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Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships

Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying...

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships

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Cuban travel crackdown: US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting island As of Wednesday, Americans can no longer take cruises to Cuba or visit the Communist country as part of educational and cultural group tours.  &...
21:00, 06/04/2019

US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting Cuba; cruise lines scrutinizing rules The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.  ...
02:00, 06/05/2019

The biggest cruise ships in the world 24/7 Tempo determined the largest cruise ships based on the maximum number of non-crew passengers they can accommodate.      ...
18:16, 07/23/2019

Are cruise ships climate killers? The sea cruise industry is booming, and yet protests are growing: Critics claim these floating hotel complexes not only pollute the environment, but a...
03:16, 06/22/2019

Women Take the Helm on Cruise Ships The cruise industry—which has historically drawn many officers from the male-dominated field of cargo shipping—is trying to attract more female captai...
17:32, 07/24/2019

Are cruise ships fueling overtourism? Cruise operators say they are working hard to mitigate their impact on crowded tourist destinations and the main problems lie elsewhere, but some camp...
22:00, 08/16/2019

These are the biggest cruise ships in the world 24/7 Tempo determined the largest cruise ships based on the maximum number of non-crew passengers they can accommodate.      ...
19:16, 07/23/2019

Cruise ships vs. the environment: The 10 costliest offenses 24/7 Tempo found 10 of the costliest cruise environmental violations, from Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Carnival cruises and others.   &#...
21:49, 07/26/2019

Venice protests against huge cruise ships After a 275-meter cruise ship crashed into a tourist boat, Venice residents have demanded that the giant vessels stay away. The issue of cruise liners...
06:16, 06/09/2019

Venice must be put on U.N. danger list, ban cruise ships: conservationists Venice should be put on the United Nations' list of endangered cities and cruise ships should be banned from its fragile lagoon to prevent an ecologic...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Venice cruise ships could be rerouted from city centre next month Italian minister proposes plan for diverting a third of big ships to other ports by next yearItaly’s transport minister has proposed a plan for divert...
17:16, 08/08/2019

Carnival Will Pay a $20 Million Fine for Polluting the Oceans With Its Cruise Ships (MIAMI) — Carnival Corp. has reached a tentative settlement with federal prosecutors in which the world’s largest cruise line agreed to pa...
22:32, 06/03/2019

Cruise ships target of Venice protest after canal crash VENICE, Italy (AP) — Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon. The protes...
21:32, 06/08/2019

Cruise ships are target of Venice protest after canal crash Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon.      ...
00:00, 06/09/2019

In Cuba, Carnival Cruise Ships Have Been Using Stolen Ports, Original Owners Say On the first day that Americans could file such suits, two claimants went to court in Miami seeking compensation for the use of docks they owned befor...
00:32, 05/03/2019

Carnival’s tiny Ocean Medallion wearable brings tech luxury to cruise ships Carnival, the operator of more than 100 cruise ships, is taking luxury cruise life to a new level, thanks to a tiny little tech wearable called the Oc...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Venice moves to limit cruise ships in city center after June collision, near-miss in July Starting in September, some cruise ships will be redirected to dock at other terminals in the Venetian Lagoon. Five were hurt during a June collision....
19:48, 08/09/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first action...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Barcelona's acting mayor set to win re-election, keep out separatists Barcelona's acting far-leftist mayor Ada Colau may win a second term in office on Saturday with the support of the Socialists and representatives back...
00:32, 06/15/2019

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician?...
15:32, 05/23/2019

Barcelona's Luis Suárez promises not to celebrate if he scores against Liverpool at Anfield – video Barcelona striker Luis Suárez has thanked Liverpool for raising the standard of his game during his three-and-a-half year spell at the club, but has s...
01:32, 05/07/2019

Thousands of Norwegian Cruise Line passengers stranded in Barcelona after technical issue Norwegian Cruise Line is apologizing to customers for canceling a cruise in Spain, days before it was supposed to end in Italy.    ...
03:00, 07/04/2019

Mexican mayor paraded through town in women's clothes for failing to keep campaign promises When the residents of a municipality in southern Mexico got fed up with their mayor after he failed to keep a campaign promise, they knew what they ha...
02:16, 08/03/2019

The world's most popular cruise destinations of 2019, according to Cruise Critic Avignon, France, was rated the world's top cruise port overall and Cruise Critic's favorite European river cruise destination.   ...
21:00, 07/17/2019

Promises, promises: has Donald Trump kept his word in office? In 2016, the insurgent Republican hammered home his message on jobs, judges, immigration and more. Has he delivered?Verdict: Failure. As of last month...
13:48, 06/23/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Why So Many Ships Are Red On The Bottom Ships being red below their waterline goes way back to when even the largest vessels were made of wood. You wouldn’t want sea worms eating your hull, ...
00:32, 08/15/2019

UK must look after its own ships in the Gulf, says Pompeo US secretary of state’s comment reflects tensions with UK over Iran nuclear dealThe UK must be responsible for the safety of its own ships in the Gulf...
16:48, 07/22/2019

Bolton says Iran 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships off UAE U.S. national security adviser Bolton said on Wednesday that ships sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast were attacked "almost certainly by Ira...
09:32, 05/29/2019

US issues new warning to ships after ‘sabotage’ off UAE DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. has issued a new alert to maritime traffic over alleged “acts of sabotage” of ships off the co...
07:16, 05/13/2019

UAE says 4 ships targeted by 'sabotage' off its coast The United Arab Emirates says that four commercial ships "were subjected to sabotage operations" after false reports circulated in Lebanese and Irania...
23:32, 05/12/2019

The huge ships taking over the seas When Symphony of the Seas, an 18-deck cruise ship measuring longer than a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, sailed out of port for the very first time...
02:16, 05/14/2019

UAE says 4 ships targeted by ‘sabotage’ off its coast The United Arab Emirates says that four commercial ships “were subjected to sabotage operations” after false reports circulated in Lebanese and Irania...
23:16, 05/12/2019

Iran 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships off UAE, Bolton says U.S. national security adviser Bolton said on Wednesday that ships sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast were attacked "almost certainly by Ira...
16:00, 05/29/2019

World War II ships: From Rosie the Riveter to rustbuckets The S.S. Lane Victory is one of just three remaining Victory ships from World War II but veterans and volunteers are fighting rust and deterioration. ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. warns commercial ships Iran may be meddling with GPS The U.S. government has issued a new warning about possible navigating concerns to the commercial shipping industry, due to a recent spate of attacks ...
20:48, 08/08/2019

Iran "Almost Certainly" Behind Attack On Ships Off UAE: John Bolton US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Wednesday Iran was "almost certainly" behind attacks on ships off the United Arab Emirates earlier this ...
14:32, 05/29/2019

Panama says canal operating normally; no ships detained Panama's Canal Authority said on Wednesday that the canal was operating normally and without delays, adding that no ships had been detained in the tra...
21:48, 08/07/2019

Tired of Model Ships? Try a Priceless Turner A series of prestigious exhibitions—including a J. M. W Turner show on loan from Tate Britain—mark a sea change in approach at Connecticut’s Mystic Se...
19:16, 07/28/2019

The Latest: UN notified of ships targeted in UAE waters WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 6 p.m. The governments of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Nor...
03:00, 05/16/2019

UK tells ships to stay out of Iranian waters British officials are warning the nation's ships against sailing through the Straits of Hormuz because of threats from Iran, amid Western efforts to p...
01:00, 07/23/2019

IMO agrees on stricter efficiency targets for some ships The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday agreed stricter energy efficiency targets for certain types of ships in an effort to speed up ...
21:16, 05/17/2019

Iranian missiles can hit U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, and the United States coul...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Braz...
03:16, 07/20/2019

Ships set off in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than 30 years Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global cond...
11:16, 07/01/2019

Migrant ships sink, killing 150 people in the Mediterranean Sea At least 150 migrants died when two boats sank off the coast of Libya Thursday, the worst disaster in the Mediterranean Sea this year, the U.N. Refuge...
02:32, 07/26/2019

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over international...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Salvini’s Standoff at Sea Highlights Italy’s War on Rescue Ships The interior minister, who may bring down the government and force new elections, finds another opportunity to score political points over migration....
01:00, 08/17/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committ...
12:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. Energy Department says oil markets well supplied after attack on ships off UAE The U.S. Energy Department said on Monday that global oil markets are well supplied despite the attack on Sunday that damaged four vessels off the UAE...
00:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. Energy Department says oil markets well supplied after attacks on ships off UAE The U.S. Energy Department said on Monday it is confident that global oil markets are well supplied after the sabotage on Sunday of four vessels off t...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Egypt condemns actions against four ships near UAE territorial waters Egypt's foreign ministry on Sunday condemned what the United Arab Emirates called an act of sabotage against four ships near the UAE's territorial wat...
00:00, 05/13/2019

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel agains...
14:48, 05/31/2019

Britain warns of consequences if Iran does not return ships British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday there would be consequences if Iran did not return control of ships seized in the Strait of Hormu...
23:48, 07/19/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of rubbish back to Canada Container ship M/V Bavaria, with tonnes of garbage on board, has left Subic Bay on a 20-day journey to VancouverThe Philippines has followed through o...
07:48, 05/31/2019

U.K. Joins U.S.-led Effort to Protect Ships in Strait of Hormuz Tensions between Britain and Iran have risen since Iran seized a tanker in July. Monday’s decision was an acknowledgment that British efforts to creat...
01:48, 08/06/2019

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance t...
20:16, 06/06/2019

Ships in Gulf were attacked, other vessels at risk: INTERTANKO The tanker association INTERTANKO said on Thursday that two vessels had been attacked in the Middle East and there were growing worries for the safety...
14:16, 06/13/2019

UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Roya...
03:16, 07/12/2019

Did Iran Attack Ships in the Gulf? What the Evidence Shows. A Times analysis of video released by the U.S. Defense Department indicates that an Iranian patrol boat removed an object from the hull of a stricken ...
02:32, 06/15/2019

How Were Ships Operating Despite Cyclone Warning: Goa Tourism Chief The Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) has sought a report over some cruise ships operating in the Mandovi river in Panaji located close to th...
10:16, 06/13/2019

Italy defiant as two migrant rescue ships try to dock Rome has blocked the entry of Italian and German vessels carrying more than 110 migrants. The decision paves the way for another standoff with migrant...
16:32, 07/05/2019

Britain to order ships with zero emission technology from 2025 Britain's government on Thursday said all new ships ordered from 2025 and aimed for its waters must be equipped with zero emission technology, as part...
17:16, 07/11/2019

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda w...
03:48, 06/15/2019

Iranian Ships Try to Block U.K. Tanker in Strait of Hormuz Three Iranian vessels attempted to impede the passage of a commercial tanker through the Strait of Hormuz, the British government said, a move that th...
09:48, 07/11/2019

4 Jamaican fishermen detained on Coast Guard ships WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Jamaican fishermen were held for nearly a month aboard U.S. Coast Guard vessels in the Caribbean Sea, most of the time chained ...
22:16, 06/12/2019

Second UK warship arrives to guard ships in strait of Hormuz Amid growing regional tension, destroyer HMS Duncan will accompany commercial vesselsA second UK warship has arrived in the Gulf to protect British co...
22:16, 07/28/2019

U.S. Navy sends two ships through strategic Taiwan Strait The U.S. military said it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, its latest transit through the sensitive waterway and a move lik...
06:48, 05/23/2019

| US navy says received distress calls from two ships in Gulf of Oman The US Fifth Fleet has said that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the Gulf of O...
18:32, 06/13/2019

In photos: Ships sail into New York City for Fleet Week Hundreds of U.S. sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen arrive in New York City for the 31st annual Fleet Week. Eleven U.S. ships and two from Canada gl...
19:48, 05/23/2019

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors BERLIN (AP) — A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 ...
13:16, 05/25/2019

Teenage Engineering ships its delayed modular synth and keyboard Teenage Engineering announced it was adding modular options to its Pocket Operator line back in January. A month later, the company cited manufacturin...
20:48, 07/08/2019

AAI nets $20.5M for mine sweep system on Littoral Combat Ships AAI Corp. was awarded a $20.5 million contract for engineering and technical services for the unmanned influence sweep system, which allows the Navy's...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Royal Navy to protect British ships from Iran attack The Royal Navy has been tasked with accompanying British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz to protect them from Iranian attack, Sky News ha...
14:48, 07/25/2019

The U.S. Issues a Warning Amid Reports of Ships Being Sabotaged off the UAE Coast (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) —Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in attac...
07:48, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Roya...
19:16, 07/11/2019

Ships urged to alert navies before sailing through Strait of Hormuz Shipping associations have called on ship owners to inform Britain's navy of their movements before sailing into the Middle East Gulf and Strait of Ho...
23:16, 07/22/2019

US building coalition to protect ships crossing Persian Gulf The State Department said it’s “very supportive” of a European initiative to safeguard ships in the Strait of Hormuz, even as the United States pursue...
19:00, 07/26/2019

US Navy Receives Distress Calls From 2 Ships In Gulf Of Oman The US Fifth Fleet said on Thursday that its vessels in the Middle East have received distress calls from two tankers reportedly under attack in the G...
10:48, 06/13/2019

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasing...
23:00, 05/31/2019

Pope defends migrants after clashes between Italy and rescue ships Pope Francis said on Monday that "no one is exempt" from helping migrants, in an indirect rebuke of Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini ...
13:00, 07/08/2019

Defiant Iran says it can 'easily' hit U.S. ships, works to counter sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit U.S. warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top...
21:00, 05/17/2019

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
12:16, 07/02/2019

Don’t miss: Godzilla’s return, universal numbers and escaping ships Watch Godzilla take on ancient superspecies, read how great mathematicians like Newton made numbers universal and play at escaping from a sinking rese...
22:16, 05/25/2019

Ships set sail in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than 30 years Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global cond...
06:00, 07/01/2019

Britain raises security level for UK ships in the Gulf to 'critical' The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tension...
13:16, 07/12/2019

Sempra Louisiana Cameron LNG export terminal ships first cargo Sempra Energy said on Friday that the Cameron liquefied natural gas export terminal in Louisiana shipped its first cargo, making the plant the fourth ...
14:32, 05/31/2019

Threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters raised to ‘critical’ The threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters was raised to its highest level this week — with officials claiming that the risk of an attack i...
08:32, 07/12/2019

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said. &...
07:16, 07/12/2019

Deep Depression Forms In Bay Of Bengal; Ships, Aircraft Deployed Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft have been deployed in the Bay of Bengal area to shepherd the fishing boats at sea to safer locations and provide...
01:48, 08/08/2019

"Laughable Claims": Iran Rejects US Accusation Of Attack On Ships Off UAE Iran strongly rejected an accusation by US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Wednesday that it was "almost certainly" behind May 12 attacks on ...
17:00, 05/29/2019

UN court: Russia must free 3 detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailo...
15:00, 05/25/2019

US ships told to send Gulf travel plans in advance US-flagged ships should send their travel plans to American and British naval authorities if they intend to sail in the Gulf, the US Maritime Administ...
05:16, 08/09/2019

Maritime Operators Set Full Speed Ahead for Cleaner Ships While the U.N. and environmentalists are sounding alarms the Paris signatory countries are falling behind schedule on cutting emissions, a move toward...
16:16, 07/03/2019

NASA just hired SpaceX to figure out how to refuel ships in space Traveling to the Moon is hard, and sending crewed spacecraft to other planets will be even harder. One of the major challenges in deep space travel is...
22:16, 07/31/2019

Russia suspected of using civilian ships for intelligence gathering and influence operations Russian civilian ships are being used for intelligence gathering and propaganda operations in support of the Kremlin, a new intelligence report says....
12:48, 08/08/2019

After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, UK Warns Ships To Avoid Hormuz Strait London on Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanke...
17:32, 07/20/2019

U.S. warns merchant ships of possible Iranian attacks; cleric threatens U.S. fleet Iran could target U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers, the U.S. Maritime Administration said on Friday, as a senior Iranian cleric said a U.S....
00:32, 05/11/2019

U.S., Russian naval ships narrowly avoid a collision in the East China Sea The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk.        ...
03:16, 06/08/2019

Star Citizen Alpha 3.6: Hover ships, space stations, and the law warp in Cloud Imperium Games is announcing today the Alpha 3.6 update for Star Citizen, the sci-fi universe that is has been in the works for the past five ye...
01:00, 07/20/2019

FLIR Surveillance awarded $12.6M for sensors aboard littoral combat ships FLIR Surveillance Inc. received a $12.6 million contract for supplies, repairs and upgrades to sensor systems aboard U.S. Navy littoral combat ships....
21:00, 08/16/2019

UK's Royal Navy might not have the ships required to safeguard Strait of Hormuz from Iran The United Kingdom is planning an ambitious joint operation with European partners to help secure shipping through the strategically crucial Strait of...
00:00, 07/25/2019

UK moves to escort British flagged ships will secure transits: trade Britain's decision to deploy a warship to accompany British-flagged vessels in the Middle East will provide greater safety for vital shipments, the UK...
16:32, 07/25/2019

Japan won't contribute ships to U.S. Middle East maritime force: Mainichi Japan will not send warships to join a U.S.-led maritime force to guard oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz fearing a military response from Iran, but...
06:16, 08/02/2019

Iranian missiles can easily reach U.S. ships in Gulf: Guards deputy A deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach U.S. warships in the Gulf, adding that the Unite...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Germany urges Italy to open up ports to migrant rescue ships German Interior Minster Horst Seehofer has urged his Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini to open ports to boats carrying rescued migrants. Meanwhile, a...
22:00, 07/06/2019

Britain sends extra military personnel to Bahrain to help protect ships Britain will send a small number of additional military personnel to Bahrain this week to help boost maritime protection for ships, Sky News has learn...
06:48, 07/29/2019

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping an...
00:48, 05/22/2019

Russia must free detained Ukrainian ships, sailors, UN court rules The 24 Ukrainian sailors in Russian custody need to be immediately released, a UN maritime court has ruled. Ukraine's president said Moscow could show...
19:32, 05/25/2019

Xiaomi Ships 32 Million Smartphones in Q2, Posts 15 Percent Rise in Sales Xiaomi reported 15 percent growth in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, its slowest ever, as fewer people bought smartphones at home and rival Huawei grabb...
17:16, 08/20/2019

UK ships on 'critical' alert as crew of detained Iran vessel arrested Britain has raised the security level for British-flagged ships passing through Iranian waters in the Gulf to its highest level, Sky News understands....
20:00, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Sempra Energy's Louisiana Cameron LNG export terminal ships first cargo Sempra Energy said on Friday the $10 billion Cameron liquefied natural gas export terminal in Louisiana had shipped its first cargo, making the plant ...
14:32, 05/31/2019

More Than Half a Million Corals Died to Bring Bigger Ships Into Miami Port Off the coast of Miami, corals are dying. Why? Because of a 16-month-long project to expand the harbor channel. A new study shows how the project kill...
05:32, 06/01/2019

They fought at D-Day, now they're fighting rust: Veterans struggle to save World War II ships The Navy allowed groups around the country to take World War II ships, but scant attention was given to the multimillion-dollar maintenance costs. &#...
19:48, 06/04/2019

Cyclone Fani Live Updates: Navy Prepares Ships, Aircraft For Assistance With cyclone Fani having intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, the Indian Navy today said it has started preparations to provide assistance in cas...
04:16, 04/30/2019

Dunford: U.S. seeks to create coalition to protect ships in waters near Iran, Yemen The United States aims to create a coalition to protect shipping vessels in the Strait of Hormuz where several tankers have been attacked in the past ...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Mercy Ships celebrates 100,000th surgical procedure: 'It's the purest form of medicine' The majority of the world’s population doesn’t have immediate access to safe or emergency medical care, but that’s something Mercy Ships is hoping to ...
00:48, 05/22/2019

Rajnath Singh Visits Naval Ships, Infra Projects In Andhra Pradesh Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited the Indian Navy's indigenously designed stealth frigate, INS ''Shivalik'' and Submarine ''Sindhukirti...
03:32, 07/01/2019

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been sei...
03:00, 07/20/2019

US admiral says allies to do the heavy lifting protecting ships from Iran in the Strait of Hormuz The U.S. Navy's protection mission in the Strait of Hormuz will apply strictly to American shipping while regional partners will shoulder most of the ...
13:16, 08/01/2019

U.S. will ‘escort’ American-flagged ships facing Iranian threats, new Pentagon chief says The initiative doesn’t necessarily mean every U.S.-flagged ship in the Strait of Hormuz will have a destroyer behind it, said Defense Secretary Mark T...
19:48, 07/25/2019

US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Royal Navy to escort British ships through Strait of Hormuz after tanker seizure The British government announced Wednesday that the Royal Navy will provide escort for British-flagged ships traveling through the Strait of Hormuz af...
02:32, 07/26/2019

New Pentagon chief says U.S. will ‘escort’ American-flagged ships facing Iranian threats Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper said initiative doesn’t necessarily mean every U.S.-flagged ship going through the Strait of Hormuz will have a destro...
04:00, 07/25/2019

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ouste...
23:16, 06/07/2019

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stoppin...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Italy's government wins confidence vote on decree targeting migrant rescue ships The Italian government won a parliamentary confidence vote on Wednesday on a security and immigration decree, in a victory for Interior Minister Matte...
21:16, 07/24/2019

Defense Ministry: South Korea examining options to protect ships in Hormuz Strait South Korea is looking into "various options" to protect ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz, though no decision has been made on whether to co...
17:16, 07/29/2019

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy ships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis in ...
00:00, 08/14/2019

Mercy Ships building a floating data centre to enable a fully-functioning hospital The non-profit's hospital ships, enabled by technology, provide free lifesaving surgeries for people in parts of the world where medical care is nearl...
22:16, 04/30/2019

British ships to get Royal Navy escort in Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran British-flagged ships will be accompanied by a Royal Navy escort in the Strait of Hormuz amid growing tensions with Iran, the Government has announced...
18:32, 07/25/2019

Pompeo on Iran’s capture of British-flagged tanker: Up to ‘United Kingdom to take care of their ships’ The responsibility to free the British-flagged oil tanker seized last week by Iran “falls to the United Kingdom,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told ...
17:16, 07/22/2019

'A form of extortion': Iran to charge foreign ships a toll to cross Strait of Hormuz Iran is planning to charge foreign ships a toll in exchange for "protection" across the Strait of Hormuz, a key trade route and a flashpoint in the es...
06:48, 07/09/2019

They fought the Nazis, now they're fighting rust: Veterans struggle to save World War II ships The Navy allowed groups around the country to take World War II ships, but scant attention was given to the multimillion-dollar maintenance costs. &#...
13:48, 05/24/2019

New Pentagon chief Mark Esper says US will protect American commercial ships in the Persian Gulf The United States will maintain sufficient maritime and air assets in the Persian Gulf region to deter or, if necessary, prevent Iran from interfering...
00:00, 07/25/2019

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into th...
15:16, 06/15/2019

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigrat...
19:16, 05/26/2019

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispe...
16:32, 06/15/2019

Iranian cleric threatens U.S. Navy fleet amid warning regime could target commercial ships Tensions escalated in the Persian Gulf on Friday as Iran warned it could easily destroy a naval fleet sent by the United States in order to ward off a...
01:00, 05/12/2019

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged tod...
20:16, 07/11/2019

The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchange emerges of Royal Navy frigate warning off Iranian ships An audio recording has emerged of the radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels prior to the seizure of a British-...
13:32, 07/21/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British and Liberian-flagged ships in Strait of Hormuz Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) seized two ships in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian, British, and U.S. officials said Friday. ...
23:00, 07/19/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty-four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to ...
11:48, 06/13/2019

UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors BERLIN (AP) — UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors....
13:16, 05/25/2019

Cruise calendar: Where to go and when To everything, there is a season, including cruises. Find out the best time of year to visit popular destinations for the best weather and deals. ...
19:48, 08/09/2019

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a pro...
17:32, 06/15/2019

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown The protest, which authorities declared illegal beforehand, did not represent a major challenge to President Vladimir Putin and his allies who have th...
07:48, 07/28/2019

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy Defence minister Wei Fenghe dismisses criticism that the incident was not handled properlyChina has defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student...
13:32, 06/02/2019

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German...
13:16, 06/22/2019

Mexico Detains More Migrants as Crackdown Steps Up ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities reinforced efforts over the weekend to deter Central Americans and others from crossing Mexico to reach the U...
07:00, 06/24/2019

Sudan protesters at a crossroads after deadly crackdown The mass marches held in Sudan this week breathed new life into the uprising that toppled long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir, but the protesters and ...
17:32, 07/03/2019

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and...
21:48, 06/19/2019

Germany’s Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German government is “very, very serious” about fighting far-right extremism after a man with anti-migrant views all...
16:32, 06/22/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, a...
09:32, 06/14/2019

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear...
17:48, 06/05/2019

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the firs...
17:32, 06/21/2019

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: pal...
17:48, 07/04/2019

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and t...
16:16, 05/09/2019

Russia detains more than 800 people in opposition crackdown Russian police arrested more than 800 people in Moscow on Saturday in one of the biggest crackdowns of recent times against an increasingly defiant op...
20:48, 07/27/2019

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a ...
12:48, 06/10/2019

U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 25 state and local agencies on Tuesday unveiled a crackdown on robocalls as a congressional panel approved...
00:32, 06/26/2019

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and joi...
19:00, 05/31/2019

“Operation Call It Quits” – Robocall Crackdown The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on robocalls. “Our message is simple: it’s time to call it quits,” Bureau of Consumer ...
03:16, 06/26/2019

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar's...
08:32, 06/18/2019

Muslims celebrate Eid despite severe crackdown in Kashmir The Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha was held in the India-administered region of Kashmir Sunday, without its traditional autonomy for the first time...
00:48, 08/13/2019

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious c...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council said Thursday the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democ...
21:32, 06/20/2019

Church wants more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan Islamists The Catholic church in Sri Lanka says the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor "as if on war footing" in the aftermath of the Eas...
12:16, 04/29/2019

RPT-Moscow braces for another election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russians are expected to rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a police crackdown and a refusal by authoriti...
06:48, 08/10/2019

60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy ...
12:48, 06/05/2019

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operatio...
07:32, 06/27/2019

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a Jun...
20:48, 06/11/2019

Big Investors Leverage Their M&A Promises As breakup fees fall out of favor in the U.K., bidding companies have increasingly started seeking promises from the biggest shareholders of a target ...
02:16, 08/13/2019

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of th...
14:32, 06/09/2019

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the larg...
22:48, 08/10/2019

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, internati...
19:16, 07/10/2019

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resigna...
14:00, 06/09/2019

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared t...
05:16, 06/06/2019

U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown: source The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur M...
19:32, 05/22/2019

LIRR employees refusing to work overtime after MTA crackdown Hundreds of Long Island Rail Road workers are refusing to work overtime shifts this weekend to protest the MTA’s crackdown on OT abuse, accordin...
00:16, 05/11/2019

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut...
09:48, 08/13/2019

Church urges more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan militants The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka has urged the government to crack down on Islamic extremists with more vigor “as if on war footing” in the aftermath ...
12:48, 04/29/2019

‘What is our crime?’: Detentions of politicians deepen crackdown in Kashmir To maintain control in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke autonomy for Muslim-majority Kashmir, India has sent thousands of...
00:16, 08/13/2019

El Salvador eyes crackdown on gangs over killings of police SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s new National Police chief says he has been ordered to crack down on gangs in the face of rising a...
01:00, 06/13/2019

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in ...
04:32, 07/23/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to l...
18:16, 05/22/2019

46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.   ...
18:48, 06/06/2019

Central Americans pursue US dream despite Mexico crackdown SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) — A near-death experience in the Arizona desert a year ago won’t deter Francisco Pérez from another attempt to migrat...
22:16, 06/10/2019

German state vows crackdown on criminal clans Intimidation, coercion, assault: clan crime is "not petty crime," according to the interior minister of Germany's most populous state. The problem had...
15:16, 05/16/2019

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy prote...
11:32, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Sudanese protesters defiant after army crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on aftermath of Sudanese military crackdown on protest sit-in (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Thousands of Sudanese pr...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Russian opposition plans new election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping poli...
04:48, 08/03/2019

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe ha...
03:16, 06/28/2019

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown Mexico's foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend "rescue" of nearly ...
22:48, 06/17/2019

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular li...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Mexico’s crackdown on migrants sends some heading south Mexico’s efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory is showing some bite as some people turn around to head south in the face of ...
21:48, 06/17/2019

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s trademar...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Is Curiously Sparing the Bosses Let’s say you’re a piece of shit who wants to reduce the number of undocumented immigrants in this country, for whatever dumbass reason—just pure raci...
03:32, 06/01/2019

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-m...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Russian Police Detain Nearly 800 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyub...
05:16, 08/04/2019

Vanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice' Nation suffering disproportionately from climate emergency to phase in ban, believed to be world first, by DecemberIt is but a tiny speck in the Pacif...
12:00, 06/22/2019

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, th...
01:48, 06/22/2019

Russian Police Detain Nearly 700 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Ly...
23:48, 08/03/2019

Russian police detain over 800 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyub...
23:16, 08/03/2019

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-sou...
09:00, 06/21/2019

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "cor...
10:16, 06/02/2019

Trump EPA rolls back Obama’s coal crackdown Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday finalized the agency’s plan for replacing Obama-era regulations on emissions...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court t...
19:32, 08/16/2019

Trial of Armenia's ex-president opens over police crackdown A court in Armenia has opened a trial of the country's former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade...
17:32, 05/13/2019

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants wh...
00:16, 07/22/2019

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crac...
18:00, 06/05/2019

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that harden...
04:00, 08/15/2019

Google cuts off Huawei after Trump administration crackdown The suspension amounts to a major blow to the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which will no longer receive access and support for ...
22:32, 05/20/2019

Moscow couple shaken but defiant after police crackdown Images of a young Moscow couple being beaten in a police crackdown against protesters have spread on Russian social media, and they say the violence h...
18:16, 07/31/2019

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — followin...
19:48, 06/05/2019

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Secur...
17:16, 06/15/2019

YouTube issues sitewide crackdown on ‘hateful’ videos YouTube will yank down and ban “hateful” and “supremacist” videos — including those that deny violent, well-documented events ...
20:32, 06/05/2019

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in th...
13:00, 06/05/2019

FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its law enforcement partners are cracking down on robocallers. Today, the FTC announced that it's filed 94...
20:48, 06/25/2019

Trial of Armenia’s ex-president opens over police crackdown YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A court in Armenia has opened a trial of the country’s former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackdo...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years. ...
14:16, 06/17/2019

Kashmir police say thousands detained in crackdown in region Authorities say thousands of people, mostly young male protesters, have been arrested and detained in Indian-administered Kashmir amid an ongoing comm...
20:16, 08/20/2019

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights b...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rig...
05:16, 06/17/2019

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming t...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Twitter’s crackdown on bots and abuse is finally paying off Twitter’s stock soared nearly 10 percent after the social network said moves to ban bots and bad actors are luring new users and advertisers. The San ...
06:16, 07/28/2019

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming t...
00:32, 07/13/2019

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese polic...
15:32, 07/12/2019

57 Mostly Awe-Inspiring Facts About Tom Cruise Tom Cruise, he of the ageless face, body and energy level, is celebrating a birthday today. Contrary to what's visible to the naked eye, the actor is...
19:16, 07/03/2019

Yesterday nearly rid the world of Tom Cruise, too Danny Boyle’s Yesterday begins with a weird worldwide power outage that strips all but one person’s memory of The Beatles, taking its lead character o...
00:32, 06/27/2019

Everything We Know About Top Gun: Maverick Starring Tom Cruise After all of these years, there's still a huge need for speed. More than three decades after the release of the blockbuster smash Top Gun, moviegoers...
06:16, 07/19/2019

Streep, Clooney ... Cruise? Why no one is 'too big for TV' any more Hollywood stars used to turn their noses up at television, but now Meryl Streep and George Clooney are stealing the show in your living room. Who migh...
17:48, 07/11/2019

GM Cruise Is Now Worth $19 Billion Because Why Not Cruise, GM’s autonomous vehicle arm, raised another $1.15 billion at a total valuation of $19 billion, according to several media reports including Te...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Best beaches to visit on a cruise Islands and coasts around the world offer clear waters and clean sands. Check out the 12 best beaches to visit on a cruise, according to Cruise Critic...
08:00, 08/15/2019

How much do all of Boris Johnson's promises cost? Boris Johnson has made a series of eye-catching pledges on schools, hospitals and policing since entering 10 Downing Street - but how much do they all...
09:48, 08/13/2019

Can the EU's Ursula von der Leyen fulfill her promises Now that she's been elected European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen can get to work realizing her EU vision. Who will she have to win over...
00:16, 07/18/2019

This New App Promises to Block Robocalls Forever. But Should We Have to Pay for That? A new app is promising to rid your life of robocall spam and scams once and for all, in exchange for a monthly fee. But it also raises the question: w...
23:32, 06/27/2019

Herrera promises passion as he signs for PSG "Paris St Germain have signed free agent Ander Herrera on a five-year deal after the Spanish midfielder ran down his contract with Manchester United, ...
21:16, 07/04/2019

Luxembourg PM promises aid for tornado victims Hundreds of emergency workers and volunteers have been cleaning up after the twister left a "swath of desolation" over a large area of Luxembourg. Vic...
23:16, 08/12/2019

5G and foldable phones: The promises and problems TechRepublic's Karen Roby and CNET's Jessica Dolcourt discuss the current and future state of the smartphone industry and the much-anticipated benefit...
22:32, 08/15/2019

Luke Combs promises more music after EP Country singer Luke Combs says he’s got more music coming after releasing his EP “The Prequel” that follows on the success of his hi...
23:16, 06/24/2019

Ian Hutchinson promises he has more Isle of Man TT success in him Two years on from seriously breaking his left leg, 16-time Isle of Man TT winner Ian Hutchinson says "there's still more left in me" ahead of the 2019...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens of...
10:16, 06/04/2019

'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it did...
07:16, 06/18/2019

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversar...
12:48, 06/04/2019

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway sta...
21:16, 06/17/2019

Mexico’s border crackdown sends migrants south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.   ...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing critici...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Huawei says Trump crackdown will cost it $30 billion as smartphone sales take a hit Huawei says they are anticipating a huge drop in smartphone sales. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
19:16, 06/17/2019

Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under increasing pressure from t...
19:32, 05/11/2019

'I thought they would kill me': Thai dissidents targeted in brutal crackdown Ever since sham elections in March, activists have been singled out in a series of brutal attacks as the military tightens its grip on power The blows...
11:32, 07/22/2019

Crowds at Venezuela protests diminish as fear of crackdown grows A modest crowd of Venezuelans took to the streets Saturday to show support for the opposition-led congress which is coming under increasing pressure f...
00:32, 05/12/2019

Sudanese Protestors Say 60 People Have Died in This Week’s Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their...
10:48, 06/05/2019

Feds arrest 32 in kickoff of San Francisco drug, crime crackdown Federal officials said Wednesday that 32 people, many of them Honduran nationals, had been arrested in connection with two international operations th...
00:16, 08/08/2019

Vietnam imprisoning more political activists in online crackdown: report HANOI — Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown tha...
22:48, 05/13/2019

| Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown A top Sudanese general as vowed to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens ...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Vietnam intensifies crackdown on online dissent - Amnesty report Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has se...
08:32, 05/13/2019

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the mili...
00:32, 06/05/2019

A military crackdown in Hong Kong would backfire on China's economy The idea of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the streets of Hong Kong seemed unthinkable just a few weeks ago. Now it is being considered a p...
06:16, 08/07/2019

Huawei Chief Predicts Sales Will Flatline After Trump Crackdown Being cut off from American technology will hurt business at the Chinese company this year and next, Ren Zhengfei said, though he vowed a 2021 recover...
16:16, 06/17/2019

Sexual assaults in U.S. military spike despite Pentagon attempts to crackdown The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a...
03:16, 05/03/2019

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on ...
05:00, 06/22/2019

India scraps special status for Kashmir amid crackdown India's government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of t...
14:48, 08/05/2019

Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a cra...
00:16, 08/11/2019

Putin leads Russian naval parade after crackdown in Moscow President Vladimir Putin has led Russia’s first major naval parade in years the day after a violent police crackdown on anti-government protesters in ...
13:48, 07/28/2019

House rejects 2 AOC amendments to limit Trump border crackdown The Democratic-led House rejected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-led efforts Friday to curb President Trump’s border crackdown. Two amendments Ocasio-C...
23:16, 07/12/2019

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest c...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Pakistan announces crackdown on militant leader Hafiz Saeed Counter-terrorism department opens 23 cases against Lashkar-e-Taiba leader and 12 aidesPakistani authorities have announced a crackdown against Hafiz ...
03:32, 07/05/2019

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for d...
05:48, 05/26/2019

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's Ti...
18:16, 05/21/2019

Determined to reach Europe, migrants defy Morocco's crackdown Senegalese migrant Ismail, 26, is back in the forests around the northern Moroccan port of Tangier, not long after being stopped there by authorities ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Tehran Orders Crackdown as Wealthy Use Ambulances to Beat Traffic Celebrities and even private tutors pay large sums of money use emergency vehicles to escape traffic in one of world’s worst cities for traffic jams....
14:00, 08/24/2019

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churn...
03:48, 05/24/2019

New Documents Show Power Games Behind China’s Tiananmen Crackdown A book released in Hong Kong reveals how after the 1989 massacre, China’s top officials united to denounce an ousted leader and embrace a darkly wary ...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Group says arrests raise fears of fresh crackdown in Egypt An international rights group says the recent arrests of a rights lawyer and an activist have raised fears of a fresh crackdown by Egyptian authoritie...
12:16, 05/18/2019

Drug Crackdown In Northern Kentucky Town Nets Indictments DAYTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say more than 20 people were indicated after a six-month investigation into drug trafficking in a northern Kentucky com...
18:32, 06/22/2019

Google and Facebook Are Facing a Crackdown in Australia After a Sweeping Probe Google and Facebook Inc. are facing a regulatory crackdown in Australia after an inquiry highlighted concerns about their market power and impact on t...
11:00, 07/26/2019

| Sudanese protesters demand justice for army crackdown victims Thousands of Sudanese protesters have poured onto the streets of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a sit-in...
22:48, 07/13/2019

Nu Skin shares plunge 16% as China crackdown hits revenues Shares of beauty and wellness products company Nu Skin tanked on Wednesday after the company said China's crackdown on health products is weighin...
20:00, 07/17/2019

Trump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers The Trump administration on Monday announced a sweeping new policy tightening restrictions for asylum seekers, in a move that could drastically reduce...
16:00, 07/15/2019

Juul raises $325 million for global expansion amid US crackdown E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global expansion as US lawmakers seek to crack...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Sudan: Thousands rally to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Protesters have called for justice for those killed in a brutal raid on a Khartoum camp. The military and civilian opposition still can't finalize pow...
00:00, 07/14/2019

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Thousands demonstrated in cities across Sudan on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces killed dozens when they stormed a pro...
21:32, 07/13/2019

Tanzanian rhino population soars ‘by 1,000%’ after poaching crackdown, imports Endangered rhino populations in Tanzania rose by 1,000 per cent after officials said the country’s government quashed organized gangs guilty of substa...
07:32, 07/13/2019

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a polit...
01:16, 08/03/2019

President Widodo warns of crackdown as Jakarta protest continues Protests continued for a second straight night in Jakarta as supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed with police despite warnings of a s...
07:32, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada is worried about potential Chinese crackdown on more exports - PM Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he was concerned that China could broaden its crackdown on Canada's exports, and said he might...
17:32, 06/06/2019

| In blow to big pharma, Canada enacts drug-price crackdown The Canadian government announced final regulations that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the wo...
14:16, 08/10/2019

Vietnam to crackdown on Chinese goods relabelled to beat U.S. tariffs Vietnam has said it will crackdown on goods of Chinese origin illegally relabelled "Made in Vietnam" by exporters seeking to avoid U.S. President Dona...
10:48, 06/10/2019

With Pens, Paper and Motorcycles, Journalists Chronicle Kashmir Crackdown Kashmir’s newspapers, cut off from technology by the Indian government, are rising to the occasion to serve readers desperate for information in the w...
00:48, 08/13/2019

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan fro...
19:32, 06/06/2019

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requir...
21:16, 06/14/2019

Li Peng, hardline Chinese leader in Tiananmen crackdown, dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, reviled by rights activists and many in the Chinese capital as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the 1989 Tiana...
15:00, 07/23/2019

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic r...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obra...
23:48, 06/15/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opp...
06:32, 06/08/2019

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abort...
18:48, 06/08/2019

Sony and Microsoft's loot box crackdown means big changes for 2020 games Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony will require videogame publishers to disclose drop rates for all games that include loot boxes in order to be released on...
17:16, 08/13/2019

Every single Tom Cruise movie, ranked Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures Tom Cruise has been acting for nearly four decades. The almost 57-year-old is still making some...
00:00, 07/04/2019

The Big Hack, Keeping Faith and Tom Cruise Katie, Stevie and Bethany dip into the dark side of social media and ask if it's okay to teach your dog to perform a Nazi salute (Spoiler alert: No it...
21:00, 07/25/2019

The Latest: Carnival to pay $20M for cruise pollution MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Carnival Cruises-Pollution (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Carnival Corp. has reached a settlement with federal prosecutors in...
01:00, 06/04/2019

The cruise line that rivals Broadway In a non-descript building in Miami, dancers kick the can-can, aerialists spin high in the air in rehearsals for an entertainment group that puts on m...
12:48, 05/04/2019

Tom Cruise soars in 'Top Gun: Maverick' trailer The trailer for "Top Gun: Maverick," the long-awaited sequel to the 1986 hit movie that helped solidify star Tom Cruise's heartthrob appeal, is ready ...
15:16, 07/19/2019

Tom Cruise delights fans with first look at 'Top Gun: Maverick' "Top Gun" roared back on Thursday when Tom Cruise made a surprise appearance at Comic-Con to show the first trailer for the long-awaited sequel to his...
02:00, 07/19/2019

New Bachelor in Paradise Promo Promises "More Crying Than Ever Before" A new promo for Bachelor in Paradise just aired after The Bachelorette, and it's got so much happening that we don't even know where to start. Demi ...
12:00, 07/23/2019

One Year Later, Did Nintendo (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? In June 2018, the Nintendo Switch was a few months past a debut year that featured the standout games The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Sup...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Google’s privacy promises don’t sway many experts MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is preparing new privacy tools intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked online. B...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Tesco promises to ban brands that use excessive packaging Chief executive says hard-to-recycle plastic on own-brand products will be eliminated‘I want packaging overhaul to plug into a national framework’Tesc...
10:48, 08/22/2019

China Promises Further Military Cooperation With Russia China vowed to step up military cooperation with Moscow and accused the U.S. of undermining regional stability, a day after China and Russia’s first j...
20:32, 07/24/2019

One Year Later, Did Microsoft (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? E3 2019 is just around the corner, and it’s going to look very different this year without PlayStation. Before we look to the future and are blinded b...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Russell Rebalancing Promises Trading Frenzy A surge in trading is expected Friday as stocks are added to and dropped from FTSE Russell’s U.S. benchmarks. During last year’s rebalancing, about $1...
15:32, 06/27/2019

Anthony Davis’ threats and promises are only getting more explosive The man controlling Anthony Davis’ future is giving the Knicks a chance. While the Davis sweepstakes continues, with the Pelicans starting to li...
23:16, 06/12/2019

No Trump Hotel For Greenland, US President Promises US President Donald Trump jokingly promised on Monday that he would not build one of his eponymous hotels in Greenland, the day after he confirmed his...
05:00, 08/20/2019

Chris Cuomo promises to ‘be better’ after ‘Fredo’ meltdown Chris Cuomo addressed his “Fredo” meltdown as he returned to CNN, promising to learn from the embarrassing backlash and “be better.&...
20:48, 08/20/2019

Firewall app promises to keep robocalls from ringing your phone Ad Hoc Labs, the creators of temporary phone number app Burner, announced a new tool designed stop robocalls from blowing up your phone. Meet call scr...
20:48, 06/25/2019

Trump Fulfills His Promises on Abortion, and to Evangelicals President Trump, through his appointment of judges who oppose abortion rights and his graphic language, is again speaking a language that evangelicals...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Google promises it won't cut off Works With Nest prematurely Google angered more than a few smart home enthusiasts when it announced that it was shutting down Works With Nest, but it at least has some news to re...
18:32, 05/16/2019

Google promises app developers more ad monetization options Google is going to let app developers bid on a target return on ad spend (tROAS), develop and manage their own creatives, and finally use Open Bidding...
21:48, 05/08/2019

French pick alliance preservation over FCA promises Since Carlos Ghosn's arrest in November, the French government has said repeatedly that its main goal is to preserve the Renault-Nissan alliance. The ...
19:32, 06/06/2019

Austrian People's party promises to ban far-right Identitarians Centre-right MPs say the policy must be part of any coalition agreement after September’s electionsAustria’s centre-right People’s party has said it w...
08:32, 08/19/2019

Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal The pledge by the former New York City mayor is part of an effort to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of na...
05:00, 06/07/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump can’t seem to get out from under his ethanol promises Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
18:48, 06/14/2019

For Trump, Kim and Moon, the DMZ Is for Diplomacy but Promises Are Hard to Keep The area that separates North and South Korea has played host to some big-time summits recently, but when it comes to old fashioned diplomacy, making ...
16:32, 07/03/2019

SNK promises 'next gen' Neo Geo hardware to follow its Mini console Amid the retro gaming console fad, last year's release of the Neo Geo Mini didn't attract as much attention as others, but SNK is back this ...
17:16, 08/02/2019

UK's Boris Johnson promises MPs 'new golden age' after Brexit The British prime minister has vowed to push through Brexit — even without a deal. Johnson has backed an October 31 deadline to leave the EU, describi...
14:48, 07/25/2019

Tesla's Ramping Up Production But Being Careful About Promises Tesla may be learning how to not shoot itself in the foot, Aston Martin really needs the DBX crossover to work out, Volvo’s autonomous trucks are star...
23:16, 07/10/2019

Biden promises to end 'forever wars' as US president US presidential hopeful Joe Biden has promised to end "forever wars", including pulling most troops out of Afghanistan and ending support for the Saud...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Boeing says sorry for MAX 737 crashes, promises to learn lessons Boeing executives took turns to apologize for the loss of life in two 737 MAX crashes and pledged to apply lessons of the crisis to future planes as t...
13:00, 06/17/2019

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read M...
10:16, 06/11/2019

United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to rebook any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regula...
20:32, 05/22/2019

One Year Later, Did Sony (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? On the evening of June 11, 2018, at LA Center Studios, PlayStation’s head of worldwide studios Shawn Layden welcomed everyone to a tent where Sony was...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Trump promises more 'to be revealed' in U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his comments that part of the migrant deal with Mexico announced over the weekend had yet to be made p...
16:48, 06/11/2019

United CEO promises to re-book passengers concerned about 737 MAX United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to reaccommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once...
21:32, 05/22/2019

Boris Johnson promises fibre for all UK by 2025 Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver full fibre connectivity to the entire of the UK by 2025 if he becomes Prime Min...
14:16, 06/17/2019

Watch: O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, promises to 'get even' Pro Football Hall of Fame running back O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of double murder over 20 years ago, vowed to "get even" in a video he shared on...
00:48, 06/16/2019

Google promises better privacy, smarter AI tools Google has unveiled updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're b...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Uber promises a bottomless well of money to investors … but not yet Expect a barnstorming debut at the latest tech company listing, yet there is no sign of any profits in the near futureWho wants to invest in a company...
11:00, 05/05/2019

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve got...
22:32, 06/04/2019

French far-right leader Le Pen blasts EU's "broken promises" French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has described the European Union as a "cemetery of broken promises" at a campaign rally for the European Parliam...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Varane promises Real Madrid stay "Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has promised to stay at the club this summer despite rumours that he could move away from the Santiago Bernabeu."...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Mexico: Amlo says sale of presidential plane will fund migrant crackdown Funds from sale of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s jet will be put toward the deployment of the newly formed national guardAndrés Manuel López Obrador h...
21:16, 06/12/2019

'Kashmiris will erupt': fear grips region as Indian crackdown bites Cities are empty as armed security forces outnumber local police and all communications remain blockedEid is just days away, and the central market in...
06:48, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 3-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a cra...
21:16, 08/10/2019

Canada makes drug price crackdown official over industry opposition The Canadian government on Friday announced final regulations to reduce patented drug prices it said would save Canadians C$13.2 billion ($10 billion)...
14:48, 08/09/2019

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave of...
15:16, 06/09/2019

The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka Urges the Government to Crackdown on Islamists as If ‘on a War Footing’ (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka said Monday that the government should crack down on Islamic extremists with more vigor ...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Sudan: Deadly crackdown probe results spark fresh protests An official Sudanese investigation said that 87 people were killed when security forces broke up a protest in June. The probe's death toll sparked fre...
09:48, 07/28/2019

India bank manager arrested in cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme crackdown The allure of fast profits from cryptocurrency appears to have been too great for one bank manager in India. The manager of a Standard Chartered branc...
13:32, 07/03/2019

A run on gas masks: Hong Kong protesters circumvent crackdown on protective gear Items crucial for withstanding violent clashes and tear gas are in short supply, as authorities disrupt the flow of protective equipment into the terr...
15:32, 08/15/2019

Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in indus...
19:16, 07/10/2019

U.S. Senate leader: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable' U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unaccept...
13:16, 08/13/2019

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United ...
18:48, 06/12/2019

Ethiopia airs voice of alleged coup leader killed in crackdown Ethiopia has released a recording of the state militia commander it says led a failed coup attempt last week in which dozens of people, including five...
15:16, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 6-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a cra...
00:16, 08/11/2019

| Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demon...
23:32, 06/05/2019

Prominent Lawyer’s Trial Will Test Crackdown on Unregistered Foreign Agents The prosecution of Gregory B. Craig is seen as a litmus test for tougher Justice Department enforcement of law that requires disclosure of foreign lob...
11:16, 08/13/2019

Tiananmen Square protests: crackdown intensifies as 30th anniversary nears Authorities expand detention of activists and censorship ahead of 4 June Chinese authorities have detained dozens of people as part of a ramped-up ann...
07:48, 05/31/2019

Canada enacts drug price crackdown, in blow to pharmaceutical industry The Canadian government on Friday announced final regulations to reduce patented drug prices it said would save Canadians C$13.2 billion ($10 billion)...
18:48, 08/09/2019

Trump DOJ scores rare win on sanctuary city crackdown in appeals court President Trump notched a win on Friday in a federal appeals court, which upheld a Department of Justice method for cracking down on sanctuary cities....
03:32, 07/13/2019

Li Peng, Chinese premier who led 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, dies at 91 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, known for leading the the nation during its infamous crackdown of peaceful demonstrators in Tiananmen Square, died Mon...
08:00, 07/24/2019

Stock futures drop on concerns over spiraling fallout of Huawei crackdown U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, as fears over the impact on major technology companies from Washington's crackdown on China's Huawei Technolo...
14:16, 05/20/2019

Li Peng, Chinese premier during violent Tiananmen Square crackdown, dies at 91 "We are forced to take resolute and decisive measures to put an end to the turmoil," Li said of the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. ...
17:16, 07/23/2019

Washington city's crackdown on 'bikini baristas' wins court blessing Scantily clad "bikini baristas" in Everett, Washington, will have to cover up more of themselves after a federal appeals court on Wednesday freed the ...
00:32, 07/04/2019

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigati...
01:16, 06/20/2019

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of t...
00:48, 06/10/2019

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, wh...
10:32, 05/27/2019

Hong Kong "Won't Be Repeat" Of Tiananmen Square Crackdown: Chinese Media Chinese state media vowed Friday there "won't be a repeat" of the Tiananmen Square crackdown if Beijing moves to quash Hong Kong's pro-democracy prote...
12:00, 08/16/2019

Russian Police Detain Thousands Following Violent Crackdown on Moscow Protests If you need a reminder of what Donald Trump’s idol, Russian President Vladimir Putin, thinks of the people’s right to democratic reform, look no furth...
02:16, 07/29/2019

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown...
07:00, 06/06/2019

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies after crackdown on Guaido allies Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro cracked down on alli...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrat...
18:48, 05/13/2019

Rule-breaking City drivers rack up £25m in fines after Bank crackdown Motorists driving through the Square Mile were fined a record £25 million last year for flouting traffic rules, like going the wrong way up a one-way ...
13:48, 07/05/2019

Senior doctors call for crackdown on home genetic testing kits False results have told women they have mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer Senior doctors have called for a crackdown on consumer genetic t...
19:32, 07/21/2019

Pakistan Pashtun activists say leader arrests herald state crackdown After a deadly clash between troops and activists at a security post in northern Pakistan, organizers of a rights movement that has unnerved the power...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Li Peng, Chinese Leader Derided for Role in Tiananmen Crackdown, Dies at 90 For decades, critics called for Mr. Li, who became known as the “butcher of Beijing,” to face trial or a public reckoning for his role in the 1989 blo...
17:48, 07/23/2019

India Moves to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status Amid Crackdown Before the announcement, which is likely to set off unrest, India had flooded the disputed region with thousands of extra troops and cut off internet ...
10:48, 08/05/2019

More parking, towing crackdown coming to Joffre Lakes, one of B.C.’s busiest parks The Joffre Lakes plan will also look at possible day-use fees or a hard cap on the number of day-use visitors, should "sustainable visitation levels" ...
02:00, 06/26/2019

US STOCKS-Futures drop on concerns over spiraling fallout of Huawei crackdown U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday, as fears over the impact on major technology companies from Washington's crackdown on China's Huawei Technolo...
15:32, 05/20/2019

Hungary backs Trump on asylum crackdown as it touts its own border success Hungary is backing President Trump in his crackdown on migrants claiming asylum at the southern border -- as the government touts its own success in d...
05:32, 07/21/2019

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on ...
23:16, 06/14/2019

Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Has Blunted Police Efforts to Be Tough on Crime Requests for U visas are declining, a sign that undocumented crime victims are losing hope in the program and are less inclined to help the authoritie...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Google removes 210 YouTube channels in Hong Kong misinformation crackdown Google said Thursday that it had shut down 210 YouTube channels after the company learned they were tied to misinformation about the pro-democracy pro...
12:48, 08/23/2019

China Backs Hong Kong Chief and Police Crackdown on Protesters China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs used a rare news conference to endorse the territory’s leader and the police’s handling of increasingly viole...
07:48, 07/30/2019

The Great Hack, Keeping Faith and Tom Cruise Katie, Stevie and Bethany dip into the dark side of social media and ask if it's okay to teach your dog to perform a Nazi salute (Spoiler alert: No it...
20:16, 07/31/2019

Different Strokes For Different Folks: A Super Cruise Discussion GM’s Super Cruise system is, by some accounts, the best semi-autonomous system on the market today. If safety is part of the consideration, and it sh...
04:16, 05/27/2019

Lisbon choking on cruise tourist boom A new port for cruise ships in Lisbon is bringing record numbers of tourists to Portugal's capital. The downside of the boom is massive pollution and ...
14:16, 08/02/2019

U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise SoftBank has come under increasing U.S. scrutiny over its ties to Chinese firms in the face of an escalating trade and technology war between Washingt...
17:32, 07/06/2019

Women's round-up: Garcia, Kasatkina cruise through "Home favourite Caroline Garcia got her campaign at Roland Garros off to a fine start with a straight-sets win over Mona Barthel of Germany 6-2, 6-4."...
15:00, 05/28/2019

What does it take to become one of Disney World's Jungle Cruise Skippers? Earlier this summer, we were invited to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando for a special look at what it takes to land one of the park’s most coveted...
21:16, 08/20/2019

A Scientology Cruise Ship Has Been Quarantined for Measles. Here’s What to Know The Church of Scientology’s cruise ship Freewinds with 300 passengers aboard has been quarantined in port by the Caribbean nation of St. Lucia f...
23:48, 05/02/2019

5 injured in Venice in cruise ship collision A towering cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist riverboat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning, injuring five people, officials said. The ...
18:32, 06/03/2019

Several from U.S. cruise ship hurt in Bahamas bus crash Officials said multiple people were flown to a Miami hospital with serious injuries late Monday -- cruise ship passengers who were on a tour bus excur...
18:48, 06/25/2019

Tom Cruise Takes to the Skies in First Trailer for Top Gun: Maverick Tom Cruise showed up at Paramount Pictures' San Diego Comic-Con 2019 panel at the very end to release the first trailer for his next movie Top Gun: Ma...
02:00, 07/19/2019

GM Cruise gets $1.15B investment amid robotaxi plans General Motors' autonomous vehicle unit is taking on new investors and gaining value as it works toward launching a self-driving taxi service by the e...
18:48, 05/07/2019

'Top Gun' cuts Taiwan flag from Tom Cruise's jacket A new trailer for the sequel of 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is stirring up controversy after it shows Tom Cruise putting on the iconic bomber jacket he...
23:32, 07/22/2019

Tom Cruise returns to the skies in trailer for Top Gun: Maverick The actor is reprising his role as a hotshot fighter pilot in the long-awaited sequel also starring Jennifer Connelly and Jon HammThe first trailer fo...
02:16, 07/19/2019

U.S. women cruise to 3-0 win over Ireland in stateside return The U.S. women's soccer team cruised to a 3-0 win over Ireland in Pasadena on Saturday in their first match on home soil since claiming back-to-back W...
16:48, 08/04/2019

Tom Cruise Back In Top Gun Sequel With Kawasaki Ninja H2 The trailer of the new Top Gun film shows Tom Cruise's character Maverick pulling off the covers off the Kawasaki GPZ900R used in the 1986 film, but a...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Serena, Halep cruise into Wimbledon final Serena Williams and Simona Halep dominated their semifinal matches at Wimbledon on Thursday, setting up their 12th lifetime meeting Saturday in the wo...
03:32, 07/12/2019

Plum scores 19, Aces cruise to 100-65 win over Liberty LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored a season-high 19 points on 8-for-11 shooting and the Las Vegas Aces never trailed in a 100-65 win over the New Yor...
08:32, 06/15/2019

Cruise ship rescues 111 migrants off Greece The Marella Discovery picked up 111 migrants, including 33 children, near Greece's Peloponnese peninsula. Despite a large fall in migrants crossing th...
18:16, 07/21/2019

GM's Cruise Receives $1.2 Billion Equity Investment General Motors’ Cruise division has landed another $1.2 billion in outside financing, bringing the value of the driverless-car developer to $19 billio...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Cuba cruise ship ban unsettles travelers US cruise ships will no longer be allowed to travel to Cuba, according to the Trump administration. The announcement has confused and unsettled travel...
18:32, 06/05/2019

Fireworks set off outside Barcelona hotel at 4am "Merseyside Police have confirmed they have received reports of fireworks being set off outside Barcelona’s hotel at 4am before their Champions League...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Lampard gets message across in Barcelona win "New Chelsea boss Frank Lampard believes he is getting his message across to the players following their 2-1 victory over Barcelona in a pre-season fr...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Salah out of second leg against Barcelona with concussion "Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah will miss Liverpool’s attempted rescue mission against Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday with concussion."...
18:00, 05/06/2019