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Arizona border activist trial ends in hung jury

TUCSON – A final verdict could not be reached for a man accused of harboring and conspiring to transport undocumented immigrants Tuesday afternoon –resulting in a hung jury. BREAK...

Arizona border activist trial ends in hung jury

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Arizona migrant activist trial results in hung jury An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of U.S. human rights activist Scott Warren, who was accused of harboring two undocumented migrants and conspiring to hide them from law enforcement....
2019-06-12 00:00

Jury deadlocks on charges against Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal jury couldn’t reach a verdict against a border activist charged with conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants in a trial that has drawn attention to humanitarian workers who help people in the U.S. illegally. J...
2019-06-11 23:16

Jury deliberations to continue in trial of border activist TUCSON – After about eleven and a half hours of deliberation, a jury in federal court said they were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of border activist Scott Warren. The jury indicated they were unable to agree on a verdict for all three...
2019-06-11 08:32

Jury deadlocked over Arizona border activist who allegedly helped illegal immigrants Jurors were deadlocked Tuesday in the case of an Arizona border activist accused of transporting and harboring migrants while providing them with humanitarian aid. ...
2019-06-12 02:01

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally. The jury received the case Friday in U.S. District Court in Tucson before br...
2019-06-10 19:16

Arizona border activist to stand trial for helping migrants TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal trial is scheduled to begin in Tucson for a border activist charged with harboring migrants and conspiring to transport and harbor two Mexican men who were in the U.S. illegally. Scott Daniel Warren says his spiritual v...
2019-05-29 06:16

Jury couldn't decide if Arizona activist broke law helping migrants An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a U.S. human rights activist who was accused of hiding undocumented migrants, but said he was offering them humanitarian aid....
2019-06-12 21:16

Jury Can't Convict Activist on Trial for Leaving Migrants Water in the Desert A jury in the case of an Arizona immigration activist on trial for helping undocumented migrants survive in the desert was deadlocked and unable to reach a verdict on his guilt yesterday....
2019-06-13 01:32

Judge orders jury to deliberate more in border activist case TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge in Tucson has ordered a jury to continue deliberations in the trial against an Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants who are in the country illegally. The jury told the court Monday afternoon t...
2019-06-11 07:00

Trial of Arizona activist charged with harboring migrants begins TUCSON – The trial of an Arizona activist charged with harboring undocumented migrants illegally began Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Tucson. Scott Daniel Warren /Arizona State University/ Courtesy: NBC News Dr. Scott Warren is accused of ...
2019-05-30 04:00

US to decide whether to retry Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Federal prosecutors are getting ready to announce whether they’ll retry a border activist after a U.S. jury was unable to reach a verdict against him on charges of conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants. The deci...
2019-07-02 19:48

Jury deadlocks on border activist’s charges of transporting migrants; he said he was giving them food, water TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jury deadlocks on border activist’s charges of transporting migrants; he said he was giving them food, water. The post Jury deadlocks on border activist’s charges of transporting migrants; he said he was giving them f...
2019-06-11 23:16

Motion denied to dismiss indictment of Arizona border activist TUCSON – The motion to dismiss the indictment of an activist arrested for allegedly harboring migrants who crossed the southern border was denied by a judge last week. Back in January 2018, Scott Daniel Warren was taken into custody after feder...
2019-05-29 06:00

Jury deadlocks over activist who gave migrants food and shelter Scott Daniel Warren faced up to 20 years in prison in a case aid groups said would have wide implications on their work A US jury could not reach a verdict Tuesday against a border activist who, defense attorneys say, was simply being kind by providi...
2019-06-12 04:16

Jury deliberates in murder trial of toddler TUCSON- Closing arguments wrapped up Tuesday in the trial of a man charged in the death of his son. The jury is deliberating three separate counts including first-degree murder. Martin Barreras is facing child abuse and first-degree murder charges in...
2019-08-21 06:00

Arizona should drop charges against pro-migrant activist: U.N. United Nations human rights experts urged U.S. authorities on Wednesday to drop charges against an Arizona man on trial for providing aid and shelter to migrants crossing over from Mexico....
2019-06-05 17:16

Jury selection continues in trial of man in scholar’s death CHICAGO (AP) — Jury selection is set to continue in the trial of a former graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China. Brendt Christensen is charged in the death of Yingying Zhang, who disappeared ...
2019-06-11 10:32

2nd day of jury selection at Chinese scholar slaying trial CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in central Illinois will continue vetting would-be jurors at the death penalty trial of a former University of Illinois student charged with killing a visiting Chinese scholar. Tuesday will be the second day of a proces...
2019-06-04 07:32

Jury selection set for Dallas police officer's murder trial Jury selection in the murder trial of a white former Dallas police officer will begin on the anniversary of the day she fatally shot an unarmed black neighbor in his own apartment....
2019-06-07 23:32

Jury selection begins at trial of Chinese scholar's slaying A federal judge began vetting would-be jurors Monday in the death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois physics student charged with kidnapping, torturing and killing a visiting Chinese scholar....
2019-06-04 01:32

Jury begins deliberations in U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial A military jury began deliberations on Monday in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL after closing arguments in which prosecutors said the defendant's own words proved his guilt and the defense cited a lack of physical evidence to support the ch...
2019-07-02 05:00

Jury selection set for Dallas police officer’s murder trial DALLAS (AP) — Jury selection in the murder trial of a white former Dallas police officer will begin on the anniversary of the day she fatally shot an unarmed black neighbor in his own apartment. State District Judge Tammy Kemp and the attorneys decid...
2019-06-07 18:16

Jury deadlocks in trial of aid volunteer accused of harboring migrants Scott Warren, a humanitarian aid volunteer, was accused of harboring two undocumented immigrants in Ajo, Arizona.        ...
2019-06-12 14:32

The Latest: Jury selected in Navy SEAL’s murder trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 10:05 a.m. A jury has been selected to decide the fate of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing a tee...
2019-06-18 20:00

Jury resumes deliberations in U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial A military jury in San Diego resumed deliberations on Tuesday in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with murdering a wounded Islamic State prisoner in his custody and shooting unarmed civilians during a 2017 deployment in Iraq....
2019-07-02 20:32

Jury to begin deliberating in trial of accused sex cult founder Jurors on Wednesday are expected to begin deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
2019-06-19 15:48

Jury reaches partial verdict in trial of Benghazi militant WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury has reached a partial verdict in the case against a Libyan militant accused of playing an instrumental role in the 2012 Benghazi attacks. The jury in Washington found Mustafa al-Imam guilty on two counts. It did not r...
2019-06-14 02:48

Jury expected next week in Chinese scholar's slaying trial A federal judge overseeing the death-penalty trial of an ex-University of Illinois student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar says a jury should be in place by early next week....
2019-06-04 21:48

Migrant activist’s arrest in Arizona has Good Samaritans spooked AJO, Ariz. — Ever since federal agents arrested a local activist for helping two illegal immigrants in this parched desert town near the Mexican border last year, residents are thinking twice about being good Samaritans. “I guess I’ll have to start a...
2019-06-30 23:01

Trespassing trial of Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago moves to jury A Chinese woman accused of hoodwinking U.S. Secret Service agents to gain illegal entry to President Donald Trump's Florida resort repeated her assertion that she "did nothing wrong" as her federal court trial was handed to a jury on Tuesday....
2019-09-11 05:32

Jury to present trial verdict in sledgehammer killings of California family A Southern California jury was due to present its verdict on Monday in the murder trial of an ex-convict charged with the 2010 sledghammer killings of a family of four whose remains were found more than two years later buried in the desert....
2019-06-10 15:16

New York jury begins deliberations in trial of accused cult founder Jurors on Wednesday began deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
2019-06-19 18:16

Harvey Weinstein: Prosecutors go back to grand jury; will trial be delayed? Harvey Weinstein's sex-crimes trial is due to start Sept. 9, but prosecutors' decision to return to grand jury for new indictment may put that off.        ...
2019-08-17 17:32

Jury seated in trial of Dallas officer in shooting of Botham Jean Lawyers have seated a jury for the murder trial of a former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man after she entered the wrong apartment....
2019-09-15 11:48

Jury selection begins at Chinese woman's Mar-a-Lago trespassing trial A judge urged potential jurors to ignore their feelings about President Donald Trump's Florida resort, even if they "think it should be blown up," in order to fairly decide the fate of a Chinese national on trial for bluffing her way onto the propert...
2019-09-09 22:48

New York jury reaches verdict in trial of accused cult founder Jurors on Wednesday reached a verdict in the case of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
2019-06-19 21:00

Arizona softball’s season ends against Alabama The Alabama Crimson Tide eliminated Arizona from the Women’s College World Series 2-0. The Wildcats went 1-2 in Oklahoma City, falling one game short of the WCWS Final Four. Arizona finishes the year 48-14....
2019-06-02 08:16

Jury chosen for Navy SEAL's war crimes trial, opening arguments on Tuesday Opening arguments are set to begin on Tuesday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. President Donald Tr...
2019-06-18 10:48

Bayer asks trial judge to reverse $2 billion Roundup jury verdict Bayer AG has asked a California judge to overrule a $2 billion verdict by jurors who found the company's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer responsible for a couple's cancer, arguing the jury decision was not supported by evidence....
2019-06-18 17:32

'Save Narmada' Activist Medha Patkar Ends Hunger Strike After Talks Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar on Monday night ended her nine-day-long hunger strike after discussions with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's emissary and former chief......
2019-09-03 07:32

Jury convicts all five defendants of murder in ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz bodega slay trial A Bronx jury on Friday convicted five gangbangers of the mistaken identity murder of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz in a bodega last year. The defendants were found guilty of all four charges each faced: first-degree murder, second-degree...
2019-06-15 00:48

Family of slain Honduran activist appeal to US court for help in her murder trial The children of Berta Cáceres want to subpoena bank records to a luxury house purchased by the alleged mastermind of the murderThe children of murdered Honduran activist Berta Cáceres have applied to a US federal court to subpoena bank records linked...
2019-08-31 09:32

Kim Kardashian keeps up with Tucson’s border activist case TUCSON –The trial continues Tuesday for the border activist detained in 2018 for allegedly harboring undocumented migrants in the U.S. Scott Warren, a volunteer with No More Deaths, is accused of conspiring to harbor and transport two Mexican nationa...
2019-06-04 22:32

Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Ends in Spain The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday closed the trial of 12 leaders of the Catalan independence movement accused of staging a rebellion during their botched 2017 secession attempt....
2019-06-13 02:48

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial....
2019-05-30 02:48

Border activist Scott Warren to be retried on 2 charges TUCSON – Prosecutors announced Tuesday morning the border activists charged on harboring counts will have a retrial. During Scott Warren’s trial in June, defense attorneys argued he was just being kind by giving two migrants water, food and lodging w...
2019-07-02 19:48

A$AP Rocky Freed From Swedish Jail After Assault Trial Ends Rapper A$AP Rocky was freed Friday after more than a month in a Swedish jail following the end of his assault trial. The New York-born rapper will also be allowed to leave the country for the first time since his July 3 arrest while he awaits the dec...
2019-08-02 21:16

A$AP Rocky Lands Back in U.S. After Sweden Assault Trial Ends Rapper A$AP Rocky was spotted landing at Los Angeles International Airport late Friday local time, the Associated Press reports, after more than a month in a Swedish jail following the end of his assault trial. The New York-born rapper was allowed to...
2019-08-03 17:16

ACLU sues FBI, Border Patrol, ICE over 'secret' activist database The ACLU is suing the FBI and two other agencies on behalf of three activists who say they were harassed and detained at the border as part of a secret government anti-immigration program....
2019-07-24 15:48

Oklahoma urges judge to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis came to an end....
2019-07-15 21:32

Trump attacks judge who blocked border wall plans as 'Obama activist' Judge Haywood Gilliam said officials could not use money secured under Trump’s emergency declaration to build key sections of wallAfter a federal judge blocked his attempt to build key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declarat...
2019-05-26 00:00

Work on more border wall starts in Arizona, New Mexico SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico forged ahead Friday with construction of taller border fencing funded through a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump. The work on his hallmark campaign promise involve...
2019-08-25 05:32

Temporary border processing facility coming To Arizona YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have confirmed that a temporary processing facility will be constructed in Yuma, Arizona, following an influx of migrants being apprehended in the sector. Officials plan to have ...
2019-05-29 21:32

450 miles of border wall by next year? In Arizona, it starts The Trump administration said this week that they plan on building between 450 and 500 miles of fencing along the border by the end of 2020.        ...
2019-09-16 03:48

Border Patrol building 30-foot wall in Arizona The US Border Patrol has begun construction of five miles of a 30-foot border wall along the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona. The wall is replacing an older barrier that was designed to stop vehciles from crossing, but allowed people to pass. (Sept...
2019-09-11 07:16

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of public funds, and called for dialogue....
2019-06-13 05:16

Arizona border volunteers opening office with limited hours AJO, Ariz. (AP) — A humanitarian organization that provides aid to border crossers says it is opening an office to welcome visitors for a few hours on Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings in the southern Arizona desert community of Ajo. The Ajo ...
2019-08-15 03:16

Official: Soldiers died by suicide at Arizona-Mexico border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A medical examiner says two soldiers helping secure the Mexico border in Arizona died by suicide. Pima County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Greg Hess said Thursday the soldiers died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds. Officials say 20...
2019-06-28 00:48

Body of 7-year-old dropped off by smugglers near Arizona-Mexico border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a child believed to be a 7-year-old girl from India has been found near the Arizona-Mexico border. They say the body was discovered Wednesday morning by Border Patrol agents about 17 miles (27 kilomete...
2019-06-14 08:00

Arizona tent facility eyed to cope with U.S.-Mexico border surge U.S. Border Patrol is considering another tent facility in Yuma, Arizona, after installing two in Texas, to cope with a surge in Central American migrants that has overwhelmed the agency....
2019-05-25 15:01

Trump’s border wall in Arizona challenged over potential wildlife damage The barriers currently at the three sites block vehicles from passing but still allow wildlife to move through. Environmental groups said the 9.1-metre replacement bollards that the Trump administration plans to erect would prevent the cross-border m...
2019-08-07 08:16

Border Patrol: Guatemalan woman found dead in Arizona desert YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Guatemalan woman has been found dead in the southwestern Arizona desert after she became ill and was left behind by the group she was traveling with. Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working with a helicopter crew...
2019-06-06 04:16

Trump, calling for legal appeal, slams ‘activist Obama appointed judge’ over border wall ruling President Trump on Saturday ripped into what he described as an “activist Obama appointed judge” after a federal judge blocked the administration’s plan to reallocate money to the building of a wall on the southern border....
2019-05-26 01:48

Arizona city fights to spread compassion for migrants amid border crisis The progressive stance of Tucson, Arizona’s second largest city, is evident in the area’s rich history of immigration activismOn a recent evening, immigrants’ rights activist Zaira Livier stood in Tucson’s Historic Fourth Avenue district, clipboard i...
2019-07-12 18:48

15-Year-Old Girl Says a Border Patrol Agent Sexually Assaulted Her at an Arizona Camp A 15-year-old migrant girl says a border agent sexually assaulted her during what was supposed to be a routine pat down at a Yuma, Arizona facility....
2019-07-10 18:16

Migrants report sexual abuse, misconduct, poor conditions at Arizona border facility Reports revealed by NBC News allege mistreatment and abuse of migrants held at the Border Patrol's Yuma Sector holding facilities in Arizona.        ...
2019-07-10 16:48

Border agents recover remains of 7-year-old Indian national in 'rugged' Arizona desert The body of a 7-year-old Indian girl was found in a remote desert area of Arizona on Wednesday -- the same day border agents say they were told human smugglers helped five Indian illegal immigrants cross into the U.S....
2019-06-14 16:16

Body of Young Girl Believed to Be From India Found in Remote Arizona Wilderness Near U.S. Border The body of a young girl was found in a remote area near the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona on Wednesday, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Officials said in a press release that they believe the child was a 7-year-old citizen of ...
2019-06-14 11:16

Leader of armed group at U.S. border seeks psychiatric evaluation ahead of trial The leader of an armed group that stopped migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border has sought a psychiatric evaluation to determine if he is competent to stand trial in New Mexico on a weapons charge....
2019-07-11 03:16

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus attack and UN agriculture agency chief marks last ...
2019-08-01 05:16

19 bodies hung from bridge, hacked up in Mexican gang war Mexican police on Thursday found nine bodies hanging from a bridge, seven more hacked to bits, and another three dumped nearby in what they said was a gang turf-war massacre that left 19 people dead, including at least one woman. Near the hanging bod...
2019-08-09 08:32

Arizona bounces back with 65-41 rout over Northern Arizona TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Gary Brightwell ran for 141 yards and a touchdown on five carries, Khalil Tate accounted for three scores and Arizona bounced back from a disappointing opening loss by routing Northern Arizona 65-41 on Saturday night. Arizona (1-...
2019-09-08 09:16

Mexico: 19 dead as police find bodies hung from overpass The corpses were discovered in the state of Michoacan. The Jalisco drug cartel appeared to be claiming responsibility for the killings as part of a long-running turf war with a rival gang....
2019-08-09 11:16

19 Bodies Hung From Bridge or Dismembered in Mexico Gang Feud The victims were found in the western state of Michoacan, alongside a banner bearing the initials of the Jalisco cartel and threatening a rival gang....
2019-08-09 10:16

Kentucky woman allegedly broke into bar, hung out before employees arrived There's no universal agreement on when "Happy Hour" begins, but one thing nationwide purveyors of booze can agree on is customers need to wait until the bar is actually open....
2019-08-20 15:48

Northern Arizona’s Murphy leaving for Arizona Northern Arizona basketball coach Jack Murphy is leaving the Lumberjacks to become the associate head coach at Arizona, his alma mater. Arizona announced Murphy’s hiring to Sean Miller’s staff Sunday. Murphy spent the past seven seasons a...
2019-06-03 04:32

Notes from a Hollywood divorce: 'We had a primal connection. But we hung by a thread for years' I wrote a part for my husband in my first movie. By the time filming was over, so was our marriageIn every city I’ve lived, my sister has been the one to set up the printer, testing it by printing me the lyrics to George Michael’s Freedom! ’90. I am ...
2019-07-06 17:16

RIP Grumpy Cat: Remembering that time we hung out with the Internet's most famous feline In honor of the Internet's favorite feline, USA TODAY revisits the time Grumpy Cat paid us a visit at our New York offices at the peak of her fame in 2014.        ...
2019-05-21 18:32

Mexico Gang War: 19 Bodies Found Hung from Bridge in Grisly Massacre Nineteen bodies were found Thursday in a turf war between rival drug gangs in the Mexican city of Uruapan, some dismembered and others hanging from bridges, said the state prosecutor....
2019-08-10 00:32

LIRR overtime ‘cheat’ hung out at home on the clock, retired with full pension anyway A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while on the clock, according to a report obtained by The Post. But he was allowed to retire before he cou...
2019-07-10 05:32

The inventor of toilet paper rolls hung them in the 'over' position — and a modern homemaking expert says he was right Darren Foreman / Flickr Melissa Maker, author of "Clean My Space," sets the record straight on the over vs. under debate. Toilet paper rolls were invented in 1891 and renderings show the tearable sheets in an "over" position. Maker told INSIDER it's...
2019-06-14 01:48

Boeing Employee Claims White Co-Workers Hung Noose, Urinated on His Chair A lawsuit filed by a South Carolina man claims he endured years of racial harassment and intimidation that included the urine, the n-word and the recently-popular Caucasian hobby of hanging nooses. Even worse, the employee alleges that supervisors at...
2019-06-15 19:32

AZGFD fines individual who allegedly hung baited hooks to catch, kill coyotes WILCOX, Ariz. – A person was penalized after the individual reportedly placed bait on fishing hooks for coyotes in near Wilcox in May 2018, according to Arizona Game and Fish Department. According to the department, AZGFD received a tip in May ...
2019-07-02 06:32

Mexico: 19 dead as police find bodies hung from bridge in apparent gang feud Officials say killings appear to be part of drug cartel turf warBanner hung near bodies bore initials of violent Jalisco cartelMexican police have found nine bodies hanging from an overpass alongside a drug cartel banner threatening rivals, and seven...
2019-08-08 20:16

LIRR worker who hung out at home on the clock, to retire without punishment, collect full pension: report A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while on the clock, according to a report obtained by The Post....
2019-07-10 17:00

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 10: Geto Boys 'My Mind's Playing Tricks On Me' x Isaac Hayes 'Hung Up On My Baby' Like many of us, I spent various moments yesterday reading mixed reporting on the status of Bushwick Bill, member of pioneering Houston rap group, Geto Boys....
2019-06-10 20:00

Trial judge rejects El Chapo's bid for new trial over claims of potential juror misconduct Judge Brian Cogan denied Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's bid for a new trial over possible juror misconduct, terming the request "a fishing expedition."        ...
2019-07-03 23:48

'Iconic': Harry Styles and Millie Bobby Brown hung out at an Ariana Grande concert Ariana Grande's London Sweetener tour stop had two VIP audience members: Harry Styles and "Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown.        ...
2019-08-19 02:00

Border Patrol apprehensions along southern border fall for first time in 2019 After a record-setting run where more Central Americans were entering the U.S., their numbers fell in June, representing a possible summer slowdown.        ...
2019-07-10 05:16

| Niger, Nigeria border governors meet to tackle border violence Four governors of neighbouring states of Niger and Nigeria have ended two days of talks to address the security situation along their shared border which is plagued by armed groups....
2019-09-10 09:48

Ocasio-Cortez allegedly screamed at border agents during recent trip to southern border: report Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., allegedly screamed at Customs and Border Protection agents "in a threatening manner" during a recent visit to a southern border facility in Texas, according to a report — after she made the explosive claim that ...
2019-07-02 13:00

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak tr...
2019-06-06 00:16

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who never made it Documentaries about migrants have become a thriving subgenre, thanks to an abundance of su...
2019-06-08 22:16

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
2019-06-18 18:00

A Summer Camp on the Border, Where the Border Crisis Feels Far Away These teenagers, many the children of migrants, are growing up in the shadow of a national conversation about immigration. They feel the stereotypes. But at camp, “it’s way different.”...
2019-08-18 01:16

The Scene of the Crime: A Jury Box? Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column features a serial killer who murders his way onto a jury, a wife creeped out by a robotic double and a nasty mental asylum....
2019-08-16 19:16

The Jury's Still Out on How Bad Sunscreens Are for Corals Mikhail Matz loves corals. As a biology professor at the University of Texas at Austin, Matz is well aware of the many threats corals face: global warming, pollution, ocean acidification, you name it. But when it comes to the danger posed by sunscree...
2019-09-01 16:48

Jury to decide if dad should die after he killed his 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors are trying to convince jurors that a South Carolina father who killed his five children should be executed. Jurors will begin hearing testimony Thursday as they decide whether Timothy Jones Jr. is sentenced to death ...
2019-06-06 07:16

Jury finds Fla. man guilty who used 'stand your ground' A jury has found a Florida man guilty of manslaughter after he initially used the state's "stand your ground' law as his defense for fatal shooting last summer....
2019-08-24 20:48

The Most Common Jury Duty Myths, Debunked People typically fall into two categories when it comes to jury duty: those who want to avoid it at all costs, and those who can’t wait for the day they receive their summons in the mail. Either way, some of what you know about jury duty is probably ...
2019-08-01 00:16

The Jury Said He Killed Her Daughter. She Helped Clear His Name. Something about the confession did not sound right. So an Idaho mother pushed to use the emerging technique of genetic genealogy to find another suspect....
2019-07-19 00:48

The NFL Holdout That Caused A Homicide (Justifiable, The Jury Said) In the 1981 offseason, feeling underpaid and unhappy about Oilers owner Bud Adams’s treatment of former coach Bum Phillips, Earl Campbell asked for a raise. Only a year earlier, at the close of Campbell’s second season, the normally tightfisted Oiler...
2019-08-02 03:32

Wisconsin jury awards $15M to family in bicyclist’s death MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin jury has returned a $15 million civil verdict for the family of a woman struck and killed while riding her bicycle to work, but her parents won’t receive near that amount because of a state law that caps part of...
2019-06-07 18:16

Katy Perry and Others Must Pay $2.8 Million Over ‘Dark Horse,’ Jury Says The jury had found that the singer, her record company and collaborators were liable for copyright infringement because parts of the song resembled a Christian rap song by the artist Flame....
2019-08-04 01:48

Federal jury indicts Delaware man on ‘swatting’ hoaxes GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Delaware man accused of making hoax emergency calls to locations across the country, causing police and SWAT teams to respond. WDEL reports the U.S. Department of Justice ann...
2019-06-18 20:00

Jury acquits Mateen Cleaves of sexual assault Former Michigan State basketball player Mateen Cleaves was acquitted Tuesday of charges alleging that he sexually assaulted a woman in a motel room four years ago. He had faced up to 15 years in prison....
2019-08-21 11:32

Jury begins deliberations in wrong-way crash that killed 5 A jury is expected to begin deliberations in the trial of a Vermont man facing murder charges in the deaths of five teenagers after he caused a head-on crash by driving the wrong way on an interstate....
2019-05-21 22:48

Jury deciding sentence of Tennessee church shooter NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man convicted of murder in a 2017 Nashville church shooting will spend at least 51 years in prison, but a jury is deciding whether he should have the possibility of parole. During the Tuesday sentencing phase of Em...
2019-05-28 23:16

Judge: Jury can hear about congressman's affairs The judge in Rep. Duncan Hunter's corruption trial says the jury can hear about the Republican's affairs in court. Outside of the courtroom, Hunter's father alleged that the charges against his son are politically motivated. (July 1) ...
2019-07-02 02:16

Jury convicts ex-NFL player of rape, mulls 8 other charges A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman has been ordered to keep deliberating after jurors told a judge they were deadlocked over eight other charges, including the rapes of two mor...
2019-06-11 08:16

Jury acquits ex-DHS cop accused of head-stomping mentally ill man It took a Manhattan jury just three hours to acquit a former Department of Homeless Services police sergeant accused of stomping on the head of a mentally ill man during an arrest. Prosecutors claimed Cordell Fitts used excessive force and falsified ...
2019-08-30 09:00

Her husband killed their 5 kids. She asked jury for mercy The ex-wife of a man who was found guilty of killing their five children in South Carolina took the stand this week to ask jurors not to sentence him to death....
2019-06-13 08:48

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
2019-06-06 19:32

Breastfeeding moms may soon be able to delay jury duty in New York New York moms who are breastfeeding may soon be exempt from jury duty, thanks to a new bill passed by the state legislature. The proposal would allow nursing women to provide a doctor’s note to delay jury duty up to two years. The measure, whic...
2019-06-07 20:16

Jury recommends death penalty for man convicted in 2 deaths An Oklahoma jury has recommended a death sentence for a 36-year-old former oil worker convicted of raping and fatally beating a young mother and burning down her home with her child trapped inside....
2019-06-07 23:32

Jury to soon decide if father gets death for killing 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A jury is expected to begin deliberating whether a South Carolina father is sentenced to death or life in prison for killing his five children. Prosecutors and lawyers for Timothy Jones Jr. are scheduled to give closing argument...
2019-06-13 10:32

Grand jury records on mass lynching once again before court ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court plans to rehear arguments on unsealing the transcripts from grand jury proceedings in the unsolved lynching of two black couples in rural Georgia more than 70 years ago. A white mob killed the four sharecroppers...
2019-06-04 20:48

The Latest: Defense gives jury their side in mailbox case HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a corruption trial against a former Honolulu police chief, his wife and current and former officers (all times local): 3 p.m. The defense attorney representing the wife of a former Honolulu police chief says what happene...
2019-05-23 03:16

The Latest: Jury finds man guilty in deadly church shooting NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on jury deliberations in the 2017 Tennessee church shooting (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A jury has found a man guilty of murder in a shooting at a Nashville church two years ago that left a woman dead and seven peo...
2019-05-24 20:48

Jury reaches verdict in case of vanished California family SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — The disappearance of a couple and their two children puzzled California investigators for years. The McStay family vanished suddenly in 2010, with bowls of popcorn left uneaten in their house and no sign that an attacker forc...
2019-06-10 22:16

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the abduction and decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
2019-07-18 09:32

Jury awards $6M in Drew Brees diamond-fraud lawsuit SAN DIEGO (AP) — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him over-priced diamonds. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a Superior Court jury made the ...
2019-06-22 06:16

Oberlin College to pay bakery $11M after furthering racism accusations: jury Oberlin College in Ohio will have to pay a nearby bakery more than $11 million in damages because it libeled the store as racist and interfered with its business, a jury ruled on Friday....
2019-06-09 03:16

Jury awards $11 million in lawsuit over Ohio college dispute A jury has awarded $11 million to a father and son who claimed Ohio's Oberlin College and an administrator hurt their business and libeled them during a dispute that triggered protests and allegations of racism following a shoplifting incident....
2019-06-09 10:16

Jury awards whistleblower fired by Planned Parenthood $3 million PHOENIX (KPNX) — A Maricopa County jury has awarded $3 million to a former Planned Parenthood employee who claimed she was wrongfully fired because she alerted supervisors that patients were suffering a high rate of medical complications after aborti...
2019-08-20 04:48

Federal grand jury probing GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy NEW YORK — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders...
2019-07-08 20:48

Former Roger Stone associate agrees to testify before grand jury A former aide to longtime Republican political operative Roger Stone has agreed to testify before the grand jury that was initially used in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe....
2019-05-30 01:00

New York jury convicts man who starved, branded women in sex cult Keith Raniere, a New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him, was found guilty of all charges against him by a New York jury on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 02:32

Federal grand jury probes GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy NEW YORK — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders...
2019-07-08 17:32

Katy Perry and Others Must Pay $2.8 Million in Dispute Over ‘Dark Horse,’ Jury Says The jury had found that the singer, her record company and collaborators were liable for copyright infringement because parts of the song resembled a Christian rap song by the artist Flame....
2019-08-02 06:48

Jury selection underway for Tucson man accused of killing girlfriend Mario Jesus Dorame/ Pima County Jail TUCSON – Prosecutors and defense attorneys have begun jury selection for the trial of Tucson man accused of killing his girlfriend in 2017. Back in 2017, Mario Jesus Dorame was taken into custody by Tucson P...
2019-05-30 04:00

Jury awards $50M to Cleveland man who alleged police locked him in closet The jury award in the lawsuit filed by 52-year-old Arnold Black against East Cleveland and its police department included US$20 million in compensatory damages and US$30 million in punitive damages....
2019-08-11 02:00

Chemistry lab fire left teen unrecognizable, dad tells jury A massive fireball from a botched high school chemistry lab experiment left his son, Alonzo, in excruciating pain — and burned beyond recognition, a dad testified in Manhattan on Thursday. “I didn’t recognize his face,” dad Claudio Yanes sobbed on th...
2019-06-14 04:00

Jury finds man, 22, guilty of break-ins at Wayne Newton home LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada jury found a 22-year-old state prison inmate guilty of burglarizing the mansion of “Mr. Las Vegas” entertainer Wayne Newton twice in June 2018, and of trying to break into a neighboring home. Weslie Hosea Martin ...
2019-06-22 00:32

Grand jury finds ex-police officer choked man during arrest MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia grand jury has indicted a former police officer on multiple charges after it found he had choked a former college football player during an arrest. The Henry County District Attorney’s Office on Thursday said for...
2019-06-28 00:48

Dallas police: Fatal shooting by officer goes to grand jury Dallas police are referring a shooting in which a suburban officer killed a vehicle theft suspect to a grand jury after reviewing evidence and interviewing witnesses....
2019-06-20 03:48

Judge reduces jury awards in dispute with Oberlin College ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has drastically reduced multimillion-dollar jury awards for business owners who accused Oberlin College officials of ruining their livelihoods by encouraging protests against them and branding them as racists. A Lora...
2019-06-28 20:00

Ghost Ship fire: Jury hands down one acquittal; mistrial for second man A jury in California acquitted one man on 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter related to the 2016 Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland, Calif. They were unable to reach a verdict for a second man....
2019-09-06 07:48

Lawyers for church leader say Attorney General tainted jury New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....
2019-06-07 23:32

Martin Shkreli’s lawyers want conviction tossed because jury was ‘confused’ “Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli remains in a Pennsylvania prison, but his prosecutor and his lawyer were in a Manhattan appellate courtroom Friday clashing over his claim that his securities-fraud conviction should be voided because his jury was “confuse...
2019-06-29 05:00

Bronx jury awards $25 million to teen struck by school safety van A Bronx jury has awarded $25 million to a boy who was just 13 when he was struck by a school safety van in Brooklyn and suffered burns to his private parts. On Nov. 12, 2014, Manuel Lassalle, now 17, was in the crosswalk on Coney Island Avenue near D...
2019-07-01 22:48

FBI searches home of Metro chair amid grand jury probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents have searched the home of the chair of the Washington, D.C., transit authority, days after he announced his resignation over an ethics violation. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Chair Jack Evans acknowl...
2019-06-22 00:32

U.S. jury finds partner of former Trump adviser guilty of secretly lobbying A U.S. jury on Tuesday convicted Bijan Rafiekian, who was the business partner of former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, over charges of secretly lobbying for Turkey, a Department of Justice spokesman said....
2019-07-24 00:32

Grand jury probing sale of coach’s home to prospect’s father BOSTON (AP) — A federal grand jury is investigating the sale of the Harvard University fencing coach’s suburban Boston home for nearly double its assessed value to a man whose son was later admitted to the school and joined the team. A subpoena...
2019-06-19 21:48

Jury finds Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher not guilty of war crimes The jury assigned to the case of accused Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher has found the decorated Navy SEAL not guilty of murder and attempted murder after a whirlwind trial that included bombshell revelations and twists....
2019-07-03 03:00

U.S. judge to slash $80 million Roundup jury verdict: court hearing A U.S. judge on Tuesday said he would reduce an $80 million damage award against Bayer AG to $50 million or less in the case of a man who blamed his cancer on glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup....
2019-07-03 05:32

Jury awards 3 women $13.25M after sexual misconduct at a California psychiatric facility A jury awarded $13.25 million to three former psychiatric patients in a sexual misconduct case involving Vista del Mar Hospital.        ...
2019-08-14 15:48

Amber Kyzer asks jury for mercy for ex-husband who killed their 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. — The mother of five children who were killed by their father stunned a South Carolina courtroom Tuesday by asking the jury to spare her ex-husband’s life. “He did not show my children any mercy by any means. But my kids lo...
2019-06-12 06:48

The Latest: Newton tells jury he fired shot as burglars fled LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a 22-year-old Nevada prison inmate accused of burglarizing the home of Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton and his family in June 2018 (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton...
2019-06-19 03:48

Grand jury indicts man accused of killing 22 people at Texas Walmart A Texas grand jury on Thursday indicted a man accused of killing 22 people and wounding 26 others in an August shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, who had told authorities he was targeting Mexicans, a local prosecutor said....
2019-09-12 21:32

Cardi B Indicted By Grand Jury in Strip Club Fight Case Cardi B has been indicted in her legal case involving a fight at a strip club, Queens criminal court confirms to E! News. The charges in the indictment remain sealed until Cardi's......
2019-06-21 20:16

Grand jury to hear case in Mississippi police officer death GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A grand jury will hear the case against the suspect in the slaying of a Mississippi officer who was shot outside a police station last month. Mississippi Gulf Coast news outlets report that Judge Gaston Hewes Jr. said Tuesday t...
2019-06-18 22:16

Jury deliberates sentencing of U.S. Navy SEAL for posing with dead prisoner Military jurors reconvened on Wednesday to decide on sentencing for a U.S. Navy SEAL sniper who they acquitted of murdering a captured Islamic State fighter but found guilty of unlawfully posing for photos with his dead body....
2019-07-03 20:32

U.S. jury partially convicts Benghazi consulate attacker Mustafa al-Imam A federal jury in Washington, D.C., handed down a partial guilty verdict for a suspect in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, which killed four Americans....
2019-06-14 00:32

Jury to weigh trespassing case against Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago A federal court jury was due to begin deliberations on Wednesday in the trespassing trial of a Chinese woman accused of hoodwinking her way past U.S. Secret Service agents to gain illegal entry to President Donald Trump's Florida resort....
2019-09-11 15:16

Harvey Weinstein: Grand jury issues new indictment in sex-crimes case There's a new indictment against Harvey Weinstein but it's sealed. He's to be arraigned, again, on Aug. 26.        ...
2019-08-22 22:48

Jury Says Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ Copied a Christian Rap Song (LOS ANGELES) — A jury on Monday found that Katy Perry’s 2013 hit “Dark Horse” improperly copied a 2009 Christian rap song in a unanimous decision that represented a rare takedown of a pop superstar and her elite producer by a...
2019-07-31 22:00

Jury acquits Rhode Island woman in 1990 Harlem murder A Rhode Island school bus driver was cleared by a Manhattan jury Thursday in the 1990 Harlem cold case murder of her ex-boyfriend — sparing the suburban mom from potentially spending the rest of her life in prison. Zunilda Rosario, of Providence, had...
2019-06-14 04:00

Jury sides with author Nicholas Sparks in lawsuit by former school headmaster A jury backed novelist Nicholas Sparks and the school he founded, dismissing claims by the ex-headmaster that he was unjustly fired, then slandered.        ...
2019-08-22 06:32

Family and nun fight for retrial as man convicted by all-white jury faces death Supporters of Rodney Reed, scheduled for execution in November, point to racial bias and questionable evidence“He never had a chance.” That’s what Sandra Reed said at the start of a rally in front of the Texas governor’s mansion calling for a retrial...
2019-09-12 15:00

Nipsey Hussle: grand jury indicts man in fatal shooting of rapper Eric Ronald Holder Jr pleaded not guilty to multiple charges related to the killing of Hussle, a grammy-nominated musicianA grand jury has indicted a 29-year-old man in the fatal shooting of the rapper Nipsey Hussle in Los Angeles.Eric Ronald Holder ...
2019-05-22 06:01

Cardi B indicted by grand jury in NY in connection with strip club brawl Cardi B was indicted by a grand jury in Queens on Friday, a Queens District Attorney's Office spokesperson confirmed.        ...
2019-06-21 19:32

U.S. judge to slash $80 million Roundup jury verdict-court hearing A U.S. judge on Tuesday said he would reduce an $80 million damage award against Bayer AG to $50 million or less in the case of a man who blamed his cancer on glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup....
2019-07-03 04:32

Activist Wants AT&T to Be More Like Verizon An activist investor’s attempt to force a strategy revamp at AT&T spotlights the diverging paths the two largest U.S. wireless carriers have taken in search of growth....
2019-09-10 15:48

How to Raise an Activist Over the past few years, I admit to having moments in which I’ve thrown my hands up and said, “It’s going to be up to our kids to fix the mess we’ve made for them. They already seem more capable than we’ve ever been.” Of course, I’d much prefer that ...
2019-08-03 03:32

Ex-aide questioned before grand jury about Roger Stone’s 2016 campaign work Andrew Miller, a former aide to longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone, appeared before a grand jury in Washington on Friday to testify about his relationship with Stone, who was charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe....
2019-06-01 00:00

Wayne Newton tells Las Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a Nevada jury on Tuesday that he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars that he and his wife and their teenage daughter encountered during a second burglary in 10 days at their home a year ago....
2019-06-19 16:00

Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago stalls jury selection over lack of underwear The Chinese woman accused of illegally entering President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort with several electronic devices and then lying to the Secret Service about it is finally about to have her day in federal court -- but the bizarre case took an even s...
2019-09-09 23:16

Cardi B indicted by grand jury on unspecified charges in strip club case Cardi B has been indicted by a grand jury for her alleged participation in a fight at a Queens, New York strip club last summer, a law enforcement source told CNN....
2019-06-22 01:32

A Federal Grand Jury is Investigating Top GOP Fundraiser Elliott Broidy, Documents Show (NEW YORK) — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee to drum up business deals with f...
2019-07-08 10:32

Jury Convicts Business Partner of Ex-Trump Adviser Flynn of Illegal Lobbying (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A jury on Tuesday convicted a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on charges he illegally acted as a Turkish agent when he and Flynn undertook a project to discredit an exiled cleric w...
2019-07-24 07:48

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history of racial bias in selecting juries....
2019-06-21 21:00

Cardi B indicted by a grand jury for alleged role in strip club brawl Just a day after being crowned Songwriter Of The Year at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards, CNN and Vulture are reporting that Cardi B has been indicted by a grand jury for her alleged involvement in a brawl at a Queens, New York strip club last sum...
2019-06-21 21:48

Andrew McCabe Asks Justice Dept. Whether Grand Jury Rejected Charges The request was the latest development in the saga of Mr. McCabe, the former deputy F.B.I. director and a frequent target of President Trump’s who is now under criminal investigation....
2019-09-14 05:48

Jury says county violated a state's criminal records law. The total payout could be almost $67 million. Mugshots, dates of birth and other data from the arrests of nearly 67,000 people in a Pennsylvania county were available publicly online for two years. Even if their records had been expunged....
2019-05-30 06:48

Cardi B indicted by grand jury in New York in connection with strip club brawl Cardi B was charged with two counts of felony attempted assault and various lesser charges in connection with a fight last year.        ...
2019-06-21 23:16

Grand jury indicts GE's Baker Hughes for exposing workers to toxic chemicals A grand jury in Alaska this week indicted General Electric's Baker Hughes , two of its subsidiaries and an employee, for 25 felony charges of assault relating to toxic chemical releases at a construction site, according to authorities....
2019-09-12 20:00

UPDATE 3-U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 mln; Bayer still plans to appeal A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company's bid for a new trial....
2019-07-16 05:01

Illinois jury to hear sentencing arguments in gruesome slaying of Chinese student A jury that convicted an Illinois man in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student will soon begin deliberations about whether Brendt Christensen will spend the rest of his life in prison or be put to death....
2019-07-17 11:32

US attorney tells jury crips member who shot FBI agent ‘intended to kill’ U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue himself urged a jury Monday to convict a man accused of shooting an on-duty FBI agent in the back. “If I were to walk up behind Mr. Navarro right now and shoot him in the back, you’d think ‘he just tri...
2019-07-16 04:16

McCabe team pressures DOJ to show cards amid grand jury speculation A lawyer for Andrew McCabe, the former FBI official facing the possibility of federal charges, is making a fresh attempt to pressure prosecutors to drop the case against him – citing supposed "rumors" that a grand jury has already declined to indict ...
2019-09-14 00:00

U.S. jury convicts business partner of ex-Trump adviser of secretly lobbying for Turkey A jury on Tuesday convicted Bijan Rafiekian, who was the business partner of U.S. President Donald Trump's disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn, on charges of secretly lobbying for Turkey....
2019-07-24 03:48

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow II found guilty on three charges, including rape; jury not done Kellen Winslow, 35, was charged with 12 combined criminal counts involving five different women – three accusing him of rape.       ...
2019-06-11 14:16

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million; Bayer still plans to appeal A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company's bid for a new trial....
2019-07-16 02:32

Jury Finds Oberlin College Libeled a Bakery and Awards $11 Million in Damages The verdict raised questions about the responsibility of colleges to police students’ speech and behavior, as well as broader First Amendment issues....
2019-06-10 16:16

Venice Film Festival director, jury head disagree on gender quotas "Offensive" or the best available option? The festival director and jury head disagreed on Wednesday on whether gender quotas would help redress an imbalance of women directors featured at the Venice Film Festival....
2019-08-28 20:48

Wayne Newton tells Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars he and his wife and daughter found fleeing their home a year ago...
2019-06-19 07:32

Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ copied Christian rap song, jury finds Katy Perry's Grammy-nominated hit "Dark Horse" copied a 2009 Christian rap song, a Los Angeles jury found Monday — and the pop star could now face a hefty fine....
2019-07-31 20:32

Activist to AT&T: What's the Plan With WarnerMedia? AT&T promised that its Time Warner deal would help the telecom company take on Silicon Valley giants like Google and Netflix. Now, it is under pressure to deliver....
2019-09-10 18:48

Golf cart injury at New Jersey country club leads to $3.6 million jury verdict A New Jersey jury has awarded $3.6 million in damages to a man who was injured in a golf cart accident at an exclusive country club, according to a report....
2019-08-03 01:00

Grand jury indicts El Paso Walmart shooting suspect on capital murder charge The man suspected in last month's mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso was formally indicted on a capital murder charge.        ...
2019-09-12 23:00

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago, in a case where federal prosecutors say they intend to seek the death penalty....
2019-06-03 13:16

Jury: Vermont man guilty of second-degree murder in the deaths of 5 teenagers in a 2016 wrong-way crash BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Jury: Vermont man guilty of second-degree murder in the deaths of 5 teenagers in a 2016 wrong-way crash . The post Jury: Vermont man guilty of second-degree murder in the deaths of 5 teenagers in a 2016 wrong-way crash appeared...
2019-05-22 21:00

'Honey Boo Boo' star Mama June indicted by grand jury over drug charges: report Reality star Mama June Shannon has reportedly been indicted by a grand jury on charges of felony drug possession that stem from an arrest earlier this year at an Alabama gas station....
2019-09-14 05:16

Jury finds man guilty of murder in 2017 Nashville church shooting; he said he didn’t remember doing it NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jury finds man guilty of murder in 2017 Nashville church shooting; he said he didn’t remember doing it. The post Jury finds man guilty of murder in 2017 Nashville church shooting; he said he didn’t remember doing i...
2019-05-24 20:48

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chinese scholar will face a death sentence or spend the rest of his life behind bars....
2019-07-18 09:32

Bond film extra killed with fatal dose of chemsex drug, jury told Gerald Matovu accused of murdering Eric Michels in London after Grindr meet-upAn alleged fraudster met a Bond film actor on the dating app Grindr then killed him with a fatal dose of a chemsex drug, a court has heard.Gerald Matovu, 25, used a syringe...
2019-05-22 06:01

US jury indicts suspected Capital One hacker on wire fraud, data theft charges A federal grand jury has indicted the suspected hacker who obtained personal information of over 100 million people in the Capital One Financial Corp data breach on charges of wire fraud and computer data theft, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) s...
2019-08-29 07:48

Judge orders jury to restart deliberations in deadly Oakland warehouse fire case A judge ordered jurors to restart deliberations Monday in the trial of two men charged with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 36 partygoers who died in a fire inside a cluttered San Francisco Bay Area warehouse....
2019-08-20 11:32

Reaction: Brailsford slams 'severe' jury call as Wiggins says Martin 'crossed line' "Team Ineos road captain Luke Rowe and Jumbo-Visma\u0027s Tony Martin have been expelled from the Tour de France following an altercation on Stage 17 - a decision that left Sir David Brailsford baffled by the severity of the punishment."...
2019-07-24 22:48

U.S. jury indicts suspected Capital One hacker on wire fraud, data theft charges A federal grand jury has indicted the suspected hacker who obtained personal information of over 100 million people in the Capital One Financial Corp data breach on charges of wire fraud and computer data theft, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) ...
2019-08-29 07:48

PPG Says It Won't Break Up, Despite Pressure From Activist Investor PPG Industries won’t split its units making building paints and industrial coatings, choosing to forge ahead as a unified company after facing pressure from an activist investor to maximize value in its disparate operations....
2019-05-22 02:16

Capital One suspect indicted by federal grand jury on wire fraud and data theft charges A Seattle woman charged in the massive Capital One data breach was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday on charges of wire fraud and data theft.       ...
2019-08-30 06:32

Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ Jury Learns the Cost of Pop Superstardom — Including $2,000 for Flashing Ice Cubes (LOS ANGELES) — It’s expensive to promote a Katy Perry hit, a music executive told a jury that will decide how much the pop superstar and other collaborators on her 2013 song “Dark Horse” will pay the creators of a Christian r...
2019-08-01 03:32

Spelling errors, video show Huawei rival stole trade secrets, U.S. jury hears A former engineering manager used Huawei Technologies Co Ltd trade secrets and lured away 24 of its employees to improperly build his startup company, a lawyer for the Chinese telecommunications firm told a Texas jury on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 02:16

Jeremy Hammond, Anonymous Hacker and WikiLeaks Source, Summoned to Testify Before a Federal Grand Jury Imprisoned hacktivist Jeremy Alexander Hammond, a former WikiLeaks source once regarded as the FBI’s most-wanted cybercriminal, has been called to testify before a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia, Gizmodo has learned.Read more....
2019-09-03 17:00

Newly unsealed documents in Smollett case could reveal grand jury testimony, alibis, lawyer says The public could find out as soon as Thursday night why Chicago prosecutors dropped a 16-count indictment against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett earlier this year....
2019-05-24 02:48

Huawei lawyer tells U.S. jury spelling errors, video show rival stole trade secrets A former engineering manager used Huawei Technologies Co Ltd trade secrets and lured away 24 of its employees to improperly build his startup company, a lawyer for the Chinese telecommunications firm told a Texas jury on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 19:48

Federal grand jury indicts two more employees at company that owns duck boat that sank in Missouri, killing 17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal grand jury indicts two more employees at company that owns duck boat that sank in Missouri, killing 17. The post Federal grand jury indicts two more employees at company that owns duck boat that sank in Missouri, killi...
2019-06-21 02:16

Texas jury teaches Huawei a 'hard lesson,' says US chip start-up cleared of trade secret theft "Even though we're small, we fought a hard fight. And we won. That'll send a pretty strong message to Huawei," says CNEX co-founder Alan Armstrong....
2019-07-02 19:48

A can of Coke reportedly swayed jury in case of Princeton grad found guilty of murdering father after his allowance was cut Jefferson Siegel/NY Daily News via Getty Images A 34-year-old Princeton graduate and hedge-fund heir was convicted of killing his 70-year-old father after being cut off from most of his $1,000 weekly allowance. The New York Post reported that jurors...
2019-06-30 09:16

Potential jury for ex-Obama White House Counsel Greg Craig asked about links to Mueller probe A pool of more than 70 potential jurors was asked if they had any knowledge or connections to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former special counsel Robert Mueller in the opening day trial of former Obama White House counsel Greg Cra...
2019-08-12 23:48

Pakistani activist known for criticism killed in Islamabad ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country’s military and politicians has been killed by unknown assailants in a wooded area of the capital, Islamabad. Local police official Ayaz Khan says Mo...
2019-06-17 07:16

Activist rips on Hudson Bay’s $7 share offer Activist investor Jonathan Litt isn’t done rattling cages at Saks Fifth Avenue — but he may be too late. Saks owner Hudson’s Bay Co. announced plans to go private last week, prompting Litt — who pushed for a sale two years ago — to deride the $7.06 p...
2019-06-19 06:01

Russian LGBT+ activist killed in St. Petersburg Yelena Grigoryeva, a prominent local campaigner for LGBT+ rights, was found fatally stabbed in St. Petersburg. Fellow campaigners said she regularly received death threats, but police failed to act on the reports....
2019-07-23 18:16

Ugandan activist jailed for a poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
2019-08-05 18:00

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have publicly supported a boycott of Israel or its West Bank settlemen...
2019-05-24 19:48

Sailing with a message, teen activist lands in NYC Cheering crowds welcomed Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg to a Manhattan marina Wednesday after a trans-Atlantic trip on a sailboat to attend a climate conference. The 16-year-old and her crew finished a two-week crossing from England. (Aug. 2...
2019-08-29 05:48

Watch: UK Minister Assaults Greenpeace Activist As Others Look On Greenpeace accused British minister Mark Field of assault after the Conservative politician was filmed physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in the City of London....
2019-06-21 12:48

Activist Investor Challenges AT&T Over Strategy, Board Activist investor Elliott Management disclosed a $3.2 billion stake in AT&T, criticized the company’s strategy and called on the telecommunications giant to shed unnecessary assets. AT&T shares rose....
2019-09-10 06:16

Climate activist Greta Thunberg: We're still 'on square one' World leaders must show at an upcoming New York summit that they are heeding warnings on climate change, Greta Thunberg says. She made her remarks just days before she will travel to the US by boat to attend the meeting....
2019-08-06 13:00

Supporters of jailed UK far-right activist march on parliament Dozens of angry supporters of British far-right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon scuffled with police and marched on parliament after he was jailed on Thursday for contempt of court....
2019-07-11 16:00

Activist Urges Care.com to Explore Sale The hedge fund Engine Capital is urging Care.com, the largest marketplace for online caregivers, to pursue a sale, saying the company is “at a crossroads.”...
2019-08-16 18:48

Proposed Changes In RTI Act Are Regressive: Social Activist Aruna Roy The bill proposing changes in the RTI Act is regressive and aimed at undermining the independence of information commissions, social activist Aruna Roy said....
2019-07-23 01:48

Environmental activist murders double in 15 years Death toll almost half that of US troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001, data showsKillings of environmental defenders have doubled over the past 15 years to reach levels usually associated with war zones, according to a study that reveals...
2019-08-06 06:16

Ugandan activist jailed over poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
2019-08-07 19:16

Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he gets life or death COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he gets life or death. The post Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he...
2019-06-04 20:48

Hong Kong demonstrators rally after activist arrests This is the 13th consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong. It all started in June over a controversial extradition bill, but evolved into a broader pro-democracy movement, with frequent violent clashes with riot police....
2019-08-31 15:00

Brexit party activist says he obtained Kim Darroch cables Steven Edginton says his name was left out of original story to avoid ‘possible controversy’New questions have emerged over leaks of confidential UK diplomatic cables criticising Donald Trump after a 19-year-old Brexit activist was revealed to be the...
2019-07-21 21:48

The Latest: Hong Kong activist angry over decision on law HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Prominent Hong Kong activist Agnes Chow has expressed anger over a decision by the territory’s leader to move forward ...
2019-06-10 13:32

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the world to skip school every Friday....
2019-07-19 21:32

Factbox: Activist investor Elliott's top European holdings U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management announced on Thursday it had taken a 2.1% stake in German agrichemicals and pharma company Bayer Here are some of New York-headquartered Elliott's top holdings in Europe (in alphabetical order):...
2019-06-27 21:48

New suspect detained in Russia over LGBT activist killing Russian investigators say they have arrested a suspect in the killing of an LGBT right activist in St. Petersburg, and that the original person detained for the crime is no longer a suspect...
2019-08-01 14:16

David Koch, billionaire, GOP activist and philanthropist dies at 79 WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother Charles was both celebrated and demonized for transforming American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, died Friday at 79. The cause of death...
2019-08-23 22:00

This activist Thai band is living in exile: ‘We are really in danger’ BANGKOK — They are members of a folk music group living communally in the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, but they are in fear for their lives. The musicians from the band Faiyen fled their homes in neighboring Thailand in 2014, afraid of arrest afte...
2019-05-29 22:48

UK Minister Suspended For Assaulting Activist Who Gatecrashed Event A minister in charge of India in the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) was suspended on Friday after footage showed him "grabbing" and forcibly ejecting a climate activist at a political......
2019-06-21 22:48

'I have to go off': activist Sylvia Rivera on choosing to riot at Stonewall In a 1989 interview, the New York City LGBTQ activist and icon describes the tumult of the uprising in Greenwich VillageThe New York City LGBTQ activist and icon Sylvia Rivera discusses the Stonewall uprising, the clubs in Greenwich Village at the ti...
2019-06-23 15:16

Venezuelan activist's wife, daughter arrive in Spain The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas....
2019-06-04 19:16

Russian Activist Navalny Wasn't Poisoned, Say Officials Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was being treated for a mysterious illness, wasn’t poisoned as he and his supporters have claimed, according Russian medical officials....
2019-07-31 17:48

Activist Investors Circling Groupon as Shares Slump Groupon investors and a few outsiders—including several activist groups—are targeting shareholders who are dissatisfied with Groupon’s strategy of boosting its valuation by growing subscriptions....
2019-08-30 12:00

U.S. activist faces up to 20 years in prison for harboring migrants An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants faces trial on Wednesday in a case likely to set a precedent over what aid U.S. citizens can give to illegal border crossers....
2019-05-29 17:32

Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a #MeToo champion and activist Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a champion for the #MeToo movement as part of her studies at Boston College, according to a Twitter account purportedly set up by her. Under the handle @saoirsekh, Hill fired off a series of posts about the women’s empo...
2019-08-02 17:32

Greenpeace activist: 'Mark Field needs anger management' Janet Barker recounts assault by suspended MP and says it will not stop her activismBruised and still shaken, Janet Barker is incredulous at the violent reaction of the Foreign Office minister Mark Field to her peaceful protest with fellow Greenpeace...
2019-06-21 18:48

Activist Gatemore snaps up Moss Bros stake An activist fund manager which pressed for a break-up of French Connection has turned its attention to another fashion chain by snapping up a 10% stake in Moss Bros, the suit-hire specialist....
2019-06-09 23:32

Venezuelan activist’s wife, daughter arrive in Spain The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish ambassador’s residence in Caracas...
2019-06-04 20:16

St Petersburg murder victim was 'well-known LGBT rights activist' Yelena Grigoryeva received threats before she was stabbed to death, say campaignersRussian campaigners have said that a woman found murdered with multiple stab wounds in the city of Saint Petersburg was a well-known activist who had received threats ...
2019-07-23 06:48

Uzbekistan says it will investigate harassment of Western rights activist Uzbekistan pledged on Monday to investigate a verbal attack by several of its citizens on a visiting Human Rights Watch researcher after HRW said the incident showed independent activists remained under pressure in the country....
2019-06-17 20:16

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Dinu Solanki, 6 Others Guilty Of Killing RTI Activist Former BJP lawmaker Dinu Solanki and six others were Saturday convicted by a special CBI court in Ahmedabad for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 as he tried to expose illegal mining activities......
2019-07-06 18:32

Thai government pressed over missing Lao activist Od Sayavong Human Rights Watch calls for information on fate of 34-year-old amid a spate of disappearances of activistsRights groups in Thailand have urged the government to investigate the apparent enforced disappearance of Od Sayavong, a prominent pro-democrac...
2019-09-08 06:16

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice by a diplomat from Beijing....
2019-07-09 15:00

Billionaire activist Paul Singer reveals $3.2B stake in AT&T The hedge fund billionaire known for seizing an Argentine navy vessel as partial payment for a debt is taking aim at AT&T — the telecom behemoth that also owns HBO and CNN. Paul Singer’s Elliott Management hedge fund sent a shot across the bow of AT&...
2019-09-11 04:00

FIFA must act after death of Iran's 'Blue Girl,' says activist An Iranian activist is lashing out at FIFA following the death of a female fan who set herself on fire after she was denied access to a soccer stadium in Tehran....
2019-09-12 19:32

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-neutral yacht....
2019-08-15 05:48

Activist investor drives to put Callaway Golf up for sale As golfers stormed Pebble Beach, Calif., for the US Open Thursday, the world’s largest golf club manufacturer found itself under attack by an activist investor. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners unveiled a 9.2 percent stake in Callaway Golf and is urg...
2019-06-14 12:48

Pakistani Blogger And Activist, Known For Criticism Of Army, Killed A 22-year-old Pakistani blogger and journalist known for criticising the country's military and the spy agency ISI was killed by a man in Islamabad, the police said today....
2019-06-17 13:32

Send us your questions for climate activist Greta Thunberg Got a question for the Swedish 16-year-old who started a youth climate revolution? Here’s your chance to ask her...On 20 August 2018, Greta Thunberg, then aged 15, did not attend her first day back at school after the summer holidays. Instead, she ma...
2019-05-24 16:16

Steve Sawyer, Greenpeace Activist and Leader, Dies at 63 He was there when the ship the Rainbow Warrior was bombed in an antinuclear protest and helped evacuate an atoll contaminated by radioactive fallout....
2019-08-08 01:48

Uber Must Act Against Those Who Harassed Disability Rights Activist: Centre The Centre has asked app-based cab aggregator Uber India to act against two of its drivers, who had allegedly harassed disability rights activist Arman Ali....
2019-07-04 23:48

AT&T Chief Laid Plans for His Exit. That Set Off an Activist Challenge. Plans by CEO Randall Stephenson to leave the helm to a longtime ally triggered the threat of a proxy fight by an aggressive Wall Street activist investor....
2019-09-14 05:48

Japan's day care crisis is breeding a new kind of activist When Japanese politician Yuka Ogata decided to bring her 7-month-old child into Kumamoto's city assembly, she was hoping to set a precedent for working mothers. Instead, she embarked on a battle....
2019-07-08 14:48

Activist fights for women to be able to enter soccer stadiums Iranian football activist Maryam Shojaei urges FIFA to end the ban on female football fans being allowed to watch games in Iran, following the death of Sahar Khodayari....
2019-09-14 09:48

Thai court affirms defamation judgment against UK activist An appeals court in Thailand has upheld a 10 million baht ($313,000) judgment against a British activist who was sued by a fruit canning company whose workers complained of alleged labor abuses....
2019-05-22 16:16

UK police charge climate activist over Heathrow protest British police said on Monday they had charged a climate-change activist who last week attempted to disrupt Europe's biggest airport, London Heathrow....
2019-09-17 05:00

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
2019-07-11 18:48

Actress, singer and animal activist Doris Day dead at 97 Doris Day, versatile singer, actress, TV star, animal activist and radiant icon of sunny, funny femininity, died early Monday at age 97.        ...
2019-05-21 15:32

De Blasio tangles with student activist over school diversity efforts An irritated Mayor Bill de Blasio pointedly defended his school diversity efforts on WNYC Friday after a teen caller questioned his sense of urgency. Phoning in to the Brian Lehrer show, student Tiffani Torres chided de Blasio directly for not taking...
2019-06-08 00:32

Prosecutors Are Still Trying to Convict Activist Who Gave Water to Migrants in the Desert Last month, the jury in the case of a migrant aid activist facing up to 20 years in prison for providing food, water, and shelter for immigrants making the trek through the desert was deadlocked. Don’t worry, though: The Department of Justice isn’t g...
2019-07-03 16:32

White Nationalist Gets Life For Killing Activist During 2017 US Protests An American neo-Nazi who killed an activist when he rammed his car into a group of counter-protesters during a white supremacist rally was jailed for life without parole on Friday....
2019-06-29 06:48

Activist, Georgia mayor clash over renaming street for Obama VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A civil rights activist clashed with a Georgia mayor over a proposal to rename a street for former President Barack Obama. The Valdosta Daily Times reports police escorted 80-year-old Rev. Floyd Rose from a Valdosta city council ...
2019-05-24 19:48

A Houston Activist Invited ICE to a Community Meeting. Now, He Faces Deportation. Roland Gramajo, 40, is being held in federal custody pending deportation proceedings. His family believes he drew the authorities’ attention only because of the meeting....
2019-09-10 13:16

Gifted-and-talented purge will spark Asian exodus: activist A radical proposal by city officials to scrap gifted-and-talented programs as part of a larger overhaul of the school system will cause a flood of Asian parents to flee the city, a community organizer told The Post. “It’s already happenin...
2019-08-29 05:48

China angered after German foreign minister meets HK activist China expressed anger on Tuesday after German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong, saying that no foreign country had a right to interfere in China's internal affairs....
2019-09-10 11:48

Kenyan Author and LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died at 48 (NAIROBI, Kenya) — One of Africa’s best-known authors, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, told The Associated Press the Kenya...
2019-05-22 15:48

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from prison HONG KONG (AP) — Joshua Wong, a leading figure in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, has been released from prison. Wong’s release from the Lai Chi Kok Correctional Facility on Monday came as student demonstrators and poli...
2019-06-17 07:16

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and justice system....
2019-05-22 11:01

Pakistan's army denies 'state agencies' killed activist Pakistan's army has condemned the killing of an outspoken critic of the country's political and military leaders, saying state security forces were not responsible for his death....
2019-06-18 19:32

World Cup soccer: Activist Megan Rapinoe says she is 'extremely American' United States Women's National Team forward Megan Rapinoe said she is "extremely American" when asked to respond to critics who say her words or actions are anti-American....
2019-07-06 05:16

Vegan activist denies killing 100 rabbits during ‘rescue’ mission A Spain-based vegan activist accused of causing the deaths of nearly 100 bunnies defended her disastrous rescue mission and told The Post Thursday that she’s received “constant, extreme rape and death threats” since her story broke...
2019-09-12 22:00

"Why Keep War And Peace At Home?" Bombay High Court To Arrested Activist The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked Elgar Parishad-Bhima Koregaon case accused Vernon Gonsalves to explain why he kept "objectionable material" like a copy of Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace" and......
2019-08-29 07:16

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dead at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya — One of Africa’s best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday. The Kenyan author died Tuesday night in Nairobi after an illness, Tom Maliti, the chai...
2019-05-23 07:16

Activist Jana to push again for changes at Outback owner Bloomin' Brands Activist hedge fund Jana Partners on Friday disclosed a large new stake in Outback Steakhouse owner Bloomin' Brands Inc , returning for the second time in nearly two years to push for fresh changes after reaching a settlement in 2018....
2019-08-30 22:32

D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the......
2019-05-24 05:16

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson jailed again in UK as his supporters clash with police British far-right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced again to prison Thursday after being found in contempt of court, sparking clashes between police and his supporters in London....
2019-07-11 18:48

Anti-vaccine activist charged for assault of California senator The man behind a petition drive to recall a California state senator and physician pushing for tougher vaccine requirements was charged on Wednesday with assault after livestreaming himself shoving the lawmaker in a sidewalk confrontation in Sacramen...
2019-08-22 12:48

Police detain Russian opposition activist after Moscow protest Russian opposition activist Lyubov Sobol, an ally of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, was detained by police on Monday after a weekend protest in Moscow, Navalny's spokeswoman said on Twitter....
2019-09-03 02:00

Nigeria security agents arrest activist for calling for revolution Nigerian security agents arrested Omoyele Sowore, an activist, news organization founder and former presidential candidate who was calling for revolution, the security agency said on Sunday....
2019-08-05 07:00

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill TOKYO (AP) — A prominent Hong Kong student activist says many residents were angered by a decision by the territory’s leader to move ahead with a controversial extradition bill despite a massive weekend protest. Agnes Chow is among a group of y...
2019-06-10 13:32

UPDATE 1-Activist investor Cat Rock slashes stake in UK's Staffline Activist investor Cat Rock Capital cut its stake in Staffline Group Plc by more than half, less than a month after the British recruiter swung to a 2018 loss as it booked a charge for potential fines for underpaying workers....
2019-07-22 09:48

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
2019-07-11 20:16

AT&T hires Goldman Sachs to defend against activist hedge fund AT&T has hired Goldman Sachs to defend itself against activist investor Paul Singer, whose hedge fund is calling on the company to sell assets, including its DirectTV satellite service, The Post has learned. The telecom company only learned on Friday...
2019-09-10 00:48

EBay to Post Earnings Amid Pressure From Activist Investors EBay will announce its second-quarter earnings after markets close, as the online marketplace evaluates whether it could sell or spin off assets such as its classifieds business and StubHub....
2019-07-17 20:32

Schwarzenegger teams up with activist Greta Thunberg at climate summit A top climate summit organized by Arnold Schwarzenegger's environmental organization has opened in Vienna. Swedish youth activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the opening of a failure by the leaders in attendance to act....
2019-05-29 00:48

How Cognizant's digital evolution was derailed by an activist investment firm By constricting Cognizant's growth-first strategy during a time of re-invention and acquisitions, critics say that activist firm Elliot Management undermined the firm's pioneering efforts in the digital space in order to make some quick cash....
2019-05-28 07:00

Former tenant charged in killing of Louisiana civil rights activist A former tenant of a Baton Rouge civil rights activist has been arrested and charged with her murder, police in the Louisiana capital said on Tuesday....
2019-07-17 07:16

UK far-right activist Tommy Robinson convicted in contempt-of-court case Judges on Friday found British far-right activist Tommy Robinson to be in contempt of court after he filmed defendants during a trial last year and posted the footage on social media, breaching reporting restrictions on the case....
2019-07-06 03:16

Activist Gautam Navlakha Was In Contact With Hizbul Mujahideen: Police Activist Gautam Navlakha and the Naxal groups he was associated with were in touch with Hizbul Mujahideen and Kashmiri separatist leaders, Pune Police claimed before the Bombay High Court on......
2019-07-25 05:32

South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time A South Sudan court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent activist and economist to two years in prison after being accused of inciting an uprising behind bars in the capital, Juba....
2019-06-11 16:48

Indian-American Activist Who Shouted At Jeff Bezos Arrested Indian-American activist Priya Sawhney, who interrupted Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos'' on-stage talk, has been arrested on trespassing and burglary charges, according to media reports....
2019-06-08 10:32

Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/797468/000114036119012312/nc10003014x1_prec14a.htm activist investor Carl Icahn's moves to launch a proxy fight for four seats on the co...
2019-07-02 23:48

Ugandan activist Bobi Wine condemns killing of his follower Ugandan musician and opposition leader Bobi Wine is urging police to investigate the death of one of his supporters who died from injuries sustained during torture by unknown abductors...
2019-08-06 14:48

Vegan activist ‘covered in blood’ after being attacked by angry farmers Being a vegan activist is apparently tough and dangerous work. Video posted on Instagram shows a woman — who goes by the name “Mythical Mia” — claiming to be “covered in blood” following a rabbit rescue and ensuing...
2019-09-06 05:48

Sedition Case Against Activist Shehla Rashid For Tweets Against Army A case under the sedition law was filed against activist Shehla Rashid earlier this week for her tweets in which she had claimed that the armed forces were "entering houses" in Jammu and Kashmir and......
2019-09-06 15:00

Elgar Parishad Case: Another Activist Refuses To Depose Before Panel Sudhir Dhawale, an activist with alleged Maoist links, on Saturday became the second accused in the Pune Elgar Parishad case after Surendra Gadling to refuse to depose before the inquiry commission......
2019-09-07 17:32

Scout24's activist shareholders gain non-executive board seat Activist investors calling for strategic change at Scout24 have won a vote to place a representative on the German classifieds group's non-executive supervisory board, ramping up pressure on management....
2019-08-30 19:32

Climate activist Greta Thunberg to Trump: 'Listen to the science' Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said her message to President Trump would be to believe the climate is in danger because of human activities....
2019-08-30 18:32

Thai anti-military activist attacked and left unconscious BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai activist who opposes the military’s role in politics has been assaulted and left unconscious in the second attack against him this month, as violence against pro-democracy advocates becomes more aggressive. According to a ...
2019-06-28 11:16

Russian LGBTQ activist murdered after name is listed on ‘gay-hunting’ website An LGBTQ rights activist was murdered in Russia on Sunday after her name was published on a website that offers prizes to users for “hunting” gay people, according to a report. Yelena Grigoryeva, 41, who was allegedly stabbed to death by ...
2019-07-24 03:48

Trump calls activist shareholder moves on AT&T 'great news' U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday weighed in on activist investor Elliott Management Corp's moves targeting AT&T Inc , calling the hedge fund's actions "great news" and repeating his criticism of the wireless carrier's CNN news division....
2019-09-09 22:48

Slain Russian gay-rights activist had received threats: campaigner A Russian activist for LGBT rights who was fatally stabbed in St Petersburg had regularly received death threats and reported them to police, who did nothing to protect her before she was murdered, a fellow campaigner said....
2019-07-23 23:32

| Zimbabwe doctors march to support 'abducted' union activist Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors and nurses have marched in Harare to protest the suspected kidnapping of a doctors' union leader by security forces for organising a slew of strikes....
2019-09-16 20:48

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg set to dock in New York FILE – In this Aug. 14, 2019 file photo, Climate change activist Greta Thunberg waves from the Malizia II boat in Plymouth, England. Thunberg has crossed the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat to attend a conference on global warming. On Wed...
2019-08-28 19:48

Corporate activist Elliott outspending rivals: Lazard data Elliott Management Corp, Paul Singer's $35 billion hedge fund, has outspent all rivals in pushing for corporate changes like spin-offs, mergers, and management overhauls this year....
2019-07-10 08:48

Teen climate activist prepares to sail to US to avoid flying Greta Thunberg is making her trans-Atlantic trip on board a 60-ft yacht fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines that produce electricity onboard -- with the aim of making the journey zero-carbon....
2019-08-13 23:48

AT&T should consider selling DirecTV, focus on 5G and core businesses, activist investor says An activist investor with a $3.2-billion stake in AT&T is urging the media company to make strategic changes to improve its business and stock price.       ...
2019-09-09 23:16

Kenyan author, LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies at 48 NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A colleague and friend of Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina says he has died at age 48. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the Kwani Trust which Wainaina founded, says the author died Tuesday night in Nairobi after an illness. Wainaina...
2019-05-22 10:48

Activist hedge fund CIAM will "strongly oppose" FCA-Renault deal Activist hedge fund CIAM has written to the board of French automaker Renault to say it "strongly opposed" a planned $35 billion merger with Fiat Chrysler....
2019-06-04 12:49

Opposition activist dragged from taxi as Russian police detain 685 protesters Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, attending a protest in Moscow to demand free elections....
2019-08-03 20:01

"Hunt Gay People", Said Horror Film-Themed Website. Then An Activist Died The frightening Russian website promoted it as a "game" - identify gay people, upload their photos and information to a database and then proceed to hunt them down and torture them, like the gruesome......
2019-07-24 13:32

David Koch, billionaire industrialist and libertarian political activist, dies at 79 The Koch brothers financed one of the most influential political networks in the modern era. David Koch's net worth was estimated at $42 billion....
2019-08-23 20:32

Activist investor urges Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin to go private - FT Activist investor ValueAct has urged Merlin Entertainments, the owner of Madame Tussauds, the London Eye, Alton Towers, to go private, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
2019-05-23 07:48

Milwaukee Community Offers $25,000 Reward After Young Activist Is Killed in Drive-By Last Saturday, Quanita “Tay” Jackson was organizing a youth basketball tournament in Moody Park, Milwaukee. The purpose of the event was to promote peace; though only 20-years-old, Jackson had already made a name for herself as an anti-violence activ...
2019-08-31 10:32

Climate activist Thunberg teams up with rockers The 1975 for music track Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg has teamed up with rockers The 1975, warning about climate change on a new track for the British band's upcoming album....
2019-07-31 17:48

Maxime Bernier calls teen climate activist ‘mentally unstable’ After facing scorn on Twitter for saying Thunberg is "mentally unstable" on Sunday, Bernier did not back down in an eight-part tweetstorm the following day....
2019-09-02 23:48

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong arrested in crackdown on protests Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Friday on suspicion of organizing illegal protests as authorities clampdown on a wave of unrest that has plunged the city into its biggest political crisis in more than two decades....
2019-08-30 08:32

Iranian civil rights activist gets prison for taking off hijab in public Iranian civil rights activist Saba Kord Afshari has been sentenced to 24 years behind bars, including a 15-year term for taking off her hijab in public — an act that authorities say promoted “corruption and prostitution.” Afshari, 20, was...
2019-08-29 18:16

Serpentine Galleries Chief Quits, With Harsh Words for Activist Artists Yana Peel resigned after a newspaper revealed she had connections to a cybersecurity firm whose spyware has been used by governments to track journalists and activists....
2019-06-18 15:32

Teenage activist Greta takes climate campaign to the high seas With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht on Wednesday to further her campaign for stronger action against climate change....
2019-08-14 18:00

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong seeks U.S. support for protests Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Saturday he was seeking the support of U.S. lawmakers for the demands of his fellow protesters who have led months of streets demonstrations, including a call for free elections....
2019-09-15 04:00

Activist Greta Thunberg gets preview of UNHQ ahead of climate summit Two days after disembarking from her carbon-free yacht in New York, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg paid a visit to UN Headquarters on Friday, after joining participants of her global climate strike movement, Fridays for Future, at the Organizat...
2019-08-31 01:00

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election over the weekend, reports CNN. Human rights activist Behrouz Boochani, who is currently being detained a...
2019-05-22 15:48

Stonewall Activist and Trans Matriarch Miss Major Recovering From Stroke Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a rabble-rousing, bad-ass warrior woman who is ever liberal with the word “motherfucker,” and has been instrumental in demanding dignity and resources for black trans women, suffered a stroke on July 4 but is recovering in a...
2019-07-10 07:48

‘Our Diversity Is Our Strength.’ Latina Activist Joins Texas Race for U.S. Senate (AUSTIN, Texas) — A Latina activist in Texas launched a U.S. Senate run Monday saying hate has made people feel “they can target us on the streets” in the wake of an El Paso mass shooting that police say was preceded by the gunman p...
2019-08-13 11:48

Activist US workers push employers to cut ties with Trump immigration agencies With the Trump administration’s immigration policies under fire in Congress and the courts, a growing number of U.S. workers are pushing their employers to sever contracts with federal agencies carrying out the president's plans....
2019-07-25 06:16

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took her mission to President Donald Trump’s doorstep on Friday with a protest outside the White House....
2019-09-13 18:00

Activist hedge fund CIAM will 'strongly oppose' FCA-Renault deal Activist hedge fund CIAM has written to the board of French automaker Renault to say it "strongly opposed" a planned $35 billion merger with Fiat Chrysler....
2019-06-04 12:49

Swedish Teen Climate Activist Takes School Strike To Gates Of UN Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg took her weekly campaign for greater action on climate change to the gates of the United Nations on Friday, urging "everyone who cares about our future" to join......
2019-08-31 09:00

A transgender activist made waves when she spoke at the DNC. Now she’s running for state Senate. If Sarah McBride wins the 2020 race to replace Delaware Sen. Harris McDowell, who is retiring at the end of his term, McBride will be the state’s first elected transgender senator....
2019-07-09 23:32

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms....
2019-06-08 10:16

MOVES-D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the firms told Reuters on Thursday....
2019-05-24 02:00

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong charged in crackdown on protests Hong Kong authorities on Friday charged pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong with organizing an illegal protest as they tighten a clampdown on unrest that has plunged the Asian financial hub into its biggest political crisis in more than two decades....
2019-08-30 13:00

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong granted bail Police in Hong Kong have granted bail to well-known activist Joshua Wong and another core member of a pro-democracy group who were arrested as officers launched a crackdown on protests....
2019-08-30 20:32

Family of Loujain al-Hathloul fight to free imprisoned Saudi activist Relatives hope raising awareness in the US can help end detention of Hathloul who battled the ban on women driving When Lina al-Hathloul learned her sister, the Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul, had been whisked away by Saudi Arabian police in the ...
2019-07-14 11:32

Ex-Fox News reporter Carl Cameron and a climate change activist take on Drudge A climate change activist and a former Fox News reporter are teaming up on a website designed to combat “disinformation” spread by right-leaning media, focusing especially on climate change....
2019-07-01 13:16

Top Court Notice To Bengal Government On BJP Activist's Plea In Meme Case The West Bengal government has been issued a show cause notice by the Supreme Court over the delay in the release of BJP activist Priyanka Sharma who was arrested in May for allegedly posting a meme......
2019-07-01 11:16

Mexican activist shot dead before vote on power project he opposed Environmental campaigners against electric plant and pipeline say Samir Flores Soberanes’s murder is a ‘political crime’A Mexican environmental activist has been murdered before a referendum on a controversial thermal-electric plant and pipeline that...
2019-05-21 14:38

Climate activist Greta Thunberg completes trans-Atlantic journey The activist made the 14-day carbon-free journey on a yacht featuring solar panels and electricity-producing turbines. She has called for action to reverse climate change and had a message for President Trump....
2019-08-29 03:48

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday...
2019-07-15 06:16

Hong Kong activist's visit to Berlin draws anger from China Beijing criticises German foreign minister over meeting with Joshua WongThe Chinese government has expressed its anger with Germany’s foreign minister over his meeting with the Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong, saying the encounter was “disre...
2019-09-10 20:16

Biden 'misheard' ACLU activist's question about Hyde Amendment: campaign Former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign said on Wednesday that the 2020 frontrunner "misheard" a question that effectively fed speculation that he flip-flopped on his support for the Hyde Amendment, a law blocking federal funding for abortion....
2019-06-06 00:48

Activist Jailed In Bhima Koregaon Case Gets Bail For Father's Death he Bombay High Court on Thursday allowed activist Sudha Bharadwaj, arrested for alleged Maoist links, to visit her family in Bengaluru to attend post-funeral rituals following her father's death....
2019-08-08 22:16

Swedish teen climate activist arrives in New York by boat for U.N. summit Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sailed into New York Harbor on Wednesday in a zero-carbon emissions vessel, completing her nearly 14-day journey from England to take part in a United Nations climate summit....
2019-08-29 01:48

My town is the new Cold War's Berlin: Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong Comparing the struggle of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters to the role of Berlin during the Cold War, activist Joshua Wong told an audience in the German capital that his city was now a bulwark between the free world and the "dictatorship of Chin...
2019-09-10 14:16

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the......
2019-06-21 05:32

UPDATE 1-Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject activist investor Carl Icahn's moves to launch a proxy fight for four seats on the company's board....
2019-07-03 04:32

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its economic power — and prompting a Chinese diplomat to interrupt her twice...
2019-07-08 23:48

Activist Joshua Wong compares Hong Kong to Berlin in Cold War Democracy activist Joshua Wong is in Berlin following his detention at Hong Kong's airport. He urged the free world to stand by Hong Kong protesters against the long arm of China in the city....
2019-09-10 06:48

Rights activist survives petrol bomb attack on his home in Malawi Bombing believed to be linked to Timothy Mtambo’s role at forefront of mass protests over alleged rigging of electionsThe home of a leading human rights activist in Malawi has been petrol bombed in what is believed to be a targeted move to stop mass ...
2019-08-21 14:00

"You Had The Nobel Prize?" Trump Asks Yazidi Activist Nadia Murad US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with him to help the Yazidis of Iraq....
2019-07-18 04:16

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, Arrives in New York After Sailing Across the Atlantic Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York City on Wednesday after sailing across the Atlantic Ocean to call attention to the need for quick action to save the planet. Thunberg, a 16-year-old from Sweden, embarked in the racing sailb...
2019-08-28 22:16

China Angered After German Minister Meets Hong Kong Activist China expressed anger on Tuesday after German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong, saying that no foreign country had a right to interfere in China's internal......
2019-09-10 13:48

Belgian anti-racism activist forced to flee town in blackface row Folkloric festival urged to ditch practice of parading a chained white man in black makeupAn anti-racism activist has said he was forced to leave the Belgian town of Ath on Sunday after a row with local authorities about a folkloric festival.A carniv...
2019-08-26 19:00

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from prison A prominent pro-democracy activist has been released from prison. Joshua Wong's release comes a day after a record-breaking protest in the former British colony....
2019-06-17 11:00

Activist Compares Robert Mugabe's Track Record On Gay Rights To Hitler's A prominent British gay rights activist seriously injured in 2001 while trying to arrest Robert Mugabe said Friday the former Zimbabwean President had "demonised" the LGBT+ community "in a way not......
2019-09-07 14:32

Louisiana civil rights activist found in car trunk was suffocated, coroner says A Louisiana civil rights activist and founder of an African-American museum was killed by "traumatic asphyxia" before her body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital last week, according to a coroner's report released on Monday....
2019-07-16 02:00

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from Hong Kong prison Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison and has vowed to join ongoing protests demanding that the head of the island's government resign....
2019-06-17 09:48

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada to cancel its plan to expand the project which carries crude from Alberta's oil sands to British Colu...
2019-08-08 11:00

Karmic reckoning? Investors in activist hedge funds agitate for change Frustrated by high fees and uninspiring returns, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other big institutional investors are demanding U.S. activist hedge funds be more transparent about their......
2019-07-31 18:32

China envoy raps Germany over meeting with Hong Kong activist A meeting between Germany's foreign minister and Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong will damage its relations with China, Beijing's ambassador to Berlin said on Wednesday, in an unusually direct verbal attack on an important trade partner....
2019-09-11 21:00

Activist Greta Thunberg To Undertake Zero-Carbon Trip To Climate Summit Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain......
2019-08-01 23:48

Greta Thunberg, Swedish teen climate activist, arrives in NYC by sailboat After two weeks sailing across the Atlantic, 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in eco-friendly fashion to New York City Wednesday to attend a global warming conference. Thunberg, who refused to fly due to planes’ high ...
2019-08-29 05:48

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong rearrested for 'bail breach' The pro-democracy activist has been detained for "breaching bail conditions," a week after authorities released him. Police have again fired tear gas at protesters, including some calling on the US president for help....
2019-09-08 22:16

Teen activist Thunberg urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is urging world leaders to acknowledge that global warming “is the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced.” Thunberg told political and business leaders at a conference in Austria on T...
2019-05-28 14:32

Facebook, privacy activist Schrems face off in July 9 court hearing Facebook will face Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems next week at Europe's top court in a landmark case that could affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide as well as Europeans' privacy rights....
2019-07-03 23:16

Arizona to add new lanes on I-17 PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona’s next state budget will help pay for building additional lanes along 23 miles (37 kilometers) of Interstate 17 north of the Phoenix area in two stretches where traffic can be clogged, particularly on summer and hol...
2019-06-03 01:32

Grand jury indicts 8 Netflix wannabes who claimed to have more content than Netflix, Hulu Eight people were charged by a federal grand jury with running two large-scale, illegal TV and movie streaming services, the Department of Justice said this week....
2019-08-31 00:32

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong released on bail after arrest Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was released hours after police "forcefully" pushed him into a car. It has emerged that Beijing rejected the Hong Kong government's plans to withdraw a controversial extradition bill....
2019-08-30 15:32

Opinion: Activist and Trump critic Kenny Stills is the kind of player every NFL team needs Calling out Dolphins owner Stephen Ross for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump reinforced that Kenny Stills is the conscience of a team.       ...
2019-08-08 02:32

Climate activist Thunberg faces challenging boat trip from UK to New York, skipper says Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain to the United States said on Thursday....
2019-08-02 01:01

Climate activist Greta Thunberg makes surprise visit to German forest While on her way to a UN climate conference, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg stopped in western Germany to stand with activists at the Hambach forest. The woods have been threatened by a nearby lignite mine....
2019-08-10 21:00

Murdered Russian LGBT activist received death threats, friends and campaigners say An LGBTQ rights activist who was murdered in St. Petersburg had previously received death threats and was named on a website urging vigilante violence, campaigners have said....
2019-07-24 03:16

Thanks to a drone, Russian activist saves sensitive hard drive right before police raid A supporter of Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny said he saved sensitive information by using a drone as security services raided his office        ...
2019-09-14 00:00

Sierra Leone community's suit against diamond miner shows activist trend At the foot of a slag heap some 40 meters high, Adi Kalie Bangura showed the black welts that dot his arms and legs that he says are the result of drinking and bathing in water contaminated by Sierra Leone’s largest diamond mine....
2019-08-06 10:48

Francisco Toledo, artist and activist who injected life into Mexican traditions, dead at 79 Francisco Toledo, who shook up the 1960s Mexican art scene with his fresh approach to painting, sculpting, printing, tapestry weaving and preserving the cultural heritage that inspired him, has died....
2019-09-06 18:32

Hong Kong singer-activist urges U.N. rights body to defend territory China is tightening its grip on Hong Kong and the territory's autonomy and democratic freedoms are slipping away, a prominent Hong Kong activist told the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday in a plea for international action....
2019-07-08 20:48

Homestreet defeats activist roaring blue lion in proxy contest -source HomeStreet Inc. defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the activist investor, a person familiar with the vot...
2019-06-20 19:16

Watch CNBC's full interview with billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn Activist investor Carl Icahn joins 'Fast Money Halftime Report' to give comments on the Occidental Petroleum and Anadarko Petroleum deal, the state of the market and his stock holding in Cloudera...
2019-08-09 21:32

UPDATE 1-Thousands rally at election protest in Moscow, leading activist arrested Tens of thousands of Muscovites staged Russia's biggest political protest for years on Saturday, rallying to demand free city-wide elections in spite of a government crackdown....
2019-08-10 17:16

Activist investor Driver Management presses anew for First United Bank to sell itself Driver Management Company LLC, an activist investor focused on U.S. banks, renewed calls on Wednesday for First United Corp , the holding company for Maryland community bank First United Bank &......
2019-09-05 10:00

The Pretty One: With a New Memoir, Writer-Activist Keah Brown Is Redefining Disability on Her Own Terms How do you say the word “disability”? Does it feel shameful or derogatory, or does it roll off of your tongue, matter-of-factly? Writer and disability activist Keah Brown wishes we were all less precious when talking about disability, because while i...
2019-08-07 16:32

Hong Kong activist Wong: World leaders 'must' raise our eroding freedoms at G-20 Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said Friday that G-20 leaders meeting in Japan can help protect the city's freedoms by raising their concerns with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
2019-06-28 12:16