NEWSREPORTASIA.COM: Breaking News, World News, US News 14:32 2019-05-21

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty

The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a mo...

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty

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Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any fur...
16:34 2019-06-22

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to pro...
15:34 2019-05-21

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by reports of the excessive use of force” by security fo...
14:32 2019-05-21

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN hum...
20:34 2019-05-21

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food ...
16:17 2019-05-21

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights to life, health and well-being, as well as the righ...
17:51 2019-06-03

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours after he was picked up for interrogation in a......
07:34 2019-07-16

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been imprisoned in Venezuela, urging authorities to conduct a p...
22:17 2019-07-02

UN Draft Text on Digital Rights Ducks Call for Spyware Moratorium UN member states are set to sidestep a call for a moratorium on commercial spyware, deciding instead to commission a study of how digital technology affects human rights....
15:51 2019-07-02

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High ...
22:01 2019-07-04

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother. County Attorney Kent Volkmer said Wednesday his ...
00:51 2019-07-07

Martial penalty completes Man United's 4-0 win over Leeds Anthony Martial's 69th-minute penalty completed the scoring in Manchester United's 4-0 win over Leeds on Wednesday       ...
18:17 2019-07-17

Iran says there will be no war with United States: IRNA There will not be any military confrontation between Iran and the United States, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council was quoted as saying on Wednesday by state news agency IRNA....
11:34 2019-06-19

Iran Says There Will Be No War With United States: Report There will not be any military confrontation between Iran and the United States, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council was quoted as saying on Wednesday by state news agency IRNA....
18:00 2019-06-19

July 4 events across the United States Ready for America's annual birthday party? Here are some of the top July 4 fireworks and events across the United States, including great activities New York, Atlanta, Philadelphia and beyond....
21:34 2019-07-03

Mexico detaining migrants on the way to the United States VERACRUZ, MEXICO – Mexican authorities detained more than 450 migrants Thursday in a series of raids to accommodate new U-S demands. Police raided hotels, motels and bus stations and picked up m...
09:17 2019-06-29

UK PM May says she regrets resignation of ambassador to United States Prime Minister Theresa May said she regretted that Britain's ambassador to the United States had felt the need to resign, adding that officials needed to be able to give "full and frank advice"....
13:34 2019-07-10

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials for Iran's nuclear program....
05:51 2019-07-19

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in the fierce wildfires that killed 46 people in Norther...
07:51 2019-06-28

Minnesota United FC Scored A Game-Winning Goal And Saved A Penalty All In Stoppage Time For the first 90 minutes of Minnesota United FC’s game against FC Dallas, pretty much nothing happened and the score was tied 0-0. But, as those in attendance at Allianz Field soon found out, that unr...
19:34 2019-07-14

Hot conditions across United States put people, animals at risk Temperatures at or above 100 degrees will create dangers for more adults, children and animals across parts of the United States in the days leading up to Independence Day....
03:51 2019-06-30

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

'Hope not,' Trump says when asked if the United States will go to war with Iran Members of Congress blasted the Trump administration for being left in the dark about details of the situation with Iran — and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump lacks authority to declare war on I...
19:17 2019-05-21

After several quiet years, tornadoes erupt in United States INDIANPOLIS, Ind. (AP) — After several quiet years, the United States was threatening to break a major record for tornado activity this week as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the Southeast and...
03:34 2019-05-29

Bolton: United States wants to restart N. Korea talks U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said the country wants to reopen talks with North Korea as missiles it fired this month violated U.N. resolutions....
22:17 2019-05-25

Five stats that show how dominant the United States was this World Cup The USWNT cruised past opponents en route to their fourth World Cup title. Here's five facts that prove just how dominate the Americans were       ...
01:51 2019-07-08

Women’s World Cup Preview: United States vs. France The United States faces France, the tournament host, in a highly anticipated World Cup quarterfinal on Friday. The winner will play England on Tuesday; the loser will face some difficult questions....
14:34 2019-06-28

Elections In India Are An Inspiration Around The World: United States Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his re-election, the United States has said that the just-concluded elections in India, the largest democratic exercise in human history, is an......
08:17 2019-05-24

Why is Sri Lanka reinstating death penalty? Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently announced the reinstatement of capital punishment amid severe criticism from the international community. DW analyzes the reasons behind his controve...
01:17 2019-07-05

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 22: United States The holders have a swashbuckling attack-first style and, though defence may be a concern, they’re still among the favouritesThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Netwo...
16:51 2019-06-06

Trump accuses Democratic leaders of 'tearing the United States apart' U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused the top Democrats in Congress of "tearing the United States apart" by pursuing investigations stemming from the now-concluded Russia probe....
21:51 2019-05-22

Malaysia would very much like the United States to stop sending it boxes of trash If a package showed up at your doorstep containing nothing more than garbage you’d probably demand to know where it came from and, once you figured that out, would likely want to return the tras...
01:51 2019-05-29

United States suspends WTO intellectual property litigation against China The United States has halted a World Trade Organization dispute over China's treatment of intellectual property rights until Dec. 31, the WTO dispute panel hearing the case said in a statement publish...
15:51 2019-06-14

AI Weekly: China, the United States, and the struggle for global leadership No matter who wins the 2020 presidential election, a better world with AI in business and society may depend on adherence to our own values.Read More...
03:17 2019-06-29

United States Has No Plans To Cap H-1B Work Visas: State Department There is no country-specific limit on the 85,000 H-1B work visas the United States issues every year, and an estimated 70 per centof them go to Indians....
08:51 2019-06-21

Britain listens to the United States on Huawei, foreign minister says Britain takes careful notice of what the United States says on the risks of using Huawei in 5G networks and does not want to be overly dependent on a third country for certain technologies, Foreign Se...
11:34 2019-06-03

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10:17 2019-06-03

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
06:17 2019-06-14

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry it will provide justification to roll back women's a...
01:51 2019-07-09

The Latest: UN rights office wants monitors in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 5:20 p.m. The United Nations human rights office says a monitoring team should be deployed quickly to Sudan to examine all...
20:34 2019-06-07

White House: Trump will do all he can to determine who legally lives in the United States U.S. President Donald Trump will do everything within his legal authority to determine and make public who is in the United States legally and who is not, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said on Th...
21:17 2019-07-11

U.S. diplomat says United States won't intervene in Japan-South Korea dispute The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia urged Japan and South Korea to settle a dispute over Japanese export restrictions through dialogue and said the United States did not plan to intervene, NHK reporte...
16:34 2019-07-12

Entire United States squad hungry and ready, says coach Ellis "The United States\u0027 squad is more motivated than ever, coach Jill Ellis said on Sunday after making seven changes in the 3-0 win against Chile in the women\u0027s World Cup to give her fringe pla...
22:51 2019-06-16

United States' first Native American poet laureate is Joy Harjo Joy Harjo succeeds Tracy K. Smith as the nation's 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. She is the nation's first Native American poet laureate.        ...
05:00 2019-06-20

United States Tells India It is Mulling Caps On H-1B Visas: Report The plan to restrict the popular H-1B visa programme, under which skilled foreign workers are brought to the United States each year, comes days ahead of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to.....
16:17 2019-06-20

North Korea warns the United States that its patience is wearing thin A North Korean spokesman said on Tuesday that the United States should change its approach in nuclear negotiations and warned that Pyongyang was running out of patience....
10:34 2019-06-05

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce United States in Asia and beyond U.S. President Donald Trump expects that Japan's military will reinforce U.S. forces throughout Asia and elsewhere, he said on Tuesday, as the key U.S. ally upgrades the ability of its forces to opera...
12:00 2019-05-28

United States Approves Sale Of Armed Drones To India: Report The Trump administration has approved the sale of armed drones to India and has offered integrated air and missile defence systems aimed at helping the country boost its military capabilities and......
12:34 2019-06-08

Juul considers opening retail stores in United States: source Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would help the controversial company cash in on the booming pop...
22:34 2019-05-30

Juul considers opening retail stores in United States - source Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would help the controversial company cash in on the booming pop...
21:51 2019-05-30

Mexico says United States cites Mexican efforts in stemming migration U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recognized the "significant advances of Mexican operations" in reducing migrant flows to the United States, part of an agreement between the nations, Mexico's forei...
22:34 2019-07-21

China Ready To Hit Back At United States With Rare Earths: Reports China is ready to use rare earths to strike back in a trade war with the United States, Chinese newspapers warned on Wednesday in strongly worded commentaries on a move that would escalate tensions......
13:17 2019-05-29

China, United States Will "Lose By Fighting": Xi Jinping To Donald Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping called for cooperation in a phone call with Donald Trump on Tuesday, confirming he would meet the US leader at the G20 summit amid a bruising trade war....
18:17 2019-06-18

Turkey warns United States against harmful steps over Russian S-400s Turkey called on the United States on Wednesday to avoid steps harmful to bilateral relations after the U.S. State Department spokeswoman reiterated Ankara would face real and negative consequences fo...
11:51 2019-07-10

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's forei...
04:00 2019-07-12

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (...
14:51 2019-05-28

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterrane...
20:17 2019-06-03

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress repor...
16:00 2019-05-29

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children fr...
20:17 2019-06-21

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emigrate to the United States. Her organization direc...
00:00 2019-06-06

U.S. imposes sanctions on four Iraqis over human rights and corruption The United States imposed sanctions on two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi provincial governors it accused of human rights abuses and corruption, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursd...
18:34 2019-07-18

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet high...
05:34 2019-07-13

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro for allegedly silencing opponents with jail, torture and excessiv...
02:51 2019-06-20

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a wom...
17:00 2019-05-21

Sri Lanka appoints executioners for return of death penalty Four convicts to be put to death after president announced end to 42-year-old moratoriumSri Lanka has hired two executioners as it prepares to put four prisoners convicted of drug offences to death in...
21:17 2019-06-28

IS supporters who murdered Scandinavian backpackers given death penalty Three Islamic State supporters have been sentenced to death for the killings of two Scandinavian backpackers found murdered in their tent in Morocco's Atlas Mountains....
01:17 2019-07-19

New Hampshire becomes 21st U.S. state to repeal death penalty New Hampshire abolished the death penalty on Thursday, becoming the 21st U.S. state to do so, after the state's Senate voted 16-8 to override the Republican governor's veto of a bill passed by the Dem...
22:51 2019-05-30

Death penalty sought in hammer attack that killed 4 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against a man accused of killing a woman and three children in a New Orleans suburb with a hammer. Jefferson Parish District Atto...
22:00 2019-06-20

Sri Lanka death penalty reinstatement 'extremely disturbing' Sri Lanka has ended a moratorium on the death penalty and hired two hangmen to execute four persons convicted of drug offenses. In an interview with DW, HRW's Meenakshi Ganguly says the government's m...
00:17 2019-07-02

Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana, with potential penalties ranging from five years' imprisonment to death....
17:51 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Juul considers opening retail stores in United States - source Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would help the controversial company cash in on the booming pop...
21:51 2019-05-30

Canada rejects idea of halting extradition of top Huawei executive to United States Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to the United States, saying...
21:00 2019-06-13

Putin signs bill withdrawing from nuclear arms treaty with the United States Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill Wednesday formalizing Russia’s withdrawal from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with the United States....
00:17 2019-07-04

Netherlands beats Sweden to set up Women’s World Cup final with United States Jackie Groenen uncorked a long-range goal in extra time to advance the European champion Dutch to their first World Cup final.       ...
05:51 2019-07-04

Zarif: Iran offers United States enhanced inspections for lifting of sanctions Iran will accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear program in return for the lifting of U.S. sanctions, Iranian foreign minister Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said....
09:51 2019-07-19

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
00:00 2019-06-15

Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights said in a report published...
12:51 2019-06-28

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As a result, she has decided not to perform in Jeddah...
10:17 2019-07-10

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates ...
17:17 2019-07-18

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election ...
21:01 2019-06-27

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed National Guard might be going to far....
18:51 2019-07-11

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s rights and gay rights....
04:34 2019-07-09

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Madu...
17:34 2019-06-21

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation order...
15:34 2019-06-02

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from lawmakers and activists who said it was an attempt ...
22:51 2019-07-08

Lok Sabha Passes Protection Of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
15:17 2019-07-19

Burundi rejects claims of human rights abuses as ‘lies from far away’ Government dismisses UN allegations of summary executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and sexual violence Opponents of Burundi’s government are being subjected to numerous human rights violations, acc...
16:17 2019-07-04

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption...
06:00 2019-06-20

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing deaths of children due to encephalitis in......
18:51 2019-06-17

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, the country’s ombudsman for human rights said. Pola...
22:51 2019-06-19

Amnesty: Don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Body criticises decision to stage Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty International has increased the pressure on European football’s...
14:51 2019-05-22

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also...
14:51 2019-05-21

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all necessary measures to guarantee judicial independenc...
14:32 2019-05-21

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro The top U.N. human rights official has met in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and later with President Nicolás Maduro, who are locked in a prolonged struggle over control of the ...
03:00 2019-06-22

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck fear in migrant communities. She also criticized ne...
01:17 2019-07-16

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed ...
20:00 2019-06-28

Vermont Moves to Protect Abortion Rights as Other States Impose Bans In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
19:17 2019-05-22

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passe...
02:00 2019-05-22

States are prosecuting women in the name of 'fetal rights'. We should all be alarmed | Moira Donegan The indictment of Marshae Jones is part of a larger trend of states criminalizing women for unintended pregnancy outcomesIn December, 28-year-old Marshae Jones saw a woman she didn’t like, Ebony Jemis...
10:00 2019-07-04

Accountability in Sudan ‘crucial’ to avoid ‘further bloodshed’, says UN rights office Now in its fifth day, a crackdown by the military authorities in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, with dozens reported killed, has prompted a “gravely concerned” UN human rights office (OHCHR) to pro...
20:34 2019-06-07

American cannabis farmer could face death penalty in Myanmar A court in Myanmar has formally charged American man, John Frederic Todoroki, and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana -- with potential penalties ranging from five years...
23:17 2019-05-21

Iranian prosecutors seek the death penalty for suspected US spies Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bodies, as tensions rise with Washington over Tehran’...
23:34 2019-07-02

Kentucky prosecutor drops death penalty, saying witness lied ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A death penalty case has unraveled in Kentucky, where a prosecutor said he can’t go forward because a key witness can’t be truthful at trial. Hardin County prosec...
18:34 2019-06-20

New Hampshire House overrides veto of death penalty repeal CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire House has taken a big step toward eliminating the state’s death penalty by overriding the governor’s veto. The chamber on Thursday overrode Gov. Chri...
19:34 2019-05-23

A U.S. Citizen Detained in Vietnam Could Face the Death Penalty for Subversion A U.S. citizen, detained in Vietnam on charges of “attempting to overthrow the state,” is expected to face trial at the end of this month and could be sentenced to death if found guilty, A...
11:34 2019-06-11

U.S. to seek death penalty for murder of Chinese grad student U.S. prosecutors were expected on Monday to argue that an Illinois man who kidnapped, raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed....
22:00 2019-07-08

Dad wants mercy in murder of 5 kids; prosecutor calls for death penalty COLUMBIA, S.C. – If jurors have any doubts whether a South Carolina father who murdered his five children deserves the death penalty, all they need to do is consider the five garbage bags where he dum...
21:51 2019-06-13

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term elections in the Philippines, further consolidating hi...
16:51 2019-05-22

South Carolina father who killed his five children gets the death penalty Timothy Jones Jr., convicted of killing his five children, ages 1 to 8, reportedly showed no emotion as the verdict was handed out.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Women's World Cup Live: United States eases past Sweden to win Group F The U.S. women play Sweden in the final Group F game of the Women's World Cup in what will be the first accurate read on the Americans’ title chances.       ...
00:00 2019-06-21

ADM ships Brazil corn to Smithfield Foods in the United States amid heavy rains Archer Daniels Midland Co and other grain traders are selling Brazilian corn to Smithfield Foods Inc in the United States, where wet weather has reduced plantings, said two sources with knowledge of t...
19:00 2019-06-04

Pompeo launches panel to review human rights in U.S. foreign policy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, which some lawmakers and activists worry could be a move to minimize abort...
17:34 2019-07-08

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses claim North Korea has carried out public executions as it continues to arbitrarily and aggressiv...
18:51 2019-06-10

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for international law and the rights of children."...
21:00 2019-05-21

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Rohingya people....
09:51 2019-07-17

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA controversial Israeli cyber weapons company has agreed...
21:34 2019-06-18

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted despite concerns that a controversial order he issued could spark a return to serious human rights violations...
04:34 2019-06-06

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes, president of the Nicaraguan National Assembly....
06:51 2019-06-22

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
20:01 2019-06-04

China's Uighur policy is human rights 'stain of the century' – Pompeo US secretary of state says mass detentions of Muslim minority is among ‘worst crises of our time’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused China of being responsible for the human rights “st...
12:51 2019-07-19

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air...
22:00 2019-05-28

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abste...
13:17 2019-07-12

On Tiananmen anniversary, Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing on Tuesday by expressing what he called "real concern" about China's human rights record...
20:51 2019-06-04

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the rol...
01:00 2019-07-09

"China Home To One Of The Worst Human Rights Crisis": Mike Pompeo United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said China was home to one of the worst human rights crisis of the present times, slamming Beijing for violations against ethnic and religious......
13:17 2019-07-19

Ex-Barclays Euribor trader takes UK to European Court of Human Rights A French former trader with Barclays who was convicted in absentia in London last year of participating in a scheme to rig global interest rates has challenged Britain in the European Court of Human R...
16:51 2019-07-01

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was speaking Wednesday in Tokyo days ahead of the 30th ann...
10:34 2019-05-29

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protectionsThe president of the United States makes racist...
20:34 2019-07-18

Moroccan court orders death penalty for jihadists who beheaded tourists Three Isis supporters who killed two Scandinavian women given death sentence Three men have been sentenced to death in Morocco for the Isis-inspired murder of two Scandinavian hikers in the Atlas moun...
20:34 2019-07-18

Openly gay reporter presses Iran's top diplomat on death penalty for homosexuals "Why are homosexuals executed in Iran because of their sexual orientation?" asked Paul Ronzheimer, the Berlin-based chief correspondent for the tabloid Bild....
02:00 2019-06-13

Sri Lanka court delays death penalty for four convicted on drug charges Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has issued an injunction until October 30 against the death penalty for four people convicted of drug-related offences, a lawyer representing one of the petitioners in the ca...
11:51 2019-07-05

Centre Toughens Child Abuse Law. Death Penalty For Sex Assault On Minors The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved amendments in the POCSO Act, which deals with crime against children, and included death penalty for sexual assault on minors, officials said....
18:34 2019-07-10

New Hampshire abolishes death penalty after state senate overrides governor Vote came a week after the 400-member house voted to override the governor’s veto of a bill to repeal capital punishmentNew Hampshire, which hasn’t executed anyone in 80 years and has only one inmate ...
22:17 2019-05-30

New Hampshire lawmakers repeal death penalty with override of governor’s veto New Hampshire became the 21st state to abolish the death penalty Thursday after the state Senate voted to override Republican Gov. Chris Sununu's veto of legislation to repeal capital punishment....
02:51 2019-05-31

U.S. prosecutors weigh death penalty for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter The case of Robert Bowers, the man accused of massacring 11 people at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue last year was set to return to a federal courtroom on Thursday, as prosecutors weigh whether t...
20:51 2019-05-23

U.S. seeks death penalty for 'calculated' murder of grad student from China U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed, and called on her heartbroken fiance and friends to tell the ...
01:34 2019-07-09

"Cold, Calculated": US Seeks Death Penalty For Chinese Students' Murder U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed, and called on her heartbroken fiance and friends to tell the....
07:17 2019-07-09

U.S. seeks death penalty for 'calculated' murder of Chinese grad student U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who kidnapped, raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed, telling a jury that his crime was one of "calculat...
00:51 2019-07-09

Father Of 8-Year-Old Raped In Kathua Asks For Death Penalty For Accused The father of an eight-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district last year, moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday seeking enhancement of sentence....
21:34 2019-07-10

France opposes death penalty for French Isis fighters in Iraq Foreign ministry says it is opposed to the death penalty ‘at all times and in all places’France has confirmed it will take “the necessary steps” to try to prevent Iraq carrying out the death penalty a...
16:17 2019-05-27

New Hampshire Repeals Death Penalty After State Senate Overrides Veto (CONCORD, N.H.) — New Hampshire is the latest state to repeal its death penalty, as the state Senate had enough votes to override Gov. Chris Sununu’s veto. The repeal takes effect immediat...
20:51 2019-05-30

Celebrities, politicians, and sports superstars celebrate the United States Women's World Cup victory on Twitter VI-Images / Getty Images The United States Women's National Team defeated the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday. It was their second-consecutive FIFA Women's World Cup Title and fourth overall. Politicians, ...
12:51 2019-07-08

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climat...
10:51 2019-06-07

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of location for his next fight in the face of human ri...
21:00 2019-06-06

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the......
11:51 2019-07-11

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extra...
17:51 2019-06-17

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leaders at the G20 summit in Japan this month, U.S. Secr...
17:34 2019-06-16

Cuban security forces are forcing dissidents into exile: human rights group MADRID, June 19 – Cuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, a non-governmental human rights organizat...
19:00 2019-06-19

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights...
00:51 2019-06-20

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human rights....
00:17 2019-06-20

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-level General Assembly meeting on Tuesday conevened t...
10:00 2019-07-17

Human rights activists condemn cinema chain over 'anti-choice propaganda' Canada’s largest cinema chain criticized for screening Unplanned, which is said to promote falsehoods about reproductive healthAbortion rights defenders in Canada have accused the country’s largest ci...
21:00 2019-07-09

Huawei files motion to block U.S. ban, calling it an affront to global human rights The Chinese tech giant filed a legal motion Wednesday in U.S. federal court to have the Trump administration’s efforts to ban its equipment in the United States declared unconstitutional....
18:51 2019-05-29

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an int...
20:51 2019-07-03

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities, Rep. Mike Gallagher and human right...
02:51 2019-06-29

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups says....
19:17 2019-06-27

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of a...
17:51 2019-06-11

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work...
15:51 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Ex-Barclays Euribor trader takes UK to European Court of Human Rights A French former trader with Barclays who was convicted in absentia in London last year of participating in a scheme to rig global interest rates has challenged Britain in the European Court of Human R...
22:00 2019-07-01

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving torture, and other rights abuses, said a group of...
17:51 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children rel...
17:17 2019-05-21

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed new restrictions, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll ...
16:51 2019-05-26

John Oliver Challenges 13 States to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment on Last Week Tonight John Oliver knows that this year has been rough for women, who “judging from restroom signs are just men who have swallowed a trapezoid.” To cheer women up, after the confirmation of a &ld...
12:34 2019-06-10

Massachusetts bill that would allow death penalty for cop killers would send 'clear message', lawmaker says A Massachusetts state bill that would allow judges to sentence cop killers to death is designed to send a “clear message that we are not going to tolerate this,” a lawmaker says....
20:01 2019-05-21

Mother of Danish student suspected killed by jihadists demands death penalty Helle Petersen asks trial in Morocco for ‘just’ penalty after murder of Louisa Vesterager Jespersen in Atlas mountainsThe mother of a Danish student who was beheaded, along with another Scandinavian w...
21:51 2019-07-11

South Carolina man found guilty of killing his 5 children could face death penalty The Lexington County jury considered the case for about six hours over two days before returning the five guilty verdicts for murder against Timothy Jones Jr., who showed no reaction....
08:51 2019-06-05

Sultan of Brunei returns degree from Oxford after proposed LGBT death penalty Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after a global backlash led by celebrities including George Clooney and Elton John f...
14:34 2019-05-24

Three men face death penalty over rape and murder of eight-year-old Muslim girl in India Prosecutors in India are seeking the death penalty for three men who were convicted of the horrific rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl....
13:34 2019-06-10

CBOE INTRODUCES NEW CRUDE OIL VOLATILITY INDEX (OVX); New Benchmark Applies VIX Methodology To Options On The United States Oil Fund (USO) CHICAGO, July 14, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that beginning on Tuesday, July 15, 2008, the Exchange will be publishing the CBOE Crude Oil Volatility Index (ticker...
09:00 2019-05-24

How the trade war with China could crush California's $2.7 trillion economy and hurt other states The impact of the U.S.-China trade war is greatest in states that export agricultural products, electronics and chemicals directly to China. California has taken the biggest hit followed by Texas, Ill...
17:17 2019-06-18

New York, California and Other States Are Suing to Block T-Mobile’s Sprint Deal (NEW YORK) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. The s...
22:17 2019-06-11

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday just days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989...
20:34 2019-05-29

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
23:00 2019-07-08

Mexico human rights group concerned about National Guard detaining U.S.-bound migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the National Human Rights Commission (...
00:17 2019-07-09

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Moh...
18:00 2019-07-10

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “After caref...
19:34 2019-07-09

Pompeo urges China to release human rights prisoners to mark Tiananmen crackdown U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday called on Beijing to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square uprising this week by releasing all prisoners jailed for fighting human rights abus...
18:17 2019-06-03

Russian court rules to free Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev was granted early release by a Russian court on Monday after being given a four-year penal colony sentence earlier this year, his lawyer and supporters said....
21:51 2019-06-10

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues appeared first on Boxing News....
12:34 2019-06-01

World Pride underscores that all people are born ‘free and equal’ in dignity and human rights The empowering message straight from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and human rights" resonated on Sunday from UN-GLOBE memb...
06:17 2019-07-01

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-founder’s well-being, accusing “a group of democratic S...
19:17 2019-05-31

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago, in a case where federal prosecutors say they i...
14:17 2019-06-03

Bombay High Court Upholds Death Penalty Clause For Repeat Rape Convicts The Bombay High Court Monday upheld the Constitutional validity of an amended section ofthe Indian Penal Code under which repeat offenders in rape cases can be awarded life imprisonment or death......
10:34 2019-06-03

South Carolina dad guilty of killing 5 young children, prosecutors seek death penalty A South Carolina father accused of killing his five young children by exercising one to death and strangling the other four was found guilty and mentally viable on Tuesday, allowing prosecutors to see...
11:34 2019-06-05

USC and United Airlines announce new naming-rights deal for historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum The football field at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be named after its corporate sponsor, the University of Southern California and United Airlines announced Friday as part of a new 10-year a...
07:17 2019-06-08

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping...
14:32 2019-05-21

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of globa...
06:17 2019-07-13

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set to perform at Jeddah World Fest....
22:51 2019-07-18

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, befo...
16:51 2019-05-21

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns  Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations human rights expert on Wednesday urged the Government...
22:17 2019-07-17

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. A...
18:17 2019-06-19

Ambassador Grenell: Human Rights Campaign should 'cease to exist' if they stay silent on Antifa attack The United States Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has slammed organizations like the Human Rights Campaign for their silence in light of the attack on conservative journalist Andy Ngo over the...
23:34 2019-07-02

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Afr...
17:17 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights ...
17:17 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the execution of child offenders in Iran; concerns over a ...
20:34 2019-05-21

International Court of Justice orders Pakistan to review death penalty for Indian accused of spying In a ruling delivered on Wednesday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Pakistan to review a death sentence handed down in the case of a former Indian Navy officer accused by Pakistan of ...
21:34 2019-07-17

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General António Guterres “to play a...
18:34 2019-06-27

'Are they going to violate my rights?': California's battle over police body cameras State lawmakers are considering barring officers from running facial recognition programs on body camerasAdvocates calling for body-worn cameras for law enforcement agencies have always been upfront t...
13:51 2019-06-14

California bill would give tax incentives to film, TV productions that leave states banning abortion A California Democratic lawmaker on Monday formally introduced a bill to offer tax breaks to film and television productions that relocate from states with restrictive abortion bans....
18:51 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change in political culture in Cambodia; and how Swine Fe...
14:51 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; five years since the Chibok girls were abducted ...
17:17 2019-05-21

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
21:17 2019-06-20

Great white shark off California coast delays sheriff’s office's water training Officials with the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office in Santa Rosa, Calif., were forced to delay a water training in Bodega Bay due to the presence of a massive, toothy creature: A great white shark....
22:00 2019-06-12

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’s Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF); trachoma-related blindness on the ver...
23:51 2019-06-27

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
23:51 2019-06-20

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
22:34 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund t...
17:17 2019-05-21

Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime and drugs, an official report has said....
16:17 2019-05-30

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigating the death of a young woman in an alleged shooti...
00:51 2019-06-20

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health issues will no longer be classified as mental and beha...
04:34 2019-05-30

Death of man under vehicle believed due to California quake -officials A Nevada man found dead and pinned underneath his Jeep is believed to have been a victim of one of the recent earthquakes in southern California that ranked among the most severe in two decades, sheri...
14:34 2019-07-10

Nevada authorities investigate what may be first death related to California earthquakes Authorities in Nevada are investigating a man's death which may be the first attributed to the earthquakes that hit Southern California last week.        ...
18:00 2019-07-10

California Man Becomes the First ‘Death With Dignity’ Patient to Undergo Cryonic Preservation A terminally ill patient who opted for assisted death has undergone cryonic preservation at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation. This preservation—the first of its kind—signifies an important mileston...
23:17 2019-05-31

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investiga...
00:34 2019-07-13

Police release body-cam footage of California girl’s shooting death The shooting death of 17-year-old Hannah Williams has left her family and community in deep shockCalifornia police on Friday released body-camera footage documenting a Fullerton officer fatally shooti...
04:34 2019-07-13

California woman was not taking photos when she slipped and fell to death at waterfall, officials say A California woman who died on Friday when she lost her footing and fell over the edge of a waterfall was reaching for a tree branch-- not taking photos -- when she made the fatal plunge, according to...
22:34 2019-06-03

Missing California man named 'person of interest' in the death of 8-month-old daughter, police say The missing father of an 8-month-old girl found dead behind a California funeral home Monday was named a person of interest on Wednesday in the child's death, police said....
21:51 2019-05-29

Governor Gavin Newsom calls for California racetrack to close following 29th horse death California Gov. Gavin Newsom called for Santa Anita Park to be shut down until it can determine why more than two dozen horses have died competing there this race season....
09:34 2019-06-12

Indonesia plans permanent moratorium on new forest clearance: minister Indonesia's moratorium on new forest clearing for palm plantations or logging operations, which has been regularly extended since 2011, will become permanent, the environment minister said on Wednesda...
17:51 2019-06-12

Moratorium call on surveillance technology to end ‘free-for-all’ abuses: UN expert Surveillance technology should be banned immediately until “effective” national or international controls are put in place to lessen its harmful impact, a UN-appointed independent rights expert said o...
22:00 2019-06-27

Opinion: Outdated NBA free-agent moratorium rules need to change Rules preventing NBA teams from contacting players before a set date once had a purpose. Teams ignore the rules today, and league should change them.       ...
13:51 2019-06-30

U.N. surveillance expert urges global moratorium on sale of spyware The world should impose a moratorium on the sale and use of surveillance software until there are rules in place to stop governments using it to spy on opponents and critics, a U.N. expert recommended...
20:51 2019-06-18

North Korea floats idea of lifting weapons test moratorium The Foreign Ministry’s statement appears aimed at applying more pressure on the U.S. as the two countries attempt to resume nuclear diplomacy.        ...
17:34 2019-07-16

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of living across the 50 states. The Raise the Wage Act, i...
09:17 2019-06-04

B.C. government announce moratorium on resource development to deal with caribou protection plan The B.C. Government is pressing the pause button on new resource development in the ongoing struggle to deal with long-term caribou protection strategies in the northeast part of the province....
05:51 2019-06-21

New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons to resume in the Sussex area....
10:51 2019-06-06

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena orders 4 executions, lifting 42-year moratorium Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena approved the executions of four drug offenders Wednesday, putting an end to the country's moratorium on the death penalty since 1976....
20:51 2019-06-27

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out research, a move anti-abortion organizations hailed as...
23:01 2019-06-05

Former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney scores blistering 70-yard goal for DC United Wayne Rooney rekindled his Manchester United form when he scored a decisive 70-yard screamer in D.C. United’s 1-0 win over Orlando City Wednesday night....
22:34 2019-06-27

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-People's United Financial to buy United Financial Bancorp for $743 mln in stock People's United Financial Inc said on Monday it would buy United Financial Bancorp Inc , the holding company for United Bank, for about $743 million in stock....
02:17 2019-07-16

California Today: See Hollyhock House, California’s Newest Unesco World Heritage Site Monday: Read about how officials at the house are getting ready for more visitors. Also: Netflix’s lobby and possible justice for a ring-tailed lemur....
17:00 2019-07-15

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
17:00 2019-05-22

Tucson welcomes in Ice Break 2019 Tucson — On a cloud-covered Sunday afternoon, Tucson finally broke the ice. 100 degrees was recorded for the first time in 2019 at 2:37 p.m. Sunday at Tucson International Airport. “I thin...
08:34 2019-06-10

Cboe Welcomes New ARK Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new ARK fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
00:51 2019-05-22

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
21:51 2019-05-22

U.S. welcomes Mexico immigration offers, but 'long way to go' Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, said the Trump administration would file a formal "notice" on Friday to clear the way for tariffs to kick in on Monday, but added the president ...
16:17 2019-06-07

Cboe Welcomes New Global X Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – October 18, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), a leader in exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed a new Global X fund to the Cboe ETF Market...
00:51 2019-05-22

Cboe Welcomes New Aptus Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Aptus fund to the Cboe ETF Marketp...
00:51 2019-05-22

Kyrgios welcomes 'warrior' Murray's return Australian Nick Kyrgios has welcomed Andy Murray's return to tennis after hip surgery, saying he could not believe his eyes when he ran into the Briton practicing at Queens Club on Monday....
09:17 2019-06-18

Cboe Welcomes New Issuer Barclays to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – January 18, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed new issuer Barclays to the Cboe ETF Mark...
00:51 2019-05-22

Cboe Welcomes New iShares Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 9, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new iShares fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace...
00:51 2019-05-22

Cboe Welcomes New Issuer ALPS to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 29, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed new issuer ALPS to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
00:51 2019-05-22

Cboe Welcomes New Issuer AlphaClone to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 27, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that two AlphaClone funds successfully trans...
00:51 2019-05-22

Cboe Welcomes New Pacer Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 12, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Pacer fund to the Cboe ETF Market...
00:51 2019-05-22

Cboe Welcomes New FormulaFolios Funds to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed two new FormulaFolios funds to the Cboe ...
00:51 2019-05-22

Cboe Welcomes Eight New OppenheimerFunds ETFs to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 10, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed eight new OppenheimerFunds ETFs to the Cboe E...
00:51 2019-05-22

Index Industry Association Welcomes Three New Members New York, May 9, 2017 – Index Industry Association (IIA), a global organization of index administrators, has today announced the addition of three new members. CBOE Holdings (CBOE), China Central Depo...
10:01 2019-05-22

Cboe Welcomes New Issuer EventShares to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – October 17, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), a leader in exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed EventShares to the Cboe ETF Marketplace, w...
00:51 2019-05-22

Cboe Welcomes New Issuer Bernstein to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – October 18, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), a leader in exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, yesterday welcomed new issuer Bernstein to the Cboe ETF M...
00:51 2019-05-22

Cboe Welcomes New Issuer Vanguard to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – February 15, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed Vanguard as a new issuer to the Cboe ETF Mark...
00:51 2019-05-22

'All That' alum Danny Tamberelli welcomes first child Danny Tamberelli’s Father’s Day was “All That” and more after the former Nickelodeon star and his wife Katelyn Detweiler on Monday announced the birth of their first child....
22:34 2019-06-17

Bank of England welcomes Facebook currency Mark Carney has issued an unexpectedly warm welcome to Facebook’s new global currency, saying tech companies and non-banks could soon be given access to the Bank of England’s balance sheet...
19:00 2019-06-20

Israel welcomes Mideast peace workshop although not invited JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is welcoming next week’s Mideast peace conference, even though government officials are not invited. Speaking at a government ceremony ...
20:17 2019-06-18

Phoenix Zoo welcomes Mexican Gray Wolf pups New-born Mexican Gray Wolf pups playing. Courtesy: Phoenix Zoo Twitter PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Arizona Center for Nature Conservation announced Monday, the birth of six healthy Mexican Gray Wolf Pu...
04:17 2019-06-04

K-pop band EXO welcomes Trump family with signed albums President Trump and Ivanka Trump got a surprise welcome party at South Korea’s Blue House: members of superstar K-pop boy band EXO. An excited Ivanka gushed about the group’s “phenomenal” performance ...
23:34 2019-06-29

Japan's new emperor welcomes Trump to Imperial Palace Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have welcomed their first foreign dignitary to the Imperial Palace. US President Donald Trump has attended a state banquet ahead of talks with Japanese Prime Minist...
11:34 2019-05-27

‘Daughters’ welcomes 1st black woman to national board NEW YORK (AP) — The Daughters of the American Revolution is having a milestone moment. On Sunday, the lineage-based group is officially installing the first African American woman on its national gove...
20:34 2019-06-29

Rejecting taboos, Palestinian businessman welcomes US plan JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian businessman who flouts political taboos by working with Israeli settlers in the West Bank could soon have a role in President Donald Trump’s peace plan. While Pale...
08:17 2019-05-22

USC welcomes back WR McCoy, lands Florida CB Steele LOS ANGELES (AP) — Receiver Bru McCoy and cornerback Chris Steele have officially joined Southern California’s football program, apparently wrapping up two recruiting sagas back where they began...
04:51 2019-06-12

Cboe Welcomes New Exponential ETFs Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Exponential ETFs fund to the Cboe ...
00:51 2019-05-22

U.S. welcomes Mexico immigration offers, but 'long way to go': official U.S. officials were very encouraged by Mexican immigration proposals but there is still a long way to go as negotiators begin their latest round of talks on Friday, a White House official said....
18:00 2019-06-07

Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: ...
04:17 2019-06-06

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist ...
17:17 2019-05-31

Candlelighters camp welcomes children, families affected by cancer MT. LEMMON — On a ropes course in the wilderness, 7-year-old Evan Wedeking is finding his way. Evan has Rhabdomyosarcoma, cancer of the soft tissue in his left cheek. “I thought my whole w...
12:34 2019-06-03

Japan welcomes Trump with a charm campaign, golf and sumo TOKYO (AP) — Japan is ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting President Donald Trump as it welcomes him on a state visit tailor-made to his whims and ego. This comes as Jap...
06:51 2019-05-25

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Trumps to Buckingham Palace with fanfare Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family welcomed President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with "The Star Spangled Banner."        ...
15:51 2019-06-03

Iran welcomes French efforts to save nuclear deal Iran welcomes France's efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday as French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser visited Tehran for t...
11:51 2019-07-10

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in ...
20:34 2019-06-04

Donald Trump welcomes Japan's offer of mediation with Iran President acknowledges Shinzo Abe’s close links to Tehran and says US ‘would like to talk’ Donald Trump has said he would support Shinzo Abe’s efforts to act as a mediator between the US and Iran, ami...
09:01 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: ...
00:51 2019-06-06

US Corporate Sector Welcomes Indian Budget, Says Will Attract Investment The American corporate sector has hailed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first union budget, noting that it is not only inclusive, but also attractive for foreign investments....
08:17 2019-07-06

Love Island Welcomes 2 New Guys to the Villa and Drama Ensues We were missing those accents from the UK version of Love Island, so tonight, the U.S. Love Island obliged. Two new guys entered the villa in the third episode--Dylan of Currently in San......
05:17 2019-07-12

Sri Lanka welcomes FIFA ruling Macau out of WCup qualifying COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankans soccer officials have welcomed a FIFA decision to advance its team to the next round of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers after removing Macau for its refusal to trav...
10:34 2019-06-29

Summer House Alum Ashley Wirkus Welcomes Baby No. 1 Ashley Wirkus is officially a mom! The Summer House alum welcomed her first child with husband Brad McAtee on Friday, May 24, according to People. Friends and family were happy to meet......
05:17 2019-05-27

Australia Welcomes Help to Find Student Missing in North Korea (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s prime minister said he has discussed the disappearance of an Australian student in North Korea with other world leaders attending the Group of 20 summit...
22:51 2019-06-28

UN chief welcomes possibility of resumed talks between US and North Korea As the clicking of cameras and flash of lightbulbs captured on Sunday the first sitting United States President to set foot inside North Korea, Secretary-General António Guterres offered his full supp...
19:34 2019-07-01

UAE welcomes 'Peace to Prosperity' economic workshop hosted in Bahrain along with U.S. The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday said it welcomed a June 25-26 "Peace to Prosperity" economic workshop hosted in Bahrain in cooperation with the United States....
00:17 2019-05-22

UN welcomes progress in former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia naming dispute The Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy for the naming dispute between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Matthew Nimetz, has welcomed the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedon...
17:51 2019-05-21

France Welcomes PM Modi's Proposal For Global Conference On Terrorism France today welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposal for a global conference to tackle the threat of terrorism, saying the fight against terror is at the heart of its priorities....
14:00 2019-06-10

Cboe Welcomes New Issuer James Investment Research to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 20, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed new issuer James Investment Research, Inc. to...
00:51 2019-05-22

Cboe Welcomes New Issuer Sage Advisory to Marketplace with Launch of ESG ETF CHICAGO – October 31, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed new issuer Sage Advisory to the Cboe ETF Marke...
00:51 2019-05-22

Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69 "This promises to be a better system than what we've had for the last seven years," said Pierre Gratton, the president of the Mining Association of Canada....
06:17 2019-06-14

Emotional and proud, Clarke welcomes Open back to Portrush Darren Clarke almost welled up when his name was announced to applause before he hit the first shot at the British Open        ...
18:51 2019-07-18

Sabres' Skinner tells AP he welcomes higher expectations Jeff Skinner tells The Associated Press he is grateful for the faith the Buffalo Sabres showed in making him their second highest-paid player and welcomes the increased expectations that come with his...
00:01 2019-06-09

Jack Nicklaus welcomes Justin Thomas to Memorial next week Coming off a wrist injury, Justin Thomas will be playing in the Memorial Tournament next week in Dublin, Ohio. and Jack Nicklaus is happy.        ...
07:51 2019-05-22

Formula One Has a Penalty Problem In spite of the fact that Max Verstappen was finally able to break Mercedes’ stranglehold on the 2019 Formula One season victories and score the first race win for a Honda engine in over a decade, the...
00:17 2019-07-01

UN chief welcomes power-sharing deal between Sudanese military and opposition UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday he was “encouraged” by reports of a newly-inked power-sharing deal between the Forces for Freedom and Change – a coalition of opposition and protes...
22:17 2019-07-05

U.S. consulate welcomes Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill The United States Consulate in Hong Kong on Saturday welcomed a decision by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial....
14:17 2019-06-15

‘Waitress’ welcomes ‘Miranda Sings’ star Colleen Ballinger to Broadway Miranda is preparing to serve her songs with a slice of pie. Colleen Ballinger — a k a former viral video sensation “Miranda Sings” — will make her Broadway debut in “Waitress.”...
20:51 2019-06-07

Fox News Welcomes Pete Buttigieg. Trump and ‘Fox & Friends’ Aren’t Pleased. Another Democratic town hall event on the channel liberals love to hate drew sizable ratings — and underscored the split between its news and opinion sides....
14:38 2019-05-21

U.S. welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal as 'important step forward' The United States on Saturday welcomed a provisional agreement forged by Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups to share power for three years as an "importan...
02:17 2019-07-07

Sir Michael Fallon welcomes police probe into Sir Kim Darroch cable leaks Former defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon has welcomed the Met police investigation into the leak of official communications written by Britain's ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch....
12:34 2019-07-13

Knicks’ RJ Barrett welcomes Rangers’ top pick Kaapo Kakko to New York The kids are already playing nice. Moments after the Rangers picked Finnish power forward Kaapo Kakko with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2019 NHL draft, he was welcomed to town by none other than RJ B...
08:17 2019-06-22

Boost Mobile welcomes a new brand into the US with the crazy cheap Wiko Ride The US smartphone market is largely dominated by Apple and Samsung, and although OnePlus has made decent strides of late with T-Mobile in its corner, Huawei's troubles are likely to discourage other m...
22:17 2019-05-21

Flip-flopping Arizona governor welcomes Nike factory after blasting company Turns out Nike and Arizona’s governor are both in the flip-flop business. After Nike announced on Thursday it would open a $184 million sneaker factory in Goodyear, Ariz. — one that would provide at l...
21:34 2019-07-13

Jaipur Designated UNSECO World Heritage Site, PM Modi Welcomes Move Rajasthan's capital Jaipur, a city known for its iconic architectural legacy, has become a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. The announcement was made after the 43rd Session of the UNESCO.....
14:17 2019-07-06

Cboe Global Markets Welcomes 16 Barclays iPath® ETNs to its Listings Marketplace CHICAGO – May 13, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed 16 iPath® Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs) from Barclays to the Cboe ...
20:34 2019-05-21

Claresholm welcomes foreign workers in new pilot project to address labour shortages A new pilot project from the federal government will see Claresholm welcome more foreign workers next year, helping address long-term labour shortages in the town....
15:00 2019-06-22

Salvation Army welcomes brass band from Texas for free concert series The Buenos Aires division of the Salvation Army will welcome youth ensemble band, Texas Brass, next weekend in a series of free concerts for the community....
17:00 2019-05-21

Golf: Koepka welcomes wild Open weather forecast for final round Brooks Koepka is well-placed to complete one of the greatest major seasons as he goes into the final round of the British Open in equal fourth place on Sunday....
00:51 2019-07-21

'Biggest compliment yet': Greta Thunberg welcomes oil chief's 'greatest threat' label Activists say comments by Opec head prove world opinion is turning against fossil fuelsGreta Thunberg and other climate activists have said it is a badge of honour that the head of the world’s most po...
18:51 2019-07-05

Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages i...
14:00 2019-07-14

Robin Williams' son Zak welcomes first baby, pays homage to late father Zak Williams, the oldest son of Robin Williams, has welcomed his first child. And the baby's name is a touching tribute to Zak's late father.        ...
19:51 2019-06-13

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Welcomes 842 New Members, Half of Them Women (NEW YORK) — The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Monday invited 842 members from 59 countries to the Oscars organization and, for the first time, reached gender parity in its new...
04:51 2019-07-02

South Korea's Moon Jae-in welcomes President Donald Trump with banquet US President Donald Trump was welcomed to South Korea by its president and one of its biggest K-pop boy bands on Saturday. Trump met with President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House, where the South Korea...
17:51 2019-06-29

Bayer welcomes judge's call for reduced damages in $2 billion glyphosate case Germany's Bayer AG welcomed on Friday a call by a U.S. judge to cut a $2 billion damages award to a Californian couple by a jury which found that its glyphosate-based weed killer had caused their canc...
13:34 2019-07-19

Nation welcomes 7,500 legal immigrants at 110 citizenship events, such as Betsy Ross House With the media’s focus on illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, the 4 million legal immigrants waiting in line for citizenship are often forgotten, but on July 4 many will finally ge...
16:34 2019-07-03

Ferrari To Appeal Against Vettel's Five-Second Time Penalty The stewards' decision reminded Ferrari that they had the right to appeal, although technically the sporting regulations state that in-race penalties such as the one handed to Vettel cannot be......
20:34 2019-06-10

Blues score on delayed penalty in OT, even Cup Final BOSTON - - Carl Gunnarsson scored the game-winner 3:51 into overtime as the St. Louis Blues evened the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 2 on Wednesday ...
08:34 2019-05-30

VAR under fire as Scotland exit after penalty retake Argentina pulled off an unprecedented women's World Cup fightback from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Scotland on Wednesday, but it will be the video assistant referee's decision to award a stoppage-time p...
09:51 2019-06-20

Hamilton says he 'totally deserved' grid penalty "Lewis Hamilton said he \"totally deserved\" a three-place Austrian Grand Prix grid penalty that dropped him from the front row of the grid to fifth and threatens to end his Mercedes team\u0027s strea...
01:17 2019-06-30

Government considering penalty points for not wearing a seatbelt News 19 Jul, 2019 Failure to wear a seatbelt could result in penalty points as well as a fine, under new road safety plans being considered by the Government...
20:01 2019-07-19

Video: What is F1's state after Vettel's Canadian GP penalty? The dust has begun to settle from the controversial 2019 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix and the penalty dealt to Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, but where does the championship stand now?...
21:17 2019-06-11

Mane to step down as Senegal penalty-taker "Sadio Mane has said will step aside as Senegal\u0027s penalty taker for the time being after missing spot kicks in successive games at the Africa Cup of Nations."...
12:51 2019-07-06

There’s a lifestyle penalty for renting in Canada — it doesn’t have to be so Canada's deep cultural prejudice against renting has been cemented by decades of housing policies that have made life hard for tenants and landlords....
14:51 2019-06-15

Raikkonen: Vettel penalty 'odd' given F1's 'let them race' policy Kimi Raikkonen finds it "odd" that situations such as the Sebastian Vettel penalty controversy can arise when the FIA has been pushing a 'let them race' stance in Formula 1...
10:51 2019-06-21

The U.S. is in the World Cup final with a stop of penalty and a spot of tea With a crucial save by Alyssa Naeher and goals by Christen Press and Alex Morgan — who added her own signature celebration — the defending champions advanced to Sunday's final....
11:34 2019-07-03

Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16 France took a big step toward the last 16 of the women's World Cup after Eugenie Le Sommer's penalty earned the tournament hosts a 2-1 victory against Norway on Wednesday....
03:00 2019-06-13

| Hamilton hit by 3-place grid penalty for Austrian GP Lewis Hamilton was hit by a three-place penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix which demoted the Mercedes driver from second to fifth on the grid for Sunday's race....
20:51 2019-06-29

| Leclerc on pole for Austrian GP, Hamilton hit by penalty Charles Leclerc claimed pole position for Ferrari in Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix with a track record lap as Lewis Hamilton was hit with a grid penalty....
17:51 2019-06-30

Horner: Verstappen Austrian GP penalty would've been incomprehensible Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says it would have been "incomprehensible" for the FIA to punish Max Verstappen for his Austrian Grand Prix clash with Charles Leclerc...
10:34 2019-07-01

After penalty, heartbroken Vettel yearns for old days Sebastian Vettel was angry and heartbroken over a penalty that cost him victory at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday but mostly he was wishing he could have raced in the days when drivers decided the ...
04:34 2019-06-10

Chile misses crucial penalty in 2-0 win over Thailand RENNES, France (AP) — Chile missed a penalty that would have sent it through to the round of 16 of the Women’s World Cup in a 2-0 victory over Thailand on Thursday. Chile, scoreless in this tour...
23:51 2019-06-20

Larry Wilmore Welcomes Mosque Shooter's Favorite Twitter User To His Ringer Podcast What is there to gain from having Ben Shapiro on your platform of choice? Is it the possibility that he shares his appearance with his audience, and hopefully some of that traffic drips down to you? I...
02:34 2019-06-14

Arizona governor welcomes Nike again after bad-mouthing move to pull Betsy Ross sneaker Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey reversed his stance against Nike on Thursday and welcomed the athletic apparel giant's plans to build a manufacturing facility in the state, a week after he pulled financial in...
09:17 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages i...
14:00 2019-07-14

Binotto: Ferrari disappointed for F1 after penalty review decision Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says Ferrari is disappointed for itself, its fans and Formula 1 following the FIA stewards' decision not to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty...
20:51 2019-06-21

Hamilton takes controversial win in Canada after Vettel penalty Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix for Mercedes in controversial fashion on Sunday after Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel crossed the finish line first but was given a five-second penalty....
02:00 2019-06-10

Russell gets penalty for incident that "ruined" Kvyat's qualifying Williams's George Russell has landed a three-place Austrian Grand Prix grid penalty for impeding Daniil Kvyat, an incident the Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver felt could have had serious consequences...
18:34 2019-06-29

Toyota given further weight penalty for 2019/20 WEC pre-season test The Toyota TS050 HYBRIDs have been given a new weight penalty for next week's official pre-season test at Barcelona ahead of the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship...
00:51 2019-07-20

Hamilton handed three place grid penalty in Austria "Stewards handed Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton a three place penalty for impeding in Austrian Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday, dropping the Mercedes driver from the front row of the grid."...
19:34 2019-06-29

FIA rejects Ferrari's request to review Vettel penalty Ferrari's right to review Sebastian Vettel's penalty which cost him victory at the Canadian Grand Prix earlier this month has been rejected, the FIA said on Friday....
18:17 2019-06-21

Hulkenberg set for Austrian GP grid penalty for F1 engine change Nico Hulkenberg is set to receive a five-place grid penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix after Renault opted to give him a new B-Spec Formula 1 engine for Saturday...
11:17 2019-06-29

Vettel doubles down on Ferrari's Canadian GP penalty stance Sebastian Vettel coyly avoided questions about his Canadian Grand Prix penalty and his Ferrari Formula 1 team's Friday hearing in France, as he reiterated his belief he did nothing wrong...
22:00 2019-06-20

Penalty was harsh but not deciding factor, says Scotland's Kerr A "harsh" early penalty took the wind out of Scotland's sails in their debut at the women's World Cup on Sunday but there were lots of positives to take from their 2-1 loss to England in Nice, coach S...
08:51 2019-06-10

Vettel furious with penalty as Hamilton wins Canadian GP Defending champion Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his overall lead after Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel committed yet another error under pressure    &...
00:17 2019-06-10

Houghton 'heartbroken' after penalty miss as England lose to U.S England captain Steph Houghton was "heartbroken" after missing a penalty in the 2-1 World Cup semi-final defeat to the United States on Tuesday -- the Lionesses' third defeat at the last-four stage in...
03:34 2019-07-03

Ricciardo: Double F1 penalty for French GP overtakes was too harsh Daniel Ricciardo still thinks it was "too harsh" that he received two penalties for overtakes on the final lap of Formula 1's French Grand Prix last weekend...
21:17 2019-06-27

Eugénie Le Sommer’s VAR penalty gives France narrow win over Norway Eugénie Le Sommer held her nerve to score a VAR-awarded penalty winner for France after Wendie Renard had potentially gifted Norway a vital point in the race to top Group A but the France manager, Cor...
04:34 2019-06-13

Perez baffled by French GP penalty for off-track moment on first lap Racing Point Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez says he is baffled about why he was penalised for his off-track moment at the start of the French Grand Prix...
22:17 2019-06-23

That Texting-While-Driving Ticket Can Also Lead to a Car Insurance Penalty Many insurers charge the penalty for three years after the violation, meaning you’ll be paying the price long after the check for your ticket has cleared....
15:17 2019-06-28

Georgia carries out 1,500th U.S. execution since penalty was reinstated Georgia on Thursday carried out the 1,500th execution in the United States since 1976, the year capital punishment was reinstated, by putting to death a man convicted of killing an off-duty prison gu...
05:34 2019-06-21

Vettel fully deserved his Montreal penalty, says Rosberg Sebastian Vettel fully deserved the penalty that cost him victory in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix, 2016 Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg said on Monday....
19:00 2019-06-10

FIA penalty application puts Hamilton fourth for F1 Austrian GP The FIA has confirmed that Lewis Hamilton will start fourth on the grid for the Austrian Grand Prix as a result of his penalty for impeding Kimi Raikkonen in qualifying...
08:00 2019-06-30

The evidence and arguments behind Ferrari's F1 penalty review push The Ferrari Formula 1 team's decision to ask the FIA to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty has left many questioning whether it has a strong enough case...
10:51 2019-06-18

Houghton 'heartbroken' after penalty miss as England lose to USA "England captain Steph Houghton was \"heartbroken\" after missing a penalty in the 2-1 World Cup semi-final defeat to the United States on Tuesday -- the Lionesses\u0027 third defeat at the last-four ...
00:34 2019-07-03

Ferrari Drops Appeal Against Sebastian Vettel Penalty Sebastian Vettel was punished for making an unsafe re-entry into the action after 48 laps of Sunday's race after running off track and across a strip of grass....
15:51 2019-06-14

Michael Gray: 'All people want to hear about is that bloody penalty' The former Sunderland player talks about play-offs heartbreak, the kindness of fans and having a giggle with Clive MendoncaBy Richard Foster, author of The Agony and the EcstasyWhen Doncaster Rovers c...
21:51 2019-05-23

Tribunal Stays Penalty On NSE In Unfair Access Case A two-judge panel of the Securities Appellate Tribunal asked the NSE to transfer the $90 million to an account managed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), where it will remain......
14:34 2019-05-22

F1 Podcast: The factors that supported Verstappen's no penalty case The reasons why Max Verstappen escaped a penalty for his pass on Charles Leclerc in the Austrian Grand Prix is the focus of the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast...
08:34 2019-07-01

Ferrari request review of Canadian GP penalty decision Ferrari have asked for a review of the stewards' decision that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, a team spokesperson said on Monday....
09:17 2019-06-18

As Houthi forces withdraw from key Yemeni ports, UN monitoring chief welcomes 'first practical step on the ground' As Yemenis continue to finalize redeployment procedures in line with the UN-brokered Hudaydah Agreement, under which Government coalition and rebel leaders are to pull forces out of the key port city ...
20:34 2019-05-21

Hamilton secures victory in Canada after Vettel is hit with controversial penalty "Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton took his fifth victory of the Formula 1 season on Sunday after rival Sebastian Vettel was hit by a controversial time penalty."...
00:34 2019-06-10

Copa America: Chile beat Colombia in penalty shootout Alexis Sanchez scores the decisive penalty of a tense shootout to send defending champions Chile into the semi-finals of the Copa America after a 0-0 draw with Colombia....
14:17 2019-06-29

Double penalty drops Renault F1's Ricciardo out of French GP points Daniel Ricciardo has dropped from seventh to 11th in the final Formula 1 French Grand Prix classification after receiving two five-second penalties for overtakes on the last lap...
22:17 2019-06-23

Charles Leclerc escapes penalty for Monaco GP practice VSC offence Charles Leclerc has been reprimanded by Formula 1 stewards for failing to obey the correct protocols during a Virtual Safety Car period in practice for the Monaco Grand Prix...
16:17 2019-05-25

Audi Snatches Last Minute Nurburgring 24 Victory With a Porsche Penalty For years I’ve had a theory that the best bet in an endurance race over 12 hours is a nondescript white-liveried Porsche GT3. With anecdotal evidence continually proving my theory, I’ve seen any numbe...
16:34 2019-06-23

CPUC to consider penalty on Sempra's SoCalGas unit for 2015 leak The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) said on Thursday it has opened an investigation to consider penalties against SoCalGas, a unit of Sempra Energy, for a massive, four-month-long gas le...
07:51 2019-06-28

Ferrari fail to get Sebastian Vettel Canada GP penalty overturned • Stewards at Circuit Paul Ricard dismiss Ferrari petition• Footage of Sky Sports presenter described as ‘personal opinion’Ferrari’s request to review Sebastian Vettel’s penalty at the Canadian Grand ...
21:17 2019-06-21

| Mane scores, misses penalty as Senegal win bruising battle Sadio Mane became the leading scorer in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations when he scored the goal that gave Senegal a 1-0 win over Uganda in a feisty last-16 clash....
10:51 2019-07-06

Controversial Penalty Costs Sebastian Vettel Victory in Canada Lewis Hamilton equaled Michael Schumacher’s famed 7 victories at the Canadian Grand Prix Sunday after FIA stewards awarded Sebastian Vettel a 5-second penalty for an unsafe return to the track after a...
23:17 2019-06-09

Alesi gets penalty points for Deletraz Ricard F2 qualifying clash Ferrari Formula 1 junior Giuliano Alesi has received two license penalty points and will start the Paul Ricard Formula 2 race from the pitlane after hitting Louis Deletraz in qualifying...
05:51 2019-06-22

Pickford penalty star as England ends 3rd in Nations League Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford scored a penalty kick and then saved one to give England a 6-5 victory over Switzerland in a sudden death penalty shootout to claim the consolation prize of third place in U...
20:17 2019-06-09

Judge reduces maximum penalty in case against Navy SEAL A Navy SEAL accused of fatally stabbing a wounded prisoner of war caught a break when a military judge, citing alleged spying by prosecutors, reduced the maximum penalty he could face. Special Operati...
18:17 2019-06-09

Norway's Perfect Penalty Shootout Deflated Australia Into Submission A horrendous miss from Australia’s Sam Kerr set the tone for the Matildas’ penalty shootout against Norway, sending the Scandinavian nation into the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup with a 4-1 w...
05:17 2019-06-23

Ferrari set to drop protest, seek review of Canada penalty Ferrari will not formally appeal the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, sources said on Thursday, but could still seek a review of the decision by presenting fresh ...
16:51 2019-06-13

Sainz will start Austrian GP from back of grid after engine penalty Carlos Sainz will start from the back of the grid in Austria after the McLaren Formula 1 driver took a complete set of new Renault power unit elements for FP1 today...
14:34 2019-06-28

Wheels24.co.za | Ferrari request to review Vettel penalty rejected Valtteri Bottas topped the times in second free practice at the French GP, as Ferrari's review of Sebastian Vettel's penalty in Montreal was rejected....
19:00 2019-06-21

Sebastian Vettel penalty hands Lewis Hamilton Canadian GP win Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari were denied a first win of the 2019 Formula 1 season after a five-second time penalty handed Canadian Grand Prix victory to Lewis Hamilton...
03:17 2019-06-10

Motor racing: Hamilton says he 'totally deserved' grid penalty Lewis Hamilton said he "totally deserved" an Austrian Grand Prix penalty that dropped him from the front row of the grid to fourth and threatens to end his Mercedes team's streak of success on Sunday...
23:17 2019-06-29

England rally around Steph Houghton after World Cup penalty heartbreak Lucy Bronze has praised Steph Houghton's bravery and says nobody should hold the England captain responsible for their World Cup semi-final defeat by the USA....
14:00 2019-07-03

Video: Should Vettel's Canadian GP penalty prompt F1 rule change? A deserved sanction or a stolen victory? Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari's penalty in the Canadian Grand Prix, which handed Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes another Formula 1 victory, has divided opinion...
18:34 2019-06-10

Wolff: Wrong to pressure officials over Vettel penalty in Canadian GP Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff believes it is wrong to put pressure on Formula 1's officials for the controversial decision to penalise Sebastian Vettel in the Canadian Grand Prix...
17:00 2019-06-10

Autosport podcast: Don't blame stewards for Vettel's Canada penalty The major talking point from Formula 1's Canadian Grand Prix was the penalty for Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, which gifted Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton victory in controversial circumstances...
17:00 2019-06-10

Wendie Renard’s twice-taken penalty takes France past Nigeria Wendie Renard went from villain to hero in the space of two minutes, scoring her retaken penalty after a double VAR check to ensure France progress to the last-16 having topped Group A.With the sun se...
23:34 2019-06-17

Ferrari lodges official FIA request for review of Vettel's penalty The Ferrari Formula 1 team has lodged a request for the FIA to review the decision to punish Sebastian Vettel at the Canadian Grand Prix, as predicted by Autosport...
06:00 2019-06-18

Delta waives penalty for canceling Dominican Republic flights Delta Air Lines is allowing passengers flying to the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana airport to change or cancel their flights without penalty amid a recent spate of mysterious deaths and illnesses in...
19:51 2019-06-27

KPMG Agrees to Pay $50 Million Penalty Tied to Misconduct Allegations KPMG has agreed to pay the SEC a $50 million fine related to allegations that former employees got an unlawful sneak peek at regulators’ plans to inspect its work and auditors at the firm cheated on i...
18:51 2019-06-17

England’s Wan-Bissaka gifts France win at U-21 Euros despite penalty misses • England Under-21s 1-2 France Under-21s • Wan-Bissaka scores late own goal after Choudhury sent offFrom class to calamity: England’s opening night against France, and possibly their entire European C...
02:34 2019-06-19