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The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival

The 100 has, pretty much from the beginning, been a show with a fair amount of weird mythology. There’s been a lot of surprises along the way, a lot of new characters, tribes, vill...

The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival

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50 natural wonders around the world you have to see to believe From UNESCO World Heritage Sites and nominees for New 7 Wonders of Nature, here are 50 natural wonders you have to see to believe.       ...
2019-07-01 17:16

Can You Name the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World are seven awe-inspiring monuments of classical antiquity that reflect the skill and ingenuity of their creators. The list, comprised by ancient Greek historians, covers only the monuments of the Mediterranean an...
2019-07-03 00:48

New Seven Wonders of the World: See our greatest achievements They make quite the ambitious travel bucket list -- the New Seven Wonders of the World. Find out what they are, their histories and the best time to go....
2019-08-13 08:32

Russia’s Wealth of Archaeological Wonders The treasures and ancient mysteries of Russia provide evidence of vital stages in not only human evolution, but the very origins of life on planet earth. ...
2019-07-13 16:32

11 unmissable wonders of the natural world Seven wonders of the world? Too few! We dial it up to 11 with this selection of nature’s greatest hits – unique environments all too often in trouble...
2019-05-21 14:38

Age Of Wonders: Planetfall Is For Civ Players In A Hurry For the last week or so I’ve been playing Age of Wonders: Planetfall, the latest game in the long-running 4X series. It is, somehow, the first one of these games I’ve ever played....
2019-08-07 21:32

He Stayed at Tiananmen to the End. Now He Wonders What It Meant. Zhou Duo helped evacuate Tiananmen Square in 1989. These days he defends the movement, but sees democracy in retreat in the West and far-off in China....
2019-06-03 14:00

Reddittor Wonders: Should I Just Give Elon My Money? I know there’s sort of a stereotype about a certain sort of painfully obsessed Tesla fan/Elon Musk worshipper that is, likely, an unfair categorization of most Tesla fans. But then you see something like this recent discussion on Reddit’s r/TeslaMoto...
2019-06-12 22:16

After Losing His Parents, an Author Wonders: Who and What Is Real? In “Picnic Comma Lightning,” Laurence Scott combines a memoir about grief with an investigation into the ways technologies blur the line between public and private....
2019-06-15 15:16

Rethinking the workspace can do wonders for office productivity “Teams felt they were really out of sync and wasting precious time from going up and down the elevator to ask each other questions,” says Graham Storey, the executive creative director at the firm....
2019-06-17 00:16

Had Anthony Joshua been at the top too long, wonders Daniel Dubois Upcoming British title challenger Daniel Dubois on the upheaval in the heavyweight division The post Had Anthony Joshua been at the top too long, wonders Daniel Dubois appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-08 04:16

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
2019-05-21 16:00

Century: Eastern Wonders makes cardboard spice trading fun again Enlarge (credit: Owen Duffy) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. In 2017, newly founded tabletop studio Plan B Games released Century: Spice ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Washington wonders how Iran will respond after Trump abruptly cancels strike President Trump’s decision to cancel a retaliatory strike against Iran might only be a pause in the crisis that culminated Thursday in the regime’s downing of an American military drone....
2019-06-22 06:32

MLB's steroid question: David Segui wonders why players still are demonized for PEDs MLB still says it's illegal, but don't ask ex-player David Segui, who remains an advocate for steroids and tells USA TODAY he still uses testosterone.       ...
2019-07-08 13:16

CNN pundit wonders if news orgs would push impeachment to boost ratings; experts say some have already tried Liberal news outlets often bill themselves as gatekeepers of the truth, with slogans such as CNN’s “Facts First” and the Washington Post’s “Democracy Dies in Darkness,” but CNN pundit Brian Stelter suggested on Sunday that money, clicks and ratings a...
2019-06-17 21:16

Venezuelan journalists report on their own survival As the UN's Michelle Bachelet visits Venezuela to address the political standoff and electricity and internet blackouts becoming the norm, life's daily struggles have become an unwanted news beat for journalists....
2019-06-19 18:16

Giants’ other quarterback battle is one of survival Of the four quarterbacks on the Giants’ roster, Kyle Lauletta and Alex Tanney are the other guys in a room dominated by Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones. There will be some sort of quarterback competition at the top of this food chain, if you list...
2019-06-16 03:00

How to Turn Your Phone into a Summertime Survival Kit Summer can be a dangerous time of year. The clothes come off, the sun blazes, and the bees and mosquitoes come out. We’re more active, which means more opportunities for accidents, such as ankle twists and bruises. As you head bravely into the outdoo...
2019-07-09 22:16

Sieren's China: Survival of the fittest Trump has lifted his trade ban on Huawei, but that won't keep the tech giant from trying to become as independent as possible. The move plays into the hands of Chinese tech and does the US no favors, says Frank Sieren....
2019-07-06 19:48

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the...
2019-06-18 00:16

Outstanding Survival Apps essential for Outdoors Whenever you go for outdoors you necessarily require some things to be always with you. Here is a collection of best smartphone apps which may help you while you are in any of the SHFT situation. And I hope you will love them when you use them. 1.   ...
2019-05-21 20:32

Survival and chemotherapy success rates for various cancers Success rates help indicate how effective various treatments are. Here, we provide success rates of treatments involving chemotherapy for various types of cancer....
2019-08-14 07:00

| Morocco's sole oil refinery battles for survival Three years after it was liquidated for racking up billions of euros worth of debt, Morocco's sole oil refinery and one-time economic flagship is struggling to attract a buyer and survive....
2019-06-27 22:16

Jim Jarmusch: ‘I’m for the survival of beauty. I’m for the mystery of life’ The acclaimed director talks about his new climate-crisis zombie film, his unique look and why he’s taken to hanging out in the woodsCuyahoga Falls is a middle-class suburb of industrial Akron, Ohio, a grid of leafy streets and comfortable homes bord...
2019-07-07 13:16

New war on cancer aims at longterm survival, not cure Scientists want to ‘take away the fear’ by halting mutation of cells, even in advanced casesLeading scientists are embarking on a new war against cancer, aimed not necessarily at curing it but at turning it into a condition that people can live with....
2019-05-21 14:38

Fortnite Drew Imitators to Survival Games. Who Will Be the Last One Standing? The “fight for survival” type of games popularized by Fortnite has inspired imitators hoping to cash in. But there are signs of saturation in the market....
2019-08-04 05:48

Carmakers Turn to Survival Tactics With Industry Under Siege Fiat Chrysler and Renault’s attempt to join forces was a response to turmoil in the auto industry, which accounts for much of the world’s factory jobs....
2019-06-06 15:16

Post-Apocalyptic Survival Skills: How to Measure Acceleration Before the internet or any electronics at all, people used a gadget called the Atwood machine. It might come in handy should modern society take a hit....
2019-06-11 07:48

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
2019-05-21 17:32

Survival On Doomed Ethiopian Airlines Jet Came Down To 2 Cockpit Wheels For 2 1/2 minutes as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 roared above Addis Ababa, the jet's survival depended on the pilots turning a pair of wheels in the cockpit....
2019-06-21 01:48

'Blair Witch' returns as a survival horror game So that Blair Witch reboot wasn't very good. But maybe a video game could change things up? Today during Microsoft's E3 press conference, we got our first glimpse at Blair Witch, an upcoming survival horror game from Bloober, the folks behi...
2019-06-09 23:32

Jaguar Land Rover's survival bid: five new cars in two years 2020 Jaguar XJ, as imagined by Autocar New Defender, Mk5 Range Rover, Road Rover, J-Pace and electric XJ are all on the cards Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has embarked on a two-year programme of new vehicle launches and massive industrial investments d...
2019-08-05 03:16

Luke Yates adamant London Broncos will not settle for just survival London Broncos loose-forward Luke Yates insists the team will not be satisfied simply with Super League survival after climbing off the bottom of the table with a 26-24 victory over Hull KR....
2019-06-21 15:00

Plane crash victim recounts the desperation that led him to eat friends for survival The sliver of meat, dried like a strip of jerky, had no flavor. It was tough and odorless, neutral to the senses. Yet “I swallowed it with disgust,” writes Eduardo Strauch in his memoir “Out of the Silence” (Amazon Crossing), out now. “I felt my enti...
2019-06-22 18:16

Rory McIlroy’s wild ride of survival to US Open contention PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Watching Rory McIlroy play golf can be an exhausting experience. One minute, all seems to be going well. The next minute, he’s hanging on by a thread, trying to survive. Such was his second round of the 119th U.S. Open on Frida...
2019-06-15 11:32

Mira Sorvino Shares Her Date Rape Survival Story Mira Sorvino is breaking her silence on something that has been "impossible" for her to share publicly. "I'm a survivor of date rape," the Oscar-winning actress said,......
2019-06-13 02:32

US Yoga Instructor Recounts 'Spiritual' Ordeal Of Survival While Lost The yoga instructor rescued after 17 days lost in a Hawaii forest reserve recounted on Tuesday sleeping in wild boar dens, trudging shoeless through a rocky stream and dining on plants to survive a......
2019-05-29 07:48

Alarm over North Atlantic right whale's survival after recent deaths Six right whales were killed in June, and two in July – a potentially devastating blow to a population estimated to be no more than 400Canadian conservationists are sounding an alarm over the survival of the North Atlantic right whale, a once numerou...
2019-08-02 23:16

Gorillas, charcoal and the fight for survival in Congo's rainforest | Peter Beaumont A deadly conflict simmers between the autochthon people forced out of Kahuzi-Biéga national park, and the rangers protecting the landOn a scarred hillside on the edge of the Kahuzi-Biéga national park, smoke rises from the once-forested slope as men ...
2019-07-22 08:16

Yoga instructor recounts 'spiritual' ordeal of survival while lost in Hawaii The yoga instructor rescued after 17 days lost in a Hawaii forest reserve recounted on Tuesday sleeping in wild boar dens, trudging shoeless through a rocky stream and dining on plants to survive a "spiritual boot camp" that tested her will to live....
2019-05-29 05:16

An encounter in an alley reminded me why women always need survival instincts | Emma Brockes Even in a leafy Massachusetts town, a woman can’t forget to be ready to run – it’s enragingI was in Massachusetts, in a leafy college town that seemed entirely made up of bakeries and gift shops selling dresses from the 1980s. The Amtrak railway stat...
2019-05-31 15:32

Monaco scrape Ligue 1 survival on final day as PSG slump to Reims defeat Monaco beaten by Nice but Caen lose at home to BordeauxKylian Mbappé scores consolation as champions lose 3-1Monaco have secured Ligue 1 survival despite failing to get the point they needed to guarantee safety on the final day, instead ending a drea...
2019-05-25 00:16

Active sex life tied to long-term survival after a heart attack (Reuters Health) - Heart attack survivors who have an active sex life are less likely than celibate counterparts to die in the decades following a first heart attack, a study in Israel suggests....
2019-08-01 19:00

Dating sim meets survival horror: the game that exposes pick-up artists A dating sim with a difference, artist Angela Washko’s The Game: The Game exposes the manipulative horror of extreme seduction by getting the player to experience it from the woman’s point of viewIt’s Friday night, and it’s been a long day. You’re a ...
2019-08-16 21:16

Glum Pep Guardiola Says Manchester City's China Visit Mere "Survival" Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola, speaking to reporters in Shanghai, looked far from happy when asked about preparations ahead of another gruelling season....
2019-07-19 14:32

Two Ebola drugs boost survival rates, according to early trial data Enlarge / BUTEMBO, CONGO - JULY 27: A healthcare member inoculates a man for Ebola suspicion to take precautions against the disease in Butembo, Democratic Republic of the Congo. (credit: Getty | Anadolu Agency) For the first time, preliminary clin...
2019-08-13 08:32

How to make salad dressing in prison: the hit survival guide written by an inmate Is tinned fish currency? How do you make ‘jail velcro’? And will bedwetting get you a single cell? Meet Carl Cattermole, whose banged-up bible is making him a hero to prisoners When Carl Cattermole was released from prison, after serving a year of a ...
2019-06-19 15:00

Merck's Keytruda sets new five-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
2019-06-01 19:48

Merck's Keytruda sets new 5-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
2019-06-01 15:00

Ebola 'no longer incurable' as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in Congo....
2019-08-13 13:48

Survival up for children with single lower heart chamber, health problems persist For people born with only one heart ventricle, the Fontan procedure is literally a life saver, but the condition often compromises later quality of living, new research shows....
2019-07-01 19:48

Deciphera shares skyrocket as cancer drug improves progression-free survival Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc's shares more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker said its treatment helped stomach cancer patients live longer without their disease worsening in a late-stage study....
2019-08-14 03:32

Call to revitalize ‘language of the ancestors’ for survival of future generations: Indigenous chief Hundreds of ancestral languages have gone silent in recent generations, taking with them the culture, knowledge and traditions of the people who spoke them. To preserve and revitalize those that remain, the United Nations on Friday officially launche...
2019-05-21 14:32

Deep budget cuts put University of Alaska in crisis mode; 'grappling with survival' The University of Alaska board of regents, facing deep budget cuts exacted by the governor that will eliminate about 40% of the university's state funding, voted at an emergency meeting on Monday to declare the academic equivalent of bankruptcy reorg...
2019-07-23 04:32

Resident Evil 2 Remake Review: Survival horror masterpiece still sublime twenty years on CAPCOM's seminal masterpiece is still impressive - even 20 years on. But does a new lick of HD paint and a reworked backend live up to your memory of the PSOne Classic?...
2019-06-29 22:32

Missing climbers in Himalayas, including 2 Americans, face 'bleak' chance of survival, official says A group of eight climbers -- including to Americans -- have gone missing while attempting to scale India's second-highest mountain, sparking a massive search as one official disclosed Sunday they are unlikely to be found amid reports of a "sizeable a...
2019-06-02 17:00

Canada needs to ramp up ocean protection by 30% to give marine animals ‘hope of survival’: report The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says in a report that while there has been progress in recent years, recommendations from international scientific bodies suggest there's more work to do....
2019-06-03 17:16

Dying Light 2 Release Date needs to hurry up, Techland's zombie survival game looks GREAT After Dead Island, Riptide, and Dying Light, Techland is taking another stab at open world survival in what could be a genre-defining opus that's shaping up nicely....
2019-06-23 14:16

Gilroy festival gunman had passport, clown mask, survival guide in car at time of shooting The gunman in the deadly California food festival shooting had bottle rockets, a camouflage pack and a wilderness training manual in his car.        ...
2019-08-09 18:32

Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.        ...
2019-06-06 12:48

Fugitive murder suspects could live 'for weeks' in vast Canadian wilderness, survival expert says Two young men who allegedly murdered three people before disappearing into the vast Canadian wilderness could survive in the elements “for weeks,” according to a survival expert familiar with the terrain of northern Manitoba....
2019-08-01 04:48

‘Nothing left to go back for’: UN News hears extraordinary stories of loss, and survival as Mozambique rebuilds from deadly cyclones As UN Secretary-General António Guterres arrives in the southern African nation of Mozambique on Thursday for a two-day visit, he will be surveying the damage wrought by the deadly back-to-back cyclones earlier this year. UN News reports from the gro...
2019-07-11 03:48

'If he ... sees me, he’s going to shoot me': Dallas photographer Tom Fox recounts his story of survival Photographer Tom Fox was mere feet away from a gunman who opened fire at a Dallas federal courthouse on Monday.        ...
2019-06-18 10:16

Coming soon: A new 'Hunger Games' prequel about 'survival' and 'humanity' in Panem's 'Dark Days' A decade after seemingly wrapping up “The Hunger Games,” Suzanne Collins is bringing readers a prequel set 64 years before they met Katniss Everdeen.        ...
2019-06-17 18:16

MLS star on US gun violence: 'More needs to be done' When Alejandro Bedoya woke up on Sunday to news of another mass shooting in the US, the second within 13 hours, he said it ran non-stop through his mind. For the Philadelphia Union captain, it hit home; he grew up in Weston, Florida -- which is not f...
2019-08-07 20:48

Gun violence is down in the Bay Area – but not everywhere In the latest update on our Guns and Lies in America project, we look at some of the data that doesn’t fit with recent promising trends It’s been a little over a month since we published the first two stories in our Guns and Lies in America series, a...
2019-07-24 00:16

Walking For A Hope To End Gun Violence LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The color orange is worn in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day. A place touched by a deadly shooting five years ago, Duncan Park in Lexington, was the site of Saturday’s peace walk. The victim’s m...
2019-06-09 04:16

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: red flag laws, sometimes known as Extreme Risk Pro...
2019-08-09 21:00

Alejandro Bedoya on US gun violence: 'More needs to be done' When Alejandro Bedoya woke up on Sunday to news of another mass shooting in the US, the second within 13 hours, he said it ran non-stop through his mind. For the Philadelphia Union captain, it hit home; he grew up in Weston, Florida -- which is not f...
2019-08-07 06:16

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
2019-06-07 12:00

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end. Trudeau was responding to an official inquiry r...
2019-06-03 19:48

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
2019-06-03 23:48

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
2019-06-18 19:32

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
2019-06-14 05:32

Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day TUCSON – According to Everytown, a group working to end gun violence, 100 Americans are killed with guns every day. Groups across the nation are working to end gun violence and they are wearing orange to raise awareness. The organization that s...
2019-06-07 16:01

Video games do not cause violence – but makers do need to think about it There is no compelling evidence that games cause real-life bloodshed, but the industry must address its attitude to guns and conflict, or risk being drowned out by fearmongersIt was not a surprise to see Donald Trump and a cabal of other Republican p...
2019-08-07 15:16

CNN hosts a town hall on gun violence As Americans process last weekend's mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, CNN is holding a town hall-style event to explore what can be done about the country's gun violence....
2019-08-08 07:00

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....
2019-06-03 13:16

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
2019-08-08 01:16

The CDC Could Totally Study Gun Violence—It Just Needs Money Congress clarified last year that the CDC can use its budget for gun research, after decades of effectively banning it. But Democrats are still fighting to get actual funding approved....
2019-08-08 09:32

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
2019-05-27 14:00

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world's 20th mo...
2019-06-19 08:32

Kasich on gun violence: 'We need leadership at all levels of both parties' Former Ohio Governor John Kasich took members of both parties to task on Sunday for failing to take action to prevent mass shootings such as the ones that hit his home state in the city of Dayton, as well as El Paso, Texas this weekend....
2019-08-05 07:32

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago...
2019-08-01 13:16

Walmart Examines Role in Confronting Gun Violence Walmart’s chief executive said he was rethinking the company’s role in confronting gun violence in the wake of two deadly shootings at Walmart stores, but didn’t offer specific plans or changes to its firearms and ammunition sales....
2019-08-08 05:48

Papua New Guinea: More than 20 killed in tribal violence More than 20 people including pregnant women and children have been killed in Papua New Guinea due to a recent outbreak of tribal violence in the Pacific island nation, authorities said....
2019-07-10 13:16

Paris protests violence against women in France Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency in part by pledging bold measures to end violence against women. But with deadly violence growing in France, activists have called on the government to end the "massacre."...
2019-07-07 03:00

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
2019-06-19 10:32

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief....
2019-05-29 12:16

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
2019-06-08 11:32

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....
2019-05-21 18:48

Shooting survivor to focus on reducing gun violence CINCINNATI (AP) — A bank executive who survived 12 gunshots says she is going to make reducing gun violence her life’s mission. Whitney Austin says she has ended her time at Fifth Third Bank, where she was a vice president when a gunman opened ...
2019-06-13 10:32

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence The governor of Congo's northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled....
2019-06-18 13:32

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
2019-06-13 09:48

The Dangers of Linking Gun Violence and Mental Illness After repeated exposure to a piece of information, people will start assuming it’s true, whether or not it actually is, simply because they’ve heard it so many times. Familiarity and repetition can overcome rationality, a phenomenon psych...
2019-08-10 02:48

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards, looking for his ex-...
2019-06-18 15:48

Sahuarita man arrested in domestic violence altercation SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 31-year-old man was arrested in Sahuarita Sunday evening after the person was allegedly involved in a domestic violence altercation. According to Sahuarita Police Department, Augustine Rodriguez allegedly caused the victim ...
2019-06-11 03:48

DA: Gay couples shouldn't get domestic violence protection A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections, arguing that such laws are designed to protect the "sanctity of marriage."...
2019-06-07 00:48

City holds first pride parade despite far-right violence A Polish city celebrated its first-ever LGBTQ equality march on Saturday, but it struck a starkly different tone to the joyous and hedonistic affairs associated with pride parades....
2019-07-21 13:32

DA: Gay couples shouldn’t get domestic violence protection NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn’t receive domestic violence protections. Lawyers from across the state say they want the Tennessee Board of Professional ...
2019-06-06 20:32

No link between video games and violence, studies say NEW YORK (AP) — Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas....
2019-08-06 19:32

A Murderer Deemed Too Old for Violence Was Just Convicted of Another Killing The 77-year-old man, who was free despite a long history of violence against women, was convicted of an attack nearly identical to his killing of his wife 40 years ago....
2019-07-19 20:48

AOC ‘cheering on’ physical violence against McConnell, his campaign says Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday, accusing her of “cheering on” people who want to see the Kentucky Republican “break his neck.” “Last night, an angry left-win...
2019-08-06 20:48

Phillies' Herrera arrested for domestic violence Officers found the 20-year-old girlfriend of Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera with "visible signs of injury to her arms and neck that was sustained after being assaulted by her boyfriend."...
2019-05-28 19:16

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence might end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
2019-06-22 14:32

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another person with a firearm, has been suspended 10 games by the WNBA....
2019-07-16 23:32

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe over banned protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
2019-08-20 05:16

U.N. chief condemns violence against civilians in Sudan U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemns violence and reports of excessive use of force by Sudanese security personnel on civilians, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement on Monday....
2019-06-03 20:16

New Jersey enacts 3 gun violence intervention laws TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey on Monday enacted three laws designed to help victims of gun violence avoid becoming hurt again by firearms or seeking out retaliation. The new laws add to New Jersey’s growing list of at least 10 gun-related laws ena...
2019-08-06 16:16

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence may end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
2019-06-23 01:48

Dear Walmart C.E.O.: You Have the Power to Curb Gun Violence. Do It. Walmart, the country’s largest retailer and seller of guns, should use its vast economic leverage to force corporate America to confront shooting deaths....
2019-08-07 02:48

| Ethiopia: At least 17 killed during violence over Sidama autonomy At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group....
2019-07-21 11:48

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
2019-06-19 19:16

Ethiopia's ethnic violence shows Abiy's vulnerability Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed looks increasingly vulnerable as he faces deep divisions in the ruling coalition, simmering ethnic conflicts and millions of internally displaced people....
2019-07-01 17:48

Feds allocate $10M to combat violence in rural Alaska WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has declared a law enforcement emergency in Alaska, clearing the way for the Justice Department to award more than $10 million to combat crime in rural Alaskan communities. Friday’s announcement f...
2019-06-28 19:16

Countries are turning off the internet to stop violence. Does it work? Governments are increasingly shutting down access to the internet in an effort to curb organised violence. But evidence shows it usually makes things worse...
2019-07-31 20:00

War at home: how Big Little Lies deftly dissects domestic violence In the second season of the HBO drama, a nuanced depiction of surviving a violent marriage artfully evokes a form of PTSDBig Little Lies is a beautiful show about ugly secrets. Based on the novel by Liane Moriarty, the show centers around the lives o...
2019-06-17 18:32

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
2019-07-05 05:16

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, citing death threats....
2019-06-16 16:16

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and charged to scatter the crowd....
2019-07-02 04:48

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 are recovering. The outbreak of gun violence started at 6:30 on Saturday morning when a man was found s...
2019-06-16 23:48

Two moms were working to end gun violence in Chicago. Then they were fatally shot Chantell Grant and Andrea Stoudemire, two women who were active in the anti-gun violence movement in Chicago, were shot to death over the weekend.        ...
2019-07-31 18:32

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 100 civilians, according to the United Nations. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said...
2019-07-03 22:32

Fears of violence as Sudan gets ready for 'million man' march Generals urged not to hurt protesters who plan to pour on to streets of KhartoumKhartoum is bracing itself for a mass protest against Sudan’s ruling generals, as calls mount for restraint to prevent a new military crackdown on demonstrators.The plann...
2019-06-30 16:48

| DRC president calls Ituri violence 'attempted genocide' President Felix Tshisekedi described inter-ethnic bloodshed in DRC's northeast as "attempted genocide" after scores of people were killed and tens of thousands displaced....
2019-07-03 23:32

After Sri Lanka attacks, Muslims face boycotts and violence Experts worry that the country, a democracy whose bloody civil war ended in 2009, is poised for a new outbreak of tensions. This time the divisions are emerging along religious lines, rather than the long-standing ethnic cleavage between Sinhalese an...
2019-07-07 18:32

WNBA suspends player after domestic violence allegation The WNBA suspended a Los Angeles Sparks player without pay on Tuesday because of a domestic violence allegation stemming from an incident in December, the league said....
2019-07-17 15:01

Mexico’s vigilantes: violence and displacement – a photo essay In southern Mexico, a toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes and cartels is fuelling rising violence. ‘Community police’ or ‘self-defence’ groups, often accused of having ties with drug cartels, have proliferated and extended their control over the territory...
2019-07-02 10:48

‘Words must never be met with violence’ urges UN, following Taliban threat to journalists   Following last week’s public threats by Taliban militants to deliberately target media outlets in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission chief in the country reiterated his call on Thursday for journalists’ rights to be protected, underlining the po...
2019-06-27 20:32

38 dead in latest intercommunal violence in central Mali BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least 38 people are dead after the latest series of attacks on villages near the border with Burkina Faso. Mali’s government says the violence took place on Monday in the ethnic Dogon villages of G...
2019-06-19 14:16

Pro-Trump Reddit channel ‘quarantined’ over threats of violence Visitors to r/The_Donald on Reddit see a warning page explaining that the subreddit has been "quarantined" over "significant issues with reporting and addressing violations" of the site's content policy....
2019-06-27 20:48

Smoking at home a form of domestic violence, Thailand says Authorities in Thailand are facing backlash after introducing a new law that will classify smoking in households as a form or domestic abuse, or violence....
2019-06-27 20:48

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to th...
2019-06-19 10:00

Migrants face violence as US makes them wait in Mexico CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Migrants who are being forced to wait in Mexico while they try to win asylum in the U.S. complain they are being subjected to violence in the country’s dangerous border cities. One Cuban migrant, 22-year-old Roberto...
2019-06-27 21:48

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 courts dedicated to tackling violence against women, the country’s top judge has announced, seeking ...
2019-06-20 04:16

Papua New Guinea: Dozens killed in tribal violence Tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea's lawless highlands has killed dozens, including pregnant women and several children. Prime Minister James Marape vowed to bring the instigators of the violence to justice....
2019-07-10 10:00

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned violence that broke out Monday when weapon-wielding, masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journalists and citizens at a subway station....
2019-07-24 01:32

Maoist Violence Lowered By 43 Per Cent In Last Five Years: Centre Maoist violence has come down by 43 per cent in the last five years in comparison to the five-year period before that, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 19:48

German far-right party accused of stoking hatred, violence German lawmakers and extremism experts are accusing the far-right Alternative for Germany party of contributing to a climate of hatred that led to the killing of a pro-migrant politician earlier this month....
2019-06-18 13:32

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban....
2019-07-09 05:00

Ethiopian Israeli mothers protest police violence Dozens of mothers are marching through Tel Aviv in a show of rising anger over a police officer’s fatal shooting of an Ethiopian Israeli teenager, which touched off violent protests last week...
2019-07-08 19:32

Germany records small uptick in far-right extremist violence Violent crimes motivated by xenophobia rose slightly in Germany last year, the country's domestic intelligence agency has reported. The agency has been accused of blindness to neo-Nazi terrorist cells in the country....
2019-06-28 09:00

Rights group warns of use of violence during Sudan rallies Amnesty International says Sudanese authorities must guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a deadly military crackdown that has left more than 100 killed since early June...
2019-06-28 17:32

Suspected Sacramento cop-killer had history of domestic violence The man accused of shooting and killing a rookie Sacramento, Calif., police officer Wednesday evening had been accused of domestic violence on several occasions, according to media reports. ...
2019-06-21 07:48

Peru: Protesters march to denounce violence against women Hundreds of women have taken part in a demonstration in Peru's capital, Lima, to draw attention to the problem of gender violence in the country. Peru has one of the highest rates of violence against women in the region....
2019-08-18 12:32

Warriors coach Kerr delivers gun violence message Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr delivered a pointed message via a T-shirt on Sunday, urging people to vote for those who will bring change to America's gun laws....
2019-06-03 12:00

Chicago police: 52 shot, 8 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-lee-EHL’-mee) says two people were also stabbed to death, bringing the total number of h...
2019-06-03 19:48

The Latest: Chief: ‘Signs of homicidal violence’ in death DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the...
2019-06-04 01:00

Argentines protest violence against women in large marches BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Thousands of Argentines have taken to the streets of the country’s capital to protest violence against women. Monday’s march coincides with the fourth anniversary of the founding of the activist group Ni Una...
2019-06-04 01:00

The Latest: Chief: 'Signs of homicidal violence' in death The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the North Texas o...
2019-06-04 01:32

Brownsville gets $9M in anti-violence funds following wild shoot-out A longtime crime-ridden Brooklyn neighborhood is getting $9 million from City Hall for safety measures in wake of a wild shoot-out at a packed block party there last week that left 11 injured and one dead. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Speaker Corey ...
2019-08-07 01:32

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
2019-06-04 13:48

Joe Biden says video games may play role in gun violence Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden agreed with President Trump’s sentiments Monday that violence in video games could be connected with rising gun violence in the U.S., saying video games teach children it’s OK to just shoot somebody and “bl...
2019-08-06 07:48

Duplicity, Grace and Violence: New Spanish-Language Fiction One novel transports readers to 1970s Spain, roiled by the Basque militants; another is about a Spanish-born MI6 agent; a third follows a political prisoner in Uruguay....
2019-08-06 05:49

One Man Could Decide Washington’s Response to Gun Violence: Mitch McConnell After President Trump stopped short of a broad legislative response to the weekend’s massacres, lawmakers in both parties said Mr. McConnell held the key....
2019-08-06 04:48

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-06 00:48

'This Isn't a Mystery': Dayton Gunman Had Documented Obsession With Violence Memorials now line the streets of Dayton, Ohio,’s historic Oregon District, just one day after a masked gunman shot and killed nine people early Sunday morning....
2019-08-06 03:32

Late night slams Congress for inaction on gun violence See what all of the late night hosts, from Stephen Colbert to Jimmy Kimmel, had to say about gun violence in America in the wake of the shootings in El Paso and Dayton....
2019-08-07 09:48

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
2019-05-31 23:48

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two days after prisoners attacked each other in several facilities in the northern Brazilian state of Ama...
2019-05-30 07:32

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 on, he still grapples with the memories....
2019-05-21 17:16

After weekend of violence Hong Kong braces for more protests The increasingly violent protests since June have emerged as Hong Kong's most serious crisis in decades and become one of the biggest challenges to Chinese leader Xi Jinping since he took power in 2012....
2019-08-12 08:00

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
2019-05-23 05:32

Reports Of Violence In J&K, Centre Must Come Clean, Says Rahul Gandhi A meeting of the Congress' top decision-making body to appoint its next chief was briefly halted after reports of "violence and deaths" emerged from Jammu and Kashmir, former party president Rahul......
2019-08-11 00:32

Democrats in Iowa Offer Plans to Combat Gun Violence In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday emphasized the urgent need to confront gun violence in America....
2019-08-10 19:48

Tackling gun violence in Arizona since 2011 Tucson shooting PHOENIX- On January 8, 2011, Tucson experienced a mass shooting when a gunman opened fire at a U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Congress On Your Corner event, killing six people and injuring others. Following the shooting, the Arizona Criminal J...
2019-08-10 12:16

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend for themselves. Observers say this practice is irresponsible....
2019-05-26 18:00

"BJP Suffered Political Untouchability, Violence": PM Modi After Mega Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his party, the BJP, has had to contend with twin challenges - political untouchability and political violence. But today, "in the political canvas of the nation......
2019-05-27 14:48

Walmart removes images of violence in stores after shooting FILE = In this Dec. 15, 2010 file photo, a view of the entertainment section of a Wal-Mart store is seen in Alexandria, Va. Walmart is taking down all signs and displays from its stores that depict violence, following a mass shooting at its El Paso, ...
2019-08-09 18:32

Odubel Herrera Arrested For Suspected Domestic Violence Multiple outlets are reporting that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night after police responded to a report of domestic violence in Atlantic City, New Jersey....
2019-05-28 23:16

The Latest: Barr in Alaska to talk about Native violence ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Tribal representatives told U.S. Attorney General William Barr that rural Alaska Natives suffer from multiple public safety...
2019-05-30 02:48

Ex-Jaguars linebacker arrested on domestic violence charge JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Blair Brown has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. Brown turned himself in Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, and was expected to remain in the D...
2019-05-30 02:48

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy.The d...
2019-06-06 22:32

Trump blames shootings on 'glorification of violence' – video Donald Trump has blamed ‘the glorification of violence’ in a speech that identified video games, the internet and mental illness – but not guns – as the cause of the attacks that left at least 30 dead and 53 injured in less than 24 hours over the wee...
2019-08-06 02:16

Here's Every 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate's Plan to End Gun Violence Last week, the issue of gun control took center stage among the Democratic Presidential candidates at the Detroit debates and in the wake of the Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn shootings (and days before shootings in El Paso, Texas and ...
2019-08-05 16:16

Pope condemns spate of U.S. gun violence, prays for victims Pope Francis on Sunday condemned attacks on "defenseless people" in a spate of gun violence in three American states, including one that killed 20 people in a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas....
2019-08-04 14:16

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 allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
2019-05-22 09:48

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable, a top official told lawmakers underlining that......
2019-06-13 02:48

'How is this not inciting violence?': gun shop billboard targets the Squad North Carolina billboard calls congresswomen ‘The 4 Horsemen’ in what anti-gun violence advocates call an incitement to violenceA gun shop in North Carolina has erected an advertising billboard invoking an apocalyptic prophesy to mock the progressive...
2019-08-02 09:48

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country's northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area....
2019-06-11 16:48

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his ar...
2019-06-14 15:48

Death toll of gun violence in Agua Prieta increases to six DOUGLAS, Ariz. – The unofficial death toll from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora has grown to six, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday afternoon. According to the CCSO, initial information indicates that it...
2019-06-15 03:32

Violence and graft to test El Salvador's maverick new president El Salvador's maverick new president takes office on Saturday pledging to battle violence, poverty, corruption and mass migration to the United States - but will have to do all that without a congressional majority....
2019-05-30 23:00

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
2019-06-12 02:48

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country's top investigative body, saying police used violence against him while in custody....
2019-06-09 17:00

Chicago Has Its Worst Weekend of Gun Violence in 2019 as 7 Are Killed Another 52 people were wounded by gunfire throughout Chicago from Friday evening to Sunday, as much of the nation’s attention was focused on shootings in Ohio and Texas....
2019-08-06 01:32

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
2019-06-15 12:16

Hong Kong protests turn chaotic but avoid violence Protests turned chaotic Saturday but ultimately ended without violence, as Hong Kong's long summer of discontent continued to simmer for an 11th straight weekend....
2019-08-18 04:48

Where gun violence abounds, honoring loved ones with ‘Rest in Peace’ shirts RIP shirts have become visible ways of grieving loved ones, giving faces and names to victims whose deaths might otherwise slip into an anonymous pile of statistics....
2019-08-10 14:16

Hong Kong protesters charged with rioting as violence flares Supporters gather outside court where accused appeared, chanting ‘liberate Hong Kong’ More than 20 people have appeared in court in Hong Kong charged with rioting, as hundreds of supporters gathered outside the building chanting “revolution of our ti...
2019-07-31 18:16

French city braces for violence after festival-goer’s death The western French city of Nantes has imposed exceptional security measures amid growing public anger over the drowning of a local man following a violent clash between police and people attending a music festival...
2019-08-02 21:00

How Much Violence Against Women Is Too Much to Depict Onscreen? The Nightingale Offers One Answer A young woman guides her horse through a forest, her face smeared with blood. The steely look in her eye shows she’s endured something unspeakable, her focus trained on exacting revenge upon the perpetrator. This is Clare, the protagonist of Au...
2019-08-02 21:16

Gun violence in America prompts more countries to issue travel warnings Amnesty International and countries including Uruguay and Venezuela have warned travelers about gun violence in the United States. They weren't the first....
2019-08-08 04:48

Polish city holds first LGBTQ pride parade despite far-right violence A Polish city celebrated its first-ever LGBTQ equality march on Saturday, but it struck a starkly different tone to the joyous and hedonistic affairs associated with pride parades....
2019-07-21 12:32

Violence spikes in Afghanistan – is peace with Taliban a good idea? Violent attacks in Afghanistan have continued despite ongoing peace talks between the Taliban and the US in Qatar. Is the international engagement with the Taliban actually emboldening Islamist militants?...
2019-07-31 19:48

The DeanBeat: The gray areas of video game violence and addiction The game industry has focused on countering renewed claims that violent games cause violence, but they should be worried about the gray areas.Read More...
2019-08-17 11:16

Hong Kong hit by more violence as protests enter 10th week Police fire teargas and beat demonstrators during fierce clashes across cityHong Kong has once more descended into violence, with police firing teargas at protesters across the city as mass demonstrations calling for democracy entered their 10th cons...
2019-08-12 01:00

ICE offices, workers hit by wave of violence and threats: ‘We know where all your children live’ Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) workers are facing a rapidly escalating series of threats, including protesters threatening their children and shots being fired at their offices, amid a rising tide of anti-ICE rhetoric from the left fueled ...
2019-08-14 17:32

2 Moms Who Fought Gun Violence in Chicago Killed in Drive-By Shooting: 'Who's Next?' Andrea Stoudemire and Chantell Grant dedicated their lives to combating the rampant gun violence tearing apart their neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, only to meet their untimely demise courtesy of stray bullets....
2019-08-01 11:16

Mother brings ashes of child lost to gun violence to interview Stephanie Pizzoferrato, whose story about losing her daughter to gun violence brought 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang to tears, speaks with CNN's Kate Bolduan about gun control....
2019-08-13 09:00

U.S. urges all sides to refrain from violence in Hong Kong: official The United States is continuing to monitor developments in Hong Kong and urges all sides to refrain from violence, a Trump administration official said on Monday after anti-government protesters and police toughened their stances amid weekend skirmis...
2019-08-12 20:00

US fast-food workers demand better pay amid growing violence A bill making its way through the Senate would set the hourly wage at $15 nationwide, to be enacted over six yearsMaria Torres followed eight sprinting co-workers into the kitchen’s walk-in fridge, screaming “Gun!” They locked the door against an arm...
2019-08-04 09:32

Fight against youth violence gets £10m boost after donation from packaging billionaires Tetra Pak heir Hans Rausing and his wife Julia have donated £10 million to help launch a pioneering initiative to combat the "staggering" levels of youth violence in London....
2019-08-12 12:00

Weekend of violence in Chicago leaves 2 dead, dozens injured Dozens of people have been injured and two have been killed in Chicago, Ill. in 33 separate incidents over the weekend where shots were fired, according to police....
2019-08-12 10:32

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
2019-08-16 20:48

McConnell willing to consider ‘bipartisan’ gun violence solutions, opposes 'infringing' on rights Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – a Republican who has been lambasted by Democrats for refusing to allow votes on gun control legislation – said Monday he is willing to consider “bipartisan” solutions in the wake of the mass shootings in El Pa...
2019-08-06 07:48

Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence "I think we have to start building institutions again because, you know, if you look at the '60s and '70s, so many of these institutions were closed," Trump says....
2019-08-16 22:48

Hong Kong Tycoon Warns Protesters and Beijing Against Violence Hong Kong’s richest man bought the full front pages of many local newspapers to run a pair of ads—one aimed at the Chinese government, the other at demonstrators....
2019-08-16 14:48

Bigotry makes politicians ‘complicit in the violence that follows’ : UN independent experts Responding to the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio on Saturday, a group of independent UN experts has called out the “increased use of divisive language”, as well as attempts to marginalise racial, ethnic and religious minorities”, by some politician...
2019-08-08 00:48

'Hey Congress, do something': Bedoya uses goal celebration to demand end to gun violence – video Philadelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya brought attention to this weekend’s mass shootings in Ohio and Texas when he called out Congress after scoring for his team in Washington DC.After Bedoya scored his team’s opening goal in their 5-1 win over...
2019-08-05 13:32

Chicago suffers bloody weekend as gun violence leaves seven dead Mass shootings command widespread media coverage, but lost in the national conversations about guns are everyday killings As deadly mass shootings devastated communities in Texas and Ohio and reignited calls for lawmakers to act on gun reform, Chicag...
2019-08-06 02:16

Every cop in this Alaskan police department has a domestic violence record: report Every cop in one Alaska city has a domestic violence record — including the chief, a shocking new investigation into lax hiring standards at police departments throughout the state has revealed. Understaffed, low-paying departments across the s...
2019-07-19 12:00

Alejandro Bedoya Scores Goal, Calls For Congress To "End Gun Violence" During the goal celebration after he scored in today’s D.C. United-Philadelphia Union match, Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya picked up a pitch-side microphone and said into it,“Hey Congress, do something, now! End gun violence!”:...
2019-08-05 18:00

Trump condemns role of video games in ‘glorification of violence’ President Donald Trump condemned the role that video games in creating a culture of "the glorification of violence in our society" and said it has to stop.Read More...
2019-08-05 23:00

South African army sent into townships to curb gang violence Move follows thousands of deaths in Cape Flats, but critics say it will not address causesSoldiers have begun patrolling poor neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Cape Town in a controversial move aimed at curbing gang violence.The South African presid...
2019-07-19 15:16

What Research Shows About the Alleged Link Between Mental Illness and Gun Violence "Mental illness and hate pulls the trigger, not the gun," President Trump said. But the connection between mental illness and gun violence is less clear....
2019-08-05 23:32

3 White Supremacists Get Prison Time for Charlottesville Rally Violence Three members of the white supremacist group Rise Above Movement were sentenced to more than two years in prison on Friday for attacking protesters at the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia....
2019-07-20 18:32

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demonstrations....
2019-07-21 10:48

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns Sunday's violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday condemned the violence that broke out hours earlier when weapon-wielding masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journalists and citizens at a subway station....
2019-07-23 08:01

Opinion: Goal celebration that demanded Congress act against gun violence was patriotism at its best Alejandro Bedoya used his goal celebration to demand Congress 'do something' amid a rash of mass shootings in the United States.       ...
2019-08-05 23:32

Hong Kong’s Leader Offers No Solutions After Night of Violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam failed Monday to allay public anger over violent attacks in the city overnight, condemning what she called “riotous” protesters who vandalized a Chinese government building before expressing “regret”...
2019-07-22 14:32

Portland mayor distances self from Antifa violence in his city: 'I wasn't even here' Portland, Ore., Mayor Ted Wheeler seemed to shun responsibility for allowing Antifa to freely roam the streets and commit violence in the city, insisting he always orders the police to “enforce the law.”...
2019-07-25 10:48

Ivanka Trump’s tweets about Chicago violence include errors CHICAGO (AP) — Ivanka Trump is weighing in on last weekend’s violence in Chicago with two tweets that include some factual mistakes. In one of two Tuesday tweets, President Donald Trump’s daughter writes that as the country grieves about ...
2019-08-07 06:48

Hong Kong mops up after weekend of violence, braces for more protests Metro stations in Hong Kong resumed regular service on Monday and streets were being cleaned of debris as the city recovered from another night of violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police, with more protests planned this week....
2019-08-12 07:32

| All Blacks coach winds back on domestic violence comments All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has moved to clarify comments he made in the wake of Sevu Reece's selection that downplayed the role of gender in domestic violence....
2019-07-10 13:48

USA Today HQ evacuated on reports of armed man, no evidence of violence or injuries Hundreds of office workers at the building, which houses other firms besides the newspaper, were brought outside by police, the USA Today reported on its website....
2019-08-07 22:00

A weekend of mass murder reflects how American violence goes viral A spasm of gun violence in El Paso, Dayton and Chicago illustrates an array of American social disorders, including the trope of the lone-wolf shooter....
2019-08-05 07:00

Cory Booker Speaks About White Supremacy and Gun Violence in Charleston “Racist violence has always been part of the American story,” Mr. Booker said, in a major speech at the church where nine black people were gunned down in 2015....
2019-08-07 17:32

FBI finds gunman in Dayton, Ohio, rampage was obsessed with violence The gunman who killed his sister and eight other people in Dayton, Ohio, before he was slain by police had a history of violent obsessions and previously mused about committing mass murder, an FBI official said on Tuesday....
2019-08-07 14:48

Mahatma Gandhi Was Spiritual Leader Of US Non-Violence Movement: Pelosi Mahatma Gandhi was the spiritual leader of America's non-violence movement, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has said as she described how the Indian leader influenced American......
2019-07-12 00:16

'Tinderbox of violence': AOC tears into Stephen Miller over family separation Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday savaged White House adviser Stephen Miller for his role in engineering the administration’s family separation policy, accusing him of abetting the humanitarian crisis at the southern border.“It is a policy of d...
2019-07-12 19:16

Panel Formed To Draft Central Law For Checking Violence Against Doctors The Union Health Ministry has entrusted an eight-member sub-committee with the task of drafting a central law to check violence against doctors and other medical professionals, a long-standing demand......
2019-07-13 21:00

Southern Arizona family raising awareness for domestic violence TUCSON-  A Southern Arizona mother is grieving the loss of her daughter who was shot and killed just a few weeks ago. On Saturday the family held a carwash off Alvernon and Grant to raise money for emergency expenses. 25-year-old Marilynn Pacheco was...
2019-07-14 01:48

Hong Kong’s Leader, Faced With More Clashes, Condemns Violence Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment....
2019-07-15 17:32

Hong Kong leader condemns 'rioters' for Sunday's violence Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, on Monday condemned the protesters who clashed with police the night previous inside an upscale shopping mall as "rioters" while defending the actions of law enforcement....
2019-07-16 11:16

Lindsey Graham pushes 'red flag' bill to curb gun violence Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he will propose bipartisan legislation to encourage more states to adopt “red flag” laws after a pair of horrific mass shootings.The South Carolina Republican’s announcement came soon after President Donald Trump also...
2019-08-06 04:48

After 75 years, the D-Day landings are fading from memory, but one veteran still grapples with the violence of war REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Allied troops stormed ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning the long, bloody fight to retake Western Europe. Leon Gautier was one of the first French commandos to hit the beach, and the memories are still with him ...
2019-06-06 00:48

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the military cracked down on peaceful protesters earlier this month....
2019-06-18 14:00

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the University of Texas and San Antonio. The study, published this month in the Journal of Criminal Justic...
2019-05-29 22:48

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military into new uncertainty just as tensions with Iran are ...
2019-06-18 23:48

Domestic violence against men – German states move to break taboos For the first time ever, two German states are launching an initiative to help male victims of domestic violence. Officials in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia say they want to break the taboos surrounding the topic....
2019-06-19 02:48

Phillies' Odúbel Herrera faces domestic violence charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera was arrested in Atlantic City on Monday night on a charge of simple assault following an alleged domestic incident....
2019-05-28 23:32

Authorities meet to discuss cartel violence along southern border TUCSON- Local and state authorities are working together to address the increase of deaths on the doorstep of the southern border due to cartel violence. Cartel members are now seeking asylum in Douglas and Naco, Arizona for what they say is a credib...
2019-06-19 13:16

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the opposition said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 09:48

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own ...
2019-05-28 08:32

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in uniform came to her village. They killed the men the...
2019-05-23 13:16

Democrats slam McConnell for delay on domestic violence bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Democrats are ramping up their rhetoric as they pressure the Senate’s Republican leader to allow a vote on a bill that helps victims of domestic and sexual violence. At a news conference on Wednesday, Rep. Jackie Sp...
2019-05-23 03:16

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 18:00

Toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes fuels rising Mexican violence XALTIANGUIS, Mexico (AP) — What now passes for the law in Xaltianguis, a little town on the road to Acapulco, arrived with a car bomb and butchery. A heavily armed vigilante force took over the town in the Mexican state of Guerrero last month by driv...
2019-06-21 06:16

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....
2019-05-22 14:16

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 Wednesday....
2019-05-22 07:16

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 jeering crowd, Muhlaysia Booker spoke out about her orde...
2019-05-21 20:32

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
2019-06-16 20:00

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay rights demonstrators being beaten in the streets o...
2019-06-16 20:00

Russian reporter’s lawyer protests alleged police violence MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint that accuses police of using violence against the prominent reporter, a human rights group said Sunday. Police refuted claims that Ivan Golunov ...
2019-06-09 21:32

"Situation Under Control": Bengal Counters Centre's Advisory On Violence There were only a few "stray post-poll clashes" in West Bengal and the situation in the state was "under control", the Mamata Banerjee government said Sunday in a letter to the centre, which had......
2019-06-10 02:32

Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar Analysts to compile database to track spike in cases, with female politicians and campaigners increasingly targetedViolence targeted against female politicians and activists will be tracked for the first time by a global database, amid indications of...
2019-06-10 17:16

Sudan opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in April....
2019-06-05 02:32

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
2019-06-04 20:48

Sudanese opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since Omar al-Bashir was ousted as president in April....
2019-06-04 12:16

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-13 01:16

Guns and lies in America: decoding an unlikely gun violence success story Why the Guardian US is launching a major project on the dramatic drop in gun homicides in the Bay AreaThis year-long project investigates what works to reduce the daily toll of gun violence in America, exploring how California’s Bay Area has defied e...
2019-06-04 10:48

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential sto...
2019-06-03 14:48

Japan’s Recluses Already Faced Stigma. Then Came 2 Shocking Acts of Violence. Experts worry that a new wave of fearmongering will leave the recluses known as hikikomori even more vilified and painted falsely as prone to heinous crimes....
2019-06-06 13:00

Injured gilets jaunes protest in Paris against police violence ‘March of the mutilated’ calls for ban on use of explosive grenades and rubber bulletsAbout 200 gilets jaunes have staged a “march of the mutilated” through central Paris. Among them were people seriously injured in demonstrations since the movement ...
2019-06-02 19:00

Five Terrorists From Kashmir Shun Path Of Violence, Surrender: Report Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined terrorist organisations, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police said on Saturday....
2019-06-01 14:32

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the opposition’...
2019-06-15 19:48

Ethiopia PM presses plan to return displaced people after violence Ethiopia's Prime Minister on Thursday pursued a plan to return displaced people to their homes following ethnic violence, meeting communities who recently went home, as relief workers voiced fears that the initiative could provoke fresh violence....
2019-05-30 17:00

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
2019-06-16 18:16

U.N. labor body adopts #MeToo pact against violence at work The U.N. agency overseeing international labor standards adopted on Friday a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, fueled by the women's #MeToo movement....
2019-06-21 17:48

| Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence Chad's President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces, authorising summary shootings to "save the majority", after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month....
2019-08-20 08:48

Oregon capitol shuts down after potential threat of militia violence Plans for the Oregon Senate to meet Saturday were scrapped after Oregon State Police identified a potential threat from militia groups.        ...
2019-06-22 19:48

What a Rising Tide of Violence Against Muslims in India Says About Modi’s Second Term On June 22, a viral video did the rounds on social media in India. A young Muslim man tied up, bleeding profusely all over his body, hands folded, was being lynched by a mob that forced him to chant of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and ‘Jai Hanuma...
2019-06-28 22:16

UN votes to make tackling central Mali violence a priority UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council has voted unanimously to beef up the mandate of the more than 16,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali to help tackle escalating violence and re-establish government authority in the central region of...
2019-06-28 18:32

West calls on Albanians to avoid violence in disputed election European bodies and the United States called on Albanian parties on Friday to avoid violence during mayoral elections, due to be held across the country on Sunday despite being declared illegal by the president and boycotted by the opposition....
2019-06-28 17:32

TPD identifies domestic violence suspect arrested in 21-hour standoff TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s 21-hour police standoff at a southeast side residence was identified by Tucson Police Department Wednesday morning. At around 9 p.m. Monday, TPD responded to a home near Pantano and Stel...
2019-06-27 18:32

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....
2019-05-21 16:16

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....
2019-05-21 16:16

Alejandro Bedoya on US gun violence: 'People get stuck in their American ways of thinking' The Philadelphia Union captain and USA international went viral on Sunday when he grabbed a field microphone after scoring and urged Congress to act to prevent further gun violenceAlejandro Bedoya was at home in the French city of Nantes in the fall ...
2019-08-07 11:16

Cory Booker on Virginia Beach shooting: 'We're not helpless to stop' gun violence Democratic candidates Elizabeth Warren and Booker make case for gun control reform in terms of tackling everyday shootingsAfter 12 people were shot dead at a government building in Virginia Beach on Friday, contenders for the Democratic presidential ...
2019-06-02 19:00

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims in the UK will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shocking move is being piloted by police in Nottinghamshire, England, with 100 “no point” blades handed to people who ha...
2019-06-13 20:48

Sudan's public prosecutor to investigate violence at protest site: SUNA Sudan's public prosecutor has set up a committee to investigate violence at the main protest site outside the Defense Ministry headquarters in Khartoum, state news agency SUNA said on Monday....
2019-06-03 20:16

A domestic violence accuser's arrest for taking her husband's guns isn't what it might seem, prosecutor says A Florida prosecutor has downgraded the charges facing a woman who seized her estranged husband's guns after he was accused of domestic violence. But the prosecutor denied previous narratives that she committed the burglary to protect herself from hi...
2019-07-05 10:16

Domestic violence call leads to weapons stash bust in Queens Cops uncovered a stash of weapons — including an Uzi submachine gun — from a Queens home when they responded to a domestic violence call this week, police said. Officers were responding to a domestic assault at 39-year-old Gabriel Smith’s...
2019-06-02 06:32

Syria: Thousands of children ‘hemmed in’ by ‘brutal and gratuitous’ spike in violence A marked escalation in fighting has put tens of thousands of children in northwest Syria at “imminent risk of injury, death and displacement”, the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) chief warned on Thursday....
2019-05-31 00:16

Trump administration declares emergency in violence-plagued rural Alaska U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat some of the nation's worst rates of sexual assault, child abuse and other violent crimes....
2019-06-29 10:48

Pete Buttigieg on Gun Violence: ‘I Was Part of the First Generation That Saw Routine School Shootings’ During the Democratic debate, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Gov. Steve Bullock both spoke in stark terms about how the epidemic of gun violence had personally affected them....
2019-07-31 17:48

Burst of Violence Grips Philippine Island, Negros, and Some See Duterte’s Hand Local politicians and educators have been killed in a spasm of violence that has taken 20 lives in the last two weeks on the central Philippine island of Negros....
2019-07-31 17:48

Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women Study identifies DRC, India and South Sudan among countries where women are at greatest risk of attackSexual violence is on the increase both inside and outside of wartime contexts and women remain the primary victims, warns new research.In their rep...
2019-06-28 12:16

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....
2019-05-22 19:32

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
2019-06-18 21:16

Global pact to fight workplace violence and harassment nears agreement A global treaty aimed at protecting workers from violence and harassment is expected to be agreed next month, though some "tricky" issues remain, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 13:16

Hong Kong protesters attempt to restore peace after airport violence Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday in a show of solidarity for a movement that appeared on the verge of losing popular support....
2019-08-18 15:00

Family That Fled Violence In Congo Receives Habitat For Humanity Home LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Lexington family is starting a new chapter on Sunday thanks to Habitat for Humanity. After fleeing from the war in Congo in 2009 and spending several years in a refugee camp, the Shabani family says receiving a habit...
2019-06-03 00:00

Activists push for action on National Gun Violence Awareness Day – live news Campaigners will be wearing orange as a tribute to Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old shot dead in Chicago in 2013Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.14pm BST Senator Elizabeth Warren calls for ending “the NRA’s death grip on our fed...
2019-06-07 16:48

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate...
2019-06-05 14:32

Day After Bengal Violence, Home Ministry Asks Mamata Banerjee For Action The centre has expressed deep concern over the continuing violence in Bengal even after the national elections and issued an advisory to Mamata Banerjee's government, sources said. The state BJP had......
2019-06-09 18:00

Video games, violence and mass shootings have a long, complicated history Over the years, politicians and gun rights advocates have blamed violent games for real-life violence. But is it true?       ...
2019-08-06 01:32

Former Redskins QB Mark Rypien pleads not guilty to domestic violence charge Rypien, who claimed last year that he suffers from mental illness that he believes was caused by hits taken during his NFL career, said in a joint statement with his wife that he "did not commit any crime."...
2019-07-02 11:48

Ex-Redskins quarterback Mark Rypien arrested on domestic violence charge Former Washington Redskins quarterback Mark Rypien, who led his team to a 1992 Super Bowl victory and now faces mental health issues he says result from his years on the field, has been charged with domestic violence, police said on Monday....
2019-07-01 20:32

| WATCH: Violence breaks out as police try to clear Hong Kong protesters Police fight with protesters in Hong Kong, using batons and pepper spray as they try to clear demonstrators from the city's parliament after a massive crowds marched against plans to allow extraditions to China....
2019-06-10 09:32

"Time We Ended This Violence": Nusrat Jahan Calls For Peace In Bengal Trinamool Congress lawmaker Nusrat Jahan, who has made a considerable splash with her debut in parliament, today called for an end to political violence in Bengal....
2019-07-03 01:00

Cloudflare Drops 8Chan, Initiating New Ineffective Ritual That Follows Mass Violence Following a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday that left at least 20 people dead and dozens more injured, an anonymous forum at the center of the tragedy, 8chan, is no longer protected by the website security firm Cloudflare. The company’s ...
2019-08-06 05:16

At least 95 slain in Mali village amid surge in ethnic, extremist violence Nineteen others are missing, officials said Monday, as authorities continued to search for bodies. Officials said the assailants also set dwellings on fire and killed livestock....
2019-06-10 19:00

Ryan Phillippe explains his side of alleged domestic violence incident Ryan Phillippe insisted that he did not assault his ex-girlfriend Elsie Hewitt in a recent deposition, telling lawyers that he only “attempted to pick her up like a baby.”...
2019-05-28 16:16

Parkland survivor Emma González criticises Madonna for gun violence video Madonna described the video for God Control, in which a shooter opens fire on a nightclub dancefloor, as a ‘wake up’ callEmma González, a survivor of the Parkland school shooting in which 17 people were killed, has criticised Madonna’s depiction of g...
2019-07-03 12:32

Trump’s jumble of ideas to reduce gun violence elicit mixed response Two senators — a Republican and a Democrat — said they are writing legislation on a “red-flag” proposal while the president faced a backlash for his comments on video games and mental health....
2019-08-06 09:16

Mamata Banerjee Provoking Violence In West Bengal, Says Babul Supriyo Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Tuesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of provoking violence in the state and employing her party workers and police for the same....
2019-06-12 00:32

Trump tweets as gun violence and white nationalist terrorism stalk America Domestic terrorism now results in more deaths than the foreign kind but the president shows no sign of toning down his rhetoricTwo menaces have stalked America throughout its history. One is gun violence. The other is white supremacy. In El Paso, Tex...
2019-08-04 21:32

Dodgers Pitcher Julio Urias Won't Be Charged In Domestic Violence Investigation The Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney will not file misdemeanor charges against Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias. Urias was arrested on May 13 after witnesses reportedly told law enforcement that they saw Urias shove a woman to the ground at the Bev...
2019-06-04 23:32

El Paso, Dayton, Chicago: Media doesn't treat all gun violence the same Shootings in El Paso, Dayton, Gilroy, Brownsville and Chicago revealed that the national news media does not report on gun violence uniformly.        ...
2019-08-06 02:16

China tells U.S. to back off after lawmakers condemn Hong Kong violence China's foreign ministry on Tuesday told the United States to stay out of its internal affairs after some U.S. lawmakers, including House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, condemned what they called acts of violence by police against protester...
2019-08-13 20:16

Police officer shot while responding to domestic violence call dies SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento Police Department has confirmed that a female officer shot while assisting on a domestic violence call has died. Deputy Chief Dave Peletta said during a news conference early Thursday that 26-year-old Tara O’...
2019-06-20 11:32

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, after it was adopted on Friday at the International Labour Organization’s Centenary Conference in Geneva....
2019-06-21 17:16

Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss Under Investigation Over Domestic Violence Allegations Mike Fleiss, the creator of The Bachelor, is under investigation by police. As E! News reported earlier today, the producer's pregnant wife, Laura Fleiss, was granted a temporary......
2019-07-18 04:16

Chicago mayor: Police 'are losing the streets' to major eruptions of violence Chicago’s new mayor is taking issue with the city's police department as the city continues to see far more homicides than New York and Los Angeles, as well as major eruptions of other violence....
2019-07-18 03:16

El Chapo’s Life Sentence a ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ for Mexico as Violence Soars One of the biggest disappointments of El Chapo’s capture is that instead of ending the drug trade, it has instead been a major catalyst of the violence now consuming Mexico....
2019-07-18 01:32

The west turns a blind eye to Middle Eastern violence at its own peril | Dr Amr Darrag In failing to hold Egypt and Saudi Arabia to account over the deaths of Giulio Regeni and Jamal Khashoggi, the west is making a rod for its own backThe parents of Giulio Regeni, the Italian doctoral student murdered in Cairo three years ago, last wee...
2019-05-25 18:01

Police presence strong at Polish pride march in wake of violence More than 1000 people took part in a pride parade in the central Polish city of Plock protected by a cordon of armed police as LGBT rights became a hot button issue in Catholic Poland ahead of a parliamentary election in October....
2019-08-10 21:00

Greater response needed to worsening West African violence: U.N. head Islamist attacks are spreading so fast in West Africa that the region should consider bolstering its response beyond current military efforts, and donors should back such a move, the head of the United Nations said on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 17:32

'Real' violence: coming to grips with the ethics of virtual reality brutality Two VR artworks at this year’s Dark Mofo ask the viewer to endure confronting simulations. Are we complicit if they give us a thrill?It’s morning, and the first thing that comes up in my Instagram feed is a picture of seven smashed and bloody faces. ...
2019-06-22 01:48

Calls To Trigger Violence Tomorrow, Centre Warns States Before Counting The Home Ministry has sent out alerts to chief secretaries, police chiefs of all states, warning them about the possibility of violence breaking out during counting of votes tomorrow for the Lok Sabha......
2019-05-22 16:00

Watch: MLS star Alejandro Bedoya scores, tells Congress to 'end gun violence' Philadelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya scored a goal before running to a microphone to urge Congress to "end gun violence," during a game Sunday against D.C. United....
2019-08-05 17:16

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of sexual harassment and violence against women in Indonesia, in the wake of two recent cases of horrifi...
2019-07-18 06:32

After night of violence, thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong airport Hong Kong's international airport has ground to a halt Monday as thousands of protesters swarmed its main terminal to express their outrage over another night of violent clashes between pro-democracy activists and riot police....
2019-08-12 13:32

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with a sense of insecurity. This is making them take drastic measures....
2019-07-12 18:48

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....
2019-05-21 21:01

Hong Kong: airport protests descend into violence – video report Mass protests at Hong Kong's international airport descended into chaos as riot police used pepper spray and batons in an attempt to disperse the thousands of demonstrators who had grounded flights for a second consecutive day. Hong Kong riot police ...
2019-08-14 15:48

Japan Is Among the World’s Safest Countries, Though It Has a Grisly Record of Mass Violence A 41-year-old man shouting “you die!” ran into an anime studio in Kyoto and set it ablaze Thursday morning, killing 33 people and injuring 36 others. Police said the man sprayed sprayed an unidentified liquid accelerant before starting th...
2019-07-19 15:00

‘It’s Not Safe Here.’ Migrants Detail Violence They Face as U.S. Makes Them Wait in Mexico (CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico) — Roberto Escalona Moreno says he witnessed a double murder on the street last week near the hostel where he is staying. The Cuban immigrant has been assaulted, and his friends have been shaken down by police, he says. M...
2019-06-27 23:48

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien arrested on suspicion of domestic violence Longtime Redskins quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence Sunday, according to online jail records.       ...
2019-07-01 18:01

Most Americans believe politicians’ heated rhetoric can lead to violence, report finds 78% of Americans say aggressive language from elected officials makes violence against targeted groups more likelyA majority of Americans believe that heated or aggressive rhetoric from politicians can lead to violence.A report published by the Pew R...
2019-06-19 18:00

O'Rourke calls for licensing in plan to curb gun violence and white nationalism Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is calling for the creation of a national gun registry, a nationwide gun licensing system and the mandatory buyback of assault-style rifles as part of his plan to curb gun violence and the rise of white...
2019-08-16 15:48

Poll Finds Americans Fearful Heated Rhetoric Will Fan Flames of Violence A majority of Americans fear all the racist and otherwise offensive rah rah being spewed in the name of public discourse lately will lead to outright violence, and that it needs to stop....
2019-07-20 14:48

At victimized Charleston church, Cory Booker condemns violence, racism Invoking God and Christian love, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker railed against gun violence and racism in a speech at the site of a 2015 church shooting that left 9 African-American worshipers dead....
2019-08-08 15:48

Clergy protest at Mitch McConnell’s office, demand action on gun violence A group of clergy protested outside Sen. Mitch McConnell's office, calling on the Republican Senate majority leader to take action to address gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend....
2019-08-08 12:00

Violence Involving ISIS Prisoners Leaves Dozens Dead in Tajikistan The Justice Ministry said the violence broke out at a prison near the capital when militants armed with knives killed three guards and several prisoners....
2019-05-21 16:16

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...
2019-05-21 15:48

Pelosi demands Trump recall Senate to consider reforms aimed at gun violence House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote directly to President Trump on Thursday to demand that he use a little-invoked constitutional power to recall the Senate from its recess so it can address gun violence....
2019-08-09 00:48

NFL won’t suspend Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill in domestic violence case involving son Hill, 25, cleared to return to Chiefs following investigationWide receiver had been accused by fiancee of hurting sonTyreek Hill has been cleared to report to Chiefs training camp next week after the NFL said Friday it would not suspend the star wide...
2019-07-20 03:16

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this ...
2019-06-19 23:48

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests mark 10th weekend with violence, tear gas Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters hit the streets for the tenth weekend in a row. Demonstrators used fire extinguishers and a water hose against riot police who fired tear gas into the train station in Kwai Fong and some accused plainclothes officer...
2019-08-12 15:32

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing urges love, not violence, in first protest comments Li Ka-shing's message in front-page advertisements in major newspapers in Hong Kong urged the public to "cease the anger with love" and "stop the violence."...
2019-08-16 18:48

Displaced by DR Congo violence, survivors’ testimonies highlight brutality of armed militia Two months since hundreds of thousands of people fled violence in north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN humanitarians warned on Friday that armed militia continue to make their safe return impossible. ...
2019-08-16 21:16

2020: Gov. Jay Inslee unveils 10-point plan to combat white nationalist gun violence Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday unveiled a 10-point plan to combat white nationalist gun violence, saying the United States needs a president willing to call out racism....
2019-08-07 00:48

Los Angeles Dodgers' Julio Urias suspended 20 games for domestic violence allegation Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias on Saturday was issued a 20-game suspension for an alleged domestic violence incident and is expected to return to the club in September and be eligible to play in the postseason....
2019-08-19 18:16

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine releases plan to reduce gun violence after Dayton shooting Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine introduced a series of proposals to reduce gun violence on Tuesday, in the wake of the shooting in Dayton that left nine people dead....
2019-08-07 07:48

‘I Have Never Felt the Need to Enact Any Kind of Violence.’ Pro Gamers Say Guns, Not Games, Are to Blame for Shootings After Mike Rufail graduated from college in 2001, he turned to video games as a cheaper alternative to nights out, buying an Xbox 360 paired with popular first-person shooter Call of Duty 2. “I realized I was one of the better players pretty qu...
2019-08-09 22:48

Schumer will ask Trump to divert wall funding to combat gun violence and white supremacy Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to ask the Trump administration to divert a $5 billion wall funding allocation to programs aimed at ending gun violence and “violent white supremacist extremism.”...
2019-08-14 10:00

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 the Brazilian border....
2019-05-21 17:16

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 UN Security Council on Wednesday that its people ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Canada supports peaceful assembly, condemns violence in Hong Kong: Freeland There have been months of protests in the semi-autonomous region as some residents accuse the Communist Party-ruled Chinese government of chipping away at Hong Kong's democratic rights....
2019-08-17 23:48

Moscow’s peaceful protests enrage the Kremlin because its only tool is violence | Alexey Kovalev Thousands are calling for opposition candidates to be allowed to run for office, without lifting a finger against the authoritiesOn a typical weekday, Moscow is a modern, rapidly developing metropolis, a far cry from its dark, litter-strewn, dilapida...
2019-08-12 12:00

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 violence across the west and north of the country...
2019-05-21 15:00

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a track record of violent crime and is a danger to public order....
2019-05-30 07:32

In wake of ‘collapsed’ agreement, new wave of violence threatens millions in Syria’s Idlib Following the collapse of the latest truce in Idlib at the start of this week, the Senior Humanitarian Adviser to the UN’s Syria Envoy urged Member States on Thursday to increase their support for “critical humanitarian needs” in the country’s last o...
2019-08-08 23:48

Navy football scraps 'Load the Clip' motto over insensitivity to those affected by gun violence Navy football dropped the “Load the Clip” motto they planned to use for the 2019 season as it was deemed as insensitive to those affected by gun violence, the school’s superintendent said Friday....
2019-08-06 11:16

'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 news reports, approximately 200 rockets were fire...
2019-05-21 14:38

Pregnant mothers give birth in olive groves after fleeing Syria violence Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge in violence in Idlib province....
2019-05-26 08:48

Sudan military chief offers talks as violence death toll hits 60 Sudan's military ruler offered to resume talks with opposition groups without conditions on Wednesday, in an apparent olive branch two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp in central Khartoum....
2019-06-05 14:16

Chicago mayor derides Ivanka Trump's 'nonsense' tweets about gun violence in city Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot criticized White House adviser Ivanka Trump on Tuesday over the first daughter's tweets about weekend violence in the city that included factual errors. ...
2019-08-07 02:48

Portland police keeping far-right protesters, antifa groups apart; violence avoided during rallies A heavy police presence kept members of the Proud Boys and other far-right groups separated from far-left activists at a downtown park Saturday.        ...
2019-08-18 08:16

‘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 protect victims, and bring perpetrators to justice....
2019-05-21 14:32

Violence in Mali Put an End to a Thriving Tourist Industry. Now the Government Wants to Tap Into China’s Tourism Market A dozen Chinese tourists, armed with their cameras, are capturing the sights, standing on sandstone cliffs looking over dusty plains 1500 feet below. The sky is clear: in the distance, hundreds of villages on the plains of Dogon country stretch as fa...
2019-06-19 06:32

'Steps for peace': Oakland residents take stand against gun violence after 36th death this year Dozens gather two days after shooting as Operation Ceasefire program helps save livesTwo days after 66-year-old Thomas Romerson was fatally shot near a church in Oakland, California, community members gathered near the site of the shooting to take a ...
2019-06-21 16:48

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters gather, government offices shut after violence Thousands of protesters readied in Hong Kong on Thursday for more potential clashes with police over a planned extradition law with mainland China, a day after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at unarmed demonstrators....
2019-06-13 08:32

LA Sparks guard Riquna Williams suspended 10 games for domestic violence incident Veteran guard suspended 10 games for December incidentWilliams, 29, set WNBA single-game scoring record in 2013The WNBA has suspended Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for a domestic violence incident, one of the longest punishments i...
2019-07-16 23:32

Hong Kong protests: Head of China's military garrison condemns violence The commander of the Chinese military garrison in Hong Kong has addressed the city's ongoing protest movement for the first time, warning that violence by pro-democracy groups "should not be tolerated."...
2019-08-01 20:48

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum, the United Nations Special Representat...
2019-06-14 00:32

The WNBA Players Association Is Contesting Riquna Williams's Domestic-Violence Suspension On Tuesday, the WNBA issued a statement announcing that Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams would be suspended for 10 games as a result of an incident of suspected domestic violence in December, which led to Williams’s arrest on April 29 of this...
2019-07-17 19:16

San Francisco school board votes to paint over murals showing slavery and violence Artwork at high school, which shows a dead Native American and black slaves, at center of decades of controversyThe San Francisco school board has unanimously voted to paint over a series of graphic school murals featuring a dead Native American and ...
2019-06-28 03:32

‘How the hell is this not inciting violence?’ Gun store erects billboard with minority lawmakers’ faces The sign warns of the “4 Horsemen" — typically a reference to biblical imagery symbolizing the end of the earth — but replaces it with the faces of the freshmen Democratic congresswomen known as "the Squad."...
2019-08-01 05:16

Violence, romance and glittering jewels: the Bolshoi Ballet visits Australia – in pictures Russia’s globally renowned Bolshoi Ballet is in Queensland performing two ballets from the company’s repertoire: the bombastic Spartacus by Yuri Grigorovich, and the glittering triple bill Jewels by George Balanchine. Five 40-foot containers worth of...
2019-06-28 03:48

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a second round on Aug. 11....
2019-06-16 18:16

2020 Dems pitch plans to combat gun violence, white nationalism after massacres Both South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee introduced detailed plans for curbing gun violence and white nationalist terrorism Tuesday, while other candidates introduced or re-emphasized their support for various proposals....
2019-08-07 00:16

Tucson Police release report on deadly shooting stemming from domestic violence TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has released 39 pages explaining details of a deadly shooting that occurred on the eastside in June. It stemmed from a domestic violence incident between a Tucson couple, Anthony Garrett and his girlfriend. The...
2019-07-31 17:48

Trump's Defense Secretary Pick Quits As Reports Emerge Of Family Violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the US military into......
2019-06-19 06:32

'Dangerous to an unprecedented degree': Psychiatrists warn Congress that Trump incites violence Mental health experts warned in an online event meant to convince Congress and the public Tuesday that President Trump incited his followers to violence, with one psychiatrist comparing Trump's rallies to those of Adolf Hitler....
2019-07-24 15:16

Cuba is driving dissidents off island with threats of violence and jail, report finds Thirty-five activists, journalists and artists have been forced to leave the island in two years, human rights group saysCuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, ...
2019-06-19 21:32

New York Giants suspend safety Kamrin Moore after domestic violence incident New York Giants safety Kamrin Moore has been suspended indefinitely after he was arrested for "an alleged domestic violence-related incident," the team announced Monday....
2019-07-16 01:48

Violence in Afghanistan takes high toll on civilians despite the promise of peace talks A new U.N. report said more civilians were harmed by the Afghan government or foreign forces allied to it than by the insurgents in the first half of 2019....
2019-08-03 23:16

Restrictions, unmet promises, unbridled violence in Sudan, a ‘recipe for disaster’, says Bachelet After nationwide protests across Sudan on Sunday, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday called on Sudanese authorities to lift restrictions on the internet and launch independent investigations into all acts of violence against demonst...
2019-07-03 19:48

The Nightingale director Jennifer Kent defends 'honest' depiction of rape and violence The Babadook creator’s new film set in 1825 Tasmania has become the flashpoint of this year’s Sydney film festival. Warning: contains spoilersThe Babadook director Jennifer Kent has defended her new film The Nightingale as an “honest and necessary de...
2019-06-11 10:00

No Visible Bruises by Rachel Louise Snyder review – domestic violence in America An explosive new book condemns the male culture that sees 50 women a month in the US shot dead by the men they loveWhat do we talk about when we talk about domestic violence? We talk about the scary, rageaholic man and his hapless female partner. We ...
2019-06-10 17:32

Murder of Mexican journalist marks third killing in one week, amid spiraling violence Mexican officials said on Saturday they would investigate the murder of a journalist in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz who was the third reporter to be killed in a week in Mexico as the country grapples with a record murder rate....
2019-08-03 22:32

Dracula’s Balls: Weapons of Hyper-Violence Used by Vlad III Discovered Under Bulgarian Fortress Archaeologists excavating at the medieval Bulgarian ‘Zishtova Fortress’ have unearthed  ‘stone cannonballs’ which are thought to have been used by Vlad III [Tepes], the historical inspiration for Bram Stokers fictional vampire, Dracula. ...
2019-06-08 20:48

Hong Kong leader condemns violence against police, labels protesters 'rioters' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters involved in the latest clashes with the police could be described as "rioters" and that she supported police upholding the law and seeking those responsible....
2019-07-15 09:48

Violence rocks Hong Kong protests while China, U.S. clash over extradition bill The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
2019-06-12 15:00

Barnet stabbing: Victim named as third brother from the same family to be murdered in London violence David Bello-Monerville, 38, was stabbed to death in a street battle earlier this week Six years ago, Joseph Burke-Monerville was shot in the head in a car Trevor Monerville, 26, died in 1994 after being stabbed in Hackney...
2019-06-21 16:48