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Trump’s history of denigrating majority black countries hangs over his response to Bahamian refugees

Just hours after the head of Customs and Border Protection said Bahamians fleeing for their lives would be allowed into the U.S., the president said the people seeking shelter included "some very bad ...

Trump’s history of denigrating majority black countries hangs over his response to Bahamian refugees

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Hundreds of Bahamian refugees kicked off US-bound ferry over visa confusion Viral video from the ferry Balearia in Freeport included an announcement that 'passengers who don't have a U.S. visa, please proceed to disembark.'        ...
19:39 2019-09-09

Future of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ‘hangs in the balance’ – UNHCR chief The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for a fact-finding mission to the region by three senior United Nations officials, who called for continuing support on Friday for them from the international community....
14:39 2019-05-21

'The View': Whoopi Goldberg slams Trump for labeling some Bahamian refugees 'gang members' Whoopi Goldberg slammed President Trump after he suggested that some Bahamians seeking refuge in the U.S. are "gang members" and "drug dealers."        ...
06:00 2019-09-11

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, efforts criticised by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Sa...
13:13 2019-07-23

Turkey's Erdogan threatens to 'open the gates,' allow Syrian refugees to leave for Western countries The president of Turkey said Thursday he would be forced to “open the gates” and allow a route for Syrian refugees to travel into western Europe unless a deal is reached with the U.S. by the end of the month to help resettle migrants in a so-called “safe zone” within its borders, according to report...
07:13 2019-09-06

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
10:39 2019-06-07

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
11:26 2019-05-24

Amazon countries sign forest pact, promising to coordinate disaster response Seven Amazonian countries on Friday signed a pact to protect the world's largest tropical forest via disaster response coordination and satellite monitoring, amid recent fires that torched thousands of square miles of the jungle....
23:26 2019-09-06

Gay History Is Black History: These 10 Icons Prove It LGBTQ African Americans have always been here. (Drag) Kings and Queens, dykes, homos, gender nonconforming, same-gender loving, queer and trans folk populate our history and have been foundational to every single emancipatory movement we’ve ever had. But often, they are erased for their sexuality or...
22:39 2019-06-29

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday that heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibilit...
01:52 2019-07-13

Trump's response to the weekend massacres show he is an ethical black hole | Moustafa Bayoumi Trump is playing the country like he’s a conductor of a symphony of racist violenceDonald Trump continues to play his cynical game of dodging responsibility, shifting blame and exploiting tragedy. In a press conference called to address the horrors of two mass shootings in the United States over the...
01:13 2019-08-06

The 10 Biggest Cultural Thefts in Black History Netflix’s new documentary, The Lion’s Share, chronicles the history of the song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” how it became a worldwide hit and—most importantly—how media companies including Disney, kept the song’s original creator, South African musician Solomon Linda, from receiving any of the profit...
15:52 2019-05-30

Review: History’s Shadows Haunt ‘The Black Clown’ In this musical theater piece adapted from a Langston Hughes poem, the bass-baritone Davóne Tines embodies the evolving, divided soul of black America....
19:52 2019-07-31

History of headbangers – Black Sabbath memorabilia on show A new exhibition about the band finally cements Birmingham’s reputation as the centre of a global musical phenomenon. ‘Home of Metal: Black Sabbath – 50 Years’ runs at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery from 26 June to 29 September Continue reading......
10:52 2019-06-23

On every Harlem corner: big money and bulldozers threaten black history In a personal essay, a historian considers an existential threat to the New York neighborhood he calls homeIn New York in 1975, Jacqueline Kennedy was worried about a plan to destroy Grand Central Terminal. Related: Extra-mural studies: why students should not look away from uncomfortable art Conti...
17:13 2019-06-23

Knowing where you come from is so important. Leave us a message to help record black history USA TODAY's 1619 Voices Project is asking readers to share what they know about their family history by calling into a Google Voice number.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

Pumpsie Green, first black player in Boston Red Sox history, dies at 85 Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player in Boston Red Sox history, passed away Wednesday at the age of 85.       ...
09:13 2019-07-18

Reframing History: In Houston, Juneteenth Becomes a Celebration of Black Love Every story of black struggle and black triumph is also a story of black love. Too often, we view love mainly through the lens of romance, as if those are the only love stories worth telling. But there are bigger, more expansive, more radical ways that we can contemplate black love—including self-lo...
22:26 2019-06-19

The Black Yeehaw: Fashion and History at the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo Every year, the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo travels the country, celebrating the legacy of the black cowboy. We brought some of the coolest Western-inspired fashion to the tour's Oakland stop and met the cowboys and cowgirls carrying on the tradition....
18:52 2019-07-31

A treasure trove of black history will be sold Wednesday. The buyer may remain a mystery The photo archive of Ebony and Jet magazines will be sold at auction Wednesday, but experts fear the photos could be lost to the public forever.       ...
18:26 2019-07-17

A rural town confronts its buried history of mass killings of black Americans 100 years after hundreds of African Americans were reportedly killed in Elaine, Arkansas, a memorial is set to bring details of the tragedy to lightCharlie McClain was surprised to learn that he was related to one of the Elaine Twelve.It came out when McClain, 58, asked his mother earlier this year ...
11:52 2019-08-18

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” content....
06:13 2019-08-17

Janet Mock Makes History by Becoming the 1st Black Trans Woman to Sign Deal With a Major Studio On June 19th, 1865, history was made and the last enslaved black Americans gained their independence. Today, 154 years after our emancipation, Janet Mock made history by becoming the first black trans woman to establish an overall deal with a major studio....
22:26 2019-06-19

Love It or Hate It, Fenty Has Made History: The First Luxury Line by a Black Woman Is Officially Open for Business In the days since Rihanna teased us with first looks at Fenty Maison, her luxury fashion collaboration with LVMH, excitement has been high—but reviews on the looks remain somewhat mixed (as is true for most lines, so no biggie, there). Will Rih’s high-end debut prove as big a hit as her eight albums...
15:39 2019-05-29

'We owe it to them': Bahamian ships prepare for relief missions As a humanitarian crisis unfolded in the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, a flotilla of ships and boats was preparing on Wednesday to begin ferrying relief supplies to areas of the island-nation hardest hit by the Category 5 storm....
01:13 2019-09-05

After Dorian, disease is next threat on shattered Bahamian island Piles of debris, decaying human and animal corpses and fetid water on storm-hammered Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas are posing a new risk for those who survived Hurricane Dorian's wrath: Disease....
20:26 2019-09-12

Bahamian evacuees find welcome in Florida but politics dog their presence Thousands forced to flee their homes by Hurricane Dorian found refuge in the Sunshine State but Trump has cast aspersionsThey descended the cruise ship’s gangplank at the Port of Palm Beach looking like refugees from a war zone. Some carried babies and small children; others clutched small bags of p...
13:13 2019-09-11

Trump's 'very bad' Bahamian drug dealers? U.S. data shows little evidence President Donald Trump's concern the United States could open its doors to "very bad drug dealers" by easing immigration rules for the storm-hit Bahamas is undercut by administration data showing the Caribbean plays a small role in the narcotics trade....
01:00 2019-09-11

Bahamian officials say 2,500 people registered as missing in Dorian's wake Bahamian officials said on Wednesday that 2,500 people have been registered as missing in the wake of the devastating Hurricane Dorian, a count they said may include people who have fled to shelters around the islands....
21:39 2019-09-11

Hundreds of Bahamian evacuees ordered off boat due to lack of US visas Crew said people without visas must disembark ferry to Florida because of CBP’s ‘last-minute call’ that they would not be admittedHundreds of Bahamian citizens desperate to escape the devastation of Hurricane Dorian were ordered off a ferry to Florida, sparking a dispute between US immigration offic...
20:26 2019-09-09

Phenomenally Black: Phenomenal Woman and Black Futures Lab Join Forces for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Meena Harris never intended to start a movement. The attorney, CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign—and coincidentally, also the niece of the only black female presidential candidate running in 2020—was just trying to make a statement when she launched a line of t-shirts that read...
11:13 2019-08-23

Miami's Bahamian ties inspire Dorian relief effort Residents in Florida show up in droves to give cans of food, bottles of water and boxes of diapers in a Hurricane Dorian relief. (Sept. 4)        ...
23:39 2019-09-04

They came to enjoy paradise. Now, they're helping their Bahamian neighbors recover from Dorian's wrath Since Hurricane Dorian tore a path near the exclusive Baker's Bay Golf & Ocean Club, patrons of the vast resort community -- itself devastated by the storm -- have harnessed considerable resources to rush help to nearby neighborhoods left in splinters....
02:00 2019-09-12

Schools in Palm Beach County, Florida, enroll displaced Bahamian students Public schools in Palm Beach County, Florida, have begun enrolling Bahamian students who evacuated devastated islands after Hurricane Dorian, a school district spokeswoman said....
20:00 2019-09-11

Camilla winks at the camera as the Trumps come for tea – video The Duchess of Cornwall winks after posing for photographs with Prince Charles and Donald and Melania Trump, who were welcomed by the royals at Clarence House in London on the first day of the US president's three-day state visit to the UKTrump and May hold joint press conference after talks – live ...
02:26 2019-06-05

| Bastareaud hangs up his boots Toulon centre Mathieu Bastareaud has announced his retirement from international rugby, a day after he was left out of France's 2019 Rugby World Cup squad....
15:39 2019-06-19

Would-be PM Johnson's Brexit promise trumps gaffes for UK Conservatives With a string of sausages round his neck and holding packs of "Boris bangers", Boris Johnson extolled the virtues of new business in northern England as part of his pitch to become Britain's next prime minister....
12:39 2019-07-09

What to expect during Queen Elizabeth's visit with the Trumps Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a state visit of pomp and circumstance that British royals excel at staging.        ...
22:39 2019-05-31

The Trumps are coming! Expect it to go as well as a US sitcom episode set in London In a plot twist no one saw coming, Trump is bringing his four adult children on his forthcoming state visit. It will be like Arrested Development Goes To The UKThe one immutable law about TV sitcoms is the show should never leave its usual setting. Sex And The City’s worst episodes were when Carrie ...
17:52 2019-06-01

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
22:26 2019-07-12

The Latest: Trumps and emperor, empress, exchange gifts TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): ___ 11:55 a.m. The Trumps and Japan’s new emperor and empress have exchanged photos and other gifts. Emperor Naruhito presented President Donald Trump with a traditional Japanese pottery and porcelain b...
08:13 2019-05-27

Wayne Rooney transformed DC United but Europe still clearly trumps MLS The former England captain has been brilliant during his brief career in the States. But MLS is still a temporary home for the best players in the leagueWayne Rooney was always pretty clear about what he wanted to achieve in Major League Soccer. From the moment England and Manchester United’s record...
11:00 2019-08-08

Wayne Rooney revived DC United but Europe still clearly trumps MLS The former England captain has been brilliant during his brief career in the States. But MLS is still a temporary home for the best players in the leagueWayne Rooney was always pretty clear about what he wanted to achieve in Major League Soccer. From the moment England and Manchester United’s record...
11:52 2019-08-08

Trumps says he’d prefer ralliers don’t chant ‘Send her back’ CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would “prefer” that his supporters a rally Thursday night don’t engage in a “Send her back!” chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced widespread criticism for not doing more to stop the attack on Rep. Ilhan...
02:00 2019-08-02

Dressed to distress – fashion statements of the Trumps on tour The Trumps dressed for their UK trip with all the nuance and subtlety that is their trademarkFor the Trumps, the optics of this state visit are ballot-box gold dust. The rest of us, furious and baffled as to why exactly Buckingham Palace appears to be hosting the Trumps on a family holiday, are watc...
19:39 2019-06-04

This is what the Trumps gifted Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip The Trumps’ day with the royals included showering Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with gifts — namely Tiffany jewels and a custom Air Force One Jacket. America’s first couple came bearing a silver and silk poppy brooch from Tiffany & Co. in a custom red leather White House je...
15:13 2019-06-04

UK's May hangs on after Brexit gambit backfires Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven over its divorce from the EU....
19:39 2019-05-23

Green, 22, hangs on to win her 1st LPGA major Hannah Green held her nerve and saved par from the bunker with a 5-foot putt on the final hole to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship on Sunday for her first major championship, and the first by an Australian in 13 years....
07:13 2019-06-24

Trumps, Obamas, Clintons congratulate USWNT after World Cup triumph Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in....
04:01 2019-07-08

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Trumps to Buckingham Palace with fanfare Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family welcomed President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with "The Star Spangled Banner."        ...
15:39 2019-06-03

Go inside Queen Elizabeth II's state banquet for the Trumps The queen hosted the Trumps at Buckingham Palace, marking the first day of the Trump's three-day State Visit to the U.K.        ...
23:52 2019-06-03

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun control is told from the perspective of his daughte...
12:52 2019-08-07

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
03:39 2019-06-22

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
09:01 2019-06-04

UK chip designer Arm hangs up on under-fire Huawei UK chip designer Arm Holdings has cut off relations with Huawei to comply with tough US sanctions against it, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm's ability to develop new smartphones....
19:26 2019-05-22

| Why a deadly shadow hangs over Everest summit As the return of cloud and frozen hurricane-force winds seal off Mount Everest for another year, questions are being asked about how to police the world's highest peak after the deadliest climbing season in years....
06:52 2019-05-30

Australia's 'Missile' Magnussen hangs up the goggles Three-times world champion James Magnussen has retired from competitive swimming after years of battling shoulder injuries, the Australian said on Wednesday....
05:52 2019-06-05

Latin America Hangs On to Its Economic Gloom The old joke about Brazil is that the South American giant is the country of the future and always will be, but the same might be said for Latin America as a whole....
19:52 2019-08-25

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
02:00 2019-05-24

Style trumps fashion at Prada, Pilotto goes to the beach at Milan shows Prada chose personal style over fashion while Peter Pilotto merged the beach with the ballroom at their catwalk shows on Wednesday, kicking off the first day of Milan Fashion Week....
00:00 2019-09-19

| Injury cloud hangs over Kevin Anderson's future An injury cloud is hanging over Kevin Anderson's future as lingering injuries turn heady 2017 and 2018 successes into a thing of the past. Sy Lerman reports....
02:00 2019-09-12

A cloud hangs over the World Economic Forum on Africa At the start of the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF) in South Africa, the host country tries to show its best side. Instead, violence is escalating in several cities. Manuela Kasper-Claridge reports from Cape Town....
21:00 2019-09-05

Trump still hangs tariff threat over Mexico despite deal STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he may renew his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues. Trump says in a series of tweets Sunday that, “if for some unknown reason” such cooperation fails, “we can always go back to our...
17:26 2019-06-09

| Semenya's shadow hangs over Stockholm Diamond League Caster Semenya's shadow will hang over the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on Thursday even though the double Olympic 800m champion will be absent....
13:00 2019-05-30

YouTube is testing paid online hangs with influencers Google is expertimenting with an events-focused crowdfunding service for YouTube creators, according to a recent report from Variety. The new effort, called Fundo, allows YouTubers to set up online meet and greet sessions and other events that fans c......
05:00 2019-08-17

Woodland hangs tough as Koepka lurks at U.S. Open A rock-steady Gary Woodland refused to crack under an all-out assault from Brooks Koepka at the U.S. Open on Sunday, increasing his lead to two shots with nine holes to play....
02:26 2019-06-17

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
11:52 2019-08-21

| Parkland arrest | Trumps in Ireland: WATCH the top World news videos for today Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges | Eric and Donald Trump jnr pour pints at Irish pub; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
09:13 2019-06-06

Kawhi Leonard-Kevin Durant dream easily trumps Knicks’ risk And this, of course, is why the NBA is so much fun. Specifically, this is how the NBA can be every bit as interesting, and every bit as intriguing, when there are no games being played as some of the other sports are when they’re in-season, when there’s a full slate. Every rational instinct, every.....
01:52 2019-06-30

Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon play dueling Trumps on The Tonight Show If there are two more happily self-indulgent muggers in Saturday Night Live history than Jimmy Fallon and Dana Carvey, then, well, there aren’t. (Chevy, back in the day? Kattan? Wiig? Piscopo? Okay, there’s a lot of mugging going on.) Regardless, the two SNL alums met up for some old school sketch a...
13:26 2019-05-25

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date Jesus, or DeRay Mckesson’s On The Other Side of F...
10:39 2019-06-07

Cheetos-obsessed squirrel hangs around playground waiting for snacks A squirrel at a playground in Washington state has reportedly become addicted to Goldfish crackers and Cheetos — and she gets downright cheesed off when she doesn’t get any. Kevin, who is actually a female squirrel, has been frequenting Discovery Park in Seattle and even cozying up to any parkgoers ...
01:13 2019-05-29

Trump’s Demand for an End to Illegal Immigration Hangs Over Mexico Talks Diplomats on both sides of the border and immigration experts say Mexico could step up enforcement but cannot completely stop all immigration into the United States....
18:39 2019-06-06

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 with a stable outlook, citing recent steps taken to shore up the state's shaky finances....
04:39 2019-06-05

Disappointed Venezuelans lose patience with Guaido as Maduro hangs on Four days before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido launched a military uprising in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro, he told supporters at a rally outside the capital, Caracas: "In the next few days, we'll decide our destiny."...
22:52 2019-07-01

Leonard's future with Raptors hangs over team's maiden NBA title The Toronto Raptors took down the dynastic Golden State Warriors to win Canada's first NBA title but now face perhaps their toughest battle yet as they try to convince Kawhi Leonard to have a long-term future with the team....
19:00 2019-06-14

Dimitar Berbatov retires: Former Man Utd and Tottenham star hangs up his boots Dimitar Berbatov has confirmed his retirement from professional football, with the former Manchester United and Tottenham striker drawing the curtain down on a a 20-year career....
20:26 2019-09-19

Disputed Debt Hangs Over European Maestro of Private Bonds German financier Lars Windhorst’s debts highlight the murky world of private bonds in Europe, for which there are typically no credit ratings, little trading and scant regulation....
16:52 2019-09-11

Cult goalie Gabor Kiraly hangs up his tracksuit bottoms Aged 43, Gabor Kiraly has called time on his career. The Hungarian won't go down as one of the greats, but his longevity and character deserve the same recognition as his trademark pair of tracksuit trousers....
20:52 2019-05-26

Italy's Salvini to see Di Maio as fate of government hangs in balance Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday he would see coalition partner and leader of the 5-Star Movement Luigi Di Maio amid speculation that the government might collapse....
13:39 2019-07-19

| EU shifts right | Trumps touts Iran talks: WATCH the top World news videos for Monday European figures react to election results | Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
10:39 2019-05-27

Trumps host Australian prime minister for rare state dinner in Rose Garden President Trump, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and guests will dine on Dover sole and summer squash as U.S. military bands fill the air with music in the green and gold-themed Rose Garden Friday night for only the second state dinner of the Trump White House....
01:13 2019-09-21

Queen Elizabeth prepares to host Trumps at glittery state banquet packed with royals As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
20:39 2019-06-03

Authors of punk history mainstay Please Kill Me preparing an oral history of Charles Manson and his "girls" First published back in 1996, Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain’s Please Kill Me helped kick off a new trend in the world of music journalism, employing the oral history format to allow people—from all levels of fame and success—to tell their own stories about the wild punk scene of 1970s New York. McN...
09:52 2019-08-11

Injury cloud hangs over Ashleigh Barty with French Open around corner World No 8 pulls out of warmup event with injury‘I hope to be 100% next week,’ Australian says Australian preparations for the French Open have hit a speed bump with Ashleigh Barty injured, John Millman eliminated from a warm-up tournament and only three Australians left in qualifying. Barty pulled ...
03:52 2019-05-22

Dennis Rodman, who hangs with Trump and Kim, says Korea peace deal 'could still work' Former U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman, one of a handful of Westerners to have met North Korean head of state Kim Jong Un, and a friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Monday he thought the two leaders could work out a deal....
08:39 2019-09-10

Bury's future hangs in the balance: weekend football countdown – live! Shakers await fate amid threat of extinction after 135 yearsJames Bentley: losing Bury would devastate a communityFeel free to email Dave, tweet him or post a comment BTL 3.38pm BST Chelsea: Ever the optimist, Frank Lampard believes Chelsea could have won all three games so far had they been more cl...
17:00 2019-08-23

Confusion hangs over Mueller testimony, as Dems plan marathon hearings House Democrats are planning to turn former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated congressional testimony next week into a marathon string of hearings, setting the stage for what could be hours of back-to-back questioning by dozens of lawmakers in public and closed-door settings. ...
22:26 2019-07-10

Argentines vote in presidential primary, troubled economy hangs in balance Argentina's opposition candidate was ahead in a presidential primary election against market-friendly incumbent Mauricio Macri on Sunday, two TV stations reported minutes after the polls closed....
23:52 2019-08-11

Much-traveled minor-league, NHL goalie Mike McKenna hangs up the skates Journeyman goaltender Mike McKenna announces his retirement after a career that included stints with 15 NHL organizations and 22 professional teams.       ...
07:26 2019-08-28

Austria's Kurz seeks to contain scandal damage as fate hangs in balance Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz sought on Wednesday to contain the fallout from the collapse of his coalition government but did little to quell the anger of opposition parties that could depose him within days....
17:52 2019-05-22

Queen Elizabeth's glittery state banquet for Trumps begins with toasts and national anthems As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
23:52 2019-06-03

'This is a dark day': fears grow as fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic hangs in balance Scores join protests downtown as anger simmers over possible closure of Missouri’s only abortion clinicMegan Ellyia Green knew she was going to be arrested when she walked into the Wainwright Building on Thursday. Related: Ten years after abortion doctor's brutal murder, one woman carries the fight ...
18:52 2019-05-31

Melania Trump wears red cape gown (by Meghan's wedding dress designer); Trumps host royals The first lady wore a red Givenchy cape gown to host royals at dinner - by the same designer who made Duchess Meghan's wedding gown.        ...
08:26 2019-06-05

Zoinks, Kenan Thompson hangs with Mystery Incorporated in this exclusive Scooby Doo And Guess Who? clip For 50 years, Scooby Doo and his perpetually meddling friends at Mystery Incorporated have uncovered countless dastardly deeds and perplexing grudges, one near-abandoned building at a time. On a few occasions they’ve been joined by a roster of famous friends, like the Harlem Globetrotters, KISS, and...
01:13 2019-09-12

'Brady Bunch' cast hangs wood paneling and beaded curtains to remake TV home A renovation of the house seen in classic TV show "The Brady Bunch" meticulously replicates the famous wood-paneled living room, the orange and green kitchen and even Greg's groovy attic, actors from the series said on Thursday....
17:39 2019-07-31

Giants season preview: Eli Manning-Daniel Jones debate hangs over Year 2 of rebuild It is strange how co-owner John Mara’s honest appraisal of the quarterback situation was met with such rancor. He wants rookie Daniel Jones to stay off the field all season because that would mean the Giants are winning and Eli Manning is playing well enough to keep his starting job. This line of th...
02:26 2019-09-05

Bachelorette's Tyler Cameron Hangs Out With Gigi Hadid Just Days After Date Night at Hannah Brown's Pad This is guaranteed to stir up some drama. Just days after he spent the night at Bachelorette Hannah Brown's place, the love hunt's runner-up Tyler Cameron was seen hanging out......
20:13 2019-08-05

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: A cloud hangs over G20 talks after greens lose climate fight in Bonn Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:01 2019-06-28

Black Is the New Black: Harlem's Fashion Row Presented a Challenge at Its 2019 Gala—and We Were Present “Tonight was a test. How many of you passed?” asked Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) founder Brandice Daniel of the packed house at New York City’s One World Observatory on Thursday evening. The invitation’s dress code read “All Black Everything”—which, to the glancing eye, seemed a pretty easy ask from a...
03:39 2019-09-07

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him and tried to arrest the POLICE OFFICER for carrying...
21:39 2019-07-14

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
02:52 2019-08-20

Black Girls Rock! Reminds Us That the World Would Be Lost Without Black Women We owe black women a debt that we could never even imagine repaying. They have blessed us with their presence and for that, we are better as a collective. The love they have shown us held us through some of our darkest times, while simultaneously reminding us that we are worthy and we would surely b...
12:00 2019-09-09

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On Friday, HBO premiered A Black Lady Sketch Show, a v...
15:39 2019-08-03

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge: A NASCAR-decorated garage housing two Confeder...
22:26 2019-08-11

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge: A NASCAR-decorated garage housing two Confederate...
19:26 2019-08-10

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Editor at The Root) and Marcus Ferrell, former African...
23:26 2019-07-11

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there. The beauty chain Sephora recentl...
09:26 2019-06-24

'End of the road': Theresa May hangs on as leadership crisis deepens - what the papers say The papers have had their say on Theresa May's premiership and when it should end as the latest Cabinet resignation piled pressure on her to step down as leader....
06:00 2019-05-23

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessing basic banking products. Euromoney finds out how integrating refugees into the formal financial system could benefit the country....
14:39 2019-05-21

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II — among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey of his Polish forefathers in a documentary....
20:13 2019-06-03

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) released new data on Tuesday showing that only 55,700 of them – 4.7 per cent – were able to be resettled in 2018....
16:00 2019-05-21

Canada took in more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says Canada resettled 28,100 refugees last year, overtaking the US for the first time since the 1980 Refugee Act, UN report foundCanada took in more refugees than any other country in the world in 2018, according to a United Nations report, knocking the US from its position as global leader in resettling...
01:39 2019-06-20

UN: Invest in education for refugees 'or pay the price' More than half of all refugee children do not attend school, the United Nations Refugee Agency said Friday, warning host countries to correct the situation or "pay the price."...
12:39 2019-08-30

Canada resettled more refugees than US in 2018, UN says Canada overtook the United States as the world's leading host of formally resettled refugees in 2018, according to statistics compiled by the United Nations....
06:39 2019-06-20

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing of responsibility for global crises."...
05:26 2019-07-02

Prominent refugees and their contribution to the UK – in pictures Ahead of Refugee Week, Jillian Edelstein portraits celebrate the contribution of people from diverse refugee backgrounds. You, Me and Those That Came Before, commissioned by Counterpoints Arts, will preview at the Tate Exchange in London as part of its Who Are We? programme, before transferring to t...
15:00 2019-05-21

Turkey cracks down on Syrian refugees President Erdogan has threatened to ditch the EU refugee deal. After election losses and faced with escalating conflict in Idlib, the attitude toward the growing number of Syrian refugees has become increasingly harsh....
20:00 2019-09-14

Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detention camp is just the latest attack to target refugee facilities....
23:13 2019-07-04

Majority of US women think this tax is sexist Three in four women think the tampon tax should be eradicated, according to new research. A study of 2,000 women who have had periods examined the taboos and lack of communication surrounding menstruation and found that 67 percent think taxing feminine products is a form of sexism. Unfortunately, wh...
01:13 2019-05-29

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
00:39 2019-05-26

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon Bristol and produced by Spike Lee, See You Yesterd...
18:39 2019-05-25

Germany: Over 600 attacks on refugees in first half of 2019 Asylum-seekers and refugees continue to be the targets of attacks in Germany — and they are almost always victims of far-right violence. Offenses range from verbal slurs to arson and dangerous bodily harm....
21:00 2019-09-05

Moscow: Refugees, locals dance to the same tune Russia accepts very few refugees. Those who come have a hard time socializing. But a local NGO has come up with an idea to change that and show them that Moscow can be friendly....
12:00 2019-09-08

Lesbos: Hellish conditions for refugees in Moria The EU-Turkey deal may have reduced the number of people arriving through the Aegean Sea, but conditions for refugees on the Greek islands are going from bad to worse. The camp in Moria is overflowing with refugees....
02:52 2019-09-13

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. Caroline Gluck, a spokeswoman for the U.N. High Commissioner for...
21:00 2019-08-16

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to states looking for lasting migration policy, says DW's Bernd Riegert....
22:00 2019-07-18

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were sent a box of food to last them a week. The food they get is the same food refugees live off of. The Ration Challenge was created to raise awareness and ...
09:39 2019-06-21

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and experts scratching their heads...
03:39 2019-07-13

Syrian refugees make new lives in Vermont After fleeing the war in Syria, a refugee family is rebuilding their life across the globe in a small city in Vermont. (August 26)        ...
23:39 2019-08-26

U.S. deports 37 Cambodian refugees after criminal convictions Thirty-seven Cambodian deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, 32 of them refugees who fled during the rule of the genocidal Khmer Rouge in the 1970s or war that followed their ouster, an aid group said....
14:00 2019-07-04

U.N.'s Bachelet 'appalled' at U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that she is appalled at the conditions in which the United States is keeping detained migrants and refugees, including children....
13:13 2019-07-08

‘I almost got killed’: the Hmong refugees who call the US home As Trump attempts to dismantle the resettlement program, the city of Wausau is a microcosm of the challenges and opportunities that come from welcoming refugeesThe harrowing journey Nou Vang Thao took to freedom was nearly over when a boat captain gave Thao and his cousin three options: take their c...
09:26 2019-06-28

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million times that of our Sun, but size is a relative thing when we’re talking about the universe, and astronomers just spotted a black hole in a distant...
02:26 2019-08-13

With A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black women are no longer just background in sketch comedy On August 2, at a private screening of the premiere of A Black Lady Sketch Show, series creator Robin Thede regaled an audience of mostly Black women, including myself, with a story of failure, friendship, and new beginnings. With The Rundown With Robin Thede, she became only the fourth Black woman ...
16:13 2019-09-07

The majority of us are considered ‘zombie eaters’ Move over ‘The Walking Dead’, Americans are the real ‘zombie eaters’, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 Americans examined their eating and snacking habits, discovering that the majority (88 percent) are ‘zombie eaters’ – admitting to looking at screens while eating, from their TVs to their...
08:52 2019-07-24

Majority of vacationers would rather have no air conditioning than no internet Americans would rather endure such vacation travesties as lost luggage or food poisoning, rather than go without internet while on vacation. Almost half of respondents (49 percent) said that no internet access would qualify as a vacation disaster ‒ just think, no streaming TV, music or movies. Lost ...
00:00 2019-08-13

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Senate panel on Wednesday after senior lawmakers removed “poison pills” that Democrats obj...
21:13 2019-06-19

Democrats condemn reported Trump plan to bar most refugees from US Administration officials reportedly aim to slash admissionsBeto O’Rourke: ‘We need more refugees, not fewer’Leading Democrats have condemned reported moves by the Trump administration to effectively bar refugees arriving from most parts of the world.As reported by the New York Times, the administrat...
01:39 2019-09-07

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border. The $4.6 billion measure swept through the Appropriations Committee by a...
17:00 2019-06-19

Rohingya refugees rally to mark 2nd anniversary of exodus COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh by rallying, crying and praying Sunday as they demanded that Myanmar grant them citizenship and other rights before they agree to return. The rally was held day...
04:00 2019-08-27

Treat fleeing Venezuelans as refugees, U.N. urges world Venezuelans fleeing political and economic crisis at home deserve protection as refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday, urging other states not to deport them....
15:00 2019-05-21

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for holidays might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper. Some newcomers simultaneously claim to be fleeing persecution there....
16:52 2019-08-18

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia....
16:00 2019-05-21

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
20:00 2019-06-27

In Bosnia, refugees stuck in a country its own people leave SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A covered-up landfill in a mine-infested part of a dysfunctional Balkan state whose own people are emigrating in droves might not seem ideal for a refugee camp. But local authorities in Bihac, a Bosnian city of 50,000, had little choice. Still deeply scarred by a ...
20:26 2019-06-20

Rohingya refugees turn down second Myanmar repatriation effort Bangladeshi official says potential returnees fear for their safety in Rakhine stateA second attempt to repatriate the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh has failed after the authorities failed to convince the refugees it would be safe to return.The Myanmar government ...
04:26 2019-08-23

Rohingya refugees prepare camps for Monsoon season As monsoon season begins in Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees are working with humanitarian agencies to fortify the flood-prone terrain where they have taken refuge. Diego Cupolo reports from Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh....
17:52 2019-05-31

Held back from EU by Croatia, refugees stuck in Bosnia Officials near Bosnia's border with Croatia feel abandoned by the federal government and the international community. With shelters bursting at the seams with people trapped in limbo, they're taking drastic measures....
20:00 2019-06-22

U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Faces Accusations of Misconduct An internal ethics report alleges that an “inner circle” in the agency’s top management engaged in abuses of authority for personal gain and for suppressing dissent....
18:01 2019-07-31

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent progress to higher education. Even for migrants who settle in wealthy, developed host countries, ac...
16:00 2019-05-21

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to ensure they can’t put down roots in Lebanon. A rising star in the government is leading the campaign and has latched onto resentment among a nation...
12:52 2019-06-20

Child soldiers recruited from Venezuelan refugees: Report As Venezuelans flee their country in search of safety and economic security, new dangers lurk across the border. In Colombia's northeast, where many Venezuelans have ended up, rival armed groups control illegal border crossings, and wreak havoc among civilians alike with killings, intimidation, sexu...
13:00 2019-08-08

1.4 million refugees set to need urgent resettlement in 2020: UNHCR More than 1.4 million displaced people in over 60 refugee hosting countries will need resettlement next year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Monday, while also supporting a call for far greater protection for vulnerable LGBTI individuals seeking asylum....
19:26 2019-07-01

Bangladesh Cuts Mobile Access to Rohingya Refugees Bangladesh says it will end Rohingya refugees’ access to mobile-phone services to help curb criminal networks that use mobile phones to coordinate, but the move will further isolate the troubled community....
03:52 2019-09-04

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as much a hindrance as personal shortcomings....
19:52 2019-06-18

The dignity of refugees: Homi K. Bhabha speaks at the Ruhrtriennale The Indian English scholar, a leading thinker in the fields of post-colonialism and integration, had food for thought for visitors at the Ruhrtriennale....
17:00 2019-09-16

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
10:13 2019-06-19

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for the EU not to send asylum-seekers back to the country....
00:52 2019-07-16

Turkey threatens to 'open the gates' to Europe for refugees The Turkish president has vowed to unblock what was once considered the main gateway for refugees seeking sanctuary in Europe. Recep Tayyip Erdogan demanded the US and the EU create a safe zone in northern Syria....
21:00 2019-09-05

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and health care....
02:00 2019-08-06

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about conditions in the country, and how the EU shares some of the blame....
20:39 2019-06-17

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India....
09:52 2019-06-14

‘I thought psychologists were for crazy people’: can therapy help refugees? Their journeys over, many asylum seekers in Europe find themselves struggling with mental health problems. Seven people – and the therapists working with them – share their storiesFor Muntaser, it’s the memory of militiamen raiding his village in Darfur. For Ahmad, who fled Afghanistan as a child, i...
22:52 2019-08-31

'I'm like a mouse in a trap': trauma of Europe's refugees – in pictures Mental health is a critical issue for those who have fled their homes to Europe. Many feel stuck, both physically and mentally: held in limbo by immigration systems and tormented by the horror of past experiences Continue reading......
15:52 2019-09-02

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fear of political persecution or threat to their security, Lebanon’s controversial foreign minister has...
08:52 2019-06-15

4 Your Health: Majority of adults may soon be screened for hepatitis C Taking the glass half full approach to life could help you live longer, according to a new Boston University study of more than 70,000 adults. The study showed the most optimistic people were 50 to 70 percent more likely to reach 85-years-old than their less positive peers. Experts say optimistic pe...
05:26 2019-08-28

Biden: AOC and allies don’t represent 'the majority,' Pelosi 'knows what she’s doing' Former Vice President Joe Biden praised freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other far-left first-term Democratic congresswomen who’ve tangled with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for “pushing the edges.” But in an interview with MSNBC, the front-runner right now in the race for the Democrati...
19:13 2019-07-16

Gun shock: Majority support ‘mandatory buyback’ of AR-15s A new survey appears to support Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s push for a mandatory buyback of semi-automatic weapons such as AR-15s and AK-47s, among the most popular guns in the world....
00:52 2019-09-21

Lib Dems win key by-election as Johnson's working majority is cut to one The Liberal Democrats have won the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election - meaning Boris Johnson's working majority in parliament has now fallen to just one....
16:52 2019-08-02

Majority of House Dems now support 'Medicare-for-all' The single-payer health care plan known as "Medicare-for-all" now enjoys support from more than half of Democrats in the House of Representatives, with top-ranking Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., adding his name to the list of co-sponsors....
18:00 2019-09-09

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least satisfied overall with the quality of their sex liv...
00:00 2019-06-15

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-At AIG, $21 mln pay package for CEO gets slim majority American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $21 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault by only a narrow margin during the company's annual meeting on Tuesday....
01:39 2019-05-22

Pence: Trump committed seeing 2020 GOP majority Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks at the 2019 House Republican Conference Member Retreat Friday, where he said he and President Donald Trump are committed to seeing a Republican majority return to Congress in 2020. (Sept. 13)        ...
22:00 2019-09-13

GE to Give Up Majority Control of Baker Hughes General Electric is giving up majority control of Baker Hughes, selling shares in the oil-field services firm that will raise about $3 billion cash but trigger a more-than-$7-billion accounting charge....
12:00 2019-09-11

Majority of New Yorkers back use of recreational marijuana A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the issue, a new survey released Monday reveals. The Siena College poll found that 55 percent of voters back the legalization while 40 percent were opposed...
13:52 2019-06-10

KKR to take majority stake in NVC Lighting's China business KKR & Co Inc said on Sunday it would take a majority stake in NVC Lighting Holding Limited's China Lighting Business for a total equity value of about $794 million. NVC Lighting will continue to own 30% of the China Lighting Business and receive a cash consideration through the joint venture with KK...
01:52 2019-08-12

Ukraine's president party on course to win majority in new parliament Ukraine's presidential party Servant of the People was on course to win a parliamentary majority at 0615 GMT when more than 40 percent of votes had been counted, according to data from the election commission....
10:13 2019-07-22

UK PM fails to win majority needed for early vote British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday failed to win sufficient parliamentary support for his call for an early election. (Sept. 4)        ...
08:26 2019-09-05

From bees to refugees: The German Book Prize releases its longlist One of the most prestigious prizes for literature in German will go to one of 20 books selected for consideration. Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is among the listed authors....
04:39 2019-08-21

Trump Administration Reportedly Thinking of Admitting Zero Refugees Next Year Officials within the Trump administration have proposed cutting the number of refugees it admits into the U.S. next year to almost zero, according to Politico, which heard of the plan from several anonymous sources....
20:00 2019-07-19

Turkey, Long a Haven for Syrian Refugees, Is Sending Them Home Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syria....
14:13 2019-09-10

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationistsThe environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks before the El Paso shooting. Tanton lived to see hi...
15:26 2019-08-16

Gallup: More Americans favor allowing refugees from Central America Support for refugees appears to be growing in the United States with 57 percent of Americans approving of allowing refugees from Central America into the country, a new Gallup survey shows....
23:00 2019-08-13

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, aboard rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea....
23:13 2019-05-21

Rescued refugees land in Sicily as another ship defies Salvini Charity vessel carrying 41 docks in Lampedusa after two days stranded at seaForty-one refugees and migrants disembarked overnight at the port of Lampedusa after a charity vessel that rescued them off Libya defied an attempt by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, to close ports to NG...
14:26 2019-07-07

Repatriation plans stir fear among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Nearly 3,500 Rohingyas living in Bangladesh fear for their lives after being told they would be sent back to Myanmar. DW's Naomi Conrad and Arafatul Islam spoke to them at their shelters in Cox's Bazar....
17:00 2019-08-21

Rohingya refugees steer clear of planned repatriation to Myanmar Some 3,450 Rohingya refugees were due to be sent back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, but none appeared at the repatriation center. The UN has confirmed that abuse tantamount to genocide had occurred in Myanmar....
06:52 2019-08-23

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino refugee"...
14:00 2019-06-12

‘Life-saving’: hundreds of refugees to be evacuated from Libya to Rwanda First group expected to leave dire detention centres in days, as UN denies reports that plan is part of EU strategy to keep refugees from EuropeHundreds of African refugees and asylum seekers trapped in Libyan detention centres will be evacuated to Rwanda under a “life-saving” agreement reached with...
21:00 2019-09-10

'Snowden refugees' in Hong Kong dream of safety in Canada As Edward Snowden releases his memoir, refugees who sheltered him in Hong Kong in 2013 are still stuck in limbo. Now facing deportation, they hope Canada will offer them protection....
19:39 2019-09-17

Gordon Brown: Compassion for refugees replaced by 'open hostility' Gordon Brown has warned that refugees risking their lives to reach Europe are facing "open hostility" and the compassion shown after the Second World War is "barely afforded" today....
11:00 2019-08-30

Nilüfer Yanya On Her New Music Video And Volunteer Work With Refugees "Anyone can be a refugee at any point. Once you see the reality of the situation, that’s when you know there is no difference between you and a refugee and that it is your responsibility to do something.”...
21:39 2019-06-20

German politicians' support for refugees prompts death threats Email warns recent murder of Walter Lübcke was first in a line of ‘upcoming purges’Several German politicians who have publicly stood up for refugees have received death threats since what police are treating as the politically motivated murder of one of Angela Merkel’s party allies.An email sent to...
14:26 2019-06-20

Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter the U.S. Two options administration officials will consider next week would all but end the United States’ status as one of the leading places accepting refugees from around the world....
19:52 2019-09-06

Rohingya refugees shot dead by Bangladesh police during gunfight The two men had been accused of killing a ruling party official but activists say the shooting appeared to be stagedTwo Rohingya refugees were shot dead by Bangladesh police during a gunfight in a refugee camp on Saturday after they were accused of killing a ruling party official, police said.Nearly...
05:52 2019-08-25

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization....
19:39 2019-06-27

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to carve out a safe spaceAt the dinner table, conversations bubble around people as they tuck into a three-course meal. A plethora of different nationalities...
18:52 2019-07-31

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

Trump doubles Obama level of Christian refugees welcomed in US, now 80% The Trump administration has ended the surge of Muslim refugees into the United States during the Obama era, significantly boosting the percentage of Christians accepted into the country....
22:52 2019-07-02

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo Tondo she would do it all again, even though she faces a lengthy trial and a possible jail sentence. Plus: Simon Jenkins on the leaked diplomatic cables...
10:00 2019-07-09

Amnesty International: Lebanon 'forcibly deported' 2,500 Syrian refugees Lebanon "forcibly deported" nearly 2,500 Syrian refugees back to their native country in the last three months, according to government information obtained by Amnesty International, who urged the Middle Eastern nation t...
15:39 2019-08-28

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle Gebremicheal loves Idaho, and he wants people to know about how it has now become home after he fled an orphanage in Eritrea at 14.After eight years in...
00:39 2019-07-03

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly faltering economy have stoked anger at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
12:52 2019-08-09

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and a Colombian dancer were among those competing in Sicily this weekend in a UN-backed talent show aimed at reshaping the narrative around migrants.Refug...
17:13 2019-06-23

Germany makes citizenship easier for descendants of refugees from Nazis Germany will on Friday enforce two decrees to make it easier for people, mainly Jews, who fled the Nazi regime because of persecution as well as their descendents to have their citizenship restored, the interior ministry said....
20:00 2019-08-29

Trump Administration Considers a Drastic Cut in Refugees Allowed to Enter U.S. Two options administration officials will consider next week would all but end the United States’ status as one of the leading places accepting refugees from around the world....
21:00 2019-09-06

India Contributes $5 Million To UN Agency Working For Palestinian Refugees India on Tuesday contributed USD 5 million to the UN Palestine refugee agency and called for ensuring sustained fiscal support for the organisation's work....
09:00 2019-08-07

Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The competition attracted 169 entries from EPSRC-funded rese...
16:39 2019-06-03

Amid safety fears, Burundi to repatriate 200,000 refugees from Tanzania Burundi said on Tuesday it would start repatriating 200,000 of its refugees from neighboring Tanzania in October, sparking fears of forced returns among those who have crossed the border to escape violence....
20:26 2019-08-27

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations introduced an electronic voucher system to distribute food aid. People are given debit cards loaded with “e-vouchers” that they ca...
15:26 2019-07-01

Germany: Refugees integrated into labor market 'quicker than expected' The Institute for Employment Research has revealed that approximately 400,000 refugees will be in work before the end of the year. The agency is "quite satifsifed" with migrants' assimilation into the labor market....
19:00 2019-08-06

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Chinese Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
22:39 2019-08-21

Esparza edges past Grasso for majority decision Carla Esparza fought out of a tight armbar and survived several late pushes from Alexa Grasso in a wildly entertaining co-main event at UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Stephens....
06:26 2019-09-22

Sudan: Civilian-majority ruling council sworn in General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has been announced as the head of the new council. While many citizens welcome the progress towards democracy, a group of lawyers has petitioned for reunification with South Sudan....
21:26 2019-08-21

| WATCH: Huawei laying off majority of US unit - source FutureWei Technologies, the US research arm of China’s Huawei, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to Reuters as he left the company’s Silicon Valley campus....
00:26 2019-08-04

The majority of consumers are wildly wrong about what it takes to get a mortgage The majority of consumers think it is much harder to qualify for a home loan than it actually is, according to a recent Fannie Mae survey of more than 3,000 people....
19:26 2019-06-11

Majority of Americans think the government is hiding info about UFOs In a Gallup poll released Friday, 68 percent of respondents said the government knows more than it's saying about UFOs in the wake of a plan to "Storm Area 51" in Nevada....
07:13 2019-09-11

The majority of Millennials eat a plant-based or other special diet 7 percent of millennials subscribe to a plant-based, Keto, vegan or other special diet, and food is very central in their everyday lives.        ...
15:39 2019-08-28

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Its China Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
10:39 2019-08-21

Majority of Americans get down and dirty to this type of music when cleaning A survey of 2,000 Americans found that 66 percent listen to music while they clean -- with top genres found to be hip-hop/rap (58 percent), blues (51 percent) and rock (47 percent)....
20:39 2019-09-05

Aiming For Two-Third Majority In Bengal Polls: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya Buoyed by major gains in Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, the BJP is aiming for more than two-third majority in the state assembly elections due in 2021 and is even prepared for early polls in the......
20:01 2019-05-28

How Boris Johnson Lost His Legislative Majority, And What It Means When Britain's Parliament convened for the first time following a summer recess Tuesday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson had a working majority of one. Roughly eight hours later, it was gone - making the......
10:00 2019-09-05

Brooklyn is home to the vast majority of US baby boomers Brooklyn sure is booming — not with hipsters, but with baby boomers. A new study of US ZIP codes with the biggest populations of baby boomers found that eight of the top 15 areas across the country are right in Kings County. Using census data to determine the number of residents born between 1948 an...
05:26 2019-06-13

Party of Ukraine's president can win parliamentary majority: poll The new party set up by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, could win a majority in a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Friday....
11:13 2019-06-14

Factbox: House Democrats edge toward pro-impeachment majority Nearly a majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
19:52 2019-08-01

"BJP Got Majority In Polls For Construction Of Ram Temple": Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the Ram temple would be constructed in Ayodhya under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi......
04:26 2019-06-16

Honesty is majority policy in lost wallet experiment Public more likely to return wallet containing larger sum of money, global study findsHere’s a moral dilemma: if you find a wallet stuffed with bank notes, do you pocket the cash or track down the owner to return it? We can each speak for ourselves, but now a team of economists have put the unsuspec...
21:13 2019-06-20

Majority of House Democrats now support impeachment inquiry The impeachment dam has broken.More than half of House Democrats say they would vote to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a crucial threshold that backers say will require Speaker Nancy Pelosi to reconsider her steadfast opposition.Though Pelosi has given no indication t...
16:01 2019-08-01

Portugal poll suggests PM would win majority in October 6 election Portugal's ruling Socialists have extended their big lead in an opinion poll five weeks before an Oct. 6 parliamentary election, the latest edition of the survey showed on Saturday, suggesting Prime Minister Antonio Costa could win his first full majority....
17:52 2019-08-31

Johnson could sacrifice majority by withdrawing whip from rebel MPs Rebel Tories face deselection over Brexit, as PM abruptly cancels meeting with group including ex-ministersBoris Johnson is prepared to blow up his own parliamentary majority and withdraw the whip from dozens of Conservative MPs if they back plans to stop no-deal Brexit, Tory whips have warned poten...
06:26 2019-09-02

Italy's president gives parties to Tuesday to build majority President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday gave Italy's bickering parties five days to clinch a deal to resolve a political crisis and avoid a snap election....
00:00 2019-08-23

Boris Johnson loses majority in UK Parliament after MP defects British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost his working majority after a Conservative Party lawmaker defected to another party amid the Brexit crisis....
19:13 2019-09-03

Israel's Netanyahu fails to win majority in close election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to win a ruling majority in an election that produced a virtual tie between his right-wing bloc and a center-left grouping that would be led by former military chief Benny Gantz....
17:52 2019-09-18

Ukraine president’s party gets solid parliament majority Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party has won a commanding majority of seats in the national parliament election, near-complete results showed Tuesday...
21:39 2019-07-23

Tory rebels threaten Boris Johnson after majority cut to one Prime minister faces losing control of parliament after Lib Dem byelection win Boris Johnson faced a grave threat to his control of parliament on Friday as he was warned that Conservative rebels could cross the House of Commons to foil Brexit in the aftermath of a byelection that reduced his working...
23:39 2019-08-02

Majority of Britons support 'Brexit by any means': poll A majority of Britons believe Prime Minister Boris Johnson must take Britain out of the European Union "by any means", even if that involves suspending parliament, an opinion poll conducted for the Daily Telegraph said on Monday....
11:13 2019-08-13

Majority of victims in Kyoto Animation fire were women Twenty of the 33 victims of the Kyoto Animation fire were women. Witness accounts and reports suggested the larcenist had a grudge against the studio.        ...
20:13 2019-07-19

Majority of Americans say they won't donate to 2020 presidential campaigns Political polarization is spurring voter engagement and more small-dollar donors for 2020 presidential campaigns. But the majority of Americans have not donated or have no plans to donate money to candidates, according to the CNBC and Acorns survey....
14:39 2019-07-01

India PM Modi's party set to win thumping majority in election Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party was set for a historic victory as India on Thursday counted hundreds of millions of votes from its general election....
10:26 2019-05-23

Japanese PM Abe's ruling coalition keeps majority in low-turnout election Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is projected to maintain its majority in Japan's upper house of parliament, according to exit polls shortly after voting closed Sunday evening....
17:39 2019-07-21

College-Educated Women Are the Workplace Majority, but Still Don’t Get Their Share Women in the U.S. have earned more degrees for decades, but it wasn’t until this year that they edged out college-educated men in the work force. Though they still make a lot less money....
23:13 2019-07-02

US, Venezuela opposition majority renew support for Guaidó Venezuela’s opposition-led congress has again thrown its support behind Juan Guaidó, saying he’ll serve as the crisis-wracked nation’s interim president until they’ve ended Nicolás Maduro’s grip on power...
02:00 2019-09-18

Netanyahu, rightist allies appear to fall short of majority Partial results in Israel’s national election indicate that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fallen fell short of securing a parliamentary majority with his religious and nationalist allies in national elections...
08:26 2019-09-18

Majority of parents think children’s summer vacation is too long If you’re relieved the kids are back in school, then you’re not alone: Sixty-seven percent of parents think children’s summer vacation is too long. A new study of 2,000 American parents with school-aged children found that, by the time summer ends, 57 percent are left wishing for a weekend alone wit...
08:26 2019-09-18

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn's wife dies at 80 Emily England Clyburn, wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, passed away on Thursday. She was 80 years old.Emily Clyburn — known as "Dr. Em" to many — was an esteemed librarian and political activist who played a key role in her husband's political career. The House will adjourn on Monday so lawm...
23:39 2019-09-19

CBOE Makes Majority Investment In Vest Financial CHICAGO and HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 25, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and The Vest Financial Group Inc. announced today at the Inside ETFs Conference that CBOE has made a majority equity investment in Vest, an investment advisor that provides options-centric products. Previous investors in V...
23:26 2019-05-21

Turkey’s Radical Plan: Send a Million Refugees Back to Syria Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syria....
17:00 2019-09-10

'Australia is a bigger cage': the ongoing trauma of Nauru's child refugees Even after finally being transferred to Australia, the scars remain for many young refugees“I don’t live in a tent any more. Now, I live in a house made of concrete walls instead of plastic,” says 21-year-old Diba*.“I don’t have to take two-minute showers under the guard’s eyes any more, no one can ...
05:52 2019-08-25

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monitors....
20:52 2019-06-02

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejection” and solidarity, a top UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and UN migration agency (IOM) official said in a statement on Monday....
16:00 2019-05-21

| Two Somali refugees charged with plans to join Islamic State group The US Justice Department announced the arrest of two refugees from Somalia who were allegedly planning to travel to Egypt to join the Islamic State group....
19:39 2019-07-31

Snapshot of hope: child refugees share their dreams through Polaroids – in pictures To mark World Refugee Day, Save the Children invited children living in settlements in Jordan, Bangladesh and Uganda to draw their hopes and memories on a portrait of themselves Continue reading......
23:39 2019-06-20

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such poisonous language in politics, media and social med...
16:00 2019-05-21

'People were hiding': Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls as refugees refuse An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go back to Myanmar, almost a year after a similar effort failed amid protests....
09:13 2019-08-23

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee influx, climate change and a decline in the use of protective nets....
20:13 2019-08-14

Reality check: Scheer’s claim about refugees ‘jumping the queue’ is false Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer says asylum seekers who make claims at the border are "jumping the queue." This is false, and experts say there is no queue....
01:13 2019-09-14

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs these women, children and men face, and the strain this represents for communities hosting them....
16:00 2019-05-21

Pentagon is last holdout as Stephen Miller tries to slash number of refugees allowed in U.S. WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is fighting against proposals by White House officials to drastically cut the number of refugees allowed into the U.S., and has called for reserving visas for Iraqis who risked their lives working for U.S. troops, according to five people familiar with the plan. In internal...
04:39 2019-09-21

Judge affirms U.S. rule change to limit Central American refugees A federal judge ruled Wednesday in favor of a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants seeking asylum from reaching the United States border....
22:13 2019-07-24

Erdoğan: I'll let Syrian refugees leave Turkey for west unless safe zone set up Turkish president threatens to ‘open the gates’ in face of footdragging from US and EUThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is threatening to “open the gates” to allow Syrian refugees to leave Turkey for western countries unless a controversial “safe zone” inside Syria is established soon.Er...
18:13 2019-09-05

Hospital ship USNS Comfort sails Friday to help refugees from Venezuela The hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy next week on a medical mission to South America and the Caribbean, the U.S. Southern Command announced on Monday....
20:26 2019-06-10

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election over the weekend, reports CNN. Human rights activist Behrouz Boochani, who is currently being detained at the Manus Island Detention Center off Papua New ...
12:26 2019-05-22

Jewish descendants of refugees from Nazi period denied German citizenship Descendants of Jewish escapees from the Nazis have been denied German citizenship, despite constitutional guarantees of their right to it. Individuals in the UK are considering a legal case against the German government....
22:00 2019-07-10

| Australia's conservatives secure majority government, projections show Australia's ruling conservative coalition is set to secure a governing majority in its shock election victory over the centre-left Labor Party, the national broadcaster ABC projected....
17:39 2019-05-21

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software company at $700 million including debt....
22:52 2019-06-16

Reliance to Buy Majority Stake in Shopping Tech Startup Fynd Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries' subsidiary Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Ltd (RIIHL) is investing Rs 295.25 crores in Mumbai-based Fynd....
12:26 2019-08-05

Fox Corp. Strikes Deal to Buy Majority Stake in Credible Labs Fox Corp. has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Credible Labs Inc., a marketplace for consumer-lending information, for $265 million, the company said Sunday afternoon....
17:39 2019-08-05

JPMorgan confirms winning bid to take majority stake in China fund JV JPMorgan confirmed it had won an auction to hold a majority equity stake in its Chinese asset management joint venture (JV), becoming the first foreign firm to move closer to taking control of an onshore funds business under new rules....
07:13 2019-08-06

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
02:39 2019-06-13

Havas Acquires Majority of Battery, Ad Agency Known for Netflix Work Havas has acquired 51% of Battery, a creative agency known for its work with videogame and entertainment companies such as Netflix, as the French advertising group tries to keep up with changing consumer habits....
11:39 2019-06-20

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
08:52 2019-06-23

Factbox: Majority of House Democrats support Trump impeachment A majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
20:52 2019-09-12

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capital Partners should be finalized by the end of the s...
20:39 2019-06-14

Majority of voters think Boris Johnson would make bad PM - polling expert Antipathy among many voters towards favourite may harm his Tory leadership chancesMany voters have a “distinct antipathy” towards Boris Johnson, which could hamper his chances of winning a future general election even if he delivered Brexit, the Conservative peer and polling expert Robert Hayward ha...
20:13 2019-06-05

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture -CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-06-13

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Non-management campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with campaign leadership, according to Steven Soule, the local's business manager....
22:39 2019-06-04

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV -sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger a wave of similar transactions....
18:39 2019-08-02

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV: sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger a wave of similar transactions....
21:13 2019-08-02

Guatemala ex-first lady Torres short of majority in first-round vote Guatemala's presidential election was headed for a runoff as results on Monday gave center-left candidate Sandra Torres a clear lead but far short of the outright majority needed to avoid a second round against a conservative rival....
21:00 2019-06-17

Majority of Canadians want change in Ottawa, 37% say they’d vote Conservative: Ipsos The Ipsos poll showed Conservative leader Andrew Scheer picking up the approval of 36 per cent of respondents, compared to Justin Trudeau's 32 per cent....
13:13 2019-07-17

UK PM Boris Johnson Loses Majority As MP Joins Liberal Democrats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his working parliamentary majority ahead of a crucial Brexit vote on Tuesday after Conservative MP Phillip Lee defected to the pro-EU Liberal Democrats....
20:39 2019-09-03

Boris Johnson loses majority in House of Commons after defection British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his majority in the House of Commons Tuesday after a member of the Conservative Party defected in protest of the prime minister's plan to leave the European Union without a deal....
23:00 2019-09-03

Majority of Germans support Angela Merkel, want her to finish term Germans see Chancellor Merkel as a force of stability in a crisis-ridden world, a recent survey has shown. Despite her popularity, a majority are dissatisfied with her government but not enough to back early elections....
03:00 2019-09-06

Majority Of US House Democrats Favour Starting Impeachment Proceedings A majority of Democrats in the US House of Representatives now favour launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, after a California lawmaker on Friday became the......
01:13 2019-08-03

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Thursday morni...
22:39 2019-06-13

Majority of House Democrats favor starting impeachment proceedings A majority of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives now favor launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, after a California lawmaker on Friday became the 118th Democrat to call for the process to begin....
00:13 2019-08-03

Majority Reeling Under Poverty, And PM Modi Talking About Cake: Mayawati Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "size of the cake matters" remark, BSP chief Mayawati said Sunday the PM is talking about cake for people when a majority of them is reeling under......
05:52 2019-07-08

Majority of Americans trust police to use facial recognition responsibly A majority of Americans trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsibly and say it's okay to use the controversial tool to keep public spaces securel, according to a new survey....
04:52 2019-09-12

Senate majority leader expects U.S. election security briefing U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected lawmakers to receive a briefing on election security, but did not provide details....
21:52 2019-06-11

BC Partners close to buying majority stake in Garda World - WSJ Private equity firm BC Partners is nearing a deal to buy a majority stake in Canada-based security services company Garda World Security Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday....
07:52 2019-07-23

Japan PM Abe's coalition on track to win solid majority in election: media Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition is on track to win a solid majority in a July 21 upper house election, and his dream of revising the pacifist constitution could still be alive if enough allies also win, a survey showed on Saturday....
11:13 2019-07-06

Goldman moves to take majority control of China joint venture Goldman Sachs has applied for majority control of its Chinese joint venture, the bank confirmed on Wednesday, the latest international bank to do so ahead of Chinese plans to eventually allow foreigners full control....
11:52 2019-08-21

GE to cede majority control of Baker Hughes in $2.7 bln share sale General Electric Co on Wednesday said it plans to reduce its ownership in oil and gas company Baker Hughes A GE Co to 38.4% from 50.4% at June-end, and aims to raise $2.7 billion in the process....
04:52 2019-09-12

Ukraine hands President Zelenskiy's party a majority: polls Servant of the People — a new political party created by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained nearly half the vote in Sunday's parliamentary election. Experts say his party could "achieve a dominating position."...
01:39 2019-07-22

Japan’s ruling coalition secures upper house majority Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition has secured a majority in Japan’s upper house of parliament in elections, according to vote counts by public television and other media...
17:01 2019-07-21

Shinzo Abe's Ruling Bloc On Course To Win Majority In Japan Polls: Report Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is on course to grab a solid majority in Japan's upper house elections this month and cement his premiership, local media reported on Saturday....
16:52 2019-07-06

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....
22:26 2019-06-11

Shinzo Abe On Course To Retain Majority In Japan Upper House Election Japanese voters cast ballots Sunday in an upper house election, with Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc looking to protect its majority and keep on track plans to amend the country's pacifist constitution....
16:00 2019-07-21

Majority Of Opinions Worked Against Jaspal Rana: Bhaichung Bhutia Bhaichung Bhutia was part of the 12-member committee that conducted meetings over two days in New Delhi to recommend names for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards, Dronacharya Awards and......
01:39 2019-08-19

How 'Bay Area refugees' shook up the city long considered California's 'middle child' As thousands of tech workers move in, Sacramento is enjoying its moment in the sun – but the clouds are gatheringPhotographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Didion, the patron saint of California, once managed to summarily dismiss and define her hometown with just one flippant eye-roll of a quote: “Anybody wh...
10:00 2019-07-02

New Zealand lawmakers urged to drop restrictions on Africa, Middle East refugees Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and African refugees, saying the policy undermines the character of a nation praised for its response to deadly mosque attacks this year....
06:52 2019-08-21

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are monitoring Cyclone Fani’s movements closely and taking measures to protect families living in refugee camps in Bangladesh, which is on alert....
14:39 2019-05-21

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
21:00 2019-08-14

Venezuela's female refugees trafficked at higher rate amid political crisis As the political system of Venezuela continues to collapse, the country’s women and girls seeking asylum are being trafficked at increased rates according to a new report obtained by Fox News....
22:39 2019-08-07

War criminals among us: inside the quiet effort to prosecute and deport violators disguised as refugees They could be your Uber driver or the security guard at a local airport. The elderly neighbor living next door or the operator of the neighborhood ice cream shop. They came to the United States from all corners of the globe -- Somalia, Rwanda, El Salvador, the Balkans, Germany, Iraq -- claiming to h...
20:39 2019-07-08

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sahara; and malnutrition in India....
20:52 2019-06-27

With security improving in DR Congo’s Kasai, thousands of refugees head home from Angola As security has improved in the restive Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), some 8,500 refugees have left the Lóvua settlement in Angola’s north-east Lunda Norte province in the past week, hoping to cross the border and return home, according to the UN refugee agency....
22:26 2019-08-23

Anti-Semitism a growing concern for majority of Europe's young Jews Young Jewish Europeans believe anti-Semitism is on the rise in their countries. An EU report shows young Jews are concerned about safety and blame social media networks for a rise in anti-Jewish sentiment....
23:13 2019-07-04

Mexicans no longer majority of undocumented immigrants as more arrive from Central America Mexicans were the biggest driver of illegal immigration for 50 years, but fewer Mexicans are making the trek and more are returning to Mexico.        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

FBI Director: Majority of Domestic Terrorism Cases Tied to White Supremacy FBI Director Christopher Wray noted that his agency has made around 100 “domestic terrorism-related arrests since October.” Any guesses on how many of those were connected to white supremacist ideology?...
23:26 2019-07-23

Majority of US military veterans back Trump, think Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes In a new Pew Research Center survey among the nation's veterans, the majority of them support President Trump and view the wars on Iraq and Afghanistan as mistakes....
22:26 2019-07-11

Indian troops lock down its only Muslim-majority state, Pakistan warns of war Since India and Pakistan obtained independence from British rule, the neighbors have fought two wars over Kashmir.        ...
09:26 2019-08-07

Majority of engaged couples register for this kitchenware item, study reveals Creating a registry may be one of the most fun parts of planning a wedding – and these are the most popular gifts newlyweds desire. “The registry journey is an exciting part of wedding planning where couples tend to discuss their personal styles, values and what their future looks like as they decid...
23:26 2019-05-31

Apple just acquired the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion It won’t come as much of a surprise since the news leaked the other day, but it’s nevertheless a hugely important move on Apple’s part: the company confirmed on Thursday afternoon that it will acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion. The deal ...
20:39 2019-07-31

Japan's ruling bloc set for upper house majority, may get 2/3: NHK exit poll Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday, but it was uncertain whether the coalition and other allies could seal the two-thirds majority needed to keep alive his dream of revising the pacifist constitution, exit polls and media projection...
17:52 2019-07-21

Slim majority backs Trump’s raids on illegal immigrants: poll A slight majority of voters support the deportation raids that President Trump said occurred across the country over the weekend, a poll ​out Wednesday found. While 51 percent of the respondents said they agree that illegal immigrants with outstanding court orders should be deported, 85 percent of R...
21:39 2019-07-17

In a flash, Boris Johnson’s working majority in Britain’s Parliament is now just one seat After the loss by his party of a seat in Wales, the British prime minister’s wafer-thin hold in the House of Commons will make passing his “do-or-die” Brexit that much harder. ...
19:26 2019-08-02

GE to lose majority control of Baker Hughes with up to $3 billion share sale General Electric is looking to raise up to $3 billion in sale of majority-owned Baker Hughes shares, resulting in a reduction of the U.S industrial conglomerate's stake in the oilfield services provider to less than 50%, Baker Hughes said on Tuesday....
01:26 2019-09-11

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC Capital Partners, according to people familiar with the matter....
18:39 2019-06-07

Aided by a strong economy, Trump approval rises, but a majority also see him as ‘unpresidential’ In 2020 matchups, Trump trails Biden but runs even with four other potential challengers. The electorate sharply divided between pro- and anti-Trump....
08:13 2019-07-07

Essential poll: majority of Australians support medevac or better asylum care Voters continue to back Scott Morrison post-election and are still coming to terms with Anthony Albanese, survey showsA majority of Australians either approve of the medevac procedures, or think more needs to be done to protect the health and welfare of asylum seekers offshore, according to the late...
23:00 2019-09-16

UPDATE 2-GE to lose majority control of Baker Hughes with up to $3 bln share sale General Electric is looking to raise up to $3 billion in sale of majority-owned Baker Hughes shares, resulting in a reduction of the U.S industrial conglomerate's stake in the oilfield services provider to less than 50%, Baker Hughes said on Tuesday....
02:13 2019-09-11

| Boris Johnson loses parliamentary majority as Brexit crisis bites Phillip Lee has abandoned the Conservative party, citing 'bullying and lies'. In a moment of high-drama in the House of Commons, Lee crossed the floor while PM Boris Johnson was delivering a statement on the recent G7 summit....
19:52 2019-09-03

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Just Lost His Majority in Parliament. Here’s What That Could Mean (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered key defections from his party Tuesday, losing a working majority in Parliament and weakening his position as he tried to prevent lawmakers from blocking his Brexit plans. On a day of high drama and acerbic debate in the House of Commons,...
03:52 2019-09-04

Japan's pro-constitutional revision force to lose 2/3 majority in upper house: NHK Japan's ruling coalition and pro-constitutional revision allies were certain to lose the two-thirds upper house majority needed to push ahead with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's proposal to revise the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK said....
17:52 2019-07-21

Shinzo Abe's party wins majority in Japan upper-house elections Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party won a clear majority of seats in Japan's upper-chamber House of Councillors Sunday, but it fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to keep a major campaign pledge to amend the c...
15:39 2019-07-22

The Vote Is In: A Majority of Americans Say Trump’s a Racist, Quinnipiac Poll Finds Just over half of all Americans think Donald Trump is racist, according to a Quinnipiac University poll, including a majority of people identifying as Independents....
23:39 2019-08-02

AMG is offloading its majority stake in struggling hedge fund BlueMountain for $91 million Affiliated Managers Group sold its majority stake in Andrew Feldstein's BlueMountain Capital to Assured Guaranty, a Bermuda-based municipal bond and infrastructure insurer, for $91 million. The deal is expected to close at the end of the year, and Feldstein will net $22.5 million in shares of Assure...
07:13 2019-08-09

Majority of parents consider back-to-school season the most stressful time of the year It’s not only students who are stressed about school: Six in 10 parents are so worried about their child that they’ve lost sleep in the back-to-school season....
20:52 2019-07-24

Democrat confident majority of caucus will be in favor of impeachment after Mueller testimony Robert Mueller's much-anticipated testimony may have been delayed for a week, but at least one Democrat has already made up his mind on what should happen after the former special counsel speaks on the Hill....
20:39 2019-07-15

Shinzo Abe declares victory in Japan election but fails to win super majority Shinzo Abe has declared victory in Japan's national elections, with early polls indicating his party has won a majority of seats in the upper house of Parliament....
10:26 2019-07-22

Lib Dems win the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, reducing Boris Johnson's majority to just one ISABEL INFANTES/AFP/Getty Images The Liberal Democrats win the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election. Their candidate Jane Dodds won the seat from the Conservatives after help from a "Remain alliance." Other anti-Brexit parties stood aside to maximise the chances of a Lib Dem victory. Dodds overturned...
00:00 2019-08-03

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary in Kenya. Recent incidents, however, have left her scared for her life once more. She and other LG...
23:26 2019-06-19

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection guaranteed” the UN refugee and migrants chiefs said in a joint statement, released on Friday....
18:52 2019-07-12

I fled Nazi Germany. I hope the US doesn't turn its back on refugees | Aryeh Neier Trump has made hostility to migrants and asylum seekers the running theme of his presidency. But asylum saved my family from certain deathWhen Kristallnacht (the night of broken glass) took place on 9 November 1938 – a night that Jewish homes, businesses, schools and synagogues throughout Germany we...
21:00 2019-07-01

Countries with hardly any tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for flip-flops....
09:00 2019-08-17

Black Women OWN the Conversation Puts Black Women in the Center Black Women OWN the Conversation, a collaboration between OZY Media, co-owned by Carlos Watson, a former CNN and MSNBC analyst, and the Oprah Winfrey-branded network OWN, is a historic first for television. Launched August 24, the series features panels of such well-known women as Stacey Abrams, sin...
06:26 2019-08-29

Biden slights progressive pols, saying his views represent 'vast majority' of Dems Former Vice President Joe Biden seemed to zing some of the more progressive members of his party when asked Thursday about decriminalizing illegal border crossings....
02:39 2019-08-02

Japan pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday, but his coalition and its other allies fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to push ahead with revising the pacifist constitution, a projection by public broadcaster NHK showed....
18:13 2019-07-21

Gallup: Small majority say Donald Trump 'strong and decisive'; two-thirds say dishonest A small majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump is a strong and decisive leader, but more than two-thirds find him to be dishonest, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicates....
20:52 2019-07-10

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of economy, credit his policies: Poll A majority of Americans approve of how President Trump has handled the economy, feel confident about their personal finances, and believe Trump's policies have had an impact on the country's economic performance, according to the latest poll by CBS News....
02:52 2019-05-23

Instant View: India PM Modi's party storms to thumping majority in election Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday swept to a huge election victory, giving his party a mandate to pursue policies that put Hindus first, are mainly business-friendly and take a hard line on national security....
12:39 2019-05-23

KKR in talks to sell majority stake in French call centre operator Webhelp Private equity firm KKR & Co Inc said on Wednesday it is in talks to sell a majority stake in French call centre business Webhelp to Belgian investment firm Groupe Bruxelles Lamber for on an enterprise value of 2.4 billion euros ($2.69 billion)....
11:39 2019-07-10

Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
00:26 2019-07-10

Boris Johnson fails first electoral test, party majority cut to one after election loss Newly elected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a setback after his Conservative Party lost a special election on Friday, reducing his Parliament majority to just one lawmaker....
16:52 2019-08-02

Israeli exit polls show Netanyahu short of majority in year's second election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future was in doubt late Tuesday, as exit polls showed his conservative Likud party and its hard-line allies falling well short of securing a parliamentary majority in the Jewish state's second general election in five months....
04:52 2019-09-18

Pew survey: Majority of U.S. adults trust police to use facial recognition technology responsibly The Pew Research Center said Thursday that more than half of U.S. adults trust law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technology responsibly....
00:13 2019-09-06

Jay-Z Reportedly to Get Majority Ownership in NFL Team; Eric Reid Calls Move ‘Despicable’ With at least half of his 30 pieces of silver, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter will soon acquire a “significant ownership interest” in an NFL team, reports TMZ, making him the first black person to be an owner in the league’s history. The team itself was not disclosed, but a source told the site that the deal...
16:39 2019-08-17

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK said....
04:13 2019-07-22

Abe's ruling coalition wins majority in Japan polls, but lacks enough seats for reform Japan's prime minister and his coalition won a majority of the upper house elections on Sunday, but couldn't secure enough votes to revise the constitution....
05:52 2019-07-22

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents favored the current single-test system, the organization said Friday. Education Equity, which wants to keep the current structure for the city’s t...
19:26 2019-05-31

Majority of voters say ‘Send her back’ chants at Trump rally were racist: poll A majority of Americans believe that the “Send her back!” chants directed at Rep. Ilhan Omar that erupted during President Trump’s rally in North Carolina last week were racist, according to a new poll. The Politico/Morning Consult poll found that 58 percent of voters labeled the chants “racist,” in...
21:00 2019-07-24

The last time the Supreme Court was invited to overturn Roe v. Wade, a surprising majority was unwilling The 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey sets the standard by which today’s restrictive abortion laws will be judged....
03:13 2019-05-30

Modi's ruling alliance may win key India upper house majority next year: projection Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance could achieve a crucial majority in the upper house of parliament next year if some small regional parties join the bloc that recently won a massive mandate in the lower house, according to a projection by an independent research firm....
07:39 2019-06-08

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
00:52 2019-08-20

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on the subject....
23:13 2019-05-21

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday include: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians continue to be under fire in Libya; and a summit to tackle hate speech. ...
19:00 2019-05-21

Trump admin weighs letting states, cities deny entry to refugees approved for resettlement in U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering a new policy that would allow state and local jurisdictions to deny entry to refugees who have been approved for resettlement in the United States, according to a draft of an executive order obtained by NBC News. According to the draft, “the...
14:26 2019-08-22

Countries doing the most to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
13:52 2019-07-16

The 30 least densely populated countries To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.        ...
10:52 2019-07-11

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.       ...
14:39 2019-07-14

The countries with the most vacation days 24/7 Tempo reviewed data from the Center for Economic Policy and Research among other sources to compile our list.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

10 most expensive countries to hail a cab Western European countries and Japan are not home to cheap taxis. Click forward to see the 10 most expensive cab rides in the world.       ...
00:52 2019-06-29

These are the 25 richest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the gross national income (GNI) per capita of nearly 200 nations to identify the 25 richest countries.       ...
19:26 2019-07-07

These countries produce the most CO2 emissions 24/7 Wall St. ranked countries emitting the most carbon dioxide, based on territorial emissions of CO2 in 2017 according to the Global Carbon Project.       ...
14:39 2019-07-14

These are the 25 poorest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. identified the poorest countries in the world based on gross national income per capita in 192 countries.       ...
19:26 2019-07-07

A majority of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, according to an analysis by The Washington Post Amid growing support for impeachment, House Speaker Pelosi said the president “will be held accountable” but stopped short of endorsing formal proceedings....
22:52 2019-08-02

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of two-thirds upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK said....
10:13 2019-07-22

Air Force says 'vast majority' of crews' overnight Glasgow stays weren't at Trump resort A preliminary Air Force review found that a small minority of its flight crews on international travel stayed at a Scottish resort owned by President Trump between 2015 and 2019, an official told Fox News Thursday....
04:26 2019-09-13

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until mid-June. ...
04:13 2019-05-23

Why must US patients wait for drugs available in other countries? The United States leads the world in drug development, but we’re in danger of falling behind, to the detriment of countless patients. However, new legislative efforts in the Senate could be an important step in helping more of our patients get the treatment they need....
18:00 2019-07-31

iOS 13 Will Finally Support NFC ID Scanning in a Few Countries iPhones have had NFC chips since the iPhone 6, but previously, Apple only allowed NFC to be used for making purchases with Apple Pay. But in iOS 13, Apple is expanding the use of NFC to other apps, and even though iOS won’t officially be available until later this fall, countries including Japan and...
22:13 2019-06-17

The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testament to the worldwide popularity of the sport. Over the last decade, no country outside the United States has produced more NBA draft picks than Canada,...
03:39 2019-06-18

These are the best countries for tourists to visit in 2019, according to the WEF The Wolrd Economic Forum ranked 140 countries based on their appeal to tourists, but warned that many countries were nearing a tourism "tipping point" that threatened to overwhelm or damage their resources....
17:39 2019-09-04

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
16:52 2019-05-22

How Countries Keep Testing the EU’s Fiscal Rules The European Union requires all 28 member states to maintain sound public finances, no matter their size or national challenges. But infractions generally don’t result in real punishment, and smaller countries sometimes complain that the biggest economies have gotten the most leniency. That’s set up...
17:13 2019-06-04

The 25 countries that love to visit America the most Which countries love visiting America the most? 24/7 Tempo identified them (think Canada, UK) using data from the National Trade & Tourism Office.       ...
23:39 2019-07-24

10 countries with the most software developer talent With developers accounting for some of the most in-demand job positions, companies should look toward these 10 countries for top talent, according to Diffbot....
18:13 2019-07-31

How countries are protecting themselves from attacks in space The United States is one country that has identified space defence as a national security priority. But what are the specific threats it faces in space?...
19:13 2019-07-16

US is considering duties on countries that undervalue their currencies The U.S. Commerce Department said its proposed rule would amend the normal countervailing duty process to include new criteria for currency undervaluation....
03:39 2019-05-24

Countries with the fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet produced by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB).        ...
10:52 2019-07-11

The 30 least densely populated countries in the world To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.        ...
20:26 2019-07-10

13 countries where being gay is legally punishable by death Same-sex sexual activity is a crime in 70 countries. Some of them, including six nations that are members of the U.N., impose the death penalty.        ...
18:13 2019-06-13

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-09

Countries with the top 20 fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet to identify the countries with the fastest growing populations.       ...
13:52 2019-07-10

Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition falls short of super-majority needed to change Japan's constitution Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday but will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions....
19:39 2019-07-21

Vera Bradley acquires a majority stake online jewelry store Pura Vida Bracelets Vera Bradley announced Thursday it agreed to pay $75 million to buy a majority stake in Creative Genius, the owner of Pura Vida, an online seller of handmade bracelets....
17:26 2019-06-20

Trump approval ratings fall as poll finds majority of Americans fear recession – live President’s ratings slip six points since June, poll findsElection held for North Carolina’s ninth congressional district 3.09pm BST More details are coming to light about the high-level source reportedly extracted from the Russian government in 2017, partly over concerns that the person’s identity ...
16:39 2019-09-10

House Republicans, seeking path back to majority, vow to try again on scrapping health-care law, curbing deficits Health care remains an albatross for the GOP, two years after the Affordable Care Act replacement effort sputtered. So does the national debt, which has continued to skyrocket....
07:13 2019-09-14

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s desire to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The development comes as President Trump ha...
22:39 2019-07-11

Countries with the widest gaps between the rich and poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
14:39 2019-05-28

These 15 countries have the widest gaps between rich and poor To study income inequality, 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data from 42 countries to identify those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
14:39 2019-05-28

FIFA Says 10 Countries May Bid for 2023 Women’s World Cup The enthusiasm is the latest sign of growing interest and potential investment in the women’s game, but FIFA’s decision to expand the event will leave the host nation a narrow window to prepare....
22:00 2019-08-19

Childhood circumstances have improved in 173 countries: study At least 280 million children across the globe are better off today than they were two decades ago, according to Save the Children. However, a quarter of the world's youngsters are still denied a safe childhood....
03:13 2019-05-29

Trump now says he would report dirt from foreign countries to the FBI President Trump on Friday said he would “absolutely” report political dirt provided by a foreign country to the FBI — but only if it’s “incorrect or badly stated.” “Of course you give it to the FBI or report to the attorney general or somebody like that,” the president told “Fox an...
19:13 2019-06-14

BJP Has 18 Crore Members, Only 7 Countries Have More People: JP Nadda The total number of BJP members has reached near 18 crore, its highest ever, with the party set to add seven crore new entrants during its recent membership drive, its working president JP Nadda said......
19:39 2019-08-29

The IMF is hurting countries it claims to help | Mark Weisbrot The fund’s loan agreement with Ecuador will worsen unemployment and poverty When people think of the damage that wealthy countries – typically led by the US and its allies – cause to people in the rest of the world, they probably think of warfare. Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis died from the 2003 i...
20:26 2019-08-27

Poland warns EU countries against rapprochement with Russia Poland wants to make sure a new European Commission stays tough on Russia and is concerned that some European Union countries are growing increasingly friendly toward its eastern neighbor, even as the Kremlin cracks down on dissent....
15:00 2019-08-08

These Countries Follow the 'Six Month Rule' for Passports If you have any international travel planned, you’re going to want to check the expiration date on your passport right away. Of course, you know better than to try and cross borders with an expired passport, but many countries require a six month buffer on your passport’s expiration date....
20:39 2019-06-05

Child advocacy group: Kids in 173 countries better off now UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A children’s advocacy group says youngsters in 173 of 176 countries it evaluated have a better chance of growing up healthy, educated and protected from harmful practices like child labor and child marriage than at any time in the past two decades. Save the Children said ...
22:52 2019-05-28

EU countries extend welcome to Eleonore migrants without Italy Five EU member states have said they agree to receive the 104 migrants aboard the German charity rescue boat. The EU will schedule a special meeting in autumn to discuss possible migrant distribution mechanisms....
20:13 2019-09-03

GTA Online’s New Casino Won’t Let Players In Some Countries Gamble The most recent Grand Theft Auto Online update added a large new casino into the game, allowing players to buy chips, gamble and win big or lose everything. This casino has been teased in GTA Online for years, and many players were excited to jump online and finally play some blackjack with all the ...
04:39 2019-07-25

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries UNITED NATIONS — UN experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs — and they are calling for sanctions against ships providing gasoline and diesel fuel to the country. Las...
21:13 2019-08-13

U.N. Investigating 35 North Korean Cyberattacks in 17 Countries UNITED NATIONS — U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for its nuclear program — and they are calling for sanctions against ships providing gasoline and diesel to the country. Last week, ...
11:13 2019-08-13

Samsung Galaxy Fit goes on sale in select countries Three months after being officially revealed the Galaxy Fit is finally making its way to select markets. Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to be worldwide roll-out, at least not for the moment, and we don't even know if Samsung will eventually make the fitness tracker available in more countries.What...
05:52 2019-06-01

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic’ quality by default, which the company says should work out to roughly 0.5MB per song on average. Y...
10:26 2019-07-09

Instagram is expanding its hidden 'Like' test to more countries Instagram launched an experiment for Canadian users in April to try and find out whether hiding Like counts can benefit its users. While the Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform hasn't shared its results with the public yet, it's now expanding that......
09:52 2019-07-18

US produces far more waste and recycles far less of it than other developed countries US represents 4% of the world’s population but produces 12% of municipal solid waste, a stark contrast with China and IndiaThe US produces far more garbage and recycles far less of it than other developed countries, according to a new analysis by the global risk consulting firm Verisk Maplecroft.The...
09:39 2019-07-03

Oil producing countries would like to see higher prices from where they are now, expert says Jason Bordoff, professor and director at Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy and former adviser to President Obama, discusses oil prices and the global energy industry....
17:00 2019-09-06

Instagram expands hidden ‘like’ test to more countries Instagram is expanding its ‘hiding likes’ test in several more countries. The company says the test hopes to “focus on the photos and videos you share, and not how many likes they get.” The goal is to make users feel less judged. Currently, Instagram users can see a running tally of peop...
23:39 2019-07-18

NBA Finals broadcast to more than 200 countries, thanks to one 40-foot truck The NBA world feed truck is packed with equipment to put together one live broadcast that is shared by all of the league's game providers around the world....
18:52 2019-06-03

These countries are launching a paperless travel program A pilot project that seeks to enable passengers to fly between the Netherlands and Canada using their mobile phones, instead of passports, was launched at the Montreal airport on Wednesday. The Known Traveller Digital Identity platform will be tested internally throughout 2019, with the first end-to...
18:39 2019-06-27

Countries with widest gaps between rich, poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
12:52 2019-05-31

CBI Seeks Help From 5 Countries In INX Media Probe: Sources The CBI has contacted five countries for information on shell companies and bank accounts to identify the manner in which kickbacks were allegedly routed in the INX Media case over ten years ago,......
19:13 2019-08-23

Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries In all 24 countries where PayPal's integrated with Google Pay, businesses can now optionally accept PayPal with Google Pay through their apps or websites.Read More...
01:52 2019-06-21

Countries still involved with JCPOA to meet Sunday Iran and five countries that originally signed the 2015 Obama-era nuclear deal will meet in Vienna Sunday to discuss the embattled agreement and try to ease tensions in the Persian Gulf region....
17:26 2019-07-23

Why are countries failing on their promise to stop deforestation? Despite a pledge in 2014 to halve deforestation by 2020, the area of forest destroyed annually has increased by more than 40 per cent globally in the past five years...
02:52 2019-09-13

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with economists considering whether a recession is on its way....
15:52 2019-06-28

Oil price spike will be 'quite harmful' to some countries: Investor Frank Tsui of Value Partners says the situation in the oil market seems "manageable" unless there is more military action in Saudi Arabia. He also weighs in on the Chinese property market....
11:00 2019-09-17