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281 alleged email scammers arrested in global crackdown

The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that 281 suspects had been arrested around the world in connection with email scams and wire transfer fraud....

281 alleged email scammers arrested in global crackdown

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Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Federal Trade Commission and 25 additional federal, state and local agencies, to target spam call oper...
19:00 2019-06-27

Alleged Manga Pirate Arrested After Japan Launches Global Manhunt Romi Hoshino, the manager of now-shuttered site Manga-Mura, has been arrested in Manila. The site, which was taken offline last April, was frequented by around 100 million people each month and made around 60,000 manga available free of charge, reports AFP. The Japanese government created a special ...
16:26 2019-07-09

Scammers who posed as George Clooney arrested in Thailand A couple dubbed the "Italian Bonnie and Clyde" who impersonated the US actor George Clooney to sell their clothing line have been arrested in Thailand....
22:13 2019-06-17

Nigerian National Arrested From Palghar For Hacking Email Accounts Nagpur police Sunday arrested a Nigerian national from Palghar district for allegedly hacking e-mail accounts of various companies in India, an official said....
22:52 2019-07-14

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyberscam crackdown Federal authorities arrested hundreds of people worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday....
00:26 2019-09-12

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreigners....
17:52 2019-07-12

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyber scam crackdown Hundreds of people were arrested worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, federal authorities said....
14:26 2019-09-11

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
20:13 2019-06-21

Juul raises $325 million for global expansion amid US crackdown E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global expansion as US lawmakers seek to crackdown on the vaping company, which has proven popular with teens. Juul — 35% owned by Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc — has been refocusing its efforts ...
19:00 2019-08-19

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong arrested in crackdown on protests Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Friday on suspicion of organizing illegal protests as authorities clampdown on a wave of unrest that has plunged the city into its biggest political crisis in more than two decades....
09:39 2019-08-30

Silicon Valley’s Hottest Email App Raises Ethical Questions About the Future of Email Silicon Valley app gets hype, money, attention and then gets exposed for privacy violations packaged as killer features. It’s a movie we’ve seen before, this time played at rapid speed.Read more......
04:26 2019-07-03

Hong Kong activists arrested including Joshua Wong in crackdown on protests Hong Kong police arrested a number of prominent pro-democracy activists including Joshua Wong and three lawmakers on Friday, seeking to rein in protests that have plunged the city into its worst political crisis for decades....
07:00 2019-08-31

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to make false travel documents....
22:00 2019-07-18

Two men arrested in California and Wisconsin for alleged workplace threats Two men in California and Wisconsin who had large firearms caches have been arrested in separate incidents for threatening attacks on their workplaces, authorities in the two states said, following a spate of recent mass shooting threats and three deadly attacks since July....
23:13 2019-08-22

Alleged mastermind behind David Ortiz shooting arrested The alleged mastermind behind the shooting of retired Red Sox slugger David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic has been arrested, according to a report. Victor Hugo Gomez Vasquez was arrested in the capital Santo Domingo, the Boston Globe reported, citing authorities in the DR. Additional details are e...
21:26 2019-06-28

Bam Margera Arrested for Alleged Trespassing After Plea to Dr. Phil A week after his plea to Dr. Phil for help, Bam Margera has been arrested. The 39-year-old Jackass alum was arrested just before midnight on Tuesday and booked in Los Angeles at 2:30......
20:39 2019-08-14

Cincinnati police captain arrested in alleged bribery try CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati police captain already under investigation for possible financial wrongdoing has been arrested for allegedly offering to retire early in return for $5,000 from a sergeant in line for a promotion. Federal authorities said Friday that 52-year-old Michael Savard is accuse...
00:52 2019-06-08

Ethereum ‘ICO architect’ arrested over alleged $12M cryptocurrency extortion Two individuals in the US, including a former advisor to various blockchain projects including Ethereum, have been arrested for their alleged role in a series of multi-million dollar cryptocurrency extortion. According to a Department of Justice statement, former Ethereum advisor Steven Nerayoff and...
13:26 2019-09-19

Dozens arrested for running alleged Houston 'pill mill' Police arrested dozens of doctors, pharmacists, medical professionals and drug dealers Wednesday for operating a so-called pill mill from the Houston area, the Department of Justice said....
20:26 2019-08-29

New York man arrested in alleged plot to attack Times Square A New York man was arrested after allegedly discussing acquiring grenades and detonating them in Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday....
18:26 2019-06-07

Trader Arrested Under National Security Act For Alleged Milk Adulteration A 38-old-year trader was arrested in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday under the National Security Act (NSA) for alleged milk adulteration, an official said....
20:52 2019-08-03

New York man arrested in alleged Times Square grenade plot A New York man was arrested after allegedly discussing a plot to acquire grenades and detonate them in Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday....
17:26 2019-06-07

La Liga players expected to be arrested for alleged match-fixing Eleven people are expected to be arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into suspected gambling-motivated match-fixing, Spanish police said. Several of the arrested will be current and former La Liga players....
20:26 2019-05-28

Florida man arrested for alleged threat involving AR-15: ‘Don’t go to Walmart next week’ A Florida man was arrested Friday for posting a threatening message on social media that said he was going to have his semi-automatic rifle returned and shoppers should avoid Walmart, authorities said....
22:26 2019-08-11

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-growing operation....
23:00 2019-07-19

Alleged shooter arrested in $8,000 plot to kill baseball's David Ortiz The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-13

White nationalist arrested for alleged threat to shoot up Jewish center Police in Ohio arrested a white nationalist for allegedly threatening to shoot up a Jewish community center in an Instagram video — and seized an arsenal of weapons from his parent’s home that included two AR-15 style rifles, bulletproof armor and a ton of ammunition. James Patrick Reardon, 20...
04:52 2019-08-19

ISIS Mastermind, With Alleged Sri Lanka Link, Arrested In Tamil Nadu The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday arrested Mohammed Azarudeen, the alleged mastermind of ISIS Tamil Nadu module, who was a Facebook friend of Sri Lankan suicide bomber Zahran Hashim,......
23:39 2019-06-12

Actor Bhagyashree's Husband Arrested Over Alleged Role In Gambling Racket The husband of "Maine Pyar Kiya" fame actor, Bhagyashree, has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a gambling racket in suburban Jogeshwari, police said Wednesday....
16:00 2019-07-03

3 Arrested In Madhya Pradesh's Satna Over Alleged Terror-Funding Links Madhya Pradesh Police's Anti-Terror Squad has arrested three men in connection with a terror-funding case in Satna district. The arrests, which were carried out on Wednesday night, came after five......
11:52 2019-08-22

4 Arrested For Alleged Gang Rape Of Former Bihar Shelter Home Inmate Four people have been arrested in allegedgang rape of a woman who survived the horrific sexual exploitation at the Muzaffarpur shelter home in Bihar last year. The woman had said she was abducted and......
08:52 2019-09-17

DIGGING DEEPER: Alleged peeper arrested after 13 bathroom videos seized ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – A man accused of taking inappropriate videos and pictures of unsuspecting women was indicted on nine counts, that included voyeurism, burglary, and attempted voyeurism. Oro Valley Police Sgt. Carmen Trevizo said 35-year-old William Nolen was caught on surveillance cameras at a Fr...
21:00 2019-08-06

Former Mets player Wally Backman arrested after alleged domestic incident Wally Backman, former Mets player and Long Island Ducks manager, was arrested Friday morning following a domestic dispute with a woman, police say.       ...
02:39 2019-08-31

North Macedonia's special crime prosecutor arrested in alleged extortion scandal SKOPJE - North Macedonia's special prosecutor for organized crime was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of offering leniency in exchange for cash to a businessman after her office indicted him for corruption, the public prosecutor said....
03:00 2019-08-22

Lanka Police Chief Arrested Over Alleged Failure To Prevent Terror Attack Sri Lankan police arrested their top commander and a former defence chief Tuesday over their alleged failures to prevent the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people, spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera......
14:52 2019-07-02

Man arrested for alleged extortion attempt against Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu, per report A New Orleans man allegedly tried to extort more than $1 million from Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu.        ...
01:52 2019-05-22

Stan Lee's Business Partner Keya Morgan Arrested for Alleged Elder Abuse Stan Lee's former business partner Keya Morgan was arrested in Arizona this weekend for alleged elder abuse. "This morning, Scottsdale and Phoenix Police Department in......
23:26 2019-05-26

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez arrested for alleged solicitation of child Pittsburgh Pirates all-star closer Felipe Vázquez has been arrested following an investigation into an alleged inappropriate relationship with a 13-year-old girl, authorities said....
04:52 2019-09-18

California man arrested for alleged online threat against Bernie Sanders rally: police A California man was arrested Monday for allegedly posting an online threat of violence against a scheduled rally by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., police say....
12:26 2019-08-07

Reports: Ashiqul Alam, 22, arrested for alleged threat to toss grenades in Times Square Ashiqul Alam, 22, of Queens was arrested in a sting operation after threatening to toss a grenade in Times Square, law enforcement officials say.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Meet Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier arrested for alleged sex trafficking who's rubbed elbows with Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, and Kevin Spacey (Photo by Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was arrested and charged with sex trafficking of minors. The arrest comes more than a decade after Epstein dodged federal charges in a secret plea deal after years of fielding allegations of sexually ...
03:52 2019-07-08

LaLiga players arrested over alleged match-fixing by 'an organised criminal group' Several arrests have been made in Spain on Tuesday morning over allegations a LaLiga game was fixed in May 2018 by "an organised criminal group", the Spanish league has confirmed....
11:52 2019-05-28

Be wary of scammers, some tips There's nothing you can do about credit card applications gone sour. But you can sure extra alert to e-mail scams and protecting your information.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

UK Porn Block: will it help scammers? The UK Porn Block is an upcoming regulation developed to restrict access to explicit content by having adult websites implement age checking systems. Part of the Digital Economy Act 2017, the regulation is aimed at preventing children from viewing inappropriate images and videos online. The block ha...
11:13 2019-05-22

Nigerian scammers slide into DMs, so Ars trolls them Enlarge / The heartbreak of being blocked by a romance scammer. The joy of burning an account used in a criminal operation. I've got a history with Internet scammers. I've spent hours on the phone with tech support scammers, and I've hunted down bot networks spreading fake news. But for some reas...
23:00 2019-07-18

UK 'biggest target' for telecom scammers The UK’s is the world’s biggest target for phone scams, with 15 per cent of the world’s fraudulent telecoms traffic directed at British numbers, new research has found.BICS, a subsidiary of Belgian telco Proximus, says its FraudGuard platform analyses traffic from more than 900 ...
16:39 2019-07-16

Scammers are using Facebook to run a ‘terrorist donation’ scheme Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps to trick Americans into thinking they gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda. According to a new warning from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General, the scammers make contact through a messaging...
23:52 2019-05-21

Scammers posing as Facebook friends online TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought this was the answer she had been looking for. A friend on Facebook told her about a new grant program that could help her with living expenses. It wasn’t until later that Montalban realized the friend, wasn’t actually a friend. “I called her a...
07:26 2019-07-09

Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers Those struggling to pay student loans continue to be targeted by bad actors who charge costly fees and don't live up to promises of loan forgiveness.       ...
14:39 2019-07-14

From Fyre Festival to Hustlers: why are we so obsessed with scammers? This year has seen a treasure trove’s worth of scamming documentaries, podcasts, TV shows and movies, all appealing to a collective interest in the con2019 is shaping up to be the year of the scam. This is not a new idea; scams have been on the mind since at least January, when the mother of all Sch...
09:13 2019-08-29

Beware Medicare scammers, warns FCC chief The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is out with a new warning for the elderly. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai in an interview with Fox News on Monday says scammers are finding new and sophisticated ways to collect Medicare information....
05:39 2019-08-27

TikTok is flooded by scammers promoting adult sites TikTok has been inundated by a slew of scammers seeking to take advantage of its quickly growing userbase, which surpassed 1 billion downloads in February 2019. Security firm Tenable has discovered scammers are leveraging old tactics to get users to sign up for adult services, impersonate popular so...
20:13 2019-08-14

Bitcoin scammers texted victims informing them they’d been conned out of $30,000 Normally, you won’t immediately know when you’ve fallen victim to a cryptocurrency scam. You might start to wonder where your money has gone and why no one is responding to your questions. Eventually though, reality will set in after you recognize that scammers have made off with your money and are ...
12:52 2019-07-04

Even the Google Calendar app is being used by scammers to drain your bank account Scammers apparently live by the motto "where there's a will there's a way." Take the Google Calendar app. As Wired notes, criminals with malicious intent are taking advantage of one of the default settings on the app. This setting automatically adds invitations to your schedule even if you haven't r...
15:13 2019-06-23

Scammers are now selling stolen cash for Bitcoin on the dark web Just when you probably thought you’d seen it all, scammers are now selling discounted hacked cash in exchange for Bitcoin on the dark web. According to security firm Armor’s 2019 Black Market report, released this month, savvy criminals are selling cash on the dark web to avoid the risks associated ...
14:26 2019-09-13

SVPD: Beware of scammers asking for payments via gift cards SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Multiple residents have reported calls by unknown subjects indicating they could help eliminate a computer virus in exchange for payment via gift cards, police say. According to Sierra Vista Police Department, the scammer attempts to convince victims to pay with a Google Play g...
23:39 2019-05-23

How Scammers Used Mask To Impersonate French Minister, Steal $90 Million French investigators are probing whether a conman who became known as the "Fake Chairman" for scamming banks out of millions of dollars by posing as a top-ranking executive gave himself a promotion -......
05:13 2019-06-21

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy clout. The two brothers then took to The Hill Reporter to plead their innocence and mount a defense, which relied in part on their past enthusiasm for...
21:13 2019-05-24

Moonday Mornings: Facebook scammers target UAE investors with fake Bitcoin ads Welcome to another week and another Moonday Mornings. It’s Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s get to it. 1. Facebook has removed a number of fake adverts that falsely claim Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed of the United Arab Emirates has set up a Bitcoin ...
11:39 2019-07-01

Scammers Are Using Facebook to Trick People Into Thinking They Accidentally Donated Money to ISIS Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps in an attempt to convince Americans that they accidentally gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS, according to a new warning from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General.Read more......
18:26 2019-05-21

A Crew of Scammers Allegedly Made $19 Million With Elaborate iPhone Grift Over Seven Years iPhones are expensive, so it makes sense that they’d be easy targets for scammers. Just a few months ago, two engineering students in Oregon were charged after trying to swap counterfeit iPhones with real ones in a grift that cost Apple about $900,000. New details from a Quartz report, however, has ...
00:13 2019-06-05

Libra Scammers Are Promising Early Access to Facebook's Digital Currency to Steal Private Information If you search YouTube for Facebook’s Libra, you’ll find plenty of videos that tell you how to buy the digital currency. The problem is that many of the videos are published by scam artists who are apparently trying to steal your personal information. How do we know they’re scams? Libra hasn’t even b...
17:52 2019-07-23

Pennsylvania woman arrested for drunk driving after going to pick up boyfriend arrested on DUI charge A Pennsylvania woman was arrested last week for drunk driving after police say she showed up at the station “intoxicated” while coming to pick up her boyfriend who had previously been arrested on a DUI charge. ...
18:52 2019-09-17

How to Conquer Your Email After a Vacation Welcome back to work. While you catch up on all the emails you didn’t handle while you were gone, new emails will start coming in. Depending on your job, this emails might be your actual job responsibility or a distraction that you’re annoyingly obligated to deal with anyway. Here’s how to avoid tha...
18:39 2019-07-08

Slack Wants to Replace Email. Is That What We Want? As the office chat start-up prepares to go public, some of us are still figuring out how available we want to be — and whether it’s O.K. to ping the C.E.O....
20:13 2019-06-19

Before You Start an Email, Set a Timer If you have trouble writing and replying to emails, here’s a simple trick: Set a timer for three minutes. Now write that whole email before the time runs out....
21:39 2019-09-17

How to schedule an email in Gmail Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Gmail‘s pretty much the first choice of email service for over a billion people on this planet (miss you, Inbox). But up until recently, a key functionality was m...
21:39 2019-08-04

Trying to Get Your $125 From Equifax? Keep An Eye Out for This Important Email If you opted for the $125 cash settlement following the Equifax data breach, check your email. A message I received over the weekend from “Equifax Breach Settlement Administrator” asked that I verify that I had “some form of credit monitoring” at the time I applied for the $1...
17:13 2019-09-09

Best email clients of 2019 Email remains the primary method of communication between businesses, but there are a number of different ways in which emails can be used and stored.The first main way is by using an email client, which will often use POP3, SMTP, or IMAP protocols to collect mail directly from a server to your PC o...
21:00 2019-06-18

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks weighed down by concerns over trade, Italian budget A slight gain in benchmark U.S. indices early on Tuesday was not enough to turn global stock markets higher as concerns about Italy's budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment....
17:26 2019-05-28

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
19:52 2019-05-31

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions The dollar rose and global equity markets advanced on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd ....
01:39 2019-05-22

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil tank on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
18:13 2019-08-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil plunge on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
22:13 2019-08-14

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 12 CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Edward Tilly, Cboe Global Markets Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Schell, Cboe Global Markets Executive Vice President, C...
16:00 2019-05-21

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 10 CHICAGO – September 4, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Chris Isaacson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Brian Schell, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, w...
22:00 2019-09-04

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global growth woes, trade uncertainty drag on Asian shares Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury yields fell and gold rebounded as weak global factory activity reinforced fears about slowing growth, while doubts over whether the United States and China can pull off a trade deal also hurt sentiment....
11:00 2019-07-02

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstart global economic growth....
01:26 2019-07-02

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares falter, bonds rally on global risk aversion Asian shares sank on Wednesday and bonds rallied as investor sentiment soured over growing worries about world growth with trade tensions between Washington and Beijing showing no signs of easing....
07:26 2019-05-29

Young Edmontonians join global ‘climate strike’ to demand action on global warming A couple hundred young people marched through downtown Edmonton on Friday before taking part in a "die-in" to draw attention to what they fear may happen if politicians don't act on climate change....
14:52 2019-09-21

How to Find and Delete Your Old Email Addresses Old, unused email accounts put your security and privacy at risk. With a compromised account, someone can impersonate you, search for personal information, or try the same password on your other accounts. The more unmonitored (and forgotten) accounts you have out there, the more doors into your pers...
01:00 2019-06-08

Gmail’s ‘dynamic email’ will be available to everyone July 2nd You'll soon be able to do a lot more in Gmail -- without ever leaving your inbox. Google will make AMP-powered "dynamic emails" for Gmail available to the general public on July 2nd, following a beta release to paying G Suite customers earlier this y......
02:39 2019-06-11

Best email hosting providers of 2019 Getting hold of an email account is easy – sign up with an ISP, register with Google, buy a website hosting account – but free and standard packages won't always deliver the quality that professional users need.Email hosting plans are an easy way to get a more efficient and reliab...
20:52 2019-05-21

How to Send Email Newsletters to Instapaper Email newsletters are trendy right now, but they can be a lot. If newsletters are clogging up your inbox, here’s how to send them to Instapaper. (Plus a workaround for Pocket.)...
19:13 2019-07-23

Email Attacks Are Getting More Sophisticated, and Frequent Harmful email attachments have long been a threat to companies, but researchers and security experts said that infected files are evolving in ways that traditional defenses find difficult to detect....
11:00 2019-05-28

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
03:26 2019-06-20

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Brian Schell, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at Deutsche Bank...
14:00 2019-05-23

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 30 CHICAGO – May 23, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at Deutsche Bank’s 8th Annual Global Financial Services Conference in New Y...
16:00 2019-05-21

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 6 CHICAGO – May 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference on Thursday, June 6 a...
22:00 2019-05-29

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 7 CHICAGO – June 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, along with Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Sandl...
16:00 2019-05-21

Google’s newest Gmail feature will let you do a lot more than just email Google gave Gmail a massive makeover last year, adding several additional features so you can do a lot more than just email inside Gmail. Now, Google is about to make Gmail even more useful, adding a major new feature to the app. On top of the built-in Calendar, Keep, and Tasks panels that are alrea...
02:52 2019-06-12

Don’t Be Duped by These Phone and Email Scams Some of us in the personal finance realm have a weird little hobby: We try to scam the scam artists. We’re not out to steal their money — just their…       ...
14:52 2019-08-04

Email sextortion scams are on the rise and they're scary — here's what to do if you get one Overall, extortion by email is growing significantly, according to the FBI's Internet Crime Compliant Center (IC3). Last year, these complaints rose 242% to 51,146 reported crimes, with total losses of $83 million....
01:52 2019-06-18

Can You Switch ISPs Without Losing Your Email Address? Welcome back to Tech 911, Lifehacker’s weekly tech-advice column. Before I get to this week’s question, one quick summer reminder: The mailbag is looking a little sparse, since you are all probably out having fun in the sun instead of sweating it out with some perplexing PC issue. Please send me any...
15:52 2019-07-05

Amazing! This New Gmail Feature Will Let You Know If You’re Being Normal In An Email Nailing the right tone in an email can be tricky, but thankfully, one email provider has stepped up to make what can be a stressful experience a whole lot easier: Gmail has released a new feature that will let you know if you’re being normal in an email....
20:00 2019-05-29

Dropbox wants to kill off sending files by email Dropbox has launched a new service that aims to end email transfers for good.The new Dropbox Transfer allows users to send files up to 100GB quickly and securely, meaning users will no longer be constrained by typical email service limitations.This is up to four times larger than the 25MB limit curr...
17:00 2019-07-10

Email security still a major worry for businesses As email-based threats have grown in number as well as severity, new research from the security firm Barracuda has revealed that 94 percent of organizations see email as their top security vulnerability.To compile its new You've got mail, The rise of email threats report, the firm surveyed 280 ...
06:52 2019-07-06

Email attacks are now the biggest threat for businesses Business email compromise (BEC) attacks have overtaken both ransomware and data breaches as the main reason companies filed a cyber-insurance claim in the EMEA region last year according to new research from insurance giant AIG.Statistics published by the firm in July revealed that BEC-related insur...
02:39 2019-09-03

Dita Von Teese: ‘I got an email saying: how dare you – that suit was for me!’ The burlesque dancer upset a fellow vintage enthusiast when she bought an original Christian Dior New Look outfit from a shop in San FranciscoI was in San Francisco at one of my favourite vintage stores and the owner said: “I have something in the back that you might be interested in, but it’s kind ...
18:00 2019-07-23

‘The world’s greatest email app’ is a privacy nightmare Superhuman bills itself as the world’s greatest email client. It should, given how much it costs; users of the app pay $30 a month for a subscription. It justifies that cost by being as feature complete as possible. It includes an array of keyboard shortcuts that expedite the most tedious parts of m...
19:39 2019-07-03

No, That Email About the Apple Card Wasn't a Phishing Attempt Whenever you receive an email that’s allegedly from a company, but it’s asking you to click a link and confirm some piece of information said company should already be very familiar with, you have every right to be skeptical. In fact, you should be very skeptical; common sense is your best, first de...
21:52 2019-08-14

DOJ disrupts massive business email scam operation The US Department of Justice has indicted dozens of individuals for their involvement in a massive business email scam and money laundering operation.Over a dozen individuals were arrested during raids carried out in the Los Angeles area but a total of 80 defendants are allegedly involved in the sch...
19:39 2019-08-23

Millions of accounts hit in huge sextortion email campaign A malicious email campaign looking to blackmail victims has affected millions of innocent users around the world, a new report has found.Researchers from Cofense Labs have published a database of over 200 million compromised accounts hit by a wide-ranging campaign that is looking to spread malware a...
23:00 2019-08-05

What all the stuff in email headers means—and how to sniff out spoofing Enlarge / Come to think of it, maybe you shouldn't open this one at all. (credit: Aurich / Thinkstock) I pretty frequently get requests for help from someone who has been impersonated—or whose child has been impersonated—via email. Even when you know how to "view headers" or "view source" in your ...
13:26 2019-08-08

TrickBot malware may have hacked 250 million email accounts TrickBot malware may have stolen as many as 250 million email accounts, including some belonging to governments in the US, UK and Canada. The malware isn't new. In fact, it's been circulating since 2016. But according to cybersecurity firm Deep Insti......
01:26 2019-07-13

'Leaked' Musk Email Swears Tesla Is Doing Just Fine, Nothing to See Here Musk claps back at the haters and losers, Moody’s dings Nissan’s credit rating, a very expensive Olympic taxi, and BMW releases a scooter because why the hell not. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 24, 2019....
17:13 2019-05-24

10 Can’t-Miss Gmail Tips and Tricks That Will Change the Way You Email Summer usually means a vacation from your Gmail inbox. But all your unread emails aren’t going to get answered on their own (well, actually, they might — but I’ll get to that later). Over 281 billion emails were sent last year, according to Radicati, a tech marketing firm. And that...
18:39 2019-07-02

Official: Gunman's resignation email had no sign of shooting A city official in Virginia Beach says the resignation email the gunman sent hours before the shooting at a municipal building was brief, unremarkable and didn't contain anything that foreshadowed the upcoming violence that would kill 12 people....
17:00 2019-06-03

Gunman's resignation email gave no hint of bloodshed to come A city official in Virginia Beach says the resignation email the gunman sent hours before the shooting at a municipal building was brief, unremarkable and didn't contain anything that foreshadowed the upcoming violence that would kill 12 people....
01:39 2019-06-04

Dynamic email in Gmail launches for all domains on July 2 Dynamic, interactive emails in Gmail, enabled by Google's open source AMP for Email project, will launch for all users and domains on July 2.Read More...
19:52 2019-06-10

World's biggest email server hit with security flaw A security bug has been discovered in millions of Exim servers that could be exploited to give potential attackers the ability to run malicious code with root privileges.The Exim team revealed in a recent advisory that all of its servers running version 4.92.1 or lower are vulnerable though the comp...
19:13 2019-09-09

GOP email: Mark Kelly will be stopped “dead in his tracks” Mark Kelly announced he is running for U.S. Senate in Arizona in 2020 on Tues, Feb. 12, 2019. Courtesy: Mark Kelly for Senate PHOENIX (AP) — The head of the Arizona Republican Party says in a fundraising email that Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly will be stopped “dead in his tracks.R...
22:39 2019-09-06

Guns and lies in America: sign up for email updates Get the latest news on our investigation delivered straight to your email inboxGuns and Lies in America is the Guardian’s year-long series on the dramatic decline of gun violence in the Bay Area – one of America’s most rapidly gentrifying areas, and the people who made it happen.Sign up to our newsl...
16:00 2019-06-04

Tesla deliveries set to top record in second quarter: Musk email Tesla Inc is on course to top its record for quarterly deliveries in the second quarter, beating the 90,700 it sent to customers in the final quarter of last year, according to an email from Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk to staff....
16:39 2019-05-23

Virginia Beach releases gunman's resignation email Virginia Beach officials on Monday released a resignation email sent by the gunman in a mass shooting at the city's municipal center that killed 12 people....
04:00 2019-06-04

Make a Joint Email Address With a Gmail Filter When you have a partner, you inevitably sign up for memberships and accounts that equally affect both of you: a dual theater subscription, or health insurance that covers you both. Annoyingly, many of these memberships only let you sign up with one email address. Instead of setting up a third email ...
00:52 2019-08-01

Official: Gunman’s resignation email had no sign of shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A city official in Virginia Beach says the resignation email the gunman sent hours before the shooting at a municipal building was brief, unremarkable and didn’t contain anything that foreshadowed the upcoming violence that would kill 12 people. City Communications D...
16:52 2019-06-03

UK Envoy Called Trump Administration "Dysfunctional" In Email: Report In leaked emails, the UK's Ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch labelled American President Donald Trump's administration as "inept, insecure and incompetent", a media report said on Sunday....
09:52 2019-07-07

Lock Her Up! Betsy DeVos Used Her Personal Email for Government Business Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, aka America’s most sinister church bake-goods saleswoman, used her email occasionally for government business and hasn’t saved the messages, according to an internal investigation released Monday....
21:39 2019-05-21

Could nation-state hackers target your email? Microsoft thinks so Microsoft has shown off the first voting system to make use of its ElectionGuard technology, which is designed to prevent tampering with elections, while revealing some alarming statistics about how many normal people – not just business customers – have been targeted by nation-state s...
16:13 2019-07-18

Betsy DeVos used personal email for government business: Feds In total, investigators said they identified six emails sent by DeVos on private accounts, including five that involved official agency business. The inquiry concluded that there was no evidence of "active or extensive" use of DeVos' personal accounts....
14:39 2019-05-21

Hackers hit Bulgaria, send data from Russian email: government Hackers stole thousands of Bulgarians' personal financial data and distributed it from a Russian-based email in an attack possibly related to the purchase of new F-16 fighter jets from the United States, the government said on Tuesday....
10:52 2019-07-16

Woman ‘horrified’ by gym’s body-shaming promo email to former customers Talk about gym-timidation. One woman was left “horrified” to receive a body-shaming promotional email from a Connecticut location of Anytime Fitness gym. The offensive note urged former customers to “pinch” and “grab” any “excess” fat on their body, in an ill-fate...
02:13 2019-06-15

Valimail raises $45 million to thwart email phishing attacks Valimail has raised $40 million in a series C round of funding, making it the latest in a line of startups raising funds for anti-phishing software.Read More...
21:13 2019-06-19

Tesla to Make Record Deliveries in Q2, Musk's Leaked Email Says Tesla is on course to deliver a record number of cars in the second quarter, beating the 90,700 it sent to customers in the final quarter of last year....
13:00 2019-05-24

World’s most destructive botnet returns with stolen passwords and email in tow Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) If you've noticed an uptick of spam that addresses you by name or quotes real emails you've sent or received in the past, you can probably blame Emotet. It's one of the world's most costly and destructive botnets—and it just returned from a four-month hiatus. Emotet ...
04:39 2019-09-20

Email scammer's plan to defraud 200,000 airport customers is foiled The NCSC's Active Cyber Defence report outlines how the scheme has helped defend the UK from hackers - and outlines plans for continuing to do so in future....
19:13 2019-07-16

Best email providers of 2019: Free, Paid and business services Getting hold of an email account is easy. Sign up with an ISP and you’ve got one account for starters. Creating an account with Google and other big names will get you more. Buy a decent web hosting package and you'll probably get enough email addresses to power a large business, all for...
15:52 2019-05-21

The best free email client 2019: the easiest way to manage your messages With a free email client, you can keep on top of your communication without having to part with a penny. You might feel that using a web mail service is good enough, but once you have tried one of the excellent free email clients that are available, you may well be drawn in by the extra feature and ...
15:52 2019-05-21

RPT-U.S. govt staff told treat Huawei as blacklisted-email A senior U.S. official this week told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on selling to the firm....
15:13 2019-07-03

U.S. govt staff told treat Huawei as blacklisted-email A senior U.S. official this week told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on selling to the firm....
05:13 2019-07-03

Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a congressional oversight chairman said on Monday....
00:13 2019-07-02

Justice Dept. apologizes for email link to anti-Semitic blog The U.S. Justice Department has apologized for sending an email to immigration courts this week that contained a link to a white nationalist website....
19:13 2019-08-23

House panel probes education secretary DeVos' personal email use A U.S. congressional committee on Monday sought records from Education Secretary Betsy Devos relating to her use of private email accounts, expanding an investigation into how President Donald Trump's top aides use unofficial messaging services to conduct government affairs....
23:26 2019-07-15

Facebook Discloses Cambridge Analytica Email It Fought for Months to Keep Secret More than a year ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out on his personal page a “timeline” related to the Cambridge Analytica “situation.” But he omitted a key piece of information, which was finally made public on Friday. Read more......
20:00 2019-08-23

The Latest: Judge in SEAL case didn’t approve email tracking SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the court case of a Navy SEAL accused of murder (all times local): 3:40 p.m. A military judge overseeing the case of a Navy SEAL charged with murder says he never approved an effort by prosecutors to track defense lawyers’ emails. Capt. Aaron Rugh said Thursday h...
02:00 2019-05-31

Tesla may set a quarterly record for deliveries, according to leaked Elon Musk email It’s sometimes hard to make sense of what’s going on with Tesla. Is the company on the verge of going bankrupt, or poised to set new records for deliveries? Well, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the answer to both questions could be “yes.” A few days ago, an internal email ...
02:39 2019-05-24

NYPD union boss sent members overtly racist video in email The NYPD sergeants’ union urged members to “pay close attention to every word” of an overtly racist video that the group shared over the weekend — in which an unidentified narrator bemoans “Section 8 scam artists and welfare queens” — before quickly deleting it, The Pos...
10:13 2019-08-14

Governor criticized for 'disgusting' anti-immigrant email sent day before El Paso attack Letter from Greg Abbott warns over ‘illegal immigrants’ and says ‘we’ll need to take matters into our own hands’The day before a gunman in El Paso carried out the deadliest attack against Latinos in modern US history, the Texas governor sent out an anti-immigrant fundraising letter calling on Republ...
04:26 2019-08-23

Life in an Internet Shutdown: Crossing Borders for Email and Contraband SIM Cards Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at home....
06:13 2019-09-03

Political committee left 6.2 million email addresses exposed for 9 years It's all too common for organizations to leave sensitive data exposed on their servers, but the latest incident might leave some scratching their heads. UpGuard discovered that the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee left about 6.2 million emai......
12:26 2019-08-07

Beware phony gift card email scams: Here's why attackers love using them Two thirds of email attacks targeting the enterprise are fake gift card requests from the boss. Individual attacks don't pocket attackers much, but widespread campaigns can be highly lucrative - and difficult to trace....
18:52 2019-07-31

Walmart Called Indian E-Commerce Rules Regressive in Email to US Government Walmart told the US government privately in January that India's new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties, a company document seen by Reuters......
08:52 2019-07-12

Insider Inc. is hiring an Email Marketing Manager to join our Subscriptions team Eric Audras/Getty ImagesAs Email Marketing Manager, you will successfully create, test and execute email marketing campaigns to acquire new and retain existing subscribers to our two core subscription products: Business Insider Intelligence and Business Insider Prime. Business Insider Intelligence i...
00:39 2019-06-20

Superhuman email client turns off location tracking after 'spying' controversy The email app Superhuman was profiled by the New York Times just a week ago as a buzzworthy startup with big names from Silicon Valley lining up to pay $30 per month for its service. Since then, a blog post by Mike Davidson dived into what that money......
01:13 2019-07-04

Recruiter accidentally sends racist email to Asian-American job hunter An Asian-American woman from Chicago said she received a racist email from the vice president of a recruiting firm after scheduling an interview with the company, according to a Monday report. Connie Cheung told Block Club Chicago she had applied to work as an office management assistant for the rec...
20:26 2019-07-02

UK watchdog warns financial advisors of fake Bitcoin email campaign Con artists will try anything to make their schemes appear legitimate to unwitting victims. In a recent email doing the rounds to financial advisors, scammers have been impersonating the UK‘s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) luring victims into a trap with Bitcoin. The email features the FCA‘s reco...
13:00 2019-07-23

Give me a break! How to write the perfect out-of-office email | Arwa Mahdawi If, like me, you want some uninterrupted time off, writing an effective message is essential. Here are a few strategies to tryIt’s summer-holiday season – which means it’s out-of-office (OOO) email season. Chances are your inbox is already filling up with messages from people who are away from their...
13:52 2019-07-03

An email marketing company left 809 million records exposed online Enlarge (credit: Ullstein Bild | Getty Images) By this point, you've hopefully gotten the message that your personal data can end up exposed in all sorts of unexpected Internet backwaters. But increased awareness hasn't slowed the problem. In fact, it's only grown bigger—and more confounding. Last...
15:00 2019-05-21

No Document Required For Updating Aadhaar Photo, Mobile, Email: UIDAI Aadhaar mobile number update: In order to obtain an Aadhaar number, individuals are required to provide certain demographic and biometric information during the enrolment process. The biometric......
05:00 2019-09-14

Crank Gaming Handheld's Creators Trying To Make Amends For Poorly Worded Email On May 22, app developer and game publisher Panic announced a new gaming handheld called Playdate that quickly became a mini-sensation online. Playdate is also the name used by a small, yearly indie showcase for experimental games, the 2019 edition of which took place just a few days later. The back...
00:52 2019-05-30

Musk's leaked email shows Tesla to make record deliveries in second quarter Tesla Inc is on course to deliver a record number of cars in the second quarter, beating the 90,700 it sent to customers in the final quarter of last year, according to an internal email from Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk to staff....
18:26 2019-05-23

Report: Moran cleared of misconduct, but violated Defense Department email policy Investigators said in a report released Wednesday that retired Adm. Bill Moran violated Pentagon policy by using his personal email for work but that his relationship with a former Navy commander was not misconduct....
23:13 2019-08-28

Google exec's all-staff email on internal data seen as warning to whistleblowers, organizers Amidst a wave of employee organizing, Google's top legal executive sent an all-staff email telling employees that accessing certain "need to know" documents without permission could get them fired....
14:39 2019-05-21

Job recruiter accidentally sent racist email to Asian-American woman after she set up interview: report An Asian-American woman from Chicago said she received a racist email from the vice president of a recruiting firm after scheduling an interview with the company, according to a Monday report.  ...
12:00 2019-07-02

Read the email from Elon Musk to Tesla employees, pushing them to hit aggressive goals Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out another email to his employees, pushing them to aim for a record number of vehicle deliveries to end the second quarter of 2019....
18:39 2019-06-27

Chrissy Teigen Accidentally Posted Her Email Address and Got Swarmed With FaceTime Calls Whoops! Chrissy Teigen won't make that mistake again. The 33-year-old star accidentally shared her email address on social media and received FaceTime calls from a few strangers......
19:26 2019-09-18

Chrissy Teigen accidentally posts email address, FaceTime hilarity ensues Chrissy Teigen accidentally publicly shared her email address. "oh my god people are FaceTiming me," she tweeted.        ...
16:39 2019-09-18

Vade raises $79 million to shield email inboxes from phishing attempts, malware, and spam Vade Secure, which is developing an email filtering stack to protect against phishing, malware, and spam, has raised $79 million in venture capital.Read More...
15:26 2019-06-12

Ex-State Department head of diplomatic security 'surprised' by Hillary Clinton's private email use The official in charge of protecting State Department staff said he was "surprised" to learn that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address to conduct government business....
04:13 2019-05-30

Superhuman, Silicon Valley's Hottest Email App, Kills Location Tracking After Privacy Backlash Email startup Superhuman ruffled some feathers this week thanks to a viral blog post by former Twitter vice president of design Mike Davidson detailing how one of the $30 a month service’s core features was actually a run-of-the-mill privacy-violating tracking pixel that transmits information about ...
04:39 2019-07-04

Yahoo email isn't working right now: Users report problems signing in, reading messages Yahoo email has been experiencing problems for hours. The emailing service issued a tweet saying that it is working on fixing the problem.       ...
10:00 2019-09-06

ThriveNYC email reveals how it ‘mishandled’ seminar canceled over ties to Blue Lives Matter A deputy director with Chirlane McCray’s embattled $1 billion mental-health project ThriveNYC admitted in an e-mail that her group “mishandled” a seminar allegedly scuttled over its ties to Blue Lives Matter. The training session was for first-responders and supposed to feature counselors from the c...
10:39 2019-08-17

In Fundraiser Email, State GOP Chief Says She Wants to Stop Arizona Senate Candidate ‘Dead in His Tracks’ (Bloomberg) — The chairwoman of the Republican Party in Arizona is trying to raise money by saying the GOP is going to stop pro-gun-control Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly “dead in his tracks.” The stark wording from Arizona GOP chairman Kelli Ward was directed at former ast...
01:00 2019-09-07

Chaffetz: Secretary of State Pompeo should be 'personally involved' in Clinton email server review Former Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz said Tuesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo should be "personally involved" with the review of whether State Department personnel mishandled information contained on Hillary Clinton's private email server. ...
19:26 2019-06-18

Email wire fraud is so simple for criminals to pull off, it's cost companies $26 billion since 2016 Business email compromise involves a criminal impersonating a senior executive or trusted business partner, reaching out to a member of their staff, and convincing that person to wire money to an account to pay a debt or fulfill a purchase order....
02:00 2019-09-12

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stock markets, bonds rally in expectation of rate cuts Record low bond yields in Europe and the expectation of further interest rate cuts by central banks worldwide helped push global stock market indices higher Wednesday as the benchmark U.S. S&P 500 hit another record high....
16:52 2019-07-03

Congress Asks What’s Up With Ivanka Trump and Hubby Jared Kushner and Their Use of Personal Email as Probe Deepens Donald Trump son-in-law-turned-White House aide Jared Kushner’s use of WhatsApp, as well as personal email and other unofficial message services in his official capacities, is coming under increased congressional scrutiny....
05:26 2019-07-03

Read Tesla CEO Elon Musk's latest email urging employees to improve vehicle deliveries On Wednesday, a new email from Tesla CEO Elon Musk to all employees asked them to focus on making end-of-quarter deliveries better than they have been, and called for new meetings with delivery teams every two days "to understand what's needed."...
00:13 2019-05-30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Chinese trade data calms volatile global markets Stronger-than-expected Chinese export data helped push global stock markets higher on Thursday following a volatile week that had investors scrambling for safety due to fears of a worldwide economic pullback....
17:26 2019-08-08

Keep Ya Head Up: Iowa Official and Tupac Superfan Forced to Resign After Sending Mass Email Quoting the Rapper Jerry Foxhoven—his real name, not his rap name—was the director of Iowa’s social services agency. He was also a huge fan of late rapper Tupac Shakur and he reportedly let his workers know it....
22:26 2019-07-17

Iowa agency director who hosted 'Tupac Fridays' for years asked to resign soon after mass rap lyrics email A 66-year-old Iowa state official was asked to resign last month days after he sent an agency-wide email to 4,300 employees highlighting lyrics from rap legend Tupac Shakur. ...
17:26 2019-07-17

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice, as security forces fanned out across the capital and appeared to thwart any new demonstrations. Th...
02:52 2019-06-08

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
09:00 2019-06-05

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
21:26 2019-08-14

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' The Chinese government has said the 1989 crackdown on protesters in Tiananmen Square, which left hundreds of protesters dead, was not a mistake. The defense came days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the killings....
21:00 2019-06-02

A Crackdown on Islam Is Spreading Across China A secret Communist Party directive has led to restrictions on Islamic practices far from Xinjiang, the western region where Uighurs have been brutally repressed....
13:13 2019-09-21

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement between May 19 and 23 had stayed in the U.S. after being ordered to leave or were deported and made their way back in the ...
21:26 2019-05-26

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week. Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown “constituted a 180 d...
15:00 2019-06-15

Senate eyes e-cigarette crackdown The White House has its knives out for the e-cigarette industry — and so does Capitol Hill.Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) have penned a bill that largely tracks with President Donald Trump’s crackdown on vaping, according to a draft obtained by POLITICO. The response from Con...
23:39 2019-09-19

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
15:13 2019-06-15

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, which has been approved by the Board of Directors of each company by unanimous votes of the members of the boards present...
23:26 2019-05-21

Mexico Detains More Migrants as Crackdown Steps Up ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities reinforced efforts over the weekend to deter Central Americans and others from crossing Mexico to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande in the north.In Arriaga, a town in the southern s...
06:39 2019-06-24

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said “looking away can be fatal — we must call out far-right terrorism by its name.” An...
12:52 2019-06-22

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy Defence minister Wei Fenghe dismisses criticism that the incident was not handled properlyChina has defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student protesters in a rare public acknowledgement of the event, days before its 30th anniversary, saying it was the “correct” policy.After seven weeks of p...
17:52 2019-06-02

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the first show of resistance among members of the Financial Services Committee since she became chairwoman in January. The new legislation that the California...
15:26 2019-06-21

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a civil disobedience campaign launched Sunday....
11:39 2019-06-10

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear back together with no anesthetic....
15:39 2019-06-05

EU reappoints top antitrust cop who led crackdown on tech giants The new European Commission has reappointed Margrethe Vestager to be its antitrust chief, a sign that the crackdown on tech companies will continue.Read More...
22:13 2019-09-10

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and joined the protests out of a desire for change. (May 31)        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

Muslims celebrate Eid despite severe crackdown in Kashmir The Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha was held in the India-administered region of Kashmir Sunday, without its traditional autonomy for the first time in decades....
15:13 2019-08-12

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant grapples with how to combat hoaxes and deceptions....
23:52 2019-05-30

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and throwing more than a million people into concentration camps. But in Istanbul, 3,000 miles away, a community of women who have escaped a life of repres...
19:52 2019-05-21

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants tries to find space to sleep....
00:52 2019-06-20

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
14:26 2019-07-04

Mexico’s migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown At a migrant shelter near the Guatemala border food is cooked and children play on the patios and at night thin mattresses cover every inch of floor space, including part of the kitchen and the chapel, as migrants try to sleep in the over-capacity space...
01:00 2019-06-20

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
13:13 2019-06-14

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of people the opposition considers political prisoners....
21:39 2019-06-11

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council said Thursday the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democracy sit-in earlier this month...
17:52 2019-06-20

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
20:39 2019-06-15

Russian crackdown on protesters seen as intimidation tactic MOSCOW — In just a few days, Sergei Abanichev was arrested, thrown in jail and charged with a crime that could keep him behind bars for up to eight years — all, he says, for throwing a paper cup into the air at an opposition protest in Moscow. The 25-year-old sales manager got caught up......
08:39 2019-09-03

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar An independent review of U.N. operations in the years before thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar’s military concluded that the organization’s many bodies failed to act together resulting in “systemic and structural failures.”...
06:00 2019-06-18

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
23:39 2019-07-01

Read the full email Uber CEO wrote to employees about why the company was laying off 400 workers (UBER) Reuters/Brendan McDermid Uber fired 400 marketing employees this week as the company seeks to streamline some bloated departments. Morale had been low on the marketing team for months, other former employees say, leaving few surprised by the shakeup. In an email to all company employees, CEO Dara K...
00:26 2019-08-01

Betsy DeVos used personal email for work in 'limited' cases, according to internal investigation Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has used her personal email accounts for government business, an internal investigation found.        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Email sextortion scams are on the rise, and they’re scary. Here’s what to do if you get one Last year, electronic extortion complaints rose 242%, with total losses of $83 million. The advice from experts: Don’t fall for it.       ...
01:26 2019-06-18

Peru deports 150 Venezuelans in crackdown on illegal crossings Peru deported 150 Venezuelans for entering the country illegally as authorities sought to enforce stricter policies for migrants from the crisis-stricken nation, Peru's immigration office said on Thursday....
02:39 2019-09-20

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
06:00 2019-07-11

The Latest: Sudanese protesters defiant after army crackdown The Latest on aftermath of Sudanese military crackdown on protest sit-in (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Thousands of Sudanese pro-democracy protesters remain defiant of the country's military rulers, a day after the main sit-in site in the capital was violently emptied by security forces....
16:00 2019-06-04

Sudanese protesters rally to condemn June crackdown Thousands of Sudanese have joined protests condemning a deadly crackdown last month, as tensions remain high despite recent progress toward a power-sharing deal with the ruling military council...
16:13 2019-07-18

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular livestreaming sites conspicuously shut down for......
16:26 2019-06-04

Rep. Crenshaw slams AOC, Democrats on border crackdown: 'They don't want solutions' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is using the border crisis to call President Trump evil not to find real solutions, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas told Fox News....
17:00 2019-07-22

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood at 40. The Sudan Doctors’ Committee says securi...
08:39 2019-06-05

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition forces....
11:39 2019-06-05

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of......
04:00 2019-07-13

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested the closed-door session, set for Tuesday afternoon. Witnesses and protest leaders say Sudanese securit...
11:39 2019-06-04

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
05:13 2019-06-17

Russia widens Jehovah's Witnesses crackdown with new jailings Russia has widened a crackdown against Jehovah's Witnesses, jailing six adherents of the Christian denomination for extremism in a move rights activists said was unjust and flouted religious freedom....
17:00 2019-09-20

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying: “We don’t have infinite capacity.”Colau said the limits wo...
18:26 2019-07-05

Mystery American gets caught up in Hong Kong crackdown Video of the arrest by Hong Kong police of a man who appeared to an American went viral Saturday as social media users publicized the violence that accompanied the 13th week of protests against Chinese overreach in the city. “What charge is this? Otherwise it is unlawful!” shouted the ma...
05:00 2019-09-01

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Is Curiously Sparing the Bosses Let’s say you’re a piece of shit who wants to reduce the number of undocumented immigrants in this country, for whatever dumbass reason—just pure racism, or because they’re takin’ our jobs, or because MAYBE ISIS???? Surely, with your totally consistent ideology, you would want to not only persecute ...
17:26 2019-05-31

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" since then....
08:13 2019-06-02

Arrests Jump In China's Xinjiang Amid Crackdown The number of people arrested and imprisoned in China's Xinjiang skyrocketed in 2017, according to official data, as Beijing tightens its grip on the troubled region with surveillance and mass......
18:13 2019-09-02

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a delay....
00:39 2019-07-13

2020 Democrats fume at DNC over debate criteria crackdown With the deadline to qualify for next month’s third round of Democratic presidential debates closing in, the Democratic National Committee is facing an angry chorus of criticism from the candidates not likely to make the cut....
22:13 2019-08-26

| Scores of DRC media 'closed' in crackdown: rights group Dozens of media outlets have been shut down in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the latest crackdown against journalists, a local media rights group says....
23:00 2019-09-03

Venture-Capital Stalwart Fights Crypto Crackdown Andreessen Horowitz, a venture-capital firm known for early investments in companies including Facebook, is putting up a fight against Washington’s cryptocurrency crackdown....
20:39 2019-09-01

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within a week....
05:26 2019-07-23

Trump EPA rolls back Obama’s coal crackdown Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday finalized the agency’s plan for replacing Obama-era regulations on emissions from coal-fired power plants, part of a long-running effort by the Trump administration to roll back environmental rules....
19:13 2019-06-19

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Association had called on people to stay home Sunday in p...
13:39 2019-06-09

‘What is our crime?’: Detentions of politicians deepen crackdown in Kashmir To maintain control in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke autonomy for Muslim-majority Kashmir, India has sent thousands of troops to the region and detained hundreds of local politicians and party workers....
12:52 2019-08-13

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
14:52 2019-06-09

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that hardens ideological tensions between the rival powers....
01:26 2019-08-17

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years.       ...
14:52 2019-06-17

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court that the situation in the disputed region is being reviewed daily and unprecedented security restrictions will be removed over the next few days. Carry...
21:00 2019-08-16

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
05:00 2019-06-17

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-sounding and must go. Provinces and cities across China have been issuing notices pressuring private and public officials to rename businesses, bridges a...
06:26 2019-06-21

Russian Police Detain Nearly 800 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the......
00:26 2019-08-04

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Security Forces."...
20:13 2019-06-15

Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies....
03:13 2019-09-12

Russian Police Detain Nearly 700 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the......
21:52 2019-08-03

Russian police detain over 800 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration was illegal....
21:52 2019-08-03

El Salvador eyes crackdown on gangs over killings of police SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s new National Police chief says he has been ordered to crack down on gangs in the face of rising attacks on security forces. Mauricio Arriaza Chicas says new President Nayib Bukele is taking a strong stance on the issue. He adds that police will ac...
02:52 2019-06-13

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the......
23:00 2019-08-10

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
08:00 2019-08-13

Moscow couple shaken but defiant after police crackdown Images of a young Moscow couple being beaten in a police crackdown against protesters have spread on Russian social media, and they say the violence has left them shaken but with their resolve strengthened...
18:39 2019-07-31

Vanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice' Nation suffering disproportionately from climate emergency to phase in ban, believed to be world first, by DecemberIt is but a tiny speck in the Pacific Ocean, but the island state of Vanuatu is leading the global fight against plastic waste. The nation, which has already introduced one of the tough...
09:39 2019-06-22

Mexico officials detain more migrants as crackdown steps up Mexican authorities are reinforcing efforts to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande in the north...
05:13 2019-06-24

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term...
18:52 2019-05-22

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
17:52 2019-06-05

'Everyone gets paid': Mexico’s migration networks are thriving despite crackdown President López Obrador says new immigration plan is working, but huge numbers of people still travel north – aided by smugglers’ bribesMario Rosales is organising travel arrangements for his latest clients, a Honduran woman and her two primary school-aged children hoping to reach the United States....
20:26 2019-09-12

YouTube issues sitewide crackdown on ‘hateful’ videos YouTube will yank down and ban “hateful” and “supremacist” videos — including those that deny violent, well-documented events such as the Holocaust, the company announced Wednesday. “Today, we’re taking another step in our hate speech policy by specifically prohibiting ...
20:13 2019-06-05

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — following his administration’s crackdown on union rival Airbnb. De Blasio will join the labor union’s president, Peter Ward, at its West 44th Stre...
23:00 2019-06-05

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term....
17:39 2019-05-22

Russian opposition plans new election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping police crackdown and ban on the event....
02:39 2019-08-03

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared to more than 100....
05:13 2019-06-06

Mexico’s crackdown on migrants sends some heading south Mexico’s efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory is showing some bite as some people turn around to head south in the face of increased enforcement, while government officials say they will target human smuggling rings...
06:00 2019-06-18

U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown: source The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority, a person briefed on the matter said, the latest effort by the Trump administration to crack down on Chinese companies as trade frictio...
21:26 2019-05-22

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend “rescue” of nearly 800 migrants packed into semi-trailers. Marcelo Ebrard says more than 150 of those migrants were children and say...
17:13 2019-06-17

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe has increased by 50% after a concerted effort by enforcement agencies to tackle the problem.Eels are in demand in China and other east Asian countries a...
23:13 2019-06-27

'Me love you long time,' a recruiter told Asian-American woman jobseeker in accidental email The email was intended for Brian Haugh, the president of Chicago Search Group. Its sender has since apologized to Connie Cheung.        ...
23:52 2019-07-01

Sudan: Thousands rally to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Protesters have called for justice for those killed in a brutal raid on a Khartoum camp. The military and civilian opposition still can't finalize power-sharing months after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
02:52 2019-07-14

Huawei Chief Predicts Sales Will Flatline After Trump Crackdown Being cut off from American technology will hurt business at the Chinese company this year and next, Ren Zhengfei said, though he vowed a 2021 recovery....
15:13 2019-06-17

India says Pakistan's crackdown on militant group a 'cosmetic step' India said on Thursday Pakistan’s announcement of a crackdown on Hafiz Saeed, leader of a group blamed for Islamist militant attacks on Mumbai in 2008, lacked sincerity and meant to mislead foreign governments....
15:52 2019-07-04

Universities Face Federal Crackdown Over Foreign Financial Influence The Education Department has begun a crackdown on colleges and universities that fail to disclose gifts from foreign governments, fearing undue influence....
22:13 2019-08-30

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
05:39 2019-05-26

Huawei says Trump crackdown will cost it $30 billion as smartphone sales take a hit Huawei says they are anticipating a huge drop in smartphone sales. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
16:00 2019-06-17

Pakistan announces crackdown on militant leader Hafiz Saeed Counter-terrorism department opens 23 cases against Lashkar-e-Taiba leader and 12 aidesPakistani authorities have announced a crackdown against Hafiz Saeed, the leader of the group blamed for deadly attacks on Mumbai in 2008, amid growing international pressure to act against militant groups.Pakista...
02:13 2019-07-05

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight, as one of the hitherto most welcoming destinations for the migrants in South America closes another door to them....
23:00 2019-06-14

| Sudanese protesters demand justice for army crackdown victims Thousands of Sudanese protesters have poured onto the streets of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a sit-in outside the army headquarters that killed more than 100 people....
23:13 2019-07-13

Tanzanian rhino population soars ‘by 1,000%’ after poaching crackdown, imports Endangered rhino populations in Tanzania rose by 1,000 per cent after officials said the country’s government quashed organized gangs guilty of substantial poaching....
20:52 2019-07-12

A military crackdown in Hong Kong would backfire on China's economy The idea of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the streets of Hong Kong seemed unthinkable just a few weeks ago. Now it is being considered a possibility....
12:00 2019-08-07

House rejects 2 AOC amendments to limit Trump border crackdown The Democratic-led House rejected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-led efforts Friday to curb President Trump’s border crackdown. Two amendments Ocasio-Cortez authored to a defense authorization bill failed to get enough support from her colleagues on the House floor Friday. The Bronx Democrat, who has...
23:00 2019-07-12

YouTube's channel removals soar following hate speech crackdown YouTube's tougher stance on hate speech has led it to culling much, much more conent than it has in the past. The Google-owned video service has revealed that it removed over 17,000 channels and 100,000 videos for hate speech, both fivefold increase......
21:13 2019-09-03

Feds arrest 32 in kickoff of San Francisco drug, crime crackdown Federal officials said Wednesday that 32 people, many of them Honduran nationals, had been arrested in connection with two international operations that poured heroin and cocaine into San Francisco's notorious Tenderloin District....
00:26 2019-08-08

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the country on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum, killing dozens....
18:39 2019-07-13

| Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown A top Sudanese general as vowed to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens and left hundreds wounded....
08:26 2019-06-17

Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
10:39 2019-08-12

Tehran Orders Crackdown as Wealthy Use Ambulances to Beat Traffic Celebrities and even private tutors pay large sums of money use emergency vehicles to escape traffic in one of world’s worst cities for traffic jams....
11:13 2019-08-24

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abortions has long been used in lifesaving research. New restrictions are ending such work at the National Institutes of Health. University scientists worr...
16:13 2019-06-08

Nu Skin shares plunge 16% as China crackdown hits revenues Shares of beauty and wellness products company Nu Skin tanked on Wednesday after the company said China's crackdown on health products is weighing on sales....
18:26 2019-07-17

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
03:00 2019-06-08

Taiwan says 'unrepentant' China covering up June 4 Tiananmen crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's president said on Tuesday, ahead of vigils in the region to commemorate the event....
10:13 2019-06-04

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens of protesters were killed by the army and militia....
10:26 2019-06-04

UK urges China to respect rights on Tiananmen crackdown anniversary Britain urged China to allow its citizens to protest peacefully and enjoy freedom of expression in a statement marking the 30th anniversary of the Chinese government's deadly crackdown on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square....
11:26 2019-06-04

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
17:39 2019-06-06

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammunition, set tents alight and beat fleeing protesters. By the next day, the once festive camp, which wa...
13:52 2019-06-06

'I thought they would kill me': Thai dissidents targeted in brutal crackdown Ever since sham elections in March, activists have been singled out in a series of brutal attacks as the military tightens its grip on power The blows came hard and heavy on Sirawith Seritiwat’s head. The four men, dressed in motorcycle helmets, black gloves and balaclavas, brought their metal trunc...
03:39 2019-07-22

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
00:39 2019-06-05

Mexico’s border crackdown sends migrants south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.        ...
13:52 2019-06-21

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing criticism that some closed communities on the platform are uniting extremists and spreading fake news.The company announced in a blogpost on Wednesday that i...
03:26 2019-08-15

With Pens, Paper and Motorcycles, Journalists Chronicle Kashmir Crackdown Kashmir’s newspapers, cut off from technology by the Indian government, are rising to the occasion to serve readers desperate for information in the war-torn region....
19:52 2019-08-12

Baghdad's crackdown on Iran-allied militias faces resistance At checkpoints leading into the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the flags of Brigade 30, a paramilitary force, still fly nearly two months after the Baghdad government ordered all militias to leave....
10:00 2019-08-29

Trump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers The Trump administration on Monday announced a sweeping new policy tightening restrictions for asylum seekers, in a move that could drastically reduce the number of Central American migrants eligible to enter the United States in this way....
17:00 2019-07-15

Mexico Detains Fewer Migrants as Crackdown Discourages Movement Mexico’s apprehensions and deportations of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. remained high in July, but fell from the previous month as a policy reversal that cracked down on irregular migration deters attempts to cross Mexico’s southern border with Guatemala, Mexican officials said...
09:39 2019-08-05

New Documents Show Power Games Behind China’s Tiananmen Crackdown A book released in Hong Kong reveals how after the 1989 massacre, China’s top officials united to denounce an ousted leader and embrace a darkly wary worldview....
05:13 2019-05-31

| In blow to big pharma, Canada enacts drug-price crackdown The Canadian government announced final regulations that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the world....
14:26 2019-08-10

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy....
11:52 2019-06-04

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a political foothold....
20:26 2019-08-02

| Amnesty slams Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa over 'ruthless' rights crackdown Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has led a "ruthless" and systematic crackdown on human rights during his first year in office, according to an Amnesty International report on Monday....
00:00 2019-08-27

Russian police accuse 10 of mass unrest in crackdown on eve of rally Russian authorities on Friday moved to press criminal charges against 10 people for their involvement in what they called mass unrest at an opposition protest last weekend, as defiant Kremlin critics vowed to hold another rally on Saturday....
17:52 2019-08-02

'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it did not have a unified strategy and lacked Security Council support, according to an internal report....
22:39 2019-06-17

Sudanese Protestors Say 60 People Have Died in This Week’s Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood at 40. The Sudan Doctors’ Committee says sec...
17:13 2019-06-05

Walmart To Stop Sale Of E-Cigarettes In US Amid Crackdown On Vaping Walmart Inc told its staff on Friday the retailer was discontinuing the sale of e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its US stores. In an internal memo seen by Reuters, Walmart......
06:00 2019-09-21

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's Tiananmen Square - to mark 30 years since China's......
17:52 2019-05-21

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed to build the Chinese economy....
06:52 2019-05-24

Juul stock values plummet amid federal crackdown Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their stock valuations go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling product — mint flavored pods. Investors in the privately held San Francisco company have reduced their price tag for the stock by more than 25 percent...
06:00 2019-09-14

Trump administration exploring police crackdown on homeless people New report suggests law enforcement as ‘tool’ to deal with crisis, as Trump laments people sleeping in ‘best entrances to buildings’The White House has said it is exploring using police to remove homeless people from the streets, a vague threat that has escalated concerns about Trump pushing a law e...
10:52 2019-09-18

Trump Eyes Crackdown on Homelessness as Aides Visit California The president is pushing his administration to address surging homelessness in liberal cities he loves to hate, like Los Angeles. But his powers are limited....
06:52 2019-09-11

Kashmiris allege night terror by Indian troops in crackdown Residents of Kashmir villages say Indian troops conducted acts of violence and intimidation in nighttime raids beginning just before the New Delhi government stripped the disputed region of its statehood last month...
11:52 2019-09-14

De Blasio all talk on crackdown of Times Square’s costumed creeps Mayor Bill de Blasio talked a big game Tuesday about cracking down on Elmo and other costumed creeps harassing tourists and New Yorkers alike in Times Square — but offered no concrete plans for how to do it. “We are going to be all over the situation,” Hizzoner huffed at an unrelated press briefing,...
05:13 2019-09-11

President Widodo warns of crackdown as Jakarta protest continues Protests continued for a second straight night in Jakarta as supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed with police despite warnings of a severe crackdown against those who threaten national security....
10:00 2019-05-23

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he showed how China built internment camps and surveillance networks and recruited police officers to run t...
15:00 2019-05-21

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing for disaster. The indigenous organizer from the Fort Peck reservation in Montana fears that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline could break and spill, d...
05:39 2019-05-22

Washington city's crackdown on 'bikini baristas' wins court blessing Scantily clad "bikini baristas" in Everett, Washington, will have to cover up more of themselves after a federal appeals court on Wednesday freed the city to enforce a dress code requiring that they clothe "minimum body areas" when serving coffee to customers....
22:13 2019-07-03

Top Chinese state media editor calls out major internet crackdown One of Beijing's best known propagandists has pushed back against the government's internet crackdown ahead of the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1....
10:52 2019-09-19

Canada makes drug price crackdown official over industry opposition The Canadian government on Friday announced final regulations to reduce patented drug prices it said would save Canadians C$13.2 billion ($10 billion) over a decade, overriding heavy opposition from pharmaceutical companies....
12:00 2019-08-09

Elif Shafak: novelist calls writers to speak up on crackdown in Turkey Author speaks out as the regime’s prosecutors ask to examine her novelsA leading Turkish novelist Elif Shafak on Saturday urged the international community to show support for the country’s authors, journalists and academics, and warned that all traces of democracy were being crushed there.“Turkey t...
17:52 2019-06-02

'Kashmiris will erupt': fear grips region as Indian crackdown bites Cities are empty as armed security forces outnumber local police and all communications remain blockedEid is just days away, and the central market in Srinagar, Lal Chowk, should be bustling with people. Every year crowds flock to its stalls to buy clothes, jewellery and sweets. Sheep and goats – tr...
10:26 2019-08-09

UPDATE 6-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
08:13 2019-08-11

Prominent Lawyer’s Trial Will Test Crackdown on Unregistered Foreign Agents The prosecution of Gregory B. Craig is seen as a litmus test for tougher Justice Department enforcement of law that requires disclosure of foreign lobbying....
18:52 2019-08-11

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigating the death of a young woman in an alleged shooting of Salvadoran migrants by police last week....
01:13 2019-06-20

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20:52 2019-09-11

Thousands detained in Indian Kashmir crackdown, official data reveals Authorities in Indian Kashmir have arrested nearly 4,000 thousand people since the scrapping of its special status last month, government data shows, the most clear evidence yet of the scale of one of the disputed region's biggest crackdowns....
13:13 2019-09-12

India Moves to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status Amid Crackdown Before the announcement, which is likely to set off unrest, India had flooded the disputed region with thousands of extra troops and cut off internet service....
12:26 2019-08-05

A run on gas masks: Hong Kong protesters circumvent crackdown on protective gear Items crucial for withstanding violent clashes and tear gas are in short supply, as authorities disrupt the flow of protective equipment into the territory....
13:52 2019-08-16

Canada enacts drug price crackdown, in blow to pharmaceutical industry The Canadian government on Friday announced final regulations to reduce patented drug prices it said would save Canadians C$13.2 billion ($10 billion) over a decade, overriding heavy opposition from pharmaceutical companies....
21:13 2019-08-09

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks....
09:13 2019-06-06

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
01:13 2019-06-15

Rule-breaking City drivers rack up £25m in fines after Bank crackdown Motorists driving through the Square Mile were fined a record £25 million last year for flouting traffic rules, like going the wrong way up a one-way street....
15:13 2019-07-05

Govt urged to crackdown on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players wrack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold to children, according to a damning new report....
07:39 2019-09-12

Trump DOJ scores rare win on sanctuary city crackdown in appeals court President Trump notched a win on Friday in a federal appeals court, which upheld a Department of Justice method for cracking down on sanctuary cities. ...
04:00 2019-07-13

Google removes 210 YouTube channels in Hong Kong misinformation crackdown Google said Thursday that it had shut down 210 YouTube channels after the company learned they were tied to misinformation about the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
11:13 2019-08-23

| Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demonstrators called a "bloody massacre" by security forces....
22:13 2019-06-05

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong charged in crackdown on protests Hong Kong authorities on Friday charged pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong with organizing an illegal protest as they tighten a clampdown on unrest that has plunged the Asian financial hub into its biggest political crisis in more than two decades....
19:52 2019-08-30

Senior doctors call for crackdown on home genetic testing kits False results have told women they have mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer Senior doctors have called for a crackdown on consumer genetic tests, following an influx of patients who have been wrongly told they are carrying dangerous mutations linked to cancer or other devastating condition...
20:52 2019-07-21

Trump asks Supreme Court to allow full enforcement of asylum crackdown President Donald Trump's administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to lift a court order preventing the government from fully enforcing a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border....
09:39 2019-08-27

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Association urged people to stay h...
21:52 2019-06-09

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave of arrests and violent intimidation in an effort to undermine opposition plans for a widespread campaign of civil disobedience.Pro-reform groups have wa...
10:26 2019-06-09

Tiananmen Square protests: crackdown intensifies as 30th anniversary nears Authorities expand detention of activists and censorship ahead of 4 June Chinese authorities have detained dozens of people as part of a ramped-up annual crackdown ahead of the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.Tuesday will mark 30 years since the bloody event, which saw Chinese authoriti...
07:26 2019-05-31

Hungary backs Trump on asylum crackdown as it touts its own border success Hungary is backing President Trump in his crackdown on migrants claiming asylum at the southern borders -- as the government touts its own success in drastically reducing the influx of migrants into the country....
23:00 2019-07-20

In Mexico's South, Police Check Buses, Trains in Migrant Crackdown Growing numbers of illegal immigrants are being detained along the key routes used by asylum seekers and human smugglers as President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, under heavy pressure from President Trump, steps up efforts to stem the flow of migrants heading for the U.S....
13:26 2019-06-11

Hong Kong "Won't Be Repeat" Of Tiananmen Square Crackdown: Chinese Media Chinese state media vowed Friday there "won't be a repeat" of the Tiananmen Square crackdown if Beijing moves to quash Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests....
13:00 2019-08-16

Li Peng, Chinese premier who led 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, dies at 91 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, known for leading the the nation during its infamous crackdown of peaceful demonstrators in Tiananmen Square, died Monday. He was 91....
17:26 2019-07-23

Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country's presidency said....
17:39 2019-07-10

U.S. Senate leader: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable' U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unacceptable."...
18:26 2019-08-12

Senate leader: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable' U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unacceptable," while Trump administration officials urged all sides to refrain from violence....
20:39 2019-08-12

Pakistan Pashtun activists say leader arrests herald state crackdown After a deadly clash between troops and activists at a security post in northern Pakistan, organizers of a rights movement that has unnerved the powerful army say a campaign of intimidation against them has intensified, with many top leaders detained....
13:52 2019-06-20

Li Peng, Chinese Leader Derided for Role in Tiananmen Crackdown, Dies at 90 For decades, critics called for Mr. Li, who became known as the “butcher of Beijing,” to face trial or a public reckoning for his role in the 1989 bloodshed....
14:52 2019-07-23

Russia frees jailed protester as teachers, priests demand end to crackdown A Moscow court freed an opposition protester from custody on Wednesday, as school teachers and Orthodox priests told authorities to rein in a crackdown following the biggest anti-Kremlin protests in the capital for years....
17:52 2019-09-18

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations warns violates international law....
04:39 2019-06-13

Li Peng, Chinese premier during violent Tiananmen Square crackdown, dies at 91 "We are forced to take resolute and decisive measures to put an end to the turmoil," Li said of the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests.        ...
16:52 2019-07-23

Mexico: Amlo says sale of presidential plane will fund migrant crackdown Funds from sale of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s jet will be put toward the deployment of the newly formed national guardAndrés Manuel López Obrador has promised to fund a crackdown on migrants to Mexico from Central America with proceeds from the sale of his office’s aircraft, a 787 Dreamliner whic...
23:13 2019-06-12

Japan Cites ‘National Security’ in Free Trade Crackdown. Sound Familiar? Tokyo has moved to limit exports of chemicals to big South Korean chip makers like Samsung, citing vague threats to Japan’s security. Seoul says a political dispute is the real reason for the move....
18:00 2019-07-15

Amid U.S. vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the world’s largest market of smokers....
10:26 2019-09-12

Li Peng, Former Chinese Premier Who Ordered Crackdown On Tiananmen Square Protests Dies (BEIJING) — Li Peng, a former hard-line Chinese premier best known for announcing martial law during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, has died. He was 91. The official Xinhua News Agency said Li died Monday of an unspecified illness. Li, a cautious, uninspiring figure, was a k...
17:39 2019-07-23

Mexico’s Crackdown at Its Southern Border, Prompted by Trump, Scares Migrants From Crossing Increased enforcement along the border with Guatemala, which began in recent days, has made crossing into Mexico harder. This has dissuaded migrants from traveling north....
20:26 2019-06-27

Taiwan urges China to 'repent' for Tiananmen crackdown, push for democratic reform Taiwan on Monday urged China to "repent" for the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on a pro-democracy movement and push for democratic reform ahead of 30th anniversary of the event, which remains all but taboo in China....
06:00 2019-06-03

Ecuador's crackdown on wildcatting at Australian mogul's mining lease faces backlash Ecuador's market-friendly President Lenin Moreno is cracking down on illegal gold miners, who are increasingly encroaching on formal mines, but keeping them away from an Australian billionaire's concession for good may prove a tall order....
14:13 2019-08-05

Exclusive: Two powerful Canadian provinces argued against federal drug price crackdown Canada's two most populous provinces, Ontario and Quebec, have privately expressed concerns with a federal government plan to slash the price of patented drugs, arguing that such regulatory changes could hurt investment in life sciences....
21:26 2019-07-31

Trump Urges USPS and FedEx to Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China. They’ve Been Trying for Years With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and express shipping companies to “SEARCH FOR & REFUSE all deliveries of fentanyl,” a deadly synthetic opioid. American officials have long blam...
20:13 2019-08-26

Coffee baron's death fuels India Inc anger over government crackdown on wrongdoing The apparent suicide of India's coffee baron V.G. Siddhartha, under investigation by tax authorities, has inflamed anger toward the government among business leaders who feel it is going too far in its crackdown on fraud and tax evasion....
18:39 2019-08-01

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking [Update] Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads around the station as well as in public parks....
14:26 2019-06-20

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan today calling on him to crack down on imported cocoa produced with forced child labor. The senators cited an investigation by The Washington Post that found major chocolate com...
23:39 2019-07-16

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown Two days after the Sudanese military led a violent crackdown on protesters in the country's capital, over 100 people have been reported dead and 500 injured, the opposition said Wednesday....
07:13 2019-06-06

‘I Was Begging for Mercy’: How Undercover Officers in Hong Kong Launched a Bloody Crackdown Officers seriously injured protesters while making arrests in Hong Kong on the night of Aug. 11. Now, the men they targeted are telling their stories, and their accounts raise serious questions about the police’s actions....
01:00 2019-09-23

UPDATE 3-Canada frets about potential Chinese crackdown on more exports, mulls Xi meeting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he was concerned that China could broaden its crackdown on Canada's exports, and that he might seek a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping later this month....
22:52 2019-06-06

Kashmiri soccer players anxious over communications crackdown, lose touch with families For the Real Kashmir Football Club, known as the Snow Leopards, this has been a tough week, which is saying something for a team based in one of the most militiarized regions of the world where stone pelting and the sound of gunfire are regular occurrences....
19:13 2019-08-09

UPDATE 2-Canada frets about potential Chinese crackdown on more exports, mulls Xi meeting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he was concerned that China could broaden its crackdown on Canada's exports, and that he might seek a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping later this month....
20:52 2019-06-06

YouTube crackdown blocked history teachers who shared archive videos of Hitler YouTube's crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler. ...
19:52 2019-06-07

Trump Administration Says Border Crossing Arrests Drop Amid Mexican Crackdown PHOENIX — The Trump administration said Monday it saw a 30% drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern U.S. border from July to August, amid an aggressive crackdown by the Mexican government on migrants traveling north. Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morga...
04:00 2019-09-10

Sudan crackdown highlights role of feared paramilitary unit: Amnesty International Amnesty International on Thursday called for international action against Sudan's new military rulers and condemned the government's Rapid Support Forces for what it called a "murderous rampage" against protesters this week....
13:52 2019-06-06

Illegal miners, feeling betrayed, call on Bolsonaro to end environmental crackdown in Amazon The protest is the latest challenge for a president caught between domestic demands for development and international pressure to protect the rainforest....
22:00 2019-09-11

Feds' crackdown on Baltimore drug trade nets 90 indicted, 51 guns, $1M cash Federal authorities charged 90 defendants related to separate drug conspiracies in Baltimore in the month of July alone as part of an ongoing partnership between federal, state and local agencies to crack down on violent crime wreaking havoc on Maryland’s capital city....
15:39 2019-08-03

Migrants rush to enter Mexico ahead of security crackdown demanded by Trump Central American migrants eager beat a crackdown by Mexico on its southern border with Guatemala scrambled into the country on Thursday as the government prepared to send thousands of National Guard members to plug gaps in the porous frontier....
22:52 2019-06-13

Pompeo urges China to release human rights prisoners to mark Tiananmen crackdown U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday called on Beijing to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square uprising this week by releasing all prisoners jailed for fighting human rights abuses in China....
19:26 2019-06-03

US states unsure of how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can do to stop it....
18:52 2019-06-27

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can do to stop it....
19:39 2019-06-27

Crackdown on Christians in Eritrea spurs UN expert to press Government 'to live up to its international commitments' Cracking down on Catholic Church activities, arbitrary arrest and imprisonment of Orthodox and Christian congregation members in Eritrea, prompted a call from a UN independent rights expert on Friday for the Government to respect citizens' freedom of religion and to “release those who have been impr...
20:39 2019-06-21

Cuban travel crackdown: US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting island As of Wednesday, Americans can no longer take cruises to Cuba or visit the Communist country as part of educational and cultural group tours.        ...
20:26 2019-06-04

Death Toll From Sudan Protest Crackdown Rises as at Least 40 Bodies Are Pulled From Nile River (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — At least 40 bodies were pulled from the Nile River in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, organizers of pro-democracy protests said Wednesday, bringing the death toll since the violent dispersal of a sit-in outside the military’s headquarters to 100. The Sudan Doctors̵...
17:13 2019-06-05

Mexico vows crackdown on human smugglers, aims to finish border guard reinforcement Mexico will fully deploy National Guard forces on its southern border with Guatemala this week and will crack down on human smugglers after nearly 800 people were found in transport containers headed for the U.S. border, officials said on Monday....
22:39 2019-06-17

Dane jailed by Russia in Jehovah's Witnesses crackdown loses appeal - group's spokesman A Danish adherent of the Jehovah's Witnesses jailed for six years in Russia after being found guilty of organizing a banned extremist group lost his court appeal on Thursday, a spokesman for the group said....
12:39 2019-05-23

Border arrests show sharp decline in August amid Trump's immigration crackdown President Donald Trump has made reducing illegal immigration a top priority of his administration and reelection campaign. The latest figures indicate his immigration crackdown may be reducing the number of border crossers....
02:52 2019-09-10

CORRECTED-Amid US vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the world’s largest market of smokers....
05:13 2019-09-13

Muslim nations are defending China's crackdown on Muslims. It shatters the myth of Islamic solidarity Last week, a number of Muslim-majority countries praised China's human rights record, dismissing reports of a widespread crackdown on Muslims there. Experts say it's proof of Beijing's growing power....
09:26 2019-07-17

President Trump Calls for Crackdown on Violent Video Games, Mental Health Reforms After Shootings President Donald Trump called for a crackdown on violent video games and reforms to mental health laws, arguing that “mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun,” in a speech from the White House after mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. Trump’s commen...
23:26 2019-08-05

Mexico’s border crackdown sends some Central American migrants heading back south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.        ...
22:00 2019-06-18

F45 Training apologises over 'body shaming' email which asked customers if they are 'feeling fat and fugly' A popular fitness chain has apologised over claims of "body shaming" after sending an email to customers asking if they were "feeling fat and fugly"....
01:13 2019-07-19

Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100. The post Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100 appeared first on LEX18...
15:39 2019-06-05

‘Search For & Refuse All Deliveries.’ Amid Trade War, Trump Urges USPS Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and express shipping companies to “SEARCH FOR & REFUSE all deliveries of fentanyl,” a deadly synthetic opioid. American officials have long blam...
07:13 2019-08-24

Trump pushing for major crackdown on homeless camps in California, with aides discussing moving residents to government-backed facilities President Trump has ordered White House officials to conduct a sweeping crackdown on homelessness in California, citing the state’s growing crisis, according to four government officials aware of the......
21:52 2019-09-10

The photo of tiny black skimmer chick with cigarette butt in its beak prompts calls for littering crackdown on Florida beaches 15 (WFLA) Images of a tiny chick holding a cigarette in its beak have Florida residents calling for a crackdown on littering. Karen Mason snapped the photos of a black skimmer feeding a chick last week at St. Pete’s Beach in Pinellas County. “I happened to see an adult giving a chick s...
10:52 2019-06-28

Kremlin says alleged U.S. spy did not have access to Putin The Kremlin played down reports of a CIA spy inside Russia's presidential administration, but said an official identified by Russian media as the likely U.S. mole had worked there although he did not have access to President Vladimir Putin....
19:13 2019-09-10

SEE IT: Massachusetts mom chases down, pins alleged flasher A Massachusetts mom ran after a man who she said exposed himself twice to her while she was out jogging Thursday morning and held him down while she tried to call 9-1-1, according to police....
09:13 2019-07-25

U.S. charges Longfin CEO over alleged $66 mln accounting fraud U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday said the chief executive of Longfin Corp has been indicted for allegedly orchestrating an accounting scheme to defraud investors and others by recognizing more than $66 million of fake revenue....
22:52 2019-06-05

Alleged JPMorgan hacker set to plead guilty Andrei Tyurin, one of the key suspects in the huge JPMorgan Chase hack in 2014, is set to plead guilty, according to a court filing obtained by Bloomberg. The Russian reportedly struck a deal with federal prosecutors and will appear at a plea hearing......
22:00 2019-09-16

New Alleged Victim Of US Billionaire Goes Public, Says "Was Raped At 15" US President Donald Trump's labor secretary on Wednesday defended his handling of a secret plea deal he made with Jeffrey Epstein as another woman came forward to allege she was raped by the......
03:39 2019-07-11

Lil Nas X is sued for $25 million for alleged song theft Lil Nas X, the rapper who shot to fame this year with the blockbuster "Old Town Road," has been sued by a California music publisher for $25 million for allegedly stealing from a 1982 Bobby Caldwell song for another of his songs....
17:39 2019-07-31

38 former students sue Yeshiva University over alleged sex abuse After years of failed attempts to sue Yeshiva University, 38 former students who say they were sexually abused by three rabbis and other school staff decades ago can now seek justice under the Child Victims Act. The victims say while they attended all-boys Yeshiva University High School, the princip...
22:26 2019-08-22

Special election in NC after alleged ballot fraud Voters in North Carolina return to the polls in the 9th Congressional District, where last year’s U.S. House election was scrapped after suspected ballot tampering. (Sept. 9)        ...
12:00 2019-09-09

Woman testifies about alleged confinement by self-help guru NEW YORK (AP) — A former follower of self-help guru Keith Raniere is testifying about how he banished her to a bedroom for two years for breaking his rules to stay away from other men. The woman told jurors at Raniere’s New York City trial on Wednesday that her confinement broke her spirit unt...
11:26 2019-05-30

Alleged 1MDB Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison Two prominent figures in a global Malaysian sovereign-wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, according to a statement from the emirate’s criminal court and people familiar with the matter....
16:52 2019-06-16

Trial of alleged 9/11 mastermind, four others set for early 2021 Khalid Sheikh Mohammad, the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, will stand trial with four other men on war crimes charges at the U.S. military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba beginning in early 2021, a military judge said Friday....
02:13 2019-08-31

Three more women sue Epstein's estate over alleged abuse Three women on Tuesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying they were sexually abused by the financier, both before and after the widely criticized 2007 plea deal that allowed him to avoid federal prosecution for sex crimes....
01:26 2019-08-21

Google pays $11m to jobseekers who alleged age discrimination Tech firm settles class-action lawsuit but denies it is unfair to older applicantsGoogle has settled a lawsuit alleging age discrimination in its hiring practices, paying $11m to more than 200 jobseekers who were over 40 when they applied to join the company.Although it has settled the case, Google ...
17:26 2019-07-22

FBI arrests Nevada man after alleged synagogue threat The FBI has arrested a Nevada man who allegedly plotted to attack a Jewish synagogue and LGBTQ bar after bomb-making materials were found in his Las Vegas home....
23:00 2019-08-10

Alleged subway brake-yanker has ‘gone too far’: aunt The accused subway-brake yanker who lives to “create mayhem” has “gone too far,” his aunt told The Post on Friday. “It’s been serious,” said Victoria Coaxum of her nephew, purported subway saboteur Isaiah Thompson. “It’s way more than him being a...
01:01 2019-05-25

Charges dismissed against alleged white supremacists LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed charges against three alleged members of a white supremacist group accused of inciting violence at California political rallies last year. Judge Cormac J. Carney said Monday that the charges were brought under a rarely used law that unconstitutionally...
20:13 2019-06-04

NordVPN gets sued by Torguard over alleged malpractices Torguard has filed a complaint against rival VPN provider NordVPN in the Middle District of Florida on Friday 24th. The papers filed allege that NordVPN has been guilty of a number of extremely serious malpractices.These allegations include a successful Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) on Black ...
20:26 2019-05-29

Teachers 'could be allowed to use reasonable force in behaviour crackdown' Controversial plans for a behaviour crackdown in schools which include allowing teachers to use "reasonable force" are being prepared by ministers, according to a report....
02:26 2019-08-28

YouTube’s anti-extremism crackdown targets journalist who documents extremism Enlarge / News2Share's YouTube page. (credit: News2Share) YouTube on Wednesday announced an expanded crackdown on hate speech, but the company said it would make sure not to ban or demonetize videos that "aim to condemn or expose hate, or provide analysis of current events." However, YouTube's cra...
19:52 2019-06-06

'Operation meltdown': 46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

Jeremy Corbyn calls for crackdown on political donors 'corrupting democracy' Jeremy Corbyn has proposed a crackdown on the "influx of big money into politics" as he accused the Conservatives of being captured by donors who are "corrupting democracy"....
01:13 2019-08-18

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area.        ...
06:13 2019-08-08

An exclusive look at the RCMP’s alleged campaign to get rid of Mounties with disabilities "The hallmarks are the same in every case," says lawyer Sebastien Anderson, "the end result is the same: people being forced into this medical discharge."...
11:52 2019-05-22

2 Charged For Alleged Objectionable Remarks On Social Media Against PM Two people have been charged in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district for posting "objectionable comments" on social media against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, police said on Wednesday....
13:13 2019-09-11

K9 officer helps catch alleged car thief in midtown TUCSON – An alleged car thief was arrested Sunday evening thanks to the efforts of Tucson Police Department and one of their furry officers, K9 Kiro. According to officials, TPD attempted to pull over a suspected car thief Sunday evening. Police say the suspect fled the officers and jumped int...
00:52 2019-06-11

Alleged OnePlus 7T Pro live images leaked on the internet Two pictures, allegedly of the OnePlus 7T Pro have made their way on to the Internet. The successors to the OnePlus 7 series which was unveiled in India on May 14 are not going to be out before November this year. That is if OnePlus follows the same launch cycle it has from the past few years. The p...
10:00 2019-08-05

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia. Opposition leader Juan Guaidó said Monday that his diplomatic repres...
05:00 2019-06-18