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Anti-ICE protesters take down American flag to hoist Mexican flag

An anti-ICE protest in Colorado morphed into an anti-US display when demonstrators hauled down the Stars and Stripes and hoisted a Mexican flag in its place. The Friday night march outside an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention ce...

Anti-ICE protesters take down American flag to hoist Mexican flag

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Anti-ICE protesters pull down American flag, raise Mexico flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag Authorities in Colorado restored an American flag Friday evening after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag of Mexico in its place....
10:45, 2019-07-13

Protesters take down US flag and replace it with a Mexican flag at ICE detention center @mattmauronews/Twitter Protesters gathered outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in Aurora, Colorado, and hoisted a Mexican flag on Friday afternoon. An upside down Blue Lives Matter flag spray painted with "Abolish ICE" was also raised. Around 2,000 protesters gathered at the Au...
12:30, 2019-07-13

Flag Code outlines how to properly display American flag this July 4th Courtesy: Getty Images Although Nike has recalled its “Betsy Ross” American flag sneakers, shoppers looking for flag-adorned clothing in stores will have plenty of other options, even though the popular trend is technically illegal. Nike had intended to release a pair of Air Max 1 Quick Strike sneak...
21:15, 2019-07-03

Rep. Chip Roy visits Colorado ICE facility where protesters replaced American flag with Mexico's A Texas congressman visited a Colorado Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility where left-wing protesters raised a Mexican flag in place of the American flag. ...
20:45, 2019-07-15

Contractor Shows Up at Black Couple’s House With Confederate Flag, Shockingly Gets Fired: ‘I Didn’t Know the Flag Offended, Y’all’ In my 38 years of life, I’ve owned Tonka Trucks, college degrees, and poor credit, but a golf cart sounds like an unexpected headache waiting to happen....
19:30, 2019-07-03

Why America’s Most Famous Flag Burner Is Celebrating This Flag Day Cleveland will pay $225,000 to Gregory L. Johnson, who claims police officers violated his rights. Those rights were established 30 years ago in a Supreme Court case that bears his name....
02:45, 2019-06-15

Trump Supports Ban on Flag Burning, But Not Flag Humping In another shocking turn of events, the guy who likes to hump the U.S. flag and dodged the draft five times is “all in” on a proposed constitutional amendment to ban flag burning....
23:30, 2019-06-15

Flag Day is June 14: Here's what you need to know about flag etiquette Since 1942, the United States has followed the U.S. Flag Code, a long list of rules and guidelines for displaying and respecting the American flag.        ...
20:30, 2019-06-14

Baghdad protesters take down Bahrain flag over Trump peace conference More than 200 demonstrators broke into the courtyard of Bahrain's Embassy in Baghdad and took down the kingdom's flag on Thursday night to protest a U.S.-led meeting in Bahrain on Israeli-Palestinian peace....
02:45, 2019-06-28

Nikki Haley slams 'disgusting' silence from Dems after Mexican flag raised at ICE facility Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley condemned prominent Democrats for staying mum, after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility last week pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag of Mexico in its place....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Trump ‘all in’ on bill to make burning the American flag illegal President Trump is “all in” on the latest attempt to make flag-burning illegal, he wrote Saturday in a post boosting a proposed constitutional amendment. “All in for Senator Steve Daines as he proposes an Amendment for a strong BAN on burning our American Flag,” Trump tweeted. “A no brainer!” Daines...
21:15, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territory’s main legislative chamber....
09:45, 2019-07-02

Teen mows American flag onto yard in honor of fallen Army pal A patriotic Texas teen honored his fallen soldier friend by mowing an image of the American flag into his front yard — just days before the Fourth of July, according to a new report. Cameron James, 17, told local NBC affiliate KXAS that one of his friends was killed while on duty for the Army......
04:00, 2019-07-04

In Cincinnati, National Flag Co. celebrates 150 years making American flags July Fourth marks the end of 'flag season' for the West End's National Flag Co., a local manufacturer that deals in American and other flags.       ...
23:45, 2019-07-03

Phoenix mural of American flag vandalized with anti-Trump message PHOENIX (12 News) – It’s a busy street with a blaring bulletin, bad words written across the American flag. A mural that’s been painted on a Valley fence for decades has been defaced. Someone turned a patriotic symbol into a political message, one that some neighbors living near 40th Str...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Camping World CEO: 'I'd rather go to jail' than yield to city in American flag controversy The chief executive of a major RV retailer said he will not bend to a North Carolina's city's demand he must reduce the size of the American flag flying on his property....
04:15, 2019-07-02

Video captures American flag burning at Walmart, prompts arrest An American flag burning caught on video in the parking lot of a Walmart in southern Virginia on the Fourth of July has led to the arrest of 23-year-old man....
05:45, 2019-07-06

Jesse Watters: Flag protesters like 'bitter' Kaepernick want 'to divide the country and make everybody else feel miserable' Ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick's reported objection to Nike's Betsy Ross-themed sneakers is the latest disturbing expression of anti-American sentiment, according to Jesse Watters....
03:45, 2019-07-03

Texas teen mows American flag into yard in tribute to fallen soldier HASLET, Texas (KXAS) – A North Texas teenager braved the brutal summer heat to honor a friend in a very patriotic way. Cameron James, 17, said one of his friends was killed while on duty for the Army last week in Arizona. To pay tribute to him, James mowed an image of the American flag into hi...
10:15, 2019-07-03

Ducey slams Nike after pulling ‘Betsy Ross’ American flag sneakers PHOENIX – In a series of tweets, Gov. Doug Ducey slammed Nike Tuesday morning, after the company decided to yank a U.S.A themed sneaker featuring an early American flag, inspired by Betsy Ross. The governor said Tuesday was “supposed to be a good day in Arizona,” he was planning on announcing a “maj...
18:45, 2019-07-02

'We will plant the American flag on Mars': Trump delivers July 4th speech – video The president sailed close to one of his campaign lines when he claimed, “our nation is stronger than it ever was before”, but otherwise swerved past party politics . “For Americans, nothing is impossible,” he said, reciting a litany of American accomplishments over its history, including the moon l...
17:15, 2019-07-05

A city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
04:30, 2019-05-24

Nike pulls sneakers with 'Betsy Ross' American flag after Colin Kaepernick complains Nike pulled sneakers that featured an early American flag after former NFL football player Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn't sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive, the Wall Street Journal reported....
05:30, 2019-07-02

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
06:30, 2019-05-23

Allie Long briefly drops American flag during World Cup celebration, Kelley O'Hara picks it up Just moments after the U.S. women’s soccer team defeated the Netherlands on Sunday to secure their second straight World Cup title, midfielder Allie Long came under fire for briefly dropping the American flag during her celebration with Golden Boot winner and outspoken Trump critic Megan Rapinoe....
20:15, 2019-07-08

Arizona Governor to yank Nike financial incentives after company pulls American flag sneakers The Republican governor said Nike's decision "is a shameful retreat for the company. American businesses should be proud of our country's history, not abandoning it."...
15:15, 2019-07-02

A Texas teenager spent four hours mowing the American flag into his lawn to honor a fallen soldier 17-year-old Cameron James spent four hours mowing an American flag into his lawn to honor his friend, Army Pfc. Kevin Christian.        ...
10:30, 2019-07-04

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
20:30, 2019-05-22

Later-in-life virgins – ‘At my age, it becomes a red flag’ In these open-minded times, one taboo has held steady: never having had sex at all. Four thirtysomething virgins explain how they deal with the stigmaRichard’s colleagues call him their work therapist. He’s empathetic and a good listener, he says – “so a lot of people tell me about their personal sh...
16:45, 2019-06-18

A colorful history of the rainbow flag The rainbow flag, which has become a universal symbol of hope for LGBTQ people around the world, first flew in San Francisco's United Nations Plaza for Gay Pride Day, on June 25, 1978....
10:30, 2019-06-18

Gay pride flag set on fire again outside Harlem bar Someone set a gay pride flag alight outside Harlem’s Alibi Lounge early Monday — a month after several rainbow banners were torched in front of the same bar, according to police. The flag was set on fire around 12:45 a.m. outside of the lounge on West 139th Street and Adam Clayton Powell...
17:30, 2019-07-08

The Latest: Change would allow big flag to keep flying RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the fight over a large American flag in Statesville, N.C. (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Maybe “The Profit” won’t have to go to jail over his flag after all. The city of Statesville, North Carolina, said in a news release Wednesday that its leaders ...
01:45, 2019-05-30

Police investigate after US flag removed during protest DENVER (AP) — Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identify protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag in front of an immigration detention center in suburban Denver, tried to burn it and replaced it with a Mexican flag. Friday night’s protest in Aurora...
04:00, 2019-07-15

NYC park transforms staircase into gay pride flag A staircase in a NYC park was transformed over the weekend into a giant gay pride flag. The 1200 square foot rainbow colored flag in FDR Four Freedoms State Park on Roosevelt Island was created to show support for WorldPride month. (June 17)        ...
02:00, 2019-06-18

When It Comes to Colin Kaepernick, the Flag and Nike, It's Just Business The sneaker company made a calculated decision in hiring the former quarterback after the national anthem controversy. Pulling the Betsy Ross shoes after his objection to their sale was consistent with that move, writes columnist John D. Stoll....
23:30, 2019-07-03

‘The Profit’ says limits on US flag size unconstitutional A reality television star says in a court filing it’s unconstitutional for a North Carolina city to ban a huge American flag flying at his recreational vehicle store because of its size...
21:15, 2019-06-06

You can own a flag from the Apollo 11 mission, if your pockets are deep enough We’re now just one month away from the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and owners of some seriously sought-after space relics are putting their memorabilia on the auction block in the hopes of capitalizing on the hype. RR Auction is hosting the bidding for a num...
09:30, 2019-06-21

PG&E proactively cuts power to 1,600 due to red flag weather Pacific Gas & Electric cut power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming weather conditions that raised the year's first red flag warnings....
00:15, 2019-06-09

Battle-scarred U.S. flag from D-Day landing goes up for auction A battle-scarred American flag believed to be the first planted on Omaha beach during the 1944 D-Day landings is expected to fetch more than $55,000 at auction next week, Heritage Auctions said on Monday....
09:00, 2019-06-04

Neuville: WRC needs permanent rally officiator after Chile red flag Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville has called on the FIA to give the World Rally Championship a permanent rally officiator, along the lines of Formula 1's race director role...
12:15, 2019-05-30

FIA to discuss FE driver behaviour after Bern red flag incident The FIA will discuss the behaviour of several ABB FIA Formula E drivers during the red flag stoppage in Bern ahead of the season finale in New York, Autosport understands...
15:30, 2019-07-01

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
21:45, 2019-06-07

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsement from President Trump....
09:00, 2019-06-16

NYC’s largest gay pride flag unveiled on Roosevelt Island Pride has been stepped up on Roosevelt Island. The city’s largest gay pride “flag” was unveiled Saturday to the delight of visitors at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park, where a 12-by-100 foot staircase was painted like a rainbow. The display, which coincides with ...
02:15, 2019-06-16

Flag Day: Celebrate America’s red, white and blue The nation observes Flag Day that commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag on this day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.        ...
01:30, 2019-06-15

Monaco F2: De Vries wins, Schumacher causes red flag with collision Nyck de Vries scored a flawless Monaco Formula 2 win in an explosive race interrupted by Ferrari junior Mick Schumacher triggering a track-blocking crash at Rascasse that caused confusion...
17:45, 2019-05-24

Moutet carries French flag with a little help from Rafa and Roger Corentin Moutet became the youngest French man since Gael Monfils in 2006 to reach the third round at Roland Garros on Wednesday just as old stagers Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet exited the tournament....
19:00, 2019-05-29

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
11:30, 2019-07-05

Prema: Officials must learn from Monaco F2 red flag mistake Prema Racing Formula 2 boss Rene Rosin says officials must learn from the mistake to place more than half the field a lap down in the Monaco feature race...
16:45, 2019-05-28

Haley doubts he would have shock NASCAR Daytona win without red flag Spire Motorsports Chevrolet driver Justin Haley says his shock NASCAR Cup Series win at Daytona would likely not have happened without the red flag that ultimately ended the race...
18:30, 2019-07-09

Make an Easy Summer Dessert That Isn't a Flag Cake With so much focus on grilling, Independence Day desserts are often an afterthought, unless they take the form of the dreaded flag cake—the American flag bikini of the dessert world. But there are a lot of delicious, easy, non-flag-cake desserts you can make for today, or for the rest of the summer,...
19:30, 2019-07-04

Nike should've done its research on 'Betsy Ross' flag, says Motus One CEO Nike should've anticipated the controversy surrounding the early American flag on the sneakers it has since pulled, and the decision the company made was smart, said one marketing executive....
23:15, 2019-07-03

Big Indy 500 Crash Takes Five Cars Out, Red Flag Ensues A late race contretemps between Sebastien Bourdais and Graham Rahal ended in tears and an angry Rahal, and three cars behind crashed in the check-up. Entering the third turn, Rahal was going for a pass on Bourdais up the inside. While he didn’t have the track position, Bourdais put a bit of a squeez...
21:45, 2019-05-26

Hamilton flies the flag with pride in record British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton wrote a new chapter in British Grand Prix history on Sunday with a record sixth home win that he ranked as one of the best and proudest days of his life....
01:15, 2019-07-15

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
00:30, 2019-06-28

High school yearbooks recalled over Confederate flag photo THOMASVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school system has recalled a high school’s yearbook that had a cover featuring a picture of a Confederate flag. On its Facebook page, Thomasville City Schools said the Thomasville High School yearbook used several photos from yearbooks past, including ...
01:45, 2019-05-30

Cops release footage of man torching Harlem gay pride flag New footage released by cops Monday night shows a man torching a gay pride flag outside a Harlem bar early Monday — the second time in less than two months the nightspot’s rainbow-colored emblems were set ablaze. The surveillance video shows the suspect sitting on a stoop at about 12:25 a.m. w...
18:45, 2019-07-09

Cincinnati City Hall to fly LGBTQ pride flag for first time CINCINNATI (AP) — The City of Cincinnati is raising a rainbow pride flag at City Hall for the first time to kick off Cincinnati Pride. The rainbow pride flag was to be raised at City Hall at 11 a.m. Friday. City Councilman Chris Seelbach, the council’s first openly gay member, says he’s ...
11:15, 2019-06-21

Indigenous emojis featuring Aboriginal flag and boomerang to be released The emojis, which are part of a custom app rather than unicode, are being developed by young people on Arrernte country After years of asking for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flag to be included in the emoji library, over a dozen new Indigenous-themed emojis are coming to Android and iO...
16:15, 2019-07-12

Nike withdraws sneaker as colonial-era US flag proves controversial A shoe from the US firm featuring a former version of the American flag has been withdrawn. The banner, known as the "Betsy Ross" flag, has links to a period of slavery, Nike-sponsored athlete Colin Kaepernick said....
05:45, 2019-07-03

| SA Girls U14 team to fly African flag at World Tennis finals The SA U14 Girls team will fly the African flag after their stunning qualification through to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior Tennis Finals....
17:30, 2019-06-30

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force announced....
01:30, 2019-06-15

Maker of top-rated NFL helmet unveils flag football version The company that produces the top-rated helmet for NFL players and introduced a youth version of the headgear is rolling out a version for flag football....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
20:45, 2019-07-09

Group sues Boston for banning Christian flag, approving 284 others The city of Boston, Mass. is being sued for religious discrimination for banning the Christian flag and permitting 284 others, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week....
18:45, 2019-07-15

Detroit IndyCar: Rossi leads practice, Pagenaud causes red flag Alexander Rossi topped Friday IndyCar practice in Detroit, but Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud halted the afternoon session by smacking a wall...
22:30, 2019-05-31

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of the 127th United States Colored Troops. The phrase offers a sense of what was at stake for black men, many of whom formerly in bondage, who fought to en...
19:45, 2019-06-17

Two arrested after DC flag-burning devolves into melee before ‘Salute to America’ Protesters burned a US flag in front of the White House on Thursday, sparking a scuffle with President Trump supporters who were awaiting the start of his Fourth of July “Salute to America.” Two people were arrested — one was charged with malicious burning and felony assault on a police ...
05:45, 2019-07-05

In Hong Kong, colonial flag still a symbol of prized values Of all the dramatic photos showing hundreds of young protesters storming Hong Kong’s legislature this week, one image makes for particularly uncomfortable viewing in Beijing: The British colonial flag draped aloft a podium in the assembly’s chamber...
07:15, 2019-07-05

Stewards admit to Monaco F2 error with lapped cars under red flag Formula 2 race stewards have admitted to mistakenly placing more than half the Monaco feature race field one lap down, but say there was "no equitable method to resolve this"...
04:00, 2019-05-25

Rainbow flag set on fire for second time at New York's only black-owned gay bar For the second time in a little over a month, a rainbow flag at the entrance to a New York City gay bar was set aflame.        ...
13:45, 2019-07-08

Haas explains "creative" black flag for drivers in Monaco practice Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says asking the FIA to black flag his drivers in first Monaco Grand Prix practice was a "creative" reaction to an IT issue...
20:15, 2019-05-23

Netherlands wins Eurovision contest; Madonna flag display causes stir The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Tesla Said to Ready Production Boost, Flag Return to Hiring Mode Tesla is poised to increase production at its California car plant and is back in hiring mode, according to an internal email sent days after the company wrapped up a record quarter of deliveries....
19:15, 2019-07-11

Retired Marine stands up to Nike with Betsy Ross flag tattoo Retired marine Johnny (Joey) Jones was so adamant in his support for the Betsy Ross flag, he decided to tattoo it on his arm as a rebuke to Nike's decision to pull a set of shoes bearing the iconic flag's design....
22:30, 2019-07-06

Congressional testimony, Ground Zero flag featured at wake for fallen 9/11 hero The wake for the former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund featured many highlights of his life....
04:45, 2019-07-03

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City....
23:15, 2019-06-13

Nike Nixes 'Betsy Ross Flag' Shoe After Kaepernick Intervenes Nike is yanking a U.S.A.-themed sneaker featuring an early American flag after NFL star-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn’t sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive....
05:30, 2019-07-02

Black family fires contractor who showed up to job with Confederate flag: video An independent contractor was fired by a black couple in Georgia after he pulled up to their house Saturday with a Confederate flag attached to the back of his truck. ...
11:45, 2019-07-03

Texas teen mows US flag lawn to honor fallen soldier TEXAS (CNN) – A fallen soldier is being honored in Texas, in a very unique way. A teen says he mowed the lawn to resemble the American flag to remember Kevin Christian. According to “Military Times” the 21-year-old died Sunday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound while patrolling th...
21:15, 2019-07-03

We the North: A black flag, a Raptor’s claw, and the branding of Canadian basketball While Sid Lee was contracted to redesign the brand for one team, Canada's only NBA team, they realize now that what they'd been tasked with was branding Canadian basketball....
13:15, 2019-06-02

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person suspended or locked out of their account for breaking the company’s user guidelines. Twitter Inc. has never suspended Trump, though he often tweets insu...
21:15, 2019-06-27

HS football players reportedly posted Snapchat of burning pride flag A pair of Utah high school football players were booted from their team Wednesday over a Snapchat video of a Pride flag being burned and someone saying: “all gays die.” The footage, posted online last week, shows someone lighting the rainbow flag on fire and laughing as another person ma...
07:45, 2019-06-20

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel....
17:30, 2019-05-21

U.S. embassies denied permission to fly LGBTQ2 pride flag from flagpoles: Reports While embassies are required to obtain permission from the State Department when flying anything besides the American flag on their main flagpoles, the Obama administration had previously granted blanket permission to allow embassies to fly the flag during the month of June....
00:01, 2019-06-09

McConnell throws shade at Nike with 'Betsy Ross' flag tweet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, D-Ky., took to social media on Thursday to wish Americans a happy Independence Day – and to take a thinly veiled shot at Nike and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick....
22:00, 2019-07-04

Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It You might think sports are about sports. No. They’re about the troops. And America. And sometimes Canada too, but rarely in the NHL playoffs. But how can you prove, if you’re a team in, say, the Stanley Cup Final, that you really care about America and its uniformed services? (If you go one day with...
21:30, 2019-06-04

Colin Kaepernick reportedly convinced Nike to pull flag-themed sneaker Nike quietly scrapped a plan to sell an American flag-themed sneaker after Colin Kaepernick said he found the image offensive, a report said. The sneaker company’s Air Max 1 USA featured an early version of the American flag in celebration of the July Fourth holiday and was scheduled to go on ...
03:45, 2019-07-02

Israeli host expecting Eurovision 'punishment' for Iceland's Palestinian flag display The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Iceland's band could draw "punishment" from the event's organizers....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Arizona governor yanks Nike incentives after it pulls flag-themed sneaker Arizona will yank financial incentives for Nike’s manufacturing plant in the state after the company shelved a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag, GOP Governor Doug Ducey said Tuesday. Nike decided to recall the shoe after ex-NFL quarterback and Nike endorser Colin Kaepernick ...
08:45, 2019-07-03

Google's DeepMind AI Takes Down Human Players In Quake III's Capture The Flag Mode Google’s DeepMind AI lab has been hard at work creating programs to take on human players across a variety of games these last few years. In 2016 its AlphaGo beat the best Go player in the world. Earlier this year, its Alpha Star defeated two middle-tier pros at StarCraft II. Now it’s learning to wi...
00:30, 2019-06-01

Battle flag carried by black Union troops hits auction block DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A hand-painted flag carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War is going up for auction in Pennsylvania. Morphy Auctions will sell off the piece of history June 13. Pre-bidding is underway online . It’s one of 11 such flags painted by African American ...
07:30, 2019-06-10

Leclerc slams 'unfair' move after Verstappen passes him to take flag at Austrian GP – video Ferrari's Charles Leclerc said it was 'pretty clear' that Max Verstappen had acted illegally when he overtook him with two laps of the Austrian Grand Prix to go. The Red Bull driver went on to claim victory but win is under investigation by the stewards. Leclerc was squeezed wide when the Red Bull d...
06:45, 2019-07-01

Double down: Border critics fundraise off ‘concentration camp’ comparison, mock US flag Liberals led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and groups like MoveOn.org are brushing aside criticism from Holocaust survivors and doubling down their claim that U.S. border facilities are “concentration camps.”...
20:45, 2019-07-03

Trump administration denies embassies’ requests to fly pride flag on flagpoles: reports The Trump administration has reportedly rejected requests from U.S. embassies to fly the rainbow pride flag on embassy flagpoles during LGBTQ Pride month -- an apparent reversal of a practice during the Obama administration....
21:00, 2019-06-08

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick calling for rollback of Nike shoe release Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
01:15, 2019-07-04

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
07:15, 2019-05-30

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before their meetings. ...
17:15, 2019-07-10

Betsy Ross flag now decried by 2020 Dems, pundits was flown during Obama's 2nd inauguration While Democrats and media pundits pounce to decry the Betsy Ross flag as racially problematic -- with one even likening the symbol to Nazi swastikas -- the very same flag flew prominently during then-President Barack Obama’s second inauguration ceremony in 2013....
20:30, 2019-07-05

Tennessee Smokies delete tweet showing Betsy Ross flag drawn on infield The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA affiliate of the Cubs, deleted a tweet with four photos showing the Betsy Ross flag etched into the infield dirt.       ...
05:45, 2019-07-04

Nike Pulls Betsy Ross Flag Sneakers After Reported Input From Colin Kaepernick Nike has pulled a pair of sneakers intended to commemorate the Fourth of July after reported insight from Colin Kaepernick about the shoe’s design. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Air Max 1 sneakers featured the early American flag that many attribute to Betsy Ross. In ...
02:30, 2019-07-03

A GOP governor wants to cancel a Nike contract after flag-shoe flap, but the city it’s headed for isn’t backing down Even though prominent Republicans across the country have threatened to boycott Nike after it canceled an American-flag-themed sneaker, a small city in Arizona said it will still honor the agreement it made with the company to bring a factory to town....
04:30, 2019-07-03

Anti-Defamation League weighs in on Betsy Ross flag debate after Nike pulls shoe The Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday weighed into the Betsy Ross flag debate after Colin Kaepernick reportedly raised concerns to Nike officials about putting the flag on a sneaker....
21:30, 2019-07-04

Air Force veteran touts new shoe to honor law enforcement as Nike pulls patriotic flag sneaker Amid the controversy surrounding Nike scrapping plans for an American flag-themed sneaker, a U.S. Air Force veteran announced a new shoe he designed to benefit law enforcement officers....
02:00, 2019-07-04

Trolls and a flag leave sports marketing masters of universe in black hole | Marina Hyde Botched launches of Arsenal’s kit and Nike’s trainer exposes halfwitted naivety among wizards of merchandisingDoes any profession attract a higher percentage of sweet summer children than sportswear marketing? We are encouraged to think of this most modern discipline as a sophisticated, perhaps even...
16:30, 2019-07-03

After Colin Kaepernick complaint, Nike reportedly pulls shoe with ‘Betsy Ross flag’ design The former NFL quarterback, according to sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, objected to what he saw as the association the 13-star flag has with an era marked by slavery....
13:15, 2019-07-02

Flag burned in front of White House as tensions mount ahead of Trump's 'Salute to America' Multiple protestors were arrested in front of the White House on Thursday after an American flag was set ablaze in protest to President Trump’s “Salute to America” event scheduled to take place later in the evening....
05:00, 2019-07-05

California Gov. Newsom reminds Nike his state is 'open for business' after Arizona pulled incentives over flag California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday praised Nike for scrapping a sneaker release that featured a Betsy Ross flag and said the state was “open for business” following controversy in Arizona....
02:00, 2019-07-04

Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Ab Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Abby Lee Miller Warns Aunt Becky That ‘Fame Is a Curse in Prison!’ | Splinter Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken | The Root Raymond Santana Supports Boycott of Central Park Five ...
19:15, 2019-06-04

St. Louis Blues face criticism for including Enterprise flag in color guard during national anthem The St. Louis Blues appeared to use an Enterprise Rent-A-Car flag in their color guard during the national anthem before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday against the Boston Bruins....
10:45, 2019-06-05

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick’s call to cancel Nike’s Betsy Ross shoe Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
09:30, 2019-07-04

Homeowners Hang Mannequin and Confederate Flag in Front Yard, Claim It's a Leftover Halloween Decoration An Arkansas woman showing obvious signs of being racist as fuck economic anxiety insisted that she decorated her front yard with a mannequin hanging from a tree next to a Confederate flag as a tribute to her favorite movie that she couldn’t quite remember, insisting that it had absolutely nothing to...
21:30, 2019-05-30

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

Cubs Class AA affiliate calls out Colin Kaepernick, draws Betsy Ross flag on infield dirt The Tennessee Smokies deleted and apologized for a tweet they posted mocking Kaepernick, who was reported to have encouraged Nike to pull shoes with a design on them of the flag....
09:30, 2019-07-04

Nike Drops Sneaker Featuring Betsy Ross Flag After Colin Kaepernick Is Said to Complain It Invokes Slavery Just in time for the Fourth of July, comes a report that Nike yanked a sneaker embellished with a Betsy Ross flag after NFL footballer-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick complained the image conjured up slavery and all its ills....
10:15, 2019-07-02

GOP lawmakers blast Nike over scrapping Betsy Ross flag shoe reportedly over Colin Kaepernick's concerns Republican lawmakers on Tuesday slammed Nike over its decision to nix the release of a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag after Colin Kaepernick reportedly expressed concerns to company officials....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Nike faces backlash on social media after pulling US flag shoe design days before the Fourth of July Getty Images/Raymond Boyd Nike pulled a flag-themed shoe design after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he and others find the specific flag offensive, because of its association with the time of slavery in America, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. The company slat...
18:00, 2019-07-02

Arizona Gov. Ducey to pull Nike plant incentives over reported Colin Kaepernick, Betsy Ross flag flap Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday he was ordering the Arizona Commerce Authority to withdraw incentives for Nike building a manufacturing plant in the state....
15:15, 2019-07-02

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
21:15, 2019-06-12

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.        ...
16:15, 2019-05-21

'Not all country boys are bigots': Photo of duct tape Pride flag on truck goes viral Cody Barlow missed Tulsa's Pride parade but he did not miss out on the chance to show his support as an LGBTQ ally. He decorated his truck for Pride.        ...
00:30, 2019-06-12

Nike's decision to cancel 'Betsy Ross flag' shoe prompts backlash from Arizona governor Arizona governor Doug Ducey ripped Nike for its decision to cancel the release of a shoe featuring an early design of the U.S. flag.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-02

King's College London probe after senior lecturer in mental health filmed 'poking Remain campaigner with Union Jack flag' King's College London has launched an investigation after a senior lecturer in mental health was filmed at a Brexit Party rally apparently hurling verbal abuse at a Remain campaigner and poking a Union Jack flagpole at his face....
12:15, 2019-05-23

Mexican president says he wants to stay friends with Trump, American people Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that Mexico is a friend of the American people and that he wants to continue being friends with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
22:30, 2019-06-02

Mexican Airline Offers One-Dollar Flights To Central American Migrants A Mexican airline is offering one-dollar flights to undocumented migrants wishing to return to Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala as the country struggles to curb arrivals from Central America....
11:00, 2019-06-21

The Latest: Blues hoist Stanley Cup as St. Louis celebrates ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup celebration in St. Louis (all times local): 3:30 p.m. St. Louis Blues players have taken turns hoisting the Stanley Cup to the cheers of a massive crowd beneath the Gateway Arch. Hundreds of thousands of people turned out Saturday for a parade and rally...
22:30, 2019-06-15

Family attorney: Mexican resort served ‘tainted’ alcohol to 20-year-old American tourist before she drowned The attorney for the family of 20-year-old tourist Abbey Conner, who drowned after drinking alcohol at a Mexican resort, said Thursday that the alcohol was “tainted” and her parents are now filing a new lawsuit against the resort....
21:00, 2019-06-13

Trump says products will need to be made from 75% American goods to be labeled ‘American-made’ Trump said his order will gradually boost the percentage of U.S. components for qualifying American-made products from 50 percent to 75 percent. He said the threshold would increase to 95 percent for iron and steel products....
22:30, 2019-07-15

The Tariff Man's Mexican mischief In an ironic turn of events, the day after President Trump shocked the world with his plan to impose border taxes on all imports from Mexico beginning June 10, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released its latest 50-state “leading indicators” map, which forecasts a data-driven look at state ...
10:00, 2019-06-06

Mexican journalist murdered on her doorstep Norma Sarabia had worked as a crime reporter in the state of Tabasco for 15 years. She is the sixth journalist to be killed this year in a country ranked third most dangerous in the world....
19:45, 2019-06-12

A Chef Plunges Into Mexican Politics Gabriela Cámara, of Contramar and Cala, is on the brink of global culinary fame. But first she’ll return home to Mexico to advise the country’s president on food policy....
23:45, 2019-06-04

20% federal inmates are immigrants, mostly Mexican One-fifth of all federal prison inmates are not U.S citizens, many facing illegal immigration charges, according to new data from the Federal Bureau of Prisons....
19:45, 2019-07-05

| SA dismiss Mexican hockey challenge South Africa and Mexico took on each other for the first time in a winner takes all group stage game at the FIH Hockey Series Final in Bhubaneswar in India....
22:30, 2019-06-10

Mexican Peso Tumbles Against the Dollar Investors dumped the Mexican peso and piled into haven assets Friday, as President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico rattled global markets....
20:45, 2019-05-31

Mulvaney says Trump is ‘deadly serious’ about Mexican tariffs WASHINGTON – Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said President Trump is “deadly serious” about imposing tariffs on Mexico to push the country to stop the flow of migrants crossing the US southern border. “He is absolutely, deadly serious,” Mulvaney said on “Fox News Sunday.&...
00:00, 2019-06-03

Threat of Mexican tariffs, US companies in the crossfire The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump of an escalating tariff regime against Mexico is sending ripples through almost every economic sector in the U.S., pulling at the shares of companies that make cars, operate railroads, or sell anything with produce. And whether it’s avocadoes...
15:30, 2019-05-31

Letter From Mexican President Goes Way Over Trump’s Head Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) responded to a threat by Donald Trump over new tariffs on Mexican goods with a letter focused on concepts Trump can’t possibly understand: dignity, fairness, compassion, and principles....
00:00, 2019-06-02

Mexican tariffs would be bad news for denim retailers Mexico is the biggest supplier of men's and boy's jeans to the U.S., representing about 35% of imports, according to the American Apparel & Footwear Association....
01:15, 2019-06-01

Tariffs on Mexican Imports Could Squeeze U.S. Railroads Proposed U.S. tariffs on Mexican imports would impact billions of dollars of cargo moving across the border on railroads including Kansas City Southern and Union Pacific....
08:45, 2019-06-01

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers were charged. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said at a press conference Thursday that it’s har...
22:15, 2019-06-06

Andy Ruiz Jr.: Everyone who thinks I'm not Mexican is wrong Andy Ruiz Jr. feels proud to be the first heavyweight world titleholder of Mexican descent and has a message for those who question his Mexican roots....
04:15, 2019-06-07

BMW's new $1B factory caught in Trump's Mexican standoff President Trump’s vow to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods comes just in time to hit exports from a $1 billion BMW Group factory that opens in the country next week....
18:30, 2019-05-31

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing six A Mexican military helicopter engaged in firefighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew and an inspector with the national forestry commission, the Navy said on Saturday....
03:00, 2019-05-26

Up to four avocado trucks stolen in Mexican state every day Packers and exporters took out newspaper adverts to decry situation in Michoacán, a battleground for warring crime factionsUp to four trucks carrying avocados are stolen every day in the violent Mexican state of Michoacán, as organized crime groups seek to take advantage of consumers’ seemingly insa...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Mexican authorities search for ex-CEO of state oil company Mexican authorities have issued an arrest warrant for the former director of state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos, who is wanted for alleged corruption...
00:45, 2019-05-30

More Mexican troops arrive at Guatemalan border Mexico deployed more troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday amid growing evidence that the heightened military presence was deterring some migrants from trying to cross the border. (June 18)        ...
21:30, 2019-06-18

Mexican Economy Contracts, Testing New Government The Mexican economy contracted in the first quarter from the end of last year, a challenge for the six-month-old government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who said he expects economic growth to average 4% during his six-year term....
19:30, 2019-05-24

Mexican president says he would like to disband the nation's army Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like to disband the army and put national security in the hands of the new National Guard militarized police force, though he recognized the proposal was unlikely to happen....
17:30, 2019-07-01

Mexican church leader still its 'apostle' after rape arrest The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
07:45, 2019-06-06

Mexican authorities push out camping migrants in south Mexican immigration authorities have cleared a park of camping Central American migrants and another makeshift encampment of Haitians and African migrants outside an immigration detention center near the Guatemala border...
00:45, 2019-05-30

Mexican Shelters Strained by Migrants Struggle With U.S. Returnees Migrant shelters in Mexico are already overcrowded and resources are thin in border communities facing a rising number of asylum seekers sent back from the U.S. after a deal to avert President Trump’s tariffs....
11:45, 2019-06-17

Mexican senator injured by bomb hidden in book A bomb disguised as a book exploded when a Mexican senator opened it Wednesday, causing minor injuries. Local media reported that Sen. Citlalli Hernandez, who represents Mexico City, received what appeared to be a gift at her office at the Senate headquarters The 29-year-old senator opened it around...
02:45, 2019-06-01

Mexican church leader still its ‘apostle’ after rape arrest A spokesman for the Mexico-based La Luz del Mundo church says its leader remains the spiritual guiding force and apostle of the church despite his arrest in Los Angeles on charges of child rape and human trafficking...
04:45, 2019-06-06

Tariffs on Mexican Imports Would Hit More Than Avocados in Grocery Stores President Trump’s threat to slap escalating tariffs on Mexican imports could drive up the price of tomatoes, strawberries and many other foods in U.S. supermarkets and restaurants....
06:00, 2019-06-02

The President’s ‘Emergency’ Tariffs on Mexican Goods, Explained The president is again going beyond his predecessors in using powers that lawmakers granted the presidency for use in exigent circumstances. This time, Republicans say they will push back....
22:00, 2019-06-06

Pence meets with Mexican delegation but tariffs seem inevitable now Vice President Mike Pence was to meet with Mexican diplomats Wednesday to avert an economic crisis as President Donald Trump's threatens to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports....
23:45, 2019-06-05

Mexican president hopeful a deal with U.S. on tariffs can be reached Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he is "optimistic" that talks in Washington aimed at averting across-the-board tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States can reach an agreement....
16:45, 2019-06-05

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says its chairman detained in Spain Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA, said on Tuesday that its chairman Alonso Ancira has been arrested in Spain, saying it did not know why....
03:45, 2019-05-29

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the National Guard....
05:30, 2019-05-24

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods. Trump said the tariff was needed to force Mexico to crack down on immigrants transiting the country on their way to the U...
00:15, 2019-06-01

How tariffs on Mexican imports could affect what you pay for vegetables and cars Tariffs on Mexican imports would affect prices of vegetables, cars TVs. A 5% tariff could rise to 25% if Mexico doesn't halt illegal immigration.        ...
00:15, 2019-06-01

UPDATE 2-Mexican government punishes former Pemex CEO - sources Mexico's government has punished the former chief executive of state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos for misuse of public funds in the purchase of fertilizer business Fertinal, according to three people with knowledge of the matter....
03:45, 2019-05-23

Trump promise of new Mexican tariffs brings protests WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a surprise announcement that could derail a major trade deal. President Donald Trump has announced that he is placing a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to c...
10:45, 2019-05-31

Trump says US will impose 5% tariff on all Mexican imports from June 10 Duties of up to 25% will be added if Mexico does not substantially stop the "illegal inflow of aliens" entering the U.S., the White House said Thursday....
09:45, 2019-05-31

Mexican journalist rescued hours after abduction by gunmen A kidnapped journalist was rescued by security forces in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz hours after he was taken by armed men outside his home, Mexican officials and the journalist said Thursday....
21:00, 2019-06-13

Freak hailstorm engulfs trucks in Mexican city Drifts of hail from a freak storm partially buried tractor-trailers and cars in the Mexican city of Guadalajara, bringing families out on to the streets to play in ice piled high despite the summer heat....
16:30, 2019-07-01

Mexican city of Guadalajara hit with freak hail storm The Mexican city of Guadalajara was hit with a freak hail storm on Sunday. One of the country’s most populous cities was struck with a deluge of ice pellets that left homes battered and cars trapped in ice. “I’ve never seen such scenes in Guadalajara,” said the state governor...
05:45, 2019-07-01

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the government to stem the flow of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border. (May 31)        ...
20:30, 2019-05-31

Mexican president hopes for deal with U.S. on migration on Thursday Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he hoped a deal could be struck with the United States on Thursday to resolve a migration dispute and avoid the Trump administration imposing trade tariffs on Mexico next week....
19:00, 2019-06-06

Trump's Top Trade Adviser Opposed Mexican Tariffs President Trump’s top trade adviser opposed the White House’s threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexico, arguing that the plan could jeopardize a new North American trade accord....
21:00, 2019-05-31

Chevron says new U.S. tariffs may impair development of Mexican market Oil giant Chevron Corp said on Friday the imposition of new tariffs may lead to retaliation by Mexico impairing the development of that nation's recently opened market for imports of U.S. gasoline and diesel....
22:15, 2019-05-31

Mexican-grown papayas linked to salmonella outbreak in U.S. Federal health officials issued a recall alert Friday for papayas grown in Mexico and sold in multiple states in the Northeast due to a salmonella outbreak....
01:30, 2019-06-29

Mexican President Says He Wants To Disband Country's Army: Report Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like to disband the army and put national security in the hands of the new National Guard militarized police force, though he......
00:00, 2019-07-02

Avocados Will Get More Expensive if Trump Taxes Mexican Imports President Trump has announced a 5% tariff on Mexican imports starting June 10, with increases up to 25% as needed until “illegal migrants coming through Mexico” stop, he announced on Twitter....
08:15, 2019-06-04

Mexican president's party unseats conservatives in 2 states President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's leftist Morena party has apparently unseated the conservative National Action Party in the governorship of the border state of Baja California....
19:00, 2019-06-03

Mexican economy minister says impact of tariffs would hit all 50 U.S. states Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday that the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to place on Mexican exports would impact all 50 U.S. states and harm value chains, consumers and trade-related jobs in both nations....
01:15, 2019-06-04

Decrepit Factory Becomes Symbol of Mexican Corruption Battle The purchase by Mexican state oil company Pemex of a fertilizer plant that still isn’t running, six years and hundreds of millions of dollars later, has emerged at an emblem of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s campaign against corruption....
19:30, 2019-06-04

US business groups relieved Mexican tariffs averted The nation's leading business groups expressed relief Saturday over the White House's announcement it had reached a deal with Mexico and would be dropping plans to place tariffs on its goods....
00:45, 2019-06-09

GOP would be ‘foolish’ to block tariffs on Mexican imports: Trump Republicans are deeply concerned that Trump’s proposed 5 per cent tariffs on all imports from Mexico would spike U.S. consumers’ costs, harm the economy and imperil a major pending US-Mexico-Canada trade deal....
03:15, 2019-06-05

Mexican president says Canadian pipeline contracts were ‘abusive’ The Canadian ambassador to Mexico wrote on Twitter Wednesday that the Mexican government appears "not to wish to respect natural gas pipeline contracts."...
20:01, 2019-06-27

La Llorona: An In-depth Investigation into the Reality of the Mexican Legend Of all the Latin American folktales and legends, none are more prolific and well-known as that of La Llorona. Long before its latest movie incarnation, “The Curse of La Llorona” ...
10:30, 2019-05-25

Phoenix Zoo welcomes Mexican Gray Wolf pups New-born Mexican Gray Wolf pups playing. Courtesy: Phoenix Zoo Twitter PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Arizona Center for Nature Conservation announced Monday, the birth of six healthy Mexican Gray Wolf Pups at the Phoenix Zoo. This litter marks the first successful birth at the Phoenix Zoo in 20 years. ...
06:15, 2019-06-04

Mexican police protest against joining new national guard Officers of the Mexican federal police protested on Wednesday against the newly created National Guard, saying their superiors had threatened firings if they did not join the security force, in which they face pay cuts and loss of seniority benefits....
10:01, 2019-07-04

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing five crew A Mexican military helicopter engaged in fire-fighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew, the Navy said on Saturday....
01:15, 2019-05-26

Only 60% of Mexican federal police make grade for new force President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that only about 60% of Mexico’s federal police are passing physical and background exams to join the new National Guard, despite the fact they’re considered the elite of law enforcement personnel...
18:30, 2019-07-09

What might we find in the Red Dead Redemption 2 online Mexican territory? Red Dead Redemption 2's single player mode is a great game. And to be fair to developer Rockstar Games, recent updates to Red Dead Redemption 2's online mode have made it much better (although sadly my 15th suggestion remains unfulfilled)....
23:15, 2019-06-27

Mexican president expects immigration tariff deal with US soon Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday he believes a deal is close that would end the Trump administration's threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in response to illegal immigration....
22:30, 2019-06-04

Trump's tariff on Mexican imports startles industry Deutsche Bank estimates that if the penalty rises to the full 25 percent, GM would take a $6.3 billion hit before interest and taxes; FCA's hit would be $4.8 billion; and Ford's would be $3.3 billion....
07:45, 2019-06-03

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight amid reports that lawmakers are considering steps to block his latest trade salvo....
20:45, 2019-06-04

Mexican president's party looks set to win two state governor races Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable wins in Sunday's state elections in the first test of his popularity since taking office, with preliminary results and an exit poll showing his party taking both governorships up for grabs....
07:01, 2019-06-03

Mexican authorities send more migrants to detention center Authorities in southern Mexico have sent about 100 more migrants to a detention center amid the government’s push to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States...
22:45, 2019-06-23

Mexican police protest absorption into new National Guard Under Mexico's new National Guard, federal police officers fear they will lose pay and seniority benefits. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador created the new agency to combat gang violence....
17:15, 2019-07-04

Trump's Mexican tariffs threaten to disrupt auto sector Shares of global automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico, potentially upending a global manufacturing business model established decades ago....
21:00, 2019-05-31

U.S. tariff threats against Mexico 'unfair': Mexican foreign minister Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he would travel to Washington shortly to hold talks with U.S. officials to try to head off U.S. threats to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, calling Mexico's treatment unfair....
18:45, 2019-05-31

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

Mexican oil regulator cancels Oct auctions to pick Pemex partners Mexico's oil regulator announced on Thursday the cancellation of auctions set for October to pick joint-venture partners for national oil company Pemex in seven onshore areas....
03:30, 2019-06-14

Mexican judge issues arrest warrants for ex-Pemex CEO Lozoya, four others Mexico's attorney general's office said on Friday that a judge has issued arrest warrants for the former chief executive of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, and four more people in a graft case involving Brazilian builder Odebrecht....
18:00, 2019-07-05

UPDATE 2-Trump's Mexican tariffs could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the world's biggest buyer of U.S. energy products....
21:00, 2019-05-31

Automakers wait and worry as opposition to Mexican, other tariffs mounts Even if the Mexican tariffs are scrubbed, automakers are struggling to figure out how to operate under a president who has described himself as the "tariff man."...
13:15, 2019-06-06

U.S. Auto Makers Sweat Under Threat of Tariffs on Mexican Imports President Trump’s threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports foists fresh bad news on the U.S. auto industry, which had pinned hopes on a tentative deal reached last year to preserve free trade between the countries....
18:15, 2019-05-31

Mexican capital deploys National Guard to stem violence The mayor of the Mexican capital says the National Guard will be deployed throughout the city as the metropolis struggles to contain rising violent crime...
02:00, 2019-06-30

Mexican drug cartel operative pleads guilty in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A high-ranking figure in Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel who answered to now-imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has entered a guilty plea at a Chicago federal court. Guadalupe Fernandez Valencia pleaded guilty during a Wednesday hearing to narcotics traffick...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes fuels rising Mexican violence XALTIANGUIS, Mexico (AP) — What now passes for the law in Xaltianguis, a little town on the road to Acapulco, arrived with a car bomb and butchery. A heavily armed vigilante force took over the town in the Mexican state of Guerrero last month by driving out a rival band, blowing up a car with gas cy...
08:00, 2019-06-21

Mexican megachurch leader returns to court in sex abuse case LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader of Mexican megachurch La Luz del Mundo returns to court in a child rape and human trafficking case. Naasón Joaquín García and his co-defendants are scheduled to appear in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday for an arraignment and bail review hearing. They were arrested...
08:00, 2019-06-21

Mexican officials hope to avert U.S. tariffs in last-ditch talks Mexican officials will seek to persuade the White House in talks hosted by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that their government has done enough to stem immigration and avoid looming tariffs....
15:30, 2019-06-05

Africans among migrants trekking to Mexican border — in record numbers More than 500 African migrants were found walking in groups across the Rio Grande — more than double the total of 211 African migrants who were detained by the Border Patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border in the 2018 fiscal year....
05:45, 2019-06-17

White House adviser says tariffs on Mexican goods may not be needed White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Wednesday a U.S. plan to impose tariffs on Mexican goods may not have to take effect, offering a glimmer of hope for Mexico and American businesses concerned that the levies could badly hit both consumers and companies....
17:45, 2019-06-05

Trump Announces Tariffs on All Mexican Imports to Crack Down on Migrants (WASHINGTON) — In a surprise announcement that could compromise a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U....
13:45, 2019-05-31

Possible Mexican retaliatory tariff list excludes U.S. corn: sources Mexico has prepared a list of U.S. products that could be hit in retaliation for possible Trump administration tariffs, with a focus on Republican-leaning agricultural states but excluding corn, one of Mexico's biggest imports, officials said on Wednesday....
00:15, 2019-06-06

State elections set to offer relief for harried Mexican president Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable election wins on Sunday in the first test of his popularity since taking office, despite a weak economy, rampant violence and troubled relations with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Historic Andy Ruiz win jolts elation among Mexican Americans Andy Ruiz Jr. has become a folk hero overnight after becoming the first Mexican American heavyweight champion        ...
20:15, 2019-06-05

Mexican officials blame federal police strike on opposition Mexican government officials are blaming the political opposition, corrupt federal police and outside players for a revolt by officers who are opposed to being absorbed into the new National Guard...
05:15, 2019-07-05

Rotting seaweed sours beaches at Mexican tourist hotspots Visitors to some of the most luxurious beaches in Mexico have been faced with stinking mounds of rotting seaweed and muddy-brown waters thanks to an enormous build-up of algae on the shoreline....
00:30, 2019-06-28

UPDATE 4-Trump's Mexican tariffs could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. consumers and refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the world's biggest buyer of U.S. energy products....
08:45, 2019-06-01

Mexican president announces plan to provide 40,000 jobs to migrants Mexico is finalizing a deal to provide 40,000 factory jobs to migrants in northern states, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday, addressing a key need for the thousands waiting in Mexico as their U.S. asylum cases are decided....
23:15, 2019-06-28

Stocks dive after Trump imposes tariffs on Mexican imports President Trump’s expanded trade war is giving Wall Street — and avocado lovers — the shakes. Traders rushed to sell stocks Friday after President Donald Trump threatened to levy escalating tariffs on Mexican imports by June 10, a trade tax that could increase costs for everything from cars, to avoc...
08:00, 2019-06-01

Hail storm buries parts of Mexican city of Guadalajara in ice A freak hail storm has struck parts of Mexico's Guadalajara, leaving up to 2 meters (2 yards) of ice on the streets. The summer temperatures had hit 30 degrees Centigrade in the days leading up to the storm....
08:45, 2019-07-01

Mexican authorities find wreckage of plane carrying 13 people The wreckage of a missing private plane carrying 13 people has been found in a mountainous area in the northern state of Coahuila, the state's public security department said....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Auto sector scrambles after Trump threatens Mexican tariffs Global auto and parts manufacturers scrambled on Friday to make contingency plans and look at ways of speeding some deliveries after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on all Mexican imports starting early next month....
01:15, 2019-06-01

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

Mexican judge issues arrest warrants for ex-Pemex CEO Lozoya, 4 others Mexico's attorney general's office said on Friday that a judge has issued arrest warrants for the former chief executive of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, and four more people in a graft case involving Brazilian builder Odebrecht....
17:00, 2019-07-05

Mexican president responds to Trump’s threat to impose tariffs Mexico’s president suggested he was open to tightening immigration controls following a threat from President Trump to impose tariffs if the US’s southern neighbor doesn’t put an end to illegal immigration to the States. Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador also said Saturday that a delega...
08:45, 2019-06-02

Mexican church leader charged in horrific child sex ring The leader of a Mexican fundamentalist Christian church that boasts more than one million worldwide followers was busted in Los Angeles on charges of human trafficking, child rape, child pornography and other crimes, officials said. Naasón Joaquín García, the head of La Luz Del Mundo, was charged Tu...
16:45, 2019-06-05

Trump plan for new Mexican tariffs brings business protests WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pushing past protests from U.S. businesses and Mexico to double down on his threat to slap a 5% tariff on Mexican imports unless America’s southern neighbor cracks down on Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. U.S...
07:15, 2019-06-01

Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico....
01:45, 2019-06-19

Mexican foreign minister cites advances in U.S. immigration talks Mexican officials have made some advances in their talks with U.S. officials to address the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday after meetings at the U.S. State Department....
21:45, 2019-06-06

Mexican minister resigns after causing 38-minute flight delay Josefa González Blanco asked Aeroméxico executive to ground plane to wait for herMexico’s environment minister has been forced to resign after causing a flight she was about to miss to be delayed by 38 minutes, in direct contravention of her president’s populist promises to rule for the people.Josef...
20:15, 2019-05-27

Mexican peso rebounds on report that the US may delay Mexico tariffs The Mexican peso fell nearly 1% against the dollar after two ratings agencies lowered their credit outlook on the country amid the heightened trade tensions....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Wall Street rises with hopes of Mexican tariffs delay Wall Street's main indexes closed higher after a choppy session on Thursday as investors grew more optimistic on trade after reports that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
01:15, 2019-06-07

Mexican church leader’s lawyers fault prosecutor’s remarks LOS ANGELES (AP) — New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California’s attorney general may have tainted a potential jury. Attorneys Ken Rosenfeld and Allen Sawyer say La Luz del Mundo leader Naasón Joaquín García an...
21:30, 2019-06-07

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says accounts 'improperly' frozen by government Altos Hornos de Mexico, one of Mexico's largest steelmakers, said on Monday that the Finance Ministry's Financial Intelligence Unit had "improperly" frozen its bank accounts....
03:15, 2019-05-28

Wall Street rises with hope of Mexican tariff delay Wall Street's main indexes added to gains in a choppy session on Thursday, as investors showed some optimism on trade after Bloomberg reported that the United States is considering delaying imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
21:45, 2019-06-06

Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in U.S. courts....
16:30, 2019-05-28

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in American courts....
18:15, 2019-05-28

U.S. mulls delaying threatened tariffs on Mexican products: Bloomberg The United States is considering delaying the imposition of tariffs on Mexican products that President Donald Trump has threatened to put in place on Monday to allow for more time for talks between the two nations, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing unidentified people familiar with the mat...
21:45, 2019-06-06

Mexican president set to extend power in state votes, despite wobbles Mexico's leftist president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is poised to hammer a fractured opposition this weekend in the first electoral test of his strength since taking office, despite presiding over an economy in reverse and rising violence....
18:15, 2019-05-28

Trump to impose 5% tariff on Mexican imports over illegal immigration President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States will impose a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico starting on June 10 until illegal immigration across the southern border is stopped....
02:45, 2019-05-31

Mexican president reiterates desire to avoid conflict with Trump Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday reiterated his desire to avoid confrontation with the U.S. government and to stay friends with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump amid the threat of a trade war over migration....
02:45, 2019-06-08

Trump threatens tariffs on Mexican imports over illegal immigration Donald Trump has said he will place a tariff on all imported goods from Mexico until the neighbouring nation to the US does more to combat illegal immigration....
11:45, 2019-05-31

Mexican president says he offered friendly relations with Trump in call Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Saturday he spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump, offering him friendly ties and a commitment to dialogue, a day after a deal was reached that avoided tariffs on Mexican goods threatened by the U.S. leader....
04:00, 2019-06-09

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
02:45, 2019-07-03

New hope for Mexican Grand Prix to keep its Formula 1 calendar spot Sergio Perez remains pessimistic about the future of his home Formula 1 race, but there are indications that the Mexican Grand Prix will be reprieved...
23:15, 2019-05-26

Mexican finance minister quits with scathing resignation letter Mexico's finance minister, Carlos Urzúa, quit abruptly on Tuesday, with a letter of resignation that appeared highly critical of the current administration, and raised questions about the president's much-vaunted promise to reduce corruption....
05:45, 2019-07-10

Mexican power company CFE says pipeline firms agree to renegotiate The head of Mexico's national power company CFE said on Tuesday that he has met with companies involved in a natural gas pipeline dispute that has escalated towards international arbitration and that they agreed to renegotiate the contracts...
18:30, 2019-07-02

Mexican president expecting ‘good results’ on immigration from US-Mexico talks Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Saturday that he expects “good results” from upcoming talks in Washington and suggested he is open to reinforcing efforts to stem illegal immigration, according to reports....
08:00, 2019-06-02

Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Facebook's Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico....
05:30, 2019-06-19

How Canadian Ford dealerships helped bust a Mexican meth shipment Police say roughly 400 pounds of meth were prevented from circulating in Canada when staff at Ford dealerships across Ontario and Quebec began noticing ill-fitting spare tires packed with drugs inside the trucks of vehicles shipped from Mexico....
20:30, 2019-06-17

Justices to Hear Case of U.S. Agent’s Shooting of Teenager Across the Mexican Border The Supreme Court also issued a decision limiting suits against the police by people claiming retaliatory arrests for exercising their First Amendment rights....
21:45, 2019-05-28

In blow to Mexican president, finance minister quits over economic 'extremism' Mexico's moderate Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday with a letter that shocked markets by citing "extremism" in economic policy, before President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador quickly named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
00:30, 2019-07-10

Shallow Mexican seabed traps tsunamis so they strike land repeatedly A tsunami kept pinging back and forth for three days after being triggered by the 8 September 2017 Mexico earthquake, posing even more risk to human life...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico....
21:45, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construction contracts in June for a planned oil refinery in the southern state of Tabasco....
00:45, 2019-06-03

Mexican president says Pemex secures $8 billion multi-bank loan Mexican state oil company Pemex [PEMX.UL] signed an $8 billion syndicated loan with more than 20 banks to renew credit lines and refinance liabilities, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday....
00:30, 2019-06-28

How Ford dealerships in Canada helped bust a Mexican meth shipment Police say roughly 400 pounds of meth were prevented from circulating in Canada when staff at Ford dealerships across Ontario and Quebec began noticing ill-fitting spare tires packed with drugs inside the trunks of vehicles shipped from Mexico....
07:00, 2019-06-18

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firm, Mexican assets hit by poor GDP data Most Latin American currencies climbed on Friday as the dollar weakened, but Mexico's peso and stocks underperformed after data showed that its economy shrank in the first quarter. Regional currencies, except for Mexico's, rose between 0.2% and 0.6% as the greenback slipped after orders for U.S....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Mexican church leader held in LA on child rape and trafficking charges Light of the World ‘apostle’ Joaquín García arrested at airportAllegations concern three girls and a woman in 2015-2018The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the US that claims more than 1 million followers, has been charged with human traf...
19:00, 2019-06-05

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso firms on deal to avoid U.S. tariffs The Mexican peso was on track on Monday to post its biggest one-day percentage gain of 2019 after the country struck a migration deal with the United States to avoid higher tariffs on its exports, although a firm dollar kept other Latin American currencies under pressure. The peso, which has she...
00:00, 2019-06-11

Trump ‘deadly serious’ about imposing tariffs on Mexican imports: White House Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports next week in a dispute over illegal immigration....
20:00, 2019-06-02

Ex-Pemex CEO focused on graft, Mexican anti-money laundering czar says The former chief executive of Mexican national oil company Pemex focused on enriching himself though acts of corruption which led to massive losses for the firm, the head the finance ministry's financial intelligence unit said on Tuesday....
19:30, 2019-05-28

United Nations urges Canada to take more Mexican migrants from Central America The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people....
16:45, 2019-05-26

Mexican foreign secretary says country still has ‘dignity intact’ after tariff deal Marcelo Ebrard, who helped negotiate the deal in Washington D.C., said when he arrived back home and gave the president his report, he told Lopez Obrador: "There are no tariffs, Mr. President, we emerged with our dignity intact."...
14:45, 2019-06-09

Mexican man faces federal charges in Texas crash that left 6 dead Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno is accused of driving a vehicle that was found in ditch on June 5. Six people died and several more were injured.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-09

Mexican troop deployment may halt Guatemala’s thriving raft industry TECÚN UMAN, GUATEMALA — Clutching a folder holding his ID documents, Steven Martinez stood uncertainly in no man’s land — the middle of the Rodolfo Robles bridge connecting Guatemala to Mexico — in this frontier outpost named for a Mayan warrior. Martinez, a Honduran migrant, was determined to cross...
01:45, 2019-06-09

Mexican police revolt against plans to absorb officers into new National Guard Hundreds of federal police blocked highways in and around the Mexican capital Wednesday in open revolt against plans to absorb the officers into the newly formed National Guard....
04:30, 2019-07-04

Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on imports from Mexico to pressure it to clamp down on rising numbers of migrants entering the United States....
00:45, 2019-06-05

Trump rips ‘creep’ Chuck Schumer over tweet about Mexican tariffs President Trump blasted Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer as a “creep” in an early morning tweet after Schumer said Tuesday that he believed the president was bluffing about proposed immigration-related tariffs on Mexican imports. Trump sent the tweet on Wednesday morning from London at about 1:0...
05:15, 2019-06-05

At least 60 percent of Mexican police officers cannot pass tests for new force, president says President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday that only about 60 percent of Mexico's federal police are passing physical and background exams to join the new National Guard, despite the fact they're considered the elite of law enforcement personnel....
19:15, 2019-07-09

Mexican activist shot dead before vote on power project he opposed Environmental campaigners against electric plant and pipeline say Samir Flores Soberanes’s murder is a ‘political crime’A Mexican environmental activist has been murdered before a referendum on a controversial thermal-electric plant and pipeline that he opposed.Samir Flores Soberanes, an indigenous ...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigating the death of a young woman in an alleged shooting of Salvadoran migrants by police last week....
04:45, 2019-06-20

Mexican foreign minister warns U.S. of dire economic consequences of tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, who spoke at a news conference in Washington, said the threat by President Trump would have no impact on Mexico’s immigration policy....
07:30, 2019-06-04

Mexican officials to meet Pence in last-ditch talks to avert tariffs Mexican officials will seek to persuade the White House in talks hosted by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that their government has done enough to stem immigration and avoid looming tariffs....
07:30, 2019-06-05

Trump tariffs on Mexican goods could cost US more than 400,000 jobs: Economic study Trump's plan to impose a 5% tariff on Mexican goods could cost the U.S. more than 400,000 jobs and hit Texas especially hard, a new analysis says....
01:15, 2019-06-04

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

Mexican finance minister's resignation 'unexpected, negative,' says Goldman Sachs The resignation of Mexico's finance minister is "an unexpected and negative development," Goldman Sachs wrote in a note to investors on Tuesday, adding that the move hinted at "significant policy and inter-personal frictions" in the government....
20:15, 2019-07-09

Mexican Business Leaders Express Relief at Deal to Avoid Tariffs Mexico’s business leaders breathed a sigh of relief after the Trump administration dropped its threat to impose tariffs, avoiding further risk to an economy that was already showing signs of fragility....
21:45, 2019-06-08

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigration and avoid punitive tariffs on all Mexican exports to the U.S. Announcements...
13:15, 2019-06-03

Violent Mexican Border City Opens Its Doors To US Asylum Seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, US and Mexican......
16:15, 2019-07-10

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

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

Corona brewer CEO says 'We'd always be ready' if Trump levies tariffs on Mexican beer Constellation Brands CEO Bill Newlands said Friday that the brewer of Corona and Modelo would be ready if President Donald Trump put tariffs on Mexican beer....
23:15, 2019-06-28

Mexican president optimistic for deal with White House to avoid tariffs Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday he remained optimistic that a deal with the Trump administration could be reached to avoid new tariffs on Mexican goods, which are set to go into effect Monday. U.S. and Mexican officials are meeting Thursday in Washington, D.C., for their ...
21:15, 2019-06-06

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based church charged with multiple counts of human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
01:00, 2019-06-07

Tariff talks 'have begun,' top officials meet Wednesday: Mexican minister Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said he started negotiating with officials in Washington on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on imports of Mexican products but face-to-face talks will not happen until next week....
23:45, 2019-05-31

Dow, stocks end lower on threat of tariffs on Mexican imports and recession fears The Dow closed lower Friday as stock investors were spooked by Trump's tariff hikes on Mexican goods and renewed recession fears.        ...
00:15, 2019-06-01

Stephen Colbert on Trump’s cancelled Mexican tariffs: ‘The Lyin’ King’ Late-night hosts focused on the reports of the true origins behind the new Mexican border security agreementLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s cancelled plan to impose tariffs with Mexico and the reports that contradicted the president’s version of events. Continue reading......
20:45, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Mexican official says government has one year to save Pemex rating The Mexican government has one year to restore the investment grade credit rating of national oil company Pemex, presidential chief of staff Alfonso Romo said on Tuesday, after Fitch downgraded the company last week....
18:15, 2019-06-11

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequences....
04:15, 2019-06-01

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Trump's Mexican tariffs could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. consumers and refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the world's biggest buyer of U.S. energy products....
02:00, 2019-06-01

World stocks, oil jump amid optimism over Mexican tariffs delay Major world stock indexes and oil prices jumped on Thursday as investor optimism grew following a report that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
01:15, 2019-06-07

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

UPDATE 1-Moody's flags risks to Mexican economy, criticizes policymaking Unpredictable policymaking by the Mexican government and challenges facing debt-laden state oil firm Pemex are clouding the economic and fiscal outlook for Latin America's no. 2 economy, rating agency Moody's Investors Service said on Monday....
18:01, 2019-06-17

Violent Mexican border city opens its doors to U.S. asylum seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, U.S. and Mexican officials said....
10:45, 2019-07-10

Mexican president hints at migration concessions to defuse U.S. trade spat Mexico's president on Saturday hinted his country could tighten migration controls to defuse U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, and said he expected "good results" from talks planned in Washington next week....
19:15, 2019-06-01

Mexican leader admits shortcomings on security at launch of new police force Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday his 7-month-old government had yet to make progress in tackling record levels of violence afflicting the country as he launched a new militarized police force tasked with fixing the problem....
22:45, 2019-06-30

Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexican imports could impact global auto industry From Mazda Motor Corp in Japan to Volkswagen AG in Germany to General Motors Co in the United States, carmaker stocks took a hit as a new front opened in the global trade war....
23:30, 2019-05-31

A year after election triumph, Mexican president faces flak from business groups Mexico's president drew sharp rebukes about his performance from major business lobbies on Monday, the one-year anniversary of his landslide election that ousted a long-ruling party and shook investor nerves over the leftist's anti-establishment approach....
08:15, 2019-07-02

Attorney calls California charges against Mexican church leader 'high-tech hit job' The head of a Mexico-based church charged in Los Angeles with multiple sex crimes, including rape of a minor and a woman, is the victim of false accusations in a "high-tech hit job", his attorney said on Friday....
09:15, 2019-06-08

Stocks drop as trade dims earnings outlook; Mexican peso tumbles A gauge of stock markets around the world fell on Tuesday as trade tensions weighed on the outlook for corporate earnings, while Mexico's peso tumbled after the country's finance minister resigned....
23:15, 2019-07-09

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firms, Mexican peso claws back some ground Latin American currencies firmed on Tuesday against a softer dollar, and Mexico's peso outperformed most regional peers, after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell alluded to the possibility of cutting borrowing costs. Stocks across Latin America gained modestly. Powell said the Fed will...
22:45, 2019-06-04

Migrants describe overcrowded Mexican detention centers as Trump ratchets up pressure Mexico's immigration centers are becoming increasingly squalid and overcrowded as authorities step up the detention of migrants headed for the United States, with inmates languishing for weeks amid medical neglect, according to detainees, lawyers and rights groups....
18:30, 2019-06-23

Mexican Police Revolt Against Plans to Join Newly-Formed National Guard MEXICO CITY — Hundreds of federal police blocked highways in and around the Mexican capital Wednesday in open revolt against plans to absorb the officers into the newly formed National Guard, a move that the police fear could upend their jobs. The protests came as the government officially beg...
02:00, 2019-07-04

Mexican president says country will 'overcome' Trump threats, urges national unity Mexico's president said on Friday he would respond with "great prudence" to threats by his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to impose tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, and called on Mexicans to unite to face the challenge....
17:15, 2019-05-31

Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday....
23:45, 2019-05-31

As U.S. tariff deadline on Mexican goods looms, Pence to host talks on Wednesday U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will host Mexican leaders at the White House on Wednesday for talks aimed at pressuring authorities to clamp down on migrants heading for the southern U.S. border, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday....
23:30, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-U.S. Chamber of Commerce mulls challenge of Trump tariffs on Mexican goods The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is looking at ways to challenge U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods, including legal options, an official with the influential business lobbying group said on Friday as a broad swath of industries reeled in response to a plan announced by U.S President Donald Trump on Thursday...
18:45, 2019-05-31

Meet the real-life action hero taking on a Mexican drug cartel Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb removes his AR-15 from the safety guard in his white Silverado pick-up and heads into the brush off a lonely stretch of freeway in search of bad guys — human traffickers and drug smugglers who have made the area around this small desert city a dangerous criminal hub. L...
22:00, 2019-06-29

WRAPUP 7-Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on imports from Mexico to pressure it to clamp down on rising numbers of migrants entering the United States....
00:45, 2019-06-05

Exclusive: Pemex study details 'severe' air quality impact from Mexican refinery A flagship refinery planned by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador would have a "severe" impact on air quality and emissions could spread to nearby towns, according to an environmental study produced by state oil company Pemex and reviewed by Reuters....
19:15, 2019-06-27

UPDATE 2-El Salvador rejects Mexican tycoon Slim's bid for local Telefonica unit El Salvador's competition authority on Tuesday said it had rejected a bid by Mexican telecoms company America Movil to acquire the local unit of Spanish rival Telefonica, arguing the planned takeover did not meet anti-trust requirements....
22:30, 2019-05-21

SoftBank exec sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
05:00, 2019-05-22

Trump's Mexican tariffs test limits of U.S. emergency powers: legal experts U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to impose a tariff on all Mexican goods to push Mexico to halt a surge in illegal immigrants is likely to be challenged in court and will test the scope of the president's emergency powers....
03:00, 2019-06-01

SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
12:45, 2019-05-22

Trump ignores backlash, doubles down on threat to impose tariffs on Mexican imports U.S. manufacturers said the tariff, set to take effect June 10, would have devastating consequences on them and American consumers. U.S. stocks tumbled on Wall Street in response to Trump’s planned action....
18:30, 2019-06-01

Steel Executive Seized in Spain in Mexican Corruption Case Tied to Pemex Spanish police arrested the chairman of a leading Mexican steelmaker on Tuesday as part of a widening probe into alleged bribery linked to the sale of a fertilizer plant by the steel firm to state-run oil giant Petróleos Mexicanos....
12:15, 2019-05-29

Instant View: Mexican finance minister quits, deputy named successor Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday, a blow to the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
00:30, 2019-07-10

Mexican greats inspire Andy Ruiz ahead of Anthony Joshua showdown 'Being a little chubby kid, underestimated and told I’m not going to be nothing, to do something is going to be good.' Andy Ruiz receives encouragement from Canelo and Chavez The post Mexican greats inspire Andy Ruiz ahead of Anthony Joshua showdown appeared first on Boxing News....
16:45, 2019-05-29

Mexican foreign secretary denies Trump’s claim of secret concessions in agreement Three days after U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, the two countries appear unable to agree on exactly what’s in it....
03:45, 2019-06-11

Mexican minister to meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary to discuss Trump’s tariff threat President Donald Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs of 5% on Mexican goods, that would gradually increase to 25%, if Mexico did not stem migration north....
20:00, 2019-06-02

Trump tariffs could sink Mexican peso to lowest point this year: analysts The Mexican peso could sink next week to its lowest point of the year if U.S. President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to slap Mexican imports with tariffs, according to a Reuters poll of analysts and traders....
01:15, 2019-06-07

EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam FX firm; Mexican peso awaits tariff news from third day of talks Most Latin American currencies firmed on Friday as the dollar was pressured by much weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data, while Mexico's peso was little changed ahead of trade and migration talks between Mexico and United States set to resume for a third day. The greenback slid after data showed ...
17:45, 2019-06-07

Skirt or trousers? Mexican gender-neutral school uniform plan creates stir A proposal to allow children in Mexico City to decide whether to wear skirts or trousers to school has caused a swirl of controversy in a country long regarded as a bastion of Roman Catholic family values....
00:45, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 2-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday....
08:45, 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday....
02:00, 2019-06-01

Immigration officials see drastic rise in number of Africans illegally crossing US-Mexican border Many of the migrants came from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, and Cameroon to escape violence and dictatorial leadership. The majority have since left San Antonio for other cities throughout the country....
02:30, 2019-06-13

Supreme Court to hear case of Mexican teenager killed by border patrol agent The question before the justices in the case is when federal law enforcement officers can be sued for civil rights violations in cases where there is no other legal remedy....
20:00, 2019-05-28

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies rise, Mexican peso up before top level U.S.-Mexico meeting Mexico's peso rose on Wednesday ahead of a meeting of top officials from Mexico and the United States to discuss migration issues, while most other Latin American currencies also firmed as rising expectations of a rate cut by the U.S. central bank dented the dollar. After declining early in the...
17:30, 2019-06-05

Speaker Pelosi Slams President Trump for Mexican Foreign Policy ‘Temper Tantrum’ President Donald Trump’s deal with Mexico to get help on the border in exchange for withdrawing the threat of U.S. import tariffs got a quick thumbs-down from Nancy Pelosi. The House Speaker released a statement early Saturday saying Trump had “undermined America’s preeminent leade...
22:45, 2019-06-08

Mike Pence to deliver Trump's demands to Mexican officials as tariff deadline looms High-stakes negotiations could determine whether Trump goes through with threat of 5% tariffs on Mexico, which he has blamed for the migrant crisis.        ...
18:30, 2019-06-05

President Trump announces new 5% tariff on Mexican goods to pressure country to halt flow of migrants NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump said Thursday night that the United States would impose a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods starting next month until “such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our Country, STOP.” Trump said on Twitter that the tariffs woul...
02:15, 2019-05-31

Mexican president lashes out at Trump in angry letter, says he turned U.S. into anti-immigrant country 'overnight' Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed back at President Donald Trump's move to impose a blanket 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods in a letter on Thursday that was alternately angry and philosophical....
00:00, 2019-06-01

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent campaign seeking to preserve the city's civil liberties....
21:30, 2019-07-10

Protesters oppose new Louisiana abortion law Not long after hundreds of demonstrators protested abortion bans outside the Louisiana State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, the state’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy. (May 30)        ...
06:45, 2019-05-31

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened to include authorities’ response to last week’s mass demonstrations....
14:30, 2019-06-21

March of the under 10s – generation growing up as protesters Research says those born since 2010 are expert at spotting fake news and handling technology Political protest, spotting fake news and taking control of new technology comes naturally to the UK’s under 10s, the so-called Alpha generation and the first cohort born into the fully-fledged social media ...
10:45, 2019-06-19

Protesters take to Brazil's streets – in pictures Tens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have marched throughout the vast South American country in protest against ultraconservative president Jair Bolsonaro’s cuts to education, including moves to dramatically reduce funding for federal universitiesStudents protest across Brazil over ...
12:15, 2019-05-31

Georgian protesters try to break into parliament TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters have tried to storm the parliament building in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi and are calling for the government’s resignation. The unrest was sparked by the appearance Thursday of Russian legislator Sergei Gavrilov in the building as part of an...
22:30, 2019-06-20

| Algerian protesters rally despite arrests Hundreds of Algerian protesters gathered in the capital despite a spate of arrests ahead of the latest weekly rally since the April 2 resignation of longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, AFP correspondents said....
20:15, 2019-06-22

Protesters Say Hong Kong Leader Must Do More Opponents of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam vowed further protests, dealing a setback to her attempt to quash unrest sparked by a bill that would legalize extradition to China....
13:15, 2019-07-10

Seven killed as protesters return to streets of Sudan Seven people have been killed and more than 180 wounded across Sudan as protesters returned to the streets to call for the ruling military council to hand power to the people....
06:01, 2019-07-01

The Latest: Trump protesters rally at Orlando gay bar ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on planned protests of President Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The hometown paper of the Florida city where Donald Trump is making his reelection announcement says it won’t endorse the president. The Orlando Senti...
12:15, 2019-06-19

French Protesters Hang Up Their Yellow Vests Seven months after waves of demonstrations first washed over France—bringing the government to its knees—the yellow-vest movement has run out of steam....
17:15, 2019-06-16

China's forgotten protesters: the other Tiananmens | podcast Hundreds of Chinese cities were involved in the student-led demos in 1989. The Guardian’s Lily Kuo discusses the uprisings outside of Beijing. Plus: Patrick Wintour on Saudi Arabia’s hand in Sudan’s military crackdownZhou Guocong who lived on the outskirts of Chengdu, China left home on 6 June 1989 ...
04:30, 2019-06-06

Sudan protesters announce new protests in mid-July Sudan's main opposition coalition on Monday announced plans to step up protests this month to pressure the military council to hand over power to civilians, and blamed the council for the death of nine people during Sunday's demonstrations....
23:30, 2019-07-01

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military's ouster Sudan's pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice....
15:30, 2019-06-06

Nepal protesters demand government keep away from trusts KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people have gathered in Nepal’s capital to protest proposed legislation that would allow the government to nationalize centuries-old community and religious trusts responsible for organizing festivals and ceremonies. The protesters gathered near the prime m...
12:15, 2019-06-19

Protesters tear down Zhukov bust in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Protesters have torn down a towering bust of Soviet military hero Marshal Georgy Zhukov in Ukraine’s second-largest city. Destruction of the monument in Kharkiv on Sunday came amid protests by an array of far-right and nationalist groups against an organizing session for a new po...
20:00, 2019-06-02

Laura Ingraham blasts UK 'communist' protesters On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, Fox News' Laura Ingraham criticized the contingent of communists who showed up in London to protest President Trump in the UK calling them "clueless."...
09:30, 2019-06-05

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military’s ouster KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice. The pledge comes after new clashes brought the death toll in three days of the military...
11:00, 2019-06-06

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G-20 Leaders for Help Beijing has said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the Group of 20 summit meeting. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backing....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China. (June 12)        ...
12:00, 2019-06-12

Protesters strip, get painted in Times Square NEW YORK (AP) — Several dozen people stripped naked and got their bodies painted in New York’s Times Square as part of what was billed as a protest against “divisiveness.” The event Saturday was organized by body artist Andy Golub. He has staged similar nude Times Square protests i...
23:01, 2019-06-15

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters: What Is the End Game? We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still some unity in the face of mainland China’s encroaching influence, but it is less clear how this leaderless protest movement will advance....
12:30, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil society, while resisting intervention from Beijing. William Yang reports....
13:00, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong's Next-Gen Protesters: 'We Can't Stay Out of the Way Anymore' The demonstrators who have jammed Hong Kong’s streets over the past week or more have been overwhelmingly young and impatient about shaping the future of the city they love....
11:45, 2019-06-17

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as coming from mainland China....
05:30, 2019-06-21

Protesters Disrupt Amazon Event Over Its Ties With ICE Demonstrators disrupted an Amazon event in New York, voicing opposition to the company’s ties to entities that enforce the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration....
06:45, 2019-07-12

Algerian protesters keep up pressure on country's rulers Tens of thousands Algerians gathered on Friday in the capital to demand the removal of the ruling elite, keeping up pressure for more rapid change after the end of the 20-year rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
02:45, 2019-07-06

Anti-Trump protesters to be kept away from Downing Street Met police insist on closing off section of Whitehall while US president meets Theresa MayAnti-Donald Trump protesters will be prevented from marching in front of Downing Street after police said the southern part of Whitehall should be completely closed off while the US president is meeting Theresa...
18:15, 2019-05-31

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and joined the protests out of a desire for change. (May 31)        ...
20:30, 2019-05-31

The Latest: US, UK condemn ‘attacks’ on Sudan protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the Sudanese military’s moves against a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local) 10:20 a.m. The U.S. Embassy in Sudan is calling on Sudanese security forces to stop their “attacks against protesters and other civilians.” The embassy ...
11:15, 2019-06-03

Sudanese protesters: Forces kill 1 outside Khartoum's sit-in A Sudanese medical union says at least one person has been shot dead by security forces near a sit-in outside the military's headquarters in the capital, Khartoum....
16:15, 2019-06-02

Protesters set fire to U.S. Embassy in Honduras in second day of demonstrations Protesters torched the access gate to the U.S. Embassy in the Honduran capital on Friday during a second day of major protests against President Juan Orlando Hernandez....
04:15, 2019-06-01

Sudanese protesters: Forces kill 1 outside Khartoum’s sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese medical union says at least one person has been shot dead by security forces near a sit-in outside the military’s headquarters in the capital, Khartoum. The Sudan Doctors Committee says the shooting took place late Saturday on Nile Street and that at least 11 ...
13:45, 2019-06-02

Extinction Rebellion protesters appear in court in London More than 30 activists have been charged with a range of public order offences More than 30 Extinction Rebellion protesters have appeared in court in London charged with a range of public order offences.The charges relate to demonstrations led by the movement in April – when thousands of people bloc...
12:15, 2019-07-13

Climate protesters arrested outside Swiss banks Environmental activists, seeking to pressure Swiss banks into halting the financing of fossil fuels, blocked entrances to Credit Suisse in Zurich and UBS in Basel on Monday before police intervened and arrested some protesters....
17:00, 2019-07-08

Algerian protesters push for reforms, man tries to burn himself A man sought unsuccessfully to set himself on fire on Friday as tens of thousands of Algerians rallied to push for reforms and the departure of the ruling elite....
19:30, 2019-07-12

Thirty years after Tiananmen, protesters' goals further away than ever Three decades after China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square, increased government suppression of rights activism has pushed the demonstrators' original goals further away than ever....
02:45, 2019-06-02

Trump protesters, supporters mark July 4 in DC Trump supporters and protesters took to the National Mall Thursday, where they had plenty to say about the president's plans to command the stage at the Lincoln Memorial against the backdrop of a show of military muscle. (July 4)        ...
11:30, 2019-07-05

Hong Kong protesters march in new outpouring of grievances Protesters in Hong Kong demand investigation of complaints of police violence, resignation of territory’s leader in new outpouring of grievances against government...
14:30, 2019-07-14

Police and protesters clash in second Hong Kong town Standoff in Sha Tin over extradition bill comes one day after unrest in Sheung ShuiClashes have erupted again between police and protesters in Hong Kong after a demonstration against a controversial extradition bill, this time in Sha Tin, a bustling town between Hong Kong island and the border with ...
16:30, 2019-07-14

Hong Kong protesters condemned after being rushed by police Police in Hong Kong have gained back control of a government building by firing tear gas and charging at demonstrators after protests turned violent....
03:45, 2019-07-02

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Harrison discusses covering the demonstrations and what could happen next. Plus: Angie Zelter on why she doesn’t regret being arrested at an Extinction R...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-nation bloc elects a new parliament. From Portugal to Finland, from Italy to Britain, students followed the call of Swedis...
23:45, 2019-05-24

Kazakhstan elects Tokayev president; 500 protesters arrested Police arrested hundreds of protesters in Kazakhstan as the country elected incumbent Kassym Jomart-Tokayev president with more than 70 percent of the vote, according to authorities....
16:30, 2019-06-10

Protesters demand firing of Utah cop who pulled gun on child WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — Dozens of protesters have gathered outside a police agency in northern Utah to demand the firing of an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child last week. Organizers of the demonstration outside police headquarters in Woods Cross north of Salt Lake City said Friday ...
22:30, 2019-06-15

Swiss police use tear gas on Cameroon opposition protesters BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say officers used tear gas to disperse Cameroon opposition protesters trying to reach a Geneva hotel where the Central African nation’s long-time leader is staying. A spokesman for Geneva police said about 250 protesters took part in the demonstration Saturday near t...
17:45, 2019-06-29

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
01:00, 2019-05-23

Auschwitz protesters get prison time for naked stunt WARSAW, Poland — On a cold day in March 2017, a group of young adults stripped naked at the former Auschwitz death camp and chained themselves together to the “Arbeit Macht Frei” gate as one man plunged a knife into a sheep’s body over and over again. The two organizers of the stun...
03:15, 2019-05-29

| WATCH: Chaos as Hong Kong protesters take over parliament It started with an attempt Monday by hundreds of protesters to force a street vendor's trolley through the glass frontage of Hong Kong's parliament building....
23:45, 2019-07-01

In Sudan, protesters log victory but military still calls the shots The Sudanese military and civilian opposition have agreed on democratic elections in three years' time. Meanwhile, they're supposed to share power in a council. But will they? And can they without more violence?...
17:30, 2019-07-06

Climate protesters block cruise ship in Kiel Police called in the special forces to deal with climate protesters in the northern German port of Kiel. About 50 people blocked the departure of the vessel, saying that "cruises kill climate."...
05:30, 2019-06-10

Sudan protesters cancels marches in wake of agreement Sudan’s pro-democracy movement revised its protest schedule for the next week, after it reached a power-sharing deal with the ruling military council...
18:45, 2019-07-06

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation, saying it only took action "after repeated but futile warnings."...
07:30, 2019-07-08

The Latest: Protesters move from street to government office HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 11 a.m. Joshua Wong, a leading figure in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, has vowed to join the latest protests after he was released from prison. Wong’s release Monday c...
05:15, 2019-06-17

| Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience on July 14 Sudanese protest leaders called for a one-day nationwide "civil disobedience" campaign on July 14, in an announcement a day after they organised mass protests against the ruling generals that rocked the country....
16:00, 2019-07-02

Indonesia election: Protesters clash with police in Jakarta Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protest in the streets of Jakarta. Subianto's campaign has said it would challenge the election results....
05:45, 2019-05-22

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Association had called on people to stay home Sunday in p...
14:15, 2019-06-09

Protesters Mass in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiautonomous territory....
08:45, 2019-06-09

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday....
11:15, 2019-05-22

Protesters demand firing of Utah cop who pulled gun on 10-year-old WOODS CROSS, Utah — About 100 protesters gathered outside a police agency in northern Utah to demand an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child last week be fired. The crowd carried Black Lives Matter signs Friday evening and others protesting the incident, including one that said “H...
07:00, 2019-06-17

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as talks remain deadlocked....
14:45, 2019-05-28

A Year On, Anti-Vedanta Protesters Still Await Justice A year after police killed 13 people protesting against pollution from a copper smelter in the hardscrabble southern port city, tensions within the community and between residents and the police are......
05:30, 2019-05-22

Trump protesters rally at gay bar blocks from arena speech ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform. Organizers of the “Win With Love Rally” say Trump’s announcement in Orlando on T...
10:00, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader says sorry as protesters insist she quits Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam apologized to its people on Sunday as an estimated 1 million-plus black-clad protesters insisted that she resign over her handling of a bill that would allow citizens to be sent to mainland China for trial....
21:00, 2019-06-16

Pakistani MP surrenders after deadly clash between protesters and military A Pakistani lawmaker who escaped a deadly clash between the military and activists over the weekend was arrested on Thursday after surrendering to authorities, according to an elder in his constituency that borders Afghanistan....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Neo-Nazi jailed for killing woman after ploughing car into protesters A SELF-described neo-Nazi who murdered a woman when he crashed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters after a 2017 white supremacist rally has been sentenced to life in prison....
02:30, 2019-06-29

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests A march on Sunday in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong came one day after clashes broke out between police officers and protesters in a town near mainland China....
11:30, 2019-07-14

Protesters, police clash in Indonesian capital after election The protesters tried to force their way into the downtown offices of the election supervisory agency late Tuesday and clashes have continued since then....
15:30, 2019-05-22

Indonesian police fire tear gas to disperse protesters Indonesian police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results confirmed President Joko Widodo's re-election, a Reuters witness said....
23:45, 2019-05-21

Sudanese protesters demand justice following mass killings Crowds gather in Khartoum and other cities after deaths of over 120 peaceful demonstratorsTens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of towns and cities across Sudan on Saturday calling for justice for pro-democracy protesters killed by security forces in weeks of unrest.Crowds filled ma...
00:15, 2019-07-14

Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ for killed protesters Thousands of Sudanese have flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in...
22:45, 2019-07-13

Protesters clash with Indonesian police after election loss JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory in the Indonesian capital after the release of official election results. National Police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo said protests turned violent late Tuesday a...
02:45, 2019-05-22

Kazakh protesters dispute legitimacy of presidential vote Hundreds of protesters in Kazakhstan’s capital and main commercial city held unauthorized demonstrations against the country’s presidential election on Sunday...
17:30, 2019-06-09

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. China's central government urged an investigation into "criminal responsibility of violent offenders."...
13:00, 2019-07-02

Only a few French yellow vest protesters out for 29th week PARIS (AP) — The French yellow vest movement that has challenged President Emmanuel Macron is a shadow of itself on the 29th straight Saturday of protest marches, with just a few thousand people in the streets. The anti-government protests drew 2,600 people nationwide according to an Interior Minist...
19:45, 2019-06-01

Sudan protesters take to streets for first time since army crackdown One man reported dead as security forces block roads and fire teargas in KhartoumTens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of cities in Sudan in the first mass demonstrations since a crackdown on a protest camp early in June left at least 128 people dead.In Khartoum, the capital, protest...
22:45, 2019-06-30

Protesters Strip Outside Facebook Office Against Nudity Censorship About a 100 people stripped naked in front of Facebook's New York headquarters as part of a protest against what they view as censorship regarding Facebook and Instagram's policies around artistic......
17:45, 2019-06-03

‘If All of Us Come Out, We Can Win.’ Hong Kong Protesters Call for Even Bigger March Hong Kong activists are calling for renewed protests with an even bigger turnout this weekend after police yesterday fired tear gas and rubber bullets in an attempt to quell demonstrations amid a spiraling political crisis. A leading pro-democracy organization announced a mass march against a bill t...
15:15, 2019-06-13

Protesters shot, killed as Sudan police try to disperse sit-in Security forces have used live rounds in an operation to disperse peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a military council took over from ousted President Omar al-Bashir....
19:30, 2019-06-03

Georgia protesters return to streets despite speaker resignation Thousands took to the streets of Georgia's capital once again after anti-Russia protests the night before left hundreds injured. Russia's Vladimir Putin has also suspended flights to Georgia over the situation....
13:15, 2019-06-22

Hong Kong protesters appeal to world leaders Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of the Group of 20 major economies in Osaka, Japan, this week....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Sudan’s protesters accept roadmap for civilian rule Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted a roadmap for a civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with military rulers...
20:30, 2019-06-23

Scores more Kazakh protesters arrested despite dialogue call Kazakh police rounded up about 150 people on Wednesday as protests continued against President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev despite his call for dialogue after a disputed election....
17:30, 2019-06-12

Sudan: Dozens die as military nixes deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
12:30, 2019-06-05

Protesters Vow to Bring London to a Standstill During Trump’s Visit A big turnout is expected, as is the return of a giant orange balloon of Mr. Trump, depicted as a scowling baby in a diaper and holding a smartphone....
10:30, 2019-06-04

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blocking police HQ Protesters in Hong Kong have dispersed after the overnight siege of police headquarters, disappointed that their demands for the territory’s leader to formally withdraw a contentious extradition bill have gone unmet...
12:15, 2019-06-22

Hong Kong police pepper spray protesters Police in Hong Kong use pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday.        ...
16:45, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Protesters Break Into Government Headquarters Protesters smashed a makeshift battering ram through glass walls at Hong Kong’s government headquarters, goading police inside the building, as a massive demonstration kicked off on the anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese sovereignty....
14:45, 2019-07-01

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition forces....
09:30, 2019-06-05