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'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry

Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationistsThe environmentalist, white nationalist, and influent...

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry

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From bees to refugees: The German Book Prize releases its longlist One of the most prestigious prizes for literature in German will go to one of 20 books selected for consideration. Bosnian-German author Saša Staniši...
13:42, 08/20/2019

Older bees pass on immunity-boosting molecules to other bees in jelly Bees seem to have a kind of collective immune system. When exposed to disease, older bees produce immunity-boosting molecules that get passed on to t...
19:14, 05/02/2019

How killer bees evolved into chiller bees in just one decade While killer bees terrorised the US, in Puerto Rico, an extraordinary accident of evolution has transformed them into a beacon of hope against the th...
17:42, 08/16/2019

Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister MP says she’s prepared to fight for her portfolio – and a priority will be cutting ‘green tape’ for big projectsThe new environment minister, Sussan ...
02:56, 06/14/2019

So There's Trash Talk And Then There's Casual Bigotry How far is too far when it comes to gaming trash talk? And how do you go about confronting a friend, or a stranger, for some seriously uncool comment...
00:42, 08/02/2019

Trump's Racist Census Fight II: New Look, Same Bigotry The dizzying and absurd saga over whether the 2020 Census will include a question about citizenship is still, somehow, ongoing. The issue seemed to b...
15:14, 07/08/2019

Survivors of religious massacres speak out against bigotry A rabbi from Tree of Life synagogue drew applause at a State Department conference when he condemned bigotry against immigrants and called for toning...
20:28, 07/16/2019

No Place For "Bigotry", "Intolerance": Sonia Gandhi On Independence Day Sonia Gandhi today listed "bigotry" and "intolerance" among the challenges facing the country in her Independence Day message, delivered days after t...
19:14, 08/15/2019

Bigotry makes politicians ‘complicit in the violence that follows’ : UN independent experts Responding to the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio on Saturday, a group of independent UN experts has called out the “increased use of divisive langu...
00:14, 08/08/2019

A secret romance: the director who is confronting Nazis, race and bigotry Amma Asante’s new movie follows the story of a biracial girl during the Third Reich. How much of it reflects the film-maker’s fears of where we are h...
14:56, 05/03/2019

Trump's Statue of Bigotry is not Cuccinelli's first neo-Confederate assault | Sidney Blumenthal In 2010, as Virginia attorney general, the acting USCIS director tried to make his staff wear a symbol of secessionKen Cuccinelli, acting director of...
09:00, 08/18/2019

Trump condemns bigotry, blames video games for mass shootings The president said he supported increased mental health assessments to prevent more attacks. He also advocated restricted access to violent video gam...
18:14, 08/05/2019

Trump condemns 'racism, bigotry and white supremacy' in speech after mass shootings kill 29 Americans are "outraged and sickened by this monstrous evil, the cruelty, the hatred, the malice, the bloodshed and the terror," Trump said in the ro...
16:42, 08/05/2019

Riot Games Tells Rick Fox’s Esports Organization To Remove Investor Accused Of Bigotry League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) commissioner Chris Greeley said in a statement today that if esports organization Echo Fox doesn’t remove...
01:56, 05/16/2019

Bees Bug Cricketers It was absolute scenes in the North of England today during a World Cup match between Sri Lanka and South Africa, as players were forced to duck for ...
17:28, 06/28/2019

It’s not just about the bees – earthworms need love, too They may not be cute, but the work they do for our soil keeps humans in business. But their numbers are in steep declineIf earthworms had feathers, w...
19:42, 05/20/2019

That Big Rig You're Passing Might Be Full of Bees There are still cowboys driving livestock across America in 2019. While most of us are snoozing, they’re rolling up to dark fields with trucks full o...
20:42, 06/25/2019

May Day’s Weird and Wonderful Pagan Roots May 1st is an ancient Northern Hemisphere festival, now known as ‘May Day’, which traditionally marked the return of summer. It is believed that the ...
11:56, 05/02/2019

In Venezuela, Uncle Sam Roots From the Sidelines In the predawn hours of April 30, the contest for control of Venezuela once again appeared to be coming to a head. Juan Guaidó, the young refo...
12:42, 05/02/2019

Rodrigo y Gabriela return to their roots Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the acoustic instrumental rock duo who record as Rodrigo y Gabriela, return with their first album in five yea...
19:42, 06/12/2019

'It's a celebration': tracing the roots of hip-hop through photography In a new exhibition, photos from rappers from Jay-Z to Cardi B are on show to trace the rise of a genre from the streets to the White HouseOn Monday,...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Munich Re putting down roots in India India is on track to become the world's third-largest economy. Munich Re wants to cash in on the strong growth in the country's insurance market, the...
08:28, 08/14/2019

Your Cheap-Ass Bee House Is Probably Killing the Bees It’s a noble cause—trying to help bees thrive as populations face catastrophic collapse. One of the ways folks have been doing this recently is by pu...
21:42, 06/09/2019

More than 500,000 bees in Texas killed in act of vandalism ALVIN, Texas (AP) — Investigators south of Houston are trying to determine who killed more than 500,000 bees by setting hives on fire, toppling some ...
17:28, 05/02/2019

Berlin street swarmed by 30,000 bees Tens of thousands of bees brought traffic in a busy street in Berlin's Neuköln district to a stop. Local beekeepers intervened within minutes of poli...
06:14, 05/19/2019

Baseball hasn’t taken off in Britain, despite deep roots there The arrival of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in London for Major League Baseball’s first games in Europe this weekend is being treated as a...
06:00, 06/29/2019

Rockefeller Center Digs Up Its Bucolic Roots Inspired by its 19th-century history, the Channel Gardens has been reimagined and filled with native plants and arrangements. We tracked their instal...
17:42, 05/05/2019

What will my dad’s Ancestry profile reveal about my boy’s Irish roots? We were hoping to unveil a link to Persian aristocracy, or maybe Somali piratesMy son’s genetic inheritance is not something I think about often. He ...
21:56, 07/28/2019

The Painful Roots of Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Comment Mr. Trump’s instruction for four congresswomen to “go back” to their countries was a cutting reminder for those who have heard different versions of ...
15:42, 07/16/2019

Why Roots of U.S. Border Crisis Lie South of Mexico The so-called Northern Triangle of Central America-- consisting of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras -- is a hotbed of poverty, corruption, gang vi...
12:00, 07/05/2019

Wu-Tang Clan gets back to its roots in new TV series The story of famed 1990s group Wu-Tang Clan is coming to television in a series that rapper RZA hopes will resonate beyond America's hip-hop communit...
21:56, 07/26/2019

Tracing Your Roots Through Travel, According to Mickela Mallozzi She has danced the tango in Buenos Aires and immersed herself in South Korea’s K-pop. Now the host of “Bare Feet” is using her DNA to better explore ...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Oak tree has evolutionary roots in Southern Hemisphere Researchers have unearthed a collection of chinquapin fruit and leaf fossils in Patagonia that suggests the oak and beech family has evolutionary roo...
17:28, 06/07/2019

The key to combating extremism is to address its social roots Effective techniques for preventing extremism call for intervening early, making sure disenfranchised groups are included in society and disrupting s...
18:28, 04/28/2019

iHeartMedia is returning podcasts to their radio roots If you own a radio network, how do you promote your podcasts? By calling back to the roots of podcass and airing them on the radio, of course. iHea...
04:14, 08/09/2019

And It Don’t Stop: Milwaukee’s Hip-Hop Week Is What Happens When Hip-Hop Goes Back to Its Roots In 1994, Notorious B.I.G. would release his groundbreaking album, Ready to Die. The first single from the seminal hip-hop classic was “Juicy,” a Dick...
08:00, 08/24/2019

Oak Furnitureland spreads roots with stake sale Oak Furnitureland, one of Britain's largest privately owned furniture retailers‎, has drafted in advisers to explore options for funding an exp...
21:42, 06/24/2019

Swarm of bees terrorize residents in the Bronx Nature buzzed its way into the concrete jungle of The Bronx on Friday — when a mass of honey bees swarmed onto a tree, terrorizing the city folks on ...
05:42, 05/11/2019

Bees Invade Giants-Reds Game When it comes to bees, they get what they want. Today, they wanted to be at the Cincinnati Reds’ stadium as the team was getting ready to play agains...
23:14, 05/06/2019

The Outer Worlds doesn't shy away from its Fallout roots - and that's great When Obsidian Entertainment revealed The Outer Worlds at E3 2018 it was hard to ignore the radioactive elephant in the room. A dystopian sci-fi RPG w...
08:42, 06/14/2019

The Roots of Boeing’s 737 Max Crisis: A Regulator Relaxes Its Oversight A Times investigation found that the F.A.A. regulatory process, which gave Boeing significant oversight authority, compromised the safety of the plan...
02:14, 07/28/2019

How Senna's death shook motor racing to its roots Twenty-five years on from the tragic 994 San Marino Grand Prix, Maurice Hamilton reflects on the uproar that followed the deaths of Roland Ratzenberg...
14:56, 05/01/2019

Nearly half of US Fortune 500 companies have immigrant roots: Study A new study finds that almost half of the biggest companies in the U.S. were founded by immigrants or their children. Veuer’s Justin Kircher ha...
17:56, 08/08/2019

GTA Online's Latest Missions Go Back To The Game's Roots Over the last few weeks, Rockstar has been adding new missions to Grand Theft Auto Online based around repossessing, selling and stealing vehicles. M...
19:42, 05/15/2019

'Senseless hate': the far right's deep roots in southern California The Poway synagogue shooting is far from the first time California’s Jewish communities faced threats, as rightwing groups date as far back as the 19...
13:28, 05/05/2019

Modano returns to NHL roots in Minnesota, as Wild adviser ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mike Modano has decided to return to his NHL roots in Minnesota. The Hall of Fame center was named on Thursday as the executiv...
21:56, 05/23/2019

Deutsche Bank set to return to roots with radical reboot The German lender is cutting thousands of jobs and shedding whole business lines as part of a massive overhaul. Analysts say cost cutting alone is no...
17:42, 07/08/2019

New York's Yankee Stadium hit by swarm of 25,000 bees before game As the New York Yankees prepared to face off against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, the police force’s beekeepers removed a horde of bees overrunning ...
23:00, 07/16/2019

New syllabuzz: scientists taught bees to understand numbers Most children learn that written numbers represent quantities in pre-school or junior primary school. Now our new study shows that honeybees too can ...
13:14, 06/22/2019

We could use bees' honey to track environmental lead pollution Honey is a surprisingly effective tool for monitoring the levels of lead in the environment. It could be used in places where sampling is hard to org...
20:14, 08/22/2019

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old pl...
19:42, 05/30/2019

Trump administration to approve pesticide that may harm bees EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators The Trump administrat...
22:42, 07/12/2019

The world’s smallest McDonald’s just opened, but only bees are invited If you’re looking for a McDonald’s restaurant in Sweden, you just gained another option. A first-of-its-kind McDonald’s location wa...
19:42, 05/25/2019

Florida beekeeper says someone may have poisoned millions of his honey bees A veteran Florida beekeeper thinks someone may have poisoned his honey bees and is offering $30,000 for information leading to the arrest of whoever’...
13:56, 07/31/2019

Widely used pesticide in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the Uni...
04:14, 08/07/2019

The Latest Twitch Sensation Is Chickens, Goats, And Bees Each morning, as the sun rises over her Indiana farm, Erica Hopkins wakes up and tends to the goats. She has three major tasks: milk her herd of Nige...
00:14, 08/06/2019

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the Uni...
13:00, 08/07/2019

Bees wreak havoc in Padres-Marlins game Unbeelievable. A slew of black and yellow critters swarmed a microphone near the dugouts during the Padres-Marlins game Sunday afternoon in San Diego...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Truck carrying more than 130 million bees crashes in Montana A truck carrying about 133 million bees crashed off the side of a road in Montana on Monday, sending swarms of buzzers into the air as rescue crews a...
10:42, 06/11/2019

Bees Can Learn Symbols Associated With Counting, New Experiment Suggests A new experiment in which bees were trained to associate symbols with numbers suggests we can communicate with insects in ways not thought possible. ...
17:14, 06/05/2019

Galax, Virginia: Sights and sounds of the roots music hotspot A great deal of classic American music, traditional country, bluegrass and Americana, sprang from the “old time” sounds of the Southern m...
00:56, 08/13/2019

Suzuki's current MotoGP form has roots in 2017 countermeasures Suzuki's current strong MotoGP form is down to the manufacturer creating "countermeasures" during its torrid 2017 campaign that has helped improve th...
22:28, 06/24/2019

The Americanization of Archie: How Meghan Markle Will Mix Her Roots With Royalty When It Comes to Raising Her Son Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding last year had all the royal bells and whistles, from the bride's designer dress, the A-list guest list and w...
13:00, 05/23/2019

AP Interview: Oates haunted by family denial of Jewish roots American author Joyce Carol Oates says her family’s denial of its Jewish roots haunted her for decades and has shaped her into the famously prolific ...
23:14, 05/12/2019

Genome study finds roots of Komodo dragon's tenaciousness Scientists have mapped the genome of the Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard, discovering intriguing secrets behind the impressive speed and en...
05:00, 07/30/2019

Suzuki’s current MotoGP form has roots in 2017 countermeasures Suzuki's current strong MotoGP form is down to the manufacturer creating "countermeasures" during its torrid 2017 campaign that has helped improve th...
14:56, 06/24/2019

Microsoft's return to its nerdy roots is good news for developers Microsoft spent years trying to be cool and failed. Now that Microsoft is content to be nerdy, with the most impressive developer tooling around, it'...
00:56, 05/12/2019

Cricket: Busy bees interrupt South Africa and Sri Lanka … again A swarm of bees forced the players of South Africa and Sri Lanka to dive onto the ground during their Cricket World Cup clash at the Riverside Stadiu...
23:56, 06/28/2019

Wild bees' nest made entirely out of plastic discovered in Argentina The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old pl...
21:56, 05/30/2019

Haagen-Dazs serves up free ice cream to save the bees Haagen-Dazs is giving out free ice cream all in the name of saving the bees. Their annual Free Cone Day is Tuesday, May 14 from 4 to 8 p.m  ...
00:42, 05/15/2019

Some total scumbag torched half a million bees in Texas Despite their reputation for offering painful stings — a result of the general confusion between bees and wasps — bees are absolutely vit...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Reds-Giants game delayed by swarm of bees at stadium The Cincinnati Reds delayed the game with San Francisco a little after the 12:35 start thanks to a swarm of bees forcing players off the field. ...
21:56, 05/06/2019

Bees circle, Senzel homers twice as Reds swarm Giants 12-4 Nick Senzel hits leadoff homer after bees leave home plate, connects again his next time up, leading Cincinnati to 12-4 victory over San Francisco Gi...
22:42, 05/06/2019

Millions of Florida honey bees dead after suspected poisoning A veteran Florida beekeeper thinks someone may have poisoned his honey bees and is offering $30,000 for information leading to the arrest of whoever’...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Swarm of bees delays Marlins-Padres game in San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — The game between the Miami Marlins and San Diego at Petco Park was being delayed Sunday afternoon by a swarm of bees that settled on...
03:42, 06/03/2019

Kim-Joy’s recipe for raspberry swiss roll with decorative bees and flowers Make this surprisingly easy cake and your friends will all be abuzzThis may look daunting, but once you learn how to make it, the options for differe...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Video: thousands of bees land on man’s truck in Costco parking lot So much buzz! Thousands of bees descended on a Canadian man’s parked truck in a hair-raising episode caught on video. John Hildebrandt returned...
10:14, 07/11/2019

The selfish case for saving bees: it’s how to save ourselves | Alison Benjamin These crucial pollinators keep our world alive. Yes, they are under threat – but all is not lostWhen I see a bee buzzing around my garden or in the p...
00:42, 05/19/2019

Rachel Ama's Vegan Cookbook Is Filled With Delicious Recipes Inspired By Her Roots From spiced aubergine kebabs to oyster mushrooms in a jerk marinade, Rachel Ama describes how she swapped out meat for vegan alternatives whilst stay...
15:14, 05/22/2019

Airbnb Partners With 23andMe to Make It Easier for People to Get In Touch With Their Roots or Something Airbnb and DNA-testing company 23andMe announced on Tuesday the two companies have partnered to help people “connect with their ancestry” through a h...
02:28, 05/22/2019

Goodbye Warriors, hello Roots: can this team spark a soccer revolution in Oakland? The team is hoping to not only fill the void left from the city’s departing sports franchises, but to become part of the communityDevante Dubose’s so...
08:14, 07/29/2019

Labelling people "anti-vaxxers" ignores real roots of their concerns There’s no doubt everyone should vaccinate – but to combat “anti-vax” we must understand the legitimate reasons for some communities’ mistrust, says ...
22:42, 06/19/2019

Selma Blair shaves head during ongoing MS battle: ‘Back to my roots’ Selma Blair, who revealed her MS diagnosis in October, took to Instagram this week to share a photo of her young son, Arthur Saint Bleick, shaving he...
19:28, 06/15/2019

Bees seize field and wreak havoc on Giants-Reds game CINCINNATI — A swarm of bees settled above the backstop screen shortly before the first pitch, prompting an 18-minute delay to the start of a game be...
20:28, 05/06/2019

A swarm of 25,000 bees took over a Staten Island Ferry terminal, until police removed them The bees were safely removed from an awning in a Staten Island Ferry subway terminal, and no injuries were suffered in the "sting" operation.  ...
08:42, 08/07/2019

Flowers hear bees and make sweeter nectar when they’re buzzing nearby Evening primrose flowers appear to be sensitive to the sounds of bees, increasing the sugar level of their nectar by 20 per cent when exposed to thei...
18:42, 04/28/2019

The Secret Life of Bees review – sweet, buzzy musical is one to watch Linda Gross Theater at the Atlantic Theater Company, New YorkThe latest from Spring Awakening’s Duncan Sheik is a lush and emotionally impactful prod...
08:14, 06/14/2019

Swarm of bees discovered on car in Virginia, prompting response from fire officials A swarm of bees was found covering part of a car in Virginia this week, prompting the response of the local fire department who happened to have a “h...
12:28, 05/03/2019

Arsonist torches half a million bees in Texas, destroys colonies A bee-hating firebug set dozens of hives aflame in Texas, killing about half a million honey-makers, authorities said. The arsonist struck the Brazor...
21:56, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Swarm of bees causes a buzz on Durham pitch There was a bizarre moment in Sri Lanka's Cricket World Cup contest against South Africa on Friday as the players and umpires took special measures t...
16:28, 06/28/2019

Trump vows to uncover Russia probe roots with declassification call: ‘We’re exposing everything’ President Trump vowed Friday to uncover the origins of the Russia investigation for all to see after he approved the declassification of documents re...
20:42, 05/24/2019

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t pla...
01:56, 06/15/2019

Naomi Campbell pays tribute to London roots as she wins icon award Winner of BFC’s 2019 fashion icon award says ‘people forget I’m from Brixton’Naomi Campbell paid tribute to her south London roots as she was unveile...
00:14, 06/25/2019

Beehives in Texas attacked, set on fire, killing half a million bees, officials say Dozens of beehives were attacked and set on fire in Texas over the weekend, an act “beyond comprehension” that killed an estimated half a million bee...
22:14, 04/30/2019

Border agent saves migrant woman, son after finding them covered in 'thousands of bees' A border agent is being hailed a hero after officials say he rescued a migrant woman and her son, 8, after finding them covered in “thousands of bees...
19:28, 06/08/2019

Border Patrol agent rescues Guatemalan mother and son attacked by a swarm of bees A Guatemalan woman and her 8-year-old son were rescued in Texas after thousands of bees attacked them near the border, US Customs and Border Protecti...
13:28, 06/08/2019

Tourmalet tussles, Women's World Cup finals and when bees attack | Classic YouTube Also featuring a touching tribute to Marcus Trescothick, a referee’s DJ set and an Afcon bicycle kick1) The 106th edition of the Tour de France kicks...
11:56, 07/04/2019

UMG's recovery efforts following 2008 fire reportedly prioritized Limp Bizkit over Les Paul and The Roots Despite disputations from Universal Music Group, The New York Times is doubling down on its reporting that a 2008 fire on Universal Studios’ Hollywoo...
17:14, 06/26/2019

Spirits talks Pokémon’s mythical roots, confirming Exeggutor isn’t just some animator’s fever dream Sex And The City premiered nearly 21 years ago, and people are still talking about it. But people aren’t talking about it the same way they talk abou...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Folkies flock to southwest Virginia for roots music, ground zero of country, bluegrass, Americana What was later segmented into country, bluegrass and Americana sounds was essentially created and fueled in a tiny Blue Ridge town.   ...
00:56, 08/13/2019

Last year, 40% of honey-bee colonies in the US died. But bees aren't the only insects disappearing in unprecedented numbers. Hillary Kladke/Getty During the winter, about 40% of honey bee colonies in the US perished. Honey bees pollinate $15 billion worth of US crops ever...
00:14, 06/22/2019

Watch: Swarms of bees invade Petco Park, delay Marlins and Padres game Beekeepers were beckoned to the ball park once again, with swarms of the stinging insects delaying the Miami Marlins and San Diego Padres series fina...
21:00, 06/03/2019

NYPD beekeepers work to save bees as US government seemingly tells the insects to buzz off The New York Police Department’s “Beekeepers” — just two officers dedicated to rescuing honeybees that swarm New York City neighborhoods — are among ...
19:28, 08/02/2019

Don’t Call It a Comeback: With an Ethically-Based New Label, Designer Tracy Reese Honors Her Detroit Roots She was the first black female designer to be recognized by the ever-exclusive fashion industry, and two decades after launching her eponymous label,...
21:42, 06/26/2019

Beekeepers estimate the hive found in a Midland, Texas yard weighs 90 pounds and is home to thousands of bees (KWES)  If you’re driving down Princeton Avenue in Midland, Texas you might see a giant wooden box hanging about 15 feet off the ground in a tr...
08:00, 08/17/2019

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessin...
14:42, 05/15/2019

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II – among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey...
19:42, 06/03/2019

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugees needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid...
09:00, 08/19/2019

My Europe: The cynical handling of refugees Brussels and Berlin frequently point out that refugees have human rights, but the reality in neighboring Balkan states looks different. That is cynic...
12:56, 06/24/2019

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing...
00:14, 07/02/2019

Canada resettled more refugees than US in 2018, UN says Canada overtook the United States as the world's leading host of formally resettled refugees in 2018, according to statistics compiled by the United ...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Canada took in more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says Canada resettled 28,100 refugees last year, overtaking the US for the first time since the 1980 Refugee Act, UN report foundCanada took in more refug...
02:14, 06/20/2019

Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detent...
18:00, 07/04/2019

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

More Than 250,000 Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh Get First ID Cards: UN The UN said Friday it has registered more than 250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, providing many with their first ever identification cards and...
06:42, 05/18/2019

Prominent refugees and their contribution to the UK – in pictures Ahead of Refugee Week, Jillian Edelstein portraits celebrate the contribution of people from diverse refugee backgrounds. You, Me and Those That Came...
15:14, 05/21/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Days 2 and 3: Tank and The Bangas 'Spaceships' + The Roots 'Act Too (The Love Of My Life)' You’re getting a twofer today; it’s a celebration, bitches! This weekend I made my way up to Philadelphia for the 12th annual Roots Picnic (whole art...
21:14, 06/03/2019

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and e...
01:00, 07/13/2019

US to send hospital ship to help with Venezuelan refugees The Pentagon says a U.S. Navy hospital ship is preparing to deploy to Latin America to provide medical services in countries where several million Ve...
02:28, 05/08/2019

Fortress Europe: what happens to the refugees sent back to Libya? The EU’s efforts to stem the flow migration from Africa across the Mediterranean has meant assisting the Libyan coastguard to intercept boats. But wh...
05:14, 05/08/2019

‘I almost got killed’: the Hmong refugees who call the US home As Trump attempts to dismantle the resettlement program, the city of Wausau is a microcosm of the challenges and opportunities that come from welcomi...
15:14, 06/28/2019

ECJ: Refugees cannot automatically be deported after committing crimes The European Court of Justice has ruled that countries cannot deport people who would be in serious danger in their countries of origin, even if they...
16:42, 05/14/2019

Palestinian refugees say Trump cannot bury right of return A U.S. Middle East peace plan is stirring anger and apprehension in Palestinian refugee camps around the region by raising the prospect that a long-c...
18:56, 06/25/2019

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to sta...
00:56, 07/19/2019

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the human...
14:28, 05/02/2019

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revea...
09:56, 05/24/2019

U.S. deports 37 Cambodian refugees after criminal convictions Thirty-seven Cambodian deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, 32 of them refugees who fled during the rule of the genocidal...
13:28, 07/04/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet 'appalled' at U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is "appalled" at the conditions in which the United States is keeping detained migrants and refugees, inclu...
14:42, 07/08/2019

Austrian state plans 'Ten Commandments' for refugees Refugees in Lower Austria are to be issued with "Ten Commandments of Immigration" by regional authorities. Included in the edicts is a requirement fo...
10:14, 05/13/2019

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a se...
12:56, 08/16/2019

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were se...
07:14, 06/21/2019

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than ...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Donors pledge $113 million to help Palestinian refugees The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says donors have pledged $113 million to help over 5 million Palestinians this year, calling it ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Beehive 'catastrophe': Half a million bees killed in Texas arsonist attack Half a million bees drowned or burned to death over the weekend in an attack at a Texas farm. Dozens of beehives were dumped out and lit on fire. &#...
04:00, 05/02/2019

‘This is a wake-up call’: the villagers who could be Britain’s first climate refugees As sea levels rise, Fairbourne, sandwiched between mountains and the beach, is being returned to the waves. But where will its residents go?It is an ...
13:42, 05/18/2019

Luring Refugees: N.Y. Cities Desperate for People Try a New Strategy The Trump administration has cut the small but steady influx of refugees into the United States, leading some cities to woo the ones who are already ...
12:28, 05/13/2019

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for...
02:00, 07/16/2019

Germany spends record 23 bln euros on refugees: document Germany spent a record 23 billion euros ($25.65 billion) last year on helping to integrate more than one million refugees and fighting the root cause...
19:14, 05/20/2019

Rohingya refugees turn down second Myanmar repatriation effort Bangladeshi official says potential returnees fear for their safety in Rakhine stateA second attempt to repatriate the thousands of Rohingya Muslims ...
08:28, 08/23/2019

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for holidays might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper...
03:03, 08/19/2019

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees...
19:28, 04/28/2019

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Child soldiers recruited from Venezuelan refugees: Report As Venezuelans flee their country in search of safety and economic security, new dangers lurk across the border. In Colombia's northeast, where many ...
09:28, 08/08/2019

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and...
02:14, 08/06/2019

U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Faces Accusations of Misconduct An internal ethics report alleges that an “inner circle” in the agency’s top management engaged in abuses of authority for personal gain and for supp...
19:00, 07/30/2019

Pope in Bulgaria says refugees deserve love, not disdain Pope Francis told refugees Monday in Bulgaria’s showcase refugee center that they are bearing the “cross of humanity,” as he pressed his call for the...
16:42, 05/06/2019

Syrian refugees in Beirut and Istanbul detained and deported Lives put at risk as thousands face forcible return to warzones under air attackCountries neighbouring the still rumbling Syrian war are rounding up ...
11:28, 07/29/2019

Iranians criticize deputy FM over remarks on Afghan refugees Iranians have harshly criticized the country’s deputy foreign minister after he threatened to expel Afghan refugees from Iran in retaliation for U.S....
21:14, 05/09/2019

Judge: U.S. rule change for refugees undermines federal law A federal judge in California has blocked a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants arriving at the ...
20:28, 07/25/2019

Treat fleeing Venezuelans as refugees, U.N. urges world Venezuelans fleeing political and economic crisis at home deserve protection as refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday, urging other states not...
15:28, 05/21/2019

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli aft...
21:14, 05/30/2019

Wildfire near arms factory in Greece, refugees evacuated ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Firefighters are battling to contain a wildfire near an arms factory some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Athens. The fire has fo...
13:00, 06/27/2019

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges ma...
00:14, 06/20/2019

UN moves 149 refugees, asylum seekers from Tripoli to Rome UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says 149 refugees and asylum seekers have been safely evacuated from the Libyan capital to Rome. U.N. deputy...
21:28, 05/30/2019

Held back from EU by Croatia, refugees stuck in Bosnia Officials near Bosnia's border with Croatia feel abandoned by the federal government and the international community. With shelters bursting at the s...
18:56, 06/22/2019

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about condi...
21:42, 06/17/2019

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to en...
08:56, 06/20/2019

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as m...
23:14, 06/18/2019

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million d...
08:00, 06/19/2019

1.4 million refugees set to need urgent resettlement in 2020: UNHCR More than 1.4 million displaced people in over 60 refugee hosting countries will need resettlement next year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on M...
17:56, 07/01/2019

In Bosnia, refugees stuck in a country its own people leave SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A covered-up landfill in a mine-infested part of a dysfunctional Balkan state whose own people are emigrating in ...
19:56, 06/20/2019

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Secur...
21:56, 06/24/2019

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to...
10:56, 06/14/2019

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Leb...
07:28, 06/15/2019

Pope Francis urges migrant-skeptic Bulgaria to welcome refugees Although Pope Francis wants the Balkan nation to open its hearts and homes to migrants, there is considerable opposition to refugees in Bulgaria. Tie...
20:00, 05/05/2019

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and...
19:00, 06/23/2019

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to car...
13:00, 07/31/2019

Pope in Bulgaria tells refugees they bear cross of humanity Pope Francis has met with refugees in Bulgaria's showcase refugee center and told them they are bearing the "cross of humanity," after he urged the m...
09:42, 05/06/2019

Pope Champions Refugees in Visit to Bulgaria, a Country Hostile to Them Francis began his first visit to Bulgaria and North Macedonia on Sunday by pushing to mend the 1,000-year schism between the Orthodox and Roman Catho...
15:14, 05/05/2019

Lara Trump Says Admitting Humanitarian Refugees Was the "Downfall of Germany" Lara Trump, in a recent Fox News appearance, opined that Germany's decision to admit refugees was among "the worst things that ever happened to Germa...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Gallup: More Americans favor allowing refugees from Central America Support for refugees appears to be growing in the United States with 57 percent of Americans approving of allowing refugees from Central America into...
21:42, 08/13/2019

UN and partners appeal for $920 million to meet ‘dire needs’ of Rohingya refugees With more than 745,000 Rohingya having fled violence in Myanmar to settle in Bangladesh, joining roughly 200,000 others already sheltering there, Uni...
00:42, 04/29/2019

Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It On farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for Nestlé, Godiva and Nutella, Syrians say they can’t earn a living wage — or much respect...
09:42, 04/29/2019

German politicians' support for refugees prompts death threats Email warns recent murder of Walter Lübcke was first in a line of ‘upcoming purges’Several German politicians who have publicly stood up for refugees...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly falteri...
15:00, 08/09/2019

Trump Administration Reportedly Thinking of Admitting Zero Refugees Next Year Officials within the Trump administration have proposed cutting the number of refugees it admits into the U.S. next year to almost zero, according to...
20:28, 07/19/2019

Rohingya refugees protest exodus, demand rights in Myanmar Thousands of angry and frustrated Rohingya refugees have marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh by demanding thei...
07:42, 08/25/2019

Steady Flow of Refugees Fuels Nationalist Gains in Europe Europe’s refugee crisis peaked in 2016, but it never fully went away. Now, nationalists from Spain to Finland are successfully exploiting anti-immigr...
15:28, 04/30/2019

Germany: Refugees integrated into labor market 'quicker than expected' The Institute for Employment Research has revealed that approximately 400,000 refugees will be in work before the end of the year. The agency is "qui...
17:56, 08/06/2019

Angela Merkel welcomed refugees to Germany. They’re starting to help the economy. In a tight labor market, asylum seekers are needed to fill jobs. And after spending billions of euros to accommodate the newcomers, Germany is beginn...
02:56, 05/06/2019

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino r...
18:00, 06/12/2019

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo T...
04:42, 07/09/2019

Germany spends record 23 billion euros on refugees: document Germany spent a record 23 billion euros ($25.65 billion) last year on helping to integrate more than one million refugees and fighting the root cause...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 national science ph...
14:28, 06/03/2019

Nilüfer Yanya On Her New Music Video And Volunteer Work With Refugees "Anyone can be a refugee at any point. Once you see the reality of the situation, that’s when you know there is no difference between you and a refug...
11:14, 06/20/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle ...
09:28, 06/26/2019

Rescued refugees land in Sicily as another ship defies Salvini Charity vessel carrying 41 docks in Lampedusa after two days stranded at seaForty-one refugees and migrants disembarked overnight at the port of Lamp...
17:42, 07/07/2019

Rights expert calls out Hungary on refugees, NGOs, judiciary The Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner says Hungary needs to urgently address human rights violations such as the detention of asylum-seek...
12:14, 05/21/2019

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rig...
19:14, 06/07/2019

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) o...
14:14, 07/01/2019

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

Trump doubles Obama level of Christian refugees welcomed in US, now 80% The Trump administration has ended the surge of Muslim refugees into the United States during the Obama era, significantly boosting the percentage of...
00:00, 07/03/2019

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election ove...
11:42, 05/22/2019

'Australia is a bigger cage': the ongoing trauma of Nauru's child refugees Even after finally being transferred to Australia, the scars remain for many young refugees“I don’t live in a tent anymore. Now, I live in a house ma...
01:14, 08/25/2019

Snapshot of hope: child refugees share their dreams through Polaroids – in pictures To mark World Refugee Day, Save the Children invited children living in settlements in Jordan, Bangladesh and Uganda to draw their hopes and memories...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monit...
20:14, 06/02/2019

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejec...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Hospital ship USNS Comfort sails Friday to help refugees from Venezuela The hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy next week on a medical mission to South America and the Caribbean, the U.S. Southern Command announced on ...
22:56, 06/10/2019

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded t...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Suspected Rohingya Refugees, Including Women, Boys, Sent To Shelter Homes Twelve suspected Rohingya refugees, who were rescued in Mizoram's Aizawl three days ago allegedly from a human trafficking gang, have been shifted to...
13:56, 05/08/2019

| Two Somali refugees charged with plans to join Islamic State group The US Justice Department announced the arrest of two refugees from Somalia who were allegedly planning to travel to Egypt to join the Islamic State ...
10:14, 07/31/2019

Judge affirms U.S. rule change to limit Central American refugees A federal judge ruled Wednesday in favor of a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants seeking asylum...
06:00, 07/25/2019

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee ...
21:28, 08/14/2019

Future of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ‘hangs in the balance’ – UNHCR chief The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for a fact-finding mission to the regio...
18:28, 04/28/2019

'People were hiding': Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls as refugees refuse An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families re...
04:14, 08/23/2019

Jewish descendants of refugees from Nazi period denied German citizenship Descendants of Jewish escapees from the Nazis have been denied German citizenship, despite constitutional guarantees of their right to it. Individual...
22:28, 07/10/2019

War criminals among us: Inside the quiet effort to prosecute and deport violators disguised as refugees They could be your Uber driver or the security guard at a local airport. The elderly neighbor living next door or the operator of the neighborhood ic...
23:14, 07/08/2019

With security improving in DR Congo’s Kasai, thousands of refugees head home from Angola As security has improved in the restive Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), some 8,500 refugees have left the Lóvua settlement in...
01:42, 08/24/2019

New Zealand lawmakers urged to drop restrictions on Africa, Middle East refugees Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and African refugees, saying the...
07:28, 08/21/2019

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's ...
02:14, 08/15/2019

How 'Bay Area refugees' shook up the city long considered California's 'middle child' As thousands of tech workers move in, Sacramento is enjoying its moment in the sun – but the clouds are gatheringPhotographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Di...
10:14, 07/02/2019

Rising Risks to Real Estate: Louisiana's plan to deal with 'climate refugees' CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how some states and residential communities are dealing with extreme rainfall and chronic flooding. Louisiana is c...
22:42, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Venezuela's female refugees trafficked at higher rate amid political crisis As the political system of Venezuela continues to collapse, the country’s women and girls seeking asylum are being trafficked at increased rates acco...
19:28, 08/07/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are mo...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Charlie Sheen roots for ex Brooke Mueller as she seeks help: She's 'where she needs to be' "I hope she gets the help she needs," Charlie Sheen said of his ex wife, Brooke Mueller's choice to enter a trauma center.    &#...
01:14, 08/10/2019

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection gua...
19:14, 07/12/2019

Ben Stiller lends voice to Syrian refugees as White Helmets warn of Russian escalation Actor and director Ben Stiller appeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify on behalf of Syrian refugees as rescue workers and humanitarian group...
05:14, 05/02/2019

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identi...
15:14, 06/19/2019

I fled Nazi Germany. I hope the US doesn't turn its back on refugees | Aryeh Neier Trump has made hostility to migrants and asylum seekers the running theme of his presidency. But asylum saved my family from certain deathWhen Krista...
19:42, 07/01/2019

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

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host c...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Trump admin weighs letting states, cities deny entry to refugees approved for resettlement in U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering a new policy that would allow state and local jurisdictions to deny entry to refugees who have b...
06:42, 08/22/2019

2 Somali refugees arrested in Arizona allegedly trying to board flight to Egypt to join ISIS: report The U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday that two Somalians who had lived in the United States as refugees were arrested in Arizona last week ...
14:14, 07/30/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan childre...
19:28, 04/29/2019

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” ov...
21:42, 05/22/2019

'A point of desperation': Iraqi refugees removing GPS trackers to avoid deportation One man removed his GPS tracker on the day he was to be deported, but was later arrested and is held in jail.        ...
04:14, 08/09/2019

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

'Finding Your Roots' host Gates on Trump tweet: 'Go home? Guess what? We're all home' 'Finding Your Roots' host Henry Louis Gates Jr. rejected divisive questions about American identity: "We're all home. This is our home...
00:14, 07/30/2019

Ryan Serhant’s online course rakes in more than $100K/day “Million Dollar Listing New York” star Ryan Serhant, a Nest Seekers International broker and author, has added one more accolade to his l...
03:56, 08/22/2019

Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper not concerned about lingering injury Amari Cooper hasn't practiced since pain in his heel sidelined him on Aug. 3, but the Cowboys wide receiver isn't worried about his outlook...
03:56, 08/22/2019

Trump ping pongs on payroll tax cuts and now claims the White House isn't considering them, a day after he said they were on the table AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he isn't considering payroll tax cuts to juice the economy with extra consumer cash, on...
03:56, 08/22/2019

Thousands of Central American migrants take free rides home courtesy of U.S. government More than 2,000 Central American migrants seeking to settle in the United States have given up and accepted free rides home under a 10-month-old prog...
03:56, 08/22/2019

'King of Israel' Donald Trump: I am the chosen one Donald Trump has exposed himself to accusations of a messiah complex after self-referencing as "the King of Israel", "the second coming of God" and "...
03:56, 08/22/2019

Amazon Seeks New Local Vendors in Israel as It Eyes Expansion Amazon is looking for additional vendors in Israel to bolster its service in the country, a move that comes as the e-commerce company prepares to lau...
04:14, 08/22/2019

Uber trying to put brakes on Florida salon app’s trademark A single mother from Florida is gearing up for battle with ride-hailing behemoth Uber over an app she is building. Carolina Vengoechea, 45, tells The...
04:14, 08/22/2019

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces end of presidential bid Inslee announced his decision on MSNBC, saying it's become clear that he won't win. He has kept the option of running for a third term as governor op...
04:14, 08/22/2019

Himalayan Skeleton Lake Mystery Just Got Deeper The mysterious circumstances surrounding events at a remote mountain lake, found full of human skeletons, are evading scientists who have looked deep...
04:14, 08/22/2019

2020 Democratic hopeful agrees with Harry Reid on warning for candidates running on progressive platforms Congressman and 2020 hopeful Tim Ryan, D-Oh., said he agreed with former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, who warned Democratic nominees running ...
04:42, 08/22/2019

Miami Dolphins player responds to coach playing Jay-Z at practice amid controversy over rapper's NFL deal Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills responded to his head coach playing several songs by Jay-Z during Wednesday's practice by blasting tracks f...
05:56, 08/22/2019

Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger loses his pants sliding into third base The Los Angeles Dodgers have been one of the hottest teams in baseball in 2019 -- but a mishap against the Toronto Blue Jays involving Dodgers center...
05:56, 08/22/2019

Oklahoma QB Hurts barely edges out Mordecai, Rattler for job Jalen Hurts' rise to the starting quarterback position at Oklahoma wasn't a foregone conclusion, despite his wealth of championship experience at Ala...
05:56, 08/22/2019

| Saudi Arabia eases travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia began implementing a landmark reform allowing women over the age of 21 to receive passports and travel abroad without permission from a ...
05:56, 08/22/2019

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 8: But Will It Really Tip the Scales? For everyone who thinks 22 days of veganism will get you bodied like Beyoncé (or think that I think it will), think again—or so says my scale, which ...
06:14, 08/22/2019

Yes But How Does The Archetypal Drift Car Handle The Nürburgring It’s abundantly clear that any yahoo can turn an S13 Nissan 200SX into a drift car. But what’s it like turning one into a “Ring tool,” as they say ar...
06:14, 08/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren Wants Wells Fargo to Explain Fees on Closed Accounts The senator from Massachusetts wrote to the bank, asking for information on its account closure practices and overdraft fees as described in a New Yo...
06:42, 08/22/2019

Another record bites the dust TUCSON – For the second time this summer, the City of Tucson reached 110 degrees on Wednesday. This ties for the hottest temp seen all summer l...
06:42, 08/22/2019

CCSO: Dragoon Fire under control COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – The Cochise County Sherrif’s Office announced that a fire burning in Dragoon Mountains is now under control. Fire...
06:42, 08/22/2019

Tucson man convicted of fatally starving his 3-year-old son TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man has been convicted of fatally starving his 3-year-old son and putting the body into a toy box. Jurors found 50-ye...
06:42, 08/22/2019

Amazon Forecast hits general availability Amazon Forecast, a fully managed service that uses AI and machine learning to deliver highly accurate forecasts, is now generally available.Read More...
07:00, 08/22/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares find support, still waiting on stimulus Asian shares edged ahead on Thursday after Wall Street got a boost from strong retail results, while bonds retreated as U.S. policy makers sounded co...
07:00, 08/22/2019

City facing possible $85M lawsuit over Marcy Houses unrest Five people involved in last weekend’s melee with cops at the Marcy Houses housing project in Brooklyn plan to sue the city and the NYPD for a ...
07:00, 08/22/2019

Defendant sucker-punches his attorney in Arizona courtroom A defendant standing trial on allegations of attacking a corrections officer sucker-punched his attorney in an Arizona courtroom after the judge orde...
07:28, 08/22/2019

Pac-12 decides against 9 a.m. kickoffs this year After preliminary discussions about potential 9 a.m. PT kickoffs, the Pac-12 has decided not to move forward with the plan this season but could revi...
07:28, 08/22/2019

Ocean Viking rescue ship awaits port access in latest migrant standoff Two charities running rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea have said Italy has ignored requests to allow their ship to bring 356 migrants ashore,...
07:56, 08/22/2019

Trump speech at Shell worksite raises a question: Should bosses mix business and politics? Tying workers pay to attending a Donald Trump speech was legal, but some question if it was the right thing to do.      ...
08:14, 08/22/2019

Crippling unemployment: The 50 counties hit hardest by joblessness None of the counties on the list have a bachelor's degree attainment rate above the U.S. average of 30.9%.       ...
08:14, 08/22/2019

Oil inches higher after US crude stocks draw down, economic worries weigh Oil prices edged higher on Thursday after a draw down in U.S. crude inventories, but lingering concerns over the global economy and a build-up in U.S...
08:42, 08/22/2019

Tony Chambers looks at the newest pop art exhibition Tony Chambers takes in an exhibition that bridges the worlds of commercial design and pop art, lights up over Ikea's wi-fi speaker and previews the V...
09:00, 08/22/2019

Kovalev fights Yarde on Saturday -- is Canelo next? A successful WBO light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Yarde on Saturday could lead Sergey Kovalev to a fight with Canelo Alvarez and the h...
10:14, 08/22/2019

European shares dip as Fed cools further easing hopes European shares tracked Asian markets lower on Thursday, as sentiment was cooled by U.S. Federal Reserve minutes that showed policymakers viewed last...
10:42, 08/22/2019

Via shares its ride-pooling technology with NYC public schools Modern-day ride-hailing technology will soon be used to improve the New York City school bus system. Fast Company reported today that transportation ...
10:42, 08/22/2019

Musician killed by grizzly bear in Canada during sound gathering project: reports A French-Canadian musician was dragged from his tent and mauled to death by a grizzly bear last week in a remote area of Canada where he had gone to ...
10:42, 08/22/2019

A Democratic debate on the climate crisis? Party to vote on urgent idea Calls for an officially sanctioned debate have been growing louder, but party leaders are resistantAs delegates from the Democratic National Committe...
11:00, 08/22/2019

Happy 80th birthday, Valerie Harper Valerie Harper is best known for playing Rhoda Morgenstern on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” in the 1970s. She went on to numerous TV appear...
11:00, 08/22/2019

Cathleen Schine Writes Fiction. But She Prefers Not to Read It at Work. The author of “The Grammarians” and other novels favors nonfiction when she’s writing: “I try not to read contemporary fiction, which is often so goo...
11:28, 08/22/2019

Vodafone, Idea Data Performance Benefited by Merger, Ookla Claims Ookla noted that both telecom brands have seen significant improvements in data speeds during August 2018 and July 2019. Ookla believes that the subs...
11:56, 08/22/2019

Fake news can lead to false memories, new study claims Voters could form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories if those articles align with their existing political beliefs, according to new...
12:14, 08/22/2019

Graphic: Factory woes grip swing states that flipped for Trump in 2016 A slowdown in U.S. manufacturing is hitting jobs in states that flipped to Donald Trump in the 2016 election and that will be key to the Republican p...
12:42, 08/22/2019

Trump, California Showdown on Fuel-Economy Rules Divides Auto Makers Major car makers are caught in the crossfire between the Trump administration and California over U.S. tailpipe-emissions rules, leading them down di...
12:42, 08/22/2019

DealBook Briefing: Trump’s Big Economic Headache As the economy softens, the president’s early attempts to supercharge it are faltering or maybe even less effective than first thought. That could be...
13:28, 08/22/2019

Ashes 2019: England v Australia third Test, day one – live! Updates from the opening day of play at HeadingleyAustralia recall Harris and Pattinson for third TestAny thoughts? Email or tweet @collinsadam 12.52...
13:56, 08/22/2019

Bolton accept resignations of manager Phil Parkinson and his assistant • Academy manager Jimmy Phillips takes interim charge• Club statement: both men ‘leave with their heads held high’Bolton Wanderers are without a mana...
13:56, 08/22/2019

Joe Biden’s campaign plays the electability card: ‘You have to look at who is going to win’ In campaign ads and in comments, the former vice president and his wife are highlighting the idea that he is best positioned to defeat President Trum...
13:56, 08/22/2019

Trump, frustrated by unpopularity with Jews, thrusts Israel into his culture war The president’s words about Jews magnify his transactional approach to politics and his miscalculation that his support for Israel should automatical...
13:56, 08/22/2019

Jay Inslee, governor centered on climate change, drops out of presidential race Washington state governor Jay Inslee, who entered the presidential race with an argument that climate change is the central issue of our time, droppe...
13:56, 08/22/2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders changes how Medicare-for-all plan treats union contracts in face of opposition by organized labor Leaders and members of unions have complained to candidates that a single-payer plan would offer weaker coverage than they have negotiated under the ...
13:56, 08/22/2019

Oil rises further above $60, Jackson Hole summit in focus Oil rose further above $60 a barrel on Thursday, supported by a drop in U.S. crude inventories and OPEC-led supply cuts, although worries about the g...
13:56, 08/22/2019

Audi to join Mercedes, BMW development alliance: paper Audi is set to join an alliance with rivals Daimler and BMW to develop advanced driving assistance systems, German weekly Wirtschaftswoche said on...
13:56, 08/22/2019

| Trump slams Danish PM's 'nasty' rejection of Greenland deal Donald Trump has snapped back at the Danish prime minister's "nasty" dismissal of his attempts to purchase Greenland, heightening a row which has alr...
14:42, 08/22/2019

Come on Apple, make it easier to browse artists in the Music app I loved the iPod. Hell, I think it’s the greatest gadget ever. And while I’d love for Apple to release a new version, it’s never going to happen. So,...
14:42, 08/22/2019

CHEAP: $150 off a Samsung Galaxy S4 tablet (and a free S Pen)? Yes please Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is showing its age, but it’s still ...
14:42, 08/22/2019

Banks call for order in Hong Kong as jewelers warn of trade fair dud Hong Kong banks published full-page newspaper ads calling for law and order in the Chinese-ruled city and international jewelers sought the reschedul...
14:42, 08/22/2019

Slovenia erects more border fence to curb migrant inflow Slovenia has begun work on an additional stretch of fence along its southern border with Croatia with which it aims to keep out a rising number of mi...
14:42, 08/22/2019

Italy's Berlusconi says his party wants snap vote after talks with President Italy's opposition party Forza Italia wants the country to go to the ballot if a center-right government cannot be formed, leader Silvio Berlusconi s...
14:42, 08/22/2019

Older people on medley of medicines risk life-threatening harm Age UK says unintended interactions between different medicines can be dangerousAbout 2 million elderly people in the UK are on at least seven differ...
14:42, 08/22/2019

The best Stephen King movies … ranked! With It Chapter Two out next month, plus the news that an adaptation of The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon is back on track, we count down the finest big-...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Meet the Students Fueling Hong Kong’s Protests: ‘We May Die’ Antigovernment protests have raged all summer, aided by student activists. How will they be heard after they go back to school? Here’s what they told...
15:00, 08/22/2019

HP adds AMD Ryzen processor options to Pavilion Gaming Desktop, Gaming 15 Laptop PCs The Pavilion Gaming 15 is HP's first gaming notebook to feature an AMD processor, while the Pavilion Gaming Desktop gets a fresh chassis design that ...
15:28, 08/22/2019

Huawei Mate 20 X 5G, hands on: Smaller battery, faster charging, bigger price tag It's still early days for 5G networks, but the Mate 20 X 5G looks like a good choice of handset at the moment, despite costing £200 more than its 4G ...
15:28, 08/22/2019

Group of hunters fined thousands for poaching Canada geese, ducks "I commend the anonymous tipster who reported this complaint," an official said. "Because of good citizens like this, our officers can help preserve ...
15:28, 08/22/2019

What Little Leaguers REALLY think about today's MLB From the home run explosion to extended safety netting to ... the New York Yankees, we hit Williamsport to get the next generation's take on baseball...
15:56, 08/22/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's former ex-cop cellmate at NYC lockup must have better living conditions, judge rules Descriptions of "decrepit," rat-infested cells at a Manhattan federal lockup that emerged this month amid the investigation into accused sex traffick...
15:56, 08/22/2019

The elusive Mexican beach on every Instagrammer's bucket list On Mexico's Marieta Islands, you'll find a sandy spot that's on many an Instagrammer's bucket list. Discover the pleasures of Hidden Beach and how it...
15:56, 08/22/2019

Bundesliga: Build around Philipe Coutinho and Bayern can excel Bayern Munich have been crying out for a new playmaker to excel in the No.10 role. In recent years, Mario Götze and James Rodriguez have failed to tr...
16:14, 08/22/2019

From Arsenal to Aue (and Aue again): The story of Cologne’s return to the Bundesliga When Cologne qualified for the Europa League, it looked like the team from the carnival city had finally shed its carnival club reputation. A sixth r...
16:14, 08/22/2019

Spain: Madrid man accused of upskirting more than 500 women The man used a "strategically placed mobile phone" to secretly film up women's skirts on public transit. He then uploaded hundreds of the videos to a...
16:14, 08/22/2019

Germany unveils plan for climate-friendly aviation The German government wants to promote a culture of innovation to develop CO2-neutral aviation. Chancellor Merkel has said Germany must develop more ...
16:14, 08/22/2019

Setback For Jagan Reddy After Court Stays Multi-Crore Polavaram Tenders Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy suffered a setback today after the Andhra Pradesh High Court issued interim orders cancelling a closure notice sent ...
16:42, 08/22/2019

"No Question I Haven't Answered": Chidambaram Rejects CBI Claim In Court Former Union Minister P Chidambaram today rejected the prosecution's claim that he was not cooperating with investigation agencies in an alleged mone...
16:42, 08/22/2019

Salem-Chennai Road Project Of "National Importance", Top Court Told The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) told the Supreme Court on Thursday that the Rs 10,000 crore Salem-Chennai 8-lane green corridor road ...
16:42, 08/22/2019

Three Elephants Killed After Being Hit By Iron Ore-Laden Truck In Odisha Three elephants were killed after being hit by a truck on a national highway in Odisha's Keonjhar district early on Thursday, a forest official said....
16:42, 08/22/2019

Tensions Simmer Between Brazil and Europe Over Amazon Deforestation A fight is brewing over the lungs of the planet. Since taking office in January, Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has overseen a sur...
16:42, 08/22/2019

Summer scents: the best candles and diffusers to buy for your home From soft, subtle scents to dramatic, bold blends, these home fragrances have every preference covered — whether a gift for you, your guests or your ...
16:42, 08/22/2019

Why You Shouldn't Put the Apple Card in Your Wallet (Seriously) A number of you are probably getting your brand-new titanium Apple Cards this week, assuming you made sure to order a physical version of the card wh...
16:42, 08/22/2019

August Data Could Prove Ominous for Lagging Industrial Stocks One of the hardest-hit areas of the stock market in recent months faces a fresh test Thursday when a series of reports on the manufacturing industry ...
17:00, 08/22/2019

England pair Owen Farrell and George Ford to start together for first time in over a year Owen Farrell and George Ford will this weekend start a Test together for the first time in over a year after they were both named in England's team t...
17:00, 08/22/2019

This leaked photo might be our first look at the Apple Watch 5 Apple’s iPhone 11 keynote is approaching, with more and more leaks revealing the device’s remaining secrets arrive each day. But Apple wi...
17:00, 08/22/2019

It looks like the crazy PlayStation 5 design that just leaked is real The PlayStation 5 won’t be announced officially for several more months, and we’re more than a year away from the expected release window...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Bird Twitter Is My Oasis in Internet Hell Browsing the internet generally feels exhausting for me. Mostly, it’s because everything is bad. The websites I once visited for “fun” are now satura...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Syrian army opens corridor for people to leave rebel bastion: state media Syrian government forces opened a corridor on Thursday for people who want to leave insurgent territory in northwest Syria, where an army offensive h...
17:28, 08/22/2019

The Fed is divided over how to deal with economic headwinds Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell could offer clues on the path forward when he delivers a speech Friday that will be intensely watched by inves...
17:28, 08/22/2019

NFL legend John Elway opens up about debilitating condition: 'I couldn't pick up a football' Two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback John Elway opened up about his debilitating medical condition that had hampered his ability to grip a footbal...
17:56, 08/22/2019

Endangered Panthers Seen Stumbling As If Poisoned. No One Knows Why A mother panther walks into frame and pauses. She looks around, ears alert. One of her cubs appears and looks healthy and strong. Then her other cub ...
17:56, 08/22/2019

Pentagon Terminates Troubled $1 Billion Contract For Missile Defense The Pentagon announced Wednesday that it is terminating a troubled billion-dollar program to develop a ballistic missile interceptor, citing design p...
17:56, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Nasdaq plans day-ahead power market launch in Germany, France, Nordics Nasdaq's commodities exchange plans to launch its day-ahead auction market for electricity in Germany, France and the Nordics around April 2020, its ...
17:56, 08/22/2019

Where'd the stocks go? NASDAQ CEO on Market Shrink The stock market is a much less crowded party than it used to be. NASDAQ CEO Adena Friedman says these days more companies are choosing to stay priva...
18:14, 08/22/2019

|Ramaphosa:TheNPAmustprosecuteVBSMutualBanklooters,notme President Cyril Ramaphosa said he knows there is growing impatience across the nation for justice to be administered on those behind the looting of V...
18:14, 08/22/2019

Verizon teams with Boingo for indoor 5G Ultra Wideband service The companies are focused on places like airports, stadiums and arenas, office buildings, and hotels, where a hyper-dense network can power high-spee...
18:14, 08/22/2019

The Magic Number for Continued US Jobs Growth The US jobs market has been healthy, but with the economy widely expected to decelerate in the coming year, at what stage might jobs growth begin to ...
18:42, 08/22/2019

10 great adventures for ordinary travelers, from whitewater rafting to ziplines You don’t have to be a superjock or a reality show contestant to have an extreme travel adventure. Here are 10 great activities for normal folk...
18:42, 08/22/2019

Fernando Alonso finds dunes "shocking" as Dakar tests commence Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso says climbing the Namibia dunes for the first time with the Toyota Hilux was "shocking", as his Dakar Ral...
18:42, 08/22/2019

Kia Seltos Compact SUV Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 9.69 Lakh The Kia Seltos has been finally launched in India and it starts a new inning for the Korean carmaker in our market. Kia is offering the Seltos in 16 ...
18:42, 08/22/2019

Member of 'Miracle on Ice' team Mark Pavelich faces charges after allegedly attacking neighbor with pole Former NHL player and 1980 U.S. Hockey gold medalist Mark Pavelich faces four felony charges after allegedly attacking a man with a metal pole. ...
18:42, 08/22/2019

Brash and unapologetic, Sam Ehlinger is poised to lead Texas back to top of college football Texas hasn't been a national contender in 10 seasons, but if it happens this year it will be because quarterback Sam Ehlinger leads the way. &#...
18:42, 08/22/2019

Aaron Rodgers shows he's big into denim, wears 'Canadian tuxedo' prior to Winnipeg game Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, who has shown a penchant for denim, proudly rocked a "Canadian tuxedo" for the team's trip to Winnipeg to play the Rai...
18:42, 08/22/2019

Russian high jump world champ calls out own country for handling of doping scandal Russian track and field athlete Maria Lasitskene criticized her country’s athletics federation for slow progress in response to massive doping ...
18:42, 08/22/2019

Edwards Lifesciences recalls delivery system for Sapien heart valves Medical device maker Edwards Lifesciences Corp is recalling its Sapien 3 Ultra delivery system after burst balloons during implantation led to severa...
18:42, 08/22/2019

Retrophin scraps nervous system disorder study, shares dive Retrophin Inc said on Thursday it was discontinuing the late-stage study for its rare neurological disorder treatment after it failed to improve pati...
18:42, 08/22/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. lawmakers say tariffs on EU olive oil pit Trump trade policy against demand U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the U.S. Trade Representative's Office not to impose new import tariffs on European olive oil, warning they could l...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Trump Is Reportedly Being a Raging Anti-Semite Because He's Mad Jews Don't Like Him More You may be wondering why President Trump has been getting so anti-Semitic lately. The short answer is that he is an anti-Semite. But a new Washington...
19:28, 08/22/2019

Somali president replaces security chiefs and Mogadishu mayor Somalia's president announced on Thursday a major shake-up of the country's security chiefs as well as a replacement for the mayor of Mogadishu after...
19:28, 08/22/2019

Cleared for takeoff: Saudi women start exercising their newest right Saudi Arabia's international airports are the scene of the latest "first" for women citizens, who can now leave the country without permission from a...
19:28, 08/22/2019

Ford names new president for China joint venture to deepen alliance amid falling sales Ford Motor Co on Thursday named Steven Armstrong president of the Changan Ford joint venture in China to deepen the alliance and push for more model...
19:56, 08/22/2019

Uber Takes Texas Taxpayers For A Ride Uber, the ride-hailing company that has lost $16.2 billion over the last two and a half years, got a bit of good news thanks to the generosity of Tex...
19:56, 08/22/2019

Vivo iQoo Pro Launched, to Be Offered in 4G and 5G Variants Vivo has become the latest smartphone maker to launch a 5G smartphone. The Chinese company on Thursday introduced the new iQoo Pro 5G Edition at a pr...
19:56, 08/22/2019

Spotify Extends Its Premium Free Trial to 3 Months Globally Spotify is extending its trial period from one month to three months for new Premium subscribers worldwide, it announced Thursday, matching its bigge...
19:56, 08/22/2019

Daimler to build Mercedes-Benz-branded heavy trucks in China, report says Daimler plans to build Mercedes-Benz-branded heavy trucks in China by revamping truck plants owned by its local joint venture with Beiqi Foton, accor...
19:56, 08/22/2019

Watch: Fugitive emu caught on camera in North Carolina An emu on the loose in North Carolina for about two months was caught on camera in a wooded area and authorities said they are closing in on the flig...
20:42, 08/22/2019

Patriots' Patrick Chung Indicted On Cocaine Possession Charge In New Hampshire New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung might have to make a trip to New Hampshire next Wednesday, as he’s slated to be arraigned on a charge of co...
20:42, 08/22/2019

NASA TV to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station Filled with almost 2,700 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is set to leave the Internati...
20:42, 08/22/2019

Watch Willa Ford's Jaw Drop After Two Troubling Updates from Flip It Like Disick Boss Scott Disick The Flip It Like Disick team is in crisis mode. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Flip It Like Disick, Scott Disick and Benny Luciano give Willa Fo...
21:28, 08/22/2019

Lauren Conrad Mourns Death of "Sweet" Dog Chloe Lauren Conrad is mourning the loss of her beloved dog, Chloe. The Hills alum took to Instagram on Thursday to share the heartbreaking news that her ...
21:28, 08/22/2019

Country singer Drake White opens up about brain condition after near-collapse onstage Country singer Drake White opened up about having a brain condition that disrupts blood flow after he nearly collapsed onstage last week.  ...
21:28, 08/22/2019

Rupee Ends At Over 8-Month Low Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee on Thursday plunged by 26 paise and closed at an over eight-month low. The rupee opened weaker at 71.65 a dollar and touched an intraday lo...
21:56, 08/22/2019

Watch: Mike Moustakas homer leads Brewers over Cardinals Mike Moustakas paced the Milwaukee Brewers to a victory against the St. Louis Cardinals with a mammoth three-run homer in the first inning of the 5-3...
22:14, 08/22/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Allegedly Promised A Victim's Family That He'd Help Her Receive Treatment For An Eating Disorder Three lawsuits filed in New York on Tuesday against the estate of dead pedophile Jeffrey Epstein made a series of explosive new allegations against h...
22:42, 08/22/2019

Trump Wants to Abolish Birthright Citizenship. Can He Do That? The president reasserted his wish to do away with automatic citizenship for anyone born in the United States. Here is what he, legal experts and the ...
23:00, 08/22/2019

How a hacked US nightclub Twitter account was implicated in China's information war Twitter recently took down a covert network of nearly 1,000 accounts it says are tied to the Chinese government. Many, but not all, of the accounts a...
23:00, 08/22/2019

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endang...
23:00, 08/22/2019

Doing housework could substantially lower risk of ‘early death,’ study says Doing light physical activity such as cooking or washing dishes each day is enough to substantially lower the risk of early death, a study suggests. ...
23:00, 08/22/2019

This fat ‘CHONK’ of a cat is looking for a new home An enormously fat cat who could pass for a mini-tiger needs a home — and he ain’t lion! BeeJay — who at 26 pounds weighs more than some bobcats — is ...
23:00, 08/22/2019

| Cell C credit rating cut to D by S&P on missed interest payments Cell C has suspended the payments as part of an effort to recapitalise the company and increase liquidity, chief executive officer Douglas Craigie St...
23:00, 08/22/2019

Mets vs. Indians: Syndergaard will keep this one Under The Cleveland Indians and New York Mets are two of just four teams in the majors that entered Wednesday with at least 24 wins since the All-Star brea...
23:00, 08/22/2019

|Moyo'slegalteamarguescontemptofcourtafternewterminationnotice In an open letter published on its website, the financial services provider said it took the step "after legal advice and on careful reflection by di...
23:56, 08/22/2019

|Mozambique,Russiasignenergy,securitydeals Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi signed energy and security agreements with Russian's Vladimir Putin in the first visit by a leader from the south...
23:56, 08/22/2019

Sergey Kovalev fights Anthony Yarde on Saturday -- is Canelo Alvarez next? A successful WBO light heavyweight title defense against Yarde on Saturday could lead Kovalev to a fight with Alvarez and the hefty payday that comes...
23:56, 08/22/2019

Michael Jackson's ex-publicist touts foundation to 'protect' legacy A former publicist for Michael Jackson on Thursday announced plans for a charitable foundation not affiliated with the late pop singer's family or es...
00:14, 08/23/2019

Body Positivity Win: Dad Is Changing Out Of His Swimsuit In The Beach Parking Lot With His Bare Ass In Plain View Of Everyone So much media today teaches us to be ashamed of our bodies, but one amazing man is going against the grain and taking a brave stand for body positivi...
00:14, 08/23/2019

Here's How Mobile Tire Installation Works And Why You Might Want To Try It Mobile auto services are more common than you might realize. At least in Los Angeles, it’s pretty easy to find a detailer, a mechanic or even a body ...
00:14, 08/23/2019

Remnant: From the Ashes Is Quickly Becoming One Of My Favorite Games Of 2019 When I first saw a streamer playing Remnant: From the Ashes, I rolled my eyes. Boiled down to the most reductive pitch, it’s Dark Souls but with guns...
00:14, 08/23/2019

Gaming Hardware Artist Turns Nintendo Famicom Into A Retro Computer Swedish designer and craftsman Love Hultén transforms existing gaming hardware into dreamlike pieces of functional retrofuturist art. His latest work...
00:14, 08/23/2019

US-Central America talks focus on drug, migrant trafficking The U.S. acting homeland security secretary has met with officials of Central America and Colombia to discuss fighting drug trafficking and migrant s...
00:42, 08/23/2019

2 more El Salvador ex-officers to face trial in ‘81 massacre Two former military officers in El Salvador will join more than a dozen others in being prosecuted for the 1981 El Mozote massacre, a particularly in...
00:42, 08/23/2019

Android 10: Cheat sheet Android 10's features will transform some phones into more user-friendly, customizable, and secure environments. Here's what developers, businesses, ...
00:42, 08/23/2019

South Korea Says It Will End Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan, Adding to Tensions The move frustrates officials in the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely...
00:42, 08/23/2019

Heat takes down more UPS workers during hottest summer ever July was officially the hottest month on record, and in the scorching sun, UPS workers have convulsed, fainted and landed in the emergency room with ...
01:00, 08/23/2019

South Africa Bans ‘Gratuitously’ Displaying Apartheid-Era Flag, Will Be Considered Punishable Hate Speech South Africa’s Equality Court has banned flying the country’s apartheid-era flag, saying that “gratuitous” displays of the flag are acts of hate spee...
01:00, 08/23/2019

10 More Actually-Useful Amazon Items Under $10 Everyone Should Have Amazon is full of perks that persuade you to buy more stuff: like free shipping for orders over $25, or same-day shipping for Prime orders over $35. ...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Porsche considers movie streaming on Taycan With twin high-resolution in-dash 10.9-inch digital screens and a high-end audio system, Porsche's first pure-electric car seems designed as much for...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Melbourne loses 15bn litres of water annually from logging catchment, study finds Researchers say the Thomson catchment is missing out each year on the amount of water used by 250,000 peopleLogging is causing Melbourne’s main catch...
01:00, 08/23/2019

The last single-stick Delta rocket launched Thursday, and it put on a show On Thursday morning, the final Delta IV Medium rocket launched from Florida. [credit: United Launch Alli...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Russia sends robot into space to test out new booster rocket Russia has sent a humanoid robot to the International Space Station as part of tests on a new rocket that is expected to replace the current vehicle....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Murder of crows crash into substation, taking out power The outage, which Manitoba Hydro said affected thousands of customers in St. James and further west toward Headingley, was apparently caused by 'a fl...
01:28, 08/23/2019

FDA Focuses on Novartis Delay in Reporting Drug-Test Data Manipulation Federal regulators examining test data manipulation for a gene-therapy drug made by Novartis AG are zeroing in on the company’s two-month delay in la...
01:28, 08/23/2019

Marvel’s Avengers game: release date, news, trailers and first impressions After two years of secrecy, Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics are nearly ready to talk about their first Avengers game – or, as we know it, Mar...
01:28, 08/23/2019

The titanium Apple Card comes with a series of insane care instructions Apple's physical, titanium Apple Card comes with its own set of cleaning and care instructions – seriously. Having just released its cred...
01:28, 08/23/2019

Autocar Heroes: Greatest Porsche GTs - new Cayman GT4 meets GT3 RS and GT2 RS Which is the best Weissach-developed Porsche of the last decade? Is it a 911 - or does the new Cayman GT4 take top honours? We've been finding out P...
01:28, 08/23/2019

Promoted | Vauxhall Crossland X: Designed for family life (part 1) With lots of luggage space and clever features that make long journeys easier and more comfortable, Vauxhall’s mid-size SUV is perfect for busy famil...
01:28, 08/23/2019

Unprecedented Close-Up View of Asteroid Shows Rocks That Look Surprisingly Familiar On October 3, 2018, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft dropped a lander toward the surface of the asteroid Ryugu from 135 feet up. The lander, MASCOT, hit a bo...
01:56, 08/23/2019

Steven Universe: The Movie Is a Mindblowingly Heartfelt, Musical Masterpiece From the moment Steven Universe: The Movie’s sumptuously-produced opening credits begin rolling, you can see how Rebecca Sugar really, really wasn’t ...
01:56, 08/23/2019

Watch a trailer for Edward Norton's smoky, star-studded adaptation of Jonathan Lethem's Motherless Brooklyn Edward Norton’s been wanting to bring Jonathan Lethem’s Joycean 1999 novel Motherless Brooklyn to the screen since it was published. Now, 20 years la...
02:14, 08/23/2019

The ever-hopeful Ezra Miller still claims his Flash movie is going to happen It’s been a long and winding road for the Flash movie, which—for various reasons—has proven to be significantly harder to get off the ground than a f...
02:14, 08/23/2019

'Rude' Boris Johnson puts foot up on Elysee furniture during key Brexit talks with Macron The British prime minister was labeled “rude” and “embarrassing” after a photo showed him with his foot on top of a table in France’s Elysee Palace w...
02:14, 08/23/2019

Lightning strike in Poland, heavy thunderstorm blamed for at least 5 deaths, more than 100 injuries in Tatra Mountains Several people are dead and a dozen reported injured after lightning struck during a thunderstorm in Poland's southern Tatra Mountains, officials sai...
02:14, 08/23/2019

‘Forbidden Broadway’ is back to skewer Cher, Bette Midler, ‘Tootsie’ Brace yourself, theater people: Gerard Alessandrini, the merry skewer-er of all that you do, is coming back with “Forbidden Broadway: The Next Genera...
02:14, 08/23/2019

All the Details on Hailey and Justin Bieber's South Carolina Wedding Do you hear those wedding bells ringing? After months of planning, Hailey and Justin Bieber have chosen the perfect location to say 'I Do' for the s...
02:42, 08/23/2019

Chevy's 2020 Bolt EV will pack a longer 259-mile range Chevy hasn't tweaked the Bolt EV much since its introduction, but an impending refresh could be welcome by giving drivers what they often crave:...
03:00, 08/23/2019

Dean Smith happy with Aston Villa striker Wesley despite lack of goals | Paul Doyle Manager has seen enough, despite defeats by Bournemouth and Spurs, to be confident Villa will not ‘do a Fulham’To really offend people around Villa P...
03:00, 08/23/2019

What to know about gum boils Gum boils are swollen, pus-filled bumps on the gums. Treatment involves medication and dental procedures, while home remedies may reduce discomfort. ...
03:28, 08/23/2019

What can trigger anxiety? Certain situations and events can be anxiety triggers for some people. Strategies are available to help people avoid triggers and get their anxiety u...
03:28, 08/23/2019

What are the 6 essential nutrients? There are six essential nutrients that people need in their diets to ensure the body has everything it needs for good health. Read what they are here...
03:28, 08/23/2019

Charles Manson: This actor plays him in both 'Mindhunter,' 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Aussie actor Damon Herriman had the unique challenge of playing Charles Manson in both "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" and Netflix's "Mindhunter...
03:28, 08/23/2019

US and Russia blame each other for abandoning missile treaty Russia and the U.S. are blaming each other for abandoning an arms control agreement on missiles, with Moscow warning of a new arms race and the Trump...
03:28, 08/23/2019

Home Secretary Priti Patel to hold talks after dozens of migrants, including six children, try to cross Channel Home Secretary Priti Patel is going to hold talks with her French counterpart after dozens of migrants, including six children, tried to cross the Ch...
03:56, 08/23/2019

George Barker death: Man accused of 'merciless' knife attack on gym user fled country after murder, court told A kickboxer "brutally stabbed to death" at a south-east London gym just days after becoming a father was killed by a man who then fled the country, a...
03:56, 08/23/2019

Cal State Fullerton suspect arrested for fatal stabbing of co-worker A Cal State Fullerton staffer was arrested in the fatal stabbing of his co-worker after spending two days on the run, police said Thursday. Chuyen Vo...
03:56, 08/23/2019

YouTube Disables 200 Videos Believed to Be Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinforma...
04:14, 08/23/2019

Bride vows to ‘crawl down’ aisle before letting brain tumor stop wedding Their dream wedding was quickly turning in to a nightmare. “I was going to crawl down that aisle before I had to use the walker,” Christina Anderson ...
04:14, 08/23/2019

Florida beachwear company features model with Down syndrome A Florida beachwear company has featured a 16-year-old model with Down syndrome in their new ad campaign, with the goal of hopefully inspiring other ...
04:14, 08/23/2019

Japan's defense minister says South Korean decision to end intelligence pact regrettable Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact between the East Asian neighbors...
04:14, 08/23/2019

New Audi RS Q8 mule snapped wearing Audi Sport livery News 21 Aug, 2019 Audi Sport’s SUV offensive continues with the RS Q8, which will challenge the Range Rover Sport SVR at the £100,000 p...
04:42, 08/23/2019

What Happens to Your Campaign Contributions When a Presidential Candidate Drops Out? On Wednesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee officially dropped out of the presidential race, just days after John Hickenlooper also called it quits ...
04:42, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift drops 'Lover' video ahead of album launch Taylor Swift has offered a bit of love to all the fans who are eagerly awaiting Friday's release of her seventh album: A video for its title track, "...
04:42, 08/23/2019

The Trailer: Labor union members and leaders are skeptical -- but pondering their 2020 choices In this edition: Democrats follow labor's lead in Iowa, the debate-rules grumbling gets louder, and trans rights come to a Southern race for governor...
05:14, 08/23/2019

Stopping China's cyber mischief Responding to longstanding security concerns over Huawei and other Chinese companies, two U.S. senators have introduced legislation to boost oversigh...
05:14, 08/23/2019

Barcelona hit by 30% rise in 'violent and intimidating robberies' The number of violent and intimidating robberies in the Spanish tourist city of Barcelona has increased by 30% since the beginning of the year, polic...
05:42, 08/23/2019

Sen. Tom Cotton says he suggested Trump buy Greenland and met with Danish ambassador Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said he was one of the first people to raise the possibility of purchasing Greenland.        ...
06:28, 08/23/2019

Louisiana boy, 5, brings cocaine to school, police say; 2 adults arrested A man and woman in Louisiana were arrested after a kindergartner brought three bags of cocaine to a New Orleans-area school Tuesday, investigators sa...
06:28, 08/23/2019

How Politics Constrain the Federal Reserve and Other Economists Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the rea...
06:56, 08/23/2019

Djokovic, Federer in same half of U.S. Open draw Wimbledon finalists Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are on a semi-final collision course at the U.S. Open after they were placed in the same half of...
06:56, 08/23/2019

Athletics-India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is h...
06:56, 08/23/2019

Trump speaks out on Sean Spicer joining 'Dancing with the Stars': 'He will do great' One day after it was revealed that Sean Spicer will be competing on the upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars," President Trump spoke out about ...
07:14, 08/23/2019

Army brother sends decoy ahead of surprise visit Nothing beats a teddy bear dressed as your deployed big brother on your 15th birthday...Except maybe your big brother.      ...
07:14, 08/23/2019

Walmart to reopen, renovate El Paso store with memorial to shooting victims The El Paso store is expected to reopen in three to four months, and Walmart plans to add a memorial for the shooting victims, officials say.  ...
07:14, 08/23/2019

August bank holiday: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest travel days of the year looms Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the ...
07:42, 08/23/2019

O's claim dubious record with 259th HR allowed The Orioles surrendered their 259th home run of the season Thursday night at Camden Yards, breaking a tie with the 2016 Reds for most homers allowed ...
07:42, 08/23/2019

Source: Left ankle sprain for Panthers' Newton Panthers quarterback Cam Newton left Thursday night's preseason game against New England in the first quarter with what a league source told ESPN is ...
07:42, 08/23/2019

Four people wounded in Los Angeles Skid Row shooting, female suspect at large An armed woman opened fire in the Skid Row section of downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, wounding four people and triggering a hunt for the suspect, p...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Packers-Raiders Preseason Game Played On 80-Yard Field Due To CFL Goalpost Issue Thursday night’s Packers-Raiders game is being played in Winnipeg, at the home of the Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Suited though the...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Help Your Tot Start Preschool Right With These School Day Essentials I was more nervous about my daughter’s first day of preschool than she was. It was her first exposure to school. Her first teachers. Her first circle...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Taking a vacation? Here's how to avoid tainted alcohol anywhere you travel Twenty five people have died in Costa Rica due to tainted alcohol, authorities say. Here's how to protect yourself while traveling.   ...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Someone left this snake at Newark airport The Transportation Security Administration reported that someone left a snake at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport.  ...
08:00, 08/23/2019

China's coal demand to peak around 2025, global usage to follow: report China's coal demand will start to fall in 2025 once consumption at utilities and other industrial sectors reaches its peak, a state-owned think tank ...
08:00, 08/23/2019

|TongaatunitsuspendedfromtradingonZimstockexchange The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange has halted trading of Tongaat Huletts unit, Hippo Valley, following a delay in the publication of its financial results f...
08:28, 08/23/2019

Groups sue Trump for weakening protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is al...
08:28, 08/23/2019

Macron tells Johnson Brexit backstop is indispensable French president tells Boris Johnson he must present concrete proposals for UK exitEmmanuel Macron has described the Irish backstop as “indispensable...
08:28, 08/23/2019

A Faithful Man review – drearily frothy French romcom The female objects of desire in this disappointing ménage à trois comedy by Louis Garrel are more fantasies than charactersFrench actor Louis Garrel ...
08:28, 08/23/2019

Town near Barcelona uses wolf urine to keep wild boar away Lack of rain may be forcing animals to seek food from rubbish bins in AiguafredaA small town outside Barcelona is using wolf urine to deter wild boar...
08:28, 08/23/2019

WRAPUP 1-Hong Kong protesters target airport week after arrivals hall mayhem Hong Kong braced for multiple anti-government demonstrations on Friday and a "stress test" of the airport this weekend, as protests in the Chinese-ru...
08:28, 08/23/2019

Tesla to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem - Bloomberg Tesla Inc has agreed to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem Ltd for electric vehicles manufactured in China, Bloomberg reported on Friday citing...
08:28, 08/23/2019

How to 'Refresh' Your PC When Windows Says There's a Problem Windows has a propensity to accrue digital dust and grime that can bog down the system, and reinstalling the operating system is a nice catch-all cur...
08:56, 08/23/2019

Flemish politicians jokingly offer Trump part of Belgium for 1 euro A group of Flemish nationalist politicians on Thursday joked that President Trump could buy a southern region in Belgium at a steal – for only 1 euro...
09:14, 08/23/2019

Amazon to acquire minority stake in an Indian supermarket chain operator Amazon.com Inc is set to snag a 3.58% minority stake in India's Future Retail, which operates more than 1,500 stores in India and owns several superm...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Cutting the Cord: What Parents and Teenagers Need to Know In her Help Desk column, Judith Newman shares books on “adulting” — learning the skills we need to make it in the world, without Mom or Dad at the re...
11:14, 08/23/2019

Grocery store featured in 'Stranger Things' has become a tourist attraction, sells more Eggos than ever before The managers of the Piggly Wiggly, which was formerly called Bradley's Big Buy, say fans have been coming to the store every day since the third seas...
11:42, 08/23/2019

Baby Rage unveils plans for crossplay VR-PC shooter game Extreme Tactical Executioners Baby Rage, a game studio based in Santa California, is designing a virtual reality game called Extreme Tactical Executions (xTx) with PC-VR crossplay...
11:42, 08/23/2019

Jim Mallinder leaves England role to become Scotland performance director ‘This was an opportunity that I couldn’t refuse,’ says MallinderMallinder will work across Scotland’s men’s and women’s teamsJim Mallinder will join ...
12:00, 08/23/2019