TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 07:51

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

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

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

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Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: City Leader Apologizes A protest attended by hundreds of thousands of people culminated with demonstrators converging on the streets and grounds of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council....
2019-06-16 15:51

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstration against the proposed extradition bill last Sunday. Police put that count at 240,000....
2019-06-16 06:34

Hong Kong protest news: Car ploughs into protesters as strikes bring city to a standstill The leader of Hong Kong said she had no plans to resign as strikes brought the city to a standstill, with a car ploughing into protesters at one roadblock....
2019-08-05 15:34

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFull story: thousands of protesters vow ‘no retreat’ after debate postponed 6.42am BST Supply station re...
2019-06-12 07:51

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being hailed as a major win for transgender rights....
2019-05-30 20:51

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the freedoms of a democracy except the right to choose their leaders. The city’s last British governor, ...
2019-06-13 18:00

‘Retake Hong Kong’: A Movement, a Slogan and an Identity Crisis Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed government is struggling not only for control of the streets but over what the city means as a place and political entity....
2019-08-14 22:51

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protests....
2019-06-29 23:17

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the city’s top official Carrie Lam of being responsible for his death. “We have to mourn the martyr&m...
2019-06-16 15:00

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
2019-06-12 10:51

The family of a prominent jailed Saudi women’s rights activist says she turned down a deal to deny being tortured and sexually assaulted in prison in exchange for her freedom Reuters The family of a jailed Saudi women's rights activist says she has refused a deal which would see her deny allegations of torture at the hands of prison guards in exchange for her freedom. Loujain al-Hathloul, a prominent activist in the wom...
2019-08-14 16:17

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Angry protesters once again occupied the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning, forcing the evacuation of government offices, after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam refused to meet an ultimatum for her resignation and ...
2019-06-21 08:51

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Hong Kong’s history forced an apology from the city’s top official over a divisive extradi...
2019-06-17 05:34

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-23 04:17

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children from their families, cramming people into overcrowde...
2019-06-21 21:00

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms....
2019-06-08 10:00

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce the approval of additional liquified natural gas (L...
2019-05-30 01:17

Civil rights leader William Barber convicted of trespassing for 2017 protest Barber had pleaded not guilty, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-inUS civil rights advocate the Rev William Barber was convicted on Thursday of second degree trespass for his role in a peaceful ...
2019-06-07 03:34

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 16:51

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
2019-05-29 22:51

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday just days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on student pro-democracy protests cente...
2019-05-29 22:51

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due ...
2019-06-19 20:00

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major threat to LGBTQ civil rights and that that should compel people to go to the polls and vote in 2020....
2019-06-19 07:51

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize their dissent — with protest tattoos. Artists in the city say they have been inundated with req...
2019-08-19 00:34

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam’s comments on Tuesday came after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in the sem...
2019-06-11 07:51

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extradition law that critics say will allow mainland Ch...
2019-06-09 15:17

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
2019-05-21 20:34

Trash piles up as residents in this city protest ‘hazardous’ landfill SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Uncollected trash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s only landfill, insisting ...
2019-06-19 05:51

Hundreds of cyclists hold 'die-in' in New York City to protest deaths Three cyclists were killed in one week: ‘People are literally dying on the streets because they’re not being adequately protected’New York City cyclists have staged a “die-in” protest after three cyclists were killed in a span of a week, bringing the...
2019-07-10 15:51

Mexico City assesses damage after violent feminist protest Hundreds of women wielding pink spray paint and smoke have demonstrated in downtown Mexico City to protest against a string of alleged sexual attacks by police officers...
2019-08-18 01:34

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to amend extradition laws to allow suspects to be transferred to mainland China for trial, two marches d...
2019-06-20 11:51

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black have joined a silent march in Hong Kong to protest proposed amendments to an extradition law that critics say would erode the territory’s independent legal system. The lawyers an...
2019-06-06 18:00

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors about the political crisis that has rocked the city....
2019-07-08 05:00

Hong Kong airport cancels flights over protest Hong Kong International Airport said in a statement that the demonstration “seriously disrupted” airport operations. It said all check-in services for departing flights had been suspended.        ...
2019-08-12 11:17

Police use tear gas to quell Hong Kong protest Police carrying riot shields and firing tear gas moved in shortly after midnight to clear protesters, who hours earlier, swarmed into the legislature's main building. (July 1)        ...
2019-07-02 01:00

Hong Kong's summer of dissent: After five weeks of protest, where to next? For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer of dissent is showing no sign of abating....
2019-07-16 04:51

Hundreds Protest At Hong Kong Airport, Day After Shutdown Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters staged a new rally on Tuesday at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration there triggered a shutdown at the busy international travel hub....
2019-08-13 14:51

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-13 08:17

The Latest: Hong Kongers, in black, jam streets in protest HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3 p.m. Thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, have jammed streets and subway stations to protest the government’s handling of a prop...
2019-06-16 09:34

Opponents of Hong Kong extradition law plan another protest HONG KONG (AP) — Opponents of a proposed extradition law plan a protest Monday as Hong Kong marks the anniversary of the former British colony’s handover to China, and police said they were taking steps to prevent the possible disruption of a f...
2019-06-29 16:51

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
2019-06-09 17:00

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vandalized....
2019-07-04 08:00

Hong Kong extradition bill near approval despite big protest Hong Kong’s leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against them...
2019-06-10 09:34

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimbabwe to ‘stop cracking down’ on protesters; Iran urged to release women jailed for protesting veiling ...
2019-08-17 00:34

‘The Boys’ star Antony Starr dishes on edgy new superhero show If Superman was real, he’d be a megalomaniac using his powers for personal ends. That’s the premise of “The Boys,” a new satiric Amazon series created by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Erik Kripke (“Supernatural”). Based on the eponymous comic book se...
2019-07-21 06:34

Edinburgh prankster dresses Antony Gormley sculpture in 'bawbag' pants Cast of Turner prize winner’s own body in Water of Leith found in mystery underpantsAn Antony Gormley sculpture in Edinburgh has had its modesty preserved.A mystery passerby on the Water of Leith has dressed the naked figure in underpants with “bawba...
2019-06-22 19:34

Hong Kong Lawmaker’s Video Is Seen as ‘Death Threat’ to Fellow Legislator The comments by Junius Ho, widely perceived as threatening toward a pro-democracy legislator, were an escalation of sharp words amid a violent period in Hong Kong....
2019-07-24 12:51

NYPD officers protest de Blasio outside Democratic debate: ‘Can’t run the city, can’t run the country’ NYPD cops turned out Wednesday to protest New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s appearance at the 2020 Democratic primary debate, calling on him to get back to the Big Apple, negotiate with the men and women in blue, and "finish the job that he ran fo...
2019-08-01 03:51

Bosnian city of Mostar awash in trash amid landfill protest SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Uncollected thrash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s sole la...
2019-06-18 18:00

Flights resuming at Hong Kong airport after protest chaos Flights resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
2019-08-14 15:17

Massive extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through Hong Kong to voice their opposition to government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges...
2019-06-09 17:00

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets HONG KONG (AP) — A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges. The massive protest Sunday is tak...
2019-06-09 12:00

6 Arrested In Protest At Hong Kong's Popular Tourist Area Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors......
2019-07-08 17:00

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and business executives off Hong Kong’s streets without the legal cover of extradition proceedings....
2019-06-09 17:00

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquarters after his release from prison. (June 17)        ...
2019-06-17 15:51

Hong Kong airport suspends check-ins due to pro-democracy protest Hong Kong airport on Monday suspended check-ins for all remaining flights due to pro-democracy protests taking place inside arrival terminals, according to reports....
2019-08-12 12:17

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent......
2019-06-09 21:51

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader Lam after mass protest Hong Kong's political crisis enters its second week on Monday as uncertainty mounts over the fate of government leader Carrie Lam and an extradition bill she postponed at the weekend....
2019-06-17 03:34

Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest Hong Kong International Airport said in a statement that the demonstration “seriously disrupted” airport operations. It said all check-in services for departing flights had been suspended.        ...
2019-08-13 11:51

The Latest: Hong Kong students protest bill in Taiwan HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 2 p.m. Dozens of people are protesting outside the Hong Kong Consulate in Taiwan to denounce proposed amendments to Hong Kong’s extradition laws. ...
2019-06-12 09:17

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditions to mainland China....
2019-06-10 13:34

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
2019-06-10 10:00

The Latest: Concerts canceled over Hong Kong airport protest At least three concerts by overseas performers have been canceled in Hong Kong as protesters forced the airport to suspend operations for a second day...
2019-08-13 14:17

30 Years After Tiananmen, the Future for Protest in Hong Kong Is Hazy As demonstrators in Hong Kong prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, one question on people’s minds is: For how much longer? Many in this city fear Beijing’s increasingly heavy influence is starting to stifle their fr...
2019-06-02 18:17

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong enjoyed a rare calm weekend after 10 weeks of civil unrest, with no violent clashes reported Sunday as up to 1.7 million protesters turned local streets into seas of umbrellas amid torrential rains. Riot police who have repeatedly clashed w...
2019-08-19 00:34

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters.        ...
2019-06-10 05:00

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts....
2019-06-14 04:51

Hong Kong youth vow to fight on as China gets tough on protest Democracy activists worry that Beijing’s hardline attitude will result in a vicious circle of violenceWhen hundreds of protesters stormed Hong Kong’s legislature building , Tom was among them, out of solidarity with his fellow protesters. “It would b...
2019-07-07 11:34

Drone video shows massive protest in Hong Kong Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters on Wednesday, delaying a legislative session on a proposed extradition bill that has heightened fears over greater Chinese control. (June 12)     &...
2019-06-12 19:34

Cathay Pacific CEO quits over Hong Kong protest blowback Rupert Hogg is the first major corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests, as firms face pressure to support Beijing. The airline has been forced to clamp down after some of its staff joined the protests....
2019-08-16 18:00

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protest shutdown Hong Kong's airport has reopened, but authorities have warned that dozens of flights would still be affected. The airport, one of the world's busiest, was shut down Monday due to anti-government protests....
2019-08-13 02:51

| 'P is for protest': Hong Kong families join pro-democracy rally Armed with balloons and strollers, several hundred families have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to show support for pro-democracy protests that are now in their third month....
2019-08-10 23:34

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its economic power — and prompting a Chinese diplomat to interrupt her twice...
2019-07-08 22:17

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figures to run for the Moscow city council.        ...
2019-07-20 23:51

Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protest groups Demonstrators break into multiple fronts in attempt to outrun police across cityHong Kong has been gripped by another night of violence after a peaceful afternoon march in Tai Po splintered into several fronts as protesters attempted to outrun the po...
2019-08-11 08:34

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
2019-06-10 12:34

Frustration of surviving pricey Hong Kong stirs protest anger Young people in Hong Kong have been at the forefront of violent protests over a proposed extradition law that have shaken the city and angered Beijing....
2019-07-04 08:00

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
2019-06-09 17:00

Hong Kong: hundreds of thousands join protest in pouring rain Huge crowds fill downtown park and surrounding streets, forcing police to block roadsHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyHundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people flocked to a downtown park for a fresh rally after two months of increasingl...
2019-08-18 17:34

Latest Hong Kong Protest Plays to a Different Crowd: Mainland Chinese As thousands of protesters marched in their fourth mass demonstration in a month, their target is expanding beyond the city’s government to the more distant power they blame for their eroding freedoms: China itself....
2019-07-08 01:34

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear conscience.”...
2019-06-10 13:34

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that would enable China to extradite fugitives from the city....
2019-06-09 04:00

Hong Kong Airline Suspends 2 Pilots For Joining Airport Protest Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-14 16:17

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public backlash against the city's pro-Beijing leadership in years....
2019-06-09 15:51

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between police and activists and plunged the city into crisis....
2019-07-20 23:34

Hong Kong’s Civil Servants Join a Widening Protest Movement Hong Kong’s civil servants symbolically turned against the city’s government Friday evening, joining forces with the protest movement that has rocked Asia’s financial center this summer. The staid two-hour gathering at a garden in t...
2019-08-03 05:34

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose up on Sunday in one of the largest demonstrations......
2019-06-10 04:51

45 Injured As Hong Kong Protest Escalates, Triad Gangs Seen On Streets Anger soared in Hong Kong on Monday over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded, in a dramatic escalation of the political turmoil......
2019-07-22 09:34

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow accused people to be sent to China for trial....
2019-06-12 09:17

Hong Kong protest: China says violent demonstrations 'totally intolerable' Beijing’s liaison office says storming of parliament is ‘an extreme challenge’ to the rule of lawThe Chinese government has issued a strong condemnation of protesters who stormed and vandalised the Hong Kong’s legislature late on Monday, calling the ...
2019-07-02 11:51

With Hong Kong divided, Beijing tries new tactic to discredit protest movement It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving an inch of ground....
2019-08-08 14:00

Hong Kong delays bill debate as protest crowds amass at HQ Hong Kong delayed a legislative session to debate extradition bill as protesters amassed to block entry to the building out of concern the measure signaled greater Chinese control and further erosion of civil liberties...
2019-06-12 10:51

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
2019-06-10 08:00

Huge crowds defy police in peaceful Hong Kong protest Hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters of all ages returned to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, in a massive show of solidarity for a movement that appeared on the verge of losing popular support....
2019-08-19 03:34

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite suspects from the city to face charges in mainland China....
2019-06-10 02:17

Hong Kong Protest Against Mainland Chinese Traders Turns Violent Several thousand demonstrators gathered on Saturday in the streets of a Hong Kong border town popular with mainlanders shopping for “parallel goods” to sell on....
2019-07-13 16:00

Hong Kong airport suspends all flight check-ins on 2nd day of mass protest A day after thousands of protesters brought the Hong Kong airport to a standstill, almost 350 more flights were canceled Tuesday as China accuses the United States of working to undermine the island's stability....
2019-08-13 12:51

The Latest: Taiwan groups rally to support Hong Kong protest Thousands of people have gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament in solidarity with Hong Kong protesters who are marching against a proposed extradition bill...
2019-06-16 14:34

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest HONG KONG — A highly controversial legislative measure in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China has pushed the former British colony to its biggest political crisis in years. A march to protest the measure dr...
2019-06-11 04:51

Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former British colony must take steps to protect its rights, freedoms and high degree of autonomy....
2019-06-12 14:34

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in the semi-autonomous Chinese terr...
2019-06-06 12:34

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extradition law — are an omen for the coming years and ...
2019-06-17 22:51

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leaders at the G20 summit in Japan this month, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 19:34

Recovery shows Liverpool remain chief threat to City’s home hegemony | Jonathan Wilson The Community Shield was sufficiently even for Liverpool to have won eventually and that is good news for the Premier LeagueIt is the Community Shield. Both sides were very obviously rusty. Both sides were slack in ways one would not expect them to b...
2019-08-04 21:51

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said....
2019-06-08 15:34

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bringing the busiest parts of the city to a standstill and drawing the largest crowds seen here since pr...
2019-06-09 14:17

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in a last bid to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, with police bracing for the biggest march in the city in 15 years....
2019-06-09 11:51

| WATCH: Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong is released from prison Joshua Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" democracy protests in 2014, is released from prison. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-17 10:51

Panic spreads through Hong Kong protest as riot officers fire tear gas Hong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-12 19:51

Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests....
2019-08-16 15:00

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing urges love, not violence, in first protest comments Li Ka-shing's message in front-page advertisements in major newspapers in Hong Kong urged the public to "cease the anger with love" and "stop the violence."...
2019-08-16 16:00

Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge protest Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China, despite protests from an estimated crowd of more than a milli...
2019-06-10 07:00

Hong Kong Leader Suspends Extradtion Bill; Activists Say Sunday Protest Still On Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at a press conference in Hong Kong Saturday, June 15, 2019. Lam said she will suspend a proposed extradition bill indefinitely in response to widespread public unhappiness over the measure, which wo...
2019-06-15 14:34

US Upgrades Hong Kong Travel Warning Ahead Of Planned Airport Protest Washington on Thursday warned US citizens to "exercise increased caution" when travelling to Hong Kong, as protesters announced three days of new demonstrations at the city's airport....
2019-08-09 05:34

Traveller24.com | UPDATE: Hong Kong Airport re-opens after pro-democracy protest paralysis One of the world's busiest airports has re-opened after the week kicked off with a throng of protests that turned violent - causing all flights to be cancelled for two days straight....
2019-08-14 10:51

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Senior Official Urges Demonstrators to Disperse The police used pepper spray and water cannons against thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s streets and forced the Legislative Council to suspend debate on a contentious extradition bill....
2019-06-12 09:17

Biggest Hong Kong Protest in Weeks Sends Peaceful Message for Change Hong Kong’s pro-democracy demonstrators braved torrential rain to hold their largest rally in weeks, in a show of strength by more moderate protest leaders who advocated peaceful resistance to Beijing’s increasing reach....
2019-08-18 14:00

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a criminal probe into the unparalleled challenge to its authority....
2019-07-03 05:17

Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed during violent protests against a proposed extradition bill with mainland China....
2019-06-14 05:51

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​China to extradite people to mainland China in the most massive protests since Britain handed back con...
2019-06-10 03:17

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the building Wednesday out of concern the measure signaled greater Chinese control and further erosion of civil...
2019-06-12 08:51

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest Hong Kong protest against China Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday to rally against the Beijing government.        ...
2019-08-19 04:00

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.        ...
2019-06-10 13:34

In Sudan and Hong Kong, protest is changing – and hope is rising | Antoine Buyse Often in the face of of brutal crackdowns, street protesters are finding new ways to challenge repressive regimes• Antoine Buyse is a professor of human rights and director of the Netherlands Institute of Human RightsThe massive demonstrations of rec...
2019-06-18 18:51

Tens of thousands march through Hong Kong to protest Chinese extradition bill Protests against the now-suspended bill have drawn millions of people to the streets in the former British colony in recent weeks, posing the biggest challenge Beijing has faced to its rule in the territory since Hong Kong returned to Chinese control...
2019-07-07 18:34

Hong Kong lawyers protest "polarizing" extradition bill in rare march More than 3,000 Hong Kong lawyers held a rare protest march on Thursday against a proposed extradition bill that could see individuals sent to China to face trial in what the last British governor said would be a "terrible blow" to the rule of law....
2019-06-06 17:00

Thousands gather in Hong Kong in latest protest against controversial extradition bill Thousands of people have gathered in sweltering heat in Hong Kong for the latest in a series of mass protests over the extradition bill that sparked crisis and violent clashes....
2019-07-21 10:01

Fourth U.S. City Bans Facial Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts unanimously voted to prohibit local government from using facial recognition, becoming the fourth city in the country to institute such a ban over concerns that the technology is biased and violates ba...
2019-07-31 23:00

Campaigners urge Britain to give more rights to Hong Kong-based UK passport holders Campaigners handed Britain's government a letter on Monday demanding more rights for the residents of Hong Kong who have UK passports that do not give them the right to live or work in Britain....
2019-07-01 19:51

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind bipartisan legislation to require the Trump administration to certify Beijing is maintaining its special tre...
2019-06-19 18:51

China delivers its most explicit threat to use military force in Hong Kong if protests get bigger and more violent REUTERS/Damir Sagolj Senior Chinese officials on Wednesday offered stern warnings to Hong Kong about China's ability to step in to handle protests that have rocked the city for over nine weeks. Zhang Xiaoming, the director of the Hong Kong and Maca...
2019-08-09 00:00

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Demonstrators Try to Disrupt Handover Anniversary Event Tense scenes as Hong Kong’s leader, speaking to an annual ceremony marking city’s return to Chinese control from Britain, pledged that the government would listen to different views....
2019-07-01 04:00

Hong Kong International Airport cancels all flights, China compares protest to 'terrorism' Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights Monday after a swarm of pro-democracy demonstrators occupied the main terminal, prompting a fiery denunciation in which Chinese authorities likened the protest to "terrorism."...
2019-08-13 04:17

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding it be scrapped and she resign in the biggest protest to shake the city in years...
2019-06-10 14:34

Hong Kong marchers pelt Beijing Liaison Office with eggs in latest protest Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy marchers took the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, marking the sixth straight week of anti-government rallies in the Chinese city....
2019-07-21 19:51

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a day after the city's biggest protest since its handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997....
2019-06-11 04:34

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh protests against a controversial bill allowing extradition to China....
2019-06-17 14:17

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. Aerial images of vast crowds flooding the streets o...
2019-06-19 09:51

‘Act with restraint’ UN human rights chief urges Hong Kong authorities and protestors, following airport disruption After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed her concern and condemned “any form” of violence or destruction of property and urged the demonstrat...
2019-08-14 15:17

Russian police detain nearly 700, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up nearly 700 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march.        ...
2019-08-04 18:51

Hong Kong ignores protest deadline to scrap extradition bill, sets stage for further protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage for a new wave of demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city....
2019-06-20 11:51

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China....
2019-06-13 16:17

Police launch tear gas, protesters throw eggs as Hong Kong protest turns violent Walking in sweltering heat, Hong Kong protesters dressed in black carried a large banner that read “Independent Inquiry for Rule of Law.”        ...
2019-07-21 23:51

China's State Media Show Hong Kong Protest Images, Fanning Public Anger China’s state media aired images from the aftermath of Hong Kong’s latest antigovernment protests, a change in tack that appears aimed at fanning public anger against the demonstrations, as Beijing signaled support for a stronger crackdown by authori...
2019-07-23 00:51

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay. The post Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest del...
2019-06-13 09:51

In Eric Garner case, Justice Department declines civil rights charges against New York City police officer Despite disagreement between top prosecutors regarding the strength of the case, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday ultimately declined to bring civil rights charges against the New York City police officer involved in the controversial and ra...
2019-07-16 23:51

Russian police detain hundreds, arrest opposition figure at Moscow protest of city council election ballot Helmeted police in Moscow rounded up at least 381 demonstrators and at least one opposition leader in an effort to squelch an unauthorized march.        ...
2019-08-03 17:00

| Hong Kong protest | Trump walks into North Korea: WATCH the top world news videos for today Protesters block major highway in Hong Kong | Trump meets US troops soon after North Korea meeting; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-07-01 06:51

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling political crisis “is dead,” but it remains unclear if she will formally withdraw the legi...
2019-07-09 07:17

| Hong Kong protest fallout | Trump re-election kickoff: WATCH the top world news videos for today Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers call on Carrie Lam to step down | In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, Aids cures; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-06-19 15:17

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-21 18:51

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences have caused tensions in many Hong Kong families. Chermaine Lee reports....
2019-06-28 15:17

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-06-13 07:17

Hong Kong strike: Can protesters shut down the city? Protesters in Hong Kong are calling for civil servants to stay home on Monday as a sign of solidarity with the pro-democracy movement. However, civil servants supporting the demonstrations are taking a big risk....
2019-08-02 17:00

City-wide strikes bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong was hit by widespread strikes Monday that brought chaos to much of the city's transport network, including Hong Kong International Airport, in the most ambitious day of demonstrations since the movement began in June....
2019-08-05 17:34

Hong Kong’s Leader Pleads for Order in a City on Edge Carrie Lam, the embattled leader of the Asian financial hub, said at a news conference that the “stability and well-being of seven million people are in jeopardy.”...
2019-08-13 06:51

Hong Kong leader warns city in a 'very dangerous situation' Protesters should "say no to chaos," city leader Carrie Lam said in her first media appearance in days. Police said they had made a record 82 arrests after demonstrations held as part of a general strike turned violent....
2019-08-05 14:00

Hong Kong protesters and police clash across city with renewed tactics Demonstrators, who at one point lobbed two petrol bombs, retaliated with a flash-mob strategy: withdrawing when pressed, only to re-appear elsewhere....
2019-08-11 22:34

Hong Kong cancels all flights in and out of the city as protesters fill the airport for 4th day Hong Kong airport has cancelled all flights going in and out of the city for the rest of the day as protesters occupy the arrival and departure halls. Thousands of protesters continue to occupy Hong Kong International Airport for the fourth consecuti...
2019-08-12 21:51

More Protests at Hong Kong Airport as City’s Leader Pleads for Calm Carrie Lam, the embattled leader of the Asian financial hub, said at a news conference that the “stability and well-being of seven million people are in jeopardy.”...
2019-08-13 11:17

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong while the city is being rocked by mass protests? "Don't shoot me." That was the message one pro-democracy protester held up, on the sort of sign usually reserved for the names of hotel guests, as demonstrators camped out in the arrivals hall of Hong Kong International Airport on Friday, July 26....
2019-08-03 08:34

Hong Kong Strike Sinks City Into Chaos, and Government Has Little Reply The city’s top official, Carrie Lam, warned of “very precarious circumstances” and accused protesters of challenging Chinese sovereignty over Hong Kong....
2019-08-06 04:17

'We need to stay here:' Hong Kong protesters again demand city's leader quit After a brief respite, Hong Kong protesters Friday again pressed the city's leader to resign over an unpopular plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, three days after after she vowed to finish her term in office....
2019-06-21 08:51

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as strikes paralyze city Hong Kong police fired tear gas at protesters on Monday as a general strike plunged the Asian financial hub into fresh chaos, paralyzing transport and bringing the city to an unprecedented standstill for much of the morning....
2019-08-05 13:00

Hong Kong Leader Apologizes After Massive Protests Rock City Again The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, hundreds of thousands of protesters filled the city’s streets, increasing public pressure on the government to eliminate the bill c...
2019-06-16 15:34

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protests again roil the city Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, as the Chinese-controlled territory was again rocked by anti-government protests....
2019-08-03 18:01

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as city is again roiled by protests Hong Kong police fired multiple tear gas rounds on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, as the Chinese-controlled territory was again rocked by anti-government protests....
2019-08-03 20:51

Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, even as activists geared up for marches through the sweltering weekend....
2019-08-09 21:34

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is grappling with the city's greatest political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
2019-07-11 16:00

Hong Kong brought to a standstill as city-wide strikes and protests hit More than 150 flights cancelled and train services suspended as city braces for fresh marchesHong Kong protests – live updatesHong Kong’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has warned that mass protests have pushed the region to the brink of a “very dange...
2019-08-05 07:51

Hong Kong protesters seek to shut down city with general strike Hong Kong was bracing for major disruptions to business on Monday as a general strike threatens to paralyse parts of the Asian financial centre, with more than 100 flights already cancelled, amid a broader anti-government campaign....
2019-08-05 03:17

City of dissent: How Hong Kong has a long and proud tradition of protesting From the Leftist riots of the 1960s to an uprising that fought a "brainwashing" National Education system, Hongkongers have always protested. But has the government stopped caring?...
2019-06-15 05:34

Hong Kong airport protest: Riot police clash with demonstrators as airport crippled for a second day Riot police armed with pepper spray and swinging batons clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong airport as departing flights were suspended for a second day....
2019-08-13 21:51

Hong Kong protest: Demonstrations are 'the worst crisis since end of British rule' Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, a senior Beijing official said today, as the city braced for more pro-democracy protests....
2019-08-07 20:34

Mob Attack at Hong Kong Train Station Heightens Seething Tensions in City A group of club-wielding attackers apparently targeted people, including a pro-democracy lawmaker, who had participated in antigovernment protests, leaving dozens injured....
2019-07-22 13:51

Hong Kong students reject closed-door talks with city leader Student unions from two Hong Kong universities have turned down invitations from city leader Carrie Lam for talks about the recent unrest over her proposal to allow the extradition of suspects to mainland China to face trial...
2019-07-05 12:00

Hong Kong police make fresh arrests, city braces for further protests Hong Kong police said on Sunday they arrested more than 20 people after violent clashes with anti-government protesters overnight, as the Chinese-controlled territory braced for more protests and a general strike aimed to bring the city to a halt....
2019-08-04 04:17

As Hong Kong Erupted Over Extradition Bill, City’s Tycoons Waited and Worried Business titans who have prospered in the global financial center feared the wrath of China. They spoke out only after Beijing wavered. China’s rise has enriched, and intimidated, them....
2019-06-20 19:51

Hong Kong anti-government protests spill into Manchester City game Hong Kong soccer fans sang protest songs and waved anti-government banners as politics spilled into the sporting arena on Wednesday during a friendly game involving English Premier League champions Manchester City in the China-ruled city....
2019-07-25 04:01

Man City 6 Kitchee 1: Champions ease to victory amid Hong Kong protests Manchester City eased to a 6-1 victory over Kitchee FC in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with the pre-season friendly marked by protests concering the ongoing political unrest in the region....
2019-07-24 19:51

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after protesters swarmed the city's streets for the third time in one week....
2019-06-17 10:34

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that they are under refugee protection in Germany. Ray Wong, 25, and Alan Li, 27, faced rioting charges for...
2019-05-22 10:17

Hong Kong leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests over extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam remained defiant on Tuesday, pledging to push ahead with a proposed extradition bill that would allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland China despite massive protests....
2019-06-11 04:34

Hong Kong protests: Riot police hit the streets after thousands march through city for latest demonstration Riot police took to the streets of Hong Kong today after thousands of schoolteachers marched through the Chinese territory in the latest weekend of protests....
2019-08-18 01:00

Hong Kong University Students Reject Invitation to Meet City’s Leader for Closed-Door Talks Representatives from two Hong Kong universities rejected an invitation Friday to meet privately with the city’s leader and discuss the political crisis that has flared over a controversial extradition bill. The city’s Beijing-backed leade...
2019-07-05 18:17

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition bill is "dead"....
2019-07-09 12:17

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 22:00

Death toll from Sudan protest camp rises to more than 30: protest-linked doctors association The number of people killed in the dispersal of a protest camp in the center of the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday rose to more than 30, an opposition-linked doctors' committee said....
2019-06-03 22:34

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9. The post Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a ...
2019-06-03 11:51

| Rashford - 'The identity is there' Marcus Rashford believes that Manchester United are improving every day under the guidance of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and rediscovering their self-belief....
2019-07-31 19:17

Man says he abused 16 to 18, now wants identity shielded HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who admitted to victimizing 16 to 18 people is seeking to keep his name and any other identifying information from being made public. The man made the admission to a grand jury investigating child sex abuse in 2018. But a...
2019-06-13 23:34

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
2019-05-21 19:51

FX: Brokers cannot afford an identity crisis The recent withdrawal of Stater Global Markets from the prime-of-prime broker market has underlined the need for providers to continue to prove their value to clients....
2019-07-02 11:51

Free Wi-Fi could be putting you at risk of identity theft UK consumers are putting their security at risk by signing up to insecure free public Wi-Fi networks, researchers have warned.A report from BullGuard found that nearly four-fifths (79 percent) of public Wi-Fi users take significant risks when choosin...
2019-08-01 15:17

More than 1 in 3 Americans have been hacked or had their identity stolen: survey One in four people would be willing to buy back their private information from the black market, according to new research. A study of 2,000 people explored the value placed on private information available online and keeping their passwords secure &...
2019-08-16 19:00

Germany: SPD's simmering identity crisis erupts The resignation of Social Democratic leader Andrea Nahles reveals the drastic toll that long-term problems have taken on Germany's oldest political party. Part of the SPD's woes lie with Angela Merkel's government....
2019-06-04 06:51

Oro Valley woman has wallet and identity stolen ORO VALLEY AZ. – An Oro Valley woman was shocked when she learned her identity had been stolen and then the thief stole nearly $4,000 a year later. It was a dog park in Oro Valley where Debbi Treichel said she left her purse in the car as she l...
2019-05-23 07:00

Identity governance and administration for the healthcare gig economy As the gig economy continues to expand, healthcare organizations face electronic health information privacy and security concerns that can leave them facing HIPAA violation penalties. As the malpractice insurance costs increase, the healthcare i...
2019-05-30 15:17

How Mistaken Identity Led To 28-Year-Old's Murder On US Highway Timothy Davison begged the cops to hurry up. It was around 2 a.m. on Jan. 4, 2014, and the 28-year-old, known as "Asti" to friends and family, was heading back to Maine after two weeks visiting......
2019-08-07 20:00

DR AG: Ortiz shooting case of mistaken identity The Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor said former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the intended target of a shooting at a nightclub in his hometown on June 9....
2019-06-20 06:00

How anime shaped Japan's global identity A biker gang slices through Tokyo's neon-soaked night. The riders hit the brakes next to a giant, black crater created by an atomic blast. It's so enormous that it bursts beyond the comic strip panels and seeps across the whole page....
2019-08-01 11:34

Archive TV interview may reveal identity of Banksy Footage shows partly covered face of man who claims to be artist and seems to be working on two of his piecesA long-lost interview with a young man claiming to be Banksy, the world’s most famous anonymous street artist, has been found in a television...
2019-07-04 20:17

Banks Can Now Use Aadhaar For Identity Verification With Consent The RBI specifies Know Your Customer (KYC) norms to be followed by banks and other entities regulated by it for various customer services, including opening of bank accounts...
2019-05-29 23:00

Man says license suspended due to case of stolen identity TUCSON — A Tucson man said his license was suspended after a driver involved in a car accident falsely claimed to be him. Jorge Hernandez received the suspension letter in July. “I go over to Tucson City Court, and they told me that I missed a ...
2019-08-13 07:51

£165,000 benefits fraudster lived in UK under false identity An illegal immigrant lived in the UK for a decade under a false identity to secure herself a council home and swindle taxpayers out of almost £165,000 in benefits, a court heard....
2019-07-10 17:17

9 days until the crypto industry must verify the identity of anyone sending $1,000 or more In just nine days, new rules by the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) will force cryptocurrency businesses in roughly 200 countries to verify the identities of anyone sending or receiving more than $1,000 worth of digital assets,...
2019-06-12 18:00

Afro-Ecuadoreans Maintain Identity Through Spiritual Practices The photographer Johis Alarcón documented not just the indelible influence of African culture in Ecuador, but also how the descendants of enslaved women maintained their culture....
2019-05-31 13:34

How to freeze your credit to prevent fraud or identity theft Mangostar / Shutterstock.com Freezing your credit is a free way to stop activity on your credit report if you suspect your identity or data was breached or stolen. A credit freeze is free, doesn't damage your credit score, and you can lift it when y...
2019-06-13 23:51

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems while allowing employees the access they need....
2019-07-15 20:51

Singapore to launch QR identity verification tool for businesses Government says it will introduce in third-quarter 2019 a tool called SG-Verify, which will enable businesses to perform secure identity verification and data transfer via QR scans for use cases such as visitor registration and customer acquisition....
2019-05-28 12:51

If I’m not trash, what am I? What Forky from ‘Toy Story 4’ has to teach about identity and self-worth The Emmy-winning actor Tony Hale says that he was "overwhelmed" by his Pixar experience — much like his new character in the latest "Toy Story" release....
2019-06-22 23:00

Apple’s $999 Pro Stand is just the latest sign of its identity crisis Apple has sold expensive gear for a long time -- and in the last two decades, more affordable products as well. What type of retailer does it want to be?Read More...
2019-06-08 08:00

Broncos out to forge new identity following owner's death Broncos CEO and president Joe Ellis says he no longer is running the team as he felt owner Pat Bowlen would have wanted       ...
2019-07-18 21:51

Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic’s lead prosecutor says former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his hometown on June 9. Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez says the ...
2019-06-20 01:51

Is it ‘molecules of freedom’ or just natural gas? It’s hard to generate interest in a news release about liquefied natural gas exports, but a high-ranking Trump administration official succeeded by calling the stuff “molecules of U.S. freedom.” Assistant Energy Secretary Steven Win...
2019-05-31 05:00

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” educatio...
2019-06-13 13:17

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
2019-06-12 23:00

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally re...
2019-07-19 10:51

Opinion: Germany's awkward search for a national identity continues Expect the soul-searching about what it means to be German to continue after changes to the Nationality Act. The old standards used to establish a national identity no longer apply, writes DW Zoran Arbutina....
2019-07-01 20:34

Identity theft case open after Catalina Foothills car break in TUCSON — According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, a woman’s identity was stolen after a car break in at an apartment complex back on May 15. Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy James Allerton tells News 4 Tucson, the break ...
2019-06-23 18:34

| Eritrean cleared of being trafficking kingpin in mistaken identity case An Italian court ruled Friday that an Eritrean accused of being a human trafficking kingpin known as "the General" was telling the truth when he claimed it was a case of mistaken identity....
2019-07-14 12:17

Footballer Bakary Jatta's identity being investigated by German authorities A media report that Hamburg footballer Bakary Jatta is playing under a false name has sparked investigations by the DFB (German FA) and city authorities. The report claims there are also doubts about Jatta's age....
2019-08-08 13:34

Raptors breakthrough as NBA champions represents shift in Canada's identity The Toronto Raptors completed a remarkable evolution from a laughingstock to NBA champions on Thursday with a victory that could very well shift the identity of a country long associated with ice hockey....
2019-06-14 13:17

Hobbs & Shaw Is a Solid Action Movie That Lacks an Identity Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw has three end credits scenes and those scenes tell you everything you need to know about the film. (No spoilers, I promise.)Read more......
2019-07-31 23:00

David Ortiz Shooting Was Case of Mistaken Identity, Officials Say The shooting last week that left Ortiz wounded was actually intended to target a friend of his who was wearing a similar shirt, the authorities in the Dominican Republic said....
2019-06-20 05:51

Woman busted for stealing lawyer’s identity to play one in court A Brooklyn woman was busted for ripping off the name of another lawyer — so she could play one in court. Natasha Riley, who presented herself as “Natasha Riley-Applewhite,” stiffed three people out of $4,700 over a two-year-period by pret...
2019-06-29 01:34

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him As a 2020 political strategy, the president is betting on the combination of grievance and anti-immigrant sentiment that helped him win election in 2016....
2019-07-16 12:17

Robert Levine, Who Studied Kindness, Identity and Time, Dies at 73 His social experiments explored how people around the world spend time, whether kindness varies by city and what compels us to buy things we may not need....
2019-07-04 00:17

Massive choir a place for Estonians to find identity, solace Tens of thousands of Estonians have joined in singing folk songs on the 150th anniversary of a music festival that inspired resistance to Soviet control and later received recognition from the U.N. cultural agency...
2019-07-08 13:34

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot due to mistaken identity: Dominican AG Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wednesday....
2019-06-20 05:00

German identity rediscovered: Nora Krug's graphic novel 'Heimat' Living in the US, illustrator Nora Krug struggled with the fact that she came from the country responsible for the Holocaust. Her powerful graphic novel shows her quest to reckon with that conflicting identity....
2019-08-09 03:34

Agave plant to flower, reveal its identity for the first time in 57 years After more than a half-century, an agave plant in the Arid House greenhouse at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden is preparing to flower for the first time....
2019-07-08 19:34

2020 Democrat bemoans identity politics, says it's being used to 'tear people apart' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, said identity politics are being weaponized to purposely divide the country and called for unity during an appearance on "The View" Monday. ...
2019-07-22 22:51

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician?...
2019-05-23 18:00

Cops: David Ortiz's Shooting Was An Unlikely Case Of Mistaken Identity Dominican Republic Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez announced new findings Wednesday afternoon in the non-fatal shooting of Red Sox all-timer David Ortiz last month in Santo Domingo. The story, to this point, has already been fairly surprising, ...
2019-06-20 01:34

North Carolina: trans people given right to use bathrooms matching identity Settlement marks the end of a three-year battle over a controversial ‘bathroom bill’, also known as HB2A federal judge has affirmed the right of transgender people to use bathrooms matching their gender identity in North Carolina, by approving a lega...
2019-07-24 06:34

Identity Politics Roil Most Diverse House Democratic Caucus Ever The staff struggles at the House Democratic campaign arm point up a fundamental issue: As the caucus celebrates its diversity, its majority relies on white districts....
2019-08-02 19:00

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 04:51

David Ortiz shooting a case of mistaken identity, officials say The former baseball star was not the intended target of the shooting in the Dominican Republic. A Mexican drug cartel is suspected of being involved....
2019-06-20 10:51

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 settlement offered by the city. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Arnold Ehlers’ lawsuit sa...
2019-05-28 18:34

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging t...
2019-08-12 05:51

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Segu...
2019-07-17 11:51

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
2019-05-29 21:17

Nurse practitioners fight for more freedom Cathy Hampton's job as a nurse practitioner is similar in a lot of ways to that of a doctor. She can prescribe medication, order tests, refer patients to specialists, and manage treatments....
2019-08-10 05:00

In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in The removal of security walls is transforming the Iraqi capital. In this new, more relaxed atmosphere, women are demanding their place in public space, and mixed marriages have become the "new normal."...
2019-06-23 16:17

HGTV's 'Windy City Rehab' stars forced to stop working by the city of Chicago due to several code violations Stars of HGTV’s “Windy City Rehab,” Alison Victoria Gramenos and Donovan Eckhardt, were blocked by the City of Chicago from filing new work permits after a series of alleged code and permit violations....
2019-07-11 18:51

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
2019-07-15 05:00

Chicago families sue after a case of mistaken identity allowed a man to be taken off life support Two Chicago families have sued the city and a hospital after an injured patient was incorrectly identified, and people who did not know him were given the decision to take him off life support....
2019-07-05 21:34

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male.       ...
2019-07-14 12:51

A hit-and-run scooter crash nearly killed him. Now he’s fighting for the data that could reveal the rider’s identity. A Chicago cyclist was injured by an electric scooter rider who fled the scene. Now he's gone to court to get the city's scooter companies to turn over personal information about their riders and their history....
2019-07-10 22:51

Italy court says Eritrean in migrant case was victim of mistaken identity An Italian court ruled on Friday that an Eritrean man extradited from Sudan in 2016 was the victim of mistaken identity and dismissed allegations that he was a ruthless, human-trafficking kingpin....
2019-07-12 17:34

Gap's newest ad campaign attempts to clarify its identity ahead of the Old Navy spinoff Gap's newest ad campaign is a step to focus the retailer's identity, ahead of plans to spin off Old Navy into a separate, publicly traded company....
2019-07-31 19:51

Social media star Christian Aaron charged with identity theft A young social media influencer is accused of stealing a Long Island woman’s identity to open up American Express credit cards, which he used to buy $19,000 worth of Chanel and Dolce & Gabbana bags and a trip to Hawaii, prosecutors said Friday....
2019-06-22 00:17

David Ortiz shooting was case of mistaken identity, attorney general says AG says Ortiz was not intended target in shootingAt least 11 people have been arrested in case so far Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same tabl...
2019-06-21 02:34

Mario Lopez apologizes for 'ignorant' comments about parenting and gender identity TV personality Mario Lopez has apologized for comments made during a recent podcast appearance in which he said it was "dangerous" for parents to allow their children to pick their gender identities at young ages....
2019-07-31 23:34

Mario Lopez walks back remarks on kids and gender identity Mario Lopez has apologized for telling conservative commentator Candace Owens that it’s “dangerous” and “alarming” for parents to honor the wishes of young children who identify with a gender other than the one assigned at birth...
2019-07-31 23:51

Zogby: Elitism, economy, identity politics hobble 2020 Democrats Polls show that Democrats should win the 2020 presidential race, but their chances are being undermined by a healthy Trump economy, elitism, internal feuds, and a focus on identity politics that its putting voters off, according Democratic pollster J...
2019-06-27 20:00

Identity platform provider Auth0 raises $103 million at a valuation of $1 billion Bellevue, Washington-based Auth0, which developers a cloud-based identity authentication platform, has raised $103 million at a valuation of $1 billion.Read More...
2019-05-21 14:39

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures requir...
2019-07-13 01:51

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations....
2019-06-06 14:51

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Violations of Press Freedom Around the World Journalists imprisoned for their work in countries from India to Turkey to Kyrgyzstan are included on this month’s list of cases representing the most serious threats to global press freedom. The list — updated monthly by the One Free Pre...
2019-08-01 13:34

The Exhibit Lauded Freedom of Expression. It Was Silenced. A political battle between Japan and South Korea has spilled into the art world, with the abrupt closing of an exhibit with a statue symbolizing women forced into sexual slavery....
2019-08-05 16:00

Julia Armfield: 'There's freedom in the monster being the norm' The 28-year-old says her often macabre stories are about how our bodies contain and betray us – and are ‘not, not horror writing’Julia Armfield is the sort to describe The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as “beautiful and weird”. This strange choice makes m...
2019-05-30 16:34

Craving Freedom, Japan’s Women Opt Out of Marriage The percentage of women who work in Japan is higher than ever, yet cultural norms have not caught up. More and more, women are rejecting the double standard....
2019-08-03 11:00

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupi...
2019-05-29 20:34

Amazon Dash Buttons took away our freedom to choose – and to think All Amazon Dash buttons will stop working at the end of August – and that’s a good thing. Dash Buttons made re-ordering everyday items like toilet paper and clothes detergent so simple, you didn’t even need to think about it ...
2019-08-05 20:17

Amazon Freedom Sale 2019: Best Deals Available on the Last Day Amazon Freedom Sale 2019 has entered its last day today. There are still quite a few great deals you can grab, including a good chance to buy some last-minute gifts for Raksha Bandhan....
2019-08-11 19:00

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them...
2019-06-11 04:51

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappe...
2019-06-03 13:34

Machete killing of Bronx teen in case of mistaken identity leads to five convictions The five men who viciously slashed a New York teenager to death with knives and a machete in a case of mistaken identity last June were found guilty of murder on Friday. Jonaiki Martinez Estrella, Antonio Rodriguez Hernandez Santiago, Elvin Garcia, J...
2019-06-16 01:34

Opinion: In a place obsessed with identity, Shane Lowry is a champion fans can relate to Shane Lowry looks like a man more likely to guard Claret Jug than have his name engraved on it, but he's one you'd want to drink from it with.       ...
2019-07-21 20:51

2020 Dem rips party's focus on identity politics: 'Great way to lose elections' Businessman and 2020 presidential hopeful Andrew Yang broke with other Democrats when he admonished the party's focus on identity poliitcs leading up to the next election....
2019-06-10 03:17

David Ortiz shooting is called a case of mistaken identity. Many Dominicans are skeptical When the Dominican Republic youth baseball league where David Ortiz got his start plays this weekend, its founder hopes to steer clear of debates over the government claim that the national hero was not the intended target of the shooting that left h...
2019-06-22 06:17

Rodin rescue: visitor cracks Madrid gallery's mistaken identity case Portrait thought to be of notorious Belgian king turns out to be of French sculptorA tiny and previously unknown portrait of Auguste Rodin has been discovered thanks to an unwell child, a sharp-eyed art graduate and an unusually constructive use of T...
2019-06-05 21:00

Identity of 1000-Year-Old Warrior Corrupted by Nazi and Soviet Spin Doctors Facts are finally dislodging almost 100 years of lies and misinterpretations pertaining to a mysterious 1000-year-old warrior’s skeleton unearthed at Prague Castle in Czechoslovakia. ...
2019-08-14 19:17

People's DNA ancestry results keep changing as the sites gather more data: 'What's my real identity?' Wikimedia Commons People's ancestry results keep changing as sites gather more data. "We try to convey the notion that this is a living document," said Robin Smith, head of 23andMe's ancestry division. As more data pours in, it tweaks the ancestry r...
2019-06-27 22:34

In the not too distant future, when climate alarmists and identity politics have destroyed civilisation ... | First Dog on the Moon What did you do in the climate wars Daddy?Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
2019-07-09 03:51

William Kentridge retrospective: Africa's largest modern art museum goes beyond identity politics South Africa's leading contemporary art museum is about to show one of the country's most beloved artists, William Kentridge. Should race still matter when it comes to art? DW's Sertan Sanderson reports from Cape Town....
2019-07-22 22:00

Kerala Betel Leaf, A Tamil Nadu 'Prasadam' Get Geographical Identity Tags Palani Panchamirtham, a temple "prasadam" from Tamil Nadu, Kerala's Tirur betel leaf and two other products have been awarded Geographical Indication (GI) tag, the Commerce Ministry said on Friday....
2019-08-17 04:00

Amazon Freedom Sale 2019: best deals and offers Amazon India has kicked off its annual Freedom Sale today for all its customers in India. Here’s how to make the most of this sale and get the best deals on smartphones, accessories, computers and TVs.Amazon Freedom Sale 2019 will start at mid...
2019-08-08 14:00

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
2019-06-24 02:17

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutsche Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
2019-05-28 03:51

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was a truck full of explosives driving down the capital's traffic-lined Galle Road....
2019-07-08 20:17

Kosovo celebrates 20 years of NATO-brought freedom Kosovo is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the deployment of NATO troops in an operation that helped stop a Serb military crackdown on ethnic Albanians that left more than 10,000 dead....
2019-06-12 12:17

Pope seeks more ‘freedom’ in theology, dialogue with Islam VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for a reform of the way theology is taught in Catholic schools, saying students must learn about dialogue with Judaism and Islam, and that overall there must be greater freedom in theological pursuits. The ...
2019-06-21 13:00

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2019-08-13 23:51

The Latest: Police chief says he respects press freedom SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco reporter whose home and office were raided by police (all times local): 5:40 p.m. San Francisco Police Chief William Scott is acknowledging the furor his department caused when officers raided the ho...
2019-05-22 04:34

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom Australia's opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization's Sydney headquarters and a journalist's Canberra home last week....
2019-06-12 09:17

Australian Parliament to probe press freedom after raids A parliamentary committee has announced an inquiry into the impact of Australian law enforcement and intelligence powers on the press freedom following police raids on media organizations...
2019-07-05 12:00

R. Kelly doesn’t have freedom, money for this legal battle The difference between R. Kelly’s life in 2002 when he was last charged with child sex-related crimes and his arrest last week on even more serious charges was on full display when the R&B singer turned and slowly walked out of court....
2019-07-18 16:17

Europeans Have Just Three Months Left to Experience the Freedom of a Chevy V8 Bad news, Europe; you’re about to lose two examples of American V8 aggression as GM claims the new European Union emissions regulations are forcing it to stop selling its 6.2-liter V8 Chevy Corvette and Camaro....
2019-06-11 02:00

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped a death sentence in a case that drew international......
2019-06-22 10:51

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" t...
2019-05-29 22:17

Trump to award Medal of Freedom to conservative economist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer. Laffer is known as the father of supply side economics, which gained popularity under President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s. His the...
2019-05-31 23:17

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her......
2019-06-23 06:51

As New York Celebrates Pride, Australia Debates Freedom The case of Israel Folau, a Christian rugby player whose contract was canceled over his anti-gay posts, has spurred a national rift over how rights coexist....
2019-06-28 08:17

Trump says Roger Penske to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s awarding a Presidential Medal of Freedom to Roger Penske, the most powerful man in American motorsports. Penske celebrated his record 18th victory as a car owner at the Indianapolis 500 in May ...
2019-06-20 19:34

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
2019-05-30 05:34

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-06-16 20:00

HUD Secretary Carson wants to roll back Obama mandate on gender identity at homeless shelters Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson wants to roll back an Obama-era mandate that single-sex homeless shelters funded by his department admit residents based on their stated gender identity instead of their sex at birth, arguing t...
2019-05-22 23:17

Dominican Attorney General: Former Red Sox Player David Ortiz Shooting Result of Mistaken Identity SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Dominican Republic’s lead prosecutor said Wednesday that former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his hometown. Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríg...
2019-06-20 01:17

Gang members found guilty in mistaken-identity stabbing death of Bronx teen One of five alleged gang members charged in the brutal stabbing death of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz outside a New York City convenience store last year was found guilty for his role in the slaying. ...
2019-06-15 03:00

Michael Avenatti indicted on charges of defrauding ex-client Stormy Daniels, identity theft Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti was charged by federal prosecutors in New York Wednesday with defrauding adult film star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled Avenatti into the national spotlight....
2019-05-22 23:34

Ladakh Leaders Urge Centre For Tribal-Area Status To Protect Land, Identity Prominent leaders of Ladakh have made an appeal to the Centre to declare the region a tribal area under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution, saying the biggest concern for its people is to protect......
2019-08-18 10:00

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
2019-05-21 18:01

HP's Revamped VR Backpack Delivers the Closest Thing to True VR Freedom Yet Does a VR headset still qualify as a standalone device if the computer powering the headset is strapped to your back rather than built into the goggles? I don’t know, and I’m not sure how much that distinction really matters, because while Oculus is ...
2019-05-28 13:34

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash Palestinian businessmen boycotting the Trump administration's Bahrain workshop designed to encourage investment in the territories say only a diplomatic path to statehood can end decades of conflict with Israel....
2019-06-20 15:00

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative grou...
2019-05-21 15:17

Trump awarding Presidential Medal of Freedom to author of ‘Trumponomics’ President Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, a top economist under former President Ronald Reagan's administration....
2019-06-20 01:34

US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party said Saturday, asserting that its leaders had......
2019-06-22 19:17

New Zealand rebukes China over freedom of speech after student scuffle New Zealand has rebuked Chinese envoys for praising pro-Beijing students who scuffled last week with supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement on a university campus, a news website said on Wednesday....
2019-08-07 13:34

Freedom Fighter Waited 40 Years For His Pension. Then, Court Stepped In A 95-year-old freedom fighter, who had to fight for nearly 40 years to secure his pension, will finally receive his dues after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to pay him the arrears along......
2019-07-01 20:34

Citroen boss: industry must show how cars offer 'freedom' The Citroen Ami One Linda Jackson says that car firms must showcase the benefits of the car in order to combat an increasing number of restrictions Citroën boss Linda Jackson believes that the automotive industry needs to showcase how cars provide...
2019-07-23 02:51

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuf...
2019-05-29 22:51

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
2019-06-19 03:51

Trump's EPA stands up for consumers and freedom by standing up to the ethanol lobby President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency took a step toward draining the swamp by curbing the amount of corn ethanol being forced into our economy by the crony capitalist ethanol mandate....
2019-07-09 10:17

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to DM Thursday to discuss a myriad of topics. However, one, in particular, had the internet buzzing....
2019-08-17 14:00

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to carve out a safe spaceAt the dinner table, conversations bubble around people as they tuck into a three-...
2019-08-01 04:17

Trump says will present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc....
2019-06-21 00:34

Iran reassures Iraq over freedom of maritime navigation: ministry Iran has reassured Iraq that there will be freedom of international maritime navigation in the Strait of Hormuz, Iraq's oil ministry said on Tuesday....
2019-07-23 16:51

Saudis angry over dip in press freedom ranking after Khashoggi murder Saudi officials were upset to hear that the country’s rating had fallen on a press freedom index less than a year after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Reporters without Borders (RSF) said staffers met with Saudi government offi...
2019-07-11 02:34

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
2019-07-14 02:00

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, "mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups......
2019-06-23 07:00

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that m...
2019-05-29 05:17

THE IDENTITY VERIFICATION IN BANKING REPORT: How banks should use new authentication methods to boost conversions and keep their customers loyal BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The way incumbent banks onboard and verify the ident...
2019-05-22 13:51

Florida White Supremacist Arrested for Plot to Shoot Up Walmart; FBI Still Fixated on 'Black Identity Extremists' Florida cops arrested a 26-year-old man Friday after he threatened to shoot up a Walmart—an instant callback to the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas last week that claimed 22 lives....
2019-08-11 23:34

Florida White Supremacist Arrested for Plot to Shoot Up Walmart; FBI Still Fixated on ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Florida cops arrested a 26-year-old man Friday after he threatened to shoot up a Walmart—an instant callback to the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, last week that claimed 22 lives....
2019-08-12 15:17

California middle school teacher draws scrutiny for giving students gender identity cards A middle school science teacher in California caused an uproar this week for giving his students a "Gender Unicorn" sheet that explained gender identity and sexual attraction. ...
2019-08-11 10:34

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's editor-in-chief has denied that ownership had a role in the firings....
2019-05-22 03:17

Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer Laffer’s argument that tax cuts increase government revenue by spurring economic growth has been embraced by Republicans over the years. His critics argue that there is little evidence to support the “Laffer curve” and say it inflates deficits....
2019-06-20 06:00

Watch: Pak Foreign Minister Heckled In London Over Lack Of Media Freedom Amidst reports of growing press censorship in Pakistan, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was heckled by a Canadian journalist in London alleging that his social media account was......
2019-07-12 12:17

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
2019-06-01 06:17

Justin Amash gone from House Freedom Caucus after calling for Trump's impeachment Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he is gone from the conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he broke from his party to argue that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses....
2019-06-11 06:34

Leah Chase, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies at 96 In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
2019-06-03 00:00

"Great guy" Tiger Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House "Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country\u0027s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Donald Trump on Monday."...
2019-05-21 18:01

Freedom Caucus opposes budget deal, citing 'unsustainable' debt The conservative House Freedom Caucus took an official position Tuesday night opposing a bipartisan budget deal negotiated by the Trump administration and congressional leaders.The band of roughly 30 hard-liners, which includes some of President Dona...
2019-07-24 13:00

Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis Law defined ‘death sentence’ for media outlets criminalises demoralisation of armed forcesOne of Africa’s bastions of press freedom is attempting to enact harsh legislation that threatens journalists reporting on an unfolding security crisis, human r...
2019-07-15 03:51

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual sit...
2019-05-31 02:51

Met Police hits back in press freedom row over leaked Sir Kim Darroch emails The Metropolitan Police has insisted it "respects the rights of the media" but that it had been advised publication of leaked emails from Sir Kim Darroch could be a criminal offence....
2019-07-13 20:00

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to ...
2019-05-21 16:17

Facial recognition is now rampant. The implications for our freedom are chilling | Stephanie Hare This new technology is being secretly used on streets and in shopping centres across Britain, making potential suspects of us allLast week, all of us who live in the UK, and all who visit us, discovered that our faces were being scanned secretly by p...
2019-08-18 17:34

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago....
2019-07-13 13:34

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mar...
2019-07-10 06:34

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.        ...
2019-07-10 06:34

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism on behalf of freedom is being pioneered....
2019-06-09 14:34

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my li...
2019-05-21 17:51

‘Harriet’ Tubman biopic trailer: Cynthia Erivo fights for freedom Harriet Tubman’s debut on the $20 bill has been delayed — but her silver screen spotlight is set. The first trailer for “Harriet,” a biopic of the abolitionist and suffragette to be released Nov. 1, dropped Tuesday. Tony Award winne...
2019-07-24 06:01

Space for media freedom rapidly shrinking in India: Dhruv Rathee With over 1.7 million subscribers, YouTuber Dhruv Rathee is not scared of speaking against the powers that be. His videos have contributed significantly to making India's Internet-savvy youth think critically....
2019-06-17 13:34

Baseball team sorry for video equating Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' Fresno Grizzlies apologize for ‘misleading’ Memorial Day videoVideo equated Ocasio-Cortez with Kim Jong-un and Fidel CastroA minor-league affiliate for the Washington Nationals has apologized to US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the “misl...
2019-05-28 19:51

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed imp...
2019-06-11 11:51

Dutch feel freedom ahead of World Cup semi-final with Sweden The Netherlands face their first women's World Cup semi-final when they play Sweden on Wednesday and striker Vivianne Miedema believes the pressure is finally off her team....
2019-07-02 23:51

Baseball team apologizes for calling Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ A minor-league baseball team in California said it erred when an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared with a photo of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in a video honoring Memorial Day at the ball park. The Fresno Grizzlies aired the more ...
2019-05-28 16:34

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
2019-05-23 11:00

Baseball team apologizes after including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' A minor league baseball team has apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the team aired a Memorial Day video in which the New York Democrat was depicted among "enemies of freedom."...
2019-05-29 22:17

In European Parliament Speech, U.K. Lawmaker Compares Brexit to Slaves Gaining Freedom A British lawmaker has compared the U.K’s exit from the European Union to the emancipation of slaves in the first speech from a Brexit Party representative at the new European parliament. The Brexit Party, led by Nigel Farage, won 29 seats in t...
2019-07-04 19:17

Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
2019-06-20 06:00

AZ D-Back great Curt Schilling leads “Freedom Days” events in Tombstone TOMBSTONE – The 3rd annual Freedom Days celebration in Tombstone featured former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling, who led a special parade Saturday morning and was presented the key to the city.  Here’s more from Saturday̵...
2019-06-30 09:51

Heineken drops deal with team that labeled Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ Heineken is the latest sponsor to dump the minor league baseball team that called Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez an “enemy of freedom.” The beer giant announced on Thursday that it was yanking all support by its brands Tecate and Dos Equis for t...
2019-05-31 20:00

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
2019-06-11 23:17

Watch: Cynthia Erivo Brings the Fight for Freedom to Life in Harriet Trailer The canceled series Underground breathed new life into the saga of Harriet Tubman. Now looking to delve further into the courage and determination that fueled one of the most important figures in American history comes Harriet, produced by Charles D....
2019-07-23 19:17

Trump to award NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West the Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Fre...
2019-06-02 12:51

Fresno Grizzlies Are Sorry For Memorial Day Video That Showed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez As Freedom’s Enemy Between games of a Memorial Day doubleheader, the Fresno Grizzlies displayed a video on the big screen for the holiday. Backed by a selection from Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural address—the parts about freedom and dignity and how America will never ...
2019-05-28 20:17

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee says Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ dooms the nation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-04 18:00

'I’m Exercising My Freedom': Janelle Monae Talks Liberation in InStyle's Badass Women Issue What does a free black woman look like? After the coming out party that was Dirty Computer, she might look like Janelle Monáe, who liberated herself and countless fans with not only a stellar album in 2018, but the admission that she considers hersel...
2019-07-11 20:34

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr....
2019-07-10 05:34

Watch: Donald Trump hails religious, economic, political strides at Faith & Freedom event President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's annual conference, where he touted his judicial appointments, religious freedom victories and efforts to protect the sanctity of human life....
2019-06-27 19:51

CBOE Holdings Becomes Cboe Global Markets, Unveils New Corporate Identity CHICAGO – October 17, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. today unveiled its new name, Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), identity and mission at the Futures Industry Association (FIA) Expo 2017 conference, currently taking place in Chicago...
2019-05-21 18:00

James Bulger's father warns that son's killer could be released from prison with new identity within weeks The father of murdered two-year-old James Bulger has warned that one of his son's killers could be released from prison with a new identity within weeks....
2019-08-19 12:00

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities to severely punish those responsible amid an escalating crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
2019-08-14 08:17

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
2019-05-29 10:51

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories include: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals action in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
2019-05-21 14:32

FA claim Robert Snodgrass swore at doping officials on 'balance of probability' – but was it mistaken identity? West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass swore at anti-doping officials before allegedly claiming it might have been Andy Carroll because of his northern accent....
2019-05-23 12:51

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspended bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China....
2019-06-29 12:00

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
2019-05-29 18:00

10 most urgent press freedom cases in August: One Free Press Coalition Khashoggi, Abiri, Sultan: From Saudia Arabia to Mexico to India, journalists are under threat around the world. Here are ten cases highlighted by the One Free Press Coalition in August as being exceptionally urgent....
2019-08-01 13:51

Theresa May backs press freedom but won't be drawn on row over Met commander's leaks warning Theresa May today backed press freedom as a "foundation" of democracy — but declined to say if she agreed with a Scotland Yard chief's warning that newspapers could be prosecuted for publishing leaked government information....
2019-07-15 18:51

To save its 'Catholic identity,' Indianapolis' Cathedral High School is firing a gay teacher Cathedral High School is one of 68 schools Catholic recognized by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and serves about 1,100 students in grades 9-12.        ...
2019-06-24 04:17

Freedom Robotics raises $6.6M to take the hassle out of founding a robotics startup After years — decades even — of promises, the robotics industry is finally beginning to realize its potential. Nowhere is this phenomenon clearer than in the world of warehouse automation. Freedom Robotics, a new Bay Area-based startup, came out of s...
2019-07-23 17:51

Chase's Freedom Unlimited is one of the best cash-back credit cards of 2019 — and it comes with perks that many competing cards don't offer The Points Guy The Chase Freedom Unlimited is a compelling cash-back credit card for anyone looking to earn with a simple, easy-to-understand rewards program and no annual fee. While it is not the very best awards rate out there, it does come with s...
2019-08-06 01:17

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits cyclone-ravaged Mozambique; monsoon rains cause ‘misery’ for refugees; and why the internet’s ‘essent...
2019-07-11 22:17

'He can't take my freedom': Jayme Closs' full statement for Jake Patterson sentencing A family attorney read a statement from the kidnap victim in court Friday before Jake Patterson was sentenced to life with no chance for release.        ...
2019-05-25 02:34

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strai...
2019-06-14 06:01

Yankees eliminate the Red Sox threat in best way possible The miseries of their ancient rivals should really be of no consequence to the Yankees at this point. Alex Cora all but conceded first place to the Yankees before his Red Sox even took the field Saturday, admitting the prudence for his team to focus ...
2019-08-04 09:51

Air Conditioning Is the World’s Next Big Threat With temperatures in Europe and everywhere else soaring, demand for air con is booming. The extra power demand may cause a vicious circle on warming. ...
2019-06-28 20:34

Midweek Storm Threat The flash flood watch is extended through Thursday evening- we’re capping off days of torrential rain with a chance for a few strong to severe storms late Wednesday into early Thursday morning. Damaging wind, hail and heavy rain will be possibl...
2019-06-19 12:51

Why ransomware is still a pressing threat What changes have you observed in the ransomware landscape? At the start of the year we made a prediction that in 2019, synergistic threats will multiply, requiring combined responses. For context, attacks are usually centred on the use of one threat...
2019-06-14 12:34

Voting Rights Some court rulings end fights. Others rev them up. In this decade, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued two such decisions. In 2019, the court declared it had no power to intervene when a political party draws voting maps for maximum partisan advantage,...
2019-07-31 19:01

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' it was an act of terror. (...
2019-06-11 15:34

How boxing coped with the terror threat Five days after the 2017 bomb went off outside the Manchester Arena, Kell Brook and Errol Spence fought in a huge stadium fight in Sheffield The post How boxing coped with the terror threat appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-24 17:17

The rise of the deepfake and the threat to democracy They started out as a joke – doctored videos of celebrities doing unlikely things, from a Nicolas Cage cameo in Friends to Mark Zuckerberg boasting about ‘stolen’ data. But as the technology improves, could deepfakes swing an election? Continue read...
2019-06-22 10:00

USWNT’s last big World Cup threat may be in front of them Can the United States women’s soccer team avoid a letdown against the Lionesses of England in Tuesday’s World Cup semifinal (Fox, 3 p.m.)? That’s the big question facing sports bettors. The U.S. has established itself as the best team in the tourname...
2019-07-02 15:17

A New Threat From Trump and Old Questions About Its Effectiveness Time and again, the president has engaged in a game of geopolitical chicken with Mexico. But there was no more guarantee that the tactic will be any more effective this time than in the past....
2019-06-01 02:17

The Zika Virus Is Still a Threat. Here’s What Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countries....
2019-07-02 21:51

Greta Thunberg: ‘They see us as a threat because we’re having an impact’ The climate activist answers questions from famous supporters and Observer readers, with an introduction by Ali SmithGreta Thunberg. This time last year she was unimaginable. Then, pretty much from nowhere, there she was: small and slight, a girl jus...
2019-07-21 14:00

Xi Gets Tougher on Trump After New Tariff Threat BEIJING (AP) — Facing another U.S. tariff hike, Chinese President Xi Jinping is getting tougher with Washington instead of backing down. Beijing fired what economists called a “warning shot” at Washington by letting its yuan currenc...
2019-08-13 21:17

Not even a bomb threat can keep de Blasio from his Brooklyn gym Nothing can deter Mayor Bill de Blasio from his near-daily excursion to Park Slope. Hizzoner insisted on getting in his morning workout Wednesday even after the Park Slope YMCA received a racist bomb threat targeting the mayor, The Post has learned. ...
2019-07-24 18:00

Joe Biden flips on China threat, now says it’s ‘serious’ WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden toughened up his language on China Tuesday, saying the Asian nation represented a “serious challenge” and sometimes a “real threat” to the United States — just a month after saying “they&...
2019-06-12 02:00

Phishing is the top security threat for businesses A security service developed by the telecommunications firm Telefónica, in collaboration with McAfee and Allot, has revealed that the majority of the threats (89%) it has blocked so far are related to phishing.During the first two months in whic...
2019-08-13 20:51

The 3D-Printed Gun Threat Is Getting Weird and Scary A London student was just convicted for using a 3D printer to make a gun—but not just something that looks like a gun. On Wednesday, Tendai Muswere pleaded guilty to manufacturing a lethal firearm with a 3D printer. The weapon in question resembles a...
2019-06-20 22:34

Mayor says no threat to NYC after chopper crash NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' that the Manhattan helicopter crash it was an act of terror.        ...
2019-06-11 05:34

Financial malware threat grows The number of users hit by financial malware grew by seven percent during the first half of 2019 to reach 430,000 according to new research from Kaspersky which revealed the growing threat that banking Trojans pose to both businesses and individuals....
2019-07-31 22:34

How to neutralize the digital threat you carry everywhere Your smartphone is your confidante, your hand-held connection to the world — and one of your biggest vulnerabilities.       ...
2019-08-17 17:00

Royals Escape a Mets Threat in the 9th Noah Syndergaard had pitched at least seven innings in five straight starts, but that streak ended as he allowed two runs on five hits through six innings....
2019-08-17 07:00

What rights do airplane passengers have? After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in the air? It turns out the answer is complicated....
2019-07-18 09:51

Ransomware remains a huge threat to businesses Cybercriminals have changed their tactics when launching ransomware attacks after finding that those targeting businesses offer a much higher return on investment than attacks against consumers, according to new research from Malwarebytes.In the past...
2019-08-08 21:00

Tracking Weekend Flash Flood Threat A slow moving upper low (cold air aloft) is really going to put a damper on your weekend as it crawls over the Ohio Valley. A flash flood watch is in effect through Sunday evening. Multiple rounds of showers and storms firing on and off Friday, Satur...
2019-06-07 12:17

Stand Out of Our Light: politics and the big tech threat Books by James Williams and Carles Boix offer fascinating takes on how we can combat anger and distraction onlineWe’re having problems with the internet and big tech, principally Alphabet (Google/YouTube), Amazon, Apple and Facebook. The government h...
2019-07-20 08:51

Iran says it will respond firmly to any U.S. threat: Tasnim Iran will respond firmly to any U.S. threat against it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday, citing foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi....
2019-06-22 09:17

FBI arrests Nevada man after alleged synagogue threat The FBI has arrested a Nevada man who allegedly plotted to attack a Jewish synagogue and LGBTQ bar after bomb-making materials were found in his Las Vegas home....
2019-08-11 07:00

How AI-enhanced malware poses a threat to your organization Malware controlled by artificial intelligence could create more convincing spam, avoid security detection, and better adapt itself to each target, says a new report from Malwarebytes....
2019-06-19 21:00

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged threat from Iran has receded as the result of an American show of force in the Middle East.“We’ve put o...
2019-05-21 22:34

Trump levels new tariff threat against China The president threatened to impose large tariffs on $300 billion in imports if Chinese leader Xi Jinping does not meet with him in Japan later this month, showing how he plans to immediately pivot from his trade war with Mexico back to Beijing....
2019-06-11 05:34

To prepare today’s workforce for AI, they must understand it’s not a threat For countless businesses across all industries and around the world, AI is dominating mindshare to impossible-to-ignore levels. It’s all entrepreneurs and business leaders can talk about: What does a future with AI look like? What are the gains that ...
2019-07-16 14:00

'We will bring him down' - Tory rival's threat to Johnson Cabinet minister Rory Stewart has issued a stunning threat to "bring down" a Boris Johnson-led government - should his Tory rival suspend parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit....
2019-06-13 22:51

'Part of German soul' under threat as forests die Action plan to be drawn up as dry summers, storms and pests destroy swathes of woodlandA catastrophic combination of heat, drought, storms, forest fires, beetle plagues and a fungi blight have so far this year destroyed swathes of German forest equiv...
2019-08-07 15:34

T-Mobile sale to Dish ‘imminent,’ thanks to DOJ threat A deal to make satellite TV provider Dish Network the nation’s fourth largest mobile carrier is days away from being finalized — thanks to the Department of Justice, The Post has learned. Under pressure from DOJ antitrust officials, T-Mobile and Spri...
2019-07-20 00:00

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
2019-05-22 17:34

Adidas Warns on Threat of U.S.-China Trade War Germany’s Adidas reported higher quarterly earnings on strong sales in China and predicted continued growth, but warned that a protracted trade and currency war could derail the global economy and hurt business....
2019-08-08 13:34

Citibank Corporate Office Evacuated Following Threat FLORENCE, Ky. (WLWT) — A Citibank Corporate office in northern Kentucky was evacuated due to a threat Monday, according to WLWT. Police are investigating after the office in Florence received a call around 9 a.m. for a threat made toward the Citibank...
2019-06-10 16:34

New Zealand Says No Threat From Tsunami After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake New Zealand authorities said Sunday there was now no threat from a tsunami following a powerful 7.4 earthquake which struck near the uninhabited Kermadec islands north of the country, updating their......
2019-06-16 04:34

Severe Threat Lowers, Storms Continue The severe threat has diminished greatly, however, rain and thunderstorms will continue. Storms still have the ability to drop torrential rainfall and can still produce strong wind gusts and hail. Storms will begin to close out through the morning of...
2019-06-17 05:34

Islamic State 'still dangerous threat to UK and more unpredictable' Islamic State poses a challenge to all countries in the world, while rival terrorist group al Qaeda is resurgent and could be plotting attacks in Europe, the UK's security minister said....
2019-07-10 22:01

US may target Scotch whisky in new EU tariffs threat The United States has escalated a threatened trade fight with the EU over aircraft subsidies, by extending the list of products it could impose tariffs on....
2019-07-02 12:00

Apple’s new Powerbeats are the biggest threat to AirPods The biggest threat to the dominance of AirPods is coming from within Apple. The new Powerbeats Pro wireless headset from Apple-owned headphone-maker Beats so thoroughly embarrasses Apple’s AirPods in terms of sound quality, comfort and appearance, th...
2019-05-21 14:32

Pompeo on tensions with Iran: 'The threat is real' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an interview Thursday with “Fox & Friends,” addressed mounting tensions between the United States and Iran -- saying the threat from the regime is "real" and "credible." ...
2019-05-23 18:51

USA on course for glory at the Women's World Cup — but its era of dominance may be under threat The U.S. has the chance take home the FIFA Women's Soccer World Cup on Sunday for a fourth time, but on the evidence of the 2019 tournament its era of dominance may struggle to be extended....
2019-07-05 19:51

FBI: Conspiracy theory ‘extremists’ are a terror threat The FBI has for the first time identified “conspiracy theory-driven domestic extremists” as a terror threat — including the believers in the shadowy QAnon network, according to a report. An FBI bulletin dated May 30, 2019, from the bureau’s Pho...
2019-08-01 21:51

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false informationEarlier this month, an unexceptional thread appeared on Reddit announcing that there is a new w...
2019-07-04 10:17

Beijing says US legalization of marijuana is a 'threat to China' Beijing's leading drug enforcement body has blamed the legalization of marijuana in Canada and parts of the United States for a spike in the amount of drugs smuggled into the country, describing it as a "new threat to China."...
2019-06-17 13:51

On the Edge: South Carolina’s coastline under threat On The Edge: Combahee to Winyah is the work of the environmentalist and photographer J Henry Fair, who brings attention to the tragic effects created by the human impact on the planet’s coastlines. They “define us, contain us, and connect us to the o...
2019-06-27 22:34

Whaley Bridge: Further evacuations over dam collapse threat Authorities have ordered more people to leave their homes in the British town of Whaley Bridge as expected rain threatens to swamp a damaged reservoir. Residents were given minutes to collect essential belongings....
2019-08-04 05:17

Platinum giant wants in on batteries to ease EV threat Anglo American Platinum wants to create a new multi-billion dollar business for platinum-group metals to compete with cobalt and nickel as electric vehicles reduce the need for traditional catalytic converters....
2019-08-14 16:17

Prosecutor: Charges against ex-deputy no threat to police FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor says the decision to charge a former sheriff’s deputy with child neglect and culpable negligence for failure to confront the Parkland school shooter is unique and would generally not apply to la...
2019-06-07 23:51

Climate change a threat to tourism in Spain Climate change is hitting Spain harder than most other European nations. Drinking water is scarce and beaches are receding. There's a danger that tourism in the country will suffer a major setback in the decades to come....
2019-06-20 18:34

Mexico Avoids Tariffs for Now, but the Threat Lingers The deal the U.S. and Mexico struck to prevent the U.S. from imposing tariffs largely reaffirms the countries’ commitments to existing measures on immigration but will allow Washington to keep up pressure on Mexico....
2019-06-09 16:00

U.S. small-cap stocks under renewed threat from tariffs Last week's announcement of more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods may have undermined the prospects for small-cap stocks to rebound this year, even after a brief respite from the Federal Reserve's......
2019-08-09 02:00

Tracking Monday Severe Storm Threat We have one more round inbound! After a morning batch of showers & a few storms weakens our severe storm threat ramps back up mid/late Monday afternoon pushing into eastern counties into the early evening. Watch for damaging wind, hail and heavy rain...
2019-06-24 11:00

A liberated Rory McIlroy is a US Open threat PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — If you saw what Rory McIlroy did in his runaway RBC Canadian Open victory Sunday and don’t think that was a loud-and-clear message entering this week’s U.S. Open, you’re not paying attention. If McIlroy brings the form he had i...
2019-06-13 04:51

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations....
2019-05-21 14:51

Zika Is Still a Threat. Here Is What Public Health Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countries....
2019-07-02 21:00

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort to stop a new Missouri law that bans almost all terminations of pregnancies after eight weeks....
2019-07-31 23:17

How a Self-Taught Art Curator Became a Gay Rights Champion ‘I had no vision at all,’ said Charles W. Leslie, who co-founded the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 50 years ago. ‘It had to do with some vague concept of gay liberation.’...
2019-06-21 18:34

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously restricting people’s freedoms, according to a new report that warns of a growing repression around the...
2019-05-21 17:34

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. people....
2019-06-02 01:00

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
2019-05-22 10:17

Earth’s Food Supply Is Under Threat. These Fixes Would Go a Long Way. The food production system accounts for up to a third of greenhouse gas emissions. But if agriculture is done right, experts say, it can actually be a climate change solution....
2019-08-10 03:34

10 most urgent cases of journalists under threat: June 2019 Journalists serve the public by speaking truth to power, a pursuit which puts some reporters in peril. Here's a list of the 10 most urgent cases for June 2019, published by the One Free Press Coalition....
2019-06-03 15:51

Air Force warns about nationwide threat of ‘involuntary celibates’ Air Force instructors have been warning troops about the growing threat of radicalized “incels” — aka guys who can’t find women to sleep with them, a report says. Airmen stationed at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland were recentl...
2019-06-22 05:01

FBI increases focus on domestic terrorism threat: official The FBI, focused intently for years on combating terrorism from abroad, is turning more attention to home-grown, U.S. domestic violent extremists, a senior FBI counterterrorism official said on Thursday....
2019-05-24 01:34

Mexico president: won’t react desperately to Trump threat FILE- In this April 9, 2019, file photo, trucks wait to cross the border with the U.S. in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. In a surprise announcement that could compromise a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% t...
2019-05-31 20:00