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Homophobic and transphobic hate crimes surge in England and Wales

Offences double since 2014 against gay and lesbian people and treble against trans people, Guardian analysis revealsYou saw me covered in blood on a bus. But do you get outraged about all homophobia?Homophobic and transphobic hate crimes, i...

Homophobic and transphobic hate crimes surge in England and Wales

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NYPD investigating Megan Rapinoe posters vandalized with homophobic slurs as hate crime Posters featuring USWNT star Megan Rapinoe were vandalized with derogatory slurs in NYC subway station. NYPD's hate crimes division has opened probe.       ...
02:00, 2019-07-11

Humanist weddings rise sharply across England and Wales Faith-based unions fall in last decade but humanist weddings rise by 266%When Amy Hicks and Michaela Francis get married this summer under the shadow of a 400-year-old West Sussex oak tree, they will join the fastest growing group of newlyweds – humanists.According to newly obtained figures, humanis...
15:00, 2019-06-02

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 with a hate crime because the state has no such law. Victim Anthony Gooden said in a recent......
20:45, 2019-06-03

Rise in Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales Increase of 22% comes as greater number of mothers and women over 35 have terminationsThe number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has increased by 22%, as terminations in the two countries reached their highest level, with women who have already had children and those a...
00:45, 2019-06-14

England reach semi-finals with thrilling victory over Thailand, Scotland down Wales "England came from behind three times to secure a thrilling 4-3 victory over Thailand on Saturday as they reached the semi-finals of the snooker World Cup."...
20:30, 2019-06-29

One Organisation To Blame, Says Asaduddin Owaisi On Hate Crimes Hyderabad politician Asaduddin Owaisi has blamed right wing groups under Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the ideological mentor of the BJP, for the hate crimes in the country. The Prime Minister, he......
19:30, 2019-06-30

Anti-LGBT hate crimes are rising, the FBI says. But it gets worse The FBI estimates 7,500 total hate crime victims annually. Household surveys show more than 200,000. How many of those are LGBTQ people?        ...
23:15, 2019-06-28

Rising Intolerance, Hate Crimes Can "Seriously Damage" Growth: Adi Godrej Noted industrialist Adi Godrej Saturday warned that the rising intolerance, hate crimes and moral policing can "seriously damage" economic growth of the nation....
16:30, 2019-07-13

James Fields Jr. receives life in prison for Charlottesville hate crimes An Ohio man received life in prison on federal hate crimes charges Friday for driving his car into a crowd full of counterprotesters during a Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017....
01:30, 2019-06-29

Army vet accused of ramming California pedestrians charged with hate crimes The Army veteran accused of plowing his car into a crowd of pedestrians in California last month believed at least two members of the group were of Muslim descent, prosecutors said in court this week....
15:45, 2019-05-31

California man accused of hate crimes sent letters threatening to shoot minorities, prosecutors say California prosecutors have filed 10 felony charges against a 62-year-old man Tuesday after he allegedly mailed greeting cards—threatening to shoot minority homeowners and property managers, who moved into his neighborhood. ...
10:45, 2019-07-19

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California charged with hate crimes An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD has been charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
03:45, 2019-05-31

Suspect in Louisiana Black Church Arsons Charged With Federal Hate Crimes Prosecutors in Louisiana have charged suspect Holden Matthews, 21, with federal hate crimes for allegedly burning several black churches in the St. Landry Parish region earlier this year, according to NBC....
03:30, 2019-06-13

Warren Gatland's first match after leaving Wales will be against Wales Gatland to coach Barbarians in Cardiff game on 30 NovemberWales head coach to leave role after World Cup in JapanWarren Gatland’s first match after stepping down as Wales coach later this year will be against the team he has guided for over a decade.Gatland, who leaves his post after the World Cup i...
15:15, 2019-06-05

How the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is fighting to make the city a safe space When a subway ride in Queens last November became the setting of an anti-gay attack, New York Police turned to a team set up for just such an incident: the Hate Crime Task Force....
13:45, 2019-05-27

Man suspected of setting fires at Louisiana black churches charged with federal hate crimes The man suspected of setting fire to three churches in St. Landry Parish has been indicted on federal hate crime charges.        ...
06:45, 2019-06-13

German Jews warned not to wear kippahs in public amid spike in hate crimes A top German official has warned Jewish people against wearing yarmulkes in public amid a spike in anti-Semitic attacks. “I cannot advise Jews to wear the kippah everywhere all the time in Germany,” the official said Saturday, employing another word for yarmulke. The statement from Felix Klein, the ...
00:15, 2019-05-26

Louisiana deputy's son charged with federal hate crimes in connection with fires at black churches The suspect in a string of fires that destroyed three black churches in rural Louisiana earlier this year was indicted on federal hate crime charges in connection with the blazes, federal officials announced Wednesday....
21:15, 2019-06-12

Flag-burning during Pride Month prompts reflection on nation's rise in hate crimes Police efforts to respond with empathy to victims of hate crimes break with a history of brutality, discrimination by law enforcement nationwide.        ...
15:45, 2019-06-11

Lisa Vanderpump Apologizes for "Poor Choice of Words" After Transphobic Comment About Erika Jayne Lisa Vanderpump is publicly apologizing for some comments she made on Tuesday night's episode of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Some background: Vanderpump Dogs executive director......
01:15, 2019-05-23

‘Beyond reasonable doubt’, international court convicts notorious DR Congo rebel leader of war crimes, crimes against humanity The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, found former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda guilty “beyond reasonable doubt”, of 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, in the volatile Ituri district of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), between 2002 and 2003....
20:15, 2019-07-08

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or share their abysmal music to millions of people throughout the world. It’s also provided the same opportunity for racists, homophobes and elected official...
06:15, 2019-06-06

Two dead after being hit by train in south Wales Police say they are working to identify pair struck on tracks near Port TalbotTwo people have died after being struck by a train on tracks near Port Talbot in south Wales, police have said.In a statement, British Transport Police (BTP) said: “Shortly before 10am today, officers from British Transpor...
14:00, 2019-07-03

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
20:30, 2019-06-14

Wales captain Jones extends contract to 2021 Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones has ended speculation over his future by signing a contract extension with the Ospreys and the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) until June 2021....
14:45, 2019-07-09

Storm uncovers 4,500-year-old prehistoric forest in Wales A mysterious prehistoric forest has risen again on a Welsh beach thanks to Storm Hannah. The collection of ancient tree stumps had been buried under water and sand more than 4,500 years ago and now people are connecting it to an ancient legend about a “sunken civilization.” The forest is...
18:30, 2019-05-28

Manhattan’s Hotel Wales will stay open until 2020 The end’s drawing near for the historic Hotel Wales at 1295 Madison Ave. at East 92nd Street — but guests can still book rooms through Jan. 6, 2020. The building will be converted to luxury condos after that. Real estate firm Adellco LLC bought the Wales for $56.25 million in December. We reported t...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Warren Gatland to take Chiefs job after Wales but will take year out for Lions • New Zealander will return to homeland to coach home province• Gatland will take 12 months out from August 2020 for Lions roleWarren Gatland is to split his role as British and Irish Lions coach with a new job in Super Rugby in charge of the Chiefs. Gatland has agreed a four-year deal to return to ...
02:15, 2019-06-28

Aston Martin’s St Athan factory in South Wales all set for the DBX Features 12 Jun, 2019 The St Athan factory is at the heart of a new chapter in the history of Aston Martin. We pay a visit to the new Welsh facility…...
02:15, 2019-06-12

Croatia back on track, beats Wales 2-1 in Euro qualifier World Cup finalist Croatia put its 2020 European Championship qualifying campaign back on track with a 2-1 victory over Wales on Saturday, and Northern Ireland rallied late for its third straight victory. Russia thrashed San Marino 9-0 for its biggest win since the Soviet era. That surpassed the pre...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Storm Reveals 4,500-Year-Old Forest of a ‘Sunken Kingdom’ in Wales A storm has revealed an amazing sight on a beach in Wales. High gusts of winds have exposed an ancient forest of dead trees that are 4,500 years old. These submerged trees are believed to have inspired a legend about a sunken kingdom that has played a very important part in Welsh mythology. The Reve...
19:30, 2019-05-24

Street in Wales wins record for world's steepest – video A street in north-west Wales has been crowned the world's steepest. Ffordd Pen Llech in the historic town of Harlech has a gradient of 37.5% at its steepest point, knocking Baldwin Street in Dunedin, New Zealand, off the top spot. Gwyn Headley, who led the town’s campaign to claim the title, said: '...
18:30, 2019-07-16

Hungary cut down Wales after Gareth Bale fluffs the easiest of lines Wales would not have wanted the chance to fall to anyone else. It was the sort of opportunity Gareth Bale normally takes blindfolded – on the penalty spot and with only the goalkeeper to beat.In truth, it was a sitter. Somehow Wales’ best player contrived to miss, going with his lesser right foot, a...
12:45, 2019-06-12

Via partners with BusBot to launch autonomous bus trial in New South Wales Ride-sharing startup Via will launch a driverless shuttle program in New South Wales, Australia, in partnership with local bus operator Busways.Read More...
01:30, 2019-07-12

Masar finishes dead last in Princess of Wales’s Stakes on day of shocks Charlie Appleby’s horse fades on second start in 13 monthsAll seven favourites on Newmarket card beaten This first day of the July Festival here was one that the punters will want to forget, when the smart money found its way to the Pimm’s bar or the ice-cream van and steered well clear of the booki...
00:00, 2019-07-12

Define 'Homophobic' Imagine my surprise when late last week, I, an out gay man, found myself enrolled in an online course on homophobia that was attempting to teach me something I didn’t know. I thought I’d seen it all: the withering glances, the systemic discrimination, the suffering in places that were worse off than...
21:15, 2019-07-15

Ryan Giggs unconcerned about Wales players getting racist abuse in Hungary • Euro 2020 qualifying opponents sanctioned by Uefa for racism• ‘For me it’s all about concentrating on the game’ says GiggsRyan Giggs insists he has no concerns about his Wales players being targets for racist abuse during their Euro 2020 qualifier against Hungary on Tuesday evening.The game at Bud...
13:30, 2019-06-10

Ford to close engine plant in Wales in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales next year because of falling demand for some of its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car industry....
21:45, 2019-06-06

Baby died when drunken mother fell asleep on him after taking him to nightclub in Wales A mother has been jailed for two years and four months after her four-week old baby died after taking him to a nightclub and then drunkenly falling asleep on top of him in bed....
23:30, 2019-06-07

Sydney facing first water restrictions in a decade as drought grips New South Wales Rapidly falling water levels in Sydney’s dams have prompted the state government to bring in water restrictions earlier than expected Sydney is facing stage one water restrictions for the first time in a decade as dam levels drop faster than expected.From June 1, all hoses must have trigger nozzles,...
06:30, 2019-05-28

New Aston Martin factory in Wales gives hope to workers at Ford engine plant Aston Martin started pre-production of the DBX crossover at a new plant in Wales. The factory offers a potential lifeline to workers at a nearby Ford engine plant that will be shuttered next year....
19:15, 2019-06-14

State of Origin 2019 Game 1: Queensland Maroons v New South Wales Blues – live! Updates from the series opener at Suncorp StadiumAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytner 10.48am BST Some music. And it’s Briggs! Decent showing from the hiphop star. Meanwhile, stats:1 - Only one of the last seven #StateOfOrigin series has seen either team host the opening game and go on to win t...
12:00, 2019-06-05

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 the governor that would ban red-light traffic cameras, end regulation of the plumbing industry, make i...
09:15, 2019-06-01

Woman launches homophobic attack on gay couple in the UK A woman hurled homophobic slurs at a gay couple in the UK before attacking them – and even encouraged a young girl she was with to take part in the tirade, the victims and police said. Simon Jenkins, 33, and his partner Ben Drawer, 21, were holding hands as they walked away from a train......
16:00, 2019-06-17

London bus attack: fifth arrest after homophobic assault Couple say they will not be frightened into hiding their sexuality after the attackA fifth arrest has been made in connection with the homophobic attack of a couple on a London bus.Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend, Chris, had been travelling on a bus in north London, and say they were attacked af...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Do these homophobic attacks mean we’ll again have to hide our same-sex relationships? | Amelia Abraham I like to hold hands with my girlfriend in public. But now we know it’s still not safe to do this“Not a safe space.” This is what my girlfriend half-jokingly whispers at me when I reach for her hand if we’re in a place where she doesn’t feel comfortable with a public display of affection. She says i...
16:45, 2019-06-10

Police arrest 4 teens over homophobic attack on London bus LONDON (AP) — Police have arrested four teenagers on suspicion of attacking two women on a London bus because they were lesbians. Authorities didn’t identify the victims in the attack, which took place at about 2:30 a.m. on May 30. But Melania Geymonat posted an image on her Facebook page show...
21:30, 2019-06-07

Teenagers held over homophobic attack on two women on London bus Couple say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss at request of group of young menA homophobic assault on two women on a bus that left them needing hospital treatment has been labelled a “disgusting, misogynistic attack” by the London mayor, Sadiq Khan.The attack happened in the early hours of 3...
20:15, 2019-06-07

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
11:30, 2019-06-14

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “criticism” was debating rather than harassment.Car...
13:00, 2019-06-05

Homophobic attacks must stop, say women assaulted on London bus Exclusive: We felt an obligation to share our story, Melania Geymonat and Chris tell the Guardian“We are pretty tired of talking about getting punched in the face,” says Chris, a 29-year-old American woman whose second name you don’t know but whose face – distressed and covered in blood – is likely ...
10:45, 2019-06-15

YouTube CEO says 'sorry,' but defends hosting videos with homophobic slurs YouTube, like Facebook and other online services, is facing growing scrutiny over material that shows violence, promotes hatred or is objectionable in other ways....
08:30, 2019-06-11

Germany: Two women injured in 'homophobic incident' in Berlin Police say a man has insulted and injured two women in an apparent homophobic attack. The incident comes after an assault on a lesbian couple in London received international attention....
20:15, 2019-06-10

Two women injured in UK homophobic attack "for refusing to kiss" Two women were punched and robbed in what police on Friday called a disgusting homophobic assault on a London bus, after one of the victims said their attackers tried to force them to kiss each other....
20:15, 2019-06-07

Netherlands 3 England 1: Defensive errors see England beaten in Nations League semi-finals England's hopes of winning the Uefa Nations League are over after calamitous defending gifted the Netherlands a 3-1 semi-final, extra-time win here in Guimaraes....
08:45, 2019-06-07

England fans back Raheem Sterling for England captaincy "Eurosport\u0027s Marcus Foley asked England fans whether they agreed with making Raheem Sterling England captain... and the response was overwhelmingly positive."...
05:00, 2019-06-06

Sponsor backs sacking of rugby star after homophobic comments The major sponsor of the Australian rugby team has backed the sacking of Israel Folau for homophobic comments a day after the player renewed his stance in a church sermon....
08:45, 2019-06-18

Australian World Cup star Sam Kerr exposes homophobic troll Australia’s captain Sam Kerr wasn’t about to let social media trolls bring her down after her team’s 3-2 comeback victory against Brazil. Friday morning, Kerr exposed one of the vile remarks about her sexuality. The tweet showed a screenshot of a disgusting comment, “by the way your d–e a̵...
21:30, 2019-06-14

Gay couple assaulted, robbed by people using homophobic slur: Police WASHINGTON — A Washington, D.C., man says he and his boyfriend were attacked by a group of more than 10 people, some of whom used homophobic slurs. Karl Craven tells The Washington Post and he and Braden Brecht had just left a city bar Sunday morning when he heard several men call them a homophobic....
16:15, 2019-06-20

How a Rugby Star’s Homophobic Posts Got Australians Arguing About Religion If there is one way to drag Australians, who pride themselves on their easygoing nature, into talking about divisive social issues, it is for those issues to intrude onto the sports field....
23:00, 2019-07-01

Lesbian couple viciously beaten in homophobic attack on London bus Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with a homophobic attack on two women on a London bus that prompted widespread condemnation in the UK....
01:01, 2019-06-08

‘Not Everyone Will Agree.’ How YouTube Is Defending its Handling of Homophobic, Racist Videos YouTube on Wednesday published a lengthy explanation of its harassment and hate speech policies, following a controversy over its refusal to remove videos by a popular right-wing host who has made homophobic and racist comments targeting another video maker. “As an open platform, we sometimes ...
18:45, 2019-06-06

Four teens arrested as London police investigate homophobic attack on bus The victims say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss in front of a group of men. London Mayor Sadiq Khan called the incident “a disgusting, misogynistic attack.”...
03:15, 2019-06-08

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controversy this week underscores the company’s continuing failure to protect creators from hate speech, queer users say.The platform’s initial refusal to disc...
09:00, 2019-06-08

Brazil fined for homophobic chants at Copa America opener RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — South America’s soccer body has fined Brazil $15,000 because of homophobic chants during Copa America’s opening match in Sao Paulo. CONMEBOL informed the Brazilian soccer confederation on Thursday that it was being fined over the chants during Brazil’s 3-0 win...
06:45, 2019-06-28

YouTube declines to pull videos containing homophobic, racist attacks YouTube is catching flak for an apparently inconsistent approach to tackling hate speech on its platform. The site has declined to remove videos from right-wing commentator Steven Crowder after Vox host Carlos Maza provided evidence of Crowder using......
18:15, 2019-06-05

LGBTQ student group receives homophobic threat over voicemail An official at a Lower Manhattan organization that supports LGBTQ students received a homophobic voicemail during Pride Month, cops said Monday. The 32-year-old employee of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Educational Network on William Street received a voicemail on June 8 that said, “I hate f&#...
20:30, 2019-07-01

A right-wing YouTuber hurled racist, homophobic taunts at a gay reporter. The company did nothing. A gay reporter says he finally decided to do something after years of harassment by a right-wing YouTuber. But the company declined to remove the videos....
13:30, 2019-06-05

Puerto Rico: thousands protest governor's sexist and homophobic texts Ricardo Rosselló resisting calls to resign over leaked messagesRicky Martin and other performers join crowds on streets of San JuanAccompanied by some of Puerto Rico’s most famous performers, thousands of people marched to the governor’s residence in San Juan on Wednesday chanting demands for the em...
08:15, 2019-07-18

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
17:30, 2019-06-08

Brazilian fans chant homophobic slur at Copa America opener SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian fans have sung homophobic chants during Copa America’s opening match at the Morumbi stadium. Bolivian goalkeeper Carlos Lampe heard the slurs several times Friday, chanted by thousands of Brazil fans behind his goal in Brazil’s 3-0 victory. Homophobic chants we...
05:45, 2019-06-15

USWNT’s Ashlyn Harris fires back at estranged teammate: ‘You are homophobic’ Ashlyn Harris helped the USWNT defend its World Cup title, and when it came to defending the character of her and her teammates, she was also up to task. When an interview with former U.S. teammate Jaelene Hinkle resurfaced on Twitter where she claimed the team “wasn’t a welcoming place for Christia...
04:15, 2019-07-16

Arrests made after homophobic attack on woman and girlfriend on London night bus Arrests have been made over a homophobic attack on a woman and her girlfriend after they refused to kiss while travelling on a London night bus, Scotland Yard have said....
17:45, 2019-06-07

Puerto Rico police clash with protesters against governor's homophobic texts Teargas and rubber bullets used to disperse huge demonstration following leak of Ricardo Rosselló sexist slursThousands of protesters in Puerto Rico have clashed with riot police, as volleys of teargas and rubber bullets were used to disperse a mostly peaceful protest that descended into chaos just ...
11:45, 2019-07-18

Brazil soccer team fined for homophobic chants at Copa America opener South America's soccer body has fined Brazil $15,000 because of homophobic chants during Copa America's opening match in Sao Paulo.       ...
14:00, 2019-06-28

YouTube Says Homophobic Harassment Targeting a Popular Host Doesn’t Violate Its Policies YouTube says a popular conservative host is not violating the company’s policies despite his homophobic and racist slurs targeting another video maker, further calling into question social media companies’ willingness to police behavior on their platforms. Carlos Maza writes and produces...
22:15, 2019-06-05

Puerto Rico: protesters urge governor to quit after leak of homophobic messages Thousands march against Ricardo Rosselló after chats revealed sexist language and anti-gay remarks about singer Ricky MartinThousands of protesters have marched in Puerto Rico’s capital city for a third day to call for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló after sexist private chat messages w...
19:45, 2019-07-16

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. At the end of May, Vox host Carlos Maza tweeted a thread exposing several instances where right-wing ...
13:45, 2019-06-05

USWNT’s Ashlyn Harris calls former teammate Jaelene Hinkle ‘homophobic’ after old interview resurfaces USWNT’s Ashlyn Harris accused her former teammate, Jaelene Hinkle, of homophobia Monday after an old interview resurfaced on Twitter in which Hinkle spoke of her refusal to wear a pro-LGBTQ jersey....
14:30, 2019-07-16

Team Wales or Brothers Grim? The Truth About Prince William's Relationship With Prince Harry Through the Years It's done. Prince William and Prince Harry have severed yet another link between them, the Royal Foundation confirming this week that Harry and Meghan Markle will be forming their......
12:30, 2019-06-21

'Old Town Road' rapper Lil Nas X faces down homophobic comments after coming out Lil Nas X is laughing off homophobic comments after the viral "Old Town Road" rapper came out as gay because… "Can't nobody tell me nothing."        ...
06:45, 2019-07-03

Couple targeted in homophobic attack on London bus say they are now 'more physically confident' A couple who were attacked on a London bus have insisted they will not behave differently in public and feel more "physically confident" because they know they will stand up for themselves....
16:30, 2019-06-15

Ariana Grande tells LGBTQ fans after homophobic protest outside show: 'You are all so loved' Ariana Grande apologized to her LGBTQ fans after anti-Pride protesters set up outside her concert venue in Atlanta and made homophobic comments.        ...
21:15, 2019-06-09

Medicare-for-all might not cause surge in hospital use (Reuters Health) - Medicare-for-all and other versions of universal coverage being proposed for the U.S. by several presidential hopefuls wouldn't necessarily lead more people to seek hospital care, a new analysis suggests....
00:00, 2019-07-24

A Midweek Steamy Surge That dry, comfortable air is about to be displaced by a warm front and a steamy surge that follows. We’re set to get muggy midweek as another round of very warm and humid air envelops the Commonwealth. Highs will rise to the mid to upper 80s Wednesday and stay elevated the rest of the week and...
12:15, 2019-05-22

Surge won't stop tweeting about ska Last month, we reported on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s professed love of ska music and how it set him apart from a crowded field of 2020 Democratic hopefuls with less-embarrassing musical taste. Now, however, an unlikely ally has emerged to help de Blasio in his valiant cause. Popular 1990s soda...
22:15, 2019-06-03

Centrists in retreat but no far-right surge in EU elections The European Parliament elections delivered a blow to the two major party groups - the centre-right EPP and the centre-left S&D - that have controlled the chamber for four decades....
19:15, 2019-05-27

Bitcoin not built to last, despite recent surge Last week we saw bitcoin, the great hope of cryptocurrency, skyrocket to over $13,000. It was in the vicinity of $3,200 as recently as December. Why? Maybe it was Facebook’s new venture into creating its own digital currency, Libra — although, if that were to be successful, how it would offer any ty...
05:45, 2019-06-30

'Kill the problem': Leaders resign over Alabama mayor's homophobic Facebook post Two leaders of an Alabama city have resigned after their mayor posted on Facebook about "killing out" socialists and gay and transgender people.        ...
18:15, 2019-07-09

'How can she have HIV?':Pakistan town struggles with surge in infections Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with nearly 700 cases since April, most of them children....
13:45, 2019-05-31

Investors devour Beyond Meat as sales surge Beyond Meat’s stock sizzled Thursday after the company reported that first-quarter sales have tripled over the previous year. In its first quarterly report since becoming a publicly traded company, Beyond Meat reported a wider net loss of $6.6 million, or 95 cents a shares, up from a loss of $5.7 mi...
10:15, 2019-06-07

Stocks Surge on China's New Nasdaq-Like Market China’s new market for homegrown technology companies opened with a bang, with stocks doubling, tripling or more than quadrupling in value on its first day....
07:30, 2019-07-22

Democratic divisions surge into public view Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology surged into public view as the party's leading presidential contenders faced off in a fiery debate in Miami over who is best positioned to take on President Donald Trump. (June 28)        ...
12:15, 2019-06-28

Markets surge after Fed signals rate-cut probability The stock market roared Tuesday as Federal Reserve officials signaled they were open to cutting rates to prolong the US economy’s 10-year expansion. At a conference in Chicago on Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell indicated he was prepared to act in the face of escalating trade tensions be...
23:45, 2019-06-04

Mortgage applications surge as rates drop Mortgage rates are hitting their lowest level in 2 years. Matt Graham, Mortgage News Daily, and CNBC's Diana Olick join the 'The Exchange' to discuss where mortgage rates could go from here....
23:45, 2019-06-12

Toyota amps up U.S. EV plans to join new ‘surge' Toyota is ramping up electric vehicle deployment plans, pulling forward its goal of selling 5.5 million electrified vehicles by five years and aiming to develop a solid-state battery by next summer as it races to meet a "sudden surge" of EV popularization....
09:00, 2019-06-10

Chewy Shares Surge in Market Debut Shares of Chewy opened above its initial-public-offering price as the online pet-products retailer made its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange....
18:30, 2019-06-14

Stocks surge after Fed signals probable rate cut Wall Street just got a shot in the arm from the Federal Reserve. Stocks notched fresh highs — with the S&P briefly topping 3,000 for the first time ever — after the Fed signaled it’s poised to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, citing worries over trade tensions and......
00:15, 2019-07-11

Economists' fears of a 2020 recession in the US surge America's business leaders are growing more worried that the United States will enter a recession by the end of 2020. Their primary fear: protectionist trade policy....
00:00, 2019-06-04

Congolese warlord convicted of war crimes A Congolese general and rebel leader known as "the Terminator" was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court on Monday....
00:45, 2019-07-16

Syrian regime may be committing war crimes, says UK The UK's top official at the UN says the Syrian regime could be committing war crimes after Sky News uncovered evidence suggesting government forces have deliberately attacked hospitals in Idlib....
00:00, 2019-05-29

What to do if you feel people hate you Some people feel like others hate them, even when they do not. There are many potential causes of this feeling. Solutions include resolving the underlying conditions causing the symptoms and adopting coping strategies. Learn more here....
05:15, 2019-07-11

Wimbledon day 10: Williams and Halep surge into final – video Day 10 of Wimbledon was women's semi-final day, with Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Barbora Strycova and Elina Svitolina competing for a place in the final Continue reading......
15:15, 2019-07-12

Dow futures surge more than 100 points on hopes of aggressive easing from the Fed U.S. stock index futures continued to surge Friday morning after two influential Federal Reserve officials hinted at more aggressive policy easing from the central bank....
08:30, 2019-07-19

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
18:30, 2019-06-12

Here's what the surge in mortgage applications means for the housing sector Bob Broeksmit, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, and CNBC Senior Economics Reporter Steve Liesman, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the increase in mortgage application volume....
15:30, 2019-06-12

MTA bus driver suspensions surge but drivers rarely fired The MTA slapped bus drivers with 4,330 suspensions over a four-year period, but fired only 60, despite some having as many as 10 strikes against them....
00:15, 2019-06-09

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
18:30, 2019-06-13

Floodwaters to surge to near historic levels along Mississippi River In response to recent torrential rains, runoff has the Mississippi River on the rise again with waters expected to crest within several feet of record levels in Missouri, Iowa and Illinois during the first part of June....
19:15, 2019-05-30

Oil prices surge after Iran allegedly shoots down US drone Oil prices rose Thursday by more than 3 percent to above $63 a barrel after Iran said it destroyed a US drone near the Strait of Hormuz. Expectations that the US Federal Reserve could soon cut interest rates, stimulating growth in the world’s largest oil-consuming country, and a drop in US cru...
14:45, 2019-06-20

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expected sales growth, the state-owned Norwegian Seafood Council said on Wednesday....
14:30, 2019-05-22

Cholera surge stalks Yemen's hungry and displaced In the last two weeks Dr Asmahan Ahmed has seen a surge in suspected cholera cases arriving at her health center in Abs, a small, Houthi-held town in northwest Yemen....
22:45, 2019-06-11

BJP Surge In Northeast Continues; Congress Stalwarts Lose The BJP and its allies have swept the northeast. The party has won 14 seats and its allies have won four, making the NDA's total to be 18 out of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies....
02:15, 2019-05-25

EU election: Surge for Greens, losses for centrist bloc Results have begun coming in across the European Union. Across the bloc, traditional center parties saw their support decline as Green parties reaped the rewards. Read the latest here....
23:15, 2019-05-26

The Yankee who hasn’t been part of recent home run surge BALTIMORE — The recent shower of power orchestrated by Clint Frazier, Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez has not only been welcomed by the Yankees, it has made up for a dip in that department from a bat that carried the Yankees early in the season when Giancarlo Stanton, Miguel Andujar and Aaron Hicks ...
08:30, 2019-05-23

Murders in Mexico surge to record in first half of 2019 Murders in Mexico jumped in the first half of the year to the highest on record, according to official data, underscoring the vast challenges President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces in reducing violence in the cartel-ravaged country....
04:45, 2019-07-22

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it matches the House’s plans....
01:45, 2019-06-20

U.S. border surge eases but detention conditions grim The record surge of Central American families at the U.S. southwest border has begun to ease after tougher enforcement efforts in Mexico but conditions in migrant detention facilities remain dire, according to Mexican and U.S. officials....
15:00, 2019-07-03

Absent de Blasio blamed for surge in NYC traffic deaths As Mayor de Blasio repeatedly hits the road for his quixotic presidential campaign, the streets of New York City are becoming a bloodbath. Traffic crashes have already killed 71 people this year, up from 58 during the same time period in 2018 — a 22 percent surge — according to NYPD data. The tragic...
05:45, 2019-05-26

Yes Bank Shares Surge, Reclaim Rs 100-Mark After 7 Sessions Yes Bank stock price news: Yes Bank share price today: Yes Bank shares jumped 10.89% jump from their previous close of Rs 93.20 apiece on the BSE. On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), Yes Bank......
23:45, 2019-07-16

Slack starts trade with surge, valued at more than $23 billion Shares of Slack Technologies Inc, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, debuted in public trading at a price of $38.50 each, valuing the company at more than $23 billion, well above the $16 billion reference point set by the New York Stock Exchange....
19:30, 2019-06-20

DRC rebel chief 'the Terminator' convicted of war crimes Bosco Ntaganda is found guilty at ICC of charges including directing massacres of civiliansInternational criminal court judges have convicted a Congolese rebel chief known as “the Terminator” of war crimes, including directing massacres of civilians and rape, in a significant victory for prosecutors...
13:15, 2019-07-08

Why is Germany putting an Afghan man on trial for war crimes? An Afghan man is facing charges of war crimes at a Munich court. He isn't a German citizen, nor were his alleged crimes committed in Germany. So why is he being tried in the country?...
19:45, 2019-07-05

Bosnian war-crimes suspect detained in Romania BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian police say they have detained a man suspected of war crimes committed in 1992, during the wars in the former Yugoslavia. Police from the regional department in the Black Sea port of Constanta said Wednesday that Zoran Stojcic, a 57-year-old with dual Swedish-Bosnia...
20:30, 2019-05-29

Navy SEAL War Crimes Witness Says He Was the Killer The surprise testimony may upend the trial of Chief Edward Gallagher, a SEAL platoon leader accused of murder and other crimes after a deployment in Iraq....
06:45, 2019-06-21

Nicaragua OKs criticized amnesty for crimes during protests MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua’s president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year’s anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition. Critics say it would forgive abuses committed by police and pro-government civilian mi...
23:00, 2019-06-08

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious against him. Cook County prosecutors charged the Grammy award-winning singer with four counts of aggrava...
00:45, 2019-05-31

Man from ‘Meet the Putmans’ found not guilty of gun crimes BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man who appeared with his family on the TLC show “Meet the Putmans” has been acquitted of gun crimes. MLive.com reports that a jury in Bay City returned its verdict Friday in 33-year-old Brandon Putman’s federal trial. Authorities say Putman tried ...
17:45, 2019-06-29

Historical war crimes: an amnesty for British soldiers? Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt has promised to introduce a ‘presumption against prosecution’ on historical prosecutions for military veterans. Samira Shackle looks back at the collapse of the investigation into abuse allegations in Iraq, while Conservative MP Johnny Mercer argues that soldiers hav...
04:30, 2019-05-30

U.N. investigator reports possible fresh war crimes in Myanmar Myanmar security forces and insurgents are committing human rights violations against civilians in restive western states that may amount to fresh war crimes, a United Nations investigator said on Tuesday....
22:30, 2019-07-02

R. Kelly denied bail in sex crimes case A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the R&B artist R. Kelly to jail without bail, delivering a blow to the performer as he faces mounting legal trouble related to accusations of sexual misconduct with minors....
02:15, 2019-07-17

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan crimes investigation The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) filed a request on Friday seeking to overturn the rejection of her planned investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan allegedly committed by both Taliban insurgents and U.S. troops....
20:15, 2019-06-07

5 former Michigan Catholic priests charged with sex crimes A Catholic priest who admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish that he had sexually abused a child has been charged with several counts of sexual assault dating back decades....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Trump says will consider pardons for U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is considering pardons for "two or three" U.S. soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he said would be controversial but justified because he said they had been treated "unfairly."...
20:45, 2019-05-24

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for the pardoning of 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 Marines.“Eddie did one bad thing that I’m guilty of too — taking a picture of the body and sayi...
23:45, 2019-05-26

Trump says to consider pardons for some U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they had been treated "unfairly."...
02:15, 2019-05-25

Former Michigan priest charged with 6 counts of sex crimes A Catholic priest who admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish that he had sexually abused a child has been charged with several counts of sexual assault dating back decades....
17:15, 2019-05-24

Trump says considering pardons for some U.S. soldiers accused of war crimes U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they had been treated "unfairly."...
06:00, 2019-05-25

Trump says he may pardon soldiers accused of war crimes “Some of these soldiers are people that have fought hard and long,” the president said. “You know, we teach them how to be great fighters, and then when they fight, sometimes they get really treated very unfairly.”...
00:15, 2019-05-25

The Latest: 5 priests charged with sex crimes in Michigan LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the Michigan attorney general’s investigation of clergy abuse within the Catholic Church (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says prosecutors have brought sexual abuse charges against five Catholic priests as part of her offic...
19:30, 2019-05-24

Sunday Comics: I Hate Meetings... Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
00:15, 2019-06-10

Why I hate emojis | Suzanne Moore I have never knowingly used the vile little gurning dots and I don’t intend to start nowShould I ever be kidnapped or held against my will – I am talking about a boring wedding rather than a Liam Neeson Taken-type scenario – it will be very easy for my nearest and dearest to know something is up. I ...
21:15, 2019-06-17

XFL legend ‘He Hate Me’ missing for nearly a week A former NFL running back best known for his XFL nickname has been missing for nearly a week, South Carolina authorities said Tuesday. Rod Smart, better known as “He Hate Me” from the XFL’s lone season, was last seen early Wednesday in Indian Land while driving a silver 2016 Nissan Maxima with...
00:15, 2019-06-19

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
22:30, 2019-06-18

How YouTube became the app parents love to hate Over the last several months, YouTube has reeled from a wave of criticism. It has been accused of radicalizing young voters, ignoring harassment of LGBT content creators, and most importantly not doing enough to address toxic videos on the platform. Now it’s got a new problem: the YouTube Kids app. ...
23:45, 2019-06-18

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the subway platform, and we’d spend the next three months eating popcorn for dinner on date night because he was paying off a new model made me bonkers....
02:15, 2019-06-06

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the full Senate as soon as next week....
22:15, 2019-06-19

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens...
11:30, 2019-06-09

NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration of an “unusual mortality event.” The reason for the strandings isn’t entirely clear, but indications point to excessive freshwater from rain—and even ...
23:00, 2019-06-14

Trump announces escalating tariffs on Mexico over migrant surge President Trump said on Thursday that his administration will impose tariffs on Mexico until the country somehow stops the flow of migrants coming across the US-Mexico border. Trump said on Twitter that the tariffs will go into effect in a matter of days and the levies could get more severe over tim...
04:00, 2019-05-31

EU election: Surge for Greens and euroskeptics, losses for centrist blocs Provisional results show significant losses for the dominant conservative and center-left blocs, while the Greens, Liberals and euroskeptic parties made gains. Follow DW's live ticker for the latest updates....
03:15, 2019-05-27

Greens surge as German governing parties perform poorly Germany’s governing parties have slid to their worst post-World War II showing in a nationwide election amid discontent with their stuttering performance over the past year...
03:45, 2019-05-27

Brazil pension reform approval within reach, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress is expected to vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system on Wednesday, triggering a surge across Brazilian markets on growing optimism that the bill will pass this first round of voting....
16:30, 2019-07-10

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusiasm for women’s football, with TV viewing figures for the World Cup double what was predicted, national-team games packing stadiums, France shirts selli...
22:15, 2019-06-16

Are You An Uber Driver? Send Us Your Flat Surge Fare Screenshots Over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing from an increasing number of Uber drivers that changes to the surge price model have impacted their take-home pay. In particular, my article about whether Uber is engaged in price-fixing prompted many drivers to write in with their frustrations, saying tha...
03:00, 2019-05-22

US stocks surge to a record close after Trump and Xi's trade-war truce REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque US stocks soared Monday following US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping's weekend meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan. The S&P 500 notched a record close, at 2,964.33. The trade-sensitive technology sector led the market's gains, while rea...
01:15, 2019-07-02

Biologists stumped by sudden surge in gray whale deaths ANCHORAGE, Alaska – US government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the US West Coast, from California to Alaska, many of them emaciated, officials said on Friday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheri...
20:45, 2019-06-03

Warriors level NBA finals after third-quarter surge against Raptors in Game 2 Golden State Warriors 109-104 Toronto RaptorsAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute reportNBA finals now level at 1-1 going in Wednesday’s Game 3Draymond Green knew the Golden State Warriors could improve. Backed by the confidence that comes with five straight NBA finals, the Warriors forwar...
07:00, 2019-06-03

Surge in voters who say race card used against Trump 'for political gain' Voters are largely split when asked if President Trump is a racist, but there has been a new surge in those who believe critics are using the race card for political gain against the White House....
18:30, 2019-07-17

Justin Verlander blames MLB for juiced balls, home run surge Houston Astros ace and All-Star starter says he's "100 percent" certain MLB is advocating livelier baseballs to increase home runs.       ...
01:30, 2019-07-09

Voter surge in 2018 prompts voting reforms, restrictions ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats made big gains in state legislatures last year and have been using that power to pass laws making it easier to register and to vote. They have introduced early voting, all-mail voting and automatic registration. A few Republican-led states are going in the opposite direction...
18:15, 2019-06-01

The secret to Elizabeth Warren's surge? Ideas | Jill Priluck Of all the Democratic candidates, Warren has offered by far the most plans-driven and ambitious campaign – and voters love itOn Friday, the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren co-sponsored a bill to impose mandatory fines on companies that have data breaches. It was the kind of consumer welfare l...
11:00, 2019-06-18

Mexico wants U.S. to reroute funds to tackle migrant surge: sources Mexico wants the United States to redirect security funding toward boosting economic development in the Mexico-Guatemala border region to try to stem the flow of migrants from the region, Mexican officials said on Wednesday....
00:15, 2019-06-06

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Smaller Digital Currencies in the Dust One key difference between this year’s bitcoin climb and the last big rally is what has happened to other cryptocurrencies: they haven’t done as well....
21:45, 2019-06-30

Supply Surge Sends Overnight Rates Above 10-Year Yields The persistent supply of U.S. government debt flooding the bond market this year has done little to raise bond yields, except in the market for the shortest-term securities....
23:45, 2019-07-19

Stocks shiver, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat Safe-haven sovereign bonds surged and European stocks tumbled on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
14:45, 2019-05-31

Blue Apron beefs up menu with Beyond Meat, shares surge 60% Blue Apron Holdings Inc's beleaguered stock surged 60% on Tuesday after the meal-kit subscription service said it would add Beyond Meat Inc's plant-based burgers to its menu, betting on a growing market for premium meat alternatives to attract new customers....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – 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 next month, its director said on Tuesday. Mexico is on track for 60,000 asylum a...
04:30, 2019-05-23

Some Surge, Others Sputter: 5 Lessons From the Democratic Fund-Raising Reports Second-quarter totals show a lower tier of candidates burning through cash trying to stay viable, while the leaders banked millions. Elizabeth Warren now has more than 300 people on her payroll....
18:30, 2019-07-16

Surge In HIV Cases In Pakistan, 31 Test Positive In Sindh Province Thirty-one people were tested HIV positive during a screening programme conducted in Pakistan's Sindh province on Saturday, health authorities said amid a probe by international experts from the WHO......
11:30, 2019-06-15

California sees surge in ammo sales ahead of stricter law California ammunition providers are seeing a spike in sales ahead of a new state law that will clamp down on individuals trying to buy ammo. Proposition 63, which Gov. Gavin Newsom made a cornerstone of his campaign and was approved by voters in 2016, is slated to go into effect July 1. “From San Be...
21:15, 2019-06-10

EU election: AfD surge in eastern Germany sets up clash of cultures The far-right AfD has emerged as the strongest political party in Germany's formerly communist East. With the Greens winning big among young, urban voters though, the East-West divide looks set to deepen further....
23:15, 2019-05-27

Border Patrol struggles with migrant surge, lacks strategy A continuing migrant surge on the southern border has overwhelmed detention facilities and left Border Patrol scrambling to devise strategies about how to release asylum seekers....
10:30, 2019-05-28

Offshore spending surge risks overruns up to $220 bln by 2023 -Rystad Offshore oil services providers stand to gain as oil companies increase approvals for new projects, but the activity boom raises risks of cost overruns and could deter future spending, researcher Rystad Energy said on Thursday....
15:30, 2019-06-13

Rupee, Other Emerging Market Currencies Fall As Oil Prices Surge Underpinning the dollar, investors on Friday tempered expectations for deep US interest rate cuts later this month, though a quarter-point cut is still widely expected....
12:45, 2019-07-22

Illegal immigrant population to surge 10% this year, flood schools The continued surge of Latin American illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border will lead to hundreds of thousands being released into the country, increasing the already massive population of migrants by some 10%, according to a new analysis....
18:15, 2019-07-11

European shares pause after 5% surge, Iran tensions weigh Rising tensions between the United States and Iran helped halt European stock market gains on Friday after a strong run driven by signals from major central banks that they are on the verge of more action to prop up a slowing global economy....
11:00, 2019-06-21

Lakes Erie, Superior set records as water levels surge DETROIT (AP) — Wet spring weather has pushed Lake Erie’s water level to its highest point ever recorded. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday the shallowest of the Great Lakes hit the milestone in May, surpassing the previous peak set in 1986. Lake Superior also reached its highest kn...
21:30, 2019-06-04

Despite Rite Aid earnings miss, shares surge on Amazon partnership Despite disappointing quarterly earnings results, shares of Rite Aid surged 22% Thursday on news of a deal with Amazon that gave investors hope for a turnaround....
21:15, 2019-06-27

'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from mainland internet users....
06:15, 2019-06-14

Kamala Harris raises $12 million as campaign continues to surge Kamala Harris raised nearly $12 million during the second quarter of the Democratic primary — giving her a financial boost after a fiery debate exchange with Joe Biden. The California Democrat’s presidential campaign received donations from more than 279,000 individuals, who donated an average...
23:45, 2019-07-05

Global Stocks Nudge Higher After Wall Street Surge Stocks around the world edged up following a surge on Wall Street, after Federal Reserve officials hinted at the possibility of lowering interest rates to boost the economy....
11:45, 2019-06-05

China responsible for surge in ozone-depleting emissions: study China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 2013, according a study published by the journal Nature on Thursday, with domestic companies accused of violating a global production ban....
01:30, 2019-05-24

Legal document alleges EU migrant ‘crimes against humanity’ PARIS (AP) — More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy that is responsible for crimes against humanity, according to a legal document that is asking the International Criminal Court to take the...
03:30, 2019-06-03

U.S. Navy SEAL acquitted of most serious charges in war crimes trial A U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with committing war crimes in Iraq was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other counts except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a captive Islamic State fighter....
00:15, 2019-07-03

Kosovo's PM says quits after being called to Hague war crimes court Kosovo's Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said on Friday he was resigning after being called to The Hague war crimes court linked to Kosovo's violent independence struggle....
17:30, 2019-07-19

Navy SEAL's trial for war crimes begins in San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. President Donald Trump....
05:15, 2019-06-18

NYC posts record low in murders, other major crimes: cops Murders in New York have reached an all-time low, police announced Monday as they revealed “record” reductions in major crimes — along with an uptick in shootings. There have been just 135 murders reported since the beginning of the year — narrowly edging out a record-low 136 reported murders for th...
22:15, 2019-07-08

Ivanka Trump Trolled For The Hague Visit, Where War Crimes Are Tried Ivanka Trump inadvertently went viral on Wednesday with a tweet where she announced she was "en route to the Hague!," a city on the west coast of the Netherlands best known for housing the......
12:45, 2019-06-06

ICC convicts Congolese rebel leader known as 'The Terminator' with war crimes The International Criminal Court has convicted a notorious rebel commander known as "The Terminator" of 18 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery for his role in atrocities in a bloody ethnic conflict in a mineral-rich region of Congo in 2002-2003....
12:00, 2019-07-08

Filing blames EU migrant policy for crimes against humanity Human rights lawyers are accusing the European Union of committing crimes against humanity in its treatment of migrants who hope to cross the Mediterranean from Libya...
08:15, 2019-06-03

Legal document alleges EU migrant 'crimes against humanity' More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy that is responsible for crimes against humanity, according to a legal document Monday asking the International Criminal Court to take the case....
06:30, 2019-06-03

Venezuelan prosecutor: Opposition leader linked to crimes CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corruption scheme. Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Tuesday that his office is investigating two diplomatic representatives of Guaidó accused of mis...
20:30, 2019-06-18

| HRW accuses Egypt forces, militants of Sinai 'war crimes' Human Rights Watch has accused both Egyptian security forces and insurgents of committing "war crimes" in North Sinai, the scene of a bloody years-long insurgency and military crackdown....
05:15, 2019-05-29

US Navy SEAL's Trial For War Crimes Begins In San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a US Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has......
07:30, 2019-06-18

'Terminator' faces life in jail for war crimes in Congo An ex-rebel commander known as The Terminator for his role in violent crusades in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court (ICC)....
14:45, 2019-07-08

Serbia sentences ex-soldiers for 1991 war crimes in Croatia Serbia’s special war crimes court sentenced eight former Yugoslav Army soldiers and paramilitaries on Thursday to prison terms of between four and eight years for the killings of 28 Croat civilians during the 1991-1995 war....
20:30, 2019-06-20

Revealed: Assault, robbery and blackmail among crimes in parliament Crimes reported in parliament have soared by nearly 50% in the last two years, with offences including assault, robbery, blackmail and drug possession, Sky News can reveal....
11:45, 2019-07-01

U.S. Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in war crimes trial A U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes in Iraq was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other charges except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a captive Islamic State fighter....
02:00, 2019-07-03

Navy SEAL Goes on Trial in Troubled War-Crimes Case The prosecution of Edward Gallagher, a decorated SEAL platoon leader accused of shooting civilians and murdering a wounded captive, has been roiled by leaks, missteps and a recanting witness....
19:15, 2019-06-17

Suspects in David Ortiz shooting also being sought for crimes in PA, NJ One of the suspects wanted in the shooting of David Ortiz is also being sought for a 2018 attempted murder in Pennsylvania — while the baseball slugger’s admitted triggerman may be connected to two New Jersey robberies, according to reports. Luis Alfredo Rivas Clase, 31, one of the four ...
08:15, 2019-06-13

Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in sex crimes....
21:30, 2019-07-10

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
22:30, 2019-05-21

U.S. Navy SEAL acquitted of all but one charge in war crimes trial Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other counts except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a captive Islamic State fighter....
02:45, 2019-07-03

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and defended himself against criticism over the way he handled the case as a former federal prosecutor....
22:30, 2019-07-09

US Navy SEAL Acquitted Of Most Serious Charges In War Crimes Trial A US Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with committing war crimes in Iraq was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other counts except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a......
02:00, 2019-07-03

Duncan Hunter Rushes to Admit He Potentially Did War Crimes Too California Rep. Duncan Hunter is known for several things: allegedly misappropriating campaign funding to buy vacation shorts, vaping in Congress, and staunchly defending accused war criminal Eddie Gallagher. The latter point is Hunter’s pet project of the moment, and during a speech on Saturday he ...
01:30, 2019-05-28

The Latest: Deputy shooting suspect eyed in other crimes The Latest on the arrest of a Utah man accused of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killing another man (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Police in San Diego County are investigating whether the man who allegedly shot an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and killed a...
02:30, 2019-06-13

Kosovo Leader Resigns After Being Called to War Crimes Court Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, a former commander of the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army, urged President Hashim Thaci to call an early parliamentary election....
23:00, 2019-07-19

Guatemala election crimes prosecutor on leave due to threats Guatemala's top prosecutor for electoral crimes has taken temporary leave from his post due to unspecified threats, just days before the country holds national elections....
08:45, 2019-06-13

The Dirty Business of Hosting Hate Online Sometime in the three years before he murdered nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Dylan Roof sat down at his computer and typed “black on White crime” into Google. According to Roof’s online manifesto, something about the death of Trayvon Martin ...
06:30, 2019-07-12

All-Star break: Plenty of love and hate to go around Mail time. First half is in the books and the people have spoken. The Good: Joe Miegoc: “Love your stuff.” Lee Heydolph: “Honestly, read you first in The Post daily. … Billy Joel yesterday to Flounder today. … Damn, I love it … keep it goin.” Jay Taikoff: “Few things compare to cas...
21:15, 2019-07-10

Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart Once upon a time, not long ago, when people wore pajamas and lived life slow, my wife and I were invited to a wedding in Dallas; ya know, deep in the heart of Texas. Because I believe that there’s nothing you should do today that you can put off until tomorrow—I don’t actually believe this, but my a...
17:45, 2019-07-16

Ex-RB 'He Hate Me' Smart found safe, police say Former Eagles and Panthers running back Rod Smart has been found safe, the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday, after he was reported missing in South Carolina....
02:15, 2019-06-19

Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in northern Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest. While white nationalism has been on the rise across the U.S., it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington ...
17:30, 2019-05-25

Among Some Hate Groups, Porn Is Viewed as a Conspiracy Buried in the manifestoes of some extremists are attacks on the porn industry, which is blamed for their own struggles and what they perceive as society’s decline....
23:45, 2019-06-07

| Kyrgios right to hate French Open, says Tomic Bernard Tomic suffered a dispiriting exit from Roland Garros and admitted Australian compatriot Nick Kyrgios was right to say the tournament 'sucks'....
18:30, 2019-05-28

New York Landlords HATE This New Housing Bill New York legislative leaders reached a deal on Tuesday night on a watershed rent regulations bill that would increase protections for tenants both in New York City and elsewhere around the state....
18:30, 2019-06-12

Hate Buying Cleaning Supplies? There's a Pill for That The war on straws may have captured our eco-imaginations, but giant plastic jugs of bleach, window cleaner and counter spray are worse, says Sarah Paiji Yoo. What if all you needed to clean your house was a tablet the size of an Alka-Seltzer?...
15:45, 2019-05-21

Flight attendants hate when passengers do these 5 things If you do one of these irritating things during your flight, prepare for a bumpy ride. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
06:30, 2019-07-09

The Latest: Authorities didn’t have enough for hate charges DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina man pleading guilty to murder in the slayings of three Muslim students (all times local): 2:45 p.m. An attorney who has worked with the families of three Muslim students gunned down in February 2015 says federal authorities decided they did not have...
22:00, 2019-06-12

Do You Love or Hate Apple's Locked Down App Store? If there’s one thing you can’t accuse Apple of, it’s being hands off. That’s especially true when it comes to its App Store, where every app must pass muster with Apple’s lengthy App Store Review Guidelines. Read more......
00:30, 2019-05-30

Republicans Hate That They Have to Respond to Trump's Racism It’s been only a couple of days since President Trump tweeted a racist screed telling four congresswomen of color, three of whom were born in the U.S., to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” Since then, Trump has doubled down on his attacks, and ...
10:30, 2019-07-16

Why NBA players love to hate Stephen Curry Stephen Curry’s rise to NBA stardom apparently has rubbed some players the wrong way. Curry has won two MVP awards, three NBA titles and has shattered almost every shooting record there is. Yet he still doesn’t get the respect he deserves. Andre Igoudala told reporters during the NBA Finals he will ...
00:00, 2019-06-29

Here's how to cope with a work commute you hate The average commuter wastes 42 hours a year in traffic, which costs $1,400 in gas. There are physical and mental health costs as well.        ...
17:00, 2019-05-22

An expert explains the Q2 sales surge in Manhattan real estate market Manhattan real estate has posted the first gains in over a year and a half. Bess Freedman, CEO of Brown Harris Stevens, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss....
18:00, 2019-07-02

President Trump Signs Aid Package to Help Government Cope With Migrant Surge WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a $4.6 billion aid package on Monday to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Many Democratic lawmakers were hoping for more. They wanted to provide stronger protections for how migra...
02:15, 2019-07-02

High-Tech Disruptors of Bond Market Enjoy Stock Surge Investors have richly rewarded a pair of companies that are bringing electronic trading to the bond market, which has long been dominated by Wall Street banks making deals by phone, email and instant message....
21:15, 2019-07-03

Border Arrests Surge to Seven-Year High as Mexico Tries to Head Off Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
21:15, 2019-06-05

Arizona tent facility eyed to cope with U.S.-Mexico border surge U.S. Border Patrol is considering another tent facility in Yuma, Arizona, after installing two in Texas, to cope with a surge in Central American migrants that has overwhelmed the agency....
05:30, 2019-05-25

Brazil's Cielo misses profit estimates as operating expenses surge Brazilian card processor Cielo SA on Tuesday posted a 33.3% drop in second-quarter profit from a year earlier, missing analysts' estimates, as operating expenses surged....
00:45, 2019-07-24

Shares shaken, bonds surge as Trump stirs recession risk U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock move to slap tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
07:15, 2019-05-31

Amid migrant surge, Trump adds hardliner Ken Cuccinelli to administration Ken Cuccinelli, former attorney general of Virginia, has advocated for denying citizenship to the American-born children of parents living in the U.S. illegally....
23:45, 2019-05-21

Trump Threatens Tariffs on Mexican Imports in Response to Migrant Surge President Trump on Thursday said the U.S. would impose a 5% tariff on Mexican imports beginning June 10, in an effort to push the country to halt the continued flow of asylum-seeking Central American families to the southern border....
03:15, 2019-05-31

Uber drivers are reportedly manipulating the app to create artificial surge pricing Surge pricing is a frustrating, but understandable, compromise that we have to deal with in order to have affordable rides at our beck and call everywhere we go. If the weather’s bad, a major concert or sporting event just let out, or it’s just an especially busy night, you might end up ...
04:00, 2019-06-15

European stocks gain on EU election relief and auto shares surge European shares climbed on Monday as investors snapped up automaker stocks following confirmation of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault, and after pro-EU parties kept a firm grip on power in elections to the European Parliament....
18:15, 2019-05-27

European elections: Far-right and Greens surge across continent in shift away from traditional centre Populist, environmentalist and far-right parties edged out traditional centre-right and centre-left parties across the continent in the European Parliament elections....
18:30, 2019-05-27

Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shippingThe attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated tensions between the US and Iran and raised fears of a surge in global energy prices.Concerns over a spike in prices centre on Tehran’s potential to c...
16:30, 2019-06-15

Halliburton profit beats as company cuts cost; shares surge Halliburton Co on Monday beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit as its Completions and Production unit outperformed expectations, pushing its shares up 6.8 percent in early trading....
18:00, 2019-07-22

U.S. Open: Justin Rose jumps into lead after late surge in first round Justin Rose took advantage of a soft course at Pebble Beach with five birdies for a 6-under 65, grabbing the lead after the first round of the 2019 U.S. Open....
05:45, 2019-06-14

DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts. (credit: Getty Images) With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise following the downing of a US military drone last week, the director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is warning that Iran is ele...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Mexican National Guard expands into capital to address crime surge Mexico's new militarized National Guard police force will expand to the capital Mexico City in an effort to tackle a deteriorating security situation, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday....
20:01, 2019-06-27

Why the esports audience is set to surge — and how brands can take advantage of increased fans and viewership This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. BI Intelligence Esports, which is short for electronic sports, refers t...
12:30, 2019-07-13

‘A leftward shift’: Communist party USA sees chance as progressives surge In Chicago, an American party derided and feared for 100 years looked eagerly to a brighter futureAs the Communist party USA kicked off its 100th anniversary celebration, Jarvis Tyner called for delegates and guests at the national convention in Chicago to “set the record straight” about one of Amer...
18:30, 2019-06-23

At least 95 slain in Mali village amid surge in ethnic, extremist violence Nineteen others are missing, officials said Monday, as authorities continued to search for bodies. Officials said the assailants also set dwellings on fire and killed livestock....
19:15, 2019-06-10

Barry churns off Louisiana, New Orleans storm surge lower than feared Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
19:00, 2019-07-13

Liberals Begin Lining Up Young Judges for a Post-Trump Surge Liberal advocacy groups have a message for federal judges pondering retirement: Hold on until 2021. In the meantime, they have begun drawing up lists of possible replacements....
18:00, 2019-06-08

Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed on Saturday, putting it in line to take its first seats in the European Parliament for 20 years and make the biggest gains in county and city councils....
19:45, 2019-05-25

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies, stocks surge on trade relief A global rally in equities spilled over to Latin America on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart trade negotiations, helping Brazil's main stock index extend a stellar second-quarter performance. Sao Paulo-listed shares which logged its biggest quarterly percentage gain ...
18:45, 2019-07-01

Shares surge in Mexican billionaire Slim's phone company after Q2 earnings Shares in Mexican telecommunications company America Movil were up 3% on Wednesday as traders responded positively to second quarter earnings that showed a jump in net profit on favorable currency conditions and subscription growth....
17:30, 2019-07-17

Global stocks decline, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat European stocks tumble and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
13:00, 2019-05-31

Chuck Schumer Calls for FBI to Investigate FaceApp Amid Surge in Popularity People online might be having fun making themselves look older with FaceApp, but Sen. Chuck Schumer has spoken out about his concerns with how the trending app uses data. FaceApp has gained a recent spike in popularity as celebrities and online influencers share photos of themselves looking decades ...
05:15, 2019-07-18

Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Gaming Surge Pricing to Protest Getting Screwed Over on Pay? Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surges at Reagan National Airport to earn a higher fare.Read more......
14:38, 2019-05-21

We Think Uber and Lyft's New Surge Fares Screw Drivers and Riders. Help Us Prove It. Uber changed how its surge pricing works last year. Not for riders, but for drivers. The changes have resulted in drivers earning less from surge pricing, but riders are still paying the same inflated costs, with Uber pocketing the difference. Read more......
21:30, 2019-07-01

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectations of the bill's passage pushed Brazilian financial markets to historic highs....
21:30, 2019-07-10

Army Corps Under Fire From Flood Victims Amid Storm Surge The Army Corps of Engineers has been struggling on two fronts — taming America’s rain-swollen rivers, and taming the fallout from mass water releases and breached levees....
09:30, 2019-06-01

New border surge prompts 10% jump in 2019 prediction to 1,072,000 illegal immigrants Calling the surprising May surge in illegal immigrant arrests on the border the “worst case scenario,” a top immigration analyst has boosted the expected level of crossings 10%, to over 1 million....
16:30, 2019-06-06

Feng wins Thornberry Creek Classic with late birdie surge China’s Shanshan Feng birdied four of her final six holes to card a nine-under-par 63 and win the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic by one shot from Ariya Jutanugarn on Sunday....
16:15, 2019-07-08

Former Chinese Interpol chief 'admits his crimes' of accepting $2m bribes Interpol's former president Meng Hongwei, who dramatically vanished into police custody after returning to China in 2018, has admitted to corruption charges in a court in Tianjin, Chinese state media reported Thursday....
16:15, 2019-06-20

Mexican Church Leader Held On $50 Million Bail In US For Sex Crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on charges that included human......
12:45, 2019-06-06

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where he allegedly was a commander in the former al-Qaida affiliate the Nusra Front. Prosecutors say in a statement that the suspect, a 47-year-old man livin...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Lanka Top Cop Faces "Crimes Against Humanity" Charge Over Easter Attack Sri Lanka's police chief and a top defence official should be tried for "grave crimes against humanity" over their failure to prevent Easter bombings that killed 258, the state prosecutor said Monday....
00:00, 2019-07-02

New Louisiana Law Allows Expert Testimony on the Flaws of Eyewitness Accounts of Crimes In 1971, when Wilbert Jones was just 19 years old, he was arrested and charged with kidnapping a nurse at gunpoint from the parking lot of a hospital in Baton Rouge, La., and raping her behind a building....
23:00, 2019-06-06

Chadian rebel chief arrested in France on war crimes inquiry PARIS (AP) — A Chadian rebel leader is among three people detained in France in an investigation into allegations of crimes against humanity. The Paris prosecutor’s office and the national gendarmerie confirmed the arrest Monday of Mahamat Nouri and the two others in three separate locations a...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Rocker Cliff Richard urges anonymity for sex-crimes suspects British rock icon Cliff Richard is calling for people suspected of sex crimes to be granted anonymity until they are charged, saying his life was thrown into turmoil by false allegations splashed across the media...
01:00, 2019-07-02

Jury begins deliberations in U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial A military jury began deliberations on Monday in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL after closing arguments in which prosecutors said the defendant's own words proved his guilt and the defense cited a lack of physical evidence to support the charges....
04:00, 2019-07-02

U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial winds to close in San Diego Closing arguments were due in San Diego on Monday in the war crimes trial of a decorated U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with murdering a helpless Iraqi captive in his custody and shooting unarmed civilians....
15:45, 2019-07-01

New York Set to Limit Trump’s Pardon Power on State Crimes (ALBANY, N.Y.) — A presidential pardon won’t be enough to clear someone associated with the commander-in-chief of similar state charges under legislation approved by New York state lawmakers Tuesday. The bill, which now moves to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, revises the exceptions to the...
22:15, 2019-05-22

Nadler: Mueller has evidence of Trump high crimes and misdemeanours House judiciary chair would initiate impeachment proceedingsOpinion: Of course Trump is a racist – and Wall Street knows itRobert Mueller will go to Congress on Wednesday to testify before two House committees about his report on Russian election interference, links between the Trump campaign and Mo...
19:15, 2019-07-21

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes due back in court for key hearing A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq was due back in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on his lawyers' allegations that prosecutors engaged in illegal snooping on the defense team and news media....
12:30, 2019-05-22

Suspected subway saboteur has history of transit crimes: cops The transit troublemaker with a penchant for pulling emergency brakes has terrorized the rails before — as a serial subway surfer with a laundry list of arrests. Isaiah Thompson, 23, was busted last July for hanging onto the outside of a C train in Brooklyn as it zipped between stations — a daredevi...
17:45, 2019-05-24

U.S. Navy SEAL spared jail but demoted after war crimes trial A U.S. Navy SEAL platoon commander acquitted of murdering a captured Islamic State fighter but convicted of unlawfully posing for photos with his dead body was sentenced on Wednesday to a demotion in rank and pay....
22:45, 2019-07-03

US Navy SEAL Spared Jail But Demoted After War Crimes Trial A US Navy SEAL platoon commander acquitted of murdering a captured Islamic State fighter but convicted of unlawfully posing for photos with his dead body was sentenced on Wednesday to a demotion in......
02:30, 2019-07-04

Kosovo PM Haradinaj resigns after court summons on suspicion of war crimes Kosovo prime minister and former guerilla commander Ramush Haradinaj gave up his post after being summoned as a war crimes suspect before a special court. He has already been acquitted twice before in the Hague....
17:00, 2019-07-19

House Judiciary chairman vows to 'respond' to Trump 'crimes' The Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee vowed to hold President Donald Trump accountable after Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he could not have brought charges against Trump after his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election....
19:00, 2019-05-29

R. Kelly pleads not guilty, denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered that he remain in jail without bail....
02:01, 2019-07-17

Police seek smart doorbell networks to solve crimes Police departments across the U.S. are asking residents to register their security cameras so they can quickly request footage if an incident occurs nearby.       ...
21:00, 2019-06-17

Judge removes prosecutor from Navy SEAL war crimes case SAN DIEGO (AP) — A military judge has removed the lead prosecutor accused of misconduct from the war crimes case of a decorated Navy SEAL. Defense attorney Tim Parlatore says Capt. Aaron Rugh (ROO) made the ruling Monday after he and other attorneys for Chief Edward Gallagher excoriated prosecutors ...
02:15, 2019-06-04

Trevor Noah: Trump acting like 'a dictator accused of war crimes' Late night hosts discussed Trump’s juvenile behavior after Wednesday’s curt meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck SchumerLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s Memorial Day travel plans, the fallout from Trump’s heated Wednesday meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, and Donald Trump Jr’s ne...
03:45, 2019-05-25

DR Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda faces war crimes judgment at ICC The International Criminal Court is to hand down a verdict in the trial of a former Congolese general on Monday. Bosco Ntaganda has been charged with crimes including using child soldiers and rape....
19:45, 2019-07-05

Donald Trump Says He Plans To Pardon Some Soldiers Accused Of War Crimes US President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for "two or three" American soldiers charged with war crimes, a move he also said would be controversial but justified because they......
07:45, 2019-05-25

Jury resumes deliberations in U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial A military jury in San Diego resumed deliberations on Tuesday in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with murdering a wounded Islamic State prisoner in his custody and shooting unarmed civilians during a 2017 deployment in Iraq....
20:30, 2019-07-02

R. Kelly faces five counts in New York for racketeering and child sex crimes Singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on a federal grand jury indictment listing 13 counts including sex crimes and obstruction of justice. Kelly also faces five counts in New York for racketeering and Mann Act violations....
17:00, 2019-07-12

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt's Sinai amount to war crimes A leading international rights group on Tuesday accused Egypt's security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militants for years....
08:15, 2019-05-28

Rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday....
18:15, 2019-05-28

Second sex-crimes case against Jeffrey Epstein shows reach of federal law Federal prosecutors in New York say their case stands apart from an earlier Florida case because the crimes were committed in the financier’s Manhattan mansion....
14:30, 2019-07-09

U.S. Navy SEAL appears in court for hearing in war crimes case A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq appeared in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on allegations by his attorneys that prosecutors engaged in illegal snooping on the defense team and journalists....
01:00, 2019-05-23

War crimes murder trial of Navy SEAL due to start in San Diego Jury selection was set to begin on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. President Donald Trump....
15:45, 2019-06-17

Navy SEAL Charged With War Crimes Freed From Base Confinement In US A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11 days before he is due to stand trial in a case......
12:45, 2019-05-31

Singer R. Kelly denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes over two decades R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered that he remain in jail without bail....
23:15, 2019-07-16

Leader of Mexican Church La Luz Del Mundo Charged With Sex Crimes in Los Angeles A complaint filed by the California attorney general’s office accuses Naasón Joaquín García, 50, of raping a child, among more than a dozen other crimes....
06:45, 2019-06-05

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt’s Sinai amount to war crimes CAIRO (AP) — A leading international rights group has accused Egypt’s security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militants for years. Human Rights Watch alleges that some of the abuses amount to war crimes. In...
10:45, 2019-05-28

| Leader of religious group based in Mexico charged with sex crimes The leader of La Luz Del Mundo, an international religious organisation based in Mexico, has been arrested in California on charges of human trafficking, child rape and other felonies, authorities have said....
11:45, 2019-06-05

Trump Gloats About Helping Navy SEAL Dodge War Crimes Rap The president bragged on Wednesday about Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher beating nearly all war crime charges, including pre-meditated murder....
20:00, 2019-07-03

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A......
12:15, 2019-06-06

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which is struggling to clean up the platform and salvage ...
09:45, 2019-05-22

Big Health wants you to cure your insomnia with its app, then delete it — some investors hate that Digital health investors are most attracted to business models with recurring revenue from users who will continue to use the app or service forever. Digital health products that attempt to cure or prevent a health condition can struggle for funding....
16:15, 2019-06-16

Alice Lowe: ‘I was terrified that Bill Nighy was going to hate me’ The actor, writer and Prevenge director on demonic possession and the cathartic possibilities of ScrabbleAlice Lowe has starred in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, The Mighty Boosh, Hot Fuzz and Ben Wheatley’s Sightseers, which she co-wrote. In 2016 she wrote, directed and starred in Prevenge, and last y...
18:00, 2019-06-08

'We all suffer': why San Francisco techies hate the city they transformed San Franciscans have long complained that tech workers ruined their city, driving up rents and homelessness and eliminating diversity. Now even the tech workers agreePhotographs by Jason HenryIt was a beautiful winter day in San Francisco, and Zoe was grooving to the soundtrack of the roller-skating...
09:15, 2019-07-01

XFL’s Rod ‘He Hate Me’ Smart found safe in South Carolina Rod Smart — aka “He Hate Me” — has been “found safe” in South Carolina, according to police. The former XFLer and NFL running back had been missing for nearly a week after vanishing on June 12. He was apparently located on Tuesday afternoon, though it’s unclear how or w...
08:30, 2019-06-19

Kid-friendly tech toys that won't make their parents hate you Gifts don't always have to be toys or games to be appreciated. They can even be a little practical without your resorting to boring presents like (ugh) socks. If a kid really likes a particular video game, you can pick up some kind of branded decorat......
19:30, 2019-05-31

The Latest: No plea from Army vet charged with hate crime SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a California man accused of intentionally driving into a group of pedestrians (all times local): 3:30 p.m. An Army veteran accused of running his car into a crowd of pedestrians in California because he believed two of the people looked like they were Muslim or Ind...
04:00, 2019-05-31

Electric scooters have arrived in Europe — and a lot of people there hate them too Drunken riders and poorly parked scooters have given rise to what Paris's mayor has called "anarchy," while Copenhagen police have arrested 28 intoxicated electric scooter riders....
17:30, 2019-07-09

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
13:30, 2019-06-06

Twitter and Instagram Unveil New Ways to Combat Hate—Again The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time around....
14:15, 2019-07-11

Redirecting hate: ADL hopes Googling for KKK or jihad will take you down a different path The Redirect Method uses ads and Google search to steer people away from extremist content to material that exposes the hatred of such groups       ...
22:30, 2019-06-27

"Remember When I Said...": Trump On Love-Hate Relationship With Twitter Several minutes into President Donald Trump's social media summit at the White House Thursday, the president grew nostalgic, reminiscing on some of his greatest Twitter hits....
06:30, 2019-07-12

Eve Ensler: ‘Writing about my father's abuse has freed me from hate' The playwright and activist on honouring her body, secret initiations and being happy in her 60sBorn in New York, Eve Ensler, 66, premiered her play The Vagina Monologues in 1996. It has since been translated into 48 languages and performed in more than 140 countries. She established V-Day in 1998, ...
15:15, 2019-06-22

De Blasio says Trump wants to ‘make America hate again’ with ICE raids Mayor de Blasio blasted President Trump for announcing that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would carry out raids nationally as a political ploy to scare immigrant communities and gin up his base of supporters. “His slogan should be: make America hate again,” the mayor said on CNN...
20:30, 2019-07-14

Cory Booker says Trump's out to make 2020 about hate In an empassioned speech on Saturday, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., admonished fighting President Trump with "his tactics" and encouraged Democrats to make the 2020 presidential election about "love."...
01:30, 2019-06-23

‘Like air, I’ll rise': Ilhan Omar and others on words to conquer hate Inspired by Omar, the Guardian and Pen America asked writers to share inspiring lines from poems about overcoming hate – and readers to submit theirsLast week, after a chant of “send her back” broke out at a Trump rally in North Carolina, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar responded by posting some lines from...
13:15, 2019-07-23

Danielle McDonald on Skin and breaking the cycle of hate Skin tells the true story of white supremacist skinhead Bryon “Pitbull” Widner (Jamie Bell) as he “tries to escape to a new life, all the while questioning whether he’s capable of undoing—and repenting for—the evil he’s done.” We sat down with Danielle McDonald, who stars as Julie Price, to talk abo...
19:45, 2019-07-18

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech complaints....
18:45, 2019-07-02

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speech. The Federal Office for Justice said Tuesday that the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate...
16:15, 2019-07-02

I miss my kids while they’re at summer camp. But I hate Visiting Day. Gone is the equanimity I've gained over the past few weeks. Instead: Why aren’t my kids using sunscreen? Why aren’t they at least wearing one of the many hats I packed for them?...
02:45, 2019-07-19

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the US, but it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington border, where the Ary...
00:15, 2019-05-28

Edward Bluemel: the love-to-hate new star of Killing Eve As the hotly anticipated second series of Killing Eve starts this weekend, Frankie McCoy meets Edward Bluemel, the show's gleefully hateable new star...
08:45, 2019-06-06

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India....
10:15, 2019-06-14

Acosta resignation: 'I hate to see this happen,' says Trump – video The US labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, is resigning following criticism of his handling of a plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has been accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. Donald Trump announced the news on Friday with Acosta by his side before the president left on ...
20:15, 2019-07-12

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred” around the world...
23:30, 2019-06-18

Facebook to help French police crack down on hate speech Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first.       ...
22:30, 2019-06-27

US abortion policy is 'extremist hate' and 'torture', says UN commissioner Trump administration’s ban on terminations is a crisis directed at women, warns Kate GilmoreThe US policy on abortion is a form of extremist hate that amounts to the torture of women, the UN deputy high commissioner for human rights told the Guardian.The attack on women’s rights was a “crisis”, orga...
09:01, 2019-06-04

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran tensions and raised concerns over supply flows through one of the world's main sea lanes....
03:30, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Brazilian markets surge on rate cut hopes, stocks hit record high Brazilian markets rose strongly on Friday, as the increasing likelihood of lower domestic and overseas interest rates in the coming months boosted investor sentiment and sent stocks to their highest on record....
19:15, 2019-06-21

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02:00, 2019-06-22

Serena Williams withstands surge from Alison Riske to reach Wimbledon semifinals Serena Williams withstood a late surge from American Alison Riske in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Tuesday but held on for the 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win.        ...
18:30, 2019-07-09

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks shaken, bonds surge as Trump risks recession U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
10:00, 2019-05-31

Beyond Meat shares surge 27% as analysts predict more robust sales growth ahead Shares of Beyond Meat surged 27% Friday after analysts raised their price targets following the company's first quarterly report since going public....
15:45, 2019-06-07

TSA checkpoint times will be up slightly over July 4; shorthanded agency can handle surge, chief says TSA expects to screen about 12.1 million people between Wednesday and Sunday for the July Fourth holiday period.       ...
00:15, 2019-07-03

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptocurrencies, researchers reported on Thursday. In all, researchers with security provider ESET recently discovered two fraudulent digital wallets. The f...
08:45, 2019-05-24

Warriors edge Raptors with late surge to force Game 6 back in Oakland Steph Curry and Klay Thompson hit clutch 3-pointers late to help the Warriors beat the Raptors 106-105 and cut Toronto's series lead to 3-2.       ...
12:00, 2019-06-11

Gold prices surge to more than five-year high after dovish Fed opens door for rate cut Gold prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours on Thursday after a dovish U.S Federal Reserve opened the door to further rate cuts, and the 10-year Treasury yield slipped below 2% for the first time since November 2016....
10:45, 2019-06-20

Mexico's 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 next month, its director said on Tuesday....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Jeongeun Lee6 rides Sunday surge to win U.S. Women's Open championship Jeongeun Lee finished at 6-under 278 in the 2019 U.S. Women's Open, a fitting number for a player who goes by the nickname “Lucky 6.”        ...
05:15, 2019-06-03

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which will seek regulatory approval for the pigs in the world's biggest pork market....
19:30, 2019-05-21

Jury finds Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher not guilty of war crimes The jury assigned to the case of accused Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher has found the decorated Navy SEAL not guilty of murder and attempted murder after a whirlwind trial that included bombshell revelations and twists....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Saudi teenager faces execution for alleged crimes committed as a child Murtaja Qureiris, 18, faces a raft of charges stemming from his participation in anti-government protests, including some that date back to when he was 10-years-old....
19:15, 2019-06-10

Singer R Kelly, Charged With Sex Crimes, Made Girls Call Him "Daddy" Embattled R&B singer R. Kelly was arrested Thursday night in Chicago on new federal sex-crime charges, just months after he was charged at the state level with abuse and aggravated sexual assault....
06:15, 2019-07-13

Judge in war crimes case against Navy SEAL weighs dismissal motion The judge in the court-martial of a Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes in Iraq was expected to hear arguments on Thursday on defense motions to dismiss the charges or otherwise remove the lead prosecutor and the judge himself from the case....
18:01, 2019-05-29

Defense rests in war crimes trial of U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader Defense lawyers in the murder trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL rested their case on Friday after three days of testimony contesting accusations that the platoon leader had fatally stabbed a wounded Iraqi captive and shot innocent civilians....
07:30, 2019-06-29

Buttigieg: ‘It’s disgusting’ that Trump is reportedly considering pardoning soldiers convicted of war crimes The Democratic presidential aspirant, who served in Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, was interviewed at a Washington Post Live event....
02:00, 2019-05-24

San Francisco to harness AI to reduce racial bias when charging people with crimes San Francisco prosecutors will use artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, becoming the first city to conduct this type of experiment using a "bias mitigation tool."...
20:45, 2019-06-13

Syria's war crimes investigators brave bombs and bullets in pursuit of justice Col. Anwar R. worked for Syria's intelligence services until he defected at the end of 2012. He fled to Turkey and then moved to Europe, joining the ranks of the exiled Syrian opposition. Eventually, however, his history caught up with him....
13:15, 2019-05-28

Rep. Duncan Hunter: Navy SEAL accused of war crimes 'did one bad thing that I'm guilty of, too' Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images California Rep. Duncan Hunter said over the weekend he was also "guilty" of taking photos with dead bodies while he was serving as a Marine. Hunter's comments came in reference ot the case of Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher, who faces trial on war-crimes charges. Visit INSIDE...
23:15, 2019-05-28

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO – Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air forces last year launched a major operation in Sinai to crush Islamist militants behind a ...
20:00, 2019-05-28

Trump may pardon military men accused or convicted of war crimes: New York Times U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of shooting unarmed civilians while in Iraq, the New York Times reported on Saturday....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Eddie Gallagher says he wouldn’t trade his time in the SEALs ‘for anything’ after war crimes trial Former Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher said he has no regrets about his nearly two-decade career in the military and would do it all again, if given the chance....
02:00, 2019-07-04

Military prosecutor removed from case of Navy SEAL charged with war crimes The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was ordered removed from the case on Monday because he electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a warrant, a Navy spokesman said....
09:00, 2019-06-04

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes freed from base confinement in San Diego A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11 days before he is due to stand trial in a case that has attracted President Donald Trump's attention....
09:15, 2019-05-31

Buttigieg says Trump slandering troops by mulling pardons for those accused of war crimes Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, in an interview aired Sunday, said President Trump had slandered American troops by considering pardoning soldiers accused of war crimes -- and said the proposal threatened to undermine the country’s “legal and moral” foundations....
22:00, 2019-05-26

"Sour Grapes": Yogi Adityanath On Priyanka Gandhi's Attack Over UP Crimes Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today took a dig at Congress's Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over her criticism of the Uttar Pradesh police over the law and order in the state. Contending that criminals are......
11:30, 2019-06-30

Alleged Islamic State fighter faces Dutch war crimes charges An alleged Dutch-born Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes in Iraq and Syria, including breaches of the Geneva Conventions, after posing with a crucified body and sharing images of dead victims online....
17:00, 2019-07-08

California sex crimes detective admits to assaulting girl, 15, in case he investigated A veteran California sex crimes detective who had been accused of raping a 15-year-old sexual assault victim after he was assigned to investigate her complaint has pleaded guilty to two felonies....
21:45, 2019-07-13

When chants become crimes: Borussia Dortmund fans fined for defamatory songs Five Borussia Dortmund supporters have been handed heavy fines after being found guilty of insulting Hoffenheim owner Dietmar Hopp. But the fans' lawyers have criticized the proceedings as unfair and will appeal....
19:30, 2019-06-03

Mexican church leader held on $50M bail in Los Angeles for alleged sex crimes The Mexico-based La Luz del Mundo church said Wednesday that its leader and "apostle" Naason Joaquin Garcia, who was arrested in California on charges of human trafficking and child rape, remains the spiritual leader of the group, which claims 5 million followers in 58 countries...
05:30, 2019-06-06

Mexican church leader held on $50 million bail in Los Angeles for sex crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on charges that included human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
05:15, 2019-06-06

Judge Removes Prosecutor in Navy SEAL’s War Crimes Court-Martial The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes, was removed from the case....
06:45, 2019-06-04

Judge orders prosecutor tossed from Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial A military judge on Monday removed the prosecutor in the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes after the defense team accused the attorney of misconduct. The judge ordered Cmdr. Christopher Czaplak removed from Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher’s trial after Gallagher’s attorney accused...
05:30, 2019-06-04

It only takes two words for Chase Utley to re-live Mets hate Chase Utley has a new job, but the same goal: Upset Mets fans. Utley recently started as a studio analyst with SportsNet LA, and Tuesday night he sat down for an interview to exchange perspectives with John Hartung on this year’s season. Utley was asked about his infamous F-bomb at the World Series ...
01:45, 2019-06-13

The family vacation planning guide for parents who hate to plan If you hate to plan, your last family vacation probably was filled with chaos. I know a thing or two about chaos because I've failed to plan, too.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-12

Group seeks hate crime probe of Ali mural vandalism LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Muslim advocacy group wants Kentucky authorities to investigate vandalism on a mural of boxing champ Muhammad Ali as a possible hate crime. The Kentucky chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations made the request in a news release Monday. CAIR-Kentucky chair Waheed...
13:15, 2019-06-18

YouTube’s cesspool of anger and hate faces growing scrutiny Facebook and Twitter have drawn the lion's share of scrutiny for hosting objectionable content. But YouTube now occupies its own circle of internet hell.Read More...
16:15, 2019-06-10

Director Richard Curtis Knows People Hate Love, Actually—and He Has a Theory as to Why Richard Curtis, the writer of such iconic romantic comedies as Notting Hill and Four Weddings and a Funeral, is aware that people have strong feelings about Love, Actually, the 2003 Christmas movie he wrote and directed. The movie wove together a number of storylines and starred, among many others, ...
10:15, 2019-06-21

People hate my video about vegans... is this what it feels like to be Piers Morgan? I’ll never post anything provocative online again. Oh, who am I kidding?I was recently asked to do two promo videos for the BBC – one was a simple video of me trying to smile for five minutes straight and the other was of me doing a rant about Avengers spoilers. So far, so social media. I finished t...
08:45, 2019-06-08

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program where some......
22:15, 2019-05-23

Realme X Hate-to-Wait Sale to Be Held in India Today at 8pm Realme X was launched in India, and ahead of its first sale next week, the company is hosting a 'Hate-to-Wait' sale on Flipkart and Realme.com today....
05:45, 2019-07-18

Hate Crime Charge Dropped Against Agent Shot By Trooper NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A hate crime charge has been dropped against a federal agent shot last year after police say he pointed a laser-sighted gun in the direction of a uniformed Louisiana State Police trooper. In a statement Friday, Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office spokesman Ken Da...
23:00, 2019-05-25

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive antics and incendiary rhetoric that fester on the popular social media platform have drawn sharp critique....
23:45, 2019-07-11

Secret US Border Patrol hate group exposed on Facebook Investigative journalist A.C. Thompson from ProPublica today exposed a secret Facebook group for US Border Patrol agents full of racist and misogynistic comments and memes, including calls for violent action against immigrants and Democrats. The group, called “I’m 10-15,” a reference to the Border P...
01:00, 2019-07-02

Rugby chief suggests quoting Bible is hate speech Australian rugby star Israel Folau hit back after the organization that sacked him for posting a Bible verse suggested parts of the Holy Book are a problem....
19:15, 2019-07-09

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight against hate speech that threatens both public discourse and lives....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transparency laws. Facebook may appeal the ruling, saying the law is unclear....
23:30, 2019-07-02

Convicted Portland arsonist now accused of hate crime in Oregon This inked-up Oregonian is apparently not thrilled about her close-up. Sarah Pugh is all scowls after she was arrested there Monday after being accused of shoving and shouting racial slurs at another person, a Portland police spokeswoman told The Oregonian. The spokeswoman did not give additional de...
16:15, 2019-05-29

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
22:15, 2019-06-13

Americans Love Their Trash and Hate to Recycle, Report Finds The world has a trash problem, and a new report out Tuesday reminds us just how much Americans contribute. Turns out that while we create the most waste in the world, we’re one of the worst countries at recycling it.Read more......
01:45, 2019-07-04

Hearing delayed for man facing hate-crime charge in stabbing UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A judge is postponing a pretrial hearing for a white man charged with a hate crime in the fatal stabbing of a black student on the University of Maryland’s campus. Prince George’s County Circuit Court Judge Lawrence Hill Jr. was scheduled to hear arguments Thur...
18:30, 2019-05-30

Khloe Kardashian Explains Why She Doesn't "Hate" Tristan Thompson Khloe Kardashian is setting the record straight on how she really feels about her ex Tristan Thompson. Earlier this week, an Instagram user posted side-by-side photos of the Cleveland......
18:15, 2019-07-18

Joy Behar asks why Trump can't be charged with 'hate speech' after rally "The View" host Joy Behar took her anti-Trump talk to another level on Thursday, posing the possibility of the president being charged with hate speech in the wake of Wednesday's controversial rally....
02:30, 2019-07-19

Woman yells ‘go back to your country’ in subway hate attack A woman riding a subway in the Bronx early Tuesday spewed anti-Hispanic rhetoric at another woman after snatching her construction helmet and beating her with it, police said. “Go back to your country,” the attacker yelled after taking the Hispanic woman’s helmet from her head and ...
23:15, 2019-07-10

Facebook says private groups are its future. Some are hubs for misinformation and hate. Facebook’s new strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly butting up against the company’s capacity to monitor those that break the social network’s rules against hate speech, harassment and other ills, advocates say....
22:30, 2019-07-05

Germany fines Facebook $2.3 million for violation of hate speech law German officials issued a 2 million euro ($2.3 million) fine to Facebook Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the country’s new hate speech law....
20:45, 2019-07-02

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The social site has updated its rules to require the deletion of any tweet that "dehumanizes" others bas......
04:15, 2019-07-10

Analysts urge caution as stocks on Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board surge The first tranche of companies on China's latest Nasdaq-style tech board started trading on Monday, with all the stocks seeing strong gains on their public debut, though some are cautioning against jumping headlong into the action....
09:30, 2019-07-22

Corn futures surge, bringing May gain to 20% as soft commotities rally on Midwest flooding Corn futures are surging, climbing to a near 3-year high, as heavy rain forecasts across major farming areas threaten to delay planting even further....
15:15, 2019-05-29

Chinese shares surge amid positive US-China trade development; yuan jumps Stocks in Asia rose in Wednesday morning trade following positive developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front, while the offshore yuan jumped....
05:15, 2019-06-19

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares shaken, bonds surge as Trump stirs recession risk U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock move to slap tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession....
06:30, 2019-05-31

PC maker Lenovo books fourth-quarter profit surge, says production unaffected by trade war Tech giant Lenovo Group Ltd on Thursday reported a market-beating three-fold surge in quarterly profit helped by strong personal computer (PCs) sales, and said its production plans had not been affected by the ongoing Sino-U.S. trade war....
13:15, 2019-05-23

GLOBAL MARKETS-European stocks gain on EU election relief and auto shares surge European shares climbed on Monday as investors snapped up automaker stocks following confirmation of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault, and after pro-EU parties kept a firm grip on power in elections to the European Parliament....
16:45, 2019-05-27

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
01:15, 2019-05-24

Bernie Sanders calls immigration surge at the border a 'serious problem' but says there are more pressing issues at hand Scott Olson/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said the flow of migrants illegally crossing the US-Mexico border is a "serious problem." He clarified that he does not believe it should be characterized as a "crisis." Sanders also said there are more pressing issues at han...
22:00, 2019-06-09

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly. The post US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:30, 2019-05-31

Liberals go after Joe Biden, trying to blunt his presidential candidacy and the recent centrist surge in the Democratic Party The former vice president’s standing hasn’t ebbed as some liberals hoped, so he and other moderates are now targeted in a fight for Democratic Party control....
03:15, 2019-06-03

ICC convicts Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda of war crimes including rape and murder The ex-warlord was convicted on 13 counts of war crimes and 5 counts for crimes against humanity. The trial had begun nine years after the International Criminal Court called for his arrest....
13:30, 2019-07-08

Military judge removes chief prosecutor in Navy SEAL war crimes case The chief prosecutor in the case of Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was removed from the prosecution team by a military judge on Monday....
06:45, 2019-06-04

Jury chosen for Navy SEAL's war crimes trial, opening arguments on Tuesday Opening arguments are set to begin on Tuesday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. President Donald Trump....
10:15, 2019-06-18

Bill Clinton 'knows nothing' about financier Jeffrey Epstein's 'terrible crimes,' former president's spokesman says Bill Clinton "knows nothing" about the "terrible crimes" linked to Jeffrey Epstein, the former president's spokesman said Monday, in Clinton's first statement after new sex-trafficking charges were lobbed against the wealthy financier....
01:00, 2019-07-09

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
09:30, 2019-06-01

Moonday Morning: South Korea lost $2.3 billion to cryptocurrency crimes over last 2 years Welcome to Monday, and welcome to another Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s take a look. 1. Damage from cryptocurrency-related crimes in South Korea over the last two years is estimated to be $2.3 billion (2.7 trillion Won), acc...
10:45, 2019-07-22

Eddie Gallagher defense expects war crimes case against Navy SEAL to be thrown out The lead defense attorney representing Special Operations Chief Eddie Gallagher, a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes, is increasingly hopeful the judge overseeing the case will dismiss the charges against his client....
03:45, 2019-06-08

Chicago pastor who tutored 12-year-old twin sisters charged with sex crimes: police A Chicago pastor who was offering tutoring services in his apartment has been arrested on suspicion that he inappropriately touched two 12-year-old twin girls who were his students, police said on Sunday....
13:15, 2019-05-27

House Judiciary Chair Says President Trump Is Guilty of ‘High Crimes and Misdemeanors’ (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee chairman said Sunday that this week’s hearing with Robert Mueller will air “very substantial evidence” of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump and make a public case for impeachment. Republicans pledged sharp questioning of the spe...
21:30, 2019-07-21

‘Damning’ facts, proof of ‘high crimes’ to be highlighted by Mueller testimony, top Dems say House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said Sunday that former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report “presents very substantial evidence” that President Donald Trump “is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors.” Speaking with “Fox News Sunday&...
02:45, 2019-07-22

Trump weighs pardons for servicemembers accused of war crimes, as families await decision President Trump is considering potential pardons for military members and contractors accused of war crimes as Memorial Day approaches -- deliberations that have prompted warnings from critics that the move could undermine the rule of law but also raised the hopes of their families who say the servi...
18:15, 2019-05-24

State Department stops publishing data on crimes against Americans in Jamaica – but why? For the first time in seven years, the State Department has stopped publishing crime stats involving U.S. tourists in Jamaica. But it won't say why.       ...
15:45, 2019-07-23

‘You should be ashamed’: Conservative MP lashes out at Muslim witness during hearing on online hate A Tory MP told a Muslim witness at a hearing exploring online hate that he “should be ashamed” for linking conservative and alt-right commentators to Quebec mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette....
23:30, 2019-05-31

Google and Facebook are gonna hate Apple’s new privacy-preserving online ads Apple has outlined a new plan to make online ads private. A new Safari feature, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, aims to stop ads from tracking you across the web. The company says the proposed solution will allow advertisers to measure the effectiveness of their ad campaigns on the w...
16:15, 2019-05-23

Federal hate crime charges filed in black church fires The U.S. Justice Department says it's filing federal hate crime charges against a Louisiana man in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches earlier this year....
21:15, 2019-06-12

No evidence of hate crime, terror in mosque arson: police chief Investigators in Connecticut have not found evidence that a fire at a mosque was a hate crime or an act of terrorism, New Haven’s top cop said. Police Chief Otoniel Reyes said Wednesday that “every aspect” of a May 12 fire at the Diyanet Mosque of New Haven remains under investigation, but a motive ...
19:30, 2019-05-23

Love him or hate him, Bruins super-pest Brad Marchand always gets results Bruins star Brad Marchand's playing style is complicated. His antics, including licking players, puts focus on him, but so does his point production.        ...
01:30, 2019-05-28

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven Crowder to monetize videos on his channel. The decision comes after the company declined to pull a s......
12:15, 2019-06-06

Police investigate possible hate crime after slurs aimed at Megan Rapinoe Posters of USA star were defaced on New York subwayFootballer is an advocate for women’s and LGBT rightsNew York City police are investigating a possible hate crime directed at Megan Rapinoe after posters of the World Cup champion were defaced with homophobic slurs.The defaced posters, which were at...
21:30, 2019-07-11

Mayor deletes Facebook account after posting hate-filled rant The mayor of a small Alabama town deleted his Facebook account amid public outrage over a hate-filled post where he suggested society should deal with “homosexuals” and “baby killers” by “killing them out.”...
03:30, 2019-06-05

You can't enforce a ban on mobile phones in the classroom – we should teach kids to hate them instead | Van Badham Ours is a desperate hour, we can try to learn to read phones, cynically and powerfullyThe Australian state of Victoria has just banned mobile phones in the classroom. This is a noble intention, but a missed opportunity. Really, they should have smashed the machines, every one.The logic of the state ...
15:15, 2019-06-28

Noose found near Crown Heights church in possible hate crime: police The symbol of black oppression was found Saturday morning on some bushes outside the United House of Prayer for all People, a Pentecostal church on Park Place in Crown Heights, police said....
03:00, 2019-06-24

Trump press secretary: Democrats 'hate this president more than they love America' White House principal deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley appeared on "Hannity" Wednesday defending the upcoming Fourth of July parade with military tanks and claiming Democrats were being clouded by their hatred of President Trump. ...
06:30, 2019-07-04

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos Maza’s claims that right-wing YouTube host Steven Crowder had repeatedly taunted him with racist, homophobic language including “lispy queer,” “token ...
00:00, 2019-06-07

French lawmakers pass draft law targeting online hate speech France's National Assembly approved a draft bill on Friday which would require social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter to remove any hateful content within 24 hours....
20:30, 2019-07-05

As New Zealand Fights Online Hate, the Internet’s Darkest Corners Resist If anything, the appetite for material connected to the Christchurch massacre is growing, even as New Zealand tries to deny the accused gunman a platform for his views....
22:00, 2019-07-05

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 hours. Critics worry about censorship....
20:00, 2019-07-01

In a sunny park with my baby – and other reasons to hate summer | Séamas O’Reilly Sweat, freckles and my sun-creamed son covered in grass… is there anything more loathsome than sunshine?Like the cloying, clammy paw of a St Bernard on my chest, the summer sun has returned and you find me in despair. I hate everything about the heat – sweat, hot air, the rigmarole of fans, flies an...
16:45, 2019-07-07