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Homophobic and transphobic hate crimes surge in England and Wales

Offences double since 2014 against gay and lesbian people and treble against trans people, Guardian analysis revealsYou saw me covered in blood on a ...

Homophobic and transphobic hate crimes surge in England and Wales

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Brooklyn man charged with hate crime for homophobic stabbing attack A knife-wielding hatemonger with a long arrest record has been charged with second-degree attempted murder for stabbing a transgender person’s boyfriend in the back of his neck outside of a Bedford-St...
04:34 2019-08-29

Cypriot bishop faces hate speech inquiry over homophobic remarks Greek Orthodox cleric claimed gay men recognisable from ‘particular odour’Police in Cyprus have opened an investigation into homophobic remarks made by a controversial bishop.At the request of the isl...
02:34 2019-08-05

NYPD investigating Megan Rapinoe posters vandalized with homophobic slurs as hate crime Posters featuring USWNT star Megan Rapinoe were vandalized with derogatory slurs in NYC subway station. NYPD's hate crimes division has opened probe.       ...
20:51 2019-07-10

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,” a victim testified, yet he couldn’t be charged w...
21:51 2019-06-03

Anti-LGBT hate crimes are rising, the FBI says. But it gets worse The FBI estimates 7,500 total hate crime victims annually. Household surveys show more than 200,000. How many of those are LGBTQ people?        ...
22:17 2019-06-28

8chan: the far-right website linked to the rise in hate crimes Three attackers in six months allegedly posted their plans on the site in advance. In an exclusive interview, Silicon Valley CEO explains his ‘moral obligation’ to keep 8chan onlineThe suspect in the ...
19:17 2019-08-04

Heather Heyer's not on this FBI list. How hate crimes become invisible It's hard to forget the searing images of a neo-Nazi driving his car into counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, two years ago today. But if you look at the federal hate crimes report, it's ...
10:00 2019-08-13

Birth rate in England and Wales at all-time low Rate drops by 46% from its ultimate peak in 1947 as 657,076 babies are bornThe birth rate in England and Wales has hit its lowest level since records began, government statistics have shown.In total, ...
18:51 2019-08-01

England and Wales could battle it out to become world leaders • Cardiff winners will top rankings if All Blacks lose to Australia• World Cup warm-ups ‘like poker’, says coach Scott WisemantelAccording to the number-crunching boffins who compile World Rugby’s ran...
13:00 2019-08-16

Only Muslims, Dalits Targeted in Hate Crimes, Says Asaduddin Owaisi Hyderabad politician Asaduddin Owaisi has blamed right wing groups under Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the ideological mentor of the BJP, for the hate crimes in the country. The Prime Minister, he......
18:00 2019-06-30

New hate crimes chief breaks with de Blasio on anti-Semitism The director of the mayor’s new Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes is already disagreeing with her new boss — who claimed in June that anti-Semitism is a right-wing movement. “...
14:00 2019-09-04

Rising Intolerance, Hate Crimes Can "Seriously Damage" Growth: Adi Godrej Noted industrialist Adi Godrej Saturday warned that the rising intolerance, hate crimes and moral policing can "seriously damage" economic growth of the nation....
16:34 2019-07-13

UK police are using AI to spot spikes in Brexit-related hate crimes The UK police are monitoring hundreds of thousands of Twitter posts containing hate speech every day to try to predict spikes in hate crime in the run up to Brexit...
17:00 2019-08-28

U.S. House targets convergence of mass shootings, hate crimes A month after a white gunman targeting Latinos killed 22 people in El Paso, the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee will consider new legislation to address rising fears about a convergence ...
14:34 2019-08-30

| WATCH | Trump calls for death penalty for hate crimes US President Donald Trump is asking the Justice Department to propose legislation so that those who commit hate crimes and mass murders face the death penalty....
17:00 2019-08-07

England’s experimental lineup looks to hit ground running against Wales • England include five new caps to face settled Wales XV • ‘We need to start winning now,’ says George FordFor an assortment of reasons England’s first Rugby World Cup warm-up Test may prove the most ...
06:34 2019-08-10

Wales v England: Rugby World Cup warmup – live! Live updates from the Principality Stadium, kick-off 2.15pm (BST)England and Wales could battle it out to become world leadersFeel free to email Lee your thoughts or drop him a tweet 3.28pm BST 45 min...
16:34 2019-08-17

Alzheimer’s and dementia leading cause of death in England and Wales Experts call for urgent action to tackle ‘biggest health crisis of our time’Dementia is the biggest health crisis of our time, experts have said, as statistics show the condition was the primary cause...
18:00 2019-08-06

Humanist weddings rise sharply across England and Wales Faith-based unions fall in last decade but humanist weddings rise by 266%When Amy Hicks and Michaela Francis get married this summer under the shadow of a 400-year-old West Sussex oak tree, they will ...
15:00 2019-06-02

Army vet accused of ramming California pedestrians charged with hate crimes The Army veteran accused of plowing his car into a crowd of pedestrians in California last month believed at least two members of the group were of Muslim descent, prosecutors said in court this week....
15:34 2019-05-31

James Fields Jr. receives life in prison for Charlottesville hate crimes An Ohio man received life in prison on federal hate crimes charges Friday for driving his car into a crowd full of counterprotesters during a Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017....
02:51 2019-06-29

Transport chaos across England and Wales after major power cuts Failure on National Grid network affects train services and road usersLarge parts of England and Wales have been left without electricity following a major power cut, electricity network operators hav...
22:34 2019-08-09

Wales beat England 13-6 to restore World Cup warm-up momentum "Wales beat England 13-6 in Cardiff on Saturday to go top of the official world rankings and avenge their loss in the reverse fixture last Sunday as the Rugby World Cup looms."...
02:00 2019-08-18

England’s Joe Cokanasiga admits nerves when facing Wales and Wallabies • Both sides are potential quarter-final opponents for England• South Africa’s Eben Etzebeth under investigation over brawlJoe Cokanasiga has revealed he still suffers from pre-match nerves when playi...
05:00 2019-09-14

Injured McConnochie replaced by Watson for England's warm-up against Wales • Bath wing ‘pulled up a bit sore’ in training• McConnochie is only uncapped player in Eddie Jones’s squadFor the second successive week England’s chosen starting XV are proving a movable feast. Eddie...
16:34 2019-08-17

Ruaridh McConnochie a doubt to make England debut against Wales • Bath wing struggling with muscle soreness• Mako Vunipola should feature against IrelandRuaridh McConnochie is a late doubt for England’s World Cup match against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday because ...
18:00 2019-08-16

England 33-19 Wales: Rugby World Cup warm-up match – as it happened England powered to victory and denied Wales the world No 1 ranking in their opening Rugby World Cup warm-up at Twickenham 4.27pm BST That’s it from me, thanks for your company and see you in Cardiff n...
21:00 2019-08-11

Experts expose ‘significant correlation’ between political rhetoric, rise in hate crimes “We see a correlation around the time of statements of political leaders and fluctuations in hate crimes,” said Brian Levin. “Could there be other intervening causes? Yes. But it’s certainly a signifi...
01:00 2019-08-09

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California charged with hate crimes An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD has been charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
03:51 2019-05-31

El Paso shooting suspect booked on capital murder charges; possible hate crimes The 21-year-old lone suspect in Saturday's massacre at a Walmart Supercenter in El Paso, Texas, that killed 20 people is being held on state capital murder charges and his actions are being investigat...
04:00 2019-08-05

Cops release footage of teens wanted for suspected hate crimes against Jewish men New video shows the quartet of teens wanted in connection with several suspected hate crime attacks on Jewish men in Brooklyn, cops and law enforcement sources said. The footage, released late Monday,...
23:00 2019-08-13

Suspect in Louisiana Black Church Arsons Charged With Federal Hate Crimes Prosecutors in Louisiana have charged suspect Holden Matthews, 21, with federal hate crimes for allegedly burning several black churches in the St. Landry Parish region earlier this year, according to...
08:51 2019-06-13

California man accused of hate crimes sent letters threatening to shoot minorities, prosecutors say California prosecutors have filed 10 felony charges against a 62-year-old man Tuesday after he allegedly mailed greeting cards—threatening to shoot minority homeowners and property managers, who moved...
00:34 2019-07-19

Lyme disease in England and Wales is most common in older, white women An analysis of hospital records has found that people with Lyme disease in hospitals in England and Wales tend to be white, female and relatively affluent...
13:34 2019-08-16

Transport strife across England and Wales after widespread power cuts - as it happened Railways, airports and roads affected by outage across large parts of country. Follow the latest news 10.39pm BST We’re going to close down this live blog now. Here’s a summary of the evening’s events...
07:34 2019-08-10

England ready for fierce World Cup warm-ups against Wales, says Elliot Daly • England out to build on intense training work in Treviso• Daly: ‘It will be similar to a Six Nations game’Elliot Daly is expecting full-blown Test match intensity during England’s back-to-back World...
05:34 2019-08-04

Rise in Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales Increase of 22% comes as greater number of mothers and women over 35 have terminationsThe number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has increased by 22%, as terminations in...
23:17 2019-06-13

England vs Wales live stream: how to watch international rugby online from anywhere The road to Japan starts at Twickenham today in yet another battle for rugby union supremacy between England and Wales. Today's Test match marks the third time the two teams have met in eigh...
19:00 2019-08-11

Transport strife across England and Wales after widespread power cuts - live Railways, airports and roads affected by outage across large parts of country. Follow the latest news 8.32pm BST CNN’s Eliza Mackintosh has tweeted evidence of the frustration some rail passengers are...
22:34 2019-08-09

How the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is fighting to make the city a safe space When a subway ride in Queens last November became the setting of an anti-gay attack, New York Police turned to a team set up for just such an incident: the Hate Crime Task Force....
15:17 2019-05-27

Louisiana deputy's son charged with federal hate crimes in connection with fires at black churches The suspect in a string of fires that destroyed three black churches in rural Louisiana earlier this year was indicted on federal hate crime charges in connection with the blazes, federal officials an...
21:34 2019-06-12

Researchers challenge widely cited study linking Trump rallies to hate crimes Media outlets lavished attention this year on a study that found hate crimes were a whopping 226 percent higher in counties where President Trump held rallies -- but researchers at another university ...
01:34 2019-09-11

Man suspected of setting fires at Louisiana black churches charged with federal hate crimes The man suspected of setting fire to three churches in St. Landry Parish has been indicted on federal hate crime charges.        ...
03:00 2019-06-13

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public amid spike in hate crimes A top German official has warned Jewish people against wearing yarmulkes in public amid a spike in anti-Semitic attacks. “I cannot advise Jews to wear the kippah everywhere all the time in Germany,” t...
22:34 2019-05-25

ECB transgender policy: England and Wales Cricket Board not expecting to make significant changes The England and Wales Cricket Board will conduct a "business as usual" review into its transgender policy but the governing body is not expecting to announce significant changes....
14:00 2019-09-02

England reach semi-finals with thrilling victory over Thailand, Scotland down Wales "England came from behind three times to secure a thrilling 4-3 victory over Thailand on Saturday as they reached the semi-finals of the snooker World Cup."...
01:17 2019-06-30

Willi Heinz handed vice-captain role on England debut against Wales Scrum-half Heinz and Ruaridh McConnochie make Test debutsGeorge Ford replaces Owen Farrell at fly-half and as captainAlun Wyn Jones to become Wales’ most-capped playerWilli Heinz has been named as vic...
14:00 2019-08-09

Flag-burning during Pride Month prompts reflection on nation's rise in hate crimes Police efforts to respond with empathy to victims of hate crimes break with a history of brutality, discrimination by law enforcement nationwide.        ...
15:00 2019-06-11

Wales vs England live stream: how to watch today's international rugby 2019 online from anywhere After a somewhat one-sided 33-19 match last weekend at Twickenham, Wales and England will be facing off for the second match of a double-header in preparation for the Rugby World Cup 2019. Make sure y...
20:00 2019-08-17

Harlequins centre Joe Marchant drafted into England squad ahead of World Cup warm-up against Wales Harlequins centre Joe Marchant will be hoping to impress Eddie Jones this week after being drafted into the England squad ahead of Saturday's match with Wales....
13:34 2019-08-14

Beto O'Rourke says we have '10 years' left to tackle climate change, blames Trump for rise in hate crimes Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, has made a series of eyebrow-raising claims in a new interview, including that we have 10 years to fix climate change and that President Trump is responsible for a ...
22:17 2019-06-21

England coach Steve Borthwick calls on Wales fans to raise roof in bid to recreate World Cup atmosphere England want Wales fans to create a raucous atmosphere under the roof of the Principality Stadium because it will act as perfect preparation for the World Cup....
14:00 2019-09-02

England vs Wales clash is final chance for World Cup hopefuls to catch the eye of early-bird Eddie Jones England face Wales at Twickenham on Sunday in the first of four warm-up matches to prepare for the World Cup but, in truth, their road to Japan started four years ago....
16:00 2019-08-09

Model Carissa Pinkston lied about being transgender after transphobic comments Fashion model Carissa Pinkston, who recently admitted to lying about being transgender after making anti-trans comments online, now says she's “taking full responsibility” for her actions....
02:51 2019-08-01

Lisa Vanderpump Apologizes for "Poor Choice of Words" After Transphobic Comment About Erika Jayne Lisa Vanderpump is publicly apologizing for some comments she made on Tuesday night's episode of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Some background: Vanderpump Dogs executive director......
02:51 2019-05-23

Ion Fury Studio Apologizes For Developers' 'Sexist And Transphobic' Comments, Will Patch Out Offensive Jokes The developer of the acclaimed new retro shooter Ion Fury has apologized for what it referred to as “sexist and transphobic” comments made by two of its employees on Discord. It has also promised to p...
10:00 2019-08-20

‘Beyond reasonable doubt’, international court convicts notorious DR Congo rebel leader of war crimes, crimes against humanity The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, found former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda guilty “beyond reasonable doubt”, of 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, in the vo...
20:17 2019-07-08

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or share their abysmal music to millions of people throug...
22:51 2019-06-05

After hate-motivated shooting, what are the hate crime laws in Arizona? PHOENIX – After a weekend of mass shootings, communities are reeling, with some asking for more regulation against possible hate crimes. Arizona does not have a separate crime for one motivated ...
19:34 2019-08-09

Define 'Homophobic' Imagine my surprise when late last week, I, an out gay man, found myself enrolled in an online course on homophobia that was attempting to teach me something I didn’t know. I thought I’d seen it all: ...
19:51 2019-07-15

Why homophobic incidents are scarring French football A standoff between ultras and authorities forms the backdrop to banners and chants that have brought games to a haltAt the offices of France’s Ligue de Football Professionel on Rue Léo Delibes, the ho...
17:34 2019-09-04

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to th...
12:00 2019-06-01

London bus attack: fifth arrest after homophobic assault Couple say they will not be frightened into hiding their sexuality after the attackA fifth arrest has been made in connection with the homophobic attack of a couple on a London bus.Melania Geymonat an...
22:51 2019-06-08

In 1989, The Frogs took a chainsaw to homophobic stereotypes There was a period of time in the ’90s when it seemed like Milwaukee-based The Frogs were going to be one of those weird cult acts that somehow blew up into mainstream success. Thanks to championing o...
19:34 2019-08-17

Could an independent Wales go it alone? Wales is not too poor to be an independent nation. The ex-first minister of Wales believes so anyway, though others are less sure. So, how would Wales fare economically if it had to go it alone in a p...
06:00 2019-08-10

French Ligue 1 match interrupted by homophobic chanting "A Ligue 1 derby between Nice and Olympique Marseille was interrupted for several minutes on Wednesday over the display of banners with homophobic connotations."...
02:00 2019-08-29

Police arrest 4 teens over homophobic attack on London bus LONDON (AP) — Police have arrested four teenagers on suspicion of attacking two women on a London bus because they were lesbians. Authorities didn’t identify the victims in the attack, which too...
21:34 2019-06-07

Homophobic attacks must stop, say women assaulted on London bus Exclusive: We felt an obligation to share our story, Melania Geymonat and Chris tell the Guardian“We are pretty tired of talking about getting punched in the face,” says Chris, a 29-year-old American ...
10:00 2019-06-15

Homophobic banners halt football match in France It is the second Ligue 1 fixture in 48 hours to be stopped due to anti-gay sentiments. The league has been trying to stamp out the problem, which is becoming increasingly prevalent....
06:34 2019-08-31

Germany: Two women injured in 'homophobic incident' in Berlin Police say a man has insulted and injured two women in an apparent homophobic attack. The incident comes after an assault on a lesbian couple in London received international attention....
18:17 2019-06-10

Teenagers held over homophobic attack on two women on London bus Lesbian couple assaulted by group of young males blame rise of rightwing populism for growth in hate crimeThe two women left needing hospital treatment after they were attacked on a bus in a homophobi...
00:17 2019-06-08

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos p...
13:51 2019-06-05

Two women injured in UK homophobic attack "for refusing to kiss" Two women were punched and robbed in a homophobic assault on a London bus, police said on Friday, as media reported that they were left covered in blood after refusing their attackers' demands to kiss...
18:00 2019-06-07

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty ...
10:00 2019-06-14

YouTube CEO says 'sorry,' but defends hosting videos with homophobic slurs YouTube, like Facebook and other online services, is facing growing scrutiny over material that shows violence, promotes hatred or is objectionable in other ways....
05:34 2019-06-11

Stop games over racist chants - but not homophobic ones, says FFF president "French Football Federation President Noel Le Graet told a radio station that he supported referees stopping matches in the event of racist chants - but not homophobic ones, in comments that drew crit...
18:00 2019-09-10

Do these homophobic attacks mean we’ll again have to hide our same-sex relationships? | Amelia Abraham I like to hold hands with my girlfriend in public. But now we know it’s still not safe to do this“Not a safe space.” This is what my girlfriend half-jokingly whispers at me when I reach for her hand i...
18:34 2019-06-10

Brazilian Referee Becomes Second Ref This Month To Stop Match Due To Homophobic Chants While FIFA’s recent disciplinary code changes meant to address racist abuse from supporters in the stands, the updated rules have already been called to action this month to combat homophobia, first i...
21:34 2019-08-26

How a Rugby Star’s Homophobic Posts Got Australians Arguing About Religion If there is one way to drag Australians, who pride themselves on their easygoing nature, into talking about divisive social issues, it is for those issues to intrude onto the sports field....
22:17 2019-07-01

Sponsor backs sacking of rugby star after homophobic comments The major sponsor of the Australian rugby team has backed the sacking of Israel Folau for homophobic comments a day after the player renewed his stance in a church sermon....
22:00 2019-06-17

Brazil fined for homophobic chants at Copa America opener RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — South America’s soccer body has fined Brazil $15,000 because of homophobic chants during Copa America’s opening match in Sao Paulo. CONMEBOL informed the Brazilian so...
04:34 2019-06-28

‘Not Everyone Will Agree.’ How YouTube Is Defending its Handling of Homophobic, Racist Videos YouTube on Wednesday published a lengthy explanation of its harassment and hate speech policies, following a controversy over its refusal to remove videos by a popular right-wing host who has made hom...
19:17 2019-06-06

Lesbian couple viciously beaten in homophobic attack on London bus Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with a homophobic attack on two women on a London bus that prompted widespread condemnation in the UK....
19:34 2019-06-07

LGBTQ student group receives homophobic threat over voicemail An official at a Lower Manhattan organization that supports LGBTQ students received a homophobic voicemail during Pride Month, cops said Monday. The 32-year-old employee of the Gay, Lesbian and Straig...
19:51 2019-07-01

YouTube declines to pull videos containing homophobic, racist attacks YouTube is catching flak for an apparently inconsistent approach to tackling hate speech on its platform. The site has declined to remove videos from right-wing commentator Steven Crowder after Vox h...
17:34 2019-06-05

Four teens arrested as London police investigate homophobic attack on bus The victims say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss in front of a group of men. London Mayor Sadiq Khan called the incident “a disgusting, misogynistic attack.”...
09:17 2019-06-08

Homophobic? Maybe. But at least Midnight Cowboy showed me gay men on screen | Ryan Gilbey The film is 50, and the debate is on about its motives. But growing up, I hankered after images of other gay men, however they were treatedMidnight Cowboy moseys into UK cinemas again next month on th...
17:34 2019-08-25

Gay couple assaulted, robbed by people using homophobic slur: Police WASHINGTON — A Washington, D.C., man says he and his boyfriend were attacked by a group of more than 10 people, some of whom used homophobic slurs. Karl Craven tells The Washington Post and he and Bra...
12:17 2019-06-20

MLS Coach Fired Over Unhinged, Multi-Phase Homophobic Meltdown Real Salt Lake head coach Mike Petke was fired by the team Sunday, a little over two weeks after his meltdown at the end of his team’s 1–0 loss to Tigres UANL in the Leagues Cup. Between then and now ...
12:34 2019-08-13

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controversy this week underscores the company’s continuing ...
10:17 2019-06-08

'Hell awaits you': Court to rule on Folau's homophobic comment Israel Folau says court proceedings against Rugby Australia are underway after his playing contract was terminated following homophobic comments on social media....
15:00 2019-08-01

French referee praised for stopping match over homophobic banners The coaches of Nice and Olympique Marseille and France's equality minister have all praised the referee who interrupted the Ligue 1 match on Wednesday because of homophobic banners in the home crowd....
18:34 2019-08-29

Netherlands 3 England 1: Defensive errors see England beaten in Nations League semi-finals England's hopes of winning the Uefa Nations League are over after calamitous defending gifted the Netherlands a 3-1 semi-final, extra-time win here in Guimaraes....
03:17 2019-06-07

Wexit? Why Wales could vote for independence soon In 2013 Plaid Cymru, the Welsh nationalist party said: "Could Wales flourish as an independent nation? We think that Wales can. We have recently celebrated the first 10 years of devolution - but ...
03:00 2019-09-15

Two dead after being hit by train in south Wales Police say they are working to identify pair struck on tracks near Port TalbotTwo people have died after being struck by a train on tracks near Port Talbot in south Wales, police have said.In a statem...
16:00 2019-07-03

England fans back Raheem Sterling for England captaincy "Eurosport\u0027s Marcus Foley asked England fans whether they agreed with making Raheem Sterling England captain... and the response was overwhelmingly positive."...
04:51 2019-06-06

French federation head: Stop games over racist chants - but not homophobic ones French Football Federation President Noel Le Graet told a radio station that he supported referees stopping matches in the event of racist chants - but not homophobic ones, in comments that drew criti...
23:00 2019-09-10

Puerto Rico: new protests loom against governor's sexist and homophobic texts Ricardo Rosselló resisting calls to resign over leaked messagesTens of thousands to take to streets of San JuanPuerto Rico is bracing for large demonstrations in the capital city of San Juan on Wednes...
04:00 2019-07-18

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
14:00 2019-06-08

USWNT’s Ashlyn Harris fires back at estranged teammate: ‘You are homophobic’ Ashlyn Harris helped the USWNT defend its World Cup title, and when it came to defending the character of her and her teammates, she was also up to task. When an interview with former U.S. teammate Ja...
03:17 2019-07-16

PSG match at Metz temporarily halted after fans hold up homophobic banners • Incident comes after suspension of Nice-Marseille game• French league clamping down on homophobic chantingParis Saint-Germain’s Ligue 1 game away to Metz was temporarily halted on Friday after anoth...
10:00 2019-08-31

Brazilian fans chant homophobic slur at Copa America opener SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian fans have sung homophobic chants during Copa America’s opening match at the Morumbi stadium. Bolivian goalkeeper Carlos Lampe heard the slurs several times Friday, cha...
10:00 2019-06-15

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters against governor's homophobic texts Teargas and rubber bullets used to disperse demonstration urging Ricardo Rosselló to quitThousands of protesters in Puerto Rico have clashed with riot police, as volleys of teargas and rubber bullets ...
12:34 2019-07-18

Philadelphia cops will lose jobs over racist, homophobic Facebook posts More than a dozen Philadelphia police officers will be fired after a series of racist, homophobic and violent Facebook posts that they allegedly shared were exposed by a watchdog group, the city’s top...
23:51 2019-07-19

A right-wing YouTuber hurled racist, homophobic taunts at a gay reporter. The company did nothing. A gay reporter says he finally decided to do something after years of harassment by a right-wing YouTuber. But the company declined to remove the videos....
16:51 2019-06-05

Real Salt Lake fires coach after he used homophobic slur toward referees Real Salt Lake on Sunday fired head coach Mike Petke two weeks after he used a homophobic slur in Spanish at Spanish referees during a Leagues Cup game against Tigres UANL....
18:34 2019-08-13

Nice’s match with Marseille suspended after fans display homophobic banners • Referee stops game for 10 minutes after banners and chants• Incident is latest in a series to have occurred in FranceThe Ligue 1 game between Nice and Marseille was suspended for 10 minutes on Wedne...
16:34 2019-08-29

Nice vs Marseille referee praised for stopping game due to homophobic banners The coaches of Nice and Marseille and France's equality minister have all praised the referee who interrupted the Ligue 1 match on Wednesday because of homophobic banners in the home crowd....
01:00 2019-08-30

Vieira and Villas-Boas on homophobic banners at Nice v Marseille – video Patrick Vieira and André Villas-Boas spoke after the French Ligue 1 game between Nice and Marseille, the two sides they manage, was halted for several minutes on Wednesday after fans unfurled banners ...
16:34 2019-08-29

Sammy Lee and Mickey McDonagh, Wales’ new hopes Sammy Lee and Mickey McDonagh tell Matt Bevan how they're now pushing for recognition The post Sammy Lee and Mickey McDonagh, Wales’ new hopes appeared first on Boxing News....
02:00 2019-08-22

NASCAR Looking Into Homophobic Comments Allegedly Made Over Truck Series Team Radio A NASCAR official confirmed to Jalopnik Friday that it’s looking into claims of homophobic comments communicated over a team radio during the Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday ni...
21:34 2019-08-16

YouTube is failing the LGBTQ community by allowing Steven Crowder’s homophobic slurs Besides changing its logo to feature a rainbow of colors, YouTube is hardly celebrating Pride Month the right way this June, as it’s failed to address a key concern for LGBTQ users in its community. A...
16:51 2019-06-05

Puerto Rico: protesters urge governor to quit after leak of homophobic messages Thousands march against Ricardo Rosselló after chats revealed sexist language and anti-gay remarks about singer Ricky MartinThousands of protesters have marched in Puerto Rico’s capital city for a thi...
19:34 2019-07-16

French federation head asks referees not to stop games over homophobic chants "French Football Federation President Noel Le Graet said he wanted referees not to interrupt matches in case of homophobic chants, despite new rules introduced by the FFF this season that permit such ...
13:34 2019-09-10

YouTube Says Homophobic Harassment Targeting a Popular Host Doesn’t Violate Its Policies YouTube says a popular conservative host is not violating the company’s policies despite his homophobic and racist slurs targeting another video maker, further calling into question social media...
21:34 2019-06-05

Brazil soccer team fined for homophobic chants at Copa America opener South America's soccer body has fined Brazil $15,000 because of homophobic chants during Copa America's opening match in Sao Paulo.       ...
13:51 2019-06-28

Wales v Ireland: Rugby World Cup warm-up – live! Updates from the 2.30pm BST match in CardiffJarrod Evans hopes to take chance and claim spot for WalesYou can email Luke here or tweet him @lukemclaughlin 2.20pm BST We are 10 minutes away from kick-o...
15:34 2019-08-31

Petter and Oliver Solberg team up for WRC's Wales Rally GB Petter and Oliver Solberg will enter October's Wales Rally GB as a two-car team to start one World Rally Championship career and bring another to a close...
16:34 2019-07-24

Wales captain Jones extends contract to 2021 Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones has ended speculation over his future by signing a contract extension with the Ospreys and the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) until June 2021....
15:17 2019-07-09

Warren Gatland to take Chiefs job after Wales but will take year out for Lions • New Zealander will return to homeland to coach home province• Gatland will take 12 months out from August 2020 for Lions roleWarren Gatland is to split his role as British and Irish Lions coach with...
00:51 2019-06-28

Storm uncovers 4,500-year-old prehistoric forest in Wales A mysterious prehistoric forest has risen again on a Welsh beach thanks to Storm Hannah. The collection of ancient tree stumps had been buried under water and sand more than 4,500 years ago and now pe...
22:00 2019-05-28

Why Wales' Jayne Ludlow is targeting three tournaments at the same time The manager and her staff oversee all the age groups as well as the senior team, who start Euro 2021 qualifying full of beliefPraise from a former top defender was much appreciated by Jayne Ludlow, pa...
13:34 2019-08-21

RWE to shut Wales coal-fired power plant Challenging market conditions in the UK for coal-fired power generation are forcing RWE to close its 1.56 gigawatt plant in Wales, the company has said....
19:00 2019-08-01

Aston Martin’s St Athan factory in South Wales all set for the DBX Features 12 Jun, 2019 The St Athan factory is at the heart of a new chapter in the history of Aston Martin. We pay a visit to the new Welsh facility…...
04:51 2019-06-12

Croatia v Wales: Euro 2020 qualifier – live! Euro 2020 qualifying updates from Osijek, kick-off 2pm BSTGiggs tells James: be yourself and you’ll succeed at UnitedAnd feel free to email Scott your thoughts 1.09pm BST Daniel James, on his way from...
14:34 2019-06-08

Manhattan’s Hotel Wales will stay open until 2020 The end’s drawing near for the historic Hotel Wales at 1295 Madison Ave. at East 92nd Street — but guests can still book rooms through Jan. 6, 2020. The building will be converted to luxury condos aft...
15:51 2019-05-21

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
23:51 2019-06-14

Blow for Wales as Gareth Anscombe is ruled out of World Cup • Fly-half suffers knee injury in loss to England• Taulupe Faletau already ruled out due to injuryWales have been dealt a second major World Cup injury blow with fly-half Gareth Anscombe being ruled o...
17:00 2019-08-12

RWE to close coal-fired power plant in Wales RWE on Thursday said it would close its 1.56 gigawatt (GW) Aberthaw B power plant in Wales due to challenging market conditions for coal-fired power capacity in Britain....
17:34 2019-08-01

USWNT’s Ashlyn Harris calls former teammate Jaelene Hinkle ‘homophobic’ after old interview resurfaces USWNT’s Ashlyn Harris accused her former teammate, Jaelene Hinkle, of homophobia Monday after an old interview resurfaced on Twitter in which Hinkle spoke of her refusal to wear a pro-LGBTQ jersey....
13:51 2019-07-16

Hungary cut down Wales after Gareth Bale fluffs the easiest of lines Gareth Bale’s misery continued as he missed a gilt-edged chance and Wales were beaten by a late Hungary goal in their European Championship qualifier in Budapest.Bale – whose future at Real Madrid rem...
23:17 2019-06-11

James can ease Wales scoring burden on Bale, says Giggs "Wales manager Ryan Giggs is not surprised by Daniel James\u0027s promising start at Manchester United and expects the winger to help ease the pressure on Gareth Bale in the national team set-up."...
22:00 2019-09-05

Street in Wales wins record for world's steepest – video A street in north-west Wales has been crowned the world's steepest. Ffordd Pen Llech in the historic town of Harlech has a gradient of 37.5% at its steepest point, knocking Baldwin Street in Dunedin, ...
19:34 2019-07-16

Storm Reveals 4,500-Year-Old Forest of a ‘Sunken Kingdom’ in Wales A storm has revealed an amazing sight on a beach in Wales. High gusts of winds have exposed an ancient forest of dead trees that are 4,500 years old. These submerged trees are believed to have inspire...
18:51 2019-05-24

Wales’ Rhys Patchell may miss World Cup after suffering another concussion • Fly-half sustained injury during warm-up defeat in Ireland• Wales already missing another No 10, Gareth AnscombeRhys Patchell may not play in the World Cup even if he travels to Japan with the Wales...
22:00 2019-09-08

Wales to start Dan Biggar at No 10 as Warren Gatland seeks more ‘edge’ • Coach: ‘We felt it important that Dan starts the game’ • ‘Players are aware they’re under pressure against England’Warren Gatland expects his grand slam champions to show more urgency against Englan...
13:00 2019-08-16

Wales ‘in a good place’ says Warren Gatland with No 1 spot in sight • Wales could top rankings with favourable weekend results• Grand Slam champions choose strong side for TwickenhamWhen Eddie Jones took charge of England, one of his goals was to supplant the All Blac...
06:34 2019-08-10

Wales’ Taulupe Faletau out of Rugby World Cup with broken collarbone • Injury-hit No 8 suffers setback in training and needs surgery• ‘Innocuous training ground incident’ resulted in breakWales will be without one of their most experienced and influential forwards in t...
19:00 2019-08-01

Ramsey withdraws from Wales squad ahead of Euro qualifier "Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey has withdrawn from the national squad for the upcoming European Championship qualifier against Azerbaijan and an international friendly with Belarus next month, the Wels...
18:34 2019-08-27

Via partners with BusBot to launch autonomous bus trial in New South Wales Ride-sharing startup Via will launch a driverless shuttle program in New South Wales, Australia, in partnership with local bus operator Busways.Read More...
21:01 2019-07-11

Wales’s Alun Wyn Jones hopes World Cup will not be scarred by red cards • ‘We will talk about tackle laws because it is an issue’• Jones getting ready for his fourth World CupAlun Wyn Jones leads Wales on to the plane bound for Tokyo on Wednesday for his fourth World Cup,...
01:34 2019-09-11

Masar finishes dead last in Princess of Wales’s Stakes on day of shocks Charlie Appleby’s horse fades on second start in 13 monthsAll seven favourites on Newmarket card beaten This first day of the July Festival here was one that the punters will want to forget, when the ...
02:34 2019-07-12

Croatia back on track, beats Wales 2-1 in Euro qualifier World Cup finalist Croatia put its 2020 European Championship qualifying campaign back on track with a 2-1 victory over Wales on Saturday. James Lawrence scored an own-goal to give Croatia an early bo...
20:17 2019-06-08

South Wales police to use facial recognition apps on phones Force testing app that lets officers run snapshot through ‘watchlist’ to identify suspectsSouth Wales police are to have a facial recognition app installed on their phones to identify suspects without...
18:00 2019-08-08

Ford to close engine plant in Wales in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales next year because of falling demand for some of its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car indu...
16:51 2019-06-06

Joe Allen hails ‘talisman’ Gareth Bale as Wales look for swing in momentum • Midfielder praises Bale for taking control in big moments• Azerbaijan winner comes after Real Madrid doubleJoe Allen has hailed Gareth Bale as a “superstar” and believes the Welshman will continue t...
11:34 2019-09-08

Ford to close Wales engine plant in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales, next year because of falling demand for some if its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car ind...
14:51 2019-06-06

Daniel James’ superb goal enough to earn Wales victory over Belarus At the age of 21 it seems early to talk about a player scoring a trademark goal but Daniel James is already making a name for himself with his ability to cut in from the left and steer the ball effort...
06:00 2019-09-10

Daniel James’s superb goal enough to earn Wales victory over Belarus At the age of 21 it seems early to talk about a player scoring a trademark goal but Daniel James is already making a name for himself with his ability to cut in from the left and steer the ball effort...
09:34 2019-09-10

Lane and Carre to make Wales debuts against Ireland in World Cup warm-up • Wing and prop among 14 changes from victory over England• Warren Gatland says spots in final squad ‘still up for grabs’The wing Owen Lane and the prop Rhys Carre will make their Wales debuts in Satu...
16:34 2019-08-29

WRC's Wales Rally GB has Liverpool start, revives Oulton Park stage Britain's World Rally Championship round will start in England for the first time in 20 years, with Wales Rally GB flagged away from Liverpool into an opening Oulton Park stage...
13:51 2019-05-22

Mysterious Mass Grave Found in Wales May Contain Bodies of Vikings’ Slaves Archaeologists have uncovered a mysterious mass grave dating back 1,600 years in Wales containing the remains of 86 individuals.  ...
21:17 2019-08-04

Belgium v Scotland, Hungary v Wales and more: Euro 2020 qualifiers – live! Live updates from Tuesday’s Euro 2020 qualifying gamesSign up for The Fiver and get our daily football emailAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 7.10pm BST Ryan Giggs calls for “a litt...
20:17 2019-06-11

New Aston Martin factory in Wales gives hope to workers at Ford engine plant Aston Martin started pre-production of the DBX crossover at a new plant in Wales. The factory offers a potential lifeline to workers at a nearby Ford engine plant that will be shuttered next year....
13:34 2019-06-14

Sexton back for Ireland as Wales turn to Patchell for final World Cup warm-up • Fly-half returns after missing last three matches• Wyn Jones and North return to Wales starting XVJohnny Sexton returns to the Ireland side against Wales in Dublin on Saturday after missing the firs...
18:00 2019-09-05

Cory Hill and young guns backed in Wales Rugby World Cup squad • Dragons lock has not played since February• Carre and Patchell inclusion show Wales’ growthOne day after watching Wales lose at home for the first time in 21 months, the head coach, Warren Gatland, ...
23:34 2019-09-01

Ireland vs Wales live stream: how to watch Rugby World Cup warm-up online from anywhere After suffering a crushing defeat against England, Ireland bounced back to get their Rugby World Cup preparations back on track with an excellent 22-17 victory against Wales last weekend. Having strug...
03:34 2019-09-08

Sydney facing first water restrictions in a decade as drought grips New South Wales Rapidly falling water levels in Sydney’s dams have prompted the state government to bring in water restrictions earlier than expected Sydney is facing stage one water restrictions for the first time i...
07:17 2019-05-28

Gareth Bale’s winner against Azerbaijan keeps Wales Euro 2020 dreams alive The script is a familiar one by now but Wales never tire of the story. With six minutes remaining and their hopes of qualifying for Euro 2020 hanging by a thread, Gareth Bale once again delivered for ...
04:34 2019-09-07

Baby died when drunken mother fell asleep on him after taking him to nightclub in Wales A mother has been jailed for two years and four months after her four-week old baby died after taking him to a nightclub and then drunkenly falling asleep on top of him in bed....
02:17 2019-06-08

Ryan Giggs tells Wales players to focus amid concerns of abuse in Hungary • Euro 2020 qualifying opponents sanctioned by Uefa for racism• ‘For me it’s all about concentrating on the game’ says GiggsRyan Giggs has no concerns about his Wales players being targets for racist ...
19:34 2019-06-10

Man Utd youngster Dylan Levitt drafted into senior Wales squad as replacement for Aaron Ramsey Aaron Ramsey has been ruled out of the Wales squad for matches against Azerbaijan and Belarus, with Manchester United youngster Dylan Levitt drafted in as his replacement....
16:34 2019-08-27

Israel Folau starts legal action against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs Israel Folau has formally begun legal proceedings against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs following his dismissal for a code of conduct breach....
13:51 2019-08-01

Euro 2020: Germany 2-4 Netherlands, Scotland lose and Bale seals Wales win – as it happened Netherlands and Germany played out a six-goal thriller, while Wales left it late to beat Azerbaijan as Scotland came unstuck against Russia• O’Donnell own goal gifts Russia comeback win over Scots• Ba...
04:34 2019-09-07

Ivan Perisic shows no mercy as Croatia put early dent in Wales’ Euro 2020 hopes This was always going to be a tough test for Wales but it was a case of what might have been as they suffered defeat under the sweltering Osijek sun.A first loss in their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign...
20:34 2019-06-08

'Old Town Road' rapper Lil Nas X faces down homophobic comments after coming out Lil Nas X is laughing off homophobic comments after the viral "Old Town Road" rapper came out as gay because… "Can't nobody tell me nothing."        ...
06:34 2019-07-03

Couple targeted in homophobic attack on London bus say they are now 'more physically confident' A couple who were attacked on a London bus have insisted they will not behave differently in public and feel more "physically confident" because they know they will stand up for themselves....
20:34 2019-06-15

Ariana Grande tells LGBTQ fans after homophobic protest outside show: 'You are all so loved' Ariana Grande apologized to her LGBTQ fans after anti-Pride protesters set up outside her concert venue in Atlanta and made homophobic comments.        ...
22:17 2019-06-09

ATF: Rifles used in just 13% of crimes Most shooting crimes are done with pistols not rifles, despite Washington’s focus on AR and AK guns in its reaction to the weekend’s two mass slayings conducted with assault-style weapons....
22:17 2019-08-05

A Midweek Steamy Surge That dry, comfortable air is about to be displaced by a warm front and a steamy surge that follows. We’re set to get muggy midweek as another round of very warm and humid air envelops the Common...
13:00 2019-05-22

UN warns of possible new war crimes in Myanmar Special rapporteur tells of abductions and torture of civilians by Myanmar military and insurgent groupHuman rights abuses that may amount to fresh war crimes are being committed against civilians in ...
16:17 2019-07-04

Surge won't stop tweeting about ska Last month, we reported on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s professed love of ska music and how it set him apart from a crowded field of 2020 Democratic hopefuls with less-embarrassing musical taste. N...
22:51 2019-06-03

Medicare-for-all might not cause surge in hospital use (Reuters Health) - Medicare-for-all and other versions of universal coverage being proposed for the U.S. by several presidential hopefuls wouldn't necessarily lead more people to seek hospital care, a...
01:51 2019-07-24

Carrie Jones: too young to play for Cardiff but set to play for Wales Women | Suzanne Wrack As a 15-year-old Carrie Jones must wait for her Cardiff City debut but after a senior call-up she could feature in Euro 2021 qualifiers against the Faroes and Northern IrelandIt is a surreal situation...
16:34 2019-08-29

Team Wales or Brothers Grim? The Truth About Prince William's Relationship With Prince Harry Through the Years It's done. Prince William and Prince Harry have severed yet another link between them, the Royal Foundation confirming this week that Harry and Meghan Markle will be forming their......
14:34 2019-06-21

'Kill the problem': Leaders resign over Alabama mayor's homophobic Facebook post Leaders of an Alabama city have resigned after the mayor posted a homophobic Facebook comment about "killing out" gay and transgender people.        ...
20:51 2019-07-10

I Didn't Think The Surge Was For Me Until I Saw It In A Netflix Show I had no intention of ever playing The Surge. It looked boring, overly familiar, and mostly desolate, like a dozen other third-person action games by studios I’d never really heard of in which some du...
19:51 2019-07-31

UPS Rides a Surge in Overnight Air Shipments United Parcel Service posted higher profit in the second quarter as revenue rose and it prepares to take on FedEx Corp. for a larger slice of e-commerce delivery volume....
16:17 2019-07-24

The Trailer: Is there still time for a candidate to surge? In this edition: The myths of the pollercoaster, a talk with (another one of) the president's potential primary challengers, and the last congressional debate of the year....
08:34 2019-08-30

Bitcoin not built to last, despite recent surge Last week we saw bitcoin, the great hope of cryptocurrency, skyrocket to over $13,000. It was in the vicinity of $3,200 as recently as December. Why? Maybe it was Facebook’s new venture into creating ...
11:34 2019-06-30

Syrian regime may be committing war crimes, says UK The UK's top official at the UN says the Syrian regime could be committing war crimes after Sky News uncovered evidence suggesting government forces have deliberately attacked hospitals in Idlib....
23:51 2019-05-28

What's behind Great Lakes investment surge? It's a big year for auto industry investment in the traditional corners of the Midwest. Center for Automotive Research monitor Bernard Swiecki delves into why....
12:00 2019-08-13

Congolese warlord convicted of war crimes A Congolese general and rebel leader known as "the Terminator" was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court on Monday....
17:17 2019-07-15

Centrists in retreat but no far-right surge in EU elections The European Parliament elections delivered a blow to the two major party groups - the centre-right EPP and the centre-left S&D - that have controlled the chamber for four decades....
23:17 2019-05-27

UK still behind in cancer survival despite recent surge Big improvement in past two decades fails to close gap with likes of Australia and CanadaCancer survival rates in the UK have improved markedly over recent decades but still lag behind those of compar...
00:34 2019-09-12

Republicans rattled after surge of retirements The House GOP has been smacked by a wave of retirements over the past few weeks — but some Republicans fear the worst is yet to come.With the GOP relegated to the minority for the first time in eight ...
10:17 2019-08-01

5 former Michigan Catholic priests charged with sex crimes A Catholic priest who admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish that he had sexually abused a child has been charged with several counts of sexual assault dating back decades....
01:17 2019-05-25

R. Kelly denied bail in sex crimes case A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the R&B artist R. Kelly to jail without bail, delivering a blow to the performer as he faces mounting legal trouble related to accusations of sexual misconduct with ...
23:00 2019-07-16

Trump says he may pardon soldiers accused of war crimes “Some of these soldiers are people that have fought hard and long,” the president said. “You know, we teach them how to be great fighters, and then when they fight, sometimes they get really treated v...
02:00 2019-05-25

The Latest: 5 priests charged with sex crimes in Michigan LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the Michigan attorney general’s investigation of clergy abuse within the Catholic Church (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel s...
19:17 2019-05-24

Markets surge after Fed signals rate-cut probability The stock market roared Tuesday as Federal Reserve officials signaled they were open to cutting rates to prolong the US economy’s 10-year expansion. At a conference in Chicago on Tuesday, Federal Rese...
22:34 2019-06-04

Chewy Shares Surge in Market Debut Shares of Chewy opened above its initial-public-offering price as the online pet-products retailer made its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange....
18:51 2019-06-14

Democratic divisions surge into public view Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology surged into public view as the party's leading presidential contenders faced off in a fiery debate in Miami over who is best positioned to take on...
13:00 2019-06-28

Former Michigan priest charged with 6 counts of sex crimes A Catholic priest who admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish that he had sexually abused a child has been charged with several counts of sexual assault dating back decades....
19:01 2019-05-24

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for pardoning a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the ...
06:34 2019-05-27

Feds Add New Sex Crimes Charges Against US Singer R. Kelly Embattled R&B singer R. Kelly was arrested Thursday night in Chicago on new federal sex-crime charges, just months after he was charged at the state level with abuse and aggravated sexual assault....
03:51 2019-07-13

Economists' fears of a 2020 recession in the US surge America's business leaders are growing more worried that the United States will enter a recession by the end of 2020. Their primary fear: protectionist trade policy....
05:34 2019-06-04

Ticket demand for international NFL games surge Ticket demand for the NFL's five international games this season has jumped 55% compared to 2018 thanks to the American football league's efforts to grow its global fan base, ticket retailer StubHub s...
22:34 2019-08-23

Stocks surge after Fed signals probable rate cut Wall Street just got a shot in the arm from the Federal Reserve. Stocks notched fresh highs — with the S&P briefly topping 3,000 for the first time ever — after the Fed signaled it’s poised to cut int...
15:00 2019-07-11

NC officials worried about storm surge, flooding North Carolina emergency officials remain worried about storm surge and flash flooding from Hurricane Dorian as it churns up the Atlantic coast. But preliminary damage reports from where the hurricane...
19:34 2019-09-06

Stocks Surge on China's New Nasdaq-Like Market The country’s new market for homegrown technology companies opened with a bang, with stocks doubling, tripling or more than quadrupling in value on its first day....
18:17 2019-07-22

France opens investigation into Epstein sex crimes The French investigation comes as a charity said it had collected 10 witness statements linking Jeffrey Epstein to sex crimes. The late paedophile had a luxury apartment in Paris....
18:00 2019-08-23

Stocks surge as US and China set trade talks Global stocks soared Thursday amid renewed optimism that the United States and China would resume talks on resolving the escalating trade war between the world’s two ­largest economies. Chinese Vice P...
09:00 2019-09-06

Home runs at Triple-A level surge 58% According to the organization that governs the minors, 5,752 homers were hit in the International and Pacific Coast Leagues this season. That's up from 3,652 in 2018....
02:34 2019-09-06

Mortgage applications surge as rates drop Mortgage rates are hitting their lowest level in 2 years. Matt Graham, Mortgage News Daily, and CNBC's Diana Olick join the 'The Exchange' to discuss where mortgage rates could go from ...
19:51 2019-06-12

Toyota amps up U.S. EV plans to join new ‘surge' Toyota is ramping up electric vehicle deployment plans, pulling forward its goal of selling 5.5 million electrified vehicles by five years and aiming to develop a solid-state battery by next summer as...
08:00 2019-06-10

Historical war crimes: an amnesty for British soldiers? Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt has promised to introduce a ‘presumption against prosecution’ on historical prosecutions for military veterans. Samira Shackle looks back at the collapse of the invest...
11:17 2019-05-30

'How can she have HIV?':Pakistan town struggles with surge in infections Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with nearly 700 cases since April, most of them children....
14:00 2019-05-31

Navy SEAL War Crimes Witness Says He Was the Killer The surprise testimony may upend the trial of Chief Edward Gallagher, a SEAL platoon leader accused of murder and other crimes after a deployment in Iraq....
03:17 2019-06-21

Lloyds blames claim surge for new PPI provision of up to £1.8bn Lloyds Banking Group says it is to take a new charge of up to £1.8bn to cover compensation claims for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI)....
21:34 2019-09-09

War Crimes Committed by Both Sides in Yemen, U.N. Panel Says A panel of international experts has identified people it deems responsible for war crimes in Yemen and presented the confidential list to the United Nations....
23:00 2019-09-03

Investors devour Beyond Meat as sales surge Beyond Meat’s stock sizzled Thursday after the company reported that first-quarter sales have tripled over the previous year. In its first quarterly report since becoming a publicly traded company, Be...
11:51 2019-06-07

Target shares surge on same-day delivery boost Target Corp raised its profit outlook for the year on Wednesday as its investments in same-day delivery and pick-up services increased traffic to its website and stores in the second quarter, sending ...
17:00 2019-08-21

U.N. investigator reports possible fresh war crimes in Myanmar Myanmar security forces and insurgents are committing human rights violations against civilians in restive western states that may amount to fresh war crimes, a United Nations investigator said on Tue...
21:51 2019-07-02

R. Kelly facing sex crimes charges in Minnesota Minnesota authorities are charging R. Kelly with two counts of prostitution and solicitation involving a girl under 18 for an alleged 2001 incident.        ...
23:17 2019-08-05

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious agai...
22:51 2019-05-30

RBS hands Treasury £1bn in dividends as profits surge Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), still majority-owned by the taxpayer after its 2008 bailout, is handing the Treasury around £1bn in dividend payouts following a surge in profits....
09:34 2019-08-02

RBS to hand taxpayer £1bn dividend as profits surge The Royal Bank of Scotland is to hand the Government a windfall of more than £1 billion next month after its strongest financial performance since being rescued by the taxpayer at the height of the fi...
19:17 2019-08-02

Axel Springer Shares Surge on KKR Bid Talks Shares in German media giant Axel Springer surged after the company said it was in talks with private-equity firm KKR about a potential strategic investment that could privatize the publisher of some ...
12:34 2019-05-30

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan crimes investigation The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) filed a request on Friday seeking to overturn the rejection of her planned investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan allegedly committ...
19:51 2019-06-07

Why is Germany putting an Afghan man on trial for war crimes? An Afghan man is facing charges of war crimes at a Munich court. He isn't a German citizen, nor were his alleged crimes committed in Germany. So why is he being tried in the country?...
19:34 2019-07-05

Harvick wins at Brickyard to surge into Playoffs If momentum means a bunch in auto racing, then Kevin Harvick will enter the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Playoffs with a good shot of racking up a second series championship....
13:00 2019-09-09

Nicaragua OKs criticized amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua's president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year's anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition....
04:51 2019-06-09

UN says war crimes may have been committed by US, Russian forces in Syria GENEVA – Airstrikes by US-led coalition forces in Syria have killed or wounded many civilians, indicating that required precautions were ignored and war crimes may have been committed, United Na...
23:00 2019-09-11

Bosco Ntaganda, ‘The Terminator,’ Is Convicted of War Crimes by I.C.C. The former military commander in Congo was convicted over his role in murder, rape and sexual slavery in an ethnic conflict in a mineral-rich region....
12:51 2019-07-08

US, UK, France and Iran may be complicit in Yemen war crimes, UN says The United States, United Kingdom, France and Iran may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen by supplying weapons to various parties involved in the conflict, a United Nations panel has said....
08:34 2019-09-04

Nicaraguan lawmakers Ok amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua’s president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year’s anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition...
03:17 2019-06-09

Behind the numbers: Mets’ second-half surge explained The Mets are 19-5 over their last 24 games, and it’s largely because of these numbers: 1.33: Zack Wheeler’s ERA in 20¹/₃ innings 1.78: Noah Syndergaard’s ERA in 35¹/₃ innings 9: Home runs by Mic...
12:00 2019-08-08

UK, US and France may be complicit in Yemen war crimes – UN report Panel lists 160 key actors in Yemen war who could face charges, adding to pressure on UK to end Saudi arms sales Britain, the US and France may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen by arming and provid...
06:34 2019-09-04

UN says suspected cholera cases in Yemen surge to 460,000 The U.N. says over 460,000 suspected cholera cases have been recorded in war-battered Yemen so far this year — a sharp rise from the 380,000 cases for all of 2018...
01:00 2019-07-09

Trump says considering pardons for some U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because the...
07:00 2019-05-25

Cholera surge stalks Yemen's hungry and displaced In the last two weeks Dr Asmahan Ahmed has seen a surge in suspected cholera cases arriving at her health center in Abs, a small, Houthi-held town in northwest Yemen....
18:34 2019-06-11

Suspects in David Ortiz shooting also being sought for crimes in PA, NJ One of the suspects wanted in the shooting of David Ortiz is also being sought for a 2018 attempted murder in Pennsylvania — while the baseball slugger’s admitted triggerman may be connect...
08:17 2019-06-13

MTA bus driver suspensions surge but drivers rarely fired The MTA slapped bus drivers with 4,330 suspensions over a four-year period, but fired only 60, despite some having as many as 10 strikes against them....
05:34 2019-06-09

Syrian war crimes suspect appears in Dutch court Lawyers for a Syrian accused of war crimes in the Netherlands for allegedly participating in an execution during the country's civil war denied on Monday that their client was a member of the radical ...
13:34 2019-09-02

Surge in young Republicans worried about the environment: survey A growing majority of U.S. Republicans, especially younger voters, are worried that human behavior is damaging the planet, according to a survey of global attitudes to the environment conducted by an ...
13:34 2019-08-29

WeWork Bond Prices Surge on Buyback Hopes WeWork’s debt is surging following the company’s S-1 filing for a proposed IPO, as investors bet the company could retire bonds before they mature in 2025....
18:34 2019-08-16

The Latest: Deputy shooting suspect eyed in other crimes The Latest on the arrest of a Utah man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killing another man (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Police in San Diego County are investiga...
02:34 2019-06-13

Here's what the surge in mortgage applications means for the housing sector Bob Broeksmit, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, and CNBC Senior Economics Reporter Steve Liesman, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the increase in mortgage application volume....
16:51 2019-06-12

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
19:00 2019-06-12

Guatemala election crimes prosecutor on leave due to threats Guatemala's top prosecutor for electoral crimes has taken temporary leave from his post due to unspecified threats, just days before the country holds national elections....
02:00 2019-06-13

NYPD designs space with sex crimes victims in mind The NYPD's "victim-centered" approach to sex crimes is translating into more privacy for accusers. The NYPD has built private interview rooms for accusers, added more investigators to trim caselo...
02:34 2019-08-29

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it matches the House’s plans....
23:51 2019-06-19

Amnesty warns war crimes continuing in Sudan's Darfur Amnesty International says Sudanese security forces are continuing to commit "war crimes and other serious human rights violations" in the Darfur region....
15:17 2019-06-11

A new surge of people fleeing Cameroon's Anglophone regions Thousands of people are hastily exiting Cameroon's conflict-torn Anglophone regions as repercussions of the jailing of separatist leaders by the Francophone-led government begin to take hold....
01:00 2019-08-28

Ivanka Trump Trolled For The Hague Visit, Where War Crimes Are Tried Ivanka Trump inadvertently went viral on Wednesday with a tweet where she announced she was "en route to the Hague!," a city on the west coast of the Netherlands best known for housing the......
06:34 2019-06-06

US Navy SEAL's Trial For War Crimes Begins In San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a US Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has...
13:34 2019-06-18

Baseball's home run surge spurs scientists to look for answers This season has seen a surge in home runs, sparking complaints from a number of pitchers that the baseballs are juiced, an allegation that Major League Baseball denies. Scientists, however, are search...
06:34 2019-08-22

Navy SEAL's trial for war crimes begins in San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that h...
02:34 2019-06-18

U.S., France, Britain may be complicit in Yemen war crimes, U.N. report says The United States, Britain and France may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen by arming and providing intelligence and logistics support to a Saudi-led coalition that starves civilians as a war tacti...
16:34 2019-09-03

Venezuelan prosecutor: Opposition leader linked to crimes CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corruption scheme. Attorney General Tarek William Saab s...
20:17 2019-06-18

U.S. Senate panel OKs aid for migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the f...
20:00 2019-06-19

Oil prices surge after Iran allegedly shoots down US drone Oil prices rose Thursday by more than 3 percent to above $63 a barrel after Iran said it destroyed a US drone near the Strait of Hormuz. Expectations that the US Federal Reserve could soon cut interes...
18:51 2019-06-20

Prince Andrew denies knowledge of Epstein's sex crimes Prince Andrew has issued another statement seeking to distance himself from Jeffrey Epstein. The two were close associates for nearly a decade as Epstein allegedly molested and manipulated young girls...
17:34 2019-08-25

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher Goes on Trial for War Crimes The prosecution of the highly decorated platoon leader, accused of shooting civilians and murdering a wounded captive, has been roiled by leaks, missteps and a recanting witness....
11:00 2019-06-18

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
08:34 2019-06-13

China's Tencent cautious after surge in quarterly profit China's Tencent Holdings , the world's largest gaming company by revenue, warned on Wednesday of a difficult economic environment even as it reported a better-than-expected 35% jump in quarterly profi...
19:00 2019-08-14

Trump considers pardons for soldiers accused of war crimes WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering pardons for several American military members accused of war crimes. Trump was asked Friday at the White House about reports that he was conside...
20:51 2019-05-24

Futures surge as U.S.-China restart trade talks U.S. stock index futures rose sharply on Monday, with chipmakers making handsome gains, as trade tensions between the United States and China eased after both sides agreed to restart talks....
14:51 2019-07-01

Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in ...
20:51 2019-07-10

China on red alert as typhoon threatens storm surge China has issued a red alert as a typhoon bringing torrential rain and gales descends on its eastern coast, threatening an intense storm surge up the Yangtze river....
19:00 2019-08-09

The Yankee who hasn’t been part of recent home run surge BALTIMORE — The recent shower of power orchestrated by Clint Frazier, Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez has not only been welcomed by the Yankees, it has made up for a dip in that department from a bat ...
19:51 2019-05-23

Legal document alleges EU migrant 'crimes against humanity' More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy that is responsible for crimes against humanity, ac...
10:51 2019-06-03

US Navy SEAL Acquitted Of Most Serious Charges In War Crimes Trial A US Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with committing war crimes in Iraq was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other counts except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a......
02:17 2019-07-03

'Terminator' faces life in jail for war crimes in Congo An ex-rebel commander known as The Terminator for his role in violent crusades in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Cri...
13:17 2019-07-08

Oil set for worst week in 6 months as crude stockpiles surge Oil prices dropped on Thursday, extending falls from the previous session amid surging U.S. crude inventories as low refinery runs and ongoing trade tensions weighed on the demand outlook....
15:17 2019-05-23

Germany: Berlin reacts to far-right surge in eastern elections The far-right AfD may have come second in regional elections in Saxony and Brandenburg, but Germany's governing parties had been fearing even worse. Now, Berlin is searching for a strategy to deal wit...
13:34 2019-09-02

ICC convicts Congolese rebel leader known as 'The Terminator' with war crimes The International Criminal Court has convicted a notorious rebel commander known as "The Terminator" of 18 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery fo...
11:51 2019-07-08

Floodwaters to surge to near historic levels along Mississippi River In response to recent torrential rains, runoff has the Mississippi River on the rise again with waters expected to crest within several feet of record levels in Missouri, Iowa and Illinois during the ...
20:51 2019-05-30

Gun-related incidents surge at Walmarts after El Paso shooting At least four gun-related incidents have been reported at Walmarts across the country — including a murder outside a California store — since Saturday’s mass shooting at an outlet in El Paso, accordin...
03:00 2019-08-09

US documents expose Argentina dictatorship's grisly crimes Recently declassified U.S. documents reveal that Argentine dictatorship agents in 1976 dynamited the bodies of 30 people who had been detained in a blast that spread their remains over a wide radius....
07:17 2019-05-31

Jeffrey Epstein charged with federal sex trafficking crimes Some victims were just 14 years old, prosecutors allegeBillionaire sex offender pleads not guilty in New York courtThe billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has pleaded not guilty to charges of sex...
01:00 2019-07-09

International court convicts Congo's Ntaganda of war crimes International Criminal Court judges on Monday convicted former Congolese military leader Bosco Ntaganda for atrocities including murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers....
17:34 2019-07-08

NBA 2K, Grand Theft Auto V help Take-Two surge past estimates Videogame publisher Take-Two Interactive Software raised its full-year revenue forecast on Monday, based on the success of its games NBA 2K, Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption 2....
05:00 2019-08-06

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and defended himself against criticism over the way he ...
20:34 2019-07-09

'NBA 2K', 'Grand Theft Auto V' help Take-Two surge past estimates Videogame publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast on Monday, based on the success of its games "NBA 2K", "Grand Theft Auto V" and "Red Dead Redemption 2"....
22:51 2019-08-05

U.S. Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in war crimes trial A U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes in Iraq was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other charges except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a captive Isla...
01:51 2019-07-03

Murders in Mexico surge to record in first half of 2019 Murders in Mexico jumped in the first half of the year to the highest on record, according to official data, underscoring the vast challenges President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces in reducing vi...
04:17 2019-07-22

Gun sales surge fueled by first-timers, mostly for ‘concealed’ pistols Gun sales are surging after the weekend mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, fueled by first-time buyers seeking pistols they can carry with them for protection....
23:00 2019-08-08

Revealed: Assault, robbery and blackmail among crimes in parliament Crimes reported in parliament have soared by nearly 50% in the last two years, with offences including assault, robbery, blackmail and drug possession, Sky News can reveal....
18:34 2019-07-01

Absent de Blasio blamed for surge in NYC traffic deaths As Mayor de Blasio repeatedly hits the road for his quixotic presidential campaign, the streets of New York City are becoming a bloodbath. Traffic crashes have already killed 71 people this year, up f...
02:51 2019-05-26

NYC posts record low in murders, other major crimes: cops Murders in New York have reached an all-time low, police announced Monday as they revealed “record” reductions in major crimes — along with an uptick in shootings. There have been just 135 murders rep...
21:34 2019-07-08

Yes Bank Shares Surge, Reclaim Rs 100-Mark After 7 Sessions Yes Bank stock price news: Yes Bank share price today: Yes Bank shares jumped 10.89% jump from their previous close of Rs 93.20 apiece on the BSE. On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), Yes Bank......
12:17 2019-07-16

Former Östersund chairman goes on trial accused of financial crimes • Daniel Kindberg alleged to have diverted public money to club• Östersund could lose league place if former chairman convictedThe man regarded as the mastermind behind the rise of the Swedish team Ös...
18:00 2019-09-05

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expected sales growth, the state-owned Norwegian Seafood ...
14:34 2019-05-22

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
14:51 2019-05-21

Duncan Hunter Rushes to Admit He Potentially Did War Crimes Too California Rep. Duncan Hunter is known for several things: allegedly misappropriating campaign funding to buy vacation shorts, vaping in Congress, and staunchly defending accused war criminal Eddie Ga...
08:00 2019-05-28

Kosovo's PM quits after being called to Hague war crimes court Kosovo's prime minister said on Friday he was resigning because he had been called to a war crimes court in The Hague to answer prosecutors' questions related to Kosovo's violent independence struggle...
21:17 2019-07-19

| HRW accuses Egypt forces, militants of Sinai 'war crimes' Human Rights Watch has accused both Egyptian security forces and insurgents of committing "war crimes" in North Sinai, the scene of a bloody years-long insurgency and military crackdown....
21:34 2019-05-28

Wimbledon day 10: Williams and Halep surge into final – video Day 10 of Wimbledon was women's semi-final day, with Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Barbora Strycova and Elina Svitolina competing for a place in the final Continue reading......
17:34 2019-07-12

U.N. investigators link U.S., Syrian and Russian forces to war crimes Air strikes by U.S.-led coalition forces in Syria have killed or wounded many civilians, indicating that required precautions were ignored and war crimes may have been committed, United Nations invest...
14:00 2019-09-11

Kosovo Leader Resigns After Being Called to War Crimes Court Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, a former commander of the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army, urged President Hashim Thaci to call an early parliamentary election....
01:00 2019-07-20

U.S. border surge eases but detention conditions grim The record surge of Central American families at the U.S. southwest border has begun to ease after tougher enforcement efforts in Mexico but conditions in migrant detention facilities remain dire, acc...
12:34 2019-07-03

Three NYPD employees busted for separate crimes in 2 boroughs Three NYPD employees were busted overnight across Staten Island and Queens, one of whom was found with drugs and counterfeit cash, police said Saturday. NYPD School Safety officer Iashia Glover, 29, w...
22:00 2019-09-14

I Hate These Chairs I don’t know when this specific chair became the go-to chair of every casual dining establishment in America. I don’t know what they’re called—“bistro” chairs, maybe? What I do know is that I hate the...
20:00 2019-08-17

Border Patrol struggles with migrant surge, lacks strategy A continuing migrant surge on the southern border has overwhelmed detention facilities and left Border Patrol scrambling to devise strategies about how to release asylum seekers....
10:51 2019-05-28

Judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL war crimes case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A military judge has removed the lead prosecutor accused of misconduct from the war crimes case of a decorated Navy SEAL. Defense attorney Tim Parlatore says Capt. Aaron Rugh (ROO) ma...
05:01 2019-06-04

Donald Trump Says He Plans To Pardon Some Soldiers Accused Of War Crimes US President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they....
10:17 2019-05-25

EU election: AfD surge in eastern Germany sets up clash of cultures The far-right AfD has emerged as the strongest political party in Germany's formerly communist East. With the Greens winning big among young, urban voters though, the East-West divide looks set to dee...
20:34 2019-05-27

War crimes murder trial of Navy SEAL due to start in San Diego Jury selection was set to begin on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes ...
17:17 2019-06-17

Justin Verlander blames MLB for juiced balls, home run surge Houston Astros ace and All-Star starter says he's "100 percent" certain MLB is advocating livelier baseballs to increase home runs.       ...
03:17 2019-07-09

Survey reveals a surge in young Republicans worried about environment A growing majority of US Republicans, especially younger voters, are worried that human behavior is damaging the planet, according to a global survey....
18:34 2019-08-29

Awards Given To Lawyers In US Navy SEAL War Crimes Trial Revoked U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer on Wednesday revoked awards given to several military prosecutors in the court-martial of a Navy SEAL who was acquitted of murdering an Iraqi prisoner but convicted...
13:51 2019-08-01

Police seek smart doorbell networks to solve crimes Police departments across the U.S. are asking residents to register their security cameras so they can quickly request footage if an incident occurs nearby.       ...
20:17 2019-06-17

Kamala Harris raises $12 million as campaign continues to surge Sen. Kamala Harris continued her steady ascent in the Democratic primary field on Friday as her campaign revealed that she raised nearly $12 million during the second quarter of the year. The presiden...
04:00 2019-07-06

Next shares surge as sales growth defies retail gloom Next has provided some rare cheer for high street retailers by raising its profit expectations following a better-than-expected leap in full-price sales....
19:00 2019-07-31

DR Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda faces war crimes judgment at ICC The International Criminal Court is to hand down a verdict in the trial of a former Congolese general on Monday. Bosco Ntaganda has been charged with crimes including using child soldiers and rape....
19:34 2019-07-05

The secret to Elizabeth Warren's surge? Ideas | Jill Priluck Of all the Democratic candidates, Warren has offered by far the most plans-driven and ambitious campaign – and voters love itOn Friday, the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren co-sponsored a bill t...
10:34 2019-06-18

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt's Sinai amount to war crimes A leading international rights group on Tuesday accused Egypt's security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militant...
12:01 2019-05-28

Court-martial begins for Navy SEAL accused of war crimes Potential jurors convened in Naval Base San Diego on Monday for the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Petty Officer Eddie Gallagher, who is accused of killing a teen ISIS detainee in Iraq and ...
10:51 2019-06-18

EU election: Surge for Greens and euroskeptics, losses for centrist blocs Partial results show significant losses for the dominant conservative and center-left blocs, while the Greens, Liberals and euroskeptic parties made gains. The European Parliament is set for a new bal...
11:34 2019-05-27

Bahrain Executes 3 Men, Including 2 Shiite Activists on ‘Terrorism Crimes’ The two activists were convicted in a mass terrorism trial in connection with the killing a police officer. Amnesty International says they were tortured into confessing....
20:34 2019-07-31

U.S. home sales tumble as prices surge to record high U.S home sales fell more than expected in June as a persistent shortage of properties pushed prices to a record high, indicating the housing market was struggling to regain speed since hitting a soft ...
22:51 2019-07-23

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens, who surged in last month...
11:00 2019-06-09

NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration of an “unusual mortality event.” The reason for th...
00:17 2019-06-15

New York Set to Limit Trump’s Pardon Power on State Crimes (ALBANY, N.Y.) — A presidential pardon won’t be enough to clear someone associated with the commander-in-chief of similar state charges under legislation approved by New York state lawmake...
03:00 2019-05-23

'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from mainland internet users....
06:00 2019-06-14

Britain’s Prince Andrew denies knowledge of Epstein’s crimes Britain’s Prince Andrew has denied any knowledge of criminal behavior by one-time friend Jeffrey Epstein who killed himself in a New York jail while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges...
08:00 2019-08-25

California sees surge in ammo sales ahead of stricter law California ammunition providers are seeing a spike in sales ahead of a new state law that will clamp down on individuals trying to buy ammo. Proposition 63, which Gov. Gavin Newsom made a cornerstone ...
00:51 2019-06-11

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes due back in court for key hearing A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq was due back in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on his lawyers' allegations that prosecutors engaged ...
15:34 2019-05-22

Kosovo PM Haradinaj resigns after court summons on suspicion of war crimes Kosovo prime minister and former guerilla commander Ramush Haradinaj gave up his post after being summoned as a war crimes suspect before a special court. He has already been acquitted twice before in...
18:17 2019-07-19

Are You An Uber Driver? Send Us Your Flat Surge Fare Screenshots Over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing from an increasing number of Uber drivers that changes to the surge price model have impacted their take-home pay. In particular, my article about whether U...
19:17 2019-05-21

Surge in voters who say race card used against Trump 'for political gain' Voters are largely split when asked if President Trump is a racist, but there has been a new surge in those who believe critics are using the race card for political gain against the White House....
17:17 2019-07-17

R. Kelly pleads not guilty, denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered that...
01:51 2019-07-17

Singer R. Kelly denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes over two decades R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered that...
00:17 2019-07-17

Mass shooting tips to FBI surge 70% after El Paso, Dayton massacres The number of calls to an FBI tip line designed to head off mass shootings and other attacks surged by 70% in the week after twin massacres in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, federal officials said ...
21:34 2019-08-26

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where he allegedly was a commander in the former al-Qaida affiliate the Nusra Front...
16:34 2019-05-21

Blue Apron beefs up menu with Beyond Meat, shares surge 60% Blue Apron Holdings Inc's beleaguered stock surged 60% on Tuesday after the meal-kit subscription service said it would add Beyond Meat Inc's plant-based burgers to its menu, betting on a growing ma...
22:17 2019-07-16

Some Surge, Others Sputter: 5 Lessons From the Democratic Fund-Raising Reports Second-quarter totals show a lower tier of candidates burning through cash trying to stay viable, while the leaders banked millions. Elizabeth Warren now has more than 300 people on her payroll....
17:00 2019-07-16

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across t...
03:34 2019-05-23

China responsible for surge in ozone-depleting emissions: study China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 2013, according a study published by the journal Nature on Thursday, with domestic companies accused of vio...
08:34 2019-05-23

Supply Surge Sends Overnight Rates Above 10-Year Yields The persistent supply of U.S. government debt flooding the bond market this year has done little to raise bond yields, except in the market for the shortest-term securities....
07:00 2019-07-20

Second sex-crimes case against Jeffrey Epstein shows reach of federal law Federal prosecutors in New York say their case stands apart from an earlier Florida case because the crimes were committed in the financier’s Manhattan mansion....
16:17 2019-07-09

Brazil prosecutors probe surge in Amazon deforestation and fires Federal prosecutors in Brazil said on Thursday they will investigate a spike in deforestation and wildfires raging in the Amazon state of Pará to determine whether there has been reduced monitoring an...
00:34 2019-08-23

Measles cases surge across Europe as infection rate more than doubles Europe saw around 90,000 cases of measles in the first half of 2019, more than in the whole of 2018 (84,462), according to the World Health Organisation (WHO)....
07:34 2019-08-29

Suspected subway saboteur has history of transit crimes: cops The transit troublemaker with a penchant for pulling emergency brakes has terrorized the rails before — as a serial subway surfer with a laundry list of arrests. Isaiah Thompson, 23, was busted last J...
20:00 2019-05-24

New York courts brace for surge of cases under new Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act goes into effect on Wednesday — a landmark law expected to unleash a torrent of lawsuits from victims of child sex abuse seeking long-awaited justice. The new law opens up ...
23:00 2019-08-13

Embattled Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Tuesday defended his actions as a ...
20:34 2019-07-09

Surge In HIV Cases In Pakistan, 31 Test Positive In Sindh Province Thirty-one people were tested HIV positive during a screening programme conducted in Pakistan's Sindh province on Saturday, health authorities said amid a probe by international experts from the WHO.....
23:17 2019-06-15

Trevor Noah: Trump acting like 'a dictator accused of war crimes' Late night hosts discussed Trump’s juvenile behavior after Wednesday’s curt meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck SchumerLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s Memorial Day travel plans, the fallout...
19:51 2019-05-24

Alleged Islamic State fighter on trial in Netherlands for war crimes A Dutch-born alleged Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes committed in Iraq and Syria, after posing with a crucified body and sharing images of dead victims...
21:00 2019-07-09

Rupee, Other Emerging Market Currencies Fall As Oil Prices Surge Underpinning the dollar, investors on Friday tempered expectations for deep US interest rate cuts later this month, though a quarter-point cut is still widely expected....
10:17 2019-07-22

Brazil pension reform approval within reach, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress is expected to vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system on Wednesday, triggering a surge across Brazilian markets on growing optimism that the bill ...
16:17 2019-07-10

Police in western German state to reveal nationality in all crimes Police in North Rhine-Westphalia will now name every crime suspect's nationality — and not just in crimes where it's considered relevant. It's a sensitive topic against the background of recent immigr...
01:00 2019-08-28

Nadler: Mueller has evidence of Trump high crimes and misdemeanours House judiciary chair would initiate impeachment proceedingsOpinion: Of course Trump is a racist – and Wall Street knows itThe eyes of America will be trained on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, as Robert M...
21:17 2019-07-21

Illegal immigrant population to surge 10% this year, flood schools The continued surge of Latin American illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border will lead to hundreds of thousands being released into the country, increasing the already massive population of migr...
18:51 2019-07-11

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusiasm for women’s football, with TV viewing figures fo...
19:34 2019-06-16

Stocks shiver, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat Safe-haven sovereign bonds surged and European stocks tumbled on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession w...
16:17 2019-05-31

Russia cancels town evacuation amid radiation surge Russian officials Wednesday canceled a planned evacuation of a village that was near nuclear materials that exploded last week in the northern region of Arkhangelsk, despite a spike in radiation....
21:00 2019-08-14

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Smaller Digital Currencies in the Dust One key difference between this year’s bitcoin climb and the last big rally is what has happened to other cryptocurrencies: they haven’t done as well....
19:00 2019-06-30

Mexican Church Leader Held On $50 Million Bail In US For Sex Crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on charges that included human......
11:00 2019-06-06

Warriors level NBA finals after third-quarter surge against Raptors in Game 2 Golden State Warriors 109-104 Toronto RaptorsAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportNBA finals now level at 1-1 going in Wednesday’s Game 3Draymond Green knew the Golden State Warriors c...
07:00 2019-06-03

Sensex, Nifty Surge For Second Straight Day Amid Buying Across Sectors Domestic stock markets clocked sharp gains on Friday, rising for a second straight day, after a report by news agency Reuters said that the government is likely to exempt foreign portfolio investors.....
16:34 2019-08-09

Rocker Cliff Richard urges anonymity for sex-crimes suspects LONDON (AP) — British rock icon Cliff Richard is calling for people suspected of sex crimes to be granted anonymity until charged, saying his life was thrown into turmoil by false allegations splashed...
14:34 2019-07-01

The suspects in Canada killings are believed dead, but what led to the crimes is still a mystery A manhunt for two suspects in a series of killings in remote northern Canada appears to have ended with the discovery of the fugitives' bodies, police say....
07:34 2019-08-09

Lanka Top Cop Faces "Crimes Against Humanity" Charge Over Easter Attack Sri Lanka's police chief and a top defence official should be tried for "grave crimes against humanity" over their failure to prevent Easter bombings that killed 258, the state prosecutor said Monday....
19:17 2019-07-01

U.S. markets, Treasury bonds surge after record losses this week Significant market signals this week that warned of a possible recession rebounded from historic lows on Wall Street Friday, as did the sagging major U.S. indices....
00:34 2019-08-17

U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial winds to close in San Diego Closing arguments were due in San Diego on Monday in the war crimes trial of a decorated U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with murdering a helpless Iraqi captive in his custody and shooting unarm...
19:34 2019-07-01

European shares pause after 5% surge, Iran tensions weigh Rising tensions between the United States and Iran helped halt European stock market gains on Friday after a strong run driven by signals from major central banks that they are on the verge of more ac...
09:51 2019-06-21

US stocks surge to a record close after Trump and Xi's trade-war truce REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque US stocks soared Monday following US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping's weekend meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan. The S&P 500 notched ...
23:17 2019-07-01

Trump announces escalating tariffs on Mexico over migrant surge President Trump said on Thursday that his administration will impose tariffs on Mexico until the country somehow stops the flow of migrants coming across the US-Mexico border. Trump said on Twitter th...
09:51 2019-05-31

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 days before he is due to stand trial in a case......
09:17 2019-05-31

Former Chinese Interpol chief 'admits his crimes' of accepting $2m bribes Interpol's former president Meng Hongwei, who dramatically vanished into police custody after returning to China in 2018, has admitted to corruption charges in a court in Tianjin, Chinese state media ...
20:17 2019-06-20

Biologists stumped by sudden surge in gray whale deaths ANCHORAGE, Alaska – US government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the US West Coast, from Califor...
21:51 2019-06-03

He put his son on a roof to keep him safe after hurricane hit. A storm surge swept away the 5-year-old Adrian Farrington struggled to keep his 5-year-old son afloat after Hurricane Dorian hit their home on Abaco Island in northwestern Bahamas. They clung to each other, surrounded by surging waves and f...
20:00 2019-09-06

Stocks surge as Christmas spared tariff price hikes President Trump once boasted he was “tariff man” — but now wants to play Santa Claus. Christmas came early this year when Trump administration trade officials said they would delay imposing tariffs on...
05:34 2019-08-14

Class dismissed: Surge in arrests of foreign teachers in China Arrests and deportations of foreign teachers in China have soared this year, lawyers, schools and teachers say, amid a broad crackdown defined by new police tactics and Beijing's push for a "cleaner",...
03:34 2019-08-13

Todd Chrisley Says He Has ''Nothing to Hide'' Over Alleged Financial Crimes Indictment Todd Chrisley has "nothing to hide" amid rumors of a pending federal indictment. The reality star took to Instagram on Monday, Aug. 12 to reveal that he and his wife, Julie, could......
03:34 2019-08-13

Jeffrey Epstein’s life, death, crimes and controversies: A timeline Following Jeffrey Epstein's death Saturday, here is a look at the major events in the disgraced financier's life, his crimes and controversies, and his death....
08:00 2019-08-13

Global Stocks Nudge Higher After Wall Street Surge Stocks around the world edged up following a surge on Wall Street, after Federal Reserve officials hinted at the possibility of lowering interest rates to boost the economy....
10:00 2019-06-05

Leader of Mexican Church La Luz Del Mundo Charged With Sex Crimes in Los Angeles A complaint filed by the California attorney general’s office accuses Naasón Joaquín García, 50, of raping a child, among more than a dozen other crimes....
07:17 2019-06-05

Shares of oil firm Tullow surge 12% after major discovery in Guyana Tullow Oil announced on Monday a major oil discovery in the Orinduik block in Guyana, raising expectations it will move to develop a field in the oil-rich South American country....
13:00 2019-08-12

Lakes Erie, Superior set records as water levels surge DETROIT (AP) — Wet spring weather has pushed Lake Erie’s water level to its highest point ever recorded. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday the shallowest of the Great Lakes hit the m...
20:51 2019-06-04

South Carolina scrambles ahead of Dorian's storm surge A large digital screen alongside a major highway running into Charleston, South Carolina, issued a stark warning to residents on Wednesday: 'HURRICANE DORIAN, LEAVE NOW."...
02:34 2019-09-05

Farm loan delinquencies surge in U.S. election battleground Wisconsin Farm loan delinquencies rose to a record high in June at Wisconsin's community banks, data showed on Thursday, a sign President Donald Trump's trade conflicts with China and other countries are hittin...
02:34 2019-09-06

Despite Rite Aid earnings miss, shares surge 24% on Amazon partnership Despite disappointing quarterly earnings results, shares of Rite Aid surged 24% Thursday on news of a deal with Amazon that gave investors hope for a turnaround....
21:17 2019-06-27

He put his son on a roof for safety after the hurricane hit. A storm surge swallowed the 5-year-old Adrian Farrington struggled to stay afloat with his 5-year-old son after Hurricane Dorian hit their home on Abaco Island in northwestern Bahamas. They clung to each other, surrounded by surging waves ...
09:34 2019-09-06

Retail stocks surge after tariffs for clothing, footwear delayed Shares of retailers jumped Tuesday after the United States Trade Representative announced it was delaying proposed tariffs on clothing, footwear and a number of other items....
21:00 2019-08-13

Todd and Julie Chrisley Indicted for Tax Evasion and Other Financial Crimes Todd Chrisley and Julie Chrisley have found themselves in a legal situation. E! News can confirm the Chrisley Knows Best stars and their former certified public accountant have been......
22:34 2019-08-13

US delays tariffs on key Chinese goods, prompting market surge The US has announced a delay imposing tariffs on certain Chinese products that had been earmarked for the measure from next month. China has said the tariffs were "not a constructive way" to resolve t...
05:34 2019-08-14