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Hong Kong: Protesters block seat of government, delaying extradition bill reading

Thousands of protesters descended on the government headquarters and blocked at least two major roads in central Hong Kong to oppose a new extradition bill. The bill's second reading was delayed due to the demonstration....

Hong Kong: Protesters block seat of government, delaying extradition bill reading

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Hong Kong Lawmakers Cancel Extradition-Law Debate for the Week The city’s legislature scrapped plans to debate a contentious extradition law through Friday, as opponents called for another mass demonstration to k...
13:00 2019-06-13

Extradition law is 'final nail' in Hong Kong's coffin: activist A Hong Kong independence activist said on Tuesday that proposed amendments to the city's legal system that would allow captured fugitives to be sent ...
15:32 2019-06-04

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fuelling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland Chin...
03:16 2019-06-12

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditi...
20:32 2019-06-09

Exclusive: Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the special administrative region's government pushes for sweepin...
01:16 2019-05-29

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
12:32 2019-06-12

UK PM May says Hong Kong extradition must be in line with Sino-British declaration British Prime Minister Theresa May said extradition rules in Hong Kong had to respect the rights and freedoms set out in the 1984 Sino-British Joint...
08:16 2019-06-12

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland Chin...
08:16 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow peopl...
05:00 2019-06-10

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets HONG KONG (AP) — A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that wou...
06:00 2019-06-09

Telegram founder claims China disrupted the app to sabotage Hong Kong protesters As Hong Kong battles against the proposed extradition bill that would China more power over the autonomous territory, protesters in the city are said...
08:48 2019-06-13

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Watch Quietly With Alarm A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional...
04:32 2019-06-12

‘Chaotic’ video shows Hong Kong police using batons, tear gas against protesters While many demonstrators remained peaceful, pockets of protesters charged police with umbrellas. Police responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and b...
16:48 2019-06-12

No credit cards, no selfies: How Hong Kong’s protesters are evading the surveillance state Today's movement is intentionally leaderless, with participants using cash, encrypted apps and face masks to leave no trace for authorities to follow...
03:16 2019-06-16

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
14:16 2019-06-13

Hong Kong gears up for protests, strikes as extradition anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow peopl...
06:00 2019-06-11

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public ...
11:00 2019-06-09

Hong Kong's independence advocates fear reach of proposed extradition law Some Hong Kong independence activists say they may be forced to leave the city if a proposed extradition law allowing suspects to be sent to mainland...
06:16 2019-05-31

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
11:32 2019-06-09

U.S. gravely concerned by proposed amendments to Hong Kong extradition laws The United States is gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a U....
16:32 2019-06-10

Hong Kong Protester Dies After Unfurling Anti-Extradition Banner A man has died after unfurling a banner protesting Hong Kong’s extradition bill on the side of a shopping mall, local media reports. The man, d...
14:32 2019-06-15

| Hong Kong protesters | Trump, Kim Jong Un progress: WATCH the top world new videos for today Hong Kong protesters prepare barricades near government offices | A year since Singapore, has Trump made progress?; here are the top world news video...
06:48 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in H...
09:32 2019-06-17

Police repeatedly fire tear gas on protesters as confrontation turns violent in Hong Kong Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Wednesday with large crowds of protesters gathering around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed debate on ...
06:48 2019-06-12

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.  ...
13:48 2019-06-10

U.S. State Department Expresses ‘Grave Concern’ Over Hong Kong Extradition Proposal The U.S. State Department expressed “grave concern” over a proposed law in Hong Kong that would allow extraditions to mainland China, war...
22:16 2019-06-10

Fearing China’s Rule, Hong Kong Residents Resist Extradition Plan The fight against the proposal has become the most serious showdown between the public and the authorities since the Umbrella protests in 2014 demand...
16:48 2019-06-07

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the...
09:48 2019-06-09

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bri...
18:32 2019-06-09

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Legislature Postpones Extradition Debate Again In the wake of clashes between protesters and riot police, officials said lawmakers would not meet on Thursday to discuss the bill that would allow e...
01:32 2019-06-13

Crowds demand Hong Kong's top official quit after only pausing on China extradition plan Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday to demand the city's top official resign a day after she suspended — but did not withdraw —conte...
09:16 2019-06-16

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to ...
03:48 2019-06-10

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam&...
23:32 2019-06-10

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade ...
21:32 2019-06-12

Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects...
15:00 2019-06-14

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice&#...
05:00 2019-06-10

Q&A: Why bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allo...
04:32 2019-06-12

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the dold...
07:32 2019-06-10

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the dold...
03:16 2019-06-10

China condemns violent behavior in Hong Kong, supports government China's foreign ministry said on Thursday the central government strongly condemns the violent behavior of protesters in Hong Kong and supports the g...
07:16 2019-06-13

The Latest: Hong Kong leader suspends unpopular bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam ha...
04:32 2019-06-15

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

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose ...
01:48 2019-06-10

The Latest: Legal group urges Hong Kong to withdraw bill The Hong Kong Bar Association is urging the city’s leader to withdraw a controversial bill that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland Chi...
09:32 2019-06-12

Hong Kong delays bill debate as protest crowds amass at HQ Hong Kong delayed a legislative session to debate extradition bill as protesters amassed to block entry to the building out of concern the measure si...
03:00 2019-06-12

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the street...
12:48 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear con...
06:00 2019-06-10

The Latest: Hong Kong sets June 20 vote on contentious bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over Hong Kong’s extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The head of Hong Kong’s leg...
10:16 2019-06-11

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill HONG KONG (AP) — Pressure on Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extr...
00:16 2019-06-15

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest Hong Kong’s government has signaled it will push ahead with amending extradition laws despite a massive protest that underscored fears about mainland...
07:00 2019-06-10

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protes Hong Kong's leader signaled Monday that her government will push ahead with amendments to extradition laws despite a massive protest against the...
13:48 2019-06-10

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferred to mainlan...
10:00 2019-06-15

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow...
13:48 2019-06-15

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, and opponents of the bill said they would ...
10:16 2019-06-14

Hong Kong braces for mass protests against bill allowing extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
08:16 2019-06-11

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after th...
09:48 2019-06-10

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to am...
06:16 2019-06-14

Hong Kong government issues apology over handling of politically-charged legislation that sparked massive protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong government issues apology over handling of politically-charged legislation that sparked massive protests. The post Hong Ko...
10:16 2019-06-16

Climate protesters block cruise ship in Kiel Police called in the special forces to deal with climate protesters in the northern German port of Kiel. About 50 people blocked the departure of the...
21:16 2019-06-09

Two deaths as protesters burn tires, block roads in Haiti PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Protesters denouncing corruption blocked roads and paralyzed much of Haiti’s capital Sunday as they demanded the removal of P...
14:48 2019-06-10

Haiti: Anti-corruption protesters burn tires, block roads Thousands of demonstrators denouncing corruption have called for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise in further protests over alleged misuse o...
18:32 2019-06-09

Anti-corruption protesters, burn tires, block roads in Haiti PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of protesters denouncing corruption have paralyzed much of the Haitian capital as they demand the removal of P...
14:16 2019-06-09

Canadian official dismisses suggestion to block Huawei CFO’s extradition Chrystia Freeland said move would set a dangerous precedent while Meng Wanzhou will challenge extradition requestCanada’s foreign minister, Chrystia ...
16:16 2019-06-13

Sudan protesters block roads in Khartoum with stones, burning tyres: witness Sudanese protesters blocked roads in several parts of the capital Khartoum with stones and burning tyres, a witness said, after troops tried to dispe...
04:48 2019-06-03

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham protesters plan to swarm key London roads and block traffic during rush hour Extinction Rebellion is planning to cause rush-hour chaos on Friday by blocking major roads in south-east London to protest against dangerous levels ...
08:32 2019-06-13

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been...
11:32 2019-05-21

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states, territori...
17:32 2019-05-30

New Zealand court orders government to reconsider first China extradition decision New Zealand's Court of Appeal on Tuesday ordered the government to reassess its decision to extradite a man to China to face murder charges due to hu...
22:48 2019-06-10

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
00:48 2019-06-10

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally l...
09:32 2019-06-12

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the countr...
14:48 2019-06-15

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a t...
19:32 2019-06-15

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring ...
07:16 2019-05-28

Firebombs set off near 2 Hong Kong police stations HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating apparent firebomb attacks outside the police headquarters and a police station. Police sa...
07:48 2019-06-07

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continu...
23:48 2019-06-16

Trump says he is sure Hong Kong and China 'will be able to work it out' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city agai...
16:48 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about publi...
14:16 2019-06-13

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople ...
10:32 2019-06-11

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspect...
09:48 2019-06-10

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify Hong Kong Protests Protesters in gas masks flooding the streets of Hong Kong might hope U.S. President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure against the former British colo...
13:00 2019-06-13

| China tells US to stop trying to 'mess up' Hong Kong Beijing on Friday denounced what it called "violent interference" by US lawmakers critical of what they see as a worsening human rights environment i...
16:00 2019-06-14

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not...
14:32 2019-06-15

Alibaba Files Plans to List in Hong Kong Alibaba Group Holding has filed confidential paperwork for a Hong Kong listing, according to people familiar with the matter, kicking off a process t...
11:16 2019-06-13

30 Years Later, Hong Kong Still Harbors the Spirit of Tiananmen The center of one of the densest metropolises in the world fell momentarily quiet Tuesday night, as well over a hundred thousand people gathered in H...
10:48 2019-06-04

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing - Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong initial public offering, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2ICeJNR on Thursday, ...
05:00 2019-06-13

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as ...
08:48 2019-05-21

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Hit Highest Since 2008 The rates at which Hong Kong’s banks lend to one another surged to levels last seen during the global financial crisis, but economists said seasonal ...
14:32 2019-06-13

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confid...
17:32 2019-06-13

Opinion: China pulling the strings in Hong Kong The message of the mass protests in Hong Kong is clear: China's interference is not welcome. But city leaders aren't listening. The basic principle o...
13:48 2019-06-16

Hong Kong ex-JPMorgan princeling case gets personal A case by Hong Kong’s ICAC against an individual on bribery charges is another example of Asia-Pacific regulators targeting the person as well as the...
08:48 2019-05-21

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal ...
09:16 2019-05-21

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

Hong Kong Upheaval Puts Beijing in a Bind Massive protests over an extradition bill present a serious challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping, already facing an economic slowdown and escala...
03:16 2019-06-17

Massive Crowds Take to Streets in 'Last Fight' for Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand tri...
10:48 2019-06-09

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

| Beijing says will 'firmly support' Hong Kong leader Lam Beijing has reiterated its backing of Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam after a massive demonstration demanding she resigns over a controversia...
08:48 2019-06-17

Violent protests broke out in Hong Kong — Here's what happened Large crowds of protesters gathered around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed a debate on a legal change that's been condemned by hund...
20:16 2019-06-12

Timeline: A growing unease in Hong Kong about the future A series of steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have prompted a growing uneasiness among Hong Kong residents about their f...
11:32 2019-06-11

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WA...
05:32 2019-06-13

30 Years After Tiananmen, the Future for Protest in Hong Kong Is Hazy As demonstrators in Hong Kong prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, one question on people’s minds is: For how much...
09:16 2019-06-02

Hong Kong Craves Autonomy as China Demands Loyalty Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
00:48 2019-06-10

Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms Steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have raised unease among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst ...
04:32 2019-06-12

How this Hong Kong CEO from a billionaire family is reinventing hotels for millennials "When I look at Rosewood, I see myself as a target customer. So, that makes it quite easy to kind of craft the experiences, because I would be lookin...
02:01 2019-05-31

Tiananmen Square massacre marked with Hong Kong vigil More than 100,000 gather for anniversary but many fear for future of commemorationMore than 100,000 people have gathered in Hong Kong for a candlelig...
21:48 2019-06-04

Hong Kong Remembers Tiananmen Square Victims 30 Years On More than 180,000 people attended a Hong Kong vigil remembering victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years ago, organizers said, equaling the ...
21:48 2019-06-04

Hong Kong court: Denying same-sex spousal benefits unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples in a ruling ...
04:16 2019-06-06

Hong Kong lawmaker gets suspended sentence over 'Occupy' charges Legislator Tanya Chan was handed a suspended sentence on Monday after she was found guilty of inciting public nuisance during the 2014 pro-democracy ...
03:32 2019-06-10

US Student Wrote, "I'm From Hong Kong." Intense Chinese Anger Followed Sitting on a bus in Boston, thousands of miles from her home in Hong Kong, college student Frances Hui crossed paths with an inquisitive fellow passe...
23:16 2019-05-25

The Latest: Hong Kong session delayed as protest gathers HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 11 a.m. 11:03 a.m. The secretariat of Hong KongR...
23:32 2019-06-11

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and business executives off Hong K...
14:48 2019-06-09

China says Hong Kong matters purely an internal affair China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Hong Kong matters are purely a Chinese internal affair and China demands the United States stops interf...
06:00 2019-06-11

Valuations in China and Hong Kong look 'fairly decent': Investor Binay Chandgothia of Principal Global Investors says he would start looking to add exposure to stocks in Hong Kong and China as they sell off more. H...
05:48 2019-06-13

Hong Kong leader Lam to meet media at 3 p.m. on Saturday: statement Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports the government will suspe...
07:00 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activist...
15:32 2019-06-13

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former Britis...
13:00 2019-06-15

The Latest: Hong Kong legislator says young have lost faith A Hong Kong legislator says young people have lost faith in the police force and government following violent clashes with protesters opposed to lega...
04:00 2019-06-13

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar commen...
19:16 2019-06-14

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying...
15:00 2019-06-15

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

Telegram hit by massive Chinese cyberattack during Hong Kong protests The app, which says it has 200 million users worldwide, has been widely used in Hong Kong to coordinate demonstrations against a controversial extrad...
12:32 2019-06-13

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details Thursday, although ...
12:32 2019-06-13

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the st...
22:48 2019-06-15

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the...
10:48 2019-06-13

Hong Kong is in danger. China’s promise of democracy was a lie | Anonymous The extradition bill would bulldoze our legal system and hurt our economy. As a former lawyer, I’m protesting to save themThe ninth of June 2019 was ...
10:48 2019-06-13

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from prison HONG KONG (AP) — Joshua Wong, a leading figure in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, has been released from prison. Wong’...
01:16 2019-06-17

Nikkei tick up in sympathy with Hong Kong, outlook cloudy Japanese share prices ticked up on Monday, erasing initial losses, after Hong Kong shares gained after Hong Kong's leader indefinitely delayed an unp...
00:48 2019-06-17

The long road: Hong Kong autonomy has been tested since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will b...
05:32 2019-06-13

Hong Kong marchers gather as protester’s death mourned Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the st...
03:16 2019-06-16

Hong Kong’s Retreat Chips Away at Xi Jinping’s Iron Image The suspension of legislation to extradite suspects to China was the biggest political reversal of Xi Jinping’s years in power. Will it undermine his...
12:48 2019-06-16

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislat...
00:16 2019-06-13

Sieren's China: Hong Kong is losing room to maneuver There is no doubt that Hong Kong belongs to China. But DW's Frank Sieren does not believe fugitives on the island should be extradited to the mainlan...
22:00 2019-06-13

Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people are marching in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ...
08:16 2019-05-26

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that wo...
11:32 2019-06-14

Hong Kong raises $1 billion in oversubscribed first green bond Hong Kong raised $1 billion from the sale of its first green bond on Wednesday, as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center fo...
12:48 2019-05-22

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquar...
09:16 2019-06-17

U.S. senators propose law for annual certification of Hong Kong autonomy U.S. lawmakers on Thursday responded to the crisis in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law with China by introducing legislation that would req...
06:32 2019-06-14

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and ...
06:32 2019-05-22

Drone video shows massive protest in Hong Kong Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters on Wednesday, delaying a legislative session on a proposed extradit...
14:16 2019-06-12

The Latest: Hong Kong leadership meets as protests loom HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s chief executive has met...
00:16 2019-06-15

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 quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large HONG KONG (AP) — Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that wou...
02:00 2019-06-14

Alibaba files to list in Hong Kong as soon as third quarter: source Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that will take place as soon as the third quarter...
04:32 2019-06-13

Bill for Brexit consultants tops £97m as government criticised The government has been criticised for a "lack of transparency" and failure to grasp expenditure details related to consultancy work it bought in pre...
21:16 2019-06-06

Hong Kong leader warns against 'radical actions' ahead of strike Small businesses gearing up for one-day shutdown in protests against proposed extradition lawHong Kong’s top political leader has urged people to ref...
14:00 2019-06-11

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

| Chinese media blames Hong Kong demo on collusion with West Chinese media on has blamed foreign interference over the huge protest that brought central Hong Kong to a standstill, accusing opponents of the city...
06:00 2019-06-10

Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, jammed the city's streets Sunday in a march protesting the government's handling of a prop...
07:16 2019-06-16

Chinese cyberattack hits encrypted messaging app used by Hong Kong protestors BEIJING — An encrypted messaging app said Thursday that it was hit by a powerful cyberattack from China as a major protest unfolded in Hong Kong. The...
15:16 2019-06-13

Indian Artist To Present Largest Solo Show In Hong Kong The largest-ever solo Hong Kong exhibition of Indian artist NS Harsha, known for his multi-faceted artistic practice, would show how textile is a bla...
11:16 2019-05-22

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstr...
00:32 2019-06-16

US briefing: Kushner company, Hong Kong protests and US-Mexico deal Monday’s top story: Firm part-owned by president’s son-in-law received $90m from offshore investors. Plus, San Francisco’s fog is an Instagram hitSub...
08:32 2019-06-10

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

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to ...
07:00 2019-06-15

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban o...
15:48 2019-05-22

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the ...
02:00 2019-06-14

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 police mobilize amid protest calls Local media reports in Hong Kong say police are mobilizing thousands of additional officers to keep order amid calls for protesters to begin gatherin...
05:32 2019-06-11

Chinese paper says 'foreign forces' trying to create havoc in Hong Kong "Foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former Briti...
20:32 2019-06-09

Alibaba plans $20 billion blockbuster Hong Kong listing: sources Alibaba is considering raising as much as $20 billion through a secondary listing in Hong Kong, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, lining ...
00:32 2019-05-28

City of dissent: How Hong Kong has a long and proud tradition of protesting From the Leftist riots of the 1960s to an uprising that fought a "brainwashing" National Education system, Hongkongers have always protested. But has...
23:48 2019-06-14

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere and humble’ apology to her people Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a “humble” apology Sunday for her handling of an extradition law that sparked the biggest pr...
13:16 2019-06-16

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that wo...
00:32 2019-06-09

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s govern...
14:32 2019-06-15

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from Hong Kong prison Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison and has vowed to join ongoing protests demanding that the head of the isla...
05:32 2019-06-17

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests Traffic restored in the heart of Hong Kong day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects ...
22:48 2019-06-12

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city agai...
19:16 2019-06-12

Hong Kong reports second swine fever case, to cull 4,700 pigs Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of African swine fever, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China, with ...
00:32 2019-06-01

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of...
17:48 2019-06-12

China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests China doubled down on its support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday after days of protests in the Chinese-ruled city over a planned extraditi...
09:00 2019-06-17

China won't allow Hong Kong leader to step down despite mass unrest: HK official Beijing won't let Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, step down even if she wanted to, a senior city government official close to her said on Monday, add...
09:00 2019-06-17

Trump To Raise Hong Kong Protests With Xi Jinping At G20: Mike Pompeo US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, Secretary o...
13:16 2019-06-16

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from prison A prominent pro-democracy activist has been released from prison. Joshua Wong's release comes a day after a record-breaking protest in the former Bri...
23:48 2019-06-16

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extrad...
08:16 2019-06-12

Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong scores hit with Tiananmen song HONG KONG (AP) — Thirty years after it was crushed by China’s army, the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement is being commemorated in art, l...
11:16 2019-06-02

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists Hungary's government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists ...
09:16 2019-06-05

Umbrella Movement leader joins Hong Kong protests after jail time A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversi...
07:16 2019-06-17

Joshua Wong, Leader of Hong Kong Protests in 2014, Is Freed From Prison The release of Mr. Wong, a then teenager who became the face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, comes as the city is once again gripped by protes...
06:48 2019-06-17

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

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples,...
09:32 2019-06-06

Veteran cleric and Hong Kong democrat keeps up quest for 'historical truth' of Tiananmen Veteran Hong Kong democracy campaigner and Baptist cleric Chu Yiu-ming was in his mid-40s when he joined demonstrators around Beijing's Tiananmen Squ...
04:16 2019-05-28

Thousands gather in Hong Kong for China's lone Tiananmen Square memorial Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday for the lone memorial in China commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Squar...
00:00 2019-06-05

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police du...
08:16 2019-06-12

Chinese paper says 'foreign forces' using Hong Kong havoc to hurt China "Foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former Briti...
03:32 2019-06-10

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as ...
08:48 2019-06-17

Filipino maids' dragon boat team makes splash in Hong Kong Filipino women are paddling for gold in this year’s dragon boat races in Hong Kong, with one thing separating them from the competition - they are al...
04:48 2019-06-03

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at the worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Commu...
04:00 2019-06-13

Thousands dressed in black rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after she sus...
03:32 2019-06-16

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Senior Official Urges Demonstrators to Disperse The police used pepper spray and water cannons against thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s streets and forced the Legislative Council to ...
03:16 2019-06-12

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong, demand city leader step down Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city’s streets Sunday in a vehement show of...
11:16 2019-06-16

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes...
13:48 2019-06-16

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Hong Kong’s political crisis has enter...
00:32 2019-06-17

Nissan’s Infiniti brand to move back to Japan from Hong Kong: document Nissan Motor Co’s premium brand Infiniti is relocating its headquarters back to Japan from Hong Kong, its home since 2012, to create "more operationa...
03:32 2019-05-29

Cboe Global Markets Recognized in Hong Kong As Approved Stock Exchange CHICAGO – January 23, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, toda...
09:48 2019-05-21

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Commu...
07:00 2019-06-13

China state media criticize foreign 'hypocrisy' over Hong Kong after climbdown Foreign "meddling" in the affairs of Hong Kong is hypocritical and "ill-intentioned", and Beijing will continue to back embattled chief executive Car...
02:00 2019-06-17

Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets on Sunday to demand Hong Kong's leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bil...
22:16 2019-06-15

| WATCH: Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong is released from prison Joshua Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" democracy protests in 2014, is released from prison. WATCH NOW...
02:16 2019-06-17

Hong Kong leads Asian stocks lower, oil fragile at five-month lows Asian shares slumped on Thursday as the Hong Kong market was hit for the second straight session following a day of massive street protests, while oi...
04:32 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests send stocks lower, spark scramble for cash Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protests against the territory's ...
02:48 2019-06-12

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in H...
07:32 2019-06-13

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protec...
13:48 2019-06-13

Alibaba reportedly files for a Hong Kong listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as the third quarter Alibaba has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person with...
13:16 2019-06-13

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

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
02:00 2019-06-17

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
09:32 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fres...
06:32 2019-06-17

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Demonstrators Urge City’s Leader to Step Down Many protesters said they were no longer demonstrating only against a contentious extradition bill but also the city’s leadership and the police resp...
05:16 2019-06-16

Pressure builds on Hong Kong leader as democracy activist vows to join protests Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass prot...
02:00 2019-06-17

Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since 1989 Tiananmen Square protests More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed...
13:00 2019-05-26

‘It’s Not the Final Battle.’ 8 Questions for Freed Hong Kong Democracy Campaigner Joshua Wong The international face of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, Joshua Wong was released from prison in Hong Kong Monday at a critical juncture in th...
09:32 2019-06-17

Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) Authorized to Provide Automated Trading Services in Hong Kong CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today anno...
09:48 2019-05-21

Freed Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Addresses Rally on the Day He Is Released From Prison Activists and striking students gathered outside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Monday to listen to freed democracy campaigner Joshua Wong ...
09:32 2019-06-17

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 201...
02:16 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Police Fire Rubber Bullets As Protests Turn To Violent Chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
11:48 2019-06-12

China, Hong Kong homebuyers play cross-border musical chairs in Bay Area An ambitious plan to transform the industrial towns of China's Pearl River Delta into a modern economic zone powered by new technology ventures has t...
05:32 2019-06-13

| Hong Kong protests | Carter talks Trump: WATCH the top World news videos for today Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament | Carter talks Trump, China and leadership at church; here are the top World news v...
01:16 2019-06-10

Alibaba seeks stock split to boost available shares ahead of reported Hong Kong listing Under Alibaba's proposal, one share would be split into eight with the number of shares available for investors increasing from 4 billion to 32 ...
02:48 2019-06-17

Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful. The post Hong Kong...
04:16 2019-06-06

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hon...
07:32 2019-06-13

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov Links DDoS Cyber-Attack to Hong Kong Unrest, China Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company's CEO said Thursday, linking it to the ongoing political un...
05:16 2019-06-13

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
00:48 2019-06-17

“Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence HONG KONG (AP) — “Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence. The...
01:16 2019-06-17

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
05:32 2019-06-13

Lord of the manor's £500k bill after 'preposterous' bid to block new homes backfires A retired solicitor who tried in vain to use his lord of the manor title to block a multimillion-pound development on the edge of an ancient common f...
10:16 2019-06-17

Mexico’s environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico’s minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation i...
19:16 2019-05-25

The Latest: Rain delaying start of play at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 2 p.m. Rain is delaying the start of play for the last two women’s quarterfin...
09:48 2019-06-05

U.S. mulls delaying threatened tariffs on Mexican products: Bloomberg The United States is considering delaying the imposition of tariffs on Mexican products that President Donald Trump has threatened to put in place on...
15:32 2019-06-06

‘Frustrated’ Betances suffers setback, again delaying Yankees’ dream CLEVELAND — Initial testing of Dellin Betances’ right shoulder in Tampa didn’t uncover anything alarming, but the Yankees are sending the reliever to...
23:48 2019-06-08

U.S. weighs delaying Mexico tariffs as time for deal runs short Mexico is pushing for more time to negotiate over concerns the two sides won’t be able to reach agreement on all the steps Mexico would have to take ...
15:32 2019-06-06

United Airlines jet blows tires upon landing at Newark, delaying flights Federal officials are investigating after a United Airlines Boeing 757 blew several tires on landing at Newark Liberty International Airport, delayin...
18:16 2019-06-15

After Samsung's Galaxy Fold Disaster, Huawei Is Delaying Its Foldable Phone, Too The Samsung Galaxy Fold was originally supposed to go on sale April 26, but after some early struggles and concerns about durability, Samsung postpon...
17:16 2019-06-14

Harlan Coben: 'I cry a lot when I write – I need to cry more when I’m reading' The thriller author on the book that explains why writers are ‘plain nuts’, and the William Goldman novel that started him on his career pathThe book...
06:32 2019-06-14

Summer reading guide: 20 hot new books This summer is looking to be a good one for book lovers. Here's a look at the 20 books we can’t wait to read (on the beach or otherwise). ...
20:48 2019-05-30

Calculate the Reading Time for Any Book If you’re trying to read more books, it’s helpful to know how long a book will take you—not how many days, but how much actual reading time. The site...
19:16 2019-06-04

Recommended Reading: Fighting deepfakes Top AI researchers race to detect 'deepfake' videos: 'We are outgunned' Drew Harwell, The Washington Post The 2016 US president...
13:48 2019-06-15

Record Yourself Reading Your Kid's Favorite Books The Guardian published a list of advice from children’s laureates on how to raise bookworms. One of my favorite ideas comes from Julia Donaldson, an ...
21:48 2019-06-13

ES magazine's summer reading list Whether you're looking for a hard-hitting debut or the perfect beach read by your favourite author, this list will make picking your summer book list...
03:32 2019-06-13

Dear NBA, If You're Reading This It's Too Late to Stop Drake “I got enemies, got a lot of enemies; Got a lot of people tryna drain me of my energy; They tryna take the waaaaaaaave from a nigga; Fuckin’ with the...
11:48 2019-05-31

What Were YOU Reading When the Euro Peaked in 2018 – then Plunged For a Year? In February 2018, euro-bullishness was everywhere: Traders, the media, Wall Street. Now watch Jim Martens show his charts & forecast that went agains...
08:31 2019-05-21

Recommended Reading: The music streaming payday won't go to artists The record industry expects a windfall. Where will the money go? Marc Hogan, Pitchfork It's no secret the music industry is booming on the bac...
16:16 2019-06-08

Georgia stops voting by felons using broadest reading of law SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Tens of thousands of people with felony convictions aren’t allowed to vote in Georgia under a vaguely worded law that elec...
11:16 2019-05-28

Cost-cutting MNG reaches deal to buy bankrupt Reading Eagle MNG Enterprises, after losing its $1.36 billion bid to stage a hostile takeover of Gannett, this week got a consolation prize when it reached a deal ...
00:48 2019-05-24

Reading Toni Morrison’s 1973 Summer Essay “Cooking Out” The Book Review’s Summer Reading issue is out this week; 46 years ago, Toni Morrison wrote an essay about cooking out for the 1973 Summer Reading iss...
13:32 2019-05-31

Summer reading guide: 20 of the season's hottest new books This summer is looking to be a good one for book lovers. Here's a look at the 20 books we can’t wait to read (on the beach or otherwise). ...
13:32 2019-05-30

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the abili...
10:16 2019-05-21

Recommended Reading: Blame the apps for iPhone privacy woes iPhone privacy is broken... and apps are to blame Joanna Stern, The Wall Street Journal Thanks in part to Facebook's privacy blunders, concern...
13:16 2019-06-01

Vanessa Hudgens to Play Allie in Reading of The Notebook Musical Adaptation Vanessa Hudgens is returning to her music roots, sort of. The High School Musical star, who also showcases her musical performance skills in Grease:...
18:16 2019-06-13

Recommended Reading: Undercover moms battle autism 'cure' on Facebook Parents are poisoning their children with bleach to 'cure' autism. These moms are trying to stop it. Brandy Zadrozny, NBC News Don't...
20:16 2019-05-25

Men are better than women at reading maps because they played with Lego as kids, scientist claims The stereotype that men are better than women at reading maps is true, a brain expert has claimed, but only because they played with Lego as children...
13:32 2019-05-29

'Game of Thrones' cast gets emotional reading the finale in HBO documentary 'The Last Watch' To the delight of many "Game of Thrones" fans, the Sunday night void on HBO where new episodes of the fantasy series would normally air was filled wi...
13:00 2019-05-28

A New Hearing Aid Promises to Tune Out Distracting Voices By Reading the Wearer's Brain Waves You don’t notice it happening, but in a crowded, noisy room, your brain has the remarkable ability to effectively tune out all but the people you’re ...
18:32 2019-05-30

Rashida Tlaib holds back tears while reading aloud death threat she received Rep. Rashida Tlaib expressed emotion during a committee hearing addressing white supremacy on Tuesday when she read aloud a death threat she received...
00:32 2019-06-05

How to Survive the Middle Seat Are you currently being jabbed in the midriff by the elbows of dueling strangers? You must be seated in a middle seat on a flight. And we are sorry....
19:16 2019-06-04

Mercedes’ new GLB is a small SUV that’ll seat seven At an event in Utah, Mercedes took the wraps off its latest SUV, the 2020 GLB. The automaker is positioning it between the GLA and GLC. With the SUV ...
23:32 2019-06-10

TFD offers car seat safety classes TUCSON –Tucson Fire Department will be giving over 100 car seats during their Car Seat Safety Class this summer. The department received a $15,000 Ca...
22:16 2019-06-06

Mom gives birth in front seat of her car, son gets it all on camera A Nevada woman gave birth in the front seat of her car while driving to the hospital — and her 11-year-old son caught the whole thing on his ce...
00:32 2019-05-31

New all-electric SEAT Mii due for launch in Oslo News 3 Jun, 2019 SEAT's first all-electric model will make its global debut in Norway, before visiting Liverpool, Paris and Milan ...
12:48 2019-06-03

These Are Our Readers' Four Favorite Under-Seat Bags Now boarding: our readers’ four favorite under-seat bags. Whether this is the only bag you bring on a weekend getaway, or a companion to your rolling...
01:32 2019-05-24

Car-seat naps outside the car put babies at risk (Reuters Health) - Most infant deaths in car-safety seats happen when the seat is being used as a napping spot, rather than for transportation, a U.S...
17:48 2019-05-22

Friess considering run for Wyoming US Senate seat CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A wealthy Republican political donor from Wyoming says he’s thinking about running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Republican Se...
19:32 2019-05-22

The GORUCK GR-1 Is Our Readers' Favorite Under-Seat Bag All four finalists in this week’s Co-Op would do a fine job serving as your personal item while flying, but in the end, the GORUCK GR-1 (also our rea...
18:48 2019-05-24

CBOE SEAT SELLS FOR NEW HIGH OF $3.2 MILLION CHICAGO, June 17, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that a CBOE seat, or membership, traded for a new all-time high of $3,20...
05:48 2019-05-23

Brexit Party Fails To Win First Seat In UK By-Election Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party failed to win its first seat in Britain's parliament as it lost out to the main opposition Labour Pa...
01:48 2019-06-07

What's The Best Under-Seat Bag For Low Cost and Basic Economy Air Travel? As air travel sheds its final vestiges of dignity and customer service, we’re all going to have to start getting used to either paying more, or trave...
10:16 2019-05-21

DPS receives grant to enforce the use of seat belts The Arizona Department of Public Safety received a grant to help enforce the use of seat belts on Arizona roads. The Governor’s Office of Highway Saf...
17:32 2019-05-21

Stop Letting Your Baby Sleep in a Car Seat Outside the Car It may seem convenient to let your sleeping baby continue snoozing in their car seat after you’ve reached your destination, but this could be putting...
10:32 2019-05-21

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder ...
15:00 2019-05-22

Despite video disgrace, Austrian far right's Strache gets EU seat: APA Heinz-Christian Strache, who was forced to resign as Austrian vice chancellor and leader of the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) a week ago over a video...
12:48 2019-05-27

The Mercedes-Benz GLB Can Seat Seven Without Being Grotesquely Enormous The Mercedes-Benz GLB, initially appearing as a concept before becoming very real, was unveiled tonight in Utah. It’s about the same size as the GLA ...
13:32 2019-06-11

Seat Mii reinvented as 162-mile electric city car for 2020 Citroen C1 rival is turned electric as the Spanish manufacturer gears up to launch its bespoke EV, the el-Born Seat has unveiled the Mii Electric, i...
06:48 2019-06-04

VVIP, Not 5 VIP: On Sharad Pawar Seat Row At PM's Oath, A Clarification The Rashtrapati Bhavan has clarified today on a controversy over Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar's seating at Prime Minister Narendra M...
09:48 2019-06-05

GOP holds US House seat in Penn. special election Republican Fred Keller, a conservative state lawmaker, won the special election for Congress on Tuesday in a heavily Republican district that sprawls...
08:00 2019-05-22

Despite Warning From Trump, Roy Moore Says He Can Win Alabama Senate Seat Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly con...
22:48 2019-05-29

UK's Nigel Farage demands a seat at Brexit talks Nigel Farage demanded a seat at Brexit negotiations on Monday after his new party swept to victory in the United Kingdom's European Parliament electi...
01:32 2019-05-27

Thriving Mets duo will take a seat with Robinson Cano back Robinson Cano’s return could take away playing time from two of the more productive Mets. With the second baseman on the injured list until Sunday, i...
05:32 2019-06-17

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 g...
05:48 2019-06-05

Hartley to take Alonso's Toyota seat for 2019/20 WEC season Ex-Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley will slot straight into the seat vacated by Fernando Alonso in Toyota's 2019/20 World Endurance Championship line...
08:48 2019-06-12

Congress considers regulations for rear seat child alerts Lawmakers, as they consider child safety regulations for cars, say more than 800 children forgotten in vehicles have died from heatstroke in the U.S....
15:16 2019-05-23

Young Raptors fan enjoys front-row seat to Drake show Imagine all of the trash talk this young Raptors fan heard during Toronto’s 118-109 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Fin...
02:48 2019-05-31

Passenger Disgusted To Find Dried Vomit On Airplane Seat A passenger was horrified to find his seat covered in what appeared to be dried vomit during a British Airways flight from London Heathrow airport to...
04:32 2019-06-06

GM seat belt recall in 2014 faces NHTSA scrunity NHTSA said in documents posted to its website that it received four complaints that seat belts failed in several crossover nameplates after recall re...
21:00 2019-05-31

Ringside Seat: Anthony Joshua wants to make statement in U.S. debut England's Anthony Joshua comes to the Big Apple looking to defend his three heavyweight world titles and make a splash in his U.S. debut. But he'll b...
14:48 2019-05-31

Watch: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. throws out runner from seat of pants Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. completed a unique putout Thursday, throwing out Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers from the s...
14:01 2019-05-24

Republican John James announces a second bid for a Senate seat from Michigan The military veteran and business executive mounted a surprisingly strong challenge last year to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.). He’s seeking to topp...
09:16 2019-06-06

Cupra Leon ditches Seat badge and goes hybrid for 2020 First Cupra Leon prototypes hit the Nurburgring in disguise; it’s set to use plug-in powertrain The first hot Leon to ditch the Seat badge for Cupr...
08:48 2019-05-21

Ocasio-Cortez could make bid for New York Senate seat: report Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may challenge one of New York’s incumbent Democratic senators in a primary, according to the political talkfest “Axios ...
16:32 2019-06-11

Viral debate: Should middle-seat airplane passengers hog both armrests? The internet is up in arms over this airplane etiquette question: “Does the person sitting in the middle seat on the airplane get both armrests...
14:32 2019-06-07

Trump warns Roy Moore 'cannot win,' says losing Senate seat again would be 'devastating' President Trump on Wednesday warned Roy Moore that he “cannot win” a Senate seat in Alabama, as Republicans ramp up efforts to persuade the controver...
12:01 2019-05-29

In the safest Tory seat in the country, who do angry, alarmed voters want to be PM? The Dorset town of Christchurch had a Tory majority of 25,000 in 2017. Now, party loyalists are despairing for the futureAt the 2017 general electio...
13:32 2019-05-25

Ringside Seat: Could Schwarz be next to shock the world and beat Fury? Tyson Fury is putting his lineal heavyweight title on the line in his Las Vegas debut. Tom Schwarz wants the belt, but to win it, he'll need to score...
12:48 2019-06-14

Chevy's safety feature won't let teens drive without seat belts Because a chiming dashboard alert isn't enough to get teens to buckle up, Chevrolet introduced a new feature that prohibits drivers from shiftin...
15:48 2019-05-21

You Need This Memory Foam Seat Cushion If You Spend Your Workday In an Office Chair It is literally no surprise to anyone who has ever worked in an office that sitting in a desk chair sucks. Even if your chair isn’t totally uncomfort...
20:16 2019-05-23

Rupp Arena Upper-Level Seat Selection Reaches Midpoint LEXINGTON, Ky. – The upper-level seat selection process for the 2019-20 Kentucky men’s basketball season has been successful as it reached its midpoi...
21:32 2019-06-04

PCSD joins ‘Click it or Ticket’ campaign, enforces seat belt use Click It or Ticket campaign runs through June 2, 2019. / Courtesy: Pima County Sheriff’s Department TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department joined ...
17:32 2019-05-21

Odisha's Naveen Patnaik Retains Hinjli Seat, Leads Bijepur Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik today retained his home turf Hinjli for a fifth consecutive term, trouncing ...
03:48 2019-05-24

Brown: Tory candidates must disown 'back-seat driver' Farage Ex-prime minister Gordon Brown has launched a fierce assault on Nigel Farage and claimed the Brexit Party leader is the "back-seat driver steering th...
21:48 2019-05-30

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been...
20:48 2019-05-22

Mets watch other hot-seat manager, Dave Martinez, go absolutely nuts In what seemed improbable at the start of the week, the manager most at risk of losing his job at Citi Field might not be Mickey Callaway after all. ...
18:32 2019-05-23