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Red Cross says peace elusive as UN council heads to Colombia

The International Committee of the Red Cross says conflicts are ongoing and the humanitarian situation in Colombia has worsened as the U.N. Security Council heads to the South American nation to asses...

Red Cross says peace elusive as UN council heads to Colombia

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Thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia after Maduro reopens border With the reopening, a flood of people seized on the opportunity to enter into the neighbouring country and secure items that are all but unattainable in Venezuela....
01:52 2019-06-09

Former FARC leader's arrest sought in blow to Colombia's peace deal Colombia's Supreme Court ordered the capture of a former FARC rebel commander-turned lawmaker on Tuesday after he failed to appear for questioning about U.S. drug-trafficking charges, in a fresh blow to the country's landmark peace deal....
09:26 2019-07-10

Maryland 'peace cross' can stand on public land, U.S. high court rules A 40-foot-tall (12 meters) cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not constitute government endorsement of religion, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a decision that leaves unanswered questions about the boundaries of the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and...
19:52 2019-06-20

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violent acts....
22:13 2019-05-22

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Maryland 'peace cross' in church and state test case A 40-foot-tall (12 meters) cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not represent an impermissible government endorsement of religion, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a major decision testing the boundaries of the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and state....
18:26 2019-06-20

Colombia: Rights experts condemn killing of reintegrated former rebel fighter, call for respect of peace process Against a backdrop of challenges in implementing the peace process in Colombia, six independent UN human rights experts condemned on Tuesday the killing of a former member of the FARC-EP guerilla movement, which they said constitutes a “violation” of the guarantees made by the Government in the 2016...
19:13 2019-06-04

Supreme Court rules that Maryland ‘Peace Cross’ honoring military dead may remain on public land “The cross is undoubtedly a Christian symbol, but that fact should not blind us to everything else that the Bladensburg Cross has come to represent,” Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wrote in the 7-to-2 decision....
17:39 2019-06-20

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Cross Roads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those of President Trump....
19:52 2019-06-01

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
14:39 2019-05-21

African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest. The post African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly u...
14:13 2019-06-06

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thursday, warning that these actions “collectively ero...
19:26 2019-06-20

Serena's search for the elusive 'number 24' goes on Just how badly things were going for Serena Williams in Saturday's Wimbledon final against Simona Halep was summed up by a booming plea that came from the crowd: "Wake up Serena!"...
03:26 2019-07-14

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW in Tenn. The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began on Wednesday and polls close late Friday....
20:00 2019-06-13

Starwatch: as the sun passes solstice elusive Mercury comes into view Mercury will be as far to the east of the sun as it ever gets, and can be found low in the western sky just after sunset The summer solstice for northern observers occurs on 21 June at 16:54 BST. This is the moment at which the sun will be at its highest position in the sky, giving the longest perio...
01:39 2019-06-17

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
17:13 2019-06-14

Hunting the Elusive Rhino-Horn Cartel of Thailand The true story of untouchable smuggling syndicate running the world's most elaborate poaching ring—and the enterprising American vigilante trying to bring them down....
06:26 2019-06-18

In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South....
21:26 2019-06-13

Tottenham Spurs fans are pumped for elusive Champion’s League win Showcased behind the bar at Flannery’s is a gold-hued soccer boot. But it’s not just any shoe — it’s the game boot worn and signed by Tottenham Hotspur star striker Harry Kane. It might be a lucky talisman Saturday, when the Spurs, from North London, face off against their English Premier League riv...
23:26 2019-05-31

Bipartisan leaders, Trump administration to huddle on elusive budget deal Trump administration officials and bipartisan House and Senate leaders are set to meet again this week in an effort to revive stalled negotiations on lifting spending caps....
02:52 2019-06-18

'Elusive and cryptic lizard': hunt on in Melbourne for endangered grassland earless dragon Newly discovered species could soon be the first reptile on the Australian mainland to be declared extinctA newly reclassified species of lizard that is native to areas now paved by Melbourne’s suburbs could become the first reptile on mainland Australia to be declared extinct.A taxonomic survey of ...
02:52 2019-05-24

A stunning, elusive giant squid was captured on video in US waters for first time. We talked to the scientists who did it Earlier this month, an exploration filmed a giant squid for the first time in U.S. waters. Here's what the moment of discovery was like.        ...
13:26 2019-07-01

British Artist Banksy's Home City An Urban Canvas For Elusive Artist Five years ago, British street artist Banksy adorned the side of a once uninspiring white brick building in Bristol with the familiar image of a girl gazing out solemnly. The dank courtyard beneath......
19:13 2019-05-21

Relentless Colombia win again despite sweeping changes "Colombia enjoyed a 1-0 win over Paraguay despite fielding a second-string side to make it a clean sweep of victories in their Copa America group stage campaign, leaving Paraguay\u0027s hopes of staying in the tournament hanging by a thread."...
00:00 2019-06-24

Why is Colombia's cocaine production so high? Despite antinarcotics efforts backed by the United States and peace accord with FARC rebels, cocaine production reached record levels in 2017. The phenomenon could upend Colombia's push for lasting peace....
04:39 2019-06-28

Colombia's last rebel army – in pictures The National Liberation Army (ELN) is Colombia’s last rebel army and one of the oldest guerrilla groups in Latin America. It has been involved in the continuing Colombian armed conflict since 1964 and is classified as a terrorist organisation by several governments, including the EU Continue reading...
11:26 2019-06-21

US emergency aid for Venezuela to be distributed in Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S.-supplied humanitarian aid that was earmarked for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will now be distributed in Colombia. Colombia’s government said in a statement Thursday that it had reached the decision with the U.S. and representatives of Guaido because of...
02:00 2019-05-31

Colombia’s Army Changes Pledge to Carry Out Killings Colombia’s army, which had ordered officers to pledge to double the number of militants they killed, captured or forced to surrender, said it would change the commitment....
03:52 2019-05-22

Colombia ex-rebel, wanted in US, sworn in as congressman A former Colombian rebel leader wanted in the U.S. on drug charges was sworn into office as a congressman on Tuesday in a case that has riled detractors of the still-fragile peace accord with leftist rebels that ended decades of conflict....
21:39 2019-06-11

From Colombia, Venezuelan defectors arm themselves to 'liberate' their homeland Wearing camouflage shirts and combat boots, a Venezuelan militia group stands in formation in the Colombian city of Cucuta as their commander, a former Venezuelan army sergeant, outlines plans to seize towns across the border before heading to Caracas to help oust President Nicolas Maduro....
18:13 2019-05-28

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months....
18:13 2019-06-08

UN chief: Colombia must respect commitments to rebels U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he regrets the “polarization and division” in Colombia over elements of the 2016 peace deal and is urging the government to ensure any changes to the accord respect commitments made to rebels who disarmed...
01:39 2019-07-03

Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 Argentina Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 ArgentinaRoger Martinez and Duvan Zapata see off rivalsBrawl breaks out after Lionel Messi is fouledRoger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa América Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life afte...
05:00 2019-06-16

Rocky start in Colombia’s congress for ex-rebel wanted in US BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A former top Colombian rebel leader wanted in the U.S. on drug charges has gotten off to a rocky start as a newly sworn-in lawmaker. Seuxis Hernández arrived late to a House of Representatives committee meeting Wednesday at which lawmakers were discussing youth employment and...
00:39 2019-06-13

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention, Colombia's president told CNBC on Tuesday....
13:00 2019-06-18

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans who have migrated to the two countries in recent years....
05:39 2019-05-28

Argentina, Colombia open Copa America looking to end drought SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Will it be more of the same or the starting point of a prosperous cycle? The question applies to both Argentina and Colombia ahead of their Copa America debut in Brazil on Saturday at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador. Both teams enter the South American championship going thr...
20:39 2019-06-14

United Airlines Deepens Commitment to Colombia's Avianca United Continental Holdings said it’s prepared to lend money to Avianca Holdings, part of a deal that would sideline the Colombian air carrier’s biggest shareholder and could help solidify the U.S. carrier’s presence in a fast-growing region for air travel....
11:39 2019-05-25

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

Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America on Saturday, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in the teams’ debut in the South American tournament. Rodriguez set up Roger Martinez’s opening goal in the second half with a superb long pa...
05:52 2019-06-16

Colombia-Chile game delayed because of traffic in Sao Paulo SAO PAULO (AP) — The Copa America quarterfinal between Colombia and Chile has been delayed after the Chilean squad couldn’t arrive in time because of heavy traffic in Sao Paulo. The match at the Arena Corinthians started 20 minutes after originally scheduled to give Chile time to warm up. Colo...
04:00 2019-06-29

Here's how others can join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters Only defending champion Chile and Colombia have qualified for the Copa America knockout stage after two rounds of group matches       ...
20:39 2019-06-22

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina "Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life after a sluggish start."...
13:13 2019-06-16

Colombia, Nespresso to help farmers swap coca for coffee A charitable initiative will help farmers in Colombia's southwestern mountains trade nearly 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, for coffee, the growers' federation said on Tuesday, part of an effort to fight drug production....
22:52 2019-05-28

Venezuela reopens Tachira border post with Colombia Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether crucial border bridges will be unblocked....
20:39 2019-06-08

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in February to keep out foreign aid he said was unneeded....
23:39 2019-06-08

Thousands pour into Colombia as Venezuela reopens border Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months...
05:39 2019-06-09

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months. Long lines of Venezuelans stood at two international bridges near the city of Cúcuta on Saturd...
18:00 2019-06-08

Colombia tribunal begins hearing evidence on use of fracking Colombia's top administrative court on Friday began hearings that could be long and contentious about proposals to drill for oil using the technique known as fracking, hailed for sharply boosting supplies but criticized for causing environmental damage....
08:00 2019-06-08

More than one-quarter of the gasoline sold in Colombia is used to make cocaine Colombia is investigating 33 gas stations — many in rural areas where criminal activity and cocaine production is present — for having suspiciously high demand for gasoline. As much as 70 million gallons, or 28%, of the 250 gallons of gas sold in Colombia in 2018 were used for cocaine pr...
00:01 2019-06-04

Chile vs Colombia one of highlights of Copa América quarters SÃO PAULO (AP) — One of the most anticipated games of the Copa América won’t feature South American powerhouses Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. It will be Friday’s quarterfinal between Chile and Colombia that could prove the highlight of the South American tournament so far. Two-time defe...
01:52 2019-06-28

Cabal and Farah create men's doubles history for Colombia Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win a Grand Slam men's doubles title when they beat France's Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-7(5) 7-6(5) 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 6-3 in a near five-hour epic at Wimbledon on Saturday....
03:26 2019-07-14

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process meant to revitalize its long-stagnant oil sector moved forward....
23:39 2019-06-14

Volkswagen T-Cross gets a new 1.6 TDI diesel engine News 10 Jun, 2019 The Volkswagen T-Cross compact SUV is now available with a 1.6-litre four-cylinder diesel engine, priced from £21,240...
21:00 2019-06-10

| Chile beat Colombia on penalties to reach Copa semis Champions Chile maintained their hopes of a third straight Copa America victory after beating Colombia on penalties on Friday to reach the semi-finals....
07:52 2019-06-29

Ecopetrol's plan for fracking project hits new snag in Colombia Colombia's environmental authority said on Friday that it was suspending its evaluation of Ecopetrol's request to start a fracking pilot project until an administrative court reinstates rules for tapping unconventional crude deposits....
06:52 2019-07-13

Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade ago....
19:00 2019-05-25

Colombia says FARC lawmaker accused of drug trafficking has gone AWOL A Colombian FARC rebel leader turned lawmaker who is accused by the United States of conspiring to traffic cocaine has vanished in an apparent attempt to evade justice, President Ivan Duque said on Monday....
22:52 2019-07-01

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — New evidence has emerged linking the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings more than a decade ago. Documents from Colombia’s prosecutor’s office show that Gen. Nicacio Martínez Espinel in 2005 signed off on at least s...
17:39 2019-05-25

Colombia-Chile game delayed because of traffic in São Paulo The Copa América quarterfinal between Colombia and Chile has been delayed after the Chilean squad couldn't arrive in time because of heavy traffic in São Paulo       ...
07:26 2019-06-29

Loss to Colombia highlights scale of Messi's task to win Copa "There is nothing Lionel Messi craves more than winning a trophy with Argentina but his side\u0027s haphazard performance in the 2-0 Copa America defeat by Colombia on Saturday laid bare the difficulty of the task he faces."...
18:26 2019-06-16

Brazil and Venezuela join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Defending champion Chile and Colombia were joined by Brazil and Venezuela in the Copa America knockout stage on Saturday. Peru finished Group A in third place and will wait for other results before celebrating a spot in the quarterfinals. The third and last round of gro...
03:26 2019-06-23

'Colombia's sliding backwards': journalists face hundreds of attacks Last year saw 477 attacks and threats against journalists as factions battle over territory once held by FarcNearly two decades after her ordeal, Jineth Bedoya’s voice still cracks when she describes the day she was brutally attacked while carrying out her job as a reporter in Colombia.“It’s difficu...
14:39 2019-06-16

Colombia's Supreme Court orders release of ex-FARC leader Colombia's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of a former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group, the latest development in a legal saga concerning his detention and possible extradition to the United States....
21:52 2019-05-29

Copa America: Chile beat Colombia in penalty shootout Alexis Sanchez scores the decisive penalty of a tense shootout to send defending champions Chile into the semi-finals of the Copa America after a 0-0 draw with Colombia....
09:52 2019-06-29

Colombia scores late to edge Qatar 1-0 in Copa America SAO PAULO (AP) — Duvan Zapata scored with an 86th-minute header off a perfect cross by James Rodriguez to give Colombia a 1-0 win over guest Qatar and a spot in the knockout stage of the Copa America on Wednesday. After squandering many scoring opportunities and being held by a great performance by ...
02:26 2019-06-20

Colombia puts some banana crops in quarantine on fungus concern Colombia has put a patch of banana crops in the north of the country under quarantine on suspicion they are infested with a fungus that is seen as potentially devastating to the country's banana exports, the agriculture minister said on Sunday....
02:39 2019-07-15

‘I wish it’s not true’ – Vidal saddened by death threats to Colombia’s Tesillo "William Tesillo missed a penalty as Colombia lost to Chile 5-4 in a shootout at the Copa America, with his wife saying he and his family have received death threats."...
10:39 2019-07-02

The Latest: Colombia's Cabal, Farah win Wimbledon doubles Juan-Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win a Grand Slam men's doubles title, beating France's Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin in a Wimbledon final that lasted nearly 5 hours       ...
23:39 2019-07-13

Colombia's Duque says working to stop slayings of community leaders Colombia is working to halt scores of slayings of community leaders by criminal groups and remnant bands of rebels following the country's historic 2016 peace deal, President Ivan Duque said on Friday, during a visit from the UN Security Council....
00:39 2019-07-13

Colombia's ex-Davis Cup captain suspended for taking payoffs Colombia's former Davis Cup captain Miguel Tobon has been suspended for a year and fined $20,000 by the Tennis Integrity Unit for accepting payoffs in return for tournament wild card entries in 2017        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Man Traveling From Colombia Ingested 246 Bags Of Cocaine, Died Midflight The man, identified only as Udo N., 42, began suffering seizures Friday on the flight, prompting an emergency landing in Hermosillo, a city in Sonora, Mexico, authorities said....
06:39 2019-05-29

Venezuela partially opens border with Colombia that was shut in February Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday announced a partial opening of the country's border with Colombia, which his government closed in February as opposition leaders prepared an ultimately failed effort to bring aid into the country....
06:26 2019-06-08

Country risk: Analysts refuse to panic over Colombia’s risks Mounting fiscal challenges are pushing the government to soften the fiscal rule and consider privatization, which risk fuelling a leftist surge, but Colombia still rates investment grade....
14:26 2019-05-28

Colombia Army’s New Kill Orders Send Chills Down Ranks Senior officers told The Times that soldiers are under intense pressure to defeat rebel groups and that a pattern of suspicious killings and cover-ups has begun to emerge this year....
14:33 2019-05-21

Colombia's Supreme Court orders ex-FARC leader's release Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered that the former leader of the FARC rebel group be released from prison. The move is likely to anger the US, which wants to extradite him on suspicion of drug trafficking....
05:13 2019-05-30

Colombia beats Paraguay at Copa America to stay perfect Colombia beat Paraguay 1-0 to stay perfect at the Copa America with three wins, and also helped Argentina to advance in second       ...
00:00 2019-06-24

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growers federation says, as farmers seek to ramp up productivity amid security improvements....
18:26 2019-05-22

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that protects him....
20:39 2019-07-11

What Do You Get When You Cross Mark Morris With Samuel Beckett? The choreographer, whose playfulness is serious, will stage three pieces by Beckett, who wears his seriousness lightly, at a festival in Northern Ireland....
02:52 2019-07-06

About 1,000 migrants cross into Mexico, start walking to US Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
19:00 2019-06-05

Hyundai Venue Bookings Cross 20,000 Mark The Hyundai Venue traces its roots to the Carlino concept showcased at the Auto Expo in 2016. The production-spec version finds its design language inspired from the newer Hyundai models with the......
16:00 2019-05-28

Cross burned at church where black pastor was to appear GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a cross was set on fire at a predominantly white church where a black pastor was scheduled to appear for a revival next month. News outlets report the fire outside Loray Baptist Church in Gastonia on Wednesday burned a cross which had been deco...
19:52 2019-05-29

UK Coastguard responds as migrants cross the Channel LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Coastguard says it has helped Border Force officers respond to reports of boats carrying migrants off the southeastern coast. The number of migrants detained Saturday was not immediately clear. Coastguard officials, however, said 13 incidents had been reported, stretchi...
20:00 2019-06-01

Traffic lights of the future know when you want to cross the street We wouldn't blame you for feeling that pedestrian crossing buttons are frustrating at best, and useless at worst. You might not always have a free hand, and they're so slow and clueless that it can be tempting to defy the red light. Austrian research......
03:00 2019-05-28

Dick Wolf wants to do the first cross-network crossover, even though it's definitely been done before You’ve heard of crossover episodes, where a character from one show pops up on another show, but have you heard of a cross-network crossover, where a character from a show on a totally different network pops up on another show? You probably have, but legendary TV producer Dick Wolf hasn’t. In fact, ...
21:26 2019-06-16

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious human rights violations. The nation’s Senate voted Wednesday to make Gen. Nicacio Martínez a four-star general. The move comes as human rights grou...
04:39 2019-06-06

Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia denounce decision on Amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organization that manages internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon Inc the rights to the .amazon domain....
01:26 2019-05-27

Colombia player’s wife cites death threats after Copa exit BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — The wife of the Colombia defender who missed a penalty kick that led to the team’s elimination in the Copa América says he and his family have received death threats. Daniela Mejía, wife of William Tesillo, says some of the threats alluded to former Colombian defender A...
02:00 2019-07-01

US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia. The post US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:00 2019-05-31

Colombia's Cano Limon, Bicentenario pipeline pumping halted after bombings Pumping on Colombia's Bicentenario and Cano Limon oil pipelines has been halted following bomb attacks in recent days, sources from operators Bicentenario and state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Wednesday....
00:39 2019-05-23

Colombia plans temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans: official Colombia is preparing a temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans, part of an effort to reduce off-the-books jobs that often pay less than the minimum wage while depriving state programs of revenues, a government official said on Monday....
02:39 2019-07-09

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way to combat the effects of climate change....
15:52 2019-05-21

Chile beats Colombia in shootout to reach Copa América semis SAO PAULO (AP) — Chile stayed on track to defend its Copa América title by defeating Colombia 5-4 on penalties in the quarterfinals of the South American competition on Friday. Alexis Sánchez scored the decisive penalty kick to send the two-time defending champions to the semifinals. It was 0-0 afte...
04:00 2019-06-29

Lone midwife delivers amid chaos of Colombia jungle river Marciana Caycedo is the only midwife on Isla Mono, a small island marooned in the middle of the wide brown San Juan river, on Colombia's remote and rainy Pacific coast. She delivers babies into a world where families are big but food, medicine and even water are in short supply....
15:52 2019-05-21

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as the country's economy has imploded....
04:39 2019-05-28

Venezuela: Colombia, Chile behind failed Nicolas Maduro assassination plot Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro says former soldiers and police plotted to assassinate him, his wife and another high-ranking official in a failed coup attempt....
20:52 2019-06-27

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent hypocrites if they fail to recognise the environmental and social damage their drug use is inflicting on producer countries, the Colombian president h...
21:39 2019-06-17

Poetic justice: Colombia's verse rebels vindicated but defiant after 60 years The Nadaistas, an iconoclastic group of young poets in Medellín, once sparked outrage but now their influence is felt from the metro to the corridors of powerIn a small plaza in Medellín, the teenage poets threw the canon of Colombian literature on the bonfire. Their leader, a thin 27-year-old named...
15:13 2019-07-12

Narco-trafficking and petrol: a quarter of Colombia's fuel goes to make cocaine The country’s drug industry thrives despite a 2016 Farc deal which helped farmers substitute coca crops for legal alternativesThe Colombian jungle town of Riosucio sits on the banks of the Atrato river, not far from the border with Panama. With a population of some 20,000 people, the settlement is i...
15:00 2019-06-14

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru Slam Ruling on .amazon Domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision by the organisation that manages Internet protocol to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain....
16:13 2019-05-27

Former heads of DHS and NSA explain how the U.S. can keep Huawei at bay Former DHS secretary Michael Chertoff and former NSA head Mike McConnell write for CNBC that Wednesday's FCC spectrum upgrades are a positive step in 5G support, and bring us another step closer to a more connected internet of things....
20:52 2019-07-11

Heads Up: A Look At This Week In Gaming and Beyond From a tactical first-person shooter with a really dope art style, a game with a handcrafted solar system to explore, and, also, Godzilla: here’s your weekly heads up for the things making waves this week in the world of games and beyond. Watch the video above or find out what’s coming in the post b...
22:00 2019-05-27

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
19:39 2019-05-21

Temperature In Delhi To Soon Cross 46 Degrees: Weather Forecast The maximum temperature in Delhi is expected to cross 46 degrees Celsius soon, private forecaster Skymet said on Wednesday, while predicting the heat wave conditions to continue for up to 12 days in......
03:52 2019-05-30

Renault Kwid Sales Cross The 3 Lakh Mark Renaut India has achieved a new milestone with its best-seller - the Kwid - crossing the three lakh sales mark. The entry-level hatchback was first launched in 2015 and was game-changing offering from......
10:26 2019-06-11

Germany returning Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum said it is returning the Stone Cross of Cape Cross, a key cultural artifact, to Namibia. The cross, placed on Namibia's coast by Portuguese explorers in 1486, is a symbol of the country's colonial past....
14:39 2019-05-21

CDC: Backyard poultry-related salmonella cases cross 200 Since May, 227 additional people have reported contracting salmonella from pet chickens, pulling the up the total number of cases to 279, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
05:39 2019-06-15

12-Metre Ship Aims To Be First To Cross Atlantic Without A Crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-metre-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
21:00 2019-05-21

2019 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross Facelift Launched In India The 2019 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross has been launched in India with prices starting at Rs. 15.51 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). Even with the facelift's added features, the prices stay the same as before....
20:52 2019-06-20

Don’t Cross the Kobolds: Mischievous Spirits of European Folklore In ancient folklore, the kobold is a small, pointy-eared, goblin-like creature with a short-temper and a mischievous spirit. While generally described as well-intentioned, angering a kobold is said to be a dangerous mistake. They are described as spirits that dwell among the living, and can sometime...
22:39 2019-06-02

New Skoda Superb Scout Cross-Estate Unveiled The new Skoda Superb Scout is different from the Skoda Combi Estate which was sold in Europe. It looks rugged equipped with matte black body claddings and also gets larger 18-inch alloy wheels while......
15:00 2019-05-25

U.S., Australia reach C-17A plane cross-servicing agreement A cross-servicing agreement for C-17A Globemaster transport planes was announced on Friday between the U.S. Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Force....
23:26 2019-06-21

The Latest: Trump ‘was proud’ to cross into North Korea President Donald Trump says he “was proud” to step over the demarcation line between North and South Korea, becoming the first U.S. president to enter North Korea....
09:39 2019-06-30

Supreme Court will take 2nd look at cross-border shooting case The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead by a border agent from across the border can sue the officer for damages....
21:13 2019-05-28

Cross Section: Giles Yeo – Science Weekly podcast Why do some of us pile on the pounds, while others seem to get away with it? Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Giles Yeo about some of the latest findings from the field of obesity research – from the role of our genes and how heritable our weight is, to how, as a society, we’ve become overweight and what ...
09:00 2019-07-05

Father, daughter who died trying to cross into the US are buried in El Salvador The Salvadoran father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande trying to cross into the United States were buried Monday in a private service, a day after El Salvador's president took the blame for their deaths....
03:13 2019-07-02

Man fatally struck while trying to cross Major Deegan expressway A man was killed while when he was hit by two cars while trying to cross the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, police said Friday. The man, who has not been identified, was on the west side of the busy roadway trying to cross to the east side around 11:30 p.m. Thursday when he......
03:39 2019-06-29

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters; human rights issues in Myanmar; 900 children released from the ranks of a north-east Nigeria self-defense armed group; and referenda asking for the ...
15:39 2019-05-21

Former FARC leader in Colombia fails to show up in court in drug-trafficking case A missing former FARC rebel commander-turned-lawmaker who helped negotiate Colombia's 2016 peace deal failed to show up in court on Tuesday to face questioning over U.S. drug-trafficking charges, a fresh blow to the landmark agreement....
03:39 2019-07-10

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
15:39 2019-05-21

China's Didi Chuxing starts ride-hailing services in Chile, Colombia Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Thursday that it had launched services in Chile and Colombia, as part of its push into Latin America....
06:00 2019-06-06

Chile beats Colombia in shootout to reach Copa América semis Chile stayed on track to defend its Copa América title by defeating Colombia 5-4 on penalties in the quarterfinals of the South American competition on Friday       ...
04:26 2019-06-29

Colombia’s Congress Debates Censuring Defense Minister Over Army Kill Orders Orders to “double the results” of missions against guerrilla and criminal groups sent a chill down the Colombian military’s ranks, and prompted debate in Congress over the defense minister’s future....
05:26 2019-06-11

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing, police said....
18:52 2019-05-24

You Should Grill Whole Heads of Garlic This Summer Roasted garlic is the ultimate finishing touch. Smear it across a steak, mix it in a dip, or toss it with some sort of grilled vegetable salad, and it will make it better. But, in the summer months, the act of roasting turns your kitchen into a sweaty, unpleasant place. The great news is that you do...
23:13 2019-06-17

Islanders cross off one big task with five-year Jordan Eberle deal The Islanders have kept their man, or at least one of them. GM Lou Lamoriello started off free agency by signing Jordan Eberle to a five-year deal worth $5.5 million annually. The second-line winger produced 37 points for the Islanders last season (19 goals and 18 assists), helping the team surpass ...
19:13 2019-06-14

Wallendas safely cross Times Square on high wire Two siblings from the famed Flying Wallendas safely crossed Times Square on a high wire strung between two skyscrapers 25 stories above the pavement. Nik and Lijana Wallenda walked from opposite ends of a 1,300-foot wire on Sunday. (June 24)        ...
08:13 2019-06-24

Destiny 2 will become free-to-play later this year, fully cross-platform At least one new baddie in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep. [credit: Bungie ] Shortly after Google's Stadia reveal presentation on Thursday, the Destiny 2 handlers at Bungie kicked off their own whop...
21:13 2019-06-06

Cross Section: Frans de Waal – Science Weekly podcast What can we learn from chimps when it comes to politics and power? Ian Sample meets the leading primatologist Prof Frans de Waal of Emory University to discuss good leadership and what we can learn from our closest living relatives. Continue reading......
16:00 2019-06-07

Marcia Cross opens up about anal cancer and potential link to HPV "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross said her anal cancer could be linked to her husband's throat cancer diagnosis in 2009.        ...
02:00 2019-06-07

Visa looks to speed up cross-border payments with new network launch Visa Inc has launched a new network to help financial institutions process cross-border payments globally on behalf of corporate clients faster and at a lower operational cost, it said on Tuesday....
13:39 2019-06-11

SWIFT calls for participation from all for future of cross-border payments With 180 official currencies globally, SWIFT wants its gpi standard to be agreed upon by all to enable the future of cross-border payments to occur without friction....
04:13 2019-06-21

Red Cross issues top Memorial Day safety steps for travel and grilling This Memorial Day, many people will be traveling and firing up the backyard grill. The American Red Cross has offered a series of steps that everyone can follow to safely enjoy the holiday weekend. HIGHWAY SAFETY  Millions of people will be on the highways over the Memorial Day weekend. Buckle seat...
23:39 2019-05-24

Cross Section: Hiranya Peiris – Science Weekly podcast What happened before the Big Bang? This is one of the hardest questions scientists are trying to answer, but Prof Hiranya Peiris is not daunted by the challenge. Hannah Devlin invited Peiris on the podcast to discuss the origins of our universe Continue reading......
10:00 2019-05-24

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain technology....
14:39 2019-06-03

Sources: Sony Agreed To Destiny 2 Cross-Save Just Yesterday Today, Bungie announced that Destiny 2 will be getting cross-save across all platforms, allowing players to transfer progression between Google Stadia, Xbox, PC, and PS4. But for the past few weeks, sources say, Bungie didn’t think that last one would happen. In fact, it came together at the last po...
00:26 2019-06-07

Thousands Of Elite: Dangerous Players Died Trying To Cross The Universe Six months ago, over 13,000 Elite: Dangerous players set out on a massive expedition to cross the known galaxy. As testament to how long and gruelling a trip that was, less than 4,000 survived the trip....
06:52 2019-07-09

400 Central American migrants cross into Mexico, aim to reach U.S. border The border crossing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican imports unless Mexico does more to stop the passage of migrants through its territory....
23:26 2019-06-04

Japan's sumo fans welcome Trump Trophy but wish he'd sit cross-legged U.S. President Donald Trump can expect a warm welcome from the sumo wrestling community when he presents a custom-made "Trump Award" to the winner of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo on May 26....
07:52 2019-05-22

Red Cross emergency shelters open for those affected by Ohio tornado The American Red Cross has opened emergency shelters in Ohio after at least one tornado ripped through the region on Monday, leaving more than five million without power....
14:52 2019-05-28

Sources: Destiny 2 Is Coming To Google Stadia, Getting Cross-Save You’ll soon be able to transfer your Destiny 2 progress between multiple platforms: Xbox, PC, and the streaming service Google Stadia, on which the popular loot shooter will launch this fall. PlayStation 4 remains up in the air....
18:39 2019-06-05

Israeli forces kill Palestinian trying to cross border: officials Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager who was trying to climb a security fence and cross into Israel from the occupied West Bank on Friday, an Israeli official and Palestinian witnesses said....
13:26 2019-05-31

Draymond Green flies cross country to see Kevin Durant Warriors forward Draymond Green, who had a spat with teammate Kevin Durant earlier this season, hopped on a plane and flew from San Francisco to New York this weekend with plans to visit the fallen superstar and check on his health, according to an NBA source. Durant, who as a free agent would be ab...
00:26 2019-06-16

Bodies of father and daughter who died trying to cross into the US returned to El Salvador The bodies of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his 23-month-old daughter, Angie Valeria, were returned home to their native El Salvador on Sunday, according to El Salvador's Secretary of Communications for the President, one week after they died trying to cross the US border....
21:26 2019-06-30

What to watch as IndyCar heads back to Texas Buckle up, because you never know what to expect at Texas. IndyCar Insider Jim Ayello previews Saturday's race, which has provided mayhem in the past.        ...
02:26 2019-06-06

Giants 3B Longoria heads to IL with plantar fasciitis Just as he was heating up, San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria wound up on the 10-day injured list Monday due to plantar fasciitis in his left foot....
21:00 2019-07-15

Denmark's left heads right in general election With the rise of the extreme far-right party Hard Line, the anti-immigration rhetoric is as sharp as ever. So why is the left also jumping on that bandwagon? Anne Sofie Hoffmann Schroder reports from Copenhagen....
21:39 2019-06-04

Some people have slightly squashed heads thanks to Neanderthal DNA Many people carry Neanderthal DNA that can affect brain cell growth and the insulation around neurons – and that may have a small impact on brain performance...
17:39 2019-05-21

A Heads-Up Play and Another Unlikely Hero Fuel a Win for the Mets Todd Frazier bunted against a shift to start a rally, and Adeiny Hechavarria put the team ahead with an unlikely homer. Business as usual for the injury-hampered, depth-fortified Mets....
02:13 2019-05-27

Review: Angel and Demon Cross the Aisle to Save the World. (Sorry, It’s Fiction) ‘Good Omens,’ based on Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s comic fantasy novel about Armageddon, finally makes it to the screen as an Amazon mini-series....
22:52 2019-05-31

Flying Wallendas siblings triumphantly cross Times Square on tightrope They crossed the Crossroads of the World — hundreds of feet above the pavement. A brother and sister from the famed Flying Wallendas circus family on Sunday night successfully crossed a tightrope suspended between two skyscrapers 25 stories above Times Square. Seventh-generation daredevil Nik Wallen...
09:26 2019-06-24

Former UBS Banker in China Convicted in Cross-Border Insider Trading Case A former banker from UBS’s Shanghai office was sentenced to nine years in prison in a case involving leaks about a $6.3 billion takeover by Cosco Shipping Holdings....
14:52 2019-06-21

World Cup Live: Morgan Six-Hitting Spree Ends, England Cross 350 England vs Afghanistan Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: England are eyeing a big total against Afghanistan, thanks to a fiery record-century by skipper Eoin Morgan in World Cup 2019 at Old......
15:13 2019-06-18

‘Destiny 2’ coming to Google Stadia complete with cross-platform saves With E3 2019 almost here we’re getting more and more reports about what the new gaming event will have to offer. Just as Microsoft prepares to talk more about xCloud, its games streaming service, Google will announce more details about Stadia, the streaming services it unveiled a few months ag...
20:26 2019-06-06

Meeting to discuss cross-border water flow from major storms NOGALES – The International Boundary and Water Commission is holding a public meeting to discuss trans-boundary storm water flows. The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 20th at the Nogales City Hall Council Chambers,  777 N. Grand Ave., Nogales, Arizona. It will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. a...
12:26 2019-06-20

Trump becomes first sitting US president in history to cross border into North Korea While the two spoke of reconciliation, Trump said that U.S. sanctions on the country over its nuclear weapons and missile development programs would stay for now....
11:13 2019-06-30

Supreme Court Allows Maryland Cross Honoring WWI Veterans on Public Land (WASHINGTON) — A World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The justices, in ruling 7-2 in favor of the cross’ backers, concluded that the nearly 100-year-old memorial’s presence on a...
17:52 2019-06-20

Iran hits Iraqi Kurdish fighters with cross-border shelling Iranian state TV is reporting that the country’s elite Revolutionary Guard has targeted Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, using missiles and cannons...
15:39 2019-07-12

Destiny 2 Now Free-to-Play, Cross Save Support and New Expansion Announced Bungie has announced the next major expansion of Destiny 2 called Shadowkeep, which arrives in September with cross save support across PS4, Stadia and more....
13:52 2019-06-07

Supreme court rules war memorial in shape of Christian cross can stand Maryland Peace Cross commemorates first world war deadJustices rule 7-2 cross does not violate church-state separationA 40ft-tall, cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not represent an impermissible government endorsement of religion, the US supreme court ruled on Thurs...
23:39 2019-06-20

Apple shares its vision for macOS 10.15 Catalina: Cross-platform apps are key Apple's new framework, Project Catalyst, will help iOS developers translate existing mobile apps into macOS apps. SAN JOSE, Calif.—The next major operating system update for Apple's Mac computers will bring new apps, and a handful of quality life improvements...
22:52 2019-06-03

Holy Cross order releases list of accused abusive priests The Roman Catholic religious order that founded the University of Notre Dame has identified 14 priests and one seminarian who it says were credibly accused of sexually abusing minors across the country since the 1940s....
21:52 2019-06-12

Don't miss: Shark crime, optical games and dairy in the cross hairs Find out how criminal conspiracies are killing sharks, how tricks of the pen changed our view of the world and why milk may soon become a thing of the past...
15:39 2019-05-21

Fortnite Fortbyte 51 Location - Accessible by using the Cluck Strut to cross the road Accessible by using the Cluck Strut to cross the road in front of Peelys Banana Stand is the latest Fortbyte 51 Challenge players can complete today. Here's everything you need to know....
18:52 2019-06-08

Ban government investment in fossil fuels, urges cross-party group of MPs UK aid projects ‘actively undermine’ efforts to tackle climate crisis, MPs and campaign groups warnA cross-party group of MPs, backed by campaign groups, has called for an immediate ban on all investment in fossil fuels and for all UK aid to be “nature positive”.The 28 MPs, led by Tory Zac Goldsmith...
22:26 2019-07-08

Flying Wallendas safely cross Times Square on high wire NEW YORK (AP) — Two siblings from the famed Flying Wallendas (vah-LEN’-dahs) safely crossed Times Square on a high wire strung between two skyscrapers 25 stories above the pavement. Nik Wallenda is a seventh-generation acrobat, but this time, he was nervous. His sister, Lijana (lee-YAH’-...
05:39 2019-06-24

Sanchez scores winning penalty as Chile beat Colombia in shootout to reach semi-final "Reigning champions Chile advanced to the semi-finals of the Copa America on Friday after beating Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shootout following a 0-0 draw at the Corinthians arena."...
12:00 2019-06-29

Brad Pitt Heads to Space in First Trailer for Ad Astra Fox has released the first trailer for Brad Pitt-starrer sci-fi film Ad Astra, which has been directed by James Gray (The Lost City of Z). Ad Astra will release September 20....
15:26 2019-06-05

Xi heads to North Korea as fate of US nuclear deal still up in the air More than 15 months after Kim Jong Un traveled to Beijing and invited the Chinese President to visit Pyongyang, Xi Jinping is finally heading to the North Korean capital for a two-day state visit this week....
07:13 2019-06-19

Trump heads to Europe at a time of remembrance, turmoil LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump is headed back to Europe, where on previous visits he has strained historic friendships and insulted his hosts. This time, he faces an ally in turmoil and a global call to renew democratic pacts. The agenda for Trump’s weeklong journey is both ceremonial an...
08:52 2019-06-03

Ex-first lady heads to runoff in Guatemala presidential race A former first lady has emerged as the top vote-getter in the first round of Guatemala’s presidential election, but she will have to compete in an August runoff to determine the next leader of the Central American nation...
22:39 2019-06-17

| Indian women's heads shaved for 'resisting' rape An Indian mother and her daughter had their heads shaved and were paraded through their village after resisting an attempted rape by men including a local official, police say....
22:52 2019-06-28

Japan’s Abe heads to Iran in hopes to help ease tension TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has headed to Iran on a closely watched trip, saying he hoped to help ease tension in the Middle East. Abe told reporters Wednesday that he wants to do as much as he could to secure peace and stability in the region. Tension has intensified since ...
09:26 2019-06-12

Luxury handbag maker Mulberry heads to the pub after £5m loss Company seeking to attract younger shoppers with series of music gigs in London pubsThe luxury handbag maker Mulberry is aiming to raise its profile with younger shoppers with a series of music gigs in pubs after falling to a £5m loss.The Somerset-based company said it was investing in the UK market...
02:13 2019-06-20

Another Key Yankee, Domingo German, Heads for the Injured List German, who has emerged as a stalwart for the battered Yankees and entered the day tied for the major league lead with nine wins, landed on the injured list with a strained left hip flexor muscle....
03:00 2019-06-10

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during the day, bringing strong winds and heavy rain tha...
19:00 2019-07-13

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the real thing...
11:00 2019-06-09

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at about six weeks, when many women may not know they...
15:39 2019-05-21

Heads up! There will be a record number of Memorial Day travelers, AAA predicts If you are thinking of getting out of town for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the best time to leave was last week.        ...
16:13 2019-05-21

Credit Suisse exec heads to Deutsche Bank Deutsche Bank has named Steven Feinberg to manage its US investment-grade debt trading, Bloomberg reported. Feinberg had previously worked at Credit Suisse Group for almost two decades. Feinberg will be a managing director at the Frankfurt, Germany-based Deutsche Bank, reporting to Paul Huchro....
04:52 2019-06-20

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Leipzig's progressive mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
22:52 2019-06-06

China’s Xi heads for NKorea for state visit, talks with Kim BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea, which he has said will strengthen the countries’ strategic ties. Xinhua news agency said Xi left Thursday morning and was accompanied by his wife, Peng Liyuan, and several Communist Par...
04:52 2019-06-20

China's Xi heads for NKorea for state visit, talks with Kim Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea, which he has said will strengthen the countries' strategic ties....
07:52 2019-06-20

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes forming in ice sheets. The research, which was published this month in Nature, attempted to explain the development of a huge gap in the ice in Antarcti...
04:13 2019-06-12

Xi heads to North Korea to break cycle of mistrust Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Pyongyang on Thursday for talks with Kim Jong Un, part of a two-day state visit to North Korea that's the first by a Chinese leader in 14 years....
19:52 2019-06-20

Blackmon heads to injured list with strained right calf DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right calf. The team on Monday announced the move, which is retroactive to May 24. Blackmon suffered the injury at Pittsburgh last week when he fouled a ball off his calf. He was hop...
20:26 2019-05-27

Trump heads for historic DMZ meeting with North Korea’s Kim SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump is on his way to the Korean Demilitarized Zone for a historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Trump departed Seoul by helicopter on Sunday afternoon shortly after South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced that Kim had accepted Trump&#...
07:13 2019-06-30

US balks as Venezuela heads up UN-backed disarmament body The U.S. ambassador to the U.N.'s main disarmament body has walked out of its current session in Geneva to protest that Venezuela has taken the chair....
14:52 2019-05-28

The Latest: Trump heads back to US after visit to Japan TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 1:08 p.m. President Donald Trump is on his way back to the United States after a four-day visit to Japan. Trump and first lady Melania Trump said goodbye to Japanese officials on a rain-slicked tarmac in Toky...
11:39 2019-05-28

Gold Heads for Worst Day in a Year After Jobs Report Gold prices slid following an upbeat jobs report, heading toward their largest one-day decline in more than a year as traders dialed back bets that the Federal Reserve will lower interest rates....
18:26 2019-07-05

Points proven, World Cup heads into grand finale Television audience records have been smashed, global media coverage has been unprecedented and the quality of football has won over many skeptics -- now the women’s World Cup heads into its final week, the business end of the tournament....
14:13 2019-06-30

Nürburgring Nordschleife next as all-action WTCR heads to Germany "The 2019 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO resumes in Germany next month when the legendary 25.378-kilometre Nürburgring Nordschleife hosts the fifth event of this enthralling season."...
12:52 2019-05-27

WRC Rally Portugal: Ott Tanak heads Toyota 1-2-3 into Saturday Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak leads Rally Portugal after Friday's seven stages, holding a 17.3 second advantage over team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala...
23:39 2019-05-31

U.S.-China trade war of words heads for Fox cable TV face-off China's propaganda war with the United States over their escalating trade dispute will reach a crescendo of sorts when a broadcaster from Chinese state television debates a Fox Business host in prime time on the U.S. cable network....
12:00 2019-05-29

Senior NCP Leader Joins Shiv Sena, Blames Sharad Pawar For His Cross Over Senior Nationalist Congress Party leader and former minister Jaydutta Kshirsagar on Wednesday joined the Shiv Sena, saying he felt "suffocated" in the NCP....
20:13 2019-05-22

Supreme Court: WWI memorial cross doesn't violate church-state clause The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday that a large concrete cross in suburban Washington, D.C., that honors veterans of World War I does not violate the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and state....
21:26 2019-06-20

Flying Wallendas to cross Times Square on high wire 25 stories above pavement Lijana Wallenda makes a brave return after a high wire accident broke nearly all the bones in her face two years ago.        ...
03:39 2019-06-24

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak A five year-old boy has died of Ebola in Uganda, a health official said on Wednesday, in the first case of the disease crossing the border from the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
12:52 2019-06-12

Supreme Court throws out ruling that blocked Florida cross on public land The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday threw out a lower court ruling that declared that a 34-foot (10 meters) Christian cross standing on public land in Pensacola, Florida violated the U.S. Constitution's ban on government endorsement of religion....
17:13 2019-06-28

The recording industry has a terrible track record of preserving the past: Alan Cross While thousands of master recordings were lost in a 2008 fire at Universal Studios, the sad truth is that this kind of wanton destruction isn't unique....
20:39 2019-06-23

Flying Wallendas cross Times Square on high wire in dramatic stunt Nik Wallenda, a seventh-generation acrobat, and his sister, Lijana Wallenda, coming back after a near-fatal accident in 2017, when she broke nearly every bone in her face, crossed Times Square in New York City on a high wire between skyscrapers, 25 stories above the pavement....
06:13 2019-06-24

Marcia Cross wants to destigmatize anal cancer, says hers was linked to husband's battle Marcia Cross opened up about her anal cancer diagnosis, which she recently learned may be linked to her husband's 2009 battle with throat cancer.        ...
14:39 2019-06-06

'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' arrives October 25th with cross-play The next Call of Duty game is called Modern Warfare. Yes, just like the 2007 game. Yes, it's kind of confusing. Now that's out of the way -- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is scheduled to hit Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC on October 25th, complete wi......
01:52 2019-05-31

Alberta man back chasing running records after cross-Canada speed attempt Dave Proctor's attempted speed record across Canada last summer was foiled by a bad back, so the ultramarathoner's comeback plan is chasing a pair of quirkier running benchmarks....
00:26 2019-05-25

Judge denies mistrial motion in Nxivm case after stopping cross-examination A motion for a mistrial was denied on Thursday by a judge who brought accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s trial to a screeching halt the day before — when he accused a defense attorney of driving a witness toward a nervous breakdown. “You went way over the line,” Ju...
20:01 2019-05-23

Kiddie pools, doughnut floaties, noodles: Migrants use inflatables to cross the Rio Grande EAGLE PASS, Texas — Central American migrants are trying out new flotation devices typically seen at summertime pool parties in an effort to get across the fast-flowing Rio Grande that runs between Mexico and Texas....
04:13 2019-06-18

Unborn Baby Dies While Mother Waits For Visa To Cross Border Into Chile Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the border from Peru into Chile....
09:39 2019-07-14

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in the country on Friday, called on authorities to “make a significant effort” to “tackle the endemic impunity” surrounding these cases....
15:52 2019-05-21

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
19:52 2019-07-12

Weakened Xi heads to meet Modi and Putin at security conference Smiling broadly as he strode into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in June 2018 alongside a group of world leaders, Chinese President Xi Jinping had never looked stronger....
17:52 2019-06-14

Serena Williams’ jacket turns heads: ‘goddess,’ ‘champion’ PARIS — “Champion,” ”queen,” ”goddess” and “mother.” Those were the words, in French, printed on a black-and-white warmup jacket that Serena Williams wore before her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday. “Those are things that mean a lot to m...
05:26 2019-05-28

Kadeisha Buchanan heads Canada to World Cup victory over Cameroon In a performance typical of Canada of late - dull but efficient - another of Lyon’s treble-winners, the centre-back Kadeisha Buchanan, proved the difference as they made it nine in 10 clean sheets in 2019 against slightly chaotic but exhilarating Cameroon.One would be forgiven for handing home advan...
01:13 2019-06-11

South African parliament elects new committee heads despite opposition South Africa's ruling African National Congress used its majority to elect new committee heads on Tuesday, including a lawmaker accused of bribery, despite opposition from rival parties concerned over the caliber of nominees....
16:13 2019-07-02

The 2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Is The For The Real Sedan Heads If you want a nice and good and fine four-door BMW, you get a BMW 5 Series. If you want a nice and good and fine version of that four-door but want it with only two doors, you get a BMW 8 series. If you want a nice and good and fine four-door version of the two-door version of the BMW 5 Series, you ...
02:26 2019-06-19

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Heads Into World Cup on a Winning Note The U.S. women’s soccer team dominated its final tuneup game before the World Cup, beating Mexico 3-0 on Sunday at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey, then exited amid fireworks and a swell of cheers from a near-sellout crowd....
02:39 2019-05-27

Iranian foreign minister heads to New York for U.N. conference: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to New York on Saturday to a United Nations conference, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported, amid rising tension between Washington and Tehran....
18:13 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and flooding when it comes ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
17:39 2019-07-12

Google Maps will soon give you a heads-up on your busy train commute Google has been stepping up Google Maps and Google Assistant's abilities recently, with Maps able to advise you about speed limits and Assistant offering public transit info in new locations. Now, Google Maps is delivering details on how busy public transit will be, Wall Street Journal reports....
01:13 2019-06-28

PM Modi's 'Hand-Delivered' Letters To Village Heads A Hit. What He Wrote Concerned about the water crisis in rural areas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a personal letter to 'Gram Pradhans' or village chiefs requesting them to conserve large amounts of rainwater......
09:13 2019-06-15

Bol Bol Heads To Denver Nuggets After Agonizing Draft Night Slide Extremely fun one-and-done Oregon prospect Bol Bol showed up to Thursday night’s NBA draft decked out in a black suit featuring a garish sequined spider web on the left shoulder, smiling and optimistic and looking forward to being drafted somewhere in the lottery. His night ended with him gloomily t...
07:01 2019-06-21

Tacko Fall continuing to turn heads at NBA summer league Tacko Fall is continuing to take the Las Vegas Summer League by storm. The 7-foot-6 big man, who is seeking a roster spot on the Celtics, scored 12 points, grabbed eight rebounds and had four blocks in 17 minutes to help lead Boston to a 113-87 victory over the Grizzlies on Thursday night in Las......
14:26 2019-07-12

British Grand Prix: Bottas heads Mercedes one-two in Silverstone FP2 Valtteri Bottas narrowly beat Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton to the fastest time in second practice for the British Grand Prix, as Mercedes moved to the top of the order...
00:00 2019-07-13

METALS-London copper holds steady, heads for best week in 12 London copper prices were flat in early Asian trade on Friday, holding on to gains made after the United States and top metals consumer China agreed to restart trade talks and amid signs the Federal Reserve may further cut interest rates this year. Copper was on course to gain 2.6% this week, wh...
07:00 2019-06-21

Golf: Tougher conditions at U.S. Open as early wave heads out The U.S. Open birdie-fest looked ready to come to an end as cool, overcast conditions greeted the morning wave at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Friday, with overnight leader Justin Rose and Tiger Woods out on the course....
19:00 2019-06-14

Runner’s heartbroken husband posts photo of her ‘before she heads up to heaven’ A distance runner who has been battling a rare form of cancer for the past decade is now in grave condition, her heartbroken husband confirmed to The Post. Gabriele Grunewald, 32, who was diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2009 while at the University of Minnesota, was moved to comfort care ...
23:52 2019-06-10

Resurgent Woods heads to PGA with Nicklaus record back in play "Tiger Woods heads to the PGA Championship just three major titles behind Jack Nicklaus\u0027 record tally of 18 thanks to his Masters triumph in April."...
19:26 2019-05-21

G20 heads struggle to narrow differences beyond their concern on global growth Many leaders of the world's top 20 economies on Friday voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose to global growth, but were at loggerheads on key issues such as World Trade Organization (WTO) reform, Japanese and Russian delegates said....
13:39 2019-06-28

Both Kawhi Leonards are turning heads at Raptors’ title parade The star of this year’s NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors was without a doubt Kawhi Leonard. So, it’s no surprise that the two-time NBA Finals MVP stole the show at Toronto’s celebratory parade Monday. Make that two Kawhi Leonard(s) stole the show… A man who vaguely re...
01:26 2019-06-18

The Fiver | Swaggering close to glory only to bash their heads against the podium Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!‘Spursy’ is a relatively recent addition to football’s lexicon, an adjective used to describe a particular club’s uncanny ability to swagger to within touching distance of glory, only to trip up and bash their heads against the podium, leaving them ...
01:26 2019-06-01

Israel heads to election as Netanyahu fails to form govt Israel’s political system has been roiled by parliament’s vote to dissolve itself after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a Wednesday midnight deadline...
05:26 2019-05-30

Divided Britain heads to the polls for EU elections it was not meant to hold Britain will hold European Parliament elections on Thursday, a vote which is expected to show growing frustration on both sides of the Brexit divide nearly three years after the country voted to leave the European Union....
17:13 2019-05-22

President Trump Heads to Europe at a Time of Remembrance and Turmoil (WASHINGTON) — Like a bull who keeps returning to the china shop, President Donald Trump is headed back to Europe, where on previous visits he has strained historic friendships and insulted his hosts. This time, he faces an ally in turmoil and a global call to renew democratic pacts. The agend...
08:26 2019-06-03

Ronaldo heads Portugal squad for Nations League finals "Hosts Portugal named their squad for next month\u0027s inaugural Nations League finals on Thursday with Cristiano Ronaldo heading the bill and an inclusion for Benfica teenager Joao Felix."...
17:26 2019-05-23

RJ Barrett is turning heads in his bright pink NBA draft suit Growing up, former Duke basketball star RJ Barrett envisioned his NBA draft day — particularly walking across the stage and greeting the league commissioner, Adam Silver. “Shaking the commissioner’s hand has always been a big thing for me,” Barrett, 19, tells The Post. “When you’re young and you wat...
19:13 2019-06-20

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
18:53 2019-05-23

Mali president heads for Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali went on Thursday to visit the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, his office said....
16:39 2019-06-13

Alexander Wang heads to Rockefeller Plaza for al fresco show NEW YORK (AP) — Embracing Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center as his venue, Alexander Wang offered a huge hug to his city and American fashion as he showed his latest collection al fresco Friday night. He opened his show to the public, offering a street-level view into the spot by the golden Promet...
05:13 2019-06-01

G20 heads to stop short of denouncing protectionism in communique: Nikkei Group of 20 leaders will agree to accelerate World Trade Organization (WTO) reforms but stop short of calling for the need to resist protectionism in a communique to be issued on Saturday, the Nikkei newspaper said....
03:52 2019-06-29

Guatemala election: former first lady Sandra Torres heads for runoff Centre-left candidate falls far short of outright majorityTorres to face rightwing candidate in August second roundGuatemala’s presidential election was headed for a runoff as results on Monday gave the center-left candidate Sandra Torres a clear lead but far short of the outright majority needed to...
17:52 2019-06-17

Great white shark heads to the Hamptons just in time for Memorial Day Cabot, the great white shark that made a splash when he was tracked in the Long Island Sound off of Greenwich, Conn., clearly has posh taste — he’s now made it to the Hamptons....
19:39 2019-05-22

'A form of extortion': Iran to charge foreign ships a toll to cross Strait of Hormuz Iran is planning to charge foreign ships a toll in exchange for "protection" across the Strait of Hormuz, a key trade route and a flashpoint in the escalating dispute between the United States and the Islamic Republic....
00:26 2019-07-09

Supreme Court rules 40-foot-tall cross can stay on public land in Maryland A 40-foot-tall cross that serves as a tribute to World War I dead may continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday – saying the memorial doesn’t constitute government endorsement of religion. In a 7-2 vote, the High Court allowed the “Peace Cross” to remain in a bus...
23:00 2019-06-20

China, Hong Kong homebuyers play cross-border musical chairs in Bay Area An ambitious plan to transform the industrial towns of China's Pearl River Delta into a modern economic zone powered by new technology ventures has triggered a rush of cross-border property investments between Hong Kong and the mainland....
12:39 2019-06-13

HPV vaccine prevents anal cancer, too, Desperate Housewives' Marcia Cross reminds us "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross is advocating for HPV vaccines after her anal cancer diagnosis follows husband Tom Mahoney's throat cancer.        ...
01:26 2019-06-07

Flying Wallendas safely cross Times Square on high wire 25 stories above the pavement Lijana Wallenda makes a brave return after a high wire accident broke nearly all the bones in her face two years ago.        ...
06:39 2019-06-24

Is This Cardi B's Riskiest Look Yet? Rapper Turns Heads at TakeOff's Birthday Party Cardi B left little to the imagination at Migos' TakeOff's surprise birthday party on Tuesday night. The female rapper wore a black mesh mini dress that showed off her black bra......
22:26 2019-06-19

Stanley Cup final heads to deciding Game 7 after Bruins thrash Blues Brad Marchand and Tuukka Rask star in Bruins’ 5-1 victoryElectric home crowd in St Louis can’t prevent defeatLast Stanley Cup final Game 7 came in 2011Tuukka Rask made 28 saves, Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist, and the Boston Bruins beat the St Louis Blues 5-1 on Sunday night to even the brui...
16:52 2019-06-10

NBA players wrap their heads around Russell Westbrook-Chris Paul trade Woj bombs can drop NBA players’ jaws to the floor, too. When news broke Thursday night of the blockbuster trade moving Russell Westbrook to the Rockets for Chris Paul and first-round picks to the Thunder, the shock wasn’t reserved for fans alone. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted t...
22:39 2019-07-12

Trump heads to DMZ, dangling possibility of meeting Kim and crossing into North Korea President Trump, always one to think about the ratings, built anticipation ahead of a Sunday visit to the Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea – abruptly offering to meet dictator Kim Jong Un for a handshake and even saying he’s willing to cross the border....
22:13 2019-06-29

Voicemail shows Trump lawyer asking Flynn's for 'heads up' during Mueller probe President Trump's one-time attorney asked Michael Flynn's lawyer for a "heads up" if the former national security adviser intended to give Special Counsel Robert Mueller information damaging to the commander-in-chief, according to a transcript of a voicemail released Friday....
07:26 2019-06-01

Cable News Talking Heads Embarrass Themselves Gushing Over Trump's D-Day Speech Donald Trump was in Normandy on Thursday to participate in one of the easiest things an American president can do: praise the United States for fighting Nazi Germany—the sort of perfunctory, no-brainer sentiment that, for any other commander-in-chief, would be a walk in the park....
20:39 2019-06-06

Melania Trump Turns Heads In $3,500 Jumpsuit On Japan State Visit United States First Lady Melania Trump turned heads as she stepped out wearing a gorgeous sapphire jumpsuit by Loro Piana, costing USD 3,450, during her tour of a museum in Japan on Sunday....
08:52 2019-05-28

Heads up, Mac gamers: big-time PC game port studio to drop support for 32-bit With Apple macOS Catalina's discontinuation of all support for 32-bit coded apps, one game publisher is pulling a lot of titles from its Mac game store, reports Apple Insider.The publisher in question is Aspyr – a studio that redistributes, or 'ports', popular games on PC and c...
21:00 2019-06-18

West African nation Islamic Republic of Mauritania heads to the polls It's the first time voters are electing a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn with military coups. A former general is heavily tipped to win the vote....
20:00 2019-06-22

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations that include research into Earth’s carbon cycle and the formation of asteroids and comets....
15:39 2019-05-21

| Roord heads late Dutch winner to beat brave Kiwis Jill Roord came off the bench and headed home from close range in added time to give the Netherlands a 1-0 women's World Cup victory over New Zealand...
18:26 2019-06-11

Hardened by world title fights Hannah Rankin heads home Hannah Rankin returns from New York with lessons aplenty ahead of Saturday night’s showcase in Glasgow, writes Matt Christie The post Hardened by world title fights Hannah Rankin heads home appeared first on Boxing News....
18:39 2019-06-11

ANZ, Citi and Deutsche cartel case heads for 'bigger courtroom' in Australia A criminal cartel case against Australia and New Zealand Banking Group and the local units of Citigroup and Deutsche Bank was adjourned on Tuesday for further legal arguments ahead of a possible trial....
09:00 2019-07-09

The Latest: Trump ends eventful trip to Asia, heads home President Donald Trump is on his way back to Washington after a four-day trip to Asia during which he became the first American president to set foot in North Korea...
12:39 2019-06-30

Injury-hit Osaka heads to French Open after 'rocky' clay season After pulling out of last week's Italian Open due to injury, World number one Naomi Osaka admitted she has had a “rocky” claycourt season heading into the French Open....
09:52 2019-05-22

Judiciary committee butts heads over witnesses in Mueller report hearing Republicans on the House judiciary committee criticized Democrats for holding a hearing on the Mueller report Thursday to question experts who had no direct knowledge of the special counsel probe....
21:26 2019-06-20

Alex Morgan heads USA past England into Women’s World Cup final They have won new friends and influenced plenty of opinions during a transformative month in France but the Rhône was swelled by English tears last night as Phil Neville’s Lionesses proved second best to the defending champions.England and their manager can head to Nice for Saturday’s third-place pl...
00:39 2019-07-03

Autocar confidential: Volkswagen plans wireless updates, Audi gives us the heads-up and more Volkswagen ID 3 will be updated wirelessly, but only when the time is right Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In this week's wander through the backstage area of motoring, we find out why Hyundai engineers need to get off the bus...
01:26 2019-07-02

Mike Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia, UAE For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran's downing an American drone....
23:52 2019-06-23

Seals with antennas on their heads helped scientists solve an Antarctic mystery A hole of open water, called a polynya, appeared in the winter ice of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. It eventually grew to roughly twice the size of Vermont....
18:52 2019-06-11

Connor Jennings heads Tranmere into League One with extra-time winner While Newport County seethed at the injustice of it all, Tranmere cherished returning to League One after a dramatic winner from Connor Jennings sealed successive promotions for Micky Mellon’s side.Four years after the nadir of dropping out of the Football League Tranmere were entitled not to apolog...
22:13 2019-05-25

Migrant rescue ship heads towards Italian port in defiance of Salvini The migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is making its way towards the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a warning from the country's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that it is closed, the NGO Sea-Eye says....
01:13 2019-07-07

Replica Spitfire turns heads at London station, marking D-Day anniversary Commuters at a London station got up close and personal with a World War Two icon on Friday, when a replica Supermarine Spitfire went on display on the concourse....
13:26 2019-05-31

Destiny 2 Stream News: Google Stadia, Cross Save, Shadowkeep Release Date Leaked Bungie has only just launched Season of Opulence but already it's talking about what's going to come next - and a livestream later today will reveal all....
14:52 2019-06-06

Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un greet each other with cross-border handshake at fortified Demilitarized Zone PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un greet each other with cross-border handshake at fortified Demilitarized Zone. The post Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un greet each other with cross-border handshake at fortified Demilitarized Zone appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:13 2019-06-30

Supreme Court to decide if families of Mexican teens killed by U.S. officials in cross-border shootings can sue The justices were unable to settle the issue earlier, but are now grappling with contradictory lower court decisions regarding cases from Arizona and Texas....
20:39 2019-05-28

Bungie Outlines The Future Of Destiny 2: Cross-Save, No Exclusives, Free-To-Play Base Game Bungie today went in-depth on the future of Destiny 2, delivering a heartfelt video presentation in which franchise bosses Luke Smith and Mark Noseworthy talked about their Activision-free vision: a Destiny 2 that’s continually updated and playable just about anywhere....
00:26 2019-06-07

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
16:26 2019-05-29

'Tariff Man' Trump heads to Iowa, a state scarred by his trade war ahead of 2020 Trump's trip to Iowa shows an effort to contain the damage from tariffs ahead of the 2020 election — especially as Democratic presidential candidates swarm the state....
02:39 2019-06-12

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
16:00 2019-06-11

Kim Jong Un's sister flies solo as she heads to DMZ to meet South Korean officials In a rare contact between North Korean and South Korean officials, Kim Jong Un’ sister met with the South’s officials following the death of a former South Korean first lady on Monday....
19:39 2019-06-12

METALS-London copper ticks higher, heads for best week since late March London copper prices rose slightly on Friday, extending gains made on signals that the U.S. Federal Reserve is ready to cut interest rates as early as next month, while nickel eased from a three-week high. Copper was on course for a 2.7% gain this week, in what would be its best week since the w...
08:26 2019-06-21

Men beat, shave heads of mother-daughter duo who resists sexual assault as punishment Police arrested two men in the sexual assault of an Indian mother and her daughter whose heads they shaved after they resisted rape Wednesday in northeastern Bihar, India. ...
23:39 2019-06-28

Brad Pitt heads into space with mega daddy issues in first Ad Astra trailer Brad Pitt stars as an astronaut in search of his long-lost father (Tommy Lee Jones) in Ad Astra. An astronaut must venture to the edge of our solar system to save the planet in the first trailer for sci-fi drama Ad Astra. Director James Gray (The Lost City of Z) has said he wanted to make a film t...
01:52 2019-06-06

Ancient city of Babylon heads list of Unesco world heritage sites UN also names national park in Iceland among sites protected for their value to humanityThe ancient city of Babylon and an Icelandic national park replete with glaciers, ice caves and volcanoes are among the sites that have been added to Unesco’s world heritage list. More than 1,000 sites around the...
18:00 2019-07-05

Priyanka Gandhi Heads To Brother Rahul's Amid Grim News For Congress Amid a devastating outlook for the Congress as votes were counted on Thursday in the national election, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was seen driving to the home in Delhi of her brother Rahul......
09:52 2019-05-23

Dagen McDowell: Media rips Trump July 4th 'salute' because 'he's taken up residence in their heads' President Trump's July 4 "Salute to America" event is being blasted in the press because pundits are obsessed with the Commander-in-Chief, according to Dagen McDowell....
03:52 2019-07-04

HD Kumaraswamy Back, Deve Gowda Heads Karnataka Crisis Meeting: 10 Points Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, back in India after a private visit to the US but yet to reach Bengaluru, has already started damage control measures. Sources close to him said at least some of the 13......
19:13 2019-07-07

Xi Jinping Heads To North Korea To Meet Kim Jong Un Ahead Of Trump Talks Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a historic trip to Pyongyang on Thursday, rebooting a troubled alliance as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un face their own challenges with US President Donald......
01:39 2019-06-20

Pete Brownell, who heads major supplier of firearms accessories, resigns from NRA board His departure, which Brownell said was driven by the demands of his business, comes as the gun-rights organization is mired in a controversy over spending....
01:26 2019-05-31

German rescue ship heads to Malta after Italy blocks Lampedusa port Sea-Eye said its rescue ship will sail to Malta due to deteriorating conditions on board. They have called on Europe to intervene in Italy's hard-line measures, saying "human lives are not a bargaining chip."...
04:00 2019-07-07

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election period as “largely, peaceful and participatory”, and called for that spirit to prevail through election day and beyond....
15:39 2019-05-21

Who are the best CEOs for minority workers? Heads of Intuit, T-Mobile, Google rank high CEOs on the full Comparably list include Google's Sundar Pichai, Amazon's Jeff Bezos and T-Mobile's CEO John Legere.       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
19:52 2019-05-28

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men on the town’s council voted this week to pass legi...
20:39 2019-06-14

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern over the situation....
14:52 2019-05-26

Rajyavardhan Rathore Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore is one of the most prominent exclusions from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which has a mix of old and new faces....
18:39 2019-05-30

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on a migrant detention center near Tripoli....
23:13 2019-07-05

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key parts of her agenda. The aldermen also approved n...
01:26 2019-05-30

Mauritania’s constitutional council confirms new president NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) —   Mauritania’s constitutional council has confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the country’s president-elect. The council announced Monday that Ould Ghazouania had been elected to a five-year term. He is to be inaugurated on August 1. Ould Ghazouani, 62, a re...
16:52 2019-07-01

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.'s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam....
22:39 2019-06-07

As Shanahan heads to Asia, Iran tensions threaten Pentagon's 'great power' focus As acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heads to Asia on Tuesday to deliver a major policy speech on the region, increasing tensions with Iran threaten to upend the Pentagon's strategy to focus on "great power competition" and countering Russia and China, officials and experts say....
06:00 2019-05-29

Column: Ex-heads of U.S. Social Security Administration offer plan to fix agency's customer service A worsening customer service crisis at the Social Security Administration has prompted three of its former commissioners to urge the U.S. Congress to fix the annual budgeting process that has starved......
13:52 2019-06-05

'Bridgegate' defendant Bill Baroni ordered freed as appeal heads to high court A former top official at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey convicted for his role in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal was ordered released from federal prison Monday....
00:26 2019-07-02

Trump lawyer asked Flynn for ‘heads up’ if he had damaging info in Russia probe: transcript Prosecutors released the full transcript of a voicemail a former Trump lawyer left former national security advisor Michael Flynn after he began cooperating with the government's Russia probe....
02:52 2019-06-01

Missouri’s only abortion clinic’s future uncertain as licence renewal battle heads to court Planned Parenthood sued Missouri last week after state health officials refused to renew the licence of Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood in St. Louis...
21:01 2019-06-04

America's biggest sporting rivalry heads to London, as Major League Baseball hits the UK It's the first time regular-season Major League Baseball (MLB) games will be played in Europe, with the London 2012 Olympic Stadium the chosen venue....
09:26 2019-06-28

Boris Johnson faces cross-party bid to block no-deal Brexit plans as he officially launches leadership campaign Boris Johnson today faces a cross-party attempt to block his plans for a no-deal Brexit as he officially launches a campaign to become the next prime minister....
07:26 2019-06-12

White Mississippi man who burned cross near black residents' home has been charged in federal hate crime case A man faces federal charges in a 2017 cross burning outside the home of African American residents in a small Mississippi town.        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

"Keep the peace": the appeal of a German veteran on eve of D-Day German veteran Paul Golz remembers the first Allied soldier he encountered shortly after the Normandy beach landings 75 years ago. The paratrooper was thirsty, scared - and ready to surrender....
22:13 2019-06-05

Peace might be breaking out in America's longest ever war It may feel like the closed-door talks about peace in Afghanistan have been going on almost as long as the Afghan war itself, but now they are actually going somewhere....
22:00 2019-07-09

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
04:39 2019-06-28

UN Security Council delays response to Libya air strike The United Nations Security Council has failed to deliver a joint statement on the bombing of a migrant detention center in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Diplomatic sources said US officials delayed agreement on a text....
06:26 2019-07-04

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A third party will conduct an economic analysis for the city to make sure the sale would be beneficial to taxpayers. Hotel Arizona sits in the heart of do...
06:13 2019-07-11

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back one of the flagship initiatives of the last mayor three days after taking office by in effect shutting down the Spanish capital’s low-emissions zone.Th...
14:13 2019-06-18

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening......
00:00 2019-05-31

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations. The decree issued Wednesday cuts the size of the National Council of the Environment from 100 to 21. It also el...
19:00 2019-05-30

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites Sudan's transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as part of its withdrawal next year, a Sudanese diplomat said Friday....
08:39 2019-06-15

Paducah Council Amends Anti-Discrimination Ordinance PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials have approved an amendment to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun reports the council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve an amendment for a January 2018 ordinance that added protections for residents who encounter discrimi...
11:26 2019-05-30

EU Council should condemn Turkish actions off Cyprus: Greek PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday the European Council should 'unreservedly condemn the illegal actions of Turkey' which has launched an offshore drill for gas in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone....
13:26 2019-06-18

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushing city council members to “help NYC move into the future of fashion” by supporting Johns...
07:52 2019-05-30

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Gross Value Instead Of ITC The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
20:52 2019-06-20

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
05:39 2019-05-28

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him from a witness into a suspect....
21:52 2019-06-11

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
14:13 2019-07-12

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the International Committee of the Red Cross....
21:39 2019-06-11

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

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now even chairs the world's top human rights body....
04:39 2019-06-28

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the group if it were not reinstated....
18:39 2019-06-27

Algerian council scraps July 4 presidential election Algeria's constitutional council scrapped a presidential election planned for July 4 citing a lack of candidates, prolonging a period of political transition and risking more anger from protesters....
17:00 2019-06-02

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
03:39 2019-07-16

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on Monday....
00:52 2019-06-11

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
22:26 2019-06-11

Rapper Scarface running for city council in Houston HOUSTON (AP) — A member of the iconic rap group the Geto Boys is hoping to trade beats and rhymes for politics. Scarface, whose real name is Brad Jordan, announced over the weekend that he plans to run for a Houston City Council seat. The Office of the City Secretary confirmed Monday that Jordan had...
00:39 2019-06-11

First Meet Of Council Of Ministers Of New Government To Be Held Tomorrow The first meeting of the new council of ministers will be held on Wednesday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to outline the roadmap of his government, sources said Tuesday....
13:26 2019-06-11

No-deal Brexit: Britain heads towards the cliff after Bercow blocks plan to prevent chaotic exit Getty The chances of a no-deal Brexit appeared to increase as Remain-supporting MPs blocked from tabling plan to stop government spending money if a new prime minister took the UK out of the EU with no deal. Hillary Benn, chair of the Commons Brexit committee, believes there are just a few parliame...
05:00 2019-07-03

Nipsey Hussle shooting suspect Eric Holder indicted for death of rapper, heads to trial A grand jury indicted Eric Holder for the shooting death of rapper Nipsey Hussle, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.        ...
02:13 2019-05-22

Nevada bill giving electoral votes to popular-vote winner heads to governor’s desk (CNN) – Nevada will send legislation to the governor’s desk that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the winner of the popular vote — and could become the 15th state to do so. The Nevada Senate passed AB 186 by 12-8 on Tuesday, which would include the state in ...
11:39 2019-05-23

American Chemistry Council lobbyist’s parting warning for Trump The chemical industry’s top lobbyist in Washington said his industry has the ill-fated honor of being one of two most affected by China’s retaliatory tariffs....
23:39 2019-07-05

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to commit to a ceasefire and urged other countries not to intervene or exacerbate the conflict....
22:13 2019-07-05

Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints More than 4,000 sign petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighboursA national debate has been sparked in the Netherlands after a council ordered a primary school playground to be shut for being too noisy.Questions have been raised in the Dutch parliament and a campaign has been lau...
06:13 2019-07-10

Parliament Approves Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill Parliament on Thursday approved a bill that supercedes the Medical Council of India for two years till September 2020, with the Rajya Sabha passing the measure by a voice vote....
19:13 2019-07-04

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
01:13 2019-05-31

County Government Council Meetings To Discuss E-Scooter Ordinance LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)–E-scooters are a topic of conversation at Lexington-Fayette Urban County  Government Council meeting. To help traffic congestion, electric scooters are being used in cities across the country, but cities like Nashville are re-thinking e-scooters. The mayor even consider...
00:39 2019-06-07

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX: spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman said....
16:39 2019-05-23

Sudan military council head says it's ready to negotiate with opposition The head of Sudan's ruling military council said on Wednesday it was ready to meet an opposition alliance to negotiate the country's transition toward democracy, after talks collapsed following the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in....
20:13 2019-06-19

City Council announces two Brooklyn community center renovations The city will finally breathe life into a pair of long-neglected community centers that are supposed to serve the residents of two struggling Brooklyn public-housing complexes, officials announced Thursday. The Gowanus Houses Community Center, which has been shuttered for 14 years, will undergo a $4...
08:00 2019-07-12

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learned. Mark Gjonaj, the head of the council’s Committee on Small Business, said that the “time may have come” for the AG to revisit the terms of a 2013 set...
05:26 2019-07-12

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Council members on Tuesday agreed for the fifth time to delay a vote related to a plan to provide tax incentives for a $100 million expansion of t...
04:26 2019-06-19

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV show “Project Runway” for 16 years, will throw his weight behind Johnson’s anti-fur bill at a City Hal...
22:26 2019-05-21

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learned....
06:00 2019-06-10

City Council staffer caught in the act abusing parking placard The Brooklyn pol is the sponsor of three pending council bills proposing crackdowns on the placards, which ballooned from 67,297 in 2008 to 121,000 this year....
02:39 2019-07-15

Jamie Murray blames ‘vendettas’ for resignation from ATP Player Council • Elder Murray brother attacks ‘people out for their own gains’ • Andy’s Wimbledon opener with Serena Williams postponedJamie Murray said “vendettas” and “people out for their own gains” prompted him to resign from the ATP Player Council. Murray was one of four people, along with the players Robin H...
08:00 2019-07-06

Sydney council to trial Roundup replacement after workers walk off job Blacktown City staff refused to continue using glyphosate weedkillers due to cancer concernsA Sydney council says it will trial a new weedkiller after more than 500 workers walked off the job due to concerns over the use of the glyphosate-based Roundup.The union which represents council workers said...
10:52 2019-07-04

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a multicultural riverside oasis next to the South Pacific hub's Town Hall....
22:13 2019-06-14

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims, accusing Beijing of depriving them of their rights, diplomats said....
04:00 2019-07-03

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX -spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman said....
17:26 2019-05-23

Sudanese officers detained in connection with dispersal of sit-in: military council Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that some officers had been arrested for their involvement in the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in in Khartoum....
22:52 2019-06-13

Kannauj "Giant-Killer" Subrat Pathak Not In PM's Council Of Ministers Subrat Pathak, the BJP paliamentarian from Kannauj, was speculated be one of the faces to be inducted into Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new cabinet today however he was left out. He had defeated......
18:39 2019-05-30

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” said Council Speaker Corey Johnson. “It’s clear that...
04:26 2019-06-13

Was this cough at Tampa City Council meeting really a vulgar insult? What we do know for sure: There was a cough. What we don’t know for sure is whether there was a little something extra at the end of it. A routine Tampa City Council meeting last Thursday has become a topic of debate. Not about policy, but whether legislative aide Carrie Henriquez said a vulga...
21:26 2019-05-30

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having his way with her in a Manhattan hotel, according to a new lawsuit. The then-21-year-old accuser says she was working as a summer intern for the UN when...
02:13 2019-06-15

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this year, expressing their displeasure and......
11:26 2019-06-28

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been discovered by local council workers in the Monaro region of southern New South Wales.Two Snowy Monaro regional council employees found the fossilised ja...
06:00 2019-06-28

Sydney's Inner West council fully divests from fossil fuels Council wants NSW government to work with banks on financial products to make divestment easierSydney’s Inner West council says it has 100% divested from fossil fuels after a three-year process that began before the amalgamation of Leichhardt, Marrickville and Ashfield councils.The council is now ca...
15:52 2019-06-06

DC council might not like Trump's tanks, but Capitol Hill politicians love them Washington's city council might not be thrilled about President Trump's decision to bring tanks to the district for the Fourth of July, but the 80-ton vehicles have long been a favorite of legislators on Capitol Hill....
06:00 2019-07-04

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates over the next two weeks as part of an effort to help end the long-running war. In Kabul, the State Department says Zalmay Khalilzad will consult with t...
20:00 2019-06-01

Were Afghan peace talks in Qatar a success? Representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban reached an agreement on a roadmap to end nearly 18 years of war. But much more difficult work lies ahead to achieve permanent peace, experts say....
20:00 2019-07-09

Serena finds 'peace' after apologizing to Osaka Serena Williams says in a magazine article that after seeing a therapist, she was able to "find peace" after realizing that she needed to apologize to Naomi Osaka for her behavior at the US Open....
22:26 2019-07-09

Palestinians reject US's €50 billion peace plan Palestinian officials have described as "abstract promises" a new $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian Authority will boycott a two-day peace conference in Bahrain next week....
03:13 2019-06-23

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
10:00 2019-07-15

In Bahrain, U.S. Tries to Promote Mideast Peace Through Prosperity A conference organized by the White House was meant to show the economic benefits of its peace plan to Palestinians and Israelis. But major players were absent....
19:00 2019-06-27

Metta World Peace Is Ready for His Closeup. Again. World Peace, known as Ron Artest for much of his N.B.A. career, has become a strong voice on mental health and the subject of a documentary. But he knows many remember him for one thing: the brawl....
04:39 2019-05-29

Taliban-US peace talks reopen in Doha The US and the Taliban have agreed on the broad strokes of what could become a peace deal to end the nearly 18-year-old war. Talks in Qatar are now focused on hashing out the difficult details....
03:13 2019-06-30

How the sheer hell of ultrarunning led me to a strange peace He was often on the verge of giving up such gruelling challenges, but eventually Adharanand Finn found that ultrarunning led him to a meditative stateI never wanted to run an ultra marathon. I’ve always loved running, the freedom of it, the childish abandon, but I was a 10K and half-marathon runner,...
10:13 2019-06-02

Egypt says it will participate in Trump’s peace workshop CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s government says it will take part in the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in Bahrain. The state-run news agency quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez as saying Saturday that the Egyptian delegation will be led by a deputy finance mi...
03:26 2019-06-23

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
13:39 2019-06-09

| UN freezes decrease of Sudan peace mission The UN Security Council has agreed on a four-month pause in the decrease of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum press on with difficult talks on a political transition....
22:26 2019-06-27

Baghdad’s Green Zone, a barometer of war and peace BAGHDAD (AP) — Baghdad’s Green Zone has been a barometer for tension and conflict in Iraq for nearly two decades. The 4-square mile (10-square kilometer) heavily guarded strip on the banks of the Tigris River was known as “Little America” following the 2003 U.S. invasion that toppl...
08:52 2019-05-31

China's Xi says Gulf stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' The Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation and is "standing at a crossroads of war and peace", Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday, calling for calm and restraint and talks to resolve the issue....
05:26 2019-06-28

Why is the Afghan peace process not moving beyond talks? Washington and the Taliban are set to hold a new round of peace talks in Doha. The group has so far held several meetings with the US, and a number of other countries, but there has been too much talking without results....
14:39 2019-06-28

France vows to help Ukraine peace efforts PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to help Ukraine’s new president in his efforts to bring peace in the east of the country and in talking to Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said during a visit to Paris on Monday that the only way to solve the conflict is the d...
20:26 2019-06-17

CHEAP: [inner peace] > this can be yours with $100 off Sony’s WH1000XM3 headphones Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Honestly, noise-canceling headphones are a must today. Noisy plane-rides become yesterday’s problems and awfully loud co-working spaces turn into your own private zen garden. Don’t have a pair already? Then you’r...
19:39 2019-07-03

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire. Acting U.S. Ambassador Jonathan Cohen said 17 months after negotiations were launched to form a committ...
22:39 2019-06-27

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spends nearly every day engaging with his constituents...
08:39 2019-06-05

Germany faces backlash over Russia's return to European rights council Pro-democracy advocates, a former CIA officer and world chess champion Garry Kasparov have slammed the German government's response to Russia's voting rights being reinstated in the Council of Europe....
04:39 2019-06-28

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did not call for a ceasefire....
11:52 2019-07-04

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Net Input Tax Credit Instead Of Gross Value The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
01:13 2019-06-21

Sudan's military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups have agreed to share power for three years and then hold elections, in a deal that brought thousands of people onto the streets to celebrate....
15:13 2019-07-05

Hundreds storm Phoenix council meeting in response to police actions Another demonstration against Phoenix police was held at the Phoenix City Council meeting Wednesday in response to a viral video.        ...
04:26 2019-06-20

Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leading to elections, setting off street celebrations by thousands of people....
04:52 2019-07-05

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to withdraw its "unwarranted restrictions" on......
09:13 2019-07-12

Sudan's military council studies African Union, Ethiopia's proposal Sudan's ruling military council said on Friday a proposal submitted by the African Union (AU) and Ethiopia received on June 27 is suitable for the resumption of talks with the opposition on a transition to democracy....
02:26 2019-06-29

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and an opposition coalition on the structure of the country's transitional government....
02:13 2019-06-24

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have access to justice, basic services and unimpeded humanitarian assistance....
05:26 2019-06-21

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a top general has announced on state television, saying that 12 officers and four soldiers have been arrested.The announcement late on Thursday closely ...
04:00 2019-07-12

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abstentions to approve the resolution on Thursday. The measure, presented by Iceland, cites allegations o...
07:52 2019-07-12

UP Bar Council Chief Darvesh Yadav Cremated, Family Seeks CBI Probe The mortal remains of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav, who was shot dead on Wednesday, were consigned to flames in her native Chandpur village in Etah district....
15:13 2019-06-13

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council Meeting On June 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning water management, agriculture and security, official sources......
16:52 2019-06-04

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
00:00 2019-06-04

Perth council facial recognition trial greeted with concern and scepticism Residents ‘in disbelief’ at alleged lack of consultation over installation of facial recognition technology in East Perth cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across East Perth, despite concerns from privacy experts and...
04:52 2019-06-12

Sudan parties to resume talks on forming transitional council: envoy Sudanese parties have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan said on Tuesday....
22:26 2019-06-11

UP Bar Council Chief Cremated; Yogi Adityanath Vows Security In Courts Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav, who was shot dead by a lawyer on the Agra court premises, was cremated at her native village of Chaandpur in Etah district today....
20:13 2019-06-13

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Hart Island. They’re buried in a city public cemetery — known as Potter’s Field — and mana...
00:00 2019-05-31

UP Bar Council Chief Shot Dead In Agra Court 2 Days After Her Election Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav was shot dead by a fellow-advocate while she was attending an event on the Agra district court premises today, two days after she was elected to the......
18:39 2019-06-12

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of behind-the-scenes arm twisting, council members overw...
07:39 2019-06-14

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

FCA land swap deal, incentives approved by Detroit City Council The city's blessing paves the way for FCA to invest $2.5 billion in the existing Jefferson North plant and the idled Mack Avenue engine plant and bring an expected 4,950 new jobs to the city....
21:52 2019-05-21

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this month.  ...
22:39 2019-06-19

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, two diplomats said....
18:26 2019-06-06

Report on tanker attacks to be presented to U.N. Security Council: Sky News Arabia The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Norway will present to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday the results of a joint probe into attacks targeting four tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, UAE-owned channel Sky News Arabia reported....
13:52 2019-06-06

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
09:52 2019-06-06

St. Vincent and the Grenadines secures record-breaking seat on Security Council Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the smallest nation ever to secure a seat. Also elected were Estonia, Niger, Tunisia, Viet Nam....
21:39 2019-06-07

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were presented. Neither text was adopted as the US draft was vetoed and the Russian draft failing to secure ...
16:13 2019-05-21

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had reportedly come in for criticism by the Government....
11:13 2019-06-12

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council of Muslims says officers need coaching in cultural sensitivity....
22:13 2019-06-05

Inside the Roksanda Ilinčić-designed Gasholders penthouse: top fashion designer adds dramatic style to iconic King's Cross apartment Fashion designers are adding bold, edgy style the interiors of some of the capital's most striking new developments, with Roksanda Ilinčić the latest big name to add her signature colour blocking combinations and textures to a penthouse at The Gasholders in King's Cross....
14:13 2019-07-09

International music festival sends message of peace at DMZ The DMZ Peace Train Music Festival brought international and local musicians to Cheorwon, South Korea for three days of music and entertainment in the shadow of the demilitarized zone border area with North Korea....
22:00 2019-06-10

Kushner in Mideast to drum up support for peace plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is in the Middle East to drum up support for his as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. A White House official says Kushner, along with Trump’s special envoy for international negotiations Jas...
16:39 2019-05-28

Kushner Calls on Palestinians to Reengage With U.S. Peace Plan President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner called on the Palestinians to reengage with the administration’s peace efforts, saying they would get economic assistance only after agreeing to its political demands....
14:13 2019-07-04

Trump Peace Effort Traps Jordan Between U.S. and Palestinians As the Trump administration lays the groundwork for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, neighboring Jordan has been thrust into the awkward position of opposing many of Washington’s policies while depending on its support....
05:13 2019-07-06

China's Xi says the Gulf region stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that the Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation following increased tensions between Iran and the United States....
05:39 2019-06-28

The Latest: Survivor of executed serial killer at peace now The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing execution for a murder spree that claimed the lives of 10 women in Florida in 1984....
03:26 2019-05-24

Ivanka Trump Wants More Women Involved in Peace Processes In major peace talks from 1990 to 2017, women made up just 2% of mediators, 8% of negotiators and 5% of witnesses and signatories, according to the United Nations. Ivanka Trump wants to change that. In a roundtable discussion with lawmakers from both parties this week, the White House senior adviser...
15:00 2019-06-13

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semetic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from the statements and apologized....
15:26 2019-05-23