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Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran

The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 2014’s Occupy Central protests, th...

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran

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Rights under threat: how China is bringing Hong Kong to heel Beijing has chipped away at the city’s autonomy for 22 years – and protests reflect growing angerIn the 22 years since Hong Kong reverted to Chinese rule its citizens have enjoyed many freedoms and rights unheard of in mainland China. The territory w...
2019-07-05 18:16

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstration against the proposed extradition bill last Sunday. Police put that count at 240,000....
2019-06-16 06:16

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being hailed as a major win for transgender rights....
2019-05-31 00:00

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the freedoms of a democracy except the right to choose their leaders. The city’s last British governor, ...
2019-06-13 16:32

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protests....
2019-06-29 23:00

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
2019-06-10 01:48

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the city’s top official Carrie Lam of being responsible for his death. “We have to mourn the martyr&m...
2019-06-16 13:48

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
2019-06-12 12:48

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Angry protesters once again stormed the political heart of Hong Kong on Friday. In a series of rolling occupations, they forced the hurried evacuation of multiple government offices and shuttering of law courts. They also surrounded police headquarte...
2019-06-21 15:48

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Hong Kong’s history forced an apology from the city’s top official over a divisive extradi...
2019-06-17 09:01

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-23 05:32

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children from their families, cramming people into overcrowde...
2019-06-21 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

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce the approval of additional liquified natural gas (L...
2019-05-30 01:48

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extradition law that critics say will allow mainland Ch...
2019-06-09 12:32

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam’s comments on Tuesday came after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in the sem...
2019-06-11 07:00

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
2019-05-29 22:16

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-13 14:32

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to amend extradition laws to allow suspects to be transferred to mainland China for trial, two marches d...
2019-06-20 13:00

Police use tear gas to quell Hong Kong protest Police carrying riot shields and firing tear gas moved in shortly after midnight to clear protesters, who hours earlier, swarmed into the legislature's main building. (July 1)        ...
2019-07-02 02:16

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors about the political crisis that has rocked the city....
2019-07-08 04:48

The Latest: Hong Kongers, in black, jam streets in protest Thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, have jammed streets and subway stations to protest the government’s handling of a proposed extradition bill...
2019-06-16 10:48

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
2019-06-09 14:48

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer of dissent is showing no sign of abating....
2019-07-15 19:48

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vandalized....
2019-07-04 09:00

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due ...
2019-06-20 03:48

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
2019-06-09 12:48

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
2019-06-10 13:48

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditions to mainland China....
2019-06-09 18:32

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts....
2019-06-14 05:00

Massive extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through Hong Kong to voice their opposition to government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges...
2019-06-09 16:32

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and business executives off Hong Kong’s streets without the legal cover of extradition proceedings....
2019-06-09 16:32

6 Arrested In Protest At Hong Kong's Popular Tourist Area Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors......
2019-07-08 14:16

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent......
2019-06-10 08:32

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquarters after his release from prison. (June 17)        ...
2019-06-17 15:16

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Thousands Take to the Streets Many protesters said they were no longer demonstrating only against a contentious extradition bill but also the city’s leadership and the police response to the protests....
2019-06-16 09:32

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters.        ...
2019-06-10 00:48

30 Years After Tiananmen, the Future for Protest in Hong Kong Is Hazy As demonstrators in Hong Kong prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, one question on people’s minds is: For how much longer? Many in this city fear Beijing’s increasingly heavy influence is starting to stifle their fr...
2019-06-02 14:48

Drone video shows massive protest in Hong Kong Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters on Wednesday, delaying a legislative session on a proposed extradition bill that has heightened fears over greater Chinese control. (June 12)     &...
2019-06-12 22:32

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major threat to LGBTQ civil rights and that that should compel people to go to the polls and vote in 2020....
2019-06-19 06:32

Trash piles up as residents in this city protest ‘hazardous’ landfill SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Uncollected trash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s only landfill, insisting ...
2019-06-19 05:32

Hundreds of cyclists hold 'die-in' in New York City to protest deaths Three cyclists were killed in one week: ‘People are literally dying on the streets because they’re not being adequately protected’New York City cyclists have staged a “die-in” protest after three cyclists were killed in a span of a week, bringing the...
2019-07-10 17:16

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition barred from city vote More than 10,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an election for the Russian capital's legislature....
2019-07-20 17:16

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
2019-06-10 09:48

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public backlash against the city's pro-Beijing leadership in years....
2019-06-09 19:00

Hong Kong: thousands gather for fresh protest against extradition bill Demonstrators blocks key road and mass outside police headquarters in fourth protest in two weeksProtestors in Hong Kong have blocked a key road through the city centre and massed outside police headquarters to demand the total withdrawal of a contro...
2019-06-21 07:48

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
2019-06-09 17:32

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite suspects from the city to face charges in mainland China....
2019-06-10 01:00

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose up on Sunday in one of the largest demonstrations......
2019-06-10 08:32

Hong Kong protest: China says violent demonstrations 'totally intolerable' Beijing’s liaison office says storming of parliament is ‘an extreme challenge’ to the rule of lawThe Chinese government has issued a strong condemnation of protesters who stormed and vandalised the Hong Kong’s legislature late on Monday, calling the ...
2019-07-02 10:48

Hong Kong elite take tentative steps out of line over extradition law protest Business leaders fear their firms could be vulnerable if Carrie Lam’s stalled bill passesDays after Hong Kong’s first major protest against its stalled extradition law, a property firm decided to take a £2.5m hit and abandon an option to develop a sl...
2019-06-22 23:32

Latest Hong Kong Protest Plays to a Different Crowd: Mainland Chinese As thousands of protesters marched in their fourth mass demonstration in a month, their target is expanding beyond the city’s government to the more distant power they blame for their eroding freedoms: China itself....
2019-07-08 01:16

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow accused people to be sent to China for trial....
2019-06-12 06:16

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that would enable China to extradite fugitives from the city....
2019-06-09 08:48

Hong Kong Protest Against Mainland Chinese Traders Turns Violent Several thousand demonstrators gathered on Saturday in the streets of a Hong Kong border town popular with mainlanders shopping for “parallel goods” to sell on....
2019-07-13 15:48

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say police are mobilizing thousands of additional officers to keep order amid calls for protesters to begi...
2019-06-11 12:48

Fresh Hong Kong protest ends peacefully with demands unmet HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong have ended their overnight siege of police headquarters peacefully, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill and police to apologize ...
2019-06-22 03:16

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between police and activists and plunged the city into crisis....
2019-07-20 17:16

Hong Kong protest: police fire teargas at demonstrators – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFull story: thousands of protesters vow ‘no retreat’ after debate postponed 10.47am BST The shell casing...
2019-06-12 11:48

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest Hong Kong’s government has signaled it will push ahead with amending extradition laws despite a massive protest that underscored fears about mainland China’s broadening footprint in the semi-autonomous territory...
2019-06-10 14:00

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
2019-06-10 16:48

Frustration of surviving pricey Hong Kong stirs protest anger Young people in Hong Kong have been at the forefront of violent protests over a proposed extradition law that have shaken the city and angered Beijing....
2019-07-04 01:32

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

Bosnian city of Mostar awash in trash amid landfill protest Uncollected thrash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s sole landfill, insisting that it poses serious risks...
2019-06-18 19:32

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.        ...
2019-06-10 13:16

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Police and Protesters in Tense Standoff After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council. The police responded with tear gas, pepper spray and batons....
2019-06-12 13:48

Tens of thousands march through Hong Kong to protest Chinese extradition bill Protests against the now-suspended bill have drawn millions of people to the streets in the former British colony in recent weeks, posing the biggest challenge Beijing has faced to its rule in the territory since Hong Kong returned to Chinese control...
2019-07-07 21:48

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the building Wednesday out of concern the measure signaled greater Chinese control and further erosion of civil...
2019-06-12 10:16

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Government Says Police Injured in Clashes In speech marking the anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese control from Britain, the city’s leader pledged to be “more open.” Elsewhere, police pushed back protesters with pepper spray and batons....
2019-07-01 07:48

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​China to extradite people to mainland China in the most massive protests since Britain handed back con...
2019-06-10 07:16

Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge protest Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China, despite protests from an estimated crowd of more than a milli...
2019-06-10 05:48

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in a last bid to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, with police bracing for the biggest march in the city in 15 years....
2019-06-09 12:00

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bringing the busiest parts of the city to a standstill and drawing the largest crowds seen here since pr...
2019-06-09 14:48

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a criminal probe into the unparalleled challenge to its authority....
2019-07-03 01:16

Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed during violent protests against a proposed extradition bill with mainland China....
2019-06-14 06:32

In Sudan and Hong Kong, protest is changing – and hope is rising | Antoine Buyse Often in the face of of brutal crackdowns, street protesters are finding new ways to challenge repressive regimes• Antoine Buyse is a professor of human rights and director of the Netherlands Institute of Human RightsThe massive demonstrations of rec...
2019-06-18 14:32

RPT-Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong on Friday as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy, with banks re-opening branches closed during violent protests against a proposed extradition bill with mainland China....
2019-06-14 07:48

| WATCH: Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong is released from prison Joshua Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" democracy protests in 2014, is released from prison. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-17 15:48

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said....
2019-06-08 13:00

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extradition law — are an omen for the coming years and ...
2019-06-17 21:32

Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former British colony must take steps to protect its rights, freedoms and high degree of autonomy....
2019-06-12 13:32

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leaders at the G20 summit in Japan this month, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 18:16

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in the semi-autonomous Chinese terr...
2019-06-06 12:32

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

Taxi park-in jams Mexico City’s Zocalo to protest ride apps MEXICO CITY (AP) — Taxi drivers have snarled traffic in downtown Mexico City in their latest protest against Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The protesters claim the apps are unfair competition because those drivers are more loosely regulated and d...
2019-06-04 01:00

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figures to run for the Moscow city council.        ...
2019-07-20 22:32

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh protests against a controversial bill allowing extradition to China....
2019-06-17 12:32

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a day after the city's biggest protest since its handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997....
2019-06-11 09:00

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding it be scrapped and she resign in the biggest protest to shake the city in years...
2019-06-10 11:16

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind bipartisan legislation to require the Trump administration to certify Beijing is maintaining its special tre...
2019-06-19 19:32

Campaigners urge Britain to give more rights to Hong Kong-based UK passport holders Campaigners handed Britain's government a letter on Monday demanding more rights for the residents of Hong Kong who have UK passports that do not give them the right to live or work in Britain....
2019-07-01 20:16

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay. The post Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest del...
2019-06-13 10:32

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China....
2019-06-13 11:00

Hong Kong ignores protest deadline to scrap extradition bill, sets stage for further protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage for a new wave of demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-06-20 19:48

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. Aerial images of vast crowds flooding the streets o...
2019-06-19 15:00

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
2019-05-21 18:16

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-22 01:00

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extradition bill that has tensions on high on the island....
2019-06-12 11:00

| Hong Kong protest fallout | Trump re-election kickoff: WATCH the top world news videos for today Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers call on Carrie Lam to step down | In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, Aids cures; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-06-19 16:32

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of massive demonstrations and other protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling political crisis “is dead.” Lam acknowledged that the go...
2019-07-09 05:16

| Hong Kong protest | Trump walks into North Korea: WATCH the top world news videos for today Protesters block major highway in Hong Kong | Trump meets US troops soon after North Korea meeting; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-07-01 07:00

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences have caused tensions in many Hong Kong families. Chermaine Lee reports....
2019-06-28 14:48

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-06-13 14:32

‘The Boys’ star Antony Starr dishes on edgy new superhero show If Superman was real, he’d be a megalomaniac using his powers for personal ends. That’s the premise of “The Boys,” a new satiric Amazon series created by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Erik Kripke (“Supernatural”). Based on the eponymous comic book se...
2019-07-21 03:00

Edinburgh prankster dresses Antony Gormley sculpture in 'bawbag' pants Cast of Turner prize winner’s own body in Water of Leith found in mystery underpantsAn Antony Gormley sculpture in Edinburgh has had its modesty preserved.A mystery passerby on the Water of Leith has dressed the naked figure in underpants with “bawba...
2019-06-22 18:32

Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest. The post Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompte...
2019-06-11 12:48

In Eric Garner case, Justice Department declines civil rights charges against New York City police officer Despite disagreement between top prosecutors regarding the strength of the case, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday ultimately declined to bring civil rights charges against the New York City police officer involved in the controversial and ra...
2019-07-16 21:48

'We need to stay here:' Hong Kong protesters again demand city's leader quit Protesters in Hong Kong on Friday again hit the streets to press the city's leader to resign — just three days after she vowed to finish her term in office -- and demand police release demonstrators arrested more than a week ago....
2019-06-21 14:32

City of dissent: How Hong Kong has a long and proud tradition of protesting From the Leftist riots of the 1960s to an uprising that fought a "brainwashing" National Education system, Hongkongers have always protested. But has the government stopped caring?...
2019-06-15 05:16

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is grappling with the city's greatest political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
2019-07-11 12:32

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong, demand city leader step down Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city’s streets Sunday in a vehement show of opposition to proposed legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this f...
2019-06-16 14:16

As Hong Kong Erupted Over Extradition Bill, City’s Tycoons Waited and Worried Business titans who have prospered in the global financial center feared the wrath of China. They spoke out only after Beijing wavered. China’s rise has enriched, and intimidated, them....
2019-06-20 20:48

Hong Kong students reject closed-door talks with city leader Student unions from two Hong Kong universities have turned down invitations from city leader Carrie Lam for talks about the recent unrest over her proposal to allow the extradition of suspects to mainland China to face trial...
2019-07-05 09:00

Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope. The post Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope. appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-18 13:32

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after protesters swarmed the city's streets for the third time in one week....
2019-06-17 09:16

Hong Kong University Students Reject Invitation to Meet City’s Leader for Closed-Door Talks Representatives from two Hong Kong universities rejected an invitation Friday to meet privately with the city’s leader and discuss the political crisis that has flared over a controversial extradition bill. The city’s Beijing-backed leade...
2019-07-05 12:16

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition bill is "dead"....
2019-07-09 15:16

Death toll from Sudan protest camp rises to more than 30: protest-linked doctors association The number of people killed in the dispersal of a protest camp in the center of the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday rose to more than 30, an opposition-linked doctors' committee said....
2019-06-03 20:16

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 21:32

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
2019-05-21 18:32

FX: Brokers cannot afford an identity crisis The recent withdrawal of Stater Global Markets from the prime-of-prime broker market has underlined the need for providers to continue to prove their value to clients....
2019-07-02 12:00

Germany: SPD's simmering identity crisis erupts The resignation of Social Democratic leader Andrea Nahles reveals the drastic toll that long-term problems have taken on Germany's oldest political party. Part of the SPD's woes lie with Angela Merkel's government....
2019-06-04 19:32

Oro Valley woman has wallet and identity stolen ORO VALLEY AZ. – An Oro Valley woman was shocked when she learned her identity had been stolen and then the thief stole nearly $4,000 a year later. It was a dog park in Oro Valley where Debbi Treichel said she left her purse in the car as she l...
2019-05-23 08:48

£165,000 benefits fraudster lived in UK under false identity An illegal immigrant lived in the UK for a decade under a false identity to secure herself a council home and swindle taxpayers out of almost £165,000 in benefits, a court heard....
2019-07-10 16:16

Banks Can Now Use Aadhaar For Identity Verification With Consent The RBI specifies Know Your Customer (KYC) norms to be followed by banks and other entities regulated by it for various customer services, including opening of bank accounts...
2019-05-30 02:48

DR AG: Ortiz shooting case of mistaken identity The Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor said former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting at a nightclub in his hometown on June 9....
2019-06-20 02:48

Archived TV interview may reveal identity of Banksy Footage shows partly covered face of man who claims to be artist and seems to be working on two of his piecesA long-lost interview with a young man claiming to be Banksy, the world’s most famous anonymous street artist, has been found in a television...
2019-07-05 04:48

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
2019-06-13 01:01

Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city. The post Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-01 14:32

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally re...
2019-07-19 02:16

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Segu...
2019-07-17 07:16

Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wednesday....
2019-06-20 02:16

Afro-Ecuadoreans Maintain Identity Through Spiritual Practices The photographer Johis Alarcón documented not just the indelible influence of African culture in Ecuador, but also how the descendants of enslaved women maintained their culture....
2019-05-31 11:16

Singapore to launch QR identity verification tool for businesses Government says it will introduce in third-quarter 2019 a tool called SG-Verify, which will enable businesses to perform secure identity verification and data transfer via QR scans for use cases such as visitor registration and customer acquisition....
2019-05-28 11:32

How to freeze your credit to prevent fraud or identity theft Mangostar / Shutterstock.com Freezing your credit is a free way to stop activity on your credit report if you suspect your identity or data was breached or stolen. A credit freeze is free, doesn't damage your credit score, and you can lift it when y...
2019-06-14 01:48

Apple’s $999 Pro Stand is just the latest sign of its identity crisis Apple has sold expensive gear for a long time -- and in the last two decades, more affordable products as well. What type of retailer does it want to be?Read More...
2019-06-08 05:16

Broncos out to forge new identity following owner's death Broncos CEO and president Joe Ellis says he no longer is running the team as he felt owner Pat Bowlen would have wanted       ...
2019-07-18 22:00

9 days until the crypto industry must verify the identity of anyone sending $1,000 or more In just nine days, new rules by the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) will force cryptocurrency businesses in roughly 200 countries to verify the identities of anyone sending or receiving more than $1,000 worth of digital assets,...
2019-06-12 17:00

If I’m not trash, what am I? What Forky from ‘Toy Story 4’ has to teach about identity and self-worth The Emmy-winning actor Tony Hale says that he was "overwhelmed" by his Pixar experience — much like his new character in the latest "Toy Story" release....
2019-06-22 02:48

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems while allowing employees the access they need....
2019-07-15 19:48

Man gets life term for mistaken-identity murder of teacher FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A man convicted in a mistaken-identity home invasion that ended with a teacher being killed has been sentenced to life in prison. Jerry Spaulding maintained his innocence when he was sentenced Thursday, telling the judge he didn...
2019-05-24 19:48

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
2019-07-15 04:16

European City Goes Above And Beyond To Be Most Dementia-Friendly City In The World (NBC NEWS) – Right now, 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s a number that’s expected to more than double in the next 30 years. Unlike other diseases, there isn’t a single new promising treatment on the horizon. Instead o...
2019-05-26 02:16

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures requir...
2019-07-12 20:48

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” educatio...
2019-06-13 06:16

Is it ‘molecules of freedom’ or just natural gas? It’s hard to generate interest in a news release about liquefied natural gas exports, but a high-ranking Trump administration official succeeded by calling the stuff “molecules of U.S. freedom.” Assistant Energy Secretary Steven Win...
2019-05-31 02:32

David Ortiz Shooting Was Case of Mistaken Identity, Officials Say The shooting last week that left Ortiz wounded was actually intended to target a friend of his who was wearing a similar shirt, the authorities in the Dominican Republic said....
2019-06-20 10:16

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot due to mistaken identity: Dominican AG Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wednesday....
2019-06-20 10:32

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
2019-06-11 00:48

Contra Rogue Corps is a Wacky Shooter With An Identity Crisis We caught up with Contra Rogue Corps at E3 2019, a game announced during the Nintendo Direct that is a fairly strange departure from the Contra you know....
2019-06-20 15:48

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him As a 2020 political strategy, the president is betting on the combination of grievance and anti-immigrant sentiment that helped him win election in 2016....
2019-07-16 15:32

Raptors breakthrough as NBA champions represents shift in Canada's identity The Toronto Raptors completed a remarkable evolution from a laughingstock to NBA champions on Thursday with a victory that could very well shift the identity of a country long associated with ice hockey....
2019-06-14 09:00

Cops: David Ortiz's Shooting Was An Unlikely Case Of Mistaken Identity Dominican Republic Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez announced new findings Wednesday afternoon in the non-fatal shooting of Red Sox all-timer David Ortiz last month in Santo Domingo. The story, to this point, has already been fairly surprising, ...
2019-06-20 06:16

Woman busted for stealing lawyer’s identity to play one in court A Brooklyn woman was busted for ripping off the name of another lawyer — so she could play one in court. Natasha Riley, who presented herself as “Natasha Riley-Applewhite,” stiffed three people out of $4,700 over a two-year-period by pret...
2019-06-28 23:48

Nebraska man arrested after lying to officers about identity while wearing name tag: police A Nebraska man wanted on two warrants was arrested Tuesday after he tried giving police a false name while wearing his real one on a badge around his neck, authorities said....
2019-05-23 19:32

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician?...
2019-05-23 13:16

Eritrean man released from jail in Italian mistaken identity case Judge acquits Medhanie Tesfamariam Berhe of being a human trafficking kingpinA Palermo judge has acquitted an Eritrean man of being a human trafficking kingpin, confirming he was the victim of mistaken identity when he was arrested more than three ye...
2019-07-12 18:48

David Ortiz shooting a case of mistaken identity, officials say The former baseball star was not the intended target of the shooting in the Dominican Republic. A Mexican drug cartel is suspected of being involved....
2019-06-20 05:32

Massive choir a place for Estonians to find identity, solace Tens of thousands of Estonians have joined in singing folk songs on the 150th anniversary of a music festival that inspired resistance to Soviet control and later received recognition from the U.N. cultural agency...
2019-07-08 04:16

Agave plant to flower, reveal its identity for the first time in 57 years After more than a half-century, an agave plant in the Arid House greenhouse at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden is preparing to flower for the first time....
2019-07-08 18:01

Robert Levine, Who Studied Kindness, Identity and Time, Dies at 73 His social experiments explored how people around the world spend time, whether kindness varies by city and what compels us to buy things we may not need....
2019-07-03 23:48

| Eritrean cleared of being trafficking kingpin in mistaken identity case An Italian court ruled Friday that an Eritrean accused of being a human trafficking kingpin known as "the General" was telling the truth when he claimed it was a case of mistaken identity....
2019-07-14 18:32

Protect your online identity now: Fight hackers with these 5 security safeguards Having your identity stolen can be a nightmare, and cleaning up the mess can take months. You can make life difficult for a would-be identity thief by locking down these five key aspects of your online life....
2019-06-18 15:32

Identity theft case open after Catalina Foothills car break in TUCSON — According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, a woman’s identity was stolen after a car break in at an apartment complex back on May 15. Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy James Allerton tells News 4 Tucson, the break ...
2019-06-23 10:48

Opinion: Germany's awkward search for a national identity continues Expect the soul-searching about what it means to be German to continue after changes to the Nationality Act. The old standards used to establish a national identity no longer apply, writes DW Zoran Arbutina....
2019-07-01 17:48

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
2019-05-30 05:16

In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in The removal of security walls is transforming the Iraqi capital. In this new, more relaxed atmosphere, women are demanding their place in public space, and mixed marriages have become the "new normal" for the young....
2019-06-23 14:32

Identity platform provider Auth0 raises $103 million at a valuation of $1 billion Bellevue, Washington-based Auth0, which developers a cloud-based identity authentication platform, has raised $103 million at a valuation of $1 billion.Read More...
2019-05-21 15:16

David Ortiz shooting was case of mistaken identity, attorney general says AG says Ortiz was not intended target in shootingAt least 11 people have been arrested in case so far Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same tabl...
2019-06-20 18:16

Social media star Christian Aaron charged with identity theft A young social media influencer is accused of stealing a Long Island woman’s identity to open up American Express credit cards, which he used to buy $19,000 worth of Chanel and Dolce & Gabbana bags and a trip to Hawaii, prosecutors said Friday....
2019-06-22 09:00

Zogby: Elitism, economy, identity politics hobble 2020 Democrats Polls show that Democrats should win the 2020 presidential race, but their chances are being undermined by a healthy Trump economy, elitism, internal feuds, and a focus on identity politics that its putting voters off, according Democratic pollster J...
2019-06-27 20:16

A hit-and-run scooter crash nearly killed him. Now he’s fighting for the data that could reveal the rider’s identity. A Chicago cyclist was injured by an electric scooter rider who fled the scene. Now he's gone to court to get the city's scooter companies to turn over personal information about their riders and their history....
2019-07-10 22:01

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male.       ...
2019-07-14 02:16

Rahul Gandhi Considered Amethi His Family, Gave It Identity: Raj Babbar The poor electoral showing of the Congress in Uttar Pradesh has left pain in the hearts of party president Rahul Gandhi, state Congress chief Raj Babbar said....
2019-06-03 13:48

Italy court says Eritrean in migrant case was victim of mistaken identity An Italian court ruled on Friday that an Eritrean man extradited from Sudan in 2016 was the victim of mistaken identity and dismissed allegations that he was a ruthless, human-trafficking kingpin....
2019-07-12 19:00

Chicago families sue after a case of mistaken identity allowed a man to be taken off life support Two Chicago families have sued the city and a hospital after an injured patient was incorrectly identified, and people who did not know him were given the decision to take him off life support....
2019-07-05 20:00

Machete killing of Bronx teen in case of mistaken identity leads to five convictions The five men who viciously slashed a New York teenager to death with knives and a machete in a case of mistaken identity last June were found guilty of murder on Friday. Jonaiki Martinez Estrella, Antonio Rodriguez Hernandez Santiago, Elvin Garcia, J...
2019-06-16 03:16

2020 Dem rips party's focus on identity politics: 'Great way to lose elections' Businessman and 2020 presidential hopeful Andrew Yang broke with other Democrats when he admonished the party's focus on identity poliitcs leading up to the next election....
2019-06-10 02:32

In the not too distant future, when climate alarmists and identity politics have destroyed civilisation ... | First Dog on the Moon What did you do in the climate wars Daddy?Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
2019-07-09 04:48

People's DNA ancestry results keep changing as the sites gather more data: 'What's my real identity?' Wikimedia Commons People's ancestry results keep changing as sites gather more data. "We try to convey the notion that this is a living document," said Robin Smith, head of 23andMe's ancestry division. As more data pours in, it tweaks the ancestry r...
2019-06-27 18:48

Rodin rescue: visitor cracks Madrid gallery's mistaken identity case Portrait thought to be of notorious Belgian king turns out to be of French sculptorA tiny and previously unknown portrait of Auguste Rodin has been discovered thanks to an unwell child, a sharp-eyed art graduate and an unusually constructive use of T...
2019-06-05 14:32

David Ortiz shooting is called a case of mistaken identity. Many Dominicans are skeptical When the Dominican Republic youth baseball league where David Ortiz got his start plays this weekend, its founder hopes to steer clear of debates over the government claim that the national hero was not the intended target of the shooting that left h...
2019-06-22 06:16

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappe...
2019-06-03 14:00

Julia Armfield: 'There's freedom in the monster being the norm' The 28-year-old says her often macabre stories are about how our bodies contain and betray us – and are ‘not, not horror writing’Julia Armfield is the sort to describe The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as “beautiful and weird”. This strange choice makes m...
2019-05-30 16:16

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations....
2019-06-06 20:48

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them...
2019-06-11 06:16

HUD Secretary Carson wants to roll back Obama mandate on gender identity at homeless shelters Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson wants to roll back an Obama-era mandate that single-sex homeless shelters funded by his department admit residents based on their stated gender identity instead of their sex at birth, arguing t...
2019-05-22 23:16

Gang members found guilty in mistaken-identity stabbing death of Bronx teen One of five alleged gang members charged in the brutal stabbing death of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz outside a New York City convenience store last year was found guilty for his role in the slaying. ...
2019-06-15 00:16

Dominican Attorney General: Former Red Sox Player David Ortiz Shooting Result of Mistaken Identity SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Dominican Republic’s lead prosecutor said Wednesday that former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his hometown. Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríg...
2019-06-20 01:48

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
2019-05-30 06:48

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her......
2019-06-23 06:16

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-06-17 01:48

As New York Celebrates Pride, Australia Debates Freedom The case of Israel Folau, a Christian rugby player whose contract was canceled over his anti-gay posts, has spurred a national rift over how rights coexist....
2019-06-28 07:48

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped a death sentence in a case that drew international......
2019-06-22 07:00

R. Kelly doesn’t have freedom, money for this legal battle The difference between R. Kelly’s life in 2002 when he was last charged with child sex-related crimes and his arrest last week on even more serious charges was on full display when the R&B singer turned and slowly walked out of court....
2019-07-18 17:00

Trump says Roger Penske to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s awarding a Presidential Medal of Freedom to Roger Penske, the most powerful man in American motorsports. Penske celebrated his record 18th victory as a car owner at the Indianapolis 500 in May ...
2019-06-20 21:48

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom Australia's opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization's Sydney headquarters and a journalist's Canberra home last week....
2019-06-12 12:00

Kosovo celebrates 20 years of NATO-brought freedom PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the deployment of NATO troops in an operation that helped stop a Serb military crackdown on ethnic Albanians that left more than 10,000 dead. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, ex...
2019-06-12 12:16

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal o...
2019-06-02 07:48

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
2019-06-23 19:32

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" t...
2019-05-29 22:16

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was a truck full of explosives driving down the capital's traffic-lined Galle Road....
2019-07-08 20:48

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
2019-05-28 00:00

Europeans Have Just Three Months Left to Experience the Freedom of a Chevy V8 Bad news, Europe; you’re about to lose two examples of American V8 aggression as GM claims the new European Union emissions regulations are forcing it to stop selling its 6.2-liter V8 Chevy Corvette and Camaro....
2019-06-11 10:16

THE IDENTITY VERIFICATION IN BANKING REPORT: How banks should use new authentication methods to boost conversions and keep their customers loyal BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The way incumbent banks onboard and verify the ident...
2019-05-22 13:32

Freedom party will 'likely' support no-confidence vote against Austria's Kurz: APA Austria's Freedom party will probably support a no-confidence vote scheduled for Monday against Austria's conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, news agency APA said on Monday....
2019-05-27 11:32

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
2019-06-19 04:48

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuf...
2019-05-30 03:32

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative grou...
2019-05-22 00:16

Saudis angry over dip in press freedom ranking after Khashoggi murder Saudi officials were upset to hear that the country’s rating had fallen on a press freedom index less than a year after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Reporters without Borders (RSF) said staffers met with Saudi government offi...
2019-07-11 04:32

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, "mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups......
2019-06-23 13:48

Freedom Fighter Waited 40 Years For His Pension. Then, Court Stepped In A 95-year-old freedom fighter, who had to fight for nearly 40 years to secure his pension, will finally receive his dues after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to pay him the arrears along......
2019-07-02 01:16

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
2019-07-14 07:48

HP's Revamped VR Backpack Delivers the Closest Thing to True VR Freedom Yet Does a VR headset still qualify as a standalone device if the computer powering the headset is strapped to your back rather than built into the goggles? I don’t know, and I’m not sure how much that distinction really matters, because while Oculus is ...
2019-05-28 20:48

Trump says will present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc....
2019-06-20 22:16

Trump says he'll present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, the chairman of Penske Automotive Group....
2019-06-20 19:16

Trump awarding Presidential Medal of Freedom to author of ‘Trumponomics’ President Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, a top economist under former President Ronald Reagan's administration....
2019-06-20 00:48

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash Palestinian businessmen boycotting the Trump administration's Bahrain workshop designed to encourage investment in the territories say only a diplomatic path to statehood can end decades of conflict with Israel....
2019-06-20 14:16

Trump's EPA stands up for consumers and freedom by standing up to the ethanol lobby President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency took a step toward draining the swamp by curbing the amount of corn ethanol being forced into our economy by the crony capitalist ethanol mandate....
2019-07-09 07:32

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that m...
2019-05-29 03:16

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
2019-05-21 18:16

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspended bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China....
2019-06-29 13:32

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's editor-in-chief has denied that ownership had a role in the firings....
2019-05-22 03:16

Space for media freedom rapidly shrinking in India: Dhruv Rathee With over 1.7 million subscribers, YouTuber Dhruv Rathee is not scared of speaking against the powers that be. His videos have contributed significantly to making India's Internet-savvy youth think critically....
2019-06-17 14:00

"Great guy" Tiger Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House "Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country\u0027s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Donald Trump on Monday."...
2019-05-21 18:16

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my li...
2019-05-22 03:16

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.        ...
2019-07-09 23:16

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince says UAE to guarantee maritime freedom in the region: agency Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince said on Wednesday the United Arab Emirates is working with Arab countries to guarantee maritime freedom in the region, Emirates news agency (WAM) reported....
2019-05-22 21:32

Baseball team sorry for video equating Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' Fresno Grizzlies apologize for ‘misleading’ Memorial Day videoVideo equated Ocasio-Cortez with Kim Jong-un and Fidel CastroA minor-league affiliate for the Washington Nationals has apologized to US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the “misl...
2019-05-28 19:48

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Art Laffer today Laffer’s economic philosophy — that tax cuts will spur economic growth, which will in turn increase government revenue — has been criticized by Democrats who argue that it inflates budget deficits....
2019-06-19 18:32

Leah Chase, 96, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
2019-06-04 09:01

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed imp...
2019-06-11 16:16

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mar...
2019-07-10 07:01

Leah Chase, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies at 96 In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
2019-06-02 21:16

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism on behalf of freedom is being pioneered....
2019-06-09 09:16

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
2019-06-01 01:48

Watch: Pak Foreign Minister Heckled In London Over Lack Of Media Freedom Amidst reports of growing press censorship in Pakistan, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was heckled by a Canadian journalist in London alleging that his social media account was......
2019-07-12 18:16

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual sit...
2019-05-30 20:16

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago....
2019-07-13 16:16

Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis Law defined ‘death sentence’ for media outlets criminalises demoralisation of armed forcesOne of Africa’s bastions of press freedom is attempting to enact harsh legislation that threatens journalists reporting on an unfolding security crisis, human r...
2019-07-14 18:32

Met Police hits back in press freedom row over leaked Sir Kim Darroch emails The Metropolitan Police has insisted it "respects the rights of the media" but that it had been advised publication of leaked emails from Sir Kim Darroch could be a criminal offence....
2019-07-13 20:32

Trump to award NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West the Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Fre...
2019-06-02 14:32

In European Parliament Speech, U.K. Lawmaker Compares Brexit to Slaves Gaining Freedom A British lawmaker has compared the U.K’s exit from the European Union to the emancipation of slaves in the first speech from a Brexit Party representative at the new European parliament. The Brexit Party, led by Nigel Farage, won 29 seats in t...
2019-07-04 19:16

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
2019-05-23 11:48

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
2019-06-12 00:16

AZ D-Back great Curt Schilling leads “Freedom Days” events in Tombstone TOMBSTONE – The 3rd annual Freedom Days celebration in Tombstone featured former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling, who led a special parade Saturday morning and was presented the key to the city.  Here’s more from Saturday̵...
2019-06-30 06:16

Baseball team apologizes after including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' A minor league baseball team has apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the team aired a Memorial Day video in which the New York Democrat was depicted among "enemies of freedom."...
2019-05-29 22:00

Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
2019-06-20 06:48

French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice. The post French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘...
2019-06-06 13:16

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee responds to Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ slam Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-04 22:48

'I’m Exercising My Freedom': Janelle Monae Talks Liberation in InStyle's Badass Women Issue What does a free black woman look like? After the coming out party that was Dirty Computer, she might look like Janelle Monáe, who liberated herself and countless fans with not only a stellar album in 2018, but the admission that she considers hersel...
2019-07-11 22:00

Fresno Grizzlies Are Sorry For Memorial Day Video That Showed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez As Freedom’s Enemy Between games of a Memorial Day doubleheader, the Fresno Grizzlies displayed a video on the big screen for the holiday. Backed by a selection from Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural address—the parts about freedom and dignity and how America will never ...
2019-05-28 23:16

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr....
2019-07-10 08:32

Watch live: Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
2019-06-19 23:16

CBOE Holdings Becomes Cboe Global Markets, Unveils New Corporate Identity CHICAGO – October 17, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. today unveiled its new name, Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), identity and mission at the Futures Industry Association (FIA) Expo 2017 conference, currently taking place in Chicago...
2019-05-21 16:00

Catholic Church rejects transgender identity, calls gender change a 'trend' in statement LGBTQ Catholic groups denounced the document, stating that it "will increase alienation of LGBT people from the Church."        ...
2019-06-10 22:32

FA claim Robert Snodgrass swore at doping officials on 'balance of probability' – but was it mistaken identity? West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass swore at anti-doping officials before allegedly claiming it might have been Andy Carroll because of his northern accent....
2019-05-23 17:32

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories include: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals action in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
2019-05-21 14:38

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
2019-05-29 03:16

To save its 'Catholic identity,' Indianapolis' Cathedral High School is firing a gay teacher Cathedral High School is one of 68 schools Catholic recognized by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and serves about 1,100 students in grades 9-12.        ...
2019-06-24 07:32

Theresa May backs press freedom but won't be drawn on row over Met commander's leaks warning Theresa May today backed press freedom as a "foundation" of democracy — but declined to say if she agreed with a Scotland Yard chief's warning that newspapers could be prosecuted for publishing leaked government information....
2019-07-15 20:00

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits cyclone-ravaged Mozambique; monsoon rains cause ‘misery’ for refugees; and why the internet’s ‘essent...
2019-07-11 23:16

'He can't take my freedom': Jayme Closs' full statement for Jake Patterson sentencing A family attorney read a statement from the kidnap victim in court Friday before Jake Patterson was sentenced to life with no chance for release.        ...
2019-05-25 01:00

Air Conditioning Is the World’s Next Big Threat With temperatures in Europe and everywhere else soaring, demand for air con is booming. The extra power demand may cause a vicious circle on warming. ...
2019-06-29 00:32

Severe Threat Wednesday PM After a few days with sunshine and warmth, an active pattern has set up to bring us through the rest of the week and upcoming weekend. Wednesday brings in a slight chance for severe weather as a potent cold front dives south.    The setup currently h...
2019-06-05 19:48

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strai...
2019-06-14 02:16

U.S. top security adviser says threat from Iran is not over The threat from Iran is not over but quick action from the United States has helped deter it, White House National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 17:00

The 3D-Printed Gun Threat Is Getting Weird and Scary A London student was just convicted for using a 3D printer to make a gun—but not just something that looks like a gun. On Wednesday, Tendai Muswere pleaded guilty to manufacturing a lethal firearm with a 3D printer after watching related videos onlin...
2019-06-21 06:00

USWNT’s last big World Cup threat may be in front of them Can the United States women’s soccer team avoid a letdown against the Lionesses of England in Tuesday’s World Cup semifinal (Fox, 3 p.m.)? That’s the big question facing sports bettors. The U.S. has established itself as the best team in the tourname...
2019-07-02 16:00

How boxing coped with the terror threat Five days after the 2017 bomb went off outside the Manchester Arena, Kell Brook and Errol Spence fought in a huge stadium fight in Sheffield The post How boxing coped with the terror threat appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-24 19:01

The Zika Virus Is Still a Threat. Here’s What Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countries....
2019-07-02 21:48

Severe Threat Backs Off But We’re Still Unsettled Our midweek round of strong to severe storms faded early Thursday morning but we’re not done with active weather. The combination of a cold front stalling out across the Ohio River Valley and an approaching upper low will keep scattered showers...
2019-06-06 13:16

A New Threat From Trump and Old Questions About Its Effectiveness Time and again, the president has engaged in a game of geopolitical chicken with Mexico. But there was no more guarantee that the tactic will be any more effective this time than in the past....
2019-06-01 04:48

Joe Biden flips on China threat, now says it’s ‘serious’ WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden toughened up his language on China Tuesday, saying the Asian nation represented a “serious challenge” and sometimes a “real threat” to the United States — just a month after saying “they&...
2019-06-12 05:32

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' it was an act of terror. (...
2019-06-11 13:01

The rise of the deepfake and the threat to democracy They started out as a joke – doctored videos of celebrities doing unlikely things, from a Nicolas Cage cameo in Friends to Mark Zuckerberg boasting about ‘stolen’ data. But as the technology improves, could deepfakes swing an election? Continue read...
2019-06-22 11:00

Mayor says no threat to NYC after chopper crash NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' that the Manhattan helicopter crash it was an act of terror.        ...
2019-06-11 02:16

Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest Two more activists join protest on North Sea rig in Cromarty Firth as others appear in courtGreenpeace has escalated its protests against BP by putting two more activists on a North Sea rig in the Cromarty Firth, hours after the police removed other ...
2019-06-14 14:16

What rights do airplane passengers have? After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in the air? It turns out the answer is complicated....
2019-07-17 18:00

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged threat from Iran has receded as the result of an American show of force in the Middle East.“We’ve put o...
2019-05-21 20:32

Severe Threat Lowers, Storms Continue The severe threat has diminished greatly, however, rain and thunderstorms will continue. Storms still have the ability to drop torrential rainfall and can still produce strong wind gusts and hail. Storms will begin to close out through the morning of...
2019-06-17 07:16

Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat as tension spikes Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington over the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone by the Islamic Republic....
2019-06-22 18:16

New Zealand Says No Threat From Tsunami After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake New Zealand authorities said Sunday there was now no threat from a tsunami following a powerful 7.4 earthquake which struck near the uninhabited Kermadec islands north of the country, updating their......
2019-06-16 10:32

On the Edge: South Carolina’s coastline under threat On The Edge: Combahee to Winyah is the work of the environmentalist and photographer J Henry Fair, who brings attention to the tragic effects created by the human impact on the planet’s coastlines. They “define us, contain us, and connect us to the o...
2019-06-27 20:00

A liberated Rory McIlroy is a US Open threat PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — If you saw what Rory McIlroy did in his runaway RBC Canadian Open victory Sunday and don’t think that was a loud-and-clear message entering this week’s U.S. Open, you’re not paying attention. If McIlroy brings the form he had i...
2019-06-13 03:48

Apple’s new Powerbeats are the biggest threat to AirPods The biggest threat to the dominance of AirPods is coming from within Apple. The new Powerbeats Pro wireless headset from Apple-owned headphone-maker Beats so thoroughly embarrasses Apple’s AirPods in terms of sound quality, comfort and appearance, th...
2019-05-21 22:32

How AI-enhanced malware poses a threat to your organization Malware controlled by artificial intelligence could create more convincing spam, avoid security detection, and better adapt itself to each target, says a new report from Malwarebytes....
2019-06-19 21:32

The Latest: Lawyer says Costco victim was not a threat LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal police-involved shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Corona (all times local): 1:25 p.m. The attorney for the family of a man who was fatally shot by an off-duty police officer in a Costco store s...
2019-06-18 22:32

T-Mobile sale to Dish ‘imminent,’ thanks to DOJ threat A deal to make satellite TV provider Dish Network the nation’s fourth largest mobile carrier is days away from being finalized — thanks to the Department of Justice, The Post has learned. Under pressure from DOJ antitrust officials, T-Mobile and Spri...
2019-07-19 23:48

Stand Out of Our Light: politics and the big tech threat Books by James Williams and Carles Boix offer fascinating takes on how we can combat anger and distraction onlineWe’re having problems with the internet and big tech, principally Alphabet (Google/YouTube), Amazon, Apple and Facebook. The government h...
2019-07-20 18:48

Flash Flood Threat Continues Tuesday Our stagnant, unsettled pattern persists Tuesday- a flash flood watch continues with rounds of showers, storms and heavy rain still swamping the Commonwealth. We’ll see another midday break in the action after a very wet early Tuesday morning. ...
2019-06-18 13:32

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations....
2019-05-21 16:00

'We will bring him down' - Tory rival's threat to Johnson Cabinet minister Rory Stewart has issued a stunning threat to "bring down" a Boris Johnson-led government - should his Tory rival suspend parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit....
2019-06-13 17:48

Climate change a threat to tourism in Spain Climate change is hitting Spain harder than most other European nations. Drinking water is scarce and beaches are receding. There's a danger that tourism in the country will suffer a major setback in the decades to come....
2019-06-20 15:01

Beijing says US legalization of marijuana is a 'threat to China' Beijing's leading drug enforcement body has blamed the legalization of marijuana in Canada and parts of the United States for a spike in the amount of drugs smuggled into the country, describing it as a "new threat to China."...
2019-06-17 19:48

Heavy Rain And Flash Flood Threat Late weekend heavy rain plus additional rounds inbound the next couple of days will lead to an elevated flash flood threat early this week. A flash flood watch is in effect for Bluegrass, northern & eastern counties Monday and Tuesday. Expect rounds ...
2019-06-17 11:32

Islamic State 'still dangerous threat to UK and more unpredictable' Islamic State poses a challenge to all countries in the world, while rival terrorist group al Qaeda is resurgent and could be plotting attacks in Europe, the UK's security minister said....
2019-07-11 02:16

Air Force warns about nationwide threat of ‘incels’ Air Force instructors have been warning troops about the growing threat of radicalized “incels” — aka guys who can’t find women to sleep with them, a report says. Airmen stationed at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland were recentl...
2019-06-22 02:32

Heavy Rain Threat Late Week Hopefully you can find a way to take advance of the next two days. Monday and Tuesday will be perfect! Sunshine, low humidity, and highs in the 70s. You’ll really want to find an excuse to head outside after you hear what’s coming later i...
2019-06-03 04:32

US may target Scotch whisky in new EU tariffs threat The United States has escalated a threatened trade fight with the EU over aircraft subsidies, by extending the list of products it could impose tariffs on....
2019-07-02 11:16

To prepare today’s workforce for AI, they must understand it’s not a threat For countless businesses across all industries and around the world, AI is dominating mindshare to impossible-to-ignore levels. It’s all entrepreneurs and business leaders can talk about: What does a future with AI look like? What are the gains that ...
2019-07-16 15:32

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false informationEarlier this month, an unexceptional thread appeared on Reddit announcing that there is a new w...
2019-07-04 12:32

Mexico Avoids Tariffs for Now, but the Threat Lingers The deal the U.S. and Mexico struck to prevent the U.S. from imposing tariffs largely reaffirms the countries’ commitments to existing measures on immigration but will allow Washington to keep up pressure on Mexico....
2019-06-09 13:32

USA on course for glory at the Women's World Cup — but its era of dominance may be under threat The U.S. has the chance take home the FIFA Women's Soccer World Cup on Sunday for a fourth time, but on the evidence of the 2019 tournament its era of dominance may struggle to be extended....
2019-07-05 13:16

Citibank Corporate Office Evacuated Following Threat FLORENCE, Ky. (WLWT) — A Citibank Corporate office in northern Kentucky was evacuated due to a threat Monday, according to WLWT. Police are investigating after the office in Florence received a call around 9 a.m. for a threat made toward the Citibank...
2019-06-10 16:32

Tracking Weekend Flash Flood Threat A slow moving upper low (cold air aloft) is really going to put a damper on your weekend as it crawls over the Ohio Valley. A flash flood watch is in effect through Sunday evening. Multiple rounds of showers and storms firing on and off Friday, Satur...
2019-06-07 12:16

Trump levels new tariff threat against China The president threatened to impose large tariffs on $300 billion in imports if Chinese leader Xi Jinping does not meet with him in Japan later this month, showing how he plans to immediately pivot from his trade war with Mexico back to Beijing....
2019-06-11 09:32

Prosecutor: Charges against ex-deputy no threat to police FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor says the decision to charge a former sheriff’s deputy with child neglect and culpable negligence for failure to confront the Parkland school shooter is unique and would generally not apply to la...
2019-06-07 23:16

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
2019-05-22 21:00

Chinatown residents protest ‘tin can’ sculpture following Dog-Man fiasco Chinatown residents want to kick the city’s $1 million “tin can” art installation far down the road. A year after community barking killed a city-installed “Dog-Man” statue, officials are floating another public sculpture that residents say has no co...
2019-07-20 22:32

Albanian opposition resume protest to oust PM Albanian opposition supporters rallied on Monday in their tenth national protest since February to pressure Prime Minister Edi Rama to quit over what they say is election fraud....
2019-07-09 00:16

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, civil society groups in Sudan have said.Previous estimates put the number of...
2019-06-05 14:32

Pensioners to protest against loss of free TV licence Pensioners across the country are planning to march on their local BBC offices later in protest against the corporation's plans to axe free TV licences for the over-75s....
2019-06-21 08:32

Kazakhstan updates tally of protest arrests to nearly 4,000 Kazakhstan's interior minister has updated the tally of arrests during protests before and after the presidential election earlier this month to nearly 4,000 people....
2019-06-18 11:16

Hawaiians protest giant telescope build Demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope. Scientists hope the telescope will help answer questions about the universe, but some Native Hawaiians consider the land holy. (Jul...
2019-07-16 04:32

Trump protest to take place during Portsmouth D-Day service Anti-Trump activists are planning a demonstration during a service in Portsmouth honouring those who lost their lives fighting for their country on D-Day....
2019-06-05 11:48

Women In Switzerland Launch Massive Protest Against Pay Gap Several hundred thousand purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities on Friday, as women across the......
2019-06-15 07:16

2 men get prison for Auschwitz slain sheep protest WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish court has sentenced two Belarusian men to prison for organizing a 2017 stunt in which young adults stripped naked at Auschwitz and chained themselves together to the “Arbeit Macht Frei” gate as one man slaug...
2019-05-28 14:32

Police investigate after US flag removed during protest DENVER (AP) — Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identify protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag in front of an immigration detention center in suburban Denver, tried to burn it and replaced it wit...
2019-07-15 00:32

China Says Lodged 'Solemn' Protest With US Over Huawei China berated the United States for "bullying" Huawei on Thursday as Panasonic joined a parade of foreign companies reviewing their ties with the telecom giant....
2019-05-23 23:16

Bastille Day inspired French civil protest. Here's why. Bastille Day, marked on the 14th of July,celebrates the seizure of justice from tyrannical powers. Here's the run down on Bastille Day's history, and the resistance it inspired long after....
2019-07-13 14:16

More than 20 arrested at Moscow protest after reporter freed MOSCOW (AP) — Police and hundreds of demonstrators are facing off in central Moscow at an unauthorized march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile detention of a Russian journalist. More than 20 demonstrators have been detained, accord...
2019-06-12 13:16

Russian police detain more than 500 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 500 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
2019-06-13 01:16

Trump to Be Greeted by Pomp and Protest on U.K. Visit President Trump’s arrival in Britain for a state visit this week is expected to lay bare some of the uncertainties surrounding both Brexit and the U.K.’s security relations with the U.S....
2019-06-02 14:48

The Latest: Trump’s UK opponents set to protest over visit LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe (all times local): 8:35 a.m. As Prime Minister Theresa May meets President Donald Trump in Downing St., leaders of Britain’s political opposition will be joining protest...
2019-06-04 10:00

SPA: two killed as Sudanese military breaks up protest Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least two people and wounding several others, a local professionals association said....
2019-06-03 12:32

Unsettling, but Mansion House was not a violent protest As I joined the 350 or so guests arriving at the Lord Mayor of London's residence, at the Mansion House last night, there was little inkling of the disruption that was to come....
2019-06-22 04:48

How a Self-Taught Art Curator Became a Gay Rights Champion ‘I had no vision at all,’ said Charles W. Leslie, who co-founded the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 50 years ago. ‘It had to do with some vague concept of gay liberation.’...
2019-06-22 01:00

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
2019-05-22 10:32

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously restricting people’s freedoms, according to a new report that warns of a growing repression around the...
2019-05-21 14:38

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. people....
2019-06-02 00:48

U.S. to approve Huawei sales where there is no threat to national security The U.S. government said it will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China’s Huawei where there is no threat to national security.Read More...
2019-07-10 09:32

Pence dodges saying climate change is threat to the country WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence won’t say whether climate change is a threat to the United States. On Sunday the vice president sat down with CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” Tapper pointed to an assessment made by the Director...
2019-06-23 22:16

Why Europe needs to monitor China's rare earths threat European manufacturers will need to keep an eye on China's "near-monopoly" on the extraction and supply of rare earth minerals as they move toward electric power, experts have told CNBC....
2019-06-06 07:16

Iran is ready for any threat to territory, says foreign ministry Iran showed no sign of backing down Saturday in the standoff with the United States over the downing of a drone, insisting that it was ready to counter any threats or aggression against its territory....
2019-06-22 13:16

Raptors' collective threat overwhelms ailing Warriors The Toronto Raptors showcased their strength in depth that undermanned Golden State could not match on Wednesday, taking full advantage of their status as the deeper and healthier team in the NBA Finals....
2019-06-06 09:48

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparking a wildfire....
2019-06-09 06:32

Police detail man’s threat behind panic at DC LGBTQ parade WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say a man threatened another person with a BB gun during an LGBTQ pride parade in the nation’s capital, setting off a panic that sent hundreds of people running in fear. Aftabjit Singh was arrested after Saturday evenin...
2019-06-09 21:32

10 most urgent cases of journalists under threat: June 2019 Journalists serve the public by speaking truth to power, a pursuit which puts some reporters in peril. Here's a list of the 10 most urgent cases for June 2019, published by the One Free Press Coalition....
2019-06-03 16:32

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
2019-06-08 18:32

Grieve faces deselection threat over Brexit stance The Pro-EU MP Dominic Grieve is facing possible deselection by local Conservative members following another confidence vote over his stance on Brexit....
2019-06-08 14:16

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

Man Is Charged in Twitter Threat to Lynch Muslim Lawyer A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52. He is accused of threatening a man who is now running for office in Virginia....
2019-07-02 09:16

Border Arrests Climb Amid Threat of Tariffs New figures showed U.S. apprehensions at the southern border rose sharply, as Mexican and U.S. officials ended their first day of talks Wednesday without a deal to head off tariffs President Trump has threatened on Mexico....
2019-06-06 06:48

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the virus....
2019-06-14 04:32

U.S. Farmers See More Trouble in Fresh Mexico Tariff Threat Farm groups warned the White House against proposed new tariffs on Mexico, predicting they could trigger retaliatory trade actions from Mexico and again impede exports to one of the top markets for U.S. crops and meat....
2019-06-01 02:01

Conservatives: Government, not big tech, is still the biggest threat to liberty Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, is becoming a rising star in the GOP by taking on big tech. As the youngest member of the Senate, Hawley appears a rare member of Congress actually capable of discussing tech issues in a competent way. His latest f...
2019-06-27 19:00

Trump's Threat of Tariffs on Mexico Prompts Outcry A day after President Trump threatened across-the-board tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t stem the flow of migrants into the U.S., business groups and lawmakers expressed opposition and Mexico said it would meet to explore a diplomatic solution....
2019-06-01 02:01

Jaguar Land Rover's stunning turnaround is under threat Tata Motors bought the troubled Jaguar and Land Rover brands from Ford in 2008, and ushered both brands into perhaps their most successful era in recent history. But shrinking markets in China and other challenges threaten the automakers again....
2019-06-21 15:00

Mexico president: won’t react desperately to Trump threat FILE- In this April 9, 2019, file photo, trucks wait to cross the border with the U.S. in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. In a surprise announcement that could compromise a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% t...
2019-05-31 17:16

Mexico president: won't react desperately to Trump threat Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says Mexico won't respond to U.S. President Donald Trump's threat of coercive tariffs with desperation, but instead will push for dialogue....
2019-05-31 17:00

Trump administration admits that the threat of Huawei spying was enough for a ban It seems the Trump administration has finally explained the rationale for its actions against Huawei that culminated in a sweeping ban of US companies doing business with the Chinese consumer electronics giant. A ban that also led to a series of news...
2019-07-06 05:16

How Trump’s Mexico threat imperils his own economic agenda WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s vow to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports risks sabotaging not just his drive to forge more favorable trade deals but also a U.S. economy that he says has strengthened under his watch. Trump’s...
2019-06-01 06:32

The Latest: ‘Militia threat’ shuts down Oregon statehouse SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Oregon Senate Republicans to protest legislation to address climate change (all times local): 7:20 p.m. A “possible militia threat” is shutting down the Oregon statehouse amid an ongoing walko...
2019-06-22 06:16

Republicans look to make Biden pay for downplaying China threat Republicans see Joe Biden's dismissive comments about China as a weakness to be exploited, turning his foreign policy resume into a campaign weakness....
2019-06-07 07:32

Trump still hangs tariff threat over Mexico despite deal STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he may renew his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues. Trump says in a series of tweets Sunday that, “if for some unknown reason” such coop...
2019-06-09 17:48

Viagogo faces new court threat over ticket resales Viagogo, the ticket resale website, is facing further court action after it was accused of failing to comply with an order relating to its treatment of consumers....
2019-07-04 17:16

Vehicle fire ‘creates threat to life’ near Tombstone TOMBSTONE, Ariz. – A fire warning has been issued for Cochise County after a blaze near Davis Road threatened a Tombstone home Friday. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the blaze was ignited on wildland by a vehicle fire near ...
2019-07-06 08:00

Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion over Mnangagwa threat A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emmerson Mnangagwa would be overthrown before the next election in 2023....
2019-07-09 17:16

Trump pushes back on Iran nuke threat President Trump on Wednesday punched back at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after he defiantly declared that his country would increase the level of enriched uranium by “any amount we want,” rejecting pleas from European powers to uphold the terms ...
2019-07-04 09:32

Canada waste returns home after Philippines' war threat More than 60 containers full of garbage have returned to the western shores of Canada after being stranded for years in the Philippines. The incident sparked a diplomatic dispute and the prospect of an armed conflict....
2019-06-30 05:16

‘Prospective Threat’ of Chinese Spying Justifies Huawei Ban, U.S. Says Government lawyers argued in a court filing this week that proof of wrongdoing by the Chinese tech giant was not required to justify barring federal agencies from using its gear....
2019-07-05 20:01

Mexico ETFs rebound after U.S. tariff threat diffused Mexico-focused exchange-traded funds (ETF) jumped as much as 3 percent on Monday after the country struck a deal with the United States on Friday to avert a tariff war....
2019-06-10 13:32

FBI increases focus on domestic terrorism threat: official The FBI, focused intently for years on combating terrorism from abroad, is turning more attention to home-grown, U.S. domestic violent extremists, a senior FBI counterterrorism official said on Thursday....
2019-05-24 00:48

"Shouldn't Take It Seriously": Centre Downplays Al Qaeda Chief's Threat Days after al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri released a video calling for "unrelenting blows" on India, the central government today brushed it off as just another routine threat that needn't be taken......
2019-07-11 18:48

Turkey to buy Russian S-400 missiles, undeterred by US sanction threat The US has urged Turkey to drop its purchase of Russia's S-400 missile defense system. But Turkey has refused to back away from the deal, saying Turkish soldiers are about to receive training on how to use it....
2019-05-22 19:48

Automakers to Trump: Cars are not a national security threat If the negotiation had taken place at a car dealership, it would have ended with the customer walking away — without the keys to a new vehicle in hand....
2019-05-21 17:48

Churches jump into action with threat of immigration sweeps CHICAGO — As a nationwide immigration crackdown loomed, religious leaders across the country used their pulpits Sunday to quell concerns in immigrant communities and spring into action to help those potentially threatened by the operation. A Chicago ...
2019-07-16 14:48

Why one leadership expert says Boeing is headed for an existential threat Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management senior associate dean for leadership studies, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what he's expecting from the Boeing hearings on Capitol Hill regarding the grounded 737 Max....
2019-05-21 19:32

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
2019-05-21 16:00

Man, released from prison after being deemed too old to be a threat, convicted in another killing The 77-year-old man served decades in prison for stabbing his wife and is now being convicted of an almost identical crime.        ...
2019-07-21 01:48

Machine mind hack: The new threat that could scupper the AI revolution Even tiny tweaks to data can confuse AI algorithms, potentially arming cyber attackers with a way to undermine everything from image recognition to driverless cars...
2019-05-21 18:16

Is Huawei a Security Threat? Vietnam Isn’t Taking Any Chances As the world splits along U.S.-China fault lines, telecom companies in Vietnam appear to be quietly avoiding the Chinese tech giant in their 5G plans....
2019-07-18 17:16

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is Its Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
2019-07-11 22:16

Taiwan president in U.S. after warning of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and the island faced threats from "overseas forces," in a veiled reference to China....
2019-07-11 22:16

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
2019-05-21 15:16

Destruction of nature is as big a threat to humanity as climate change A million species are threatened by human activity, but it's not too late to save what's left of our planet's biodiversity, says a major new UN report...
2019-05-21 23:32

The Latest: Pelosi suggests ‘intervention’ over Trump threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats (all times local): 11:35 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is suggesting an “intervention” with President Donald Trump after he vowed to not work with Congre...
2019-05-23 18:16

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

Crowds descend on Liberia's capital to protest president Witnesses say scores of demonstrators are descending on Liberia's capital to protest former soccer star-turned-President George Weah and the West African country's economic woes....
2019-06-07 16:00

Rebecca Solnit: 'Every protest shifts the world's balance' Two hundred years after the Peterloo massacre, which led to the founding of the Manchester Guardian, protest is shaping our political moment. Where do we go from here?Scale it up and it’s revolution; scale it down and it’s individual non-cooperation ...
2019-06-01 15:16

Amazon workers are reportedly planning a Prime Day protest Amazon employees in Minnesota are reportedly planning a strike on Prime Day this year, as the company is promoting its faster delivery options but not giving its workers enough credit, they say....
2019-07-08 19:16

Hawaiian Elders Arrested in Protest of Telescope Construction When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
2019-07-18 12:00

Teamsters protest Rocket Mortgage Classic for better wages A union leader says seven employees at the Detroit Golf Club are willing to strike at the start of the Rocket Mortgage Classic if they don't get a new contract        ...
2019-06-27 19:48

Bizarre sit-down protest during promotion play-off in Argentina – video San Jorge de Tucaman players held a sit-down protest during a match against Alvarado de Mar del Plata in the second match of a promotion play-off in Argentina. The players protested against what they considered to be a bad performance by the referee,...
2019-06-27 19:48

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters gathered in the capital in protest at the result....
2019-05-21 17:16

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest Against Disinvestment In Rajya Sabha Trinamool Congress members in Rajya Sabha on Monday sought to disrupt proceedings of the House by entering the well and raising slogans to protest disinvestment of public sector companies....
2019-07-08 14:48

Protest at Oregon Capitol as climate bill stalls Hundreds of people rallied Thursday at the Statehouse in Oregon to show support for Republican Senators who walked out to block a climate change bill. (June 27)        ...
2019-06-28 09:48

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh vote as hundreds protest Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
2019-06-09 12:00