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Alyssa Milano Calls for Sex Strike to Protest Strict Abortion Laws

Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and &#...

Alyssa Milano Calls for Sex Strike to Protest Strict Abortion Laws

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Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures in quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a socia...
03:00, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws, gets slammed on Twitter Alyssa Milano is calling on her followers to join her in a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws – and the response has been mostly negative....
23:48, 05/11/2019

Alyssa Milano called for a ‘sex strike’ to protest anti-abortion laws. It didn’t go over well. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Alyssa Milano tweeted. "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bod...
00:48, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest Georgia's oppressive new abortion law American politics took a nasty (if painfully not unprecedented) lurch toward Gilead this week, when Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed a bill into law...
03:16, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano is holding a sex strike to fight back against changing abortion laws. Here's the history behind the controversial method of protest. Rich Fury/Getty Images Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Saturday to call for a sex strike in protest of recently-changed abortion laws across the cou...
00:16, 05/12/2019

US actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike over Georgia abortion law The US actress has called for women to not have sex until the state of Georgia rescinds its new abortion law. Some film and television companies worki...
14:48, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for 'sex strike' in response to Georgia's anti-abortion law, gets brutally mocked Taking a cue from the literature of ancient Greece, actress and political activist Alyssa Milano called for a "sex strike" Friday in response to the "...
09:00, 05/11/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controversi...
16:16, 05/17/2019

Steyn on Alyssa Milano's 'sex strike': Attempts at 'woke-ness' taking us back to 'dank slumbers of 60 years ago' Author Mark Steyn reacted Monday to actress Alyssa Milano's "sex strike" - launched in opposition to a new Georgia law that bans abortion after a baby...
04:00, 05/14/2019

New England Patriots' Benjamin Watson hits back at Alyssa Milano's abortion 'lie' New England Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson hit back at actress Alyssa Milano who had said anti-abortion laws would affect women of color the most....
20:32, 05/28/2019

Alyssa Milano explains sex strike: 'Extreme response' was needed to get national attention In a CNN op-ed, Milano said her suggestion that women withholding sex "got the country talking about the GOP's undeniable war on women."  &...
19:16, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women A fierce debate is raging in the US over whether women should have the right to terminate pregnancies. The opposition to abortion is driven by misogyn...
21:48, 05/15/2019

‘Scared’ students are rejecting colleges in states with strict abortion laws One Upper East Side family is sending Washington University a big, fat rejection letter. On Friday, the governor of Missouri, where the well-respected...
00:48, 05/26/2019

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's ne...
07:16, 05/24/2019

Alyssa Milano says she is 'pro-life,' then defends abortions for women in certain 'circumstances' Actress/activist Alyssa Milano defended her "sex strike" on Tuesday night and insisted that she and every "human on the planet" are "pro-life" despite...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Actress Alyssa Milano holds off on 2020 presidential endorsement WASHINGTON – Actress and activist Alyssa Milano said she’s “playing the field” when it comes to 2020 Democratic candidates and isn’t ready to se...
09:32, 06/19/2019

Alyssa Milano slammed for pledge to not speak negatively about Democratic candidates Alyssa Milano came under fire on Twitter after asking their followers to refrain from criticizing any of the Democratic hopefuls in the 2020 president...
19:16, 04/28/2019

When stars get political: Taylor Swift, Alyssa Milano, Kanye West and more More than ever, stars have been speaking up about politics. Here's what some of your fav celebs are saying about voting, President Trump and more...
19:16, 06/12/2019

The Handmaid's Tale's Ann Dowd Says 'Put Your Phone Down and Protest' New Anti-Abortion Laws The Handmaid’s Tale has entered its third season—and is starting to feel more like a plausible warning than a dystopian nightmare, as more states, lik...
02:48, 06/13/2019

Michael Avenatti labels Alyssa Milano a 'disgusting hypocrite' after tweet about his November arrest Attorney Michael Avenatti blasted actress Alyssa Milano on Twitter Monday afternoon in response to a tweet she issued about his arrest for domestic vi...
22:32, 06/17/2019

Alyssa Milano helped convince Biden to change stance on Hyde Amendment: report Former Vice President Joe Biden flipped his stance on the Hyde Amendment — which bans the use of federal funds to pay for abortions — after his campai...
12:32, 06/09/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in st...
21:48, 05/17/2019

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off Sudan's main protest group called on Monday for civil disobedience and a general strike as meetings with the country's military rulers failed to provi...
01:16, 04/30/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by politic...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Utah prosecutor says he won’t enforce strict abortion law SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the county with Utah’s only two abortion clinics says he won’t enforce a new law banning mos...
20:32, 05/15/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challeng...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abort...
17:32, 06/03/2019

The Latest: Missouri Senate passes strict abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Missouri’s Re...
12:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the ...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no e...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Louisiana becomes latest US state to pass strict 'heartbeat' abortion ban Louisiana has become the latest US state to pass a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are preg...
16:48, 05/30/2019

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Klobuchar goes off on restrictive abortion laws: 'This is dangerous' Presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., did not mince words when she took aim at new abortion laws in Republican-led states, and promised to...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Questions surface as states pass abortion laws As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17)     ...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce ...
18:32, 05/30/2019

Warren unveils abortion rights platform following new laws WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is calling for a series of targeted measures designed to safeguard abortion rights following a flurry of new state ...
14:32, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s new abortion ban could jail doctors. In some countries, laws already do. The Alabama Senate approved a restrictive abortion ban. Countries including El Salvador and the Dominican Republican already have similar legislation ...
22:16, 05/15/2019

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which wo...
11:48, 05/24/2019

NBCUniversal says abortion laws would 'strongly impact' decision on where it films Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal said if anti-abortion laws in various U.S. states are upheld, it would "strongly impact" where it produces films and telev...
22:16, 05/30/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive ru...
09:00, 05/18/2019

Prosecutors push back on enforcing new state abortion laws ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle from prosecutors who refuse to...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Trial set to begin in case targeting Virginia abortion laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A trial is set to begin in a lawsuit filed by women’s health groups seeking to overturn restrictions on abortion providers ...
09:48, 05/20/2019

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after...
21:32, 05/17/2019

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the co...
08:00, 05/29/2019

US briefing: Trump Organization, abortion laws and record twisters Wednesday’s top story: Bannon describes Trump business as a ‘criminal enterprise’, claims Michael Wolff. Plus, Ava DuVernay on Central Park FiveSubscr...
17:32, 05/29/2019

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abort...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Sudan talks resume as protest strike suspended Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has als...
09:48, 06/12/2019

Extreme abortion laws shine light on Trump's courting of religious right Evangelical backing for a thrice-married celebrity is not as odd as it seems: on abortion, the supreme court and more, the president keeps deliveringA...
10:48, 05/13/2019

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to...
09:32, 05/27/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepare...
20:32, 05/15/2019

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack wo...
10:16, 06/05/2019

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including a...
23:48, 05/28/2019

2020 contender Kamala Harris calls for ban of 'right to work' laws Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., indicated on Saturday that she would use the "bully pulpit" to fight "right-to-work" laws, describing them as an attack ...
22:16, 04/28/2019

Brazilians stage general strike to protest pension overhaul Thousands of people filled the streets of Brazil's main cities Friday, and schools, banks and some public transportation shut down, as Brazilians angr...
04:48, 06/15/2019

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
21:32, 05/28/2019

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes. &...
11:32, 06/01/2019

Why are extreme abortion laws taking over America? Blame gerrymandering | David Daley Republican state lawmakers use redistricting to push through hardline laws that aren’t supported by votersFifty-four thousand votes out of nearly 4 mi...
13:32, 06/02/2019

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers going on strike in at least 8 cities to protest low wages, job insecurity Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the country plan to strike Wednesday to protest low pay among several other labor concerns. The strike is timed...
13:16, 05/08/2019

24-hour strike paralyzes Argentina as unions protest austerity measures Flights, trains and buses across Argentina came to a halt as labor unions protested the policies of Mauricio Macri. The president's popularity has plu...
16:00, 05/30/2019

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

Sudan protest group makes strike call with talks deadlocked Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the army had failed to reach a deal...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Liberals move to purge pro-life Dems from party, amid furor over abortion laws The left flank of the Democratic Party is ramping up efforts to target and isolate pro-life Democrats, as the party base mobilizes over restrictive ne...
19:32, 06/06/2019

Students From 1,600 Cities Just Walked Out of School to Protest Climate Change. It Could Be Greta Thunberg’s Biggest Strike Yet Hundreds of thousands of students around the world walked out of their schools and colleges Friday in the latest in a series of strikes urging action ...
20:32, 05/24/2019

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Thou...
22:48, 05/19/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)       ...
07:48, 05/23/2019

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

UAW calls strike against supplier to Ford, FCA, Tesla The UAW said it launched the strike at Faurecia's plant in Saline, Mich., at 12:05 a.m. EDT, but negotiations were continuing into the early hours. Th...
10:48, 06/21/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chante...
03:48, 05/20/2019

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence ag...
08:48, 06/04/2019

| Vatican cancels women's match after anti-abortion protest The Vatican called off a friendly football match involving its new women's team after several Austrian players protested the church's anti-abortion st...
14:00, 06/23/2019

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence again...
16:16, 06/04/2019

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Jameela Jamil describes abortion when she was younger as 'best decision I have ever made' as she slams US laws Jameela Jamil has described an abortion she had when she was younger as the "best decision" she has ever made as she hit out at a US state's new laws....
05:32, 05/14/2019

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has anno...
05:48, 06/09/2019

Sudan's protest coalition calls for civil disobedience campaign Sudanese protest and opposition leaders called on Wednesday for a campaign of civil disobedience in response to what one of them described as the mil...
18:32, 05/08/2019

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

Clad in green, film crew protest Argentina abortion law on Cannes red carpet Waving green scarves and chanting "solidarity for women", an Argentine film crew and several dozen campaigners turned the Cannes red carpet into a pro...
22:16, 05/18/2019

He told students to protest Alabama's abortion ban. The University returned his $21.5M gift. The University of Alabama may return a philanthropist's donation after he called on students to protest the state's abortion ban.  ...
21:48, 06/07/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all aborti...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Kremlin calls protest in Georgia a dangerous anti-Russian provocation The Kremlin on Friday condemned a violent street protest in Georgia the previous night, calling it an anti-Russian provocation that had threatened the...
12:32, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say police are mobilizi...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Hundreds gather at U.S. Supreme Court to protest state abortion bans as step backward Hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike to protest the treatment of their drivers Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements. &...
23:32, 05/08/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for strike to force out Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for workers to strike in large numbers Thursday in an effort to force President Nicolas Maduro from po...
18:00, 05/02/2019

'With this money, I cannot survive': Uber, Lyft strike hits L.A., NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest Uber and Lyft drivers protested low wages in Los Angeles, New York and cities across the country but the impact on customers appeared limited.  ...
21:00, 05/08/2019

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over th...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Massive Protest in Prague Calls for Prime Minister Andrej Babis to Resign (PRAGUE) — The biggest anti-government protest in Prague since the 1989 pro-democratic Velvet Revolution is underway as Czechs urge Prime Minist...
21:32, 06/23/2019

| Sudan army ruler calls on protest leaders to hold unconditional talks Sudan's army ruler has called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides rem...
23:32, 06/19/2019

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran....
12:48, 06/21/2019

North Korea's Kim calls for stronger strike power and directs missile firing, state media says The call for "full combat posture" by Kim Jong Un came while the United States announced it had seized a large cargo ship for carrying an illegal ship...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó calls for general strike after clashes leave woman dead, dozens injured Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is hoping public employees stage strikes on Thursday to put pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro – ...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh...
17:48, 06/17/2019

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in hi...
21:32, 06/07/2019

Bernie Sanders calls abortion ‘a constitutional right’ Bernie Sanders tweeted Wednesday that “abortion is a constitutional right” — and slammed Alabama lawmakers for passing a bill that bans abortion even ...
20:48, 05/15/2019

‘Inherently discriminatory’: UN calls for right to safe abortion in the U.S. The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risk...
21:32, 05/21/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, calling ...
07:16, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Sen. Doug Jones calls abortion ban ‘shameful’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Democr...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fe...
16:32, 05/18/2019

Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill, calls it a ‘backdoor ban’ Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted an anti-abortion bill that was passed by the Georgia governor on Tuesday, calling it a “backdoor ban” o...
13:16, 05/08/2019

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest. ...
14:32, 05/20/2019

Stacey Abrams Calls on Hollywood to #StayAndFight About Georgia Abortion Rights Instead of Boycotting Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is just as outraged as many about Georgia’s decision to virtually outlaw abortions in the state, ...
04:32, 06/05/2019

Kamala Harris calls for federal approval before states pass abortion restrictions Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., plans to announce Tuesday evening that if she wins the White House next November she will seek to institute a pre-cleara...
21:48, 05/28/2019

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
00:16, 06/24/2019

Abortion activists protest Georgia 'heartbeat' law Abortion activists are protesting Georgia's 'heartbeat' law. The signing caps weeks of tension and protests at the state Capitol and be...
03:16, 05/08/2019

Progressive caucus co-chair calls for 'strong primary challenges' against anti-abortion Dems Anti-abortion Democrats could face dwindling resources and primary challenges as abortion became more of a prominent issue heading into the 2020 elect...
05:16, 05/19/2019

At trial, babysitters describe doting but strict dad COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Several women who babysat for a South Carolina father charged with killing his five children say he was a doting dad who demande...
20:48, 05/29/2019

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what t...
08:16, 05/23/2019

Democrats and GOP might negotiate over a less strict version of net neutrality Last month, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives approved the Save the Internet Act by a vote of 232-190. The bill would return net neutra...
07:00, 05/26/2019

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guar...
08:48, 06/19/2019

To control blood sugar, set strict meal times A small study has found that men who are at risk of diabetes could benefit from following a time-restricted diet, which can improve blood sugar contro...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Italy's Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO boat Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch, af...
22:16, 06/12/2019

Amit Shah Tweets "Another Strike On Pak... ". RJD Says "Strike On Encephalitis" A hundred children have died due to encephalitis in Bihar's Muzaffarpur in the last 16 days. Nearly 300 children have been admitted to the Intensive C...
11:48, 06/17/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend talks with protest leaders: protest leader Sudan's military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body, a leader of the Declaration o...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow e...
07:16, 06/12/2019

Death toll from Sudan protest camp rises to more than 30: protest-linked doctors association The number of people killed in the dispersal of a protest camp in the center of the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday rose to more than 30, an oppos...
22:16, 06/03/2019

Germany aims to use strict law to improve work conditions in Africa Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berli...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9....
13:00, 06/03/2019

Alyssa Thomas leads Sun past Mystics in a WNBA opener Alyssa Thomas scored 23 points, Jonquel Jones had 10 points and 14 rebounds and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Washington Mystics 84-69 in ...
04:32, 05/26/2019

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFull...
06:16, 06/12/2019

Rape victim who had illegal abortion at age 13 calls Alabama's law 'an abomination' At 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure.   ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Lindsey Graham proposes strict immigration bill amid border crisis Sen. Lindsey Graham debuted a new immigration bill on Wednesday to tackle the "perfect storm brewing at the border," taking aim at Central American mi...
03:32, 05/16/2019

Allison Mack reportedly kept Catherine Oxenberg's daughter on strict 500 cal diet in sex cult The daughter of “Dynasty” actress Catherine Oxenberg spent a year on a 500-calorie-a-day diet while in Nxivm’s secret sex cult, a former slave testifi...
18:32, 06/08/2019

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets un...
10:16, 06/20/2019

Opinion: Alyssa Naeher isn't Hope Solo, but that's not necessarily a bad thing Alyssa Naeher is following in famous footsteps as she takes over in goal of the U.S. women at the World Cup in France.      ...
01:16, 06/11/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights an...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also abo...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US....
05:16, 05/15/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases....
03:00, 05/16/2019

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

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and his...
12:16, 05/28/2019

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,...
20:16, 06/03/2019

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s earl...
03:32, 06/19/2019

Land clearing up more than 50% in NSW even before new laws introduced Environment groups demand up to date figures to show ‘the full impact’ of the weaker lawsLand clearing in New South Wales rose by more than 50% in 201...
08:48, 06/03/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic an...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be up...
02:00, 06/06/2019

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. Th...
06:16, 06/10/2019

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
12:48, 06/10/2019

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature h...
10:00, 06/01/2019

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Bei...
14:48, 06/11/2019

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would le...
04:16, 06/04/2019

Pelosi: ‘What is the point’ of enforcing immigration laws? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday called into question the nation’s immigration laws, asking “What is the point?” of tracking down fugitives ordere...
02:48, 06/25/2019

Blockstream’s new ‘Bitcoin ICO’ platform is handy – but you still need to know the laws The blockchain infrastructure firm that sent a Bitcoin satellite into space is launching a platform to allow businesses to offer security tokens on th...
17:00, 05/15/2019

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned thr...
14:09, 05/01/2019

‘Heartbeat’ Laws Could Ban Most Abortions Across Deep South A clinic escort, left, speaks to a driver and patient while an abortion protester attempts to hand over some reading material outside the Jackson Wome...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Swiss voters favor tightening gun laws Swiss voters overwhelmingly voted to bring the country's gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No' vote could...
22:16, 05/20/2019

New tax laws take a toll on home sales in Connecticut CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Greenwich, Connecticut, where those trying to sell their million-dollar homes are taking serious losses as new ta...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Switzerland votes in referendum on tighter gun laws Supporters of greater restrictions say Swiss rules need to line up with EU’sSwiss voters are casting ballots in a referendum to decide whether to enac...
13:16, 05/19/2019

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.    &#...
13:48, 06/18/2019

Poker In Red Dead Online Is Not Available Everywhere Due To Regional Laws Red Dead Online’s latest update was filled with some fan requested features and items, like ponchos and new missions. But the activity that most fans ...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Environmental laws waived for border barriers TUCSON – The United States government is moving forward with building barriers along the southern border in Arizona and California. The Departme...
10:00, 05/18/2019

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana...
00:00, 06/21/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angela Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in...
01:00, 05/10/2019

How Trump's Immigration Plan Would Have Affected His In-Laws' Prospects President Donald Trump's proposed plan to overhaul the U.S. immigration system would have made it more difficult for his in-laws to migrate to the Uni...
17:16, 05/17/2019

Landlords Are Still Crying About New York's New Rent Control Laws ;( Last week, New York’s legislature passed a raft of bills that will dramatically change the landscape for landlords and tenants in the state. Specifica...
07:48, 06/24/2019

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning yo...
04:16, 05/31/2019

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution h...
12:32, 05/27/2019

| Call for 'adaptable' laws as rain dumps Kohli out of IPL Cricket pundits Wednesday called for fresh ideas to prevent key games being abandoned without a result after Virat Kohli's team crashed out of the IPL...
13:32, 05/01/2019

Albania, eyeing EU, approves laws against money-laundering Albania's parliament approved a series of laws on Monday aimed at plugging holes in legislation against money laundering as part of efforts to persuad...
19:16, 06/17/2019

Swiss voters approve tighter gun laws, lining up with the EU Swiss voters have approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite ...
23:32, 05/19/2019

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HI...
21:48, 04/28/2019

Botswana’s High Court rejects laws criminalizing gay sex JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana’s High Court has rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven yea...
12:48, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Swiss voters appear set to back tighter gun laws GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Switzerland’s referendum on tightening Swiss gun laws (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Swiss media are reporting that e...
13:00, 05/19/2019

'McMafia' laws used to freeze three London properties worth £80m Investigators are using so-called "McMafia" laws to force the owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain the source of their wealth....
07:48, 05/29/2019

Trump to propose overhaul of immigration laws: official U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will propose an overhaul of immigration laws that would favor applicants who speak English, are well educated ...
04:16, 05/16/2019

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

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terr...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a com...
15:16, 06/05/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to...
00:32, 05/08/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a sma...
17:00, 05/12/2019

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G inf...
16:48, 06/13/2019

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in V...
07:32, 06/05/2019

Jacinda Ardern 'does not understand' why US has failed to toughen gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the United States has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of ma...
16:32, 05/14/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening strict gun laws, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and amm...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convi...
19:48, 05/01/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A judge found that Qualcomm, a giant in the computer chip industry, charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for use of its patents. The company said i...
15:32, 05/22/2019

'I Do Not Understand The United States': Jacinda Ardern On Gun Laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said that she does "not understand" why the US has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass...
07:00, 05/15/2019

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on thei...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Botswana judges rule laws criminalising gay sex are unconstitutional Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising ...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted by an overwhelming majority to relax its constitu...
11:16, 05/26/2019

From 44 to 4, Centre to Streamline Labour Laws To Bring In Business More than 40 labour laws will be shrunk to just four as the Centre plans to make it easier for companies to do business in India and recapture the mom...
22:16, 06/11/2019

Why won’t the U.S. change its gun laws? New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern says: ‘I do not understand.’ “Australia experienced a massacre and changed their laws. New Zealand had its experience and changed its laws. To be honest, I do not understand the U...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for dr...
21:48, 04/28/2019

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern 'does not understand' why US has failed to toughen gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the US refuses to pass tough gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting e...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from Jun...
11:48, 06/04/2019

Husic says Labor is committed to reforming Australia's encryption laws Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic has reminded voters of his party's tech-related plans, including its commitment to tweaking Australia...
09:48, 05/14/2019

Brunei death penalty moratorium applied to new Shariah laws Brunei’s sultan says a moratorium on capital punishment is in effect for new Shariah criminal laws including stoning people for gay sex and adultery t...
05:00, 05/06/2019

North Carolina Steps Toward Changing Sexual Assault Laws RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in North Carolina can have a tough time proving a rape case if the victim is drunk. That’s because it is not il...
20:16, 05/05/2019

Some states seek to close loopholes in marital rape laws COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Witches were still being burned at the stake when Sir Matthew Hale came up with his legal theory that rape could not happen with...
01:48, 05/05/2019

Huge scope of Australia's new national security laws reveals itself The Australian Federal Police's hunt for journalists' working files highlights more of the wide-ranging powers granted by the controversial Assistance...
08:48, 06/06/2019

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and cl...
01:48, 06/01/2019

'I do not understand the United States': NZ PM Jacinda Ardern on US gun laws – video New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her bafflement at the United State’s inability to change their gun laws after so many mass sho...
17:48, 05/15/2019

What links Meera Syal with the laws of cricket? The Weekend quiz From poisonous trees to Japanese art, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What was finished by Franz Süssmayr?2 Zora Neale Hurston was a major ...
10:00, 05/04/2019

GOP ally to Trump: Tighten asylum laws, cut immigration deal WASHINGTON (AP) — A South Carolina Republican senator is proposing to make it harder for Central Americans to win asylum in the U.S. He’s urging...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Chilean Goalkeeper Boner Proves You Should Never Tempt The Laws Of Physics Goalkeeper boners come in all shapes, sizes, and crookedness, but sometimes, you just can’t compete with physics, as Club Deportivo Palestino goalie J...
22:16, 05/09/2019

Victim group says UK's revenge porn laws aren't working The UK's move to treat revenge porn as a specific crime was supposed to catch perpetrators who'd otherwise slip through the cracks, but that...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Swiss Vote to Tighten Firearms Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terr...
17:16, 05/19/2019

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation in...
10:48, 05/23/2019

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce...
08:32, 05/26/2019

Tighter gun laws approved by voters in Switzerland, a country known for gun traditions The Federal Chancellery said provisional results showed nearly 64 per cent of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules ado...
06:32, 05/20/2019

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements...
13:16, 06/11/2019

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overtu...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Sa...
12:32, 05/28/2019

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and a...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excit...
22:16, 06/10/2019

Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws More and more states are passing red flag laws to take away guns from someone who is suicidal or an imminent threat. But a federal law isn't like...
16:32, 05/01/2019

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade...
22:16, 06/18/2019

UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws Analysis finds changes such as removal of blanket ban on hormone-disrupting chemicalsThe UK has been accused of “silently eroding” key environmental a...
09:16, 06/12/2019

Towing guide 2019: UK laws, licences, costs and tips Tips & advice 29 Apr, 2019 From tips for towing a caravan across the UK to help getting your towing licence, our towing guide explains a...
21:16, 05/02/2019

1 year after Santa Fe shooting, Texas shuns tougher gun laws AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A year after a high school mass shooting near Houston that remains one of the deadliest in U.S. history, Texas lawmakers are on t...
06:48, 05/17/2019

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. &...
16:48, 06/12/2019

Families of crash victims demand tougher limousine laws ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Parents of people killed in recent limousine crashes in New York have urged legislators to pass tougher safety regulations. Severa...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Four men arrested under terror laws over shooting of journalist Lyra McKee Four men have been arrested by detectives who are investigating the death of Lyra McKee, who was shot in the head while watching riots on Londonderry'...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Joe Biden evoked Jim Crow when discussing current voting laws. He’s not wrong. Some recent changes in voting laws led by those in President Trump's party appear to be having effects that mirror that period of legalized discrimina...
19:16, 05/06/2019

Cabinet Approves Amendments To 2 Laws To Strengthen National Probe Agency The Union Cabinet is learned to have approved a proposal to amend two laws to give more teeth to the NIA in probing terror cases in India and abroad, ...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Oregon lawmakers sign 2 laws to deal with massive marijuana surplus In an attempt to remedy the state’s cannabis conundrum, lawmakers in Oregon signed off on two news bills in the last week that would, respectively, cu...
22:16, 06/24/2019

Brazil gunmaker Taurus' shares soar as Bolsonaro eases gun laws Shares in Brazilian gunmaker Taurus Armas SA surged on Wednesday, the day after President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree to ease restrictions on gun i...
19:16, 05/08/2019

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries ...
22:32, 05/24/2019

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign carte...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewher...
17:32, 06/14/2019

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news Sri Lanka's government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the afterm...
11:48, 06/06/2019

Poland's lowering of retirement age for judges breaks EU laws: EU court adviser Poland's new rules that lower the retirement age for judges, introduced in 2017, break European Union law, an advocate general for the EU's top court ...
11:32, 06/20/2019

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago...
00:48, 05/20/2019

Mohd Shami's Wife Arrested After High Drama At In-Laws', Released Later Hasin Jahan, wife of cricketer Mohammed Shami, was arrested in Amroha in Uttar Pradesh after she reached her husband's house and created a ruckus. She...
13:00, 04/29/2019

Alex Rodriguez bathroom photo highlights permissive privacy laws Former Yankees slugger snapped through apartment windowLawyers seek photographer but legal recourse uncertainNew York’s liberal privacy laws are under...
22:32, 05/18/2019

Regulator says complaints against doctor calling for stricter gun laws are politically motivated Dr. Najma Ahmed, who treated victims of a fatal mass shooting in Toronto last summer, received a letter from the complaints committee of the College o...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say th...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York Universit...
12:16, 05/27/2019

Kellyanne Conway: Democrats 'have to stop pretending that they want to reform our immigration laws' On “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway talked about a "big immigration package,” addressed President Trump's opinio...
21:32, 05/07/2019

Swiss Voters Opt to Tighten Gun Laws in Measure That Tested Nation’s Shooting Traditions (GENEVA) — Swiss voters on Sunday approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of it...
21:16, 05/19/2019

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea ...
14:32, 06/20/2019

Alice Johnson reflects on clemency granted by President Trump: 'These laws must change' Alice Johnson, who spent nearly 22 years in prison for a non-violent drug offense, has spoken out about her experience and encouraged President Trump ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about ...
20:16, 05/29/2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
10:16, 05/21/2019

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems befo...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Wisconsin G.O.P.’s Lame-Duck Laws Caused Outrage. A Court Just Ruled Them Legal. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special ...
18:48, 06/21/2019

Canada accuses Facebook of breaking privacy laws, promises to take the company to court Canadian regulators on Thursday found that Facebook committed "serious" breaches of local laws over its mishandling of users' personal information, an...
21:00, 04/28/2019

The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border. The department of homeland security waiv...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Ontario to overhaul laws around combat sports like mixed martial arts, aims to attract more fights Combat sport laws in Ontario are set to be overhauled in what the government says is an effort to draw more high profile events to the province and bo...
17:48, 05/12/2019

Steve Scalise touts Trump plan for 'merit-based' immigration: 'Right now, we've got some of the dumbest laws on the books' America should move toward a "merit-based" immigration system that also respects the "rule of law" and gets rid of the "dumb laws" currently on the bo...
06:16, 05/16/2019

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package o...
00:48, 06/05/2019

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds lame-duck laws limiting the powers of the Democratic governor and attorney general MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds lame-duck laws limiting the powers of the Democratic governor and attorney general....
16:00, 06/21/2019

Andrew Cancio: ‘I’ve got to strike while it’s hot right now’ Ahead of his crucial WBA title rematch with Alberto Machado, Andrew Cancio is still putting in shifts at the Southern California Gas Company. He speak...
22:48, 06/19/2019

These Are the U.S. Counties Where Measles Could Strike Next Like every single live-action Disney movie out this year, measles is making the comeback no one asked for. Already, there have been more than 700 case...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Ireland votes to ease divorce laws, back united Ireland Exit polls have indicated a large majority in favor of easing restrictions on divorce, more than 20 years after it was first permitted. There was also...
06:00, 05/26/2019

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers ove...
15:16, 05/28/2019

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's ec...
17:00, 05/15/2019

MLB roundup: Red Sox strike out 24, still lose to Rockies Mark Reynolds hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the top of the 11th inning as the Colorado Rockies overcame a near-historic number of strikeouts to beat...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Swiss women go on strike over inequality Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the st...
08:48, 06/14/2019

SAS CEO looking at constructive ways to end pilot strike The CEO of Scandinavian airline SAS has told negotiators to thrash out what concessions the company can make to end a pilot strike that has disrupted ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Uber drivers strike as IPO looms Just a day before its planned IPO, some Uber drivers in the U.S. and Britain planned to strike May 8 in protest at what they say is poor pay and condi...
19:48, 05/08/2019

SAS says 6-day pilot strike cost it $68 million COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines says that a six-day pilot strike that led to the cancellation of 4,000 flights and affected more than...
11:00, 05/28/2019

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's st...
13:00, 06/10/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike for better pay Uber and Lyft drivers went on a nationwide strike and urged riders to boycott the services Wednesday in an effort to urge the companies to increase wa...
02:16, 05/09/2019

'McMafia' laws forcing owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain source of wealth The owner of three London properties worth £80 million may be forced to explain the source of their wealth under so-called McMafia laws being used by ...
02:16, 05/29/2019

New Zealand Teachers Have Gone on a ‘Mega-Strike’ for Higher Pay More than 50,000 teachers across New Zealand took to the streets on strike Wednesday to demand pay rises and better working conditions following fruit...
11:48, 05/29/2019

SAS stock hit by DnB downgrade as pilot strike enters fifth day DnB Markets lowered its rating on SAS as a pilot strike stretched into its fifth day with no resumption of talks in sight, sending the Scandinavian ai...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Strike-hit airline SAS cancels 504 flights on Wednesday SAS said it was cancelling 504 flights scheduled for Wednesday, affecting about 47,000 passengers, as much of its fleet remained grounded for a fifth ...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Florida Man Arrested In Helicopter Laser Strike A Florida man was arrested Wednesday for shining a laser light at a sheriff’s helicopter. Just after 9:30 p.m., the Manatee County Sheriff’...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Planned events include giant picnics and pram marches, culminating in demonstrationsWomen across Switzerland are walking off the job and into the stre...
11:48, 06/14/2019

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's r...
16:32, 06/02/2019

SAS cancels more Scandinavian flights as pilots strike for fifth day Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 500 flights scheduled for Wednesday, which will ground some 47,000 passengers, as a strike by pilots enter...
14:32, 04/30/2019

Why Uber Drivers Will Strike Around the World on Wednesday We’re just days out from Uber making its multibillion-dollar move to the New York Stock Exchange and thousands of drivers from around the world are pr...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassm...
09:32, 06/14/2019

SJCAM launches SJ9 Strike and SJ9 Max action cameras SJCAM has announced a fresh SJ9 series of action cameras, with its two debut models being the first of their kind to offer wireless charging.The SJ9 S...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Garet...
21:48, 06/13/2019

Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in U.K. and U.S. Uber drivers in London and New York started a day of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that in...
14:32, 05/08/2019

Barges strike dam on Arkansas River in Oklahoma Two barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River have struck a dam in Oklahoma, and at least one sank into the river. Near Crescent, erosion ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Computer outages strike US airlines about once a month WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. airline industry suffers about one technology outage per month, most of them serious enough to disrupt flights. However, re...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Rideshare passengers in Atlanta react to strike Drivers for Uber and Lyft went on strike in several cities across the country, turning off their apps for hours, to demand better wages. (May 8) ...
03:48, 05/09/2019

Doctors' Strike: 40,000 Boycott Work In Maharashtra More than 40,000 doctors in Maharashtra are boycotting work today as part of a strike call given by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in support of...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians ...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Uber drivers eye IPO riches, call for strike in U.S. and UK Some Uber Technologies Inc drivers in the United States and Britain said they will strike on Wednesday, protesting what they call low pay a day before...
07:16, 05/08/2019

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone ...
23:48, 05/24/2019

Uber drivers in UK cities strike over pay and conditions Drivers to take part in global protest on eve of ride-hailing app’s flotation on stock marketHundreds of Uber drivers in Britain are to go on strike a...
03:48, 05/08/2019

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Unders...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Kushner tries to strike bipartisan asylum deal Jared Kushner is working with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham to try and broker a bipartisan deal on asylum laws, which could ...
18:00, 06/19/2019

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chica...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike calle...
12:48, 06/10/2019

Rockies Strike Out 24 Times, Still Manage To Beat Red Sox Tuesday night the Colorado Rockies became the third team since 1908 to strike out at least 24 times in a major league game and also win. They did it b...
11:48, 05/15/2019

Insigne's late strike gives second-placed Napoli win over Cagliari "May 5 (Reuters) - Lorenzo Insigne\u0027s 98th-minute penalty helped Napoli secure second place in Serie A with a 2-1 home win over Cagliari on Sunday...
01:32, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Trump says he’s in ‘no hurry’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 8:10 p.m. P...
13:16, 06/22/2019

SAS grounds more flights as pilot strike continues Scandinavian airline SAS canceled hundreds of flights scheduled for Sunday as a pilot strike entered its second day, disrupting the travel plans of te...
22:16, 04/28/2019

Trump says he does not need congressional approval to strike Iran President Trump said on Monday that he believes he has the authority to launch a military operation against Iran without congressional approval. Trump...
05:16, 06/25/2019

Obamas Strike Podcasting Deal With Spotify Spotify struck a deal for Higher Ground, the entertainment-production company started by Barack and Michelle Obama, to develop and produce podcasts th...
23:48, 06/06/2019

Trump says he halted U.S. strike on Iran over possible casualties U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he called off a planned military strike against Iran because it would have been a disproportionate response...
15:48, 06/21/2019

Trump Stopped Strike on Iran Because It Was ‘Not Proportionate’ President Trump said “we were cocked and loaded to retaliate” after Iran struck an American drone, but he said the 150 predicted deaths was not a prop...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Grubhub repays one eatery $10K over fee protest A riled-up New York restaurateur got a refund of more than $10,000 from Grubhub after he complained about five years’ worth of bogus fees for phone ca...
07:00, 06/25/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia’s prime minister has been hit on the head with an egg, and a woman was knocked off her feet during a protest ahead of a general election nex...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest Two more activists join protest on North Sea rig in Cromarty Firth as others appear in courtGreenpeace has escalated its protests against BP by puttin...
11:48, 06/14/2019

Uber drivers protest ahead of IPO Drivers for Uber turned off their app to protest what they say are declining wages ahead of Uber’s initial public stock offering, expected to ra...
03:48, 05/09/2019

U.S. Ride Share Drivers Will Strike On May 8th Ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers in major U.S. cities have united to strike during peak hours on Wednesday May 8th for two hours from 7AM to 9AM local time, acco...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Sudanese threaten general strike in standoff with military The organizers of Sudan’s protests have threatened of a general strike and civil disobedience as tensions with the ruling military council heightened ...
11:32, 05/01/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike in cities across the US NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are planning to turn off their apps to protest what they say are declining wages at a ti...
07:48, 05/08/2019

Space agencies are simulating a catastrophic asteroid strike On April 13 2029, an asteroid is due to cruise harmlessly past Earth, about 19,000 miles away from the planet's surface – but what if it w...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Soccer: Nicholson strike gives Jamaica win over United States A goal from Shamar Nicholson early in the second half gave Jamaica a 1-0 win over the United States in a warm-up match for the Gold Cup on Wednesday....
04:32, 06/06/2019

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow ...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Four Killed In Separate Incidents Of Lightning Strike In Chhattisgarh Four people, including two brothers, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike during rain and thunderstorm in northern part of Chhattisga...
12:16, 06/16/2019

All-India Doctors' Strike Tomorrow: Your 10-Point Guide Parts of the country are bracing for a strike by doctors tomorrow - to be held in solidarity with the doctors in Bengal, who after six days of protest...
19:00, 06/16/2019

"Another Strike On Pak...": Amit Shah Praises Team India After Big Win The Indian cricket team's comfortable 89-run victory over Pakistan yesterday at the ongoing cricket World Cup in England earned them lavish praise fro...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Indian doctors call off strike after safety assurances Doctors in India's eastern state of West Bengal called off a strike late on Monday after authorities promised improved hospital security, ending a wee...
19:16, 06/17/2019

Sudan’s army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals and the protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month say they’re mak...
11:16, 05/15/2019

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as ...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate c...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Iran-Allied Rebels Strike Saudi Airport A missile fired Wednesday by Iran-allied militias in Yemen injured 26 civilians in Saudi Arabia, according to a U.S.-backed military coalition fightin...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Row Over PM Modi's "Cloud Can Help Us Escape Radar" Comment On Air Strike Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment in an interview that he suggested that clouds and rain can prevent Pakistani radars from detecting Indian fight...
11:48, 05/12/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike during rush-hour Uber and Lyft drivers participated in a two-hour strike on Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide protest of Uber's treatment of drivers. ...
22:00, 05/08/2019

A sex strike is not enough: women need to down tools completely | Suzanne Moore The idea proposed last week by Alyssa Milano won’t cut it. To assert their worth, women should refuse to fulfil the unpaid labour expected by societyS...
02:32, 05/14/2019

72,000 Passengers Stranded After Scandinavian Airlines Pilot Strike (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Pilots for Scandinavian Airlines on Friday launched an open-ended strike following the collapse of pay negotiations, for...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Intense heat wave to strike Paris and across Europe PARIS (AP) — Authorities in the Paris region have issued an alert for intense heat expected in the French capital and across Europe this week. The ale...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Huskers strike early, beat Gophers 8-2 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Spencer Schwellenbach’s bases-loaded double highlighted Nebraska’s five-run third inning, and the fifth-seeded Cornhusk...
09:32, 05/23/2019

Doctors' Strike Conspiracy Of The Left, BJP, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah of encouraging his party workers to create co...
00:32, 06/14/2019

Yemen's Houthi rebels strike Saudi airport Houthi rebels have attacked a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks. The Houthis said the strike was in retaliat...
01:00, 06/24/2019

Argentina: Thousands launch anti-austerity strike President Mauricio Macri agreed to cut government spending last year in exchange for a loan from the International Monetary Fund. His popularity has p...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursda...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike for better transparency about how much they’re paid Ride-hailing drivers began striking and demonstrating in multiple cities, starting on the East Coast. Despite some drivers in New York City logging of...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Yemeni rebels use drones to strike oil pipeline, Saudis say The attack came two days after four oil tankers, including two Saudi-owned ones, were damaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in what Emirat...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Uber’s Twisted Logic Means This Isn't a Strike. It's a Boycott Today, many Uber and Lyft drivers in major cities across the country are striking to protest their pay and working conditions, in large part because t...
03:16, 05/09/2019

Bird strike may have triggered software issue in second 737 Max crash Investigators might know what triggered the software panic aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max before its fatal crash, and it could be something Boei...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, Syria's state media said. If confirmed, it would be the s...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Milwaukee Brewers, who were missing Christian Yelich because of back spasms, ...
05:32, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Germany welcomes US decision not to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shootdown of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 6:35 a.m. Ch...
13:16, 06/21/2019

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

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

Air strike kill eight police in southern Afghanistan, says official An air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a ri...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it would push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday, in an esc...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Airline SAS cancels 1,200 more flights as pilot strike drags on Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 1,200 flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pilot strike that has disrupted the travel plans of hu...
22:16, 04/28/2019

Amsterdam flights disrupted by public transport strike Around 80 flights to and from Amsterdam Schiphol were canceled on Tuesday as a nationwide public transport strike made it hard for passengers and staf...
13:00, 05/28/2019

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as t...
13:16, 05/28/2019

Supplier to Ford, FCA, Tesla faces possible strike Friday Nearly 2,000 UAW hourly workers at a Faurecia plant in Saline, Mich., are prepared to strike at 12:01 a.m. Friday as contract talks continue into the ...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Pay, time, respect: nearly three decades on, Swiss women strike again Women from across Swiss society plan to take to the streets this Friday for a nationwide strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on def...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Greek far-left extremist in hospital after hunger strike ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Officials say a far-left Greek extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of assassinations is in the hospital following a fiv...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike 'to the end' A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue "until the end" with a hunger strike after judges rejec...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Louvre reopens after staff go on strike amid overcrowding PARIS — The Louvre museum in Paris reopened to the public Wednesday after being shut down for a day when workers complained about overcrowding and wal...
21:00, 05/29/2019

U.S. Prepared to Strike Iran Before Approval Was Abruptly Withdrawn (WASHINGTON) — A U.S. official said the military made preparations Thursday night for limited strikes on Iran in retaliation for the downing of ...
07:48, 06/21/2019

UK Drivers to Stage Massive Strike Coinciding With Uber's IPO Rideshare drivers across the Atlantic have plans to sign off the Uber app and spend their time protesting in four major metro areas. The message, coor...
19:16, 05/03/2019

Some shops reopen in Sudan’s cities despite strike call Shops and businesses have reopened and some traffic returned to the streets of Sudan’s capital of Khartoum and another major city despite calls by pro...
20:32, 06/10/2019

The Latest: Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 9:25 a.m. P...
19:00, 06/21/2019

What the Strike Ahead of Uber’s IPO Exposes About American Inequality The instant Uber shares start trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, lots of people and groups are going to make millions—and in some ca...
20:16, 05/07/2019

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum ...
22:16, 05/30/2019

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey ISTANBUL (AP) — A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the impr...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey A Turkish human rights group says close to 3,000 prisoners have joined a hunger strike to press authorities to end the alleged isolation in jail of Ku...
14:32, 04/30/2019

EVA Air attendants strike halts flights for 1,000s in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strike by flight attendants at EVA Air, Taiwan’s second-largest airline, has left thousands of passengers scrambling for...
09:00, 06/21/2019

Stop & Shop workers reach new deal after strike BOSTON (AP) — Unionized supermarket workers in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have ratified a new contract that came out of an 11-day str...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Sudan's army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations Sudan's ruling generals and the protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month say they're making progress in negotiations and ha...
13:16, 05/15/2019

IAF Removes Restrictions On Air Routes Imposed After Balakot Strike All temporary restrictions imposed on air routes over India's airspace after the Balakot air strike have been lifted, the Air Force said on Friday. Th...
07:00, 06/01/2019

Air strike hits warehouse co-owned by Italy's ENI in Libya A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an ai...
01:00, 06/19/2019

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
18:32, 06/19/2019

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions Security forces in Nepal were on high alert Monday amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions tha...
08:00, 05/27/2019

U.S. air strike kills at least 8 police in southern Afghanistan: official A U.S. air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from ...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Abdullah Öcalan supporters end hunger strike after request Thousands of inmates in Turkish prisons and politicians have ended their hunger strike, after a call from jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Öcalan....
01:32, 05/27/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The governm...
05:16, 05/16/2019

Berlin protest highlights plight of migrants in Med. BERLIN (AP) — Activists in Berlin have added a life vest to the German capital’s well-known “Molecule Man” statue to raise awareness...
13:32, 05/17/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothin...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Unsettling, but Mansion House was not a violent protest As I joined the 350 or so guests arriving at the Lord Mayor of London's residence, at the Mansion House last night, there was little inkling of the di...
14:32, 06/21/2019

Women In Switzerland Launch Massive Protest Against Pay Gap Several hundred thousand purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss t...
05:48, 06/15/2019

The Latest: UAE pursues Asian Cup protest against Qatar The United Arab Emirates is pursuing a protest against Qatar, saying the eventual Asian Cup champions fielded ineligible players at the tournament &#...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Google employees will sit-in to protest retaliation culture Google employees will hold a sit-in tomorrow at 11am to protest what they call a "culture of retaliation." The group Google Walkout For Real Change an...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Xi Praises a Student Protest in China. From 100 Years Ago. The Chinese leader marked the historic May 4 protest against Western colonialism. But under his brand of authoritarianism, even a demonstration from a...
04:00, 04/30/2019

Kazakhstan updates tally of protest arrests to nearly 4,000 Kazakhstan's interior minister has updated the tally of arrests during protests before and after the presidential election earlier this month to nearl...
10:48, 06/18/2019

Gazans protest along volatile frontier with Israel Thosusands of Palestinians held protests along the volatile Gaza-Israel frontier Friday, after a night of Israeli airstrikes in retaliation for a rock...
19:48, 06/14/2019

Uber drivers plan protest over pay ahead of IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in six U.S. cities are planning to shut their apps for 12 hours on May 8 to protest against low wages and working cond...
01:48, 04/30/2019

Pensioners to protest against loss of free TV licence Pensioners across the country are planning to march on their local BBC offices later in protest against the corporation's plans to axe free TV licence...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Polish nationalists protest US over Holocaust claims WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of Polish nationalists have marched to the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, protesting that the U.S. is putting pressure on Pol...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua's government was killed by a bullet Thursday in a prison north of the capital...
05:48, 05/17/2019

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as "the ultimate protest vote opportunity," ...
16:00, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Parents protest California’s new sex ed guidance SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California State Board of Education’s vote to revise sex education guidance for public school teache...
20:48, 05/08/2019

China Says Lodged 'Solemn' Protest With US Over Huawei China berated the United States for "bullying" Huawei on Thursday as Panasonic joined a parade of foreign companies reviewing their ties with the tele...
16:00, 05/23/2019

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

Trump protest to take place during Portsmouth D-Day service Anti-Trump activists are planning a demonstration during a service in Portsmouth honouring those who lost their lives fighting for their country on D-...
11:32, 06/05/2019

Trump to Be Greeted by Pomp and Protest on U.K. Visit President Trump’s arrival in Britain for a state visit this week is expected to lay bare some of the uncertainties surrounding both Brexit and the U.K...
18:16, 06/02/2019

Paris hospital to file complaint after May Day protest Paris public hospitals' director says he is filing a police complaint after some protesters tried to force entry into a post-surgery ward as a May Day...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Three dead as Sudan police try to disperse protest A group of Sudanese doctors has said that security forces used live rounds on peaceful protesters. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a ...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Russian police detain more than 500 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 500 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishme...
23:48, 06/12/2019

2 men get prison for Auschwitz slain sheep protest A Polish court has sentenced two Belarusian men to prison for organizing a 2017 stunt in which young adults stripped naked at Auschwitz and chained th...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam&#...
06:48, 06/11/2019

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Ho...
15:16, 06/09/2019

More than 20 arrested at Moscow protest after reporter freed Police and hundreds of demonstrators are facing off in central Moscow at an unauthorized march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile de...
13:32, 06/12/2019

Protest in southwest Sudan ends in violence A protest in the South Darfur city of Nyala ended in violence on Saturday, with security forces launching tear gas at protesters and firing gunshots, ...
21:48, 05/04/2019

Donald Trump arrives in the UK to pomp and protest The US president has met with the British Royal family, but excarcebated a feud with the mayor of London after arriving in the UK. Trump has been accu...
17:48, 06/03/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document ...
06:00, 05/05/2019

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike, military says communication not suspended Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held a general strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the tra...
23:48, 05/28/2019

Strike paralyzes Haiti, protesters demand president’s ouster PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Opposition leaders in Haiti have launched a two-day strike that has paralyzed the country’s capital as protesters d...
22:16, 06/10/2019

US Stealth Fighter Suffers Millions In Damage From Bird Strike A US F-35 stealth bomber suffered millions of dollars in damage after colliding with a bird during take-off from an air base in Japan, the US Marine C...
07:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Planned Strike on Iran After Downing of Drone but Called Off Mission Details about the mission or the reason for the abrupt reversal of plans weren’t immediately known, but officials said a future military response hasn...
07:48, 06/21/2019

Facebook unveils a 'one-strike' policy for live streaming violations Facebook has unveiled a one-strike policy for live streaming violations in the wake of an extreme right terrorist attack in New Zealand, the company a...
17:32, 05/15/2019

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Jaguar Land Rover hesitant to strike up electric car partnerships News 15 May, 2019 JLR boss suggests that going it alone over EVs is the firm’s preferred option, while other industry players seek partn...
03:48, 05/16/2019

New Zealand teachers strike ahead of 'hacked' budget release The large-scale labor action came a day before the government releases a new "well-being" budget, which it says was hacked. The opposition leaked part...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Strike paralyzes Haiti, protesters demand president's ouster Opposition leaders in Haiti have launched a two-day strike that has paralyzed the country's capital as protesters demand the resignation of President ...
22:16, 06/10/2019

Lebanon’s Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days BEIRUT (AP) — Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefit...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Giraffes killed by lightning strike at Florida safari park PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (WPTV) — Lion County Safari confirms two giraffes were killed by a lightning strike during a storm about six weeks ago. Park o...
20:16, 06/11/2019

SAS strike ends as pilot unions reach deal with management The workers' action lasted a week and forced the cancellation of more than 4,000 flights. Pilots will now get a pay rise and more regular work schedul...
01:32, 05/03/2019

Lufthansa: Cabin crew union threatens strike in July The UFO cabin crew union says Lufthansa staff could walk off the job next month amid a pay dispute. A strike in the middle of summer will likely spell...
16:48, 06/20/2019

U.S. hikes tariffs on Chinese goods, China says to strike back U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and Beijing said it would st...
06:48, 05/10/2019

Perform ''Surgical Strike'' On Unemployment: Manish Sisodia To Educators Hunger, unemployment, illiteracy, violence and hatred in society need to be fought through education, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said and as...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-...
00:32, 05/27/2019

U.S. air strike kills 13 Islamic State fighters in Somalia: U.S. military A U.S. air strike killed 13 Islamic State fighters in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, days after anoth...
10:16, 05/10/2019

Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civil...
11:00, 05/28/2019

US Hikes Tariffs On Chinese Goods, China Says Will Strike Back US President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and Beijing said it would stri...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Lebanon's Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Motorcylist killed by lightning strike while riding on major interstate VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A motorcyclist who died Sunday in Florida after being struck by lightning is the 12th person killed in a motorcycle-relat...
01:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. deploying carrier strike group to send ‘message’ to Iran The United States is sending a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a “clear and unmistakable message” ...
22:16, 05/06/2019

President Trump Says He Called Off Strike on Iran With 10 Minutes to Spare (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran for downing an unmanned...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Moussa Sissoko says Tottenham must stay calm and strike first against Ajax • Midfielder describes it as Spurs ‘biggest week’ of season• Win next Sunday over Everton would seal top-four placeMoussa Sissoko has billed the next ...
08:48, 05/06/2019