WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-06-14 22:30

Hacker Conference Disinvites U.S. Congressman Over Abysmal Women's Rights Voting Record

U.S. Congressman Will Hurd has been disinvited to the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas this year where he was set to deliver a keynote address after questions were raised about his...

Hacker Conference Disinvites U.S. Congressman Over Abysmal Women's Rights Voting Record

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Rep. Will Hurd disinvited to cybersecurity conference after voting record on women's issues sparks outrage Rep. Will Hurd, R-Tex, will no longer be speaking at cyber security conference after critics expressed outrage over his voting record on women's issues. ...
2019-06-15 06:30

'Who is the a--hole': The congressman who missed his anniversary to keep lawmakers voting until 4 a.m. Rep. Chip Roy kept the House voting until 4 a.m. on Thursday as a form of protest — even though he missed his 15-year wedding anniversary.        ...
2019-06-15 15:15

Congressman Nadler falls ill at Manhattan press conference Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, nearly collapsed while attending a Manhattan press conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio Friday. Nadler, 71, put his head down at the conference around noon and grew pale. “Code blu...
2019-05-24 19:01

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter suppression and getting an additional 35 million people to the ballot box by the 2024 elections....
2019-06-05 18:15

Voting record backlash prompts GOP lawmaker to lose keynote at cybersecurity event Rep. Will Hurd will no longer be delivering the keynote address at a cybersecurity conference due to complaints about his voting record on women’s rights....
2019-06-15 06:45

Jeff Bezos confronted by animal-rights protester during Las Vegas conference Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was interrupted by an animal rights activist Thursday after she rushed the stage where he was giving a talk in Las Vegas and yelled about chicken farms....
2019-06-07 09:45

Influential Hacker Has Tips on How to Do Cybersecurity Better Securing corporate data and networks from hackers is complex and challenging, but companies compound their problems by making many needless errors, according to serial entrepreneur and hacker Dug Song....
2019-05-28 11:15

Hacker gained access to customer data at 130 dealerships, FTC says DealerBuilt, an Iowa dealership software provider, reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission Wednesday over a 2016 breach of customer data that allowed a hacker to gain access to the personal information of about 12.5 million consumers s...
2019-06-13 02:30

Teen Hacker Whom Apple Reported to FBI Just Wanted a Dang Job The lawyer for an Australian teenager who twice breached Apple’s internal security says he did so because he thought it might land him a job at the California-based tech giant, the Australian Associated Press reports.Read more......
2019-05-28 01:15

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Was Fake, Company Says Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as having no ramifications. Read more......
2019-06-13 22:00

Hacker group Xenotime has sights on US electric grid: report A group of hackers known for targeting oil and gas companies has its sights on the nation’s electric grid. Xenotime started “probing” the networks of US electric utilities late last year, a study by Maryland-based cybersecurity group Dragos found. So...
2019-06-16 00:45

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case has been jailed for six years and five months.Zai...
2019-05-22 00:45

FBI Sued Over Files on Dead Hacker Who Turned In Chelsea Manning A researcher seeking access to the FBI’s files on Adrian Lamo—a deceased hacker best known for informing on whistleblower Chelsea Manning—filed a lawsuit this week citing the bureau’s failure to properly respond to her request.Read more......
2019-05-24 21:15

New Congressman from Pennsylvania sworn-in Republican Fred Keller is the newest member of the U.S. Congress. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi swore him in on Monday. Keller won a special election for a U.S. House seat from Pennsylvania last month. (June 4)       &#...
2019-06-04 11:30

The Vaping Congressman's Wife Has Flipped California Rep. Duncan Hunter is truly the worst: he’s a racist who has repeatedly defended war criminals, and lest we forget, VAPED ON THE FLOOR OF CONGRESS....
2019-06-14 04:15

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for pardoning a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the Marines.“Eddie did one bad thing that I’m guilty o...
2019-05-27 06:15

California congressman says he’s taken photo with dead enemy SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California has acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes. The Union-Tribune reports the Republican congressman...
2019-05-27 21:00

U.S. Congressman Nadler becomes woozy at briefing, says he feels better U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler became woozy and appeared almost to faint during a press briefing on Friday with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, but the congressman said soon after that he had been dehydrated and was now feeling better....
2019-05-25 01:15

Colombia ex-rebel, wanted in US, sworn in as congressman A former Colombian rebel leader wanted in the U.S. on drug charges was sworn into office as a congressman on Tuesday in a case that has riled detractors of the still-fragile peace accord with leftist rebels that ended decades of conflict....
2019-06-11 20:30

Former GOP Congressman Calls for Impeachment of Trump and Pence Small cracks are starting to appear in what until now has been a fortified wall of GOP support for President Donald Trump on the impeachment question....
2019-05-26 00:30

Indicted US congressman's wife pleads guilty The wife of indicted Republican U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to misuse campaign funds, including for an Italy trip that cost more than $10,000. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

Texas Congressman Says Women Should 'Absolutely' Be Punished for Having Abortions In a video released by a reproductive rights group, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright says women who have abortions should “absolutely” be jailed, HuffPost reported on Thursday....
2019-06-07 15:45

California congressman admits he’s taken photo with dead enemy SAN DIEGO — US Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, including killing a teenage fighter. The Republican congressman...
2019-05-28 00:15

Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz hit by flying drink cup PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida congressman who frequently appears on television supporting President Donald Trump was struck by a thrown drink as he left a town hall. U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz wasn’t injured Saturday when he was struck by a plasti...
2019-06-02 19:15

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at:- Goldman Sachs US Financial Services Conference, Tuesday, December 7 - Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Securities Brokerage and Market Structure Conference, Wednesday, December 8 CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky will present at the Goldman Sachs US Financial Services Conference, Goldman Sachs Conference Center, 200 West ...
2019-05-23 20:30

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt. But that argument got tougher Thursday for the former Marine and close a...
2019-06-14 06:45

Trump critics 'prefer to insult and incite' rather than legislate, GOP congressman says Democrats critical of President Trump would prefer to hurl insults and launch investigations instead of passing meaningful laws, a Republican congressman claimed Thursday....
2019-05-24 10:15

California Congressman Admits to Taking Photo Next to Dead Enemy While in Marines (SAN DIEGO) — U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, including killing a teenage fighter. The Republican c...
2019-05-28 22:15

‘One bad thing that I’m guilty of’: Congressman says he took photo with enemy corpse during military service The congressman from California, who is awaiting trial on unrelated corruption charges, made the remarks while talking about the Navy SEAL who is charged with killing a prisoner....
2019-05-28 04:30

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measur...
2019-05-25 02:30

Disability denials: Congressman calls for federal investigation into eligibility decisions A USA TODAY Network investigation found some doctors were making big money denying disability benefits. Now a congressman is demanding an investigation.        ...
2019-06-06 11:30

After a family vacation in Italy, U.S. congressman's wife admits to misusing campaign funds The wife of a U.S. representative pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal charges alleging misuse of $250,000 in campaign funds and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors who are also bringing charges against her husband....
2019-06-13 22:15

How maths could fix the problems with India’s voting machines The world’s biggest election is under way in India. Trust in the machines used to vote is low, but better maths could spot manipulation or errors, says Edd Gent...
2019-05-21 14:32

MLB announces new format for voting for the All-Star Game This season will bring a new process as to how players are chosen to represent the American and National leagues in the 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star Game....
2019-05-29 16:15

Euromoney FX Survey 2019: Voting now closed Thank you for helping us make Euromoney's 41st annual survey of the world's foreign exchange markets the most authoritative and comprehensive ranking possible. Results will be live online in May, and published in our June issue....
2019-05-21 15:00

Twins tie team record with eight HRs to continue record pace A New York Yankees home run record already is in danger of being broken, and if it happens, Matt Harvey could be partly to blame. Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota’s franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins h...
2019-05-24 05:30

Congressman threatens to block Donald Trump's tariffs as talks with Mexico enter second day The Democratic chairman of a key congressional committee says he will take steps to block President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico.        ...
2019-06-06 22:45

Anita Hill: I still hold Biden accountable but would consider voting for him Though Hill was not satisfied with Biden’s apology over Clarence Thomas testimony, she could see herself voting for him in 2020 Anita Hill has said she could see herself voting for Joe Biden, despite his past treatment of her, saying she considers hi...
2019-06-15 02:30

Rajasthan Gives BJP Perfect Score 5 Months After Voting Congress Rajasthan turned into a gold rush today for the BJP with the party taking all 25 seats in the desert state. Just three months ago, the BJP lost the state election here to the Congress, a defeat that......
2019-05-23 16:15

Brexit Party wins, Conservatives bashed in UK’s EU voting Britain’s governing Conservative Party is facing near-wipeout in an election to the European Parliament, as voters sick of the country’s Brexit deadlock flock to uncompromisingly pro-Brexit or pro-EU parties...
2019-05-27 04:15

Senators question FBI on Russian hack of voting firm WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. senators are seeking answers from the FBI about its response to a suspected hack by Russian intelligence of a Florida-based voting software company before the 2016 election. Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Sen. Amy Klobuchar o...
2019-06-12 20:15

Let the most popular win: Oregon backs change in presidential voting Lawmakers in Oregon passed legislation on Wednesday to award its seven Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote nationwide, rather than the candidate who gets the most votes in the state....
2019-06-06 13:15

Canada elections chief says hackers aim to keep people from voting Hackers seeking to interfere in Canada's federal election this October want to undermine trust in voting and the democratic process rather than manipulate the result, says Canada's chief electoral officer....
2019-06-06 18:30

UK leadership contest steps up a gear ahead of first round of voting The race to succeed Theresa May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party and prime minister enters a new phase on Thursday with Tory members of parliament (MPs) set to have their first vote for their preferred candidate....
2019-06-13 13:15

Even Americans who report financial improvement under Trump are split on voting for him Trump and his supporters claim that the health of the economy will spur support for his candidacy. The Quinnipiac poll suggests that this may be overly optimistic....
2019-05-22 19:15

Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&S chief Tom Burt has declared that his company will "no longer sell" paperless voting machines as the "primary" voting device for a gi...
2019-06-10 03:30

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
2019-05-21 15:15

GOP pushes back on cash governor seeks for voting machines HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican lawmakers aren’t committing to the money sought by Democratic Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to back up his demand that counties replace their voting machines by 2020’s presidential elections. Republicans who...
2019-06-12 20:15

Election Results 2019: All You Need to Know About EVMs and VVPAT Voting Machines Electronic Voting Machines are considered tamper-proof with multiple security features. Here is a guide to the complete details about EVMs and VVPAT voting machines:...
2019-05-22 18:45

Voting in Papua New Guinea parliament shows Marape has support to be new PM Voting in Papua New Guinea's parliament on Thursday showed former finance minister James Marape had enough support to replace Peter O'Neill as prime minister after weeks of political turmoil over the handling of a gas development deal....
2019-05-30 05:01

Record or near-record highs expected Wednesday TUCSON – The heat is on! A ridge of high pressure, located near California, will continue moving east. This system will expand over Arizona, and the peak of the heat will come tomorrow. We expect to see the hottest temperatures so far this yea...
2019-06-12 07:45

Tech-savvy Estonia sets example of online voting as EU elections begin Internet voting — or i-voting —has been available since 2005 in the nation that gave the world Skype, and the percentage of voters using the internet to cast ballots has increased with each election, reaching 44 per cent of voters in a national elect...
2019-05-21 14:45

Beto O'Rourke seeks to simplify voting registration, get big money out of politics Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday released a campaign proposal aiming to make voting easier, reduce the influence of money in politics and raise ethical standards for elected officials....
2019-06-05 16:15

Alastair Campbell booted out of Labour Party after voting for Lib Dems in European elections Tony Blair's former spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the Labour Party after voting for the Liberal Democrats at the European elections....
2019-05-28 21:45

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
2019-06-10 22:30

CBOE SETS ALL-TIME MONTHLY RECORD; CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) Posts Second Straight Month of Record Volume CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that May 2010 average daily volume (ADV) of 6.6 million contracts was an all-time record for any month in the Exchange's history, surpassing the previous ADV record of 6...
2019-05-23 20:30

Former Labour home secretary also admits to voting Lib Dem and calls for Alastair Campbell's reinstatement to party A former Labour home secretary has admitted he also voted for the Liberal Democrats, and called on the party to reinstate the membership of Alastair Campbell....
2019-05-28 23:30

Heidi Allen offered to quit as ChangeUK leader in tactical voting row about Remainers backing Lib Dems Heidi Allen says she offered to quit as Change UK's leader in a row over whether Remainers should back the Liberal Democrats outside London and south east England....
2019-05-22 20:15

Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc’s parliament. The post Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to ...
2019-05-23 11:30

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
2019-06-03 19:30

India Election 2019: Voting begins in world's largest ever poll to decide Narendra Modi's fate The world's largest ever election is under way in India as voters begin casting their votes in the first phase of the country's marathon six-week poll....
2019-05-23 12:15

Rays outfielder Tommy Pham unhappy with All-Star voting: 'It's always unfair' The league instituted a new All-Star voting system this season, but Tampa Bay's Tommy Pham says small-market teams "won’t get credit."       ...
2019-06-13 20:15

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. people....
2019-06-02 00:30

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
2019-05-22 12:30

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously restricting people’s freedoms, according to a new report that warns of a growing repression around the...
2019-05-21 21:01

The E3 2019 Press Conference Schedule It is nearly time for E3, the annual convention where companies from around the world unite to show trailers for video games that don’t actually exist yet. Are you ready? I’m ready....
2019-06-03 20:15

In the Eastern Conference, It’s the Upstart vs. the Mainstay The Carolina Hurricanes had not made the playoffs since 2009. In the conference finals, they face a team with plenty of recent postseason experience: the Boston Bruins....
2019-05-22 19:15

Israel to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference Israelis will attend a U.S-led conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for the Palestinian economy as part of a coming peace plan, Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 18:45

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the reproduction of captive animals unless their young are destined to be reintroduced into the wild....
2019-05-23 11:30

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
2019-06-14 09:15

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-23 03:00

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions.        ...
2019-05-21 21:45

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 19:45

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the Hyde Amendment after all, according to CNN....
2019-06-07 05:15

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....
2019-06-12 00:45

Warsaw: Tens of thousands march for gay rights Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski said he wanted the city to remain "open" and "tolerant." The LGBT community in Poland has come under sustained attack in recent months by the ruling right-wing Law and Justice party....
2019-06-10 01:30

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
2019-05-22 03:45

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas deposits in the eastern Mediterranean. Erdogan spoke Friday days after Cyprus renegotiated a contract with a ...
2019-06-07 15:15

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
2019-05-22 17:45

Abortion rights supporters rally in Georgia Supporters of abortion rights rallied at the Georgia State Capitol as part of a national campaign responding to states that have passed new abortion restrictions. (May 21)        ...
2019-05-22 07:15

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonomy....
2019-05-21 15:45

One Dude Was Really Into Bethesda's Press Conference Last Night Last night’s Bethesda press conference was full of cool announcements like Doom Eternal details and Arkane’s rad looking new game Deathloop. It was also much rowdier than past conferences. That’s mostly good: fans had stuff to be excited about. At le...
2019-06-10 23:15

E3’s first VR-exclusive gaming press conference was actually pretty rad E3 hasn't even begun, and we're already a bit weary about so many gaming publishers and companies hosting press conferences at the event. What's one more, right? In the case of the virtual reality enthusiasts at UploadVR—a media site, not a publisher...
2019-06-10 22:30

University of St Thomas kicked out of conference for winning too much MIAC announces St Thomas will be ‘involuntarily removed’University president calls decision ‘extremely disappointing’St Paul school has been original member of league since 1920The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has decided to oust the...
2019-05-23 01:00

We're Liveblogging Ubisoft's E3 2019 Press Conference Heather Alexandra and Nathan Grayson are bringing you the play-by-play of Ubisoft’s E3 2019 press conference. Watch it live here or follow along below....
2019-06-10 23:15

2014 CBOE Risk Management Conference CHICAGO, IL, December 4, 2013 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) will host the 30th Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC), from Monday, March 17 through Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in B...
2019-05-23 04:45

UK Men’s Basketball Conference Opponents Announced for 2019-20 UK Athletics BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Kentucky’s path to a potential 49th Southeastern Conference regular-season crown is a little clearer with the announcement of the 2019-20 home-and-away designations for the entire league’s schedule. On Wednesday, the S...
2019-05-29 23:45

Highlights from CNBC's Healthy Returns conference CNBC's Healthy Returns event was held this week in New York City, covering topics from controversial genetic-editing technique CRISPR to the way AI is changing medicine and reform of the U.S. health-care system. Here are edited excerpts....
2019-05-24 22:45

Apple Developer Conference Unveils What's Next for iPhones and More At Apple’s annual developer conference, the iPhone maker has introduced a “Sign-In With Apple” capability in a privacy push against Google and Facebook. The feature will allow users to sign in to apps without sharing personal data....
2019-06-04 06:45

Xbox at E3 2019: what we want to see from Microsoft's big keynote conference It's shaping up to be a big E3 for Microsoft. With Sony skipping this year's event entirely, Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 conference has the chance to steal the whole show. And it looks like that could be the case, with rumors circulating ...
2019-05-23 19:15

Apple Developer Conference to Unveil What's Next for iPhones and More CEO Tim Cook headlines Apple’s annual developer conference, where the iPhone maker is expected to unveil what’s in store for iOS, macOS and its other core products for the coming year....
2019-06-03 19:15

John Oliver: equal rights are 'so obvious, you assume we already have it' The Last Week Tonight host discussed the equal rights amendment’s importance and long journey to ratificationJohn Oliver’s Last Week Tonight on Sunday revolved around the topic of the unpassed equal rights amendment and its importance to gender discr...
2019-06-10 19:15

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo that he believes he owns. The suit was filed on a travel day for the NBA Finals; L...
2019-06-04 06:30

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don't appear to be a priority for his administration....
2019-06-04 02:15

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
2019-06-03 13:15

Rights group: Pakistan shouldn’t execute mentally ill man MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A rights group has urged the Pakistani government not to execute a prisoner with “clear symptoms of mental illness” scheduled to be hanged in two days. Sarah Belal, executive director of Justice Project Pakistan, w...
2019-06-16 11:30

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling for a "new vision."...
2019-05-22 15:30

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family’s rights PHOENIX (AP) — A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profanely yelling commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters becaus...
2019-06-15 22:30

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
2019-05-22 06:45

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
2019-05-25 16:30

Rights activist in Chechnya gets parole on drug sentence GROZNY, Russia (AP) — A court in Russia’s province of Chechnya has paroled a prominent rights activist whose conviction drew an international outcry. Oyub Titiyev, who led the Chechen office of prominent rights group Memorial, had been in custo...
2019-06-10 19:15

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang, envoy says China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang, where he said "education training centers" were helping to stamp out extremism and give people new skills....
2019-06-13 15:45

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emigrate to the United States. Her organization directly fought the Trump administration’s travel ban w...
2019-06-06 03:00

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of abortions. Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) voted on J...
2019-06-08 06:30

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international investigation into killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs....
2019-06-08 13:45

Why a Hamptons Highway Is a Battleground Over Native American Rights As many rich and famous New Yorkers headed out to the Hamptons on Memorial Day weekend, they were welcomed by large billboards erected by the local Shinnecock Indians in defiance of government orders....
2019-05-27 14:30

BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump's election Despite PR damage over earlier spills, documents show oil firm pressed for reduced regulationBP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oil in the Arctic sea and an Alaskan wildlife refuge after Donald Trump was elected president, accordin...
2019-05-21 20:30

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks...
2019-05-29 16:15

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
2019-05-21 17:15

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a week after their arrest which their supporters said was meant to appease the Trump administration....
2019-06-12 23:45

Animal-rights protester poaches mic from Sen. Kamala Harris A man-bun-sporting animal-rights activist ripped a microphone from Sen. Kamala Harris’ hands during a campaign event in California, prompting outrage on social media and praise for how the senator’s husband stepped in to stop the loon. Th...
2019-06-03 08:30

Mexico, Honduras say will work together to protect migrant rights Mexico and Honduras will coordinate to protect the rights of Honduran migrants in transit through Mexico as well as strengthen their cooperation to tackle human trafficking, their foreign ministries said in a joint statement on Friday....
2019-06-15 05:15

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico’s president The head of Mexico’s governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don’t appear to be a priority for his administration...
2019-06-03 23:45

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family's rights A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profanely yelling commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters because one of the ch...
2019-06-15 09:15

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
2019-05-28 17:30

CBOE Risk Management Conference March 4 – 6, 2015 CHICAGO, IL, January 26, 2015 – The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) will host the 31st annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC), from Wednesday, March 4 through Friday, March 6, 2015, at ...
2019-05-22 22:15

CBOE Risk Management Conference Europe 2017 CHICAGO – August 14, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will host the 6th annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, Monday, September 11 through Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at the Grove Hotel in Hertfordshire, UK – ...
2019-05-22 01:30

In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
2019-05-22 19:15

Raptors steamroll Bucks to even Eastern Conference finals TORONTO — With a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks. Kyle Lowry led the way. Lowry scored 25 points, Leonard had 19 and the Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-...
2019-05-22 07:45

E3 2019 liveblog: all the news from Microsoft's Xbox conference Join the Guardian’s video games editor Keza MacDonald and correspondent Keith Stuart for live news from the Xbox E3 2019 press conference: will we see a new console? 10.06pm BST 10.06pm BST For some reason, my favourite driving game ever is getting ...
2019-06-09 23:15

CBOE Risk Management Conference Europe 2015 CHICAGO, IL, August 19, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) will host the 4th annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, from Monday, September 28, through Wednesday, September 30...
2019-05-22 22:15

Non-conference schedule pits UA against 4 NCAA tourney teams TUCSON – With the month of March done and over with, many people might think it is time to put away the University of Arizona basketball gear and paraphernalia. Well hold on to your shorts – Wildcat basketball may be closer than you think...
2019-05-31 01:45

2019 N.H.L. Playoffs: In the Eastern Conference, It’s the Upstart vs. the Mainstay The Carolina Hurricanes had not made the playoffs since 2009. In the conference finals, they face a team with plenty of recent postseason experience: the Boston Bruins....
2019-05-22 04:45

St. Thomas kicked out of football conference for beating the hell out of everybody The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has decided to oust St. Thomas, the largest school in the NCAA Division III league and the most successful in recent years in sports. The MIAC announced Wednesday the Tommies will be “involuntar...
2019-05-23 18:15

CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2016 CHICAGO, IL – November 1, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host its 2nd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, on Wednesday, November 30, through Thursday, December 1, 2016, at the Conrad Hong Kong hotel.  ...
2019-05-22 08:15

2017 CBOE Risk Management Conference Europe Chicago, Illinois -- April 26, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will host the 6th annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, from September 11 through September 13, 2017, at The Grove Hotel in Hertfordshire, UK....
2019-05-22 08:15

WWDC Apple developer conference keynote – live! Follow the launch of Apple’s latest products as they are announced 6.04pm BST As ever, we open with some natty promos: first, a cute animation featuring a load of emojis scrolling across the screen (a reminder, perhaps, that the small icons are the s...
2019-06-03 19:15

2016 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- September 13, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the second annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, from November 30 through December 1, 2016, at the Conrad Hong Kong....
2019-05-22 12:15

2017 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO -- October 11, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, on Tuesday, December 5, through Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at the Conrad Hong Kong Hotel....
2019-05-22 01:30

Cboe to Host First Risk Management Conference Tel Aviv CHICAGO – October 2, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host the inaugural Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMCSM) Tel Aviv on Tuesday, November 6, at the InterContinental ...
2019-05-21 20:30

Thiem slams Serena's 'bad personality' after press conference row "Dominic Thiem has accused Serena Williams of showing a \"bad personality\" after his Roland Garros press conference was pulled to accomodate the American veteran."...
2019-06-02 18:30

2015 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- October 12, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the first-ever CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, from November 30 through December 1, 2015, at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong....
2019-05-22 12:15

31st Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference U.S. CHICAGO, IL, November 10, 2014 – The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will host the 31st Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC), from March 4 through 6, 2015, at the Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad, California...
2019-05-22 22:15

2014 CBOE Risk Management Conference Europe CHICAGO, IL, May 9, 2014 – The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will host the 3rd Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, from September 3 through 5, 2014, at the Powerscourt Hotel in County Wicklow, ...
2019-05-23 04:45

Cboe Risk Management Conference U.S. Begins Wednesday CHICAGO – March 5, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets will host the 34th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) U.S. this week at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort in Bonita Springs, Florida....
2019-05-21 20:30

Watch the Xbox E3 2019 press conference in under 15 minutes Sony skipped E3 this year, and my gosh Microsoft made the most of it. The company used its Xbox briefing to tease Project Scarlett, a powerful new console due "holiday 2020," and the introduction of Project xCloud, a long-awaited game streaming s......
2019-06-10 22:15

Southern Conference hires Ohio AD Jim Schaus as commissioner SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Southern Conference has selected Ohio athletic director Jim Schaus as its new commissioner. Schaus, who has been Ohio’s athletic director for the last 11 years, begins his new job July 1. He replaces John Iamarino, ...
2019-06-04 20:15

What to expect from the Raytheon, United Technologies conference call Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. CNBC's Morgan Brennan joins "Squawk Box" with the latest....
2019-06-10 16:15

At Collision conference, Facebook and the rest of tech gets taken to task once again Facebook gets more heat as conference speakers take it to task for its vast influence and inability to address such persistent problems as fake users.        ...
2019-05-25 13:15

| Thiem rages at press conference eviction for Serena Dominic Thiem was left fuming after being kicked out of his own Roland Garros media conference so that a defeated Serena Williams could be accommodated instead....
2019-06-02 10:45

CBOE Risk Management Conference Europe 2016 CHICAGO, IL -- August 24, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host the 5th annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, Monday, September 26 through Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at the Powerscourt Hotel in County Wi...
2019-05-22 12:15

2016 CBOE Risk Management Conference Europe CHICAGO, IL -- April 18, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host the 5th annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, from September 26 through September 28, 2016, at the Powerscourt Hotel in County Wicklow, Irelan...
2019-05-22 12:15

Red Sox call ominous Dustin Pedroia press conference Another setback. And now a news conference. The Red Sox announced that Dustin Pedroia, manager Alex Cora and team president Dave Dombrowski will address the media Monday afternoon, hours after Boston moved Pedroia to the 60-day injured list. The 35-y...
2019-05-27 20:00

UK urges China to respect rights on Tiananmen crackdown anniversary Britain urged China to allow its citizens to protest peacefully and enjoy freedom of expression in a statement marking the 30th anniversary of the Chinese government's deadly crackdown on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square....
2019-06-04 11:15

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language that gives people “a fundamental right” to make decisions about their reproductive healt...
2019-05-27 21:00

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.        ...
2019-05-24 18:15

Kawhi Leonard files lawsuit against Nike over rights to his logo In the lawsuit, Leonard said Nike filed a copyright application for a logo that he designed and did so "unbeknownst to Leonard and without his consent." Nike told Leonard earlier this year to stop using the logo, the lawsuit said....
2019-06-04 06:45

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all necessary measures to guarantee judicial independence,” following concerns that some pressure may have...
2019-05-21 15:00

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights Council, issued the warning against the backgroun...
2019-05-21 15:00

Ivanka rocks The Hague with push for women’s financial rights Ivanka Trump brought her bid to help level the global financial playing field for 50 million women to The Hague Wednesday, where she announced a deal with Mastercard to expand capital to minorities around the world....
2019-06-06 00:45

Looks Like Biden Is Full of Shit On a Vital Abortion Rights Issue The bare minimum support for abortion rights for a Democratic presidential candidate in 2020 is a pledge to repeal the Hyde Amendment, which has banned federal funding for abortions since 1977. It appears that frontrunner Joe Biden, who voted for tha...
2019-06-05 17:15

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a wide range of abuses....
2019-06-07 15:30

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X' Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in America....
2019-06-14 21:45

Rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 18:15

Would Overturning Abortion Rights Turn Back Clock To 1973? FILE – In this Wednesday, April 26, 1989 file photo, Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred hold hands as they leave the Supreme Court building in Washington after sitting in while the court listen...
2019-05-26 19:45

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathaleen Pittman still remembers the first time she had to turn away a patient because of new intrusive an...
2019-05-30 03:30

Chef and civil rights figure Leah Chase dead at 96 Iconic New Orleans chef Leah Chase — who served her authentic Creole cuisine to civil rights activists Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr. — has died, her family announced late Saturday. She was 96. “The Chase family is heartbroken to share ...
2019-06-03 08:30

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
2019-06-14 19:30

Richard Ashcroft reclaims rights to 'Bitter Sweet Symphony' The Verve alum Richard Ashcroft thanked Mick Jagger and Keith Richards after the Rolling Stones members gave him the rights to "Bitter Sweet Symphony."...
2019-05-25 01:15

'Are they going to violate my rights?': California's battle over police body cameras State lawmakers are considering barring officers from running facial recognition programs on body camerasAdvocates calling for body-worn cameras for law enforcement agencies have always been upfront that this tool for transparency was a double-edged ...
2019-06-14 13:45

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov. Phil Scott signed the legislation Monday, saying he has consistently supported a woman’s right...
2019-06-11 16:15

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt’s Sinai amount to war crimes CAIRO (AP) — A leading international rights group has accused Egypt’s security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militants for years. Human Rights Watch allege...
2019-05-28 10:30

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in bribery to survive. The U.N. Human Rights Office said in a report released Tuesday that a failed pub...
2019-05-28 10:30

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 prisoners dead, a prisoner rights groups said. The clash started when inmates, many armed, refused to le...
2019-05-24 23:15

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
2019-06-11 15:15

Georgia House race becomes new battleground in fight over abortion rights Renee Unterman, the Republican state senator who sponsored Georgia's controversial "heartbeat" bill, announced a run for Congress on Thursday, opening a potential new battleground in the national fight over abortion rights....
2019-06-09 04:00

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the supreme court a...
2019-05-21 21:15

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen Israel's Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation order....
2019-06-02 15:15

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new U.S. tariffs on its southern neighbor....
2019-06-11 06:45

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's only abortion clinic could close by the end of the week....
2019-05-29 22:15

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union. Critics said they would give too much power to the justice minister....
2019-05-30 18:45

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no going back to normal" in fighting discrimination against the LGBTQ community....
2019-06-09 01:30

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and pension rights and for action on discrimination and sexual harassment....
2019-06-12 18:30

Accountability in Sudan ‘crucial’ to avoid ‘further bloodshed’, says UN rights office Now in its fifth day, a crackdown by the military authorities in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, with dozens reported killed, has prompted a “gravely concerned” UN human rights office (OHCHR) to propose the “rapid deployment” of a monitoring team t...
2019-06-07 18:30

English Premier League broadcast rights rise to $12 billion English Premier League broadcast rights have risen almost 8% to 9.2 billion pounds ($12 billion) for the next three seasons        ...
2019-05-21 19:45

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the U.S. The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal pen...
2019-06-01 19:30

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality. The tiny Himalayan kingdom’s lower house of Parliament voted overwhelmingly on Friday to repea...
2019-06-09 14:30

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
2019-05-21 15:15

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: official Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 20:30

Cboe Hosts 7th Annual Risk Management Conference Europe CHICAGO – July 24, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the 7th annual Cboe Risk Management ConferenceSM (RMC) Europe Wednesday, 12 September through Friday, 14 September 2018, at the Powerscourt Hotel, Enniskerry, C...
2019-05-21 20:30

Cboe to Host First-Ever Risk Management Conference Tel Aviv in November CHICAGO – July 31, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the first-ever Cboe Risk Management ConferenceSM (RMC) Tel Aviv on Tuesday, November 6, at the InterContinental Hotel David in Tel Aviv, Israel. Cboe is pleased...
2019-05-21 20:30

NCAA Division III school being booted from conference over athletic dominance An NCAA Division III powerhouse is set to be booted from the conference they helped found with six other schools in 1920 for being too successful in athletics....
2019-05-23 17:30

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: officials Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
2019-06-12 06:45

Bucks say they got 'punched' as Raptors level NBA Eastern Conference finals Playoff series tied at 2-2 as Toronto win second game in successionWinner of best-of-seven series will face Warriors in NBA finalsWith a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwa...
2019-05-22 14:45

Watch the EA Play E3 2019 press conference live stream right here Electronic Arts is once again kicking off E3 a weekend of livestreams and press conferences with its EA PLAY event on Saturday, June 8th at 9:15 AM PT / 12:15 PM ET from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. The publisher is mixing it up this year ...
2019-06-09 07:45

Trump and May hold joint press conference – video highlights The US president criticises Sadiq Khan and Jeremy Corbyn while backing Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt as candidates to be next prime minister. Speaking at a joint press conference with May, Trump said she deserved 'a lot of credit' for her work on Bre...
2019-06-05 00:15

NBA playoff schedule: Conference finals matchups, dates and TV times The long regular season is over and it's finally playoff time. The quest for the Larry O'Brien Trophy and the NBA championship is on.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Weakened Xi heads to meet Modi and Putin at security conference Smiling broadly as he strode into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in June 2018 alongside a group of world leaders, Chinese President Xi Jinping had never looked stronger....
2019-06-14 06:45

CBOE Holdings To Present At UBS Best Of Americas Conference In London On September 13 CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the UBS Best of Americas Conference in London on Friday, September 13, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. London ...
2019-05-23 04:45

34th Annual Cboe Risk Management Conference U.S. 2018 CHICAGO – January 24, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the 34th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) U.S. from Wednesday, March 7 through Friday, March 9, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonit...
2019-05-22 01:30

33rd Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference U.S. 2017 CHICAGO, IL -- February 3, 2017 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host the 33rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) U.S. from Wednesday, March 8 through Friday, March 10, 2017, at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings to Present at J.P. Morgan SMid Cap Conference on December 11 CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Alan J. Dean, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will present at the 12th Annual J.P. Morgan SMid Cap Conference in Chicago on...
2019-05-23 04:45

Trail Blazers' cohesiveness helped them to conference finals The Portland Trail Blazers faced a number of challenges on the journey to their first Western Conference finals in 19 years        ...
2019-05-22 03:15

Xbox E3 2019: The 16 biggest announcements and trailers from the press conference Microsoft promised a big show for E3 2019, and for the most part, it delivered. Over 60 games were shown off during the media briefing on Sunday afternoon, including more than a dozen first-party titles. Rather than recap the show in its entirety (yo...
2019-06-10 06:45

WWDC 2019: Everything Apple announced at its annual developer conference It’s June, which means it’s time once again for Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC). The annual developer event shifts the focus from hardware to software and services, detailing the best new features in watchOS, tvOS, iOS, and macOS. Occas...
2019-06-04 01:30

Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia Begins Next Week CHICAGO - December 1, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia next week at the Conrad Hong Kong Hotel....
2019-05-22 01:30

France Welcomes PM Modi's Proposal For Global Conference On Terrorism France today welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposal for a global conference to tackle the threat of terrorism, saying the fight against terror is at the heart of its priorities....
2019-06-10 14:45

Germany hosts Latin America and Caribbean conference in Berlin More than 20 foreign ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean have converged on Berlin, albeit without Venezuelan representation. Germany is trying to revitalize lagging diplomatic and trade ties with the region....
2019-05-28 13:45

4th Annual Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia 2018 CHICAGO – November 12, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host the 4th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMCSM) Asia on Monday, December 3, through Tuesday, December 4, 201...
2019-05-21 20:30

Federer bemused that Thiem's news conference was cut short 2018 French Open runner-up Dominic Thiem's news conference abruptly stopped to make way for sudden arrival of Serena Williams following her loss, bemusing Roger Federer        ...
2019-06-02 20:30

1st Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2015 CHICAGO, IL – November 16, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) will for the first time hold a CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) in Asia, on Monday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at the...
2019-05-22 12:15

NBA Conference finals: Curry brothers face off as Antetokounmpo waits It’s Golden State v Portland in the West, and Toronto v Milwaukee in the East. We look at the factors that will decide the teams for the NBA finalsAfter Sunday’s two tightly contested Game 7s, the NBA Conference finals are finally set. The well-reste...
2019-05-21 14:37

32nd Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference U.S. 2016 CHICAGO, IL -- January 28, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host the 32nd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) U.S. from Monday, February 29 through Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point ...
2019-05-22 12:15

Factbox: Apple software developer conference highlights 2019 Apple Inc executives introduced app developers to hardware and software improvements at its Worldwide Developer's Conference 2019 on Monday. Here are some highlights:...
2019-06-04 04:30

UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over Jehovah’s Witness sentencing in Russia The sentencing in Russia of a Danish Jehovah’s Witness on Thursday to six years in prison on charges of “organising the activity of a banned extremist organisation” has been described as a “dangerous precedent” by the UN human rights chief....
2019-05-21 14:38

Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million purchase of M-Pesa rights from Vodafone Kenya's Safaricom will start a joint venture with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to the popular M-Pesa mobile financial services platform from Britain's Vodafone, Safaricom's CEO said on Thursday....
2019-05-24 04:15

NRA responds to Gillibrand put-down by posting her 2008 letter praising gun-rights group One day after Kirsten Gillibrand slammed the National Rifle Association (NRA) as the "worst organization in this country," the NRA on Monday reposted an effusive letter it received from Gillibrand in 2008, in which the then-congresswoman praised "the...
2019-06-03 22:30

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights to life, health and well-being, as well as the right to live in a healthy environment.”...
2019-06-03 17:30

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 22:15

Abortion rights demonstrations seize agenda at Cannes film festival The green pro-abortion rights movement took over Cannes this week, as a series of protests at the famous French film festival drew the eye. A new documentary on the fight to legalise the procedure in Argentina received its premiére there this weekend...
2019-05-21 14:38

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top leaders. Yet employees at many other NGOs also face the same problems....
2019-06-02 21:30

Brazil's Petrobras eyes transfer-of-rights addendum that opens up $9 bln payment Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras said on Tuesday its board of directors approved an addendum to a transfer-of-rights oil contract that will see it reimbursed to the tune of $9.06 billion, but the deal remains subject to governmental agreement...
2019-05-21 15:15

Democratic congresswoman chides ‘sex-starved males’ opposed to abortion rights Rep. Norma J. Torres (Calif.) caused a stir in the House with her comment, which she then withdrew, during a debate on a bill for the Department of Health and Human Services....
2019-06-13 00:30

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
2019-06-07 08:15

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris to unveil plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris will unveil a new plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushing back against Republican-backed state laws that restrict a woman's right to end a pregnancy....
2019-05-28 21:45

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO – Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air forces last year launched a major operat...
2019-05-28 20:45

Rights group tries to block new Saudi ship from leaving France with arms A French rights group sought on Tuesday to block the loading of what it said were munitions onto a Saudi Arabian ship docked in southern France, as pressure mounts on Paris to stop military sales to the kingdom....
2019-05-28 20:15

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 03:45

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passed in several states. Dozens of groups, including P...
2019-05-22 07:15

It’s time gay people stepped aside... hetero whiners have rights too | Barbara Ellen In making its hateful point, the Super Happy Fun America group trivialises oppressionAt times like these, it’s a relief that LGBTQ people have absolutely nothing to worry about.Apart from Brunei wanting to stone them to death; Ann Widdecombe saying t...
2019-06-08 19:15

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human rights violations by the nation’s security agencies....
2019-05-22 04:30

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce debate over whether or not to try and impeach Donald Trump is roiling the Democratic party in Washing...
2019-06-10 08:30

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to in...
2019-06-10 18:45

UN agencies call for action to bolster rights of Europe’s stateless children United Nations agencies are calling on States and regional organizations across Europe to take urgent action to ensure that thousands of currently stateless children are given the support and protection they deserve.  ...
2019-05-21 15:45

UN must provide redress for minorities placed in toxic Kosovo camps, says rights expert An independent rights expert appointed by the Human Rights Council has called on the United Nations to “provide justice and remedies” to displaced people who suffered lead poisoning after being housed in UN camps on toxic wasteland in Kosovo....
2019-05-21 22:15

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
2019-05-21 21:45

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for international law and the rights of children."...
2019-05-21 21:15

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the country....
2019-05-21 20:15

Repatriation of extremist fighters and families to Kazakhstan, welcomed by UN rights expert Stressing the need for some Governments to reform their laws and policies on fighting terrorism and extremism, an independent UN human rights expert welcomed on Friday Kazakhstan’s repatriation of 231 of its citizens from conflict sites in Syria and ...
2019-05-21 19:15

To your health! Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in east and central Europe that is restricted in the bloc on......
2019-05-21 15:15

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the way for an official mission to Caracas by the UN’s top rights official, Michelle Bachelet....
2019-05-21 15:00

CNN panel laughs at Biden claim that he marched in 1988 for civil rights Reporter Jake Tapper and his panel burst out laughing Tuesday over a report about presidential candidate Joe Biden’s 30-year-old false claims that he marched during the civil rights movement....
2019-06-05 09:15

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The German parliament praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East Germany. A memorial to the victims of communism is being planned....
2019-06-07 06:30

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-described “ethical vegan” Adam Knauff, 40, claims his human rights were violated in 2017 when he foug...
2019-05-22 18:00

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected president, as new statewide restrictions have thrust the issue into the 2020 campaign....
2019-05-22 18:30

Mexico cannot move forward ‘without addressing the shadows of the past’, says UN rights chief Concluding “five intense, interesting and rewarding working days” in Mexico, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday that the country was going through a “crucial” period where it needed to reckon with “the shadows of the past”, b...
2019-05-21 15:00

Vermont Moves to Protect Abortion Rights as Other States Impose Bans In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 19:30

Rights group: India controls Kashmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely use torture to subdue dissent....
2019-05-21 14:45

Bevin To Host Signing Ceremony For Foster Children’s Bill Of Rights FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin is set to sign into law a foster children’s bill of rights. The bill was signed by the governor back in March under an emergency, but on Wednesday Bevin and other speakers will take part in a cere...
2019-06-05 14:00

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious human rights violations. The nation’s Senate voted Wednesday to make Gen. Nicacio Martínez a four...
2019-06-06 07:30

Elizabeth Warren Shames Joe Biden and Gives an Electrifying Defense of Abortion Rights Former Vice President Joe Biden has been incredibly disappointing when it comes to repealing the Hyde Amendment, the 1977 law that bars the government from funding abortions through Medicaid or organizations like Planned Parenthood. Biden voted for t...
2019-06-06 15:30

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was speaking Wednesday in Tokyo days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989 student pro-democracy protest...
2019-05-29 12:15

Nicaragua: UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over increasing criminalization of dissenters While the Nicaraguan Government claims to want to resolve its political and social unrest, dissenters continue to be arrested and convicted, clearly hindering a conducive environment for “genuine and inclusive dialogue,” the United Nations rights chi...
2019-05-21 15:00

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris unveils plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a new plan to protect abortion access on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushing back against Republican-backed state laws that restrict a woman's right to end a pregnancy....
2019-05-29 11:45

Abortion rights advocates criticize Biden over support for Hyde Amendment NARAL and Emily’s List took aim at Biden over his support for the rule, which prohibits federal funds from being used on abortion in most circumstances....
2019-06-06 10:30

Bucks, Raptors gearing up for must-watch Game 6 of Eastern Conference finals Five keys to watch in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors on Saturday night.        ...
2019-05-25 21:00

How Salesforce got its developer conference right, while Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and Google lost their way Salesforce made developers and admins the stars at TrailheaDX 2019. Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Facebook failed to do the same at their developer conferences....
2019-06-17 06:45

Cboe Global Markets to Present at the Citi Conference on Wednesday, February 27 CHICAGO – February 20, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and CEO, will present at the Citi Asset Managers, Broker Dealers and Excha...
2019-05-21 20:30

Cboe to Host 2019 Risk Management Conference Europe in September CHICAGO – June 11, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host its 8th annual Cboe® Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe from Monday, 9 September through Wednesday, 11 September,...
2019-06-11 19:15

Cboe to Host 2018 Risk Management Conference Europe in September CHICAGO – May 31, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the 7th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe from Wednesday, September 12 through Friday, September 14, 2018, at the Powerscourt Hotel, Enniskerry...
2019-05-21 20:30

Toronto Raptors take lead in Eastern Conference finals after win over Milwaukee Bucks Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a thrilling 105-99 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday in the most important game in franchise history....
2019-05-24 06:45

CBOE Risk Management Conference Returns To Europe September 3 – 5 CHICAGO, IL, August 7, 2014 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will host the CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, from September 3 through 5, 2014, at the Powerscourt Hotel in Enniskerry, County Wickl...
2019-05-22 22:15

Dominic Thiem says Serena Williams has 'bad personality' after press conference interruption Austrian tennis star Dominic Thiem blasted Serena Williams as having “a bad personality” over the weekend after being booted out of his press conference to make room for the American following her loss at the French Open....
2019-06-03 22:15

Gore lectures Australians on climate change in taxpayer-subsidized conference Former Vice President Al Gore is in Australia hosting a project to combat climate change -- a push that is being subsidized by local taxpayers to the tune of $100,000 amid a dispute over a controversial coal mine....
2019-06-05 20:30

CBOE Holdings To Present At KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference CHICAGO, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that Alan Dean, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Edward Provost, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer, will ...
2019-05-23 15:15

CBOE Holdings, Inc. To Present At UBS Securities 2012 Global Exchanges Conference On May 9 CHICAGO, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the UBS Securities 2012 Global Exchanges Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, May...
2019-05-23 15:15

Dominic Thiem, Serena Williams miffed after press conference confusion Serena Williams’ third-round loss at the French Open also had a big impact on Dominic Thiem. The Austrian, fresh off a Round of 32 win, had his post-match press conference cut short after Williams made her earliest Grand Slam exit in five years...
2019-06-03 16:30

2019 N.H.L. Playoffs: In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
2019-05-22 04:45

| At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship The ambassador of North Korea to the United Nations has warned the United States that its "outrageous" seizure of a cargo ship could have consequences on the future of US-North Korean relations, as he reiterated a demand for the immediate return of t...
2019-05-22 09:15

Fired-Up Raptors Thoroughly Flatten Bucks, Draw Even In Eastern Conference Finals For the first time in this series and just the second time in these playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks were roundly outclassed Tuesday night and fell convincingly, 120–102, to the Toronto Raptors to even up the Eastern Conference Finals. The Raptors grabb...
2019-05-22 10:15

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Citi Conference on Thursday, March 1 CHICAGO – February 26, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Citi Asset Ma...
2019-05-22 01:30

Trump, in Japan, meets Emperor Naruhito ahead of news conference with Abe President Trump on Monday became the first world leader to meet Japan’s new emperor, Naruhito, ahead of a much-anticipated news conference where the president is expected to talk about topics ranging from trade to North Korea....
2019-05-27 05:15

U.S. states, rights groups ask court to block bid to divert $1.5 billion toward Trump's wall Civil rights groups and 20 states asked a federal judge to prevent the Trump Administration from transferring $1.5 billion that Congress had approved for the military toward building a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, according to a court filing....
2019-05-30 21:45

The House of Commons just gave a standing ovation for abortion rights — minus the Conservatives Members of the Canadian House of Commons rose in a standing ovation to affirm support for a woman's right to choose — that is, except for the Conservatives....
2019-05-30 06:15

Tucson community says goodbye to late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON –The Tucson community said goodbye to a very special person Thursday morning. A memorial service was held in honor of civil rights leader and community activist Dr. Betty Liggins at Rising Star MBC, 2800 E. 36th Street. She passed away in a n...
2019-05-24 04:15

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights Louisiana's Democratic governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, the latest legislation in a movement in mostly Southern and Midwest states to curb abortion rights....
2019-05-30 04:30

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based on the recognition of rights, respect and co-operation....
2019-05-29 03:15

Rights group tries to block new Saudi ship from leaving France with arms cargo A French rights group sought on Tuesday to block the loading of what it said were munitions onto a Saudi Arabian ship docked in southern France, as pressure mounts on Paris to stop military sales to the kingdom....
2019-05-28 18:15

Huawei files motion to block U.S. ban, calling it an affront to global human rights The Chinese tech giant filed a legal motion Wednesday in U.S. federal court to have the Trump administration’s efforts to ban its equipment in the United States declared unconstitutional....
2019-05-29 18:15

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in the semi-autonomous Chinese terr...
2019-06-06 12:45

U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, refugees, a prominent rights group said on Friday as U.S. negotiators met Guatemalan officials....
2019-06-15 00:30

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to protect victims, and bring perpetrators to justice....
2019-05-21 20:15

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 18:45

Civil rights leader William Barber convicted of trespassing for 2017 protest Barber had pleaded not guilty, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-inUS civil rights advocate the Rev William Barber was convicted on Thursday of second degree trespass for his role in a peaceful ...
2019-06-07 01:30

Rights of ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters in France, ‘disproportionately curtailed’, say UN independent experts French protesters’ rights have been “disproportionately curtailed” during the wave of recent “gilet jaunes”, or yellow jacket demonstrations across the country over Government economic policies, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on ...
2019-05-21 20:15

UPDATE 1-Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift protest from Beijing....
2019-06-05 04:15

UN expert: Canada's toxic waste policy shows disdain for Indigenous rights Special rapporteur Baskut Tuncak urges Canada to engage with groups who live near toxic sites and respect basic human rightsCanada’s handling of toxic chemicals and industrial waste shows a “blatant disregard for Indigenous rights”, a UN human rights...
2019-06-07 11:45

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
2019-06-07 22:45

Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former British colony must take steps to protect its rights, freedoms and high degree of autonomy....
2019-06-12 14:30

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Disability inclusion, minimum wage, and LGBTI rights in Botswana This Tuesday, we cover: a new strategy for disability inclusion; continued talks on social justice at the international labour conference; an update on Yemen; a historic Security Council resolution on missing persons in conflict; and same-sex rights ...
2019-06-12 00:45

Abortion rights supporters' voices thunder at #StopTheBans rallies across the nation Hundreds of #StopTheBans rallies took place across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by states to restrict access to abortions.        ...
2019-05-22 07:15

Americans' perception of LGBTQ rights under federal law largely incorrect: Reuters/Ipsos Almost half of all Americans incorrectly believe that federal law protects lesbian, gay and bisexual people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released this week....
2019-06-11 13:30

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the deat...
2019-06-11 06:45

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children released from the ranks of a north-east Nigeria self-...
2019-05-21 15:15

Venezuela: At least 20 dead, situation could ‘rapidly spiral out of control’ warns UN rights chief UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned on Friday that the situation in Venezuela could “rapidly spiral out of control”, amid ongoing deadly violence and uncertainty linked to Wednesday’s declaration by Juan Guaidó that he had become the count...
2019-05-21 15:00

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work, are also front and centre in some of the films c...
2019-05-21 14:38

Stacey Abrams Calls on Hollywood to #StayAndFight About Georgia Abortion Rights Instead of Boycotting Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is just as outraged as many about Georgia’s decision to virtually outlaw abortions in the state, but she’s imploring leaders of industry, especially those in the filmmaking community, to stand with...
2019-06-05 06:45

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leaders at the G20 summit in Japan this month, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 18:45

Taylor Swift letter urges Republican senator to back LGBTQ rights Swift calls on home-state senator to support Equality Act‘Let’s demand … our laws truly treat all our citizens equally’Taylor Swift kicked off Pride Month on Saturday by asking the Tennessee Republican senator Lamar Alexander to protect LGBTQ rights ...
2019-06-02 01:15

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
2019-05-21 17:30

Abortion rights supporters plan hundreds of #StopTheBans rallies across nation Tuesday Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions.        ...
2019-05-21 18:45

Leah Chase, civil rights pioneer and queen of Creole cuisine, dies at 96 The famed New Orleans chef's secret ingredient? 'Love,' she told USA Today Network in 2016.        ...
2019-06-02 18:15

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 her family announced. She was 96 years old....
2019-06-02 19:30

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census until allegations that the query was intended to bolster Republican political advant...
2019-06-13 13:45

Congresswoman Norma Torres blasts ‘sex-starved males’ opposed to abortion rights A Democratic lawmaker caused a stir on the House floor Wednesday when she said she was sick of hearing “so many sex-starved males” talk about abortion. The comment from California Rep. Norma Torres came during a debate on a spending bill ...
2019-06-13 09:15

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving torture, and other rights abuses, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on Wednesday....
2019-05-21 15:45

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong condemnation on Wednesday from UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet....
2019-05-21 19:15

Stormy Daniels hosting abortion rights 'swamp trash block party' Stormy Daniels is set to host a “swamp trash block party” with jello shots and a silent auction to benefit an abortion rights group in New Orleans on Sunday....
2019-06-16 01:15

Bernie Sanders leans into socialist label, touts 'economic bill of rights' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Wednesday outlined his vision for a new "21st century economic bill of rights," a key element of the socialist platform he has long championed....
2019-06-12 23:30

Cboe Global Markets to Present at the Raymond James Conference on Monday, March 4 CHICAGO – February 28, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and CEO, will present at the Raymond James 40th Annual Institutional Inves...
2019-05-21 20:30

Trump tells reporters he's 'always right' during Oval Office press conference with Polish president President Trump said he's "ultimately ... always right" during a Wednesday press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda, and called the press "untrusting." ...
2019-06-13 01:30

Leading experts to discuss the future of health care at the Healthy Returns conference in NYC CEOs of major drug, biotech and health-care companies will meet to discuss trends and innovations in the health care industry at the Healthy Returns conference in New York City on Tuesday, May 21....
2019-05-21 17:45

CBOE Holdings to Present at Sandler O'Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference CHICAGO -- June 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that CBOE Holdings’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Edward Tilly and President and Chief Operating Officer Chris Concannon will speak at the Sandler O’Neill Global Exc...
2019-05-22 08:15

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Raymond James Conference on Tuesday, March 6 CHICAGO – March 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Chris Concannon, President and Chief ...
2019-05-22 01:30

CBOE Holdings To Present At Barclays Global Financial Services Conference On September 16 CHICAGO, IL -- September 11, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward L. Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York City on Wednesday, Se...
2019-05-22 12:15

CBOE Holdings To Present At Barclays Global Financial Services Conference On September 10 CHICAGO, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 10, 2013...
2019-05-23 04:45

'Thiem is owed an apology' - Croft & Cash weigh in on Serena press conference row "Annabel Croft believes that Dominic Thiem has been treated \"disrespectfully\" after having to cut short his press conference to accomodate Serena Williams."...
2019-06-03 13:30

CBOE Holdings to Present at KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference on November 19 CHICAGO, IL November 17, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference in New York City on Wednesday, November 19, ...
2019-05-22 22:15

Bethesda’s E3 2019 press conference: Start time, how to watch, and live stream No press conference at E3 2019 has me more intrigued than this one. On Sunday, June 9th at 5:30 PM PT / 8:30 PM ET, Bethesda — publisher of the Elder Scrolls and Fallout franchises — will take the stage for its latest E3 showcase, but unl...
2019-06-10 06:45

CBOE Holdings, Inc. To Present At Barclays Global Financial Services Conference On September 11 CHICAGO, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York, NY, on Tuesday, Sept...
2019-05-23 15:15

Steph and Seth Curry shared a special moment after the Western Conference finals Stephen Curry and Seth Curry exchanged jerseys and a hug after Steph's Warriors completed the sweep of the Trail Blazers.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

E3 2019 schedule: Press conference live streams, start times, and what to expect There is no weekend of the year that gamers anticipate more than the weekend before E3. Over the next few days, the likes of Microsoft, Nintendo, EA, Ubisoft, and Square Enix will announce new games that will launch over the next year. We might even ...
2019-06-06 16:45

CBOE Holdings To Present at Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference On March 5 CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Raymond James & Associates' 34th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in ...
2019-05-23 15:15

CBOE Holdings to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference on September 14 CHICAGO, IL -- September 8, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York on Wednesday, September, 14 at 7:30 a....
2019-05-22 12:15

Watch: Giannis Antetokounmpo storms out of postgame press conference after Game 6 loss Milwaukee star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo stormed out of his news conference after the Bucks' Game 6 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night....
2019-05-26 17:30

UN conference agrees better ways for Global South countries to work together on sustainable development The Second High-Level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation, known as BAPA+40, concluded on Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a political declaration agreed by more than 160 Member States renewing the global commitment in the promotion and i...
2019-05-21 15:00

CBOE Holdings to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 12 CHICAGO -- September 7, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that CBOE Holdings Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Edward Tilly will speak at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York on Tuesda...
2019-05-22 01:30

CBOE Holdings Presents Strategic Initiatives to Enhance Share Value at Investor Day Conference CHICAGO, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At today's Investor Day Conference with stockholders and analysts, CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) senior management outlined the Company's strategic initiatives to enhance share value. It also noted that thr...
2019-05-23 20:15

Cboe Global Markets Announces Post Market Close Conference Call CHICAGO – February 7, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will hold a teleconference after today’s market close to provide an overview of recent market conditions and address certain concerns around market volatility and the ...
2019-05-22 01:30

The future of work ‘with social justice for all’ tops agenda of centenary UN Labour conference The Centenary International Labour Conference got underway on Monday at the UN in Geneva, with ILO chief Guy Ryder, calling on hundreds of delegates from around the world to help “construct a future of work, with social justice for all”....
2019-06-10 21:15

Remembering a legend: Tucson remembers late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON – Back in 1960, Betty Liggins was a mail carrier in Chicago. If you asked her then if she thought she would be an instrumental person in civil rights, not only in Tucson but the entire nation, she may have not believed you. But now, near...
2019-05-24 04:15

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by reports of the excessive use of force” by security forces, loyal to President Nicolás Maduro, a day aft...
2019-05-21 15:00

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty, which grants a reprieve to 737 inmates, up to end of his ...
2019-05-21 15:00

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 00:15

Rolling Stones give ‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ song rights back to The Verve Perhaps old age has softened the Stones. After more than two decades, Rolling Stones frontmen Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have finally relinquished their rights over The Verve’s legacy, their singular hit “Bitter Sweet Symphony,”...
2019-05-23 22:30

Judge finds Navy SEAL’s fair trial rights violated in war crimes case SAN DIEGO – The military judge presiding over the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes said on Friday prosecutors who electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant violated the accused’s r...
2019-06-01 09:30

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-01 15:15

Rita’s Italian Ice responds to photo of mascot attending abortion rights rally in Philadelphia Rita’s Italian Ice has responded after a photo of the company’s mascot at an abortion rights rally in Philadelphia was shared widely on social media....
2019-05-22 19:30

Judge finds Navy SEAL's fair trial rights violated in war crimes case The military judge presiding over the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes said on Friday prosecutors who electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant violated the accused's right to a fair tri...
2019-06-01 08:45

NYPD apologizes for 1969 Stonewall raid that birthed modern LGBT rights movement New York City's police commissioner apologized Thursday for the June 1969 raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar, an event widely cited as the beginning of the modern LGBT rights movement....
2019-06-07 02:15

USC and United Airlines announce new naming-rights deal for historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum The football field at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be named after its corporate sponsor, the University of Southern California and United Airlines announced Friday as part of a new 10-year agreement following the collapse of a previous nami...
2019-06-08 03:45

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LGBT rights movement in Poland is targeted by hate speech and a government campaign depicting it as a ...
2019-06-09 14:30

Russian court rules to free Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev was granted early release by a Russian court on Monday after being given a four-year penal colony sentence earlier this year, his lawyer and supporters said....
2019-06-10 19:15

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday just days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on student pro-democracy protests cente...
2019-05-29 21:45

John Oliver Challenges 13 States to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment on Last Week Tonight John Oliver knows that this year has been rough for women, who “judging from restroom signs are just men who have swallowed a trapezoid.” To cheer women up, after the confirmation of a “Supreme Court justice with resting beer face&r...
2019-06-11 00:15

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 2014’s Occupy Central protests, thousands of anti-government protesters surrounded the Hong Kong governm...
2019-06-12 12:30

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed new restrictions, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday....
2019-05-26 13:30

Brunei’s new penal code would enshrine ‘cruel and inhuman punishments’ UN rights chief warns Proposed changes to Brunei’s penal code to incorporate punishments under a strict interpretation of Islamic law - including death by stoning - should be halted, the UN’s top human rights official, Michelle Bachelet, said on Monday....
2019-05-21 18:45

Xbox E3 2019 press conference to feature ‘Halo Infinite’ gameplay, xCloud demos We’re less than a week away from the first press conferences of E3 2019, and although leaks have been few and far between up to this point, some major details are finally beginning to make their way online. For example, on Tuesday, Thurrott&rsq...
2019-06-05 00:15

Pompeo to discuss Iran in Europe and make a side trip to a secretive conference in the Alps The secretary of state will meet with officials in Germany and Switzerland, where he will stop by an exclusive meeting whose participants must vow to never say who said what....
2019-05-29 19:30

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Date of Second-Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce financial results for the second quarter of 2011 before the market opens on Thursday, August 4, 2011. A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. senior...
2019-05-23 20:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Date Of Second-Quarter 2013 Earnings Release And Conference Call CHICAGO, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce financial results for the second quarter of 2013 before the market opens on Friday, August 2, 2013. A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. senior ...
2019-05-23 04:45

CBOE Holdings Announces Date of Second-Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, IL -- June 21, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce its financial results for the second quarter of 2016 before the market opens on Friday, July 29, 2016.  A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. senior m...
2019-05-22 12:15

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Date of Second-Quarter 2010 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, June 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) will announce financial results for the second quarter of 2010 before the market opens on Thursday, August 5, 2010. A conference call with remarks by CB...
2019-05-23 20:30

CBOE Holdings to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference June 9 CHICAGO, June 6, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that CBOE Holdings’ Chief Executive Officer Edward T. Tilly and Chief Financial Officer Alan J. Dean will speak at the Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokera...
2019-05-22 12:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Date of First-Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce financial results for the first quarter of 2013 before the market opens on Friday, May 3, 2013. A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. senior man...
2019-05-23 15:15

CBOE Holdings, Inc. To Present At Sandler O'Neill Global Exchange And Brokerage Conference On June 8 CHICAGO, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that William J. Brodsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O'Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference in New York, NY, on F...
2019-05-23 15:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Date of Second-Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce its financial results for the second quarter of 2017 before the market opens on Friday, August 4, 2017. A conference call with remarks by the company...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Date Of Second-Quarter 2012 Earnings Release And Conference Call CHICAGO, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce financial results for the second quarter of 2012 before the market opens on Thursday, August 2, 2012. A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. senior...
2019-05-23 15:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Date of First-Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, March 14, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. will announce its financial results for the first quarter of 2016 before the market opens on Friday, April 29, 2016. About CBOE Holdings, Inc. CBOE Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for C...
2019-05-22 12:15

Sharks vs Blues NHL live stream: how to watch the 2019 Western Conference Finals online So who's it going to be: the San Jose Sharks or the St. Louis Blues that go to the 2019 Stanley Cup? The Western Conference Finals side of the NHL Playoffs has been super tight so far and you can follow our guide to getting a Sharks vs Blues NHL...
2019-05-22 07:45

CBOE Holdings Announces Date Of Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release And Conference Call CHICAGO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce financial results for the second quarter of 2014 before the market opens on Friday, August 1, 2014. A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. senior ma...
2019-05-22 22:15

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Date Of Third-Quarter 2012 Earnings Release And Conference Call CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce financial results for the third quarter of 2012 before the market opens on Thursday, November 1, 2012. A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. seni...
2019-05-23 15:15

CBOE Holdings To Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference On Tuesday, September 9 CHICAGO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward L. Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York City on Tuesday, Se...
2019-05-22 22:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Date Of First-Quarter 2014 Earnings Release And Conference Call CHICAGO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce financial results for the first quarter of 2014 before the market opens on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. senior ma...
2019-05-23 04:45

CBOE Holdings Announces Date of Third-Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. will announce its financial results for the third quarter of 2016 before the market opens on Friday, October 28, 2016. About CBOE Holdings, Inc. CBOE Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for...
2019-05-22 12:15

Bucks vs Raptors live stream: how to watch 2019 NBA Eastern Conference Finals online In a way, a Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors Eastern Conference Finals in the 2019 NBA postseason is exactly what we should have expected. They are the top two seeds after all. And you can watch the drama of the seven game series play out with this...
2019-05-21 19:45

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Date of Third-Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce financial results for the third quarter of 2011 after the market closes on Thursday, November 3, 2011. A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. seni...
2019-05-23 20:15

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at Barclays Capital Americas Select Conference in London on Tuesday, May 24 CHICAGO, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky will present at the Barclays Capital Americas Select Conference in London on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at 8:50 a.m. Chicago...
2019-05-23 20:15

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Date of First-Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) will announce financial results for the first quarter of 2011 before the market opens on Thursday, May 5, 2011. A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. senior m...
2019-05-23 20:15

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference on Wednesday, November 30 CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference in New York City on Wedn...
2019-05-23 20:15

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at 2011 Citi Financial Services Conference Thursday, March 10 CHICAGO, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky will present at the 2011 Citi Financial Services Conference, to be held in New York City, on Thursday, March 10, at 8:0...
2019-05-23 20:30

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at Goldman Sachs US Financial Services Conference 2011 on December 7 CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Goldman Sachs US Financial Services Conference 2011 in New York City on December...
2019-05-23 20:15

CBOE Holdings to Present at Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference 2016 on December 7 CHICAGO, IL -- December 5, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, and Bats Global Markets, Inc. Chief Executive Officer, Chris Concannon, will jointly present at the Goldman Sachs ...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings to Present at Raymond James Institutional Investor Conference Monday, March 6 CHICAGO, IL -- March 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 38th annual Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida on Monday, March 6,...
2019-05-22 08:15

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Date of Third-Quarter 2010 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, Sept 23, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) will announce financial results for the third quarter of 2010 before the market opens on Thursday, November 4, 2010. A conference call with remarks by C...
2019-05-23 20:30

CBOE Holdings to Present at Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference on Tuesday, March 4 CHICAGO, IL - February 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Raymond James & Associates 35th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida on ...
2019-05-23 04:45

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Date of First-Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce financial results for the first quarter of 2012 after the market closes on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. senior man...
2019-05-23 20:15

CBOE Holdings to Present at Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference on Monday, March 7 CHICAGO, IL -- March 3, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Raymond James 37th Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida, on Monday, March 7...
2019-05-22 12:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Date Of Third-Quarter 2013 Earnings Release And Conference Call CHICAGO, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce financial results for the third quarter of 2013 before the market opens on Friday, November 1, 2013. A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. senio...
2019-05-23 04:45

CBOE Holdings Announces Date of Third-Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, IL -- September 28, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce its financial results for the third quarter of 2015 before the market opens on Friday, October 30, 2015.  A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. seni...
2019-05-22 12:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Date of First-Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, IL, March 20, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce its financial results for the first quarter of 2015 before the market opens on Friday, May 1, 2015. A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. senior management...
2019-05-22 22:15

CBOE Holdings Announces Date of Second-Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, IL, June 22, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce its financial results for the second quarter of 2015 before the market opens on Friday, July 31, 2015. A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. senior manageme...
2019-05-22 22:15

CBOE Holdings To Participate In Sandler O'Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference On June 7 CHICAGO, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that May trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options Exchange (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exch...
2019-05-23 04:45

CBOE Holdings Announces Date of Third-Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO -- October 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce its financial results for the third quarter of 2017 before the market opens on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.  A conference call with remarks by the company’s sen...
2019-05-22 01:30

CBOE Holdings Announces Date of Third-Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) will announce financial results for the third quarter of 2014 before the market opens on Friday, October 31, 2014. A conference call with remarks by CBOE Holdings, Inc. senio...
2019-05-22 22:15

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organizati...
2019-06-11 18:30

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food in contravention of international laws and standar...
2019-05-21 19:15

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims...
2019-05-21 18:45

Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece rebukes Gillibrand on abortion: 'Civil rights begin in the womb' Dr. Alveda King, the niece of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., strongly rebuked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's, D-N.Y. comments comparing pro-life views to racism. ...
2019-06-13 04:30

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council during a...
2019-05-21 19:15

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Africa, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization...
2019-05-21 19:15

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-founder’s well-being, accusing “a group of democratic States” of “ganging up” on the prisoner to “isolate...
2019-05-31 20:30

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 19:45

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
2019-05-22 09:15

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to...
2019-05-21 15:00

Abortion rights supporters make voices heard loud and clear at #StopTheBans rallies across the nation Hundreds of rallies took place across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions.        ...
2019-05-21 21:45

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights of detainees in Lebanon and people affected by lep...
2019-05-21 15:00

UN rights experts call on Philippines Government to halt ‘unacceptable attacks’ on Victoria Tauli-Corpuz False claims levelled at the UN expert on the rights of indigenous peoples by her own Government in the Philippines, “are without grounding in fact or law” and must cease immediately, said a statement issued by a group of her fellow experts on Wednes...
2019-05-21 16:15

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being hailed as a major win for transgender rights....
2019-05-31 01:01