NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 10:39 2019-06-12

UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws

Analysis finds changes such as removal of blanket ban on hormone-disrupting chemicalsThe UK has been accused of “silently eroding” key environmental and human health protections in the Brexit-inspired...

UK accused of 'silently eroding' EU pesticide rules in Brexit laws

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Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
14:52 2019-05-21

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
17:52 2019-05-22

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-21

Federal Appeals Court Rules That Duh, Scraping Public Data Doesn't Violate Hacking Laws Microsoft subsidiary LinkedIn lost an appeal in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday against hiQ Labs Inc., with three justices unanimously ruling that hiQ could continue scraping publicly available information off the site, Reuters reported.Read more......
12:39 2019-09-10

Brexit news LIVE: Row over rebels' bid to block no-deal as Michael Gove refuses to say if government would accept laws passed by Parliament The row over rebel MPs' bid to block a no-deal Brexit has escalated after Michael Gove refused to say whether the government would accept laws passed by Parliament....
19:26 2019-09-01

The OnePlus 7 Pro's 90 Hz screen will sometimes silently switch down to 60 Hz One of the OnePlus 7 Pro's defining features and major selling points is its 90 Hz display. The extra-fast refresh rate allows for animations to be buttery smooth giving you a kind of a "soap opera effect" as you scroll through information. It's cool, it feels smooth and responsive, and it's still a...
20:26 2019-06-14

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Tuesday, even as the man faces possible extradition to Spain....
05:13 2019-07-03

Google legal chief David Drummond accused of romances with subordinates in defiance of rules Google Chief Legal Officer David Drummond regularly ignored the company's policy against office romances with subordinates, a scathing new blog post alleges.....
02:13 2019-08-31

EU rules Brits can keep .eu domains in case of Brexit British web users have been told they will be able to keep their .eu domains in the event of the UK leaving the European Union as part of Brexit.The EU has apparently performed another change in policy by releasing a new document which confirms the status of the UK as a "third country" following a s...
16:39 2019-07-22

Trump defied the laws of politics. Now he's trying to break the laws of economic gravity. President Donald Trump came to office breaking the laws of US politics, knocking over Democrats' blue wall in the Rust Belt and remaking the GOP in his own nationalist image....
19:39 2019-06-07

| Boris Johnson rules out working with Farage on Brexit Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, has ruled out working with Brexit figurehead Nigel Farage in trying to secure a divorce deal with the European Union....
20:00 2019-06-27

Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement rules in no-deal scenario The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules with the EU would immediately end. Critics have blasted the move as "reckless."...
08:39 2019-08-20

Johnson Vows Oct. 31 Brexit as Law Rules Out No Deal, Election Bid Fails British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the EU on Oct. 31—even as a law came into force preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement and Parliament again rejected his bid to call an election before then....
06:52 2019-09-10

Brexit in chaos after court rules PM's suspension of parliament was unlawful Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of the British parliament was unlawful, a court ruled on Wednesday, prompting immediate calls for lawmakers to return to work as the government and parliament battle over the future of Brexit....
04:00 2019-09-12

Brexit, data privacy rules damaging markets, report says Brexit, tougher data privacy protection and a crackdown on foreign clearing houses risk fragmenting markets, bumping up costs and undermining efforts to avert another financial crisis, global regulators said on Tuesday....
16:39 2019-06-04

Brexit In Chaos After Court Rules Suspension Of Parliament Was Unlawful Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of the British parliament was unlawful, a court ruled on Wednesday, prompting immediate calls for lawmakers to return to work as the government and parliament......
03:13 2019-09-12

Dropbox silently installs new file manager app on users’ systems [Updated] This is what Dropbox looks like now. It used to be a folder, now it's a file manager. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Update 4:06pm ET: Dropbox says this was a mistake. "We recently announced a new d...
01:39 2019-07-19

Raab accused of 'misleading public' over claim of no-deal Brexit warning The new foreign secretary has been accused of "misleading the public" for claiming Brexiteers warned before the 2016 EU referendum a no-deal divorce was possible....
21:26 2019-08-01

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
01:26 2019-05-29

Trump EPA allows use of controversial pesticide The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to health issues in children, from use on U.S.-grown fruits and vegetables....
00:52 2019-07-19

Report: Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks.       ...
20:13 2019-07-10

A Quiet Place Sequel Creeps Silently Toward a March 2020 Release Date We don’t yet know the name of the sequel to A Quiet Place, but we know the silence will be falling down upon us a little earlier than expected.Read more......
06:52 2019-05-26

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers said Tuesday....
17:13 2019-05-28

Some Israelis Worry U.S. Bipartisan Political Support Is Eroding Concerns in Israel grow that Prime Minister Netanyahu’s decision to deny entry to two U.S. congresswomen who are critical of Israeli policy will undermine longstanding bipartisan support for the country in the U.S....
01:52 2019-08-17

Google Hackers Reveal Websites Hacked Thousands of iPhone Users Silently for Years Google researchers tasked with finding zero-day vulnerabilities in the wild revealed on Thursday that a small collection of websites had been aimlessly infecting iPhone users since at least 2017. The sites received thousands of visitors per week, researchers said.Read more......
02:13 2019-08-31

Jackson Proskow: Dallas airport passengers silently salute the return of a fallen hero Col. Roy Knight Jr., who was shot down in combat during the Vietnam war in 1967. On Thursday, Col. Knight's own son Bryan — now an airline pilot — finally brought his father home....
21:52 2019-08-08

Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms Steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have raised unease among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst out in a protest by hundreds of thousands of people last weekend....
10:13 2019-06-12

Public support for Brazil President Bolsonaro eroding: poll More than half of Brazilians say they lack confidence in right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, whose support has steadily eroded since winning a commanding victory in October's election, according to an opinion poll released on Thursday....
22:26 2019-06-27

Oklahoma braces for the worst: more rain, eroding levees and looters Some much-needed sunshine glistened down on the flood-ridden communities in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma on Friday – only the worst may be yet to come amid unprecedented rain and flooding....
18:52 2019-06-01

Transport secretary Chris Grayling accused of trying to 'silence' truckers who warned about risks of a no-deal Brexit Getty Transport secretary Chris Grayling accused of trying to "silence" UK truckers who raised concerns about a no-deal Brexit. The Road Haulage Association, a trade body for freight firms, said Grayling threatened to freeze the group out of meetings after they communicated with the press about a p...
14:13 2019-07-08

Ajit Pai's Silence on Phone Tracking Abuse Is Further Eroding Faith in His Competence The Federal Communication Commission’s investigation into the unauthorized sale of Americans’ location data is now in its second year and still, no one outside of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s office knows a thing about it. On Capitol Hill, faith in his ability to properly handle these apparent violations...
00:39 2019-06-28

Lies pave the way for anti-abortion laws. To defeat the laws we must fight the lies | Rebecca Solnit A wave of new laws banning and restricting abortion could not have been passed without misleading the public about what abortion actually isAnti-abortion laws are built on anti-abortion lies. Lies about things like who has abortions, how abortions work, how women’s bodies work and how fetuses develo...
20:13 2019-06-03

Trump administration to approve pesticide that may harm bees EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators The Trump administration is approving the pesticide sulfoxaflor – thought by some experts to harm bees – for use on a wide variety of crops.The Environmental Protection Age...
23:52 2019-07-12

What to know about pesticide poisoning in wake of Dominican Republic lawsuit Last year, Kaylynn Knull and Tom Schwander were enjoying a relaxing vacation in the Dominican Republic when the couple started experiencing alarming symptom...
14:52 2019-06-22

Widely used pesticide in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controversial, widely used class of pesticides that are p...
21:26 2019-08-06

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controversial, widely used class of pesticides that are p...
12:52 2019-08-07

‘Children are being poisoned’: California moms lead the way to pesticide ban Chlorpyrifos, a chemical used to treat pest infestations, was banned from residential use in 2000 but is still used in agricultureElisa Rivera’s face swelled up, her eyes watered and soon she was struggling to breathe.The 39-year-old first started to feel ill when the smell of pesticides drifted fro...
18:39 2019-06-27

Hong Kong activist Wong: World leaders 'must' raise our eroding freedoms at G-20 Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said Friday that G-20 leaders meeting in Japan can help protect the city's freedoms by raising their concerns with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
08:52 2019-06-28

Eroding trust in vaccines leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found on Wednesday....
20:13 2019-06-20

Trump administration won't ban pesticide tied to childhood brain damage Evironmental Protection Agency rejects proposed ban on chlorpyrifos, despite growing evidence of its toxicityThe US government has rejected a proposed ban on a toxic pesticide linked to brain damage in children, dismissing a growing body of research on the health hazards of a widely used agricultura...
00:13 2019-07-19

France considers pesticide buffer zones around residential areas France is looking at introducing pesticide-free buffer zones around housing areas after a number of local mayors defied the government by banning weed killers such as glyphosate in their towns....
19:39 2019-08-28

EPA green lights use of pesticide linked to brain damage in children The Environment Protection Agency said other environmental groups failed to prove that a ban was warranted.        ...
02:52 2019-07-19

Pesticide made from spider venom kills pests without harming bees Honeybee nests are being devastated by a species of beetle, but a pesticide based on spider venom can help by killing the beetles without harming the bees...
06:00 2019-09-06

French farm minister says against 150m-wide pesticide buffer zones France's agriculture minister said on Wednesday he was opposed to establishing 150 meter-wide pesticide-free buffer zones around homes, a measure introduced by several French mayors that prompted the government to consider stricter spraying rules....
17:39 2019-09-04

Study shows pesticide exposure may raise blood pressure in children Elevated pesticide use to produce flowers during the Mother's Day harvest has been linked to high blood pressure in children living near fields in Ecuador....
17:00 2019-05-23

Ian Holloway demands Brexit to stop 'European Union changing football' after new handball rules Ian Holloway has bizarrely claimed that Brexit must be pushed through to stop the European Union "telling us what to do" over new handball rules in the Premier League....
11:00 2019-08-21

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major deals and change how it does business. Shares of the company, which have soared since it settled a ma...
21:26 2019-05-22

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L......
16:52 2019-05-22

UK Brexit minister Barclay: I told Barnier could not see unchanged Brexit deal being approved British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Wednesday he told the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that he did not envisage an unchanged exit deal being approved by Britain's parliament....
13:26 2019-07-17

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
13:00 2019-07-16

Confused by Brexit and Boris Johnson? Join the club. Here's a cheat sheet to the ongoing Brexit brouhaha Getty Images Extreme "Seinfeld" voice: What is the dealllll with Brexit? More than three years ago, citizens of the United Kingdom voted in a referendum by a small margin in favor of leaving the European Union. Since then, UK's parliament, under the leadership of first Teresa May, and now Boris...
01:13 2019-09-05

'Everyone should be worried' about a no-deal Brexit warns Britain's former Brexit chief BBC Panorama A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risk" and a "step into the unknown" the civil servant in charge of Brexit planning until March. "The rational outcome over the next few months is to get a deal because that is overwhelmingly in the economic interest of both the EU and the UK," said Phi...
14:13 2019-07-08

Brexit news: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
04:39 2019-09-03

Brexit: UK Parliament suspended ahead of Brexit date Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been granted a request to have parliament suspended for a month. With the October 31 Brexit deadline fast approaching, the move leaves lawmakers with few options to block a no-deal....
12:00 2019-08-29

Brexit news as it happened: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
01:52 2019-09-03

Brexit news latest: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
20:39 2019-09-02

Can I keep the in-laws? Would you want to stay friends with your ex’s family once your relationship was over? When Nicki Rodriguez spent Christmas with her ex-husband and his parents last year, she admits some people found it strange. “Just because a romantic relationship didn’t work out, doesn’t mean that you can’t stay f...
14:26 2019-05-28

To Brexit, or Not to Brexit: Find Order in the Chaos The news out of the United Kingdom is almost as volatile as the markets. Yet if we step back, we can see some order in the disarray. Watch to discover how a socionomic perspective allows us to understand Britain's 2016 vote to leave the EU, the drama that has unfolded since and the prospects for ano...
01:13 2019-09-12

My in-laws are obsessed with my partner’s ex He abandoned my partner and her son, yet my mother-in-law still maintains contact and secretly meets himI’ve been with my partner for more than four years and we have a daughter together. We also raise her son together. Her ex-husband kicked her and their son out of their house after she was diagnos...
02:13 2019-08-01

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: red flag laws, sometimes known as Extreme Risk Protection Orders. During televised remarks on August...
20:52 2019-08-09

New AZ laws to take effect on Tuesday TUCSON — The Arizona State Legislature approved more than 300 laws this year, with many set to go into effect on Tuesday. The laws cover a vast variety of topics, from education to crime. One new law means school officials will be able to administer medications like inhalers, EpiPens and overd...
08:26 2019-08-27

Trump backs 'red flag' gun laws. What do they actually do? In the aftermath of this weekend's mass shootings that killed at least 31 people, attention turned to what could be done to prevent something like this from happening again....
20:13 2019-08-06

Land clearing up more than 50% in NSW even before new laws introduced Environment groups demand up to date figures to show ‘the full impact’ of the weaker lawsLand clearing in New South Wales rose by more than 50% in 2016-17, the year before the introduction of native vegetation laws that make deforestation easier.Environment groups are now demanding the government pu...
09:26 2019-06-03

New Zealand plans further tightening of gun laws New Zealand's government is planning to further restrict gun ownership by the end of the year. The measures proposed to Parliament come as the country marks six months since deadly attacks at two mosques....
08:52 2019-09-13

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,” a victim testified, yet he couldn’t be charged with a hate crime because the state has no such law. Victim Anthony Gooden said in a recent......
21:52 2019-06-03

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
00:26 2019-08-08

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, counterfeiting and treason. Since then, however, the ...
08:52 2019-06-19

Brexit news latest: No-deal 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
09:52 2019-07-08

A New Retirement Risk: Unclaimed Property Laws Unclaimed property laws could represent a big risk to retirement savers that put their investments on auto-pilot. Additionally, property abandoned through the escheatment process could result in penalty and other taxes even though the owner was unaware of the property being claimed....
15:39 2019-05-21

Sex with HIV still a crime? Updated laws divide advocates ATLANTA — As Sanjay Johnson describes it, his sexual encounter with James Booth on Oct. 2, 2015, was a one-night stand. But it would bind the men inextricably two years later, when Booth walked into an Arkansas police station and accused Johnson of exposing him to HIV. Little Rock prosecutors pursue...
00:52 2019-07-24

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
16:00 2019-06-18

Honduras street protests go on despite laws' cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president's cancellation of decrees that they feared would lead to extensive layoffs....
00:52 2019-06-04

Honduras street protests go on despite laws’ cancellation Thousands of teachers and doctors in Honduras are continuing street protests despite the president’s cancellation of decrees they feared would lead to extensive layoffs...
01:26 2019-06-04

N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With Trump After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions....
17:26 2019-08-21

New Tax Laws Drive More Americans Into Muni Bonds Investors in high-tax states like New York and California are piling into municipal bonds this year, fueled in part by the 2017 tax overhaul that raised tax burdens for some high-income households....
14:26 2019-08-07

N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With the President After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions....
14:13 2019-08-21

Campaigners call for reforms to surrogacy laws Consultation urges creation of national register to allow those raised by surrogate parents to find out about their originsSurrogacy laws should be updated to allow intended parents to assume the status of legal parents as soon as a baby is born, the Law Commission has recommended.A consultation by ...
02:52 2019-06-06

CEOs Urge Senate to Pass Gun Laws Chief executives of dozens of companies ranging from Levi Strauss to Uber sent a letter to members of the Senate, asking them to pass legislation to prevent gun violence....
00:00 2019-09-13

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
11:39 2019-06-10

At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters and left patients confused. Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio have passed laws that prohibit abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected. Alabama’s governor signe...
17:52 2019-05-21

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders....
05:13 2019-08-19

New Zealand Unveils New Legislation To Tighten Gun Laws New Zealand unveiled new legislation Friday aimed at ensuring only "fit and proper" people can own guns in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks that killed 51 Muslim worshippers....
01:39 2019-09-14

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state....
09:26 2019-06-11

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include stronger tenant protections now that the Democrats control both houses of the state Legislature. There are...
06:00 2019-06-10

New Jersey enacts 3 gun violence intervention laws TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey on Monday enacted three laws designed to help victims of gun violence avoid becoming hurt again by firearms or seeking out retaliation. The new laws add to New Jersey’s growing list of at least 10 gun-related laws enacted in the last year and come after weekend firea...
05:26 2019-08-06

Finland under pressure to revamp rape laws Council of Europe says law should criminalise lack of consent not just use of violenceFinland is facing calls from the Council of Europe to reform its rape laws to criminalise a lack of consent rather than just the use of violence.The human rights body said Finland’s legislation lagged behind intern...
15:52 2019-09-02

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON – Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Moms Demand Action is calling for Red Flag laws across the country. “If we had Red Flag laws those shootings may not have occurred,”...
20:39 2019-08-21

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to the governor that would ban red-light traffic cameras, end regulation of the plumbing industry, make i...
08:39 2019-06-01

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk clash over 'Mr no-deal' jibe as Brexit tensions rise at G7 summit Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk have clashed at the start of the G7 summit over who would be to blame in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
01:52 2019-08-25

Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws after referendum Overwhelming majority for latest in series of reforms to modernise rules on divorceIreland has voted by an overwhelming majority to relax its constitutional restriction on divorce, results showed, the latest in a series of reforms to modernise the charter of the once devoutly Catholic nation.Eighty-...
11:26 2019-05-26

Occidental CEO calls for new U.S. laws to boost carbon capture Occidental Petroleum Corp plans to shift toward a carbon-neutral production model, it chief executive said on Thursday, but new U.S. laws are needed to support technologies designed to fight global warming....
08:26 2019-09-13

Botswana’s High Court rejects laws criminalizing gay sex JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana’s High Court has rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison. Tuesday’s unanimous ruling in the southern African nation calls the sections unconstitutional. It comes less than a month after Ke...
12:00 2019-06-11

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress report on Turkey’s membership prospects released Wednesday, the EU’s executive commission cri...
15:00 2019-05-29

Jair Bolsonaro says criminals will 'die like cockroaches' under proposed new laws Brazil’s president calls for security forces and citizens who shoot alleged offenders to be shielded from prosecutionBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has said he hopes criminals will “die in the streets like cockroaches” as a result of hard-line legislation he is pushing to shield secur...
03:13 2019-08-06

NYC landlords claim rent laws are unconstitutional: lawsuit After a bruising defeat at the statehouse, New York City landlords took their fight against the state’s newly toughened pro-tenant rents laws to federal court in Brooklyn, where they alleged the regulations amount to an unconstitutional property grab. The lawsuit — filed late Monday by two lan...
00:52 2019-07-17

| Trump proposes mental asylums, but silent on gun laws More mental hospitals are needed to take potential mass killers off the streets, President Donald Trump has said in response to recent mass shootings, while staying quiet on a pledge to toughen gun laws....
16:13 2019-08-16

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
03:52 2019-05-31

The Latest: Swalwell supports state gun licensing laws LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a visit to Nevada by presidential candidate Eric Swalwell (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell says he would support laws in every state requiring gun owners to be licensed and wants to look at requiring gun owners to have insura...
00:39 2019-06-13

Support is moving in favor of gun control — but is it enough to pass new laws? Republicans are willing to have a conversation about guns, but it’s not clear there’s enough political pressure for them to actually pass new gun laws...
19:13 2019-09-09

How American Gun Laws Are Fueling Jamaica’s Homicide Crisis Hundreds of thousands of guns sold in the United States vanish because of loose American gun laws. Many reappear on the Caribbean island, turning its streets into battlefields....
12:13 2019-08-30

Trump calls for mental-health laws, not gun control President Trump condemned hate and “white supremacy” Monday as he called for bipartisan action to spur nationwide “red flag” laws in response to two weekend shootings that took the lives of 31 people in Texas and Ohio. But he failed to mention new background-check measures or legislation to ban assa...
10:13 2019-08-06

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 members pressed the Republican leader to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks after shootings in Texas and Ohio....
02:00 2019-08-08

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas pro-life laws A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close....
08:52 2019-07-24

Saudi Guardianship Laws Could Be Set to Change. Here’s How Women Are Reacting. The government is said to be considering a revision to laws that require women to get the permission of a male guardian to marry, apply for a passport or travel out of the country....
21:00 2019-07-21

Schumer warns GOP against settling for 'tepid' red flag laws Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday warned Republicans against trying to pass modest legislation promoting “red flag” laws as their sole response to the latest wave of mass shootings.Schumer said Democrats would try to require any red flag measure that comes to the Senate floo...
22:13 2019-08-07

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in state laws and regulations. The bill the Democrat signed Tuesday eliminates an exemption in state law...
13:52 2019-06-05

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A referendum held Friday saw 82.1% of voters supporting the change, which removes a clause requiring c...
10:52 2019-05-27

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
03:13 2019-06-05

‘Red flag laws’ offer tool for preventing some gun violence After a white supremacist discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12 firearms, long before he was convicted of any crime. But when a Tennessee father became alarmed about his son after receiving a suicidal text message,...
18:13 2019-08-24

Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav "According To Our Laws": Pakistan Pakistan will grant consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav according to the Pakistani laws, for which modalities are being worked out, the Foreign Ministry said in a late night......
00:00 2019-07-19

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citizens who committed fraud to gain citizenship....
12:00 2019-06-28

The California senator fighting for the strictest vaccination laws in the US Richard Pan has faced death threats and harassment from anti-vaxxers but says in an interview: ‘Science is true, whether they believe it or not’The Facebook video shows Richard Pan smiling amiably in the moments before the anti-vaccine activist badgering him on a street near the California state cap...
09:13 2019-08-29

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
21:39 2019-07-15

'McMafia' laws used to freeze three London properties worth £80m Investigators are using so-called "McMafia" laws to force the owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain the source of their wealth....
03:39 2019-05-29

The Latest: Trump says Mexico taking advantage of US laws WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports (all times local): 10:30 a.m. President Donald Trump says Mexico has been taking advantage of the United States for decades because of ineffective U.S. immigration laws. In a tweet Friday, Trump...
18:13 2019-05-31

Lying prisoners: New laws crack down on jailhouse informants FILE – In this file photo, Innocence Project lawyer Vanessa Potkin, left, hugs Alfred Swinton in Superior Court in Hartford, Conn. (Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant via AP, Pool, File) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A movement to put jailhouse informants under a more powerful microscope before they testif...
00:26 2019-09-15

CBI To Change Standard Operating Procedures After Amendments In Laws After nearly 14 years, the Central Bureau of Investigation is updating its standard operating procedures (SOPs) in the Crime Manual to bring them in conformity with the changes in the Prevention of......
23:39 2019-09-11

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The changes will only come into effect if a political impasse in Belfast remains....
08:39 2019-07-10

Learning what is fact and fiction about service animal laws TUCSON – The Arizona Center for Disability Law held a presentation on Thursday, Aug. 15 for the community to learn more about service animal laws. The session covered topics like taking service animals into a business and certain laws dealing with service animals. “People with disabiliti...
17:52 2019-08-16

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
15:39 2019-05-21

Can Northern Ireland Cling to Its Draconian Abortion Laws? A measure passed recently by British Parliament would liberalize the North’s laws in just a few months — unless the region’s long-dormant legislature intervenes....
00:39 2019-08-11

A novel challenge to Maryland gun laws: Trump supporters are targets A Republican Senate staffer has appealed the state’s strict concealed-carry law, saying he must protect himself against people who don’t like the president....
21:26 2019-09-14

"Scooty Worth 15,000": Delhi Man Fined Rs. 23,000 Under New Traffic Laws A Gurgaon scooter rider has been fined Rs 23,000 for not carrying his vehicle's registration documents and his driving licence, days after the amended Motor Vehicle law came into effect. The man,......
17:26 2019-09-03

March for Our Lives proposes sweeping gun control laws The March for Our Lives group proposed new gun control laws Wednesday that would raise the age to purchase guns from 18 to 21 while requiring longer wait periods and a federal registry for gun purchases....
19:13 2019-08-21

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
15:39 2019-05-21

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G infrastructure.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright told 5G World in London that the government was committed to being a leader in 5G, revealing that a furthe...
16:00 2019-06-13

Ireland votes by large margin to liberalize divorce laws LONDON (AP) — Irish voters have overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to liberalize the country’s constitution to make it easier for couples to divorce. Election officials said Sunday a constitutional requirement that couples be separated for four years before being allowed to divorce will be removed...
09:26 2019-05-26

Finland under pressure to criminalise lack of consent in rape laws Council of Europe says law should criminalise lack of consent not just use of violenceFinland is facing calls from the Council of Europe to reform its rape laws to criminalise a lack of consent rather than just the use of violence.The human rights body said Finland’s legislation lagged behind intern...
21:52 2019-09-02

'A sort of eco-dictatorship': Shanghai grapples with strict new recycling laws Steep fines and social credit penalties face people violating complex waste sorting rules – but some say the answer is all about pigsFor the last two weeks, Shanghai residents have grappled with a singular question: “What kind of trash are you?”The question is aimed at the city’s daily 22,000 tonnes...
04:39 2019-07-12

In Wake of Deadly Mass Shootings, Texas Gun Laws Will Get Even Looser Texas is slated to ease its gun laws—already some of the most lax in the country—next month, making it easier for Texans to carry firearms in schools, churches, and foster homes across the state....
23:39 2019-08-07

US briefing: Trump Organization, abortion laws and record twisters Wednesday’s top story: Bannon describes Trump business as a ‘criminal enterprise’, claims Michael Wolff. Plus, Ava DuVernay on Central Park FiveSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:52 2019-05-29

Russia accuses Facebook, Google of violating political ad laws Russia is once again butting heads with internet giants over their political advertising. Communications regulator Roskomnadzor has accused Facebook and Google of allowing political ads during regional elections on September 8th despite being a ban......
03:13 2019-09-09

| Tanzania continues clampdown with new restrictive laws that undermine development Tanzania's human rights comes in the form of sweeping new legislation, rushed through its parliament last week, that places new punitive restrictions on civil society organisations and tourism, writes Paul Mulindwa....
09:52 2019-07-10

Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws' Strict rules governing women’s lives could be changed according to Saudi newspaperSaudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the country without needing permission from a male relative, according to reports.Travel restrictions for wome...
04:00 2019-07-12

'I do not understand the United States': NZ PM Jacinda Ardern on US gun laws – video New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her bafflement at the United State’s inability to change their gun laws after so many mass shootings. While speaking with CNN, Christiane Amanpour asked whether other countries might learn from New Zealand’s swift overhaul of their gun laws aft...
15:26 2019-05-21

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States to do more to “combat racial discrimination”....
15:39 2019-05-21

Jihadi Jack hopes Canada will take him as Trudeau says laws will be enforced In response to a question about the Canadian citizenship of Jack Letts, also known as "Jihadi Jack," Justin Trudeau said Canada will make sure its laws are enforced....
22:26 2019-08-19

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases of human rights violations to the European Court of Human Rights....
12:13 2019-08-01

Having Broadband Issues? This Tool Helps You Learn Local Laws Washington disputes get the headlines, but much US telecom policy is determined by states and cities. A nonprofit has catalogued the rules and put them online....
19:26 2019-07-31

Trump urges changes to mental health laws, says he's 'open' to ideas After a weekend during which more than 80 people were shot in two attacks, President Donald Trump reacted Monday by calling for changes to mental health laws and saying he's open to all ideas that "will actually work."...
09:52 2019-08-06

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from June, European soccer governing body UEFA said on Tuesday....
13:52 2019-06-04

Guns Across Borders: California Has Strict Laws, but Nevada Doesn’t The shooting in Gilroy illustrated a familiar problem for states that toughen their gun laws, only to see them neutralized by neighboring states with more lax rules....
18:13 2019-07-31

After its latest mass shootings, Texas leads the way – in loosening gun laws Four of 10 deadliest massacres in the modern US occurred in the state but its governor has stuck to the NRA playbookHours after Texas suffered its latest mass shooting, when a gunman drove through Odessa on Saturday shooting randomly from an assault-style rifle and killing seven people, the state’s ...
16:39 2019-09-06

Deutsche Bank fined over $16 million for violating US corruption laws Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated US corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government officials in order to win or retain business, the US regulator said in a statement. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) alleged that Germany’...
08:26 2019-08-24

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
02:13 2019-07-03

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will probe whether Google’s online Ad Exchange violated g...
13:52 2019-05-23

Nintendo pulls two mobile games in Belgium due to loot box laws Nintendo is pulling two of its popular mobile games in Belgium due to the nation's anti-gambling laws aimed at loot boxes. Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will be removed from app stores on August 27th, according to an announcemen......
00:39 2019-05-22

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overturned the law dating back to colonial times that criminalized consensual same-sex relations. It’s a big step for LGBT rights in Africa, where mor...
01:52 2019-06-12

Boomers and Coalition voters least worried by metadata and encryption laws Almost 40% of those aged over 55, as well as Coalition voters, are not concerned by the introduction of Australia's encryption laws, according to Digital Rights Watch....
04:52 2019-07-25

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. The previous work linked medical marijuana laws to slower than expected ...
22:52 2019-06-11

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
01:26 2019-07-17

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
11:39 2019-08-01

YouTube Said to Pay Fine in the US Over Violating Kids' Data Privacy Laws The Federal Trade Commission has finalised a settlement with Google in its investigation into YouTube for violating federal kids' data privacy laws, according to two people familiar with the matter....
08:39 2019-07-20

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws - Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
18:52 2019-06-18

Federal judge continues blocking Arkansas abortion laws A federal judge in Arkansas ruled Tuesday that three Arkansas laws that would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close cannot be enforced while she considers a lawsuit challenging them....
12:26 2019-08-07

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and claimed that "anybody can buy any weapon any time."...
23:52 2019-05-31

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Department of Justice...
00:13 2019-05-29

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which would bar abortion even in cases of rape or incest and is wildly unpopular in both Alabama and across the country, national Republicans have now come ar...
01:39 2019-05-24

Huge scope of Australia's new national security laws reveals itself The Australian Federal Police's hunt for journalists' working files highlights more of the wide-ranging powers granted by the controversial Assistance and Access Act....
09:52 2019-06-06

Police remind hard seltzer drinkers that 'laws still do apply!' It might seem obvious, but a Wisconsin police department felt the need to remind citizens that laws still apply when you’re drinking, even if it’s White Claw Hard Seltzer....
23:00 2019-08-20

Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump's reversal Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson is casting major doubt on the prospects of significant gun regulations passing this fall, the latest sign that the effort to pass new firearm laws is starting to falter. The Wisconsin Republican said that a background checks measure based on the bill wr...
22:39 2019-08-20

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
23:52 2019-05-21

Optimistic Senator Holding Out Hope That Trump Could Still Come Around on Passing New Gun Laws Sen. Chris Murphy has been one of the strongest proponents of gun law reform in the Senate for years, working tirelessly to break through the brick wall of Republican obstinacy to make actual progress that could save lives. Donald Trump has been, well, the exact opposite of that....
11:13 2019-08-24

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
17:52 2019-06-18

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
02:13 2019-07-04

Prosecutors push back on enforcing new state abortion laws ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle from prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, and several said they would not file crimi...
11:26 2019-05-30

‘Red Flag’ Gun Laws Aren’t Airtight. But Officials Say They’ve Saved Lives. State laws that let judges take guns away from troubled owners have been used thousands of times, though they work only when people report threatening behavior....
02:00 2019-08-09

Donkey’s death on 4th of July may prompt new laws on loud noises The noise was probably too much for Sammy the Donkey, a Georgia farmer says. John Bogino of Seven Gables Farm, north of Atlanta, says Sammy (short for Sambuca) probably couldn’t take the explosions from nearby Fourth of July fireworks. “The sounds were really loud, and I suspect he got scared out th...
04:39 2019-07-13

Democrats oppose proposed Trump administration changes to apprenticeship laws A group of about 150 Democrats told the Trump administration Monday that it objected to proposed changes to federal apprenticeship programs, a key push by the White House. The lawmakers argued that the proposed changes would divert funds from existing "registered apprenticeship" programs and give to...
19:39 2019-08-27

Red flag laws often have bipartisan support. But do they stop mass shootings? Like many politicians before him, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine responded to a mass shooting in his state by calling Tuesday for a law that would take guns out of the hands of people deemed at risk of hurting people. Such measures, known as red flag laws, have been passed in more than a dozen states in rece...
17:39 2019-08-07

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements....
16:52 2019-06-11

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
16:52 2019-06-12

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state’s only surgical abortion clinic to close. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker granted a 14-day temporary rest...
11:26 2019-07-24

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a different species,” said Santi Ceballos, who goes by they/them pronouns, looking straight into the camera...
10:01 2019-05-28

New Zealand plans to tighten gun laws in wake of Christchurch massacre New Zealand plans to create a gun register and tighten gun licensing, among other measures. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the intent of the reform was to "stop weapons falling into the wrong hands."...
12:13 2019-07-22

NBCUniversal says abortion laws would 'strongly impact' decision on where it films Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal said if anti-abortion laws in various U.S. states are upheld, it would "strongly impact" where it produces films and television shows in the future....
22:26 2019-05-30

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks on a Kentucky news radio show follow a conversati...
05:13 2019-08-09

Dense breast notification laws not leading to more screening ultrasounds State laws requiring women with dense breasts to be told about the benefits of further imaging after mammography may not lead more women to get extra screening, a U.S. study suggests....
00:39 2019-08-09

Canon and Toshiba Fined $5 Million for Evading Premerger Notification Laws Faced with accounting irregularities that surfaced in 2015, Toshiba designed a scheme to sell its medical system subsidiary to Canon for around $6.1 billion in 2016 while evading notification rules, according to a civil complaint filed by the Justice Department....
12:13 2019-06-11

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for restrictive abortion laws in many states have energized the rights movement. Alabama recently passed the strictest law in the n...
14:52 2019-05-26

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including a pre-clearance requirement from her Department of Justice....
21:39 2019-05-28

Democratic governors urge Trump, McConnell to support gun reform laws California Gov. Gavin Newsom and 11 other state governors urged President Donald Trump to pass federal gun reform laws including a ban on assault weapons, among other restrictions on purchasing firearms....
14:26 2019-09-11

Trump Calls for ‘Strong Background Checks’ but Ties Them to Immigration Laws President Trump’s comments, made in an early morning Twitter post, come as the country mourns two deadly mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and Ohio....
14:39 2019-08-05

Colombian regulators order delivery app Rappi to comply with commerce laws Colombian regulators on Thursday ordered popular delivery app Rappi to comply with electronic commerce laws, saying the company is offering services that go beyond basic contact between clients and suppliers....
01:26 2019-09-06

New road safety plan includes stricter seatbelt laws and alcolocks Penalty points for drivers who don't belt up are being considered The Department for Transport has unveiled a 74-point strategy aimed at reducing crash rates on Britain's roads The Department for Transport (DfT) has published a new road safety action plan as it sets out to reduce the number of fa...
05:00 2019-07-20

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government actions and the economic impacts,” says Jay Nevelof...
04:39 2019-07-10

Dalit Man Killed By In-Laws Over Inter-Caste Marriage: Gujarat Cops A 25-year-old Dalit man was allegedly killed by relatives of his wife who belonged to an upper caste community at her village in Ahmedabad district of Gujarat, police said Tuesday....
15:13 2019-07-09

Laws loosening Texas firearms restrictions take effect one day after mass shooting A series of new laws in Texas loosening restrictions on firearms took effect on Sunday, a day after a mass shooting killed seven people in the state....
19:52 2019-09-01

Trump scores mild victory in mission to toughen asylum laws A federal appeals court Friday blocked Team Trump from enacting tough asylum restrictions on Central Americans who show up at the border in California and Arizona — but gave the White House the OK to impose them in Texas and New Mexico. The ruling from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals allows Presi...
04:13 2019-08-17

Google fined $170M for YouTube’s violation of child privacy laws Google has agreed to pay a $170 million fine for allowing YouTube to profit by breaking child privacy laws, authorities announced Wednesday. Regulators said the video site, which was bought by Google in 2006, illegally gathered children’s data without their parents’ consent and then made milli...
20:00 2019-09-04

Australia taking six years to list threatened habitats under environment laws Senate inquiry hears that major threats to wildlife are not being recognised because of environment department budget cutsAustralia is taking at least six years to list habitats as threatened under national environment laws, an inquiry examining the country’s extinction crisis has heard.The Humane S...
11:52 2019-08-20

Pelosi: Trump should call in lawmakers for 'urgent' session on gun control laws McConnell, the Senate majority leader, refuted Pelosi’s suggestion, but called for a bipartisan solution when Congress resumesThe House speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday urged Donald Trump to invoke his presidential powers to summon US lawmakers back into session and address gun control legislation.I...
04:00 2019-08-09

Trump Says He'll Pardon Aides if They Break Laws to Get His Wall Built By Election Day Donald Trump sees his border wall as the key to his reelection, and reportedly told aides he would pardon them if they ignored laws to get it built faster....
00:26 2019-08-29

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people. According to a government statement, those found guilty of di...
10:52 2019-06-06

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even be unconstitutional....
06:52 2019-06-07

California city declares itself 'second amendment sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city has voted to declare itself a “second amendment sanctuary” city, in a rebuke to the state’s strict policies on gun control.The city council of Needles...
00:52 2019-07-17

The Handmaid's Tale's Ann Dowd Says 'Put Your Phone Down and Protest' New Anti-Abortion Laws The Handmaid’s Tale has entered its third season—and is starting to feel more like a plausible warning than a dystopian nightmare, as more states, like Georgia, continue to sign laws restricting access to safe and legal abortions. Now, the woman who embodies one of the show’s most devout believers i...
23:26 2019-06-12

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
21:26 2019-06-14

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissioner more power to block sites sharing malicious and abhorrent violent content online.This proposal com...
05:26 2019-07-02

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life or in case of abnormal foetus and allegedly violate......
18:00 2019-07-15

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journalistic malpractice....
19:39 2019-05-27

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Tinder launches LGBTQ safety feature in countries with discriminatory laws Tinder will be launching "Traveler Alert" in approximately 70 countries around the world which have laws "effectively criminilazing LGBTQ status."        ...
18:52 2019-07-24

Gilroy suspect bought gun at 19 in Nevada. Will state lawmakers reconsider gun laws? The suspected gunman was legally able to buy the assault weapon in Nevada at 19. He couldn't buy the weapon in California where gun laws are stricter.        ...
18:00 2019-08-02

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget Brennan, the special narcotics prosecutor — also te...
09:00 2019-05-23

Tech companies won't wait for U.S. to act on social media laws, Microsoft's president says Microsoft Corp President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith said on Friday that technology companies are likely to change how they moderate online platforms in response to new laws from foreign governments, regardless of whether U.S. lawmakers act to change a U.S. law that has allowed social media p...
16:52 2019-09-13

U.S. gravely concerned by proposed amendments to Hong Kong extradition laws The United States is gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Monday....
00:52 2019-06-11

GOP Sen. Scott says laws to combat mass shootings should focus on mental illness WASHINGTON (NBC News) — Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., Sunday called on Congress to use Florida’s response to the 2018 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland as a model to address gun violence. A day after a gunman in West Texas killed at least seven people, Scott defended the Second Amendment right t...
11:39 2019-09-02

States, activists hope wave of new laws will get Supreme Court attention The Supreme Court returns for its next session in October, and a growing movement hopes it will soon take up one of several new abortion cases advocates believe can shake the 1973 ruling that legalized the practice....
13:13 2019-09-09

‘Scared’ students are rejecting colleges in states with strict abortion laws One Upper East Side family is sending Washington University a big, fat rejection letter. On Friday, the governor of Missouri, where the well-respected school is located, signed a bill outlawing abortion after eight weeks. The legislation was a deal-breaker for Ellen Bender and her daughter, Eliza, a...
04:00 2019-05-26

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legislation....
12:01 2019-07-05

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate, but this is gender-based violence against women,...
10:26 2019-06-05

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion have thrust the issue into the national spotlight an...
08:13 2019-05-27

Two gay men exiled from St Vincent challenge old British colonial laws criminalising homosexuality Two gay men exiled from their Caribbean country have filed court proceedings to challenge the homosexuality laws inherited from British colonial rule....
11:13 2019-08-24

Violent clashes in Portland, Ore., prompt call for anti-mask laws Authorities in Portland, Ore., called for laws that would ban masks at demonstrations, allow police to videotape protests and give the city greater control over protests by groups with a history of violence. ...
09:39 2019-07-04

Poland's lowering of retirement age for judges breaks EU laws: EU court adviser Poland's new rules that lower the retirement age for judges, introduced in 2017, break European Union law, an advocate general for the EU's top court said in an opinion on Thursday in a blow to Poland's euro-skeptic government....
11:13 2019-06-20

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of. “We were all busy tearing down the iPhone XS,” she says. A few minutes’ conversation with Kelsea i...
17:00 2019-06-20

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
21:26 2019-05-28

New Texas laws loosening gun control draw outrage from advocates after Odessa shooting TEXAS (NBC News) – As a community is still in shock over the 7 dead and 22 injured in Saturday’s mass shooting in west Texas, new laws go into effect Sunday in the Lone Star State that loosen gun restrictions — drawing the outrage of gun control advocates. The new laws, signed by Republi...
11:39 2019-09-02

Ethics Office Investigates Whether Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release of public files....
03:00 2019-07-24

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for proposing the death penalty for gay sex....
19:00 2019-05-24

Glenn Close vows to not make films in US states with strict abortion laws Actress Glenn Close has vowed to avoid make any films in US states which impose strict anti-abortion laws as she joined the fight against Alabama's near-total ban....
03:26 2019-05-24

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
02:13 2019-06-04

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
11:00 2019-06-01

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
02:26 2019-05-30

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the United States’ largest city back into the general realm of a vehicle-driving society, the New York City Police Department has announced it will enforce som...
09:00 2019-07-03

Bernie Sanders calls for doubling union membership, scrapping ‘right to work’ laws Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders says he wants to double union membership and give workers the right to strike without the fear of their jobs being filled by replacement workers....
19:39 2019-08-21

Apple says that claims it broke Chinese labor laws in iPhone factory are mostly 'false' Apple said: "We did find during our investigation that the percentage of dispatch workers exceeded our standards and we are working closely with Foxconn to resolve this issue."...
07:13 2019-09-09

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
21:39 2019-06-10

President Trump Says He Wants Stronger Background Check Laws While Assuring NRA Gun-Rights Will Be Respected (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. At the same time, Trump said he had ass...
22:52 2019-08-09

States, activists hope wave of new abortion laws will get Supreme Court attention The Supreme Court returns for its next session in October, and a growing movement hopes it will soon take up one of several new abortion cases advocates believe can shake the 1973 ruling that legalized the practice....
22:00 2019-09-09

Apple, Foxconn caught breaking Chinese labor laws while making iPhones Enlarge / A Foxconn facility. (credit: Ken Marshall / Flickr) Apple and Foxconn violated a Chinese labor rule by using too many temporary staff at a major factory that makes iPhones. As reported by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the two companies confirmed the allegation. Chinese labor law allows facili...
04:00 2019-09-10

Pelosi defends laws allowing migrants to seek asylum from home country Calling America “part of a global society,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended laws that allow illegal immigrants to seek asylum in the US — but added that she could back a change in policy that would have more migrants make the request from their own countries. “Asylum laws are what they are. It’s...
22:39 2019-07-11

Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws The technology giant is concerned the Act does not make it clear if it is subject to the data retention obligation under Australia's encryption laws....
15:26 2019-07-08

Bill de Blasio spars with Tucker Carlson over city’s public urination laws Mayor Bill de Blasio made a head-scratching claim Thursday, telling Fox News host Tucker Carlson the city hadn’t decriminalized public urination — even though his administration enacted a law doing just that....
19:00 2019-09-06

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong's laws and repeated President Donald Trump's warning that it would be harder for Washington to make a trade deal with Beijing if there was violence in the former British territory....
00:00 2019-08-20

Why are extreme abortion laws taking over America? Blame gerrymandering | David Daley Republican state lawmakers use redistricting to push through hardline laws that aren’t supported by votersFifty-four thousand votes out of nearly 4 million. That’s what separated Stacey Abrams from Brian Kemp in Georgia’s 2018 gubernatorial election, a sign of how closely contested this once reliabl...
17:52 2019-06-02

Romanian president asks ruling party to revise controversial justice laws Romanian President Klaus Iohannis asked the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) on Wednesday to agree to undo changes to judicial legislation that have raised concerns about the rule of law in one of the European Union's most corrupt states....
22:13 2019-06-05

The 1975’s Matty Healy kisses male fan to protest anti-gay laws in Dubai The 1975’s first gig in Dubai may be their last after the British pop band’s singer Matty Healy planted a kiss on a male fan who wanted to marry him — violating UAE’s strict anti-LGBTQ laws. “Thank you Dubai you were so amazing,” Healey tweeted under the handle @T...
12:39 2019-08-16

Emotional Rob Portman decries white supremacy and urges support for red flag laws A shaken Sen. Rob Portman on Tuesday spoke out against white nationalism and expressed support for red flag laws, after horrific mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and his home state of Ohio. The Republican's endorsement of limited gun control comes one day after President Donald Trump called ...
22:39 2019-08-06

Wisconsin G.O.P.’s Lame-Duck Laws Caused Outrage. A Court Just Ruled Them Legal. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special session was legal....
19:26 2019-06-21

European elections LIVE: Latest UK party polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as Theresa May's Brexit plan is blasted The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
12:52 2019-05-22

California Governor Signs 'Stephon Clark Law,' One of the Strictest Police Use of Force Laws in the Country In its efforts to deter police shootings and change the culture of its police departments, California has officially adopted one of the strictest laws in the country regarding police use of deadly force....
02:52 2019-08-20

YouTube to pay massive $170M fine as it settles claims it violated children's privacy laws Google-owned YouTube has settled with the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General, offering to pay a fine of $170 million on allegations that it violated children's privacy laws....
23:13 2019-09-04

YouTube slapped with record $170M fine over violating children’s privacy laws YouTube and its parent company Google have been hit with a $170 million fine for violating a children’s privacy law. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.       ...
22:00 2019-09-04

'America is sick of this': Democrats renew call for tighter gun laws after West Texas shootings Democratic lawmakers and presidential candidates renewed their calls for tougher gun legislation after 24 people were shot, five of them fatally, during a series of shootings in West Texas....
04:13 2019-09-01

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, though it presents a delicate challenge for the president as he works to assure his...
21:52 2019-08-16

Trump condemns white supremacy, calls for ‘red flag’ laws in wake of mass shootings Saying “hate has no place in America,” President Trump on Monday called for a bipartisan response to the mass shootings over the weekend that killed 29 people and wounded dozens more in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. He condemned white supremacy and called for the Congress to pass red...
21:01 2019-08-05

Ethics Office Examines Allegations That Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release of public files....
10:52 2019-08-04

Nawaz Sharif Made Laws To Launder Money, Pakistan PM Khan's Aide Alleges A special assistant to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused the family of former premier Nawaz Sharif of making laws in the 1990s to help them launder ill-gotten wealth....
16:00 2019-08-03

Elisabeth Moss says it's apt' to compare anti-abortion laws to her 'Handmaid's Tale's dystopian society "Handmaid's Tale" star Elisabeth Moss praised those who donned her show's costumes during protests and suggested that it was fair to compare the United States to the show's dystopian world where women are property....
21:52 2019-06-05

Cuba drastically reforms fishing laws to protect coral reef, sharks and rays Reforms will oblige Cuba to work more closely with its US neighbours – in spite of US President Trump’s frosty attitudeCuba has introduced sweeping reforms of its fishing laws in a move seen as smoothing the way for possible collaboration with the US on protecting their shared ocean, despite Donald ...
10:13 2019-08-26

Senate cannabis hearing shows challenges to rewriting pot laws despite growing support in Congress A much-hyped congressional hearing on easing cannabis banking restrictions served as a reminder Tuesday that reforming pot laws remains an uphill battle in Congress despite growing bipartisan support among lawmakers....
19:52 2019-07-23

A bipartisan effort: States pass record number of laws to reel in drug prices So far this year, 33 states have enacted more than 50 measures to address drug prices and access. Congress is eyeing efforts to see what works.       ...
14:00 2019-09-05

Maryland court: teen girl who sexted friends violated child pornography laws Teenager sent sexually explicit video of herself to friendsLegal expert calls ruling ‘a ridiculous reading of the statute’The top court in Maryland ruled this week that a teen who sent a sexually explicit cellphone video of herself to two friends violated state child pornography law.The teen, referr...
22:52 2019-08-31

Ohio’s Republican Governor Proposes Gun Laws After Dayton Shooting – but No Restrictions on Weapon Gunman Used Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine introduced a series of proposals that would make it easier to take guns away from “potentially dangerous individuals,” strengthen background checks and provide more resources for mental health care following the shooting early Sunday in Dayton that left nine people ...
23:26 2019-08-06

Senate panel looks at easing cannabis laws that restrict access to mainstream banking services U.S. lawmakers are looking at easing restrictions on cannabis laws that restrict the industry's access to mainstream banking services at a Senate hearing Tuesday — as momentum to reform federal marijuana laws builds in Congress....
16:13 2019-07-23

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he'd rather be 'dead in a ditch' than request Brexit delay... as he pays tribute to 'fantastic' brother Jo Boris Johnson said he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than ask the EU for an extension to Brexit as he paid tribute to his "fantastic" brother Jo following his shock resignation today....
06:52 2019-09-06

Trump offers to pardon aides for laws broken in rush to build border wall – report Trump orders officials to ignore environmental rules and ‘take the land’ it needs to build a wall along US-Mexico borderDonald Trump has reportedly told aides he will pardon them for any laws they might break to build a wall along the US-Mexico border as he rushes to get hundreds of miles of fencing...
18:26 2019-08-28

Missouri governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds The lawsuit revealed that nearly all employees on Gov. Eric Greitens's staff had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas City Star....
12:00 2019-07-09

Graham, Blumenthal announce bipartisan bill on 'red flag' laws in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings Sens. Lindsey Graham and Richard Blumenthal have reached a bipartisan agreement to create a federal grant program to assist states in adopting “Red Flag” laws, in response to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend....
08:39 2019-08-06

Trump calls for ‘strong background checks’ after massacres, suggests pairing gun legislation with new immigration laws The president made a similar call to strengthen background checks after a mass shooting last year at a Florida school and has since threatend to veto bills passed by House Democrats seeking to do so....
15:52 2019-08-05

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package of gun-control legislation, saying last week’s deadly mass shooting in Virginia Beach calls for “votes and laws, not thoughts and prayers.&...
19:13 2019-06-04

Secret donors and Trump allies: Inside the operation to push noncitizen voting laws in Florida and other states A proposed constitutional amendment headed for the 2020 ballot in Florida is being backed by activists with ties to the president’s political operation....
13:13 2019-07-22

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Though he didn't name specific policies, anti-abortion laws have dominated discussion in Alabama, Georgia, and Missouri. This makes the president the late...
17:52 2019-05-21

Less than 6 weeks after bloodbath at Virginia Beach, Virginia rejects tougher gun laws Virginia Republicans slammed the door on a wide range of gun-control measures Tuesday, adjourning a one-day special legislative session.        ...
22:13 2019-07-09

Ireland votes to ease divorce laws, back united Ireland Exit polls have indicated a large majority in favor of easing restrictions on divorce, more than 20 years after it was first permitted. There was also a majority for a united Ireland....
06:39 2019-05-26

After back to back shootings, Trump called for red flag laws. Here's what they are. In response to calls for action after two mass shootings, President Donald Trump told the country he has called for "red flag" laws.        ...
14:52 2019-08-06

China Labor Watch: Apple and Foxconn violated labor laws by using too many temporary workers Apple and Foxconn have confirmed allegations in a China Labor Watch report that it relied on too many temporary works to assemble the iPhone.Read More...
20:26 2019-09-09

Red flag gun laws garner ‘wave of support’ in Congress after back-to-back mass shootings A bipartisan proposal by Sen. Lindsey Graham, and Richard Blumenthal, is gaining momentum following weekend mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead....
15:52 2019-08-08

After hate-motivated shooting, what are the hate crime laws in Arizona? PHOENIX – After a weekend of mass shootings, communities are reeling, with some asking for more regulation against possible hate crimes. Arizona does not have a separate crime for one motivated by hate for someone’s race, faith, identity or gender. However, it can be used as an aggravati...
07:13 2019-08-10

'McMafia' laws forcing owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain source of wealth The owner of three London properties worth £80 million may be forced to explain the source of their wealth under so-called McMafia laws being used by investigators....
05:13 2019-05-29

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters....
16:00 2019-05-22

'Ready or Not': When your new in-laws are insane A woman is roped into a lethal game of 'Hide and Seek' with her husband's unhinged, wealthy family in this black comedy.        ...
13:26 2019-08-16

Jimmy Kimmel on mass shootings and gun laws: 'Politicians don't seem to care what we think' Jimmy Kimmel weighs in on addressing mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso in his show, how he almost quit and why he won't host the Oscars again.        ...
08:13 2019-08-06

10 rules for flying together as a couple If you're flying as part of a couple, you both need to be sure you're doing it right. Follow these 10 simple rules from embarking to landing and avoid emotional turbulence....
16:52 2019-08-05

10 Key Things To Know About Changes In PAN, Aadhaar Rules The government has announced a slew of changes in rules relating to Permanent Account Number (PAN) and Aadhaar. From allowing quoting of Aadhaar by assessees in place of PAN for filing income tax......
17:00 2019-07-11

After a crazy summer, who rules the NBA? Following a frenetic fortnight of free agency, a new world order is taking shape in the NBA. Here’s a look at the eight top contenders heading into next seasonThe dust has finally settled on one of the most frenetic free-agency periods in NBA history, a fortnight of splashy transactions that looks t...
17:52 2019-07-19

Pelosi rules out censuring Trump Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially shut the door on censuring President Donald Trump Wednesday but plans to view a minimally redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report this week, her latest attempt to juggle the competing impeachment factions within her caucus. Pelosi initially rejecte...
19:26 2019-06-19

China rules out allowing same-sex marriage BEIJING — Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China’s legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighboring Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage, despite pressure from activists. Taiwan’s parliament passed a bill in May that ...
04:13 2019-08-22

EU court rules against autobahn tolls The ECJ has rejected the fees known as "vignettes" after Austria, with support from the Netherlands, had lodged a complaint. The EU has said the tolls are in breach of anti-discrimination laws....
11:26 2019-06-18

FEC rules that campaigns can get discounts on cybersecurity Political campaigns will need cybersecurity to avoid a repeat of the 2016 presidential election, but are often strapped for cash. The Federal Election Commission made a ruling today that will make it legal for campaigns to secure low-cost services fr......
05:13 2019-07-12

U.S. states sue EPA for stricter asbestos rules Ten U.S. states and Washington, D.C. sued the Environmental Protection Agency to begin working on rules to tighten oversight of asbestos, and reduce the health risks that the substance poses to the public....
23:39 2019-07-01

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

Peaty says won't be silenced by new FINA rules Britain's Adam Peaty has said a new rule aimed at preventing a repeat of the podium protests that have shook up the world championships in Gwangju will not stop him speaking out on issues such as doping, The Times reported on Thursday....
04:00 2019-07-25

CNN debate rules could handcuff de Blasio Mayor Bill de Blasio’s loose lips could cost him during this week’s Democratic debate. CNN’s stringent debate rules will dock time from candidates who continually interrupt during the second round of party presidential debates in Detroit – de Blasio’s M.O. during the fi...
19:52 2019-07-31

Jumbling The Rules Of Chess, Eight Different Ways Chess is a game of seemingly endless complexity, each new match expanding into an intricate weave of strategies, gambits, and countermoves. It only gets stranger if you decide to throw out the rulebook....
02:00 2019-08-09

The new rules of cannabis: how to pass the joint and more Lizzie Post, the descendant of manners guru Emily Post, on navigating a world where pot vapor is in the air and part of an evening’s recreationIn 1922, Emily Post published Etiquette, a guide to the mores and manners of a rapidly changing world. As the old social structures crumbled and class took o...
21:00 2019-08-26

Herbie Hancock Is Still Breaking Rules The 79-year-old pianist and composer talks about admiring Kendrick Lamar, making a new album, and calling jazz an international — not just an American — music....
17:39 2019-07-31

What are the alcohol rules for airline pilots? The arrest of an airline pilot on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol has travelers wondering about alcohol policies for commercial pilots and the screening in place to detect behavior that could endanger passengers....
01:00 2019-08-01

So the Cast of Vanderpump Rules Is Growing Up--Now What? They grow up so slow, don't they? It's hard to believe but Vanderpump Rules just finished its seventh season in particularly dramatic fashion on Monday night, once again leaving......
01:26 2019-05-22

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
18:52 2019-07-04

Be sure to know the rules — and fees — for the homeowner association before you buy Condo and homeowner associations have what are called “covenants, conditions and restrictions," or CC&Rs. Buyers have three to five days to review the HOA and condo documents provided by home sellers....
18:13 2019-07-31

The political portrait that broke all the rules Remember when pantsuits were controversial? There were hard and fast "rules" about where and when you could wear them. In the office, yes. In an official portrait for a first lady, never. That is, until Hillary Clinton came along....
05:13 2019-08-05

Extreme Rules showed how WWE should use Undertaker The Undertaker still has some life in him — when used correctly. The WWE legend followed up a cringeworthy performance in a singles match with Goldberg at Super ShowDown in June with one of his better outings in years to open an excellent Extreme Rules pay-per-view Sunday night in Philadelphia. He a...
20:52 2019-07-15

F.D.A. Can Act Against Stem Cell Clinic, Judge Rules A Florida judge says the agency is entitled to an injunction against a stem cell clinic that has blinded patients and challenged the government’s authority to regulate it....
09:01 2019-06-04

Iran Rules Out Talks Unless US Changes "General Behaviour" Tehran on Sunday ruled out talks with Washington unless it changes its "general behaviour", after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his country was ready for negotiations with Iran....
05:52 2019-06-03

NCAA issues rules for agents of NBA hopefuls A memo, obtained by ESPN, says agents of NCAA players wanting to test the NBA draft waters must have a bachelor's degree, three years of NBPA certification and liability insurance....
00:39 2019-08-07

Pension rules that damage NHS staffing to be changed Changes to pension tax rules that have created a staffing crisis in the NHS, with medical staff reducing their hours or retiring early, are being promised by the Government....
05:13 2019-08-07

What Small Manufacturers Say About New Foreign Investment Rules Contract manufacturing is the outsourcing of part of the manufacturing process of a product to a third-party, specializing in design, production, assembly and distribution....
19:52 2019-08-31

Polish LOT rules out cancelling Boeing 737 MAX order LOT Polish Airlines on Tuesday ruled out cancelling an order for grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX jets but urged the U.S. planemaker to take steps to restore their credibility after two accidents....
09:13 2019-06-04

First ads banned for contravening UK gender stereotyping rules Watchdog bans VW and Philadelphia ads with bungling dads and ‘passive’ womenTwo television ads, one featuring new dads bungling comically while looking after their babies and the other a woman sitting next to a pram, have become the first to be banned under new rules designed to reduce gender stereo...
05:52 2019-08-14

EPA defies California rules over Monsanto Roundup The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has defied California regulators by no longer approving labels claiming Monsanto Roundup is known to cause cancer....
01:00 2019-08-11

The new rules of socks: novelty ones are out – but yes you can wear them with sandals Socks are the new fashion statement, but are white ones in? Is cotton best? And should they always be pulled up? Here is the long and short of itYou may have noticed that socks aren’t what they used to be. Think back: for a long time socks were just something you used to cover your feet. Possibly bl...
17:52 2019-08-21

Israel’s Likud rules out Netanyahu stepping aside Lawmakers from Israel’s ruling Likud party say they will only accept Benjamin Netanyahu as the party’s candidate for prime minister, “regardless of the election results.”...
16:00 2019-08-04

China's Parliament Rules Out Allowing Same-Sex Marriage Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighbouring Taiwan in allowing......
22:13 2019-08-21

| Knee injury rules Kolisi out for up to 6 weeks The Stormers will be without the services of inspirational captain Siya Kolisi for the rest of the season after a knee injury ruled him out for six weeks....
19:39 2019-05-30

De Blasio whines about DNC debate rules that could leave him out Mayor Bill de Blasio whined Monday night that the Democratic National Committee’s rules for September’s presidential debates are so tough that it could make it all but impossible for pipe-dream campaigns like his to qualify. During an appearance on NY1, Hizzoner said he feels “very good” about his c...
03:13 2019-06-11

G20 agrees to wrap up Big Tech tax rules by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday....
15:13 2019-06-09

Italy’s Most Powerful Populist Rules From the Beach Matteo Salvini, the anti-migrant interior minister, has a talent for expressing the country’s id. A highly visible vacation was the latest step in his campaign for the top job....
17:26 2019-08-08

Video: Our vision for how a 2021 Formula 1 rules car should look While Formula 1 teams await the definitive version of the 2021 regulations, we've created our own version of what we think the next generation F1 car should look like...
13:26 2019-08-22

McKinsey Said Disclosure Rules Were Confusing. It Ignored Its Own Primer. The consulting company has argued it’s too hard to understand the disclosure rules intended to keep bankruptcy proceedings honest. It could have just looked at “Bankruptcy 101.”...
19:39 2019-05-27

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its policies. The company said that it has gone from 2,500 to just 600 words and now describes each rule in 280......
23:13 2019-06-06

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's New DLC Goes To Hell, Which Rules Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s first story DLC, “Fate of Atlantis,” started with a fantastical, pulp-schlock bang. It was a tale of scheming gods and magical powers, as good as anything from the main game. The second episode “Torment of Hades,” released today, ditches the sunlit fields of Elysium for th...
04:26 2019-06-05

New California law tightens rules for police use of force to only when necessary California OKs law to raise standard for police use of deadly force, hoping to deter officer-involved shootings like the one that killed Stephon Clark.        ...
09:26 2019-08-20

Energy Companies Set to Get Reprieve on Methane Rules The Trump administration is moving to erase Obama-era rules on methane emissions from the oil-and-gas business, saying the federal government overstepped its authority when it set limits on what scientists say is a significant contributor to climate change....
13:39 2019-08-29

Doctors say new immigration rules will mean sicker migrants CHICAGO — Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from sweeping Trump administration changes that would deny green cards to...
10:13 2019-08-20

EU Threatens Italy for Flouting Budget Rules The EU threatened to punish Italy for flouting budget rules, setting the stage for a renewed confrontation between the EU and Italy over Rome’s plans to boost spending despite ballooning debt....
20:13 2019-06-05

New Zealand court rules against extradition to China In a landmark case, the court of appeal ruled New Zealand's justice minister must address the evidence of torture in China. The ruling would 'resonate throughout the Common Law world,' the plaintiff's lawyer said....
11:13 2019-06-11

Judge rules NY lawmakers can get raises — and keep outside jobs New York State Legislators will be able to keep both their fat raises and outside gigs, an Albany judge ruled Thursday. It’s the second decision by a state judge knocking down a virtual ban on outside income in separate cases involving different plaintiffs. The restriction on outside income wa...
04:13 2019-08-30

'Beyond what was appropriate': BBC rules on Jo Brand's battery acid joke Jo Brand's controversial battery acid joke "went beyond what was appropriate" for a Radio 4 comedy show but did not incite violence, the BBC has ruled....
18:00 2019-08-29

China parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage Limiting marriage to between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighboring Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage, despite pressure from activists....
06:52 2019-08-21

Twitter Makes Its Rules Easier to Understand Twitter has refreshed, simplified and reorganised its rules and regulations. The company has divided and specified rules under three high level categories -- safety, privacy and authenticity....
18:26 2019-06-08

Volkswagen boss rules out investment in Tesla Herbert Diess Herbert Diess says he admires Elon Musk's EV start-up, but says 'all they are doing, we can do' Volkswagen Group boss Herbert Diess has said he would not consider buying a stake in Tesla. Recent reports suggested that VW was eyeing an investment in the groundbreaking but controversi...
23:00 2019-09-10

NC residents say a community pool has discriminatory rules WENDELL, N.C. (AP) — Residents of a North Carolina community say a private pool is enforcing discriminatory rules that ban dreadlocks, weaves and baggy pants. News outlets report Wake County residents have been sharing the rules on social media and calling for conversation on what they say are racis...
18:26 2019-06-18

WTO rules China could sanction U.S. over Obama-era tariffs The United States is in breach of a World Trade Organization ruling and is subject to sanctions from China unless it removes certain tariffs against Beijing, the international trade body ruled Wednesday....
14:13 2019-07-17

Scholes fined $10,000 for breaching gambling rules LONDON (AP) — Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been fined 8,000 pounds ($10,000) for breaching gambling rules by betting on games. Scholes was charged by the English Football Association for placing 140 bets on matches between August 2015 and January 2019, covering a period when ...
13:26 2019-06-19

Budget 2019: New Aadhaar, PAN Card Rules, Here's All You Need To Know Aadhaar is issued by the UIDAI to an Indian resident, PAN is a 10-digit alphanumeric number allotted by the tax department to a person, firm or entity...
18:26 2019-07-07

IRCTC RAC, Waitlisted Ticket Booking Rules You Need To Know IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation, the e-ticketing arm of the Indian Railways, enables the passengers to book train tickets online through its website or mobile app. Passengers......
22:13 2019-06-29

9th Circuit rules in favor of aid to non-sanctuary cities The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Department of Justice giving preference in awarding policing grants to non-sanctuary cities....
17:39 2019-07-13

UK says to decide on Huawei soon but China must play by rules Britain will make a decision soon about whether to allow Huawei equipment to be used in its 5G networks but China must play by the rules if it gets access to Western markets, Defense Secretary Ben Wallace said....
18:00 2019-09-11

The best- and worst-case scenarios for WWE Extreme Rules The Undertaker returns at Extreme Rules to team with Roman Reigns, but how he'll perform is just one of the many questions leading into the final pay-per-view ahead of SummerSlam....
17:39 2019-07-12

French court rules that quadriplegic should be allowed to die A quadriplegic French patient, who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, should be allowed to die, France's top court ruled on Friday....
21:26 2019-06-28

Silver: NBA needs 'enforceable' free-agency rules Adam Silver acknowledged the NBA has "work to do" with enforcement of rules after several star players changed teams through deals that were apparently agreed upon before the official start of free agency....
08:39 2019-07-10

California truckers brace for new 'gig worker' rules California trucking companies that haul everything from summer strawberries to cars and Christmas toys say they are under threat from a bill that could turn so-called gig workers into employees....
21:39 2019-09-11

France calls for EU rules on virtual currencies France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday the European Union should introduce a common set of rules to govern virtual currencies, which are at the moment mostly regulated at national level....
12:26 2019-09-13

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
16:52 2019-05-22

Iran's Rouhani rules out bilateral talks with U.S. Iran will never hold bilateral talks with the United States but if it lifts all the sanctions it reimposed on Iran it can join multilateral talks between Iran and other parties to a 2015 nuclear deal, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday....
08:39 2019-09-03

FCC loosens rules to make 5G available in lower frequencies The FCC is acting on its plans to open up mid-band frequencies for 5G. The Commission has voted in favor of an order that would eliminate the restrictions on who can own 2.5GHz spectrum, including a Kennedy-era requirement for educational uses. The......
00:26 2019-07-11

Facebook's Libra falls into 'big gap' in EU rules: regulator Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency falls into a "big gap" in European Union financial regulation at a time when the bloc's ability to tackle money laundering is already stretched, a top EU regulator said on Thursday....
15:13 2019-09-05

Opponents sue as Trump’s new asylum rules go into effect The policy went into effect Tuesday but drew two swift lawsuits from immigrant advocacy groups in federal courts, one in San Francisco and one in Washington, D.C....
11:26 2019-07-17

The Official Rules for the 2019 Cookout Season As the opening day to Cookout Season 2019 approaches, it is the responsibility of the Black Legislative American Cookout Council (BLACC) to keep our constituents informed of the rules. These guidelines have been voted on by a panel of experts that includes:...
18:39 2019-05-25

Vanderpump Rules' Faith Stowers Is Pregnant Faith Stowers is about to be a mom! The reality TV star known for her appearances on Ex on the Beach, The Challenge and Vanderpump Rules dropped a big announcement on Instagram this......
01:26 2019-09-06

Article 13: A guide to the new EU copyright rules and the ban on memes What is Article 13? How does it affect the way you use the internet? Should you be worried? Your questions answered about the EU's new copyright rules...
15:39 2019-05-21

FCC proposes rules that would curb annoying robocalls NEW YORK — New measures by US regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the US. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it will vote in June on whether to let wireless carriers block spam calls by default, which should mean that more spam calls are ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Adidas: EU court rules against three stripes trademark The German company will not be allowed to trademark three stripes next to each other, Europe's second-highest court has ruled. The court called it "an ordinary figurative mark."...
18:39 2019-06-19

6 ground rules for health tech startups Strict regulation, complex systems, and long times to market all make health tech a challenging field for startups. Here's how you can you beat the odds.Read More...
23:00 2019-07-07

Transportation dept. to relax rules on truckers The Transportation Department is poised to relax the federal regulations that govern how many hours a day truckers can be behind the wheel. Interest groups have lobbied to make the rigid “hours of service” rules more flexible. (July 1)        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

Italy's PD says new government needs to try to change EU fiscal rules A new Italian government should try to obtain changes to the European Union's budget rules in order to head off a risk of Europe-wide recession, the Lower House leader of the Democratic Party (PD) said on Monday....
14:00 2019-09-02

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for digital economy and society, Bulgaria’s Mariya Gabriel,...
16:39 2019-05-21

Van Niekerk rules out World Championship defence "World record holder Wayde van Niekerk said he would not defend his 400-metres title at this month\u0027s World Championships in Doha as he has yet to recover from a knee injury."...
14:26 2019-09-02

Man must pay ex $15M after winning lottery during divorce, arbitrator rules How’s this for alimony? A Michigan man who won more than $30 million playing the lottery while separated from his wife has been ordered to give her nearly half the money as part of their divorce settlement....
11:00 2019-06-21

Salvini says he wants pre-Maastricht EU rules, ahead of far-right rally Italy's hardline Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has told CNN that European Union rules are creating "full-on unemployment" and he wants to go back to pre-Maastricht Treaty rules....
14:39 2019-05-21

FIA expects more kickback on '21 F1 rules from engineers than bosses The FIA's head of single-seater technical matters Nikolas Tombazis says Formula 1's 2021 rules are more likely to be favoured by team principals than engineers...
13:13 2019-07-23

Maine governor signs rules to finally allow pot sales AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Democratic Gov. Janet Mills has signed a law setting up a legal framework for the sale of recreational marijuana to adults. Her office said Thursday that the law will take effect in mid-September. Maine voters approved of legalizing marijuana in a public vote in 2016, but...
01:52 2019-06-28

Trump administration announces changes to Endangered Species Act rules Enlarge / Bald eages are another success story for the ESA; they came off the threatened list in 2007, half a century after the US nearly lost its national bird to hunting, habitat loss, and the pesticide DDT, which made their eggshells too thin to survive incubation. (credit: By Andy Morffew, CC BY...
00:13 2019-08-14

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
16:26 2019-05-29

Video Gaming Turns Murderous, Even if You Play by the Rules Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column enters a dangerous online world, then jumps to a very real drug gang, a hit man in a hospital and a dog with a death sentence....
21:26 2019-05-22

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them. In a long-sought victory for the F.D.A., a federal judge said officials have the authority to regulate stem-cell treatments made from patients’ own fat....
20:26 2019-06-10

US Court Rules Abortion Services Can Continue In Missouri For Now Abortion services can continue in Missouri for now, a court ruled Friday, granting a temporary restraining order to keep open the sole clinic that performs the procedure in the US state....
11:00 2019-06-01

Fresenius says tighter EU rules could trigger antibiotic shortage German drugmaker Fresenius warned that stricter production norms being considered by Europe's drug regulator could compound shortages of a life-saving antibiotic that is used by about 25 million patients globally each year....
21:13 2019-06-05

Seidl: F1 teams, drivers can't complain about rules they pushed for McLaren boss Andreas Seidl says teams and drivers cannot complain that there are too many rules in Formula 1, because they pushed for them in the first place...
13:00 2019-07-03

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate employee in custody A Turkish court ruled on Friday to keep an employee of the U.S. consulate in custody as his trial on espionage charges continues, in a case that has damaged relations between Washington and Ankara....
12:13 2019-06-28

Top German Court rules un-sealed mattresses can be returned Germany's top court has ruled that trying out a mattress is not dissimilar to trying on clothing. After a lengthy court battle, a German man will get the money from his online mattress purchase back....
14:26 2019-07-03

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers Workers on oil drilling platforms off California had argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping....
21:26 2019-06-10

EU must be aware of China's intelligence law when drawing up 5G rules: King China's National Intelligence Law, which requires Chinese citizens to support state information-gathering, cannot be ignored by the European Union as it draws up rules to protect mobile networks, an EU commissioner said on Friday....
13:00 2019-07-19

Here's Lando Norris' Three Golden Rules Of Attending A Race While Formula One drivers are probably more familiar with the race weekend experience than most of us will ever be, I can’t say I’ve found them to be particularly good about giving advice re: how to enjoy the weekend as a fan. But McLaren driver Lando Norris? He knows how it’s done. We can all learn...
22:13 2019-08-26

FIA rules out "kneejerk" kerb changes after "freak" F3 Monza crash The FIA considers Alex Peroni's horrific Formula 3 crash in a Monza Formula 1 support race a "freak" accident and has ruled out "kneejerk" changes to using 'sausage' kerbs...
19:13 2019-09-12

Box office: 'The Lion King' rules with $185 million debut LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Simba and Mufasa reigned supreme this weekend as Disney's "The Lion King" dominated box office charts. Director Jon Favreau's remake of the animated classic collected a massive $185 million from 4,756 North American theaters during its first three days of release....
21:39 2019-07-21

When New Investor-Protection Rules Come Up Short, States Step In A Nevada investor’s recent victory against her former Wells Fargo broker highlights the efforts by some states to enact tougher investor protections....
22:39 2019-09-06

NCAA issues rules for agents; LeBron responds A memo, obtained by ESPN, says agents of NCAA players wanting to test the NBA draft waters must have a bachelor's degree, three years of NBPA certification and liability insurance....
11:39 2019-08-07

Amazon will change its rules for third-party sellers following backlash Amazon doesn't have a shining reputation when it comes to the way it handles its third-party sellers. Merchants have reported restrictions on where they can sell, being kicked off the site for no obvious reasons and issues with counterfeiting. But Ge......
21:26 2019-07-17

SBI ATM Rules: Free Transactions, Withdrawal Limit, Other Details Here SBI Debit Card: SBI customers can generate request for a cheque book, make bill payments, register for mobile banking and IMPS service using SBI ATM....
16:39 2019-07-19

Appeals court rules VA must pay vets' ER bills at non-VA hospitals The Department of Veterans Affairs has been ordered to reimburse veterans for the cost of their emergency care at non-VA hospitals - something the agency has actively told veterans they are not entitled to, an appeals court ruled this week....
09:39 2019-09-12

Websites Can Discriminate Against You Even If You Don't Use Them, California Supreme Court Rules Nearly four years ago, a lone bankruptcy lawyer sued Square, the payment processor run by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, challenging the app’s terms of use—despite never signing up. As of yesterday, the case will proceed, thanks to an opinion issued by the California Supreme Court that could have wide-re...
01:00 2019-08-14

Trump rules out for now cutting capital-gains taxes U.S. President Donald Trump has ruled out for now slashing taxes on capital gains after a meeting with his advisers, a White House spokesman said on Wednesday....
07:13 2019-09-12

Truck Driver In Odisha Fined More Than Rs 80,000 Under New Traffic Rules A truck driver with a vehicle with Nagaland registration number was fined Rs 86,500 by the Regional Transport Officer in Sambalpur under the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019....
09:13 2019-09-09

YouTube says homophobic abuse does not violate harassment rules Video-sharing site defends American user who called journalist ‘lispy queer’YouTube has sparked outrage by defending an American man who subjected a journalist to repeated homophobic abuse in videos presented to millions of people, arguing that his “criticism” was debating rather than harassment.Car...
14:52 2019-06-05

Jet fuel costs could rise from new rules to improve air quality Prices for jet fuel for later this year and into 2020 are expected to rise due to new marine fuel regulations - as the need for lower-sulfur fuels in ships cuts into the available supply for similar distillates like diesel or jet fuel....
00:13 2019-06-11

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
00:26 2019-06-28

Twitter will label tweets from politicians that violate rules Twitter is adding a label to tweets that break its rules but are still considered to be in the public interest, namely from elected officials or those running for office. The company mentioned in March it was considering such a policy, and now it's e......
23:26 2019-06-27

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maximum pressure campaign was working and the Trump......
13:26 2019-05-29

Corporations can follow different rules in small claims court Dear John: Corporations no longer have to hire an attorney in small claims court. Any officer of the corporation can represent them. I doubt if the officers of large corporations would bother. They would use an attorney, but they do not have to. Love your column. S.A. Dear S.A.: Thanks for the updat...
17:26 2019-09-08

EU court rules against Skype, says it can be classified as telecoms operator Microsoft's internet phone call and messaging service Skype can be considered a telecoms operator as it offers a paid-for service and has a deal with network operators to carry calls, Europe's top court said on Wednesday....
14:13 2019-06-05

Third debate rules could shrink Democratic field by half The second round of Democratic primary debates on July 30-31 in Detroit is expected to include just about the same 20 participants — including Mayor de Blasio. Already, 21 candidates have qualified by one of the two metrics – surpassing 65,000 unique donors or getting 1% in three separat...
08:39 2019-07-05

Shanghai citizens out of sorts over new trash separation rules Household trash has occupied the minds of Shanghai residents this week: specifically, are the contents of their bins "wet", "dry", "hazardous" or "recyclable"?...
12:39 2019-06-28

Twitter Says Trump Didn't Violate Rules Against Racism, But Won't Say Why Twitter's new policy for holding powerful leaders to account for engaging in hate speech and harassment received its first major test this weekend when President Donald Trump called on several......
10:52 2019-07-16

SEC alters overtime rules to avoid another 7-OT game like A&M-LSU marathon Last season's LSU-Texas A&M game accounted for most combined points (146) in NCAA history and lasted nearly 5 hours in time elapsed.       ...
02:00 2019-07-17

Another athlete slams testosterone rules, refuses medication NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Another Olympic medalist has criticized the IAAF’s testosterone regulations and is refusing to take hormone-reducing medication. Margaret Wambui of Kenya, who won bronze in the 800 meters behind Caster Semenya at the 2016 Olympics, says she is affected by the new rules bu...
11:52 2019-05-22

Video: A first look at the details of Formula 1's latest rules for 2021 Ground-effect aerodynamics look set to return to Formula 1 when the championship's next major overhaul comes into effect, after rulemakers revealed the first details about the 2021 generation of cars...
12:26 2019-07-17

Waivers, rules, regulations: What it’s like parenting between two cultural extremes I grew up in Croatia, where regulations are relatively loose for children's recreation. In my adopted hometown of New York, I spend 10 minutes signing forms before my daughter can play with puzzles and dolls for an hour in an indoor cafe. The country that refuses to regulate guns and rifles is contr...
23:13 2019-08-12

Vanderpump Rules' Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright Are Married Love officially rules this summer with the Vanderpump Rules crew. On Saturday evening, Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright said "I Do" in a romantic wedding ceremony, People......
06:00 2019-06-30

New VA rules allow more veterans to see private doctors, urgent care Starting Thursday, more U.S. veterans will be able to start seeing private doctors -- as part of a new law born out of scandal five years ago when some vets died because they couldn't get appointments at VA centers....
13:00 2019-06-06

U.S. judge rules Qualcomm practices violate antitrust law Qualcomm Inc unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to impose excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judged ruled, sending the company's shares down 13 percent in pre-market trade....
13:13 2019-05-22

UK To Relax Immigration Rules For Scientists, Says Boris Johnson Britain will relax its immigration rules to attract more top scientists after Brexit by seeking to fast-track visas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday....
20:39 2019-08-08

Klopp rules Alisson out of Super Cup after injury in opener "Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker was injured and substituted during the first half of the Premier League season opener against promoted Norwich City - and will now miss the Super Cup."...
10:39 2019-08-10

YouTube Stars Keep Making Money Even After Breaking the Rules Eleven current and past moderators, who have worked on the front lines of content decisions, believe that popular creators often get special treatment in the form of looser interpretations of......
12:52 2019-08-10

UEFA's financial fair play rules: 7 things you need to know Freshly crowned Premier League champions Manchester City could be hit with a ban from next season's Champions League after a potential breach of UEFA's financial fair play rules. But what is FFP and how does it work?...
04:26 2019-05-22

France to approve first crypto-issuers as new rules loom France's financial watchdog is poised to approve a first tranche of cryptocurrency-related companies under new rules on digital coins, some of the first such regulations to be launched by a major economy....
13:52 2019-07-16

FIA to reinforce rules to marshals after Perez's Monaco near-miss The FIA will strongly reinforce instructions to marshals that they must not go on track without the permission of race control, following Sergio Perez's near-miss at the Monaco Grand Prix...
02:39 2019-06-07

Judge rules neo-Nazi publisher should pay $14M for ‘troll storm’ A federal judge on Monday ruled that a publisher of a neo-Nazi website who instructed his followers to unleash a “troll storm” on a Jewish real estate agent should have to pay the victim $14 million. US Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch’s ruling also recommends that the court order The Daily Stormer p...
05:52 2019-07-16

Singapore PM: Global rules could change with China's rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China....
15:39 2019-05-31

9th Circuit rules in DOJ's favor in sanctuary cities case The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration, saying the Department of Justice could give preference in awarding grants to cities that would use the money to focus on illegal immigration, as the federal government prepares to seek out undocumented immigran...
13:52 2019-07-13

New Democratic Debate Rules Will Distort Priorities, Some Campaigns Say A threshold of 130,000 donors will force campaigns to spend more on digital ads they hope will go viral, an expensive redirection of resources, some campaigns said....
03:13 2019-05-31

Singapore PM: Global rules could change with China’s rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China...
17:26 2019-05-31

Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns Security experts warn that time is running out for campaigns to create protections against the cyberattacks and disinformation seen in recent elections....
12:26 2019-06-06

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
16:13 2019-05-22

Formula 1 2021 rules sign-off delay now set to be agreed The sign off of Formula 1's 2021 technical regulations is now set to be delayed until October following a team principals' meetings to discuss plans on Saturday morning in Montreal...
20:13 2019-06-08

Singapore says global rules could change with China’s rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China...
06:26 2019-06-01

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India passes a set of proposed rules for clean mobility. According to Reuters, Indian officials are planning t......
11:13 2019-06-10

U.S. appeals court mostly upholds Obama-era ozone rules A U.S. appeals court on Friday mostly upheld Obama-era Environmental Protection Agency regulations from 2015 that set a more stringent standard for ozone, a pollutant linked to several serious health conditions, rejecting industry groups' claims the emission limits were too hard to attain....
18:52 2019-08-23

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
09:52 2019-07-18

How players are using uniform numbers to break MLB's unwritten rules The first 0 versus 0 matchup in MLB history. Four times as many 99s this young century as in the last. Why the weird digits? It's all part of a cultural shift in the sport....
21:39 2019-08-23

UEFA tightens rules on Kosovo, but leaves loopholes UEFA is tightening its rules to stop countries which don't recognize Kosovo from excluding its national soccer team, but has left some loopholes        ...
19:26 2019-05-29

National Pension System (NPS) Withdrawal Rules Explained Here NPS account: Originally launched for the government employees in 2004 and extended to the general public in 2009, it allows premature withdrawal and exit from an account under certain conditions....
20:00 2019-07-13

China to tighten rules on foreigners using genetic material China said on Monday it will tighten regulations on human genetic material, putting checks on the passing of it abroad and insisting that any foreign companies or institutes wanting to use it in their work do so with a Chinese partner....
14:13 2019-06-10

Ontario Court of Appeal rules carbon tax is constitutional Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative government in a blow to efforts to strike down Justin Trudeau's environmental policies....
20:01 2019-06-28

Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
05:52 2019-07-18

First Quantum says it has complied with all rules in Panama mining contract Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals said on Wednesday it had "fully complied" with local rules in operating Cobre Panama, one of the region's largest copper mines, after Panama's president-elect said he would review the company's contract....
03:26 2019-06-06

Appeals court rules in favor of Keystone XL pipeline An appeals court has ruled in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline moving forward by overturning lower court injunction, but U.S. construction is still delayed....
04:13 2019-06-09