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Top Court Fines 7 States Over Status Of Human Rights Courts

The Supreme Court on Tuesday slapped penalty of up to Rs 1 lakh on seven states for failing to file responses on setting up human rights courts despite its direction last year....

Top Court Fines 7 States Over Status Of Human Rights Courts

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United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a mor...
20:16, 04/28/2019

AI learns to predict the outcomes of human rights court cases AI is going into law. It can now predict the outcomes of human rights cases and next year Estonia is planning to use the technology to moderate disput...
18:48, 08/08/2019

Ex-Barclays Euribor trader takes UK to European Court of Human Rights A French former trader with Barclays who was convicted in absentia in London last year of participating in a scheme to rig global interest rates has c...
18:32, 07/01/2019

U.S. states, rights groups ask court to block bid to divert $1.5 billion toward Trump's wall Civil rights groups and 20 states asked a federal judge to prevent the Trump Administration from transferring $1.5 billion that Congress had approved ...
19:16, 05/30/2019

Russian court rules to free Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev was granted early release by a Russian court on Monday after being given a four-year penal colony sentence e...
18:48, 06/10/2019

French courts have handed down 447 fines in the past 8 months under a new law punishing harassment of women French courts have in the last eight months handed 447 fines to violators of a new law that seeks to combat harassment of women, the country's equalit...
19:48, 04/30/2019

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to...
21:32, 07/04/2019

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers a...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union. ...
19:48, 05/30/2019

No Plan To Restore Special Category Status To States: Centre There is no plan to restore special category status -- which has been scrapped by think-tank Niti Aayog -- to any state in the country, the government...
14:32, 07/18/2019

Supreme Court says 1 state can’t be sued in another’s courts WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling that one state cannot unwillingly be sued in the courts of another, overruling a 40-year precedent. The ...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Supreme Court: Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering On its final day before recessing for the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday states have the power to draw their districts as they see fit,...
18:48, 06/27/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which con...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court says federal courts don’t have a role in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims The justices agreed to take the cases after lower courts determined the congressional maps in North Carolina and Maryland were so politically tilted t...
23:00, 06/27/2019

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated t...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated ...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Malta court fines German NGO Lifeline captain VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Maltese court has fined the captain of the German humanitarian ship that rescued more than 200 migrants because it entered th...
14:32, 05/14/2019

Court fines “Sharia police” group in Germany BERLIN (AP) — A German court has found seven men who formed a self-styled “Sharia police” guilty on charges they violated rules on wearing...
15:00, 05/27/2019

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

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how mu...
23:16, 06/26/2019

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry it...
02:00, 07/09/2019

CoA Cannot Decide On Voting Rights Of States, SC Will: BCCI Lawyer Till the time the apex court hears out the state associations, the CoA can't decide on whether they are compliant or not as per the BCCI state bodies....
23:48, 08/07/2019

German court orders fines for 'Shariah police' vigilantes Members of a "Shariah police" vigilante group have been handed fines for donning illegal uniforms. The men had attempted to impose a "Shariah controll...
19:16, 05/27/2019

Fines, jail, debt: Court policies punish the poor Low-income court defendants across the country have found themselves in a never-ending cycle of fines, jail, probation and debt. Now one Tennessee dis...
09:48, 07/10/2019

Court orders ex-Belgian king to give DNA or faces fines BRUSSELS (AP) — A Belgian appeals court has ruled that King Albert II, the country’s former monarch, must pay 5,000 euros ($5,593) for each day ...
16:32, 05/16/2019

| German court orders fines for 'sharia police' group A German court has ordered seven Islamic fundamentalists to pay fines over a so-called "sharia police" patrol they launched in 2014 to mass media and ...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongo...
08:16, 07/12/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been laun...
01:00, 05/29/2019

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the countr...
14:32, 05/29/2019

‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur saysThe world is increasingly at risk of “climate apartheid”, w...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now ev...
22:48, 06/27/2019

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emi...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Bahrain executes three people, despite human rights outcry Human rights groups had warned against the executions, calling them ‘utterly shameful”Bahrain has executed three people convicted in two separate case...
09:00, 07/27/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Can...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire sit...
15:00, 06/22/2019

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, ombudsman says Poland's crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union's biggest ex-communist member, the country's om...
13:48, 06/19/2019

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to l...
22:48, 06/21/2019

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official urged Venezuela’s government and opposition Friday to put aside de...
08:16, 06/22/2019

Lok Sabha Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National...
11:32, 07/19/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible ...
17:48, 06/03/2019

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to rej...
02:32, 07/13/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, w...
00:16, 05/09/2019

China rejects U.S. lawmaker's comments on HK protests, human rights China said it strongly opposes what it calls "erroneous" claims made by Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs Eliot Engel, who criti...
12:48, 07/28/2019

UN human rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political ...
10:16, 06/20/2019

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck f...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Human Rights Campaign Picks Alphonso David as New President For the first time, a person of color will be the face of the nation’s largest LGBTQ lobby. The Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday announced civil...
21:48, 06/25/2019

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposit...
20:48, 06/14/2019

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases ...
12:16, 08/01/2019

Nancy Pelosi, J.K. Rowling to be honored with RFK Human Rights award Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights announced Tuesday U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and British author J.K. Rowling are among this year's winners of its ...
03:32, 08/14/2019

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tort...
14:32, 07/18/2019

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and Pres...
16:32, 06/21/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions ...
06:00, 06/25/2019

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhan...
09:48, 06/29/2019

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he ...
15:48, 06/02/2019

Single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to...
09:32, 08/24/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday Over 30 European foreign ministers gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent’s leading human rights body, the Coun...
21:48, 05/16/2019

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries wit...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing de...
19:16, 06/17/2019

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s ri...
00:48, 07/09/2019

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro The top U.N. human rights official has met separately in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro, who are l...
05:16, 06/22/2019

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from l...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Burundi rejects claims of human rights abuses as ‘lies from far away’ Government dismisses UN allegations of summary executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and sexual violence Opponents of Burundi’s government are being ...
14:48, 07/04/2019

Human Rights Watch reports new wave of Chechnya gay abuse MOSCOW (AP) — Human Rights Watch is reporting a new wave of gay men being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya. The group said it...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against ...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As ...
07:48, 07/10/2019

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all ne...
20:16, 04/28/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a pri...
17:32, 05/14/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this wee...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Amnesty: Don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Body criticises decision to stage Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty International...
14:32, 05/22/2019

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, t...
19:48, 06/19/2019

Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commis...
11:32, 06/28/2019

States are prosecuting women in the name of 'fetal rights'. We should all be alarmed | Moira Donegan The indictment of Marshae Jones is part of a larger trend of states criminalizing women for unintended pregnancy outcomesIn December, 28-year-old Mars...
10:48, 07/04/2019

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restrictin...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was spea...
12:48, 05/29/2019

On Tiananmen anniversary, Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing on Tuesday by expressing what he calle...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about Ch...
03:32, 06/05/2019

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Roh...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours a...
07:32, 07/16/2019

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO – Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy ...
02:00, 06/05/2019

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and en...
02:00, 08/17/2019

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

Ukraine walks out of Europe human rights body as Russia returns Delegation leaves Council of Europe assembly in protest at readmission of Russian MPsThe Ukrainian delegation at the parliamentary assembly of the Cou...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Ministers agree way for Russia to rejoin Europe's human rights body Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russi...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious hum...
05:00, 06/06/2019

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA cont...
21:16, 06/18/2019

WhatsApp Hack Aided by Spyware Linked to Human Rights Abuses Israeli spyware maker NSO Group was in the limelight Tuesday after its software was suspected of being used in hacking the phones of human rights acti...
08:32, 05/15/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state ...
18:48, 06/10/2019

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has u...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea's human rights record North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country's human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program ...
18:48, 05/09/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea’s human rights record GENEVA (AP) — North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country’s human rights record and likened economic sanctions...
16:48, 05/09/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social, ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights t...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Canadian single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to...
21:00, 08/24/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry that South Korea’s ...
16:48, 05/12/2019

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protecti...
02:16, 07/19/2019

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Top Cuomo adviser Alphonso David out, heading to Human Rights Campaign ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top lawyer Alphonso David will become president of the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights group — Human Rights ...
02:00, 06/26/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. ...
05:32, 07/12/2019

"China Home To One Of The Worst Human Rights Crisis": Mike Pompeo United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said China was home to one of the worst human rights crisis of the present times, slamming Beijing fo...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of acti...
19:48, 08/07/2019

R. Kelly arrives in court for status hearing R&B Singer R. Kelly arrived in a Chicago courtroom on Wednesday morning for a status hearing in his criminal sexual abuse trial. Prosecutors turned ov...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Swedish court fines Facebook group admin for failing to delete hate speech Patrik Markström, an administrator of the Facebook group “Stå Upp För Sverige” (Stand Up For Sweden), has been fined by a Swedish court for not regula...
15:48, 06/26/2019

Michigan can suspend poor people's driver's licenses for unpaid fines: U.S. appeals court A divided federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday that Michigan may suspend the driver's licenses of poor people with unpaid traffic fines, saying it...
23:16, 05/08/2019

Israel Invokes Anti-Boycott Law to Order Human Rights Worker Deported The case, involving a Human Rights Watch worker, tests the boundaries of criticism and protest in Israel. The advocacy group will appeal to Israel’s S...
06:48, 04/29/2019

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leader...
18:48, 06/16/2019

UN report reveals gross human rights violations to North Korean prisoners Secretary-General António Guterres says in a new report that prisoners who tried to escape or steal have reportedly been publicly executed, and detain...
15:48, 08/03/2019

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a n...
05:16, 07/11/2019

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Huawei files motion to block U.S. ban, calling it an affront to global human rights The Chinese tech giant filed a legal motion Wednesday in U.S. federal court to have the Trump administration’s efforts to ban its equipment in the Uni...
19:16, 05/29/2019

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of l...
19:16, 06/06/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses of Nicaragua torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and...
22:48, 06/19/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human right...
06:48, 05/17/2019

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights of...
21:48, 04/28/2019

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of th...
15:00, 06/07/2019

Menendez faults Trump's UN nominee for focusing on human rights at confirmation hearing President Trump’s nominee to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador took fire at her confirmation hearing Wednesday for prioritizing human r...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public execut...
19:00, 06/11/2019

WhatsApp spyware attack was attempt to hack human rights data, says lawyer NSO Group technology reportedly used against lawyer involved in civil case against the Israeli surveillance firmThe UK lawyer whose phone was targeted...
18:00, 05/14/2019

UN human rights chief fears world has grown numb to Syrian carnage The relentless campaign of airstrikes in Syria has been met with a “collective shrug,” the top United Nations human rights official said on Friday, de...
17:32, 07/26/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and...
01:16, 06/20/2019

| Gambian ex-dictator 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse, Human Rights Watch says Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange,...
03:32, 06/27/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters...
22:16, 05/10/2019

UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes him to risk of serious human rights violations Independent UN rights experts on Thursday said the arrest of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange by police in the United Kingdom, after the Ecuadorian...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert s...
20:16, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest...
20:16, 06/17/2019

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other ethn...
02:32, 06/29/2019

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-lev...
03:32, 07/17/2019

Cuban security forces are forcing dissidents into exile: human rights group MADRID, June 19 — Cuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run islan...
19:48, 06/19/2019

Israel plans to deport a U.S. human rights activist. Democrats are pushing back. Democratic lawmakers wrote to Netanyahu about the planned deportation of Human Rights Watch's Omar Shakir, but the Trump administration has taken litt...
02:00, 05/08/2019

John Oliver Challenges 13 States to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment on Last Week Tonight John Oliver knows that this year has been rough for women, who “judging from restroom signs are just men who have swallowed a trapezoid.” ...
17:32, 06/10/2019

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed ne...
14:00, 05/26/2019

North Korea's forced abortions: The Hermit Kingdom's underreported human rights abuses While North Korea routinely makes headlines for its missile tests, nuclear program and the various apocalyptic pronouncements of dictator Kim Jong Un,...
19:16, 08/05/2019

Donald Trump hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan to talk Afghanistan, human rights Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan makes his first trip to Washington, D.C., Monday and will meet with President Donald Trump, hoping to restore finan...
18:48, 07/22/2019

World Pride underscores that all people are born ‘free and equal’ in dignity and human rights The empowering message straight from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and hu...
03:16, 07/01/2019

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday j...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabia Concert After Criticism From Human Rights Group (NEW YORK) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay ri...
21:16, 07/09/2019

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
23:32, 07/08/2019

Human rights group accuses Germany of mistreating rejected Afghan asylum-seeker A European watchdog raised concerns after German police allegedly squeezed the genitals of an Afghan deportee. While deportations are professionally c...
08:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia ...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before ins...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Mexico human rights group concerned about National Guard detaining U.S.-bound migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb i...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Intensified Al Qaeda and ISIL activity in Yemen ‘deeply worrying’, says UN Human Rights Office Armed groups affiliated with the Al Qaeda and ISIL terror groups, appear to have intensified their activities in Yemen, Ravina Shamdasani, a spokesper...
04:16, 08/07/2019

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues appe...
17:00, 06/01/2019

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by rep...
23:16, 05/01/2019

Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a ho...
21:16, 05/14/2019

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-found...
18:00, 05/31/2019

Supreme Court Orders Status Quo On Demolition Of 369 Houses In Nagpur The Supreme Court on Monday directed maintenance of status quo in connection with demolition of 'encroachments', mainly houses, on 369 plots reserved ...
05:00, 07/02/2019

Spears appears in cleared court to speak on her legal status LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears appeared in court at her own request to speak to a judge who oversees the conservatorship that has controlled her af...
03:32, 05/11/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the exec...
22:48, 05/03/2019

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instruct...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates...
22:48, 05/14/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country ...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activists...
10:16, 06/19/2019

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention...
17:48, 05/03/2019

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and...
10:32, 07/13/2019

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set to...
21:16, 07/18/2019

Appointment of alleged war criminal to head of Sri Lanka army ‘deeply troubling’, says UN human rights chief The appointment of Sri Lankan Lieutenant-General Shavendra Silva as Commander of the country’s army is deeply troubling, UN human rights chief Michell...
23:00, 08/19/2019

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic o...
19:16, 04/28/2019

UN human rights chief ‘hopeful’ Venezuelan authorities are ready to address violations, calls for dialogue “The only way out of this crisis is to come together, in dialogue”: that was the clear message delivered by Michelle Bachelet, the UN human rights chi...
15:48, 07/27/2019

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detenti...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns  Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations hum...
20:48, 07/17/2019

Ambassador Grenell: Human Rights Campaign should 'cease to exist' if they stay silent on Antifa attack The United States Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, has slammed organizations like the Human Rights Campaign for their silence in light of the a...
23:32, 07/02/2019

‘Act with restraint’ UN human rights chief urges Hong Kong authorities and protestors, following airport disruption After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed ...
16:32, 08/14/2019

Nadal rebuffs interrogator who dared to question Centre Court status It was a case of "Don't you know who I am?" for Rafael Nadal when a reporter had the temerity to question whether he deserved to be on Wimbledon's Cen...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo;...
03:16, 07/31/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo;...
01:16, 08/01/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change ...
04:48, 05/10/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda...
19:16, 04/28/2019

CBI Seeks One Week From Court To File Status Report In Unnao Rape Case The CBI on Saturday sought a week's time from a Delhi court to complete its investigation and file a status report in the 2017 Unnao gangrape case, on...
05:16, 08/18/2019

Bihar Shelter Home Case: CBI To File Status Report In Top Court By June 3 The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file by June 3 its status report on the ongoing probe into the alleged ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been imprison...
22:16, 07/02/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’s Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s Fu...
01:00, 06/28/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outsid...
04:32, 05/22/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2...
21:32, 04/28/2019

With No Supreme Court End to Gerrymandering, Will States Make It More Extreme? North Carolina’s Republican-drawn maps are among the most egregious examples of partisan gerrymandering. Other states may now feel emboldened to follo...
18:00, 06/28/2019

Rulers Of Princely States Were ''Maharajas Without Praja '': Top Court Rulers of princely states were ''Maharajas'' (kings) without ''praja'' (subjects), sovereignty and territory after the merger of states with the India...
07:16, 08/01/2019

Safe drinking water, sanitation, are ‘basic human rights’: new UN Water Development report Safe water and access to proper sanitation are essential to eradicate poverty, build peaceful societies and ensure that no one is left behind on the p...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Immigrants 'detained for years at Heathrow centre in human rights breach' Immigration detainees are being held for excessively long periods in breach of their human rights at a centre near Heathrow blighted by gang crime and...
16:48, 05/30/2019

High court’s ruling shifts gerrymandering focus to states JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The battle for political advantage in state capitols is poised to become more intense after the U.S. Supreme Court decision...
07:48, 06/28/2019

Top Court Rejects Urgent Hearing On Plea Against States Over Lynchings The Supreme Court today declined an urgent hearing on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against some states for their alleged failure ...
09:16, 07/18/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v....
09:00, 05/14/2019

Turkey's top court says journalists' rights violated: NTV Turkey's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that authorities had violated the freedom of expression and personal security of two journalists detai...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health issu...
21:32, 05/29/2019

Supreme Court allows states and the federal government to prosecute a person for the same crime In a 7-2 ruling, over dissents from Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Neil Gorsuch, the justices affirmed the so-called "dual sovereignty" exception to...
18:16, 06/17/2019

Top Court Notice To Centre, CBI and 5 States On Illegal Sand Mining Plea The Supreme Court today sought responses from the Centre, CBI and five states on a plea which sought prosecution of entities involved in illegal sand ...
13:48, 07/24/2019

Trump may face more court battles over giving citizenship data to states U.S. President Donald Trump's order that all federal agencies provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department could open a new legal front over wh...
12:32, 07/15/2019

U.S. Can Block Migrants Seeking Asylum, but Only in Some States, Appeals Court Rules The ruling is a partial victory for the Trump administration because it allows a stricter set of rules to go into effect, but only in New Mexico and T...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambiq...
01:48, 07/13/2019

With Supreme Court Gerrymandering Ruling, States Left to Fight District Lines Out on Their Own (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — The battle for political advantage in state capitols is poised to become more intense after the U.S. Supreme Court decla...
02:48, 06/29/2019

Iowa Supreme Court upholds law ending rights for some unions DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a 2017 law that removed bargaining rights for many state employees. In cases filed by the Io...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Kentucky Supreme Court voids victims’ rights amendment FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A proposed amendment on crime victims’ rights was voided by the Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday because the question po...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Court says Turkey violated petition-signing scholars’ rights Turkey’s top court says 10 academics had their rights violated when they were sentenced on charges of disseminating terrorist propaganda for signing a...
00:32, 07/27/2019

Supreme Court Upholds Homebuyers' Rights As Financial Creditors In a major setback for property developers, the Supreme Court on Friday upheld the amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, granting homebuye...
14:48, 08/09/2019

Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court With fewer than 20 left in the South American country’s Gran Chaco forest – the big cats could be classed as a ‘non-human person’Argentina’s supreme c...
21:16, 07/19/2019

Maori and indigenous rights expert joins New Zealand's Supreme Court International indigenous rights expert Joe Williams has become the first Maori judge to join New Zealand's Supreme Court. He also studied in Canada an...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life o...
18:16, 07/15/2019

Pennsylvania woman wins Supreme Court property rights case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with a Pennsylvania woman in a case that gives citizens another way to pursue claims when they believe s...
17:32, 06/21/2019

She Won a Major Victory for Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court. Here’s What She Thinks About the Future of Roe Three years ago this month, on June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled in the biggest abortion case in more than two decades: Whole Woman’s Healt...
20:00, 06/17/2019

In El Paso court, migrants no longer get legal advocates or rights briefings More than three months after the Migration Protection Protocols were expanded to include the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border, confusion about the program...
01:16, 07/12/2019

Top Kansas court rules state constitution protects abortion rights The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state's constitution protects a woman's right to an abortion and upheld an injunction blocking a sta...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Abortion-rights activists to rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners...
19:16, 05/21/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists blast new state bans in Supreme Court rally Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme Co...
19:16, 05/21/2019

As Real Estate Firms Go Bust, Supreme Court Upholds Homebuyers' Rights The Supreme Court upheld the ability of homebuyers to drag property developers into bankruptcy proceedings as several real estate firms are going bust...
15:48, 08/09/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday...
16:32, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, ...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to ...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Venezuela-Colombia baby breakthrough, Italy piles on rescue boat pressure, States must combat hate, Kashmir rights latest and a musical plea to combat CAR hunger Tuesday’s main stories: Colombia offers nationality to born of Venezuelan parents; ‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats; States must do more to stop ha...
07:48, 08/07/2019

Turkish court rules academics' rights violated in Kurdish letter case: Anadolu Turkey's highest court on Friday ruled the sentencing of nine academics for signing a letter in 2016 that called for an end to the conflict in the cou...
19:48, 07/26/2019

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 90s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual ass...
22:32, 08/23/2019

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts in 1990s, 2000s editorials A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual ass...
05:48, 08/23/2019

Immigrant rights groups to high court: 'We count!' Immigrants rights groups rallied at the Supreme Court Thursday as justices put a hold on the Trump administration's effort to add a citizenship q...
22:48, 06/27/2019

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of livi...
22:16, 06/03/2019

Retirees are flocking to these 3 states — and fleeing these 3 states in droves New Mexico has the top honor of being the number one retirement destination, according to a study from United Van Lines. Here's what you should k...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out rese...
22:00, 06/05/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as ...
00:48, 05/18/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid con...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Part-human, part-animal? Scientists may soon try to grow human organs in rodents Thanks to approval by the Japanese science ministry, scientists will experiment with stem cells to create human organs in rodents.    ...
23:16, 07/31/2019

Spanish courts allow Puigdemont to run in EU elections MADRID (AP) — Spanish courts have overruled a decision by Spain’s Electoral Board and have determined that Carles Puigdemont and two other Catal...
14:16, 05/06/2019

Georgia courts (mostly) shrug off ransomware attack Enlarge / The latest victim of an apparent wave of Ryuk ransomware has managed to fend off paying attackers, but not everyone is getting away unscathe...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Von der Leyen courts EU lawmakers in bid to become Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European lawmakers on Wednesday to be the next head of the EU executive, promising to focus on promot...
19:00, 07/10/2019

There Should Be Appeal Courts In All 4 Regions: Attorney General Attorney General KK Venugopal on Thursday expressed concern over the long pending criminal and civil appeals in courts and said there should be an int...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Why clay courts mold top tennis players The courts at Roland Garros aren’t just a pretty canvas; many players and coaches believe the surface demands a more fit, well-rounded and strategic p...
00:16, 06/05/2019

Main French Open courts to be lit in 2020 "The four main courts at the French Open will be lit from next year, meaning the top matches will not be interrupted by bad light, organisers said on ...
21:16, 06/09/2019

A loophole could keep young terror suspects out of US courts The Justice Department's ability to charge minors for supporting terrorist groups has been hampered by a 2018 Supreme Court decision, forcing prosecut...
18:16, 05/07/2019

For Donald Trump, Courts Are Another 2020 Battleground Donald Trump’s decision to release a shortlist of potential Supreme Court nominees in the 2016 election for a seat held open by Senate Republica...
21:32, 07/09/2019

As Duterte Courts China, U.S. Says Don’t Forget Your Old Friend American officials met with their Philippine counterparts to discuss shared concerns like Islamist militants and China’s aggression on the high seas....
10:48, 07/16/2019

| Trump courts May's would-be successors on UK state visit US President Donald Trump has courted candidates to replace Prime Minister Theresa May during his state visit to Britain, calling Boris Johnson and se...
23:32, 06/04/2019

Ransom hackers hit Georgia courts after cities pay $1M Hackers behind a series of repeating cyberattacks in a number of U.S. cities -- holding hostage computer systems for hundreds of thousands of dollars ...
13:48, 07/08/2019

Mnuchin says courts need to settle fight over Trump’s taxes WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO’-shin) says it’s up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrats...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Ronaldo courts Netherlands defender De Ligt for Juventus PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt says Cristiano Ronaldo wants him to become his new teammate at Italian club Juventus. Dut...
15:00, 06/10/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson: 'Very odd' to involve courts in Brexit decision Boris Johnson, the leading contender to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Wednesday it would be "very odd" to give the judiciary a say over Br...
14:16, 07/10/2019

Colombia's youth fighting for the Amazon — in the courts and on the streets When young Colombian activists won a historic lawsuit against their government, they thought the rainforest was saved. A year later, they're piling on...
11:32, 07/18/2019

Hungary to suspend launch of administrative courts: PM aide Hungary will suspend the launch of a new administrative court system indefinitely to allow disputes about judicial independence to be settled, Prime M...
12:48, 05/30/2019

Johnson courts Merkel after EU snubs backstop alternatives Boris Johnson will meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon, just a day after she added her voice to EU scepticism ...
05:48, 08/21/2019

U.S. judge bars immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts A federal judge on Thursday ruled that U.S. immigration authorities cannot arrest illegal immigrants at Massachusetts courthouses, the first order of ...
09:48, 06/21/2019

No grass courts? No problem, says Wimbledon king Djokovic Lack of grass courts in Serbia will not be detrimental to Novak Djokovic's bid to defend his Wimbledon title, the world number one said in the early s...
12:48, 06/26/2019

Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have ...
00:32, 06/29/2019

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 ...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Judge halts immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts BOSTON (AP) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsu...
23:16, 06/20/2019

Marijuana Ties Are Hurting More Filers in Bankruptcy Courts The Justice Department is using bankruptcy courts to impose the federal marijuana ban in states that have legalized pot, preventing people who work in...
17:32, 06/22/2019

The Stresses of Playing on the French Open‘s Clay Courts European red clay courts demand peak physical conditioning, the dexterity to slide across the baseline and the perseverance to sustain 30-stroke point...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Microsoft courts Steam’s audience with Xbox Game Pass on PC Okay, Microsoft, what bad karma are you trying to negate? The company is not only bringing several of its games to Steam, relinquishing them from Wind...
06:32, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move from...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Government To Strengthen POCSO Act, Set Up Fast Track Courts: Minister The Centre will soon set up fast track courts to clear the pending 1.6 lakh cases of crime against children and further strengthen the POCSO act with ...
00:16, 07/18/2019

Microsoft courts developers with Windows Terminal and Subsystem for Linux 2.0 Microsoft is aiming to make developers' lives easier with the addition of Windows Terminal and Subsystem for Linux 2.0. Learn how you can potentially ...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Shooting hoops: aerial views of basketball courts – in pictures Auckland-based photographer Petra Leary uses drones to capture aerial images of basketball courts across New Zealand. “My idea was to show the variety...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Uber Eats courts smaller European restaurants with new offer Uber Eats is opening up its platform to more restaurants in Europe that prefer to use their own delivery staff, seeking the business of smaller, indep...
01:32, 07/03/2019

Biden picks up endorsement of firefighters union as he courts labor The International Association of Fire Fighters is the first major labor group to announce its backing of a Democrat in the crowded 2020 presidential r...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Trump continues to flip Manhattan federal courts conservative President Trump may get the chance to turn the federal courts in Manhattan conservative. Last week, he added two more judges to the 13-judge US Court ...
08:32, 05/13/2019

Ransomware Hits Georgia Courts As Municipal Attacks Spread Almost every month in 2019 so far has seen reports of a local government falling prey to ransomware, but this series of attacks belies an even broader...
04:32, 07/02/2019

Courts weigh Trump’s plan to tap Pentagon for border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Courts weigh Trump's plan to tap Pentagon for border wall President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of a...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Cryptocurrency fraudsters beg courts to return their luxury items, judge says no Two cryptocurrency fraudsters in Canada are asking the courts to give their stuff back claiming the order to seize their assets had been granted impro...
13:32, 08/20/2019

‘Google's power is extraordinary’: businesses turn to the courts over bad reviews Negative comments and low star ratings can make or break a company. But as Google finds itself embroiled in legal action, it warns defamation law coul...
00:16, 07/10/2019

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Wins Temporary Reprieve in the Courts A St. Louis judge issued a preliminary injunction that will keep the state’s only abortion clinic open. The state has until June 21 to make a decision...
01:48, 06/11/2019

Isner advances to final on Newport's hot grass courts Top seeded John Isner overcame extremely hot conditions and a first-set tiebreaker loss to beat fourth-seeded Ugo Humbert of France, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5),...
13:32, 07/21/2019

Joe Pinion: Courts will help Trump if they rule against him again on census citizenship question Voters resonate with the basic premise of a Census citizenship question and if the Supreme Court ruled against President Trump again on the issue, it ...
23:16, 07/05/2019

Collegium Recommends 20 Names For Appointment As Judges Of High Courts The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended to the Centre names of 20 advocates for their appointment as judges of the high courts of Calcutta, Rajast...
23:32, 07/25/2019

New York courts brace for surge of cases under new Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act goes into effect on Wednesday — a landmark law expected to unleash a torrent of lawsuits from victims of child sex abuse s...
03:00, 08/14/2019

Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives...
03:48, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decision...
14:16, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Women's semifinals moved to neighboring courts The Latest at the French Open: Women's French Open semifinal matches will be held on Courts Suzanne Lenglen and Simonne Mathieu   ...
15:00, 06/06/2019

App Store in Crosshairs as Apple Courts Developers at WWDC 2019 Apple is set to court software savants at its annual developers conference beginning Monday while contending with criticism that the iPhone maker has ...
07:16, 06/03/2019

The House v. Trump: Stymied Lawmakers Increasingly Battle in the Courts Lawmakers say President Trump’s disregard for their authority leaves them no choice but to use the courts with greater frequency, but that could have ...
19:49, 08/13/2019

Sweden rebuffs Trump over US rapper charges, saying courts independent Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying th...
13:48, 07/26/2019

Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts independent Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying th...
16:32, 07/26/2019

Musk courts controversy with tweets on sex video filmed in Tesla Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent a series of tweets loaded with double entendre Thursday after a video surfaced this week of two people having sex in a Tesla ...
13:48, 05/10/2019

Brazil's Braskem says courts froze 3.7 bln reais in accounts over mining damage Brazil's largest petrochemical company Braskem SA said in a securities filing on Wednesday that courts have frozen 3.7 billion reais ($962.11 million)...
15:48, 06/26/2019

James Harden makes big donation to renovate Houston basketball courts Harden is donating more than $240K to the city of Houston to restore outdoor courts in under-served areas that were ravaged by Hurricane Harvey. ...
04:00, 08/25/2019

Over 1000 Fast Track Courts Set Up, 2250 Crores Given From Nirbhaya Fund The government has set up one-stop centres in 33 states and Union Territories across the country under the Nirbhaya Fund and provided Rs 2,250 crore u...
21:16, 07/18/2019

All the president’s judges: how Trump can flip courts at a record-setting pace As the Senate confirms nearly 40 circuit court nominees and counting, the third circuit has already moved rightward – which can change the US for deca...
14:00, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives...
00:00, 06/18/2019

2 Complaints Filed In Courts Accusing Akbaruddin Owaisi Of "Hate Speech" Two complaints were filed against AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi in courts in Hyderabad and Karimnagar, accusing him of making "hate" speech last mont...
12:16, 08/02/2019

Inside the Iraqi courts sentencing foreign Isis fighters to death Campaigners accuse France of ‘outsourcing’ Isis-related trials and say suspects should not be trialled by abusive justice systemsWhen Mustapha Merzoug...
13:32, 06/02/2019

Wimbledon courts controversy with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal seeding Eight-time champion Roger Federer was seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon, one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal, reversing their positions in the ATP rankings. ...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Facebook will share data on hate speech suspects with French courts Facebook is handing over identifying information to French courts on people suspected of using hate speech on its social network. "This is huge news, ...
20:48, 06/25/2019

Trump Fuels Racial Disharmony, but Courts Black Voters on Facebook Democratic leaders say African-Americans are deeply engaged in this election, but President Trump is also targeting them with Facebook ads. How they r...
19:16, 08/03/2019

Quentin Tarantino courts disaster by asking audiences not to spoil Once Upon A Time In Hollywood There’s no easier way to be an anonymous asshole in this day and age than to be a spoiler guy. As we recently saw with Avengers: Endgame and Game Of T...
00:00, 05/21/2019

UP Bar Council Chief Cremated; Yogi Adityanath Vows Security In Courts Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav, who was shot dead by a lawyer on the Agra court premises, was cremated at her native village ...
18:16, 06/13/2019

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off P...
10:48, 06/03/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Says Courts Should Settle Fight Over Trump’s Taxes (WASHINGTON) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that it’s up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrats dem...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Why is Texas stopping Rapid DNA tests in courts? It jeopardizes cases, state board says The technology has helped solve rape cases in Kentucky and identified California wildfire victims. But, it has come under scrutiny in several states. ...
21:32, 06/20/2019

Australia TPG's fate tied to courts after watchdog scuppers $10 billion phone deal Australian internet firm TPG Telecom Ltd's best bet to recover from the serious blow dealt by regulators who blocked its $10 billion merger bid with a...
11:32, 05/09/2019

From Tennis Courts to Red Carpets: Inside Serena Williams' Rise to Fashion Royalty By now, the world probably knows that Serena Williams is more than just the greatest tennis player in the history of the sport. She is also an entrep...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Dayton shooting: Ohio’s Republican governor wants courts to take guns from people deemed dangerous Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday announced proposals as lawmakers across the country spar over how to prevent mass shootings and whether to tighten firearm...
20:16, 08/06/2019

WTA puts French Open officials on blast for scheduling women's semifinals on outside courts The WTA was critical of the French Open's scheduling of the women's semifinals on outside courts while the men's semis will be on the m...
21:32, 06/06/2019

Exclusive: Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts - minister Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France's minister for dig...
17:32, 06/25/2019

Republican launches fresh push to defund sanctuary cities after courts block Trump Republicans are renewing their fight against “sanctuary cities,” with a new bill that aims to pull immigration funding from those jurisdictions that s...
22:32, 05/23/2019

A Broken System: Massachusetts’ Courts Are Still Working Through A Massive Backlog Of Pending Witch Trials It’s no secret that America’s judicial system is in desperate need of an overhaul, and a mounting crisis in the Bay State shows just how bad things ha...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Exclusive: In a world first, Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts In a world first, Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France'...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Serco to pay £22.9m in fines over electronic tag scandal Serco, the outsourcing company, has agreed to pay £22.9m in fines and costs in a settlement with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) relating to its e...
11:16, 07/03/2019

FCA will avoid EU CO2 fines in 2019, 2020, CEO says FCA will be compliant because of a regulatory credit deal with Tesla, the forthcoming debuts of plug-in hybrid Jeeps, the addition of the full-electri...
14:16, 08/09/2019

Reports: MLB fines Bauer for tantrum; no ban Indians manager Terry Francona said he'll talk with team management about possible disciplinary action for pitcher Trevor Bauer resulting from his hea...
01:16, 07/31/2019

Only big fines will change how the auditors audit Splitting a firm’s audit and consulting functions has merit but only large penalties will affect proper change•Watchdog finds work of Patisserie Valer...
10:32, 07/10/2019

NBA fines Knicks $50,000 for rules violation The NBA fined the New York Knicks $50,000 for failing to allow a New York Daily News reporter to attend a news conference introducing draft picks R.J....
00:32, 06/25/2019

Texas freshman courts right-wing support, and a tough 2020 race, with hard-nosed tactics Rep. Chip Roy’s approach has earned him a reputation as a lawmaker unconcerned about annoying his colleagues and, in the eyes of some, about retaining...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Deadly motorcycle crash hits courts: Lawmakers suspend inquiry into motor vehicle agency The June 21 crash that killed seven in has already led to the suspension of over 1,600 licenses. It could soon have more legal ramifications as well. ...
05:48, 07/23/2019

NBA fines Clippers $50,000 over Rivers comments on Leonard TORONTO (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers are paying a price, because Doc Rivers paid Toronto star Kawhi Leonard a compliment. The NBA fined the Clipper...
01:32, 06/01/2019

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has ever...
19:32, 07/24/2019

Some Securities Fraudsters Escape Paying SEC Fines The SEC partly measures its success as an enforcement agency by how much it levies in fines and how much it collects. It also sometimes takes credit f...
14:00, 05/20/2019

NBA Fines Doc Rivers $50,000 For Saying Kawhi Leonard Is Good The NBA’s ongoing freakout over tampering violations has already led the league to assess large fines to executives for making completely anodyne comm...
22:48, 05/31/2019

‘Like I’m Some Kind of Criminal’: Tougher Fines in Tennis Two players have lost all their prize money from Grand Slam tournaments to cover fines for failing to “perform to a professional standard” in first-ro...
13:16, 07/27/2019

Councils should be able to issue fines for traffic offences, say MPs News 22 May, 2019 Transport Committee says police are too stretched to enforce moving traffic offences, so councils should be allowed to...
18:16, 05/22/2019

The Latest: NBA bans Stevens 1 year, fines him $500,000 The Latest: Warriors investor Mark Stevens has been banned 1 year by NBA, fined $500,000 for shoving Lowry        ...
23:48, 06/06/2019

FCC fines ABC after Jimmy Kimmel uses emergency tones The feds may have wiped the smile off late-night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel’s face — fining the network that airs his talk show a hefty $395,000 for his us...
19:00, 08/16/2019

Facebook continues to grow like crazy, despite FTC fines Facebook's $5 billion FTC fine is historic, but everybody knew it was coming. Three months ago, during its last quarterly earnings report, the so...
00:32, 07/25/2019

NBA fines Knicks $50,000 for media access violation The NBA fined the Knicks $50,000 Monday for violating league rules regarding equal access for media. The team didn’t allow the Daily News access...
00:16, 06/25/2019

EU Fines Qualcomm for Second Time Over Market Abuse The EU hit US chipmaking giant Qualcomm with an antitrust fine of 242 million euros ($271 billion) Thursday, in another blow against a tech titan that...
18:00, 07/18/2019

The Latest: US regulators get sympathy on powers, fines WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional hearing on privacy agency (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Federal privacy regulators are getting a sympath...
20:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust la...
20:48, 08/02/2019

Germany fines Facebook for under-reporting complaints German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.3 million) for under-reporting complaints about illegal content on its social media platfo...
18:00, 07/02/2019

EU fines Citigroup, JPMorgan, 3 other banks $1.2B for collusion The European Commission fined five banks more than $1 billion Thursday, including Citigroup and JPMorgan, for participating in collusion activities in...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Take or pay: Belgian ex-king faces paternity fines A Belgian court has ordered the country's former king to pay 5,000 euros ($5,600) a day until he takes a DNA paternity test to resolve a long-running ...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust la...
15:48, 08/03/2019

U.K. Regulator on Why It Is Pursuing Record Fines Against BA, Marriott Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said her office considered cybersecurity gaps, among other factors, in proposing that Marriott and British A...
15:16, 07/10/2019

Large GDPR Fines Are Imminent, EU Privacy Regulators Say Companies can expect large penalties from the European Union this summer, more than a year after the sweeping General Data Protection Regulation took ...
06:16, 05/04/2019

For Facebook and Alphabet, Big-Ticket Fines Cause Limited Pain Facebook and Google parent Alphabet have been hit with some hefty fines in recent years. But a closer look shows that for these tech giants, the penal...
02:48, 07/31/2019

Chelsea Manning seeks relief from fines for not testifying ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is seeking relief from accumulating fines of $500 a day for refusing to testif...
23:32, 06/20/2019

Turkish watchdog says it fines Facebook $271,000 for data breach Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) said on Friday it had fined Facebook a total of 1.65 million lira ($270,976.01) in April due to a d...
17:32, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-EU fines five banks $1.2 bln for foreign exchange rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thurs...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Southern Water in criminal probe after record fines Southern Water is under criminal investigation by the Environment Agency after "serious failures" in its sewage treatment sites and for deliberately...
10:32, 06/25/2019

Germany Considers Fines for Not Vaccinating Children Against Measles As cases of the disease rise, the country’s health minister proposed barring school entry to pupils without immunization and a penalty of $2,800 for p...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Venice fines architect $86K for tourist-unfriendly bridge Venice, Italy, has fined Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava €78,000 ($86,000) for what the city deemed as design flaws on the Constitution Bridge t...
16:48, 08/21/2019

Colombia fines Uber more than $629,000 for obstructing regulatory visit Colombia's commerce regulator said on Monday it would fine ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc more than $629,000 for obstructing a regulatory...
04:48, 08/13/2019

Fiat Chrysler to spend $2 billion on CO2 fines and credits The $2 billion to be spent by FCA in fines and credit purchases over three years compares with $10 billion that it plans to invest in EVs within the 2...
15:00, 05/11/2019

EU fines major banks €1 billion over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in ...
04:00, 05/17/2019

EU fines Qualcomm £217m for forcing UK rival out of the market The European Commission has fined American chipmaker Qualcomm €242m (£217m) for abusing its market dominance with the aim of forcing Britis...
14:16, 07/18/2019

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations The European Union today hit Qualcomm with a fine for predatory pricing against a British modem baseband maker, though it took years to reach the find...
23:48, 07/18/2019

For Facebook and Google, huge fines will cause only limited harm Regulators have slapped Facebook and Google with some very large fines recently, but are the penalties really hurting the hugely profitable titans of ...
09:16, 07/31/2019

U.K. Airline Fines Unruly Passenger $106,000 for ‘Dangerous Behavior’ Jet2 said the disruptive conduct of Chloe Haines, 25, had forced the deployment of two military jets to escort her flight back to an airport near Lond...
21:16, 07/18/2019

EU fines banks over $1 billion over foreign exchange cartel BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union regulators have fined five banks a total of more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) for allegedly colluding in the tra...
12:32, 05/16/2019

DfT “seriously considering” instant fines for drivers who leave engines idling News 16 May, 2019 Instant fines could be issued to drivers who leave engines idling, with the DfT set to meet council representatives to...
14:32, 05/16/2019

NBA fines Knicks $50,000 over feud with New York Daily News The NBA has fined the New York Knicks $50,000 for violating media rules by not allowing the New York Daily News to cover one of the team's news c...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Wimbledon fines Fabio Fognini for ‘bomb’ outburst Wimbledon fined Fabio Fognini $3,000 on Monday after the Italian tennis star went on a ‘bomb’ tirade following his loss over the weekend. ...
03:00, 07/09/2019

French regulator fines Iliad and chairman Lombardini France's AMF stock market regulator said it had fined telecoms group Iliad and Iliad's chairman, Maxime Lombardini, for incorrect financial communicat...
09:39, 04/29/2019

Massachusetts fines Wynn Resorts $35M over sex misconduct claims Massachusetts gaming regulators on Tuesday fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $35 million for not disclosing sexual misconduct allegations against founder and for...
19:48, 05/02/2019

Facebook revenues soar despite $5.1bn in fines and new antitrust investigation Company says US regulators have launched an antitrust investigation into platformTwo giant fines by US government agencies totaling $5.1bn could not d...
00:00, 07/25/2019

VW, FCA risk big EU emissions fines in 2021, study shows Volkswagen and FCA could face penalties of up to $2.08 billion and $847 million, respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions tar...
15:16, 06/26/2019

U.S. watchdog fines New York debt collectors more than $60 million The U.S. consumer watchdog on Thursday said it had fined a group of New York-based debt-collection firms and their two owners more than $60 million to...
21:48, 07/25/2019

FTC fines Facebook $5B, adds oversight for privacy mishaps WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are fining Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and instituting new oversight and restrictions on its busin...
16:00, 07/24/2019

EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ...
12:16, 07/18/2019

Shanghai fines Didi, Meituan for using unlicensed vehicles Shanghai authorities have fined ride-hailing service providers Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping for using unlicensed vehicles and warned their smart...
02:00, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC fines Telefonica Brasil over World Cup tickets Telefonica Brasil SA will pay a $4.13 million civil fine to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges over incentives provided to 127 gov...
00:16, 05/10/2019

U.S. oil-storage industry fines soar on air, water violations Fines for violations of air, water and waste regulations by U.S. petroleum storage facilities so far this year have exceeded all of last year - even w...
13:48, 04/29/2019

Mexico fines Cancun airport $3.7 million over taxi monopoly Mexico's competition regulator said on Thursday it fined the airport at tourist hot spot Cancun $3.7 million for blocking new taxi operators, which it...
03:48, 08/23/2019

MLB Fines Trevor Bauer Over Ball-Chucking Meltdown [Update] Trevor Bauer was fined by Major League Baseball Tuesday for his tantrum on the mound Sunday, when Bauer chucked the ball over the wall in center at th...
06:16, 07/31/2019

Wimbledon: Serena Williams, Fabio Fognini face fines Serena Williams has been fined $10,000 for damaging a court at Wimbledon, while men's player Fabio Fognini was fined $3,000 for saying he wished the ...
04:32, 07/10/2019

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009...
05:48, 06/06/2019

China fines Ford's Changan JV $24 mln for violating anti-monopoly law China's market regulator on Wednesday said it was imposing a 162.8 million yuan ($23.55 million) fine on Ford Motor Co's joint venture with Changan Au...
07:16, 06/05/2019

Russia fines Google for failing to filter search results Russia's communications watchdog fined Google 700,000 roubles ($11,100) on Thursday for failing to fulfil legal requirements to remove entries from it...
16:16, 07/18/2019

No-deal Brexit would cost UK car makers billions in emission fines No-deal Brexit would mean UK car makers can't rely on European sales to balance out their fleet emissions average Line-ups of more than 40 UK-based ...
03:32, 07/01/2019

Cambodia fines waste importer, sets deadline for its return Cambodia’s government has fined a local company that imported almost seven dozen shipping containers of plastic waste from the US and Canada, and warn...
16:16, 07/30/2019

SEC fines Russian firm for failing to disclose paid-for ICO reviews The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday that it has fined and settled charges against a Russia-based ratings firm for failure to d...
01:48, 08/21/2019

EU fines Barclays, Citi, JP Morgan, MUFG and RBS $1.2 billion for FX rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thurs...
17:00, 05/16/2019

EU fines major banks 1 billion euros over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Watchdog imposes $5.8 mln fines on Deloitte, partner for audit failures The Financial Reporting Council has fined Deloitte and one of its partners a total of 4.62 million pounds ($5.81 million) for misconduct in relation t...
10:00, 07/04/2019

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for colluding to rig the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competi...
10:00, 06/06/2019

Swiss regulator fines four banks for fixing forex trading Four British and U.S. banks have been fined 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for rigging the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competitio...
08:00, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 3-EU fines Barclays, Citi, JP Morgan, MUFG and RBS $1.2 bln for FX rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thurs...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transpar...
21:32, 07/02/2019

Turkey fines Facebook for failing to protect personal data ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says the country’s data protection agency has fined Facebook 1.650 million Turkish li...
17:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. House could slap $25,000 per day contempt fines on Trump advisers: Democrat A senior Democratic lawmaker has suggested fines of $25,000 a day for contempt on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations of Preside...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Tourists face €250 fines for sitting on Spanish Steps in Rome Police patrol 18th-century marble steps, blowing whistles at visitors sitting downThe authorities in Rome have been accused of applying “fascist-style...
17:16, 08/07/2019

FIFA fines Anderlecht for breaking youth transfer rules FIFA has fined Belgian club Anderlecht 200,000 Swiss francs ($198,000) for breaking rules related to youth transfers, though did not impose a transfer...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Arizona urges judge against more fines in inmate care suit PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers representing the Arizona Department of Corrections are urging a judge to not impose a second round of contempt-of-court fines f...
22:48, 08/21/2019

Toll evader named Stiff to pay up; had $128K in tolls, fines PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The worst toll evader in Pennsylvania is being ordered to pay up. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Jarrett Stiff didn’...
18:48, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-FINRA fines Citigroup for loose background checks The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Monday it has fined Citigroup's Global Markets business $1.25 million for failing to perform prope...
18:48, 07/29/2019

Germany fines Facebook $2.3 million for violation of hate speech law German officials issued a 2 million euro ($2.3 million) fine to Facebook Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the country’s new hate speech law....
02:16, 07/03/2019

France hands down 447 fines in 8 months under a new law punishing harassment of women French courts have in the last eight months handed 447 fines to violators of a new law that seeks to combat harassment of women, the country's equalit...
01:32, 05/01/2019

Trump halts fines on Obama-era fuel efficiency violations President Trump is undoing another piece of Barack Obama’s legacy. The president said Friday he would freeze fines imposed by his predecessor on...
05:16, 07/14/2019

Italy’s privacy watchdog fines Facebook 1 million euros ROME (AP) — Italy’s privacy watchdog says it has fined Facebook 1 million euros ($1.13 million) over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The g...
18:16, 06/28/2019

Hauliers face increased fines under new no-deal Brexit powers Hauliers will face increased fines and civilian traffic officers will be granted new powers in the event of a no-deal Brexit under government plans to...
01:16, 08/01/2019

Hire firms may face £500 fines over dumped bikes in London Bike-share firms face being fined up to £500 a time in an effort to stop dockless cycles being left strewn around London under plans being considered ...
17:16, 07/17/2019

Cleartrip's Flexifly Allows Flyers to Reschedule Flights Without Hefty Fines Cleartrip users can now choose a new Flexifly option while buying domestic flight tickets via Cleartrip, and this will enable them to reschedule their...
14:48, 08/01/2019

Malta fines captain of German migrant rescue ship The German captain of a migrant rescue ship was fined 10,000 euros ($11,240) by a Maltese court on Tuesday, after being found guilty of entering natio...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Sanitation worker racked up $17K in tickets, fines using scavenged plates He used one man’s trash in an attempt to stay clean. A city sanitation worker from Staten Island used license plates he picked up from a dumpster to r...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Tanzania fines Acacia Mining $2.4 million over alleged pollution Tanzania's mining minister said on Monday Acacia Mining had been fined 5.6 billion Tanzanian shillings ($2.4 million) for alleged pollution at its Nor...
18:00, 05/20/2019

EU fines beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev €200M Beer company Anheuser-Busch InBev has been fined for restricting cross border sales between the Netherlands and Belgium, forcing Belgians to pay more ...
20:48, 05/13/2019

Germany mulls fines to boost measles vaccination rates BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s health minister is proposing fines for parents of school-age children who haven’t been vaccinated for measles. Min...
17:32, 05/05/2019

Drivers who leave their engines idling could face instant fines News 14 May, 2019 Environment Secretary supports council moves to issue fines without warning to drivers who leave their engines running...
19:16, 05/14/2019

Private firms issue 86% of councils' 250,000 fines for dropping litter Rise in number of local authorities using companies to police streets for littering The number of litter fines issued by councils has almost quadruple...
08:32, 08/17/2019

SEC fines Deutsche Bank $16 million to settle foreign corruption charges Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated U.S. corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign governme...
02:16, 08/23/2019

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to address...
13:00, 05/13/2019

RPT-UPDATE 2-Seven banks face EU antitrust fines for forex rigging - sources Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in coming weeks for rigging the multi-trilli...
09:32, 05/10/2019

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

Company touted by Trump to build the wall has history of fines, violations President Donald Trump appears to have set his sights on a North Dakota construction firm with a checkered legal record to build portions of his signa...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Europe Fines 5 Banks $1.2 Billion for Their Roles in Foreign Exchange Cartels Traders at Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland engaged in anti-competitive behavior, th...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Ethics agency fines MTA supervisor for running side biz on public dime The MTA suspended a city transit supervisor for 30 days without pay for moonlighting — running his own electronics repair shop on state time for...
02:16, 07/11/2019

U.S. fines firms transhipping via Cambodia to dodge Trump's China tariffs The United States has fined several companies for exporting goods via a Chinese-owned special economic zone in Cambodia in a bid to dodge President Do...
13:00, 06/19/2019

Britain fines Russia's RT for breaking broadcast rules over Skripal and Syria Britain's media regulator fined Russia's RT 200,000 pounds ($248,740) for breaching broadcasting impartiality rules in its coverage of the poisoning ...
13:16, 07/26/2019

U.S. SEC fines Deutsche Bank $16 million to settle foreign corruption charges Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated U.S. corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign governmen...
04:16, 08/23/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini wants hefty fines for migrant rescue vessels Italian far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's latest crackdown on rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea includes draconian sanctions for ever...
15:00, 05/17/2019

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country...
17:16, 08/06/2019

World Bank Imposes One Of Its Biggest Fines On Cash-Starved Pak Over Mine An international arbitration court has imposed a penalty of $5.976 billion on Pakistan -- one of the biggest in its history -- for the unlawful denial...
09:16, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Seven banks face EU antitrust fines for forex rigging - sources Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in the coming weeks for rigging the multitri...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Measles: German minister proposes steep fines for anti-vaxxers German Health Minister Jens Spahn is proposing a law that foresees fining parents of non-vaccinated children up to €2,500 ($2,800). The conservative l...
15:32, 05/05/2019

Ronaldinho: Ex-Brazil and Barcelona star has property seized over unpaid fines Former Brazil forward Ronaldinho has 57 properties seized and his Brazilian and Spanish passports confiscated over unpaid taxes and fines, according t...
12:16, 07/31/2019

Beto O'Rourke pledges to decriminalize truancy, address fines on parents Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, announced on Friday that if he won the presidency in 2020, he would work to decriminalize and remove punishments o...
21:00, 05/18/2019

Facebook loses facial-recognition privacy appeal and could pay billions in fines Facebook lost a federal appeal on Thursday in a lawsuit over facial-recognition data. That could lead to the company paying massive fines over its pri...
06:48, 08/09/2019

FCC fines 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!', others over misuse of emergency alert tone The Federal Communications Commission fined a television broadcaster, cable television network and a radio broadcaster for misusing the emergency aler...
06:32, 08/17/2019

Facebook, YouTube May Face Heavy Fines in UK Over Harmful Content: Report Britain's broadcasting watchdog Ofcom would be given new legal powers to monitor, investigate and fine social platforms for sharing or live-streaming ...
23:48, 08/12/2019

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

Stung by snubs, House Democrats weigh fines for U.S. attorney general Some U.S. House Democrats on Thursday said they might seek to invoke a dormant congressional power to impose fines on Attorney General William Barr af...
23:32, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, ...
12:48, 06/06/2019

FCC Fines Jimmy Kimmel Live $400,000 for Using Emergency Alert Tone in Very Expensive Joke Last October Jimmy Kimmel Live! made some expensive jokes about President Donald Trump’s ability to send emergency alerts to approximately 225 million...
21:00, 08/16/2019

2019 Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill: Traffic Violation Fines To Increase The Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill has been cleared by both houses of the parliament and will be used to make changes in the Motor Vehicle Act of 1988. ...
21:16, 08/01/2019

NYC sanitation worker used license plates found in trash to avoid $17G in fines, investigators say A New York City sanitation worker was arrested Wednesday for allegedly putting license plates he found in the trash on his car to avoid paying more th...
12:32, 08/15/2019

Billion dollar fines can't stop Google and Facebook. That's peanuts for them | Siva Vaidhanathan We need radical approaches to these companies. Our responses must be as broad and deep as these companies’ hold on our minds and pursesDuring the same...
12:16, 07/26/2019