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Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard

Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed National Guard might be going...

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard

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Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing WWII-era dogtags from National Archives A Virginia National Guard sergeant is set to head to trial in August after being accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Arch...
22:56, 06/19/2019

A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing WWII dog tags from the National Archives Associated Press A Virginia man has been accused of taking dog tags from the National Archives and giving them to family members and others. A Frenc...
00:00, 06/20/2019

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work t...
22:00, 07/04/2019

10 years after abortion doctor George Tiller's murder, advocates fear violent rhetoric At abortion clinics, there has been an escalation in vandalism, trespassing, hate mail/harassing phone calls, Internet harassment, picketing, and obs...
22:00, 05/31/2019

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for ...
04:28, 06/08/2019

Abortion rights advocates criticize Biden over support for Hyde Amendment NARAL and Emily’s List took aim at Biden over his support for the rule, which prohibits federal funds from being used on abortion in most circumstanc...
22:28, 06/05/2019

In El Paso court, migrants no longer get legal advocates or rights briefings More than three months after the Migration Protection Protocols were expanded to include the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border, confusion about the progra...
16:14, 07/11/2019

The Latest: Iran’s Guard says it doesn’t fear war with US DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions betwee...
13:00, 05/28/2019

‘Know your rights’: Immigration advocates, attorneys ramp up efforts ahead of planned mass ICE raid Immigration advocates and lawyers have ramped up efforts to combat widespread raids threatened by the Trump administration by sharing information wit...
04:42, 07/12/2019

Venezuelan National Guard Vehicles Hit Demonstrators In this video, an armored vehicle can be seen driving into a group of demonstrators during clashes in Venezuela between anti-government protesters an...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Mexico says National Guard deployment is complete MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign minister says that the country has completed its deployment of some 6,000 National Guard members to help co...
20:14, 06/21/2019

Nimko Ali: ‘Orgasms and sexual pleasure are a human right. I guard these things with my life' For her first book, the anti-FGM campaigner spoke to 150 women around the world about sex, periods and more. She shares what she learned, and why she...
13:28, 06/21/2019

Mexican police protest absorption into new National Guard Under Mexico's new National Guard, federal police officers fear they will lose pay and seniority benefits. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador crea...
18:00, 07/04/2019

Texas sending another 1,000 National Guard troops to border AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he’s sending another 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border and blasted Congres...
20:14, 06/21/2019

Mexican police protest against joining new national guard Officers of the Mexican federal police protested on Wednesday against the newly created National Guard, saying their superiors had threatened firings...
07:14, 07/04/2019

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the N...
06:42, 05/24/2019

Mexican police revolt against plans to join National Guard Hundreds of Mexico’s federal police officers blocked highways in and around the capital in a revolt against the government’s plans to absorb them int...
05:56, 07/04/2019

2 National Guard soldiers, semi driver injured in collision MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say two Illinois National Guard soldiers in a cargo truck and a man driving a semitrailer were injured when the two...
22:42, 06/19/2019

Mexican capital deploys National Guard to stem violence MEXICO CITY (AP) — The mayor of Mexico’s capital says the National Guard will be deployed throughout the city as the metropolis struggles to co...
00:14, 06/30/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which co...
07:42, 05/17/2019

Mexico vows crack down on human traffickers, aims to finish border guard reinforcement Mexico will fully deploy National Guard forces on its southern border with Guatemala this week and vowed to crack down on human traffickers after nea...
18:56, 06/17/2019

Mexico vows crackdown on human smugglers, aims to finish border guard reinforcement Mexico will fully deploy National Guard forces on its southern border with Guatemala this week and will crack down on human smugglers after nearly 80...
23:42, 06/17/2019

Mexico’s National Guard, Created to Fight Crime, Is Deployed to Capital Although Mexico City’s crime rate is lower than much of the country’s, a recent spike has alarmed residents and prompted the president to deploy the ...
01:42, 07/02/2019

Accused killer of National Guard girlfriend allegedly socks cop on way to court The Staten Island military man accused of murdering his National Guard girlfriend and their two young sons attacked two police officers on the way to...
01:42, 06/25/2019

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border was due to start on Wednesday and will advance quickly under a migration control deal...
19:42, 06/12/2019

National Guard armoured vehicle drives into protesters in Venezuela – video Hundreds of demonstrators in Caracas have confronted military vehicles on a road outside La Carlota airbase. One of the vehicles fired a water cannon...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Mexico national guard to deploy on southern border from Monday: minister Mexico's National Guard will begin deploying on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala from Monday to contain the flow of migrants headed to the Uni...
04:42, 06/08/2019

Venezuela National Guard vehicle runs over protesters in Caracas: Reuters TV A Venezuelan National Guard vehicle ran over protesters outside a military base in Caracas, who were throwing stones and hitting vehicles with sticks...
19:42, 04/30/2019

Mexican police revolt against plans to absorb officers into new National Guard Hundreds of federal police blocked highways in and around the Mexican capital Wednesday in open revolt against plans to absorb the officers into the ...
04:42, 07/04/2019

| WATCH: Guaido supporters clash with Venezuelan National Guard in ?aracas Guaido supporters faced off against units from Venezuela's military police in Caracas. Tear gas was deployed repeatedly in an attempt to disperse the...
19:28, 05/02/2019

Mexican government watchdog concerned about National Guard's detaining migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb ...
03:00, 07/09/2019

Mexico’s National Guard, a ‘Work in Progress,’ Deployed to Curb Migration The brand-new force was created to fight crime, not deal with migrant families, and analysts fear human rights abuses if it goes to the Guatemalan bo...
02:42, 06/15/2019

Mexican National Guard expands into capital to address crime surge Mexico's new militarized National Guard police force will expand to the capital Mexico City in an effort to tackle a deteriorating security situation...
19:42, 06/27/2019

Sen. Cotton tells story of serving with ‘The Old Guard’ at Arlington National Cemetery Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said Monday one of his biggest honors in life was serving in the Army with “The Old Guard” as a funeral escort at Arlington ...
17:14, 05/13/2019

Mexico says it will finish National Guard roll-out to stem migration this week Mexico will complete deployment of National Guard forces on its southern border with Guatemala this week as part of a new immigration control plan ag...
16:00, 06/17/2019

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's ...
02:14, 06/07/2019

Army Old Guard places some 228K flags at Arlington National Cemetery The U.S. Army Old Guard placed American flags on more than 228,000 graves at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday as part of the annual "Flags In"...
11:00, 05/24/2019

Mexico says National Guard deployment to control migrant flow is complete The announcement by foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard comes as Mexico puts into effect a deal on irregular immigration reached with Washington to head ...
04:14, 06/22/2019

Mexico is sending its new national guard to the Guatemala border. The mission is unclear. The force, created by President Andrés Manual López Obrador to ensure public safety, is being diverted to Mexico’s southern border after Trump’s tari...
22:42, 06/10/2019

Mexico's new National Guard was created to fight crime, but now it's in a face-off with migrants A convoy of Mexican state and municipal police trucks roared along the U.S.-Mexico border in Ciudad Juarez to confront cartel gunmen, past National G...
22:14, 07/07/2019

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated ...
15:28, 05/20/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated...
20:42, 05/12/2019

Mexican Police Revolt Against Plans to Join Newly-Formed National Guard (MEXICO CITY) — Hundreds of federal police blocked highways in and around the Mexican capital Wednesday in open revolt against plans to absorb ...
04:14, 07/04/2019

Mexico national guard shows lighter touch with migrants after president's warning Mexico's National Guard, accused of being heavy-handed in its efforts to curb migrant flows, employed a lighter touch on the U.S. border on Tuesday a...
07:28, 06/26/2019

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry i...
21:56, 07/08/2019

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how m...
23:56, 06/26/2019

US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials over human rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials accused of being responsible for a crackdown on str...
21:14, 06/21/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, ...
05:14, 06/14/2019

UN draws fire after electing Somalia, Congo to women’s rights boards: 'Asking the fox to guard the chickens' The United Nations has elected several countries with poor women’s rights records to boards charged with promoting those rights -- leading one critic...
20:28, 05/08/2019

Air National Guard member, 2 toddlers found dead in NYC home; boyfriend in custody: reports An Air National Guard member and her two young children were reportedly found murdered in their New York City home on Saturday — seven years after th...
17:28, 06/23/2019

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in...
23:42, 06/06/2019

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires...
01:56, 06/22/2019

Mexico detains 791 undocumented migrants, National Guard starts to patrol southern border Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigratio...
23:28, 06/16/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, ...
02:56, 05/09/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ong...
02:56, 07/12/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russian...
02:56, 05/17/2019

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to ...
23:14, 06/21/2019

‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur saysThe world is increasingly at risk of “climate apartheid”, ...
11:56, 06/25/2019

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now e...
20:14, 06/27/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Ca...
22:42, 05/03/2019

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to em...
22:42, 06/05/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible...
16:14, 06/03/2019

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the count...
13:56, 05/29/2019

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on Nicolás Maduro for allegedly silencing ...
21:56, 06/19/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been lau...
16:28, 05/28/2019

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire si...
13:28, 06/22/2019

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to re...
03:28, 07/13/2019

St. Louis Blues face criticism for including Enterprise flag in color guard during national anthem The St. Louis Blues appeared to use an Enterprise Rent-A-Car flag in their color guard during the national anthem before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Fi...
23:14, 06/04/2019

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, ...
19:42, 06/19/2019

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from ...
22:42, 07/08/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against...
20:56, 05/16/2019

Amnesty International accuses Venezuela of human rights violations Amnesty International on Tuesday asked the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged "crimes against humanity" committed by the government ...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday HELSINKI (AP) — Over 30 European foreign ministers have gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent’s key hum...
20:28, 05/16/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling o...
19:42, 05/17/2019

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official met Friday in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, wh...
20:14, 06/21/2019

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen Israel's Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation o...
18:56, 06/02/2019

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck ...
02:00, 07/16/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a pr...
18:14, 05/14/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing d...
22:14, 06/17/2019

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro The top U.N. human rights official has met in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and later with President Nicolás Maduro, who are ...
02:56, 06/22/2019

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries wi...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Burundi rejects claims of human rights abuses as ‘lies from far away’ Government dismisses UN allegations of summary executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and sexual violence Opponents of Burundi’s government are being...
15:28, 07/04/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As...
07:56, 07/10/2019

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s r...
00:42, 07/09/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions...
23:14, 06/24/2019

UN human rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political...
09:56, 06/20/2019

Human Rights Campaign Picks Alphonso David as New President For the first time, a person of color will be the face of the nation’s largest LGBTQ lobby. The Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday announced civi...
22:42, 06/25/2019

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzha...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commi...
11:28, 06/28/2019

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tor...
16:14, 07/18/2019

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposi...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all n...
19:14, 04/28/2019

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 ha...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Lok Sabha Passes Protection Of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the Nationa...
14:56, 07/19/2019

Ukraine walks out of Europe human rights body as Russia returns Delegation leaves Council of Europe assembly in protest at readmission of Russian MPsThe Ukrainian delegation at the parliamentary assembly of the Co...
14:28, 06/25/2019

Ministers agree way for Russia to rejoin Europe's human rights body Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russ...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes,...
04:14, 06/22/2019

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has ...
03:28, 07/09/2019

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain fo...
17:42, 04/30/2019

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protect...
18:42, 07/18/2019

Pompeo launches panel to review human rights in U.S. foreign policy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, which some lawmakers an...
18:42, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 5-WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups * Informs U.S. law enforcement to help with investigation (Adds comment from Electronic Frontier Foundation, details on Israeli cyber surveillance co...
06:28, 05/15/2019

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-...
17:56, 05/22/2019

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights ...
19:28, 06/03/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social,...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was spe...
13:56, 05/29/2019

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious hu...
04:28, 06/06/2019

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO – Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Huma...
20:42, 05/28/2019

Myanmar blackout may be cover for gross human rights violations: U.N. investigator Myanmar's army may be committing gross human rights violations under cover of a mobile phone blackout in parts of Myanmar's Rakhine and Chin states, ...
18:42, 06/24/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines....
09:00, 07/12/2019

"China Home To One Of The Worst Human Rights Crisis": Mike Pompeo United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said China was home to one of the worst human rights crisis of the present times, slamming Beijing f...
10:56, 07/19/2019

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about C...
03:42, 06/05/2019

On Tiananmen anniversary, Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing on Tuesday by expressing what he call...
20:56, 06/04/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy...
01:56, 06/05/2019

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA con...
20:42, 06/18/2019

China's Uighur policy is human rights 'stain of the century' – Pompeo US secretary of state says mass detentions of Muslim minority is among ‘worst crises of our time’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused ...
10:14, 07/19/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea’s human rights record North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country’s human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program...
16:28, 05/09/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry that South Korea’s...
15:28, 05/12/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights ...
00:14, 05/17/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudici...
18:56, 06/10/2019

Ex-Barclays Euribor trader takes UK to European Court of Human Rights A French former trader with Barclays who was convicted in absentia in London last year of participating in a scheme to rig global interest rates has ...
17:28, 07/01/2019

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Ro...
07:00, 07/17/2019

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours ...
04:28, 07/16/2019

Top Cuomo adviser Alphonso David out, heading to Human Rights Campaign ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top lawyer Alphonso David will become president of the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights group — Human Rights...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid not to take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of ...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues...
19:42, 04/28/2019

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a ...
05:42, 07/11/2019

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involvin...
19:00, 04/28/2019

WhatsApp spyware attack was attempt to hack human rights data, says lawyer NSO Group technology reportedly used against lawyer involved in civil case against the Israeli surveillance firmThe UK lawyer whose phone was targete...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Israel plans to deport a U.S. human rights activist. Democrats are pushing back. Democratic lawmakers wrote to Netanyahu about the planned deportation of Human Rights Watch's Omar Shakir, but the Trump administration has taken lit...
21:42, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about C...
02:56, 06/05/2019

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert ...
18:56, 07/03/2019

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human ...
00:42, 06/20/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human righ...
02:56, 05/17/2019

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of t...
11:42, 06/07/2019

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange...
02:28, 06/27/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses of Nicaragua torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, an...
22:42, 06/19/2019

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-le...
02:56, 07/17/2019

Huawei files motion to block U.S. ban, calling it an affront to global human rights The Chinese tech giant filed a legal motion Wednesday in U.S. federal court to have the Trump administration’s efforts to ban its equipment in the Un...
16:42, 05/29/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disaster...
22:14, 05/10/2019

Cuban security forces are forcing dissidents into exile: human rights group MADRID, June 19 – Cuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-ru...
18:56, 06/19/2019

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other eth...
01:42, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Ex-Barclays Euribor trader takes UK to European Court of Human Rights A French former trader with Barclays who was convicted in absentia in London last year of participating in a scheme to rig global interest rates has ...
20:00, 07/01/2019

U.S. 'gravely concerned' by human rights abuses in North Korea: State Department North Korea's government has subjected its people to "egregious violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms" and the United States remains "g...
22:56, 05/06/2019

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leade...
17:28, 06/16/2019

UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes him to risk of serious human rights violations Independent UN rights experts on Thursday said the arrest of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange by police in the United Kingdom, after the Ecuadoria...
22:42, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the lates...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Israel Invokes Anti-Boycott Law to Order Human Rights Worker Deported The case, involving a Human Rights Watch worker, tests the boundaries of criticism and protest in Israel. The advocacy group will appeal to Israel’s ...
03:28, 04/29/2019

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights o...
18:14, 04/28/2019

US briefing: Mexico tariffs, abortion rights and National Spelling Bee Friday’s top story: Trump announces tariffs on Mexico until ‘illegal immigration problem is remedied’. Plus, Raptors upset Warriors in their NBA fina...
13:56, 05/31/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before in...
20:56, 04/28/2019

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a mo...
18:14, 04/28/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia ove...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by re...
22:56, 05/01/2019

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues app...
11:14, 06/01/2019

World Pride underscores that all people are born ‘free and equal’ in dignity and human rights The empowering message straight from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and h...
03:42, 07/01/2019

Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a h...
23:42, 05/14/2019

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday ...
21:28, 05/29/2019

Russian court rules to free Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev was granted early release by a Russian court on Monday after being given a four-year penal colony sentence ...
18:56, 06/10/2019

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay r...
21:00, 07/09/2019

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally ...
05:56, 05/09/2019

Europe's human rights court rules against owners of Georgian pro-opposition TV channel in ownership row Europe's human rights court dismissed on Thursday a case filed by the owners of a Georgian pro-opposition television channel Rustavi 2 accusing Georg...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
05:00, 07/09/2019

Ambassador Grenell: Human Rights Campaign should 'cease to exist' if they stay silent on Antifa attack The United States Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has slammed organizations like the Human Rights Campaign for their silence in light of the ...
22:56, 07/02/2019

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic ...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activist...
10:42, 06/19/2019

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set t...
21:14, 07/18/2019

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detent...
20:42, 05/21/2019

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instruc...
00:42, 04/29/2019

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria an...
02:56, 07/13/2019

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detentio...
17:14, 05/03/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; update...
21:42, 05/14/2019

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns  Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations hu...
00:28, 07/18/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congol; outrage after the ex...
22:14, 05/03/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwand...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change...
23:42, 05/09/2019

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archi...
06:14, 07/09/2019

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been impriso...
22:42, 07/02/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’s Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s F...
00:14, 06/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime an...
15:28, 05/30/2019

Safe drinking water, sanitation, are ‘basic human rights’: new UN Water Development report Safe water and access to proper sanitation are essential to eradicate poverty, build peaceful societies and ensure that no one is left behind on the ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health iss...
20:14, 05/29/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambi...
23:28, 07/12/2019

Through the Darkest of Times hands-on — The fear of getting caught vs. the fear of doing nothing Through the Darkest of Times has the simplest of graphics. It has black-and-white hand-drawn images for its art. But it is a very moving game about t...
19:56, 06/11/2019

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out res...
20:28, 06/05/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as...
02:14, 05/18/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid co...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Anti-abortion advocates come out against Medicare for All More than 50 anti-abortion organizations on Tuesday urged Congress not to support any healthcare bills unless they include language banning federal f...
20:14, 05/14/2019

Why Net Neutrality Advocates Remain Optimistic A member of Congress and an FCC commissioner urge supporters to keep up the pressure to restore net neutrality despite opposition in the Senate and W...
15:56, 06/01/2019

Refugee law changes will hurt victims of domestic violence, advocates say In the U.S., domestic violence is no longer grounds for asylum claims. Canada has moved to prevent people from making refugee claims in Canada if the...
22:56, 05/08/2019

Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate ...
18:14, 05/24/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines g...
03:14, 06/01/2019

S.E.C. Adopts New Rules for Brokers That Consumer Advocates Say Are Toothless The advocates say the rules will let the brokerage industry market itself as always doing the right thing for customers, giving them a false sense of...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Advocates decry delays in release of migrant kids MIAMI (AP) — Immigrant advocates say the federal government is allowing migrant children at a Florida facility to languish in “prison-like cond...
01:56, 06/01/2019

Dia Mirza, Jack Ma Among UN's New Sustainable Development Goals Advocates Indian actress Dia Mirza and Alibaba chief Jack Ma are among the 17 global public figures appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the n...
11:56, 05/10/2019

Advocates file 23 sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's Nearly two dozen sexual harassment lawsuits have been filed against fast food giant McDonald's, from female workers who say the chain doesn't do enou...
19:28, 05/22/2019

New law ends use of restraints on pregnant inmates as advocates push for more to be done WASHINGTON — The bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation known as the “First Step Act” put in place improvements in the care of pr...
23:56, 05/25/2019

Tentative infrastructure plan gives hope to tunnel advocates NEW YORK (AP) — The combination of a friendly face on a key House committee and a tentative, large-scale infrastructure agreement between President D...
00:42, 05/04/2019

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a ...
21:28, 05/24/2019

Animal activists face off with pro-fur advocates at city hearing Animal-rights advocates faced off against human-rights activists during a heated City Council hearing Wednesday on a bill to ban new sales of fur app...
04:42, 05/16/2019

Ex-Wall Street Lawyer Advocates Return of Postal Banking As a young Wall Street attorney, Mehrsa Baradaran helped large banks turn to the government to survive the financial crisis. A decade later, she is a...
14:00, 06/01/2019

Disabled voters left behind in push to amp up 2020 security, advocates say Hand-marked paper ballots are widely seen as most secure, but advocates say voting machines are best for disabled accessRussian attacks on American d...
19:14, 07/12/2019

That expected Social Security shortfall won't stand in the way of expansion, advocates say As the annual trustees report warns of impending trouble if Congress doesn't act, advocates hope lawmakers take action to both strengthen the pr...
01:56, 04/29/2019

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Sav...
02:28, 06/12/2019

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, whic...
03:42, 07/02/2019

Expert advocates using 401(k) savings to fatten Social Security checks Today's retirees have high debts and low savings. Nobel laureate Richard Thaler thinks buying into an annuity-type program through the Social Se...
01:56, 04/29/2019

Abortion Advocates File Lawsuit Challenging Georgia Heartbeat Law Lawyers for Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit Friday challenging a forthc...
17:28, 06/28/2019

Arizona sex-ed rules left unchanged after advocates speak against proposed changes PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona education officials have left sex education rules alone after hearing parents, lawmakers and advocates rail against proposed c...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy...
20:56, 05/24/2019

Homophobic remarks by Brazil's president could harm tourism industry, advocates say Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's comment that the country must not become a "gay tourism paradise" sparked fears that LGBTQ people will avoid tra...
19:42, 04/28/2019

New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030 As the UN and partners around the world push towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, six new influential public figures ca...
23:42, 05/09/2019

Expansion of Secrecy Law for Intelligence Operatives Alarms Free Press Advocates The C.I.A. wants the law to protect the identities of more covert officers and informants, citing its defunct torture program and groups like WikiLea...
04:28, 07/11/2019

U.S. customs can seize your laptop or phone without a warrant. Advocates cry foul in court The ACLU and EFF are trying to get a court to rule searches of phones and laptops at the U.S. border are unconstitutional.     &...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Privacy Advocates Demand That the FTC Investigate Amazon's Digital Assistant for Kids Last year, Amazon released a cute little children’s version of its digital assistant, and just like the flagship product it is modeled after, it may ...
18:28, 05/09/2019

From bad to ‘sheer inhumanity’: Detention conditions for migrants worse under Trump, advocates say The exposure of cramped and filthy facilities where migrants are being held have sparked either outrage at President Donald Trump or accusations that...
06:56, 07/06/2019

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans mi...
20:14, 06/06/2019

Sept. 11 victims advocates say they secured Senate commitment to extend compensation fund Advocates of a compensation fund for emergency personnel and others who responded at the sites of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States sai...
02:42, 06/26/2019

Religious freedom push must be matched with hate speech protection, LGBTQI advocates say Equality Australia is concerned new laws could override state legislation that protects minority groups against vilificationA government push to prev...
13:14, 07/08/2019

West Point cadet's rape conviction reversal outrages victim advocates Panel ordered Jacob Whisenhunt released and reinstated at the academy, but some say the decision is ‘filled with victim-blaming’A military appeals co...
17:56, 06/08/2019

Florida advocates criticize Air Force short list of possible Space Command sites Space Florida officials said Tuesday they don't believe the Air Force is following due process in seeking a location for the U.S. military's Space Co...
06:56, 05/15/2019

Advocates demand de Blasio bolster Vision Zero amid rise in traffic deaths With traffic deaths on the rise, safe-street advocates gathered outside City Hall Tuesday to demand Mayor de Blasio bolster his Vision Zero program. ...
05:42, 05/08/2019

CBSA’s immigration detention guards shouldn’t wear batons, pepper spray: advocates A group of doctors, lawyers, legal scholars and human-rights organizations says a policy requiring Canada Border Services Agency staff to wear defens...
21:14, 07/19/2019

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying h...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire classR...
22:28, 05/21/2019

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency...
19:42, 07/15/2019

E-cigarette advocates are furious about San Francisco’s new ban, and a public health official said it’s an ‘ideological vendetta’ that will ultimately hurt smokers Spencer Platt/Getty San Francisco officials passed an e-cigarette ban on Tuesday, outlawing the tobacco devices from being sold in stores or shipped...
23:42, 06/27/2019

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal...
09:00, 05/21/2019

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Michelle Visage Advocates for Breast Implant Illness Awareness on Season Finale Michelle Visage said "sashay away" to her breast implants for an important reason. During the Season 11 finale of RuPaul's Drag Race, the 50-year-ol...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Immigration advocates brace for ICE roundups across country: 'The goal is to terrorize' Immigrant advocates were bracing for massive arrests and detentions after a NYT report that a roundup in at least 10 major cities could begin Sunday....
22:56, 07/11/2019

Survivors, advocates upset over Teen Vogue’s ‘sex work is real work’ op-ed Sex trade survivors and anti-trafficking advocates are furious over a new Teen Vogue column that argues selling sex is a legitimate job and should be...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Tearful Mira Sorvino says 'I was date-raped,' advocates for statute of limitations changes Mira Sorvino, a Harvey Weinstein accuser, says she's been date-raped but she did not go into detail.        ...
20:56, 06/12/2019

Immigrant advocates file lawsuit against new Florida law prohibiting 'sanctuary cities' A coalition of immigrant advocacy groups filed a suit to stop enactment of Florida's new 'sanctuary cities' law.    &#...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Ben Stiller advocates for Syria crisis relief efforts at committee hearing: ‘Refugees are real people with real stories’ The actor, who is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency, appeared in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wedn...
01:28, 05/02/2019

In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relat...
22:56, 05/21/2019

Phil Neville: ‘I’ve seen nothing in this tournament that gives me fear’ The England coach’s rotation policy, so successful so far in the World Cup, is a matter of common sense rather than scienceThe hotel’s breakfast buff...
15:42, 06/23/2019

Will Smith goes from fear to joy as Aladdin's new genie Will Smith was initially worried about playing the genie in Disney's live action version of "Aladdin" after the celebrated performance by the late Ro...
22:28, 05/21/2019

In Tehran, specter of war met with more defiance than fear People in Tehran speak in hushed tones about what the coming days may bring. As geopolitical tensions crank up, talk of imminent conflict with the Un...
10:00, 05/17/2019

ICE Raids Spark Fear, Protests Immigration advocates took to the streets in protest Friday ahead of mass deportation raids planned this weekend in ten major cities. President Trump...
01:28, 07/13/2019

Campaigners fear US could be on brink of all-out abortion ban Seeking an abortion in Alabama is already hard. Outside the Reproductive Health Services clinic in the city of Montgomery, protesters harangue approa...
04:42, 05/23/2019

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relat...
18:28, 05/14/2019

NBA’s fear of Drake shows how cowardly sports have become It’s not difficult to figure why the dish ran away with the spoon. They’d had enough. Monday, after the second period of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Fi...
06:28, 06/07/2019

Fear of Intensifying Trade War Ricochets Through Economy Stocks fell for a second day after the Trump administration repeated its pledge to raise tariffs on Chinese imports this week. Business owners braced...
04:14, 05/08/2019

Fear Flares Up as Investors Brace for More Volatility Many investors fear that the recent volatility in markets is here to stay. The VIX, known as Wall Street’s “fear gauge,” jumped almost 30% on Monday,...
02:14, 05/14/2019

After caliphate’s fall, IS insurgents still spread fear BADOUSH, Iraq (AP) — Islamic State group militants are keeping residents around northern Iraq in fear, more than a year and a half after the defeat o...
08:42, 05/13/2019

Can you afford to retire? Most Americans fear they can't Many Americans lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency expense or even their daily living costs.     ...
14:56, 07/10/2019

Six Airplane Facts to Cure Your Fear of Flying For some people, air travel is just another part of everyday life. But for others, it’s a major source of stress and anxiety. The good news is that m...
23:14, 06/06/2019

Google’s Cassie Kozyrkov on why we shouldn’t fear AI At TNW2019, Google’s Chief Decision Scientist Cassie Kozyrkov took to the main stage to share her thoughts on humans’ responsibility behind creating ...
12:56, 05/10/2019

After caliphate's fall, IS insurgents still spread fear It was a chilly January evening, and Khadija Abd and her family had just finished supper at their farm when the two men with guns burst into the room...
08:28, 05/13/2019

Instill Fear In Your Opponents With This $50 Gaming Headset Have you ever wanted to own a headset designed by a Xenomorph? Well, buddy, you should check out the $50 Logitech G633 Artemis Spectrum headset....
21:28, 05/06/2019

India's minorities fear return of Modi "It's not even been one year. I really miss him," says Sahila Khan, her head bowed and sitting in a small room that belonged to her father, Rakbar, a...
04:14, 05/23/2019

Learning to overcome my fear of singing was as easy as do-re-mi I thought I couldn’t sing. Then I discovered there’s no such thing as ‘tone deaf’ – and that singing is not very different to speakingIt’s lunchtime ...
18:42, 06/15/2019

4,000 People Fear This Is Their Last Election Before Their Island Sinks Residents on Ghoramara fear that the votes they cast on Sunday in the national election may be the last before their island sinks into the Bay of Ben...
14:28, 05/19/2019

Fear not, parents: Your middle kids are going to be just fine. Our kids’ desires for engagement and attention fluctuate based on their age, personality and how a given day happens to be going. But are these thing...
15:14, 07/02/2019

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 Gare...
19:56, 06/13/2019

Fear, Misinformation, and Measles Spread in Brooklyn Measles is back, health care workers are racing to contain it, and parents of vulnerable children are frantic. How a fever spread in a tight-knit com...
14:28, 06/24/2019

| Liverpool rediscovering fear factor, says Van Dijk Virgil van Dijk believes Liverpool are close to rediscovering the fear factor that made the club such a dominant force for nearly two decades as they...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Artificial Intelligence: 3 Reasons to Fear a b-A.I.-r Market You name the industry -- from cyber-security to healthcare, telecom to transportation, big data to... baby diapers! -- high growth companies across t...
02:42, 05/22/2019

The Knicks’ Zion Williamson ‘hangover’ is nothing to fear Once the Zion Williamson “hangover” subsides, the Knicks are poised to get a “really, really good player” with the third overall pick in the 2019 dra...
22:42, 05/16/2019

The Londoner: Fisticuffs fear in Politics Live row Jo Coburn says Francois vs. Self row was "my fault"/ Labour MPs resist House of Lords offer by Lib Dems/ Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid rivalry finds ...
16:14, 06/28/2019

Dodgers fear Seager has serious hamstring strain Corey Seager pulled up lame while attempting to score in the ninth inning Tuesday, and Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said "early indications" were tha...
11:00, 06/12/2019

Hedonism, sex and fear – why the Weimar republic is in vogue From Fritz Lang to Brecht, 1920s German culture is being celebrated in print and on stage – perhaps because it has clear echoes todayIt was one of th...
17:14, 05/25/2019

Thai exiles in fear after murders and disappearances When members of the exiled Thai protest band Faiyen learned that the concrete-stuffed bodies of two Thai activists who had disappeared from Laos had ...
10:42, 05/24/2019

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush sc...
17:56, 05/30/2019

How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warpe...
11:28, 05/30/2019

Germans fear return of 'scary' surveillance A hidden audio recorder built to fit inside a bedroom door. A tiny camera stashed in a garden birdhouse. Secret odour-samplers embedded into living r...
09:56, 06/09/2019

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Faceboo...
22:28, 06/05/2019

| Ajax fear no-one as they hunt unlikely European glory Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana says that the flamboyant European dreamers aren't afraid of anyone as they prepare to continue their wild ride in the Cha...
19:00, 04/29/2019

EXPLAINER-Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Faceboo...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Jack Monroe: ‘I’m still haunted by the fear of being hungry’ The food writer and activist, 31, on internet insults, living in a shoebox, teaching at Sunday school and heckling Ed MilibandWhen I was born my pare...
15:42, 06/15/2019

'Free Britney!' Miley Cyrus advocates for Britney Spears onstage While performing in Memphis Saturday night, Cyrus shouted "Free Britney!" to the crowd during a rendition of "Party in the USA."    &...
14:56, 05/07/2019

Along with racetrack deaths, horse racing now has another fear: slaughterhouses HBO's report sheds light on racing's darkest dynamic as thousands of failed and retired thoroughbreds are slaughtered for meat every year. ...
15:42, 05/23/2019

3 reasons to fear America's $70 trillion debt pile America's debt load is about to hit a record. The combination of cheap money and soaring debt helped fuel the decade-long economic expansion and bull...
01:28, 07/18/2019

| Why Afghan refugee women in Pakistan fear repatriation Female refugees in Pakistan have told Al Jazeera that they are reluctant to return to Afghanistan because they fear violence and the forced recruitme...
19:42, 05/09/2019

Fear of humans influences behavior of predators, rodents When the presence of humans is palpable, pumas and medium-sized carnivores keep a lower profile, according to a new study, allowing rodents to take a...
18:56, 07/17/2019

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include ...
20:28, 07/01/2019

WhatsApp confirms it's been targeted by spyware. That's exactly what the app's customers fear The Financial Times reported Monday that an Israel-based company was able to successfully install malware that could have been used for surveillance ...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Where ISIS Ruled in Syria, Fear and Uncertainty Reign The Islamic State lost control of eastern Syria, but a visit there found cities in shambles, an uncertain future and ISIS still carrying out deadly a...
17:14, 04/29/2019

"Speak Up Without Fear", Says UK Foreign Minister After Envoy To US Quits Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt urged British diplomats to keep speaking "without fear or favour" following the resignation of the ambassador to the Uni...
08:28, 07/12/2019

Confusion, fear reigns on Mexico border with new US policy Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge c...
09:28, 07/17/2019

Danish fishing communities fear Brexit could sink them In the small fishing town of Thyboron on the northwestern coast of Denmark, many fishermen worry the British waters they have become increasingly dep...
11:14, 04/30/2019

Some House members want pay raise -- while others fear political cost After a decade without a pay raise, a handful of House members are considering accepting an annual automatic wage hike, but most lawmakers are worrie...
14:28, 05/09/2019

After the Sri Lanka Terror Attacks, Muslims Fear Backlash As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Justin Bieber Encourages Fans to Not Let "Fear and Anxiety Win" Justin Bieber has an uplifting message for you. The star took to social media on Thursday with lengthy comments for his 111 million fans with his f...
19:28, 05/02/2019

Modi: Minorities living in 'world of imaginary fear' The call to prayer rings out through the crowded, bustling streets of Old Delhi -- a maze of chaotic streets full of honking scooters, shouting ricks...
09:42, 05/30/2019

How the new Nissan Leaf helped me conquer my fear of driving I’m not a confident driver, so I almost turned down the opportunity to test the new Nissan Leaf for three days – but I’m very gl...
00:28, 06/06/2019

U.S. Farmers Brace for Aid Package They Fear Will Fall Short Stalled trade talks between Beijing and Washington are exacerbating a slump in the U.S. Farm Belt, and many farmers don’t believe an aid package bein...
15:42, 05/17/2019

If everyone else is worried about stocks, capitalize on the fear and make a fortune Markets often pre-price widely known information, especially the bad stuff. Invest in the stock market when others pull out, and you won't regre...
16:56, 07/07/2019

Climate hawks fear Tom Steyer's presidential run could backfire Environmentalists are not enthusiastic about California billionaire Tom Steyer’s late entrance into the presidential race and worry his campaign coul...
06:28, 07/13/2019

Paper Round: United fear Pogba will go AWOL "Manchester United worry over Paul Pogba, Arsenal want Ryan Fraser, Newcastle set Rafael Benitez departure in May, and Chelsea aim to keep Callum Hud...
08:42, 07/07/2019

TV station to continue reporting 'without fear' after offices raided An Australian TV station has been raided by police over a story alleging special forces had been involved in the unlawful killing of civilians in Afg...
11:42, 06/05/2019

Tesla shares, bonds take a hit as investors fear 'code red' Investors worry about the automaker's cash burn, sales outlook and problems with an Autopilot system that CEO Elon Musk has held out as key to the el...
23:14, 05/20/2019

Fear the Man in the Middle? This company wants to sell quantum key distribution Enlarge / That's a lofty promise you got there, quantum key distribution company. (credit: Quantum XChange) When reviewing the WireGuard VPN last f...
14:28, 05/02/2019

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueli...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Hal Steinbrenner’s biggest fear about Yankees’ pursuit for starter LONDON — Standing in the middle of Finsbury Park at the start of a clinic for the London Meteorites Baseball Club on Thursday, Hal Steinbrenner reite...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Fear-based apps have us fretting about crime even as it declines Paranoia has never been so social. A slew of community apps meant to inform locals of crime in their area are helping encourage a false sense of risi...
20:14, 05/08/2019

Mets, Yankees may need to finally overcome their trade fear June was defining in New York baseball. The Yankees posted the best record in the AL to surge to the overall best record in the AL. The Mets produced...
03:00, 07/03/2019

Pro-impeachment Dems fear Al Green's renegade push House Democrats methodically working to build support for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump fear that a rogue move by a Texas De...
20:14, 07/16/2019

Fear missing out? Amazon knows it—and uses it to make Prime Day sales Amazon's marketing for its annual Prime Day plays on our fear of missing out on deals and discounts. Experts weigh in on the consumer psychology...
18:56, 07/14/2019

Celtics likely to sign guard Walker The Boston Celtics are expected to make All-Star guard Kemba Walker a four-year, $141 million contract offer when free agency opens Sunday, ESPN's Ad...
18:28, 06/27/2019

Why the U.S. Is Targeting Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is Iran’s premier military force. It’s also much more. As the official protector of the 1979 revolution that...
17:56, 06/19/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo Is Ready To "Think Like A Guard" Again Giannis Antetokounmpo is a treasure. A kind soul before the basketball game, a rude leviathan during it, and, it turns out, a reflective conversation...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Coast guard rescues man, dog from Barry The U.S. Coast Guard released video of a helicopter crew rescuing a 77-year-old man and a dog from a home after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Barry...
21:28, 07/15/2019

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms ...
05:56, 05/24/2019

Sources: Fear of Lakers dynasty drove Clips' deal As fears mounted that the Lakers had pushed to the cusp of creating an unprecedented Big Three, the Clippers made a blockbuster trade for OKC's Paul ...
18:29, 07/06/2019

Lampard has no fear of player power threatening Chelsea return Dressing room manoeuvres thought to have been behind previous sackings but new incumbent is scornful of the ideaTo those on the outside it was the th...
10:56, 07/07/2019

Australians fear China but want its technology: Lowy Institute poll Despite rising fears of China, more Australians want the government to focus on getting the best or cheapest technology rather than protecting agains...
06:42, 06/26/2019

China hawks fear Trump is ready to deal on Huawei At G-20 meeting, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to ask the U.S. president to lift a ban on U.S. companies supplying Huawei. Trump faces a G...
02:14, 06/28/2019

Crowds at Venezuela protests diminish as fear of crackdown grows A modest crowd of Venezuelans took to the streets Saturday to show support for the opposition-led congress which is coming under increasing pressure ...
00:42, 05/12/2019

Weathering months of flooding, residents fear Mississippi town will never be the same Some homes in the Mississippi Delta have been flooded since February. Damage could total tens of millions of dollars.      ...
18:56, 06/27/2019

Fear ''Threat'' To Life: Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers To Mumbai Top Cop Ten rebel lawmakers from the Congress-JD(S) combine have written to the Mumbai police commissioner expressing fears of threat to their lives during v...
02:14, 07/10/2019

Fear Of Counterfeit Money Leaves No Takers For Rs 10 Coin In Manipur If you happen to board a bus or visit a grocery store in Manipur with Rs 10-denomination coins in wallet, chances are there that you might be shown t...
10:42, 05/17/2019

Weak Monsoon Across India Raises Fear Over Crops, Economy Monsoon in the country was below average for the fourth straight week, with rainfall scanty over central and western parts of the country in the week...
16:56, 06/27/2019

Germaine de Randamie no longer fighting 'never-ending' fear narrative She was ridiculed by fans for refusing to take a fight, then spent a year sidelined by injury. But Germaine de Randamie never lost sight of what MMA ...
17:42, 07/11/2019

Pakistan Man Murders HIV Positive Wife As Outbreak Spreads Fear A man killed his HIV positive wife on Wednesday in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, st...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Fear of ICE raids prompts warnings, advice to undocumented residents The Trump administration's threat of immigration raids after the Fourth of July has prompted a surge of fear in minority communities across the count...
22:14, 07/03/2019

Next online battle will play on fear of bots, says Facebook official New ‘influence operations’ will openly advertise participation in debate instead of hiding itThe next wave of “influence operations” like those that ...
16:42, 06/25/2019

Fear and loathing in cricket's fraying heartland | Andy Bull There is a cost to tinkering with formats and selling the game to Sky – cricket’s very life is at stakeThe barman at the Bat and Ball isn’t sure whet...
23:56, 05/24/2019

My wife gave birth two weeks ago. Here's how I handled the fear that she would die. Our memories differ on which doctors said what, and when, but we both grasped the you-could-die-here message.        ...
19:14, 05/13/2019

‘Why do I fear to go out in my own country?’ In Modi’s India, rising unease among Muslims. As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks reelection in polls concluding this month, the result is being closely watched by the country’s nearly 2...
23:14, 05/13/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday ...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Despite Markets' Jitters Over Trade, Signs of Longer-Term Fear Are Few Many consumers and money managers have indicated they remain upbeat about the future, despite concerns about the trade impasse between the U.S. and C...
17:14, 05/23/2019

Wayne Rooney says Manchester United’s players must feel the fear • Team need to be afraid of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Rooney says• Rooney criticises current players’ lack of accountabilityWayne Rooney believes Ole Gunn...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong’s elite fear extradition law could harm their reputation Business leaders in the region take tentative steps in face of contentious billDays after Hong Kong’s first major protest against its stalled extradi...
07:42, 06/23/2019

On PM's "Minorities' Fear" Remark, Asaduddin Owaisi Cites Cow Vigilantes Asaduddin Owaisi, the leader of AIMIM (All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) has joined issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his comment th...
13:56, 05/26/2019

'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport disruption that it brought for...
08:14, 06/25/2019

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Afric...
10:56, 06/07/2019

The True Story of How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five “When They See Us” revisits the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys. A writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, a...
02:56, 06/02/2019

Nightmares, flashbacks and constant fear: how a stalker brought me to my wits’ end I blocked them, threatened legal action and finally informed the police. But my stalker’s persistence made me afraid for my lifeIt started with an em...
18:56, 07/03/2019

Richie Incognito Will Get Work As Long As The NFL Mistakes Fear For Strength Three teams worked out Richie Incognito during the 2014 NFL season. They probably could have used him, both because Incognito had by then become a pr...
16:42, 06/03/2019

Fear and Anger Over Construction of International Airport For Machu Picchu Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru is being put under threat of ‘irreparable damage’ as work to build an international airport to cater for e...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which op...
00:56, 06/08/2019

Pete Alonso shuts up Mets fans’ biggest fear MINNEAPOLIS — Jinx? Did someone say jinx? Well … there weren’t a lot of people using that word inside the Mets’ clubhouse the past few days. But it h...
09:56, 07/18/2019

'We will lose any hope of going home': Rohingya live in fear of resettlement Plans to relocate Rohingya people in Myanmar’s Rakhine state promise to dash their dreams of returning to traditional lifeFor the past seven years, M...
11:42, 05/02/2019

'Fear' and 'favor' chill newsroom at storied Japanese paper (This January 25 story corrects to specify the three goals cited by Japan Times management for the style change in the December meeting and to revise...
08:56, 07/19/2019

‘Every day, it is a risk’: immigrant communities paralyzed by fear of impending Ice raids Mayors in major cities have pledged to support those targeted by Sunday’s ‘enforcement operations’When CG heard that Donald Trump had announced raids...
10:56, 07/13/2019

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the count...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Pelosi holds firm as some fear impeachment window closing Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team are nowhere close to launching impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump — with the chances...
14:14, 05/02/2019

Czechs protest justice appointee, fear meddling in PM's case Thousands protested around the Czech Republic on Monday against a justice minister nominee they fear might meddle with a criminal case involving the ...
22:00, 04/29/2019

NASCAR Cup drivers fear Dover speeds are in 'danger zone' Leading NASCAR Cup Series drivers expressed concerns after nearly two dozen cars went faster than the Dover qualifying record in Friday afternoon pra...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Obama: Leaders who 'feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts' Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a tacit swipe at President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying leaders who "feed fear typically are also ...
13:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. retailers' halting outlook reveals scale of tariff fear The first half of 2019 was expected to be a boon for U.S. retailers, buoyed by solid consumer sentiment at home and expansion in China - the market m...
21:00, 06/13/2019

| As migrants wait in fear, no sign of large-scale US raids Thousands of undocumented immigrants waited in uncertainty, fearful of the nationwide raids promised by President Donald Trump, but there were no imm...
15:56, 07/15/2019

Yewande reveals fear of holes on Love Island – so what is trypophobia? WHAT is trypophobia? Love Island star Yewande recently revealed her fear of holes on the ITV2 series. Here's all you need to know about the quirky ph...
13:42, 06/12/2019

Immigrant victims of abuse stay silent for fear of US deportation Police in a number of US cities say women are not reporting sexual assault and domestic violence since Donald Trump became president because they fea...
05:00, 04/29/2019

Everything We Know About the U.S. Spy Drone Shot Down By Iran's Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has shot down a U.S. drone, according to multiple reports by Iranian state media channels. U.S. officials confirmed that t...
11:42, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Iran’s Guard says it can hit warships in region TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and ...
15:42, 05/17/2019

The Old Guard performs the annual 'Flags In' for Memorial Day Army soldiers with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment — commonly referred to as The Old Guard — perform their annual tradition of ‘Flags In’ by marking e...
14:56, 05/26/2019

The wrong Celtics point guard exploded The Celtics point guard wants you to know he put his entire heart into this run, letting his teammates be the stars and fostering a culture that at l...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard: US has started 'psychological war' After the US army sent forces into the Middle East, Iran has said it won't surrender to political and economic pressure. US President Trump said he w...
19:28, 05/12/2019

The Latest: No immediate release for Coast Guard officer GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a detention hearing for a Coast Guard officer accused by federal prosecutors of being a domestic terrorist (all t...
22:14, 05/07/2019

Cleveland Cavaliers waive guard J.R. Smith J.R. Smith was waived by the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday in a move that opens up salary-cap space, ending a memorable tenure for the guard.  ...
04:00, 07/16/2019

NBA notebook: Lakers eye James as point guard LeBron James is preparing to take on a new role with the Los Angeles Lakers this season as point guard, according to a report Monday by Yahoo! Sports...
05:28, 07/09/2019

Coast Guard: 6 people missing after floatplanes go down ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Coast Guard says six people are unaccounted for after two floatplanes went down in the water in southeast Alaska. Petty ...
01:28, 05/14/2019

Former Guard commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker A former leader of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard says the Islamic Republic should consider seizing a British oil tanker in response to authorit...
16:00, 07/05/2019

Iran says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency says the country’s Revolutionary Guard has shot down a U.S. drone. The U.S. militar...
05:56, 06/20/2019

Celtics Bring In More Normal All-Star Guard Minutes after Kyrie Irving shipped himself off to Brooklyn to try and get the Nets to interested in channeling the cosmos, the Celtics have gone ahea...
05:00, 07/01/2019

Iran says U.S. drone shot down by Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear...
06:14, 06/20/2019

Watch the Opening Few Minutes of the Fifth Season Premiere of Fear the Walking Dead Fear the Walking Dead premieres its fifth season this Sunday, but if you’re eager to dig your teeth into some zombie action, you can see the first fe...
15:14, 06/02/2019

Few migrants seeking U.S. asylum successfully claim fear of waiting in Mexico About 1% of the migrants sent to wait in Mexico pending the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims have successfully claimed that they would face danger...
05:00, 06/29/2019

Brazil and Argentina should fear Copa América giantkillings | Jonathan Wilson Brazil face their old enemies Paraguay in the quarter-finals and Argentina have no cause for confidence against VenezuelaHello nemesis, old friend. F...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Asylum seekers waiting in Nuevo Laredo fear lurking dangers For the 1,800 or so asylum seekers and migrants currently stuck in Nuevo Laredo waiting for a chance at refuge in the United States, fear is palpable...
08:56, 07/18/2019

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that wo...
05:00, 06/09/2019

University evacuates for fear of gas leak. The alarming smell was actually a really stinky fruit The University of Canberra's library was evacuated last week after a suspected gas leak turned out to be a durian, the particularly pungent frui...
17:28, 05/13/2019

Dems fear report on Russia probe could kill their oversight momentum Democrats lurching toward potential impeachment and ramping up their probes of President Donald Trump are becoming increasingly worried that the Just...
13:28, 06/06/2019

Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shippingThe attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated...
20:14, 06/15/2019

Man let massive head tumor grow for 20 years over alleged fear of surgery Surgeons successfully removed an 11-pound tumor from a man’s head after he finally sought help for the mass that had been reportedly growing for 20 y...
15:14, 05/23/2019

Investors fear another 'sharp fall' is coming and are scrambling to protect their portfolios The investment bank's regular survey of global fund managers found that 34% of investors say they have secured downside protection, a record hig...
14:14, 05/14/2019

Quebec law banning hijab at work creates ‘politics of fear', say critics Civil liberties groups vow to challenge new law that bans public employees from wearing religious symbolsCivil liberties and Muslim groups have vowed...
21:28, 06/17/2019

Hungary scientists fear brain drain as govt seeks control BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The president of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences says the government is moving to gain control of Hungary’s research...
19:42, 06/12/2019

Storm-battered Indiana farmers fear new Trump tariff tempest Tornadoes and worse hit the state’s corn belt recently but trade wars with China and Mexico threaten ‘a very big impact’The sun is finally shining in...
09:42, 06/07/2019

Fuck church: Keanu Reeves has a very special message for those who fear death What happens when we die? It’s a question that’s plagued humanity since the dawn of time (I assume). Do we go to some fluffy cloud sparkle palace fil...
18:42, 05/15/2019

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the compan...
00:56, 06/21/2019

Fear and Trembling: LG Display faces the axe for OLED burn-in and market squeeze After seven years of ignoring the warning signs, LG Display's OLED TV panel business is facing a reckoning by LG Group's leadership and the market as...
16:56, 05/15/2019

Few heed latest call for caravan amid fear after police raid Calls for a new migrant caravan have largely gone unheeded as a relatively small group departed from Honduras a week after a raid by Mexican police r...
19:56, 04/30/2019

Report: Intelligence Officials Won’t Brief Trump on Cyberattacks Against Russia For Fear He Might Get Mad and Tell Putin Buried in a recent news report about America’s secret program of placing “digital implants” in the Russian power grid is an interesting and troubleso...
07:56, 06/17/2019

Staffers at violent Brooklyn HS fear retaliation from politically connected principal Staffers at a violence-plagued Brooklyn high school say they fear speaking up about the dangerous environment because the assistant principal is poli...
05:56, 05/12/2019

Hong Kong extradition law could instill climate of fear, says Taiwan official Chinese-ruled Hong Kong's push for an extradition law with Beijing could further undermine the city's freedoms and rule of law and a instill a climat...
15:42, 05/03/2019

Simon Speirs' family fear more lives could be at risk in Clipper race Amateur sailor’s widow Margaret says company has ‘failed in so many ways’The family of an amateur sailor who died after being swept overboard in a ro...
02:28, 06/20/2019

Defence attorneys say Jeffrey Epstein had foreign passport out of fear of kidnapping "The passport was for personal protection in the event of travel to dangerous areas, only to be presented to potential kidnapers, hijackers or terror...
12:00, 07/17/2019

Slaughter Beach, Dog announces new album, Safe And Also No Fear, with 2 excellent singles Slaughter Beach, Dog began as a lo-fi side project for Modern Baseball’s Jake Ewald, but has since evolved into a full-band affair on the verge of it...
00:14, 05/29/2019

Head teacher says parents fear rise in state pupils at Oxbridge The head teacher of an independent school is facing a backlash after saying a rise in state school pupils being accepted by Oxford or Cambridge has c...
14:56, 05/11/2019

Men, don’t fear the snip – it’s the best way to share the burden of birth control | Felicity Hannah Vasectomies are suddenly unpopular, but in a heterosexual couple it’s a feminist action for a man to takeMy husband doesn’t want a vasectomy. I don’t...
14:14, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Black Lives Matter: Shooting shows police ‘fear’ EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a naked teenager by police in Edmond, Oklahoma (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A Black Lives Ma...
23:42, 05/02/2019

'Deepfake' videos, other tech could threaten 2020 election, Dems fear The House Intelligence Committee heard from artificial intelligence experts in a meeting Thursday over the potential threat “deepfake” technology cou...
11:00, 06/14/2019

After UK Envoy Sacked, Diplomats Fear Putting Trump Criticism In Writing The lightning-fast resignation of Britain's ambassador to the United States on Wednesday after a leak of his correspondence criticizing the Trump adm...
05:42, 07/11/2019

METALS-Shanghai copper hits 2-year low as demand fear grows Shanghai copper prices on Thursday tumbled to their lowest in two years, tracking falls in London's overnight session, as anxiety about global growth...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Amazon wants to deliver crime news and fear to Ring doorbell owners Amazon is in the process of a curious hire – a Managing Editor, News – to help bring “breaking crime news alerts” to owners of Ring’s home security g...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Idaho music event canceled amid immigration enforcement fear A music festival in southern Idaho has been canceled because organizers say they feared potential raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents...
20:28, 07/21/2019

'Under siege': Fear and defiance mark life for Pakistan's minority Hazaras High walls around the neighborhoods of Pakistan's embattled Hazara community in the southwestern city of Quetta are designed to protect them from ext...
02:56, 07/05/2019

Chuckle at These New Game of Thrones Memes Forever Because ‘Laughter Is Poison to Fear’ Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. “The Last of the Starks,” the fourth Game of Thrones’ episode of season 8...
15:14, 05/06/2019

Big Pharma won't like Trump's next move after rebate rule is abandoned, investors fear Another way President Trump could make a push to lower drug prices is with a proposal announced last year that would allow Medicare to create an "int...
00:28, 07/12/2019

The Latest: Suspect in college 7 years, briefly in Guard SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into a Utah college student’s disappearance (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A Utah man accus...
00:14, 06/29/2019

5 years for ex-guard who used pepper spray in inmates' eyes A former prison guard captain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for plotting to abuse inmates at a privately run federal prison in nort...
07:14, 06/06/2019

NFL notebook: Security guard presses charges against Elliott Security guard Kyle Johnson has pressed charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident in Las Vegas, Fox 5 Las Ve...
07:42, 07/14/2019

Amazon's Alexa Guard is finally here to monitor your home while you're away Even though music streaming remains the primary use case for Amazon and Google's insanely popular smart speakers, it goes without saying Alexa and Go...
20:42, 05/14/2019

Why Does a Bucks Security Guard Look Familiar? He Used to Play for the Team Dick Garrett was part of the 1974 Milwaukee Bucks team that lost in the finals. Now, as a security guard, he has a front-row seat to watch Giannis An...
02:42, 05/16/2019

Biden, in CNN Interview, Says Harris Caught Him Off Guard in Debate Mr. Biden reiterated that Ms. Harris had mischaracterized his position on school busing, prolonging what has been a combative period of the president...
22:00, 07/05/2019

Guard trampled to death by elephant while on look out for escaped lions A guard on the lookout for a pride of 14 lions that were thought to have escaped from the Kruger National Park has been trampled to death by an eleph...
19:14, 06/10/2019

Ex-Texas guard Littleton lands at South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas guard Destiny Littleton is transferring to South Carolina. Littleton is a 5-foot-9 guard who came to the Longhorns...
03:00, 05/07/2019

Zona guard leaving basketball team after just one season TUCSON –  Arizona guard Devonaire Doutrive is transferring from the University of Arizona. It’s still not clear what school he will head ...
10:14, 05/28/2019

Can Coco Gauff break past the tennis old guard? At 15, Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff is the star of Wimbledon. But young players often struggle to make a lasting impactWatching the fearless shot-making and pre...
11:56, 07/07/2019

Lizzo says security guard manhandled 2 staffers in Milwaukee MILWAUKEE (AP) — Singer-rapper Lizzo says a security guard tackled two members of her staff to the ground and used hurtful language just moments afte...
18:28, 06/28/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard report capture of UK tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guard said they have seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz for allegedly violating international laws. The UK gove...
21:42, 07/19/2019

South Carolina guard A.J. Lawson withdraws from NBA draft COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina freshman guard A.J. Lawson has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft. Lawson announced his choice on Tuesday, a ...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Report: Lakers to start James at point guard LeBron James is preparing to take on a new role with the Los Angeles Lakers this season as point guard, according to a report Monday by Yahoo! Sports...
05:28, 07/09/2019

Varangian Guard: Bodyguards and Berserkers of the Byzantine Empire The tale of the Varangians continues in its prime in the form of the Varangian Guard, a prominent and selective Byzantine army arising in the tenth c...
23:56, 06/20/2019

EU's Frontex deploys border guard teams in Albania Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, are joining Albania's police to patrol its land and sea borders for migrants and cri...
15:28, 05/21/2019

UA guard Alex Barcello leaves basketball team TUCSON – University of Arizona guard Alex Barcello is transferring away from the program. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast:...
10:42, 06/25/2019

UConn women receive commitment from Polish guard UConn adds to its roster for next season, receiving commitment from 6-foot guard Anna Makurat from Poland        ...
22:28, 05/01/2019

U.S. Coast Guard holds Hurricane Barry briefing The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued a number of people stranded in their homes in Louisiana because of life-threatening storm conditions. (July ...
21:28, 07/15/2019

| WATCH: Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan Japanese firemen and police forensic experts gather at the site where two people, including a child, were feared dead in a mass stabbing attack that ...
08:00, 05/28/2019

Revolutionary Guard commander says while Iran has no intention of war with anyone, it’s ‘ready for war’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Revolutionary Guard commander says while Iran has no intention of war with anyone, it’s ‘ready for war’...
11:28, 06/20/2019

Siena guard Jalen Pickett pulls out of NBA draft LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Siena point guard Jalen Pickett has withdrawn his name from consideration for the NBA draft and will return to school for hi...
00:56, 05/30/2019

Iran claims Revolutionary Guard shot down US drone Iran’s state news agency said Thursday that the country’s military unit shot down a US drone flying over its airspace. The Persian Gulf n...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Iran: Islamic Revolutionary Guard shot down U.S. spy drone Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast, after it violated Iran...
13:56, 06/20/2019

Guard F-16s to conduct Memorial Day flyovers in Tucson area TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Two F-16 jet fighters from the Arizona Air National Guard will conduct five flyovers of cemeteries and other locations in ...
05:42, 05/26/2019

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boar...
06:28, 07/12/2019

US Coast Guard rescued dozens of whale watchers The U.S. Coast Guard says dozens of passengers have been rescued from a Canadian whale-watching boat from British Columbia off the coast of Washingto...
13:56, 05/10/2019

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U...
09:56, 07/12/2019

Ever-changing of the guard yields similar results for Chelsea "Chelsea lifted the Europa League trophy in Baku, even if very few Blues made it there to see them. Dan Levene, stranded in London like the rest, saw...
23:56, 05/29/2019

4 assailants, 1 guard killed in hotel attack in SW Pakistan Officials say four insurgents armed with rifles and grenades attacked a luxury hotel in the southwestern coastal town of Gwadar on Saturday, triggeri...
20:28, 05/11/2019

‘You can’t put a time period on grief’: Families fear program closure after MMIWG inquiry The federal justice department launched FILU in August 2016 as part of a four-year, $16.17-million commitment to programs and community-based organiz...
00:00, 06/03/2019

Dems to hold first-ever hearing on Medicare for All, as progressives fear 'deliberation theater' farce House Democrats will hold their first-ever hearing on Medicare for All legislation on Tuesday, advancing a sweeping proposal that several prominent 2...
02:56, 04/30/2019

Heartbreaking: Dad Has Pretty Obviously Changed His Behavior For Fear Of Getting Cancelled As If He’s Even Close To Important Enough For That To Happen Anyone who knows Dad knows that he’s never exactly been a poster boy for political correctness, but now the old man seems to be turning a new leaf, a...
13:56, 05/02/2019

5.3 magnitude quake shakes Greek capital, sends residents to the streets in fear A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for peop...
18:42, 07/19/2019

Knife crime: Public fear UK has descended into lawlessness, five ex-Met Police chiefs warn The public fear Britain has descended into lawlessness because of spiralling knife and drug crime and have lost faith in policing, former Scotland Ya...
09:28, 07/05/2019

Trade Wars Stoke Economic Fear as G-20 Finance Ministers Gather in Japan Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will meet China’s central bank governor in the first meeting of senior officials from the countries since trade tal...
12:00, 06/07/2019

Businesses that initially avoided Trump China tariffs now fear getting caught up in trade war Businesses that previously avoided the Trump administration's China tariffs now face levies on the same products under the latest proposal to put tar...
07:00, 06/22/2019

Nearly 300 Quarantined On Reported Church of Scientology Cruise Ship For Fear Of Measles Outbreak Nearly 300 passengers and crew members aboard the Freewinds cruise ship—which, according to Coast Guard officials, shares the name of a cruise ship o...
15:00, 05/02/2019

In Mexico, Trump's latest asylum policy stirs anger, fear and confusion Tens of thousands of migrants who have been waiting for months in Mexican border cities are struggling to understand what the U.S. new asylum policy ...
17:00, 07/18/2019

After British ambassador’s downfall, diplomats fear putting Trump criticisms in writing The resignation of Kim Darroch prompted discussions about moderating the tone of assessments about the Trump administration. But one former diplomat ...
04:56, 07/11/2019

European regulators fear Deutsche Bank U.S. stress test failure: source Deutsche Bank is in danger of failing U.S. stress tests, a European bank supervisor told Reuters, adding to pressure on Germany's biggest lender to m...
20:42, 04/30/2019

Karen Carney: ‘Playing at a World Cup is your dream, don’t fear it, embrace it’ | Suzanne Wrack The Chelsea midfielder is yet to start a game for England in France but expect that to change as the knockout stages begin for a player Phil Neville ...
00:28, 06/22/2019

Detroit police fear 'serial murderer and rapist' at large after third body found Authorities, who believe attacker is targeting sex workers, make public appeal for informationInvestigators believe a “serial murderer and rapist” ta...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Democrats fear Trump will pull US out of last major arms control treaty with Russia FAREWELL TO ARMS CONTROL: President Trump’s decision earlier this year to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier...
13:42, 06/06/2019

With US-China talks stalled, critics fear tariffs will stay for the long term Lawmakers and the business community are growing increasingly concerned that President Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods will be around for the long t...
08:14, 06/14/2019

'American Ninja Warrior' host Akbar Gbajabiamila's top strategy for overcoming fear Is fear getting in your way when it comes to saving and investing? Akbar Gbajabiamila, co-host of NBC's "American Ninja Warrior," has some advic...
16:28, 05/24/2019

US tech stocks slide as Google, Facebook and Apple fear antitrust investigations US government reportedly considering separate investigations into whether tech giants are engaged in anti-competitive practicesUS tech stocks were dr...
02:42, 06/04/2019