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Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests

Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time,...

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests

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07:17, 06/10/2019

Specter of extradition law spreads as Hong Kong bookseller flees to Taiwan A Hong Kong bookseller who was detained by China is seeking refuge in Taiwan, saying his home city will no longer be safe when new laws are enacted allowing extradition to China, which could drive eve...
12:34, 04/30/2019

Hong Kong to press on with extradition bill despite fears people will 'disappear' Hong Kong's chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
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Britain praises Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt welcomed a decision by the Hong Kong government to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial....
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Brusque to bruised: Hong Kong's Lam caves to pressure on extradition bill With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing her bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared in no mood to compromise on a planned extr...
22:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill a 'terrible blow' to rule of law: Patten Hong Kong's last British governor Chris Patten said on Thursday a proposed extradition bill allowing suspects to be sent to China for trial is a "terrible blow" to the rule of law and will undermine H...
10:34, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong Protester Dies After Unfurling Anti-Extradition Banner A man has died after unfurling a banner protesting Hong Kong’s extradition bill on the side of a shopping mall, local media reports. The man, described by Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper...
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Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activists and opposition lawmakers....
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Telegram hit by massive Chinese cyberattack during Hong Kong protests The app, which says it has 200 million users worldwide, has been widely used in Hong Kong to coordinate demonstrations against a controversial extradition bill....
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Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade and finance center a day earlier....
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The Latest: China backs Hong Kong’s handling of protests HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 4:45 p.m. China’s government says it supports Hong Kong authorities’ handling ...
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Hong Kong crisis deepens as China extradition bill moves forward Society organizations, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radical action.”...
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Hong Kong lawmakers clash over what democrats call 'evil' extradition bill Hong Kong legislators clashed on Tuesday over a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, after ugly brawls in the legislature over the weekend....
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Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.        ...
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Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the plan is also mounting, with criticism coming from ...
17:00, 06/09/2019

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in a last bid to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, with police bracing...
12:17, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray at anti-extradition protesters Hong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
10:34, 06/12/2019

Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former British colony must take steps to protect its rights, fre...
15:51, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the building Wednesday out of concern the measure signaled gr...
09:51, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill amid protest pressure Carrie Lam says legislation that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China ‘caused a lot of division’Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has suspended indefinitely efforts to pass a controversial ne...
11:51, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Block Streets as Debate on Extradition Bill Is Delayed Thousands of protesters blocked roads around Hong Kong’s legislature, forcing lawmakers to postpone debate on a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China....
09:51, 06/12/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong's embattled leader suspends divisive extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented protest...
15:51, 06/15/2019

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bringing the busiest parts of the city to a standstill...
16:00, 06/09/2019

EU lodges formal diplomatic note against contentious Hong Kong extradition bill The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong issued a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest note to Hong Kong's leader on Friday over a proposed extradition law that could see individuals sent ...
11:00, 05/24/2019

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to...
11:00, 06/08/2019

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of Hong Kong...
00:51, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing's influence in the former British colony and undermine freedoms promised when China took cont...
08:51, 06/14/2019

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to ...
01:17, 06/13/2019

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests Traffic has been restored in the heart of Hong Kong a day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial....
05:17, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Protests: Senior Official Urges Protesters to Disperse The police used pepper spray and water cannons against thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s streets and forced the Legislative Council to suspend debate on a contentious extradition bill....
08:51, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the streets again....
14:34, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Chinese media calls Hong Kong protests a ‘riot’ HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 11 a.m. After days of silence, Chinese state media is characterizing the largely peaceful ...
05:51, 06/13/2019

US briefing: Kushner company, Hong Kong protests and US-Mexico deal Monday’s top story: Firm part-owned by president’s son-in-law received $90m from offshore investors. Plus, San Francisco’s fog is an Instagram hitSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email...
13:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong gears up for mass strikes as thousands rally overnight against extradition bill Hong Kong braced for mass strikes on Wednesday after thousands braved thunderstorms overnight to stage fresh protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland...
00:51, 06/12/2019

China extradition bill debate postponed as protesters swarm Hong Kong streets Hong Kong lawmakers have postponed a debate over a controversial bill that would allow fugitives to be extradited to China after protesters blocked roads and restricted access to government buildings....
10:17, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong: Protesters block seat of government, delaying extradition bill reading Thousands of protesters descended on the government headquarters and blocked at least two major roads in central Hong Kong to oppose a new extradition bill. The bill's second reading was delayed becau...
06:51, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong police say 11 protesters arrested, 22 officers injured in Wednesday demonstration against extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police say 11 protesters arrested, 22 officers injured in Wednesday demonstration against extradition law....
12:17, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces China extradition bill is suspended Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced at a press conference on Saturday afternoon that a contentious bill to allow extraditions to mainland China has been put on hold....
10:17, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding it be scrapped and she resign...
09:17, 06/10/2019

Outrage in Hong Kong as Extradition Plan Exposes Deep Fears of China’s Rule Petitions have drawn support from lawyers, teachers and even anime fans. Groups say the plan could hurt Hong Kong’s reputation as an international business hub....
18:51, 06/07/2019

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill vowed further demonstrations after hundreds of thou...
11:17, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong protests: government leader Carrie Lam condemns 'blatant riot' Lam denies she is ‘selling out’ to Beijing; city is quiet on Thursday as just a handful of protestors remain and many roads reopenHong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has condemned protesters for “d...
05:17, 06/13/2019

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police during a mass demonstration against legislation that ...
11:51, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests, strikes Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protecting chats and voice communications. It’s als...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely withdrawn and the city’s leader step down, a da...
08:51, 06/16/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects to face trial in China for the first time, accordi...
17:17, 06/14/2019

Hundreds of protesters surround government headquarters in Hong Kong as officials prepare to table extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters surround government headquarters in Hong Kong as officials prepare to table extradition law....
05:51, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill debate delayed as police reveal they used over 150 rounds of tear gas on protesters The debate over Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill that has fueled massive and sometimes violent protests was delayed for a second time on Thursday, as authorities revealed the amount of force...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay....
05:51, 06/13/2019

Protesters block access to government headquarters in Hong Kong in bid to scupper debate on extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters block access to government headquarters in Hong Kong in bid to scupper debate on extradition bill....
05:51, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continues to protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China....
10:51, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as protests turn to violent chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China ...
11:51, 06/12/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since 1989 Tiananmen Square protests More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed....
19:51, 05/26/2019

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands block streets – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFull story: thousands of protesters vow ‘no retreat’ a...
10:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong delays start of legislative session on extradition bill as protesters try to block entry to building HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong delays start of legislative session on extradition bill as protesters try to block entry to building....
05:51, 06/12/2019

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hong Kong, according to the CEO of Telegram.Read more....
12:51, 06/13/2019

Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work....
11:17, 06/13/2019

| Hong Kong protests | Carter talks Trump: WATCH the top World news videos for today Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament | Carter talks Trump, China and leadership at church; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
07:17, 06/10/2019

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also accelerating global warming. Stopping climate change also mean...
14:00, 05/15/2019

‘I can’t convince them to stay’: Falling coffee prices fueling migration to U.S. In western Guatemala, cultivating coffee was once a way out of poverty. As prices fall, a staggering number of growers are abandoning their farms for the United States....
18:34, 06/12/2019

Reports: Celtics' Irving changes agents, fueling Durant rumors Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving parted ways with his longtime agent Jeff Wechsler is expected to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation, according to multiple reports on Wednesday....
11:00, 06/13/2019

Magic Johnson denies fueling reported Lakers dysfunction Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic Johnson denied mistreating any employees during his stint as team president tha...
04:51, 05/29/2019

Dershowitz, Concha slam media fueling calls for Trump's impeachment Professor Alan Dershowitz says impeachment "isn't constitutionally permissible," and members of the liberal media should stop calling for Democrats to impeach President Trump. ...
08:17, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found President Trump....
12:00, 05/08/2019

|EXPLAINER:TheIvanPillaypensionissue,whatthePPsaysandwhatGordhandenies Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has made adverse findings against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. He has, however, taken her findings on review. The issue revolves around an administra...
22:17, 05/31/2019

EXPLAINER-What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
20:34, 05/09/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being removed from office via the impeachment process as "dirt...
12:34, 06/03/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
23:51, 05/09/2019

Explainer: Counting the cost of the U.S.-China trade war so far U.S. President Donald Trump's fresh threats of tariff hikes on Chinese imports this week marked a new escalation in the trade dispute between the world's top two economies and a reversal of months of ...
20:51, 05/06/2019

EXPLAINER-U.S.-China trade war - the levers they can pull The escalating trade war between the United States and China has gone beyond tariffs as the countries increase pressure on each other to cede ground. Beijing has said it would retaliate after Pres...
23:34, 06/05/2019

EXPLAINER-Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly...
23:34, 06/05/2019

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly...
23:51, 06/05/2019

Explainer: Impeachment is not a quick 'bye, bye birdie' - Pelosi Impeachment of a U.S. president does not mean an immediate ouster from office, or as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi put it on Wednesday, a "bye, bye birdie."...
02:34, 06/06/2019

Explainer: Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the m...
18:17, 06/02/2019

Four takeaways from the European elections – video explainer In the UK, the Conservatives and Labour have been decimated over their stance on Brexit, with Nigel Farage's Brexit party and pro-remain parties emerging as the big winners. With votes still being co...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Explainer: What's at stake for Libya's oil as conflict flares? Eastern-based Libyan forces led by Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive in April on the capital Tripoli in the west that has plunged the oil-producing nation into a new bout of conflict....
22:17, 04/29/2019

EXPLAINER-Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the m...
21:17, 06/02/2019

Explainer: How does the situation on the U.S.-Mexico border compare with the past? U.S. President Donald Trump has made immigration a central theme of his administration but has grown increasingly frustrated with the ballooning numbers of mostly Central American families crossing th...
05:34, 06/07/2019

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legisl...
02:34, 06/06/2019

Explainer: Japan emperor abdication rare, but could set precedent Emperor Akihito, 85, will step down on Tuesday, almost three years after he first publicly hinted he wanted to retire and hand over to his heir, Crown Prince Naruhito. It is the first abdication by a ...
01:00, 04/30/2019

Explainer: How powerful are Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. House Democrats threatened on Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr in "contempt of Congress" for not complying with a subpoena to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report. ...
17:51, 05/02/2019

Explainer: The main players in Israel's next election, the second this year Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to cobble together a coalition government despite weeks of trying and Israel will vote on Sept. 17 in the second election within months....
08:51, 05/30/2019

Explainer: Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit? Several of the contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May have said Britain should leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even if that means a no-deal Brexit....
17:17, 05/28/2019

Explainer: China changes laws in trade war with U.S., enforcement a concern China has been changing laws to address U.S. concerns about fair treatment of foreign companies, but with some vague wording and persistent concerns about enforcement, it is unclear if this will leave...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Explainer: How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade deal Chinese Vice Premier Liu He goes to Washington for trade talks on Thursday and Friday, setting up a last-ditch bid for progress toward a deal that would avoid a sharp increase in tariffs on Chinese go...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Explainer: Qualities of an exceptional show jumping horse "We take you through the key qualities required for a horse to be an exceptional show jumper. Enjoy learning all about the crucial aspects of the sport in this explainer."...
12:17, 05/15/2019

Explainer: Why Zimbabwe faces worst power cuts in three years Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the world's biggest platinum and gold producers....
20:51, 05/16/2019

EXPLAINER-Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures the country's military to abandon socialist Presiden...
01:17, 05/02/2019

Explainer: Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures the country's military to abandon socialist Presiden...
09:34, 05/02/2019

Explainer: 'Privacy coin' Monero offers near total anonymity Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market is sliding, with a host of alternative digital coins gaining ground as developers race to create digital cash that can gain a footing in mainstream commerc...
08:17, 05/15/2019

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth - Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
02:51, 06/04/2019

Explainer: Who pays Trump's tariffs, China or U.S. customers and companies? U.S. President Donald Trump says China pays the tariffs he has imposed on $250 billion of Chinese exports to the United States but that is not exactly the way tariffs work....
08:51, 05/07/2019

Explainer: How hard-hitting are U.S. Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. Attorney General William Barr faces the prospect on Wednesday of a vote by a U.S. House committee to hold him in "contempt of Congress." What does that mean?...
00:34, 05/07/2019

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump could cite the legal doctrine of "executive privilege" to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and w...
15:34, 05/02/2019

EXPLAINER-U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
23:51, 06/03/2019

Explainer: Crunch time for Spain as regional, EU elections loom Three weeks after a national election, Spain is still without a government. On Sunday it holds local, regional and European ballots that will go a long way toward establishing the country's political ...
15:51, 05/20/2019

Explainer: Probes spawned by Mueller target Trump business, others Numerous investigations spun out of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe are still alive and kicking, presenting potential ongoing legal and political risk for President Donald Trump, some of h...
18:51, 04/30/2019

Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embattled Chinese company's strategy for the U.S. market....
16:51, 06/14/2019

Explainer: Amid U.S. measles outbreak, who needs an additional dose of the vaccine? The United States is in the midst of its largest measles outbreak in 25 years, with the disease mainly hitting people who have failed to receive the recommended two doses of the live measles vaccine....
14:17, 05/06/2019

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to withhold full Mueller report? The White House on Wednesday invoked executive privilege to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's unredacted Russia report as a U.S. House panel met to vote on holding the U.S. attorne...
19:51, 05/08/2019

Explainer: Will opposition leader Guaido topple Venezuela's President Maduro? Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido appeared alongside armed, uniformed men on Tuesday in his strongest call yet to the military to abandon President Nicolas Maduro, a day before planned mass pro...
01:51, 05/01/2019

EXPLAINER-China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
23:51, 05/22/2019

Explainer: U.N. blacklists leader of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad A U.N. Security Council committee blacklisted the head of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Masood Azhar, on Wednesday after China dropped its objection to the move, ending a l...
20:34, 05/01/2019

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
06:17, 05/23/2019

Explainer: Chinese woman arrested at Trump's Mar-a-Lago takes unusual legal path A Chinese woman charged in March with lying to get into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort while carrying multiple electronic devices, has decided to act as her own lawyer....
23:51, 06/12/2019

Bassini's proposed takeover off, say Bolton "Bolton Wanderers have ended discussions with Laurence Bassini over a proposed takeover, the Championship side have said, after the former Watford owner failed to present a funding package to the Engl...
14:00, 05/03/2019

Cannabis Ordinance Proposed In Louisville LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Louisville could soon have softer laws on marijuana possession. A proposed ordinance would make having a small amount intended for personal use the lowest law enforceme...
15:00, 05/24/2019

New Yorkers on proposed street texting ban: ‘I’m still going to text’ I’m textin’ and walkin’ here! A proposed state law would slap stiff fines on pedestrians who text and ­email on their phones while crossing the street — and frustrated motorists are already tooting th...
05:34, 05/17/2019

Public meeting set for proposed ban of tattooing over scars FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Health has proposed banning artists from tattooing on scarred skin and is holding a public meeting on the proposal next week. News outlets report the p...
15:00, 05/24/2019

These proposed New York City mega-structures would have been crazy New York may be home to the iconic Statue of Liberty and dozens of other monuments, but the city would look very different if a number of epic building designs had actually been constructed. From an a...
08:17, 05/24/2019

How Fiat Chrysler's Proposed Merger With Renault Crashed The deal was doomed by the collision of cold financial logic with politics and pride, leaving mistrust and annoyance on all sides of the 10-day tangle. “It’s about trust, and that’s the problem here.”...
03:17, 06/07/2019

House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two House subcommittees hold a joint hearing on the controversial plan ...
15:17, 06/12/2019

Moving 3-point line among proposed NCAA rule changes INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA men’s basketball rules committee is proposing moving the 3-point line to the international distance and resetting the shot clock to 20 seconds following offensive rebound...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban nears final vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers could soon approve a near total ban on abortion. The Alabama Senate on Thursday will debate the bill to make it a felony to perform an abortion at any stage o...
08:00, 05/09/2019

HUD Could Displace More Than 100,000 Legal Residents and Citizens With New Proposed Rule Stephen Miller will never big people face to match his big-and-tall head, and is determined to take his anger out on the most vulnerable among us. After months of pushing the Trump administration to p...
00:00, 05/12/2019

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India passes a set of proposed rules for clean mobility. Acc...
13:17, 06/10/2019

Israelis protest proposed Netanyahu immunity bills Tens of thousands of Israelis are protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges....
00:34, 05/26/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban heads toward committee vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attempt to outlaw abortion in Alabama is headed to a committee vote in the Alabama Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote Wednesday morning on the bill following a...
09:17, 05/08/2019

China 'will not participate' in Trump's proposed three-way nuclear talks China won't take part in three-way nuclear talks with the United States and Russia, a government spokesman said Monday, potentially scuttling plans by the Trump administration for a grand nuclear deal...
06:17, 05/07/2019

Bolton say proposed takeover of club by Laurence Bassini is off • Wanderers will not enter into further discussions with Bassini• Brentford match to be played after end of seasonThe proposed takeover of Bolton Wanderers by the former Watford owner Laurence Bassini...
02:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two U.S. House subcommittees hold a joint hearing June 20 on the Trump ...
02:17, 06/12/2019

Proposed new Arizona highway generates support, opposition A proposed highway that would start at the border with Mexico and serve as the southern leg of Arizona's Interstate 11 is being called both an economic benefit and an environmental threat....
17:51, 04/29/2019

Finland’s new proposed coalition government names ministers HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party. F...
19:17, 06/05/2019

Barrier proposed to prevent Verrazzano Bridge suicides A Brooklyn councilman is demanding the MTA look west and rip a page out of the Golden Gate Bridge’s playbook to stop a sudden surge of people leaping to death off the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. ...
03:51, 06/05/2019

Proposed legislation could fine those texting while walking in New York While drivers in New York cannot text while behind the wheel, the New York State Senate is working on legislation (via USA Today) that would ticket pedestrians crossing through a roadway while using t...
02:51, 05/21/2019

AirAsia in talks to buy proposed new Airbus A321XLR -sources Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia is in negotiations to buy a proposed new longer-range version of the best-selling Airbus A321 passenger jet, two people familiar with the matter said....
16:51, 05/31/2019

Columbine High School demolition proposed in Colorado Twenty years after the Columbine High School shooting that killed 13, administrators are suggesting tearing down the facility to discourage people compelled by a "morbid fascination" with the Littleto...
14:17, 06/07/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants' rights U.N. human rights investigators have told Italy that a proposed decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants at sea violates international law....
14:51, 05/19/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants’ rights ROME (AP) — The Italian interior ministry vowed Sunday to press ahead with a new decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants, even after U.N. human rights invest...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Israelis protest proposed legislation to grant immunity to Netanyahu  Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of co...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Singapore urged to make changes to proposed bill against online falsehoods Government should cement its pledge not to use the law to stifle free speech by amending key components in the draft bill, such as including a clause to clearly state the act is not targeted at opinio...
19:17, 05/01/2019

California police chief says proposed use-of-force law will further put officers in danger A California police chief says a bill currently being debated by the state’s lawmakers that would toughen the standard for when officers can legally use deadly force will only result in “more people w...
18:34, 05/09/2019

Proposed Space Station ISRO's Most Exciting Project, Says Former Chairman Eminent space scientist G Madhavan Nair on Friday described the ISRO's proposed space station as the "most exciting" project and said it would help India maintain leadership position in the space......
14:00, 06/14/2019

Sony’s proposed full-body gyroscope controller for VR looks incredibly fun Sony recently filed a patent for a VR-related input device that, were the company to make it, would potentially allow you to strap yourself into a gyroscope and spin around in a sphere with total free...
05:17, 05/08/2019

Navistar says too early to assess impact of proposed U.S. tariffs on Mexico Navistar International Corp, which makes most of its trucks in Mexico, said on Tuesday it was too early to assess the impact of possible U.S. tariffs on the country on its operations....
16:51, 06/04/2019

Robocalls could be blocked by phone companies under proposed rules, FCC chairman says The Federal Communications Commission will consider rules that would let phone companies automatically block unwanted robocalls, Ajit Pail says        ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms as a debate over the propos...
08:17, 05/08/2019

Internet shocked over proposed Justin Bieber/Tom Cruise throw-down "I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to fight in the octagon," read a tweet shared from Justin Bieber's account.        ...
23:00, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-AirAsia in talks to buy proposed new Airbus A321XLR -sources Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia is in negotiations to buy a proposed new longer-range version of the best-selling Airbus A321 passenger jet, two people familiar with the matter said....
16:51, 05/31/2019

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nearly closed Champions League, saying that other club...
07:34, 06/08/2019

VA Sec. Wilkie: We've 'changed out leadership' at VA centers, proposed largest budget Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said Thursday he has focused on putting in place people at the V.A. who "understand the culture and know the language of service."...
23:17, 05/23/2019

Small businesses are balking at the latest round of proposed tariffs In recent months, business groups have begun to express concern about ongoing trade tensions and the impact frayed relationships may have on the companies' bottom lines....
03:17, 06/04/2019

Jumaane Williams wants a ‘racial impact study’ for all proposed rezoning plans Public Advocate Jumaane Williams wants New York City to require a “racial impact study” for all proposed rezoning plans to stem gentrification, even though he acknowledged an income report would accom...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Foxconn's Gou retains seat on proposed board as he bids for Taiwan's presidency Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a company filing showed on Friday, as he plans to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
16:34, 05/10/2019

Celebrities criticize proposed boycott of Eurovision over Israeli-Palestinian conflict More than 100 members of the entertainment industry including media personality Sharon Osbourne, Kiss frontman Gene Simmons and music manager Scooter Braun are speaking out against a proposed boycott ...
21:34, 04/30/2019

Sarah Jessica Parker throws shade at de Blasio’s proposed library cut Actress Sarah Jessica Parker and Big Apple bookworms are fighting to save the city’s libraries from massive budget cuts with a creative online campaign....
16:34, 05/20/2019

Major Formula 1 timetable change proposed for 2021; teams wary Formula 1 teams will face major restrictions on making car changes after practice begins under a new schedule proposed for 2021, a move Mercedes believes does not make sense...
21:51, 06/07/2019

Bombardier Belfast union says proposed plant sale shock to 3,600 workers Trade unions in Belfast expressed shock on Thursday after Canada's Bombardier Inc announced plans to sell its plant in the city, the largest high-tech manufacturer in Northern Ireland, which employs o...
13:34, 05/02/2019

U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it planned a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels throug...
06:17, 06/12/2019

Carbon pollution import tax proposed by Biden and Inslee would be unworkable, economists warn Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Jay Inslee both took a shot at China and other heavy-polluting countries this week by releasing climate change plans that would tax imports of carbon-intensive go...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Sex Workers in New York Want the Cops to Stop Preying on Them; Proposed Legislation Could Make That a Reality ALBANY, N.Y.—TS Barbii stepped outside of her apartment complex in the Bronx last summer and was immediately stopped by an officer from the NYPD. First, he accused her of being a sex worker, a profess...
00:51, 05/09/2019

Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexican imports could impact global auto industry From Mazda Motor Corp in Japan to Volkswagen AG in Germany to General Motors Co in the United States, carmaker stocks took a hit as a new front opened in the global trade war....
20:51, 05/31/2019

Hollywood threatens to pull productions in Georgia over proposed anti-abortion bill Major film and media companies from Disney to Netflix are no longer remaining silent about what will happen if Georgia passes its anti-abortion bill....
16:51, 06/02/2019

Companies rush to export goods out of Mexico ahead of Trump’s proposed tariffs Trump says he will impose five per cent tariffs on all goods imported from Mexico starting Monday unless the country does more to stop the flow of Central American immigrants into the U.S....
02:17, 06/08/2019

You Can Now Read The Proposed Senate Bill That Would Ban Loot Boxes In Games Aimed At Kids As expected, Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri has introduced a bill that would ban the inclusion of “pay-to-win microtransactions and sales of loot boxes in minor-oriented games.” It would...
06:34, 05/24/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns degree from Oxford after proposed LGBT death penalty Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after a global backlash led by celebrities including George Clooney and Elton John f...
15:34, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it planned a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels throug...
01:51, 06/12/2019

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.        ...
07:34, 05/23/2019

CBOE HOLDINGS, INC. FILES REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING CHICAGO, March 11, 2010 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to its proposed initial public offer...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Safaree Joins Black Pastors and Hasidic Jews to Rally Against Proposed NYC Ban on Sale of Fur What do black pastors, Hasidic Jews and Safaree of Love & Hip Hop fame have in common? Apparently, a love of fur — and a determination to stop New York City lawmakers from banning fur sales in the...
03:34, 05/16/2019

HIV/AIDS group concerned over proposed overdose prevention site at Alberta prison The Correctional Service of Canada says it has received a Health Canada exemption that would permit the site at Drumheller Institution by the end of the month....
04:17, 06/13/2019

Despite proposed fines for anti-vaxxers in Germany and New York, vaccine exemption bills may be on the rise BSIP/UIG via Getty Images Bills that fine people who fail to get life-saving vaccinations are gaining attention. On Sunday, Germany's health minister proposed fining parents of school-age children wh...
08:17, 05/06/2019

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized treatment facility on the reserve in November 2017....
04:51, 05/30/2019

SEC Extends Review of CBOE Holdings' Rule Filing to Trade SPXpm, Its Proposed New S&P 500 Index Option Product CHICAGO, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported that at the end of business today the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instituted "proceedings to determine wh...
06:00, 05/02/2019

NASA, Great Lakes, Special Olympics, Florida Everglades: Trump announces tweaks to proposed budget President Trump on Monday announced tweaks he’s making to his proposed budget, though it’s unclear how the government would pay for the new spending requests....
06:34, 05/14/2019

A 'Straight Pride' Parade in Boston? These three men have a proposed route and a tentative date Organizers announced they plan to host a "Straight Pride Parade" in August, but its unclear if the city of Boston will allow the event.        ...
07:51, 06/05/2019

How Trump’s Proposed Mexico Tariffs Could Devastate Trump Country As the 2020 election approaches, more than a few Republican senators are voicing their opposition to opening a new front in the president's trade wars....
00:17, 06/07/2019

Huawei CFO's extradition case: Everything you need to know Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's fight against extradition to the U.S. continues on Wednesday as she takes one step in what could be a long and drawn out process....
08:00, 05/08/2019

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Julian Assange will fight extradition to the US Julian Assange refused on Thursday to surrender to US authorities on conspiracy charges — kicking off an extradition battle that officials say will drag out for “many months.” The defiant Wikile...
14:34, 05/02/2019

| Assange begins UK fight against US extradition WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a court he would oppose extradition to the United States as the legal process began in London, a day after he was jailed for breaching his bail conditions in a fo...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Beyond the protests, BP starts a new era - but how far does it go? In a deal heralded as a "turning point" for the fossil fuels industry, oil giant BP has accepted that its plans for the future must now embrace the terms of the Paris climate change agreement....
05:34, 05/22/2019

New Zealand court rules against extradition to China In a landmark case, the court of appeal ruled New Zealand's justice minister must address the evidence of torture in China. The ruling would 'resonate throughout the Common Law world,' the plaintiff's...
11:51, 06/11/2019

Assange extradition hearing set for February 2020 The 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder faces charges in the United States under the Espionage Act. The UK must now determine whether he can be extradited to the US to stand trial....
21:34, 06/14/2019

Julian Assange vows to fight extradition to the U.S. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday that he wouldn’t agree to be extradited to the United States, where he is accused of conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer....
16:51, 05/02/2019

Julian Assange’s U.S. Extradition Hearing Is Set for February A British judge on Friday set a 2020 date for a hearing to determine if the WikiLeaks founder would be sent to the United States to face numerous charges....
15:51, 06/14/2019

US extradition case against Julian Assange set for next year LONDON — A British court has set a date early next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face a US extradition attempt over his role in revealing classified government and military information....
20:17, 06/14/2019

Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand’s top court WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues are fighting against being extradited to the U.S. in New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court...
11:17, 06/10/2019

Extradition hearing for Huawei executive set for January VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian court says an extradition hearing will begin in January for a top executive of the Chinese tech company Huawei wanted by the U.S on fraud charges. British...
23:34, 06/06/2019

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice...
06:17, 06/08/2019

| Mali gets new government after protests Mali's president has named a new government after its predecessor resigned last month amid widespread protests over an upsurge of deadly inter-communal violence, a presidency statement said....
07:34, 05/07/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Pledges to Fight U.S. Extradition Julian Assange pledged to fight extradition to the U.S. in a brief hearing in a British court, kicking off what is set to be a lengthy battle to bring the WikiLeaks founder to trial in America over th...
01:17, 05/03/2019

Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team appe...
23:34, 06/06/2019

Sweden Won't Seek Warrant for Assange, Easing U.S. Extradition Bid A Swedish judge on Monday rejected a request to issue an arrest order for Julian Assange, a move that could ease efforts by the U.S. to extradite the WikiLeaks founder....
12:51, 06/04/2019

Julians Assange gets 50 weeks in prison, will fight extradition A British judge has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail in 2012.        ...
19:51, 05/01/2019

Huawei CFO Extradition Hearing to Start in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin January 20, 2020, court records showed....
07:00, 06/07/2019

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's extradition hearing set for next year A British Columbia Supreme Court judge accepted a proposal by the defence of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to begin her extraction hearing in January, more than a year after her arrest....
14:00, 06/07/2019

Huawei CFO Meng's lawyers seek stay on U.S. extradition The defense team for Huawei Technologies CO.'s chief financial officer delayed formal extradition proceedings Wednesday, saying the Canadian government is withholding evidence concerning her arrest....
13:34, 05/09/2019

Judge sets Assange extradition hearing for February A full extradition hearing for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange will not be heard until February, a London judge ruled Friday, as U.S. officials continued their fight to bring him to America....
16:51, 06/14/2019

Julian Assange to face US extradition hearing in UK next year WikiLeaks founder, indicted on 18 counts in US, will have a five-day hearing in FebruaryJulian Assange will face a five-day US extradition hearing in February next year, a judge has ruled.The WikiLeak...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Julian Assange Faces US Extradition Hearing In London WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday faces his first British court hearing since the US submitted a formal extradition request on espionage charges that have upset defenders of press freedoms......
06:00, 06/14/2019

Kim Dotcom enters final fight to avoid extradition to US New Zealand's top court has begun hearing Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom's appeal against extradition to the US. Dotcom faces charges of copyright infringement and racketeering if his extradition goes ...
11:34, 06/10/2019

UK Approves US Request For Julian Assange's Extradition: Report The US is seeking WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition on charges of violating the Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into a classified government computer. The charges, if proved, carry a...
13:51, 06/13/2019

US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government has formally submitted an extradition request to the United Kingdom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (ah-SAHNJ’), according to a U.S. official....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Julian Assange Could Face Extradition Requests From 2 Countries. What Happens Next? With WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange likely about to face two separate extradition requests — one already made by the United States on hacking charges, another likely from Sweden related to a r...
19:34, 05/14/2019

Kentucky Man Accused In Murder-For-Hire Awaits Extradition BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused in a murder-for-hire plot is awaiting extradition in the Philippines, where he was arrested on charges including complicity to murder. Wilson The Bowli...
11:51, 05/22/2019

US begins extradition case against Julian Assange in London WikiLeaks founder declines to consent to being taken to US to face chargesJulian Assange has declined a chance to consent to his extradition to the US at a court hearing in London where the American g...
17:00, 05/02/2019

WikiLeaks's Assange too ill to appear via video link in extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is too ill to appear via a video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request from the United States, his lawyer said on Thursday....
12:00, 05/30/2019

Huawei Executive Seeks Dismissal of U.S. Extradition Request Lawyers for senior Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou told a Vancouver court they would ask it to dismiss the U.S. request to have her extradited, saying the U.S. interfered in the case politi...
05:17, 05/09/2019

Julian Assange starts extradition fight from prison Julian Assange appeared in a London court by videolink from a high-security prison on Thursday as his battle against extradition to the United States on a computer hacking conspiracy charge gets under...
22:17, 05/02/2019

Huawei Executive Returns to Court in Extradition Case Relations between Canada and China continue to fray as Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of the Chinese tech giant Huawei, awaits a decision on extradition to the United States....
13:00, 05/08/2019

WikiLeak's Julian Assange "Too Ill" For US Extradition Hearing From Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is too ill to appear via a video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request from the United States, his lawyer said on Thursday....
23:00, 05/30/2019

10,000 Palestinians join in Nakba Day protests Some 10,000 Palestinian protesters gathered along the Gaza border and Ramallah on Wednesday to commemorate Nakba Day, where they were met with tear gas and skunk spray, injuring 60....
18:34, 05/15/2019

What Tiananmen Square protests mean 30 years later The enduring symbol of the Tiananmen Square protests for Chinese democracy, whose bloodiest stretch began 30 years ago Tuesday, remains the photo of a lone man defiantly blocking a column of tanks. Bu...
05:34, 06/04/2019

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
05:34, 06/04/2019

Sudan protests turn violent Unidentified attackers opened fire at a sit-in by pro-democracy demonstrators in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, Monday, as violence returned to the Northeast African country following the removal of P...
12:00, 05/14/2019

US pipelines to get new safeguards against violent protests Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is proposing sweeping new safeguards to protect the nation’s network of fuel pipelines — even those under construction — from violent protests and dangerous tamper...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Venezuela Braces For More Protests After a Day of Turmoil CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — He called it the moment for Venezuelans to reclaim their democracy once and for all. But as the hours dragged on, opposition leader Juan Guaidó stood alone on a ...
18:34, 05/01/2019

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
12:51, 06/03/2019

Sajid Javid signs US extradition order for Julian Assange British home secretary says final decision on WikiLeaks founder is ‘now with the courts’The home secretary, Sajid Javid, has revealed he has signed a US extradition request for Julian Assange, who fac...
10:34, 06/13/2019

I've protected many, Assange tells UK court as he fights U.S. extradition warrant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday his work had protected "many people" and refused to agree to be extradited to the United States to face trial for one of the largest co...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Ecuador president blocks extradition of man accused of Facebook fraud Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has blocked the extradition to the United States of a New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg, a document obtained by Reuters ...
04:51, 06/08/2019

Julian Assange tells British court he'll fight extradition to U.S. WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange told a British court Thursday he won't surrender to authorities for extradition to the United States, where he faces charges of computer hacking....
17:51, 05/02/2019

Julian Assange Extradition Hearing Set For February 2020 By UK Judge A British judge on Friday scheduled a full extradition hearing to begin in February next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in the United States on espionage charges....
15:34, 06/14/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States....
08:51, 06/14/2019

Canadian official dismisses suggestion to block Huawei CFO’s extradition Chrystia Freeland said move would set a dangerous precedent while Meng Wanzhou will challenge extradition requestCanada’s foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, has dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa bl...
22:51, 06/13/2019

U.K. Judge Blocks Bail for Abraaj Founder in Extradition Case U.S. prosecutors have accused Arif Naqvi, the founder of private-equity firm Abraaj Group, of secretly diverting “at least hundreds of millions of investors’ funds” for personal gain and to help shore...
20:34, 04/28/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces U.S. Extradition Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old ...
10:17, 06/14/2019

Internet Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom Fights U.S. Extradition in New Zealand Court (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues on Monday took their fight against being extradited to the U.S. to New Zealand’s top court. ...
19:51, 06/10/2019

The U.S. Just Upped the Ante on Julian Assange’s Extradition With Espionage Charges Julian Assange was indicted by the U.S. under the Espionage Act on Thursday, setting the stage for a dramatic confrontation between U.S. and Swedish prosecutors, who each want to extradite Assange bef...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Mexican steel exec awaits for extradition in Spanish jail A Spanish judge has sent the head of Mexico’s biggest steelmaker to jail while authorities decide on his extradition to Mexico, where he’s wanted for corruption-related preliminary charges...
15:34, 05/29/2019

Nirav Modi To Be Produced In UK Court Tomorrow In Extradition Case Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi is set to be produced before a court in London on Thursday as he fights his extradition to India in the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and.....
18:00, 05/29/2019

Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay of extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United S...
09:51, 05/09/2019

Sweden reopens Assange rape investigation, to seek extradition Sweden reopened an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday and will seek his extradition from Britain, potentially delaying efforts by the United States...
14:51, 05/13/2019

Tiananmen protests were not 'suppressed,' Chinese government says The massacre of unarmed citizens by soldiers in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, should not be referred to as "suppression," a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman told reporters Thursday....
06:17, 05/31/2019

Four die in Sudan protests as military rulers say won't allow 'chaos' Four people died in Sudan late on Monday in violence that broke out after a political transition deal between the mainstream opposition and military rulers, who said they would not allow the country t...
11:51, 05/14/2019

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

A look at key events in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests Over seven weeks in 1989, student-led pro-democracy protests centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square became China's greatest political upheaval since the end of the Cultural Revolution more than a deca...
05:00, 05/30/2019

It would be 'very hard' for anything like Tiananmen protests to happen again: Former US diplomat The Chinese embassy in the U.S. says others shouldn't interfere in its domestic situation and that "China's human rights are in the best period ever."...
08:34, 06/04/2019

From the archive: Greenham Common protests, 1982 Denied a debate on cruise missiles, 30,000 women get ready to ‘embrace the base’The cover story of the Observer Magazine of 12 December 1982 marked the year-long vigil against cruise missiles outside ...
14:00, 05/05/2019

Russian cathedral project suspended after protests President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Macron, Chastened by Yellow Vest Protests, Says ‘I Can Do Better’ President Emmanuel Macron, at the first news conference of his presidency, showed the wear of the economic and social protests that have torn France....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Venezuela: New protests as Maduro claims victory Acting President Nicolas Maduro has praised "loyal and obedient" troops for stopping an uprising orchestrated by the "coup-mongering far-right." Violent clashes have broken out between opposing factio...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Nicaraguan lawmakers Ok amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua’s president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year’s anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition...
02:51, 06/09/2019

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks....
20:51, 06/02/2019

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would lead to extensive layoffs....
01:51, 06/04/2019

Somalia protests after its officials deported by Kenya Somalia has criticized neighboring Kenya for deporting two Somali lawmakers and a minister after authorities in Nairobi blocked them from entering the country....
22:00, 05/22/2019

HK leader protests over German asylum for dissidents HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has summoned the German consul to complain over Germany granting political asylum to a pair of Hong Kong political activists. Carrie Lam on Friday called the ...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Trump visits UK: pomp, circumstance and protests President Donald Trump is on a three day state visit to Britain starting on June 3, 2019 amid protests and a public feud with London Mayor Sadiq Khan.        ...
14:17, 06/04/2019

Polish far-right protests US law on World War II Jewish assets Polish nationalists say that Poland should not be required to pay compensation for assets stolen from Jews during World War II. A recent US law is intended to assist Holocaust survivors in recovering ...
00:34, 05/12/2019

Nicaragua OKs criticized amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua's president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year's anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition....
03:00, 06/09/2019

Maduro hangs on as Venezuelan protests peter out Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaido's call to take to the streets on Wednesday in a bid to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, but there was little concrete sign of change in a cri...
09:34, 05/02/2019

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark 'Jerusalem Day' Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administration tries to offer an Israeli-Palestinian peace ...
11:34, 05/31/2019

| Sudan: Five months of anti-government protests The sit-in protest outside army headquarters in the Sudanese capital, dispersed on Monday, began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al-Bashir's ouster....
23:17, 06/03/2019

Here's why the Uber, Lyft protests might not even work Despite the call form organizers to stop using ride-sharing apps, people could still take Ubers, Lyfts during national protests.        ...
03:17, 05/09/2019

Algeria election may be postponed, protests continue Algeria's imminent presidential election looks likely to be postponed, a source said on Friday, as protesters returned to the streets for the 13th successive Friday to demand the removal of the nation...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark ‘Jerusalem Day’ Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administration tries to offer an Israeli-Palestinian peace ...
08:51, 05/31/2019

Venezuela on Edge on Day of Rival Maduro Protests “Today we continue,” vowed the opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who has called on Venezuelans to rise up against their president. Government supporters planned their own demonstrations....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Venice protests against huge cruise ships After a 275-meter cruise ship crashed into a tourist boat, Venice residents have demanded that the giant vessels stay away. The issue of cruise liners sailing Venice's Giudecca Canal has long been a p...
00:51, 06/09/2019

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
02:51, 05/23/2019

India To Pursue Zakir Naik's Extradition Request With Malaysia: Centre The External Affairs Ministry today said it would continue to pursue with Malaysia its request for extradition of controversial preacher Zakir Naik, two days after the Malaysian Prime Minister said......
20:34, 06/12/2019

U.S. submits formal extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses him of soliciting and publishing classified information and of conspiring with former Army private Chelsea Manning to crack a Defense Department compu...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Sweden calls for WikiLeaks founder Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition A top Swedish prosecutor on Monday formally asked that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia over the alleged rape of a woman in her home nearly a decade ago, reports said....
10:34, 05/20/2019

Julian Assange Declines Voluntary Extradition to the U.S. in Latest Court Appearance WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had his second court date of the week this morning where he formally declined extradition to the U.S. to face charges brought by the Justice Department. The WikiLeaks ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange begins long court battle against extradition Assange, 47, is fighting extradition to the United States following allegations that he was part of a conspiracy to hack into a Defense Department computer....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Julian Assange faces extradition hearing as Berlin stays quiet The WikiLeaks founder is appearing in court for jumping his UK bail and in relation to possible extradition to the US. This has raised alarm, but doesn't seem to concern the German government....
00:51, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 6-Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United ...
00:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 7-Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay of extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United S...
04:51, 05/09/2019

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Faces Court Hearing Over U.S. Extradition Request (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was facing a court hearing Thursday over a U.S. request to extradite him for allegedly conspiring to hack a Pentagon computer. Assange is expected to ...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in prison, day before facing extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for violating his bail and going into hiding at the Ecuadorian embassy, seven years ago, a sentence that comes just a day befo...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Britain signs U.S. extradition order for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will receive an extradition hearing after Britain's chief immigration official signed an order Thursday that could ultimately send him to face charges in the United St...
15:51, 06/13/2019

Canada court to hear Huawei extradition case details June 6 Canadian authorities have set a June 6 court date to discuss technical issues concerning the extradition case against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive Meng Wanzhou, but she will not be in court, t...
21:17, 06/04/2019

Julian Assange appeals against jail for hiding in embassy as he fights extradition Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is appealing against the 50-week prison sentence imposed for hiding in the Ecuadorian embassy for more than seven years, a court heard today....
17:34, 06/14/2019

Meng Wanzhou: Huawei CFO seeks halt to extradition after Trump comments Lawyers fighting executive’s deportation from Canada to US say president’s comments prove case is politically motivatedHuawei’s chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceeding...
03:17, 05/09/2019

New Zealand court orders government to reconsider first China extradition decision New Zealand's Court of Appeal on Tuesday ordered the government to reassess its decision to extradite a man to China to face murder charges due to human rights risks....
07:00, 06/11/2019

Russian city cancels cathedral construction after protests The governor of Russia's Urals region said Wednesday that a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after protests that drew nationwide attention....
00:17, 05/23/2019

Protests of Indonesian Election Results Turn Deadly Authorities blocked social media and arrested hundreds of rioters as they struggled to contain deadly protests of a vote count confirming the re-election of President Joko Widodo, whose challenger cal...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Turin fair kicks out neo-fascist publisher after protests Turin's international book fair refused on Thursday to let a publishing house run by an avowed fascist exhibit at the event following a protest by the Auschwitz-Birkenau Holocaust museum and Italian i...
14:51, 05/09/2019