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‘A risk to democracy’: North Carolina law may be violating secrecy of the ballot

Law allowing state to trace citizens’ votes breaks one of the most sacred tenets of democracy, say voting rights advocatesNorth Carolina may be violating state and federal constitu...

‘A risk to democracy’: North Carolina law may be violating secrecy of the ballot

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US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum ...
04:00, 06/13/2019

U.S., allies accuse North Korea of violating U.N. cap on fuel imports The United States and dozens of allies have accused North Korea of breaching a U.N. sanctions cap on refined petroleum mainly through illicit transfers between ships at sea, according to a document se...
18:17, 06/12/2019

U.S. seizes North Korean ship it accuses of violating sanctions The United States has for the first time seized a North Korean cargo ship it accused of illicit coal shipments in violation of U.S. and United Nations sanctions, the U.S. Justice Department announced ...
23:51, 05/09/2019

US Seizes North Korea Cargo Ship Accused Of Violating Sanctions The United States on Thursday announced the seizure of a North Korean cargo ship for violating international sanctions, boosting pressure on Pyongyang as nuclear negotiations have stalled....
05:51, 05/10/2019

North and South Carolina Teachers Are Protesting Again On May Day, thousands of teachers in North and South Carolina took to the streets yet again to protest low pay and unacceptable conditions in their schools, according to CNN....
17:00, 05/02/2019

University of North Carolina at Charlotte shooting: What We Know Now The latest: The alleged gunman has been identified as a former student Trystan Andrew Terrell. A vigil is planned for Wednesday. Exams are postponed.        ...
04:00, 05/02/2019

North Carolina abortion ban ruling to be appealed RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State officials are appealing a federal judge’s decision that struck down North Carolina’s ban on abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy except in a medical emerge...
04:51, 06/25/2019

Police say former NFL player shot in North Carolina North Carolina police say former NFL quarterback Anthony Wright is recovering in the hospital from being shot in a domestic dispute       ...
22:17, 07/02/2019

North Carolina rallies in 9th to beat UNC Wilmington 7-6 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Aaron Sabato hit a game-tying homer and Danny Serretti scored the winning run on an error as North Carolina used a marathon ninth-inning rally to edge UNC Wilmington 7-6 in NC...
03:51, 06/01/2019

North Carolina proposes ban on smokable hemp North Carolina is the latest state considering a ban on smokable hemp, a product that’s exploding along with the health craze surrounding a compound in the plant known as CBD....
02:17, 07/05/2019

Jackpot: More than 2,000 winners in North Carolina lottery RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Turns out that zero can be a lucky number. North Carolina’s state lottery Saturday said it set a record payout after the winning numbers in a Pick 4 game came back “0-0-0-0.” The ...
03:51, 06/24/2019

Boy on unicorn raft drifted into ocean off North Carolina A boy floating on a unicorn-shaped raft drifted into the ocean off the coast of North Carolina and needed to be saved, a report said. The child was visiting from Ohio last week when his rainbow-colore...
09:51, 06/12/2019

Suspect in shooting at North Carolina university indicted CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a 22-year-old man on murder and other charges in the shooting attack at a North Carolina university that left two students dead and four others wounded...
00:34, 05/08/2019

Motive unclear in North Carolina campus shooting Authorities say a student with a pistol and no apparent motive killed two people and wounded four others at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte while the mood is somber among students. (May 1) ...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Three reported shot by gunman at North Carolina university A suspect opened fire at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday, and local media reported that three people were wounded before a suspect was taken into custody....
01:17, 05/01/2019

North Carolina rejects polygamy-themed beer Polygamy and beer reportedly don’t mix in North Carolina. A polygamy-themed beer was rejected for sale in North Carolina because “polygamy is illegal.” The beer in question is already being sold in at...
23:00, 07/15/2019

Former North Carolina teacher pleads guilty to sex charges WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina high school science teacher accused of abusing almost 20 victims during his career has pleaded guilty to child sex charges. News outlets report the New ...
21:34, 06/25/2019

Arizona marine drowns off North Carolina coast EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities on the North Carolina coast say a Camp Lejeune Marine has drowned. Emerald Isle police say 28-year-old Lance Cpl. Justin A. Hinds of Avondale, Arizona, was pulled...
21:17, 05/07/2019

Plane crashes into North Carolina home, killing 2 HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another. A release from the State Highway Patrol says the single-engine civ...
13:34, 06/28/2019

Is North Carolina really committed to returning women's basketball to the top? From the way it handled Sylvia Hatchell's exit to its announcement of Courtney Banghart's hiring, UNC doesn't seem truly invested in women's basketball....
00:17, 05/02/2019

North Carolina student drowns in lake near school GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina high school student has drowned in a lake across the street from his school. Assistant Chief Dwayne Church of the Greensboro Fire Department tells news outlets...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Here's what we know about the University of North Carolina Charlotte shooting Reports of shots fired on the University of North Carolina Charlotte campus Tuesday prompted a lockdown in Charlotte, North Carolina. Here's what we know.        ...
02:51, 05/01/2019

'Don't really have any words' - North Carolina shooting victims mourned Riley Howell loved "Star Wars," snowboarding and his high school sweetheart, Lauren - but most of all, his family said, the 21-year-old student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte loved t...
22:17, 05/01/2019

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records RALEIGH, NC — Every time 28-year-old Poet Williams applies for a job, his arrest record comes up: three nonviolent misdemeanors. Those drug charges have followed the Durham resident since he was 21, b...
22:51, 05/27/2019

Here's what we know about the University of North Carolina at Charlotte shooting Shots fired on the University of North Carolina at Charlotte campus led to a lockdown: The latest on the active shooter suspect, fatalities, injuries.        ...
03:34, 05/01/2019

North Carolina man sentenced for raping unconscious wife BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to four years in prison for raping his wife, who was a service member at a military base in Washington state. The Bellingham Herald rep...
23:34, 06/05/2019

Student drowns during after-school dip with friends in North Carolina A high school student from North Carolina drowned on Friday — with reports claiming that he spent more than an hour underwater — after going for a swim with his friends in a private lake. “Our h...
04:51, 05/18/2019

Murder conviction overturned: North Carolina man released STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who received a life sentence for murder in 2011 is no longer behind bars. News outlets report 51-year-old Mark Carver left the Gaston County Jail on Tuesd...
00:17, 06/12/2019

North Carolina: Where ‘No’ Doesn’t Mean ‘No’ When It Comes to Rape and Sexual Assault In this era of #MeToo and laws forcing women to have their rapists’ babies, a North Carolina bill that would have made it illegal to continue having sex with someone who told them to stop failed to ev...
07:34, 05/18/2019

North Carolina teen's leg amputated after shark attack A teenage girl who survived a shark attack had her leg amputated due to injuries sustained in the incident at a North Carolina beach, she confirmed Monday....
06:17, 06/04/2019

3 North Carolina sheriffs to speak out against detainer bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina sheriffs who’ve refused to hold people who would otherwise be released from jail if federal agents say they might be in the country unlawfully are still ...
13:00, 06/19/2019

Boy bitten in third North Carolina shark attack this month An 8-year-old boy was bitten by a shark on a North Carolina beach over the weekend — marking the third shark attack in the state so far this month. The boy, whose name was not released, was in t...
16:51, 06/17/2019

Shark bites 8-year-old boy off North Carolina, reports say The bite occurred around 4 p.m. on Bald Head Island, about 40 miles south of Wilmington, the village manager told local TV stations.        ...
14:17, 06/17/2019

North Carolina’s Special Election: When Do the Polls Close? Primary voters will thin a field of more than two dozen candidates running to replace Walter B. Jones Jr., a longtime congressman who died in February....
14:34, 04/30/2019

Hundreds Of Rats Removed From North Carolina Home Hundreds rats and an assortment of other animals were removed from a Cary, North Carolina home Tuesday. Several officials in white hazmat suits were seen entering and leaving the home with animal cage...
02:00, 07/11/2019

North Carolina Teen Injured In Shark Attack (NBC News) — A North Carolina teen is recovering in a hospital after a shark attacked her on Sunday. Paige Winter, 17, was swimming in Fort Macon when a shark bit her, severely injuring her hand...
17:00, 06/03/2019

North Carolina authorities: Kittens being thrown off highway NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say people have been throwing kittens off of two state highways, and some into the Neuse River below. News outlets report the Craven County SheriffR...
15:51, 06/19/2019

Trump endorses North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump has endorsed North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis, handing a significant political asset to the first-term Republican senator seeking reelection next year in the...
02:00, 06/26/2019

North Carolina beats Georgia Tech 10-2 for ACC title DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Aaron Sabato and Ashton McGee each hit two-run homers during a four-run sixth inning, and North Carolina won the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title by beating Georgia Tech ...
23:00, 05/26/2019

Gunman kills two, injures four at University of North Carolina, Charlotte A gunman reported to have been a student opened fire in a building at the University of North Carolina's Charlotte campus on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding four others, three of them critica...
09:34, 05/01/2019

Suspect Charged With Murder After North Carolina Campus Shooting The police charged a man with murder early on Wednesday after a gunman opened fire in a University of North Carolina (UNC) building during final exams, killing two people and wounding four....
12:34, 05/01/2019

Florida boy, 10, runs mile for fallen North Carolina officer A 10-year-old boy from Florida continued his mission to support law enforcement on Sunday by running a mile for a police officer in North Carolina that was killed during a traffic stop....
19:34, 05/09/2019

At least 2 dead, 4 injured in shooting at University of North Carolina at Charlotte A shooter killed two people and injured four others at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte on Tuesday night, causing a campus lockdown.        ...
02:51, 05/01/2019

North Carolina shooting suspect named in attack that killed two Several people seriously wounded at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, which has nearly 30,000 studentsSuspect Trystan Andrew Terrell, 22, taken into custodyPolice have named the suspect i...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Two dead, four injured in shooting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte A suspect reported to be a student has been arrested in a shooting that left two people dead and four others injured, three critically, on Tuesday at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, off...
05:00, 05/01/2019

UNC Charlotte is latest in a string of North Carolina campus shootings Since 2014, there have been at least seven other shootings on or near North Carolina colleges and universities.        ...
05:00, 05/01/2019

3rd Shark Attack in North Carolina This Month Injures 8-Year-Old Only three shark attacks were reported in the state in all of 2018, according to the International Shark Attack File. But experts say there is often year-to-year variation....
02:34, 06/18/2019

Multiple deaths in shooting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte The University of North Carolina, Charlotte campus was on lockdown Tuesday evening following reports of a shooting.        ...
02:51, 05/01/2019

Shark bites child in third North Carolina attack this season BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials say a shark bit an 8-year-old boy in what is now the third attack this season along the North Carolina coast. News outlets report the boy was swi...
16:00, 06/17/2019

Woley, Julien rally Auburn past North Carolina 11-7 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Rankin Woley had a 3-run double in the eighth inning, Edouard Julien a 3-run homer in the ninth and Auburn scored nine runs in the last two innings on Saturday to rally for an...
02:34, 06/09/2019

North Carolina teachers plan new rally to press demands North Carolina teachers didn't win the pay increases and other changes they sought last year, despite a rally that brought 20,000 people to the capital so they're marching again Wednesday....
19:51, 04/30/2019

Lowe’s announces Charlotte, North Carolina global tech hub CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Lowe’s has selected Charlotte, North Carolina, to house a 2,000-employee global tech hub. The city hopes the project will cement its reputation as a home for technological...
14:51, 06/28/2019

11-year-old North Carolina boy stops home invasion with a machete An intruder was stopped by an 11-year-old North Carolina boy wielding a machete. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
16:17, 06/18/2019

North Carolina teacher arrested on child pornography charge HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina fifth-grade teacher has been arrested on child pornography charges. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office says in a release that Stefan Wi...
12:17, 05/09/2019

Bulls draft North Carolina’s Coby White with No. 7 pick CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls drafted North Carolina point guard Coby White with the No. 7 overall pick on Thursday. Executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson had said the Bulls...
04:17, 06/21/2019

North Carolina burglar attacked by boy with machete flees hospital North Carolina police were hunting on Sunday for a suspected burglar who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete and later fled a hospital where he had sought treatment for a head wound be...
00:34, 06/17/2019

Accused gunman in North Carolina college shooting due in court A former student at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte was due to appear in court on Thursday, accused of murdering two students and attempting to kill others when he opened fire in a crowd...
20:51, 05/02/2019

Coast Guard rescues man from cruise ship off North Carolina HATTERAS, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard has helped take a man from a cruise ship to the mainland for a medical problem. The Coast Guard’s Portsmouth, Virginia, command center received a call Frida...
00:51, 06/16/2019

Tim Tebow meets North Carolina college shooting survivor A student who was wounded in a shooting at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte in April finally got to meet his hero in person before their game at BB&T Park in Charlotte....
20:00, 06/21/2019

North Carolina Senate debates bill to fix voter ID denials RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Voter ID legislation now goes before North Carolina’s Senate after the House eased rules around authenticating student and employee identification cards for use in next year...
14:34, 05/21/2019

North Carolina student died while tackling gunman to save others Riley Howell died in his classroom after charging a gunman who would kill him and another studentDavid Belnap stood on his North Carolina college campus aching from the latest US school shooting as he...
17:00, 05/02/2019

North Carolina Is Eyeing a Hyperloop One System for the Research Triangle North Carolina is the latest state to throw its hat into the Hyperloop One ring. Today, Virgin Hyperloop One announced that North Carolina’s Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA) was launching a pre-...
22:34, 07/12/2019

Barry Manilow gifts North Carolina high school $100,000 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Florence. News outlets report the band at East Duplin H...
17:34, 06/21/2019

He broke into a North Carolina home and was hit in the head with a machete. That was just the beginning A suspect in a North Carolina break-in who police say was hit in the head by an 11-year-old with a machete has been captured.        ...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, according to Tennessee investigators....
05:34, 05/28/2019

North Carolina officials cast spotlight on ‘zombie snakes’ Parks officials in North Carolina are alerting the public about a “zombie snake,” a mild-mannered critter indigenous to the state that often plays dead to defend itself from predators. The Eastern Hog...
21:34, 06/11/2019

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people—or one-tenth of the entire state’s population—to r...
22:51, 06/18/2019

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom Tillis. Democrat Cal Cunningham had been campaignin...
12:17, 06/17/2019

North Carolina sheriff won’t stop school-day license checks GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The new sheriff in one of North Carolina’s most populated counties says he won’t quit doing traffic stops even though activists say they could be targeting immigran...
13:17, 05/22/2019

University of North Carolina identifies victims in deadly shooting The University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Wednesday revealed the identities of the two people killed and four injured in a shooting that prompted an all-night lockdown lifted slightly before da...
17:17, 05/01/2019

Suspected North Carolina burglar caught after being fought off by boy with machete North Carolina police arrested a suspected burglar on Sunday who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete and sought treatment at a hospital for a head wound, but managed to flee before pol...
07:34, 06/17/2019

1-year-old killed when golf cart overturns in North Carolina A 1-year-old died Sunday after the golf cart he was riding in with his family hit a pothole which caused a steering malfunction before it overturned, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patr...
13:00, 05/28/2019

North Carolina man admits murdering Muslims, gets life in prison A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three young Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnatio...
23:51, 06/12/2019

North Carolina explores Hyperloop One system to connect the Triangle North Carolina may be a future destination for a Hyperloop One transit system. The company and several transit partners are exploring a hyperloop that could link Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the R...
00:00, 07/13/2019

North Carolina to Investigate After Concerns Raised at Children’s Hospital The state health secretary announced an inquiry after a report in The New York Times revealed doctors’ fears that children seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
02:17, 06/01/2019

North Carolina man charged with 1985 murder of top Hollywood director A North Carolina man has been charged in the long-unsolved murder of a top Hollywood television director and world-class bridge player who was found slain at his Los Angeles home in 1985, prosecutors ...
04:00, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Veto of North Carolina ‘born alive’ upheld RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on North Carolina’s “born alive’ abortion measure (all times local): 4:15 p.m. North Carolina Republican leaders have failed to override Democratic Go...
23:34, 06/05/2019

North Carolina Accuses Juul of Targeting Teens in Lawsuit North Carolina officials are suing Juul Labs, accusing the e-cigarette maker of targeting teenagers and misrepresenting the strength and health risks from the nicotine in its products....
06:17, 05/16/2019

North Carolina accuses JUUL of targeting children in lawsuit North Carolina filed a lawsuit against JUUL on Wednesday, accusing the e-cigarette maker of targeting children in its marketing and failing to clearly state the risks associated with the product....
04:51, 05/16/2019

Feds to test North Carolina election computers for hacking RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after a 2016 Election Day technical failure, federal computer sleuths will scour North Carolina polling equipment supplied by a company targeted by Russian mil...
19:17, 06/05/2019

Scientists found a tree in North Carolina that’s a jaw-dropping 2,624 years old Humans have a habit of shortening the lifespan of trees. We just love to cut them down, and we do so with startling efficiency, damaging or wiping out forests that have been around for centuries and s...
21:34, 05/10/2019

Victim of shooting at North Carolina university takes steps CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — One of the victims of a shooting at a North Carolina university has posted a video on social media showing him taking his first steps since last month’s incident. Drew Pes...
22:34, 05/14/2019

North Carolina company announces recall of frozen sausage WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials say a North Carolina-based food processor is recalling more than 800 pounds of ready-to-eat frozen andouille sausage which may be contaminated with metal. The U.S. ...
04:51, 06/25/2019

Military plane crashes in North Carolina; pilot ejects safely A military plane crashed near Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in North Carolina Monday evening, but no injuries or property damage was reported....
05:51, 05/21/2019

‘Zombie snake’ found in North Carolina can 'play dead,' officials say A snake that plays opossum? The eastern hognose snake is famous for flipping over on its back and playing dead, the North Carolina State Parks and Recreation said....
03:00, 06/11/2019

North Carolina animal rescue group wants old bras to save turtles Ladies, pull that old bra out of the trash; it just might save a life — a turtle’s life. An animal rescue group in North Carolina is appealing to Americans to send in their discarded bras. Carol...
20:17, 06/29/2019

Hero student who tackled North Carolina gunman remembered as 'selfless' The North Carolina college student credited with saving lives by tackling a gunman firing at his classmates was remembered on Sunday as a person who died, the way he lived, "putting others first."...
06:34, 05/06/2019

North Carolina man arrested for 1985 slaying of TV director Barry Crane Los Angeles police on Friday charged a North Carolina man with murder nearly 35 years after the slaying of prominent television director Barry Crane, law enforcement officials said....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Burned Down Colonial Tavern that May Have Doubled as a Brothel Found in North Carolina Archaeologists examining a recently discovered colonial tavern in eastern North Carolina were stunned to discover that when the 18th Century building burned to the ground a “treasure trove of merchand...
23:34, 06/16/2019

North Carolina man accused of Twitter threat to lynch Muslim lawyer A North Carolina man has been charged with anonymously threatening to lynch a Virginia-based Muslim political candidate by posting an image of a man hanging from a rope....
06:51, 07/04/2019

Mack Brown thinks North Carolina can beat Clemson this season Mack Brown has big plans for the first season of his second tenure at North Carolina. That includes beating national champion Clemson.        ...
05:00, 05/11/2019

North Carolina man pleads guilty to 2015 murders of three Muslim students Judge said Craig Stephen Hicks agreed as part of his plea to accept three consecutive life sentences without paroleA North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to gunning down three Muslim university stude...
00:17, 06/13/2019

Software firm may have exposed North Carolina to election hackers in 2016 Voting system security is problematic enough, but one company might have unintentionally laid out a welcome mat for hackers. Politico claims VR Systems, a voting software firm targeted by Russians, t...
23:34, 06/05/2019

North Carolina Attorney General sues Juul for targeting youth North Carolina's Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc on Wednesday, piling more pressure on the biggest U.S. e-cigarette maker that is already under intense scrutiny for its products...
00:51, 05/16/2019

North Carolina dad swept into ocean, dies trying to save kids, officials say A North Carolina father died Sunday after he was swept out in rough waters while trying to rescue four of his kids who were struggling off the coast. ...
06:51, 07/17/2019

Slain North Carolina college student awarded police honor CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police department has honored a college student who was killed when a gunman opened fire inside a classroom. News outlets report the family of UNC Charlotte stu...
02:00, 05/16/2019

North Carolina businessman will challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in Republican primary Garland S. Tucker III, chief executive of a Raleigh investment company, filed paperwork Monday with the Federal Election Commission to run against Tillis....
22:51, 05/06/2019

North Carolina lawyer Cheslie Kryst takes the Miss USA crown On Thursday, Cheslie Kryst of North Carolina was crowned Miss USA. The Wake Forest MBA works as an attorney who works to reduce sentences for inmates.        ...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Lockdown lifted at North Carolina university after shooter kills two, wounds four The University of North Carolina at Charlotte lifted a campus lockdown on Wednesday morning, a day after a gunman killed two people and wounded four on the school's last day of classes for the semeste...
15:34, 05/01/2019

North Carolina Politician Abruptly Resigns, Saying He's Been Subjected to Homophobic Bullying Jerry Windle, a former town council member of Morrisville, NC, abruptly resigned his position this week, saying he had been the victim of intense, homophobic bullying over the past several years....
05:51, 05/17/2019

North Carolina to hold congressional primary after race tainted by fraud North Carolina voters on Tuesday will start the process of picking a new Republican candidate for Congress after state officials ordered a rerun of a November 2018 race marred by an absentee-ballot fr...
16:51, 05/14/2019

Slain North Carolina student gets Purple Heart, Bronze Star WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A University of North Carolina student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded the highest military honors. Tw...
15:00, 05/24/2019

'Heart-wrenching' - Profiles of the University of North Carolina shooting victims Riley Howell loved "Star Wars," snowboarding and his high school sweetheart, Lauren - but most of all, his family said, the 21-year-old student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte loved t...
03:17, 05/02/2019

North Carolina lawyer Cheslie Kryst named Miss USA 2019 A 27-year-old lawyer from North Carolina who represents some prison inmates for free won the Miss USA title Thursday. Cheslie Kryst describes herself as a “weird kid” with a “unibrow” who’s now part o...
07:51, 05/03/2019

Legal battle over U.S. gerrymandering shifts to North Carolina as trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy ...
22:34, 07/15/2019

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy ...
00:17, 07/16/2019

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republica...
12:17, 07/10/2019

Bizarre deep-sea tubeworms discovered off North Carolina: Popped out 'like a jack in the box' A bizarre deep-sea tubeworm has been discovered off the coast of North Carolina, the first time the creature has ever been found this far north in the Atlantic Ocean....
20:51, 05/09/2019

Student hailed hero for tackling North Carolina university gunman A student killed in the North Carolina university shooting has been hailed a hero after it emerged that he tackled the gunman and attempted to disarm him....
10:34, 05/02/2019

Suspect in killing of three North Carolina Muslims expected to plead guilty A man charged with killing three North Carolina Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama is expected to plead guilty to murder charges next week, a spokeswoman ...
03:17, 06/08/2019

North Carolina man charged with animal cruelty after killing turtle in video Police say they were notified of the disturbing video via Facebook, with notices coming from as far away as South Africa.        ...
03:34, 06/07/2019

Student who confronted North Carolina gunman to be buried with military honors The slain student hailed as a hero for tackling a gunman during last week's shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) will be buried on Sunday with full military honors....
20:34, 05/05/2019

Student drowns in private lake across from high school in North Carolina A ninth grade student in North Carolina has been pronounced dead after it was revealed he drowned while swimming with classmates on Friday afternoon....
22:17, 05/19/2019

State senator wins North Carolina congressional primary in redo North Carolina State Sen. Dan Bishop won the Republican nomination in the 9th congressional district in a special election Tuesday after last year's results were thrown out because of fraud allegation...
07:00, 05/15/2019

University of North Carolina at Charlotte updates: Who are the victims? The suspected shooter? The latest: The alleged gunman has been identified as a former student Trystan Andrew Terrell. A vigil is planned for Wednesday. Exams are postponed.        ...
12:00, 05/01/2019

In North Carolina special, national questions intrude on local issues WADESBORO, North Carolina — By the end of the summer, towns such as this will be flooded with national reporters covering the special election for the 9th Congressional District....
23:17, 07/05/2019

North Carolina man arrested in 1985 slaying of TV director Barry Crane Los Angeles police on Friday charged a North Carolina man with murder nearly 35 years after the slaying of prominent television director Barry Crane, law enforcement officials said....
17:34, 05/11/2019

North Carolina Student Fought, Tried To Disarm Gunman, Saved Lives: Cops A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by charging the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top......
12:51, 05/02/2019

University of North Carolina student killed in campus shooting hailed as hero A North Carolina college student tackled a gunman who opened fire in his classroom, saving others’ lives but losing his own in the process, police said Wednesday....
00:51, 05/02/2019

North Carolina woman found dead inside home leveled by blast Charlotte Fire Department said a woman's body was found nearly seven hours after the July 2 blast was reported by a man trapped in the home.        ...
18:34, 07/03/2019

Trump to hold 2020 rally in North Carolina on day of Robert Mueller’s testimony Trump has frequently criticized Democrats’ efforts to get Mueller to testify. The president tweeted Tuesday that “this Witch Hunt must now end,” adding, “No more Do Overs.”...
14:00, 07/03/2019

North Carolina man charged with attempted murder after attacking ex-girlfriend with machete: police A North Carolina man is charged with two counts of attempted murder after attacking his ex-girlfriend and another person during a domestic dispute Sunday, police said. ...
11:34, 06/27/2019

North Carolina day care closing after children wander off, found on busy highway A day care in North Carolina is set to close after six of the children being cared for at the center wandered away from teachers in December and onto a busy highway, officials said Monday....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Ex-NFL quarterback Anthony Wright shot multiple times in North Carolina, police say Former NFL quarterback Anthony Wright was hospitalized Monday after being shot multiple times stemming from a verbal altercation with his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend, police said....
05:51, 07/03/2019

Florida man arrested 47 years after North Carolina mom was found murdered beside her shivering baby North Carolina’s oldest cold case has been solved after new DNA technology helped lead to the arrest of a homeless Florida man for the 1972 killing of a woman found bound and shot beside her 4-month-o...
20:34, 05/02/2019

North Carolina Village Used as District 12 in Hunger Games Movie Now a ‘Historic Place’ (RALEIGH, N.C.) — What would the folks in the Capitol think? District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Henry River Mill Village, which served as the home of the three m...
03:17, 06/22/2019

North Carolina shark attack victim’s father reveals how he saved daughter: 'I hit it with everything I could' The father of a 17-year-old girl who was attacked by a shark earlier this month opened up about the horrifying incident and detailed how he freed the teen from the fish’s jaws....
03:17, 06/16/2019

Teen girl bitten by shark at North Carolina state park beach ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — A park ranger says a 17-year-old girl was bitten by a shark at a North Carolina beach and suffered severe injuries. Fort Macon State Park ranger Paul Terry tells WCTI-TV that th...
07:17, 06/03/2019

Slain North Carolina college student confronted gunman, saved lives A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by tackling the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top law ...
03:17, 05/02/2019

Kentucky Fried Chicken in North Carolina explodes, blast caught on camera (NBCNEWS) – Surveillance video caught the moment a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in North Carolina exploded, reducing it to rubble. The explosion happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in Eden,...
06:17, 07/13/2019

Accused gunman in North Carolina college shooting skips court appearance A former student at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte waived his right to a court appearance on Thursday, a prosecutor said, after police say the suspect opened fire in a crowded classroom...
00:00, 05/03/2019

North Carolina Republicans to Pick Candidate for Congress in Fraud-Tainted District State officials ordered a new election in the Ninth Congressional District, so Republicans must select one of 10 candidates in the last unsettled House race of the midterms....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans misled a federal court to avoid a special election....
23:34, 06/06/2019

North Carolina Film Office denies that tax screw-ups are what killed the Swamp Thing Earlier this week, the minds behind the DC Universe streaming service made a somewhat surprising announcement: The Swamp Thing TV show, initially presented as one of the big flagship series of the sup...
06:34, 06/09/2019

North Carolina coach Mack Brown has knee replacement surgery done by former player North Carolina Tar Heels football coach Mack Brown underwent knee replacement surgery Monday and the operation was done by one of his former players, the team announced....
19:17, 06/04/2019

A small plane crashed into a North Carolina home, killing the pilot and one resident Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another.        ...
15:34, 06/28/2019

Trump slams progressive congresswomen at fiery 'MAGA' rally in North Carolina President Trump, at a fiery "Make America Great Again" campaign rally Wednesday night in Greenville, North Carolina, blasted three progressive congresswomen, Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rashida Tla...
02:34, 07/18/2019

North Carolina lawsuit against Juul creates new legal fight for maker of e-cigarettes The suit, filed in state court, alleges that Juul caused addiction in consumers by “deceptively downplaying the potency and danger of the nicotine” and employed advertising campaigns that targeted peo...
02:51, 05/16/2019

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina beach baffles experts A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and is asking for the public’s help. A passerby found the “we...
23:34, 06/06/2019

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina shore has experts puzzled A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and has asked for the public’s help....
17:00, 06/04/2019

Teacher charged with threatening to ‘shoot up’ her school in North Carolina North Carolina teacher Kristen Thompson was arrested Tuesday after abruptly resigning days earlier from Pathways Elementary School in Hillsborough.        ...
22:51, 05/22/2019

Voters in North Carolina’s 9th District to choose nominees in do-over election after fraud scandal Ten candidates are facing off in the Republican special primary to replace 2018 nominee Mark Harris on the ballot. Dan McCready is running unopposed on the Democratic side....
17:34, 05/14/2019

U.S. battle over partisan electoral maps to face major test in North Carolina After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled federal judges cannot curb partisan gerrymandering, reform advocates vowed to take their fight to state courts that retain the power to police the practice of drawin...
14:34, 07/12/2019

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in possible hate crime The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students pleaded guilty Wednesday, four years after the slayings.        ...
18:17, 06/12/2019

Bomb-making materials found in boxes for homeless donated to church in North Carolina Authorities found bomb-making materials inside donated boxes designated to benefit the homeless at a warehouse near a church in North Carolina, according to a report....
00:00, 06/28/2019

Man indicted on murder and other charges in shooting at a North Carolina university that killed 2 students, wounded 4 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Man indicted on murder and other charges in shooting at a North Carolina university that killed 2 students, wounded 4....
00:34, 05/08/2019

North Carolina Women’s Basketball Coach Faces Complaints of Racially Insensitive Comments Sylvia Hatchell was placed on leave after players’ families complained to university officials, according to two people with direct knowledge of the accusations....
05:51, 05/01/2019

Jewel found in ruins of Colonial-era North Carolina tavern reveals coded message Archaeologists say that the pea-sized bead, first thought to be a clump of dirt, would've been used by American rebels to signal opposition to King George III....
18:34, 07/11/2019

Opinion: Why Mack Brown's return to North Carolina at age 67 makes perfect sense Mack Brown was out of coaching for five seasons and at age 67 it seemed his career was over. But his return to North Carolina makes perfect sense.       ...
16:17, 07/17/2019

North Carolina shark attack victim who had leg amputated says marine life 'are still good people' The North Carolina teenager who had to get her leg amputated after being attacked by a shark over the weekend said Monday that she has a long recovery ahead, but still has respect for marine life....
18:51, 06/04/2019

Crowd Chants ‘Send Her Back!’ at President Trump’s Combative North Carolina Rally (GREENVILLE, N.C.) — Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally Wednesday into an extended dissection of the liberal views...
08:34, 07/18/2019

North Carolina father punches shark in the face to save teen daughter, who loses her leg When Paige Winter, 17, was attacked by a shark, her dad, Charlie Winter, punched the shark repeatedly. Paige survived but had her leg amputated.        ...
01:34, 06/05/2019

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses w...
02:34, 06/06/2019

North Carolina zinc plant fire forces evacuations as sulfuric acid released into the air A raging fire at a zinc production plant in North Carolina forced the evacuations of residents and firefighters Monday after sulfuric acid began spewing into the atmosphere....
15:00, 04/29/2019

North Carolina Man Sues Hardees for Civil Rights Violations for Shorting Him on Hash Rounds If you look at the menu for Hardees’ breakfast platter—as you might be wont to do if you were craving a quick, affordable morning meal—you’ll notice that along with two slices of bacon, two scrambled ...
02:51, 07/01/2019

North Carolina county euthanizes family’s dog by mistake, offers $300 and replacement animal from shelter The North Carolina Department of Agriculture is investigating after a family’s pet dog was euthanized by mistake by a county-run animal shelter, according to reports....
19:17, 06/15/2019

North Carolina man charged with murdering Missouri officer shot while responding to call: police A 26-year-old man from North Carolina has been charged with murder for shooting and killing a Missouri officer who was responding to a call in Louis County on Sunday, police said Monday....
01:00, 06/25/2019

Convicted North Carolina felon faked degree to become high school teacher, officials say A 40-year-old North Carolina man has been arrested and charged after allegedly submitting forged documents to obtain a position as a high school teacher....
01:00, 06/27/2019

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
08:51, 05/30/2019

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state...
02:17, 06/28/2019

Teen girl survives shark bite at North Carolina beach, suffers severe injuries The 17-year-old marine life advocate, Paige Winter, suffered injuries to her leg, pelvic, and hand areas.        ...
18:34, 06/03/2019

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jone...
11:34, 07/10/2019

Slain North Carolina college student confronted gunman, saved lives: police chief A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by charging the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top poli...
22:17, 05/01/2019

North Carolina man clad only in tennis shoes told deputies he took ‘date rape’ drug: police A North Carolina man wearing nothing but tennis shoes in a Kentucky parking lot Tuesday morning told deputies he had taken the “date rape” drug before they arrested him, police said.  ...
15:51, 07/17/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 U.S. House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" won a decisive victory on Tuesday in a special primary to choose the Republican nominee for a rerun of a 201...
06:51, 05/15/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" was headed for victory on Tuesday in a special primary to choose the Republican nominee for a rerun of a 201...
05:17, 05/15/2019

Girl loses 'one leg above the knee' in North Carolina shark attack, father punched fish 5 times: grandmother A teenage girl who lost part of her leg and suffered severe hand injuries after a shark attack at a North Carolina beach Sunday was freed from the fish's jaws when her father jumped into the fray and ...
17:34, 06/03/2019

Held for More Than a Year in a Men’s Prison, North Carolina Finally Agrees to Transfer Trans Inmate to Women’s Facility After holding a trans woman inmate for more than a year in a men’s prison, North Carolina has announced that it will finally move Kanautica Zayre-Brown to a women’s facility....
18:00, 05/28/2019

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of “born-alive” abortion bill upheld in Republican-led legislature RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of “born-alive” abortion bill upheld in Republican-led legislature....
23:34, 06/05/2019

Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst Crowned Miss USA 2019 And the winner of the Miss USA 2019 pageant is... Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst! On Wednesday, the beauty queen beat 50 other contestants to capture the coveted title at the 68th......
04:34, 05/03/2019

Miss USA 2019: 5 Things to Know About Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to meet your new Miss USA. Earlier tonight, Nick Lachey and Vanessa Lachey hosted the annual beauty pageant live from the Grand Sierra Resort and......
08:34, 05/03/2019

'0-0-0-0' lottery drawing breaks North Carolina record with $7.8 million in winnings In the largest amount ever won in a single drawing in the game – $7.8 million – 2,014 winning tickets were sold in Saturday's Carolina Pick 4.        ...
22:51, 06/24/2019

How's this for good fortune? North Carolina man wins $344.6M Powerball with numbers from a fortune cookie A North Carolina man said he chose the winning Powerball numbers from a fortune cookie his stepdaughter had years ago.        ...
07:51, 06/05/2019

Alive before Jesus' birth, a 2600-year-old tree in North Carolina is one of USA's oldest While wars and storms roar around it, the tree has been alive for over 2,600 years, quietly growing along the banks of a river near Raleigh.        ...
21:00, 05/10/2019

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Growing secrecy a setback for stakeholders The auto industry is becoming increasingly secretive about information, such as monthly sales reports, that could help stakeholders make smart decisions about their investments....
08:34, 05/06/2019

North Carolina hires Princeton's Courtney Banghart to replace Syliva Hatchell as women's basketball coach Banghart replaces Sylvia Hatchell, a Hall of Fame coach who resigned April 18 after an external investigation.        ...
23:34, 04/30/2019

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former counsel....
08:34, 05/21/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling p...
01:00, 05/24/2019

End of 'Avengers' movies cloaked in high-level Hollywood secrecy Walt Disney Co's Marvel Studios went to great lengths to keep the plot of the movie "Avengers: Endgame" under wraps until its highly anticipated debut in theaters this week, the stars and directors sa...
20:00, 04/28/2019

UNC Charlotte's 'worst day': Former student kills 2, injures 4 in shooting at North Carolina university Police on Tuesday night identified the shooter as Trystan Andrew Terrell, 22, who, according to school records, was last enrolled in fall 2018.        ...
12:00, 05/01/2019

North Carolina dad on teen driver in crash that killed his son: 'I'm just praying for her' "I don't even know the girl's name," the father, Scott Belue, said. "I'm just praying for her, and I love her."        ...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Expansion of Secrecy Law for Intelligence Operatives Alarms Free Press Advocates The C.I.A. wants the law to protect the identities of more covert officers and informants, citing its defunct torture program and groups like WikiLeaks....
05:34, 07/11/2019

Canadian man accused of spying for China tangled in prolonged secrecy disputes It has been more than five years since Qing "Quentin" Huang was arrested in Burlington, Ont., following an RCMP-led investigation called Project Seascape....
18:17, 06/28/2019

HBO’s new Chernobyl mini-series shows how good science is undermined by secrecy Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO When reactor four at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded in April 1986 outside of Pripyat, Ukraine, the whole world watched in horror as tidbits of informa...
20:17, 05/06/2019

Multi-millionaire businessman who paid off sex accusers wins secrecy order A multi-millionaire businessman has been allowed to remain anonymous after he faced sexual harassment and assault allegations in an employment case, it has been reported....
10:51, 07/06/2019

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead Talks on getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons are at risk because the United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, North Korea said on Tues...
11:51, 07/16/2019

North Korea says nuclear talks with U.S. at risk if South Korea military drills happen North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Washington's pattern of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" was leading Pyongyang to reconsider its own commitments to discontinue tests of nuclear weapons a...
08:17, 07/17/2019

One Of The NL's Best Sluggers Isn't On The All-Star Ballot Brand-new Cincinnati Red Derek Dietrich is smashing the hell out of the baseball in the early part of the season, quickly going from Marlins Castoff On Minor League Contract to elite pinch-hitting thr...
20:51, 05/29/2019

Far-right's influence fills EU election ballot boxes Compared to national elections, it's always more difficult getting voters to cast a ballot in EU polls. While the upcoming vote is no different, the chance to fend off the far-right put a crack in Eur...
03:51, 05/18/2019

‘Magic Mushroom’ Decriminalization On Denver Ballot DENVER (AP) — Denver is deciding this week whether to become the first U.S. city to decriminalize the psychedelic substance in “magic mushrooms.” A citizen-led initiative appearing on ball...
21:17, 05/06/2019

In elections why do we use a pencil, rather than a pen, to mark the ballot paper? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsMillions of people have just voted in the Euro...
14:34, 05/28/2019

Heupel, Peppers, Romo on college HOF ballot Josh Heupel, Julius Peppers and Tony Romo are among several candidates making their first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year....
20:34, 06/03/2019

Gender Gap Closes When Everyone’s on the Ballot, Study Shows Though white men still dominate the political arena disproportionately, new research shows that when women and people of color are on the ballot, they win just as often....
12:17, 06/24/2019

Netanyahu could face election rematch after ballot he said he won Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quick to declare himself winner of last month's Israeli election, but he now has until Wednesday to appease an erstwhile ally, form a government and avoid a possi...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Another ballot win for Johnson as 'underdog' Stewart surprises Boris Johnson has again secured a comprehensive victory in the latest ballot of Conservative MPs to choose their new party leader and the UK's next prime minister....
16:51, 06/19/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and child-advocacy groups....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook fined for violating German transparency law German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.26 million) for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform, a violation of the country's la...
14:34, 07/02/2019

Assange hit with new charges for allegedly violating Espionage Act WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday was slapped with new criminal charges of allegedly violating the Espionage Act by conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to illeg...
05:00, 05/24/2019

| US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he is a jo...
12:17, 05/24/2019

US charges Julian Assange with violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors have charged WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange with 17 more criminal counts, including accusations that he violated the Espionage Act. The US charged him last month with conspira...
22:51, 05/23/2019

Next Tory MP ballot to narrow the field in race for Number 10 At least one Conservative leadership hopeful will be eliminated from the race to succeed Theresa May today, as the parliamentary stage of the contest nears its end....
04:17, 06/18/2019

Michigan AG: Lame-duck ballot drive law is unconstitutional LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s attorney general says a lame-duck law making it harder to put proposals on the statewide ballot is unconstitutional. Democrat Dana Nessel’s opinion Wednesd...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Japan's Parties Seek Gains With Women on the Ballot Political parties in Japan are campaigning for greater freedoms for women and putting record numbers of women on the ballot in a national election this month, seizing on the momentum of the country’s ...
17:34, 07/15/2019

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Ste...
22:17, 05/30/2019

Last Day To Request Mail-In Absentee Ballot For Primary Election Is May 14 FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky secretary of state is reminding voters that the final day to request a mail-in absentee ballot for the May 21 primary election is Tuesday, May 14. “K...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Polish nationalists win EU vote, set stage for national ballot Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) surged to a clear victory in Sunday's European Parliament vote, a stamp of approval for the party's nationalist, eurosceptic platform before a national elec...
11:51, 05/27/2019

A Ballot Measure Could Help Los Angeles Schools, but Will Voters Support It? Wednesday: An update on the L.A. teachers’ strike; a proposal to stop unconstitutional abortion restrictions; and Michelin restaurant picks sans stars....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Ukraine's president-elect fined $32 for showing his ballot When Ukraine's would-be president Volodymyr Zelenskiy showed his ballot to a swarm of TV and photo cameras on election day, little did he know that he would not only win the vote by a landslide — but ...
17:17, 05/13/2019

Germany: Merkel partners set ballot on new leader this fall German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-left coalition partner on Monday decided to ballot its 440,000 members this fall on who the party’s new leader or leaders will be, a decision that may determin...
17:51, 06/24/2019

Spain's Socialists win EU ballot, local vote fragmented Spain's Socialists won most votes in European and local elections on Sunday in a series of ballots that boosted their ambitions to target a top EU job in Brussels but highlighted how deeply fragmented...
02:51, 05/27/2019

Watchdog accuses Ivanka Trump of violating Hatch Act A national watchdog group on Thursday asked the federal government to investigate whether first daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump violated the Hatch Act by using her Twitter account to pro...
20:00, 06/20/2019

New York man arrested after calling 911 to say he was violating his probation, sheriff says A 62-year-old man has been arrested for alleged probation violations in New York after authorities said he called 911 and told them he was violating his probation....
22:00, 07/01/2019

Group accuses EU internet providers of violating net neutrality The European Union has had net neutrality regulations in place since 2016, but some are concerned that internet service providers are playing fast and loose with those rules. A group of 45 advocate o...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Facebook Fined EUR 2 Million for Violating German Transparency Law German authorities have fined Facebook EUR 2 million for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform....
16:17, 07/02/2019

RBI Penalises HDFC Bank For Violating Know Your Customer Norms The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a fine of Rs 1 crore on private sector lender HDFC Bank for violating norms related to know your customer....
12:00, 06/19/2019

Russia 'probably' violating nuclear test ban treaty, top US official says Claim by Lt Gen Robert Ashley draws scepticism as nuclear test watchdog says monitoring system has detected nothing unusualThe head of the US defence intelligence agency has claimed that Russia has “p...
02:17, 05/30/2019

UK Conservatives face ballot glitch in vote for new prime minister LONDON — Members of Britain’s Conservative Party have started receiving their postal ballots in the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, amid concern that some people have ...
14:51, 07/06/2019

Analysis: Obamacare's fate will be at stake at 2020 ballot box as well as in court The extended battle over the Affordable Care Act will push deeper into uncharted waters Tuesday, when lawyers from a coalition of Republican-controlled states and the Trump administration argue for ov...
00:00, 07/10/2019

India’s Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Election Commission has rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of Thursday’s vote-counting to determine the outcome of...
11:51, 05/22/2019

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, with the money to be spent quick...
23:51, 06/27/2019

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vot...
07:00, 05/28/2019

Johnson comfortably wins first ballot of Tory leadership contest Boris Johnson has comfortably won the first round of the Conservative leadership contest, as the frontrunner easily cleared the first hurdle to becoming Britain's next prime minister....
14:51, 06/13/2019

India's Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims India's Election Commission rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of the counting of votes Thursday that will determine the outcome of the country's mammo...
11:00, 05/22/2019

Microsoft's new software detects hacking, tracks ballot through the system Microsoft Corp. has launched new software that makes it more difficult to hack elections, detects whether a cyber intrusion has occurred and determines whether the results are compromised....
01:34, 05/07/2019

EU presses Iran to stop violating nuclear deal 'without delay' European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal have urged Tehran to stop enriching and stockpiling uranium. After the US pulled out of the 2015 accord, Iran has said it will continue enrichment until s...
19:34, 07/09/2019

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act in the publishing of military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he....
04:34, 05/24/2019

UK is violating human rights by leaving families to starve, report says The UK government is violating its obligations to ensure families have enough food to live on, according to a damning new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW)....
02:00, 05/21/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused of violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of violating the Espionage Act as part of a new indictment charging him on 17 counts in addition to the single count unsealed in early Apri...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Case Filed Against AAP's Gopal Rai For Violating Model Code Of Conduct A case was filed against Delhi Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Gopal Rai for violating the Model Code of Conduct by distributing pamphlets without permission from the election authorities, a......
04:17, 04/29/2019

Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior....
13:34, 05/24/2019

Amazon Accused of Violating Kids' Privacy With Smart Speakers Amazon improperly records and preserves the conversations of young users through its Echo Dot Kids devices, according to a coalition of privacy and child-advocacy groups....
10:17, 05/09/2019

Atlanta prosecutors accuse Iranian scientist of violating US sanctions Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to the US for a prestigious visiting scientist positi...
18:51, 07/07/2019

Iran Trying To "Blackmail" World By Violating Nuclear Deal: Israel Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused Iran of breaching the nuclear deal in order to "blackmail" the international community into relieving economic pressure on the Islamic......
03:17, 07/03/2019

NATO gives Russia 5 weeks to destroy missiles violating INF Treaty NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gave Russia five weeks to destroy ground-launched missiles that violate a treaty with the United States banning certain short- and intermediate-range missiles....
06:00, 06/26/2019

China fines Ford's Changan JV $24 mln for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator on Wednesday said it was imposing a 162.8 million yuan ($23.55 million) fine on Ford Motor Co's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group for violating anti-monopoly law....
05:51, 06/05/2019

French lawsuit accuses Google of violating EU privacy rules PARIS (AP) — A leading French consumer group has filed a class-action lawsuit accusing Google of violating the European Union’s landmark 2018 privacy rules. In its filing Wednesday, the UFC Que ...
16:17, 06/26/2019

Real Housewives' Luann de Lesseps Taken Into Custody for Violating Probation Luann de Lesseps was taken into custody Thursday morning for allegedly violating her probation. She has since been released. According to documents obtained by E! News, The Real......
20:17, 05/23/2019

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international watchdog that monitors signs of nuclear testing has s...
07:17, 05/31/2019

Wimbledon 2020 ballot: How to get tickets for next year's tennis tournament There's nothing that says 'Great British Summer' quite like Wimbledon, and for the past week, we've been glued to our screens watching in awe at some of the most talented players in the game....
14:51, 07/08/2019

Tim Couch Named to 2020 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. –   For the second straight season, former Kentucky quarterback Tim Couch has been named to the ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Fo...
00:34, 06/04/2019

Protesters in Moscow Demand Inclusion of Opposition Candidates on Election Ballot (MOSCOW) — Around 1,000 people have gathered in central Moscow to demand that opposition candidates be included on ballots for an upcoming city parliament election in September. The rally was bi...
18:51, 07/14/2019

California bill: President Trump won't appear on ballot unless he releases tax returns California lawmakers are attempting to force presidential candidates to publicly disclose their tax returns — a move that could bar President Donald Trump from appearing on the state's prim...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Polish nationalists win EU vote, set stage for national ballot: exit poll Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) came out ahead in Sunday's European Parliament vote, seen as a test of the party's nationalist, euroskeptic platform before a national election later in the...
08:34, 05/27/2019

County Recorder: Sanctuary city petition meets requirements to be placed on ballot TUCSON – The Old Pueblo has taken a major step in becoming the first sanctuary city in the state after the Pima County Recorder’s Office officially certified that the initiative had met it...
03:17, 07/16/2019

Fund for sacked Israel Folau taken down for violating GoFundMe's rules An online fundraising page by sacked former Wallabies full-back Israel Folau has been taken down for violating GoFundMe's terms of service, the crowdfunding platform has said....
09:17, 06/24/2019

Trump accuses John Kerry of violating federal law with Iran dealings WASHINGTON — President Trump accused former Secretary of State John Kerry of violating federal law by siding with Iran over US interests — and said he should be prosecuted for it. “You know, John Kerr...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Google faces a huge fine for allegedly violating privacy rules Last year, the European Union adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) designed to boost privacy rights in the union. Under this regulation, companies in the EU cannot use a consumer's pe...
06:51, 05/23/2019

Facebook is violating our privacy. Where are the cops? | Sarah Miller and Matt Stoller A company whose motto has been ‘Move Fast and Break Things’ cannot be relied upon to admit wrongdoingIn 2011, the Federal Trade Commission settled charges with Facebook that the social networking gian...
16:17, 05/08/2019

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person suspended or locked out of their account for breaking the ...
23:17, 06/27/2019

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnin...
20:17, 06/07/2019

Colts OT Antonio Garcia suspended for violating NFL performance-enhancing drug policy A former third-round pick by the New England Patriots in 2017, Antonio Garcia spent the second half of last season on the Indianapolis practice squad.       ...
23:17, 06/10/2019

NBA player Tyreke Evans banned 2 years for violating league’s drug policy INDIANAPOLIS — The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. The league announced that Evans had been dismissed and disqualified ...
01:17, 05/18/2019

Nancy Pelosi Sends House Into Chaos by Violating Worst Rule in Congress Any regular reader of Splinter will know that we are generally not big fans of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But credit where credit is due: On Tuesday, Pelosi—either inadvertently or purposefully—expos...
02:00, 07/17/2019

China fines Ford's Changan venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator said it has fined Ford's joint venture with Changan Automobile Group $23.55 million for violating anti-monopoly law....
23:17, 06/05/2019

Tory leadership race: Contest to narrow down as MPs hold first ballot after intense week of pitches The race to become the next prime minister is set to narrow as Conservative MPs hold the first ballot of the contest following an intense week of leadership pitches....
02:34, 06/13/2019

Uefa Champions League Final tickets: Prices, ballot and sale date confirmed Tickets for the 2018-19 Champions League Final will be available via a ballot system with the most expensive seats priced at €600 (£513), Uefa has confirmed....
12:00, 05/08/2019

Scaramucci challenges Dems: 'Go beat him at the ballot box,' predicts Trump will 'annihilate' Dem nominee in 2020 Former Trump White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci took off his partisan hat Friday saying the president will "annihilate" the Democratic presidential candidate in 2020 before challen...
22:00, 05/04/2019

Blue states push to remove Trump from 2020 ballot if he doesn't release tax returns Bills have been introduced in 17 states that would keep President Trump off their election ballots in 2020 unless he releases his tax returns to the public....
21:51, 04/29/2019

Opinion: Tony Stewart's first ballot selection to NASCAR Hall of Fame a no-brainer Three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart is joined in the class of 2020 by Joe Gibbs, Bobby Labonte, Buddy Baker and Waddell Wilson.        ...
04:17, 05/23/2019

Tony Romo, Julius Peppers, Josh Heupel on College Football Hall of Fame ballot Former Dallas Cowboys and Eastern Illinois quarterback Tony Romo is among the players on the ballot for the 2020 class of the College Football Hall of Fame....
19:34, 06/03/2019

Tory leadership campaigns: 1922 Committee confirms 10 candidates on ballot for first vote – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including closure of leadership nominations and campaign launchesMatt Hancock’s launch - SummaryDominic Raab’s launch - SummaryJere...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Dominic Raab knocked out in second Tory leadership ballot as Boris Johnson edges closer to No10 Dominic Raab has been eliminated from the Tory leadership race in the latest ballot of MPs, with five candidates remaining in the battle to become the next Prime Minister....
19:34, 06/18/2019

Wimbledon 2019 tickets: How to watch the tennis on Centre Court, see the final and enter the 2020 ballot The most prestigious event of the tennis calendar is back for another year as Wimbledon gets underway, and it promises to be a fortnight of entertainment and drama in SW19....
08:00, 06/28/2019

“Democracy is in retreat.” Why Now? "Democracy today is battered and weakened." That sounds like a political statement ... until you consider the source, and the evidence. See and hear it for yourself in this Chart of the Day....
11:51, 07/11/2019

Nonfiction: What, Exactly, Do We Mean by ‘Democracy’ Anyway? In “Democracy May Not Exist, but We’ll Miss It When It’s Gone,” Astra Taylor examines the ways, both good and bad, the concept has been defended, defined and put into practice....
01:51, 05/08/2019

China fines Ford's Changan joint venture $24 million for violating anti-monopoly law China's State Administration for Market Regulation fined the joint venture between Ford Motor and Changan Automobile Group 162.8 million yuan for violating anti-monopoly law....
06:00, 06/05/2019

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency on Thursday recommended that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of f...
20:00, 06/13/2019

Russia likely violating nuclear test ban treaty by conducting secret operations on island, officials say Russia is likely violating an international treaty banning nuclear tests by conducting secret operations on remote islands above the Arctic Circle, a U.S. intelligence assessment revealed Wednesday....
20:00, 05/29/2019

Facebook Bans Far-Right Figures Including Alex Jones for Violating Hate Speech Policies (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. said it’s banning a number of controversial far-right figures, including Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and Laura Loomer, for violating the social-media company&...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Michigan attorney general: Republican-backed lame-duck law making it harder for ballot drives is unconstitutional LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan attorney general: Republican-backed lame-duck law making it harder for ballot drives is unconstitutional....
23:17, 05/22/2019

Tory leadership news LIVE: Boris Johnson takes giant leap towards Number 10 after another major win in fifth ballot Boris Johnson has taken his biggest leap yet towards Number 10, after gaining more than 50 per cent of the votes in the ballot for the final two of the Tory leadership contest....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Phillies Outfielder Odubel Herrera Suspended For Remainder Of MLB Season For Violating Domestic Violence Policy Days after prosecutors dropped domestic violence charges against Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera, Major League Baseball announced that Herrera has been suspended for 85 games....
11:19, 07/06/2019

Ex-Ohio State football assistant Zach Smith arrested for allegedly violating protection order Former Ohio State football assistant coach Zach Smith was jailed Thursday after allegedly violating a protection order at his children's school.        ...
19:17, 05/10/2019

Alternate social media site rolls out new technique to squash extremist content without violating First Amendment As prominent social media platforms from Facebook to Twitter to YouTube wrestle with how to stop jihadists, neo-Nazis and other extremists from disseminating their dangerous content online – without i...
21:34, 07/10/2019

Iran has threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels within a week after violating the 2015 nuclear deal Reuters On top of announcing it's violated the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran on Monday threatened to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels by July 7 if it does not receive sanctions relief. This came ami...
04:17, 07/02/2019

Police in Las Vegas pulled over a driver suspected of violating carpool-lane rules. His excuse was that he had a body in the back. George Frey/Reuters A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper initiated a traffic stop on suspicion that a motorist was driving alone in the carpool lane on Monday. The driver claimed the body of a deceased pe...
13:51, 07/04/2019

The rise of the deepfake and the threat to democracy They started out as a joke – doctored videos of celebrities doing unlikely things [, from a Nicolas Cage cameo in Friends to Mark Zuckerberg boasting about ‘stolen’ data]. But as the technology improv...
09:34, 06/22/2019

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submission, media experts say....
14:17, 06/05/2019

Turkey: Is mob violence undermining democracy? Opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was attacked by an angry mob in public and nearly killed — the latest in a spate of such violence. What does the incident say about the political culture in ...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Turkish democracy is still alive The Turkish opposition's victory over the ruling party in Istanbul’s rerun election is an important victory for democracy. It also sets the stage for a possible shift in the country's politics, writes...
06:17, 06/24/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally legitimate, says Alexander Görlach....
17:51, 06/12/2019

Brexit news latest LIVE: Tory leadership contenders Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt and others brace for first ballot of election The race to become the next prime minister is set to narrow as Conservative MPs hold the first ballot of the contest following an intense week of leadership pitches....
10:51, 06/13/2019

As Floods Hit North, North East India, Rahul Gandhi Posts Call For Help Over the past days heavy rain has wreaked havoc across the country, with the North East states particularly badly affected. The rains have caused damaged to agricultural fields, flooded villages and.....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Progress for Afghan women and democracy seems vulnerable In the past two weeks, the murder of a successful young woman on a Kabul street and a chaotic brawl in parliament expose the permanent specter of violence in Afghanistan....
17:17, 05/21/2019

Benin Was a Stable Democracy. Then a New President Took Office. The West African country of Benin has prided itself on its robust democracy. But the increasingly autocratic grip of its president is threatening that....
17:00, 07/04/2019

New York Times op-ed: 'I know everyone's tired, but democracy is not going to save itself' Michelle Goldberg warned that President Trump is "unbound," arguing that his remark this week on potentially accepting dirt from foreign countries on his political rivals shows he has "no loyalty" to ...
22:51, 06/14/2019

Naomi Wolf: ‘We’re in a fight for our lives and for democracy’ The feminist author discusses her fears for free speech, older women, and her latest book, Outrages, a study of the persecution of gay men by the legal system in Victorian BritainWhen Naomi Wolf tells...
01:17, 05/20/2019

Can Dundar: Turkish democracy will continue despite Erdogan Istanbul's mayoral election will be re-run, following an appeal from the strongman president's party. Exiled journalist Can Dundar gave DW his appraisal of the complex situation leading up to the June...
22:00, 05/08/2019

| WATCH: Meet Australia's democracy sausage This is the democracy sausage, an Australian election day tradition. The famously barbecue-loving nation have been sizzling "snags" on polling day for several years....
18:34, 05/18/2019

Turkish democracy 'backsliding,' EU says in membership report An EU Commission report has said membership talks with Turkey are at a "standstill," citing eroding civil liberties and rule of law under President Erdogan. Turkey has called the assessment inaccurate...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Albania’s local election is a test for its democracy Albania’s municipal elections don’t normally provoke much interest beyond the country’s border, but the holding of this weekend’s vote — or failure to do so — appears decisive in its bid to start full...
00:00, 06/29/2019

Myanmar's democracy is letting down a young generation Young people in Myanmar were enamoured by the promise of democracy when Suu Kyi took power. Now they wonder if there is any hope for the future as dissenters are thrown in jail and the military calls ...
13:17, 05/30/2019

Social democracy's struggles and successes in Europe Germany's SPD isn't the only party of social democrats currently struggling in Europe. But while some suffer even more, others are ascendant. DW looks at the ups and downs of Europe's left-leaning par...
23:51, 06/10/2019

Vecchio: Venezuela uprising to restore democracy Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States says the current uprising happening on the streets of his country, are not a 'coup,' but a push to "to restore our democracy." (April ...
19:51, 04/30/2019

Protests in Albania: Its democracy and EU future at stake Albania's opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another blow to the country's shrinking hopes that the Europ...
22:17, 06/07/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Siri, where's my democracy? Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and...
23:51, 05/03/2019

Will Sudan’s military crush hope for democracy? At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in demonstrations, but protesters have vowed to continue their effort despite security forces’ vicious crackdown....
11:51, 06/05/2019

"They Have Gravely Damaged Democracy": P Chidambaram On Karnataka, Goa Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday attacked the BJP-ruled government over the political crisis in Karnataka and Goa, saying they have "gravely damaged" democracy and that the......
12:34, 07/11/2019

The Latest: Pro-democracy HK lawmakers reject apology Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers aren’t satisfied with leader Carrie Lam’s public apology for how the government handled a highly unpopular extradition bill...
14:51, 06/18/2019

The Choice in India: ‘Our Trump’ or a Messier Democracy The results of India’s parliamentary election will reveal not just a decision on Narendra Modi, but a deeper decision on what kind of government Indians want....
18:34, 05/22/2019

SCOTUS’s Ruling on Gerrymandering Endangers US Democracy If you were among those hoping, as were we, that Chief Justice John Roberts would vote to save American democracy from unbridled partisanship, we offer our sincere condolences. Writing for the Court i...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Germans support democracy, but are concerned about Islam A study by the Bertelsmann Foundation found 89% of respondents, across all religions, consider democracy to be a good form of government. But half of respondents expressed concern over Islam....
17:34, 07/11/2019

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim; North says talks would be 'meaningful' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, and North Korea said a mee...
07:51, 06/29/2019

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks...
00:51, 06/28/2019

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties....
14:00, 06/30/2019

North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned....
08:51, 05/14/2019

The Edge of Democracy review – to the heart of Brazilian politics Petra Costa’s powerful documentary charts the state’s descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabricBrazilian actor-writer-director Petra Costa is known for mining her personal and fam...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station ...
07:17, 05/31/2019

PM Modi Reminds People Of Emergency; Says Don't Take Democracy For Granted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reminded people of the Emergency and urged them not to take democracy "for granted", saying in day-to-day life, it is difficult to savour the joy of democratic.....
16:34, 06/30/2019

Harris on Barr hearing: There's 'concern about whether or not our democracy is intact' Democratic senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris said she has concerns about the integrity of the US government following her questioning of Attorney General Bill Barr at a hearing on Wedne...
06:17, 05/02/2019

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to s...
18:34, 06/26/2019

Opinion: Istanbul election re-do is a death knell for democracy Turkey's electoral authority has given in to presidential pressure: Istanbul's mayoral election will be rerun — and overseen largely by his henchmen. One thing is sure, says DW's Erkan Arikan: Turkish...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Istanbul’s Rebuke of Erdogan Shows That Democracy Lives In March, Turkish opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu defeated Binali Yildirim, the candidate of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party, by about 13,000 votes to claim vi...
15:17, 06/27/2019

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is nec...
17:51, 05/24/2019

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation, saying it only took action "after repeated but fut...
06:51, 07/08/2019

Hard times for democracy, says historian Timothy Snyder Is liberal democracy at its end? How should we deal with the rise of populism fueled by fake news on the internet? Yale historian and world-renowned author Timothy Snyder discusses these burning issue...
17:34, 07/04/2019

Algeria’s divided democracy uprising seeks end to impasse Prominent Algerians from various walks of life are trying to craft a plan for presidential elections amid divisions within the country’s democracy uprising...
21:17, 07/06/2019

Pompeo meets with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed b...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Gillibrand's 'Democracy Dollars' Is a Great Idea for a System We Don't Have Though New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s presidential campaign has not exactly taken off—she polls at around 1 percent, if that—it has produced at least one decent idea: A “Democracy Dollars” program...
17:00, 05/02/2019

A free press is the lifeblood of democracy – journalists must not be silenced Journalists risk everything to hold power to account, crucial work for which a $1bn global fund should be establishedDaphne Caruana Galizia was driving away from her home in October 2017 when a bomb p...
16:34, 07/05/2019

National Geographic's Film On Polls To Tell "Story Of Democracy" National Geographic has shot the film over the last few months capturing the high-octane drama during campaigning period and crucial moments in parties' war rooms, and also shines a light on the role....
19:34, 05/21/2019

India’s Women Still Struggle for Representation in World’s Largest Democracy With just over 11 percent of Parliament held by women, and little chance for that to improve in these elections, many are asking what needs to change....
11:34, 05/15/2019

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Democracy and China top German agenda in Brazil diplomatic visit Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will discuss human rights with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro before heading to Colombia, where millions of Venezuelans have fled. China also looms over the Latin Americ...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
19:51, 06/06/2019

'No idea too lunatic': how Trump's shock troops attack US democracy An army of supporters amplify the president’s wildest claims, encouraging his conspiracy-minded tendencies Donald Trump once declared: “I alone can fix it.” He never made the claim: “I alone can break...
19:00, 06/01/2019

Hong Kong is in danger. China’s promise of democracy was a lie | Anonymous The extradition bill would bulldoze our legal system and hurt our economy. As a former lawyer, I’m protesting to save themThe ninth of June 2019 was a Sunday. Any other Sunday in summer at Causeway Ba...
19:34, 06/13/2019

News Analysis: The Choice in India: ‘Our Trump’ or a Messier Democracy The results of India’s Parliamentary election will reveal not just a decision on Narendra Modi, but a deeper decision on what kind of government Indians want....
18:51, 05/20/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Are Fueled by a Broader Demand: More Democracy Underlying the opposition to a bill allowing extraditions to mainland China is public dissatisfaction with a political system that leaves many people feeling shut out....
16:51, 07/08/2019

Hate campaign spending? Gillibrand's 'democracy dollars' would put it on steroids Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has a new plan to tackle money in politics: Create a subsidy for political candidates so lavish that they can raise “exponentially higher” amoun...
12:17, 05/02/2019

The Guardian view on facial recognition: a danger to democracy | Editorial We don’t want our faces stored in vast databases, whether these are public or privateThe pressure group Liberty has denounced automatic facial recognition as “arsenic in the water supply of democracy”...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Historic Kazakhstan election sparks hope for a taste of democracy There is a sense of excitement about the presidential election — the first without long-term president, Nursultan Nazarbayev. But the opposition fears nothing will change just yet. Emily Sherwin repor...
10:17, 06/08/2019

Can the World’s Largest Democracy Endure Another Five Years of a Modi Government? Of the great democracies to fall to populism, India was the first. In 2014, Narendra Modi, then the longtime chief minister of the western state of Gujarat and leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiy...
18:17, 05/09/2019

In Algeria, conservatives weigh in against pressure for Western-style democracy While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms, former fighters who led the last confrontation with the establishment have...
10:17, 06/17/2019

Is India the frontline in big tech’s assault on democracy? | John Harris Social media such as WhatsApp may enable voters, but encrypted messaging polarises them and blocks public scrutinyIn 10 days’ time, two political dramas will reach their denouement, thanks to the vote...
07:51, 05/13/2019

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations want to step down in favour of opposition leader Ju...
02:17, 06/08/2019

Pompeo highlights importance of democracy in Dominican Republic: statement U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo highlighted the importance of democratic institutions in the Dominican Republic with President Danilo Medina, according to a statement released Thursday, ahead of t...
05:17, 07/12/2019

30 years after Tiananmen – Is China's pro-democracy movement losing steam? Many pro-democracy activists fled China after the Tiananmen massacre, but they continue to support dissidents from abroad. With Beijing intensifying its crackdown on civil society, the movement faces ...
00:34, 06/04/2019

Facial recognition tech is arsenic in the water of democracy, says Liberty Human rights group calls on England and Wales to ban police use of AFR in public spacesAutomated facial recognition poses one of the greatest threats to individual freedom and should be banned from us...
18:51, 06/07/2019

Signing of Sudan Accord Begins Anxious Wait for Democracy Protesters celebrated, with trepidation, a power-sharing deal signed in Sudan on Wednesday that gives the military an extra 21 months of control before civilian leaders can take over....
11:51, 07/18/2019

"Democracy Denigrated": Congress Attacks PM Modi, BJP On Karnataka Crisis The Congress on Saturday launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, saying that the party had orchestrated the resignations of nearly a dozen legislators in Karnataka,.....
19:00, 07/06/2019

Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists BERLIN (AP) — Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In interviews with The Wall Street Journal and Financi...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Is this how American democracy is supposed to work? No it's not | Justice Elena Kagan In an excoriating dissent, Elena Kagan and the supreme court’s liberal justices accused the court’s majority of shirking its constitutional dutySupreme court declines to block partisan gerrymanderingO...
21:17, 06/27/2019

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents began voting on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
10:00, 06/23/2019

'Democracy has been hijacked by white men': how minority rule now grips America The US is becoming more diverse and progressive, but white men’s grip on power is being exercised via the courts, gerrymandering and dark money in politicsThe exercise of political power by legislativ...
19:51, 05/24/2019

’Magic mushroom’ decriminalization on Denver ballot A citizen-led initiative appearing on ballots Tuesday follows a path that led to marijuana’s legalization in Denver and later in Colorado.        ...
18:51, 05/07/2019

We must demand of candidates: how real is your commitment to fixing democracy? | Lawrence Lessig Nancy Pelosi’s HR1 bill is an important start but the key to tackling a broken system is a president committed to fundamental reformThe wires were abuzz last week with news that the presidential candi...
15:00, 05/05/2019

Beto O'Rourke sounds off on Trump's impeachment: We must 'act now or lose our democracy forever' Former Texas congressman and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke urged Congress to proceed with President Trump's impeachment on Wednesday evening, warning that it would be the "end o...
05:00, 05/30/2019

‘It’s a Dark Period.’ The Stanford Expert Known as “Mr. Democracy” on the Shrinking Free World The Stanford scholar known as “Mr. Democracy” talks to TIME on the shrinking free world, the U.S.’s irreplaceable role in it and his book ‘Ill Winds.’ Earlier this year, ...
17:17, 06/13/2019

Istanbul residents vote in mayoral re-run, in key test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan More than 10 million Istanbul residents will vote on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democrac...
05:00, 06/23/2019

Poll Panel Decision On VVPAT Slips "Dark Day For Indian Democracy": TDP The Telugu Desam Party Wednesday termed as "a dark day for Indian democracy", the Election Commission of India turning down a demand to count VVPAT slips ahead of the EVMs during the counting process....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Digital Civil War review: a stark call to save American democracy Peter Daou blames media and the political establishment for failing to combat dishonesty, hypocrisy … and TrumpVoltaire warned that “those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atro...
08:34, 05/19/2019

"Wanted To Give PM Modi A Tight Slap Of Democracy," Says Mamata Banerjee Mamata Banerjee, the West Bengal Chief Minister, on Tuesday took her ongoing verbal duel with Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead with a stinging attack, saying that she wanted to give him a "tight of....
22:17, 05/07/2019

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from prison Upon release, he joined protesters calling for Hong Kong's leader to immediately resign. Joshua Wong has described a controversial extradition bill — the catalyst of mass protests — as an "evil law" h...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from Hong Kong prison Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison and has vowed to join ongoing protests demanding that the head of the island's government resign....
09:34, 06/17/2019

Let’s get real before deepfake videos corrupt our democracy | Hannah Jane Parkinson As Mark Zuckerberg has now discovered, digital trickery can make anyone say anything. It’s time to stop laughing along“Deepfake”: it sounds like the title of a James Bond film. But deepfakes are becom...
11:51, 06/15/2019

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
19:51, 06/13/2019

Unbowed and Unbroken: Pro-Democracy Sudanese Resume Massive Protests Against Military Rule Over the weekend, the people of Sudan showed the world they’re still fighting for the future of their country, defying the generals who currently command the government and who have violently cracked ...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Europe must stop this disgrace: Viktor Orbán is dismantling democracy | Timothy Garton Ash The Hungarian prime minister is consolidating his illiberal regime – with the help of European Union fundingWhen European Union leaders gather in Brussels on Thursday they will have a guilty secret: a...
07:34, 06/21/2019

‘We have no other choice’: as China erodes democracy Hong Kong citizens prepare to leave The extradition bill, exorbitant house prices and high cost of living are driving a rise in emigrationElisa Wong had always thought she would move away from Hong Kong when her seven-year-old daughter ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Laura Ingraham on call to end electoral college: Left wants 'tyranny disguised as democracy' Are Democrats trying to ensure that someone like President Trump never is elected again and take away power from Middle America? Laura Ingraham says that's precisely the case....
08:17, 05/31/2019

Hong Kong prepares for pro-democracy march amid extradition bill anger Hong Kong authorities called for calm ahead of Monday's annual pro-democracy march, with widespread anger over an extradition bill expected to lead to large crowds after high-profile protests this mon...
16:51, 06/30/2019

Greek elections: Victory for New Democracy party signals end of left-wing populism With 75% of the vote counted, the center-right New Democracy party was on track to win the first national elections since Greece exited a bailout regime a year ago, signaling a clean break with years ...
00:34, 07/08/2019

Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East The spokesman for Turkey's ruling AK Party said on Tuesday that if the United States designated the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, it would hamper democratization efforts in the ...
23:51, 04/30/2019

"Dark Spot" On Democracy: Congress Slams Poll Body Over Bengal Move Accusing the Election Commission of losing its credibility and independence, the Congress on Thursday said time has come to review the process of the poll panel's appointment....
08:34, 05/16/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta knocks 'purist' journalists, says his showboating behavior makes for a 'healthy, functioning democracy' CNN's liberal star reporter Jim Acosta took some shots at "purist" journalists who don't last out at the Trump administration and argued that his showboating behavior is a sign of a "healthy, function...
23:00, 06/14/2019

The Edge Of Democracy offers an outraged but skimpy primer on Brazil’s recent political woes When Brazilian director Kleber Mendonça Filho presented his 2016 feature Aquarius at the Cannes Film Festival, he and his crew took to the red carpet with signs that read “Brazil is not a democracy an...
00:51, 06/18/2019

Freed Hong Kong democracy activist joins mass calls for leader to quit Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-back...
10:17, 06/17/2019

Constitutional expert on 'Life, Liberty & Levin' says Democrats undermining the idea of democracy and justice In an interview set to Sunday on  "Life, Liberty & Levin" constitutional expert Dr. John Eastman says the actions taken by Democrats in office is actually undermining not only President Trump but demo...
00:00, 05/13/2019

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Bei...
10:17, 06/17/2019

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to amend the city’s extradition law that would all...
10:17, 06/14/2019

‘It’s Not the Final Battle.’ 10 Questions for Freed Hong Kong Democracy Campaigner Joshua Wong The international face of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, Joshua Wong was released from prison in Hong Kong Monday at a critical juncture in the city’s fight for political freedom. Just th...
12:17, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh protests against a controversial bill allowing ex...
12:17, 06/17/2019

NewsBreak: Turkish president’s spokesman calls invalidated Istanbul mayoral election a ‘victory for democracy’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — NewsBreak: Turkish president’s spokesman calls invalidated Istanbul mayoral election a ‘victory for democracy’...
23:51, 05/06/2019

Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election ISTANBUL (AP) — Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election....
22:17, 06/23/2019

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city'...
08:51, 06/17/2019

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nation chief’s condemnation and an ap...
20:00, 06/03/2019