HILLSIDEQUADRANEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Hour 2019-07-14 11:32

Family of Loujain al-Hathloul fight to free imprisoned Saudi activist

Relatives hope raising awareness in the US can help end detention of Hathloul who battled the ban on women driving When Lina al-Hathloul learned her sister, the Saudi activist Louj...

Family of Loujain al-Hathloul fight to free imprisoned Saudi activist

Source: theguardian.com

Jailed Saudi activist ‘offered release in return for denying torture,’ family says Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison in exchange for a video statement denying reports she was tortured in custody, her family said on Tuesday....
2019-08-13 23:48

Jailed Saudi activist rejects deal to deny torture for release, says family Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a release deal that would have granted her freedom in exchange for denying reports that she was tortured in prison, her family said....
2019-08-14 18:32

Jailed Saudi Activist Told To Deny Torture In Release Deal, Says Family Loujain al-Hathloul, an imprisoned women's rights activist in Saudi Arabia, refused an offer of freedom in exchange for recording a videotaped statement testifying that she had not been tortured, her......
2019-08-15 06:16

Saudi woman activist rejects release deal tied to denying torture: family Prominent Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison in exchange for a video statement denying reports she was tortured in custody, her family said on Tuesday....
2019-08-13 20:16

Family of US citizen imprisoned in Lebanon pleads for his release: ‘This is a cry for help’  Amer Fakhoury, a naturalized U.S. citizen, was arrested in his native Lebanon during a family trip last month after a Hezbollah-backed newspaper accused him of torturing Hezbollah and Palestinian prisoners in the 1980s and 1990s....
2019-10-12 17:48

Livanos family dishes on cooking show ‘Family Food Fight’ The Livanos family from Armonk hopes they’re cooking on all cylinders for Thursday night’s episode of ABC’s “Family Food Fight.” The new cooking/challenge competition series (9 p.m.) pits eight families against each other as they whip up family recip...
2019-06-27 18:48

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

| Family says Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah beaten in jail A leading Egyptian activist who was arrested amid a recent clampdown following anti-government protests has been beaten, threatened and stripped to his underwear while in custody, according to his family....
2019-10-11 10:16

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as historic anti-government protests rocked the city....
2019-06-17 13:32

Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan will fight Indian Neeraj Goyat in a country Amnesty International claims has an “abysmal” human rights record The post Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-07 15:48

Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia After Amir Khan's original opponent is involved in a car accident, former featherweight Billy Dib is called in for Saudi Arabia fight The post Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-27 18:48

Pose dances through an explosive family fight “Families fight,” Blanca tells Angel in “Revelations.” It’s the most succinct summary of the episode, which deftly examines the ways secrets, lies, and betrayals destabilize families. Pose so often deals with family. Sometimes that means dealing with...
2019-08-07 13:48

Amnesty says Anthony Joshua is being duped over Saudi Arabia fight • Women, lawyers and Shias are being targeted, Joshua is warned• ‘Saudi Arabia is in midst of sweeping human rights crackdown’Amnesty International has warned Anthony Joshua that he is being duped by the authorities in Saudi Arabia, where he will be ...
2019-09-11 18:32

Saudi rights no concern for Anthony Joshua's fight promoter Putting profits ahead of politics, the promoter of heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua is dismissing concerns over the decision to contest a championship fight in Saudi Arabia....
2019-08-13 16:00

Joshua promoter defends Saudi fight as game changer for boxing Anthony Joshua's promoter has defended a decision to stage the Briton's heavyweight title rematch with Mexican-American world champion Andy Ruiz Jr. in Saudi Arabia and said it could change boxing forever....
2019-08-13 02:16

Joshua-Ruiz fight promoter defends Saudi Arabia venue There was “The Rumble in the Jungle” and “The Thrilla in Manila.” Now we await the “The Clash on the Dunes.” Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz will face each other again Dec. 7 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, and promoter Eddie Hearn is making it clear there sh...
2019-08-24 02:00

Saudi King's Bodyguard Shot Dead After Fight With Acquaintance, 7 Injured A personal bodyguard of Saudi Arabia's King Salman has been shot dead and seven others wounded, including security forces, during an altercation at a friend's home, authorities said Sunday....
2019-09-29 15:00

Chinese Army Veteran's Fight To Reunite With Family In India When Chinese army veteran Wang Qi was captured in 1963 after he strayed into the Indian territory, little did he know that it would take him decades to make his way back home. He would spend the next......
2019-08-30 19:32

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
2019-05-22 22:48

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the kingdom’s royal family. Sena...
2019-07-10 18:48

Family Of Hyderabad Woman, Who Died In Saudi, Seeks Sushma Swaraj's Help The relatives of a 26-year-old woman, who died in Saudi Arabia, have sought External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's help in bringing back her mortal remains....
2019-05-22 10:16

Anthony Joshua defends desert fight and points to Saudi Arabia ‘reforms’ • Joshua says he wanted Andy Ruiz Jr rematch in New York or UK • ‘There’s pressure, being an ambassador for boxing’Anthony Joshua, touching down briefly in New York, desperately wanted to return to the scene of the crime to reclaim his world heavywei...
2019-09-06 02:48

FIFA and Premier League Document Saudi Link in BeIN Piracy Fight A report financed by FIFA, two of its confederations and several top European leagues traced the signal of a large-scale piracy operation. Stopping its broadcasts has proved far more difficult....
2019-09-16 20:16

Tyson Fury to fight WWE wrestler Braun Strowman in Saudi Arabia on October 31 Former unified world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will switch boxing for professional wrestling this month to fight Braun Strowman at a WWE event....
2019-10-12 03:00

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of location for his next fight in the face of human rights concerns by claiming Saudi Arabia is undergoi...
2019-06-06 19:00

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

Palestinian family evicted from East Jerusalem home after court fight A Palestinian family in an East Jerusalem neighborhood was forcibly evicted from their home Wednesday after losing an appeal last month to a right-wing settlement organization....
2019-07-10 23:32

Kathryn Murdoch Steps Out of the Family Shadow to Fight Climate Change You know her last name, and her father-in-law, Rupert, the conservative media mogul. Now, she hopes to remove partisan obstacles to climate progress that her family’s empire helped build....
2019-09-26 13:32

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-07-10 17:48

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the......
2019-07-11 07:16

Joshua vs Ruiz title fight in Saudi Arabia will 'change boxing forever,' promoter says Mexican fighter Ruiz was a massive underdog when he first beat Joshua at Madison Square Garden in June to claim three of the four major heavyweight titles....
2019-08-13 23:16

Eddie Hearn warns Andy Ruiz Jr to honour Saudi venue for Joshua fight • Ruiz said: ‘We’re going to bring rematch back here in the US’• Tyson Fury backs world champion to repeat his June victoryEddie Hearn has warned Andy Ruiz Jr he must honour the contract for his rematch with Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia after the M...
2019-08-15 02:48

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2019-09-18 00:16

Mike Pence urges Saudi Arabia to free blogger Raif Badawi Washington, which usually refrains from criticizing human rights violations in Saudi Arabia, has called for the release of blogger Raif Badawi. The writer was whipped and sentenced to prison for "insulting Islam."...
2019-07-19 07:16

Free admission to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens for vets and family members ORLANDO, Fla. (WESH) — Active duty and retired military members and their families can spend a day at SeaWorld or Busch Gardens for free this summer. Beginning Monday through July 15, United States veterans and families can enjoy free admission to Se...
2019-05-21 18:16

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr still have time to rethink Saudi Arabia fight | Kevin Mitchell The two fighters should look to boxing history before signing up to their world heavyweight rematch in the Middle EastIt is nearly 45 years since the Rumble in the Jungle – and still the myth of that wild night lingers, dangerously ignored.There is m...
2019-08-10 22:00

Texas Rangers offer free tickets to family who says they were harassed at game over weekend Jessica Romero's family was subjected to anti-Hispanic remarks at a Texas Rangers game Saturday. The team has offered free tickets and apologized.       ...
2019-08-08 02:32

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
2019-05-30 05:00

IHOP's special Halloween menu features Addams Family spooky meals and Kids Eat Free deal IHOP announced a kids eat free deal and a menu inspired by the upcoming animated movie, The Addams Family. Menu items include Wednesday’s Web-Cakes.       ...
2019-09-17 13:32

Boxing News at Five: Golovkin and Derevyanchenko could fight for Alvarez’s IBF belt, Wilder hopes Ortiz is drug-free for rematch Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez could be about to lose another of his middleweight belts, and Deontay Wilder says it would be "selfish" if Luis Ortiz cheats again The post Boxing News at Five: Golovkin and Derevyanchenko could fight for Alvarez’s IBF belt, Wil...
2019-07-09 19:32

The Latest: HRW says imprisoned Morsi’s death ‘predictable’ CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s death during a court hearing (all times local): 7:05 p.m. A leading rights group has said the death of imprisoned former President Mohammad Morsi was tragic but “predic...
2019-06-17 19:16

Fortaleza Ozama, Where Columbus Was Imprisoned for Being a Tyrant The language and culture of many of the Caribbean islands reflects four centuries of Spain’s presence in the region... ...
2019-07-23 05:16

For Kids, Free Time Equals Screen Time---So Parents Fight Back To get kids off screens, experts are advising parents to structure their kids’ time, marking a retreat from past advice that children be given unfettered downtime....
2019-07-23 12:48

Reporters in Turkey adopt a new beat: Imprisoned journalists Three years ago, a failed coup in Turkey led to a media crackdown. Since then, journalists have banded together to document the cases of reporters imprisoned or changed with crimes against the state....
2019-07-15 07:32

People Of Kashmir "Imprisoned" In Their Own Homes On Eid: Sitaram Yechury CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Monday alleged that the people of Kashmir have been kept "imprisoned" in their own homes and warned the government that the impact of changing Jammu and......
2019-08-12 11:32

| Six Shi'ites dead in Nigeria clashes over imprisoned leader At least six Shi'ite Muslim protesters were killed in clashes with Nigerian police in the capital Abuja, witnesses said, the latest deadly violence over the detention of a pro-Iranian religious leader....
2019-07-24 02:16

Forest Gate stabbing: Family of father killed in street fight warn of 'normalisation' of knife crime The family of a father who was stabbed to death in a street fight paid tribute today as they urged action to prevent knife crime becoming "normalised" in London....
2019-05-31 15:32

Nizar Zakka: Iran frees US resident imprisoned for espionage Nizar Zakka, a US permanent resident and Lebanese businessman, said his incarceration in Iran was a case of "kidnapping." Although the US sent well-wishes, it was Lebanon that secured his release....
2019-06-12 05:32

Nigerian military, Shiite protesters clash over imprisoned cleric Nigerian security forces resorted to violence this week to end Shiite Muslim protests in Abuja. Tensions are high after at least eight people were killed in the clashes....
2019-07-24 17:32

Turkey Frees American NASA Scientist Imprisoned for 2 Years The scientist, Serkan Golge, 39, a Turkish-American citizen, was arrested while visiting his family in southern Turkey in 2016. His wife confirmed that he had been released....
2019-05-30 01:16

Imprisoned Nigeria's Shiite leader granted medical leave Nigeria's imprisoned Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky has been granted permission to travel to India for medical treatment, a spokesman confirmed to CNN on Monday....
2019-08-05 21:16

Lawyer for imprisoned Tanzanian journalist seeks plea bargain The lawyer for a prominent Tanzanian journalist arrested more than two months ago told a court on Friday he is pursuing a plea bargain, in a case that has attracted international attention to what critics say is Tanzania's tightening control of the m...
2019-10-11 16:16

Cancer Recurs for Navy Veteran Imprisoned in Iran, Diplomats Say Michael R. White, a California man arrested in Iran last year, had a cancerous lesion removed by Iranian doctors. “I am afraid he will die there,” his mother says....
2019-09-01 04:16

Giuliani consulted on Ukraine with imprisoned Paul Manafort via a lawyer The president’s attorney is promoting a narrative that the real story of 2016 is not Russian interference to elect Trump, but Ukrainian efforts to support Hillary Clinton. ...
2019-10-04 08:48

El Salvador takes aim at imprisoned gang leaders ability to make calls It will be much harder for El Salvador's prison population, including gang leaders, to communicate with those on the outside after the government on Friday ordered mobile telephone service providers to disable their signals in the facilities....
2019-06-22 08:48

Canada's Trudeau exonerates Cree chief wrongly imprisoned in 1885 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has been criticized by some indigenous communities, on Thursday apologized and posthumously exonerated a Cree chief unjustly imprisoned for treason more than 130 years ago....
2019-05-23 23:16

Teen’s strep throat infection causes rare psychiatric condition: 'He’s imprisoned in his own mind' A 15-year-old British teen who suffered from a throat infection in June has since developed a rare psychiatric condition that causes involuntary outbursts and tics. ...
2019-09-25 02:32

Andrew Yang vows mass pardon to all imprisoned for nonviolent marijuana offenses Entrepreneur and Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told a crowd in New Hampshire on Friday that he would pardon every prison inmate convicted of non-violent marijuana offenses if he was elected....
2019-08-17 02:16

Wife of American Imprisoned in Iran Cites ASAP Rocky in Plea for Trump’s Help “I believe the ordeal of my husband and other unjust detention cases deserve the same level of attention,” said Hua Qu. Her husband has been imprisoned for three years in Iran....
2019-08-08 22:16

Senior North Korea official thought imprisoned by Kim Jong Un pictured at concert with dictator A senior North Korean official who was involved in denuclearization talks with President Trump enjoyed a concert with dictator Kim Jong Un, state media reported....
2019-06-03 05:32

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian Imprisoned in Iran, Has Been Moved to a Psychiatric Ward The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman who has been in jail in Iran for more than three years, says she has been moved to a hospital psychiatric ward, according to the BBC. The 40-year-old aid worker ended a 15-day hunger s...
2019-07-17 14:32

Britain's Johnson, in talks with Iran's Rouhani, urges release of imprisoned dual nationals British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for the immediate release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and other dual nationals imprisoned in Iran during a meeting with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani in New York on Tuesday, a Downing Street spokesperson...
2019-09-25 04:48

Ayesha Curry: On her new show, 'Family Food Fight,' and what Stephen Curry cooks for her Host Ayesha Curry talks about the diversity on ABC's 'Family Food Fight,' cooking with her kids and what she and husband Stephen make for each other.        ...
2019-06-20 04:48

Woman Imprisoned For Killing Pregnant Girlfriend Of Chicago Bears Pro Bowler Asks For Murder Conviction To Be Tossed One of Chicagoland’s great murder mysteries, the one surrounding the 2007 killing of Rhoni Reuter, the pregnant girlfriend of ex–Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle, may have new life. Marni Yang, another girlfriend of Gayle’s who is now in prison for killing R...
2019-10-02 21:48

Iran judiciary spokesman says court agrees to release US permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran judiciary spokesman says court agrees to release US permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials. The post Iran judiciary spokesman says court agrees to release US permanent resident imprisoned for years to L...
2019-06-11 10:32

Roku adds 'Kids & Family' destination to its free-to-watch Roku Channel The Roku Channel now has 7,000 free movies and TV shows for children and families to stream on Roku sticks, devices and smart televisions.       ...
2019-08-19 19:16

Saudi-Led coalition attacks military targets in Houthi-controlled Sanaa: Saudi TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen launched an attack on Monday on military targets in the capital Sanaa, which is controlled by the Houthi movement, Saudi state TV reported....
2019-08-19 23:16

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state TV said on Saturday....
2019-06-15 03:48

Saudi-led coalition hits Houthi positions in Yemen's Sanaa: Saudi state TV A Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes on Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa, Saudi state television reported early on Saturday, part of an escalation of tit-for-tat strikes that has stoked regional tensions....
2019-06-15 11:48

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi airport, killing one person The Saudi-led military coalition engaged in Yemen said that the Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a "terrorist" attack on Abha airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday, killing one person and wounding seven others....
2019-06-23 23:32

Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport wounds 26: Saudi-led coalition The Saudi-led military coalition said it would make a firm response to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday which wounded 26 people....
2019-06-12 12:48

Trump tells Saudi leader US ready to help protect Saudi security - SPA U.S. President Donald Trump told Saudi Arabia's crown prince that Washington was ready to cooperate with the kingdom to protect its security, following drone attacks on Saudi oil plants on Saturday, state news agency SPA reported....
2019-09-15 03:00

Saudi-based Islamic group condemns attack on Saudi airport The Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation has condemned the Houthi rebel attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha regional airport, which wounded 26, and said it supported Saudi policies aimed at countering "the forces of darkness and terrorism."...
2019-06-13 18:32

Trump tells Saudi leader U.S. ready to help protect Saudi security: SPA U.S. President Donald Trump told Saudi Arabia's crown prince that Washington was ready to cooperate with the kingdom to protect its security, following drone attacks on Saudi oil plants on Saturday, state news agency SPA reported....
2019-09-14 21:48

Saudi air defenses intercept two Houthi drones: Saudi press agency Saudi air defenses intercepted two Houthi drones, one of them targeting a residential area in the southern city of Abha, the Saudi press agency said on Tuesday, citing the Saudi-led coalition....
2019-06-18 07:32

Saudi Arabia implements end to travel restrictions for Saudi women: agency Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday, following a flurry of royal decrees approving the changes....
2019-08-20 19:16

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one expat, Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded seven others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in Yemen said....
2019-06-23 23:32

Yemen's Houthis say attacked Saudi border frontline, no immediate Saudi confirmation Yemen's Houthi movement said on Saturday it had carried out an attack near the border with the southern Saudi region of Najran and captured several army officers, but there was no immediate confirmation from Saudi Arabian authorities....
2019-09-28 17:16

Twitter Bans Saudi Official Implicated in Khashoggi Murder, Hundreds of Other Pro-Saudi Accounts Twitter on Friday said it had “removed or suspended thousands of accounts with ties to governments in the Middle East,” including a former close media adviser to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who reportedly ran a pro-regime online troll army...
2019-09-22 17:16

Defense Secretary Mark Esper spoke with Saudi, Iraqi leaders about attack on Saudi oil supply "The United States military, with our interagency team, is working with our partners to address this unprecedented attack and defend the international rules-based order that is being undermined by Iran," Esper tweeted....
2019-09-16 22:48

‘We Will Fight Back.’ Immigration Groups Vow to Fight Trump Restrictions on Green Cards Immigration groups vowed to fight a Trump Administration plan to deny green cards to applicants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms of public assistance, as experts warned the change would disproportionately affect low-income immigrants. St...
2019-08-13 11:48

Anthony Joshua fight prize money: How much will AJ make from Andy Ruiz Jr fight? ANTHONY JOSHUA is making his US debut against Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden tonight, but how much will the heavyweight champion pocket in prize money?...
2019-06-02 05:48

'Survivor' producer imprisoned in Mexico for his wife's death is released, back in U.S. Former "Survivor" producer Bruce Beresford-Redman, convicted of killing his wife in 2010, has been released from a Mexican prison, is back in the U.S.        ...
2019-09-11 22:48

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused. The post Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination p...
2019-06-20 13:32

China ready for U.S. trade talks, but ‘if they want to fight we will fight’: ambassador China's new ambassador to the United Nations says that U.S. sanctions and increasing tariffs hurt China and the world, and definitely are not "in the long-term interest of the United States."...
2019-08-03 01:32

Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight Although "cleared to fight", should Dillian Whyte have been allowed to box Oscar Rivas on July 20? Elliot Worsell investigates The post Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-31 23:16

Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ Richard Williams, ‘The Secret’ reflects on his career, what he’s learned and fighting Sergio Martinez twice. He speaks to John Dennen The post Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ appeared firs...
2019-08-09 15:48

Boxing News at Five: Smith says a fight against Eubank Jnr “has to happen”, Fury sold just 3,577 tickets for Wallin fight in Las Vegas Callum Smith could be fighting back-to-back Brits this year and next, while Tyson Fury vs. Otto Wallin bombed at the Vegas box office The post Boxing News at Five: Smith says a fight against Eubank Jnr “has to happen”, Fury sold just 3,577 tickets fo...
2019-09-25 20:16

World’s coolest family recreates iconic album covers for family photos Sure, maybe your family tried to get cute with the annual Christmas card picture, putting a Santa hat on the dog or some such whimsy. Sorry, but that doesn’t hold a candle to the Robinson family. Photographer Mike Levad posted on Bored Panda, “Over t...
2019-09-16 21:16

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
2019-06-15 02:16

Photo-bomber flashes bare chest in background of grieving family at state park, Texas family says A Texas woman is seeking the identity of a photo -bomber who ruined her family’s weekend trip to a state park to remember a family member who died by flashing her bare breasts in the background of a group photo....
2019-07-16 09:48

US-Saudi relations have 'always been about energy': Saudi prince Saudi Arabian Prince Turki Al-Faisal says the oil market "binds the world together" and what happens in the kingdom affects other countries. He also says it's surprising that the U.S. would abandon its allies in Syria....
2019-10-14 03:16

Your guide to a meatless, dairy-free and gluten-free Fourth of July barbecue It's never been easier to have a meatless Fourth of July BBQ as vegan products go mainstream. Even your dairy and gluten free friends will be happy.       ...
2019-06-28 14:16

Make Sugar-Free, Preservative-Free Jam At Home Mausambi (Sweet Lime) Summer is the best time to make this jam as mausambi is available during this season, so you can make the jam without adding any artificial preservatives...
2019-05-31 18:16

YouTube TV free trial: get a free month with Verizon phone deals now If you're in the market for a new phone and a cheap streaming service, then you've come to the right place. Verizon is currently offering a free month of YouTube TV when you purchase a new phone on Verizon Unlimited. This allows you to stre...
2019-08-03 02:32

The Division 2 Free Weekend Start Time: PS4, Xbox and PC game goes free to play today The Division 2 is free to play for the next few days. Don't miss your chance to jump into one of the best games of the year without penny a single penny....
2019-06-13 09:48

Sky Sports TV is FREE: How to stream Arsenal vs Newcastle for free with PS4 PS Plus deal? PS4 PS PLUS members can grab themselves an epic deal on Sky Sports and it means you can enjoy the start of the Premier League season without paying a single penny extra...
2019-08-11 16:00

Get a SIM-free Samsung S10e and free headphones from £319 with this brilliant deal We're always scouting out the best deals on the world's best tech. That means that we can say with certainty that when a deal catches our eye, it is one well worth going for. The most recent apple of our eye comes from Samsung with an offer...
2019-06-13 00:16

Radio Free Europe Is Poised to Return to a Less Free Hungary The return of the Cold War-era service, which was used to combat authoritarianism, is likely to be taken as an affront by the Orban government and, perhaps, President Trump....
2019-09-06 19:32

Sky Sports TV for FREE: How to stream Spurs vs Villa for free with PS4 PS Plus deal? PS4 PS PLUS members can grab themselves an epic deal on Sky Sports and it means you can enjoy the start of the Premier League season without paying a single penny extra...
2019-08-10 15:48

After free agency free-for-all, NBA implements stiffer tampering rules League commissioner Adam Silver expressed the league’s desire to “ensure that we’re creating a culture of compliance” and a “level playing field” in free agency....
2019-09-21 04:16

Oculus's Cord-Free VR System Is About to Be Controller-Free, Too The Oculus Quest has been out for a few months, and while Mark Zuckerberg told the crowd at Oculus Connect 6 that Facebook is selling its standalone VR headset as fast as the company can make them, Facebook is planning to add some major features incl...
2019-09-26 00:32

'Family first': Kirk Douglas, 102, poses for sweet family photo featuring four generations The Douglas family photo includes Kirk, his wife, Anne, son Michael, daughter-in-law Catherine Zeta-Jones, his grandchildren and great-grandchild.        ...
2019-08-21 20:16

If You Are Going To Buy A Family Car, Don’t Forget The Family Part People buy vehicles for all kinds of reasons. Some of them are rational, and some of them are emotional. There is nothing wrong with buying a car because it’s fast, or stylish, or it just makes you feel good when you drive it. However, when the prima...
2019-10-11 17:16

Gluten-Free Diet: Watch How To Make Gluten-Free Vegan Zucchini Pasta At Home Famous vlogger Manjula Jain has shared an amazing recipe of gluten free vegan zucchini pasta on her YouTube channel. The recipe is not only gluten free but is also weight-loss-friendly....
2019-05-30 19:32

Free Taco Bell tacos and free Chili's burgers are two of the day's top deals Krispy Kreme has announced a new Original Filled doughnut and a way to try it for free Saturday as part of its National Donut Day challenge.       ...
2019-06-19 02:00

Xbox Live Free Game Downloads: Three Xbox One Games are free right now - but be quick Xbox One players can download a selection of excellent free games this weekend - get in the spirit of E3 with some amazing games that you can get your hands on without spending a penny....
2019-06-09 08:48

Free Slurpee Day: 7-Eleven celebrates birthday Thursday with free Slurpee giveaway July 11 is 7-Eleven Day, aka Free Slurpee Day. This year, 7-Eleven celebrates its birthday by giving away even more free Slurpee drinks.       ...
2019-07-10 01:16

Free Galaxy Buds with Galaxy S10 purchase are back with free YouTube Premium on top Samsung’s 2019 lineup of Galaxy S flagships made quite an impression at its release. The four S10 devices have gorgeous displays and elegant design which captured people’s attention. To make them even more lucrative, Samsung began selling the phones ...
2019-06-05 04:16

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on.        ...
2019-05-23 08:00

7 Best Sugar-Free Desserts | Easy Sugar Free Sweets To Try At Home! Sugar free sweets and desserts are the best way to satiate your sweet tooth and not even feel guilty! We've got a list of sugar free recipes that you can try at home and gorge on sinful treats......
2019-07-16 18:16

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

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

| Gay sex ban to be challenged by activist A Singaporean gay rights activist says he has filed a legal challenge against a law banning sex between men, the third recent bid to overturn the legislation....
2019-09-26 00:00

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

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

Former Lebanon PM in Saudi: Saudi Arabia to support Lebanon Saudi Arabia will "extend a hand of support to Lebanon" as it faces challenges, Lebanese ex-Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Monday after meeting the Saudi king along with two other Lebanese former premiers....
2019-07-15 17:32

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

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

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

Climate activist: Why tout development if there’s no future? 11-year-old Indian girl who was among the young activists filing climate change complaint at UN questions why leaders focus on development “if we are not going to have a future?”...
2019-09-27 08:16

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

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

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

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

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

Queens activist to challenge AOC in Democratic primary A Democratic activist from Queens has announced she’ll challenge Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a primary for her congressional seat. Badrun Khan, who officially filed her candidacy in July, announced her campaign on Wednesday, according to The Hil...
2019-09-19 10:32

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

AT&T CEO Defends Expected Successor After Activist Attack AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson defended his choice of a likely successor in his first public remarks since activist hedge fund Elliott Management’s challenge to the company’s strategy....
2019-09-17 21:00

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

Portland antifa activist killed in hit and run, police say City’s antifascist group says death of Sean D Kealiher, 23, was not ‘related to fascist activity’ and police did not specify a motiveA Portland antifascist activist was killed in the early hours of Saturday in an apparent hit-and-run near Cider Riot,...
2019-10-14 04:16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Egyptian protest anger 'justified,' rights activist says President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's regime has responded to recent anti-government protests with a wave of arrests. Human rights activist Gamal Eid tells DW that the state "must apologize" for its oppression....
2019-10-02 07:32

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Prominent Egyptian activist arrested as crackdown continues A prominent Egyptian activist who was released on probation in March was arrested again on Sunday, his family and a security source said, part of what government critics say is the largest wave of arrests since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took pow...
2019-09-29 21:32

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Don’t frack with us: meet the victorious activist ‘Nanas’ of Lancashire After almost 1,000 days camping out in a field near Blackpool and obstructing fracking operations, the ‘Nanas’ have seen off energy company Cuadrilla. James Cartwright meets the fearless female activists behind the yellow pinniesWhile the world appla...
2019-10-14 02:16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Activist Gulalai Ismail Leads Anti-Pakistan Protests Outside UN Gulalai Ismail, a Pakistani women's rights activist on the run, who managed to escape her country to seek political asylum in the United States, is now the new face of hope for the many oppressed......
2019-09-29 04:32

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

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

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

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

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

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong to run for local office Prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has revealed plans to contest local elections in Hong Kong. His announcement comes ahead of a major rally to mark the fifth anniversary of the Umbrella Movement....
2019-09-29 05:32

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 'Abducted' Zimbabwean doctors' union activist found alive - HRW A Zimbabwean doctors' union leader whose suspected kidnapping sparked protests by medics in the capital Harare has been found alive, Human Rights Watch says....
2019-09-22 06:48

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pak Activist Gulalai Ismail Escapes To US, Seeks Political Asylum Pakistani rights activist Gulalai Ismail "escaped" authorities in Islamabad last month and has reached the US, where she has applied for political asylum, a media report said....
2019-09-20 13:16

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

Climate activist climbs on top of plane during protests at London airport An environmental activist climbed on top of a plane on the runway of London's City Airport Thursday, as part of a series of protests at the site by the group Extinction Rebellion....
2019-10-10 20:32

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

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

Leaders Detail Efforts on Climate, But Get Earful From Young Activist World leaders pledged to do more to combat climate change Monday at a United Nations summit, but they were reprimanded by teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who accused them of “empty words.”...
2019-09-24 00:48

Indonesia green group calls for probe into death of activist Indonesia's biggest environmental group on Thursday called for an independent investigation into the death of one of its activists after pointing out suspicious circumstances and saying his work could have made him a target....
2019-10-10 19:00

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

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

Carlos Celdran, 46, Philippine Activist and Performance Artist, Dies He received widespread attention for his dramatic protest against the Roman Catholic Church after it blocked the passage of a reproductive health bill....
2019-10-12 06:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'People are dying': Teen activist urges new climate action at UN World leaders and environmental policy makers presented details of more ambitious carbon reduction plans at Monday's Climate Action Summit in New York City....
2019-09-25 01:16

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

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

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

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

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

Justin Trudeau To March With Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced he would take part in a climate action march on Friday led by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg as the environment emerges as a key election issue....
2019-09-27 04:16

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

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

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

Vegan activist gets punched in face inside pizza joint A fed-up patron at a British pizza joint punched a vegan activist in the face after animal-rights demonstrators stormed into the eatery -- with the whole debacle caught on video....
2019-10-01 01:16

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

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

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

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

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

Nigerian activist Sowore pleads not guilty to treason charges Nigerian activist and former presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore pleaded not guilty at a court in Abuja on Monday to charges of treason, money laundering and harassing the president....
2019-09-30 14:32

Arizona border activist trial ends in hung jury TUCSON – A final verdict could not be reached for a man accused of harboring and conspiring to transport undocumented immigrants Tuesday afternoon –resulting in a hung jury. BREAKING: Hung jury in the trial of No More Deaths volunteer Dr. Scott Warr...
2019-06-12 06:32

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

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

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

Amag appoints activist investor Caligan's nominees to board Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday it settled with activist investor Caligan Partners LP and appointed two of the hedge fund's nominees to its board....
2019-10-08 14:48

Elliott ranks as busiest activist hedge fund in third quarter, again Elliott Management, Paul Singer's $35 billion hedge fund, kept up its blistering pace of pushing for corporate changes during the third quarter, outspending all rivals with campaigns at AT&T and......
2019-10-11 23:32

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Xbox Live free game download: Get this Xbox One free game all weekend on Microsoft! This weekend, Microsoft and Xbox are continuing their trend of providing players with titles to try out and play - here's what you need to know about GRIP: Combat Racing...
2019-07-06 09:16

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

Gay activist Charles Leslie molested kid in penis-filled apartment: suit A Los Angeles man is suing Manhattan gay-rights icon Charles Leslie for $10 million claiming Leslie sexually abused him as a child inside his notorious “phallus palace” Soho apartment filled with art and sculptures of penises, according to a new laws...
2019-09-19 05:16

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Politely Hands Bad-Faith Republican His Ass Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is in Congress today testifying about the disastrous, impending effects of global climate change—and guess what! Shitty Republicans are not taking her seriously....
2019-09-19 04:48

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

Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Scolds U.S. Lawmakers: ‘I Know You’re Trying, But Just Not Hard Enough’ (WASHINGTON) — Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg offered a blunt message to Congress on Tuesday as she brought her campaign for urgent action on climate change to the U.S. Capitol. “I know you’re trying,” she told Democratic sen...
2019-09-18 05:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UPDATE 2-Amag settles with activist Caligan, adds two board directors Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc, whose shares have tumbled more than 45% in the past year, on Tuesday agreed to add two directors proposed by Caligan Partners after the hedge fund pressured the drugmaker to conduct a strategic business review....
2019-10-08 19:00

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

'He took huge risks to get to the truth': rights activist Patrick Naagbanton dies Tributes paid to the inspirational Nigerian campaigner and writer, who was hit by a car outside his home in Port Harcourt A leading activist, journalist and writer who fought for the environmental rights of Nigerians in one of the most polluted place...
2019-09-30 14:32

Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion continues worldwide protests Extinction Rebellion, a worldwide climate activism group, gathered in cities around the globe to protest a lack of climate action from world leaders.        ...
2019-10-09 00:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Exclusive: Kim Kardashian praises climate activist Thunberg and hopes for meeting US reality TV star Kim Kardashian heaped praise on Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday, calling her a "brave and amazing young woman" and said she shared her concerns about climate change....
2019-10-09 08:00

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

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

Privacy activist in California launches new ballot initiative for 2020 election The activist who spurred California to adopt the country's first-ever consumer privacy law is readying for another battle: A new ballot initiative in 2020....
2019-09-25 13:48

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

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

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

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

Teenage climate activist Thunberg takes on Trump's Twitter taunt Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg shot back at on Tuesday at U.S. President Donald Trump's attempt to mock her on Twitter by changing her profile on the social media site to reflect Trump's taunting remark....
2019-09-25 00:32

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Google Doodle Celebrates Poet And Women's Rights Activist Kamini Roy Today's Google Doodle celebrates the 155th birth anniversary of the first woman to graduate with honors in the history of India, who went on to advocate for the rights of all women -- Kamini Roy. She......
2019-10-12 06:32

Kim Kardashian wants to meet with activist Greta Thunberg: 'She is such an amazing young girl' Kim Kardashian West, the reality star who has lately been stepping into the worlds of politics and social activism, wants to meet Greta Thunberg.        ...
2019-10-09 19:00

Extinction Rebellion risks polarising public on climate, veteran activist says Major environment groups, including the Australian Conservation Foundation and Greenpeace, back XR protestsThe head of one of Australia’s largest environment groups has warned Extinction Rebellion protesters they could be creating division on environ...
2019-10-09 01:32

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

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

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

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

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

Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches on Washington's Capitol Hill....
2019-09-17 22:16

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

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

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

Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Says He Is Running for Local Office Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong announced Saturday that he will run in the city’s upcoming district council elections, a statement timed with the fifth anniversary of the Umbrella Revolution protests he led in 2014. “I hope to ma...
2019-09-28 08:32

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

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

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

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

Best free games 2019: the top free games to download on PC If you’re looking for the best free games to distract you with after a long day’s work, then you’ve come to the right place. Everyone loves free stuff, especially when it comes to the best PC games. There are so many fun, enterta...
2019-06-11 00:16

Trump mocks teen climate activist Greta Thunberg over passionate UN speech "She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future," Trump wrote in a tweet posted late Monday. "So nice to see!"...
2019-09-24 18:32

Morgan Stanley retains billing as top adviser in activist fights: Refinitiv data Morgan Stanley ranked as the top financial adviser in activist campaigns during the first six months of 2019 while Goldman Sachs and Spotlight Advisors each added clients and tied for second place,......
2019-09-16 22:16

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

Morgan Stanley retains billing as top adviser in activist fights -Refinitiv data Morgan Stanley ranked as the top financial adviser in activist campaigns during the first six months of 2019 while Goldman Sachs and Spotlight Advisors each added clients and tied for second place, according to Refinitiv data....
2019-09-16 20:16

British lawmaker Mark Field under fire for removing activist at black tie event A British Conservative member of Parliament is being asked to resign after he was seen grabbing a protester and forcing her out of a fancy black tie event....
2019-06-21 15:32

China summons German envoy to foreign ministry over Hong Kong activist A meeting between Germany's foreign minister and Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong sent very negative signals for bilateral relations, China's ambassador to Germany said on Wednesday, adding that the foreign ministry in Beijing had summoned the German ...
2019-09-11 16:16

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

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

Hong Kong Activist Seeks Donald Trump's Support For Democracy Movement Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong urged US President Donald Trump on Friday to include a "human rights clause" in any trade agreement with China, and sought Washington's backing for the city's democracy......
2019-09-14 19:16

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg bringing call for climate action to Iowa Teenage activist Greta Thunberg will take her campaign demanding that world leaders tackle climate change, which began as a lonely vigil outside the Swedish parliament but saw her rise to address the United Nations last month, to Iowa City on Friday....
2019-10-04 15:32

Teen activist Greta Thunberg arrives off NYC after 2-week trans-Atlantic voyage Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old climate change activist from Sweden, arrived in the waters off New York City Wednesday after a two-week sailing journey across the Atlantic Ocean....
2019-08-29 02:16

Why Teen Climate Activist Alexandria Villaseñor Is Suing the World For Violating Her Rights In the wake of last year’s coal-fueled climate talks in Poland, Alexandria Villaseñor began a solitary protest in front of the United Nations. She was following in the footsteps of Swedish teen Greta Thunberg, and their solitary strikes quickly built...
2019-09-24 15:32

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader with democracy activist set to leave jail Hong Kong's political crisis enters its second week on Monday as uncertainty grows over the fate of government leader Carrie Lam and the extradition bill she postponed at the weekend....
2019-06-17 04:32

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

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

Hong Kong activist released from jail, immediately joins latest protests A notorious Hong Kong protest leader was released from jail Monday — immediately joining the latest mass demonstrations trying to oust embattled leader Carrie Lam. Joshua Wong, 22, walked free from the Lai Chi Kok correctional facility after co...
2019-06-17 14:16

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

Young Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks at Denver rally DENVER (AP) — Young people must be prepared to continue striking to call for action on climate change for a long time and not back down, Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg told a climate strike rally in Denver on Friday. Thunberg said she and fe...
2019-10-12 05:32

Fox News bans guest who described teen climate activist Greta Thunberg as ‘mentally ill’ Fox News announced that they do not plan on booking Michael Knowles moving forward after he called 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg "mentally ill" on the network Monday night....
2019-09-24 17:32

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

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

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

New York City to Honor Revolutionary Trans Activist Marsha P. Johnson With Monument The world’s first monument to transgender activists, announced Wednesday in New York City, will pay tribute to two women of color, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, for their roles in leading the gay rights movement....
2019-05-31 00:32

Leah Chase, Iconic Executive Chef and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 96 Leah Chase, iconic executive chef, civil rights activist, and co-owner of the legendary Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, died Saturday. She was 96 years old....
2019-06-03 04:16

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

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

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

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

It's vigilante activist vs. politically connected farmer in animal abuse controversy One is the Batman of the animal welfare world. The other is an innovative farmer with ties to Trump. Both are mavericks in their fields.        ...
2019-06-08 05:48

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

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

Death of Chinese activist in police custody prompts calls for investigation into torture Wang Meiyu was detained and charged after calling for Xi Jinping’s resignation and universal suffrageHuman rights advocates are calling for an investigation into the death of a Chinese activist, arrested after holding up a placard calling for Chinese...
2019-09-27 13:16

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

U.N. aviation agency head says open to meeting climate activist Greta Thunberg The secretary general of the U.N. aviation agency said on Friday she is open to meeting with Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who will lead a Montreal climate protest next week in part targeting emissions from flights....
2019-09-21 04:48

Indian-American Activist Storms On Stage, Shouts At Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos An Indian-American animal rights activist briefly interrupted Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos's on-stage firechat when she rushed on stage and asked Bezos to do something about "chicken farms"....
2019-06-07 06:16

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

Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion makes noise in protests around the world Extinction Rebellion, a worldwide climate activism group, gathered in cities around the globe to protest a lack of climate action from world leaders on October 7.        ...
2019-10-08 14:48

Activist investor questions AT&T-Time Warner deal, calls for asset sales AT&T shareholder Elliott Management on Monday questioned the wireless carrier’s $85 billion takeover of Time Warner and called for it to sell non-core businesses to boost its stock price, driving shares in the company up 10 percent. The hedge fund gr...
2019-09-09 18:16

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

‘Orange Is the New Black’s’ Diane Guerrero is an activist for immigrant youth (and knows you hate series finales) The "Doom Patrol" actress talks about how sharing her story of her parents being deported has changed her, what she's looking for in a 2020 candidate and why audiences will never be satisfied with endings....
2019-05-30 21:48

Former Democrat turned conservative gay rights activist slams Pride, sues LGBT Center The 42-year-old Harlem hairdresser said the gay community turned its back on him once the former “diehard liberal” — who voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016 — switched to the Republican Party....
2019-06-16 02:32

Anchors away: Teen eco-activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for UN conference on zero-carbon boat Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg began her zero-carbon voyage to the United States today for the UN Climate Conference.        ...
2019-08-15 04:48

Pakistani activist who accused army of sexually harassing women flees to US after months in hiding A Pakistani human rights activist who says the country’s military has sexually harassed “dozens of women” has resurfaced in America after spending months on the run....
2019-09-20 21:48

Man charged in murder of activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, found dead in a car's trunk Ronn Bell, 38, was arrested and charged Tuesday with first-degree murder for Sadie Roberts-Joseph's death.        ...
2019-07-17 01:16

Inspired by teen climate activist Thunberg, Latin American activists converge in Chile Inspired by Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, a group of young activists from several Latin American countries have converged in Chile to exchange ideas on how to battle climate change....
2019-09-01 21:32

Climate activist celebrities arrive at 'Google Camp' by yachts, helicopters, and private jets Scores of A-list celebrities arrived in Sicily, Italy this week for the annual "Google Camp" to discuss the threat of climate change while communing with some of the wealthiest tech entrepreneurs in the world to a posh, seaside resort....
2019-07-31 18:00

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, to step down....
2019-06-17 12:32

Iowa teacher on leave after threatening Facebook post about climate activist Greta Thunberg An Iowa science teacher has been placed after posting to social media that he didn't have a "sniper rifle" for climate change activist Greta Thunberg before her planned visit to the state....
2019-10-05 02:32

Freed Hong Kong democracy activist joins mass calls for leader to quit Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, steps down....
2019-06-17 12:32

Greta Thunberg, youth climate activist sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, completes voyage Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish activist, wouldn't fly to New York for a United Nations summit on climate because of emissions from air travel.        ...
2019-08-28 18:16

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

Freed Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Addresses Rally on the Day He Is Released From Prison Activists and striking students gathered outside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Monday to listen to freed democracy campaigner Joshua Wong on the day he was released from prison—and one day after massive protests forced an abject clim...
2019-06-17 12:32

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

Extinction Rebellion activist tearful as she hears protest stopped man from reaching dying father A climate protestor fought back tears as she apologised to a man who was unable to reach his dying dad's bedside due to a demonstration blocking the road....
2019-07-19 00:01

Pro-Trump college GOP activist Charlie Kirk will launch a new group to target Democrats in 2020 The page concludes with a notice that Turning Point Action is a 501(c)(4) entity, which by law can campaign either for or against candidates running for office....
2019-05-21 15:16

'White Knight' Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, dampens activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a small stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to increase it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
2019-06-21 13:16

Climate-change activist arrested on flight as protests sweep London City Airport The man's warning speech in the cabin was one of many stunts to disrupt the airport, where Extinction Rebellion activists had also planted themselves at an entrance and glued themselves to the floor, according to reports....
2019-10-11 14:16

Swedish teen climate activist takes school strike to gates of United Nations Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg took her weekly campaign for greater action on climate change to the gates of the United Nations on Friday, urging "everyone who cares about our future" to join her when world leaders gather in New York next mo...
2019-08-31 02:00