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Pelosi defends laws allowing migrants to seek asylum from home country

Calling America “part of a global society,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended laws that allow illegal immigrants to seek asylum in the US — but added that she could back a change in policy...

Pelosi defends laws allowing migrants to seek asylum from home country

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Central American migrants plead to seek asylum in U.S., not Mexico Several Central American migrants seeking asylum in the United States were allowed to return there on Thursday after being forced to wait in one of Mexico's most violent cities, supported by faith lea...
06:48 2019-06-28

Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants going north, allowing U.S. to deport Central American asylum seekers Accord is not finalized, and President Trump might not accept it, but deal would overhaul asylum rules and send thousands of Mexican troops to border with Guatemala....
23:36 2019-06-06

At US-Mexico border, migrants from Africa, Haiti wait to seek asylum Hundreds of Africans have amassed at the U.S.-Mexican border at Nuevo Laredo without Spanish-language skills or much money to survive.        ...
04:12 2019-06-05

Mexico begins busing home migrants seeking asylum in U.S. Dozens of Central American migrants forced to wait in Mexico while their U.S. asylum claims are being processed were returned to their home countries by the Mexican government, authorities said....
12:12 2019-07-03

Mexico sends 70 migrants seeking asylum in US back home A Mexican official said Tuesday about 70 Central American migrants who’d been returned to Ciudad Juarez from the US to await the outcome of their asylum claims were being bused back to their home coun...
21:48 2019-07-02

Mexico buses home migrants who gave up on U.S. asylum claims Dozens of Central American migrants who were forced to wait in Mexico for their asylum claims to be processed in the United Stated opted on Tuesday to return to their home countries with the Mexican g...
00:48 2019-07-03

TSA allowing illegal migrants to fly without proper documents EL PASO, Texas — The federal agency tasked with overseeing security at transportation hubs has been violating its own policy by allowing migrants who have been released from federal custody onto fligh...
17:12 2019-06-06

Pompeo to visit Mexico on eve of safe third-country asylum deadline Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday he will meet his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Mexico City at the weekend to discuss migration and trade, on the eve of a deadline set in a mi...
18:36 2019-07-16

New U.S. asylum policy does not make Mexico 'safe third country': minister Mexico Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said on Monday that a new U.S. measure to sharply limit asylum claims did not in effect make Mexico a "safe third country," adding that the Mexican Congress would...
22:36 2019-07-15

Trump administration sets new rule to make it harder for immigrants to seek asylum The Trump administration on Monday said it would take steps to make it more difficult for immigrants arriving on the southern border to seek asylum in the United States, putting the onus on them to as...
18:01 2019-07-15

71M migrants forcibly displaced in 2018, and many still searching for asylum: UN As their choices narrow on land and at sea, migrants are often seen as a political headache in the countries they hope to reach and ignored in the countries they flee....
17:24 2019-07-06

Mexico says no unlimited asylum, Trump confirms safe third country plan Mexico has not accepted that the United States send it an unlimited number of asylum seekers, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said, ahead of meetings with U.S. officials on Friday to determine the exp...
16:24 2019-06-14

Trump administration defends pushing migrant asylum seekers back into Mexico Justice Department lawyers urged a federal appeals court to allow continuation of the Migrant Protection Protocols program, a critical aspect of Trump’s immigration policy....
18:24 2019-07-11

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said on Friday, in the first sign of action following a ...
01:00 2019-06-15

Central American migrants say deal doesn't dash asylum hopes At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively to curtail migration...
02:00 2019-06-10

Few migrants seeking U.S. asylum successfully claim fear of waiting in Mexico About 1% of the migrants sent to wait in Mexico pending the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims have successfully claimed that they would face danger if they had to stay in Mexico, a top U.S. immigrat...
05:00 2019-06-29

Trump Administration Moves to End Asylum Protections for Most Central American Migrants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president’s battle to tamp down the number...
17:36 2019-07-15

New border plan: Migrants get 15 days to prove asylum claim — or leave Frustrated with the nonstop surge of illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, a new and bipartisan solution has emerged to give migrant families 15 days to prove they deserve asylum or ...
14:48 2019-07-18

Photo of drowned migrants triggers fight over Trump asylum clampdown A harrowing photo of a Salvadoran migrant and his young daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border became the focus on Wednesday of a U.S. political debate over President Donald ...
21:24 2019-06-27

Trump moves to block asylum applications by migrants – live updates New rule from the administration is meant to close the gap between the initial asylum screening and the final decision on asylum 4.46pm BST The author and columnist is now thinking of suing Trump over...
18:01 2019-07-15

Most Migrants at Border With Mexico Would Be Denied Asylum Protections Under New Trump Rule The rule, which goes into effect on Tuesday, denies protections to migrants who failed to apply for asylum in the first country they passed through on their way to the United States’ southwest border....
18:24 2019-07-15

Central American migrants say deal doesn’t dash asylum hopes At a small migrant shelter near the U.S.-Mexico border, a Honduran is disappointed over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively curtail migration from Central America...
02:12 2019-06-10

Migrants detained in Libya, caught in crossfire, seek aid CAIRO (AP) — Eritrean migrants say the facility where they are detained in western Libya was caught in the crossfire between rival militias. The two migrants told The Associated Press on Monday that g...
10:01 2019-07-01

Countdown to Trump's Mexico tariff deadline: Talks focus on asylum for migrants The Trump administration wants Mexico to agree to take almost every asylum seeker that crosses into Mexico. So far, Mexican negotiators have said no.        ...
15:48 2019-06-07

White House defends 'lawful' citizenship question on census: 'Have a right to know who's in this country' Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley defended the Trump administration's desire to add a citizenship question to this year's national census and said Americans have a right to know who's in...
02:00 2019-07-09

‘Regrets is not what I do’: Pelosi defends her comment about four House women The House speaker said she was not sorry about comments she made this weekend that Democrats say were dismissive of four liberal freshmen and their border bill vote....
20:24 2019-07-10

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slurring her words....
01:12 2019-05-26

Progressives seek concessions from Pelosi over massive defense bill House Democratic leaders eager to pass a massive $733 billion defense bill this week must first win over frustrated progressives who are still stinging from their loss on last month’s bitter border sp...
08:12 2019-07-10

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Nancy Pelosi defends Joe Biden over racist senator comments WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended former Vice President Joe Biden Thursday, calling him “authentic” and saying comments he made about working with two segregationist senators were simpl...
22:00 2019-06-20

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as the country's economy has imploded....
02:36 2019-05-28

Salvadoran president says his country is to blame for migrants drowning in Rio Grande The president of El Salvador has taken the blame for the death of a father and his daughter who drowned while trying to reach the United States across the Rio Grande....
17:24 2019-07-01

El Salvador’s president blames own country for drowning deaths of migrants El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele said his country was to blame for the death of a father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande while trying to reach the US — a tragedy captured in a photo tha...
21:36 2019-07-01

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’ President Trump declared Friday that he was justified in attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get to the bottom of the Russia “hoax” and said he hadn’...
00:00 2019-05-25

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTube took down uploads of the video, a call which see...
09:12 2019-05-27

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
02:48 2019-05-31

South Carolina Sen. Jim Clyburn Defends Biden’s ‘Boy’ Comments, Accuses Nancy Pelosi of ‘Tokenism’ in Staffing House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) has gone on record as the first black man to run to former Vice President and current Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s defense for controversial c...
20:00 2019-06-20

President Trump announces new 5% tariff on Mexican goods to pressure country to halt flow of migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump announces new 5% tariff on Mexican goods to pressure country to halt flow of migrants. The post President Trump announces new 5% tariff on Mexican goods to pressure c...
02:24 2019-05-31

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legisla...
10:12 2019-07-05

Hamilton defends his 'Britishness' ahead of home race "Lewis Hamilton defended his \u0027Britishness\u0027 at his home race on Saturday, against a backdrop of tens of thousands of fans flying the flag for the most successful racing driver the country has...
20:48 2019-07-13

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in his own nationalist image....
16:12 2019-06-07

For Honduran migrants, leaving home is an uphill battle For many Hondurans, the dream of a better life outweighs the danger of journeying north to the US. They flee poverty, desperation and corruption, and keep their families afloat by sending money from t...
03:12 2019-06-28

For U.S.-bound Central American migrants, better to stay in Mexico than be sent home Many of the Central Americans who lined up for papers at an asylum office in southern Mexico said they could abandon plans to reach the United States and remain in Mexico if U.S. President Donald Trum...
17:48 2019-06-15

Former US goalie Tim Howard excited for US women ahead of World Cup: 'It's everyone's dream' to play for home country There is no doubt former U.S. men’s national team goalkeeper Tim Howard will be cheering on the U.S. women’s team while they defend their World Cup title in France beginning Tuesday....
20:12 2019-06-11

Trump rips Dems over border crisis, says migrants should stay home President Trump dismissed the Democrats who exposed often-squalid conditions at detention facilities for illegal immigrants on the southern border as “Just Pols” — and said the best way to fix the hum...
00:36 2019-07-04

Remittances matter: 8 facts you don’t know about the money migrants send back home This Sunday marks the second International Day of Family Remittances, observed every year on 16 June, in recognition of the fundamental contribution of migrant workers to their families and communitie...
05:24 2019-06-16

Country music icon Lee Greenwood helps gift double-amputee veteran a customized home Country music star Lee Greenwood was especially proud to be an American over the holiday weekend, after working with a non-profit to provide a specialized home for a veteran who lost both of his legs ...
19:00 2019-07-08

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abortion laws are built on anti-abortion lies. Lies abo...
16:48 2019-06-03

Country singer Granger Smith's 3-year-old son drowns at family home in 'tragic accident' Country singer Granger Smith announced on Twitter on Thursday that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, had died. The boy was 3.        ...
07:12 2019-06-07

European election results - country by country Below is a snapshot of the key results in the European Parliament elections in each European country, in alphabetical order. Click on the flags to find out what happened......
20:12 2019-05-27

AOC's chief of staff slams Pelosi on Twitter over op-ed controversy: 'Pelosi is just mad that she got outmaneuvered (again)' Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a series of tweets on Saturday and Sunday after a New York T...
02:24 2019-07-08

Home Depot is charging into Target's home-decor territory, but the home-improvement retailer refuses to copy one of its winning strategies (HD, TGT) ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images Home Depot is ramping up its home decor offerings. Business Insider spoke with merchandising EVP Ted Decker and merchandising SVP Jeanine Huebner about the company's str...
10:12 2019-07-04

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management? An agreement between NFL and the NFLPA to further study pain management could signal the league has an open mind on allowing marijuana as pain remedy.        ...
15:48 2019-05-22

China signals won't follow Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan's example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were hailed by activists as a social revolution for the...
06:12 2019-05-29

China signals it won’t follow Taiwan in allowing gay marriage BEIJING – The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan’s example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were hailed by activists as a social re...
06:48 2019-05-30

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their ...
22:36 2019-05-21

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
02:48 2019-06-14

PG&E Wins Ruling Allowing it to Pull Out of Power Contracts PG&E scored a victory in a clash with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over who has the right to rule on whether it can rip up $42 billion in power-purchase agreements....
01:36 2019-06-09

Botswana seeks to overturn court ruling allowing gay sex Botswana's government will appeal a high court ruling which decriminalized homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison....
11:48 2019-07-06

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.        ...
17:12 2019-05-22

Why Michigan State no longer allowing mascot Sparty in parades Due to safety concerns, Michigan State University officials have ruled beloved mascot Sparty the Spartan will no longer be permitted to participate in parades. “Participating in parades increases the ...
22:12 2019-06-07

Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to get Trump tax returns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday that could allow lawmakers on Capitol Hill to obtain President Trump’s state tax returns, in what has been described as a "workaround" after failed effo...
22:12 2019-07-08

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijuana and products that contain CBD oil to be placed i...
08:12 2019-05-29

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis: court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons h...
17:36 2019-06-20

Florida governor signs law allowing felons to vote but there's a price Florida's Republican governor on Friday signed a bill to restore the voting rights for felons who have served their time but he wants them to pay all fines and restitution before casting a ballot, a h...
05:00 2019-06-29

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seeking his financial records, according to a court fili...
16:36 2019-05-21

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons.....
19:24 2019-06-20

Oculus clarifies VR app return policy, allowing 5 refunds over 30 days There's an important but ambiguous caveat to Oculus' return policy, which seemingly allowed any app to be returned if used for less than two hours.Read More...
18:12 2019-07-19

Democratic presidential contender Warren seeks law allowing presidents to be indicted Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called on Friday for Congress to pass a law that makes it clear the Justice Department can criminally indict a sitting president and charge the U.S. ...
17:00 2019-05-31

Elizabeth Warren vows to pass law if elected allowing for presidents to be indicted Elizabeth Warren said Friday that she would, if elected in 2020, pressure Congress to pass new legislation effectively reversing current Justice Department guidelines and allow for the indictment of a...
18:48 2019-05-31

Supreme Court upholds rule allowing state, federal charges WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. The court’s 7-2 decision Monday preserve...
16:48 2019-06-17

Cuomo signs bill allowing state to release Trump’s tax returns Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Monday the bill that gives congressional Democrats access to President Trump’s New York tax filings. The legislation green lights the state Department of Taxation and...
01:36 2019-07-09

Canadian city votes against allowing group to fly straight pride flag A small Canadian city that only held its first LGBTQ pride celebration last month has unanimously voted this week against allowing a group called “It’s Great to be Straight” to fly a straight pride fl...
00:36 2019-07-04

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY– The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature Wednesday approved a ...
21:48 2019-05-22

Vatican considers allowing married men to become priests in clergy-scarce Amazon region The Vatican is considering allowing married men to become priests to help counter a shortage of them in a part of the world where some estimates say there are only one for every 10,000 Catholics....
19:00 2019-06-17

Medal of Honor recipient: Trump allowing team to be part of ceremony 'meant so much' An Iraq war veteran who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Trump on Tuesday said the experience was "awkward and uncomfortable," but he praised the president for allowing him to include his t...
00:48 2019-06-29

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns By Adam Edelman and Allan Smith New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill that would allow certain members of Congress to access to President Donald Trump’s New York state tax returns. ...
21:12 2019-07-08

YouTube is failing the LGBTQ community by allowing Steven Crowder’s homophobic slurs Besides changing its logo to feature a rainbow of colors, YouTube is hardly celebrating Pride Month the right way this June, as it’s failed to address a key concern for LGBTQ users in its community. A...
20:36 2019-06-05

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure....
11:00 2019-06-11

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill vowed further demonstrations after hundreds of thou...
10:48 2019-06-14

Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest air market....
01:24 2019-06-18

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to hand their financial records ...
20:12 2019-05-24

Alabama Governor signs bill into law allowing child sex offenders to be chemically castrated The Governor of Alabama in the US has signed bill into law that will allow paedophiles to undergo chemical castration a month before being released from custody....
10:24 2019-06-11

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being prescribed painkillers for....
01:48 2019-05-26

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 indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferred to mainland China....
11:12 2019-06-15

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow extraditions to mainland China, according to the c...
12:00 2019-06-15

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the city's biggest protest since its handover from Br...
11:00 2019-06-10

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
03:48 2019-05-23

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
05:12 2019-05-28

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump's state tax returns AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday that cleared the way for Democrats in Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns. The amendment ...
21:24 2019-07-09

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism. The full page advert, published in the Guardian ne...
17:12 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest air market, a move that could usher in new competit...
01:00 2019-06-18

Alabama governor quietly signs law allowing mega-church a private police force The law, which was approved quietly two weeks ago, allows Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham to set-up a private law enforcement department.        ...
03:24 2019-06-22

Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History of Racism and Homophobia to Form Its Own Police Force In 2017, when Briarwood Presbyterian Church asked the overwhelmingly Republican legislature of Alabama to grant it the authority to form its own police force, politicians let the bill die amid public ...
21:24 2019-06-20

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and his parents last year, she admits some people found i...
13:24 2019-05-28

Brexit: Labour to force vote on motion allowing MPs to pass bill ruling out no-deal – live news All the day’s politics news as three more Tory leadership candidates – Andrea Leadsom, Mark Harper and Rory Stewart – launch their campaignsAndrea Leadsom’s campaign launch - SummaryMark Harper’s camn...
18:00 2019-06-11

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural di...
11:36 2019-05-27

Trump directs Defense Department to develop policy allowing military academy athletes to turn pro upon graduation President Trump on Wednesday told Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to come up with a policy that would allow athletes enrolled in military academies to play professional sports upon graduation....
20:24 2019-06-27

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitutio...
05:12 2019-06-19

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,” a victim testified, yet he couldn’t be charged w...
23:48 2019-06-03

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned through the escheatment process could result in penal...
15:48 2019-05-21

At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters and left patients confused. Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio have p...
18:48 2019-05-21

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state....
14:24 2019-06-11

Honduras street protests go on despite laws’ cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president’s cancellation of decrees they feared would lead to extensive layoffs...
23:12 2019-06-03

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to th...
08:48 2019-06-01

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would lead to extensive layoffs....
23:12 2019-06-03

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include strong...
07:36 2019-06-10

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
16:12 2019-06-18

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
10:12 2019-06-10

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be updated to allow intended parents to assume the stat...
23:12 2019-06-06

Asylum: What is it and how hard is it to get? Immigration experts say successfully achieving asylum in the U.S. is incredibly difficult, especially for those coming here from Central America.        ...
23:24 2019-07-15

Google Home and Home Max get limited-time discounts on top of permanent price cuts Google made some interesting (and confusing) changes to its smart speaker lineup recently, unveiling the extra-large Nest Hub Max and rebranding the Google Home Hub to Nest Hub. The latter move also c...
10:00 2019-06-03

Google kicks off Home and Nest sale, save big on smart home devices Google is making it easier for everyone to adorn their homes with connected devices, including smart speakers, smart displays, thermostats, and light bulbs, by discounting them even if just for a limi...
19:24 2019-06-27

Rafael Nadal home from home and looking for a round dozen at Roland Garros • Spain’s No 2 seed gets off to straight-sets win at Roland Garros• Novak Djokovic makes similarly short work of Hubert HurkaczThe weight of history is bearing down on Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic ...
20:12 2019-05-27

Home, sweet home: an emigrant's view of Brexit – photo essay The British photographer Ed Alcock took French citizenship in 2018. He examines the UK’s decision to leave the EU from a unique perspective, questioning the meaning of belonging to a nation, the place...
10:00 2019-05-27

What Netflix's 'Wine Country' gets right about visiting wine country To be clear, this isn’t a movie about wine. It’s a movie about friendship and the joys and challenges of midlife.        ...
22:00 2019-05-31

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
22:12 2019-07-15

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
03:48 2019-06-05

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citizens who committed fraud to gain citizenship....
11:36 2019-06-28

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly t...
17:36 2019-05-30

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress repor...
14:12 2019-05-29

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
15:36 2019-05-21

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. The bipartisan 267-165 vote...
01:36 2019-06-21

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
16:24 2019-05-21

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The changes will only come into effect if a political impasse...
05:48 2019-07-10

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted by an overwhelming majority to relax its constitutional restriction on divorce, results showed, the...
11:12 2019-05-26

Botswana’s High Court rejects laws criminalizing gay sex JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana’s High Court has rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison. Tuesday’s unanimous ruling in ...
14:12 2019-06-11

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in s...
14:24 2019-06-05

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the...
04:24 2019-07-17

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
15:12 2019-05-21

Landlords Are Still Crying About New York's New Rent Control Laws ;( Last week, New York’s legislature passed a raft of bills that will dramatically change the landscape for landlords and tenants in the state. Specifically, the laws make it harder for landlords to conv...
07:36 2019-06-24

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the momentum it lost in the recent months....
22:36 2019-06-11

Botswana scraps laws criminalising gay sex in landmark ruling Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should...
18:00 2019-06-11

'McMafia' laws used to freeze three London properties worth £80m Investigators are using so-called "McMafia" laws to force the owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain the source of their wealth....
07:24 2019-05-29

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G infrastructure.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright told 5...
17:24 2019-06-13

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A ...
10:36 2019-05-27

Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav "According To Our Laws": Pakistan Pakistan will grant consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav according to the Pakistani laws, for which modalities are being worked out, the Foreign Ministry said in a late night......
01:24 2019-07-19

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A judge found that Qualcomm, a giant in the computer chip industry, charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for use of its patents. The company said it would appeal....
14:48 2019-05-22

At home in a pig sty: how one creative couple carved a spacious home and gallery from a rundown barn after falling for the Fens Artist Fred Ingrams and his interior designer wife Laura converted a rat-infested outbuilding into a sleek house-cum-gallery flooded with Fenland light....
08:00 2019-06-03

Deal: Save $60 and get a free Google Home Mini when you buy the Home Max Google Home Max is a great device, but you know what's even greater? A Google Home Max and a Home Mini bundled and sold for $110 off, of course. The Google Home Max is a great device to enhance your e...
23:00 2019-06-12

Want to sell your home? Think like a buyer and follow these home-staging rules According to a study, 83% of buyers’ agents said staging a home made it easier for prospective owners to see the properties as future homes.       ...
20:48 2019-06-17

High-tech home upgrades for your smart home Here are a handful of impressive, new AI-powered gadgets that can do most of the thinking for you around the house.       ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Lourdes Gurriel Jr.'s Second Home Run Interrupted A Replay Of His First Home Run Lourdes Gurriel Jr.—one of Toronto’s many sons of former players—has been a rare bright spot on an otherwise mediocre Blue Jays squad. An example of just how great the 25-year-old can be came on Frida...
20:00 2019-06-29

How to prepare home for wildfires with Home Ignition Zone TUCSON- As the summer heat increases, fire officials are sharing tips to protect your home as wildfires spark up. “If somebody were to you know flick a cigarette out here, somebody drags a chain...
02:48 2019-06-21

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from June, European soccer governing body UEFA said on Tue...
13:00 2019-06-04

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
04:24 2019-07-03

Donkey’s death on 4th of July may prompt new laws on loud noises The noise was probably too much for Sammy the Donkey, a Georgia farmer says. John Bogino of Seven Gables Farm, north of Atlanta, says Sammy (short for Sambuca) probably couldn’t take the explosions fr...
02:12 2019-07-13

Huge scope of Australia's new national security laws reveals itself The Australian Federal Police's hunt for journalists' working files highlights more of the wide-ranging powers granted by the controversial Assistance and Access Act....
12:24 2019-06-06

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which would bar abortion even in cases of rape or incest a...
07:48 2019-05-24

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and claimed that "anybody can buy any weapon any time."...
06:48 2019-06-01

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European...
11:48 2019-05-23

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing nearly hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the th...
23:00 2019-07-03

'I do not understand the United States': NZ PM Jacinda Ardern on US gun laws – video New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her bafflement at the United State’s inability to change their gun laws after so many mass shootings. While speaking with CNN, Christiane Amanpo...
14:48 2019-05-21

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
21:00 2019-06-12

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws - Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
18:12 2019-06-18

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
21:48 2019-05-21

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the countr...
19:36 2019-07-11

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions on civil society organisations and tourism, writes...
10:12 2019-07-10

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce. Election officials said Sunday a proposal to rem...
08:24 2019-05-26

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights ex...
15:36 2019-05-21

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from...
00:00 2019-05-22

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overturned the law dating back to colonial times that cr...
20:00 2019-06-11

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Departme...
01:12 2019-05-29

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
15:00 2019-06-11

UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws Analysis finds changes such as removal of blanket ban on hormone-disrupting chemicalsThe UK has been accused of “silently eroding” key environmental and human health protections in the Brexit-inspired...
09:36 2019-06-12

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sp...
13:12 2019-06-12

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
04:24 2019-07-17

NBCUniversal says abortion laws would 'strongly impact' decision on where it films Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal said if anti-abortion laws in various U.S. states are upheld, it would "strongly impact" where it produces films and television shows in the future....
21:36 2019-05-30

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
21:24 2019-06-18

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a diffe...
09:48 2019-05-28

'A sort of eco-dictatorship': Shanghai grapples with strict new recycling laws Steep fines and social credit penalties face people violating complex waste sorting rules – but some say the answer is all about pigsFor the last two weeks, Shanghai residents have grappled with a sin...
07:12 2019-07-12

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter....
09:12 2019-07-20

Prosecutors push back on enforcing new state abortion laws ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle from prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to...
07:48 2019-05-30

US announces stricter asylum regulations The new regulation forbids refugees from claiming asylum in the US if they have traveled through a third country. Officials called it an 'interim rule' until Congress passes stricter laws....
01:12 2019-07-16

Trump says he's considering giving Venezuelans asylum U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was looking into the possibility of granting asylum or temporary protected status to Venezuelans fleeing political turmoil in their country....
02:36 2019-06-12

Cartel members seeking asylum TUCSON – Cartel members and some of their families crossed into Douglas and Naco, Arizona this past week asking for asylum. They stated their reason for asylum, “credible threat.” This comes after off...
05:48 2019-06-18

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, ...
10:00 2019-05-27

California city declares itself 'second amendment sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city has voted to declare itself a “second amendment sa...
00:36 2019-07-17

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for restrictive abortion laws i...
15:12 2019-05-26

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries in Africa to do the same....
03:36 2019-05-25

The Handmaid's Tale's Ann Dowd Says 'Put Your Phone Down and Protest' New Anti-Abortion Laws The Handmaid’s Tale has entered its third season—and is starting to feel more like a plausible warning than a dystopian nightmare, as more states, like Georgia, continue to sign laws restricting acces...
22:48 2019-06-12

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even ...
05:36 2019-06-07

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. ...
08:36 2019-05-23

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached b...
18:48 2019-06-14

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 p...
11:48 2019-06-06

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journal...
11:36 2019-05-27

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
15:36 2019-05-21

Dalit Man Killed By In-Laws Over Inter-Caste Marriage: Gujarat Cops A 25-year-old Dalit man was allegedly killed by relatives of his wife who belonged to an upper caste community at her village in Ahmedabad district of Gujarat, police said Tuesday....
16:36 2019-07-09

New road safety plan includes stricter seatbelt laws and alcolocks Penalty points for drivers who don't belt up are being considered The Department for Transport has unveiled a 74-point strategy aimed at reducing crash rates on Britain's roads The Department for T...
15:12 2019-07-19

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in ...
10:48 2019-06-05

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life or in case of abnormal foetus and allegedly violate...
16:36 2019-07-15

Violent clashes in Portland, Ore., prompt call for anti-mask laws Authorities in Portland, Ore., called for laws that would ban masks at demonstrations, allow police to videotape protests and give the city greater control over protests by groups with a history of vi...
09:00 2019-07-04

Canon and Toshiba Fined $5 Million for Evading Premerger Notification Laws Faced with accounting irregularities that surfaced in 2015, Toshiba designed a scheme to sell its medical system subsidiary to Canon for around $6.1 billion in 2016 while evading notification rules, a...
10:12 2019-06-11

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary...
07:36 2019-07-10

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissione...
04:12 2019-07-02

‘Scared’ students are rejecting colleges in states with strict abortion laws One Upper East Side family is sending Washington University a big, fat rejection letter. On Friday, the governor of Missouri, where the well-respected school is located, signed a bill outlawing aborti...
00:24 2019-05-26

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including a pre-clearance requirement from her Department of ...
22:36 2019-05-28

Upsurge of Asylum Requests Tests Mexico As Mexico pledges to step up its efforts to stop migrants from crossing into the U.S., it faces an upsurge in asylum requests at its own southern border....
18:48 2019-06-13

I Wish I Could Wear This Wee Arkham Asylum Batman Cowl When I heard that DC Collectibles was making a replica of the distinctive cowl the Dark Knight wore during Rocksteady’s Arkham Asylum video game, I imagined skulking about my house as a masked vigilan...
16:36 2019-07-15

Trump Moves to Destroy Asylum System as We Know It The Trump administration moved today to drastically change the country’s asylum rules, effectively ending the possibility for many Central American migrants or refugees to apply for asylum and fundame...
19:48 2019-07-15

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. San Diego County authorities said Friday that the as...
22:24 2019-05-24

The Power of a Unified ‘No!’: U.S. Asylum Restrictions Hit a Bump Institutions that are not normally partisan or political have begun to declare that the Trump administration’s border policies violate their core values....
08:24 2019-07-08

Kushner tries to strike bipartisan asylum deal Jared Kushner is working with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham to try and broker a bipartisan deal on asylum laws, which could be the next step in Congress’ piecemeal approach t...
19:00 2019-06-19

New U.S. rule orders asylum seekers apply elsewhere first The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it will change asylum rules to limit the number of Central American migrants reaching the American border, by officially disqualifying those who travel through ...
00:48 2019-07-16

Trump administration announces new asylum rules The Trump administration said Monday it will change asylum rules, essentially making Central American migrants traveling through Mexico ineligible to seek protection in the United States....
17:12 2019-07-15

Trump Targets Asylum Protections For Immigrants The Trump administration says it will soon end asylum protections for most Central American migrants. It’s the government’s latest attempt to restrict the influx of migrant families coming...
10:24 2019-07-16

UN refugee agency ‘deeply concerned’ about US asylum The concerned comments from UNHCR came after the Trump administration said it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the US-Mexico border....
20:00 2019-07-16

Asylum seekers say U.S. officials returned them to Mexico but kept their IDs Virginia, an 18-year-old from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in the United States, had just one form of identification on her long journey north: her birth certificate....
22:36 2019-05-31

Opponents sue as Trump’s new asylum rules go into effect The policy went into effect Tuesday but drew two swift lawsuits from immigrant advocacy groups in federal courts, one in San Francisco and one in Washington, D.C....
13:12 2019-07-17

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number of refugees from Latin America....
09:12 2019-06-11

Trump administration announces asylum restrictions TUCSON –The Trump administration announced a new rule that would make it a lot more difficult for migrants to seek asylum in the United States. The rule would end protection for those who came t...
10:24 2019-07-16

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
21:24 2019-05-28

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of...
17:48 2019-06-20

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for proposing the death penalty for gay sex....
08:00 2019-05-25

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
14:48 2019-06-01

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
23:36 2019-06-10

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
16:24 2019-05-21

Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws The technology giant is concerned the Act does not make it clear if it is subject to the data retention obligation under Australia's encryption laws....
11:24 2019-07-08

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
03:36 2019-05-24

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints o...
20:24 2019-05-29

Wisconsin G.O.P.’s Lame-Duck Laws Caused Outrage. A Court Just Ruled Them Legal. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special session was legal....
17:24 2019-06-21

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the United States’ largest city back into the general realm...
09:00 2019-07-03

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
02:00 2019-06-04

Why are extreme abortion laws taking over America? Blame gerrymandering | David Daley Republican state lawmakers use redistricting to push through hardline laws that aren’t supported by votersFifty-four thousand votes out of nearly 4 million. That’s what separated Stacey Abrams from Br...
16:12 2019-06-02

German media report increase in EU asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared with 179,000 in 2019, according to the European Asy...
07:12 2019-06-11

US returns first asylum seekers to violent Nuevo Laredo A U.S. policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through clogged U.S. immigration courts has expanded to the violent city of Nuevo Laredo...
04:00 2019-07-10

U.S. says to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to details of an agreement reached late on Friday that led President...
06:36 2019-06-08

Sen. Booker crosses border, meets asylum seekers Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker crossed back over the U.S. southern border on Wednesday, traveling to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, to meet with migrants attempting to seek asylum i...
16:24 2019-07-04

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday — a new record for a single group of asylum seekers, according to a report Thu...
06:12 2019-05-31

Asylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers A recent explosion in asylum requests from immigrants facing deportation has overwhelmed U.S. courts and denial of the requests does little to keep illegal immigrants out, according to federal statist...
18:48 2019-07-15

New U.S. Asylum Rule Strands Thousands at Southern Border An estimated 18,700 asylum seekers waiting in line along the U.S.-Mexican border for interviews have been stranded by the new rule requiring them first to apply for refugee status from the country the...
17:12 2019-07-16

‘Do Not Travel Due to Crime and Kidnapping.’ Here’s Where the U.S. Is Sending Asylum Seekers Doctors Without Borders is arguing that the expansion of a Trump Administration program to leave asylum-seekers in Mexico while they await immigration court decisions will “put vulnerable people...
18:24 2019-07-11

Another Asylum-Seeker Dies in Border Patrol Custody A 52-year-old Nicaraguan man died Friday at an Arizona hospital while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, becoming the 12th person to die in the custody of immigration authorities since Sep...
18:36 2019-07-06

Guatemala says it has not pledged to accept U.S.-bound asylum seekers Guatemala has not yet committed to becoming a "safe third country" for U.S.-bound migrants seeking asylum, but is analyzing with the United States how to contain flows of people from Central America, ...
02:12 2019-06-19

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically denying them parole....
01:24 2019-05-31

Asylum seeker testifies about daughter’s death A Guatemalan mother seeking asylum told a House panel that she came to the United States seeking safety, but instead watched her infant daughter die slowly and painfully after the baby received shoddy...
05:12 2019-07-11

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria says Trump was right about asylum system, ‘pains me to say’ Fareed Zakaria, the CNN anchor, on Sunday said it “pains” him to admit it, but President Trump was correct that the U.S. finds itself in a crisis with asylum system and the number of new arrivals....
08:48 2019-07-03

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants. A rule published Monday bars migrants from seeking asylum in the United States if the...
23:00 2019-07-15

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number of refugees from Latin America — particularly Vene...
15:48 2019-06-11

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in As a new Trump administration policy aimed at making almost all migrants ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border spread fear this week, those at the front of the line in Mexican border citie...
03:12 2019-07-18

No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the program to be immediately extended to the whole borde...
07:12 2019-06-10

Elisabeth Moss says it's apt' to compare anti-abortion laws to her 'Handmaid's Tale's dystopian society "Handmaid's Tale" star Elisabeth Moss praised those who donned her show's costumes during protests and suggested that it was fair to compare the United States to the show's dystopian world where women...
22:48 2019-06-05

Liberals move to purge pro-life Dems from party, amid furor over abortion laws The left flank of the Democratic Party is ramping up efforts to target and isolate pro-life Democrats, as the party base mobilizes over restrictive new abortion laws being passed in states across the ...
15:24 2019-06-06

Guatemalan and U.S. leaders to discuss migration, asylum deal seen close Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, among other topics, following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country...
22:24 2019-07-11

President Trump Wants Asylum Seekers to Stay in Mexico. Here’s How That Would Work Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States could soon spend months or even years in Mexico waiting for their cases to be heard, but they will not yet be required to seek asylum there first....
00:36 2019-06-11

O’Rourke to visit Mexico, meet turned away US asylum-seekers WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke is heading to Mexico to meet with immigrants seeking U.S. asylum but “turned away.” In his first international trip ...
08:12 2019-06-30

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and justice system....
11:36 2019-05-22

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
01:00 2019-07-05

Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists BERLIN (AP) — Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In interviews with The Wall Street Journal and Financi...
15:00 2019-05-22

Russian suspect in tainted oil scandal seeks asylum in Lithuania After huge amounts of Russian crude oil were found to be tainted, Russian authorities detained several suspects over the scandal. Roman Ruzhechko, the man charged with the alleged conspiracy, sought r...
23:12 2019-07-19

Taiwan says it will treat Hong Kong asylum seekers humanely Taiwan’s president says she will follow “humanitarian principles” in dealing with asylum seekers from Hong Kong, which has been roiled by pro-democracy protests...
05:48 2019-07-20

Mexico rejects idea to keep Central American asylum seekers Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said Monday that his country would reject a proposed solution to the immigration and tariff stand-off with the U.S. that would involve it keeping Central Americ...
20:24 2019-06-03

Mexico's Border Pact Bought Time on U.S. Asylum Demand Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the border agreement it struck to avert U.S. tariffs bought Mexico time to show that it can reduce the flood of Central America migrants arriving at the U....
01:00 2019-06-11

Taiwan open to granting Hong Kong protesters asylum Taiwan's government has said it would provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters on humanitarian grounds. The pledge risks straining the already tense relationship between Taipei and Beijing....
18:12 2019-07-19

Transgender asylum seeker Johana Leon dies after ICE release A transgender asylum seeker who was held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement died four days after she was released from custody, U.S. authorities said on Monday....
20:48 2019-06-03

Beto O’Rourke visits turned away asylum seekers in Mexico WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke visited Mexico on Sunday and listened to tearful immigrants say they fled Central American violence and turmoil to seek asylum in the...
03:36 2019-07-01

U.S., Mexico set talks amid tension over new curbs on asylum-seekers The chief diplomats of Mexico and the United States plan to meet on Sunday for talks about a new U.S. rule restricting asylum applications from Central American migrants that would burden Mexico's alr...
20:48 2019-07-16

Two vacant TUSD schools considered as shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant families on a temporary basis sends the wrong messag...
09:12 2019-07-13

Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday moved to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, requiring them to first pursue their claims in a third country they tra...
20:36 2019-07-15

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to free...
03:12 2019-07-18

Guatemala to Discuss Absorbing Central American Asylum Seekers President Jimmy Morales plans to discuss a potential deal with U.S. officials that would require migrants from El Salvador and Honduras to seek asylum in Guatemala. Critics of the plan say the country...
05:24 2019-07-12

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of ...
23:24 2019-07-15

Asylum-seekers could find shelter in county juvenile center PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. – Asylum-seeking migrants could soon be sheltered at the Pima County Juvenile Justice Complex, as the Benedictine Monastery prepares to shut its doors for upcoming constructio...
08:36 2019-07-09

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country throug...
01:00 2019-07-16

The U.S. begins returning asylum seekers to one of Mexico’s most dangerous states On Tuesday morning, the United States sent the first 12 migrants back to Tamaulipas under a program known as the Migration Protection Protocols. Mexican authorities dismissed them from the city’s immi...
16:24 2019-07-10

Trump’s ‘blatantly illegal’ immigration rules end asylum protections The ACLU has vowed to sue the administration over the ‘unlawful’ new rules, which raise the asylum eligibility barThe Trump administration has announced new immigration rules ending asylum protections...
01:00 2019-07-16

Dutch minister quits over asylum seeker crime statistics A Dutch junior justice minister has quit after his department came under fire for appearing to minimize statistics about criminality among asylum seekers....
22:24 2019-05-21

Two more border cities added to U.S.-Mexico asylum program: sources U.S.-bound asylum seekers will be sent back to at least two additional Mexican border cities later this week to wait for their claims to be processed, officials said, with one of the cities in a regio...
01:48 2019-06-24

President Trump Wants to Dramatically Limit People Seeking Asylum in the U.S. When Gabriela left her home in El Salvador in 2011, she did not know anything about U.S. immigration law. She just knew that she needed to escape from domestic violence and find a new life elsewhere. ...
23:12 2019-06-12

ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions Four civil rights organizations sued the Trump administration Tuesday to block a new rule that would make most asylum seekers inadmissible from entering the United States through its southern border....
12:12 2019-07-17

U.S. doubled number of asylum seekers sent to Mexico daily: official Luis Carlos Cano, a spokesman for Mexico's national immigration agency in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, said starting Thursday some 200 asylum seekers per day were being sent back, up...
03:12 2019-06-15

Trump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers The Trump administration on Monday announced a sweeping new policy tightening restrictions for asylum seekers, in a move that could drastically reduce the number of Central American migrants eligible ...
18:24 2019-07-15

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media reports. Humanitarian groups have criticized the r...
22:12 2019-06-08

Dutch minister resigns over asylum-seeker crime report The Dutch migration minister has quit after coming under fire over how crimes involving asylum-seekers were reported. Mark Harbers' ministry placed offenses such as sexual assault and murder under the...
10:48 2019-05-22

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong....
21:48 2019-05-22

U.S. pushes Mexico to take more asylum seekers, tighten controls: sources The United States is pushing Mexico to keep asylum seekers on its side of the border, clamp down on people smugglers and tighten controls on migrants in the south of the country, three Mexican sources...
01:36 2019-06-06

Number of asylum seekers sent back to Italy triples in five years EU countries sending growing numbers back to country of arrival in blocThe number of asylum seekers returned to Italy from elsewhere in Europe under a controversial EU regulation has almost tripled in...
20:24 2019-06-27

U.S. ramps up returns of asylum seekers to Mexico, adding Cubans The United States is more than doubling the number of asylum seekers it returns to Mexico in one city and adding groups like Cubans as it rapidly expands a policy to make migrants wait out claims sout...
02:12 2019-06-22

Missouri governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds The lawsuit revealed that nearly all employees on Gov. Eric Greitens's staff had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas City Star....
07:36 2019-07-09

Freshman Rep. Veronica Escobar reports death threats over asylum story Freshman Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas says her office has received death threats against her, her family and staffers following a news report that her aides were improperly aiding asylum ...
08:12 2019-07-10

Mexico draws asylum red line ahead of talks about Trump's tariffs Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if...
22:36 2019-06-03

Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if...
23:12 2019-06-03

Violent Mexican border city opens its doors to U.S. asylum seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, U.S. and Mexican offi...
11:12 2019-07-10

Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure center When Ali Adnan, 27, fled his home in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad in 2015 and arrived in Denmark, a local Danish family took him in and helped him gain his footing in a country he knew very little abo...
11:36 2019-05-30

Trump slams Mexico, Democrats over spike in asylum seekers at border President Trump slammed Mexico and Democratic lawmakers on Friday for the growing number of asylum seekers overwhelming the US southern border — the morning after he slapped Mexico with a new tariff a...
21:24 2019-05-31

Mexico draws red line on asylum in talks to stop Trump tariffs Mexico on Monday made clear it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tari...
18:48 2019-06-03

Violent Mexican Border City Opens Its Doors To US Asylum Seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, US and Mexican......
11:48 2019-07-10

LGBT asylum-seekers exempt from 'Remain in Mexico' policy and can stay in US Asylum-seekers who arrive at the southern border and claim to be LGBT are exempt from the U.S.-Mexico “Remain in Mexico” policy and will not be returned to Mexico to await decisions by U.S. immigratio...
07:36 2019-07-16

White House blasts federal judge in asylum case as ‘at war with the rule of law’ An injunction issued by a Seattle-based judge blocked an administration plan that would detain thousands of migrants indefinitely while waiting for their asylum cases to be heard....
16:48 2019-07-03

Trump moves to limit eligibility for Central American asylum-seekers ​WASHINGTON — The Trump ​a​dministration unveiled new asylum rules Monday that would drastically limit the eligibility of Central American migrants to seek relief at the US-Mexico border. In a major m...
20:12 2019-07-15

Asylum seekers waiting in Nuevo Laredo fear lurking dangers For the 1,800 or so asylum seekers and migrants currently stuck in Nuevo Laredo waiting for a chance at refuge in the United States, fear is palpable and stories of harrowing experiences are common....
06:36 2019-07-18

Beto O'Rourke travels across Mexico border, meets with asylum seekers Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke made his first foreign trip as a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Sunday, traveling over the southwestern border to Mexico....
14:00 2019-07-01

Church, civic officials to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers TUCSON – Catholic Community Services leaders and officials plan to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers in Pima County Wednesday afternoon. The press conference is scheduled at 1:45 p.m., at t...
16:12 2019-07-17

U.S.-Mexico migrant deal includes regional asylum plan: document The U.S.-Mexico migration agreement reached last week includes a regional asylum plan and Mexico's commitment to examine and potentially change its laws, according to a copy held up to journalists by ...
21:24 2019-06-11

‘Severe’ new US asylum restrictions will put vulnerable families at risk, UN refugee agency says Deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing the southern land border of the United States, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has warned that the ‘severe’ measur...
02:12 2019-07-17

Rwandan man gets 8 years in jail for lying in asylum bid about role in 1994 genocide A Rwandan man was sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison Monday after he was convicted of deceiving immigration officials about his involvement in his nation's 1994 genocide....
09:00 2019-07-04

Homeland Security chief says 90% of asylum seekers miss court dates The acting Homeland Security secretary said on Tuesday that 90 percent of asylum seekers are missing their court dates after being released into the US. Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan told the Senat...
04:36 2019-06-12

Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariff...
05:48 2019-06-04

Trans woman seeking asylum dies after pleading for medical help in US custody Death of Johana Medina Leon, hospitalized following chest pains, echoes case of Honduran woman a year agoA transgender migrant has died after becoming sick while in Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
09:48 2019-06-04

U.S. churches, some immigration officers denounce sending asylum seekers to Mexico U.S. faith leaders on Thursday expressed outrage over a Trump administration policy that sends asylum seekers to some of Mexico's most violent cities, echoing U.S. asylum officers who said the program...
03:36 2019-06-28

Transgender asylum seeker from El Salvador held by ICE dies at El Paso hospital The death of a transgender woman from El Salvador at an El Paso hospital reignites concerns about the treatment of transgender migrants held by ICE        ...
04:12 2019-06-04

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package of gun-control legislation, saying last week’...
21:00 2019-06-04

ACLU files suit to block Trump rule to stop asylum-seekers The American Civil Liberties Union sued U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, challenging a sweeping new rule that would bar almost all migrants from seeking asylum at the southern ...
05:12 2019-07-17

U.S. border patrol faces probe; White House bashes asylum ruling The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that border patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against ...
18:48 2019-07-03

Mexico eyes Brazil for U.S. asylum deal as Trump revives tariff threat Mexico and the United States may explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the threat of tariffs hanging over Mexico if it does not do enough to sa...
08:36 2019-06-11

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims from most noncitizens who travel through another coun...
01:00 2019-07-17

ACLU files suit to block Trump rule to stop asylum seekers The American Civil Liberties Union sued U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, challenging a sweeping new rule that would bar almost all migrants from seeking asylum at the southern ...
00:00 2019-07-17

U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, refugees, a prominent rights group said on Friday as...
01:00 2019-06-15

Asylum officers union: Trump migration policy goes against nation's 'moral fabric' A union representing U.S. asylum officers has asked a federal court to end the Trump administration's policy of forcing migrants to wait in Mexico while the United States decides their asylum cases....
19:36 2019-06-27

Civil Liberties Groups Asks Judge To Block Trump Asylum Rule (WASHINGTON) — Civil liberties groups on Wednesday asked for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration’s effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. T...
17:00 2019-07-17

U.S. sending more asylum seekers back to Mexico via Texas border crossing: official The U.S. government on Thursday began ramping up the pace of returns of asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out their U.S. court hearings by sending around 200 migrants back through the El Paso, Texas, p...
01:00 2019-06-15

In Mexico, Trump's latest asylum policy stirs anger, fear and confusion Tens of thousands of migrants who have been waiting for months in Mexican border cities are struggling to understand what the U.S. new asylum policy means for them even though they've followed the rul...
19:24 2019-07-18

WRAPUP 4-Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariff...
02:48 2019-06-04

WRAPUP 1-Mexico draws red line on asylum in talks to stop Trump tariffs Mexico on Monday made clear it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tari...
19:12 2019-06-03

Doctors, lawyers say new border agency policy risks ‘criminalization’ of asylum seekers A new national policy on uniforms was adopted internally last year after the CBSA began moving what it deems "higher-risk immigration detainees'' from provincial jails, into one of the agency's three...
01:00 2019-07-15

DHS chief reveals startling stat on asylum seekers who skip hearings, disappear The acting Homeland Security secretary gave lawmakers a glimpse Tuesday into just how many asylum seekers skip their hearings after being released into the United States -- telling a Senate panel that...
18:48 2019-06-11

ACLU asks judge to block Trump asylum rule as case is heard Civil liberties groups are asking a federal judge for a hearing to quickly block the Trump administrations effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border...
16:48 2019-07-17

25 years later, Soul Asylum’s “Runaway Train” is still raising awareness for missing children Soul Asylum’s breakthrough 1993 hit “Runway Train” won the Grammy for Best Rock Song and peaked at number five at the Billboard Hot 100. Fueling the song’s popularity was its Tony Kaye-directed video,...
21:48 2019-05-24

‘Welcome home, Ilhan!’: supporters greet Ilhan Omar as she arrives in home state – video The US representative Ilhan Omar is welcomed with cheers and support as she returns to Minnesota on Thursday after days of inflammatory attacks by Donald Trump. At the airport, supporters shouted thei...
18:12 2019-07-19

Federal judge blocks Trump admin policy keeping asylum seekers locked up U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman ruled Tuesday that people who are detained after entering the country illegally to seek protection are entitled to bond hearings....
05:36 2019-07-03

Asylum seekers in Sri Lanka fear for their safety, in wake of Easter Sunday terror attacks Since the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on April 21, there have been concerns for the safety of refugees and asylum seekers living in the country: in the immediate aftermath, there were reports of ref...
23:36 2019-05-31

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ruled city, demanding it correct its "mistakes", sta...
17:48 2019-05-25

White House rips judge for blocking Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers The White House fired another broadside at the federal judiciary on Wednesday — targeting a judge in Seattle for supposedly being “at war with the rule of law” after she blocked President Trump’s plan...
19:24 2019-07-03

Countdown to US-Mexico tariff deadline: Trump's asylum demand at heart of standoff The Trump administration wants Mexico to agree to take almost every asylum seeker that crosses into Mexico. So far, Mexican negotiators have said no.        ...
19:48 2019-06-07

Some asylum-seekers should be halted at border, new USCIS acting director says in memo to staff: report President Trump’s recent appointee to head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is apparently wasting little time in making changes at the agency....
09:00 2019-06-19

Beto O'Rourke peddles false claim that Trump called asylum-seekers 'animals' Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a candidate for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, used a televised town hall event Tuesday night to spread the debunked claim that President Trump ca...
09:12 2019-05-22

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that they are under refugee protection in Germany. Ray Wo...
07:01 2019-05-22

Judge Blocks William Barr's Inhumane Plan to Deny Asylum Seekers Bail A federal judge has blocked a plan by the Trump administration that would have denied bail to asylum seekers who crossed into the U.S. illegally, according to Bloomberg. The ruling was made in respons...
15:48 2019-07-03

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting ...
10:00 2019-05-22

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started drilling for gas west of Cyprus, Greek Prime Ministe...
00:00 2019-06-17

BMW CEO Krueger will not seek contract extension BMW said its CEO, Harald Krueger, 53, will not seek another term of office, pre-empting deliberations about whether he would be given another five-year term at the automaker....
17:01 2019-07-05

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount...
21:24 2019-06-13

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 di...
20:24 2019-06-06

R&A executive defends pay gap between Opens R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers defended the sizable gap between purses for The Open Championship and the Women's British Open, even as reporters peppered him with questions about the disparity du...
16:48 2019-07-17

Trump's plan to have Guatemala absorb asylum seekers could face court challenge in Central America Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, while five former senior officials went to court to block an agreement Morales may sign declaring the Centr...
03:36 2019-07-12

Univision Owners Seek Exit After Tumultuous Run Univision is exploring a possible sale, a move that would put an end to 12 years of private-equity ownership marked by an erosion of the Spanish-language broadcaster’s ratings dominance....
03:12 2019-07-05

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
23:48 2019-06-06

EU leaders seek to break stalemate on top jobs The divided European Union's 28 national leaders were to spend a third consecutive day on Tuesday arm-wrestling over who should hold the bloc's most prominent jobs until nearly 2025....
02:36 2019-07-02

Populists Seek to Break the European Union From Within Not long ago, nationalist movements were advocating a departure from the European Union. Now they seeking seats in Parliament, promising an insurgency from within....
11:24 2019-05-25

Spain's Sanchez says he will seek confirmation vote as PM Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he will seek parliament's approval to be sworn in as premier and form a government following King Felipe VI's invitation....
23:36 2019-06-06

Prosecutors can’t seek execution in case against immigrant _____ PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors can no longer seek the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a convenience store clerk in a Phoenix suburb becaus...
19:36 2019-07-06

Cubans seek to revive little-known tango legacy Cuba may be known now for upbeat salsa, but long before that genre even emerged its Afro beats fed into the melancholic Argentine tango which was widely popular on the Caribbean's largest island....
16:12 2019-07-19

| Tunisians seek 'transparency' on president's health Tunisian politicians and social media users called Monday for transparency on President Beji Caid Essebsi's health after he was hospitalised last week with a "serious illness"....
19:00 2019-07-02

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to present....
20:48 2019-06-18

'Under one flag': two Belgiums seek one government after vote Belgium was stunned on Monday by a Flemish separatist surge in national elections that will make forming a new federal government a tortuous task as the country's French-speaking region moved further ...
15:00 2019-05-27

Lomachenko to seek third title in Campbell fight Vasiliy Lomachenko, owner of two lightweight belts, will defend those titles and compete for a third when he meets fellow Olympic champion Luke Campbell on Aug. 31 at the O2 Arena in London....
13:48 2019-07-20

Virginia Beach employees seek counseling Virginia Beach city employees have been seeking counseling following the deadly shooting on Friday in which twelve of their co-workers died. (June 3)        ...
04:12 2019-06-04

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defended the policy of execution for homosexuality. The issue erupted after a pointed question from a German reporter....
20:12 2019-06-12

Schwarzenegger defends 102-year-old who is being evicted Arnold Schwarzenegger, the actor and former governor of California, on Sunday reportedly reached out to the 102-year-old Los Angeles woman being booted from her apartment where she lived for 30 years ...
16:24 2019-05-27

Tommy Frank defends in Sheffield Tommy Frank returns to the scene of his Commonwealth coronation, writes Paul Wheeler The post Tommy Frank defends in Sheffield appeared first on Boxing News....
18:36 2019-07-02

What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- even the food stored in them. That is the reality of ...
11:24 2019-06-16

The best country to be a woman? It's not the US A gender equality study released by Equal Measures 2030 assessed gender pay gaps, women's rights, gender-based violence, representation, and more.       ...
20:00 2019-07-10

These are the best small towns in the country See which small towns took home top honors across six categories in the 2019 10Best Readers' Choice contest.        ...
20:48 2019-05-21

The best small towns in the country Some of America's most underrated travel destinations are its small towns. 10Best asked readers to vote for their favorites, and the results are in.       ...
06:12 2019-06-14

When Your Country Is On Fire, There's Always Softball When he lived in Venezuela, Freddy de Freitas played baseball every day of the week, except for the occasional Monday. He played and baked under the Caracas sun on weekends, and on weekdays after work...
23:48 2019-06-06

Climbers seek new routes to keep the thrill of Everest alive It was a scene no one could quite believe -- atop Everest, once considered the most remote place on earth, lines of climbers snaked over the ridgeline above the mountain's highest camp at 8,000 meters...
03:00 2019-07-07

Authorities seek battery charge against Raptors president Authorities say they will push for a battery charge against Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri after the executive was accused of pushing and hitting a sheriff's deputy in the face as he tried...
22:48 2019-06-14

The Latest: Officials seek help in motorcycle crash probe LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly crash between a pickup truck and several motorcycles in New Hampshire (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Authorities are asking for the public’s help as t...
23:24 2019-06-22

Ferrari may seek review of Canadian stewards' decision Ferrari will not formally appeal the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, the team said on Thursday, but could still seek a review of the decision by presenting fresh...
23:36 2019-06-13

UN agencies seek ‘new approach’ to Libya migrant crisis The U.N. migration and refugee agencies are making a joint call for a “new approach” among countries to solve a migration crisis affecting Libya and the often-deadly route across the Mediterranean tow...
23:24 2019-07-11

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new permit....
06:24 2019-07-11

Antibiotics Developers Seek a Cure for Industry Ills The bankruptcy of drug developer Achaogen illustrates the challenge facing companies seeking new antibiotics at a time when cash-strapped hospitals are reluctant to splash out on higher-priced medicin...
18:24 2019-07-18

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 y...
10:36 2019-06-17

Southwest pilots to seek compensation for Boeing 737 Max impact The pilots union for Southwest Airlines says it will ask Boeing for compensation to cover legal costs and lost income for pilots due to the 737 Max grounding....
16:00 2019-06-19

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crac...
07:24 2019-06-17

Central Park 5 prosecutor won’t seek renewal of Columbia job NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from the Netflix miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the Central Park Five trial continues. The New York Post reports that Elizabeth Lederer informed Columbia Law...
07:12 2019-06-13

Mnuchin Urges U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
03:00 2019-07-11

Mnuchin Urges Suppliers to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
14:36 2019-07-11

Mnuchin Said to Advise U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
08:12 2019-07-11

Swiss lawmakers seek more clarity on EU treaty terms The Swiss upper house of parliament asked the government on Wednesday to get more concessions from the European Union over a draft treaty, raising the stakes ahead of a mid-June deadline Brussels has ...
18:12 2019-06-12

Prosecutors seek life sentence in Charlottesville car attack CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to give a life sentence to a man convicted of hate crimes for plowing his car into a crowd demonstrating against a white nationalist ...
10:00 2019-06-28

U.N. experts seek inquiry into 'unlawful' killings in Philippines United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into a "staggering number of unlawful deaths and police killings in the context of the so-called war on drugs" i...
10:24 2019-06-07

| Banyana seek redemption in World Cup after woeful build-up Banyana Banyana make their Women's World Cup debut against Spain in the French port city of Le Havre having failed to win in 10 matches since qualifying....
08:48 2019-06-07

Attorneys seek light sentence for cop who shot 911 caller Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge not to send him to prison, proposing instead that he report to jail...
08:36 2019-06-07

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement on Brexit....
18:12 2019-06-03

Americans rarely seek guidance from clergy members DETROIT — Timothy Buchanan says he never consults clergy about important decisions, but it’s not for lack of faith: He regularly attends a nondenominational Christian church near his home. Buchanan, 4...
00:24 2019-07-09

Attorneys for cop who shot 911 caller seek creative sentence MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge to give him a creative sentence rather than ...
00:12 2019-06-07

Lexington Police Seek Breakthrough In Double Homicide LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police are asking for help finding the person or people responsible for a double homicide two months ago. Police say that two people were found shot to death ...
23:48 2019-06-04

The Latest: Greece’s Golden Dawn says will seek recount The extreme right Golden Dawn party says it plans to request a nationwide ballot recount after it narrowly failed to reach the 3% threshold of votes to enter parliament in Sunday’s general election...
15:48 2019-07-08

Chinese Carriers Seek Compensation For Boeing 737 MAX Groundings China's official airline association said Friday it will help 13 member carriers seek compensation from Boeing for losses already approaching $580 million due to the grounding of the 737 MAX 8....
22:24 2019-05-24

In the Western Conference, Teams Known for Heartbreak Seek Glory The St. Louis Blues are the only “Expansion Six” team left without a Stanley Cup. The San Jose Sharks came later, but have endured similar heartbreak....
01:01 2019-05-24

Serena may seek grasscourt wildcard ahead of Wimbledon Serena Williams said she felt "pretty far away" from her optimal level after suffering a surprise third round defeat at the French Open to Sofia Kenin and suggested she might seek a wildcard entry int...
05:12 2019-06-02

Police seek man in violent rape in Jamaica, Queens Police Saturday released the name and photo of a man they say raped and brutally attacked his female acquaintance inside his Queens home this week. The shaken victim was only able to escape by jumping...
11:00 2019-06-02

Japan's Parties Seek Gains With Women on the Ballot Political parties in Japan are campaigning for greater freedoms for women and putting record numbers of women on the ballot in a national election this month, seizing on the momentum of the country’s ...
17:12 2019-07-15

Qatar Airways to seek compensation from Boeing over MAX grounding Qatar Airways plans to seek compensation from Boeing over the grounding of three 737 MAX aircraft by Italian airline Air Italy, where the Qatari company is a major shareholder, group chief executive A...
11:24 2019-06-07

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown on drugs in the Philippines....
12:12 2019-06-07

Fake Christchurch attack victims seek NZ$17k in support New Zealand police have raised concerns over people faking their presence at two deadly mosque shootings in March. More than NZ$7 million has been paid out to survivors by local victims' funds so far....
18:24 2019-06-28

Sweden Won't Seek Warrant for Assange, Easing U.S. Extradition Bid A Swedish judge on Monday rejected a request to issue an arrest order for Julian Assange, a move that could ease efforts by the U.S. to extradite the WikiLeaks founder....
10:12 2019-06-04

Israeli Labor party leader says he won’t seek re-election JERUSALEM (AP) — The leader of Israel’s venerable Labor party says he won’t seek re-election as party chairman. Avi Gabbay announced on Tuesday he won’t run in the upcoming vote for ...
14:12 2019-06-11

Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law that presidents have used for two decades to justify U...
00:12 2019-05-23

China's Big Three Airlines Seek 737 MAX Payouts From Boeing: Reports China's three biggest airlines have filed claims seeking compensation from Boeing over the grounding and delayed delivery of 737 MAX 8 aircraft following two deadly crashes, Chinese state media......
10:48 2019-05-22

Officials seek answers after blackout in New York's Manhattan Government and utility officials were still searching for definite reasons on Sunday for a five-hour blackout in a large section of New York City's Manhattan borough that left 73,000 customers without...
23:48 2019-07-14

Police seek help after Marshall County man found dead GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police are seeking the public’s help after a Marshall County man was found dead Saturday in far western Kentucky. Authorities said 46-year-old ...
20:24 2019-06-30

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic,...
01:24 2019-05-22

Sweden won’t seek Assange’s detention, court rules COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish court has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain and suspected of rape in Sweden, shouldn’t be detained in absentia. Monda...
17:48 2019-06-03

Air Travel Workers Seek to Capitalize on Newfound Clout A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win better pay....
18:00 2019-06-04

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner: CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
13:12 2019-05-31

In Vietnam beer war, Heineken and Sabeco seek to take each other's turf In Vietnam, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing beer markets, new battle lines are being drawn as Heineken NV and local industry leader Sabeco hone their product offerings and build up mark...
01:36 2019-06-05

Ireland votes to ease divorce laws, back united Ireland Exit polls have indicated a large majority in favor of easing restrictions on divorce, more than 20 years after it was first permitted. There was also a majority for a united Ireland....
08:00 2019-05-26

Less than 6 weeks after bloodbath at Virginia Beach, Virginia rejects tougher gun laws Virginia Republicans slammed the door on a wide range of gun-control measures Tuesday, adjourning a one-day special legislative session.        ...
21:36 2019-07-09

U.S. veteran defends goal celebrations against Thailand Veteran U.S. forward Carli Lloyd defended her World Cup team mates on Friday after widespread criticism of their exuberant goal celebrations during the 13-0 trouncing of Thailand....
22:48 2019-06-14

Yankees’ Clint Frazier Defends His Silence “I didn’t feel like I needed to stand in front of everyone and explain myself,” Frazier said of avoiding reporters on Sunday, when he struggled defensively. His decision clashed with team standards....
04:36 2019-06-05

Liam Fox defends UK ambassador to US in row over leaked memos Trade minister says Kim Darroch is ‘held in high regard’ as Farage calls for his sackingWhat the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpBritain’s ambassador to the US has done nothing wrong an...
14:00 2019-07-08

Arie Luyendyk Jr. Defends Lauren After She's Mom-Shamed Over Going Out Last Wednesday, The Bachelor's Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Luyendyk welcomed their first child, daughter Alessi Ren Luyendyk. A week later, mom went out for lunch and left her with grandma.......
19:12 2019-06-06

Texas HS superintendent defends Briles hiring Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Jason McCullough defended the decision to hire Art Briles, saying the district "vetted coach Briles to the best of our ability."...
03:36 2019-05-29

Conway defends Mexico tariffs, says not a ploy White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is defending President Donald Trumps use of tariffs against Mexico, says it's not a distraction from other issues. (May 31)       ...
01:00 2019-06-01

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC investigation....
16:48 2019-07-09

Trump defends immigration deal with Mexico STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump, his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, is looking to claim victory. But some of his Democratic challengers for the White House have criticiz...
07:00 2019-06-10

"He's A Novice": BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Defends Son Who Hit Official Senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, whose son Akash thrashed a civic body official with a cricket bat in Madhya Pradesh last week, defended his actions and called him a "kachhe khiladi" or a......
09:00 2019-07-01

Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism Bernie Sanders mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and some of his Democratic presidential opponents hav...
07:36 2019-06-13

The Londoner: Pammy defends her friend Julian Pamela Anderson speaks out in defence of Julian Assange / Swastika graffiti found in parliamentary lift / Nigel Lawson's foreign property woes / Renée Zellweger stirs Bridget Jones speculation...
13:36 2019-05-22

Joe Biden defends Obamacare, attacks Trump Joe Biden is defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Trump but also some Democrats who want to replace the current system with a fully government-run model. Biden, in Iowa, a...
12:48 2019-07-16

Suarez defends himself after missing Copa del Rey final BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez has defended himself from criticism for undergoing knee surgery that prevented him from playing for Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final. The Uruguayan released a st...
23:00 2019-05-26

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for pardoning a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the ...
01:00 2019-05-27

Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown’s OTA absence The Browns aren’t the only team dealing with a high-profile receiver who has attendance issues. Just ask the Oakland Raiders. Wide receiver Antonio Brown was not present for the start of organiz...
09:24 2019-05-22

Austria set to be first EU country to ban all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria was set on Tuesday to ban all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, the first European Union country to take such drastic action against the chemical over concerns that it can cause cancer....
16:24 2019-07-02

Mom gets apology from Sun Country Airlines after she had to pay $75 to sit with her toddler Sun Country Airlines apologized to a mother who claims the airline wouldn't let her sit next to her toddler unless she paid extra money.       ...
19:00 2019-07-11

UK PM candidate Johnson: the country can trust me Former foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday Britain could trust him to be prime minister and he would continue to voice his opinions directly as that is what the public wanted....
13:48 2019-06-12

Know the risks: Travel advisories by country The U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories intended to help travelers understand the risks involved in visiting certain countries.       ...
03:36 2019-07-18

"You Can't Talk That Way About Our Country": Trump To Congresswomen President Donald Trump broadly declared Friday that no one should criticize the United States while he is president, part of a renewed attack on four minority congresswomen whom he has targeted as......
15:36 2019-07-20

Canada becomes first G7 country to ban shark fin imports Measure which also bans sale of fins awaits royal assentShark fin soup has long been seen as a delicacy in AsiaIt was on a family visit to Hong Kong that Kristyn Wong-Tam noticed her uncle – a well-re...
11:36 2019-06-21

Why this country is building hundreds of airports When China's air industry hits the news, stories are typically centered on passengers going rogue, punching each other, trying to wrestle open emergency doors mid-takeoff or dangerously tossing coins ...
05:36 2019-05-29

Best selling country albums of the last 10 years 24/7 Tempo identified the best selling country albums of the last 10 years based on the albums that have at least 1 million in certified sales.        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal....
02:24 2019-06-12

Canada took in more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says Canada resettled 28,100 refugees last year, overtaking the US for the first time since the 1980 Refugee Act, UN report foundCanada took in more refugees than any other country in the world in 2018, ac...
01:12 2019-06-20

Honoring veterans on Memorial Day across the country Memorial Day is a holiday honoring American soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.        ...
21:24 2019-05-24

Iranian president says country isn’t seeking war A day after the US announced the deployment of an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the Islamic Republic is not seeking to wage war against...
17:24 2019-06-18

Even a King Can't Rename a Country Without Some Complications Swaziland became Eswatini last year, but sign makers haven’t caught up, it takes time to use up old stationery and the seating arrangement at the U.N. had to be reordered; plus, a question on the corr...
23:48 2019-05-27

Sudan: Deportations to an embattled country After the military council used brutal force against civilian protesters, the situation in Sudan has continued to escalate. Now German politicians are debating if rejected asylum seekers can still be ...
15:24 2019-06-17

'McMafia' laws forcing owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain source of wealth The owner of three London properties worth £80 million may be forced to explain the source of their wealth under so-called McMafia laws being used by investigators....
06:24 2019-05-29