TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 09:51

Kazakh president calls for dialogue, more protests planned

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev invited critics on Wednesday to join a new public council after days of protests over his election, while state prosecutors warned ...

Kazakh president calls for dialogue, more protests planned

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Algeria interim president calls for dialogue to prepare new elections Algeria’s interim president Abdelkader Bensalah called on Thursday for all parties to launch an "inclusive dialogue" to prepare for presidential elections, following the constitutional council's scrapping of a vote set for July 4....
2019-06-06 22:17

Former president still looms over Kazakh election MOSCOW (AP) — For the first time in nearly three decades of independence, Kazakhstan is holding a presidential election without Nursultan Nazarbayev on the ballot. But the longtime leader of the oil-rich Central Asian country still casts a long shado...
2019-06-07 14:00

Nazabayev's handpicked successor Tokayev elected Kazakh president Kazakhstan's interim president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, chosen successor of veteran ruler Nursultan Nazarbayev who retains sweeping powers, has won a snap presidential election which observers say was tarnished by violations of basic freedoms....
2019-06-10 14:51

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday....
2019-05-25 22:17

Donald Trump arrives in the UK, protests planned The US president has recently been accused of "entirely unacceptable interference" over his Brexit comments. London was on high alert in expectation of protests against his visit....
2019-06-03 15:51

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the city’s leader vowed to push ahead with the bill despite hundreds of thousands of people marching again...
2019-06-11 09:51

Trump's UK visit turns to Brexit and Huawei as protests planned in London Donald Trump will plunge into Britain's Brexit crisis on Tuesday and is likely to demand that Prime Minister Theresa May's successor ban China's Huawei from 5G networks as thousands of protesters mock the U.S. president across London....
2019-06-04 05:34

Donald Trump turns to Brexit and Huawei as protests planned in London Donald Trump will plunge into Britain's Brexit crisis on Tuesday and is likely to demand that Prime Minister Theresa May's successor ban China's Huawei from 5G networks as thousands of protesters mock the U.S. president across London....
2019-06-04 10:34

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests ...
2019-05-21 23:51

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and “bring the perpetrators to justice”....
2019-06-11 00:17

White House calls Biden’s planned remarks on Trump ‘laughable’ The White House on Tuesday dismissed as “laughable” Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s expected remarks in a speech in Iowa labeling President Trump an “existential threat to America.” “The idea that he would ...
2019-06-11 20:17

F1 calls off planned standard gearboxes move for 2021 cost saving Formula 1 has called off its expected switch to standard gearbox cassettes in 2021, following a World Motor Sport Council vote to retain freedom of gearbox supply in the championship...
2019-05-24 23:51

Planned Parenthood president on Biden's abortion funding flip-flop: 'I take him at his word' Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen said Friday she believes Joe Biden saying he no longer supports a long-standing ban on federal funding for abortion, even though he reversed his stance over the course of 36 hours....
2019-06-08 08:00

Albania opposition protests again, calls for new election Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have taken to the streets again to demand new elections despite repeated calls from Western powers to sit down for talks...
2019-06-03 02:00

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-05-21 16:17

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive protest that gripped the city over the weekend. Speaking from the Legislative Council where hours ea...
2019-06-10 13:00

Trump baby blimp flies in London as protests greet president As British Prime Minister Theresa May meets President Donald Trump on Tuesday, thousands of protesters plan to tell the U.S. leader he should have stayed at home....
2019-06-04 13:17

While Thousands March, President Trump Dismisses London Protests as ‘Fake News’ Thousands of protestors gathered in central London’s Trafalgar Square on Tuesday to show their anger over U.S. President Trump’s visit to the U.K. Meanwhile, Trump dismissed the protests as “fake news” during a press conferenc...
2019-06-04 23:51

PM Modi Calls On Vice President Naidu PM Modi reached the vice president house here to meet Mr Naidu this morning. "Shri Narendra Bhai Modi ji called on me today morning. Greeted him on being elected as the leader of NDA and the next......
2019-05-26 14:00

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors to a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch....
2019-05-21 21:17

Kazakhstan's Newly Elected President Calls Himself a 'Reformer' Newly elected President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said his government would listen to grievances aired during recent protests as Kazakhstan transitions from decades of tight state control....
2019-06-13 21:34

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
2019-06-05 18:51

Albanian government calls no-confidence vote in president Albania's governing Socialist Party has called a no-confidence vote in the president, saying it was unconstitutional for him to cancel upcoming municipal elections....
2019-06-10 15:17

Iranian Official Calls Donald Trump "Crazy President" A senior Iranian official called Donald Trump a "crazy President" whose threats against Tehran weren't going to work, adding that if the US President wanted to talk, he'll not only have to show some......
2019-05-21 15:34

Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separatist conflict....
2019-05-21 17:34

| President calls for opposition to accept Malawi vote result Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of an election clouded by fraud allegations as he was sworn in for a second term....
2019-05-28 23:51

President Steinmeier calls for decency on 70th anniversary of German constitution Germany's president said that "hatred and enmity" were starting to poison political debate. He warned politicians to heed the voices of voters in order to counter the rising tide of populism....
2019-05-23 22:17

Schiff says impeachment 'is destined for failure,' calls GOP 'cult of the president's personality' House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff blasted congressional Republicans as “the cult of the president’s personality,” claiming they will not “act consistent” with their constitutional duties should House Democrats begin impeachment procee...
2019-06-02 21:51

African Champions League: Wydad president calls on Caf to investigate final Wydad Casablanca's president, Said Naciri, calls on Caf to investigate Friday night's African Champions League final, in a bid to "save the image of football in Africa"....
2019-06-02 17:17

Ukraine’s New President Signs Decree to Dissolve Parliament and Calls for Snap Election (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s new president on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the nation’s legislature and called a snap election in two months, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parliamen...
2019-05-22 05:00

President Trump Calls Bette Midler a ‘Washed Up Psycho’ After She Shared a Fake Quote President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to call Bette Midler a “washed up psycho” after the actress tweeted a quote falsely attributed to him. Midler had earlier apologized on Twitter for sharing the fake quote, which called Republ...
2019-06-05 10:00

In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ The post In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump t...
2019-06-12 16:00

Chamber of Commerce blasts Trump on tariffs — and then the president calls CNBC to fight back The president's tariff strategy "creates uncertainty with our trading partners," says a top official at the world's largest business lobbying group....
2019-06-10 22:51

Facebook Suspends Natural News, Founder Calls for President Trump to Use Military Against Tech Giants Facebook has suspended Natural News from posting on the social media platform where it has amassed almost 3 million followers. Natural News, which pushes wild conspiracy theories and once published an injectable DIY homeopathic “vaccine” for Ebola, h...
2019-06-10 16:00

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh presidential election Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
2019-06-08 22:17

Exit poll gives Tokayev 70% of vote in Kazakh election Kazakhstan's interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, has won 70.13% of the vote in Sunday's presidential election, according to an exit poll carried out by local pollster Kogamdyk Pikir Institute....
2019-06-09 20:51

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan's presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country....
2019-06-14 17:51

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh vote as hundreds protest Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
2019-06-09 11:51

Russia halts transit of Kazakh LPG and coal to Ukraine - document Kazakhstan's state railway company has suspended liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and coal shipments to Ukraine after transit nation Russia banned such shipments from its territory, according to a document seen by Reuters....
2019-05-27 18:01

Sadiq Khan calls Donald Trump 'far-right poster boy' and challenges US president to meet him Sadiq Khan has called Donald Trump the "poster boy for the far-right movement around the world" before calling on the US president to meet him in the latest round of their public dispute....
2019-06-04 14:34

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls special counsel Mueller's inquiry 'very objective' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the Kremlin's election interference as well as new friction over Iran, Venezuela and arms control.        ...
2019-05-21 17:34

Vedanta CEO open to dialogue with Zambia Vedanta Resources is open to dialogue with the Zambian government but will defend its legal rights and opposes the appointment of a provisional liquidator at its Konkola Copper Mines business, the company's CEO said on Monday....
2019-05-27 11:34

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
2019-06-09 17:00

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons....
2019-06-10 15:17

After Divisive India Election, Some See a Moment for Dialogue With Pakistan Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with a second five-year term, has an opportunity to look toward his legacy—and for any Indian leader, the big prize is ending the seven-decade enmity with Pakistan....
2019-05-28 23:17

Taliban Leader Indicates No Ceasefire Soon, "Doors Of Dialogue" Open The Taliban are unlikely to call a ceasefire any time soon, the group's leader indicated on Saturday, though he said the "doors of dialogue" with the US remain open....
2019-06-01 12:00

The Latest: EU urges Kosovo, Serbia to return to dialogue BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between Serbia and Kosovo (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The European Union’s top diplomat is urging Kosovo and Serbia to return to the negotiating table and normalize relations amid high tension...
2019-05-29 16:34

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget rules, but the option exists if needed, a senior member of Moscovici's cabinet said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 14:34

Mexico pushes for dialogue in response to Trump's tariff threat Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he did not want a confrontation with the United States. Some 80 percent of the Mexico's exports are sent to the US and would be hit hard by fresh tariffs....
2019-06-01 06:00

Mike Pompeo Says US Open To Dialogue With India After Trade Snub The United States is open to dialogue with India after taking away its preferential trading status, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday as he prepares to travel to New Delhi....
2019-06-13 06:34

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank suggests....
2019-05-29 20:51

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message on Thursday, marking World Radio Day....
2019-05-21 15:00

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
2019-05-24 23:34

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelled by the discussions over the past two days, including the important input by youth, will continue mo...
2019-05-21 16:17

US "Open" To Trade Dialogue, Says Mike Pompeo Ahead Of India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has pushed for India to further open its economy and also "diversify" its energy portfolio, saying countries that have provided American companies access to their......
2019-06-13 06:34

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced people in the country, and has been one of the regions most affected by clashes between local communi...
2019-05-26 17:17

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of public funds, and called for dialogue....
2019-06-13 08:34

Iran deputy foreign minister says ready for dialogue with Gulf Arab countries: statement Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday that his country was ready to engage in dialogue with Gulf Arab countries in order to address escalating tensions in the region....
2019-05-28 21:34

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

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
2019-05-23 09:51

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Trump and Macron originally planted the European ses...
2019-06-13 02:17

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that he could impose tariffs of 25%, ...
2019-06-11 03:34

| Over 830 000 cholera vaccinations planned in DRC: WHO More than 830 000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province will be vaccinated against cholera, which has claimed over 240 lives this year, the World Health Organisation says....
2019-05-28 06:51

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. “In the rough draft of my speech that I submi...
2019-06-05 03:17

Interior boss: No monument changes planned, but up to Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt says he has no plans for additional changes to national monuments as recommended by his predecessor, but says it’s ultimately up to President Donald Trump. Trump in 2017 shrank two spraw...
2019-05-22 18:17

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in priso...
2019-05-24 19:17

Automakers Rebuke Trump's Planned EPA Rollback A coalition of automakers composed of Ford, General Motors, BMW, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen and more delivered a letter to the White House on Thursday announcing that it did not approve of the far-reaching emissions and fuel eco...
2019-06-07 15:17

Planned Parenthood: Missouri’s last abortion clinic may shut ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license. Planned Parenthood officials said in a teleconference Tuesday that the cu...
2019-05-28 18:34

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventually land before the Supreme Court....
2019-05-24 18:17

The Latest: Planned Parenthood suing to keep clinic open ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the possible closure of Missouri’s only abortion clinic (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Planned Parenthood is suing to keep Missouri’s last remaining abortion clinic open. Leaders of Planned Parenthood said Tu...
2019-05-28 19:17

Planned Parenthood responds to anti-abortion post TUCSON –  A Tucson Planned Parenthood is making headlines after one man’s social media post goes viral. It all started with a Facebook post from a Tucson man who said he was taking pictures of license plates at a Planned Parenthood facility and...
2019-06-05 06:17

St. Louis Judge Says Planned Parenthood Doctors Do Not Have to Testify A St. Louis judge on Tuesday handed a win to Planned Parenthood — but larger questions over the fate of Missouri’s last remaining abortion provider remain unanswered. Circuit Court Judge Michael Stelzer decided Tuesday that five doctors w...
2019-06-05 19:34

The Latest: Planned Parenthood: Parson comments not reality JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on efforts of a St. Louis abortion clinic to retain its license (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America says Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s explanation of...
2019-05-29 23:34

Why is Planned Parenthood flipping out over the Hyde Amendment if abortion is really 3% of what they do? At one time, the Democratic Party took a seemingly moderate stance on abortion. Many of their politicians, including Hillary Clinton, even endorsed "safe, legal, and rare" as the best approach to what they considered a complicated subject. Those days...
2019-06-07 06:17

Public service planned for Bart Starr in native Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A public memorial service is being planned in Alabama for former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr. A statement from the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame says an event celebrating Starr’s legacy will be held Sunday afternoo...
2019-06-06 19:34

X-Men: First Class writer says Fox planned a team-up movie that would've put The Avengers to shame It wasn’t clear if Marvel Studios’ grand experiment was going to work out until The Avengers became a huge hit in 2012, but anyone could tell before the movie came out that the studio was working toward something special. So special, apparently, that...
2019-06-03 23:17

Planned Parenthood says women's healthcare in 'state of emergency' – live President Leana Wen says: ‘This is a terrifying time’Missouri’s last abortion clinic in danger of being shut downSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.33pm BST California governor Gavin Newsom is encouraging women seeking abortions ...
2019-05-31 20:17

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
2019-06-11 21:51

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the latest in US politics – liveCivil rights groups have filed a lawsuit to stop Alabama from implementing a ...
2019-05-24 20:51

Rialto Theatre’s hotel project called off, renovations still planned TUCSON – Last year, News 4 Tucson reported on a $88 million high-rise hotel project that was set to go up right behind the Rialto Theatre downtown. READ MORE: Downtown Tucson is growing with new development Part of the project was going to incl...
2019-05-30 16:34

Grey's Anatomy Almost Had a Very Different Love Story Planned for Meredith in Season 14 Before MerLuca, Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) almost had another new man. Grey's Anatomy showrunner Krista Vernoff revealed to EW that there was originally a different plan for......
2019-06-05 01:17

Residents say planned FiDi theater will bring unwanted rowdiness A popular theater company called Sleep No More is planning to expand into the Financial District — and worried local residents say the prospect is costing them shut-eye....
2019-05-28 01:17

St. Louis judge hears Planned Parenthood's lawsuit A judge in St. Louis will determine whether to grant a request from Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order that would stop the state from allowing the license for Missouri's only abortion clinic to lapse. (May 30)   ...
2019-05-31 01:34

Missouri governor hits back at Planned Parenthood: 'Disregard for the law' Missouri Gov. Mike Parson accused a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis on Wednesday of violating multiple medical laws and safety standards after the organization filed a lawsuit Tuesday to allow the clinic to stay open....
2019-05-30 01:17

Japan Intervenes in U.S.-Iran Dispute With Planned Abe Visit to Tehran Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will attempt to mediate the dispute between the U.S. and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program, a rare international diplomatic move by a Japanese leader....
2019-06-06 23:17

Greece formally scraps tax base expansion planned for 2020 ATHENS, Greece (AP) — In the last session of parliament ahead of early elections July 7, Greek lawmakers have approved a bill to scrap a legislated expansion of the tax base demanded by bailout creditors. The law revoked Friday would have lowered the...
2019-06-07 19:34

Russian band to stage Planned Parenthood benefit in Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Russian protest band Pussy Riot is planning a concert in Alabama to benefit Planned Parenthood after the state passed the nation’s toughest anti-abortion law. Al.com reports that the feminist band is set to perform J...
2019-06-06 16:51

France says planned Renault-Fiat merger must protect jobs Finance minister seeks guarantee no French factories will close before any deal is agreedFrance’s finance minister has demanded that no factories in the country shut and that jobs for French workers be preserved if a proposed merger between Renault a...
2019-05-28 15:51

Ariana Grande donates $250,000 from Atlanta concert to Planned Parenthood Ariana Grande donated $250,000 from her Saturday concert in Atlanta to Planned Parenthood, the organization confirmed to USA TODAY.        ...
2019-06-12 20:51

"High-Level" Meeting, Engagements Planned For PM Modi-Xi Jinping: Envoy India and China will have several ministerial-level engagements this year, including a foreign ministers' meeting, to prepare the ground for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra......
2019-05-27 21:00

Planned Parenthood building large women's clinic in Alabama despite abortion law Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight against its opening. ...
2019-06-16 05:00

U.S. judge says Qualcomm violated antitrust law; appeal planned, shares plunge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practice...
2019-05-22 15:51

Whitney Houston hologram tour, album and Broadway show planned New deal with estate clears path for raft of new projects featuring the late soul and R&B singerThe late Whitney Houston is set to tour as a hologram, according to the company behind the postponed Amy Winehouse hologram tour.In a statement, Base Holo...
2019-05-21 16:17

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
2019-06-12 17:00

Sarah Sanders: 'Lunacy' that infrastructure meeting could've gone on as planned after Pelosi comments White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders shot down suggestions that President Donald Trump's eruption one day earlier at a White House meeting on infrastructure was a pre-planned stunt, calling it outside the realm of possibility that Trump...
2019-05-23 16:34

Jesse Watters on Clinton's planned production company: 'No one wants to watch Hillary' Will Americans tune in to watch Hillary TV or Hillary the movie? Jesse Watters' says America is over Hillary Clinton. "No one wants to watch Hillary. Americans had their choice. She ran for president twice and they were both like, ‘Click, next guy,'"...
2019-06-04 04:34

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

Three states join AG group probing planned merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The attorneys general of Arizona, Michigan and Pennsylvania have joined a group of states probing T-Mobile's plan to buy rival Sprint for $26 billion, which is believed to be nearing the end of a regulatory review....
2019-06-06 23:17

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions except in cases of “serious” health risk to the mother, saying the law is patently unconstitutional....
2019-05-25 07:00

Cuomo backs Queens DA candidate Melinda Katz with planned fundraiser Gov. Andrew Cuomo is jumping into the hotly contested Queens District Attorney’s race and holding a fundraiser for local machine favorite, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz....
2019-06-03 23:17

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
2019-05-23 19:34

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit plan as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
2019-05-23 18:00

Japan business lobby urges sales tax hike to proceed as planned The head of a Japanese business lobby said a planned sales tax hike should proceed in October to sustain the social security system for a rapidly ageing population, despite calls from elsewhere to postpone it given growing economic challenges....
2019-05-30 03:51

Thank u, Ariana Grande, for donating Atlanta concert proceeds to Planned Parenthood With reproductive rights in peril in a number of states, organizations like Planned Parenthood are grateful for any help at all. But Planned Parenthood recently got a sizable donation from a notable source: People magazine confirms that Ariana Grande...
2019-06-13 01:34

More details surface on Huawei's planned rival to Google's Play Store After Google pulled Huawei's Android support for future models, the Chinese brand has been left with a big problem: how to give users of its devices access to apps, the lifeblood of the modern smartphone.Huawei's vision is to bolster its Ap...
2019-05-23 14:34

Pay Me What You Owe Me: DC to Trump on $7,000,000 Unpaid Inauguration Bill Ahead of Planned July 4th Bash Donald Trump is planning what he almost assuredly believes will be a huuuge Fourth of July rally speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C....
2019-06-15 05:17

Tracee Ellis Ross to star in the first of many planned Daria spin-offs It’s been a long time since we heard that MTV was planning to bring back Daria for a new generation of disaffected teens, but apparently the plan has evolved in the past year. Initially, we heard that the revival would be called Daria & Jodie and...
2019-06-14 08:34

Mexico Tariffs To Go Ahead as Planned, Says White House as Talks Continue (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico are set to take effect Monday as planned, the White House said Friday, even as negotiators continued to meet to try to stave off his latest push to force the U.S. ally t...
2019-06-08 00:00

Gunman in Virginia Beach Shooting Planned to Quit City Job, Officials Say DeWayne Craddock, the suspect in the fatal shooting of a dozen people at a municipal building on Friday, had submitted a resignation notice hours before the assault....
2019-06-02 18:51

Russian band Pussy Riot to stage Planned Parenthood benefit The Russian protest band Pussy Riot is planning a concert in Alabama to benefit Planned Parenthood.        ...
2019-06-07 11:17

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over 'conscience protections' rule Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rule that protects workers from being forced to provide abortion, sterilization, or voluntary eu...
2019-06-12 05:17

White House planned to hide USS John McCain from Trump, claims report The White House wanted to move a ship named for a political rival of the US president out of sight during his visit to Japan, a paper says. Donald Trump and a long-dormant Navy Twitter feed rushed to rubbish the report....
2019-05-30 17:17

17 Protesters, Including Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood, Arrested Outside Governor's Office As Missouri awaits a decision on whether its last abortion clinic will remain open, protests have resulted in over a dozen arrests, including M’Evie Mead, Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood....
2019-05-31 07:17

Planned exhumation of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco temporarily halted by court The planned exhumation of former Spanish leader Gen. Francisco Franco was temporarily halted Tuesday by the country’s Supreme Court because judges had yet to rule on appeals by the dictator’s family....
2019-06-04 17:51

Power from Kenya's planned Lamu plant could cost 10 times more than estimated: study Electricity from a coal-fired power plant due to be built in Kenya by a Kenyan-Chinese consortium will cost consumers up to 10 times more than planned, a U.S. thinktank says, raising further doubts about the long-delayed project....
2019-06-11 18:17

Ariana Grande Donates $250,000 to Planned Parenthood Amid Anti-Abortion Legislation Ariana Grande is making a stand in protest of recent anti-abortion laws. The singer is donating the proceeds from her June 8 concert in Atlanta, Georgia, totaling about $250,000, to......
2019-06-12 20:17

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit to block Alabama abortion ban – live Organizations filed a lawsuit on behalf of abortion providers in the state challenging the extreme law passed earlier this monthSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.43pm BST Here’s the ACLU’s own tweet on the news of its lawsuit to...
2019-05-24 17:00

Ariana Grande donates $250G of Atlanta concert proceeds to Planned Parenthood Pop star Ariana Grande donated $250,000 of proceeds to Planned Parenthood after her Saturday concert in Atlanta, Georgia, the nation's largest abortion provider confirmed....
2019-06-13 04:17

Miley Cyrus' insane Planned Parenthood fundraiser shows liberals are out of touch Miley Cyrus just launched the most odd and overpriced fundraiser you will see for a while. The risqué pop star is partnering with the high-end clothing brand Marc Jacobs to raise money for Planned Parenthood through sweater sales. The sweaters show a...
2019-06-05 02:34

Jonah Goldberg: Trump Mexico tariff threat could 'scuttle' planned replacement of NAFTA President Trump's tariff threat against Mexico could complicate plans to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to Jonah Goldberg....
2019-06-05 04:17

Cboe Global Markets Announces General Counsel’s Planned Retirement and Successor’s Appointment CHICAGO – January 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced the planned retirement of its Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Joanne Moffic-Silver, after 37 years of service to the ...
2019-05-21 18:00

U.S. firms fret as China's FedEx probe, planned hit-list heightens trade frictions The sudden deterioration in trade talks between the United States and China last month has ratcheted up concerns among U.S. firms that the dispute could go beyond tariffs and affect business in the long-term....
2019-06-04 14:00

Cboe Global Markets Announces Planned Chief Financial Officer Retirement and Successor Appointment CHICAGO - November 7, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced the planned retirement of its Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer, Alan Dean, at the end of December 31, 2017, after ...
2019-05-21 18:00

Beam Park in Dagenham: the £1 billion regeneration zone with thousands of new homes planned for first-time buyers Welcome to Beam Park, the £1 billion London regeneration zone you have probably never heard of. Yet it is getting a new train station offering a 20-minute commute to the City and has many acres of open space, while thousands of houses and flats are o...
2019-05-22 16:00

Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license. The post Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threat...
2019-05-28 18:34

Evidence shows ‘brutal’ killing of Saudi journalist ‘planned and perpetrated’ by State officials: UN independent expert Evidence collected in Turkey shows on initial examination, that former dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of “a brutal and premeditated killing, planned and perpetrated by officials of the State of Saudi Arabia,” according to the...
2019-05-21 16:51

CBOE Holdings Announces Planned Changes in Board Leadership Roles at Close of Transaction with Bats Global Markets CHICAGO, Dec. 22, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that William J. Brodsky, Susan M. Phillips and R. Eden Martin, among CBOE Holdings' longest serving Board members, have notified CBOE Holdings that they intend to step down fro...
2019-05-22 02:51

Beyond the protests, BP starts a new era - but how far does it go? In a deal heralded as a "turning point" for the fossil fuels industry, oil giant BP has accepted that its plans for the future must now embrace the terms of the Paris climate change agreement....
2019-05-22 01:17

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice, as security forces fanned out across the capital...
2019-06-08 00:17

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
2019-06-03 19:17

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
2019-06-04 06:17

What Tiananmen Square protests mean 30 years later The enduring symbol of the Tiananmen Square protests for Chinese democracy, whose bloodiest stretch began 30 years ago Tuesday, remains the photo of a lone man defiantly blocking a column of tanks. But a recently unearthed shot illustrates the grim r...
2019-06-04 07:00

US pipelines to get new safeguards against violent protests Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is proposing sweeping new safeguards to protect the nation’s network of fuel pipelines — even those under construction — from violent protests and dangerous tampering....
2019-06-14 06:17

Trump supporter hit with milkshake during UK protests An angry throng of protesters doused a President Trump supporter with a McDonald’s milkshake while chanting “Nazi scum!” on Tuesday. The supporter, a man who appeared to be in his 60s or 70s and was wearing a red Make America Great ...
2019-06-05 00:00

Cboe Global Markets Announces Planned Migration Date of Cboe Options Exchange to Bats Technology Platform CHICAGO – April 5, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it plans to migrate Cboe Options Exchange to the company’s proprietary Bats technology on Oct...
2019-05-21 15:51

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
2019-06-12 15:34

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about public anger toward China's role in the city's affairs?...
2019-06-13 23:51

Protests in Albania: Its democracy and EU future at stake Albania's opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another blow to the country's shrinking hopes that the European Union will agree to launch full membership neg...
2019-06-07 19:51

EU, US urge Albania’s opposition to keep protests peaceful The European Union, the United States and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock...
2019-05-25 19:34

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
2019-05-23 03:34

Venice protests against huge cruise ships After a 275-meter cruise ship crashed into a tourist boat, people in Venice are calling for cruise ships to stay away. The issue of giant cruise ships sailing Venice's Giudecca Canal has long been a point of tension....
2019-06-08 17:34

It would be 'very hard' for anything like Tiananmen protests to happen again: Former US diplomat The Chinese embassy in the U.S. says others shouldn't interfere in its domestic situation and that "China's human rights are in the best period ever."...
2019-06-04 11:00

A look at key events in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests Over seven weeks in 1989, student-led pro-democracy protests centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square became China's greatest political upheaval since the end of the Cultural Revolution more than a decade earlier....
2019-05-30 04:01

The Hong Kong Extradition Protests in Pictures Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
2019-06-12 13:00

Trump visits UK: pomp, circumstance and protests President Donald Trump is on a three day state visit to Britain starting on June 3, 2019 amid protests and a public feud with London Mayor Sadiq Khan.        ...
2019-06-04 12:51

| Sudan: Five months of anti-government protests The sit-in protest outside army headquarters in the Sudanese capital, dispersed on Monday, began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al-Bashir's ouster....
2019-06-04 03:34

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark 'Jerusalem Day' Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administration tries to offer an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan....
2019-05-31 12:17

Oi Trump: a short history of penis protests Eighteen-year-old Ollie Nancarrow mowed a giant phallus into a field to greet Donald Trump as the US president flew into Stansted airport this morning. He’s not the first to employ such imageryThe schoolteachers of your childhood won’t agree, but som...
2019-06-03 20:00

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark ‘Jerusalem Day’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administration tries to offer an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. The annual protests — al...
2019-05-31 12:17

Nicaragua OKs criticized amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua's president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year's anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition....
2019-06-09 00:00

Tiananmen protests were not 'suppressed,' Chinese government says The massacre of unarmed citizens by soldiers in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, should not be referred to as "suppression," a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman told reporters Thursday....
2019-05-31 07:00

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would lead to extensive layoffs....
2019-06-04 01:00

HK leader protests over German asylum for dissidents HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has summoned the German consul to complain over Germany granting political asylum to a pair of Hong Kong political activists. Carrie Lam on Friday called the pair bail jumpers who were facing charges includin...
2019-05-24 14:51

Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and citizens....
2019-06-10 20:00

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election....
2019-05-22 11:17

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and urging the Australian government to condemn the proposed new law....
2019-06-09 11:51

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
2019-06-15 12:00

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify Hong Kong Protests Protesters in gas masks flooding the streets of Hong Kong might hope U.S. President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure against the former British colony’s China-backed leadership. Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a prefe...
2019-06-13 21:00

Q&A: Why bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
2019-06-12 09:17

Thousands in Haiti renew protests, clash with police PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of protesters in Haiti demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse have clashed with police as some tried to storm barriers at the National Palace and others took shelter while heavy gunfire echoed in n...
2019-06-14 01:17

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confidence in the Asian financial hub. ...
2019-06-14 05:00

Political art in China 30 years after the Tiananmen Square protests Contemporary Chinese art dates its beginnings back to 1978 - the year of reform and change. But how free are artists in their expression in China today?...
2019-06-02 13:17

Protests of Indonesian Election Results Turn Deadly Authorities blocked social media and arrested hundreds of rioters as they struggled to contain deadly protests of a vote count confirming the re-election of President Joko Widodo, whose challenger called the results fraudulent....
2019-05-23 03:00

Inflatable ‘Tank Man’ in Taiwan marks Tiananmen protests TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-than-life balloon installation, which stands in front of Taipei’s fa...
2019-06-01 11:01

Philippines protests sinking of boat in disputed waters The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday he has filed a diplomatic protest after an anchored fishing boat was hit by a suspected Chinese vessel which then abandoned the 22 Filipino fishermen as the boat sank in the disputed South China Sea....
2019-06-13 17:34

Violent protests broke out in Hong Kong — Here's what happened Large crowds of protesters gathered around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed a debate on a legal change that's been condemned by hundreds of thousands in the city. The protesters are vowing to stop a government plan to allow extraditi...
2019-06-13 04:00

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his ar...
2019-06-14 23:51

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Israel rally in Berlin....
2019-06-01 19:34

Russian investigative journalist freed after days of protests Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was detained last week on suspicion of dealing drugs. Golunov’s supporters claim he was framed, sparking protests and solidarity in Russia’s media community....
2019-06-11 18:17

| WATCH: Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of President Joko Widodo....
2019-05-22 18:51

Uganda protests Rwanda military incursion on its territory Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths, a development that could inflame already tense relations between the neighbors....
2019-05-25 20:17

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
2019-06-14 16:34

Multiple arrests at Moscow protests over journalist's arrest Police warned that a march against alleged police framing of a journalist would be illegal. Protesters marched regardless and were met with a heavy response....
2019-06-13 08:34

Russian city cancels cathedral construction after protests The governor of Russia's Urals region said Wednesday that a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after protests that drew nationwide attention....
2019-05-23 04:00

Trump promise of new Mexican tariffs brings protests WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a surprise announcement that could derail a major trade deal. President Donald Trump has announced that he is placing a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to do more to crack down on ...
2019-05-31 12:17

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests Indonesia’s top security minister says authorities will block access to social media in certain areas amid violent protests in Jakarta by supporters of the losing presidential candidate...
2019-05-22 09:34

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political deadlock....
2019-05-25 23:00

Doonbeg: why one Irish village won't join the Trump protests Trumpland’s Irish outpost in the village of Doonbeg in County Clare is an economic lifeline for localsProtests and controversy await Donald Trump when he flies into Ireland on Wednesday, but there is at least one corner of the country preparing a hea...
2019-06-04 14:34

Protests hold Albania’s democracy, its EU future at stake TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another blow to the country’s shrinking hopes that the European Union will ...
2019-06-07 19:34

These protests aren’t just about Trump, they’re about everything he stands for | Owen Jones Trumpism is an assault on women, minorities, the climate emergency, and now the NHS. And it is alive and well in BritainEnough of the Donald Trump clown show. Too much of the critique of the US incumbent focuses on his vulgarity, his outrageousness, ...
2019-06-03 19:17

Hong Kong protests: activists call for further action People urged to continue protests after day of violent clashes with policeWhat are the Hong Kong protests about?Activists in Hong Kong have called for a march on Sunday and a boycott of work and classes on Monday in protest against an extradition bil...
2019-06-13 15:51

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official presidential election results, according to the governor of Jakarta. Supporters of the main opposition c...
2019-05-22 10:17

Saudi teenager could face execution for joining protests as child Murtaja Qureiris, 18, is on trial for charges including ‘sowing sedition’, says AmnestyA young Saudi man, arrested when he was 13, could face execution for taking part in Shia-led protests as a child, Amnesty International has said.Murtaja Qureiris, ...
2019-06-10 22:34

Hong Kong restaurant owner strikes to support protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong restaurant owner Kelvin Chung has joined other small businesses in closing their doors to show solidarity with thousands of protesters who besieged the legislature Wednesday. The 30-year-old said he felt obliged to join the...
2019-06-12 16:00

Trump plan for new Mexican tariffs brings business protests WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pushing past protests from U.S. businesses and Mexico to double down on his threat to slap a 5% tariff on Mexican imports unless America’s southern neighbor cracks down on Central American migrants tr...
2019-06-01 11:01

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
2019-05-31 14:17

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic protests by tens of thousands of people....
2019-06-12 12:51

Huawei protests FCC actions to block it in the U.S. on national security grounds Huawei released an ex parte memo today outlining its position against the Federal Communications Commissions national security related ban of its equipment....
2019-06-13 00:51

Memphis protests over police shooting end with teargas and dozens injured Armed officers faced off in the Tennessee city with crowds angered by news that federal marshals had shot dead a local manFierce protests erupted in Memphis on Wednesday night following a fatal shooting by law enforcement and ended with at least two ...
2019-06-13 18:00

Police officers will face charges over yellow vest protests A leading French prosecutor says some police officers will face trial over the police violence that have taken place at protests by people wearing yellow vests....
2019-05-31 15:34

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

Hong Kong authorities shut government offices due to protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-13 07:51

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details Thursday, although they distorted some facts....
2019-06-13 20:34

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade and finance center a day earlier....
2019-06-13 04:00

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activists and opposition lawmakers....
2019-06-13 20:51

Telegram hit by massive Chinese cyberattack during Hong Kong protests The app, which says it has 200 million users worldwide, has been widely used in Hong Kong to coordinate demonstrations against a controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-13 21:00

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fuelling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic protests by tens of thousands of people....
2019-06-12 09:51

Birthright Trips, a Rite of Passage for Many Jews, Are Now a Target of Protests For nearly 20 years, Birthright has bolstered Jewish identity with free trips to Israel. But now some young Jewish activists are protesting the trips....
2019-06-11 18:34

Trump dismisses ‘very small’ London protests as ‘fake news’ President Trump on Tuesday dismissed the thousands of protesters in London rallying against his state visit to the UK, claiming he saw a “very, very small group of people put in for political reasons.” At a joint press conference with out...
2019-06-04 17:34

Trump to Meet May Amid Protests in London: Live Updates On the second day of the president’s three-day state visit to Britain, he is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May, while protesters are expected to turn out in force....
2019-06-04 10:17

Khartoum protests resume after Sudan military admits abuses Several officers arrested over protest camp crackdown in which more than 100 killedHundreds of people have turned out in Khartoum for the first demonstrations since security forces attacked a protest camp in the Sudanese capital last week, killing at...
2019-06-14 23:51

'Trump baby' balloon to fly outside British parliament as big protests expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a pouting baby in a diaper will fly outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one of the city's largest protests against a foreign leader....
2019-06-04 05:34

6 dead, 200 injured in Jakarta protests against presidential election results At least six people were dead and 200 were injured as protests by supporters of a failed presidential candidate turned violent Wednesday in the Indonesian capital, authorities said....
2019-05-22 10:34

Trump's U.K. visit: What you need to know, from royal ceremony to protests in London While the queen has met 11 of 12 sitting U.S. presidents, only two have made state visits to Britain: George W. Bush in 2003 and Barack Obama in 2011.        ...
2019-06-04 04:00

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial center, a backdown aimed at defusing unrest sparked by public fears that their rights are being eroded...
2019-06-15 13:34

Dole fruit trucks burned in Honduras as protests spread Protesters burned and looted some 30 shipping containers marked with the logo of the Dole Food Company in Honduras on Sunday, a military official said, in the second attack on symbols of U.S. power in the Central American nation in recent days....
2019-06-03 07:51

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent demonstrations drew international condemnation....
2019-06-14 14:17

Protests at the Whitney Over a Board Member Whose Company Sells Tear Gas About 200 people squeezed into the lobby of the Whitney Museum of American Art in the ninth of a series of weekly gatherings that have become part of a prolonged public debate....
2019-05-21 16:51

Six Die, Protests Swell As Indonesia Plunges Into Post-Election Unrest Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between police and protesters in which,......
2019-05-22 14:51

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented......
2019-06-15 13:51

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child sparks protests Activists are planning to protest at a police agency in northern Utah after learning an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child will continue to work....
2019-06-14 05:34

BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost Activists disrupted BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting "this is a crime scene" in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas group, while rival Royal Dutch Shell got some rare praise from investors on its emissions policies....
2019-05-21 21:51

Faced with protests, Putin blinks -- but don't expect a Moscow Spring Russian President Vladimir Putin has been in power for nearly two decades, but he still has the capacity to surprise: This week, he unexpectedly showed that the Kremlin -- on rare occasions -- has a reverse gear....
2019-06-15 22:00

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
2019-06-06 18:00

Russian reporter’s lawyer protests alleged police violence Russian human rights group says formal complaint accuses police of physical violence against investigative journalist arrested on drug-dealing charges...
2019-06-09 18:17

Protests against 'Czech Trump' are Prague's 'biggest since fall of Communism' Tens of thousands of Czechs took to the streets of Prague on Tuesday, taking part in what its organizers described as "the biggest protest since the fall of Communism."...
2019-06-05 19:51

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors Group protests Guam governor’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory because no doctors on the island are currently willing to terminate pregnancies...
2019-06-16 01:51

Trump says U.K. protests were ‘small’ and ‘fake news,’ but pictures tell a different story U.S. President Donald Trump severely downplayed the size of the crowds protesting his state visit to the U.K., calling them "small" despite pictures showing thousands of demonstrators. ...
2019-06-04 18:34

Martellus Bennett: White quarterback would change conversation on NFL player protests Former NFL tight end Martellus Bennett believes the conversation on protests during the national anthem would be different if a white QB participated.        ...
2019-05-31 01:17

Fresh Protests Over Aligarh 2-Year-Old's Murder, Cops Enforce Clampdown Fresh protests erupted over the murder of a two-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh today, forcing district authorities to impose restrictions on large gatherings in the area. Police claim that......
2019-06-09 17:34

Tiananmen Square protests: crackdown intensifies as 30th anniversary nears Authorities expand detention of activists and censorship ahead of 4 June Chinese authorities have detained dozens of people as part of a ramped-up annual crackdown ahead of the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.Tuesday will mark 30 years s...
2019-05-31 14:01

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New Mexico town ruled the project lacked necessary permits....
2019-05-30 06:17

China state media blames Hong Kong protests on 'lawlessness' Protests in Hong Kong over planned new extradition laws with China are "hammering" the city's reputation, with outbreaks of "lawlessness" undermining rule of law, Chinese state media said in editorials published on Thursday....
2019-06-13 07:51

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

'Trump Baby' Balloon Flies Outside British Parliament, Protests Expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a sneering baby in a diaper flew outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one of the city's largest......
2019-06-04 14:17

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
2019-05-27 10:00

Trump, May hail U.S.-British relations amid large-scale protests U.S. President Donald Trump met with British Prime Minister Theresa May Tuesday -- and mass protests in London -- on the second of his three-day official state visit....
2019-06-04 13:51

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests Traffic has been restored in the heart of Hong Kong a day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-13 05:00

Hong Kong Rocked by Fresh Protests Over Its Proposed Extradition Bill Thousands of demonstrators poured into streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barricades as the city braces for mass protests over a proposed extradition law that would, for the first tim...
2019-06-12 05:17

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passed in several states. Dozens of groups, including P...
2019-05-22 02:17

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-13 01:00

'Trump baby' balloon flies outside British parliament as protests expected A giant inflatable blimp depicting Donald Trump as a sneering baby in a diaper flew outside the British parliament in London on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be one of the city's largest protests against a foreign leader....
2019-06-04 12:34

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, which they say endangers the territory’s judicial in...
2019-06-11 20:17

Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong will suspend a controversial China extradition bill, its leader said Saturday, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
2019-06-15 10:17

Trump touts trade deal with Britain in visit marked by protests U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged British Prime Minister Theresa May not to resign so they can get a trade deal done while crowds of protesters and a 20-foot baby Trump blimp took over central London....
2019-06-04 19:00

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
2019-06-15 13:01

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protests over how police handled journalist case A day after investigative journalist Ivan Golunov went free, protesters in Moscow sought greater punishment for the police officers who allegedly framed him....
2019-06-12 22:51

Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests, strikes as anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's leader vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with the bi...
2019-06-11 08:34

Ally of Kazakhstan’s Longtime Ex-Leader Wins Presidency Amid Protests (MOSCOW) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won nearly 71 percent of ...
2019-06-10 13:00

Amid London protests, Trump appears in denial over his standing abroad Critics said the president’s efforts to discredit news reports of mass demonstrations reflected his refusal to come to grips with his low popularity around the globe....
2019-06-05 04:51

Police detain hundreds in Moscow during protests over Russian journalist – video Hundreds of people were detained in central Moscow on Wednesday as protesters rallied to demand that charges be brought against the police officers who planted drugs on Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist whose arrest sparked widespread public ...
2019-06-13 21:51

| New India PM | Abortion protests hit US: WATCH the top World news videos for today Who is India's next PM? Counting starts soon | Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-05-23 13:17

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of Hong Kong...
2019-06-12 21:51

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the streets again....
2019-06-13 22:00

Violent Protests Erupt in Kashmir After Indian Forces Kill Militant Thousands took to the streets of the Indian part of the disputed region after Indian forces said they had killed Zakir Rashid Bhat, who was on their most-wanted list....
2019-05-24 19:51

Vietnam blogger jailed for six years for Facebook posts calling for peaceful protests European Union criticises imprisonment of Nguyen Ngoc Anh, saying he has right to peaceful freedom of expression An environmental activist has been jailed for six years in Vietnam for “anti-state” Facebook posts, as part of the country’s continuing c...
2019-06-07 10:51

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Legislature Postpones Extradition Debate Again In the wake of clashes between protesters and riot police, officials said lawmakers would not meet on Thursday to discuss the bill that would allow extradition to mainland China....
2019-06-13 07:17

Large-scale protests return to Hong Kong despite suspension of extradition bill Protesters crammed subway stations and turned roads into a sea of black, in another massive demonstration against a proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China — even after the city’s leader backed off the bill. ...
2019-06-16 14:34

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years. Lam told reporters she took the move in response to widespread p...
2019-06-15 13:00

Germans urged to wear Jewish skullcap ahead of anti-Israel protests Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner has asked all citizens to wear the kippah in solidarity with the Jewish community, in the run-up to planned anti-Israel protests Saturday....
2019-05-28 18:17

Minor clashes break out on 30th weekend of French 'yellow vests' protests Minor clashes broke out on Saturday during the 30th consecutive weekend of "yellow vests" anti-government protests in France, although the numbers of demonstrators remained well below earlier peaks....
2019-06-08 22:17

Venezuela's Maduro claims to have defeated 'coup,' as rival Guaido urges more protests Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has claimed his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for protesters to return to the streets Wednesday....
2019-05-21 16:17

| WATCH: Protests as court weighs fate of Missouri's sole abortion clinic A US court has weighed the fate of the last abortion clinic in Missouri, which risks becoming the first state in 45 years without access to the procedure amid a nationwide push to curtail reproductive rights....
2019-06-01 09:17

Thousands brave rain in fresh protests against Hong Kong extradition bill Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, but the Chinese-ruled city's leader said she would not back down....
2019-06-11 21:17

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited to China, after massive street protests that gripped the city this week descended into violence. Lam h...
2019-06-15 12:34

Hong Kong protests: government vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader Carrie Lam refuses to withdraw law, which critics fear could be abused by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she remains determined to pass a proposed extradition law despite a huge protest march against the legislation on Su...
2019-06-10 22:34

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Hong Kong protests send stocks lower, spark scramble for cash Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protests against the territory's controversial extradition shut down key parts of the city....
2019-06-12 09:51

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police during a mass demonstration against legislation that would allow citizens to be extradited to China....
2019-06-12 12:51

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill vowed further demonstrations after hundreds of thousands took to the streets this week....
2019-06-14 11:00

Trump supporter pops massive balloon depicting POTUS as baby at UK protests A woman popped the massive balloon depicting President Trump as a baby in London on Tuesday, berating protesters for disrespecting the "best president ever."...
2019-06-05 04:34

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protecting chats and voice communications. It’s also the kind of app that pisses off governments and ...
2019-06-13 18:51

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and rubber bullets from police....
2019-06-12 22:51

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government proposal to reform pensions, umbrella union group FUP said on Friday....
2019-06-14 16:34

Hong Kong braces for more protests as China extradition bill moves forward Society organizations, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radical action.”...
2019-06-11 12:17

Hong Kong delays debate on extradition bill amid intensifying protests Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wednesday out concern the measure would allow Beijing to exert greater authority over the semiautonomous ...
2019-06-12 09:17

Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since 1989 Tiananmen Square protests More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed....
2019-05-26 21:17

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 police fire tear gas, projectiles as protests over extradition bill escalate The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
2019-06-12 14:00

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that mainland China's broadening footprint in the semi-autonomous territory could target critics....
2019-06-10 18:51

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence over a controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-13 07:51

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country....
2019-06-14 05:34

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats, included the top UN official there, to issue a statement deploring the loss of life and calling for ...
2019-05-21 16:51

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as protests turn to violent chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles in running battles outside the city's legislature, angry at an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-12 10:51

Sudan military admits security forces committed 'violations' after protests turned deadly Sudan’s longtime genocidal dictator may be gone, but violence and repression continue to wreak havoc across the country as the ruling military council admitted "violations" after more than 100 protesters were killed following a sit-in camp outside th...
2019-06-14 17:51

Hong Kong leader expected to delay extradition bill ahead of more mass protests Carrie Lam to speak on Saturday afternoon for first time since protest crisis erupted in earnestHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam is expected to announce a halt in efforts to pass a controversial new extradition law, after a week of mass protests and str...
2019-06-15 09:00

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice” The post Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go for...
2019-06-10 08:34

| Hong Kong protests | Carter talks Trump: WATCH the top World news videos for today Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament | Carter talks Trump, China and leadership at church; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-06-10 12:34

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into violent chaos....
2019-06-12 14:34

Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work. The post Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn&#...
2019-06-13 12:34

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that has triggered strong opposition might be delayed, if not watered down.      ...
2019-06-14 16:34

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hong Kong, according to the CEO of Telegram.Read more......
2019-06-13 16:17

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is first to die from Ebola in Uganda; Sudanese protesto...
2019-06-12 22:51

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a day of sit-ins, tear gas and clashes with police that left at least 72 people injured....
2019-06-13 01:17

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital. The post Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as elect...
2019-05-22 11:51

Here's how an American photographer got the famous 'Tank man' image during China's Tiananmen protests, and why he says China should 'just come clean on what happened' Associated Press Jeff Widener arrived in Beijing in mid-1989 to help cover the growing student-led pro-democracy protests in the country. While there, he captured one of the most iconic images of the 20th century: the famous 'tank man' defying tanks...
2019-06-04 04:00

Trump dismisses British protests as 'fake news' as thousands march against him in London Thousands of demonstrators Tuesday showed their discontent with President Donald Trump's state visit to Britain.        ...
2019-06-04 20:17

Donald Trump protests: Massive security operation begins with '250,000' protesters set to descend on London A massive security operation today came into force in central London as protesters said up to 250,000 demonstrators will take to the streets to "disrupt" President Trump's visit....
2019-06-03 12:51

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 'smears' China on 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests China stepped up security Tuesday around Tiananmen Square in central Beijing, as its embassy in Washington criticized a senior U.S. official.        ...
2019-06-04 08:51

Third Point Calls for Breakup of Sony ---Again Daniel Loeb’s activist hedge fund is pushing for the Japanese company to spin off its semiconductor business, saying its stock is undervalued and its portfolio needs to be less complex....
2019-06-14 10:34

The best iOS 13 feature? It filters out spam calls! If you live in the United States where robocalls are so common, you probably feel very emotional about those endless spam calls that you keep on getting. And if you feel this way, there is one new feature in iOS 13 that you will absolutely love: spam...
2019-06-05 21:17

Microsoft calls for US version of GDPR As we approach the one year anniversary of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Microsoft has outlined its vision for a US version of the regulation that would make it easier for consumers to protect their data.The com...
2019-05-21 21:17

Calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
2019-06-09 17:17

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence Violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after the military killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. The UN Security Council plans to hold a closed door meeting on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 06:51

Egypt calls on Christie's not to auction Tut sculpture Egyptian officials have asked Christie's auction house in London to forgo the sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, saying it was stolen from Egypt and should be returned....
2019-06-12 22:51

U.S. calls attacks on commercial shipping 'unacceptable' The United States on Thursday called attacks on commercial shipping "unacceptable" and told the U.N. Security Council that the latest assaults on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that left one ablaze and both adrift "raise very serious concerns."...
2019-06-13 19:34

Greece calls on Germany to negotiate over war reparations The Greek government says it has asked Germany to enter negotiations regarding Athens' claim for reparations from the two world wars. Germany hasn't been willing to reopen talks, saying the issue was settled long ago....
2019-06-05 04:17

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binary gender as "fictitious."...
2019-06-11 13:34

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat....
2019-06-09 16:51

Schumer calls on FDA to review all chemicals used in sunscreen Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday said he’s asking the FDA to review all of the ingredients of sunscreen products to ensure consumers don’t get burned by chemicals that could “seep into the bloodstream.” ​”​There is no doubt ...
2019-06-09 23:51

Google Duo's group video calls roll out to everyone Google is making Duo more useful as it's rolling out group video calls to everyone on Android and iOS. You can have up to eight people on a call at once (a far lower limits than FaceTime's 32 and Skype's 50). Group calls gradually went...
2019-05-23 21:51

Google Duo group video calls have arrived Google Duo's long-awaited group video calling feature has finally arrived for users of the app around the world.Having been tested on select users since January, the feature had already been spotted in a few countries by eagled-eyed users earlie...
2019-05-24 11:34

Perez calls for changes to Monaco GP's seafront F1 chicane Sergio Perez believes Formula 1 should look at making an adjustment to Monaco's seafront chicane after controversies such as his brush with Kevin Magnussen in this year's grand prix...
2019-05-28 16:17

Liz Truss calls on Government to put more money into tackling FGM Liz Truss today called on the Government to prioritise public spending on tackling female genital mutilation because of its economic impact on women....
2019-06-10 18:51

Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it sounded so human.Read more......
2019-05-23 19:51

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the drug. The ...
2019-06-16 09:34

Mulvaney calls McCain warship controversy ‘much ado about nothing’ WASHINGTON – Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney called the controversy over the White House requesting that the USS John McCain be moved “out of sight” during President Trump’s recent trip to Japan “much ado about nothing.” “The pr...
2019-06-02 18:51

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to ‘shut it down’ in Georgia LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat. Most studios that have commented have said they’...
2019-06-07 12:17

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air are fueling the current fighting in the oil-rich country....
2019-06-10 23:34

Neymar accused of rape, his father calls it ‘a set up’ A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press...
2019-06-02 05:51

Google’s Duo launches video calls with up to 8 people Google Duo users worldwide can now make video calls with up to 8 people and create video messages personalized with text, emojis, and drawings.Read More...
2019-05-24 02:51

To impeach or not? Pelosi balances competing calls WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi still isn’t ready to impeach President Donald Trump. Even after special counsel Robert Mueller essentially called on Congress to pick up where he left off, Pelosi did not budge. Scores of her Democra...
2019-05-31 01:17

Many Google Duplex calls are from real people instead of AI Google's Duplex reservations might be more widely available, but that doesn't mean the AI is ready to handle every call. The company has confirmed to the New York Times that about 25 percent of the Assistant-based calls start with a human ...
2019-05-23 05:51

Mickelson's close calls at US Open US OPEN '19: A capsule look at Phil Mickelson's close calls at the major he hasn't won        ...
2019-06-08 00:00

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I think we need a full ban on any helicopters going over Manhattan itself,” de Blasio said on WNYC’...
2019-06-14 19:34

Donald Trump calls for more Japanese investment in US At the start of a four-day visit, US President Trump has called on Japanese business leaders to boost investment in the US. Trump is hoping to secure a trade deal to curb what he described as Japan's "substantial edge."...
2019-05-25 22:34

Former GOP Congressman Calls for Impeachment of Trump and Pence Small cracks are starting to appear in what until now has been a fortified wall of GOP support for President Donald Trump on the impeachment question....
2019-05-26 04:34

Calls for Canadian zoo to be shut down after deer die in stampede Marineland in Ontario partly closes after a walrus and two deer die in recent weeksA controversial theme park in Canada is facing renewed criticism following the deaths of three animals in recent weeks, triggering fresh calls from activists for the a...
2019-05-26 18:17

New Ukraine Leader Calls Snap Election Ukraine’s new president called snap parliamentary elections as he sought greater authority to tackle a weak economy and a military conflict with Russia-backed separatists....
2019-05-22 05:00

UN's Guterres calls for strong EU to avoid 'new Cold War' Upon receiving the Charlemagne Prize, the UN Secretary-General called for a strong and united Europe to avoid "a new Cold War." He also said the EU was too important to fail....
2019-05-30 19:00

‘Inherently discriminatory’: UN calls for right to safe abortion in the U.S. The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
2019-05-21 21:17

Day has 'severely underachieved', calls for caddie Williams Former world number one Jason Day has hired caddie Steve Williams with an eye toward adding to his single major victory, and has told his new bag man to give him some tough love....
2019-06-12 03:34

Volvo CEO calls possible U.S-Europe trade war 'worrying' President Trump's decision to delay imposing tariffs on European's car industry comes as a welcome relief to automakers, but Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says the potential of a trade war between the two global power players is "worrying."...
2019-05-25 15:51

The Latest: Gun advocate calls ‘baloney’ on Virginia gov. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on plans by Virginia’s governor to call a special legislative session on gun control (all times local): 10 a.m. A top gun rights advocate in Virginia says Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan for a special legis...
2019-06-04 16:34

It's Sex Therapists and Mysterious Phone Calls on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? Impasses, sex therapists and canceled trip--oh my! The couples on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? were all over the place in episode six of the hit TLC reality series. ......
2019-06-03 05:51

Germany calls for de-escalation of 'explosive' Iran-U.S. tension Confrontation between Washington and Tehran is now "explosive" and could lead to military escalation, Germany's foreign minister said on Monday, becoming the most senior Western official to visit Iran since a war of words erupted last month....
2019-06-10 14:51

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ if E.U. Does Not Concede to Its Demands President Trump subverted diplomatic norms in a newspaper interview, also suggesting that the far-right populist Nigel Farage be sent in to negotiate....
2019-06-02 07:00

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN inquiry on Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military’s crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 2:20 p.m. An international rights group is calling for the United Nations to launch an “imp...
2019-06-04 14:51

Lil Nas X calls Guy Fieri a "legend," teasing the bomb-dot-com collaboration that could be “Flavor Town road remix” are four words we did not know we needed in our lives, but Guy Fieri—who is good, actually—just served them up like a plate of piping hot sliders. Last night, the Diners, Drive-Ins, And Dives host hit up viral rapper Lil Nas ...
2019-06-07 18:34

Chicago releases 911 calls from Smollett incident in January CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack. Recordings of the calls following the January 29 incident were obtained by T...
2019-06-06 03:17

| Trump calls D-Day veterans 'among greatest Americans who will ever live' US President Donald Trump called veterans of D-Day "among the greatest Americans who will ever live" as he spoke at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the landings in northern France....
2019-06-06 14:51

Trump calls off Mexico tariffs with deal on migrants The deal preempts the president's planned 5 percent tariff on Mexican imports to the U.S. -- including autos and auto parts -- that was to have started Monday and could have risen to 25 percent later this year....
2019-06-08 16:17

Trump Calls Off Plan to Impose Tariffs on Mexico President Trump said Friday evening on Twitter that the “Tariffs scheduled to be implemented by the U.S. on Monday, against Mexico, are hereby indefinitely suspended.”...
2019-06-08 04:17

Spain calls on UN to revise report on jailed Catalans Spain's caretaker government is calling on the United Nations to revise an expert panel's conclusion calling for the release of three jailed Catalan officials on trial for pushing for independence in the northeastern region of Catalonia....
2019-05-31 15:34

Iran calls U.S. sanctions 'economic war', says no talks until they are lifted Iran called U.S. sanctions "economic war" on Monday, and said there could be no talks with the United States until sanctions are lifted, a day after Washington suggested it could hold talks without pre-conditions if Iran changed its behavior....
2019-06-03 22:34

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

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arguing that the meddling was a far more urgent issue than the possible impeachment of the commander-in...
2019-06-05 00:00

Hannity calls out the media for their coverage of Mueller's 'clarification' Fox News' Sean Hannity took the media to task for not reporting on a joint statement released by the Department of Justice and Special Counsel Robert Mueller clarifying remarks Mueller made during his press conference Wednesday....
2019-05-31 10:17

U.N. rights body calls for release of Chinese lawyer A Chinese lawyer held for more than 16 months without trial is being unlawfully detained for his human rights work and should be released, a United Nations watchdog has said....
2019-05-31 19:34

Linda Fairstein calls Netflix’s ‘When They See Us’ an ‘outright fabrication’ Linda Fairstein, the Manhattan prosecutor who oversaw the “Central Park Five” case, slammed director Ava DuVernay’s Netflix series as “so full of distortions and falsehoods as to be an outright fabrication.” Fairstein...
2019-06-11 18:34

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
2019-06-10 12:34

Jeremy Corbyn shrugs off referendum calls after byelection win Labour leader says ‘not yet’ to calls for people’s vote, urging Tories to call general electionJeremy Corbyn has indicated he will not bow to party pressure and move immediately towards demanding a second referendum, after Labour narrowly beat the fl...
2019-06-08 04:51

Joshua calls challenger Ruiz as dangerous as Wilder Anthony Joshua's long-awaited U.S. debut on Saturday may not be the mega-fight with Deontay Wilder the boxing world is waiting for but the British heavyweight champion is taking his Mexican opponent just as seriously....
2019-05-31 04:00

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
2019-06-11 09:17

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
2019-06-04 13:51

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular livestreaming sites conspicuously shut down for......
2019-06-04 18:51

Xi Jinping calls Vladimir Putin ‘best and bosom friend’ Chinese President Xi Jinping lavished praise on Russian President Vladimir Putin in a preview of his state visit to Moscow and St. Petersburg this week....
2019-06-05 04:51

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
2019-06-10 13:00

iOS 13 will let you automatically block spam calls and unknown numbers With its iOS 13 update earlier this week, Apple introduced a bunch of privacy-focused features, including ‘Sign In with Apple‘ and limited location tracking. But I’m particularly excited about one that didn’t get much time in the spotlight during the...
2019-06-05 09:17

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Security Forces."...
2019-06-15 15:17

North Korea calls Biden a ‘fool of low IQ’ for criticizing Kim North Korea criticized Joe Biden as a “fool of low IQ” after the presidential hopeful called the country’s leader Kim Jong Un a “dictator and tyrant.” The country’s official state news agency released a statement t...
2019-05-22 05:17

Bitcoin manipulation madness calls for massive investigation The US, the European Union and China need to investigate who is behind the manipulation of bitcoin’s price. And since I happen to know Donald Trump and I also happen to know that the president reads my column regularly, that’s what I’m suggesting rig...
2019-05-23 02:34

Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift’s latest song has a new target: homophobes. The pop star released a new tune called “You Need to Calm Down” late Thursday, where she addresses her own haters but also calls out those who attack the LGBTQ...
2019-06-14 12:51

Bernie Sanders calls on US to reject ‘hatred and divisiveness’ Saying the American dream of upward mobility is in “peril,” Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday gave a spirited defense of democratic socialism while condemning the power of the wealthy and differentiated himself from President Trump’s...
2019-06-13 01:17

Tennessee Pastor Who Is Also a Detective Calls for L.G.B.T. People to Be Executed The pastor said in a sermon that L.G.B.T. people were “freaks” and “worthy of death,” comments that have prompted prosecutors to review cases he has investigated....
2019-06-16 01:00

North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant....
2019-05-22 06:34

CFK calls corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in the attribution of 52 public works contracts worth around US$1.2 billion during her 2007-2015 presid...
2019-05-21 18:34

Conor McGregor calls for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, says he would win Conor McGregor lost a boxing match in August 2017 to Floyd Mayweather. Now the retired UFC fighter is looking for another go-round with the retired boxer....
2019-05-23 01:34

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections Sunday night after his left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat in European Parliament elections....
2019-05-27 04:34

ACF Fiorentina calls extraordinary board meeting Friday ACF Fiorentina has called an extraordinary board meeting on May 31, the Italian Serie A soccer club said in a statement on its website on Monday, without giving further details....
2019-05-27 18:01

Britain's Corbyn calls for general election or second referendum Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum....
2019-05-27 08:17

Calls for impeachment intensify in House, dividing Democrats The no-show of former White House counsel Donald McGahn and the ongoing defiance of the administration have increased calls for starting impeachment proceedings....
2019-05-22 09:51

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
2019-05-21 16:51

N Korea responds to Biden jibe and calls him 'fool of low IQ' North Korea has called Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after he said Kim Jong Un was a tyrant....
2019-05-22 12:17

Conor McGregor says ‘war is not over’ with Khabib Nurmagomedov, calls for rematch In an interview with motivational speaker Tony Robbins, the former UFC champion, who retired in March but has hinted at a return, also crowed about landing the "final blow’"during the melee after his October loss to Nurmagomedov....
2019-05-22 17:00

Virginia lieutenant gov calls for probe into sex assault claims against him Virginia’s lieutenant governor is pushing to have sexual assault allegations against him investigated by district attorneys in the state, a report said Wednesday. Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax and his legal counsel sent letters to the Suff...
2019-06-13 11:34

Trump calls out Pelosi for temper tantrum claims: ‘It’s all such a lie’ President Trump accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of lying on Wednesday night after she claimed that he threw a “temper tantrum” at the White House and stormed out of a meeting. Pelosi recounted the alleged incident in a letter to the De...
2019-05-23 06:17

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court Wednesday challenges an anti-protest law that could land a person behind bars for up to five years ...
2019-05-23 20:51

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the Democratic presidential hopeful called Kim Jong Un a tyrant...
2019-05-23 04:34

OAS calls Nicaragua to release jailed protesters by June 18 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Organization of American States is calling on Nicaragua to unconditionally release all prisoners related to anti-government protests that started last year. Twenty of the 34 member states in the hemispheric body voted in favor o...
2019-05-21 21:17

| Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules Ameesha Chauhan, who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should be barred from climbing the world's highest peak....
2019-05-27 12:00

A quarter of Google Duplex calls are initiated by humans Ever since it was first introduced at Google I/O last year, Google Duplex has caught the attention of Android users. The feature uses Google Assistant to book a restaurant reservation using AI. In March, the feature was pushed out to all Pixel handse...
2019-05-23 04:00

Australia union calls for equal World Cup prize money The Australian players' union has called on FIFA to award the same prize money for the Women's World Cup that is provided for the men's tournament        ...
2019-06-04 15:17

North Korea Calls Joe Biden a ‘Fool of Low I.Q.’ for Criticizing Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyr...
2019-05-22 10:17

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of pressure on military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
2019-05-25 02:34

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m ...
2019-05-25 01:34

Iran Calls Oil Tanker Attacks "Suspicious", Wants Regional Talks Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said two oil tanker incidents in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday were "suspicious" and called for regional dialogue to avoid tensions....
2019-06-13 18:34

China's Vice Premier Liu He calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
2019-06-13 16:51

The Latest: Ukraine leader calls snap parliamentary election The Latest on Ukraine's politics (all times local): 6 p.m. Ukraine's new president has signed a decree dissolving the parliament and calling a snap election in two months....
2019-05-21 21:34

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with the U.S. President....
2019-06-04 15:17

| US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf of Oman The US Fifth Fleet has said that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-13 16:34

Mira Sorvino says she was date raped and calls for 'justice' for survivors Oscar winner at forefront of #MeToo movement says she felt ‘ashamed’ and that incident was somehow her faultThe Oscar-winning actor Mira Sorvino has said she is a survivor of date rape, saying she was talking about it publicly to lend her voice to a ...
2019-06-13 15:51

Trump calls for trade deal passage before infrastructure bill President Trump told Democratic lawmakers in a letter Tuesday that Congress should take up and pass a trade deal with Canada and Mexico before debating a bill about infrastructure in the US. Trump sent the letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schum...
2019-05-22 05:17

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 19:51

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy....
2019-06-04 12:00

Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials, said Friday that he would call no witnesses at his trial, setting the stage for jurors to begin deliberating on his fate next week....
2019-06-14 22:17

De Blasio calls for stiffer penalties against speeding in school zones Mayor de Blasio proposed Friday that the state Legislature pass a new law to stiffen fines — and even yank the licenses — of reckless lead-foot motorists repeatedly nabbed speeding through school zones. The mayor made the pitch after appl...
2019-05-25 01:34

Lawsuit calls Mississippi's way of choosing governors racist Candidates must not only win a majority of the popular vote, but also a majority of the state's 122 House districts.        ...
2019-05-31 01:34

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights Council, issued the warning against the backgroun...
2019-05-21 23:51

'What Are We Saying?': Billy Porter Calls Out the Misogyny in Fearing a Man Wearing a Dress “As artists, we get to be a part of changing,” Billy Porter told the women of The View on Friday morning. “With me, the clothes have a statement; the clothes mean something, I want to open up conversations.”...
2019-06-14 22:51

China's Vice Premier Liu calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
2019-06-13 10:17

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malign influence" on Venezuela's political crisis....
2019-05-31 03:34

Pelicans executive calls team 'right environment' for Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin called the organization the 'right environment' for veteran forward Anthony Davis....
2019-05-22 04:00

Phil Neville calls for bravery in World Cup opener against Scotland England’s manager wants his side to take risks in an intriguing World Cup opener in NicePhil Neville takes his seat at a near-deserted beachside restaurant and surveys the mid-morning scene. “Not bad,” says England’s manager gesturing towards the wav...
2019-06-09 00:51

US Navy Receives Distress Calls From 2 Ships In Gulf Of Oman The US Fifth Fleet said on Thursday that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-13 18:34

Duckworth accuses EPA of deception, calls for probe into ethanol waivers Illinois Democrat Tammy Duckworth asked the Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general Thursday to investigate whether the agency broke the law in granting dozens of waivers to the oil industry to not blend corn ethanol into the gasoline sup...
2019-05-24 01:17

Surprise: The ‘AI bot’ people talk to on Google Duplex calls is sometimes actually a person When Google unveiled Google Duplex last year at I/O 2018, the brand new Assistant feature looked terrific. It was the kind of futuristic technology nobody else had. With a simple voice command, you could instruct the Assistant to make restaurant rese...
2019-05-24 00:51

NYU commencement speaker calls for a boycott of Israel, says Trump is a 'fascist' Steven William Thrasher, an NYU alum and professor at Northwestern, called President Trump a “fascist” and labeled Israel an “apartheid” state in his speech on Monday....
2019-05-23 23:00

Jail calls: Suspect, ex laughed at Tennessee church shooting Jurors have heard jail calls in which a suspect charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017 laughs about it with his then-girlfriend....
2019-05-23 23:00

Missing Texas hiker calls rescue in Arkansas a miracle MENA, Ark. (AP) — A Texas man who was found after he went missing for about a week while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas calls his rescue a result of “hundreds of miracles.” Joshua McClatchy tells WFAA-TV in Dallas he wouldnR...
2019-06-10 01:34

Lawyer calls for action as more disabled Mounties allege they were forced out “If you are maintaining a list of people wronged by the RCMP, please add my name" — a Global News investigation has sparked new concerns about Mountie dismissals....
2019-06-01 15:00

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and she froze up....
2019-06-10 05:17

Bengal Face-Off Spirals, BJP Calls For Statewide "Black Day": 10 Points The BJP has called a "Black Day" in Bengal today after it was allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in political clashes, on a highway near Kolkata.......
2019-06-10 07:17

It's not a robocall: Elizabeth Warren calls supporters to talk issues The Massachusetts senator has been calling donors to her campaign out of the blue this week, to ask about the issues that concern themElizabeth Warren supporters who notice a strange phone call coming in from a 617 area code may want to pick up the p...
2019-05-23 21:51

Judge calls screaming mom of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz ‘monstrous’ The mother of an innocent teen chased down and hacked to death with machetes by a pack of gangbangers was called “monstrous” by a Bronx judge Thursday after having to be restrained and escorted out of court by police when she began scream...
2019-05-23 21:34

Top NYPD detective calls subway assault video ‘sickening’ New York City’s top detective on Wednesday called newly released video of a man being savagely beaten on a subway train “sickening,” as he revealed new details about the horrific attack. “What you heard was sickening. You heard people joking about th...
2019-05-23 05:17

Schumer calls on FCC to review New York’s ‘horrible’ internet speeds ​Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on​ the Federal Communications Commission to ​review ​whether internet providers are providing the broadband speed they're advertising and not ripping off their customers....
2019-06-03 01:34

US STOCKS-Futures rise after Trump calls off Mexico tariffs U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday after the United States abandoned plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, while a multi-billion dollar deal between United Technologies and Raytheon added to the upbeat mood....
2019-06-10 14:17

‘We need everyone’: Greta Thunberg calls on adults to join climate strikes Global general strike on 20 September could be historic turning point, say activistsRead the call to action by Greta Thunberg and other youth climate strikersGreta Thunberg and leading youth strikers for climate action from across the world have call...
2019-05-23 20:51

FAA chief calls 8-hour meeting on Boeing 737 MAX 'exceedingly positive' The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday that an eight-hour meeting with international air regulators to discuss the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX was "exceedingly positive" and "constructive."...
2019-05-24 02:01

Canadian Inquiry Calls Deaths Of Indigenous Women 'Genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report......
2019-06-03 18:17

Trump Calls To Congratulate PM Modi, Fixes Meet At G-20 Summit US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday agreed to meet at the G-20 Summit in Japan next month as both the leaders pledged to further strengthen the US-India strategic......
2019-05-24 21:17

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has announced a nationwide “civil disobedience” campaign it said would run until Sudan’s ruling generals tra...
2019-06-09 10:00

EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to do more to counter such efforts or face regulation....
2019-06-14 18:00

Jeremy Corbyn calls for general election following May resignation – video Jeremy Corbyn has welcomed Theresa May’s resignation and called for an immediate general election. The Labour leader said the vision of the country outlined in her speech was not one he recognised, and that a new Conservative leader would not solve t...
2019-05-24 17:00

NFL notebook: Gase calls Bell trade talk 'ridiculous' New York Jets coach Adam Gase on Thursday dismissed speculation that All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell was on the trading block, calling it "ridiculous."...
2019-05-24 11:01

North Korea calls Joe Biden a ‘Philistine’ in latest invective North Korea is condemning former Vice President Joe Biden and accusing the "low IQ" Democratic presidential candidate of "disgraceful behavior" around women....
2019-05-22 18:01

Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move swiftly to curb greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change....
2019-05-24 09:51

Hannity calls John Dean hearing 'a sham, a circus' Fox News' Sean Hannity slammed House Democrats and Watergate figure John Dean Monday night calling a House Judiciary hearing a "circus" and Dean a "liar."...
2019-06-11 06:34

MTA chairman calls for banning serial perverts, thugs from the subway MTA chairman Pat Foye on Wednesday called for lawmakers to not only ban serial perverts from the subway — but also repeat thugs and pests. “The MTA and the NYPD need the ability to ban criminals from our subway system if they are engaging in be...
2019-05-22 21:17

EU calls for more data from online platforms in fight against fake news The European Union said online platforms must do more to combat disinformation, including sharing data on their efforts, after it tracked suspected Russian and domestic attempts to disrupt last month's European Parliament elections....
2019-06-14 13:17

Desperate DVD industry calls upon memes to save physical media What’s the name of that classic movie, the one where the giant shark harasses a coastal town in Massachusetts? Ah yes, that’s right: We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat. And what’s the one where Al Pacino is a gangster with a weird accent? Yup, it’s Say H...
2019-05-23 00:01

Pelosi calls on Trump family, staff to stage an intervention WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on President Trump’s inner circle to stage an intervention with him after he abruptly ended an Oval Office meeting with Democratic leaders on Wednesday to protest their continuing investigations of him. ...
2019-05-24 03:51

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad Dinar, who was abducted by an armed group near the eastern city of Benghazi last month....
2019-05-24 03:51

FAA chief calls eight-hour meeting on Boeing 737 MAX 'exceedingly positive' The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday that an eight-hour meeting with international air regulators to discuss the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX was "exceedingly positive" and "constructive."...
2019-05-24 03:17

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for repeated violations of U.S. law, according to a letter released on Thursday....
2019-06-13 22:34

CrossFit quits Facebook, calls company ‘utopian socialists’ CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group dedicated to a diet. The move to quit both Facebook and Instagram came in the wake of the decision to...
2019-05-27 22:34

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammunition, set tents alight and beat fleeing protesters...
2019-06-06 12:34

Delta CEO Calls Boeing 737 Max Problems a 'One Off' Despite Two Deadly Crashes on Other Airlines Delta has never flown the Boeing 737 Max plane, which has been grounded worldwide in the wake of two crashes that killed 346 people in Ethiopia and Indonesia. But Delta still wants to assure people that Boeing’s problems aren’t a big deal, judging by...
2019-06-12 12:51

Facebook COO Sandberg downplays calls for a breakup, ignores WSJ bombshell Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg ignored a negative bombshell and brushed off calls to break up the tech giant during a Q&A session with reporters from around the world Wednesday at the company’s Menlo Park headquarters....
2019-06-12 23:34

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the bloc's current target for a 40% reduction....
2019-06-15 18:51

The UK's feral roads deter cycling – we need enforcement, not calls for respect Our public space is increasingly out of reach for all but the fit, the brave, and those in motor vehiclesAlmost 90% of cyclists experience a “close pass” – an overtake within 1.5m – at least weekly, and 70% say conditions on Britain’s roads haven’t i...
2019-05-21 17:34

Jessica Ennis-Hill calls for end to sponsors’ pressure over pregnancy • Ennis-Hill: ‘I was worried they would tear up my contracts’• Heptathlon champion wants funding for mothers guaranteedJessica Ennis-Hill has warned that women feel under pressure not to have children during their sporting careers because they fear t...
2019-05-28 19:51

Greece: Stock market opens up after PM calls early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s stock market has opened up 5 percent, the morning after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap general elections following a resounding defeat of his left-wing Syriza party in European elections. Official resul...
2019-05-27 12:17

Oregon bill would allow victims of racially motivated 911 calls to sue the caller Victims of those police calls would be able to sue the caller for up to $250, under a measure overwhelmingly approved by state Senate.        ...
2019-06-05 14:17

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off businesses Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its entertainment and semiconductors businesses into separate companies, the second time in six years it has targeted the Japanese electronics maker....
2019-06-14 01:51

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat....
2019-06-07 22:51

Adorable 4-year-old boy calls out woman for her poor plane etiquette A 4-year-old boy called out a woman for placing her bare foot on the side of his chair during his flight home to Houston, Texas.        ...
2019-06-06 20:34

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end what it calls an "unethical" practice....
2019-06-06 06:51

Jeffries calls McConnell 'shameless' for saying he'd confirm a justice in 2020 House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries ripped into Mitch McConnell after the Senate majority leader said he would fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court if a seat were to open up during next year’s presidential election.Democrats have expresse...
2019-05-29 17:17

The iPhone app you need to stop spam calls is on sale for free today The spam call problem that has plagued us for years has never been worse than it is today. People in some regions can get as many as 10 or even more spam calls in a single day, and most list-based subscription services don’t do much to curtail ...
2019-05-27 17:34

ASUS calls on tinkerers to make custom ZenFone 6 firmware While many Android phone makers are locking their devices down in the name of security, there are a few vendors courting enthusiasts who want to install their own firmware -- and ASUS is one of them. The company has teamed up with XDA to help seed R...
2019-06-12 22:17

Sebastian Vettel calls Formula 1 retirement rumours 'made up' Four-time Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel says claims he is preparing to retire at the end of 2019 are "made up", and reiterated his commitment to winning Ferrari a title...
2019-06-07 01:34

Ocasio-Cortez calls for Manafort to be released from solitary confinement Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday came to the defense of Paul Manafort, arguing against holding President Trump’s former campaign chairman in solitary confinement at Rikers Island jail. “Paul Manafort is being sent to solitary co...
2019-06-05 20:17

Serbian leader calls for Kosovo compromise, issues warning BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s president has warned of renewed clashes in Kosovo if a “compromise” solution for the country’s former province is not found soon. President Aleksandar Vucic’s more than two-hour keynote s...
2019-05-27 23:17

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hours....
2019-06-16 00:17

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in Colombia....
2019-06-16 00:17

Gowdy calls out Swalwell over just ‘another white guy’ comment, ‘sad’ state of politics Former Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy on Tuesday called out Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell over his "I may be another white guy" comment and called it an example of the sad state of politics....
2019-05-29 11:17

Nitish Kumar Calls EVM Allegations "Bogus", Says Opposition "Nervous" Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday dubbed the allegations made by Opposition pertaining to the unsecured movement of EVMs in Bihar as "bogus" and added that such statements made by the......
2019-05-21 16:17

France calls on Iraq to spare six of its citizens from death penalty Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent six of its citizens being executed in Iraq after they were sentenced to death for belonging to Islamic State....
2019-05-28 23:17