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Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists

Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawLGBT campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay after judges at Kenya’s high court rejected a bid to repeal colonial-era laws criminalising gay sex.T...

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists

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Kenya's high court unanimously upholds ban on gay sex Kenya's high court on Friday upheld a law banning gay sex, keeping same sex relations punishable by 14 years in jail in the East African nation and d...
21:48 2019-05-24

Kenya's highest court upholds law making gay sex illegal In a blow to the LGBTQI movement in Africa, Kenya's highest court ruled Friday that a colonial-era law banning same-sex relations should remain in pl...
11:48 2019-05-24

Boris Johnson suffers major setback British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives are now down to a one-seat majority. The results of a Welsh by-election will make life difficult...
12:32 2019-08-02

Russia withdraws key defense advisers support to Maduro, seen as major setback Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and e...
00:32 2019-06-03

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15:16 2019-06-21

Kenyan Court Upholds Law Banning Gay Sex A Kenyan appeals court upheld a colonial-era law that criminalizes gay sex, a bruising defeat for activists fighting to overturn such legislation acr...
14:48 2019-05-24

Kenyan high court upholds ban on same-sex relations A panel of three judges has said the constitution adequately protects LGBTQ people's rights. But activists and lawyers have criticized the ruling, sa...
12:16 2019-05-24

U.S. Supreme Court upholds federal sex offender law The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the federal government's authority under a 2006 law to require thousands of sex offenders to register with ...
12:48 2019-06-20

Kenyan court upholds law criminalizing gay sex in unanimous ruling NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s High Court on Friday upheld sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations, a disappointment for gay rights ...
19:01 2019-05-24

U.S. appeals court upholds Hyundai-Kia gas mileage settlement A U.S. appeals court on Thursday upheld a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles...
14:48 2019-06-06

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12:16 2019-06-17

U.S. appeals court upholds $210 million Hyundai-Kia gas mileage settlement By an 8-3 vote on Thursday, in a case closely watched by class-action lawyers, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said vehicle drivers had enough ...
17:16 2019-06-06

Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Abortion Law On Fetal Remains WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as hum...
11:16 2019-05-28

Trump eyes U.S. Census delay after Supreme Court setback U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he is exploring a delay in the 2020 census for an unspecified amount of time after the Supreme Court blo...
16:32 2019-06-27

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court upholds Virginia ban on uranium mining The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's moratorium on mining the r...
12:16 2019-06-17

Russian court upholds guilty verdict for Jehovah’s Witness MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Russia has ruled that a Danish Jehovah’s Witness must stay in prison for the next six years. The court in western Russ...
09:32 2019-05-23

Ontario court upholds validity of Trudeau's federal carbon tax Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative gover...
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Appeals court upholds Trump administration Title X gag rule A federal appeals court ruled Thursday to allow changes to Title X prohibiting family clinics from discussing abortions with patients or referring th...
22:48 2019-07-11

Australian court upholds Cardinal Pell’s sex abuse verdict MELBOURNE, Australia — An Australian appeals court Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic cleric to be f...
10:00 2019-08-21

Israeli court upholds Orthodox church land sales to settlers JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled against the Greek Orthodox Church in a long-running legal battle over the sale of three prope...
09:48 2019-06-13

Latest: Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds GOP’s lame-duck laws MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision to uphold laws introduced in a lame-duck session in December (all times local):...
08:32 2019-06-21

Supreme court upholds Indiana abortion law but avoids broader issue Court is splitting 7-2 on fetal remains measure but staying out of debate over limits on a woman’s right to an abortionThe US supreme court is uphold...
02:16 2019-05-29

Appeals court upholds 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction A federal appeals court on Thursday refused to overturn the conviction of former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli, who's serving seven years in pris...
19:32 2019-07-18

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Indiana law on disposing of abortion fetal remains The high court, with two liberal justices dissenting, thus found a way perhaps to signal a greater receptivity to state restrictions in the area of a...
21:16 2019-05-28

Supreme Court upholds Indiana law that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld an Indiana law that requires that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated following the procedure. ​But the justice...
18:16 2019-05-28

Wisconsin high court upholds curb on powers of Democratic governor The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday upheld a last-ditch Republican move late last year to curb the powers of incoming Democratic Governor Tony Ever...
16:16 2019-06-21

Australia appellate court upholds sex conviction for former Cardinal George Pell An Australian court rejected an appeal Wednesday for Catholic Cardinal George Pell, the highest-ranking member of the church to be convicted of a sex...
23:48 2019-08-21

Supreme Court upholds Indiana law requiring burial or cremation after an abortion The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an order that will allow Indiana to enforce a law mandating the burial or cremation of fetal remains following an...
10:48 2019-05-28

Colombia court upholds conditions for restarting aerial coca fumigation Colombia's constitutional court on Thursday upheld its own restrictions on the aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate to eliminate coca, the bas...
21:16 2019-07-18

Cardinal George Pell will not seek reduced sentence if court upholds conviction Pell is returning to court to fight his sexual abuse conviction but will not appeal his six-year prison termDisgraced Cardinal George Pell will not s...
07:48 2019-05-27

U.S. Supreme Court avoids abortion question, upholds fetal burial measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sent a mixed message on abortion, refusing to consider reinstating Indiana's ban on abortions performed because of ...
13:32 2019-05-28

Supreme Court avoids abortion question, upholds fetal burial measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sent a mixed message on abortion, refusing to consider reinstating Indiana's ban on abortions performed because of ...
15:32 2019-05-28

As Real Estate Firms Go Bust, Supreme Court Upholds Homebuyers' Rights The Supreme Court upheld the ability of homebuyers to drag property developers into bankruptcy proceedings as several real estate firms are going bus...
14:00 2019-08-09

Guatemala court upholds request to suspend work at huge nickel mine Campaigners say full consultation was not carried out before 2014 reopening of European-owned Fenix siteGuatemala’s constitutional court has upheld a...
15:48 2019-07-19

Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Law on Fetal Remains, but Dodges Bigger Abortion Debate (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as ...
19:48 2019-05-28

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Maryland 'peace cross' in church and state test case A 40-foot-tall (12 meters) cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not represent an impermissible government endorsement o...
12:48 2019-06-20

Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Blocking Trump From Using Defense Funds for Border Wall The divided three-judge panel in the Ninth Circuit agreed with a lower court’s decision that Mr. Trump didn’t have the authority to reallocate the mo...
00:16 2019-07-04

Bombay High Court Upholds Death Penalty Clause For Repeat Rape Convicts The Bombay High Court Monday upheld the Constitutional validity of an amended section ofthe Indian Penal Code under which repeat offenders in rape ca...
03:16 2019-06-03

Kenya court finds 3 men guilty of 2015 Garissa University attack A Kenyan court found three men guilty Wednesday of aiding gunmen in killing 148 people, mostly students, during the 2015 attack on Garissa University...
23:48 2019-06-19

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08:32 2019-06-23

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23:48 2019-07-02

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14:48 2019-06-30

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11:48 2019-08-02

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23:48 2019-07-09

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22:48 2019-06-19

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18:00 2019-06-11

Judge upholds a Trump admin alternative to Obamacare The Trump administration has the authority to make it easier to buy a less expensive alternative to Obamacare coverage, a federal judge ruled Friday....
20:48 2019-07-20

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10:32 2019-07-07

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09:32 2019-08-03

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22:16 2019-05-24

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14:48 2019-05-22

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12:16 2019-05-21

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17:32 2019-08-01

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02:00 2019-08-15

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06:48 2019-06-15

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08:00 2019-08-14

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23:48 2019-06-08

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17:32 2019-08-12

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07:32 2019-07-01

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13:16 2019-05-29

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15:16 2019-08-21

Kuwait's Emir has recovered after health setback: state news agency Kuwait's elderly ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah has recovered from a health setback and is "in a good condition now", the state news ...
21:48 2019-08-18

Erdogan says no setback in missile deal with Russia; as Trump voices sympathy Turkey said on Saturday there was no setback in its plan to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems, despite U.S. opposition, and President Donald ...
03:16 2019-06-29

Judge Upholds House Subpoena Seeking Trump’s Financial Records (WASHINGTON) — A federal judge in Washington ruled Monday against President Donald Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. U.S. Dis...
09:16 2019-05-21

In setback for 5-Star, Italy's PM backs completion of rail link with France Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday that blocking works on a rail link with France would cost Italy more than completing the infras...
15:48 2019-07-23

Gary Sanchez, Gleyber Torres save Yankees from ugly setback BALTIMORE — If luck is really the residue of design, the Yankees qualified for architectural awards Monday night at Camden Yards. Starting pitcher J....
08:48 2019-05-21

In Battle For Bengal's Civic Bodies, Setback For Trinamool Over Salt Lake In the Trinamool Congress-BJP battle for control over civic bodies in West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court today ruled out a no-trust vote tomorrow a...
13:48 2019-07-17

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalo...
15:32 2019-06-23

Major League Baseball: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry meet New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox ahead of Europe's first major league game in London The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared hugs and received presents for baby Archie from the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox ahead of the f...
02:32 2019-06-30

UPDATE 2-Erdogan says no setback in missile deal with Russia; as Trump voices sympathy Turkey said on Saturday there was no setback in its plan to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems, despite U.S. opposition, and President Donald ...
04:16 2019-06-29

Blazin' Saddles: Ineos supremacy, Alaphilippe glory, Pinot setback and other thoughts "An absolutely thrilling opening 10 days of racing – Stage 7 aside – has produced some superb performances and thrills and spills aplenty, even if th...
16:32 2019-07-16

Line 3 pipeline setback more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers: CEO of industry group The president of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada says a court ruling in Minnesota that could further delay Enbridge Inc.'s Line 3 oil pi...
02:16 2019-06-04

Orphaned elephants get new life in Kenya The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust rescues orphaned elephants, raising them by hand in Kenya's Nairobi National Park and rehabilitating them into the wild....
08:32 2019-06-10

How to wear lace | Kenya Hunt Once confined to lingerie and weddings, lace is having a moment“That’s so cool how it’s got all these… holes. And yet you can’t see through it,” the ...
21:16 2019-08-09

How to wear crochet | Kenya Hunt It may be hot outside, but sometimes a summer knit is the coolestAt this point in the year, certain tropes of summer dressing become unavoidable – ba...
15:16 2019-08-02

U.S. judge upholds Trump rule banning most asylum cases at border: Washington Post A U.S. district judge in Washington on Wednesday declined to block a new rule designed to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the c...
11:32 2019-07-24

Somalia protests after its officials deported by Kenya Somalia has criticized neighboring Kenya for deporting two Somali lawmakers and a minister after authorities in Nairobi blocked them from entering th...
17:32 2019-05-22

'They just eliminate us': Are Kenya's police getting away with murder? - video Promising student Carliton Maina was shot by the police in Nairobi. His mother believes he was murdered. As part of The Guardian's special focus on K...
17:48 2019-08-06

Mahrez concerned about unknown quantity Kenya "Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez is wary of Kenya being something of an unknown commodity when the two teams kick off their Africa Cup of Nations campai...
10:16 2019-06-22

Kenya suspends gambling ad ban after musician complains A Kenyan judge suspended a ban on gambling ads on Monday after a musician complained it robbed him of his right to make celebrity endorsements, court...
10:32 2019-05-21

Mahrez scores as Algeria enjoy 2-0 win over Kenya "Riyad Mahrez led Algeria to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Kenya as they opened their Africa Cup of Nations finals campaign with a competent display...
04:01 2019-06-24

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19:00 2019-08-16

Al Shabaab kill 16 in Kenya and Somalia blasts Somali militants killed eight Kenyan police with a roadside bomb near the border between the two countries on Saturday, officials said, while another...
22:16 2019-06-15

UN chief to visit Kenya and Mozambique next week U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is heading to Africa next week to attend a counter-terrorism conference in Kenya and assess recovery efforts ...
19:16 2019-07-01

Opposition candidate wins in do-over of Istanbul’s mayoral race, dealing setback to Erdogan’s ruling party The ruling party candidate, Binali Yildirim, conceded the race after preliminary results showed Ekrem Imamoglu leading with nearly 54 percent of the ...
15:16 2019-06-23

UN chief condemns terrorist attacks in Kenya and Somalia The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, condemned on Sunday the attack that took place on Saturday in Wajir County, Kenya, in which at least eigh...
21:16 2019-06-16

| '10 steps ahead': Kenya's tech war on wildlife poachers Every morning, at the far perimeter of the wildlife reserve capped by Mount Kenya, a khaki-clad ranger meticulously sweeps the earth of animal footpr...
02:48 2019-06-30

The Chinese Christians finding God and religious refuge in Kenya In Nairobi, Chinese migrants are finding God as they integrate in highly Christian Kenya. But many don't realize that back home the atheist Communist...
01:00 2019-05-22

Kenya telecoms giant Bob Collymore dies of cancer at 61 Bob Collymore, Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom, Kenya's largest mobile service provider, died of cancer on Monday, the company announced on Mond...
12:32 2019-07-01

Three al Shabaab fighters killed in Kenya after attack on police Security forces in Kenya killed three suspected militants from Somalia's Islamist group al Shabaab after they attacked a police outpost in Garissa co...
16:48 2019-06-22

3 guilty in Kenya Garissa University attack that killed 148 A Kenyan court has found three people guilty of conspiracy to commit a terror attack after phone records and handwriting linked them to the 2015 Gari...
13:16 2019-06-19

Kenya's finance minister arrested on corruption charges Although hundreds of Kenyan officials face fraud charges, the detention of a sitting minister still came as a surprise. Henry Rotich is accused of gr...
11:32 2019-07-22

Alphabet's Loon could provide internet in Kenya this year Alphabet's internet-delivering balloon service, Loon, expects to begin commercial service in Kenya sometime this year. The company just received...
12:01 2019-07-02

Kenya convicts 3 in Garissa terrorist massacre case Three men have been convicted for supporting the 2015 Garissa University terrorist attack in Kenya. Though they were not among the gunmen, the trio k...
23:48 2019-06-19

The women fighting back in Kenya's biggest slum - podcast Edita Ochieng and like-minded women are taking a stand against endemic sexual violence and police corruption in Kibera. Plus: Angelique Chrisafis on ...
09:32 2019-08-05

Kenya's finance minister pleads not guilty to corruption charges Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to corruption charges over the award of two dam tenders, a day after his detentio...
04:48 2019-07-23

Kenya Moore Returning for The Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 12 She was gone with the wind, and still fabulous, and now Kenya Moore is getting back her peach. E! News has learned the reality star will make her ATL...
17:32 2019-07-10

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has be...
05:32 2019-07-11

| Kenya opens Africa's largest wind power project Kenya has unveiled Africa's largest wind power plant, a project aimed at reducing electricity costs and dependence on fossil fuels and moving the nat...
07:48 2019-07-20

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athlete...
08:48 2019-05-23

Kenya's Finance Minister, Top Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other treasury officials were arrested Monday on corruption and fraud charges over a multi-million dollar p...
15:00 2019-07-22

Google balloon project bringing Internet access to Kenya Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” in Kenya the opportunity to ...
08:48 2019-07-05

The female Maasai community rangers protecting Kenya's wildlife The first female Maasai community ranger unit in Kenya is teaming up with male colleagues to protect wildlife on their traditional land. The women ar...
11:16 2019-08-20

Kenya's herders adapt to drought with new land management deals Droughts have left herders in Laikipia desperate to find pasture for their cattle, and brought them into conflict with landowners. But better land ma...
16:48 2019-06-11

'There’s a lot of weirdness in a slum': making a living in Kenya's anarchic mud city Despite the poverty, lawlessness and pollution of life in Kibera, creativity still thrives thanks to a mix of determination, guts and luck. The Guard...
17:00 2019-08-07

| Somalia lodges protest after Kenya calls Somaliland a country Somalia protested formally to Kenya, the foreign ministry in Mogadishu said Monday, after Nairobi referred to the self-proclaimed Republic of Somalil...
04:48 2019-07-02

Kenya's dusitD2 hotel reopens after January attack that killed 21 The five-star dusitD2 Hotel in Nairobi will reopen its doors to guests on Thursday, six months after 21 people were killed in an attack on a hotel an...
12:16 2019-07-31

Italy's CMC di Ravenna denies any wrongdoing in Kenya dams scandal Italian construction company CMC di Ravenna, which faces charges in a multi-million dollar corruption scandal in Kenya, has denied any wrongdoing and...
05:32 2019-07-24

Kenya orders deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms Kenya has ordered the deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms operating in Kenya, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, almost a week...
08:32 2019-07-17

Kenya sentences 3 for role in Garissa University terror attack A court in Nairobi has sentenced one man to life in prison and two others to 41 years for abetting the second deadliest attack in the country's histo...
19:00 2019-07-03

Kenya is allegedly selling citizen data to highest corporate bidder According to Dr. Roselyn K. Akombe, Chief of Policy Planning and Guidance at the United Nations and ex-commissioner of Kenya’s Independent Electoral ...
14:48 2019-05-22

Elton John AIDS fundraiser brings in $6 million for Kenya HIV testing Elton John on Wednesday hosted a celebrity-packed gala that raised more than $6 million to fight HIV/AIDS in Kenya, thanks partly to auctions of a lu...
00:48 2019-07-25

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya's Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance ...
09:16 2019-05-22

Olunga nets fabulous double as Kenya beat Tanzania in thriller "Kenya, helped by a Michael Olunga brace, twice came from behind to beat East African neighbours Tanzania 3-2 on Thursday and chalk up their second-e...
21:16 2019-06-27

Africa Cup of Nations: Riyad Mahrez scores as Algeria start with win over Kenya Mahrez scores in easy 2-0 winMorocco beat Namibia 1-0 thanks to own goalRiyad Mahrez led Algeria to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Kenya as they open...
22:16 2019-06-23

Body found in London garden of stowaway who fell from Kenya Airways jet The body of a man thought to have been a stowaway who fell from the landing gear of a Kenya Airways flight on its way into Heathrow Airport has been ...
14:32 2019-07-01

Kenya's president blunt on scourge of al-Shabab: 'I would be lying to you if I said that we had dealt with the problem' Wedged in the middle of chaos, bordered by the long-running instability of South Sudan to the northwest and Somalia to the east, the East African nat...
15:32 2019-07-03

A church helped him found an orphanage in Kenya. Then he sexually abused 4 girls there Federal prosecutors say a Pennsylvania man sexually molested four teenage girls at a Kenyan orphanage he founded with a church's help.  &#...
11:48 2019-07-12

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in ...
11:32 2019-06-14

Kenya’s Pokomo people ask the British to return what was stolen: Their source of power The request for the return of a sacred drum comes amid a fierce debate over whether institutions that benefited from colonialism have any right to ke...
20:48 2019-08-09

As Kenya's herding communities struggle to adapt to drought, new land management deals could help Droughts have left herders in Laikipia desperate to find pasture for their cattle, and brought them into conflict with landowners. But better land ma...
07:48 2019-05-28

The Trump Administration Protested When Kenya Halted a Coal-Fired Power Plant When the Kenyan government had second thoughts about allowing the country’s first coal-fired power plant, the Trump Administration’s repr...
13:32 2019-07-02

This ‘factory of factories’ helps hardware start-ups solve real problems in Kenya [NAIROBI] Esther Mwangi, a 2014 graduate of economics from Kenyatta University in Kenya who wanted to venture into entrepreneurship but had no clear ...
13:16 2019-07-09

Power from Kenya's planned Lamu plant could cost 10 times more than estimated: study Electricity from a coal-fired power plant due to be built in Kenya by a Kenyan-Chinese consortium will cost consumers up to 10 times more than planne...
13:32 2019-06-11

Terrorism ‘spreading and destabilizing’ entire regions, Guterres warns States, at key Kenya conference “Trauma from terrorism” hurts families, communities and destabilizes entire regions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, as he e...
09:32 2019-07-10

| WATCH | Could Africa's largest wind farm boost Kenya's green energy plans? Based in northern Kenya, Lake Turkana Wind Farm is now fully operational and could help the country to reach 100% green energy by 2020. Kwame Amoah M...
12:32 2019-08-22

Kenya Barris developing animated Netflix show based on upcoming Kid Cudi album Netflix is really getting into visual things based on audible things, huh? We just had Paul Thomas Anderson and Thom Yorke’s ANIMA, and yesterday we ...
18:00 2019-07-22

Kenya Airways stowaway: Residents tell of horror after body falls from plane into garden near sunbather Residents in an affluent area of south London have told of their horror after the body of a stowaway fell from a jet and crashed down into a back gar...
03:32 2019-07-02

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identi...
13:16 2019-06-19

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office...
14:01 2019-06-07

Google’s balloon project has a new test: providing Internet access to ‘mountainous villagers’ in Kenya. Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” in Kenya the opportunity to ...
08:48 2019-07-05

Senate fails to override Trump's veto of Saudi arms deal in new setback for kingdom's critics The Senate on Monday failed to overturn President Donald Trump’s veto of a ban on weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies.  ...
19:48 2019-07-31

‘I Need the Money But I Feel Guilt.’ How a Drought-Resistant Crop Turned Women in Kenya into Reluctant Drug Lords This story was a collaboration between TIME, The Fuller Project for International Reporting, and Kenya’s The Daily Nation. Hours before dawn a...
17:00 2019-08-20

Anthony Joshua determined to recover from 'minor setback' as Eddie Hearn insists Andy Ruiz Jr rematch will happen Anthony Joshua insisted he will not allow his career to fall apart at the first setback after his stunning heavyweight world title defeat by Andy Rui...
18:48 2019-06-02

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Susta...
18:32 2019-07-10

FAA finds new 'potential risk' in Boeing 737 Max, a setback that could delay plane's return to the skies The jet has been grounded since two deadly crashes but the FAA says Boeing's software fixes aren't enough to get it flying again.  &#...
12:32 2019-06-27

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGB...
19:32 2019-05-24

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing regist...
07:16 2019-06-13

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case agains...
06:00 2019-06-14

Supreme Court sends Florida cross case back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — A legal challenge to a cross that stands in a public park in Florida is getting another look. The Supreme Court on Friday told a lo...
11:32 2019-06-28

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, ur...
15:32 2019-08-13

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to...
17:32 2019-08-01

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Mar...
21:32 2019-06-11

New Triple Talaq Law Challenged In Supreme Court, Delhi High Court The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ''triple talaq'' among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment ...
19:48 2019-08-02

Cases With Court-Monitored Probe Showed Better Outcome: Top Court Judge Cases in which probe was being monitored by courts have shown a better outcome, Justice Dhananjaya Chandrachud has said, while making an observation ...
04:32 2019-08-18

Top Court Not To Meddle With High Court Order Involving TMC Leader's Wife The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the Customs Depart...
18:16 2019-07-03

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make th...
11:00 2019-06-17

Centre Moves Top Court After High Court Seeks Mehul Choksi's Medical Data The Centre Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Bombay High Court order which sought fugitive Mehul Choksi's medical report to ascertain if ...
04:16 2019-07-02

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs t...
13:32 2019-06-17

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of...
23:48 2019-07-19

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake fo...
15:16 2019-06-17

'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris divorcing wife of 20 years who inspired character Kenya Barris, creator of the sitcoms "Black-ish" and "Grown-ish," has filed for divorce from his wife of 20 years, Dr. Rania "Rainbow" Barris.  ...
21:32 2019-08-12

Black-ish Creator Kenya Barris Files for Divorce Rania ‘Rainbow’ Barris After 20 Years of Marriage For years, producer Kenya Barris and his wife, Dr. Rania “Rainbow” Barris’ relationship helped inspire plotlines on Black-ish, Barris’ acclaimed and ...
13:00 2019-08-13

Stonewall at 50: LGBT activists ask 'what's next?' The Stonewall uprising is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but...
19:48 2019-06-27

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the cou...
23:00 2019-06-08

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotl...
07:01 2019-06-10

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for th...
08:48 2019-05-25

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They are demanding ...
05:00 2019-06-10

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig i...
20:48 2019-06-09

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized interna...
03:32 2019-07-22

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Vill...
21:48 2019-05-29

Climate activists to skip plane and sailboat to US Greta Thunberg, the teen-aged global environmental activist, plans to take her message to America the old-fashioned way: by boat.    ...
19:48 2019-07-31

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company hal...
15:32 2019-06-10

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the...
06:16 2019-07-16

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn it...
13:48 2019-05-29

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans...
17:48 2019-05-21

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police r...
16:32 2019-06-14

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen ...
06:48 2019-06-01

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
09:32 2019-07-19

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at ...
08:48 2019-05-29

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opp...
06:48 2019-07-22

Activists fight deforestation in Turkey's Ida mountains Activists are protesting the construction of a Canadian gold mine in Turkey's Ida mountains. They say the project will harm one of the country's last...
20:00 2019-08-05

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by ...
20:32 2019-05-28

The Latest: Activists step up trainings for immigrants CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on “know-your-rights” training for immigrants (all times local): 3 p.m. With renewed pledges on mass deportatio...
18:32 2019-06-22

Russian opposition activists picket for free elections Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters d...
13:16 2019-08-17

Far-left activists emboldened by Tiffany Cabán’s upset win Emboldened lefty activists are threatening Democratic primary challenges against veteran incumbents in next year’s state legislative races in t...
15:32 2019-06-27

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” t...
17:16 2019-05-31

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 effo...
15:16 2019-06-13

Russian Web Activists Joust With Kremlin to Keep Internet Free A band of Russian techies and lawyers score wins in protecting web freedom, as they face their biggest challenge yet: trying to stop President Vladim...
11:32 2019-08-22

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits Across France, activists have been taking down portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” to fight climate c...
08:16 2019-05-28

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets mo...
16:32 2019-06-27

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into...
04:16 2019-06-19

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant (This July 16 story corrects, in the last paragraph, to show that London Concrete does not supply the Silvertown project after Extinction Rebellion c...
17:48 2019-07-17

Activists protest killing of Ethiopian Israeli teenager Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Sunday in a town near Haifa. The teenager's k...
19:00 2019-07-03

Berta Cáceres case: a warning for those who would kill activists Trial is notable for highlighting land and nature defender murders that ordinarily go unpunishedThe sentencing on Thursday of seven men accused of mu...
10:16 2019-05-21

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new o...
08:48 2019-05-21

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into dif...
07:48 2019-06-19

US surveils border activists and blocks their work, lawsuit says ACLU alleges that government has hampered humanitarian work as it targeted organizers on a secret databaseThe US government has interfered with human...
03:32 2019-07-24

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence against them following accusations of migrant traff...
20:48 2019-06-12

After Letter To PM, 9 Activists Now Write To Mamata Banerjee On Violence Prominent members of Kolkata's civil society, many of whom were among the 49 people who recently wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi against cow-re...
15:32 2019-08-19

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to de...
16:48 2019-06-11

Kazakh activists call for more protests over presidential vote Anti-government activists called on Monday for more protests in Kazakhstan against what they said was a rigged presidential election result, as polic...
08:16 2019-06-11

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights ...
02:00 2019-06-17

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the n...
02:32 2019-06-07

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow...
22:48 2019-06-15

Activists describe life under lockdown in Kashmir as ‘grim’ A report by activists and scholars paints a bleak picture of life in Indian-administered Kashmir during the severe security lockdown imposed as India...
00:00 2019-08-15

Climate activists call for action in Latin America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta...
14:48 2019-05-24

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extr...
07:00 2019-06-20

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate...
09:16 2019-06-12

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a ca...
21:48 2019-05-28

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was havi...
10:32 2019-06-14

Activists allege racism in treatment of St. Louis prosecutor ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some black activists say there’s an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner over her hi...
16:48 2019-06-18

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, internat...
23:16 2019-07-10

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they conside...
13:16 2019-05-29

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW s...
01:48 2019-07-14

Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ for killed protesters Thousands of Sudanese have flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a prote...
11:16 2019-07-13

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were ...
21:16 2019-06-23

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human ri...
00:48 2019-06-17

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests agai...
17:16 2019-07-12

Hong Kong protests: activists call for further action People urged to continue protests after day of violent clashes with policeWhat are the Hong Kong protests about?Activists in Hong Kong have called fo...
10:48 2019-06-13

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ug...
09:16 2019-06-07

Activists scramble to prevent Uighur man's deportation to China Ablikim Yusuf, who had been living in Pakistan, faces detention and torture if he is sent to China, say supportersHuman rights activists are scrambli...
11:48 2019-08-03

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the cit...
17:00 2019-06-28

| 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 wors...
06:32 2019-08-16

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of k...
11:32 2019-07-03

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 pr...
20:48 2019-06-28

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administr...
22:48 2019-06-10

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing...
10:16 2019-05-21

Thai police summon activists to hear sedition charges Thirteen Thai political activists have appeared at a Bangkok police station to answer a summons on sedition charges that critics say are part of a pl...
06:00 2019-05-22

Nearly 100 Activists Arrested During ICE Protest That Shut Down NYC's West Side Highway Nearly 100 people were arrested after anti-Immigration and Customs Enforcement protesters temporarily shut down a section of New York City’s West Sid...
18:32 2019-08-11

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more tha...
04:16 2019-06-28

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and kil...
10:16 2019-05-30

Police fire tear gas at Pride parade activists in Istanbul Police allowed parade reps to make a short statement to reporters — and then cops in riot gear tried to disperse the crowd by macing them. Police dog...
01:48 2019-07-01

Parkland student activists unveil gun violence prevention plan The student activists who survived the Parkland high school massacre released a sweeping gun-control plan Wednesday aimed at slashing firearm deaths ...
15:48 2019-08-21

Exiled Thai activists fear for their lives in Southeast Asia After years of exile in Laos for violating lese-majeste laws, the Thai protest band Faiyen arrived in France, seeking asylum and singing songs forbid...
16:00 2019-08-12

Activists ask leaders at G20 to urge Japan to uphold commercial whaling ban As Japan prepares to relaunch its commercial whaling practices, environmentalists have called for leaders at the G20 summit to speak up. Japan stoppe...
06:32 2019-06-28

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have bre...
11:16 2019-06-28

Extinction Rebellion activists convicted of public order offences Three protesters found guilty despite intervention of shadow chancellor in their supportThree activists from the environmental protest group Extincti...
11:00 2019-08-22

World leaders must prove they've listened to climate activists: Thunberg World leaders must prove that they have listened to young climate activists after a year of protests has not led to any progress in the reduction of ...
02:32 2019-08-06

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressur...
15:48 2019-06-15

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to b...
08:48 2019-05-21

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson l...
04:16 2019-06-04

Nancy Pelosi frustrates Democratic activists on impeachment – but strategists like what she's doing Roughly three dozen House Democrats have called for impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, and legal experts find clear justification in spe...
15:32 2019-05-24

Turkey starts filling huge Tigris river dam, activists say Turkey has started filling a huge hydroelectric dam on the Tigris river, a lawmaker and activists said, despite protests that it will displace thousa...
06:48 2019-08-03

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resoluti...
17:32 2019-07-11

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took h...
10:32 2019-06-14

African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reforms More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea's authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the c...
07:32 2019-06-11

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 pe...
08:16 2019-05-28

'Speared' activists protest Spain's Pamplona bull runs Dozens of half-naked protesters lay on the street with fake spears jutting from their backs on the eve of the Spanish festival of San Fermin on Frida...
09:16 2019-07-05

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth...
10:32 2019-05-24

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the acti...
08:32 2019-06-23

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday ...
01:16 2019-06-06

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday ...
13:16 2019-05-23

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 Sp...
02:32 2019-06-06

Cyberbullying by vegan activists a source of stress for farmers, psychologists say The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food spent several months studying the mental health challenges facing farmers, ranchers and agricultu...
15:00 2019-08-05

Man says he killed black teen for listening to rap music. Activists want #JusticeforElijah Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music. ...
16:16 2019-07-08

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nev...
05:32 2019-06-18

Progressive Activists Have Pushed Democrats to the Left on Climate Issues. Now What? Groups like the Sunrise Movement helped pressure Democratic presidential candidates to support the Green New Deal. They are now deciding how to use t...
00:16 2019-08-05

Hong Kong activists hold vigil for deceased supporters Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have held a memorial vigil for deceased supporters of the movement that has brought hundreds of thousands of res...
10:32 2019-07-10

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a seri...
22:00 2019-06-21

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forw...
10:00 2019-06-15

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s ...
07:16 2019-07-13

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's han...
04:32 2019-07-14

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germa...
17:32 2019-05-22

Activists show bleeding bulls in call to end Pamplona stampedes Animal rights activists are calling for an end to the famed Pamplona bull runs by releasing video of the doomed animals bleeding profusely – includin...
21:00 2019-07-16

Bahrain Executes 3 Men, Including 2 Shiite Activists on ‘Terrorism Crimes’ The two activists were convicted in a mass terrorism trial in connection with the killing a police officer. Amnesty International says they were tort...
13:00 2019-07-31

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a ...
02:32 2019-05-27

Revealed: FBI and police monitoring Oregon anti-pipeline activists Emails show the latest example of environmental groups facing increased surveillance by law enforcementLaw enforcement groups, including the FBI, hav...
08:48 2019-08-08

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a ...
13:32 2019-07-16

Climate activists disrupt London's biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete whic...
08:00 2019-07-16

Revealed: how Monsanto's 'intelligence center' targeted journalists and activists Internal documents show how the company worked to discredit critics and investigated singer Neil YoungMonsanto operated a “fusion center” to monitor ...
08:16 2019-08-08

Sheffield tree activists in legal talks to get convictions quashed Move comes after investigation into city council found it fell far short of good practiceTree campaigners in Sheffield who were prosecuted by the cou...
14:16 2019-07-24

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening t...
23:16 2019-05-25

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases...
07:16 2019-08-01

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bo...
13:16 2019-07-15

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rig...
13:16 2019-05-22

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The dem...
00:32 2019-06-18

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope ...
23:16 2019-07-15

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kon...
15:48 2019-05-21

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of ...
00:16 2019-07-18

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested after Brazilian Embassy daubed with paint Police arrested four Extinction Rebellion activists after the Brazilian Embassy was daubed with red paint in a protest over the rights of indigenous ...
10:16 2019-08-13

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see t...
22:00 2019-08-16

Jewish Activists Take Over Boston Streets to Protest Trump's Concentration Camps Yesterday, a group of 1,000 Jewish activists and allies took to the streets of Boston to protest the conditions in migrant detention camps on the sou...
18:16 2019-07-03

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazo...
01:48 2019-07-15

'Overtourism is killing Big Sur': activists raise banner in California vacation spot The sign was placed over Bixby Bridge, which has been featured in Big Little Lies, an HBO show set in Monterey countyResidents of California’s Big Su...
06:00 2019-07-10

US cuts funds for ‘anti-propaganda’ Iran group that trolled activists The Iran Disinformation Project was funded by a state department group created to counter foreign propagandaThe US state department has cut off fundi...
19:48 2019-05-31

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of ki...
00:32 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete whic...
05:48 2019-07-16

Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier...
11:32 2019-07-16

Democrats woo Iowa party activists at feisty festival as race kicks off Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set ...
19:16 2019-06-10

Anti-deportation activists 'occupy' Biden campaign HQ in Philadelphia; 6 arrested Six people were arrested at Joe Biden's campaign office in Philadelphia Wednesday after advocates for undocumented immigrants stormed the building in...
00:32 2019-07-11

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The German parliament praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East ...
00:48 2019-06-07

Youth climate activists set for nationwide rally ahead of landmark case Young people to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg ...
19:48 2019-05-31

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of ha...
12:48 2019-05-21

Awaiting trial for breaking into nuclear base, 7 Catholic activists unrepentant On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of seven aging Catholic activists assembled outside Kings Ba...
13:16 2019-07-11

North Korean group sends letter of 'solidarity' to South's activists A North Korean committee claiming to represent the rights of victims of forced wartime labor and former comfort women delivered a "letter of solidari...
22:16 2019-08-12

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some res...
18:32 2019-07-17

Civil rights activists, actors and others call for release of former Black Panther Seventy-five public figures sign letter to New York governor asking for release of Jalil Muntaqim after 48 years in prisonLeading civil rights activi...
13:48 2019-05-21

Mexico plans border ‘unity’ rally, nabs 2 migrant activists Mexico’s president says he will hold a “unity” rally on the border in Tijuana on Saturday, two days before the U.S. is set to impose tariffs on all M...
19:16 2019-06-06

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activ...
06:16 2019-06-04

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a st...
03:16 2019-06-08

'We feel more valued': Northern Irish activists hail same-sex marriage vote After stunning result in House of Commons, proponents say region is more than ready for changeIf the earthquake that just hit Northern Ireland has an...
03:16 2019-07-11

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyon...
11:16 2019-05-21

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who f...
15:48 2019-05-23

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricti...
03:16 2019-05-22

Labor questions if Coalition law to target vegan activists oversteps the mark David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe federal Nationals frontb...
05:16 2019-07-22

'Unholy alliance'? SE Asian authorities accused of trading exiled activists Three Thai policemen approached Vietnamese refugee Nguyen Van Chung at his home in Bangkok in January and asked him whether he was in touch with anot...
08:16 2019-06-21

Iceland activists, officials hold funeral for death of Okjokull glacier Okjokull was Iceland's first glacier to disappear, but all of the nation's ice masses will be gone within 200 years, says geologist Oddur S...
11:32 2019-08-19

Anti-NYPD activists plan alternate Pride parade without cops Anti-NYPD activists in the LGBT community are planning an alternative Pride parade that will exclude cops. The Reclaim Pride Coalition plans to hold ...
13:32 2019-06-15

Venezuela detains six military, police officials: family members, activists Venezuelan authorities have arrested six members of the country's military and police forces over the weekend, according to relatives of the detainee...
12:32 2019-06-23

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi...
16:00 2019-05-22

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support s...
02:16 2019-06-16

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000...
08:16 2019-05-25

RWE tallies economic loss after activists block open-pit lignite mine Germany's RWE is tallying the economic loss after environmental activists entered and occupied its Garzweiler open-pit lignite mine over the weekend,...
11:00 2019-06-23

Activists created a free font made from gerrymandered US voting districts Ugly Gerry is a new, free font created by a pair of activists apparently fed up with the US government’s practice of gerrymandering voting districts....
01:32 2019-08-02

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getti...
15:32 2019-06-22

Airstrikes Halt Turkish Convoy on Road in Northern Syria, Opposition Activists Say (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Airstrikes halted a Turkish military convoy carrying ammunition after it crossed into northern Syria on Monday, bound for a...
11:00 2019-08-19

Officials and Climate Change Activists Hold Funeral for Okjokull Glacier in Iceland (OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland) — It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight c...
16:16 2019-08-18

New York leads Pride parades as LGBTQ activists debate state of movement Two marches in Manhattan, many more around USLove and Resistance: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneersNew York’s massive LGBTQ Pride march kicked off...
13:32 2019-06-30

‘Kashmir is like an open jail’: Activists describe life under lockdown A team of activists and scholars released a report that paints a bleak picture of Indian-administered state of Kashmir.     ...
20:32 2019-08-14

G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production: activists Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said...
04:16 2019-07-01

Hong Kong activists target mainland shoppers in latest wave of protests Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's han...
03:16 2019-07-14

U.S. Calls Beijing ‘Thuggish Regime’ for ‘Harassing’ American Diplomat Who Met Pro-Democracy Activists The State Department Thursday accused the Chinese government of leaking personal information about a U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong, including the names ...
03:00 2019-08-09

'No one cares till someone dies': El Paso activists long feared their city was at risk Organizers were aware of racist threat, saying the attacker was ‘not the first white man with guns to terrorize us’“He’s not the first white man to c...
01:48 2019-08-14

Activists condemn Canadian cinema chain for screening anti-abortion film Cineplex Entertainment criticized for screening Unplanned, which is said to promote falsehoods about reproductive healthAbortion rights defenders in ...
17:32 2019-07-09

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen Square vigil on 30th anniversary A vigil commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown has attracted thousands of activists and residents. Organizers say the a...
14:16 2019-06-04

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Cu...
23:48 2019-07-16

Activists call on insurance companies to stop coverage of Trans Mountain pipeline A coalition of environmental and Indigenous groups is calling on insurance companies to drop or refuse to provide coverage of the Trans Mountain pipe...
21:32 2019-08-08

Hong Kong riot police clash with activists inside partly closed airport Riot police and demonstrators clashed again Tuesday inside Hong Kong International Airport, just hours after the disruption grounded all outbound fli...
22:16 2019-08-13

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that t...
01:32 2019-05-22

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7,500,000 Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil, in this case, the electronic cigarett...
01:16 2019-06-20

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do m...
17:32 2019-07-01

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ruled...
04:48 2019-07-19

Global engineering firm Aurecon cuts ties with Adani amid pressure from activists Investor action group says Carmichael coalmine project makes Indian giant ‘brand kryptonite’The global engineering and consultancy firm Aurecon has s...
16:48 2019-08-21

Police say Extinction Rebellion Heathrow drone protest activists could face life in jail Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone prot...
22:16 2019-06-14

Voter Turnout Surged Among People With Disabilities Last Year. Activists Want to Make Sure That Continues in 2020 When politicians are planning their outreach to various demographics ahead of the 2020 presidential race, they often focus on groups such as African ...
13:48 2019-07-10

Strange how some anti-abortion activists are happy to separate kids from parents | Arwa Mahdawi Tate Reeves, Mississippi’s lieutenant governor, congratulated Trump on the Ice raids – which is odd since Reeves positioned himself as a protector of...
09:48 2019-08-10

Girls On A Mission: Vogue Meets The Young Activists Taking On Rape Culture In India “I think there's this message to women and girls that they need to police their clothing, limit who they interact with and limit when they go out. En...
16:00 2019-08-06

More than 30 members of clergy, religious activists sign letter declaring their churches immigrant 'sanctuaries': report A group of more than 30 clergy and religious activists in Birmingham have signed a letter promising sanctuary to immigrants facing mass deportations ...
20:48 2019-08-13

Stonewall Forever: 50 years later, digital monument debuts. LGBTQ activists say it couldn't be more timely. Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activis...
11:32 2019-06-04

Hundreds Of Activists Fill Street To Continue Protesting Telescope Construction On Sacred Hawaiian Land On Sunday morning, hundreds of activists protested the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope at Mauna Kea on Hawaii island by gathering at Kalakaua ...
00:32 2019-07-22

Miami Dolphins owner fires back after anti-Trump activists plan Equinox, SoulCycle boycotts Stephen Ross, owner of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins, fired back Wednesday at critics of President Trump, defending his plans to host a fundraiser for Tru...
05:32 2019-08-08

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Activists move abortion debate to the margins as voters favor the middle Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
13:00 2019-06-03

Activists Demand Justice for Layleen Polanco, a Black Trans Woman Found Dead in a Rikers Island Jail Cell A 27-year-old black trans woman, Layleen Polanco, also known as Layleen Xtravaganza, was found dead in her jail cell on Rikers Island last week, and ...
02:16 2019-06-11

Oregon students will be able to take 'mental health days' off, thanks to teen activists The measure is an effort to combat the epidemic of suicide, which is Oregon's second leading cause of death among those ages 10 to 34.  &...
12:01 2019-07-22

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a ...
12:48 2019-05-21

Mike Brown’s Death Changed the World, but Local Activists Say It Hasn’t Changed Ferguson Today marks five years since Darren Wilson gunned down 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was far from the only black man to die ...
17:48 2019-08-09

Magid Magid incident highlights EU's race problem, say activists Green MEP said he was asked to leave as he arrived for first day of European parliamentAn incident in which a black British MEP was asked to leave th...
10:32 2019-07-04

Well, This Isn't How You Want To Start A Major Tournament The Open Championship got underway this morning on a rainy day at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Rory McIlroy, who is from Northern Ireland and ...
15:32 2019-07-18

San Francisco set to become first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco is set to become the first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarettes after city supervisors voted unanimously in favor of the ordinance on Tu...
23:16 2019-06-18

Intel announces major 5G IP auction After announcing that it will exit the 5G modem market back in April, Intel has put its IP related to cellular wireless connectivity up for auction a...
19:16 2019-07-01

AT&T is the first major US wireless carrier to let you pay via cryptocurrency If you’re an AT&T mobile customer, and you have some extra bitcoin lying around that you’re not doing anything with, you can now use it t...
19:48 2019-05-24

Jim Bouton Opened Up the Major Leagues to Everyone Through both his everyman path to professional baseball and his revealing memoir “Ball Four,” Bouton, who died on Wednesday, made a gilded world seem...
18:16 2019-07-11

Many top printers have major security flaws Researchers at the NCC Group have discovered significant vulnerabilities in six commonly used enterprise printers which could open up organizations t...
22:00 2019-08-08

San Francisco becomes 1st major US city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco became the first major U.S. city Tuesday to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes that have not undergone the required Food and Drug Ad...
13:48 2019-06-27

Researchers Take Major Step Towards Curing HIV Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have taken a major step towards curing HIV. UNMC announced Tuesday that researchers there, i...
19:00 2019-07-03

Stars who missed out on major roles You win some, you lose some - and the same goes for the stars! We've rounded up a list of celebrities who have lost out on or turned down major ...
15:16 2019-07-31

Telegram hit in major DDoS attack The encrypted messaging app Telegram was hit by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack while protesters used the app to communicate during rec...
16:32 2019-06-13

Second major heatwave sweeps across Europe Europe is experiencing a second major heatwave in less than two months. According to officials, temperatures are expected to reach 104 degrees. ...
19:48 2019-07-31

Could a major earthquake happen in Arizona? TUCSON – As thousands of Californians await the aftermath of the most recent earthquake, residents of Arizona wonder if the same seismic event ...
08:48 2019-07-08

Before July 5, Here's A Look At Major Announcements In Last Five Budgets Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the full-year Budget for 2019-20 on July 5. That would mark the first Budget by the NDA...
03:16 2019-06-18

Opinion: Major League Baseball is at a crossroads. What does it want to become? Baseball is at a crossroads. Juiced balls, intentional or not, is among the litany of anxieties that are troubling the players and the union.  ...
01:01 2019-07-10

This Simple Bar Pattern Can Tip You Off to Major Reversals in Any Market What's your favorite reversal indicator? Is there something you look for on a price chart that tips you off to a major trend change? Bestselling auth...
14:48 2019-06-13

Netflix raises prices in another major market Just months after Netflix announced its biggest price increase ever for US subscribers, The Guardian reports that the UK is getting a similar bump st...
14:16 2019-05-31

Email security still a major worry for businesses As email-based threats have grown in number as well as severity, new research from the security firm Barracuda has revealed that 94 percent of organi...
23:16 2019-07-05

Australia's Green makes first win a major at Women's PGA Hannah Green became the third Australian woman to win a major with a one-stroke victory over South Korean Park Sung-hyun at the Women's PGA Champions...
22:48 2019-06-23

Starrett-Lehigh building gets major upgrades — and new name The Starrett-Lehigh building is getting street cred with a new entrance, retail, restaurants and food hall under the new moniker Starrett-Lehigh Depo...
23:48 2019-06-18

Dodge Charger to get major revamp for 2020 Fiat Chrysler is claiming the new 2020 Charger Hellcat Widebody will be the "most powerful and fastest mass-produced sedan in the world." FCA said th...
12:48 2019-06-27

How "Fundamentals" Failed This Major Global Corporation Many investors believe that a company's stock price follows its “fundamentals.” However, that’s not always the case. The story of this international ...
20:32 2019-08-08

Russia Launches Major New Telescope Into Space MOSCOW — A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russi...
17:48 2019-07-13

U.S. weighs blacklisting another major Chinese firm A move against video surveillance maker Hikvision would broaden a U.S. campaign to sever China’s access to American know-how and inflame a deepening ...
12:16 2019-05-22

Huawei's 5G phone just got dropped by two major UK carriers The Huawei Mate 20 XOver the course of the past few days, multiple companies have cut ties with Huawei. This, in turn, is starting to affect the bran...
14:32 2019-05-22

How Muslims Have Been a Major Part of American History G/O Media is teaming up with Smartypants Pictures to premiere the second season of The Secret Life of Muslims — a video series with a view on modern ...
23:32 2019-05-24

The major expenditures of NY’s $1.26B capital-spending plan ALBANY — In the final hours of this year’s legislative session, lawmakers passed a massive “big ugly” bill that jacks up state spending on capital pr...
04:48 2019-06-22

UK companies report major fall in cyberattacks British businesses are reporting far fewer cyberattacks than previous years, new government research has found.A new report from the department for d...
05:16 2019-07-05

Messi gets another shot at a major title with Argentina After so much disappointment in major tournaments, Lionel Messi has another opportunity to win a title for Argentina at the Copa America   ...
07:48 2019-06-05

Major automakers post U.S. May sales increases Major automakers on Monday posted higher U.S. new vehicle sales for May, the first increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentimen...
13:32 2019-06-03

India’s Chandrayaan-2 mission just hit a major milestone India is now poised to become the fourth country on Earth to pull off a soft Moon landing. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched the...
18:00 2019-08-20

Woods trying to get up to speed for final major of year ​​​​​​​Tiger Woods was on the practice range when the gates at the British Open opened Tuesday, and before long he was on the tee and ready to go. He...
09:16 2019-07-17

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack ...
19:16 2019-06-22

The next major Windows 10 update could bring big changes to Cortana Microsoft’s drive to continuously update Windows 10 and its features looks set to continue, with a new build (18922) released to Windows Insid...
08:16 2019-06-20

Indonesia's Jakarta hit by major power blackout An electricity outage has hit most areas of the Indonesian capital and some neighboring provinces on Java island. The blackout happened two days afte...
01:32 2019-08-05

RBS picks Rose as first woman to run major UK bank The state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has picked Alison Rose to become its next chief executive, making her the first woman to head one of Br...
11:48 2019-08-10

US: Technical outage causes major delays for travelers US airports have confirmed lengthy delays for passengers due to a problem with their processing systems. The issue appears to have been dealt with an...
22:00 2019-08-16

UK suffers major UN defeat over Chagos Islands The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn the UK's continued occupation of the Chagos Islands -- a humiliating defeat f...
00:48 2019-05-23

US OPEN '19: How well do you know the American tennis major? US OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz      ...
18:48 2019-08-21

‘13 Reasons Why’ kills off a major character in season 3 Spoiler alert: This post contains info on 13 Reasons Why seasons 1 and 2. If you haven't watched them yet, you've been warned. Netflix unv...
15:32 2019-08-01

RBC becomes first major bank to forecast BoE rate cut this year The Bank of England will be forced to cut interest rates this year because of rising risks to Britain from Brexit and global trade tensions, Royal Ba...
08:48 2019-07-11

More major US immigration raids likely despite outcry – report White House ordered Ice agents to identify targets across the US, report says, with focus on workplacesMore major raids aimed at picking up undocumen...
22:16 2019-08-10

AT&T is the first major US carrier to offer a new method of payment AT&T has just announced that all customers accessing some of its services can now pay for them using cryptocurrency. The new option is available thro...
01:48 2019-05-24

Textbooks are expensive: You can get major discounts using these websites From Amazon and Chegg to lesser-known websites, this is where you can find your required textbooks for a major discount.     ...
00:32 2019-08-17

Why the Corvette C8 Became Mid-Engine and Got a Major Suspension Change We caught up with Josh Holder, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8’s Program Engineering Manager, at the car’s launch party last night to ask the question...
17:48 2019-07-19

Column: Nicklaus part of the major discussion again Column: Nicklaus likes what he saw from Woods at Augusta and gets back in conversation of whether his record can be broken     &...
20:32 2019-05-28

National Grid says cause of major UK power cut has been resolved National Grid, which owns the electricity and gas transmission system in England and Wales, said the cause of a major power cut across Britain has no...
17:00 2019-08-09

Jets’ odd war with Quinnen Williams may have major impact The Jets remain engaged in a contract standoff with first-round draft pick Quinnen Williams, who as a result may miss the beginning of training camp....
19:48 2019-07-23

Kurt Walker: ‘It was unbelievable. It was my major breakthrough’ Irish bantamweight Kurt Walker is delighted with his triumph at Minsk 2019 The post Kurt Walker: ‘It was unbelievable. It was my major breakthr...
09:16 2019-07-18

BMW plots major expansion of M performance range New M4, M3 and X8 M, as imagined here by Autocar, will be high-profile debutants Limited-run models and petrol-electric powertrains on the cards as...
03:16 2019-07-01

Major evacuations in Frankfurt over World War II bomb An area around Frankfurt Zoo and the European Central Bank has been evacuated so a 500-kilogram American bomb can be defused. Some 16,500 people were...
12:48 2019-07-07

MoviePass suffers major data breach Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass is the latest company to suffer a data breach after tens of thousands of customer card numbers and person...
15:48 2019-08-21

Mozilla Fixes Two Major Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in Firefox Mozilla has released Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 as well as Firefox 67.0.4 and Firefox ESR 60.7.2 to patch the two recent zero-day vulnerab...
12:16 2019-06-21

Will we see a major smartphone manufacturing shift away from China? We’re back at it again! This time, however, it’s not about the Huawei ban and its consequences. We’ve covered what it means for Huawei and the variou...
04:16 2019-05-31

Critic of major gas deal becomes new Papua New Guinea PM Former finance minister James Marape, a critic of a major global gas development deal, was elected by parliament as the new prime minister of Papua N...
22:48 2019-05-29

Factbox: Major shootings in the United States Two mass shootings within 13 hours of each other left 20 people dead in Texas and killed nine people in Ohio, carnage that shocked a country that has...
02:16 2019-08-05

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would. Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of...
13:48 2019-05-22

Major broadcasters sue nonprofit TV service over copyright infringement CBS, ABC, NBC and Fox have joined forces in a fight against Locast, a nonprofit streaming service funded in part by AT&T Inc and Dish Network Cor...
16:32 2019-07-31

Dogpiles and championships: Major Leaguers dish on their best CWS memories With the Royals and Tigers set to play the first MLB game in Omaha, we asked current major leaguers who have played in the CWS there to share their b...
22:32 2019-06-13

SEE IT: Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agenc...
04:32 2019-07-15

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapo...
23:48 2019-06-22

UPDATE 2-Major automakers post U.S. May sales increases Major automakers on Monday posted higher U.S. new vehicle sales for May, the first increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentimen...
12:48 2019-06-03

Jin Young Ko wins at Evian for 2nd major title of season Jin Young Ko clinched her second major title of the season, firing a 4-under 67 to win the Evian Championship by two shots with a 15-under total of 2...
16:32 2019-07-31

Football Show: What England must do to reach a major final "Our intrepid reporter Marcus Foley asks some fans in Portugal what England must do to reach a major final after their calamitous defeat to the Nethe...
16:16 2019-06-07

Germany's Deutsche Bank To Cut 18,000 Jobs In Major Overhaul The overhaul, one of several over the past few years, signals that Deutsche is coming to terms with its failure to keep pace with Wall Street's big h...
03:16 2019-07-08

Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but ...
08:48 2019-07-14

Brazil clinches designation as 'major non-NATO ally' to U.S. President Donald Trump has officially designated Brazil as a major non-NATO ally, making good on a promise he made to Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro...
13:32 2019-08-01

NYC posts record low in murders, other major crimes: cops Murders in New York have reached an all-time low, police announced Monday as they revealed “record” reductions in major crimes — along with an uptick...
17:01 2019-07-08

Four women allege discrimination in major Disney pay gap case The claims widen a previous class-action case alleging gender bias and extend to the company’s music label and theme parksFour women joined a major p...
12:32 2019-07-06

California desert braces for aftershocks from major 7.1 quake Emergency officials in Southern California's high desert braced for strong, potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged bu...
08:01 2019-07-06

Major automakers post U.S. higher May new vehicle sales Major automakers on Monday reported better-than-expected U.S. new vehicle sales for May, posting the first monthly increase for 2019 as a strong econ...
20:32 2019-06-03

Rabobank is the second major bank to cancel its cryptocurrency wallet After exploring the opportunity last year, major Dutch bank Rabobank has decided it’s not going to take its plans for a cryptocurrency wallet any fur...
08:16 2019-05-23

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters o...
19:16 2019-06-03

Weekend Box Office: Godzilla reigns, but at a major cost Early expectations for Godzilla: King Of The Monsters were understandably high - a $60 million domestic haul sounds fairly reasonable for one of the ...
02:48 2019-06-04

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of...
07:48 2019-06-14

Major Industries Use Coordinated Universal Time. Why Doesn't Everyone Else? A pair of Johns Hopkins professors want to change the way we keep time. Everyone, they argue, should abandon local time zones and instead set clocks ...
13:32 2019-07-12

Major donor Norway frets over Brazil deforestation Norway has expressed alarm over accelerating destruction of the Amazon and concern for the future of a Brazilian rainforest protection fund it has gi...
07:48 2019-07-05

Microsoft is testing a major change to Windows keyboards Microsoft is apparently considering adding a dedicated Office key to keyboards, and the move is absolutely brilliant if you think about it. Microsoft...
13:48 2019-06-18

India-US Trade Talks End Without Major Progress: Report Trade negotiators from India and the US ended talks on Friday without making major progress on a range of disputes over tariffs and other protectioni...
18:32 2019-07-12

Report: All Four Major Mobile Networks in the UK Are Using Huawei 5G Gear UK telecoms aren’t taking warnings from U.S. intelligence agencies that telecommunications gear produced by Chinese tech giant Huawei could pose a se...
05:32 2019-07-07

Svitolina becomes first Ukrainian woman to reach major semi It was 28th-time lucky for Elina Svitolina as she finally managed to get a grip on her nerves to become the first Ukrainian woman to reach the single...
13:16 2019-07-09

Tom Holland just leaked a major ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ spoiler Tom Holland and Mark Ruffalo are easily the two most prominent leakers from the massive roster of MCU stars. They’ve both spoiled critical scen...
15:48 2019-06-06

Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays Russia’s space agency says a Russian Proton-M rocket has successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit after days of launch delays...
19:48 2019-07-13

Amazon drivers part of major theft ring, FBI says A theft ring in Washington state sold millions of dollars’ worth of stolen goods on Amazon.com in the past six years, and a pair of contract Amazon d...
12:16 2019-08-02

The First Major Airline Just Dropped Boeing’s 737 Max for a Rival Airplane (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — A Saudi budget airline is ordering 30 Airbus planes in a deal that replaces a $6 billion agreement it had with ...
21:00 2019-07-08

Daily on Energy: Major climate legislation vs. the filibuster Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:16 2019-08-09

Out of shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug       ...
06:48 2019-07-22

Cuomo’s controversial MTA appointee clears major hurdle Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s controversial appointment to the MTA board got the blessing of two powerful state Senate committees Wednesday afternoon, and is e...
23:32 2019-06-19