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End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed

PARIS (AP) — The French justice ministry says two guards have been freed after a hostage-taking by an inmate armed with a hand-made weapon at a top security French prison in Norman...

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed

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Prison guards injured in prison riot in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Police say four prison guards have been injured in clashes with inmates who have barricaded themselves in a prison in Ukraine’s p...
13:14, 05/27/2019

Freed American hostage in Burkina Faso was destined to be transferred to Al Qaeda, French officials say French officials say the American hostage in Burkina Faso, who was freed thanks to the deadly raid by French forces, would have been given to a group...
18:42, 05/14/2019

Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Inmate takes guard, trainee hostage in high-security French prison Special police forces were deployed to the Conde-sur-Sarthe prison where an inmate used an improvised weapon to take a guard and a trainee hostage. T...
04:14, 06/12/2019

France honors soldiers who died during hostage rescue in Burkina Faso An American woman who was taken hostage in Burkina Faso was nearly handed over to al-Qaida militants before she was rescued by U.S. commandos, a Fren...
18:28, 05/14/2019

Three Tajik prison guards killed in riot Rioting prisoners have killed three guards in a high-security facility in Tajikistan which houses people convicted of religious extremism, including ...
06:56, 05/20/2019

Jury awards $2.7M to man beaten by Maryland prison guards A Maryland jury has awarded nearly $3 million to an inmate who was beaten by prison guards almost six years ago in what his attorney called a "system...
23:00, 06/13/2019

The prison where women say guards and medical staff preyed on them Former inmates at a California prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic...
11:42, 05/02/2019

New Zealand spent more than $700,000 on slushy machines to keep prison guards cool New Zealand’s Department of Corrections is being criticized for spending more than $700,000 on slushy machines to reduce staff discomfort and tension...
22:28, 04/29/2019

| Epstein death: two prison guards put on leave, warden reassigned The warden of the high-security New York prison where convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein apparently committed suicide has been temporarily reassigne...
22:42, 08/14/2019

UK prison guards smell a rat and find rodents stuffed with drugs Suspected organized criminals have been stuffing the bodies of dead rats with drugs, phones and cash and throwing them over the walls of a British pr...
18:28, 04/28/2019

2 inmates in New Mexico charged with attempted murder after attack on prison guards The Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility remains on lockdown after two prison guards were attacked by several inmates Tuesday evening.  &#...
05:00, 07/19/2019

What happened when this prison couldn't hire enough guards? It put gangs in charge An internal audit report reveals the warden at the Wilkinson County prison relied on gang members to keep order because he lacked enough guards. ...
02:28, 06/26/2019

Judge sentences 3 Blackwater guards to prison for 2007 Iraqi attack Three former Blackwater security guards have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a massacre in Iraq 12 years ago that resulted in the deaths ...
00:28, 09/11/2019

Muslim prison guards claim they were suspended for refusing to shave beards Two Muslim men are suing the State of New York and the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision for discrimination, claiming they were...
11:00, 08/27/2019

Former inmates protest brutal beating of Florida woman by prison guards Several women spoke out Saturday against what they say is a history of physical and sexual abuse and mistreatment at the largest women's prison in Fl...
22:28, 09/08/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now a...
19:42, 05/04/2019

Cyntoia Brown Is Freed From Prison in Tennessee Ms. Brown, 31, was sentenced to life in prison for killing a man while she was a teenage sex trafficking victim. She was granted clemency in January....
22:14, 08/07/2019

Female inmate beaten 'within an inch of death' by Florida prison guards: lawsuit A female inmate who requested medical assistance inside a facility near Orlando was instead beaten “within an inch of death” by male guards, a lawsui...
16:01, 09/05/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's prison guards: 1 not a regular officer and both were working overtime, report says In the hours before accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide early Saturday morning, the two corrections officers assigned to watch ...
00:56, 08/13/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection with a January sex a...
00:00, 05/07/2019

American who fought for Taliban to be freed early from US prison John Walker Lindh to be released but some politicians say he may still be security riskJohn Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for ...
13:56, 05/23/2019

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprun...
21:56, 05/21/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s killing freed from prison A Vietnamese embassy translator says the Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader has bee...
02:42, 05/03/2019

California man freed from life prison sentence for joyriding A California man was freed from prison after serving 23 years of his life sentence on a joyriding conviction, including eight years in solitary confi...
03:28, 06/05/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison Two journalists from Reuters — who had been detained in Myanmar after reporting about the killing of Muslim men in western Rakhine State — were relea...
09:14, 05/07/2019

Reaction after Reuters journalists freed from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from prison on Tuesday after spe...
06:14, 05/07/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy ...
18:14, 05/07/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 ...
07:14, 05/07/2019

Former Epstein cellmate requests prison transfer, claiming 'deplorable' conditions, threats from guards An ex-cop facing the death penalty who briefly shared a cell with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein asked a judge Tuesday to move him to a new faci...
02:42, 08/21/2019

Epstein’s prison guards worked extreme overtime shifts morning of his death: Source Guards on Jeffrey Epstein's unit were working extreme overtime shifts to make up for staffing shortages the morning of his apparent suicide, a person...
12:32, 08/12/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink's heist freed from prison Judith Clark, who entered prison as a left-wing revolutionary defiantly refusing to participate in her own murder trial, walked free on Friday as a 6...
00:14, 05/11/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder trial freed from prison A woman charged with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released from prison. She had been in ...
07:42, 05/03/2019

Serial bank robber mistakenly freed from MCC sent back to prison A serial bank robber who was mistakenly released from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan in August because of a bureaucratic snafu ...
04:42, 09/21/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink’s heist freed from prison ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Judith Clark is free after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role in a 1981 Brink’s armored truck robbery in s...
00:42, 05/11/2019

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform law will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest amo...
06:42, 07/12/2019

Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed from prison after more than 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
05:28, 05/07/2019

Ex-journalists of Turkey's opposition daily Cumhuriyet freed from prison Five former journalists and a cartoonist from opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet have been released after 142 days behind bars on assisting terrorism ch...
06:42, 09/13/2019

The prison guards watching over Jeffrey Epstein were working extreme overtime shifts on the morning of his death Corbis via Getty Images Guards on Jeffrey Epstein's unit were working extreme overtime shifts to make up for staffing shortages the morning of his a...
11:01, 08/14/2019

Prison guards watching Jeffrey Epstein reportedly fell asleep through checks and falsified records The two prison guards assigned to monitor registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein fell asleep during their shift and failed to check on Epstein for t...
14:14, 08/14/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Isl...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters freed from prison in Myanmar The two journalists, who exposed a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, spent more than 500 days behind bars on charges of violating a colonial-era secrets ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Man freed from prison doesn't blame rape victim for incarceration A jury convicted James Clay of rape in 2017, but new information casts doubt he was responsible for what happened in 1997. New trial decision to come...
20:56, 08/23/2019

Ex-prison officer sues Ministry of Justice for £350k over hostage ordeal 'that ended her career' A former prison officer who claims her career was ended by the trauma of being taken hostage by an "extremely violent" inmate is suing the Ministry o...
20:00, 07/25/2019

John Walker Lindh, an American who joined the Taliban, to be freed from Indiana prison John Walker Lindh, a Californian captured in the Middle East, has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for supporting the Taliban regime.  ...
18:56, 05/22/2019

Joshua Wong, Leader of Hong Kong Protests in 2014, Is Freed From Prison The release of Mr. Wong, a then teenager who became the face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, comes as the city is once again gripped by protes...
10:42, 06/17/2019

Freed Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Addresses Rally on the Day He Is Released From Prison Activists and striking students gathered outside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Monday to listen to freed democracy campaigner Joshua Wong ...
11:28, 06/17/2019

Judith Clark, radical leftist and getaway driver in deadly Brink’s heist, freed from prison Former Weather Underground radical and Brink’s robbery getaway driver Judith Clark was freed from prison Friday — nearly four decades after the opera...
01:14, 05/11/2019

Report: US must communicate better with hostage families WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says the United States must do a better job communicating with families of American hostages held overseas. That inclu...
09:00, 06/24/2019

Police kill armed man who held bus hostage in Rio An armed man who took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil was shot dead by police following a four-hour standoff on Tuesday, authorities said. ...
19:00, 08/20/2019

Rapper RZA says arrested A$AP Rocky is a hostage in Sweden RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan says he’s concerned over what he calls a “hostage situation” for fellow rapper A$AP Rocky, who’s charged with assault in Swed...
23:00, 07/27/2019

Records: 2 men took child hostage after reservation killings YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Court records say a homeowner told police that two men linked to the killing of five people on an Indian reservation in Washingt...
21:14, 06/11/2019

Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking': former WTO chief The migration deal imposed on Mexico this week by U.S. President Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs was a victory for "hostage-taking"...
22:14, 06/08/2019

A ransomware attack is holding Baltimore's networks hostage A ransomware attack brought Baltimore city government's computers to a halt yesterday. The hackers are reportedly holding the city's files ...
03:42, 05/09/2019

Switzerland: 3 dead after hostage-taking at Zurich apartment BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say an armed man took two women hostage at an apartment in Zurich and all three died after shots were heard. Police in Swi...
16:42, 05/31/2019

French hostage says ordeal in Burkina Faso was 'hell' A French hostage, freed in Burkina Faso on Thursday during on overnight rescue in which two soldiers were killed, has described the experience as "he...
17:01, 05/15/2019

Man armed with gun, knife, gasoline can takes bus hostage in Brazil A man armed with a gun, knife and a can of gasoline took at least 37 people hostage on a public bus in Brazil before being fatally shot by police. &...
19:00, 08/20/2019

FlyCleaners customers claim laundry is being held ‘hostage’ Furious laundry service customers say they’ve been taken to the cleaners! Clients of FlyCleaners, a New York City-based laundry app, said they&...
05:14, 08/10/2019

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southe...
13:00, 05/31/2019

Trump picks hostage negotiator O'Brien for top security job U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser, replacing hardliner John Bolton ...
18:14, 09/18/2019

Lithuanian circus owner releases bear he took ‘hostage’ VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuanian police say a private circus owner has released a bear from a cage after a standoff with police trying to take th...
19:42, 06/12/2019

Baltimore's Government Held Hostage by Ransomware Attack For the second time in just over a year, Baltimore has fallen victim to a major cyberattack. Last year, hackers targeted the city’s 911 emergency sys...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Armed teen surrenders to police after hostage siege An armed teenager with reported links to the Gilet-Jaunes movement in France has released his final hostages after a siege lasting nearly five hours....
02:28, 05/08/2019

'I don't want to be held hostage on homophobia,' says French football boss The president of the French Football Federation (FFF) has said he is "totally against" the interruption of football matches as a result of homophobic...
17:42, 09/11/2019

Dutch hostage killed while trying to escape from militants in Philippines A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried t...
10:14, 05/31/2019

Sugarfina Sues to Get Back Candy Held Hostage at NY Warehouse Sugarfina sued GLJ Inc., also known as Midnitesnax, and MJC Confections LLC, also doing business as the Hampton Popcorn Company, for allegedly holdin...
05:00, 09/21/2019

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insiste...
19:56, 05/22/2019

Boris Johnson is a hostage in No 10. No wonder he fears a long contest | Zoe Williams Now that Labour has refused to rise to the prime minister’s bait, his project lies cruelly exposed in all its absurdityBoris Johnson’s strategy is co...
01:56, 09/06/2019

After Bolton fireworks, Trump picks low-key hostage negotiator to replace him U.S. President Donald Trump picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his fourth White House national security adviser, turning t...
22:56, 09/18/2019

Ransomware attack on Baltimore continues to hold the city hostage Earlier this month, hackers successfully deployed a piece of ransomware that, for about two weeks now, has effectively shut down a range of key publi...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Hijacker shot dead after taking 37 people hostage on a bus in Brazil A man who took a bus and 37 people hostage on a bridge in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro was shot dead on Tuesday by a police sniper, according...
20:14, 08/20/2019

Rapper RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan says arrested A$AP Rocky is a hostage in Sweden RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan says he’s concerned over what he calls a hostage situation for fellow rapper A$AP Rocky, who’s charged with assau...
00:42, 07/28/2019

Woman sexually assaulted in home as 7 others held hostage: cops A woman was sexually assaulted by two push-in robbers in her Queens home over the weekend — as her mom and six other females, including a child and h...
00:42, 05/07/2019

American ex-hostage mom said husband Joshua Boyle was a Taliban sympathizer American ex-hostage mom Caitlan Coleman confessed in a new interview that her husband Joshua Boyle not only routinely abused her — but he was a...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Trump's Mexico deal is victory for 'hostage-taking', ex-WTO head says Pascal Lamy said Trump’s actions went against the spirit of diplomacy after Mexico agreed to expand asylum programThe immigration deal imposed on Mex...
23:00, 06/08/2019

A hostage negotiator, an ambassador, a nuclear envoy: Who might replace Bolton? One potential candidate to replace John Bolton as national security adviser is an official who was once responsible for helping Sarah Palin understan...
06:14, 09/13/2019

A$AP Rocky: US envoy for hostage affairs sent to Sweden for rapper's trial Trump, who has advocated for the rapper’s release, sent the special envoy to Stockholm to monitor court proceedingsDonald Trump sent the US special p...
01:56, 07/31/2019

Brazilian Police Kill Man Who Hijacked Bus, Held 37 Passengers Hostage (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fir...
01:56, 08/21/2019

2 Sisters In Rajasthan Held Hostage, Raped For 2 Months, Say Police Two sisters were allegedly abducted and raped multiple times by a man who held them hostage for over two months in Dholpur district of Rajasthan, pol...
20:14, 07/15/2019

Canadian man held hostage by Taliban denies assaulting wife after release Trial testimony wraps up in case of Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman, who married in 2011 and were kidnapped in AfghanistanA Canadian man once held h...
01:56, 09/06/2019

Ex-Taliban hostage tells court he hit wife with broom handle because ‘she enjoyed it’ A Canadian man who with his American wife was held hostage by the Taliban for five years in Afghanistan reportedly testified that he only struck her ...
20:28, 09/11/2019

That Time My Delivered Package Was Held Hostage and Exchanged for a Six Pack of Beer I’m one of those people who live in a neighborhood where anytime I get an “out for delivery” email/text/raven for any package that won’t fit into my ...
22:28, 05/08/2019

Florida City Votes to Pay Off Criminals Holding Computer Systems Hostage The leaders of Riviera Beach, Florida, this week voted to authorize a payment of $600,000 to criminals who crippled the city’s computer system after ...
19:56, 06/20/2019

Man held hostage by Taliban-linked group says wife is 'incompetent mother' Joshua Boyle, charged with sexual assault, tells court estranged wife Caitlan Coleman was unfit to parent the their four childrenThe Canadian man who...
22:14, 09/10/2019

Suns’ Kelly Oubre claims his ex-girlfriend is holding his dogs ‘hostage’ Phoenix Suns star Kelly Oubre Jr. is taking his ex-girlfriend to court for allegedly stealing his two dogs following an ugly breakup in May. TMZ Spor...
01:28, 09/21/2019

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into ...
16:56, 05/21/2019

Canada: trial of Taliban hostage accused of abusing wife resumes after delay Joshua Boyle faces 19 charges including sexual assaultBoyle and wife Caitlan Coleman spent five years in captivityThe trial of Joshua Boyle, the form...
00:14, 07/04/2019

Brazil police sniper kills armed man holding dozens hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro A Brazilian police sniper fatally shot an armed man who held dozens of people hostage on a public bus in Rio de Janeiro after a four-hour standoff, o...
00:14, 08/21/2019

Brazil Police End Hostage Situation, Shoot Man Who Hijacked Bus Carrying 37 Passengers in Rio de Janeiro (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fir...
19:56, 08/20/2019

Trump Names Robert O’Brien, a Hostage Negotiator, as National Security Adviser The president announced on Twitter that Mr. O’Brien, the State Department’s chief hostage negotiator, will replace John R. Bolton, who left the White...
17:28, 09/18/2019

Trump taps hostage negotiator Robert C. O'Brien as new national security director The US' chief hostage negotiator is Trump's pick to replace John Bolton as national security adviser. The lawyer Robert O'Brien has a history of fore...
21:28, 09/18/2019

Trump picks Robert O’Brien, U.S. hostage negotiator, as national security adviser O'Brien, currently a presidential envoy for hostage affairs at the U.S. Department of State, has a long history in Republican foreign policy circles....
20:14, 09/18/2019

France starts inquiry on whether Epstein committed any crimes in France France has opened a preliminary inquiry to see if late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein committed any sex crimes on French territory or against any und...
17:42, 08/23/2019

Macri, Judiciary using Florencia Kirchner as hostage to stifle CFK candidacy: Alberto Fernández alleges 'Cristina Kirchner is the best candidate' to defeat President Mauricio Macri at the October presidential election, her former Cabinet Chief Alberto F...
19:14, 05/16/2019

France and Rwanda: Re-examining France’s role in the genocide A French commission of experts is taking a fresh look at France’s role in the Rwandan genocide twenty five years ago. To come up with a fair assessme...
19:56, 06/06/2019

Trump names hostage envoy Robert O'Brien as national security adviser, replacing Bolton President Trump on Wednesday named the State Department's hostage envoy Robert C. O’Brien as his fourth national security adviser, replacing John Bol...
19:56, 09/18/2019

What France---Yes, France---Can Teach the U.S. About Free Markets You wouldn’t think to look to France as a model of unfettered markets. But from cellphones to airfares, competition has risen in Europe but shrunk in...
17:28, 09/04/2019

In Croatia, EU border guards use 'a little bit of force' Croatia has consistently denied illegally deporting refugees to neighboring Bosnia-Herzegovina. But in a recent TV interview, the Croatian president ...
19:28, 07/14/2019

Ex-Rikers inmate who says she was raped by guards gets $1.2M A former Rikers Island inmate who says three jail guards raped her over the course of several hours has reached a $1.2 million settlement with the ci...
02:00, 07/02/2019

Q&A: A look at the standoff between the US and Iran Hostilities are heating up between the United States and Iran and while President Donald Trump says he’s not looking to go to war with Tehran, ...
22:28, 06/18/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says its missiles can hit US warships DUBAI — A deputy head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach US warships in the Gulf, and the ...
18:56, 05/17/2019

Down two guards, the Mystics survived by going big. Can that work in the playoffs? Washington beat Dallas, 91-85, on Saturday with Emma Meesseman, Elena Delle Donne and LaToya Sanders in the starting lineup. The victory broke the fr...
08:00, 09/03/2019

Iranian missiles can hit U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, and the United States cou...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Three Ex-Blackwater Guards Are Resentenced in Iraq War Massacre The men will serve about half of their original 30-year sentences for their roles in a 2007 shooting of unarmed civilians in Iraq, which an appeals c...
02:14, 09/06/2019

Iran's Guards Shoot Down US 'Spy' Drone: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website, Sepah News, said...
08:56, 06/20/2019

Fugitive couple who overpowered guards captured in Arizona A fugitive husband-and-wife team wanted for murder and arson have been captured in Arizona, police said on Thursday, nearly three weeks after they ov...
12:00, 09/12/2019

Separatists clash with presidential guards in southern Yemen Yemeni officials and witnesses say separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates have clashed with forces loyal to the internationally backed govern...
01:28, 08/08/2019

U.S. would not dare violate Iranian soil: Guards commander The United States would not dare violate Iranian soil, the head of the Revolutionary Guards' aerospace division said on Wednesday, according to the M...
07:28, 06/26/2019

Iran, U.S. tension is a "clash of wills": Guards commander The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, s...
18:56, 05/23/2019

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and ...
04:42, 08/14/2019

2 guards suspended, warden reassigned following Epstein’s death The move by the Justice Department came amid mounting evidence that the chronically understaffed Metropolitan Correctional Center may have bungled it...
03:56, 08/14/2019

2 militants, 2 guards killed in shootout in Iran’s west Semi-official Fars new agency reports that members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard have killed two gunmen trying to infiltrate the country throug...
17:42, 07/02/2019

Guards repel assault on Libya's biggest oilfield An armed group attacked Libya's largest oilfield but was repelled after clashes with its protection force on Monday, while fighting escalated in east...
22:00, 04/29/2019

Culver, Reddish top list of shooting guards in NBA draft Jarrett Culver made himself a top-flight NBA prospect by pushing Texas Tech to within a win of its first national championship. Culver is regarded by...
23:56, 06/16/2019

Mandatory Neck Guards "Not Far Away" After Smith Felled By Archer Steve Smith, who collapsed to the ground face first after the vicious ball from Jofra Archer smacked into the side of his neck, was not wearing a nec...
11:14, 08/19/2019

Jacksonville Beach life guards prepare for Dorian With a lot of people from out of town for the holiday weekend lifeguards on Jacksonville Beach are preparing as Dorian moves towards Florida. (Sept. ...
10:56, 09/02/2019

Iran Guards Chief Says Americans Have Started "Psychological War" The United States has started a psychological war in the region, the commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on S...
15:00, 05/12/2019

American Jailed in Moscow on Spy Charges Says Guards Injured Him Paul N. Whelan, a former Marine held for eight months on charges he denies, said he was in “great pain” and compared his treatment to the Salem witch...
14:00, 08/23/2019

U.S. does not dare attack Iran: Revolutionary Guards commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quote...
01:14, 05/23/2019

America does not dare attack Iran: Guards commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quote...
17:42, 05/22/2019

EU border guards start Albania migration watch The European Union's Frontex border agency deployed on Tuesday for the first time outside the EU, setting up on Albania's border with Greece to help ...
17:42, 05/21/2019

Security Firm Deploys AI as 'Virtual Coach' for Guards Allied Universal, a provider of facility services and security that was founded in the 1950s, is using artificial intelligence to help its guards bet...
15:56, 08/14/2019

Revolutionary Guards in Iran Vow ‘Full Destruction of Any Aggressor’ Iran will pursue and seek to destroy any aggressor, even one carrying out a limited attack, the head of the Revolutionary Guards Corps said on Saturd...
22:28, 09/21/2019

Iran Guards chief says Americans have started 'psychological war' The United States has started a psychological war in the region, the commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on S...
12:42, 05/12/2019

US, UK Will "Regret" Seizing Tanker Off Gibraltar: Iran Guards Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Thursday that the United States and Britain will "strongly regret" the seizure of a tanker off Gibraltar, the semi-o...
14:28, 07/11/2019

Iran has sapped U.S. capacity for war: Revolutionary Guards chief Iran's "absolute power" in its region has sapped the capacity of arch-enemy the United States to wage war against it, the commander of its elite Revo...
23:28, 05/28/2019

Venezuelan authorities arrest 2 Guaidó security guards Venezuelan authorities have detained two members of opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s security team and accused them of trying to sell weapons belongin...
06:56, 07/14/2019

Swiss arrest 6 after Cameroonian guards rough up journalist The Geneva prosecutor’s office says six security team members for Cameroonian President Paul Biya have been arrested over alleged harassment and inju...
15:56, 07/03/2019

Iran Guards chief says enemy focused on economic conflict The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday the enemy was worried about the prospect of war and was focused instead on an economi...
10:42, 07/03/2019

Transgender Rikers inmate found dead allegedly ignored by guards A silent and unresponsive Layleen Polanco — the transgender inmate found dead in her Rikers Island cell last week — was ignored by guards for nearly ...
03:28, 06/16/2019

Iran's Guards kill two militants in northwestern region: Fars Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards killed two members of an "anti-revolutionary terrorist" group in a security operation in the northwest of the count...
19:28, 07/02/2019

Japan to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including...
14:28, 09/05/2019

Iran Guards reject U.S. talks, cleric threatens carrier Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran would not negotiate with the United States and a senior cleric warned that a U.S. navy fleet could ...
17:14, 05/10/2019

Japan wants to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including...
18:14, 09/04/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards reject talks with U.S. after Trump offer Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran will not negotiate with the United States and denied any U.S. attack was likely, a day after U.S. P...
14:14, 05/10/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Ar...
22:56, 05/25/2019

Arabic Readers in Israel Have to Hope the Border Guards Are Sloppy Books by famed Arab authors, and Arabic translations of writers like Orwell and Joyce, are scarce because of an Israeli ban on imports from Lebanon, ...
15:28, 09/20/2019

Three ex-Blackwater guards get new sentences in Iraq War massacre: New York Times Three former private security guards for the former security firm Blackwater were given new sentences on Thursday by a federal court for convictions ...
15:14, 09/06/2019

Fugitive couple on way to Tucson, faked emergency to get guards to pull over The search for two escapees still on the run, now is in its 5th day. And now there are new revelations on how the couple, wanted in connection to a m...
21:00, 08/30/2019

The world knows Iran is not pursuing nuclear weapon: Guards chief The world knows that Iran is not pursuing a nuclear weapon, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, said on Monday...
23:00, 07/08/2019

The Newest TikTok Celebrities: Security Guards Passing the Time Millions of fans of the social-media app are fascinated with #securitylife, where guards’ videos are more popular than #lawyers, #dentists and #senat...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Three members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards shot dead: Tasnim Three members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards were shot dead in the western city of Piranshahr on Tuesday, the semi-official Tasnim news agency ...
21:14, 07/09/2019

Report: Guards failed to check on Jeffrey Epstein for 3 hours The two prison staff members who'd been guarding the unit where Jeffrey Epstein died by apparent suicide failed to check on him that night for about ...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Iran Guards commander says U.S. bases are in range of its missiles: Tasnim A commander in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday that U.S. regional bases and its aircraft carriers in the Gulf are within the range...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Revolutionary Guards member killed in northwest Iran: Fars A member of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was killed in northwest Iran near the border with Iraq on Monday, the semi-official Fars news agency re...
22:14, 08/26/2019

Pentagon accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards over tanker attacks The U.S. military on Friday accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) of being directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emira...
22:14, 05/24/2019

U.N. says Libyan guards reportedly shot at migrants fleeing air strikes The United Nations said on Thursday it had information that Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants trying to flee from air strikes that killed a...
13:28, 07/04/2019

Erdogan’s security guards scuffle with Bosnian border police Bosnian authorities say Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security has scuffled with Bosnian police at Sarajevo airport after they refused to ...
18:14, 07/08/2019

Former Sudanese intelligence chief's guards block his arrest: prosecutors Sudanese prosecutors ordered the arrest of former intelligence chief for questioning over a bank account but his guards blocked his arrest, the prose...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Couple wanted for murder in Arizona escape from guards during transport A couple wanted for murder in Arizona escaped from custody when they overpowered guards who were transporting them through Utah, officials said on Tu...
06:42, 08/28/2019

U.N. says Libyan guards reportedly shot at migrants fleeing airstrikes The United Nations said on Thursday it had information that Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants trying to flee from airstrikes that killed at...
12:00, 07/04/2019

Epstein’s guards were working ‘extreme’ OT at short-staffed lockup The two Manhattan jail guards who allegedly failed to monitor Jeffrey Epstein before he died had been working “extreme” overtime shifts amid a severe...
19:56, 08/12/2019

Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacks Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are "highly likely" to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fu...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Murder-Accused US Couple, In 50s, Overpower Guards, Flee During Transport A couple wanted for murder in Arizona escaped from custody when they overpowered guards who were transporting them through Utah, officials said on Tu...
09:00, 08/28/2019

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on t...
19:56, 07/02/2019

US Would Not Dare Violate Iranian Soil, Says Head Of Revolutionary Guards The United States would not dare violate Iranian soil, the head of the Revolutionary Guards' aerospace division said on Wednesday, according to the s...
17:42, 06/26/2019

One person arrested after standoff with police TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department has made an arrest after a standoff situation that occurred Tuesday morning on the southeast side. An adu...
10:14, 06/26/2019

Spider-Man is out of the MCU thanks to Sony/Disney standoff Enlarge / "Mr. Feige, I don't feel so good." Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige will not be producing the next two Spider-Man films with Sony Pictu...
01:56, 08/21/2019

BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Standoff ** S&P 500 drops 0.8% on the week as China's aggressive stance in trade war with U.S. weighs ** At first support came under fire, but then overs...
01:28, 05/18/2019

Philadelphia police in standoff with gunman Several Philadelphia police officers have been injured in an active shooter situation, Sgt. Eric Gripp tweeted Wednesday afternoon.   ...
03:28, 08/15/2019

Philadelphia gunman in custody after standoff A gunman who opened fire on police Wednesday as they were serving a drug warrant in Philadelphia, wounding six officers is in police custody, after a...
17:14, 08/15/2019

Police: Man Arrested After Six-Hour Standoff ERLANGER, Ky. (LEX 18) – Police say one man is arrested after SWAT teams had to respond to a home in Boone County. The Boone County SheriffR...
05:14, 06/10/2019

How the US-Iran oil standoff could hurt the economy The American economy is already absorbing a body blow from the deepening US-China trade war. A real war could be more than the decade-long economic e...
16:42, 05/20/2019

U.S. Concentration Camp Guards Promise Investigation Into Hateful Facebook Posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on Monday that it will investigate the shocking Facebook posts of some employees, the same employ...
13:28, 07/02/2019

Jail Guards Slept Without Checking On Jeffrey Epstein, Warden Sacked US Attorney General William Barr ordered the removal of the warden at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in an apparent ...
22:42, 08/14/2019

Iran's Guards commander says U.S. military presence in Gulf is 'an opportunity': ISNA The United States' military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now it is an opportunity, a senior commander of Iran's elite Revolut...
14:28, 05/12/2019

Jail guards threatening former Epstein cellmate Nicholas Tartaglione: lawyer Jeffrey Epstein’s former Manhattan cellmate says guards at the lockup have been threatening him since the financier’s death, according to a legal fil...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Deputy Guards chief says Iran will not hold talks with U.S.: news agency A deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards said that Tehran will not hold talks with its arch enemy the United States and that Washington "will not...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Epstein guards suspected of falsifying logs to show they were checking on him: report Guards at the New York City jail facility where Jeffrey Epstein is said to have killed himself are suspected of falsifying log entries to show they w...
09:15, 08/14/2019

Celtics’ busy NBA draft night: Lots of trades, two interesting guards Danny Ainge had another busy draft night. The Celtics general manager continued his near-annual tradition of stockpiling picks, while making a pair o...
12:56, 06/21/2019

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government of...
02:14, 07/14/2019

We are on cusp of full-scale confrontation with enemy: Iranian Guards commander The commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday: "We are on the cusp of a full-scale confrontation with the enemy," the Fars new...
22:14, 05/15/2019

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday ...
12:14, 05/26/2019

6 jail guards indicted for illegal visitor strip searches: sources Six female city Corrections officers have been indicted on felony and misdemeanor charges involving illegal strip searches and body cavity searches o...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards impound foreign ship in the Gulf: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards has seized a foreign ship smuggling fuel in the Gulf, state television quoted Iran's elite force as saying in a statement...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Warden Of Jail Where Jeffrey Epstein Died Reassigned, Guards Put On Leave The warden of the high-security New York prison where convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein apparently committed suicide has been temporarily reassigne...
06:14, 08/14/2019

Guards watching Epstein in jail may have fallen asleep and falsified documents US media reported the two guards who were assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein when he died have been removed. They may have been asleep and falsified r...
08:56, 08/14/2019

#ProposingWhileBlack: Couple Says They Had Proposal Interrupted by Security Guards Who Accused Them of Stealing If this New York couple’s story is true (it’s totally true because you already know we can’t have anything nice) then add proposing in a scenic locat...
16:42, 07/23/2019

PM's Brother Sits On Dharna Demanding Separate Vehicle For Guards: Police Prime Minister Narendra Modi's brother Prahlad Modi, who was travelling to Jaipur, on Tuesday sat on a dharna at a police station demanding a separat...
20:56, 05/14/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Deny Trying To Stop British Tanker: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a US claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said...
10:14, 07/11/2019

Iran's Guards say they will release images to disprove U.S. claim that drone shot down Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they would release images to disprove U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destr...
14:42, 07/19/2019

Tension grows between U.S. and Russia over Venezuela standoff The United States and Russia traded warnings against interfering in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused M...
20:56, 05/01/2019

Spider-Man is out of the MCU thanks to Sony/Disney standoff [Updated] Enlarge / "Mr. Feige, I don't feel so good." Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige will not be producing the next two Spider-Man films with Sony Pictu...
08:56, 08/23/2019

BMW's new $1B factory caught in Trump's Mexican standoff President Trump’s vow to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods comes just in time to hit exports from a $1 billion BMW Group factory that opens ...
01:28, 06/01/2019

Domestic violence investigation turns into standoff TUCSON – Police are working to resolve a standoff situation early Tuesday morning. Tucson Police Department started investigating a domestic violence...
14:42, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in Hong Kong riot police have faced off with protesters who were occupying a suburban train station to commemorate a violent attack there by masked assa...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Man accused of standoff, trooper’s shooting indicted MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple cou...
03:42, 05/31/2019

Man accused of standoff, trooper's shooting indicted A man accused of shooting a Texas state trooper while fleeing a suburban Dallas traffic stop has been indicted on multiple counts that could, if he's...
01:42, 05/31/2019

Suspect in Philadelphia shooting standoff taken into custody A suspect was taken into custody early on Thursday after a seven-hour armed standoff at a Philadelphia home in which six police officers were wounded...
12:00, 08/15/2019

At least 6 police officers shot in Philadelphia standoff Six police officers were shot during a wild gun battle in Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon — sparking a massive, hours-long standoff that was stil...
06:43, 08/15/2019

Here’s how the House’s standoff with William Barr could escalate Attorney General William Barr has until Monday morning to follow House Democrats’ orders to reveal the redacted parts of the Mueller Report — or else...
04:00, 05/05/2019

At least 3 police officers shot in Philadelphia standoff At least three Philadelphia police officers were shot during a wild standoff in the city’s North Side Wednesday, according to various reports. ...
23:56, 08/14/2019

Standoff under way with gunman near burning LA-area home SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have a surrounded a burning Los Angeles-area home where a gunman earlier fired at police. Nobody has been hurt...
04:14, 06/07/2019

Lexington Standoff Ends Peacefully; Man Arrested LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington said an hourslong standoff ended peacefully Sunday after shots were fired on the city’s sou...
18:00, 05/26/2019

Iran-UK tanker standoff: What is the next step for Britain? After Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the UK is looking for a diplomatic way forward. But if Tehran refuses to negotiate, Lo...
16:42, 07/23/2019

Iran guards post video of troops rappelling onto British-flagged tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guards posted a video online on Saturday showing speedboats pulling up alongside the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Imper...
00:56, 07/21/2019

Watch: Coast Guards Leap Onto "Narco-Sub", Seize Drugs Worth $232 Million Infamously elusive boats dubbed narco-submarines - cartel-funded ships built in the jungle to haul massive amounts of drugs - have bedeviled Coast Gu...
04:14, 07/12/2019

Guards repel assault on Libya's biggest oilfield as Tripoli battle rages An armed group attacked Libya's largest oilfield on Monday, but was repelled after clashes with its protection force, while fighting escalated in eas...
23:14, 04/29/2019

Britain and U.S. will regret detaining Iran's oil tanker: Revolutionary Guards deputy commander Britain and the United States will regret detaining an Iranian oil tanker, a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, ...
12:56, 07/11/2019

Rikers guards linked to shooting outside strip club busted on weapons charges Two Rikers correction officers were thrown in Passaic County Jail on weapons possession charges Friday after they were linked to a non-fatal July 13 ...
10:42, 07/20/2019

Iranian oil tanker in standoff between UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and w...
04:42, 08/19/2019

Hong Kong protesters in fresh standoff with police Demonstrators went ahead with a banned march to mark the fifth anniversary of Beijing's move to curtail elections. A hard core of protesters threw pe...
13:28, 08/31/2019

Barcelona, Real Madrid, And PSG Are In A Three-Way Standoff Over Neymar's Future The first Clásico of the season isn’t until the end of October, but Real Madrid and Barcelona are currently in the throes of a battle with much highe...
01:28, 08/23/2019

Migrants disembark rescue ship in Italy after 19-day standoff A migrant rescue ship carrying more than 80 people was evacuated near Italy's southernmost Island on Tuesday, ending a 19-day standoff that pushed 15...
04:42, 08/21/2019

Putin calls for compromise over Orthodox cathedral standoff Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a compromise to ease tensions over a plan to build a cathedral in a popular park in the nation’s four...
21:28, 05/16/2019

Report: Raiders WR Brown sitting in helmet standoff Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown could be sitting for almost any reason from head to toe, apparently. And if not allowed to use the helmet...
04:00, 08/10/2019

Kansas police kill man who fired shots in standoff with them WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas say a man who was firing gunshots inside an apartment has been shot and killed by officers after they tried to ...
19:56, 05/23/2019

Bus hijacking standoff ends after police shoot suspect Police have shot an armed man who was holding an undetermined number of passengers hostage on a bus hijacked on a bridge in Rio de Janeiro ending the...
21:28, 08/20/2019

Kamala Harris slammed for 'politicizing' Philadelphia standoff Sen. Kamala Harris faced criticism Wednesday for promoting her campaign's gun control plan during an appearance on CNN that coincided with breaking n...
07:56, 08/15/2019

Gunman surrenders in standoff that wounded 6 Philadelphia cops Philadelphia police arrested the suspected gunman who battled cops in an hours-long standoff and shootout that left six officers wounded and another ...
14:57, 08/15/2019

Italian political standoff keeps rescued migrants stranded at sea A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, waited off the coast of Italy on Friday as a battle between former political allies in ...
12:56, 08/16/2019

The Redskins are still refusing to budge in Trent Williams standoff Adrian Peterson said he doesn't know whether Williams will return, adding, “When you're missing the best player on the team, you're going to feel the...
02:14, 08/14/2019

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
01:14, 08/17/2019

Iran gets diplomatic win against US in standoff over IRGC-linked oil tanker An Iranian tanker has been cleared for release by authorities in a British territory, despite U.S. warnings that the vessel has been used to support ...
16:28, 08/17/2019

In new migrant standoff, Italy's Salvini blocks two NGO boats Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he was working to prevent two rescue ships operated by French and Spanish charities from bri...
15:42, 08/13/2019

SWAT standoff underway with man accused of shooting at N. Ky. officers CINCINNATI (WCPO) — A SWAT standoff is underway and involves a fugitive accused of  involving a fugitive accused of shooting at Kentucky police offic...
23:56, 06/25/2019

Dow falls 350 points on worries of prolonged trade standoff The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down more than 350 points as investors worry that the U.S. and China are headed for a long standoff in their cost...
22:42, 05/23/2019

EU says inspectors, not announcements, determine next steps in Iran standoff Facing threats from Washington and Tehran, the European Union keeps calm and claims the middle ground when it comes to the Iran nuclear deal. Despite...
05:56, 05/09/2019

World "Praises" Iran Over US Standoff: Hassan Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday the world "praises" Iran over its standoff with Washington, and that the US had broken promises by abandonin...
14:28, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Captain awaits end of Italy standoff on migrants The captain of a humanitarian rescue ship says Italian law enforcement officials told her a resolution is near for 42 migrants who were rescued at se...
19:56, 06/27/2019

Sudanese threaten general strike in standoff with military The organizers of Sudan’s protests have threatened of a general strike and civil disobedience as tensions with the ruling military council heightened...
12:14, 05/01/2019

Lost without CBS? There are ways to watch despite AT&T-CBS standoff on DirecTV, U-verse Millions are still without CBS after AT&T dropped it from DirecTV, DirecTV Now and U-verse. But there's still ways to watch during the carriage ...
23:28, 07/22/2019

Sudan protesters tone down demands in standoff with military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese protesters have toned down some of their demands in an attempt to ease tensions with the ruling military council that...
11:14, 05/03/2019

Nicaragua opposition says open to resuming talks on standoff Nicaragua’s political opposition says it is willing to resume dialogue with President Daniel Ortega’s government over resolving the country’s politic...
02:43, 07/06/2019

Australian freed in N. Korea keeps mum about detention An Australian student has thanked Swedish and his country’s diplomats for securing his release in North Korea but is keeping mum about what led to hi...
07:56, 07/05/2019

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, if Tehran guaranteed tha...
20:14, 07/13/2019

Iran Says Freed Tanker Has Unloaded Oil A tanker released from Gibraltar despite U.S. objections that it was carrying crude to Syria has unloaded its oil, a top Iranian official said, after...
19:42, 09/09/2019

‘Bridgegate’ defendant wants to be freed during appeal TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former aide to former Gov. Chris Christie wants to be released from prison following a major development in the George Washing...
16:42, 07/01/2019

Jeffrey Epstein guards placed on leave and warden removed as authorities investigate his death in cell Two guards assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein the night he apparently killed himself in jail have been placed on leave and the warden has been removed...
16:42, 08/14/2019

White supremacist gang leader may have fled Arkansas jail a day before guards noticed, officials say The U.S. Marshals Service is offering up to a $15,000 reward for tips leading to the capture of two inmates – one of which authorities say is the lea...
21:00, 08/01/2019

American detained in Russia on spy charges says guards injured him; court extends detention by 2 months A retired United States Marine detained in Russia for eight months on allegation of spying will remain in detention for two more months, a Moscow cou...
22:28, 08/23/2019

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

BMW opens first Mexico plant as Trump tariff standoff builds BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant in north-central Mexico. It’s one of three -- the other two are in Germany and China -- that will produce the...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Iran may attack Israel if U.S. standoff escalates: Israeli minister An Israeli cabinet minister warned on Sunday of possible direct or proxy Iranian attacks on Israel should the stand-off between Tehran and Washington...
12:42, 05/12/2019

U.S.-China Trade Standoff May Be Initial Skirmish in Broader Economic War The United States is wary of China’s growing role in the global economy and its tactics for getting ahead. China sees some of the demands as infringi...
19:56, 05/11/2019

Sudanese to hold mass rally amid standoff with generals KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest movement plans to hold a mass rally as it steps up pressure on the military to hand over power to civili...
12:14, 05/02/2019

Prosecutor offered Philadelphia gunman fake sentencing during standoff Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner negotiated a “phony baloney” sentence with the gunman in the harrowing 7 1/2-hour standoff t...
21:02, 08/17/2019

Iranian oil tanker at center of a standoff between the UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and w...
07:28, 08/19/2019

China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, with Beijing retaliating against...
19:00, 05/31/2019

China Signals Veto In Standoff with US Over Afghan UN Mission: Officials China and the United States are deadlocked over a U.N. resolution to extend a mission in Afghanistan, with Beijing signaling it will cast a veto beca...
18:29, 09/17/2019

Cops in hours-long standoff with armed Staten Island man Police on Staten Island have been engaged in several-hour standoff with an armed man who locked himself inside his sprawling home Monday night, law e...
06:00, 06/25/2019

Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighboring India....
09:42, 07/16/2019

TPD identifies domestic violence suspect arrested in 21-hour standoff TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s 21-hour police standoff at a southeast side residence was identified by Tucson Police...
05:42, 06/27/2019

China signals veto in standoff with U.S. over Afghan U.N. mission: diplomats China and the United States are deadlocked over a U.N. resolution to extend a mission in Afghanistan, with Beijing signaling it will cast a veto beca...
12:56, 09/17/2019

Iran could attack Israel if standoff with the U.S. escalates: Israeli minister An Israeli cabinet minister warned on Sunday of possible direct or proxy Iranian attacks on Israel should the stand-off between Tehran and Washington...
15:14, 05/12/2019

| Italy's Salvini faces two-boat migrant rescue standoff A fresh standoff brewed Saturday between charity rescue vessels and Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini after two boats carrying shipw...
08:00, 07/07/2019

Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbors including th...
01:56, 05/13/2019

Man and woman dead after standoff sparked by dispute over fireworks noise _____ A Michigan man and woman are dead following a long standoff with police sparked by a dispute between neighbors over noise from Fourth of July f...
23:56, 07/06/2019

Man suspected of shooting two Missouri law enforcement officers surrenders after standoff The man who authorities think shot a state trooper and a sheriff's deputy Friday morning surrendered after a long standoff at a home in rural Missour...
15:42, 08/17/2019

In U.S.-Iran Standoff, Gulf States Steer Clear of Confrontation Saudi Arabia and its Persian Gulf allies haven’t called for a confrontation with Iran over recent attacks in the region that the U.S. has blamed on T...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the v...
05:14, 08/20/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says it is ready for ‘any scenario’ amid standoff with U.S. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in New York for the U.N. meetings, has warned that any retaliatory strike on Iran by the U.S. o...
21:28, 09/21/2019

Boris Johnson's Rise Solidifies Brexit Standoff With Ireland It took nearly a week for new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar to talk on the phone, and when they did on T...
04:14, 07/31/2019

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice ...
16:56, 05/22/2019

Standoff escalates between Trump administration, Turkey over deal with Russia The Trump administration is locked in an escalating standoff with Turkey over its plans to purchase an air defense system from Russia, with a deadlin...
23:00, 06/17/2019

China Charges 2 Canadians With Spying, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Former boxing world champ arrested after armed standoff with police Former Olympic boxing gold medalist and world championship boxer Meldrick Taylor was arrested Monday after an armed standoff with Philidelphia police...
23:42, 06/04/2019

Twitter unlocks Mitch McConnell campaign account after two-day standoff Twitter has unlocked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign account two days after it was penalized for posting a video of activists makin...
20:00, 08/09/2019

This Week's Trade Standoff Wipes $2 Trillion Off Global Stocks As expectations for a U.S.-China trade accord faded stocks in trade-sensitive sectors and emerging-market currencies tumbled. Meanwhile, investors br...
15:28, 05/10/2019

The EU may be overplaying its hand in Swiss stock exchange standoff, experts say Switzerland looks likely to have outmaneuvered the European Union, after the latter ended its recognized stock exchange equivalence with the country....
10:14, 07/10/2019

Police shoot dead Brazil bus hijacker after hourslong standoff Police fatally shot a man holding dozens hostage on a bus following a four hour-long standoff. The individual had reportedly been carrying a plastic ...
22:14, 08/20/2019

Melvin Gordon is the latest NFL running back in a standoff with his team. He won’t be the last. Gordon wants a new contract or a trade from the Los Angeles Chargers. Other young star runners could follow suit, and Cowboys and Saints fans are amo...
19:56, 07/11/2019

Zimbabwe opposition says avoided bloodshed in standoff with 'fascist' government Zimbabwe's main opposition leader said his party backed down from a planned anti-government protest on Friday to avoid bloodshed and signaled the MDC...
16:56, 08/16/2019

Cambodian man freed after being trapped between rocks for four days A man collecting bat droppings in the Cambodian jungle fell in between two large rocks and stayed wedged there for four days before rescue teams wres...
07:00, 08/08/2019

Raccoon freed after being trapped in vending machine DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — Police say a raccoon trapped in a vending machine at a Florida high school is now free. Volusia County Sheriff’s spokesman Andre...
01:00, 08/19/2019

Philippines' Duterte wants 1,700 freed inmates locked up Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday 1,700 convicts who were freed early for good behavior should be sent back to prison after ques...
16:42, 09/04/2019

Cyntoia Brown, who was 16 when she killed a man, freed after clemency Brown says she was forced into prostitution before 2004 killingCelebrities, including Rihanna, had called for her releaseCyntoia Brown has been relea...
17:28, 08/07/2019

More than 20 arrested at Moscow protest after reporter freed Police and hundreds of demonstrators are facing off in central Moscow at an unauthorized march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile d...
12:42, 06/12/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria, Iraq should be tried or freed U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 captured Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detain...
11:56, 06/24/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria and Iraq should be tried or freed U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 former Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detained...
10:14, 06/24/2019

Rights activist in Chechnya freed on parole ARGUN, Russia (AP) — A prominent rights activist in the Russian province of Chechnya has been released on parole in a case that generated widespread ...
20:14, 06/21/2019

Freed Lebanese man urges US to free other hostages A Lebanese man and a US resident, released after years in an Iranian prison, tells President Trump 'please get back your hostages.' (June 1...
01:00, 06/13/2019

One-time death row inmate being freed after plea OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A man who spent about 15 years on Alabama’s death row is being set free. News outlets report 43-year-old Emanuel Aaron Gisse...
18:00, 06/18/2019

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as part of efforts to move a st...
12:00, 06/13/2019

Lawyer of Lebanese man held in Iran says he will be freed BEIRUT (AP) — The lawyer of a Lebanese man held in Iran since 2015 says his client will be released in the “next few days.” Majed Dimashk...
22:00, 06/03/2019

UK consular worker Simon Cheng has been freed Police in Luohu, a district of Shenzhen, confirmed Simon Cheng's release on Saturday. He was freed "upon completing his term of detention" on August ...
12:00, 08/24/2019

New York City Jail Guards Indicted for Conducting Illegal Strip Searches on Women Visitors Six female corrections officers were arrested and arraigned in New York State Supreme Court following allegations they performed illegal strip search...
19:14, 05/07/2019

Wizards agree to deals with guards Isaiah Thomas, Ish Smith, sign-and-trade of Tomas Satoransky Thomas, a two-time all-star who has been slowed by injury, is expected to join the Wizards on a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum of approximat...
05:42, 07/02/2019

Philadelphia mayor calls for gun control action after officers injured in standoff Jim Kenney urged state and federal government to stand up to NRA or ‘then let us police ourselves’The mayor of Philadelphia has joined a growing chor...
14:00, 08/15/2019

Oakland star Antonio Brown could quit NFL over helmet standoff, report says Brown, 31, insisting on wearing helmet disallowed by NFLStar wideout has not practiced with Raiders since 30 JulyOakland Raiders wide receiver Antoni...
03:42, 08/10/2019

Acting Intelligence Chief Refuses to Testify, Prompting Standoff With Congress Congress wants details of a whistle-blower complaint lodged with the intelligence agencies’ inspector general, but the director of national intellige...
01:57, 09/18/2019

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff w...
01:28, 07/11/2019

Biased Umpire Brazenly Interferes In Fiercely Contested Anthem Standoff I don’t know how the Miami Marlins can possibly trust the umpire crew working their Wednesday night game against the Detroit Tigers, after this blata...
03:56, 05/23/2019

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army Sudan's protest leaders are calling for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense sta...
16:28, 06/17/2019

| Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact aimed at ending standoff The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, po...
23:56, 08/22/2019

New Zealand’s Māori standoff against child separations and encroachment of preserved lands New Zealand’s Māori people took to the streets Tuesday over concerns of child separations from families and infringement of promised ancestral lands,...
17:56, 08/01/2019

Suspect Surrenders After Shooting 6 Police Officers During 8-Hour Standoff in Philadelphia: ‘It Was Like a War’ After shooting six police officers during a standoff that lasted almost eight hours, 36-year-old Maurice Hill surrendered to authorities....
03:42, 08/16/2019

China Arrests 2 Canadians on Spying Charges, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive...
20:28, 05/22/2019

Handcuffed man makes balls-to-wall escape to safety during armed standoff A handcuffed half-naked man could be seen climbing down a ladder to safety during an armed standoff with police in Mexico, a report said. The shootin...
00:42, 06/22/2019

Russia warns of possible Cuban crisis-style standoff over U.S. missiles in Europe The Cuban missile crisis erupted in 1962 when the Soviet Union responded to a U.S. missile deployment in Turkey by sending ballistic missiles to Cuba...
16:00, 06/24/2019

Pennsylvania police in hours-long standoff with man standing on top of old blast furnace A man has been perched atop an old blast furnace in Pennsylvania, hundreds of feet in the air for over 17 hours as a police crisis team continues to ...
02:14, 07/14/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, acc...
09:42, 05/08/2019

London stock exchange could delist Swiss companies like UBS amid EU standoff The London stock exchange (LSE) has warned investors they could be forced to delist Swiss stocks from Monday due to a political standoff between Swit...
10:28, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Pakistan reopens airspace to civil aviation after India standoff Pakistan opened its airspace to civil aviation on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India...
08:56, 07/16/2019

South Dakota governor, Oglala Sioux in pipeline protest law standoff The Oglala Sioux and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem are each waiting for the other side to make a move to resolve a disagreement over anti-protest leg...
03:14, 05/08/2019

Iran tanker standoff: Tehran releases nine crew of Mt Riah vessel India urges Tehran to release remaining three crew of tanker seized on 13 July amid Middle East tensionsIran has freed nine of 12 Indian crew members...
10:28, 07/27/2019

Trump tells Iran threats 'can come back to bite you' in nuclear standoff U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against making threats that can "come back to bite you like nobody has been bitten before," afte...
23:42, 07/03/2019

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic, Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in ...
23:56, 08/14/2019

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in ...
02:42, 08/15/2019

Man accused of shooting at PCSO deputy multiple times arrested after standoff MARICOPA, Ariz. – A man was taken into custody after he reportedly fired a gun at a Pinal County Sheriff’s Office deputy outside a reside...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump Says Xi Jinping Can "Humanely Solve" Hong Kong Standoff US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Xi Jinping can "humanely" resolve the violent standoff with protesters in Hong Kong and appeared to sugge...
05:02, 08/15/2019

Opinion: Guaido-Maduro standoff exacting heavy toll on Venezuelans Juan Guaido's attempt to force regime change with military backing has failed, and the protracted political deadlock is placing a heavy burden on the...
19:56, 05/02/2019

Woman Convicted in Kim Jong-nam’s Killing Is Freed in Malaysia The Vietnamese woman’s release brings an end to the legal case in the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother, who was poisoned at an...
11:42, 05/03/2019

| Two Shell oil worker hostages freed in Nigeria - police Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's restive oil-rich south have been freed, six days after they were seized by gunmen who killed their guard...
19:14, 05/02/2019

South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul and Abu Dhabi say that one South Korean and three Filipinos have been released following months of captivity in Libya...
10:28, 05/17/2019

Iranian Supertanker Freed by Gibraltar Despite U.S. Effort to Seize It (MADRID) — Gibraltar on Thursday allowed a detained Iranian supertanker to leave the British overseas territory after a last-minute U.S. attemp...
00:00, 08/16/2019

Eve Ensler: ‘Writing about my father's abuse has freed me from hate' The playwright and activist on honouring her body, secret initiations and being happy in her 60sBorn in New York, Eve Ensler, 66, premiered her play ...
16:14, 06/22/2019

| US sex trafficking victim freed from life sentence for murder A US trafficking victim serving a life sentence for killing a man who paid her for sex when she was a teenager was released on parole, following a ce...
22:14, 08/08/2019

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spyi...
20:56, 07/06/2019

Vietnamese woman freed in Kim Jong-nam murder case A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in jail on suspicion of killing Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother has been freed, her lawyer said...
11:56, 05/03/2019

The Nationals Have Finally Freed Themselves From The Curse Of Trevor Rosenthal If you listen closely with your ear towards a swamp-like city near the mid-Atlantic, you’ll be able to hear the faint sounds of mild optimism returni...
01:00, 06/24/2019

Man serving life for murder freed over a single fingerprint PELHAM, Tenn. — A Tennessee man serving life in prison for murder has been freed after 12 years over a single fingerprint pointing to another man. Ne...
11:56, 08/09/2019

850 Indians Freed From Saudi Jails On My Request: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians lodged in its jails on the eve of the m...
14:28, 05/05/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the...
07:42, 05/03/2019

Freed from Turkish jail, former NASA scientist wants to go back to the U.S. Turkish-American former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, newly released from jail in Turkey, said on Thursday he would like to go back to the United Stat...
21:14, 05/30/2019

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, fo...
21:28, 05/15/2019

First photos of freed hostages after French rescue mission The first pictures of hostages freed following an operation by French troops in Burkina Faso have emerged after two French soldiers were killed durin...
17:56, 05/11/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail on contempt charge – for now Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a Virginia jail where she was being held for refusing to testify befor...
08:28, 05/10/2019

Russian investigative journalist freed after days of protests Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was detained last week on suspicion of dealing drugs. Golunov’s supporters claim he was framed, sparking protests...
18:00, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Freed US resident blasts Iran over detention U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released from Iran following several years imprisonment says he was subjected to “kidnapping...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Lebanese US resident, freed by Iran, leaves for America BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese man and permanent U.S. resident released by Tehran after years in an Iranian prison has left Lebanon for the United States, ...
11:14, 06/18/2019

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter's forces freed The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country's capita...
14:28, 05/26/2019

Sole Remaining Kim Jong Nam Assassination Suspect Freed A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed from prison Friday, ending legal proceedings stemming fr...
03:42, 05/03/2019

Snake gets trapped in toy skull, freed by dental tools Looks like this slithery snake hit a snag when it got trapped in a toy skull and had to be freed by a vet using dentist tools.    ...
16:42, 05/10/2019

Newly freed man sent back to jail for trying to steal car from parking lot A Florida inmate was busted as soon as he left a jail dubbed the LOL detention center for trying to steal a ride home from the parking lot — even try...
20:42, 07/03/2019

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a vi...
10:14, 07/04/2019

Ransomware 'Hero' Hutchins Freed After Guilty Plea A British cybersecurity expert who admitted writing and selling malware was spared prison Friday by a judge who said the misconduct was outweighed by...
14:42, 07/27/2019

Austrian Athlete Freed By Kidnapper After Complimenting His Orchids A young Austrian triathlete kidnapped while riding her bike talked her way to freedom by complimenting her captor's orchids, a police source said Sat...
05:56, 07/28/2019

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a w...
22:28, 06/12/2019

Manning ordered to appear before new U.S. grand jury as she is freed from jail Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who was being detained for refusing to testify before a grand jury, was released on Thursday a...
07:14, 05/10/2019

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
11:14, 05/07/2019

Domestic abuse victim to go into hiding as ex freed after six months Abigail Blake calls for better guidance for victims after mix-up over attacker’s sentenceA woman who was left with life-changing injuries after being...
17:00, 07/29/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail after 62 days behind bars Former army intelligence analyst and convicted leaker Chelsea Manning was freed from jail Thursday after spending 62 days behind bars for refusing to...
05:14, 05/10/2019

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicize...
20:14, 05/30/2019

De Blasio wants over three times more teen criminals freed without bail Mayor de Blasio hopes to “more than triple” the number of teens who are released from city jails with no bail on charges as serious as armed robbery,...
05:42, 05/28/2019

Iran warns U.S. against seizing newly freed oil tanker Iranian officials warned the United States Monday to leave a supertanker detained by Britain last month alone, now that it's been freed and heading t...
19:14, 08/19/2019

Two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed after more than 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
06:14, 05/07/2019

Husband-wife Arizona murder suspects nabbed after three-week manhunt; had 'overpowered' guards in Utah: report A married couple wanted for murder in Arizona and on the run for three weeks after allegedly overpowering guards in Utah during their extradition, we...
17:56, 09/12/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbours including t...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Suspect accused of shooting 6 Philadelphia cops during standoff charged with attempted murder The man accused of shooting six Philadelphia police officers during a seven-hour standoff on Wednesday has been charged with attempted murder, author...
00:14, 08/18/2019

Trump Discusses Iran Nuclear Standoff With Emmanuel Macron: White House US President Donald Trump discussed the standoff over Iran's nuclear program with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday, the White House s...
02:56, 07/09/2019

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Cu...
08:00, 07/17/2019

South Korea to develop anti-drone system amid standoff with North South Korea is to invest 88 billion won ($74 million) to develop a weapons system by 2023 that can detect and strike drones, its procurement agency s...
07:56, 09/17/2019

Dow claws out of 359-point hole to end a wild week sparked by U.S.-China trade standoff The threat of higher tariffs has sown unrest in global markets all week as investors and business executives try to parse the uncertainty and brace f...
01:28, 05/11/2019

Iran says ready for worst in battle to save nuclear deal amid standoff with U.S. President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iran was ready for the worst in an uphill struggle to salvage its nuclear deal with world powers aband...
01:56, 08/02/2019

Iran threatens to resume higher uranium enrichment in standoff on nuclear deal Iran will resume high level enrichment of uranium if world powers did not protect its interests against U.S. sanctions, President Hassan Rouhani said...
09:56, 05/08/2019

Trump says Obama let China get away with 'murder,' touts tariffs as trade standoff heats up President Trump on Friday touted his administration’s controversial move to increase tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods after trade talks betwe...
15:28, 05/10/2019

Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc "deeply concerned" about South China Sea standoff Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Friday he is "deeply concerned" about recent developments in a long-running standoff in the South Chi...
13:14, 08/23/2019

Who is Amit Mehta, the hip hop-loving judge overseeing the standoff over Trump's financial records? One man's name can be expected to pop up more frequently as the battle between President Donald Trump and lawmakers takes to the courts: Judge Amit M...
08:14, 05/10/2019

Philadelphia police pelted with objects, taunted during harrowing shootout, standoff: reports A crowd of onlookers at the active shooter scene in Philadelphia Wednesday where six cops were wounded reportedly taunted and threw objects at police...
13:14, 08/15/2019

Russia: U.S. nuclear pact exit may bring back Cold War-era standoff - Ifax Russia's Security Council warned on Wednesday that the United States' exit from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty could bring a return to ...
14:42, 06/19/2019

US futures point to a slightly higher open amid trade deal standoff U.S. stock index futures hovered around the flatline on Wednesday morning, as market participants continued to monitor trade relations between the U....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Italian authorities arrest captain of migrant rescue ship ending standoff Italian authorities arrested the captain of a migrant rescue vessel Saturday morning after it docked into a port off the Lampedusa island, ending a m...
20:14, 06/29/2019

Kentucky State Police Involved In Standoff With Suicidal Person In Garrard County GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A number of authorities are on scene of an all-day standoff in Garrard County with a person who is reportedly su...
01:42, 07/01/2019

Police in Hawaii reportedly arresting protesters in standoff over construction of Mauna Kea telescope Native Hawaiian protesters are promising Wednesday to continue their blockade of an access road to the construction site of a mountaintop telescope o...
22:00, 07/17/2019

WRAPUP 4-Iran says it's ready for worst in battle to save nuclear deal in standoff with US President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday Iran was ready for the worst in an uphill struggle to salvage its nuclear deal with world powers abandoned ...
21:00, 08/01/2019

Sacramento police officer dies after long shooting standoff during domestic call Tara O’Sullivan, 26, died at UC Davis Medical Center hours after a gunman opened fire on her, police in Sacramento said early Thursday.  ...
12:56, 06/20/2019

Sudanese Protest Group: Two Leaders Arrested Amid Standoff With Military Council (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — A Sudanese opposition group said Tuesday that two of its leaders were arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling...
19:28, 07/02/2019

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham bruised amid scuffle between reporters, North Korean guards North Korean guards pushed and shoved U.S. reporters on Sunday and Grisham was left with bruises in the exchange, according to The Associated Press. ...
01:56, 07/01/2019

Russian journalist freed after police abruptly drop charges In a stunning turnaround, Russia’s interior ministry dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative reporter and promised to go after...
22:14, 06/11/2019

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and enc...
19:42, 07/13/2019

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and...
00:14, 05/25/2019

UK consulate worker detained in China is freed in Hong Kong Simon Cheng is back in Hong Kong, say family, after weeks of detention in mainland ChinaA staff member at the British consulate in Hong Kong who was ...
05:14, 08/24/2019

Vietnamese woman freed in killing of Kim Jong-un's half brother A Vietnamese woman originally accused of assassinating Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un in 2017, has been released ...
08:56, 05/03/2019

| Russia journalist freed in prisoner swap with Kiev thanks Putin Kyrylo Vyshynsky, a Russian-Ukrainian journalist flown to Moscow as part of a landmark prisoner swap with Kiev, has thanked President Vladimir Putin ...
20:00, 09/09/2019

Alabama man who served 36 years of life sentence for $50 robbery to be freed Alvin Kennard imprisoned without parole for first-degree robbery under ‘three strikes law’A man from Alabama who was sentenced to life without parole...
18:14, 08/30/2019

Alabama man who served 36 years of a life sentence for stealing $50 to be freed Alvin Kennard was imprisoned in 1983 with a disproportionately harsh sentence under the ‘three strikes law’A man from Alabama who was sentenced to li...
10:42, 08/30/2019

Rape Case That Roiled Israel Falls Apart, With 12 Suspects Freed A dozen Israeli teenagers accused of raping a British tourist in a Cyprus resort have been freed, and the accuser was arrested on charges of making a...
20:42, 07/28/2019

The Vietnamese Woman in Kim Jong Nam’s Murder Case Has Been Freed From Jail The Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother has been released from prison, bringing an inc...
08:28, 05/03/2019

Russian actor Pavel Ustinov freed pending appeal A Moscow court has released 24-year-old actor Pavel Ustinov from jail following public outcry. He had been arrested near an opposition rally and jail...
00:42, 09/21/2019

Move To End Article 370 Freed Kashmiris From Shackles: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said that the Centre's decision to revoke provisions of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir had freed...
12:56, 08/15/2019

Suspected serial rapist may have been freed from jail early in error Police hunt Joseph McCann as urgent review is launched into his release on licenceAn urgent review has been launched over fears that an “extremely da...
04:56, 05/02/2019

100 Black Moms Freed on Mother’s Day Thanks to Nationwide Bail Out Campaign In their largest bail out effort to date, the National Bail Out collective announced Tuesday morning that their third annual Mother’s Day campaign fr...
22:56, 05/14/2019

Pope stuck in elevator for 25 minutes, freed by fire brigade Pope Francis arrived late for his weekly address in St. Peter's Square on Sunday, explaining that he had been stuck in an elevator in the Vatican for...
01:56, 09/02/2019

Indiana woman who killed boyfriend during sex game freed on parole An Indiana woman convicted of murder for fatally stabbing her boyfriend 39 times during a sex game was reportedly released on parole after 18 years i...
13:56, 08/28/2019

Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine is freed on bail KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine has been freed on bail after spending three nights in a maximum-security ...
13:56, 05/02/2019

The Latest: US resident held in Iran freed, flies to Beirut BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in the case of a U.S. permanent resident released after being imprisoned for years in Iran (all times local)...
14:14, 06/11/2019

Iran calls for seizure of British ship if oil tanker isn't freed A top adviser to Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday encouraged forces to seize a British oil tanker as a response to London's taking an ...
19:00, 07/05/2019

Cyprus extends remand of seven Israelis for alleged rape, five freed A court in Cyprus on Friday detained seven Israeli youths for further questioning in connection with a group rape alleged by a British tourist on the...
15:56, 07/26/2019

Creams, Massage And Police Escort: How Russian Whales Were Freed Whales were massaged and lathered in special balm as they rode toward the ocean in a motorcade as part of their release from a "jail" in the Russian ...
20:28, 07/04/2019

North Korea says freed Australian student had been spying: KCNA North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spyi...
13:57, 07/06/2019

Ugandan pop star and critic of President Museveni freed on bail Bobi Wine, a Ugandan pop star and lawmaker who is seeking to challenge veteran leader Yoweri Museveni for the presidency, was freed on bail on Thursd...
19:14, 05/02/2019

Navy SEAL Charged With War Crimes Freed From Base Confinement In US A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11...
13:00, 05/31/2019

Raccoon freed from storm grate by 10 first responders in 2-hour ordeal A raccoon got his head stuck in a storm grate in Massachusetts — and it took a team of 10 first responders more than two hours to free him from the s...
03:00, 08/05/2019

US Sex Trafficking Victim Freed From Life Sentence After Viral Campaign A US trafficking victim serving a life sentence for killing a man who paid her for sex when she was a teenager was released on parole Wednesday, foll...
05:28, 08/08/2019

Suspect charged in David Ortiz’s shooting will ask to be freed on bail A judge is expected to rule Wednesday whether the first man charged in David Ortiz’s shooting can be freed on bail — with the suspect’s l...
20:00, 06/12/2019

A$AP Rocky Freed From Swedish Jail After Assault Trial Ends Rapper A$AP Rocky was freed Friday after more than a month in a Swedish jail following the end of his assault trial. The New York-born rapper will al...
00:14, 08/03/2019

| Four hostages freed in Burkina Faso by French special forces French special forces have freed two French hostages, an American and a South Korean in northern Burkina Faso in an overnight military raid in which ...
19:56, 05/10/2019

North Korea accuses freed Australian student of spying An Australian student detained for more than a week before being freed in North Korea on Thursday was spying for news outlets, the country's state me...
21:42, 07/06/2019

U.S. says accused Facebook fraudster Ceglia a fugitive after Ecuador freed him U.S. prosecutors on Monday said the New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg out of half of that company is a...
18:42, 06/24/2019

U.S. stocks post broad declines amid U.S.-China tariff standoff, recover some losses Wall Street sank on Monday after China defied Washington by announcing retaliatory tariffs, the latest salvo in the two countries' increasingly belli...
03:14, 05/14/2019

Federal agents arrest four protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy in Maduro-Guaido standoff After a month-long standoff, four protesters who had been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy were arrested by federal law enforcement officers and ...
20:28, 05/16/2019

Iranian tanker at center of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data shows The Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British te...
00:42, 08/19/2019

Carola Rackete: Nearly £1m raised to help migrant rescue ship captain arrested after police standoff More than £889,000 ( €1million) has been raised to help the captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after a two-week standoff with Italian ...
15:14, 07/01/2019

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

Jay Gruden optimistic, but Redskins' murky standoff with Trent Williams looms over camp Perennial Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams is digging in on his holdout, leaving plenty of uncertainty for a Redskins team in a tough spot.  ...
10:42, 08/02/2019

Vietnam confirms China ship leaves its waters, ending month-long standoff A Chinese survey ship embroiled in a tense month-long standoff with Vietnamese vessels has left Vietnam's continental shelf, the Southeast Asian nati...
11:00, 08/08/2019

Auto stocks lead European shares lower amid U.S.-China trade standoff European shares extended losses early on Monday from the biggest weekly slump this year as the U.S.-China standoff quelled hopes that the two largest...
12:28, 05/13/2019

Ex-Polish security official in spying case to be freed on bail - lawyer Former Polish security official Piotr Durbajlo, who was arrested in January on allegations of spying for China, will be released upon paying bail, hi...
23:28, 07/05/2019

Move 9 women freed after 40 years in jail over Philadelphia police siege Janine Phillips Africa and Janet Holloway Africa releasedGroup maintains James Ramp was killed by fellow officersThe last two women belonging to the ...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Ex-Polish security official in spying case to be freed on bail: lawyer Former Polish security official Piotr Durbajlo, who was arrested in January on allegations of spying for China, will be released upon paying bail, hi...
22:56, 07/05/2019

Venezuela opposition deputy Edgar Zambrano freed 4 months after 'kidnapping' More than four months after he was arrested and charged with treason, Venezuelan opposition leader and lawmaker Edgar Zambrano has been freed from ja...
19:56, 09/18/2019

Australian student freed from North Korea after being detained on claims of spying Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency, or KCNA, said the North deported Alek Sigley on Thursday after he pleaded for forgiveness over his a...
16:28, 07/06/2019

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes freed from base confinement in San Diego A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11...
07:28, 05/31/2019

Alek Sigley, Australian Student, Is Freed From Detention in North Korea Mr. Sigley, who has been pursuing a master’s degree at a Pyongyang university, went missing last week. He declined to say Thursday why he had been de...
11:14, 07/04/2019

Freed Australian denies North Korean spy charges, says no plans to return The Australian student released last week after being detained in North Korea said on Tuesday Pyongyang's accusation that he was a spy was "pretty ob...
17:56, 07/09/2019

UK consulate worker detained in China is freed in Hong Kong, says family Simon Cheng is back in Hong Kong, say relatives and friends, after weeks of detention in mainland ChinaA staff member at the British consulate in Hon...
08:28, 08/24/2019

China Demands Huawei Official Be Freed After Canada Vows To Not Back Down China's embassy in Canada said on Thursday that bilateral ties were suffering "gross difficulties," and demanded Ottawa free Huawei Technologies Co L...
17:56, 08/22/2019

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduce...
07:42, 06/11/2019

"Mistaken Identity": Branded A Foreigner, Assam Woman Freed After 3 Years At a time when an additional 1.02 lakh people have been dropped from the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) list, Assam authorities have admit...
19:42, 06/26/2019

| Thai activist jailed for insulting monarchy freed in royal pardon A Thai anti-junta activist who spent more than two years behind bars for insulting the country's monarchy by sharing an unflattering BBC article abou...
17:56, 05/10/2019

‘This isn’t true’: Uighur families angered by China claim relatives freed China’s claim it has freed 90% of people in Xinjiang detention camps has been met with anger and scepticismWhen news broke that senior officials in C...
12:42, 08/02/2019

Ex-Florida deputy charged with neglect in school shooting freed on bond A former sheriff's deputy charged with felony child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building to intervene during a deadly mass sho...
00:56, 06/07/2019

Freed from elevator, Pope names new cardinals from Muslim, developing countries After being trapped in an elevator due to a power outage, Pope Francis made it to his weekly Angelus prayers. There, he announced 13 new cardinals fr...
21:00, 09/01/2019

Pope Francis Stuck In Elevator For 25 Minutes, Freed By Fire Brigade Pope Francis arrived late for his weekly address in St Peter's Square on Sunday, explaining that he had been stuck in an elevator in the Vatican for ...
21:28, 09/01/2019

A$AP Rocky freed from Swedish jail pending assault trial verdict US rapper had been in detention since 3 July over alleged brawl in Swedish capitalA Swedish court has freed A$AP Rocky and two co-defendants until 14...
20:14, 08/02/2019

Judge: Coast guard officer Christopher Hasson can be freed until trial A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant accused of compiling a hit list of prominent television journalists and Democrats can be released from custody with str...
18:56, 05/08/2019

Trump cheers as rapper A$AP Rocky freed in Swedish assault case U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two of his friends were released from custody in Sweden on Friday three days into their highly publicised assault trial, a...
21:56, 08/02/2019

Freed inmate Cyntoia Brown marries Christian rapper J. Long Freed inmate Cyntoia Brown — who spent 15 years in prison for killing a John when she was a teenage sex trafficking victim — has married Christian ra...
05:14, 08/13/2019

Ex-UEFA boss Michel Platini freed after questioning over 2022 World Cup Michel Platini has been released from custody after being questioned over the awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar. The Ex-UEFA president was...
03:14, 06/19/2019

Kidnapped South African mine worker freed in eastern Congo A South African mine worker kidnapped by militia in eastern Congo in late July was released on Thursday, according to the official Twitter account of...
02:42, 09/06/2019

Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest to be freed from jail A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed from jail without bail pending her next court date on felony charges for a...
14:42, 06/11/2019

Sudan deports three freed rebel leaders after talks collapse: source Sudan has deported to South Sudan three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, an official ...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Israeli woman Dalal Da'ud freed 18 years after killing abusive husband An Israeli parole board on Wednesday agreed to cut a prison term and set free an Israeli-Arab woman who killed her abusive husband nearly 20 years ag...
18:28, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong activists freed on bail, protest march banned Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and another core member of a pro-democracy group have been granted bail after being charged with inciting people to jo...
04:14, 08/31/2019

4 Indian Crew Of Seized Iran Oil Tanker Freed On Bail Without Charge Four Indian nationals arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into an Iranian oil supertanker seized off the Spanish coast last week hav...
16:14, 07/13/2019

Florida RA accused of sex assault freed by judge who calls him ‘high-achieving’ A residence hall assistant at the University of Florida who was arrested for sexually assaulting a female student last month was allowed to walk free...
11:42, 09/12/2019

Freed Lebanese man Zakka arrives in Beirut from Iran: airport source Lebanese businessman Nizar Zakka, who had been detained in Iran since 2015, landed in Beirut on Tuesday after the government secured his release, a s...
16:42, 06/11/2019

7 Israeli teens freed after woman recants Cyprus rape report Seven Israeli teenagers were freed from custody in Cyprus on Sunday after a 19-year-old British woman admitted her report of being raped by a dozen p...
21:28, 07/28/2019

U.S. man accused of North Korean embassy theft in Madrid to be freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve ho...
00:56, 07/10/2019

Cyprus Rape Case That Roiled Israel Falls Apart, With 12 Suspects Freed A dozen Israeli teenagers accused of raping a British tourist in a Cyprus resort have been freed, and the accuser was arrested on charges of making a...
14:42, 07/29/2019

Israelis held over alleged rape freed as British accuser is arrested 19-year-old UK tourist to appear in Cypriot court on suspicion of making false complaintPolice in Cyprus have released seven Israeli tourists from de...
08:14, 07/29/2019

Philadelphia standoff: Police dispatch audio reveals tense moments during hours-long ordeal Dramatic audio from police dispatchers reveals how two officers became trapped and six others were wounded as gunfire rang out during an hours-long s...
13:14, 08/15/2019

Richard Gere boards humanitarian ship carrying 121 migrants amid standoff with European countries Richard Gere on Friday boarded a Spanish humanitarian ship that has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European gove...
00:00, 08/10/2019

Venezuela standoff leads to mini arms race as US and Russia sell proxies fighter jets Colombia is considering buying new F-16 fighter jets from the United States in response to Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s partnership with Rus...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Migrant ship captain arrested after entering Italian port, ending weeks-long standoff Italian police have arrested the captain of a rescue ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued near Libya, after a weeks-long standoff between the ves...
15:28, 06/29/2019

Hurricane Michael unearths evidence of fort occupied by hundreds of freed slaves Tangled up in the root balls of enormous trees toppled by Hurricane Michael , which ripped through Florida last October, was an archaeological treasu...
20:14, 05/06/2019

China blames Canada for difficulties in relationship, demands Huawei exec be freed China's embassy in Canada said on Thursday that bilateral ties were suffering "gross difficulties," and demanded Ottawa free Huawei Technologies Co L...
19:28, 08/22/2019

U.S. man accused in theft at North Korean Embassy in Madrid ordered freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid of the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve ho...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Convicted murderer, trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown freed from Tennessee jail Cyntoia Brown, a Nashville woman who was serving life in prison for killing a man while she was a sex trafficking victim, was released early Wednesda...
21:00, 08/07/2019