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Awaiting trial for breaking into nuclear base, 7 Catholic activists unrepentant

On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of seven aging Catholic activists assembled outside Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base and cut a padlock ...

Awaiting trial for breaking into nuclear base, 7 Catholic activists unrepentant

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Jeffrey Epstein wants to swap jail for house arrest while awaiting trial Jeffrey Epstein wants a federal judge to let him out on house arrest rather than making him sit in the notorious Manhattan federal lockup while he awaits trial for child sex trafficking. Lawyers for the billionaire convicted pedophile offered to put ...
2019-07-11 21:00

Jeffrey Epstein asks to be released on bail while awaiting sex trafficking trial Epstein’s lawyers argued that home confinement and electronic monitoring would be enough to ensure that he does not fleeDisgraced American financier Jeffrey Epstein has asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house ...
2019-07-11 19:45

Jarryd Hayne to attend Christian missionary school while awaiting trial on rape charges The former rugby league star was committed to stand trial on sexual assault charges, which he deniesA New South Wales magistrate has agreed to let Jarryd Hayne attend a Christian missionary school in Perth while the former NRL star awaits trial on tw...
2019-07-03 09:45

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France (AP) — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they face up to 10 years in prison. The...
2019-05-28 15:01

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they face up to 10 years in prison. The first of several...
2019-05-29 21:45

France says Iran will gain nothing by breaking with nuclear deal Iran will gain nothing by departing from the terms of its nuclear agreement, the French foreign ministry said on Wednesday, responding to Tehran's announcement that it will boost the enrichment level of its uranium....
2019-07-03 15:15

Rouhani: Breaking nuclear deal is the least Iran can do to counter U.S. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday plans to violate the 2015 nuclear deal by adding to Tehran's uranium stockpile is the least possible step it can take....
2019-06-20 08:00

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

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activists will face off with the US government in an Oregon courthouse on Tuesday, where their attorneys w...
2019-06-04 14:15

Iran says it is ramping up uranium enrichment, breaking nuclear deal limits Iran announced Sunday it will raise its enrichment of uranium, breaking another limit of its unraveling 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and further heightening tensions between Tehran and the U.S....
2019-07-07 15:30

Judge won’t order new trial in Maryland nuclear bunker death ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A judge has refused to order a new trial for a wealthy stock trader convicted of murder in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home. Montgomery C...
2019-06-13 18:15

Fallout 76 DOWN: Servers offline for Free Trial Update and Nuclear Winter Patch Notes FALLOUT 76 Server Maintenance is underway so Bethesda can release the latest Free to play update for the game, including the new Nuclear Winter Battle Royale Mode....
2019-06-10 17:45

Taiwan says 'unrepentant' China covering up June 4 Tiananmen crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's president said on Tuesday, ahead of vigils in the region to commemorate the event....
2019-06-04 11:15

Unrepentant ‘Fatal Attraction’ killer claims ex-lover is real murderer “Fatal Attraction” killer Carolyn Warmus didn’t express any sympathy for her victim’s husband during the state parole hearing that led to her being sprung from prison after 27 years — instead blaming him for the 1989 mur...
2019-07-04 01:30

Teen who allegedly assaulted firefighter was awaiting sentencing for burglary Where there was smoke … The teen who allegedly assaulted an off-duty firefighter last weekend was roaming the streets at the time because a judge had released him without bail for a robbery nine days earlier — even though he was already awaitin...
2019-05-25 02:30

Michael Conforto awaiting one final check before Mets return After going through his second full day of baseball activities without restrictions, Michael Conforto expects to return to the Mets’ lineup on Sunday. All that’s left is receiving MLB’s approval. “They said this morning they should get back to us [Sa...
2019-05-26 02:45

‘I’m ashamed’: Thieves return stolen wrestling belts to boy awaiting brain surgery A pair of resentful thieves returned a boy’s WWE belt from the house they stole it from — along with an apology note — after learning that the package they poached was intended for the 5-year-old ahead of his upcoming brain surgery. Tim V...
2019-06-28 23:00

Brexit has distracted us from the climate disaster awaiting us. Britain must step up | Jake Woodier A UN climate conference bid could be a perfect catalyst for change – and unify the UK for the push for a green revolutionAlmost halfway through 2019, it has felt, sometimes, like a breakthrough year for climate action. Given the rapid emergence of so...
2019-06-07 06:30

President Trump Says He’ll Pause Deportation Raids for Two Weeks, Awaiting Immigration ‘Solution’ President Donald Trump said Saturday that he will stop deportation raids for two weeks to see if legislators can “work out a solution” for immigration at the country’s southern border. Trump announced his decision in a Saturday afte...
2019-06-23 00:15

US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons. The post US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reaso...
2019-05-29 12:15

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
2019-06-02 03:30

Diocese: School with gay teacher cannot use Catholic name INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Archdiocese of Indianapolis says it no longer will recognize a Jesuit high school as Catholic because it refuses to fire a teacher who’s in a same-sex marriage. It says a decree to be issued Friday by Archbishop Charles ...
2019-06-20 22:45

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in th...
2019-05-25 09:15

Roman Catholic church could allow married men to become priests Vatican summit to discuss proposal to address clergy shortage in remote Amazon areasA Vatican document has called on the Roman Catholic church to consider allowing older married men to become priests in remote areas of the Amazon as a way to overcome...
2019-06-17 17:15

Catholic Cardinal George Pell says his conviction should be 'quashed' An attorney for disgraced Roman Catholic Cardinal George Pell argued before an Australian appellate court Wednesday that the church figure could not have been guilty in a sexual assault case involving two choir boys....
2019-06-05 17:45

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations Quantifying its vast sex-abuse crisis, the U.S. Roman Catholic Church said Friday that allegations of child sex abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protect...
2019-06-01 04:15

Catholic priest hospitalized after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker approach...
2019-06-10 14:15

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese West Virginia's attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher....
2019-05-21 23:30

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene As the Roman Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandal grows ever wider in scope in the US, bishops convene for a national meeting in Baltimore on Tuesday under heavy pressure to acknowledge their oversight failures and give a larger role to lay Catholics ...
2019-06-10 23:00

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
2019-05-21 21:30

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
2019-06-10 19:45

Catholic priest in hospital after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker app...
2019-06-10 13:15

Arkansas Catholic diocese settles abuse claims from 5 men Arkansas attorneys say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has agreed to settle accusations from five men who said a priest abused them when they were children decades ago....
2019-06-28 22:30

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church....
2019-06-11 19:00

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret BERLIN (AP) — A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany’s richest Catholic archdiocese doesn’t have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year. The investigative journalism group Corr...
2019-06-13 18:15

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests’ names CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state. The two priests are accused of committing the abuse while...
2019-05-28 23:30

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade in Burkina Faso Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
2019-05-21 19:30

Sex-Abuse Accusations Grow Against Catholic Clergy in Poland The Catholic Church in Poland has seen an uptick in accusations from people claiming to have been sexually abused by clergy as children, after a YouTube video sparked public anger at an institution that is at the political and social heart of this cu...
2019-06-12 16:15

Catholic school fires teacher for same-sex marriage, reaches settlement The high school was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
2019-07-10 09:15

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
2019-06-11 02:45

Catholic bishops vote to create new sex-abuse reporting hotline U.S. Catholic bishops voted on Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity. The move marks one of the church’s most notable steps in confronting its sex-abuse crisis....
2019-06-13 08:15

Catholic school principal quits after DC strip club arrest BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana Catholic school principal has been arrested after visiting a strip club while on a school field trip to the nation’s capital. Diocese of Baton Rouge spokesman Dan Borne says Michael Comeau was arrested early ...
2019-06-01 22:30

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls...
2019-05-29 16:45

Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepres...
2019-07-16 06:15

U.S. Catholic bishops approve new national sex abuse reporting hotline The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online link. It’s supposed to be operating within a year....
2019-06-13 15:15

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Catholic group is protesting the governor of Guam’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory where no doctors are currently willing to terminate pregnancies. The Pacific Daily News reported Friday that Dem...
2019-06-16 01:30

Roman Catholic diocese suspends priest accused of misconduct FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Massachusetts says a longtime priest has been suspended amid an allegation of sexual misconduct. The Herald News reports that Fall River Bishop Edgar Moreira da Cunha said in an email Sunday that F...
2019-05-27 21:00

Italy's Catholic bishops 'morally obliged' to report abuse The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a "moral obligation" to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police....
2019-05-24 02:30

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue.        ...
2019-06-09 22:45

Catholic school principal resigns after boozy strip-club jaunt The principal of a Louisiana Catholic high school has resigned after he was arrested for drunkenly refusing to pay a bill at a Washington DC strip club — while he was in town for a field trip, according to reports. Michael Comeau, principal of Holy F...
2019-06-03 08:30

US Catholic archdiocese cuts ties with school that refused to fire gay teacher Brebeuf Jesuit prep school was ordered to let employee go ‘because this teacher’s marital status does not confirm to church doctrine’ The Archdiocese of Indianapolis has announced that it will no longer recognize a Jesuit high school as Catholic beca...
2019-06-21 10:45

Catholic bishops stop short of mandating lay involvement in abuse investigations The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has passed a slate of measures designed to combat sex abuse and hold church leadership accountable for mishandling cases, including creating a national hotline for reporting abuse....
2019-06-14 18:45

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
2019-06-02 22:30

Catholic priest to drop holy water from helicopter 'to exorcise demons from city' DEMONS lurking in the Colombian city of Buenaventura beware as a catholic priest is all set to rid it of evil by dropping holy water on it in a mass exorcism....
2019-07-13 02:00

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education talks of an “educational crisis”, and alleges that ...
2019-06-13 15:45

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
2019-05-26 22:15

Jesuit high school stripped of 'Catholic' label over gay teacher, Indianapolis Archdiocese says A Jesuit high school in Indianapolis, Indiana will no longer be recognized as Catholic by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis because it refuses to fire a teacher who’s in a same-sex marriage....
2019-06-23 02:15

Teacher fired for pro-choice abortion posts on Facebook sues Catholic school School's out for the summer but one teacher at a Charleston, S.C. Catholic school found herself in hot water and out of a job over Facebook posts supporting abortion rights, which goes against the Church's longheld teaching....
2019-07-11 23:30

50 Roman Catholic clergy ‘credibly accused’ of child abuse in Rhode Island A Roman Catholic Diocese in Rhode Island on Monday publicly named 50 church leaders who have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing children. The damning list was posted on the Providence diocese website — and includes 19 pries...
2019-07-01 21:45

Catholic School Principal Arrested at a D.C. Strip Club While on Student Field Trip In an incident that shocked communities Friday, Michael Comeau, a school principal and recipient of the prestigious Milken award for educators, thought it was a good idea to get belligerently drunk, hit up the strip club, then refuse to pay … all whi...
2019-06-03 02:30

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Catholic Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
2019-06-15 00:45

Hawley, Cruz urge Trump to nix judicial nominee who compared Catholic beliefs to KKK views Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz are calling on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of a lawyer for a lifetime federal court appointment, accusing the nominee of opposing religious freedom and expressing anti-Catholic views....
2019-06-01 14:00

Historic Catholic marker deemed 'racist symbol' removed by University of California Santa Cruz A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long campaign by Native American community members argued the marker highlighted a period of racism in the state....
2019-06-23 02:15

Deconstructing the base Mac Pro: Why is it so expensive? When you look at how much the components inside the base Mac Pro actually cost, you'll be shocked at Apple's profit margin. But when you understand why Apple is charging you so much cash, you'll just be angry....
2019-06-06 16:15

The Democratic Party Is Waging a War Against its Very Own Base In chasing a narrow swath of white swing voters, the Democratic party is demobilizing a broader coalition of voters who have delivered blue victories time and time again....
2019-05-30 22:30

Why a former Nazi sub base in Marseille is becoming a data center Fabrice Coquio, managing director of Interxion, at the site of MRS3—a data center being built in a former Nazi sub bunker. [credit: Interxion ] ...
2019-06-27 23:30

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 air base....
2019-06-04 02:30

Trump moving beyond his media base for interviews NEW YORK (AP) — With his re-election campaign officially launched, President Donald Trump is interacting with media organizations that reach beyond his base. He’s booked an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday and has d...
2019-06-21 01:45

Mike Yastrzemski Disappoints Wife While Trying To Get To Second Base Yet another relative of a Hall of Famer was promoted to the majors this past weekend. Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Red Sox great Carl Yastrzemski, got the call up to join the dysfunctional Giants on Saturday, where he made his debut against the Diam...
2019-05-28 02:15

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past 24 hours....
2019-06-03 04:15

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources......
2019-06-22 02:45

Sen. Warren seeks investigation of landlord at U.S. Air Force base U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is seeking an official inquiry and demanding answers from the Air Force and one of its top housing contractors following a Reuters-CBS News report describing how the company falsified maintenance records to help it secure D...
2019-06-27 19:45

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Republican lawmaker....
2019-05-25 07:15

Paris Says Its Missiles Found On Pro-Haftar Base In Libya The French defence ministry said Wednesday that its missiles had been found on a base used by forces loyal to Libya's Khalifa Haftar, but it denied supplying them to the rebels which would be a breach......
2019-07-10 15:45

F35-B fighters land in UK’s Cyprus base for training, tests Six F35-B Lightning warplanes, the U.K.’s newest fighter, has arrived at a British air base on Cyprus for training and a systems test in the aircraft’s first overseas deployment...
2019-05-21 21:01

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Ru...
2019-06-11 06:45

British Base jumper dies in Dolomites accident Jean Andre Quemener, 32, from Jersey, is killed in jump from 2,239-metre Sass PordoiA British Base jumper has died in an accident in the Italian Dolomites.Jean Andre Quemener, 32, was reportedly unable to activate his wing suit after jumping from the...
2019-06-12 00:15

Wimbledon Targets India's 'Nirvana Fan Base' With Lite App The official Wimbledon app is packed with heavy graphics but the new, slimmed-down alternative is designed for fans in places with poorer bandwidth and older smartphones -- especially India....
2019-07-09 01:15

Intense work being done on rocket to set up moon base: NASA Crews are working around the clock at a NASA rocket factory, intent on meeting a new fall 2020 deadline to test launch a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts to the moon and beyond....
2019-06-29 03:45

US to use Army base in Oklahoma to shelter migrant children The federal government will be opening a facility at an Army base in Oklahoma to house migrant children and is considered a customs port in southern New Mexico as another option as existing shelters are overwhelmed....
2019-06-12 01:45

US Air Force base in New Mexico gets upgrade for ‘space defense’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Air Force has begun construction on a facility at Kirtland Air Force Base that officials say will play a role in the proposed “space defense.” The Albuquerque Journal reports the Air Force Research Laboratory&...
2019-06-12 09:30

F35-B fighters arrive in UK's Cyprus base for training tests Six F35-B Lightning warplanes, the U.K.'s newest fighter, have arrived at a British air base on Cyprus for training and a systems test in the aircraft's first overseas deployment....
2019-05-21 20:15

Rocket attack at major oil base in Iraq – two injured A ROCKET exploded on the site of major oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's city of Basra this morning, wounding two Iraqi workers....
2019-06-19 09:30

|BREAKING:BritishPrimeMinisterTheresaMayannouncesresignation Theresa May will resign as British Prime Minister on June 7. Speaking in front of 10 Downing Street, May said she had done everything she could to convince MPs to back her deal for Brexit, but without success....
2019-05-24 12:15

Rush Limbaugh: The 'dangerous' base created by Democrats is lashing out Democrats created a "dangerous" base, and now they are struggling to stop those very same supporters from lashing out, according to conservative Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh....
2019-06-04 00:15

Terrible defense, base running doom Yankees’ bid to sweep Sox On a night the Yankees made a costly mistake on the basepaths and Clint Frazier looked completely lost in right field, not even Boston’s shaky bullpen was capable of getting the home team back in the game in an 8-5 loss in The Bronx. With the weather...
2019-06-03 12:45

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base gate reopened after crash TUCSON – Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s gate at Craycroft Road was shut down Mondy afternoon after a car crashed into one of the gate’s barricades. According to DM officials, the gate was closed for both inbound and outbound in conn...
2019-07-16 03:45

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
2019-06-23 02:30

Mortar attack on Iraqi base home to US troops; no casualties BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi military says three mortar shells have hit an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, causing a small fire but no casualties. The military statement says the attack on Balad air base occurred early...
2019-06-15 11:15

Two soldiers killed in accidental blast at Azerbaijan military base: RIA Two soldiers were killed and one was injured after a tank shell exploded at a military base in Azerbaijan on Saturday, Russian news agency RIA cited the Azeri ministry of defense as saying in a statement....
2019-07-06 11:00

French missiles found on rogue Libyan general’s base French military officials Wednesday denied violating a U.N. arms embargo after several of their missiles were found on a base loyal to a rogue Libyan general....
2019-07-11 06:15

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base gate soon to be permanent entrance TUCSON – Driving on Golf Links can be a nightmare commute. The gate at Wilmot and Valencia Roads is a win-win for airmen going to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and civilian drivers. The base entrances on Golf Links at Swan and Golf Links at Cray...
2019-05-24 04:15

CNN's Don Lemon insists Trump's base actually likes Obama, just not his policies CNN anchor Don Lemon dismissed the notion that President Trump's supporters dislike former President Obama, insisting they believe that he is a "kind, decent man" who simply didn't like his policies. ...
2019-06-04 12:45

Germany Investigates Chinese Reporters It Says Were Snooping Around NATO Base Germany’s military is investigating what information three Chinese reporters collected while Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a NATO unit, signaling heightened mistrust of the state-run Xinhua news agency. The Xinhua reporters raised suspicion ...
2019-05-26 01:15

Greece formally scraps tax base expansion planned for 2020 In the last session of parliament ahead of early elections July 7, Greek lawmakers have approved a bill to scrap a legislated expansion of the tax base demanded by bailout creditors....
2019-06-07 19:30

COAI Says Planned Base Price of India's 5G Spectrum Is Too High COAI said the government's proposed base price for the auction of spectrum for next-generation 5G networks is too high as India outlined plans to launch the sale process this year....
2019-06-05 08:15

Watch: Reds' Jesse Winker jumps to avoid tag at third base Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jesse Winker took to the sky while legging out a triple and jumped over Brewers third baseman Travis Shaw to avoid being tagged out....
2019-06-21 21:15

Israel attacks Syrian base hours after hitting other targets Syrian state media is reporting that Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian military air base in the country’s center, killing a soldier and wounding two others hours after Israeli attacks in southern Syria killed three soldiers and wounded seven...
2019-06-03 00:15

Atlantic League to use robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
2019-07-11 02:15

Yankees not rock stars in London, but MLB has small, ardent fan base LONDON — For sure, not even the most cockeyed optimist would compare the Yankees’ arrival in Europe to The Beatles’ arrival in America 55 years earlier. When the Yankees departed their stately hotel Friday morning for a workout, one ballplayer after ...
2019-06-29 09:00

Navy SEAL Charged With War Crimes Freed From Base Confinement In US A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11 days before he is due to stand trial in a case......
2019-05-31 09:45

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Ru...
2019-06-11 01:30

First new DoD NEXRAD weather radar installed at Cannon Air Force Base The U.S. Air Force installed the first of 25 refurbished weather radar systems at Cannon Air Force Base as part of a three-agency effort to standardize the 180-radar system used by the National Weather Service, FAA and U.S. military....
2019-07-12 01:15

Rockets hit Iraqi base hosting U.S. forces near Baghdad: military Three rockets landed on a military base hosting U.S. forces north of Baghdad late on Monday, an Iraqi military statement said, without providing further details....
2019-06-18 00:45

Catholic Church rejects transgender identity, calls gender change a 'trend' in statement LGBTQ Catholic groups denounced the document, stating that it "will increase alienation of LGBT people from the Church."        ...
2019-06-11 02:30

|BREAKING:SAGDPfallsby3.2%,biggestdropin10years The decline is the biggest quarterly fall in SA's economic activity since the start of 2009, when the economy tumbled under strain from the global financial crisis, says Stats SA....
2019-06-04 12:15

|BREAKING:PublicProtectorfindsGordhanguiltyof'improperconduct' Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan guilty of "improper conduct" over his approval of then-deputy SA Revenue Services Commissioner Ivan Pillay's early retirement....
2019-05-24 17:30

Mandy Moore celebrates reaching Mount Everest base camp Mandy Moore posted about her and her friends hiking to Mount Everest's base camp around the time an American lawyer became the 11th person to die during the climbing season....
2019-05-29 20:15

Macron turns his sights on France's town halls for power base After dynamiting France's mainstream parties, President Emmanuel Macron is turning his mind to re-election and the need to make inroads in the last bastion of the old establishment: his country's 35,000 town halls....
2019-07-10 14:30

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes freed from base confinement in San Diego A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11 days before he is due to stand trial in a case that has attracted President Donald Trump's attention...
2019-05-31 10:30

Naval weapons base near quakes' epicenter closed for safety inspections As Southern California dealt with the impact of Friday evening’s magnitude-7.1 earthquake, an important U.S. Navy facility near the quake’s epicenter was still dealing with the impact of Thursday’s 6.4 temblor in the area....
2019-07-06 09:45

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
2019-06-23 07:00

Secret NASA plans for Moon base and 37 rocket launches revealed NASA's official plans to build a permanent base on the Moon have leaked online, revealing how and when astronauts will return to the rocky world for the first time in 50 years....
2019-05-22 15:15

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from......
2019-06-21 22:30

Rockets land near Iraqi base hosting U.S. personnel in Mosul: sources A rocket landed near an Iraqi military base hosting U.S. forces in the northern city of Mosul late on Tuesday, an Iraqi military statement said, the second such incident in two days....
2019-06-19 06:00

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
2019-06-22 05:45

Exclusive: Trump Says the Mueller Investigation Hurt His Approval But Fired Up His Base President Donald Trump‘s approval rating has never cracked 50% in Gallup polls, but he argues that it would be several points above that if it weren’t for Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation. “Based on the economy, ...
2019-06-19 01:45

Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
2019-06-22 20:45

France admits it owned missiles found at Libyan militia base While Paris admitted that its anti-tank missiles were found at a Libyan base, it denied supplying them to strongman Khalifa Haftar's forces. French officials did not explain how the missiles reached the Libyan militia....
2019-07-11 02:15

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
2019-06-22 02:30

Despite strong growth outlook, financial advisors see first decrease in base pay in years On the heels of the Great Recession and with the recent change in the tax law, demand – and pay – for financial advisors have risen steadily — until now....
2019-05-22 17:15

No casualties reported after Iraq air base home to U.S. troops hit by mortar shells The attack comes amid rising tensions in the Middle East between the United States and Iran, which ratcheted up on Thursday after suspected attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Iran has denied involvement....
2019-06-15 16:45

Macron sets sights on France's town halls for power base After dynamiting France's mainstream parties, President Emmanuel Macron is turning his mind to re-election and the need to make inroads in the last bastion of the old establishment: 35,000 town halls....
2019-07-11 03:45

Atlantic League to debut robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
2019-07-11 06:00

This branchless bank quadrupled its customer base to 4 million in a single year Big banks have talked about the threat from tech-powered upstarts for years, but it's only recently that online banks like Chime have begun to make inroads....
2019-06-12 16:00

Base jumper plummets over 600 feet to death after leap goes awry in Italy A daring jump from a peak in the Italian mountains turned deadly on Saturday when a British base jumper crashed into a rock face and plummeted to his death....
2019-06-11 20:30

Breaking down the tiers of NBA free agency At 6 p.m. on Sunday, roughly 40 percent of the NBA will hit free agency. For the first time since the cap-spiked summer of 2016, teams will be able to spend in droves — with many of the hefty contracts from that offseason expiring. This is a watershe...
2019-06-30 14:30

Peace might be breaking out in America's longest ever war It may feel like the closed-door talks about peace in Afghanistan have been going on almost as long as the Afghan war itself, but now they are actually going somewhere....
2019-07-10 02:15

Breaking down the best and worst No. 3 picks in NBA history When the Knicks lost the NBA draft lottery, they lost more than Zion Williamson. They also lost the certainty that comes with picking first overall. The first pick comes with a high percentage of success, especially in a year with someone like Willia...
2019-06-19 08:30

Breaking it down: What exactly is the gap in pay between USWNT and USMNT players? The USWNT just won the World Cup and now, for many of the players, they turn their focus to a mediation session with U.S. Soccer over equal pay.       ...
2019-07-10 14:30

Breaking down FCA's new investments, tax incentives in Mich. The deal entailed not only wooing the automaker with state tax incentives, but also the city of Detroit going to extraordinary lengths to assemble 215 acres of both private and publicly owned land — in less than 90 days....
2019-05-22 14:45

Second Ave. subway escalators are already breaking down: MTA watchdog The escalators at the MTA’s newest subway stations are going down! Transit officials have struggled to keep the 32 escalators at 72nd Street, 86th Street and 96th Street in working order since the three Second Avenue subway stations opened on J...
2019-07-16 03:45

Breaking down the lines for Women’s World Cup In what’s shaping up as a dream finale for the July Fourth weekend, the Stars and Stripes will try will try to win the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Sunday morning against the Netherlands (Fox, 11 a.m., don’t forget the early kickoff). The United States ...
2019-07-07 21:30

Bitcoin sell-off accelerates, breaking below $11,000 A pullback in prices of bitcoin deepened on Thursday, falling over 16% to below $11,000 after jumping to 18-month high of nearly $14,000 earlier this week amid optimism about the widening usage of digital currencies....
2019-06-27 21:45

Looks Like a Breaking Point on The Bachelorette: "The Beast Is Going to Come Out" Forget Game of Thrones' Battle of the Bastards, the new must-watch TV showdown is The Bachelorette's Battle of the Lukes. And it looks like things will get even more dramatic in the......
2019-06-04 17:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
2019-06-22 05:45

Tucson family loves living at base of “A” Mountain, has perfect view of fireworks TUCSON — When Christopher Mogan and his wife, Megan, bought a home at the base of “A” Mountain a decade ago, 4th of July Fireworks were not top of mind. But, ever since, it’s become a family tradition. “We are very bless...
2019-07-05 08:30

Islamist insurgents overrun Nigerian army base in northeast: security sources Islamist insurgents overran a Nigerian army base in the country's northeast, killing at least the commander, two Nigerian security sources said on Thursday....
2019-06-14 03:00

Tony Soprano's house is for sale, in case you need a base for your legitimate business operations Attention law-abiding civilians looking for a place to live in New Jersey, regardless of whether or not you have connections to any organizations: The house in North Caldwell, New Jersey, used for the exterior shots of Tony Soprano’s house on HBO’s T...
2019-06-03 03:15

U.S. to house unaccompanied migrant children at Oklahoma's Fort Sill Army base Up to 1,4000 unaccompanied migrant children will be temporarily housed at Fort Sill Army base in Oklahoma, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday....
2019-06-12 04:30

Climbers Who Lied About Climbing Mt. Everest Say They Made It From Summit To Base Camp In Two Hours According to Indian climbers Vikas Rana, Shobha Banwala, and Ankush Kasana, the trio summited Mt. Everest on May 26 along with four Sherpa guides. According to the physical evidence and the testimony of other climbers, they never made it past Camp II...
2019-06-13 23:45

GenDyn nets $497M for submarine, carrier industrial base development, expansion General Dynamics Electric Boat was awarded a $497 million contract to grow the industrial base to support development and construction of Columbia- and Virginia-class submarines, and Ford-class aircraft carriers....
2019-05-21 18:30

Oklahoma military base set to house migrant childern was once a WWII internment camp A U.S. Army base in Oklahoma that the federal government says will temporarily house children crossing the border without their parents was used during World War II as a Japanese internment camp....
2019-06-13 15:15

Aaron Boone’s risky call turns into Yankees base-running flop Clint Frazier might not have had to evade questions about his embarrassing glove work if Aaron Boone had allowed his bat to do the talking. With Frazier at the plate, runners at the corners, and the Yankees trailing by one in the fourth inning, the y...
2019-06-03 12:45

Bryce Harper fires insane 310-foot throw from right field to third base for out vs. Nationals Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper fired a 310-foot throw from the outfield to retire ex-Nationals teammate Victor Robles at third base.       ...
2019-07-14 11:30

Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday...
2019-06-01 07:30

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
2019-06-22 19:30

Stonewall at 50: LGBT activists ask 'what's next?' The Stonewall uprising is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but five decades later those who were there say there's more work to do....
2019-06-28 06:15

Ex-officer gets prison for breaking arrested man’s nose SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts police officer has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for elbowing a man he had arrested in the face and breaking his nose. Former Hadley officer Christopher Roeder was sentenced Thursday in ...
2019-06-21 15:30

World Cup 2019: Breaking down how the tournament works The USWNT begins play in the World Cup on Tuesday. The tournament format can be a little confusing, so here's a breakdown of how it works.       ...
2019-06-12 01:15

Don't be blue; Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements is now available on iOS and Android Are you the danger? Are you the one who knocks? If so, you might enjoy playing the Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements mobile game that is now available for iOS and Android. We first told you about the game in January, and back then we pointed out that i...
2019-06-08 04:45

MTV Is Breaking Barriers With the Are You the One? Cast--They're All Sexually Fluid There still hasn't been a gay Bachelor or Bachelorette, but MTV is coming for those barriers and introducing the first sexually fluid cast of hit reality series Are You the One?. The......
2019-05-31 00:45

Swalwell: 'We're breaking up with Russia and making up with NATO' Rep. Eric Swalwell said if he becomes president, his first act for his foreign policy would be to cut ties with Russia and to come back into the fold with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization....
2019-06-28 06:45

Breaking Down Toy Story 4‘s Five Post-Credits Scenes Warning: This post contains spoilers for Toy Story 4. Toy Story 4 is getting rave reviews from critics. Sadly, it doesn’t begin with the traditional Pixar short that precedes most of the studios’ films. But fear not, there’s plenty ...
2019-06-21 20:15

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
2019-05-21 15:15

Volkswagen I.D. R: a year of electric record-breaking News 8 Jul, 2019 Volkswagen’s all-electric hypercar has claimed three motoring titles, the most recent being the outright Goodwood hill climb record...
2019-07-08 15:30

Volkwagen's Record-Breaking EVs May Help Us Forget Dieselgate After the success of its all-electric I.D R racer, Volkswagen plans to spend $50 billion on EVs in hopes of erasing the memory of Dieselgate. Dan Neil follows the redemption tour....
2019-06-06 17:30

Breaking down the full US women’s World Cup roster With the U.S. Women’s National Team set to open their World Cup title defense versus Venezuela at 2 p.m. Sunday on Fox, here is a look at the roster that is tasked with getting the job done. Keepers Alyssa Naeher Hometown: Stratford, Conn. Afte...
2019-06-09 10:15

Breaking down the drama of Nadal-Kyrgios at Wimbledon There is no love lost between 18-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios. Their latest encounter, a pulsating second-round match on Wimbledon's Centre Court, didn't disappoint....
2019-07-05 01:00

Robots are breaking out of their cages on the factory floor, and here's what they are doing As companies aim to increase production, the demand for large-scale industrial robots is accelerating. Yet their interactivity with co-workers could introduce the possibility of injury. One company is planning to change that....
2019-06-10 17:45

UPDATE 1-Balfour Beatty unit appoints counsel to probe U.S. Air Force base allegations A unit of British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has appointed Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP to work with the U.S. Air Force and other authorities to investigate allegations that it falsified maintenance records at a U.S. Air Force base....
2019-07-15 17:30

‘A willingness to fight’: Win or lose, Trump’s push for a citizenship question in the Census is red meat for his base While Trump’s combative strategy has so far yielded mixed results, it nonetheless allows Trump to cast himself as a relentless change agent — an image that has become central to his reelection bid....
2019-07-06 17:15

UPDATE 2-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday...
2019-06-01 05:15

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Village....
2019-05-30 08:30

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotland....
2019-06-10 06:00

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They are demanding that BP shut down drilling operations and invest in renewable energy....
2019-06-10 13:15

Activists: Duterte in crosshairs with new law on harassment Philippine activists have welcomed a new law against a range of acts of sexual harassment that the president signed but they say puts him in its crosshairs given his open history of crude sexual remarks and actions...
2019-07-16 16:30

Pope Francis changes Lord's Prayer: Head of Catholic church changes 'lead us not into temptation' line The translation of a line in the Lord's Prayer has been changed by The Pope after he signalled he was frustrated that it implies God might lead people into temptation....
2019-06-06 10:30

Microsoft wants more durable hinges to stop laptops from breaking A new patent has been published which suggests that Microsoft is looking into ways to make the hinge in future Surface devices more durable – while making those devices ever thinner.The patent, called “high strength hinge mechanism ...
2019-06-19 14:30

The pioneering podcast that's breaking the silence on women's health From IVF to miscarriage, the podcast She Says She's Fine wants women to share their intimate secrets and get informed about sexual and reproductive health...
2019-06-22 11:15

Biotech ETFs are breaking out—here are 3 ways to play the space Pfizer's deal to buy Array BioPharma for $10.6 billion has ignited biotech stocks. There are ways to get in on the rally using exchange-traded funds....
2019-06-17 23:15

Breaking Down the Many Stranger Things Season 3 References You Might Have Missed Warning: This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things season 3. One of the best parts about watching a new season of Netflix’s Stranger Things — besides jumping on the ’80s nostalgia bandwagon and solving a new mystery from the U...
2019-07-04 08:45

Women's World Cup on course for record-breaking turnout: study More than 1.5 million supporters are expected to attend matches at the World Cup in France as the tournament is poised to set a new benchmark for the rising popularity of the women's game, according to a study published on Thursday....
2019-06-13 18:15

Action Against Politicians' Rule-Breaking Tweets: Twitter Twitter said on Thursday it would label and deprioritize tweets from politicians that break its rules -- in a move that could affect the prodigious output of US President Donald Trump....
2019-06-27 23:30

Impeachment dam breaking as Pelosi deputies tip hand: ‘We’ve already begun’ While House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is urging caution and patience in response to those in her party clamoring for impeachment proceedings against President Trump, her top deputies are signaling it’s only a matter of time before they begin....
2019-06-03 17:15

The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X is already breaking world overclocking records The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X was only just announced at E3 2019, but it's already breaking records – it's been pushed to 5GHz across all 16 cores.In order to hit this massive clock speed, overclockers had to use exotic cooling – this...
2019-06-11 18:30

Breaking down this year's Elite 11 quarterback class Analyzing the quarterbacks in this summer's Elite 11 class that are expected to be the next group of college stars.       ...
2019-07-03 17:45

Here’s why ‘Toy Story 4’ is breaking a decades-long tradition at Pixar One of the things that Pixar fans always look forward to whenever there’s a new feature film release from the beloved animation studio happens before the film itself gets underway. From the squawking birds on a wire in For the Birds that was sh...
2019-06-19 01:00

Tehran closes 547 restaurants for breaking 'Islamic principles’ Iranian police close venues for crimes ranging from ‘playing illegal music’ to ‘debauchery’Iranian police have shut down 547 restaurants and cafes in Tehran for not observing “Islamic principles”, the capital’s police chief said Saturday.“The owners ...
2019-06-09 04:45

Apple Is Breaking Up With iTunes and the Internet Has Mixed Feelings Let's all take a moment of silence for iTunes. We are gathered here today because Apple announced iTunes is being replaced by Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV. Go ahead and......
2019-06-04 12:15

Breaking Down the Spider-Man: Far From Home Post-Credits Scenes Spider-Man: Far From Home seems to end happily for Peter Parker (Tom Holland), despite its weighty themes of mourning and legacy. Peter has been back in school for a year since the events of Avengers: Endgame. In that movie, Tony Stark (a.k.a. Iron M...
2019-07-02 14:00

Breaking down Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman: Who has the edge? Saturday's welterweight title fight between Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman is one of the most anticipated bouts this year, but who has the edge once the bell rings? ESPN breaks down the strengths and weaknesses that could swing the fight....
2019-07-17 02:15

Prime Day 2019 deals: Breaking down Amazon’s best bargains The countdown is on for the biggest online shopping event of the year: Amazon Prime Day 2019. If you haven’t already started shopping the early deals that have been released on pre-sale, be sure to check out the full-on blow out starting at mid...
2019-07-14 23:15

Mark Cuban: Breaking up Big Tech would actually give them more power If Washington prohibited the sale of data as part of any antitrust actions, the tech companies would then be "forced to keep the data to themselves," says the billionaire tech entrepreneur....
2019-07-12 17:45

EU's Vestager eyes top job, breaking centre-right hold on power The European Union's top competition official, Margrethe Vestager, called on Sunday night for an end to the centre-right's hold on power in the bloc after European election, and for a first gendered-balance European Commission....
2019-05-27 02:45

Apple makes another change to the keyboard that keeps breaking on the MacBook Pro The launch comes as Apple's laptops have been criticized for a keyboard design that users say breaks easily and results in key presses resulting in doubled-up characters or not registering at all....
2019-05-21 20:30

Ex-Labour official to defend breaking gagging order Labour's ex-head of disputes will argue whistleblowing laws allow him to give testimony to journalists on the party's handling of antisemitism allegations, Sky News understands....
2019-07-09 03:00

Breaking down Tiger Woods' 19 PGA Championship performances Tiger Woods has won the PGA Championship four times in 19 appearances, claiming victory in 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2007.        ...
2019-05-21 23:30

Masked burglar caught on camera breaking into bank ATM A man was caught on video breaking into an ATM inside a Queens bank Wednesday and allegedly stealing cash before running off, according to police and video obtained by The Post. The thief managed to slip inside the vestibule of TD Bank on Queens Boul...
2019-05-22 18:45

Chernobyl beats Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad to top TV chart New TV series Chernobyl has quickly become the top-rated show on entertainment website IMDB, jumping ahead of long-running fan favourites shows such as Game Of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Wire....
2019-05-25 14:45

Ex-President Jimmy Carter home from hospital after breaking hip Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a hospital on Thursday and will recuperate at home after falling and breaking his hip earlier this week while preparing to leave on a turkey-hunting trip, the Carter Center said....
2019-05-21 20:30

Bungie Outlines The Future Of Destiny 2: Cross-Save, No Exclusives, Free-To-Play Base Game Bungie today went in-depth on the future of Destiny 2, delivering a heartfelt video presentation in which franchise bosses Luke Smith and Mark Noseworthy talked about their Activision-free vision: a Destiny 2 that’s continually updated and playable j...
2019-06-06 21:00

Bernie Sanders 'playing' to 'radical' base with latest Trump, Iran comments: Sen. Kevin Cramer Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is playing to his "radical" base with comments he made on the possibility of war with Iran, according to Senator Kevin Cramer, R-N.D....
2019-05-28 22:15

A Trek to Remember: Mandy Moore Reflects on "Magical" Climb to Mount Everest Base Camp Mandy Moore just took her passion for outdoor adventure to new heights. The This Is Us star reached the base camp of Mount Everest earlier this week. On Wednesday, the......
2019-05-29 17:15

Trump Administration to Hold Migrant Children at Base That Served as WWII Japanese Internment Camp The Trump Administration has opted to use an Army base in Oklahoma to hold growing numbers of immigrant children in its custody after running out of room at government shelters. Fort Sill, an 150-year-old installation once used as an internment camp ...
2019-06-12 05:15

Lyft donates $150,000 in rides to immigration activists Company to provide credits to not-for-profit RaicesRiders can contribute additional funds through appThe ride-hailing company Lyft will be donating $150,000 in ride credits to a not-for-profit organization providing legal services to immigrants and w...
2019-07-01 23:45

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police removed protesters who had boarded the vessel days earlier....
2019-06-14 19:45

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company halts its plans drill new wells....
2019-06-10 15:15

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to support the grassroots movement Extinction Rebell...
2019-07-12 11:30

Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
2019-05-21 23:15

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen candidates including home state Sen. Kamala Harris and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are set to speak a...
2019-06-01 09:30

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn its slate of 10 board nominees after reaching an agreement with the company. The group, comprising Legi...
2019-05-29 19:30

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a persistent groundswell of support from the abortion rights movement....
2019-05-29 06:15

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the telescope will desecrate sacred land. Supporters say it will bring economic and scientific benefits....
2019-07-16 12:45

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at least 14 people by midday. Wednesday’s attacks mark a month since government forces escalated t...
2019-05-29 16:45

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

Texas longhorn earns the name, breaking Guinness record for length A Texas longhorn? Now that's an understatement. Indeed, a Lone Star longhorn has broken the Guinness World Record for having the longest horn spread on a steer. ...
2019-06-19 04:00

Rohit Sharma On The Brink Of Breaking Two Massive World Cup Records Rohit Sharma's scintillating form in World Cup 2019 has seen him plunder 647 runs in eight innings, and now, he is on the verge of breaking two massive World Cup records....
2019-07-07 15:15

Record-breaking number of African migrants coming to America Undaunted by a journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic privation and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the United States in unprecedented numbers....
2019-06-16 18:45

‘Toy Story 4’ is already breaking records ahead of its June 21st release Pixar fans just got a hint on Thursday morning that the next installment in the beloved Toy Story franchise will not only crush it at the box office as expected but that it will outpace last year’s massively successful Incredibles 2. According ...
2019-05-31 05:15

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it is “strained to the breaking point,” according to C...
2019-05-23 01:45

BREAKING: Neo-Nazi jailed for killing woman after ploughing car into protesters A SELF-described neo-Nazi who murdered a woman when he crashed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters after a 2017 white supremacist rally has been sentenced to life in prison....
2019-06-28 22:15

Hunt accused of breaking promises to infected blood victims Tory leadership contender and ex-health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been accused of not fulfilling his promises to victims of the infected blood scandal....
2019-06-21 20:15

Rescue ship captain arrested for breaking Italian blockade Carola Rackete reaches Sicily with 40 people on Sea-Watch 3 in defiance of Salvini banThe captain of a rescue ship carrying 40 people has been arrested for breaking an Italian naval blockade that was trying to stop her from docking the vessel in Lamp...
2019-06-29 23:15

Man busted using password-breaking software to hack women’s accounts A man gained unauthorized access to more than 100 women’s Facebook, iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail accounts — all of which were password-protected — using password breaking software....
2019-07-12 22:15

Paul Scholes apologises after being fined £8,000 for breaking betting rules • ‘It was a genuine mistake,’ says former Manchester United player• Scholes’ 140 bets included eight on United and one on ValenciaPaul Scholes has been fined and warned over his future conduct by the Football Association after placing bets worth £26,...
2019-06-19 15:30

Venezuela’s war on children at a 'breaking point' over lack of medical care The cries of millions of children still languishing inside Venezuela all too often go unanswered as the deteriorating conditions and the iron-grip of the Maduro regime has set the stage for once eradicated diseases to run rampant, trauma medicine to ...
2019-07-11 19:45

Hong Kong's leader 'sincerely sorry' after record-breaking protests Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill with China....
2019-06-18 17:45

Man uses password breaking software to hack women's online accounts A man gained unauthorized access to more than 100 women’s digital accounts, all of which were password protected, according to a statement this week from Assistant U.S. Attorney Melissa M. Marangola....
2019-07-12 15:15

Japan's Hawks confirm ground-breaking Stewart signing Nippon Professional Baseball side Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks confirmed on Saturday they had signed 19-year-old American pitcher Carter Stewart in a move that could potentially impact Major League Baseball in the United States....
2019-05-25 13:30

The shy girl from England who became US Soccer's record-breaking head coach A few hours before Sunday's Women's World Cup final, John Ellis will seat himself at his organ and play "You'll Never Walk Alone," Liverpool Football Club's stirring anthem....
2019-07-05 10:15

Lewis Hamilton claims record-breaking sixth Silverstone win Lewis Hamilton won the British Formula 1 Grand Prix for a record-breaking sixth time as Mercedes secured a one-two on the Silverstone podium. The race has been hailed as the best of the F1 season so far....
2019-07-14 19:15

Joe Biden’s NYC fundraiser raked in a record-breaking amount of cash Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign raked in more than $500,000 in donations during a record-breaking fundraiser at the Manhattan townhouse of billionaire hedge fund manager Jim Chanos, according to a report on Tuesday. The loot from Monday ...
2019-06-19 11:30

Breaking down Trump’s visit to North Korea — and a scuffle behind the scenes At one point, incoming White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham side-checked a North Korean guard who was blocking reporters from the room while security officials frantically tried to cordon off the area with yellow rope....
2019-07-01 04:30

What's next for Kevin Durant after Achilles injury? Breaking down his options When Kevin Durant went down with what the Golden State Warriors fear to be an Achilles tear in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the future became murky.       ...
2019-06-13 04:00

Alaska bear put down after breaking into fishing lodge in search of dinner A brown bear walked into the kitchen of a fishing lodge in Alaska in search of a meal over the weekend and had to be put down when it showed no fear of humans....
2019-07-03 20:30

Get Your Whole Life to This Video of Strangers Breaking Out In a Delightful Subway Singalong Something curious happened on a New York City subway train recently — and for once, it was a good-curious moment. Typically, New York City’s subways are a mode of transportation where people tend keep to themselves, but that collective r...
2019-06-19 17:45

Kentucky tells church giving away used glasses to homeless it is breaking law A Kentucky church member developed a program 16 years ago to help thousands of people who can't afford glasses and it has spread to 79 countries -- but they may not be able to do it because of state officials....
2019-07-03 20:30

He Claimed He Caught a Record-Breaking Fish. Now He’s Being Called a Liar. Anglers are fiercely protective of fishing records. When Tom Volk caught a huge walleye in North Dakota, it led to social media outcry and a criminal investigation....
2019-05-25 19:15

Nakagami: Every Sachsenring MotoGP corner felt like bones breaking LCR Honda MotoGP rider Takaaki Nakagami says he felt like his ankle was breaking at every corner during Saturday's German Grand Prix running at the Sachsenring...
2019-07-06 21:45

Charter gets final approval to stay in NY despite breaking merger promise Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle in West Lake Hills, Texas. (credit: Tony Webster) Charter Communications has received final approval to stay in New York State despite violating merger commitments related to its 2016 purchase of Time Warner Cab...
2019-07-13 05:15

2019 NBA Finals matchups: Breaking down Raptors, Warriors battle Afraid an NBA Finals without LeBron James would be short on storylines? Think again. The Warriors are on the longest NBA Finals run in a half-century, looking for the first three-peat since 2002. Kawhi Leonard is looking to become the King in the Nor...
2019-05-30 10:15

NHL free agency 2019: Breaking down the deals and rumors on July 1 The NHL free agency period begins at 12 p.m. ET, and we've got the day covered -- including deals, analysis and rumors.       ...
2019-07-01 21:15

Mandy Moore completes trek to Mount Everest base camp amid deadly climbing season Mandy Moore reflected on the mountaineers who hiked Mount Everest before her and paid tribute those who have died on the immense mountain.        ...
2019-05-29 07:45

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher's defense lawyers: Officers partied with enlisted men at Iraq base rooftop bar Defense lawyers for Navy SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher, who stands accused of murder, have set about trying to "annihilate the government's case," suggesting some witnesses were confused after partying and drinking alcohol in a makeshift rooftop bar at...
2019-06-20 18:30

Storm Area 51: US military fire warning shot at alien-hunters planning to charge at top-secret base The US Air Force have fired a warning shot at more than one million people who have signed up to an event to storm the top-secret Nevada military base Area 51 to "see them aliens"....
2019-07-15 22:45

Activists call for end to family separations with cage installations #NoKidsInCages asks lawmakers to pass Keep Families Together Act by portraying migrant children in cages across New York CityThey lie prone on the ground across New York City, covered with the metallic blankets used in life-or-death emergencies. Rela...
2019-06-13 04:15

Climate activists call for action in Latin America Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world....
2019-05-24 20:30

Berta Cáceres case: a warning for those who would kill activists Trial is notable for highlighting land and nature defender murders that ordinarily go unpunishedThe sentencing on Thursday of seven men accused of murdering the Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres is only partial justice, but it should inspire an...
2019-05-21 21:01

Activists protest killing of Ethiopian Israeli teenager Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer in a town near Haifa on Sunday. The teenager's killing stoked accusations of racism and police brutality in Israel....
2019-07-04 13:45

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
2019-06-19 17:00

The Latest: EU urges release of China democracy activists The European Union is mourning the victims of the 1989 crackdown on Tiananmen pro-democracy protests on its 30th anniversary and calling on China to release pro-democracy activists...
2019-06-04 08:15

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
2019-06-11 17:30

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were highlighting what they say is Germany's inaction on climate change....
2019-06-24 00:15

Kazakh activists call for more protests over presidential vote Anti-government activists called on Monday for more protests in Kazakhstan against what they said was a rigged presidential election result, as police warned they would crack down on any dissent....
2019-06-11 14:30

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

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
2019-07-11 01:15

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence following accusations of migrant trafficking. Irineo Mújica, director of the nonprofit group Pueblos Sin Fronteras, and fellow activi...
2019-06-13 04:15

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets more attention in the party’s debates, after the issue received just seven minutes in the first two-hou...
2019-06-27 21:00

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
2019-06-17 09:45

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
2019-06-17 05:00

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawLGBT campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay after judges at Kenya’s high court rejected a bid to repeal colonial-era laws criminalising gay sex.The ruling ...
2019-05-24 21:30

Far-left activists emboldened by Tiffany Cabán’s upset win Emboldened lefty activists are threatening Democratic primary challenges against veteran incumbents in next year’s state legislative races in the wake of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s protege Tiffany Caban’s upset victory in the Q...
2019-06-28 01:15

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a cause celebre for animal rights....
2019-05-28 20:45

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little room for dissent....
2019-07-13 18:45

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate change policies....
2019-06-12 16:30

Hawaii activists protesting over start of work on telescope Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred...
2019-07-15 16:45

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
2019-05-22 00:30

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local livelihoods, water resources and wildlife....
2019-06-07 18:30

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on climate policy as the corporate sector prepares for the...
2019-06-13 21:15

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
2019-06-19 12:00

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his ar...
2019-06-14 15:30

Russian opposition activists sentenced to 15 days in jail MOSCOW (AP) — An ally of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 15 days in jail on the day he was to be released. A Moscow court on Monday found Leonid Volkov guilty of violating rules for holding a rally last year. Navalny is...
2019-06-10 16:30

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists say will “legitimise Chinese abduction” from the ci...
2019-06-07 11:45

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for suggesting that a missile be sent to “blow up” drug traffickers in a local slum...
2019-06-16 03:30

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former British colony into turmoil....
2019-07-12 06:30

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” that backs their assertions that the administration sought to suppress Hispanic votes. “You could smel...
2019-05-31 22:45

Wild Man Max Scherzer Is Pitching With A Huge Shiner One Day After Breaking His Nose [UPDATE] Tuesday afternoon Max Scherzer broke his nose during batting practice, while working on his bunting. Among the many reasons this was unfortunate is poor timing: Scherzer was scheduled to pitch Wednesday evening, in the second game of a day-night doub...
2019-06-20 11:45

BREAKING: Michel Platini 'arrested over 2022 Qatar World Cup probe' EX-UEFA President Michel Platini has been arrested in connection with a probe into corruption over the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, according to reports in France....
2019-06-18 10:30

Missouri officer is shot twice by teen caught breaking into vehicle, police say A Missouri police officer was shot early Thursday morning and two people have been arrested after two officers confronted a teen allegedly breaking into a vehicle, police said....
2019-06-21 03:45

Twitter to mark politicians' rule-breaking tweets with warning message Twitter users might find it more cumbersome to find and read tweets by politicians such as US President Donald Trump. The president had accused the company of bias against him....
2019-06-27 21:30

Factbox: Nadal's record-breaking 12 French Open final victories Factbox on Rafael Nadal's French Open final wins after he beat Dominic Thiem for the second year running on Sunday to become the first player to win the same Grand Slam title 12 times, edging ahead of Margaret Court's 11 Australian Open crowns:...
2019-06-09 21:30

These record-breaking numbers for Adam Sandler’s new Netflix movie are insane In case you were one of the people scratching their heads when Netflix announced a four-movie deal with Adam Sandler back in 2015 (and then another four-movie deal two years ago) Netflix may have just cleared things up a bit for you. Sure, at the tim...
2019-06-19 07:30

Breaking Barriers: Vets wanted for 9-day trek in Big Bend National Park TUCSON – Rough waters, the blazing sun and an unpaved road – while this may seem like the perfect setting for the latest adventure blockbuster ready to hit theaters this summer, some disabled, military veterans may see this environment as...
2019-06-06 01:45

Where will Craig Kimbrel and Dallas Keuchel sign? Breaking down the five best landing spots Teams in contention will be pursuing Kimbrel and Keuchel hard this week and each should have a range of options.        ...
2019-06-04 20:00

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says breaking up social network wouldn't help Saying "we have a responsibility to keep people safe on Facebook," Mark Zuckerberg gave a status update on how social network is keeping users safe.        ...
2019-05-24 02:30

Rule-breaking City drivers rack up £25m in fines after Bank crackdown Motorists driving through the Square Mile were fined a record £25 million last year for flouting traffic rules, like going the wrong way up a one-way street....
2019-07-05 15:30

Young people are registering to vote at concerts in record-breaking numbers Grande partnered with non-profit voter registration group HeadCount in March, telling fans to "use your voice and get your 'thank u, next gen' sticker." Her message appears to be getting through....
2019-07-01 22:15

Fitness key to Serena breaking slam record, says Billie Jean King She's on course to break the all-time grand slam record, but fitness could be the key to Serena Williams achieving that goal, according to tennis Billie Jean King....
2019-07-02 11:15

Bathurst 1000 record-breaking ex-Longhurst Cosworth races at Brands The ex-Tony Longhurst Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth that broke the qualifying record for the Bathurst 1000 in 1990 raced at Brands Hatch last weekend in the hands of Carey McMahon...
2019-07-02 14:45

British man says he caught record-breaking 232-pound carp fish in Thailand A British man reeled in a 232-pound carp fish in Thailand last month — a reportedly record-breaking size believed to be the world's largest caught carp fish....
2019-07-07 19:45

China warns of long road ahead for deal with U.S. after ice-breaking talks China and the United States will face a long road before they can reach a deal to end their bitter trade war, with more fights ahead likely, Chinese state media said after the two countries' presidents held ice-breaking talks in Japan....
2019-06-30 09:15

Google's Eric Schmidt: Breaking up Big Tech would be 'illegal' and harmful to consumers The former chairman and chief executive of Google said that calls for breaking up the tech giant have "no basis in law" and would harm consumers by pushing up prices and decreasing transparency. ...
2019-05-21 14:45

‘Rule-breaking’ crab fossils have weird shrimp and lobster features A newly-discovered type of crab from the Cretaceous period looks like it had the eyes of a larva, the mouth of a shrimp, and the carapace of a lobster...
2019-05-21 15:00

UPDATE 1-Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists on Wednesday urged Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
2019-06-19 21:15

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a case that criminal justice reform advocates say illustrates racial bias in the system....
2019-07-16 17:30

Climate activists disrupt British cities with 'summer uprising' Environmental activists sought to sow chaos in five British cities on Monday in a bid to force the government to act to help avert what they cast as a climate cataclysm....
2019-07-15 16:45

I Am Juliana: youth activists prepare nationwide climate protest Young people across the country to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg out. Kids in Westport, Connecticut will screen a film. And in rural North Carolina...
2019-06-01 00:01

'Speared' activists protest Spain's Pamplona bull runs Dozens of half-naked protesters lay on the street with fake spears jutting from their backs on the eve of the Spanish festival of San Fermin on Friday, in a recreation of the technique used to weaken bulls in a bullfight....
2019-07-05 16:30

Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
2019-07-16 12:45

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s last rebel stronghold...
2019-07-13 14:15

Japan's daycare crisis is turning working moms into activists When Japanese politician Yuka Ogata decided to bring her seven-month-old child into Kumamoto's city assembly, she was hoping to set a precedent for working mothers....
2019-07-08 04:15

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a series of proposals to reform and improve the tech giant. ...
2019-06-21 16:30

Activists ask leaders at G20 to urge Japan to uphold commercial whaling ban As Japan prepares to relaunch its commercial whaling practices, environmentalists have called for leaders at the G20 summit to speak up. Japan stopped commercial whaling more than 30 years ago....
2019-06-28 20:45

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday called for an end to "circus-style" dolphin shows at the theme parks....
2019-06-06 05:30

'48 years is enough': activists and celebrities call for release of ex-Black Panther Seventy-five public figures sign letter to New York governor asking for release of Jalil Muntaqim after nearly five decades in prisonLeading civil rights activists, academics, actors and writers are calling on Andrew Cuomo to release Jalil Muntaqim, ...
2019-05-21 21:15

Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Congress to Start Impeachment Hearings Liberal activists are ramping up pressure on Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, despite continued reservations from Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Progressive groups such as Credo, Stand Up America and Move on are calling for Ho...
2019-06-06 05:45

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany, one says Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-05-22 16:45

Police fire tear gas at Pride parade activists in Istanbul Police allowed parade reps to make a short statement to reporters — and then cops in riot gear tried to disperse the crowd by macing them. Police dogs and water-cannon vehicles were also at the scene....
2019-07-01 12:15

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took half a century, but this LGBT Pride month, the New York police department finally apologized for the i...
2019-06-14 13:45

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-05-22 21:30

Sexual abuse claims could further sideline Afghan women, say activists Allegations of sexual abuse in the presidential palace have sparked an outcry in Afghanistan. An investigation has been launched into the problem, but activists say the situation will jeopardize women's rights further....
2019-05-29 16:15

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong....
2019-05-22 22:45

Activists show bleeding bulls in call to end Pamplona stampedes Animal rights activists are calling for an end to the famed Pamplona bull runs by releasing video of the doomed animals bleeding profusely – including from their noses and mouths, according to a report. The campaigners from Animal Guardians and La To...
2019-07-16 22:15

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and killing five people inside it, including three members of a single family. The Syrian Civi...
2019-05-30 14:45

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have breached an injunction designed to stop them demonstrating outside a fracking site in Lancashire, which ...
2019-06-28 20:45

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening to close their accounts unless the bank plays nice....
2019-05-26 11:45

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
2019-05-24 02:45

African activists urge Eritrea’s leader to launch reforms KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea’s authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the continent’s “most closed society.” The open letter to P...
2019-06-11 14:30

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in companies that burn coal....
2019-05-24 17:30

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the activist group Extinction Rebellion NYC, first gathered at Bryant Park at around noon and then marched th...
2019-06-23 16:30

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last....
2019-05-22 00:30

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

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's handling of an extradition bill revives other......
2019-07-14 09:45

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The demonstrations persisted into early Tuesday but by midmorning most of the protesters had gone home. A ro...
2019-06-18 06:45

African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reforms More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea's authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the continent's "most closed society."...
2019-06-11 13:15

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing for disaster. The indigenous organizer from the Fort Peck reservation in Montana fears that the prop...
2019-05-21 21:01

In hotbed of Sudan's uprising, activists torn over transition deal The Khartoum district of Burri was a fulcrum of the uprising against Sudan's former leader Omar al-Bashir and the generals who replaced him, its residents beaten and killed as they rallied for freedom and justice....
2019-07-10 16:45

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species....
2019-07-15 19:30

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more than 1.5 million young people in more than 125 countries walked out of schools, colleges and universitie...
2019-06-28 09:45

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 protested against coal in the western city of Aachen....
2019-06-28 20:45

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen candlelight vigil Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are holding a candlelight vigil commemorating the Tiananmen protests and remembering the victims of the crackdown...
2019-06-04 18:15

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visite...
2019-06-04 17:30

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressure on Democratic leaders in Congress to back a push to oust the president....
2019-06-16 05:15

Hong Kong activists get asylum in Germany; denounce extradition law Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-05-23 13:00

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the city sweltered under a record-breaking heatwave that many blame on global warming....
2019-06-28 23:00

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. State and local officials will try to close the r...
2019-07-15 20:00

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nevertheless, hundreds of activists across Germany......
2019-06-18 11:45

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutions shows, a trend proponents said undercuts the case for proxy rule changes sought by business group...
2019-07-11 22:00

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a sit-in protest near the Afghanistan border....
2019-05-27 11:15

Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer plans to start despite breaking nose during batting practice Washington Nationals star Max Scherzer is still set to start Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies despite a bizarre incident he had during batting practice Tuesday....
2019-06-19 23:45

'Today was a battle': record-breaking Brooks Koepka extends US PGA lead – video Defending champion Brooks Koepka shot a 65 on Friday to increase his lead to seven strokes by moving to 12 under par in the 101st PGA Championship. 'This probably sounds bad, but today was a battle,' said 29-year-old Koepka.Brooks Koepka untouchable ...
2019-05-21 14:37

People Are Really Breaking a Sweat With the Jokes About Grimes’ Too-Crazy-to-Be-True ‘Training Regimen’ After making headlines last year for beginning a relationship with 48-year-old tech billionaire Elon Musk, Grimes is back in the spotlight for detailing her unique “training regimen” in a recent post on Instagram. To announce her new camp...
2019-07-17 02:45

Game of Thrones Sweeps 2019 Emmy Nominations With Record-Breaking 32 Nods Will TV's biggest dramas have to bend the knee to Game of Thrones? If the 2019 Emmy nominations are any indication, this may be the case. Ken Jeong and D'Arcy Carden announced the......
2019-07-16 23:45

Newt Gingrich says Iran is 'very close to breaking' under tough sanctions: 'This is a very shaky regime' Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that he believes the Iranian regime is "shaky" and "very close to breaking" under the weight of tough economic sanctions. ...
2019-07-02 17:00

Uber co-founder buys record-breaking LA mansion for $72.5m as drivers fight for wages Los Angeles sees a spike in the homelessness population while homes the size of football fields are selling for more than $100m Two massive luxury real estate deals in Los Angeles have shone a harsh light on the wealth gap in a region where tens of t...
2019-07-03 01:45

4 things we learned from Netflix's record-breaking 'Murder Mystery' viewership data Netflix's decision to share viewership data from "Murder Mystery" reveals several things about the company's strategy going forward as well as just how little context analysts have for the streaming information they do share....
2019-06-20 20:15

Breaking Up Facebook Won't Fix Real Problems, According to Completely Disinterested and Impartial Mark Zuckerberg The U.S. government shouldn’t break up Facebook because that wouldn’t address the real problems that people face in the age of social media, according to CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg, a man who is currently worth an estimated $71.5 billion precise...
2019-06-27 19:30

BREAKING: Boris Johnson painfully refuses to answer questions about police callout to row BORIS Johnson painfully refused to answer questions about the explosive "plate-smashing" row at his partner's flat which resulted in a police callout....
2019-06-22 18:15

Sensational Eoin Morgan takes England to win over Afghanistan with record-breaking knock Back spasm? What back spasm? Eoin Morgan overcame his troublesome back to smash an extraordinary century of sixes in a record-breaking knock against Afghanistan....
2019-06-18 20:45

Why Breaking Bad Fans Are Upset Over Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul's Next Joint Project Fans are feeling bad over this new collaboration between Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul. Six years since fans said goodbye to the former Breaking Bad co-stars on the small screen, a new......
2019-07-09 23:30

BTCC rookie Smith barred from Croft session for breaking test rules British Touring Car Championship newcomer Rob Smith was barred from taking part in the opening practice session at Croft as the MG6 racer was found to have broken testing rules...
2019-06-15 14:15

Amazon Prime Day could be the 'record-breaking event' to boost consumer stocks next week Amazon's annual sales event will not only break its own records, but send the rest of the consumer discretionary group higher, says CFRA's Todd Rosenbluth....
2019-07-08 23:30

Inmate smiles for photographer after being convicted of breaking into Wayne Newton's mansion A Nevada prison inmate was found guilty Friday of breaking into entertainer Wayne Newton's home twice last year.        ...
2019-06-22 16:30

BREAKING: Cristiano Ronaldo rape accuser 'drops lawsuit' against Juventus forward A WOMAN who accused Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her is understood to have dropped a lawsuit against the Juventus footballer, according to reports in the US....
2019-06-05 09:30

BREAKING: WW3 fears mount as Iran 'launches missile at US drone' in Gulf of Oman THE crisis in the Gulf of Oman continues to escalate after US officials accused Iran of firing a surface-to-air at one of their drones in the region....
2019-06-15 00:45

Lewis Hamilton takes record-breaking sixth British Grand Prix win Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix after jumping Formula 1 title rival Valtteri Bottas with a safety car-assisted strategy, while Sebastian Vettel wiped Max Verstappen out of third...
2019-07-15 06:30

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Developers Say Breaking Series Traditions Made For A Better Game When I sat down with the makers of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey last week, I had to ask them about Alexios, Kassandra, and the state of the franchise’s playable modern-day sequences. I also had to ask them about the option to ride a flaming horse....
2019-06-20 23:15

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

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a state in which Democrats drubbed Republicans in the 2018 midterms, a Democrat governor has promised to ...
2019-06-08 19:15

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of having affordable health care, were among the speakers opening the United Nation’s largest annual gathe...
2019-05-21 19:30

Activists push Sunday protest despite Hong Kong bill delay Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forward...
2019-06-16 03:30

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazon employees are planning actions against the e-commerce giant on its annual Prime Day, to protest aga...
2019-07-15 10:15

Anti-NYPD activists plan alternate Pride parade without cops Anti-NYPD activists in the LGBT community are planning an alternative Pride parade that will exclude cops. The Reclaim Pride Coalition plans to hold the first Queer Liberation March on June 30, the same day as the city’s traditional Pride parad...
2019-06-15 22:45

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
2019-05-21 16:30

US activists promote anti-birth control app in Nigeria's 'most vulnerable' areas The Femm app has received Catholic church backing but experts say it’s unreliable as birth control and does not help the vulnerableUS campaigners who oppose the birth control pill have promoted a menstruation tracking app in “the most vulnerable comm...
2019-07-15 21:15

Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
2019-07-16 18:30

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

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kong....
2019-05-22 00:45

Democrats woo Iowa party activists at feisty festival as race kicks off Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set themselves apart from the sprawling field of candidates in the midst of a swirling carnival of activi...
2019-06-11 06:45

US cuts funds for ‘anti-propaganda’ Iran group that trolled activists The Iran Disinformation Project was funded by a state department group created to counter foreign propagandaThe US state department has cut off funding to a group that purported to combat Iranian propaganda, after it was found to be trolling US journ...
2019-06-01 00:01

Pakistan Pashtun activists say leader arrests herald state crackdown After a deadly clash between troops and activists at a security post in northern Pakistan, organizers of a rights movement that has unnerved the powerful army say a campaign of intimidation against them has intensified, with many top leaders detained...
2019-06-20 14:00

'Overtourism is killing Big Sur': activists raise banner in California vacation spot The sign was placed over Bixby Bridge, which has been featured in Big Little Lies, an HBO show set in Monterey countyResidents of California’s Big Sur are showing signs – specifically a large, yellow sign - that they are fed up with tourists.Over the...
2019-07-10 02:15

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal government is trying to disappear a lawsuit filed by a g...
2019-06-05 06:45

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getting help from the Fridays for Future movement, as Peter Hille reports....
2019-06-22 22:15

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
2019-05-23 21:15

'We feel more valued': Northern Irish activists hail same-sex marriage vote After stunning result in House of Commons, proponents say region is more than ready for changeIf the earthquake that just hit Northern Ireland has an epicentre, it is the Cathedral Quarter, a corner of Belfast once dedicated to making money and now i...
2019-07-11 15:45

Anti-deportation activists 'occupy' Biden campaign HQ in Philadelphia; 6 arrested Six people were arrested at Joe Biden's campaign office in Philadelphia Wednesday after advocates for undocumented immigrants stormed the building in a bid to confront the Democratic frontrunner over the millions of deportations that took place durin...
2019-07-11 09:45

Mexico plans border ‘unity’ rally, nabs 2 migrant activists Mexico’s president says he will hold a “unity” rally on the border in Tijuana on Saturday, two days before the U.S. is set to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports...
2019-06-07 00:30

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 and 700,000 followers, respectively....
2019-05-25 10:45

RWE tallies economic loss after activists block open-pit lignite mine Germany's RWE is tallying the economic loss after environmental activists entered and occupied its Garzweiler open-pit lignite mine over the weekend, the utility said on Sunday....
2019-06-23 18:15

Venezuela detains six military, police officials: family members, activists Venezuelan authorities have arrested six members of the country's military and police forces over the weekend, according to relatives of the detainees and human rights activists, as President Nicolas Maduro seeks to weed out dissent....
2019-06-23 18:45

Jewish Activists Take Over Boston Streets to Protest Trump's Concentration Camps Yesterday, a group of 1,000 Jewish activists and allies took to the streets of Boston to protest the conditions in migrant detention camps on the southern border, according to the Boston Globe. The protest was organized by Jewish organization Never A...
2019-07-04 00:45

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries in Africa to do the same....
2019-05-25 01:45

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city receiving such protection....
2019-05-22 20:30

Brazil great Marta makes history with record-breaking 17th World Cup goal Brazil great Marta put her name in the record books once again, scoring from the penalty spot against Italy to become the most prolific scorer in World Cup finals history....
2019-06-19 03:30

Von Miller sets sights on breaking Bruce Smith's NFL record for career sacks Von Miller isn't even halfway to Bruce Smith's career record for sacks, but the Broncos linebacker wants to topple the Hall of Famer's mark.       ...
2019-06-21 05:45

A Tale of 2 Weddings: Breaking Down Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner's and Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright's Big Days Wedding season is in full swing. Over the weekend, Joe Jonas tied the knot with Sophie Turner in France, and Jax Taylor wed Brittany Cartwright in the bride's home state of Kentucky.......
2019-07-01 16:15

The Saturday Night Live cast can't stop breaking in this blooper reel of its pre-taped segments Breaking—as in, breaking character because you’re having a giggle fit—has become such a common occurrence on SNL over the last decade that it was given its own tribute song during the 40th anniversary episode. It should come as no surprise, then, tha...
2019-06-06 22:00

Why Facebook's stock jumped despite facing a record-breaking $5 billion FTC penalty: 'A slap on the wrist' (FB) AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Facebook's stock rose around 1% after news broke that it is facing a record-breaking $5 billion penalty from the Federal Trade Commission. Investors are breathing a collective sigh of relief that the settlement isn't more s...
2019-07-13 16:30

Breaking Down the Truths and Myths of Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese Warning: This story contains spoilers for Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese. Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese looks a lot like a documentary. The film is ostensibly a 1975 tour diary, with grainy ...
2019-06-12 20:45

Activists launch tool to help travelers avoid airlines that use facial recognition technology Companies such as JetBlue began utilizing the technology after Trump issued an executive order pushing for its use in US airportsA new tool launched by privacy activists offers to help travelers avoid increasingly invasive facial recognition technolo...
2019-06-06 01:15

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen Square vigil on 30th anniversary A vigil commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown has attracted thousands of activists and residents. Organizers say the annual vigil is important to "preserve the memory" of the massacre....
2019-06-04 22:45

Hong Kong activists target mainland shoppers in latest wave of protests Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's handling of an extradition bill revives other grievances, such as an influx of cross-border visitors....
2019-07-14 09:15

Human rights activists condemn cinema chain over 'anti-choice propaganda' Canada’s largest cinema chain criticized for screening Unplanned, which is said to promote falsehoods about reproductive healthAbortion rights defenders in Canada have accused the country’s largest cinema chain of hiding behind freedom of expression ...
2019-07-09 20:15

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

Activists in Hong Kong make pitch to extradition protesters: register to vote Campaigners in Hong Kong have registered thousands of new voters during mass protests against controversial extradition law reform, pouncing on an opportunity to bolster the democratic opposition's prospects in upcoming elections....
2019-06-20 14:00

G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production: activists Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said it avoided getting at the heart of the problem - slashing the output of wasteful, single-use plastic...
2019-07-01 09:30

MI5 stretched to breaking point by threats from terrorists, cyber criminals and neo-Nazi extremists, says security minister Assaults from all types of enemy, including cyber criminals, organised crime bosses, neo-Nazi right-wing extremists and terrorists, were leaving MI5 "stretched", security minister Ben Wallace has warned....
2019-06-02 18:45

Double trouble at French Open for Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka as record-breaking bids end Serena Williams' bid for a record 24th Grand Slam title ended Saturday when she was ousted from the French Open in the third round by US compatriot Sofia Kenin....
2019-06-02 03:30