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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 on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority....

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life

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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

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

Offer My Most Sincere Apology: Hong Kong Leader After Political Unrest Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised Tuesday for the political unrest that has shaken Hong Kong, but the pro-Beijing chief executive refused to cav...
09:16 2019-06-18

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13:00 2019-07-04

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13:16 2019-07-19

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04:48 2019-06-30

US Sex Cult Leader, Who Used Female Slaves, Didn't Break Law: Lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led a...
05:32 2019-06-18

Olympian Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life. Now, she fights to find her way forward Former Olympic volleyball player Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life last November. Now, she is grieving — a...
17:16 2019-05-22

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

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15:16 2019-06-27

Papua New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also...
08:32 2019-05-26

The political life of Theresa May – in pictures A look back over May’s political career, from being elected as MP for Maidenhead in 1997 to Brexit, the snap election that backfired and her onstage ...
15:48 2019-05-24

Sudan must unite armed forces during political crisis: opposition leader Sudan must at all costs avoid tensions between a powerful paramilitary unit that controls Khartoum and the regular army or risk more instability foll...
07:32 2019-07-01

Liviu Dragnea, leader of Romania's ruling political party, sentenced to prison Romania's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a corruption conviction for the leader of the country's ruling political party, sending him to prison for 3....
06:32 2019-05-28

Hong Kong's lawyers march against 'political prosecutions' Around 3,000 legal professionals pile pressure on justice department in ninth week of protests Thousands of Hong Kong’s legal professionals have stag...
09:32 2019-08-07

Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner meets with Israeli leader amid political chaos Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday even as Israel faced an unprecedented...
18:32 2019-05-30

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

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

Hong Kong Protests Rage for Ninth Weekend, Driven by Political Stalemate Protests in the city continued for a ninth weekend, spreading to new neighborhoods and turning violent once more as demonstrators railed against a go...
15:32 2019-08-04

Hong Kong police attack protesters with tear gas amid political unrest The sharp escalation in law enforcement tactics came on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China — a city holiday — and reflected mounting...
20:32 2019-07-01

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that ...
10:16 2019-06-14

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill w...
05:32 2019-06-17

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Leader, Condemns Violence Protesters had mostly cleared out of the Legislative Council building after three hours of occupation. Then a cordon of riot police used tear gas and...
21:32 2019-07-01

| 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

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over h...
15:16 2019-06-16

| 'When will you die?' Hong Kong leader grilled at press conference When Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam appeared before the press, she appeared to be expecting to deliver a brief statement and move on. Instead she face...
18:00 2019-08-13

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong's embattled leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated it will not be revived dur...
06:48 2019-06-18

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

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned violence that broke out Monday when weapon-wielding, masked assailants attacked pro-democracy protesters, journ...
20:16 2019-07-23

Hong Kong leader Lam says priority is to stop violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says her priority is to “stop the violence” rather than make political concessions as the city’s 2-month-long protest mov...
07:16 2019-08-09

Hong Kong leader: Extradition bill unlikely to be revived Hong Kong’s leader has apologized for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated that it will not be revived during the c...
05:48 2019-06-18

UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader to life imprisonment A United Nations appeals court on Wednesday increased the 40-year sentence initially imposed on Radovan Karadžić, former leader of the Republika Srpk...
20:32 2019-05-21

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam to speak at news conference The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 3 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam plans a news conference Tuesday afternoon following massive...
03:48 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'is dead' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam declared a controversial extradition law that has caused mass protests throughout the island "dead" Tuesday, stating the ...
04:00 2019-07-09

Hong Kong Leader, Carrie Lam, Says Extradition Bill Is ‘Dead’ Mrs. Lam’s remarks did not satisfy protesters, who have demanded a full withdrawal of the bill that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainl...
07:00 2019-07-09

Hong Kong Leader Says China Extradition Bill "Dead" Hong Kong's embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday announced a widely loathed China extradition law that has sparked unprecedented political unrest ...
07:16 2019-07-09

Why China Still Wins Even If Protests Oust Hong Kong’s Leader A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of peopl...
21:48 2019-06-17

Hong Kong's leader 'sincerely sorry' after record-breaking protests Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversia...
09:48 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Extradition bill is 'dead' The pro-Beijing leader has said her government's handling of the controversial extradition bill had been a "total failure." Pro-democracy protesters ...
23:16 2019-07-08

Hong Kong Leader Makes Televised Apology After Protests Hong Kong’s embattled leader signaled that her government is unlikely to resurrect a proposed extradition law, which she suspended following mass pro...
13:00 2019-06-18

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of pe...
13:32 2019-06-18

Hong Kong’s Leader Offers No Solutions After Night of Violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam failed Monday to allay public anger over violent attacks in the city overnight, condemning what she called “riotous...
06:48 2019-07-22

Hong Kong leader signals extradition bill will go forward Hong Kong's leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against th...
02:00 2019-06-10

Hong Kong’s Leader Publicly Apologizes for Extradition Bill Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, said that she was personally responsible for introducing legislation that set off huge protest marches....
08:16 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised t...
00:32 2019-06-19

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemns Sunday's violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday condemned the violence that broke out hours earlier when weapon-wielding masked assailants attacked pro-democra...
01:32 2019-07-23

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam warns of 'path of no return' Protests have resumed at Hong Kong's airport. The territory's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, says she foresees a lengthy recovery process for the Asia...
04:00 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protesters march demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and completely withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only su...
06:00 2019-06-16

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day afte...
05:32 2019-06-16

Hong Kong leader warns city in a 'very dangerous situation' Protesters should "say no to chaos," city leader Carrie Lam said in her first media appearance in days. Police said they had made a record 82 arrests...
20:00 2019-08-05

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says protests have hit business like a 'tsunami' Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Friday the business community was very worried about the long-term consequences of protests in the Asia...
12:48 2019-08-09

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

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’s Leader, Faced With More Clashes, Condemns Violence Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment...
13:16 2019-07-15

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 leader condemns 'rioters' for Sunday's violence Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, on Monday condemned the protesters who clashed with police the night previous inside an upscale shopping ma...
07:16 2019-07-16

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

| WATCH: Hong Kong government will not withdraw extradition bill: leader Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has said she had no plans to withdraw a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after ...
01:16 2019-06-10

Hong Kong leader seeks meeting with students after mass protests Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has asked to meet with the city's university students, her office said on Thursday evening, as the embattled l...
13:00 2019-07-04

Adviser to Hong Kong leader calls for extradition bill delay Pro-Beijing politician also urges pause and diplomat distances China from lawThe pressure of Hong Kong public opinion against a proposed extradition ...
10:32 2019-06-14

Hong Kong Leader Says Extradition Bill Is 'Dead,' Withdrawal Not Mentioned Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said a controversial bill to legalize extradition to mainland China is “dead,” though she didn’t say whether she...
00:32 2019-07-09

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

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the mo...
08:48 2019-06-18

Hong Kong protesters continue to demonstrate as leader hides from public Hong Kong protestors in opposition to their legislation’s proceedings demonstrated outside their Department of Justice’s headquarters on Thursday to ...
19:48 2019-06-27

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

Hong Kong Leader Apologises As Protesters Press Demands For Her To Quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handli...
13:16 2019-06-16

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who...
17:16 2019-07-12

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

Hong Kong Leader Apologizes Amid Mounting Pressure to Resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a public apology Tuesday amid a spiraling political crisis, stopping far short of demands from demonstrators that ...
04:48 2019-06-18

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic ret...
03:32 2019-06-16

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests The leader of Hong Kong said Tuesday the extradition bill that set off a firestorm of protests in the region was dead. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam sa...
01:32 2019-07-09

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

Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called 'rioters' Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters, a legally loaded term in the city, and she...
13:16 2019-07-15

Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, ...
10:16 2019-08-09

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill is effectively ‘dead’ Carrie Lam conceded that her government’s work on the legislation was a “complete failure,” and dismissed fears that the legislature would take up th...
08:48 2019-07-09

U.S. Senate leader: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable' U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unaccep...
12:32 2019-08-12

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

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

Hong Kong leader suggests end to extradition bill, refuses to resign Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong’s leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would...
03:16 2019-06-21

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat af...
07:00 2019-06-15

'We need to stay here:' Hong Kong protesters again demand city's leader quit After a brief respite, Hong Kong protesters Friday again pressed the city's leader to resign over an unpopular plan to allow extraditions to mai...
03:16 2019-06-21

| Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds cam...
05:00 2019-06-11

Embattled Hong Kong leader Lam suspends China extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widesp...
07:00 2019-06-15

The New ‘Female Viagra’ Has Reignited a Debate Over Drugs and Female Sexuality On June 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyleesi, a libido drug being hailed as the new “female Viagra.” On its s...
14:48 2019-06-27

Hong Kong's leader apologizes after extradition bill fuels massive protests The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the ...
14:16 2019-06-16

| 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

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

Hong Kong leader says she's committed to finishing her term and rejects calls for her to quit Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday she's committed to completing her term despite massive protests demanding that she resi...
13:00 2019-06-18

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

Hong Kong protests unleash 'panic and chaos', leader says as airport reopens A state of "panic and chaos" exists in Hong Kong, the city's embattled leader said on Tuesday, defying calls to quit as the stock market tumbled, air...
06:32 2019-08-13

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

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

Hong Kong airport suspends check-in as leader bemoans 'panic and chaos' Flights leaving Hong Kong were disrupted for a second day on Tuesday, plunging the former British colony deeper into turmoil as its stockmarket fell ...
08:48 2019-08-13

Protesters seek Hong Kong leader's ouster despite apology on extradition plan Protesters turned out in immeasurable numbers Sunday in Hong Kong seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the ...
11:32 2019-06-16

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

"Calm Down," Emotional Hong Kong Leader Urges Protesters; Airport Reopens Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the city's recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that...
02:00 2019-08-13

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

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 leader suspends extradition bill amid protest pressure Carrie Lam says legislation that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China ‘caused a lot of division’Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has been...
14:48 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’...
04:16 2019-06-15

UPDATE 4-Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a "tsunami", city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, even as ac...
09:48 2019-08-09

Hong Kong students reject closed-door talks with city leader Student unions from two Hong Kong universities have turned down invitations from city leader Carrie Lam for talks about the recent unrest over her pr...
03:16 2019-07-05

| WATCH: Hong Kong's embattled leader suspends divisive extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from h...
05:16 2019-06-15

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

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 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

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the ...
17:32 2019-07-09

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere apology’ after massive march against extradition bill Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam will not fully withdraw the legislation as demonstrators have demanded, and said she wants to continue to serve ...
09:16 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests over extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam remained defiant on Tuesday, pledging to push ahead with a proposed extradition bill that would allow fugitiv...
22:48 2019-06-10

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

Hong Kong leader ignores protesters' deadline to pull controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's government ignored a Thursday deadline imposed by protesters to scrap controversial extradition legislation, setting the stage for additi...
03:16 2019-06-21

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill is dead amid mass protests In mid-June Lam responded to huge protests by suspending the bill, but that move failed to mollify critics, who continued to demonstrate against the ...
10:32 2019-07-09

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill 'is dead' but still refuses to formally withdraw it Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said that a controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, ...
23:16 2019-07-08

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive...
05:00 2019-06-10

Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Appeals for Calm in the Wake of Violent Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong was struggling to come to terms this morning with the violent ransacking of the legislature on July 1—the 22nd anniversary of the for...
07:16 2019-07-02

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

From Iron Lady to lame duck: Hong Kong leader's departure seen as mere matter of time Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's apologies and explanations for a doomed extradition bill have failed to quell political tension and her departure is no...
02:32 2019-07-10

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely wi...
01:48 2019-06-16

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

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 regulator bans former Goldman banker Leissner for life Hong Kong's financial regulator has banned former Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner from re-entering the industry for life for his crimes linked to t...
05:16 2019-07-03

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling ...
00:48 2019-07-09

Hong Kong University Students Reject Invitation to Meet City’s Leader for Closed-Door Talks Representatives from two Hong Kong universities rejected an invitation Friday to meet privately with the city’s leader and discuss the politica...
17:16 2019-07-05

Hong Kong extradition bill: Organizers claim 2 million march as protesters demand leader's resignation A temporary calm had returned to Hong Kong Monday Morning, hours after the city stunned its leaders and the world with a second record-breaking prote...
23:16 2019-06-17

A small, but growing group of Hong Kong people find a new life in Taiwan Kitty Wong and Adolf Yim, both from Hong Kong, are finalizing work on a hostel in Taiwan's southern city of Tainan that they hope will open its doors...
06:48 2019-06-30

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds of thousands gather to demand leader quits despite government turnaround on extradition bill Hundreds of thousands of activists have gathered in Hong Kong for another day of protests despite a stunning turnaround by the government on a propos...
06:32 2019-06-16

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of violent protests, is 'dead' Screenshot/Bloomberg Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday morning local time that a controversial extradition bill that was previously being ...
09:00 2019-07-09

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands. ...
19:16 2019-07-09

Jermaine Dupri feels female rappers rap "about the same thing," so female rappers set him straight So So Def founder Jermaine Dupri has been instrumental in the progression of hip-hop into the mainstream consciousness, developing and producing for ...
14:16 2019-07-12

Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam condemns 'use of extreme violence' as calm returns to streets Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned what she called the "extreme use of violence and vandalism" by protesters who stormed the city's legislature on...
00:16 2019-07-02

Hong Kong leader's apology is 'fake,' more protests are coming, foes say Leaders of a massive protest in Hong Kong rejected Chief Executive Carrie Lam's apology for a contentious extradition bill, demand her resignati...
12:32 2019-06-18

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was n...
15:16 2019-07-02

Sony Xperia 1 battery life: real-life impressions and test results are out! The Sony Xperia 1 is a monster of a phone: the world's first 4K AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 chip, a new 21:9 super tall and narrow form factor, ga...
12:48 2019-06-11

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. Bu...
11:16 2019-05-21

Fights to make before the end of 2019 So far, so good for the first part of 2019. But what other big fights can be made the rest of the year? Steve Kim has a list of bouts, their chances ...
13:32 2019-07-09

What to watch for in the PFL's second round of fights As fighters jockey for spots in the PFL playoffs and postseason positioning, these are the bouts at PFL 4, PFL 5 and PFL 6 to keep a particularly clo...
11:32 2019-06-20

Men's Round-up: Thiem fights through "Fourth seed Dominic Thiem needed four sets to beat 22-year-old American Tommy Paul but eventually progressed to the second round, winning 6-4 4-6 7-...
16:16 2019-05-27

10 heavyweight fights on the horizon 10 heavyweight fights that either will or could be happening in the near future The post 10 heavyweight fights on the horizon appeared first on Boxin...
17:48 2019-06-18

Woman who killed daughters after ‘they got in the way’ of her sex life sentenced to life in prison A woman found guilty in England of killing her two young daughters because they "got in the way" of her sex life has been jailed for life, the BBC re...
17:32 2019-08-02

Graffiti vandal tells how he turned his life around from tagging Tube trains at night to photographing life on the Bakerloo line A graffiti vandal who was jailed after spraying his distinctive tag across the Tube network today tells how he turned his life around to become a pho...
12:00 2019-05-26

Suburbs return to Trump, GOP fights to keep them When the 2018 elections practically wiped out GOP members from suburban districts, the party went into a panic. But since, the suburban vote, especia...
11:32 2019-05-21

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His...
05:16 2019-06-14

How about the ‘pro-life’ lobby get behind these life-positive causes instead? | Hadley Freeman Banning abortion isn’t the most effective place to start if you want to save livesIt’s always more fun to be on the winning side, and in the US right...
07:48 2019-05-25

She fights every 'troll, psycho and perv' she can find – and uses the law to do it After grappling with a ‘psycho ex’ of her own, lawyer Carrie Goldberg takes a stand for victims of online harassment, deepfakes and revenge pornIn 20...
03:32 2019-08-13

Florida man, 75, fights alligator to rescue dog, reports say A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said...
15:01 2019-07-15

Lights dim, but Australia's LGBTI media fights on Radio and print outlets say some companies splash the rainbow flag during pride month, but don’t splash cash afterwards “We are challenged,” said Jo...
22:16 2019-08-10

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his gir...
01:32 2019-06-11

Fights over lampposts could delay 5G rollout in the U.K. by two years In the U.K., 5G transmitters must be placed on a group of structures that are taller than a double-decker bus. According to The Guardian, this has tu...
08:31 2019-05-21

Sheriff suspended after Parkland shooting fights for his job TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A lawyer says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to suspend the sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland scho...
12:48 2019-06-18

Vitali Klitschko fights to keep power in Kyiv Kyiv's mayor, Vitali Klitschko, is increasingly in the crosshairs of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. A messy power struggle for the Ukrainia...
18:32 2019-08-03

Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand’s top court WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues are fighting against being extradited to the U.S. ...
05:00 2019-06-10

Dan Evans fights back in Nottingham to keep winning run going "Dan Evans extended his winning run to seven matches to reach the quarter-finals of the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham with a 6-2 2-6 7-5 victory."...
22:32 2019-06-14

84-year-old ‘Oxy Doc’ fights to stay out of prison during appeal Defense attorneys for the 84-year-old man busted for flooding Manhattan with opioids — earning him the moniker “Oxy Doc” — are begging a ...
17:48 2019-07-23

Boxing champ Lebedev retires after fights fall through Former world cruiserweight boxing champion Denis Lebedev has retired aged 39 after a lengthy and colorful career       ...
08:48 2019-07-11

Ocasio-Cortez fights against solitary confinement for Manafort Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday took up an unlikely cause — the plight of convicted fraudster Paul Manafort.The progressive lawmaker expre...
18:48 2019-06-05

NASA fights to keep the Voyager probes running after four decades NASA's Voyager probes are still out there, exploring interstellar space 42 years after they left our planet. To keep them running all these year...
07:48 2019-07-13

Weinstein fights sex trafficking claims in actress’ lawsuit NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers are arguing against the sex trafficking claims of an actress the disgraced movie-making mogul says i...
22:16 2019-06-21

NFL lineman Malik McDowell fights policeman after getting tased On the field, Malik McDowell rose through the ranks fighting through blocks. Off the field, he apparently fights through Tasers. The 6-foot-6, 300-po...
15:32 2019-07-09

The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history The tragic story of 1991's Fight of the Year between Robert Quiroga and Kid Akeem The post The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in box...
05:32 2019-06-15

Her Book in Limbo, Naomi Wolf Fights Back After her American publisher delayed her new book, “Outrages,” over accuracy concerns, she is responding with a strategy mixing scholarly peer review...
12:48 2019-07-09

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fe...
16:16 2019-06-12

Outgoing PM May Fights Back Tears As She's Applauded Out Of UK Parliament British lawmakers gave outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May a standing ovation as they applauded her out of the House of Commons chamber after her fin...
13:48 2019-07-24

The Latest: Florida sheriff fights accusations of negligence TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a Senate hearing reviewing the suspension of a Florida sheriff who oversaw the Parkland shooting response (all...
19:16 2019-06-18

Teen girl fights off kidnapper during attempted abduction _____ A 13-year-old girl was walking home from school when a man followed and tried to grab her. The girl fought off the attacker and her brother cha...
12:00 2019-07-06

Half-naked Australian man fights off intruder with didgeridoo An Australian dad dressed in his underpants — and armed with nothing more than a didgeridoo — chased an intruder who broke into his home, holding him...
11:32 2019-06-05

Jason Statham and The Rock 'refuse to lose fights against one another' Fast & Furious stars’ contracts ensure they receive equal punishment on screen, says producerEgocentric demands are nothing new on Hollywood sets but...
15:48 2019-08-02

It’s the big fights I need – Josh Warrington turns attention to America Josh Warrington speaks after a controversial split decision win over Kid Galahad in Leeds The post It’s the big fights I need – Josh Warrington turns...
07:16 2019-06-17

13-year-old fights off would-be kidnapper on Long Island: cops A tough 13-year-old thwarted a sicko’s attempt to grab her on her way home from a Long Island middle school, police said Wednesday. The teen fi...
16:32 2019-07-03

Airbus fights back with big name buyers after Boeing's MAX showstopper Airbus sealed deals with big name buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back from the potential loss of a m...
15:00 2019-06-19

Daniel Dubois: ‘The big fights are right there. I just need to knock Nathan Gorman out the way’ Daniel Dubois is itching for the talk to finish and the fight to start, writes John Dennen The post Daniel Dubois: ‘The big fights are right th...
17:48 2019-07-10

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit ...
17:16 2019-06-12

EU fights 'urgent challenge' of African swine fever spread The European Union faces an urgent challenge in tackling an outbreak of African swine fever which threatens Bulgaria's pig breeding industry, a Commi...
23:00 2019-08-08

Florida senior citizen fights alligator to rescue dog: reports A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said...
23:16 2019-07-15

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight a...
11:48 2019-07-15

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with r...
13:32 2019-05-23

Kohl's Is Selling a T-Shirt with a Truck on It That Could Inspire Fights and Riots I don’t think we’ve ever had such a dire story involving Kohl’s department stores before, or even mentioning Kohl’s at all. But there’s a T-shirt for...
06:32 2019-05-29

2-year-old with Down syndrome enjoying birthday cards as he fights cancer Freddie Taylor / Team Freddie Facebook CHARLESTON, S.C. (WTHR) — Freddie Taylor is a 2-year-old fighter. He has Down syndrome, and in January, he was...
19:48 2019-06-12

Pan Am Games: After battling cancer Adrian fights for Olympic spot Having gained the upper hand in his battle with cancer, Nathan Adrian was at the Pan Am Games on Tuesday focused on a more familiar fight securing a ...
02:32 2019-08-07

"We're not Chinese officers": Indonesia fights anti-China disinformation Indonesian police arrested a man on Friday accused of creating an anti-Chinese disinformation campaign to incite racial hatred, amid a proliferation ...
11:48 2019-05-24

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call S...
15:16 2019-05-28

Amid crisis, Haiti fights to save oil used in fine perfumes LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — High in the Haitian hillsides, men gather roots to produce an essential oil used in fine perfumes ranging from Chanel to Guer...
12:16 2019-06-28

On This Day: Roberto Duran edges Sugar Ray Leonard in one of the best fights of all-time David Fletcher reflects on an epic welterweight showdown that saw Roberto Duran cement his place among the immortals The post On This Day: Roberto Du...
16:00 2019-06-20

Arrests made after fights at Detroit-area fireworks display ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Police say they arrested a dozen young people after several fights broke out at a suburban Detroit fireworks display. Crowds ga...
13:48 2019-06-28

EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressure A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the European Union is caught in t...
15:00 2019-06-18

Police say Sierra Vista woman fights off attack by ex-boyfriend SIERRA VISTA – Police have arrested a man on second-degree attempted murder and other charges, after investigators say he kidnapped and assault...
12:32 2019-06-27

Spain fights wildfires as sweltering heat continues across Europe Blazes continued into Saturday in central and northeastern Spain. In Catalonia, the regional government said they had contained one fire, but were st...
17:48 2019-06-29

Why Katie Taylor needs VADA drug testing for her future fights Olympic star Katie Taylor is now a undisputed professional champion. But she will require more stringent drug testing for her next fight. John Dennen...
17:48 2019-06-18

Police ordered to pull their weight as Indonesia fights obesity An Indonesian province has put 50 overweight police on a crash program of aerobics, swimming and jogging, telling them they'd better shape up for the...
16:48 2019-07-31

Folau fights 'unlawful termination' of Australia rugby contract Israel Folau has launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia after his playing contract was terminated last month following his homophobic com...
11:16 2019-06-06

Eugenie Bouchard fights back against ‘absurd’ Instagram criticism There’s more to Eugenie Bouchard’s life than just Instagram filters. The 25-year-old tennis star, who is set to compete at Wimbledon on T...
09:16 2019-07-02

Kyrgios fights off back spasms to win Citi Open title Nick Kyrgios overcame early back spasms to get the better of Russia's Daniil Medvedev in a pair of tiebreakers and win the Citi Open in Washington on...
22:16 2019-08-04

Army fights fake news with propagandists and hackers in one unit Cyber and intelligence experts unite to battle disinformation as character of warfare changesComputer hackers and propaganda specialists working in t...
18:32 2019-07-31

Democratic debate highlights: Food fights and racial divisions The front-runners of the crowded Democratic presidential contest jostled on Thursday night over issues of race relations and whether the time had com...
06:16 2019-06-28

Internet Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom Fights U.S. Extradition in New Zealand Court (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues on Monday took their fight against being extrad...
05:00 2019-06-10

New food supplement made from bacteria fights metabolic syndrome A new study finds that taking Akkermansia bacteria in pasteurized form as a food supplement improves metabolic parameters in people with prediabetes....
05:00 2019-07-03

Disney fights streaming account sharing with help from cable industry Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) Disney and Charter Communications are teaming up to...
07:00 2019-08-16

Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost every...
14:48 2019-06-27

Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics sayRead our entire Toxic America serie...
04:32 2019-05-22

After runway entrance, Serena fights through sluggish French Open start Despite a self-admitted frustrating start in her first-round match, Serena Williams was able to make a statement in her come-from-behind victory at R...
16:48 2019-05-27

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico ...
20:01 2019-05-23

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her mot...
19:16 2019-05-31

UK opposition Labour fights off Brexit Party to retain parliament seat Britain's opposition Labour Party held on to the parliamentary seat of Peterborough in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel F...
23:32 2019-06-06

Tesla Fights Back on Weak Demand Claims With Big Delivery Push Elon Musk is making calls, Renault doesn’t want human sacrifice, and the United Auto Workers is trying again in Chattanooga. All that and more in The...
10:32 2019-05-30

Stop Having So Many People Get Thrown Into Walls In TV Fights--It Wouldn't Happen--End of Story There are a lot of fights on TV. Fine. It’s a dramatic thing that happens. But can we “cool it” with the throwing of people into walls, during fights...
17:00 2019-07-19

Trump Mixes Economic and National Security, Plunging the U.S. into Multiple Fights The Trump administration has argued that economic security is national security. But as a consequence, it now finds itself in an economic war on near...
11:48 2019-06-08

‘Harriet’ Tubman biopic trailer: Cynthia Erivo fights for freedom Harriet Tubman’s debut on the $20 bill has been delayed — but her silver screen spotlight is set. A new trailer for “Harriet,” a bi...
19:32 2019-07-23

Katy Perry suggests impromptu court gig as she fights plagiarism case Pop superstar Katy Perry offered to sing live in the witness box of an LA courtroom as she fought a lawsuit from Christian rappers over one of her ch...
07:16 2019-07-19

Germany fights to salvage Iran nuclear deal as deadline looms While the US is busy saber-rattling in the Persian Gulf, Germany's foreign minister is working to preserve the Iran nuclear deal. DW takes a look at ...
09:48 2019-06-09

Coney Island knight fights are the bloody, bruising real deal A crowd gathers as two figures in full armor draw their swords. The one they call the Magic Knight reels back his weapon and smashes his foe’s helmet...
18:32 2019-08-02

Hardened by world title fights Hannah Rankin heads home Hannah Rankin returns from New York with lessons aplenty ahead of Saturday night’s showcase in Glasgow, writes Matt Christie The post Hardened by wo...
12:00 2019-06-11

Sanders campaign fights media narrative that White House bid is slipping Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is pushing back against what they call a faulty narrative in the media that the independent senator from V...
19:32 2019-08-12

Adam Gase addresses, fights off Le’Veon Bell reports: ‘ridiculous’ One of the fallouts from the firing of Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan has been reports of coach Adam Gase not being fully onboard with signing f...
13:16 2019-05-23

As New Zealand Fights Online Hate, the Internet’s Darkest Corners Resist If anything, the appetite for material connected to the Christchurch massacre is growing, even as New Zealand tries to deny the accused gunman a plat...
15:16 2019-07-05

German biathlon ex-coach fights to get weapons back after extremism accusation Andreas Stitzl had his gun license revoked after German authorities strongly suspected he was part of the far-right Reichsbürger movement. The former...
22:00 2019-07-10

Exxon fights fire at Baytown, Texas, petrochemical plant; 37 injured Exxon Mobil said it was fighting a fire that erupted on Wednesday at its Baytown, Texas, refining and chemical plant complex, injuring 37 workers and...
23:00 2019-07-31

Brazil's Caixa bank fights bondholders' inclusion in Odebrecht bankruptcy -document Brazil's state-controlled bank Caixa Economica Federal SA is challenging a decision by corruption-ensnared conglomerate Odebrecht SA to include one o...
10:48 2019-07-02

Silk Road weed dealer fights Vancouver police over $2.6M in seized Bitcoin Vancouver police have been accused of misleading a justice of the peace in a plot to seize $2.6 million (CAD$3.5 million) in Bitcoin owned by a dark ...
12:16 2019-06-28

Woman fights off black bear who gets up close and personal in Rhode Island, officials say A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent o...
12:48 2019-05-29

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, i...
21:00 2019-07-16

President Trump Picks Twitter Fights After Consoling Dayton Shooting Victims Just a few hours after President Donald Trump visited with first-responders and people wounded in a shooting that claimed nine lives in Dayton, Ohio,...
18:00 2019-08-07

Justin Bieber inspiring people to challenge celebrities 31 years older than them to fights Yesterday, we reported on pop star Justin Bieber inexplicably challenging Tom Cruise to an MMA fight . We’re still very much in the dark as to why Bi...
16:16 2019-06-11

Arizona city fights to spread compassion for migrants amid border crisis The progressive stance of Tucson, Arizona’s second largest city, is evident in the area’s rich history of immigration activismOn a recent evening, im...
14:16 2019-07-12

On Rahul Gandhi's Reported Outburst, Team Ashok Gehlot Fights Back Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot gave only a fraction of his time to campaign for his son, sources close to him said today, countering allegatio...
13:48 2019-05-28

Quentin Tarantino fights the future in his funky, meandering, elegiac Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood A few years ago, Quentin Tarantino announced, with typical stop-the-presses grandiosity, that he would officially stop making movies after completing...
11:32 2019-05-22

Trump administration fights back against lone judges nixing policies ‘with the stroke of the pen’ Individual federal judges across the country have been issuing nationwide injunctions against the Trump administration in record numbers, blocking a ...
18:32 2019-05-22

Harley-Davidson fights for a bigger slice of India's huge motorcycle market Harley-Davidson is trying to expand its international presence to offset a declining market at home. Big opportunity lies in India, the world's ...
10:16 2019-06-04

Biden faces fierce attacks, fights back in combative Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden came under heavy fire over healthcare, immigration and criminal justice reform on Wednesday, but fough...
02:48 2019-08-01

Pete Alonso fights back on Twitter after Mets, Diaz blow suspended game Edwin Diaz blew it twice for the Mets — first Thursday night and then again Friday — and Pete Alonso defended himself on Twitter for lobbying to get ...
21:16 2019-06-14

Anthony Joshua will watch Madison Square Garden’s greatest fights before going out to defend his titles Madison Square Garden’s proud boxing history is not lost on Anthony Joshua The post Anthony Joshua will watch Madison Square Garden’s greatest ...
17:48 2019-05-30

Fights Over ‘Authentic’ Chinese Food Have a Long and Complicated History. Now They’re Tearing the Culinary World Apart When Chef Gordon Ramsay hosted a preview for his Asian-inspired London restaurant Lucky Cat in April, he called the evening “warm, buzzing & br...
11:00 2019-07-08

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Dem...
02:16 2019-06-12

Top Dems demand Acosta resign over Epstein deal, as Trump administration fights back Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta faced mounting calls Tuesday from top Democrats to resign over his involvement in a controversial plea deal years ag...
13:00 2019-07-09

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over 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...
17:16 2019-06-09

Boxing News at Five: Kovalev vs. Yarde mooted for August 24, Frampton fights Dominguez, Jennings focuses on Joyce’s jaw Kovalev and Yarde could fight next month, Frampton and Dominguez will definitely fight next month, and Jennings says Joyce's jaw won't be enough The ...
12:16 2019-07-02

Mark-Paul Gosselaar Opens Up About Saved By the Bell Cast Fights, Reboots and Zack Morris' Swagger Mark-Paul Gosselaar doesn't love reboots, but if you have an idea to bring back Saved By the Bell, he's all ears. "That's the question isn't it? I h...
14:16 2019-05-30

Another Manson murder? Debra Tate, victim's sister, fights to reopen probe into 1969 suspicious death Fifty years after her tragic murder at the hands of Charles Manson’s cult followers, actress Sharon Tate is in the limelight again – her innocent and...
20:01 2019-07-31

Boxing News at Five: Talk of Fury vs. Wallin in September gathers pace, Dubois fights another Ghanaian next month Seems like there's no stopping Tyson Fury vs. Otto Wallin getting made, and Daniel Dubois gets an unknown Ghanaian for fight number 13 The post Boxin...
03:16 2019-08-06

Family of kidnapped journalist Austin Tice fights to keep case alive 7 years after kidnapping: ‘This is a viable mission’ Marc and Debra Tice insist their journalist son, Austin Tice, is still alive after going missing in Syria. But nearly seven years since Tice was kidn...
19:48 2019-07-05

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities t...
01:16 2019-08-14

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspend...
15:00 2019-06-30

Trashed Dressing Rooms, Co-Star Couplings, Fist Fights and Firings: Secrets of the Original Beverly Hills, 90210 Revealed Who says you can't go 9021-home again? The West Bev High gang is officially back together, with Beverly Hills, 90210 stars Jennie Garth, Ian Zierin...
13:48 2019-08-07

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the...
02:48 2019-06-16

Some trees can change sex and are more likely to die when female Striped maples change sex from year to year, and we used to think being female led to healthier trees, but it turns out that female trees are more li...
12:16 2019-06-07

Female Friendships Are the Best, Until They Aren’t Friendships between women–especially among groups of women, where tendrils of energy and intuition entwine and collide like the offshoots of wi...
10:48 2019-06-20

Female doctors are more likely to go part-time Physicians aren’t immune to the trade-offs working women face, new research shows. Female doctors are more likely than their male peers to shift to p...
04:32 2019-08-07

What will it take to elect more female veterans to Congress? Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Spotify here.Rep. Chrissy Houlahan remembers the first time she gave a briefing to a ...
09:00 2019-06-05

Austria gets its first female chancellor, temporarily President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the off...
19:48 2019-06-05

Slovakia's first female president sworn in In her inauguration speech, Zuzana Caputova pledged to fight injustice and impunity. The 45-year-old is the country's first female president and the ...
19:32 2019-06-15

What Do the Sex Lives of ‘Three Women’ Tell Us About Female Desire? To write her book, Lisa Taddeo spent thousands of hours over eight years getting to know her subjects in an effort to understand their erotic yearnin...
12:48 2019-07-09

The Man Behind The Mask Wants to Make a Female-Led Reboot Jon Favreau’s Lion King remake is a lot longer than you’d expect. Netflix has already committed to a second season of its Pacific Rim anime. Arrow te...
09:48 2019-07-05

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different...
00:16 2019-06-14

US Naval War College will have first female president Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was named as the new president of the U.S. Naval War College earlier today. She will serve as the college's first female...
18:16 2019-06-14

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker gov...
13:32 2019-05-30

First female ref to officiate Super Cup is ready for spotlight "Stephanie Frappart said she will prove female officials are as competent as their male counterparts when she becomes the first woman to referee a ma...
13:32 2019-08-13

'My father said I should be looking after the cows': the first female Tuareg guitarist Fatou Seidi Ghali once had to practise on her brother’s guitar in secret. She and her band, Les Filles de Illighadad, are now taking the world by sto...
13:48 2019-08-01

The pioneering female photographer Ida Wyman – in pictures The US documentarian has died aged 93. A member of the influential Photo League cooperative in New York, she believed that ‘photos could be used to e...
15:16 2019-07-19

| Austria gets first female chancellor as interim premier Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen has appointed the head of the country's consitutional court as Austria's first female chancellor to lead ...
23:48 2019-05-30

Felix says female athletes are united for change Female athletes from across all sports are drawing inspiration from one another as they fight for equal treatment, Olympic sprint champion Allyson Fe...
13:32 2019-08-04

Rihanna is the world's wealthiest female musician Rihanna has emerged as the richest female musician in the world, with a fortune considerably larger than those of the grandes dames of pop: Madonna, ...
12:48 2019-06-05

Arizona Highway Patrol getting first female commander PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Highway Patrol is getting its first female commander. The state Department of Public Safety says Maj. Jenna Mitchell on Sa...
01:16 2019-07-05

Kid exposes himself to taunt female soccer referee A female referee suffered sexist abuse as a 14-year-old player exposed himself to her during a match. Giulia Nicastro, who is dating Italian striker ...
13:32 2019-05-27

UFC 239 tests the greatest male and female fighters Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his belt on the line in the main event of UFC 239 on Saturday, and Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight ti...
18:16 2019-07-05

Women at war: why do we still struggle with the idea of female soldiers? Female warriors serve at the margins of history – or are press-ganged to the frontlines of controversy, writes novelist Sarah HallIn the current febr...
11:48 2019-08-03

DNC to require at least one female moderator at each primary debate The Democratic National Committee is implementing a new requirement that each of their 12 upcoming presidential debates feature at least one female m...
14:16 2019-05-31

War college’s 1st female president looks forward to serving NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College says she’s humbled by her selection as college president and looks f...
13:00 2019-06-15

Two more female NY1 anchors sue alleging age, maternity discrimination Two additional on-air personalities for NY1 have come forward with claims they faced age discrimination — with one saying she was fired from th...
19:16 2019-07-31

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing ...
20:01 2019-05-23

Discovery has more female viewers than NBCUniversal for first time There’s a television war brewing for female eyeballs that pits Discovery, home of “90 Day Fiancé,” against NBCUniversal, home to “Real Housewives.” “...
23:48 2019-08-09

Finland's new female-powered government sworn in Finland's new center-left coalition government has been sworn, with the country's first Social Democratic prime minister in 16 years assuming office ...
09:32 2019-06-06

Biden: It would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden says it would be “great” to have a female vice president, but he won’t say whether h...
13:32 2019-07-05

Frappart will be first female ref to take charge of a UEFA men's final Stéphanie Frappart will become the first women to referee a major UEFA men's showpiece event when she takes charge of the UEFA Super Cup final betwee...
12:16 2019-08-02

The NBA wants female head coaches. But how feasible is that goal? The league’s commissioner wants 50% of NBA referees to be women, and a similar increase in coaches. There are plenty of obstacles thoughNBA commissio...
05:16 2019-06-05

EU set for first female commission president as Juncker replaced The EU is set to get its first female commission president amid a shake-up of top jobs within the bloc - with an Italian socialist elected the new he...
08:16 2019-07-03

| Female suicide bomber kills six in Pakistan A female suicide bomber has killed six people - including two policemen - in Pakistan's restive northwest in an attack claimed by the Taliban, offici...
05:16 2019-07-21

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts...
15:16 2019-05-28

Christine Lagarde nominated to be the ECB's first female chief IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is on course to become the European Central Bank's next president in October. If she replaces Italy's Mario D...
18:48 2019-07-02

PMQs: May and Swinson on female party leaders The new Lib Dem leader asks Theresa May what advice she would give to women dealing with men "who think they can do a better job, but are not prepare...
11:00 2019-07-24

This female-led company is using blockchain to promote sustainability At TNW Conference, we explored the future of tech, including blockchain and cryptocurrency. While the latter tends to have its literal ups and downs,...
08:16 2019-05-23

Biden says it would be ‘great’ to have a female vice president Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said in a new TV interview that it would be “great” to have a woman for the No. 2 spot — but demurred ...
13:16 2019-07-05

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel ...
15:48 2019-07-15

Female feticide in India — a paradox of development? Over the past three months, all of the children born in a region in northern India were boys, a survey found, raising suspicions of rampant female fe...
15:00 2019-08-01

Tiger Woods fights off another 'crappy' start, finishes on a high note at U.S. Open Tiger Woods shot a 2-under-par 69, his best round of the tournament, to close out the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach on a high note.    &#...
23:16 2019-06-16

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading fo...
19:48 2019-05-23

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity: study Turn off the lights on your way out. Sleeping amid the artificial glow of televisions, laptops, smartphones and even lamps may increase the likelihoo...
01:48 2019-06-11

Ellyse Perry hailed as 'greatest female cricketer we’re ever going to see' Charlotte Edwards heaps praise on AustralianPerry named player of the 2019 Women’s Ashes series England’s most-decorated captain Charlotte Edwards al...
07:32 2019-08-01

Ava DuVernay confirms that Darkseid and The Female Furies will both be in DC's New Gods You’d be forgiven for forgetting, for however briefly, that Warner Bros. is still making DC Comics superhero movies; the entertainment giant straight...
03:48 2019-08-01

Zuzana Caputova inaugurated as 1st Slovak female president BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Liberal environmental activist and lawyer Zuzana Caputova has been inaugurated as the first female president of Slovakia....
06:48 2019-06-15

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in pre...
17:48 2019-06-21

‘The Lion King’ is a lie that erases the female pride: scientist Some catty critics have said that the characters in the new remake of “The Lion King,” featuring the animal kingdom animated with CGI tec...
16:00 2019-07-12

Dalai Lama still thinks a female successor must be ‘attractive’ The Dalai Lama has reiterated his desire that if a woman succeeds him, she better be good looking. “If [a] female Dalai Lama comes, then she sh...
11:16 2019-06-28

US World Cup champs: Soccer is now a ‘female-dominated’ sport The US women’s national soccer team started their victory tour in New York on Tuesday morning — proudly declaring that the world’s most popular...
13:32 2019-07-09

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive se...
04:48 2019-06-22

Her mom broke barriers with an all-female crew. She’s about to set sail on the same yacht. The story of Tracy Edwards and the Maiden crew that competed in the round-the-world Whitbread race is the subject of a new documentary, which has ins...
10:48 2019-07-04

Recommended Reading: The legacy of female players in 'FIFA' How female characters in FIFA led to a diversity movement at EA Dean Takahashi, VentureBeat Discussions on diversity and equal pay have taken over ...
10:16 2019-07-13

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the ...
12:32 2019-06-05

How period tracking can give all female athletes an edge The adviser to the US’ women’s World Cup winners shows them how to train with their menstrual cycle, not against it – and there are lessons for the r...
16:32 2019-07-10

Why It's Always Bittersweet To See Black Female Contestants On Love Island "Her inclusion was, as so often with black women in reality television, bittersweet – one that makes you question whether it’s representation we want...
13:16 2019-06-27

Kenyan MP arrested, accused of slapping female colleague Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing "actual bodily harm" to his female colleague, the Kenyan...
06:48 2019-06-14

De Blasio: I’ll pay female athletes equally if elected president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said that, if elected president, he would sign an executive order to guarantee equal pay for women and men athletes...
12:16 2019-07-10

Have sperm will travel. But what would an all-female planet look like? | Stephanie Merritt The discovery that frozen sperm can survive space flight opens up tantalising possibilities. But there’s no guarantee of utopiaIf you’re a woman who ...
12:32 2019-06-27

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, inv...
11:16 2019-05-29

Dad says he will kill Britain’s worst female pedophile after her release A raging dad who fears his daughter was abused by Britain's worst female pedophile revealed he will kill her if he sees her after her shocking j...
17:32 2019-07-12

Female suicide bomber kills eight in northwest Pakistan A female suicide bomber in northwestern Pakistan killed at least eight people and wounded 26 more in an attack outside a local civilian hospital on S...
05:16 2019-07-21

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today r...
19:32 2019-07-10

| US politician 'sexist' for refusing to work alone with female reporter A Republican candidate for governor of Mississippi, Robert Foster, has made a bizarre request by refusing to be interviewed by a female reporter unle...
19:16 2019-07-11

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a m...
04:16 2019-07-11

Adventuring while female: why the relationship women have with nature matters Going camping alone, I was reminded that the great works of environmentalist female writers are often overlooked – and it’s our lossIt’s Monday in th...
04:16 2019-07-17

Hollywood Reconsiders the Bad Female Boss, With a Generational Twist In projects like “Late Night,” “Little” and “Veep,” the archetype is being used to tell more explicitly feminist tales — and to question power itself...
09:00 2019-06-12

Female CEOs are competitively paid, but greatly outnumbered The few women who are CEOs of the largest U.S. companies typically make more money than their male counterparts but aren’t close to the top of ...
14:48 2019-05-24

Female nurse who played crucial role in IVF ignored on plaque Despite a senior colleague’s protests, Jean Purdy’s name was not included on memorialThe name of a female nurse and embryologist who played a crucial...
20:16 2019-06-09

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the ...
15:32 2019-06-06

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often....
11:32 2019-05-21

Sarah Sanders' job was to be the female face of a misogynistic administration Sanders helped to roll back women’s rights while allowing the Trump administration to boast about ‘empowering women’Sign up for the Week in Patriarch...
14:48 2019-06-15

Game needs to embrace knowledge of female coaches, says Sundhage With the majority of the 24 teams at the Women's World Cup coached by men, the game needs to embrace the wealth of experience that female soccer coac...
07:16 2019-05-23

Glory days gone for Jamaican men, but female sprinters still excel As Jamaica prepares to select their world championship team, the exhilarating days of the nation's male sprinters, led by Usain Bolt, dominating the ...
20:32 2019-06-18

After years of sexism in space we urgently need more female astronauts Getting more women into space is essential if we're ever to run longer missions or even set up colonies off-planet. To do so we need a better underst...
12:32 2019-07-31

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest t...
17:48 2019-07-03

Amag's female libido injectable therapy to sell at $899 Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment to boost sexual desire in premenopausal women will be offered at $899 and is the only injectable drug on the mar...
12:48 2019-08-06

‘Football is the same’ – Female referee Frappart on Super Cup role "Referee Stephanie Frappart said on Tuesday that she believes there is no difference whether she is officiating a men\u0027s or women\u0027s football...
08:32 2019-08-14

Mesa cop investigated for stalking, abusing female officers PHOENIX (KPNX) — A 24-year veteran of the Mesa Police Department is under internal investigation after three current and former police officers accus...
02:16 2019-08-03

Teacher gets 5 years in prison for affair with female student A twisted former New Jersey second-grade teacher will spend at least four years behind bars after she admitted to having an “emotionally and mo...
15:00 2019-08-06

Ningal: The Mesopotamian Goddess Awakening Female Mysticism In the city of Ur, where the first settlements in the marshes of southern Mesopotamia were built with reeds without any type of nails or woods, Ninga...
20:32 2019-08-11

19 Things You Didn't Know About These All-Star Female ESPY Nominees Serena Williams, U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, WNBA star Breanna Stewart and Alex Morgan, who helped lead the U.S. women's national soccer team ...
10:16 2019-07-09

Boxing News at Five: Anthony Joshua calls Lennox Lewis a “clown”, Joshua Buatsi fights Ryan Ford on August 31 The war of words between former heavyweights champions Lennox Lewis and Anthony Joshua continues, and Joshua Buatsi gets a durable Canadian for Augus...
07:32 2019-08-16

From Thelma and Louise to Animals: how female friendships on screen got real Animals is the latest film to explore women’s lives in a refreshingly realistic way. Why did it take Fleabag and Girls for cinema to realise there is...
04:16 2019-08-04

Bring in male referees to help female officials, says former striker Smith Global soccer body FIFA should bring in experienced male officials to help female referees adjust to the Video Assistant Referee system following a n...
15:16 2019-06-27

Female squash stars furious after getting vibrators as tournament prize A group of champion female squash players slammed the Spanish tournament they won as sexist after being given vibrators as a prize. The incident took...
12:16 2019-05-22

Kellyanne Conway describes another ‘catfight’ — this one between two female presidential contenders The White House counselor drew criticism earlier this month after using the term about a dispute between House Speaker Pelosi and four other congress...
14:48 2019-07-24

Lisa Taddeo explores female sexuality and desire in Three Women In the backroom of a doctor’s office in rural Indiana, eight women, a weight loss group, sit around a large mahogany table drinking chardonnay. The c...
19:00 2019-07-08

Nine people killed in attack involving female suicide bomber At least nine people have been killed and 30 others were injured in Pakistan after a complex attack involving a suicide bomber, believed to be a woma...
08:00 2019-07-21

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, w...
09:16 2019-06-19

I Am Mother review – all-female Netflix thriller is a solid sci-fi watch Newcomer Clara Rugaard impresses as a girl raised by a robot who finds her life thrown into question when an invader, played by Hilary Swank, arrives...
11:48 2019-06-07

Female Suicide Bomber Kills 6 Including 2 Cops In Pakistan A female suicide bomber killed six people -- including two policemen -- in Pakistan's restive northwest Sunday in an attack claimed by the Taliban, o...
07:48 2019-07-21

Like a natural woman: why taboos about discussing the female body are dying Periods, miscarriage and menopause were traditionally ‘private topics’. A raft of new books is changing thatWhen comedian Eleanor Thom first decided ...
11:48 2019-07-20

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats in...
08:48 2019-05-21

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggeste...
17:48 2019-07-03

Record number of black female West Point graduates The crowd of cadets tossing their caps in air at West Point's graduation ceremony Saturday will include a record-high 34 black women. The 34 wom...
13:00 2019-05-24

Sequins, eyeliner and loos: how female friendships on screen got real Animals is the latest film to explore women’s lives in a refreshingly realistic way. Why did it take Fleabag and Girls for cinema to realise there is...
03:32 2019-08-02

Serena, Osaka top Forbes list of best-paid female athletes Naomi Osaka's Grand Slam title wins at the U.S. and Australian Opens have helped catapult the Japanese tennis player up to second, behind Serena Will...
02:32 2019-08-07

Female suicide bomber strikes hospital in Pakistan, 9 killed Pakistani officials say a female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting attack on pol...
07:32 2019-07-21

Without the help of any male, this female lizard became pregnant alone and successfully gave birth In a first for its species and reptilian family, a female Asian water dragon at the National Zoo successfully produced offspring without a male. ...
17:16 2019-06-09

Women's World Cup – the best shots by female photographers | Picture essay Our picture editor looks back at a captivating tournament in France through the work of six exceptional female photographersWhile the 2019 Women’s Wo...
10:48 2019-07-08

Armed group abducts nation's leading female politician One of Libya's most prominent female politicians has been abducted from her home in Benghazi by an armed militia, according to her family, and has no...
06:32 2019-07-21

The female game designers fighting back on abortion rights Through video games, live-action role-playing games and interactive documentaries, developers are challenging the conversation around reproductive ri...
06:48 2019-06-28

Hayley Turner becomes first female jockey to win at Royal Ascot since 1987 • 33-1 shot Thanks Be takes Sandringham Stakes• ‘In 10 years’ time the girls will be having winners more often’“It was only a matter of time,” said H...
18:48 2019-06-21

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman fo...
21:32 2019-06-11

'I was outraged by the lack of respect' -- The female footballers fighting for change They hadn't stepped foot onto a football pitch for more than two years -- 981 days to be exact -- but Chile's national team made quite an impact on i...
13:48 2019-05-28

Fiona Kolbinger, 24, becomes first female cyclist to win grueling Transcontinental Race Cancer researcher Fiona Kolbinger became the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race (TCR) on Tuesday, cycling a grueling 2,485 miles across Eur...
00:48 2019-08-07

Hayes and Carragher back campaign to end abuse of female footballers • Leading names from women’s and men’s game offer support• Campaign and petition follow Guardian reporting on abuseLeading names from women’s and men...
06:32 2019-07-03

'It's long overdue': the first exhibition for Native American female artists In a groundbreaking new exhibition, the often unseen or uncredited works of Native American women are being celebratedWalk into most museums and ther...
03:32 2019-06-13

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN r...
19:16 2019-05-21

Woman charged with raping female roommate at Susquehanna University A Bronx co-ed has been charged with raping her female roommate at Susquehanna University, police said. Pratigya Thakur, a 19-year-old sophomore, was ...
15:01 2019-06-14

The campaign to rename Oakland Airport after a trailblazing female pilot No major US airport is named after a woman. One activist wants to change that, with a campaign to rename Oakland Airport after aviation pioneer Maggi...
17:16 2019-07-17

Taylor Swift will lead Amazon Prime Day’s all-female concert Taylor Swift has been tapped to headline the upcoming Amazon Prime Day Concert. The pop powerhouse of current “Calm Down” controversy wil...
12:32 2019-06-27

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have a...
12:32 2019-06-22

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the r...
14:48 2019-06-15

Female jockey lands historic win to beat Queen's horse Hayley Turner became only the second female jockey to ride a winner at Royal Ascot after her mount edged out Queen Elizabeth II's horse to win the Sa...
12:48 2019-06-21

Plea In Top Court On Safety Of Female Lawyers To Be Heard On Tuesday The Supreme Court agreed today to hear a plea on June 25 seeking safety and security of women lawyers in courts in wake of the recent murder of Uttar...
07:16 2019-06-21

Female-founded podcast network Earios releases its first shows Right now, there are more than 700,000 active podcasts and more than 29 million podcast episodes, as illustrated by Music Oomph. And although there s...
08:48 2019-07-04

'It's latent misogyny': Hare Krishnas divided over whether to allow female gurus The close-knit ascetic movement says only men can become gurus – and conservative devotees are resisting calls to changeThe chanting starts at five i...
04:16 2019-06-04

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continent...
11:16 2019-05-21

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavio...
02:32 2019-06-04

Ursula von der Leyen Confirmed as First Female President of the European Commission (BRUSSELS) — Ursula von der Leyen was confirmed as the European Commission president Tuesday, becoming the first woman to hold one of the most ...
23:32 2019-07-16

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female char...
09:16 2019-05-22

ABC teases a Marvel show about a "mostly" new female character, so let's guess what that means Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. is set to wrap up its run on ABC next year with its seventh season, but it sounds like the network isn’t ready to get out of t...
01:16 2019-08-06

Edinburgh gives female medical students their degrees – 150 years late Victorian women who were prevented from qualifying as doctors are finally recognisedSeven women who were among the first females to be admitted to a ...
15:48 2019-07-06

Three subway pervs wanted for groping female riders: cops Police on Wednesday released photographs of three perverts who inappropriately touched females — including two teenagers — in separate incidents whil...
16:48 2019-06-12

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used ...
14:48 2019-07-10

Lack of abortion access troubles Guam’s 1st female governor HONOLULU (AP) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but...
03:16 2019-06-07

France Moves to Lift Ban on Assisted Reproduction for Female Couples French President Emmanuel Macron’s government aims to lift a ban that prevents lesbian couples and single women from using assisted reproduction to h...
19:32 2019-07-24

Which Female Marvel Hero Could Lead ABC's Agents of SHIELD Replacement? The still-untitled Walking Dead spinoff casts another young star. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is going straight to hell next season. Get a gli...
16:48 2019-08-06

Facebook Sets Goal to Double Female Workforce in Five Years Facebook unveiled new diversity goals on Tuesday, including an effort to double the number of female employees globally over the next five years, and...
05:16 2019-07-10

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be use...
12:48 2019-06-17

Graphic: America's economy and wages are cooling but not its female workforce Data released on Friday showed a return to strong job growth in the United States, allaying some fears the U.S. economy is on a short path to recessi...
15:48 2019-07-05

Male Japanese minister says female high heel dress code is ‘necessary’ Japan’s health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations ...
20:00 2019-06-06

Study details differences in gene expression among male, female mammals Most of the science looking at gender among mammals has focused on physiological differences, but new research suggests many outward-facing differenc...
15:16 2019-07-19

Women's World Cup: Nigerian female footballers kicking against lack of support The national team are ready for the Women's World Cup but footballers in Nigeria still face a battle for recognition, both financially and at home. N...
06:32 2019-06-07

Bondy’s search for a female Kylian Mbappé hots up in suburbs of Paris With the Women’s World Cup in full swing the unofficial search for candidates for future France teams is well under wayIt was on a modest pitch in a ...
05:48 2019-06-12

Hijab-wearing jockey becomes first female British Muslim to win a competitive race in UK An 18-year-old teenager made history Thursday when she became the first female British Muslim jockey to ride – and win - a competitive horse race in ...
16:48 2019-08-01

Top female ISIS member insists she’s helping CIA find Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi The top female ISIS member who has been captured claims she has been cooperating with the CIA to help them track down terror kingpin Abu Bakr al-Bagh...
21:32 2019-05-31

Natalie Portman to Play Female Thor in Marvel's 4th Film in Franchise Natalie Portman is returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as...Thor?! The 38-year-old actress had played the Asgardian god of thunder's love int...
11:48 2019-07-21

Thy name is woman: female Hamlets from Sarah Bernhardt to Cush Jumbo - in pictures Ophelia and Gertrude are the chief female characters in Hamlet but many female actors have taken on the lead role itself including Asta Nielsen, Fran...
07:16 2019-05-29

Nude models gather in NYC to protest Facebook and Instagram's female nipple ban An artist commissioned a nude protest in New York City on Sunday which sought to highlight Instagram and Facebook's ban on photos showing female nipp...
17:32 2019-06-02

Women Are Dying in Car Accidents Because The Only Female Crash Test Dummy Weighs 110 Lbs. For years, it has been reported that women are significantly more likely to be injured in car crashes than men—Jezebel wrote about the phenomenon bac...
17:48 2019-07-19

An 'oasis' for women? Inside Saudi Arabia’s vast new female-only workspaces The kingdom has long been a man’s world, where women have the legal status of children. Do the latest reforms represent progress – or a PR exercise?A...
08:48 2019-07-20

NRL's first female referee Belinda Sharpe hopes to inspire future generations Sharpe will take control of Broncos-Bulldogs game‘An historic moment for the game,’ says Todd GreenbergBelinda Sharpe is hoping her historic appointm...
05:48 2019-07-16

Professor resigns after probe found he harassed female students, called them fat A Montana State University professor resigned after a probe found he repeatedly touched female students and called them fat — harassment so rampant t...
13:48 2019-05-31

First hijabi officer at New Jersey police department welcomed in first all-female class New officers in Paterson, New Jersey, are breaking historic ground at the first all-female class, including the first city cop to wear a hijab. ...
14:16 2019-06-12

Chief judge caught berating female cop at City Hall retires A chief administrative judge who was caught on video berating and cursing at a female police officer at City Hall last year has retired, officials sa...
01:16 2019-08-06

How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an ...
11:48 2019-07-13

Colson Whitehead, an exploration of female desire, and more books to read in July Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club...
11:16 2019-07-02

Female journalist told she needs male chaperone to cover politician's campaign Mississippi Republican Robert Foster denied requests from Larrison Campbell to shadow campaign for governor ‘out of respect of my wife’A Republican c...
14:48 2019-07-10

'Ghosted': GOP abandons female House hopeful despite talk of electing women Before Leigh Brown ran for a vacant House seat in North Carolina earlier this year, she got plenty of encouragement from Republicans in Washington ea...
16:48 2019-05-26

'Lady on Fire' by female promise Sciamma sets Cannes ablaze "Portrait of a Lady on Fire", a tender story of an 18th century painter who falls in love with her muse, has set Cannes ablaze, training the film fes...
10:32 2019-05-21

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The ...
01:16 2019-05-22

Female squash competitors 'shocked' after prizes include sex toy, callus remover A group of female squash competitors in Spain were outraged after they were given sex toys, wax and a callus remover as prizes at the Asturias Squash...
15:01 2019-05-22

Rikers inmates stop fellow prisoner who attacked female guard A Rikers correctional officer was locked in a pantry and attacked by an inmate Wednesday morning — but other prisoners rushed to the woman̵...
23:32 2019-06-19

Making space for female scientists' voices online, in the media and in person At first glance the Wikipedia author gender gap could suggest women are less interested in publishing on the page, as anyone can do it. But a recent ...
23:48 2019-06-19

Female jihadists are just as 'motivated' to build an Islamic State as men, report concludes Female jihadists are just as dedicated as their male comrades when it comes to bringing to life an “Islamic State,” the European Union’s police agenc...
15:01 2019-06-14

'Peep Show with female losers? Bring it on!' – Sam Bain on why comedy needs diversity When he moved to Hollywood, the writer made a decision to think his way into the minds of characters who weren’t white and maleI’m in a huge, fake ca...
07:48 2019-05-25

Facebook and Amazon back search engine for female movie and ad directors Facebook and Amazon Studios are among the backers of a new website that will help businesses and producers find female photographers, ad and movie di...
07:48 2019-06-20

African female footballers face uphill battle to play 'man's game' Football in Africa is a game some people believe should only be played by men. To avoid parental disapproval, some women have to sneak out of their h...
14:48 2019-06-20

Russian police caught on camera punching female protester in stomach Protests for free elections in Russia hit a climax this week after a video, which has since gone viral, appeared to show a police officer violently p...
11:32 2019-08-14

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking ...
20:16 2019-07-04

Burrow action: female crickets more attracted to older males – study Mature crickets better at luring females – but struggle to live up to expectationThe sweet singing charms of an old male appear to be irresistible to...
02:48 2019-05-24

Shocking video shows Russian policeman punching female protester “What kind of a scumbag do you need to be to hit a member of the fairer sex,” wrote singer Egor Krid on Instagram Sunday. “I don’t care what she did....
21:00 2019-08-12

Ex-Uber driver found guilty of raping intoxicated female passenger A former Uber driver was found guilty Thursday of raping an intoxicated female passenger after picking her up from a Pennsylvania casino earlier this...
08:48 2019-08-17

Country diary: a dowdy female with the vapours gets male moths a-flutter Langstone, Hampshire: Potential mates can detect the emergence of an adult vapourer moth from miles away It was impossible to miss the rusty tussock ...
02:48 2019-08-02

Hilda, A 2000-Year-Old Scottish Female Druid, Rises From The Grave A Scottish student using a rare Celtic female druid’s skull has recreated her head and face in a 3D wax model.  ...
09:48 2019-08-17

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to s...
16:32 2019-05-23

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading ...
15:32 2019-05-23

Bosses force female workers making jeans for Levis and Wrangler into sex Women at factories in Lesotho owned by Taiwanese firm say jobs and promotions in jeopardy if they refuse advances, claims reportWomen producing jeans...
17:32 2019-08-16

Virginia man who murdered 2 female college students has stage 4 colon cancer A confessed murderer serving multiple life sentences for the slayings of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer a...
12:16 2019-05-23

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

Country Music Should Be Political. After All, It Always Has Been He was falling apart. Brilliant and tortured, devout and driven, Johnny Cash had been discovered in the Memphis of Sun Records–the musical mili...
18:32 2019-08-16

MPs set up new political group to act as 'Switzerland' A new group of independent MPs has been set up in parliament, intended to be a "welcoming home" for those thinking of defecting from the Conservative...
11:16 2019-07-10

What your side of the bed says about your political leanings Does what type of brain you have an influence on which side of the bed you sleep on? According to new research, people who sleep on the left side of ...
20:00 2019-06-06

Break the Political Machines One of the most important features of politics in America is the influence of local political machines. Perhaps no state has felt that influence more...
10:16 2019-05-21

Photos from Iraqi jail shows dire conditions of young and female prisoners Photographs from an Iraqi jail that were leaked to Human Rights Watch have revealed extreme overcrowding in cells holding juveniles, female terrorism...
13:32 2019-07-04

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and e...
15:00 2019-05-21

Caroline Lucas calls for emergency female cabinet to block no-deal Brexit Green MP urges 10 top female politicians to form cabinet of national unity to deliver fresh referendum The Green MP, Caroline Lucas, has thrown down ...
20:32 2019-08-11

Opera star Placido Domingo accused of sexually harassing female singers Opera singer Placido Domingo today denied "deeply troubling" accusations of sexually harassing nine women in alleged encounters dating back three dec...
10:16 2019-08-13

Branson's Virgin Group unveils plan to fund more female-founded start-ups Virgin StartUp — the Virgin Group's non-profit that offers funding and business support to British entrepreneurs — has pledged to fund companies...
11:00 2019-08-12

Viral clip of Russian policeman punching female protester stirs anger Video footage of a Russian police officer punching a young woman in the stomach has stirred anger among many Russians who believe the authorities hav...
12:32 2019-08-12

49ers’ Katie Sowers says NFL team told her it wasn’t ready for female coach Katie Sowers, an offensive assistant coach for the San Francisco 49ers, says she was told during an interview with a different NFL team that it wasn&...
17:32 2019-08-13

Moscow protests pressuring Vladimir Putin find female standard-bearer Moscow's wave of protests has no leader, but 31-year-old Lyubov Sobol has emerged as one of its most visible protagonists. Instead of participating i...
17:16 2019-08-10

Female drivers feel abandoned by Uber and Lyft after reporting a sexual assault Guardian investigation finds drivers who have experienced range of safety issues say companies offer little to no supportOne month into driving for L...
03:48 2019-06-19

Restaurant owner sexually assaulted female worker — who then told his wife: cops A Florida restaurant owner groped a female employee, who then told the man’s wife about the alleged attack, police said. Anthony Sirica, who owns Old...
13:16 2019-05-29

Ohio teacher allegedly touched dozens of female first-graders inappropriately, prosecutor says A former Ohio gym teacher was indicted on dozens of charges after he was allegedly caught on surveillance video touching dozens of first-grade girls ...
18:16 2019-06-19

For female vets, sex assault in military boosts odds of lasting sexual pain (Reuters Health) - Military women who are sexually assaulted may be at an especially high risk of developing lasting sexual pain, a U.S. study sugges...
18:16 2019-06-11

Meet the first all-female team of racing drivers who are taking on the men in the European Le Mans Series The first all-female team to take part in the Le Mans 24 hour race today issued a rallying cry to young women who dream of driving fast cars for a li...
05:48 2019-06-08

Missy Elliott tears up as first female rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame Missy Elliott felt the love back from her musical sisters as she became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.  &#...
15:00 2019-06-14

Victoria’s Secret was never female-friendly – its shtick was about pleasing men | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett The lingerie brand’s runway show has been cancelled this year – it’s clear women are abandoning its pornified aestheticLingerie brand Victoria’s Secr...
15:48 2019-08-02

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, ...
14:48 2019-06-14

Hidden Figures Way: Nasa renames street to honor black female mathematicians Headquarters street renamed for pioneering African American mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary JacksonNasa, the US space agen...
21:16 2019-06-12

You can build a billion-dollar unicorn and still go on maternity leave. These female CEOs prove it Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman is out on maternity leave, and 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki's due date is nearing. These female leaders of 2019 ...
08:48 2019-05-21

Inside Islamic State: meeting Umm Sayyaf, the most senior female Isis captive Martin Chulov, the Guardian’s Middle East correspondent, tells Anushka Asthana about meeting Umm Sayyaf, who described her role in helping the CIA hu...
22:16 2019-06-02

Slovakia’s First Female President, Zuzana Caputova, Takes Office in a Divided Country An anticorruption lawyer, she rode a wave of public disgust to victory. But the ex-prime minister’s party remains dominant, and the far right is embo...
05:48 2019-06-15

Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone, which she says is 'sexism' A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter's request to accompany him on a campaign...
14:16 2019-07-11