TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 10:17

UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws

Analysis finds changes such as removal of blanket ban on hormone-disrupting chemicalsThe UK has been accused of “silently eroding” key environmental and human health prot...

UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws

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Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
2019-05-22 19:01

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
2019-05-21 17:34

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
2019-05-21 14:39

Nigeria accused of 'gagging the press' with new accreditation rules Access to country’s law-making National Assembly will be restricted, says Guild of EditorsStrict new conditions for covering government proceedings and the re-arrest of a prominent journalist on terrorism charges have raised concerns about deteriorat...
2019-05-28 06:34

EU rules Brits can keep .eu domains in case of Brexit British web users have been told they will be able to keep their .eu domains in the event of the UK leaving the European Union as part of Brexit.The EU has apparently performed another change in policy by releasing a new document which confirms the s...
2019-07-22 14:51

| Boris Johnson rules out working with Farage on Brexit Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, has ruled out working with Brexit figurehead Nigel Farage in trying to secure a divorce deal with the European Union....
2019-06-27 20:00

Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement rules in no-deal scenario The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules with the EU would immediately end. Critics have blasted the move as "reckless."...
2019-08-20 08:34

The OnePlus 7 Pro's 90 Hz screen will sometimes silently switch down to 60 Hz One of the OnePlus 7 Pro's defining features and major selling points is its 90 Hz display. The extra-fast refresh rate allows for animations to be buttery smooth giving you a kind of a "soap opera effect" as you scroll through information. It's cool...
2019-06-14 15:01

Brexit, data privacy rules damaging markets, report says Brexit, tougher data privacy protection and a crackdown on foreign clearing houses risk fragmenting markets, bumping up costs and undermining efforts to avert another financial crisis, global regulators said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 15:17

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Tuesday, even as the man faces possible extradition to Spain....
2019-07-03 03:00

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in his own nationalist image....
2019-06-07 23:34

Raab accused of 'misleading public' over claim of no-deal Brexit warning The new foreign secretary has been accused of "misleading the public" for claiming Brexiteers warned before the 2016 EU referendum a no-deal divorce was possible....
2019-08-01 19:17

Dropbox silently installs new file manager app on users’ systems [Updated] This is what Dropbox looks like now. It used to be a folder, now it's a file manager. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Update 4:06pm ET: Dropbox says ...
2019-07-19 03:51

A Quiet Place Sequel Creeps Silently Toward a March 2020 Release Date We don’t yet know the name of the sequel to A Quiet Place, but we know the silence will be falling down upon us a little earlier than expected.Read more......
2019-05-26 09:17

Report: Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks.       ...
2019-07-10 23:34

Transport secretary Chris Grayling accused of trying to 'silence' truckers who warned about risks of a no-deal Brexit Getty Transport secretary Chris Grayling accused of trying to "silence" UK truckers who raised concerns about a no-deal Brexit. The Road Haulage Association, a trade body for freight firms, said Grayling threatened to freeze the group out of meeting...
2019-07-08 17:34

Trump EPA allows use of controversial pesticide The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to health issues in children, from use on U.S.-grown fruits and vegetables....
2019-07-19 03:17

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
2019-05-28 21:17

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abortion laws are built on anti-abortion lies. Lies about things like who has abortions, how abortions wo...
2019-06-03 16:00

Some Israelis Worry U.S. Bipartisan Political Support Is Eroding Concerns in Israel grow that Prime Minister Netanyahu’s decision to deny entry to two U.S. congresswomen who are critical of Israeli policy will undermine longstanding bipartisan support for the country in the U.S....
2019-08-17 10:00

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
2019-08-07 15:34

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers said Tuesday....
2019-05-28 19:34

‘Children are being poisoned’: California moms lead the way to pesticide ban Chlorpyrifos, a chemical used to treat pest infestations, was banned from residential use in 2000 but is still used in agricultureElisa Rivera’s face swelled up, her eyes watered and soon she was struggling to breathe.The 39-year-old first started to...
2019-06-27 22:34

What to know about pesticide poisoning in wake of Dominican Republic lawsuit Last year, Kaylynn Knull and Tom Schwander were enjoying a relaxing vacation in the Dominican Republic when the couple started experiencing alarming symptom...
2019-06-22 21:51

Widely used pesticide in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
2019-08-06 22:34

Trump administration to approve pesticide that may harm bees EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators The Trump administration is approving the pesticide sulfoxaflor – thought by some experts to harm bees – for use on a wide...
2019-07-12 20:17

Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms Steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have raised unease among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst out in a protest by hundreds of thousands of people last weekend....
2019-06-12 09:17

Public support for Brazil President Bolsonaro eroding: poll More than half of Brazilians say they lack confidence in right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, whose support has steadily eroded since winning a commanding victory in October's election, according to an opinion poll released on Thursday....
2019-06-27 22:17

EPA green lights use of pesticide linked to brain damage in children The Environment Protection Agency said other environmental groups failed to prove that a ban was warranted.        ...
2019-07-19 03:17

Oklahoma braces for the worst: more rain, eroding levees and looters Some much-needed sunshine glistened down on the flood-ridden communities in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma on Friday – only the worst may be yet to come amid unprecedented rain and flooding....
2019-06-01 17:01

Trump administration won't ban pesticide tied to childhood brain damage Evironmental Protection Agency rejects proposed ban on chlorpyrifos, despite growing evidence of its toxicityThe US government has rejected a proposed ban on a toxic pesticide linked to brain damage in children, dismissing a growing body of research ...
2019-07-19 04:34

Ian Holloway demands Brexit to stop 'European Union changing football' after new handball rules Ian Holloway has bizarrely claimed that Brexit must be pushed through to stop the European Union "telling us what to do" over new handball rules in the Premier League....
2019-08-21 18:00

Study shows pesticide exposure may raise blood pressure in children Elevated pesticide use to produce flowers during the Mother's Day harvest has been linked to high blood pressure in children living near fields in Ecuador....
2019-05-23 16:00

Ajit Pai's Silence on Phone Tracking Abuse Is Further Eroding Faith in His Competence The Federal Communication Commission’s investigation into the unauthorized sale of Americans’ location data is now in its second year and still, no one outside of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s office knows a thing about it. On Capitol Hill, faith in his ab...
2019-06-28 01:00

Hong Kong activist Wong: World leaders 'must' raise our eroding freedoms at G-20 Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said Friday that G-20 leaders meeting in Japan can help protect the city's freedoms by raising their concerns with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
2019-06-28 08:51

Eroding trust in vaccines leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found o...
2019-06-19 21:00

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major deals and change how it does business. Shares of th...
2019-05-23 02:34

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L...
2019-05-22 16:17

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
2019-07-16 12:17

'Everyone should be worried' about a no-deal Brexit warns Britain's former Brexit chief BBC Panorama A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risk" and a "step into the unknown" the civil servant in charge of Brexit planning until March. "The rational outcome over the next few months is to get a deal because that is overwhelmingly in the econ...
2019-07-08 17:34

No-deal Brexit 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
2019-07-08 08:51

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and his parents last year, she admits some people found it strange. “Just because a romantic relationship d...
2019-05-29 04:51

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: red flag laws, sometimes known as Extreme Risk Pro...
2019-08-10 10:00

My in-laws are obsessed with my partner’s ex He abandoned my partner and her son, yet my mother-in-law still maintains contact and secretly meets himI’ve been with my partner for more than four years and we have a daughter together. We also raise her son together. Her ex-husband kicked her and ...
2019-07-31 20:00

Trump backs 'red flag' gun laws. What do they actually do? In the aftermath of this weekend's mass shootings that killed at least 31 people, attention turned to what could be done to prevent something like this from happening again....
2019-08-06 18:00

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,” a victim testified, yet he couldn’t be charged with a hate crime because the state has no such law...
2019-06-04 02:34

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
2019-08-08 01:34

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, cou...
2019-06-19 05:51

Land clearing up more than 50% in NSW even before new laws introduced Environment groups demand up to date figures to show ‘the full impact’ of the weaker lawsLand clearing in New South Wales rose by more than 50% in 2016-17, the year before the introduction of native vegetation laws that make deforestation easier.Envi...
2019-06-03 11:00

European elections LIVE: Latest UK party polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as Theresa May's Brexit plan is blasted The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
2019-05-22 13:17

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
2019-06-18 14:00

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

Sex with HIV still a crime? Updated laws divide advocates ATLANTA — As Sanjay Johnson describes it, his sexual encounter with James Booth on Oct. 2, 2015, was a one-night stand. But it would bind the men inextricably two years later, when Booth walked into an Arkansas police station and accused Johnson of e...
2019-07-24 02:17

New Tax Laws Drive More Americans Into Muni Bonds Investors in high-tax states like New York and California are piling into municipal bonds this year, fueled in part by the 2017 tax overhaul that raised tax burdens for some high-income households....
2019-08-07 12:00

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned through the escheatment process could result in penalty and other taxes even though the owner was unawa...
2019-05-21 15:51

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders....
2019-08-16 13:00

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be updated to allow intended parents to assume the status of legal parents as soon as a baby is born, the...
2019-06-06 02:51

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include stronger tenant protections now that the Democrats contr...
2019-06-10 09:00

N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With the President After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions....
2019-08-21 14:00

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
2019-06-10 15:00

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to the governor that would ban red-light traffic camera...
2019-06-01 09:34

New Jersey enacts 3 gun violence intervention laws TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey on Monday enacted three laws designed to help victims of gun violence avoid becoming hurt again by firearms or seeking out retaliation. The new laws add to New Jersey’s growing list of at least 10 gun-related laws ena...
2019-08-06 08:34

N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With Trump After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions....
2019-08-21 16:34

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
2019-05-21 16:51

Trump calls for mental-health laws, not gun control President Trump condemned hate and “white supremacy” Monday as he called for bipartisan action to spur nationwide “red flag” laws in response to two weekend shootings that took the lives of 31 people in Texas and Ohio. But he failed to mention new ba...
2019-08-06 05:34

Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav "According To Our Laws": Pakistan Pakistan will grant consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav according to the Pakistani laws, for which modalities are being worked out, the Foreign Ministry said in a late night......
2019-07-19 08:00

Can Northern Ireland Cling to Its Draconian Abortion Laws? A measure passed recently by British Parliament would liberalize the North’s laws in just a few months — unless the region’s long-dormant legislature intervenes....
2019-08-11 00:00

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
2019-07-16 04:51

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G infrastructure.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright told 5G World in London that the government was committe...
2019-06-13 15:17

Landlords Are Still Crying About New York's New Rent Control Laws ;( Last week, New York’s legislature passed a raft of bills that will dramatically change the landscape for landlords and tenants in the state. Specifically, the laws make it harder for landlords to convert rent-controlled apartments to market-rate apar...
2019-06-24 05:34

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The changes will only come into effect if a political impasse in Belfast remains....
2019-07-10 07:00

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citizens who committed fraud to gain citizenship....
2019-06-28 11:51

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
2019-05-31 02:17

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 asked him to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks in the aftermath of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton....
2019-08-07 22:00

Saudi Guardianship Laws Could Be Set to Change. Here’s How Women Are Reacting. The government is said to be considering a revision to laws that require women to get the permission of a male guardian to marry, apply for a passport or travel out of the country....
2019-07-21 20:00

Schumer warns GOP against settling for 'tepid' red flag laws Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday warned Republicans against trying to pass modest legislation promoting “red flag” laws as their sole response to the latest wave of mass shootings.Schumer said Democrats would try to require ...
2019-08-08 03:34

X-Men stars to boycott US states with strict abortion laws Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
2019-05-29 06:51

March for Our Lives proposes sweeping gun control laws The March for Our Lives group proposed new gun control laws Wednesday that would raise the age to purchase guns from 18 to 21 while requiring longer wait periods and a federal registry for gun purchases....
2019-08-21 20:34

Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A three-judge panel of Kenya’s High Court has upheld sections of the country’s penal code that criminalize same-sex relations. The judges’ unanimous ruling on Friday disappointed Kenya’s vibrant gay commu...
2019-05-24 17:00

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas pro-life laws A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close....
2019-07-24 08:51

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
2019-06-05 02:17

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted by an overwhelming majority to relax its constitutional restriction on divorce, results showed, the latest in a series of reforms to modernise the ch...
2019-05-26 11:17

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A referendum held Friday saw 82.1% of voters support...
2019-05-27 09:51

'McMafia' laws used to freeze three London properties worth £80m Investigators are using so-called "McMafia" laws to force the owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain the source of their wealth....
2019-05-29 05:34

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. The bipartisan 267-165 vote represents a breakthrough for advocates of legali...
2019-06-21 01:17

Jair Bolsonaro says criminals will 'die like cockroaches' under proposed new laws Brazil’s president calls for security forces and citizens who shoot alleged offenders to be shielded from prosecutionBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has said he hopes criminals will “die in the streets like cockroaches” as a result of h...
2019-08-06 18:00

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in state laws and regulations. The bill the Democrat s...
2019-06-05 14:51

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the regulations amount to an unconstitutional propert...
2019-07-16 23:00

Botswana scraps laws criminalising gay sex in landmark ruling Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should be struck down, in a major victory for gay rights...
2019-06-11 14:51

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the momentum it lost in the recent months....
2019-06-11 23:34

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress report on Turkey’s membership prospects released ...
2019-05-29 16:34

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
2019-05-21 21:34

| Trump proposes mental asylums, but silent on gun laws More mental hospitals are needed to take potential mass killers off the streets, President Donald Trump has said in response to recent mass shootings, while staying quiet on a pledge to toughen gun laws....
2019-08-16 23:00

Learning what is fact and fiction about service animal laws TUCSON – The Arizona Center for Disability Law held a presentation on Thursday, Aug. 15 for the community to learn more about service animal laws. The session covered topics like taking service animals into a business and certain laws dealing w...
2019-08-16 19:00

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, a...
2019-05-30 19:34

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 21:17

Having Broadband Issues? This Tool Helps You Learn Local Laws Washington disputes get the headlines, but much US telecom policy is determined by states and cities. A nonprofit has catalogued the rules and put them online....
2019-07-31 19:00

Boomers and Coalition voters least worried by metadata and encryption laws Almost 40% of those aged over 55, as well as Coalition voters, are not concerned by the introduction of Australia's encryption laws, according to Digital Rights Watch....
2019-07-25 07:51

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and claimed that "anybody can buy any weapon any time."...
2019-06-01 00:17

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases of human rights violations to the European Court of Human Rights....
2019-08-01 13:51

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws - Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 17:34

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
2019-08-01 10:34

Trump urges changes to mental health laws, says he's 'open' to ideas After a weekend during which more than 80 people were shot in two attacks, President Donald Trump reacted Monday by calling for changes to mental health laws and saying he's open to all ideas that "will actually work."...
2019-08-05 19:17

NBCUniversal says abortion laws would 'strongly impact' decision on where it films Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal said if anti-abortion laws in various U.S. states are upheld, it would "strongly impact" where it produces films and television shows in the future....
2019-05-30 21:34

Prosecutors push back on enforcing new state abortion laws ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle from prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven ...
2019-05-30 10:51

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state’s only surgical abortion clinic to close. U.S. District Ju...
2019-07-24 09:34

Guns Across Borders: California Has Strict Laws, but Nevada Doesn’t The shooting in Gilroy illustrated a familiar problem for states that toughen their gun laws, only to see them neutralized by neighboring states with more lax rules....
2019-07-31 20:51

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which would bar abortion even in cases of rape or incest and is wildly unpopular in both Alabama and across ...
2019-05-23 22:17

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will pr...
2019-05-23 11:00

Red flag laws often have bipartisan support. But do they stop mass shootings? Like many politicians before him, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine responded to a mass shooting in his state by calling Tuesday for a law that would take guns out of the hands of people deemed at risk of hurting people. Such measures, known as red flag laws, ha...
2019-08-08 12:34

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions on civil society organisations and tourism, writes Paul Mulindwa....
2019-07-10 10:00

US briefing: Trump Organization, abortion laws and record twisters Wednesday’s top story: Bannon describes Trump business as a ‘criminal enterprise’, claims Michael Wolff. Plus, Ava DuVernay on Central Park FiveSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential...
2019-05-29 14:34

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. The previous work link...
2019-06-12 00:51

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
2019-07-03 01:34

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overturned the law dating back to colonial times that criminalized consensual same-sex relations. It&rsquo...
2019-06-11 19:17

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
2019-06-11 13:51

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Department of Justice...
2019-05-29 09:17

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
2019-07-04 00:34

Donkey’s death on 4th of July may prompt new laws on loud noises The noise was probably too much for Sammy the Donkey, a Georgia farmer says. John Bogino of Seven Gables Farm, north of Atlanta, says Sammy (short for Sambuca) probably couldn’t take the explosions from nearby Fourth of July fireworks. “The sounds we...
2019-07-13 02:34

Police remind hard seltzer drinkers that 'laws still do apply!' It might seem obvious, but a Wisconsin police department felt the need to remind citizens that laws still apply when you’re drinking, even if it’s White Claw Hard Seltzer....
2019-08-21 02:34

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
2019-07-17 01:51

Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump's reversal Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson is casting major doubt on the prospects of significant gun regulations passing this fall, the latest sign that the effort to pass new firearm laws is starting to falter. The Wisconsin Republican said that...
2019-08-20 22:00

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a different species,” said Santi Ceballos, who goes by th...
2019-05-28 10:01

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States t...
2019-05-21 16:51

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce. Election officials said Sunday a constitutional requirement that couples be separated for four yea...
2019-05-26 12:00

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from app stores on August 27th, according to an announ...
2019-05-22 07:34

New Zealand plans to tighten gun laws in wake of Christchurch massacre New Zealand plans to create a gun register and tighten gun licensing, among other measures. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the intent of the reform was to "stop weapons falling into the wrong hands."...
2019-07-22 10:00

Huge scope of Australia's new national security laws reveals itself The Australian Federal Police's hunt for journalists' working files highlights more of the wide-ranging powers granted by the controversial Assistance and Access Act....
2019-06-06 16:51

‘Red Flag’ Gun Laws Aren’t Airtight. But Officials Say They’ve Saved Lives. State laws that let judges take guns away from troubled owners have been used thousands of times, though they work only when people report threatening behavior....
2019-08-09 02:00

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
2019-05-22 04:34

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks...
2019-08-09 02:00

Dense breast notification laws not leading to more screening ultrasounds State laws requiring women with dense breasts to be told about the benefits of further imaging after mammography may not lead more women to get extra screening, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-08-09 08:34

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from June, European soccer governing body UEFA said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 12:34

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter....
2019-07-20 10:17

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the country without needing permission from a male relative,...
2019-07-11 20:34

'A sort of eco-dictatorship': Shanghai grapples with strict new recycling laws Steep fines and social credit penalties face people violating complex waste sorting rules – but some say the answer is all about pigsFor the last two weeks, Shanghai residents have grappled with a singular question: “What kind of trash are you?”The q...
2019-07-12 06:51

Poland's lowering of retirement age for judges breaks EU laws: EU court adviser Poland's new rules that lower the retirement age for judges, introduced in 2017, break European Union law, an advocate general for the EU's top court said in an opinion on Thursday in a blow to Poland's euro-skeptic government....
2019-06-20 11:51

Dalit Man Killed By In-Laws Over Inter-Caste Marriage: Gujarat Cops A 25-year-old Dalit man was allegedly killed by relatives of his wife who belonged to an upper caste community at her village in Ahmedabad district of Gujarat, police said Tuesday....
2019-07-09 16:51

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion ha...
2019-05-27 08:00

Trump Calls for ‘Strong Background Checks’ but Ties Them to Immigration Laws President Trump’s comments, made in an early morning Twitter post, come as the country mourns two deadly mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-05 15:00

Gilroy suspect bought gun at 19 in Nevada. Will state lawmakers reconsider gun laws? The suspected gunman was legally able to buy the assault weapon in Nevada at 19. He couldn't buy the weapon in California where gun laws are stricter.        ...
2019-08-02 19:17

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journalistic malpractice....
2019-05-27 16:51

Trump again cools on gun background checks citing ‘very strong’ laws in place His move echoes a similar backpedaling that occurred after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last yearDonald Trump has again walked back his support for legislation that would tighten background checks on gun sales after a pair of mass shootin...
2019-08-20 23:34

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government a...
2019-07-10 09:00

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget B...
2019-05-23 05:17

The Handmaid's Tale's Ann Dowd Says 'Put Your Phone Down and Protest' New Anti-Abortion Laws The Handmaid’s Tale has entered its third season—and is starting to feel more like a plausible warning than a dystopian nightmare, as more states, like Georgia, continue to sign laws restricting access to safe and legal abortions. Now, the woman who ...
2019-06-13 01:17

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including a pre-clearance requirement from her Department of Justice....
2019-05-28 21:00

Trump scores mild victory in mission to toughen asylum laws A federal appeals court Friday blocked Team Trump from enacting tough asylum restrictions on Central Americans who show up at the border in California and Arizona — but gave the White House the OK to impose them in Texas and New Mexico. The ruling fr...
2019-08-17 03:34

New road safety plan includes stricter seatbelt laws and alcolocks Penalty points for drivers who don't belt up are being considered The Department for Transport has unveiled a 74-point strategy aimed at reducing crash rates on Britain's roads The Department for Transport (DfT) has published a new road safety act...
2019-07-19 19:00

Pelosi: Trump should call in lawmakers for 'urgent' session on gun control laws McConnell, the Senate majority leader, refuted Pelosi’s suggestion, but called for a bipartisan solution when Congress resumesThe House speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday urged Donald Trump to invoke his presidential powers to summon US lawmakers back ...
2019-08-09 10:00

Red Flag Laws Can Save Lives. Shootings in El Paso and Dayton May Expand Them. State laws that let judges take guns away from troubled owners have been used thousands of times, though they work only when people report threatening behavior....
2019-08-09 20:00

Kenya’s High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations. The post Kenya’s High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-24 17:00

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissioner more power to block sites sharing malicious and ...
2019-07-02 03:51

Tinder launches LGBTQ safety feature in countries with discriminatory laws Tinder will be launching "Traveler Alert" in approximately 70 countries around the world which have laws "effectively criminilazing LGBTQ status."        ...
2019-07-24 19:51

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate...
2019-06-05 07:17

Violent clashes in Portland, Ore., prompt call for anti-mask laws Authorities in Portland, Ore., called for laws that would ban masks at demonstrations, allow police to videotape protests and give the city greater control over protests by groups with a history of violence. ...
2019-07-04 13:01

‘Scared’ students are rejecting colleges in states with strict abortion laws One Upper East Side family is sending Washington University a big, fat rejection letter. On Friday, the governor of Missouri, where the well-respected school is located, signed a bill outlawing abortion after eight weeks. The legislation was a deal-b...
2019-05-25 23:34

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
2019-06-14 17:17

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even be unconstitutional....
2019-06-07 05:00

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
2019-05-21 17:34

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legislation....
2019-07-05 17:34

California city declares itself 'second amendment sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city has voted to declare itself a “second amendment sanctuary” city, in a rebuke to the state’s strict p...
2019-07-17 00:51

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the United States’ largest city back into the general realm of a vehicle-driving society, the New York City P...
2019-07-03 07:17

Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws The technology giant is concerned the Act does not make it clear if it is subject to the data retention obligation under Australia's encryption laws....
2019-07-08 13:17

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
2019-05-24 06:34

Ethics Office Investigates Whether Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release of public files....
2019-07-24 02:51

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for proposing the death penalty for gay sex....
2019-05-24 22:01

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
2019-05-29 22:00

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of. “We were all busy tearing down the iPhone XS,” s...
2019-06-20 14:34

Trump Wants ‘Strong Background Checks’ After Mass Shootings but Ties Them to Immigration Laws President Trump’s comments, made in an early morning Twitter post, come as the country mourns two deadly mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-05 16:00

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
2019-06-11 00:34

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
2019-06-04 03:00

President Trump Says He Wants Stronger Background Check Laws While Assuring NRA Gun-Rights Will Be Respected (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas...
2019-08-09 19:34

Trump flips stance on gun background checks, citing ‘very strong’ laws in place His move echoes a similar backpedaling that occurred after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last yearDonald Trump has again walked back his support for legislation that would tighten background checks on gun sales after a pair of mass shootin...
2019-08-21 02:34

Wisconsin G.O.P.’s Lame-Duck Laws Caused Outrage. A Court Just Ruled Them Legal. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special session was legal....
2019-06-21 15:51

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that it will be harder for the United States to make a trade deal with Beijing if there was violence in th...
2019-08-19 19:00

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
2019-05-28 22:00

UP Woman Burnt Alive Allegedly By Husband, In-Laws Over Triple Talaq Case A 22-year-old woman was allegedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws in Uttar Pradesh's Shravasti district on Friday evening, after she tried lodging a police complaint over an attempt to......
2019-08-19 14:34

Romanian president asks ruling party to revise controversial justice laws Romanian President Klaus Iohannis asked the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) on Wednesday to agree to undo changes to judicial legislation that have raised concerns about the rule of law in one of the European Union's most corrupt states....
2019-06-05 23:00

Emotional Rob Portman decries white supremacy and urges support for red flag laws A shaken Sen. Rob Portman on Tuesday spoke out against white nationalism and expressed support for red flag laws, after horrific mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and his home state of Ohio. The Republican's endorsement of limited gun control ...
2019-08-06 22:34

The 1975’s Matty Healy kisses male fan to protest anti-gay laws in Dubai The 1975’s first gig in Dubai may be their last after the British pop band’s singer Matty Healy planted a kiss on a male fan who wanted to marry him — violating UAE’s strict anti-LGBTQ laws. “Thank you Dubai you were so ...
2019-08-16 14:00

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
2019-06-01 14:17

Why are extreme abortion laws taking over America? Blame gerrymandering | David Daley Republican state lawmakers use redistricting to push through hardline laws that aren’t supported by votersFifty-four thousand votes out of nearly 4 million. That’s what separated Stacey Abrams from Brian Kemp in Georgia’s 2018 gubernatorial election,...
2019-06-02 15:34

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, though it presents a delicate cha...
2019-08-17 06:34

Senate panel looks at easing cannabis laws that restrict access to mainstream banking services U.S. lawmakers are looking at easing restrictions on cannabis laws that restrict the industry's access to mainstream banking services at a Senate hearing Tuesday — as momentum to reform federal marijuana laws builds in Congress....
2019-07-23 19:00

Senate cannabis hearing shows challenges to rewriting pot laws despite growing support in Congress A much-hyped congressional hearing on easing cannabis banking restrictions served as a reminder Tuesday that reforming pot laws remains an uphill battle in Congress despite growing bipartisan support among lawmakers....
2019-07-24 01:17

California Governor Signs 'Stephon Clark Law,' One of the Strictest Police Use of Force Laws in the Country In its efforts to deter police shootings and change the culture of its police departments, California has officially adopted one of the strictest laws in the country regarding police use of deadly force....
2019-08-20 06:34

Ohio’s Republican Governor Proposes Gun Laws After Dayton Shooting – but No Restrictions on Weapon Gunman Used Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine introduced a series of proposals that would make it easier to take guns away from “potentially dangerous individuals,” strengthen background checks and provide more resources for mental health care following the shoo...
2019-08-07 01:34

Trump condemns white supremacy, calls for ‘red flag’ laws in wake of mass shootings Saying “hate has no place in America,” President Trump on Monday called for a bipartisan response to the mass shootings over the weekend that killed 29 people and wounded dozens more in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. He condemned white...
2019-08-05 19:17

Ethics Office Examines Allegations That Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release of public files....
2019-08-04 01:17

Liberals move to purge pro-life Dems from party, amid furor over abortion laws The left flank of the Democratic Party is ramping up efforts to target and isolate pro-life Democrats, as the party base mobilizes over restrictive new abortion laws being passed in states across the country....
2019-06-06 16:51

Nawaz Sharif Made Laws To Launder Money, Pakistan PM Khan's Aide Alleges A special assistant to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused the family of former premier Nawaz Sharif of making laws in the 1990s to help them launder ill-gotten wealth....
2019-08-03 16:00

The NRA expressed its 'deepest sympathies' about El Paso and Dayton shootings just weeks after lobbying for looser gun laws in Texas AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump, various GOP leaders, and the National Rifle Association (NRA) released statements in the wake of two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, expressing their sympathies following brutal bloodshe...
2019-08-06 01:17

Missouri governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds The lawsuit revealed that nearly all employees on Gov. Eric Greitens's staff had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas City Star....
2019-07-09 06:34

Graham, Blumenthal announce bipartisan bill on 'red flag' laws in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings Sens. Lindsey Graham and Richard Blumenthal have reached a bipartisan agreement to create a federal grant program to assist states in adopting “Red Flag” laws, in response to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend....
2019-08-06 06:51

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters....
2019-05-22 23:51

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package of gun-control legislation, saying last week’s deadly mass shooting in Virginia Beach calls for...
2019-06-04 19:51

Secret donors and Trump allies: Inside the operation to push noncitizen voting laws in Florida and other states A proposed constitutional amendment headed for the 2020 ballot in Florida is being backed by activists with ties to the president’s political operation....
2019-07-22 18:00

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Though he didn't name specific policies, anti-abortion laws have dominated discussion in Alabama, Georgi...
2019-05-21 15:51

Less than weeks after bloodbath at Virginia Beach, Virginia rejects tougher gun laws Virginia lawmakers are considering a ban on assault weapons and background checks for all gun sales at a special session Tuesday in Richmond.        ...
2019-07-09 20:17

After back to back shootings, Trump called for red flag laws. Here's what they are. In response to calls for action after two mass shootings, President Donald Trump told the country he has called for "red flag" laws.        ...
2019-08-06 02:34

Ireland votes to ease divorce laws, back united Ireland Exit polls have indicated a large majority in favor of easing restrictions on divorce, more than 20 years after it was first permitted. There was also a majority for a united Ireland....
2019-05-26 06:01

Red flag gun laws garner ‘wave of support’ in Congress after back-to-back mass shootings A bipartisan proposal by Sen. Lindsey Graham, and Richard Blumenthal, is gaining momentum following weekend mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead....
2019-08-07 13:34

After hate-motivated shooting, what are the hate crime laws in Arizona? PHOENIX – After a weekend of mass shootings, communities are reeling, with some asking for more regulation against possible hate crimes. Arizona does not have a separate crime for one motivated by hate for someone’s race, faith, identity ...
2019-08-10 09:34

'McMafia' laws forcing owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain source of wealth The owner of three London properties worth £80 million may be forced to explain the source of their wealth under so-called McMafia laws being used by investigators....
2019-05-29 10:17

'Ready or Not': When your new in-laws are insane A woman is roped into a lethal game of 'Hide and Seek' with her husband's unhinged, wealthy family in this black comedy.        ...
2019-08-16 21:34

Jimmy Kimmel on mass shootings and gun laws: 'Politicians don't seem to care what we think' Jimmy Kimmel weighs in on addressing mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso in his show, how he almost quit and why he won't host the Oscars again.        ...
2019-08-06 12:00

10 rules for flying together as a couple If you're flying as part of a couple, you both need to be sure you're doing it right. Follow these 10 simple rules from embarking to landing and avoid emotional turbulence....
2019-08-06 13:34

After a crazy summer, who rules the NBA? Following a frenetic fortnight of free agency, a new world order is taking shape in the NBA. Here’s a look at the eight top contenders heading into next seasonThe dust has finally settled on one of the most frenetic free-agency periods in NBA history...
2019-07-19 18:17

10 Key Things To Know About Changes In PAN, Aadhaar Rules The government has announced a slew of changes in rules relating to Permanent Account Number (PAN) and Aadhaar. From allowing quoting of Aadhaar by assessees in place of PAN for filing income tax......
2019-07-11 21:34

How Countries Keep Testing the EU’s Fiscal Rules The European Union requires all 28 member states to maintain sound public finances, no matter their size or national challenges. But infractions generally don’t result in real punishment, and smaller countries sometimes complain that the biggest econ...
2019-06-04 18:00

U.S. states sue EPA for stricter asbestos rules Ten U.S. states and Washington, D.C. sued the Environmental Protection Agency to begin working on rules to tighten oversight of asbestos, and reduce the health risks that the substance poses to the public....
2019-07-01 22:01

Jumbling The Rules Of Chess, Eight Different Ways Chess is a game of seemingly endless complexity, each new match expanding into an intricate weave of strategies, gambits, and countermoves. It only gets stranger if you decide to throw out the rulebook....
2019-08-09 06:34

EU court rules against autobahn tolls The ECJ has rejected the fees known as "vignettes" after Austria, with support from the Netherlands, had lodged a complaint. The EU has said the tolls are in breach of anti-discrimination laws....
2019-06-18 13:34

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
2019-07-04 17:51

The political portrait that broke all the rules Remember when pantsuits were controversial? There were hard and fast "rules" about where and when you could wear them. In the office, yes. In an official portrait for a first lady, never. That is, until Hillary Clinton came along....
2019-08-05 05:17

CNN debate rules could handcuff de Blasio Mayor Bill de Blasio’s loose lips could cost him during this week’s Democratic debate. CNN’s stringent debate rules will dock time from candidates who continually interrupt during the second round of party presidential debates in De...
2019-08-01 01:51

What are the alcohol rules for airline pilots? The arrest of an airline pilot on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol has travelers wondering about alcohol policies for commercial pilots and the screening in place to detect behavior that could endanger passengers....
2019-08-01 03:17

Herbie Hancock Is Still Breaking Rules The 79-year-old pianist and composer talks about admiring Kendrick Lamar, making a new album, and calling jazz an international — not just an American — music....
2019-07-31 20:51

FEC rules that campaigns can get discounts on cybersecurity Political campaigns will need cybersecurity to avoid a repeat of the 2016 presidential election, but are often strapped for cash. The Federal Election Commission made a ruling today that will make it legal for campaigns to secure low-cost services fr...
2019-07-12 04:51

Be sure to know the rules — and fees — for the homeowner association before you buy Condo and homeowner associations have what are called “covenants, conditions and restrictions," or CC&Rs. Buyers have three to five days to review the HOA and condo documents provided by home sellers....
2019-07-31 19:01

Pelosi rules out censuring Trump Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially shut the door on censuring President Donald Trump Wednesday but plans to view a minimally redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report this week, her latest attempt to juggle the competing impeachment fa...
2019-06-19 19:34

So the Cast of Vanderpump Rules Is Growing Up--Now What? They grow up so slow, don't they? It's hard to believe but Vanderpump Rules just finished its seventh season in particularly dramatic fashion on Monday night, once again leaving......
2019-05-22 12:17

De Blasio whines about DNC debate rules that could leave him out Mayor Bill de Blasio whined Monday night that the Democratic National Committee’s rules for September’s presidential debates are so tough that it could make it all but impossible for pipe-dream campaigns like his to qualify. During an appearance on N...
2019-06-11 04:51

Twitter Makes Its Rules Easier to Understand Twitter has refreshed, simplified and reorganised its rules and regulations. The company has divided and specified rules under three high level categories -- safety, privacy and authenticity....
2019-06-08 13:51

The Official Rules for the 2019 Cookout Season As the opening day to Cookout Season 2019 approaches, it is the responsibility of the Black Legislative American Cookout Council (BLACC) to keep our constituents informed of the rules. These guidelines have been voted on by a panel of experts that in...
2019-05-25 16:51

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's New DLC Goes To Hell, Which Rules Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s first story DLC, “Fate of Atlantis,” started with a fantastical, pulp-schlock bang. It was a tale of scheming gods and magical powers, as good as anything from the main game. The second episode “Torment of Hades,” released ...
2019-06-05 02:51

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policies. The company said that it has gone from 2,500 to just 600 words and now describes each rule in 280...
2019-06-06 19:51

New Zealand court rules against extradition to China In a landmark case, the court of appeal ruled New Zealand's justice minister must address the evidence of torture in China. The ruling would "resonate throughout the common law world," the plaintiff's lawyer said....
2019-06-11 19:17

FCC loosens rules to make 5G available in lower frequencies The FCC is acting on its plans to open up mid-band frequencies for 5G. The Commission has voted in favor of an order that would eliminate the restrictions on who can own 2.5GHz spectrum, including a Kennedy-era requirement for educational uses. The...
2019-07-10 22:17

The new rules of socks: novelty ones are out – but yes you can wear them with sandals Socks are the new fashion statement, but are white ones in? Is cotton best? And should they always be pulled up? Here is the long and short of itYou may have noticed that socks aren’t what they used to be. Think back: for a long time socks were just ...
2019-08-21 17:00

Article 13: A guide to the new EU copyright rules and the ban on memes What is Article 13? How does it affect the way you use the internet? Should you be worried? Your questions answered about the EU's new copyright rules...
2019-05-21 21:34

McKinsey Said Disclosure Rules Were Confusing. It Ignored Its Own Primer. The consulting company has argued it’s too hard to understand the disclosure rules intended to keep bankruptcy proceedings honest. It could have just looked at “Bankruptcy 101.”...
2019-05-28 00:34

Silver: NBA needs 'enforceable' free-agency rules Adam Silver acknowledged the NBA has "work to do" with enforcement of rules after several star players changed teams through deals that were apparently agreed upon before the official start of free agency....
2019-07-10 10:34

First ads banned for contravening UK gender stereotyping rules Watchdog bans VW and Philadelphia ads with bungling dads and ‘passive’ womenTwo television ads, one featuring new dads bungling comically while looking after their babies and the other a woman sitting next to a pram, have become the first to be banne...
2019-08-14 17:51

WTO rules China could sanction U.S. over Obama-era tariffs The United States is in breach of a World Trade Organization ruling and is subject to sanctions from China unless it removes certain tariffs against Beijing, the international trade body ruled Wednesday....
2019-07-17 18:00

G20 agrees to wrap up Big Tech tax rules by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday....
2019-06-09 14:34

9th Circuit rules in favor of aid to non-sanctuary cities The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Department of Justice giving preference in awarding policing grants to non-sanctuary cities....
2019-07-13 18:51

Doctors say new immigration rules will mean sicker migrants CHICAGO — Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump adm...
2019-08-20 07:00

EU Threatens Italy for Flouting Budget Rules The EU threatened to punish Italy for flouting budget rules, setting the stage for a renewed confrontation between the EU and Italy over Rome’s plans to boost spending despite ballooning debt....
2019-06-05 22:51

6 ground rules for health tech startups Strict regulation, complex systems, and long times to market all make health tech a challenging field for startups. Here's how you can you beat the odds.Read More...
2019-07-07 19:51

New California law tightens rules for police use of force to only when necessary California OKs law to raise standard for police use of deadly force, hoping to deter officer-involved shootings like the one that killed Stephon Clark.        ...
2019-08-20 12:00

Budget 2019: New Aadhaar, PAN Card Rules, Here's All You Need To Know Aadhaar is issued by the UIDAI to an Indian resident, PAN is a 10-digit alphanumeric number allotted by the tax department to a person, firm or entity...
2019-07-07 17:34

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for digit...
2019-05-21 17:00

Opponents sue as Trump’s new asylum rules go into effect The policy went into effect Tuesday but drew two swift lawsuits from immigrant advocacy groups in federal courts, one in San Francisco and one in Washington, D.C....
2019-07-17 05:51

China's parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighboring Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage, despite pressure from activists....
2019-08-21 08:34

Salvini says he wants pre-Maastricht EU rules, ahead of far-right rally Italy's hardline Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has told CNN that European Union rules are creating "full-on unemployment" and he wants to go back to pre-Maastricht Treaty rules....
2019-05-21 19:17

The best- and worst-case scenarios for WWE Extreme Rules The Undertaker returns at Extreme Rules to team with Roman Reigns, but how he'll perform is just one of the many questions leading into the final pay-per-view ahead of SummerSlam....
2019-07-12 16:17

FCC proposes rules that would curb annoying robocalls NEW YORK — New measures by US regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the US. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it will vote in June on whether to let wireless carriers block spam calls by de...
2019-05-21 14:32

French court rules that quadriplegic should be allowed to die A quadriplegic French patient, who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, should be allowed to die, France's top court ruled on Friday....
2019-06-28 23:34

Italy’s Most Powerful Populist Rules From the Beach Matteo Salvini, the anti-migrant interior minister, has a talent for expressing the country’s id. A highly visible vacation was the latest step in his campaign for the top job....
2019-08-08 18:34

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
2019-05-22 16:34

| Knee injury rules Kolisi out for up to 6 weeks The Stormers will be without the services of inspirational captain Siya Kolisi for the rest of the season after a knee injury ruled him out for six weeks....
2019-05-30 18:34

Iran Rules Out Talks Unless US Changes "General Behaviour" Tehran on Sunday ruled out talks with Washington unless it changes its "general behaviour", after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his country was ready for negotiations with Iran....
2019-06-02 18:34

Polish LOT rules out cancelling Boeing 737 MAX order LOT Polish Airlines on Tuesday ruled out cancelling an order for grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX jets but urged the U.S. planemaker to take steps to restore their credibility after two accidents....
2019-06-04 06:17

F.D.A. Can Act Against Stem Cell Clinic, Judge Rules A Florida judge says the agency is entitled to an injunction against a stem cell clinic that has blinded patients and challenged the government’s authority to regulate it....
2019-06-04 08:34

Scholes fined $10,000 for breaching gambling rules Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been fined 8,000 pounds ($10,000) for breaching gambling rules by betting on games       ...
2019-06-19 13:51

Italy's Salvini rules out early elections Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Thursday ruled out early elections, saying the coalition was focused on preparing the 2020 budget in the autumn....
2019-05-30 18:17

Adidas: EU court rules against three stripes trademark The German company will not be allowed to trademark three stripes next to each other, Europe's second-highest court has ruled. The court called it "an ordinary figurative mark."...
2019-06-19 17:17

Transportation dept. to relax rules on truckers The Transportation Department is poised to relax the federal regulations that govern how many hours a day truckers can be behind the wheel. Interest groups have lobbied to make the rigid “hours of service” rules more flexible. (July 1) &...
2019-07-01 16:34

Man must pay ex $15M after winning lottery during divorce, arbitrator rules How’s this for alimony? A Michigan man who won more than $30 million playing the lottery while separated from his wife has been ordered to give her nearly half the money as part of their divorce settlement....
2019-06-21 08:17

EPA defies California rules over Monsanto Roundup The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has defied California regulators by no longer approving labels claiming Monsanto Roundup is known to cause cancer....
2019-08-11 07:00

Pension rules that damage NHS staffing to be changed Changes to pension tax rules that have created a staffing crisis in the NHS, with medical staff reducing their hours or retiring early, are being promised by the Government....
2019-08-07 02:00

IRCTC RAC, Waitlisted Ticket Booking Rules You Need To Know IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, the e-ticketing arm of the Indian Railways, enables the passengers to book train tickets online through its website or mobile app. Passengers......
2019-06-29 21:00

NC residents say a community pool has discriminatory rules WENDELL, N.C. (AP) — Residents of a North Carolina community say a private pool is enforcing discriminatory rules that ban dreadlocks, weaves and baggy pants. News outlets report Wake County residents have been sharing the rules on social media and c...
2019-06-18 18:00

Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
2019-07-09 21:17

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a pa...
2019-06-21 06:34

First Quantum says it has complied with all rules in Panama mining contract Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals said on Wednesday it had "fully complied" with local rules in operating Cobre Panama, one of the region's largest copper mines, after Panama's president-elect said he would review the company's contract....
2019-06-06 05:51

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker is delusional and should be sent to a mental institution....
2019-05-28 10:00

NBA’s weird trade rules lead to draft hat confusion The conversation was about what the players were wearing on Thursday night, but for wrong reasons. Several players picked during the 2019 NBA Draft were seen wearing hats of a team they aren’t going to actually suit up for, thanks to trade agreements...
2019-06-21 21:51

White House readies final review of new mpg rules Trump administration officials, at odds with California and many automakers, defended a controversial plan to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing Thursday and said the proposal would be submitted to the White...
2019-06-21 01:17

El Salvador president rules out talks with criminal gangs El Salvador President Nayib Bukele ruled out negotiations with criminal gangs on Tuesday and vowed to go after their finances in a bid to reduce violence in the Central American country....
2019-06-19 07:34

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ...
2019-07-10 05:34

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday. Writing for a three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan,...
2019-07-09 21:51

Germany needs to ease rules to hit 2030 renewables target Germany needs to ease restrictions on the location and size of solar power plants and wind turbines and increase incentives if the country is to meet a target demanding it double renewable energy capacity by 2030, energy companies said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 20:00

New Democratic Debate Rules Will Distort Priorities, Some Campaigns Say A threshold of 130,000 donors will force campaigns to spend more on digital ads they hope will go viral, an expensive redirection of resources, some campaigns said....
2019-05-31 01:51

Tax On Super-Rich Decoded: Here's Your Guide To Understanding New Rules "In view of rising income levels, those in the highest income brackets, need to contribute more to the nation's development," Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said while presenting her first Budget......
2019-07-11 12:51

U.S. proposes rules that could cause faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by the Trump administration....
2019-06-19 20:51

Singapore PM: Global rules could change with China's rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China....
2019-05-31 15:34

Santa Anita checking if rules followed before horse’s death ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A spokesman for the owner of Santa Anita says The Stronach Group is investigating whether new rules were followed before the 26th horse death at the Southern California racetrack. Kochees, a 9-year-old gelding, was euthanized S...
2019-05-27 23:17

New VA rules allow more veterans to see private doctors, urgent care Starting Thursday, more U.S. veterans will be able to start seeing private doctors -- as part of a new law born out of scandal five years ago when some vets died because they couldn't get appointments at VA centers....
2019-06-06 18:34

FIA to reinforce rules to marshals after Perez's Monaco near-miss The FIA will strongly reinforce instructions to marshals that they must not go on track without the permission of race control, following Sergio Perez's near-miss at the Monaco Grand Prix...
2019-06-07 01:34

E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to Replace Obama-Era Climate Rules The new measure will very likely prompt a flurry of legal challenges. If upheld in court, it could tie the hands of future presidents on global warming....
2019-06-19 16:51

Spanish judge rules 43-year-old man is son of Julio Iglesias A Spanish judge has ruled that there exists sufficient evidence to determine that a 43-year-old Spanish man is the biological son of Julio Iglesias, despite the singer’s refusal to submit to genetic testing...
2019-07-10 20:34

Shanghai citizens out of sorts over new trash separation rules Household trash has occupied the minds of Shanghai residents this week: specifically, are the contents of their bins "wet", "dry", "hazardous" or "recyclable"?...
2019-06-28 21:51

Singapore says global rules could change with China’s rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China...
2019-06-01 06:17

US Court Rules Abortion Services Can Continue In Missouri For Now Abortion services can continue in Missouri for now, a court ruled Friday, granting a temporary restraining order to keep open the sole clinic that performs the procedure in the US state....
2019-06-01 12:00

IRCTC Rules For Online Ticket Cancellation Explained Here IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, the e-ticketing arm of Indian Railways, has set certain refund rules for its cancelled tickets. Once the tickets are cancelled, the refund is......
2019-06-20 15:00

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance technology they say could bring robot vessels to the oceans in the next few years....
2019-06-06 21:51

Judge rules attacker of Brazil’s Bolsonaro is mentally ill RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has ruled that the man charged with nearly killing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro during a campaign event last year should not be punished because he is mentally ill. Adelio Bispo de Oliveira was charged wi...
2019-05-28 05:34

Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns Security experts warn that time is running out for campaigns to create protections against the cyberattacks and disinformation seen in recent elections....
2019-06-06 11:17

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip California of the right to set its own vehicle emissions rules....
2019-06-20 20:51

Pelosi rules out a censure of Trump: ‘If the goods are there, you must impeach’ Some Democratic lawmakers have been looking for a less divisive alternative to impeachment to address possible obstruction of the special counsel’s investigation....
2019-06-19 17:51

Do I want to work for that CEO? New rules show the gap between chief executive, worker pay Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gulf exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
2019-07-08 19:00

Maine governor signs rules to finally allow pot sales AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Democratic Gov. Janet Mills has signed a law setting up a legal framework for the sale of recreational marijuana to adults. Her office said Thursday that the law will take effect in mid-September. Maine voters approved of ...
2019-06-28 02:51

Third debate rules could shrink Democratic field by half The second round of Democratic primary debates on July 30-31 in Detroit is expected to include just about the same 20 participants — including Mayor de Blasio. Already, 21 candidates have qualified by one of the two metrics – surpassing 6...
2019-07-05 05:17

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them. In a long-sought victory for the F.D.A., a federal judge said officials have the authority to regulate stem-cell treatments made from patients’ own fat....
2019-06-10 22:17

Silver hopeful reformed lottery rules end tanking NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he believes the "greatest success" of the reformed draft lottery system is that "hopefully it'll stop fans in those markets from rooting for their teams to perform poorly."...
2019-06-14 06:51

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law for the subject, weighing in on a topic that has drawn the ire of President Jair Bolsonaro....
2019-06-14 05:51

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate employee in custody A Turkish court ruled on Friday to keep an employee of the U.S. consulate in custody as his trial on espionage charges continues, in a case that has damaged relations between Washington and Ankara....
2019-06-28 15:00

Jet fuel costs could rise from new rules to improve air quality Prices for jet fuel for later this year and into 2020 are expected to rise due to new marine fuel regulations - as the need for lower-sulfur fuels in ships cuts into the available supply for similar distillates like diesel or jet fuel....
2019-06-11 02:17

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
2019-05-29 17:34

Top German court rules un-sealed mattresses can be returned Germany's top court has ruled that trying out a mattress is not dissimilar to trying on clothing. After a lengthy court battle, a German man will get the money from his online mattress purchase back....
2019-07-03 15:17

Seidl: F1 teams, drivers can't complain about rules they pushed for McLaren boss Andreas Seidl says teams and drivers cannot complain that there are too many rules in Formula 1, because they pushed for them in the first place...
2019-07-03 12:34

US says national security demands easier mining rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to ease rules on mining and prospecting on federal lands — and even offshore — in the name of national security. The Commerce Department recommended sweeping changes Tuesday in mining policies. Preside...
2019-06-05 01:34

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment....
2019-06-12 01:34

Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright Are Married Love officially rules this summer with the Vanderpump Rules crew. On Saturday evening, Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright said "I Do" in a romantic wedding ceremony, People......
2019-06-30 04:51

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maximum pressure campaign was working and the Trump......
2019-05-29 15:00

Democratic WH hopefuls Bennet, Ryan jab at DNC over debate rules Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Tim Ryan, two of the Democratic presidential candidates gunning to make the first round of presidential debates, say it’s too soon for the Democratic National Committee to exclude some of the candidates from making the de...
2019-05-29 00:00

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “...
2019-06-05 12:34

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping. The high court said Monday that federal law ap...
2019-06-10 16:34

Italy's Salvini says need to change 'defeated' EU budget rules Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday European Union budget rules should be changed because they were rejected by voters in European parliamentary elections....
2019-05-28 20:34

The Latest: Judge rules for Bullock in veto dispute HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a dispute over a vetoed Montana bill (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A Helena judge says Montana’s secretary of state does not have the authority to unilaterally override Gov. Steve Bullock’s veto of a biso...
2019-06-06 02:17

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India passes a set of proposed rules for clean mobility. According to Reuters, Indian officials are planning t...
2019-06-10 12:17

Appeals court rules in favor of Keystone XL pipeline An appeals court has ruled in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline moving forward by overturning lower court injunction, but U.S. construction is still delayed....
2019-06-08 22:34

Formula 1 2021 rules sign-off delay now set to be agreed The sign off of Formula 1's 2021 technical regulations is now set to be delayed until October following a team principals' meetings to discuss plans on Saturday morning in Montreal...
2019-06-09 00:00

FCA leans toward Trump as industry agonizes over fuel rules Fiat Chrysler, in written statements to regulators, said it agrees with one of the Trump administration’s central arguments: Stricter fuel-efficiency mandates drive up new vehicle prices, keeping older, dirtier and less-safe cars on the road longer....
2019-06-17 19:17

Twitter will label tweets from politicians that violate rules Twitter is adding a label to tweets that break its rules but are still considered to be in the public interest, namely from elected officials or those running for office. The company mentioned in March it was considering such a policy, and now it...
2019-06-27 19:00

WEC commits to hypercar rules from 2020/21 and reveals details The ACO has confirmed the details of the World Endurance Championship's hypercar regulations for the 2020/21 season ahead of this year's Le Mans 24 Hours...
2019-06-14 13:34

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
2019-06-28 00:51

Teams suspect initial 2021 F1 rules will be nowhere near final Formula 1's final 2021 car regulations will be "nowhere near" what is expected to be signed off this month, according to Red Bull boss Christian Horner...
2019-06-03 23:34

China to tighten rules on foreigners using genetic material China said on Monday it will tighten regulations on human genetic material, putting checks on the passing of it abroad and insisting that any foreign companies or institutes wanting to use it in their work do so with a Chinese partner....
2019-06-10 13:51

Fresenius says tighter EU rules could trigger antibiotic shortage German drugmaker Fresenius warned that stricter production norms being considered by Europe's drug regulator could compound shortages of a life-saving antibiotic that is used by about 25 million patients globally each year....
2019-06-05 19:51

Ky. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Executive Order FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of Governor Matt Bevin’s re-organization of several boards and committees that oversee public education. That ruling came down Thursday. Attorney General Andy ...
2019-06-14 12:51

Mexico and US trying to tweak USMCA rules about settling disputes The U.S. and Mexico are working on adding a side deal to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade to address Democrats’ concerns over the deal’s dispute resolution systems, a top Mexican official said....
2019-07-06 05:51

Tories poised to change rules for leadership election The Conservatives are poised to change the rules for leadership elections to eliminate candidates with little support, a senior party source has told Sky News....
2019-06-04 18:34

'Like' button needs caveat, European Court of Justice rules Websites using Facebook's "Like" button must warn users that the Silicon Valley giant will receive their data, the top EU court has ruled. Companies had not previously been held responsible for the Facebook extension....
2019-07-31 18:34

UK To Relax Immigration Rules For Scientists, Says Boris Johnson Britain will relax its immigration rules to attract more top scientists after Brexit by seeking to fast-track visas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday....
2019-08-08 23:00

Britain plans to relax immigration rules for scientists Britain will relax its immigration rules to attract more elite scientists after Brexit by seeking to fast-track visas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday....
2019-08-09 02:00

Sea-Watch captain says hopes for change in EU migrant rules The German captain of a charity rescue ship, under investigation for aiding illegal immigration, said on Thursday she hoped the new EU Commission would work to let boat migrants enter Europe unhindered....
2019-07-18 18:51

FA to appeal against Daniel Sturridge ban for breaching betting rules • Forward given six-week suspension and £75,000 fine• FA unhappy with findings and consider sanctions too lenientThe Football Association is to appeal against the six-week suspension and £75,000 fine handed to Daniel Sturridge for breaching its betti...
2019-07-18 15:34

UEFA's financial fair play rules: 7 things you need to know Freshly crowned Premier League champions Manchester City could be hit with a ban from next season's Champions League after a potential breach of UEFA's financial fair play rules. But what is FFP and how does it work?...
2019-05-22 03:17

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
2019-07-18 03:51

Klopp rules Alisson out of Super Cup after injury in opener "Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker was injured and substituted during the first half of the Premier League season opener against promoted Norwich City - and will now miss the Super Cup."...
2019-08-10 02:00

YouTube Stars Keep Making Money Even After Breaking the Rules Eleven current and past moderators, who have worked on the front lines of content decisions, believe that popular creators often get special treatment in the form of looser interpretations of......
2019-08-10 11:34

Amazon will change its rules for third-party sellers following backlash Amazon doesn't have a shining reputation when it comes to the way it handles its third-party sellers. Merchants have reported restrictions on where they can sell, being kicked off the site for no obvious reasons and issues with counterfeiting. B...
2019-07-17 20:17

Video: A first look at the details of Formula 1's latest rules for 2021 Ground-effect aerodynamics look set to return to Formula 1 when the championship's next major overhaul comes into effect, after rulemakers revealed the first details about the 2021 generation of cars...
2019-07-17 10:00

Review: Istanbul: The Dice Game rules the bazaar Enlarge (credit: Nate Anderson) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. When it comes to gaming, I am a man of simple pleasures. I need no boxes ...
2019-05-22 00:34

U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of it...
2019-05-26 05:17

SEC alters overtime rules to avoid another 7-OT game like A&M-LSU marathon Last season's LSU-Texas A&M game accounted for most combined points (146) in NCAA history and lasted nearly 5 hours in time elapsed.       ...
2019-07-16 19:00

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Angela Merkel had fueled speculation she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an interview. Her final term as German chancellor is scheduled to end in 2021....
2019-05-21 22:17

Twitter Says Trump Didn't Violate Rules Against Racism, But Won't Say Why Twitter's new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Donald Trump called on several......
2019-07-16 16:51

France to approve first crypto-issuers as new rules loom France's financial watchdog is poised to approve a first tranche of cryptocurrency-related companies under new rules on digital coins, some of the first such regulations to be launched by a major economy....
2019-07-16 16:17

Cillian Murphy: ‘I think James Bond should be a woman, which rules me out’ With Peaky Blinders series five on TV soon, its star Cillian Murphy talks about gangster violence, PTSD, #MeToo, what Brexit means for Ireland – and 007In the summer of 1996, Cillian Murphy was at a crossroads. He had failed his law exams at Universi...
2019-08-08 16:34

Sturridge banned for 2 weeks for breaching betting rules Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been handed a two-week suspension from domestic soccer matches in England for breaching betting rules, including giving inside information to his brother about a possible move to Sevilla   ...
2019-07-18 21:51

Everton's Mina charged by FA for breaching betting rules "Everton defender Yerry Mina has been charged by the FA with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of its betting regulations, the English football\u0027s governing body said on Wednesday."...
2019-07-24 21:51

These simple rules will make traveling as a couple a breeze Traveling with your partner can be just as stressful as traveling alone, but not if you follow these recommendations.       ...
2019-08-02 22:51

Williams: Ferrari's "silly" Formula 1 rules veto has to end Claire Williams says it is "silly" and "makes no sense" that Ferrari can veto Formula 1 rules and is expected to keep that right despite sweeping changes planned for 2021...
2019-05-23 16:51

Federal judge rules in Rosemont Mine case TUCSON – A federal judge has ruled to overturn the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of a Rosemont Mine open pit project in the Santa Rita Mountains. The ruling blocks Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals from beginning construction on the proposed...
2019-08-01 12:00

U.S. FCC votes to tighten rules on cable franchise fees The U.S. Federal Communications Commision (FCC) on Thursday voted 3-2 to tighten rules governing the franchise fees paid by cable companies to local authorities, a move that cities warn could result in public access channels going off the air or in m...
2019-08-01 22:00

Cuban Migrants Are Thwarted in Mexico by New Asylum Rules A surge of Cuban asylum seekers, long accustomed to preferential treatment under U.S. migration policies, are being stopped by U.S. government efforts to contain a tide of Central Americans migrating north....
2019-08-02 17:17

Trump rules out Afghan plan that would kill millions President Trump said Monday he had “plans” that would win the 19-year-old Afghan war in as little as a week — but that the US would have to “kill 10 million people” and the country “would be wiped off the face of the Earth.” But the president, speaki...
2019-07-22 23:51

Federal judge rules Trump’s asylum ban illegal A federal judge has ruled president trump’s asylum ban is illegal. The ban aimed to temporarily bar migrants who illegally cross into the U.S. through the southern border from seeking asylum outside official ports of entry. District Judge Rando...
2019-08-03 23:51

Video Gaming Turns Murderous, Even if You Play by the Rules Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column enters a dangerous online world, then jumps to a very real drug gang, a hit man in a hospital and a dog with a death sentence....
2019-05-22 21:17

Box office: 'The Lion King' rules with $185 million debut LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Simba and Mufasa reigned supreme this weekend as Disney's "The Lion King" dominated box office charts. Director Jon Favreau's remake of the animated classic collected a massive $185 million from 4,756 North American theat...
2019-07-22 04:34

NCAA issues rules for agents; LeBron responds A memo, obtained by ESPN, says agents of NCAA players wanting to test the NBA draft waters must have a bachelor's degree, three years of NBPA certification and liability insurance....
2019-08-07 04:34

Kraftwerk case: EU top court defines rules of sampling In a 22-year-long legal battle involving German band Kraftwerk, the EU's top court has now set strict rules on sampling. Accusations of plagiarism in the music industry are rampant. But how do they affect creativity?...
2019-07-31 18:34

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
2019-05-22 13:51

EU must be aware of China's intelligence law when drawing up 5G rules: King China's National Intelligence Law, which requires Chinese citizens to support state information-gathering, cannot be ignored by the European Union as it draws up rules to protect mobile networks, an EU commissioner said on Friday....
2019-07-19 13:17

Another athlete slams testosterone rules, refuses medication NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Another Olympic medalist has criticized the IAAF’s testosterone regulations and is refusing to take hormone-reducing medication. Margaret Wambui of Kenya, who won bronze in the 800 meters behind Caster Semenya at the 2016 ...
2019-05-22 11:51

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
2019-08-08 11:00

Waivers, rules, regulations: What it’s like parenting between two cultural extremes I grew up in Croatia, where regulations are relatively loose for children's recreation. In my adopted hometown of New York, I spend 10 minutes signing forms before my daughter can play with puzzles and dolls for an hour in an indoor cafe. The country...
2019-08-12 22:17

Judge rules neo-Nazi publisher should pay $14M for ‘troll storm’ A federal judge on Monday ruled that a publisher of a neo-Nazi website who instructed his followers to unleash a “troll storm” on a Jewish real estate agent should have to pay the victim $14 million. US Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch’s ruling also r...
2019-07-16 06:00

Abiteboul: Better to change Formula 1 tracks, not tech rules Changing "one or two" corners at Formula 1 circuits would be much more "cost efficient" than regularly changing technical regulations, according to Renault F1 boss Cyril Abiteboul...
2019-08-14 18:17

9th Circuit rules in DOJ's favor in sanctuary cities case The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration, saying the Department of Justice could give preference in awarding grants to cities that would use the money to focus on illegal immigration, as the federal gov...
2019-07-13 18:17

Uncleared margin rules unlikely to clarify clearing migration FX prime brokers are expected to adapt to the pricing challenges of uncleared margin rules, but it remains far from clear whether these rules will push the market definitively in the direction of central clearing....
2019-05-21 18:17

Trump administration announces changes to Endangered Species Act rules Enlarge / Bald eages are another success story for the ESA; they came off the threatened list in 2007, half a century after the US nearly lost its national bird to hunting, habitat loss, and the pesticide DDT, which made their eggshells too thin to s...
2019-08-13 18:17

| 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

National Pension System (NPS) Withdrawal Rules Explained Here NPS account: Originally launched for the government employees in 2004 and extended to the general public in 2009, it allows premature withdrawal and exit from an account under certain conditions....
2019-07-13 12:34

Websites Can Discriminate Against You Even If You Don't Use Them, California Supreme Court Rules Nearly four years ago, a lone bankruptcy lawyer sued Square, the payment processor run by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, challenging the app’s terms of use—despite never signing up. As of yesterday, the case will proceed, thanks to an opinion issued by th...
2019-08-13 23:51

SBI ATM Rules: Free Transactions, Withdrawal Limit, Other Details Here SBI Debit Card: SBI customers can generate request for a cheque book, make bill payments, register for mobile banking and IMPS service using SBI ATM....
2019-07-19 13:17

Woman accused of going through I-10 closure to get to party PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old allegedly driving impaired sped through a freeway closure in Ahwatukee last weekend so she could get to a birthday party. Phoenix police say Luz Areli Lamas was driving at least 100 mph (161 kph) when she ...
2019-08-14 15:17

LA mom accused in death of special-needs son kept in closet LOS ANGELES (AP) — A preliminary hearing is underway in the case of a Los Angeles mother accused of keeping her special-needs son locked in a closet, ultimately causing his death. KABC-TV reports police Detective Abel Munoz testified ...
2019-06-19 18:17

Mom accused of killing toddler son because he was getting in way of affair A New Jersey woman allegedly killed her toddler son because he was getting in the way of her extramarital affair, it was revealed in a detention hearing on Wednesday. Heather Reynolds, of Gloucester Township in Camden County, is charged with murder a...
2019-06-27 19:51

Lexington Man Accused Of Attacks On 2 Women LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have arrested a Lexington man who is accused of attacking two women. Authorities say 34-year-old Lewis Jones is accused of attacking his live-in girlfriend two different times. Police said the woman had bruises ...
2019-06-08 14:17

MI5 accused of ‘extraordinary and persistent illegality’ Agency has been obtaining surveillance warrants based on false information, high court toldMI5 has lost control of its data storage operations and has been obtaining surveillance warrants on the basis of information it knows to be false, the high cou...
2019-06-11 14:51

Google has been accused of working with China. Here's what they've been doing there Google's services have been blocked in China for several years, but the company still has a business there, as the tech giant seeks to sell products to Chinese firms in international markets....
2019-07-17 11:17

Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder can be her own lawyer A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday. Yujing Zhang was found to be competent. She struggled with legal concepts and English. ...
2019-06-12 12:01

NFL player accused of knocking out woman The New York Giants have suspended safety Kamrin Moore after he was charged with aggravated assault following an incident in which a woman alleged he stepped on her neck before knocking her unconscious....
2019-07-17 05:00

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
2019-06-15 05:51

Deontay Wilder rules out Anthony Joshua showdown – The BN Verdict With Deontay Wilder announcing rematches with Luis Ortiz and Tyson Fury the chances of Anthony Joshua showdown ever occurring get smaller and smaller The post Deontay Wilder rules out Anthony Joshua showdown – The BN Verdict appeared first on B...
2019-06-01 16:17

Empowerment rules at MTV awards, with win for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Superhero blockbuster "Avengers: Endgame" was the top winner at the MTV Movie and TV awards on Monday in a show marked by messages of empowerment and self-esteem....
2019-06-18 07:34

SEC says may give firms more time to comply with Europe's research rules The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could extend a 30-month grace period granted to Wall Street firms to comply with European Union investment rules to unbundle research and other services, commissioner Hester Peirce said on Wednesday....
2019-08-07 15:34

DAMS rules out swift FIA F3 entry after rumours linked it to move Francois Sicard says his DAMS team has no intention of joining the new FIA Formula 3 Championship in the near future, despite paddock speculation suggesting otherwise...
2019-06-19 13:51

Paul Scholes apologises after being fined £8,000 for breaking betting rules • ‘It was a genuine mistake,’ says former Manchester United player• Scholes’ 140 bets included eight on United and one on ValenciaPaul Scholes has been fined and warned over his future conduct by the Football Association after placing bets worth £26,...
2019-06-19 15:00

WRC Rules Officially Switch to Hybrid Power for 2022 Season The World Rally Championship’s highest class will move to incorporate hybrid electric drive in two seasons time. The rule change will initially feature what the rulemakers are calling a “supplementary hybrid system” with spec components and software ...
2019-06-15 21:34

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules Transport Workers Union says the decision will be devastating for workers in the gig economyThe ridehailing company Uber does not directly employ its drivers, the Fair Work Ombudsman has said, because drivers have control over “whether, when, and for...
2019-06-07 07:17

Judge rules Missouri’s last abortion clinic will remain open — for now The Circuit Court of St. Louis ruled Friday that the remaining Missouri abortion clinic can remain open, at least for now. Judge Michael F. Stelzer granted Planned Parenthood a temporary restraining order against the state until Tuesday’s hearing to ...
2019-06-01 04:01

Skyscraper rules tightened over 'wall of wind' fears for cyclists Stricter rules on the construction of new skyscrapers in London are being drawn up over concerns that a so-called "wall of wind" effect could knock over cyclists and pedestrians....
2019-08-21 02:34

D.C. attorney general’s lawsuit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules Facebook suffered an early defeat in a D.C. court on Friday, after a judge ruled against the social-networking giant's attempts to quash a case brought by the D.C. attorney general challenging the company's privacy practices....
2019-06-02 01:34

'Tax trap' pension rules to be changed amid NHS staffing crisis Changes to pension tax rules that have created a staffing crisis in the NHS, with medical staff reducing their hours or retiring early, are being promised by the government....
2019-08-07 12:34

U.S. SEC says may give firms more time to comply with Europe's research rules The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could extend a 30-month grace period granted to Wall Street firms to comply with European Union investment rules to unbundle research and other services, commissioner Hester Peirce said on Wednesday....
2019-08-07 11:34

'It was deja vu' says Pep Guardiola after VAR rules out late goal against Spurs – video Manchester City were denied a last-minute winner against Tottenham for the second time in under a year after Gabriel Jesus's strike was ruled out by VAR. 'Last season it was offside, this time it was handball' said Pep Guardiola.Pep Guardiola says VA...
2019-08-18 14:34

Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules Of Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) In an EPF account, the employee contributes 12 per cent of his or her salary (basic wages, dearness allowance and retaining allowance) towards the account, and an equal amount is contributed by the......
2019-08-18 07:34

EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 11:17

IRCTC Ticket Concession Rules For Senior Citizens: Five Things To Know Concessions on fares are available for male senior citizens of minimum 60 years and female senior citizen of minimum 58 years. The element of concession is 40 per cent for men senior citizens and 50......
2019-06-08 12:51

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the amount of ammunition a person can buy in a year....
2019-05-21 16:17

People Ignored Rules To Take Selfies With Bear. Officials Shot Him Dead The young black bear was starting to grow comfortable around his new human friends. The 100-pound male, believed to be around 2 or 3 years old, knew he could often find trail mix, sunflower seeds and......
2019-06-19 17:00

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday....
2019-06-20 22:17

Iran crisis sheds light on murky shipping rules A British-flagged ship owned by a Swedish company was seized by Iran last week. Caught in the middle are 23 seamen who have nothing to do with any of the three countries....
2019-07-31 21:34

Federal panel reverses ruling that tossed Ky. ethics rules FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court’s ruling that lifted Kentucky’s ban on gifts and donations from lobbyists to lawmakers. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in an opinion Thursday that bec...
2019-05-31 01:17

German Foreign Minister rules out joining U.S.-led Hormuz mission Germany will not participate in a U.S.-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz as it wants to ease tensions with Iran, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday....
2019-07-31 20:51

Crime: Video Gaming Turns Murderous, Even if You Play by the Rules Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column enters a dangerous online world, then jumps to a very real drug gang, a hit man in a hospital and a dog with a death sentence....
2019-05-21 15:01

Facebook launches new rules aimed at stopping extremist content Facebook announced new the rules around its live streaming platform that it says would have stopped a deranged gunman from using the service to broadcast a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques in March. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based social network ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Court rules against Colorado man seeking full lottery prize DENVER (AP) — A Colorado court has rejected a man’s claim he should be the sole recipient of a $4.8 million lottery prize. The Denver Post reports the Colorado Court of Appeals says Amir Massihzadeh is only eligible for a third of the November ...
2019-06-21 01:17

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease....
2019-05-24 01:51

Belgium broke law but can keep nuclear plants open, EU court rules Belgium's self-imposed deadline for giving up nuclear power is not far off. Environmentalists look forward to the end of the atomic era, but not everyone thinks the country is ready to change course....
2019-07-31 18:34

After Tariff Threat, Trump Says Guatemala Has Agreed to New Asylum Rules The administration has signed an agreement with Guatemala to require migrants who travel through that country to seek asylum there instead of in the United States....
2019-08-01 00:34

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."...
2019-06-20 19:34

Suzuki rules out fielding satellite machinery for '20 MotoGP season The Suzuki MotoGP team has ruled out fielding satellite machinery for the 2020 season, but has not closed the book on running customer GSX-RRs the following year...
2019-08-02 18:51

Ferrari pushing against standard parts element of 2021 F1 rules Ferrari is "not happy yet" with the proposed 2021 Formula 1 regulations and is pushing back against standardisation, according to team boss Mattia Binotto...
2019-08-21 03:00

Some Want Delivery Drones to Buzz Off. Would Stricter Rules Change Their Minds? A parliamentary report into one of the world’s most advanced drone-delivery trials, by a Google affiliate in Australia, raised concerns about privacy, noise and wildlife, underscoring challenges tech giants face as they prepare to bring such services...
2019-08-02 17:00

Judge rules NY can’t give Trump’s state tax returns to Congress — for now A federal judge on Thursday blocked New York from immediately turning over President Trump’s state tax returns to Congress. The order by Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee, bars the state from releasing the president’s tax returns whil...
2019-08-02 02:51

How Mega Millions and Powerball changed the rules to boost their jackpots America's lottery system goes back a long time — further back than the country itself. Today, state-run lotteries contribute millions to state budgets, but some critics question how effective they actually are....
2019-06-06 11:51

Leaked document reveals Tory leadership spending rules Candidates to succeed Theresa May will not have to count any spending on their leadership campaigns made before Friday, even though teams have been up and running for weeks, according to leaked rules obtained by Sky News....
2019-06-07 01:17

Court rules UK must reconsider arms sales to Saudi Arabia LONDON (AP) — A British court has ruled that the U.K. government must reconsider its decision to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia for use in the Yemen war. The Court of Appeal ruled Thursday in favor of anti-weapons campaigners, who argued that the sales...
2019-06-20 13:00

Jax Taylor Unfollows His Vanderpump Rules Co-Stars After Wrapping Season 8 *Sips tea* ... The drama is brewing on Vanderpump Rules. Just when fans thought things were bright and merry between the cast members, it turns out there's some bad blood. It appears......
2019-08-21 03:34

Google unveils new privacy rules for Chrome extensions and Drive Google announced new rules that will restrict access to user data for third-party add-ons in Chrome and Drive. From now on, Chrome extension developers must request the least amount of user data their app requires to function. Apps that connect with....
2019-05-31 05:51

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, saying the agency is killing innovation and driving companies from the US. Now the Canadian social media...
2019-06-01 15:00

Chelsea Manning Can Remain in Jail for Another Year, Judge Rules Chelsea Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst-turned-whistleblower, may remain behind bars for up to another year and face nearly a half-million dollars in fines over her ongoing refusal to testify before a grand jury about her disclosure of cl...
2019-08-07 18:34

Hundreds protest slow movement on rent rules in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections in New York state have blocked access to the Senate and Assembly chambers. The group marched through the Capitol chanting protest...
2019-06-04 20:51

McLaren warns 2021 Formula 1 rules plan must not be diluted McLaren Formula 1 team boss Andreas Seidl says the FIA must stick to the principles of the 2021 regulations even if a delay in their publication allows time for changes...
2019-06-13 08:51

Rewrite of Bank Rules Advances Slowly, Frustrating Republicans Trump-appointed regulators came into office vowing to pare back Wall Street’s postcrisis rulebook. More than two years into the administration, most of the work remains unfinished, particularly for the biggest banks....
2019-06-10 21:51

Italy's Deputy PM Di Maio rules out government reshuffle: paper Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio on Thursday ruled out a government reshuffle and reiterated that cutting taxes is the coalition's priority....
2019-06-13 08:51

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipment and called for new regulations, the U.S. safety regulator said on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 09:17

Nepal sets new rules for Everest climbers after deadly season Climbers are required to ascend peak above 6,500 metres before getting permitAll climbers seeking a permit for Everest must have prior high altitude mountaineering experience and demonstrable training, a high-level commission for the Nepalese governm...
2019-08-14 19:51

Federal Regulators Propose Changes to Trucker Work-Hour Rules The plan to modify rest-break requirements and other rules could save the industry money, but faces opposition from safety advocates and the Teamsters....
2019-08-15 03:17

US Supreme Court decides to let consumers sue Apple over App Store rules The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Apple in a case that could have broad implications for the e-commerce industry and which also means the door is now open for consumers to sue the iPhone maker over its App Store rules and practices. In a 5...
2019-05-22 02:00

U.S. SEC adopts rules to prevent broker conflicts, boost disclosure The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday voted to adopt a package of rules requiring brokerage firms to disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commissions brokers earn when giving financial advice....
2019-06-05 22:34

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Won’t Close at Midnight, Judge Rules A judge in Missouri ruled on Friday that the state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing the procedure, blocking Missouri from becoming the first state without an abortion clinic in nearly 50 years. Planned Parenthood said in a statemen...
2019-05-31 23:17

Canada will move on new drug price rules in 'very near future': minister Work on the Canadian government's proposal to crack down on patented drug prices is underway and "movement" should come very soon, Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor said on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 04:00

IRCTC Guidelines For Boarding Station Change: Rules, Other Details Here IRCTC Train Guidelines: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the online ticketing arm of the Indian Railways, allows its users to change the boarding station ahead of their planned......
2019-06-04 14:17

New rules can deny green cards for immigrants on food stamps FILE – In this Aug. 11, 2019 photo, children of mainly Latino immigrant parents hold signs in support of them and those individuals picked up during an immigration raid at a food processing plant in Canton, Miss., following a Spanish Mass at Sa...
2019-08-13 03:17

Treasury Finishes Rules Ending Blue-State Tax-Cap Workarounds The Treasury Department is releasing final rules that shut down a tax-planning strategy for residents of high-tax states, nixing a workaround that could have helped New York, New Jersey and Connecticut residents skirt the new cap on state and local t...
2019-06-12 01:17

Gareth Southgate commits to England and rules out taking Chelsea job • England manager focused on 2020 European Championship• Southgate confident his No 2, Steve Holland, will also stay putGareth Southgate has ruled himself out of a return to club football with Chelsea and expressed confidence his assistant, Steve Hol...
2019-06-09 00:51

Mexico court rules minors can't be held at migrant center A Mexican court has ruled that authorities must stop detaining minors at a migrant center in Mexico City following the death of a 10-year-old Guatemalan girl there....
2019-06-11 05:34

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock lashes out against Tom Steyer, DNC debate rules A Democratic presidential hopeful is fuming over the news that billionaire Tom Steyer already amassed 130,000 unique donors — likely propelling him onto the September debate stage faster than 2020 candidates who have been grinding away on the c...
2019-08-14 15:17

Rihanna's Fenty label aims to rip up fashion industry rules Singer’s new clothing line, on sale this week, has ditched traditions such as catwalk showsA corseted Japanese denim minidress ($810), a cotton canvas blazer belted with a coordinating bumbag ($1,100), oversized sunglasses ($460) and a brass-and-crys...
2019-05-21 22:34

Chimp sign language and human communication follow the same rules Gestures used by chimpanzees to communicate with each other follow some of the same rules intrinsic to human language, according to a study of chimps in Uganda...
2019-05-21 21:00

Judge Rules That Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Must Remain Open for Now A judge granted Planned Parenthood of St. Louis a preliminary injunction on Monday, allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to remain open for the time being. The ruling, hailed as a victory by abortion rights advocates, is not the final word ...
2019-06-11 03:00

Defendant in face-biting attack challenges insanity rules FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a Florida man accused of killing a couple and chewing the husband’s face attacked the constitutionality of the state’s laws governing insanity defenses. Austin Harrouff’s attorneys argued T...
2019-06-13 23:34

Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69 "This promises to be a better system than what we've had for the last seven years," said Pierre Gratton, the president of the Mining Association of Canada....
2019-06-14 02:51

Mercedes boss Wolff says F1 should change rules for "harder racing" Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff wants a discussion with Formula 1 stakeholders to establish new rules for 2021 that allow drivers to engage in "harder racing"...
2019-06-14 17:51

NYC Extends Cap on Uber and Lyft Vehicles, Institutes New Rules on 'Cruising' Almost a year ago to the day, New York City made the historic move to freeze the number of rideshare vehicles on its roads, a move meant to reduce congestion and forward the city’s Vision Zero safety initiative. Today the Taxi and Limousine Commissio...
2019-08-07 21:34

Phone, broadband and TV providers sign new fairness rules - what it means for you Your phone, broadband and TV provider could be one of the many to sign new rules from Ofcom that aim to put fair treatment of the consumer at the heart of their businesses. Called the Fairness to Customers commitments, they were laid out by regu...
2019-06-03 15:51

Verstappen: F1 teams shouldn't make 2021 rules decisions Red Bull's Max Verstappen says there is too much self-interest from teams in Formula 1 and there needs to be "one person in charge" to sort the rules out properly...
2019-06-14 17:51

Court rules against Trump on immigrant teen abortion policy WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court in Washington is backing an order barring the Trump administration from enforcing a policy that had prevented immigrant teens in government custody from getting abortions. The Trump administration’s pol...
2019-06-14 20:51

Trump bid to ease efficiency rules would hike fuel costs, CR says A Consumer Reports analysis counters the administration’s assertions that its plan would reduce traffic fatalities and boost highway safety, and argues the proposal would increase costs for drivers....
2019-08-07 21:34

Formula E alters rules to encourage more energy saving for 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E will alter its sporting rules for the 2019/20 season in a bid to reduce flatout races and encourage regular energy management tests...
2019-06-14 23:17