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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....

Jailed Saudi activist ‘offered release in return for denying torture,’ family says

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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....
20:14, 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......
03:56, 08/15/2019

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...
22:28, 08/13/2019

The family of a prominent jailed Saudi women’s rights activist says she turned down a deal to deny being tortured and sexually assaulted in prison in exchange for her freedom Reuters The family of a jailed Saudi women's rights activist says she has refused a deal which would see her deny allegations of torture at the hands of prison guards in exchange for her freedom. Loujain al-Hathloul, a prominent activist in the wom...
13:56, 08/14/2019

‘I have a lot of hope now’: Wife of jailed Saudi blogger hails Pence’s call for husband’s release The wife of jailed Saudi dissident Raif Badawi said U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence gave her hope Thursday when he called on Saudi Arabia to free her husband....
04:14, 07/19/2019

Family of Loujain al-Hathloul fight to free imprisoned Saudi activist Relatives hope raising awareness in the US can help end detention of Hathloul who battled the ban on women driving When Lina al-Hathloul learned her sister, the Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul, had been whisked away by Saudi Arabian police in the ...
08:56, 07/14/2019

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....
17:00, 05/07/2019

Help offered to woman jailed for turning in husband’s guns LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida lawmaker and others are asking a State Attorney not to prosecute a woman who was arrested while giving her husband’s guns to police after he was charged with trying to run her over. Courtney Irby spent six days i...
15:14, 06/24/2019

Saudi minister denies activist Baghdadi faced any Saudi threat A senior Saudi official denied the authorities posed any threat to prominent Palestinian human rights campaigner Iyad al-Baghdadi, who has said the Norwegian security services warned him of a threat against him from Saudi Arabia....
07:14, 05/19/2019

Ugandan activist jailed for a poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
01:56, 08/06/2019

Ugandan activist jailed over poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
05:00, 08/08/2019

Tommy Robinson jailed: what is contempt of court and why was the far-right activist guilty of it? Tommy Robinson has been jailed for contempt of court over a video he broadcast on Facebook featuring defendants in a criminal trial - in breach of a reporting ban....
17:00, 07/11/2019

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson jailed again in UK as his supporters clash with police British far-right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced again to prison Thursday after being found in contempt of court, sparking clashes between police and his supporters in London....
16:56, 07/11/2019

Beloved Chihuahua reunited with owner who offered $3K for dog’s return The beloved Chihuahua who was stolen in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park on Saturday has been reunited with his owner, thanks to the pooch’s “mom and crime fighting aunts.” Jess Gary, 37, got back her 15-year-old arthritic pup, Fidel, Sunda...
03:56, 07/02/2019

Activist who branded Uganda president ‘a dirty, delinquent dictator’ is jailed Stella Nyanzi vows to persist with criticism of Yoweri Museveni after receiving 18-month prison sentence for cyber harassmentStella Nyanzi, the Ugandan women’s rights activist and staunch government critic who once called head of state Yoweri Museven...
16:42, 08/02/2019

| Thai activist jailed for insulting monarchy freed in royal pardon A Thai anti-junta activist who spent more than two years behind bars for insulting the country's monarchy by sharing an unflattering BBC article about the king walked free on a royal pardon....
18:42, 05/10/2019

Activist Jailed In Bhima Koregaon Case Gets Bail For Father's Death he Bombay High Court on Thursday allowed activist Sudha Bharadwaj, arrested for alleged Maoist links, to visit her family in Bengaluru to attend post-funeral rituals following her father's death....
00:14, 08/09/2019

Bahrain court refuses to grant jailed activist Rajab a non-custodial sentence - lawyer A Bahraini court has refused to grant the jailed human rights activist Nabeel Rajab a non-custodial sentence instead of the jail terms he currently serving, his lawyer said on Monday....
14:28, 05/06/2019

Saudi diplomat rejects activist's allegation he's a target A top Saudi diplomat says the kingdom has no information about an Arab activist living in Norway who says the CIA tipped Norwegian security about a threat against him emanating from Saudi Arabia....
16:28, 05/19/2019

UN working group asks for release of 3 jailed Catalans MADRID (AP) — The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has asked Spain to seek the release from pre-trial jail of three Catalan separatists detained following Catalonia’s 2017 secession attempt. In an opinion to be published late...
16:42, 05/29/2019

Press freedom group traveled to Saudi over jailed reporters Reporters Without Borders says it has taken an unprecedented mission to Saudi Arabia to advocate for the release of 30 jailed journalists in the aftermath of the killing of Saudi writer and critic Jamal Khashoggi...
16:56, 07/10/2019

CIA warns Arab activist of potential threat from Saudi Arabia Pro-democracy campaigner İyad el-Baghdadi has been vocal critic of Saudi crown princeThe CIA has warned Norway that a prominent Arab activist who is living in the country under asylum protection is facing a potential threat from Saudi Arabia, the Gua...
13:42, 05/07/2019

Arab activist says Norway warned him of potential Saudi threat A prominent Arab pro-democracy campaigner living in political asylum in Norway said he had been temporarily moved to a secure location by Norwegian police last month after a tip-off about a possible threat against him from Saudi Arabia....
12:42, 05/08/2019

Arab activist in Norway details his Saudi work before threat COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An Arab activist living in Norway says he’s been given protection by two different Norwegian entities after the CIA informed officials of an unspecified threat against him. Iyad el-Baghdadi, an outspoken commentator o...
15:00, 05/13/2019

EU demands release of jailed Vietnamese 'anti-state' critic Climate activist Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced to six years in prison for a series of "anti-state" Facebook posts. Human Rights campaigners say it is part of an "ongoing crackdown" on dissent....
20:00, 06/06/2019

Jailed financier Epstein seeks release under house arrest American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house arrest as he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking underage girls....
21:14, 07/11/2019

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....
16:42, 07/10/2019

U.S. says hopes release of Lebanese man by Iran is positive signs for jailed Americans The United States on Tuesday applauded the release of Lebanese detainee Nizar Zakka, who has U.S. residency, by Iran as a "great day" for him and his family and said it hoped the move was a positive sign for Americans detained by Tehran....
20:28, 06/11/2019

White House welcomes release of Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar The White House said on Tuesday it welcomed the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed in Myanmar for more than a year....
07:14, 05/08/2019

Louisiana to release autopsy on dead civil rights activist found in car trunk A Louisiana medical examiner is set to release on Monday the results of the autopsy of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital last week....
15:42, 07/15/2019

Family GP who groped women and girls over 20 year period is jailed A family GP who abused his trusted position in the community to grope women and girls over the course of two decades has been jailed for ten-and-a-half years today....
20:56, 05/17/2019

Family memoir explores childhood of climate activist Greta Thunberg "Scenes from the Heart" is a memoir about Greta Thunberg and her family before she gained fame. Now available in German, the young climate activist's story will come out later this year in English....
18:42, 05/03/2019

‘Quash’ convictions and release women jailed for protesting against wearing veils in Iran, urge UN rights experts Decades-long prison sentences handed down to three women protesting the strictly enforced wearing of veils in Iran, have drawn alarm and condemnation from six United Nations independent human rights experts....
20:14, 08/16/2019

Jamal Khashoggi: UN to release report on murder of Saudi journalist Earlier this year, the UN said that Khashoggi was "the victim of a brutal and premeditated" murder, "planned and perpetrated" by Saudi officials. The journalist was allegedly strangled in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul....
10:14, 06/19/2019

Media watchdog reveals secret Saudi mission for journalists' release Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders said it was only confirming the "unprecedented" mission after Saudi Arabia refused to release 30 jailed journalists and as it prepares to host next year's G20 summit....
20:14, 07/10/2019

Golf: European Tour will return to Saudi Arabia - Commissioner European Tour Commissioner Keith Pelley says the tour will play again in Saudi Arabia in 2020 and is "perplexed" at the criticism received for staging a tournament there for the first time in January....
17:42, 05/02/2019

From Miami With Love: The Beckham’s Release A New Family Portrait Victoria and David posted a photograph of themselves and their brood with captions that told their combined 80 million followers what a brilliant time they had in the south of Florida...
11:14, 06/03/2019

Splinter Cell Release Date News Updates from E3: Will Sam Fisher return for Ubisoft at E3? Ubisoft's stealth franchise has been hiding in the shadows for years now, but with the next-generation of consoles on the horizon could we see Sam Fisher on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett?...
15:28, 06/10/2019

NBA 2K20 Release Date News: Demigods set to return to the game following 2K Games tease? NBA 2K20 shall return later this year, but when it does, could we see the return of the famous demigod characters to game? And if they do, will it bring chaos to the NBA series?...
12:28, 05/18/2019

Canada grants asylum for Saudi teen who fled family: UNHCR Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun’s desperate and ultimately successful bid for asylum in the face of alleged death-threats from her own family, provides a “glimpse into the precarious situation of millions of refugees worldwide” said the UN High Commissioner ...
03:42, 04/29/2019

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the kingdom’s royal family. Sena...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Family Of Hyderabad Woman, Who Died In Saudi, Seeks Sushma Swaraj's Help The relatives of a 26-year-old woman, who died in Saudi Arabia, have sought External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's help in bringing back her mortal remains....
04:14, 05/22/2019

Family of missing mom Jennifer Dulos ‘hopeful’ she’ll return home The family of missing Connecticut mom of five Jennifer Dulos on Friday marked a week since she disappeared with a touching statement letting her know they “love and miss” her — and thanking all those who’ve helped with the search ef...
00:28, 06/01/2019

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the......
05:42, 07/11/2019

Escaped prisoner took Lyft ride to family’s house days before release: cops A prisoner who was just a week away from being released escaped from a minimum security lockup in North Carolina — but gave himself away by taking a Lyft to flee to his family’s house, according to reports. Jaylan Andra Ross, 22, was set ...
06:42, 08/14/2019

Victim, family members of Brink’s robbery want Judith Clark’s release overturned A retired detective and the son of an armored truck guard killed in the infamous 1981 Nyack Brink’s heist want the state parole board’s decision to release convicted murderer Judith Clark tossed since one board member failed to disclose h...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Amanda Knox’s return to Italy is ‘inappropriate,’ Kercher family lawyer says Amanda Knox’s return to Italy was slammed as “inappropriate” by a lawyer representing the family of Meredith Kercher — who was slain in the apartment she shared with the American exchange student. Knox, 31, arrived in the country Th...
21:56, 06/14/2019

Peter Gotti, Gambino crime family mobster, says he's sorry, seeks release from prison Peter Gotti, who took over after Gambino mob boss John Gotti, seeks compassionate release from prison. He says he's sick and wants to live in Queens.        ...
20:28, 07/05/2019

Amanda Knox: Kercher family lawyer labels return to Italy 'inappropriate' Knox, twice acquitted of killing Meredith Kercher, is to attend a debate on ‘trial by media’ Amanda Knox’s return to Italy has been described as “inappropriate” and “very painful” by a lawyer for the family of the murdered British student Meredith Ke...
04:42, 06/14/2019

Amanda Knox's return to Italy slammed as 'inappropriate' by slain British student's family lawyer Amanda Knox’s return to Italy Thursday was slammed as “inappropriate” by the lawyer representing the family of Meredith Kercher, the British student Knox was previously convicted of killing in 2007....
20:28, 06/14/2019

Westminster's grand plans: family housing, safer streets and a return to cool for Soho are unveiled in exclusive preview London's richest borough plans to fight crime, clean up its streets and house its deprived families. Homes & Property gets an exclusive first look at their proposals....
09:42, 06/19/2019

| US spa to pay fine for denying service to blind customer A spa in Los Angeles has agreed to change its policies and pay damages to a blind man denied access to the facility on grounds "his kind" would not be able to follow instructions....
01:42, 07/11/2019

'They're absolutely devastated:' Family of 18-month-old girl killed in cruise ship fall to return home The family of Chloe Wiegand, who died after falling out of an 11th-floor window on Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas, is heading home to Indiana.       ...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Farrakhan delivers insult while denying he's anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan says despite assertions by Facebook when it banned him from its platform, he is not a hater of Jewish people, not a misogynist nor a homophobe....
00:00, 05/11/2019

JLR boss stops short of denying PSA takeover rumours News 15 May, 2019 Leaked documents suggest PSA could buy JLR. Boss Dr Ralf Speth says he has not discussed a sale but doesn't deny moves are afoot...
15:42, 05/15/2019

YouTube to ban hateful videos, Holocaust-denying content The Google-owned video-sharing platform has pledged to remove content that glorifies Nazi ideology or well-document events like the Holocaust and 9/11. YouTube is also tweaking its algorithm that recommends videos....
00:00, 06/06/2019

A year later, little impact after denying Trump aide dinner LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Tourism in a small Virginia town has suffered little in the year since The Red Hen restaurant famously refused to serve President Donald Trump’s spokeswoman, Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The Roanoke Times reports that Lexington...
01:56, 06/24/2019

Al-Jazeera suspends two journalists over 'Holocaust denying' video The Qatari broadcaster has come under fire for a controversial video about the Holocaust. The Israeli Foreign Ministry said it represented "the worst kind of pernicious evil."...
11:14, 05/20/2019

De'Von Bailey's family calls his death 'wholly unjustified' after Colorado Springs police release bodycam footage The bodycam footage from the Colorado Springs Police Department shows De'Von Bailey, 19, running from two officers before being shot in the back.        ...
07:00, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong court: Denying same-sex spousal benefits unlawful HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The court T...
11:56, 06/06/2019

ICE is denying migrants rightful access to lawyers, legal group says ICE says migrant numbers drove the policy changes at a Texas detention center in Karnes, but disputes that detainees are denied legal aid.        ...
18:42, 05/09/2019

NFL notebook: On audio, Chiefs' Hill heard denying assault In a full version of an audio recording aired by a Kansas City radio station on Tuesday, Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill is heard denying assaulting his fiancee, although Hill pleaded guilty to an assault and battery charge in 2015....
04:42, 07/10/2019

Criminologist: Trump acts like a criminal when denying climate change While much of the world now recognizes the need for immediate action, there are still those who question the scientific consensus on climate change and deter efforts to tackle it. As might be expected, they have the attention of US President Donald T...
04:14, 08/01/2019

IT Firm Sues US Government for Denying H-1B Visa to Indian Professional Xterra Solutions alleged in its lawsuit that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) improperly denied H-1B visa to Praharsh Chandra Sai Venkata Anisetty....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Mbappe furious with Tuchel after denying him Golden Shoe - reports "Kylian Mbappe\u0027s growing unhappiness at Paris Saint-Germain has intensified, after reports in France emerged that the forward was left furious with manager Thomas Tuchel over being denied the chance to win the Golden Shoe."...
12:28, 05/21/2019

U.S. Couple Sues State Dept. Over Policy Denying Their Baby Citizenship An American couple’s daughter, who was born abroad with the help of a surrogate, was denied citizenship. Her parents, two gay men, are suing for discrimination....
18:56, 07/23/2019

The Trump administration is denying citizenship to the children of same-sex couples because they were born 'out of wedlock' The Trump administration is attempting to deny citizenship to the children of same-sex couples born abroad, as The Daily Beast first reported. According to policies enacted in the summer of 2018, "a child born abroad must be biologically related to a...
23:14, 05/15/2019

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs denying to cover bills for emergency care According to a new report by the VA’s Office of Inspector General, during just one six-month period, more than 17,000 veterans were slapped with $53.3 million in medical bills the government should have covered. The VA tells NBC News they are reviewi...
00:00, 08/18/2019

YouTube bans videos glorifying Nazis and denying violent events YouTube said Wednesday that the platform will begin banning videos promoting Nazi ideology as well as those denying “well-documented violent events” such as the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook massacre. “Today, we’re taking another step in ou...
21:28, 06/05/2019

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard: ‘Denying climate change is evil’ The octogenarian entrepreneur, who prefers gardening to meetings, says capitalism is destroying earthIn his bridge-club cords and grandpa shoes, 80-year-old Yvon Chouinard doesn’t look the rock-star entrepreneur.And, when he speaks, he doesn’t sound ...
16:14, 05/10/2019

Neymar posts message on Instagram denying rape allegations - video Brazil and PSG footballer Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram on Sunday to explain his relationship with an unidentified woman who accused him of raping her in Paris last month. The video included WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged...
14:28, 06/03/2019

Big pharma is denying children like my son vital drugs. So I've set up a buyers club | Robert Long The US company Vertex has put a ludicrous price on a new cystic fibrosis drug. But we’ve found a way to bypass its greed A few weeks ago I sat in a meeting room in east London nervously waiting the arrival of two representatives from Gador, an Argent...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Trump called Epstein a ‘terrific guy’ who enjoyed ‘younger’ girls before denying relationship with him “It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side,” Trump said about Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier charged with sex trafficking, in a 2002 article in New York Magazine....
08:14, 07/09/2019

Thousands of students sue Betsy DeVos, claiming she's denying them student debt forgiveness More than 150,000 former students of for-profit colleges filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday, claiming the agency is depriving them of student debt relief....
18:56, 06/25/2019

Former Nazi soldier charged after blaming victims for deaths, denying impact of Holocaust, report says A former Nazi soldier is facing up to 7 years in prison after German prosecutors say he appeared on a television program and blamed his victims for their deaths, while also denying the impact of the Holocaust....
20:28, 07/24/2019

Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful....
13:14, 06/06/2019

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi airport, killing one person The Saudi-led military coalition engaged in Yemen said that the Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a "terrorist" attack on Abha airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday, killing one person and wounding seven others....
04:56, 06/24/2019

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state TV said on Saturday....
03:00, 06/15/2019

Saudi-led coalition hits Houthi positions in Yemen's Sanaa: Saudi state TV A Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes on Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa, Saudi state television reported early on Saturday, part of an escalation of tit-for-tat strikes that has stoked regional tensions....
09:56, 06/15/2019

Saudi Arabia agrees Iran was behind tanker attacks: Saudi minister Saudi Arabia agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday....
00:42, 06/14/2019

Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport wounds 26: Saudi-led coalition The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday which wounded 26 people....
14:56, 06/12/2019

Saudi-based Islamic group condemns attack on Saudi airport CAIRO (AP) — The Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation has condemned the Houthi rebel attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha regional airport, which wounded 26, and said it supported Saudi policies aimed at countering “the forces of dark...
17:42, 06/13/2019

Saudi air defenses intercept two Houthi drones: Saudi press agency Saudi air defenses intercepted two Houthi drones, one of them targeting a residential area in the southern city of Abha, the Saudi press agency said on Tuesday, citing the Saudi-led coalition....
04:56, 06/18/2019

Houthi drone attacks in Saudi are 'war crime': Saudi-led coalition in Yemen The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said it considers this week's drone attacks by Houthis on Saudi oil installations a "war crime", Al Arabiya news channel reported on Thursday....
11:14, 05/16/2019

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one, wounding 21: Saudi-led coalition Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded 21 others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in Yemen said....
04:56, 06/24/2019

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says 2 Saudi oil tankers hit in “sabotage attack” off UAE coast have “significant damage” DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says 2 Saudi oil tankers hit in “sabotage attack” off UAE coast have “significant damage”...
08:56, 05/13/2019

Saudi Energy Minister Says Two Saudi Oil Tankers Attacked Near UAE Waters Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were targeted on Sunday in "a sabotage attack" off the coast of Fujairah, part of the United Arab Emirates,......
09:14, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia says two Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE waters Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were among vessels targeted by a "sabotage attack" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), condemning it as an attempt to undermine security of global crude supplies....
08:42, 05/13/2019

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused....
12:00, 06/20/2019

Netflix will release 44 new original movies and shows in July – here’s the full release schedule When it comes to Netflix’s new original movies and shows set to premiere in July, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that in terms of quantity, the release schedule of Netflix original productions is way down next month compared to...
22:42, 06/20/2019

Evil Genius 2 Release Date Revealed: New gameplay, Steam release information from E3 2019 Rebellion has announced a follow-up to 2004's cult villain simulator and spy-fi hit, Evil Genius - here's everything you need to know about today's announcement....
21:42, 06/10/2019

Saudi Arabia says two Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE waters Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were targeted on Sunday in "a sabotage attack" off the coast of Fujairah, part of the United Arab Emirates, threatening the security of global oil supplies....
08:28, 05/13/2019

UN experts voice ‘deep concern’ over Iran’s ‘consistent pattern’ of denying life-saving medical treatment to detainees Despite repeated calls, Iran continues to deny medical treatment to detainees in what amounts to “a consistent pattern”, according to eight UN human rights experts, in a statement on Wednesday....
18:28, 07/10/2019

Supreme Court sides with apparel maker who said government violated First Amendment by denying ‘subversive’ clothing line trademark Los Angeles artist Erik Brunetti sued the government, saying it violated the First Amendment by refusing to register the trademark for his FUCT brand of street wear....
17:56, 06/24/2019

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...
17:14, 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...
07:28, 05/21/2019

Al Franken gets the defense he never offered himself A New Yorker piece has provided an opportunity for a debate that was never had in full, with the added benefit of two years of festering resentment from his devoted supporters....
23:28, 07/22/2019

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....
16:56, 05/31/2019

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...
23:00, 05/22/2019

| 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....
20:56, 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 ...
01:14, 06/27/2019

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...
10:42, 05/17/2019

‘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....
23:28, 05/31/2019

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...
13:56, 05/14/2019

Paper Round: De Gea to be offered new deal "Manchester United will offer David de Gea a new deal as Ed Woodward stays in charge, Pep Guardiola wants a break, and Callum Hudson-Odoi wants more playing time."...
08:14, 06/12/2019

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....
15:14, 05/31/2019

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....
02:42, 06/11/2019

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. ...
15:28, 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....
10:56, 07/23/2019

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,...
04:14, 07/30/2019

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...
18:00, 08/20/2019

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....
00:56, 08/21/2019

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....
15:14, 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...
18:14, 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...
10:56, 06/04/2019

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."...
18:28, 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....
19:42, 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....
12:14, 07/06/2019

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...
16:14, 07/27/2019

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
11:28, 08/20/2019

Award is offered _ and rescinded _ for ‘American Pie’ singer PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A lifetime achievement award has been offered — and rescinded — for “American Pie” singer Don McLean. The 73-year-old announced Monday that he’s receiving the George and Ira Gershwin Award for Lifetime Musical...
04:14, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Coordinator of Ortiz shooting offered about $8K SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The latest on the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Police Maj. Gen. Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte says the coordinator of the shooting of ...
23:14, 06/12/2019

| Man Utd offered chance to sign PSG forward Neymar Manchester United have reportedly been offered Brazil star Neymar by Paris Saint-Germain, with the French giants seeking a massive £200 million transfer fee....
18:56, 07/17/2019

Trump Says ‘I’d Take It’ if Russia Again Offered Dirt on Opponent The president slapped back at his own F.B.I. director, Christopher Wray, who has said candidates contacted by foreign governments seeking to influence an election should call his bureau....
06:28, 06/13/2019

Police: $30,000 offered in shooting that wounded Ortiz SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police say a suspected drug trafficker offered to pay $30,000 for the shooting that wounded baseball slugger David Ortiz, who was sitting near the intended victim. National Police spokesman Frank Félix Duran M...
22:00, 06/30/2019

7 Lawmakers "Offered 10 Crore Each" By BJP To Switch, Alleges AAP The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today levelled allegations of horse trading against the BJP, claiming that the ruling party has offered Rs 10 crore each to seven of its legislators for switching sides. "Our......
14:56, 05/01/2019

| Strootman services offered to Manchester United Manchester United are expected to revive their interest in Netherlands international Kevin Strootman after Marseille made the midfielder available for loan....
12:28, 05/23/2019

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

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...
19:14, 06/18/2019

"I'm Put To Torture," Petitioner Told Supreme Court In Ayodhya Hearing A Muslim party today objected in the Supreme Court five-days-a-week hearing of the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya, saying it will "not be able to......
11:56, 08/09/2019

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

Mexico rights agency files torture complaint against police Mexico’s governmental Human Rights Commission has filed criminal complaints against 119 police officers, prosecution agents and other officials for allegedly torturing or abusing suspects in the case of 43 missing students from a teachers college...
01:14, 07/25/2019

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....
15:00, 06/05/2019

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....
19:42, 05/12/2019

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 ...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops SRINAGAR, India (AP) — 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 in the disputed region...
07:00, 05/20/2019

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 that even he could not look at her slaughtered body, according to testimony. “I covered her with a blanket because I didn’t want t...
18:56, 05/09/2019

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) ...
13:14, 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....
23:28, 08/05/2019

Ex-Somali colonel faces civil trial in US alleging torture ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man who served decades ago as a colonel in the Somali Army is facing accusations in a federal courtroom that he tortured and killed those perceived as enemies of the government. A civil jury in Alexandria he...
22:00, 05/13/2019

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....
15:14, 05/01/2019

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....
16:00, 05/31/2019

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. ...
21:56, 04/28/2019

Denying mass killers 'sick, twisted fame': Public officials refuse to name them to avoid copycats Public officials are joining the movement toward downplaying the name of assailants after mass killings to avoid copycat events.        ...
13:56, 06/04/2019

The Nintendo Switch Mini that Nintendo keeps denying might’ve just leaked Countless rumors and reports from credible sources (including The Wall Street Journal) have claimed that Nintendo is preparing to launch at least one new Switch model in the near future, but the Japanese company has refused to make the news official....
23:00, 06/19/2019

Authorities: Man offered money to 'rape and murder' Alaskan Authorities charge that an Indiana man implicated in the murder of an Alaska teenager had promised millions of dollars to the teens who killed her in exchange for images of the killing, the Anchorage Daily News reports ....
04:42, 06/16/2019

Authorities: Man offered money to ‘rape and murder’ Alaskan ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities charge that an Indiana man implicated in the murder of an Alaska teenager had promised millions of dollars to the teens who killed her in exchange for images of the killing, the Anchorage Daily News reports . The ...
04:00, 06/16/2019

Germany 'has not offered' to join U.S.-led mission for Strait of Hormuz Germany has not offered to join a U.S.-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz as it wants to calm tensions with Iran, a government spokeswoman said on Wednesday, while the defense minister suggested a final decision had not yet been taken....
19:00, 07/31/2019

Unlucky 13 for Miami bar that offered free shots for U.S. goals Customers at a bar in Miami had more reason than most to celebrate as the United States women's soccer team went on a record scoring rampage against Thailand at the World Cup on Tuesday....
22:56, 06/12/2019

Migrant kids offered chance at education on converted bus TIJUANA, Mexico – The children crammed into the bus and sat in two neat lines, poring over notebooks at desks where once there had been passenger seats. From the overhead baggage bins, a teacher hung their exploits: colored alphabet letters, wa...
03:00, 08/07/2019

Suspects offered $8,000 to kill baseball's David Ortiz The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday....
06:14, 06/13/2019

Magnussen: Latest Haas F1 update offered no improvement Kevin Magnussen said new car upgrades had made little difference after being outpaced by his Haas team-mate during practice for the 2019 Formula 1 German Grand Prix...
04:28, 07/27/2019

Stepchildren offered widow £10k and one-way ticket home in will battle A widow whose stepchildren offered her £10,000 and a one-way ticket back to the Philippines following the death of her husband has lost her fight for a share of his fortune....
15:28, 07/03/2019

Program on legal, judicial systems offered in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — People who want to know more about Kentucky legal and judicial systems can attend a session this week in Louisville. The Kentucky Judicial Branch and the Jefferson County Racial Fairness Commission are hosting Court Talks on Th...
11:56, 05/14/2019

Report: Austrian politician offered contracts for support Two German newspapers have reported that the leader of Austria's far-right Freedom Party offered government contracts in return for support from a potential Russian donor shortly before parliamentary elections....
22:00, 05/17/2019

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....
00:00, 05/21/2019

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....
00:56, 07/20/2019

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....
12:00, 05/31/2019

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....
18:28, 05/20/2019

Rights groups criticize U.N.decision to hold conference on torture in Egypt Human rights activists on Thursday criticized a United Nations decision to hold a conference in Cairo on torture with an Egyptian state organization....
17:00, 08/15/2019

Assange suffering psychological torture, would face "show trial" in U.S.: U.N. expert WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has suffered psychological torture from a defamation campaign and should not be extradited to the United States where he would face a "politicized show trial", a U.N. human rights investigator said on Friday....
13:28, 05/31/2019

At sentencing, Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' says confinement is 'mental torture' Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, on Wednesday said his confinement amounted to "mental torture" before a U.S. judge sentenced ...
16:28, 07/17/2019

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.”...
00:42, 06/01/2019

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...
19:28, 05/14/2019

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....
19:28, 05/20/2019

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....
12:00, 05/11/2019

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....
01:28, 05/18/2019

Apple offered to buy Tesla back in 2013 for more than it’s worth today For years, analysts have maintained that Apple needs to move past the iPhone and look for additional revenue streams. Consequently, many analysts over the years have proposed that Apple would be well advised to make a blockbuster acquisition and snat...
20:56, 05/21/2019

China says Turkey president offered support over restive Xinjiang Turkey recognizes the fact that the people of China's Xinjiang lead happy lives, Chinese state media on Tuesday cited Turkish President Tayip Erdogan as saying, a region where China has been running a controversial de-radicalization scheme....
15:00, 07/02/2019

'I've just gotta be there': Fans offered €6k tickets for all-English final Desperate football fans are being offered tickets to the Champions League final for up to €6,000 (£5,300), around 100 times the face value....
02:00, 06/01/2019

Tony Awards offered little surprise, a lackluster James Corden A Tony Awards that had the potential to deliver some jaw-dropping upsets delivered nothing but a lackluster telecast hosted by James Corden, who, though he did a brilliant job three years ago, seemed past his sell-buy date. As expected, “Hadestown” w...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Teens 'offered millions to murder friend and send evidence' Five Alaskan teenagers have been charged with murder after a man they met online promised them millions of dollars to carry out the act, court records say. ...
20:28, 06/18/2019

Lions Gate offered to sell Starz to CBS for $5.5 billion: sources Lions Gates Entertainment offered to sell cable channel Starz to CBS Corp for $5.5 billion after rebuffing a lower offer, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
22:56, 05/17/2019

Teenager Steals Planes For Joyride, Offered Flying Lessons A Chinese teenager broke into an airport and took two planes for a late-night joyride. He has now been handed a hefty fine, along with an opportunity to learn how to fly....
06:56, 07/23/2019

Trump: Kim Jong Un offered 'a small apology' for missile testing President Trump said North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has apologized to the U.S. for recent missile testing, which many interpreted as acts of aggression....
12:14, 08/11/2019

Game of Thrones' Indira Varma: 'All I was being offered was women undressing' She was ruthless Ellaria in the TV epic. As she appears in a Noël Coward comedy, the actor talks about her dreams of returning to mime – and why sticking with her name may have hurt her career‘People always talk about that scream,” says Indira Varma ...
20:56, 06/19/2019

Mexican president says he offered friendly relations with Trump in call Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Saturday he spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump, offering him friendly ties and a commitment to dialogue, a day after a deal was reached that avoided tariffs on Mexican goods threatened by the ...
04:42, 06/09/2019

Why Cam Newton offered passenger $1,500 to switch seat on flight from Paris A video surfaced over the weekend appearing to show Carolina Panthers star Cam Newton offering $1,500 to switch seats aboard a 10-hour flight from Paris and getting turned down...
01:00, 06/26/2019

JPMorgan Chase offered customers some financial advice. It didn’t go well. JPMorgan Chase’s brief attempt at levity -- lecturing customers to make coffee at home -- turned into a social media misadventure with some of the banking industry’s biggest critics, including presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), l...
00:14, 04/30/2019

JPMorgan Chase offered customers financial advice. It didn’t go well. The bank’s brief attempt at levity on Twitter — it told customers to make coffee at home, among other things — turned into a social media misadventure with some of the industry’s biggest critics, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), lashing out...
00:14, 04/30/2019

Suspects offered $8K for hit on David Ortiz, alleged shooter in custody A group of crooks were offered $8,000 to kill former Red Sox star David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic — and the alleged gunman is now in custody, local authorities announced Wednesday. Authorities say they’ve now detained five people al...
23:42, 06/12/2019

| Striking Cameroon players offered extra AFCON bonus Striking Cameroon players will be offered an additional performance-related bonus at the Africa Cup of Nations, Sports Minister Narcisse Mouelle Kombi said....
21:28, 06/21/2019

Prosecutor offered Philadelphia gunman fake sentencing during standoff Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner negotiated a “phony baloney” sentence with the gunman in the harrowing 7 1/2-hour standoff that ended with six cops shot. Krasner jumped on the phone with suspect Maurice Hill while he was hold...
17:00, 08/17/2019

Paper Round: Mourinho offered Celtic job, De Gea's contract deadline "Jose Mourinho to Celtic, David de Gea’s contract decision, Christian Eriksen’s replacement and Wilfried Zaha’s future all feature in Sunday’s Paper Round."...
00:42, 05/06/2019

Paper Round: Bale offered £1m-a-week contract in China "Gareth Bale is offered a world-record contract in the Far East, Arsenal beat Tottenham to another signing, Nabil Fekir is set to move to Spain, while James Milner sweats over a new deal at Liverpool. It\u0027s Monday\u0027s Paper Round..."...
01:14, 07/22/2019

For Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, Rome Offered Something Novel: A Bagel In the 54th match between fierce rivals, the Italian Open final offered the first scoreless set by either player. Nadal hung on to win his first title of 2019....
23:42, 05/19/2019

Fotis Dulos offered his home so his lawyer could be ‘intimate’ with wife Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos, allegedly tried to intervene in the failing marriage of his lawyer and the lawyer’s estranged wife — offering up a room in his home as a sex pad so the two coul...
08:42, 08/07/2019

Senate Rejects Bipartisan Immigration Plan Offered by Moderates The bipartisan plan, sponsored by the “Common Sense Coalition,” would have bolstered border security and resolved the fate of the so-called Dreamers....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Carolina Panthers offered $120M to move practice field to SC The South Carolina Senate has agreed to provide $120 million in tax breaks to the Carolina Panthers to move their practice fields and team headquarters out of North Carolina        ...
20:42, 05/09/2019

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...
22:28, 06/26/2019

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...
01:56, 06/27/2019

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 ...
05:28, 08/20/2019

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....
09:56, 06/21/2019

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....
00:28, 06/20/2019

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....
00:00, 06/15/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses of Nicaragua 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....
22:42, 06/19/2019

Family Romance review: Herzog's 'fake family' film is fascinating but fishy Werner Herzog has taken a strange reality – the Japanese company which hires out stand-in friends and relatives – and pointlessly subverted it further Werner Herzog has come to Cannes with a stranger-than-fiction piece of work, a lo-fi headscratcher ...
22:56, 05/18/2019

Livanos family dishes on cooking show ‘Family Food Fight’ The Livanos family from Armonk hopes they’re cooking on all cylinders for Thursday night’s episode of ABC’s “Family Food Fight.” The new cooking/challenge competition series (9 p.m.) pits eight families against each other as they whip up family recip...
04:14, 06/27/2019

Australian family finds $24G gold nugget on family walk with dog named Lucky: report An Australian family experienced a stroke of luck when they found a gold nugget — valued at tens of thousands of dollars — while they were walking their dog on Sunday....
13:56, 05/14/2019

Haiti prime minister Lapin offered resignation: local media Haitian newspaper Le Nouvelliste reported on Monday that the country's Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin had offered his resignation to President Jovenel Moïse....
23:14, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 4-Lions Gate offered to sell Starz to CBS for $5.5 billion - sources Lions Gates Entertainment offered to sell cable channel Starz to CBS Corp for $5.5 billion after rebuffing a lower offer, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
00:14, 05/18/2019

Exclusive: EU to block Novelis, Aleris deal unless concessions offered - sources EU antitrust regulators will block Novelis' [NVLXC.UL] $2.6 billion bid for steel processor Aleris [TXPACA.UL] if the U.S. aluminum producer does not offer concessions by Aug. 9, people familiar with the matter said....
13:56, 08/02/2019

Reward offered for help finding suspect who shot Giants’ Corey Ballentine Detectives in Kansas are still searching for suspects two months after a shooting that killed a former college football player and wounded his roommate just hours after being drafted by the New York Giants. Dwane Simmons, 23, who played in the second...
23:00, 06/27/2019

Free car seats offered by completing Tucson Fire safety class TUCSON – Need a car seat but don’t have the cash? Tucson Fire Department has your back. After receiving a $15,000 car seat safety grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, TFD will give Arizona motorists four opportunities...
05:14, 06/07/2019

Here Are Latest Fixed Deposit Interest Rates Offered By HDFC Bank Fixed deposit interest rates are subject to change from time to time. Last week, private sector lender Axis Bank also revised its fixed deposit interest rates on select maturities...
05:00, 06/07/2019

Sheriff: School bus driver offered girl cash to show breasts GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky school bus driver is accused of offering money to a female student to bare her breasts. News outlets report the Barren County Sheriff’s Department says 34-year-old Randall J. Hastedt was arrested Tuesday and is ch...
17:56, 05/16/2019

Watch: Summer jobs offered for those who love naps, pools and barbecue Odd and unusual summer jobs offered for 2019 include a luxury yacht tester, nap-loving "Snoozeterns," a "Poolhop" to hang out by hotel pools and a barbecue enthusiast "Chief Grilling Officer."...
10:56, 07/15/2019

Trump: if foreign power offered dirt on 2020 opponent, 'I'd want to hear it' President claims he would have no obligation to call the FBI, contradicting bureau director he appointedDonald Trump said on Wednesday that if a foreign power offered dirt on his 2020 opponent, he would be open to accepting it, claiming he would have...
10:28, 06/13/2019

Trump Offered Kashmir "Assistance" For Improved Indo-Pak Ties: Official The US would like to see improved relations between Pakistan and India and that is why President Donald Trump offered his "assistance" to resolve the Kashmir issue, a senior State Department official......
05:56, 08/02/2019

A Few More Black Students Are Offered Spots at Stuyvesant, Fanning Fresh Uproar A once-obscure program named Discovery has become an unexpected flash point in a local debate about specialized school admissions and the national fight over affirmative action....
01:14, 04/29/2019

| Donald Trump in the UK: A state visit offered in haste and regretted at leisure US President Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK was offered with exceptional speed, from a position of weakness. But greater than the usual preoccupation with the “special” relationship is the question of whether there is now even a settled relatio...
23:42, 06/04/2019

Latest Interest Rate Offered By General Provident Fund, Other Details As per GPF rules, all temporary government servants after a continuous service of one year, all re-employed pensioners (other than those eligible for admission to the contributory provident fund) and......
12:14, 07/19/2019

Meyer texts: Alabama offered Zach Smith job after '17 season Former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer encouraged Zach Smith to stay with the Buckeyes in January 2018 after the then-assistant coach was pursued by Alabama, according to texts messages from Meyer to Smith       ...
01:00, 08/03/2019

The 2019 Ram 1500 Limited Is a Fine Family Car if Your Family Brings Everything Everywhere The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 is big, capable and nice to look at. On paper, it seems like an adept family car considering how many toys, consumables (diapers) and other assorted baby-related flotsam most parents find themselves traveling with. But th...
17:14, 06/26/2019

Neighbor from hell blasts theme from ‘The Addams Family’ at family A creepy, kooky British man blasted the theme of “The Addams Family” at his next-door neighbors — turning their lives into a “living hell” during a six-year campaign of harassment, according to a report. Neil Speight, 47, would turn up the volume of ...
01:42, 05/17/2019

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......
19:42, 07/13/2019

House Democrat blasts Trump administration over border detentions: 'How dare you torture children' Congresswoman Karen Bass, D - Calif., slammed President Trump and his administration for the treatment of migrants, especially children, at the border....
17:42, 06/25/2019

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
23:14, 06/14/2019

Photo-bomber flashes bare chest in background of grieving family at state park, Texas family says A Texas woman is seeking the identity of a photo -bomber who ruined her family’s weekend trip to a state park to remember a family member who died by flashing her bare breasts in the background of a group photo....
10:42, 07/16/2019

Families of 737 Max crash victims say Boeing has not contacted them, offered support, or apologized since the disasters (BA) Jemal Countess/Getty Images Several families of the victims of the two Boeing 737 Max crashes say that Boeing has not contacted them to offer support, condolences, or an apology. Boeing has apologized publicly, but the parents of a woman killed in t...
22:56, 07/02/2019

Rolling Thunder offered $200k donation to help continue famed DC motorcycle ride The Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride may not be coming to an end after all following a generous gift to the veterans advocacy organization and emphatic support from President Trump. ...
15:56, 05/27/2019

Mysterious Inscription Baffles French Village, Prize Offered to Crack the Code A recently discovered engraving is baffling local people in the small village in north-west France. The locals have made various attempts to decipher the inscription and have enlisted the help of many local experts to no avail. Now they are offering ...
21:28, 05/11/2019

Jim Jordan: Mueller statement, Russia investigation report offered 'same darn conclusion' Special Counsel Robert Mueller's public statement and his previously published report on the Russia investigation offered "the same darn conclusion," according to Rep. Jim Jordan....
06:00, 05/30/2019

Nxivm zealot offered Keith Raniere teen daughter as virginal sacrifice One of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s top-tier sex slaves offered up her teenage daughter as a virginal sacrifice to him, jurors heard Thursday during his sex trafficking trial. “I am 100 percent clear that you are what I want for my daughter (and obvi...
02:56, 06/14/2019

Check Interest Rates Offered By Banks On Income Tax-Saving Fixed Deposit According to the current Income Tax (I-T) law, a taxpayer can claim maximum tax deductions of up to Rs 1.5 lakh under Section 80C in a financial year....
13:56, 07/26/2019

AriZona Iced Tea and Adidas offered exclusive 99-cent shoes. Cops had to step in The great big brand collaboration machine has chosen two more ingredients at random, put them in a martini shaker and belched out another limited edition, OMG-why-do-I-want-it-so-bad crossover....
23:56, 07/19/2019

Alexis Sanchez offered Man Utd escape route by Antonio Conte and Inter Milan Antonio Conte's Inter Milan are understood to be interested in ending Alexis Sanchez's Manchester United nightmare by taking the Chilean on a season-long loan....
13:56, 08/19/2019

During secret Venezuela talks, Maduro offered new elections. Is it a real breakthrough or a stall? Skepticism around the talks in Oslo remains high among opposition leaders and U.S. officials, some of whom say Maduro may be trying to prevent further international isolation....
07:56, 08/17/2019

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....
20:00, 06/25/2019

Juan Mata offered new Man Utd contract as Antonio Valencia follows Ander Herrera out of exit door Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United overhaul has begun after the Premier League confirmed Antonio Valencia and Ander Herrera will head a mass Old Trafford exodus....
00:28, 06/08/2019

Maine single mother facing eviction offered tent and camping gear by city A single mother facing eviction from her Maine apartment after falling behind on her rent last month was offered a tent and camping gear by the city after she went to them for help....
23:28, 07/05/2019

Federal authorities arrest dozens over alleged US immigration scam that offered fake marriages for $70,000 Federal investigators say they have arrested dozens of people in Texas Monday after busting a sham marriage scheme that charged foreigners up to $70,000 – and even provided them with a fake wedding album – to help obtain a legal immigration status in...
22:14, 05/13/2019

New Wilshire Analytics Study Finds Options Indexes Offered Noteworthy Returns Over 30 Years CHICAGO, IL -- September 21, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and Wilshire Analytics, the investment technology foundation of Wilshire Associates Inc. (Wilshire®), today announced the release of a new analysis of the perfor...
22:00, 05/01/2019

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....
22:28, 05/17/2019

Heidi Allen offered to quit as ChangeUK leader in tactical voting row about Remainers backing Lib Dems Heidi Allen says she offered to quit as Change UK's leader in a row over whether Remainers should back the Liberal Democrats outside London and south east England....
21:42, 05/22/2019

Ex-Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said in texts that assistant Zach Smith offered job at Alabama Former Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer said in 2018 text that he told assistant Zach Smith "to stay" after Smith was offered a job at Alabama.       ...
01:00, 08/03/2019

At Mexican Oil Company, Workers Offered ‘Health Incentive’ Bonus For Weight Loss, Trim Waistlines (Bloomberg) — At Mexico’s state-run oil company, skinnier waists mean bigger bonuses. Under Petroleos Mexicanos’s new collective bargaining contract with its union, workers who meet certain body weight standards will receive a &ldqu...
03:00, 08/03/2019

Gotta Pay The Bills: PBS Just Got Really Desperate During A Pledge Drive And Offered Up One Night Of Passion With Thomas The Tank Engine With the Trump administration aiming to slash public broadcasting from the federal budget, funding for PBS and its member stations is facing a dire threat, and they’re very clearly feeling the heat: PBS just got really desperate during a pledge drive...
20:56, 05/02/2019

Boxing News at Five: Povetkin heads to the UK for Fury fight, Quigg offered Warrington shot in October Hughie Fury steps up in class against Russian dangerman Alexander Povetkin, and Josh Warrington approaches Scott Quigg about October fight The post Boxing News at Five: Povetkin heads to the UK for Fury fight, Quigg offered Warrington shot in October...
19:00, 07/31/2019

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...
22:56, 07/02/2019

Boxing News at Five: Ortiz was offered $7 million to fight Joshua, Davies gets former world champion at York Hall It turns out Anthony Joshua didn't 'lowball' Cuban Luis Ortiz after all, and Ohara Davies will fight former IBF champ Miguel Vasquez in June The post Boxing News at Five: Ortiz was offered $7 million to fight Joshua, Davies gets former world champion...
18:28, 05/01/2019

Barcelona rule out Neymar return 'as things stand' despite Brazilian's attempts to force Nou Camp return Barcelona vice-president Jordi Cardoner has poured cold water on a possible Camp Nou return for Neymar, saying a move for the Paris Saint-Germain forward is "ruled out" for now....
15:56, 08/05/2019

'Family first': Kirk Douglas, 102, poses for sweet family photo featuring four generations The Douglas family photo includes Kirk, his wife, Anne, son Michael, daughter-in-law Catherine Zeta-Jones, his grandchildren and great-grandchild.        ...
13:42, 08/21/2019

Former Lebanon PM in Saudi: Saudi Arabia to support Lebanon Saudi Arabia will "extend a hand of support to Lebanon" as it faces challenges, Lebanese ex-Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Monday after meeting the Saudi king along with two other Lebanese former premiers....
17:42, 07/15/2019

Kremlin says U.S. has not offered a Putin-Trump G20 meeting despite Trump statement The Kremlin said on Tuesday that the United States had not made any formal proposal for U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet on the sidelines of a gathering of the G20 in Japan next month....
13:28, 05/14/2019

How to Raise an Activist Over the past few years, I admit to having moments in which I’ve thrown my hands up and said, “It’s going to be up to our kids to fix the mess we’ve made for them. They already seem more capable than we’ve ever been.” Of course, I’d much prefer that ...
17:28, 08/03/2019

Teacher jailed for having sex with boy, 13, said 'he's to blame' A TEACHER jailed for 20 years after having sex with a 13-year-old boy while his pal watched has blamed him – calling him “obsessed” and “very aggressive”....
10:42, 07/23/2019

U.N. rights expert: WikiLeaks' Assange suffering 'psychological torture' Julian Assange was too sick to appear by video link for a court hearing related to his U.S. extradition case, his lawyer says.        ...
13:42, 05/31/2019

Ex-Marine jailed for messages sent to Remain MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remainer politician which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
01:56, 08/09/2019

UK art dealer jailed in US for defrauding clients of up to $30m Timothy Sammons used works by Picasso and Chagall as collateral for personal loansA prominent British art dealer who defrauded his clients out of millions by using a scheme that involved masterpieces by artists including Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagal...
04:42, 08/01/2019

Rita Ora's former accountant jailed over £3m fraud An accountant with high-profile clients such as singer Rita Ora and World Cup-winning rugby player Matt Dawson has been jailed for more than five years, after he committed a £3.35m fraud....
21:00, 05/08/2019

The US Navy just promoted a jailed sex offender Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Stumberg Navy Lt. j.g. Michael McNeil was sentenced to 10 years in prison in March for attempted online enticement of a minor. Despite that conviction, he was still listed as active duty with the Navy, an...
01:56, 06/26/2019

"Looking For Someone To Kill": Man Jailed For Throwing Boy Off Balcony The man who walked into the Mall of America in Minnesota "looking for someone to kill" and then threw a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony was sentenced on Monday to nearly 20 years in prison....
09:28, 06/04/2019

Former SNP MP jailed for using embezzled cash to pay for holiday Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry has been jailed for embezzling thousands of pounds from pro-independence groups and using the cash to pay her rent and fund a holiday with her husband....
07:28, 06/07/2019

PPG Says It Won't Break Up, Despite Pressure From Activist Investor PPG Industries won’t split its units making building paints and industrial coatings, choosing to forge ahead as a unified company after facing pressure from an activist investor to maximize value in its disparate operations....
22:42, 05/21/2019

9/11 activist hailed for bravery at funeral A former police detective who fought for the extension of health benefits for Sept. 11 responders was remembered as a hero at his funeral Wednesday. Detective Luis Alvarez died Saturday after a three-year battle with colorectal cancer. (July 3) ...
01:00, 07/04/2019

A is for Activist: why children’s books are getting political Children’s literature is seeing a ‘seismic shift’ in diversity as authors say they want to make sure children of color see themselves representedSeveral years ago, Susan Darraj’s 10-year-old daughter came to her with a question: “How come none of the...
13:00, 05/02/2019

| Eight Gambian soldiers jailed over coup plot A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another....
07:42, 05/28/2019

Myanmar Frees Jailed Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed after reporting on the Myanmar military’s abuses against the ethnic Rohingya minority, were released as part of a presidential amnesty for more than 6,000 prisoners....
08:00, 05/07/2019

Imam jailed for getting boats for migrants in France PARIS (AP) — A French court has convicted an Iranian Kurdish imam living in France for furnishing rubber boats to migrants trying to cross the English Channel. The court in the northern city of Boulogne-Sur-Mer sentenced Mohammad Baraeikechighaleshi ...
18:56, 06/04/2019

2nd Swede jailed for royal jewels heist A Swedish court has sentenced a second man to three years in prison in connection with the theft of 17th-century royal treasures estimated to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a cathedral west of Stockholm last year....
14:56, 06/11/2019

Second Swede jailed for royal jewels heist A second man has been sentenced to three years in prison in connection with the theft of 17th-century royal treasures estimated to be worth 65 million kronor ($7 million) from a cathedral west of Stockholm last year...
15:14, 06/11/2019

New state bill would allow inmates to be jailed near their kids State prison inmates may finally be guaranteed placement near their kids, thanks to the Democratic-controlled legislature installed a few months ago....
10:14, 05/20/2019

Kenyan: UK man jailed for 4 years for explosive possession A Kenyan court has jailed a British national believed to be part of an extremist cell to four years in prison for possession of bomb-making material....
01:00, 05/10/2019

2 U.S. Teens Jailed in Italy Over Policeman’s Murder ROME — Two American teenagers were jailed in Rome on Saturday as authorities carry out a murder investigation in the killing of an Italian police officer. A detention order issued by prosecutors was shown on Italian state broadcaster RAI, namin...
18:14, 07/27/2019

China’s first ‘cyber-dissident’ jailed for 12 years Huang Qi, who ran a website reporting on sensitive topics, is accused of leaking state secrets China’s first “cyber-dissident”, whose website reported on sensitive topics including human rights, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for leaking st...
17:00, 07/29/2019

Ex-NSA contractor jailed for 9 years over stolen documents A former US contractor who stockpiled secret National Security Agency data at his home has been jailed for nine years. The case is another embarrassment for the NSA after Edward Snowden leaked classified info in 2013....
08:00, 07/20/2019

Nicaraguan government releases 100 jailed protesters The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offences against security and the public peace," which have commonly been applied to participants in anti-government protests that started last year....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
11:00, 07/09/2019

Man jailed for 15 years for driverless car bomb plot Farhad Salah convicted of planning attack in UK using remote controlled vehicleA man who plotted a terrorist attack involving the use of a bomb inside a remotely controlled vehicle has been jailed for 15 years. Counter-terrorism police described Farh...
13:42, 07/24/2019

2 US teens jailed in Italy in policeman’s killing Investigators contended in written statements that two American teenagers who were former high school classmates had confessed to their roles in the grisly slaying of an Italian policeman...
01:56, 07/28/2019

Ex-marine jailed for messages sent to Remain-supporting MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remain-supporting MP which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
22:00, 08/09/2019

World Press Freedom Day: Jailed for a painting Zehra Doğan, a Kurdish journalist and artist, was sentenced to nearly three years in jail for a painting but was determined to continue sharing stories....
04:14, 05/03/2019

US policeman jailed over killing of Australian woman Mohamed Noor has been sentenced for the 2017 killing of Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who called 911. The sentence was in line with state guidelines, but some also wonder if race was an issue as well....
21:56, 06/07/2019

How a jailed banker's wife spent $20M at Harrods The details of an Azerbaijani woman's £16 million ($20 million) spending spree in luxury London department store Harrods have been revealed, as part of the UK's first investigation into unexplained wealth....
04:00, 05/29/2019

Former CIA officer jailed for 20 years for spying for China A former spy for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted on charges of conspiring to transmit U.S. defense secrets to China, the Justice Department said....
00:42, 05/18/2019

Woman jailed for murdering daughters who 'got in way' of sex life Judge calls Louise Porton ‘evil’ after murders of three-year-old and 17-month-old girlsA mother who murdered her two young daughters after they “got in the way” of her sex life has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 32 years.Louise Porton wa...
15:28, 08/02/2019

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
19:28, 05/28/2019

Man jailed in Oklahoma after being hurt in police shooting A man who was arrested on a robbery warrant after police opened fire on the truck he was in, injuring three young children, has been released from a Texas hospital....
00:14, 04/29/2019

Economist Jailed For Hiding Rare Coins Says They're His Now And so does Martin Armstrong, a self-taught economist with a cult following who spent years behind bars for what the U.S. said was a $700 million Ponzi scheme and for allegedly hiding assets,......
06:28, 06/14/2019

Moroccan jailed by Portugal for recruiting for Syrian war A 65-year-old Moroccan citizen was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday after being convicted by a Portuguese court of recruiting young people to fight in Syria....
21:14, 07/09/2019

Former UK doctor jailed for groping female patients LONDON (AP) — A former British doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for groping female patients including a 12-year-old child. Alan Tutin assaulted victims at the Merrow Park Practice in Guildford, 35 miles (55 kilometers) southwest of Lon...
13:56, 05/17/2019

Arab activist says CIA notified Norway of threat against him A Palestinian-born activist living in Norway who was researching issues related to Saudi Arabia was reportedly whisked away to a secure location by Norwegian security after the CIA informed officials there that he could be in danger...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Environmental activist murders double in 15 years Death toll almost half that of US troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001, data showsKillings of environmental defenders have doubled over the past 15 years to reach levels usually associated with war zones, according to a study that reveals...
19:00, 08/05/2019

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have publicly supported a boycott of Israel or its West Bank settlemen...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Activist Urges Care.com to Explore Sale The hedge fund Engine Capital is urging Care.com, the largest marketplace for online caregivers, to pursue a sale, saying the company is “at a crossroads.”...
15:56, 08/15/2019

Activist hacking declined 95 percent since 2015 Have you noticed a conspicuous absence of hacktivist attacks lately? You're not the only one. IBM's X-Force has published data showing that activist hacks dropped 95 percent since 2015, falling from a peak of 35 known incidents to just tw...
23:42, 05/18/2019

Ady Barkan, activist with ALS, testifies in favor of Medicare-for-all Delivering his remarks with the aid of a computer because his diaphragm no longer allows him to speak, Barkan called the Democratic proposal “the only solution to what ails the American health care system.”...
01:56, 05/01/2019

Activist Peltz urges Ferguson to sell UK arm One of the world's most prominent activist investors is pushing the FTSE-100 plumbing and heating giant Ferguson to sell its UK operations as part of a wholesale retreat from Britain....
02:14, 07/29/2019

Rights activist in Chechnya freed on parole ARGUN, Russia (AP) — A prominent rights activist in the Russian province of Chechnya has been released on parole in a case that generated widespread international condemnation. Oyub Titiyev was released from jail Friday after a court in Chechnya rule...
17:56, 06/21/2019

Activist arrested for chanting ‘Down with Polish fascism!’ WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An activist in Poland has been arrested and charged with the crime of insulting the Polish nation for chanting “Down with Polish fascism!” The incident occurred in Przymysl, a Polish town near the border with Ukraine...
12:42, 06/24/2019

Colombia: Thousands protest against activist slayings In cities across Colombia, protesters carried photos of murdered activists and signs reading: "No more bloodshed." Over 400 people have been killed in an alarming wave of violence since the 2016 peace deal was signed....
05:28, 07/27/2019

SAP CEO welcomes 'fantastic' activist shareholder Elliott SAP CEO Bill McDermott on Tuesday welcomed a $1.3 billion investment by activist investor Elliott, saying the U.S. hedge fund group was aligned with his goal of expanding margins by driving top-line growth....
19:14, 05/07/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg: We're still 'on square one' World leaders must show at an upcoming New York summit that they are heeding warnings on climate change, Greta Thunberg says. She made her remarks just days before she will travel to the US by boat to attend the meeting....
05:28, 08/06/2019

Activist rips on Hudson Bay’s $7 share offer Activist investor Jonathan Litt isn’t done rattling cages at Saks Fifth Avenue — but he may be too late. Saks owner Hudson’s Bay Co. announced plans to go private last week, prompting Litt — who pushed for a sale two years ago — to deride the $7.06 p...
04:42, 06/19/2019

US to decide whether to retry Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Federal prosecutors are getting ready to announce whether they’ll retry a border activist after a U.S. jury was unable to reach a verdict against him on charges of conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants. The deci...
19:14, 07/02/2019

Teen activist to travel to US by boat because she refuses to fly Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has revealed she's travelling from Britain to the US next month by boat to attend two key conferences - because she refuses to fly....
15:56, 07/30/2019

Pakistani activist known for criticism killed in Islamabad Pakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country’s military and politicians has been killed by assailants in a wooded area of the capital, Islamabad...
07:28, 06/17/2019

Arizona should drop charges against pro-migrant activist: U.N. United Nations human rights experts urged U.S. authorities on Wednesday to drop charges against an Arizona man on trial for providing aid and shelter to migrants crossing over from Mexico....
11:56, 06/05/2019

Kim Kardashian keeps up with Tucson’s border activist case TUCSON –The trial continues Tuesday for the border activist detained in 2018 for allegedly harboring undocumented migrants in the U.S. Scott Warren, a volunteer with No More Deaths, is accused of conspiring to harbor and transport two Mexican nationa...
18:56, 06/04/2019

Activist Investors Turn Up Heat on Bed Bath & Beyond Legion Partners Holdings LLC and other activists, including Macellum Advisors GP LLC and Ancora Advisors LLC, are pressuring Bed Bath & Beyond for change. Friday, Legion sued the housewares seller, accusing it of risking trouble with lenders to keep ...
16:14, 05/12/2019

Proposed Changes In RTI Act Are Regressive: Social Activist Aruna Roy The bill proposing changes in the RTI Act is regressive and aimed at undermining the independence of information commissions, social activist Aruna Roy said....
19:56, 07/22/2019

Russian LGBT+ activist killed in St. Petersburg Yelena Grigoryeva, a prominent local campaigner for LGBT+ rights, was found fatally stabbed in St. Petersburg. Fellow campaigners said she regularly received death threats, but police failed to act on the reports....
20:14, 07/23/2019

Watch: UK Minister Assaults Greenpeace Activist As Others Look On Greenpeace accused British minister Mark Field of assault after the Conservative politician was filmed physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in the City of London....
13:14, 06/21/2019

Brooklyn activist claims NYPD cop dousing was ‘fun that went too far’ A Brooklyn community activist said the gangbanger who was arrested Wednesday for the caught-on-camera water-soaking of cops in the borough had “no malicious intent.” “It was a little fun that went too far,” Jerome Bolden, 45, a tenant association pre...
23:56, 07/24/2019

Russia arrests man over murder of LGBT activist Russian police said on Thursday they had detained a man over the fatal stabbing of an LGBT activist near her home in St Petersburg and were not treating the murder as a hate crime....
18:14, 07/25/2019

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
19:42, 06/20/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to murder Labour MP jailed for life Jack Renshaw, 23, intended to kill Rosie Cooper and police officer Victoria HendersonA neo-Nazi who admitted plotting the murder of the Labour MP Rosie Cooper has been sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum term of 20 years.Jack Renshaw, 23, bou...
15:28, 05/17/2019

Four jailed for life over death of 71 migrants in Hungarian truck A Hungarian court jailed four human traffickers for life on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway....
12:42, 06/20/2019

Reporter once jailed for refusing to disclose source dies PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Jim Taricani (teh-ruh-KAH’-nee), an award-winning TV reporter who exposed corruption and served a federal sentence for refusing to disclose a source, has died. He was 69. His friend, Dyana Koelsch (kelsh), says in a stat...
18:28, 06/22/2019

Former mayor of Lima jailed before trial in Odebrecht probe A judge on Tuesday ordered Susana Villaran, the former mayor of the Peruvian capital Lima, to 18 months in pre-trial detention in connection with alleged bribes from Brazilian construction companies Odebrecht and OAS....
02:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: 2 American teens jailed in Italian cop killing Investigators contended in written statements that two American teenagers who were former high school classmates had confessed to their roles in the grisly slaying of an Italian policeman...
01:56, 07/28/2019

Indonesia pardons woman jailed for recording harassment Baiq Nuril Maknun had been sentenced to six months for documenting boss’s lewd callsIndonesia’s parliament has unanimously approved an amnesty for a woman who was jailed for documenting sexual harassment by her employer.Baiq Nuril Maknun, 37, who wor...
15:42, 07/25/2019

Basque separatist chief jailed in France, day after capture A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA has been jailed in France, a day after his arrest in a French Alpine town ended 17 years on the run....
22:00, 05/17/2019

People Jailed During Emergency Observe Its 44th Anniversary In UP ''Loktantra Senanis'' of Uttar Pradesh, who were jailed during Emergency imposed this day in June 1975 Tuesday observed 44th anniversary of the "draconian" day....
03:28, 06/26/2019

Neo-Nazi who planned to kill UK lawmaker is jailed for life LONDON (AP) — A judge in Britain has sentenced an alleged member of a banned British neo-Nazi group to life in prison for planning to murder a U.K. lawmaker. Jack Renshaw had pleaded guilty to buying a machete and intending to kill Labour Party lawma...
15:28, 05/17/2019

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to Agence France-Presse news agency....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn Rakhine State....
06:42, 05/07/2019

Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar released after over 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar under the country's Official Secrets Act for reporting on a massacre of Rohingya civilians have been freed after more than 500 days....
06:00, 05/07/2019

Two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed after more than 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
06:00, 05/07/2019

Jailed ‘killer cop’ questioned about Jeffrey Epstein’s injuries A hulking inmate was questioned about the neck injuries suffered by Jeffrey Epstein in a Lower Manhattan lockup, law enforcement sources told The Post on Thursday. Former Briarcliff Manor cop Nicholas Tartaglione, who’s awaiting trial in four d...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Man who raped and killed British teen in Goa jailed for 10 years A man convicted of the rape and murder of British teenager Scarlett Keeling in Goa, India, has been sentenced to "10 years of rigorous imprisonment"....
13:28, 07/19/2019

John McAfee jailed in Dominican Republic on gun charges John McAfee of antivirus software fame and his entourage were detained for several days in the Dominican Republic after authorities discovered firearms and ammo on his yacht, according to reports. The eponymous founder of the PC software security gia...
16:28, 07/26/2019

Kyoto Fire Suspect Was Once Jailed for Armed Robbery A man suspected of starting a fire that killed 33 people at a Kyoto animation studio was once jailed for armed robbery and earlier this week threatened a neighbor with violence, according to the neighbor....
16:14, 07/19/2019

Ugandan Academic Jailed for Insulting President on Facebook Stella Nyanzi, a researcher and activist, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for a post including sexually explicit criticism of President Yoweri Museveni....
11:56, 08/03/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO jailed for five years over Hewlett-Packard fraud Sushovan Hussain also fined $4m by US district judge over role of sale in British firm to Hewlett-PackardThe former chief financial officer of Autonomy has been jailed for five years, after a US jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1bn (£8.5bn...
03:56, 05/14/2019

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting government Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a young musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration against President Nicolas Maduro’s government...
03:56, 07/17/2019

Financier Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
03:14, 07/19/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison Two journalist from Reuters — who had been detained in Myanmar after reporting about the killing of Muslim men in western Rakhine State — were released from prison on Tuesday local time. Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had been convicted in Septemb...
05:42, 05/07/2019

As She Was In BJP: Mother Of Woman Jailed For Sharing Mamata Banerjee Pic The mother of BJP's youth wing worker who was arrested for sharing a morphed picture of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has alleged that the underlying reason for the action was her......
18:00, 05/12/2019

Armenia's jailed ex-president: I'll join struggle against new leaders Armenia's imprisoned former president Robert Kocharyan told Reuters powerful opposition forces were coming together to challenge the ex-Soviet state's new leadership soon, and that he hoped to be among them....
10:28, 05/08/2019

Caregiver jailed for abusing 101-year-old dementia patient An evil caregiver who was secretly filmed abusing and slapping a 101-year-old dementia patient has been jailed for eight months. Ashikiah Reid, 36, was caught on camera roughly cleaning the elderly woman’s face with a flannel and slapping her h...
01:14, 06/22/2019

Brazilian court orders former President Temer to be jailed again A Brazilian court on Wednesday ordered that former President Michel Temer be jailed again over an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption....
04:28, 05/09/2019

Woman jailed for murdering daughters who 'got in way' of love life Louise Porton described as ‘evil’ and ‘calculated’ for killing three-year-old and 17-month-old girlsA mother who murdered her two young daughters 18 days apart after they “got in the way” of her living the life she wanted has been jailed for at least...
23:56, 08/02/2019

Florida man jailed for ‘I eat a–‘ bumper sticker refuses to back down The Florida man who gained instant internet fame for choosing jail instead of removing the “I eat a–” decal on his car said Wednesday that only “sour apples” don’t like his raunchy sticker — which he will continue ...
19:56, 05/08/2019

Spanish Parliament suspends jailed Catalans as lawmakers MADRID (AP) — The lower chamber of Spain’s Parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial for rebellion and othe...
14:14, 05/24/2019

Former Olympic silver medalist jailed for drug dealing Two-time Olympic cycling silver medalist Jack Bobridge has been jailed for more than four years after being found guilty of dealing drugs following his retirement after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games       ...
06:14, 07/05/2019

Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year....
22:42, 05/22/2019

Moped thug who grabbed £11,000 of mobiles in five days is jailed A moped robber who punched victims as he snatched £11,000 worth of mobile phones from pedestrians in just five days has been jailed for nearly four years....
12:00, 05/31/2019

Jailed: ex-girlfriend who claimed she was raped by Whitehall lawyer The scorned ex-girlfriend of a senior government lawyer who tried to destroy his career with false rape claims in an eight-month "campaign of terror" has been jailed for almost three years....
14:28, 07/04/2019

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 ...
03:42, 05/21/2019

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin had pleaded guilty in the District Court of Cairn...
06:14, 05/29/2019

Russian opposition leader’s associate jailed for 20 days A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing young footballers Ex-Southampton FC junior football coach sexually abused 24 players over 25 yearsThe former Southampton FC junior football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for sexually abusing 24 schoolboy players over a 25-year period.Higgins, 66, was sentenced to ...
15:56, 06/12/2019

UK pair who planned Syria journey on TripAdvisor jailed Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah Patel used travel website to look at area near Syrian borderTwo friends who planned their journey to Syria on TripAdvisor have each been jailed for 14 years for preparing to join Islamic State.Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah P...
21:14, 05/20/2019

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Berlin after becoming radicalized....
13:28, 07/05/2019

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court Far Right activist Tommy Robinson has been sentenced to nine months in prison for putting a child sex ring trial in peril and encouraging "vigilante action" among his supporters....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Ex-U.N. aid worker jailed in Nepal for sexually abusing boys A court in Nepal has sentenced a former UN aid worker from Canada to nine years in jail on charges of sexually abusing two boys, a court official said on Tuesday....
13:56, 07/09/2019

How a jailed banker’s wife spent $20M at Harrods: report The suspiciously rich wife of a jailed Azerbaijani banker managed to blow $20.2 million at upscale London department store Harrods over a decade-long spending spree — including an eye-popping $760,000 in a single day, according to a new report. Betwe...
23:56, 05/29/2019

Explainer: What next for jailed ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell? An Australian court said on Thursday that it will rule on an appeal by jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell against child sex offences on Aug 21....
07:56, 08/15/2019

White supremacist who killed protester 'sorry' as he is jailed for life A US white supremacist who drove his car at a crowd of anti-racism protesters, killing a woman and injuring dozens of other people, has apologised as he was jailed for life....
21:00, 06/28/2019

British ski instructor jailed for 10 years over Australia rape A British ski instructor who punched and bit a woman while raping her in the street after violently attacking her male friend has been jailed for 10 years....
19:00, 08/16/2019

David Schwimmer lookalike jailed for Blackpool thefts Millions spotted likeness of ‘habitual thief’ Abdulah Husseini, 36, to Ross in FriendsA lookalike of Friends actor David Schwimmer has been jailed for nine months for theft and fraud offences.Abdulah Husseini, 36, described in court as a “travelling,...
20:14, 08/15/2019

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news outlet has reported....
16:00, 06/10/2019

Neo-Nazi jailed for killing woman after ploughing car into protesters A SELF-described neo-Nazi who murdered a woman when he crashed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters after a 2017 white supremacist rally has been sentenced to life in prison....
00:00, 06/29/2019

The thin evidence against a jailed Venezuela opposition official CARACAS – At about 2 a.m. on March 21, eight Venezuelan intelligence agents drove to the home of the top advisor to opposition leader Juan Guaido and broke down the door. They searched the bedroom of their suspect – Guaido’s chief of staf...
01:42, 06/12/2019

Letter From Jailed New Zealand Shooter Was Posted Online The white supremacist charged in the mosque attacks that killed 51 people was permitted to send letters to supporters, including one that was posted to a forum that has been a home for racist and violent views....
12:42, 08/15/2019

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU elections....
23:28, 05/27/2019

Romania's ruling party chief jailed for corruption The leader of Romania's ruling Social Democrats Liviu Dragnea began a three-and-a-half year prison sentence on Monday after the Supreme Court upheld a graft conviction one day after his party lost a European election to centrist groupings....
19:00, 05/27/2019

Spain calls on UN to revise report on jailed Catalans Spain's caretaker government is calling on the United Nations to revise an expert panel's conclusion calling for the release of three jailed Catalan officials on trial for pushing for independence in the northeastern region of Catalonia....
16:42, 05/31/2019

Father jailed for stalking judge who banned him from seeing his children A father who branded a family court judge a "vile monster" in a series of threatening messages during a nine-month online stalking campaign has been jailed for a year....
17:56, 08/07/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Spain's lower house of parliament on Friday suspended four jailed separatist lawmakers who are on trial over their role in Catalonia's failed independence bid in 2017....
15:28, 05/24/2019

Man who kidnapped and raped UK woman in Australia jailed for 10 years Marcus Allyn Keith Martin admitted rape and deprivation of liberty of Elisha GreerAn Australian man who raped and kidnapped a British backpacker has been jailed for 10 years.Marcus Allyn Keith Martin, 24, was sentenced at Cairns district court on Tue...
13:56, 05/28/2019

Man jailed for allegedly raping 4-year-old in Oklahoma McDonald’s MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip...
23:28, 07/19/2019

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been imprisoned by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts of the capital...
21:14, 06/12/2019

Activist Gatemore snaps up Moss Bros stake An activist fund manager which pressed for a break-up of French Connection has turned its attention to another fashion chain by snapping up a 10% stake in Moss Bros, the suit-hire specialist....
18:28, 06/09/2019

Actress, singer and animal activist Doris Day dead at 97 Doris Day, versatile singer, actress, TV star, animal activist and radiant icon of sunny, funny femininity has died early Monday at age 97.        ...
15:42, 05/13/2019

UAE denies U.N. claim that detained activist Mansoor being tortured The United Arab Emirates (UAE) dismissed claims by U.N. human rights experts that prominent pro-democracy campaigner Ahmed Mansoor may be suffering treatment amounting to torture, state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday....
23:56, 05/08/2019

Uber Must Act Against Those Who Harassed Disability Rights Activist: Centre The Centre has asked app-based cab aggregator Uber India to act against two of its drivers, who had allegedly harassed disability rights activist Arman Ali....
19:14, 07/04/2019

'I have to go off': activist Sylvia Rivera on choosing to riot at Stonewall In a 1989 interview, the New York City LGBTQ activist and icon describes the tumult of the uprising in Greenwich VillageThe New York City LGBTQ activist and icon Sylvia Rivera discusses the Stonewall uprising, the clubs in Greenwich Village at the ti...
13:56, 06/23/2019

Activist investor drives to put Callaway Golf up for sale As golfers stormed Pebble Beach, Calif., for the US Open Thursday, the world’s largest golf club manufacturer found itself under attack by an activist investor. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners unveiled a 9.2 percent stake in Callaway Golf and is urg...
08:14, 06/14/2019

This activist Thai band is living in exile: ‘We are really in danger’ BANGKOK — They are members of a folk music group living communally in the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, but they are in fear for their lives. The musicians from the band Faiyen fled their homes in neighboring Thailand in 2014, afraid of arrest afte...
20:14, 05/29/2019

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice by a diplomat from Beijing....
15:14, 07/09/2019

Generic version of HIV prevention drug on way after activist campaign Gilead Sciences, makers of HIV prevention drug Truvada, have announced that a generic version will be available as early as September 2020. Truvada, also called PrEP, is a daily pill that prevents those who take the drug from transmitting to their pa...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-neutral yacht....
05:56, 08/15/2019

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally. The jury received the case Friday in U.S. District Court in Tucson before br...
16:28, 06/10/2019

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial....
03:42, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Border activist who helped migrants now on trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in Arizona (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A lawyer for a border activist being tried in Tucson for helping two migrants with water, food and ...
04:42, 05/30/2019

U.S. activist faces up to 20 years in prison for harboring migrants An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants faces trial on Wednesday in a case likely to set a precedent over what aid U.S. citizens can give to illegal border crossers....
15:56, 05/29/2019

Prominent Russian Activist Hospitalized After More Than 1,000 Arrested in Protest Prominent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was transferred to a hospital from jail, where he was being held for calling for unauthorized protests the day before that led to a police crackdown and the detention of hundreds of people....
07:56, 07/29/2019

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
21:28, 07/11/2019

Thai court affirms defamation judgment against UK activist An appeals court in Thailand has upheld a 10 million baht ($313,000) judgment against a British activist who was sued by a fruit canning company whose workers complained of alleged labor abuses....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Russian rights activist hit with heavy fine for protest A Russian court has imposed a heavy fine on one of the country’s most prominent human rights activists for taking part in a small demonstration in Red Square...
19:28, 07/30/2019

Send us your questions for climate activist Greta Thunberg Got a question for the Swedish 16-year-old who started a youth climate revolution? Here’s your chance to ask her...On 20 August 2018, Greta Thunberg, then aged 15, did not attend her first day back at school after the summer holidays. Instead, she ma...
14:14, 05/24/2019

Venezuelan activist’s wife, daughter arrive in Spain MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish ambassador’s residence in Caracas. The government says in a statement Tuesday that Li...
18:56, 06/04/2019

Gunmen attack prominent Colombian environmental activist BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — One of Colombia’s most-prominent grassroots activists and winner of a prestigious international environmental prize has been attacked at a meeting with community leaders. Francia Marquez, who survived Saturday’s at...
07:00, 05/05/2019

ISS backs activist investor Kimmeridge's two nominees to PDC board Activist investor Kimmeridge Energy Management Co said on Friday shareholder advisory group ISS recommended two of its board nominees for PDC Energy Inc, a day after Glass Lewis backed the company's full slate of directors....
00:14, 05/18/2019

Japan's day care crisis is breeding a new kind of activist When Japanese politician Yuka Ogata decided to bring her 7-month-old child into Kumamoto's city assembly, she was hoping to set a precedent for working mothers. Instead, she embarked on a battle....
05:14, 07/08/2019

Naked activist rides through town on a HORSE – but nobody cares A NAKED activist channeled Lady Godiva as she rode through Melbourne on a horse to raise awareness for climate change, but not many people seemed to care....
13:42, 05/13/2019

Brexit party activist says he obtained Kim Darroch cables Steven Edginton says his name was left out of original story to avoid ‘possible controversy’New questions have emerged over leaks of confidential UK diplomatic cables criticising Donald Trump after a 19-year-old Brexit activist was revealed to be the...
21:56, 07/21/2019

Thousands of Colombians march to protest activist killings Thousands marched in cities around Colombia on Friday in protest of the murder of hundreds of human rights activists, a spat of deadly violence which the country has been unable to quell in spite of a 2016 peace deal with Marxist rebels....
07:00, 07/27/2019

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Dinu Solanki, 6 Others Guilty Of Killing RTI Activist Former BJP lawmaker Dinu Solanki and six others were Saturday convicted by a special CBI court in Ahmedabad for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 as he tried to expose illegal mining activities......
19:14, 07/06/2019

UN agency demands justice for killed Pakistani activist ISLAMABAD (AP) — A top U.N. agency is demanding justice for Pakistani social media activist and blogger Mohammad Bilal Khan, killed in a knife attack in Islamabad earlier this month. Khan was an outspoken critic of the country’s political and m...
12:00, 06/27/2019

Russian Activist Navalny Wasn't Poisoned, Officials Say Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was being treated for a mysterious illness, wasn’t poisoned as he and his supporters have claimed, according to Russian medical officials....
22:14, 07/31/2019

Closing arguments to be held in border activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to deliver closing statements on Friday in the criminal trial against a humanitarian aid volunteer who says he was fulfilling his duty to help others when he encountered two migrants near the U.S.-Mexico b...
08:14, 06/07/2019

St Petersburg murder victim was 'well-known LGBT rights activist' Yelena Grigoryeva received threats before she was stabbed to death, say campaignersRussian campaigners have said that a woman found murdered with multiple stab wounds in the city of Saint Petersburg was a well-known activist who had received threats ...
01:14, 07/23/2019

RPT-Activist investor Bramson may get bloody nose at Barclays AGM Activist investor Edward Bramson is likely to fail in his attempt to get a board seat at Barclays' annual meeting next week, even though shareholders are dissatisfied with performance of the group's investment bank....
23:42, 04/28/2019

Barclays Activist Concedes Defeat in Bid for Board Seat Barclays saw off an effort by Edward Bramson to win a seat on its board, with the activist investor conceding defeat before the formal vote Thursday....
13:56, 05/02/2019

Kenyan activist arrested for allegedly plotting revolution A Kenyan police official says popular Kenyan activist Boniface Mwangi was held for plotting a revolution against President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government...
18:42, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Activist investor Elliott's top European holdings U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management announced on Thursday it had taken a 2.1% stake in German agrichemicals and pharma company Bayer Here are some of New York-headquartered Elliott's top holdings in Europe (in alphabetical order):...
20:28, 06/27/2019