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Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online

Jacinda Ardern and Emmanuel Macron host Christchurch Call summit in ParisWorld leaders and heads of global technology companies have pledged at a Paris summit to tackle terrorist a...

Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online

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World leaders, tech bosses work on stemming online violence PARIS (AP) — Several world leaders and tech bosses are meeting in Paris to find ways to stop acts of violent extremism from being shown online. They’re working all day Wednesday on the “Ch...
12:17, 05/15/2019

New Zealand Seeking Global Support for Pledge to Counter Extremist Content Online New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is preparing a global push called the “Christchurch Call” to compel large internet platforms to do more about extremist content in the wake of a massacre of...
07:34, 05/13/2019

US Abstains From Global Pledge to Curb Online Violence The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep Internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organise extremist groups and broadcast attacks....
15:51, 05/16/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones and other extremist leaders Facebook on May 2 said it banned half a dozen controversial personalities, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, from Instagram and Facebook after deeming them “dangerous.”...
04:17, 05/03/2019

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect f...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Christchurch Call: USA missing from 26 member pledge to eliminate violent online content Two months after the horrific Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gathered the support of 18 nations and eight tech companies in her bid to stop the internet f...
09:00, 05/16/2019

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing r...
23:17, 05/15/2019

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply chain....
15:34, 05/21/2019

After Violence At Amit Shah Rally, Trinamool Leaders Change Profile Pics Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, a name every Bengali has grown up with, has been dragged into the acrimonious and violence-hit national election campaign in West Bengal. A day after a statue of the iconic....
10:34, 05/15/2019

Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today....
07:17, 04/29/2019

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Singapore PM says call to curb online violence ‘effective’ SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms is an “effective” response to the New Ze...
11:00, 05/17/2019

San Francisco leaders ban facial recognition tech San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction. (May 14)        ...
14:51, 05/15/2019

Tech firms vying to sell drones, robots and other unmanned systems to the military FLIR systems recently set up an Arlington-based headquarters to be closer to its Pentagon customers following a series of acquisitions in the unmanned systems space....
04:17, 05/11/2019

The privacy paradox: why do people keep using tech firms that abuse their data? | John Naughton Despite privacy scandals, Facebook is more profitable than ever – journalists must use the tools of tech to understand whyA dark shadow looms over our networked world. It’s called the “privacy paradox...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Start-Ups Hoping to Fight Climate Change Struggle as Other Tech Firms Cash In A number of small companies are looking for ways to remove carbon from the atmosphere. But investors, burned by the clean-tech boom a decade ago, are leery....
10:17, 05/07/2019

Tech firms to give secret evidence at child sexual abuse inquiry Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google will make submissions as inquiry looks at online abuseFacebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google are to give secret evidence to the independent inquiry into child sexu...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Microsoft workers decry grueling '996' working standard at Chinese tech firms A letter on Github demanded companies comply with labor laws, limiting workers to 40 hours a week versus a 12-hour day standardMicrosoft employees have published a letter on the software development p...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Chinese tech firms' search for growth seen boosting costs in March quarter Three of China's biggest tech companies are expected to report that they ramped up or broadly maintained their pace of quarterly spending to develop new technology and push into relatively new markets...
09:51, 05/09/2019

New Zealand Seeks Global Support for Tougher Measures on Online Violence In the wake of the terrorist attack on Muslim mosques, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is calling for a united effort against the biggest internet companies....
19:51, 05/12/2019

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platform...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Trudeau, world leaders in Paris for Christchurch Call to Action summit on online extremism World leaders, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and tech bosses are meeting Wednesday in Paris on the "Christchurch Appeal," named after the New Zealand city where 51 people were killed in a M...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is part of a family of impressive tech leaders, founders, and CEOs — here's who they are Christophe Morin/IP3 Led by CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber opened for trading as a public company on Friday at $42 a share. For Khosrowshahi, being a superstar in the tech industry is a family business...
00:17, 05/12/2019

Tech-savvy Estonians vote online in European elections TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia was crippled by cyberattacks on government networks during a dispute with Russia in 2007. Today the tiny tech-savvy nation is so certain of its cyber defenses that it i...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Tech-savvy Estonia sets example of online voting as EU elections begin Internet voting — or i-voting —has been available since 2005 in the nation that gave the world Skype, and the percentage of voters using the internet to cast ballots has increased with each election, ...
21:17, 05/20/2019

'Red Dead Online' is growing faster than 'GTA Online' Now that Red Dead Online has had several months to build an audience, how is it faring? Quite well, apparently. During an earnings call, Take-Two chief Strauss Zelnick stated that the Red Dead Redem...
20:00, 05/14/2019

‘We Haven’t Invested in Humanity.’ Will.i.am, Tech Execs Discuss Tech Optimism and Anxieties Rapper, producer and technology entrepreneur will.i.am doesn’t shy away from hard truths when it comes to Silicon Valley. “The investment that society has put in AI (artificial intelligenc...
04:17, 05/02/2019

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers an...
17:34, 05/20/2019

One of U.K.’s Most Prolific Extremist Cells Is Regrouping The security services have expressed alarm at the prospect of the extremist group Al Muhajiroun re-energizing with ISIS fighters returning from Iraq and Syria....
16:51, 05/18/2019

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
18:51, 05/01/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively enforcing its hate speech policies under pressure fro...
04:17, 05/03/2019

UAE says 'extremist militias' control Libyan capital: tweet "Extremist militias" controlling the Libyan capital, Tripoli, were "derailing" the search for a political solution to the country's crisis, a senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said on Thursda...
09:34, 05/02/2019

Sri Lankan army probes possible additional extremist groups Sri Lanka's army chief says other groups of Islamic extremists could be operating in the country independent of the one that carried out Easter Sunday bomb attacks....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike 'to the end' A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue "until the end" with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison....
15:17, 05/10/2019

Italy emerges as ground zero for European extremist populism MILAN (AP) — Italy’s populist interior minister is uniting Europe’s right-wing parties under an anti-migrant, anti-Islam, anti-bureaucracy banner for this month’s European Union elec...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Greek far-left extremist in hospital after hunger strike Officials say a far-left Greek extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of assassinations is in hospital following a five-day hunger strike over prison authorities’ refusal to grant him temporary ...
13:34, 05/07/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, other extremist figures Facebook on Thursday designated several extremist figures as “dangerous” — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones, political commentator Milo Yiannopoulos and consp...
01:34, 05/03/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike ‘to the end’ A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue “until the end” with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Haftar's ally UAE says 'extremist militias' control Libyan capital The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday that "extremist militias" were controlling the Libyan capital which its ally Khalifa Haftar is fighting to capture from forces allied to Libya's international...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Turkey: Election fraud suspects accused of extremist ties Turkey's official news agency says an investigation of local election fraud in Istanbul found 43 suspects had alleged links to the network of a Muslim cleric that the government considers a terrorist ...
17:17, 05/05/2019

Facebook auto-generates videos celebrating extremist images WASHINGTON (AP) — The animated video begins with a photo of the black flags of jihad. Seconds later, it flashes highlights of a year of social media posts: plaques of anti-Semitic verses, talk of retr...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook launches new rules aimed at stopping extremist content Facebook announced new the rules around its live streaming platform that it says would have stopped a deranged gunman from using the service to broadcast a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques in ...
04:51, 05/16/2019

Repatriation of extremist fighters and families to Kazakhstan, welcomed by UN rights expert Stressing the need for some Governments to reform their laws and policies on fighting terrorism and extremism, an independent UN human rights expert welcomed on Friday Kazakhstan’s repatriation of 231...
22:17, 05/17/2019

ISIS Video Purports to Show Baghdadi, Extremist Group's Leader Islamic State released a rare recorded video that purports to show its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, following the collapse of the extremist group’s self-declared caliphate last month when its last ou...
21:51, 04/29/2019

Austria’s deputy leader pushes extremist argument to warn against immigration Ahead of European Parliament elections, Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache described his staunchly anti-immigration Freedom Party as committed to fighting “population exchange,” a term a...
01:17, 04/29/2019

Colombia’s Army Changes Pledge to Carry Out Killings Colombia’s army, which had ordered officers to pledge to double the number of militants they killed, captured or forced to surrender, said it would change the commitment....
02:17, 05/22/2019

Crude Oil Plunges on ... Saudi Pledge? Not Even Close AFTER a big move in oil ... there's always a "reason" to explain the price action. Yet Elliott wave analysis spotted a clear chart set-up in crude before it made headlines. See it for yourself right h...
16:51, 05/01/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely...
19:51, 05/04/2019

Pennsylvania school drops ‘God bless America’ after pledge SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school principal will no longer say “God bless America” after leading students in the Pledge of Allegiance. Peter Brigg’s practice at Sabold El...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fun...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Iran tests President Trump’s ‘America First’ pledge WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation’s many foreign entanglements and put “America First.” But as his administration eyes the...
05:00, 05/18/2019

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning o...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving world of romantic fiction and it quickly becomes c...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Should Parents Pledge as a Group to Delay Giving Smartphones to Their Children? Groups like Wait Until 8th address a public-health crisis, supporters say. But critics argue that these pledges will carry costs for some children. The two sides square off in a debate....
10:17, 04/29/2019

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1 million each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
14:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. casinos pledge responsible marketing rules for sports betting U.S. casinos on Tuesday agreed to a code of conduct for responsible marketing of sports betting, a year after a pivotal court ruling paved the way for a new country-wide legal sports wagering market....
16:51, 05/14/2019

Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones other extremist conservatives banned President Donald Trump attacked social media websites after a number of conservatives and extremist figures were banned from platforms, saying that he was monitoring the situation.    ...
03:34, 05/05/2019

UN welcomes 'record' Brussels conference pledge of nearly $7 billion to support Syrians Foreign ministers from more than 50 countries gathered on Thursday at a joint European Union-UN pledging conference, and pledged to provide a record $6.97 billion, to support millions of Syrians in ne...
01:17, 04/29/2019

200 Women's Hockey Players Pledge To Boycott North American Pro Leagues In an announcement today, 200 women’s hockey players—among them Team USA stars Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield—pledged to boycott all North American professional women’s hockey leagues until...
02:00, 05/03/2019

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural areas.Read More...
08:51, 05/21/2019

Investors pile into Japan stocks ahead of BoJ pledge to keep rates low: BAML Japanese equities sucked in their biggest inflows of cash this week since March 2018 ahead of the Bank of Japan's pledge to keep interest rates at super-low levels for longer - the latest central......
20:17, 04/28/2019

Australian PM scrambles to meet major election pledge - tax relief for millions Australia's conservative coalition is scrambling to deliver on a major election campaign pledge only days after being re-elected, immediate tax breaks for tens of millions of voters which could bolste...
07:34, 05/21/2019

Alyssa Milano slammed for pledge to not speak negatively about Democratic candidates Alyssa Milano came under fire on Twitter after asking their followers to refrain from criticizing any of the Democratic hopefuls in the 2020 presidential election....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Mozilla is gearing up to tackle shady add-ons on Firefox Mozilla has announced that it will no longer accept Firefox extensions that contain obfuscated code as part of their updated Add-on policy that goes into effect on June 10, 2019. “We will continue to ...
19:51, 05/03/2019

Lithuanian presidential hopefuls vow to tackle inequality Lithuanians started voting in a tightly contested presidential election on Sunday to replace outgoing Dalia Grybauskaite, the Baltic nation's "Iron Lady" who was one of the European Union's most outsp...
08:17, 05/12/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
16:17, 05/22/2019

The biggest government pledge to science spending for 60 years – but who benefits? | Sarah Main All political parties have said research and innovation can help raise living standards. A good start would be to invest in staffAmid the turbulence of Brexit deadlines and extensions, you might be pl...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Lyon’s Lucy Bronze makes World Cup pledge to Barcelona’s Toni Duggan • Bronze thrilled by her team’s Champions League final 4-1 win• Tells England teammate Duggan, ‘We’ll win World Cup together’Lucy Bronze has revealed she told her distraught England teammate Toni Dugg...
17:17, 05/19/2019

Hate content pledge is a landmark in how social networks will operate, ad group chair says The "Christchurch Call," a new pledge to stop hateful content from appearing online, will have a significant impact on how social networks operate, according to Maurice Levy, chair of one of the world...
17:34, 05/16/2019

UN chief: Somalia making progress but must tackle extremism U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says Somalia is making progress toward building a functioning state but must tackle violent extremism, terrorism, armed conflict, political instability and corr...
04:51, 05/21/2019

Facebook steps up work in AI to systematically tackle its problems At F8, Facebook executives showcased the state-of-the-art systems they’re using to address everything from exclusionary algorithms to bad actors posting hard-to-spot content....
23:00, 05/01/2019

Tackle Tiny DIY Projects With This $16 Cordless Rotary Tool If you don’t have the DIY inclinations to justify purchasing a real Dremel, this 3.7V cordless rotary tool from Tacklife is a low-power alternative for $16 with promo code 7UVGHSV2....
21:00, 05/15/2019

It's Time for Star Trek to Tackle Climate Change It’s a great time to be a Star Trek fan. After years of lying low like a dormant space tardigrade, the franchise is bursting with new life. But while there are some modern, topical issues Star Trek: D...
23:34, 05/02/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO...
10:34, 05/14/2019

Jordan reshuffles cabinet to tackle economic challenges Jordan's King Abdullah II has approved a cabinet shuffle amid escalating economic pressures, bringing new officials into such key portfolios as interior, planning and labor....
17:34, 05/09/2019

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or later....
15:51, 05/01/2019

That Time Dave McKenna Played Offensive Tackle Our beloved colleague Dave McKenna tells good stories. He’s done a lot of cool shit, met many weird people in weird ways, and had his run-ins with the law. And after selfishly squirreling all his stor...
22:17, 05/15/2019

Lithuanian presidential hopefuls promise to tackle inequality Lithuanians came out in large numbers to vote in a tightly contested presidential election on Sunday to replace outgoing Dalia Grybauskaite, the Baltic nation's "Iron Lady" who was one of the European...
17:51, 05/12/2019

Aspiring Marine helped tackle gunman at Colorado school A heroic high school senior who wants to join the Marines helped tackle one of the shooters who left one classmate dead and eight others wounded at a Denver-area school, according to a report. Brendan...
18:34, 05/08/2019

Sen. John Kennedy: America needs new plan to seriously tackle illegal immigration As President Trump gears up to reveal a sweeping new immigration plan, Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy said the country is in dire need of immigration laws that "look like somebody designed it ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Breaking taboos, Germany's main churches tackle suicide More Germans die every year from suicide than from traffic accidents, AIDS, drugs and murder combined. Germany’s two main churches now want to promote suicide prevention....
20:34, 05/04/2019

Tackle Mills signs $3 million, 1-year deal with Dolphins Veteran offensive lineman Jordan Mills has signed a $3 million, one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins and becomes to the front-runner to start at right tackle this season     ...
21:17, 05/09/2019

Bill and Melinda Gates Tackle ‘Tough Questions’ and Trump In their annual update for the Gates Foundation, they say that they remain optimistic about the world’s progress, but that President Trump’s policies could hurt their efforts....
18:00, 05/20/2019

49ers offensive tackle Davis seeks reinstatement from retirement Nearly three years after he retired from the NFL over concussion concerns, San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis has requested reinstatement to the league in a letter to commissioner Roge...
21:51, 05/03/2019

Massachusetts latest state to push ban on tackle football for kids Lawmakers argue that the ban would be for kids' safety, citing research on brain trauma. Some parents and coaches are calling it government overreach....
01:34, 05/04/2019

In Washington, Juul Vows to Curb Youth Vaping. Its Lobbying in States Runs Counter to That Pledge. Juul has told the F.D.A. it will do all it can to stop youth vaping. But in state capitols and city halls around the country, the company is embracing measures that undermine that vow....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Gotta Pay The Bills: PBS Just Got Really Desperate During A Pledge Drive And Offered Up One Night Of Passion With Thomas The Tank Engine With the Trump administration aiming to slash public broadcasting from the federal budget, funding for PBS and its member stations is facing a dire threat, and they’re very clearly feeling the heat: P...
12:00, 05/02/2019

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key in...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Tackle All of Your Outdoor Projects This Summer With This GreenWorks Power Tools Sale If you’ve been waiting for a nice day to get work done in the yard, clear skies seem to be heading your way. Take advantage of today’s GreenWorks Power Equipment Gold Box and get some tools on sale. Y...
23:00, 05/19/2019

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is ...
14:17, 05/22/2019

Vodafone CEO Nick Read Slashes Dividend To Tackle Debt Burden The company cut the full-year dividend to 9 eurocents a share from 15.07 eurocents in its financial 2018 year and below the 14.55 eurocents that had been expected...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Rory Stewart defends UK aid target and vows to tackle climate 'emergency' New development minister mounts staunch defence of 0.7% commitment and says DfID will keep spending on climate changeRory Stewart, the new secretary of state for international development, has reitera...
17:34, 05/02/2019

Carrefour and TerraCycle launch 'Loop' test in Paris to tackle waste French retailer Carrefour and U.S. waste recycling company TerraCycle launched on Tuesday the test for their 'Loop' initiative which they hope will tackle the problems of plastic waste threatening to ...
20:34, 05/14/2019

Mobile operator Vodafone cuts dividend to tackle debt burden Vodafone slashed its dividend on Tuesday, reversing a pledge to maintain one of the biggest payouts in Britain so it can build 5G networks and complete its looming acquisition of Liberty Global assets...
13:17, 05/14/2019

As Dieselgate scandal widens, will Germany finally tackle transport emissions? Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism, but say recent developments point to a tipping po...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Arkansas defensive tackle Briston Guidry retiring after seven knee surgeries University of Arkansas defensive tackle Briston Guidry said he is retiring from football after undergoing seven knee surgeries in the last few years....
10:51, 05/16/2019

Penn State frat brothers linked to pledge's death won't serve jail time, judge rules A Pennsylvania judge has traded in jail time for a more lenient sentence for three former Penn State fraternity brothers who pleaded guilty to charges related to the 2017 hazing death of Beta Theta Pi...
14:51, 05/16/2019

Eight million jobs, $9tn in spending: Jay Inslee's radical plan to tackle climate change The Washington governor and Democratic 2020 hopeful wants to decarbonize the economy while boosting employmentJay Inslee, the governor of Washington state, is introducing a second portion of his clima...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Corner Office: Leana Wen of Planned Parenthood Wants to Tackle the ‘Fundamental Unfairness in Our System’ Dr. Wen immigrated to the U.S. at 7, graduated college at 18, became a Rhodes scholar and is now at the front lines of the fight over women’s health care rights....
22:51, 05/02/2019

Prince William launches campaign at Wembley to help men tackle mental health through football Prince William today spoke at the home of football to launch a new campaign which uses the sport to get more people — particularly men — talking about mental health....
12:51, 05/15/2019

Beto O'Rourke's First Policy Proposal Is a $5 Trillion Plan to Tackle Climate Change If you want further proof the 2020 presidential election will be the first presidential election where climate change is treated like it really matters, let me direct you to Beto O’Rourke. The former ...
23:00, 04/29/2019

Former 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis eyes return three years after retirement, per report Anthony Davis retired in 2016 but now says he appreciates "the strides the NFL is making to protect players and better the game for all."        ...
22:34, 05/03/2019

South Africa's largest opposition party promises to lead coalitions, tackle racism South Africa's largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), although heading for defeat in May 8 national elections, pledged to forge coalitions with smaller parties to break the dominance ...
17:00, 05/04/2019

Wars have rules: 5 things the UN humanitarian chief wants countries to tackle so human suffering in conflict can be minimized With the rights and lives of millions of women, children and men uprooted by conflict every year, the UN Security Council held a special meeting on Monday to examine ways to promote and strengthen the...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in the country on Friday, called on authorities ...
21:00, 05/10/2019

‘Economic Version of Black Lives Matter’: Nipsey Hussle Planned to Tackle Gentrification Before His Life Was Cut Short The stories of Nipsey Hussle’s entrepreneurship and community activism were legion following his being gunned down in front of the store he owned in South Los Angeles....
07:00, 05/09/2019

One-third of EU firms hit hard by US-China trade war The ongoing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies and tit-for-tat tariffs have adversely affected the fortunes of many European companies in China, a new survey reveals. The outlook...
22:51, 05/20/2019

Brexit drives firms to relocate to Germany More foreign firms are relocating their operations to Germany than ever before, according to new figures. There was a big increase in the number of British firms setting up, apparently because of Brex...
18:51, 05/13/2019

U.S. firms hire 275,000 workers in April, most nine months: ADP U.S. private employers added 275,000 jobs in April, well above economists' expectations and the most since last July, supporting the view of a solid domestic labor market, a report by a payrolls proce...
17:00, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Huawei: US actions should worry other firms too BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese technology giant Huawei (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Chinese tech giant Huawei’s top executive in the European Union is lashing...
14:34, 05/21/2019

Advisory firms say AIG shareholders should vote 'no' on executive pay American International Group Inc shareholders should vote against compensation packages for top executives at the insurer's annual meeting next week, according to two advisory firms that hold sway ove...
08:34, 05/16/2019

Investors keep food firms on warning over antibiotics An investor group managing some $5 trillion said it was pleased with the steps taken by fast-food companies to cut the use of antibiotics in their products and will continue to monitor firms as its th...
10:00, 05/20/2019

China says opposes U.S. trying to smear Chinese firms China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that China opposes the United States smearing Chinese companies, after media reports that the U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chi...
10:34, 05/22/2019

Climate Changes as Firms Heed Investors on Social Issues The largest U.S. companies are beginning to pay heed to the demands of investors focused on environmental and social issues, a shift for shareholders long relegated to the sidelines....
20:51, 05/01/2019

Chinese EV start-up boss: new premium firms won't survive WM Motor EX5 Freeman Shen, who runs ambitious Chinese newcomer WM Motor, says his firm won't follow Tesla by aiming at premium market The boss of new Chinese EV firm WM Motor believes the challenge...
15:34, 05/14/2019

New rules force telecoms firms to tell customers of better deals Broadband, TV, mobile and landline phone companies will have to tell customers when their contract is coming to an end and show them the best deals available under new rules....
04:00, 05/16/2019

Zayo agrees to $14.3 bln buyout offer from investment firms U.S. communications infrastructure provider Zayo Group Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it agreed to be sold to investment firms Digital Colony Partners LP and EQT in a deal valued at $14.3 billion....
15:34, 05/08/2019

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—whi...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Opinion: Firms Must Value Workers Like Shareholders, Says Raghuram Rajan While corporations cannot, and should not, take on responsibilities that are properly those of the government or the local community, they can do better for themselves and for society by explicitly......
14:51, 05/01/2019

US To Propose H-1B Visa Application Fee Hike, Indian Firms May Be Hit The Trump administration is proposing a hike in the H-1B visa application fee to increase funding for the expansion of an apprentice programme, which trains American youths in technology related......
10:00, 05/07/2019

Trade war could turn Japan, Taiwan firms into casualties Leading electronics manufacturers in Japan and Taiwan are facing a crisis because of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to possibly place 25 percent tariffs on another $300 billion worth of "Chine...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Libya gives 40 foreign firms three months to renew licenses Libya's internationally recognized government will give 40 foreign firms operating without licenses a grace period of three months to rectify their legal status, a government official said on Thursday...
20:34, 05/09/2019

Industrial Firms Report Big Swings in Typical Worker's Pay Several S&P 500 companies in the industrials and materials sector posted big swings in what they said their median worker was paid in 2018 compared with 2017, according to a Wall Street Journal analys...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” to protect US communication networks.The Presid...
21:17, 05/16/2019

As Higher Tariffs Loom, Big U.S. Firms Plan for the Worst Many big U.S. firms say they are prepared for the U.S. to impose higher tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports and have anticipated the trade friction in their forecasts....
16:51, 05/09/2019

UK firms report weakest growth since April 2013: CBI British businesses reported their weakest growth in nearly six years during the past three months due to fears of a no-deal Brexit and rising global trade barriers....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Italy central bank to spurn firms that don't go green The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressur...
12:17, 05/18/2019

Nearly half a million UK firms in 'significant financial distress' New research from British insolvency firm Begbies Traynor revealed that 484,000 U.K. businesses are in "significant financial distress," which is 14% of all the economically active firms in the countr...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Epigenetic testing firms claim to help you live a healthier lifestyle You can now sign up to have your epigenome – the markers which control your genome – sequenced, but critics say the health benefits are not yet clear...
18:34, 04/28/2019

The Dream review – a podcast tale of how firms manipulate our brains A shocking podcast tells the story of how poor people are being exploited by new kinds of companies that have turned the insights of cognitive science on them...
18:34, 04/28/2019

The secret trick used by firms helping cyberhacking victims: pay the ransom Four payments sent after SamSam ransomware targeted entities across the US were traced by ProPublica to Proven DataFrom 2015 to 2018, a strain of ransomware known as SamSam paralyzed computer networks...
11:17, 05/15/2019

Health Firms Use Personal Data to Identify At-Risk Patients Health insurers and providers say analyzing nonmedical information can help them identify patients who are at risk of getting ill and enable preventive steps....
11:00, 04/30/2019

Berlin: We're examining impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei on German firms The German Economy Ministry is examining the impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on German firms, a spokeswoman said on Monday....
16:17, 05/20/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
04:51, 05/17/2019

Tariffs prompt US firms to rethink China business: survey US businesses in China are increasingly worried about the trade conflict between the US and China. They are bearing the brunt of tariffs and non-tariff barriers adopted in recent months, a new survey ...
10:34, 05/22/2019

Former Top Financial Regulators Warn Against Move to Ease Oversight of Firms Ben S. Bernanke, Timothy F. Geithner, Jacob J. Lew and Janet L. Yellen said the Trump administration’s push to relax some controls could harm the American financial system’s stability....
17:34, 05/13/2019

China Pledged to Give Foreign Financial Firms More Access. How’s That Going? China pledged in late 2017 to allow overseas financial firms greater access to its economy, the world’s second-largest. Then came the trade war with the U.S., raising concerns that Chinese President X...
07:51, 05/02/2019

Amazon deforestation: EU firms linked to illegal logging in Brazil An organic smoothie producer and a boutique fashion store are among Western businesses whose supply chains are tainted by illegal deforestation in Bolsonaro's Brazil....
00:51, 05/02/2019

Small firms in railway arches were 'overlooked' during £1.46bn sale Network Rail overlooked the impact on small business tenants when it sold off thousands of properties in converted railway arches for £1.46bn, the spending watchdog has found....
09:00, 05/02/2019

Farage calls for private health firms to 'relieve burden on NHS' Brexit party leader defends ‘breaking point’ poster and remarks about global warmingNigel Farage has said private health companies should “relieve the burden” on the NHS, the UK ought to limit efforts...
16:17, 05/12/2019

Waymo firms up plans for autonomous car assembly plant in Detroit Waymo will lease an American Axle factory in Detroit, where it will integrate self-driving systems onto vehicles provided by Fiat Chrysler and Jaguar and create its first full-fledged assembly plant f...
23:51, 04/28/2019

Chinese firms' missing $6 billion tests regulators' resolve Cash is considered among the hardest assets for a company to fake, which is why the disappearance of a combined $6.1 billion from two Chinese companies has dumbfounded investors and forced regulators ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Tripoli government suspends operations of 40 firms including Total Libya's internationally recognized government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign firms including French oil firm Total, a government official said on Thursday....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Cramer: US firms are getting hurt by tariffs because 'they didn't think Trump had the resolve' Some American companies "let themselves get hurt" by tariffs because they assumed Trump wouldn't follow through on his China trade threats, CNBC's Jim Cramer says....
00:00, 05/17/2019

UK firms likely to scrap planned investment on a no-deal Brexit: BoE's Broadbent British companies are likely to cancel projects that they have put on hold because of Brexit uncertainty if the country leaves the European Union without a deal to smooth the shock, Bank of England De...
20:51, 05/20/2019

Libya suspends operations of 40 foreign firms including Total Move thought to be reaction to French reluctance to offer more explicit support for governmentLibya’s internationally recognised government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign companies includi...
23:51, 05/09/2019

US lobbies mobile phone firms in anti-Huawei campaign UK telecoms operators targeted over Chinese company’s role in 5G networksUS lobbying against the use of Huawei in British 5G phone networks will step up when the embassy in London hosts an event on Tu...
14:17, 05/01/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold struggles for direction as dollar firms, equities dip Gold price were mostly unchanged on Friday after a steep fall in the previous session, with gains curbed by a firmer dollar and a pullback in global equities on U.S.-China trade tensions offering supp...
15:17, 05/17/2019

Tenants ‘forced out their homes’ by global investment firms, say UN experts UN human rights experts have condemned the ‘egregious’ business practices of global private equity and investment firms which, they say, have transformed the global housing landscape by raising rents ...
20:17, 04/28/2019

BC-BBN–Leaders BATTING_Bellinger, Los Angeles, .394; McNeil, New York, .356; Yelich, Milwaukee, .356; Cabrera, Pittsburgh, .350; DeJong, St. Louis, .329; Baez, Chicago, .319; Peralta, Arizona, .313; Markakis, Atlant...
10:00, 05/09/2019

BC-BBA–Leaders BATTING_Dozier, Kansas City, .342; Brantley, Houston, .333; Reddick, Houston, .333; Anderson, Chicago, .331; LeMahieu, New York, .330; Andrus, Texas, .328; Mancini, Baltimore, .326; Martinez, Boston, ...
09:17, 05/08/2019

Sajid Javid's extra £500k helps the Evening Standard's fund to tackle crime top £2m mark The Home Office today gave £500,000 to the Standard's campaign to tackle London's violent crimewave by using the public health approach — taking the total raised to £2.1 million....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Raise taxes on firms that harm nature, OECD tells G7 countries Report calls for change of priorities and culture to avert catastrophic biodiversity lossGovernments need to ramp up investment in nature restoration and raise the tax burden on companies that degrade...
20:17, 05/07/2019

Rally Cars: Dealership Stocks Rise as Firms Pivot from New Vehicles Stock prices for the nation’s publicly traded dealership groups have rallied in recent months, a sign of Wall Street’s greater confidence in the ability of auto retailers to weather an expected downtu...
13:51, 05/01/2019

Labour weighs up delisting UK firms if they fail to fight climate change John McDonnell’s tough message likely to trip City alarm bells as party puts climate battle at heart of agendaUK companies failing to tackle climate change would be delisted from the London Stock Exch...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit - sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Re...
07:51, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Tripoli government suspends operations of 40 firms including Total Libya's internationally recognized government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign firms including French oil firm Total, a government official said on Thursday....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation t...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Global stocks edge up as S&P 500 erases early losses; euro firms Global equity markets edged higher on Tuesday as the Dow and S&P 500 indexes erased early lows caused by weak Chinese business surveys and a tumble in shares of Google parent Alphabet, while the euro ...
01:34, 05/01/2019

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit: sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Re...
08:34, 05/17/2019

US firms aim to fight workplace stress amid rise of employee burnout Wellness app Shine is working with employers across the U.S. to arrange a nationwide Mental Health Break on Wednesday, with more than 50 companies taking part....
13:00, 05/15/2019

UK energy network firms rattled by Labour state ownership plan Britain's opposition Labour Party intends to take energy networks back into state ownership if elected, prompting infrastructure owners to warn of damage to investment, high taxpayer costs and a slowe...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Turkish lira firms slightly as investors weigh forex move The lira firmed slightly on Tuesday after Turkey's banking watchdog imposed a settlement delay for FX purchases by individuals of more than $100,000, in a move which bankers said could raise concerns ...
09:51, 05/21/2019

Mexico tax plan for Uber creates friction among ride hailing firms Mexico on Monday detailed plans to withhold tax from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery firms such as Uber Technologies Inc and Rappi, but China's Didi said it would not take part in the arran...
01:00, 05/21/2019

China rebuffs Trump claim U.S. tariffs are making firms leave Foreign investors remained enthusiastic about China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, following U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that his tariffs are causing companies to move production away ...
11:00, 05/21/2019

German SPD youth chief lambasted for proposing collective ownership for big firms The head of the Social Democrats' (SPD) youth wing has unleashed a storm of protest in Germany, including from party allies, for saying firms like BMW should be collectively owned in a clear appeal to...
15:17, 05/02/2019

China rare earth firms' stocks soar on trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies in China soared on Tuesday, a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the ne...
15:17, 05/21/2019

IT leaders optimistic about using AI Around half of IT leaders said they were cautiously optimistic about using AI in their organizations, while a third expressed greater enthusiasm, according to a survey commissioned by LogMeIn....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Next Generation Leaders It’s been nearly five years since TIME joined forces with Rolex to launch Next Generation Leaders, our biannual selection of rising stars in politics, technology, culture, science, sports and bu...
22:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Mexico tax plan for Uber creates friction among ride hailing firms Mexico on Monday detailed plans to withhold tax from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery firms such as Uber Technologies Inc and Rappi, but China's Didi said it would not take part in the arran...
23:51, 05/20/2019

China to offer preferential tax treatment for integrated circuit design, software firms China will offer preferential income tax treatment for companies involved in integrated circuit design and software, in an effort to support the development of the industry, the Ministry of Finance sa...
10:51, 05/22/2019

CBOE to Add Five New Credit Event Binary Options (CBOEs) on Financial Firms on April 26 CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 -The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Tuesday, April 26, the Exchange will continue its roll-out of Credit Event Binary Options (CEBO®) with th...
06:00, 05/02/2019

SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along...
06:17, 05/22/2019

Carlyle in talks with pipeline firms to sell 25% stake in U.S. oil export project -source Carlyle Group LP is in discussions with three companies that operate pipelines and terminals to sell a 25% stake in its Corpus Christi, Texas, crude oil export terminal for $625 million, according to ...
05:51, 05/19/2019

The skills leaders need to survive in the age of AI Business leaders are doing more to understand artificial intelligence (AI) and how to use it strategically. In the last 12 months, between one-half and two-thirds of leaders said they’ve improv...
14:51, 05/02/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold firms as risk appetite dips on Trump's tariff-hike threat Gold prices steadied on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on Chinese imports re-kindled trade tensions between the two countries and pushed investors to seek insurance in...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Report: Trump Expected to Sign Order That Could Bar US Firms From Buying Huawei Telecom Gear Amid a U.S.-China trade war that, after brief signs of abatement, now seems headed off the rails and continued assertions by U.S. intelligence agencies that Chinese tech giant Huawei poses a national ...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investiga...
15:51, 05/21/2019

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy...
15:51, 05/21/2019

Community Unites Against Gun Violence (LEX 18)– Gun violence is a topic on the minds of many, especially after recent attacks on several faiths. From last weekend’s synagogue shooting in California to the Easter Sunday attacks...
02:00, 05/03/2019

EU leaders set to meet just after EU election: officials National leaders of the European Union are likely to meet for a summit in Brussels on May 28, two days after a European Parliament election, to discuss who should run the EU executive for the next fiv...
13:17, 05/03/2019

EU leaders: We won't follow Trump's Huawei ban Germany, France and the Netherlands have said they will not block Huawei from participating in the expansion of national 5G networks. The US fears that China could use Huawei equipment for spying....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Is gun violence a public health issue? Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., says gun violence should be considered a public health issue, and she is promoting legislation that would require the federal government to treat it as such....
07:00, 05/03/2019

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

Trump: violence against people of faith must end President Donald Trump says violence and terrorism against people of all faiths must end. Trump spoke Wednesday to faith leaders at a White House dinner in honor of the National Day of Prayer. (May 2)...
13:17, 05/02/2019

Violence Erupts at May Day Rally in Paris The police in France fired tear gas after violence broke out at the labor rally, with masked vandals mixing with demonstrators, smashing vehicles and throwing rocks....
17:34, 05/01/2019

McIlroy trails leaders by two at Wells Fargo Rory McIlroy celebrated his 30th birthday with a three-under-par 68 in the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship on Saturday to move within two shots of the leaders at the weather-hit event in C...
04:51, 05/05/2019

Europe’s far-right leaders unite with a vow to ‘change history’ Matteo Salvini and Marine Le Pen are joining with allies to create what may be the third-largest bloc in the European parliamentItalian deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of his European...
06:34, 05/19/2019

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senator...
07:00, 05/21/2019

This Memo Explains How to Chauffeur the Leaders of the AFL-CIO, Which 'Is An Honor' As president of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka is America’s most prominent representative of the interests of the working class. The following document explains exactly how he is to be chauffeured around...
22:34, 05/20/2019

Far-right leaders rally in Bulgaria ahead of EU elections SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Far-right party leaders have accused the European Union of promoting migration policies that aim to destroy the values of EU member nations. Marine Le Pen, leader of France̵...
06:34, 05/04/2019

Congressional leaders get classified briefing on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders received a classified briefing on Iran from the White House Thursday following criticism that lawmakers have been kept out of the loop about recent military mov...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Congressional leaders eye restoring automatic pay hike WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by more than a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they’ve...
08:00, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Several US leaders traveling to Lugar funeral INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for former Sen. Richard Lugar (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Chief Justice John Roberts and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are among the national l...
17:51, 05/15/2019

World's Exchange Leaders Meet in Vancouver Vancouver, 6 October 2009 - Chairmen and Chief Executives from more than 50 of the world's leading exchanges gathered in Vancouver this week for the 49th General Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Wor...
09:34, 05/02/2019

Yankees beat Rays 7-1, take 2 of 3 from AL East leaders ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka outpitched reigning Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell, Thairo Estrada homered just after play resumed following a ninth-inning power outage and the New York...
04:00, 05/13/2019

How long can baseball's surprising statistical leaders keep it up? Tyler Glasnow has a 1.75 ERA? Tim Anderson is the AL's top hitter? How are these guys among the league leaders -- and will they still be in September?...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Tommy Fleetwood shoots 67, among early leaders at PGA US Open runner-up Tommy Fleetwood back on Long Island for another major, once again looking up at Brooks Koepka on leaderboard        ...
21:34, 05/16/2019

‘This Violence Has to Stop’ Governor Says After U.N.C. Charlotte Shooting A gunman killed two people and injured four others on the last day of classes at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. The police have taken a suspect into custody, but have not revealed a possi...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Mexico state plagued by violence: 682 killed In just the first few months of 2019, the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz has been plagued by bloodshed -- on the streets, in drive-by shootings, and even with a massacre at a family gathering....
07:34, 04/29/2019

Bolton: US calling for halt to Venezuelan violence National Security Adviser John Bolton says the U.S. does not want a repeat of the violence that marred protests Tuesday. (May 1)        ...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime n...
00:51, 05/02/2019

More than 20 dead as violence flares between Gaza and Israel Air and tank strikes kill 19 Palestinians after Netanyahu orders ‘massive attacks’, while rockets kill three in Israel Militants in Gaza and Israeli forces engaged in a bloody and spiralling clash ove...
22:51, 05/05/2019

Protest in southwest Sudan ends in violence A protest in the South Darfur city of Nyala ended in violence on Saturday, with security forces launching tear gas at protesters and firing gunshots, state news agency SUNA and Sudan's main protest or...
00:34, 05/05/2019

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on tit-for-tat vengeance....
16:51, 05/18/2019

ETA's bloody history: 853 killings in 60 years of violence The most-wanted member of the Basque separatist militant group ETA, who had been on the run for 17 years, was caught by police on Thursday in the French Alps....
16:51, 05/16/2019

Don't tell us to halt the violence, tell the Americans, Afghan Taliban say The U.S. special peace envoy for Afghanistan should stop calling on Taliban militants to lay down their arms and tell the United States to end the use of force instead, the Taliban said on Friday....
13:17, 05/03/2019

Turkish, Iraqi leaders discuss military cooperation Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey and Iraq have discussed a possible deal to increase military and security cooperation between the neighboring countries...
22:17, 05/15/2019

Salary increase for Congress? House leaders look to end own pay freeze WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they’ve shunned s...
22:51, 05/09/2019

Three ways consumer goods leaders are investing in the future Consumer Goods (CG) companies have three clear opportunities to upgrade their resources to create a stronger business for the future. Direct-to-consumer sales, customer service, and data will power th...
20:51, 05/20/2019

Labor Leaders to Meet Monday on AFL-CIO Leadership Drama Earlier this week, we reported on serious internal drama within the leadership of the AFL-CIO: the labor coalition’s third-in-command had appealed to the executive council to save him from being suspe...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Sudan' military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia Sudan's ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country's former president from power ignores the idea that Islamic Sharia law is the basis for the cou...
21:00, 05/08/2019

EU leaders discuss future of Europe at Romania summit Leaders of 27 EU member states are to meet in the Romanian city of Sibiu to discuss the bloc's future course after Britain's departure. The summit comes some two weeks before important European electi...
09:17, 05/09/2019

Bucks leaders demand better play heading into Game 4 What I'm Hearing: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velazquez was in the Bucks locker room following Game 3 and the consensus feeling was that better play is needed in Game 4.   ...
19:17, 05/20/2019

Kering To Unite Sustainability Leaders Who Will Put Themselves In An “Uncomfortable Situation” Ahead of the G7 summit in Biarritz, Kering's François-Henri Pinault has been tasked with unifying a group of brands to set sustainability goals to reduce the industry’s negative impact on climate, bio...
10:34, 05/16/2019

Armenia's jailed ex-president: I'll join struggle against new leaders Armenia's imprisoned former president Robert Kocharyan told Reuters powerful opposition forces were coming together to challenge the ex-Soviet state's new leadership soon, and that he hoped to be amon...
10:51, 05/08/2019

UK PM May talks to N.Irish leaders about restoring executive- spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to the leaders of Northern Irish parties on Monday about talks to try to restore a devolved government in the province, her spokesman said....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labour leaders Management and labour leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
13:51, 05/11/2019

Party leaders racing to seal budget deal Congressional leaders and top Trump administration officials began working quickly Tuesday to cut a two-year budget deal to avoid blunt spending cuts and a potential debt default, a surprisingly posit...
21:34, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Venezuela top court targets opposition leaders The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuela's pro-government Supreme Court has opened a criminal investigation against seven opposition lawmakers in the afte...
05:00, 05/08/2019

N.L. leaders to square off tonight in first TV debate of provincial election Liberal Premier Dwight Ball will debate Tory Leader Ches Crosbie - his closest rival in the May 16 vote, according to recent polls - and NDP Leader Alison Coffin....
22:17, 05/01/2019

BJP Says Trinamool Leaders "Have Lost Their Mind", Demands Re-Polling The BJP on Sunday accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC) of widespread violence in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, and demanded repolling at several booths in eight out of the....
23:00, 05/19/2019

Hizbul, Lashkar Behind BJP, RSS Leaders' Killings In Kishtwar: Police A senior police officer said Monday the group behind the fatal attacks on an RSS leader and a BJP leader and his brother in April and November, respectively, in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir....
06:17, 04/30/2019

Guaidó says Maduro is 'sowing terror' against leaders who tried to oust him Venezuelan opposition leader speaks to the Guardian as his allies face years in jail for their role in the abortive 30 April uprisingThe Venezuelan politician fighting to depose Nicolás Maduro has acc...
19:51, 05/12/2019

Italy's top leaders in Tunisia to shore up ties, security Italy's chief of government and an array of top ministers are visiting Tunisia, a leading strategic and economic partner whose shared concerns include migration and the North African country's unstabl...
10:17, 04/30/2019

Indian leaders vow to fight poverty to win over poor voters Poverty remains a major issue in the ongoing general election in India, with political parties promising numerous schemes to eradicate it. The government says rapid economic growth will put an end to ...
00:51, 05/02/2019

PM Modi, Other Leaders Greet Nation As Ramzan Begins Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the nation on the beginning of the holy month of Ramzan. "May this auspicious month further the spirit of harmony, happiness and brotherhood in our society,"...
09:17, 05/07/2019

Religious leaders talk about healing after mass shootings WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of churches and a synagogue that were victimized by violent hate crimes are talking about how they helped their congregants heal. The leaders are attending a meeting Monday e...
01:17, 05/14/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs rise to extraordinary prominence in the fina...
12:19, 05/14/2019

BJP Leaders Protest Against Karnataka Minister In Lingayat Letter Row BJP leaders staged a protest against Karnataka minister MB Patil over the ongoing controversy surrounding a "forged" letter sent to Sonia Gandhi with suggestions to divide the state's Lingayat......
13:51, 05/06/2019

Trump presents Kushner’s immigration plan to GOP leaders President Trump huddled with Republican leadership on Tuesday to unveil the proposed immigration overhaul designed by his senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Devised by Kushner over the last...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Italy's leaders have softened their populist policies, top bank CEO says The anti-establishment and partly nationalist coalition in charge of Italy have slowly normalized the way they do politics since coming to power, the CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo told CNBC Wednesday....
12:51, 05/08/2019

Top Maoist Leaders Named In Gadchiroli Blast Case Top functionaries of the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) and at least 120 others have been named in the police case registered in connection with the IED blast in Gadchiroli district of......
23:34, 05/05/2019

Violence escalates in northwest Syria, claiming more lives DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Syrian military official says insurgents in the country’s northwest are preparing for an attack on government-held areas. The comments Sunday to state news agency SANA b...
14:34, 05/05/2019

Violence Against Women in El Salvador Is Driving Them to Suicide — Or to the U.S. Border The reporting for this project was supported by the Pulitzer Center It’s hard to grasp the scale of El Salvador’s problem with gender violence. In the Central American country of just six ...
19:34, 05/14/2019

Russell rejoins Cubs after 40-game MLB domestic violence ban Shortstop Addison Russell is rejoining the Chicago Cubs after completing a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy and then spending extra time in the mi...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Indians vote in fifth phase of election; violence in Kashmir India's northern heartland began voting on Monday in the fifth phase of a staggered general election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoping his record on national security will win him a second fiv...
09:00, 05/06/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been all...
12:17, 05/22/2019

Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)      ...
05:34, 05/21/2019

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years o...
16:34, 05/21/2019

Trump calls on people of Gaza to ‘end the violence’ against Israel President Trump on Sunday called on the people of Gaza to “end the violence” and make peace with Israel. The president’s appeal came as cross-border fighting between Hamas militants ...
07:00, 05/06/2019

| Former All Black given suspended prison term for domestic violence Former All Black Carl Hayman was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence for domestic violence with the ex-Toulon star admitting to "a problem with alcohol"...
23:17, 05/06/2019

4.3 million in need of aid as violence in Cameroon worsens: UN humanitarian chief Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitarian assistance has increased 30 per cent from last year to 4.3 million people, the U.N. humanitarian chief ...
03:51, 05/14/2019

Refugee law changes will hurt victims of domestic violence, advocates say In the U.S., domestic violence is no longer grounds for asylum claims. Canada has moved to prevent people from making refugee claims in Canada if they have made similar claims in certain other countri...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Israel halts gas supplies from Tamar due to Gaza violence Israel's energy minister decided on Sunday to temporarily halt natural gas supplies from the offshore field Tamar due to a surge in violence with Gaza militants, the ministry said in a statement....
22:34, 05/05/2019

New Estonian minister probed over alleged domestic violence Estonian authorities say a criminal investigation into suspected domestic violence has been launched against a new government member just hours after he assumed office....
14:00, 04/30/2019

John Carpenter looms over a day of madness and violence at Cannes Of the three film festivals that happen at the same time as Cannes in Cannes, Quinzaine (or Directors’ Fortnight) is the one that comes closest to rivaling the main one in prestige, importance, and qu...
19:17, 05/16/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to draw the country's armed forces into clashes....
04:34, 05/01/2019

US, Europe condemn violence in Albania opposition rallies TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The U.S. and European Union lawmakers are calling on Albania’s center-right opposition parties to restrain from violence in their anti-government protests. Protests over t...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Islamists in Sudan cancel rally over fears of violence Islamists in Sudan who were allied with ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir say they have cancelled a planned rally for fear of violence from the protesters who drove him from power earlier this month...
11:51, 04/29/2019

India’s Election Commission curtails campaign after violence KOLKATA, India (AP) — India’s Election Commission has curtailed election campaigning by a day in the state of West Bengal after several clashes ahead of Sunday’s polls. In an order Thursda...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Shooting at Mexican protest kills 2 union leaders, injures others MEXICO CITY — A union official accompanying protesting street vendors was shot to death Wednesday during the demonstration outside city hall in the south-central Mexico city of Cuernavaca, and another...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Alleged Nxivm sex cult leaders were conned by crooked PI firm The accused cons got conned. High-ranking members of the alleged sex cult Nxivm tried to get dirt on their enemies by hiring private investigators to dig through foes’ financial records — only to be g...
03:51, 05/15/2019

Charlottesville victim sues white nationalist groups, leaders An Ohio man says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr. at the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally. Fields, Richard Spencer named in suit.        ...
18:34, 05/21/2019

Kazakhs, foreign investors puzzled by power-sharing leaders The new Kazakh president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, flies a modest Airbus A321 jet. His predecessor and patron Nursultan Nazarbayev moves around on a much bigger wide-body Airbus A330-200....
12:17, 04/29/2019

PM Modi, Other Leaders Congratulate Students After CBSE Class 12 Results The CBSE Class 12 results were announced today afternoon for 13 lakh students who appeared for the crucial examination which began on February 13. Two girls, Hansika Shukla from Uttar Pradesh's......
14:51, 05/02/2019

Cambiemos leaders 'recognise' failures after landslide Peronist win in Córdoba So far this electoral year, Cambiemos candidates have lost gubernatorial races in Río Negro and Neuquén provinces; and primaries races in Chubut, Entre Ríos, La Pampa, Santa Fe and San Juan provinces....
17:00, 05/13/2019

BJP Leaders Urge Election Body To Take Action Against Bengal Government After BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge, a party delegation, including Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,......
04:17, 05/15/2019

Leaders struggle to make sense of fatal attack on synagogue The rabbi who led a service on the last day of Passover suffered a gunshot wound to his hands and two others endured shrapnel wounds as political, civic and religious leaders across the country strugg...
19:51, 04/28/2019

World leaders join new drive to beat noncommunicable diseases WHO is announcing today a new high-level commission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs. The group will propose bold and innovative solution...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Congress, BJP Leaders Arrested For Livestreaming Voting On Facebook Live You must have read about people livestreaming suicides, shootings and other crimes on Facebook Live but police have arrested two local leaders for uploading videos of casting their votes on the......
10:34, 05/20/2019

3 BJP Leaders To Explain Godse Remarks Within 10 Days, Says Amit Shah The ruling BJP today launched damage control after a rash of comments in favour of Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, just two days before the final round of voting for the national election......
11:00, 05/17/2019

UK's May to meet Tory leaders next week to address calls for resignation British Prime Minister Theresa May has offered to meet leaders of an influential group of Conservative Party lawmakers next week to address growing calls for her to resign, party representatives said ...
23:17, 05/08/2019

| Sudan protest leaders say accord with army on transitional authority Sudan's protest leaders says they have reached a breakthrough agreement with the country's military rulers on transitional authorities to run the country....
05:51, 05/14/2019

Synagogue Shooting Keeps Religious Leaders on Edge: ‘No One Should Be Gunned Down in Worship’ An attack in Poway, Calif., was the latest reminder of a new reality that rabbis, imams and pastors must now take measures to prepare for the horrors of mass shootings....
09:00, 04/29/2019

Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over comments about the Holocaust and Palestinians....
10:34, 05/14/2019

UK PM May talks to Northern Irish leaders about restoring executive: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to the leaders of Northern Irish parties on Monday about talks to try to restore a devolved government in the province, her spokesman said....
20:00, 05/13/2019

Venezuela opposition, government leaders travel to Norway for possible talks Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition have traveled to Norway to discuss potential options following a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, according to four opposi...
08:00, 05/16/2019

"Best Wishes": Party Leaders Congratulate Students For ICSE, ISC Results After the results for the Class 10 (ICSE) and Class 12 (ISC) results were announced today, political party leaders cutting across the political spectrum took to social media to congratulate the......
17:00, 05/07/2019

Israeli leaders mourn death of Holocaust survivor rabbi Israeli leaders are mourning the death of a prominent Hassidic rabbi who survived Auschwitz and championed Holocaust remembrance among ultra-Orthodox Jews....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Vehicles Of BJP Leaders Mukul Roy, Samki Bhattacharya Damaged In Bengal Vehicles belonging to BJP leaders Mukul Roy and Samik Bhattacharya were allegedly vandalised by unidentified men in North 24 Parganas district on Thursday night....
07:34, 05/17/2019

Community leaders call for action aid in border humanitarian crisis TUCSON – With more than 7,000 migrants processed at the Benedictine Monastery since Jan. 1, Catholic Community Service and several community leaders have teamed up together to achieve one goal &...
06:51, 05/04/2019

Pompeo briefs Iraqi leaders on U.S. security concerns over Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with Iraq's prime minister and other top officials to discuss the safety of Americans in Iraq and explain U....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Palestinian Business Leaders Reject Trump’s Economic Overture The Trump administration is organizing a conference to show Palestinian business leaders the economic benefits of its Mideast peace plan. The Palestinians are saying no thanks....
01:17, 05/21/2019

Germany's Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
22:00, 05/11/2019

Saudi Arabia to convene Arab leaders over recent attacks Saudi Arabia’s King Salman invited Gulf and Arab leaders to convene emergency summits to discuss the implications of this week’s attacks against the kingdom and neighboring United Arab Emirates, the f...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Obama: Leaders who 'feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts' Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a tacit swipe at President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying leaders who "feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts."...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Palestinian leaders say U.S. plans for ‘Peace to Prosperity’ summit slights them Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said Palestinians were not interested in improving life under Israeli occupation but in ending it altogether....
02:17, 05/21/2019

‘Big 4’ leaders to begin talks with White House on budget deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy have agreed to begin negotiations on a two-year deal to lift...
20:34, 05/17/2019

Sexual assault epidemic has Pentagon, military leaders on the defensive SEXUAL ASSAULT SOARS: The Pentagon knew its latest report on sexual assault in the military was very bad news. After years of insisting it was making progress in curbing sexual assault and sexual hara...
14:34, 05/03/2019

Montenegro opposition leaders jailed for pro-Russian coup plot A Montenegrin court has handed jail sentences to 14 people, including opposition politicians, over an alleged Russia-backed coup plot. The judge said the plot was aimed at stopping Montenegro from joi...
11:17, 05/09/2019

Maduro Moves to Reassert Authority, Arrest Opposition Leaders Venezuela’s government began cracking down on those it accused of planning a military uprising to oust autocrat Nicolás Maduro, ordering the arrest of opposition leaders as antigovernment protests wan...
05:51, 05/03/2019

'Big 4' leaders to meet Tuesday on budget caps, debt limit The four top party leaders will meet on Tuesday morning to begin talks on a potential deal to raise the budget caps, as well as a possible boost to the debt ceiling, according to multiple sources, alt...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left Labor party....
04:00, 05/17/2019

'There is a rift': Italy's leaders aren't even hiding their disagreements anymore Italy's deputy leaders Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio were thrown together a year ago when they formed an awkward coalition government. Now their tense alliance seems to be unraveling....
08:17, 05/09/2019

W Series leaders Chadwick and Powell troubled by gearbox issue W Series race winner Jamie Chadwick and runner-up Alice Powell both say they struggled with a gearbox problem when downshifting in the opening race of the season at Hockenheim...
17:17, 05/05/2019

American leaders of Greek Orthodox Church quit their posts The US leaders of the Greek Orthodox Church — rocked by priest sex scandals, a financial crisis, and the building debacle at the World Trade Center site — have quit. Archbishop Demetrios, 91, who has ...
22:51, 05/11/2019

Reports of ceasefire between Gaza and Israel after days of violence – video Palestinian officials said Egypt has mediated a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel to end a recent surge of violence. Reports of a ceasefire came not long after Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanya...
18:51, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka soldiers patrol areas hit by anti-Muslim violence Sri Lankan soldiers in armored vehicles on Tuesday patrolled towns hit by sectarian violence this week as residents recalled how Muslims had hid in paddy fields to escape mobs attacking their homes an...
11:51, 05/14/2019

Recent violence puts U.S. mosques on guard as Ramadan begins Mass shootings at places of worship have Muslims on high alert as they begin to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, with some hiring armed guards at the mosques....
17:34, 05/06/2019

Latest round of India’s national election marred by violence The fourth phase of India’s staggered national election has been marred by multiple clashes that injured at least seven people and led to security forces firing warning shots outside one polling stati...
19:00, 04/29/2019

‘They have free rein’: Rio residents fear police violence under far-right rule New governor promised ‘slaughter’ of gangsters, drawing comparisons with bloody Philippines drug warThe residents were chatting outside when the police helicopter swooped over the polluted river at th...
07:17, 05/17/2019

Algeria's army chief of staff says military will keep country from violence -TV Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday the military will ensure the country does not descend into violence, state TV said, as mass protests that prompted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to qui...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Chicago woman killed, baby cut from womb in ‘unspeakable act of violence’ he newborn was in grave condition and not expected to survive, and three people were taken into custody, with charges including murder expected to be filed Thursday afternoon, a police spokesman said....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Vows a Search of Every Home, as New Violence Erupts Explosions and shootings continued to shake the country, as President Maithripala Sirisena tried to deflect anger at the government’s failure to stop the Easter Sunday bombings....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Sudanese military and opposition resume talks after street violence Sudan's ruling military council said it had restarted talks late on Sunday with an alliance of protest and opposition groups that is pushing for a civilian-led transition to democracy....
03:51, 05/20/2019

‘Global sisterhood’ tells perpetrators ‘time is up’ for pandemic of violence From #MeToo to #HearMeToo, the fight to end violence against women continues as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, Nicole Kidman, joined survivors, activists and other Hollywood celebrities to spotlight th...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Indonesian police arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence Indonesian police have arrested at least 20 people accused of provoking riots in Jakarta following official results showing President Joko Widodo had been re-elected, a police spokesman said on Wednes...
04:51, 05/22/2019

After Violence-Marred Polling, BJP, Trinamool Approach Poll Body The Trinamool Congress and the BJP workers on Monday clashed at many places during voting in eight constituencies of West Bengal, repeating the pattern of violence that has marred the ongoing national...
01:34, 04/30/2019

Sri Lankan Islamist Called for Violence on Facebook Before Easter Attacks A charismatic leader who allegedly helped plan and execute Sri Lanka’s Easter bombings called before the attacks for killing non-Muslims in Facebook posts that remained online despite complaints from ...
09:34, 05/01/2019

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender womenA week after enduring a sustained beating in front of a jeerin...
16:51, 05/21/2019

Special teams at U.S. universities try to identify students at risk of violence Last week's shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte that killed two students and wounded four was just the kind of tragedy a team of officials at the school was trying to prevent....
12:51, 05/06/2019

Facebook sets new rules to keep violence, abusive content offline Social giant Facebook will spend millions on research to develop ways to prevent users from utilizing its livestream feature for nefarious purposes, like the gunman who broadcast an attack on two mosq...
15:51, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Israel halts gas supplies from Tamar due to Gaza violence Israel's energy minister decided on Sunday to temporarily halt natural gas supplies from the offshore field Tamar due to a surge in violence with Gaza militants, the ministry said in a statement....
22:34, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka stocks fall for 10th day on sectarian violence concerns Sri Lankan shares fell for the tenth straight session on Wednesday and closed at their lowest in nearly seven years, as sectarian violence dented investor sentiment, while the rupee edged higher after...
15:17, 05/15/2019

Prohibitory Orders Imposed In Bengal's Bhatpara After Poll Violence The Election Commission on Monday imposed prohibitory orders in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, following violence in the area during the assembly by-election on Sunday, a......
01:34, 05/21/2019

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
23:51, 05/20/2019

Julio Urias of Dodgers Placed on Leave After Domestic Violence Arrest Urias, 22, was arrested on Monday night for “intimate partner battery,” the police in Los Angeles said. The commissioner’s office will investigate the situation....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Artist Ai Weiwei takes aim at state violence in Mexico with Legos Chinese artist Ai Weiwei unveiled a new installation in Mexico that tells the story of 43 students likely massacred five years ago in a case that exposed government stonewalling and complicity in abus...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Gaza violence escalates after militants launch rocket attacks Gaza militants fired more than 400 rockets at Israel over the past day in one of the deadliest escalations in in years. The clashes included the first Israeli fatality from rocket fire since 2014....
10:51, 05/05/2019

BJP's Tajinder Bagga Trends As He Claims 2 am Arrest Over Rally Violence Tajinder Bagga, a Delhi BJP leader, alleged today that he was arrested at 2 am in Kolkata hours after the Amit Shah roadshow that ended in clashes, arson and vandalism of a statue of iconic Bengali......
17:17, 05/15/2019

Rio Carnival Is Marred by Violence as City’s Security Troubles Worsen The governor of the state of Rio acknowledged that there were not enough police officers patrolling the streets of Rio de Janeiro for the celebrations....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Gaza-Israel violence flares into second day with rocket attacks, air strikes Gaza militants fired more than 250 rockets into Israeli towns and villages through Saturday, while Israel hit back with tank shelling and air strikes that Palestinian officials said killed four people...
00:34, 05/05/2019

Bengal Campaigning To End Tomorrow Due To Violence At Amit Shah Roadshow The campaign for the last round of voting in Bengal has been cut short by the Election Commission after violence at BJP president Amit Shah's roadshow on Tuesday evening. For the first time, the......
17:17, 05/15/2019

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel....
05:17, 05/06/2019

Protesters in Benin clash with police in post-election violence Security forces in Benin's capital Cotonou on Thursday fired weapons to disperse crowds protesting against the exclusion of opposition parties from last Sunday's parliamentary election, Reuters witnes...
21:51, 05/02/2019

In Bengal, Poll Violence Near Tagore's Shantiniketan, "Abode of Peace" Sporadic clashes and irregularities took place during polling in Bengal, where voters are taking a decision on eight seats today. The worst of these was in Nanoor in Birbhum, a district in the......
11:51, 04/29/2019

Mexican state of Veracruz plagued by bloody shadow of violence In just the first few months of 2019, the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz has been plagued by bloodshed -- on the streets, in drive-by shootings and even with a massacre at a family gathering....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Amid Battle With BJP Over Kolkata Violence, Trinamool Cites "Evidence" Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has claimed to have "irrefutable evidence" that BJP goons are responsible for yesterday's violence at Amit Shah's rally and the vandalism at Vidyasagar College in....
17:17, 05/15/2019

Trinamool Seeks Election Commission's Intervention Over Asansol Violence A Trinamool Congress (TMC) delegation led by party MP Shukhendu Shekhar Roy on Monday sought time from Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) West Bengal in connection with BJP leader and Union Minister......
11:51, 04/29/2019

Q&A: Knicks leaders confident franchise is back on path to winning ways With a high draft pick, money to spend in free agency and talented young players on the roster, the New York Knicks are bullish on their future.        ...
13:51, 05/14/2019

Republican Leaders Are ‘Ride or Die’ With President Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’ There’s literally nothing the President could do to lose the support of of the GOP in Congress, at least according to this week’s Saturday Night Live cold open. The sketch, which aired Sat...
19:17, 05/12/2019

Baltimore struggling with soaring crime, drugs and inept political leaders Juan Grant, who led protests across Baltimore demanding answers after the arrest and in-custody death of his best friend Freddie Gray in 2015, was shot to death on Saturday while driving to his grandm...
16:34, 05/01/2019

Italy’s Interior Minister Leads Rally of European Nationalist Leaders (MILAN) — Italy’s anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of right-wing populist leaders Saturday seeking historic results in next week’s European Parliament electi...
01:51, 05/19/2019

Political climate change: Australian leaders make last pitch to voters Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the opposition Labor leader calling for generational change and conservative Prime Minist...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Venezuelan Government Officials and Opposition Leaders Are Meeting In Norway for Talks (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, o...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Trump, Democratic leaders to meet on drug prices soon: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional Democratic leaders soon to discuss drug prices, the White House said on Tuesday following infrastructure talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ...
20:17, 04/30/2019

Report: Ohio State team doctor abused 177, leaders knew At least 177 men were sexually abused by an Ohio State team doctor who died years ago, the university said Friday as it released findings from a law firm that investigated the accusations, concluding ...
17:34, 05/17/2019

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bill in an expected special legislative session. Hous...
23:51, 05/06/2019

For Sri Lanka’s Bickering Leaders, Terrorist Attack Dims Election Hopes The president and prime minister are being called on to step down even by supporters. Waiting in the wings is the family of the former strongman president, Mahinda Rajapaksa....
17:51, 05/21/2019

Military leaders beg Congress for money to repair bases hit by 2018 hurricanes Military leaders, still struggling to clean up the mess from hurricanes that wreaked havoc on East Coast bases last year, warned Congress this week that failing to deal with the damage now will have l...
03:34, 05/11/2019

Violence, natural disasters forced a record 41 million people from their homes GENEVA — A leading advocacy group for refugees estimates a record 41 million people have been displaced within their countries, with many forced to flee conflict, violence and internal tensions in sev...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Violence Erupts in Indonesia’s Capital in Wake of Presidential Election Results The authorities said they would limit social media access one day after supporters of a defeated presidential candidate took to the streets in protest....
13:51, 05/22/2019

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Violence against women and 'femicide' in El Salvador propelling them to US border, data shows A female has been bludgeoned to death in El Salvador, on average, at least every single day this year in what is a growing level of gender-based violence hard to comprehend....
20:34, 05/15/2019

Algeria's army chief of staff says military will prevent violence in country: TV Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday the military will ensure the country does not descend into violence, state TV reported, as mass protests that prompted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to...
20:34, 05/01/2019

Violence flares in West Bengal as voting in Indian election ends Violent clashes broke out in India's eastern state of West Bengal again on Sunday in the final phase of the staggered election that will decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns for a secon...
19:17, 05/19/2019

Violence Only In Bengal In All Six Phases Of Polls, Says Amit Shah: Live Updates BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday accused West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress of indulging in violence in the state and alleged that the Election Commission has been a "mute spectator"....
10:34, 05/15/2019

Estonian nationalist party sees media bias in violence case Estonia's interior minister is blaming the Baltic country's media of having double standards when reporting on a former government official from his party who resigned after being investigated for dom...
20:34, 05/02/2019

One dead as Sri Lanka town gripped by another bout of anti-Muslim violence At least one person was killed Monday amid renewed anti-Muslim violence in a Sri Lankan town targeted during last month's Easter Sunday terrorist attacks....
10:17, 05/14/2019

Violence spills over in heart of Caracas as thousands answer Guaidó's call Masked protesters bloodied from rubber bullets and one person hit by armored tank as clashes rock Venezuelan capitalVenezuela: clashes after Guaido urges uprising – liveThe first bloodshed was capture...
14:17, 05/01/2019

'Essential first step': Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Native women Senator Lisa Murkowski tells the Guardian ‘justice was not there’ for indigenous families, but says change is coming‘Sister where did you go?’: the Native American women disappearing from US citiesFor...
14:17, 05/01/2019

West Bengal Records 52.36% Voter Turnout Till 1PM Amid Violence Polling began amid incidents of violence in West Bengal, where an estimated 52.36 per cent of voters cast their votes till 1pm on Monday in eight Lok Sabha constituencies, election officials said....
11:51, 04/29/2019

After Asansol Violence, Babul Supriyo Says Officer Stage-Managed Voting BJP leader and Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Tuesday denied allegations of threatening election officials at a voting booth in West Bengal during the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha election, and......
22:17, 04/30/2019

Relentless Taliban violence casts a pall over 'slow' Afghan talks Talks with the Taliban on ending Afghanistan's war are making steady but slow progress, the chief U.S. envoy involved in the negotiations said on Friday while signaling growing frustration with relent...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Dodgers Pitcher Julio Urias Arrested On Suspicion Of Domestic Violence Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias was arrested Monday around 9:30 p.m. local time by the Los Angeles Police Department after witnesses reportedly saw him shoving a woman to the ground....
22:34, 05/14/2019

Cops tried to provoke violence with profanity-laced traffic stop, lawsuit says Two Atlantic City Police officers with disciplinary histories are being sued by men who claim their civil rights were violated during a traffic stop.        ...
06:34, 05/18/2019

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts of the state to control the situation....
19:34, 05/21/2019

Israeli Killed And 2 Palestinian Gunmen Dead As Gaza Violence Persists A rocket fired from Gaza killed an Israeli civilian on Sunday and two Palestinian gunmen were killed in an Israeli strike as cross-border hostilities ran into their third day....
09:51, 05/05/2019

Calls To Trigger Violence Tomorrow, Centre Warns States Before Counting There could be attempts to trigger violence during the counting of votes tomorrow for the Lok Sabha elections, the Home Ministry warned today, sending out alerts to chief secretaries and police chiefs...
17:17, 05/22/2019

Israeli killed and two Palestinian gunmen dead as Gaza violence persists A rocket fired from Gaza killed an Israeli civilian on Sunday and two Palestinian gunmen were killed in an Israeli strike as cross-border hostilities ran into their third day....
06:51, 05/05/2019

Mamata Banerjee Responsible For Bengal Poll Violence: Rajnath Singh The BJP Tuesday attacked the West Bengal government over incidents of political violence in the state, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh holding Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "responsible" and......
04:17, 05/15/2019

Our leaders are ignoring global warming to the point of criminal negligence. It's unforgivable | Tim Winton Humanity survived the cold war because no one pushed the button. On climate change, the button has been pushed again and againAbout this seriesSupport Guardian Australia’s independent journalism with ...
16:51, 05/01/2019

Global Health: Religious Objections to the Measles Vaccine? Get the Shots, Faith Leaders Say Devout parents who are worried about vaccines often object to ingredients from pigs or fetuses. But the leaders of major faiths have examined these fears and still vigorously endorse vaccination....
18:51, 04/28/2019

U.S. envoy says Palestinian leaders seek to kill peace plan, should hold fire Donald Trump’s Middle East envoy is accusing the Palestinian leadership of trying to kill the U.S. president’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan even before its unveiling and urges them instead to hold f...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Keir Starmer blames 'wannabe Tory leaders' for Brexit talks failure Shadow Brexit secretary says impasse could be broken by allowing confirmatory voteThe shadow Brexit secretary, Keir Starmer, has blamed “wannabe Tory leaders” for the breakdown of cross-party talks as...
11:51, 05/18/2019

EU leaders vow to fight climate change, uphold rules-based trade: declaration European Union leaders pledged on Thursday to protect democracy and the rule of law, fight climate change and uphold international trade based on World Trade Organization rules among their priorities ...
18:51, 05/09/2019

Hunger in Yemen: WFP considers aid suspension in face of repeated interference by some Houthi leaders The UN emergency food relief agency said on Monday that without full access and “freedom to decide” who receives lifesaving aid, in Houthi rebel-controlled areas of Yemen, it could be forced to implem...
00:17, 05/21/2019

BJP Leaders Dilip Ghosh, Himanta Biswa Sarma's Convoy Attacked In Bengal The BJP has claimed its leaders Dilip Ghosh and Himanta Biswa Sarma were allegedly attacked by Trinamool Congress workers in West Bengal's East Midnapore on Tuesday....
22:17, 05/07/2019

Cambiemos leaders tussle with ally Elisa Carrió over dismal Córdoba election Cambiemos was divided between rival candidates in the Córdoba provincial elections after a schism pitted two candidates against each other. Coalition leaders like Carrió blame the national government ...
15:51, 05/16/2019

Trump slams leaders of 'Dues Sucking firefighters' union after Biden endorsement President Trump on Monday slammed the leaders of what he called the “Dues Sucking firefighters” union after the International Association of Fire Fighters endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden in t...
20:00, 04/29/2019

Books of The Times: An Extraordinary New Book Dismantles the Myths That Surround Domestic Violence In “No Visible Bruises,” Rachel Louise Snyder reports on “a global health problem of epidemic proportions,” and writes about actionable changes that can help....
01:51, 05/08/2019

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Prosecutor asks for jail time for Russian soccer stars accused of violence: RIA A Russian prosecutor on Monday asked a court to hand jail sentences to two famous Russian soccer players accused of taking part in violent attacks in Moscow, the RIA news agency reported....
18:34, 05/06/2019

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into the indigenous village of Kumarakapay on its way to...
17:00, 05/21/2019

'Grave consequences' await if new deadly escalation of violence in Gaza continues - top UN official The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, is “deeply concerned by yet another dangerous escalation in Gaza and the tragic loss of life”. According to...
23:34, 05/04/2019

Principal tried to hide stabbing of basketball coach at violence-plagued high school An assistant coach was stabbed after a girls basketball game between two Manhattan high schools — and now one of the principals is trying to hush up the violence at her troubled school, sources told T...
03:51, 05/15/2019

Trinamool Seeks Meeting With Election Body After Amit Shah Rally Violence The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday sought a meeting with the Election Commission over the destruction of a statue of Bengali writer and philosopher Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar during clashes......
04:17, 05/15/2019

Chicago Cubs will keep Addison Russell in minors after domestic violence suspension ends When Addison Russell's 40-game domestic violence suspension ends on Friday, the Cubs shortstop will remain with Class AAA Iowa.        ...
03:34, 05/01/2019

Cameroon: Clear ‘window of opportunity’ to solve crises rooted in violence - Bachelet The UN human rights chief on Monday welcomed Cameroon’s willingness to cooperate over finding workable solutions to “major human rights and humanitarian crises”, caused by months of serious unrest and...
23:34, 05/06/2019

Ilhan Omar's tweet on Israel-Gaza violence sparks condemnation from Republicans Republicans were harsh to condemn freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who tweeted about this weekend’s violence in Israel, the worst in a string of flare-ups since a 2014 war....
00:51, 05/07/2019

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to pro...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Cannes filmmaker urges Macron to watch tale of French police violence Filmmaker Ladj Ly urged French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday to watch his thriller about a chaotic police patrol, in the running for the top award at Cannes, as an insight into France's "yello...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Canadian and Japanese leaders tout benefits of Pacific trade deal that Trump abandoned The leaders of Canada and Japan on Sunday touted the benefits of a Pacific trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from and said the pact should serve as a model for future agreements....
20:00, 04/28/2019

TIME’s 2019 list of “Next Generation Leaders” names 19-year-old Overwatch League pro Kim “Geguri” Se TIME’s 2019 list of “Next Generation Leaders” names 19-year-old Overwatch League pro Kim “Geguri” Se-Yeon, the league’s first female player. “Since I am the only female player in the whole league, I t...
23:17, 05/16/2019

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the ...
18:51, 05/18/2019

Royals, world leaders and the Archbishop of Canterbury congratulate Duke and Duchess of Sussex on baby boy Members of the royal family and world leaders are celebrating as Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, announced they are the proud parents of a new baby boy....
17:51, 05/06/2019