HEEDNEWS.COM: Breaking News - Latest of The Hour 01:48, 06/15/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases

U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to b...

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases

Source: reuters.com

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including...
12:32, 06/13/2019

Daily on Energy: ‘An aggressive new thing’ — How Sanders would ramp up federal role in electricity generation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
11:16, 08/28/2019

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio sa...
08:48, 08/14/2019

Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat The United States should designate more critical habitat for the endangered green sea turtle, according to three environmental groups that say they wi...
00:48, 08/16/2019

Peru native groups use new legal strategy to push back on oil, mining plans Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their land, racking up victories...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollution...
01:16, 07/09/2019

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups PHOENIX (AP) — The Southern Poverty Law Center has sued members of two anti-immigrant groups known to protest and harass Arizona churches that aid imm...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some ...
18:48, 07/08/2019

Green groups sue Trump administration for gutting offshore oil safety rules A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Interior Department's rollbacks of safety measures put in place by...
20:16, 06/11/2019

Groups file federal lawsuit to block new Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Groups file federal lawsuit to block new Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state....
15:48, 05/24/2019

Elections Canada climate advertising guidelines puts chill on green groups' advocacy Canadian environmental groups fear losing their tax-free charity status if they run paid climate change advocacy adverts ahead of the October national...
02:00, 08/21/2019

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into nea...
19:48, 06/04/2019

Green's Arcadia resolves legal objections to restructuring plan Philip Green's Arcadia Group said on Tuesday it could now push ahead with its restructuring plan after two U.S. landlords dropped their opposition to ...
13:32, 08/27/2019

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and ...
08:48, 06/01/2019

Sri Lanka bans groups suspected to be behind attacks; ringleader's relatives wounded Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels while the wife and c...
06:00, 04/29/2019

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsible...
20:00, 04/28/2019

City joins legal fight to block Trump green card changes The de Blasio administration is suing to block the White House from imposing a rule change that makes it easier to deny green cards and visas to immig...
06:17, 09/11/2019

U.S. federal death penalty protocol faces fresh legal scrutiny Plans by President Donald Trump's administration to resume executions of inmates sentenced to death for federal crimes is set to face a stiff court ch...
01:48, 08/01/2019

Ohio 'heartbeat bill' blocked by federal judge as pro-life groups push for Supreme Court appeal Pro-life groups are vowing to go to the Supreme Court after a federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a so-called "heartbeat bill" in Ohio, whi...
00:00, 07/04/2019

Adani still needs further federal approval despite pre-election green light Work related to groundwater research will need to be signed off as opponents say new government papers show mine is ‘not ready to go’Adani will not be...
03:48, 05/31/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and ha...
03:48, 09/14/2019

Federal government cuts English classes, legal services for migrant children ASSOCIATED PRESS – The federal government has stopped paying for English-language courses and legal services at facilities that hold immigrant c...
06:32, 06/06/2019

Adani coalmine: federal government loses legal challenge on water assessment Australian Conservation Foundation says case shows ministers haven’t scrutinised Carmichael projectThe federal government will have to reassess water ...
12:00, 06/12/2019

NDP exodus, former N.B. provincial candidates move to support federal Green Party Johnathan A. Richardson, a member of the federal NDP executive, signed the declaration of support, as did 14 people who ran as provincial candidates. ...
01:32, 09/04/2019

Trump Administration’s New Rule Could Block Visas, Green Cards for Legal Immigrants Who Need Benefits Like Food Stamps Because the Trump administration is made of people like Stephen Miller and those who think like him, on Monday the group of evil white men and complic...
23:00, 08/12/2019

‘We Will Fight Back.’ Immigration Groups Vow to Fight Trump Restrictions on Green Cards Immigration groups vowed to fight a Trump Administration plan to deny green cards to applicants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms of publi...
07:00, 08/13/2019

Trump attacks Federal Reserve again, wants interest rate cut WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is continuing efforts to pressure the U.S. central bank system, saying the stock markets and economic growth ...
16:48, 06/24/2019

US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that tribes consider sac...
21:32, 05/29/2019

Amazon starts recruiting and leases office for Virginia 'HQ2' Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it had leased office space and posted several jobs for its second headquarters outside Washington, D.C., the start of mo...
20:48, 04/29/2019

Amazon kicks off hiring and office leases for Virginia 'HQ2' Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it had begun leasing office space and was on track to create 400 positions this year at its second headquarters outside ...
19:16, 04/29/2019

WeWork leases space for its headquarters on Sixth Avenue WeWork has leased another space — but this time it is for its own HQ. The co-working behemoth is moving to 212,387 square feet at 630 Sixth Ave. along...
05:48, 05/29/2019

Microsoft leases new office building in downtown Manhattan Microsoft has signed a downtown lease for a major office outpost in New York City, The Post has learned. The tech giant this week signed its lease for...
22:16, 05/15/2019

Vistara Leases Six Planes From BOC Aviation For Local Expansion Vistara said it plans to lease four Boeing Co 737-800 aircraft which will be delivered in May and two Airbus A320neo planes that are scheduled for del...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Nasdaq leases additional 35,500 square feet at Durst tower Leasing momentum continues at the Durst Organization’s One Five One W. 42nd St., formerly Four Times Square. Nasdaq just signed for an additional 35,5...
16:32, 05/21/2019

Dressbarn threatens landlords with bankruptcy court unless leases are relieved Retailer Dressbarn is giving its landlords a barn-burner of an ultimatum in a bid to stave off bankruptcy, The Post has learned. After announcing plan...
07:32, 07/03/2019

Amazon leases 15 more Boeing planes to expand air cargo network by 28% Amazon has announced plans to expand its air cargo network by 25% to 70 planes by 2021, after signing a deal to lease 15 Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Read...
02:00, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 3-Amazon starts recruiting and leases office for Virginia 'HQ2' Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it had leased office space and posted several jobs for its second headquarters outside Washington, D.C., the start of mo...
22:32, 04/29/2019

Mazda to switch to Toyota Financial Services for loans, leases Mazda, which has used JPMorgan Chase as its financial arm under the Mazda Capital Services name, will move to Toyota's financing arm in April. The shi...
11:32, 08/29/2019

Rockefeller Center landlord yanks leases for concourse restaurants The Rockefeller Center dining venues run by just-booted Patina Group enjoy one of the world’s choicest eatery locations — but might be too much to che...
10:48, 08/07/2019

Trump drilling leases could create more climate pollution than EU does in a year US has offered close to 378m acres of public lands and waters for oil and gas leasing since Trump took office through April 2019Donald Trump’s leases ...
14:16, 07/17/2019

Indian carrier Vistara leases 6 planes from BOC Aviation for local expansion Indian carrier Vistara, a joint venture between India's Tata Group and Singapore Airlines , said on Friday it has leased six additional aircraft from ...
13:48, 05/24/2019

New Mexico official orders cancellation of Jeffrey Epstein land leases New Mexico's attorney general on Thursday called for the cancellation of state land leases to Jeffrey Epstein as his office investigated allegations t...
10:32, 08/30/2019

Green Privilege: Frontier Airlines Is Offering Free Flights to Passengers With 'Green' Last Names Looking to sneak away for a cheap, last-minute summer vacay? Looks like Frontier Airlines may have you covered—if your last name is “Green” or “Greene...
13:18, 08/11/2019

Exclusive: Foreign government leases at Trump World Tower stir more emoluments concerns The U.S. State Department allowed at least seven foreign governments to rent luxury condominiums in New York's Trump World Tower in 2017 without appro...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Trump administration set to sell leases this year for drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The Trump administration took a final step Thursday toward selling leases for companies to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, relea...
05:18, 09/13/2019

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during ...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Sources: CBA talks to ramp up for NFL, NFLPA Talks on a new collective bargaining agreement are expected to intensify as the NFL and the NFLPA push for a new deal before the 2019 regular season....
00:00, 07/03/2019

U.S. military likely to ramp up operations against Taliban: U.S. general The U.S. military is likely to accelerate the pace of its operations in Afghanistan to counter an increase in Taliban attacks, a senior U.S. general s...
00:32, 09/10/2019

US will ramp up Russia sanctions: Rick Perry The Trump administration is likely to continue tightening its sanctions on Russia for its 2014 annexation of Crimea, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said ...
03:32, 09/01/2019

Toyota to ramp up EV plans with six global models Toyota will launch six global EV models on its e-TNGA platform Japanese firm accelerates electrification programme, aims to work with partners to ra...
20:16, 06/07/2019

Iran prepares to ramp up uranium enrichment Iran has suggested that it will boost uranium enrichment to 5% — well above the 3.67% cap set under the 2015 nuclear deal. Tehran has begun to row bac...
23:32, 07/06/2019

Ford, GM ramp up plans for electric pickups Ford and GM have more than one reason to take chances on electric pickups -- a concept that some analysts and industry executives say could be a small...
19:00, 09/13/2019

South Sudan struggling to ramp up oil production after war JUBA, South Sudan — Oil-rich South Sudan is struggling to increase production of crude several months after the end of its civil war and the political...
00:32, 05/30/2019

U.S. to ramp up rapid deportations with sweeping new rule The Trump administration said on Monday it will expand and speed up deportations of migrants who enter the United States illegally by stripping away c...
01:16, 07/23/2019

Aaron Judge starting to ‘ramp up a little’ in Yankees rehab BALTIMORE — Aaron Judge didn’t swing a bat against a pitcher. Nor did he run the bases. Or make throws from right field to third base and home plate. ...
05:48, 05/22/2019

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their effor...
22:32, 06/13/2019

Macaskill on markets: Deutsche’s Autobahn escape ramp Questions about Deutsche Bank's restructuring multiply with each tactical shift, increasing the premium placed on any areas of real success – such...
22:16, 07/31/2019

Intel will ramp up 10nm CPU production in June, 7nm in 2021 Intel is nearly ready to ship 10-nanometer processors in large volumes -- no, for real this time. After years of delays, the semiconductor giant has ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Fracking Buzzwords Evolve, From 'Ramp Up' to 'Capital Discipline' Shale executives are changing the words they use to talk up their prospects, in a linguistic evolution that broadly reflects the industry’s efforts to...
04:32, 09/10/2019

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is ne...
23:48, 05/28/2019

After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded fir...
14:48, 07/31/2019

SpaceX broadband testing to ramp up with launch of dozens of satellites Enlarge / A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in the hangar after a flight in April 2017. (credit: SpaceX) SpaceX will launch dozens of demonstration broadband...
21:16, 05/09/2019

US House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to adopt a resolution intended to intensify its impeachment probe of President Donald T...
20:48, 09/12/2019

Mexico to ramp up southern border infrastructure to tackle migration Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to make a success of a deal struck last week with the ...
17:48, 06/11/2019

German EU election results ramp up pressure on Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially ac...
22:00, 05/26/2019

Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Congress to Start Impeachment Hearings Liberal activists are ramping up pressure on Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, despite continued reservations from Spe...
23:48, 06/05/2019

U.S. House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thur...
01:48, 09/13/2019

UK, EU ramp up Brexit talks as Parliament suspension backlash grows Britain's Boris Johnson said the UK and EU need to "step up the tempo" with bi-weekly Brexit talks. Germany expects a no-deal exit — and the governmen...
23:32, 08/30/2019

Bentley's coachbuilding arm Mulliner to ramp up with ultra-exclusive model Another Mulliner special, the Continental GT Number 9 Edition by Mulliner, was shown at Geneva A near one-off model, primed to cost in excess of £1m...
02:00, 05/30/2019

8 European nations urge EU to ramp up climate change fight The leaders of eight European countries are calling for the European Union to take stronger action to fight climate change by pledging to cut greenhou...
08:16, 05/09/2019

DHS to Ramp Up Social Media Monitoring of People Entering the Country The Department of Homeland Security is stepping up the government’s existing program of demanding people entering the country hand over the details of...
04:48, 09/08/2019

Norsk Hydro shares jump as Brazil operations ramp up Aluminum producer Norsk Hydro has managed to ramp up operations at its Alunorte refinery in Brazil despite a cyber attack in March, the firm said on T...
14:00, 07/23/2019

World leaders set to discuss how to ramp up climate change efforts The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts ...
23:00, 09/10/2019

Florida driver seen dragging deputy over 100 yards on interstate on-ramp is charged A Florida driver has been charged with attempted murder of a law enforcement officer and aggravated assault after police video showed him dragging a S...
02:48, 07/01/2019

Democrats ramp up pressure on Trump as Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime' Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney Genera...
02:48, 05/03/2019

Trump says Taliban talks 'dead,' U.S. military to ramp up Afghanistan operations U.S. President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders dead on Monday, while the general in charge said the U.S. military is ...
05:00, 09/10/2019

Thief who dove off ramp on Brooklyn Bridge to avoid arrest has died A thief who dove from an off-ramp on the Brooklyn Bridge to flee cops — yelling “I’m not going back to jail!” — has died, The Post h...
23:48, 05/26/2019

Democrat-led House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment investigation The committee says the resolution is similar to procedural votes taken at the beginning of the impeachment investigations into Presidents Richard Nixo...
21:48, 09/12/2019

Two young hikers vanished in Hawaii, authorities ramp up search efforts Two young hikers — a local on his first solo excursion and a tourist from California — vanished from two Hawaiian islands within about a m...
18:16, 09/10/2019

Hoyer urges subpoena for Mueller, as Dems ramp up calls for testimony House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday that lawmakers should issue a subpoena for Robert Mueller if he declines to voluntarily testify on Capi...
23:32, 06/04/2019

Israeli minister says Iran's enrichment ramp moderate but a 'march' towards bomb Israel's energy minister described as moderate on Sunday an announced increase of Iranian uranium enrichment but accused Tehran of breaking out of int...
12:32, 07/07/2019

Robbery suspect critically injured after jumping off Brooklyn Bridge ramp A man committed a robbery in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood Saturday night, but was in critical condition after jumping from an off ramp of the B...
08:48, 05/26/2019

Biden ties Trump's 'toxic tongue' to U.S. shootings as Democrats ramp up criticism Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden on Wednesday accused Republican President Donald Trump of fueling the white supremacy blamed for severa...
19:48, 08/07/2019

3.7 million lives could be saved by 2025 if health services ramp up nutrition actions: WHO If governments boost their focus on healthier eating, 3.7 million deaths could be prevented by the year 2025, according to the World Health Organizati...
20:16, 09/04/2019

Sen. Sinema and fellow corporate-welfare fans try to ramp up the Export-Import Bank Corporate welfare is on the march on Capitol Hill. A bipartisan posse of lawmakers has proposed a bill to expand the Export-Import Bank (a federal age...
04:16, 07/31/2019

Canada needs to ramp up ocean protection by 30% to give marine animals ‘hope of survival’: report The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says in a report that while there has been progress in recent years, recommendations from international scie...
21:16, 06/03/2019

‘Know your rights’: Immigration advocates, attorneys ramp up efforts ahead of planned mass ICE raid Immigration advocates and lawyers have ramped up efforts to combat widespread raids threatened by the Trump administration by sharing information with...
04:32, 07/12/2019

China June coal output hits record high as miners ramp up ahead of summer China's coal output rose in June from the previous month to a record high, official data showed on Monday, as miners ramped up production to ensure su...
08:00, 07/15/2019

Relief efforts ramp up amid fear of 'staggering' death toll in storm ravaged Bahamas Charities, government agencies and even cruise ships loaded with supplies and volunteers rushed emergency aid to the storm-ravaged Bahamas on Saturday...
13:16, 09/07/2019

How Gun Control Groups Are Catching Up to the N.R.A. The gun lobby has structural advantages and a Senate aligned with its stance. But activists have increased financing and grass-roots energy as they pu...
04:00, 08/05/2019

Facebook Gets a New Look: Less Blue, More Groups A redesign of Facebook’s website and mobile app is geared partly toward steering users to participate in more group conversations as the company striv...
20:16, 04/30/2019

Far-right groups and Antifa face off in Portland A heavy police presence largely kept members of far-right groups separated from far-left, anti-fascist activists at a downtown park Saturday.  &...
12:00, 08/18/2019

Some Of EVE Online's Most Powerful Groups Are Heading For War EVE Online is infamous for many things: scams that leave their victims devastated, player-created empires that span the stars, and perhaps most for wa...
18:32, 05/23/2019

Here’s why your Facebook groups went secret overnight Over the last day, you may have noticed that several of your Facebook groups have switched their settings to “Secret,” for no apparent reason. That ma...
01:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort t...
12:16, 07/31/2019

Among Some Hate Groups, Porn Is Viewed as a Conspiracy Buried in the manifestoes of some extremists are attacks on the porn industry, which is blamed for their own struggles and what they perceive as socie...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, a...
07:32, 06/14/2019

Landlord groups planning lawsuit over new NY rent law The landlords are revolting. Two powerful landlord groups are hammering out a new lawsuit that they hope will overturn rent rules signed by Gov. Cuomo...
05:48, 06/25/2019

Tuberculosis rates down in most U.S. children, but still high in some groups (Reuters Health) - Over the past decade, the number of children and teens in the U.S diagnosed with tuberculosis has decreased by nearly half, accordi...
08:48, 09/03/2019

Muslim groups apologize for video: Mistake 'ours to own' Muslim leaders in Philadelphia are apologizing for an event last month at which children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about beheadings an...
02:16, 05/16/2019

Climate groups call for SUVs to be banned Climate groups including Greenpeace and Deutsche Umwelthilfe called on Monday for sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) to be banned as part of a wider campai...
16:48, 09/09/2019

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January's inauguration of ...
02:48, 06/14/2019

Pro-China Groups Step Up Offensive To Win Over Taiwan When Taiwanese businessman Jhang Yun-nan wanted to find buyers for his company's new cleaning products in China, he turned to an unconventional channe...
07:16, 06/26/2019

Environmental groups sue over offshore drilling rule changes NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental groups are challenging what they view as the Trump administration’s decision to weaken critical safety rules cr...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Lyft donates $150,000 in rides to immigration groups across US Company will match rider donations to Raices, which provides legal aid to immigrantsThe ride-hailing company Lyft will be donating $150,000 in ride cr...
01:32, 07/02/2019

NSA vs. civil liberties groups on phone surveillance U.S. intelligence officials have asked Congress to permanently extend a controversial program that has allowed the National Security Agency to collect...
10:16, 09/06/2019

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON -Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton OH, Moms De...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Teams could ask FIA F3 to use qualifying groups to avoid congestion FIA Formula 3 Championship teams could try to persuade the series to use qualifying groups to avoid congested qualifying sessions, Autosport has learn...
14:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. Open TV info, tee times, groups to watch The U.S. Open starts Thursday at Pebble Beach, the famed northern California course that is hosting the tournament for the sixth time. Here’s what you...
14:48, 06/11/2019

Muslim groups apologize for video: Mistake ‘ours to own’ PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Muslim leaders in Philadelphia are apologizing for an event last month at which children were captured on video speaking in Arabic...
23:00, 05/15/2019

German police raid suspected far-right groups The police said the targets were suspected members of the banned group Storm Brigade. Police confirmed the raids took place in four German states and ...
13:16, 07/30/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans ne...
01:32, 05/25/2019

Rights groups: Egyptian-Palestinian activist must be freed Three human rights groups are urging Egyptian authorities to immediately release Egyptian-Palestinian activist Rami Shaath, who was arrested last mont...
15:01, 08/30/2019

U.S. abortion rights groups fight new Missouri law in court Opponents of a new law in Missouri restricting most abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy will ask a federal judge on Monday to stop the law from t...
19:00, 08/26/2019

Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of international aid groups say conditions in Syria’s northwest have reached “crisis point” and are calling for...
14:32, 05/17/2019

Marches by far-right, anti-fascist groups lead to clashes PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Competing demonstrations spilled into the streets of downtown Portland on Saturday, with fights breaking out in places as marche...
01:32, 06/30/2019

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been...
20:32, 05/16/2019

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like race...
09:32, 07/10/2019

Marginalized groups hit hardest by inequality and stigma in cities Millicent Auma Otieno, a Kenya-based human rights and community activist, campaigns on behalf of women and persons with disabilities who face stigmati...
05:32, 08/27/2019

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron's government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent...
20:48, 06/13/2019

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities of...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Groups bringing national reparations debate to Detroit DETROIT (AP) — Two national organizations pushing for federal legislation on reparations for descendants of African American slaves are bringing their...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Modi government freezes ads placed in three Indian newspaper groups India's government has cut off advertisements to at least three major newspaper groups in a move that executives and an opposition leader said was lik...
16:00, 06/28/2019

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supportin...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Groups call on Pelosi, Dems to do more to impeach Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Progressive groups are expressing “deep disappointment” over House Democrats’ unwillingness to start impeachment p...
07:16, 06/04/2019

Tax groups cheer new trucking rule, to save $274M A tweak to rules governing the time truckers must rest is winning cheers from tax reform and conservative groups because it could save consumers $274 ...
20:16, 09/03/2019

Crowdfunding for surgery is a 'distressing' trend, medical groups say ‘Something is seriously wrong if a terminally ill girl with a brain tumour has to raise $120,000,’ one doctor saysTwo of Australia’s leading health bo...
13:00, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Tariff agreement hailed by business groups WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and U.S. trade tariffs (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Mexico’s National Chamber of the Iron...
15:32, 05/18/2019

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Afr...
05:00, 07/18/2019

US business groups relieved Mexican tariffs averted The nation's leading business groups expressed relief Saturday over the White House's announcement it had reached a deal with Mexico and would be drop...
00:00, 06/09/2019

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an in...
22:32, 06/12/2019

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech ...
10:00, 05/22/2019

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Facebook takes down far-right groups days before Spanish election Investigation uncovered networks reaching 1.7m people that were spreading fake newsFacebook has taken down several networks that were spreading far-ri...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Consumer groups call for FTC investigation into Tesla's Autopilot The Center for Auto Safety accused Tesla of "making their owners believe that a Tesla with ‘Autopilot' is an autonomous vehicle capable of self-drivin...
19:48, 07/25/2019

ISIS makes inroads with militant groups in Congo The caliphate may be gone in Iraq and Syria but ISIS is rebranding and finding new places to terrorize, this time in the Democratic Republic of the Co...
17:16, 05/01/2019

Business groups urge new PM to back Heathrow plan Boris Johnson is facing his first substantive challenge from Britain's business community with a demand that he ditches his long-standing opposition t...
14:00, 07/25/2019

Right, left wing groups conduct competing D.C. rallies WASHINGTON - More than 200 Trump supporters from Proud Boys, an alt-right group, and a larger number of counterprotesters confronted each other at the...
19:00, 07/07/2019

Sri Lankan army probes possible additional extremist groups Sri Lanka's army chief says other groups of Islamic extremists could be operating in the country independent of the one that carried out Easter Sunday...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Public groups stepping up e-commerce retail efforts The U.S. public dealership groups are deepening their investment in e-commerce initiatives to help customers go further in buying -- or selling -- a c...
06:16, 04/29/2019

Facebook Can Turn User Groups Into Gold Mines As Facebook pivots to private user groups, investors might bear in mind that corralling users into groups defined by race, geography, stage of life an...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Antifa and Far-Right Groups Face Off in Portland as Trump Weighs In Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very clo...
23:32, 08/18/2019

Pinterest will only surface legitimate vaccine info from health groups Pinterest is doubling down on its efforts to prevent the spread of anti-vaxxer misinformation on its social media network. Starting today, when Pinter...
22:16, 08/28/2019

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights organizations, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions i...
18:16, 06/28/2019

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Enda...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but experts...
15:32, 07/07/2019

Portland Protests: Far-Right Groups and Antifa Face Off as Trump Weighs In Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very clo...
04:00, 08/18/2019

Voter signup groups say Tennessee penalties change landscape NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Voter registration groups and civil rights advocates say the penalties created by a new Tennessee law could force them to reth...
02:48, 05/04/2019

Trump urges faith-based groups to support his re-election bid President Trump on Wednesday urged faith-based groups to get behind his 2020 re-election campaign because he said everything can change “very qu...
22:48, 06/26/2019

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republi...
05:16, 05/31/2019

Facebook says private groups are its future. Some are hubs for misinformation and hate. Facebook’s new strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly butting up against the company’s capacity to monitor those...
21:32, 07/05/2019

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of ...
01:32, 05/25/2019

Pak Continues To Back Anti-India Terrorist Groups, Says US Think-Tank Pakistan continues to sponsor terror outfits that launched deadly attacks in India because Islamabad has "paid no price for its perfidy", a prominent ...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Labor Groups Press New York to Protect App-Based Workers Buoyed by legislative passage of a bill in California, unions in New York are pushing to change state law to extend employment protections for app-bas...
11:48, 09/16/2019

The parents using Facebook groups to reclaim their murdered kids' legacies Following their children’s deaths, parents are using social media groups to share stories, find justice and process their griefSign up for the project...
00:48, 08/20/2019

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union. ...
19:48, 05/30/2019

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic ...
01:48, 06/12/2019

Iraqi leaders condemn air raids targeting paramilitary groups Iraqi President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Monday condemned air strikes on Sunday that hit bases and weapons depots belonging...
02:32, 08/27/2019

Liberal groups sue over Trump administration's conscience objection rule A collection of legal groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over new rules that protect medical workers with religious objections from being fo...
04:32, 05/29/2019

Other racial groups 'look alike because of visual and neural processes' – study Research based on limited sample of 20 white participants claims brain ‘de-individuates’ other groupsThe common perception that people from other raci...
22:16, 07/01/2019

Olympics: U.S. groups investigated on handling of sex-abuse claims - report The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Friday it was cooperating with government inquires after it was reported U.S. agenc...
16:48, 09/14/2019

Cuban gay rights groups hold unauthorized march in Havana Gay rights activists using social media organized an unauthorized march down eight blocks of one of Havana’s main thoroughfares before they were stopp...
01:16, 05/12/2019

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent ab...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Tracking online hate groups reveals why they’re resilient to bans Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Social networks have struggled to figure out how to handle issues like threats of violence and the presen...
07:16, 08/25/2019

Rights groups call for investigation of killing of Pakistani activists Human rights groups have called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of three people by the military during a protest by ethnic minority Pashtun peo...
13:48, 05/28/2019

Pak Action Against Terror Groups Post Pulwama Attack Still Reversible: US Pakistan has taken some steps against terror groups post the Pulwama attack but they are still reversible, a top US official said on Wednesday, urging...
12:00, 06/13/2019

IMDb alters birth name policy following criticism from LGBTQ+ groups IMDb will allow people in the entertainment industry to remove their birth names from the site. The move follows criticism from several LGBTQ+ groups ...
23:03, 08/13/2019

UEFA plans closed-off Champions League with 8-team groups GENEVA (AP) — UEFA is considering a proposal to change the Champions League in 2024 by creating eight-team groups kicking off in August, and narrow th...
23:32, 05/09/2019

World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day UN chief António Guterres called for an end to the persecution of religious groups on Thursday, the first ever International Day Commemorating the Vic...
02:16, 08/23/2019

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worse...
07:16, 08/16/2019

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injur...
19:48, 07/07/2019

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endange...
08:16, 08/23/2019

Three Thais accused of insulting king have disappeared: rights groups Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Frida...
11:00, 05/10/2019

Gun control groups spend over $2 million on ads since shootings while NRA talks to Trump Gun control advocacy groups are ramping up their digital outreach in the wake of mass shootings. They've spent over $2 million on digital and TV ...
20:16, 08/15/2019

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing critici...
02:16, 08/15/2019

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete off...
02:16, 07/10/2019

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candida...
22:32, 06/06/2019

Facebook will allow patients in support groups to post questions anonymously Facebook will now offer a special designation for patient groups and allow administrators to post questions and other content on a member's behal...
20:48, 04/30/2019

Rights groups challenge warrantless cellphone searches at U.S. border U.S. officials at ports of entry improperly contend they are entitled to confiscate and search travelers' cellphones and other devices without warrant...
00:32, 05/01/2019

Didn't Tell The Truth; 40 Terror Groups Were Operating In Pak: Imran Khan Successive governments in Pakistan did not tell the truth to the United States, in particular in the last 15 years, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Kha...
07:32, 07/24/2019

After Ministry Snub, Navjot Sidhu Left Out Of 8 Advisory Groups Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been left out of eight consultative groups formed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to expedite implementation ...
04:32, 06/09/2019

Watch: Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the ...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Google changes policy to block misleading ads for anti-abortion groups A certification process would require organizations to identify themselves as either providing or not providing abortionsGoogle changed its advertisin...
09:32, 05/21/2019

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “...
04:48, 06/23/2019

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan fro...
17:16, 06/06/2019

Indian leftist groups protest US secretary of state’s visit NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of supporters of left-wing groups have marched in India’s capital to protest a visit by the U.S. secretary of state an...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Veteran groups rally across country with contract negotiations underway TUCSON – Veteran Affairs employees across the country are holding rallies and meetings to inform the public about current contract negotiations....
06:32, 06/06/2019

Public dealership groups: Small in number, huge in clout Public ownership of big dealership groups helped transform an industry made up mostly of self-funded small businesses into one flush with cash from bi...
10:16, 05/20/2019

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom fe...
01:32, 06/10/2019

New trade minister Liz Truss had private talks in US with libertarian groups Fears for weakening of UK’s food safety and animal welfare standards in any deal with AmericaThe cabinet minister in charge of negotiating a new US tr...
21:32, 08/04/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a pri...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Will Continue Efforts To Bring Terror Groups To Justice: India India has welcomed the listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN, nearly a decade after it first pushed for banni...
20:16, 05/01/2019

Charlottesville victim sues white nationalist groups, leaders An Ohio man says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr. at the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally. Fields, Richard Spencer named in suit. ...
18:16, 05/21/2019

Lao activist latest asylum-seeker to go missing in Thailand: right groups A political activist from Laos who fled to Thailand has gone missing after seeking refugee status with the United Nations, the latest in a series of d...
09:00, 09/06/2019

Women’s groups want admitted harasser Barry Grodenchik to resign Women’s groups and their supporters are calling for Queens legislator Barry Grodenchik’s head, saying the City Council didn’t go far...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Medical groups warn climate change is a ‘health emergency’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of medical and public health groups are aligning to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate change, blun...
14:32, 06/24/2019

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.  &...
20:48, 05/24/2019

North Korean hacking groups and copycats are going after financial institutions State-sponsored and criminal actors are mounting a wide array of cyber attacks against the global finance industry with an aim to steal data and sabot...
20:48, 08/01/2019

Pinterest will direct vaccine searches to major health groups Pinterest Inc users searching for vaccine-related information will be shown results from leading public health groups, in an effort to combat health m...
04:16, 08/29/2019

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from va...
01:00, 06/14/2019

Army To Roll Out Integrated Battle Groups Along Border With Pak: Report The Indian Army is planning to raise Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) along the borders with Pakistan that will help it carry out swift strikes in case...
21:16, 06/19/2019

Facebook, Instagram close accounts of Italian neo-fascist groups Facebook and Instagram on Monday blocked the social media accounts of two Italian neo-fascist groups and some of their activists because they had viol...
20:48, 09/09/2019

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers a...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Humanitarian conditions in northwest Syria at ‘crisis point’: aid groups Some 70 aid groups called for an immediate end to the fighting. They said that the violence has displaced an estimated 180,000 people in the last two ...
03:48, 05/18/2019

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the sepa...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Two groups, one backed by China's Fosun, reportedly bid for NMC Health stake Two groups, including one backed by China's Fosun, have made competing offers to buy a 40% stake in London-listed NMC Health worth up to $1.9 bil...
13:00, 08/22/2019

Rights groups sue over U.S. decision to hold asylum seekers without bond Immigrant rights groups asked a U.S. court on Thursday to reverse a Trump administration decision that allows asylum seekers who cross the border ille...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report ...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to C...
18:48, 07/20/2019

Venezuela's neighbors accuse Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia The Lima Group regional bloc on Friday accused the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting "terrorist groups" in Colombia, kee...
04:16, 05/04/2019

European Parliament Opens Amid Protests From Anti-EU and Separatist Groups The newly elected European Parliament got off to a somewhat tumultuous start on Tuesday as protests from anti-EU, anti-Brexit and Catalan-separatist g...
20:48, 07/02/2019

Saudi king: Iran-backed groups threaten global oil supplies Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned that Iran's aggression is a "grave danger" to the security of maritime traffic. Iran said it regretted the king'...
10:32, 06/01/2019

Chemnitzer FC sack captain for 'openly displaying' sympathy for neo-Nazi groups Daniel Frahn watched Saturday’s game with far-right fansIn March he joined a tribute to deceased hooliganThe German third division team Chemnitzer FC ...
19:00, 08/05/2019

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Raising the minimum wage to $15 could cost 1.3 million jobs, according to an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office.     ...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Patient groups push back against Gilead's pricey HIV prevention treatment Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces ...
14:48, 08/07/2019

Biofuel plan faces fresh backlash from U.S. agricultural trade groups U.S. agricultural trade groups on Friday told the Trump administration a proposed biofuel reform package falls short of expectations, four sources fam...
03:32, 09/07/2019

Canada’s drug supply threatened by growing U.S. demand, groups argue Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Democrat presidential candidate, has announced plans to accompany diabetics this weekend to Canada to buy life-saving insulin, ...
02:16, 07/27/2019

Environmental groups say Premier Jason Kenney’s ‘war room’ threats won’t distract them "The war room makes for good theatre, but the people who follow this closely are going to look at this as amateur hour," said Keith Stewart of Greenpe...
18:00, 05/19/2019

Researchers propose aggressive new method to eradicate online hate groups A team of researchers from George Washington University and the University of Miami recently published the results of a study to determine the ecologi...
01:16, 08/23/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the f...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Consumer groups accuse Amazon of illegally collecting data on children The groups allege Echo Dot Kids Edition collects voice recordings of users under 13. identifying information on users under 13 and that the system’s p...
06:32, 05/09/2019

Fertility App Downloaded by Thousands Is Reportedly Funded by Anti-Abortion Groups Period tracking apps aren’t anything new, but recently, a few have been subject to greater scrutiny regarding their privacy, and efficacy—especially t...
21:32, 05/30/2019

Report: Hundreds of Police Officers Belong to Racist Facebook Groups Investigative journalists have discovered hundreds of law enforcement officers around the country who are active in members-only Facebook groups that ...
19:16, 06/15/2019

U.S. anti-abortion groups plot course from state capitals to Supreme Court Anti-abortion advocacy groups have pushed hard in recent months for the passage of bills to restrict or even ban the procedure outright at the state l...
03:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger - WSJ Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, the Wall Street Journal report...
08:48, 05/01/2019

Canadian groups appeal decision not to stay Quebec ban on religious symbols Two Canadian civil liberties groups said on Tuesday they filed an appeal in a Montreal court to a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban...
00:16, 07/24/2019

Business groups warn Trump's new tariffs on Mexico jeopardize USMCA The nation's leading business trade associations warned that President's Trump's decision to slap tariffs on Mexico to force it to halt mass immigrati...
21:32, 05/31/2019

Conservation, animal rights groups sue Trump over weakening U.S. wildlife protections Environmental and animal rights groups on Wednesday sued the Trump administration over its proposal to revise the U.S. Endangered Species Act, seeking...
03:32, 08/22/2019

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on ...
21:32, 05/31/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak u...
17:32, 05/21/2019

German groups lose GMO soybean battle to Monsanto at top European court The European Court of Justice dismissed an action brought by three German NGOs against the authorization of genetically modified soy products. The NGO...
14:48, 09/12/2019

Lima Group accuses Maduro of protecting 'terrorist groups' in Colombia The Lima Group regional bloc, which supports the opposition in Venezuela, accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting "terrorist groups"...
23:48, 05/03/2019

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future hea...
01:32, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protest groups Demonstrators break into multiple fronts in attempt to outrun police across cityHong Kong has been gripped by another night of violence after a peacef...
11:35, 08/11/2019

Maori groups are protesting in New Zealand over child removals and use of sacred land Maori groups in New Zealand are taking to the streets to protest family separations carried out by the child welfare agency and a planned development ...
04:48, 08/01/2019

Woman with cancer dies in UAE jail after rights groups, U.N. call for release A woman with terminal cancer who was serving a 10-year prison sentence in the United Arab Emirates has died in jail, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday...
16:32, 05/05/2019

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada t...
10:48, 08/08/2019

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victorie...
02:16, 06/28/2019

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about th...
14:48, 07/13/2019

GOP Groups Suspend Twitter Spending After McConnell Campaign Account Is Frozen President Trump’s campaign and other prominent Republican groups said they are temporarily freezing spending on Twitter after the social-media platfor...
05:48, 08/09/2019

Health groups appeal decision on Trump administration Obamacare alternatives Seven medical groups have appealed a decision that let the Trump administration offer less costly and less robust medical coverage as an alternative t...
00:16, 07/30/2019

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in w...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Trump administration's California fracking plan is 'dangerous,' environmental groups say The Trump administration's plan to open up more than 1 million additional acres of public and private land in California to fracking is raising a...
20:16, 05/03/2019

Civil rights groups sue Tennessee over law imposing new penalties on voter registration Civil rights groups in Tennessee have asked a federal court to block enforcement of a new state law that threatens to impose new penalties on voter-re...
20:32, 05/03/2019

US sanctions North Korean hacking groups it says stole millions around the world The U.S. Treasury on Friday sanctioned three hacking groups it says have links to North Korea's intelligence bureau and have stolen millions from bank...
01:32, 09/14/2019

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to...
04:00, 07/10/2019

BHP investors file resolution to cut funding for Australian coal lobby groups Several BHP Group shareholders, including the Church of England pension fund, are recommending the company suspend its membership in industry groups t...
05:00, 09/04/2019

Exclusive: Colombian armed groups recruiting desperate Venezuelans, army says Venezuela's crisis is spilling across the border into Colombia as Marxist rebels and right-wing paramilitaries recruit migrants to strengthen their ra...
13:16, 06/20/2019

Walmart says it will keep selling guns, even as advocacy groups and workers voice concerns Walmart says it won't change its policies, after a man with an assault rifle opened fire Saturday at a Walmart in El Paso, Tx., killing 22 people. Day...
01:32, 08/06/2019

The Supremes’ Mary Wilson: ‘We were one of the most fabulously dressed girl groups of all time’ Many of the outfits worn by the Motown greats have ended up in museums – but Wilson still has all three of these African-inspired gownsWe called these...
16:00, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 5-WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups * Informs U.S. law enforcement to help with investigation (Adds comment from Electronic Frontier Foundation, details on Israeli cyber surveillance com...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Head of Planned Parenthood groups departs, cites differences over abortion The leader of reproductive services provider Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its political arm said on Tuesday that she was leaving both ...
01:48, 07/17/2019

As satanic groups rise, Vatican opens up exorcism summit to non-Catholics With a rise in reported demonic possessions and devil worship in the era of social media, the Roman Catholic Church opened its doors to non-Catholics ...
21:48, 05/10/2019

Facebook urged to shut down groups selling fake Amazon reviews Dozens of Facebook groups have been promoting fake Amazon reviews despite a regulator warning the social media company about the practice, the consume...
16:32, 08/06/2019

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top le...
22:16, 06/02/2019

Rights Groups Sue After DeSantis Signs ‘Poll Tax’ Bill Targeting Former Felons Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law a bill that equates to a poll tax on former felons whose voting rights were restored last year by ...
07:16, 06/30/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ... Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's ban and four that passed heartbeat bills in 2019...
08:16, 05/16/2019

After pressure from LGBTQ groups, IMDb agrees to let users change birth names The weird irony of IMDb is that anyone can submit obviously bogus cast lists for upcoming movies that may or may not exist (throwing the entire purpos...
01:32, 08/14/2019

California, advocacy groups file lawsuit against Trump public charge rule The state of California and several advocacy groups filed separate lawsuits Friday against a rule that would deny lawful permanent status to immigrant...
06:48, 08/17/2019

Civil Liberties Groups Asks Judge To Block Trump Asylum Rule (WASHINGTON) — Civil liberties groups on Wednesday asked for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration’s effort to e...
19:00, 07/17/2019

| Ceasefire accords signed by armed ethnic groups in central Mali - officials Armed groups of the rival Fulani and Dogan ethnic communities in central Mali have signed accords to "cease hostilities", during a visit by the countr...
11:00, 08/06/2019

FOCUS-Patient groups push back against Gilead's pricey HIV prevention treatment Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces o...
00:48, 08/08/2019

Recalled infant sleepers still used at 1 in 10 childcare centers surveyed by public advocacy groups A new survey claims that many daycare centers — even in states that ban recalled products — are still using infant sleepers that have been pulled from...
21:48, 08/07/2019

Canada rights groups may appeal judge's decision not to stay ban on religious clothing Two Canadian civil rights organizations said on Thursday they have been allowed to appeal a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban https...
20:16, 08/01/2019

Community groups in Halifax and Dartmouth offer ‘heat relief’ to vulnerable populations Several community organizations in the Halifax Regional Municipality who are working together to reduce the negative health effects vulnerable populat...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Planned Parenthood groups announce departure of president, acting leader named Planned Parenthood Federation of America, a leading provider of reproductive services, and its political arm, the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, said...
00:48, 07/17/2019

Sri Lankan army defends rehiring major amid outcry from rights groups Sri Lanka's army on Thursday defended its decision to reinstate an intelligence official arrested in 2017 on suspicion he attacked journalists, saying...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Republican groups vow to stop buying Twitter ads until McConnell campaign account is unfrozen The Republican Senate and House campaign arms, along with the Republican National Committee and President Trump’s campaign, said Thursday they were wi...
19:16, 08/08/2019

Warren promises bigger role for liberal groups in setting trade policy Elizabeth Warren promised Monday that she would make federal trade policy more transparent and give a bigger role labor and environmental groups in se...
20:16, 07/29/2019

Top Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal Her 5-Year Sentence for Trying to Vote It was a case so unfair, it quickly became a go-to talking point to illuminate the criminal justice system’s deep racial inequities: Crystal Mason, a ...
11:16, 05/14/2019

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims fro...
00:48, 07/17/2019

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria bega...
04:00, 07/07/2019

Police make arrests as right-wing, anti-fascist groups rally in Portland Police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counte...
11:00, 08/18/2019

Iran-backed Hezbollah partnering with communist terror groups in Latin America Iran’s main proxy terrorist group is expanding in Latin America and networking with organized crime and other violent groups, according to U.S. and Ar...
03:32, 07/20/2019

LGBT groups in uproar after transgender woman in ICE custody dies on first day of pride month A transgender woman from El Salvador died in a Texas hospital Saturday shortly after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody a...
23:32, 06/03/2019

Hundreds of Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Reportedly Found in Extremist Facebook Groups Hundreds of current and former police officers and other law enforcement personnel are members of “Confederate, anti-Islam, misogynistic or anti-gover...
21:48, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, McGraw-Hill said on Wednesday....
12:32, 05/01/2019

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on ...
12:16, 06/01/2019

| Researchers find Facebook 'hosted' cybercriminal groups selling stolen info Facebook has housed dozens of cybercriminal groups that set up shop on the platform as online marketplaces to sell a variety of illegal services, such...
20:48, 04/28/2019

BHP board plays down investor demands to leave groups including Minerals Council BHP says shareholder resolution to leave industry groups at odds with climate stance is unnecessary, as review is under wayBHP’s board has rejected as...
02:01, 09/07/2019

U.S. agricultural groups say Trump biofuel reforms fall short of getting support: sources U.S. agricultural trade groups told Trump administration officials on Friday during a conference call that their proposed package of biofuel reforms f...
03:32, 09/07/2019

Trump's China Tariffs To Increase Cost Of Bible, Upsets Religious Groups The trade war that Donald Trump has initiated with China by imposing massive tariffs on the Chinese products has upset one of his core support bases, ...
10:16, 06/26/2019

A year after election triumph, Mexican president faces flak from business groups Mexico's president drew sharp rebukes about his performance from major business lobbies on Monday, the one-year anniversary of his landslide election ...
07:16, 07/02/2019

California Gov. Newsom facing new pressure from environmental groups to block drilling, fracking In the next few weeks California Gov. Gavin Newsom is slated to announce his administration’s energy policy strategy – and many environmental groups i...
22:00, 04/29/2019

Business groups slam China tariff hikes and call for end to trade war escalation The business community slammed the White House's announcement Friday that it was hiking tariffs on Chinese goods. Trade associations said the continui...
11:16, 08/24/2019

Jonathan Van Ness Demands More "Racial and Size" Diversity in LGBTQ Advocacy Groups If you see--or don't see--something, say something! After celebrating World Pride in New York City over the weekend, Jonathan Van Ness took to Instag...
02:32, 07/02/2019

Safety groups want FTC, state probes of Tesla's Autopilot system–and its marketing efforts Two consumer safety groups are calling for federal and state investigations of Tesla's semi-autonomous technology in the wake of several fatal cr...
23:16, 07/26/2019

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to ...
13:16, 06/13/2019

Meet the three North Korean hacking groups funding the country’s weapons programs Enlarge / Hacking for their home country, we guess. The Trump administration is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups widely accused of ca...
15:48, 09/14/2019

U.S. states, rights groups ask court to block bid to divert $1.5 billion toward Trump's wall Civil rights groups and 20 states asked a federal judge to prevent the Trump Administration from transferring $1.5 billion that Congress had approved ...
20:48, 05/30/2019

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline....
01:32, 07/05/2019

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within nin...
08:32, 06/04/2019

Oregon senator walkout: 'patriot' groups vow to protect Republicans who fled state Lawmakers were again a no-show at the state house to block the passage of landmark climate legislationMembers of rightwing “patriot movement” groups h...
02:00, 06/22/2019

Campaign groups accuse Total of breaching French corporate duty law in Uganda French and Ugandan campaign groups including Friends of the Earth have filed a legal notification with Total, claiming it has failed to address the hu...
21:32, 06/25/2019

For the First Time, an Expert Panel Is Recommending a Drug to Prevent High-Risk Groups From Getting HIV Over the past few decades, doctors and researchers have made admirable progress in controlling the spread of HIV, mainly by using anti-HIV drugs in po...
00:16, 06/12/2019

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Suprem...
03:48, 06/13/2019

Portland police keeping far-right protesters, antifa groups apart; violence avoided during rallies A heavy police presence kept members of the Proud Boys and other far-right groups separated from far-left activists at a downtown park Saturday. ...
12:00, 08/18/2019

WRAPUP 2-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on ...
21:32, 05/31/2019

Abortion Is Still Legal in All 50 States If the recent wave of six-week abortion bans has you utterly terrified and spitting mad, you’re not alone. But it’s important to remember that, as of ...
00:16, 05/18/2019

How to Find Out If Your Airbnb Is Legal In January, the city of New York filed a $21 million lawsuit against a ring of real estate brokers illegally renting out properties in the city to ove...
20:16, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 4-Canada appoints former McKinsey consultant envoy to China, business groups pleased Canada has appointed veteran business consultant Dominic Barton as ambassador to China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday, as the govern...
12:48, 09/05/2019

Europa League Groups 2019-20: Teams, dates and fixtures for this season's competition The 2019-20 Europa League draw has left Manchester United facing the prospect of a long trip east to Kazakhstan. while Arsenal must avoid any early sl...
19:00, 08/30/2019

Groups launch media literacy campaign to help young voters identify ‘fake news’ In the coming weeks, the group -- along with some 400 other organizations and individuals -- will launch a media literacy campaign of sorts, focusing ...
18:16, 08/24/2019

Who Real Madrid could draw in UEFA Champions League: Toughest and easiest groups, fixtures Zinedine Zidane will put his unblemished Champions League record to the test as Real Madrid this season look to re-establish themselves at Europe's to...
14:48, 08/28/2019

A Flurry of States Have Raised Their Smoking Ages. But Big Tobacco’s Involvement Has Some Health Groups Uneasy Momentum is growing for a nationwide movement to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21. Experts say the widespread and worrisome teen ...
21:48, 06/10/2019

Swastikas Carved at Prehistoric Sites in England by Neo-Nazi Groups that Worship Norse God Odin Neo-Nazi groups in England have been carrying out sinister torchlit rituals and carving swastikas into trees at ancient sites across the country. An i...
17:51, 08/11/2019

Business groups warn new Trump China tariffs threat hurts ability to plan President Trump’s threat to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods has hurt businesses' ability to plan, trade groups say, even though the...
01:32, 08/04/2019

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn awa...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Daily on Energy: GOP-aligned groups make the fiscal case for a carbon tax on Capitol Hill Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
19:48, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 3-Canada appoints former McKinsey consultant envoy to China, business groups pleased Canada has appointed veteran business consultant Dominic Barton as ambassador to China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday, as the govern...
23:48, 09/04/2019

‘It had nothing to do with us’: Restrictionist groups distance themselves from accused El Paso shooter, who shared similar views on immigrants Three Washington-based organizations have helped provide the intellectual and ideological framework for President Trump’s hard-line immigration agenda...
01:16, 08/09/2019

Mars, Nestlé and others were supplied by a Malaysian company using forced labor. Such imports should stop, groups say. Petitions filed with U.S. Customs and Border Protection ask for a ban on the Malaysian palm oil and any products containing it. Company officials say ...
22:48, 08/15/2019

Civil rights groups snub Barr meeting on police reform, despite past outcry Attorney General Bill Barr got a surprise this week when he hosted a listening session for civil rights groups supposedly concerned about the Justice ...
19:48, 06/06/2019

Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet cleric abuse victims, rights groups say Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church and intervene on their behalf, said international groups fi...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Russia, Iran, North Korea Launch Hundreds of Cyberattacks on U.S. Political Groups, Microsoft Says Suspected nation-state hackers from Russia, Iran and elsewhere have launched nearly 800 cyberattacks against political organizations over the past yea...
03:16, 07/18/2019

America's Leading Medical Groups Declare ‘Public Health Emergency’ Over Climate Change Climate change is set to make us sicker. There are wildfires and their air pollution; insects and the diseases they spread. There’s drought and the co...
03:48, 06/25/2019

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Handicapping the league's most intriguing receiver groups Who should you draft first in Minnesota? What about with the Rams? Dave Richard evaluates all the non-obvious receiving corps to make a call on who sh...
03:16, 08/08/2019

Nearly 1,000 greyhound racing dogs died last year in England, welfare groups call to end sport Nearly 1,000 greyhound racing dogs either died or were killed last year in England, leading animal welfare charities to call for an end to the sport i...
20:32, 06/16/2019

Some CBD extracts are totally legal, DEA confirms Enlarge / A marijuana leaf. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) The US Drug Enforcement Administration cleared the air around cannabis Monday, reaffirming i...
02:00, 08/27/2019

Has legal cannabis killed the bong? Under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more than bongs – but health-conscious users who prefer to vape don’t have much ...
08:16, 05/27/2019

CBD still not legal in food for humans or animals, FDA says A roomful of natural products professionals and CBD entrepreneurs heard the bad news in Denver from a spokesperson: The U.S. FDA still considers CBD a...
03:16, 08/17/2019

Bayer Says Monsanto's PR Tactics Were Legal Monsanto’s past public-relations tactics in Europe didn’t break the law, according to a report commissioned by Bayer, in its latest effort to clear th...
17:48, 09/05/2019

Are electric scooters legal? Know the law where you live Electric scooters are a relatively new way to travel, and the law is still catching up with the technology.Wherever you live, it’s unlikely tha...
22:00, 06/10/2019

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general cou...
21:16, 05/20/2019

The Legal System Is a Financial Market Harvard University is investing money in an outside firm that funds promising lawsuits, then takes a cut of the winnings. This strategy is spectacular...
17:48, 06/26/2019

Duped by a Robocall From Overseas? It Was Legal The FCC will vote Thursday on extending a ban on faking caller information for malicious purposes—which currently applies only to calls originating in...
14:48, 08/01/2019

Brabham Wants Its Next Car to be Street Legal and Cost Less The Brabham name came back to the fore a couple of years ago with the announcement of the BT62, an exceedingly fast track car with a huge $1.3 million...
06:16, 05/29/2019

The legal ins and outs of the UK Porn Block The Government has announced that as of 15 July 2019, qualifying websites which host pornography will be required to implement age verification p...
13:16, 05/08/2019

Investments, legal charge put brakes on BMW BMW's first-quarter operating profit fell 78 percent to 589 million euros, despite higher deliveries of luxury vehicles, as the carmaker felt the effe...
16:00, 05/07/2019

House Oversight Committee seeks documents related to secret CBP Facebook groups that ridiculed migrants The move suggests that the panel’s chairman, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, is not backing down from his investigations despite the president’s recent attac...
19:16, 07/31/2019

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 90s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual ass...
02:48, 08/24/2019

Tories accuse Liberals of playing politics by stripping references to religious groups from terror report Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said the government removed the terms "Sikh," "Sunni" and "Shia" from the report when referring to extremism to a...
03:32, 05/14/2019

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Liberal dark money groups mull secret progressive judge list to counteract Trump Liberal dark money groups are working to come up with a secret list of progressive judges who will fill the courts if a Democrat wins in the 2020 pres...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Arsenal and Chelsea fan groups plan Uefa talks after Europa League Final venue farce Prominent fans groups from Arsenal and Chelsea are seeking talks with Uefa to avoid a repeat of the farce that has left both London clubs returning th...
13:32, 05/28/2019

France will not back down on digital tax despite US legal threats Finance minister hopes to agree global action on tech giants at G7 meeting this weekFrance will not back down in the face of US threats of legal actio...
23:16, 07/16/2019

Pakistani PM threatens legal action against tax evaders ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister says tax evaders who fail to declare their wealth and pay taxes will face legal action. Imran Khan de...
10:32, 06/10/2019

Whistleblowers to take legal action against Labour Party Two former Labour officials who criticised the party's handling of cases of alleged antisemitism are planning to take legal action against the party....
11:48, 07/14/2019

US women prepare for future without legal abortion As US states make it ever more difficult to get an abortion, pro-choice activists gear up for court battles. Many are also bracing for a "post-Roe" Am...
10:48, 06/20/2019

Uncertain ‘legal pot’ bill still smoldering in Albany Long-stalled efforts to legalize marijuana in New York state gained new life Tuesday as state Senators signaled progress towards a tentative agreement...
05:32, 06/19/2019

Voluntary euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Voluntary euthanasia has become legal in an Australian state more than 20 years after the country repealed the world’...
09:48, 06/19/2019

Bury consider legal action against EFL over club’s expulsion • Club say EFL ignored deadline to explain its decision• Bury insist three viable bids arrived before TuesdayRepresentatives of Bury are considering l...
07:32, 08/31/2019

EU threatens legal steps against Romania over rule of law The European Commission said on Monday it would take legal action against Romania unless it reversed measures that undermine the independence of its c...
18:16, 05/13/2019

One year into legal U.S. sports betting: What have we learned? Pro sports leagues and media companies partnering with casinos, nearly $8 billion wagered and plenty of mistakes. Here's what we've learned in a year ...
22:48, 05/14/2019

Key events in the Julian Assange legal saga Swedish prosecutors say they are reopening a rape case against Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, a month after he was remov...
13:00, 05/13/2019

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in fede...
22:00, 06/16/2019

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while...
04:32, 06/15/2019

Owners of DQ’d Derby winner considering legal options The owners of disqualified Kentucky Derby winner Maximum Security are evaluating their legal options after an appeal of the decision was denied by the...
02:32, 05/10/2019

Missouri may become only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the licens...
03:32, 05/29/2019

Missouri May Become Only US State Without Access To Legal Abortions Missouri is poised this week to become the only US state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license ...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than h...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Topshop's US landlords withdraw legal challenge Topshop owner Arcadia's restructuring plans are back on track, after the landlord of its flagship stores in New York withdrew its legal challenge to t...
05:00, 08/28/2019

GamesBeat Decides 121: Under legal threat, Nintendo does what’s right On the latest GamesBeat Decides, all it takes to make Nintendo act is a class-action lawsuit. And siding against Marina in Splatoon 2 makes Mike mad.R...
04:16, 07/27/2019

Qualcomm Faces Legal, Chinese Headwinds Qualcomm is poised to report a year-over-year revenue slump and lower earnings. Investors will look for updates on the chip maker’s Federal Trade Comm...
16:16, 07/31/2019

Abortion ban igniting legal, political battles In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supr...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Matt Gaetz Is In Mounting Legal Trouble Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz—a racist, conspiracy theory spreading, maniac—spent the bulk of his Wednesday morning ranting and raving during a H...
21:16, 05/08/2019

Musk, SEC settle legal dustup over his Tweets Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the SEC settled a legal dispute over how Musk posts news about the EV maker, avoiding a decision by a federal judge in New Yor...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Liberal groups sue over Trump administration’s conscience objection rule Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 1990s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual ass...
04:48, 08/23/2019

States seek to block Trump 'public charge' immigrant rule as groups warn it could harm economy The "public charge" rule could have a negative effect on the economy as millions of legal immigrants are scared off public assistance, advocacy groups...
19:48, 08/28/2019

The Mueller Report will be read in its entirety over 24 hours in New York this weekend in an event organized by local theater groups Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A reading of all 448-pages of the Mueller Report is taking place in Queens, New York on Saturday and Sunday. Beginning ...
21:32, 06/01/2019

Mount Everest death spike: Inexperienced climbers, competitive tour groups, bad weather window to blame, experts believe An American climber became the latest to perish after reaching the world's tallest summit on Monday amid concerns that overcrowding on Mount Everest i...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Leading Civil Rights Groups Call Facebook's Latest Internal Audit 'Woefully Inadequate' to Address Hate Facebook on Sunday issued the first major update of 2019 on the progress of its ongoing civil rights audit, spurred more a year ago by a sharp upsurge...
04:32, 07/01/2019

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-...
00:00, 06/06/2019

VW shrugs off $1.12 billion legal hit with higher quarterly SUV sales Volkswagen Group said its first-quarter earnings before interest and taxes fell to 3.9 billion euros ($4.37 billion) from 4.2 billion a year earlier....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Puerto Rico's new governor faces legal challenge Puerto Rico's newly installed governor and its Senate president faced off on Tuesday in written arguments submitted to the island's supreme court, whi...
19:48, 08/07/2019

| Facebook to block discriminatory ads in ‘historic' legal accord Facebook said it will make major changes to its rules for advertisers in order to settle a string of lawsuits alleging its platform enables discrimina...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, t...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Unmarked buildings, quiet legal help for accused priests DRYDEN, Mich. — The visiting priests arrived discreetly, day and night. Stripped of their collars and cassocks, they went unnoticed in this tiny Midwe...
22:48, 07/29/2019

Chile’s dictatorship-era children demand legal recognition The “posthumous children” of the Chilean dictatorship lost one or both of their parents during the 1973-1990 era regime, and some have fought for deca...
08:48, 06/24/2019

VW shrugs off 1 billion euro legal hit with higher SUV sales Sales of higher-margin sports utility vehicles and cost cuts helped Volkswagen shrug off a 1 billion euro legal charge to meet first-quarter operating...
17:32, 05/02/2019

Uber faces uphill legal fight against California law Uber's announcement that it would continue to classify its California drivers as contractors despite new state legislation classifying the workers as ...
18:32, 09/13/2019

Michel Platini's legal team says he is innocent of all charges Michel Platini's legal team said on Tuesday he was innocent of all charges, after the former head of UEFA was detained for questioning over the Qatar ...
17:16, 06/18/2019

Iran Says Seizure Of UK-Flagged Tanker Was "Legal Measure" Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz was a "legal measure", the spokesman for the Islamic republic's government said...
03:16, 07/23/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' w...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in ...
03:32, 07/23/2019

The many problems with Trump’s legal claim that Congress can’t investigate him On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has ...
07:48, 05/16/2019

Hitler's birthplace: Legal battle finally ends Austria's government has ended its long disagreement with the building's owner over compensation. The building is now set to be completely altered fro...
21:32, 08/05/2019

Hammond takes legal advice on Tory expulsion Philip Hammond has revealed he is taking legal advice on Boris Johnson's decision to throw him and 20 other Tory MPs out of the party for trying to av...
23:16, 09/07/2019

PM braced for result of legal challenge to parliament suspension A judgement in one of several legal challenges against Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend parliament is due later, as the prime ministe...
01:48, 09/06/2019

R. Kelly doesn’t have freedom, money for this legal battle The difference between R. Kelly’s life in 2002 when he was last charged with child sex-related crimes and his arrest last week on even more serious ch...
14:48, 07/18/2019

Dayton shooter used a modified gun that may have exploited a legal loophole Even though it looked like a rifle, the gun used in the Dayton shooting was likely classified as a pistol – legally skirting laws regarding shor...
12:32, 08/06/2019

Huawei Ramps Up U.S. Legal Challenge, With the Media in Mind The Chinese telecommunications giant has filed for summary judgment against the White House as it challenges limits against it via the courts and publ...
08:16, 05/29/2019

Andrew Yang Said He Would Give 10 People $1,000 Each Month. Is That Legal? During the Democratic debate in Houston, Mr. Yang announced that he would use campaign funds to distribute 10 “freedom dividends.” The move raises que...
10:16, 09/13/2019

Vaping illness in US gives Canada pause as legal sales near The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the U.S. who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health officials pause as that count...
17:02, 09/13/2019

Legal sports betting begins in upstate New York New York joined the growing list of states allowing wagering on sports after an upstate casino cut the ribbon on a new betting lounge Tuesday and took...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Legal document alleges EU migrant ‘crimes against humanity’ PARIS (AP) — More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migra...
04:48, 06/03/2019

EU legal advice favors Vivendi in feud with Mediaset An Italian law that forced French media group Vivendi to forfeit most of its voting rights in Italian broadcaster Mediaset may not comply with Europ...
23:00, 07/12/2019

EU legal expert criticizes Polish justice independence BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union justice official says a newly created disciplinary body at Poland’s supreme court is not up to EU legal sta...
16:32, 06/27/2019

Thirteen U.S. states sue over new rule to limit legal immigration A coalition of 13 U.S. states sued President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce leg...
07:48, 08/15/2019

HBO Pushes Back in Michael Jackson Legal Fight Lawyers for HBO said the Jackson estate’s argument that “Leaving Neverland” violated a nondisparagement clause was a “poorly disguised and legally bar...
02:48, 05/04/2019

Campaigner loses legal battle over Johnson's EU bus claim A campaigner trying to bring a private prosecution against the prime minister over his controversial EU referendum bus claim has lost a bid to take hi...
09:48, 08/15/2019

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela und...
18:48, 07/08/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's final days – and the legal cases that won’t die with him In the final days of Jeffrey Epstein’s life, the high-flying financier who had once counted royalty and presidents among his friends was largely flyin...
02:32, 08/13/2019

Why Airbnb can’t fight legal racial discrimination in China If you’re looking to book an Airbnb in China, like one nice-looking one-bedroom condo in Chengdu with a flat-screen television — you can’t be one of t...
23:16, 05/03/2019

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye i...
15:48, 07/08/2019

Dutch rape victim, 17, uses legal euthanasia to end life A 17-year-old girl who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being molested and raped has been euthanized in the Netherlands, wher...
19:48, 06/04/2019

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence ag...
08:32, 06/04/2019

Legal document alleges EU migrant 'crimes against humanity' More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy t...
02:16, 06/03/2019

HUD Could Displace More Than 100,000 Legal Residents and Citizens With New Proposed Rule Stephen Miller will never big people face to match his big-and-tall head, and is determined to take his anger out on the most vulnerable among us. Aft...
00:32, 05/12/2019

Stepsister wins legal battle over which parent died first Entitlement to co-owned estate depended on sequence of John and Marjorie Scarle’s deathsAn extraordinary inheritance dispute between two stepsisters h...
04:00, 08/14/2019

Cuomo: Mobile sports betting could be legal by next month Mobile sports betting could be poised for a 9th-inning win in New York, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying Tuesday that state legislators could approve wag...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Nuking asteroids could save the Earth — but we need to make it legal first The schlocky 1998 Bruce Willis movie Armageddon was the highest grossing film of that year. The blockbuster saw a master oil driller (Willis) and an u...
11:16, 05/12/2019

Legendary Haight Street Gets a New, Legal King of Weed Equity programs can help get those affected by the War on Drugs into the cannabis business. That's helped Shawn Richard win approval for the first leg...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Legal expert: subpoena battle could lead to crisis A legal scholar says that the the battle between the Democrat-led House and President Donald Trump over special counsel Robert Mueller's report c...
21:48, 05/06/2019

Meek Mill's 12-Year Legal Battle Has Finally Come to An End Meek Mill is no longer on probation after pleading guilty to possessing a firearm without a license. The 32-year-old Philadelphia rapper appeared in...
21:32, 08/27/2019

No Legal Representation For Defaulters In Banks' Proceedings: Top Court The Supreme Court has held that a person has no "right" to be represented by a lawyer in "in-house" proceedings initiated by banks or financial instit...
23:00, 05/12/2019

NRA shakes up legal team amid intensifying civil war The gun rights group severed ties with prominent Washington attorney Charles Cooper, who said that during his three decades of work for the NRA, he “a...
01:48, 08/23/2019

Conservative legal group challenges ‘mindfulness’ in schools A national trend to introduce "mindfulness" into school curriculum is being challenged by a conservative legal group that contends the practice is bas...
00:48, 05/08/2019

English classes, legal services cut for immigrant kids PHOENIX (AP) — The government has stopped reimbursing some contracted shelters for the cost of teaching immigrant children English-language courses an...
20:16, 06/05/2019

Ford will sell a $1.2 million supercar that won't be street-legal Ford will sell an even faster, even more powerful version of its Ford GT supercar for $1.2 million. But only 45 will be built, the automaker announced...
18:48, 07/04/2019

Accused Colts Neck killer is in more legal trouble The New Jersey man already facing four counts of murder for allegedly killing his brother, sister-in-law and their two kids, then torching their Colts...
21:48, 07/16/2019

Fracking protesters 'priced out' of Cuadrilla legal challenge Judge denies costs protection over injunction restricting protests at Lancashire siteAn environmental group has been forced to withdraw its legal chal...
17:00, 09/01/2019

Ryanair takes legal action against outgoing COO Bellew Ryanair has launched legal proceedings against its outgoing Chief Operations Officer (COO) Peter Bellew, whom low cost rival easyJet announced last ...
20:16, 08/08/2019

White lawyer sues Legal Aid Society for discrimination A white lawyer who worked at the Legal Aid Society for over 20 years says that she was wrongfully labeled a racist by her non-white colleagues —...
10:00, 06/29/2019

Lawyer who told clients marijuana use was legal ordered to pay $370,000 A Florida lawyer who informed his clients they were legally allowed to grow cannabis was arrested on multiple felony charges and ordered to pay a coup...
00:00, 08/18/2019

New York just made gravity knives legal. Here's why. Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved legislation removing gravity knives from the state's "dangerous weapons" category.       &#...
22:48, 06/05/2019

Program on legal, judicial systems offered in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — People who want to know more about Kentucky legal and judicial systems can attend a session this week in Louisville. The Kentuc...
12:19, 05/14/2019

Sheriffs: Legal marijuana causing more crime, accidents The nation’s sheriffs are calling on Washington and state capitals to slow the rush to legalize marijuana because they are seeing a surge in crime and...
21:48, 06/25/2019

Legal experts: California reporter did not commit crime SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Media law experts say a San Francisco journalist whose home was raided did not commit a crime because it’s not illegal to d...
09:16, 05/23/2019

Euthanasia and assisted dying rates are soaring. But where are they legal? It is available in a growing number of countries and jurisdictions – but not the UK, where it remains outlawed“The main difference between euthanasia ...
08:16, 07/15/2019

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last y...
15:32, 06/05/2019

Iran lacking cash to fund terror groups, domestic cyber agency short of funds, declassified intel shows Newly declassified intelligence shows that Palestinian terror group Hamas had to introduce “austerity plans” due to lack of funding from the Iranian r...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Attempted deportation of Palestinian man reveals tangled legal odyssey Abdelhaleem Ashqar was flown to Israel by ICE only to be turned around and brought back to the United States on the order of a federal judge. Now he’s...
14:16, 06/15/2019

Make cannabis legal and cut crime, says Adam Smith think tank A leading think tank today called for cannabis to be sold over the counter in pharmacies — and said legalisation for adult recreational use is a matte...
16:16, 07/09/2019

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Act...
22:00, 07/02/2019

DOJ replaces legal team handling cases related to census The Justice Department has decided to shake things up for the 2020 census — appointing a new team of Civil Division lawyers to handle all census-relat...
11:32, 07/08/2019

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's o...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Legal pot faces final public hearing test in Maine AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s tentative rules about legalized recreational marijuana are up for a key hearing that could represent one of the proposa...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Vi...
01:16, 06/11/2019

White House tries to rally Republicans around changes to legal immigration system But with little support among Democrats for such a dramatic overhaul the effort serves as primarily a political document that Trump and Republicans ca...
07:48, 05/08/2019

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could r...
23:32, 06/02/2019

EU asks Italy to better explain debt or face legal action Europe's economy commissioner is urging Italy to quickly provide any new information it might have to explain its high debt levels and or face the pro...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result...
06:32, 06/14/2019

If desiring to drive a street-legal version of the Lexus RC F GT3 is wrong, then I don’t want to be If desiring to drive a street-legal version of the Lexus RC F GT3 is wrong, then I don’t want to be right. How great would it be to have a street vers...
12:32, 06/12/2019

Trump says New York legal ‘harassment’ forcing businesses to flee, NRA may be next President Trump ramped up his criticism Tuesday of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration, accusing him and state Attorney General Letitia James ...
17:48, 07/02/2019

Dubai's Princess Haya seeks legal protection in London Princess Haya, the estranged wife of Dubai's ruler, has requested a forced marriage protection order in a London court. The princess is locked in a le...
21:16, 07/30/2019

Trump’s legal defence against Congressional probes is weak. Here’s why it still might work In courts in New York and Washington, Trump is attempting to beat back subpoenas by Congress to get financial records from accountants and banks Trump...
21:32, 05/18/2019

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of co...
21:32, 06/11/2019