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Armed Man Attacks Immigration Detention Centre In US, Cops Shoot Him Dead

A man armed with a rifle attacked an immigration detention facility in Washington state early on Saturday, throwing incendiary devices at the building and cars in the parking lot before dying after......

Armed Man Attacks Immigration Detention Centre In US, Cops Shoot Him Dead

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Armed man fatally shot after attacking U.S. immigration detention centre: police An employee at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma reported one vehicle on fire and said the suspect was also attempting to ignite a large propane tank outside the facility, the Tacoma Police Department said in a statement....
02:26 2019-07-14

To Help Cops Respond Better To Attacks, These US Students Shoot At Them On a Friday afternoon in April, Texas State University freshman Kendyl Cutshall stopped by a research facility near campus to shoot a police officer for class credit. Inside a simulated classroom......
20:52 2019-07-09

At least 40 dead after migrant detention centre in Libya hit by air strike: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said....
03:39 2019-07-03

Man dead after attacking immigration detention facility in Washington state: police A man armed with a rifle attacked an immigration detention facility in Washington state early on Saturday, throwing incendiary devices at the building and cars in the parking lot before dying after police opened fire, authorities said....
03:52 2019-07-14

Man attacks immigrant detention center in Washington state, found dead after police shooting TUCSON– A day before the Trump administration was set to conduct mass roundups of undocumented immigrants around the U.S., a man threw incendiary devices at an immigrant detention center in Washington state and was later found dead at the scene after police opened fire. The unidentified suspec...
04:26 2019-07-14

Armed man killed in police confrontation at ICE detention center in Tacoma Police in Tacoma, Wash., said an armed man who threw homemade incendiaries at a federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement was shot and killed Saturday....
00:39 2019-07-14

"Will Shoot In Your Face": Cops After 4-Year-Old Took Doll From Store An Arizona couple is suing the city of Phoenix and its police department for $10 million after a video captured officers drawing their weapons and threatening to shoot the family of four....
11:52 2019-06-16

Armed man shot, killed after throwing incendiary devices at Washington ICE detention center Police in Washington state say an armed man was shot and killed early Saturday after trying to attack a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center....
22:00 2019-07-13

Libya detention centre attack is possible war crime, says UN envoy Warlord Khalifa Haftar blamed for strikes in which at least 44 people are killedAt least 44 people, and possibly many more, have been killed in the bombing of a detention centre south of Tripoli condemned by the UN Libya envoy as a possible war crime.Ghassan Salamé said the attack, apparently carrie...
14:26 2019-07-03

Man Killed After Throwing "Incendiary Devices" At Detention Centre In US An armed man was fatally shot Saturday after throwing what authorities called "incendiary devices" at an detention center in Washington state and trying to set a commercial-size propane tank on fire,......
17:00 2019-07-15

Libya detention centre attack could amount to a war crime, say top UN officials A missile attack on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on Wednesday, as both the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the head of the UN mission in Libya (UNSMIL), insisted that it may amount to a war cri...
18:00 2019-07-03

Tripoli detention centre hit by airstrike, killing at least 44 people – video At least 44 people have been killed after an airstrike hit a detention centre on the outskirts of the Libyan capital, according to an official in the UN-supported government. The death toll is the highest that has been reported from an airstrike since forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar launched an offen...
22:26 2019-07-03

Premature baby found at migrant detention centre in Texas It was a tiny baby, born premature and held in detention instead of where the advocate believes the baby should have been — at a hospital neonatal unit....
21:39 2019-06-14

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the “severely traumatized” surviving migrants and refugees, UN aid agencies said on Friday, reiterating their appeal to close all such facilities in the em...
19:39 2019-07-05

Ex-Soldier Declared "Foreigner" In Assam Released From Detention Centre Mohammad Sanaullah, the retired Indian Army soldier who was declared an illegal immigrant by a tribunal and sent to a detention centre in Assam last month, was released today on bail. The Gauhati High......
14:00 2019-06-08

Former England boxer released from immigration centre Effectively stateless Kelvin Bilal Fawaz says detention has been ‘excruciating’The former England boxer Kelvin Bilal Fawaz, who was arrested and sent to an immigration removal centre last month, has been released after his lawyers threatened to launch legal action over his unlawful detention.The 31-...
07:39 2019-05-31

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was shot down by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen in recent day....
19:52 2019-06-15

Carlos Ghosn's former home: inside Tokyo's notorious detention centre Short tour allowed inside Japanese prison accused of keeping suspects in conditions designed to ‘break’ them for confessions The forbidding outline of Tokyo detention centre is impossible to miss, even on a dark, wet afternoon in early June. The X-shaped building dominates the skyline of the unfashi...
23:13 2019-06-12

Booker Proposes Drastic Changes to Immigration Detention System Senator Cory Booker’s plan would create new standards for civil detentions and phase out contracts with private prisons through a sweeping executive order....
12:13 2019-07-02

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez facing backlash for migrant detention centre comments Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is facing backlash after making comments comparing migrant detention centres to concentration camps....
06:52 2019-06-20

Man dies as police shootout follows firebomb attack on immigration centre Authorities say man threw incendiary devices and tried to ignite propane tank at Tacoma Northwest Detention Centre in Washington stateA 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early on Saturday morning, then was found dead after four pol...
12:26 2019-07-14

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
12:39 2019-06-16

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters in Washington Tuesday....
04:00 2019-07-17

CBSA’s immigration detention guards shouldn’t wear batons, pepper spray: advocates A group of doctors, lawyers, legal scholars and human-rights organizations says a policy requiring Canada Border Services Agency staff to wear defensive gear while working with detained migrants goes against international standards....
23:00 2019-07-19

Former acting ICE boss: Judge's ruling on Trump detention policy will worsen immigration crisis The federal judge who brought a temporary halt to a Trump administration policy that held asylum-seekers in detention while their cases are pending will make the immigration crisis worse, according to Tom Homan....
09:00 2019-07-03

German armed forces helicopter crashes in northern Germany, one dead A German armed forces helicopter crashed in northern Germany on Monday, killing one pilot and injuring another, Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said....
22:52 2019-07-01

Centre Must Take Action To Prevent Terror Attacks On Soldiers: Congress The Congress on Thursday urged the Modi government and intelligence agencies to take suitable action to prevent terror attacks in the future, a day after five Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF......
15:13 2019-06-13

Alabama police officer shot, suspect dead after armed robbery turns into shootout in downtown Birmingham An Alabama police officer was shot and wounded and a suspect was killed after an armed robbery at a local convenience store turned into a deadly shootout Wednesday night....
20:26 2019-07-18

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says 'border guards treat migrants like animals' after Texas detention centre visits US border guards have been accused by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of treating migrant detainees like animals and forcing them to drink from toilets....
11:26 2019-07-02

Knife-wielding man attacks 3 in Seattle, strips naked as he flees cops A knife-wielding man attacked three people in an apparently random assault on a downtown Seattle street early Tuesday — then stripped naked as he tried to evade cops, according to authorities and reports. The unidentified suspect waved his blade at three men outside a Nordstrom clothing store near S...
22:52 2019-07-09

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
12:00 2019-05-30

44 Migrants Dead After Airstrike Hits Detention Center in Libya (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants near the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the U.N. mission to the war-torn country said. The airstrike raises further concerns about the European Union’s policy of p...
17:52 2019-07-03

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and injured two others. ...
16:26 2019-05-21

A group of police officers shot a man dead after he was caught throwing incendiary devices at a migrant detention center Google Streetview A man died early Saturday morning after throwing incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Tacoma, Washington while armed with a rifle. The man, who has not been identified yet, died after four police officers arrived at the scene and opened fire at him. Visit INSIDER's homep...
04:39 2019-07-14

Mali: 23 dead in attacks on Fulani communities Armed attacks on Fulani communities in central Mali have left 23 dead. The rivalry between Fulani herders and Dogon farmers has escalated in recent years with the rising presence of armed Islamist groups....
22:39 2019-07-01

Son buried dead 97-year-old mom in back yard to collect benefits: cops An Arizona man allegedly buried his dead 97-year-old mother in the back yard — and told no one, so that he could continue raking in the woman’s Social Security and Veterans Affairs benefits, local police said. Daniel Shannon, 66, of San Tan Valley, was busted Wednesday for allegedly hiding the corps...
16:13 2019-05-24

Man faces murder charge after cops find dead woman in apartment A Bronx man was arrested after cops found a 65-year-old woman dead in his apartment, with wire wrapped around her neck, police said Thursday. Angel Montanez was charged by police with second-degree murder after the woman was discovered lying face-up in bed inside an apartment on Sheridan Avenue near...
17:39 2019-07-04

Brother, sister dead in murder-suicide at housewarming party: cops A Texas man gunned down his sister and shot three others at her housewarming party before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. John Wright opened fire late Wednesday night at four people, including his sister Julianna Carr, at her Katy home, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s...
00:52 2019-07-05

Missing 4-year-old Texas girl Maleah Davis likely dead: cops The 4-year-old Texas girl who went missing about three weeks ago was likely murdered, according to police, who said her stepfather’s story about what happened has a hole “large enough to drive a big rig through.” Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo made the comments during a Thursday ...
20:26 2019-05-24

One dead, several wounded in two suicide bomb attacks in Tunisian capital Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in separate attacks on police in the Tunisian capital on Thursday, killing one police officer and wounding several other people, the government said....
22:26 2019-06-27

One dead, several hurt in suicide bomber attacks in Tunisian capital Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in separate attacks on police in the Tunisian capital on Thursday, killing one police officer and wounding several other people, the government said....
19:13 2019-06-27

1 Dead, 8 Hurt in Twin Suicide Attacks in Tunisian Capital (TUNIS, Tunisia) — Twin suicide attacks targeting security forces struck Tunisia’s capital on Thursday, killing a patrol officer and injuring at least eight people.One attacker detonated explosives in a busy commercial district near the French embassy shortly before 11 a.m., apparently t...
20:52 2019-06-27

Cops receive ‘most Florida call of the week’ about dead shark, live alligator in creek Cops in the Sunshine State found a dead shark and a live alligator in the same freshwater creek — and called it “the most Florida call of the week.” The Alachua County Sheriff tweeted Sunday that deputies made the discovery in Lake Forest Creek in Gainesville — which they ass...
21:13 2019-05-22

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead More than 200 have been killed and hundreds injured by a series of explosions inside churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, as Christians gathered for services to celebrate Easter. In a statement, UN chief António Guterres said he was "outraged by the terror attacks" and called for the perpetrators to be...
14:39 2019-05-21

Centre Working On "One Nation, One Card" For Procuring Ration: Centre The government is working on introducing the formula of "One nation, one card" whereby the poor can get ration through ration cards anywhere in the country, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan informed the......
21:26 2019-06-28

Report: Trump to pick Immigration hardliner Kenneth Cuccinelli to lead Citizenship and Immigration Services President Trump is expected to nominate former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli to oversee the nation's immigration system as the next director of the  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, according got media reports. ...
05:52 2019-05-26

'Cops on me': NJ man accused of killing woman, her grandchild is nabbed after livestreaming getaway: cops New Jersey police caught a man Thursday who allegedly murdered a woman and her 4-year-old grandson after the suspect streamed his getaway live on Facebook, according to a report....
11:00 2019-06-21

A dead planet is orbiting a dead sun in a distant dead solar system A piece of a planet that survived the death of its star has been spotted orbiting the stellar corpse. Planets in our solar system may look similar when the sun dies...
14:33 2019-05-21

How to shoot your next adventure like a pro In the Instagram and YouTube age, your outdoor adventures basically didn't happen unless there are good images and videos to share. At least that's how it feels sometimes. So why is it that your photos and carefully curated montage clips don't visual......
16:13 2019-07-18

U.S. man killed in shoot out with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
12:13 2019-06-05

Pistol that Van Gogh used to shoot himself sells for $145,000 The gun Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh is believed to have used to commit suicide in France in 1890, shooting himself in the chest after years of mental anguish, sold for 130,000 euros ($145,700) at auction in Paris on Wednesday....
18:00 2019-06-19

Teacher charged with threatening to ‘shoot up’ her school HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina teacher has been charged with threatening to “shoot up” her school. A news release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office says Kristen Thompson was arrested Tuesday on a felony charge of communicating a threat of mass violence. The sherif...
02:39 2019-05-22

Iran's Guards Shoot Down US 'Spy' Drone: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website, Sepah News, said on Thursday....
10:26 2019-06-20

Canon's G7 X III can shoot vertical video for your Instagram Canon has unveiled a pair of PowerShot cameras that are well suited for YouTube and Instagram creators, even more so than its high-end EOS R cameras. The G7 X III and G5 X II, successors to the PowerShot G7 X II and G5 X, both pack 20-megapixel 1-inc......
12:52 2019-07-09

Did Van Gogh shoot himself? Auction of pistol reignites debate. The auction of a pistol said to have been used by the painter Vincent van Gogh to shoot himself has reignited a debate about who actually pulled the trigger: Did Van Gogh commit suicide, or was he shot by someone else?...
00:52 2019-06-18

'Don't shoot': why Vetements' latest T-shirt is causing controversy The garment from the brand’s SS20 collection is a semi-replica of one worn by journalists in Lebanon during the 1982 Israeli invasion – and previously reworked by fashion label QasimiTrend-setting label Vetements has been criticised for featuring a T-shirt that read “Don’t shoot” in Arabic, French a...
21:13 2019-06-27

'Promise me you'll shoot yourself': Nazi Germany's suicide wave With the Allies closing in and capitulation imminent, thousands of ordinary citizens in Nazi Germany killed themselves in a wave of mass suicides. Florian Huber's book on the taboo story is now available in English....
11:52 2019-07-04

Police in Calif. fatally shoot knife-wielding man Police officers fatally shot a knife-wielding man near the Agua Caliente Casino in Rancho Mirage, California on Tuesday. KESQ-TV reports that the Riverside County Sheriff's Department confirms the man was waving a knife when he was shot. (July 10)        ...
13:01 2019-07-10

Wichita police fatally shoot man who allegedly pointed gun WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 49-year-old Wichita, Kansas, man has been fatally shot by police after allegedly pointing his gun at officers on Memorial Day. Police were called to a south Wichita home around 1:20 a.m. Monday after a caller said her neighbor had been firing shots outside his house. Wichita O...
16:39 2019-05-28

U.S. will shoot down any Iranian drones that fly 'too close' to its ships, official says The United States will destroy any Iranian drones that fly "too close" to its ships in the Strait of Hormuz and has evidence that it shot down a drone on Thursday, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
17:13 2019-07-19

TPD investigating violent armed robberies TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is investigating armed robberies that have occurred around town. According to TPD, between May 18 and June 5, the suspect has committed at least four armed robberies. Police say the man has targeted mostly Domino’s Pizza locations but has robbed other fast-...
07:13 2019-06-07

TPD investigating armed robbery at a KFC on southside TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is investigating reports of an armed robbery at a KFC on Campbell Avenue and Irvington Road. According to officials, the KFC was robbed at gunpoint by several masked individuals. No suspects are in custody at this time. Anyone with information is encourage...
13:39 2019-05-22

TPD: 2 arrested for armed robbery at Walmart Gage Paynter & Paola Rochin / Courtesy: Tucson Police Department Twitter TUCSON –Two suspects in connection to an armed robbery incident were arrested, Tucson Police said on Thursday. Police identified 25-year-old Gage Paynter and 24-year-old Paola Rochin as the suspects from an armed robbery incide...
21:00 2019-05-30

Swedish police shoot threatening man at Malmo train station Swedish police say officers had no choice but to shoot and injure a man who was acting threateningly at Malmo central station. The man has been taken to the hospital and the train station has been evacuated....
02:00 2019-06-11

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected? The government has come up with new rules....
16:52 2019-05-22

Woody Allen to shoot next movie in Spain, with Christoph Waltz Woody Allen is set to shoot his next movie in Spain this summer with Oscar winner Christoph Waltz, the director's first film project since "A Rainy Day in New York" that was shelved at the height of the #MeToo movement....
02:00 2019-06-05

Police shoot wrong-way driver on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a trooper shot and wounded a man driving the wrong way on New Orleans’ tourist-filled Bourbon Street. A statement released late Thursday said troopers helping close traffic lanes on Bourbon Street saw a car driving toward pedestrians around 7 p.m. ...
08:52 2019-05-31

Police: Richmond Woman Threatens To Shoot Door Down During Domestic RICHMOND, Ky. (WBON) – Richmond Police were dispatched to a domestic violence call and arrested a woman for 4th degree assault. According to WBON in Richmond, Tenicia Chauntay Hays had a gun and was threatening to shoot the lock off the victim’s door. When officers arrived, Hays no longe...
16:39 2019-06-14

Navy plans to shoot nuclear missile from new Columbia-class sub Almost nobody knows where they are at any given time, yet nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines quietly patrol dark domains of the undersea realm in strategically vital waters around the globe, bringing the prospect of unprecedented destruction upon potential enemies -- all as a way to keep pea...
06:26 2019-05-22

Pentagon calls Iran’s shoot-down of drone an ‘unprovoked attack’ The US military on Thursday said Iran carried out an “unprovoked attack” on a surveillance drone that was flying in international airspace. “This was an unprovoked attack on a US surveillance asset that had not violated Iranian airspace at any time during its mission,” Lt. Ge...
21:52 2019-06-20

Panasonic's cinema-centric S1H mirrorless camera can shoot 6K video Panasonic has added a third full-frame mirrorless camera to its L-Mount lineup with the launch of the video-oriented Lumix S1H, revealed at Cine Gear Expo 2019. It packs many of the specs we were hoping for but didn't receive with the S1, like 6K vid......
05:52 2019-06-01

Swedish police shoot man threatening people at train station STOCKHOLM — Swedish police say officers have shot and wounded a man who was threatening people at a train station. Police were quoted Monday by the TT news agency saying that officers had no choice but to shoot him because of his behavior at the central station in the southern Swedish city of Malmo....
16:39 2019-06-10

She tried to shoot someone in a road rage incident. She shot her husband instead, police say Erica Cole was arrested for attempted murder, assault and reckless endangerment after a road rage incident in Alabama.        ...
19:13 2019-07-09

She tried to shoot someone during a road rage incident. She shot her husband instead, police say The woman was arrested on charges of shooting her husband in an attempt to shoot someone else in an act of road rage.        ...
14:52 2019-07-09

Woody Allen to shoot new film this summer with Christoph Waltz The writer-director has confirmed that he will shoot his 51st film in San Sebastian after his deal with Amazon was terminated Woody Allen will shoot his 51st film in Spain this summer with a cast including Christoph Waltz and Gina Gershon.The writer-director was dropped by Amazon after resurfaced al...
20:26 2019-06-04

Kendall Jenner Strips Nude for a NSFW Photo Shoot Kendall Jenner leaves little to the imagination in her latest glamour pics. The 23-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and model poses completely naked in a sizzling photo shoot......
00:52 2019-07-20

Agents shoot, kill man at California-Mexico border crossing SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents shot and killed a man who refused to stop at California’s border with Mexico. San Diego police say the shooting took place Monday night in a secondary vehicle inspection area near the San Ysidro Port of Entry. Police say the suspect’...
14:52 2019-06-04

PCSD looks for person of interest in May 20 armed robbery TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department needs your help in identifying a person of interest that may have information about a recent bank robbery. On May 20, at the National Bank of Arizona near River Road and La Cholla Boulevard. A man showed the teller a gun and demanded large bills that he stuf...
08:39 2019-05-31

Armed man busted outside New Jersey elementary school A Delaware man armed with a handgun loaded with hollow-point bullets was busted Thursday outside an elementary school in New Jersey, authorities said Friday. Thomas J. Wilkie was found in the front seat of his 2019 Mitsubishi SUV parked in the lot of Tamaques Elementary School in Westfield — after p...
00:26 2019-06-15

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January’s inauguration of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as president. The experts monitoring U.N. sanctions against Congo said in a report to t...
03:00 2019-06-14

TPD investigating armed robbery in central Tucson TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is looking to identify a suspect involved in an armed robbery in central Tucson. According to TPD, the suspect has robbed the Circle K at Grant and Oracle two times. Each time the suspect is armed with a knife and steals alcohol. Detectives need help iden...
06:52 2019-05-24

Hundreds of teachers are preparing for ‘Train a Teacher Day,’ where they’ll learn how to shoot guns Getty "National Train a Teacher Day" is an annual movement put forth by pro-gun groups meant to teach educators how to use firearms. Nearly 300 gun shops around the country will offer free training and safety programs to teachers. Pro-gun activists and lobbyist groups have been trying for years t...
23:39 2019-07-19

Border shootout: Agents shoot, kill man at California-Mexico crossing U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents shot and killed armed man who opened fire on them at a California-Mexico border crossing.        ...
02:39 2019-06-05

Swedish police shoot man at Malmo central station after bomb threat Police on Monday shot and injured a man at the central station in Malmo in southern Sweden after witnesses said he made threats and claimed to be carrying explosives and firearms, law enforcement officials said....
00:52 2019-06-11

Women's World Cup kicks off as hosts France shoot for historic double The biggest Women’s World Cup in history begins in Paris on Friday but in the city there is not the air of anticipation you would expectNearly one million tickets have been sold for the Women’s World Cup before the start of the tournament on Friday, organisers say.In the biggest and – Fifa, football...
09:52 2019-06-07

Police identify man they claim paid hit men to shoot Red Sox star David Ortiz World Series champion was attacked in Dominican RepublicDR authorities say they are closing on motive Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz. They added that they were closing in on the motive behind the shooting of the three-time Worl...
16:26 2019-06-18

Swedish police say officers shoot man threatening people at train station STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish police say officers shoot man threatening people at train station. The post Swedish police say officers shoot man threatening people at train station appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:13 2019-06-10

Will Natalie Halcro Make It to Her Important Photo Shoot After Coming Down With "the Plague"? It's London, baby. On Sunday's all-new Relatively Nat & Liv, Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson headed to London for an important work trip. While many of the Halcro-Pierson......
06:26 2019-06-24

California police release on bail man suspected of threatening to shoot a synagogue US law enforcement officials are facing scrutiny over whether they are minimizing the threat posed by white supremacist terroristsCalifornia police arrested a man suspected of making online threats to shoot up a Jewish temple, saying he had a fascination with Adolf Hitler and planned to emulate mass...
01:13 2019-06-19

Boyfriend in murder-for-hire cop case accused of threatening to shoot man over ring The alleged mob wannabe who authorities say ratted out his NYPD girlfriend in a murder-for-hire plot appeared in Manhattan court Tuesday in a separate case — which accuses him of threatening to shoot a man over a diamond ring. John DiRubba, who dropped the dime on gal pal Officer Valerie Cincinelli,...
21:52 2019-05-28

Teacher allegedly threatened to ‘shoot up’ school, had signal to warn some colleagues An elementary school teacher in North Carolina threatened to “shoot up” her school — and plotted a secret message to warn colleagues before she was to open fire, authorities said. Kristen Michelle Thompson, 38, abruptly resigned from her position at Pathways Elementary School on Friday after teacher...
23:00 2019-05-22

Germany's Greens shoot into first place in poll, overtaking Merkel's conservatives The Greens have overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to become the most popular party in Germany, an opinion poll released on Saturday showed, while her Socialist SPD coalition partners fell to an all-time low....
02:39 2019-06-02

Chicago police shoot, kill brother of suspect wanted in murder of boy, 15 The brother of a man wanted in connection to the murder of a 15-year-old boy earlier this month was fatally shot by Chicago police officers Tuesday afternoon after an armed confrontation near an elementary school....
22:39 2019-05-29

Ph.D. candidate's maternity-style photo shoot with thesis goes viral Sarah Whelan Curtis, a Ph.D. candidate at Emory University, did a maternity-style photoshoot with her thesis. It went viral on Twitter.        ...
00:13 2019-06-06

"Shoot Me," Said Haryana Congress Chief, Blamed In Meet On Election Rout Confronted with the Congress's atrocious performance in Haryana in the national election, party chief Ashok Tanwar stormed out of a meeting on Tuesday after shouting: "If you want to get rid of me,......
13:26 2019-06-06

New Air Force nuclear-armed ICBMs to deploy by 2029 The Pentagon will have new, upgraded nuclear-armed Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles operational by 2029, launching a new era in nuclear weapons technology -- to include improved targeting, guidance technology and overall resilience against enemy attacks and attempted intercepts....
23:26 2019-06-20

Police Arrest Alleged “Armed and Horny” Intruder ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WAVE 3) – Police in Hardin County arrested a man who they say entered a woman’s apartment and told her he was “armed and horny.” According to WAVE 3 News in Louisville, a woman was sleeping on her couch when Stephen Michael Lindsey, 40, entered her apartme...
16:39 2019-06-21

Air Force set for new nuclear-armed cruise missile for 2030 Should major global powers be immersed in a high-stakes, dangerous escalation of tension, raising the possibility of a nuclear confrontation, could the existence of a long-range nuclear-armed cruise missile provide that unique additional variable necessary to keep the peace?...
15:52 2019-07-10

Armed man in custody after ramming police cruiser during chase PICTURE ROCKS, Ariz. – An armed man is in police custody after he reportedly rammed a Marana police cruiser during a vehicle chase Thursday morning. He was just captured — Marana Police Dept (@MaranaPD) July 12, 2019 Kyle Montgomery, 25, was apprehended Thursday afternoon by Marana Police De...
19:52 2019-07-12

Armed robber holds up two banks with a ripe avocado Holy guacamole, this guy’s got stones. A 47-year-old man in from Beersheba, the largest city in Israel’s Negev desert, has been arrested for aggravated robbery after stealing nearly 30,000 Israeli shekels (about $8,300 US) from two banks in the region. His weapon of choice? An avocado. T...
19:26 2019-06-10

Member of armed border group indicted for impersonation GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — A man who has been a spokesman for a group of armed civilians patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border has been charged with impersonating a U.S. officer or employee. Federal prosecutors in New Mexico say an indictment returned Wednesday by a grand jury in that state charged 44-year-o...
20:39 2019-06-23

Kay Jewelers splits with worker who banned armed deputy STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Kay Jewelers has split with a North Carolina store manager who wouldn’t allow a deputy to pick up an engagement ring because the deputy was wearing his service weapon. The Charlotte Observer reports the store said on Facebook Thursday that the Statesville worker is no ...
13:52 2019-06-07

Man armed with two kitchen knives is tasered at Gatwick Airport A man has been arrested at Gatwick Airport after attempting to go through security wielding a kitchen knife in each hand and making "threats to kill", police have confirmed....
21:13 2019-06-03

Armed With Bat, Another BJP Leader Threatens Officials In Madhya Pradesh Days after Indore legislator Akash Vijayvargiya was seen thrashing a civic body official on national television, a youth leader of the party today landed at the Damoh municipality office wielding a......
20:26 2019-06-28

Several Agencies Searching For Alleged “Armed & Dangerous” Suspect (LEX 18) – Law enforcement agencies in Mercer County are searching for a drug trafficking suspect who is considered to be armed and dangerous. According to a post by the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office, Christopher Lee Harlan has multiple warrants out of the county on charges of  contempt...
17:00 2019-06-19

Man exonerated in armed robbery to walk free after 17 years GRETNA, La. (AP) — A man convicted for a 2001 armed robbery in suburban New Orleans has been exonerated after serving more than 17 years behind bars. The 2003 conviction of 41-year-old Royal Clark Jr. was vacated Thursday morning by a state judge in Jefferson Parish. Clark, still wearing orange pris...
19:52 2019-06-27

Armed gang kills at least 34 in northwest Nigeria, police say An armed gang killed at least 34 people in attacks on villages in northwest Nigeria, police said on Sunday, part of a wave of violence the government has blamed on bandits....
16:39 2019-06-16

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
02:00 2019-05-23

Armed man at-large after ramming police cruiser during chase LIVE LOOK: Pima County Sheriff's Department said the man was last seen armed with a long gun at Ina Road and Featherstone Loop near Picture Rocks. http://bit.ly/2S9AKrK Posted by News 4 Tucson – KVOA on Thursday, July 11, 2019 PICTURE ROCKS, Arihttps://www.facebook.com/kvoa4/videos/6184...
22:26 2019-07-11

Kyoto Fire Suspect Was Once Jailed for Armed Robbery A man suspected of starting a fire that killed 33 people at a Kyoto animation studio was once jailed for armed robbery and earlier this week threatened a neighbor with violence, according to the neighbor....
18:26 2019-07-19

Japan stabbing attack leaves at least 2 dead, 16 hurt; suspect dead, reports say A knife-wielding man attacked commuters -- including schoolchildren -- waiting at a suburban Tokyo bus stop during the morning rush hour Tuesday, killing at least one person and wounding at least 19 others before he killed himself, Japanese police and media said....
08:39 2019-05-28

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar E3 2019 PC rumours Red Dead Redemption 2 updates this week extend beyond mere content updates to the game and Red Dead Online, but also some sneaky suspicions that the game could be released on PC too....
17:00 2019-06-09

11 Dead In Shooting At Government Building In Virginia; Gunman Shot Dead A longtime municipal employee in Virginia Beach shot and killed 11 people Friday afternoon and injured several others inside a public works building before he was killed in an exchange of gunfire with......
03:26 2019-06-01

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar Soundtrack Release Date Red Dead Redemption 2 news this week focuses on some new content updates for Red Dead Online and a surprise announcement for The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Soundtrack...
21:26 2019-06-15

England hero Jordan Pickford savours scoring in penalty shoot-out win – video Jordan Pickford reveals he was nervous before stepping up for his penalty against Switzerland, but weeks of practise prepared him to become England's first goalkeeper to take one in a competitive game. Pickford emerged as an unlikely saviour when he scored one penalty and saved another in the shoot-...
00:00 2019-06-10

California man accused of hate crimes sent letters threatening to shoot minorities, prosecutors say California prosecutors have filed 10 felony charges against a 62-year-old man Tuesday after he allegedly mailed greeting cards—threatening to shoot minority homeowners and property managers, who moved into his neighborhood. ...
20:26 2019-07-18

Dominican Republic police: Suspects were hired to shoot David Ortiz; six detained The director of the Dominican Republic police revealed that the suspects charged 400,000 pesos to shoot the former MLB star.       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

He threatened to bomb, shoot Harvard's first black commencement. Now, he gets prison time Nicholas Zuckerman, 25, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for threatening to bomb Harvard University and shoot its first-ever black commencement.        ...
22:39 2019-07-18

Wolves beat Man City in penalty shoot-out to win Premier League Asia Trophy Rui Patricio saved three penalties as Wolves defeated Premier League champions Manchester City to claim the Premier League Asia Trophy in a penalty shootout in Shanghai on Saturday....
20:39 2019-07-20

He threatened to bomb, shoot up Harvard's first black commencement. Now, he gets prison time Nicholas Zuckerman, 25, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for threatening to bomb Harvard University and shoot up its first-ever black commencement.        ...
03:13 2019-07-19

Leon Edwards: MMA saved me from being 'dead, in prison or dead broke' Leon Edwards will fight Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday. For Edwards, getting to this point meant leaving a life filled with violence, crime and gangs....
16:39 2019-07-18

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the same period, UN researchers said on Monday....
17:00 2019-07-08

Former boxing world champ arrested after armed standoff with police Former Olympic boxing gold medalist and world championship boxer Meldrick Taylor was arrested Monday after an armed standoff with Philidelphia police. ...
23:13 2019-06-04

Nearly 900 children released by north-east Nigeria armed group The decision by a large armed group based in north-east Nigeria to release nearly 900 youngsters has been welcomed by UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, which has warned that those freed will need long-term help if they are to lead a normal life in the future....
15:39 2019-05-21

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an official said....
02:26 2019-06-06

Venezuela's mining arc: a legal veneer for armed groups to plunder Their methods and origins differ, but their hunger for gold drives violence – and any foreign incursion could trigger escalationLate 2016, Nicolás Maduro tweeted a photograph of himself with a smile on his face and a gleaming ingot in his hands – but not all that glitters is gold.Venezuela claims to...
14:26 2019-06-08

Armed Utah teachers practice responding to school shootings Active shooter training for educators is becoming more common nationwide, and Utah is one of several states that generally allow permit holders to carry guns in public schools....
23:13 2019-07-05

Crime kills more people than armed conflicts, UN study finds Far more people are killed in homicides around the world than in conflict zones, a sweeping UN study has found. The rates of women being killed due to domestic violence is also on the rise....
14:00 2019-07-08

The radical radio host leading an armed 'colectivo' in Venezuela Before socialist Hugo Chavez swept to power in 1999, the colectivos were leftist activists working in some of Venezuela's poorest slums. Himself a one-time leader of an uprising, Chavez was suspicious of the military, especially following a failed coup against him in 2002. Opposition members say Cha...
04:39 2019-05-25

Armed Sheriff, Who Stood Outside Florida School During Shooting, Charged A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges including child neglect....
09:13 2019-06-05

Carli Lloyd faces the end armed with her most valuable weapon: anger At 36, the coming World Cup will likely be Carli Lloyd’s last. But, as always, others’ doubts will only make her more dangerousIt seemed like a fairly innocuous question – complimentary even. Carli Lloyd had been in such good form recently as the Women’s World Cup approaches, scoring five goals in h...
16:00 2019-06-07

UPDATED: Guterres condemns armed attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali A violent attack against the United Nation's Integrated Stabilization Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) that left one peacekeeper dead on Saturday, drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Guterres. ...
16:13 2019-05-21

Armed group abducts nation's leading female politician One of Libya's most prominent female politicians has been abducted from her home in Benghazi by an armed militia, according to her family, and has not been heard from for three days....
13:00 2019-07-21

Police: Suspect arrested, another at large in Nico’s armed robbery Armed robbery at Nico’s Taco Shop at 2965 N. Campbell Avenue on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. TUCSON – Tucson police responded to an armed robbery incident at a restaurant in central Tucson early Tuesday morning. Police say two armed men entered Nico’s Taco Shop on 2965 N. Campbell Avenue, near Fort Lowel...
18:00 2019-06-18

Suspect sought in armed robbery at south side Circle K TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for a man for his alleged involvement in an armed robbery at a south side convenience store. According to TPD, the man reportedly entered a Circle K on the south side and implied to an employee that he had a weapon. The suspect then demanded ...
01:00 2019-07-03

Russian UN employee detained by Kosovo in armed raid on north Country’s president claims UN staff member was ‘camouflaged ... to hamper police operation’A Russian UN employee was among more than two dozen people detained by Kosovo police in an armed raid into the Serb-dominated north of the country that has sparked international tensions.Moscow denounced it as...
19:13 2019-05-28

Marine or mermaid? Service member's photo shoot a joke for buddies deployed overseas, he says A U.S. Marine stationed in Florida got a little risqué recently, posing as a mermaid in a professional photo shoot – all to raise the spirits of his buddies deployed overseas, according to reports....
09:52 2019-06-08

Hate Thy Neighbor: Man Allegedly Sent Hallmark Cards Threatening to Shoot ‘Minorities’ Who Move Into His Neighborhood Authorities charged a California man with hate crimes upon finding a cache of weapons and ammunition in his home, after he was accused of sending threatening greeting cards to his non-white neighbors....
00:26 2019-07-18

Not-So-Great News For The Future Of Television: The Scene In ‘Chernobyl’ Where They Shoot All The Dogs Has The Highest TV Ratings Ever TV fans, prepare yourselves, because there’s some news that may be not-so-great for the future of televised entertainment as we know it: HBO has reported that the scene in Chernobyl where the Russian soldiers shoot all the dogs has broken all previous viewership records and is now the highest-rated ...
17:00 2019-06-04

'Titans' crew member dies after 'accident' at special effects facility during 'preparation' for shoot A special effects coordinator from DC Universe's show "Titans" has died following an accident at a special effects facility, Warner Bros. announced on Thursday. ...
04:26 2019-07-19

Exclusive: Colombian armed groups recruiting desperate Venezuelans, army says Venezuela's crisis is spilling across the border into Colombia as Marxist rebels and right-wing paramilitaries recruit migrants to strengthen their ranks, according to five Colombian military commanders. ...
13:52 2019-06-20

Armed thug robs food delivery man of e-bike in East Harlem A food delivery man was robbed of his e-bike at gunpoint in East Harlem, police said Sunday. The 23-year-old was dropping off food on Fifth Avenue, near 127th Street, just after 1:30 a.m. Saturday when he was approached by an armed man, cops said. “Give me your shit,” the robber said, ac...
21:39 2019-06-16

Gun control in heavily-armed Switzerland faces May 19 vote, and the Swiss are grumbling In the world’s first referendum of its kind, citizens of this Alpine nation will head to the polls on May 19 to decide on stricter gun control.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Oregon state senator faces hearing on 'heavily armed' comment An Oregon state senator who was among Republican lawmakers who fled the Capitol last month to scuttle a vote on a bill to fight climate change faces a conduct hearing over remarks tinged with threats of violence about any efforts to force the senators to return....
05:13 2019-07-06

Handcuffed man makes balls-to-wall escape to safety during armed standoff A handcuffed half-naked man could be seen climbing down a ladder to safety during an armed standoff with police in Mexico, a report said. The shooting took place in Jalisco State and left two people dead, including a state prosecutor, as the nearly nude man desperately tried to escape captivity, acc...
00:39 2019-06-22

Public helps Marana Police arrest a suspected armed robber MARANA – It was at a Motel 6 on Ina near the freeway when a teenage boy walked in and robbed the night clerk. The male subject displayed a handgun from his right pocket, pointed at the clerk and demanded money. It happened on June 18 around 2:30 a.m. It was all caught on surveillance cameras. ...
08:52 2019-07-16

United States Approves Sale Of Armed Drones To India: Report The Trump administration has approved the sale of armed drones to India and has offered integrated air and missile defence systems aimed at helping the country boost its military capabilities and......
14:00 2019-06-08

Call of Duty Endowment, the charity all gamers should be supporting this Armed Forces Day Armed Forces Day is this Saturday and for Call of Duty fans there's no excuse not to do your bit to help support ex-forces personnel, by getting involved with the Call of Duty Endowment in-game digital items....
19:39 2019-06-27

CNN host faces criticism after strange comment about armed rape survivor CNN host Chris Cuomo seemed to raise eyebrows on Twitter Wednesday when he tweeted an enigmatic comment about one of the National Rifle Association's (NRA) promotional videos....
02:13 2019-05-30

Japan's Abe warns of armed conflict amid soaring U.S.-Iran tension Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned of unintended clashes in the crisis-hit Middle East after meeting the Iranian president in Tehran on Wednesday, amid a brewing confrontation between Iran and the United States....
00:39 2019-06-13

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-aligned militias, who falsely accused him of collaborating with leftwing guerrillas. The other was riddl...
18:00 2019-07-20

Woman armed with two machetes allegedly threatened to kill owner at ax-throwing bar She shouldn’t have ‘axed.’ A homeless woman with a machete in each hand made the mistake of her life when she sidled into an ax-throwing bar in St. Petersburg — asked for one of their weapons — and was quickly shown the door by dozens of hatchet-wielding Floridians. The woman, iden...
20:13 2019-06-05

German armed forces helicopter has crashed in northern Germany: police A German armed forces helicopter crashed in northern Germany on Monday, a police spokesman said, but he could not confirm a report that one person was killed in the incident....
15:39 2019-07-01

Police confirm crashed helicopter belonged to German armed forces The helicopter that crashed in northern Germany belongs to Germany's armed forces, a spokesman for local police said on Monday, adding that he could not confirm whether one person was killed....
15:39 2019-07-01

Cambodia denies deal to allow armed Chinese forces at its naval base The agreement between Cambodia and China would give China an enhanced ability to assert contested territorial claims and economic interests in the South China Sea, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
07:39 2019-07-22

United Airlines flight diverts back to Hawaii after flames shoot out of the plane's engine An United Airlines flight was diverted back to Honolulu on Sunday after flames starting shooting from one of the plane's engines.        ...
14:13 2019-05-28

2 brothers armed with tomahawk and knife are shot by Australian counter terrorism police Two brothers armed with a knife and tomahawk were shot by police in Australia on Wednesday after a confrontation escalated when authorities tried to question the pair about a ongoing terror probe....
19:39 2019-06-12

Armed With Metal Rods, Hong Kong Protesters Break Parliament Doors Hong Kong protesters streamed into the legislature building on the 22nd anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday in a direct challenge to Beijing, amid widespread anger over......
00:26 2019-07-02

Agents feared riots, armed themselves because of dire conditions at migrant facility, DHS report says WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The government’s own internal watchdog warned as far back as May that conditions at an El Paso, Texas, border station were so bad that border agents were arming themselves against possible riots, countering Friday’s assertion by a top Trump administration official that report...
00:52 2019-07-02

CNN's Chris Cuomo responds to backlash after being accused of 'mocking' armed rape survivor CNN anchor Chris Cuomo responded to several critics who slammed him on Wednesday over a tweet that seemed to have mocked National Rifle Association (NRA) member Kimberly Corban. ...
10:39 2019-05-30

David Ortiz shooting suspect wanted in 2017 New Jersey armed robberies Rolfi Ferreira Cruz, who police said admitted to shooting David Ortiz, is connected to two 2017 armed robberies in Clifton, New Jersey.       ...
04:39 2019-06-15

Leader of armed group at U.S. border seeks psychiatric evaluation ahead of trial The leader of an armed group that stopped migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border has sought a psychiatric evaluation to determine if he is competent to stand trial in New Mexico on a weapons charge....
06:13 2019-07-11

Agents armed themselves amid fears of riots at Texas migrant station: report US government inspectors reviewing an El Paso, Texas, migrant station warned as far back as May that conditions were so bad that border agents were arming themselves for possible riots, according to a report. The findings in a report by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector...
21:52 2019-07-01

China strikes secret deal to allow armed forces at Cambodian naval base: WSJ China will be able to place armed forces at a Cambodian naval base under a secret agreement the two nations have reached, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
04:13 2019-07-22

Pentagon seeks laser-armed space drones to attack enemy ICBMs Laser-armed drones operating in space may soon sense, track, target and ultimately incinerate enemy Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles flying above the earth’s atmosphere....
14:26 2019-06-17

North Carolina firefighter honors newborn daughter, fallen heroes in touching Memorial Day photo shoot A North Carolina firefighter celebrated the birth of his daughter amid a sea of American flags in a viral Memorial Day photo meant to honor those who ensured Capt. Kevin Phillips' newborn grew up in the land of the free....
21:26 2019-05-28

Canadian government agrees to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement for claims of sexual misconduct in the armed forces The Canadian government has agreed to pay a nearly $1 billion settlement to members of the Armed Forces and Department of National Defense who allege widespread sexual misconduct....
14:39 2019-07-19

Partisan divide marks defense budget battle in House Armed Services Committee BATTLELINES DRAWN: The House Armed Services Committee continues the work of nailing down just what will be funded in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, amid increased grumbling from Republicans that Democrats are running roughshod over the bipartisan tradition of defense funding. The fu...
15:26 2019-06-05

UN monitoring team in Yemen verifies pullout of armed forces from crucial port zones The UN team set up to monitor the ceasefire agreement between warring parties in Yemen has formally verified the pullout of armed Ansar Allah, or Houthi forces, from port zones in the country that are crucial to the flow of humanitarian aid, describing cooperation they have received so far as “very ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Footage of porous US-Mexico border purportedly shows armed coyote smuggling dozens with ease Footage filmed at a porous section of the U.S. border with Mexico purports to show scores of migrants paying off an armed smuggler – known as a coyote – to come into the U.S., highlighting not only the ease of entry but the flourishing business of the smuggling industry....
21:52 2019-06-12

Crime Trackers: Serial armed robber caught on camera punching Domino’s Pizza employee TUCSON – Police need your help in identifying an armed robber that has held up six fast food restaurants between May 18 and June 6. Pima County Sheriff’s Department Robbery Assault unit is also working cases. Det. Eric Heath said two cases involved a Domino’s Pizza restaurant. Pima County Sheriff...
09:52 2019-06-08

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
06:13 2019-06-08

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in southern province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, which is on the Gulf, the Guards' news website Sepah News said on Thursday....
08:52 2019-06-20

'If he ... sees me, he’s going to shoot me': Dallas photographer Tom Fox recounts his story of survival Photographer Tom Fox was mere feet away from a gunman who opened fire at a Dallas federal courthouse on Monday.        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

'So sad... hahahaha just kidding!': Parents have empty nesters photo shoot and we stan 22-year-old Haley Marie was the last of her siblings to move out. Her and her parents celebrated by doing an empty nesters photo shoot.        ...
18:13 2019-05-30

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Acts began Wednesday morning and was still going strong at 5 a.m. this morning, with the most contentious issues resisting any bipartisan compromise in a marathon overnight session. The bill passed...
16:26 2019-06-13

University of Pittsburgh student threatens to shoot black man 'legally ... like George Zimmerman' University of Pittsburgh student Ethan Kozak has been interviewed by city and university police for slur-laden messages he sent to DJ Matthews.        ...
22:26 2019-07-02

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
23:26 2019-06-14

Shortage Of Nearly 1,500 IAS Officers, Says Centre There is a shortage of nearly 1,500 IAS officers in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Officers in position as on January 1, 2019, was 5,205, against the total authorised strength of......
14:13 2019-07-10

Wisconsin man who helped US troops in Vietnam stands up to armed carjackers in Wisconsin on Memorial Day A Vietnam veteran's trip to his garden on Memorial Day almost turned deadly when he was confronted by a group of armed men who were trying to steal his car....
21:26 2019-05-28

Centre College President Retires DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – The president of Centre College plans to retire next year, school officials announced. John Roush announced Friday that he will retire on June 30, 2020, a year after the college’s Bicentennial. Roush has been with the college for 22 years. Roush will turn 70 on h...
21:52 2019-05-24

There's a Mental Health Crisis in ICE Detention Nooses made from bedsheets, suicidal detainees being pepper sprayed, and mentally ill migrants placed in solitary confinement: These are just some of the horrible aspects of the dire state of mental health care in ICE detention facilities, according to a Politico report published yesterday....
16:52 2019-07-22

Australian freed in N. Korea keeps mum about detention An Australian student has thanked Swedish and his country’s diplomats for securing his release in North Korea but is keeping mum about what led to his weeklong detention...
07:39 2019-07-05

Journalist released after 15 months in ICE detention A Memphis journalist who was arrested while covering an immigration protest and detained by US immigration officials for more than 15 months has been released, his attorneys said....
22:39 2019-07-12

What Is Happening at Migrant Detention Centers? Here’s What to Know In light of recent reports of overcrowded and unsanitary conditions at migrant detention centers run by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and other federal agencies, top Democrats have summoned the acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the acting Secretary of Homeland ...
20:52 2019-07-10

Behind the scenes at the BTCC's mobile technical centre New unit replaces two trucks and has in-built comms mast The experts in the TOCA truck use advanced kit to ensure British Touring Car Championship racing is fair and above board The Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship’s tightly controlled technical regulations are a key reason it regularly ...
08:52 2019-07-08

'Like the centre of a wheel': the eternal influence of Joy Division Forty years after their debut album, the Manchester band continue to influence not just music, but graphic design, literature, film and more. Moby, the Killers, Jon Savage and others explain whyI initially saw Joy Division when they were known as Warsaw in 1977, but the first time I thought they wer...
01:13 2019-06-19

"Centre Has Not Given Nod To Change West Bengal's Name," Says Minister The Centre has not yet given its nod to change the name of West Bengal to ''Bangla'' as proposed by the Mamata Banerjee government, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said on Wednesday....
16:00 2019-07-03

Centre Increases "Green" Budget To Rs 2,954 Crore The Centre on Friday increased the allocation for Environment Ministry from last fiscal by 10.4 per cent to Rs 2,954.72 crore for 2019-20 in what was termed as a "green budget" by Prime Minister......
20:13 2019-07-05

Intel's cascade of data centre riches Customers will need to spend time matching Intel's new Cascade Lake processors to applications, and working out how best to deploy Optane DC memory, but there are real performance benefits to be had....
15:52 2019-06-17

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
20:52 2019-06-05

Centre Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Farmers The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture information to farmers....
01:13 2019-07-04

U.S. Hurricane Centre says 60% chance of cyclone over Bay of Campeche A broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Campeche has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
09:52 2019-06-03

| Nearly 40 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike in their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been trying for three months to seize the capital....
12:00 2019-07-03

'This is an emergency': the volunteers bailing out migrants from detention One woman’s story of helping a migrant by paying their bail has inspired others to offer bond money of their ownFor more than a year, Julie Sharron went quietly crazy reading news stories about migrants detained at the border, herded into detention centers, separated from their children and demonize...
13:52 2019-07-21

At least 30 killed in hit on Tripoli migrant detention center: U.N. At least 30 migrants were killed in an overnight strike on a Tripoli migrant detention center and dozens were injured, the United Nations refugee agency said on Wednesday....
11:39 2019-07-03

U.N.: Child detention at U.S. border cruel, inhumane The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
23:26 2019-07-08

Airstrike hits detention center in Libya An airstike hit a migrant detention center near the capital city of Tripoli, killing at elast 40 people. Libyan government blames the self-styled Libyan National Army (July 3)        ...
20:52 2019-07-03

Children Say the Horrors of Border Detention Are Not Just Due to Overcrowding A new report from NBC contains allegations that children kept in a border facility in Yuma, AZ faced intentional cruelty from border agents, in addition to the indignities and suffering from overcrowding. Some described sexual assaults by agents, while others described retaliation from agents when t...
23:00 2019-07-10

Tlaib decries immigrant detention through tears House Democrats on Wednesday decried President Donald Trump's treatment of Asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, with Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib saying there were human rights violations happening in detention facilities. (July 10)        ...
23:13 2019-07-10

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized CAIRO (AP) — In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a hangar filled with garbage and sewage, sharing a couple of buckets of water and barely surviving on one meal a day. They say more than 20 died from disease and hunger. The migrants and their advocates...
15:52 2019-06-30

Airstrike Kills 44 in a Libyan Migrant Detention Hub An airstrike on a migrant detention center in Tripoli killed at least 44 people, U.N. officials said, in the deadliest single attack in a three-month long battle for Libya’s capital among the country’s warring factions....
00:26 2019-07-04

Sweden wants extension of rapper’s detention after fight A Swedish prosecutor wants U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm...
13:26 2019-07-19

| 300 migrants 'still held in Libya centre' hit by deadly raid Around 300 migrants are still being held in the detention centre in Libya where more than 44 people were killed in an air strike, the International Organization for Migration said....
16:13 2019-07-05

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining their identity and rights to prohibit discrimination......
22:52 2019-07-10

Centre To Spend Rs 100 Lakh Crore For Infrastructure For Next 5 Years Union Budget 2019: The centre will spend Rs 100 lakh crore on infrastructure upgradation over the next five years, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting Union Budget 2019-20 in the......
12:26 2019-07-05

"Centre Committed To Fiscal Consolidation," Says Finance Minster Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the government is committed to follow the path of fiscal consolidation without compromising on public expenditure....
14:13 2019-07-10

Uber Must Act Against Those Who Harassed Disability Rights Activist: Centre The Centre has asked app-based cab aggregator Uber India to act against two of its drivers, who had allegedly harassed disability rights activist Arman Ali....
23:00 2019-07-04

"Shouldn't Take It Seriously": Centre Downplays Al Qaeda Chief's Threat A day after al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri released a video calling for "unrelenting blows" on India, the central government today brushed it off as just another routine threat that needn't be taken......
15:13 2019-07-11

Centre, Opposition Spar Over Aadhaar Amendments In Parliament The Opposition on Thursday criticised the government during the discussion on amendments to provide legal backing for voluntary seeding of biometric Aadhaar ID with mobile numbers and bank accounts....
19:13 2019-07-04

Centre Won't Initiate Talks With Separatists Anytime Soon, Say Officials The government would not be initiating talks with the Hurriyat anytime soon as the Home Ministry feels talks with separatists would not yield any results, a senior official has told NDTV. "What can......
22:00 2019-07-09

No Nod From Centre For Bengal Name Change, Mamata Banerjee Writes To PM West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to expedite the process of changing the state's name to ''Bangla''....
21:00 2019-07-03

Infiltration Down 43 Per Cent After Balakot Strike, J&K Safer: Centre Security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed an improvement and the net infiltration from across the border has reduced by 43 per cent after a surgical strike was carried out on terror camps......
15:13 2019-07-09

Army Spent Rs 1.24 Crore On Its Dog Squad In 2018-19: Centre The Army incurred Rs 1.24 crore on its dog squad for training, food and expenses such as medicines during 2018-19, Minister of State in the Defence Ministry Shripad Naik said on Wednesday....
21:00 2019-07-03

Punjab Hospital Opens Mobile De-Addiction Centre The mobile de-addiction centre is currently being run by a team of seven members, including a psychiatrist, two pharmacists and three counselors - social, occupational and family counselors...
12:26 2019-07-12

Terrorist Group Using Some Madrasas In Bengal For Radicalisation: Centre Terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh is using some Madrasas in Burdwan and Murshidabad district of West Bengal for radicalization and recruitment activities, Union Home Ministry said on......
00:13 2019-07-03

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations against enemies....
10:13 2019-05-23

PM's Video Message On Yoga Day Sent To All Missions For Screening: Centre All the Indian missions across the world have been asked to celebrate the International Day of Yoga in a grand manner and a video message of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been sent to all embassies......
21:13 2019-06-20

Centre, BJP Trying To "Create Riots" In Bengal, Says Mamata Banerjee Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the Centre of trying to cause riots and bring down her government, saying it was because she was protesting against the BJP's misdeeds. The Chief......
16:13 2019-06-10

8 Air Routes Made Functional Under UDAN Scheme: Centre Eight routes under regional connectivity scheme UDAN have become functional since Friday, taking the total number of operational routes to 194, the Civil Aviation Ministry said in a statement on......
20:39 2019-07-20

Pep Guardiola happy to start season with only three centre-backs • Manchester City manager ‘delighted’ with the squad he has• Guardiola wants Leroy Sané to stay despite Bayern interestPep Guardiola has said it is not vital Manchester City sign a new centre-back before the start of their Premier League title defence. Related: Kompany quits Manchester City to becom...
20:39 2019-07-19

UK's leading mouse genetics centre faces closure Plan to halt academic work at Harwell Institute threatens research including on diabetesBritain’s leading centre for mouse genetics is facing closure in a move that critics say will undermine crucial research on serious diseases and threaten the standing of UK science.The Medical Research Council ha...
21:13 2019-06-20

Mane and Mahrez set to take centre stage in AFCON final "The Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt was perfectly set up for Mohamed Salah to lead his team to the title on home territory and crown his career but Algeria\u0027s Riyad Mahrez and Senegal\u0027s Sadio Mane have stolen the show."...
17:52 2019-07-17

Top Court Gets 4 New Judges As Collegium Overrules Centre's Objections Four new judges are likely to be sworn in as Supreme Court justices soon, taking the total to the court's full strength of 31 for the first time in five years. Justices Aniruddha Bose, AS Bopanna,......
15:00 2019-05-22

Centre Gives Deadline For Implementing "One Nation, One Ration Card" The centre has given states and Union Territories time till June 30, 2020 to roll out the ''one nation, one ration card'' system, under which beneficiaries can buy subsidised foodgrains from ration......
18:00 2019-06-29

Congress Asks Centre Why "Obsolete" IAF AN-32 Fleet Was Not Replaced The Congress on Wednesday expressed concern over the safety and well-being of the IAF personnel on board an AN-32 aircraft that went missing in Arunachal Pradesh after taking off from Assam's Jorhat,......
20:52 2019-06-05

Apple cancels plans for second data centre in Denmark Apple Inc said on Tuesday it had decided to cancel plans for a second data centre in Denmark and the company will expand its other site in the country instead....
17:39 2019-06-11

Centre To Go Ahead With Disinvestment Of Air India: Aviation Ministry Continued support from the government has resulted in an improvement of the financial and operational performances of Air India and the Centre has decided to go ahead with the process of its......
18:52 2019-06-27

Centre To Procure 2 More Supercomputers To Improve Weather Forecast The government will procure two more supercomputers in order to improve weather forecasting in the country, a top ministry official said on Sunday, adding that the combined computing powers would be......
20:00 2019-06-09

Diesel cars could be banned from Bristol city centre News 12 Jun, 2019 Bristol City Council will discuss a proposed ‘Clean Air Plan,’ which suggests banning diesel cars the city centre to combat emissions...
19:52 2019-06-12

Government increases investment in UK electric battery centre A further £28 million will be invested in UK Battery Industralisation Centre near Coventry, as a step towards a British Gigafactory The Government will invest a further £28 million in the new UK Battery Industrialisation Centre, which will be tasked with developing “cutting-edge” electric vehicle b...
15:13 2019-05-21

WA launches new automation courses and Defence Science Centre The state government also secured AU$39 million to purchase new equipment to advance scientific research and support jobs in STEM industries within the state....
13:52 2019-06-12

400 Terrorists Infiltrated Into J&K In 3 Years: Centre Tells Lok Sabha Nearly 400 terrorists infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir in the last three years and 126 of them have been killed by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok......
12:26 2019-07-16

963 Terrorists, 413 Security Personnel Killed In 5 Years In J&K: Centre Over 960 terrorists and 413 security personnel have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir in the last five years, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday....
12:26 2019-07-16

Families Of Soldiers Killed In Pulwama Given Rs 1 Crore In Aid: Centre Families of the 40 CRPF soldiers killed in the Pulwama terror attack have been provided with compensation and monetary benefits amounting to nearly Rs 1 crore, Union Minister Nityanand Rai said in......
14:13 2019-07-17

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children from their families, cramming people into overcrowded detention cells, and preventing refugees from ac...
21:39 2019-06-21

Migrant children in detention facility draw themselves in cages EL PASO, Texas (NBC NEWS) — Migrant children should not be held in detention centers, the incoming president of the American Academy of Pediatrics said Wednesday after touring Customs and Border Protection facilities last week. “Children do not belong in Customs and Border Protection facilities, or ...
01:00 2019-07-05

County transforming detention facility into migrant shelter TUCSON – Construction workers have already started working to transform part of the Juvenile Justice Complex into a temporary migrant shelter. Catholic Community Services along with the county, hope to get the facility up and running as a temporary migrant shelter in just a few weeks. Even th...
06:00 2019-07-18

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said....
00:52 2019-07-04

Sweden won’t seek Assange’s detention, court rules COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish court has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain and suspected of rape in Sweden, shouldn’t be detained in absentia. Monday’s ruling by the Uppsala District Court doesn’t mean a preliminary investigation in Swe...
16:52 2019-06-03

U.K. Couple End Joint Hunger Strike Over Her Detention in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian national, has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016. Her husband camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy in London to demand her release....
14:39 2019-06-29

Trudeau raises detention of 2 Canadians with China’s Xi at G20 summit Canada and China are going through a "challenging moment" right now, Trudeau said in his summit closing press conference, adding that direct conversations are key to moving forward....
15:01 2019-06-29

| Migrant whose daughter died slams 'cruelty' of US detention A Guatemalan woman whose infant daughter died after being held by US immigration authorities denounced the "cruelty" of the country's migrant detention centers on Wednesday....
20:13 2019-07-11

Australian student released from detention in North Korea Australia's prime minister said Alek Sigley was "safe and well" after being released from North Korea. It was the first time an official confirmed the 29-year-old had been detained since he went missing last week....
11:52 2019-07-04

Mexican authorities send more migrants to detention center ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in southern Mexico have sent about 100 more migrants to a detention center amid the government’s push to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States. Civil rights activist Luis Arbey Perez Cruz in the municipality o...
23:13 2019-06-23

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, for the second time since March....
15:52 2019-05-21

A Timeline of Despair in Australia’s Offshore Detention Centers The New York Times worked with human rights groups and asylum seekers on Manus Island to examine a rash of suicide attempts and acts of self-harm since Australia’s May 18 election....
20:26 2019-06-27

Migrants return to bombed Libya detention center A Libyan detention center where an airstrike killed more than 50 people two weeks ago is filling up with migrants again, and work has resumed at a weapons workshop in the compound...
17:39 2019-07-16

Will our migrant detention cages be studied in tomorrow’s museums? A Hirshhorn exhibit, “The Evidence Room,” spotlights the architecture of Auschwitz, exposing the many banal contributions of ordinary people “just following orders” to a colossal moral failure....
16:00 2019-07-18

Sweden requests detention order for Julian Assange The development sets up a possible future tug-of-war between Sweden and the United States over any extradition of Assange from Britain.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

How a congressional trip to a border detention center went wrong Democrats described brutal conditions as ProPublica reported demeaning Facebook posts attributed to border officialsThe trip was seen as a simple fact-finding mission for members of Congress to view conditions at the border. But within hours of their arrival in Texas to tour facilities, the visit ha...
00:39 2019-07-03

U.S. border surge eases but detention conditions grim The record surge of Central American families at the U.S. southwest border has begun to ease after tougher enforcement efforts in Mexico but conditions in migrant detention facilities remain dire, according to Mexican and U.S. officials....
12:52 2019-07-03

Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian tanker to August 15 Gibraltar's supreme court has granted a 30-day extension to allow authorities there to continue to detain the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 until Aug. 15....
13:39 2019-07-19

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday....
12:00 2019-07-08

Instead of Being Horrified By Migrant Detention Centers, Pence Is ‘Inspired’ By CBP Vice President Mike Pence accompanied Lindsey Graham and other Republican senators on a tour of two migrant detention centers in Texas on Friday in an effort to downplay the horrifying conditions that thousands of migrants—including children—are being held in....
21:26 2019-07-13

Russia suspends police officers over detention of journalist Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said on Tuesday that an internal inquiry into the detention last week of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was underway and that he had suspended the police officers involved....
18:26 2019-06-11

Australia 'deeply disappointed' by writer's detention in China Australia is "deeply disappointed" that Chinese-born writer Yang Hengjun had been transferred to criminal detention in China, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said in a statement on Friday....
08:00 2019-07-19

Airstrike kills 44 migrants in Libyan detention center The U.N. mission to Libya says at least 44 migrants were killed when an airstrike hit the detention facility where they were being held near the Libyan capital...
03:00 2019-07-04

Overcrowding, abuse seen at Mexico migrant detention center TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic’s eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 3-by-4-yard (-meter) pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce. Women slept in hallways or in the dining hall amo...
07:00 2019-06-17

The Latest: Freed US resident blasts Iran over detention U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released from Iran following several years imprisonment says he was subjected to “kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial”...
17:52 2019-06-11

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically denying them parole....
01:52 2019-05-31

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicized drug case. A lawyer for Seuxis Hernandez confirmed Thursday’s release after the Supreme Court ordered his immediate liberation. Colombia’...
02:00 2019-05-31

San Francisco will close its youth detention center by 2021 San Francisco will close its juvenile hall by the end of 2021 after supervisors voted to end the practice of holding children in jail cells while they await their judicial fate....
21:52 2019-06-05

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the attack on forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, but his militants denied it....
05:52 2019-07-03

"Situation Under Control": Bengal Counters Centre's Advisory On Violence There were only a few "stray post-poll clashes" in West Bengal and the situation in the state was "under control", the Mamata Banerjee government said Sunday in a letter to the centre, which had......
03:26 2019-06-10

Williams back on Centre Court to face Strycova in semifinals Back on Centre Court and back in the semifinals of a major tournament, Serena Williams will take on Barbora Strycova at Wimbledon       ...
14:00 2019-07-11

"India Can't Be Refugee Capital": Centre To Top Court On Assam NRC List Lakhs of people have been wrongly included in the draft National Register of Citizens being prepared in Assam to weed out illegal immigrants, centre told the Supreme Court today, asking for more time......
13:13 2019-07-19

Shashi Tharoor Criticises Centre Over Assam Citizenship List Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor criticised the Central government after the bill to amend Protection of Human Rights Act was introduced in the Lok Sabha....
13:52 2019-07-19

London Aquatics Centre not in plan for 2022 Commonwealth Games Commonwealth Games bosses have no plans to use Stratford's Aquatics Centre as a back-up venue in 2022, with Birmingham being warned it had "little room for error" to build facilities in time....
17:13 2019-06-11

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure over inaction in the development of tourism in their......
00:13 2019-07-09

No Free Metro Rides Plan For Women Received: Centre The central government today said it had not received any proposal for free rides for women in Delhi Metro trains from the Delhi government for approval....
18:52 2019-06-27

Wimbledon Glance: Rising star Gauff placed on Centre Court A quick look at Wimbledon: Coco Gauff is such a big draw at the All England Club these days that she'll be the headline act on Centre Court        ...
07:13 2019-07-05

Centre Making Efforts For Conservation Of Forests, Environment: President President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making earnest efforts for conservation of forests, wildlife and the environment....
14:13 2019-06-20

Greek elections: landslide victory for centre-right New Democracy party Incumbent prime minister Alexis Tsipras, of Syriza, calls rival Kyriakos Mitsotakis to concede defeatVoters in Greece have given Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ centre-right New Democracy party a resounding mandate to form a new government after it won by a landslide over the incumbent leftwing Syriza party, w...
00:39 2019-07-08

Centre Proposes FDI Norm Relaxation In Media, Aviation, Insurance The government on Friday proposed relaxation in the FDI norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail with a view to attract more overseas investment....
09:13 2019-07-05

Delhi's Unauthorised Colonies To Be Fixed, Arvind Kejriwal Thanks Centre Residents of unauthorised colonies in Delhi will soon have ownership rights of their properties, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said today. He went on to say that the Centre has "agreed" to the......
12:39 2019-07-18

Mehul Choksi's Extradition Request Under Consideration Of Antigua: Centre India on Thursday said the extradition request of fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi is still under consideration of Antiguan and Barbuda authorities....
20:52 2019-06-20

Mercedes-Benz opens new G-Class driving experience centre Extreme off-road site replicates German car maker’s demanding Schoeckl test track Mercedes-Benz has established a new G-Class experience centre near Graz, Austria as part of the 40th-anniversary celebrations for the recently upgraded off-roader. Located close to the Magna manufacturing facility whe...
15:39 2019-06-14

Resurgent centre-right party poised for victory in Greek election Kyriakos Mitsotakis could end era of fragile coalitions with decisive win, polls suggestAs the sun sets over the Acropolis, bathing the monument in the gentle light of a dying day, Kyriakos Mitsotakis ascends the podium, punching the air in jubilant mood. The backdrop may be antiquity’s most famous ...
18:00 2019-07-05

Centre Clarifies As Ex-Chief Economic Adviser Says "Growth Overestimated" The estimate of the country's economic growth are based on "accepted procedures, methodologies and available data", the government said today after an article by former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind......
18:52 2019-06-11

No Plan To Restore Special Category Status To States: Centre There is no plan to restore special category status -- which has been scrapped by think-tank Niti Aayog -- to any state in the country, the government informed the Rajya Sabha today....
14:39 2019-07-18

"Centre Making Efforts To Ensure Peace In J&K": President To Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making all efforts to ensure a safe and peaceful environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir....
14:13 2019-06-20

Safety Management System Of 5 Airlines Found Deficient: Centre Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has conducted safety audits of Air India Express, SpiceJet, AirAsia, IndiGo and GoAir and it found the implementation of their safety......
21:39 2019-07-17

India Gets "World-Class" Command Centre For Air Traffic Control Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday inaugurated the Central Command Centre for Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) in Delhi and said it is an "absolute necessity" to ensure higher......
21:00 2019-06-22

Congress Slams Centre Over Appointment Of Officials From Private Sector The Congress today hit out at the BJP-led NDA government over its reported appointment of joint secretaries from the private sector without reservation and asked if it is fine to "sideline the......
12:13 2019-06-14

Centre's Special Focus To Improve Connectivity In Northeast: President President Ram Nath Kovind in his address to the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament on Thursday said the Narendra Modi government is giving special focus on improving connectivity in the......
14:13 2019-06-20

Centre To Improve Youth Skills in Artifical Intelligence, Robotics The government plans to improve skills of youth in newer areas like artificial intelligence, big data and robotics which are valued highly within and outside the country, Finance Minister Nirmala......
12:26 2019-07-05

Improved Roads, New Houses: Centre's Push For Villages In Budget Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while presenting the union budget, said today that the government will invest widely in agriculture infrastructure and support private entrepreneurship for value......
11:52 2019-07-05

Centre To Earn Rs 25,000 Crore From Customs, Excise Duties Hike The government will earn a net Rs 25,000 crore from the increase in customs and excise duty on a host of products, including cigarettes, while the surcharge on super-rich would help garner additional......
20:13 2019-07-05

Darwin earthquake: city centre evacuated after 7.2 magnitude tremor Bureau of Meteorology says no tsunami threat from quake, which occurred at a depth of 200km in the Banda Sea, north of AustraliaDarwin residents have reported buildings swaying and parts of the city centre have been evacuated after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the city.The epicentre of the earthqu...
08:00 2019-06-24

#StopHindiImposition Protest Erupts Against Centre's Draft Education Plan Hindi should not be made a mandatory third language in schools, a popular campaign on social media said on Saturday, as Twitter was flooded with messages protesting a draft education policy submitted......
16:01 2019-06-01

List Of 10 Most Wanted Terrorists In Jammu and Kashmir Revised By Centre With eradication of terrorism from Jammu and Kashmir being the focus of new Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the centre has issued a list of 10 most wanted terrorists operating in the state who need to......
13:00 2019-06-05

Politicians In J&K Slam Centre Over Report Of Redrawing Assembly Segments Mainstream parties in Jammu and Kashmir have reacted sharply to reports that the Centre was planning delimitation in the state, claiming it was an obvious attempt to "inflict another emotional......
08:00 2019-06-05

Tejashwi Yadav Seeks Rs 10,000-Crore Help From Centre For Flood-Hit Bihar Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government to declare Bihar floods as a national calamity and sought a financial assistance of Rs......
20:39 2019-07-20

Working On Uniform Proposal To Address Homebuyers' Grievances: Centre The top court had on asked the Centre to come out with a uniform proposal for all cases to resolve the difficulties being faced by lakhs of home buyers...
22:39 2019-07-11

For Crucial Mid-Level Bureaucracy, Centre To Hire 40 Private Specialists The Centre has decided to appoint 40 private sector specialists at the posts of Deputy Secretary and Director, considered as crucial decision-making levels in the bureaucratic hierarchy, the Lok Sabha......
11:26 2019-07-03

Djokovic, Osaka Share Centre Stage On Wimbledon Opening Day World number one Novak Djokovic is seeking a fifth Wimbledon and 16th major as the Serb attempts to bounce back from his shattering Roland Garros exit....
08:39 2019-07-01

No Question Of FIR Registration In Rafale Deal: Centre To Supreme Court The Centre has told the Supreme Court that there was no question of either registration of an FIR or investigation by CBI in the Rafale fighter jets deal as the top court had already concluded that......
02:52 2019-05-27

40 Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre: Officials Nearly 40 migrants were killed and more than 70 wounded in an air strike on their detention centre in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli, an emergency services spokesman told AFP....
02:52 2019-07-03

Sonia Gandhi Accuses Centre Of Taking "First Step" To Privatisation UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday opposed in Lok Sabha a railway ministry proposal to corporatize its production units, including the Modern Coach Factory in her Lok Sabha constituency of Rae......
19:26 2019-07-02

Journalist Slapped By Legislator At Maharashtra Vote Counting Centre A journalist was allegedly slapped Thursday by PWP leader and MLC Jayant Patil at an election counting centre in Alibaug in Raigad district of Maharashtra....
03:00 2019-05-24

Google to invest euros in new data centre in Finland - STT report Google owner Alphabet Inc said it would invest 600 million euros ($672 million) in a new data centre in Hamina, Finland, it said, according to a report by Finnish STT news agency on Monday....
11:39 2019-05-27

Respond To Query On Illegal Bangladeshis: Information Office To Centre The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Home Ministry to respond to a three-year-old RTI application seeking to know the number of illegal Bangladeshi nationals in India and action......
04:00 2019-07-02

All 4 Terrorists Involved In Pulwama Attack Killed, 1 Arrested: Centre Four out of the five terrorists involved in the Pulwama terror attack were killed, while one was arrested by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday....
19:26 2019-07-02

Can't Control Everything: Mamata Banerjee Hits Out At Centre's Hindi Plan West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said priority must be given to regional languages, supporting the southern states who opposed the Centre's now-dropped plan to make teaching of......
20:26 2019-06-03

Centre Not Imposing Hindi In Tamil Nadu: Nirmala Sitharaman Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said the Union government was not making any attempts to impose Hindi in Tamil Nadu and was trying to promote Tamil as well....
20:39 2019-07-20

"Don't Incite Us": Raj Thackeray's Party On Centre's Draft Education Plan Joining ranks with the recent protests over the three language formula proposed in the draft National Education Policy 2019, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena on Sunday spoke against enforcement of Hindi......
08:00 2019-06-03

Centre Orders Probe Into Jet Over Alleged Fund Mismanagement: Report The centre ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways, which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
22:39 2019-07-04

We Take Sovereign Decisions Based On Threat Perception: Centre On S-400 Deal In the wake of US pressure to scrap the S-400 missile deal with Russia, India on Wednesday said it takes sovereign decisions based on entire spectrum of security challenges facing the country....
21:00 2019-07-03

Ashok Gehlot Urges Centre To Help In Rajasthan's Financial Management Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday sought the Centre's help for strengthening Rajasthan's financial management besides demanding the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP) be declared a......
04:00 2019-06-16

Pak Hasn't Acknowledged Presence Of Indian PoWs In Its Custody: Centre Pakistan has not acknowledged the presence of any missing Indian defence personnel or Prisoners of War (PoWs) in its custody so far, despite consistent efforts from India to ensure their release and......
09:00 2019-07-11

84 Airports To Install Body Scanners By March 2020, Says Centre The Centre has directed 84 airports across the country to install body scanners by March 2020, replacing existing door frame metal detectors and hand-held scanners besides pat-down searches of......
11:39 2019-06-02

Centre's Advisory Over "Indecent" Portrayal Of Children In Reality Shows The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked all private satellite TV channels to avoid showing children in an indecent, suggestive and inappropriate manner in dance reality shows or other such......
12:39 2019-06-18

Number Of Deaths In Surat Coaching Centre Fire Rises To 22 Two students, injured in the massive fire at a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat, died in hospital today, the police said. The number of deaths in the tragic incident has risen to 22....
19:52 2019-05-25

209 Slots Vacated By Jet Airways Lying Unused At 31 Airports, Says Centre A total of 209 slots vacated by Jet Airways are lying unused at 31 airports across the country, according to the data shared by Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in the Lok Sabha on Thursday....
18:00 2019-07-11

Mohamed Morsi buried as detention conditions denounced as torture Egyptian former president’s burial takes place under heavy security in remote area of CairoEgypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi has been buried in a remote area of Cairo as his treatment in custody before his death was denounced as torture.Morsi, the only democratically elected civilian leader in ...
01:13 2019-06-19

Airstrike in Libya flattens migrant detention center, killing at least 44 At least 44 people have been killed Wednesday in Libya after an airstrike flattened a detention center for migrants near the war-torn country’s capital....
15:13 2019-07-03

At least 40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country's U.N.-supported government said....
11:52 2019-07-03

Airstrike hits Libyan detention center, killing 44 migrants The U.N. mission to Libya says at least 44 migrants were killed when an airstrike hit the detention facility where they were being held outside the Libyan capital...
14:01 2019-07-03

At least 40 killed in strike on Tripoli migrant detention center: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said....
04:00 2019-07-03

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the U.N. mission to Libya said....
13:52 2019-07-03

40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya BENGHAZI, Libya — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country’s U.N.-supported government said. The airstrike targeting the detention center in Tripoli’s Tajoura neighborhood also wou...
13:13 2019-07-03

At least 40 killed in strike on Libya migrant detention center, official says An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said....
11:39 2019-07-03

Hundreds gather to protest Florida detention center for kids HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters are gathering in South Florida to protest outside a facility that has become the nation’s biggest location for detaining immigrant children. A coalition of religious groups and immigrant advocates said Sunday they want the detention center in Homes...
20:39 2019-06-16

Michel Platini was 'hurt' by detention and Qatar World Cup questioning ‘It hurts for everything I can think of, everything I’ve done’Platini released and lawyer says his client is innocent The former Uefa president, Michel Platini, was released in the early hours of Wednesday after having been questioned over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. Platini‘s lawye...
10:52 2019-06-19

U.N. raises alarm over child detention conditions at the border in Texas The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
18:13 2019-07-08

Dems step up oversight amid detention center firestorm Top House Democrats are escalating their response to Donald Trump’s handling of the migrant crisis at the border, making a direct plea to the president to improve conditions and ramping up their oversight of agencies at the center of a growing political firestorm. Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote to Trump...
00:26 2019-07-03

Texas migrant detention centers warned of 'dangerous overcrowding' After Democratic lawmakers toured the US detention centers, the inspector general for the US Department of Homeland Security has warned of "dangerous overcrowding" in the migrant facilities in Texas....
08:39 2019-07-03

An Airstrike Hit a Migrant Detention Center in Libya, Killing at Least 40 People (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and wounding dozens, officials in the country’s U.N.-supported government said. The airstrike was likely to raise further concerns about the European Uni...
10:52 2019-07-03

Democrats blast Trump's migrant detention centers as inhumane Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing of the Border Patrol's leadership....
23:00 2019-07-03

Journalist Deniz Yucel's detention was illegal: Turkish court The constitutional court found that Deniz Yucel was falsely imprisoned by authorities. Judges unanimously agreed that his freedom of speech was infringed upon by the state for his work as a journalist....
20:52 2019-06-28

Immigrants ‘unhappy’ with detention centres should stay home: Trump The DHS inspector general on Tuesday published photos of migrant-holding centers in Texas' Rio Grande Valley crammed with twice as many people as they were meant to hold....
05:13 2019-07-04

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday, citing reports that those returned to shore by the coastguard have been disappeared or sold to traffickers....
18:26 2019-06-07

Airstrike Kills Dozens of Migrants at Detention Center in Libya The bomb ripped through a hangar in Tripoli packed with African migrants hoping to reach Europe. A spokesman for Gen. Khalifa Hifter denied responsibility....
16:39 2019-07-04

'We see you!': Democratic 2020 hopefuls visit migrant detention center Candidates participating in the debates including O’Rourke, Sanders and Warren stopped by the Homestead facility in FloridaFor all the unprecedented scale and diversity of the massive number of candidates vying for presidential nomination of the Democratic party, they can be sheeplike in their herd ...
02:52 2019-06-28

Chinese state media denies reports about detention of Uighurs Beijing has faced increasing criticism for its treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority ethnic group living in Xinjiang, a far western region of ChinaA Chinese state media outlet has called overseas reports on China’s mass detainment of Uighur Muslims in internment camps “fake news” and published in-...
09:00 2019-07-05

Lawyers claim dangerous situation at border detention site EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A legal team that recently interviewed over 60 children at a Border Patrol station in Texas is warning that a dangerous and traumatic situation is unfolding for some 250 infants, children and teens locked up for up to 27 days without adequate food, water and sanitation. They sa...
20:26 2019-06-20

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened to him in Pyongyang....
06:52 2019-07-05

Attorneys ask court to intervene against U.S. over migrant kids' detention conditions A 17-year-old Honduran migrant described babies sleeping on a cold floor. A teen mother said her sick baby was unable to open her eyes but no one responded to her pleas for help for two days. Another teenager took charge of a 5-year-old stranger because the small child was very upset and had no one ...
19:39 2019-06-27

Trump says immigrants 'unhappy' with detention centers should stay home President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the U.S.- Mexico border, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that immigrants unhappy with conditions at detention centers should be told "not to come."...
04:26 2019-07-04

Reports reveal ‘egregious’ conditions in US migrant detention facilities Child migrants could lose access to recreational activities, while conditions at adult facilities pose health and safety risksAs the number of Central American families and children approaching the US-Mexico border continues its dramatic rise, the US is failing to provide adequate care to those alre...
16:00 2019-06-07

U.S. probes border patrol as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers on a private Facebook group....
19:52 2019-07-03

Trump Praises Mexico Amid Record Detention of Migrants President Trump praised Mexico’s stepped-up efforts to stop Central American migrants from reaching the U.S., saying his recent threats of tariffs on the country’s exports were bearing fruit....
07:13 2019-07-02

Libya may shut migrant detention centres after deadly airstrike Reports suggest guards shot at refugees as they tried to flee after first missile hitLibya’s government is considering closing all migrant detention centres in the wake of an airstrike that killed 53 people after it was reported that guards shot at detainees trying to flee the attack.Overnight the a...
02:13 2019-07-05

Trump Says Immigrants "Unhappy" With Detention Centers Should Stay Home President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the U.S.- Mexico border, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that immigrants......
20:26 2019-07-05

U.S. border patrol under fire as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers on a private Facebook group....
21:39 2019-07-03

Swedish court rejects detention request for Julian Assange The ruling complicates the process for Swedish prosecutors to request the WikiLeaks founder's extradition. Assange's lawyer has called it a "big victory" as his client tries to clear his name over rape accusations....
17:39 2019-06-03

Watchdog Finds Rotting Food At Migrant Detention Facilities WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security’s watchdog agency says it has found rotting food, moldy and dilapidated bathrooms and practices that violated standards at immigration detention facilities. The Office of Inspector General made unannounced visits to four facilities in California and New Jers...
18:39 2019-06-06

‘There Is a Stench’: No Soap and Overcrowding in Detention Centers for Migrant Children Inspectors and lawyers traveling to border facilities in Texas described tremendous overcrowding and filthy conditions for hundreds of children and other detainees....
00:39 2019-06-22

Dems seize offensive against Trump after detention center outrage Democrats in Congress think they can finally beat Donald Trump on immigration.Senior Democrats this week leaped into the debate over border policy — livestreaming their trips to detention facilities, calling for the ouster of Department of Homeland Security officials and mobilizing the party around...
00:39 2019-07-04

Detention Of Tanker Loaded With Iranian Crude "Excellent News", Says US White House National Security Advisor John Bolton applauded the interception by Britain's Gibraltar Thursday of a supertanker believed to be carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria, saying the ship was......
03:26 2019-07-05

Pence acknowledges ‘tough stuff’ at border detention center WASHINGTON (AP) — Acknowledging “this is tough stuff,” Vice President Mike Pence says he was not surprised by what he saw Friday as he toured a Texas Border Patrol station, where hundreds of men were being kept in cages with no cots amid sweltering heat. Pence said later, “I knew w...
07:52 2019-07-13

Exclusive: West, Japan rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the U.N. Human Rights Council, according to diplomats and a letter seen by Reuters....
12:39 2019-07-11

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitA US family have been removed from a Syrian detention centre for suspected members of Islamic State and returned to the US. The move could have implications for hundreds of children born to non-Syrians who have bee...
21:13 2019-05-22

U.S. House seeks documents from companies that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U.S. immigration agents....
17:52 2019-07-11

Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Torture is likely still widespread in Afghanistan’s State-run prisons for detainees linked to ongoing conflict there, the UN said on Wednesday, while also noting an “encouraging reduction” in the level of abuse since 2016. ...
15:39 2019-05-21

Guatemalan Migrant Whose Daughter Died Slams "Cruelty" Of US Detention A Guatemalan woman whose infant daughter died after being held by US immigration authorities denounced the "cruelty" of the country's migrant detention centers on Wednesday....
03:39 2019-07-11

Australia says China transfers writer Yang to detention in Beijing China has moved Australian writer Yang Hengjun to a detention center in the capital, Beijing, Australia's foreign ministry said on Thursday, just as a measure to detain him without legal representation was set to expire....
13:01 2019-07-18

U.S. House seeks documents from firms that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U.S. border agents....
16:52 2019-07-11

Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured two Border Patrol facilities on Friday, later saying they were “providing care that every American would be proud of.”...
02:00 2019-07-14

Zimbabwe lawmaker to spend more time in detention after court appearance A Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker appeared in court on Thursday facing subversion charges that carry a 20-year jail term upon conviction, his lawyer said, adding that the politician would remain detained while he sought bail at the High Court....
19:52 2019-07-11

Schumer decries 'awful' conditions at migrant detention facility Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused the Trump administration of treating detained migrants “like criminals” after touring a Texas detention facility on Friday, calling conditions he saw there “awful.”The New York Democrat, who led a dozen Senate Democrats to the border, blamed the administr...
23:39 2019-07-19

Tunisian court temporarily releases U.N. official after two-month detention A Tunisian appeal court on Tuesday temporarily released a United Nations official after two months in detention as part of an investigation by an anti-terrorism unit, an official spokesman said....
17:39 2019-05-21

This is CNN? Network apparently recently glorified ICE detention center attacker The self-proclaimed Antifa militant who was killed Saturday by Washington state police as he attacked a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center was apparently glorified in a recent CNN original program....
19:00 2019-07-15

Exclusive: Western countries rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the U.N. Human Rights Council, according to diplomats and a letter seen by Reuters....
16:52 2019-07-10

Experts in Senate describe effects of detention on migrant children Two former officials of the Homeland Security Department and DEA testified in the Senate Wednesday to answer lawmakers' concerns about the treatment of migrant families under the Trump administration....
19:00 2019-07-17

Thousands of immigrants suffer in solitary confinement in U.S. detention centers Dulce Rivera lived for the one hour a day she was allowed to walk outside on a patch of concrete surrounded by metal fencing. The 36-year-old transgender woman from Central America was locked in solitary confinement at a New Mexico detention center that housed immigrants in the custody of Immigratio...
03:52 2019-05-22

Mother whose toddler died after Ice detention speaks out in emotional testimony The House hearing comes as reports of harrowing conditions at border detention facilities have sparked a national outcryA House committee looking into the treatment of migrant children at detention facilities on the US border has heard searing testimony from the mother whose 21-month old toddler die...
02:52 2019-07-11

Exclusive: West, Japan rebuke China at UN for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the U.N. Human Rights Council, according to diplomats and a letter seen by Reuters....
18:26 2019-07-10

New Texas child detention center is clean and bright – but it's still a jail The facility at the tiny Texas town of Carrizo Springs is subcontracted to a not-for-profit but its high perimeter fence is topped with barbed wireThe searing desert sun had brought the early afternoon temperature close to 100F (38C) but, inside, the rooms were an ambient 72, the beds neatly spaced ...
22:39 2019-07-15

Sen. Dianne Feinstein on immigration fix: 'We have to just get to it' As the Trump administration pressures Congress and Mexico to address the uptick in asylum-seeking families arriving at the border, the Senate Judiciary Committee affirmed a willingness to "look at many options."...
15:00 2019-06-14

Hotels become immigration battleground DETROIT (AP) – There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The U.S. government has occasionally detained migran...
04:52 2019-07-22

Julián Castro on Immigration Mr. Castro, a former housing secretary and San Antonio mayor, was the first Democratic candidate in the 2020 campaign to release an immigration plan....
22:26 2019-06-27

Man shot at Russell Kane's rented London home 'is ex-cage fighter jailed for £53m armed robbery' A former cage fighter from London who helped organise the largest cash heist in British history is fighting for his life after being shot in a suspected gangland shooting in north east London....
10:26 2019-07-13

Budget 2019: Centre To Pump In Rs 70,000 Crore In State-Owned Banks To strengthen financial health of public sector banks (PSBs), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government will pump in Rs 70,000 crore to boost their lending capacity....
23:26 2019-07-05

"Your Flagship Road Schemes Were My Idea": Yashwant Sinha Blasts Centre Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha today claimed that the central government's flagship projects - the National Highway Development Project (NHDP) and the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) -......
19:13 2019-07-14

"Beautiful Solution," Tweets AR Rahman After Centre Tweaks Education Draft Amid protests over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, the NDA-ruled government at the centre clarified on Sunday that Hindi will not be thrust upon any state. The centre's......
10:52 2019-06-03

"Define Holy Cow": Punjab Minister To Centre On Stray Cattle Problem Amid rising instances of stray cattle damaging crops and descending on roads across the country, a Punjab Minister today declared that the issue cannot be addressed without the Union Government......
00:00 2019-07-19

Bollywood Expresses Grief After Surat Coaching Centre Fire Tragedy Bollywood celebrities, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan and veteran screenwriter Javed Akhtar, have condoled the deaths of 20 children who were killed in a fire in a commercial complex in Gujarat's......
10:13 2019-05-25

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
20:39 2019-05-22

10-Point Guide On Protests Over Centre's Hindi Plan In South States The Draft National Education Policy 2019 made by an expert panel led by Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, former chief of the Indian Space Research Organisation, has among other recommendations of......
10:52 2019-06-03

Expect Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav, Order Binding: Centre A day after the International Court of Justice ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, New Delhi on Thursday said the verdict is binding upon Islamabad and......
14:39 2019-07-18

Trinamool Says Will Boycott Centre-Convened Meets, Involves Home Ministry TMC member Saugata Roy Friday said the West Bengal government will continue to boycott meetings called by the centre till the Union Home Ministry stops sending advisory to the state under Article 355....
00:13 2019-06-22

Amid Crisis, Centre Launches 5-Point Water Conservation Campaign With parts of India reporting water shortage, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a conservation campaign focussing on 1,592 stressed blocks in 256 districts....
04:00 2019-07-02

Wimbledon Centre Court slot is an ‘honour’, says upbeat Kyle Edmund • Briton will play Jaume Munar of Spain• Wildcard James Ward at Wimbledon after knee surgeryKyle Edmund says it is “a great honour” to return to Centre Court for the fourth time when Wimbledon starts day, and the most glorious setting in tennis might be just what the British No 1 needs to kick-start...
23:52 2019-06-30

Centre Suggests Easing Foreign Investment Norms For Media, Aviation The government today proposed relaxation in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail....
09:13 2019-07-05

Amit Shah Says Centre Formulating Strategy To Tackle Drugs In Punjab Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday informed Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that the central government was formulating a detailed strategy to tackle the problem of drugs in Punjab and Jammu and......
00:52 2019-06-28

Centre Gave Misleading Reports On Bengal, Alleges Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hit out at the BJP-led centre on Friday for pursuing a "political agenda" and accused it of placing misleading reports in parliament on the issue of madrasas......
12:26 2019-07-05

Centre Asks Odisha To Send List Of Farmers Under PM-Kisan Scheme The Centre has set July 31 as the deadline for Odisha government to send the list of farmers to avail benefits of the PM-Kisan scheme, according to state Agriculture and Farmers Empowerment minister......
14:00 2019-06-08

Centre Depriving West Bengal By Not Allowing Name Change: Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused a "section of BJP leaders" of not allowing to them change the name of the state to ''Bangla'' and accused the Centre of "depriving" the......
14:13 2019-07-05

Centre Extends Deadline To Update Assam Citizens' List NRC To July 31 The centre has extended the deadline to complete the ongoing exercise for updating the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam by one more month to July 30. The process had been extended in......
18:26 2019-06-29

Patient At Centre Of French Family's Battle Over Life Support Dies A French man at the centre of a bitter row over right-to-die legislation passed away in hospital on Thursday more than a week after doctors removed his hydration and nutrition tubes, his family told......
15:39 2019-07-11

Calls To Trigger Violence Tomorrow, Centre Warns States Before Counting There could be attempts to trigger violence during the counting of votes tomorrow for the Lok Sabha elections, the Home Ministry warned today, sending out alerts to chief secretaries and police chiefs......
20:13 2019-05-22

DK Shivakumar Stopped As Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers Alleged Threat: Centre Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar was not allowed to enter a Mumbai hotel where Congress lawmakers are lodged as they alleged a threat to their life from him and sought police protection, Union......
14:13 2019-07-10

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the way • Cocaine used as washing powder: police struggle with Pacific drug influxIt is the drug route you’ve never heard of: a multibillion dollar operation involving cocaine and m...
04:00 2019-06-24

Centre To Introduce Bill To Allow Proxy Voting To NRIs Tomorrow: Report The Union cabinet will take a call Monday to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament to extend the facility of proxy voting to NRIs, government sources said....
02:26 2019-06-24

Ottawa and P.E.I. spending $14.5 million to build climate change research centre Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay said the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation will be built in St. Peter's Bay, which is in his riding....
23:13 2019-07-05

Centre Toughens Child Abuse Law. Death Penalty For Sex Assault On Minors The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved amendments in the POCSO Act, which deals with crime against children, and included death penalty for sexual assault on minors, officials said....
22:52 2019-07-10

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
06:39 2019-06-19

Show Credits, Titles Of Serials In Regional Languages: Centre To Channels In a bid to promote Indian languages, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked all satellite TV channels to display the casting, credits and titles of Hindi and regional language serials in......
15:52 2019-06-14

Nadal rebuffs interrogator who dared to question Centre Court status It was a case of "Don't you know who I am?" for Rafael Nadal when a reporter had the temerity to question whether he deserved to be on Wimbledon's Centre Court when women's world number one Ash Barty had been cast off to a smaller outside arena....
22:39 2019-07-08

Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea For Population Control In India The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of the Centre on a Public Interest Litigation seeking implementation of measures to control the country's rising population on the grounds that it was......
11:52 2019-05-29

Centre Files Reply On Outbreak Of Encephalitis in Bihar In Supreme Court The Centre this morning filed a reply in the Supreme Court on the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Bihar. The government told the apex court that a 100-bedded paediatric ICU would be set up at......
11:13 2019-07-08

| Nadal sparks sexism spat over Barty's Centre Court snub Spanish great Rafael Nadal has fired a parting shot at Ashleigh Barty, reminding the tennis world where Australia's world No 1 stands in the grand slam pecking order....
13:13 2019-07-09

Top Court Notice To Centre, State On Plea Against Sikkim Chief Minister The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre and the Sikkim government on a petition challenging the appointment of Prem Singh Tamang as the chief minister of the Himalayan state. The......
06:26 2019-07-13

Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery to focus on anti-evolution treatments Most people who die of cancer are killed by drug-resistant tumours. Can a new research centre focusing on developing anti-evolution treatments change that?...
15:52 2019-05-21

India To Pursue Zakir Naik's Extradition Request With Malaysia: Centre The External Affairs Ministry today said it would continue to pursue with Malaysia its request for extradition of controversial preacher Zakir Naik, two days after the Malaysian Prime Minister said......
18:39 2019-06-12

Centre Plans To Induct Private Sector Specialists In Bureaucracy: Report The Centre has planned to induct private sector specialists at the posts of Deputy Secretary and Director, considered as crucial decision-making levels in the bureaucratic hierarchy, officials told......
18:39 2019-06-12

Kamal Nath Seeks Rs 800 Crore From Centre To Tackle Crime Against Women Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has met Home Minister Amit Shah and asked him to release over Rs 800 crore as central grant to check crime against women and children in his state more......
05:39 2019-06-18

European elections: Far-right and Greens surge across continent in shift away from traditional centre Populist, environmentalist and far-right parties edged out traditional centre-right and centre-left parties across the continent in the European Parliament elections....
16:26 2019-05-27

India Pursuing Extradition Request Of Zakir Naik With Malaysia: Centre India continues to pursue its request for extradition of Zakir Naik and it has been informed by the Malaysian government that its appeal is under consultation, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)......
01:39 2019-07-12

High Court Seeks Centre's Reply Over Accident Compensation Tax Provision The Delhi High Court has sought the response of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on a plea seeking quashing of the provision mandating tax deduction on the interest received on compensation by a......
15:52 2019-07-12

300 Doctors Quit In Bengal, Centre Blames Mamata Banerjee: 10 Points Nearly 300 doctors resigned from government hospitals in West Bengal as their protest against an attack on their colleagues earlier this week in Kolkata escalated on Friday. Demanding better security......
19:52 2019-06-14

Working For "Early Release" Of Indians On Tanker Seized By Iran: Centre External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday said the government is working to ensure the early release and repatriation of 18 Indians on board the British-flagged tanker which has been detained......
01:52 2019-07-22

Avoid Tea, Coffee, Alcohol: Centre Issues Advisory As Heatwave Continues Wear loose, light-coloured cotton clothes, stay indoors and avoid drinking alcohol, tea and coffee, the government said today in a health advisory issued in view of the ongoing spell of heatwave in......
18:52 2019-06-03

Akali Dal To Move Centre For Action Against Kamal Nath Over 1984 Riots Raking up the issue of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal said that the party would approach the Union Home Ministry to initiate action against Madhya Pradesh......
05:39 2019-06-18

Court Seeks Centre's Response On Naresh Goyal's Plea On Look Out Circular Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal said he came to know of the LOC on May 25 when he and his wife, Anita, were de-boarded from a flight to Dubai with an onward connection to London....
10:52 2019-07-09

The motorsport legend who runs an MOT centre: Autocar meets Ronnie Grant Grant has run Clapham North MOT under the London railway arches since 1960 Ronnie Grant started racing aged 41 but soon made up for lost time, with John Barnard and Patrick Head as his tech crew and Senna as a rival Some folk quit motor racing to avoid death but former Formula 3 driver Ronnie Gra...
09:00 2019-06-16

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before the national elections, the centre has sought a......
13:26 2019-06-15

"Intent To Deceive": MK Stalin On Centre's Move After Anti-Hindi Uproar DMK president MK Stalin alleged on Monday that the centre's move on dropping the clause on compulsory Hindi learning in the draft National Education Policy was aimed at deceiving Tamil Nadu and......
02:52 2019-06-04