's top copper producer....
04:16, 06/13/2019

Mamata Banerjee Versus BJP Plays Out In Bengal Doctors Strike The furore over junior doctors' strike in Bengal following violence at a government hospital has taken a political turn, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleging that it is the result of a......
05:16, 06/13/2019

Thousands of doctors go on strike in India to demand safety after attack Thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Friday to demand better security at hospitals days after junior doctors in the city of Kolkata were attacked, leaving services in many government-run health facilities paralyzed....
05:16, 06/14/2019

Norway negotiators work overtime in bid to avert oil industry strike Norwegian oil workers and their employers have extended their pay talks past a midnight deadline in a bid to avert a strike that would reduce the country's oil and gas output, negotiators said on Tuesday....
17:48, 06/03/2019

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being cut off "at the knees."...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Argentina strike shuts down key grain ports, grounds flights A nationwide strike in Argentina protesting austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri brought the country's airports to a standstill and halted work at key grains ports on Wednesday, the latest sign of tension in the recession-hit nation....
09:00, 05/29/2019

Flagship Argentine airline cancels Tuesday flights due to strike Argentina's government-controlled carrier Aerolineas Argentinas said on Sunday it canceled all flights scheduled for Tuesday due to a nationwide strike by labor unions opposed to the austerity program of President Mauricio Macri....
11:48, 04/28/2019

| Half a century and counting? Strike duo hold key to Arsenal hopes Arsenal are aiming to win a first European trophy in in 25 years and their hopes appear to rest at the feet of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette....
00:16, 05/28/2019

Federal judges strike down Ohio's gerrymandered congressional maps A three-judge federal panel ruled on Friday that Ohio's congressional district map is unconstitutional and called for a new map by the 2020 election....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Brazilians stage general strike to protest pension overhaul Thousands of people filled the streets of Brazil's main cities Friday, and schools, banks and some public transportation shut down, as Brazilians angry over a pension reform and budget cuts held the first general strike of far-right President Jair Bo...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring another. The Monday report was carried on the Syrian state TV al-Ikhbariya and said one military vehicle wa...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Lyft, Uber drivers planning worldwide strike next week New York drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing apps will be joining colleagues from across the globe by briefly going on strike Wednesday to demand better job security, and higher wages....
15:32, 05/03/2019

Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
15:16, 05/03/2019

SAS cancels more flights as parties in pilot strike meet for talks Scandinavian airlines SAS said it would cancel more flights on Thursday as parties involved in a pilot strike held talks on Wednesday to try to resolve a six-day dispute that has left hundreds of thousands of passengers stranded....
07:16, 05/01/2019

Woman Stuck In Pak After Balakot Strike Reunites With Husband In India Left stranded in Pakistan for three months following the Balakot air strike, a Pakistan-origin woman along with her two children has finally reunited with her husband in India. Married to......
09:32, 06/08/2019

Long Island man survives lightning strike, being thrown 20 feet in air A Long Island man is lucky to be alive after he was struck by a lightning bolt outside his Northport home — sending him flying around 20 feet through the air, according to police....
14:48, 06/03/2019

Leander Dendoncker strike keeps Wolves in hunt for European place Leander Dendoncker’s late strike kept Wolves’ European dreams alive after a 1-0 win over Fulham.Watched by WWE wrestler Sin Cara, a friend of striker Raúl Jiménez, Dendoncker landed the knockout blow against the doomed Cottagers. Diogo Jota had earli...
10:48, 05/04/2019

Churches strike deal to restore Jerusalem holy site The three churches in charge of Jerusalem's holiest Christian site say they have reached an agreement to begin a multi-million dollar renovation of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher....
10:48, 05/27/2019

Israel kills Hamas commander in first targeted strike in years Israel killed a Hamas commander in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in what the military described as a targeted strike and Palestinians said was the first such action since the 2014 war in the Palestinian enclave....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Strike hits production at world's biggest Nutella factory Workers blockade French site, halting three production lines as ingredients run lowA factory in northern France that makes 25% of the world’s Nutella has been blockaded for a week by workers demanding more pay, causing key ingredients to run low.The ...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike, military says communication not suspended Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held a general strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Trump urges Theresa May to ‘stick around’ to strike trade deal with US LONDON — Moving from pageantry to policy during his state visit to Britain, President Trump on Tuesday urged embattled Prime Minister Theresa May to “stick around” to complete a US-UK trade deal, adding to this recent chapter of uncertain...
04:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. deploying carrier strike group to send ‘message’ to Iran The United States is sending a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a “clear and unmistakable message” to Iran, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser announced Sunday night. While John...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Airline SAS strike hits more flights as talks resume with pilots Pilots with the Scandinavian airline have said cost-cutting measures have led to terrible working conditions and unpredictable schedules. The strike has affected more than 380,000 passengers....
11:16, 05/02/2019

How 'laid back' Sri Lanka became a soft target for Islamist strike A week ago, Sri Lankan tourist guide Ricky Costa was preparing for a typically easy Sunday ferrying backpackers between Colombo's tea shops and beach bars in his canary-yellow rickshaw. Then the blasts began....
09:48, 04/28/2019

New Zealand teachers strike ahead of 'hacked' budget release The large-scale labor action came a day before the government releases a new "well-being" budget, which it says was hacked. The opposition leaked parts of the new national accounting system....
01:32, 05/29/2019

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan....
12:32, 05/26/2019

Stennis joins Lincoln as second carrier strike group in Mediterranean The U.S. Navy now has two strike groups operating in the Mediterranean Sea as the John C. Stennis carrier joined the Abraham Lincoln group on Monday....
09:48, 04/28/2019

SAS strike ends as pilot unions reach deal with management The workers' action lasted a week and forced the cancellation of more than 4,000 flights. Pilots will now get a pay rise and more regular work schedules....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Congress, BJP Leaders On Hunger Strike Over Death Of Driver In Rajasthan A hunger strike by a Congress and a BJP lawmaker protesting the death of a tractor driver under mysterious circumstances in Rajasthan's Tonk district entered third day today....
07:16, 06/03/2019

Lebanon stock trading suspended over central bank strike BEIRUT (AP) — The Beirut Stock Exchange says it is suspending trading due to the open strike declared by the employees of Lebanon’s central bank. Hundreds of Lebanese public employees are on strike amid concerns that their salaries and benefits...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Algerian human rights militant dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has died. The lawyer for Kamel Eddine Fekhar, a doctor in Ghardaia, which is where much of Algeria̵...
10:32, 05/28/2019

SAS CEO says deal reached with unions to end week-long pilot strike SAS AB's top executive said late on Thursday that the Scandinavian airline and its pilot unions in Sweden, Denmark and Norway had reached a deal to end a strike that has affected hundreds of thousands of travellers over the past week....
16:32, 05/02/2019

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

Indian doctors to widen strike demanding improved safety after attack A leading Indian doctors' association called for a nationwide strike on Monday, stepping up protests by medical staff demanding better security at hospitals after an attack on doctors in Kolkata....
08:16, 06/14/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest Georgia's oppressive new abortion law American politics took a nasty (if painfully not unprecedented) lurch toward Gilead this week, when Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed a bill into law that would, starting in 2020, ban abortions in the state if a fetal heartbeat was detected—i.e., at...
13:48, 05/11/2019

| Sweden strike late to beat Chile after World Cup rain delay Sweden scored two late goals to beat Chile 2-0 on Tuesday after a long hold-up in their women's World Cup match in Rennes because of a violent storm....
12:00, 06/11/2019

PG&E unable to strike deal over renewable power contracts: court documents PG&E Corp was unable to reach a deal with NextEra Energy Inc and other companies with which it has billions of dollars in power contracts in a jurisdictional dispute over the bankrupt utility's ability to walk away from or amend those agreements, acc...
22:00, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
21:16, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike as anger over extradition bill grows Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on WednesdayScores of Hong Kong businesses have vowed to shut down as anger builds over government plans to push through a law allowing extraditions...
01:48, 06/11/2019

REFILE-Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
21:16, 05/03/2019

Months After Balakot Strike, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite India successfully launched a new "spy satellite" this morning capable of keeping a lookout from space even in cloudy conditions, leaving no room for doubt the next time its armed forces conduct an......
00:48, 05/22/2019

Doctors' Strike Started After Mamata Banerjee's "Threat": Health Minister Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today blamed Mamata Banerjee for the nationwide protests by doctors against the attack on a junior doctor in West Bengal earlier this week. Doctors in several......
01:32, 06/14/2019

PG&E unable to strike deal over renewable power contracts -court documents PG&E Corp was unable to reach a deal with NextEra Energy Inc and other companies with which it has billions of dollars in in power contracts in a jurisdictional dispute over the bankrupt utility's ability to walk away from or amend those agreements, ...
12:48, 05/03/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-Norway to shut at least 2 oilfields in case of strike -industry Oil and gas production at Norway's Draugen and Gjoea fields will have to close down from June 4 if oil workers go on strike, a spokesman for industry group Norwegian Oil and Gas (NOG) said on Wednesday....
08:16, 05/29/2019

As Bengal Doctors Strike, Aparna Sen Appeals To "Mother" Mamata Banerjee The strike in Kolkata, which is now in its third day, has affected multiple services in the government's state-run hospitals, including emergency wards, outdoor facilities and pathological units. A......
01:32, 06/14/2019

Thousands of Heathrow passengers could be left without food and drink due to strike action Tens of thousands of travellers could face long-haul flights without on-board meals, drinks or duty-frees due to a five-day strike at Heathrow airport....
02:32, 05/10/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. still open to talks The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show development of a new advanced missile system....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Uber, Lyft driver strike latest move to organize gig workers PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A strike by Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the United States this week caused barely a ripple to passengers looking to catch a ride, highlighting the challenges in launching a labor movement from scratch in an industry...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Roldan's early strike lifts Sounders past Dynamo 1-0 Crisitan Roldan scored from outside the penalty area for the second straight week, lifting the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo in a meeting between two of the top teams in the Western Conference       &...
00:32, 05/12/2019

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transition to civilian leadership....
13:32, 05/28/2019

Thousands of students ditch class for ‘school strike’ against global warming Protesters - many of them too young to vote - took to the streets Friday across the World to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-nation bloc elects a new parliament....
13:48, 05/24/2019

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

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

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
04:32, 05/09/2019

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
09:32, 05/23/2019

TfL Tube strike to hit FA Cup Final as Watford and Man City hold talks over walkout Watford and Manchester City are in talks with football chiefs aimed at ensuring fans have a smooth trip to Wembley for the FA Cup Final if there is a Tube strike this weekend....
07:48, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Argentina maritime union ends strike at Rosario grains hub An Argentine maritime workers union has agreed to compulsory conciliation, ending a strike that had stopped shipments in three terminals of the main grains port, Rosario, the Union of United Maritime Workers (SOMU) said on Monday....
17:48, 06/03/2019

Lebanon central bank workers strike, PM demands budgetary 'realism' Lebanese central bank employees went on strike on Monday over state budget proposals that would cut their benefits but Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said failure to pass a "realistic" budget would be like a "suicide operation" against the economy....
17:16, 05/06/2019

Mets' Canó hit by pitch, called for strike, leaves game Robinson Canó has been pulled from the New York Mets game against the Milwaukee Brewers after being hit by a pitch in his left hand while failing to check his swing        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Fiat Chrysler may strike Renault deal to survive changing car industry Fiat Chrysler hasn't been on the cutting edge of automotive change as of late. Unless you count concepts like the Centoventi, the company hasn't done much with EVs -- and its support for autonomy mostly involves supplying minivans to Waymo...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Shallow Mexican seabed traps tsunamis so they strike land repeatedly A tsunami kept pinging back and forth for three days after being triggered by the 8 September 2017 Mexico earthquake, posing even more risk to human life...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Watch: Woman accidentally catches huge lightning strike on camera A Florida woman capturing video of storms from her window captured the moment an unusually strong bolt of lightning struck right outside her apartment....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Strike at world’s biggest Nutella factory brings production to near-standstill No more Nutella?! French workers are threatening as much, bringing the world’s biggest Nutella factory to a near-standstill in a showdown over salary negotiations....
14:32, 06/04/2019

NBA playoffs: Raptors strike back against Bucks in double-overtime thriller Milwaukee lead Eastern Conference finals 2-1 despite lossBrilliant Kawhi Leonard leads way for Toronto with 36 pointsKawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday nigh...
23:00, 05/19/2019

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanes...
11:00, 06/09/2019

First Surgical Strike Was In September 2016: Army Northern Command Chief The top officer of the Indian Army's Northern Command on Monday said that the first surgical strike was carried out by India in September 2016, in the latest comment on a protracted political battle......
07:00, 05/20/2019

US Sends Naval Strike Group To Middle East In "Message" To Iran The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a "clear and unmistakable" message to Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton said......
20:32, 05/05/2019

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport, coalition vows to retaliate The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that wounded 26 people....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, union officials said....
05:16, 05/16/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband: I will join hunger strike for as long as I can Fast must not go ‘to bitter end’ as they are parents to Gabriella, says Richard RatcliffeRichard Ratcliffe will join his wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, in her hunger strike for as long as he can, he has said, as the couple sought to increase pressu...
08:00, 06/16/2019

China Enters Indo-Pak Battle With "Honour Patches" After Balakot Strike The lack of hard evidence of the Indian Air Force shooting down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 or the lack of any evidence of Pakistan shooting down an IAF Sukhoi-30MKI fighter hasn't prevented the Air......
04:48, 05/17/2019

Laugher and Goodfellow strike World Series gold and silver in London "Jack Laugher MBE and Dan Goodfellow produced a pair of stunning performances to secure a Great Britain 1-2 in the Men’s 3m Springboard at the London leg of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series."...
19:48, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support strikes by workers, teachers and students on Monday....
03:32, 06/16/2019

Russian plane crash survivor recalls strong lightning strike A survivor of the Russian commercial airliner that crash-landed in Moscow on Sunday, killing 41 people, says a flash of lightning was heard moments before the plane began its emergency descent....
07:00, 05/07/2019

New York's Rideshare Organizers Clash Amid Unprecedented Uber Strike Long Island City—Just days before Uber’s expected debut on the stock market at a conservative but still-astronomical $80 to $90 billion valuation, the anger among rideshare drivers boiled over into an international day of action.Read more......
15:48, 05/08/2019

Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after militant leader call Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike after a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, one of the MPs said on Sunday, 200 days after the protest was launched....
05:00, 05/26/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers in New York, other cities set to strike for two hours Wednesday Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements.        ...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Soccer: Parris and White strike to give England victory over Scotland England's Nikita Parris and Ellen White scored first-half goals as the Lionesses defeated neighbors Scotland 2-1 on Sunday to make a strong start to their women's World Cup campaign....
11:32, 06/09/2019

Safety issues in Hungary boat sinking strike nerve in SKorea The sinking of a boat carrying South Korean tourists in Hungary is touching a nerve in South Korea, where many are still traumatized over a 2014 ferry sinking that killed more than 300 people, mostly students....
08:16, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in UK ahead of U.S. action Uber drivers in Britain started a day of transatlantic strikes on Wednesday to protest at the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
03:48, 05/08/2019

24-hour strike paralyzes Argentina as unions protest austerity measures Flights, trains and buses across Argentina came to a halt as labor unions protested the policies of Mauricio Macri. The president's popularity has plummeted ahead of an election later this year....
04:16, 05/30/2019

Are we ready for the end of the world? NASA conducts drill for potential asteroid strike NASA is conducting a drill this week to see how we'd actually prepare if a giant asteroid was hurtling toward the Earth.        ...
10:16, 04/29/2019

Sweden strike late against Chile after torrential rain stops play Kosovare Asllani and Madelen Janogy scored late goals as fancied Sweden laboured to a 2-0 victory over World Cup debutants Chile in their Group F encounter in Rennes.The match was interrupted for 45 minutes by lightning and torrential rain in the sec...
16:48, 06/11/2019

N.Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of strike drills on Saturday -KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the "strike drill" of defense units into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the North's state media reported on Sunday....
15:48, 05/04/2019

Following Livestreamed Mass Shooting, Facebook Introduces One Strike Policy On Livestreams In the two months since a man brutally attacked Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand, and livestreamed his shootings on Facebook, the social media company has faced scrutiny and pressure from advocates and politicians to stop the spread of violent an...
10:16, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
05:48, 06/12/2019

Macri's key rivals in Argentina presidential election strike alliance with centrist The main ticket opposing Argentine President Mauricio Macri in elections scheduled for October struck a formal alliance on Wednesday with Sergio Massa, a key centrist political figure, a move that could prove crucial in the tight race....
16:48, 06/12/2019

Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off Sudan's main protest group called on Monday for civil disobedience and a general strike as meetings with the country's military rulers failed to provide any breakthrough on the formation of a joint civilian-military transitional council....
14:32, 04/29/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers going on strike in at least 8 cities to protest low wages, job insecurity Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the country plan to strike Wednesday to protest low pay among several other labor concerns. The strike is timed to coincide with Uber’s IPO filing on Friday. The flashiest new tech stock to hit the market, Uber ...
05:48, 05/08/2019

Nations League: Goncalo Guedes strike guides Portugal to title It wasn't a classic final, but Portugal beat the Netherlands by a single goal to win the first ever Nations League title. The final, played at the home stadium of Porto, was settled by Goncalo Guedes' second-half strike....
16:16, 06/09/2019

Millions join general strike in Sudan aimed at dislodging army Shutdown called in protest against bloody crackdown on protesters last weekMillions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by ​pro-reform groups, shutting down the centre of cities across the country despite a wave of arrests and inti...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Maduro’s 'collectivos' strike terror while trying to win back support of Venezuela's most vulnerable The notion of masked men on no-license-plate motorcycles shooting down hapless citizens to rob them for their loaf of bread, dispersing tear gas and emptying magazines of bullets on crowds of anti-government protesters or lurking at the door with thr...
08:32, 05/15/2019

Boeing shares rise after report that a bird strike may have caused 737 Max crash Boeing shares rose Tuesday after a Wall Street Journal report said aviation officials believe a bird strike may have caused the crash of a 737 Max in Ethiopia in March....
05:48, 05/21/2019

Union workers at Codelco's Chuquicamata mine may strike after rejecting final offer Three unions of Chilean state-run miner Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine rejected the company's final offer for a new contract on Wednesday and approved a strike, according to a union leader....
22:00, 05/29/2019

Andy Robertson and Oliver Burke strike to haul Scotland over Cyprus hill When any win would do, Scotland delivered one the hard way. Steve Clarke’s tenure is off to the winning start that was necessary, even if his side were unconvincing for long spells of this encounter. Onwards to Belgium, where Clarke will hope for an ...
20:16, 06/08/2019

Argentina anti-government strike shuts down key grain ports, grounds flights Thousands marched through Argentina's capital on Wednesday to protest austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri, as a nationwide strike brought the airports of the recession-plagued country to a standstill and halted work at key grains ports....
15:00, 05/29/2019

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

All-India Doctors' Strike Today, AIIMS Alleges Doctor Abused: 10 Points A massive strike by doctors across the country today - to be held in solidarity with doctors in West Bengal who agreed for talks with the government after six days of protest - will hit medical......
22:32, 06/16/2019

Hospitals Join Strike Call In Support Of Doctors In West Bengal: Updates Doctors' Strike Live Updates: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as scores of doctors have decided to boycott work for a......
22:32, 06/16/2019

Junior Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Continue Strike: 10 Points West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to hold talks and resolve the doctors' stir in Bengal, which has now spread to other parts of the country, has been rejected by the junior doctors......
23:32, 06/14/2019

Norway's Safe union plans to join rig worker strike if mediation fails Norwegian energy sector union Safe on Friday said it planned to take 667 members on strike at floating offshore installations if state-sponsored wage mediation due on June 27 fails....
08:32, 06/07/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work together on a bill to ban former members of Congress from lobbying for life.The Texas Republican and the New...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Algerian political activist Kamel Eddine Fekhar dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has died. The lawyer for Kamel Eddine Fekhar, a doctor in Ghardaia, which is where much of Algeria’s minorit...
11:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government proposal to reform pensions, umbrella union group FUP said on Friday....
06:16, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 3-Azul raises bid for Avianca Brasil's Sao Paulo-Rio routes as strike nears Brazilian airline Azul SA on Monday made a new attempt to purchase some of bankrupt airline Avianca Brasil's most coveted routes, offering $145 million and reversing a decision not to participate....
14:16, 05/13/2019

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials The agreement means the committee will not enforce a subpoena against the attorney general, while the Justice Department works to turn over requested materials....
12:32, 05/22/2019

Kolkata High Court Refuses To Pass Interim Order On Doctors' Strike The Calcutta High Court today refused to pass any interim order on the strike by junior doctors at state-run hospitals in protest against the attack on two of their colleagues by family members of a......
04:00, 06/14/2019

Tim Tebow Chooses To Watch, Stand Fast In The Faith, And Strike Out Looking Against Position Player When we last checked in with Tim Tebow, he was preparing for professional life full of Triple-A baseball and a personal life full of matrimonial sex. Tebow and his fiancée still haven’t officially tied the knot, so the sex is still on hold, as is the...
12:00, 05/29/2019

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker in Iran starts hunger strike: husband A British-Iranian aid worker jailed in Tehran has begun a hunger strike to demand release, her husband said on Saturday, adding he would support her by fasting outside Iran's embassy in London....
11:00, 06/15/2019

British-Iranian Woman Jailed in Tehran Begins New Hunger Strike, Husband Says Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was convicted of sedition after her arrest in 2016. Richard Ratcliffe said he would fast outside the country’s embassy in London in support....
03:16, 06/16/2019

Stop & Shop Strike Ends as Employees and Company Reach Tentative Agreement (BOSTON) — Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials reached a tentative contract agreement Sunday that includes wage increases for all associates and maintains health coverage, according to news releases from both parties. The comp...
17:32, 04/28/2019

Federal workers’ union rejects government offer, setting up possible strike vote The Public Service Alliance of Canada — the civil service's biggest union — has walked away from talks aimed at reaching new contracts affecting more than 100,000 workers....
17:16, 05/10/2019

Macri's main rivals in Argentine presidential election strike alliance with centrist The main ticket opposing Argentine President Mauricio Macri in elections scheduled for October struck a formal alliance on Wednesday with Sergio Massa, a key centrist political figure, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
13:32, 06/12/2019

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Strike On Saudi's Jizan Airport: Report Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's Masirah TV reported on Sunday....
04:48, 05/26/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 89 Location Accessible by flying Scarlet Strike Glider through rings Accessible by flying the Scarlet Strike Glider through the rings east of Snobby Shores is the latest Fortbyte 89 challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
08:48, 06/13/2019

Watch: Manchester City's Vincent Kompany booms brilliant strike from 30 yards Vincent Kompany ripped a deep game-winning shot in Manchester City's win against Leicester City, putting the Sky Blues at the top of the Premier League....
08:00, 05/07/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. seizes cargo ship The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show preparations for a new advanced missile system....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Lawmakers strike deal to catch reckless drivers, protect school buses ALBANY — Yellow school buses will soon be equipped with cameras aimed at catching reckless drivers who pass them while stopped to board or drop off students, lawmakers confirmed Tuesday. Right now, only a police officer who sees a motorist pass a sch...
19:16, 05/07/2019

Scientists simulating an asteroid strike last week couldn’t save New York from being obliterated Some of the world’s top scientists and disaster response teams spent a big chunk of last week simulating what might happen if a large asteroid were headed straight for Earth. The idea was to see if mankind could find a way to prevent a deadly i...
09:16, 05/06/2019

New Zealand teachers hold country's largest education strike day before 'wellbeing' budget Tens of thousands of New Zealand teachers walked off the job on Wednesday, a day before the government announced its 'wellbeing' budget, calling for higher pay and shorter hours in the country's largest ever education strike....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Liverpool Strike Late To Beat Newcastle, Regain Premier League Lead Manchester City have a game in hand, at home to Leicester City on Monday, but Liverpool refuse to give up in their pursuit of a first Premier League title for 29 years....
00:32, 05/05/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by Iran or their allies....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Beirut stock exchange suspends trading, cites c. bank worker strike The Beirut Stock Exchange suspended trading until further notice on Monday because clearance and settlement processes could not be carried out on time during a strike by central bank employees, the stock exchange said on its website....
05:32, 05/06/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and New York ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and New York started a series of multi-city strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
13:32, 05/08/2019

Pilot cites lightning strike; American among dead in Moscow crash that killed 41 The Aeroflot captain who landed a fiery Superjet 100 says a lightning strike and full fuel tanks may have led to the inferno that killed 41 people.        ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Banks reopen after workers suspend austerity strike against Lebanon Central Bank Employees at Lebanon's Central Bank have decided to suspend their strike until Friday -- hoping negotiations with the government over proposed austerity measures will lead to a breakthrough....
14:00, 05/07/2019

North Korea Tests Multiple Rocket Launchers In "Strike Drill": Report North Korea has tested long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons in a "strike drill" overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, state media said Sunday....
15:48, 05/04/2019

Uber, Lyft strike hits LA, NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest low wages Drivers are unhappy with pay and work conditions at a time when Uber and Lyft are trying lure investors.        ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E unable to strike deal over renewable power contracts -court documents PG&E Corp was unable to reach a deal with NextEra Energy Inc and other companies with which it has billions of dollars in power contracts in a jurisdictional dispute over the bankrupt utility's ability to walk away from or amend those agreements, acc...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Commuters urged to support Uber, Lyft strike by not using ride-sharing apps As drivers of Uber and Lyft protest Wednesday, users on social media are urging customers to stop using the ride-sharing apps in solidarity.        ...
06:48, 05/08/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from the Iranian government....
22:16, 05/05/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
05:16, 06/13/2019

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
02:00, 05/22/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Ordered "Long-Range Strike" Drill: State Media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a "long-range strike" drill, the state news agency reported Friday, a day after South Korea said the weapons fired were short-range missiles....
18:32, 05/09/2019

USS Lincoln strike group deployed to send Iran 'clear and unmistakable' message, Bolton says The U.S. is sending the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in order "to send a clear and unmistakable message to the Iranian regime."...
19:32, 05/05/2019

Crossing the digital picket line? Uber and Lyft offer discounts as drivers strike Drivers are shutting off apps in protest across more than a dozen US cities as Uber prepares to go publicUber and Lyft are offering riders and drivers discounts and incentives to use the app on Wednesday as drivers seeking better wages strike across ...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 2016 after she took her daughter to visit family....
12:48, 06/15/2019

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

Alyssa Milano calls for 'sex strike' in response to Georgia's anti-abortion law, gets brutally mocked Taking a cue from the literature of ancient Greece, actress and political activist Alyssa Milano called for a "sex strike" Friday in response to the "heartbeat" bill that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp recently signed into law....
00:48, 05/11/2019

Leinster 10 Saracens 20: Sean Maitland and Billy Vunipola strike as Sarries win European Champions Cup It was billed as the battle of the dynasties between the two teams who had won six of the last 10 Champions Cups between them. And it lived up to the hype, with Saracens winning their third European crown in four seasons with a performance of grit an...
12:48, 05/11/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó calls for general strike, but streets of Caracas remain largely calm ​​​​​​​Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for public employees to stage strikes to put pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro appeared to gain little traction by Thursday afternoon as the streets of Caracas are said to remain cal...
12:32, 05/02/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for strike to force out Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for workers to strike in large numbers Thursday in an effort to force President Nicolas Maduro from power....
11:48, 05/02/2019

North Korea holds ‘strike drill’ of rocket launchers, tactical guided weapons: report Following reports that North Korea launched multiple short-range “projectiles,” this weekend, state-run media on Sunday said the rogue regime had performed a “defense units” test of its rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons....
20:16, 05/04/2019

North Korea's Kim calls for stronger strike power and directs missile firing, state media says The call for "full combat posture" by Kim Jong Un came while the United States announced it had seized a large cargo ship for carrying an illegal shipment of coal....
23:48, 05/09/2019

Pelosi doubts Trump will strike a trade deal with China this week as tariff hike looms House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she "never believed that the Chinese were going to honor what they said they were going to do" as part of a trade agreement....
11:16, 05/08/2019

The Uber strike should worry investors and the company because it points to a fundamental problem with its business model (LYFT) Uber and Lyft and their investors should be worried about the strike Wednesday by the app-based taxi companies' drivers. The labor action highlights a fundamental problem with the companies' businesses — they're losing lots of money in spite of...
23:16, 05/11/2019

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joining up with a contingent of fast food workers from McDonald’s who were striking for the right to union...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Tilray and Peter Thiel-backed fund strike deal to release its shares gradually over the next two years Tilray struck a deal with its majority shareholder, a Peter Thiel-backed fund, to sell the fund's stake gradually over the next two years, the Canadian pot company announced Monday....
03:32, 06/10/2019

Students From 1,600 Cities Just Walked Out of School to Protest Climate Change. It Could Be Greta Thunberg’s Biggest Strike Yet Hundreds of thousands of students around the world walked out of their schools and colleges Friday in the latest in a series of strikes urging action to address the climate crisis. According to event organizers Fridays for Future, over 1664 cities ac...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Uber strike London: UK drivers launch nine-hour boycott ahead of app's stock market flotation Uber drivers in London and across the UK are set to launch a nine-hour boycott of the app today in the run-up to its stock market flotation on Thursday....
01:00, 05/08/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came after “indications of a credible threat” from Iran....
16:00, 05/06/2019

Paul Lo Duca: '57 Chevy helped Billy Wagner get umpire Joe West to expand strike zone Former MLB catcher Paul Lo Duca is making a new name for himself in retirement as one of baseball’s more colorful um, “storytellers.”        ...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Steyn on Alyssa Milano's 'sex strike': Attempts at 'woke-ness' taking us back to 'dank slumbers of 60 years ago' Author Mark Steyn reacted Monday to actress Alyssa Milano's "sex strike" - launched in opposition to a new Georgia law that bans abortion after a baby's heartbeat is detected....
20:16, 05/13/2019

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

Vincent Kompany goal: Was Man City star's strike the Goal of the Season? When Andros Townsend smashed a left-foot volley into Ederson's top corner from 35 yards, you would have forgiven him for thinking he'd sewn up the Goal of the Season award by late December....
01:16, 05/07/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike Wednesday ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers are scheduled to strike Wednesday, the day before Uber's planned initial public offering.        ...
17:48, 05/05/2019

Alyssa Milano explains sex strike: 'Extreme response' was needed to get national attention In a CNN op-ed, Milano said her suggestion that women withholding sex "got the country talking about the GOP's undeniable war on women."        ...
09:48, 05/14/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike ahead of Uber’s IPO The protests come as ride-hailing firms face increasing scrutiny over the sustainability of their businesses, which experience massive losses while relying on the work of millions of drivers who are not employees....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Uber/Lyft drivers plan strike before Uber's IPO in New York, elsewhere Uber and Lyft drivers could go on strike in for two hours in New York City and elsewhere Wednesday morning, one day before Uber's initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange....
04:16, 05/06/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike to protest the treatment of their drivers Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements.        ...
11:48, 05/08/2019

'With this money, I cannot survive': Uber, Lyft strike hits L.A., NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest Uber and Lyft drivers protested low wages in Los Angeles, New York and cities across the country but the impact on customers appeared limited.        ...
11:32, 05/08/2019

Saudi Arabia airport attack: 26 injured after missile strike by suspected Houthi rebels on Abha airport A 'cross-border terrorist' attack on a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia has left 26 people wounded, including two children, the Saudi-led coalition has said....
05:48, 06/12/2019

Manchester stabbing suspect 'had manual on lethal ways to strike with a knife', court hears A terror suspect who is accused of attempted murder after a brutal stabbing in Manchester on New Year's Eve had a manual of "lethal ways to strike with a knife", a court heard....
08:32, 06/13/2019

In 'clear and unmistakable message' to Iran, US deploys carrier strike group, bombers to Middle East The U.S. is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East to warn Iran, National Security Adviser Ambassador John Bolton announced.        ...
19:48, 05/05/2019

Donald Trump wants Brexit impasse 'resolved soon' in order to strike trade deal with UK, Mike Pompeo says The United States has urged Prime Minister Theresa May and the Government to resolve the impasse over Brexit in order to push ahead with a trade deal with the UK....
10:16, 05/08/2019

Uber, Lyft Drivers in US to Strike Ahead of Uber IPO Uber's drivers in multiple US cities will go on strike this week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment condition....
22:32, 05/05/2019

'It's war': World's largest Nutella factory cuts production as workers strike in France Production has shut down almost entirely at the France plant which annually produces more than 600,000 jars.        ...
01:00, 06/05/2019

The CEO Who Wants More Women in Mining BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, talks about gender balance, automation, activists and explaining changes to employees....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Do the USA women need to win the World Cup to win it all? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNTWhen the US women’s national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for ...
02:48, 05/22/2019

in her words: A ‘Women’s New Deal’ A trio of high-profile leaders — Cecile Richards, Alicia Garza, Ai-jen Poo — introduce Supermajority, a group that wants to guide millions of American women toward political activism....
12:32, 04/30/2019

How to bet the 2019 women’s World Cup An already busy summer sports betting schedule will soon be joined by the 2019 women’s World Cup. Host France and the United States are virtual co-favorites entering the event, which begins Friday in Paris. A few notes of importance: The tournament e...
13:48, 06/04/2019

More women in the EU leadership? Don't expect too much When the men who run the European Union pick its new leaders this year, they might finally appoint a few more women. But don't expect a radical change any time soon....
06:32, 06/07/2019

Women can never win – even when they win 13-0 | Arwa Mahdawi It’s crucial women call out double standards, but it’s also important we don’t cry ‘sexism’ to absolve ourselves of bad behavior Should America be ashamed of itself?I know that’s an evergreen question (and the answer is normally yes), but in this par...
23:16, 06/12/2019

The Lost Women of Chernobyl HBO has done the unexpected and managed to turn a five-part, dead-serious miniseries about the nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl into a cultural event, complete with memes. The show is a sober examination of the disaster and its literal fallout on the...
01:32, 06/15/2019

25 amazing gifts that women actually want From UGG slippers to Kindles to cozy (and chic) cardigans, these are 2019's best gift ideas for the women in your life. She will thank you later.        ...
14:32, 05/08/2019

'I want to be the Federer of women's golf' With imprecision punished by a ball landing in the lava fields, Icelandic golfers have an extra incentive to make the fairways. Some courses lie inside old volcanoes and require players to battle howling winds as they hit shots over expanses of ocean...
05:32, 05/20/2019

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face China....
19:16, 06/13/2019

Women’s World Cup: This may not be time to take the US yet While the debate raged whether the United States Women’s National Team running up the goals in a 13-0 World Cup win over Thailand was a sign of respect or disrespect, oddsmakers were forced to adjust in advance of Sunday’s meeting with Chile (Fox, no...
05:16, 06/16/2019

Why does Brazil lag behind in women's football? Contrary to what happens in the men's game, the Americans dominate the female landscape while Brazil have only once made it to the final. What explains such a disparity?...
04:00, 06/11/2019

If You Want to Know Why Deadwood Is a Classic, Look to Its Women There are certainly more eloquent lines in Deadwood than “I don’t like it, either.” But after rewatching all three seasons of the great HBO western this spring, they’re the words I can’t get over. As uttered by a sex wor...
17:32, 05/30/2019

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

Germany's women: 'We don't have balls, but we know how to use them' Ahead of the World Cup in France, Germany's women's national team have hit back against stereotypes with a powerful campaign. The hard-hitting video has received widespread praise for its message of female empowerment....
01:16, 05/18/2019

EU's Tusk wants at least two women in top EU jobs The chairman of European Union leaders Donald Tusk on Tuesday got a mandate to seek out the best candidates for the EU's top jobs this year and said he aimed to fill at least half of them with women....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Women snore too - and just as loudly (Reuters Health) - It's long been assumed that snoring is a man's problem. But a new study finds that women snore too and often don't own up to it. And even when they do admit to snoring, they insist, incorrectly, that theirs isn't as loud as men's....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Top 10 books about angry women Stories of female rage were for centuries often stifled or spun. From Euripides to Jean Rhys, Stephen King to Gillian Flynn, here are some of the exceptionsWe are angry. If the last two years have taught us anything, it’s that. There’s a quiet rage, ...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Men against boys, women against girls Germany 8-0 Estonia, USA 13-0 Thailand. Men against boys, women against girls. What do such results tell us about where modern football is going? And is the gap widening between the game's haves and have-nots?...
10:48, 06/12/2019

Lexington Man Accused Of Attacks On 2 Women LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have arrested a Lexington man who is accused of attacking two women. Authorities say 34-year-old Lewis Jones is accused of attacking his live-in girlfriend two different times. Police said the woman had bruises ...
07:32, 06/08/2019

Women without children: ‘I don’t want to be pitied – I’m really happy' Some have chosen not to have a baby, others can’t, or have lost them: five women talk frankly about being childfreeI grew up in a single-parent family: my mother raised four girls on her own. I watched her struggle and from an early age I knew I didn...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period known as the “fourth trimester.”...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Could 2019 Be The Year Of Women's Football? It remains to be seen if this Women's World Cup will prove a break-out moment, despite a prize money gap of £291m compared with the 2018 men’s World Cup...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Lyon: a women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
03:00, 05/17/2019