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Nicaragua ‘crisis’ still cause for concern amid murder, torture allegations: Bachelet

Nicaragua’s on-going human rights crisis can be resolved peacefully through dialogue, the UN’s top rights official said on Tuesday, before expressing concern about allegations of torture and...

Nicaragua ‘crisis’ still cause for concern amid murder, torture allegations: Bachelet

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Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Wednesday....
05:00, 06/20/2019

UN calls for probe into allegations of torture in Lebanon The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is calling for "a thorough, effective and independent investigation" into the death of a Lebanese man who was allegedly tortured by police intelligence....
15:17, 05/14/2019

Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Government demonstrations began last April, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said on Tuesday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Human rights are everyone’s business, amid relentless crises around world: UN’s Bachelet The relentless outbreak of crises around the world – from the fires in the Amazon to “carnage” in Syria and demonstrations in Hong Kong, Russia, Indonesian Papua and elsewhere - risk pushing the world “further and further away from global solutions t...
21:51, 09/04/2019

UN rights chief Bachelet appeals for dialogue in Sudan amid reports ‘70 killed’ in demonstrations Sudan’s authorities have an “over-arching responsibility” to protect protesters, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Tuesday, amid reports that 70 people have died in the latest anti-Government clashes....
18:17, 04/28/2019

German IS fighter faces torture and murder terrorism charges in Düsseldorf court A German IS fighter is facing charges of murder and torture at a German high court. This is the second time that he has faced terrorism-related charges....
22:34, 09/05/2019

| UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis' Paris and the United Nations have called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president accused his French counterpart of having a 'colonialist mentality' over the issue....
00:51, 08/24/2019

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Afghanistan ‘direct talks’ needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update A recap of Monday’s top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua’s rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya refugees impacted by monsoon rains; Libya detainees to be evacuated to Rwanda; and multiple donors show ...
00:51, 09/12/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Afghanistan ‘direct talks’ needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update A recap of Monday’s top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua’s rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya refugees impacted by monsoon rains; Libya detainees to be evacuated to Rwanda; and multiple donors show ...
01:00, 09/11/2019

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensifying conflict....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Berta Cáceres murder trial plagued by allegations of cover-ups set to end Verdict against eight men accused in the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist will be handed down on ThursdayThe verdict against eight men accused over the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist Berta Cáceres will be handed down on ...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Ivorian cocoa farmers welcome rains amid concern over mid-crop Rains remained below average last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa-growing regions but were more abundant compared to previous weeks, which could boost the April to September mid-crop, farmers said on Monday....
16:51, 06/03/2019

A US recession is 'the biggest concern' amid the tariff war, says Standard Chartered As Washington and Beijing continue to up the ante in their protracted trade fight, the potential of a recession in the U.S. is now "the biggest concern," according to Standard Chartered Private Bank's Clive McDonnell....
09:17, 08/26/2019

Kids left in cars a growing concern amid summer's scorching temperatures It happens every summer: Forgetful or negligent parents leave a child inside a car on a hot day. The outcomes can vary: Sometimes the child is found to be OK, other times not. Sometimes the parent faces criminal charges, other times not....
23:17, 07/27/2019

Major U.S. markets fall amid concern for Donald Trump's plan to tax Mexico The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump for new tariffs on Mexico -- an effort to stem illegal migration -- shook world financial markets Friday, as all three major Wall Street indexes posted heavy losses....
01:17, 06/01/2019

Brown out: Pats cut WR amid off-field allegations Antonio Brown's brief stint with the Patriots is over, as the team released him Friday. "We feel that it is best to move in a different direction at this time," the Patriots said....
05:34, 09/21/2019

Calls for Kavanaugh’s Impeachment Come Amid New Misconduct Allegations President Trump and other Republicans defended the Supreme Court justice after a New York Times essay described a previously unreported story about him as a student at Yale....
00:17, 09/16/2019

Domingo to return to the stage amid harassment allegations Placido Domingo appears on stage at the Salzburg Festival this weekend as he performs for the first time since multiple women have accused him of sexual harassment in a report by the Associated Press...
03:17, 08/24/2019

Old allegations against Prince Andrew surface amid Epstein scandal Prince Andrew is trapped in a royal mess over his ties to pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — with old allegations surfacing again Monday that the British blue blood once cavorted with “a harem of adolescent girls’’ at the sex molester’s Florida mansion. In ...
10:00, 08/20/2019

Antonio Brown ‘thanks’ Patriots for dropping him amid rape allegations Antonio Brown broke his silence on his release from the Patriots in a series of tweets thanking the team and hitting back at accusations against him. “Thank you for the opportunity @Patriots #GoWinIt,” Brown wrote, shortly after the team ...
14:51, 09/21/2019

2 Southwest Key shelters in Phoenix could reopen amid allegations of abuse PHOENIX (AP) — A provider of shelters for immigrant children is looking to reopen two facilities that the state of Arizona forced it to shutter last year because of issues with employee background checks and allegations of abuse. Southwest Key has fi...
18:34, 08/19/2019

Wales's Rob Howley sent home from World Cup amid betting allegations Howley’s exit follows alleged breach of World Rugby regulationsStephen Jones to join squad in Japan as attack coachWales’s World Cup campaign has been thrown into disarray after their assistant head coach, Rob Howley, was sent home from the tournamen...
18:17, 09/17/2019

NRA Board member calls on CEO LaPierre to resign amid spending allegations Former congressman and National Rifle Association board member retired Lt. Col. Allen West called on the gun rights group to replace longtime CEO Wayne LaPierre amid allegations of lavish spending and financial mismanagement....
02:51, 05/15/2019

Nike drops Antonio Brown amid sexual assault allegations Antonio Brown has been dropped from Nike — amid allegations that he raped his personal trainer. The lightning-rod New England Patriots receiver no longer has a shoe deal with the athletic giant, the Boston Globe reported. “Antonio Brown i...
19:51, 09/19/2019

Antonio Brown loses helmet endorsement amid rape allegations Helmet manufacturer Xenith cut ties with embattled Patriots receiver Antonio Brown this week amid allegations that he raped his former trainer– ending a deal that lasted less than two weeks. “Xenith has decided to end our relationship wit...
04:34, 09/15/2019

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexually abused members of the women's national soccer......
05:00, 06/10/2019

Prominent Detroit priest removed from pulpit amid allegations of sex abuse The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit said Sunday that it removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it described as a “credible allegation” that he had sexually abused a child decades ago....
13:51, 07/08/2019

Trump Backs Supreme Court Judge Amid New Sex Harassment Allegations US President Donald Trump mounted an angry defense of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday as the controversial judge faced calls for an investigation, or even impeachment, over fresh......
05:51, 09/16/2019

‘I Believe Him.’ Scarlett Johansson Defends Woody Allen Amid Sexual Assault Allegations (NEW YORK) — Scarlett Johansson says that she’s standing by Woody Allen because, “I believe him.” Much of Hollywood has distanced itself from the filmmaker since the MeToo movement prompted a re-examination of child sexual abu...
22:51, 09/04/2019

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United States on Monday against a former employee who has sought to turn the case into a referendum on Huawei's...
07:34, 06/03/2019

John Daly defends Trump amid allegations president cheats at golf Champion golfer John Daly defended President Trump on Tuesday over allegations the commander-in-chief is one of the most prolific cheaters when he plays a round of golf....
17:17, 08/14/2019

Philadelphia police head resigns amid sexual harassment, discrimination allegations The resignation comes days after Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney called Richard Ross Jr. the best police commissioner in the U.S.        ...
23:17, 08/21/2019

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment, Discrimination Allegations With the integrity of the Philadelphia police department crippled by allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, commissioner Richard Ross made the abrupt decision to resign on Tuesday....
02:51, 08/22/2019

New England Patriots release Antonio Brown amid sexual assault allegations Patriots release star wide receiver after just one game with teamBrown, 31, was accused of rape in civil lawsuit filed last weekSecond accuser comes forward with sexual misconduct claimsThe Antonio Brown era in New England is over after just one game...
04:00, 09/21/2019

Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations, lawsuits Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad. He has moved with his family to a coastal resort town in Portugal.        ...
23:17, 07/13/2019

Alabama Republican Roy Moore announces another run for U.S. Senate in 2020 after losing amid misconduct allegations MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore announces another run for U.S. Senate in 2020 after losing amid misconduct allegations....
22:51, 06/20/2019

Alyssa Milano facing backlash after defending Joe Biden amid inappropriate touching allegations "Charmed" actress Alyssa Milano received a flurry of criticism after she defended former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday and promoted his 2020 candidacy amid allegations that he inappropriately touched multiple women....
21:51, 04/30/2019

Tiger Woods responds to drunk-driving suit amid allegations tapes were ‘destroyed’ Tiger Woods on Tuesday addressed the death of the employee whose Florida family is suing the PGA legend after their son was killed in a December drunk-driving accident. Woods and girlfriend Erica Herman — cited as the general manager of Woods’ ...
21:34, 05/14/2019

Opera legend Placido Domingo to return to the stage amid sexual harassment allegations Placido Domingo will return to the stage in Europe this weekend to perform for the first time since multiple women accused him of sexual harassment.        ...
03:51, 08/24/2019

Navy SEAL team leaders fired amid sex assault, drinking allegations that led to removal from Iraq Three senior leaders of SEAL Team 7 were relieved from their positions "due to a loss of confidence that resulted from leadership failures," Naval Special Warfare Command announced Friday....
05:17, 09/07/2019

'The Bachelorette' contestant Jed Wyatt begs viewers to stop harassing his family amid cheating allegations "The Bachelorette" contestant Jed Wyatt, who came under fire for allegedly having a girlfriend when he appeared on the ABC hit reality series, finally broke his silence about the claims ... somewhat....
16:17, 07/09/2019

Confirmation process for Trump’s pick for military’s No. 2 officer to advance amid sexual misconduct allegations Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.), chair of the Armed Services Committee, says he’ll schedule a hearing on the nomination of Gen. John E. Hyten as vice chair of the Joint Chiefs....
22:17, 07/25/2019

Phi Beta Sigma Removes Malik Yoba From Youth Leadership Role Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations Since announcing his attraction to trans women, actor Malik Yoba’s life has become infinitely more complicated. He’s faced public backlash, internal strife within his family and accusations of inappropriate relationships with trans minors during his ...
22:51, 09/10/2019

Will Smith is producing a murder mystery set against the Flint water crisis It’s been over five years since the water in Flint, Michigan was initially determined to be contaminated. While the water crisis in Flint rages on (it will allegedly be rectified this year), it’s somewhat surprising there haven’t been more TV shows o...
21:34, 06/11/2019

Casey Affleck: It was best to 'just stay quiet' amid sexual harassment allegations Casey Affleck has opened up about the sexual harassment allegations made against him and discussed his decision to "just stay quiet" amid the #MeToo movement....
23:00, 08/06/2019

Family murder suicides in Yemen highlight depths of war-induced mental health crisis After more than four years of fighting, many of the dreams and livelihoods of those trapped in Yemen’s capital Sana’a have simply been dashed and the hopes that the bloodletting will end anytime soon, have been laid to waste....
20:00, 07/26/2019

Casey Affleck on #MeToo allegations, why he stayed 'quiet' amid sexual misconduct scandal Casey Affleck speaks out on #MeToo accusations that occurred after filming his 2010 movie "I'm Still Here."        ...
01:00, 08/07/2019

Israel could see second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s parliament on Monday passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. The move further pushed the country toward an unprecedented political impasse, less than two months after elections seemed to promise Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a ne...
05:34, 05/28/2019

What to Know About Private Prisons Amid the U.S. Border Crisis Private prisons are the $4 billion industry at the intersection of debates in the U.S. over illegal immigration and governmental approaches to drug violations. Prison corporations now are being targeted for reproval by lenders and candidates hoping t...
08:34, 07/17/2019

Israel faces possible second election amid coalition crisis Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing the possibility of having to fight a second election this year, as he struggles to form a coalition government....
19:17, 05/27/2019

Boeing names special adviser to CEO amid 737 MAX crisis Boeing Co on Wednesday named a new senior adviser to Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg and the board of directors as the world's largest planemaker faces its biggest crisis in years after two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX....
20:51, 05/01/2019

‘Safety was just a given’: Inside Boeing’s boardroom amid the 737 Max crisis The decision-making of Boeing’s board — an elite club of corporate titans and government dignitaries — is under scrutiny after two crashes of the 737 Max killed 346 people in the span of five months....
06:51, 05/06/2019

UK to send a second warship to the Gulf amid crisis with Iran MoD says destroyer will be deployed within days to protect British commercial oil tankers The UK is stepping up its military presence in the Gulf by sending a second warship to the region to protect British commercial oil tankers, the Ministry of Def...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Israel’s parliament looks to dissolve amid coalition crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s newly elected parliament is drafting a bill to dissolve itself. The move comes as a deadline to form a coalition government nears with no progress in sight. If the bill passes, Israel would face its second election cam...
17:34, 05/27/2019

NYPD rolling out initiatives amid cop suicide crisis The city and ThriveNYC insisted Thursday that they’re willing to be part of the solution to the NYPD’s suicide crisis — but the Police Department isn’t waiting for them. The department announced three new initiatives to combat the scourge. The first ...
07:17, 08/16/2019

Pakistan PM suspends police amid outrage over child's murder Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has suspended police accused of being slow to investigate the abduction and murder of a 10-year-old girl in a case that has sparked national outrage, a minister said on Thursday....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel’s political crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for Mideast peace, just hours after Israel was thrust into the p...
17:17, 05/30/2019

Don't Speculate, Says Congress Amid Rahul Gandhi's Resignation Crisis The Congress today asked the media to "respect the sanctity" of the closed-door meeting of its working committee and "not fall into the trap of conjectures or speculations". The statement by the......
14:51, 05/27/2019

Bury financial crisis deepens amid pressure over £4.2m loan • Loan is from former owner Stewart Day’s property company• Club face winding-up petition and owner says debt is £8mBury football club, already in the grip of a financial crisis, are facing further pressure for the repayment of £4.2m in loans from th...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Cleanaway takes over SKM amid Victoria's recycling rubbish crisis Australia’s largest garbage company buys $60m of debt, aiming to get SKM ‘back to capacity’The garbage company Cleanaway has taken effective control of most of the Victorian recycling group SKM and says it wants to stem the state’s rubbish crisis.Cle...
08:17, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Boeing names special adviser to CEO amid 737 MAX crisis Boeing Co on Wednesday named a new senior adviser to Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg and the board of directors as the world's largest planemaker faces its biggest crisis in years after two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Puerto Ricans anxious for new leader amid political crisis The unprecedented resignation of Puerto Rico’s governor after days of massive protests has thrown the U.S. territory into a full-blown political crisis...
02:00, 07/30/2019

The Latest: Qatar trying to defuse tensions amid Iran crisis The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 9:40 a.m....
10:17, 05/16/2019

Italy says it won't seek fight with EU, amid talk of government crisis The Italian government is confident it can reach a compromise with Brussels and avoid sanctions over its deteriorating public finances, the economy minister said as talk of a looming government crisis grew....
17:51, 06/02/2019

Amid A huge Water Crisis, PM Modi's 3 Requests to People Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon the people to conserve water, calling it "paras" (the philosopher's stone) that creates new life. As parts of the country pass through the worst-ever......
10:00, 06/30/2019

Top Automakers Plan Production Cuts Amid Industry Crisis M&M said on Friday its automotive segment, which makes passenger and commercial vehicles and spare parts, would cut production for 8-14 days at various plants during the second quarter....
00:34, 08/10/2019

Met to reject gifts from Sacklers amid fury over opioid crisis The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Wednesday that it would no longer accept gifts from the Sackler family, principal owners of the drugmaker behind the painkiller blamed in the deadly opioid epidemic. “The Sackler family has graciously supporte...
01:51, 05/16/2019

'Tax trap' pension rules to be changed amid NHS staffing crisis Changes to pension tax rules that have created a staffing crisis in the NHS, with medical staff reducing their hours or retiring early, are being promised by the government....
14:00, 08/07/2019

Dominican Republic hires ‘crisis management’ amid PR nightmares Dominican Republic authorities are working with “crisis management” specialists over a double whammy of a public relations nightmare — the mysterious deaths of tourists and the shooting of baseball legend David Ortiz, according to a repor...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Burn-out vehicle found amid hunt for Canada murder suspects Canadian police say the suspects in the murders of an American woman and her Australian boyfriend as well as the death of another man in northern British Columbia left a burnt-out vehicle two provinces over in Manitoba...
22:51, 07/24/2019

Third Mexican journalist killed in a week amid record murder rate A journalist shot in his own home despite being offered official protection reflects Mexico’s struggle with rising violenceAn investigation has been launched into the death of a reporter in the Mexican state of Veracruz after he became the third jour...
08:34, 08/04/2019

Internet Services Suspended In Aligarh's Tappal Amid Tensions Over Murder Authorities maintained a tight vigil in Aligarh's Tappal on Monday suspending internet services and deploying additional forces, a day after police thwarted attempts by right-wing groups to hold a......
20:17, 06/10/2019

Poland vows firm penalties for sex abuse amid church crisis Poland's prime minister is vowing tougher punishments for those who sexually abuse minors after a new film spurred the country into grappling with the problem of abuse by priests....
15:17, 05/14/2019

Amid Water Crisis, India Struggles With Monsoon Below "Normal" Baseline The weather department said today that it was set to cut estimates for average monsoon rainfall after decades of below-normal downpours, with climate change causing greater variations...
19:17, 07/22/2019

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till 2 PM Amid Uproar Over Karnataka Crisis The proceedings in the upper house of the parliament were adjourned today till 2 pm as members of the Congress raised the issue of political crisis in Karnataka. ...
10:17, 07/10/2019

How Understanding the History of the Earth’s Climate Can Offer Hope Amid Crisis There is no longer any debate that global warming is real, and that it is happening now at an alarming rate. It is transforming the global climate system before our eyes. The rise of fossil-fueled economies over the past 200 years, and especially the...
20:17, 09/20/2019

Global opioid users double amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs is twice as high as previously thought, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
12:00, 06/27/2019

"Cricket World Cup, Maybe": Tejashwi Yadav Goes Missing Amid Bihar Crisis Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav may be Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's sharpest critic, but curiously enough, he's nowhere to be seen at a time when the ruling coalition is on the......
15:51, 06/19/2019

Pompeo discusses Iran with Gulf allies amid escalating crisis U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Iran and maritime security with rich Gulf Arab allies during a trip to the region on Monday after President Donald Trump called off a military strike to retaliate for Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone....
16:34, 06/24/2019

India's foreign minister visits China amid Kashmir crisis The crisis in India-controlled Kashmir, which is reeling from New Delhi's shock decision this week to revoke its autonomy, is likely to dominate the talks between India's foreign minister and Chinese officials....
11:01, 08/11/2019

Moldova’s interim president calls snap election amid crisis CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s interim president has dissolved parliament and called for snap elections on Sept. 6 amid a months-long political crisis. Pavel Filip announced his decision shortly after his appointment on Sunday by the Consti...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Pelosi delegation visits Central America amid migrant crisis The speaker of the U.S. House has arrived in Guatemala with a congressional delegation, starting a Central American trip that seeks to explore the causes of immigration amid a crisis of migrants on the southern U.S. border...
04:00, 08/09/2019

UK Navy to escort tankers through Strait of Hormuz amid Iran crisis The UK Royal Navy will now accompany British-flagged oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz, the British Ministry of Defense said in a statement Thursday....
19:17, 07/25/2019

Mideast peace plan hopes dim amid Israeli political crisis President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for Mideast peace...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Italy marks anniversary of bridge collapse amid political crisis Italy's warring political leaders suspended hostilities on Wednesday, gathering in the port city of Genoa to mark the first anniversary of a bridge collapse that killed 43 people....
11:01, 08/14/2019

Amazon leaders talk rainforest preservation amid wildfire crisis Presidents and leaders from the Amazon region are meeting in Colombia as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest, the largest in the world. But one head of state is notable by his absence....
16:34, 09/06/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro thanks Trump for support amid Amazon fires crisis Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday thanked U.S. President Donald Trump for his support over the issue of Amazon wildfires, as the far-right Brazilian government sought to find a way out of the growing international crisis....
18:51, 08/27/2019

"Everything Fine, Don't Worry": Siddaramaiah Amid Karnataka Coalition Crisis: Updates The Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition government in Karnataka appears to be teetering on the edge with 11 lawmakers resigning, while Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is still in the US on a private......
10:17, 07/07/2019

Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis Law defined ‘death sentence’ for media outlets criminalises demoralisation of armed forcesOne of Africa’s bastions of press freedom is attempting to enact harsh legislation that threatens journalists reporting on an unfolding security crisis, human r...
21:34, 07/14/2019

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global coalition to counter Iran....
22:51, 06/26/2019

Boeing Suspends Test On Its Latest Long-Haul Plane Amid 737 MAX Crisis Boeing has suspended testing on its new long-haul 777X aircraft, the company said Friday, a setback that comes as it battles to rebound from the crisis surrounding the 737 MAX....
22:17, 09/07/2019

Amid fresh meltdown, Argentine film gives last laugh to victims of 2001 crisis With Argentina once again reeling from a financial crisis, a film released on Thursday shows residents from a village outside Buenos Aires pursuing the dream of many of those left penniless by the country's 2001 debt default: getting their money back...
20:51, 08/15/2019

UK PM May's party faces worst ever election result amid Brexit crisis: poll British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party is facing its worst ever general election result if a vote were held now, according to a new opinion poll, as voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit will punish the main political parti...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General’s office and the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services are investigating the J-CAP...
07:00, 06/16/2019

Arizona city fights to spread compassion for migrants amid border crisis The progressive stance of Tucson, Arizona’s second largest city, is evident in the area’s rich history of immigration activismOn a recent evening, immigrants’ rights activist Zaira Livier stood in Tucson’s Historic Fourth Avenue district, clipboard i...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Lindsey Graham proposes strict immigration bill amid border crisis Sen. Lindsey Graham debuted a new immigration bill on Wednesday to tackle the "perfect storm brewing at the border," taking aim at Central American migrants who he says have relied on immigration loopholes for too long....
02:17, 05/16/2019

Stunning photo shows dogs 'walking on water' amid Greenland ice crisis Danish meteorologist Steffen Olsen and his band of sled dogs are walking on thin ice — across a frozen sea that has become flooded with melted glacial waters....
22:34, 06/18/2019

Italian Prime Minister Conte offers resignation amid political crisis Conte has tendered his resignation and launched a blistering attack on Salvini. The far-right League withdrew its no confidence motion against the prime minister after being taken to task by nearly every other party....
04:17, 08/21/2019

Maruti Announces "No-Production Days" In Haryana Plants Amid Auto Crisis India's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki on Wednesday announced two "no production days" in its Haryana plants this month amid a crippling auto sector slowdown. The passenger car manufacturing......
14:17, 09/04/2019

Big Pharma’s image sinks to new low amid opioid crisis, high drug prices Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing, mocks his way through a congressional hearing on drug pricing and later called lawmakers imbeciles. (credit: CPSAN) The pharmaceutical industry has outdone itself. It is now the most widely hated industry in th...
10:00, 09/05/2019

Stunning photo shows dogs ‘walking on water’ amid Greenland ice crisis Danish meteorologist Steffen Olsen and his band of sled dogs are walking on thin ice — across a frozen sea that has become flooded with melted glacial waters. Olsen was trekking through northwest Greenland last week to recover tools used by sci...
16:51, 06/18/2019

Paraguayan president's popularity plummets amid Brazil-linked political crisis Paraguay's president, Mario Abdo, has reached his first year in office with a 69 percent disapproval rating amid an enduring political crisis and a significant economic slowdown, according to a survey published on Wednesday....
21:17, 08/14/2019

Italian Prime Minister Conte to offer resignation amid political crisis The prime minister said he intends to step down from his post after far-right leader Matteo Salvini sparked a government crisis and urged for fresh elections. The move now leaves Italy's political future up in the air....
17:17, 08/20/2019

Amid Clashes, Tripura Congress Creates Crisis Fund For Injured Supporters The Tripura Congress may have decided to move the Supreme Court to seek compensation for supporters who suffered injuries and property loss in post-poll violence across the state, but it isn't......
06:51, 05/29/2019

Chile's president announces water crisis team amid 'intense' drought Chile's President Sebastian Pinera on Thursday announced the creation of a working group of government agencies, academics and industry players to tackle the worst drought in 60 years which has spiked this year amid record lows of rainfall....
05:51, 09/06/2019

Woman, Her 3 Children Found Dead On Texas Border Amid Immigration Crisis A woman and her three children were found dead in a wildlife management area often used for illegal crossing into the United States from the border with Mexico in southern Texas, Hidalgo County......
05:34, 06/25/2019

Venezuela's female refugees trafficked at higher rate amid political crisis As the political system of Venezuela continues to collapse, the country’s women and girls seeking asylum are being trafficked at increased rates according to a new report obtained by Fox News....
19:34, 08/07/2019

Chile removes statute of limitations on child sex abuse amid Church crisis Chilean President Sebastian Pinera signed into law on Thursday a bill to remove the statute of limitations on sex crimes involving children amid a sex abuse crisis that has rocked the country's Catholic Church and claimed more than 200 victims....
02:51, 07/12/2019

Amazon leaders sign rainforest preservation pact amid wildfire crisis Presidents and representatives from the Amazon region have agreed to coordinate rainforest preservation measures as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest....
07:51, 09/07/2019

Damaged boat found along river amid search in Canada for fugitive murder suspects As the manhunt for two young men suspected in the killings of three people in Canada nears the end of its second week, authorities said Sunday divers have been searching a river in a remote and rugged part of northern Manitoba where a damaged boat ha...
00:00, 08/06/2019

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus was a critical side of the drug overdose debate that has been neglected – people who suffer chronic ...
18:34, 06/03/2019

Retired NYPD sergeant reportedly kills himself amid department's 'mental-health crisis' A retired New York City police sergeant reportedly killed himself Monday — adding to the growing number of police officers who protect the country's biggest city to have committed suicide this year....
00:34, 09/04/2019

Argentina Treasury minister resigns, says 'significant renewal' needed amid economic crisis Argentina´s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned, saying in a letter seen by Reuters on Saturday he believed the government needed “significant renewal” in its economic team amid a crisis which saw the peso plunge this week....
13:17, 08/18/2019

Trump voiced support for Netanyahu to continue 'alliance' amid the Israeli political crisis Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump offered public support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the country's political chaos. Trump tweeted in support of Netanyahu's efforts to form a coalition 48 hours before the deadl...
05:00, 05/28/2019

Exclusive: Amid crisis, China rejected Hong Kong plan to appease protesters - sources Earlier this summer, Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, submitted a report to Beijing that assessed protesters' five key demands and found that withdrawing a contentious extradition bill could help defuse the mounting political crisis in t...
18:51, 08/30/2019

Indian auto parts maker braces for plant shutdowns amid industry-wide crisis India's Jamna Auto Industries Ltd, a maker of springs used in vehicle suspensions, said on Thursday it might shut all its plants in August due to weak demand from its customers, underscoring the extent of a slowdown in the auto sector....
16:00, 08/08/2019

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four mo...
02:51, 05/21/2019

New temporary migrant holding facility opens this week at the border to relieve overcrowding amid 'immigration crisis' As an influx of migrants apprehended at the border has triggered serious overcrowding, U.S. officials this week unveiled a “temporary” solution -- a new migrant holding facility for single adults at the Tornillo Port of Entry in Texas....
13:17, 08/16/2019

Iran crisis: US-registered planes barred over parts of the Middle East amid tensions after drone strike The Persian Gulf is home to some of the world’s top long-haul carriers, who already have been battered by Trump’s travel bans targeting a group of predominantly Muslim countries.       ...
11:00, 06/21/2019

Poll: Percentage of Democrats who see border ‘crisis’ jumps 17 points since January amid spike in migrant families Blame over unauthorized immigration at the southern border falls about evenly between President Trump and congressional Democrats, according to a Post-ABC News survey....
14:51, 04/30/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet 'appalled' at U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is "appalled" at the conditions in which the United States is keeping detained migrants and refugees, including children, her office said in a statement on Monday....
13:51, 07/08/2019

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any further."...
15:34, 06/22/2019

Bachelet denied campaign took money from Brazil OAS company Chile’s former president and current UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is denying accusations by a former businessman involved in a massive corruption scandal roiling Brazil...
02:51, 09/18/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet says Sudan protests biggest yet, time for transition Sudanese authorities must ensure a swift transition to a civilian government, as desired by large segments of the population and the African Union, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said in a statement on Wednesday....
17:00, 07/03/2019

We are ‘burning up our future’, UN’s Bachelet tells Human Rights Council The Human Rights Council opened in Geneva on Monday with a warning from the UN’s top rights official that, with forest fires raging in the Amazon, “we are burning up our future, literally”....
06:34, 09/10/2019

U.N. rights chief Bachelet to leave monitors in Venezuela after visit U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, who was wrapping up an official visit to Venezuela on Friday, will leave two delegates behind to monitor the country's deepening humanitarian crisis, opposition leader Juan Guaido said....
23:34, 06/21/2019

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Mi...
18:34, 06/14/2019

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will visit Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with both President Nicolas Maduro and his arch foe, National Assembly chief Juan Guaido, a statement said....
18:51, 06/14/2019

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the way for an official mission to Caracas by the UN’s top rights official, Michelle Bachelet....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Chile's ex-president Bachelet denies links to Brazil's Car Wash scandal Michelle Bachelet, Chile's ex-president and now the UN human rights chief, has denied allegations by a Brazilian businessman under investigation in Brazil's massive Car Wash scandal that he paid $141,000 to cover debts incurred by her 2013 presidenti...
23:34, 09/17/2019

Amending Guatemala ‘reconciliation law’ would lead to unjust amnesty, warns Bachelet A bid to give amnesty to all those found guilty of grave human rights crimes during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, by amending the National Reconciliation Law, could represent a “drastic set-back” to the whole legal system and overall accountabi...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Fears and Frustrations as Newark, NJ, Hands Out Bottled Water Amid a Lead-Contaminated Water Crisis of Its Own Inspiring comparisons to the water crisis in Flint, Mich., New Jersey’s biggest (and predominantly black) city, Newark, is handing out bottled water to its residents amid a worsening contaminated water crisis....
07:17, 08/15/2019

Cameroon: Clear ‘window of opportunity’ to solve crises rooted in violence - Bachelet The UN human rights chief on Monday welcomed Cameroon’s willingness to cooperate over finding workable solutions to “major human rights and humanitarian crises”, caused by months of serious unrest and violence across the west and north of the country...
23:17, 05/06/2019

Restrictions, unmet promises, unbridled violence in Sudan, a ‘recipe for disaster’, says Bachelet After nationwide protests across Sudan on Sunday, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday called on Sudanese authorities to lift restrictions on the internet and launch independent investigations into all acts of violence against demonst...
18:34, 07/03/2019

In Venezuela, Bachelet calls on Government to release prisoners, appeals for ‘bold steps towards compromise’ Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet called on the Government to release all those detained for peacefully protesting and announced that a team from her office would remain ...
18:34, 06/22/2019

Without tackling ‘gross inequalities’ major issues will go unsolved, warns UN rights chief Bachelet Inequality continues to drive rights violations everywhere, but some countries have made significant progress in tackling the problem, not least in women’s rights, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday....
19:17, 04/28/2019

'Outrageous': Convicted criminals serve as Alaskan police amid public safety crisis, investigation finds Dozens of police officers with criminal records have worked in Alaska, despite state law that should have disqualified them, an investigation found.        ...
00:34, 07/22/2019

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims...
04:51, 04/29/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to...
18:17, 04/28/2019

HRW calls for sanctions on Nicaragua’s Ortega WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch is calling on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and at least five high-level security officials for a crackdown on protests that began in April 2018. ...
16:51, 06/19/2019

Official says Cuban visits to Nicaragua up 900% MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan officials say more than 5,000 Cubans have visited the Central American country this year, a 900% percent increase over the full 2018 figure. It lends evidence to anecdotal accounts from Cuban migrants who say they...
21:34, 05/15/2019

Nicaragua says it will free another 50 political prisoners Nicaragua's government said on Thursday it was releasing another 50 political prisoners, amid opposition threats to ramp up demonstrations if President Daniel Ortega does not honor a pledge to free hundreds of people detained for opposing him....
22:34, 05/30/2019

Deflections give Haiti 2-0 win over Nicaragua Haiti were the fortuitous beneficiaries of two deflected first half goals then produced a solid second half defensive effort to beat Nicaragua 2-0 at the Gold Cup in Texas on Thursday....
10:34, 06/21/2019

Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners Nicaragua's government said Thursday it has released 50 prisoners detained in protests from jail to house arrest as an agreed-upon deadline to release all such prisoners approaches....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Nicaragua OKs criticized amnesty for crimes during protests Lawmakers allied to Nicaragua’s president have approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year’s anti-government protests, over staunch criticism from the opposition...
23:34, 06/08/2019

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of people the opposition considers political prisoners...
22:34, 06/11/2019

Nicaragua declares alert over dengue fever Nicaragua’s government has issued an epidemiological alert over the spread of dengue fever, which has killed at least eight people this year and is suspected of sickening some 55,000...
04:34, 08/01/2019

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers political prisoners are still in custody....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Nicaragua police quash opposition protest Protesters took to the streets in Nicaragua's capital, but were met with repression. Protests have been banned by authorities since last year, when an anti-government movement swept the nation....
04:34, 09/22/2019

OAS calls on Nicaragua to release all government opponents The Organization of American States is urging Nicaragua to release all imprisoned government opponents, cancel the legal cases against them and restore fundamental rights...
00:51, 06/21/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Fear rampant in Burundi, WHO on nutrition, Hurricane Dorian latest, Cyberbullying poll, Bachelet, one year on A recap of Wednesday’s main stories: UN rights experts warn ‘climate of fear’ rampant in Burundi; New health report on proper nutrition; One in three young people say they’ve been bullied online; and UN’s top rights official on world’s crises...
01:34, 09/05/2019

OAS calls Nicaragua to release jailed protesters by June 18 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Organization of American States is calling on Nicaragua to unconditionally release all prisoners related to anti-government protests that started last year. Twenty of the 34 member states in the hemispheric body voted in favor o...
22:51, 05/21/2019

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
07:51, 05/23/2019

Nicaragua arrests four men suspected of ties to Islamic State Four men with suspected ties to the Islamic State militant group were captured on Tuesday by members of the Nicaraguan armed forces after entering the country illegally from Costa Rica, Nicaraguan police said....
03:51, 06/26/2019

OAS and opposition urge Nicaragua to continue releasing prisoners The Organization of American States (OAS) and opposition activists on Tuesday increased calls for Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release all of the people they regard as political prisoners, following the death of a U.S. citizen in prison last...
04:17, 05/22/2019

Nicaragua frees 56 imprisoned protest leaders under new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Tuesday it had released 56 political prisoners under a new law that frees people who were arrested in recent anti-government protests, while protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
23:34, 06/11/2019

El Salvador ex-president Funes paid by Nicaragua government A fugitive former El Salvador president who received asylum from Nicaragua in 2016 says he has been working there as a paid adviser to President Daniel Ortega’s government...
02:34, 05/14/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
06:34, 06/11/2019

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
08:17, 06/11/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
16:17, 06/11/2019

Nicaragua opposition says open to resuming talks on standoff Nicaragua’s political opposition says it is willing to resume dialogue with President Daniel Ortega’s government over resolving the country’s political standoff...
02:36, 07/06/2019

Nicaragua releases 100 jailed protesters to house arrest MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Nicaraguan government has released 100 prisoners to a form of house arrest, including three human rights activists. The government of President Daniel Ortega says all 100 face charges of “offenses against security ...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Nicaragua releases dozens of political prisoners under new amnesty law Fifty prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday while two journalists were set free TuesdayNicaragua has released dozens of political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-gove...
19:34, 06/11/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Daniel Ortega's most wanted: Nicaragua's exiles in Costa Rica Costa Rica has become a precarious refuge for thousands of Nicaraguan exiles. In the streets of San José, they continue to feel President Ortega’s reachThis project was produced by Dawning, an organization devoted to investigative journalism. It is a...
13:17, 07/09/2019

4 suspected ISIS members arrested in Nicaragua, were possibly headed for the US Four suspected members of the Islamic State terror group were captured by authorities in Nicaragua on Tuesday after entering the country illegally from Costa Rica, according to officials....
20:00, 06/26/2019

Nicaragua’s Ortega is strangling one of Latin America’s most storied newspapers  La Prensa has survived bombings and an assassination. The government has now held up the paper’s imports of newsprint and ink, which could force it to shut down. ...
20:00, 08/04/2019

Exiled journalists in Costa Rica continue to report on Nicaragua Scores of journalists have fled Nicaragua after a crackdown on the media began in mid-2018. Many in exile in Costa Rica are continuing their mission of holding the country's leaders to account....
14:17, 07/09/2019

Nicaragua court frees prisoner in death of Brazilian student A court in Nicaragua has ordered the release of a suspected armed pro-government civilian sentenced to 15 years in prison for the killing of Brazilian medical student Rayneia Lima a year ago...
05:17, 07/24/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
01:34, 06/08/2019

Two Rare White Tiger Cubs Find New Home In Nicaragua Two white tiger cubs have been taken to their new home at the Nicaragua National Zoo, where the playful pair will join a menagerie of rare big cat species....
13:34, 05/28/2019

OAS peace mission to Nicaragua says denied entry by Ortega government A commission from the Organization of American States seeking to help broker an end to a political crisis in Nicaragua said on Sunday the government of President Daniel Ortega had barred its entry into the Central American country....
08:34, 09/16/2019

Jonathan Chait's Laughable Attempt to Take Down Bernie Sanders Over Nicaragua Because vapidity never takes a day off, New York concern troll-at-large Jonathan Chait was at it again on Memorial Day with a piece on why, in a country that has essentially known nothing but perpetual war since World War II, Bernie Sanders’ pro-Sand...
20:51, 05/28/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday that a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests died in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
03:17, 05/17/2019

Caught between floods and drought: Farmers in Nicaragua living in uncertainty Across the Central American Dry Corridor, communities are facing increasingly extreme weather. In Nicaragua, the region's poorest country, subsistence farmers like Blanca Landero Betarco face a daily battle....
13:00, 06/12/2019

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes, president of the Nicaraguan National Assembly....
02:00, 06/22/2019

León Viejo, The Lost City of Nicaragua That Emerged From The Ashes After 400 Years The city of León Viejo has been rediscovered and is now open to visitors. The ruins of the city are very important in the history of the Central American nation as it has some of the oldest Spanish colonial buildings to have survived. ...
02:51, 06/13/2019

Nicaragua: UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over increasing criminalization of dissenters While the Nicaraguan Government claims to want to resolve its political and social unrest, dissenters continue to be arrested and convicted, clearly hindering a conducive environment for “genuine and inclusive dialogue,” the United Nations rights chi...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Why reCAPTCHA is actually an act of human torture Like many things that start out as a mere annoyance, though eventually grow into somewhat of an affliction. One particular dark and insidious thing has more than reared its ugly head in recent years, and now far more accurately described as an epidem...
18:51, 08/23/2019

Vail man gets 71 years in prison for murder of wife, daughter and attempted murder of son TUCSON – The Vail man who admitted to killing his wife and daughter in 2018 was sentenced to 71 years in prison Monday morning. Hernando Enriquez was arrested on Feb. 2, 2018 after Pima County Sheriff’s Department found his wife, Sandra E...
05:34, 08/20/2019

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher found not guilty on murder and attempted murder charges A jury found decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher not guilty Tuesday on almost all charges he was facing, including murder and attempted murder, in the killing of an Islamic State member in Iraq....
05:17, 07/03/2019

Prosecutors to try 16-year-old Colorado school shooting suspect accused of murder, attempted murder as an adult CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors to try 16-year-old Colorado school shooting suspect accused of murder, attempted murder as an adult....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Chris Rock wants to torture us with another Saw sequel Hot on the heels of comic luminaries Danny McBride and David Gordon Green reigniting the Halloween franchise comes a Saw reboot from, of all people, Chris Rock. Deadline reports that Rock conjured up the story for the revival—which, we have to assume...
18:17, 05/16/2019

Ex-Nxivm disciple: Torture was a way of life Torture was a way of life in the Nxivm sex cult, a former disciple testified Monday. Sick svengali Keith Raniere wanted his collection of female sex “slaves” viciously spanked with studded sex toys, had them branded in excruciatingly painful procedur...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Trump Wants to Torture Migrants With His Big, Beautiful Wall According to the Washington Post, President Trump has been very, very involved in planning how his fantasy border wall will look and what kind of damage it will do to those who try to cross it. It seems that Trump’s ideal wall would look and act some...
09:51, 05/17/2019

Assange shows symptoms of psychological torture, UN says Wikileaks founder Julian Assange shows all the symptoms of psychological torture and risks having his human rights violated if he is extradited to the US, a United Nations expert has said....
23:17, 05/31/2019

| Assange showing symptoms of 'psychological torture': UN WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has shown "obvious" signs of the psychological torture inflicted on him due to years of confinement and persecution, according to a United Nations human rights expert....
03:51, 06/01/2019

NFL may have just saved New York from Giants, Jets TV torture If the Giants and Jets are unwatchable yet again, the NFL may have just provided New York with a quick fix. At the Spring League Meeting on Wednesday, the league eliminated the so-called “singleheader rule,” meaning that every market will...
00:00, 05/23/2019

‘Psychological torture’ used on Julian Assange, U.N. official says Extraditing the WikiLeaks founder to the United States would threaten his human rights, said Nils Melzer, the U.N. special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment....
19:34, 05/31/2019

New torture claims in US case against ex-Sri Lankan official WASHINGTON (AP) — New claims of abuse and torture have been made in an American court against military and police forces led by Sri Lanka’s former defense secretary. The lawsuit says government officials repeatedly tortured and raped political ...
00:34, 06/27/2019

Schumacher says the wait to drive his father's F2004 was "torture" Mick Schumacher said it felt like 'torture' having to wait to go out and drive his father Michael's Formula 1 title-winning Ferrari F2004 for the first time at Hockenheim...
19:17, 07/27/2019

U.N. report says Julian Assange has been subjected to 'psychological torture' A United Nations expert said Friday a British court should not grant the United States extradition of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange due to signs he's been "psychologically tortured."...
17:17, 05/31/2019

Nazanin returns to prison after psychiatric ward 'torture' A British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran was chained to a bed and kept in solitary confinement during her stay in a psychiatric ward, according to her husband....
08:51, 07/23/2019

Mexico opening memorials to 'dirty war' torture, killings The first in a series of memorials to victims of Mexico's "dirty war" against dissidents and guerrillas during nearly 20 years of violence was opened Monday....
03:00, 06/11/2019

Julian Assange Suffering Psychological Torture, U.N. Expert Says The United Nations special rapporteur on torture accused Britain, Sweden and the United States of persecuting the WikiLeaks founder and said he should not be extradited....
15:17, 05/31/2019

Expert: Assange showed symptoms of ‘psychological torture’ GENEVA (AP) — An independent expert for the U.N.-backed Human Rights Council who visited Julian Assange in a London prison says the WikiLeaks founder “showed all symptoms typical for prolonged exposure to psychological torture.” The U.N. ...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Mexico opening memorials to ‘dirty war’ torture, killings Mexican authorities are opening memorials to victims of the country’s “dirty war” against dissidents and guerrillas during nearly 20 years of violence...
02:17, 06/11/2019

Deformed Medieval Man Found Broken By the Wheel of Torture Archaeologists in Milan have uncovered the shattered remains of a young man believed to have been broken on a wheel of torture. ...
04:34, 09/17/2019

Expert: Assange showed symptoms of 'psychological torture' An independent expert for the U.N.-backed Human Rights Council who visited Julian Assange in a London prison says the WikiLeaks founder "showed all symptoms typical for prolonged exposure to psychological torture."...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Bangladesh must investigate rife torture: U.N. rights body A U.N. human rights body called on Bangladeshi authorities on Friday to investigate credible allegations that police and security forces routinely torture detainees and to prosecute any perpetrators....
20:00, 08/09/2019

Kashmiris Call for Investigation of Torture Accusations Against India A new report by rights advocates in the disputed territory alleges that the Indian security forces were responsible for hundreds of cases of torture and other abuses....
12:18, 07/06/2019

Pilates knockoff is for fitness fiends who like sweat and torture Welcome to reform school. The Megaformer, a souped-up riff on the pilates reformer machine with a sliding carriage and springs for resistance training, is taking over NYC. The low-impact, high-sweat megaformer workout uses slow, controlled movements,...
08:34, 07/30/2019

UN postpones conference on torture after rights groups' criticism The United Nations has postponed a conference in Cairo on torture that was to take place in September following criticism from rights groups that say torture is rampant in Egypt....
02:51, 08/21/2019

U.N. says UAE activist Mansoor's prison conditions "may constitute torture" Prominent United Arab Emirates (UAE) pro-democracy campaigner Ahmed Mansoor may be suffering treatment amounting to torture, including prolonged solitary confinement, U.N. human rights experts said on Tuesday....
16:34, 05/07/2019

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President Bashar al-Assad uses to crack down on opposition....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Guantánamo lawyers see issues in torture exhibit at spy museum Defence lawyers and critics say Washington museum’s display on US use of torture in wake of 9/11 sanitises the punishmentsLast Thursday, a handful of defence lawyers from the military tribunal trials under way in Guantánamo Bay gathered by James Bond...
15:51, 05/27/2019

US abortion policy is 'extremist hate' and 'torture', says UN commissioner Trump administration’s ban on terminations is a crisis directed at women, warns Kate GilmoreThe US policy on abortion is a form of extremist hate that amounts to the torture of women, the UN deputy high commissioner for human rights told the Guardian...
08:34, 06/04/2019

UN postpones anti-torture conference in Cairo after backlash Human rights campaigners criticised ‘whitewashing’ of Egyptian government’s abusesThe UN has postponed an anti-torture conference due to take place in Cairo, following an outcry from human rights activists who accused the organisation of “whitewashin...
21:17, 08/20/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UNESCO ready to help after Notre Dame fire, and updates on Libya, Nicaragua, and the Cyclone Idai response On Tuesday, top stories include: UNESCO ready to assist in rebuilding Notre Dame in the wake of a devastating fire; Nicaraguan refugees reach 60,000, a year after the crisis started; concern in Libya regarding medical access as hostilities continue; ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops A prominent rights group in Indian-controlled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate what it calls the endemic use of torture by government forces who have faced a decades-long anti-India upri...
06:34, 05/20/2019

On torture and imprisonment in Turkey: author Asli Erdogan speaks For four months, Turkish author Asli Erdogan sat behind bars in an Istanbul prison. Now living in exile, she spoke to DW about the political situation in her homeland; and the long-term trauma inflicted by torture....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Mohamed Morsi buried as detention conditions denounced as torture Egyptian former president’s burial takes place under heavy security in remote area of CairoEgypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi has been buried in a remote area of Cairo as his treatment in custody before his death was denounced as torture.Morsi, t...
18:34, 06/18/2019

Turkey denies torture claims by journalist Deniz Yücel Turkey's Foreign Ministry has denied claims that the German-Turkish journalist was tortured in prison near Istanbul. It has also rejected a warning from Germany that Turkey should stick to the UN anti-torture convention....
19:00, 05/12/2019

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan’s State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while also noting an “encouraging reduction” in the level of abuse since 2016. ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

| Ethiopia invites public to visit infamous torture facility Ethiopia has invited members of the public to tour a notorious detention facility where high-profile political prisoners once endured abusive interrogations, weeks of solitary confinement and other forms of torture....
11:17, 09/07/2019

US briefing: Planned Parenthood, migrant 'torture' and Ilhan Omar Tuesday’s top story: Planned Parenthood refuses federal funds over Trump rule. Plus, how American cities are preparing for the world’s sweltering futureSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s e...
16:51, 08/20/2019

Ex-Playboy model’s final moments of torture recalled at trial The Philadelphia monster on trial in the slaying of a former Playboy model admitted that he left her so battered, even he could not look at her slaughtered body, according to testimony. “I covered her with a blanket because I didn’t want to see...
20:34, 05/09/2019

New season of 'Handmaid's Tale' not meant to be 'torture to watch,' creator says With its chilling portrait of a patriarchal dictatorship where women are routinely raped, mutilated and forcibly separated from their children, "The Handmaid's Tale" has sometimes proved tough to stomach....
19:51, 06/05/2019

The Fate of English Witches: From Water Torture to Divine Retribution During the Early Modern period of European history – from the Renaissance (1500) to the French Revolution (1800) ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Ugandan presidential hopeful says ally dead after abduction, torture A Ugandan musician-turned-legislator who is seeking to challenge veteran President Yoweri Museveni said on Monday a supporter and fellow singer had died after being abducted and tortured, in what police are treating as a homicide....
22:34, 08/05/2019

Lessen the Torture That Is High Heels With These Five Foot-Saving Products There are some people who can wear heels for eight hours straight and feel no pain. Those people clearly have no sensation in their feet. For the rest of us, wearing heels can be like standing on top of a bunch of tiny knives, or being barefoot on a ...
04:51, 06/19/2019

Julian Assange shows psychological torture symptoms, says UN expert UK government urged not to extradite WikiLeaks co-founder to US where he faces decades in prisonJulian Assange is showing all the symptoms associated with prolonged exposure to psychological torture and should not be extradited to the US, according t...
10:00, 05/31/2019

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange suffers from 'psychological torture:' UN expert A UN torture expert has issued a blistering account of the treatment meted out to Julian Assange. The WikiLeaks founder suffers from physical and mental health issues from years of isolation....
16:51, 05/31/2019

U.S. migrant ‘torture facilities’ described as frigid places with flu-stricken kids Said one doctor of a U.S. migrant facility in McAllen, Texas: "It is obvious that the dignity and well-being of children is not even an afterthought in the design of the center,”...
03:00, 06/28/2019

Inside Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons: How al-Assad Crushed Dissent Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been locked away in filthy prisons where thousands were tortured to death — and the pace of arrests and executions is accelerating....
12:34, 05/11/2019

Jailed Saudi feminist refuses to deny torture to secure release Loujain al-Hathloul will not retract electric shock and sexual assault claims, family saysThe prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison in exchange for a video statement deny...
04:17, 08/14/2019

OnePlus demos 7 Pro's pop-up camera with 12-hour torture video and a cement block The OnePlus 7 Pro is finally official, and indeed features a pop up selfie shooter that extends from the body to snap one for the team, and then retract back, leaving you with the uninterrupted front of the device. Thankfully, the company listened to...
23:34, 05/14/2019

Ex-Army chief César Milani gives evidence in kidnap and torture case Former head of Argentina's Armed Forces expressed 'solidarity with victims' as he denies allegations he participated in 1977 operation that led to kidnap and torture suspected father and son dissidents....
10:00, 05/18/2019

Julian Assange not fit to stand trial, subjected to 'psychological torture': UN expert An expert on torture claims that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is not fit to stand trial and that he showed “all symptoms typical of prolonged exposure to psychological torture.”...
21:17, 05/31/2019

Mattis details differences with Trump over Nato allies and torture in new book Ex-defense secretary avoids direct criticism of the president in his memoir, Call Sign Chaos, but notes the pair disagreed over NatoJames Mattis, who quit as US defense secretary last year, highlights his sharp differences with Donald Trump over Nato...
21:51, 08/28/2019

AOC: Trump can't conceive of an immigration system without torture, hurting 'innocent people' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has taken another shot at President Trump amid their ongoing feud, saying he cannot conceive of an immigration system that didn't involve torture or hurting innocent people....
00:51, 07/20/2019

Eva Longoria Reunites With Marcia Cross After Revealing the Desperate Housewives Set Was ''Torture'' Desperate Housewives fans, rejoice! Former co-stars Eva Longoria and Marcia Cross reunited on the red carpet as they attended the Farrah Fawcett Foundation's Tex-Mex Fiesta in Beverly......
02:51, 09/08/2019

Rights group: India controls Kashmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely use torture to subdue dissent....
01:51, 05/21/2019

Rights group: India controls Kasmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely use torture to subdue dissent....
19:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man's torture-related deportation challenge The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more than three decades in the United States....
17:34, 05/20/2019

Julian Assange showing symptoms of psychological torture and should not be extradited to US, says UN official Julian Assange is suffering the symptoms of psychological torture, a United Nations expert said today as he argued the WikiLeaks co-founder should not be extradited to the US....
12:34, 05/31/2019

Bolsonaro taunts UN rights chief over her father's torture by Pinochet regime Brazilian president said without the dictator ‘Chile would be a Cuba today’ after Michelle Bachelet criticized rising police killingsJair Bolsonaro has taunted Michelle Bachelet, the UN high commissioner for human rights, over the Chilean dictatorshi...
05:00, 09/05/2019

JerryRigEverything’s Galaxy Fold torture test shows the phone still isn’t very durable It’s worth commending Samsung for taking the time out to fix the problems with the original Galaxy Fold. Granted, maybe some of these problems shouldn’t have been there in the first place – such as an easy-to-remove but essential plastic film – but i...
04:51, 09/21/2019

Bronx bodega basement captive faced hellish torture: prosecutors A Bronx man was subjected to hellish torture that saw a gun forced into his mouth, a lighter stuck in his face and death threats against his family during a days-long nightmare in a bodega basement, prosecutors allege. The 49-year-old survivor was fr...
03:34, 09/13/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: migration tragedy in the Rio Grande, drugs report, Torture Victims Day Top news, this Thursday are: the migration debate spurred by the tragic image of a drowned man and his daughter in the Rio Grande; the Khashoggi killing discussed at the Human Rights Council; key findings from the latest UN report on drugs; updates f...
03:00, 06/27/2019

U.N. official urges China not to deport North Korean escapees, who could face torture China should not repatriate the increasing number of North Korean escapees it has arrested in recent months, because severe punishment faces those sent home, a U.N. human rights investigator said on Friday....
10:17, 06/21/2019

California seeks death penalty in alleged torture killing of Anthony Avalos The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday they are seeking the death penalty for a mother and her boyfriend accused of torturing 10-year-old Anthony Avalos for at least five days, ultimately causing his death in June 2018....
15:00, 08/29/2019

UN experts decry torture of Rakhine men and boys held incommunicado by Myanmar’s military Allegations of torture and ill-treatment leading to the death of ethnic Rakhine men and boys being held in incommunicado detention by Myanmar’s military, has prompted three independent UN rights experts to call for an end to the practice and for “cre...
19:34, 09/03/2019

Amnesty accuses Hong Kong police of ‘disturbing pattern’ of abuse, torture Amnesty International accused Hong Kong police on Friday of torture and other abuses in their handling of more than three months of pro-democracy protests, but the police say they have shown restraint on the street in the face of increased violence....
20:51, 09/20/2019

Eletro-belts, spiked batons, even a gas chamber: EU seeks ban on trade in torture items Trade in instruments for torture and execution should be illegal and could one day be banned under an initiative spearheaded by the European Union, Argentina and Mongolia, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told Reuters on Friday....
23:51, 06/14/2019

Jailed Saudi activist rejects deal to deny torture for release, says family Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a release deal that would have granted her freedom in exchange for denying that she was subjected to torture, according to her family....
21:51, 08/14/2019

Caged alone 24 hours a day, denied medicine: lawsuit claims 'torture' in US migrant jails A lawsuit on behalf of 55,000 detainees describes ‘horrific conditions’ in US facilitiesMelvin Murillo Hernandez suffered allergic reactions so bad he had to be hospitalized four times. Martín Muñoz had no access to insulin for ten long days. Denied ...
16:51, 08/20/2019

Eva Longoria: Felicity Huffman Helped Me Survive ''Pure Torture'' on Desperate Housewives Set Eva Longoria is singing Felicity Huffman's praises in a letter written to the judge of the college admission scandal. On Friday, Sept. 6, prosecutors involved in the trial announced......
17:51, 09/07/2019

Vile act of torture prohibited ‘under all circumstances’, UN chief affirms on International Day to support victims While the prohibition of torture is “absolute, under all circumstances”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres bemoaned the fact that “this core principle is undermined every day” - in detention centres, prisons, police stations, psychiatric institut...
03:00, 06/27/2019

Jailed Saudi activist ‘offered release in return for denying torture,’ family says Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a proposal to secure her release from prison in exchange for a video statement denying reports she was tortured in custody, her family said on Tuesday....
05:17, 08/14/2019

Jailed Saudi Activist Told To Deny Torture In Release Deal, Says Family Loujain al-Hathloul, an imprisoned women's rights activist in Saudi Arabia, refused an offer of freedom in exchange for recording a videotaped statement testifying that she had not been tortured, her......
08:51, 08/15/2019

‘I couldn’t breathe’: Hong Kong protesters allege beatings and torture by city’s police An Amnesty International report offered evidence of mistreatment of people in police custody and called for an independent investigation into use of force....
16:51, 09/20/2019

Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan Faces Arrest For Alleged Land Grab, Torture More than two dozen poor farmers were illegally detained and tortured for several days before their lands were "forcibly grabbed" by senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and MP Azam Khan in Uttar......
16:17, 07/13/2019

Dayton mass shooter made ‘hit-lists’ of classmates he wanted to torture and kill: reports The Dayton mass shooting suspect was reportedly kicked out of high school for making “hit-lists” of students who he wanted to rape, kill and skin their bodies. Connor Betts, 24, allegedly wrote the lists down on a bathroom room wall and in a notebook...
09:34, 08/05/2019

Meghan McCain invokes her father in fiery 'The View' clash over 'torture' label for migrant camps "View" co-hosts Joy Behar and Meghan McCain were at it again on Tuesday, this time disagreeing over the way that people described the migrant camps used by President Trump's administration....
20:17, 06/25/2019

Our planet is in crisis. But until we call it a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked about climate change during the Democratic debate in June, she did not mince words. “I don’t even call...
19:34, 07/31/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Syria, Yemen airstrikes, Anti-torture panel, Gay rights, Climate change, #Vesak Day On Friday, we cover: Fighting in Syria’s Idlib province; UN condemnation of airstrikes in Yemen; UK’s forced-return policy; LGBTI rights; the UN chief’s climate action trip to Tuvalu; and Vesak Day....
21:51, 05/17/2019

Concern grows over UAE oil tanker last seen off Iran Vessel stopped transmitting its location on Saturday, when it was pointing towards IranTracking data showing an oil tanker that was heading towards Iranian waters and stopped transmitting its location on Saturday night has raised concerns about the s...
15:00, 07/16/2019

J.D. Davis dismisses possible Mets concern KANSAS CITY, Mo. — J.D. Davis’ said his right calf wasn’t bothering him, but his motions on the bases after delivering a pinch-hit, game-tying single for the Mets in the seventh inning Sunday triggered an alarm. “We were thinking of leaving him in le...
08:00, 08/19/2019

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been imprisoned in Venezuela, urging authorities to conduct a prompt, thorough, independent, and transparent inve...
22:17, 07/02/2019

E-scooters zipping around Edmonton cause for excitement and concern Electric scooters have arrived in central parts of Edmonton, prompting excitement over a new mode of transportation but also concern over the many ways riders can be injured....
02:17, 08/17/2019

Cell tower causes some concern for Catalina residents CATALINA — Controversy brewed in Catalina Wednesday, centering around a cell tower on the property of the Golder Ranch Fire District. Heidi Miller is a mother to two toddlers. They live about 100 feet from the tower. “The only thing I thi...
09:00, 06/06/2019

FTC official: I understand concern over YouTube settlement, but believe it's appropriate The FTC says Google's YouTube will pay $170 million to settle a complaint that it earned millions by illegally collecting personal information from children without a guardian's consent....
01:00, 09/05/2019

Steve Matz’s brilliance still comes with Mets concern Steven Matz has been excellent for much of the second half and delivered another strong outing in Sunday’s 2-1 loss to the Braves, but there remains cause for concern with the left-hander, who is dealing with a blister on his middle finger. The blist...
08:17, 08/26/2019

Another Giancarlo Stanton, Yankees’ concern is looming Giancarlo Stanton remains in Tampa working out, with what the Yankees are now calling a strained left shoulder. The slugger has been out since March 31, when he suffered a left biceps strain during the Yankees’ third game of the season. He had a cort...
03:51, 05/15/2019

GOP Senators Voice Concern Over Stephen Moore at the Fed Numerous Senate Republicans expressed concerns over the possibility of President Trump nominating conservative commentator Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors....
17:17, 05/01/2019

UAE is watching Sudan developments with concern: statement United Arab Emirates is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and supports the continuation of a dialogue between the different parties, the UAE foreign ministry said in a statement published by the state news agency WAM late on Wednesday...
04:51, 06/06/2019

Legume it may concern: the magical wonder of dried chickpeas In these troubled times, beans on the shelf are a security blanket – that happens to taste deliciousAs the Brexit crisis engulfs us and thoughts turn to stockpiling, I spend a lot of time thinking about chickpeas. It was the same in 2008, although it...
03:00, 08/02/2019

| Sports minister says PSL blackout grave concern With the SABC not showing any matches from the opening weekend of the Absa Premiership, the South African government has stepped in to try and solve the situation....
20:00, 08/07/2019

Mercer Fire sparks more buffelgrass concern TUCSON — The Mercer Fire burned through 25 acres in the Santa Catalina Mountains. The lightning-sparked fire is fully contained, but it’s now sparking additional concern about buffelgrass in the Catalinas. Julia Rowe is the Invasive Species Pro...
05:51, 08/29/2019

Brexit the biggest concern for UK tech workforce As the UK tech industry continues to flourish, new research from CWJobs has revealed that the impact of Brexit is the biggest concern for IT professionals.In its new CWJobs Confidence Index report, the company behind the UK tech job board looked into...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Yankees’ outfield is officially concern they can’t ignore BOSTON — Told you the Yankees should have signed Bryce Harper. Look, the way this bananas 2019 Yankees season has gone, it wouldn’t shock the senses if Cameron Maybin wins World Series MVP honors, or if Tyler Wade steals home off Clayton Kershaw to s...
02:34, 09/10/2019

| DRC Ebola outbreak an 'emergency of international concern': WHO The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern," a rare designation only used for the gravest epidemics....
03:17, 07/18/2019

India Expresses Concern At UN Over Terrorism Emanating From Pakistan A senior Indian diplomat on Thursday met UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet in Geneva and conveyed India's concerns on the threat posed by cross border terrorism emanating from Pakistan....
07:51, 09/13/2019

Concern over Mexico tariffs grows in southern Arizona NOGALES, Ariz. – Concern is growing over the president’s promise to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. In a press conference in London Tuesday, President Trump said a 5 percent tariff will start next week. Produce distributors gathered in Nogal...
21:51, 06/05/2019

Why scientists believe Godzilla’s fictional growth is cause for real concern A pair of scientists from prestigious Dartmouth University recently published research postulating why Godzilla has more than doubled in size since 1954. If you guessed a gym membership and a high-protein diet: you’re wrong. The King of the Monsters’...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 program Lockheed Martin F-35 program manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp would affect the F-35 program or pressure its margins....
10:51, 06/17/2019

Auto Industry Slowdown Cause For Concern, Say Dealers And Manufacturers The slowdown in the Indian auto industry has left most automobile manufacturers as well as dealers in a pessimistic and sombre mood, as sales continue to elude dealerships. At the second conclave of......
11:34, 09/05/2019

EU says Turkey's drilling off Cyprus coast of 'grave concern' The European Union on Monday said Turkey's plan to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus was of grave concern and an unacceptable escalation of tensions surrounding the Mediterranean island....
18:17, 07/08/2019

Oil prices pegged back by mounting concern over US economy Oil prices fell on Thursday for the first time in three days after San Francisco Federal Reserve President Mary Daly sounded a note of concern about the strength of U.S. economy....
08:17, 08/29/2019

N4T Investigators: Concern grows over homeless at Udall Park TUCSON – There are growing concerns about the number of homeless people taking up residence in and around a popular park on Tucson’s east side. It comes following a number of recent incidents that have people who use and pay for the park ...
03:17, 05/08/2019

Expected Surge in Oil Supply and Tariffs Add to Glut Concern Growth in oil supply is expected to accelerate next year as production increases. The U.S. benchmark for crude fell the most in four years as President Trump threatened new tariffs, before partly recovering....
15:00, 08/02/2019

Goldman says buy UPS, Fedex because concern Amazon is cutting them out is overblown Goldman Sachs is recommending buying FedEx and UPS, seeing more than 20% gains for both stocks, as the logistics companies are seen as competitive against new entrants like Amazon....
18:34, 07/10/2019

Putin says Japan's military cooperation with U.S. is source of concern President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had concerns about Japan's military cooperation with the United States, but respected Tokyo's right to defend itself anyway it saw fit....
16:51, 06/06/2019

Maersk profit in line but trade tensions a concern Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties"....
11:17, 05/24/2019

Timeline: How a Congo Ebola outbreak became a global concern The World Health Organization has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries....
17:17, 07/18/2019

Social Security Scams Add to Capital One Hack Concern The FTC has so far this year received nearly 73,000 consumer complaints involving Social Security Administration impostors, with reported consumer losses of $16.94 million....
22:34, 07/31/2019

Liverpool’s leaking defence a cause for Jürgen Klopp’s concern The European champions have rediscovered the knack of winning trophies but the defensive security of last season is missingAdrián’s hectic start to life at Liverpool gave Jürgen Klopp another European trophy, reason to sprint half the length of the p...
00:51, 08/16/2019

At NDA Meet, PM Expresses Concern Over "Needless Controversy" On EVMs Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed concern over the "needless controversy" created by the Opposition over Electronic Voting Machines or EVMs at a meeting of NDA leaders, even as the......
20:51, 05/21/2019

Plan to open gun megastore in Christchurch prompts concern Gun City, which sold weapons to man accused of mosque attack, plans new outletThe New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 51 people and injured dozens, has aroused conc...
12:51, 07/17/2019

Tory MPs express concern over PM candidates' 'unachievable promises' More than 70 moderate Conservative MPs have written to both leadership contenders expressing concern over "unachievable promises" being made during the campaign, hours ahead of a hustings event....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Harris on Barr hearing: There's 'concern about whether or not our democracy is intact' Democratic senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris said she has concerns about the integrity of the US government following her questioning of Attorney General Bill Barr at a hearing on Wednesday....
05:34, 05/02/2019

Seahawks offensive line not a major concern for a change The list of concerns for the Seattle Seahawks as their mandatory team minicamp began Tuesday started with wide receiver and went through to questions about where the pass rush would come from       ...
03:34, 06/12/2019

Canada raises concern at G20 over Mexico pipeline spat Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute with Mexico during the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan, but the matter could be resolved soon, Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Saturday....
17:00, 06/29/2019

Repo Rates Fuel Concern Over Mounting U.S. Debt The elevated cost of borrowing cash overnight using Treasurys as collateral highlights the expense of widening budget deficits, even as U.S. 10- and 30-year yields are near record lows....
20:17, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-At G20, Canada raises concern about Mexico gas pipeline row Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute that has raised diplomatic tensions with Mexico during the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan, but the matter could be resolved soon, Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Saturday....
19:34, 06/29/2019

Environment of greater concern than housing or terrorism – UK poll Concerns over climate crisis growing among British public, poll findings revealProtecting the environment has overtaken affordable housing and the threat of terrorism in the British public’s policy priorities over the last eight months, polling has r...
16:00, 07/21/2019

Concern rises about possible uranium mining near Grand Canyon Federal officials are expected to rule in the next month on a petition that could eventually lead to uranium mining around the Grand Canyon, which conservation advocates warn could irreparably pollute the region's limited groundwater supply....
03:34, 06/13/2019

The cost control concern that risks "killing" Formula E Nissan e.dams ABB FIA Formula E team principal Jean-Paul Driot has warned the governing body it risks "killing the championship" if it is not consistent on cost control issues...
04:34, 07/15/2019

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear that, according to a just-published study in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine, women e...
21:34, 07/05/2019

First human-monkey chimera raises concern among scientists Researchers reprogrammed human cells before injecting them in the monkey embryoEfforts to create human-animal chimeras have rebooted an ethical debate after reports emerged that scientists have produced monkey embryos containing human cells.A chimera...
15:00, 08/03/2019

Sebi Expresses Concern Over Related Party Transactions Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Saturday expressed concern over related party transactions, a method "frequently" employed by corporates for diversion of funds....
13:34, 08/04/2019

Treating the deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW negotiations In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into harmful, long-term dependence....
07:34, 07/08/2019

Boeing's Latest 737 MAX Concern: Pilots' Physical Strength Efforts to get Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners back in the air are being delayed in part by concerns about whether the average pilot has enough physical strength to turn a manual crank in an emergency....
14:51, 06/19/2019

Colombia puts some banana crops in quarantine on fungus concern Colombia has put a patch of banana crops in the north of the country under quarantine on suspicion they are infested with a fungus that is seen as potentially devastating to the country's banana exports, the agriculture minister said on Sunday....
03:17, 07/15/2019

Netflix reports drop in U.S. subscribers, its first ever, raising concern about its future Netflix reported subscriber numbers far lower than even its own estimates for the second quarter, causing a Wall Street sell-off and fears the streaming service's dominance could be weakening....
00:51, 07/18/2019

House Democrats and Republicans agree: Senior vacancies at DHS is a cause for concern House Democrats and Republicans are in agreement that the large number of senior leadership vacancies within the Department of Homeland Security are hurting the body’s ability to carry out its many missions....
14:34, 05/02/2019

Indian housing lender DHFL warns it may not survive as a going concern One of India's biggest housing finance companies, Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) , warned on Saturday that its financial situation was so grim that it may not survive....
02:00, 07/14/2019

Taliban attack on US-based aid group raises concern in Kabul A deadly Taliban attack on U.S.-based aid group in the Afghan capital has raised concerns among other relief organizations that they could be targeted....
14:34, 05/09/2019

France expresses concern over Iran's seizure of British tanker France's foreign ministry said on Saturday it was very concerned by the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, saying such an action harmed de-escalation efforts in the region....
12:51, 07/20/2019

Canadian climate concern could carry Greens to breakthrough election With climate change a top concern heading into next month's Canadian election and mainstream candidates offering little inspiration, Green Party leader Elizabeth May could be poised for a breakthrough....
17:00, 09/15/2019

Morgan's Desire For Second World Cup Success Tempered By Back Concern Eoin Morgan had problems with his back during the drawn-out World Cup campaign -- going off early in the game against the West Indies with a back spasm....
03:17, 08/17/2019

More U.S. Teenagers Are Trying to Lose Weight Than in Years Past. That May Be Reason for Concern Recent years have ushered in a wellness movement that emphasizes body positivity and holistic health over thinness and crash diets. But new federal data suggest that messaging hasn’t fully changed behavior yet. In fact, the report shows that mo...
13:00, 07/17/2019

US officials: Arctic thawing poses national security concern WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. and military officials are warning Congress about the potential threat to national security from melting ice in the Arctic. Officials from the Office of National Intelligence and the Pentagon say climate change will open...
17:34, 06/05/2019

Afghanistan's rights activists express concern over US-Taliban talks In an interview with DW, Shaharzad Akbar, head of Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission, said that any US-Taliban deal that undermines the basic rights of Afghan civilians should be avoided....
03:17, 08/29/2019

Lack of flu shots for migrants at CBP detention centers a concern, critics say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and their medical contractors do not administer influenza vaccines to migrants being held at detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border, reports said Tuesday....
16:51, 08/21/2019

ICE’s social media monitoring policy for migrants prompts concern TUCSON -The federal government is monitoring migrants in a new way. It has caused some concern for one local immigration attorney who spoke with News 4 Tucson. Immigration Attorney Maurice Goldman said he was shocked to see printouts of his client...
02:51, 06/27/2019

Public safety concern suspends operations at Port of San Luis SAN LUIS, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection have suspended operations at the U.S. Port of Entry in San Luis Monday morning due to a public safety concern, officials say. The Port of San Luis has temporarily suspended operations due to...
21:17, 07/15/2019

'I wash all my food like crazy': researchers voice concern about nanoparticles US foods are packed with nanoparticles, even as long-term evidence of their safety is missing. How did we get here, and what should we do?France is clamping down on a common food additive that has been shown to be carcinogenic in animal studies. The ...
08:51, 05/29/2019

OIC notes with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world: statement The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca said on Saturday that it noted with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world, according to the summit's final statement....
08:34, 06/01/2019

Concern deepens in Turkey over U.S. sanctions for Russia missile system The looming threat of U.S. sanctions and a wider rupture with Western allies over Turkey's purchase of Russian air defenses is raising concern in Ankara, two Turkish officials said, despite public insistence the deal will go ahead as planned....
20:34, 05/31/2019

Clyburn’s fish fry draws the Democratic hopefuls and illustrates a concern A field as big and diverse as this one will inevitably leave some voters feeling cheated. And it could make unifying around the eventual nominee almost impossible....
22:51, 06/22/2019

India Expresses Concern Over Cross-Border Terrorism Emanating From Pak A senior Indian diplomat on Thursday met UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet and conveyed India's concerns on the threat posed by cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Grave Concern: Arvind Kejriwal Over ''Economic Recession'' Reports Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday expressed "grave concern" over reports of an economic slowdown in the country and said that his government will cooperate with the Centre to deal with the......
06:51, 08/24/2019

UN Owes Peacekeeping Nations $3.6 Billion, India Voices Concern India, which is owed $38 million by the UN for peacekeeping operations, has voiced concern over the "unjustifiable and inexplicable" delays in reimbursement to countries providing peacekeeping troops......
13:51, 05/18/2019

U.S. voices concern over Myanmar army's lawsuit against religious leader The United States said on Thursday it was deeply concerned about the Myanmar army's filing of a lawsuit against a religious leader who told President Donald Trump the military oppressed Christians in the Buddhist-majority country....
04:51, 09/06/2019

Expansion to 22-race F1 calendar could rest on extra engine concern Formula 1's expansion to a record-breaking 22 races in 2020 could rest on manufacturer estimations on completing the longer season without using an extra power unit per car...
17:34, 08/02/2019

G20 heads struggle to narrow differences beyond their concern on global growth Many leaders of the world's top 20 economies on Friday voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose to global growth, but were at loggerheads on key issues such as World Trade Organization (WTO) reform, Japanese and Russian delegates sai...
10:34, 06/28/2019

Rising rates of marijuana use among pregnant women spark concern (Reuters Health) - Increasing numbers of pregnant women are using marijuana in the U.S. and that may result in issues for their babies, two new studies suggest....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Kuwait looks at Iran's threats to block Strait of Hormuz 'with concern' Kuwait is looking at Iranian threats to block the Strait of Hormuz with concern, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on Sunday quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled al-Jarallah as saying....
00:34, 04/29/2019

Saudi rights no concern for Anthony Joshua's fight promoter Putting profits ahead of politics, the promoter of heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua is dismissing concerns over the decision to contest a championship fight in Saudi Arabia....
14:51, 08/13/2019

Andrew Strauss has Hundred reasons for concern over English coaches • Former director expresses fears at overseas appointments• Shane Warne and Gary Kirsten among coaches already hiredAndrew Strauss has expressed concerns over a lack of English head coaches in the Hundred, fearing it could have a knock-on effect for ...
22:51, 08/14/2019

Oil little changed as demand concern contends with US-China trade hopes Oil prices were little changed on Friday and were on track for weekly losses as concerns about a slowed global economic growth outweighed hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute....
20:00, 09/13/2019

London F1 race bid prompts fresh Silverstone British GP concern The escalating prospect of a Formula 1 race in London has prompted fresh concern for Silverstone amid its negotiation of a new British Grand Prix deal...
13:34, 06/29/2019

METALS-Aluminium set for strong weekly gain on supply concern Aluminium prices in London and Shanghai are set for solid weekly gains on Friday, as alumina refinery shutdowns in China raises production costs for the metal, but a gloomy global growth outlook put pressure on base metals prices....
07:51, 05/17/2019

Honda Joins Industry Concern Over Electric Vehicle Deadline Honda has unveiled its first two-wheeler, which will meet the BS-VI regulations, and says that the deadline for converting two-wheelers below 150 cc to electric by 2025 is unrealistic....
20:00, 06/12/2019

Mac Thornberry: Intelligence reports on Iran show 'cause for greater concern' As members of both parties in Congress complain they're not being briefed on escalating tensions with Iran, one top congressman who has seen the intelligence said it shows Iran's aggressive behavior goes beyond its normal harassment as the rogue regi...
14:51, 05/17/2019

‘I’m just helpless’: Concern about Kashmir mounts as communication blackout continues A day after a critical decision that stripped the state of its autonomy, a government-imposed ban on mobile and Internet service is preventing almost all communication with residents....
06:00, 08/07/2019

WRAPUP 4-Concern over Macri's future again hits Argentina markets Argentina's peso closed weaker again on Tuesday following a second day of market turmoil triggered by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide victory in a primary election that dealt a severe blow to President Mauricio Macri's re-election ...
23:19, 08/13/2019

'Strategically confused': 18 years after 9/11, concern the US still doesn't know its enemy persists After 18 years, two wars, multiple conflicts, and billions of dollars spent, the United States is still grappling with the threat posed by international terrorism, but questions linger as to whether policymakers truly understand their adversary....
06:17, 09/12/2019

Jets’ offensive-line chemistry a huge concern for Week 1 Highlights from the Jets practice on Monday: Something good This was Le’Veon Bell’s strongest practice of the summer. The running back received a heavy workload and he was very active. He was hitting holes with force and was not shying away from cont...
00:17, 08/13/2019

Auto industry says cybersecurity is a significant concern as cars become more automated But the auto industry is downplaying a report that a hacker’s use of GPS trackers allowed him to monitor the location of thousands of vehicles in commercial fleets and even turn off their engines....
02:00, 05/01/2019

China Says It Won't "Sit By" On Hong Kong, Donald Trump Expresses Concern China warned Thursday that it will not "sit by and watch" the unrest unfolding in Hong Kong, as US President Donald Trump expressed concern over the risk of a violent response to pro-democracy......
07:51, 08/16/2019

Oil falls as demand concern contends with US-China trade hopes Oil prices slipped on Friday and were on track for weekly losses as concerns about a slowed global economic growth outweighed hints of progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute....
06:17, 09/14/2019

UAE says it will show restraint after tanker attacks, Iran's behavior a concern The United Arab Emirates will show restraint after attacks on oil tankers off its coast and is committed to de-escalation during a "difficult situation" caused by Iranian behavior in the region, a senior official said on Wednesday....
02:17, 05/16/2019

Oil bounces up on Iran concern after touching one-month low on trade tensions Oil futures edged higher in volatile trade on Monday as rising tensions between the United States and Iran buoyed prices after they touched a one-month low following U.S. President Donald Trump's threat that he may raise tariffs on Chinese goods....
23:17, 05/06/2019

Bryce Harper’s offensive numbers are trending down and there’s real reason for concern Monday night’s performance was his 19th game this season with multiple strikeouts -- no other player has more than 16 -- and he’s batting .222 with a .805 OPS entering Tuesday’s contest....
19:34, 05/14/2019

Anti-Semitism a growing concern for majority of Europe's young Jews Young Jewish Europeans believe anti-Semitism is on the rise in their countries. An EU report shows young Jews are concerned about safety and blame social media networks for a rise in anti-Jewish sentiment....
22:17, 07/04/2019

Is teen sexting cause for concern, or no big deal? How to help kids stay safe online. When faced with the new and exciting prospect of sexual communication, teens may not be capable of fully understanding all aspects of the situation, including potential for later harassment, legal ramifications, or the effect on friendships or social...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Skepticism, Concern as Trump Prepares to Visit Sites of Mass Shootings (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is bringing a message aimed at national unity and healing to the sites of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. But the words he offers for a divided America will be complicated by his own incendiary, a...
19:34, 08/07/2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Stock Markets Slide as Bonds Signal Rising Concern About Growth Yields on United States government bonds fell, indicating lower expectations for growth and extending a drop that began as the trade war intensified....
21:17, 08/14/2019

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Signals Concern Over Sluggish Spending, Low Inflation Federal Reserve officials agreed to hold their benchmark interest rate steady and noted some key economic activity had slowed during the first quarter....
00:34, 05/02/2019

RCMP acknowledges concern from allies after senior intelligence official charged Lucki told reporters that international security partners have not placed any data-sharing restrictions on Canada since the charges against Cameron Ortis were filed....
03:34, 09/18/2019

Mercedes has tyre warm-up "concern" for Monaco Grand Prix qualifying The Mercedes Formula 1 team admits it has a tyre warm-up "concern" for Monaco Grand Prix qualifying, despite its imperious form in the two Thursday practice sessions...
21:51, 05/23/2019

Europe’s ‘green wave’ signals growing climate change concern BERLIN — Green parties in Germany, France, Britain and elsewhere celebrated big gains in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament amid growing voter concerns over climate change, expressed in large-scale student protests over recent months. Pro...
20:34, 05/27/2019

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday from the UN that the measure risks deterring future l...
22:34, 08/06/2019

G20 finance chiefs express concern over risks from 'intensified' trade conflict Group of 20 finance leaders on Sunday said that trade and geopolitical tensions have "intensified", raising risks to improving global growth, but they stopped short of calling for a resolution of a deepening U.S.-China trade conflict....
14:51, 06/09/2019

Donald Trump: Iran strikes called off over concern for civilians' safety President Donald Trump said Friday he'd ordered attacks against three targets in Iran late Thursday, but called them off in the final minutes over concerns that 150 civilians would be killed....
23:00, 06/21/2019

Ocon drives in final F1 '20 tyre test, Pirelli has deadline concern Pirelli is undertaking the final test of its 2020 Formula 1 prototype tyres with Mercedes reserve driver Esteban Ocon at Paul Ricard, as the debate over extra testing continues...
11:51, 09/12/2019

A Year After Hurricane Florence, Coal Ash Is Still a Huge Concern For North Carolina Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina a year ago today. And while its winds were only Category 1-force, its record rainfall and floodwaters caused major devastation—especially to coal ash ponds, which can contain toxins like mercury and ...
19:18, 09/14/2019

Saudi Arabia says it is watching Sudan with concern, urges renewed dialogue Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and it supports continued dialogue between the ruling military council and the opposition....
19:51, 06/05/2019

‘It’s a big concern’: Dozens of dead fish discovered in Moncton’s Jones Lake David Ford, who lives near the lake, says he was walking his dogs along the water on Sunday night when he came across the dead and rotting fish littering the shoreline....
22:00, 06/17/2019

‘Weird swing’ turns Dominic Smith into Mets’ injury concern PHOENIX — Dominic Smith homered with a sore right thumb a day earlier, but the Mets weren’t taking any chances Sunday. The first baseman/outfielder is expected to receive an MRI exam in New York on Monday, after he was scratched from the lineup again...
11:00, 06/03/2019

China Promises To Address India's Concern Over Ballooning Trade Deficit China on Monday promised to address India's growing concerns over the ballooning trade deficit and suggested expanding cooperation in areas like industrial production, tourism and border trade to......
06:51, 08/13/2019

Defense contractor consolidation a security concern: U.S. Air Force acquisition head The number of major U.S. defense contractors has shrunk to the point of becoming a national security concern, according to the U.S. Air Force's acquisition head, who said his service needed to have more frequent competitions to benefit smaller compan...
09:34, 06/28/2019

If Trump’s concern were black poverty and low incomes, he’d be worried about Ratcliffe, not Cummings If Democratic Rep. Elijah E. Cummings is responsible for poverty and crime in his Baltimore district, as Trump has claimed, we have bad news for the president about his pick for national intelligence director: On a number of metrics, Republican Rep. ...
23:00, 07/30/2019

New allies Vietnam, Australia express concern over South China Sea tensions New allies Vietnam and Australia expressed concern on Friday about China's activities in the South China Sea, where Vietnamese and Chinese vessels are locked in a tense standoff in Vietnamese-controlled waters....
09:17, 08/23/2019

Frank Lampard insists ‘Spygate’ is no concern ahead of Leeds meeting • Derby will face Bielsa’s team on Saturday• ‘I don’t care about the talk of spies,’ says LampardFrank Lampard has claimed he no longer cares about “Spygate” ahead of Derby County’s play-off semi-final against Leeds United, but confirmed that he has ...
01:34, 05/07/2019

German bank CEOs warn on low interest rates, but Goldman says it's 'less of a concern' The CEOs of Germany's two biggest banks have warned of further damage to the ailing European banking sector and wider economy if the European Central Bank (ECB) cuts interest rates next week....
19:34, 09/05/2019

Gallup: Record high concern on immigration, America’s biggest ‘problem’ Growing concerns about nonstop illegal immigration has surged to a record high, becoming America’s biggest “problem” by a mile, according to a new poll....
01:00, 07/24/2019

Jack Nowell injury is a pain for Exeter and a concern for Eddie Jones • England wing will have scan on injured ankle• ’We can be proud,’ says Exeter’s Rob BaxterJack Nowell will have a scan on his left ankle after limping off 10 minutes before the end of Exeter’s third defeat in a Premiership final to Saracens in four ...
00:17, 06/02/2019

Lack of access is forcing Canadian women to the U.S. for abortions. That’s ’cause for concern’: minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor is not ruling out whether U.S. restrictions will come up in a meeting on Thursday between the prime minister and the U.S. vice-president....
19:34, 05/29/2019

Energy Drinks Have Become Wildly Popular With Teens. Here’s Why it’s a Public Health Concern Earlier this year, a half-dozen students from City Hill Middle School, in Naugatuck, Connecticut, traveled with their science teacher Katrina Spina to the state capital to testify in support of a bill that would ban sales of energy drinks to children...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Pope's envoy tells Syrian leader of concern for Idlib civilians Pope Francis has expressed concern for the humanitarian situation in northwestern Syria and urged a negotiated end to years of fighting, in a letter delivered on Monday to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad....
14:51, 07/22/2019

U.S. State Department Expresses ‘Grave Concern’ Over Hong Kong Extradition Proposal The U.S. State Department expressed “grave concern” over a proposed law in Hong Kong that would allow extraditions to mainland China, warning that the move could further undermine the city’s freedoms and damage its business environm...
01:51, 06/11/2019

Slow Loan Disbursal To Small Enterprises A Major Concern: Industry Body As per data compiled by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the outstanding credit of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) to the MSME sector increased from Rs 8.20 lakh crore in March 2016 to Rs 8.81 lakh crore......
14:35, 08/11/2019

El Paso shooting suspect's mom says she called police with concern about rifle son owned: report The mother of the man accused of slaughtering 22 people in El Paso on Saturday reportedly called police weeks before the massacre to express her concerns about a firearm her son owned....
15:00, 08/08/2019

Tyson Fury trainer admits big gym concern ahead of Otto Wallin bout Trainer Ben Davison is wary of how much Tyson Fury is in the gym in the build up to his Las Vegas showdown with Otto Wallin as he refuses to take breaks...
11:17, 09/14/2019

Pope Francis's envoy tells Syria's Assad of concern for Idlib's civilians Pope Francis's envoy told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a meeting on Monday of the Pope's concerns for the humanitarian situation in northwest Syria, a Vatican spokesman said in a statement....
12:00, 07/22/2019